Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 35 35
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 3,597 8,624 9,523
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.34% 6.35% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 6.89% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,315 6,991 7,418
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £101,250 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 52,278 125,094 149,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.19% 92.18% 92.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43,371 99,073 118,586
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,886
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.17% +1.77%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +3.45%

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 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020. 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 0 3,296 £60,000 - 727
London -4 1,901 £69,750 -0.36% 356
UK excluding London 0 1,511 £52,500 +5.00% 419
Work from Home -9 472 £60,000 -4.00% 101
North of England -8 380 £52,500 +16.67% 125
South East -9 357 £55,000 - 94
Midlands +21 262 £50,000 +5.26% 63
South West +10 248 £50,000 - 43
North West +10 226 £52,500 +16.67% 73
West Midlands +10 168 £50,500 +1.00% 41
Yorkshire +11 133 £54,000 +18.91% 37
Scotland -9 123 £50,000 - 33
East Midlands +31 93 £40,500 -10.00% 22
East of England -7 92 £65,000 +29.54% 42
Wales -5 29 £45,000 +12.50% 11
North East -40 21 £42,500 -9.32% 15
Northern Ireland +8 20 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Channel Islands - 1 £40,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 1,410 (39.20%) SQL
2 1,141 (31.72%) Azure
3 1,122 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
4 1,088 (30.25%) Python
5 1,016 (28.25%) Data Analytics
6 942 (26.19%) Finance
7 938 (26.08%) Business Intelligence
8 783 (21.77%) AWS
9 660 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
10 629 (17.49%) Big Data
11 604 (16.79%) Java
12 588 (16.35%) Machine Learning
13 570 (15.85%) Power Platform
14 558 (15.51%) DevOps
14 558 (15.51%) Power BI
15 549 (15.26%) Microsoft
16 546 (15.18%) JavaScript
17 532 (14.79%) Degree
18 528 (14.68%) Data Science
19 524 (14.57%) Data Warehouse
19 524 (14.57%) Visualisation
20 463 (12.87%) ETL
21 434 (12.07%) Data Modelling
22 426 (11.84%) Google
23 409 (11.37%) SQL Server
24 405 (11.26%) Artificial Intelligence
25 396 (11.01%) Tableau
26 391 (10.87%) Marketing
27 385 (10.70%) Software Engineering
28 370 (10.29%) R

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
1 222 (6.17%) Apache Spark
2 122 (3.39%) SAS
3 80 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 74 (2.06%) Apache
5 61 (1.70%) Confluence
6 60 (1.67%) CMS
7 43 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 25 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 25 (0.70%) IIS
9 21 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
10 15 (0.42%) WordPress
11 14 (0.39%) Luigi
12 10 (0.28%) nginx
12 10 (0.28%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.17%) Apache Synapse
13 6 (0.17%) ArcGIS
13 6 (0.17%) Jadu
13 6 (0.17%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.14%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 193 (5.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.47%) Sketch
5 17 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.44%) Chatbot
7 14 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.33%) SPSS
9 10 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.28%) InVision
10 9 (0.25%) Figma
11 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
12 5 (0.14%) Adobe XD
13 4 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.11%) Zeplin
14 3 (0.083%) SPSS Modeler
15 2 (0.056%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.056%) Inkscape
15 2 (0.056%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 23 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.47%) Actimize
4 16 (0.44%) Magento
5 14 (0.39%) Loan IQ
6 13 (0.36%) Sentinel
7 10 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
7 10 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
8 7 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
8 7 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.19%) R3 Corda
8 7 (0.19%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.14%) BigMachines
9 5 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.14%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1,141 (31.72%) Azure
2 783 (21.77%) AWS
3 570 (15.85%) Power Platform
4 364 (10.12%) GCP
5 239 (6.64%) Google Analytics
6 231 (6.42%) SaaS
7 142 (3.95%) PaaS
8 129 (3.59%) Azure Data Factory
9 89 (2.47%) Serverless
10 88 (2.45%) IaaS
11 75 (2.09%) Office 365
12 66 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
13 42 (1.17%) Amazon S3
13 42 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
14 39 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
15 35 (0.97%) Logic Apps
16 33 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
17 32 (0.89%) npm
18 31 (0.86%) GitHub
18 31 (0.86%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 67 (1.86%) Internet
2 66 (1.83%) Firewall
3 42 (1.17%) DNS
4 36 (1.00%) VPN
5 28 (0.78%) Skype
6 27 (0.75%) HTTP
7 23 (0.64%) SMS
8 16 (0.44%) Network Security
8 16 (0.44%) WAN
9 13 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
9 13 (0.36%) TCP/IP
10 12 (0.33%) Broadband
11 11 (0.31%) BGP
11 11 (0.31%) Intranet
12 10 (0.28%) VoIP
13 9 (0.25%) MPLS
14 7 (0.19%) DMZ
14 7 (0.19%) LAN
14 7 (0.19%) OSPF
14 7 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 629 (17.49%) Big Data
2 558 (15.51%) Power BI
3 524 (14.57%) Data Warehouse
4 409 (11.37%) SQL Server
5 396 (11.01%) Tableau
6 292 (8.12%) Data Lake
7 264 (7.34%) Hadoop
8 237 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 218 (6.06%) Relational Database
10 186 (5.17%) NoSQL
11 178 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 148 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
13 137 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 128 (3.56%) Apache Hive
15 121 (3.36%) MySQL
16 119 (3.31%) Amazon Redshift
17 116 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
18 101 (2.81%) Snowflake Schema
19 96 (2.67%) QlikView
20 88 (2.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 203 (5.64%) Git (software)
2 146 (4.06%) JIRA
3 136 (3.78%) Jenkins
4 44 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (1.20%) webpack
6 37 (1.03%) Visual Studio
7 32 (0.89%) Cucumber
8 28 (0.78%) Selenium
9 25 (0.70%) IntelliJ
10 24 (0.67%) Artifactory
11 21 (0.58%) Maven
11 21 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
12 20 (0.56%) Bitbucket
13 19 (0.53%) Grunt
14 17 (0.47%) JUnit
14 17 (0.47%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (0.42%) Bower
16 13 (0.36%) GitLab
17 12 (0.33%) Appium
General
1 942 (26.19%) Finance
2 391 (10.87%) Marketing
3 262 (7.28%) Banking
4 206 (5.73%) Retail
5 168 (4.67%) Front Office
6 91 (2.53%) Public Sector
7 89 (2.47%) Games
7 89 (2.47%) Investment Banking
8 76 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 69 (1.92%) Legal
10 58 (1.61%) Publishing
11 57 (1.58%) Advertising
12 53 (1.47%) Law
13 47 (1.31%) Telecoms
14 43 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 31 (0.86%) Financial Institution
16 30 (0.83%) Back Office
17 29 (0.81%) Local Government
18 26 (0.72%) Electronics
19 11 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 820 (22.80%) Developer
2 452 (12.57%) Analyst
3 348 (9.67%) Data Engineer
4 335 (9.31%) Architect
5 210 (5.84%) Consultant
6 173 (4.81%) Data Scientist
7 141 (3.92%) Data Analyst
7 141 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
8 138 (3.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 124 (3.45%) Data Architect
10 118 (3.28%) Python Developer
11 117 (3.25%) Senior Developer
12 109 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
13 105 (2.92%) Azure Engineer
14 103 (2.86%) Java Developer
15 98 (2.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 90 (2.50%) Software Engineer
17 85 (2.36%) Senior Manager
18 83 (2.31%) Business Analyst
19 81 (2.25%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (8.95%) HTML
2 297 (8.26%) .NET
3 262 (7.28%) CSS
4 213 (5.92%) Web Services
5 202 (5.62%) AngularJS
5 202 (5.62%) React
6 157 (4.36%) Node.js
7 141 (3.92%) Kafka
8 125 (3.48%) JSON
9 110 (3.06%) HTML5
10 100 (2.78%) REST
11 97 (2.70%) Vue.js
12 86 (2.39%) XML
13 81 (2.25%) ASP.NET
14 78 (2.17%) RESTful
15 77 (2.14%) CSS3
15 77 (2.14%) Natural Language Processing
16 76 (2.11%) Spring
17 69 (1.92%) Spring Boot
18 61 (1.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 660 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
2 195 (5.42%) User Experience
3 185 (5.14%) Fixed Income
4 153 (4.25%) Equities
5 147 (4.09%) Management Information System
6 146 (4.06%) Derivative
7 142 (3.95%) Algorithms
8 121 (3.36%) Hedge funds
9 113 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
10 111 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
11 107 (2.97%) Mobile App
12 80 (2.22%) Data Structures
13 75 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 70 (1.95%) Public Cloud
15 66 (1.83%) Social Media
16 61 (1.70%) Blog
17 49 (1.36%) Virtual Team
18 46 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
19 41 (1.14%) Cloud Native
20 40 (1.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 248 (6.89%) Linux
2 176 (4.89%) Windows
3 128 (3.56%) Unix
4 51 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 48 (1.33%) Windows Server
6 46 (1.28%) Android
7 25 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 23 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (0.14%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (0.11%) CentOS
13 3 (0.083%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.083%) VMS
13 3 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.056%) HPUX
15 1 (0.028%) Debian
15 1 (0.028%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,122 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,016 (28.25%) Data Analytics
3 938 (26.08%) Business Intelligence
4 588 (16.35%) Machine Learning
5 558 (15.51%) DevOps
6 528 (14.68%) Data Science
7 524 (14.57%) Visualisation
8 463 (12.87%) ETL
9 434 (12.07%) Data Modelling
10 405 (11.26%) Artificial Intelligence
11 385 (10.70%) Software Engineering
12 370 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
13 358 (9.95%) Scrum
14 319 (8.87%) Data Visualisation
15 276 (7.67%) Microservices
16 275 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 274 (7.62%) Computer Science
18 259 (7.20%) Decision-Making
19 249 (6.92%) Data Management
20 244 (6.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1,410 (39.20%) SQL
2 1,088 (30.25%) Python
3 604 (16.79%) Java
4 546 (15.18%) JavaScript
5 370 (10.29%) R
6 357 (9.92%) C#
7 170 (4.73%) C++
8 132 (3.67%) T-SQL
9 107 (2.97%) PowerShell
10 106 (2.95%) Scala
11 102 (2.84%) C
12 89 (2.47%) TypeScript
13 70 (1.95%) Bash Shell
14 69 (1.92%) PHP
14 69 (1.92%) Shell Script
15 53 (1.47%) PL/SQL
16 51 (1.42%) Go
17 43 (1.20%) Perl
18 38 (1.06%) HiveQL
19 34 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 532 (14.79%) Degree
2 116 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 109 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 83 (2.31%) SC Cleared
5 48 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
6 46 (1.28%) PhD
7 33 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 30 (0.83%) CISSP
10 29 (0.81%) DV Cleared
11 24 (0.67%) Master's Degree
12 19 (0.53%) CISM
13 18 (0.50%) AWS Certification
14 13 (0.36%) SANS
15 12 (0.33%) IIBA
16 11 (0.31%) CISA
16 11 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
17 10 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
18 9 (0.25%) ISEB
19 8 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 138 (3.84%) QA
3 51 (1.42%) NIST
4 49 (1.36%) GDPR
5 33 (0.92%) SLA
6 28 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (0.70%) PMO
8 18 (0.50%) MiFID
9 14 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
9 14 (0.39%) EMIR
10 10 (0.28%) NCSC
11 9 (0.25%) FATCA
12 8 (0.22%) NIST 800
12 8 (0.22%) PCI DSS
13 5 (0.14%) IFRS
13 5 (0.14%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.083%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 3 (0.083%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.083%) ITGC
System Software
1 314 (8.73%) Docker
2 111 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 58 (1.61%) HDFS
4 25 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.64%) Firmware
7 15 (0.42%) BitLocker
8 14 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.17%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.14%) Varnish
12 3 (0.083%) Snort
12 3 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.083%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.028%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 1 (0.028%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.028%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 1 (0.028%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.028%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 255 (7.09%) Kubernetes
2 148 (4.11%) Terraform
3 96 (2.67%) Ansible
4 36 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (1.00%) Puppet
5 31 (0.86%) Grafana
5 31 (0.86%) Prometheus
6 18 (0.50%) SCCM
7 16 (0.44%) Kibana
8 15 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (0.39%) Mesos
10 13 (0.36%) Marathon
11 10 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
12 9 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (0.17%) SCOM
15 5 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
15 5 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 4 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 549 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 426 (11.84%) Google
3 234 (6.51%) Oracle
4 186 (5.17%) Databricks
5 134 (3.73%) SAP
6 92 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 92 (2.56%) Talend
7 77 (2.14%) Informatica
8 73 (2.03%) Adobe
9 69 (1.92%) Cloudera
10 62 (1.72%) IBM
11 45 (1.25%) Teradata
12 43 (1.20%) Sparx
13 42 (1.17%) Alteryx
14 39 (1.08%) Cognos
15 38 (1.06%) Facebook
15 38 (1.06%) Splunk
16 33 (0.92%) VMware
17 27 (0.75%) Cisco
18 23 (0.64%) New Relic