Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 192 186
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 3298 3414 3882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.87% 1.73% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.95% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2365 2804 3061
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,875 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158356 175503 192296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.07% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 125505 146405 157070
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 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 +6 3085 £47,500 +5.56% 202
UK excluding London +3 1696 £40,000 - 118
London +8 1549 £57,500 +9.52% 96
South East +11 488 £45,000 +5.88% 29
North of England +24 375 £37,750 +0.67% 34
Midlands +34 289 £37,500 -2.60% 20
North West +10 220 £32,500 -13.33% 20
East of England -23 218 £39,250 -1.88% 15
South West -13 181 £36,500 -18.89% 8
West Midlands +33 178 £40,000 +6.67% 13
Yorkshire +47 146 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Scotland -20 113 £45,000 -18.18% 10
East Midlands +34 111 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Wales -34 30 £40,000 +21.21% 1
North East +11 9 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Northern Ireland -14 2 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Isle of Man -2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1439 (43.63%) SQL
2 1250 (37.90%) Finance
3 1007 (30.53%) Analytical Skills
4 807 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
5 760 (23.04%) Degree
6 724 (21.95%) Analytics
7 691 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
8 571 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
9 529 (16.04%) SQL Server
10 521 (15.80%) Microsoft
11 500 (15.16%) Banking
12 495 (15.01%) Business Analysis
13 482 (14.61%) Data Modelling
14 462 (14.01%) Project Management
15 452 (13.71%) Retail
16 443 (13.43%) Python
17 428 (12.98%) Data Warehouse
18 354 (10.73%) Asset Management
18 354 (10.73%) Visualisation
19 340 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
20 331 (10.04%) R
21 329 (9.98%) ETL
22 322 (9.76%) Big Data
23 317 (9.61%) Marketing
24 311 (9.43%) Oracle
25 307 (9.31%) Data Management
26 305 (9.25%) Mathematics
27 304 (9.22%) SDLC
28 296 (8.98%) Data Analytics
29 289 (8.76%) 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
1 210 (6.37%) SAS
2 120 (3.64%) Apache Spark
3 57 (1.73%) SharePoint
4 50 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
5 45 (1.36%) Apache
6 30 (0.91%) Confluence
7 18 (0.55%) Apache Pig
8 17 (0.52%) CMS
9 15 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
10 13 (0.39%) IIS
11 12 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
11 12 (0.36%) WordPress
12 10 (0.30%) JBoss
13 9 (0.27%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.27%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.18%) NServiceBus
17 5 (0.15%) EPiServer
17 5 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 571 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 210 (6.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 166 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
4 137 (4.15%) MS Visio
5 109 (3.31%) SPSS
6 60 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.12%) GNU Octave
9 4 (0.12%) Mathcad
9 4 (0.12%) Simulink
10 3 (0.091%) GIMP
10 3 (0.091%) SPSS Modeler
11 2 (0.061%) Gephi
11 2 (0.061%) Maple
11 2 (0.061%) Stata
12 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.030%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 73 (2.21%) Actimize
2 36 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 17 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.45%) Markit EDM
6 14 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.33%) SAP GRC
8 9 (0.27%) FastStats
8 9 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
8 9 (0.27%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.24%) Raiser's Edge
10 6 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
10 6 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
10 6 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.18%) thinkFolio
11 5 (0.15%) Endur
11 5 (0.15%) SAP FI
11 5 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 130 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (1.67%) Google Analytics
4 52 (1.58%) SaaS
5 34 (1.03%) GitHub
6 18 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
6 18 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
7 16 (0.49%) Office 365
8 14 (0.42%) IaaS
9 13 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
9 13 (0.39%) PaaS
10 11 (0.33%) AdWords
11 7 (0.21%) G Suite
12 5 (0.15%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
13 4 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.12%) BIME
13 4 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.21%) Network Security
2 37 (1.12%) Intranet
3 28 (0.85%) Internet
4 25 (0.76%) Firewall
5 24 (0.73%) DNS
6 17 (0.52%) VPN
7 14 (0.42%) DHCP
8 12 (0.36%) 802.11
8 12 (0.36%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.27%) HTTP
9 9 (0.27%) WAN
10 8 (0.24%) LAN
11 6 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
12 5 (0.15%) Broadband
12 5 (0.15%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
12 5 (0.15%) SMS
12 5 (0.15%) VoIP
12 5 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 529 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 428 (12.98%) Data Warehouse
3 322 (9.76%) Big Data
4 285 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 212 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 174 (5.28%) Power BI
7 170 (5.15%) QlikView
7 170 (5.15%) Relational Database
8 161 (4.88%) Hadoop
9 141 (4.28%) Data Mining
10 138 (4.18%) MySQL
11 125 (3.79%) NoSQL
12 106 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 102 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
14 95 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 76 (2.30%) MongoDB
16 60 (1.82%) OLAP
17 59 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
18 54 (1.64%) RDBMS
19 51 (1.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 98 (2.97%) JIRA
2 73 (2.21%) Git (software)
3 63 (1.91%) Visual Studio
4 40 (1.21%) Jenkins
5 36 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (1.06%) Selenium
7 34 (1.03%) MagicDraw
8 31 (0.94%) Toad
8 31 (0.94%) XMLSpy
9 30 (0.91%) LabVIEW
10 29 (0.88%) WebDriver
11 25 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 25 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
12 18 (0.55%) Cucumber
12 18 (0.55%) Subversion
13 17 (0.52%) ERwin
14 16 (0.49%) JMeter
15 15 (0.45%) Maven
15 15 (0.45%) NUnit
15 15 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1250 (37.90%) Finance
2 500 (15.16%) Banking
3 452 (13.71%) Retail
4 317 (9.61%) Marketing
5 268 (8.13%) Investment Banking
6 253 (7.67%) Retail Banking
7 155 (4.70%) Telecoms
8 103 (3.12%) Legal
9 90 (2.73%) Manufacturing
10 88 (2.67%) Games
11 51 (1.55%) Back Office
12 47 (1.43%) Advertising
12 47 (1.43%) Front Office
13 45 (1.36%) Financial Institution
14 43 (1.30%) Electronics
15 41 (1.24%) Law
16 39 (1.18%) Billing
17 37 (1.12%) Publishing
18 31 (0.94%) Aerospace
19 24 (0.73%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1545 (46.85%) Analyst
2 527 (15.98%) Business Analyst
3 495 (15.01%) Data Analyst
4 459 (13.92%) Developer
5 210 (6.37%) SQL Analyst
6 186 (5.64%) Senior Analyst
7 177 (5.37%) Data Scientist
8 163 (4.94%) Consultant
9 134 (4.06%) Architect
10 128 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 123 (3.73%) SQL Developer
12 119 (3.61%) SQL Data Analyst
13 104 (3.15%) Financial Analyst
14 90 (2.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 86 (2.61%) Systems Analyst
16 75 (2.27%) Data Architect
16 75 (2.27%) Monitoring Analyst
17 74 (2.24%) Report Analyst
18 69 (2.09%) Banking Analyst
18 69 (2.09%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (6.03%) XML
2 159 (4.82%) .NET
3 156 (4.73%) HTML
4 132 (4.00%) CSS
5 115 (3.49%) Web Services
6 69 (2.09%) JSON
7 61 (1.85%) ASP.NET
8 58 (1.76%) AngularJS
9 55 (1.67%) XML Schema
10 49 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
10 49 (1.49%) FpML
11 47 (1.43%) RESTful
12 46 (1.39%) SOAP
13 44 (1.33%) Natural Language Processing
14 43 (1.30%) REST
15 42 (1.27%) jQuery
16 34 (1.03%) HTML5
17 31 (0.94%) .NET Framework
18 30 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (0.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1007 (30.53%) Analytical Skills
2 286 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 257 (7.79%) Management Information System
4 172 (5.22%) Algorithms
5 163 (4.94%) User Experience
6 142 (4.31%) Data Structures
7 106 (3.21%) Equities
8 105 (3.18%) Fixed Income
9 100 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
10 70 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 61 (1.85%) Reference Data
12 50 (1.52%) Social Media
13 48 (1.46%) FMCG
14 44 (1.33%) Virtual Team
15 43 (1.30%) Derivative
15 43 (1.30%) Mobile App
16 40 (1.21%) Fintech
17 29 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
18 22 (0.67%) Credit Risk
18 22 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 155 (4.70%) Windows
2 145 (4.40%) Linux
3 56 (1.70%) Unix
4 22 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 17 (0.52%) Windows 10
6 13 (0.39%) Solaris
7 11 (0.33%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.33%) Windows 8
7 11 (0.33%) Windows Vista
8 7 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.18%) Android
9 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.12%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.061%) VMS
12 1 (0.030%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.030%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
2 724 (21.95%) Analytics
3 691 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
4 495 (15.01%) Business Analysis
5 482 (14.61%) Data Modelling
6 462 (14.01%) Project Management
7 354 (10.73%) Asset Management
7 354 (10.73%) Visualisation
8 340 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 329 (9.98%) ETL
10 307 (9.31%) Data Management
11 305 (9.25%) Mathematics
12 304 (9.22%) SDLC
13 296 (8.98%) Data Analytics
14 243 (7.37%) Wealth Management
15 239 (7.25%) Data Visualisation
16 225 (6.82%) Statistics
17 211 (6.40%) Machine Learning
18 206 (6.25%) CRM
19 203 (6.16%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1439 (43.63%) SQL
2 443 (13.43%) Python
3 331 (10.04%) R
4 240 (7.28%) Java
5 225 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 197 (5.97%) C#
7 181 (5.49%) T-SQL
8 146 (4.43%) VBA
9 110 (3.34%) PL/SQL
10 104 (3.15%) C++
11 93 (2.82%) C
12 92 (2.79%) PHP
13 90 (2.73%) MATLAB
14 64 (1.94%) Scala
14 64 (1.94%) VB
15 56 (1.70%) Perl
16 44 (1.33%) Ruby
17 43 (1.30%) Bash Shell
18 35 (1.06%) PowerShell
19 19 (0.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 760 (23.04%) Degree
2 126 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 110 (3.34%) PhD
4 91 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 83 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 53 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
7 47 (1.43%) ISEB
8 46 (1.39%) Master's Degree
9 33 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 31 (0.94%) CITP
10 31 (0.94%) MBA
11 29 (0.88%) ISTQB
12 28 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (0.70%) CISSP
13 23 (0.70%) PMI Certification
14 22 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 20 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (0.58%) GCIH
17 18 (0.55%) CREST Certified
17 18 (0.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (7.82%) Data Quality
2 227 (6.88%) QA
3 68 (2.06%) SLA
4 59 (1.79%) GDPR
5 58 (1.76%) PMO
6 51 (1.55%) ISO 20022
7 47 (1.43%) MiFID
8 44 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 40 (1.21%) EMIR
10 36 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
11 19 (0.58%) PCI DSS
12 18 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 15 (0.45%) ISO 9001
13 15 (0.45%) Solvency II
14 9 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
15 8 (0.24%) ISO 15022
16 3 (0.091%) AIFMD
16 3 (0.091%) UCITS
17 1 (0.030%) Def Stans
17 1 (0.030%) P3O
System Software
1 30 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.27%) KVM
4 6 (0.18%) HDFS
5 5 (0.15%) Docker
6 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.12%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.091%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.091%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.091%) vSphere
8 2 (0.061%) Firmware
8 2 (0.061%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.030%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (0.64%) Ansible
2 17 (0.52%) Kibana
3 12 (0.36%) SCCM
4 8 (0.24%) Puppet
5 5 (0.15%) AirWatch
5 5 (0.15%) Oozie
5 5 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.12%) vRealize
7 3 (0.091%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.091%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.091%) Marathon
7 3 (0.091%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.091%) Nagios
7 3 (0.091%) SCOM
8 2 (0.061%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.061%) Grafana
8 2 (0.061%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.061%) Terraform
9 1 (0.030%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 521 (15.80%) Microsoft
2 311 (9.43%) Oracle
3 289 (8.76%) Tableau
4 156 (4.73%) SAP
5 102 (3.09%) Google
6 63 (1.91%) Cognos
7 62 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
8 45 (1.36%) Informatica
9 44 (1.33%) Alteryx
9 44 (1.33%) VMware
10 43 (1.30%) IBM
11 42 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
12 37 (1.12%) Cognizant
13 32 (0.97%) Adobe
13 32 (0.97%) Cloudera
14 28 (0.85%) Splunk
14 28 (0.85%) Sybase
15 25 (0.76%) Talend
16 22 (0.67%) Hyperion
17 18 (0.55%) Teradata