Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 197 208 251
Rank change year-on-year +11 +43 +16
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 1,057 2,063 2,117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.71% 1.64% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.78% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1,845 1,800
Median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £132,500 £101,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +15.79%

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 57,123 116,177 139,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.28% 92.12% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46,159 93,053 111,395
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,763
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.11% -

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in the UK

Data Analytics
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Analytics in the UK

Data Analytics
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analytics over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Analytics in the UK

Data Analytics
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 Analytics within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2021. 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 0 953 £60,000 -14.29% 168
London +8 557 £67,500 -15.63% 79
UK excluding London +39 432 £50,000 - 101
Work from Home -64 159 £60,000 -20.00% 21
North of England +41 113 £50,000 +7.53% 34
South East +41 110 £57,500 +4.55% 18
Midlands +46 76 £41,250 -8.33% 11
North West +71 67 £50,000 +5.26% 25
South West +16 60 £47,500 -5.00% 12
West Midlands +51 46 £42,500 -17.07% 6
Yorkshire +29 44 £50,000 +7.53% 7
Scotland +38 41 £54,250 +8.50% 8
East Midlands +43 30 £40,000 -6.98% 5
East of England +48 14 £65,000 +30.00% 10
Wales +54 10 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Northern Ireland +17 8 £23,500 -18.26% 6
North East -11 2 £62,000 +58.62% 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 1,057 (100.00%) Analytics
2 463 (43.80%) SQL
3 414 (39.17%) Azure
4 338 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
5 328 (31.03%) Python
6 304 (28.76%) Business Intelligence
7 271 (25.64%) Big Data
8 248 (23.46%) AWS
9 244 (23.08%) Power BI
9 244 (23.08%) Power Platform
10 224 (21.19%) Machine Learning
11 203 (19.21%) Finance
12 191 (18.07%) Data Science
13 181 (17.12%) Visualisation
14 179 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
15 165 (15.61%) DevOps
16 161 (15.23%) Microsoft
17 159 (15.04%) ETL
17 159 (15.04%) Java
18 155 (14.66%) Data Modelling
19 147 (13.91%) Degree
19 147 (13.91%) Tableau
20 144 (13.62%) JavaScript
21 142 (13.43%) Software Engineering
22 141 (13.34%) SQL Server
23 138 (13.06%) Data Warehouse
23 138 (13.06%) Scrum
24 122 (11.54%) Oracle
25 120 (11.35%) C#
26 118 (11.16%) .NET

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 91 (8.61%) SAS
2 62 (5.87%) Apache Spark
3 28 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (2.55%) Apache
5 19 (1.80%) Confluence
6 16 (1.51%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.76%) Apache Airflow
8 6 (0.57%) Luigi
9 4 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.38%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.28%) WordPress
11 2 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.19%) CMS
11 2 (0.19%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.095%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.095%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.095%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.095%) Mule
12 1 (0.095%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.095%) WebLogic
Applications
1 69 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.66%) SPSS
4 6 (0.57%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.47%) Sketch
6 3 (0.28%) InVision
6 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.28%) SPSS Modeler
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.095%) Figma
Business Applications
1 9 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.76%) Actimize
3 7 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.19%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.095%) Concordance
6 1 (0.095%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.095%) Relativity
6 1 (0.095%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.095%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.095%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.095%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 414 (39.17%) Azure
2 248 (23.46%) AWS
3 244 (23.08%) Power Platform
4 81 (7.66%) GCP
5 49 (4.64%) Azure Data Factory
6 45 (4.26%) SaaS
7 24 (2.27%) Serverless
8 20 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 20 (1.89%) iPaaS
9 19 (1.80%) Apigee
10 16 (1.51%) PaaS
11 15 (1.42%) Amazon EKS
12 14 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
12 14 (1.32%) Google Analytics
13 11 (1.04%) Office 365
14 9 (0.85%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.76%) GitHub
15 8 (0.76%) IaaS
16 7 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
16 7 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.18%) Internet
2 10 (0.95%) Broadband
3 9 (0.85%) Firewall
4 7 (0.66%) DNS
5 5 (0.47%) HTTP
5 5 (0.47%) SMS
6 4 (0.38%) BGP
6 4 (0.38%) Skype
6 4 (0.38%) WAN
7 3 (0.28%) MPLS
7 3 (0.28%) NAS
7 3 (0.28%) SAN
7 3 (0.28%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (0.28%) VPN
8 2 (0.19%) Intranet
8 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.095%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.095%) FTP
9 1 (0.095%) SSL
9 1 (0.095%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (25.64%) Big Data
2 244 (23.08%) Power BI
3 147 (13.91%) Tableau
4 141 (13.34%) SQL Server
5 138 (13.06%) Data Warehouse
6 108 (10.22%) Data Lake
7 95 (8.99%) Hadoop
8 62 (5.87%) Apache Hive
9 53 (5.01%) Pentaho
10 51 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
11 46 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 44 (4.16%) Azure SQL Database
12 44 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
12 44 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 41 (3.88%) Oracle Database
14 40 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 39 (3.69%) Impala
16 38 (3.60%) Data Mining
17 36 (3.41%) MySQL
17 36 (3.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (3.50%) JIRA
2 35 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.80%) IntelliJ
5 12 (1.14%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.85%) Cucumber
6 9 (0.85%) webpack
7 6 (0.57%) Cypress.io
7 6 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.47%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.47%) JUnit
8 5 (0.47%) Selenium
9 4 (0.38%) Maven
10 3 (0.28%) Ant
10 3 (0.28%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.28%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.28%) Mockito
10 3 (0.28%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 203 (19.21%) Finance
2 71 (6.72%) Banking
3 46 (4.35%) Marketing
3 46 (4.35%) Retail
4 45 (4.26%) Public Sector
5 31 (2.93%) Games
6 15 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.23%) Advertising
8 11 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.66%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.66%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.47%) Back Office
10 5 (0.47%) Billing
10 5 (0.47%) Humanities
10 5 (0.47%) iGaming
10 5 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.47%) Legal
10 5 (0.47%) Local Government
11 4 (0.38%) Automotive
12 3 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 266 (25.17%) Developer
2 139 (13.15%) Data Engineer
3 126 (11.92%) Analyst
4 83 (7.85%) Consultant
5 66 (6.24%) Architect
6 58 (5.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 58 (5.49%) Data Analyst
7 54 (5.11%) Data Scientist
8 44 (4.16%) Data Architect
9 42 (3.97%) Python Developer
10 38 (3.60%) Senior Developer
11 36 (3.41%) .NET Developer
12 35 (3.31%) Data Manager
13 34 (3.22%) Data Consultant
13 34 (3.22%) Senior Manager
14 31 (2.93%) Junior
15 30 (2.84%) Data Analytics Engineer
15 30 (2.84%) Java Developer
16 28 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
17 27 (2.55%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (11.16%) .NET
2 63 (5.96%) HTML
3 57 (5.39%) CSS
4 53 (5.01%) Web Services
5 46 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 38 (3.60%) Natural Language Processing
7 33 (3.12%) Spring Boot
8 27 (2.55%) REST
9 24 (2.27%) Kafka
10 21 (1.99%) HTML5
10 21 (1.99%) SQLAlchemy
11 20 (1.89%) JSON
11 20 (1.89%) React
11 20 (1.89%) Spring
12 19 (1.80%) Middleware
12 19 (1.80%) OAuth
12 19 (1.80%) Pandas
13 18 (1.70%) Vue.js
14 17 (1.61%) .NET Core
14 17 (1.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 179 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (5.01%) Self-Motivation
3 47 (4.45%) User Experience
4 29 (2.74%) Algorithms
5 28 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (2.37%) Derivative
7 22 (2.08%) Life Science
8 21 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.80%) Data Structures
10 18 (1.70%) Fixed Income
11 17 (1.61%) Cloud Native
11 17 (1.61%) Internet of Things
12 13 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.23%) Equities
13 12 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (1.14%) NHS
13 12 (1.14%) Public Cloud
14 10 (0.95%) Blog
15 7 (0.66%) FMCG
16 6 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 58 (5.49%) Unix
2 55 (5.20%) Linux
3 37 (3.50%) Windows
4 8 (0.76%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.19%) Android
6 2 (0.19%) VMS
6 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.095%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,057 (100.00%) Analytics
2 338 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
3 304 (28.76%) Business Intelligence
4 224 (21.19%) Machine Learning
5 191 (18.07%) Data Science
6 181 (17.12%) Visualisation
7 165 (15.61%) DevOps
8 159 (15.04%) ETL
9 155 (14.66%) Data Modelling
10 142 (13.43%) Software Engineering
11 138 (13.06%) Scrum
12 118 (11.16%) Artificial Intelligence
13 117 (11.07%) Data Visualisation
14 114 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
15 108 (10.22%) Mentoring
16 101 (9.56%) Decision-Making
17 100 (9.46%) Requirements Gathering
18 99 (9.37%) Coaching
19 91 (8.61%) Data Engineering
20 79 (7.47%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 463 (43.80%) SQL
2 328 (31.03%) Python
3 159 (15.04%) Java
4 144 (13.62%) JavaScript
5 120 (11.35%) C#
6 109 (10.31%) R
7 42 (3.97%) Shell Script
8 40 (3.78%) C
8 40 (3.78%) PL/SQL
9 39 (3.69%) HiveQL
10 22 (2.08%) C++
11 21 (1.99%) Bash Shell
12 20 (1.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 16 (1.51%) PHP
14 14 (1.32%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.14%) Scala
16 11 (1.04%) Perl
16 11 (1.04%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.95%) MATLAB
18 9 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 147 (13.91%) Degree
2 52 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 34 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.23%) CISSP
8 12 (1.14%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.95%) PhD
10 9 (0.85%) CISM
11 8 (0.76%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.57%) CISA
13 4 (0.38%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (0.38%) CRISC
14 3 (0.28%) CCNA
14 3 (0.28%) CCNP
14 3 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.28%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.20%) Data Quality
2 39 (3.69%) QA
3 25 (2.37%) NIST
4 12 (1.14%) GDPR
5 7 (0.66%) SLA
6 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.38%) NCSC
8 3 (0.28%) FATCA
8 3 (0.28%) PMO
9 2 (0.19%) COBIT
9 2 (0.19%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.095%) CDISC
10 1 (0.095%) Good Clinical Practice
10 1 (0.095%) HAZOP
10 1 (0.095%) IFRS
10 1 (0.095%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.095%) ITGC
10 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (7.95%) Docker
2 48 (4.54%) HDFS
3 28 (2.65%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.095%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.095%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 88 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 56 (5.30%) Terraform
3 18 (1.70%) Ansible
4 11 (1.04%) Puppet
5 6 (0.57%) Grafana
5 6 (0.57%) Prometheus
6 4 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.28%) SCOM
7 3 (0.28%) Zipkin
8 2 (0.19%) Kibana
8 2 (0.19%) SCCM
8 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 1 (0.095%) FlexNet
9 1 (0.095%) logstash
9 1 (0.095%) Oozie
Vendors
1 161 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 122 (11.54%) Oracle
3 79 (7.47%) Databricks
4 63 (5.96%) Google
5 61 (5.77%) Talend
6 47 (4.45%) Informatica
7 45 (4.26%) Cloudera
8 36 (3.41%) SAP
9 26 (2.46%) Alteryx
10 18 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.23%) Cognos
12 9 (0.85%) VMware
13 7 (0.66%) Veeam
14 5 (0.47%) Capita
14 5 (0.47%) CommVault
14 5 (0.47%) Sage
15 4 (0.38%) Adobe
15 4 (0.38%) Atlassian
15 4 (0.38%) Cisco
15 4 (0.38%) Juniper