Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Acquisition
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 967 978 1085
Rank change year-on-year +11 +107 -13
Permanent jobs citing Data Acquisition 187 182 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 145 194 133
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,250 £85,000 £88,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -16.67% +12.94%

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 147,882 151,544 172,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.67% 90.70% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 119,051 122,950 145,105
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,625 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% -

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +30 93 £55,000 +37.50% 9
South East +30 64 £47,500 +29.25% 11
East of England -22 21 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Midlands -6 7 £45,000 -35.71% 11
West Midlands +12 6 £42,500 -39.29% 10
North of England -5 4 £22,500 -21.74% 2
North West -10 3 £22,500 -18.18% 2
Yorkshire +25 1 £31,700 -
East Midlands +1 1 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Data Acquisition
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 86 (45.99%) Python
1 86 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (37.43%) SQL
3 61 (32.62%) Java
4 57 (30.48%) Data Modelling
5 52 (27.81%) ETL
5 52 (27.81%) SQL Server
5 52 (27.81%) Data Management
5 52 (27.81%) Big Data
6 50 (26.74%) Analytics
7 49 (26.20%) Hadoop
8 48 (25.67%) Finance
9 47 (25.13%) Degree
10 46 (24.60%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (24.06%) Data Warehouse
12 44 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
13 39 (20.86%) Microsoft
14 38 (20.32%) Visualisation
14 38 (20.32%) Data Analysis
14 38 (20.32%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (19.79%) C++
16 36 (19.25%) Tableau
16 36 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (18.72%) Computer Science
18 34 (18.18%) Linux
18 34 (18.18%) Management Information System
18 34 (18.18%) Scrum
19 33 (17.65%) JavaScript
19 33 (17.65%) Decision-Making
20 32 (17.11%) C#

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 25 (13.37%) Apache Spark
2 24 (12.83%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (5.88%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.14%) Predix
4 4 (2.14%) ThingWorx
5 2 (1.07%) IIS
5 2 (1.07%) SAS
5 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (3.74%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Simulink
3 1 (0.53%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 44 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (14.44%) AWS Lambda
2 27 (14.44%) Serverless
3 15 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.21%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (3.21%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.07%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.23%) Internet
2 2 (1.07%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.07%) HTTP
2 2 (1.07%) IPv4
2 2 (1.07%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.53%) Modbus
3 1 (0.53%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (27.81%) Big Data
1 52 (27.81%) SQL Server
2 49 (26.20%) Hadoop
3 45 (24.06%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (15.51%) Relational Database
5 28 (14.97%) MySQL
6 26 (13.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (9.63%) Apache Hive
7 18 (9.63%) Data Lake
8 16 (8.56%) Impala
9 15 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (6.95%) NoSQL
11 10 (5.35%) Parquet
11 10 (5.35%) Spotfire
11 10 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (4.81%) Geospatial Data
12 9 (4.81%) RDBMS
12 9 (4.81%) Star Schema
13 8 (4.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 8 (4.28%) GIS
Development Applications
1 19 (10.16%) LabVIEW
2 15 (8.02%) ERwin
3 9 (4.81%) GitLab
4 7 (3.74%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.67%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.67%) JIRA
5 5 (2.67%) webpack
6 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.53%) Grunt
7 1 (0.53%) gulp
7 1 (0.53%) JMeter
7 1 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.53%) Mocha
7 1 (0.53%) Selenium
7 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (25.67%) Finance
2 19 (10.16%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.28%) Electronics
3 8 (4.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (3.74%) Automotive
4 7 (3.74%) Marketing
5 6 (3.21%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.67%) Retail
7 4 (2.14%) Advertising
7 4 (2.14%) Dutch Language
7 4 (2.14%) French Language
7 4 (2.14%) German Language
8 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (32.62%) Developer
2 34 (18.18%) Architect
3 30 (16.04%) Data Architect
4 21 (11.23%) Data Engineer
5 17 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 17 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 16 (8.56%) Analyst
7 12 (6.42%) Big Data Engineer
7 12 (6.42%) Python Developer
7 12 (6.42%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (5.88%) Database Architect
9 10 (5.35%) Junior
10 9 (4.81%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.74%) Analytics Developer
11 7 (3.74%) Data Manager
12 6 (3.21%) Data Modeller
12 6 (3.21%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.21%) MATLAB Engineer
12 6 (3.21%) Process Engineer
12 6 (3.21%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.97%) .NET
2 23 (12.30%) SailPoint
3 20 (10.70%) Web Services
4 15 (8.02%) JSON
5 14 (7.49%) XML
6 11 (5.88%) HTML
6 11 (5.88%) J2EE
6 11 (5.88%) J2SE
6 11 (5.88%) NumPy
6 11 (5.88%) Pandas
7 9 (4.81%) React
8 7 (3.74%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.67%) D3.js
9 5 (2.67%) Lucene
9 5 (2.67%) Middleware
9 5 (2.67%) Redux
10 4 (2.14%) Kafka
11 3 (1.60%) CSS
11 3 (1.60%) HTML5
11 3 (1.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (18.72%) Computer Science
3 34 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 23 (12.30%) Robotics
4 23 (12.30%) Tandem
5 13 (6.95%) Acoustics
5 13 (6.95%) Embedded Systems
6 12 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (4.28%) Algorithms
7 8 (4.28%) Life Science
8 7 (3.74%) Data Structures
9 6 (3.21%) Clustering
9 6 (3.21%) User Experience
10 5 (2.67%) Replication
11 4 (2.14%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 4 (2.14%) Internet of Things
11 4 (2.14%) Machine to Machine
11 4 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (2.14%) Social Media
11 4 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.18%) Linux
2 18 (9.63%) Windows
3 16 (8.56%) Unix
4 4 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (30.48%) Data Modelling
3 52 (27.81%) Data Management
3 52 (27.81%) ETL
4 50 (26.74%) Analytics
5 46 (24.60%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (20.32%) Data Analysis
6 38 (20.32%) Problem-Solving
6 38 (20.32%) Visualisation
7 34 (18.18%) Scrum
8 33 (17.65%) Decision-Making
9 29 (15.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (13.90%) Data Integration
10 26 (13.90%) SDLC
11 24 (12.83%) API Development
11 24 (12.83%) Information Security
11 24 (12.83%) Software Engineering
12 23 (12.30%) Identity Access Management
12 23 (12.30%) Robotic Process Automation
12 23 (12.30%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 86 (45.99%) Python
2 70 (37.43%) SQL
3 61 (32.62%) Java
4 37 (19.79%) C++
5 33 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 32 (17.11%) C#
7 25 (13.37%) PowerShell
8 23 (12.30%) BeanShell
9 22 (11.76%) PL/SQL
10 19 (10.16%) Scala
10 19 (10.16%) T-SQL
11 9 (4.81%) MATLAB
12 5 (2.67%) C
13 4 (2.14%) Perl
14 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.60%) R
14 3 (1.60%) Ruby
15 2 (1.07%) Go
15 2 (1.07%) VBA
16 1 (0.53%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (25.13%) Degree
2 20 (10.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.74%) Master's Degree
4 6 (3.21%) PhD
5 1 (0.53%) GIAC
5 1 (0.53%) OSCP
5 1 (0.53%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.28%) QA
3 5 (2.67%) GDPR
4 2 (1.07%) GCP
4 2 (1.07%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (8.56%) HDFS
2 10 (5.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (2.67%) Docker
3 5 (2.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (6.95%) Oozie
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.07%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.53%) FTK
4 1 (0.53%) Kibana
4 1 (0.53%) Mesos
Vendors
1 39 (20.86%) Microsoft
2 36 (19.25%) Tableau
3 29 (15.51%) Oracle
4 23 (12.30%) ServiceNow
5 20 (10.70%) Talend
6 18 (9.63%) Cloudera
7 14 (7.49%) Cognizant
8 11 (5.88%) Sun
9 10 (5.35%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.67%) Alteryx
11 4 (2.14%) TOWER Software
12 3 (1.60%) Altera
12 3 (1.60%) IBM
12 3 (1.60%) Xilinx
13 2 (1.07%) Informatica
13 2 (1.07%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.53%) Lotus
14 1 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
14 1 (0.53%) Netezza
14 1 (0.53%) Teradata