Period
to 24 September 2017

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 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 60 64
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 9610 8989 9846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.51% 4.66% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 5.23% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6960 7360 7501
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 156716 171785 194539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.13% 88.29%
Number of salaries quoted 123459 143267 159915
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Top 16 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 September 2017. 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 +13 9093 £55,000 - 534
London +1 5843 £62,500 +4.17% 289
UK excluding London +4 3579 £45,000 - 264
North of England +14 1062 £45,000 +12.50% 82
South East -8 910 £50,000 - 70
North West +14 654 £46,500 +16.25% 53
Midlands +40 615 £42,500 +4.94% 37
West Midlands +30 406 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Yorkshire +23 372 £45,000 +5.88% 26
East of England -35 331 £47,000 -6.00% 30
Scotland +9 323 £40,000 -12.09% 15
South West -20 319 £47,500 - 26
East Midlands +27 193 £42,500 +4.94% 14
Wales -12 44 £40,000 +29.03% 2
North East -16 31 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Northern Ireland -8 17 £35,000 -12.50% 2

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Analytics.

1 3445 (35.85%) SQL
2 3289 (34.22%) Finance
3 2907 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2308 (24.02%) Data Analytics
5 2273 (23.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2202 (22.91%) Analytical Skills
7 1984 (20.65%) Big Data
8 1909 (19.86%) Python
9 1773 (18.45%) Degree
10 1686 (17.54%) Marketing
11 1597 (16.62%) Java
12 1515 (15.76%) Banking
13 1395 (14.52%) JavaScript
14 1374 (14.30%) Retail
15 1350 (14.05%) SQL Server
16 1273 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
17 1230 (12.80%) Microsoft
18 1132 (11.78%) Visualisation
19 1128 (11.74%) Google
20 1125 (11.71%) HTML
21 1124 (11.70%) Tableau
22 1008 (10.49%) R
23 985 (10.25%) Oracle
24 976 (10.16%) Asset Management
25 968 (10.07%) Computer Science
26 963 (10.02%) C#
27 949 (9.88%) Data Modelling
28 942 (9.80%) Investment Banking
29 941 (9.79%) Hadoop
30 939 (9.77%) CSS

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
1 870 (9.05%) SAS
2 760 (7.91%) Apache Spark
3 296 (3.08%) CMS
4 232 (2.41%) Apache
5 188 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 138 (1.44%) SharePoint
7 131 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 116 (1.21%) Confluence
9 113 (1.18%) JBoss
10 106 (1.10%) Apache Pig
11 92 (0.96%) WordPress
12 81 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 76 (0.79%) Apache Solr
14 57 (0.59%) IIS
15 52 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 46 (0.48%) EPiServer
17 45 (0.47%) WebLogic
18 43 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
19 41 (0.43%) OpenStack
20 33 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 930 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 300 (3.12%) SPSS
3 239 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 230 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
5 86 (0.89%) Photoshop
6 69 (0.72%) MS Visio
7 64 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
8 58 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
9 32 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 29 (0.30%) InVision
11 27 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
12 12 (0.12%) InDesign
12 12 (0.12%) S-PLUS
13 10 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
13 10 (0.10%) SPSS Modeler
13 10 (0.10%) Stata
14 6 (0.062%) Chatbot
14 6 (0.062%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.052%) EViews
16 3 (0.031%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 59 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
3 47 (0.49%) Eloqua
4 45 (0.47%) WebTrends
5 43 (0.45%) Magento
6 35 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 33 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
8 32 (0.33%) Actimize
9 30 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 27 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
11 24 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
12 22 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
12 22 (0.23%) SAP CO
12 22 (0.23%) SAP FI
12 22 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
12 22 (0.23%) SessionCam
13 17 (0.18%) FastStats
14 16 (0.17%) SAP InfiniteInsight
15 15 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
15 15 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 876 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
2 828 (8.62%) Google Analytics
3 703 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 376 (3.91%) SaaS
5 219 (2.28%) Adobe Analytics
6 187 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 148 (1.54%) PaaS
8 136 (1.42%) IaaS
9 121 (1.26%) GitHub
10 119 (1.24%) AdWords
11 105 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
12 97 (1.01%) Azure Machine Learning
13 90 (0.94%) Google Tag Manager
14 66 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
14 66 (0.69%) npm
15 65 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
16 54 (0.56%) Office 365
17 44 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
18 35 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
19 31 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 171 (1.78%) Internet
2 142 (1.48%) Firewall
3 135 (1.40%) HTTP
4 92 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 89 (0.93%) Network Security
6 84 (0.87%) DNS
7 58 (0.60%) SSL
8 52 (0.54%) VPN
9 50 (0.52%) BGP
10 47 (0.49%) WAN
11 44 (0.46%) OSPF
12 42 (0.44%) IPsec
12 42 (0.44%) LAN
13 37 (0.39%) DHCP
14 33 (0.34%) MPLS
15 29 (0.30%) Wireless
16 26 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
17 22 (0.23%) LDAP
18 20 (0.21%) SNMP
19 19 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1984 (20.65%) Big Data
2 1350 (14.05%) SQL Server
3 1273 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
4 941 (9.79%) Hadoop
5 663 (6.90%) NoSQL
6 515 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 506 (5.27%) Relational Database
8 485 (5.05%) QlikView
9 458 (4.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 439 (4.57%) Power BI
11 372 (3.87%) MySQL
12 347 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
13 346 (3.60%) MongoDB
14 337 (3.51%) Data Mining
15 330 (3.43%) Apache Hive
16 271 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 260 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
18 256 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
19 194 (2.02%) SAS Visual Analytics
20 188 (1.96%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 464 (4.83%) JIRA
2 449 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 280 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 167 (1.74%) Selenium
5 150 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 142 (1.48%) Maven
7 132 (1.37%) ProC
8 120 (1.25%) Cucumber
9 115 (1.20%) TeamCity
10 113 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 108 (1.12%) gulp
12 107 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
13 106 (1.10%) Subversion
14 94 (0.98%) JUnit
15 79 (0.82%) Mockito
16 73 (0.76%) Mocha
17 67 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 65 (0.68%) GitLab
18 65 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
19 63 (0.66%) Grunt
General
1 3289 (34.22%) Finance
2 1686 (17.54%) Marketing
3 1515 (15.76%) Banking
4 1374 (14.30%) Retail
5 942 (9.80%) Investment Banking
6 726 (7.55%) Retail Banking
7 417 (4.34%) Front Office
8 296 (3.08%) Telecoms
9 220 (2.29%) Advertising
10 212 (2.21%) Games
11 200 (2.08%) Manufacturing
12 192 (2.00%) Legal
13 183 (1.90%) Publishing
14 141 (1.47%) Electronics
15 135 (1.40%) Law
16 97 (1.01%) Financial Institution
17 84 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
18 68 (0.71%) Back Office
19 67 (0.70%) Billing
20 48 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2331 (24.26%) Developer
2 1762 (18.34%) Analyst
3 925 (9.63%) Consultant
4 599 (6.23%) Architect
5 476 (4.95%) Data Scientist
6 458 (4.77%) Data Analyst
7 418 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 366 (3.81%) Senior Developer
9 334 (3.48%) Analytics Manager
10 302 (3.14%) Java Developer
11 293 (3.05%) Software Engineer
12 268 (2.79%) Analytics Consultant
13 267 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 265 (2.76%) C# Developer
15 252 (2.62%) Data Architect
16 235 (2.45%) Data Consultant
17 234 (2.43%) Senior Analyst
18 221 (2.30%) Data Engineer
19 216 (2.25%) SQL Developer
20 211 (2.20%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1125 (11.71%) HTML
2 939 (9.77%) CSS
3 807 (8.40%) .NET
4 639 (6.65%) AngularJS
5 521 (5.42%) Web Services
6 424 (4.41%) Node.js
7 407 (4.24%) HTML5
8 369 (3.84%) jQuery
9 345 (3.59%) RESTful
10 283 (2.94%) Spring
11 279 (2.90%) ASP.NET
12 278 (2.89%) React
13 274 (2.85%) XML
14 272 (2.83%) REST
15 252 (2.62%) CSS3
16 234 (2.43%) JSON
17 218 (2.27%) Kafka
18 164 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 148 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
20 138 (1.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2202 (22.91%) Analytical Skills
2 968 (10.07%) Computer Science
3 934 (9.72%) User Experience
4 461 (4.80%) Algorithms
5 390 (4.06%) Management Information System
6 384 (4.00%) Derivative
7 319 (3.32%) Social Media
8 318 (3.31%) Credit Risk
9 306 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 276 (2.87%) Equities
11 274 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
12 255 (2.65%) Mobile App
13 249 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
14 228 (2.37%) Fintech
15 219 (2.28%) Data Structures
16 138 (1.44%) Data Centre
17 130 (1.35%) Fixed Income
18 122 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
19 111 (1.16%) OTC Derivatives
20 95 (0.99%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 854 (8.89%) Linux
2 491 (5.11%) Unix
3 483 (5.03%) Windows
4 175 (1.82%) Android
5 148 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 92 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 35 (0.36%) Windows 10
8 33 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (0.29%) Solaris
9 28 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 28 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 24 (0.25%) CentOS
12 21 (0.22%) Kali Linux
13 19 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.15%) AIX
14 14 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 14 (0.15%) Windows Phone
15 13 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2907 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 2308 (24.02%) Data Analytics
3 2273 (23.65%) Business Intelligence
4 1132 (11.78%) Visualisation
5 976 (10.16%) Asset Management
6 949 (9.88%) Data Modelling
7 907 (9.44%) Mathematics
8 880 (9.16%) Machine Learning
9 872 (9.07%) ETL
10 833 (8.67%) Scrum
11 770 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 766 (7.97%) Project Management
13 763 (7.94%) Software Engineering
14 730 (7.60%) Data Analysis
15 726 (7.55%) Wealth Management
16 706 (7.35%) Data Management
17 678 (7.06%) E-Commerce
18 655 (6.82%) Data Visualisation
19 620 (6.45%) TDD
20 576 (5.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3445 (35.85%) SQL
2 1909 (19.86%) Python
3 1597 (16.62%) Java
4 1395 (14.52%) JavaScript
5 1008 (10.49%) R
6 963 (10.02%) C#
7 507 (5.28%) Scala
8 496 (5.16%) C++
9 328 (3.41%) T-SQL
10 304 (3.16%) VBA
11 258 (2.68%) PHP
12 248 (2.58%) PL/SQL
13 223 (2.32%) Perl
14 219 (2.28%) C
15 175 (1.82%) MATLAB
16 150 (1.56%) PowerShell
17 139 (1.45%) Bash Shell
18 136 (1.42%) SAS Macro
19 130 (1.35%) PROC SQL
20 127 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1773 (18.45%) Degree
2 337 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 281 (2.92%) PhD
4 248 (2.58%) Security Cleared
5 240 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
6 173 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 153 (1.59%) Master's Degree
8 104 (1.08%) CISSP
9 101 (1.05%) DV Cleared
10 63 (0.66%) CISA
10 63 (0.66%) CISM
11 59 (0.61%) GIAC
11 59 (0.61%) ISEB
12 58 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 51 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
14 45 (0.47%) GSEC
15 44 (0.46%) PMI Certification
16 40 (0.42%) PMP
17 36 (0.37%) MCSE
18 35 (0.36%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 447 (4.65%) Data Quality
2 402 (4.18%) QA
3 96 (1.00%) Basel III
4 79 (0.82%) PMO
5 75 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 75 (0.78%) SLA
6 71 (0.74%) GDPR
7 30 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
8 28 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 23 (0.24%) GCP
10 20 (0.21%) WCAG
11 15 (0.16%) MiFID
12 11 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
12 11 (0.11%) GPG13
13 10 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (0.073%) IFRS
15 6 (0.062%) IFRS 9
15 6 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 5 (0.052%) CRD IV
16 5 (0.052%) EMIR
System Software
1 260 (2.71%) Docker
2 128 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 81 (0.84%) HDFS
4 71 (0.74%) Apache Flume
5 58 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (0.31%) Hyper-V
7 28 (0.29%) Snort
8 23 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 15 (0.16%) ProxySG
12 8 (0.083%) Samba
12 8 (0.083%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.073%) Firmware
14 6 (0.062%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 5 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.052%) NFS
15 5 (0.052%) XenApp
16 4 (0.042%) Xen
Systems Management
1 171 (1.78%) Puppet
2 135 (1.40%) Ansible
3 96 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (0.58%) Kubernetes
5 45 (0.47%) Terraform
6 44 (0.46%) SCCM
7 40 (0.42%) Nessus
7 40 (0.42%) Nexpose
8 35 (0.36%) Oozie
9 30 (0.31%) RSA Security Analytics
10 29 (0.30%) WSUS
11 28 (0.29%) Kibana
12 27 (0.28%) QRadar
13 26 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
14 25 (0.26%) Core Impact
14 25 (0.26%) Grafana
14 25 (0.26%) OpenVAS
14 25 (0.26%) PowerBroker
14 25 (0.26%) ZABBIX
15 24 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1230 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 1128 (11.74%) Google
3 1124 (11.70%) Tableau
4 985 (10.25%) Oracle
5 451 (4.69%) SAP
6 425 (4.42%) Adobe
7 205 (2.13%) IBM
8 175 (1.82%) Cognos
9 153 (1.59%) Splunk
10 151 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
11 150 (1.56%) Informatica
12 123 (1.28%) Cisco
13 111 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
14 107 (1.11%) Cloudera
14 107 (1.11%) Talend
15 104 (1.08%) Alteryx
16 103 (1.07%) Facebook
17 95 (0.99%) Hortonworks
18 94 (0.98%) VMware
19 90 (0.94%) Teradata