Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 191 195
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 3,297 3,322 3,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.94% 1.88% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.06% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,641 2,392 2,831
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 155,185 161,377 179,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.13% 91.53% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 123,583 128,477 150,037
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +13 3,042 £47,500 - 478
UK excluding London +21 1,834 £42,500 +6.25% 321
London -4 1,408 £56,743 -1.32% 174
South East +19 591 £47,500 +5.56% 85
North of England +33 399 £40,500 +8.00% 76
North West +24 265 £40,500 +24.62% 35
Midlands -2 248 £40,000 +6.67% 54
South West +17 206 £40,000 +8.84% 44
East of England +3 196 £40,000 +2.56% 45
West Midlands +18 174 £41,450 +5.61% 33
Scotland +23 159 £38,500 -14.44% 13
Yorkshire +11 123 £43,750 -2.78% 31
East Midlands -30 73 £37,000 +5.71% 21
Wales -1 23 £37,500 -6.25%
Northern Ireland +18 17 £26,750 -17.69% 4
North East -21 11 £37,500 +5.63% 10

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1,599 (48.50%) SQL
2 942 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 926 (28.09%) Finance
4 832 (25.24%) Degree
5 756 (22.93%) Business Intelligence
6 730 (22.14%) Analytics
7 690 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
8 633 (19.20%) SQL Server
9 627 (19.02%) Python
10 622 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
11 581 (17.62%) Microsoft
12 579 (17.56%) Microsoft Excel
13 522 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
14 511 (15.50%) Data Modelling
15 442 (13.41%) Mathematics
16 434 (13.16%) Data Science
17 431 (13.07%) ETL
18 415 (12.59%) Visualisation
19 386 (11.71%) Machine Learning
20 363 (11.01%) Big Data
21 355 (10.77%) Computer Science
22 352 (10.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 337 (10.22%) R
24 328 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 327 (9.92%) Business Analysis
26 307 (9.31%) Oracle
27 305 (9.25%) Java
28 301 (9.13%) Project Management
28 301 (9.13%) Power BI
29 295 (8.95%) Tableau

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
1 182 (5.52%) Apache Spark
2 160 (4.85%) SAS
3 91 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 47 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (1.27%) Apache
6 29 (0.88%) Confluence
7 28 (0.85%) IIS
8 20 (0.61%) OpenStack
9 11 (0.33%) Apache Pig
9 11 (0.33%) CMS
10 9 (0.27%) Jupyter
11 8 (0.24%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.21%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.12%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.12%) Joomla!
15 4 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 579 (17.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 263 (7.98%) Microsoft Office
3 113 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 77 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 54 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
6 52 (1.58%) SPSS
7 29 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
8 24 (0.73%) GNU Octave
9 11 (0.33%) Stata
10 6 (0.18%) Mathematica
10 6 (0.18%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.091%) CATIA
12 2 (0.061%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.061%) SPSS Modeler
13 1 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.030%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.030%) GIMP
13 1 (0.030%) InVision
Business Applications
1 30 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 26 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.49%) FastStats
3 16 (0.49%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.49%) Relativity
4 14 (0.42%) Actimize
5 13 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 13 (0.39%) Ringtail
6 12 (0.36%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 10 (0.30%) Concordance
7 10 (0.30%) SAP GRC
8 9 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.21%) SAP ERP
10 7 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
11 6 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 203 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 170 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (1.97%) SaaS
4 60 (1.82%) Google Analytics
5 48 (1.46%) Office 365
6 36 (1.09%) GitHub
7 28 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 21 (0.64%) Serverless
10 19 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
11 17 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
11 17 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (0.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 15 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
14 12 (0.36%) Heroku
15 10 (0.30%) Basecamp
16 9 (0.27%) Amazon S3
17 8 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
18 7 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
19 6 (0.18%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 51 (1.55%) Internet
2 22 (0.67%) DNS
3 21 (0.64%) Firewall
3 21 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.42%) HTTP
5 13 (0.39%) DHCP
5 13 (0.39%) SMS
6 12 (0.36%) Broadband
6 12 (0.36%) Symposium
6 12 (0.36%) VPN
6 12 (0.36%) Wireless
7 11 (0.33%) Network Security
8 10 (0.30%) WAN
9 9 (0.27%) VoIP
9 9 (0.27%) VPLS
10 8 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
11 7 (0.21%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.21%) Skype
11 7 (0.21%) VLAN
11 7 (0.21%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 633 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 522 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
3 363 (11.01%) Big Data
4 352 (10.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 328 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 301 (9.13%) Power BI
7 260 (7.89%) Relational Database
8 213 (6.46%) Hadoop
9 202 (6.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 189 (5.73%) Data Mining
11 142 (4.31%) QlikView
12 126 (3.82%) BusinessObjects
13 115 (3.49%) NoSQL
14 114 (3.46%) MySQL
15 79 (2.40%) Apache Hive
16 64 (1.94%) RDBMS
17 63 (1.91%) MongoDB
18 61 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
19 58 (1.76%) OLAP
20 56 (1.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 121 (3.67%) Git (software)
2 84 (2.55%) JIRA
3 51 (1.55%) Subversion
4 41 (1.24%) ERwin
5 33 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 29 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 18 (0.55%) Selenium
8 17 (0.52%) Eclipse
8 17 (0.52%) Jenkins
9 13 (0.39%) LabVIEW
10 10 (0.30%) JUnit
11 9 (0.27%) Bitbucket
11 9 (0.27%) ER Studio
11 9 (0.27%) Maven
12 8 (0.24%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.21%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.18%) Axure RP
14 6 (0.18%) SoapUI
15 5 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 5 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 926 (28.09%) Finance
2 268 (8.13%) Marketing
3 224 (6.79%) Banking
4 176 (5.34%) Retail
5 82 (2.49%) Investment Banking
6 81 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 72 (2.18%) Legal
8 64 (1.94%) Advertising
9 63 (1.91%) Front Office
10 59 (1.79%) Financial Institution
11 57 (1.73%) Manufacturing
12 51 (1.55%) Law
13 41 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 38 (1.15%) Games
15 37 (1.12%) Back Office
16 29 (0.88%) Automotive
17 27 (0.82%) Military
18 22 (0.67%) Electronics
19 13 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
20 11 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,307 (39.64%) Analyst
2 529 (16.04%) Data Analyst
3 522 (15.83%) Developer
4 343 (10.40%) Business Analyst
5 231 (7.01%) Data Scientist
6 191 (5.79%) Consultant
7 163 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 150 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 140 (4.25%) Senior Analyst
10 135 (4.09%) Architect
10 135 (4.09%) SQL Analyst
11 123 (3.73%) Graduate
12 106 (3.22%) Software Engineer
13 95 (2.88%) SQL Developer
14 91 (2.76%) SQL Data Analyst
15 90 (2.73%) Data Architect
16 89 (2.70%) Applications Support
17 87 (2.64%) Support Analyst
18 86 (2.61%) Data Engineer
19 76 (2.31%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (5.03%) .NET
2 121 (3.67%) HTML
3 117 (3.55%) Pandas
4 109 (3.31%) Web Services
5 101 (3.06%) NumPy
6 93 (2.82%) CSS
7 80 (2.43%) SciPy
8 71 (2.15%) Natural Language Processing
9 65 (1.97%) XML
10 58 (1.76%) scikit-learn
11 56 (1.70%) REST
12 50 (1.52%) ASP.NET
13 47 (1.43%) TensorFlow
14 45 (1.36%) HTML5
14 45 (1.36%) Kafka
15 44 (1.33%) AngularJS
16 37 (1.12%) jQuery
17 36 (1.09%) React
18 35 (1.06%) Node.js
19 33 (1.00%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 942 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 355 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 255 (7.73%) Algorithms
4 162 (4.91%) Management Information System
5 128 (3.88%) Data Structures
6 122 (3.70%) User Experience
7 88 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
8 84 (2.55%) Fintech
9 81 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
10 56 (1.70%) Equities
11 46 (1.40%) Hedge funds
12 45 (1.36%) Analytical Mindset
13 42 (1.27%) Mobile App
14 35 (1.06%) Reference Data
15 30 (0.91%) Life Science
15 30 (0.91%) Virtual Team
16 29 (0.88%) Derivative
16 29 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 29 (0.88%) NHS
17 28 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 211 (6.40%) Windows
2 187 (5.67%) Linux
3 141 (4.28%) Unix
4 37 (1.12%) Windows Server
5 19 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.49%) Android
6 16 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.18%) CentOS
8 6 (0.18%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.15%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.061%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.030%) AIX
11 1 (0.030%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.030%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.030%) Solaris
11 1 (0.030%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (22.93%) Business Intelligence
2 730 (22.14%) Analytics
3 690 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 622 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
5 511 (15.50%) Data Modelling
6 442 (13.41%) Mathematics
7 434 (13.16%) Data Science
8 431 (13.07%) ETL
9 415 (12.59%) Visualisation
10 386 (11.71%) Machine Learning
11 327 (9.92%) Business Analysis
12 301 (9.13%) Project Management
13 272 (8.25%) Data Analytics
14 261 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 248 (7.52%) Data Management
15 248 (7.52%) Migration
16 238 (7.22%) Statistics
17 227 (6.89%) Decision-Making
18 226 (6.85%) Data Visualisation
19 220 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,599 (48.50%) SQL
2 627 (19.02%) Python
3 337 (10.22%) R
4 305 (9.25%) Java
5 278 (8.43%) C#
6 261 (7.92%) T-SQL
7 240 (7.28%) C++
8 176 (5.34%) JavaScript
9 155 (4.70%) VBA
10 145 (4.40%) C
11 123 (3.73%) MATLAB
12 108 (3.28%) PL/SQL
13 93 (2.82%) Scala
14 56 (1.70%) PowerShell
15 54 (1.64%) Shell Script
16 51 (1.55%) VB.NET
17 38 (1.15%) PHP
18 35 (1.06%) VB
19 29 (0.88%) Perl
20 26 (0.79%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 832 (25.24%) Degree
2 154 (4.67%) PhD
3 117 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 87 (2.64%) Numerate Degree
5 86 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 54 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 46 (1.40%) ISEB
8 39 (1.18%) DV Cleared
9 34 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (0.82%) PMI Certification
12 22 (0.67%) Master's Degree
13 20 (0.61%) CISA
14 17 (0.52%) CCNA
14 17 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (0.52%) CISSP
15 14 (0.42%) MBA
15 14 (0.42%) PMP
16 12 (0.36%) CISM
17 10 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (7.25%) Data Quality
2 144 (4.37%) QA
3 50 (1.52%) PMO
4 42 (1.27%) GDPR
5 17 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.33%) SLA
7 10 (0.30%) GCP
8 8 (0.24%) MiFID
9 7 (0.21%) IFRS
9 7 (0.21%) IFRS 9
9 7 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.15%) GxP
11 4 (0.12%) PSD2
11 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.091%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.091%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.091%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.091%) P3O
13 2 (0.061%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (2.15%) Docker
2 69 (2.09%) HDFS
3 31 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 23 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (0.58%) Apache Flume
6 15 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (0.33%) Firmware
8 8 (0.24%) Lustre
9 5 (0.15%) vSphere
9 5 (0.15%) XenApp
9 5 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.12%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 3 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.061%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (0.73%) Kibana
1 24 (0.73%) Kubernetes
2 18 (0.55%) Puppet
2 18 (0.55%) Terraform
3 15 (0.45%) Ansible
3 15 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (0.30%) SCCM
5 9 (0.27%) EnCase
5 9 (0.27%) FTK
6 8 (0.24%) Packer
7 7 (0.21%) Consul
7 7 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (0.21%) Nessus
7 7 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.18%) OpenView
9 5 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (0.15%) SCOM
9 5 (0.15%) ThinApp
9 5 (0.15%) vRealize
10 4 (0.12%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 581 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 307 (9.31%) Oracle
3 295 (8.95%) Tableau
4 136 (4.12%) SAP
5 102 (3.09%) Google
6 92 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
7 52 (1.58%) Capita
8 49 (1.49%) Cognos
9 46 (1.40%) IBM
10 38 (1.15%) Informatica
11 32 (0.97%) Talend
12 31 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
13 28 (0.85%) Teradata
14 27 (0.82%) ServiceNow
15 26 (0.79%) Cognizant
16 25 (0.76%) VMware
17 22 (0.67%) WorldPay
18 20 (0.61%) Sun
19 19 (0.58%) Twitter
20 18 (0.55%) Alteryx