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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Acquisition
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 746 828 861
Rank change year-on-year +82 +33  
Permanent jobs citing Data Acquisition 128 107 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 105 65 92
Median salary £40,000 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +12.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £80,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  

Data Acquisition is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79794 87486 96432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.91% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64221 73157 78828
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Data Acquisition
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Data Acquisition as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Acquisition in the UK

Data Acquisition
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 123 £40,000 -20.00% 13
East of England +27 44 £37,500 +7.14% 2
London +45 42 £42,500 -39.28% 4
Hertfordshire +28 26 £35,000 +2.94% 1
North West -29 22 £27,500 -29.03%
Manchester -16 21 £27,500 -26.66%
Borehamwood +1 19 £35,000 +2.94% 1
South East +43 18 £40,000 -44.82% 5
Cambridge +2 17 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 17 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Watford - 17 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 13 £40,000 - 1
Brighton - 13 £40,000 - 1
City of London +36 9 £97,500 +77.27% 1
Stanmore +2 8 £40,000 +17.64%
Birmingham +14 7 £70,000 +55.55%
West Midlands +12 7 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Barnet - 6 £36,250 -
Scotland +20 5 £31,500 -10.00%
Edgware - 4 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
South West -22 3 £37,500 -30.55% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £37,500 -
Kent - 2 £36,750 -
Berkshire +30 1 £75,000 +114.28%
Hampshire +17 1 £47,500 -36.66%
Oxfordshire +1 1 - - 3
Lancashire -5 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £31,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 93 (49.21%) Python
2 86 (45.50%) SQL
3 62 (32.80%) Degree
4 58 (30.69%) Analytics
5 51 (26.98%) Open Source
6 48 (25.40%) Scala
7 47 (24.87%) Computer Science
7 47 (24.87%) C++
8 44 (23.28%) Machine Learning
9 42 (22.22%) Hadoop
10 40 (21.16%) Software Engineering
11 39 (20.63%) Mentoring
11 39 (20.63%) Coaching
12 38 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (20.11%) OO
13 36 (19.05%) .NET
14 35 (18.52%) LabVIEW
14 35 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (18.52%) Big Data
15 34 (17.99%) Algorithms
15 34 (17.99%) Mathematics
16 33 (17.46%) Telecoms
16 33 (17.46%) Java
17 31 (16.40%) Data Analysis
17 31 (16.40%) Visualisation
18 30 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
18 30 (15.87%) Physics
18 30 (15.87%) Apache Spark
19 27 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
19 27 (14.29%) Data 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 30 (15.87%) Apache Spark
2 25 (13.23%) ArcGIS
3 22 (11.64%) Apache
4 15 (7.94%) GeoServer
5 6 (3.17%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.06%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.06%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.06%) SAS
7 1 (0.53%) DNN
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (11.64%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.17%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.47%) Wireless
1 16 (8.47%) WLAN
2 2 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.06%) DHCP
2 2 (1.06%) DNS
2 2 (1.06%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 35 (18.52%) Big Data
3 25 (13.23%) GIS
4 23 (12.17%) Geospatial Data
5 20 (10.58%) Amazon Redshift
6 17 (8.99%) QGIS
7 10 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (5.29%) QlikView
8 9 (4.76%) MongoDB
9 8 (4.23%) BigQuery
10 7 (3.70%) SQL Server
11 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.59%) MySQL
12 3 (1.59%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.59%) Pentaho
12 3 (1.59%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.06%) Kalido
13 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.06%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 35 (18.52%) LabVIEW
2 16 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.94%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.65%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.06%) Maven
6 2 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
General
1 33 (17.46%) Telecoms
2 26 (13.76%) Finance
3 20 (10.58%) Electronics
4 8 (4.23%) Aerospace
4 8 (4.23%) Games
5 3 (1.59%) Banking
5 3 (1.59%) Front Office
5 3 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.06%) Advertising
6 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (26.46%) Developer
2 30 (15.87%) Data Scientist
3 27 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 22 (11.64%) Software Engineer
5 18 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
5 18 (9.52%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 18 (9.52%) Firmware Engineer
6 17 (8.99%) Architect
6 17 (8.99%) C# Developer
6 17 (8.99%) Data Architect
7 16 (8.47%) RF Engineer
8 15 (7.94%) C++ Developer
8 15 (7.94%) C++ Software Developer
9 14 (7.41%) GIS Specialist
10 13 (6.88%) Apache Spark Developer
10 13 (6.88%) Java Developer
10 13 (6.88%) Java Scala Developer
10 13 (6.88%) Junior Java Developer
10 13 (6.88%) Scala Developer
10 13 (6.88%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (19.05%) .NET
2 27 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
3 23 (12.17%) Web Services
4 8 (4.23%) CSS
5 7 (3.70%) HTML
5 7 (3.70%) HTML5
6 6 (3.17%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.17%) Drools
6 6 (3.17%) Kafka
6 6 (3.17%) Node.js
6 6 (3.17%) Spark Streaming
7 4 (2.12%) D3.js
8 3 (1.59%) WPF
9 2 (1.06%) Esper
9 2 (1.06%) jQuery
9 2 (1.06%) NumPy
9 2 (1.06%) Pandas
9 2 (1.06%) Pyramid
9 2 (1.06%) REST
9 2 (1.06%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.87%) Computer Science
2 38 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (17.99%) Algorithms
4 25 (13.23%) Data Structures
5 20 (10.58%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.23%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (4.23%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.12%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.59%) Life Science
8 3 (1.59%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.06%) Home Automation
10 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.53%) NHS
10 1 (0.53%) SCADA
10 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.70%) Windows
2 18 (9.52%) Linux
3 3 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (30.69%) Analytics
2 51 (26.98%) Open Source
3 44 (23.28%) Machine Learning
4 40 (21.16%) Software Engineering
5 39 (20.63%) Coaching
5 39 (20.63%) Mentoring
6 38 (20.11%) OO
7 35 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (17.99%) Mathematics
9 31 (16.40%) Data Analysis
9 31 (16.40%) Visualisation
10 30 (15.87%) Physics
11 27 (14.29%) Data Management
12 26 (13.76%) Signal Processing
13 25 (13.23%) Spatial Analysis
13 25 (13.23%) Web Development
14 23 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (11.64%) MapReduce
15 22 (11.64%) Test Automation
16 17 (8.99%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 93 (49.21%) Python
2 86 (45.50%) SQL
3 48 (25.40%) Scala
4 47 (24.87%) C++
5 33 (17.46%) Java
6 27 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 27 (14.29%) R
7 26 (13.76%) C
8 24 (12.70%) C#
9 21 (11.11%) Perl
10 20 (10.58%) Clojure
10 20 (10.58%) Haskell
11 12 (6.35%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.59%) PHP
12 3 (1.59%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.06%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.06%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.06%) VBA
14 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 62 (32.80%) Degree
2 27 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (7.94%) PhD
4 2 (1.06%) MBA
4 2 (1.06%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.35%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.76%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) GCP
System Software
1 19 (10.05%) Firmware
2 8 (4.23%) Docker
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (4.23%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.06%) Mesos
2 2 (1.06%) rkt
Vendors
1 23 (12.17%) Mapinfo
2 18 (9.52%) Tableau
3 17 (8.99%) Perforce
4 9 (4.76%) Oracle
5 5 (2.65%) Informatica
6 4 (2.12%) Alias
6 4 (2.12%) Google
6 4 (2.12%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.12%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco
7 2 (1.06%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.06%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.06%) MapR
7 2 (1.06%) Netezza
7 2 (1.06%) Splunk
7 2 (1.06%) Talend
7 2 (1.06%) Teradata
8 1 (0.53%) IBM
8 1 (0.53%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 1 (0.53%) Siemens
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