Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 59 59
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 +18
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 9,400 8,116 9,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.42% 4.65% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 5.19% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7,244 6,557 7,686
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.77% +6.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 155,849 156,291 185,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.86% 89.54% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 125,378 129,131 153,692
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 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 +13 8,909 £55,000 - 1,536
London +5 5,426 £62,500 +4.17% 879
UK excluding London +6 3,800 £45,000 - 721
South East +5 1,127 £47,500 -5.00% 198
North of England +10 997 £42,500 +3.66% 235
North West +10 620 £45,000 +12.50% 170
Midlands +21 542 £42,500 +6.25% 95
West Midlands +37 417 £42,500 +6.25% 69
East of England -19 396 £50,000 -2.91% 66
South West +25 391 £47,500 -5.00% 61
Yorkshire +24 352 £40,000 -11.11% 57
Scotland +2 316 £42,500 -10.53% 48
East Midlands -17 125 £42,500 +4.29% 25
Wales -11 36 £38,500 +2.67% 14
Northern Ireland -11 21 £30,000 -14.29% 4
North East -66 19 £37,000 -17.78% 8

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 3,400 (36.17%) SQL
2 2,497 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
3 2,450 (26.06%) Finance
4 2,258 (24.02%) Business Intelligence
5 2,219 (23.61%) Data Analytics
6 1,986 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1,948 (20.72%) Big Data
8 1,913 (20.35%) Python
9 1,720 (18.30%) Degree
10 1,687 (17.95%) Marketing
11 1,416 (15.06%) Java
12 1,395 (14.84%) JavaScript
13 1,376 (14.64%) Google
14 1,315 (13.99%) SQL Server
15 1,275 (13.56%) Microsoft
16 1,201 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
17 1,129 (12.01%) Visualisation
18 1,111 (11.82%) Tableau
19 1,101 (11.71%) HTML
20 1,044 (11.11%) Hadoop
21 1,019 (10.84%) Machine Learning
22 995 (10.59%) Banking
23 994 (10.57%) ETL
24 978 (10.40%) CSS
24 978 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
25 972 (10.34%) C#
26 957 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
27 934 (9.94%) R
28 908 (9.66%) Mathematics
29 899 (9.56%) Google Analytics

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
1 885 (9.41%) Apache Spark
2 838 (8.91%) SAS
3 291 (3.10%) CMS
4 260 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
5 251 (2.67%) Apache
6 146 (1.55%) SharePoint
7 113 (1.20%) Apache Pig
8 105 (1.12%) WordPress
9 87 (0.93%) Confluence
10 72 (0.77%) IIS
11 69 (0.73%) Tomcat
12 50 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 47 (0.50%) JBoss
14 46 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
15 38 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 38 (0.40%) Apache Solr
16 37 (0.39%) Drupal
17 28 (0.30%) EPiServer
17 28 (0.30%) OpenStack
17 28 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 811 (8.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 261 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 214 (2.28%) SPSS
4 196 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 117 (1.24%) Photoshop
6 66 (0.70%) MS Visio
7 64 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
8 57 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 45 (0.48%) InVision
10 36 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
11 30 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
12 21 (0.22%) Chatbot
13 17 (0.18%) Stata
14 16 (0.17%) Weka
15 15 (0.16%) S-PLUS
16 9 (0.096%) Fireworks
17 8 (0.085%) InDesign
17 8 (0.085%) UXPin
18 6 (0.064%) Mathematica
19 5 (0.053%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 93 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 87 (0.93%) WebTrends
3 68 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 54 (0.57%) Magento
5 38 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
6 36 (0.38%) NetSuite
7 32 (0.34%) Eloqua
8 30 (0.32%) Actimize
9 28 (0.30%) Epicor Tropos
9 28 (0.30%) SAP ERP
10 24 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 23 (0.24%) SAP HCM
12 20 (0.21%) SAP CO
12 20 (0.21%) SAP FI
12 20 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
12 20 (0.21%) Shopify
13 17 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
13 17 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
13 17 (0.18%) SAP InfiniteInsight
14 16 (0.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 978 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 957 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
3 899 (9.56%) Google Analytics
4 380 (4.04%) SaaS
5 249 (2.65%) Adobe Analytics
6 220 (2.34%) AdWords
7 212 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 206 (2.19%) PaaS
9 183 (1.95%) GitHub
10 174 (1.85%) IaaS
11 155 (1.65%) Azure Data Factory
12 122 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
13 118 (1.26%) Serverless
14 89 (0.95%) Office 365
15 83 (0.88%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 73 (0.78%) Azure Machine Learning
16 73 (0.78%) Google Tag Manager
17 66 (0.70%) npm
18 64 (0.68%) Amazon S3
19 63 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 114 (1.21%) Internet
2 110 (1.17%) Firewall
3 97 (1.03%) HTTP
4 67 (0.71%) Network Security
5 63 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 50 (0.53%) DNS
6 50 (0.53%) SMS
7 44 (0.47%) SSL
8 43 (0.46%) Wireless
9 36 (0.38%) Unified Communications
10 33 (0.35%) VPN
11 27 (0.29%) IPsec
12 26 (0.28%) BGP
12 26 (0.28%) OSPF
12 26 (0.28%) Wireless Security
13 22 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
13 22 (0.23%) SAN
14 20 (0.21%) LAN
14 20 (0.21%) WAN
15 19 (0.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,948 (20.72%) Big Data
2 1,315 (13.99%) SQL Server
3 1,201 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1,044 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 670 (7.13%) Power BI
6 593 (6.31%) NoSQL
7 543 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 531 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 467 (4.97%) MySQL
10 445 (4.73%) QlikView
11 433 (4.61%) Relational Database
12 393 (4.18%) MongoDB
13 355 (3.78%) Data Mining
14 344 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 310 (3.30%) Apache Hive
16 266 (2.83%) Data Lake
17 226 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
18 219 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
19 215 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
20 170 (1.81%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 499 (5.31%) Git (software)
2 388 (4.13%) JIRA
3 297 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 199 (2.12%) Visual Studio
5 124 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 103 (1.10%) gulp
7 102 (1.09%) Selenium
8 88 (0.94%) ProC
9 83 (0.88%) Subversion
10 82 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 79 (0.84%) TeamCity
12 77 (0.82%) Maven
12 77 (0.82%) webpack
13 73 (0.78%) Axure RP
14 69 (0.73%) Mocha
15 67 (0.71%) Grunt
16 65 (0.69%) Cucumber
16 65 (0.69%) NUnit
17 52 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
18 51 (0.54%) JUnit
General
1 2,450 (26.06%) Finance
2 1,687 (17.95%) Marketing
3 995 (10.59%) Banking
4 693 (7.37%) Retail
5 421 (4.48%) Investment Banking
6 360 (3.83%) Retail Banking
7 299 (3.18%) Advertising
8 223 (2.37%) Legal
9 214 (2.28%) Telecoms
10 213 (2.27%) Front Office
11 193 (2.05%) Manufacturing
12 175 (1.86%) Games
13 134 (1.43%) Law
14 130 (1.38%) Publishing
15 117 (1.24%) Financial Institution
16 104 (1.11%) Electronics
17 95 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
18 64 (0.68%) Back Office
19 63 (0.67%) Automotive
20 56 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,180 (23.19%) Developer
2 1,561 (16.61%) Analyst
3 903 (9.61%) Consultant
4 725 (7.71%) Architect
5 471 (5.01%) Data Scientist
6 423 (4.50%) Data Analyst
7 391 (4.16%) Senior Developer
8 322 (3.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 309 (3.29%) Data Architect
10 292 (3.11%) Analytics Manager
11 280 (2.98%) Data Engineer
12 275 (2.93%) C# Developer
13 255 (2.71%) Software Engineer
14 240 (2.55%) .NET Developer
15 228 (2.43%) Business Analyst
16 226 (2.40%) JavaScript Developer
17 213 (2.27%) Java Developer
17 213 (2.27%) SQL Developer
18 205 (2.18%) Junior
19 201 (2.14%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,101 (11.71%) HTML
2 978 (10.40%) CSS
3 803 (8.54%) .NET
4 570 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 494 (5.26%) Web Services
6 483 (5.14%) jQuery
7 412 (4.38%) Node.js
8 376 (4.00%) ASP.NET
9 328 (3.49%) HTML5
10 326 (3.47%) REST
11 303 (3.22%) React
12 255 (2.71%) Kafka
13 246 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 245 (2.61%) CSS3
15 231 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 223 (2.37%) RESTful
17 217 (2.31%) Spring
18 209 (2.22%) XML
19 206 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web API
20 176 (1.87%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1,986 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
2 884 (9.40%) Computer Science
3 819 (8.71%) User Experience
4 529 (5.63%) Algorithms
5 367 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 351 (3.73%) Social Media
7 270 (2.87%) Fintech
8 263 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
9 260 (2.77%) Mobile App
10 253 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
11 241 (2.56%) Credit Risk
12 218 (2.32%) Data Structures
13 174 (1.85%) Equities
14 143 (1.52%) Data Centre
15 135 (1.44%) Derivative
16 93 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 88 (0.94%) Fixed Income
18 75 (0.80%) Robotics
19 72 (0.77%) Virtual Team
20 71 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 803 (8.54%) Linux
2 368 (3.91%) Unix
3 357 (3.80%) Windows
4 108 (1.15%) Android
5 90 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 39 (0.41%) Windows Server
7 27 (0.29%) CentOS
8 25 (0.27%) Solaris
9 18 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 16 (0.17%) FreeBSD
11 13 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.13%) Windows 10
13 11 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.085%) AIX
14 8 (0.085%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.074%) HPUX
15 7 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.043%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.032%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.032%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,497 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 2,258 (24.02%) Business Intelligence
3 2,219 (23.61%) Data Analytics
4 1,129 (12.01%) Visualisation
5 1,019 (10.84%) Machine Learning
6 994 (10.57%) ETL
7 908 (9.66%) Mathematics
8 837 (8.90%) Data Modelling
9 753 (8.01%) Software Engineering
10 741 (7.88%) Data Management
11 705 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 691 (7.35%) Project Management
13 645 (6.86%) Data Analysis
14 634 (6.74%) Data Visualisation
15 625 (6.65%) Scrum
16 596 (6.34%) E-Commerce
17 580 (6.17%) DevOps
18 566 (6.02%) Statistics
19 507 (5.39%) CRM
19 507 (5.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3,400 (36.17%) SQL
2 1,913 (20.35%) Python
3 1,416 (15.06%) Java
4 1,395 (14.84%) JavaScript
5 972 (10.34%) C#
6 934 (9.94%) R
7 477 (5.07%) Scala
8 411 (4.37%) C++
9 381 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 339 (3.61%) PHP
11 252 (2.68%) VBA
12 213 (2.27%) Perl
13 186 (1.98%) C
14 184 (1.96%) PowerShell
15 165 (1.76%) PL/SQL
16 158 (1.68%) MATLAB
17 148 (1.57%) Bash Shell
18 140 (1.49%) Ruby
19 100 (1.06%) SAS Macro
20 88 (0.94%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 1,720 (18.30%) Degree
2 292 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 283 (3.01%) PhD
4 178 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 156 (1.66%) Numerate Degree
6 130 (1.38%) CISSP
7 106 (1.13%) SC Cleared
8 105 (1.12%) Master's Degree
9 70 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 64 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 59 (0.63%) CISM
11 59 (0.63%) DV Cleared
12 54 (0.57%) CISA
12 54 (0.57%) PMI Certification
13 50 (0.53%) CCIE
13 50 (0.53%) CEH
14 49 (0.52%) CCNP
15 41 (0.44%) CCNA
16 37 (0.39%) MCSE
17 36 (0.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 407 (4.33%) Data Quality
2 385 (4.10%) QA
3 112 (1.19%) GDPR
4 84 (0.89%) SLA
5 77 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 59 (0.63%) Actionable Recommendations
7 53 (0.56%) PMO
8 34 (0.36%) GCP
9 32 (0.34%) Basel III
10 24 (0.26%) GPG13
11 20 (0.21%) MiFID
12 18 (0.19%) WCAG
13 15 (0.16%) IFRS
13 15 (0.16%) IFRS 9
13 15 (0.16%) PCI DSS
14 14 (0.15%) EMIR
15 13 (0.14%) CRD IV
16 9 (0.096%) COBIT
17 8 (0.085%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 8 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 357 (3.80%) Docker
2 120 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 98 (1.04%) HDFS
4 70 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 65 (0.69%) Apache Flume
6 32 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 29 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 22 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (0.19%) Snort
10 15 (0.16%) NFS
11 13 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (0.096%) KVM
13 8 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.074%) VMware NSX
15 6 (0.064%) Samba
16 5 (0.053%) XenApp
17 4 (0.043%) Firmware
17 4 (0.043%) vSphere
18 3 (0.032%) ProxySG
19 1 (0.011%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 144 (1.53%) Puppet
2 116 (1.23%) Ansible
3 94 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 90 (0.96%) Kubernetes
5 46 (0.49%) Terraform
6 34 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
7 33 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
8 32 (0.34%) Mesos
9 29 (0.31%) Kibana
10 27 (0.29%) Oozie
10 27 (0.29%) RSA Security Analytics
11 23 (0.24%) QRadar
12 21 (0.22%) SCCM
13 17 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
13 17 (0.18%) Nagios
14 16 (0.17%) Marathon
14 16 (0.17%) ZABBIX
15 14 (0.15%) Ambari
16 13 (0.14%) Suricata
17 12 (0.13%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 1,376 (14.64%) Google
2 1,275 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 1,111 (11.82%) Tableau
4 856 (9.11%) Oracle
5 442 (4.70%) Adobe
6 401 (4.27%) SAP
7 227 (2.41%) IBM
8 211 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
9 175 (1.86%) Informatica
10 161 (1.71%) Cognos
11 134 (1.43%) Alteryx
11 134 (1.43%) Twitter
12 125 (1.33%) Cisco
12 125 (1.33%) Teradata
13 123 (1.31%) Splunk
13 123 (1.31%) Talend
14 114 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
15 112 (1.19%) Cloudera
16 99 (1.05%) Facebook
17 80 (0.85%) Hortonworks