Period
to 25 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Lakes
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 264 338 362
Rank change year-on-year +74 +24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Data Lake 38 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.54% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 40 13 14
North West median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £41,025 £39,500 £42,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £84,600 £66,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - -13.33%

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 2,460 3,146 4,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.25% 29.75% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,968 2,701 3,483
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £27,550
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 January 2020.

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 January 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
Manchester +63 26 £47,000 -21.67% 4
Merseyside - 9 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 -
Data Lake
England

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

1 28 (73.68%) Analytics
2 22 (57.89%) Python
3 21 (55.26%) SQL
4 17 (44.74%) Apache Spark
4 17 (44.74%) Machine Learning
5 16 (42.11%) Hadoop
5 16 (42.11%) Data Science
6 15 (39.47%) Azure
6 15 (39.47%) Big Data
7 14 (36.84%) AWS
7 14 (36.84%) Java
7 14 (36.84%) ETL
8 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (31.58%) GCP
9 11 (28.95%) DevOps
9 11 (28.95%) Apache Hive
9 11 (28.95%) Data Modelling
9 11 (28.95%) Finance
9 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (26.32%) Scala
10 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (23.68%) R
11 9 (23.68%) Impala
11 9 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (23.68%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (23.68%) Talend
11 9 (23.68%) Sqoop

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 17 (44.74%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) Azure
2 14 (36.84%) AWS
3 12 (31.58%) GCP
4 7 (18.42%) Power Platform
5 5 (13.16%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (7.89%) IaaS
7 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (5.26%) PaaS
7 2 (5.26%) SaaS
8 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.63%) GitHub
8 1 (2.63%) Office 365
8 1 (2.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) Hadoop
2 15 (39.47%) Big Data
3 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 11 (28.95%) Apache Hive
5 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (23.68%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (23.68%) Impala
6 9 (23.68%) Sqoop
6 9 (23.68%) Star Schema
7 7 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (18.42%) Power BI
8 6 (15.79%) BigQuery
9 5 (13.16%) Data Mining
9 5 (13.16%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
11 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (5.26%) Snowflake Schema
12 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Data Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Hadoop Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Data Scientist
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Kafka
2 5 (13.16%) MLlib
3 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 4 (10.53%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (10.53%) Node.js
3 4 (10.53%) React
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Beam
5 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.63%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) NumPy
5 1 (2.63%) Pandas
5 1 (2.63%) PySpark
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) BBC
3 5 (13.16%) Algorithms
4 4 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.63%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Analytics
2 17 (44.74%) Machine Learning
3 16 (42.11%) Data Science
4 14 (36.84%) ETL
5 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.95%) Data Modelling
5 11 (28.95%) DevOps
6 10 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (23.68%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (23.68%) Scrum
8 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
8 8 (21.05%) Data Transformation
8 8 (21.05%) Predictive Analysis
8 8 (21.05%) Predictive Analytics
9 7 (18.42%) Data Architecture
10 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
11 5 (13.16%) Visualisation
12 4 (10.53%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Python
2 21 (55.26%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) Java
4 10 (26.32%) Scala
5 9 (23.68%) R
6 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
7 4 (10.53%) C++
7 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) NIST
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Grafana
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.63%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Google
1 9 (23.68%) Informatica
1 9 (23.68%) Talend
2 6 (15.79%) Tableau
3 5 (13.16%) Cloudera
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Sparx
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) Databricks
6 1 (2.63%) Alteryx
6 1 (2.63%) Teradata