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

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 197 188
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 3,226 3,041 3,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.86% 1.76% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.94% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,584 2,304 2,959
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.00% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 157,709 156,756 180,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.73% 90.60% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 126,494 127,661 150,345
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 June 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 June 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 +11 2,980 £47,500 +5.56% 407
UK excluding London +19 1,776 £42,500 +6.25% 286
London +10 1,397 £55,000 - 144
South East +33 592 £47,500 +5.56% 71
North of England +28 407 £40,000 +6.67% 59
North West +42 268 £40,000 +23.08% 33
Midlands -22 227 £40,000 +6.67% 52
South West +29 189 £40,000 +29.03% 43
East of England -29 170 £37,500 -5.61% 38
West Midlands +1 165 £41,450 +10.53% 41
Scotland -12 142 £42,500 -5.56% 15
Yorkshire +1 131 £45,000 - 21
East Midlands -31 62 £39,500 +5.33% 11
Wales +14 31 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Northern Ireland +26 21 £25,750 -20.77% 1
North East -28 8 £57,500 +56.46% 5

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1,582 (49.04%) SQL
2 906 (28.08%) Finance
3 889 (27.56%) Analytical Skills
4 769 (23.84%) Degree
5 732 (22.69%) Analytics
6 722 (22.38%) Python
7 721 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
8 659 (20.43%) SQL Server
9 653 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
10 620 (19.22%) Problem-Solving
11 562 (17.42%) Microsoft Excel
12 541 (16.77%) Microsoft
13 512 (15.87%) Data Modelling
14 463 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
15 427 (13.24%) Data Science
16 414 (12.83%) Mathematics
17 405 (12.55%) Visualisation
18 400 (12.40%) Machine Learning
19 389 (12.06%) ETL
20 378 (11.72%) Big Data
21 360 (11.16%) R
22 347 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 338 (10.48%) Computer Science
24 336 (10.42%) Java
25 335 (10.38%) Tableau
26 316 (9.80%) Business Analysis
27 299 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 298 (9.24%) Power BI
29 288 (8.93%) Project Management
30 287 (8.90%) Data Analytics

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
1 205 (6.35%) Apache Spark
2 154 (4.77%) SAS
3 88 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 54 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 44 (1.36%) Confluence
6 38 (1.18%) Apache
7 24 (0.74%) IIS
8 11 (0.34%) Apache Pig
9 9 (0.28%) CMS
9 9 (0.28%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.25%) Jupyter
11 7 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.19%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.15%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.15%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.12%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.093%) IPython
15 3 (0.093%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 562 (17.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 224 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
3 108 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 94 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 55 (1.70%) SPSS
6 46 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
7 43 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.50%) Stata
9 13 (0.40%) GNU Octave
10 5 (0.15%) Mathematica
10 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.093%) CATIA
12 2 (0.062%) SPSS Modeler
13 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.031%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.031%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 26 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.77%) Markit EDM
3 19 (0.59%) Relativity
4 16 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 13 (0.40%) Ringtail
6 12 (0.37%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 11 (0.34%) MetaTrader
8 10 (0.31%) Actimize
8 10 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.28%) FastStats
9 9 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.25%) Concordance
10 8 (0.25%) SAP GRC
10 8 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
11 6 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (0.15%) SAP Business One
13 4 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 4 (0.12%) SAP Retail
13 4 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 201 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 179 (5.55%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (1.95%) SaaS
4 53 (1.64%) Google Analytics
5 50 (1.55%) Office 365
6 43 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 39 (1.21%) GitHub
8 31 (0.96%) Amazon Kinesis
9 28 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
9 28 (0.87%) Serverless
10 26 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 26 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (0.56%) Basecamp
12 13 (0.40%) Heroku
13 10 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 9 (0.28%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
14 9 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
16 6 (0.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.24%) Internet
2 37 (1.15%) HTTP
2 37 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 34 (1.05%) DNS
4 29 (0.90%) Firewall
5 24 (0.74%) Network Security
5 24 (0.74%) VPN
6 23 (0.71%) WAN
7 21 (0.65%) VoIP
7 21 (0.65%) VPLS
8 20 (0.62%) SMS
9 19 (0.59%) DWDM
9 19 (0.59%) HTTPS
9 19 (0.59%) IPsec
9 19 (0.59%) VLAN
9 19 (0.59%) Wireless
9 19 (0.59%) Wireless Security
10 11 (0.34%) DHCP
11 10 (0.31%) Broadband
12 9 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 659 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 463 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
3 378 (11.72%) Big Data
4 347 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 299 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 298 (9.24%) Power BI
7 258 (8.00%) Relational Database
8 219 (6.79%) Hadoop
9 172 (5.33%) Data Mining
10 170 (5.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 129 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
12 123 (3.81%) QlikView
13 117 (3.63%) NoSQL
14 98 (3.04%) MySQL
15 80 (2.48%) Apache Hive
16 74 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
17 72 (2.23%) MongoDB
18 61 (1.89%) RDBMS
19 56 (1.74%) Oracle Database
20 55 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 125 (3.87%) Git (software)
2 111 (3.44%) JIRA
3 48 (1.49%) ERwin
4 30 (0.93%) Selenium
5 28 (0.87%) Subversion
5 28 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 24 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 18 (0.56%) WebDriver
8 15 (0.46%) SoapUI
9 14 (0.43%) Bitbucket
9 14 (0.43%) JMeter
10 13 (0.40%) Jenkins
11 12 (0.37%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.34%) Fiddler
13 9 (0.28%) ER Studio
13 9 (0.28%) JUnit
13 9 (0.28%) LabVIEW
14 8 (0.25%) Axure RP
14 8 (0.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 7 (0.22%) Maven
General
1 906 (28.08%) Finance
2 257 (7.97%) Marketing
3 214 (6.63%) Banking
4 181 (5.61%) Retail
5 78 (2.42%) Legal
6 73 (2.26%) Financial Institution
6 73 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 66 (2.05%) Investment Banking
8 57 (1.77%) Advertising
9 55 (1.70%) Front Office
10 53 (1.64%) Manufacturing
11 51 (1.58%) Law
12 34 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
13 32 (0.99%) Games
14 30 (0.93%) Back Office
15 23 (0.71%) Electronics
16 21 (0.65%) Automotive
17 9 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
17 9 (0.28%) Military
17 9 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,338 (41.48%) Analyst
2 530 (16.43%) Data Analyst
3 510 (15.81%) Developer
4 352 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 235 (7.28%) Data Scientist
6 172 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 159 (4.93%) Consultant
8 158 (4.90%) SQL Analyst
9 136 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
10 134 (4.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 118 (3.66%) Architect
12 116 (3.60%) SQL Data Analyst
13 111 (3.44%) SQL Developer
14 105 (3.25%) Graduate
15 92 (2.85%) Software Engineer
16 87 (2.70%) Applications Support
17 86 (2.67%) Data Engineer
17 86 (2.67%) Support Analyst
18 74 (2.29%) Senior Developer
19 72 (2.23%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (4.40%) .NET
2 119 (3.69%) HTML
3 115 (3.56%) Pandas
4 105 (3.25%) NumPy
5 93 (2.88%) CSS
6 88 (2.73%) XML
7 78 (2.42%) SciPy
8 76 (2.36%) Web Services
9 67 (2.08%) scikit-learn
10 61 (1.89%) Natural Language Processing
11 56 (1.74%) Kafka
12 54 (1.67%) AngularJS
13 49 (1.52%) React
14 47 (1.46%) REST
15 46 (1.43%) TensorFlow
16 39 (1.21%) ASP.NET
17 34 (1.05%) Node.js
17 34 (1.05%) RESTful
18 33 (1.02%) HTML5
19 31 (0.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 889 (27.56%) Analytical Skills
2 338 (10.48%) Computer Science
3 259 (8.03%) Algorithms
4 191 (5.92%) Management Information System
5 152 (4.71%) Data Structures
6 116 (3.60%) User Experience
7 107 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
8 79 (2.45%) Fintech
9 72 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
10 57 (1.77%) Mobile App
11 51 (1.58%) Hedge funds
12 49 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
13 48 (1.49%) Equities
14 36 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 33 (1.02%) Derivative
16 31 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
17 28 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
18 26 (0.81%) Life Science
18 26 (0.81%) Reference Data
18 26 (0.81%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 193 (5.98%) Linux
2 169 (5.24%) Windows
3 134 (4.15%) Unix
4 32 (0.99%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.34%) Android
7 10 (0.31%) CentOS
7 10 (0.31%) Robot Operating System
8 8 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.093%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.093%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.093%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.062%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.062%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.031%) AIX
13 1 (0.031%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.031%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (22.69%) Analytics
2 721 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
3 653 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
4 620 (19.22%) Problem-Solving
5 512 (15.87%) Data Modelling
6 427 (13.24%) Data Science
7 414 (12.83%) Mathematics
8 405 (12.55%) Visualisation
9 400 (12.40%) Machine Learning
10 389 (12.06%) ETL
11 316 (9.80%) Business Analysis
12 288 (8.93%) Project Management
13 287 (8.90%) Data Analytics
14 280 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
15 269 (8.34%) Data Management
16 253 (7.84%) Statistics
17 229 (7.10%) Scrum
18 215 (6.66%) Data Visualisation
19 207 (6.42%) Decision-Making
20 197 (6.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,582 (49.04%) SQL
2 722 (22.38%) Python
3 360 (11.16%) R
4 336 (10.42%) Java
5 247 (7.66%) T-SQL
6 222 (6.88%) C++
7 220 (6.82%) C#
8 194 (6.01%) JavaScript
9 162 (5.02%) VBA
10 127 (3.94%) C
11 114 (3.53%) MATLAB
12 109 (3.38%) Scala
13 76 (2.36%) PL/SQL
14 64 (1.98%) PowerShell
15 57 (1.77%) Shell Script
16 55 (1.70%) VB
17 46 (1.43%) PHP
18 40 (1.24%) Perl
19 34 (1.05%) HiveQL
20 31 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 769 (23.84%) Degree
2 157 (4.87%) PhD
3 92 (2.85%) Numerate Degree
4 91 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 90 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 69 (2.14%) ISEB
7 46 (1.43%) SC Cleared
8 37 (1.15%) DV Cleared
9 35 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (0.74%) Master's Degree
11 20 (0.62%) CISA
12 19 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 18 (0.56%) PMI Certification
14 15 (0.46%) CISSP
14 15 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.40%) CISM
16 12 (0.37%) CCNA
16 12 (0.37%) IIBA
16 12 (0.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (7.72%) Data Quality
2 157 (4.87%) QA
3 65 (2.01%) PMO
4 48 (1.49%) GDPR
5 30 (0.93%) SLA
6 24 (0.74%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.46%) Solvency II
8 11 (0.34%) PSD2
8 11 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.28%) GCP
10 8 (0.25%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.22%) IFRS
11 7 (0.22%) IFRS 9
11 7 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.19%) GxP
13 5 (0.15%) MiFID
14 4 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
15 3 (0.093%) Actionable Recommendations
15 3 (0.093%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 3 (0.093%) P3O
System Software
1 82 (2.54%) Docker
2 62 (1.92%) HDFS
3 37 (1.15%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.40%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.28%) Firmware
6 9 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.15%) vSphere
7 5 (0.15%) XenApp
7 5 (0.15%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.12%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 3 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 23 (0.71%) Puppet
2 19 (0.59%) Nessus
3 18 (0.56%) Kibana
4 16 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 14 (0.43%) Kubernetes
5 14 (0.43%) Terraform
6 12 (0.37%) Ansible
7 11 (0.34%) WebInspect
8 10 (0.31%) FTK
8 10 (0.31%) OpenView
8 10 (0.31%) SCCM
9 9 (0.28%) EnCase
9 9 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.15%) CA Wily
12 5 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.15%) SCOM
12 5 (0.15%) ThinApp
12 5 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 541 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 335 (10.38%) Tableau
3 270 (8.37%) Oracle
4 114 (3.53%) SAP
5 98 (3.04%) Google
6 83 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
7 63 (1.95%) Cognos
8 47 (1.46%) Capita
9 44 (1.36%) Alteryx
9 44 (1.36%) IBM
10 38 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
11 31 (0.96%) ServiceNow
12 29 (0.90%) Informatica
12 29 (0.90%) Teradata
13 27 (0.84%) Cognizant
14 26 (0.81%) Cisco
15 25 (0.77%) Alias
15 25 (0.77%) Talend
16 24 (0.74%) Vermilion
17 23 (0.71%) Juniper