Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 185 215
Rank change year-on-year +8 +30 -21
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 3,047 3,428 2,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.91% 1.91% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.08% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,450 2,517 2,390
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,036 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.76%

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 146,225 165,096 168,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.56% 91.88% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 115,831 131,154 139,968
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 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 +6 2,838 £50,000 +11.11% 441
UK excluding London +8 1,719 £44,000 +10.00% 284
London -3 1,292 £60,000 +4.35% 187
South East +19 485 £47,500 +5.56% 65
North of England +11 397 £42,500 +8.97% 64
North West +4 254 £45,000 +18.42% 39
East of England +15 234 £48,886 +25.35% 46
South West +31 227 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Midlands +1 220 £36,000 -10.00% 46
West Midlands -11 144 £35,603 -10.99% 31
Scotland -8 138 £39,250 -7.65% 19
Yorkshire -15 109 £39,250 -1.88% 15
East Midlands -3 74 £36,000 +2.86% 15
North East +16 34 £37,500 -7.85% 10
Wales -12 20 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Northern Ireland -2 7 - - 3
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 1,401 (45.98%) SQL
2 799 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
3 796 (26.12%) Analytics
4 784 (25.73%) Analytical Skills
5 747 (24.52%) Finance
6 746 (24.48%) Degree
7 712 (23.37%) Business Intelligence
8 624 (20.48%) Python
9 530 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
10 507 (16.64%) Microsoft Excel
10 507 (16.64%) SQL Server
11 498 (16.34%) Microsoft
12 477 (15.65%) Data Modelling
13 474 (15.56%) Mathematics
14 472 (15.49%) Big Data
15 471 (15.46%) Data Warehouse
16 466 (15.29%) Visualisation
17 453 (14.87%) ETL
18 445 (14.60%) Data Science
19 386 (12.67%) Machine Learning
20 358 (11.75%) R
21 328 (10.76%) Business Analysis
22 310 (10.17%) Project Management
23 309 (10.14%) Computer Science
23 309 (10.14%) Power BI
24 305 (10.01%) Tableau
25 303 (9.94%) Java
26 287 (9.42%) Algorithms
27 286 (9.39%) C#
27 286 (9.39%) Software Engineering

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
1 185 (6.07%) Apache Spark
2 120 (3.94%) SAS
3 74 (2.43%) Apache
4 64 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 40 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (0.75%) OpenStack
7 21 (0.69%) IIS
8 19 (0.62%) CMS
9 16 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 15 (0.49%) GlassFish
11 13 (0.43%) Apache Pig
12 11 (0.36%) Confluence
13 10 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (0.33%) WordPress
14 9 (0.30%) Joomla!
14 9 (0.30%) Jupyter
14 9 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.26%) MS Exchange
15 8 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 507 (16.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 200 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
3 117 (3.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 72 (2.36%) MS Visio
5 48 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
6 33 (1.08%) GNU Octave
7 31 (1.02%) SPSS
8 17 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
9 15 (0.49%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.23%) Stata
12 5 (0.16%) InVision
13 3 (0.098%) Simulink
14 2 (0.066%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.066%) Mathematica
15 1 (0.033%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 22 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 22 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 17 (0.56%) FastStats
2 17 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 13 (0.43%) Actimize
4 10 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.26%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.16%) SAP GRC
9 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.13%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.13%) Relativity
9 4 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 196 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 161 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (1.94%) Google Analytics
4 49 (1.61%) SaaS
5 44 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
7 34 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 33 (1.08%) GitHub
9 31 (1.02%) Office 365
10 24 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
11 23 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
12 14 (0.46%) PaaS
13 11 (0.36%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.36%) Boomi
14 10 (0.33%) IaaS
15 9 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 8 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
17 7 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
18 6 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.40%) Internet
2 21 (0.69%) Wireless
3 17 (0.56%) Firewall
4 13 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
5 11 (0.36%) Broadband
5 11 (0.36%) DNS
6 10 (0.33%) HTTP
6 10 (0.33%) Intranet
7 9 (0.30%) iBeacon
8 8 (0.26%) LAN
9 7 (0.23%) SMS
9 7 (0.23%) VoIP
9 7 (0.23%) VPN
10 6 (0.20%) IPsec
10 6 (0.20%) SSL
10 6 (0.20%) VPLS
10 6 (0.20%) WAN
11 5 (0.16%) MPLS
11 5 (0.16%) Network Security
11 5 (0.16%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 507 (16.64%) SQL Server
2 472 (15.49%) Big Data
3 471 (15.46%) Data Warehouse
4 309 (10.14%) Power BI
5 279 (9.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 278 (9.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 225 (7.38%) Hadoop
8 202 (6.63%) Relational Database
9 190 (6.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 179 (5.87%) Data Mining
11 177 (5.81%) QlikView
12 130 (4.27%) NoSQL
13 108 (3.54%) MySQL
14 104 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
15 84 (2.76%) Apache Hive
16 62 (2.03%) MongoDB
17 57 (1.87%) Data Lake
18 55 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
19 44 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
19 44 (1.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 141 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 97 (3.18%) JIRA
3 71 (2.33%) Subversion
4 43 (1.41%) Visual Studio
5 27 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 26 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 15 (0.49%) Toad
8 13 (0.43%) ERwin
9 12 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (0.36%) Selenium
11 10 (0.33%) AdminStudio
11 10 (0.33%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.33%) MSI
12 9 (0.30%) LabVIEW
12 9 (0.30%) Maven
12 9 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (0.26%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.26%) Vagrant
14 7 (0.23%) ER Studio
14 7 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 747 (24.52%) Finance
2 227 (7.45%) Marketing
3 226 (7.42%) Banking
4 150 (4.92%) Retail
5 114 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 100 (3.28%) Investment Banking
7 70 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 70 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 55 (1.81%) Law
9 52 (1.71%) Automotive
10 48 (1.58%) Advertising
11 47 (1.54%) Games
12 40 (1.31%) Legal
13 34 (1.12%) Front Office
14 33 (1.08%) Publishing
15 30 (0.98%) Electronics
16 26 (0.85%) Back Office
17 22 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
17 22 (0.72%) Military
18 21 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,094 (35.90%) Analyst
2 518 (17.00%) Developer
3 457 (15.00%) Data Analyst
4 320 (10.50%) Business Analyst
5 201 (6.60%) Consultant
6 194 (6.37%) Data Scientist
7 156 (5.12%) Architect
8 143 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 138 (4.53%) SQL Analyst
10 129 (4.23%) Data Architect
11 120 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
12 117 (3.84%) Data Engineer
13 113 (3.71%) Software Engineer
14 110 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 91 (2.99%) Graduate
16 73 (2.40%) SQL Data Analyst
17 69 (2.26%) SQL Developer
18 67 (2.20%) IT Analyst
19 63 (2.07%) Junior
20 61 (2.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (5.32%) Web Services
2 152 (4.99%) HTML
3 141 (4.63%) .NET
4 134 (4.40%) CSS
5 68 (2.23%) Natural Language Processing
6 65 (2.13%) Kafka
7 64 (2.10%) Pandas
8 63 (2.07%) JSON
9 61 (2.00%) HTML5
10 58 (1.90%) NumPy
11 51 (1.67%) REST
11 51 (1.67%) XML
12 47 (1.54%) SciPy
13 44 (1.44%) TensorFlow
14 43 (1.41%) ASP.NET
15 41 (1.35%) AngularJS
16 39 (1.28%) jQuery
17 32 (1.05%) RESTful
18 30 (0.98%) scikit-learn
19 28 (0.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 784 (25.73%) Analytical Skills
2 287 (9.42%) Algorithms
3 140 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 115 (3.77%) User Experience
5 111 (3.64%) Data Structures
6 104 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
7 72 (2.36%) Fintech
8 53 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
9 42 (1.38%) Reference Data
10 41 (1.35%) Reinsurance
11 35 (1.15%) Equities
11 35 (1.15%) Mobile App
11 35 (1.15%) Social Media
12 30 (0.98%) Internet of Things
13 27 (0.89%) Data Centre
13 27 (0.89%) Hedge funds
14 26 (0.85%) Credit Risk
14 26 (0.85%) Life Science
14 26 (0.85%) Market Risk
14 26 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 196 (6.43%) Windows
2 176 (5.78%) Linux
3 112 (3.68%) Unix
4 46 (1.51%) Android
4 46 (1.51%) Apple iOS
5 44 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 18 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (0.56%) Windows 10
8 15 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.43%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.20%) zOS
12 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.098%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.066%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.066%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.033%) CentOS
15 1 (0.033%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 799 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
2 796 (26.12%) Analytics
3 712 (23.37%) Business Intelligence
4 530 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 477 (15.65%) Data Modelling
6 474 (15.56%) Mathematics
7 466 (15.29%) Visualisation
8 453 (14.87%) ETL
9 445 (14.60%) Data Science
10 386 (12.67%) Machine Learning
11 328 (10.76%) Business Analysis
12 310 (10.17%) Project Management
13 309 (10.14%) Computer Science
14 286 (9.39%) Software Engineering
15 269 (8.83%) Data Analytics
16 263 (8.63%) Data Visualisation
17 261 (8.57%) Data Management
18 259 (8.50%) Migration
19 228 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
20 219 (7.19%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1,401 (45.98%) SQL
2 624 (20.48%) Python
3 358 (11.75%) R
4 303 (9.94%) Java
5 286 (9.39%) C#
6 274 (8.99%) C++
7 244 (8.01%) T-SQL
8 212 (6.96%) JavaScript
9 154 (5.05%) C
10 120 (3.94%) VBA
11 116 (3.81%) MATLAB
11 116 (3.81%) PL/SQL
12 112 (3.68%) Scala
13 54 (1.77%) PHP
13 54 (1.77%) VB
14 47 (1.54%) PowerShell
14 47 (1.54%) VB.NET
15 35 (1.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 32 (1.05%) Shell Script
17 22 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 746 (24.48%) Degree
2 182 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 167 (5.48%) PhD
4 91 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 82 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 80 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
7 63 (2.07%) DV Cleared
8 34 (1.12%) ISEB
8 34 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (1.05%) PMI Certification
10 28 (0.92%) Master's Degree
11 27 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (0.62%) CCNA
14 17 (0.56%) PMP
15 15 (0.49%) CCNP
16 14 (0.46%) MCSE
17 12 (0.39%) ISTQB
17 12 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 11 (0.36%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (8.66%) Data Quality
2 171 (5.61%) QA
3 57 (1.87%) GDPR
4 44 (1.44%) PMO
5 18 (0.59%) SLA
6 5 (0.16%) MiFID
6 5 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.13%) Basel III
8 3 (0.098%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.098%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.098%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.066%) COBIT
9 2 (0.066%) IFRS
9 2 (0.066%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.066%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.033%) HAZOP
10 1 (0.033%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.033%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.033%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 56 (1.84%) Docker
2 45 (1.48%) HDFS
3 28 (0.92%) Active Directory
4 27 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (0.53%) Apache Flume
6 13 (0.43%) Lustre
7 11 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.23%) Firmware
10 3 (0.098%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.098%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 30 (0.98%) Kubernetes
2 22 (0.72%) Oozie
3 21 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.59%) SCCM
5 13 (0.43%) WSUS
6 12 (0.39%) Ansible
6 12 (0.39%) Terraform
7 10 (0.33%) Consul
7 10 (0.33%) Puppet
8 9 (0.30%) Kibana
9 8 (0.26%) Packer
10 6 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.13%) SCOM
13 3 (0.098%) Marathon
13 3 (0.098%) Mesos
13 3 (0.098%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 498 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 305 (10.01%) Tableau
3 255 (8.37%) Oracle
4 151 (4.96%) SAP
5 97 (3.18%) Google
6 68 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
7 56 (1.84%) Informatica
8 43 (1.41%) IBM
9 42 (1.38%) Cognos
10 40 (1.31%) VMware
11 34 (1.12%) Alteryx
12 33 (1.08%) Hortonworks
12 33 (1.08%) Talend
13 28 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
14 25 (0.82%) Teradata
15 22 (0.72%) Adobe
15 22 (0.72%) Facebook
15 22 (0.72%) Optimizely
16 19 (0.62%) Cloudera
17 18 (0.59%) Xamarin