Period
to 22 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 140 189 191
Rank change year-on-year +49 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 3,368 1,150 2,327
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.61% 1.81% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 1.95% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,995 868 1,852
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year - -1.96% +2.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,550 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.76% -5.44% +5.88%

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 121,180 59,070 116,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.04% 93.09% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 78,633 48,141 93,693
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

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 22 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +60 2,999 £52,500 +5.00% 389
UK excluding London +77 1,813 £45,000 +5.76% 234
London +13 1,277 £62,500 +4.17% 174
Work from Home +49 699 £50,000 +11.11% 53
South East +74 497 £52,500 +16.67% 51
North of England +39 457 £42,500 -5.56% 49
Midlands +54 325 £43,250 +8.13% 58
North West +46 247 £45,000 -4.26% 29
East of England +45 239 £46,500 +9.41% 31
West Midlands +37 235 £42,500 +6.25% 39
Yorkshire +25 186 £42,500 +6.25% 14
South West +1 142 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Scotland +10 119 £48,000 -4.00% 14
East Midlands +7 90 £47,500 +21.79% 18
Northern Ireland -8 25 £46,250 -11.90% 5
North East -25 24 £38,500 -14.44% 6
Wales -54 17 £42,500 -5.56% 5

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 1,636 (48.57%) SQL
2 1,321 (39.22%) Analytics
3 1,298 (38.54%) Social Skills
4 1,079 (32.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1,037 (30.79%) Business Intelligence
6 906 (26.90%) Python
7 874 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
8 803 (23.84%) Power Platform
9 799 (23.72%) Problem-Solving
10 783 (23.25%) Power BI
11 758 (22.51%) Finance
12 728 (21.62%) Degree
13 707 (20.99%) Visualisation
14 653 (19.39%) Microsoft Excel
15 645 (19.15%) Data Modelling
16 642 (19.06%) Microsoft
17 640 (19.00%) Data Science
18 632 (18.76%) Azure
19 457 (13.57%) Tableau
20 423 (12.56%) SQL Server
21 418 (12.41%) Data Visualisation
22 407 (12.08%) Data Warehouse
23 397 (11.79%) Project Management
24 393 (11.67%) Machine Learning
25 392 (11.64%) Data Management
26 384 (11.40%) Data Analytics
27 364 (10.81%) Retail
27 364 (10.81%) Mathematics
27 364 (10.81%) Computer Science
28 363 (10.78%) Decision-Making

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
1 153 (4.54%) SAS
2 122 (3.62%) Apache Spark
3 96 (2.85%) SharePoint
4 38 (1.13%) CMS
4 38 (1.13%) Confluence
5 24 (0.71%) OpenStack
6 22 (0.65%) Jupyter
7 20 (0.59%) WordPress
8 15 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
9 13 (0.39%) ArcGIS
10 10 (0.30%) Apache
11 9 (0.27%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.21%) IIS
13 7 (0.21%) Luigi
13 7 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.21%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.15%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 653 (19.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 261 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
3 136 (4.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 53 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
6 50 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
7 47 (1.40%) SPSS
8 26 (0.77%) Simulink
9 15 (0.45%) Adobe After Effects
10 12 (0.36%) Photoshop
11 11 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
12 9 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
13 8 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (0.24%) Stata
14 7 (0.21%) InDesign
15 6 (0.18%) S-PLUS
16 4 (0.12%) Adobe XD
16 4 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
17 3 (0.089%) AutoCAD
17 3 (0.089%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 50 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.53%) NetSuite
3 16 (0.48%) Workday HCM
4 13 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.36%) SAP Business One
6 10 (0.30%) Workfront
7 8 (0.24%) Infor M3
7 8 (0.24%) Maximo
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.21%) SAP BPC
9 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.18%) Eloqua
9 6 (0.18%) Sage 200
9 6 (0.18%) SAP GRC
9 6 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
10 5 (0.15%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
10 5 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.15%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.15%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 803 (23.84%) Power Platform
2 632 (18.76%) Azure
3 312 (9.26%) AWS
4 140 (4.16%) GCP
5 114 (3.38%) Microsoft 365
6 111 (3.30%) SaaS
7 97 (2.88%) Google Analytics
8 85 (2.52%) Dynamics 365
9 79 (2.35%) Azure Data Factory
10 62 (1.84%) Snowflake
11 50 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
12 44 (1.31%) Serverless
13 37 (1.10%) PowerApps
14 36 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
14 36 (1.07%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 32 (0.95%) Amazon S3
16 29 (0.86%) Azure Logic Apps
16 29 (0.86%) OneDrive
16 29 (0.86%) Smartsheet
17 26 (0.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 90 (2.67%) Firewall
2 56 (1.66%) Network Security
3 51 (1.51%) SMS
4 50 (1.48%) Wireshark
5 37 (1.10%) Broadband
6 30 (0.89%) Internet
7 23 (0.68%) Wireless
8 22 (0.65%) WebEx
9 18 (0.53%) NAS
10 16 (0.48%) SAN
11 12 (0.36%) TCP/IP
12 11 (0.33%) DNS
13 10 (0.30%) Intranet
13 10 (0.30%) VPN
14 9 (0.27%) DHCP
15 8 (0.24%) VoIP
16 7 (0.21%) 5G
16 7 (0.21%) InfiniBand
17 6 (0.18%) Ethernet
17 6 (0.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 783 (23.25%) Power BI
2 457 (13.57%) Tableau
3 423 (12.56%) SQL Server
4 407 (12.08%) Data Warehouse
5 236 (7.01%) Big Data
6 207 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 149 (4.42%) Relational Database
8 141 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 111 (3.30%) Data Lake
10 109 (3.24%) Hadoop
11 107 (3.18%) MySQL
12 106 (3.15%) QlikView
13 105 (3.12%) Metadata
14 101 (3.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 94 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
16 93 (2.76%) Data Mining
16 93 (2.76%) NoSQL
17 76 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 61 (1.81%) Apache Hive
19 55 (1.63%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 131 (3.89%) JIRA
2 65 (1.93%) Git (software)
3 52 (1.54%) Visual Studio
4 31 (0.92%) Jenkins
5 23 (0.68%) Axure RP
6 18 (0.53%) Selenium
7 17 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (0.42%) ERwin
8 14 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 12 (0.36%) ER Studio
9 12 (0.36%) PowerDesigner
9 12 (0.36%) webpack
10 11 (0.33%) Mocha
11 10 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (0.21%) Postman
13 5 (0.15%) Metasploit
13 5 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.15%) Subversion
14 4 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,298 (38.54%) Social Skills
2 1,079 (32.04%) Analytical Skills
3 758 (22.51%) Finance
4 364 (10.81%) Retail
5 312 (9.26%) Marketing
6 291 (8.64%) Organisational Skills
7 213 (6.32%) Presentation Skills
8 208 (6.18%) Banking
9 173 (5.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 110 (3.27%) Law
11 108 (3.21%) Manufacturing
12 104 (3.09%) Influencing Skills
13 100 (2.97%) Public Sector
14 94 (2.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 87 (2.58%) Legal
16 79 (2.35%) Publishing
17 63 (1.87%) Advertising
18 48 (1.43%) Automotive
19 37 (1.10%) Telecoms
20 36 (1.07%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,156 (34.32%) Analyst
2 554 (16.45%) Data Analyst
3 307 (9.12%) Developer
4 245 (7.27%) Data Engineer
5 234 (6.95%) Business Analyst
6 154 (4.57%) Senior Analyst
7 144 (4.28%) Consultant
8 137 (4.07%) Data Scientist
9 130 (3.86%) Analytics Manager
10 124 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 95 (2.82%) Architect
12 79 (2.35%) Project Manager
13 74 (2.20%) Data Manager
14 69 (2.05%) Administrator
14 69 (2.05%) Software Engineer
15 67 (1.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 67 (1.99%) SQL Developer
16 64 (1.90%) Planning Manager
16 64 (1.90%) Supply Chain Manager
17 62 (1.84%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (3.33%) .NET
2 84 (2.49%) HTML
3 73 (2.17%) Pandas
4 56 (1.66%) CSS
5 51 (1.51%) NumPy
6 50 (1.48%) React
7 49 (1.45%) AngularJS
7 49 (1.45%) XML
8 42 (1.25%) Node.js
9 39 (1.16%) .NET Framework
9 39 (1.16%) scikit-learn
10 37 (1.10%) REST
11 35 (1.04%) Web Services
12 34 (1.01%) TensorFlow
13 30 (0.89%) Kafka
14 29 (0.86%) ASP.NET
14 29 (0.86%) JSON
15 21 (0.62%) GraphQL
15 21 (0.62%) HTML5
15 21 (0.62%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 256 (7.60%) Algorithms
2 195 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 153 (4.54%) User Experience
4 149 (4.42%) Data Structures
5 106 (3.15%) Life Science
6 93 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
7 85 (2.52%) Social Media
8 71 (2.11%) Driving Licence
9 50 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
10 47 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 40 (1.19%) Biotechnology
12 38 (1.13%) Analytical Mindset
12 38 (1.13%) Credit Risk
12 38 (1.13%) Data Centre
13 37 (1.10%) PMI
14 31 (0.92%) Taxonomies
15 30 (0.89%) Public Cloud
16 26 (0.77%) NHS
17 25 (0.74%) Learning Management System
18 24 (0.71%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 99 (2.94%) Windows
2 80 (2.38%) Linux
3 41 (1.22%) Windows 10
4 29 (0.86%) Windows Server
5 22 (0.65%) Unix
6 18 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.45%) Android
8 7 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.18%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.089%) Debian
10 3 (0.089%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.030%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,321 (39.22%) Analytics
2 1,037 (30.79%) Business Intelligence
3 874 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
4 799 (23.72%) Problem-Solving
5 707 (20.99%) Visualisation
6 645 (19.15%) Data Modelling
7 640 (19.00%) Data Science
8 418 (12.41%) Data Visualisation
9 397 (11.79%) Project Management
10 393 (11.67%) Machine Learning
11 392 (11.64%) Data Management
12 384 (11.40%) Data Analytics
13 364 (10.81%) Computer Science
13 364 (10.81%) Mathematics
14 363 (10.78%) Decision-Making
15 359 (10.66%) ETL
16 351 (10.42%) Statistics
17 316 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
18 266 (7.90%) Mentoring
19 256 (7.60%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,636 (48.57%) SQL
2 906 (26.90%) Python
3 291 (8.64%) R
4 281 (8.34%) C#
5 200 (5.94%) VBA
6 197 (5.85%) T-SQL
7 165 (4.90%) JavaScript
8 162 (4.81%) Java
9 95 (2.82%) C
10 80 (2.38%) Scala
11 76 (2.26%) MATLAB
12 59 (1.75%) VB
13 56 (1.66%) C++
14 51 (1.51%) TypeScript
15 47 (1.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 45 (1.34%) PowerShell
17 34 (1.01%) Bash
18 19 (0.56%) PL/SQL
19 18 (0.53%) PHP
20 13 (0.39%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 728 (21.62%) Degree
2 136 (4.04%) PhD
3 134 (3.98%) Security Cleared
4 111 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 78 (2.32%) SC Cleared
6 68 (2.02%) DV Cleared
7 64 (1.90%) Master's Degree
8 50 (1.48%) Numerate Degree
9 48 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 39 (1.16%) PMI Certification
11 24 (0.71%) CIPD
12 17 (0.50%) APMP
13 16 (0.48%) MCITP
13 16 (0.48%) MCSE
14 13 (0.39%) ISEB
14 13 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.36%) CBAP
15 12 (0.36%) HND
16 11 (0.33%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 322 (9.56%) Data Quality
2 207 (6.15%) QA
3 76 (2.26%) GDPR
4 50 (1.48%) Accessibility
5 47 (1.40%) GRC
6 43 (1.28%) SLA
7 34 (1.01%) CDISC
8 26 (0.77%) PMO
9 22 (0.65%) GxP
10 19 (0.56%) EMIR
11 13 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
13 10 (0.30%) IFRS
13 10 (0.30%) IFRS 9
14 8 (0.24%) Good Clinical Practice
14 8 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.21%) GMP
16 6 (0.18%) ISO 26262
17 5 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
17 5 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 76 (2.26%) Docker
2 52 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 41 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (0.21%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 7 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.18%) vSphere
9 5 (0.15%) Firmware
10 4 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.089%) HDFS
12 2 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.030%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.030%) Snort
Systems Management
1 70 (2.08%) Kubernetes
2 23 (0.68%) Terraform
3 11 (0.33%) Ansible
3 11 (0.33%) Control-M
3 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (0.33%) Oozie
4 10 (0.30%) Backup Exec
4 10 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 10 (0.30%) NetBackup
5 9 (0.27%) SCCM
6 8 (0.24%) WSUS
7 5 (0.15%) Kubeflow
7 5 (0.15%) Nessus
7 5 (0.15%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.15%) QRadar
7 5 (0.15%) SCOM
7 5 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.12%) Packer
9 2 (0.059%) Grafana
9 2 (0.059%) Istio
Vendors
1 642 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 216 (6.41%) Google
3 120 (3.56%) Oracle
4 83 (2.46%) SAP
5 77 (2.29%) Informatica
6 70 (2.08%) Alteryx
7 64 (1.90%) Databricks
8 61 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
9 56 (1.66%) Workday
10 54 (1.60%) Splunk
11 50 (1.48%) Adobe
11 50 (1.48%) TippingPoint
12 44 (1.31%) Twitter
13 43 (1.28%) VMware
14 42 (1.25%) Cognos
15 36 (1.07%) Facebook
16 32 (0.95%) RedGate
17 26 (0.77%) LexisNexis
18 20 (0.59%) Cognizant
19 19 (0.56%) Citrix