Period
to 25 June 2021

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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 166 177
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 2,044 1,709 2,910
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.94% 2.13% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.31% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,303 1,181 2,157
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,750 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £95,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.01% +18.44% -5.88%

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 98,425 73,961 133,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.21% 92.34% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 67,779 59,551 105,846
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in the UK

Data Analysis
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis.

Salary trend for Data Analysis in the UK

Data Analysis
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analysis over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Analysis in the UK

Data Analysis
Top 17 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 25 June 2021. 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 -14 1,870 £50,000 -4.76% 309
UK excluding London -6 1,015 £45,000 -5.01% 201
London -32 903 £57,500 -8.00% 121
Work from Home +8 358 £48,000 +6.67% 60
South East -36 264 £52,250 +4.50% 50
North of England -15 213 £44,000 -2.22% 70
Midlands +21 203 £42,500 -15.00% 31
West Midlands +42 171 £42,500 +13.33% 19
South West -40 139 £42,500 +2.15% 13
North West -4 124 £45,000 -10.00% 34
East of England +9 122 £45,000 -18.18% 24
Yorkshire -28 67 £41,000 +18.84% 23
Scotland -28 51 £47,500 +26.67% 10
East Midlands -50 30 £42,250 -39.64% 12
North East -15 22 £43,000 +1.18% 13
Wales -3 21 £40,500 -19.00% 2
Northern Ireland -26 5 £27,750 -20.71% 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, 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.

1 876 (42.86%) SQL
2 675 (33.02%) Social Skills
3 613 (29.99%) Business Intelligence
4 556 (27.20%) Analytics
5 541 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
6 538 (26.32%) Python
7 525 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
8 470 (22.99%) Finance
9 459 (22.46%) Problem-Solving
10 429 (20.99%) Power Platform
10 429 (20.99%) Visualisation
11 416 (20.35%) Power BI
12 402 (19.67%) Degree
13 371 (18.15%) Data Modelling
14 363 (17.76%) Microsoft
15 348 (17.03%) Microsoft Excel
16 286 (13.99%) Data Warehouse
17 284 (13.89%) SQL Server
18 278 (13.60%) Tableau
18 278 (13.60%) Decision-Making
19 272 (13.31%) ETL
20 264 (12.92%) Data Science
21 254 (12.43%) Azure
22 250 (12.23%) Data Quality
23 249 (12.18%) Data Visualisation
24 234 (11.45%) Project Management
25 224 (10.96%) AWS
26 220 (10.76%) Data Management
27 211 (10.32%) JavaScript
28 198 (9.69%) Marketing

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 56 (2.74%) Apache Spark
2 47 (2.30%) SAS
3 44 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 33 (1.61%) Confluence
5 32 (1.57%) Apache Airflow
6 17 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (0.83%) Jupyter
6 17 (0.83%) WordPress
7 14 (0.68%) Apache
8 13 (0.64%) Skype for Business
9 10 (0.49%) CMS
10 7 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.29%) IIS
12 4 (0.20%) Jadu
13 3 (0.15%) Appian
13 3 (0.15%) DataSynapse
13 3 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.15%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.098%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 348 (17.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 121 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
3 72 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 49 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
6 23 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
7 16 (0.78%) Stata
8 11 (0.54%) SPSS
9 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.20%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.15%) InVision
10 3 (0.15%) Simulink
10 3 (0.15%) Sketch
11 2 (0.098%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.098%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.049%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.049%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.049%) Maya
12 1 (0.049%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 20 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.64%) NetSuite
2 13 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
3 12 (0.59%) Magento
3 12 (0.59%) Shopify
4 11 (0.54%) Sage 1000
5 10 (0.49%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.34%) SAP Business One
8 5 (0.24%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.20%) Infor M3
9 4 (0.20%) OPENHousing
9 4 (0.20%) Primavera
10 3 (0.15%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 429 (20.99%) Power Platform
2 254 (12.43%) Azure
3 224 (10.96%) AWS
4 98 (4.79%) SaaS
5 61 (2.98%) GCP
6 60 (2.94%) Amazon S3
6 60 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
7 55 (2.69%) Snowflake
8 54 (2.64%) Serverless
9 51 (2.50%) Microsoft 365
10 44 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
10 44 (2.15%) GitHub
11 41 (2.01%) Google Analytics
12 36 (1.76%) npm
13 34 (1.66%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 33 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
15 32 (1.57%) Amazon Cognito
16 21 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
16 21 (1.03%) PowerApps
17 20 (0.98%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.22%) Firewall
2 15 (0.73%) Broadband
2 15 (0.73%) Internet
3 14 (0.68%) Skype
3 14 (0.68%) Wireshark
4 13 (0.64%) Network Security
4 13 (0.64%) VPN
5 11 (0.54%) SMS
5 11 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.54%) Wireless
6 10 (0.49%) Bluetooth
7 9 (0.44%) VoIP
8 6 (0.29%) DHCP
8 6 (0.29%) DNS
8 6 (0.29%) HTTP
8 6 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (0.29%) IPsec
8 6 (0.29%) LAN
8 6 (0.29%) PSTN
9 4 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (20.35%) Power BI
2 286 (13.99%) Data Warehouse
3 284 (13.89%) SQL Server
4 278 (13.60%) Tableau
5 160 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 153 (7.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 150 (7.34%) Big Data
8 109 (5.33%) Data Mining
9 90 (4.40%) Relational Database
10 88 (4.31%) Data Lake
11 72 (3.52%) NoSQL
11 72 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 67 (3.28%) MySQL
13 59 (2.89%) Amazon Redshift
14 50 (2.45%) Hadoop
15 48 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
16 39 (1.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 37 (1.81%) BigQuery
18 36 (1.76%) Looker
19 35 (1.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 155 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 133 (6.51%) JIRA
3 54 (2.64%) webpack
4 29 (1.42%) Visual Studio
5 20 (0.98%) Babel
6 16 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (0.59%) ERwin
9 11 (0.54%) CircleCI
9 11 (0.54%) Cypress.io
10 10 (0.49%) Axure RP
10 10 (0.49%) PowerDesigner
11 9 (0.44%) ER Studio
11 9 (0.44%) GitLab
11 9 (0.44%) WiX
12 7 (0.34%) Mocha
12 7 (0.34%) Sinon.JS
12 7 (0.34%) Subversion
13 6 (0.29%) JUnit
13 6 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 675 (33.02%) Social Skills
2 541 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
3 470 (22.99%) Finance
4 198 (9.69%) Marketing
5 113 (5.53%) Presentation Skills
6 109 (5.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 96 (4.70%) Retail
8 85 (4.16%) Advertising
9 72 (3.52%) Organisational Skills
10 59 (2.89%) Banking
10 59 (2.89%) Influencing Skills
11 48 (2.35%) Manufacturing
12 47 (2.30%) Public Sector
13 43 (2.10%) Law
14 40 (1.96%) Games
15 37 (1.81%) Legal
16 36 (1.76%) Financial Institution
17 35 (1.71%) Telecoms
18 30 (1.47%) Front Office
19 27 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 639 (31.26%) Analyst
2 335 (16.39%) Data Analyst
3 315 (15.41%) Developer
4 126 (6.16%) Business Analyst
5 119 (5.82%) Consultant
6 116 (5.68%) Data Engineer
7 92 (4.50%) Data Scientist
8 72 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
9 67 (3.28%) SQL Analyst
10 60 (2.94%) Project Manager
11 58 (2.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 58 (2.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 57 (2.79%) SQL Data Analyst
13 53 (2.59%) Architect
14 47 (2.30%) Data Manager
15 42 (2.05%) Software Engineer
16 41 (2.01%) Applications Support
17 37 (1.81%) Power BI Analyst
17 37 (1.81%) Support Analyst
18 36 (1.76%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (6.56%) .NET
2 115 (5.63%) HTML
3 109 (5.33%) CSS
4 77 (3.77%) AngularJS
5 73 (3.57%) Node.js
6 69 (3.38%) Web Services
7 60 (2.94%) Kafka
7 60 (2.94%) React
8 57 (2.79%) JSON
9 55 (2.69%) XML
10 53 (2.59%) Vue.js
11 52 (2.54%) Pandas
11 52 (2.54%) RESTful
12 51 (2.50%) D3.js
13 49 (2.40%) REST
14 47 (2.30%) NumPy
15 43 (2.10%) HTML5
16 38 (1.86%) ASP.NET
17 37 (1.81%) React Native
18 34 (1.66%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 154 (7.53%) User Experience
2 133 (6.51%) Management Information System
3 108 (5.28%) Data Structures
4 93 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 59 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
6 37 (1.81%) Mobile App
7 36 (1.76%) Life Science
8 35 (1.71%) Driving Licence
9 34 (1.66%) Virtual Team
10 32 (1.57%) NHS
11 31 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
12 28 (1.37%) FMCG
13 27 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
13 27 (1.32%) Reference Data
14 26 (1.27%) Social Media
15 24 (1.17%) Data Centre
16 23 (1.13%) Taxonomies
17 19 (0.93%) Digital Media
18 17 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
19 16 (0.78%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 77 (3.77%) Android
1 77 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 62 (3.03%) Windows
3 61 (2.98%) Linux
4 33 (1.61%) Unix
5 17 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.24%) Windows Vista
8 5 (0.24%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.098%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.049%) Debian
11 1 (0.049%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (29.99%) Business Intelligence
2 556 (27.20%) Analytics
3 525 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
4 459 (22.46%) Problem-Solving
5 429 (20.99%) Visualisation
6 371 (18.15%) Data Modelling
7 278 (13.60%) Decision-Making
8 272 (13.31%) ETL
9 264 (12.92%) Data Science
10 249 (12.18%) Data Visualisation
11 234 (11.45%) Project Management
12 220 (10.76%) Data Management
13 187 (9.15%) Machine Learning
14 176 (8.61%) Data Governance
15 175 (8.56%) Mathematics
16 172 (8.41%) Computer Science
17 151 (7.39%) Statistics
18 146 (7.14%) Migration
19 144 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
20 143 (7.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 876 (42.86%) SQL
2 538 (26.32%) Python
3 211 (10.32%) JavaScript
4 189 (9.25%) R
5 127 (6.21%) C#
6 107 (5.23%) T-SQL
7 93 (4.55%) Java
8 64 (3.13%) TypeScript
9 42 (2.05%) PowerShell
10 39 (1.91%) C
10 39 (1.91%) C++
10 39 (1.91%) VBA
11 31 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 30 (1.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 29 (1.42%) MATLAB
14 27 (1.32%) Bash Shell
15 26 (1.27%) Scala
16 25 (1.22%) ES6
17 22 (1.08%) Go
18 21 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 402 (19.67%) Degree
2 107 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 56 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 47 (2.30%) PhD
6 41 (2.01%) Master's Degree
7 40 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 27 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 26 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
10 19 (0.93%) PMI Certification
11 16 (0.78%) HND
12 15 (0.73%) DBS Check
12 15 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
13 12 (0.59%) PMP
14 10 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (0.44%) APMP
16 7 (0.34%) ISEB
17 6 (0.29%) HNC
18 5 (0.24%) MCSA
18 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (12.23%) Data Quality
2 84 (4.11%) QA
3 69 (3.38%) GDPR
4 25 (1.22%) PMO
5 20 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.83%) SLA
7 14 (0.68%) COBIT
8 12 (0.59%) Accessibility
8 12 (0.59%) Good Clinical Practice
8 12 (0.59%) MiFID
9 10 (0.49%) CDISC
9 10 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
9 10 (0.49%) NIST
10 9 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (0.34%) EMIR
11 7 (0.34%) NIST 800
12 5 (0.24%) GRC
12 5 (0.24%) GxP
12 5 (0.24%) P3O
12 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (1.91%) Docker
2 20 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.73%) Firmware
4 11 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.29%) vSphere
6 3 (0.15%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.15%) KVM
6 3 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.098%) XenApp
8 1 (0.049%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.049%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 42 (2.05%) Kubernetes
2 32 (1.57%) Terraform
3 16 (0.78%) SCCM
4 13 (0.64%) IBM BigFix
5 4 (0.20%) Nagios
6 3 (0.15%) Ansible
6 3 (0.15%) Icinga
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.15%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.15%) Sonobuoy
7 2 (0.098%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.098%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.098%) Kubeflow
7 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.098%) Nessus
7 2 (0.098%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.098%) QRadar
7 2 (0.098%) SCOM
7 2 (0.098%) WSUS
Vendors
1 363 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 129 (6.31%) Google
3 89 (4.35%) Oracle
4 76 (3.72%) SAP
5 62 (3.03%) Informatica
6 61 (2.98%) Databricks
7 58 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
8 41 (2.01%) Cognos
9 39 (1.91%) Alteryx
9 39 (1.91%) ServiceNow
10 28 (1.37%) IBM
11 24 (1.17%) JD Edwards
12 17 (0.83%) Apple
13 15 (0.73%) Facebook
13 15 (0.73%) Remedy
14 13 (0.64%) Adobe
14 13 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
14 13 (0.64%) VMware
15 11 (0.54%) TippingPoint
16 10 (0.49%) Cloudera