Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 50 62
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 9,881 9,723 9,329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.83% 5.49% 4.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.39% 6.00% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7,206 7,082 7,613
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,563 £31,525 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £94,550
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 154,531 162,100 180,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.12% 91.52% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 123,046 129,010 150,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +10 9,294 £55,000 - 1,287
London -3 5,498 £65,000 +3.59% 667
UK excluding London +14 4,122 £47,500 +5.56% 691
South East +22 1,204 £50,000 - 152
North of England -5 873 £47,500 +5.56% 180
Midlands +30 775 £42,500 - 113
West Midlands +50 565 £42,500 - 64
East of England +59 525 £54,750 +16.49% 87
North West -10 500 £47,750 +6.11% 112
South West +24 375 £50,000 +5.26% 86
Yorkshire +2 334 £47,500 +5.56% 56
Scotland -2 301 £47,500 +11.76% 57
East Midlands -3 208 £41,500 -2.35% 49
North East -14 55 £48,500 +29.33% 12
Wales +23 52 £43,200 +8.00% 10
Northern Ireland +6 27 £32,500 -7.14% 6

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 3,525 (35.67%) SQL
2 2,799 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2,512 (25.42%) Finance
4 2,317 (23.45%) Business Intelligence
5 2,265 (22.92%) Data Analytics
6 2,208 (22.35%) Python
6 2,208 (22.35%) Big Data
7 2,167 (21.93%) Degree
8 1,927 (19.50%) Analytical Skills
9 1,749 (17.70%) Java
10 1,556 (15.75%) Data Science
11 1,509 (15.27%) Marketing
12 1,456 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
13 1,451 (14.68%) SQL Server
14 1,383 (14.00%) Microsoft
15 1,348 (13.64%) Machine Learning
16 1,279 (12.94%) JavaScript
17 1,265 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
18 1,262 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
19 1,217 (12.32%) Visualisation
20 1,193 (12.07%) ETL
21 1,183 (11.97%) Google
22 1,181 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
23 1,109 (11.22%) Hadoop
24 1,098 (11.11%) Computer Science
25 1,040 (10.53%) User Experience
26 1,035 (10.47%) HTML
27 1,024 (10.36%) Tableau
28 962 (9.74%) Apache Spark
29 936 (9.47%) Mathematics

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
1 962 (9.74%) Apache Spark
2 667 (6.75%) SAS
3 302 (3.06%) CMS
4 272 (2.75%) Apache
5 185 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
6 150 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 118 (1.19%) Confluence
8 117 (1.18%) Apache Pig
9 83 (0.84%) EPiServer
10 79 (0.80%) IIS
11 77 (0.78%) Apache Solr
12 72 (0.73%) WordPress
13 70 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 62 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
15 50 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 49 (0.50%) Tomcat
17 41 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
18 29 (0.29%) JBoss
18 29 (0.29%) MS Exchange
19 23 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 665 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 245 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
3 164 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 160 (1.62%) SPSS
5 103 (1.04%) Photoshop
6 61 (0.62%) MS Visio
7 55 (0.56%) InVision
7 55 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 49 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
9 47 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 44 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
11 24 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
12 17 (0.17%) Stata
13 12 (0.12%) InDesign
14 9 (0.091%) Chatbot
15 8 (0.081%) GIMP
16 7 (0.071%) EViews
17 6 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
17 6 (0.061%) Adobe Premiere
18 5 (0.051%) Weka
Business Applications
1 60 (0.61%) Eloqua
2 57 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 43 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
4 35 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
4 35 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 35 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
5 25 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 22 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 21 (0.21%) Actimize
7 21 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 20 (0.20%) Magento
9 19 (0.19%) Unica
10 18 (0.18%) NetSuite
11 17 (0.17%) Relativity
11 17 (0.17%) SAP HCM
12 16 (0.16%) SAP ERP
12 16 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 15 (0.15%) SAP BPC
14 13 (0.13%) Veritas eDiscovery
15 12 (0.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,265 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1,262 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 757 (7.66%) Google Analytics
4 327 (3.31%) SaaS
5 272 (2.75%) Azure Data Factory
6 257 (2.60%) PaaS
7 240 (2.43%) Adobe Analytics
8 225 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 183 (1.85%) AdWords
10 177 (1.79%) Serverless
11 169 (1.71%) IaaS
12 160 (1.62%) Office 365
13 146 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
14 124 (1.25%) Amazon S3
15 112 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
16 110 (1.11%) npm
17 86 (0.87%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
18 79 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
18 79 (0.80%) Google Tag Manager
19 73 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 225 (2.28%) Firewall
2 192 (1.94%) Internet
3 94 (0.95%) DNS
4 92 (0.93%) HTTP
5 66 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 53 (0.54%) WAN
7 52 (0.53%) Wireless
8 49 (0.50%) SMS
9 48 (0.49%) Unified Communications
10 47 (0.48%) LAN
11 40 (0.40%) Wireshark
12 38 (0.38%) Network Security
13 37 (0.37%) SAN
13 37 (0.37%) Wireless Security
14 35 (0.35%) VPN
15 33 (0.33%) Intranet
15 33 (0.33%) SSL
16 30 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (0.30%) DHCP
17 28 (0.28%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,208 (22.35%) Big Data
2 1,451 (14.68%) SQL Server
3 1,181 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
4 1,109 (11.22%) Hadoop
5 883 (8.94%) Power BI
6 707 (7.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 665 (6.73%) NoSQL
8 660 (6.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 525 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 505 (5.11%) Data Lake
11 455 (4.60%) Relational Database
12 436 (4.41%) MongoDB
13 385 (3.90%) Apache Hive
14 365 (3.69%) QlikView
15 299 (3.03%) MySQL
16 292 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
17 284 (2.87%) Data Mining
18 251 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
19 221 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
20 220 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 656 (6.64%) Git (software)
2 380 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 351 (3.55%) JIRA
4 292 (2.96%) Visual Studio
5 185 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 174 (1.76%) Selenium
7 170 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 130 (1.32%) gulp
9 114 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
10 111 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
11 102 (1.03%) Subversion
12 94 (0.95%) webpack
13 81 (0.82%) Maven
14 80 (0.81%) Mocha
14 80 (0.81%) Protractor
15 78 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
16 76 (0.77%) Bower
17 73 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 72 (0.73%) Sinon.JS
19 70 (0.71%) Axure RP
General
1 2,512 (25.42%) Finance
2 1,509 (15.27%) Marketing
3 849 (8.59%) Banking
4 819 (8.29%) Retail
5 391 (3.96%) Advertising
6 388 (3.93%) Investment Banking
7 272 (2.75%) Front Office
8 269 (2.72%) Games
9 232 (2.35%) Financial Institution
10 220 (2.23%) Telecoms
11 193 (1.95%) Legal
11 193 (1.95%) Manufacturing
12 153 (1.55%) Law
13 136 (1.38%) Publishing
14 126 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 79 (0.80%) Electronics
16 64 (0.65%) Back Office
17 59 (0.60%) Retail Banking
18 55 (0.56%) Automotive
19 47 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 2,236 (22.63%) Developer
2 1,542 (15.61%) Analyst
3 831 (8.41%) Consultant
4 753 (7.62%) Architect
5 511 (5.17%) Data Scientist
6 463 (4.69%) Data Engineer
7 380 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 360 (3.64%) Data Analyst
9 319 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 314 (3.18%) Java Developer
11 272 (2.75%) Analytics Manager
12 270 (2.73%) Software Engineer
13 263 (2.66%) Data Architect
14 259 (2.62%) Senior Analyst
15 243 (2.46%) Data Consultant
15 243 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
16 231 (2.34%) Business Analyst
17 229 (2.32%) .NET Developer
17 229 (2.32%) C# Developer
18 227 (2.30%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,035 (10.47%) HTML
2 831 (8.41%) .NET
3 761 (7.70%) CSS
4 601 (6.08%) AngularJS
5 585 (5.92%) Web Services
6 478 (4.84%) Kafka
7 380 (3.85%) RESTful
8 344 (3.48%) XML
9 341 (3.45%) React
10 339 (3.43%) HTML5
11 328 (3.32%) jQuery
12 292 (2.96%) Node.js
13 288 (2.91%) REST
14 286 (2.89%) Spring
15 256 (2.59%) ASP.NET
16 230 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
17 221 (2.24%) JSON
18 208 (2.11%) CSS3
19 189 (1.91%) Sass
20 187 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,927 (19.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1,098 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1,040 (10.53%) User Experience
4 553 (5.60%) Algorithms
5 383 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
6 347 (3.51%) Fintech
7 303 (3.07%) Management Information System
8 298 (3.02%) Social Media
9 263 (2.66%) Data Structures
10 256 (2.59%) Mobile App
11 250 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
12 206 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
13 186 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
14 157 (1.59%) Derivative
15 156 (1.58%) Credit Risk
16 155 (1.57%) Equities
17 125 (1.27%) Virtual Team
18 121 (1.22%) Data Centre
19 115 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 98 (0.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 861 (8.71%) Linux
2 465 (4.71%) Windows
3 299 (3.03%) Unix
4 191 (1.93%) Android
5 160 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 88 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 51 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (0.40%) Solaris
9 39 (0.39%) AIX
10 36 (0.36%) HPUX
11 34 (0.34%) CentOS
12 33 (0.33%) Ubuntu
13 27 (0.27%) Windows 10
14 21 (0.21%) Debian
14 21 (0.21%) VMS
14 21 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (0.12%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.091%) FreeBSD
18 8 (0.081%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,799 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2,317 (23.45%) Business Intelligence
3 2,265 (22.92%) Data Analytics
4 1,556 (15.75%) Data Science
5 1,456 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
6 1,348 (13.64%) Machine Learning
7 1,217 (12.32%) Visualisation
8 1,193 (12.07%) ETL
9 936 (9.47%) Mathematics
10 911 (9.22%) Software Engineering
11 828 (8.38%) Data Modelling
12 799 (8.09%) DevOps
13 734 (7.43%) Data Analysis
14 707 (7.16%) Project Management
15 682 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
16 681 (6.89%) Data Management
17 675 (6.83%) Scrum
18 654 (6.62%) Data Visualisation
19 623 (6.31%) Artificial Intelligence
20 610 (6.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3,525 (35.67%) SQL
2 2,208 (22.35%) Python
3 1,749 (17.70%) Java
4 1,279 (12.94%) JavaScript
5 924 (9.35%) C#
6 922 (9.33%) R
7 629 (6.37%) Scala
8 588 (5.95%) C++
9 488 (4.94%) T-SQL
10 343 (3.47%) C
11 261 (2.64%) PowerShell
12 254 (2.57%) VBA
13 221 (2.24%) PHP
14 209 (2.12%) MATLAB
15 181 (1.83%) Perl
16 152 (1.54%) Ruby
17 144 (1.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 134 (1.36%) Bash Shell
19 126 (1.28%) PL/SQL
20 123 (1.24%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2,167 (21.93%) Degree
2 382 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 363 (3.67%) PhD
4 270 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 189 (1.91%) Master's Degree
6 162 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
7 159 (1.61%) CISSP
8 154 (1.56%) SC Cleared
9 139 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 108 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
11 99 (1.00%) MCSE
12 78 (0.79%) CCIE
12 78 (0.79%) CCNP
13 71 (0.72%) SAFe Agilist
14 60 (0.61%) PMI Certification
15 58 (0.59%) DV Cleared
16 56 (0.57%) CCNA
17 54 (0.55%) CEH
18 51 (0.52%) CISM
19 47 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (4.58%) Data Quality
2 446 (4.51%) QA
3 133 (1.35%) SLA
4 103 (1.04%) GDPR
5 86 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 58 (0.59%) PMO
7 47 (0.48%) GCP
8 36 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 35 (0.35%) PCI DSS
10 33 (0.33%) COBIT
11 25 (0.25%) MiFID
12 23 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
13 18 (0.18%) WCAG
14 17 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 16 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 13 (0.13%) IFRS
17 12 (0.12%) GPG13
17 12 (0.12%) IFRS 9
18 9 (0.091%) Solvency II
19 8 (0.081%) EMIR
System Software
1 427 (4.32%) Docker
2 190 (1.92%) HDFS
3 172 (1.74%) Active Directory
4 120 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 113 (1.14%) Apache Flume
6 69 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 36 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 32 (0.32%) Hyper-V
9 31 (0.31%) Snort
10 27 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 22 (0.22%) XenApp
12 20 (0.20%) NFS
13 15 (0.15%) XenDesktop
14 13 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (0.12%) Firmware
15 12 (0.12%) KVM
16 11 (0.11%) VMware NSX
17 9 (0.091%) pfSense
17 9 (0.091%) Samba
18 8 (0.081%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 208 (2.11%) Ansible
2 187 (1.89%) Kubernetes
3 138 (1.40%) Terraform
4 133 (1.35%) Puppet
5 122 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 92 (0.93%) Oozie
7 60 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
8 58 (0.59%) Kibana
9 54 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
10 42 (0.43%) RSA Security Analytics
11 30 (0.30%) SCCM
12 27 (0.27%) Suricata
13 24 (0.24%) Ambari
13 24 (0.24%) Mesos
13 24 (0.24%) NetBackup
14 23 (0.23%) Nagios
15 22 (0.22%) ZABBIX
16 21 (0.21%) QRadar
17 20 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
18 17 (0.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,383 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 1,183 (11.97%) Google
3 1,024 (10.36%) Tableau
4 761 (7.70%) Oracle
5 448 (4.53%) Adobe
6 415 (4.20%) SAP
7 249 (2.52%) Informatica
8 238 (2.41%) Talend
9 232 (2.35%) IBM
10 206 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
11 205 (2.07%) Cloudera
12 160 (1.62%) Cognos
13 157 (1.59%) Splunk
14 153 (1.55%) VMware
15 151 (1.53%) Cisco
16 141 (1.43%) Cognizant
17 140 (1.42%) Alteryx
17 140 (1.42%) Twitter
18 135 (1.37%) Hortonworks
18 135 (1.37%) MicroStrategy