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

Analytics
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 46 58
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 9,573 9,750 8,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.81% 5.59% 4.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.38% 6.10% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7,030 7,110 7,176
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £93,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +3.45%

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 150,018 159,708 172,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119,346 125,959 143,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Top 17 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 October 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 +9 8,963 £55,000 - 1,418
London +1 5,175 £65,000 +4.00% 723
UK excluding London +15 4,128 £48,500 +7.78% 792
South East +21 1,215 £52,251 +4.50% 177
North of England -8 870 £47,500 +5.56% 220
Midlands +21 724 £42,500 - 129
North West -7 524 £49,248 +9.44% 116
East of England +49 488 £50,000 +6.38% 78
West Midlands +23 482 £42,500 - 66
South West +18 446 £50,000 +5.26% 91
Scotland +4 319 £46,500 +16.25% 61
Yorkshire -8 314 £47,500 +5.56% 79
East Midlands +31 242 £42,500 - 63
North East +30 73 £55,000 +29.41% 25
Wales +15 58 £42,500 +11.51% 17
Northern Ireland +14 16 £32,500 -7.14% 19
Isle of Man - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3,395 (35.46%) SQL
2 2,916 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
3 2,613 (27.30%) Finance
4 2,293 (23.95%) Business Intelligence
5 2,207 (23.05%) Degree
6 2,153 (22.49%) Python
7 2,114 (22.08%) Data Analytics
8 1,883 (19.67%) Big Data
9 1,879 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
10 1,659 (17.33%) Java
11 1,565 (16.35%) Data Science
12 1,520 (15.88%) Problem-Solving
13 1,408 (14.71%) SQL Server
14 1,388 (14.50%) JavaScript
15 1,384 (14.46%) Marketing
16 1,373 (14.34%) Microsoft
17 1,334 (13.94%) Microsoft Azure
18 1,309 (13.67%) Amazon AWS
19 1,285 (13.42%) Visualisation
20 1,265 (13.21%) Machine Learning
21 1,247 (13.03%) Data Warehouse
22 1,208 (12.62%) Google
23 1,112 (11.62%) HTML
24 1,110 (11.60%) ETL
25 1,108 (11.57%) Computer Science
26 1,061 (11.08%) Tableau
27 986 (10.30%) C#
28 980 (10.24%) Hadoop
29 951 (9.93%) User Experience
30 934 (9.76%) R

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
1 857 (8.95%) Apache Spark
2 630 (6.58%) SAS
3 300 (3.13%) CMS
4 278 (2.90%) Apache
5 191 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
6 163 (1.70%) SharePoint
7 116 (1.21%) Apache Pig
7 116 (1.21%) Confluence
8 107 (1.12%) EPiServer
9 68 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
10 67 (0.70%) IIS
11 63 (0.66%) Apache Solr
12 62 (0.65%) WordPress
13 55 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 43 (0.45%) Tomcat
15 37 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 35 (0.37%) Marvel
17 30 (0.31%) MS Exchange
18 28 (0.29%) OpenStack
19 26 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 614 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 209 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
3 151 (1.58%) SPSS
4 147 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 101 (1.06%) Photoshop
6 73 (0.76%) InVision
7 60 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 47 (0.49%) MS Visio
9 44 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
10 36 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
11 22 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
12 14 (0.15%) Stata
13 13 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
14 12 (0.13%) Chatbot
15 9 (0.094%) GIMP
16 7 (0.073%) InDesign
17 6 (0.063%) Flinto
17 6 (0.063%) GNU Octave
17 6 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
17 6 (0.063%) Weka
Business Applications
1 73 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
2 62 (0.65%) Eloqua
3 44 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 39 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
5 31 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 28 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 27 (0.28%) NetSuite
8 26 (0.27%) Actimize
8 26 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
8 26 (0.27%) SAP BPC
9 25 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
10 18 (0.19%) Magento
10 18 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 17 (0.18%) SAP CO
11 17 (0.18%) SAP FI
11 17 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
12 16 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 15 (0.16%) Unica
14 14 (0.15%) SAP GRC
15 13 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,334 (13.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,309 (13.67%) Amazon AWS
3 763 (7.97%) Google Analytics
4 332 (3.47%) SaaS
5 307 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 262 (2.74%) PaaS
7 218 (2.28%) Azure Data Factory
8 183 (1.91%) Adobe Analytics
9 163 (1.70%) Office 365
10 147 (1.54%) AdWords
11 144 (1.50%) Serverless
12 141 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
13 126 (1.32%) IaaS
13 126 (1.32%) npm
14 96 (1.00%) Google Tag Manager
15 90 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
16 72 (0.75%) Data Lake Analytics
17 70 (0.73%) Amazon S3
18 65 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
19 58 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 233 (2.43%) Firewall
2 192 (2.01%) Internet
3 98 (1.02%) HTTP
4 82 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 81 (0.85%) DNS
6 62 (0.65%) Wireshark
7 58 (0.61%) WAN
8 51 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 50 (0.52%) LAN
10 46 (0.48%) VPN
11 39 (0.41%) Intranet
11 39 (0.41%) Wireless
12 37 (0.39%) SSL
13 36 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
14 35 (0.37%) Network Security
15 33 (0.34%) SAN
16 30 (0.31%) Unified Communications
17 27 (0.28%) Bluetooth
17 27 (0.28%) SMS
18 21 (0.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,883 (19.67%) Big Data
2 1,408 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 1,247 (13.03%) Data Warehouse
4 980 (10.24%) Hadoop
5 919 (9.60%) Power BI
6 692 (7.23%) NoSQL
7 667 (6.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 636 (6.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 487 (5.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 472 (4.93%) Relational Database
11 434 (4.53%) Data Lake
12 416 (4.35%) MongoDB
12 416 (4.35%) QlikView
13 384 (4.01%) Apache Hive
14 313 (3.27%) MySQL
15 273 (2.85%) Data Mining
16 264 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
17 237 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
18 218 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
19 214 (2.24%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 664 (6.94%) Git (software)
2 403 (4.21%) JIRA
3 359 (3.75%) Jenkins
4 286 (2.99%) Visual Studio
5 202 (2.11%) Selenium
6 183 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 181 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 137 (1.43%) gulp
9 125 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 113 (1.18%) Maven
10 113 (1.18%) Subversion
11 103 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
12 101 (1.06%) webpack
13 99 (1.03%) Protractor
14 95 (0.99%) Mocha
15 91 (0.95%) Bower
16 89 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
17 88 (0.92%) Sinon.JS
18 77 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 70 (0.73%) Cucumber
General
1 2,613 (27.30%) Finance
2 1,384 (14.46%) Marketing
3 856 (8.94%) Retail
4 816 (8.52%) Banking
5 353 (3.69%) Investment Banking
6 331 (3.46%) Advertising
7 276 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 258 (2.70%) Front Office
9 233 (2.43%) Games
10 211 (2.20%) Manufacturing
11 209 (2.18%) Financial Institution
12 190 (1.98%) Legal
13 158 (1.65%) Publishing
14 151 (1.58%) Law
15 100 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
16 95 (0.99%) Electronics
17 71 (0.74%) Back Office
18 52 (0.54%) Automotive
19 48 (0.50%) German Language
20 43 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 2,218 (23.17%) Developer
2 1,474 (15.40%) Analyst
3 720 (7.52%) Architect
3 720 (7.52%) Consultant
4 511 (5.34%) Data Scientist
5 449 (4.69%) Data Engineer
6 397 (4.15%) Data Analyst
7 390 (4.07%) Senior Developer
8 330 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 322 (3.36%) Java Developer
10 265 (2.77%) Software Engineer
11 244 (2.55%) C# Developer
12 243 (2.54%) Data Architect
13 241 (2.52%) .NET Developer
14 238 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
15 233 (2.43%) Data Consultant
16 230 (2.40%) Software Developer
17 226 (2.36%) Analytics Manager
18 224 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
19 220 (2.30%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,112 (11.62%) HTML
2 883 (9.22%) .NET
3 836 (8.73%) CSS
4 630 (6.58%) AngularJS
5 534 (5.58%) Web Services
6 423 (4.42%) HTML5
7 406 (4.24%) Kafka
8 400 (4.18%) React
9 367 (3.83%) jQuery
10 341 (3.56%) RESTful
11 310 (3.24%) Node.js
12 303 (3.17%) XML
13 294 (3.07%) Spring
14 272 (2.84%) ASP.NET
15 240 (2.51%) CSS3
16 230 (2.40%) JSON
17 228 (2.38%) REST
18 207 (2.16%) Natural Language Processing
19 199 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 192 (2.01%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1,879 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1,108 (11.57%) Computer Science
3 951 (9.93%) User Experience
4 558 (5.83%) Algorithms
5 356 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
6 301 (3.14%) Fintech
7 297 (3.10%) Management Information System
8 249 (2.60%) Data Structures
9 240 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
10 232 (2.42%) Social Media
11 216 (2.26%) Cyberthreat
12 204 (2.13%) Mobile App
13 163 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
14 155 (1.62%) Equities
15 151 (1.58%) Derivative
16 129 (1.35%) Credit Risk
17 108 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 106 (1.11%) Virtual Team
19 103 (1.08%) Hedge funds
20 95 (0.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 784 (8.19%) Linux
2 514 (5.37%) Windows
3 265 (2.77%) Unix
4 183 (1.91%) Android
5 158 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 118 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 64 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (0.41%) CentOS
9 38 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 29 (0.30%) VMS
12 28 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (0.27%) Solaris
14 25 (0.26%) Windows 10
15 24 (0.25%) AIX
15 24 (0.25%) Debian
16 22 (0.23%) HPUX
17 10 (0.10%) FreeBSD
18 8 (0.084%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,916 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
2 2,293 (23.95%) Business Intelligence
3 2,114 (22.08%) Data Analytics
4 1,565 (16.35%) Data Science
5 1,520 (15.88%) Problem-Solving
6 1,285 (13.42%) Visualisation
7 1,265 (13.21%) Machine Learning
8 1,110 (11.60%) ETL
9 929 (9.70%) Software Engineering
10 889 (9.29%) Mathematics
11 853 (8.91%) Data Modelling
12 797 (8.33%) DevOps
13 721 (7.53%) Data Analysis
13 721 (7.53%) Scrum
14 708 (7.40%) Artificial Intelligence
15 698 (7.29%) Project Management
16 693 (7.24%) Data Visualisation
17 682 (7.12%) Data Management
18 649 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
19 636 (6.64%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 3,395 (35.46%) SQL
2 2,153 (22.49%) Python
3 1,659 (17.33%) Java
4 1,388 (14.50%) JavaScript
5 986 (10.30%) C#
6 934 (9.76%) R
7 556 (5.81%) C++
8 530 (5.54%) T-SQL
9 477 (4.98%) Scala
10 348 (3.64%) C
11 265 (2.77%) PowerShell
12 222 (2.32%) VBA
13 211 (2.20%) PHP
14 143 (1.49%) MATLAB
15 141 (1.47%) Ruby
16 137 (1.43%) Bash Shell
17 134 (1.40%) Java 8
18 131 (1.37%) Perl
19 127 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 117 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2,207 (23.05%) Degree
2 412 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 314 (3.28%) PhD
4 271 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 208 (2.17%) Master's Degree
6 180 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 167 (1.74%) CISSP
8 152 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
9 141 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 103 (1.08%) MCSE
11 90 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
12 82 (0.86%) DV Cleared
13 79 (0.83%) SAFe Agilist
14 58 (0.61%) CEH
14 58 (0.61%) ISEB
14 58 (0.61%) PMI Certification
15 55 (0.57%) CCNP
16 54 (0.56%) SANS
17 50 (0.52%) CCIE
17 50 (0.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 499 (5.21%) QA
2 414 (4.32%) Data Quality
3 136 (1.42%) SLA
4 103 (1.08%) GDPR
5 93 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 82 (0.86%) PMO
7 33 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 32 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 20 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
9 20 (0.21%) COBIT
10 19 (0.20%) MiFID
11 18 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 16 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 14 (0.15%) GPG13
13 14 (0.15%) WCAG
14 12 (0.13%) IFRS
14 12 (0.13%) IFRS 9
15 9 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials
16 8 (0.084%) Solvency II
17 6 (0.063%) PMBOK
System Software
1 395 (4.13%) Docker
2 166 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 135 (1.41%) HDFS
4 98 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 80 (0.84%) Apache Flume
6 43 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 37 (0.39%) VirtualBox
8 30 (0.31%) Snort
9 26 (0.27%) Hyper-V
10 24 (0.25%) XenApp
11 17 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 15 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 13 (0.14%) KVM
13 13 (0.14%) vSphere
14 12 (0.13%) NFS
15 11 (0.11%) Samba
16 10 (0.10%) pfSense
17 7 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
18 6 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
18 6 (0.063%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 207 (2.16%) Ansible
2 186 (1.94%) Kubernetes
3 153 (1.60%) Puppet
4 143 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
5 142 (1.48%) Terraform
6 94 (0.98%) Oozie
7 72 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
8 56 (0.58%) Kibana
8 56 (0.58%) RSA Security Analytics
9 44 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
10 40 (0.42%) SCCM
11 29 (0.30%) Mesos
12 28 (0.29%) ZABBIX
13 26 (0.27%) NetBackup
14 24 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
15 23 (0.24%) Nagios
16 21 (0.22%) Suricata
17 19 (0.20%) Stealthwatch
18 18 (0.19%) Ambari
18 18 (0.19%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,373 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 1,208 (12.62%) Google
3 1,061 (11.08%) Tableau
4 664 (6.94%) Oracle
5 532 (5.56%) SAP
6 408 (4.26%) Adobe
7 249 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
8 232 (2.42%) Informatica
9 199 (2.08%) Talend
10 196 (2.05%) IBM
11 178 (1.86%) Cloudera
12 172 (1.80%) Cognos
13 155 (1.62%) VMware
14 136 (1.42%) Hortonworks
15 131 (1.37%) Splunk
16 125 (1.31%) Alteryx
17 114 (1.19%) Cisco
18 96 (1.00%) Red Hat
19 95 (0.99%) Twitter
20 93 (0.97%) Optimizely