Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 190 217
Rank change year-on-year +13 +27 -19
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 2,878 3,198 2,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.92% 1.83% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.99% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,217 2,502 2,246
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £86,750 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.51%

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 137,171 160,827 160,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.83% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 108,142 130,549 132,251
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +21 2,715 £50,000 +11.11% 509
UK excluding London +2 1,636 £42,500 +6.25% 356
London +1 1,199 £60,000 +9.09% 184
South East +7 457 £45,000 - 80
North of England +21 412 £42,500 +8.97% 94
North West +39 267 £45,000 +18.42% 56
Midlands +59 251 £35,000 -14.63% 60
East of England +30 210 £48,886 +22.22% 47
South West +21 194 £45,000 +12.50% 42
West Midlands +55 174 £29,500 -28.92% 39
Yorkshire -3 109 £40,000 - 32
Scotland -37 97 £40,000 -5.88% 26
East Midlands +28 76 £38,750 -1.90% 21
North East +31 36 £45,000 - 6
Wales -13 13 £48,750 +39.29% 6
Northern Ireland -9 8 - - 2
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 1,299 (45.14%) SQL
2 908 (31.55%) Analytics
3 804 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
4 742 (25.78%) Analytical Skills
5 716 (24.88%) Python
6 659 (22.90%) Degree
7 656 (22.79%) Finance
8 633 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
9 586 (20.36%) Problem-Solving
10 560 (19.46%) Data Science
11 537 (18.66%) Big Data
12 525 (18.24%) Mathematics
13 513 (17.82%) Visualisation
14 463 (16.09%) Microsoft Excel
15 451 (15.67%) Microsoft
16 447 (15.53%) Data Modelling
17 440 (15.29%) Machine Learning
18 431 (14.98%) ETL
19 429 (14.91%) SQL Server
20 405 (14.07%) R
21 396 (13.76%) Java
22 388 (13.48%) Data Warehouse
23 363 (12.61%) Algorithms
24 321 (11.15%) Software Engineering
25 317 (11.01%) Tableau
26 307 (10.67%) Data Quality
27 305 (10.60%) Project Management
28 300 (10.42%) Data Analytics
29 288 (10.01%) Hadoop
30 286 (9.94%) Power BI

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
1 252 (8.76%) Apache Spark
2 117 (4.07%) SAS
3 70 (2.43%) Apache
4 44 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 35 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 19 (0.66%) CMS
7 19 (0.66%) GlassFish
8 15 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (0.49%) OpenStack
10 13 (0.45%) Apache Pig
10 13 (0.45%) IIS
11 11 (0.38%) WordPress
12 9 (0.31%) Jupyter
12 9 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.28%) Confluence
13 8 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.24%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.21%) Drupal
16 5 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 463 (16.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 163 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
3 104 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 54 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
6 26 (0.90%) GNU Octave
7 20 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
8 18 (0.63%) SPSS
9 16 (0.56%) Photoshop
10 10 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.28%) Stata
12 7 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.21%) InVision
14 3 (0.10%) Simulink
15 1 (0.035%) SPSS Modeler
15 1 (0.035%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (0.73%) SAP ERP
2 16 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.35%) FastStats
3 10 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
5 8 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.21%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.17%) Actimize
7 5 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.14%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.10%) Magento
9 3 (0.10%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.10%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 188 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 166 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (2.08%) GitHub
4 57 (1.98%) Google Analytics
5 43 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 39 (1.36%) Azure Data Factory
8 38 (1.32%) SaaS
9 34 (1.18%) Office 365
10 24 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
11 16 (0.56%) PaaS
12 13 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
13 12 (0.42%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 9 (0.31%) Boomi
15 9 (0.31%) IaaS
15 9 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
16 8 (0.28%) Serverless
17 6 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 92 (3.20%) Internet
2 19 (0.66%) Wireless
3 16 (0.56%) Broadband
4 14 (0.49%) HTTP
5 11 (0.38%) Intranet
6 10 (0.35%) LAN
7 8 (0.28%) Network Security
7 8 (0.28%) VPN
8 7 (0.24%) Firewall
8 7 (0.24%) SSL
9 6 (0.21%) BGP
9 6 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.21%) DNS
9 6 (0.21%) EIGRP
9 6 (0.21%) FCoE
9 6 (0.21%) IPsec
9 6 (0.21%) iSCSI
9 6 (0.21%) MPLS
9 6 (0.21%) OSPF
9 6 (0.21%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 537 (18.66%) Big Data
2 429 (14.91%) SQL Server
3 388 (13.48%) Data Warehouse
4 288 (10.01%) Hadoop
5 286 (9.94%) Power BI
6 224 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 223 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 189 (6.57%) QlikView
9 173 (6.01%) Relational Database
10 153 (5.32%) Data Mining
11 147 (5.11%) NoSQL
12 127 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 120 (4.17%) Apache Hive
14 88 (3.06%) MongoDB
15 86 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
16 75 (2.61%) MySQL
17 59 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
18 54 (1.88%) HBase
19 53 (1.84%) Data Lake
20 52 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 143 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 95 (3.30%) JIRA
3 58 (2.02%) Subversion
4 36 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 34 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 21 (0.73%) Mercurial
7 18 (0.63%) Toad
8 17 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.35%) AdminStudio
9 10 (0.35%) MSI
9 10 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 9 (0.31%) Selenium
11 8 (0.28%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (0.24%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.24%) ERwin
12 7 (0.24%) Maven
12 7 (0.24%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.21%) webpack
14 5 (0.17%) ER Studio
General
1 656 (22.79%) Finance
2 226 (7.85%) Banking
3 199 (6.91%) Marketing
4 179 (6.22%) Retail
5 153 (5.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 142 (4.93%) Telecoms
7 99 (3.44%) Investment Banking
8 78 (2.71%) Manufacturing
9 61 (2.12%) Legal
10 58 (2.02%) Automotive
11 51 (1.77%) Law
12 43 (1.49%) Games
13 37 (1.29%) Advertising
14 34 (1.18%) Electronics
15 29 (1.01%) Financial Institution
15 29 (1.01%) Publishing
16 28 (0.97%) Front Office
17 22 (0.76%) Billing
18 20 (0.69%) Back Office
19 16 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,033 (35.89%) Analyst
2 481 (16.71%) Developer
3 431 (14.98%) Data Analyst
4 274 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 242 (8.41%) Data Scientist
6 166 (5.77%) Consultant
7 153 (5.32%) Data Engineer
8 141 (4.90%) Architect
9 139 (4.83%) SQL Analyst
10 113 (3.93%) Data Architect
11 107 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
12 101 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 90 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 88 (3.06%) Software Developer
15 85 (2.95%) Software Engineer
16 83 (2.88%) Project Manager
17 76 (2.64%) SQL Data Analyst
18 71 (2.47%) Data Manager
19 66 (2.29%) Senior Developer
20 63 (2.19%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (4.73%) .NET
2 126 (4.38%) HTML
3 122 (4.24%) Web Services
4 110 (3.82%) CSS
5 97 (3.37%) Kafka
6 77 (2.68%) JSON
7 68 (2.36%) XML
8 65 (2.26%) Natural Language Processing
9 53 (1.84%) Spark Streaming
10 50 (1.74%) Pandas
11 41 (1.42%) HTML5
11 41 (1.42%) scikit-learn
12 40 (1.39%) AngularJS
13 39 (1.36%) SciPy
14 37 (1.29%) React
15 36 (1.25%) TensorFlow
16 34 (1.18%) REST
17 33 (1.15%) NumPy
18 28 (0.97%) CSS3
19 24 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 742 (25.78%) Analytical Skills
2 363 (12.61%) Algorithms
3 162 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 131 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 109 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
6 81 (2.81%) User Experience
7 69 (2.40%) Fintech
8 52 (1.81%) Internet of Things
9 50 (1.74%) Social Media
10 43 (1.49%) Reinsurance
11 37 (1.29%) Market Risk
11 37 (1.29%) PMI
11 37 (1.29%) Reference Data
12 35 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
14 29 (1.01%) Data Centre
14 29 (1.01%) e-Learning
15 28 (0.97%) Credit Risk
16 25 (0.87%) Life Science
16 25 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 141 (4.90%) Windows
2 138 (4.79%) Linux
3 128 (4.45%) Unix
4 44 (1.53%) Android
5 43 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 39 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.45%) Windows XP
10 11 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.17%) DC/OS
14 5 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.17%) zOS
15 4 (0.14%) Solaris
16 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 908 (31.55%) Analytics
2 804 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 633 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
4 586 (20.36%) Problem-Solving
5 560 (19.46%) Data Science
6 525 (18.24%) Mathematics
7 513 (17.82%) Visualisation
8 447 (15.53%) Data Modelling
9 440 (15.29%) Machine Learning
10 431 (14.98%) ETL
11 321 (11.15%) Software Engineering
12 305 (10.60%) Project Management
13 300 (10.42%) Data Analytics
14 285 (9.90%) Business Analysis
14 285 (9.90%) Data Visualisation
15 281 (9.76%) Computer Science
16 241 (8.37%) Artificial Intelligence
17 239 (8.30%) Data Management
18 228 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
19 203 (7.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,299 (45.14%) SQL
2 716 (24.88%) Python
3 405 (14.07%) R
4 396 (13.76%) Java
5 272 (9.45%) C++
6 253 (8.79%) C#
7 193 (6.71%) T-SQL
8 189 (6.57%) C
9 183 (6.36%) JavaScript
10 181 (6.29%) MATLAB
11 160 (5.56%) Scala
12 125 (4.34%) VBA
13 96 (3.34%) PL/SQL
14 50 (1.74%) VB
15 48 (1.67%) PHP
16 42 (1.46%) Shell Script
17 36 (1.25%) PowerShell
18 21 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 20 (0.69%) Apple Swift
19 20 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 659 (22.90%) Degree
2 231 (8.03%) PhD
3 188 (6.53%) Security Cleared
4 102 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 74 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 67 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
7 52 (1.81%) DV Cleared
8 44 (1.53%) Master's Degree
9 39 (1.36%) PMI Certification
10 32 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (0.94%) ISEB
11 27 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.76%) CCNA
12 22 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.69%) ISTQB
14 17 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
15 15 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (0.45%) JNCIA
17 10 (0.35%) CCNP
17 10 (0.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (10.67%) Data Quality
2 149 (5.18%) QA
3 83 (2.88%) GDPR
4 39 (1.36%) PMO
5 32 (1.11%) SLA
6 12 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
7 9 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.31%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.14%) Basel III
8 4 (0.14%) ISO 20022
9 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.069%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.069%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.035%) AQAP
11 1 (0.035%) COBIT
11 1 (0.035%) COSHH
11 1 (0.035%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.035%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (2.12%) HDFS
2 48 (1.67%) Docker
3 35 (1.22%) Apache Flume
4 33 (1.15%) Active Directory
5 24 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.17%) Lustre
8 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.035%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 61 (2.12%) Oozie
2 31 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.90%) Kubernetes
4 20 (0.69%) SCCM
5 14 (0.49%) WSUS
6 8 (0.28%) Ansible
7 7 (0.24%) Terraform
8 6 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (0.21%) Mesos
8 6 (0.21%) Puppet
9 5 (0.17%) Marathon
9 5 (0.17%) SCOM
10 4 (0.14%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.14%) Control-M
10 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.14%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.10%) Ambari
Vendors
1 451 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 317 (11.01%) Tableau
3 259 (9.00%) Oracle
4 140 (4.86%) SAP
5 103 (3.58%) Google
6 67 (2.33%) Informatica
7 56 (1.95%) Hortonworks
8 50 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 47 (1.63%) IBM
10 46 (1.60%) Alteryx
10 46 (1.60%) Cloudera
11 38 (1.32%) Cognos
12 32 (1.11%) CA Agile Central
13 31 (1.08%) Talend
14 30 (1.04%) VMware
15 27 (0.94%) Adobe
15 27 (0.94%) ServiceNow
16 25 (0.87%) Teradata
17 21 (0.73%) Cognizant
18 19 (0.66%) MuleSoft