Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 188 184
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +22
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 2,487 3,057 3,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.82% 1.87% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.04% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,981 2,473 2,434
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,288
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,375 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% -

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 126,165 150,178 160,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.12% 91.81% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99,275 119,505 126,894
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,125
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 -4 2,282 £50,000 +5.26% 350
UK excluding London -16 1,323 £44,375 +4.41% 247
London +17 1,115 £57,500 - 124
South East -8 402 £45,000 -5.26% 58
North of England -71 233 £40,000 - 53
Midlands +21 199 £42,500 +7.59% 39
South West -13 187 £42,180 +5.45% 37
East of England +4 144 £50,000 +13.97% 39
North West -34 137 £48,000 +20.00% 32
West Midlands +18 131 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Scotland -2 119 £42,500 +10.39% 16
Yorkshire -28 84 £32,750 -12.67% 16
East Midlands +19 66 £37,500 +4.17% 9
Wales +12 23 £30,000 -29.41% 4
Northern Ireland +3 19 £80,000 +128.57% 1
North East +2 12 £32,000 -14.67% 5
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 1,016 (40.85%) SQL
2 685 (27.54%) Analytical Skills
3 656 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
4 640 (25.73%) Business Intelligence
5 639 (25.69%) Analytics
6 600 (24.13%) Python
7 539 (21.67%) Degree
8 508 (20.43%) Finance
9 451 (18.13%) Data Science
10 425 (17.09%) Microsoft
11 408 (16.41%) Microsoft Excel
11 408 (16.41%) Problem-Solving
12 398 (16.00%) SQL Server
13 390 (15.68%) Data Modelling
14 365 (14.68%) Visualisation
15 363 (14.60%) R
16 340 (13.67%) Machine Learning
17 337 (13.55%) Mathematics
18 335 (13.47%) Power Platform
19 333 (13.39%) Power BI
20 300 (12.06%) Data Warehouse
21 255 (10.25%) ETL
22 240 (9.65%) Big Data
23 237 (9.53%) Data Visualisation
24 234 (9.41%) Tableau
25 233 (9.37%) Project Management
26 231 (9.29%) Software Engineering
27 229 (9.21%) Azure
28 221 (8.89%) Decision-Making
29 219 (8.81%) 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
1 130 (5.23%) Apache Spark
2 73 (2.94%) SAS
3 49 (1.97%) SharePoint
4 28 (1.13%) Confluence
5 21 (0.84%) IIS
6 19 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (0.64%) Jupyter
8 14 (0.56%) Apache Pig
9 13 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
10 11 (0.44%) CMS
10 11 (0.44%) Luigi
11 10 (0.40%) Apache
12 7 (0.28%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.28%) Moodle
13 5 (0.20%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.20%) WordPress
14 4 (0.16%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.080%) WebSphere
Applications
1 408 (16.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 190 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
3 97 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 67 (2.69%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (0.68%) SPSS
7 11 (0.44%) Sketch
8 9 (0.36%) InVision
8 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (0.36%) Stata
9 4 (0.16%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.12%) Simulink
10 3 (0.12%) SPSS Modeler
11 2 (0.080%) Weka
12 1 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.040%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.040%) EViews
12 1 (0.040%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.040%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 27 (1.09%) Markit EDM
2 22 (0.88%) PolarLake
3 20 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.80%) Eagle PACE
4 10 (0.40%) Workfront
5 9 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.28%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.24%) FastStats
7 6 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.24%) thinkFolio
8 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.20%) Lorenzo
8 5 (0.20%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.12%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 3 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.080%) Sage 1000
11 2 (0.080%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 335 (13.47%) Power Platform
2 229 (9.21%) Azure
3 179 (7.20%) AWS
4 69 (2.77%) GCP
5 63 (2.53%) SaaS
6 53 (2.13%) Google Analytics
7 49 (1.97%) Office 365
8 35 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (1.21%) PaaS
10 23 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
11 17 (0.68%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
13 11 (0.44%) GitHub
14 10 (0.40%) AdWords
14 10 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
15 9 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
15 9 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 9 (0.36%) PowerApps
16 8 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (0.32%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.21%) Network Security
2 26 (1.05%) Firewall
3 21 (0.84%) LAN
4 19 (0.76%) WAN
5 17 (0.68%) Internet
6 15 (0.60%) Broadband
6 15 (0.60%) WLAN
7 12 (0.48%) VPN
8 9 (0.36%) DNS
9 8 (0.32%) Wireless
10 7 (0.28%) DHCP
10 7 (0.28%) FTP
11 6 (0.24%) BGP
11 6 (0.24%) EIGRP
11 6 (0.24%) Intranet
11 6 (0.24%) MPLS
11 6 (0.24%) NAS
11 6 (0.24%) OSPF
11 6 (0.24%) SAN
12 5 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 333 (13.39%) Power BI
3 300 (12.06%) Data Warehouse
4 240 (9.65%) Big Data
5 212 (8.52%) Hadoop
5 212 (8.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 208 (8.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 113 (4.54%) Data Mining
8 112 (4.50%) Relational Database
9 98 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 79 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
11 77 (3.10%) QlikView
12 75 (3.02%) MySQL
13 72 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
14 71 (2.85%) NoSQL
15 61 (2.45%) Apache Hive
16 47 (1.89%) Oracle Database
17 44 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
18 41 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 35 (1.41%) GIS
Development Applications
1 104 (4.18%) Git (software)
2 85 (3.42%) JIRA
3 38 (1.53%) Visual Studio
4 33 (1.33%) Bitbucket
5 29 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
6 22 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 22 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (0.84%) ERwin
7 21 (0.84%) git-flow
7 21 (0.84%) NUnit
8 20 (0.80%) Bitbucket Server
8 20 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (0.76%) SpecFlow
10 16 (0.64%) ER Studio
10 16 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 15 (0.60%) PowerDesigner
12 12 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
13 11 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (0.40%) Maven
15 9 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 508 (20.43%) Finance
2 211 (8.48%) Banking
3 208 (8.36%) Marketing
4 144 (5.79%) Retail
5 63 (2.53%) Public Sector
6 60 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 53 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 51 (2.05%) Legal
9 45 (1.81%) Advertising
9 45 (1.81%) Front Office
10 25 (1.01%) Games
11 24 (0.97%) Electronics
12 23 (0.92%) Publishing
13 21 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
14 20 (0.80%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.80%) Law
15 17 (0.68%) Automotive
16 12 (0.48%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.48%) Billing
17 9 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 802 (32.25%) Analyst
2 393 (15.80%) Developer
3 349 (14.03%) Data Analyst
4 191 (7.68%) Data Scientist
5 183 (7.36%) Business Analyst
6 166 (6.67%) Consultant
7 104 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 91 (3.66%) Junior
9 89 (3.58%) Software Engineer
10 84 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
11 83 (3.34%) Data Engineer
12 79 (3.18%) Project Manager
13 78 (3.14%) Architect
14 74 (2.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 74 (2.98%) SQL Developer
15 73 (2.94%) Data Consultant
16 60 (2.41%) Senior Manager
17 54 (2.17%) Senior Data Scientist
17 54 (2.17%) SQL Analyst
18 48 (1.93%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (5.83%) .NET
2 72 (2.90%) HTML
3 69 (2.77%) Kafka
4 68 (2.73%) Web Services
5 62 (2.49%) CSS
6 60 (2.41%) ASP.NET
7 48 (1.93%) XML
8 45 (1.81%) D3.js
9 40 (1.61%) REST
10 37 (1.49%) TensorFlow
11 36 (1.45%) AngularJS
11 36 (1.45%) Middleware
11 36 (1.45%) Pandas
12 31 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 31 (1.25%) NumPy
13 28 (1.13%) jQuery
14 27 (1.09%) React
14 27 (1.09%) scikit-learn
15 26 (1.05%) JSON
16 24 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 685 (27.54%) Analytical Skills
2 177 (7.12%) Algorithms
3 155 (6.23%) Management Information System
4 125 (5.03%) User Experience
5 98 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
6 73 (2.94%) Data Structures
7 44 (1.77%) Analytical Mindset
8 38 (1.53%) Derivative
9 35 (1.41%) Robotics
10 32 (1.29%) PMI
10 32 (1.29%) Reference Data
11 31 (1.25%) Data Centre
12 30 (1.21%) Equities
13 25 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (0.97%) Fixed Income
15 23 (0.92%) Hedge funds
15 23 (0.92%) Mobile App
16 22 (0.88%) Social Media
17 21 (0.84%) Cyber Kill Chain
18 20 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 149 (5.99%) Linux
2 147 (5.91%) Windows
3 81 (3.26%) Unix
4 28 (1.13%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.28%) Android
7 5 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.16%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.12%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.080%) CentOS
10 2 (0.080%) FreeRTOS
10 2 (0.080%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (0.080%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.040%) AIX
11 1 (0.040%) Debian
11 1 (0.040%) Solaris
11 1 (0.040%) SUSE
11 1 (0.040%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 656 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
2 640 (25.73%) Business Intelligence
3 639 (25.69%) Analytics
4 451 (18.13%) Data Science
5 408 (16.41%) Problem-Solving
6 390 (15.68%) Data Modelling
7 365 (14.68%) Visualisation
8 340 (13.67%) Machine Learning
9 337 (13.55%) Mathematics
10 255 (10.25%) ETL
11 237 (9.53%) Data Visualisation
12 233 (9.37%) Project Management
13 231 (9.29%) Software Engineering
14 221 (8.89%) Decision-Making
15 219 (8.81%) Data Management
16 201 (8.08%) Scrum
17 195 (7.84%) Computer Science
18 193 (7.76%) Data Analytics
19 153 (6.15%) Statistics
20 152 (6.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,016 (40.85%) SQL
2 600 (24.13%) Python
3 363 (14.60%) R
4 217 (8.73%) Java
5 200 (8.04%) C#
6 194 (7.80%) T-SQL
7 170 (6.84%) C
8 138 (5.55%) Scala
9 134 (5.39%) C++
10 120 (4.83%) JavaScript
11 104 (4.18%) VBA
12 83 (3.34%) VB
13 79 (3.18%) PL/SQL
14 63 (2.53%) MATLAB
15 50 (2.01%) Perl
15 50 (2.01%) VB.NET
16 35 (1.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 28 (1.13%) PHP
18 25 (1.01%) Bash Shell
18 25 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 539 (21.67%) Degree
2 105 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 79 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 62 (2.49%) PhD
5 48 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
5 48 (1.93%) PMP
6 45 (1.81%) PMI Certification
7 37 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 35 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 27 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 25 (1.01%) Master's Degree
11 21 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (0.60%) ISEB
14 13 (0.52%) MCSA
15 12 (0.48%) MBA
16 11 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 10 (0.40%) CCNA
18 9 (0.36%) MCSE
19 8 (0.32%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (6.63%) Data Quality
2 98 (3.94%) QA
3 60 (2.41%) SLA
4 53 (2.13%) GDPR
5 39 (1.57%) PMO
6 22 (0.88%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.32%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.28%) Basel III
10 4 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
10 4 (0.16%) EFQM
10 4 (0.16%) NEBOSH
10 4 (0.16%) NIST
11 2 (0.080%) COBIT
12 1 (0.040%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 17025
12 1 (0.040%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.040%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (2.17%) Docker
2 30 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 26 (1.05%) Apache Flume
4 13 (0.52%) HDFS
4 13 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.080%) Firmware
9 1 (0.040%) Snort
Systems Management
1 38 (1.53%) Kubernetes
2 35 (1.41%) Oozie
3 26 (1.05%) Ansible
4 24 (0.97%) Terraform
5 19 (0.76%) Automic
6 17 (0.68%) EnCase
6 17 (0.68%) FTK
6 17 (0.68%) SCCM
7 11 (0.44%) SCOM
8 10 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (0.36%) Backup Exec
9 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (0.36%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.36%) WSUS
10 7 (0.28%) Puppet
10 7 (0.28%) Salt
11 5 (0.20%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 425 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 234 (9.41%) Tableau
3 204 (8.20%) Oracle
4 129 (5.19%) SAP
5 114 (4.58%) Google
6 50 (2.01%) ServiceNow
7 48 (1.93%) Informatica
8 43 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
9 30 (1.21%) Teradata
10 29 (1.17%) IBM
11 26 (1.05%) Bloomberg
11 26 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
11 26 (1.05%) Remedy
11 26 (1.05%) Splunk
12 24 (0.97%) Cognos
13 23 (0.92%) Adobe
13 23 (0.92%) VMware
14 21 (0.84%) Cadence
15 19 (0.76%) FactSet
16 18 (0.72%) Snow