Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Metadata skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Metadata over the 6 months to 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Metadata
England > London
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 464 360 532
Rank change year-on-year -104 +172 +50
Permanent jobs citing Metadata 302 120 227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.88% 1.94% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 194 106 166
10th Percentile £30,750 £47,500 £36,816
25th Percentile £46,250 £51,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,750 £70,875 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.00% +1.25% +3.70%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,188
90th Percentile £108,750 £95,000 £113,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +20.00% -25.09%

Metadata 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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 16,027 6,178 15,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.04% 28.50% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9,712 5,337 12,995
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £54,438 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Metadata
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Metadata as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Metadata in London

Metadata
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Metadata in London.

Salary trend for Metadata in London

Metadata
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Metadata in London over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Metadata in London

Metadata
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Metadata within the London region over the 6 months to 27 November 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
Central London -1 48 £97,500 +64.56% 14
North London - 17 £31,500 -
West London - 7 £62,500 - 3
East London - 4 £72,500 - 2
South London -40 2 £47,500 -47.22%
Metadata
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, IT jobs citing Metadata 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 London region with a requirement for Metadata.

1 116 (38.41%) SQL
2 115 (38.08%) Social Skills
3 109 (36.09%) Python
4 102 (33.77%) Metadata Management
5 99 (32.78%) Data Modelling
6 98 (32.45%) Azure
6 98 (32.45%) Analytics
7 86 (28.48%) Business Intelligence
8 85 (28.15%) Finance
9 82 (27.15%) Data Management
10 81 (26.82%) AWS
11 74 (24.50%) Data Governance
12 68 (22.52%) Problem-Solving
13 65 (21.52%) Data Science
14 64 (21.19%) Data Quality
15 60 (19.87%) Data Warehouse
16 57 (18.87%) ETL
17 56 (18.54%) Software Engineering
17 56 (18.54%) GCP
18 55 (18.21%) Machine Learning
19 54 (17.88%) Big Data
19 54 (17.88%) Java
20 53 (17.55%) Data Architecture
21 51 (16.89%) Data Analysis
21 51 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
22 49 (16.23%) Data Strategy
23 48 (15.89%) Power Platform
23 48 (15.89%) DevOps
24 47 (15.56%) Data Engineering
25 45 (14.90%) Microsoft

Metadata
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 29 (9.60%) Apache Airflow
2 27 (8.94%) Apache
3 23 (7.62%) CMS
4 16 (5.30%) SAS
5 14 (4.64%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.99%) ArcGIS
6 6 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.99%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.32%) Confluence
7 4 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.66%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.33%) Drupal
9 1 (0.33%) Luigi
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.66%) AutoCAD
4 4 (1.32%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.99%) SPSS
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.66%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) HFM
3 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 98 (32.45%) Azure
2 81 (26.82%) AWS
3 56 (18.54%) GCP
4 48 (15.89%) Power Platform
5 29 (9.60%) Azure Data Factory
5 29 (9.60%) Serverless
6 21 (6.95%) Cloud Functions
7 19 (6.29%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 13 (4.30%) Amazon S3
8 13 (4.30%) Collibra
8 13 (4.30%) Dropbox
8 13 (4.30%) Slack
8 13 (4.30%) Snowflake
9 11 (3.64%) Heroku
9 11 (3.64%) Stripe
10 9 (2.98%) Force.com
11 6 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (1.99%) GitHub
11 6 (1.99%) Microsoft 365
12 5 (1.66%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.66%) Broadband
2 4 (1.32%) FTP
2 4 (1.32%) HTTP
3 3 (0.99%) 5G
4 1 (0.33%) DHCP
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) Extranet
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (19.87%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (17.88%) Big Data
3 45 (14.90%) Data Lake
4 42 (13.91%) Power BI
5 37 (12.25%) BigQuery
6 25 (8.28%) Tableau
7 24 (7.95%) SQL Server
8 20 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (5.96%) NoSQL
10 16 (5.30%) Looker
11 15 (4.97%) Data Mart
11 15 (4.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (4.64%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (4.64%) MySQL
13 13 (4.30%) Amazon Aurora
13 13 (4.30%) Relational Database
13 13 (4.30%) Snowflake Schema
14 12 (3.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 12 (3.97%) Hadoop
15 11 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 26 (8.61%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.32%) ERwin
4 6 (1.99%) ER Studio
4 6 (1.99%) Subversion
5 5 (1.66%) JIRA
5 5 (1.66%) PowerDesigner
5 5 (1.66%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.99%) Selenium
6 3 (0.99%) Toad
6 3 (0.99%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (0.66%) Cypress.io
7 2 (0.66%) Protractor
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.33%) GDB
8 1 (0.33%) kappa
8 1 (0.33%) Sourcetree
8 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.33%) XMLSpy
General
1 115 (38.08%) Social Skills
2 85 (28.15%) Finance
3 40 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (11.92%) Marketing
5 32 (10.60%) Banking
6 30 (9.93%) Law
7 24 (7.95%) Presentation Skills
8 23 (7.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 22 (7.28%) Organisational Skills
10 19 (6.29%) Retail
11 17 (5.63%) Public Sector
11 17 (5.63%) Telecoms
12 16 (5.30%) Investment Banking
13 9 (2.98%) Billing
14 6 (1.99%) Advertising
14 6 (1.99%) Legal
15 4 (1.32%) Influencing Skills
16 3 (0.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 3 (0.99%) Publishing
17 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (21.85%) Architect
2 49 (16.23%) Data Architect
3 37 (12.25%) Software Engineer
4 36 (11.92%) Data Engineer
5 26 (8.61%) Consultant
6 23 (7.62%) Data Consultant
7 21 (6.95%) Analyst
7 21 (6.95%) Scala Engineer
8 18 (5.96%) Data Manager
8 18 (5.96%) Developer
9 17 (5.63%) Data Governance Consultant
9 17 (5.63%) Governance Consultant
10 13 (4.30%) Java Engineer
10 13 (4.30%) Java Software Engineer
11 10 (3.31%) E-Commerce Team Leader
11 10 (3.31%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 10 (3.31%) Team Leader
12 9 (2.98%) Salesforce Architect
12 9 (2.98%) Salesforce Technical Architect
12 9 (2.98%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.94%) HTML
1 27 (8.94%) Kafka
2 26 (8.61%) CSS
3 22 (7.28%) Apache Beam
4 21 (6.95%) Akka
5 19 (6.29%) Apache Avro
6 17 (5.63%) XML
7 14 (4.64%) Flask
7 14 (4.64%) Web Services
8 11 (3.64%) JSON
8 11 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (3.31%) Pandas
9 10 (3.31%) PySpark
9 10 (3.31%) TensorFlow
10 9 (2.98%) Visualforce
11 8 (2.65%) .NET
11 8 (2.65%) NumPy
11 8 (2.65%) YAML
12 7 (2.32%) Django
13 6 (1.99%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.26%) Data Structures
2 21 (6.95%) Life Science
3 19 (6.29%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (5.30%) Equities
5 15 (4.97%) Reference Data
6 14 (4.64%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.64%) User Experience
7 9 (2.98%) Social Media
8 8 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.32%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.66%) Legacy Systems
11 4 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.99%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.66%) Cybercrime
13 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
14 1 (0.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.60%) Linux
2 20 (6.62%) Unix
3 5 (1.66%) Windows
4 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (33.77%) Metadata Management
2 99 (32.78%) Data Modelling
3 98 (32.45%) Analytics
4 86 (28.48%) Business Intelligence
5 82 (27.15%) Data Management
6 74 (24.50%) Data Governance
7 68 (22.52%) Problem-Solving
8 65 (21.52%) Data Science
9 57 (18.87%) ETL
10 56 (18.54%) Software Engineering
11 55 (18.21%) Machine Learning
12 53 (17.55%) Data Architecture
13 51 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
13 51 (16.89%) Data Analysis
14 49 (16.23%) Data Strategy
15 48 (15.89%) DevOps
16 47 (15.56%) Data Engineering
17 44 (14.57%) Data Transformation
18 42 (13.91%) Migration
19 41 (13.58%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 116 (38.41%) SQL
2 109 (36.09%) Python
3 54 (17.88%) Java
4 33 (10.93%) Scala
5 19 (6.29%) Perl
6 12 (3.97%) C#
7 11 (3.64%) Ruby
8 10 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.98%) Apex Code
9 9 (2.98%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.98%) SOQL
10 8 (2.65%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.99%) R
12 4 (1.32%) C++
12 4 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (1.32%) PHP
13 3 (0.99%) VB
14 2 (0.66%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.33%) Clojure
15 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (6.95%) Degree
2 9 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.99%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.99%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.33%) AAT
7 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (21.19%) Data Quality
2 26 (8.61%) GDPR
3 10 (3.31%) QA
4 9 (2.98%) CDISC
4 9 (2.98%) HL7
5 6 (1.99%) SLA
6 4 (1.32%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.33%) GRC
7 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (5.63%) Docker
2 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 39 (12.91%) Kubernetes
2 22 (7.28%) Terraform
3 21 (6.95%) Grafana
3 21 (6.95%) Prometheus
4 10 (3.31%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 45 (14.90%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.58%) Google
3 32 (10.60%) Oracle
4 19 (6.29%) Sybase
5 17 (5.63%) Databricks
6 13 (4.30%) Talend
7 12 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (3.64%) GoCardless
9 10 (3.31%) Alteryx
9 10 (3.31%) Facebook
9 10 (3.31%) Instagram
10 8 (2.65%) SAP
11 6 (1.99%) Informatica
12 5 (1.66%) Adobe
12 5 (1.66%) ESRI
13 4 (1.32%) IBM
13 4 (1.32%) iManage
14 3 (0.99%) Pega
15 2 (0.66%) BEA
15 2 (0.66%) Hyperion