Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 32 38
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 2,931 9,104 9,680
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.97% 6.44% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 6.99% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,538 7,409 7,428
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,125 £48,500
% change year-on-year +6.87% +1.29% +7.78%

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 45,424 130,252 153,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.57% 92.19% 91.88%
Number of salaries quoted 36,845 102,233 122,379
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 20 September 2020.

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 20 September 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 -3 2,704 £62,250 +5.09% 598
London -4 1,657 £70,000 +7.69% 284
UK excluding London -12 1,169 £52,500 +6.87% 350
South East -25 296 £55,000 +4.76% 68
North of England -8 272 £52,500 +16.67% 102
Work from Home -15 252 £55,000 -15.38% 63
North West +2 195 £55,000 +22.22% 62
South West +3 184 £45,000 -14.29% 33
Midlands 0 176 £50,000 +10.86% 61
West Midlands 0 115 £52,500 +5.00% 31
Scotland +3 96 £47,500 - 30
East of England +1 94 £55,000 +10.00% 39
Yorkshire +8 63 £50,000 +9.48% 17
East Midlands +10 59 £40,000 -6.98% 30
Wales -1 29 £50,000 +29.87% 10
Northern Ireland +10 21 £45,000 +12.50% 6
North East -29 14 £38,500 -14.44% 23
Channel Islands +2 1 £65,000 +73.33%

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 1,124 (38.35%) SQL
2 988 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
3 948 (32.34%) Python
4 833 (28.42%) Azure
5 802 (27.36%) Finance
6 782 (26.68%) Data Analytics
7 765 (26.10%) Business Intelligence
8 662 (22.59%) AWS
9 556 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
10 549 (18.73%) Big Data
11 528 (18.01%) Microsoft
12 494 (16.85%) Java
13 475 (16.21%) JavaScript
14 468 (15.97%) Degree
15 467 (15.93%) DevOps
16 465 (15.86%) Data Science
17 464 (15.83%) Power Platform
18 455 (15.52%) Power BI
19 442 (15.08%) Machine Learning
20 438 (14.94%) Data Warehouse
21 421 (14.36%) Visualisation
22 376 (12.83%) SQL Server
23 360 (12.28%) ETL
24 358 (12.21%) Software Engineering
25 344 (11.74%) Scrum
26 335 (11.43%) Artificial Intelligence
26 335 (11.43%) R
27 334 (11.40%) Data Modelling
28 308 (10.51%) Google
29 305 (10.41%) Problem-Solving

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
1 237 (8.09%) Apache Spark
2 95 (3.24%) SAS
3 71 (2.42%) Apache
4 52 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
5 48 (1.64%) Confluence
6 40 (1.36%) CMS
7 32 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
8 31 (1.06%) SharePoint
9 25 (0.85%) IIS
10 19 (0.65%) Jupyter
11 16 (0.55%) Luigi
12 15 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 12 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.38%) Apache Synapse
15 9 (0.31%) nginx
15 9 (0.31%) WordPress
16 8 (0.27%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.27%) IBM Domino
17 7 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 5 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 192 (6.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.61%) Chatbot
5 15 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.38%) Figma
8 8 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.27%) Zeplin
9 7 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.24%) SPSS
10 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.20%) Sketch
11 3 (0.10%) Adobe XD
11 3 (0.10%) InVision
11 3 (0.10%) Stata
12 2 (0.068%) EViews
12 2 (0.068%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 25 (0.85%) FINCAD Analytics
2 21 (0.72%) Sentinel
3 16 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.48%) Magento
5 11 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
6 10 (0.34%) SAP BPC
7 8 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
7 8 (0.27%) R3 Corda
8 7 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
10 5 (0.17%) BigMachines
10 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.17%) Markit EDM
10 5 (0.17%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
11 4 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
11 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.14%) SAP MDM
11 4 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 833 (28.42%) Azure
2 662 (22.59%) AWS
3 464 (15.83%) Power Platform
4 249 (8.50%) GCP
5 237 (8.09%) SaaS
6 172 (5.87%) Google Analytics
7 123 (4.20%) Azure Data Factory
8 117 (3.99%) PaaS
9 90 (3.07%) Serverless
10 70 (2.39%) IaaS
11 68 (2.32%) Office 365
12 54 (1.84%) Amazon S3
13 48 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
14 45 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
15 37 (1.26%) GitHub
16 35 (1.19%) Logic Apps
17 32 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
18 31 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
18 31 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
19 30 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.15%) Firewall
2 38 (1.30%) Internet
3 35 (1.19%) DNS
4 29 (0.99%) Skype
5 26 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 22 (0.75%) Network Security
7 20 (0.68%) VPN
8 18 (0.61%) WAN
8 18 (0.61%) Wireshark
9 14 (0.48%) DKIM
9 14 (0.48%) DMARC
10 13 (0.44%) BGP
11 11 (0.38%) MPLS
12 10 (0.34%) Broadband
12 10 (0.34%) HTTP
13 9 (0.31%) LAN
13 9 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (0.27%) SMS
14 8 (0.27%) VoIP
15 7 (0.24%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 549 (18.73%) Big Data
2 455 (15.52%) Power BI
3 438 (14.94%) Data Warehouse
4 376 (12.83%) SQL Server
5 269 (9.18%) Data Lake
6 264 (9.01%) Hadoop
7 213 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 162 (5.53%) NoSQL
9 157 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 145 (4.95%) Apache Hive
11 129 (4.40%) Relational Database
12 124 (4.23%) Azure SQL Database
13 123 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 104 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
15 97 (3.31%) MySQL
16 88 (3.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 86 (2.93%) Amazon Redshift
18 84 (2.87%) Data Mining
19 75 (2.56%) Snowflake Schema
20 74 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 228 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 123 (4.20%) JIRA
3 104 (3.55%) Jenkins
4 44 (1.50%) Selenium
5 40 (1.36%) webpack
6 38 (1.30%) Cucumber
7 34 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
7 34 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 31 (1.06%) Artifactory
9 25 (0.85%) TeamCity
10 23 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (0.68%) GitLab
11 20 (0.68%) SpecFlow
12 18 (0.61%) ERwin
12 18 (0.61%) Grunt
13 17 (0.58%) Maven
14 15 (0.51%) Bitbucket
15 14 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (0.48%) Metasploit
16 13 (0.44%) Xcode
General
1 802 (27.36%) Finance
2 299 (10.20%) Marketing
3 176 (6.00%) Banking
4 168 (5.73%) Front Office
5 124 (4.23%) Retail
6 77 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 64 (2.18%) Legal
8 61 (2.08%) Games
8 61 (2.08%) Law
9 59 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 57 (1.94%) Public Sector
11 49 (1.67%) Local Government
12 46 (1.57%) Investment Banking
13 44 (1.50%) Advertising
14 42 (1.43%) Telecoms
15 38 (1.30%) Publishing
16 30 (1.02%) Police
17 23 (0.78%) Financial Institution
18 21 (0.72%) Electronics
19 16 (0.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 639 (21.80%) Developer
2 366 (12.49%) Analyst
3 309 (10.54%) Data Engineer
4 276 (9.42%) Architect
5 154 (5.25%) Consultant
6 142 (4.84%) Data Scientist
7 128 (4.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 128 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
8 107 (3.65%) Data Architect
9 100 (3.41%) Senior Developer
10 98 (3.34%) Data Analyst
11 85 (2.90%) Software Engineer
12 82 (2.80%) Business Analyst
13 81 (2.76%) Azure Engineer
13 81 (2.76%) SQL Developer
14 74 (2.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 73 (2.49%) DevOps Engineer
16 67 (2.29%) Java Developer
16 67 (2.29%) Python Developer
17 66 (2.25%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (8.60%) HTML
2 236 (8.05%) .NET
3 206 (7.03%) Web Services
4 200 (6.82%) CSS
5 175 (5.97%) AngularJS
6 165 (5.63%) React
7 145 (4.95%) Kafka
8 125 (4.26%) Node.js
9 104 (3.55%) HTML5
10 95 (3.24%) JSON
11 90 (3.07%) REST
12 74 (2.52%) ASP.NET
13 73 (2.49%) XML
14 72 (2.46%) Vue.js
15 67 (2.29%) TensorFlow
16 63 (2.15%) CSS3
17 58 (1.98%) Sass
18 54 (1.84%) J2EE
19 53 (1.81%) Pandas
20 52 (1.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 556 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 170 (5.80%) User Experience
3 160 (5.46%) Fixed Income
4 156 (5.32%) Algorithms
5 140 (4.78%) Hedge funds
6 138 (4.71%) Management Information System
7 128 (4.37%) Derivative
8 89 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
9 75 (2.56%) Equities
10 67 (2.29%) Data Structures
11 63 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
12 55 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
13 51 (1.74%) Public Cloud
14 48 (1.64%) Mobile App
14 48 (1.64%) Social Media
15 45 (1.54%) Blog
15 45 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 39 (1.33%) Cloud Native
17 33 (1.13%) Data Centre
18 31 (1.06%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 219 (7.47%) Linux
2 150 (5.12%) Windows
3 91 (3.10%) Unix
4 54 (1.84%) Apple iOS
5 48 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 42 (1.43%) Android
7 15 (0.51%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.48%) Kali Linux
9 13 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (0.31%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.068%) HPUX
15 1 (0.034%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 988 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
2 782 (26.68%) Data Analytics
3 765 (26.10%) Business Intelligence
4 467 (15.93%) DevOps
5 465 (15.86%) Data Science
6 442 (15.08%) Machine Learning
7 421 (14.36%) Visualisation
8 360 (12.28%) ETL
9 358 (12.21%) Software Engineering
10 344 (11.74%) Scrum
11 335 (11.43%) Artificial Intelligence
12 334 (11.40%) Data Modelling
13 305 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
14 260 (8.87%) Computer Science
15 248 (8.46%) Data Visualisation
16 245 (8.36%) Decision-Making
17 237 (8.09%) Microservices
18 235 (8.02%) Data Analysis
19 231 (7.88%) Mentoring
20 221 (7.54%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,124 (38.35%) SQL
2 948 (32.34%) Python
3 494 (16.85%) Java
4 475 (16.21%) JavaScript
5 335 (11.43%) R
6 268 (9.14%) C#
7 166 (5.66%) C++
8 140 (4.78%) Scala
9 113 (3.86%) T-SQL
10 81 (2.76%) TypeScript
11 70 (2.39%) C
12 68 (2.32%) PowerShell
13 64 (2.18%) Kotlin
14 57 (1.94%) PHP
14 57 (1.94%) VBA
15 53 (1.81%) PL/SQL
16 51 (1.74%) Shell Script
17 45 (1.54%) MATLAB
18 41 (1.40%) Bash Shell
19 39 (1.33%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 468 (15.97%) Degree
2 124 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 100 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 52 (1.77%) PhD
5 43 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 33 (1.13%) Master's Degree
7 31 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
8 30 (1.02%) AWS Certification
9 27 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
9 27 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (0.89%) DV Cleared
11 19 (0.65%) ISEB
12 18 (0.61%) CISSP
13 17 (0.58%) CREST Certified
14 16 (0.55%) PMI Certification
15 15 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (0.51%) GCIA
15 15 (0.51%) GCIH
15 15 (0.51%) SANS
16 14 (0.48%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (4.06%) Data Quality
2 100 (3.41%) QA
3 54 (1.84%) GDPR
4 43 (1.47%) NIST
5 23 (0.78%) PMO
6 22 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.68%) SLA
8 15 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 15 (0.51%) NCSC
8 15 (0.51%) NIST 800
9 12 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.24%) MiFID
11 6 (0.20%) IFRS
12 5 (0.17%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.10%) EMIR
13 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.10%) ITGC
13 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.068%) COSO
System Software
1 279 (9.52%) Docker
2 92 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 57 (1.94%) HDFS
4 26 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.48%) Snort
8 12 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.34%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.27%) Firmware
11 7 (0.24%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.17%) Varnish
13 4 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.034%) NetIQ eDirectory
16 1 (0.034%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 1 (0.034%) vCloud
16 1 (0.034%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.034%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 210 (7.16%) Kubernetes
2 75 (2.56%) Terraform
3 54 (1.84%) Ansible
4 21 (0.72%) Puppet
5 15 (0.51%) SCCM
6 14 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
6 14 (0.48%) Mesos
7 13 (0.44%) Marathon
8 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (0.34%) Kibana
9 10 (0.34%) Nagios
10 9 (0.31%) Oozie
10 9 (0.31%) SCOM
10 9 (0.31%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.20%) Grafana
11 6 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.17%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 528 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 308 (10.51%) Google
3 297 (10.13%) Tableau
4 161 (5.49%) Databricks
5 148 (5.05%) Oracle
6 118 (4.03%) SAP
7 72 (2.46%) Talend
8 71 (2.42%) Cloudera
9 65 (2.22%) Adobe
10 62 (2.12%) Bloomberg
11 60 (2.05%) Informatica
12 58 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
13 47 (1.60%) Capita
14 45 (1.54%) Splunk
15 43 (1.47%) Sparx
16 40 (1.36%) Facebook
17 39 (1.33%) IBM
18 37 (1.26%) Teradata
19 32 (1.09%) VMware
20 31 (1.06%) Alteryx