Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 185 197
Rank change year-on-year +15 +12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 2,918 3,287 3,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.02% 1.88% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.05% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,145 2,631 2,335
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,693 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 132,973 160,462 159,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.04% 91.96% 91.76%
Number of salaries quoted 104,394 128,922 129,810
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +11 2,699 £50,000 +5.26% 148
UK excluding London +6 1,677 £40,000 -5.88% 101
London +4 1,170 £58,021 +5.49% 56
South East +5 538 £40,000 -15.79% 34
North of England -8 358 £40,000 - 19
South West +43 240 £40,000 - 10
North West +15 238 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Midlands +30 221 £40,000 - 14
East of England +76 167 £47,500 +26.67% 16
West Midlands +25 151 £40,000 -3.50% 10
Scotland -7 125 £38,500 -9.41% 6
Yorkshire -24 102 £38,000 -11.63% 12
East Midlands +43 68 £36,500 -7.59% 4
Wales +8 25 £30,000 -17.24% 1
North East +27 18 £44,669 -2.89% 1
Northern Ireland -43 3 £31,500 +22.33% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1,223 (41.91%) SQL
2 905 (31.01%) Analytical Skills
3 842 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
4 823 (28.20%) Analytics
5 686 (23.51%) Python
6 650 (22.28%) Degree
7 649 (22.24%) Business Intelligence
8 628 (21.52%) Data Science
9 618 (21.18%) Finance
10 560 (19.19%) Problem-Solving
11 529 (18.13%) Mathematics
12 474 (16.24%) Microsoft
13 467 (16.00%) SQL Server
14 459 (15.73%) Microsoft Excel
15 441 (15.11%) R
16 433 (14.84%) Visualisation
17 432 (14.80%) Data Modelling
18 429 (14.70%) Machine Learning
19 381 (13.06%) Big Data
20 353 (12.10%) Data Warehouse
21 336 (11.51%) Hadoop
22 335 (11.48%) Java
23 333 (11.41%) ETL
24 325 (11.14%) Software Engineering
25 322 (11.03%) Algorithms
26 304 (10.42%) Power BI
26 304 (10.42%) Power Platform
27 301 (10.32%) Data Analytics
28 300 (10.28%) Project Management
29 298 (10.21%) Oracle

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
1 201 (6.89%) Apache Spark
2 76 (2.60%) SAS
3 74 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 37 (1.27%) Apache
5 29 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
6 28 (0.96%) Apache Pig
7 25 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (0.55%) OpenStack
9 15 (0.51%) Confluence
10 10 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.31%) IIS
12 8 (0.27%) Jupyter
13 7 (0.24%) CMS
14 5 (0.17%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.14%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.10%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.10%) Moodle
16 3 (0.10%) WebSphere
17 2 (0.069%) WordPress
Applications
1 459 (15.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 229 (7.85%) Microsoft Office
3 119 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 62 (2.12%) MS Visio
5 29 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.51%) SPSS
7 13 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
8 12 (0.41%) GNU Octave
9 9 (0.31%) Stata
10 7 (0.24%) Sketch
11 6 (0.21%) InVision
12 5 (0.17%) SPSS Modeler
13 4 (0.14%) Weka
14 3 (0.10%) Simulink
15 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
15 1 (0.034%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.034%) Mathematica
15 1 (0.034%) MicroStation
15 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.55%) SAP ERP
3 14 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.34%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.31%) Markit EDM
6 7 (0.24%) thinkFolio
7 6 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.21%) Workfront
8 5 (0.17%) FastStats
8 5 (0.17%) Magento
8 5 (0.17%) Sprinklr
9 4 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.10%) iTrent
10 3 (0.10%) Lorenzo
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.10%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.069%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.069%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 304 (10.42%) Power Platform
2 264 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 212 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
4 75 (2.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 69 (2.36%) SaaS
6 65 (2.23%) Office 365
7 57 (1.95%) Google Analytics
8 47 (1.61%) GitHub
9 38 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (0.93%) PaaS
11 24 (0.82%) Serverless
12 22 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
12 22 (0.75%) Amazon S3
13 20 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
14 17 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
15 16 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
16 15 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
17 12 (0.41%) AdWords
18 9 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
18 9 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.06%) Broadband
2 54 (1.85%) Internet
3 35 (1.20%) Firewall
4 20 (0.69%) Network Security
5 19 (0.65%) FTP
6 15 (0.51%) Intranet
7 13 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.45%) VPN
8 12 (0.41%) HTTP
9 9 (0.31%) SMS
10 7 (0.24%) DNS
10 7 (0.24%) Wireless
11 6 (0.21%) DHCP
11 6 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.21%) SAN
11 6 (0.21%) VoIP
12 5 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.17%) LAN
12 5 (0.17%) NAS
12 5 (0.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 381 (13.06%) Big Data
3 353 (12.10%) Data Warehouse
4 336 (11.51%) Hadoop
5 304 (10.42%) Power BI
6 239 (8.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 222 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 163 (5.59%) Relational Database
9 151 (5.17%) Data Mining
10 135 (4.63%) QlikView
11 104 (3.56%) Apache Hive
12 99 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 93 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
14 80 (2.74%) NoSQL
15 73 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
16 55 (1.88%) MySQL
17 54 (1.85%) MongoDB
18 51 (1.75%) Oracle Database
19 50 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
19 50 (1.71%) HBase
Development Applications
1 119 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 60 (2.06%) JIRA
3 39 (1.34%) Jenkins
4 36 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 24 (0.82%) Subversion
6 23 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (0.69%) Mercurial
8 18 (0.62%) ERwin
9 15 (0.51%) ER Studio
10 14 (0.48%) Bitbucket
11 13 (0.45%) PowerDesigner
12 12 (0.41%) Maven
12 12 (0.41%) Toad
13 9 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (0.31%) Visual Website Optimizer
14 8 (0.27%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.24%) Bitbucket Server
15 7 (0.24%) git-flow
15 7 (0.24%) Hudson
15 7 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 618 (21.18%) Finance
2 271 (9.29%) Banking
3 228 (7.81%) Marketing
4 212 (7.27%) Retail
5 125 (4.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 109 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 97 (3.32%) Manufacturing
8 89 (3.05%) Legal
9 43 (1.47%) Automotive
10 42 (1.44%) Investment Banking
11 38 (1.30%) Games
12 36 (1.23%) Electronics
13 26 (0.89%) Advertising
14 25 (0.86%) Front Office
15 24 (0.82%) Billing
16 23 (0.79%) Financial Institution
17 21 (0.72%) Law
18 20 (0.69%) Local Government
18 20 (0.69%) Publishing
19 12 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 915 (31.36%) Analyst
2 463 (15.87%) Developer
3 372 (12.75%) Data Analyst
4 226 (7.75%) Data Scientist
5 212 (7.27%) Business Analyst
6 154 (5.28%) Consultant
7 121 (4.15%) Data Engineer
8 115 (3.94%) Software Engineer
9 110 (3.77%) SQL Developer
10 108 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 102 (3.50%) Project Manager
11 102 (3.50%) Software Developer
12 101 (3.46%) SQL Analyst
13 97 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
14 94 (3.22%) Architect
15 75 (2.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 72 (2.47%) Junior
17 71 (2.43%) Applications Support
18 69 (2.36%) Data Manager
18 69 (2.36%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (4.83%) .NET
2 90 (3.08%) Web Services
3 76 (2.60%) XML
4 70 (2.40%) Kafka
5 54 (1.85%) HTML
6 52 (1.78%) CSS
7 51 (1.75%) Pandas
8 47 (1.61%) SciPy
9 44 (1.51%) JSON
10 40 (1.37%) scikit-learn
11 33 (1.13%) NumPy
12 32 (1.10%) Natural Language Processing
13 31 (1.06%) AngularJS
14 30 (1.03%) ASP.NET
14 30 (1.03%) TensorFlow
15 28 (0.96%) REST
16 26 (0.89%) D3.js
16 26 (0.89%) React
17 23 (0.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 23 (0.79%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 905 (31.01%) Analytical Skills
2 322 (11.03%) Algorithms
3 186 (6.37%) Management Information System
4 126 (4.32%) User Experience
5 124 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
6 106 (3.63%) Data Structures
7 62 (2.12%) PMI
8 41 (1.41%) Robotics
9 40 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
10 38 (1.30%) Social Media
11 30 (1.03%) Driving Licence
12 24 (0.82%) Virtual Team
13 23 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 23 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
14 22 (0.75%) Data Centre
14 22 (0.75%) Life Science
14 22 (0.75%) Mobile App
15 20 (0.69%) Internet of Things
16 18 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 167 (5.72%) Windows
2 162 (5.55%) Linux
3 108 (3.70%) Unix
4 34 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 26 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 20 (0.69%) Android
7 10 (0.34%) CentOS
7 10 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.27%) Solaris
10 5 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
10 5 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.17%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.14%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.034%) Debian
12 1 (0.034%) SUSE
12 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 842 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
2 823 (28.20%) Analytics
3 649 (22.24%) Business Intelligence
4 628 (21.52%) Data Science
5 560 (19.19%) Problem-Solving
6 529 (18.13%) Mathematics
7 433 (14.84%) Visualisation
8 432 (14.80%) Data Modelling
9 429 (14.70%) Machine Learning
10 333 (11.41%) ETL
11 325 (11.14%) Software Engineering
12 301 (10.32%) Data Analytics
13 300 (10.28%) Project Management
14 278 (9.53%) Computer Science
15 261 (8.94%) Data Management
16 242 (8.29%) Data Visualisation
17 241 (8.26%) Decision-Making
18 220 (7.54%) Scrum
19 214 (7.33%) SDLC
20 199 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,223 (41.91%) SQL
2 686 (23.51%) Python
3 441 (15.11%) R
4 335 (11.48%) Java
5 215 (7.37%) C#
6 211 (7.23%) C
7 210 (7.20%) T-SQL
8 191 (6.55%) C++
9 169 (5.79%) Scala
10 158 (5.41%) MATLAB
11 133 (4.56%) JavaScript
12 129 (4.42%) VBA
13 90 (3.08%) PL/SQL
14 47 (1.61%) VB
15 40 (1.37%) PowerShell
16 38 (1.30%) Shell Script
17 34 (1.17%) Perl
18 31 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 30 (1.03%) Bash Shell
20 22 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 650 (22.28%) Degree
2 198 (6.79%) PhD
3 165 (5.65%) Security Cleared
4 91 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 75 (2.57%) PMI Certification
6 67 (2.30%) Numerate Degree
7 48 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 44 (1.51%) PMP
9 43 (1.47%) Master's Degree
10 31 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 25 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (0.69%) CCNA
13 20 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (0.62%) DV Cleared
15 13 (0.45%) ISEB
16 11 (0.38%) CISSP
16 11 (0.38%) MBA
17 10 (0.34%) MCSA
18 9 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (9.01%) Data Quality
2 127 (4.35%) QA
3 117 (4.01%) GDPR
4 66 (2.26%) SLA
5 41 (1.41%) PMO
6 27 (0.93%) ISO 9001
7 22 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.38%) Solvency II
9 10 (0.34%) Basel III
10 7 (0.24%) ISO 20022
11 5 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
11 5 (0.17%) NIST
12 4 (0.14%) EFQM
12 4 (0.14%) NEBOSH
12 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.069%) COBIT
13 2 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.069%) IFRS
13 2 (0.069%) MiFID
System Software
1 85 (2.91%) Docker
2 38 (1.30%) HDFS
3 36 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 33 (1.13%) Apache Flume
5 23 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.17%) Firmware
8 5 (0.17%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (0.14%) NFS
9 4 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.14%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 38 (1.30%) Kubernetes
2 36 (1.23%) Oozie
3 30 (1.03%) Ansible
4 26 (0.89%) Terraform
5 22 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.55%) SCCM
7 15 (0.51%) Puppet
8 11 (0.38%) WSUS
9 10 (0.34%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.27%) Control-M
10 8 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (0.27%) SCOM
11 7 (0.24%) SCOrch
11 7 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.24%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.21%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.21%) Mesos
12 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 474 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 298 (10.21%) Oracle
3 284 (9.73%) Tableau
4 152 (5.21%) SAP
5 128 (4.39%) Google
6 80 (2.74%) Informatica
7 56 (1.92%) IBM
7 56 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
8 48 (1.64%) Cloudera
8 48 (1.64%) ServiceNow
9 46 (1.58%) Teradata
10 36 (1.23%) Cognos
11 31 (1.06%) Adobe
12 23 (0.79%) Hortonworks
12 23 (0.79%) Splunk
12 23 (0.79%) VMware
13 22 (0.75%) Talend
14 19 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
15 18 (0.62%) Remedy
16 17 (0.58%) Alteryx