Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 59 59
Rank change year-on-year +17 0 +14
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 9,990 8,488 9,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.63% 4.92% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.20% 5.44% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7,584 6,733 7,889
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% - +5.88%

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 161,231 156,030 184,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.84% 90.43% 89.94%
Number of salaries quoted 130,643 128,474 152,913
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,128 £27,854 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +17 9,468 £55,000 - 1,376
London +1 5,617 £65,000 +8.33% 701
UK excluding London +12 4,178 £45,750 +1.67% 754
South East +19 1,334 £47,500 -5.00% 197
North of England +16 987 £45,000 +9.76% 194
Midlands +22 633 £42,500 +1.80% 130
North West +13 577 £47,000 +17.50% 118
West Midlands +55 499 £45,000 +12.50% 70
East of England +20 482 £55,000 +4.76% 71
South West +21 374 £47,500 -5.00% 80
Yorkshire +19 364 £40,000 -5.88% 62
Scotland -8 315 £45,000 -5.26% 58
East Midlands -56 131 £40,000 -5.88% 60
North East -28 46 £35,750 -15.88% 14
Wales -4 37 £44,000 +6.40% 11
Northern Ireland +18 30 £32,500 -7.14% 13

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 3,556 (35.60%) SQL
2 2,693 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
3 2,429 (24.31%) Business Intelligence
4 2,342 (23.44%) Data Analytics
5 2,257 (22.59%) Big Data
6 2,203 (22.05%) Finance
7 2,151 (21.53%) Python
8 1,998 (20.00%) Degree
9 1,918 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
10 1,707 (17.09%) Marketing
11 1,668 (16.70%) Java
12 1,568 (15.70%) Data Science
13 1,443 (14.44%) SQL Server
14 1,420 (14.21%) Microsoft
15 1,417 (14.18%) Google
16 1,378 (13.79%) JavaScript
17 1,307 (13.08%) Machine Learning
18 1,282 (12.83%) Microsoft Azure
19 1,253 (12.54%) Hadoop
20 1,240 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
21 1,210 (12.11%) ETL
22 1,189 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
23 1,187 (11.88%) Tableau
24 1,149 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
25 1,127 (11.28%) Visualisation
26 1,085 (10.86%) HTML
27 1,069 (10.70%) Apache Spark
28 1,023 (10.24%) C#
29 1,013 (10.14%) R
30 950 (9.51%) CSS

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 1,069 (10.70%) Apache Spark
2 749 (7.50%) SAS
3 289 (2.89%) CMS
4 276 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
5 273 (2.73%) Apache
6 161 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 110 (1.10%) WordPress
8 104 (1.04%) Confluence
9 101 (1.01%) Apache Pig
10 84 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 76 (0.76%) Apache Solr
12 74 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
13 73 (0.73%) IIS
14 52 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 49 (0.49%) Tomcat
16 45 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
17 39 (0.39%) EPiServer
18 34 (0.34%) Drupal
19 30 (0.30%) WebSphere
20 21 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 726 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 261 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
3 182 (1.82%) SPSS
4 162 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 122 (1.22%) Photoshop
6 77 (0.77%) MS Visio
7 69 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
8 54 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
9 49 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
10 42 (0.42%) InVision
11 40 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 20 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
12 20 (0.20%) Stata
12 20 (0.20%) Weka
13 17 (0.17%) Chatbot
14 14 (0.14%) InDesign
15 11 (0.11%) UXPin
16 7 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
17 6 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
17 6 (0.060%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 114 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 76 (0.76%) WebTrends
3 62 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 50 (0.50%) Eloqua
5 42 (0.42%) NetSuite
6 34 (0.34%) SAP HCM
7 32 (0.32%) Epicor Tropos
8 26 (0.26%) Magento
9 25 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
10 23 (0.23%) SAP HR
11 21 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 20 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
13 19 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
14 18 (0.18%) Unica
15 17 (0.17%) Relativity
16 16 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
16 16 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 15 (0.15%) SAP ERP
18 14 (0.14%) Actimize
18 14 (0.14%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1,282 (12.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,189 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
3 854 (8.55%) Google Analytics
4 403 (4.03%) SaaS
5 278 (2.78%) Adobe Analytics
6 256 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
7 253 (2.53%) PaaS
8 243 (2.43%) AdWords
9 235 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 221 (2.21%) IaaS
10 221 (2.21%) Serverless
11 184 (1.84%) GitHub
12 167 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
13 145 (1.45%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 134 (1.34%) Office 365
15 120 (1.20%) Amazon S3
16 88 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
17 87 (0.87%) npm
18 82 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
19 68 (0.68%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 187 (1.87%) Firewall
2 121 (1.21%) Internet
3 96 (0.96%) HTTP
4 95 (0.95%) DNS
5 81 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 74 (0.74%) Network Security
7 63 (0.63%) Wireless
8 61 (0.61%) SMS
9 55 (0.55%) VPN
10 54 (0.54%) Unified Communications
11 51 (0.51%) Wireless Security
12 42 (0.42%) SAN
12 42 (0.42%) SSL
13 40 (0.40%) LAN
14 39 (0.39%) IPsec
15 38 (0.38%) DHCP
15 38 (0.38%) WAN
16 33 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
18 24 (0.24%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,257 (22.59%) Big Data
2 1,443 (14.44%) SQL Server
3 1,253 (12.54%) Hadoop
4 1,149 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
5 886 (8.87%) Power BI
6 684 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 620 (6.21%) NoSQL
8 615 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 522 (5.23%) Data Lake
10 488 (4.88%) MongoDB
11 475 (4.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 451 (4.51%) MySQL
13 445 (4.45%) Relational Database
14 395 (3.95%) Apache Hive
15 381 (3.81%) QlikView
16 367 (3.67%) Data Mining
17 290 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
18 255 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
19 214 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
20 196 (1.96%) HBase
Development Applications
1 667 (6.68%) Git (software)
2 364 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 338 (3.38%) JIRA
4 298 (2.98%) Visual Studio
5 158 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 115 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
7 112 (1.12%) Selenium
8 108 (1.08%) gulp
9 98 (0.98%) TeamCity
10 87 (0.87%) webpack
11 84 (0.84%) Axure RP
12 71 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 68 (0.68%) Subversion
14 67 (0.67%) NUnit
15 66 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
16 64 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 61 (0.61%) Grunt
18 60 (0.60%) Cucumber
19 56 (0.56%) Mocha
20 55 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2,203 (22.05%) Finance
2 1,707 (17.09%) Marketing
3 789 (7.90%) Retail
4 713 (7.14%) Banking
5 419 (4.19%) Advertising
6 238 (2.38%) Games
6 238 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 223 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 214 (2.14%) Investment Banking
9 195 (1.95%) Legal
10 168 (1.68%) Front Office
11 138 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 128 (1.28%) Law
13 119 (1.19%) Financial Institution
14 115 (1.15%) Publishing
15 92 (0.92%) Retail Banking
16 80 (0.80%) Electronics
17 64 (0.64%) Automotive
18 60 (0.60%) Billing
19 49 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2,298 (23.00%) Developer
2 1,546 (15.48%) Analyst
3 855 (8.56%) Architect
4 831 (8.32%) Consultant
5 548 (5.49%) Data Scientist
6 439 (4.39%) Senior Developer
7 409 (4.09%) Data Engineer
8 368 (3.68%) Data Analyst
9 360 (3.60%) Data Architect
10 318 (3.18%) C# Developer
11 306 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 295 (2.95%) Analytics Manager
13 286 (2.86%) Java Developer
14 262 (2.62%) .NET Developer
15 238 (2.38%) SQL Developer
16 235 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
17 225 (2.25%) Business Analyst
18 217 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
19 209 (2.09%) Software Engineer
20 195 (1.95%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,085 (10.86%) HTML
2 950 (9.51%) CSS
3 858 (8.59%) .NET
4 614 (6.15%) AngularJS
5 594 (5.95%) Web Services
6 484 (4.84%) jQuery
7 460 (4.60%) Kafka
8 387 (3.87%) ASP.NET
9 379 (3.79%) REST
10 352 (3.52%) Node.js
11 293 (2.93%) HTML5
12 290 (2.90%) XML
13 289 (2.89%) React
14 279 (2.79%) RESTful
15 259 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 246 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 241 (2.41%) Natural Language Processing
17 241 (2.41%) Spring
18 235 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
19 222 (2.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,918 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
2 935 (9.36%) Computer Science
3 877 (8.78%) User Experience
4 558 (5.59%) Algorithms
5 396 (3.96%) Fintech
6 365 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 341 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
8 330 (3.30%) Mobile App
8 330 (3.30%) Social Media
9 288 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
10 242 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
11 240 (2.40%) Data Structures
12 182 (1.82%) Data Centre
13 144 (1.44%) Credit Risk
14 104 (1.04%) Virtual Team
15 96 (0.96%) Equities
15 96 (0.96%) Public Cloud
16 81 (0.81%) Fixed Income
17 77 (0.77%) Life Science
18 75 (0.75%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 891 (8.92%) Linux
2 390 (3.90%) Windows
3 262 (2.62%) Unix
4 137 (1.37%) Android
5 116 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 69 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 41 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (0.34%) CentOS
9 24 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 23 (0.23%) AIX
10 23 (0.23%) Solaris
11 22 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 21 (0.21%) HPUX
12 21 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (0.15%) FreeBSD
15 13 (0.13%) Windows 10
16 12 (0.12%) VMS
17 9 (0.090%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.080%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,693 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
2 2,429 (24.31%) Business Intelligence
3 2,342 (23.44%) Data Analytics
4 1,568 (15.70%) Data Science
5 1,307 (13.08%) Machine Learning
6 1,240 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
7 1,210 (12.11%) ETL
8 1,127 (11.28%) Visualisation
9 933 (9.34%) Mathematics
10 864 (8.65%) Software Engineering
11 856 (8.57%) Data Modelling
12 738 (7.39%) Data Analysis
13 721 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 708 (7.09%) Project Management
15 679 (6.80%) Data Management
16 675 (6.76%) DevOps
17 658 (6.59%) Data Visualisation
18 633 (6.34%) Scrum
19 618 (6.19%) Artificial Intelligence
20 607 (6.08%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3,556 (35.60%) SQL
2 2,151 (21.53%) Python
3 1,668 (16.70%) Java
4 1,378 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 1,023 (10.24%) C#
6 1,013 (10.14%) R
7 642 (6.43%) Scala
8 468 (4.68%) C++
9 442 (4.42%) T-SQL
10 318 (3.18%) PHP
11 272 (2.72%) VBA
12 235 (2.35%) C
13 219 (2.19%) MATLAB
14 218 (2.18%) PowerShell
15 177 (1.77%) Perl
16 152 (1.52%) Bash Shell
17 151 (1.51%) Ruby
18 134 (1.34%) Java 8
19 116 (1.16%) Shell Script
20 111 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,998 (20.00%) Degree
2 358 (3.58%) PhD
3 289 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 203 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 147 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
6 136 (1.36%) CISSP
7 117 (1.17%) Master's Degree
8 110 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 93 (0.93%) CCIE
10 85 (0.85%) SC Cleared
11 81 (0.81%) CCNP
12 77 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 75 (0.75%) PMI Certification
14 65 (0.65%) CCNA
15 55 (0.55%) CEH
16 53 (0.53%) PMP
17 49 (0.49%) CISM
18 48 (0.48%) SAFe Agilist
19 46 (0.46%) DV Cleared
20 42 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 477 (4.77%) Data Quality
2 409 (4.09%) QA
3 114 (1.14%) GDPR
4 93 (0.93%) SLA
5 65 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
7 42 (0.42%) PMO
8 36 (0.36%) GCP
9 30 (0.30%) COBIT
10 23 (0.23%) GPG13
10 23 (0.23%) PCI DSS
10 23 (0.23%) WCAG
11 18 (0.18%) MiFID
12 17 (0.17%) Solvency II
13 16 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 14 (0.14%) EMIR
15 13 (0.13%) IFRS
16 12 (0.12%) IFRS 9
17 7 (0.070%) HIPAA
18 6 (0.060%) CRD IV
System Software
1 470 (4.70%) Docker
2 188 (1.88%) Active Directory
3 162 (1.62%) HDFS
4 118 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 108 (1.08%) Apache Flume
6 97 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 31 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 30 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 26 (0.26%) NFS
10 25 (0.25%) Snort
11 20 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 20 (0.20%) VMware NSX
12 13 (0.13%) VirtualBox
13 12 (0.12%) Firmware
14 10 (0.10%) Samba
15 9 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.060%) KVM
16 6 (0.060%) vSphere
16 6 (0.060%) XenApp
17 4 (0.040%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 175 (1.75%) Ansible
2 154 (1.54%) Puppet
3 151 (1.51%) Kubernetes
4 109 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 102 (1.02%) Terraform
6 64 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
7 53 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
8 49 (0.49%) Oozie
9 33 (0.33%) Kibana
10 28 (0.28%) RSA Security Analytics
11 24 (0.24%) QRadar
12 23 (0.23%) Ambari
12 23 (0.23%) Salt
13 22 (0.22%) Suricata
14 21 (0.21%) Mesos
15 20 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
16 17 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 17 (0.17%) vCenter Server
17 12 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 11 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,420 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 1,417 (14.18%) Google
3 1,187 (11.88%) Tableau
4 825 (8.26%) Oracle
5 467 (4.67%) Adobe
6 425 (4.25%) SAP
7 320 (3.20%) IBM
8 219 (2.19%) Informatica
8 219 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
9 208 (2.08%) Cloudera
10 207 (2.07%) Talend
11 180 (1.80%) Alteryx
12 166 (1.66%) Cisco
12 166 (1.66%) Twitter
13 147 (1.47%) Splunk
14 141 (1.41%) Cognos
15 138 (1.38%) VMware
16 137 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
17 127 (1.27%) Teradata
18 121 (1.21%) Hortonworks