Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 273 370
Rank change year-on-year +11 +97 +139
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 2351 2358 1896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.22% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.37% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1677 2022 1471
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.48% +10.53% +6.74%

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 159505 171809 193501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.13% 88.32%
Number of salaries quoted 125527 143321 159045
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 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 26 September 2017.

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 26 September 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 +7 2216 £55,000 -8.33% 115
London +14 1444 £65,000 +4.00% 57
UK excluding London -12 861 £47,000 -10.48% 62
South East +29 269 £50,000 -9.09% 19
North of England +20 247 £45,000 -10.00% 15
North West +65 190 £46,500 -2.11% 15
Midlands +59 125 £42,500 -8.11% 5
West Midlands +61 95 £45,000 -
Scotland +8 77 £40,000 -27.27% 3
South West -68 77 £52,500 +5.00% 9
East of England -55 68 £47,000 -14.55% 10
Yorkshire -26 51 £42,500 -15.00%
East Midlands +35 30 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Wales +5 7 £35,000 +20.69% 1
North East +2 6 £55,000 -2.62%
Northern Ireland -21 5 £57,000 +42.50%

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 2351 (100.00%) Analytics
2 902 (38.37%) SQL
3 848 (36.07%) Finance
4 814 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 729 (31.01%) Big Data
6 648 (27.56%) Python
7 616 (26.20%) Analytical Skills
8 586 (24.93%) Business Intelligence
9 530 (22.54%) Java
10 499 (21.23%) Degree
11 435 (18.50%) Retail
12 421 (17.91%) Banking
13 405 (17.23%) Data Warehouse
14 392 (16.67%) Tableau
15 377 (16.04%) Data Modelling
16 366 (15.57%) Big Data Analytics
17 364 (15.48%) R
17 364 (15.48%) Oracle
18 347 (14.76%) Visualisation
19 326 (13.87%) Hadoop
20 319 (13.57%) Investment Banking
21 305 (12.97%) Data Analysis
22 303 (12.89%) Retail Banking
23 302 (12.85%) JavaScript
24 296 (12.59%) Asset Management
25 288 (12.25%) Marketing
26 281 (11.95%) SQL Server
27 280 (11.91%) Wealth Management
28 268 (11.40%) Linux
29 265 (11.27%) Computer Science

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
1 261 (11.10%) Apache Spark
2 250 (10.63%) SAS
3 91 (3.87%) Tomcat
4 83 (3.53%) JBoss
5 53 (2.25%) Apache
6 46 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (1.53%) Apache Pig
7 36 (1.53%) CMS
8 32 (1.36%) Confluence
9 31 (1.32%) Moodle
10 25 (1.06%) IIS
11 23 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 23 (0.98%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.94%) Apache Geronimo
12 22 (0.94%) WebLogic
12 22 (0.94%) WildFly
13 21 (0.89%) SharePoint
14 19 (0.81%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.51%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.30%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 263 (11.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 126 (5.36%) SPSS
3 90 (3.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
5 25 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (0.77%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.26%) S-PLUS
8 6 (0.26%) Stata
9 3 (0.13%) GIMP
10 2 (0.085%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.085%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.085%) InVision
10 2 (0.085%) Maya
10 2 (0.085%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.043%) EViews
11 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.043%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.043%) Weka
Business Applications
1 24 (1.02%) Actimize
2 22 (0.94%) SAP ERP
3 17 (0.72%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 15 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.34%) SAP FSCM
8 6 (0.26%) FastStats
8 6 (0.26%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.26%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.26%) SAP MM
8 6 (0.26%) SAP PS
8 6 (0.26%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.17%) SAP GRC
10 3 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.085%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.085%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.085%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 202 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (2.08%) SaaS
4 35 (1.49%) Google Analytics
5 33 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (1.11%) GitHub
7 17 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
7 17 (0.72%) Office 365
8 14 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
9 12 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
10 11 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.38%) AdWords
11 9 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
11 9 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
12 7 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (0.30%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.62%) Network Security
2 36 (1.53%) Internet
3 29 (1.23%) Firewall
4 19 (0.81%) HTTP
5 17 (0.72%) Wireless
6 16 (0.68%) DNS
7 15 (0.64%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.55%) WAN
9 9 (0.38%) LAN
9 9 (0.38%) SSL
10 8 (0.34%) Intranet
10 8 (0.34%) MPLS
11 7 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.26%) BGP
12 6 (0.26%) LDAP
13 5 (0.21%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.21%) ZigBee
14 4 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.17%) Cisco PIX
14 4 (0.17%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 729 (31.01%) Big Data
2 405 (17.23%) Data Warehouse
3 326 (13.87%) Hadoop
4 281 (11.95%) SQL Server
5 191 (8.12%) NoSQL
6 162 (6.89%) Relational Database
7 156 (6.64%) MongoDB
8 133 (5.66%) QlikView
9 121 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
10 120 (5.10%) Apache Hive
11 115 (4.89%) BusinessObjects
11 115 (4.89%) OLAP
12 108 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 101 (4.30%) Oracle OLAP
14 97 (4.13%) Data Mining
15 94 (4.00%) Power BI
16 88 (3.74%) Spotfire
17 76 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
17 76 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 74 (3.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 77 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 76 (3.23%) JIRA
3 75 (3.19%) Git (software)
4 71 (3.02%) Maven
5 59 (2.51%) Sonatype Nexus
6 56 (2.38%) JUnit
7 51 (2.17%) Mockito
8 25 (1.06%) Selenium
8 25 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
9 17 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 16 (0.68%) Subversion
11 15 (0.64%) Mocha
11 15 (0.64%) TeamCity
12 13 (0.55%) Bitbucket
13 12 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (0.47%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.47%) Hudson
14 11 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 10 (0.43%) RStudio
General
1 848 (36.07%) Finance
2 435 (18.50%) Retail
3 421 (17.91%) Banking
4 319 (13.57%) Investment Banking
5 303 (12.89%) Retail Banking
6 288 (12.25%) Marketing
7 67 (2.85%) Publishing
8 57 (2.42%) Manufacturing
9 56 (2.38%) Legal
10 55 (2.34%) Law
10 55 (2.34%) Telecoms
11 48 (2.04%) Front Office
12 38 (1.62%) Electronics
13 28 (1.19%) Games
14 22 (0.94%) Advertising
14 22 (0.94%) Automotive
15 18 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
16 14 (0.60%) Aerospace
16 14 (0.60%) Private Banking
17 12 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 523 (22.25%) Developer
2 424 (18.03%) Analyst
3 239 (10.17%) Consultant
4 184 (7.83%) Data Analyst
5 167 (7.10%) Architect
6 131 (5.57%) Data Scientist
7 114 (4.85%) Analytics Consultant
8 112 (4.76%) Analytics Manager
9 107 (4.55%) Data Consultant
9 107 (4.55%) Data Manager
10 106 (4.51%) Senior Developer
11 99 (4.21%) Java Developer
12 93 (3.96%) Data Analytics Manager
12 93 (3.96%) Software Engineer
13 86 (3.66%) Data Analytics Consultant
14 82 (3.49%) Data Architect
15 76 (3.23%) Quantitative Developer
16 74 (3.15%) Security Consultant
17 72 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 66 (2.81%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (8.04%) .NET
2 171 (7.27%) HTML
3 136 (5.78%) CSS
4 118 (5.02%) Spring
5 115 (4.89%) AngularJS
6 114 (4.85%) Node.js
7 105 (4.47%) RESTful
8 92 (3.91%) Web Services
9 83 (3.53%) J2EE
10 82 (3.49%) jQuery
11 79 (3.36%) Middleware
12 78 (3.32%) Kafka
12 78 (3.32%) React
13 74 (3.15%) XML
14 69 (2.93%) HTML5
15 53 (2.25%) ASP.NET
16 52 (2.21%) JSON
17 51 (2.17%) JDBC
17 51 (2.17%) JMS
17 51 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 616 (26.20%) Analytical Skills
2 265 (11.27%) Computer Science
3 199 (8.46%) User Experience
4 149 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
5 131 (5.57%) Algorithms
6 118 (5.02%) Management Information System
7 70 (2.98%) Mobile App
8 68 (2.89%) Social Media
9 66 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
10 43 (1.83%) Data Structures
11 35 (1.49%) Data Centre
12 32 (1.36%) Public Cloud
13 26 (1.11%) Internet of Things
13 26 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
14 25 (1.06%) Fintech
14 25 (1.06%) NHS
15 19 (0.81%) Virtual Team
16 18 (0.77%) Blog
16 18 (0.77%) Equities
16 18 (0.77%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 268 (11.40%) Linux
2 228 (9.70%) Unix
3 119 (5.06%) Windows
4 37 (1.57%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.36%) Android
6 25 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.38%) CentOS
8 9 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.30%) AIX
9 7 (0.30%) HPUX
9 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.26%) Kali Linux
10 6 (0.26%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.17%) Solaris
13 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.085%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2351 (100.00%) Analytics
2 814 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 586 (24.93%) Business Intelligence
4 377 (16.04%) Data Modelling
5 366 (15.57%) Big Data Analytics
6 347 (14.76%) Visualisation
7 305 (12.97%) Data Analysis
8 296 (12.59%) Asset Management
9 280 (11.91%) Wealth Management
10 246 (10.46%) Data Management
11 239 (10.17%) Machine Learning
12 236 (10.04%) Mathematics
13 227 (9.66%) Scrum
14 220 (9.36%) ETL
15 202 (8.59%) Data Visualisation
16 175 (7.44%) Software Engineering
17 174 (7.40%) DevOps
18 173 (7.36%) Open Source
19 166 (7.06%) Project Management
20 161 (6.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 902 (38.37%) SQL
2 648 (27.56%) Python
3 530 (22.54%) Java
4 364 (15.48%) R
5 302 (12.85%) JavaScript
6 185 (7.87%) Perl
7 179 (7.61%) C++
8 170 (7.23%) PL/SQL
9 151 (6.42%) C#
10 150 (6.38%) Scala
11 97 (4.13%) C
12 94 (4.00%) Bash Shell
13 85 (3.62%) VBA
14 78 (3.32%) T-SQL
15 50 (2.13%) MATLAB
16 38 (1.62%) Ruby
17 33 (1.40%) VB
18 31 (1.32%) PHP
19 30 (1.28%) ES6
20 22 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 499 (21.23%) Degree
2 126 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 92 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 90 (3.83%) Numerate Degree
5 80 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 78 (3.32%) PhD
7 63 (2.68%) Master's Degree
8 59 (2.51%) DV Cleared
9 37 (1.57%) CISA
10 36 (1.53%) CISSP
11 28 (1.19%) CISM
12 15 (0.64%) ISEB
13 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.51%) CIMA
16 11 (0.47%) CITP
17 10 (0.43%) ISTQB
18 9 (0.38%) CCNP
18 9 (0.38%) CESG Certified Professional
19 8 (0.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (7.06%) Data Quality
2 82 (3.49%) QA
3 36 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.89%) PMO
5 16 (0.68%) GDPR
6 12 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.47%) SLA
8 8 (0.34%) MiFID
9 7 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
10 6 (0.26%) CRD IV
10 6 (0.26%) EMIR
10 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.21%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 3 (0.13%) FATCA
13 3 (0.13%) GCP
13 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.085%) COBIT
15 1 (0.043%) GPG13
15 1 (0.043%) IFRS
System Software
1 104 (4.42%) Docker
2 39 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.64%) HDFS
5 14 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.55%) Apache Flume
7 11 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.21%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (0.17%) Snort
10 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.043%) LXC
11 1 (0.043%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.043%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 45 (1.91%) Puppet
2 40 (1.70%) Ansible
3 32 (1.36%) Terraform
4 22 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.60%) Grafana
6 10 (0.43%) Marathon
7 9 (0.38%) Data Guard
7 9 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (0.34%) Mesos
9 6 (0.26%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.17%) SCCM
11 2 (0.085%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.085%) Salt
12 1 (0.043%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 1 (0.043%) CSIRT
12 1 (0.043%) Piwik
12 1 (0.043%) QRadar
Vendors
1 392 (16.67%) Tableau
2 364 (15.48%) Oracle
3 216 (9.19%) Microsoft
4 132 (5.61%) SAP
5 94 (4.00%) Splunk
6 74 (3.15%) Google
7 62 (2.64%) Informatica
8 54 (2.30%) TIBCO
9 53 (2.25%) Cognizant
10 51 (2.17%) Alteryx
10 51 (2.17%) Cloudera
11 40 (1.70%) Red Hat
12 35 (1.49%) Cisco
13 33 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
13 33 (1.40%) VMware
14 29 (1.23%) Cognos
15 28 (1.19%) IBM
16 25 (1.06%) Talend
17 23 (0.98%) Twitter
18 21 (0.89%) Hortonworks