Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 188 208
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20 -9
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 2,846 3,176 3,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.87% 1.94% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.12% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,319 2,307 2,517
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,200 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Data Analysis 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 138,796 149,766 163,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.10% 91.56% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 111,323 118,944 137,635
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.45% - +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 Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in England

Data Analysis
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Data Analysis in England

Data Analysis
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Analysis in England

Data Analysis
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 Analysis within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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 -20 1,288 £57,500 - 182
South East +11 491 £47,500 +5.56% 68
North of England +24 393 £40,000 +6.67% 75
North West +17 246 £40,000 +14.29% 36
East of England +22 234 £43,870 +12.49% 25
South West +26 231 £40,000 +6.67% 40
Midlands -17 221 £39,500 -1.25% 45
West Midlands -5 140 £40,000 - 24
Yorkshire -6 118 £37,500 -6.25% 32
East Midlands -23 80 £36,000 +2.86% 21
North East +7 29 £37,500 +3.05% 7
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 1,358 (47.72%) SQL
2 796 (27.97%) Analytical Skills
3 777 (27.30%) Finance
4 706 (24.81%) Business Intelligence
5 701 (24.63%) Degree
6 668 (23.47%) Analytics
7 651 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
8 553 (19.43%) Python
9 540 (18.97%) SQL Server
10 513 (18.03%) Microsoft
11 478 (16.80%) Microsoft Excel
12 469 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
13 452 (15.88%) Data Warehouse
14 445 (15.64%) Data Modelling
15 439 (15.43%) ETL
16 434 (15.25%) Visualisation
17 389 (13.67%) Data Science
18 384 (13.49%) Mathematics
19 344 (12.09%) Big Data
20 326 (11.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 324 (11.38%) Machine Learning
22 317 (11.14%) R
23 298 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 293 (10.30%) Power BI
25 292 (10.26%) Business Analysis
26 290 (10.19%) Computer Science
27 289 (10.15%) Tableau
28 272 (9.56%) Project Management
29 264 (9.28%) T-SQL
30 256 (9.00%) Data Management

Data Analysis
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
1 172 (6.04%) Apache Spark
2 139 (4.88%) SAS
3 70 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 55 (1.93%) Apache
5 49 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (0.74%) IIS
7 18 (0.63%) OpenStack
8 16 (0.56%) CMS
9 14 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 13 (0.46%) Confluence
10 13 (0.46%) GlassFish
11 10 (0.35%) Apache Pig
11 10 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.35%) Jupyter
12 9 (0.32%) Joomla!
13 8 (0.28%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.28%) WordPress
14 7 (0.25%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.18%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 478 (16.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 203 (7.13%) Microsoft Office
3 99 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 66 (2.32%) MS Visio
5 50 (1.76%) Microsoft Project
6 38 (1.34%) SPSS
7 29 (1.02%) GNU Octave
8 11 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.32%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.25%) Stata
11 5 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.14%) Mathematica
13 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.11%) InVision
14 2 (0.070%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.035%) Chatbot
15 1 (0.035%) GIMP
15 1 (0.035%) Simulink
15 1 (0.035%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 27 (0.95%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 20 (0.70%) FastStats
3 18 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.60%) Actimize
5 12 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (0.35%) Relativity
7 9 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.28%) SAP GRC
9 7 (0.25%) Concordance
10 6 (0.21%) Ringtail
10 6 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
11 5 (0.18%) SAP HR
12 4 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 4 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 3 (0.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 168 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 145 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (2.39%) SaaS
4 66 (2.32%) Google Analytics
5 37 (1.30%) GitHub
6 36 (1.26%) Office 365
7 26 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
9 19 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 10 (0.35%) IaaS
13 10 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
14 9 (0.32%) Boomi
15 7 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
15 7 (0.25%) Google Tag Manager
15 7 (0.25%) PaaS
16 6 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
16 6 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 55 (1.93%) Internet
2 20 (0.70%) Firewall
3 19 (0.67%) Wireless
4 16 (0.56%) DNS
5 12 (0.42%) VPN
6 10 (0.35%) SMS
6 10 (0.35%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.32%) Broadband
7 9 (0.32%) HTTP
7 9 (0.32%) iBeacon
7 9 (0.32%) Software-Defined Networking
7 9 (0.32%) VoIP
7 9 (0.32%) VPLS
7 9 (0.32%) WAN
8 8 (0.28%) IPsec
8 8 (0.28%) Skype
9 7 (0.25%) LAN
10 6 (0.21%) DHCP
10 6 (0.21%) Network Security
10 6 (0.21%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 452 (15.88%) Data Warehouse
3 344 (12.09%) Big Data
4 326 (11.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 298 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 293 (10.30%) Power BI
7 212 (7.45%) Relational Database
8 201 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 198 (6.96%) Hadoop
10 149 (5.24%) QlikView
11 126 (4.43%) Data Mining
12 119 (4.18%) MySQL
13 99 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
14 89 (3.13%) NoSQL
15 74 (2.60%) Apache Hive
16 59 (2.07%) MongoDB
17 55 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
18 48 (1.69%) MS Access
19 47 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
20 45 (1.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 119 (4.18%) Git (software)
2 64 (2.25%) JIRA
3 59 (2.07%) Subversion
4 42 (1.48%) Visual Studio
5 36 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 28 (0.98%) Jenkins
7 21 (0.74%) ERwin
8 13 (0.46%) LabVIEW
9 12 (0.42%) Selenium
10 9 (0.32%) ER Studio
11 8 (0.28%) Maven
11 8 (0.28%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.25%) JUnit
13 6 (0.21%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (0.21%) Toad
14 5 (0.18%) Axure RP
14 5 (0.18%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.18%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.14%) CircleCI
General
1 777 (27.30%) Finance
2 231 (8.12%) Marketing
3 195 (6.85%) Banking
4 128 (4.50%) Retail
5 85 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 68 (2.39%) Investment Banking
7 61 (2.14%) Advertising
8 56 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 50 (1.76%) Front Office
10 46 (1.62%) Games
11 42 (1.48%) Financial Institution
12 39 (1.37%) Legal
13 35 (1.23%) Back Office
14 34 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 31 (1.09%) Law
16 29 (1.02%) Automotive
17 26 (0.91%) Electronics
18 23 (0.81%) Publishing
19 18 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
20 15 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,037 (36.44%) Analyst
2 498 (17.50%) Developer
3 432 (15.18%) Data Analyst
4 265 (9.31%) Business Analyst
5 203 (7.13%) Data Scientist
6 174 (6.11%) Consultant
7 168 (5.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 141 (4.95%) Architect
9 131 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 113 (3.97%) Data Architect
10 113 (3.97%) SQL Analyst
11 106 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
12 96 (3.37%) Data Engineer
13 95 (3.34%) Graduate
14 82 (2.88%) Software Engineer
14 82 (2.88%) SQL Developer
15 72 (2.53%) Senior Data Scientist
16 70 (2.46%) Business Developer
17 67 (2.35%) SQL Data Analyst
18 63 (2.21%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (5.17%) HTML
2 129 (4.53%) CSS
3 122 (4.29%) .NET
4 107 (3.76%) Web Services
5 85 (2.99%) Pandas
6 69 (2.42%) Natural Language Processing
7 67 (2.35%) NumPy
8 58 (2.04%) HTML5
9 52 (1.83%) SciPy
10 49 (1.72%) Kafka
10 49 (1.72%) TensorFlow
10 49 (1.72%) XML
11 47 (1.65%) REST
12 43 (1.51%) ASP.NET
13 39 (1.37%) AngularJS
13 39 (1.37%) jQuery
14 35 (1.23%) JSON
15 32 (1.12%) scikit-learn
16 30 (1.05%) MLlib
16 30 (1.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 796 (27.97%) Analytical Skills
2 290 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 220 (7.73%) Algorithms
4 128 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 108 (3.79%) User Experience
6 100 (3.51%) Data Structures
7 85 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
8 71 (2.49%) Fintech
9 66 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
10 48 (1.69%) Equities
11 35 (1.23%) Hedge funds
12 34 (1.19%) Mobile App
12 34 (1.19%) Reinsurance
13 33 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
13 33 (1.16%) Reference Data
14 27 (0.95%) NHS
15 26 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 25 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
16 25 (0.88%) Virtual Team
17 23 (0.81%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 178 (6.25%) Windows
2 162 (5.69%) Linux
3 107 (3.76%) Unix
4 44 (1.55%) Windows Server
5 36 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 34 (1.19%) Android
7 18 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.35%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.14%) zOS
14 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.070%) CentOS
16 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.035%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.035%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 706 (24.81%) Business Intelligence
2 668 (23.47%) Analytics
3 651 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
4 469 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
5 445 (15.64%) Data Modelling
6 439 (15.43%) ETL
7 434 (15.25%) Visualisation
8 389 (13.67%) Data Science
9 384 (13.49%) Mathematics
10 324 (11.38%) Machine Learning
11 292 (10.26%) Business Analysis
12 272 (9.56%) Project Management
13 256 (9.00%) Data Management
14 238 (8.36%) Data Analytics
15 226 (7.94%) Migration
16 225 (7.91%) Data Visualisation
17 224 (7.87%) Statistics
18 205 (7.20%) Decision-Making
19 194 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
20 184 (6.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,358 (47.72%) SQL
2 553 (19.43%) Python
3 317 (11.14%) R
4 264 (9.28%) T-SQL
5 242 (8.50%) C#
6 234 (8.22%) Java
7 233 (8.19%) C++
8 181 (6.36%) JavaScript
9 131 (4.60%) C
10 125 (4.39%) VBA
11 105 (3.69%) MATLAB
12 103 (3.62%) PL/SQL
13 74 (2.60%) Scala
14 53 (1.86%) PHP
14 53 (1.86%) VB.NET
15 44 (1.55%) VB
16 40 (1.41%) Shell Script
17 34 (1.19%) PowerShell
18 28 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 24 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 701 (24.63%) Degree
2 167 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 141 (4.95%) PhD
4 86 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 68 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 59 (2.07%) DV Cleared
7 51 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
8 40 (1.41%) ISEB
9 27 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (0.95%) PMI Certification
10 26 (0.91%) Master's Degree
11 24 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.77%) CCNA
13 19 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (0.63%) PMP
15 15 (0.53%) CCNP
15 15 (0.53%) MCSE
16 11 (0.39%) CISA
17 10 (0.35%) CISSP
17 10 (0.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (8.12%) Data Quality
2 135 (4.74%) QA
3 46 (1.62%) PMO
4 37 (1.30%) GDPR
5 11 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.35%) SLA
7 6 (0.21%) MiFID
8 3 (0.11%) IFRS
8 3 (0.11%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.11%) P3O
9 2 (0.070%) Basel III
9 2 (0.070%) COBIT
9 2 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.070%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.035%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.035%) GxP
System Software
1 67 (2.35%) Docker
2 57 (2.00%) HDFS
3 19 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.60%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.60%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.32%) Firmware
6 9 (0.32%) Lustre
7 4 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.035%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.035%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.035%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (0.98%) Kubernetes
2 21 (0.74%) Kibana
3 17 (0.60%) Terraform
4 16 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.56%) Puppet
5 13 (0.46%) Ansible
6 11 (0.39%) SCCM
7 10 (0.35%) Consul
8 9 (0.32%) Packer
9 8 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.18%) WSUS
12 4 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.14%) Nessus
13 3 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
13 3 (0.11%) FTK
13 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
14 2 (0.070%) Nagios
Vendors
1 513 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 289 (10.15%) Tableau
3 234 (8.22%) Oracle
4 121 (4.25%) SAP
5 106 (3.72%) Google
6 70 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
7 48 (1.69%) Cognos
8 41 (1.44%) IBM
8 41 (1.44%) Informatica
9 32 (1.12%) Talend
10 31 (1.09%) VMware
11 30 (1.05%) Alteryx
12 24 (0.84%) Hortonworks
13 21 (0.74%) ServiceNow
13 21 (0.74%) Teradata
14 20 (0.70%) Optimizely
15 16 (0.56%) Atlassian
16 15 (0.53%) Sun
16 15 (0.53%) Sybase
16 15 (0.53%) Xamarin