Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 191 220
Rank change year-on-year +12 +29 -19
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 2,683 2,958 2,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.93% 1.82% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.99% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,116 2,313 2,144
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,825
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £72,675
UK median annual salary £49,995 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.10% - -

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 127,510 148,838 152,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.70% 91.81% 91.35%
Number of salaries quoted 101,568 120,775 127,219
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -2 1,214 £60,000 +8.11% 174
South East -2 425 £45,000 - 67
North of England +13 399 £42,500 +8.97% 82
North West +18 257 £45,000 +20.00% 49
East of England +22 229 £47,773 +19.43% 43
Midlands +16 223 £37,500 -6.25% 46
South West +33 208 £42,000 +5.00% 48
West Midlands +19 147 £35,000 -12.50% 33
Yorkshire -16 106 £40,000 - 31
East Midlands +22 74 £37,500 +7.14% 13
North East +33 36 £45,000 - 2
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 1,196 (44.58%) SQL
2 763 (28.44%) Analytics
3 744 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
4 664 (24.75%) Analytical Skills
5 636 (23.70%) Finance
6 634 (23.63%) Python
7 611 (22.77%) Degree
8 594 (22.14%) Business Intelligence
9 504 (18.78%) Problem-Solving
10 472 (17.59%) Mathematics
11 463 (17.26%) Data Science
12 447 (16.66%) Big Data
13 444 (16.55%) Visualisation
14 428 (15.95%) Microsoft
15 423 (15.77%) Microsoft Excel
16 416 (15.51%) Data Modelling
17 411 (15.32%) ETL
18 390 (14.54%) SQL Server
19 386 (14.39%) Machine Learning
20 365 (13.60%) Data Warehouse
21 344 (12.82%) R
22 332 (12.37%) Java
23 296 (11.03%) Business Analysis
24 295 (11.00%) Algorithms
25 280 (10.44%) Tableau
26 272 (10.14%) Data Quality
27 271 (10.10%) Computer Science
28 270 (10.06%) Project Management
29 268 (9.99%) Software Engineering
30 261 (9.73%) C++

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
1 217 (8.09%) Apache Spark
2 100 (3.73%) SAS
3 68 (2.53%) Apache
4 49 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 37 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (1.04%) OpenStack
7 21 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 20 (0.75%) GlassFish
9 19 (0.71%) CMS
10 16 (0.60%) IIS
11 10 (0.37%) Apache Pig
11 10 (0.37%) WordPress
12 9 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.34%) Confluence
12 9 (0.34%) Joomla!
12 9 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.26%) Jupyter
15 6 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 423 (15.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 167 (6.22%) Microsoft Office
3 101 (3.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 62 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 39 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
6 29 (1.08%) GNU Octave
7 21 (0.78%) SPSS
8 18 (0.67%) Photoshop
9 15 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.22%) InVision
13 5 (0.19%) Stata
14 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.037%) GIMP
14 1 (0.037%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.52%) FastStats
3 10 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.26%) Actimize
5 7 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
6 6 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.22%) SAP HR
6 6 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.15%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.15%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.11%) Magento
8 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.075%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 156 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 147 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (2.05%) GitHub
4 50 (1.86%) Google Analytics
5 42 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 42 (1.57%) SaaS
6 38 (1.42%) Azure Data Factory
7 35 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 24 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
9 23 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (0.82%) Office 365
11 13 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
12 10 (0.37%) Boomi
12 10 (0.37%) IaaS
13 9 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 9 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
14 8 (0.30%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.26%) PaaS
16 6 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
17 5 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.50%) Internet
2 21 (0.78%) Wireless
3 16 (0.60%) Broadband
4 12 (0.45%) Software-Defined Networking
5 10 (0.37%) Intranet
6 9 (0.34%) HTTP
6 9 (0.34%) iBeacon
6 9 (0.34%) LAN
7 8 (0.30%) Firewall
8 7 (0.26%) Network Security
8 7 (0.26%) SSL
9 6 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.22%) iSCSI
9 6 (0.22%) MPLS
9 6 (0.22%) OSPF
9 6 (0.22%) SMS
9 6 (0.22%) VoIP
9 6 (0.22%) VPLS
9 6 (0.22%) VPN
9 6 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (16.66%) Big Data
2 390 (14.54%) SQL Server
3 365 (13.60%) Data Warehouse
4 250 (9.32%) Power BI
5 248 (9.24%) Hadoop
6 228 (8.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 214 (7.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 162 (6.04%) Relational Database
9 154 (5.74%) QlikView
10 136 (5.07%) NoSQL
10 136 (5.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 128 (4.77%) Data Mining
12 102 (3.80%) Apache Hive
13 93 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
14 74 (2.76%) MongoDB
15 70 (2.61%) MySQL
16 54 (2.01%) Data Lake
17 50 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
18 47 (1.75%) HBase
19 46 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 142 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 94 (3.50%) JIRA
3 62 (2.31%) Subversion
4 38 (1.42%) Visual Studio
5 28 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 18 (0.67%) Toad
7 15 (0.56%) Mercurial
8 12 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.41%) AdminStudio
9 11 (0.41%) MSI
9 11 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 9 (0.34%) LabVIEW
11 8 (0.30%) JUnit
11 8 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.30%) Selenium
11 8 (0.30%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.26%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.26%) ERwin
13 6 (0.22%) NetBeans
13 6 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 636 (23.70%) Finance
2 206 (7.68%) Banking
3 184 (6.86%) Marketing
4 145 (5.40%) Retail
5 112 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 106 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
7 91 (3.39%) Investment Banking
8 64 (2.39%) Manufacturing
9 49 (1.83%) Legal
10 48 (1.79%) Law
11 45 (1.68%) Automotive
11 45 (1.68%) Games
12 37 (1.38%) Advertising
13 32 (1.19%) Electronics
13 32 (1.19%) Publishing
14 25 (0.93%) Financial Institution
15 24 (0.89%) Back Office
15 24 (0.89%) Front Office
16 17 (0.63%) Billing
17 15 (0.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 959 (35.74%) Analyst
2 481 (17.93%) Developer
3 382 (14.24%) Data Analyst
4 291 (10.85%) Business Analyst
5 208 (7.75%) Data Scientist
6 147 (5.48%) Consultant
7 142 (5.29%) SQL Analyst
8 136 (5.07%) Data Engineer
9 133 (4.96%) Architect
10 108 (4.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 108 (4.03%) Data Architect
11 103 (3.84%) Senior Analyst
12 78 (2.91%) Software Developer
13 77 (2.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 76 (2.83%) SQL Data Analyst
15 73 (2.72%) Software Engineer
16 69 (2.57%) Project Manager
17 66 (2.46%) Graduate
18 65 (2.42%) Senior Developer
19 63 (2.35%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (5.03%) HTML
2 130 (4.85%) Web Services
3 124 (4.62%) CSS
4 114 (4.25%) .NET
5 84 (3.13%) Kafka
6 72 (2.68%) JSON
7 68 (2.53%) Natural Language Processing
8 53 (1.98%) XML
9 49 (1.83%) Pandas
9 49 (1.83%) Spark Streaming
10 48 (1.79%) HTML5
11 39 (1.45%) NumPy
12 38 (1.42%) SciPy
13 35 (1.30%) REST
14 32 (1.19%) AngularJS
14 32 (1.19%) scikit-learn
15 31 (1.16%) TensorFlow
16 30 (1.12%) React
17 28 (1.04%) jQuery
18 27 (1.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 664 (24.75%) Analytical Skills
2 295 (11.00%) Algorithms
3 136 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 117 (4.36%) Data Structures
5 98 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
6 84 (3.13%) User Experience
7 66 (2.46%) Fintech
8 47 (1.75%) Social Media
9 42 (1.57%) Reinsurance
10 40 (1.49%) Reference Data
11 33 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
11 33 (1.23%) Internet of Things
12 32 (1.19%) Market Risk
13 29 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
13 29 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 27 (1.01%) Credit Risk
14 27 (1.01%) PMI
15 25 (0.93%) Equities
16 24 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
16 24 (0.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 142 (5.29%) Windows
2 134 (4.99%) Linux
3 123 (4.58%) Unix
4 51 (1.90%) Android
5 49 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.67%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.22%) zOS
12 5 (0.19%) DC/OS
12 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.075%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.037%) CentOS
14 1 (0.037%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 763 (28.44%) Analytics
2 744 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
3 594 (22.14%) Business Intelligence
4 504 (18.78%) Problem-Solving
5 472 (17.59%) Mathematics
6 463 (17.26%) Data Science
7 444 (16.55%) Visualisation
8 416 (15.51%) Data Modelling
9 411 (15.32%) ETL
10 386 (14.39%) Machine Learning
11 296 (11.03%) Business Analysis
12 271 (10.10%) Computer Science
13 270 (10.06%) Project Management
14 268 (9.99%) Software Engineering
15 246 (9.17%) Data Visualisation
16 243 (9.06%) Data Analytics
17 220 (8.20%) Data Management
18 215 (8.01%) Migration
19 199 (7.42%) Artificial Intelligence
20 194 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,196 (44.58%) SQL
2 634 (23.63%) Python
3 344 (12.82%) R
4 332 (12.37%) Java
5 261 (9.73%) C++
6 229 (8.54%) C#
7 194 (7.23%) T-SQL
8 185 (6.90%) JavaScript
9 162 (6.04%) C
10 144 (5.37%) MATLAB
11 139 (5.18%) Scala
12 98 (3.65%) PL/SQL
13 97 (3.62%) VBA
14 53 (1.98%) PHP
15 51 (1.90%) VB
16 37 (1.38%) PowerShell
16 37 (1.38%) Shell Script
17 29 (1.08%) VB.NET
18 23 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 21 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 611 (22.77%) Degree
2 196 (7.31%) PhD
3 176 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 93 (3.47%) SC Cleared
5 69 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 62 (2.31%) Numerate Degree
7 58 (2.16%) DV Cleared
8 32 (1.19%) Master's Degree
8 32 (1.19%) PMI Certification
9 31 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (1.04%) ISEB
10 28 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (0.82%) CCNA
12 20 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.56%) ISTQB
13 15 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
14 14 (0.52%) CCNP
15 13 (0.48%) MCSE
15 13 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 11 (0.41%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (10.14%) Data Quality
2 146 (5.44%) QA
3 48 (1.79%) GDPR
4 40 (1.49%) PMO
5 27 (1.01%) SLA
6 10 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
7 7 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.15%) Basel III
8 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.11%) MiFID
9 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.075%) COBIT
10 2 (0.075%) IFRS
10 2 (0.075%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.075%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.075%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.037%) AQAP
11 1 (0.037%) HAZOP
11 1 (0.037%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.037%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 57 (2.12%) HDFS
2 51 (1.90%) Docker
3 34 (1.27%) Apache Flume
4 30 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (1.04%) Active Directory
6 12 (0.45%) Lustre
7 11 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.22%) Firmware
9 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.075%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 49 (1.83%) Oozie
2 32 (1.19%) Kubernetes
3 29 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.75%) SCCM
5 14 (0.52%) WSUS
6 13 (0.48%) Ansible
7 12 (0.45%) Terraform
8 10 (0.37%) Consul
9 8 (0.30%) Packer
10 6 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (0.22%) Puppet
11 5 (0.19%) Marathon
11 5 (0.19%) Mesos
12 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.15%) SCOM
13 3 (0.11%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 3 (0.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 428 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 280 (10.44%) Tableau
3 226 (8.42%) Oracle
4 121 (4.51%) SAP
5 84 (3.13%) Google
6 55 (2.05%) Informatica
7 52 (1.94%) Hortonworks
7 52 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
8 41 (1.53%) Alteryx
8 41 (1.53%) IBM
9 40 (1.49%) Cloudera
9 40 (1.49%) VMware
10 39 (1.45%) Cognos
11 31 (1.16%) Talend
12 27 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
13 26 (0.97%) Adobe
14 21 (0.78%) ServiceNow
15 19 (0.71%) Optimizely
16 18 (0.67%) Facebook
16 18 (0.67%) WorldPay