Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 44 61
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 9,425 10,020 8,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.96% 5.58% 4.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.51% 6.08% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6,942 7,528 6,810
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 144,803 164,913 169,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.59% 91.90% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 114,496 131,060 140,287
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,418 £27,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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 +10 8,734 £57,500 +4.55% 1,419
London -1 5,005 £65,000 +4.00% 750
UK excluding London +18 4,126 £49,000 +8.89% 755
South East +27 1,246 £52,500 +10.53% 169
North of England -10 857 £47,500 +5.56% 215
Midlands +29 623 £42,500 - 144
South West +25 520 £52,500 +10.53% 68
North West -13 503 £48,500 +6.01% 115
East of England +39 439 £50,000 +5.26% 74
West Midlands +10 385 £42,000 -0.59% 84
Scotland -2 337 £46,500 +9.41% 52
Yorkshire -8 310 £47,500 +18.75% 84
East Midlands +52 237 £45,000 +12.50% 60
North East +58 90 £55,000 +50.68% 16
Wales +37 71 £40,000 +14.29% 16
Northern Ireland +20 46 £32,500 -7.14% 17
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 3,336 (35.40%) SQL
2 2,874 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
3 2,545 (27.00%) Finance
4 2,306 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
5 2,215 (23.50%) Python
6 2,176 (23.09%) Degree
7 2,115 (22.44%) Data Analytics
8 1,790 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
9 1,736 (18.42%) Big Data
10 1,636 (17.36%) Data Science
11 1,584 (16.81%) Java
12 1,412 (14.98%) Microsoft
13 1,373 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
14 1,360 (14.43%) Visualisation
15 1,357 (14.40%) Microsoft Azure
16 1,309 (13.89%) JavaScript
17 1,301 (13.80%) Amazon AWS
18 1,285 (13.63%) SQL Server
19 1,265 (13.42%) Data Warehouse
20 1,253 (13.29%) Machine Learning
21 1,220 (12.94%) Marketing
22 1,179 (12.51%) Google
23 1,165 (12.36%) Tableau
24 1,071 (11.36%) ETL
25 1,070 (11.35%) Computer Science
26 1,018 (10.80%) C#
27 1,009 (10.71%) HTML
28 1,002 (10.63%) R
29 984 (10.44%) Power BI
30 965 (10.24%) Software Engineering

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
1 794 (8.42%) Apache Spark
2 594 (6.30%) SAS
3 296 (3.14%) Apache
4 249 (2.64%) CMS
5 186 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
6 154 (1.63%) SharePoint
7 109 (1.16%) Confluence
8 101 (1.07%) Apache Pig
9 86 (0.91%) EPiServer
10 59 (0.63%) Apache Solr
11 56 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
11 56 (0.59%) WordPress
12 53 (0.56%) Marvel
13 52 (0.55%) IIS
14 51 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 44 (0.47%) Tomcat
16 36 (0.38%) OpenStack
17 26 (0.28%) Drupal
17 26 (0.28%) MS Exchange
18 25 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 629 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 238 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
3 160 (1.70%) SPSS
4 154 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 100 (1.06%) InVision
6 99 (1.05%) Photoshop
7 69 (0.73%) Chatbot
8 64 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 62 (0.66%) MS Visio
10 45 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
11 34 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
12 22 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
13 19 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
14 14 (0.15%) Stata
15 13 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
16 11 (0.12%) Flinto
16 11 (0.12%) Weka
17 10 (0.11%) GIMP
18 9 (0.095%) GNU Octave
19 5 (0.053%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 87 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
2 52 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 43 (0.46%) Eloqua
4 34 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 31 (0.33%) SAP CO
5 31 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 31 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 30 (0.32%) SAP BPC
7 29 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
8 26 (0.28%) NetSuite
9 23 (0.24%) Actimize
10 19 (0.20%) SAP ERP
11 17 (0.18%) WebTrends
12 16 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
12 16 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 15 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
14 12 (0.13%) SAP IBP
15 11 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
16 10 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
16 10 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1,357 (14.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,301 (13.80%) Amazon AWS
3 680 (7.21%) Google Analytics
4 370 (3.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 359 (3.81%) SaaS
6 251 (2.66%) PaaS
7 182 (1.93%) Azure Data Factory
8 174 (1.85%) Office 365
9 148 (1.57%) Serverless
10 139 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
11 135 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
12 124 (1.32%) AdWords
13 121 (1.28%) IaaS
14 93 (0.99%) npm
15 87 (0.92%) Data Lake Analytics
16 83 (0.88%) Google Tag Manager
17 72 (0.76%) GitHub
18 70 (0.74%) Google Play
19 63 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
20 60 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 232 (2.46%) Firewall
2 192 (2.04%) Internet
3 110 (1.17%) HTTP
4 104 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 89 (0.94%) DNS
6 64 (0.68%) Wireshark
7 63 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 56 (0.59%) VPN
9 54 (0.57%) WAN
10 52 (0.55%) LAN
11 43 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
12 39 (0.41%) Network Security
13 37 (0.39%) Wireless
14 35 (0.37%) Intranet
15 32 (0.34%) Skype
15 32 (0.34%) SSL
16 30 (0.32%) Bluetooth
17 28 (0.30%) SAN
18 27 (0.29%) DHCP
19 26 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,736 (18.42%) Big Data
2 1,285 (13.63%) SQL Server
3 1,265 (13.42%) Data Warehouse
4 984 (10.44%) Power BI
5 875 (9.28%) Hadoop
6 686 (7.28%) NoSQL
7 611 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 574 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 474 (5.03%) QlikView
10 470 (4.99%) Relational Database
11 430 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 392 (4.16%) Apache Hive
13 391 (4.15%) Data Lake
14 361 (3.83%) MongoDB
15 316 (3.35%) MySQL
16 256 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
17 253 (2.68%) Data Mining
18 243 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
19 239 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
20 200 (2.12%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 675 (7.16%) Git (software)
2 388 (4.12%) JIRA
3 340 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 251 (2.66%) Visual Studio
5 172 (1.82%) Selenium
6 165 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 137 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 113 (1.20%) Maven
9 111 (1.18%) Subversion
10 107 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
11 100 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
12 98 (1.04%) gulp
13 86 (0.91%) webpack
14 81 (0.86%) Axure RP
15 74 (0.79%) Mocha
16 71 (0.75%) Protractor
17 67 (0.71%) Cucumber
18 65 (0.69%) Bower
19 63 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
20 61 (0.65%) Sinon.JS
General
1 2,545 (27.00%) Finance
2 1,220 (12.94%) Marketing
3 926 (9.82%) Retail
4 711 (7.54%) Banking
5 327 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 246 (2.61%) Advertising
7 232 (2.46%) Investment Banking
8 211 (2.24%) Manufacturing
9 200 (2.12%) Games
10 186 (1.97%) Front Office
11 158 (1.68%) Legal
12 148 (1.57%) Publishing
13 135 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 122 (1.29%) Law
15 104 (1.10%) Financial Institution
16 96 (1.02%) Electronics
17 68 (0.72%) Automotive
18 56 (0.59%) Back Office
19 53 (0.56%) Military
20 44 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2,067 (21.93%) Developer
2 1,512 (16.04%) Analyst
3 759 (8.05%) Architect
4 599 (6.36%) Consultant
5 520 (5.52%) Data Scientist
6 444 (4.71%) Data Analyst
7 439 (4.66%) Data Engineer
8 342 (3.63%) Senior Developer
9 307 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 302 (3.20%) Java Developer
11 271 (2.88%) Software Engineer
12 270 (2.86%) Data Architect
13 252 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
14 242 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
15 224 (2.38%) Business Analyst
15 224 (2.38%) Software Developer
16 218 (2.31%) .NET Developer
17 210 (2.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 206 (2.19%) C# Developer
19 198 (2.10%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,009 (10.71%) HTML
2 828 (8.79%) .NET
3 804 (8.53%) CSS
4 560 (5.94%) AngularJS
5 473 (5.02%) Web Services
6 381 (4.04%) HTML5
7 380 (4.03%) React
8 367 (3.89%) Kafka
9 329 (3.49%) jQuery
10 319 (3.38%) Node.js
11 252 (2.67%) ASP.NET
12 247 (2.62%) XML
13 241 (2.56%) RESTful
14 240 (2.55%) Spring
15 226 (2.40%) JSON
16 211 (2.24%) REST
17 208 (2.21%) CSS3
18 206 (2.19%) Natural Language Processing
19 173 (1.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 152 (1.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1,790 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
2 836 (8.87%) User Experience
3 577 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 311 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 294 (3.12%) Fintech
6 283 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
7 273 (2.90%) Data Structures
8 238 (2.53%) Mobile App
9 234 (2.48%) Social Media
10 224 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
11 175 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
12 120 (1.27%) Equities
13 118 (1.25%) Public Cloud
14 112 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
15 109 (1.16%) Derivative
16 108 (1.15%) Virtual Team
17 102 (1.08%) NHS
18 101 (1.07%) Credit Risk
19 100 (1.06%) Hedge funds
20 95 (1.01%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 767 (8.14%) Linux
2 529 (5.61%) Windows
3 255 (2.71%) Unix
4 254 (2.69%) Android
5 170 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 125 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 75 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 50 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (0.35%) VMS
12 27 (0.29%) CentOS
12 27 (0.29%) Windows 10
13 26 (0.28%) Debian
14 25 (0.27%) Solaris
15 22 (0.23%) AIX
15 22 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 18 (0.19%) HPUX
17 12 (0.13%) Windows 7
18 11 (0.12%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,874 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 2,306 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
3 2,115 (22.44%) Data Analytics
4 1,636 (17.36%) Data Science
5 1,373 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
6 1,360 (14.43%) Visualisation
7 1,253 (13.29%) Machine Learning
8 1,071 (11.36%) ETL
9 1,070 (11.35%) Computer Science
10 965 (10.24%) Software Engineering
11 891 (9.45%) Data Modelling
12 888 (9.42%) Mathematics
13 845 (8.97%) Artificial Intelligence
14 817 (8.67%) DevOps
15 796 (8.45%) Data Analysis
16 787 (8.35%) Data Visualisation
17 781 (8.29%) Project Management
18 775 (8.22%) Scrum
19 760 (8.06%) Decision-Making
20 673 (7.14%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3,336 (35.40%) SQL
2 2,215 (23.50%) Python
3 1,584 (16.81%) Java
4 1,309 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 1,018 (10.80%) C#
6 1,002 (10.63%) R
7 520 (5.52%) T-SQL
8 517 (5.49%) C++
9 437 (4.64%) Scala
10 328 (3.48%) C
11 283 (3.00%) PowerShell
12 219 (2.32%) VBA
13 187 (1.98%) PHP
14 155 (1.64%) Bash Shell
15 143 (1.52%) Ruby
16 127 (1.35%) Java 8
16 127 (1.35%) MATLAB
17 115 (1.22%) Go
18 114 (1.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 101 (1.07%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2,176 (23.09%) Degree
2 407 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 267 (2.83%) PhD
4 243 (2.58%) Security Cleared
5 172 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 162 (1.72%) CISSP
6 162 (1.72%) Master's Degree
7 132 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
8 123 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 96 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
10 83 (0.88%) DV Cleared
11 80 (0.85%) MCSE
12 77 (0.82%) MBA
13 66 (0.70%) ISEB
14 64 (0.68%) PMI Certification
15 57 (0.60%) CEH
16 51 (0.54%) SAFe Agilist
17 49 (0.52%) CCIE
17 49 (0.52%) SANS
18 45 (0.48%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 489 (5.19%) Data Quality
1 489 (5.19%) QA
2 117 (1.24%) GDPR
3 111 (1.18%) SLA
4 100 (1.06%) PMO
5 67 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 20 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
7 20 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 17 (0.18%) IFRS
9 16 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.17%) WCAG
10 13 (0.14%) IFRS 9
11 12 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 12 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 10 (0.11%) GPG13
12 10 (0.11%) MiFID
13 9 (0.095%) COBIT
14 8 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 393 (4.17%) Docker
2 177 (1.88%) Active Directory
3 106 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (0.97%) HDFS
5 71 (0.75%) Apache Flume
6 41 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
7 29 (0.31%) VirtualBox
8 28 (0.30%) Hyper-V
9 24 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 24 (0.25%) XenApp
10 21 (0.22%) Snort
11 17 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.18%) vSphere
12 14 (0.15%) KVM
13 13 (0.14%) NFS
13 13 (0.14%) Samba
13 13 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
14 11 (0.12%) pfSense
15 10 (0.11%) XenDesktop
16 7 (0.074%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 205 (2.18%) Kubernetes
2 197 (2.09%) Ansible
3 172 (1.82%) Puppet
4 151 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 149 (1.58%) Terraform
6 94 (1.00%) Oozie
7 85 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
8 51 (0.54%) RSA Security Analytics
9 42 (0.45%) Kibana
10 35 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
11 33 (0.35%) SCCM
12 31 (0.33%) Mesos
13 29 (0.31%) ZABBIX
14 24 (0.25%) Nagios
14 24 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
14 24 (0.25%) Stealthwatch
15 16 (0.17%) Prometheus
15 16 (0.17%) Salt
16 15 (0.16%) Ambari
16 15 (0.16%) Grafana
Vendors
1 1,412 (14.98%) Microsoft
2 1,179 (12.51%) Google
3 1,165 (12.36%) Tableau
4 618 (6.56%) Oracle
5 562 (5.96%) SAP
6 389 (4.13%) Adobe
7 282 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
8 199 (2.11%) IBM
9 177 (1.88%) VMware
10 165 (1.75%) Informatica
11 160 (1.70%) Cloudera
12 154 (1.63%) Cognos
13 148 (1.57%) Splunk
14 135 (1.43%) Alteryx
15 129 (1.37%) Hortonworks
16 122 (1.29%) Talend
17 119 (1.26%) Cisco
18 92 (0.98%) Databricks
19 90 (0.95%) Red Hat
20 81 (0.86%) Cognizant