Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 55 62
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 9,898 9,126 9,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.70% 5.28% 4.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 5.83% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7,237 6,975 7,746
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £91,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 157,488 156,639 180,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.75% 90.61% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 126,373 127,513 150,385
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Top 16 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 22 June 2018. 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 +16 9,384 £55,000 - 1,320
London -2 5,658 £65,000 +4.00% 666
UK excluding London +9 4,015 £47,500 +5.56% 736
South East +19 1,286 £50,000 - 202
North of England -16 804 £45,000 - 215
Midlands +27 724 £42,500 - 113
West Midlands +55 565 £45,000 +12.50% 84
East of England +45 514 £55,000 +10.00% 69
North West -20 427 £47,500 +5.56% 135
South West +21 355 £45,000 -6.17% 55
Yorkshire +1 329 £45,000 - 72
Scotland -16 275 £45,000 +3.45% 59
East Midlands -37 157 £40,000 -6.43% 29
North East -17 48 £40,570 -4.54% 8
Wales +3 42 £48,500 +20.93% 20
Northern Ireland +15 24 £32,500 -27.78% 3

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 3,516 (35.52%) SQL
2 2,760 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2,391 (24.16%) Big Data
4 2,373 (23.97%) Finance
5 2,356 (23.80%) Business Intelligence
6 2,300 (23.24%) Data Analytics
7 2,179 (22.01%) Python
8 2,099 (21.21%) Degree
9 1,937 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
10 1,783 (18.01%) Java
11 1,585 (16.01%) Marketing
12 1,583 (15.99%) Data Science
13 1,446 (14.61%) SQL Server
14 1,416 (14.31%) Problem-Solving
15 1,350 (13.64%) Machine Learning
16 1,339 (13.53%) Microsoft
17 1,293 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
18 1,291 (13.04%) JavaScript
19 1,244 (12.57%) Google
20 1,237 (12.50%) ETL
21 1,224 (12.37%) Hadoop
22 1,196 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
23 1,159 (11.71%) Visualisation
24 1,133 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
25 1,075 (10.86%) Tableau
26 1,054 (10.65%) Computer Science
27 1,048 (10.59%) Apache Spark
28 1,034 (10.45%) HTML
29 1,009 (10.19%) User Experience
30 972 (9.82%) R

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 1,048 (10.59%) Apache Spark
2 654 (6.61%) SAS
3 302 (3.05%) CMS
4 269 (2.72%) Apache
5 234 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
6 168 (1.70%) SharePoint
7 117 (1.18%) Confluence
8 101 (1.02%) Apache Pig
9 94 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 88 (0.89%) Apache Solr
10 88 (0.89%) WordPress
11 75 (0.76%) IIS
12 72 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
13 68 (0.69%) EPiServer
14 65 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
15 56 (0.57%) Tomcat
16 48 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 33 (0.33%) JBoss
17 33 (0.33%) WebSphere
18 27 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 643 (6.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 214 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 148 (1.50%) SPSS
4 141 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 111 (1.12%) Photoshop
6 68 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 68 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 55 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 46 (0.46%) InVision
8 46 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
9 41 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 23 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
10 23 (0.23%) Stata
11 16 (0.16%) InDesign
12 14 (0.14%) Weka
13 12 (0.12%) Chatbot
14 9 (0.091%) UXPin
15 7 (0.071%) EViews
16 5 (0.051%) GIMP
16 5 (0.051%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 92 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (0.65%) Eloqua
3 40 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 37 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
5 36 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 30 (0.30%) WebTrends
7 27 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
8 26 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
9 24 (0.24%) Magento
9 24 (0.24%) SAP HCM
9 24 (0.24%) Unica
10 23 (0.23%) NetSuite
11 22 (0.22%) Relativity
11 22 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 17 (0.17%) SAP HR
13 16 (0.16%) Actimize
14 15 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
14 15 (0.15%) Epicor Tropos
14 15 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
15 14 (0.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 1,293 (13.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,196 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
3 780 (7.88%) Google Analytics
4 353 (3.57%) SaaS
5 284 (2.87%) Azure Data Factory
6 252 (2.55%) Adobe Analytics
7 237 (2.39%) PaaS
8 211 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 205 (2.07%) Serverless
10 196 (1.98%) AdWords
11 191 (1.93%) IaaS
12 156 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
13 140 (1.41%) Office 365
14 126 (1.27%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 125 (1.26%) Amazon S3
16 116 (1.17%) GitHub
17 111 (1.12%) npm
18 99 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
19 81 (0.82%) Google Tag Manager
20 80 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 209 (2.11%) Firewall
2 157 (1.59%) Internet
3 96 (0.97%) DNS
4 85 (0.86%) HTTP
5 74 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 61 (0.62%) Wireless
7 59 (0.60%) Network Security
8 57 (0.58%) Unified Communications
9 51 (0.52%) Wireless Security
10 47 (0.47%) LAN
10 47 (0.47%) SMS
11 46 (0.46%) SAN
12 45 (0.45%) VPN
12 45 (0.45%) WAN
13 39 (0.39%) DHCP
13 39 (0.39%) SSL
14 35 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
14 35 (0.35%) Intranet
15 30 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
16 29 (0.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,391 (24.16%) Big Data
2 1,446 (14.61%) SQL Server
3 1,224 (12.37%) Hadoop
4 1,133 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
5 898 (9.07%) Power BI
6 703 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 666 (6.73%) NoSQL
8 633 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 569 (5.75%) Data Lake
10 515 (5.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 502 (5.07%) MongoDB
12 479 (4.84%) Relational Database
13 418 (4.22%) Apache Hive
14 359 (3.63%) MySQL
15 350 (3.54%) QlikView
16 305 (3.08%) Data Mining
17 298 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
18 256 (2.59%) Azure SQL Database
19 234 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
20 204 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 657 (6.64%) Git (software)
2 378 (3.82%) Jenkins
3 344 (3.48%) JIRA
4 313 (3.16%) Visual Studio
5 181 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 158 (1.60%) Selenium
7 153 (1.55%) TeamCity
8 136 (1.37%) gulp
9 106 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
10 100 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
11 94 (0.95%) webpack
12 88 (0.89%) Subversion
13 77 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
14 76 (0.77%) Mocha
15 70 (0.71%) Axure RP
15 70 (0.71%) Protractor
16 69 (0.70%) Cucumber
17 67 (0.68%) Bower
18 64 (0.65%) Sinon.JS
18 64 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2,373 (23.97%) Finance
2 1,585 (16.01%) Marketing
3 848 (8.57%) Banking
4 767 (7.75%) Retail
5 423 (4.27%) Advertising
6 381 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 273 (2.76%) Games
8 248 (2.51%) Front Office
9 239 (2.41%) Financial Institution
10 234 (2.36%) Telecoms
11 207 (2.09%) Legal
12 202 (2.04%) Manufacturing
13 153 (1.55%) Law
14 148 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 125 (1.26%) Publishing
16 81 (0.82%) Retail Banking
17 69 (0.70%) Electronics
18 65 (0.66%) Automotive
19 51 (0.52%) Billing
20 50 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2,250 (22.73%) Developer
2 1,488 (15.03%) Analyst
3 853 (8.62%) Consultant
4 798 (8.06%) Architect
5 529 (5.34%) Data Scientist
6 472 (4.77%) Data Engineer
7 411 (4.15%) Senior Developer
8 344 (3.48%) Data Analyst
9 320 (3.23%) Data Architect
9 320 (3.23%) Java Developer
10 298 (3.01%) Analytics Manager
11 283 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 248 (2.51%) C# Developer
12 248 (2.51%) Senior Analyst
13 244 (2.47%) Business Analyst
14 236 (2.38%) Software Engineer
15 230 (2.32%) .NET Developer
16 223 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
17 222 (2.24%) Designer
18 214 (2.16%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,034 (10.45%) HTML
2 854 (8.63%) .NET
3 821 (8.29%) CSS
4 607 (6.13%) AngularJS
5 578 (5.84%) Web Services
6 542 (5.48%) Kafka
7 394 (3.98%) jQuery
8 372 (3.76%) RESTful
9 353 (3.57%) REST
10 339 (3.42%) XML
11 302 (3.05%) React
12 295 (2.98%) HTML5
13 286 (2.89%) ASP.NET
13 286 (2.89%) Node.js
14 280 (2.83%) Spring
15 241 (2.43%) Natural Language Processing
16 226 (2.28%) JSON
17 212 (2.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 198 (2.00%) CSS3
19 184 (1.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1,937 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1,054 (10.65%) Computer Science
3 1,009 (10.19%) User Experience
4 571 (5.77%) Algorithms
5 407 (4.11%) Fintech
6 365 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
7 360 (3.64%) Management Information System
8 287 (2.90%) Social Media
9 278 (2.81%) Mobile App
10 258 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
11 249 (2.52%) Data Structures
12 203 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
13 178 (1.80%) Cyberthreat
14 161 (1.63%) Data Centre
15 150 (1.52%) Credit Risk
16 138 (1.39%) Equities
17 131 (1.32%) Virtual Team
18 128 (1.29%) Derivative
19 94 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 88 (0.89%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 885 (8.94%) Linux
2 434 (4.38%) Windows
3 274 (2.77%) Unix
4 154 (1.56%) Android
5 130 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 80 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 57 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (0.33%) CentOS
9 30 (0.30%) AIX
9 30 (0.30%) Solaris
10 29 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 28 (0.28%) HPUX
12 24 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 22 (0.22%) Windows 10
14 21 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (0.17%) VMS
17 12 (0.12%) Debian
18 10 (0.10%) Mac OS X
19 9 (0.091%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,760 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 2,356 (23.80%) Business Intelligence
3 2,300 (23.24%) Data Analytics
4 1,583 (15.99%) Data Science
5 1,416 (14.31%) Problem-Solving
6 1,350 (13.64%) Machine Learning
7 1,237 (12.50%) ETL
8 1,159 (11.71%) Visualisation
9 951 (9.61%) Mathematics
10 936 (9.46%) Software Engineering
11 882 (8.91%) Data Modelling
12 732 (7.40%) Data Analysis
13 731 (7.39%) DevOps
14 715 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 694 (7.01%) Project Management
16 670 (6.77%) Data Management
17 660 (6.67%) Scrum
18 641 (6.48%) Data Visualisation
19 635 (6.42%) Artificial Intelligence
20 627 (6.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3,516 (35.52%) SQL
2 2,179 (22.01%) Python
3 1,783 (18.01%) Java
4 1,291 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 972 (9.82%) R
6 934 (9.44%) C#
7 671 (6.78%) Scala
8 557 (5.63%) C++
9 447 (4.52%) T-SQL
10 317 (3.20%) C
11 264 (2.67%) PHP
12 240 (2.42%) VBA
13 235 (2.37%) MATLAB
14 229 (2.31%) PowerShell
15 189 (1.91%) Perl
16 136 (1.37%) Java 8
17 135 (1.36%) Shell Script
18 134 (1.35%) Bash Shell
18 134 (1.35%) PL/SQL
19 124 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2,099 (21.21%) Degree
2 400 (4.04%) PhD
3 302 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 228 (2.30%) Security Cleared
5 159 (1.61%) Master's Degree
6 156 (1.58%) Numerate Degree
7 129 (1.30%) CISSP
8 108 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
9 107 (1.08%) SC Cleared
10 105 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 91 (0.92%) CCIE
12 78 (0.79%) CCNP
13 71 (0.72%) SAFe Agilist
14 68 (0.69%) MCSE
15 62 (0.63%) CCNA
16 61 (0.62%) PMI Certification
17 54 (0.55%) CISM
18 49 (0.50%) PMP
19 45 (0.45%) CISA
20 44 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 476 (4.81%) Data Quality
2 444 (4.49%) QA
3 123 (1.24%) SLA
4 116 (1.17%) GDPR
5 77 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 44 (0.44%) GCP
7 42 (0.42%) PMO
8 36 (0.36%) COBIT
9 34 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 30 (0.30%) PCI DSS
11 22 (0.22%) MiFID
11 22 (0.22%) WCAG
12 19 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
13 17 (0.17%) Solvency II
14 12 (0.12%) EMIR
15 11 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 11 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 8 (0.081%) GPG13
16 8 (0.081%) IFRS
17 7 (0.071%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 459 (4.64%) Docker
2 195 (1.97%) HDFS
3 186 (1.88%) Active Directory
4 127 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 123 (1.24%) Apache Flume
6 93 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 31 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 28 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 27 (0.27%) VirtualBox
10 26 (0.26%) NFS
11 22 (0.22%) Snort
12 20 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (0.20%) VMware NSX
13 13 (0.13%) Firmware
14 12 (0.12%) XenApp
15 9 (0.091%) KVM
16 8 (0.081%) XenDesktop
17 6 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
17 6 (0.061%) pfSense
17 6 (0.061%) Samba
Systems Management
1 189 (1.91%) Ansible
2 169 (1.71%) Kubernetes
3 142 (1.43%) Puppet
4 131 (1.32%) Terraform
5 102 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 75 (0.76%) Oozie
7 57 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
7 57 (0.58%) Kibana
8 52 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
9 27 (0.27%) Ambari
9 27 (0.27%) RSA Security Analytics
10 23 (0.23%) NetBackup
11 22 (0.22%) QRadar
12 21 (0.21%) SCCM
13 20 (0.20%) Salt
13 20 (0.20%) Suricata
14 19 (0.19%) Packer
15 18 (0.18%) Nagios
16 17 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 17 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,339 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 1,244 (12.57%) Google
3 1,075 (10.86%) Tableau
4 818 (8.26%) Oracle
5 439 (4.44%) Adobe
6 420 (4.24%) SAP
7 286 (2.89%) IBM
8 268 (2.71%) Talend
9 245 (2.48%) Informatica
10 228 (2.30%) Cloudera
11 193 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
12 165 (1.67%) Alteryx
13 155 (1.57%) Splunk
14 147 (1.49%) Cisco
15 146 (1.48%) VMware
16 142 (1.43%) Cognos
17 140 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
18 138 (1.39%) Hortonworks
19 135 (1.36%) Twitter
20 130 (1.31%) Cognizant