Period
to 28 May 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 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 208 252
Rank change year-on-year +30 +44 +49
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 1,727 2,430 2,329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.91% 1.69% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.83% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,319 1,842 1,980
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £34,500
90th Percentile £136,900 £98,625 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 83,298 132,702 159,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.24% 92.25% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66,116 104,000 128,016
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 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 +31 1,653 £67,500 +8.00% 98
London +37 1,026 £77,500 +10.71% 57
UK excluding London +22 682 £52,500 +5.00% 51
South East 0 234 £57,500 +4.55% 8
North of England +112 162 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Work from Home +78 146 £85,000 +23.64% 8
South West +26 88 £45,000 -18.18% 3
North West +95 79 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Midlands -32 72 £52,500 +31.25% 8
East of England +86 67 £47,500 -15.56% 11
West Midlands -14 51 £55,000 +54.93% 5
Yorkshire +69 50 £50,000 +6.38%
Scotland +29 45 £51,250 -9.29% 6
North East +31 33 £46,000 +11.52% 3
East Midlands +26 20 £38,750 -3.13% 2
Wales +6 12 £40,000 +10.34% 3
Northern Ireland -3 2 £22,000 -26.67% 1

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1,727 (100.00%) Analytics
2 871 (50.43%) SQL
3 713 (41.29%) Python
4 590 (34.16%) Business Intelligence
5 544 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
6 465 (26.93%) Finance
7 460 (26.64%) Analytical Skills
8 423 (24.49%) Degree
9 418 (24.20%) SQL Server
10 409 (23.68%) Data Analysis
11 368 (21.31%) Tableau
12 362 (20.96%) AWS
13 361 (20.90%) Visualisation
14 359 (20.79%) Azure
15 355 (20.56%) ETL
16 342 (19.80%) Java
17 341 (19.75%) Big Data
18 310 (17.95%) Data Science
19 303 (17.54%) Machine Learning
20 292 (16.91%) JavaScript
21 285 (16.50%) Data Lake
22 276 (15.98%) Microsoft
23 275 (15.92%) Oracle
24 271 (15.69%) Artificial Intelligence
25 264 (15.29%) Power Platform
26 261 (15.11%) Power BI
27 239 (13.84%) Data Warehouse
28 230 (13.32%) R
29 215 (12.45%) Decision-Making
30 211 (12.22%) Migration

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
1 182 (10.54%) Apache Spark
2 68 (3.94%) SAS
3 52 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (2.55%) Apache
5 29 (1.68%) Apache Airflow
5 29 (1.68%) Jupyter
6 24 (1.39%) Apache Solr
7 12 (0.69%) Confluence
8 11 (0.64%) SharePoint
9 8 (0.46%) Apache Pig
10 7 (0.41%) CMS
11 6 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.35%) Luigi
12 5 (0.29%) IIS
13 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.12%) Anypoint
14 2 (0.12%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.058%) Apache Synapse
15 1 (0.058%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.058%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 116 (6.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (0.87%) SPSS
4 6 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.17%) Sketch
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.12%) InVision
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.058%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.058%) Stata
8 1 (0.058%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 85 (4.92%) FINCAD Analytics
2 38 (2.20%) Eagle PACE
2 38 (2.20%) Markit EDM
2 38 (2.20%) PolarLake
3 10 (0.58%) SAP ERP
4 7 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.29%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (0.29%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 4 (0.23%) Actimize
8 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
9 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
9 2 (0.12%) Raiser's Edge
9 2 (0.12%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 1 (0.058%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 362 (20.96%) AWS
2 359 (20.79%) Azure
3 264 (15.29%) Power Platform
4 134 (7.76%) GCP
5 84 (4.86%) Azure Data Factory
6 71 (4.11%) SaaS
7 43 (2.49%) OpenShift
7 43 (2.49%) PaaS
8 38 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (1.45%) Office 365
10 22 (1.27%) Serverless
11 20 (1.16%) Azure Stack
11 20 (1.16%) Data Lake Analytics
11 20 (1.16%) Google Analytics
12 19 (1.10%) Adobe Analytics
12 19 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
13 17 (0.98%) Azure Machine Learning
13 17 (0.98%) IaaS
14 16 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
15 11 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.93%) Internet
2 13 (0.75%) WAN
3 11 (0.64%) BGP
3 11 (0.64%) Broadband
3 11 (0.64%) MPLS
3 11 (0.64%) RFID
4 9 (0.52%) Firewall
5 7 (0.41%) SSL
6 6 (0.35%) SNA
7 5 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.17%) DNS
8 3 (0.17%) Extranet
8 3 (0.17%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.12%) LAN
10 1 (0.058%) ASN.1
10 1 (0.058%) DHCP
10 1 (0.058%) SMS
10 1 (0.058%) VPN
10 1 (0.058%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.058%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 418 (24.20%) SQL Server
2 341 (19.75%) Big Data
3 285 (16.50%) Data Lake
4 261 (15.11%) Power BI
5 239 (13.84%) Data Warehouse
6 208 (12.04%) Hadoop
7 175 (10.13%) NoSQL
8 157 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
9 98 (5.67%) Amazon Athena
10 96 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
11 89 (5.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 86 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 85 (4.92%) MySQL
14 78 (4.52%) Azure SQL Database
15 75 (4.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 70 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 69 (4.00%) Data Mining
18 65 (3.76%) MongoDB
18 65 (3.76%) Relational Database
19 63 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (3.65%) Jenkins
2 52 (3.01%) Artifactory
3 36 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 26 (1.51%) Vagrant
5 25 (1.45%) JIRA
6 20 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (0.81%) ERwin
8 12 (0.69%) Bitbucket
8 12 (0.69%) Maven
9 10 (0.58%) Selenium
9 10 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 10 (0.58%) webpack
10 8 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.41%) Jasmine
12 6 (0.35%) Subversion
12 6 (0.35%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.29%) CircleCI
13 5 (0.29%) Flyway
13 5 (0.29%) Liquibase
14 4 (0.23%) VersionOne
General
1 465 (26.93%) Finance
2 198 (11.46%) Front Office
3 153 (8.86%) Banking
4 140 (8.11%) Legal
5 132 (7.64%) Marketing
6 67 (3.88%) Retail
7 52 (3.01%) Telecoms
8 48 (2.78%) Manufacturing
9 45 (2.61%) Public Sector
10 41 (2.37%) Back Office
11 23 (1.33%) Aerospace
12 20 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 19 (1.10%) Advertising
14 17 (0.98%) Automotive
15 14 (0.81%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.58%) Law
17 8 (0.46%) Electronics
18 7 (0.41%) Military
19 6 (0.35%) Investment Banking
19 6 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 339 (19.63%) Analyst
2 266 (15.40%) Developer
3 252 (14.59%) Data Analyst
4 161 (9.32%) Architect
5 155 (8.98%) Data Engineer
6 101 (5.85%) Consultant
7 98 (5.67%) Data Manager
8 84 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
9 79 (4.57%) Data Architect
10 78 (4.52%) Senior Analyst
11 75 (4.34%) Analytics Manager
12 74 (4.28%) Data Scientist
13 72 (4.17%) Senior Data Analyst
14 61 (3.53%) SQL Developer
15 46 (2.66%) Senior Developer
16 45 (2.61%) Data Consultant
17 39 (2.26%) Finance Manager
18 38 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 37 (2.14%) Data Analytics Manager
19 37 (2.14%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (10.65%) Web Services
2 174 (10.08%) .NET
3 129 (7.47%) Node.js
4 104 (6.02%) React
5 92 (5.33%) J2EE
6 89 (5.15%) AngularJS
7 67 (3.88%) Kafka
7 67 (3.88%) Natural Language Processing
8 58 (3.36%) HTML
9 38 (2.20%) CSS
10 36 (2.08%) REST
10 36 (2.08%) TensorFlow
11 30 (1.74%) ASP.NET
12 27 (1.56%) NumPy
13 24 (1.39%) MDX
13 24 (1.39%) Pandas
14 23 (1.33%) scikit-learn
15 22 (1.27%) Redux
16 21 (1.22%) Spark Streaming
17 19 (1.10%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 460 (26.64%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (10.13%) Fixed Income
2 175 (10.13%) Hedge funds
3 169 (9.79%) Derivative
4 84 (4.86%) Equities
5 75 (4.34%) Algorithms
5 75 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
6 70 (4.05%) Public Cloud
7 67 (3.88%) User Experience
8 64 (3.71%) Management Information System
9 57 (3.30%) Blog
10 56 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
11 43 (2.49%) Equity Derivative
11 43 (2.49%) Reference Data
12 41 (2.37%) Data Structures
13 32 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.39%) Data Centre
15 18 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
16 17 (0.98%) Acoustics
16 17 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 97 (5.62%) Linux
2 51 (2.95%) Windows
3 47 (2.72%) Unix
4 25 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 13 (0.75%) Android
6 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.058%) CentOS
7 1 (0.058%) Debian
7 1 (0.058%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.058%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.058%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,727 (100.00%) Analytics
2 590 (34.16%) Business Intelligence
3 544 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
4 409 (23.68%) Data Analysis
5 361 (20.90%) Visualisation
6 355 (20.56%) ETL
7 310 (17.95%) Data Science
8 303 (17.54%) Machine Learning
9 271 (15.69%) Artificial Intelligence
10 215 (12.45%) Decision-Making
11 211 (12.22%) Migration
12 195 (11.29%) Project Management
13 192 (11.12%) Asset Management
13 192 (11.12%) Software Engineering
14 189 (10.94%) Data Extraction
15 181 (10.48%) Mentoring
16 179 (10.36%) Proactive Monitoring
17 172 (9.96%) Investment Management
18 170 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
19 167 (9.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 871 (50.43%) SQL
2 713 (41.29%) Python
3 342 (19.80%) Java
4 292 (16.91%) JavaScript
5 230 (13.32%) R
6 198 (11.46%) C#
7 192 (11.12%) C++
8 86 (4.98%) Kotlin
9 72 (4.17%) Scala
10 67 (3.88%) PHP
11 51 (2.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 45 (2.61%) VBA
13 43 (2.49%) T-SQL
14 42 (2.43%) C
15 39 (2.26%) MATLAB
16 38 (2.20%) Bash Shell
17 35 (2.03%) VB
18 27 (1.56%) PowerShell
19 23 (1.33%) Perl
19 23 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 423 (24.49%) Degree
2 85 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 78 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 38 (2.20%) PhD
5 36 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 30 (1.74%) CISSP
7 25 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (1.22%) Master's Degree
10 20 (1.16%) CCNA
10 20 (1.16%) CISM
10 20 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
11 17 (0.98%) CESG Certified Professional
11 17 (0.98%) CRISC
12 14 (0.81%) CCNP
13 11 (0.64%) JNCIA
13 11 (0.64%) JNCIP
13 11 (0.64%) JNCIS
13 11 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.62%) Data Quality
2 93 (5.39%) GAAP
3 66 (3.82%) QA
4 30 (1.74%) GDPR
5 29 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.69%) NCSC
7 11 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.64%) SLA
8 8 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.29%) COBIT
9 5 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (0.29%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
10 4 (0.23%) Basel III
10 4 (0.23%) CRD IV
10 4 (0.23%) ITGC
10 4 (0.23%) NIST
10 4 (0.23%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.17%) PMO
11 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 148 (8.57%) Docker
2 20 (1.16%) VirtualBox
3 19 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 19 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (1.04%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.98%) HDFS
6 13 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (0.35%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.17%) IAG
11 1 (0.058%) iptables
11 1 (0.058%) KVM
11 1 (0.058%) NFS
Systems Management
1 108 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 69 (4.00%) Ansible
3 55 (3.18%) Terraform
4 41 (2.37%) Puppet
5 27 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
6 19 (1.10%) Salt
7 13 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.75%) SCVMM
8 12 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.46%) Kibana
10 6 (0.35%) Oozie
11 5 (0.29%) EnCase
11 5 (0.29%) FTK
11 5 (0.29%) Icinga
12 4 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.17%) Argo
13 3 (0.17%) SCCM
14 2 (0.12%) Mesos
14 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 2 (0.12%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 368 (21.31%) Tableau
2 276 (15.98%) Microsoft
3 275 (15.92%) Oracle
4 206 (11.93%) Alteryx
5 185 (10.71%) Teradata
6 183 (10.60%) Cadence
7 179 (10.36%) Automation Anywhere
8 178 (10.31%) Blue Prism
8 178 (10.31%) UiPath
9 125 (7.24%) Bloomberg
10 104 (6.02%) Google
11 73 (4.23%) Databricks
12 45 (2.61%) SAP
13 43 (2.49%) Cloudera
14 41 (2.37%) Informatica
15 38 (2.20%) Reuters
16 35 (2.03%) Adobe
17 27 (1.56%) Talend
18 25 (1.45%) Splunk
19 24 (1.39%) Hortonworks