Period
to 18 April 2021

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 18 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 50 49
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +25
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 2,550 2,976 4,392
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.45% 4.84% 5.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.94% 5.32% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,776 2,109 3,038
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,496 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.09% +6.59%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £64,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,936 £57,500
% change year-on-year -1.54% +5.97% +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 42,950 55,984 77,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.79% 91.10% 91.99%
Number of salaries quoted 32,788 44,819 60,465
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,962 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,900 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.95% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 18 April 2021.

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 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
North of England +7 632 £52,500 +10.53% 144
South East +1 557 £50,000 -9.09% 107
South West +22 477 £47,500 +5.56% 68
Midlands +7 416 £50,000 -1.96% 120
North West +9 347 £51,000 +7.37% 83
West Midlands +12 307 £50,000 - 97
Yorkshire +6 263 £52,500 +16.67% 44
Scotland -7 194 £52,500 - 39
East of England +13 188 £55,000 - 59
East Midlands -4 109 £40,875 -29.09% 23
Wales +6 44 £36,125 -27.75% 5
Northern Ireland +7 28 £40,000 - 2
North East -34 22 £42,500 -22.26% 17
Isle of Man - 18 £40,000 -
Channel Islands -1 1 £50,000 -23.08%
Analytics
UK

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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 998 (39.14%) SQL
2 796 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
3 773 (30.31%) Business Intelligence
4 688 (26.98%) Azure
5 660 (25.88%) Python
6 579 (22.71%) Data Analytics
7 518 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
8 496 (19.45%) Power Platform
9 483 (18.94%) Power BI
10 464 (18.20%) Data Science
11 445 (17.45%) Microsoft
12 440 (17.25%) Finance
13 433 (16.98%) AWS
14 419 (16.43%) Marketing
15 417 (16.35%) Data Warehouse
16 401 (15.73%) DevOps
17 400 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
18 371 (14.55%) Visualisation
19 370 (14.51%) Machine Learning
20 363 (14.24%) Degree
21 356 (13.96%) Java
22 354 (13.88%) JavaScript
23 317 (12.43%) ETL
24 315 (12.35%) SQL Server
25 302 (11.84%) Big Data
26 279 (10.94%) Google
27 277 (10.86%) Software Engineering
28 274 (10.75%) Data Modelling
29 259 (10.16%) Docker
30 256 (10.04%) 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 95 (3.73%) Apache Spark
2 89 (3.49%) SAS
3 78 (3.06%) Confluence
4 51 (2.00%) CMS
5 37 (1.45%) Apache
6 36 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (1.18%) SharePoint
8 20 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 19 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 16 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
11 13 (0.51%) WordPress
12 11 (0.43%) Drupal
13 10 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (0.35%) Luigi
15 8 (0.31%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.27%) IIS
17 5 (0.20%) Apache Synapse
17 5 (0.20%) Kentico
18 4 (0.16%) Jupyter
18 4 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 219 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.06%) Photoshop
5 24 (0.94%) Sketch
6 22 (0.86%) InVision
7 18 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (0.55%) Adobe XD
9 12 (0.47%) Figma
10 11 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
11 10 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
13 6 (0.24%) Chatbot
14 5 (0.20%) InDesign
15 4 (0.16%) GIMP
15 4 (0.16%) Inkscape
16 2 (0.078%) Marvel
16 2 (0.078%) Microsoft Project
17 1 (0.039%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 21 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.51%) Magento
4 9 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 6 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 5 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.20%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.20%) Shopify
8 4 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 688 (26.98%) Azure
2 496 (19.45%) Power Platform
3 433 (16.98%) AWS
4 201 (7.88%) Google Analytics
5 160 (6.27%) SaaS
6 128 (5.02%) GCP
7 111 (4.35%) PaaS
8 107 (4.20%) Azure Data Factory
9 72 (2.82%) Serverless
10 63 (2.47%) IaaS
11 56 (2.20%) Datadog
12 52 (2.04%) Pulumi
13 38 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
13 38 (1.49%) Logic Apps
13 38 (1.49%) Microsoft 365
14 36 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
15 35 (1.37%) Azure Machine Learning
16 34 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
16 34 (1.33%) Google Tag Manager
17 27 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.39%) Internet
2 42 (1.65%) Firewall
3 18 (0.71%) DNS
4 16 (0.63%) HTTP
5 13 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.39%) SMS
6 10 (0.39%) SSL
7 9 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 9 (0.35%) Skype
8 8 (0.31%) Intranet
8 8 (0.31%) VPN
9 7 (0.27%) Network Security
10 6 (0.24%) SNMP
10 6 (0.24%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.20%) BGP
11 5 (0.20%) BIG-IP
11 5 (0.20%) DMZ
11 5 (0.20%) OSPF
11 5 (0.20%) SAN
12 4 (0.16%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 483 (18.94%) Power BI
2 417 (16.35%) Data Warehouse
3 315 (12.35%) SQL Server
4 302 (11.84%) Big Data
5 256 (10.04%) Tableau
6 203 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 164 (6.43%) MySQL
8 153 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 136 (5.33%) Data Lake
10 119 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 113 (4.43%) Azure SQL Database
12 110 (4.31%) Relational Database
13 106 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
14 90 (3.53%) Hadoop
15 77 (3.02%) NoSQL
16 75 (2.94%) MongoDB
17 73 (2.86%) Data Mining
18 66 (2.59%) Cosmos DB
19 58 (2.27%) Redis
20 50 (1.96%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 160 (6.27%) Jenkins
2 122 (4.78%) Git (software)
3 98 (3.84%) JIRA
4 68 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (1.33%) webpack
6 25 (0.98%) Visual Studio
7 17 (0.67%) Visual Website Optimizer
8 16 (0.63%) Subversion
9 15 (0.59%) GitLab
9 15 (0.59%) gulp
10 14 (0.55%) Bitbucket
10 14 (0.55%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.39%) JUnit
12 9 (0.35%) Axure RP
12 9 (0.35%) Maven
12 9 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.31%) Eclipse RCP
14 7 (0.27%) CircleCI
14 7 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 440 (17.25%) Finance
2 419 (16.43%) Marketing
3 133 (5.22%) Retail
4 102 (4.00%) Legal
5 76 (2.98%) Games
6 71 (2.78%) Public Sector
7 69 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 58 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 55 (2.16%) Law
10 49 (1.92%) Telecoms
11 34 (1.33%) Publishing
12 27 (1.06%) Banking
12 27 (1.06%) Electronics
13 24 (0.94%) Aerospace
14 18 (0.71%) Back Office
15 16 (0.63%) Advertising
16 11 (0.43%) Automotive
16 11 (0.43%) Billing
17 9 (0.35%) Humanities
17 9 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 413 (16.20%) Analyst
2 373 (14.63%) Developer
3 203 (7.96%) Data Engineer
4 180 (7.06%) Architect
5 149 (5.84%) Data Analyst
6 120 (4.71%) Azure Engineer
7 114 (4.47%) Software Engineer
8 109 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
9 107 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 106 (4.16%) Data Architect
11 95 (3.73%) Data Scientist
12 72 (2.82%) Consultant
13 67 (2.63%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 63 (2.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 59 (2.31%) Azure DevOps
15 59 (2.31%) Business Analyst
16 55 (2.16%) Junior
17 54 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
18 51 (2.00%) Azure Architect
18 51 (2.00%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (9.06%) HTML
2 223 (8.75%) CSS
3 147 (5.76%) .NET
4 122 (4.78%) React
5 118 (4.63%) Kafka
6 83 (3.25%) Web Services
7 81 (3.18%) AngularJS
7 81 (3.18%) Node.js
8 71 (2.78%) jQuery
9 66 (2.59%) HTML5
10 58 (2.27%) XML
11 54 (2.12%) CSS3
12 53 (2.08%) ASP.NET
13 49 (1.92%) REST
14 47 (1.84%) JSON
15 42 (1.65%) Apache NiFi
16 40 (1.57%) .NET Framework
17 36 (1.41%) RESTful
18 34 (1.33%) Sass
19 31 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 518 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (8.04%) User Experience
3 125 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 87 (3.41%) Life Science
5 85 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 81 (3.18%) Mobile App
7 69 (2.71%) Cyberattack
7 69 (2.71%) Data Structures
8 67 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
9 62 (2.43%) Social Media
10 56 (2.20%) Algorithms
11 51 (2.00%) Data Centre
12 41 (1.61%) Public Cloud
13 38 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
14 32 (1.25%) Cloud Native
15 30 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
16 29 (1.14%) EPoS
17 27 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
18 24 (0.94%) NHS
19 23 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 256 (10.04%) Linux
2 133 (5.22%) Windows
3 46 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (1.61%) Android
5 40 (1.57%) Unix
6 37 (1.45%) Windows Server
7 26 (1.02%) CentOS
8 25 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 22 (0.86%) Ubuntu
10 19 (0.75%) Alpine Linux
11 5 (0.20%) VMS
12 4 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.039%) AIX
13 1 (0.039%) HPUX
13 1 (0.039%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.039%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.039%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.039%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 796 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
2 773 (30.31%) Business Intelligence
3 579 (22.71%) Data Analytics
4 464 (18.20%) Data Science
5 401 (15.73%) DevOps
6 400 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
7 371 (14.55%) Visualisation
8 370 (14.51%) Machine Learning
9 317 (12.43%) ETL
10 277 (10.86%) Software Engineering
11 274 (10.75%) Data Modelling
12 249 (9.76%) Artificial Intelligence
13 227 (8.90%) Data Analysis
14 223 (8.75%) Scrum
15 204 (8.00%) Data Management
16 203 (7.96%) Data Visualisation
17 202 (7.92%) Mathematics
18 187 (7.33%) Mentoring
19 186 (7.29%) Project Management
20 184 (7.22%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 998 (39.14%) SQL
2 660 (25.88%) Python
3 356 (13.96%) Java
4 354 (13.88%) JavaScript
5 218 (8.55%) C#
6 187 (7.33%) R
7 172 (6.75%) PowerShell
8 141 (5.53%) T-SQL
9 104 (4.08%) PHP
10 100 (3.92%) Bash Shell
11 97 (3.80%) Go
12 95 (3.73%) TypeScript
13 90 (3.53%) C
14 88 (3.45%) Ruby
15 81 (3.18%) C++
16 56 (2.20%) Perl
17 50 (1.96%) Groovy
18 39 (1.53%) Scala
19 38 (1.49%) Shell Script
19 38 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 363 (14.24%) Degree
2 153 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 132 (5.18%) SC Cleared
4 60 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 53 (2.08%) PhD
6 24 (0.94%) CISSP
6 24 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 20 (0.78%) Master's Degree
8 18 (0.71%) CISM
9 16 (0.63%) IIBA
9 16 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
11 10 (0.39%) CCNA
11 10 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.35%) CEH
13 7 (0.27%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
14 6 (0.24%) CCNP
14 6 (0.24%) CRISC
14 6 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (6.51%) Data Quality
2 120 (4.71%) QA
3 63 (2.47%) GDPR
4 33 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.78%) SLA
6 18 (0.71%) CDISC
7 17 (0.67%) Good Clinical Practice
8 13 (0.51%) GRC
8 13 (0.51%) NIST
9 9 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
10 8 (0.31%) NCSC
10 8 (0.31%) NIST 800
10 8 (0.31%) SOC 2
11 7 (0.27%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.27%) PMO
12 5 (0.20%) WCAG
13 4 (0.16%) GMP
13 4 (0.16%) GxP
13 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 259 (10.16%) Docker
2 71 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.75%) KVM
4 15 (0.59%) Firmware
5 13 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.35%) BitLocker
6 9 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.31%) HDFS
8 5 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.078%) LXC
11 2 (0.078%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.039%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 212 (8.31%) Kubernetes
2 146 (5.73%) Terraform
3 142 (5.57%) Ansible
4 83 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
5 74 (2.90%) Puppet
6 58 (2.27%) Prometheus
7 57 (2.24%) Grafana
8 24 (0.94%) ZABBIX
9 19 (0.75%) CFEngine
9 19 (0.75%) Demisto
10 15 (0.59%) SCCM
11 10 (0.39%) Graylog
12 9 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.24%) CSIRT
14 5 (0.20%) Kibana
15 4 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
15 4 (0.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 4 (0.16%) Packer
15 4 (0.16%) WSUS
16 3 (0.12%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 445 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 279 (10.94%) Google
3 176 (6.90%) Oracle
4 112 (4.39%) Adobe
5 110 (4.31%) Databricks
6 102 (4.00%) SAP
7 82 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
8 55 (2.16%) New Relic
9 53 (2.08%) Splunk
10 50 (1.96%) SaltStack
11 42 (1.65%) Cognos
11 42 (1.65%) Teradata
12 40 (1.57%) Talend
13 39 (1.53%) Informatica
14 38 (1.49%) Alteryx
15 36 (1.41%) IBM
16 32 (1.25%) ServiceNow
17 28 (1.10%) Red Hat
18 25 (0.98%) Facebook
19 21 (0.82%) ArcSight