Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 56 74
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 3,487 4,126 3,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.65% 4.69% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 5.11% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,615 3,175 3,238
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £30,350 £29,010 £27,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 68,420 80,754 92,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.29% 91.79% 91.28%
Number of salaries quoted 53,744 63,304 74,893
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Analytics as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

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 15 December 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
South East -3 995 £55,000 +4.76% 187
North of England +16 814 £45,412 -4.40% 201
Midlands -15 478 £47,500 +11.76% 124
South West -2 448 £47,500 -9.52% 69
North West +7 442 £45,184 -6.84% 124
East of England +5 325 £50,000 - 64
West Midlands -2 320 £47,500 +13.10% 81
Scotland +7 319 £50,000 +7.53% 68
Yorkshire +6 263 £45,000 -5.26% 55
East Midlands -17 155 £45,000 - 43
North East +19 110 £47,000 -14.55% 22
Wales +21 90 £40,000 - 17
Northern Ireland -6 30 £38,750 +19.23% 6
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 1,182 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1,133 (32.49%) SQL
3 953 (27.33%) Business Intelligence
4 862 (24.72%) Data Analytics
5 698 (20.02%) Python
6 671 (19.24%) Analytical Skills
7 627 (17.98%) Finance
8 596 (17.09%) Microsoft
9 570 (16.35%) Azure
10 540 (15.49%) Degree
11 515 (14.77%) Power Platform
12 510 (14.63%) Power BI
13 500 (14.34%) Big Data
14 492 (14.11%) Data Warehouse
15 489 (14.02%) JavaScript
16 477 (13.68%) SQL Server
17 469 (13.45%) Visualisation
18 450 (12.91%) Java
19 449 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
20 437 (12.53%) AWS
21 410 (11.76%) Machine Learning
22 406 (11.64%) ETL
22 406 (11.64%) Data Science
23 375 (10.75%) User Experience
24 362 (10.38%) Mentoring
25 360 (10.32%) Data Modelling
25 360 (10.32%) Marketing
26 346 (9.92%) Google
27 340 (9.75%) Data Analysis
28 337 (9.66%) Tableau

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
1 254 (7.28%) Apache Spark
2 138 (3.96%) SAS
3 92 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
4 82 (2.35%) Apache
5 63 (1.81%) CMS
6 62 (1.78%) SharePoint
7 37 (1.06%) Smallworld
8 35 (1.00%) Confluence
9 32 (0.92%) WordPress
10 20 (0.57%) Apache Solr
10 20 (0.57%) MS Exchange
11 18 (0.52%) Jupyter
11 18 (0.52%) Tornado
12 17 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
13 16 (0.46%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.34%) Drupal
15 11 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (0.29%) IIS
16 10 (0.29%) JBoss
17 9 (0.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 236 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 109 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
4 23 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 23 (0.66%) SPSS
5 22 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 21 (0.60%) Sketch
7 19 (0.54%) MS Visio
8 15 (0.43%) InVision
9 8 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.20%) Stata
11 5 (0.14%) GNU Octave
12 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.086%) Adobe XD
13 3 (0.086%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.086%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.086%) MicroStation
14 2 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.057%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 16 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
3 11 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 8 (0.23%) Magento
5 6 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.17%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.14%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 4 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.11%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 4 (0.11%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.086%) FastStats
8 3 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.086%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 570 (16.35%) Azure
2 515 (14.77%) Power Platform
3 437 (12.53%) AWS
4 207 (5.94%) Google Analytics
5 165 (4.73%) GCP
6 141 (4.04%) SaaS
7 82 (2.35%) Office 365
8 79 (2.27%) PaaS
9 72 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
10 63 (1.81%) Azure Data Factory
11 61 (1.75%) Serverless
12 59 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
13 43 (1.23%) Amazon S3
14 41 (1.18%) Adobe Analytics
15 39 (1.12%) IaaS
16 38 (1.09%) FinancialForce
16 38 (1.09%) Force.com
17 26 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
17 26 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
18 23 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 124 (3.56%) Internet
2 74 (2.12%) Firewall
3 57 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 42 (1.20%) DNS
5 41 (1.18%) VPN
6 33 (0.95%) Wireless
7 28 (0.80%) Network Security
8 24 (0.69%) HTTP
9 23 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (0.63%) DHCP
11 21 (0.60%) BGP
11 21 (0.60%) OSPF
12 18 (0.52%) IPsec
12 18 (0.52%) SSL
12 18 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (0.43%) Bluetooth
14 14 (0.40%) WAN
15 13 (0.37%) 802.11
16 12 (0.34%) LAN
17 11 (0.32%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 510 (14.63%) Power BI
2 500 (14.34%) Big Data
3 492 (14.11%) Data Warehouse
4 477 (13.68%) SQL Server
5 262 (7.51%) Hadoop
6 258 (7.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 194 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 175 (5.02%) Data Lake
9 174 (4.99%) NoSQL
10 137 (3.93%) Relational Database
11 133 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 108 (3.10%) QlikView
13 104 (2.98%) MongoDB
14 103 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
15 101 (2.90%) MySQL
16 95 (2.72%) Apache Hive
17 88 (2.52%) Data Mining
18 72 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
19 60 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
20 59 (1.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 241 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 117 (3.36%) JIRA
3 96 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 76 (2.18%) Visual Studio
5 54 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 43 (1.23%) WiX
7 31 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
8 23 (0.66%) Maven
9 22 (0.63%) Axure RP
9 22 (0.63%) Eclipse
9 22 (0.63%) Selenium
10 20 (0.57%) PhantomJS
11 19 (0.54%) ERwin
12 18 (0.52%) Bitbucket
13 17 (0.49%) Eclipse RCP
13 17 (0.49%) GitLab
13 17 (0.49%) webpack
14 16 (0.46%) Cucumber
15 14 (0.40%) Grunt
15 14 (0.40%) gulp
General
1 627 (17.98%) Finance
2 360 (10.32%) Marketing
3 254 (7.28%) Retail
4 151 (4.33%) Public Sector
5 138 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 97 (2.78%) Banking
7 89 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 77 (2.21%) Law
9 60 (1.72%) Legal
10 56 (1.61%) Games
11 55 (1.58%) Aerospace
12 46 (1.32%) Electronics
13 44 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 34 (0.98%) Military
15 27 (0.77%) Advertising
16 22 (0.63%) Automotive
17 21 (0.60%) Billing
18 16 (0.46%) Digital Economy
19 14 (0.40%) Back Office
20 12 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 786 (22.54%) Developer
2 647 (18.55%) Analyst
3 273 (7.83%) Architect
4 184 (5.28%) Data Analyst
5 179 (5.13%) Data Engineer
6 169 (4.85%) Consultant
7 161 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 149 (4.27%) Senior Developer
9 140 (4.01%) Software Engineer
10 131 (3.76%) Software Developer
11 123 (3.53%) Business Analyst
12 115 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 110 (3.15%) Data Scientist
14 107 (3.07%) Data Architect
15 96 (2.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 87 (2.49%) SQL Developer
17 86 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
18 85 (2.44%) C# Developer
19 79 (2.27%) Digital Analyst
19 79 (2.27%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (8.98%) HTML
2 267 (7.66%) CSS
3 234 (6.71%) .NET
4 209 (5.99%) AngularJS
5 170 (4.88%) React
6 163 (4.67%) Node.js
7 123 (3.53%) jQuery
8 111 (3.18%) Web Services
9 100 (2.87%) XML
10 90 (2.58%) HTML5
11 82 (2.35%) Kafka
12 81 (2.32%) Natural Language Processing
13 79 (2.27%) JSON
14 72 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
15 70 (2.01%) REST
16 64 (1.84%) ASP.NET
17 61 (1.75%) Ajax
18 60 (1.72%) Middleware
19 59 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 55 (1.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 671 (19.24%) Analytical Skills
2 375 (10.75%) User Experience
3 182 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 138 (3.96%) Algorithms
5 93 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
6 86 (2.47%) Social Media
7 81 (2.32%) Driving Licence
8 72 (2.06%) Data Structures
8 72 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 71 (2.04%) Public Cloud
10 62 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
11 57 (1.63%) Virtual Team
12 51 (1.46%) Data Centre
13 47 (1.35%) Internet of Things
14 46 (1.32%) Mobile App
14 46 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
15 32 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
16 28 (0.80%) Smartphone
17 25 (0.72%) Private Cloud
17 25 (0.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 264 (7.57%) Linux
2 237 (6.80%) Windows
3 109 (3.13%) Unix
4 67 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 57 (1.63%) Android
6 52 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 34 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.37%) CentOS
11 11 (0.32%) Windows 10
12 10 (0.29%) CatOS
12 10 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.20%) AIX
14 7 (0.20%) VME
15 4 (0.11%) watchOS
16 3 (0.086%) Solaris
17 1 (0.029%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.029%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,182 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 953 (27.33%) Business Intelligence
3 862 (24.72%) Data Analytics
4 469 (13.45%) Visualisation
5 449 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
6 410 (11.76%) Machine Learning
7 406 (11.64%) Data Science
7 406 (11.64%) ETL
8 362 (10.38%) Mentoring
9 360 (10.32%) Data Modelling
10 340 (9.75%) Data Analysis
11 334 (9.58%) Software Engineering
12 313 (8.98%) Artificial Intelligence
13 311 (8.92%) Project Management
14 297 (8.52%) DevOps
15 290 (8.32%) Mathematics
16 285 (8.17%) Coaching
17 261 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
18 260 (7.46%) Computer Science
19 257 (7.37%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1,133 (32.49%) SQL
2 698 (20.02%) Python
3 489 (14.02%) JavaScript
4 450 (12.91%) Java
5 322 (9.23%) C#
6 220 (6.31%) R
7 148 (4.24%) C++
8 122 (3.50%) PowerShell
9 106 (3.04%) C
10 104 (2.98%) Scala
11 93 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 76 (2.18%) PHP
13 64 (1.84%) VBA
14 61 (1.75%) Bash Shell
15 56 (1.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 52 (1.49%) MATLAB
17 50 (1.43%) PL/SQL
18 46 (1.32%) Go
19 39 (1.12%) Ruby
20 35 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 540 (15.49%) Degree
2 166 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 100 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 68 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 60 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 48 (1.38%) PhD
7 41 (1.18%) CISSP
8 34 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
9 28 (0.80%) Master's Degree
10 22 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (0.60%) CCNA
12 19 (0.54%) CISM
12 19 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (0.52%) CEH
14 17 (0.49%) CISA
15 16 (0.46%) PMI Certification
15 16 (0.46%) PMP
16 15 (0.43%) HND
17 14 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
18 13 (0.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (5.97%) Data Quality
2 173 (4.96%) QA
3 71 (2.04%) GDPR
4 40 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 34 (0.98%) SLA
7 29 (0.83%) PMO
8 11 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
9 9 (0.26%) HL7
10 6 (0.17%) COBIT
10 6 (0.17%) GLP
10 6 (0.17%) GMP
10 6 (0.17%) NIST
11 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.086%) CDISC
12 3 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.057%) IFRS
13 2 (0.057%) WAI
14 1 (0.029%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 112 (3.21%) Docker
2 81 (2.32%) Active Directory
3 50 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (0.95%) HDFS
5 22 (0.63%) vCloud
6 20 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 19 (0.54%) IAG
8 17 (0.49%) Firmware
8 17 (0.49%) XenApp
9 16 (0.46%) Hyper-V
10 12 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.14%) vSphere
13 4 (0.11%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.11%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.11%) LXC
14 3 (0.086%) GPFS
14 3 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.029%) NFS
Systems Management
1 89 (2.55%) Kubernetes
2 88 (2.52%) Ansible
3 84 (2.41%) Terraform
4 54 (1.55%) Puppet
5 31 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (0.63%) vCenter Server
7 19 (0.54%) Oozie
7 19 (0.54%) SCCM
8 17 (0.49%) Kibana
8 17 (0.49%) WSUS
9 12 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
10 10 (0.29%) Salt
11 9 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.23%) Grafana
13 7 (0.20%) Nagios
14 6 (0.17%) Prometheus
14 6 (0.17%) QRadar
15 5 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
15 5 (0.14%) Matomo
15 5 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 596 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 346 (9.92%) Google
3 337 (9.66%) Tableau
4 235 (6.74%) Oracle
5 151 (4.33%) SAP
6 102 (2.93%) Informatica
7 96 (2.75%) VMware
8 90 (2.58%) IBM
9 89 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
10 85 (2.44%) Cognos
11 83 (2.38%) Splunk
12 77 (2.21%) Adobe
13 74 (2.12%) Cisco
14 70 (2.01%) ServiceNow
15 54 (1.55%) Talend
16 52 (1.49%) Cloudera
17 48 (1.38%) Teradata
18 38 (1.09%) Advent
19 35 (1.00%) Red Hat
20 33 (0.95%) Citrix