Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Data Acquisition skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Acquisition over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Acquisition
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 903 982 1053
Rank change year-on-year +79 +71 +62
Permanent jobs citing Data Acquisition 214 178 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 174 196 100
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -1.84% -9.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -11.11%

Data Acquisition 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 139,891 150,142 164,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.09% 91.56% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 112,228 119,242 137,909
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Data Acquisition
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Acquisition as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Acquisition in England

Data Acquisition
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Acquisition in England.

Salary trend for Data Acquisition in England

Data Acquisition
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Acquisition in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Acquisition in England

Data Acquisition
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Acquisition within the England region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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 +81 95 £60,000 +33.33% 10
South East +49 81 £50,000 +25.00% 19
East of England -1 31 £40,000 - 5
Midlands -10 10 £47,500 -32.14% 11
West Midlands +7 8 £47,500 -32.14% 8
North of England +5 3 - - 1
North West -12 3 - - 1
East Midlands -3 2 - - 3
Data Acquisition
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Data Acquisition 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 England region with a requirement for Data Acquisition.

1 117 (54.67%) Python
2 99 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (45.33%) SQL
4 75 (35.05%) Java
5 74 (34.58%) Finance
6 60 (28.04%) Data Modelling
7 58 (27.10%) SDLC
8 57 (26.64%) ETL
8 57 (26.64%) SQL Server
9 55 (25.70%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (24.77%) Data Warehouse
10 53 (24.77%) Hadoop
11 52 (24.30%) Tableau
11 52 (24.30%) Big Data
12 49 (22.90%) Data Analysis
13 48 (22.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 47 (21.96%) Data Integration
15 44 (20.56%) JavaScript
15 44 (20.56%) C#
15 44 (20.56%) Risk Management
15 44 (20.56%) Problem-Solving
16 43 (20.09%) Microsoft
16 43 (20.09%) Degree
17 42 (19.63%) MySQL
17 42 (19.63%) Scrum
18 41 (19.16%) .NET
18 41 (19.16%) Mathematics
18 41 (19.16%) Data Management
19 40 (18.69%) Software Engineering
19 40 (18.69%) Management Information System

Data Acquisition
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 35 (16.36%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (6.54%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.74%) Apache Solr
4 6 (2.80%) SAS
5 2 (0.93%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.47%) Simulink
3 1 (0.47%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.41%) AWS Lambda
2 18 (8.41%) Serverless
3 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.93%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.02%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) Modbus
2 1 (0.47%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (26.64%) SQL Server
2 53 (24.77%) Data Warehouse
2 53 (24.77%) Hadoop
3 52 (24.30%) Big Data
4 42 (19.63%) MySQL
5 36 (16.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (16.36%) Relational Database
7 15 (7.01%) NoSQL
8 14 (6.54%) Power BI
9 12 (5.61%) Apache Hive
9 12 (5.61%) Data Lake
9 12 (5.61%) Impala
9 12 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (5.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (3.74%) HBase
11 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (3.74%) Qlik Sense
11 8 (3.74%) Star Schema
12 7 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 23 (10.75%) LabVIEW
2 9 (4.21%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.74%) ERwin
3 8 (3.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.87%) GitLab
5 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.93%) webpack
6 1 (0.47%) Grunt
6 1 (0.47%) gulp
6 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.47%) JMeter
6 1 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.47%) Mocha
6 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 74 (34.58%) Finance
2 23 (10.75%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.54%) Aerospace
4 12 (5.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (4.21%) Automotive
6 8 (3.74%) Electronics
7 6 (2.80%) Advertising
7 6 (2.80%) Games
8 5 (2.34%) Law
8 5 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.34%) Retail
9 3 (1.40%) Banking
9 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (37.85%) Developer
2 37 (17.29%) Architect
3 33 (15.42%) Data Architect
4 20 (9.35%) Data Engineer
4 20 (9.35%) Database Architect
5 16 (7.48%) Analyst
6 14 (6.54%) Web Developer
7 13 (6.07%) C# Developer
8 12 (5.61%) Data Analyst
8 12 (5.61%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.61%) Software Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) Big Data Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) Software Developer
10 9 (4.21%) Consultant
10 9 (4.21%) Oracle Architect
10 9 (4.21%) Unix Architect
11 8 (3.74%) Process Engineer
11 8 (3.74%) Project Engineer
11 8 (3.74%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (3.74%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.16%) .NET
2 35 (16.36%) SailPoint
3 24 (11.21%) J2EE
3 24 (11.21%) J2SE
4 13 (6.07%) XML
5 12 (5.61%) HTML
6 11 (5.14%) JSON
7 9 (4.21%) Web Services
8 7 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (2.80%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.80%) NumPy
9 6 (2.80%) Pandas
10 5 (2.34%) React
11 4 (1.87%) CSS
11 4 (1.87%) HTML5
12 2 (0.93%) EDI
12 2 (0.93%) Redux
12 2 (0.93%) RESTful
12 2 (0.93%) WinForms
12 2 (0.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.69%) Management Information System
2 35 (16.36%) Robotics
2 35 (16.36%) Tandem
3 33 (15.42%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.07%) Algorithms
6 9 (4.21%) Acoustics
6 9 (4.21%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.21%) Life Science
7 7 (3.27%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.80%) Reinsurance
8 6 (2.80%) User Experience
8 6 (2.80%) Video\Live Streaming
9 5 (2.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (2.34%) Verilog
10 2 (0.93%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.47%) Replication
11 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.55%) Unix
2 14 (6.54%) Linux
3 12 (5.61%) Windows
4 7 (3.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (28.04%) Data Modelling
3 58 (27.10%) SDLC
4 57 (26.64%) ETL
5 55 (25.70%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (22.90%) Data Analysis
7 48 (22.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 47 (21.96%) Data Integration
9 44 (20.56%) Problem-Solving
9 44 (20.56%) Risk Management
10 42 (19.63%) Scrum
11 41 (19.16%) Data Management
11 41 (19.16%) Mathematics
12 40 (18.69%) Decision-Making
12 40 (18.69%) Software Engineering
13 39 (18.22%) Physics
14 35 (16.36%) Information Security
14 35 (16.36%) Robotic Process Automation
14 35 (16.36%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 35 (16.36%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 117 (54.67%) Python
2 97 (45.33%) SQL
3 75 (35.05%) Java
4 44 (20.56%) C#
4 44 (20.56%) JavaScript
5 38 (17.76%) C++
6 35 (16.36%) BeanShell
6 35 (16.36%) PowerShell
7 28 (13.08%) PL/SQL
8 13 (6.07%) Scala
9 10 (4.67%) MATLAB
10 9 (4.21%) R
11 5 (2.34%) Perl
11 5 (2.34%) Tcl
12 3 (1.40%) Ruby
12 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.93%) Go
14 1 (0.47%) Delphi
14 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (20.09%) Degree
2 13 (6.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.67%) PhD
4 4 (1.87%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (1.40%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.61%) HDFS
2 7 (3.27%) Firmware
3 5 (2.34%) Docker
4 4 (1.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (4.67%) Oozie
2 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 52 (24.30%) Tableau
2 43 (20.09%) Microsoft
3 35 (16.36%) Oracle
3 35 (16.36%) ServiceNow
4 24 (11.21%) Sun
5 14 (6.54%) Cloudera
6 11 (5.14%) Talend
7 8 (3.74%) Cognizant
8 7 (3.27%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (2.80%) Informatica
9 6 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.40%) Infor
10 3 (1.40%) Netezza
11 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.93%) Teradata
11 2 (0.93%) TOWER Software
12 1 (0.47%) Greenplum
12 1 (0.47%) IFS