Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 37 46
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 8,723 9,488 9,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.37% 5.80% 5.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 6.32% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6,729 6,955 7,105
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -

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 126,165 150,178 160,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.12% 91.81% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99,275 119,505 126,894
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,125
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 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
England +3 8,115 £57,500 +4.55% 1,205
London +6 4,795 £65,000 - 576
UK excluding London +7 3,708 £47,500 -2.06% 708
South East +6 1,121 £52,500 +0.48% 182
North of England +16 865 £45,000 -5.26% 173
North West +11 503 £45,000 -8.63% 106
Midlands -14 495 £45,000 +5.88% 114
South West +13 460 £50,000 - 76
East of England +4 329 £50,000 - 87
Scotland +11 323 £45,100 -3.01% 46
West Midlands -18 315 £47,500 +12.43% 77
Yorkshire -15 263 £45,000 -5.26% 58
East Midlands -14 170 £43,000 +1.18% 36
North East +23 100 £45,412 -17.43% 9
Wales +32 93 £39,000 -8.24% 22
Northern Ireland +3 31 £38,750 +19.23% 12
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 with a requirement for Analytics.

1 3,025 (34.68%) SQL
2 2,920 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
3 2,508 (28.75%) Business Intelligence
4 2,274 (26.07%) Python
5 2,063 (23.65%) Data Analytics
6 1,944 (22.29%) Finance
7 1,635 (18.74%) Big Data
8 1,583 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
9 1,488 (17.06%) AWS
10 1,470 (16.85%) Azure
11 1,369 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
12 1,313 (15.05%) Java
13 1,307 (14.98%) Data Science
14 1,292 (14.81%) Visualisation
15 1,258 (14.42%) Microsoft
16 1,233 (14.14%) Machine Learning
17 1,201 (13.77%) Degree
18 1,174 (13.46%) Power Platform
19 1,170 (13.41%) Power BI
20 1,123 (12.87%) SQL Server
21 1,112 (12.75%) JavaScript
22 1,110 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
23 1,107 (12.69%) Marketing
24 1,106 (12.68%) ETL
25 1,032 (11.83%) Google
26 1,010 (11.58%) Tableau
27 1,003 (11.50%) DevOps
28 981 (11.25%) Software Engineering
29 949 (10.88%) Data Modelling
30 874 (10.02%) 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
1 775 (8.88%) Apache Spark
2 325 (3.73%) SAS
3 190 (2.18%) CMS
4 166 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
5 159 (1.82%) Apache
6 117 (1.34%) Confluence
7 113 (1.30%) SharePoint
8 78 (0.89%) WordPress
9 63 (0.72%) IIS
10 55 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
11 48 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 47 (0.54%) Apache Pig
13 45 (0.52%) Apache Solr
14 42 (0.48%) Tomcat
15 38 (0.44%) Smallworld
16 33 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 28 (0.32%) Jupyter
17 28 (0.32%) Umbraco
18 24 (0.28%) Drupal
19 23 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 531 (6.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 246 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 110 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 80 (0.92%) SPSS
5 69 (0.79%) Sketch
6 55 (0.63%) InVision
7 46 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 44 (0.50%) MS Visio
9 43 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
10 40 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
11 33 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
12 24 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
13 22 (0.25%) Stata
14 16 (0.18%) Zeplin
15 12 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
16 10 (0.11%) InDesign
17 8 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 8 (0.092%) Adobe XD
17 8 (0.092%) GNU Octave
18 6 (0.069%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 89 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
2 44 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 37 (0.42%) FINCAD Analytics
4 31 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 31 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 30 (0.34%) PolarLake
6 24 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
6 24 (0.28%) Markit EDM
7 22 (0.25%) SAP BPC
8 21 (0.24%) Eloqua
8 21 (0.24%) SAP CO
8 21 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 21 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
9 18 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 17 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 15 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
11 15 (0.17%) Magento
12 12 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
12 12 (0.14%) WebTrends
13 11 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,488 (17.06%) AWS
2 1,470 (16.85%) Azure
3 1,174 (13.46%) Power Platform
4 544 (6.24%) Google Analytics
5 528 (6.05%) GCP
6 343 (3.93%) SaaS
7 212 (2.43%) Azure Data Factory
8 198 (2.27%) PaaS
9 172 (1.97%) Serverless
10 171 (1.96%) Amazon S3
11 160 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
12 159 (1.82%) Office 365
13 138 (1.58%) Adobe Analytics
14 123 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
15 96 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
16 95 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
17 90 (1.03%) GitHub
18 76 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
19 72 (0.83%) IaaS
20 65 (0.75%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 188 (2.16%) Internet
2 140 (1.60%) Firewall
3 112 (1.28%) DNS
4 84 (0.96%) VPN
5 83 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 59 (0.68%) HTTP
6 59 (0.68%) Network Security
7 52 (0.60%) Wireless
8 51 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
9 48 (0.55%) DHCP
10 44 (0.50%) BGP
11 41 (0.47%) OSPF
12 39 (0.45%) SSL
13 37 (0.42%) IPsec
14 36 (0.41%) WAN
15 35 (0.40%) LAN
16 30 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
17 29 (0.33%) MPLS
18 28 (0.32%) 4G
19 27 (0.31%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,635 (18.74%) Big Data
2 1,369 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1,170 (13.41%) Power BI
4 1,123 (12.87%) SQL Server
5 820 (9.40%) Hadoop
6 630 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 501 (5.74%) NoSQL
8 487 (5.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 471 (5.40%) Data Lake
10 411 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 399 (4.57%) Relational Database
12 340 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
13 301 (3.45%) QlikView
14 294 (3.37%) Apache Hive
15 280 (3.21%) Amazon Redshift
16 260 (2.98%) MySQL
17 241 (2.76%) MongoDB
18 220 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
19 209 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
20 207 (2.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 554 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 353 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 338 (3.87%) JIRA
4 113 (1.30%) Visual Studio
5 111 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 88 (1.01%) Maven
7 87 (1.00%) Selenium
8 81 (0.93%) RStudio
9 72 (0.83%) Bitbucket
10 69 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
11 66 (0.76%) Artifactory
12 61 (0.70%) Cucumber
13 59 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 58 (0.66%) Axure RP
15 51 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
16 49 (0.56%) GitLab
17 47 (0.54%) TeamCity
18 41 (0.47%) Subversion
18 41 (0.47%) Vagrant
19 39 (0.45%) PhantomJS
General
1 1,944 (22.29%) Finance
2 1,107 (12.69%) Marketing
3 753 (8.63%) Retail
4 471 (5.40%) Banking
5 296 (3.39%) Front Office
6 286 (3.28%) Public Sector
7 240 (2.75%) Telecoms
8 192 (2.20%) Law
9 162 (1.86%) Games
10 149 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 133 (1.52%) Advertising
12 122 (1.40%) Legal
13 100 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 96 (1.10%) Publishing
15 92 (1.05%) Automotive
16 87 (1.00%) Local Government
17 72 (0.83%) Police
18 69 (0.79%) Investment Banking
19 63 (0.72%) Electronics
20 51 (0.58%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,917 (21.98%) Developer
2 1,504 (17.24%) Analyst
3 646 (7.41%) Architect
4 589 (6.75%) Consultant
5 573 (6.57%) Data Engineer
6 478 (5.48%) Data Analyst
7 420 (4.81%) Senior Developer
8 360 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 360 (4.13%) Java Developer
9 348 (3.99%) Data Scientist
10 328 (3.76%) Business Analyst
11 312 (3.58%) Data Architect
12 271 (3.11%) Software Engineer
13 249 (2.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 212 (2.43%) SQL Developer
15 195 (2.24%) Digital Analyst
16 188 (2.16%) Senior Analyst
17 186 (2.13%) Analytics Manager
18 181 (2.07%) Lead Developer
19 176 (2.02%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 727 (8.33%) HTML
2 621 (7.12%) CSS
3 556 (6.37%) Web Services
4 513 (5.88%) .NET
5 450 (5.16%) AngularJS
6 353 (4.05%) Node.js
7 341 (3.91%) React
8 325 (3.73%) Kafka
9 279 (3.20%) REST
10 234 (2.68%) HTML5
11 216 (2.48%) jQuery
12 214 (2.45%) J2EE
13 209 (2.40%) JSON
14 196 (2.25%) Natural Language Processing
15 181 (2.07%) ASP.NET
16 158 (1.81%) XML
17 146 (1.67%) Spring
18 132 (1.51%) RESTful
19 122 (1.40%) Pandas
20 121 (1.39%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1,583 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
2 855 (9.80%) User Experience
3 405 (4.64%) Algorithms
4 376 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 254 (2.91%) Fixed Income
6 244 (2.80%) Equities
6 244 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
7 243 (2.79%) Social Media
8 240 (2.75%) Derivative
9 232 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
10 225 (2.58%) Data Structures
11 189 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 156 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
13 153 (1.75%) Mobile App
14 126 (1.44%) Virtual Team
15 114 (1.31%) Hedge funds
16 111 (1.27%) Public Cloud
17 110 (1.26%) Data Centre
18 86 (0.99%) Reference Data
19 81 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 616 (7.06%) Linux
2 458 (5.25%) Windows
3 277 (3.18%) Unix
4 158 (1.81%) Windows Server
5 122 (1.40%) Android
6 102 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 49 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (0.49%) Windows 10
9 35 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (0.26%) CatOS
11 21 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 15 (0.17%) CentOS
14 13 (0.15%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.11%) VMS
16 7 (0.080%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.069%) VME
18 4 (0.046%) CoreOS
18 4 (0.046%) Debian
19 3 (0.034%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,920 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
2 2,508 (28.75%) Business Intelligence
3 2,063 (23.65%) Data Analytics
4 1,307 (14.98%) Data Science
5 1,292 (14.81%) Visualisation
6 1,233 (14.14%) Machine Learning
7 1,110 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
8 1,106 (12.68%) ETL
9 1,003 (11.50%) DevOps
10 981 (11.25%) Software Engineering
11 949 (10.88%) Data Modelling
12 804 (9.22%) Artificial Intelligence
13 722 (8.28%) Project Management
14 688 (7.89%) Mentoring
15 680 (7.80%) Data Management
16 675 (7.74%) Data Visualisation
17 672 (7.70%) Scrum
18 657 (7.53%) Computer Science
19 639 (7.33%) Data Analysis
20 591 (6.78%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 3,025 (34.68%) SQL
2 2,274 (26.07%) Python
3 1,313 (15.05%) Java
4 1,112 (12.75%) JavaScript
5 874 (10.02%) R
6 729 (8.36%) C#
7 371 (4.25%) Scala
8 358 (4.10%) C++
9 306 (3.51%) T-SQL
10 281 (3.22%) C
11 226 (2.59%) PowerShell
12 192 (2.20%) PHP
13 173 (1.98%) Bash Shell
14 158 (1.81%) PL/SQL
15 150 (1.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 138 (1.58%) VBA
17 131 (1.50%) TypeScript
18 109 (1.25%) Go
19 100 (1.15%) Ruby
20 93 (1.07%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,201 (13.77%) Degree
2 281 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 245 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 149 (1.71%) PhD
5 120 (1.38%) SC Cleared
6 89 (1.02%) Master's Degree
7 79 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
8 74 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 69 (0.79%) DV Cleared
10 60 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
11 50 (0.57%) CISSP
12 39 (0.45%) PMP
13 38 (0.44%) PMI Certification
14 35 (0.40%) CCNA
15 32 (0.37%) CCNP
16 31 (0.36%) MBA
16 31 (0.36%) MCSA
17 28 (0.32%) DBS Check
18 27 (0.31%) SAP Certification
19 24 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 523 (6.00%) Data Quality
2 430 (4.93%) QA
3 138 (1.58%) GDPR
4 89 (1.02%) PMO
5 43 (0.49%) SLA
6 38 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 35 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 24 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
8 24 (0.28%) WAI
9 9 (0.10%) COBIT
9 9 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.092%) GLP
10 8 (0.092%) NIST
11 7 (0.080%) WCAG
12 6 (0.069%) Basel II
12 6 (0.069%) GMP
12 6 (0.069%) HL7
12 6 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.057%) Basel III
13 5 (0.057%) Solvency II
System Software
1 524 (6.01%) Docker
2 167 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 76 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (0.76%) HDFS
5 32 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 31 (0.36%) VirtualBox
7 28 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 25 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 24 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (0.26%) XenApp
11 16 (0.18%) IAG
12 15 (0.17%) Firmware
12 15 (0.17%) vCloud
13 13 (0.15%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.069%) vSphere
15 5 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (0.057%) XenDesktop
16 4 (0.046%) LXC
16 4 (0.046%) Varnish
16 4 (0.046%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 336 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 304 (3.49%) Ansible
3 283 (3.24%) Terraform
4 162 (1.86%) Puppet
5 128 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
7 60 (0.69%) Oozie
8 51 (0.58%) SCCM
9 36 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
10 34 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
11 27 (0.31%) WSUS
12 22 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
13 21 (0.24%) Kibana
14 18 (0.21%) FortiGate
15 17 (0.19%) Consul
16 16 (0.18%) RANCID
17 15 (0.17%) vCenter Server
18 13 (0.15%) Packer
19 12 (0.14%) Ambari
20 11 (0.13%) Grafana
Vendors
1 1,258 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 1,032 (11.83%) Google
3 1,010 (11.58%) Tableau
4 573 (6.57%) Oracle
5 427 (4.90%) SAP
6 319 (3.66%) Adobe
7 270 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
8 220 (2.52%) IBM
9 217 (2.49%) Informatica
10 203 (2.33%) Splunk
11 177 (2.03%) Databricks
12 167 (1.91%) Cloudera
13 146 (1.67%) Cognos
14 126 (1.44%) VMware
15 115 (1.32%) Hortonworks
16 112 (1.28%) Cisco
16 112 (1.28%) ServiceNow
17 111 (1.27%) Teradata
18 110 (1.26%) Talend
19 96 (1.10%) Alteryx