Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 23 36 37
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 12,228 4,094 8,110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.55% 6.47% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.15% 6.95% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6,894 3,158 6,138
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,356
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £96,250 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 120,414 58,914 116,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.03% 93.10% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 78,049 48,002 93,468
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £89,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +15 10,816 £65,000 +4.00% 1,462
London +8 5,984 £75,000 +7.14% 752
UK excluding London +26 5,017 £52,500 +5.00% 764
Work from Home +21 2,077 £62,500 +4.17% 330
South East +53 1,605 £57,500 +6.98% 176
North of England +27 1,237 £52,500 -0.94% 219
North West +23 728 £55,000 +4.76% 122
Midlands +16 701 £52,500 +10.53% 141
East of England +34 597 £52,500 -4.55% 88
West Midlands +17 482 £52,500 - 94
South West +10 467 £47,500 -4.62% 67
Yorkshire +15 464 £48,500 -19.17% 78
Scotland +17 372 £50,000 -0.50% 57
East Midlands +8 213 £52,500 +31.25% 46
Wales -18 60 £49,000 +31.54% 6
North East -3 45 £40,000 -5.88% 19
Northern Ireland -14 39 £47,500 +11.76% 11

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 4,472 (36.57%) SQL
2 4,295 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
3 3,980 (32.55%) Python
4 3,400 (27.81%) Social Skills
5 3,292 (26.92%) Azure
6 3,174 (25.96%) Finance
7 3,039 (24.85%) Business Intelligence
8 3,026 (24.75%) Data Analytics
9 2,711 (22.17%) AWS
10 2,497 (20.42%) Analytical Skills
11 2,274 (18.60%) Data Science
12 2,141 (17.51%) Degree
13 2,136 (17.47%) Visualisation
14 2,021 (16.53%) Power Platform
15 1,997 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
16 1,977 (16.17%) DevOps
17 1,961 (16.04%) Microsoft
18 1,891 (15.46%) Power BI
19 1,809 (14.79%) Software Engineering
20 1,707 (13.96%) Java
21 1,697 (13.88%) Data Modelling
22 1,659 (13.57%) Big Data
23 1,597 (13.06%) Machine Learning
24 1,578 (12.90%) Google
25 1,566 (12.81%) ETL
26 1,556 (12.72%) JavaScript
27 1,523 (12.46%) Marketing
28 1,494 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
29 1,478 (12.09%) GCP
30 1,372 (11.22%) Artificial Intelligence

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
1 769 (6.29%) Apache Spark
2 410 (3.35%) SAS
3 256 (2.09%) Apache
4 252 (2.06%) CMS
5 237 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
6 229 (1.87%) Apache Airflow
7 167 (1.37%) Confluence
8 159 (1.30%) SharePoint
9 117 (0.96%) WordPress
10 55 (0.45%) Jupyter
10 55 (0.45%) Luigi
11 38 (0.31%) Apache Solr
12 35 (0.29%) Appian
13 30 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
14 29 (0.24%) IIS
15 27 (0.22%) Drupal
16 26 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 21 (0.17%) nginx
18 19 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 18 (0.15%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 983 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 305 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
3 200 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 95 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 73 (0.60%) SPSS
6 72 (0.59%) Sketch
7 64 (0.52%) MS Visio
8 55 (0.45%) Photoshop
9 50 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 34 (0.28%) Chatbot
11 30 (0.25%) Adobe XD
11 30 (0.25%) InVision
12 23 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
13 21 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
13 21 (0.17%) Campfire
14 15 (0.12%) UserZoom
15 14 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
16 11 (0.090%) Adobe Premiere
17 5 (0.041%) InfoPath
18 4 (0.033%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 84 (0.69%) NetSuite
2 76 (0.62%) Sentinel
3 57 (0.47%) Magento
4 46 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
5 43 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 37 (0.30%) SAP BPC
7 36 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
8 28 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
9 26 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 24 (0.20%) Shopify
11 18 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
11 18 (0.15%) FastStats
12 16 (0.13%) IBM Planning Analytics
12 16 (0.13%) SAP CO
13 15 (0.12%) SAP FI
13 15 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
14 14 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 13 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
16 12 (0.098%) SAP SD
17 11 (0.090%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 3,292 (26.92%) Azure
2 2,711 (22.17%) AWS
3 2,021 (16.53%) Power Platform
4 1,478 (12.09%) GCP
5 843 (6.89%) Serverless
6 824 (6.74%) Google Analytics
7 577 (4.72%) Azure Data Factory
8 513 (4.20%) SaaS
9 483 (3.95%) GitHub
10 407 (3.33%) Snowflake
11 401 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
12 365 (2.98%) Amazon S3
13 360 (2.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 332 (2.72%) Azure Monitor
15 281 (2.30%) Microsoft 365
16 214 (1.75%) PaaS
17 203 (1.66%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 192 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
19 190 (1.55%) Azure Functions
20 184 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 174 (1.42%) Broadband
2 140 (1.14%) Internet
3 130 (1.06%) HTTP
4 115 (0.94%) Cisco IPT
5 103 (0.84%) Firewall
6 77 (0.63%) DNS
7 68 (0.56%) VPN
8 61 (0.50%) Network Security
9 57 (0.47%) TCP/IP
10 41 (0.34%) Wireless
11 30 (0.25%) DHCP
12 28 (0.23%) Intranet
13 23 (0.19%) Bluetooth
14 22 (0.18%) DVB
14 22 (0.18%) SSL
15 17 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (0.12%) FTP
17 13 (0.11%) DKIM
17 13 (0.11%) IPsec
17 13 (0.11%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,891 (15.46%) Power BI
2 1,659 (13.57%) Big Data
3 1,494 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1,150 (9.40%) Tableau
5 1,130 (9.24%) SQL Server
6 856 (7.00%) Data Lake
7 756 (6.18%) NoSQL
8 649 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 568 (4.65%) Hadoop
10 566 (4.63%) Relational Database
11 540 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
12 530 (4.33%) MySQL
13 404 (3.30%) MongoDB
14 403 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 391 (3.20%) BigQuery
16 370 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
17 341 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 294 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
19 278 (2.27%) Metadata
20 263 (2.15%) Looker
Development Applications
1 749 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 512 (4.19%) Jenkins
3 493 (4.03%) JIRA
4 164 (1.34%) GitLab
5 126 (1.03%) webpack
6 125 (1.02%) Bitbucket
7 92 (0.75%) Visual Studio
8 83 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 79 (0.65%) TeamCity
10 77 (0.63%) Selenium
11 64 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 63 (0.52%) Cypress.io
12 63 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 57 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 50 (0.41%) Maven
14 50 (0.41%) SonarQube
14 50 (0.41%) SpecFlow
15 44 (0.36%) Subversion
16 42 (0.34%) CircleCI
17 36 (0.29%) Gradle
General
1 3,400 (27.81%) Social Skills
2 3,174 (25.96%) Finance
3 2,497 (20.42%) Analytical Skills
4 1,523 (12.46%) Marketing
5 879 (7.19%) Retail
6 622 (5.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 480 (3.93%) Banking
8 470 (3.84%) Presentation Skills
9 396 (3.24%) Organisational Skills
10 391 (3.20%) Law
11 371 (3.03%) Public Sector
12 367 (3.00%) Front Office
12 367 (3.00%) Legal
13 310 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 291 (2.38%) Games
15 277 (2.27%) Publishing
16 262 (2.14%) Advertising
17 258 (2.11%) Influencing Skills
18 245 (2.00%) Manufacturing
19 142 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2,281 (18.65%) Developer
2 1,779 (14.55%) Analyst
3 1,271 (10.39%) Data Engineer
4 979 (8.01%) Architect
5 805 (6.58%) Software Engineer
6 647 (5.29%) Data Analyst
7 545 (4.46%) Consultant
8 528 (4.32%) Senior Developer
9 450 (3.68%) Python Developer
10 423 (3.46%) Data Architect
11 385 (3.15%) Python Engineer
12 331 (2.71%) Data Scientist
13 330 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 326 (2.67%) Security Engineer
15 324 (2.65%) Analytics Manager
16 321 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
17 304 (2.49%) Data Manager
18 300 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
19 287 (2.35%) Full Stack Developer
20 279 (2.28%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,141 (9.33%) React
2 878 (7.18%) HTML
3 738 (6.04%) .NET
4 683 (5.59%) CSS
5 681 (5.57%) Kafka
6 557 (4.56%) Node.js
7 409 (3.34%) AngularJS
8 393 (3.21%) REST
9 351 (2.87%) Web Services
10 340 (2.78%) JSON
11 293 (2.40%) HTML5
12 279 (2.28%) XML
13 248 (2.03%) .NET Core
14 242 (1.98%) RESTful
15 229 (1.87%) Redux
16 212 (1.73%) Pandas
17 211 (1.73%) Spring
18 176 (1.44%) GraphQL
19 173 (1.41%) ASP.NET
20 172 (1.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1,017 (8.32%) User Experience
2 572 (4.68%) Algorithms
3 510 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 460 (3.76%) Social Media
5 397 (3.25%) Equities
6 369 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
7 340 (2.78%) Public Cloud
8 308 (2.52%) Data Structures
9 284 (2.32%) Life Science
10 267 (2.18%) Cloud Native
11 263 (2.15%) Hedge funds
12 248 (2.03%) Derivative
13 237 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
14 236 (1.93%) Virtual Team
15 205 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 201 (1.64%) Fixed Income
17 175 (1.43%) Mobile App
18 169 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
19 144 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
20 127 (1.04%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 692 (5.66%) Linux
2 505 (4.13%) Windows
3 221 (1.81%) Unix
4 134 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 118 (0.96%) Android
6 102 (0.83%) Mac OS
7 72 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 38 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 29 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (0.24%) VMS
10 24 (0.20%) Windows 10
11 23 (0.19%) CentOS
12 22 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (0.12%) Mesosphere
14 15 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
15 6 (0.049%) Solaris
15 6 (0.049%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.049%) Windows Server 2019
16 4 (0.033%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,295 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
2 3,039 (24.85%) Business Intelligence
3 3,026 (24.75%) Data Analytics
4 2,274 (18.60%) Data Science
5 2,136 (17.47%) Visualisation
6 1,997 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1,977 (16.17%) DevOps
8 1,809 (14.79%) Software Engineering
9 1,697 (13.88%) Data Modelling
10 1,597 (13.06%) Machine Learning
11 1,566 (12.81%) ETL
12 1,372 (11.22%) Artificial Intelligence
13 1,345 (11.00%) CI/CD
14 1,326 (10.84%) Computer Science
15 1,311 (10.72%) Data Analysis
16 1,185 (9.69%) Data Engineering
17 1,184 (9.68%) Mentoring
18 1,175 (9.61%) Data Management
19 1,122 (9.18%) Data Visualisation
20 1,077 (8.81%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 4,472 (36.57%) SQL
2 3,980 (32.55%) Python
3 1,707 (13.96%) Java
4 1,556 (12.72%) JavaScript
5 1,067 (8.73%) C#
6 800 (6.54%) R
7 756 (6.18%) TypeScript
8 610 (4.99%) Scala
9 604 (4.94%) PowerShell
10 427 (3.49%) C++
11 421 (3.44%) T-SQL
12 407 (3.33%) C
13 327 (2.67%) Bash
14 318 (2.60%) VBA
15 248 (2.03%) Go
16 209 (1.71%) PHP
17 193 (1.58%) Ruby
18 140 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 125 (1.02%) PL/SQL
20 121 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 2,141 (17.51%) Degree
2 528 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 394 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 386 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 225 (1.84%) PhD
6 208 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 201 (1.64%) Master's Degree
8 133 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 133 (1.09%) CISSP
8 133 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
9 116 (0.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 93 (0.76%) AWS Certification
11 88 (0.72%) DBS Check
12 82 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
13 79 (0.65%) PMI Certification
14 67 (0.55%) SANS
15 65 (0.53%) GCIA
15 65 (0.53%) GCIH
16 53 (0.43%) GCFA
16 53 (0.43%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 734 (6.00%) Data Quality
2 600 (4.91%) QA
3 299 (2.45%) GDPR
4 237 (1.94%) Accessibility
5 137 (1.12%) SLA
6 52 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 51 (0.42%) GRC
8 50 (0.41%) GxP
9 44 (0.36%) PMO
10 36 (0.29%) WCAG
11 32 (0.26%) Good Clinical Practice
12 29 (0.24%) CDISC
13 27 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
14 25 (0.20%) HIPAA
15 22 (0.18%) HL7
16 21 (0.17%) NIST
17 20 (0.16%) IFRS
18 19 (0.16%) IFRS 9
18 19 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 18 (0.15%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1,086 (8.88%) Docker
2 224 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 137 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 52 (0.43%) HDFS
5 41 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.14%) Firmware
7 16 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 16 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 12 (0.098%) VirtualBox
10 11 (0.090%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 9 (0.074%) ISA Server
11 9 (0.074%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.057%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 7 (0.057%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.033%) LXC
14 4 (0.033%) XenApp
15 3 (0.025%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 913 (7.47%) Kubernetes
2 641 (5.24%) Terraform
3 316 (2.58%) Ansible
4 119 (0.97%) Grafana
5 111 (0.91%) Prometheus
6 89 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
7 83 (0.68%) Puppet
8 60 (0.49%) Kibana
9 36 (0.29%) Oozie
10 25 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
10 25 (0.20%) SCOM
11 23 (0.19%) SCCM
12 21 (0.17%) Apache Brooklyn
13 20 (0.16%) Consul
14 17 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
14 17 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
14 17 (0.14%) logstash
15 15 (0.12%) Automic
15 15 (0.12%) Control-M
16 14 (0.11%) Istio
Vendors
1 1,961 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 1,578 (12.90%) Google
3 707 (5.78%) Databricks
4 552 (4.51%) Oracle
5 480 (3.93%) Salesforce.com
6 450 (3.68%) Adobe
7 424 (3.47%) SAP
8 234 (1.91%) Informatica
9 214 (1.75%) LexisNexis
10 159 (1.30%) Alteryx
11 152 (1.24%) VMware
12 140 (1.14%) Talend
13 133 (1.09%) Facebook
14 131 (1.07%) Splunk
15 128 (1.05%) Apple
16 127 (1.04%) MuleSoft
17 121 (0.99%) Citrix
18 117 (0.96%) IBM
19 98 (0.80%) Teradata
20 91 (0.74%) Palantir