Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 49 68
Rank change year-on-year -5 +19 +15
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 1,691 4,143 4,156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.61% 5.04% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 5.49% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,341 3,152 3,387
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,975 £73,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 33,521 75,421 89,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.43% 91.66% 91.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26,639 58,471 71,294
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Analytics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the UK excluding London

Analytics
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analytics in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Analytics in the UK excluding London

Analytics
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytics in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Analytics in the UK excluding London

Analytics
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 5 August 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
South East -16 466 £55,000 - 62
North of England +2 396 £50,000 +11.11% 75
North West +1 270 £50,000 +11.11% 49
South West +1 242 £45,000 -14.29% 26
Midlands -2 231 £50,000 +5.26% 54
East of England +11 151 £50,000 - 28
West Midlands -1 151 £50,500 +1.00% 34
Scotland +5 136 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Yorkshire +3 99 £50,000 +11.11% 15
East Midlands +5 78 £45,000 +4.65% 20
Wales +2 49 £45,000 +15.52% 10
North East -12 27 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Northern Ireland -2 14 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Channel Islands +2 7 £65,000 -13.33%
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 594 (35.13%) SQL
2 475 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
3 471 (27.85%) Business Intelligence
4 454 (26.85%) Data Analytics
5 431 (25.49%) Python
6 413 (24.42%) Azure
7 383 (22.65%) Analytical Skills
8 358 (21.17%) Microsoft
9 307 (18.15%) Degree
10 298 (17.62%) Finance
10 298 (17.62%) Big Data
11 271 (16.03%) SQL Server
11 271 (16.03%) Power BI
11 271 (16.03%) Power Platform
12 270 (15.97%) Data Science
13 250 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
14 246 (14.55%) JavaScript
15 245 (14.49%) Machine Learning
16 240 (14.19%) Visualisation
17 234 (13.84%) AWS
18 219 (12.95%) DevOps
19 214 (12.66%) Data Analysis
20 209 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
21 203 (12.00%) ETL
22 184 (10.88%) Tableau
23 181 (10.70%) Data Modelling
24 171 (10.11%) Mathematics
24 171 (10.11%) Data Lake
25 167 (9.88%) Google
26 165 (9.76%) Software Engineering

Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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
1 116 (6.86%) Apache Spark
2 61 (3.61%) SAS
3 36 (2.13%) Apache
4 34 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (1.48%) Confluence
6 23 (1.36%) SharePoint
7 13 (0.77%) Apache Airflow
7 13 (0.77%) IIS
7 13 (0.77%) Luigi
8 10 (0.59%) CMS
9 9 (0.53%) nginx
9 9 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.47%) Apache Pig
10 8 (0.47%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.30%) Apache Synapse
11 5 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.24%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.24%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.24%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 141 (8.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.06%) SPSS
5 15 (0.89%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.41%) InVision
7 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.35%) Sketch
8 5 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.24%) Figma
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.059%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (1.01%) Sentinel
2 15 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
4 7 (0.41%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.30%) Magento
6 5 (0.30%) Relativity
6 5 (0.30%) Ringtail
6 5 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.30%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.30%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.24%) Eikon
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.24%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.18%) Shopify
8 3 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 413 (24.42%) Azure
2 271 (16.03%) Power Platform
3 234 (13.84%) AWS
4 127 (7.51%) SaaS
5 96 (5.68%) PaaS
6 94 (5.56%) Google Analytics
7 68 (4.02%) Azure Data Factory
8 62 (3.67%) IaaS
9 58 (3.43%) GCP
10 43 (2.54%) Office 365
11 30 (1.77%) Serverless
12 28 (1.66%) Amazon EMR
13 26 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
13 26 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
13 26 (1.54%) Logic Apps
14 25 (1.48%) Amazon S3
15 23 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
16 22 (1.30%) Adobe Analytics
17 13 (0.77%) Azure Stack
17 13 (0.77%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.96%) Firewall
2 21 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 20 (1.18%) DNS
3 20 (1.18%) Network Security
4 19 (1.12%) Internet
5 17 (1.01%) Skype
6 16 (0.95%) Wireshark
7 15 (0.89%) BGP
7 15 (0.89%) VPN
8 14 (0.83%) DKIM
8 14 (0.83%) DMARC
9 13 (0.77%) WAN
10 10 (0.59%) Broadband
11 9 (0.53%) MPLS
11 9 (0.53%) VoIP
12 6 (0.35%) 802.11
12 6 (0.35%) DHCP
12 6 (0.35%) IPsec
12 6 (0.35%) OSPF
12 6 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (17.62%) Big Data
2 271 (16.03%) Power BI
2 271 (16.03%) SQL Server
3 250 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
4 171 (10.11%) Data Lake
5 163 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 134 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 127 (7.51%) Hadoop
8 70 (4.14%) NoSQL
9 69 (4.08%) Relational Database
10 67 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 66 (3.90%) Azure SQL Database
12 61 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
13 53 (3.13%) MySQL
14 49 (2.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 46 (2.72%) MongoDB
16 41 (2.42%) Amazon Redshift
16 41 (2.42%) Data Mining
17 40 (2.37%) Apache Hive
18 39 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 69 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 56 (3.31%) JIRA
3 49 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 26 (1.54%) webpack
5 23 (1.36%) Cucumber
5 23 (1.36%) Selenium
6 19 (1.12%) Visual Studio
7 14 (0.83%) Metasploit
8 11 (0.65%) SpecFlow
9 10 (0.59%) ERwin
9 10 (0.59%) Grunt
9 10 (0.59%) gulp
10 9 (0.53%) Mocha
10 9 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.53%) TestCafe
11 8 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.47%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.41%) GitLab
13 6 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 298 (17.62%) Finance
2 132 (7.81%) Marketing
3 81 (4.79%) Retail
4 73 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 68 (4.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 56 (3.31%) Public Sector
7 48 (2.84%) Legal
8 30 (1.77%) Aerospace
8 30 (1.77%) Telecoms
9 29 (1.71%) Law
10 28 (1.66%) Banking
11 20 (1.18%) Local Government
12 19 (1.12%) Advertising
13 16 (0.95%) Games
14 12 (0.71%) Back Office
15 8 (0.47%) Billing
15 8 (0.47%) Publishing
16 7 (0.41%) Electronics
16 7 (0.41%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 373 (22.06%) Developer
2 295 (17.45%) Analyst
3 185 (10.94%) Architect
4 128 (7.57%) Data Engineer
5 103 (6.09%) Data Analyst
6 93 (5.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 90 (5.32%) Consultant
8 82 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
9 72 (4.26%) Data Architect
10 63 (3.73%) Software Engineer
11 51 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
12 48 (2.84%) Software Developer
13 47 (2.78%) Data Scientist
14 46 (2.72%) Cloud Architect
14 46 (2.72%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 44 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 44 (2.60%) Senior Developer
16 43 (2.54%) Data Manager
17 40 (2.37%) Business Analyst
18 37 (2.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (9.40%) HTML
2 146 (8.63%) .NET
3 123 (7.27%) CSS
4 74 (4.38%) Web Services
5 65 (3.84%) AngularJS
6 54 (3.19%) Kafka
7 53 (3.13%) React
8 51 (3.02%) HTML5
9 47 (2.78%) REST
10 38 (2.25%) .NET Core
11 37 (2.19%) ASP.NET
12 36 (2.13%) JSON
12 36 (2.13%) Vue.js
13 33 (1.95%) CSS3
13 33 (1.95%) jQuery
14 30 (1.77%) .NET Framework
15 29 (1.71%) XML
16 28 (1.66%) Node.js
17 27 (1.60%) RESTful
18 23 (1.36%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 383 (22.65%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (8.52%) User Experience
3 93 (5.50%) Algorithms
4 82 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 58 (3.43%) Data Structures
6 46 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
7 41 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
8 38 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (1.66%) Data Centre
10 22 (1.30%) Mobile App
10 22 (1.30%) Virtual Team
11 21 (1.24%) Public Cloud
11 21 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
12 19 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
12 19 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
13 18 (1.06%) Cloud Native
14 17 (1.01%) Cyberattack
15 16 (0.95%) CMDB
15 16 (0.95%) Social Media
16 15 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 137 (8.10%) Linux
2 133 (7.87%) Windows
3 49 (2.90%) Windows Server
4 41 (2.42%) Unix
5 19 (1.12%) Android
6 17 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 14 (0.83%) Kali Linux
8 8 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.47%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (0.24%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.12%) CentOS
12 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.059%) HPUX
13 1 (0.059%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.059%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.059%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (27.85%) Business Intelligence
3 454 (26.85%) Data Analytics
4 270 (15.97%) Data Science
5 245 (14.49%) Machine Learning
6 240 (14.19%) Visualisation
7 219 (12.95%) DevOps
8 214 (12.66%) Data Analysis
9 209 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
10 203 (12.00%) ETL
11 181 (10.70%) Data Modelling
12 171 (10.11%) Mathematics
13 165 (9.76%) Software Engineering
14 147 (8.69%) Artificial Intelligence
15 135 (7.98%) Project Management
16 129 (7.63%) Data Visualisation
17 126 (7.45%) Computer Science
18 125 (7.39%) Scrum
19 119 (7.04%) Mentoring
20 115 (6.80%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 594 (35.13%) SQL
2 431 (25.49%) Python
3 246 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 163 (9.64%) R
5 159 (9.40%) Java
6 146 (8.63%) C#
7 82 (4.85%) C++
8 65 (3.84%) T-SQL
9 52 (3.08%) Scala
10 50 (2.96%) PowerShell
11 49 (2.90%) C
12 47 (2.78%) PHP
13 42 (2.48%) Perl
14 40 (2.37%) TypeScript
15 28 (1.66%) Bash Shell
16 26 (1.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 23 (1.36%) VBA
18 21 (1.24%) Apple Swift
19 20 (1.18%) PL/SQL
20 19 (1.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 307 (18.15%) Degree
2 100 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 62 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 49 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 43 (2.54%) PhD
6 28 (1.66%) DV Cleared
7 22 (1.30%) CISSP
8 18 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (1.01%) CCNP
9 17 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
10 16 (0.95%) CCNA
10 16 (0.95%) CISM
10 16 (0.95%) GCIA
10 16 (0.95%) GCIH
10 16 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (0.89%) CREST Certified
11 15 (0.89%) SANS
12 12 (0.71%) ISEB
13 10 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.97%) Data Quality
2 75 (4.44%) QA
3 30 (1.77%) NIST
4 29 (1.71%) GDPR
5 26 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (1.30%) NCSC
7 16 (0.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 14 (0.83%) NIST 800
9 11 (0.65%) GAAP
9 11 (0.65%) PMO
10 9 (0.53%) SLA
11 6 (0.35%) GxP
12 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.18%) WCAG
13 2 (0.12%) IFRS
13 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.12%) MiFID
13 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 115 (6.80%) Docker
2 56 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 20 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.06%) HDFS
5 15 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.83%) Snort
7 6 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.24%) Varnish
8 4 (0.24%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.24%) vSphere
8 4 (0.24%) Xen
9 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.12%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.12%) Firmware
10 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.059%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (2.54%) Terraform
2 42 (2.48%) Kubernetes
3 30 (1.77%) Ansible
4 19 (1.12%) Puppet
5 12 (0.71%) Kibana
6 11 (0.65%) SCVMM
7 7 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.41%) QRadar
7 7 (0.41%) SCCM
8 5 (0.30%) FTK
8 5 (0.30%) Nagios
9 4 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.24%) IBM BigFix
9 4 (0.24%) Salt
9 4 (0.24%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.18%) Grafana
10 3 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.18%) Mesos
11 2 (0.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 358 (21.17%) Microsoft
2 184 (10.88%) Tableau
3 167 (9.88%) Google
4 105 (6.21%) Oracle
5 98 (5.80%) Databricks
6 61 (3.61%) SAP
7 43 (2.54%) Adobe
8 40 (2.37%) Splunk
9 38 (2.25%) Alteryx
9 38 (2.25%) Teradata
10 35 (2.07%) Sparx
11 26 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 26 (1.54%) ServiceNow
12 25 (1.48%) Capita
13 24 (1.42%) Informatica
14 23 (1.36%) VMware
15 21 (1.24%) Cognos
15 21 (1.24%) IBM
16 18 (1.06%) Cadence
16 18 (1.06%) Cloudera