Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 34 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 9,117 4,333 9,499
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 8.07% 6.37% 6.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.61% 6.87% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5,531 3,148 7,254
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,962 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £101,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 105,933 63,073 132,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.76% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72,165 51,056 105,945
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Top 19 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 1 August 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 +5 8,164 £61,500 -1.60% 1,322
London +9 4,874 £70,000 - 701
UK excluding London +17 3,530 £50,000 - 671
Work from Home +8 1,391 £60,000 - 224
North of England +23 885 £52,500 +5.00% 220
South East +10 840 £55,000 - 171
Midlands +19 577 £50,000 - 122
South West +20 565 £47,500 +5.56% 54
North West +19 493 £51,350 +2.70% 133
West Midlands +21 423 £52,500 +3.96% 81
Yorkshire +50 345 £55,000 +12.24% 59
East of England +12 275 £55,000 +10.00% 48
Scotland -11 231 £54,000 +11.92% 46
East Midlands +2 152 £45,500 +1.11% 40
Wales -6 74 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Northern Ireland +10 57 £42,500 -2.86% 4
North East -4 49 £45,000 -3.23% 28
Isle of Man - 30 £37,500 -
Channel Islands -1 1 £50,000 -23.08%

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3,371 (36.97%) SQL
2 2,934 (32.18%) Python
3 2,871 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
4 2,381 (26.12%) Business Intelligence
5 2,271 (24.91%) Finance
6 2,205 (24.19%) Social Skills
7 2,191 (24.03%) Data Analytics
8 2,141 (23.48%) Azure
9 2,125 (23.31%) AWS
10 1,744 (19.13%) Data Science
11 1,714 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
12 1,432 (15.71%) Visualisation
13 1,426 (15.64%) Power Platform
14 1,410 (15.47%) Problem-Solving
15 1,403 (15.39%) Degree
16 1,383 (15.17%) Java
16 1,383 (15.17%) Power BI
17 1,341 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
18 1,331 (14.60%) DevOps
19 1,327 (14.56%) Machine Learning
20 1,318 (14.46%) Software Engineering
21 1,301 (14.27%) JavaScript
22 1,300 (14.26%) Google
23 1,289 (14.14%) Big Data
24 1,283 (14.07%) Marketing
25 1,259 (13.81%) Artificial Intelligence
26 1,215 (13.33%) ETL
27 1,185 (13.00%) Docker
28 1,083 (11.88%) Microsoft
29 1,063 (11.66%) Tableau

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
1 656 (7.20%) Apache Spark
2 321 (3.52%) SAS
3 280 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
4 238 (2.61%) Apache
5 228 (2.50%) Apache Airflow
6 200 (2.19%) CMS
7 199 (2.18%) Confluence
8 100 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 56 (0.61%) WordPress
10 42 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 31 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 31 (0.34%) Luigi
12 29 (0.32%) nginx
13 23 (0.25%) Drupal
14 22 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
15 21 (0.23%) Jupyter
16 20 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
16 20 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
17 19 (0.21%) IIS
18 17 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 512 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 200 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 105 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 88 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 84 (0.92%) Sketch
6 74 (0.81%) Figma
7 71 (0.78%) InVision
8 66 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
9 51 (0.56%) Photoshop
10 33 (0.36%) Adobe XD
11 32 (0.35%) SPSS
12 30 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
13 29 (0.32%) Chatbot
14 28 (0.31%) Campfire
15 18 (0.20%) Marvel
16 16 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 11 (0.12%) UserZoom
18 8 (0.088%) Microsoft Project
18 8 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
18 8 (0.088%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 60 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 60 (0.66%) Shopify
2 59 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
3 52 (0.57%) Magento
4 47 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
5 44 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
6 37 (0.41%) FastStats
7 36 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
8 30 (0.33%) SAP BPC
9 25 (0.27%) SAP ERP
10 21 (0.23%) IBM Planning Analytics
11 18 (0.20%) NetSuite
12 17 (0.19%) Sentinel
13 16 (0.18%) WebTrends
14 15 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 13 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
16 10 (0.11%) Primavera
17 9 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
18 8 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
18 8 (0.088%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2,141 (23.48%) Azure
2 2,125 (23.31%) AWS
3 1,426 (15.64%) Power Platform
4 1,051 (11.53%) GCP
5 666 (7.31%) Google Analytics
6 657 (7.21%) Serverless
7 470 (5.16%) SaaS
8 383 (4.20%) Snowflake
9 376 (4.12%) GitHub
10 336 (3.69%) Azure Data Factory
11 280 (3.07%) PaaS
12 258 (2.83%) AWS Lambda
13 217 (2.38%) Amazon S3
14 184 (2.02%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 179 (1.96%) IaaS
16 155 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
17 141 (1.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 133 (1.46%) Microsoft 365
19 129 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
20 121 (1.33%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (1.48%) Internet
2 133 (1.46%) Firewall
3 102 (1.12%) Broadband
4 74 (0.81%) DNS
5 69 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 60 (0.66%) HTTP
6 60 (0.66%) VPN
7 25 (0.27%) SMS
8 22 (0.24%) Extranet
9 20 (0.22%) Unified Communications
10 17 (0.19%) 5G
10 17 (0.19%) Bluetooth
10 17 (0.19%) DVB
10 17 (0.19%) Network Security
10 17 (0.19%) SNA
11 16 (0.18%) 4G
12 15 (0.16%) AMQP
13 14 (0.15%) DHCP
13 14 (0.15%) WebEx
14 11 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,383 (15.17%) Power BI
2 1,341 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1,289 (14.14%) Big Data
4 1,063 (11.66%) Tableau
5 847 (9.29%) SQL Server
6 618 (6.78%) NoSQL
7 521 (5.71%) Data Lake
8 480 (5.26%) Hadoop
9 469 (5.14%) Relational Database
10 459 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
11 456 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 374 (4.10%) Amazon Redshift
13 369 (4.05%) MySQL
14 356 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 339 (3.72%) MongoDB
16 334 (3.66%) BigQuery
17 310 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 228 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
19 217 (2.38%) Metadata
20 194 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 691 (7.58%) Jenkins
2 549 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 441 (4.84%) JIRA
4 151 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 92 (1.01%) Cypress.io
6 90 (0.99%) Visual Studio
7 85 (0.93%) GitLab
8 79 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 73 (0.80%) Vagrant
10 68 (0.75%) Maven
11 59 (0.65%) CircleCI
11 59 (0.65%) Selenium
12 54 (0.59%) TeamCity
13 49 (0.54%) Gradle
14 47 (0.52%) Artifactory
14 47 (0.52%) webpack
15 45 (0.49%) Bitbucket
16 43 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
17 41 (0.45%) JUnit
18 39 (0.43%) Cucumber
General
1 2,271 (24.91%) Finance
2 2,205 (24.19%) Social Skills
3 1,714 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
4 1,283 (14.07%) Marketing
5 592 (6.49%) Retail
6 419 (4.60%) Banking
7 358 (3.93%) Presentation Skills
8 310 (3.40%) Front Office
9 299 (3.28%) Legal
10 269 (2.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 246 (2.70%) Law
12 225 (2.47%) Influencing Skills
13 224 (2.46%) Advertising
14 219 (2.40%) Organisational Skills
15 217 (2.38%) Games
16 187 (2.05%) Manufacturing
17 183 (2.01%) Public Sector
18 142 (1.56%) Publishing
19 133 (1.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
20 131 (1.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,784 (19.57%) Developer
2 1,222 (13.40%) Analyst
3 825 (9.05%) Data Engineer
4 764 (8.38%) Architect
5 517 (5.67%) Software Engineer
6 460 (5.05%) Data Analyst
7 399 (4.38%) Consultant
8 386 (4.23%) Data Architect
9 314 (3.44%) Data Scientist
10 298 (3.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 275 (3.02%) Senior Developer
12 260 (2.85%) Azure Engineer
13 240 (2.63%) Java Developer
14 208 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
15 189 (2.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 178 (1.95%) Python Developer
17 174 (1.91%) DevOps Engineer
18 173 (1.90%) Senior Analyst
19 167 (1.83%) Business Analyst
19 167 (1.83%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 875 (9.60%) React
2 652 (7.15%) HTML
3 567 (6.22%) CSS
4 566 (6.21%) Node.js
5 536 (5.88%) Kafka
6 512 (5.62%) REST
7 452 (4.96%) .NET
8 450 (4.94%) AngularJS
9 435 (4.77%) GraphQL
10 384 (4.21%) Web Services
11 289 (3.17%) Spring
12 238 (2.61%) RESTful
13 229 (2.51%) Middleware
14 201 (2.20%) Redux
15 159 (1.74%) React Native
16 154 (1.69%) Vue.js
17 151 (1.66%) .NET Core
18 148 (1.62%) HTML5
19 147 (1.61%) Hibernate
20 144 (1.58%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 809 (8.87%) User Experience
2 355 (3.89%) Algorithms
3 346 (3.80%) Derivative
4 309 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 271 (2.97%) Social Media
6 253 (2.78%) Hedge funds
7 252 (2.76%) Data Structures
7 252 (2.76%) Equities
8 238 (2.61%) Life Science
9 232 (2.54%) Mobile App
10 220 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
11 193 (2.12%) Fixed Income
12 189 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
13 173 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 157 (1.72%) Virtual Team
15 120 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
16 117 (1.28%) Data Centre
17 116 (1.27%) Public Cloud
18 114 (1.25%) Cloud Native
19 109 (1.20%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 531 (5.82%) Linux
2 244 (2.68%) Windows
3 157 (1.72%) Android
4 138 (1.51%) Apple iOS
5 122 (1.34%) Unix
6 56 (0.61%) Windows Server
7 49 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (0.49%) CentOS
9 28 (0.31%) VMS
10 23 (0.25%) Mesosphere
11 18 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 16 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 15 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.14%) Windows 10
15 12 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
16 10 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
17 6 (0.066%) Alpine Linux
17 6 (0.066%) Windows Server 2008
18 3 (0.033%) Solaris
19 2 (0.022%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,871 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
2 2,381 (26.12%) Business Intelligence
3 2,191 (24.03%) Data Analytics
4 1,744 (19.13%) Data Science
5 1,432 (15.71%) Visualisation
6 1,410 (15.47%) Problem-Solving
7 1,331 (14.60%) DevOps
8 1,327 (14.56%) Machine Learning
9 1,318 (14.46%) Software Engineering
10 1,259 (13.81%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1,215 (13.33%) ETL
12 1,061 (11.64%) Data Modelling
13 909 (9.97%) Computer Science
14 887 (9.73%) Microservices
15 839 (9.20%) Data Visualisation
16 806 (8.84%) Scrum
17 776 (8.51%) Data Engineering
18 745 (8.17%) Data Management
19 736 (8.07%) Data Pipeline
20 681 (7.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3,371 (36.97%) SQL
2 2,934 (32.18%) Python
3 1,383 (15.17%) Java
4 1,301 (14.27%) JavaScript
5 639 (7.01%) R
6 613 (6.72%) C#
7 554 (6.08%) TypeScript
8 386 (4.23%) C++
9 359 (3.94%) Scala
10 325 (3.56%) T-SQL
11 291 (3.19%) C
12 290 (3.18%) PowerShell
13 273 (2.99%) Go
14 193 (2.12%) PHP
15 186 (2.04%) Java 8
16 173 (1.90%) Bash Shell
17 150 (1.65%) Ruby
18 139 (1.52%) Kotlin
19 128 (1.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 128 (1.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,403 (15.39%) Degree
2 445 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 367 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 307 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 202 (2.22%) PhD
6 131 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
7 127 (1.39%) Master's Degree
8 64 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 54 (0.59%) CISSP
10 51 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 46 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
12 44 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
13 33 (0.36%) CISM
14 31 (0.34%) AWS Certification
15 29 (0.32%) MBA
16 28 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
17 26 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
18 24 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 22 (0.24%) CISA
20 19 (0.21%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 508 (5.57%) Data Quality
2 459 (5.03%) QA
3 279 (3.06%) GDPR
4 108 (1.18%) Accessibility
5 51 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 50 (0.55%) SLA
7 45 (0.49%) CDISC
8 35 (0.38%) Good Clinical Practice
9 32 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
9 32 (0.35%) PMO
10 24 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 24 (0.26%) WCAG
11 21 (0.23%) NIST
11 21 (0.23%) Solvency II
12 20 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
13 15 (0.16%) COBIT
14 14 (0.15%) GxP
15 12 (0.13%) GRC
16 11 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 8 (0.088%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1,185 (13.00%) Docker
2 122 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 71 (0.78%) VirtualBox
4 63 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 27 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (0.27%) HDFS
7 16 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 16 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 14 (0.15%) KVM
9 8 (0.088%) Apache Flume
9 8 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.066%) Xen
11 5 (0.055%) Firmware
11 5 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.055%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.044%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (0.044%) Snort
12 4 (0.044%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.044%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 918 (10.07%) Kubernetes
2 679 (7.45%) Terraform
3 353 (3.87%) Ansible
4 162 (1.78%) Prometheus
5 155 (1.70%) Puppet
6 139 (1.52%) Grafana
7 136 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
8 93 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
9 42 (0.46%) Istio
10 39 (0.43%) Kibana
11 29 (0.32%) logstash
12 23 (0.25%) Automic
13 19 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
13 19 (0.21%) ZABBIX
14 16 (0.18%) Kubeflow
15 14 (0.15%) CFEngine
15 14 (0.15%) Demisto
15 14 (0.15%) Packer
16 13 (0.14%) SCCM
17 12 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1,300 (14.26%) Google
2 1,083 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 509 (5.58%) Oracle
4 399 (4.38%) Databricks
5 327 (3.59%) SAP
6 319 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
7 297 (3.26%) Adobe
8 217 (2.38%) IBM
9 148 (1.62%) Talend
10 138 (1.51%) Informatica
11 135 (1.48%) Alteryx
12 121 (1.33%) Cloudera
13 112 (1.23%) Splunk
14 109 (1.20%) Facebook
15 95 (1.04%) Teradata
16 91 (1.00%) Hortonworks
17 77 (0.84%) Cognos
18 76 (0.83%) Instagram
19 69 (0.76%) ServiceNow
20 68 (0.75%) New Relic