Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 172 208 198
Rank change year-on-year +36 -10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 2,601 872 2,597
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.15% 1.72% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.85% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,611 698 2,076
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £73,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £100,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -

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 113,686 47,142 131,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.99% 93.20% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 75,963 38,780 104,299
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,655 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +39 2,351 £50,000 -9.09% 377
UK excluding London +29 1,304 £45,000 -10.00% 226
London +11 1,120 £58,637 -9.79% 161
Work from Home +8 527 £50,000 +25.00% 58
South East -10 337 £52,500 -0.94% 50
North of England +23 327 £43,000 -9.47% 67
Midlands +18 254 £43,000 -15.69% 59
North West +30 199 £45,000 -10.00% 35
West Midlands +27 190 £42,500 -5.56% 42
South West -13 149 £47,500 +15.47% 17
East of England -13 126 £45,000 -25.00% 19
Yorkshire -35 104 £41,500 +3.75% 28
Scotland -28 83 £47,500 +5.56% 11
East Midlands -35 63 £44,750 -36.07% 17
Northern Ireland - 25 £45,000 - 2
North East -20 24 £44,500 -1.11% 4
Wales -55 7 £71,000 +42.71% 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1,112 (42.75%) SQL
2 864 (33.22%) Social Skills
3 784 (30.14%) Analytics
4 775 (29.80%) Business Intelligence
5 761 (29.26%) Python
6 726 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
7 704 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
8 612 (23.53%) Power Platform
9 599 (23.03%) Power BI
10 598 (22.99%) Degree
11 582 (22.38%) Problem-Solving
12 570 (21.91%) Visualisation
13 518 (19.92%) Microsoft
14 515 (19.80%) Finance
15 496 (19.07%) Data Modelling
16 493 (18.95%) Microsoft Excel
17 387 (14.88%) Azure
18 375 (14.42%) Data Science
18 375 (14.42%) Tableau
19 347 (13.34%) Project Management
20 346 (13.30%) Data Warehouse
21 335 (12.88%) AWS
22 322 (12.38%) Data Visualisation
23 314 (12.07%) SQL Server
24 305 (11.73%) ETL
25 294 (11.30%) Machine Learning
26 289 (11.11%) Computer Science
27 282 (10.84%) Decision-Making
28 281 (10.80%) Data Management
29 270 (10.38%) Data Quality

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
1 113 (4.34%) Apache Spark
2 78 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 47 (1.81%) SAS
4 43 (1.65%) Confluence
5 37 (1.42%) WordPress
6 36 (1.38%) Apache Airflow
7 24 (0.92%) CMS
8 21 (0.81%) Jupyter
9 17 (0.65%) Apache
10 14 (0.54%) IIS
11 11 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (0.42%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.35%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.19%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.19%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.19%) Appian
13 5 (0.19%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.19%) Luigi
13 5 (0.19%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 493 (18.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 219 (8.42%) Microsoft Office
3 126 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 69 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 64 (2.46%) Spreadsheet
6 39 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (0.77%) Stata
8 16 (0.62%) SPSS
9 14 (0.54%) Simulink
10 9 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
10 9 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (0.19%) Adobe XD
11 5 (0.19%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.15%) Figma
13 3 (0.12%) GNU Octave
14 2 (0.077%) Chatbot
14 2 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.077%) Photoshop
14 2 (0.077%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 30 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.62%) Magento
2 16 (0.62%) SAP ERP
2 16 (0.62%) Shopify
3 12 (0.46%) Maximo
4 11 (0.42%) Sage 200
5 9 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.31%) Workday HCM
7 7 (0.27%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.27%) SAP Business One
7 7 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.23%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 5 (0.19%) Eloqua
9 5 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.19%) Relativity
10 4 (0.15%) Infor M3
10 4 (0.15%) OPENHousing
10 4 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.15%) Primavera
10 4 (0.15%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 612 (23.53%) Power Platform
2 387 (14.88%) Azure
3 335 (12.88%) AWS
4 135 (5.19%) SaaS
5 129 (4.96%) GCP
6 73 (2.81%) Microsoft 365
7 67 (2.58%) Snowflake
8 64 (2.46%) Azure Data Factory
9 61 (2.35%) Google Analytics
10 56 (2.15%) Amazon S3
11 49 (1.88%) GitHub
11 49 (1.88%) Serverless
12 48 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
13 37 (1.42%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 33 (1.27%) npm
15 28 (1.08%) Collibra
16 24 (0.92%) Veeva
17 23 (0.88%) Amazon Cognito
18 22 (0.85%) Azure Logic Apps
18 22 (0.85%) dbt
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.35%) Firewall
2 38 (1.46%) Network Security
3 35 (1.35%) Broadband
4 34 (1.31%) Internet
5 32 (1.23%) Wireshark
6 29 (1.11%) SMS
7 22 (0.85%) VPN
8 20 (0.77%) TCP/IP
9 19 (0.73%) DHCP
9 19 (0.73%) DNS
10 15 (0.58%) Bluetooth
10 15 (0.58%) IPsec
11 13 (0.50%) VoIP
11 13 (0.50%) Wireless
12 12 (0.46%) SSL
13 11 (0.42%) HTTP
13 11 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (0.42%) VLAN
14 10 (0.38%) LAN
14 10 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 599 (23.03%) Power BI
2 375 (14.42%) Tableau
3 346 (13.30%) Data Warehouse
4 314 (12.07%) SQL Server
5 163 (6.27%) Big Data
6 157 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 149 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 118 (4.54%) Data Mining
9 116 (4.46%) Relational Database
10 110 (4.23%) Data Lake
11 108 (4.15%) Hadoop
11 108 (4.15%) NoSQL
12 104 (4.00%) MySQL
13 95 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
14 82 (3.15%) Metadata
15 72 (2.77%) Amazon Redshift
16 61 (2.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 58 (2.23%) BigQuery
18 52 (2.00%) Looker
19 51 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 182 (7.00%) JIRA
2 168 (6.46%) Git (software)
3 79 (3.04%) webpack
4 49 (1.88%) Visual Studio
5 27 (1.04%) Axure RP
6 26 (1.00%) Babel
7 18 (0.69%) CircleCI
8 17 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
9 16 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (0.58%) Cypress.io
11 13 (0.50%) WiX
12 12 (0.46%) Jenkins
13 11 (0.42%) ERwin
13 11 (0.42%) GitLab
14 10 (0.38%) ER Studio
14 10 (0.38%) PowerDesigner
15 9 (0.35%) Mocha
15 9 (0.35%) Sinon.JS
16 8 (0.31%) Metasploit
17 7 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 864 (33.22%) Social Skills
2 726 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
3 515 (19.80%) Finance
4 260 (10.00%) Marketing
5 191 (7.34%) Presentation Skills
6 183 (7.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 157 (6.04%) Retail
8 91 (3.50%) Banking
9 87 (3.34%) Influencing Skills
10 86 (3.31%) Organisational Skills
11 81 (3.11%) Manufacturing
12 76 (2.92%) Advertising
13 69 (2.65%) Public Sector
14 67 (2.58%) Legal
15 60 (2.31%) Law
16 58 (2.23%) Publishing
17 55 (2.11%) Games
18 43 (1.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 34 (1.31%) Telecoms
20 33 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 777 (29.87%) Analyst
2 402 (15.46%) Data Analyst
3 367 (14.11%) Developer
4 174 (6.69%) Data Engineer
5 161 (6.19%) Business Analyst
6 127 (4.88%) Consultant
7 98 (3.77%) Data Scientist
8 94 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 81 (3.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 80 (3.08%) Architect
11 75 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
12 70 (2.69%) Project Manager
13 69 (2.65%) Administrator
14 66 (2.54%) SQL Analyst
15 62 (2.38%) Data Manager
16 59 (2.27%) SQL Data Analyst
17 58 (2.23%) Data Architect
18 49 (1.88%) Software Engineer
19 48 (1.85%) SQL Developer
20 46 (1.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (4.88%) .NET
2 123 (4.73%) React
3 121 (4.65%) HTML
4 108 (4.15%) CSS
5 88 (3.38%) Node.js
6 86 (3.31%) Pandas
7 81 (3.11%) NumPy
8 79 (3.04%) AngularJS
9 73 (2.81%) Kafka
10 68 (2.61%) Web Services
11 66 (2.54%) Vue.js
12 57 (2.19%) React Native
13 56 (2.15%) GraphQL
14 55 (2.11%) D3.js
15 54 (2.08%) TensorFlow
15 54 (2.08%) XML
16 51 (1.96%) REST
17 43 (1.65%) HTML5
18 42 (1.61%) JSON
19 41 (1.58%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 200 (7.69%) User Experience
2 186 (7.15%) Management Information System
3 152 (5.84%) Algorithms
4 141 (5.42%) Data Structures
5 93 (3.58%) Life Science
6 80 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
7 78 (3.00%) Social Media
8 65 (2.50%) Driving Licence
9 48 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
10 42 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 37 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
12 34 (1.31%) Digital Media
13 32 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
14 29 (1.11%) Cloud Native
15 28 (1.08%) Virtual Team
16 25 (0.96%) PMI
17 24 (0.92%) NHS
18 23 (0.88%) Reinsurance
19 22 (0.85%) Learning Management System
20 20 (0.77%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 87 (3.34%) Apple iOS
2 84 (3.23%) Android
3 77 (2.96%) Linux
4 68 (2.61%) Windows
5 29 (1.11%) Unix
6 24 (0.92%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.62%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.038%) Solaris
11 1 (0.038%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 784 (30.14%) Analytics
2 775 (29.80%) Business Intelligence
3 704 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
4 582 (22.38%) Problem-Solving
5 570 (21.91%) Visualisation
6 496 (19.07%) Data Modelling
7 375 (14.42%) Data Science
8 347 (13.34%) Project Management
9 322 (12.38%) Data Visualisation
10 305 (11.73%) ETL
11 294 (11.30%) Machine Learning
12 289 (11.11%) Computer Science
13 282 (10.84%) Decision-Making
14 281 (10.80%) Data Management
15 219 (8.42%) Business Analysis
16 215 (8.27%) Statistics
17 213 (8.19%) Mathematics
18 210 (8.07%) Scrum
19 209 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
20 200 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,112 (42.75%) SQL
2 761 (29.26%) Python
3 242 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 225 (8.65%) R
5 189 (7.27%) C#
6 127 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 110 (4.23%) Java
8 88 (3.38%) C
9 82 (3.15%) TypeScript
10 64 (2.46%) PowerShell
11 59 (2.27%) C++
12 54 (2.08%) MATLAB
13 45 (1.73%) VBA
14 39 (1.50%) Scala
15 34 (1.31%) VB
16 33 (1.27%) ES6
17 32 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 28 (1.08%) PL/SQL
19 26 (1.00%) Bash Shell
19 26 (1.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 598 (22.99%) Degree
2 115 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 110 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 68 (2.61%) PhD
5 62 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 59 (2.27%) Master's Degree
7 58 (2.23%) DV Cleared
8 32 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (1.08%) PMI Certification
10 26 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
11 23 (0.88%) APMP
12 22 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
12 22 (0.85%) DBS Check
13 21 (0.81%) CIPD
14 20 (0.77%) HND
15 12 (0.46%) HNC
16 11 (0.42%) MBA
16 11 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 8 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
18 7 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (10.38%) Data Quality
2 122 (4.69%) QA
3 69 (2.65%) GDPR
4 33 (1.27%) Accessibility
4 33 (1.27%) PMO
4 33 (1.27%) SLA
5 26 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (0.96%) GxP
7 24 (0.92%) CDISC
8 13 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (0.50%) NIST
9 10 (0.38%) Good Clinical Practice
9 10 (0.38%) P3O
10 8 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 8 (0.31%) NIST 800
11 7 (0.27%) GMP
12 6 (0.23%) GRC
13 5 (0.19%) GLP
14 4 (0.15%) COBIT
15 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (2.38%) Docker
2 35 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.62%) Firmware
5 14 (0.54%) vSphere
6 6 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.12%) KVM
7 3 (0.12%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.077%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.077%) HDFS
8 2 (0.077%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.077%) XenApp
9 1 (0.038%) iptables
9 1 (0.038%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.038%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.038%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.038%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 84 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 58 (2.23%) Terraform
3 17 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (0.46%) Ansible
5 9 (0.35%) Kubeflow
6 8 (0.31%) Nessus
6 8 (0.31%) QRadar
7 6 (0.23%) Control-M
7 6 (0.23%) Nagios
7 6 (0.23%) Oozie
7 6 (0.23%) SCCM
8 5 (0.19%) Icinga
8 5 (0.19%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.15%) Packer
9 4 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.077%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.077%) IBM BigFix
11 2 (0.077%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.077%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 518 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 163 (6.27%) Google
3 100 (3.84%) SAP
4 98 (3.77%) Oracle
5 57 (2.19%) Databricks
6 53 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 51 (1.96%) Informatica
8 50 (1.92%) Instagram
9 40 (1.54%) Alteryx
10 38 (1.46%) Workday
11 29 (1.11%) Adobe
11 29 (1.11%) TippingPoint
12 28 (1.08%) Cognos
13 27 (1.04%) Splunk
14 25 (0.96%) ServiceNow
15 24 (0.92%) Facebook
16 23 (0.88%) IBM
17 22 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
18 21 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
18 21 (0.81%) Sage