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

Analytics
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 33 42
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 7,688 9,889 9,898
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.56% 6.68% 5.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 7.24% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5,914 7,551 8,014
Median annual salary £61,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.96% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,337 £47,000
% change year-on-year +1.34% +4.97% +4.44%

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 107,655 136,498 163,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.20% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85,344 107,439 132,858
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 2 April 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 2 April 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 +2 7,211 £62,500 +4.17% 954
London +3 4,355 £71,500 +10.00% 469
UK excluding London -4 3,171 £50,000 +1.34% 542
South East -17 911 £55,000 - 130
North of England +12 762 £47,500 +5.56% 140
Work from Home +8 473 £70,000 - 56
Midlands +1 463 £50,000 +12.36% 90
South West -12 411 £45,000 -10.00% 60
North West +15 404 £47,500 +5.56% 85
West Midlands +7 319 £49,362 +9.69% 63
Yorkshire +5 265 £45,000 - 40
Scotland -1 261 £52,500 +16.67% 44
East of England -2 261 £55,000 +4.76% 65
East Midlands -6 144 £57,644 +35.63% 27
North East +14 93 £53,835 +9.12% 15
Wales -1 80 £50,000 +19.76% 12
Northern Ireland -20 22 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Channel Islands +4 8 £65,000 -13.33%

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 2,795 (36.36%) SQL
2 2,468 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
3 2,301 (29.93%) Python
4 2,126 (27.65%) Data Analytics
5 2,006 (26.09%) Finance
6 1,972 (25.65%) Business Intelligence
7 1,598 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
8 1,501 (19.52%) AWS
9 1,394 (18.13%) Azure
10 1,343 (17.47%) Degree
11 1,252 (16.29%) Java
12 1,224 (15.92%) JavaScript
13 1,211 (15.75%) Data Science
14 1,186 (15.43%) Big Data
15 1,123 (14.61%) Machine Learning
16 1,110 (14.44%) Microsoft
17 1,109 (14.43%) Visualisation
18 1,106 (14.39%) SQL Server
19 1,015 (13.20%) ETL
20 996 (12.96%) Tableau
21 983 (12.79%) Data Warehouse
22 970 (12.62%) Power Platform
23 964 (12.54%) Power BI
24 910 (11.84%) Data Analysis
25 852 (11.08%) Marketing
26 843 (10.97%) Software Engineering
27 842 (10.95%) Google
28 841 (10.94%) Artificial Intelligence
29 832 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
30 828 (10.77%) DevOps

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
1 635 (8.26%) Apache Spark
2 271 (3.52%) SAS
3 148 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
4 138 (1.80%) Apache
5 97 (1.26%) CMS
6 86 (1.12%) Confluence
7 84 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
8 65 (0.85%) IIS
8 65 (0.85%) SharePoint
9 62 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 52 (0.68%) Jupyter
11 44 (0.57%) Apache Solr
12 36 (0.47%) Luigi
13 27 (0.35%) WordPress
14 22 (0.29%) ArcGIS
14 22 (0.29%) Tomcat
15 19 (0.25%) Apache Pig
15 19 (0.25%) Drupal
16 15 (0.20%) Tornado
17 14 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 501 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 177 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 95 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 85 (1.11%) SPSS
5 51 (0.66%) Sketch
6 49 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 41 (0.53%) InVision
8 37 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
9 24 (0.31%) MS Visio
10 19 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 11 (0.14%) Chatbot
12 11 (0.14%) Figma
13 8 (0.10%) Adobe XD
14 7 (0.091%) Adobe Premiere
14 7 (0.091%) Marvel
15 6 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
16 5 (0.065%) Zeplin
17 4 (0.052%) Notepad++
18 2 (0.026%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 110 (1.43%) FINCAD Analytics
2 58 (0.75%) PolarLake
3 57 (0.74%) Markit EDM
4 56 (0.73%) Eagle PACE
5 51 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
6 39 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
7 28 (0.36%) Magento
8 26 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
9 21 (0.27%) Shopify
10 17 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 15 (0.20%) NetSuite
12 14 (0.18%) SAP BPC
13 13 (0.17%) WebTrends
14 12 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
14 12 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 12 (0.16%) SAP ERP
15 11 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
16 10 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
16 10 (0.13%) SAP HCM
17 9 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1,501 (19.52%) AWS
2 1,394 (18.13%) Azure
3 970 (12.62%) Power Platform
4 538 (7.00%) GCP
5 452 (5.88%) Google Analytics
6 387 (5.03%) SaaS
7 220 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
8 217 (2.82%) PaaS
9 209 (2.72%) Serverless
10 149 (1.94%) Amazon S3
11 141 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
12 131 (1.70%) Adobe Analytics
13 114 (1.48%) Office 365
14 113 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
15 102 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
16 98 (1.27%) IaaS
17 97 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
18 94 (1.22%) GitHub
19 70 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
20 69 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 192 (2.50%) Firewall
2 130 (1.69%) Internet
3 108 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 52 (0.68%) DNS
4 52 (0.68%) Wireshark
5 38 (0.49%) Network Security
6 37 (0.48%) VPN
7 29 (0.38%) HTTP
8 26 (0.34%) SSL
9 25 (0.33%) IPsec
10 24 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
11 21 (0.27%) BGP
12 19 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (0.21%) Bluetooth
13 16 (0.21%) WAN
14 15 (0.20%) Broadband
14 15 (0.20%) SAN
14 15 (0.20%) SMS
14 15 (0.20%) SMTP
15 14 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,186 (15.43%) Big Data
2 1,106 (14.39%) SQL Server
3 983 (12.79%) Data Warehouse
4 964 (12.54%) Power BI
5 638 (8.30%) Hadoop
6 560 (7.28%) Data Lake
7 518 (6.74%) NoSQL
8 458 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 376 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
10 356 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 311 (4.05%) Relational Database
12 277 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 258 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
14 230 (2.99%) Amazon Athena
15 225 (2.93%) Azure SQL Database
16 217 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 207 (2.69%) MySQL
18 204 (2.65%) MongoDB
19 189 (2.46%) Apache Hive
20 187 (2.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 467 (6.07%) Git (software)
2 249 (3.24%) JIRA
3 233 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 95 (1.24%) Visual Studio
5 80 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 77 (1.00%) Artifactory
7 72 (0.94%) Maven
7 72 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 66 (0.86%) Selenium
9 65 (0.85%) RStudio
9 65 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
9 65 (0.85%) webpack
10 56 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 55 (0.72%) TeamCity
12 54 (0.70%) Vagrant
13 50 (0.65%) Bitbucket
14 49 (0.64%) Jasmine
15 43 (0.56%) Axure RP
16 42 (0.55%) gulp
17 41 (0.53%) NUnit
General
1 2,006 (26.09%) Finance
2 852 (11.08%) Marketing
3 434 (5.65%) Retail
4 431 (5.61%) Front Office
5 428 (5.57%) Banking
6 286 (3.72%) Legal
7 232 (3.02%) Public Sector
8 171 (2.22%) Telecoms
9 156 (2.03%) Law
10 151 (1.96%) Advertising
11 145 (1.89%) Manufacturing
12 118 (1.53%) Back Office
13 103 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 101 (1.31%) Games
15 71 (0.92%) Police
16 60 (0.78%) Financial Institution
17 58 (0.75%) Publishing
18 51 (0.66%) Aerospace
19 48 (0.62%) Local Government
20 43 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,586 (20.63%) Developer
2 1,302 (16.94%) Analyst
3 719 (9.35%) Architect
4 574 (7.47%) Data Engineer
5 491 (6.39%) Data Analyst
6 483 (6.28%) Consultant
7 356 (4.63%) Senior Developer
8 292 (3.80%) Data Architect
9 289 (3.76%) Data Scientist
10 271 (3.52%) Data Manager
11 230 (2.99%) Java Developer
12 226 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
12 226 (2.94%) Software Engineer
13 223 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
14 204 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 204 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 199 (2.59%) Analytics Manager
16 197 (2.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 189 (2.46%) Business Analyst
18 170 (2.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 615 (8.00%) Web Services
2 602 (7.83%) HTML
3 566 (7.36%) .NET
4 505 (6.57%) CSS
5 448 (5.83%) React
6 361 (4.70%) AngularJS
7 328 (4.27%) Kafka
8 326 (4.24%) Node.js
9 227 (2.95%) Natural Language Processing
10 200 (2.60%) HTML5
11 192 (2.50%) REST
12 174 (2.26%) J2EE
13 168 (2.19%) jQuery
14 152 (1.98%) JSON
15 146 (1.90%) XML
16 144 (1.87%) ASP.NET
17 127 (1.65%) TensorFlow
18 113 (1.47%) .NET Framework
19 107 (1.39%) Redux
20 101 (1.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1,598 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
2 608 (7.91%) User Experience
3 399 (5.19%) Fixed Income
4 364 (4.73%) Derivative
5 345 (4.49%) Algorithms
6 336 (4.37%) Management Information System
7 319 (4.15%) Hedge funds
8 300 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
9 261 (3.39%) Equities
10 245 (3.19%) Data Structures
11 239 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
12 172 (2.24%) Public Cloud
13 140 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
13 140 (1.82%) Social Media
14 136 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 136 (1.77%) Reference Data
15 125 (1.63%) Blog
16 122 (1.59%) Virtual Team
17 104 (1.35%) Mobile App
18 93 (1.21%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 471 (6.13%) Linux
2 465 (6.05%) Windows
3 198 (2.58%) Unix
4 149 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 142 (1.85%) Android
6 126 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 39 (0.51%) Windows 10
8 24 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.22%) Kali Linux
11 16 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.16%) CentOS
12 12 (0.16%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
14 9 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.10%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.10%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.078%) AIX
16 6 (0.078%) Solaris
16 6 (0.078%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,468 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 2,126 (27.65%) Data Analytics
3 1,972 (25.65%) Business Intelligence
4 1,211 (15.75%) Data Science
5 1,123 (14.61%) Machine Learning
6 1,109 (14.43%) Visualisation
7 1,015 (13.20%) ETL
8 910 (11.84%) Data Analysis
9 843 (10.97%) Software Engineering
10 841 (10.94%) Artificial Intelligence
11 832 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
12 828 (10.77%) DevOps
13 777 (10.11%) Data Modelling
14 705 (9.17%) Computer Science
15 682 (8.87%) Mentoring
16 679 (8.83%) Project Management
17 632 (8.22%) Decision-Making
18 563 (7.32%) Mathematics
19 556 (7.23%) Data Management
20 549 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2,795 (36.36%) SQL
2 2,301 (29.93%) Python
3 1,252 (16.29%) Java
4 1,224 (15.92%) JavaScript
5 783 (10.18%) C#
6 769 (10.00%) R
7 463 (6.02%) C++
8 351 (4.57%) Scala
9 244 (3.17%) C
10 235 (3.06%) PowerShell
11 211 (2.74%) T-SQL
12 207 (2.69%) PHP
13 161 (2.09%) TypeScript
14 157 (2.04%) Bash Shell
15 142 (1.85%) VBA
16 130 (1.69%) Kotlin
17 117 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 108 (1.40%) MATLAB
19 92 (1.20%) Ruby
20 80 (1.04%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,343 (17.47%) Degree
2 296 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 251 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 168 (2.19%) PhD
5 165 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 125 (1.63%) CISSP
7 87 (1.13%) Master's Degree
8 77 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 70 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
10 62 (0.81%) CISM
11 52 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 50 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
13 37 (0.48%) AWS Certification
14 34 (0.44%) CEH
15 32 (0.42%) CISA
16 31 (0.40%) CCNA
17 29 (0.38%) MBA
17 29 (0.38%) SANS
18 28 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
18 28 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 409 (5.32%) Data Quality
2 387 (5.03%) QA
3 140 (1.82%) GDPR
4 93 (1.21%) GAAP
5 89 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 60 (0.78%) SLA
7 38 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 38 (0.49%) PMO
8 26 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
9 20 (0.26%) COBIT
10 19 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (0.22%) NIST
12 16 (0.21%) NCSC
12 16 (0.21%) WCAG
13 13 (0.17%) MiFID
14 10 (0.13%) Solvency II
15 8 (0.10%) Basel III
15 8 (0.10%) GxP
15 8 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 7 (0.091%) NIST 800
System Software
1 511 (6.65%) Docker
2 124 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 72 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (0.65%) HDFS
5 46 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 43 (0.56%) VirtualBox
7 35 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (0.35%) Hyper-V
9 20 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
10 18 (0.23%) Apache Flume
11 14 (0.18%) vCloud
12 13 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.14%) BitLocker
14 8 (0.10%) Firmware
15 6 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.078%) vSphere
15 6 (0.078%) XenApp
16 4 (0.052%) IAG
16 4 (0.052%) Xen
17 3 (0.039%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 339 (4.41%) Kubernetes
2 212 (2.76%) Terraform
3 189 (2.46%) Ansible
4 101 (1.31%) Puppet
5 64 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
7 38 (0.49%) SCCM
8 34 (0.44%) Oozie
9 31 (0.40%) Salt
10 27 (0.35%) Kibana
10 27 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
11 23 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
12 20 (0.26%) SCOM
13 17 (0.22%) vCenter Server
14 16 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
14 16 (0.21%) Nagios
15 15 (0.20%) FTK
16 14 (0.18%) Nessus
17 13 (0.17%) QRadar
18 11 (0.14%) EnCase
Vendors
1 1,110 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 996 (12.96%) Tableau
3 842 (10.95%) Google
4 585 (7.61%) Oracle
5 257 (3.34%) Adobe
6 250 (3.25%) Alteryx
7 243 (3.16%) SAP
8 228 (2.97%) Teradata
9 223 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
10 215 (2.80%) Bloomberg
11 202 (2.63%) IBM
12 188 (2.45%) Cadence
12 188 (2.45%) UiPath
13 187 (2.43%) Blue Prism
14 183 (2.38%) Databricks
15 179 (2.33%) Automation Anywhere
16 177 (2.30%) Informatica
17 116 (1.51%) Cognos
17 116 (1.51%) Talend
18 108 (1.40%) VMware