Period
to 29 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 29 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 34 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 8,111 9,428 9,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.47% 6.20% 5.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.04% 6.73% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6,098 6,904 7,275
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,850 £30,000
90th Percentile £111,250 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 115,280 140,152 159,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.96% 92.18% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 91,307 110,545 129,299
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,755 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytics.

Salary trend for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics over the 6 months to 29 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the UK over the 6 months to 29 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
England -1 7,587 £62,500 +8.70% 1,459
London +7 4,563 £70,000 +7.69% 691
UK excluding London 0 3,354 £50,000 - 878
South East -3 963 £57,500 +4.55% 205
North of England +19 761 £47,000 -1.05% 223
Midlands +7 513 £48,750 +14.71% 142
South West -5 434 £45,000 -10.00% 115
North West +10 382 £47,500 -2.06% 137
West Midlands +18 360 £48,000 +13.61% 86
East of England +5 301 £55,000 +7.84% 82
Scotland +1 268 £51,250 +13.89% 85
Yorkshire +3 267 £45,206 -6.79% 57
East Midlands -13 152 £50,000 +11.11% 55
North East +12 113 £47,000 -14.55% 29
Wales +14 91 £49,000 +22.50% 21
Northern Ireland -12 30 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Channel Islands +4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 with a requirement for Analytics.

1 2,836 (34.96%) SQL
2 2,715 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
3 2,264 (27.91%) Python
4 2,177 (26.84%) Finance
5 2,099 (25.88%) Data Analytics
6 1,981 (24.42%) Business Intelligence
7 1,675 (20.65%) AWS
8 1,513 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
9 1,393 (17.17%) Big Data
10 1,391 (17.15%) Azure
11 1,325 (16.34%) Java
12 1,281 (15.79%) JavaScript
13 1,247 (15.37%) Machine Learning
14 1,244 (15.34%) Data Science
15 1,228 (15.14%) Degree
16 1,119 (13.80%) Visualisation
17 1,117 (13.77%) Data Warehouse
18 1,105 (13.62%) Microsoft
19 1,014 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
20 1,011 (12.46%) Software Engineering
21 1,002 (12.35%) Google
22 1,000 (12.33%) ETL
23 942 (11.61%) SQL Server
24 937 (11.55%) Power Platform
25 935 (11.53%) Power BI
25 935 (11.53%) Artificial Intelligence
26 927 (11.43%) Marketing
27 893 (11.01%) R
28 876 (10.80%) DevOps
29 855 (10.54%) Data Modelling

Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 662 (8.16%) Apache Spark
2 298 (3.67%) SAS
3 162 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 136 (1.68%) Apache
5 131 (1.62%) CMS
6 94 (1.16%) Confluence
7 81 (1.00%) Apache Airflow
7 81 (1.00%) SharePoint
8 66 (0.81%) IIS
9 62 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 48 (0.59%) WordPress
11 43 (0.53%) Apache Solr
12 40 (0.49%) Jupyter
13 36 (0.44%) Smallworld
14 31 (0.38%) Luigi
14 31 (0.38%) Tomcat
15 25 (0.31%) ArcGIS
16 23 (0.28%) MS Exchange
17 21 (0.26%) Drupal
18 20 (0.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 492 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 188 (2.32%) Microsoft Office
3 109 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 82 (1.01%) SPSS
5 43 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 43 (0.53%) Sketch
6 35 (0.43%) MS Visio
7 34 (0.42%) InVision
8 29 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 10 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
11 10 (0.12%) Chatbot
12 7 (0.086%) Adobe XD
13 6 (0.074%) Marvel
13 6 (0.074%) Stata
14 5 (0.062%) GNU Octave
14 5 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
14 5 (0.062%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 114 (1.41%) FINCAD Analytics
2 83 (1.02%) PolarLake
3 76 (0.94%) Eagle PACE
3 76 (0.94%) Markit EDM
4 61 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
5 36 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 33 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 30 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
8 23 (0.28%) Magento
9 19 (0.23%) NetSuite
10 16 (0.20%) SAP CO
10 16 (0.20%) SAP FI
10 16 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
11 15 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 14 (0.17%) WebTrends
13 12 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 11 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
14 11 (0.14%) SAP BPC
14 11 (0.14%) SAP HCM
14 11 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,675 (20.65%) AWS
2 1,391 (17.15%) Azure
3 937 (11.55%) Power Platform
4 590 (7.27%) GCP
5 520 (6.41%) Google Analytics
6 337 (4.15%) SaaS
7 181 (2.23%) Serverless
8 179 (2.21%) PaaS
9 168 (2.07%) Azure Data Factory
10 166 (2.05%) Amazon S3
11 150 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
12 143 (1.76%) Adobe Analytics
13 114 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
14 109 (1.34%) Office 365
15 97 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
16 92 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
16 92 (1.13%) GitHub
17 82 (1.01%) IaaS
18 73 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
19 62 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 182 (2.24%) Internet
2 167 (2.06%) Firewall
3 105 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 86 (1.06%) DNS
5 54 (0.67%) HTTP
6 43 (0.53%) VPN
7 41 (0.51%) Network Security
8 35 (0.43%) SSL
9 30 (0.37%) Wireshark
10 28 (0.35%) Wireless
11 27 (0.33%) IPsec
12 24 (0.30%) DHCP
12 24 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
12 24 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (0.26%) BGP
14 20 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
15 19 (0.23%) SMTP
16 18 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (0.22%) WAN
17 16 (0.20%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,393 (17.17%) Big Data
2 1,117 (13.77%) Data Warehouse
3 942 (11.61%) SQL Server
4 935 (11.53%) Power BI
5 645 (7.95%) Hadoop
6 554 (6.83%) NoSQL
7 474 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 404 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
9 376 (4.64%) Data Lake
10 369 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 349 (4.30%) Relational Database
12 299 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 285 (3.51%) Amazon Redshift
14 233 (2.87%) QlikView
15 228 (2.81%) Amazon Athena
16 217 (2.68%) Data Mining
17 205 (2.53%) MySQL
18 200 (2.47%) Apache Hive
19 188 (2.32%) Azure SQL Database
20 187 (2.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 510 (6.29%) Git (software)
2 299 (3.69%) JIRA
3 283 (3.49%) Jenkins
4 113 (1.39%) RStudio
5 105 (1.29%) Visual Studio
6 102 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 90 (1.11%) Artifactory
8 81 (1.00%) Maven
9 74 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
10 72 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 65 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 62 (0.76%) Selenium
13 59 (0.73%) TeamCity
14 57 (0.70%) Vagrant
15 55 (0.68%) webpack
16 50 (0.62%) Bitbucket
16 50 (0.62%) Jasmine
17 49 (0.60%) GitLab
18 45 (0.55%) WiX
19 40 (0.49%) PhantomJS
General
1 2,177 (26.84%) Finance
2 927 (11.43%) Marketing
3 529 (6.52%) Front Office
4 499 (6.15%) Banking
5 474 (5.84%) Retail
6 263 (3.24%) Public Sector
7 198 (2.44%) Law
8 192 (2.37%) Telecoms
9 171 (2.11%) Legal
10 149 (1.84%) Advertising
11 135 (1.66%) Back Office
12 130 (1.60%) Games
13 128 (1.58%) Manufacturing
14 96 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 82 (1.01%) Police
16 72 (0.89%) Publishing
17 61 (0.75%) Local Government
18 58 (0.72%) Automotive
19 56 (0.69%) Financial Institution
20 47 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,748 (21.55%) Developer
2 1,289 (15.89%) Analyst
3 748 (9.22%) Architect
4 516 (6.36%) Consultant
5 513 (6.32%) Data Engineer
6 441 (5.44%) Senior Developer
7 422 (5.20%) Data Analyst
8 329 (4.06%) Data Architect
9 326 (4.02%) Java Developer
10 296 (3.65%) Data Scientist
11 283 (3.49%) Software Engineer
12 255 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 234 (2.88%) Data Manager
14 227 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 216 (2.66%) Analytics Manager
16 202 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
17 199 (2.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 195 (2.40%) SQL Developer
19 193 (2.38%) Business Analyst
20 178 (2.19%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 754 (9.30%) Web Services
2 621 (7.66%) HTML
3 541 (6.67%) .NET
4 519 (6.40%) CSS
5 439 (5.41%) React
6 411 (5.07%) AngularJS
7 379 (4.67%) Node.js
8 328 (4.04%) Kafka
9 265 (3.27%) J2EE
10 231 (2.85%) Natural Language Processing
11 213 (2.63%) REST
12 199 (2.45%) jQuery
13 191 (2.35%) HTML5
14 187 (2.31%) JSON
15 183 (2.26%) XML
16 155 (1.91%) ASP.NET
17 144 (1.78%) TensorFlow
18 115 (1.42%) RESTful
19 112 (1.38%) Redux
20 111 (1.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1,513 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
2 607 (7.48%) User Experience
3 492 (6.07%) Fixed Income
4 452 (5.57%) Derivative
5 393 (4.85%) Equities
6 362 (4.46%) Management Information System
7 349 (4.30%) Algorithms
8 331 (4.08%) Hedge funds
9 295 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
10 254 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
11 248 (3.06%) Data Structures
12 218 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 180 (2.22%) Public Cloud
14 177 (2.18%) Reference Data
15 155 (1.91%) Social Media
16 150 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
17 142 (1.75%) Blog
17 142 (1.75%) Virtual Team
18 123 (1.52%) Mobile App
19 115 (1.42%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 538 (6.63%) Linux
2 483 (5.95%) Windows
3 237 (2.92%) Unix
4 117 (1.44%) Windows Server
5 115 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 108 (1.33%) Android
7 35 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (0.38%) Windows 10
9 21 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.17%) CentOS
11 14 (0.17%) Kali Linux
11 14 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.099%) CatOS
14 7 (0.086%) VMS
15 6 (0.074%) AIX
15 6 (0.074%) watchOS
16 5 (0.062%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,715 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
2 2,099 (25.88%) Data Analytics
3 1,981 (24.42%) Business Intelligence
4 1,247 (15.37%) Machine Learning
5 1,244 (15.34%) Data Science
6 1,119 (13.80%) Visualisation
7 1,014 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 1,011 (12.46%) Software Engineering
9 1,000 (12.33%) ETL
10 935 (11.53%) Artificial Intelligence
11 876 (10.80%) DevOps
12 855 (10.54%) Data Modelling
13 795 (9.80%) Mentoring
14 728 (8.98%) Computer Science
15 705 (8.69%) Project Management
16 694 (8.56%) Data Analysis
17 693 (8.54%) Decision-Making
18 670 (8.26%) Data Management
19 622 (7.67%) Asset Management
20 606 (7.47%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2,836 (34.96%) SQL
2 2,264 (27.91%) Python
3 1,325 (16.34%) Java
4 1,281 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 893 (11.01%) R
6 782 (9.64%) C#
7 491 (6.05%) C++
8 334 (4.12%) Scala
9 290 (3.58%) C
10 246 (3.03%) PowerShell
11 230 (2.84%) T-SQL
12 191 (2.35%) PHP
13 168 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 151 (1.86%) TypeScript
15 147 (1.81%) VBA
16 117 (1.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 111 (1.37%) Kotlin
17 111 (1.37%) MATLAB
18 106 (1.31%) PL/SQL
19 102 (1.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,228 (15.14%) Degree
2 292 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 233 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 158 (1.95%) PhD
5 136 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 91 (1.12%) Master's Degree
7 86 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
8 82 (1.01%) CISSP
9 73 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 54 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 43 (0.53%) CISM
12 33 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
13 32 (0.39%) MBA
14 31 (0.38%) PMI Certification
15 30 (0.37%) CEH
15 30 (0.37%) CISA
16 28 (0.35%) AWS Certification
16 28 (0.35%) PMP
17 27 (0.33%) ISTQB
18 22 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 527 (6.50%) Data Quality
2 383 (4.72%) QA
3 128 (1.58%) GDPR
4 83 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 70 (0.86%) PMO
6 64 (0.79%) SLA
7 49 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 29 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
9 20 (0.25%) COBIT
10 17 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 16 (0.20%) NIST
12 11 (0.14%) GLP
12 11 (0.14%) WCAG
13 9 (0.11%) HL7
14 7 (0.086%) MiFID
15 6 (0.074%) GMP
15 6 (0.074%) Solvency II
16 5 (0.062%) Basel II
16 5 (0.062%) Basel III
17 4 (0.049%) ITGC
System Software
1 528 (6.51%) Docker
2 125 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 83 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (0.59%) HDFS
5 45 (0.55%) VirtualBox
6 32 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 31 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (0.33%) Hyper-V
9 20 (0.25%) IAG
9 20 (0.25%) vCloud
10 16 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (0.20%) XenApp
11 15 (0.18%) Apache Flume
12 11 (0.14%) Firmware
13 9 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.099%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (0.062%) vSphere
16 4 (0.049%) LXC
17 3 (0.037%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 362 (4.46%) Kubernetes
2 244 (3.01%) Terraform
3 243 (3.00%) Ansible
4 127 (1.57%) Puppet
5 92 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 57 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
7 45 (0.55%) SCCM
8 44 (0.54%) Oozie
9 21 (0.26%) Kibana
10 20 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
10 20 (0.25%) vCenter Server
11 18 (0.22%) Salt
12 17 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
12 17 (0.21%) WSUS
13 15 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
13 15 (0.18%) Nessus
14 12 (0.15%) Consul
14 12 (0.15%) EnCase
14 12 (0.15%) FTK
15 11 (0.14%) Matomo
Vendors
1 1,105 (13.62%) Microsoft
2 1,002 (12.35%) Google
3 827 (10.20%) Tableau
4 460 (5.67%) Oracle
5 310 (3.82%) SAP
6 265 (3.27%) Adobe
7 244 (3.01%) IBM
8 243 (3.00%) Bloomberg
9 237 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
10 212 (2.61%) Informatica
11 153 (1.89%) Splunk
12 149 (1.84%) Cognos
13 140 (1.73%) Cloudera
14 131 (1.62%) VMware
15 117 (1.44%) Databricks
16 105 (1.29%) Talend
17 104 (1.28%) Hortonworks
18 88 (1.08%) Cisco
19 87 (1.07%) ServiceNow
20 86 (1.06%) Teradata