Period
to 18 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 232 258 305
Rank change year-on-year +26 +47 +25
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 2,243 2,249 1,844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.29% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.41% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,731 1,848 1,533
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -5.10%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,403 £31,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £88,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 138,154 159,988 159,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.75% 91.83% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 108,975 129,839 131,487
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 +28 2,092 £60,000 +9.09% 407
London +1 1,154 £70,000 +12.00% 190
UK excluding London +66 1,051 £50,000 +5.26% 248
South East -5 325 £60,000 +20.00% 65
North of England +18 191 £50,000 +17.65% 60
Midlands +103 175 £38,500 -9.41% 43
South West +68 156 £55,000 +10.00% 27
West Midlands +76 124 £22,000 -48.24% 34
Yorkshire +73 101 £50,000 +17.65% 21
East of England +64 93 £55,000 +10.00% 22
North West -11 85 £55,000 +22.22% 34
Scotland +7 82 £45,000 +5.88% 20
East Midlands +52 51 £43,034 +1.26% 9
North East +50 35 £55,000 +50.68% 5
Northern Ireland +13 27 £30,000 -27.27% 4
Wales +15 18 £45,000 +2.27% 7
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 2,242 (99.96%) Analytics
2 804 (35.84%) SQL
3 769 (34.28%) Python
4 693 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
5 596 (26.57%) Big Data
6 578 (25.77%) Business Intelligence
7 561 (25.01%) Finance
8 546 (24.34%) Visualisation
9 502 (22.38%) Degree
10 487 (21.71%) Java
11 442 (19.71%) Data Science
12 434 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
13 421 (18.77%) Machine Learning
14 395 (17.61%) Tableau
15 394 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
16 390 (17.39%) Software Engineering
17 380 (16.94%) Microsoft Azure
18 377 (16.81%) Problem-Solving
19 353 (15.74%) Artificial Intelligence
20 341 (15.20%) Hadoop
21 330 (14.71%) Microsoft
21 330 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
22 326 (14.53%) DevOps
23 323 (14.40%) Data Visualisation
24 317 (14.13%) Apache Spark
25 302 (13.46%) R
26 300 (13.37%) Data Analysis
27 296 (13.20%) Mathematics
28 290 (12.93%) ETL
29 281 (12.53%) Linux

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
1 317 (14.13%) Apache Spark
2 153 (6.82%) SAS
3 109 (4.86%) Apache
4 75 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 35 (1.56%) Apache Pig
7 26 (1.16%) Confluence
8 22 (0.98%) Apache Solr
9 19 (0.85%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.45%) Jupyter
11 8 (0.36%) WordPress
12 6 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.27%) JBoss
13 5 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
13 5 (0.22%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.22%) IIS
13 5 (0.22%) WildFly
14 4 (0.18%) Drupal
14 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 176 (7.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (2.32%) SPSS
3 44 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (0.53%) Stata
6 10 (0.45%) Fireworks
6 10 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.18%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.18%) GIMP
10 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.13%) InVision
10 3 (0.13%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.089%) Simulink
11 2 (0.089%) UserZoom
12 1 (0.045%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 13 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.53%) SAP BPC
2 12 (0.53%) SAP CO
2 12 (0.53%) SAP FI
2 12 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (0.45%) Actimize
3 10 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.18%) Relativity
7 3 (0.13%) SAP PP
8 2 (0.089%) CaseMap
8 2 (0.089%) Concordance
8 2 (0.089%) Maximo
8 2 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.089%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 2 (0.089%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 434 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 380 (16.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (6.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 89 (3.97%) SaaS
5 87 (3.88%) PaaS
6 84 (3.74%) Serverless
7 50 (2.23%) Office 365
8 49 (2.18%) IaaS
9 42 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
10 41 (1.83%) Google Analytics
11 34 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
12 27 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
13 26 (1.16%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 24 (1.07%) Amazon S3
15 20 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
16 19 (0.85%) Azure Machine Learning
16 19 (0.85%) GitHub
17 17 (0.76%) Amazon SageMaker
18 15 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
19 13 (0.58%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.21%) Internet
2 50 (2.23%) HTTP
3 41 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.94%) VLAN
5 20 (0.89%) Firewall
5 20 (0.89%) Skype
6 18 (0.80%) LAN
6 18 (0.80%) Network Security
7 13 (0.58%) DNS
8 12 (0.53%) VPN
8 12 (0.53%) WAN
9 9 (0.40%) MPLS
10 8 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (0.36%) DHCP
10 8 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.31%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.22%) SAN
12 5 (0.22%) Wireless
13 4 (0.18%) 802.11
13 4 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 596 (26.57%) Big Data
2 341 (15.20%) Hadoop
3 330 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
4 255 (11.37%) SQL Server
5 244 (10.88%) Power BI
6 223 (9.94%) NoSQL
7 179 (7.98%) QlikView
8 156 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 148 (6.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 148 (6.60%) MongoDB
10 135 (6.02%) Apache Hive
11 117 (5.22%) Data Lake
12 106 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 102 (4.55%) Relational Database
14 96 (4.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 94 (4.19%) Spotfire
16 88 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
17 83 (3.70%) HBase
17 83 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
18 80 (3.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 202 (9.01%) Git (software)
2 132 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 71 (3.17%) JIRA
4 52 (2.32%) Maven
5 43 (1.92%) GitLab
6 40 (1.78%) Vagrant
7 32 (1.43%) Selenium
7 32 (1.43%) Subversion
7 32 (1.43%) Visual Studio
8 28 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (1.03%) Cucumber
9 23 (1.03%) Gradle
10 22 (0.98%) Ant
11 20 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (0.85%) Artifactory
13 17 (0.76%) Eclipse
14 15 (0.67%) Bitbucket
14 15 (0.67%) Hudson
15 13 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
16 12 (0.53%) Mercurial
General
1 561 (25.01%) Finance
2 185 (8.25%) Banking
3 178 (7.94%) Marketing
3 178 (7.94%) Retail
4 107 (4.77%) Telecoms
5 70 (3.12%) Manufacturing
6 56 (2.50%) Automotive
7 46 (2.05%) Games
8 45 (2.01%) Legal
9 43 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 41 (1.83%) Electronics
11 27 (1.20%) Front Office
12 25 (1.11%) Advertising
12 25 (1.11%) Investment Banking
13 19 (0.85%) Law
14 17 (0.76%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.76%) Local Government
15 13 (0.58%) Back Office
15 13 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
16 12 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 490 (21.85%) Developer
2 378 (16.85%) Analyst
3 219 (9.76%) Architect
4 187 (8.34%) Data Analyst
5 160 (7.13%) Consultant
6 139 (6.20%) Data Scientist
7 133 (5.93%) Java Developer
8 124 (5.53%) Data Architect
9 121 (5.39%) Data Engineer
10 119 (5.31%) Senior Developer
11 97 (4.32%) Software Engineer
12 96 (4.28%) Analytics Manager
13 82 (3.66%) Software Developer
14 81 (3.61%) Data Analytics Manager
14 81 (3.61%) Data Manager
15 80 (3.57%) Data Consultant
16 72 (3.21%) Business Analyst
17 71 (3.17%) Python Developer
18 69 (3.08%) Analytics Consultant
19 65 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (7.18%) Kafka
2 146 (6.51%) AngularJS
3 141 (6.29%) Web Services
4 126 (5.62%) .NET
5 116 (5.17%) Node.js
6 112 (4.99%) React
7 95 (4.24%) HTML
8 94 (4.19%) JSON
9 68 (3.03%) Spring
10 65 (2.90%) CSS
10 65 (2.90%) Natural Language Processing
11 58 (2.59%) XML
12 56 (2.50%) Vue.js
13 49 (2.18%) HTML5
13 49 (2.18%) REST
14 41 (1.83%) ASP.NET
15 36 (1.60%) TensorFlow
16 34 (1.52%) .NET Core
17 33 (1.47%) RESTful
18 32 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 394 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 200 (8.92%) Algorithms
3 139 (6.20%) User Experience
4 93 (4.15%) Data Structures
5 70 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
6 66 (2.94%) Internet of Things
7 62 (2.76%) Management Information System
8 61 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
9 60 (2.67%) Fintech
10 43 (1.92%) Public Cloud
11 36 (1.60%) PMI
12 28 (1.25%) Hedge funds
13 27 (1.20%) Mobile App
13 27 (1.20%) NHS
13 27 (1.20%) Virtual Team
14 25 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (1.07%) Robotics
16 23 (1.03%) Life Science
17 19 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
17 19 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 281 (12.53%) Linux
2 98 (4.37%) Windows
3 84 (3.74%) Unix
4 55 (2.45%) Android
5 26 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 20 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 19 (0.85%) CentOS
9 13 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.40%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.27%) SUSE
14 4 (0.18%) AIX
14 4 (0.18%) Solaris
15 3 (0.13%) Debian
15 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.089%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,242 (99.96%) Analytics
2 693 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
3 578 (25.77%) Business Intelligence
4 546 (24.34%) Visualisation
5 442 (19.71%) Data Science
6 421 (18.77%) Machine Learning
7 390 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 377 (16.81%) Problem-Solving
9 353 (15.74%) Artificial Intelligence
10 326 (14.53%) DevOps
11 323 (14.40%) Data Visualisation
12 300 (13.37%) Data Analysis
13 296 (13.20%) Mathematics
14 290 (12.93%) ETL
15 263 (11.73%) Computer Science
16 241 (10.74%) Data Modelling
17 236 (10.52%) Project Management
18 220 (9.81%) Scrum
19 172 (7.67%) Microservices
20 163 (7.27%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 804 (35.84%) SQL
2 769 (34.28%) Python
3 487 (21.71%) Java
4 302 (13.46%) R
5 234 (10.43%) JavaScript
6 203 (9.05%) C#
7 165 (7.36%) C++
8 154 (6.87%) C
9 146 (6.51%) Scala
10 76 (3.39%) Ruby
11 71 (3.17%) Go
12 69 (3.08%) Bash Shell
13 68 (3.03%) T-SQL
14 59 (2.63%) MATLAB
14 59 (2.63%) VBA
15 55 (2.45%) PowerShell
16 47 (2.10%) Java 8
17 45 (2.01%) Shell Script
18 38 (1.69%) PHP
19 35 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 502 (22.38%) Degree
2 139 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 108 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 90 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 90 (4.01%) PhD
5 75 (3.34%) DV Cleared
6 39 (1.74%) Numerate Degree
7 37 (1.65%) PMI Certification
8 35 (1.56%) Master's Degree
9 33 (1.47%) CISSP
10 30 (1.34%) AWS Certification
11 20 (0.89%) CISA
12 17 (0.76%) CISM
13 16 (0.71%) CEH
14 14 (0.62%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.58%) MBA
16 12 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
17 11 (0.49%) ACCA
17 11 (0.49%) ISEB
17 11 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (7.53%) Data Quality
2 57 (2.54%) QA
3 35 (1.56%) GDPR
4 20 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.45%) PMO
6 7 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.27%) SLA
7 6 (0.27%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.13%) MiFID
9 3 (0.13%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.089%) IFRS
11 1 (0.045%) Basel III
11 1 (0.045%) COBIT
11 1 (0.045%) COSO
11 1 (0.045%) EMIR
11 1 (0.045%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 166 (7.40%) Docker
2 31 (1.38%) VirtualBox
3 30 (1.34%) Active Directory
4 24 (1.07%) Apache Flume
5 21 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (0.94%) vSphere
6 20 (0.89%) HDFS
7 10 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.36%) XenApp
9 3 (0.13%) GFS2
10 1 (0.045%) Firmware
10 1 (0.045%) KVM
10 1 (0.045%) NFS
Systems Management
1 126 (5.62%) Ansible
2 99 (4.41%) Kubernetes
3 87 (3.88%) Puppet
4 77 (3.43%) Terraform
5 66 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (1.20%) Kibana
7 21 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
8 16 (0.71%) Nagios
9 15 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
10 14 (0.62%) Salt
11 11 (0.49%) HP ALM
11 11 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.40%) Mesos
12 9 (0.40%) Oozie
13 7 (0.31%) Ambari
14 6 (0.27%) Control-M
14 6 (0.27%) Packer
15 4 (0.18%) Rundeck
15 4 (0.18%) SCCM
15 4 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 395 (17.61%) Tableau
2 330 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 196 (8.74%) Google
4 139 (6.20%) SAP
5 138 (6.15%) Oracle
6 82 (3.66%) Cloudera
7 67 (2.99%) Alteryx
8 60 (2.67%) IBM
9 52 (2.32%) Talend
10 44 (1.96%) Databricks
11 40 (1.78%) Informatica
12 39 (1.74%) Hortonworks
13 35 (1.56%) Splunk
14 31 (1.38%) Adobe
15 28 (1.25%) HP
16 26 (1.16%) Greenplum
16 26 (1.16%) VMware
17 22 (0.98%) Red Hat
17 22 (0.98%) Vertica
18 21 (0.94%) TIBCO