Period
to 8 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Data Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Strategy over the 6 months to 8 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Strategy
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 183 271
Rank change year-on-year +12 +88 +50
Permanent jobs citing Data Strategy 88 22 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.42% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.56% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 84 17 43
10th Percentile £52,150 £57,650 £43,750
25th Percentile £54,688 £60,000 £55,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% -16.13% +10.71%
75th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £102,500
90th Percentile £118,500 £113,500 £111,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -16.13% +8.77%

Data Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,816 3,903 9,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.76% 94.92% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5,207 3,434 8,056
10th Percentile £42,999 £45,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £91,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £103,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

Data Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Strategy in the City of London

Data Strategy
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Data Strategy in the City of London

Data Strategy
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Strategy in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Strategy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, IT jobs citing Data Strategy 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 Strategy.

1 49 (55.68%) SQL
1 49 (55.68%) Analytics
2 41 (46.59%) Data Modelling
3 40 (45.45%) Azure
4 38 (43.18%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (36.36%) Python
6 25 (28.41%) Data Quality
7 24 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (26.14%) Data Governance
8 23 (26.14%) Big Data
9 22 (25.00%) Power BI
9 22 (25.00%) Power Platform
10 21 (23.86%) Data Engineering
10 21 (23.86%) Data Analysis
11 19 (21.59%) AWS
11 19 (21.59%) Visualisation
12 18 (20.45%) Migration
12 18 (20.45%) Data Architecture
12 18 (20.45%) GCP
13 17 (19.32%) Databricks
13 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (18.18%) Data Lake
14 16 (18.18%) Looker
15 15 (17.05%) ETL
16 14 (15.91%) Tableau
17 13 (14.77%) Azure Data Factory
18 12 (13.64%) Finance
18 12 (13.64%) Data Management
19 11 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
19 11 (12.50%) Microsoft

Data Strategy
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 8 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.82%) Apache
2 6 (6.82%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (3.41%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (45.45%) Azure
2 22 (25.00%) Power Platform
3 19 (21.59%) AWS
4 18 (20.45%) GCP
5 13 (14.77%) Azure Data Factory
6 11 (12.50%) Snowflake
7 7 (7.95%) Collibra
8 2 (2.27%) SaaS
9 1 (1.14%) dbt
9 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (26.14%) Big Data
3 22 (25.00%) Power BI
4 16 (18.18%) Data Lake
4 16 (18.18%) Looker
5 14 (15.91%) Tableau
6 10 (11.36%) NoSQL
7 9 (10.23%) Metadata
8 8 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (9.09%) Hadoop
9 7 (7.95%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (5.68%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (5.68%) MySQL
10 5 (5.68%) OLTP
10 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (3.41%) BigQuery
11 3 (3.41%) Delta Lake
11 3 (3.41%) Flink
11 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) ERwin
1 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.82%) Subversion
2 5 (5.68%) ER Studio
2 5 (5.68%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (3.41%) Toad
3 3 (3.41%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.14%) JIRA
4 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Social Skills
3 10 (11.36%) Law
4 8 (9.09%) Public Sector
5 6 (6.82%) Advertising
5 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.68%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (5.68%) Retail
7 4 (4.55%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (2.27%) Banking
8 2 (2.27%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.14%) Marketing
9 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Analyst
2 18 (20.45%) Architect
2 18 (20.45%) Data Architect
3 13 (14.77%) Consultant
3 13 (14.77%) Data Consultant
3 13 (14.77%) Data Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) Data Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Data Business Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Data Governance Consultant
7 6 (6.82%) Data Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Governance Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) Azure Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Associate Director
9 4 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Data Scientist
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Data Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Power BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) PySpark
2 4 (4.55%) Kafka
2 4 (4.55%) MDX
3 3 (3.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.14%) JSON
4 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (7.95%) Reinsurance
2 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.14%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.68%) Analytics
2 41 (46.59%) Data Modelling
3 38 (43.18%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (26.14%) Data Governance
5 21 (23.86%) Data Analysis
5 21 (23.86%) Data Engineering
6 19 (21.59%) Visualisation
7 18 (20.45%) Data Architecture
7 18 (20.45%) Migration
8 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (17.05%) ETL
10 12 (13.64%) Data Management
11 11 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (11.36%) Data Analytics
12 10 (11.36%) Data Science
12 10 (11.36%) Data Visualisation
12 10 (11.36%) Target Operating Model
13 9 (10.23%) Kimball Methodology
14 8 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
14 8 (9.09%) Conceptual Models
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.68%) SQL
2 32 (36.36%) Python
3 9 (10.23%) Scala
4 6 (6.82%) Java
5 5 (5.68%) LookML
6 4 (4.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.55%) R
7 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
1 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) Degree
3 3 (3.41%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) DICOM
2 1 (1.14%) GDPR
2 1 (1.14%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Databricks
2 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.23%) Informatica
4 7 (7.95%) Talend
5 6 (6.82%) Oracle
6 3 (3.41%) Workday
7 2 (2.27%) IBM
8 1 (1.14%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.14%) Google