Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 268 263
Rank change year-on-year +49 -5 +22
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 2,057 2,102 2,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.29% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.40% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,660 1,653 1,729
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £106,375 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £54,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -12.84% +15.96% -6.93%

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 125,339 150,104 160,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.13% 91.82% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 98,593 119,437 127,009
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,125
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +49 1,941 £60,750 +1.25% 255
London +49 1,121 £72,500 +3.57% 123
UK excluding London +37 885 £47,500 -12.84% 160
South East +59 331 £52,500 -12.50% 28
Midlands +83 150 £45,000 -4.26% 30
North of England -52 146 £45,000 -13.83% 40
South West -7 120 £47,500 -13.64% 18
West Midlands +52 79 £55,000 +15.79% 19
East Midlands +58 71 £43,000 -1.95% 10
North West -39 71 £45,000 -18.18% 23
East of England +61 59 £50,000 +36.99% 16
Scotland +3 53 £42,500 -22.73% 16
Yorkshire -51 50 £47,000 -14.55% 13
North East +12 25 £39,544 -28.10% 4
Wales +6 13 £33,000 -28.26% 10
Northern Ireland -4 13 £31,500 +5.00% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2,057 (100.00%) Analytics
2 812 (39.47%) SQL
3 702 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
4 687 (33.40%) Python
5 600 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
6 533 (25.91%) Finance
7 527 (25.62%) Big Data
8 456 (22.17%) AWS
9 434 (21.10%) Visualisation
10 410 (19.93%) Machine Learning
11 383 (18.62%) Java
12 374 (18.18%) Azure
13 365 (17.74%) Software Engineering
14 364 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
15 363 (17.65%) Data Science
16 325 (15.80%) Data Warehouse
17 320 (15.56%) DevOps
18 312 (15.17%) SQL Server
19 310 (15.07%) Power BI
19 310 (15.07%) Power Platform
20 302 (14.68%) ETL
21 299 (14.54%) Microsoft
22 291 (14.15%) Degree
23 287 (13.95%) Apache Spark
24 279 (13.56%) Tableau
25 263 (12.79%) Hadoop
26 262 (12.74%) JavaScript
27 261 (12.69%) Data Modelling
28 249 (12.11%) Artificial Intelligence
29 243 (11.81%) R

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
1 287 (13.95%) Apache Spark
2 90 (4.38%) SAS
3 68 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
4 62 (3.01%) Apache
5 30 (1.46%) CMS
6 28 (1.36%) IIS
7 23 (1.12%) Apache Pig
8 22 (1.07%) SharePoint
9 21 (1.02%) Apache Solr
10 20 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
10 20 (0.97%) Umbraco
11 19 (0.92%) Confluence
12 18 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 12 (0.58%) Luigi
14 10 (0.49%) ArcGIS
15 8 (0.39%) WordPress
16 7 (0.34%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.29%) Anypoint
17 6 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 6 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 140 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.17%) SPSS
5 13 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.49%) Stata
8 8 (0.39%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.34%) InDesign
9 7 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.24%) GNU Octave
11 4 (0.19%) Sketch
12 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.15%) MicroStation
12 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.097%) InVision
13 2 (0.097%) Photoshop
14 1 (0.049%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.049%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 21 (1.02%) NetSuite
2 8 (0.39%) FINCAD Analytics
3 6 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
4 4 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.19%) PolarLake
5 3 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.15%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.097%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.097%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.097%) Epicor Tropos
6 2 (0.097%) Magento
6 2 (0.097%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.097%) SAP FI-GL
7 1 (0.049%) Actimize
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.049%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 456 (22.17%) AWS
2 374 (18.18%) Azure
3 310 (15.07%) Power Platform
4 153 (7.44%) GCP
5 77 (3.74%) Azure Data Factory
6 75 (3.65%) SaaS
7 51 (2.48%) Amazon S3
8 50 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
9 49 (2.38%) PaaS
10 45 (2.19%) Amazon ECS
11 38 (1.85%) Google Analytics
12 32 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
13 30 (1.46%) Serverless
14 28 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
15 27 (1.31%) AWS Fargate
16 26 (1.26%) Office 365
17 23 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
18 15 (0.73%) Amazon SageMaker
18 15 (0.73%) Azure Machine Learning
19 14 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.99%) Internet
2 35 (1.70%) Firewall
3 28 (1.36%) Wireless
4 25 (1.22%) DNS
5 23 (1.12%) VPN
6 22 (1.07%) DHCP
6 22 (1.07%) MPLS
7 21 (1.02%) 3G
7 21 (1.02%) 4G
8 19 (0.92%) 802.11
8 19 (0.92%) BGP
8 19 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
8 19 (0.92%) IPsec
8 19 (0.92%) NX-OS
8 19 (0.92%) OSPF
9 16 (0.78%) Cisco Firepower
9 16 (0.78%) NetScaler
9 16 (0.78%) NetScreen
10 11 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 527 (25.62%) Big Data
2 325 (15.80%) Data Warehouse
3 312 (15.17%) SQL Server
4 310 (15.07%) Power BI
5 263 (12.79%) Hadoop
6 165 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 131 (6.37%) Data Lake
8 127 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 125 (6.08%) NoSQL
10 117 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 116 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
12 103 (5.01%) Amazon Redshift
12 103 (5.01%) Relational Database
13 94 (4.57%) Apache Hive
14 87 (4.23%) QlikView
15 85 (4.13%) MySQL
16 81 (3.94%) Azure SQL Database
17 78 (3.79%) Data Mining
18 60 (2.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 57 (2.77%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 133 (6.47%) Jenkins
2 116 (5.64%) Git (software)
3 83 (4.04%) JIRA
4 49 (2.38%) Artifactory
5 39 (1.90%) Maven
6 38 (1.85%) Bitbucket
7 24 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (1.17%) Vagrant
8 22 (1.07%) GitLab
9 16 (0.78%) Visual Studio
10 11 (0.53%) Axure RP
11 10 (0.49%) Cucumber
11 10 (0.49%) Selenium
12 9 (0.44%) Subversion
13 8 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.34%) Hudson
14 7 (0.34%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
16 5 (0.24%) JUnit
16 5 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 533 (25.91%) Finance
2 172 (8.36%) Marketing
3 135 (6.56%) Retail
4 108 (5.25%) Banking
5 71 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 66 (3.21%) Public Sector
7 63 (3.06%) Telecoms
8 58 (2.82%) Front Office
9 34 (1.65%) Automotive
10 31 (1.51%) Games
11 29 (1.41%) Electronics
12 26 (1.26%) Advertising
13 22 (1.07%) Legal
14 20 (0.97%) Law
15 14 (0.68%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.63%) Aerospace
17 10 (0.49%) Back Office
18 8 (0.39%) Investment Banking
18 8 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 452 (21.97%) Developer
2 387 (18.81%) Analyst
3 193 (9.38%) Data Analyst
4 172 (8.36%) Architect
5 163 (7.92%) Software Engineer
6 138 (6.71%) Data Engineer
7 130 (6.32%) Java Developer
8 105 (5.10%) Data Architect
9 97 (4.72%) Data Scientist
10 94 (4.57%) Consultant
11 92 (4.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 86 (4.18%) SQL Developer
13 85 (4.13%) Analytics Manager
14 71 (3.45%) Data Analytics Manager
15 68 (3.31%) Java Engineer
16 66 (3.21%) Data Manager
16 66 (3.21%) Senior Developer
17 61 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
18 59 (2.87%) Java Software Engineer
19 58 (2.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (7.24%) .NET
2 144 (7.00%) Kafka
3 133 (6.47%) Web Services
4 117 (5.69%) HTML
5 103 (5.01%) Node.js
6 95 (4.62%) AngularJS
7 90 (4.38%) CSS
8 79 (3.84%) J2EE
9 72 (3.50%) React
10 69 (3.35%) Natural Language Processing
11 61 (2.97%) REST
12 60 (2.92%) JSON
13 59 (2.87%) TensorFlow
14 50 (2.43%) HTML5
15 48 (2.33%) MDX
16 34 (1.65%) Spring
17 33 (1.60%) Pandas
17 33 (1.60%) scikit-learn
18 32 (1.56%) ASP.NET
18 32 (1.56%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 364 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (6.90%) Algorithms
3 127 (6.17%) User Experience
4 100 (4.86%) Data Structures
5 91 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 67 (3.26%) Equities
7 55 (2.67%) Fixed Income
8 51 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
9 38 (1.85%) Social Media
10 36 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
10 36 (1.75%) Robotics
11 34 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 33 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
12 33 (1.60%) Reference Data
13 32 (1.56%) CUDA
13 32 (1.56%) Internet of Things
13 32 (1.56%) Virtual Team
14 29 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
15 27 (1.31%) Derivative
15 27 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 170 (8.26%) Linux
2 93 (4.52%) Unix
3 68 (3.31%) Windows
4 34 (1.65%) Windows Server
5 19 (0.92%) CatOS
6 13 (0.63%) Android
7 12 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.29%) CentOS
10 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.097%) VMS
11 2 (0.097%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.049%) FreeRTOS
12 1 (0.049%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,057 (100.00%) Analytics
2 702 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
3 600 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 434 (21.10%) Visualisation
5 410 (19.93%) Machine Learning
6 365 (17.74%) Software Engineering
7 363 (17.65%) Data Science
8 320 (15.56%) DevOps
9 302 (14.68%) ETL
10 261 (12.69%) Data Modelling
11 249 (12.11%) Artificial Intelligence
12 239 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
13 218 (10.60%) Data Visualisation
14 216 (10.50%) Data Management
15 192 (9.33%) Data Analysis
16 178 (8.65%) Scrum
17 173 (8.41%) Mathematics
18 167 (8.12%) Computer Science
19 141 (6.85%) Big Data Analytics
20 128 (6.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 812 (39.47%) SQL
2 687 (33.40%) Python
3 383 (18.62%) Java
4 262 (12.74%) JavaScript
5 243 (11.81%) R
6 182 (8.85%) C#
7 120 (5.83%) Scala
8 109 (5.30%) C++
9 83 (4.04%) C
10 54 (2.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 54 (2.63%) T-SQL
11 52 (2.53%) TypeScript
12 43 (2.09%) Bash Shell
13 38 (1.85%) MATLAB
14 37 (1.80%) PHP
15 33 (1.60%) Ruby
16 32 (1.56%) PL/SQL
16 32 (1.56%) VBA
17 31 (1.51%) Perl
18 27 (1.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 291 (14.15%) Degree
2 97 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 59 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 47 (2.28%) DV Cleared
5 43 (2.09%) PhD
6 36 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (1.26%) Master's Degree
8 21 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
10 18 (0.88%) CCNP
11 12 (0.58%) CCNA
12 11 (0.53%) HND
13 10 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.39%) AWS Certification
14 8 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
14 8 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.34%) DBS Check
15 7 (0.34%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (6.76%) Data Quality
2 61 (2.97%) QA
3 34 (1.65%) GDPR
4 21 (1.02%) PMO
5 20 (0.97%) WAI
6 12 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.39%) Actionable Recommendations
8 6 (0.29%) GLP
8 6 (0.29%) GMP
9 5 (0.24%) SLA
10 4 (0.19%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.15%) COBIT
11 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.15%) NIST
12 2 (0.097%) IFRS
12 2 (0.097%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 2 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.097%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.049%) ITGC
System Software
1 182 (8.85%) Docker
2 21 (1.02%) VirtualBox
3 20 (0.97%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.78%) IAG
5 15 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (0.63%) HDFS
7 11 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (0.44%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.24%) Firmware
11 4 (0.19%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.049%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 126 (6.13%) Ansible
2 104 (5.06%) Terraform
3 85 (4.13%) Kubernetes
4 50 (2.43%) Puppet
5 41 (1.99%) Hadoop YARN
6 25 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
8 18 (0.88%) FortiGate
9 17 (0.83%) Consul
9 17 (0.83%) Oozie
10 16 (0.78%) Kibana
10 16 (0.78%) RANCID
11 10 (0.49%) Ambari
11 10 (0.49%) Salt
12 6 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.19%) Mesos
13 4 (0.19%) Rancher
13 4 (0.19%) SCCM
14 3 (0.15%) Chronos
Vendors
1 299 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 279 (13.56%) Tableau
3 182 (8.85%) Google
4 131 (6.37%) Oracle
5 83 (4.04%) Cloudera
5 83 (4.04%) Databricks
6 73 (3.55%) SAP
7 65 (3.16%) Hortonworks
8 41 (1.99%) IBM
9 38 (1.85%) Informatica
9 38 (1.85%) Splunk
10 34 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
11 31 (1.51%) Alteryx
12 28 (1.36%) Adobe
13 27 (1.31%) Cisco
13 27 (1.31%) Talend
14 26 (1.26%) VMware
15 24 (1.17%) MuleSoft
16 21 (1.02%) Palo Alto
17 20 (0.97%) Dataiku