Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 59 57
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 10084 8630 10178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.60% 4.54% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.23% 5.08% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7432 7014 7842
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,459
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.88% +2.92%
10th Percentile £31,113 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

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 161983 169953 194669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 127876 141202 160286
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +15 9536 £55,000 - 517
London +2 5914 £62,500 +4.17% 305
UK excluding London +9 3966 £45,000 - 235
North of England +20 1146 £45,000 +12.50% 64
South East -4 1061 £47,500 -5.00% 73
North West +18 697 £45,000 +12.50% 38
Midlands +47 618 £42,500 +13.33% 25
West Midlands +55 438 £42,500 +13.33% 20
Yorkshire +48 419 £40,000 -11.11% 23
South West +23 392 £47,500 - 24
East of England -20 391 £47,000 -8.74% 26
Scotland +15 343 £42,500 -6.59% 17
East Midlands +17 172 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Wales -1 40 £35,000 +20.69% 4
North East -38 25 £37,000 -7.50% 3
Northern Ireland -19 15 £35,000 -12.50% 2

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Analytics.

1 3634 (36.04%) SQL
2 3147 (31.21%) Finance
3 2974 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
4 2448 (24.28%) Data Analytics
5 2332 (23.13%) Business Intelligence
6 2216 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
7 2073 (20.56%) Big Data
8 2061 (20.44%) Python
9 1849 (18.34%) Degree
10 1801 (17.86%) Marketing
11 1580 (15.67%) Java
12 1457 (14.45%) Banking
13 1445 (14.33%) JavaScript
14 1378 (13.67%) SQL Server
15 1338 (13.27%) Microsoft
16 1335 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
17 1312 (13.01%) Google
18 1187 (11.77%) HTML
19 1171 (11.61%) Tableau
20 1151 (11.41%) Visualisation
21 1054 (10.45%) Hadoop
22 1041 (10.32%) Oracle
23 1022 (10.13%) C#
24 1017 (10.09%) R
25 1000 (9.92%) CSS
26 999 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
27 993 (9.85%) Computer Science
28 990 (9.82%) Machine Learning
29 977 (9.69%) Mathematics
30 976 (9.68%) 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
1 900 (8.93%) SAS
2 887 (8.80%) Apache Spark
3 297 (2.95%) CMS
4 269 (2.67%) Apache
5 234 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
6 128 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 125 (1.24%) Confluence
8 122 (1.21%) Tomcat
9 114 (1.13%) Apache Pig
10 107 (1.06%) JBoss
11 98 (0.97%) WordPress
12 71 (0.70%) WebSphere
13 65 (0.64%) IIS
14 53 (0.53%) Apache Solr
15 45 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 45 (0.45%) WebLogic
16 37 (0.37%) OpenStack
17 36 (0.36%) nginx
18 35 (0.35%) EPiServer
19 34 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 974 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 273 (2.71%) SPSS
3 260 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
4 236 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 101 (1.00%) Photoshop
6 57 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
7 56 (0.56%) MS Visio
8 44 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 44 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 36 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
10 33 (0.33%) InVision
11 16 (0.16%) S-PLUS
12 15 (0.15%) Chatbot
13 10 (0.099%) Stata
14 9 (0.089%) InDesign
14 9 (0.089%) SPSS Modeler
15 7 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
16 6 (0.060%) Fireworks
16 6 (0.060%) Mathematica
17 5 (0.050%) EViews
Business Applications
1 65 (0.64%) WebTrends
2 63 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 62 (0.61%) Magento
4 45 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 42 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
6 40 (0.40%) Eloqua
7 37 (0.37%) SAP ERP
8 34 (0.34%) Actimize
9 33 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 33 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
10 22 (0.22%) SAP CO
10 22 (0.22%) SAP FI
10 22 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
11 21 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
12 19 (0.19%) SessionCam
13 18 (0.18%) SAP InfiniteInsight
14 17 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
15 16 (0.16%) Shopify
16 14 (0.14%) NetSuite
16 14 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 999 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 904 (8.96%) Google Analytics
3 865 (8.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 396 (3.93%) SaaS
5 247 (2.45%) Adobe Analytics
6 205 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 189 (1.87%) AdWords
8 182 (1.80%) GitHub
9 169 (1.68%) PaaS
10 155 (1.54%) IaaS
11 120 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
12 105 (1.04%) Azure Machine Learning
13 99 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
14 87 (0.86%) Google Tag Manager
15 81 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
16 57 (0.57%) npm
17 48 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
17 48 (0.48%) Office 365
18 36 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
18 36 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 138 (1.37%) Internet
2 114 (1.13%) Firewall
3 105 (1.04%) HTTP
4 77 (0.76%) Network Security
5 69 (0.68%) DNS
6 65 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 46 (0.46%) SSL
8 45 (0.45%) VPN
9 40 (0.40%) BGP
10 39 (0.39%) OSPF
11 34 (0.34%) SMS
12 32 (0.32%) IPsec
13 31 (0.31%) MPLS
14 28 (0.28%) Wireless
15 24 (0.24%) WAN
16 23 (0.23%) LAN
17 22 (0.22%) LDAP
18 20 (0.20%) DHCP
19 19 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
20 18 (0.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2073 (20.56%) Big Data
2 1378 (13.67%) SQL Server
3 1335 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
4 1054 (10.45%) Hadoop
5 702 (6.96%) NoSQL
6 541 (5.36%) Power BI
7 530 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 501 (4.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 494 (4.90%) Relational Database
10 480 (4.76%) QlikView
11 436 (4.32%) MySQL
12 363 (3.60%) MongoDB
13 346 (3.43%) Data Mining
14 327 (3.24%) Apache Hive
15 314 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
16 289 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 274 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
18 251 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
19 197 (1.95%) Base SAS
20 194 (1.92%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 484 (4.80%) JIRA
2 453 (4.49%) Git (software)
3 341 (3.38%) Jenkins
4 159 (1.58%) Visual Studio
5 148 (1.47%) Maven
6 135 (1.34%) Selenium
7 122 (1.21%) ProC
8 120 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
9 118 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 114 (1.13%) Subversion
11 111 (1.10%) TeamCity
12 106 (1.05%) Cucumber
13 100 (0.99%) JUnit
14 99 (0.98%) gulp
15 84 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 72 (0.71%) Mocha
17 70 (0.69%) Mockito
18 64 (0.63%) RStudio
19 62 (0.61%) Axure RP
19 62 (0.61%) Grunt
General
1 3147 (31.21%) Finance
2 1801 (17.86%) Marketing
3 1457 (14.45%) Banking
4 826 (8.19%) Investment Banking
5 756 (7.50%) Retail
6 732 (7.26%) Retail Banking
7 344 (3.41%) Front Office
8 271 (2.69%) Telecoms
9 237 (2.35%) Advertising
10 222 (2.20%) Legal
11 194 (1.92%) Games
12 192 (1.90%) Manufacturing
13 179 (1.78%) Publishing
14 149 (1.48%) Electronics
15 144 (1.43%) Law
16 107 (1.06%) Financial Institution
17 93 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
18 76 (0.75%) Back Office
19 73 (0.72%) Billing
20 48 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2424 (24.04%) Developer
2 1777 (17.62%) Analyst
3 965 (9.57%) Consultant
4 647 (6.42%) Architect
5 495 (4.91%) Data Scientist
6 479 (4.75%) Data Analyst
7 415 (4.12%) Senior Developer
8 373 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 337 (3.34%) Analytics Manager
10 327 (3.24%) Software Engineer
11 303 (3.00%) Java Developer
12 296 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 285 (2.83%) Data Architect
14 243 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
15 240 (2.38%) C# Developer
16 239 (2.37%) Analytics Consultant
17 234 (2.32%) SQL Developer
18 230 (2.28%) Data Engineer
19 228 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
20 223 (2.21%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1187 (11.77%) HTML
2 1000 (9.92%) CSS
3 819 (8.12%) .NET
4 643 (6.38%) AngularJS
5 550 (5.45%) Web Services
6 478 (4.74%) jQuery
7 445 (4.41%) Node.js
8 408 (4.05%) HTML5
9 344 (3.41%) ASP.NET
10 327 (3.24%) React
11 311 (3.08%) Spring
12 309 (3.06%) RESTful
13 299 (2.97%) REST
14 273 (2.71%) CSS3
15 238 (2.36%) XML
16 228 (2.26%) Kafka
17 218 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 207 (2.05%) JSON
19 189 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
20 158 (1.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2216 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
2 993 (9.85%) Computer Science
3 923 (9.15%) User Experience
4 525 (5.21%) Algorithms
5 389 (3.86%) Management Information System
6 370 (3.67%) Social Media
7 339 (3.36%) Credit Risk
8 333 (3.30%) Derivative
9 294 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
10 264 (2.62%) Mobile App
11 254 (2.52%) Fintech
12 253 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 250 (2.48%) Equities
13 250 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
14 237 (2.35%) Data Structures
15 138 (1.37%) Data Centre
16 116 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
17 108 (1.07%) OTC Derivatives
18 106 (1.05%) Fixed Income
19 103 (1.02%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 858 (8.51%) Linux
2 503 (4.99%) Unix
3 415 (4.12%) Windows
4 147 (1.46%) Android
5 115 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 58 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 33 (0.33%) CentOS
8 28 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 26 (0.26%) Solaris
10 19 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 14 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.12%) FreeBSD
12 12 (0.12%) Windows Phone
13 10 (0.099%) Windows Phone 8
14 9 (0.089%) Kali Linux
14 9 (0.089%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.079%) AIX
15 8 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.069%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2974 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
2 2448 (24.28%) Data Analytics
3 2332 (23.13%) Business Intelligence
4 1151 (11.41%) Visualisation
5 990 (9.82%) Machine Learning
6 977 (9.69%) Mathematics
7 976 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 962 (9.54%) ETL
9 921 (9.13%) Asset Management
10 824 (8.17%) Scrum
10 824 (8.17%) Software Engineering
11 806 (7.99%) Data Management
12 800 (7.93%) Project Management
13 794 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 726 (7.20%) Data Analysis
15 719 (7.13%) Wealth Management
16 668 (6.62%) E-Commerce
17 636 (6.31%) Data Visualisation
18 612 (6.07%) DevOps
19 584 (5.79%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3634 (36.04%) SQL
2 2061 (20.44%) Python
3 1580 (15.67%) Java
4 1445 (14.33%) JavaScript
5 1022 (10.13%) C#
6 1017 (10.09%) R
7 511 (5.07%) Scala
8 480 (4.76%) C++
9 358 (3.55%) T-SQL
10 301 (2.98%) PHP
11 289 (2.87%) VBA
12 259 (2.57%) PL/SQL
13 252 (2.50%) Perl
14 225 (2.23%) C
15 183 (1.81%) PowerShell
16 180 (1.79%) MATLAB
17 169 (1.68%) Bash Shell
18 143 (1.42%) Ruby
19 133 (1.32%) SAS Macro
20 122 (1.21%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 1849 (18.34%) Degree
2 356 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 259 (2.57%) PhD
4 246 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 197 (1.95%) Numerate Degree
6 167 (1.66%) SC Cleared
7 140 (1.39%) Master's Degree
8 119 (1.18%) CISSP
9 91 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 64 (0.63%) CISA
11 62 (0.61%) CISM
12 56 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 50 (0.50%) PMI Certification
14 48 (0.48%) ISEB
15 45 (0.45%) GIAC
16 44 (0.44%) PMP
17 41 (0.41%) CEH
18 38 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
19 34 (0.34%) ISTQB
20 33 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 455 (4.51%) Data Quality
2 402 (3.99%) QA
3 93 (0.92%) Basel III
4 90 (0.89%) SLA
5 87 (0.86%) GDPR
6 78 (0.77%) PMO
7 75 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 68 (0.67%) Actionable Recommendations
9 32 (0.32%) GCP
10 21 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 18 (0.18%) GPG13
12 15 (0.15%) MiFID
13 14 (0.14%) WCAG
14 8 (0.079%) CRD IV
14 8 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials
14 8 (0.079%) EMIR
14 8 (0.079%) IFRS
14 8 (0.079%) IFRS 9
15 7 (0.069%) COBIT
15 7 (0.069%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 334 (3.31%) Docker
2 102 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 93 (0.92%) HDFS
4 75 (0.74%) Apache Flume
5 47 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 24 (0.24%) Snort
8 20 (0.20%) Hyper-V
9 15 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 15 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.12%) NFS
11 11 (0.11%) KVM
12 9 (0.089%) Samba
13 8 (0.079%) ProxySG
13 8 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.060%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.030%) Postfix
15 3 (0.030%) vSphere
15 3 (0.030%) Xen
16 2 (0.020%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 186 (1.84%) Puppet
2 142 (1.41%) Ansible
3 102 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 70 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 57 (0.57%) Terraform
6 35 (0.35%) Oozie
7 31 (0.31%) SCCM
8 30 (0.30%) Kibana
9 29 (0.29%) Mesos
9 29 (0.29%) Nagios
10 25 (0.25%) RSA Security Analytics
11 24 (0.24%) Nessus
11 24 (0.24%) Nexpose
11 24 (0.24%) QRadar
12 22 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
13 21 (0.21%) Grafana
14 19 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
15 18 (0.18%) Marathon
15 18 (0.18%) ZABBIX
16 17 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1338 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 1312 (13.01%) Google
3 1171 (11.61%) Tableau
4 1041 (10.32%) Oracle
5 442 (4.38%) Adobe
6 429 (4.25%) SAP
7 219 (2.17%) IBM
8 208 (2.06%) Cognos
9 201 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
10 161 (1.60%) Informatica
11 142 (1.41%) Splunk
12 120 (1.19%) Talend
13 116 (1.15%) Alteryx
14 111 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
15 108 (1.07%) Cisco
16 103 (1.02%) Cloudera
17 102 (1.01%) Teradata
17 102 (1.01%) Twitter
18 95 (0.94%) Facebook
19 90 (0.89%) Hortonworks