Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Acquisition skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Acquisition over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Acquisition
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1018 1087 1109
Rank change year-on-year +69 +22 +47
Permanent jobs citing Data Acquisition 162 145 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.078% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.087% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 170 99 140
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £100,000 £87,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% +12.50%

Data Acquisition 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 161340 166576 190205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.44% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 127872 138128 157367
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,178 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +6.25%

Data Acquisition
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Acquisition as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Acquisition in the UK

Data Acquisition
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Acquisition.

Salary trend for Data Acquisition in the UK

Data Acquisition
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Acquisition over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Acquisition in the UK

Data Acquisition
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Acquisition within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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 +20 151 £45,000 +12.50% 12
UK excluding London +98 122 £41,250 +3.13% 11
London -44 51 £45,000 -2.70% 2
East of England +31 40 £40,000 - 5
Midlands +51 34 £70,000 +75.00% 1
West Midlands - 33 £70,000 -
South East +55 28 £40,000 +23.08% 4
South West +2 8 £37,500 -47.00%
Northern Ireland - 7 £37,500 -
North of England -14 4 £27,500 -31.25%
North West -31 4 £27,500 -31.25%
East Midlands +17 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Data Acquisition also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Acquisition.

1 57 (35.19%) Analytics
2 53 (32.72%) Finance
3 51 (31.48%) Degree
4 45 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (27.16%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (25.93%) Mathematics
7 40 (24.69%) Computer Science
8 37 (22.84%) Software Engineering
8 37 (22.84%) C
8 37 (22.84%) C++
9 34 (20.99%) SQL
9 34 (20.99%) Python
10 33 (20.37%) Management Information System
11 32 (19.75%) Data Analysis
12 31 (19.14%) Data Integration
12 31 (19.14%) Telecoms
12 31 (19.14%) UML
12 31 (19.14%) Presales
13 30 (18.52%) Physics
14 29 (17.90%) TOGAF
14 29 (17.90%) Data Migration
14 29 (17.90%) Signal Processing
14 29 (17.90%) Migration
14 29 (17.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (17.90%) Algorithms
15 28 (17.28%) LabVIEW
15 28 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (16.67%) Banking
16 27 (16.67%) Asset Management
16 27 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management

Data Acquisition
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 12 (7.41%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.70%) ArcGIS
3 4 (2.47%) Apache
3 4 (2.47%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.62%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.17%) Wireless
1 10 (6.17%) WLAN
2 1 (0.62%) 802.11
2 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.62%) DHCP
2 1 (0.62%) DNS
2 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.62%) FlexRay
2 1 (0.62%) MQTT
2 1 (0.62%) NX-OS
2 1 (0.62%) Skype
2 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (27.16%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (8.02%) Big Data
3 10 (6.17%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 9 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.94%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.32%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.70%) GIS
7 6 (3.70%) QGIS
7 6 (3.70%) Yellowfin
8 5 (3.09%) Impala
8 5 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (3.09%) Text Mining
9 4 (2.47%) Geospatial Data
10 3 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.85%) Power BI
10 3 (1.85%) QlikView
10 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (17.28%) LabVIEW
2 14 (8.64%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.79%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.47%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.62%) JIRA
7 1 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 53 (32.72%) Finance
2 31 (19.14%) Telecoms
3 27 (16.67%) Banking
4 21 (12.96%) Marketing
5 18 (11.11%) Games
6 14 (8.64%) Aerospace
6 14 (8.64%) Electronics
7 6 (3.70%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.47%) Retail
9 2 (1.23%) Automotive
9 2 (1.23%) Military
9 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.62%) Advertising
10 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (22.22%) Architect
2 35 (21.60%) Data Architect
3 32 (19.75%) Developer
4 29 (17.90%) Senior Architect
4 29 (17.90%) Senior Data Architect
5 28 (17.28%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 27 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 27 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 27 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 16 (9.88%) Software Developer
8 14 (8.64%) C++ Developer
8 14 (8.64%) C++ Software Developer
9 13 (8.02%) MATLAB Engineer
9 13 (8.02%) Process Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) Data Scientist
10 10 (6.17%) Embedded Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) Firmware Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.56%) HTML
2 7 (4.32%) CSS
3 5 (3.09%) Web Services
4 4 (2.47%) Kafka
4 4 (2.47%) XML
5 3 (1.85%) Ajax
5 3 (1.85%) CSS3
5 3 (1.85%) HTML5
5 3 (1.85%) J2EE
5 3 (1.85%) jQuery
5 3 (1.85%) JSP
5 3 (1.85%) REST
6 2 (1.23%) JSON
6 2 (1.23%) SOAP
7 1 (0.62%) .NET
7 1 (0.62%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.62%) Akka
7 1 (0.62%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.62%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.69%) Computer Science
2 33 (20.37%) Management Information System
3 29 (17.90%) Algorithms
4 19 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (8.64%) Video\Live Streaming
6 8 (4.94%) Robotics
7 4 (2.47%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.47%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.85%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.23%) Blog
9 2 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (1.23%) Replication
10 1 (0.62%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.62%) Digital Signage
10 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.62%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.62%) Life Science
10 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.62%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.88%) Windows
2 5 (3.09%) Linux
3 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (35.19%) Analytics
2 45 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (25.93%) Mathematics
4 37 (22.84%) Software Engineering
5 32 (19.75%) Data Analysis
6 31 (19.14%) Data Integration
6 31 (19.14%) Presales
6 31 (19.14%) UML
7 30 (18.52%) Physics
8 29 (17.90%) Data Migration
8 29 (17.90%) Migration
8 29 (17.90%) Signal Processing
8 29 (17.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (17.90%) TOGAF
9 28 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (16.67%) ArchiMate
10 27 (16.67%) Asset Management
10 27 (16.67%) Data Ingestion
10 27 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
11 24 (14.81%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.84%) C
1 37 (22.84%) C++
2 34 (20.99%) Python
2 34 (20.99%) SQL
3 24 (14.81%) MATLAB
4 15 (9.26%) Java
5 10 (6.17%) Perl
6 6 (3.70%) C#
6 6 (3.70%) R
7 4 (2.47%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.47%) Scala
7 4 (2.47%) VBA
8 3 (1.85%) Clojure
8 3 (1.85%) Haskell
8 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.62%) Delphi
9 1 (0.62%) Julia
9 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 51 (31.48%) Degree
2 25 (15.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (9.26%) PhD
4 8 (4.94%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.09%) MBA
6 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.64%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.09%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (6.79%) Firmware
2 5 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Mesos
1 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (7.41%) Oracle
2 11 (6.79%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.17%) Perforce
4 9 (5.56%) Tableau
5 8 (4.94%) Sun
6 4 (2.47%) Informatica
6 4 (2.47%) Mapinfo
6 4 (2.47%) Talend
7 2 (1.23%) Adobe
8 1 (0.62%) Agilent
8 1 (0.62%) Bomgar
8 1 (0.62%) Capita
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco
8 1 (0.62%) Cognos
8 1 (0.62%) Google
8 1 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.62%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.62%) Siemens
8 1 (0.62%) Splunk