Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 215 197
Rank change year-on-year +26 -18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 3,206 2,784 3,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.81% 1.59% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.78% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,511 2,208 2,989
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,649
% change year-on-year - +0.89% +5.73%

Data Analysis 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 158,938 156,459 186,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.53% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 128,815 128,949 154,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in the UK

Data Analysis
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Analysis in the UK

Data Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Analysis in the UK

Data Analysis
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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 +29 2,955 £45,000 - 461
UK excluding London +52 1,841 £40,000 - 301
London +12 1,334 £55,000 +4.76% 190
South East +40 532 £45,000 -10.00% 86
North of England +56 487 £39,000 +4.00% 70
North West +23 281 £38,000 +8.57% 46
East of England +11 218 £40,000 - 44
Midlands -16 210 £40,000 +6.67% 46
Yorkshire +76 187 £40,000 - 17
South West +52 179 £40,000 +6.67% 24
Scotland +3 166 £42,500 -5.56% 20
West Midlands -8 150 £41,500 +10.67% 35
East Midlands -26 60 £38,000 -7.32% 11
Wales +11 43 £35,000 - 10
North East -21 19 £45,000 +22.45% 7
Northern Ireland -10 9 £24,000 -12.73% 1

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 1,482 (46.23%) SQL
2 1,025 (31.97%) Finance
3 755 (23.55%) Degree
4 740 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 721 (22.49%) Analytical Skills
6 695 (21.68%) Analytics
7 673 (20.99%) Python
8 647 (20.18%) SQL Server
9 610 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
10 534 (16.66%) Microsoft Excel
11 518 (16.16%) Microsoft
12 463 (14.44%) Data Modelling
13 421 (13.13%) Mathematics
14 401 (12.51%) ETL
15 400 (12.48%) Business Analysis
16 399 (12.45%) Data Warehouse
17 384 (11.98%) Data Management
18 372 (11.60%) Visualisation
19 365 (11.38%) Big Data
20 352 (10.98%) Tableau
21 339 (10.57%) Data Science
22 336 (10.48%) Machine Learning
23 335 (10.45%) R
24 316 (9.86%) Project Management
25 307 (9.58%) Banking
26 304 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
27 292 (9.11%) Java
27 292 (9.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 284 (8.86%) Computer Science
29 275 (8.58%) Data Analytics

Data Analysis
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
1 183 (5.71%) SAS
2 172 (5.36%) Apache Spark
3 69 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 65 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
5 39 (1.22%) Apache
6 26 (0.81%) Confluence
7 18 (0.56%) Apache Pig
8 17 (0.53%) IIS
9 12 (0.37%) CMS
9 12 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (0.25%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.22%) WordPress
13 4 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.12%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.094%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.094%) IPython
14 3 (0.094%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.094%) Tomcat
Applications
1 534 (16.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 172 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
3 133 (4.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 83 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 63 (1.97%) SPSS
6 32 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
7 24 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
8 12 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.37%) Stata
9 11 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.12%) CPLEX
11 3 (0.094%) GNU Octave
11 3 (0.094%) Maple
12 2 (0.062%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.062%) UXPin
13 1 (0.031%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.031%) Mingle
13 1 (0.031%) Simulink
13 1 (0.031%) Weka
Business Applications
1 56 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.87%) Actimize
3 19 (0.59%) Markit EDM
4 16 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.31%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.31%) Relativity
7 9 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.22%) MetaTrader
8 7 (0.22%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.22%) WebTrends
9 6 (0.19%) Raiser's Edge
10 5 (0.16%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.12%) FastStats
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.094%) Concordance
12 3 (0.094%) Orchard Housing
12 3 (0.094%) Sage 200
12 3 (0.094%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 160 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 148 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (1.84%) SaaS
4 47 (1.47%) Google Analytics
5 42 (1.31%) Office 365
6 39 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 37 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
9 19 (0.59%) GitHub
10 18 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
11 13 (0.41%) Serverless
12 12 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 11 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (0.34%) Basecamp
13 11 (0.34%) Force.com
14 7 (0.22%) OneDrive
15 6 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.37%) Internet
2 42 (1.31%) HTTP
3 40 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 36 (1.12%) DNS
5 27 (0.84%) Firewall
6 23 (0.72%) SMS
7 22 (0.69%) VPN
8 21 (0.66%) Network Security
8 21 (0.66%) VoIP
9 19 (0.59%) VLAN
10 18 (0.56%) VPLS
11 17 (0.53%) WAN
12 16 (0.50%) DWDM
12 16 (0.50%) HTTPS
12 16 (0.50%) IPsec
12 16 (0.50%) Wireless
12 16 (0.50%) Wireless Security
13 12 (0.37%) SSL
13 12 (0.37%) Wireshark
14 6 (0.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 399 (12.45%) Data Warehouse
3 365 (11.38%) Big Data
4 292 (9.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 263 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 262 (8.17%) Power BI
7 171 (5.33%) Data Mining
8 167 (5.21%) Hadoop
9 155 (4.83%) Relational Database
10 144 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 135 (4.21%) QlikView
12 116 (3.62%) BusinessObjects
13 90 (2.81%) MySQL
14 84 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
15 71 (2.21%) NoSQL
16 69 (2.15%) Oracle Database
17 60 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
18 59 (1.84%) Apache Hive
19 53 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
20 51 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 135 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 99 (3.09%) JIRA
3 41 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 39 (1.22%) Visual Studio
5 32 (1.00%) ERwin
6 31 (0.97%) Selenium
7 25 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (0.53%) LabVIEW
8 17 (0.53%) WebDriver
9 15 (0.47%) Axure RP
10 13 (0.41%) LSMW
11 12 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 12 (0.37%) JMeter
12 11 (0.34%) Jenkins
12 11 (0.34%) SoapUI
12 11 (0.34%) WinDbg
13 9 (0.28%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.25%) Fiddler
15 6 (0.19%) Eclipse
15 6 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 1,025 (31.97%) Finance
2 307 (9.58%) Banking
3 258 (8.05%) Marketing
4 134 (4.18%) Retail
5 132 (4.12%) Investment Banking
6 86 (2.68%) Retail Banking
7 80 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 74 (2.31%) Legal
9 69 (2.15%) Manufacturing
10 57 (1.78%) Financial Institution
11 49 (1.53%) Back Office
12 43 (1.34%) Advertising
13 36 (1.12%) Games
14 34 (1.06%) Front Office
15 31 (0.97%) Electronics
16 26 (0.81%) Law
16 26 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.56%) Automotive
18 11 (0.34%) Music Industry
18 11 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,437 (44.82%) Analyst
2 531 (16.56%) Data Analyst
3 529 (16.50%) Developer
4 446 (13.91%) Business Analyst
5 177 (5.52%) SQL Analyst
6 173 (5.40%) Senior Analyst
6 173 (5.40%) SQL Developer
7 172 (5.36%) Data Scientist
8 141 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 126 (3.93%) Consultant
10 125 (3.90%) SQL Data Analyst
11 111 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 97 (3.03%) Architect
13 94 (2.93%) Graduate
14 85 (2.65%) Applications Support
14 85 (2.65%) Support Analyst
15 84 (2.62%) Data Engineer
15 84 (2.62%) Junior
16 74 (2.31%) IT Analyst
17 69 (2.15%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (5.71%) HTML
2 149 (4.65%) .NET
3 138 (4.30%) CSS
4 108 (3.37%) Web Services
5 98 (3.06%) XML
6 63 (1.97%) jQuery
7 55 (1.72%) AngularJS
8 54 (1.68%) Pandas
9 53 (1.65%) NumPy
10 51 (1.59%) HTML5
11 49 (1.53%) D3.js
12 43 (1.34%) ASP.NET
12 43 (1.34%) Natural Language Processing
13 41 (1.28%) Django
13 41 (1.28%) React
14 38 (1.19%) REST
14 38 (1.19%) SciPy
15 37 (1.15%) scikit-learn
16 36 (1.12%) Kafka
17 34 (1.06%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 721 (22.49%) Analytical Skills
2 284 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 236 (7.36%) Algorithms
4 206 (6.43%) Management Information System
5 149 (4.65%) User Experience
6 148 (4.62%) Data Structures
7 60 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
8 58 (1.81%) Mobile App
9 54 (1.68%) Fintech
10 52 (1.62%) Equities
11 38 (1.19%) Reference Data
12 33 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 31 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (0.97%) Hedge funds
13 31 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
14 29 (0.90%) Fixed Income
14 29 (0.90%) Life Science
14 29 (0.90%) Robotics
15 24 (0.75%) Credit Risk
15 24 (0.75%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 249 (7.77%) Linux
2 174 (5.43%) Windows
3 116 (3.62%) Unix
4 29 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.37%) Android
5 12 (0.37%) CentOS
6 11 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.34%) Robot Operating System
6 11 (0.34%) Windows 10
6 11 (0.34%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.22%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.094%) VMS
9 3 (0.094%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.062%) AIX
10 2 (0.062%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.031%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 695 (21.68%) Analytics
3 610 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
4 463 (14.44%) Data Modelling
5 421 (13.13%) Mathematics
6 401 (12.51%) ETL
7 400 (12.48%) Business Analysis
8 384 (11.98%) Data Management
9 372 (11.60%) Visualisation
10 339 (10.57%) Data Science
11 336 (10.48%) Machine Learning
12 316 (9.86%) Project Management
13 304 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 275 (8.58%) Data Analytics
15 265 (8.27%) CRM
16 221 (6.89%) Statistics
17 210 (6.55%) SDLC
18 208 (6.49%) Migration
19 203 (6.33%) Data Visualisation
20 182 (5.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,482 (46.23%) SQL
2 673 (20.99%) Python
3 335 (10.45%) R
4 292 (9.11%) Java
5 242 (7.55%) T-SQL
6 226 (7.05%) C++
7 225 (7.02%) JavaScript
8 173 (5.40%) C#
9 150 (4.68%) VBA
10 114 (3.56%) MATLAB
11 105 (3.28%) C
12 86 (2.68%) PL/SQL
13 72 (2.25%) Scala
14 67 (2.09%) PowerShell
15 60 (1.87%) VB
16 50 (1.56%) PHP
17 45 (1.40%) Perl
18 30 (0.94%) Bash Shell
19 27 (0.84%) Shell Script
20 24 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 755 (23.55%) Degree
2 161 (5.02%) PhD
3 96 (2.99%) Numerate Degree
4 77 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 61 (1.90%) ISEB
6 42 (1.31%) Security Cleared
7 25 (0.78%) Master's Degree
7 25 (0.78%) PMI Certification
8 24 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 22 (0.69%) DV Cleared
10 20 (0.62%) SC Cleared
11 17 (0.53%) CISSP
11 17 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (0.44%) CISM
12 14 (0.44%) PMP
13 13 (0.41%) CISA
13 13 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.28%) IIBA
15 8 (0.25%) ACCA
15 8 (0.25%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (7.55%) Data Quality
2 192 (5.99%) QA
3 71 (2.21%) GDPR
3 71 (2.21%) SLA
4 66 (2.06%) PMO
5 23 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.50%) Solvency II
7 14 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.41%) IFRS
8 13 (0.41%) IFRS 9
8 13 (0.41%) MiFID
9 11 (0.34%) EMIR
10 10 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
10 10 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (0.22%) PSD2
12 6 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
13 4 (0.12%) GxP
13 4 (0.12%) SEPA
14 2 (0.062%) GCP
System Software
1 47 (1.47%) Docker
2 28 (0.87%) Firmware
3 26 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 18 (0.56%) HDFS
5 10 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.19%) Ceph
6 6 (0.19%) GPFS
6 6 (0.19%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 4 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.12%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.094%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.031%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.031%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (0.78%) Puppet
2 21 (0.66%) Ansible
3 17 (0.53%) Nessus
4 16 (0.50%) SCCM
5 15 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (0.28%) Grafana
8 8 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (0.25%) WebInspect
9 7 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 6 (0.19%) Icinga
10 6 (0.19%) Oozie
10 6 (0.19%) OpenView
11 4 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.12%) Terraform
11 4 (0.12%) vRealize
12 3 (0.094%) Kibana
12 3 (0.094%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 518 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 352 (10.98%) Tableau
3 235 (7.33%) Oracle
4 121 (3.77%) Google
5 105 (3.28%) SAP
6 90 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
7 71 (2.21%) Cognos
8 61 (1.90%) Alteryx
9 40 (1.25%) Informatica
10 39 (1.22%) Capita
11 38 (1.19%) Talend
11 38 (1.19%) Teradata
12 35 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
13 32 (1.00%) Adobe
13 32 (1.00%) Cloudera
14 31 (0.97%) IFS
15 29 (0.90%) RedGate
16 24 (0.75%) Sybase
16 24 (0.75%) Twitter
17 21 (0.66%) IBM