Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Acquisition
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 984 1071 1139
Rank change year-on-year +87 +68 +32
Permanent jobs citing Data Acquisition 189 162 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.085% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.095% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 200 103 152
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £29,950 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £98,000 £82,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

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 157069 170641 194298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123633 141993 159740
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 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.76% - +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +53 178 £40,000 -1.84% 21
UK excluding London +131 162 £40,000 - 10
East of England +43 57 £40,000 +14.29% 3
London -10 46 £45,000 - 11
Midlands +72 35 £70,000 +40.00% 1
West Midlands +50 34 £70,000 - 1
South East +63 31 £40,000 -44.83% 4
North of England -6 22 £27,500 -31.25% 1
North West -18 22 £27,500 -31.25% 1
South West +18 8 £37,500 -30.56% 1
Northern Ireland - 7 £37,500 -
Scotland -9 2 £37,500 +7.14%
East Midlands +31 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 74 (39.15%) Python
2 69 (36.51%) Analytics
3 66 (34.92%) Degree
4 59 (31.22%) SQL
5 52 (27.51%) Mathematics
6 49 (25.93%) Finance
7 48 (25.40%) Computer Science
8 47 (24.87%) Software Engineering
8 47 (24.87%) C++
9 46 (24.34%) C
10 42 (22.22%) OO
11 41 (21.69%) Data Warehouse
11 41 (21.69%) Algorithms
12 40 (21.16%) Business Intelligence
12 40 (21.16%) Management Information System
13 39 (20.63%) Open Source
14 36 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (18.52%) LabVIEW
16 34 (17.99%) Telecoms
16 34 (17.99%) MATLAB
16 34 (17.99%) Data Analysis
16 34 (17.99%) Mentoring
16 34 (17.99%) Coaching
17 33 (17.46%) Computer Science Degree
17 33 (17.46%) Physics
17 33 (17.46%) Java
18 32 (16.93%) UML
18 32 (16.93%) Presales
19 31 (16.40%) Data Integration
20 30 (15.87%) Data Migration

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 29 (15.34%) Apache Spark
2 21 (11.11%) Apache
3 16 (8.47%) ArcGIS
4 10 (5.29%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.53%) DNN
5 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.23%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
3 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.53%) SaaS
6 1 (0.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.58%) Wireless
1 20 (10.58%) WLAN
2 2 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.06%) DHCP
2 2 (1.06%) DNS
2 2 (1.06%) NX-OS
3 1 (0.53%) 802.11
3 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.53%) Skype
3 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.69%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (14.81%) Hadoop
3 27 (14.29%) Big Data
4 20 (10.58%) Amazon Redshift
5 16 (8.47%) GIS
6 14 (7.41%) Geospatial Data
7 12 (6.35%) QGIS
7 12 (6.35%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.23%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.70%) Yellowfin
10 6 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (3.17%) SQL Server
11 5 (2.65%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.65%) Impala
11 5 (2.65%) Text Mining
12 4 (2.12%) QlikView
13 3 (1.59%) BigQuery
13 3 (1.59%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (18.52%) LabVIEW
2 20 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.58%) Jenkins
3 17 (8.99%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.65%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.53%) Maven
6 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
General
1 49 (25.93%) Finance
2 34 (17.99%) Telecoms
3 28 (14.81%) Banking
4 23 (12.17%) Electronics
5 18 (9.52%) Games
6 17 (8.99%) Aerospace
7 8 (4.23%) Marketing
8 6 (3.17%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.06%) Military
9 2 (1.06%) Retail
10 1 (0.53%) Automotive
10 1 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (25.93%) Developer
2 34 (17.99%) Architect
2 34 (17.99%) Data Architect
3 30 (15.87%) Solutions Architect
4 28 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 28 (14.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 28 (14.81%) Senior Architect
4 28 (14.81%) Senior Data Architect
4 28 (14.81%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 28 (14.81%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 25 (13.23%) Software Developer
6 21 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
6 21 (11.11%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 21 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
7 20 (10.58%) RF Engineer
8 17 (8.99%) C++ Developer
8 17 (8.99%) C++ Software Developer
9 16 (8.47%) Junior
10 14 (7.41%) C# Developer
10 14 (7.41%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.64%) Web Services
2 11 (5.82%) .NET
3 10 (5.29%) CSS
3 10 (5.29%) HTML
4 5 (2.65%) HTML5
4 5 (2.65%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (2.12%) jQuery
5 4 (2.12%) XML
6 3 (1.59%) Ajax
6 3 (1.59%) CSS3
6 3 (1.59%) J2EE
6 3 (1.59%) JSP
6 3 (1.59%) Kafka
6 3 (1.59%) REST
7 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.06%) Node.js
7 2 (1.06%) SOAP
8 1 (0.53%) Laravel
8 1 (0.53%) NumPy
8 1 (0.53%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.40%) Computer Science
2 41 (21.69%) Algorithms
3 40 (21.16%) Management Information System
4 21 (11.11%) Data Structures
5 14 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.17%) Robotics
7 4 (2.12%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.59%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.59%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.06%) Blog
9 2 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.06%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.06%) Replication
10 1 (0.53%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.53%) Home Automation
10 1 (0.53%) Life Science
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.17%) Windows
2 12 (6.35%) Linux
3 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.51%) Analytics
2 52 (27.51%) Mathematics
3 47 (24.87%) Software Engineering
4 42 (22.22%) OO
5 40 (21.16%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (20.63%) Open Source
7 36 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (17.99%) Coaching
8 34 (17.99%) Data Analysis
8 34 (17.99%) Mentoring
9 33 (17.46%) Physics
10 32 (16.93%) Presales
10 32 (16.93%) UML
11 31 (16.40%) Data Integration
12 30 (15.87%) Data Migration
12 30 (15.87%) Migration
12 30 (15.87%) Signal Processing
12 30 (15.87%) TOGAF
13 29 (15.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (14.81%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (39.15%) Python
2 59 (31.22%) SQL
3 47 (24.87%) C++
4 46 (24.34%) C
5 34 (17.99%) MATLAB
6 33 (17.46%) Java
7 25 (13.23%) Scala
8 23 (12.17%) C#
9 22 (11.64%) Perl
10 20 (10.58%) Clojure
10 20 (10.58%) Haskell
11 6 (3.17%) JavaScript
12 5 (2.65%) R
13 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.06%) PHP
13 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.53%) Delphi
14 1 (0.53%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (34.92%) Degree
2 33 (17.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (6.88%) PhD
4 5 (2.65%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.53%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.65%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) GCP
System Software
1 21 (11.11%) Firmware
2 6 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (11.11%) Perforce
2 14 (7.41%) Mapinfo
3 12 (6.35%) Oracle
3 12 (6.35%) Tableau
4 7 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.17%) Sun
6 5 (2.65%) Informatica
6 5 (2.65%) Talend
7 2 (1.06%) Adobe
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco
7 2 (1.06%) Google
7 2 (1.06%) Splunk
8 1 (0.53%) Alias
8 1 (0.53%) Capita
8 1 (0.53%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.53%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 1 (0.53%) Netezza
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.53%) Siemens
8 1 (0.53%) Teradata