Period
to 20 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 191 203
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 3,012 3,106 3,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.91% 1.88% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.05% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,449 2,271 2,664
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 143,829 151,297 168,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.13% 91.51% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 115,359 121,257 142,441
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 August 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 August 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 -7 1,388 £57,500 - 175
South East +27 583 £47,500 +5.56% 84
North of England +26 392 £40,500 +8.00% 76
North West +35 262 £40,500 +24.62% 35
Midlands -6 251 £40,000 +6.67% 50
South West +20 206 £40,000 +9.59% 45
East of England 0 198 £40,000 +1.91% 46
West Midlands +9 174 £41,225 +3.06% 31
Yorkshire -6 118 £41,250 -8.33% 32
East Midlands -32 76 £37,000 +5.71% 19
North East -16 12 £37,500 -3.85% 9
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1,468 (48.74%) SQL
2 885 (29.38%) Analytical Skills
3 866 (28.75%) Finance
4 759 (25.20%) Degree
5 697 (23.14%) Business Intelligence
6 670 (22.24%) Analytics
7 635 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
8 602 (19.99%) SQL Server
9 567 (18.82%) Python
9 567 (18.82%) Problem-Solving
10 541 (17.96%) Microsoft Excel
11 539 (17.90%) Microsoft
12 471 (15.64%) Data Warehouse
13 465 (15.44%) Data Modelling
14 408 (13.55%) Data Science
15 401 (13.31%) Mathematics
16 395 (13.11%) ETL
17 391 (12.98%) Visualisation
18 327 (10.86%) Machine Learning
19 326 (10.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 324 (10.76%) Computer Science
21 320 (10.62%) Big Data
22 317 (10.52%) R
23 306 (10.16%) Business Analysis
24 299 (9.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 284 (9.43%) Project Management
26 276 (9.16%) Power BI
27 273 (9.06%) Tableau
28 270 (8.96%) Oracle
29 259 (8.60%) Java

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
1 173 (5.74%) Apache Spark
2 146 (4.85%) SAS
3 88 (2.92%) SharePoint
4 45 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (1.33%) Apache
6 28 (0.93%) Confluence
7 23 (0.76%) IIS
8 20 (0.66%) OpenStack
9 11 (0.37%) CMS
10 10 (0.33%) Apache Pig
11 8 (0.27%) Jupyter
11 8 (0.27%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.23%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.20%) Joomla!
14 5 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.13%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.100%) GlassFish
Applications
1 541 (17.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 248 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
3 103 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 74 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 53 (1.76%) Microsoft Project
6 49 (1.63%) SPSS
7 26 (0.86%) GNU Octave
7 26 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.33%) Stata
9 6 (0.20%) Mathematica
9 6 (0.20%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.100%) CATIA
11 2 (0.066%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.066%) SPSS Modeler
12 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.033%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.033%) GIMP
12 1 (0.033%) InVision
Business Applications
1 31 (1.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 26 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.56%) FastStats
4 16 (0.53%) Relativity
5 15 (0.50%) Markit EDM
6 14 (0.46%) Actimize
7 13 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
7 13 (0.43%) Ringtail
8 12 (0.40%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 10 (0.33%) Concordance
10 9 (0.30%) SAP GRC
10 9 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
11 8 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 5 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
13 5 (0.17%) SAP BPC
13 5 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
14 4 (0.13%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 179 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 145 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (2.09%) SaaS
4 58 (1.93%) Google Analytics
5 47 (1.56%) Office 365
6 32 (1.06%) GitHub
7 23 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 14 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
11 12 (0.40%) Heroku
12 10 (0.33%) Basecamp
13 8 (0.27%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
14 6 (0.20%) AdWords
14 6 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
14 6 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
14 6 (0.20%) Silverpop
14 6 (0.20%) Slack
15 5 (0.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.66%) Internet
2 20 (0.66%) Firewall
2 20 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 16 (0.53%) DNS
4 13 (0.43%) SMS
5 12 (0.40%) HTTP
5 12 (0.40%) Wireless
6 11 (0.37%) VPN
7 10 (0.33%) Broadband
8 9 (0.30%) Symposium
8 9 (0.30%) WAN
9 8 (0.27%) DHCP
9 8 (0.27%) Network Security
9 8 (0.27%) Software-Defined Networking
9 8 (0.27%) VoIP
9 8 (0.27%) VPLS
10 6 (0.20%) DWDM
10 6 (0.20%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.20%) IPsec
10 6 (0.20%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (19.99%) SQL Server
2 471 (15.64%) Data Warehouse
3 326 (10.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 320 (10.62%) Big Data
5 299 (9.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 276 (9.16%) Power BI
7 244 (8.10%) Relational Database
8 200 (6.64%) Hadoop
9 186 (6.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 141 (4.68%) Data Mining
11 128 (4.25%) QlikView
12 117 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
13 116 (3.85%) MySQL
14 95 (3.15%) NoSQL
15 78 (2.59%) Apache Hive
16 60 (1.99%) MongoDB
17 59 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
18 58 (1.93%) OLAP
19 55 (1.83%) RDBMS
20 54 (1.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 106 (3.52%) Git (software)
2 79 (2.62%) JIRA
3 51 (1.69%) Subversion
4 41 (1.36%) ERwin
5 33 (1.10%) Visual Studio
6 29 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 18 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 16 (0.53%) Selenium
9 14 (0.46%) Eclipse
10 13 (0.43%) LabVIEW
11 10 (0.33%) ER Studio
12 9 (0.30%) JUnit
13 8 (0.27%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.27%) Maven
14 7 (0.23%) Vagrant
14 7 (0.23%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.20%) Axure RP
16 5 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 5 (0.17%) JMeter
16 5 (0.17%) SoapUI
General
1 866 (28.75%) Finance
2 256 (8.50%) Marketing
3 205 (6.81%) Banking
4 159 (5.28%) Retail
5 74 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 70 (2.32%) Investment Banking
7 69 (2.29%) Legal
8 62 (2.06%) Advertising
8 62 (2.06%) Front Office
9 57 (1.89%) Financial Institution
10 53 (1.76%) Manufacturing
11 43 (1.43%) Law
12 39 (1.29%) Games
13 38 (1.26%) Back Office
14 37 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 28 (0.93%) Automotive
16 20 (0.66%) Electronics
17 14 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
18 12 (0.40%) Publishing
19 11 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,189 (39.48%) Analyst
2 499 (16.57%) Developer
3 488 (16.20%) Data Analyst
4 310 (10.29%) Business Analyst
5 219 (7.27%) Data Scientist
6 171 (5.68%) Consultant
7 154 (5.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 146 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 130 (4.32%) Architect
10 129 (4.28%) SQL Analyst
11 120 (3.98%) Senior Analyst
12 111 (3.69%) Graduate
13 91 (3.02%) SQL Developer
14 88 (2.92%) SQL Data Analyst
15 85 (2.82%) Data Architect
16 82 (2.72%) Applications Support
17 79 (2.62%) Support Analyst
18 78 (2.59%) Data Engineer
19 75 (2.49%) Senior Developer
20 67 (2.22%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (4.85%) .NET
2 115 (3.82%) HTML
3 95 (3.15%) Pandas
4 92 (3.05%) CSS
5 81 (2.69%) Web Services
6 78 (2.59%) NumPy
7 69 (2.29%) Natural Language Processing
8 65 (2.16%) XML
9 58 (1.93%) SciPy
10 54 (1.79%) REST
11 48 (1.59%) ASP.NET
12 46 (1.53%) TensorFlow
13 43 (1.43%) HTML5
14 41 (1.36%) Kafka
15 38 (1.26%) AngularJS
16 36 (1.20%) jQuery
17 35 (1.16%) scikit-learn
18 34 (1.13%) Node.js
19 33 (1.10%) Mason
20 32 (1.06%) React
Miscellaneous
1 885 (29.38%) Analytical Skills
2 324 (10.76%) Computer Science
3 213 (7.07%) Algorithms
4 154 (5.11%) Management Information System
5 118 (3.92%) Data Structures
6 109 (3.62%) User Experience
7 82 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
8 77 (2.56%) Fintech
9 75 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
10 57 (1.89%) Equities
11 46 (1.53%) Hedge funds
12 44 (1.46%) Analytical Mindset
13 43 (1.43%) Mobile App
14 32 (1.06%) Reference Data
15 31 (1.03%) Life Science
16 30 (1.00%) NHS
17 28 (0.93%) Derivative
17 28 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 28 (0.93%) Virtual Team
18 26 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 162 (5.38%) Windows
2 145 (4.81%) Linux
3 126 (4.18%) Unix
4 30 (1.00%) Windows Server
5 19 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.53%) Android
7 11 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.20%) CentOS
9 6 (0.20%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.17%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.033%) AIX
11 1 (0.033%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.033%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.033%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.033%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.033%) Solaris
11 1 (0.033%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 697 (23.14%) Business Intelligence
2 670 (22.24%) Analytics
3 635 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
4 567 (18.82%) Problem-Solving
5 465 (15.44%) Data Modelling
6 408 (13.55%) Data Science
7 401 (13.31%) Mathematics
8 395 (13.11%) ETL
9 391 (12.98%) Visualisation
10 327 (10.86%) Machine Learning
11 306 (10.16%) Business Analysis
12 284 (9.43%) Project Management
13 250 (8.30%) Data Analytics
14 229 (7.60%) Data Management
15 228 (7.57%) Migration
16 223 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
17 218 (7.24%) Statistics
18 211 (7.01%) Data Visualisation
19 207 (6.87%) Decision-Making
20 201 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,468 (48.74%) SQL
2 567 (18.82%) Python
3 317 (10.52%) R
4 259 (8.60%) Java
5 245 (8.13%) T-SQL
6 238 (7.90%) C#
7 206 (6.84%) C++
8 153 (5.08%) JavaScript
9 148 (4.91%) VBA
10 134 (4.45%) C
11 121 (4.02%) MATLAB
12 98 (3.25%) PL/SQL
13 85 (2.82%) Scala
14 52 (1.73%) Shell Script
15 49 (1.63%) VB.NET
16 45 (1.49%) PowerShell
17 39 (1.29%) PHP
18 33 (1.10%) VB
19 27 (0.90%) Perl
20 26 (0.86%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 759 (25.20%) Degree
2 152 (5.05%) PhD
3 114 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 82 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 59 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
6 54 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 43 (1.43%) ISEB
8 39 (1.29%) DV Cleared
9 33 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (0.86%) PMI Certification
11 23 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.73%) Master's Degree
13 19 (0.63%) CISA
14 17 (0.56%) CCNA
14 17 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (0.53%) CISSP
16 14 (0.46%) MBA
16 14 (0.46%) PMP
17 12 (0.40%) CISM
18 10 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (7.80%) Data Quality
2 129 (4.28%) QA
3 47 (1.56%) PMO
4 41 (1.36%) GDPR
5 16 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.37%) SLA
7 8 (0.27%) GCP
7 8 (0.27%) MiFID
8 7 (0.23%) IFRS
8 7 (0.23%) IFRS 9
8 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.17%) GxP
10 4 (0.13%) PSD2
11 3 (0.100%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.100%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.100%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.100%) P3O
11 3 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.100%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.066%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 68 (2.26%) HDFS
2 66 (2.19%) Docker
3 23 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (0.70%) Active Directory
5 19 (0.63%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.33%) Firmware
6 10 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (0.27%) Lustre
8 4 (0.13%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 3 (0.100%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (0.80%) Kibana
2 20 (0.66%) Kubernetes
3 18 (0.60%) Puppet
3 18 (0.60%) Terraform
4 15 (0.50%) Ansible
5 13 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (0.33%) SCCM
7 9 (0.30%) EnCase
7 9 (0.30%) FTK
8 8 (0.27%) Packer
9 7 (0.23%) Consul
9 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.20%) Nessus
11 4 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
11 4 (0.13%) OpenView
11 4 (0.13%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.100%) Nagios
12 3 (0.100%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 539 (17.90%) Microsoft
2 273 (9.06%) Tableau
3 270 (8.96%) Oracle
4 115 (3.82%) SAP
5 99 (3.29%) Google
6 88 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
7 49 (1.63%) Capita
8 47 (1.56%) Cognos
9 43 (1.43%) IBM
10 36 (1.20%) Informatica
11 30 (1.00%) Talend
12 28 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
13 26 (0.86%) Teradata
14 25 (0.83%) ServiceNow
15 20 (0.66%) Cognizant
15 20 (0.66%) VMware
15 20 (0.66%) WorldPay
16 18 (0.60%) Atlassian
17 17 (0.56%) Sybase
18 15 (0.50%) Adobe