Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 41 55
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 9,830 9,995 9,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.80% 5.73% 5.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.39% 6.23% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7,309 7,314 6,989
UK median annual salary £57,275 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.14% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 132,973 160,462 159,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.04% 91.96% 91.76%
Number of salaries quoted 104,394 128,922 129,810
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +8 9,106 £57,500 +4.55% 655
London +2 5,093 £65,000 - 324
UK excluding London +26 4,408 £47,500 - 386
South East +27 1,433 £52,500 +5.00% 101
North of England +27 980 £45,000 - 78
Midlands -2 607 £45,000 +5.88% 55
North West +45 593 £45,000 -5.26% 48
South West +44 580 £52,500 +16.67% 58
West Midlands -8 412 £45,100 +2.50% 38
Scotland +18 360 £45,100 +0.22% 39
East of England +9 336 £52,500 -4.55% 39
Yorkshire -3 324 £45,000 - 25
East Midlands +42 184 £43,000 +7.50% 17
Wales +44 83 £39,750 -16.32% 15
North East +29 63 £45,000 +7.60% 5
Northern Ireland -6 43 £40,750 +25.38% 1
Channel Islands - 3 £75,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 3,240 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
2 3,211 (32.67%) SQL
3 2,726 (27.73%) Business Intelligence
4 2,648 (26.94%) Python
5 2,462 (25.05%) Data Analytics
6 2,152 (21.89%) Finance
7 1,874 (19.06%) Big Data
8 1,799 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
9 1,695 (17.24%) Java
10 1,597 (16.25%) Data Science
11 1,541 (15.68%) Degree
12 1,461 (14.86%) Machine Learning
13 1,440 (14.65%) Microsoft Azure
14 1,439 (14.64%) Data Warehouse
15 1,421 (14.46%) Visualisation
16 1,398 (14.22%) Microsoft
17 1,396 (14.20%) Amazon AWS
18 1,322 (13.45%) Marketing
19 1,250 (12.72%) SQL Server
20 1,208 (12.29%) Tableau
21 1,179 (11.99%) Power Platform
22 1,170 (11.90%) Power BI
23 1,169 (11.89%) ETL
24 1,160 (11.80%) DevOps
25 1,148 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
26 1,127 (11.46%) Software Engineering
27 1,070 (10.89%) Artificial Intelligence
28 1,056 (10.74%) JavaScript
29 1,040 (10.58%) Google
30 1,031 (10.49%) Hadoop

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
1 912 (9.28%) Apache Spark
2 341 (3.47%) SAS
3 283 (2.88%) Apache
4 254 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
5 216 (2.20%) CMS
6 122 (1.24%) Apache Pig
7 111 (1.13%) SharePoint
8 107 (1.09%) Confluence
9 76 (0.77%) WordPress
10 52 (0.53%) IIS
11 51 (0.52%) Apache Solr
12 42 (0.43%) Umbraco
13 41 (0.42%) Drupal
14 34 (0.35%) Tomcat
15 30 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 26 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 25 (0.25%) JBoss
18 19 (0.19%) Skype for Business
19 18 (0.18%) WebSphere
20 16 (0.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 600 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 275 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
3 155 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 99 (1.01%) Sketch
5 85 (0.86%) SPSS
6 77 (0.78%) Photoshop
7 61 (0.62%) InVision
8 49 (0.50%) Chatbot
9 48 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
10 44 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
11 42 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 38 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
12 38 (0.39%) MS Visio
13 30 (0.31%) Fireworks
14 25 (0.25%) Stata
15 23 (0.23%) Marvel
15 23 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
16 12 (0.12%) InDesign
17 10 (0.10%) Zeplin
18 7 (0.071%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 128 (1.30%) SAP S/4HANA
2 67 (0.68%) SAP BPC
3 47 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 37 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 31 (0.32%) Eloqua
6 30 (0.31%) Magento
7 29 (0.30%) SAP ERP
8 27 (0.27%) WebTrends
9 20 (0.20%) SAP FI
10 19 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
10 19 (0.19%) NetSuite
10 19 (0.19%) SAP CO
10 19 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
11 17 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
11 17 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
12 16 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 14 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
13 14 (0.14%) SAP HCM
14 13 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
15 9 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,440 (14.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,396 (14.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1,179 (11.99%) Power Platform
4 596 (6.06%) Google Analytics
5 492 (5.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 385 (3.92%) SaaS
7 270 (2.75%) Serverless
8 269 (2.74%) PaaS
9 218 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
10 187 (1.90%) Office 365
11 177 (1.80%) Amazon S3
12 158 (1.61%) Adobe Analytics
13 146 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
14 140 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
15 132 (1.34%) IaaS
16 113 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
17 86 (0.87%) GitHub
18 80 (0.81%) Amazon ECS
19 76 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
20 70 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 176 (1.79%) Internet
2 168 (1.71%) Firewall
3 110 (1.12%) Network Security
4 96 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 92 (0.94%) DNS
6 91 (0.93%) VPN
7 73 (0.74%) HTTP
8 52 (0.53%) BGP
8 52 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
9 45 (0.46%) OSPF
9 45 (0.46%) WAN
10 43 (0.44%) Intranet
10 43 (0.44%) IPsec
11 42 (0.43%) Wireless
12 41 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
13 40 (0.41%) Bluetooth
14 38 (0.39%) LAN
15 37 (0.38%) MPLS
16 36 (0.37%) DHCP
17 35 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,874 (19.06%) Big Data
2 1,439 (14.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1,250 (12.72%) SQL Server
4 1,170 (11.90%) Power BI
5 1,031 (10.49%) Hadoop
6 682 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 628 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 606 (6.16%) NoSQL
9 510 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 457 (4.65%) Data Lake
11 446 (4.54%) QlikView
12 440 (4.48%) Apache Hive
13 384 (3.91%) Relational Database
14 365 (3.71%) MongoDB
15 344 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
16 290 (2.95%) Amazon Redshift
17 286 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
18 285 (2.90%) MySQL
19 239 (2.43%) Azure SQL Database
20 221 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 605 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 404 (4.11%) Jenkins
3 367 (3.73%) JIRA
4 176 (1.79%) Selenium
5 151 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 127 (1.29%) Maven
7 116 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 104 (1.06%) Cucumber
9 93 (0.95%) Eclipse
10 91 (0.93%) Artifactory
11 88 (0.90%) GitLab
12 83 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
13 77 (0.78%) Axure RP
14 72 (0.73%) Bitbucket
15 69 (0.70%) Vagrant
16 67 (0.68%) Eclipse RCP
17 64 (0.65%) Subversion
18 55 (0.56%) TeamCity
19 48 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 46 (0.47%) webpack
General
1 2,152 (21.89%) Finance
2 1,322 (13.45%) Marketing
3 871 (8.86%) Retail
4 502 (5.11%) Banking
5 268 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 239 (2.43%) Games
7 181 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 180 (1.83%) Legal
9 171 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 149 (1.52%) Law
11 139 (1.41%) Advertising
12 115 (1.17%) Front Office
13 113 (1.15%) Automotive
14 94 (0.96%) Electronics
15 84 (0.85%) Investment Banking
16 76 (0.77%) Publishing
17 63 (0.64%) Local Government
18 62 (0.63%) Financial Institution
19 57 (0.58%) Billing
20 32 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2,147 (21.84%) Developer
2 1,614 (16.42%) Analyst
3 735 (7.48%) Architect
4 599 (6.09%) Data Engineer
5 579 (5.89%) Consultant
6 493 (5.02%) Data Scientist
7 472 (4.80%) Data Analyst
8 434 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 417 (4.24%) Senior Developer
10 376 (3.83%) Business Analyst
11 339 (3.45%) Data Architect
12 322 (3.28%) Java Developer
13 318 (3.23%) Software Engineer
14 253 (2.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 253 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
15 248 (2.52%) Software Developer
16 224 (2.28%) Digital Analyst
17 215 (2.19%) Junior
18 211 (2.15%) Senior Analyst
19 195 (1.98%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 900 (9.16%) HTML
2 732 (7.45%) CSS
3 578 (5.88%) .NET
4 549 (5.58%) AngularJS
5 470 (4.78%) Kafka
6 457 (4.65%) Web Services
7 336 (3.42%) Node.js
8 321 (3.27%) React
9 276 (2.81%) REST
10 251 (2.55%) JSON
11 245 (2.49%) HTML5
12 229 (2.33%) jQuery
13 226 (2.30%) ASP.NET
14 202 (2.05%) Natural Language Processing
15 188 (1.91%) XML
16 168 (1.71%) MDX
17 166 (1.69%) RESTful
18 159 (1.62%) Vue.js
19 152 (1.55%) Middleware
20 148 (1.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1,799 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
2 986 (10.03%) User Experience
3 625 (6.36%) Algorithms
4 401 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 323 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
6 302 (3.07%) Data Structures
7 252 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
8 240 (2.44%) Social Media
9 205 (2.09%) Mobile App
10 165 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 152 (1.55%) Robotics
12 145 (1.48%) Virtual Team
13 113 (1.15%) Public Cloud
14 97 (0.99%) Data Centre
15 82 (0.83%) Hedge funds
16 79 (0.80%) Life Science
17 78 (0.79%) Internet of Things
18 68 (0.69%) Equities
19 67 (0.68%) FMCG
20 64 (0.65%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 829 (8.43%) Linux
2 496 (5.05%) Windows
3 303 (3.08%) Unix
4 236 (2.40%) Android
5 172 (1.75%) Windows Server
6 112 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 53 (0.54%) Windows 10
8 50 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 32 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 32 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 30 (0.31%) CentOS
13 26 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 19 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (0.16%) CatOS
16 12 (0.12%) VMS
17 9 (0.092%) Debian
18 6 (0.061%) Windows 8
19 5 (0.051%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,240 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
2 2,726 (27.73%) Business Intelligence
3 2,462 (25.05%) Data Analytics
4 1,597 (16.25%) Data Science
5 1,461 (14.86%) Machine Learning
6 1,421 (14.46%) Visualisation
7 1,169 (11.89%) ETL
8 1,160 (11.80%) DevOps
9 1,148 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
10 1,127 (11.46%) Software Engineering
11 1,070 (10.89%) Artificial Intelligence
12 996 (10.13%) Data Modelling
13 837 (8.51%) Scrum
14 823 (8.37%) Data Analysis
15 805 (8.19%) Computer Science
16 776 (7.89%) Data Visualisation
17 750 (7.63%) Mathematics
18 695 (7.07%) Project Management
19 649 (6.60%) Mentoring
20 638 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3,211 (32.67%) SQL
2 2,648 (26.94%) Python
3 1,695 (17.24%) Java
4 1,056 (10.74%) JavaScript
5 939 (9.55%) R
6 888 (9.03%) C#
7 556 (5.66%) Scala
8 520 (5.29%) C++
9 355 (3.61%) C
10 330 (3.36%) T-SQL
11 243 (2.47%) PHP
12 183 (1.86%) PowerShell
13 173 (1.76%) Bash Shell
14 170 (1.73%) MATLAB
15 167 (1.70%) VBA
16 165 (1.68%) PL/SQL
17 143 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 141 (1.43%) Ruby
19 138 (1.40%) Go
20 105 (1.07%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,541 (15.68%) Degree
2 513 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 307 (3.12%) SC Cleared
4 271 (2.76%) PhD
5 262 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 206 (2.10%) DV Cleared
7 100 (1.02%) CISSP
8 93 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 91 (0.93%) Master's Degree
10 89 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 70 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
12 60 (0.61%) CCNP
13 55 (0.56%) PMI Certification
14 45 (0.46%) CISA
15 44 (0.45%) MCSA
16 38 (0.39%) CCIE
17 36 (0.37%) AWS Certification
17 36 (0.37%) CISM
17 36 (0.37%) MCSE
18 34 (0.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 439 (4.47%) Data Quality
2 380 (3.87%) QA
3 184 (1.87%) GDPR
4 75 (0.76%) PMO
5 55 (0.56%) SLA
6 47 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 36 (0.37%) WAI
8 29 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
9 22 (0.22%) PCI DSS
10 18 (0.18%) Solvency II
11 9 (0.092%) MiFID
11 9 (0.092%) WCAG
12 8 (0.081%) IFRS
12 8 (0.081%) NIST
12 8 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials
13 7 (0.071%) ITGC
14 5 (0.051%) COBIT
15 4 (0.041%) EMIR
16 3 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 523 (5.32%) Docker
2 203 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 99 (1.01%) HDFS
4 86 (0.87%) Apache Flume
5 55 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 54 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (0.27%) vSphere
8 26 (0.26%) VirtualBox
9 23 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (0.21%) Varnish
11 18 (0.18%) BitLocker
11 18 (0.18%) XenApp
12 16 (0.16%) Hyper-V
13 11 (0.11%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.092%) Firmware
15 8 (0.081%) Virtual Desktop
16 7 (0.071%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.071%) vCloud
17 6 (0.061%) NFS
18 4 (0.041%) Samba
Systems Management
1 348 (3.54%) Ansible
2 277 (2.82%) Kubernetes
3 267 (2.72%) Terraform
4 160 (1.63%) Puppet
5 120 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 114 (1.16%) Oozie
7 104 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
8 47 (0.48%) SCCM
9 45 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
10 41 (0.42%) Kibana
11 29 (0.30%) Nagios
11 29 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
12 28 (0.28%) Ambari
13 18 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
14 17 (0.17%) FortiGate
15 16 (0.16%) logstash
15 16 (0.16%) RANCID
15 16 (0.16%) SCOM
16 15 (0.15%) Salt
16 15 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,398 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 1,208 (12.29%) Tableau
3 1,040 (10.58%) Google
4 647 (6.58%) Oracle
5 552 (5.62%) SAP
6 392 (3.99%) Adobe
7 262 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
8 241 (2.45%) Cloudera
9 230 (2.34%) IBM
10 223 (2.27%) Databricks
11 208 (2.12%) Informatica
12 145 (1.48%) Cognos
13 131 (1.33%) Hortonworks
14 112 (1.14%) Talend
15 111 (1.13%) Alteryx
16 109 (1.11%) Splunk
17 107 (1.09%) Teradata
18 101 (1.03%) VMware
19 100 (1.02%) Cisco
20 75 (0.76%) Red Hat