Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 270 279
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9 +104
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 2,214 2,299 2,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.30% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.42% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,732 1,636 2,006
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,750 £31,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.70% -10.48% +10.53%

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 152,730 161,474 175,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.05% 91.55% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 121,581 127,491 146,021
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 2018. 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 2,071 £60,000 +9.09% 273
London -19 1,188 £67,500 +3.85% 144
UK excluding London +41 960 £52,500 +11.70% 149
South East +29 304 £57,500 +15.00% 40
North of England +23 252 £50,000 +7.53% 36
North West -1 155 £55,000 +10.00% 22
South West +57 143 £53,750 +2.38% 19
Yorkshire +70 104 £48,500 +14.12% 9
Midlands -5 100 £47,500 +11.76% 24
East of England +37 82 £48,750 +3.72% 10
Scotland -10 69 £55,000 +37.50% 7
West Midlands -7 62 £47,500 +5.56% 13
East Midlands +16 38 £42,714 +6.79% 10
North East -5 25 £55,000 - 5
Wales +6 7 £47,000 +34.29% 8
Northern Ireland -1 7 £30,000 -47.37% 5

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 2,214 (100.00%) Analytics
2 909 (41.06%) SQL
3 679 (30.67%) Python
4 629 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
5 621 (28.05%) Big Data
6 617 (27.87%) Business Intelligence
7 562 (25.38%) Finance
8 496 (22.40%) Java
9 475 (21.45%) Degree
10 474 (21.41%) Data Science
11 452 (20.42%) Machine Learning
12 440 (19.87%) Visualisation
13 349 (15.76%) Data Warehouse
14 346 (15.63%) Tableau
15 345 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
16 330 (14.91%) Hadoop
17 323 (14.59%) SQL Server
18 312 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
19 308 (13.91%) R
20 301 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
21 298 (13.46%) ETL
22 297 (13.41%) Computer Science
23 291 (13.14%) Microsoft
24 283 (12.78%) Apache Spark
25 273 (12.33%) Power BI
26 264 (11.92%) Data Analysis
27 260 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
28 252 (11.38%) Data Visualisation
29 244 (11.02%) Software Engineering
30 235 (10.61%) C#

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
1 283 (12.78%) Apache Spark
2 204 (9.21%) SAS
3 85 (3.84%) Apache
4 41 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
5 36 (1.63%) Apache Pig
6 26 (1.17%) Confluence
7 25 (1.13%) Apache Solr
8 17 (0.77%) SharePoint
9 12 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.50%) JBoss
11 10 (0.45%) IIS
12 8 (0.36%) Documentum
12 8 (0.36%) FileNet
13 7 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.32%) CMS
14 6 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
15 5 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.18%) OpenStack
17 3 (0.14%) ArcGIS
17 3 (0.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 126 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (2.48%) SPSS
3 26 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.36%) Stata
7 6 (0.27%) GIMP
7 6 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.23%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.18%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.090%) InVision
10 2 (0.090%) UserZoom
11 1 (0.045%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.045%) Mingle
11 1 (0.045%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.045%) Weka
Business Applications
1 23 (1.04%) Actimize
2 14 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.50%) SAP BPC
4 9 (0.41%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 7 (0.32%) Relativity
5 7 (0.32%) Ringtail
5 7 (0.32%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
7 5 (0.23%) FastStats
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.23%) SAP GRC
8 4 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.18%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.090%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.090%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 345 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 312 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
3 108 (4.88%) Azure Data Factory
4 80 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 73 (3.30%) PaaS
6 70 (3.16%) Serverless
7 63 (2.85%) IaaS
8 60 (2.71%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 44 (1.99%) SaaS
10 41 (1.85%) Google Analytics
11 35 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
12 34 (1.54%) Azure Machine Learning
13 28 (1.26%) Amazon Kinesis
13 28 (1.26%) Amazon S3
14 26 (1.17%) GitHub
15 24 (1.08%) Office 365
16 19 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
16 19 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
18 17 (0.77%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.94%) Internet
2 41 (1.85%) Firewall
3 22 (0.99%) HTTP
4 20 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.72%) SMS
6 15 (0.68%) DNS
7 14 (0.63%) WAN
8 13 (0.59%) SAN
9 10 (0.45%) Bluetooth
9 10 (0.45%) LAN
9 10 (0.45%) NFC
9 10 (0.45%) SSL
10 8 (0.36%) 5G
10 8 (0.36%) DHCP
10 8 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.32%) VLAN
12 6 (0.27%) BGP
12 6 (0.27%) Network Security
13 5 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.18%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (28.05%) Big Data
2 349 (15.76%) Data Warehouse
3 330 (14.91%) Hadoop
4 323 (14.59%) SQL Server
5 273 (12.33%) Power BI
6 188 (8.49%) Data Lake
7 174 (7.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 172 (7.77%) NoSQL
9 129 (5.83%) Apache Hive
9 129 (5.83%) QlikView
10 125 (5.65%) Azure SQL Database
11 124 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 116 (5.24%) MongoDB
13 115 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 105 (4.74%) Apache Cassandra
15 101 (4.56%) Relational Database
16 99 (4.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 94 (4.25%) Spotfire
18 92 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
19 72 (3.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 127 (5.74%) Git (software)
2 96 (4.34%) Jenkins
3 67 (3.03%) JIRA
4 53 (2.39%) Visual Studio
5 24 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (1.08%) Selenium
5 24 (1.08%) Vagrant
6 18 (0.81%) JUnit
7 16 (0.72%) Maven
8 15 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 13 (0.59%) GitLab
9 13 (0.59%) Subversion
10 12 (0.54%) SoapUI
11 10 (0.45%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.45%) WebDriver
12 9 (0.41%) Hudson
13 8 (0.36%) CircleCI
13 8 (0.36%) gulp
13 8 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (0.32%) PhantomJS
General
1 562 (25.38%) Finance
2 222 (10.03%) Banking
3 195 (8.81%) Marketing
4 151 (6.82%) Retail
5 85 (3.84%) Investment Banking
6 82 (3.70%) Advertising
7 64 (2.89%) Telecoms
8 49 (2.21%) Financial Institution
8 49 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 43 (1.94%) Front Office
10 39 (1.76%) Electronics
11 32 (1.45%) Legal
11 32 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 26 (1.17%) Games
13 24 (1.08%) Law
14 18 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
15 13 (0.59%) Back Office
15 13 (0.59%) Local Government
16 11 (0.50%) Digital Economy
17 9 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 429 (19.38%) Developer
2 305 (13.78%) Analyst
3 282 (12.74%) Consultant
4 189 (8.54%) Architect
5 161 (7.27%) Data Engineer
6 154 (6.96%) Data Scientist
7 150 (6.78%) Data Consultant
8 142 (6.41%) Data Analyst
9 107 (4.83%) Analytics Consultant
10 101 (4.56%) Data Analytics Consultant
10 101 (4.56%) Data Architect
11 97 (4.38%) Analytics Manager
12 94 (4.25%) Senior Developer
13 86 (3.88%) Software Engineer
14 81 (3.66%) Python Developer
15 80 (3.61%) Data Analytics Manager
16 73 (3.30%) Data Manager
16 73 (3.30%) Java Developer
17 67 (3.03%) Software Developer
18 66 (2.98%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (7.86%) .NET
2 156 (7.05%) HTML
3 143 (6.46%) Web Services
4 122 (5.51%) AngularJS
5 120 (5.42%) Kafka
6 105 (4.74%) Node.js
7 92 (4.16%) CSS
8 90 (4.07%) Spring
9 86 (3.88%) React
10 82 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
11 76 (3.43%) RESTful
12 56 (2.53%) REST
13 55 (2.48%) HTML5
13 55 (2.48%) XML
14 50 (2.26%) JSON
15 47 (2.12%) ASP.NET
16 45 (2.03%) Spring Boot
17 43 (1.94%) TensorFlow
18 40 (1.81%) D3.js
18 40 (1.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 301 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 297 (13.41%) Computer Science
3 156 (7.05%) User Experience
4 130 (5.87%) Algorithms
5 73 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 67 (3.03%) Data Structures
7 63 (2.85%) Fintech
8 52 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
9 47 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
10 39 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
10 39 (1.76%) Mobile App
11 32 (1.45%) Data Centre
12 29 (1.31%) NHS
13 26 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (1.13%) Internet of Things
14 25 (1.13%) Public Cloud
15 22 (0.99%) Market Risk
16 20 (0.90%) Derivative
17 17 (0.77%) Driving Licence
17 17 (0.77%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 222 (10.03%) Linux
2 89 (4.02%) Windows
3 86 (3.88%) Unix
4 21 (0.95%) Android
5 20 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 19 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.63%) Solaris
8 12 (0.54%) AIX
9 11 (0.50%) HPUX
9 11 (0.50%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.32%) CentOS
11 5 (0.23%) Debian
11 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.14%) SUSE
14 2 (0.090%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.090%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.045%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,214 (100.00%) Analytics
2 629 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
3 617 (27.87%) Business Intelligence
4 474 (21.41%) Data Science
5 452 (20.42%) Machine Learning
6 440 (19.87%) Visualisation
7 298 (13.46%) ETL
8 264 (11.92%) Data Analysis
9 260 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
10 252 (11.38%) Data Visualisation
11 244 (11.02%) Software Engineering
12 233 (10.52%) Data Modelling
13 232 (10.48%) Mathematics
14 217 (9.80%) DevOps
15 216 (9.76%) Artificial Intelligence
16 200 (9.03%) Data Management
17 188 (8.49%) Project Management
18 182 (8.22%) Big Data Analytics
19 170 (7.68%) SDLC
20 152 (6.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 909 (41.06%) SQL
2 679 (30.67%) Python
3 496 (22.40%) Java
4 308 (13.91%) R
5 235 (10.61%) C#
6 229 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 196 (8.85%) C++
8 149 (6.73%) Scala
9 115 (5.19%) C
9 115 (5.19%) T-SQL
10 61 (2.76%) Ruby
11 56 (2.53%) VBA
12 54 (2.44%) MATLAB
13 53 (2.39%) PowerShell
14 48 (2.17%) Perl
15 42 (1.90%) PL/SQL
16 41 (1.85%) Bash Shell
17 40 (1.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 39 (1.76%) PHP
19 32 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 475 (21.45%) Degree
2 110 (4.97%) PhD
3 99 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 92 (4.16%) Security Cleared
5 67 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 49 (2.21%) DV Cleared
6 49 (2.21%) Master's Degree
7 43 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
8 33 (1.49%) CISSP
9 22 (0.99%) CISA
9 22 (0.99%) CISM
10 19 (0.86%) TOGAF Certification
11 17 (0.77%) AWS Certification
12 16 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (0.63%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.45%) CEH
15 9 (0.41%) ACCA
15 9 (0.41%) CIMA
15 9 (0.41%) MBA
16 8 (0.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (6.73%) Data Quality
2 96 (4.34%) QA
3 33 (1.49%) GDPR
4 22 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.77%) GCP
6 14 (0.63%) MiFID
7 10 (0.45%) PMO
8 9 (0.41%) SLA
9 8 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.27%) EMIR
10 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.23%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.14%) COBIT
13 3 (0.14%) COSO
14 2 (0.090%) IFRS
14 2 (0.090%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.090%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.090%) PSD2
15 1 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 137 (6.19%) Docker
2 38 (1.72%) HDFS
3 36 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (1.22%) VirtualBox
5 26 (1.17%) Apache Flume
6 18 (0.81%) Active Directory
7 14 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (0.45%) Hyper-V
9 9 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.32%) vSphere
11 6 (0.27%) NFS
11 6 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.27%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.14%) KVM
12 3 (0.14%) OpenAM
12 3 (0.14%) QEMU
12 3 (0.14%) Snort
13 2 (0.090%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 77 (3.48%) Ansible
2 62 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (2.71%) Puppet
4 55 (2.48%) Terraform
5 45 (2.03%) Kubernetes
6 37 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
7 20 (0.90%) Kibana
8 11 (0.50%) Mesos
9 10 (0.45%) Oozie
9 10 (0.45%) Salt
10 9 (0.41%) EnCase
10 9 (0.41%) FTK
11 8 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (0.27%) Packer
12 6 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.27%) vCenter Server
13 5 (0.23%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.18%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.18%) SCCM
15 3 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 346 (15.63%) Tableau
2 291 (13.14%) Microsoft
3 197 (8.90%) Oracle
4 128 (5.78%) SAP
5 119 (5.37%) Google
6 71 (3.21%) Talend
7 70 (3.16%) Informatica
8 64 (2.89%) Cloudera
9 59 (2.66%) IBM
10 58 (2.62%) Alteryx
11 54 (2.44%) Omniture
12 48 (2.17%) Optimizely
13 42 (1.90%) Databricks
14 40 (1.81%) Hortonworks
15 32 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
16 24 (1.08%) Vertica
17 23 (1.04%) Capita
18 21 (0.95%) Adobe
18 21 (0.95%) Teradata
19 20 (0.90%) Cognos