Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 47 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 +14 0
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 9,502 9,523 8,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.36% 5.44% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.93% 5.92% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6,911 7,394 6,620
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.38% -1.36%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 137,171 160,827 160,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.83% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 108,142 130,549 132,251
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Top 18 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 February 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 +11 8,773 £57,500 +4.55% 1,655
London 0 4,926 £65,000 +4.00% 861
UK excluding London +27 4,229 £47,500 +5.56% 886
South East +27 1,324 £53,500 +12.63% 213
North of England +5 814 £45,000 +5.88% 254
South West +39 624 £47,500 +1.60% 101
Midlands +29 596 £41,913 -1.38% 139
North West -6 435 £47,500 +5.56% 149
East of England +35 427 £51,000 -2.86% 90
West Midlands +3 359 £40,000 -5.88% 81
Scotland +10 340 £42,500 - 57
Yorkshire +19 313 £45,000 +12.50% 94
East Midlands +76 235 £42,500 +3.66% 57
North East +65 96 £55,000 +50.68% 11
Northern Ireland +26 63 £37,500 +25.00% 17
Wales +41 61 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 3,232 (34.01%) SQL
2 2,917 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2,419 (25.46%) Finance
4 2,376 (25.01%) Python
5 2,342 (24.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2,227 (23.44%) Data Analytics
7 2,066 (21.74%) Degree
8 1,799 (18.93%) Analytical Skills
9 1,782 (18.75%) Big Data
10 1,715 (18.05%) Java
11 1,688 (17.76%) Data Science
12 1,418 (14.92%) Machine Learning
13 1,411 (14.85%) Visualisation
14 1,350 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
15 1,349 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
16 1,327 (13.97%) Microsoft
17 1,279 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
18 1,256 (13.22%) Data Warehouse
19 1,226 (12.90%) Google
20 1,209 (12.72%) Tableau
21 1,194 (12.57%) JavaScript
22 1,178 (12.40%) Marketing
23 1,163 (12.24%) SQL Server
24 1,140 (12.00%) Software Engineering
25 1,133 (11.92%) ETL
26 1,088 (11.45%) Artificial Intelligence
27 1,057 (11.12%) C#
28 1,020 (10.73%) Computer Science
29 1,005 (10.58%) HTML
30 1,004 (10.57%) Power BI

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
1 819 (8.62%) Apache Spark
2 492 (5.18%) SAS
3 316 (3.33%) Apache
4 211 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 207 (2.18%) CMS
6 146 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 110 (1.16%) Confluence
8 88 (0.93%) Apache Pig
9 67 (0.71%) WordPress
10 58 (0.61%) Marvel
11 50 (0.53%) Apache Solr
12 47 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 41 (0.43%) EPiServer
14 39 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
15 38 (0.40%) Tomcat
16 33 (0.35%) Drupal
17 32 (0.34%) IIS
18 31 (0.33%) OpenStack
18 31 (0.33%) Skype for Business
19 24 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 602 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 197 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
3 141 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 125 (1.32%) SPSS
5 118 (1.24%) Chatbot
6 111 (1.17%) Photoshop
7 100 (1.05%) InVision
8 64 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 55 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
10 54 (0.57%) MS Visio
11 31 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
12 22 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
13 20 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
14 17 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
15 16 (0.17%) Stata
16 15 (0.16%) Weka
17 12 (0.13%) Flinto
18 11 (0.12%) Fireworks
19 7 (0.074%) InDesign
20 5 (0.053%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 107 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 62 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 40 (0.42%) SAP BPC
4 37 (0.39%) SAP CO
4 37 (0.39%) SAP FI
4 37 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 32 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 32 (0.34%) WebTrends
6 29 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
7 24 (0.25%) Eloqua
8 23 (0.24%) Magento
9 22 (0.23%) SAP ERP
10 21 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
11 20 (0.21%) NetSuite
12 19 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
13 16 (0.17%) SAP HCM
14 14 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 14 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 13 (0.14%) SAP IBP
16 12 (0.13%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1,349 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,279 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
3 681 (7.17%) Google Analytics
4 445 (4.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 398 (4.19%) SaaS
6 227 (2.39%) PaaS
7 190 (2.00%) Serverless
8 157 (1.65%) Office 365
9 156 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
10 143 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
11 127 (1.34%) Adobe Analytics
12 115 (1.21%) IaaS
13 111 (1.17%) Google Play
14 101 (1.06%) AdWords
15 96 (1.01%) GitHub
16 87 (0.92%) Data Lake Analytics
17 84 (0.88%) Google Tag Manager
18 80 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
19 51 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
19 51 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 189 (1.99%) Firewall
2 187 (1.97%) Internet
3 121 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 97 (1.02%) HTTP
5 82 (0.86%) DNS
6 66 (0.69%) Network Security
7 61 (0.64%) VPN
8 54 (0.57%) Wireshark
9 51 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
10 45 (0.47%) Intranet
11 42 (0.44%) LAN
12 41 (0.43%) Skype
12 41 (0.43%) Wireless
13 37 (0.39%) VoIP
13 37 (0.39%) WAN
14 36 (0.38%) VLAN
15 34 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
16 28 (0.29%) DHCP
17 25 (0.26%) SSL
18 24 (0.25%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,782 (18.75%) Big Data
2 1,256 (13.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1,163 (12.24%) SQL Server
4 1,004 (10.57%) Power BI
5 861 (9.06%) Hadoop
6 671 (7.06%) NoSQL
7 589 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 526 (5.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 482 (5.07%) QlikView
10 439 (4.62%) Relational Database
11 407 (4.28%) Apache Hive
12 392 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 376 (3.96%) Data Lake
14 358 (3.77%) MongoDB
15 314 (3.30%) MySQL
16 293 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
17 251 (2.64%) BusinessObjects
18 247 (2.60%) Data Mining
19 228 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
20 220 (2.32%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 639 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 371 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 371 (3.90%) JIRA
3 182 (1.92%) Visual Studio
4 178 (1.87%) Selenium
5 114 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 113 (1.19%) Maven
7 111 (1.17%) Eclipse
7 111 (1.17%) Subversion
8 93 (0.98%) Axure RP
9 90 (0.95%) Cucumber
9 90 (0.95%) TeamCity
10 73 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
11 72 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
12 68 (0.72%) webpack
13 67 (0.71%) GitLab
14 64 (0.67%) Eclipse RCP
15 60 (0.63%) Vagrant
16 57 (0.60%) Ant
17 56 (0.59%) Gradle
General
1 2,419 (25.46%) Finance
2 1,178 (12.40%) Marketing
3 839 (8.83%) Retail
4 660 (6.95%) Banking
5 339 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 224 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 214 (2.25%) Games
8 198 (2.08%) Advertising
9 182 (1.92%) Manufacturing
10 180 (1.89%) Investment Banking
11 171 (1.80%) Legal
12 160 (1.68%) Front Office
13 117 (1.23%) Publishing
14 101 (1.06%) Law
15 91 (0.96%) Automotive
16 90 (0.95%) Electronics
17 68 (0.72%) Financial Institution
18 39 (0.41%) Retail Banking
19 37 (0.39%) Military
20 29 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,998 (21.03%) Developer
2 1,515 (15.94%) Analyst
3 790 (8.31%) Architect
4 536 (5.64%) Consultant
5 518 (5.45%) Data Scientist
6 509 (5.36%) Data Analyst
7 495 (5.21%) Data Engineer
8 351 (3.69%) Senior Developer
9 314 (3.30%) Software Engineer
10 310 (3.26%) Data Architect
11 309 (3.25%) Java Developer
12 285 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 282 (2.97%) Software Developer
14 253 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
15 236 (2.48%) Business Analyst
16 232 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 228 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
18 206 (2.17%) Analytics Manager
19 193 (2.03%) Designer
20 190 (2.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,005 (10.58%) HTML
2 806 (8.48%) CSS
3 772 (8.12%) .NET
4 520 (5.47%) AngularJS
5 432 (4.55%) Kafka
6 431 (4.54%) Web Services
7 355 (3.74%) React
8 330 (3.47%) HTML5
9 291 (3.06%) Node.js
10 288 (3.03%) jQuery
11 251 (2.64%) JSON
12 244 (2.57%) ASP.NET
13 225 (2.37%) REST
14 214 (2.25%) XML
15 198 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
16 197 (2.07%) Spring
17 183 (1.93%) RESTful
18 166 (1.75%) CSS3
19 154 (1.62%) Vue.js
20 148 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1,799 (18.93%) Analytical Skills
2 791 (8.32%) User Experience
3 656 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 352 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 319 (3.36%) Fintech
6 292 (3.07%) Data Structures
7 249 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
8 248 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 215 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
10 208 (2.19%) Social Media
11 175 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
12 142 (1.49%) Public Cloud
13 115 (1.21%) Virtual Team
14 108 (1.14%) Life Science
15 104 (1.09%) Internet of Things
16 101 (1.06%) Hedge funds
17 100 (1.05%) Equities
18 93 (0.98%) Robotics
19 82 (0.86%) FMCG
20 77 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 824 (8.67%) Linux
2 508 (5.35%) Windows
3 318 (3.35%) Android
4 274 (2.88%) Unix
5 162 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 116 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 71 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 53 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 31 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (0.32%) VMS
13 29 (0.31%) CentOS
14 21 (0.22%) Windows 7
15 20 (0.21%) Mac OS
16 17 (0.18%) Debian
17 16 (0.17%) Windows 10
18 14 (0.15%) Mac OS X
19 12 (0.13%) Windows 8
20 11 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,917 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
2 2,342 (24.65%) Business Intelligence
3 2,227 (23.44%) Data Analytics
4 1,688 (17.76%) Data Science
5 1,418 (14.92%) Machine Learning
6 1,411 (14.85%) Visualisation
7 1,350 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
8 1,140 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 1,133 (11.92%) ETL
10 1,088 (11.45%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1,020 (10.73%) Computer Science
12 938 (9.87%) Data Modelling
13 925 (9.73%) Mathematics
14 908 (9.56%) Data Analysis
15 856 (9.01%) DevOps
16 837 (8.81%) Project Management
17 831 (8.75%) Data Visualisation
18 797 (8.39%) Scrum
19 748 (7.87%) Decision-Making
20 737 (7.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3,232 (34.01%) SQL
2 2,376 (25.01%) Python
3 1,715 (18.05%) Java
4 1,194 (12.57%) JavaScript
5 1,057 (11.12%) C#
6 1,002 (10.55%) R
7 592 (6.23%) C++
8 473 (4.98%) Scala
9 411 (4.33%) T-SQL
10 381 (4.01%) C
11 213 (2.24%) PowerShell
12 212 (2.23%) VBA
13 197 (2.07%) MATLAB
14 190 (2.00%) PHP
15 170 (1.79%) Bash Shell
16 118 (1.24%) PL/SQL
17 117 (1.23%) Go
18 114 (1.20%) Shell Script
19 111 (1.17%) Java 8
19 111 (1.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2,066 (21.74%) Degree
2 360 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 318 (3.35%) Security Cleared
4 286 (3.01%) PhD
5 225 (2.37%) SC Cleared
6 133 (1.40%) CISSP
7 123 (1.29%) DV Cleared
8 111 (1.17%) Master's Degree
9 106 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
10 87 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
11 86 (0.91%) MBA
12 77 (0.81%) PMI Certification
13 73 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 55 (0.58%) ISEB
15 52 (0.55%) ISTQB
16 48 (0.51%) CCIE
16 48 (0.51%) CEH
17 38 (0.40%) AWS Certification
18 35 (0.37%) GCIA
19 34 (0.36%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 488 (5.14%) Data Quality
2 446 (4.69%) QA
3 143 (1.50%) GDPR
4 97 (1.02%) PMO
5 77 (0.81%) SLA
6 54 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 19 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
8 19 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.17%) IFRS
10 13 (0.14%) WCAG
11 11 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials
13 8 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
13 8 (0.084%) FATCA
14 7 (0.074%) MiFID
15 6 (0.063%) GPG13
16 5 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 3 (0.032%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 3 (0.032%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 441 (4.64%) Docker
2 165 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 92 (0.97%) HDFS
4 90 (0.95%) Apache Flume
5 79 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 40 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 32 (0.34%) VirtualBox
8 29 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 24 (0.25%) vSphere
10 19 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.16%) NFS
12 14 (0.15%) Hyper-V
12 14 (0.15%) Samba
13 12 (0.13%) KVM
13 12 (0.13%) XenApp
14 11 (0.12%) Snort
15 8 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.084%) pfSense
15 8 (0.084%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (0.074%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 235 (2.47%) Ansible
2 229 (2.41%) Kubernetes
3 179 (1.88%) Puppet
4 178 (1.87%) Terraform
5 128 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 125 (1.32%) Oozie
7 93 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
8 44 (0.46%) Kibana
9 35 (0.37%) RSA Security Analytics
10 31 (0.33%) Nagios
11 25 (0.26%) SCCM
12 24 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
13 22 (0.23%) ZABBIX
14 21 (0.22%) Ambari
15 19 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
16 18 (0.19%) Mesos
17 17 (0.18%) Stealthwatch
18 16 (0.17%) Salt
19 15 (0.16%) Grafana
19 15 (0.16%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1,327 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 1,226 (12.90%) Google
3 1,209 (12.72%) Tableau
4 627 (6.60%) Oracle
5 596 (6.27%) SAP
6 380 (4.00%) Adobe
7 274 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
8 212 (2.23%) IBM
9 198 (2.08%) Cloudera
10 163 (1.72%) Alteryx
11 153 (1.61%) VMware
12 152 (1.60%) Cognos
13 149 (1.57%) Informatica
14 148 (1.56%) Hortonworks
15 129 (1.36%) Splunk
16 110 (1.16%) Talend
17 91 (0.96%) Databricks
18 89 (0.94%) Cisco
19 87 (0.92%) Red Hat
20 79 (0.83%) Cognizant