Period
to 5 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Data Lake skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Lake over the 6 months to 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Lakes
UK > England
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 373 515 583
Rank change year-on-year +142 +68 +454
Permanent jobs citing Data Lake 879 741 719
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.82% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.07% 1.90% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 604 623 667
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -11.60%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £101,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -11.11%

Data Lake is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 28,654 39,071 51,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.66% 28.24% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23,621 32,349 42,861
Median annual salary £53,869 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.61% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

Data Lake
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Lake in England

Data Lake
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Data Lake in England

Data Lake
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Lake in England over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Lake in England

Data Lake
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 Lake within the England region over the 6 months to 5 April 2020. 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 +155 613 £72,500 +3.57% 60
South East +39 111 £65,000 +1.40% 26
North of England +102 65 £55,000 +10.00% 15
East of England +64 46 £59,000 -1.67% 5
North West +78 39 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Yorkshire +54 26 £67,500 +35.00% 4
Midlands +48 26 £52,500 -18.90% 8
South West -12 24 £50,500 -18.73%
West Midlands +54 20 £55,000 -15.38% 8
East Midlands +26 6 £47,500 +5.56%
Data Lake
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, IT jobs citing Data Lake 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 Lake.

1 668 (76.00%) SQL
2 568 (64.62%) Business Intelligence
3 542 (61.66%) Analytics
4 452 (51.42%) ETL
5 449 (51.08%) SQL Server
6 438 (49.83%) Azure
7 433 (49.26%) Data Warehouse
8 360 (40.96%) Python
9 297 (33.79%) Power Platform
10 294 (33.45%) Analytical Skills
11 289 (32.88%) Power BI
12 286 (32.54%) Data Analytics
13 284 (32.31%) Tableau
13 284 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
14 262 (29.81%) Microsoft
15 243 (27.65%) Oracle
16 237 (26.96%) Big Data
17 234 (26.62%) Data Analysis
18 227 (25.82%) Degree
19 225 (25.60%) Data Modelling
20 208 (23.66%) Visualisation
21 194 (22.07%) Proactive Monitoring
21 194 (22.07%) Azure Data Factory
22 193 (21.96%) Finance
23 189 (21.50%) Alteryx
24 187 (21.27%) Data Extraction
25 184 (20.93%) Teradata
26 178 (20.25%) Cadence
26 178 (20.25%) Blue Prism
26 178 (20.25%) UiPath

Data Lake
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
1 130 (14.79%) Apache Spark
2 35 (3.98%) Apache
3 23 (2.62%) Apache Airflow
4 15 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.37%) Confluence
6 11 (1.25%) IIS
7 8 (0.91%) Anypoint
8 7 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.57%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.57%) Jupyter
10 4 (0.46%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.46%) Apache Synapse
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.46%) SAS
10 4 (0.46%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.34%) Luigi
12 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.80%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 438 (49.83%) Azure
2 297 (33.79%) Power Platform
3 194 (22.07%) Azure Data Factory
4 166 (18.89%) AWS
5 76 (8.65%) GCP
6 61 (6.94%) PaaS
7 53 (6.03%) Serverless
8 48 (5.46%) SaaS
9 44 (5.01%) Data Lake Analytics
10 42 (4.78%) IaaS
11 33 (3.75%) Amazon S3
12 27 (3.07%) Azure Active Directory
13 25 (2.84%) Amazon Kinesis
14 24 (2.73%) Amazon EMR
15 23 (2.62%) Azure Functions
15 23 (2.62%) Azure Machine Learning
15 23 (2.62%) GitHub
16 15 (1.71%) Office 365
17 12 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (1.37%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.57%) Skype
2 3 (0.34%) Internet
3 1 (0.11%) Firewall
3 1 (0.11%) LAN
3 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.11%) VLAN
3 1 (0.11%) WAN
3 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (51.08%) SQL Server
2 433 (49.26%) Data Warehouse
3 289 (32.88%) Power BI
4 237 (26.96%) Big Data
5 170 (19.34%) Azure SQL Database
6 150 (17.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 131 (14.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 128 (14.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 99 (11.26%) Hadoop
10 98 (11.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 95 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
12 73 (8.30%) NoSQL
13 67 (7.62%) Amazon Redshift
14 62 (7.05%) Snowflake Schema
15 61 (6.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 53 (6.03%) Cosmos DB
17 49 (5.57%) Apache Hive
18 38 (4.32%) Relational Database
19 32 (3.64%) Impala
20 28 (3.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 56 (6.37%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (1.59%) JIRA
5 10 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.14%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.57%) ER Studio
7 5 (0.57%) Travis CI
8 4 (0.46%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.46%) ERwin
9 3 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.34%) CircleCI
9 3 (0.34%) GDB
9 3 (0.34%) GoCD
9 3 (0.34%) Sourcetree
9 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (0.23%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.23%) GitLab
General
1 193 (21.96%) Finance
2 109 (12.40%) Legal
3 47 (5.35%) Marketing
4 25 (2.84%) Retail
5 21 (2.39%) Banking
6 15 (1.71%) Publishing
7 12 (1.37%) Public Sector
8 11 (1.25%) Advertising
9 6 (0.68%) Police
9 6 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.46%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Automotive
12 2 (0.23%) Back Office
12 2 (0.23%) Front Office
12 2 (0.23%) Games
12 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 235 (26.73%) Data Engineer
2 188 (21.39%) Analyst
3 178 (20.25%) Developer
4 152 (17.29%) Data Analyst
5 149 (16.95%) Architect
6 87 (9.90%) Azure Engineer
7 86 (9.78%) Data Architect
8 78 (8.87%) Senior Analyst
9 76 (8.65%) SQL Developer
10 69 (7.85%) Senior Data Engineer
11 65 (7.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 63 (7.17%) Senior Data Analyst
13 50 (5.69%) Azure Developer
13 50 (5.69%) Data Manager
14 44 (5.01%) Solutions Architect
15 39 (4.44%) Consultant
15 39 (4.44%) SQL BI Developer
16 34 (3.87%) Cloud Architect
17 32 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 32 (3.64%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (9.10%) Kafka
2 70 (7.96%) .NET
3 35 (3.98%) MDX
4 28 (3.19%) HTML
5 26 (2.96%) Web Services
6 16 (1.82%) PySpark
7 15 (1.71%) ASP.NET
8 14 (1.59%) .NET Framework
8 14 (1.59%) Entity Framework
8 14 (1.59%) HTML5
8 14 (1.59%) XML
9 13 (1.48%) CSS
10 12 (1.37%) Apache Avro
10 12 (1.37%) JSON
11 10 (1.14%) .NET Core
11 10 (1.14%) Lambda Expressions
12 9 (1.02%) Natural Language Processing
12 9 (1.02%) React
13 8 (0.91%) Apache NiFi
14 7 (0.80%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 294 (33.45%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.53%) Data Structures
5 25 (2.84%) Algorithms
6 19 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.05%) Cloud Native
7 18 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (1.82%) Reinsurance
9 12 (1.37%) Marketing Technology
10 11 (1.25%) Clustering
10 11 (1.25%) Tandem
11 9 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (0.80%) Social Media
12 7 (0.80%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.68%) BBC
13 6 (0.68%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.68%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 41 (4.66%) Windows
2 34 (3.87%) Windows Server
3 12 (1.37%) Windows 10
4 11 (1.25%) Unix
5 9 (1.02%) Linux
6 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.11%) Android
7 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (64.62%) Business Intelligence
2 542 (61.66%) Analytics
3 452 (51.42%) ETL
4 286 (32.54%) Data Analytics
5 284 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
6 234 (26.62%) Data Analysis
7 225 (25.60%) Data Modelling
8 208 (23.66%) Visualisation
9 194 (22.07%) Proactive Monitoring
10 187 (21.27%) Data Extraction
11 133 (15.13%) Data Science
12 132 (15.02%) DevOps
13 131 (14.90%) Data Engineering
13 131 (14.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 128 (14.56%) Machine Learning
15 107 (12.17%) Data Architecture
16 104 (11.83%) Project Management
17 93 (10.58%) System Integration Testing
18 87 (9.90%) Change Control
19 85 (9.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 668 (76.00%) SQL
2 360 (40.96%) Python
3 102 (11.60%) T-SQL
4 93 (10.58%) Scala
5 89 (10.13%) R
6 88 (10.01%) C#
7 78 (8.87%) Java
8 47 (5.35%) PowerShell
9 36 (4.10%) JavaScript
10 32 (3.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 27 (3.07%) U-SQL
12 17 (1.93%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.25%) C
13 11 (1.25%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.02%) Ruby
15 8 (0.91%) VBA
16 7 (0.80%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.80%) PHP
17 6 (0.68%) VBScript
17 6 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 227 (25.82%) Degree
2 22 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 9 (1.02%) CCSP
5 9 (1.02%) CISSP
5 9 (1.02%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (0.68%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.57%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.34%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.34%) PMP
9 2 (0.23%) MBA
9 2 (0.23%) PhD
10 1 (0.11%) MCSA
10 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (10.58%) GAAP
2 89 (10.13%) Data Quality
3 20 (2.28%) QA
4 17 (1.93%) GDPR
5 2 (0.23%) EMIR
5 2 (0.23%) IFRS
5 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) MiFID
5 2 (0.23%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 38 (4.32%) Docker
2 28 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (1.82%) HDFS
5 14 (1.59%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (0.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 47 (5.35%) Kubernetes
2 26 (2.96%) Terraform
3 19 (2.16%) Hadoop YARN
4 16 (1.82%) Oozie
5 14 (1.59%) Puppet
6 11 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.91%) Ansible
9 8 (0.91%) Rancher
10 6 (0.68%) Kibana
11 3 (0.34%) Argo
11 3 (0.34%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.11%) Grafana
12 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 284 (32.31%) Tableau
2 262 (29.81%) Microsoft
3 243 (27.65%) Oracle
4 189 (21.50%) Alteryx
5 184 (20.93%) Teradata
6 178 (20.25%) Automation Anywhere
6 178 (20.25%) Blue Prism
6 178 (20.25%) Cadence
6 178 (20.25%) UiPath
7 174 (19.80%) Databricks
8 39 (4.44%) Google
9 34 (3.87%) Informatica
10 24 (2.73%) Talend
11 15 (1.71%) Cloudera
11 15 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.71%) Sparx
11 15 (1.71%) VMware
12 10 (1.14%) Netezza
13 8 (0.91%) Hortonworks
13 8 (0.91%) MuleSoft