Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 33 34
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 6,497 6,414 9,744
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.18% 6.72% 6.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.74% 7.28% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4,443 4,674 7,196
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £61,750 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.83% +7.39% +4.55%
75th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,639
% change year-on-year - +4.96% +0.29%

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 83,970 88,154 134,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.82% 92.32% 92.40%
Number of salaries quoted 62,413 70,875 106,493
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021. 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 +1 5,840 £60,000 -4.00% 1,080
London +2 3,274 £70,000 - 509
UK excluding London +7 2,740 £50,000 - 641
Work from Home -12 948 £57,500 -14.81% 212
North of England +6 665 £52,507 +5.01% 198
South East +3 597 £50,000 -9.09% 130
South West +19 519 £47,500 +5.56% 56
Midlands +4 448 £50,000 - 118
North West +9 368 £55,000 +10.57% 129
West Midlands +10 338 £52,500 +7.14% 72
Yorkshire +9 272 £55,000 +12.24% 50
Scotland -9 213 £52,500 - 48
East of England +2 203 £50,000 -9.09% 65
East Midlands -10 109 £42,500 -15.00% 46
Wales +1 45 £35,000 -27.08% 21
Northern Ireland +6 28 £40,000 - 5
North East -42 25 £41,000 -25.45% 19
Isle of Man - 25 £40,000 -
Channel Islands -3 1 £50,000 -23.08%

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 2,530 (38.94%) SQL
2 2,091 (32.18%) Python
3 1,997 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
4 1,822 (28.04%) Business Intelligence
5 1,590 (24.47%) Azure
6 1,569 (24.15%) Data Analytics
6 1,569 (24.15%) Finance
7 1,435 (22.09%) Social Skills
8 1,391 (21.41%) AWS
9 1,262 (19.42%) Data Science
10 1,227 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
11 1,084 (16.68%) Power Platform
12 1,049 (16.15%) Power BI
13 1,048 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
14 997 (15.35%) Visualisation
15 962 (14.81%) Marketing
16 958 (14.75%) Machine Learning
17 943 (14.51%) Java
18 939 (14.45%) Degree
19 938 (14.44%) DevOps
20 908 (13.98%) ETL
21 906 (13.94%) Big Data
22 897 (13.81%) Microsoft
23 894 (13.76%) Google
24 888 (13.67%) JavaScript
25 860 (13.24%) Software Engineering
26 812 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
27 783 (12.05%) Artificial Intelligence
28 750 (11.54%) Data Modelling
28 750 (11.54%) Tableau

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
1 428 (6.59%) Apache Spark
2 295 (4.54%) SAS
3 169 (2.60%) Confluence
4 153 (2.35%) Apache Airflow
5 150 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
6 125 (1.92%) CMS
7 113 (1.74%) Apache
8 80 (1.23%) SharePoint
9 42 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 36 (0.55%) WordPress
11 31 (0.48%) Luigi
12 30 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 24 (0.37%) Drupal
14 20 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
15 19 (0.29%) Tomcat
16 18 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
17 17 (0.26%) IIS
18 15 (0.23%) Apache Pig
19 14 (0.22%) nginx
20 13 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 426 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 148 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
3 74 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 65 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 54 (0.83%) Sketch
6 53 (0.82%) InVision
7 50 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
8 48 (0.74%) Photoshop
9 43 (0.66%) Figma
10 32 (0.49%) SPSS
11 27 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
12 23 (0.35%) Adobe XD
13 13 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
14 12 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
15 11 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 9 (0.14%) Campfire
17 7 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
17 7 (0.11%) Chatbot
18 6 (0.092%) Marvel
19 5 (0.077%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 52 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.54%) Magento
3 34 (0.52%) Shopify
4 30 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
5 25 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 23 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
7 21 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
8 17 (0.26%) FastStats
9 13 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
10 12 (0.18%) NetSuite
10 12 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 12 (0.18%) SAP BPC
11 11 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 11 (0.17%) SAP ERP
12 10 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 10 (0.15%) Sentinel
13 8 (0.12%) Loan IQ
13 8 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
14 7 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
14 7 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1,590 (24.47%) Azure
2 1,391 (21.41%) AWS
3 1,084 (16.68%) Power Platform
4 720 (11.08%) GCP
5 462 (7.11%) Google Analytics
6 339 (5.22%) SaaS
7 279 (4.29%) Azure Data Factory
8 259 (3.99%) Serverless
9 206 (3.17%) PaaS
10 144 (2.22%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 126 (1.94%) IaaS
12 110 (1.69%) GitHub
13 105 (1.62%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 103 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
15 102 (1.57%) Microsoft 365
16 91 (1.40%) Amazon S3
17 87 (1.34%) Azure Logic Apps
18 82 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
19 77 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
19 77 (1.19%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 103 (1.59%) Firewall
2 98 (1.51%) Internet
3 43 (0.66%) DNS
3 43 (0.66%) HTTP
4 30 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 24 (0.37%) Unified Communications
6 23 (0.35%) Broadband
7 18 (0.28%) SMS
7 18 (0.28%) VPN
8 17 (0.26%) Extranet
8 17 (0.26%) Network Security
9 14 (0.22%) AMQP
10 13 (0.20%) Wireless
11 12 (0.18%) SSL
12 10 (0.15%) BGP
12 10 (0.15%) BIG-IP
12 10 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 10 (0.15%) WAN
13 9 (0.14%) FTP
14 8 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,049 (16.15%) Power BI
2 1,048 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
3 906 (13.94%) Big Data
4 750 (11.54%) Tableau
5 673 (10.36%) SQL Server
6 381 (5.86%) NoSQL
7 380 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 364 (5.60%) Hadoop
9 346 (5.33%) Data Lake
10 318 (4.89%) Relational Database
11 316 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 270 (4.16%) MySQL
13 253 (3.89%) Amazon Redshift
14 250 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 233 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
16 221 (3.40%) Azure SQL Database
17 215 (3.31%) BigQuery
18 194 (2.99%) MongoDB
19 186 (2.86%) Data Mining
20 176 (2.71%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 395 (6.08%) Jenkins
2 327 (5.03%) Git (software)
3 255 (3.92%) JIRA
4 101 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 72 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 66 (1.02%) Vagrant
7 64 (0.99%) Visual Studio
8 59 (0.91%) Cypress.io
9 53 (0.82%) Maven
10 46 (0.71%) webpack
11 42 (0.65%) Bitbucket
12 41 (0.63%) GitLab
12 41 (0.63%) JUnit
12 41 (0.63%) Selenium
13 37 (0.57%) Artifactory
13 37 (0.57%) Gradle
14 36 (0.55%) CircleCI
15 34 (0.52%) Mocha
16 33 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
17 29 (0.45%) gulp
General
1 1,569 (24.15%) Finance
2 1,435 (22.09%) Social Skills
3 1,227 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
4 962 (14.81%) Marketing
5 348 (5.36%) Retail
6 319 (4.91%) Banking
7 260 (4.00%) Front Office
8 252 (3.88%) Presentation Skills
9 225 (3.46%) Legal
10 180 (2.77%) Public Sector
11 167 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 161 (2.48%) Games
13 149 (2.29%) Law
14 142 (2.19%) Influencing Skills
15 140 (2.15%) Advertising
16 130 (2.00%) Manufacturing
17 119 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
18 109 (1.68%) Telecoms
19 94 (1.45%) Investment Banking
20 83 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,173 (18.05%) Developer
2 939 (14.45%) Analyst
3 605 (9.31%) Data Engineer
4 531 (8.17%) Architect
5 376 (5.79%) Data Analyst
6 308 (4.74%) Consultant
7 297 (4.57%) Software Engineer
8 281 (4.33%) Data Architect
9 274 (4.22%) Data Scientist
10 235 (3.62%) Azure Engineer
11 220 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 192 (2.96%) Senior Developer
13 166 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
14 151 (2.32%) Python Developer
15 144 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 142 (2.19%) Senior Analyst
17 139 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
18 133 (2.05%) JavaScript Developer
19 124 (1.91%) Business Analyst
20 121 (1.86%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (7.34%) React
2 457 (7.03%) HTML
3 418 (6.43%) CSS
4 332 (5.11%) Kafka
5 316 (4.86%) .NET
6 304 (4.68%) AngularJS
7 297 (4.57%) Node.js
8 278 (4.28%) Web Services
9 208 (3.20%) REST
10 135 (2.08%) Vue.js
11 130 (2.00%) jQuery
12 127 (1.95%) GraphQL
13 116 (1.79%) HTML5
14 109 (1.68%) RESTful
15 100 (1.54%) Redux
16 96 (1.48%) .NET Core
17 92 (1.42%) JSON
17 92 (1.42%) Spring
18 91 (1.40%) XML
19 87 (1.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 505 (7.77%) User Experience
2 296 (4.56%) Derivative
3 228 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 221 (3.40%) Equities
5 205 (3.16%) Hedge funds
6 204 (3.14%) Algorithms
7 180 (2.77%) Data Structures
8 178 (2.74%) Fixed Income
9 174 (2.68%) Mobile App
10 156 (2.40%) Life Science
11 155 (2.39%) Social Media
12 149 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
13 122 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 118 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
15 113 (1.74%) Data Centre
15 113 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
16 105 (1.62%) Cyberattack
17 87 (1.34%) Public Cloud
18 81 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
19 79 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 469 (7.22%) Linux
2 179 (2.76%) Windows
3 103 (1.59%) Android
4 86 (1.32%) Unix
5 82 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 71 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 60 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 44 (0.68%) CentOS
9 37 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 31 (0.48%) Alpine Linux
11 10 (0.15%) VMS
12 7 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.077%) Windows Server 2016
14 3 (0.046%) AIX
14 3 (0.046%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.031%) Solaris
16 1 (0.015%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.015%) Mesosphere
16 1 (0.015%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,997 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1,822 (28.04%) Business Intelligence
3 1,569 (24.15%) Data Analytics
4 1,262 (19.42%) Data Science
5 997 (15.35%) Visualisation
6 958 (14.75%) Machine Learning
7 938 (14.44%) DevOps
8 908 (13.98%) ETL
9 860 (13.24%) Software Engineering
10 812 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 783 (12.05%) Artificial Intelligence
12 750 (11.54%) Data Modelling
13 578 (8.90%) Data Visualisation
14 559 (8.60%) Data Engineering
15 537 (8.27%) Project Management
16 528 (8.13%) Computer Science
17 506 (7.79%) Data Analysis
18 505 (7.77%) Data Management
19 498 (7.67%) Decision-Making
20 489 (7.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2,530 (38.94%) SQL
2 2,091 (32.18%) Python
3 943 (14.51%) Java
4 888 (13.67%) JavaScript
5 564 (8.68%) R
6 466 (7.17%) C#
7 295 (4.54%) TypeScript
8 259 (3.99%) C++
9 252 (3.88%) PowerShell
10 248 (3.82%) C
11 242 (3.72%) T-SQL
12 214 (3.29%) Scala
13 180 (2.77%) Go
14 158 (2.43%) PHP
15 137 (2.11%) Bash Shell
16 118 (1.82%) Ruby
17 98 (1.51%) Kotlin
18 89 (1.37%) VBA
19 87 (1.34%) PL/SQL
20 80 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 939 (14.45%) Degree
2 279 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 214 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 176 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 108 (1.66%) PhD
6 80 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
7 72 (1.11%) Master's Degree
8 59 (0.91%) DV Cleared
9 54 (0.83%) CISSP
10 41 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 38 (0.58%) CISM
12 33 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 28 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
15 22 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
16 20 (0.31%) CISA
17 18 (0.28%) AWS Certification
18 17 (0.26%) IIBA
19 16 (0.25%) CCNA
20 15 (0.23%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 390 (6.00%) Data Quality
2 244 (3.76%) QA
3 153 (2.35%) GDPR
4 46 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (0.55%) CDISC
5 36 (0.55%) NIST
6 35 (0.54%) PMO
7 32 (0.49%) SLA
8 26 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
9 24 (0.37%) Good Clinical Practice
10 20 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
10 20 (0.31%) GRC
11 18 (0.28%) PCI DSS
12 17 (0.26%) Solvency II
13 12 (0.18%) COBIT
14 10 (0.15%) MiFID
14 10 (0.15%) WCAG
15 9 (0.14%) EMIR
15 9 (0.14%) NIST 800
16 8 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 716 (11.02%) Docker
2 107 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 65 (1.00%) VirtualBox
4 28 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (0.42%) HDFS
6 20 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (0.29%) KVM
8 12 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (0.15%) Firmware
11 8 (0.12%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.11%) Hyper-V
13 6 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.092%) Xen
14 5 (0.077%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.062%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.062%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.062%) vSphere
16 2 (0.031%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 2 (0.031%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 612 (9.42%) Kubernetes
2 405 (6.23%) Terraform
3 285 (4.39%) Ansible
4 105 (1.62%) Grafana
5 104 (1.60%) Prometheus
6 100 (1.54%) Puppet
7 99 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
8 75 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
9 29 (0.45%) ZABBIX
10 19 (0.29%) CFEngine
10 19 (0.29%) Demisto
11 14 (0.22%) SCCM
12 13 (0.20%) Istio
12 13 (0.20%) Kibana
13 12 (0.18%) Graylog
14 10 (0.15%) Packer
14 10 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
16 6 (0.092%) CSIRT
16 6 (0.092%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 897 (13.81%) Microsoft
2 894 (13.76%) Google
3 397 (6.11%) Oracle
4 287 (4.42%) Databricks
5 232 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 221 (3.40%) SAP
7 209 (3.22%) Adobe
8 162 (2.49%) Informatica
9 161 (2.48%) IBM
10 144 (2.22%) Talend
11 131 (2.02%) Cloudera
12 107 (1.65%) Alteryx
13 77 (1.19%) Teradata
14 76 (1.17%) Hortonworks
14 76 (1.17%) Splunk
15 69 (1.06%) Cognos
16 66 (1.02%) Facebook
17 65 (1.00%) New Relic
18 61 (0.94%) ServiceNow
19 56 (0.86%) SaltStack