Period
to 12 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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

Data Analyst
UK > Wales
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 71 96 111
Rank change year-on-year +25 +15 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 37 9 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 2.74% 0.65% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 0.68% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 6
10th Percentile £37,250 £21,250 £24,000
25th Percentile £39,500 £22,000 £25,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £33,750 £33,250
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% +1.50% +10.83%
75th Percentile £50,000 £40,000 £43,313
90th Percentile £53,000 £44,750 £45,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,490
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.62% +5.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,214 1,333 1,613
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.93% 96.18% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 855 1,147 1,388
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Wales

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in Wales.

Salary trend for Data Analyst in Wales

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst in Wales over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in Wales

Data Analyst
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the Wales region over the 6 months to 12 June 2021. 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
South Wales +41 36 £45,000 +33.33% 1
North Wales - 1 £22,250 -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, Data Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (75.68%) Power BI
1 28 (75.68%) Power Platform
2 25 (67.57%) Data Modelling
2 25 (67.57%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (54.05%) Social Skills
4 16 (43.24%) SQL
4 16 (43.24%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (40.54%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (40.54%) Data Analysis
6 14 (37.84%) Finance
6 14 (37.84%) Cognos
6 14 (37.84%) Decision-Making
7 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
7 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
8 11 (29.73%) Alteryx
9 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (21.62%) Analytics
11 7 (18.92%) Data Analytics
11 7 (18.92%) Visualisation
11 7 (18.92%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
13 5 (13.51%) Validation
14 4 (10.81%) Databricks
14 4 (10.81%) Data Lake
14 4 (10.81%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (10.81%) Commercial Awareness
14 4 (10.81%) Azure Stack
14 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (75.68%) Power Platform
2 4 (10.81%) Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Azure Data Factory
2 4 (10.81%) Azure Stack
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (2.70%) Power Automate
3 1 (2.70%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (75.68%) Power BI
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (10.81%) Data Lake
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.81%) Tableau
4 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (8.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (54.05%) Social Skills
2 15 (40.54%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (37.84%) Finance
4 4 (10.81%) Law
4 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (8.11%) Avionics
6 1 (2.70%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Mindset
1 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
1 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Business Intelligence
1 25 (67.57%) Data Modelling
2 16 (43.24%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (40.54%) Data Analysis
4 14 (37.84%) Decision-Making
5 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.62%) Analytics
7 7 (18.92%) Data Analytics
7 7 (18.92%) Visualisation
8 5 (13.51%) Validation
9 4 (10.81%) Commercial Awareness
9 4 (10.81%) Competitor Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
9 4 (10.81%) Data Management
9 4 (10.81%) DevOps
9 4 (10.81%) Scrum
10 3 (8.11%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (8.11%) High Availability
10 3 (8.11%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
10 3 (8.11%) Release Train
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) Delphi
3 2 (5.41%) VBA
4 1 (2.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) GDPR
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Cognos
2 11 (29.73%) Alteryx
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Databricks
5 3 (8.11%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy
7 1 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow