Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 212 193
Rank change year-on-year +35 -19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 3462 3087 3821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.92% 1.62% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.82% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2520 2507 3016
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,054 £26,650 £26,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%

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 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +31 3219 £45,250 +0.56% 257
UK excluding London +41 1862 £40,000 - 167
London +19 1559 £57,500 +15.00% 108
South East +10 484 £45,000 - 43
North of England +36 432 £39,000 +4.00% 43
Midlands +43 293 £40,000 +6.67% 21
East of England +5 257 £39,000 -2.50% 21
North West +13 255 £37,500 +4.17% 23
South West +34 207 £37,500 -6.25% 21
West Midlands +29 187 £40,000 +6.67% 13
Yorkshire +59 161 £40,000 - 16
Scotland +23 157 £45,000 -10.00% 12
East Midlands +30 106 £35,000 -1.75% 7
Wales -14 30 £37,725 +14.32% 5
North East +4 16 £36,391 -2.96% 4
Northern Ireland -27 4 £33,750 -32.50% 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 1517 (43.82%) SQL
2 1311 (37.87%) Finance
3 891 (25.74%) Analytical Skills
4 821 (23.71%) Degree
5 795 (22.96%) Business Intelligence
6 719 (20.77%) Analytics
7 652 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
8 573 (16.55%) Microsoft Excel
9 561 (16.20%) SQL Server
10 537 (15.51%) Banking
11 531 (15.34%) Business Analysis
12 529 (15.28%) Python
13 526 (15.19%) Data Modelling
14 523 (15.11%) Microsoft
15 487 (14.07%) Project Management
16 411 (11.87%) ETL
17 394 (11.38%) Data Warehouse
18 390 (11.27%) Asset Management
19 376 (10.86%) R
20 373 (10.77%) Visualisation
21 371 (10.72%) Mathematics
22 360 (10.40%) Data Management
23 347 (10.02%) Big Data
24 340 (9.82%) SDLC
25 339 (9.79%) Tableau
26 336 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
27 316 (9.13%) Investment Banking
28 307 (8.87%) Retail Banking
29 303 (8.75%) Marketing
30 298 (8.61%) 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
1 212 (6.12%) SAS
2 139 (4.02%) Apache Spark
3 71 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 46 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (0.75%) Apache
6 20 (0.58%) Confluence
7 18 (0.52%) Apache Pig
7 18 (0.52%) WordPress
8 17 (0.49%) IIS
9 14 (0.40%) CMS
10 8 (0.23%) JBoss
11 7 (0.20%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.20%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (0.20%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.17%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.17%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.087%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 573 (16.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 202 (5.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 182 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
4 119 (3.44%) MS Visio
5 83 (2.40%) SPSS
6 56 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
8 13 (0.38%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.12%) CPLEX
10 4 (0.12%) GNU Octave
10 4 (0.12%) Maple
11 2 (0.058%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.058%) Gephi
11 2 (0.058%) SPSS Modeler
12 1 (0.029%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.029%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.029%) Mingle
12 1 (0.029%) Simulink
12 1 (0.029%) Stata
Business Applications
1 76 (2.20%) Actimize
2 63 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 12 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 11 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.32%) Markit EDM
7 8 (0.23%) FastStats
7 8 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.23%) WebTrends
8 7 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
9 6 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
9 6 (0.17%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.14%) Raiser's Edge
10 5 (0.14%) SAP MDG
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.12%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 141 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (1.79%) SaaS
4 55 (1.59%) Google Analytics
5 39 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (0.75%) GitHub
7 22 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
8 20 (0.58%) Office 365
9 17 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (0.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 12 (0.35%) PaaS
13 11 (0.32%) IaaS
14 10 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
14 10 (0.29%) Google Tag Manager
15 8 (0.23%) Force.com
15 8 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
16 6 (0.17%) AdWords
16 6 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
17 5 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.13%) Internet
2 32 (0.92%) Intranet
3 30 (0.87%) Network Security
4 28 (0.81%) DNS
5 21 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 20 (0.58%) Firewall
7 19 (0.55%) VPN
8 17 (0.49%) DHCP
9 13 (0.38%) HTTP
9 13 (0.38%) SMS
10 12 (0.35%) 802.11
11 9 (0.26%) VoIP
11 9 (0.26%) Wireshark
12 7 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.20%) MPLS
13 6 (0.17%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.17%) InfiniBand
13 6 (0.17%) Software-Defined Networking
13 6 (0.17%) SSL
14 5 (0.14%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 561 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 394 (11.38%) Data Warehouse
3 347 (10.02%) Big Data
4 296 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 245 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 198 (5.72%) Power BI
7 174 (5.03%) QlikView
8 157 (4.53%) Relational Database
9 152 (4.39%) Data Mining
10 149 (4.30%) Hadoop
11 113 (3.26%) MySQL
11 113 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 96 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 94 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
14 88 (2.54%) NoSQL
15 66 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
16 58 (1.68%) Oracle Database
17 50 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
18 46 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
19 45 (1.30%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 99 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 97 (2.80%) JIRA
3 66 (1.91%) Visual Studio
4 46 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 43 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 41 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
7 30 (0.87%) LabVIEW
7 30 (0.87%) MagicDraw
8 29 (0.84%) XMLSpy
9 28 (0.81%) ERwin
10 27 (0.78%) Toad
11 26 (0.75%) Jenkins
12 22 (0.64%) Selenium
13 15 (0.43%) WebDriver
14 13 (0.38%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.32%) LSMW
15 11 (0.32%) Subversion
16 10 (0.29%) Axure RP
16 10 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 10 (0.29%) JUnit
General
1 1311 (37.87%) Finance
2 537 (15.51%) Banking
3 316 (9.13%) Investment Banking
4 307 (8.87%) Retail Banking
5 303 (8.75%) Marketing
6 173 (5.00%) Retail
7 138 (3.99%) Telecoms
8 82 (2.37%) Legal
9 80 (2.31%) Manufacturing
10 63 (1.82%) Games
11 56 (1.62%) Financial Institution
12 52 (1.50%) Back Office
13 51 (1.47%) Front Office
14 45 (1.30%) Advertising
15 40 (1.16%) Electronics
16 28 (0.81%) Aerospace
17 27 (0.78%) Billing
17 27 (0.78%) Law
18 24 (0.69%) Private Banking
19 21 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1667 (48.15%) Analyst
2 595 (17.19%) Business Analyst
3 578 (16.70%) Data Analyst
4 492 (14.21%) Developer
5 209 (6.04%) SQL Analyst
6 195 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
7 182 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 163 (4.71%) Data Scientist
9 139 (4.02%) SQL Data Analyst
10 137 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 123 (3.55%) Consultant
12 118 (3.41%) Financial Analyst
13 113 (3.26%) Architect
14 105 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 97 (2.80%) IT Analyst
16 87 (2.51%) Business IT Analyst
16 87 (2.51%) Systems Analyst
17 85 (2.46%) IT Business Analyst
18 75 (2.17%) Graduate
19 73 (2.11%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (5.55%) HTML
2 148 (4.27%) .NET
3 140 (4.04%) XML
4 130 (3.76%) CSS
5 122 (3.52%) Web Services
6 65 (1.88%) jQuery
7 55 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 55 (1.59%) HTML5
8 43 (1.24%) REST
9 40 (1.16%) AngularJS
10 39 (1.13%) Natural Language Processing
11 38 (1.10%) Node.js
12 37 (1.07%) XML Schema
13 36 (1.04%) D3.js
13 36 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
13 36 (1.04%) JSON
14 35 (1.01%) FpML
15 31 (0.90%) TensorFlow
16 30 (0.87%) Django
17 24 (0.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 891 (25.74%) Analytical Skills
2 287 (8.29%) Computer Science
3 227 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 174 (5.03%) Algorithms
5 157 (4.53%) User Experience
6 134 (3.87%) Data Structures
7 121 (3.50%) Equities
8 109 (3.15%) Fixed Income
9 86 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
10 74 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 73 (2.11%) Reference Data
12 48 (1.39%) Mobile App
13 37 (1.07%) Social Media
14 34 (0.98%) Fintech
15 33 (0.95%) Derivative
16 32 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
16 32 (0.92%) Virtual Team
17 30 (0.87%) FMCG
18 28 (0.81%) Credit Risk
19 23 (0.66%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 189 (5.46%) Linux
2 173 (5.00%) Windows
3 81 (2.34%) Unix
4 21 (0.61%) Windows 10
4 21 (0.61%) Windows 7
5 18 (0.52%) Windows 8
6 13 (0.38%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.32%) Windows Vista
8 9 (0.26%) Android
9 8 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.20%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.17%) CentOS
11 6 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.14%) Solaris
13 4 (0.12%) VMS
14 3 (0.087%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.058%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 795 (22.96%) Business Intelligence
2 719 (20.77%) Analytics
3 652 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
4 531 (15.34%) Business Analysis
5 526 (15.19%) Data Modelling
6 487 (14.07%) Project Management
7 411 (11.87%) ETL
8 390 (11.27%) Asset Management
9 373 (10.77%) Visualisation
10 371 (10.72%) Mathematics
11 360 (10.40%) Data Management
12 340 (9.82%) SDLC
13 336 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 298 (8.61%) Data Analytics
15 289 (8.35%) Wealth Management
16 270 (7.80%) CRM
17 256 (7.39%) Machine Learning
18 238 (6.87%) Migration
19 231 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
20 217 (6.27%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1517 (43.82%) SQL
2 529 (15.28%) Python
3 376 (10.86%) R
4 239 (6.90%) Java
5 232 (6.70%) T-SQL
6 217 (6.27%) JavaScript
7 187 (5.40%) C#
8 171 (4.94%) VBA
9 160 (4.62%) C++
10 111 (3.21%) MATLAB
11 108 (3.12%) C
12 101 (2.92%) PL/SQL
13 70 (2.02%) PHP
14 61 (1.76%) Scala
15 60 (1.73%) PowerShell
16 57 (1.65%) VB
17 54 (1.56%) Perl
18 33 (0.95%) Bash Shell
19 29 (0.84%) Ruby
20 17 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 821 (23.71%) Degree
2 141 (4.07%) PhD
3 109 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 82 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 71 (2.05%) Numerate Degree
6 70 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 39 (1.13%) Master's Degree
8 38 (1.10%) ISEB
9 35 (1.01%) DV Cleared
10 27 (0.78%) CISSP
10 27 (0.78%) PMI Certification
11 23 (0.66%) ISTQB
11 23 (0.66%) MBA
12 17 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 16 (0.46%) CISA
14 15 (0.43%) CISM
14 15 (0.43%) CITP
15 14 (0.40%) GCIH
15 14 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 267 (7.71%) Data Quality
2 214 (6.18%) QA
3 75 (2.17%) PMO
4 70 (2.02%) GDPR
5 68 (1.96%) SLA
6 49 (1.42%) MiFID
7 44 (1.27%) EMIR
8 40 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
9 38 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 37 (1.07%) ISO 20022
11 28 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 20 (0.58%) ISO 9001
13 12 (0.35%) IFRS
13 12 (0.35%) IFRS 9
14 10 (0.29%) PCI DSS
15 8 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
16 4 (0.12%) SEPA
16 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
17 3 (0.087%) ISO 15022
18 2 (0.058%) AIFMD
System Software
1 38 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 25 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.35%) Docker
4 8 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (0.23%) VMware NSX
5 7 (0.20%) Firmware
5 7 (0.20%) HDFS
6 6 (0.17%) Ceph
6 6 (0.17%) GPFS
6 6 (0.17%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 4 (0.12%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.12%) vSphere
8 3 (0.087%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.058%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (0.69%) SCCM
2 22 (0.64%) Ansible
3 18 (0.52%) Puppet
4 13 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.32%) Grafana
5 11 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (0.23%) vRealize
7 6 (0.17%) Icinga
7 6 (0.17%) Kibana
7 6 (0.17%) Oozie
7 6 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (0.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (0.14%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.087%) Oracle EDQ
10 2 (0.058%) Mesos
11 1 (0.029%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.029%) John the Ripper
11 1 (0.029%) Marathon
11 1 (0.029%) Piwik
Vendors
1 523 (15.11%) Microsoft
2 339 (9.79%) Tableau
3 252 (7.28%) Oracle
4 136 (3.93%) Google
5 117 (3.38%) SAP
6 76 (2.20%) Cognos
6 76 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 50 (1.44%) Informatica
8 43 (1.24%) MicroStrategy
9 42 (1.21%) Adobe
10 41 (1.18%) Talend
11 39 (1.13%) Teradata
12 33 (0.95%) Sybase
12 33 (0.95%) VMware
13 30 (0.87%) Cloudera
14 25 (0.72%) Alteryx
15 23 (0.66%) IBM
16 22 (0.64%) Capita
16 22 (0.64%) Hyperion
17 21 (0.61%) ServiceNow