Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 37 37
Rank change year-on-year +15 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 11,507 3,040 8,716
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.05% 6.12% 6.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.61% 6.58% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6,631 2,457 6,767
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £84,351 £81,250 £78,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -

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 119,742 46,190 126,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.19% 93.06% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 79,117 38,578 101,498
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,077
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analytics.

Salary trend for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytics over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Top 18 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 28 October 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
England +16 10,261 £65,000 +4.00% 1,542
London +11 5,925 £70,000 - 833
UK excluding London +25 4,579 £52,500 - 785
Work from Home +16 1,830 £60,000 +4.35% 286
South East +34 1,305 £60,000 +9.09% 185
North of England +31 1,120 £50,000 -9.09% 242
Midlands +25 709 £52,500 - 150
North West +18 618 £50,000 -9.09% 139
South West +14 518 £47,500 -0.08% 56
West Midlands +35 507 £52,500 -4.55% 107
East of England +35 464 £52,500 -12.50% 67
Yorkshire +45 442 £50,000 -16.67% 65
Scotland +4 304 £50,000 +5.26% 61
East Midlands +4 194 £50,000 +21.95% 43
Wales +1 95 £45,000 -2.70% 15
Northern Ireland -9 65 £47,500 +11.76% 10
North East +11 62 £45,000 +9.09% 38
Isle of Man +5 19 - -

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 with a requirement for Analytics.

1 4,137 (35.95%) SQL
2 3,862 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3,655 (31.76%) Python
4 3,081 (26.78%) Social Skills
5 2,987 (25.96%) Business Intelligence
6 2,885 (25.07%) Azure
7 2,789 (24.24%) Finance
8 2,778 (24.14%) Data Analytics
9 2,645 (22.99%) AWS
10 2,235 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
11 2,030 (17.64%) Data Science
12 2,010 (17.47%) Visualisation
13 1,918 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
14 1,895 (16.47%) Power Platform
15 1,881 (16.35%) Degree
16 1,849 (16.07%) DevOps
17 1,804 (15.68%) Power BI
18 1,658 (14.41%) Microsoft
19 1,656 (14.39%) Java
20 1,633 (14.19%) Software Engineering
21 1,615 (14.03%) Big Data
22 1,587 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
23 1,582 (13.75%) JavaScript
24 1,573 (13.67%) Google
25 1,533 (13.32%) Data Modelling
26 1,526 (13.26%) Marketing
27 1,511 (13.13%) Machine Learning
28 1,488 (12.93%) ETL
29 1,389 (12.07%) Artificial Intelligence
30 1,322 (11.49%) GCP

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
1 778 (6.76%) Apache Spark
2 350 (3.04%) SAS
3 279 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
4 277 (2.41%) Apache
5 253 (2.20%) CMS
6 226 (1.96%) Apache Airflow
7 193 (1.68%) Confluence
8 129 (1.12%) SharePoint
9 76 (0.66%) WordPress
10 51 (0.44%) Jupyter
11 36 (0.31%) Appian
12 34 (0.30%) Luigi
13 32 (0.28%) nginx
14 29 (0.25%) Drupal
15 28 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 27 (0.23%) Apache Solr
16 27 (0.23%) IIS
17 23 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
18 22 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 22 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 750 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 278 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
3 167 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 88 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 85 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 77 (0.67%) Sketch
7 76 (0.66%) Figma
8 59 (0.51%) InVision
9 45 (0.39%) Photoshop
10 41 (0.36%) Chatbot
11 33 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 33 (0.29%) Adobe XD
12 32 (0.28%) Campfire
13 31 (0.27%) SPSS
14 22 (0.19%) UserZoom
15 21 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
16 20 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
17 14 (0.12%) Marvel
18 11 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
19 6 (0.052%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 65 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 63 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
3 58 (0.50%) Shopify
4 56 (0.49%) Magento
5 55 (0.48%) Sentinel
6 54 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
7 47 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
8 46 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
9 42 (0.36%) SAP BPC
10 39 (0.34%) NetSuite
11 33 (0.29%) FastStats
12 25 (0.22%) SAP ERP
13 23 (0.20%) IBM Planning Analytics
14 19 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
15 14 (0.12%) WebTrends
16 13 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
16 13 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 12 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 11 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
18 11 (0.096%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 2,885 (25.07%) Azure
2 2,645 (22.99%) AWS
3 1,895 (16.47%) Power Platform
4 1,322 (11.49%) GCP
5 930 (8.08%) Serverless
6 863 (7.50%) Google Analytics
7 562 (4.88%) SaaS
8 523 (4.55%) GitHub
9 489 (4.25%) Azure Data Factory
10 437 (3.80%) Snowflake
11 392 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
12 349 (3.03%) Amazon S3
13 286 (2.49%) PaaS
14 278 (2.42%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 203 (1.76%) Microsoft 365
16 190 (1.65%) IaaS
17 183 (1.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 177 (1.54%) Amazon ECS
19 173 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
20 171 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 192 (1.67%) Broadband
2 167 (1.45%) Internet
3 123 (1.07%) HTTP
4 118 (1.03%) Firewall
5 96 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 92 (0.80%) DNS
7 76 (0.66%) VPN
8 52 (0.45%) Cisco IPT
9 36 (0.31%) Bluetooth
9 36 (0.31%) DVB
10 30 (0.26%) Network Security
11 24 (0.21%) DHCP
11 24 (0.21%) SMS
12 22 (0.19%) WebEx
13 21 (0.18%) Extranet
14 20 (0.17%) SSL
15 19 (0.17%) Intranet
16 18 (0.16%) 5G
17 17 (0.15%) SNA
18 13 (0.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,804 (15.68%) Power BI
2 1,615 (14.03%) Big Data
3 1,587 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1,243 (10.80%) Tableau
5 1,152 (10.01%) SQL Server
6 770 (6.69%) Data Lake
7 691 (6.01%) NoSQL
8 585 (5.08%) Hadoop
9 584 (5.08%) Relational Database
10 582 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
11 574 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 517 (4.49%) MySQL
13 430 (3.74%) MongoDB
14 421 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 406 (3.53%) Amazon Redshift
16 371 (3.22%) BigQuery
17 356 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 275 (2.39%) Looker
19 262 (2.28%) Azure SQL Database
20 244 (2.12%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 737 (6.40%) Jenkins
2 713 (6.20%) Git (software)
3 543 (4.72%) JIRA
4 135 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 118 (1.03%) GitLab
6 86 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 81 (0.70%) TeamCity
8 78 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 76 (0.66%) Cypress.io
10 74 (0.64%) Bitbucket
11 71 (0.62%) Selenium
12 68 (0.59%) webpack
13 61 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 60 (0.52%) Maven
15 55 (0.48%) CircleCI
16 53 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 45 (0.39%) Cucumber
18 42 (0.36%) Travis CI
19 39 (0.34%) SonarQube
19 39 (0.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 3,081 (26.78%) Social Skills
2 2,789 (24.24%) Finance
3 2,235 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
4 1,526 (13.26%) Marketing
5 796 (6.92%) Retail
6 464 (4.03%) Presentation Skills
7 424 (3.68%) Banking
8 410 (3.56%) Legal
9 385 (3.35%) Law
10 361 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 340 (2.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 313 (2.72%) Organisational Skills
13 302 (2.62%) Advertising
14 279 (2.42%) Games
15 274 (2.38%) Front Office
16 270 (2.35%) Publishing
17 265 (2.30%) Influencing Skills
18 219 (1.90%) Public Sector
19 213 (1.85%) Manufacturing
20 147 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2,251 (19.56%) Developer
2 1,507 (13.10%) Analyst
3 1,047 (9.10%) Data Engineer
4 1,009 (8.77%) Architect
5 696 (6.05%) Software Engineer
6 580 (5.04%) Data Analyst
7 536 (4.66%) Consultant
8 443 (3.85%) Data Architect
9 403 (3.50%) Senior Developer
10 378 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 330 (2.87%) Data Scientist
12 319 (2.77%) Java Developer
13 317 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
14 308 (2.68%) Python Developer
15 278 (2.42%) Python Engineer
16 241 (2.09%) Senior Analyst
17 236 (2.05%) Full Stack Developer
18 232 (2.02%) Azure Engineer
19 229 (1.99%) Data Manager
20 226 (1.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,053 (9.15%) React
2 851 (7.40%) HTML
3 696 (6.05%) Kafka
4 668 (5.81%) CSS
5 652 (5.67%) REST
6 650 (5.65%) Node.js
7 624 (5.42%) .NET
8 505 (4.39%) Web Services
9 477 (4.15%) AngularJS
10 462 (4.01%) GraphQL
11 344 (2.99%) Spring
12 277 (2.41%) Middleware
13 246 (2.14%) RESTful
14 239 (2.08%) HTML5
14 239 (2.08%) XML
15 234 (2.03%) JSON
16 213 (1.85%) Redux
17 209 (1.82%) .NET Core
18 197 (1.71%) PySpark
19 187 (1.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1,048 (9.11%) User Experience
2 500 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 484 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 441 (3.83%) Social Media
5 360 (3.13%) Life Science
6 291 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 254 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
8 252 (2.19%) Public Cloud
9 248 (2.16%) Derivative
10 245 (2.13%) Mobile App
11 239 (2.08%) Hedge funds
12 238 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
13 236 (2.05%) Equities
14 233 (2.02%) Virtual Team
15 185 (1.61%) Cloud Native
16 183 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
17 164 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 132 (1.15%) Fixed Income
19 119 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
20 115 (1.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 645 (5.61%) Linux
2 442 (3.84%) Windows
3 206 (1.79%) Unix
4 182 (1.58%) Android
4 182 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 81 (0.70%) Mac OS
6 68 (0.59%) Windows Server
7 44 (0.38%) VMS
8 39 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (0.30%) Mesosphere
10 33 (0.29%) CentOS
11 24 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 23 (0.20%) Windows 10
12 23 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
15 13 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
16 8 (0.070%) Solaris
17 7 (0.061%) Windows Server 2019
18 4 (0.035%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,862 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
2 2,987 (25.96%) Business Intelligence
3 2,778 (24.14%) Data Analytics
4 2,030 (17.64%) Data Science
5 2,010 (17.47%) Visualisation
6 1,918 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 1,849 (16.07%) DevOps
8 1,633 (14.19%) Software Engineering
9 1,533 (13.32%) Data Modelling
10 1,511 (13.13%) Machine Learning
11 1,488 (12.93%) ETL
12 1,389 (12.07%) Artificial Intelligence
13 1,215 (10.56%) Computer Science
14 1,124 (9.77%) Data Visualisation
15 1,085 (9.43%) Microservices
16 1,074 (9.33%) Scrum
17 1,047 (9.10%) Data Management
18 1,011 (8.79%) Data Engineering
19 997 (8.66%) Mentoring
20 976 (8.48%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4,137 (35.95%) SQL
2 3,655 (31.76%) Python
3 1,656 (14.39%) Java
4 1,582 (13.75%) JavaScript
5 882 (7.66%) C#
6 722 (6.27%) R
7 708 (6.15%) TypeScript
8 498 (4.33%) Scala
9 482 (4.19%) PowerShell
10 421 (3.66%) C++
11 372 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 336 (2.92%) C
13 312 (2.71%) Go
14 270 (2.35%) Bash Shell
15 224 (1.95%) PHP
16 207 (1.80%) Java 8
17 186 (1.62%) Ruby
18 174 (1.51%) VBA
19 157 (1.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 124 (1.08%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,881 (16.35%) Degree
2 506 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 425 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 366 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 218 (1.89%) Master's Degree
6 217 (1.89%) PhD
7 170 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 149 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
9 89 (0.77%) CISSP
10 79 (0.69%) AWS Certification
10 79 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
11 62 (0.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 55 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
13 49 (0.43%) SANS
14 47 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
14 47 (0.41%) GCIA
14 47 (0.41%) GCIH
14 47 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
15 35 (0.30%) GCFA
16 34 (0.30%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 696 (6.05%) Data Quality
2 595 (5.17%) QA
3 331 (2.88%) GDPR
4 156 (1.36%) Accessibility
5 57 (0.50%) SLA
6 55 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 48 (0.42%) CDISC
7 48 (0.42%) Good Clinical Practice
8 44 (0.38%) GRC
9 41 (0.36%) PMO
10 31 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
10 31 (0.27%) WCAG
11 23 (0.20%) GxP
12 21 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 18 (0.16%) SOC 2
14 16 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 15 (0.13%) COBIT
16 12 (0.10%) NIST
16 12 (0.10%) SOC 1
16 12 (0.10%) SOC 3
System Software
1 1,285 (11.17%) Docker
2 234 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 131 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (0.30%) HDFS
6 28 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
7 26 (0.23%) VirtualBox
8 21 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 12 (0.10%) Hyper-V
10 10 (0.087%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.087%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 10 (0.087%) VMware Server
11 9 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.052%) Firmware
13 5 (0.043%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 5 (0.043%) Snort
14 4 (0.035%) vSphere
15 3 (0.026%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.026%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.026%) Xen
Systems Management
1 959 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 741 (6.44%) Terraform
3 327 (2.84%) Ansible
4 151 (1.31%) Puppet
5 136 (1.18%) Prometheus
6 125 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
7 108 (0.94%) Grafana
8 54 (0.47%) Kibana
9 45 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
10 38 (0.33%) logstash
11 35 (0.30%) Istio
12 34 (0.30%) Automic
13 23 (0.20%) Consul
13 23 (0.20%) Oozie
14 21 (0.18%) Apache Brooklyn
15 20 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
15 20 (0.17%) SCCM
15 20 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
16 16 (0.14%) SCOM
17 15 (0.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1,658 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 1,573 (13.67%) Google
3 611 (5.31%) Oracle
4 586 (5.09%) Databricks
5 453 (3.94%) SAP
6 435 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
7 407 (3.54%) Adobe
8 183 (1.59%) IBM
9 179 (1.56%) Informatica
10 163 (1.42%) Splunk
11 159 (1.38%) LexisNexis
12 149 (1.29%) VMware
13 147 (1.28%) Alteryx
14 140 (1.22%) Talend
15 137 (1.19%) Facebook
16 121 (1.05%) Citrix
17 115 (1.00%) Teradata
18 109 (0.95%) YouTube
19 101 (0.88%) Apple
19 101 (0.88%) MuleSoft