Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Lakes
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 211 128 307
Rank change year-on-year -83 +179 +39
Permanent jobs citing Data Lake 132 77 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.23% 1.88% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.02% 5.73% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 98 69 30
10th Percentile £38,000 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £41,469 £47,500 £44,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% - -
75th Percentile £73,750 £61,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £91,375
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year +6.46% +1.15% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,628 1,343 2,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 24.53% 32.82% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,005 1,105 2,639
10th Percentile £31,043 £31,000 £27,392
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Data Lake
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Lake in the Midlands

Data Lake
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Lake in the Midlands

Data Lake
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Lake in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Lake in the Midlands

Data Lake
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Lake within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 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
West Midlands -58 94 £55,000 - 14
East Midlands -48 38 £57,500 +14.43% 8
Data Lake
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Data Lake.

1 99 (75.00%) Azure
2 83 (62.88%) Business Intelligence
3 79 (59.85%) Power Platform
4 74 (56.06%) Power BI
5 73 (55.30%) Data Warehouse
6 71 (53.79%) Analytics
7 64 (48.48%) Databricks
8 63 (47.73%) SQL
9 61 (46.21%) SQL Server
9 61 (46.21%) Data Modelling
9 61 (46.21%) Microsoft
10 52 (39.39%) Azure Data Factory
11 43 (32.58%) Python
12 42 (31.82%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 40 (30.30%) ETL
13 40 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (28.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 35 (26.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 34 (25.76%) Machine Learning
16 34 (25.76%) Social Skills
17 31 (23.48%) Data Engineering
17 31 (23.48%) PowerShell
17 31 (23.48%) Azure SQL Database
18 28 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
19 25 (18.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 24 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
21 23 (17.42%) Big Data
21 23 (17.42%) DevOps
21 23 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (16.67%) Data Analysis

Data Lake
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 6 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Synapse
3 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 99 (75.00%) Azure
2 79 (59.85%) Power Platform
3 52 (39.39%) Azure Data Factory
4 42 (31.82%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 21 (15.91%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 20 (15.15%) Microsoft 365
7 19 (14.39%) AWS
8 8 (6.06%) GCP
9 7 (5.30%) PaaS
9 7 (5.30%) PowerApps
10 6 (4.55%) Azure Stack
10 6 (4.55%) Serverless
11 5 (3.79%) Azure Event Grid
11 5 (3.79%) Azure Service Bus
11 5 (3.79%) GitHub
12 4 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (3.03%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) BGP
1 5 (3.79%) Firewall
1 5 (3.79%) LAN
1 5 (3.79%) OSPF
1 5 (3.79%) WAN
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (56.06%) Power BI
2 73 (55.30%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (46.21%) SQL Server
4 40 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (28.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 35 (26.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (23.48%) Azure SQL Database
8 23 (17.42%) Big Data
9 18 (13.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 18 (13.64%) Star Schema
10 12 (9.09%) NoSQL
11 9 (6.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 8 (6.06%) BigQuery
12 8 (6.06%) Relational Database
13 7 (5.30%) MySQL
13 7 (5.30%) Tableau
14 6 (4.55%) HDInsight
14 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (4.55%) OLAP
14 6 (4.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (3.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.76%) Appium
4 1 (0.76%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.76%) JIRA
4 1 (0.76%) JMeter
4 1 (0.76%) kappa
4 1 (0.76%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.76%) REST Assured
4 1 (0.76%) Selenium
4 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (25.76%) Social Skills
2 23 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.33%) Retail
4 7 (5.30%) Finance
5 5 (3.79%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.79%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (2.27%) Marketing
7 2 (1.52%) Legal
7 2 (1.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 44 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 24 (18.18%) Developer
3 22 (16.67%) Architect
3 22 (16.67%) Data Architect
4 17 (12.88%) Consultant
4 17 (12.88%) Data Consultant
5 16 (12.12%) Analyst
6 15 (11.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 15 (11.36%) Data Analyst
7 11 (8.33%) Azure Architect
7 11 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
7 11 (8.33%) Trainee
8 9 (6.82%) Data Manager
9 8 (6.06%) Azure Developer
10 7 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.55%) Python Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Analytics Consultant
12 5 (3.79%) Senior DBA
12 5 (3.79%) Senior SQL DBA
12 5 (3.79%) Trainee Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.15%) MDX
2 9 (6.82%) PySpark
3 6 (4.55%) .NET
4 4 (3.03%) JSON
4 4 (3.03%) YAML
5 3 (2.27%) .NET Core
5 3 (2.27%) Apache Avro
5 3 (2.27%) Kafka
5 3 (2.27%) XML
6 1 (0.76%) CSS
6 1 (0.76%) HTML
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Data Structures
2 5 (3.79%) Clustering
2 5 (3.79%) Public Cloud
2 5 (3.79%) Replication
3 4 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.27%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.52%) Housing Association
6 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.76%) Unix
2 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (62.88%) Business Intelligence
2 71 (53.79%) Analytics
3 61 (46.21%) Data Modelling
4 40 (30.30%) ETL
5 34 (25.76%) Machine Learning
6 31 (23.48%) Data Engineering
7 28 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
9 23 (17.42%) DevOps
10 22 (16.67%) Data Analysis
11 18 (13.64%) Data Science
11 18 (13.64%) Data Strategy
11 18 (13.64%) Visualisation
12 14 (10.61%) Migration
13 13 (9.85%) Information Management
14 12 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
14 12 (9.09%) Data Architecture
14 12 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (8.33%) Data Pipeline
15 11 (8.33%) DevSecOps
Programming Languages
1 63 (47.73%) SQL
2 43 (32.58%) Python
3 31 (23.48%) PowerShell
4 25 (18.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 16 (12.12%) T-SQL
6 13 (9.85%) C#
7 7 (5.30%) C++
8 5 (3.79%) C
8 5 (3.79%) R
9 4 (3.03%) Java
9 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.03%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.27%) Go
10 3 (2.27%) Scala
10 3 (2.27%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.27%) U-SQL
11 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.33%) Degree
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.30%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.30%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.27%) MCSA
5 3 (2.27%) MCSE
6 1 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.76%) CCSP
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.76%) CISSP
6 1 (0.76%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.27%) PMO
3 2 (1.52%) NIST
4 1 (0.76%) GDPR
4 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 64 (48.48%) Databricks
2 61 (46.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.85%) Oracle
4 10 (7.58%) Google
5 5 (3.79%) Civica
5 5 (3.79%) VMware
6 4 (3.03%) Informatica
6 4 (3.03%) SAP
7 2 (1.52%) Cognos
7 2 (1.52%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.52%) Talend
8 1 (0.76%) HP
8 1 (0.76%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.76%) Palantir
8 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.76%) Sparx