Period
to 18 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 18 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > South West
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 54 44
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10 +49
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 477 379 656
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 7.53% 5.26% 6.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.21% 5.79% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 288 328 424
10th Percentile £29,925 £30,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
75th Percentile £62,687 £60,000 £67,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,809 6,550 9,331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.74% 90.85% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,364 5,350 7,269
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £36,500 £33,156 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Analytics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the South West

Analytics
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analytics in the South West.

Salary trend for Analytics in the South West

Analytics
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytics in the South West over the 6 months to 18 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Analytics in the South West

Analytics
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 April 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
Bristol -3 228 £47,500 +5.56% 27
Gloucestershire +21 115 £52,500 +16.67% 13
Devon +29 33 £35,000 -22.20% 8
Dorset +20 30 £49,800 +17.18% 2
Wiltshire +7 25 £42,000 +23.53% 11
Somerset -11 25 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Cornwall -3 3 £45,000 - 1
Avon - 1 £55,000 -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, IT jobs citing Analytics 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 South West region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 241 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (32.70%) Python
3 155 (32.49%) SQL
4 141 (29.56%) Machine Learning
5 125 (26.21%) Business Intelligence
6 117 (24.53%) Data Science
7 111 (23.27%) Azure
8 105 (22.01%) Java
9 104 (21.80%) Microservices
10 103 (21.59%) Artificial Intelligence
11 100 (20.96%) Scrum
11 100 (20.96%) Big Data
12 99 (20.75%) AWS
13 95 (19.92%) DevOps
13 95 (19.92%) Software Engineering
14 91 (19.08%) Data Analytics
15 90 (18.87%) Docker
16 83 (17.40%) Open Source
17 78 (16.35%) Cybersecurity
17 78 (16.35%) Legal
18 77 (16.14%) Microsoft
18 77 (16.14%) User Experience
19 76 (15.93%) Power Platform
19 76 (15.93%) Linux
20 75 (15.72%) Mentoring
20 75 (15.72%) Power BI
21 74 (15.51%) ETL
22 73 (15.30%) Visualisation
23 70 (14.68%) DevSecOps
24 69 (14.47%) Analytical Skills

Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 44 (9.22%) Confluence
2 23 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (3.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 17 (3.56%) Apache
5 11 (2.31%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.68%) SAS
7 7 (1.47%) CMS
8 4 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.26%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.84%) Figma
5 4 (0.84%) GIMP
5 4 (0.84%) Inkscape
6 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.42%) InDesign
6 2 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.42%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.42%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 111 (23.27%) Azure
2 99 (20.75%) AWS
3 76 (15.93%) Power Platform
4 33 (6.92%) GCP
5 28 (5.87%) PaaS
6 25 (5.24%) IaaS
6 25 (5.24%) Serverless
7 17 (3.56%) Google Analytics
8 12 (2.52%) GitHub
8 12 (2.52%) SaaS
9 8 (1.68%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.68%) Azure Data Factory
9 8 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.47%) Azure Machine Learning
11 6 (1.26%) Amazon EKS
11 6 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.84%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.34%) Internet
2 5 (1.05%) Firewall
3 4 (0.84%) HTTP
3 4 (0.84%) SMS
3 4 (0.84%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.63%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.42%) IKE
5 2 (0.42%) Intranet
5 2 (0.42%) VoIP
6 1 (0.21%) LAN
6 1 (0.21%) Network Security
6 1 (0.21%) VPN
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (20.96%) Big Data
2 75 (15.72%) Power BI
3 65 (13.63%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (10.69%) SQL Server
6 34 (7.13%) Tableau
7 31 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (5.24%) Hadoop
9 19 (3.98%) Apache Accumulo
9 19 (3.98%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.31%) Data Mining
11 10 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.89%) Data Lake
12 9 (1.89%) MySQL
12 9 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.26%) Apache Hive
14 6 (1.26%) Flink
14 6 (1.26%) NoSQL
15 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 48 (10.06%) JIRA
2 44 (9.22%) Jenkins
3 22 (4.61%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.73%) webpack
6 11 (2.31%) gulp
6 11 (2.31%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.47%) Eclipse RCP
8 6 (1.26%) Selenium
9 5 (1.05%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.05%) GitLab
10 4 (0.84%) Balsamiq
10 4 (0.84%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.42%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.42%) Storybook
General
1 78 (16.35%) Legal
2 63 (13.21%) Finance
3 54 (11.32%) Marketing
4 13 (2.73%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.31%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.10%) Retail
7 9 (1.89%) Games
8 7 (1.47%) Banking
8 7 (1.47%) Local Government
9 6 (1.26%) Military
9 6 (1.26%) Publishing
10 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.63%) Back Office
11 3 (0.63%) Law
12 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (14.68%) Developer
2 57 (11.95%) Analyst
3 44 (9.22%) Software Engineer
4 39 (8.18%) Data Engineer
5 37 (7.76%) Data Scientist
6 24 (5.03%) Architect
7 23 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 23 (4.82%) Security Engineer
8 22 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 21 (4.40%) Junior
9 21 (4.40%) Senior Data Scientist
10 20 (4.19%) Data Analyst
10 20 (4.19%) Senior Software Engineer
11 19 (3.98%) Android Engineer
11 19 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
12 14 (2.94%) Lead Software Engineer
13 13 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (2.52%) Data Architect
14 12 (2.52%) Senior Developer
15 10 (2.10%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (11.95%) Kafka
2 48 (10.06%) CSS
2 48 (10.06%) HTML
3 38 (7.97%) Web Services
4 36 (7.55%) Apache NiFi
5 35 (7.34%) React
6 31 (6.50%) .NET
7 28 (5.87%) Node.js
8 22 (4.61%) AngularJS
9 19 (3.98%) Elastic Stack
10 18 (3.77%) Natural Language Processing
11 14 (2.94%) REST
12 13 (2.73%) Retrofit
13 12 (2.52%) Vue.js
13 12 (2.52%) XML
14 11 (2.31%) CSS3
14 11 (2.31%) HTML5
14 11 (2.31%) Jest
14 11 (2.31%) LESS
14 11 (2.31%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 77 (16.14%) User Experience
2 69 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (12.79%) Cyberattack
4 31 (6.50%) Management Information System
5 23 (4.82%) Algorithms
6 20 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (3.77%) Mobile App
8 16 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (2.73%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.31%) Cloud Native
10 11 (2.31%) Driving Licence
10 11 (2.31%) Internet of Things
11 8 (1.68%) Analytical Mindset
11 8 (1.68%) PKI
11 8 (1.68%) Smartphone
12 7 (1.47%) Social Media
13 6 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (1.05%) Renewable Energy
14 5 (1.05%) Robotics
14 5 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (15.93%) Linux
2 33 (6.92%) Android
3 22 (4.61%) CentOS
3 22 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (3.77%) Windows
5 16 (3.35%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (29.56%) Machine Learning
3 125 (26.21%) Business Intelligence
4 117 (24.53%) Data Science
5 104 (21.80%) Microservices
6 103 (21.59%) Artificial Intelligence
7 100 (20.96%) Scrum
8 95 (19.92%) DevOps
8 95 (19.92%) Software Engineering
9 91 (19.08%) Data Analytics
10 83 (17.40%) Open Source
11 78 (16.35%) Cybersecurity
12 75 (15.72%) Mentoring
13 74 (15.51%) ETL
14 73 (15.30%) Visualisation
15 70 (14.68%) DevSecOps
16 67 (14.05%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 65 (13.63%) Collaborative Working
18 64 (13.42%) Information Assurance
19 61 (12.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 156 (32.70%) Python
2 155 (32.49%) SQL
3 105 (22.01%) Java
4 56 (11.74%) JavaScript
5 46 (9.64%) C#
6 40 (8.39%) C
7 35 (7.34%) R
8 32 (6.71%) Go
9 27 (5.66%) C++
9 27 (5.66%) T-SQL
10 24 (5.03%) Perl
11 21 (4.40%) Shell Script
12 19 (3.98%) Kotlin
12 19 (3.98%) Ruby
13 15 (3.14%) TypeScript
14 14 (2.94%) ES6
15 13 (2.73%) Bash Shell
16 11 (2.31%) PHP
17 9 (1.89%) PowerShell
18 6 (1.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (13.63%) Degree
2 58 (12.16%) Security Cleared
3 46 (9.64%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.61%) PhD
5 18 (3.77%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.26%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.05%) Chartered Engineer
8 4 (0.84%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (0.84%) CISSP
9 3 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.42%) HND
10 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.13%) QA
2 22 (4.61%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.73%) GDPR
4 9 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.68%) SLA
6 5 (1.05%) NCSC
6 5 (1.05%) NIST
6 5 (1.05%) NIST 800
7 4 (0.84%) WCAG
8 2 (0.42%) GRC
9 1 (0.21%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.21%) HAZOP
System Software
1 90 (18.87%) Docker
2 19 (3.98%) KVM
3 9 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.63%) Firmware
6 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (11.53%) Kubernetes
2 39 (8.18%) Ansible
3 25 (5.24%) Terraform
4 19 (3.98%) CFEngine
4 19 (3.98%) Demisto
4 19 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (3.98%) Puppet
5 6 (1.26%) Grafana
5 6 (1.26%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.63%) Packer
7 2 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.21%) Kibana
Vendors
1 77 (16.14%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.22%) Splunk
3 37 (7.76%) Google
4 31 (6.50%) Oracle
5 22 (4.61%) Red Hat
6 21 (4.40%) ArcSight
7 20 (4.19%) ServiceNow
7 20 (4.19%) Teradata
8 15 (3.14%) Talend
9 10 (2.10%) IBM
9 10 (2.10%) SAP
10 9 (1.89%) Alteryx
10 9 (1.89%) Informatica
10 9 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.68%) Adobe
11 8 (1.68%) Databricks
12 7 (1.47%) Remedy
12 7 (1.47%) SnapLogic
12 7 (1.47%) VMware
13 6 (1.26%) Yahoo!