Period
to 20 October 2021

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 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 157 212 197
Rank change year-on-year +55 -15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 2,568 728 2,273
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.32% 1.62% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 1.74% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,632 594 1,846
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,650 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,813 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,938 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £95,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 104,324 41,855 116,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.33% 93.20% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 70,010 35,264 93,868
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in England

Data Analysis
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis in England.

Salary trend for Data Analysis in England

Data Analysis
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analysis in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 2021. 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 +13 1,177 £60,000 -7.69% 158
North of England +36 385 £44,500 -6.32% 44
South East +16 370 £50,250 -4.29% 49
Midlands +31 284 £42,500 -5.56% 57
North West +39 230 £45,000 -10.00% 27
West Midlands +37 205 £41,819 -1.60% 43
East of England +19 157 £42,500 -19.05% 29
South West -10 134 £47,500 +15.47% 34
Yorkshire -21 132 £42,000 -8.70% 13
East Midlands -25 79 £47,500 -5.00% 14
North East -19 23 £45,000 - 4
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 1,132 (44.08%) SQL
2 883 (34.38%) Social Skills
3 814 (31.70%) Analytics
4 767 (29.87%) Business Intelligence
5 744 (28.97%) Analytical Skills
6 725 (28.23%) Python
7 698 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
8 603 (23.48%) Power Platform
9 597 (23.25%) Power BI
10 551 (21.46%) Degree
11 545 (21.22%) Problem-Solving
12 539 (20.99%) Visualisation
13 526 (20.48%) Data Modelling
14 524 (20.40%) Finance
15 520 (20.25%) Microsoft
16 454 (17.68%) Microsoft Excel
17 434 (16.90%) Azure
18 373 (14.52%) Data Science
19 370 (14.41%) Tableau
20 357 (13.90%) Data Warehouse
21 347 (13.51%) AWS
22 331 (12.89%) SQL Server
23 326 (12.69%) Project Management
24 315 (12.27%) Data Visualisation
25 293 (11.41%) ETL
26 270 (10.51%) Machine Learning
27 267 (10.40%) Computer Science
28 261 (10.16%) Marketing
29 259 (10.09%) JavaScript
30 255 (9.93%) Decision-Making

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
1 107 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 69 (2.69%) SharePoint
3 51 (1.99%) SAS
4 37 (1.44%) WordPress
5 36 (1.40%) Confluence
6 35 (1.36%) Apache Airflow
7 24 (0.93%) CMS
8 16 (0.62%) Apache
9 14 (0.55%) IIS
10 11 (0.43%) Jupyter
10 11 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.43%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.31%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.27%) Luigi
13 6 (0.23%) Appian
13 6 (0.23%) ArcGIS
14 5 (0.19%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.19%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 454 (17.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 185 (7.20%) Microsoft Office
3 102 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
5 43 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 38 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (0.78%) Simulink
8 12 (0.47%) SPSS
9 11 (0.43%) Stata
10 9 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
10 9 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (0.19%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.19%) S-PLUS
12 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.16%) Adobe XD
12 4 (0.16%) Figma
13 3 (0.12%) GNU Octave
13 3 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.078%) Photoshop
15 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 44 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.62%) Magento
2 16 (0.62%) Shopify
3 12 (0.47%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 11 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 11 (0.43%) Workday HCM
5 10 (0.39%) Maximo
6 9 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (0.27%) SAP Business One
8 7 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.23%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 6 (0.23%) Infor M3
10 5 (0.19%) Eloqua
10 5 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.19%) Relativity
10 5 (0.19%) RESILIA
10 5 (0.19%) SAP BPC
11 4 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 603 (23.48%) Power Platform
2 434 (16.90%) Azure
3 347 (13.51%) AWS
4 131 (5.10%) GCP
5 120 (4.67%) SaaS
6 77 (3.00%) Microsoft 365
7 63 (2.45%) Azure Data Factory
7 63 (2.45%) Dynamics 365
8 62 (2.41%) Google Analytics
8 62 (2.41%) Snowflake
9 50 (1.95%) Amazon S3
10 49 (1.91%) Serverless
11 45 (1.75%) GitHub
12 42 (1.64%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 37 (1.44%) npm
14 29 (1.13%) Azure Logic Apps
15 27 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
15 27 (1.05%) Collibra
15 27 (1.05%) dbt
16 25 (0.97%) Fivetran
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.26%) Firewall
2 35 (1.36%) Network Security
3 33 (1.29%) Broadband
3 33 (1.29%) Internet
4 30 (1.17%) Wireshark
5 28 (1.09%) SMS
6 21 (0.82%) VPN
7 19 (0.74%) DNS
8 18 (0.70%) DHCP
8 18 (0.70%) TCP/IP
9 15 (0.58%) Bluetooth
9 15 (0.58%) IPsec
10 12 (0.47%) VoIP
11 11 (0.43%) NAS
11 11 (0.43%) SSL
11 11 (0.43%) VLAN
12 10 (0.39%) HTTP
13 9 (0.35%) LAN
13 9 (0.35%) Wireless
14 8 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 597 (23.25%) Power BI
2 370 (14.41%) Tableau
3 357 (13.90%) Data Warehouse
4 331 (12.89%) SQL Server
5 173 (6.74%) Big Data
6 167 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 159 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 122 (4.75%) Hadoop
9 114 (4.44%) MySQL
10 112 (4.36%) Data Lake
11 109 (4.24%) Relational Database
12 101 (3.93%) Data Mining
13 100 (3.89%) NoSQL
14 92 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
15 79 (3.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 71 (2.76%) Metadata
17 65 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
18 55 (2.14%) BigQuery
19 54 (2.10%) QlikView
20 53 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 178 (6.93%) JIRA
2 171 (6.66%) Git (software)
3 79 (3.08%) webpack
4 58 (2.26%) Visual Studio
5 26 (1.01%) Axure RP
5 26 (1.01%) Babel
6 19 (0.74%) Jenkins
7 18 (0.70%) CircleCI
8 16 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
9 15 (0.58%) Cypress.io
9 15 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (0.51%) WiX
11 11 (0.43%) ERwin
12 10 (0.39%) ER Studio
12 10 (0.39%) PowerDesigner
12 10 (0.39%) Subversion
13 9 (0.35%) Mocha
13 9 (0.35%) Sinon.JS
14 7 (0.27%) Metasploit
14 7 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 883 (34.38%) Social Skills
2 744 (28.97%) Analytical Skills
3 524 (20.40%) Finance
4 261 (10.16%) Marketing
5 209 (8.14%) Retail
6 184 (7.17%) Presentation Skills
7 163 (6.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 114 (4.44%) Organisational Skills
9 106 (4.13%) Banking
10 96 (3.74%) Manufacturing
11 88 (3.43%) Influencing Skills
12 73 (2.84%) Advertising
13 70 (2.73%) Publishing
14 68 (2.65%) Legal
15 65 (2.53%) Public Sector
16 63 (2.45%) Law
17 48 (1.87%) Games
18 39 (1.52%) Telecoms
19 38 (1.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
20 28 (1.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 728 (28.35%) Analyst
2 393 (15.30%) Data Analyst
2 393 (15.30%) Developer
3 161 (6.27%) Data Engineer
4 145 (5.65%) Business Analyst
5 121 (4.71%) Consultant
6 100 (3.89%) Data Scientist
7 85 (3.31%) Administrator
8 84 (3.27%) Architect
9 77 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 76 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 70 (2.73%) Project Manager
12 65 (2.53%) Data Architect
13 64 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
14 62 (2.41%) Data Manager
15 59 (2.30%) SQL Developer
16 56 (2.18%) SQL Analyst
17 54 (2.10%) Data Administrator
18 49 (1.91%) SQL Data Analyst
19 47 (1.83%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (5.26%) React
2 134 (5.22%) HTML
3 115 (4.48%) CSS
4 114 (4.44%) .NET
5 92 (3.58%) Node.js
6 90 (3.50%) AngularJS
7 82 (3.19%) Pandas
8 76 (2.96%) NumPy
9 67 (2.61%) Vue.js
10 60 (2.34%) React Native
11 58 (2.26%) GraphQL
11 58 (2.26%) Web Services
12 56 (2.18%) REST
13 50 (1.95%) Kafka
14 49 (1.91%) D3.js
14 49 (1.91%) XML
15 47 (1.83%) HTML5
16 46 (1.79%) TensorFlow
17 42 (1.64%) Sass
18 40 (1.56%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 208 (8.10%) User Experience
2 168 (6.54%) Algorithms
3 165 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 126 (4.91%) Data Structures
5 94 (3.66%) Social Media
6 81 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
7 77 (3.00%) Driving Licence
7 77 (3.00%) Life Science
8 46 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
8 46 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 36 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
10 33 (1.29%) Cloud Native
10 33 (1.29%) Digital Media
11 30 (1.17%) PMI
12 23 (0.90%) NHS
12 23 (0.90%) Reinsurance
13 22 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
13 22 (0.86%) Virtual Team
14 19 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
15 18 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (3.12%) Linux
2 78 (3.04%) Apple iOS
3 76 (2.96%) Android
4 73 (2.84%) Windows
5 28 (1.09%) Unix
5 28 (1.09%) Windows Server
6 20 (0.78%) Windows 10
7 11 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.078%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.078%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.078%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.039%) Solaris
10 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 814 (31.70%) Analytics
2 767 (29.87%) Business Intelligence
3 698 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
4 545 (21.22%) Problem-Solving
5 539 (20.99%) Visualisation
6 526 (20.48%) Data Modelling
7 373 (14.52%) Data Science
8 326 (12.69%) Project Management
9 315 (12.27%) Data Visualisation
10 293 (11.41%) ETL
11 270 (10.51%) Machine Learning
12 267 (10.40%) Computer Science
13 255 (9.93%) Decision-Making
14 244 (9.50%) Statistics
15 232 (9.03%) Data Management
16 231 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 227 (8.84%) Mathematics
18 219 (8.53%) Data Analytics
19 217 (8.45%) DevOps
20 216 (8.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1,132 (44.08%) SQL
2 725 (28.23%) Python
3 259 (10.09%) JavaScript
4 229 (8.92%) C#
5 190 (7.40%) R
6 141 (5.49%) T-SQL
7 109 (4.24%) Java
8 87 (3.39%) TypeScript
9 80 (3.12%) C
10 70 (2.73%) VBA
11 61 (2.38%) PowerShell
12 56 (2.18%) C++
13 55 (2.14%) MATLAB
14 48 (1.87%) VB
15 43 (1.67%) Scala
16 33 (1.29%) ES6
17 30 (1.17%) Go
18 26 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 26 (1.01%) Ruby
19 22 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 551 (21.46%) Degree
2 96 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 87 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 77 (3.00%) PhD
5 54 (2.10%) Master's Degree
6 41 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 41 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 33 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
9 31 (1.21%) PMI Certification
10 22 (0.86%) APMP
10 22 (0.86%) DBS Check
11 15 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
12 14 (0.55%) CIPD
12 14 (0.55%) HND
13 11 (0.43%) MBA
14 10 (0.39%) ISEB
15 8 (0.31%) CCNA
15 8 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (9.19%) Data Quality
2 113 (4.40%) QA
3 59 (2.30%) GDPR
4 36 (1.40%) Accessibility
4 36 (1.40%) SLA
5 28 (1.09%) GxP
6 27 (1.05%) GRC
7 25 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 24 (0.93%) PMO
9 14 (0.55%) CDISC
10 11 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
11 10 (0.39%) NIST
12 9 (0.35%) Good Clinical Practice
13 7 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
13 7 (0.27%) GMP
14 6 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 6 (0.23%) NIST 800
15 5 (0.19%) GLP
15 5 (0.19%) IFRS
15 5 (0.19%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 70 (2.73%) Docker
2 36 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.62%) Firmware
5 14 (0.55%) vSphere
6 9 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.16%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 3 (0.12%) KVM
8 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.12%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.078%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.078%) HDFS
9 2 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.078%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.078%) XenApp
10 1 (0.039%) iptables
10 1 (0.039%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.039%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 90 (3.50%) Kubernetes
2 49 (1.91%) Terraform
3 13 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (0.39%) Ansible
5 9 (0.35%) Kubeflow
6 8 (0.31%) Control-M
6 8 (0.31%) Oozie
7 7 (0.27%) Nessus
7 7 (0.27%) QRadar
8 6 (0.23%) Nagios
8 6 (0.23%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.23%) SCCM
9 5 (0.19%) Icinga
10 4 (0.16%) Packer
11 3 (0.12%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.12%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.12%) SCOM
11 3 (0.12%) WSUS
12 2 (0.078%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 520 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 164 (6.39%) Google
3 103 (4.01%) Oracle
4 96 (3.74%) SAP
5 59 (2.30%) Informatica
6 56 (2.18%) Databricks
7 50 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
8 48 (1.87%) Alteryx
9 45 (1.75%) Splunk
10 37 (1.44%) Workday
11 34 (1.32%) Facebook
12 28 (1.09%) Adobe
13 27 (1.05%) TippingPoint
14 25 (0.97%) VMware
15 23 (0.90%) Sage
16 21 (0.82%) Apple
16 21 (0.82%) Remedy
17 19 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
18 18 (0.70%) Palo Alto
19 17 (0.66%) JD Edwards