Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 297 362
Rank change year-on-year +45 +65 +168
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 2441 2168 1936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.14% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.27% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1808 1839 1579
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analytics in the UK

Data Analytics
Top 15 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 22 November 2017. 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 +37 2291 £55,000 -1.35% 167
London +35 1463 £65,000 - 97
UK excluding London +24 927 £47,000 -6.00% 81
South East +67 304 £50,000 -9.09% 20
North of England +17 247 £45,000 -10.00% 20
North West +30 181 £50,000 +17.65% 14
Midlands +60 113 £42,500 -5.56% 6
South West -27 94 £50,000 - 13
Scotland +17 92 £42,500 -8.60% 10
East of England -62 77 £47,000 -14.55% 11
West Midlands +22 72 £42,500 -8.11% 4
Yorkshire +10 61 £42,500 -17.07% 5
East Midlands +51 40 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Wales +8 12 £38,750 +33.62% 1
North East +1 5 £36,500 -29.07% 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 2440 (99.96%) Analytics
2 981 (40.19%) SQL
3 886 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
4 805 (32.98%) Big Data
5 782 (32.04%) Finance
6 706 (28.92%) Python
7 600 (24.58%) Business Intelligence
8 592 (24.25%) Analytical Skills
9 549 (22.49%) Degree
10 520 (21.30%) Java
11 434 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
12 415 (17.00%) Tableau
13 405 (16.59%) Big Data Analytics
14 401 (16.43%) Banking
15 383 (15.69%) R
16 377 (15.44%) Oracle
17 372 (15.24%) Data Modelling
18 356 (14.58%) Hadoop
19 351 (14.38%) Visualisation
20 333 (13.64%) SQL Server
21 329 (13.48%) JavaScript
22 298 (12.21%) Data Analysis
23 295 (12.09%) Apache Spark
24 293 (12.00%) Machine Learning
25 291 (11.92%) Computer Science
26 287 (11.76%) Investment Banking
27 278 (11.39%) Retail Banking
27 278 (11.39%) Linux
28 273 (11.18%) Asset Management
29 270 (11.06%) Mathematics

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
1 295 (12.09%) Apache Spark
2 253 (10.36%) SAS
3 83 (3.40%) Tomcat
4 77 (3.15%) JBoss
5 73 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
6 58 (2.38%) Apache
7 38 (1.56%) Apache Pig
7 38 (1.56%) Confluence
8 35 (1.43%) CMS
9 33 (1.35%) Moodle
10 24 (0.98%) IIS
11 23 (0.94%) WebLogic
11 23 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.90%) Apache Geronimo
12 22 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 22 (0.90%) WildFly
13 19 (0.78%) Apache Solr
14 16 (0.66%) SharePoint
15 7 (0.29%) GeoServer
15 7 (0.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 253 (10.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 114 (4.67%) SPSS
3 89 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 46 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
5 22 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.61%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.33%) Chatbot
9 7 (0.29%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.25%) S-PLUS
10 6 (0.25%) Stata
11 3 (0.12%) GNU Octave
12 2 (0.082%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.082%) InVision
12 2 (0.082%) Maya
13 1 (0.041%) EViews
13 1 (0.041%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.041%) Weka
Business Applications
1 28 (1.15%) Actimize
2 23 (0.94%) SAP ERP
3 17 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.70%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 16 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.25%) SAP GRC
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle AML
7 4 (0.16%) FastStats
7 4 (0.16%) Raiser's Edge
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.12%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.082%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.082%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.082%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.082%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.041%) Oracle Utilities
10 1 (0.041%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 252 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 237 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (2.25%) GitHub
4 48 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 48 (1.97%) SaaS
5 41 (1.68%) Google Analytics
6 22 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
7 19 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
7 19 (0.78%) Azure Machine Learning
8 18 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
9 16 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (0.57%) AdWords
11 13 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
11 13 (0.53%) Office 365
12 12 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.49%) Serverless
13 11 (0.45%) PaaS
14 9 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.33%) IaaS
15 8 (0.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.19%) Internet
2 24 (0.98%) Network Security
3 19 (0.78%) Firewall
3 19 (0.78%) Wireless
4 11 (0.45%) HTTP
4 11 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.41%) DNS
6 8 (0.33%) SSL
7 7 (0.29%) LDAP
7 7 (0.29%) WAN
8 6 (0.25%) LAN
9 5 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.20%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.16%) BGP
10 4 (0.16%) Intranet
10 4 (0.16%) MPLS
10 4 (0.16%) OSPF
10 4 (0.16%) RFID
10 4 (0.16%) Skype
11 3 (0.12%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 805 (32.98%) Big Data
2 434 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
3 356 (14.58%) Hadoop
4 333 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 208 (8.52%) NoSQL
6 164 (6.72%) Relational Database
7 156 (6.39%) MongoDB
8 139 (5.69%) QlikView
9 137 (5.61%) Power BI
10 126 (5.16%) Apache Hive
11 118 (4.83%) Spotfire
12 116 (4.75%) Data Mining
12 116 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
13 111 (4.55%) OLAP
14 101 (4.14%) Oracle OLAP
15 96 (3.93%) BusinessObjects
16 90 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 79 (3.24%) Apache Cassandra
18 76 (3.11%) MySQL
18 76 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 100 (4.10%) JIRA
2 92 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 72 (2.95%) Git (software)
4 67 (2.74%) Maven
5 51 (2.09%) JUnit
6 50 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 46 (1.88%) Mockito
8 28 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
9 27 (1.11%) Selenium
10 23 (0.94%) Mocha
11 19 (0.78%) Subversion
12 17 (0.70%) Eclipse
13 15 (0.61%) Cucumber
13 15 (0.61%) Hudson
14 14 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 14 (0.57%) TeamCity
15 13 (0.53%) HP UFT
16 12 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
17 11 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 782 (32.04%) Finance
2 401 (16.43%) Banking
3 287 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 278 (11.39%) Retail Banking
5 253 (10.36%) Marketing
6 151 (6.19%) Retail
7 68 (2.79%) Publishing
8 64 (2.62%) Legal
9 55 (2.25%) Telecoms
10 49 (2.01%) Law
11 44 (1.80%) Manufacturing
12 38 (1.56%) Front Office
13 36 (1.47%) Electronics
14 34 (1.39%) Games
15 28 (1.15%) Advertising
16 22 (0.90%) Automotive
17 20 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
18 18 (0.74%) Aerospace
19 17 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
20 16 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 575 (23.56%) Developer
2 383 (15.69%) Analyst
3 223 (9.14%) Consultant
4 190 (7.78%) Data Analyst
5 173 (7.09%) Architect
6 140 (5.74%) Data Scientist
7 139 (5.69%) Senior Developer
8 110 (4.51%) Analytics Manager
9 109 (4.47%) Data Manager
10 102 (4.18%) Data Consultant
11 98 (4.01%) Java Developer
12 97 (3.97%) Software Engineer
13 95 (3.89%) Analytics Consultant
14 90 (3.69%) Data Architect
15 89 (3.65%) Data Analytics Manager
16 82 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
17 81 (3.32%) Data Engineer
18 76 (3.11%) SQL Developer
19 74 (3.03%) Quantitative Developer
20 73 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (9.42%) .NET
2 199 (8.15%) HTML
3 172 (7.05%) CSS
4 138 (5.65%) AngularJS
5 133 (5.45%) Web Services
6 130 (5.33%) Node.js
7 128 (5.24%) Spring
8 117 (4.79%) jQuery
9 101 (4.14%) RESTful
10 93 (3.81%) React
11 86 (3.52%) ASP.NET
12 85 (3.48%) Middleware
13 77 (3.15%) HTML5
13 77 (3.15%) J2EE
14 69 (2.83%) XML
15 62 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (2.42%) Kafka
17 53 (2.17%) CSS3
17 53 (2.17%) JSON
18 52 (2.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 592 (24.25%) Analytical Skills
2 291 (11.92%) Computer Science
3 212 (8.68%) User Experience
4 146 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
5 132 (5.41%) Algorithms
6 109 (4.47%) Management Information System
7 76 (3.11%) Mobile App
8 67 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
9 51 (2.09%) Social Media
10 47 (1.93%) Data Structures
11 40 (1.64%) Fintech
12 37 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
13 35 (1.43%) Data Centre
14 27 (1.11%) Public Cloud
15 24 (0.98%) FMCG
16 22 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
17 21 (0.86%) Fixed Income
18 20 (0.82%) Internet of Things
19 19 (0.78%) Equities
20 15 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 278 (11.39%) Linux
2 223 (9.14%) Unix
3 100 (4.10%) Windows
4 29 (1.19%) Android
5 26 (1.07%) Apple iOS
6 22 (0.90%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.37%) CentOS
9 7 (0.29%) AIX
9 7 (0.29%) HPUX
9 7 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.29%) Solaris
10 4 (0.16%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.082%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.082%) VMS
12 2 (0.082%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.041%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2440 (99.96%) Analytics
2 886 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
3 600 (24.58%) Business Intelligence
4 405 (16.59%) Big Data Analytics
5 372 (15.24%) Data Modelling
6 351 (14.38%) Visualisation
7 298 (12.21%) Data Analysis
8 293 (12.00%) Machine Learning
9 273 (11.18%) Asset Management
10 270 (11.06%) Mathematics
11 259 (10.61%) Scrum
12 257 (10.53%) ETL
13 254 (10.41%) Wealth Management
14 247 (10.12%) Data Management
15 209 (8.56%) Data Visualisation
16 207 (8.48%) DevOps
17 197 (8.07%) Project Management
18 189 (7.74%) Software Engineering
19 188 (7.70%) Open Source
20 149 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 981 (40.19%) SQL
2 706 (28.92%) Python
3 520 (21.30%) Java
4 383 (15.69%) R
5 329 (13.48%) JavaScript
6 195 (7.99%) C#
7 185 (7.58%) Perl
8 176 (7.21%) C++
9 173 (7.09%) PL/SQL
10 149 (6.10%) Scala
11 100 (4.10%) C
12 96 (3.93%) Bash Shell
13 92 (3.77%) VBA
14 90 (3.69%) T-SQL
15 57 (2.34%) MATLAB
16 40 (1.64%) Ruby
17 34 (1.39%) PHP
18 33 (1.35%) VB
19 28 (1.15%) Go
20 27 (1.11%) ES6
Qualifications
1 549 (22.49%) Degree
2 126 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 87 (3.56%) Numerate Degree
4 84 (3.44%) SC Cleared
5 74 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 73 (2.99%) PhD
7 64 (2.62%) DV Cleared
8 57 (2.34%) Master's Degree
9 45 (1.84%) CISSP
10 36 (1.47%) CISA
11 27 (1.11%) CISM
12 22 (0.90%) CEH
13 17 (0.70%) ISEB
14 16 (0.66%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
15 13 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
16 12 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (0.37%) CESG Certified Professional
18 8 (0.33%) MCITP
18 8 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (7.09%) Data Quality
2 92 (3.77%) QA
3 36 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.11%) GDPR
5 18 (0.74%) PMO
6 12 (0.49%) MiFID
6 12 (0.49%) SLA
7 9 (0.37%) CRD IV
7 9 (0.37%) EMIR
8 8 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
9 6 (0.25%) GCP
10 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.16%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.12%) COBIT
12 3 (0.12%) FATCA
13 2 (0.082%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.041%) GPG13
System Software
1 138 (5.65%) Docker
2 30 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (0.66%) HDFS
5 15 (0.61%) Apache Flume
6 14 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.12%) Snort
10 1 (0.041%) LXC
10 1 (0.041%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.041%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.041%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.041%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 45 (1.84%) Ansible
2 39 (1.60%) Puppet
3 30 (1.23%) Terraform
4 22 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
6 12 (0.49%) Data Guard
6 12 (0.49%) Kubernetes
6 12 (0.49%) Marathon
6 12 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (0.45%) Grafana
7 11 (0.45%) Mesos
8 7 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.25%) SCCM
10 3 (0.12%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 3 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.12%) Salt
11 2 (0.082%) Oozie
11 2 (0.082%) Packer
12 1 (0.041%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 415 (17.00%) Tableau
2 377 (15.44%) Oracle
3 248 (10.16%) Microsoft
4 111 (4.55%) Google
4 111 (4.55%) SAP
5 64 (2.62%) Splunk
6 57 (2.34%) Informatica
7 53 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 47 (1.93%) Cloudera
9 43 (1.76%) Cognizant
10 41 (1.68%) Alteryx
10 41 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
11 37 (1.52%) IBM
12 35 (1.43%) Cognos
12 35 (1.43%) Red Hat
13 34 (1.39%) Teradata
14 28 (1.15%) Talend
15 23 (0.94%) Adobe
15 23 (0.94%) MapR
16 22 (0.90%) Hortonworks