Period
to 28 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analytics over the 6 months to 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 201 244 270
Rank change year-on-year +43 +26 +37
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 2,097 2,164 2,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.67% 1.43% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.55% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,703 1,701 1,778
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £127,500 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +11.70% -6.00%

Data Analytics 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 115,522 139,236 158,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.95% 92.18% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 91,482 109,804 128,264
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in the UK

Data Analytics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Analytics.

Salary trend for Data Analytics in the UK

Data Analytics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Analytics in the UK

Data Analytics
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 Analytics within the UK over the 6 months to 28 January 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 +45 1,989 £69,890 +14.57% 344
London +58 1,217 £80,000 +14.29% 157
UK excluding London +13 832 £50,000 -4.76% 209
South East +19 260 £55,000 -8.33% 46
North of England +35 173 £45,000 -10.00% 47
South West 0 133 £45,000 -18.18% 33
Midlands +19 123 £45,000 +12.50% 39
North West +33 80 £47,500 -13.64% 28
West Midlands +16 76 £50,000 +60.00% 18
East of England +42 70 £50,000 -8.26% 22
Yorkshire -10 57 £46,500 -7.00% 9
Scotland -1 56 £50,000 -0.50% 10
East Midlands +13 47 £43,000 +4.24% 21
North East +7 36 £39,087 -28.93% 10
Wales -11 9 £40,500 -10.00% 12
Northern Ireland -5 8 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, IT jobs citing Data Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 2,097 (100.00%) Analytics
2 852 (40.63%) SQL
3 850 (40.53%) Python
4 779 (37.15%) Agile Software Development
5 646 (30.81%) Finance
6 563 (26.85%) Business Intelligence
7 562 (26.80%) AWS
8 501 (23.89%) Big Data
9 476 (22.70%) Java
10 467 (22.27%) Machine Learning
11 427 (20.36%) Visualisation
12 405 (19.31%) Azure
13 394 (18.79%) Data Science
14 390 (18.60%) Artificial Intelligence
15 375 (17.88%) JavaScript
16 372 (17.74%) R
17 371 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
18 363 (17.31%) Software Engineering
19 301 (14.35%) Degree
20 298 (14.21%) SQL Server
21 296 (14.12%) Web Services
22 291 (13.88%) ETL
22 291 (13.88%) Power BI
22 291 (13.88%) Power Platform
23 288 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
24 284 (13.54%) Asset Management
25 272 (12.97%) Microsoft
26 261 (12.45%) Migration
27 255 (12.16%) Apache Spark
28 246 (11.73%) Tableau

Data Analytics
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
1 255 (12.16%) Apache Spark
2 78 (3.72%) SAS
3 66 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
4 45 (2.15%) Apache
5 38 (1.81%) Apache Airflow
6 26 (1.24%) Apache Solr
7 21 (1.00%) CMS
8 18 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 15 (0.72%) Apache Pig
9 15 (0.72%) Luigi
10 14 (0.67%) Jupyter
11 13 (0.62%) IIS
12 12 (0.57%) Anypoint
12 12 (0.57%) Confluence
13 11 (0.52%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.33%) WordPress
15 6 (0.29%) ArcGIS
16 4 (0.19%) Drupal
17 3 (0.14%) MS Exchange
18 2 (0.095%) nginx
Applications
1 131 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 27 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (0.91%) SPSS
5 7 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.24%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.14%) MicroStation
7 3 (0.14%) Stata
8 2 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.048%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.048%) InVision
9 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.048%) Sketch
9 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 85 (4.05%) FINCAD Analytics
2 56 (2.67%) Eagle PACE
2 56 (2.67%) Markit EDM
2 56 (2.67%) PolarLake
3 14 (0.67%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.38%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 7 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.14%) Actimize
8 2 (0.095%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.095%) Cognos Controller
8 2 (0.095%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.095%) Epicor Tropos
9 1 (0.048%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.048%) Raiser's Edge
9 1 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.048%) Siebel CRM
9 1 (0.048%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 562 (26.80%) AWS
2 405 (19.31%) Azure
3 291 (13.88%) Power Platform
4 212 (10.11%) GCP
5 93 (4.43%) SaaS
6 55 (2.62%) OpenShift
7 45 (2.15%) PaaS
8 42 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
9 40 (1.91%) Google Analytics
10 37 (1.76%) Amazon ECS
11 36 (1.72%) Amazon S3
12 34 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
13 32 (1.53%) Serverless
14 30 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
14 30 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
15 28 (1.34%) AWS Fargate
15 28 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
16 27 (1.29%) Azure Machine Learning
16 27 (1.29%) Office 365
17 22 (1.05%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.86%) Internet
2 16 (0.76%) Firewall
3 13 (0.62%) DNS
4 12 (0.57%) Wireless
5 11 (0.52%) RFID
5 11 (0.52%) SNA
6 10 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.38%) Bluetooth
7 8 (0.38%) DHCP
7 8 (0.38%) Network Security
8 5 (0.24%) VPN
9 4 (0.19%) 802.11
9 4 (0.19%) BGP
9 4 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.19%) IPsec
9 4 (0.19%) MPLS
9 4 (0.19%) OSPF
9 4 (0.19%) SSL
9 4 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 501 (23.89%) Big Data
2 298 (14.21%) SQL Server
3 291 (13.88%) Power BI
4 288 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
5 235 (11.21%) Hadoop
6 214 (10.21%) NoSQL
7 203 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
8 145 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 113 (5.39%) Amazon Athena
10 112 (5.34%) Relational Database
11 111 (5.29%) MySQL
12 99 (4.72%) Data Lake
12 99 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 98 (4.67%) Amazon Redshift
14 93 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 91 (4.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 91 (4.34%) QlikView
16 89 (4.24%) Data Mining
17 73 (3.48%) MongoDB
18 63 (3.00%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 112 (5.34%) Jenkins
2 75 (3.58%) Artifactory
3 72 (3.43%) Git (software)
4 64 (3.05%) JIRA
5 37 (1.76%) Vagrant
6 30 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (1.10%) Maven
8 21 (1.00%) Bitbucket
8 21 (1.00%) GitLab
9 17 (0.81%) ERwin
10 10 (0.48%) webpack
11 9 (0.43%) Selenium
11 9 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.43%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.38%) kappa
12 8 (0.38%) Visual Studio
13 7 (0.33%) Subversion
14 5 (0.24%) CircleCI
14 5 (0.24%) WebDriver
15 4 (0.19%) VersionOne
General
1 646 (30.81%) Finance
2 244 (11.64%) Front Office
3 193 (9.20%) Banking
4 159 (7.58%) Marketing
5 103 (4.91%) Retail
6 74 (3.53%) Public Sector
7 63 (3.00%) Back Office
7 63 (3.00%) Manufacturing
8 57 (2.72%) Telecoms
9 49 (2.34%) Legal
10 34 (1.62%) Law
11 31 (1.48%) Automotive
12 26 (1.24%) Games
13 23 (1.10%) Advertising
14 18 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (0.76%) Electronics
16 11 (0.52%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.33%) Military
18 5 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 386 (18.41%) Developer
2 335 (15.98%) Analyst
3 244 (11.64%) Architect
4 161 (7.68%) Data Analyst
5 144 (6.87%) Data Engineer
6 140 (6.68%) Analytics Manager
7 123 (5.87%) Software Engineer
8 122 (5.82%) Data Architect
9 119 (5.67%) Java Developer
10 104 (4.96%) Consultant
11 99 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
12 98 (4.67%) Data Analytics Manager
13 96 (4.58%) Data Manager
14 95 (4.53%) Data Scientist
15 87 (4.15%) SQL Developer
16 83 (3.96%) Java Engineer
17 71 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 68 (3.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 67 (3.20%) Java Software Developer
19 67 (3.20%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (14.12%) Web Services
2 188 (8.97%) .NET
3 163 (7.77%) Node.js
4 160 (7.63%) J2EE
5 124 (5.91%) AngularJS
6 119 (5.67%) React
7 111 (5.29%) Kafka
8 104 (4.96%) Natural Language Processing
9 79 (3.77%) HTML
10 76 (3.62%) TensorFlow
11 65 (3.10%) REST
12 60 (2.86%) CSS
13 48 (2.29%) JSON
14 42 (2.00%) scikit-learn
15 36 (1.72%) MDX
16 34 (1.62%) ASP.NET
16 34 (1.62%) Spark Streaming
17 33 (1.57%) RESTful
18 28 (1.34%) Keras
19 27 (1.29%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 371 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 233 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 203 (9.68%) Hedge funds
4 198 (9.44%) Derivative
5 168 (8.01%) Equities
6 125 (5.96%) Algorithms
7 100 (4.77%) Management Information System
8 87 (4.15%) Reference Data
9 86 (4.10%) Data Structures
10 83 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
11 79 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
12 76 (3.62%) User Experience
13 74 (3.53%) Public Cloud
14 71 (3.39%) Blog
15 42 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 42 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
16 38 (1.81%) Virtual Team
17 33 (1.57%) Data Centre
18 32 (1.53%) Cyberthreat
19 30 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 128 (6.10%) Linux
2 79 (3.77%) Unix
3 61 (2.91%) Windows
4 27 (1.29%) Android
5 19 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 15 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.19%) CatOS
8 3 (0.14%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.095%) CentOS
10 1 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.048%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.048%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,097 (100.00%) Analytics
2 779 (37.15%) Agile Software Development
3 563 (26.85%) Business Intelligence
4 467 (22.27%) Machine Learning
5 427 (20.36%) Visualisation
6 394 (18.79%) Data Science
7 390 (18.60%) Artificial Intelligence
8 363 (17.31%) Software Engineering
9 291 (13.88%) ETL
10 284 (13.54%) Asset Management
11 261 (12.45%) Migration
12 243 (11.59%) Mentoring
13 232 (11.06%) Data Management
14 230 (10.97%) Data Modelling
15 226 (10.78%) DevOps
16 225 (10.73%) Decision-Making
17 224 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
18 221 (10.54%) Data Analysis
19 217 (10.35%) Data Visualisation
20 200 (9.54%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 852 (40.63%) SQL
2 850 (40.53%) Python
3 476 (22.70%) Java
4 375 (17.88%) JavaScript
5 372 (17.74%) R
6 245 (11.68%) C#
7 237 (11.30%) C++
8 94 (4.48%) Scala
9 93 (4.43%) C
10 86 (4.10%) Kotlin
11 57 (2.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 55 (2.62%) PHP
13 49 (2.34%) MATLAB
14 46 (2.19%) Bash Shell
15 45 (2.15%) T-SQL
16 39 (1.86%) TypeScript
17 33 (1.57%) VBA
18 27 (1.29%) Perl
19 25 (1.19%) VB
20 24 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 301 (14.35%) Degree
2 84 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 68 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 41 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 40 (1.91%) PhD
6 32 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 25 (1.19%) Master's Degree
7 25 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
8 13 (0.62%) HND
9 12 (0.57%) PMI Certification
10 10 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.38%) CISSP
11 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.33%) CISM
13 6 (0.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 6 (0.29%) CCSP
13 6 (0.29%) CISA
13 6 (0.29%) CRISC
14 5 (0.24%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.19%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.44%) Data Quality
2 74 (3.53%) QA
3 38 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (1.76%) GDPR
5 25 (1.19%) PMO
6 18 (0.86%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.72%) SLA
8 7 (0.33%) COBIT
9 6 (0.29%) GLP
9 6 (0.29%) GMP
10 5 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
10 5 (0.24%) NIST
10 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.19%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 2 (0.095%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.048%) Basel III
13 1 (0.048%) GAAP
13 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 204 (9.73%) Docker
2 30 (1.43%) VirtualBox
3 21 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.95%) IAG
5 19 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 16 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.67%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.29%) Firmware
8 6 (0.29%) HDFS
9 1 (0.048%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.048%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.048%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 139 (6.63%) Kubernetes
2 101 (4.82%) Ansible
3 94 (4.48%) Terraform
4 41 (1.96%) Puppet
5 37 (1.76%) Docker Swarm
6 18 (0.86%) Oozie
7 17 (0.81%) Salt
8 13 (0.62%) Consul
8 13 (0.62%) Kibana
9 11 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
9 11 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (0.38%) EnCase
11 8 (0.38%) FTK
12 5 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.14%) Chronos
13 3 (0.14%) Mesos
14 2 (0.095%) Ambari
14 2 (0.095%) Packer
14 2 (0.095%) SCCM
Vendors
1 272 (12.97%) Microsoft
2 246 (11.73%) Tableau
3 190 (9.06%) Google
4 143 (6.82%) Bloomberg
5 135 (6.44%) Oracle
6 71 (3.39%) Cloudera
7 59 (2.81%) Hortonworks
8 57 (2.72%) Databricks
8 57 (2.72%) Reuters
9 53 (2.53%) SAP
10 46 (2.19%) Informatica
11 39 (1.86%) Adobe
12 35 (1.67%) IBM
13 30 (1.43%) Alteryx
13 30 (1.43%) Talend
14 29 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
15 28 (1.34%) Dataiku
15 28 (1.34%) Splunk
16 24 (1.14%) MuleSoft
16 24 (1.14%) VMware