Period
to 12 July 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 31 39
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 5,029 9,918 10,251
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.52% 6.73% 5.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.07% 7.30% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3,912 7,831 7,852
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,268 £33,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £103,975 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 71,118 135,786 163,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.17% 92.21% 92.14%
Number of salaries quoted 56,753 106,910 130,779
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
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 12 July 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 12 July 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 -1 4,716 £62,500 +4.17% 429
London +1 2,898 £70,000 +7.69% 197
UK excluding London -1 2,036 £50,000 +3.09% 257
South East -20 564 £55,000 - 54
North of England -3 440 £50,000 +11.11% 66
Work from Home +8 329 £60,000 -14.29% 63
South West +6 307 £45,000 -14.29% 26
Midlands +2 288 £50,000 +10.86% 58
North West -3 270 £50,000 +11.11% 34
East of England +15 191 £53,750 +7.50% 28
West Midlands -2 191 £51,000 +7.37% 42
Scotland +3 164 £50,000 +7.53% 5
Yorkshire +12 133 £50,000 +11.11% 19
East Midlands +12 95 £45,000 +4.65% 16
Wales -3 57 £46,250 +18.59% 9
North East -1 37 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Northern Ireland +3 18 £41,250 -0.60% 10
Channel Islands +2 8 £65,000 -13.33% 1

For the 6 months to 12 July 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 2,010 (39.97%) SQL
2 1,607 (31.95%) Python
3 1,576 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
4 1,477 (29.37%) Data Analytics
5 1,400 (27.84%) Business Intelligence
6 1,263 (25.11%) Finance
7 1,117 (22.21%) Azure
8 1,103 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
9 1,004 (19.96%) Degree
10 982 (19.53%) AWS
11 865 (17.20%) SQL Server
12 832 (16.54%) Microsoft
13 812 (16.15%) Big Data
13 812 (16.15%) Data Science
14 802 (15.95%) Java
15 776 (15.43%) ETL
16 761 (15.13%) JavaScript
17 749 (14.89%) Visualisation
18 747 (14.85%) Power Platform
19 743 (14.77%) Power BI
20 727 (14.46%) Tableau
21 708 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
22 662 (13.16%) Machine Learning
23 651 (12.94%) DevOps
24 624 (12.41%) Data Analysis
25 534 (10.62%) Data Lake
26 527 (10.48%) Data Modelling
27 525 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
28 517 (10.28%) Marketing
29 510 (10.14%) Google

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
1 423 (8.41%) Apache Spark
2 161 (3.20%) SAS
3 99 (1.97%) Apache
4 86 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
5 72 (1.43%) Apache Airflow
6 64 (1.27%) Confluence
7 55 (1.09%) CMS
8 41 (0.82%) Jupyter
9 40 (0.80%) Luigi
10 38 (0.76%) SharePoint
11 34 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 28 (0.56%) IIS
13 21 (0.42%) Apache Solr
14 18 (0.36%) WordPress
15 14 (0.28%) Apache Pig
15 14 (0.28%) Tomcat
16 10 (0.20%) ArcGIS
17 9 (0.18%) Apache Synapse
17 9 (0.18%) Drupal
17 9 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 355 (7.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 102 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 63 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 51 (1.01%) SPSS
5 31 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 26 (0.52%) Sketch
7 23 (0.46%) InVision
8 22 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
8 22 (0.44%) MS Visio
9 19 (0.38%) Figma
10 15 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
11 13 (0.26%) Chatbot
12 11 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 10 (0.20%) Zeplin
14 7 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
15 6 (0.12%) Adobe XD
16 5 (0.099%) Marvel
17 4 (0.080%) Notepad++
18 3 (0.060%) EViews
18 3 (0.060%) Stata
Business Applications
1 49 (0.97%) FINCAD Analytics
2 32 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
3 26 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 23 (0.46%) Magento
5 20 (0.40%) SAP BPC
6 19 (0.38%) Sentinel
7 15 (0.30%) Shopify
8 13 (0.26%) NetSuite
9 11 (0.22%) SAP ERP
10 9 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
10 9 (0.18%) Markit EDM
11 8 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
11 8 (0.16%) PolarLake
11 8 (0.16%) R3 Corda
11 8 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
12 7 (0.14%) Actimize
12 7 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
12 7 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 7 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,117 (22.21%) Azure
2 982 (19.53%) AWS
3 747 (14.85%) Power Platform
4 365 (7.26%) GCP
5 307 (6.10%) SaaS
6 274 (5.45%) Google Analytics
7 213 (4.24%) Azure Data Factory
8 180 (3.58%) PaaS
9 162 (3.22%) Serverless
10 117 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
11 100 (1.99%) Amazon S3
12 94 (1.87%) Office 365
13 92 (1.83%) IaaS
14 83 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
15 82 (1.63%) GitHub
16 77 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
17 76 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
18 59 (1.17%) Adobe Analytics
19 54 (1.07%) Amazon Kinesis
20 46 (0.91%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 126 (2.51%) Firewall
2 61 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 52 (1.03%) Internet
4 48 (0.95%) Wireshark
5 40 (0.80%) DNS
6 26 (0.52%) Network Security
6 26 (0.52%) VPN
7 20 (0.40%) BGP
7 20 (0.40%) WAN
8 19 (0.38%) Skype
9 15 (0.30%) MPLS
10 14 (0.28%) DKIM
10 14 (0.28%) DMARC
11 13 (0.26%) IPsec
11 13 (0.26%) SSL
12 12 (0.24%) Broadband
13 9 (0.18%) VoIP
14 8 (0.16%) OSPF
14 8 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 865 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 812 (16.15%) Big Data
3 743 (14.77%) Power BI
4 708 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
5 534 (10.62%) Data Lake
6 442 (8.79%) Hadoop
7 364 (7.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 322 (6.40%) NoSQL
9 282 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 226 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
11 207 (4.12%) Azure SQL Database
12 202 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 196 (3.90%) Relational Database
14 183 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
15 170 (3.38%) MySQL
16 156 (3.10%) Apache Hive
17 137 (2.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 128 (2.55%) MongoDB
19 126 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
20 121 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 332 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 168 (3.34%) Jenkins
3 150 (2.98%) JIRA
4 63 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 60 (1.19%) Selenium
6 57 (1.13%) Artifactory
7 50 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 47 (0.93%) webpack
9 41 (0.82%) Bitbucket
10 40 (0.80%) TeamCity
11 37 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 35 (0.70%) Vagrant
13 34 (0.68%) Cucumber
13 34 (0.68%) Maven
14 33 (0.66%) ERwin
14 33 (0.66%) SpecFlow
15 26 (0.52%) Jasmine
16 25 (0.50%) Xcode
17 22 (0.44%) Axure RP
17 22 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1,263 (25.11%) Finance
2 517 (10.28%) Marketing
3 273 (5.43%) Retail
4 226 (4.49%) Legal
5 223 (4.43%) Banking
6 216 (4.30%) Front Office
7 128 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 122 (2.43%) Public Sector
9 102 (2.03%) Law
10 92 (1.83%) Advertising
11 86 (1.71%) Telecoms
12 77 (1.53%) Games
12 77 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 62 (1.23%) Local Government
14 46 (0.91%) Police
15 37 (0.74%) Aerospace
16 32 (0.64%) Publishing
17 31 (0.62%) Financial Institution
18 27 (0.54%) Back Office
19 24 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,065 (21.18%) Developer
2 823 (16.37%) Analyst
3 483 (9.60%) Data Engineer
4 455 (9.05%) Architect
5 334 (6.64%) Data Analyst
6 287 (5.71%) Consultant
7 205 (4.08%) Data Scientist
8 197 (3.92%) Senior Developer
9 194 (3.86%) Data Architect
10 186 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
11 183 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 157 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
13 150 (2.98%) Data Manager
14 138 (2.74%) SQL Developer
15 131 (2.60%) Software Engineer
16 124 (2.47%) Analytics Manager
17 122 (2.43%) Business Analyst
18 121 (2.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 108 (2.15%) Java Developer
20 107 (2.13%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (8.77%) .NET
2 412 (8.19%) HTML
3 334 (6.64%) CSS
4 313 (6.22%) Web Services
5 283 (5.63%) React
6 236 (4.69%) Kafka
7 235 (4.67%) AngularJS
8 178 (3.54%) Node.js
9 159 (3.16%) HTML5
10 143 (2.84%) REST
11 110 (2.19%) ASP.NET
12 108 (2.15%) Natural Language Processing
13 102 (2.03%) JSON
14 97 (1.93%) XML
15 94 (1.87%) TensorFlow
16 92 (1.83%) .NET Framework
17 90 (1.79%) jQuery
18 86 (1.71%) Vue.js
19 73 (1.45%) J2EE
20 72 (1.43%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 1,103 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
2 407 (8.09%) User Experience
3 246 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 236 (4.69%) Algorithms
5 199 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
6 189 (3.76%) Fixed Income
7 182 (3.62%) Hedge funds
8 164 (3.26%) Data Structures
8 164 (3.26%) Derivative
9 122 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
10 102 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
11 98 (1.95%) Public Cloud
12 84 (1.67%) Virtual Team
13 80 (1.59%) Social Media
14 78 (1.55%) Blog
15 70 (1.39%) Equities
16 58 (1.15%) Mobile App
17 55 (1.09%) Data Centre
18 48 (0.95%) Cloud Native
18 48 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 327 (6.50%) Linux
2 256 (5.09%) Windows
3 129 (2.57%) Unix
4 112 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 99 (1.97%) Android
6 75 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 24 (0.48%) Windows 10
8 16 (0.32%) Kali Linux
9 15 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.099%) CentOS
14 5 (0.099%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.040%) HPUX
16 2 (0.040%) Solaris
17 1 (0.020%) Debian
17 1 (0.020%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,576 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1,477 (29.37%) Data Analytics
3 1,400 (27.84%) Business Intelligence
4 812 (16.15%) Data Science
5 776 (15.43%) ETL
6 749 (14.89%) Visualisation
7 662 (13.16%) Machine Learning
8 651 (12.94%) DevOps
9 624 (12.41%) Data Analysis
10 527 (10.48%) Data Modelling
11 525 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
12 510 (10.14%) Software Engineering
13 497 (9.88%) Artificial Intelligence
14 494 (9.82%) Computer Science
15 450 (8.95%) Project Management
16 440 (8.75%) Scrum
17 391 (7.77%) Decision-Making
18 385 (7.66%) Mathematics
19 357 (7.10%) Mentoring
20 353 (7.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,010 (39.97%) SQL
2 1,607 (31.95%) Python
3 802 (15.95%) Java
4 761 (15.13%) JavaScript
5 498 (9.90%) R
6 497 (9.88%) C#
7 303 (6.03%) C++
8 265 (5.27%) Scala
9 174 (3.46%) T-SQL
10 144 (2.86%) C
11 136 (2.70%) PowerShell
12 133 (2.64%) TypeScript
13 119 (2.37%) PHP
14 114 (2.27%) VBA
15 95 (1.89%) Kotlin
16 88 (1.75%) Bash Shell
17 74 (1.47%) MATLAB
18 71 (1.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 61 (1.21%) Go
19 61 (1.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,004 (19.96%) Degree
2 216 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 185 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 108 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 105 (2.09%) PhD
6 70 (1.39%) CISSP
7 64 (1.27%) Master's Degree
8 49 (0.97%) DV Cleared
9 44 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
10 43 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 43 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
11 41 (0.82%) AWS Certification
12 36 (0.72%) CISM
13 29 (0.58%) CCNA
14 26 (0.52%) ISEB
15 25 (0.50%) SANS
16 24 (0.48%) CCNP
16 24 (0.48%) CREST Certified
16 24 (0.48%) PMI Certification
17 20 (0.40%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (4.85%) QA
2 213 (4.24%) Data Quality
3 93 (1.85%) GAAP
4 88 (1.75%) GDPR
5 44 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (0.86%) NIST
7 30 (0.60%) PMO
8 29 (0.58%) SLA
9 26 (0.52%) NCSC
10 20 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 18 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 16 (0.32%) NIST 800
13 14 (0.28%) WCAG
14 12 (0.24%) PCI DSS
15 10 (0.20%) MiFID
16 9 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
17 8 (0.16%) COBIT
17 8 (0.16%) GxP
17 8 (0.16%) Solvency II
18 6 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 411 (8.17%) Docker
2 110 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 46 (0.91%) HDFS
4 39 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 28 (0.56%) VirtualBox
7 21 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 18 (0.36%) Apache Flume
9 14 (0.28%) Snort
10 8 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.12%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.080%) Varnish
12 4 (0.080%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.080%) vSphere
12 4 (0.080%) Xen
13 3 (0.060%) Firmware
14 2 (0.040%) vCloud
15 1 (0.020%) KVM
Systems Management
1 287 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 162 (3.22%) Terraform
3 121 (2.41%) Ansible
4 50 (0.99%) Puppet
5 32 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
6 25 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (0.44%) SCCM
8 19 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 19 (0.38%) Nagios
9 18 (0.36%) Oozie
9 18 (0.36%) Salt
10 17 (0.34%) Kibana
11 16 (0.32%) SCOM
12 15 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
13 14 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
14 13 (0.26%) SCVMM
15 9 (0.18%) FTK
16 8 (0.16%) Grafana
16 8 (0.16%) QRadar
17 6 (0.12%) Icinga
Vendors
1 832 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 727 (14.46%) Tableau
3 510 (10.14%) Google
4 439 (8.73%) Oracle
5 241 (4.79%) Alteryx
6 214 (4.26%) Teradata
7 212 (4.22%) Databricks
8 187 (3.72%) Cadence
9 186 (3.70%) SAP
10 183 (3.64%) Blue Prism
10 183 (3.64%) UiPath
11 180 (3.58%) Automation Anywhere
12 150 (2.98%) Adobe
13 117 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
14 104 (2.07%) Informatica
15 101 (2.01%) IBM
16 97 (1.93%) Talend
17 92 (1.83%) Bloomberg
18 76 (1.51%) Cloudera
19 74 (1.47%) Capita