Period
to 25 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Data Lake skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Lake over the 6 months to 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Lakes
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 161 131 287
Rank change year-on-year -30 +156 +7
Permanent jobs citing Data Lake 118 110 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.63% 2.19% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.73% 7.26% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 101 102 54
10th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £68,750 £66,875 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £87,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.43% +25.00% -3.45%
75th Percentile £106,250 £105,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 -
London median annual salary £75,000 £81,250 £72,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +12.07% +3.57%

Data Lake is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,060 1,515 3,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 28.50% 30.11% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,830 1,309 2,807
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £40,850
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £102,500 £100,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Data Lake
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Data Lake as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Lake in Central London

Data Lake
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Lake in Central London.

Salary trend for Data Lake in Central London

Data Lake
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Lake in Central London over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Lake in Central London

Data Lake
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Lake within the Central London region over the 6 months to 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London -39 101 £80,000 -8.57% 33
Southwark - 3 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 - -
Camden - 2 £64,000 -
West End of London -1 1 £82,500 +57.14%
City of Westminster -13 1 - -
Lambeth - 1 - -
Data Lake
London

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, IT jobs citing Data Lake also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Data Lake.

1 75 (63.56%) Azure
2 74 (62.71%) SQL
3 70 (59.32%) Data Warehouse
4 62 (52.54%) Analytics
5 54 (45.76%) Business Intelligence
6 50 (42.37%) Python
7 46 (38.98%) ETL
8 44 (37.29%) Databricks
9 43 (36.44%) Big Data
10 41 (34.75%) Azure Data Factory
11 39 (33.05%) Finance
12 37 (31.36%) Data Modelling
12 37 (31.36%) DevOps
12 37 (31.36%) AWS
13 34 (28.81%) CI/CD
14 31 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (25.42%) Data Science
15 30 (25.42%) Power Platform
15 30 (25.42%) Power BI
16 26 (22.03%) Microsoft
17 25 (21.19%) Hadoop
17 25 (21.19%) Data Engineering
17 25 (21.19%) Social Skills
18 24 (20.34%) Data Pipeline
18 24 (20.34%) Machine Learning
19 23 (19.49%) Java
19 23 (19.49%) Azure Synapse Analytics
20 22 (18.64%) Computer Science
21 21 (17.80%) Data Analytics
21 21 (17.80%) C#

Data Lake
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 19 (16.10%) Apache Spark
2 10 (8.47%) Confluence
3 9 (7.63%) SAS
4 7 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.39%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 75 (63.56%) Azure
2 41 (34.75%) Azure Data Factory
3 37 (31.36%) AWS
4 30 (25.42%) Power Platform
5 23 (19.49%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 14 (11.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 14 (11.86%) GCP
7 12 (10.17%) Serverless
8 10 (8.47%) Azure Monitor
8 10 (8.47%) Snowflake
9 8 (6.78%) Azure Machine Learning
10 7 (5.93%) Azure Event Grid
10 7 (5.93%) PaaS
10 7 (5.93%) SaaS
11 5 (4.24%) Azure Functions
12 4 (3.39%) Amazon S3
12 4 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (3.39%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
12 4 (3.39%) Azure Service Bus
12 4 (3.39%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (2.54%) Network Security
3 1 (0.85%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (59.32%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (36.44%) Big Data
3 30 (25.42%) Power BI
4 25 (21.19%) Hadoop
5 19 (16.10%) Metadata
5 19 (16.10%) NoSQL
6 17 (14.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
7 12 (10.17%) SQL Server
7 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (9.32%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (7.63%) MongoDB
10 9 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (6.78%) RDBMS
12 7 (5.93%) Data Mart
12 7 (5.93%) MySQL
12 7 (5.93%) OLTP
12 7 (5.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 13 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.47%) JIRA
2 10 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.93%) ER Studio
3 7 (5.93%) ERwin
3 7 (5.93%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (1.69%) kappa
5 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 39 (33.05%) Finance
2 25 (21.19%) Social Skills
3 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.32%) Advertising
5 7 (5.93%) Law
6 6 (5.08%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (3.39%) Front Office
7 4 (3.39%) Influencing Skills
8 3 (2.54%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.69%) Banking
9 2 (1.69%) Retail
10 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (36.44%) Data Engineer
2 33 (27.97%) Architect
3 20 (16.95%) Data Architect
4 18 (15.25%) Senior Data Engineer
5 13 (11.02%) Azure Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) Analyst
6 10 (8.47%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) Lead Architect
6 10 (8.47%) QA Automation Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) QA Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Data Modeller
8 7 (5.93%) Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Lead Data Architect
8 7 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.08%) Azure Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Consultant
10 5 (4.24%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.71%) PySpark
2 14 (11.86%) Kafka
3 10 (8.47%) .NET
4 6 (5.08%) Web Services
5 5 (4.24%) React
6 4 (3.39%) .NET Core
6 4 (3.39%) MDX
7 3 (2.54%) ADO.NET
7 3 (2.54%) ARM Templates
7 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (2.54%) Dapper ORM
7 3 (2.54%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.54%) Middleware
7 3 (2.54%) NHibernate
7 3 (2.54%) Vue.js
8 1 (0.85%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.85%) JSON
8 1 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.85%) Serverless Framework
8 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Algorithms
1 10 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (4.24%) Replication
3 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.39%) User Experience
4 3 (2.54%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.54%) Reinsurance
5 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.39%) Linux
2 3 (2.54%) Unix
3 1 (0.85%) Android
3 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.54%) Analytics
2 54 (45.76%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (38.98%) ETL
4 37 (31.36%) Data Modelling
4 37 (31.36%) DevOps
5 34 (28.81%) CI/CD
6 31 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (25.42%) Data Science
8 25 (21.19%) Data Engineering
9 24 (20.34%) Data Pipeline
9 24 (20.34%) Machine Learning
10 22 (18.64%) Computer Science
11 21 (17.80%) Data Analytics
12 18 (15.25%) Data Strategy
13 17 (14.41%) Data Management
13 17 (14.41%) Test Automation
14 15 (12.71%) Data Architecture
14 15 (12.71%) Data Integration
15 14 (11.86%) Data Analysis
15 14 (11.86%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 74 (62.71%) SQL
2 50 (42.37%) Python
3 23 (19.49%) Java
4 21 (17.80%) C#
5 15 (12.71%) PowerShell
6 12 (10.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 12 (10.17%) Scala
7 8 (6.78%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.39%) Bash
9 4 (3.39%) R
9 4 (3.39%) U-SQL
10 3 (2.54%) PHP
11 1 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.85%) Ruby
11 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) Degree
2 8 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.39%) CISSP
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.69%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.69%) CCSP
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.71%) Data Quality
2 10 (8.47%) QA
3 5 (4.24%) Actionable Recommendations
3 5 (4.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.54%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.08%) Terraform
3 3 (2.54%) Grafana
3 3 (2.54%) Istio
3 3 (2.54%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 44 (37.29%) Databricks
2 26 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle
4 5 (4.24%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.39%) IBM
5 4 (3.39%) Palantir
6 3 (2.54%) Talend
7 2 (1.69%) Google
7 2 (1.69%) Informatica
7 2 (1.69%) SAP
7 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.85%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.85%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.85%) Dell
8 1 (0.85%) Sparx