Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Lakes
London > Central London
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 157 178 215
Rank change year-on-year +21 +37 +22
Permanent jobs citing Data Lake 124 84 166
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.87% 1.30% 1.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.63% 5.26% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 118 72 156
10th Percentile £52,500 £55,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £81,250 £66,250 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +22.64% -8.62% +11.54%
75th Percentile £95,000 £77,813 £86,250
90th Percentile £109,125 £82,500 £105,000
London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £70,257
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.19% +0.37%

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 1,869 1,597 4,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 28.25% 24.66% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,651 1,401 3,717
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £96,250 £97,500
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 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
City of London +10 107 £82,500 +26.92% 21
Southwark +10 1 £80,000 -
City of Westminster -1 1 - -
West End of London -9 1 - -
Data Lake
London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 86 (69.35%) Data Warehouse
2 85 (68.55%) Azure
3 67 (54.03%) Analytics
4 64 (51.61%) SQL
5 61 (49.19%) Business Intelligence
6 57 (45.97%) Data Modelling
7 54 (43.55%) ETL
8 46 (37.10%) AWS
9 42 (33.87%) Python
9 42 (33.87%) Azure Data Factory
10 41 (33.06%) Databricks
11 38 (30.65%) Data Engineering
12 35 (28.23%) Power Platform
13 33 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (26.61%) Big Data
13 33 (26.61%) Power BI
14 31 (25.00%) Finance
15 30 (24.19%) Microsoft
15 30 (24.19%) Apache Spark
16 28 (22.58%) DevOps
16 28 (22.58%) Azure SQL Database
16 28 (22.58%) Data Pipeline
17 25 (20.16%) NoSQL
17 25 (20.16%) Hadoop
18 24 (19.35%) Amazon Redshift
19 22 (17.74%) SQL Server
20 21 (16.94%) Data Architecture
21 20 (16.13%) Java
22 18 (14.52%) Relational Database
22 18 (14.52%) Data Science

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 30 (24.19%) Apache Spark
2 16 (12.90%) Apache
3 6 (4.84%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (2.42%) Confluence
5 2 (1.61%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.81%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 85 (68.55%) Azure
2 46 (37.10%) AWS
3 42 (33.87%) Azure Data Factory
4 35 (28.23%) Power Platform
5 14 (11.29%) Azure Storage
6 12 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (9.68%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 12 (9.68%) GCP
7 10 (8.06%) SaaS
8 9 (7.26%) Amazon S3
9 8 (6.45%) Snowflake
10 7 (5.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (5.65%) Serverless
11 6 (4.84%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 6 (4.84%) PaaS
12 5 (4.03%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 4 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (2.42%) AWS Step Functions
14 3 (2.42%) Azure Event Grid
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) ATM
1 1 (0.81%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (69.35%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (26.61%) Big Data
2 33 (26.61%) Power BI
3 28 (22.58%) Azure SQL Database
4 25 (20.16%) Hadoop
4 25 (20.16%) NoSQL
5 24 (19.35%) Amazon Redshift
6 22 (17.74%) SQL Server
7 18 (14.52%) Relational Database
8 15 (12.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (11.29%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (9.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 12 (9.68%) Metadata
11 11 (8.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (8.87%) Tableau
12 8 (6.45%) Data Mart
12 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (5.65%) Apache Hive
13 7 (5.65%) Spark SQL
14 5 (4.03%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) JIRA
2 7 (5.65%) ER Studio
2 7 (5.65%) ERwin
3 4 (3.23%) GDB
3 4 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio Code
4 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.42%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.81%) GitLab
5 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.81%) Sourcetree
5 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (25.00%) Finance
2 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.06%) Social Skills
4 7 (5.65%) Front Office
5 4 (3.23%) Banking
6 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.61%) Advertising
7 2 (1.61%) Games
7 2 (1.61%) Law
7 2 (1.61%) Legal
7 2 (1.61%) Retail
8 1 (0.81%) Marketing
8 1 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 65 (52.42%) Data Engineer
2 35 (28.23%) Architect
3 25 (20.16%) Data Architect
4 20 (16.13%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (10.48%) Azure Engineer
6 12 (9.68%) Azure Architect
7 11 (8.87%) Big Data Engineer
7 11 (8.87%) Hadoop Engineer
7 11 (8.87%) Senior Data Engineer
8 9 (7.26%) Analyst
9 7 (5.65%) Java Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Lead Architect
10 6 (4.84%) Power BI Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) Data Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Senior Architect
12 4 (3.23%) Lead Data Architect
12 4 (3.23%) Principal Engineer
12 4 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.29%) Kafka
2 12 (9.68%) PySpark
3 5 (4.03%) Middleware
4 4 (3.23%) .NET
5 3 (2.42%) HTML
5 3 (2.42%) React
5 3 (2.42%) Vert.x
5 3 (2.42%) Web Services
5 3 (2.42%) WebRTC
6 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.61%) Ajax
6 2 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.61%) CSS
6 2 (1.61%) jQuery
6 2 (1.61%) JSON
6 2 (1.61%) MDX
6 2 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.61%) XML
7 1 (0.81%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.84%) Reinsurance
3 4 (3.23%) Cloud Native
3 4 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.42%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.42%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.42%) User Experience
5 2 (1.61%) Derivative
5 2 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.03%) Analytics
2 61 (49.19%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (45.97%) Data Modelling
4 54 (43.55%) ETL
5 38 (30.65%) Data Engineering
6 33 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (22.58%) Data Pipeline
7 28 (22.58%) DevOps
8 21 (16.94%) Data Architecture
9 18 (14.52%) Data Science
10 17 (13.71%) Data Strategy
10 17 (13.71%) Data Transformation
11 16 (12.90%) Data Management
12 15 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (11.29%) Data Analytics
13 14 (11.29%) Data Integration
14 12 (9.68%) Data Analysis
14 12 (9.68%) Insurtech
14 12 (9.68%) Metadata Management
15 11 (8.87%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 64 (51.61%) SQL
2 42 (33.87%) Python
3 20 (16.13%) Java
4 8 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.42%) C#
6 3 (2.42%) PHP
6 3 (2.42%) R
6 3 (2.42%) Scala
7 2 (1.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.81%) Clojure
8 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) QA
2 7 (5.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.03%) Terraform
3 3 (2.42%) Grafana
3 3 (2.42%) Istio
3 3 (2.42%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.61%) Ansible
5 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (33.06%) Databricks
2 30 (24.19%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.48%) Talend
4 8 (6.45%) Alteryx
5 7 (5.65%) Oracle
6 6 (4.84%) IBM
7 5 (4.03%) Teradata
8 4 (3.23%) Cloudera
8 4 (3.23%) Netezza
9 3 (2.42%) UiPath
10 2 (1.61%) Google
11 1 (0.81%) Actuate
11 1 (0.81%) Cognos
11 1 (0.81%) Confluent
11 1 (0.81%) Facebook
11 1 (0.81%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.81%) Sage