Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Lakes
England > North West
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 310 356 374
Rank change year-on-year +46 +18 -27
Permanent jobs citing Data Lake 26 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.057% 0.068%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.94% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 9
North West median annual salary £60,000 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.50% +8.42% -
10th Percentile £43,500 £44,400 £39,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,750 £51,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -21.31%

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 North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,778 3,860 4,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.36% 31.63% 34.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,138 3,340 3,882
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,175 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Data Lake
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Data Lake as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Lake in the North West

Data Lake
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Lake in the North West.

Salary trend for Data Lake in the North West

Data Lake
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Lake in the North West over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Lake in the North West

Data Lake
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Lake within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 August 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
Manchester +21 14 £60,000 +12.68% 5
Lancashire - 10 - -
Cheshire +30 1 - -
Data Lake
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Lake.

1 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 23 (88.46%) Azure
3 22 (84.62%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (65.38%) ETL
4 17 (65.38%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (65.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (61.54%) Data Integration
5 16 (61.54%) Data Modelling
5 16 (61.54%) Relational Database
6 15 (57.69%) Analytics
6 15 (57.69%) Broadband
6 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
7 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
7 14 (53.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 13 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (46.15%) Python
9 12 (46.15%) Informatica
10 11 (42.31%) Hadoop
10 11 (42.31%) Apache Spark
10 11 (42.31%) Databricks
10 11 (42.31%) Azure Data Factory
10 11 (42.31%) U-SQL
11 10 (38.46%) Decision-Making
11 10 (38.46%) SDLC
11 10 (38.46%) Data Architecture
11 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
13 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (30.77%) Change Management
13 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development

Data Lake
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (42.31%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (88.46%) Azure
2 11 (42.31%) Azure Data Factory
3 7 (26.92%) Power Platform
4 3 (11.54%) AWS
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (7.69%) GCP
5 2 (7.69%) Office 365
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (3.85%) Azure Functions
6 1 (3.85%) IaaS
6 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (61.54%) Relational Database
4 14 (53.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 13 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (42.31%) Hadoop
7 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (30.77%) Apache Hive
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (26.92%) Power BI
10 3 (11.54%) Big Data
11 2 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (7.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (7.69%) BigQuery
11 2 (7.69%) Biml
11 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
12 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
12 1 (3.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
1 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Data Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Data Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Data Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Business Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Business Solution Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Kafka
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Beam
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) ETL
2 16 (61.54%) Data Integration
2 16 (61.54%) Data Modelling
3 15 (57.69%) Analytics
4 10 (38.46%) Data Architecture
4 10 (38.46%) Decision-Making
4 10 (38.46%) SDLC
5 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (30.77%) Change Management
5 8 (30.77%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (30.77%) Line Management
6 6 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (23.08%) Migration
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (19.23%) Product Management
7 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
8 4 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Python
3 11 (42.31%) U-SQL
4 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
5 8 (30.77%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (7.69%) Java
7 2 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (7.69%) CCSP
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) CISSP
2 2 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.85%) Grafana
2 1 (3.85%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Informatica
3 11 (42.31%) Databricks
4 7 (26.92%) Netezza
5 5 (19.23%) IBM
6 4 (15.38%) Tableau
7 1 (3.85%) Google
7 1 (3.85%) Intapp
7 1 (3.85%) SnapLogic
7 1 (3.85%) Teradata