Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 164 180 183
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 1,389 2,806 3,352
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.07% 1.95% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.11% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,001 2,218 2,750
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £81,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,837
% change year-on-year +14.46% -3.12% +7.09%

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 62,019 132,913 159,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.22% 92.22% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 49,487 104,717 127,051
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +20 1,316 £52,500 +5.00% 111
London +40 706 £62,500 +8.70% 32
UK excluding London +4 666 £47,500 +14.46% 89
South East +31 228 £51,000 +13.33% 27
North of England +24 142 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Midlands +24 96 £45,500 +13.75% 13
South West +11 90 £42,500 +6.25% 9
North West +21 83 £48,750 +8.33% 7
East of England +25 59 £46,000 -8.00% 11
West Midlands +19 53 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Yorkshire +71 48 £34,000 -10.53% 7
East Midlands +50 43 £70,000 +91.78% 6
Work from Home +12 42 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Scotland -1 23 £42,500 +10.39% 8
Wales +27 20 £49,000 +63.33% 3
North East +31 11 £57,500 +53.33% 4
Channel Islands +4 7 £55,000 +46.67%
Northern Ireland +11 1 £35,000 -56.25%

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 752 (54.14%) SQL
2 549 (39.52%) Analytics
3 488 (35.13%) Business Intelligence
4 463 (33.33%) Python
5 432 (31.10%) Degree
6 424 (30.53%) Analytical Skills
7 358 (25.77%) Finance
8 357 (25.70%) SQL Server
9 333 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
10 321 (23.11%) ETL
11 316 (22.75%) Tableau
12 300 (21.60%) Data Analytics
13 291 (20.95%) Visualisation
14 255 (18.36%) Oracle
15 235 (16.92%) Power BI
15 235 (16.92%) Power Platform
16 220 (15.84%) Data Modelling
16 220 (15.84%) Microsoft
17 212 (15.26%) Microsoft Excel
18 209 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
19 203 (14.61%) Data Lake
20 198 (14.25%) Data Science
21 181 (13.03%) Data Extraction
22 178 (12.81%) Teradata
23 175 (12.60%) Alteryx
24 168 (12.10%) Project Management
25 167 (12.02%) Cadence
26 164 (11.81%) Proactive Monitoring
27 163 (11.74%) Azure
28 162 (11.66%) Automation Anywhere

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 77 (5.54%) Apache Spark
2 41 (2.95%) SAS
3 32 (2.30%) CMS
4 23 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (1.66%) Jupyter
5 21 (1.51%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.01%) Confluence
7 13 (0.94%) Apache
8 12 (0.86%) OpenStack
9 11 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
10 10 (0.72%) IIS
11 5 (0.36%) WordPress
12 3 (0.22%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.22%) Luigi
12 3 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.14%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.14%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.072%) Tomcat
Applications
1 212 (15.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (2.09%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.73%) SPSS
6 11 (0.79%) Figma
7 10 (0.72%) InVision
7 10 (0.72%) Sketch
8 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.22%) Marvel
10 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.14%) OrCAD
12 1 (0.072%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.072%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.072%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 11 (0.79%) SAP ERP
2 8 (0.58%) FINCAD Analytics
2 8 (0.58%) SAP IS-U
3 7 (0.50%) FastStats
4 5 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (0.36%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.29%) Maximo
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.29%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 4 (0.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 4 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 4 (0.29%) PolarLake
5 4 (0.29%) Raiser's Edge
5 4 (0.29%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 235 (16.92%) Power Platform
2 163 (11.74%) Azure
3 114 (8.21%) AWS
4 54 (3.89%) GCP
5 43 (3.10%) SaaS
6 26 (1.87%) Azure Data Factory
7 22 (1.58%) PaaS
8 20 (1.44%) Serverless
9 19 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (1.22%) Office 365
11 13 (0.94%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.94%) Google Analytics
12 12 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (0.86%) Slack
13 9 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
14 8 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
15 7 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.50%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.58%) Internet
2 15 (1.08%) FTP
3 9 (0.65%) Firewall
4 8 (0.58%) Network Security
4 8 (0.58%) RTP
5 6 (0.43%) MQTT
6 5 (0.36%) HTTP
7 4 (0.29%) InfiniBand
8 3 (0.22%) Broadband
8 3 (0.22%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.22%) WebEx
9 2 (0.14%) DNS
9 2 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.14%) Skype
9 2 (0.14%) VPN
9 2 (0.14%) Wireless
10 1 (0.072%) DHCP
10 1 (0.072%) SMS
10 1 (0.072%) SSH
10 1 (0.072%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (25.70%) SQL Server
2 235 (16.92%) Power BI
3 203 (14.61%) Data Lake
4 153 (11.02%) Data Warehouse
5 120 (8.64%) Big Data
6 102 (7.34%) Oracle Reports
7 92 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 86 (6.19%) Hadoop
9 84 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 58 (4.18%) MySQL
11 57 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 46 (3.31%) QlikView
13 44 (3.17%) Relational Database
14 41 (2.95%) NoSQL
15 35 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
16 30 (2.16%) OLAP
16 30 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
17 28 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
18 27 (1.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 27 (1.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 55 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 40 (2.88%) JIRA
3 19 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 16 (1.15%) ERwin
5 14 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (0.94%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.79%) ER Studio
8 10 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.72%) Selenium
9 9 (0.65%) Bitbucket
9 9 (0.65%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.65%) Subversion
10 7 (0.50%) Cypress.io
10 7 (0.50%) LabVIEW
11 6 (0.43%) Axure RP
11 6 (0.43%) Eclipse RCP
11 6 (0.43%) PowerDesigner
12 5 (0.36%) GDB
12 5 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 358 (25.77%) Finance
2 130 (9.36%) Legal
3 97 (6.98%) Marketing
4 68 (4.90%) Front Office
5 40 (2.88%) Banking
6 37 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 36 (2.59%) Retail
8 30 (2.16%) Law
9 27 (1.94%) Public Sector
10 22 (1.58%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.37%) Games
12 11 (0.79%) Advertising
13 10 (0.72%) Electronics
14 8 (0.58%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.50%) Military
16 6 (0.43%) Back Office
16 6 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.43%) Publishing
16 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 550 (39.60%) Analyst
2 294 (21.17%) Data Analyst
3 198 (14.25%) Developer
4 118 (8.50%) Business Analyst
5 116 (8.35%) Senior Analyst
6 103 (7.42%) Data Engineer
7 82 (5.90%) Senior Data Analyst
8 62 (4.46%) Consultant
9 57 (4.10%) Data Manager
10 55 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 55 (3.96%) SQL Analyst
11 54 (3.89%) Architect
12 50 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 41 (2.95%) Data Scientist
13 41 (2.95%) SQL Data Analyst
14 40 (2.88%) Senior Data Engineer
15 37 (2.66%) Support Analyst
16 36 (2.59%) Finance Manager
17 35 (2.52%) Data Consultant
18 34 (2.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (7.78%) .NET
2 71 (5.11%) HTML
3 51 (3.67%) Kafka
4 50 (3.60%) React
5 45 (3.24%) Web Services
6 44 (3.17%) CSS
7 43 (3.10%) AngularJS
8 35 (2.52%) HTML5
9 33 (2.38%) NumPy
10 31 (2.23%) Pandas
11 30 (2.16%) ASP.NET
12 29 (2.09%) REST
13 27 (1.94%) jQuery
14 23 (1.66%) .NET Framework
14 23 (1.66%) XML
15 22 (1.58%) Natural Language Processing
15 22 (1.58%) scikit-learn
16 19 (1.37%) SciPy
17 18 (1.30%) TensorFlow
18 17 (1.22%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 424 (30.53%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (7.56%) Algorithms
3 86 (6.19%) User Experience
4 75 (5.40%) Management Information System
5 65 (4.68%) Data Structures
6 62 (4.46%) Hedge funds
7 51 (3.67%) Fixed Income
8 48 (3.46%) Derivative
8 48 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
9 36 (2.59%) OTC Derivatives
10 21 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
12 19 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
13 15 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.94%) Public Cloud
14 13 (0.94%) Reference Data
15 10 (0.72%) Data Centre
16 9 (0.65%) Pricing Data
16 9 (0.65%) Social Media
17 8 (0.58%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 67 (4.82%) Windows
2 57 (4.10%) Linux
3 32 (2.30%) Unix
4 16 (1.15%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.43%) Windows 2000
5 6 (0.43%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.29%) Android
7 4 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.22%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.072%) CentOS
10 1 (0.072%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.072%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.072%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (39.52%) Analytics
2 488 (35.13%) Business Intelligence
3 333 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
4 321 (23.11%) ETL
5 300 (21.60%) Data Analytics
6 291 (20.95%) Visualisation
7 220 (15.84%) Data Modelling
8 209 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
9 198 (14.25%) Data Science
10 181 (13.03%) Data Extraction
11 168 (12.10%) Project Management
12 164 (11.81%) Proactive Monitoring
13 136 (9.79%) Machine Learning
14 132 (9.50%) Business Analysis
15 125 (9.00%) Mathematics
16 115 (8.28%) Scrum
17 111 (7.99%) Decision-Making
18 110 (7.92%) Computer Science
18 110 (7.92%) Migration
18 110 (7.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 752 (54.14%) SQL
2 463 (33.33%) Python
3 140 (10.08%) JavaScript
4 131 (9.43%) Java
5 122 (8.78%) R
6 112 (8.06%) C#
7 73 (5.26%) C++
8 67 (4.82%) T-SQL
9 65 (4.68%) VBA
10 57 (4.10%) MATLAB
11 44 (3.17%) C
12 40 (2.88%) PowerShell
13 34 (2.45%) Scala
14 32 (2.30%) PL/SQL
15 31 (2.23%) VB
16 29 (2.09%) VB.NET
17 21 (1.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 16 (1.15%) Bash Shell
19 13 (0.94%) PHP
20 11 (0.79%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 432 (31.10%) Degree
2 50 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 46 (3.31%) PhD
4 39 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 38 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 30 (2.16%) Master's Degree
7 21 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
8 16 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.43%) CCNA
10 6 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.43%) CISSP
10 6 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.36%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.29%) HND
13 3 (0.22%) HNC
13 3 (0.22%) MBA
13 3 (0.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (9.58%) Data Quality
2 88 (6.34%) GAAP
3 80 (5.76%) QA
4 34 (2.45%) GDPR
5 22 (1.58%) SLA
6 12 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.79%) Actionable Recommendations
7 11 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.58%) Basel III
9 5 (0.36%) PMO
9 5 (0.36%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.29%) Basel II
10 4 (0.29%) CRD IV
10 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.29%) ITGC
11 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.22%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.14%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 35 (2.52%) Docker
2 17 (1.22%) HDFS
3 13 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.29%) GPFS
7 4 (0.29%) Lustre
7 4 (0.29%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (1.58%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.51%) Kibana
3 15 (1.08%) Ansible
4 11 (0.79%) Puppet
5 10 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.58%) SCCM
7 7 (0.50%) Grafana
7 7 (0.50%) Terraform
8 5 (0.36%) Control-M
9 3 (0.22%) logstash
10 2 (0.14%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.072%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.072%) Nagios
11 1 (0.072%) Oozie
11 1 (0.072%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.072%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.072%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 316 (22.75%) Tableau
2 255 (18.36%) Oracle
3 220 (15.84%) Microsoft
4 178 (12.81%) Teradata
5 175 (12.60%) Alteryx
6 167 (12.02%) Cadence
7 162 (11.66%) Automation Anywhere
7 162 (11.66%) Blue Prism
7 162 (11.66%) UiPath
8 53 (3.82%) SAP
9 49 (3.53%) Bloomberg
10 48 (3.46%) Google
11 27 (1.94%) IBM
12 23 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (1.30%) Splunk
14 16 (1.15%) Xamarin
15 15 (1.08%) Cognos
16 12 (0.86%) VMware
17 11 (0.79%) Informatica
17 11 (0.79%) Progress