Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 185 204
Rank change year-on-year 0 +19 -6
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 3,076 3,409 3,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.87% 1.94% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.12% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,485 2,449 2,623
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,475 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £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 150,004 160,879 172,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.57% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119,274 126,930 143,463
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -1 2,864 £47,500 +4.40% 420
UK excluding London +7 1,730 £42,500 +6.25% 285
London -20 1,307 £57,500 - 175
South East +17 490 £47,500 +5.56% 60
North of England +24 397 £40,000 +6.67% 81
North West +12 250 £40,250 +15.00% 41
East of England +20 231 £45,000 +15.38% 24
South West +15 231 £40,000 +6.67% 37
Midlands -22 222 £39,750 -0.63% 44
Scotland -8 146 £38,500 -13.48% 26
West Midlands -2 138 £40,000 - 28
Yorkshire -9 118 £38,000 -5.00% 33
East Midlands -27 82 £36,000 +2.86% 16
North East 0 29 £37,500 +3.05% 7
Wales +3 17 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Northern Ireland +8 4 £35,000 +7.69% 5

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1,461 (47.50%) SQL
2 834 (27.11%) Analytical Skills
3 829 (26.95%) Finance
4 769 (25.00%) Degree
5 755 (24.54%) Business Intelligence
6 717 (23.31%) Analytics
7 699 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
8 599 (19.47%) Python
9 557 (18.11%) SQL Server
10 528 (17.17%) Microsoft
11 508 (16.51%) Microsoft Excel
12 503 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
13 496 (16.12%) Data Warehouse
14 476 (15.47%) Data Modelling
15 461 (14.99%) ETL
16 460 (14.95%) Visualisation
17 421 (13.69%) Mathematics
18 420 (13.65%) Data Science
19 399 (12.97%) Big Data
20 379 (12.32%) Machine Learning
21 341 (11.09%) R
22 330 (10.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 318 (10.34%) Computer Science
24 317 (10.31%) Power BI
25 311 (10.11%) Business Analysis
25 311 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 303 (9.85%) Tableau
27 285 (9.27%) Project Management
28 280 (9.10%) C#
29 278 (9.04%) Data Management

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
1 177 (5.75%) Apache Spark
2 148 (4.81%) SAS
3 68 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 63 (2.05%) Apache
5 51 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (0.72%) IIS
7 18 (0.59%) OpenStack
8 17 (0.55%) CMS
9 14 (0.46%) Confluence
9 14 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 13 (0.42%) GlassFish
11 11 (0.36%) Apache Pig
12 10 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (0.33%) Jupyter
13 9 (0.29%) Joomla!
13 9 (0.29%) WordPress
14 8 (0.26%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.23%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.16%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 508 (16.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 205 (6.66%) Microsoft Office
3 104 (3.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 66 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 51 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
6 39 (1.27%) SPSS
7 30 (0.98%) GNU Octave
8 12 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.29%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.23%) Stata
11 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.13%) Mathematica
13 3 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.098%) InVision
14 2 (0.065%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.065%) Simulink
15 1 (0.033%) Chatbot
15 1 (0.033%) GIMP
15 1 (0.033%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 27 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 20 (0.65%) FastStats
3 18 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.55%) Actimize
5 12 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (0.33%) Relativity
7 9 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.26%) SAP GRC
9 7 (0.23%) Concordance
9 7 (0.23%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
10 6 (0.20%) Ringtail
10 6 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
11 5 (0.16%) SAP HR
12 4 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.098%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 191 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 158 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (2.15%) SaaS
4 65 (2.11%) Google Analytics
5 41 (1.33%) GitHub
6 35 (1.14%) Office 365
7 29 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
9 20 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
11 14 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.39%) PaaS
12 12 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 11 (0.36%) Serverless
14 10 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
14 10 (0.33%) IaaS
14 10 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
15 9 (0.29%) Boomi
15 9 (0.29%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 56 (1.82%) Internet
2 20 (0.65%) Firewall
2 20 (0.65%) Wireless
3 17 (0.55%) DNS
4 12 (0.39%) VPN
5 10 (0.33%) SMS
5 10 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.29%) Broadband
6 9 (0.29%) HTTP
6 9 (0.29%) iBeacon
6 9 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
6 9 (0.29%) VoIP
6 9 (0.29%) VPLS
6 9 (0.29%) WAN
7 8 (0.26%) IPsec
7 8 (0.26%) Network Security
7 8 (0.26%) Skype
8 7 (0.23%) DHCP
8 7 (0.23%) LAN
9 6 (0.20%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 557 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 496 (16.12%) Data Warehouse
3 399 (12.97%) Big Data
4 330 (10.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 317 (10.31%) Power BI
6 311 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 224 (7.28%) Relational Database
8 217 (7.05%) Hadoop
9 213 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 175 (5.69%) Data Mining
11 160 (5.20%) QlikView
12 120 (3.90%) MySQL
13 108 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
14 105 (3.41%) NoSQL
15 76 (2.47%) Apache Hive
16 63 (2.05%) MongoDB
17 59 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
18 50 (1.63%) MS Access
18 50 (1.63%) RDBMS
19 49 (1.59%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 127 (4.13%) Git (software)
2 69 (2.24%) JIRA
3 63 (2.05%) Subversion
4 42 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 35 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 30 (0.98%) Jenkins
7 22 (0.72%) ERwin
8 13 (0.42%) LabVIEW
9 12 (0.39%) Selenium
10 11 (0.36%) Maven
11 9 (0.29%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.29%) ER Studio
11 9 (0.29%) JUnit
12 8 (0.26%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (0.20%) Toad
14 5 (0.16%) Axure RP
14 5 (0.16%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.16%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 829 (26.95%) Finance
2 240 (7.80%) Marketing
3 212 (6.89%) Banking
4 147 (4.78%) Retail
5 87 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 80 (2.60%) Investment Banking
7 61 (1.98%) Advertising
8 57 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 50 (1.63%) Front Office
10 47 (1.53%) Games
11 44 (1.43%) Legal
12 43 (1.40%) Financial Institution
13 40 (1.30%) Law
14 38 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 35 (1.14%) Back Office
16 30 (0.98%) Automotive
17 28 (0.91%) Military
18 26 (0.85%) Electronics
19 25 (0.81%) Publishing
20 18 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1,110 (36.09%) Analyst
2 524 (17.04%) Developer
3 461 (14.99%) Data Analyst
4 289 (9.40%) Business Analyst
5 216 (7.02%) Data Scientist
6 197 (6.40%) Consultant
7 173 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 151 (4.91%) Architect
9 130 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 124 (4.03%) Data Architect
11 123 (4.00%) Software Engineer
12 121 (3.93%) SQL Analyst
13 119 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
14 105 (3.41%) Graduate
15 102 (3.32%) Data Engineer
16 84 (2.73%) SQL Developer
17 73 (2.37%) Senior Data Scientist
18 70 (2.28%) Business Developer
19 68 (2.21%) SQL Data Analyst
20 65 (2.11%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (4.91%) HTML
2 141 (4.58%) Web Services
3 136 (4.42%) .NET
4 129 (4.19%) CSS
5 94 (3.06%) Pandas
6 77 (2.50%) NumPy
7 70 (2.28%) Natural Language Processing
8 62 (2.02%) SciPy
9 60 (1.95%) HTML5
10 52 (1.69%) Kafka
11 50 (1.63%) TensorFlow
12 49 (1.59%) XML
13 48 (1.56%) REST
14 45 (1.46%) ASP.NET
15 43 (1.40%) AngularJS
16 42 (1.37%) scikit-learn
17 38 (1.24%) jQuery
18 37 (1.20%) JSON
19 32 (1.04%) OpenCV
20 30 (0.98%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 834 (27.11%) Analytical Skills
2 318 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 262 (8.52%) Algorithms
4 133 (4.32%) Management Information System
5 122 (3.97%) User Experience
6 108 (3.51%) Data Structures
7 92 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
8 80 (2.60%) Fintech
9 72 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
10 47 (1.53%) Equities
11 37 (1.20%) Reference Data
12 34 (1.11%) Hedge funds
12 34 (1.11%) Mobile App
12 34 (1.11%) Reinsurance
13 32 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
14 29 (0.94%) Robotics
15 27 (0.88%) NHS
16 26 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
17 25 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 25 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 213 (6.92%) Windows
2 192 (6.24%) Linux
3 110 (3.58%) Unix
4 44 (1.43%) Windows Server
5 35 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 34 (1.11%) Android
7 19 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.33%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.20%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.13%) zOS
13 3 (0.098%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.065%) CentOS
15 1 (0.033%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.033%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.033%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 755 (24.54%) Business Intelligence
2 717 (23.31%) Analytics
3 699 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
4 503 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
5 476 (15.47%) Data Modelling
6 461 (14.99%) ETL
7 460 (14.95%) Visualisation
8 421 (13.69%) Mathematics
9 420 (13.65%) Data Science
10 379 (12.32%) Machine Learning
11 311 (10.11%) Business Analysis
12 285 (9.27%) Project Management
13 278 (9.04%) Data Management
14 256 (8.32%) Data Analytics
15 241 (7.83%) Migration
16 240 (7.80%) Data Visualisation
17 233 (7.57%) Software Engineering
18 230 (7.48%) Statistics
19 229 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
20 223 (7.25%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1,461 (47.50%) SQL
2 599 (19.47%) Python
3 341 (11.09%) R
4 280 (9.10%) C#
5 274 (8.91%) Java
6 272 (8.84%) T-SQL
7 265 (8.62%) C++
8 189 (6.14%) JavaScript
9 139 (4.52%) VBA
10 137 (4.45%) C
11 111 (3.61%) PL/SQL
12 110 (3.58%) MATLAB
13 86 (2.80%) Scala
14 55 (1.79%) VB.NET
15 53 (1.72%) PHP
16 49 (1.59%) VB
17 39 (1.27%) PowerShell
18 38 (1.24%) Shell Script
19 35 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 25 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 769 (25.00%) Degree
2 171 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 147 (4.78%) PhD
4 87 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 81 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
6 74 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 60 (1.95%) DV Cleared
8 41 (1.33%) ISEB
9 30 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (0.85%) Master's Degree
11 26 (0.85%) PMI Certification
12 22 (0.72%) CCNA
13 19 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.55%) PMP
15 15 (0.49%) CCNP
16 14 (0.46%) MCSE
17 11 (0.36%) CISA
17 11 (0.36%) CISSP
18 10 (0.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (7.96%) Data Quality
2 157 (5.10%) QA
3 45 (1.46%) PMO
4 40 (1.30%) GDPR
5 11 (0.36%) SLA
6 9 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.20%) MiFID
8 3 (0.098%) IFRS
8 3 (0.098%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.098%) P3O
9 2 (0.065%) Basel III
9 2 (0.065%) COBIT
9 2 (0.065%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.065%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.033%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.033%) GxP
System Software
1 71 (2.31%) Docker
2 59 (1.92%) HDFS
3 19 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.55%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.33%) Firmware
6 9 (0.29%) Lustre
7 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.033%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.033%) vSphere
9 1 (0.033%) XenApp
9 1 (0.033%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (1.04%) Kubernetes
2 21 (0.68%) Kibana
3 17 (0.55%) Terraform
4 16 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.52%) Puppet
5 13 (0.42%) Ansible
6 11 (0.36%) SCCM
7 10 (0.33%) Consul
7 10 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (0.29%) Packer
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.16%) WSUS
11 4 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.13%) Nessus
12 3 (0.098%) Cisco IPCC
12 3 (0.098%) FTK
12 3 (0.098%) SCOM
13 2 (0.065%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 528 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 303 (9.85%) Tableau
3 255 (8.29%) Oracle
4 136 (4.42%) SAP
5 105 (3.41%) Google
6 74 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
7 52 (1.69%) Cognos
8 46 (1.50%) Informatica
9 42 (1.37%) IBM
10 34 (1.11%) Alteryx
11 33 (1.07%) Talend
12 32 (1.04%) VMware
13 26 (0.85%) Teradata
14 25 (0.81%) Hortonworks
15 21 (0.68%) Optimizely
16 19 (0.62%) ServiceNow
17 18 (0.59%) Twitter
18 16 (0.52%) Atlassian
18 16 (0.52%) Cognizant
18 16 (0.52%) MicroStrategy