Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 207 193 191
Rank change year-on-year -14 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 826 2,460 3,028
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.67% 1.81% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.96% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 746 2,047 2,542
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 45,731 125,361 150,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.42% 92.21% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 37,669 98,831 119,518
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in the UK

Data Analysis
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis.

Salary trend for Data Analysis in the UK

Data Analysis
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analysis over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Analysis in the UK

Data Analysis
Top 18 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 27 October 2020. 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 -16 754 £52,500 +5.00% 153
London +5 408 £62,500 +8.70% 60
UK excluding London -17 386 £47,500 +5.56% 98
South East +10 111 £51,000 +13.33% 19
North of England +45 98 £50,000 +25.00% 20
Work from Home +18 87 £47,500 -20.83% 35
Midlands +11 59 £42,500 - 21
South West +15 54 £41,817 -7.07% 16
North West +40 49 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Yorkshire +81 38 £40,000 +14.29% 11
West Midlands -1 30 £42,500 -5.56% 13
East Midlands +56 29 £47,500 +25.83% 7
Scotland +15 26 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East of England +26 19 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Wales +44 17 £49,871 +66.24% 2
North East +25 11 £47,500 +48.44% 1
Channel Islands - 3 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland +1 1 £52,500 -34.38%

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 404 (48.91%) SQL
2 252 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
3 251 (30.39%) Finance
4 226 (27.36%) Analytics
5 217 (26.27%) Python
6 191 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
6 191 (23.12%) Analytical Skills
7 155 (18.77%) Microsoft Excel
8 151 (18.28%) Power BI
8 151 (18.28%) Power Platform
9 143 (17.31%) Microsoft
10 139 (16.83%) Data Modelling
11 138 (16.71%) Degree
12 137 (16.59%) Azure
13 130 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
14 129 (15.62%) SQL Server
15 124 (15.01%) Visualisation
16 120 (14.53%) ETL
17 118 (14.29%) AWS
18 101 (12.23%) Data Warehouse
19 96 (11.62%) Tableau
20 89 (10.77%) Business Analysis
21 84 (10.17%) Data Quality
22 80 (9.69%) Migration
22 80 (9.69%) Data Science
23 78 (9.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 78 (9.44%) Machine Learning
23 78 (9.44%) R
24 75 (9.08%) Oracle
25 73 (8.84%) Big Data

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 43 (5.21%) Apache Spark
2 21 (2.54%) CMS
3 19 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (1.82%) SAS
5 13 (1.57%) Confluence
6 12 (1.45%) Apache
7 11 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.09%) Jupyter
9 7 (0.85%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.12%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.12%) Liferay
13 1 (0.12%) nginx
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 155 (18.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.61%) SPSS
7 4 (0.48%) Figma
7 4 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.24%) OrCAD
9 2 (0.24%) Stata
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.12%) InVision
10 1 (0.12%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.12%) Simulink
10 1 (0.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (1.21%) SAP Business One
2 9 (1.09%) SAP ERP
3 8 (0.97%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.73%) Sentinel
5 5 (0.61%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.61%) PolarLake
6 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.48%) Magento
6 4 (0.48%) Maximo
7 3 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.36%) Shopify
8 2 (0.24%) FastStats
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.24%) SAP MDG
8 2 (0.24%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 151 (18.28%) Power Platform
2 137 (16.59%) Azure
3 118 (14.29%) AWS
4 35 (4.24%) Azure Data Factory
5 30 (3.63%) GCP
5 30 (3.63%) Office 365
6 29 (3.51%) Google Analytics
7 26 (3.15%) IaaS
8 25 (3.03%) Serverless
9 17 (2.06%) Amazon S3
10 16 (1.94%) SaaS
11 12 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.61%) AWS CloudTrail
12 5 (0.61%) Google Tag Manager
12 5 (0.61%) PaaS
12 5 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.48%) G Suite
14 3 (0.36%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.75%) Firewall
2 23 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.09%) Internet
5 8 (0.97%) Network Security
6 7 (0.85%) FTP
6 7 (0.85%) HTTP
7 5 (0.61%) Parlay
7 5 (0.61%) Wireless
8 4 (0.48%) LAN
8 4 (0.48%) RTP
8 4 (0.48%) WAN
9 3 (0.36%) Broadband
9 3 (0.36%) SAN
10 2 (0.24%) NAS
11 1 (0.12%) DNS
11 1 (0.12%) Skype
11 1 (0.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (18.28%) Power BI
2 129 (15.62%) SQL Server
3 101 (12.23%) Data Warehouse
4 96 (11.62%) Tableau
5 78 (9.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 73 (8.84%) Big Data
7 64 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 52 (6.30%) Relational Database
9 45 (5.45%) Hadoop
10 40 (4.84%) QlikView
11 38 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 37 (4.48%) MySQL
13 28 (3.39%) Data Lake
13 28 (3.39%) NoSQL
14 25 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
14 25 (3.03%) OLAP
15 19 (2.30%) Data Mining
16 17 (2.06%) BigQuery
16 17 (2.06%) MS Access
17 16 (1.94%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 29 (3.51%) JIRA
2 25 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.06%) Selenium
4 16 (1.94%) Cypress.io
5 13 (1.57%) ERwin
6 12 (1.45%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.09%) ER Studio
8 6 (0.73%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (0.48%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.36%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.24%) GDB
11 2 (0.24%) JMeter
11 2 (0.24%) REST Assured
11 2 (0.24%) Sourcetree
11 2 (0.24%) TestRail
11 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 251 (30.39%) Finance
2 67 (8.11%) Marketing
3 44 (5.33%) Front Office
4 40 (4.84%) Retail
5 23 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 23 (2.78%) Public Sector
6 22 (2.66%) Banking
6 22 (2.66%) Legal
7 16 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.82%) Electronics
9 12 (1.45%) Games
10 11 (1.33%) Advertising
11 10 (1.21%) Law
12 8 (0.97%) Local Government
13 4 (0.48%) Back Office
13 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.48%) Publishing
14 3 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 305 (36.92%) Analyst
2 119 (14.41%) Data Analyst
3 110 (13.32%) Developer
4 86 (10.41%) Business Analyst
5 74 (8.96%) Data Engineer
6 48 (5.81%) SQL Analyst
7 42 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
8 32 (3.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 29 (3.51%) Architect
10 28 (3.39%) Consultant
10 28 (3.39%) SQL Data Analyst
11 27 (3.27%) Data Architect
12 26 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 26 (3.15%) Data Scientist
13 23 (2.78%) Finance Manager
14 21 (2.54%) Analytics Manager
14 21 (2.54%) Data Business Analyst
14 21 (2.54%) Data Manager
14 21 (2.54%) Head of Analytics
14 21 (2.54%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.93%) HTML
2 44 (5.33%) .NET
3 40 (4.84%) Kafka
4 37 (4.48%) CSS
5 28 (3.39%) React
6 22 (2.66%) REST
6 22 (2.66%) XML
7 20 (2.42%) AngularJS
7 20 (2.42%) jQuery
8 19 (2.30%) Node.js
9 18 (2.18%) Web Services
10 17 (2.06%) JSON
10 17 (2.06%) Pandas
11 16 (1.94%) RESTful
12 15 (1.82%) HTML5
12 15 (1.82%) NumPy
13 13 (1.57%) .NET Framework
13 13 (1.57%) ASP.NET
14 12 (1.45%) EDI
15 11 (1.33%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 191 (23.12%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 42 (5.08%) User Experience
4 40 (4.84%) Hedge funds
5 38 (4.60%) Data Structures
6 37 (4.48%) Algorithms
7 33 (4.00%) Fixed Income
8 30 (3.63%) Derivative
9 28 (3.39%) OTC Derivatives
10 23 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
11 20 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
12 19 (2.30%) Mobile App
13 17 (2.06%) Reference Data
14 11 (1.33%) NHS
15 10 (1.21%) Public Cloud
16 9 (1.09%) Data Centre
16 9 (1.09%) Equities
16 9 (1.09%) FMCG
17 8 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
18 7 (0.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 59 (7.14%) Windows
2 57 (6.90%) Linux
3 30 (3.63%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.30%) Unix
5 11 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.09%) Android
7 7 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) AIX
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (30.51%) Business Intelligence
2 226 (27.36%) Analytics
3 191 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (16.83%) Data Modelling
5 130 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
6 124 (15.01%) Visualisation
7 120 (14.53%) ETL
8 89 (10.77%) Business Analysis
9 80 (9.69%) Data Science
9 80 (9.69%) Migration
10 78 (9.44%) Machine Learning
11 70 (8.47%) Data Visualisation
12 66 (7.99%) Project Management
13 62 (7.51%) Data Analytics
14 59 (7.14%) Data Management
14 59 (7.14%) Scrum
15 58 (7.02%) Data Governance
15 58 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
16 53 (6.42%) Decision-Making
16 53 (6.42%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 404 (48.91%) SQL
2 217 (26.27%) Python
3 78 (9.44%) R
4 69 (8.35%) JavaScript
5 67 (8.11%) Java
6 59 (7.14%) C#
7 41 (4.96%) MATLAB
7 41 (4.96%) T-SQL
7 41 (4.96%) VBA
8 28 (3.39%) C++
9 20 (2.42%) C
10 13 (1.57%) Scala
11 12 (1.45%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.33%) Go
13 10 (1.21%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.21%) VB
14 8 (0.97%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.97%) PHP
14 8 (0.97%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 138 (16.71%) Degree
2 40 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 35 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (2.78%) CISM
5 23 (2.78%) CISSP
6 13 (1.57%) Master's Degree
7 12 (1.45%) PhD
8 8 (0.97%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.48%) MCSA
12 3 (0.36%) ACCA
12 3 (0.36%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.24%) HNC
13 2 (0.24%) ISEB
13 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (10.17%) Data Quality
2 44 (5.33%) GDPR
3 42 (5.08%) QA
4 26 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (2.91%) NIST
6 20 (2.42%) SLA
7 9 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.97%) PMO
9 7 (0.85%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.61%) IFRS
10 5 (0.61%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.36%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.24%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.24%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.24%) P3O
12 2 (0.24%) SEPA
13 1 (0.12%) GMP
System Software
1 29 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.18%) Docker
3 7 (0.85%) HDFS
3 7 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.61%) Firmware
5 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 19 (2.30%) Ansible
3 13 (1.57%) Terraform
4 8 (0.97%) Kibana
4 8 (0.97%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.73%) Puppet
5 6 (0.73%) SCCM
6 5 (0.61%) Control-M
6 5 (0.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.24%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.24%) logstash
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.24%) SCOM
7 2 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 143 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 75 (9.08%) Oracle
3 46 (5.57%) Google
3 46 (5.57%) SAP
4 34 (4.12%) Bloomberg
5 30 (3.63%) VMware
6 21 (2.54%) Informatica
7 17 (2.06%) IBM
8 15 (1.82%) Databricks
9 14 (1.69%) Teradata
10 13 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.57%) Splunk
11 10 (1.21%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.09%) Cognos
12 9 (1.09%) Huawei
13 8 (0.97%) Apple
13 8 (0.97%) Xamarin
14 7 (0.85%) ServiceNow
15 5 (0.61%) Alteryx
15 5 (0.61%) Atlassian