Period
to 18 October 2017

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

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 195 194
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 3368 3257 3865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.93% 1.70% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.91% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 2649 3035
UK median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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 157092 170968 192910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123714 142316 158568
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 £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 18 October 2017.

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 18 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 +19 3147 £47,500 +5.56% 258
UK excluding London +26 1717 £40,000 - 163
London +22 1608 £57,500 +15.00% 112
South East +11 438 £45,000 - 36
North of England +47 396 £37,500 - 49
Midlands +20 290 £40,000 +4.58% 20
North West +11 232 £35,000 -6.67% 29
East of England -21 228 £39,000 -2.50% 26
South West +22 202 £37,500 -11.76% 15
West Midlands +32 185 £40,000 +5.26% 16
Yorkshire +56 152 £40,000 - 17
Scotland +21 137 £45,000 -10.00% 12
East Midlands +35 105 £35,000 -9.09% 4
Wales -20 23 £37,612 +13.98% 3
North East +13 12 £40,695 +8.52% 3
Northern Ireland -27 5 £32,500 -35.00% 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 1469 (43.62%) SQL
2 1311 (38.93%) Finance
3 933 (27.70%) Analytical Skills
4 817 (24.26%) Business Intelligence
5 791 (23.49%) Degree
6 737 (21.88%) Analytics
7 644 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
8 583 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
9 556 (16.51%) Banking
10 530 (15.74%) SQL Server
11 515 (15.29%) Business Analysis
12 512 (15.20%) Data Modelling
13 505 (14.99%) Microsoft
14 486 (14.43%) Retail
15 481 (14.28%) Python
16 468 (13.90%) Project Management
17 397 (11.79%) Asset Management
18 384 (11.40%) Visualisation
19 380 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
20 375 (11.13%) ETL
20 375 (11.13%) R
21 348 (10.33%) Data Management
22 345 (10.24%) SDLC
23 343 (10.18%) Tableau
24 334 (9.92%) Mathematics
25 330 (9.80%) Investment Banking
26 326 (9.68%) Big Data
27 324 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
28 321 (9.53%) Marketing
29 320 (9.50%) Retail Banking

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
1 204 (6.06%) SAS
2 114 (3.38%) Apache Spark
3 63 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 40 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (0.83%) Confluence
6 24 (0.71%) Apache
7 19 (0.56%) CMS
8 18 (0.53%) WordPress
9 16 (0.48%) IIS
10 14 (0.42%) Apache Pig
11 9 (0.27%) JBoss
11 9 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (0.27%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.21%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.18%) NServiceBus
13 6 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.15%) ArcGIS
14 5 (0.15%) EPiServer
15 4 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
16 3 (0.089%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 583 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 205 (6.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 158 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
4 128 (3.80%) MS Visio
5 87 (2.58%) SPSS
6 60 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.12%) Maple
10 3 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.089%) CPLEX
10 3 (0.089%) GIMP
11 2 (0.059%) Gephi
11 2 (0.059%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.059%) SPSS Modeler
12 1 (0.030%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.030%) Stata
12 1 (0.030%) UXPin
12 1 (0.030%) Weka
Business Applications
1 81 (2.40%) Actimize
2 47 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 11 (0.33%) Markit EDM
6 10 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.30%) FastStats
7 9 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.27%) SAP GRC
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.21%) WebTrends
9 6 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
9 6 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
9 6 (0.18%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.18%) Raiser's Edge
10 5 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.15%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.15%) SAP MDG
10 5 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 128 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (1.72%) Google Analytics
4 52 (1.54%) SaaS
5 35 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 29 (0.86%) GitHub
7 20 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
8 18 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
9 13 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.39%) Office 365
9 13 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 10 (0.30%) IaaS
10 10 (0.30%) PaaS
11 9 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (0.24%) AdWords
13 7 (0.21%) Force.com
14 6 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
14 6 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
15 5 (0.15%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.19%) Network Security
2 37 (1.10%) Intranet
3 36 (1.07%) Internet
4 25 (0.74%) Firewall
5 23 (0.68%) DNS
6 22 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 18 (0.53%) VPN
8 14 (0.42%) DHCP
9 12 (0.36%) 802.11
10 10 (0.30%) HTTP
11 9 (0.27%) SMS
12 7 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.21%) MPLS
12 7 (0.21%) VoIP
13 6 (0.18%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.18%) InfiniBand
13 6 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
13 6 (0.18%) WAN
13 6 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 530 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 380 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
3 326 (9.68%) Big Data
4 285 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 218 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 185 (5.49%) Power BI
7 183 (5.43%) QlikView
8 172 (5.11%) Relational Database
9 146 (4.33%) Hadoop
10 139 (4.13%) Data Mining
11 121 (3.59%) MySQL
12 103 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 99 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
14 98 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 97 (2.88%) NoSQL
16 62 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
17 57 (1.69%) MongoDB
18 52 (1.54%) Oracle Database
19 46 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
19 46 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 99 (2.94%) JIRA
2 89 (2.64%) Git (software)
3 66 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 44 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 41 (1.22%) Jenkins
6 35 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 34 (1.01%) MagicDraw
8 33 (0.98%) XMLSpy
9 32 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
10 31 (0.92%) Toad
11 30 (0.89%) LabVIEW
12 25 (0.74%) ERwin
12 25 (0.74%) Selenium
13 20 (0.59%) WebDriver
14 19 (0.56%) Subversion
15 15 (0.45%) Cucumber
15 15 (0.45%) Maven
16 12 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (0.36%) Travis CI
17 11 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 1311 (38.93%) Finance
2 556 (16.51%) Banking
3 486 (14.43%) Retail
4 330 (9.80%) Investment Banking
5 321 (9.53%) Marketing
6 320 (9.50%) Retail Banking
7 144 (4.28%) Telecoms
8 95 (2.82%) Legal
9 79 (2.35%) Manufacturing
10 77 (2.29%) Games
11 54 (1.60%) Back Office
12 53 (1.57%) Financial Institution
13 45 (1.34%) Front Office
14 43 (1.28%) Advertising
15 34 (1.01%) Billing
15 34 (1.01%) Law
16 33 (0.98%) Electronics
17 28 (0.83%) Aerospace
18 26 (0.77%) Publishing
19 24 (0.71%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1606 (47.68%) Analyst
2 565 (16.78%) Business Analyst
3 534 (15.86%) Data Analyst
4 454 (13.48%) Developer
5 210 (6.24%) SQL Analyst
6 185 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
7 166 (4.93%) Data Scientist
8 157 (4.66%) SQL Developer
9 151 (4.48%) Consultant
10 139 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 136 (4.04%) SQL Data Analyst
12 134 (3.98%) Architect
13 119 (3.53%) Financial Analyst
14 92 (2.73%) Systems Analyst
15 87 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 84 (2.49%) Monitoring Analyst
17 75 (2.23%) Data Architect
17 75 (2.23%) IT Analyst
18 73 (2.17%) Data Manager
19 72 (2.14%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (5.08%) XML
2 167 (4.96%) HTML
3 146 (4.33%) .NET
4 124 (3.68%) Web Services
5 121 (3.59%) CSS
6 54 (1.60%) jQuery
7 53 (1.57%) ASP.NET
7 53 (1.57%) JSON
8 50 (1.48%) HTML5
9 49 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
9 49 (1.45%) FpML
10 45 (1.34%) AngularJS
10 45 (1.34%) XML Schema
11 40 (1.19%) Natural Language Processing
12 37 (1.10%) REST
13 36 (1.07%) SOAP
14 34 (1.01%) Node.js
15 31 (0.92%) D3.js
16 28 (0.83%) RESTful
17 25 (0.74%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 933 (27.70%) Analytical Skills
2 266 (7.90%) Computer Science
3 250 (7.42%) Management Information System
4 167 (4.96%) Algorithms
5 164 (4.87%) User Experience
6 128 (3.80%) Data Structures
7 120 (3.56%) Equities
8 113 (3.36%) Fixed Income
9 102 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
10 82 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 80 (2.38%) Reference Data
12 53 (1.57%) Mobile App
13 41 (1.22%) Social Media
14 40 (1.19%) FMCG
15 38 (1.13%) Derivative
16 35 (1.04%) Virtual Team
17 27 (0.80%) Fintech
18 24 (0.71%) Reinsurance
19 23 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
19 23 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 161 (4.78%) Linux
1 161 (4.78%) Windows
2 76 (2.26%) Unix
3 18 (0.53%) Windows 10
4 13 (0.39%) Windows 7
4 13 (0.39%) Windows 8
5 11 (0.33%) Mac OS
5 11 (0.33%) Windows Vista
6 9 (0.27%) Solaris
7 7 (0.21%) Android
7 7 (0.21%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.15%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.12%) CentOS
9 4 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.12%) VMS
10 3 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.059%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (24.26%) Business Intelligence
2 737 (21.88%) Analytics
3 644 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
4 515 (15.29%) Business Analysis
5 512 (15.20%) Data Modelling
6 468 (13.90%) Project Management
7 397 (11.79%) Asset Management
8 384 (11.40%) Visualisation
9 375 (11.13%) ETL
10 348 (10.33%) Data Management
11 345 (10.24%) SDLC
12 334 (9.92%) Mathematics
13 324 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 313 (9.29%) Data Analytics
15 296 (8.79%) Wealth Management
16 246 (7.30%) Data Visualisation
17 242 (7.19%) Migration
18 239 (7.10%) CRM
19 232 (6.89%) Machine Learning
20 214 (6.35%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1469 (43.62%) SQL
2 481 (14.28%) Python
3 375 (11.13%) R
4 235 (6.98%) Java
5 218 (6.47%) JavaScript
6 210 (6.24%) T-SQL
7 187 (5.55%) C#
8 156 (4.63%) VBA
9 131 (3.89%) C++
10 108 (3.21%) PL/SQL
11 97 (2.88%) C
12 94 (2.79%) MATLAB
13 76 (2.26%) PHP
14 62 (1.84%) Scala
15 60 (1.78%) Perl
16 58 (1.72%) VB
17 51 (1.51%) PowerShell
18 43 (1.28%) Bash Shell
19 36 (1.07%) Ruby
20 18 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 791 (23.49%) Degree
2 129 (3.83%) PhD
3 124 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 82 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 80 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 63 (1.87%) Numerate Degree
7 44 (1.31%) ISEB
8 40 (1.19%) DV Cleared
9 36 (1.07%) Master's Degree
10 33 (0.98%) ISTQB
11 30 (0.89%) CISSP
12 27 (0.80%) CITP
12 27 (0.80%) MBA
13 25 (0.74%) PMI Certification
14 20 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 19 (0.56%) GCIH
16 18 (0.53%) CISA
16 18 (0.53%) GIAC
17 17 (0.50%) CISM
17 17 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (8.19%) Data Quality
2 189 (5.61%) QA
3 78 (2.32%) GDPR
4 66 (1.96%) SLA
5 63 (1.87%) PMO
6 51 (1.51%) ISO 20022
6 51 (1.51%) MiFID
7 47 (1.40%) EMIR
8 42 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
9 38 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 28 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (0.50%) ISO 9001
12 16 (0.48%) PCI DSS
13 10 (0.30%) IFRS
13 10 (0.30%) IFRS 9
14 8 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
14 8 (0.24%) ISO 15022
14 8 (0.24%) Solvency II
15 4 (0.12%) SEPA
16 3 (0.089%) AIFMD
System Software
1 31 (0.92%) Active Directory
1 31 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.36%) Docker
3 8 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (0.24%) VMware NSX
4 6 (0.18%) Ceph
4 6 (0.18%) GPFS
4 6 (0.18%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 5 (0.15%) Firmware
6 4 (0.12%) KVM
6 4 (0.12%) vSphere
7 3 (0.089%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.089%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.059%) HDFS
9 1 (0.030%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (0.68%) Ansible
2 20 (0.59%) SCCM
3 15 (0.45%) Puppet
4 12 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.33%) Grafana
6 9 (0.27%) Kibana
6 9 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (0.24%) vRealize
8 7 (0.21%) Oozie
9 6 (0.18%) Icinga
10 5 (0.15%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.12%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (0.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 3 (0.089%) Marathon
13 2 (0.059%) Mesos
13 2 (0.059%) Nessus
13 2 (0.059%) ServiceCenter
14 1 (0.030%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 505 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 343 (10.18%) Tableau
3 283 (8.40%) Oracle
4 138 (4.10%) SAP
5 122 (3.62%) Google
6 69 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 68 (2.02%) Cognos
8 50 (1.48%) Informatica
9 44 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
10 43 (1.28%) VMware
11 39 (1.16%) Sybase
12 38 (1.13%) Adobe
13 33 (0.98%) Alteryx
14 32 (0.95%) Talend
14 32 (0.95%) Teradata
15 29 (0.86%) Cloudera
15 29 (0.86%) Cognizant
16 22 (0.65%) IBM
16 22 (0.65%) Splunk
17 21 (0.62%) Hyperion