Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 32 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 5,052 8,131 9,516
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.84% 6.63% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.40% 7.20% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4,359 6,485 7,320
Median annual salary £60,000 £61,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +6.96% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £113,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%

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 68,274 112,953 137,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.49% 92.04% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 53,855 90,668 110,065
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -1 4,592 £60,000 -4.00% 968
London -2 2,550 £69,500 -0.71% 486
UK excluding London +5 2,198 £50,000 - 529
Work from Home -11 749 £60,000 -11.11% 164
North of England -5 531 £55,000 +17.02% 149
South East 0 501 £47,500 -17.39% 106
South West +17 388 £47,500 +5.56% 72
Midlands +7 372 £49,125 -0.48% 103
North West +9 281 £53,577 +14.31% 92
West Midlands +3 248 £50,469 +6.25% 77
Yorkshire +7 228 £60,000 +22.45% 32
Scotland -3 188 £52,500 - 32
East of England +9 149 £60,000 +9.09% 50
East Midlands +19 124 £42,500 -26.09% 25
Wales -10 33 £37,250 -25.50% 10
Northern Ireland +9 27 £42,500 +6.25% 7
North East -41 22 £43,750 -6.91% 25
Isle of Man - 12 £42,500 - 1
Channel Islands -2 1 £40,000 -38.46%

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 1,953 (38.66%) SQL
2 1,576 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
3 1,521 (30.11%) Python
4 1,416 (28.03%) Azure
5 1,357 (26.86%) Business Intelligence
6 1,302 (25.77%) Data Analytics
7 1,278 (25.30%) Finance
8 1,041 (20.61%) AWS
9 920 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
10 884 (17.50%) Data Science
11 804 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
12 801 (15.86%) Power Platform
13 798 (15.80%) Machine Learning
14 795 (15.74%) Microsoft
15 792 (15.68%) Java
16 786 (15.56%) Power BI
17 772 (15.28%) Big Data
18 769 (15.22%) DevOps
19 732 (14.49%) Visualisation
20 706 (13.97%) JavaScript
21 696 (13.78%) Degree
22 664 (13.14%) ETL
23 663 (13.12%) Marketing
24 645 (12.77%) Google
25 570 (11.28%) Software Engineering
26 566 (11.20%) Data Modelling
27 565 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
28 528 (10.45%) SQL Server
28 528 (10.45%) GCP
29 522 (10.33%) Artificial Intelligence

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
1 254 (5.03%) Apache Spark
2 212 (4.20%) SAS
3 122 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 121 (2.40%) Confluence
5 96 (1.90%) CMS
6 88 (1.74%) Apache
7 86 (1.70%) Apache Airflow
8 79 (1.56%) SharePoint
9 33 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 30 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 28 (0.55%) WordPress
12 23 (0.46%) Luigi
13 22 (0.44%) IIS
14 17 (0.34%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.26%) Drupal
16 12 (0.24%) ArcGIS
16 12 (0.24%) OpenStack
16 12 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
17 11 (0.22%) Apache Pig
18 8 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 303 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 106 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
3 60 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 43 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 36 (0.71%) Photoshop
6 34 (0.67%) Sketch
7 28 (0.55%) InVision
7 28 (0.55%) SPSS
8 24 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
9 22 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 22 (0.44%) Adobe XD
10 19 (0.38%) Figma
11 12 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
13 8 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
14 6 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
15 5 (0.099%) InDesign
16 4 (0.079%) Chatbot
17 3 (0.059%) SPSS Modeler
18 2 (0.040%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 30 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (0.46%) Shopify
4 21 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
5 20 (0.40%) Magento
6 19 (0.38%) Loan IQ
7 16 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
8 15 (0.30%) Actimize
9 14 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
10 13 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
10 13 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 11 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
11 11 (0.22%) SAP CRM
12 10 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 10 (0.20%) SAP BPC
13 9 (0.18%) NetSuite
13 9 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
13 9 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
14 8 (0.16%) Sentinel
14 8 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,416 (28.03%) Azure
2 1,041 (20.61%) AWS
3 801 (15.86%) Power Platform
4 528 (10.45%) GCP
5 347 (6.87%) Google Analytics
6 281 (5.56%) SaaS
7 209 (4.14%) PaaS
8 208 (4.12%) Azure Data Factory
9 139 (2.75%) Serverless
10 130 (2.57%) IaaS
11 98 (1.94%) Microsoft 365
12 84 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
13 63 (1.25%) Logic Apps
14 59 (1.17%) Datadog
15 53 (1.05%) Google Tag Manager
16 47 (0.93%) Amazon S3
17 46 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
17 46 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
17 46 (0.91%) Pulumi
18 45 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 112 (2.22%) Firewall
2 105 (2.08%) Internet
3 49 (0.97%) DNS
4 36 (0.71%) HTTP
5 35 (0.69%) VPN
6 26 (0.51%) SMS
7 22 (0.44%) TCP/IP
8 20 (0.40%) Skype
9 19 (0.38%) Unified Communications
10 18 (0.36%) WAN
11 16 (0.32%) BGP
12 15 (0.30%) Intranet
12 15 (0.30%) Network Security
13 13 (0.26%) OSPF
14 11 (0.22%) Broadband
14 11 (0.22%) IPsec
15 10 (0.20%) DMZ
15 10 (0.20%) SSL
15 10 (0.20%) Wireless
16 8 (0.16%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 804 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
2 786 (15.56%) Power BI
3 772 (15.28%) Big Data
4 528 (10.45%) SQL Server
5 501 (9.92%) Tableau
6 312 (6.18%) Data Lake
7 310 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 280 (5.54%) Hadoop
9 271 (5.36%) Relational Database
10 260 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 214 (4.24%) NoSQL
12 212 (4.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 211 (4.18%) MySQL
14 199 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 165 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
16 155 (3.07%) Amazon Redshift
17 152 (3.01%) BigQuery
18 142 (2.81%) Data Mining
19 138 (2.73%) MongoDB
20 129 (2.55%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 270 (5.34%) Git (software)
2 253 (5.01%) Jenkins
3 196 (3.88%) JIRA
4 91 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 55 (1.09%) Visual Studio
6 52 (1.03%) Maven
7 40 (0.79%) webpack
8 34 (0.67%) Selenium
9 32 (0.63%) Bitbucket
10 30 (0.59%) Artifactory
10 30 (0.59%) JUnit
11 27 (0.53%) Gradle
12 24 (0.48%) IntelliJ
13 23 (0.46%) Mocha
14 22 (0.44%) Cucumber
15 21 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (0.30%) GitLab
16 15 (0.30%) Subversion
16 15 (0.30%) Visual Website Optimizer
17 14 (0.28%) CircleCI
General
1 1,278 (25.30%) Finance
2 663 (13.12%) Marketing
3 337 (6.67%) Banking
4 278 (5.50%) Retail
5 196 (3.88%) Front Office
6 150 (2.97%) Games
7 145 (2.87%) Public Sector
8 142 (2.81%) Legal
9 102 (2.02%) Investment Banking
10 96 (1.90%) Advertising
10 96 (1.90%) Manufacturing
11 80 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 80 (1.58%) Telecoms
12 79 (1.56%) Law
13 66 (1.31%) Publishing
14 54 (1.07%) Financial Institution
15 45 (0.89%) Electronics
16 40 (0.79%) Back Office
17 27 (0.53%) Aerospace
18 24 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,001 (19.81%) Developer
2 642 (12.71%) Analyst
3 441 (8.73%) Data Engineer
4 410 (8.12%) Architect
5 264 (5.23%) Data Scientist
6 254 (5.03%) Consultant
7 235 (4.65%) Data Analyst
8 187 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 187 (3.70%) Data Architect
9 176 (3.48%) Software Engineer
10 174 (3.44%) Azure Engineer
11 158 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
11 158 (3.13%) Senior Developer
12 148 (2.93%) Python Developer
13 127 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
14 111 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 108 (2.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 106 (2.10%) Junior
16 106 (2.10%) Senior Manager
17 104 (2.06%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (8.14%) HTML
2 373 (7.38%) CSS
3 330 (6.53%) .NET
4 273 (5.40%) React
5 240 (4.75%) Web Services
6 218 (4.32%) AngularJS
7 191 (3.78%) Kafka
8 178 (3.52%) Node.js
9 142 (2.81%) REST
10 121 (2.40%) Vue.js
11 118 (2.34%) HTML5
12 115 (2.28%) JSON
13 106 (2.10%) Natural Language Processing
14 105 (2.08%) jQuery
15 102 (2.02%) XML
16 98 (1.94%) Spring
17 88 (1.74%) CSS3
17 88 (1.74%) RESTful
18 82 (1.62%) ASP.NET
19 74 (1.46%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 920 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
2 363 (7.19%) User Experience
3 208 (4.12%) Derivative
4 185 (3.66%) Fixed Income
5 178 (3.52%) Equities
6 169 (3.35%) Management Information System
7 165 (3.27%) Mobile App
8 163 (3.23%) Algorithms
9 153 (3.03%) Hedge funds
10 144 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
11 116 (2.30%) Data Structures
12 108 (2.14%) Social Media
13 105 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
14 96 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 94 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
16 78 (1.54%) Data Centre
17 75 (1.48%) Life Science
18 74 (1.46%) Public Cloud
19 62 (1.23%) Blog
19 62 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 429 (8.49%) Linux
2 222 (4.39%) Windows
3 132 (2.61%) Unix
4 78 (1.54%) Android
5 69 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 63 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 61 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 26 (0.51%) CentOS
10 15 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
13 6 (0.12%) VMS
14 4 (0.079%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.059%) AIX
15 3 (0.059%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.040%) Solaris
16 2 (0.040%) Windows Server 2019
17 1 (0.020%) Debian
17 1 (0.020%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,576 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1,357 (26.86%) Business Intelligence
3 1,302 (25.77%) Data Analytics
4 884 (17.50%) Data Science
5 798 (15.80%) Machine Learning
6 769 (15.22%) DevOps
7 732 (14.49%) Visualisation
8 664 (13.14%) ETL
9 570 (11.28%) Software Engineering
10 566 (11.20%) Data Modelling
11 565 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
12 522 (10.33%) Artificial Intelligence
13 456 (9.03%) Scrum
14 426 (8.43%) Data Visualisation
15 396 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 388 (7.68%) Data Engineering
17 372 (7.36%) Data Analysis
18 368 (7.28%) Data Management
19 360 (7.13%) Computer Science
19 360 (7.13%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,953 (38.66%) SQL
2 1,521 (30.11%) Python
3 792 (15.68%) Java
4 706 (13.97%) JavaScript
5 472 (9.34%) C#
6 455 (9.01%) R
7 219 (4.33%) PowerShell
8 210 (4.16%) T-SQL
9 202 (4.00%) C++
10 187 (3.70%) C
11 153 (3.03%) TypeScript
12 130 (2.57%) PHP
13 125 (2.47%) Bash Shell
14 114 (2.26%) Go
15 95 (1.88%) Scala
16 82 (1.62%) Ruby
17 81 (1.60%) Shell Script
18 74 (1.46%) Perl
19 64 (1.27%) PL/SQL
20 61 (1.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 696 (13.78%) Degree
2 230 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 176 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 126 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 72 (1.43%) PhD
6 59 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
7 47 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 42 (0.83%) CISSP
9 40 (0.79%) Master's Degree
10 34 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (0.59%) CISM
12 20 (0.40%) AWS Certification
13 19 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
14 18 (0.36%) CISA
14 18 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
14 18 (0.36%) SANS
15 17 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 16 (0.32%) CCNA
17 14 (0.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (5.58%) Data Quality
2 220 (4.35%) QA
3 89 (1.76%) GDPR
4 41 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (0.77%) NIST
6 38 (0.75%) PMO
7 36 (0.71%) SLA
8 20 (0.40%) MiFID
9 19 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
9 19 (0.38%) EMIR
10 17 (0.34%) CDISC
11 15 (0.30%) Good Clinical Practice
12 12 (0.24%) NCSC
13 10 (0.20%) NIST 800
14 9 (0.18%) FATCA
15 8 (0.16%) PCI DSS
16 7 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
17 5 (0.099%) COBIT
17 5 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 4 (0.079%) COSO
System Software
1 506 (10.02%) Docker
2 146 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 42 (0.83%) HDFS
4 32 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (0.51%) Firmware
7 16 (0.32%) BitLocker
8 12 (0.24%) KVM
8 12 (0.24%) VirtualBox
9 10 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 9 (0.18%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.099%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.099%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.059%) Varnish
13 2 (0.040%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.040%) vSphere
14 1 (0.020%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 1 (0.020%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.020%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 1 (0.020%) Xen
Systems Management
1 428 (8.47%) Kubernetes
2 288 (5.70%) Terraform
3 179 (3.54%) Ansible
4 82 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
5 73 (1.44%) Puppet
6 71 (1.41%) Prometheus
7 67 (1.33%) Grafana
8 21 (0.42%) SCCM
9 20 (0.40%) ZABBIX
10 16 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
11 15 (0.30%) Kibana
12 12 (0.24%) CFEngine
12 12 (0.24%) Demisto
12 12 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.20%) Graylog
14 10 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
15 6 (0.12%) CSIRT
16 5 (0.099%) Marathon
16 5 (0.099%) Mesos
Vendors
1 795 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 645 (12.77%) Google
3 321 (6.35%) Oracle
4 222 (4.39%) Databricks
5 180 (3.56%) SAP
6 171 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
7 156 (3.09%) Adobe
8 124 (2.45%) Informatica
9 108 (2.14%) Talend
10 96 (1.90%) IBM
11 82 (1.62%) Cloudera
12 73 (1.44%) Alteryx
13 59 (1.17%) Splunk
14 55 (1.09%) Teradata
15 53 (1.05%) Cognos
16 52 (1.03%) New Relic
17 46 (0.91%) SaltStack
18 43 (0.85%) Facebook
18 43 (0.85%) VMware
19 40 (0.79%) Cisco