Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 175 189
Rank change year-on-year +16 +14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 1,923 2,872 3,220
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.20% 2.01% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.18% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,386 2,184 2,589
Median annual salary £52,500 £49,337 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.41% +9.64% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.13% -5.88% +6.25%

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 80,797 131,548 158,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.26% 92.24% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 64,063 102,988 127,646
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Analysis in the UK

Data Analysis
Top 18 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 3 June 2020. 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 +17 1,837 £52,500 +5.00% 87
UK excluding London +17 976 £45,250 +13.13% 66
London +42 925 £60,000 - 28
South East +41 356 £48,750 +21.88% 8
North of England 0 191 £45,000 +5.88% 15
South West +4 130 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Midlands +16 128 £47,250 +18.13% 6
East of England +39 113 £55,000 +21.85% 25
North West -16 102 £50,000 +11.11% 10
East Midlands +55 66 £70,000 +86.67% 2
West Midlands -7 62 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Work from Home +19 60 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Yorkshire +65 59 £35,000 -11.39% 4
Scotland -4 34 £45,000 +16.88% 6
North East +24 30 £40,000 -18.92% 1
Wales -2 19 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Channel Islands 0 5 £47,500 +26.67%
Northern Ireland +17 2 £35,000 +40.00%

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 1,004 (52.21%) SQL
2 778 (40.46%) Analytics
3 638 (33.18%) Python
4 615 (31.98%) Business Intelligence
5 571 (29.69%) Degree
6 562 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
7 496 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
8 493 (25.64%) Finance
9 421 (21.89%) SQL Server
10 399 (20.75%) ETL
11 398 (20.70%) Data Analytics
12 390 (20.28%) Visualisation
13 383 (19.92%) Tableau
14 319 (16.59%) Data Modelling
15 316 (16.43%) Data Science
16 302 (15.70%) Power Platform
16 302 (15.70%) Power BI
17 300 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
18 290 (15.08%) Microsoft Excel
19 283 (14.72%) Oracle
20 281 (14.61%) Microsoft
21 240 (12.48%) Project Management
22 229 (11.91%) Data Lake
23 226 (11.75%) Machine Learning
24 219 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
25 214 (11.13%) R
25 214 (11.13%) Mathematics
26 213 (11.08%) Data Extraction
27 212 (11.02%) Algorithms
28 204 (10.61%) Azure

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 98 (5.10%) Apache Spark
2 55 (2.86%) SAS
3 35 (1.82%) CMS
4 31 (1.61%) Jupyter
5 27 (1.40%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (0.88%) ArcGIS
8 16 (0.83%) Apache
8 16 (0.83%) IIS
9 15 (0.78%) Confluence
10 12 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
10 12 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.26%) WordPress
12 3 (0.16%) Luigi
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.10%) IBM HTTP Server
14 1 (0.052%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.052%) Oracle Spatial
14 1 (0.052%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 290 (15.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 100 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
3 54 (2.81%) SPSS
4 52 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 37 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.83%) Sketch
7 11 (0.57%) InVision
8 8 (0.42%) Figma
8 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.31%) Adobe XD
11 3 (0.16%) Marvel
12 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.052%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 16 (0.83%) Markit EDM
2 14 (0.73%) Eagle PACE
2 14 (0.73%) PolarLake
3 10 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.52%) FastStats
4 8 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
4 8 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.42%) FINCAD Analytics
5 7 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
6 5 (0.26%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.21%) Maximo
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (0.21%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 4 (0.21%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 4 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 4 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 4 (0.21%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 302 (15.70%) Power Platform
2 204 (10.61%) Azure
3 146 (7.59%) AWS
4 70 (3.64%) SaaS
5 62 (3.22%) GCP
6 50 (2.60%) PaaS
7 30 (1.56%) Office 365
8 29 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
10 18 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
10 18 (0.94%) Serverless
11 15 (0.78%) Google Analytics
12 14 (0.73%) Slack
13 12 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
13 12 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
14 10 (0.52%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
15 9 (0.47%) PowerApps
16 8 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
17 7 (0.36%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.77%) Internet
2 15 (0.78%) FTP
3 11 (0.57%) RTP
4 9 (0.47%) Firewall
4 9 (0.47%) Network Security
5 6 (0.31%) MQTT
6 5 (0.26%) NAS
7 4 (0.21%) InfiniBand
7 4 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.21%) SAN
8 3 (0.16%) DNS
8 3 (0.16%) HTTP
8 3 (0.16%) Intranet
8 3 (0.16%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.16%) WebEx
8 3 (0.16%) Wireless
9 2 (0.10%) Broadband
9 2 (0.10%) Skype
9 2 (0.10%) VPN
10 1 (0.052%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (21.89%) SQL Server
2 302 (15.70%) Power BI
3 229 (11.91%) Data Lake
4 219 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
5 187 (9.72%) Big Data
6 139 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 113 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 108 (5.62%) Hadoop
9 107 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
10 84 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 73 (3.80%) Relational Database
12 63 (3.28%) QlikView
13 60 (3.12%) MySQL
14 55 (2.86%) Data Mining
15 53 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
16 51 (2.65%) NoSQL
17 40 (2.08%) OLAP
18 36 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
19 33 (1.72%) HBase
20 32 (1.66%) GIS
Development Applications
1 72 (3.74%) Git (software)
2 45 (2.34%) JIRA
3 24 (1.25%) Eclipse
3 24 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 19 (0.99%) Visual Studio
6 17 (0.88%) Eclipse RCP
6 17 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 14 (0.73%) ERwin
7 14 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
8 11 (0.57%) Axure RP
8 11 (0.57%) Bitbucket
8 11 (0.57%) ER Studio
8 11 (0.57%) webpack
9 10 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (0.47%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.42%) Subversion
12 6 (0.31%) Balsamiq
12 6 (0.31%) LabVIEW
12 6 (0.31%) PowerDesigner
General
1 493 (25.64%) Finance
2 160 (8.32%) Legal
3 123 (6.40%) Marketing
4 89 (4.63%) Front Office
4 89 (4.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 64 (3.33%) Banking
6 61 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 53 (2.76%) Law
8 52 (2.70%) Retail
9 39 (2.03%) Public Sector
10 25 (1.30%) Manufacturing
11 24 (1.25%) Back Office
11 24 (1.25%) Games
12 14 (0.73%) Automotive
13 13 (0.68%) Aerospace
13 13 (0.68%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.57%) Advertising
15 9 (0.47%) Local Government
16 8 (0.42%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 754 (39.21%) Analyst
2 365 (18.98%) Data Analyst
3 297 (15.44%) Developer
4 161 (8.37%) Business Analyst
5 146 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
6 99 (5.15%) Consultant
7 97 (5.04%) Data Engineer
8 93 (4.84%) Architect
9 89 (4.63%) Senior Data Analyst
10 86 (4.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 82 (4.26%) Data Scientist
12 75 (3.90%) Data Manager
13 69 (3.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 61 (3.17%) SQL Analyst
15 59 (3.07%) Support Analyst
16 52 (2.70%) Analytics Manager
17 51 (2.65%) Software Architect
17 51 (2.65%) SQL Data Analyst
17 51 (2.65%) Systems Analyst
18 50 (2.60%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (7.85%) .NET
2 73 (3.80%) HTML
3 67 (3.48%) Web Services
4 63 (3.28%) React
5 55 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 52 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 51 (2.65%) Natural Language Processing
8 47 (2.44%) CSS
9 42 (2.18%) REST
10 41 (2.13%) Kafka
11 40 (2.08%) NumPy
12 39 (2.03%) HTML5
13 35 (1.82%) Pandas
14 29 (1.51%) .NET Framework
14 29 (1.51%) scikit-learn
15 28 (1.46%) jQuery
15 28 (1.46%) XML
16 27 (1.40%) J2EE
17 26 (1.35%) SciPy
18 25 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 562 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (11.02%) Algorithms
3 122 (6.34%) Management Information System
4 117 (6.08%) User Experience
5 84 (4.37%) Data Structures
6 80 (4.16%) Hedge funds
7 68 (3.54%) Fixed Income
8 64 (3.33%) Derivative
9 56 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
10 38 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (1.87%) OTC Derivatives
12 35 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
13 30 (1.56%) Reference Data
14 20 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
14 20 (1.04%) Augmented Reality
15 18 (0.94%) Driving Licence
15 18 (0.94%) Equities
15 18 (0.94%) Public Cloud
16 17 (0.88%) Linked Data
16 17 (0.88%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 95 (4.94%) Windows
2 59 (3.07%) Linux
3 37 (1.92%) Windows Server
4 29 (1.51%) Unix
5 10 (0.52%) Windows 2000
5 10 (0.52%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.16%) Android
8 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.10%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.10%) CentOS
9 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.10%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.052%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (40.46%) Analytics
2 615 (31.98%) Business Intelligence
3 496 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
4 399 (20.75%) ETL
5 398 (20.70%) Data Analytics
6 390 (20.28%) Visualisation
7 319 (16.59%) Data Modelling
8 316 (16.43%) Data Science
9 300 (15.60%) Problem-Solving
10 240 (12.48%) Project Management
11 226 (11.75%) Machine Learning
12 214 (11.13%) Mathematics
13 213 (11.08%) Data Extraction
14 180 (9.36%) Proactive Monitoring
15 179 (9.31%) Business Analysis
16 168 (8.74%) SDLC
17 154 (8.01%) Software Engineering
18 153 (7.96%) Decision-Making
19 151 (7.85%) Computer Science
19 151 (7.85%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1,004 (52.21%) SQL
2 638 (33.18%) Python
3 214 (11.13%) R
4 183 (9.52%) Java
5 168 (8.74%) JavaScript
6 162 (8.42%) C#
7 112 (5.82%) C++
8 108 (5.62%) C
9 99 (5.15%) T-SQL
10 92 (4.78%) VBA
11 89 (4.63%) MATLAB
12 53 (2.76%) Scala
13 52 (2.70%) VB.NET
14 46 (2.39%) VB
15 44 (2.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 44 (2.29%) PowerShell
16 38 (1.98%) PL/SQL
17 18 (0.94%) PHP
18 17 (0.88%) VB6
19 16 (0.83%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 571 (29.69%) Degree
2 94 (4.89%) PhD
3 56 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 43 (2.24%) SC Cleared
5 41 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 33 (1.72%) Master's Degree
7 26 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
9 12 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.62%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.57%) AWS Certification
10 11 (0.57%) MCSA
11 10 (0.52%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.31%) CCNA
13 6 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.31%) CISSP
13 6 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.26%) HND
14 5 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (9.67%) Data Quality
2 104 (5.41%) QA
3 93 (4.84%) GAAP
4 47 (2.44%) GDPR
5 35 (1.82%) SLA
6 23 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (0.99%) Actionable Recommendations
8 11 (0.57%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.42%) Basel III
9 8 (0.42%) PMO
10 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.21%) Basel II
11 4 (0.21%) CRD IV
11 4 (0.21%) ITGC
12 3 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.10%) IEC 62304
13 2 (0.10%) NIST
13 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 48 (2.50%) Docker
2 30 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.25%) HDFS
4 18 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (0.31%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.21%) GPFS
7 4 (0.21%) Lustre
7 4 (0.21%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.10%) Firmware
10 1 (0.052%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.052%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.052%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.052%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (1.61%) Kubernetes
2 22 (1.14%) Kibana
3 12 (0.62%) Ansible
4 11 (0.57%) SCCM
5 10 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.47%) Terraform
7 8 (0.42%) Grafana
8 6 (0.31%) Puppet
9 4 (0.21%) Control-M
10 2 (0.10%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.10%) logstash
10 2 (0.10%) Nagios
10 2 (0.10%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.052%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.052%) Oozie
11 1 (0.052%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.052%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 383 (19.92%) Tableau
2 283 (14.72%) Oracle
3 281 (14.61%) Microsoft
4 196 (10.19%) Teradata
5 193 (10.04%) Alteryx
6 185 (9.62%) Cadence
7 178 (9.26%) Automation Anywhere
7 178 (9.26%) Blue Prism
7 178 (9.26%) UiPath
8 59 (3.07%) Bloomberg
9 51 (2.65%) Google
10 44 (2.29%) SAP
11 30 (1.56%) IBM
12 29 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
13 25 (1.30%) Adobe
14 24 (1.25%) Cognos
15 22 (1.14%) Xamarin
16 19 (0.99%) Informatica
17 18 (0.94%) VMware
18 15 (0.78%) Reuters