Period
to 18 April 2021

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 18 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 33 33
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 5,920 7,276 9,955
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.03% 6.61% 6.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.61% 7.17% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4,204 5,276 7,327
10th Percentile £34,575 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,936 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.54% +5.97% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +6.59%

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 77,836 101,458 137,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.47% 92.19% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 59,831 81,520 109,029
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,900 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.95% +5.56% -

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 18 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Analytics in the UK

Analytics
Top 19 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 18 April 2021. 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 +3 5,351 £60,000 -4.00% 965
London +2 2,962 £70,000 - 462
UK excluding London +7 2,550 £50,000 - 543
Work from Home -10 876 £60,000 -14.29% 189
North of England +7 632 £52,500 +10.53% 143
South East +1 557 £50,000 -9.09% 107
South West +22 477 £47,500 +5.56% 68
Midlands +7 416 £50,000 -1.96% 121
North West +9 347 £51,000 +7.37% 83
West Midlands +12 307 £50,000 - 98
Yorkshire +6 263 £52,500 +16.67% 43
Scotland -7 194 £52,500 - 39
East of England +13 188 £55,000 - 59
East Midlands -4 109 £40,875 -29.09% 23
Wales +6 44 £36,125 -27.75% 5
Northern Ireland +7 28 £40,000 - 2
North East -34 22 £42,500 -22.26% 17
Isle of Man - 18 £40,000 -
Channel Islands -1 1 £50,000 -23.08%

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, 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 2,305 (38.94%) SQL
2 1,873 (31.64%) Python
3 1,799 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
4 1,642 (27.74%) Business Intelligence
5 1,506 (25.44%) Data Analytics
6 1,489 (25.15%) Azure
7 1,393 (23.53%) Finance
8 1,226 (20.71%) AWS
9 1,150 (19.43%) Analytical Skills
10 1,122 (18.95%) Data Science
11 997 (16.84%) Power Platform
12 968 (16.35%) Power BI
13 945 (15.96%) Data Warehouse
14 905 (15.29%) Visualisation
15 900 (15.20%) Machine Learning
16 884 (14.93%) Java
17 856 (14.46%) Big Data
18 854 (14.43%) Marketing
19 852 (14.39%) Microsoft
20 844 (14.26%) DevOps
21 834 (14.09%) Degree
22 794 (13.41%) ETL
23 777 (13.13%) JavaScript
24 771 (13.02%) Google
25 735 (12.42%) Software Engineering
26 710 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
27 697 (11.77%) Data Modelling
28 670 (11.32%) Artificial Intelligence
28 670 (11.32%) Tableau
29 638 (10.78%) GCP

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
1 338 (5.71%) Apache Spark
2 257 (4.34%) SAS
3 154 (2.60%) Confluence
4 131 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
5 122 (2.06%) Apache Airflow
6 110 (1.86%) CMS
7 108 (1.82%) Apache
8 77 (1.30%) SharePoint
9 42 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 35 (0.59%) WordPress
11 34 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 27 (0.46%) Luigi
13 20 (0.34%) Drupal
13 20 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
14 17 (0.29%) IIS
14 17 (0.29%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.22%) OpenStack
16 12 (0.20%) Apache Pig
17 9 (0.15%) nginx
18 8 (0.14%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 381 (6.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 140 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
3 69 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 51 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 47 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 46 (0.78%) Sketch
7 41 (0.69%) InVision
8 39 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
9 35 (0.59%) Figma
10 30 (0.51%) SPSS
11 27 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
12 22 (0.37%) Adobe XD
13 12 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 11 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
15 9 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
16 7 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
17 6 (0.10%) Chatbot
18 5 (0.084%) InDesign
18 5 (0.084%) Inkscape
19 4 (0.068%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 42 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (0.49%) Magento
3 29 (0.49%) Shopify
4 23 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
5 22 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
6 16 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
7 13 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (0.22%) FastStats
7 13 (0.22%) Loan IQ
7 13 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 12 (0.20%) NetSuite
8 12 (0.20%) Sentinel
9 11 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 10 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 10 (0.17%) SAP BPC
10 10 (0.17%) SAP CRM
10 10 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
11 9 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
12 8 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,489 (25.15%) Azure
2 1,226 (20.71%) AWS
3 997 (16.84%) Power Platform
4 638 (10.78%) GCP
5 383 (6.47%) Google Analytics
6 309 (5.22%) SaaS
7 236 (3.99%) Azure Data Factory
8 216 (3.65%) PaaS
9 192 (3.24%) Serverless
10 132 (2.23%) IaaS
11 101 (1.71%) Microsoft 365
12 85 (1.44%) Amazon EMR
13 82 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
14 75 (1.27%) Logic Apps
15 71 (1.20%) Datadog
15 71 (1.20%) GitHub
16 70 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
17 63 (1.06%) Amazon S3
18 62 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
19 55 (0.93%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 109 (1.84%) Firewall
2 106 (1.79%) Internet
3 42 (0.71%) HTTP
4 38 (0.64%) DNS
5 26 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.41%) VPN
7 21 (0.35%) Unified Communications
8 19 (0.32%) SMS
9 17 (0.29%) Network Security
10 11 (0.19%) Intranet
10 11 (0.19%) SSL
10 11 (0.19%) Wireless
11 10 (0.17%) WAN
12 9 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.15%) Skype
13 8 (0.14%) 4G
13 8 (0.14%) BGP
13 8 (0.14%) Extranet
13 8 (0.14%) LTE
13 8 (0.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 968 (16.35%) Power BI
2 945 (15.96%) Data Warehouse
3 856 (14.46%) Big Data
4 670 (11.32%) Tableau
5 619 (10.46%) SQL Server
6 363 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 314 (5.30%) Hadoop
8 313 (5.29%) Data Lake
9 305 (5.15%) NoSQL
10 299 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 298 (5.03%) Relational Database
12 244 (4.12%) MySQL
13 233 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 211 (3.56%) Amazon Redshift
15 206 (3.48%) Azure SQL Database
16 194 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
17 187 (3.16%) BigQuery
18 178 (3.01%) Data Mining
19 160 (2.70%) MongoDB
20 150 (2.53%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 335 (5.66%) Jenkins
2 298 (5.03%) Git (software)
3 228 (3.85%) JIRA
4 91 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 60 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 54 (0.91%) Maven
7 52 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 44 (0.74%) Vagrant
8 44 (0.74%) webpack
9 40 (0.68%) Cypress.io
10 39 (0.66%) Bitbucket
11 35 (0.59%) Artifactory
12 34 (0.57%) Mocha
13 33 (0.56%) Selenium
14 31 (0.52%) CircleCI
14 31 (0.52%) Gradle
14 31 (0.52%) JUnit
15 28 (0.47%) GitLab
16 22 (0.37%) IntelliJ
17 21 (0.35%) gulp
General
1 1,393 (23.53%) Finance
2 854 (14.43%) Marketing
3 335 (5.66%) Retail
4 327 (5.52%) Banking
5 212 (3.58%) Front Office
6 194 (3.28%) Legal
7 174 (2.94%) Public Sector
8 159 (2.69%) Games
9 125 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 113 (1.91%) Advertising
11 112 (1.89%) Law
12 106 (1.79%) Manufacturing
13 98 (1.66%) Telecoms
14 83 (1.40%) Investment Banking
15 77 (1.30%) Publishing
16 58 (0.98%) Financial Institution
17 44 (0.74%) Back Office
18 43 (0.73%) Electronics
19 31 (0.52%) Aerospace
20 25 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,095 (18.50%) Developer
2 849 (14.34%) Analyst
3 535 (9.04%) Data Engineer
4 482 (8.14%) Architect
5 334 (5.64%) Data Analyst
6 280 (4.73%) Data Scientist
7 279 (4.71%) Consultant
8 242 (4.09%) Data Architect
9 235 (3.97%) Software Engineer
10 213 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 196 (3.31%) Azure Engineer
12 184 (3.11%) Senior Developer
13 154 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
14 152 (2.57%) Python Developer
15 139 (2.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 126 (2.13%) Data Manager
17 123 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
18 120 (2.03%) Business Analyst
18 120 (2.03%) Solutions Architect
19 116 (1.96%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (7.25%) HTML
2 393 (6.64%) CSS
3 389 (6.57%) React
4 330 (5.57%) .NET
5 267 (4.51%) Web Services
6 259 (4.38%) AngularJS
7 251 (4.24%) Kafka
8 244 (4.12%) Node.js
9 187 (3.16%) REST
10 137 (2.31%) Vue.js
11 120 (2.03%) jQuery
12 116 (1.96%) HTML5
13 104 (1.76%) RESTful
14 103 (1.74%) JSON
15 97 (1.64%) XML
16 95 (1.60%) Natural Language Processing
17 91 (1.54%) CSS3
18 89 (1.50%) GraphQL
19 88 (1.49%) ASP.NET
20 87 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1,150 (19.43%) Analytical Skills
2 443 (7.48%) User Experience
3 250 (4.22%) Derivative
4 201 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 197 (3.33%) Equities
6 177 (2.99%) Algorithms
7 175 (2.96%) Hedge funds
8 167 (2.82%) Fixed Income
9 157 (2.65%) Mobile App
10 156 (2.64%) Data Structures
11 153 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
12 125 (2.11%) Social Media
13 124 (2.09%) Life Science
14 113 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
15 111 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
16 101 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 99 (1.67%) Data Centre
18 88 (1.49%) Cyberattack
19 80 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
19 80 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 467 (7.89%) Linux
2 203 (3.43%) Windows
3 90 (1.52%) Unix
4 89 (1.50%) Android
5 72 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 71 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 59 (1.00%) Windows Server
8 39 (0.66%) CentOS
8 39 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 33 (0.56%) Alpine Linux
10 12 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.14%) VMS
12 5 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.068%) Windows Server 2016
14 3 (0.051%) AIX
14 3 (0.051%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.034%) Solaris
16 1 (0.017%) Debian
16 1 (0.017%) HPUX
16 1 (0.017%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,799 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1,642 (27.74%) Business Intelligence
3 1,506 (25.44%) Data Analytics
4 1,122 (18.95%) Data Science
5 905 (15.29%) Visualisation
6 900 (15.20%) Machine Learning
7 844 (14.26%) DevOps
8 794 (13.41%) ETL
9 735 (12.42%) Software Engineering
10 710 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
11 697 (11.77%) Data Modelling
12 670 (11.32%) Artificial Intelligence
13 523 (8.83%) Data Visualisation
14 497 (8.40%) Data Engineering
15 481 (8.13%) Data Management
16 479 (8.09%) Scrum
17 478 (8.07%) Data Analysis
18 470 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
19 461 (7.79%) Computer Science
20 449 (7.58%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 2,305 (38.94%) SQL
2 1,873 (31.64%) Python
3 884 (14.93%) Java
4 777 (13.13%) JavaScript
5 526 (8.89%) R
6 472 (7.97%) C#
7 246 (4.16%) C++
8 245 (4.14%) C
9 239 (4.04%) PowerShell
10 229 (3.87%) T-SQL
11 224 (3.78%) TypeScript
12 161 (2.72%) Scala
13 145 (2.45%) Go
14 140 (2.36%) PHP
15 133 (2.25%) Bash Shell
16 105 (1.77%) Ruby
17 78 (1.32%) Kotlin
17 78 (1.32%) Perl
18 76 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 71 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 834 (14.09%) Degree
2 267 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 210 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 152 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 89 (1.50%) PhD
6 67 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
7 58 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 48 (0.81%) Master's Degree
9 40 (0.68%) CISSP
9 40 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (0.52%) CISM
11 27 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 23 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
13 20 (0.34%) IIBA
14 18 (0.30%) CISA
15 17 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (0.24%) CCNA
16 14 (0.24%) CRISC
16 14 (0.24%) SANS
17 13 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (5.93%) Data Quality
2 230 (3.89%) QA
3 119 (2.01%) GDPR
4 45 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 44 (0.74%) NIST
6 41 (0.69%) PMO
7 33 (0.56%) SLA
8 27 (0.46%) CDISC
9 26 (0.44%) GRC
10 20 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
11 18 (0.30%) Good Clinical Practice
12 16 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
12 16 (0.27%) PCI DSS
13 13 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
13 13 (0.22%) EMIR
13 13 (0.22%) MiFID
14 10 (0.17%) NIST 800
15 9 (0.15%) COBIT
15 9 (0.15%) SOC 2
16 8 (0.14%) NCSC
System Software
1 632 (10.68%) Docker
2 128 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 44 (0.74%) VirtualBox
4 31 (0.52%) HDFS
5 28 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (0.32%) KVM
8 16 (0.27%) Firmware
9 12 (0.20%) Hyper-V
10 11 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 10 (0.17%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.084%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.084%) Xen
14 4 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.068%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.034%) LXC
15 2 (0.034%) VMware ESXi
16 1 (0.017%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 1 (0.017%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 549 (9.27%) Kubernetes
2 379 (6.40%) Terraform
3 240 (4.05%) Ansible
4 97 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
5 92 (1.55%) Prometheus
6 91 (1.54%) Puppet
7 89 (1.50%) Grafana
8 47 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
9 24 (0.41%) ZABBIX
10 19 (0.32%) CFEngine
10 19 (0.32%) Demisto
10 19 (0.32%) SCCM
11 12 (0.20%) Kibana
12 10 (0.17%) Graylog
12 10 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.12%) Packer
14 6 (0.10%) CSIRT
14 6 (0.10%) Istio
14 6 (0.10%) Kubeflow
14 6 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 852 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 771 (13.02%) Google
3 355 (6.00%) Oracle
4 244 (4.12%) Databricks
5 223 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
6 206 (3.48%) SAP
7 193 (3.26%) Adobe
8 149 (2.52%) Informatica
9 148 (2.50%) IBM
10 139 (2.35%) Talend
11 110 (1.86%) Cloudera
12 99 (1.67%) Alteryx
13 75 (1.27%) Teradata
14 72 (1.22%) Splunk
15 65 (1.10%) Cognos
16 60 (1.01%) New Relic
17 56 (0.95%) Facebook
18 55 (0.93%) Hortonworks
19 51 (0.86%) SaltStack
20 49 (0.83%) ServiceNow