Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Data Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Data Analyst
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1054 1123 1166
Rank change year-on-year +69 +43 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Data Analyst 123 99 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.052% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.054% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 92 88 130
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.74% +5.06%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,700 £32,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Senior Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Data Analyst.

Salary trend for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Data Analyst over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Data Analyst in the UK

Senior Data Analyst
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Data Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 97 £50,000 +11.11% 9
UK excluding London +73 74 £45,000 +5.88% 7
London +13 48 £50,000 -16.67% 3
South East +39 22 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Scotland - 22 £46,250 - 1
South West +1 13 £42,000 -6.67%
Midlands +22 7 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands +39 5 £40,000 -5.88%
North of England +6 5 £40,000 -
North West -21 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Yorkshire +34 2 £45,000 -25.00%
West Midlands +14 2 £75,000 +50.00%
East of England -7 2 £50,000 +13.64% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £33,750 -
Wales +16 1 £40,000 +31.15%

Senior Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior Data Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Data Analyst in the job title.

1 92 (74.80%) SQL
2 64 (52.03%) Data Analysis
3 54 (43.90%) Finance
3 54 (43.90%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (36.59%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (34.15%) Data Management
6 41 (33.33%) Analytics
7 38 (30.89%) SAS
8 37 (30.08%) Data Modelling
9 34 (27.64%) Tableau
10 33 (26.83%) R
10 33 (26.83%) Degree
11 31 (25.20%) Microsoft Excel
12 30 (24.39%) Python
12 30 (24.39%) Banking
13 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (17.07%) Mathematics
13 21 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (15.45%) Visualisation
15 18 (14.63%) Data Quality
15 18 (14.63%) Marketing
16 16 (13.01%) Retail Banking
16 16 (13.01%) SQL Server
16 16 (13.01%) ETL
17 15 (12.20%) Teradata
17 15 (12.20%) Power BI
17 15 (12.20%) Infrastructure Management
18 13 (10.57%) Google
18 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
19 12 (9.76%) BusinessObjects

Senior Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (30.89%) SAS
2 3 (2.44%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 31 (25.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.25%) SPSS
5 2 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) FastStats
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.81%) HFM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.81%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.32%) Google Analytics
3 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.63%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (13.01%) SQL Server
3 15 (12.20%) Power BI
4 12 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (8.13%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.32%) Big Data
6 9 (7.32%) QlikView
7 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.07%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (4.07%) Looker
8 5 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.25%) Base SAS
9 4 (3.25%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
9 4 (3.25%) Data Mining
9 4 (3.25%) MS Access
9 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.44%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) ERwin
1 5 (4.07%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (43.90%) Finance
2 30 (24.39%) Banking
3 18 (14.63%) Marketing
4 16 (13.01%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.69%) Retail
6 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.44%) Electronics
7 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.63%) Advertising
8 2 (1.63%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Automotive
9 1 (0.81%) French Language
9 1 (0.81%) Games
9 1 (0.81%) German Language
9 1 (0.81%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.81%) Law
9 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.81%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) XML
2 2 (1.63%) .NET
2 2 (1.63%) Web Services
3 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.81%) CSS
3 1 (0.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (43.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.07%) Credit Risk
2 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.25%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.25%) Fintech
4 3 (2.44%) Derivative
4 3 (2.44%) Equities
4 3 (2.44%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.44%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.81%) FMCG
6 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.81%) iPad
6 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.81%) Linux
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.03%) Data Analysis
2 45 (36.59%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (34.15%) Data Management
4 41 (33.33%) Analytics
5 37 (30.08%) Data Modelling
6 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (17.07%) Mathematics
7 19 (15.45%) Visualisation
8 16 (13.01%) ETL
9 15 (12.20%) Infrastructure Management
10 12 (9.76%) Data Analytics
11 11 (8.94%) Actionable Insight
12 10 (8.13%) Data Visualisation
12 10 (8.13%) Scrum
12 10 (8.13%) Statistical Modelling
13 9 (7.32%) Data Lineage
13 9 (7.32%) Logical Data Model
13 9 (7.32%) Physical Data Model
14 8 (6.50%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (6.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (74.80%) SQL
2 33 (26.83%) R
3 30 (24.39%) Python
4 12 (9.76%) VBA
5 5 (4.07%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.07%) VB
6 3 (2.44%) C#
6 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.63%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.81%) Java
8 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (26.83%) Degree
2 7 (5.69%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.63%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (27.64%) Tableau
2 15 (12.20%) Teradata
3 13 (10.57%) Google
3 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.69%) Adobe
5 5 (4.07%) SAP
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle
7 3 (2.44%) Optimizely
8 2 (1.63%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.63%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.81%) Alterian
9 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.81%) Siebel
9 1 (0.81%) Vertica