Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Lakes
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 144 221 232
Rank change year-on-year +77 +11 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Lake 86 77 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.77% 0.90% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.04% 3.73% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 80 65 95
10th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £48,000
25th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £54,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69% -7.14%
75th Percentile £107,813 £78,750 £86,250
90th Percentile £111,375 £83,250 £90,750
Central London median annual salary £81,250 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +16.07% -3.45% +5.45%

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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,425 2,062 3,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 29.34% 24.22% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,244 1,816 2,841
10th Percentile £44,300 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% - +8.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

Data Lake
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Lake in the City of London

Data Lake
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Lake in the City of London.

Salary trend for Data Lake in the City of London

Data Lake
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Lake in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Lake in the City of London

Data Lake
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 13 April 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
London Bridge +12 1 £80,000 -
Data Lake
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Lake.

1 65 (75.58%) Azure
2 46 (53.49%) Databricks
2 46 (53.49%) SQL Server
3 45 (52.33%) SQL
4 37 (43.02%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (39.53%) DevOps
5 34 (39.53%) Power Platform
6 33 (38.37%) ETL
6 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
7 31 (36.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 30 (34.88%) Analytics
9 29 (33.72%) SaaS
10 28 (32.56%) Finance
11 27 (31.40%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (31.40%) Test Automation
12 26 (30.23%) Microservices
12 26 (30.23%) .NET
13 25 (29.07%) Data Modelling
13 25 (29.07%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (29.07%) PaaS
13 25 (29.07%) AWS
14 24 (27.91%) Dynamics 365
14 24 (27.91%) CSS
15 23 (26.74%) SharePoint
15 23 (26.74%) XML
15 23 (26.74%) jQuery
15 23 (26.74%) Ajax
15 23 (26.74%) Azure Data Factory
15 23 (26.74%) Domain-Driven Design
15 23 (26.74%) Twitter Bootstrap

Data Lake
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 23 (26.74%) SharePoint
2 21 (24.42%) Apache Spark
3 9 (10.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 65 (75.58%) Azure
2 34 (39.53%) Power Platform
3 29 (33.72%) SaaS
4 25 (29.07%) AWS
4 25 (29.07%) PaaS
5 24 (27.91%) Dynamics 365
6 23 (26.74%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (5.81%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (4.65%) GCP
9 3 (3.49%) Azure Functions
9 3 (3.49%) Logic Apps
9 3 (3.49%) Serverless
10 1 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.16%) Amazon SageMaker
10 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.16%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 37 (43.02%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (36.05%) Azure SQL Database
4 17 (19.77%) Hadoop
5 15 (17.44%) Big Data
5 15 (17.44%) NoSQL
6 13 (15.12%) Amazon Redshift
7 11 (12.79%) Data Mart
7 11 (12.79%) Power BI
8 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (5.81%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (5.81%) HDInsight
10 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
10 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (4.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
12 3 (3.49%) Presto
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) CircleCI
2 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.16%) GitLab
2 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (32.56%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Front Office
3 4 (4.65%) Advertising
4 3 (3.49%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (45.35%) Architect
2 26 (30.23%) Data Engineer
3 21 (24.42%) Applications Architect
3 21 (24.42%) Azure Architect
4 18 (20.93%) Enterprise Architect
5 16 (18.60%) Enterprise Applications Architect
6 14 (16.28%) Data Architect
6 14 (16.28%) Developer
6 14 (16.28%) SaaS Architect
7 8 (9.30%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Senior Data Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Big Data Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) .NET Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (4.65%) C# Architect
10 4 (4.65%) Hadoop Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Azure Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Azure Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.23%) .NET
2 24 (27.91%) CSS
3 23 (26.74%) Ajax
3 23 (26.74%) jQuery
3 23 (26.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 23 (26.74%) XML
4 11 (12.79%) Kafka
5 8 (9.30%) .NET Core
6 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.65%) PySpark
7 4 (4.65%) React
8 3 (3.49%) ADO.NET
8 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (3.49%) Dapper ORM
8 3 (3.49%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.49%) NHibernate
8 3 (3.49%) Vue.js
8 3 (3.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.79%) Management Information System
4 10 (11.63%) Reinsurance
5 4 (4.65%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.49%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Unix
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) DevOps
2 33 (38.37%) ETL
3 30 (34.88%) Analytics
4 27 (31.40%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (31.40%) Test Automation
5 26 (30.23%) Microservices
6 25 (29.07%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (29.07%) Data Modelling
7 23 (26.74%) CQRS
7 23 (26.74%) Deployment Automation
7 23 (26.74%) Domain-Driven Design
8 21 (24.42%) Computer Science
8 21 (24.42%) Line Management
9 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (20.93%) Business Case
9 18 (20.93%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 18 (20.93%) Risk Analysis
10 15 (17.44%) Data Science
10 15 (17.44%) Translating Business Requirements
11 14 (16.28%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.33%) SQL
2 21 (24.42%) Python
3 16 (18.60%) Java
4 10 (11.63%) C#
5 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (3.49%) Scala
8 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.16%) Clojure
9 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.16%) R
9 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Degree
2 18 (20.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (53.49%) Databricks
2 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) Talend
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle
5 2 (2.33%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.33%) IBM
5 2 (2.33%) Informatica
5 2 (2.33%) Sage
6 1 (1.16%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco
6 1 (1.16%) Confluent
6 1 (1.16%) Foundry
6 1 (1.16%) Google
6 1 (1.16%) MEDITECH
6 1 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.16%) Palantir
6 1 (1.16%) SAP
6 1 (1.16%) StreamSets
6 1 (1.16%) Teradata