Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 213 226 269
Rank change year-on-year +13 +43 -1
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 795 2,046 2,090
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.61% 1.50% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.63% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 713 1,764 1,758
Median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +17.02%

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 45,731 125,361 150,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.42% 92.21% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 37,669 98,831 119,518
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 27 October 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 27 October 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 +11 729 £62,500 - 168
London +21 452 £70,000 -3.45% 86
UK excluding London +29 309 £55,000 +15.79% 108
South East +62 122 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Work from Home +14 101 £60,000 -14.29% 25
North of England +89 71 £55,000 +22.22% 29
North West +97 42 £55,000 +15.79% 18
South West +43 33 £48,788 +2.71% 8
Midlands +18 32 £55,000 +25.00% 25
Scotland +73 30 £50,000 +17.65% 11
Yorkshire +107 28 £50,000 +1.01% 9
West Midlands +34 18 £55,000 +10.00% 16
East Midlands +34 12 £38,500 -10.47% 9
East of England +85 8 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Wales +42 7 £45,000 +36.36% 9
Northern Ireland +12 6 £23,500 -25.40% 8
North East +2 1 £39,000 -1.37% 2

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 795 (100.00%) Analytics
2 354 (44.53%) SQL
3 327 (41.13%) Azure
4 263 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
5 259 (32.58%) Python
6 246 (30.94%) Business Intelligence
7 221 (27.80%) AWS
8 205 (25.79%) Power BI
8 205 (25.79%) Power Platform
9 200 (25.16%) Big Data
10 173 (21.76%) Java
11 166 (20.88%) Finance
12 164 (20.63%) Machine Learning
13 156 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
14 149 (18.74%) ETL
15 140 (17.61%) Microsoft
16 137 (17.23%) DevOps
17 135 (16.98%) Scrum
18 133 (16.73%) Visualisation
19 132 (16.60%) Data Warehouse
20 130 (16.35%) JavaScript
21 129 (16.23%) Data Modelling
22 124 (15.60%) Tableau
23 122 (15.35%) Degree
24 121 (15.22%) Data Science
25 120 (15.09%) SQL Server
26 118 (14.84%) Software Engineering
27 105 (13.21%) R
28 101 (12.70%) Hadoop
29 91 (11.45%) Requirements Gathering

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 66 (8.30%) SAS
2 55 (6.92%) Apache Spark
3 24 (3.02%) Apache
4 15 (1.89%) Confluence
5 14 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.38%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.63%) Apache Synapse
8 4 (0.50%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.50%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.50%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.50%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.38%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.25%) CMS
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.13%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.13%) Drupal
11 1 (0.13%) Mule
11 1 (0.13%) Tornado
11 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 69 (8.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (1.51%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.63%) Sketch
6 3 (0.38%) InVision
6 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.38%) SPSS
7 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.25%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.25%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.25%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.13%) Figma
Business Applications
1 11 (1.38%) Actimize
2 8 (1.01%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (1.01%) R3 Corda
3 5 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.38%) FINCAD Analytics
6 2 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.25%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.13%) Line 500
7 1 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
7 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 327 (41.13%) Azure
2 221 (27.80%) AWS
3 205 (25.79%) Power Platform
4 71 (8.93%) GCP
5 41 (5.16%) Azure Data Factory
6 31 (3.90%) SaaS
7 24 (3.02%) Serverless
8 21 (2.64%) OpenShift
9 16 (2.01%) PaaS
10 13 (1.64%) Google Analytics
10 13 (1.64%) Office 365
11 12 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (1.26%) Amazon S3
14 9 (1.13%) iPaaS
15 8 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
15 8 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (1.01%) Data Lake Analytics
16 7 (0.88%) Azure Functions
17 6 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.89%) Internet
2 9 (1.13%) Firewall
3 8 (1.01%) Broadband
3 8 (1.01%) WAN
4 5 (0.63%) SMS
5 4 (0.50%) BGP
5 4 (0.50%) LAN
5 4 (0.50%) MPLS
5 4 (0.50%) Skype
5 4 (0.50%) VoIP
6 2 (0.25%) HTTP
6 2 (0.25%) Intranet
6 2 (0.25%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.13%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.13%) 5G
7 1 (0.13%) DSL
7 1 (0.13%) FTP
7 1 (0.13%) SSL
7 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (25.79%) Power BI
2 200 (25.16%) Big Data
3 132 (16.60%) Data Warehouse
4 124 (15.60%) Tableau
5 120 (15.09%) SQL Server
6 101 (12.70%) Hadoop
7 83 (10.44%) Data Lake
8 62 (7.80%) Apache Hive
9 57 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 55 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 54 (6.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 52 (6.54%) BusinessObjects
13 49 (6.16%) Azure SQL Database
14 46 (5.79%) Pentaho
15 45 (5.66%) Oracle Database
16 44 (5.53%) Impala
17 41 (5.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 36 (4.53%) NoSQL
19 31 (3.90%) Relational Database
20 26 (3.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (5.03%) Git (software)
2 29 (3.65%) JIRA
3 22 (2.77%) Artifactory
4 19 (2.39%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.26%) Maven
6 9 (1.13%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.13%) IntelliJ
6 9 (1.13%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.88%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.88%) webpack
9 6 (0.75%) Selenium
9 6 (0.75%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.50%) JUnit
10 4 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.38%) Cypress.io
12 2 (0.25%) Grunt
12 2 (0.25%) Mocha
General
1 166 (20.88%) Finance
2 48 (6.04%) Banking
3 34 (4.28%) Marketing
4 32 (4.03%) Retail
5 30 (3.77%) Front Office
6 21 (2.64%) Public Sector
7 20 (2.52%) Games
8 17 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.51%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.13%) Legal
11 6 (0.75%) Advertising
11 6 (0.75%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.75%) Local Government
12 5 (0.63%) Back Office
12 5 (0.63%) Law
13 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.38%) Billing
14 3 (0.38%) Electronics
15 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 165 (20.75%) Developer
2 115 (14.47%) Data Engineer
3 78 (9.81%) Analyst
4 77 (9.69%) Consultant
5 67 (8.43%) Architect
6 47 (5.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 43 (5.41%) Data Analyst
8 36 (4.53%) Azure Developer
9 34 (4.28%) Senior Manager
9 34 (4.28%) SQL Developer
10 33 (4.15%) Data Architect
10 33 (4.15%) Data Scientist
11 32 (4.03%) Data Consultant
12 28 (3.52%) Java Developer
12 28 (3.52%) SQL BI Developer
12 28 (3.52%) SQL Server Developer
13 25 (3.14%) Microsoft BI Developer
13 25 (3.14%) Senior Developer
13 25 (3.14%) SQL Server BI Developer
14 24 (3.02%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (10.69%) .NET
2 49 (6.16%) Web Services
3 37 (4.65%) HTML
4 34 (4.28%) JSON
5 32 (4.03%) React
6 29 (3.65%) REST
7 26 (3.27%) AngularJS
7 26 (3.27%) CSS
8 25 (3.14%) HTML5
9 24 (3.02%) Kafka
10 23 (2.89%) Natural Language Processing
10 23 (2.89%) Node.js
10 23 (2.89%) XML
11 20 (2.52%) J2EE
11 20 (2.52%) Middleware
12 18 (2.26%) SOAP
13 17 (2.14%) CSS3
13 17 (2.14%) Pandas
14 16 (2.01%) .NET Core
14 16 (2.01%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 156 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (4.40%) Fixed Income
4 31 (3.90%) Public Cloud
5 28 (3.52%) Blog
6 27 (3.40%) Equities
7 26 (3.27%) Hedge funds
8 25 (3.14%) Derivative
8 25 (3.14%) User Experience
9 21 (2.64%) Algorithms
9 21 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (2.52%) Management Information System
11 18 (2.26%) Equity Derivative
11 18 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (1.89%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.38%) Internet of Things
14 8 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
15 7 (0.88%) FMCG
16 6 (0.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 75 (9.43%) Unix
2 65 (8.18%) Linux
3 28 (3.52%) Windows
4 10 (1.26%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.38%) Android
7 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 795 (100.00%) Analytics
2 263 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (30.94%) Business Intelligence
4 164 (20.63%) Machine Learning
5 149 (18.74%) ETL
6 137 (17.23%) DevOps
7 135 (16.98%) Scrum
8 133 (16.73%) Visualisation
9 129 (16.23%) Data Modelling
10 121 (15.22%) Data Science
11 118 (14.84%) Software Engineering
12 91 (11.45%) Requirements Gathering
13 87 (10.94%) Artificial Intelligence
14 86 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
15 85 (10.69%) Decision-Making
16 84 (10.57%) Microservices
17 83 (10.44%) Mentoring
18 81 (10.19%) Data Visualisation
19 73 (9.18%) Computer Science
20 62 (7.80%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 354 (44.53%) SQL
2 259 (32.58%) Python
3 173 (21.76%) Java
4 130 (16.35%) JavaScript
5 105 (13.21%) R
6 65 (8.18%) C#
7 46 (5.79%) C++
7 46 (5.79%) PL/SQL
8 45 (5.66%) Shell Script
9 38 (4.78%) HiveQL
10 21 (2.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 19 (2.39%) C
12 18 (2.26%) PHP
12 18 (2.26%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.51%) Kotlin
14 11 (1.38%) Scala
15 9 (1.13%) Perl
16 8 (1.01%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.88%) U-SQL
18 5 (0.63%) Rust
Qualifications
1 122 (15.35%) Degree
2 30 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 23 (2.89%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.76%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.13%) CISSP
8 8 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.01%) PhD
9 7 (0.88%) CCNA
9 7 (0.88%) CCNP
9 7 (0.88%) CISM
9 7 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.75%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.50%) JNCIP
11 4 (0.50%) JNCIS
11 4 (0.50%) MCSE
12 3 (0.38%) CRISC
12 3 (0.38%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.66%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.52%) NIST
3 17 (2.14%) QA
4 7 (0.88%) PMO
5 5 (0.63%) GDPR
6 4 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.50%) SLA
7 3 (0.38%) FATCA
7 3 (0.38%) ITGC
7 3 (0.38%) MiFID
7 3 (0.38%) NCSC
8 2 (0.25%) COSO
9 1 (0.13%) IFRS
9 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (9.06%) Docker
2 48 (6.04%) HDFS
3 16 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.38%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 79 (9.94%) Kubernetes
2 34 (4.28%) Terraform
3 18 (2.26%) Ansible
4 8 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (0.75%) Puppet
6 4 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.50%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.50%) SCOM
7 3 (0.38%) Icinga
7 3 (0.38%) SCCM
8 2 (0.25%) Kibana
8 2 (0.25%) logstash
8 2 (0.25%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.25%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 140 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 75 (9.43%) Oracle
3 63 (7.92%) Databricks
4 58 (7.30%) Talend
5 45 (5.66%) Cloudera
5 45 (5.66%) SAP
6 41 (5.16%) Informatica
7 36 (4.53%) Google
8 18 (2.26%) VMware
9 15 (1.89%) Splunk
10 14 (1.76%) Alteryx
11 11 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.26%) Cisco
13 7 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (0.75%) Teradata
15 5 (0.63%) Adobe
15 5 (0.63%) Capita
15 5 (0.63%) Cognos
15 5 (0.63%) CommVault
16 4 (0.50%) IBM