Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 297 328
Rank change year-on-year +43 +31 +161
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 2,281 1,868 2,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.06% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.19% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,884 1,541 1,705
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,907
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.02% +10.30%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £93,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £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 158,369 157,147 187,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.53% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 128,702 129,388 155,466
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +51 2,130 £55,000 - 328
London +50 1,265 £62,500 -3.85% 179
UK excluding London +46 963 £47,500 -5.00% 177
South East +131 372 £50,000 - 55
North of England -3 217 £42,500 +6.25% 46
North West -28 140 £45,000 +12.50% 24
South West -10 98 £50,000 - 14
Midlands +17 93 £42,500 -0.58% 18
Scotland -7 93 £42,500 -15.00% 14
East of England -65 79 £50,000 -9.09% 16
West Midlands +26 74 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Yorkshire +43 72 £41,250 -8.33% 20
East Midlands -18 18 £42,500 +2.41% 5
Wales +13 13 £44,000 +51.72% 12
North East -28 5 £36,500 -19.34% 2
Northern Ireland -15 2 £41,250 +37.50% 2

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 2,280 (99.96%) Analytics
2 977 (42.83%) SQL
3 815 (35.73%) Big Data
4 664 (29.11%) Python
5 653 (28.63%) Business Intelligence
6 642 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
7 552 (24.20%) Finance
8 459 (20.12%) Degree
9 453 (19.86%) Data Science
10 431 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
11 419 (18.37%) Tableau
12 410 (17.97%) Visualisation
13 401 (17.58%) SQL Server
14 385 (16.88%) Hadoop
15 384 (16.83%) Machine Learning
16 374 (16.40%) Java
17 354 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
18 339 (14.86%) Big Data Analytics
19 330 (14.47%) R
20 322 (14.12%) Microsoft
21 315 (13.81%) Apache Spark
22 314 (13.77%) JavaScript
23 313 (13.72%) Data Warehouse
24 309 (13.55%) ETL
25 291 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
26 277 (12.14%) Data Analysis
26 277 (12.14%) Power BI
27 268 (11.75%) Linux
28 266 (11.66%) Data Modelling
29 262 (11.49%) Oracle

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
1 315 (13.81%) Apache Spark
2 232 (10.17%) SAS
3 90 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
4 56 (2.46%) Apache
5 40 (1.75%) Apache Pig
6 27 (1.18%) IIS
7 26 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 19 (0.83%) Confluence
9 12 (0.53%) Moodle
10 10 (0.44%) CMS
10 10 (0.44%) SharePoint
11 9 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
12 7 (0.31%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.31%) MS Project Server
12 7 (0.31%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.26%) JBoss
14 4 (0.18%) nginx
14 4 (0.18%) Tuxedo
14 4 (0.18%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 182 (7.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (3.33%) SPSS
3 47 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
4 41 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.61%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.53%) Stata
9 11 (0.48%) Chatbot
10 7 (0.31%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.13%) GNU Octave
12 2 (0.088%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.088%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.044%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.044%) Simulink
13 1 (0.044%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.96%) Actimize
4 16 (0.70%) SAP ERP
5 14 (0.61%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 8 (0.35%) SAP GRC
7 6 (0.26%) Relativity
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.22%) SAP BPC
9 4 (0.18%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle AML
9 4 (0.18%) Raiser's Edge
9 4 (0.18%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.044%) Adobe Campaign
11 1 (0.044%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.044%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.044%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 354 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 291 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (3.55%) GitHub
4 75 (3.29%) Azure Data Factory
5 72 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 55 (2.41%) Serverless
7 50 (2.19%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 50 (2.19%) IaaS
8 49 (2.15%) Google Analytics
9 33 (1.45%) SaaS
10 30 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
11 22 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
11 22 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
12 19 (0.83%) AdWords
13 18 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (0.61%) npm
15 14 (0.61%) Office 365
16 13 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
16 13 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.36%) Firewall
2 30 (1.32%) Internet
3 18 (0.79%) DNS
3 18 (0.79%) SAN
4 14 (0.61%) SSL
5 13 (0.57%) DHCP
5 13 (0.57%) HTTP
5 13 (0.57%) LAN
5 13 (0.57%) WAN
5 13 (0.57%) Wireless
6 11 (0.48%) Network Security
7 10 (0.44%) SMS
8 8 (0.35%) Broadband
8 8 (0.35%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.26%) Skype
10 5 (0.22%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.13%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.13%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.13%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 815 (35.73%) Big Data
2 401 (17.58%) SQL Server
3 385 (16.88%) Hadoop
4 313 (13.72%) Data Warehouse
5 277 (12.14%) Power BI
6 149 (6.53%) NoSQL
7 141 (6.18%) QlikView
8 140 (6.14%) Apache Hive
9 138 (6.05%) Data Lake
10 136 (5.96%) Relational Database
11 134 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 122 (5.35%) Spotfire
13 121 (5.30%) Data Mining
14 119 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 116 (5.09%) MongoDB
16 109 (4.78%) MySQL
17 106 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 75 (3.29%) BusinessObjects
19 74 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
20 66 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 129 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 95 (4.16%) JIRA
3 70 (3.07%) Jenkins
4 55 (2.41%) Visual Studio
5 20 (0.88%) Mocha
6 19 (0.83%) Selenium
7 18 (0.79%) webpack
8 16 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (0.66%) gulp
9 15 (0.66%) Jasmine
9 15 (0.66%) Subversion
10 14 (0.61%) Grunt
11 13 (0.57%) Protractor
12 10 (0.44%) CircleCI
12 10 (0.44%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
13 9 (0.39%) Hudson
14 8 (0.35%) NUnit
14 8 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.31%) HP UFT
General
1 552 (24.20%) Finance
2 192 (8.42%) Banking
3 184 (8.07%) Marketing
4 142 (6.23%) Retail
5 91 (3.99%) Investment Banking
6 72 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 71 (3.11%) Retail Banking
8 68 (2.98%) Legal
9 49 (2.15%) Law
10 47 (2.06%) Advertising
11 37 (1.62%) Front Office
12 36 (1.58%) Electronics
13 31 (1.36%) Manufacturing
14 28 (1.23%) Automotive
15 27 (1.18%) Games
16 24 (1.05%) Publishing
17 18 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
19 14 (0.61%) Financial Institution
19 14 (0.61%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 496 (21.74%) Developer
2 364 (15.96%) Analyst
3 232 (10.17%) Consultant
4 211 (9.25%) Architect
5 158 (6.93%) Data Analyst
6 141 (6.18%) Data Architect
6 141 (6.18%) Senior Developer
7 138 (6.05%) Data Scientist
8 122 (5.35%) Data Engineer
9 91 (3.99%) Analytics Manager
10 89 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
11 83 (3.64%) SQL Analyst
12 82 (3.59%) Data Consultant
13 79 (3.46%) .NET Developer
13 79 (3.46%) C# Developer
14 77 (3.38%) SQL Developer
15 74 (3.24%) Data Manager
16 70 (3.07%) Software Developer
17 68 (2.98%) Big Data Architect
17 68 (2.98%) Data Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (9.51%) .NET
2 205 (8.99%) HTML
3 185 (8.11%) CSS
4 181 (7.94%) Web Services
5 160 (7.01%) AngularJS
6 129 (5.66%) Node.js
7 122 (5.35%) jQuery
8 111 (4.87%) React
9 104 (4.56%) ASP.NET
10 93 (4.08%) Kafka
11 72 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 63 (2.76%) REST
13 60 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
14 57 (2.50%) XML
15 56 (2.46%) HTML5
16 55 (2.41%) JSON
17 53 (2.32%) Natural Language Processing
18 50 (2.19%) Middleware
19 49 (2.15%) D3.js
20 47 (2.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 431 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
2 225 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 153 (6.71%) User Experience
4 111 (4.87%) Management Information System
5 97 (4.25%) Algorithms
6 65 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
7 59 (2.59%) Mobile App
8 58 (2.54%) Fintech
9 57 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
10 54 (2.37%) Data Structures
11 47 (2.06%) Data Centre
12 30 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
13 25 (1.10%) Social Media
14 21 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
15 20 (0.88%) Clustering
15 20 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
16 19 (0.83%) Driving Licence
16 19 (0.83%) Public Cloud
17 18 (0.79%) Fixed Income
18 16 (0.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 268 (11.75%) Linux
2 120 (5.26%) Windows
3 110 (4.82%) Unix
4 32 (1.40%) Android
5 30 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 13 (0.57%) CentOS
9 8 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.31%) AIX
10 7 (0.31%) HPUX
10 7 (0.31%) Solaris
11 5 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.18%) VMS
12 4 (0.18%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.088%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,280 (99.96%) Analytics
2 653 (28.63%) Business Intelligence
3 642 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
4 453 (19.86%) Data Science
5 410 (17.97%) Visualisation
6 384 (16.83%) Machine Learning
7 339 (14.86%) Big Data Analytics
8 309 (13.55%) ETL
9 277 (12.14%) Data Analysis
10 266 (11.66%) Data Modelling
11 253 (11.09%) Mathematics
12 239 (10.48%) Data Visualisation
13 227 (9.95%) Data Management
14 206 (9.03%) DevOps
15 195 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
16 185 (8.11%) Scrum
17 169 (7.41%) Project Management
18 167 (7.32%) Statistics
19 161 (7.06%) Software Engineering
20 144 (6.31%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 977 (42.83%) SQL
2 664 (29.11%) Python
3 374 (16.40%) Java
4 330 (14.47%) R
5 314 (13.77%) JavaScript
6 245 (10.74%) C#
7 129 (5.66%) Scala
8 112 (4.91%) C++
9 104 (4.56%) T-SQL
10 90 (3.95%) VBA
11 77 (3.38%) Perl
12 71 (3.11%) MATLAB
13 69 (3.02%) C
14 61 (2.67%) Bash Shell
15 55 (2.41%) PHP
16 47 (2.06%) PL/SQL
17 45 (1.97%) Ruby
18 42 (1.84%) VB
19 40 (1.75%) U-SQL
20 29 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 459 (20.12%) Degree
2 79 (3.46%) PhD
3 72 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 57 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
5 51 (2.24%) CISSP
6 39 (1.71%) DV Cleared
7 37 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 27 (1.18%) CEH
9 26 (1.14%) CISA
9 26 (1.14%) CISM
10 25 (1.10%) SC Cleared
11 21 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
11 21 (0.92%) Master's Degree
12 19 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.48%) ISEB
14 10 (0.44%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.44%) MCSE
15 9 (0.39%) MBA
15 9 (0.39%) PMI Certification
16 8 (0.35%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (8.51%) Data Quality
2 84 (3.68%) QA
3 49 (2.15%) GDPR
4 40 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.75%) SLA
6 15 (0.66%) EMIR
6 15 (0.66%) MiFID
7 12 (0.53%) PMO
8 11 (0.48%) CRD IV
8 11 (0.48%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.26%) GCP
10 5 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.18%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.13%) COBIT
12 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.088%) FATCA
13 2 (0.088%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.044%) GPG13
System Software
1 157 (6.88%) Docker
2 44 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
3 36 (1.58%) HDFS
4 32 (1.40%) Active Directory
5 30 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
8 13 (0.57%) Apache Flume
9 12 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.48%) NFS
10 11 (0.48%) VMware NSX
11 9 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.13%) vSphere
13 1 (0.044%) LXC
13 1 (0.044%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 46 (2.02%) Ansible
2 36 (1.58%) Puppet
3 31 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
4 30 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (1.27%) Kubernetes
6 15 (0.66%) Terraform
7 10 (0.44%) Data Guard
7 10 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
8 9 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (0.39%) vCenter Server
9 8 (0.35%) Mesos
10 7 (0.31%) Marathon
10 7 (0.31%) SCCM
11 6 (0.26%) Oozie
12 5 (0.22%) Nagios
13 4 (0.18%) Computer Incident Response Team
13 4 (0.18%) Kibana
13 4 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 419 (18.37%) Tableau
2 322 (14.12%) Microsoft
3 262 (11.49%) Oracle
4 179 (7.85%) Google
5 119 (5.22%) SAP
6 70 (3.07%) IBM
7 57 (2.50%) Informatica
8 49 (2.15%) Alteryx
9 46 (2.02%) Cloudera
10 41 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
11 37 (1.62%) Teradata
12 32 (1.40%) Adobe
12 32 (1.40%) VMware
13 29 (1.27%) Talend
14 27 (1.18%) Vertica
15 24 (1.05%) HP
15 24 (1.05%) Red Hat
15 24 (1.05%) TIBCO
16 22 (0.96%) Cognos
17 20 (0.88%) Omniture