Period
to 14 April 2021

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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 185 189 205
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16 +51
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 1,485 2,063 2,538
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.78% 1.82% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.98% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,152 1,481 1,861
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,688 £46,250 £44,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £80,000 £91,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £99,750 £132,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

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 77,007 104,259 137,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.48% 92.17% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 59,280 83,736 109,325
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -

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 14 April 2021.

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 14 April 2021. 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 +2 1,326 £60,000 -14.29% 236
London +3 795 £67,500 -12.90% 120
UK excluding London 0 571 £47,500 -5.00% 124
Work from Home -66 258 £57,500 -36.11% 43
South East -18 131 £50,000 -13.04% 24
Midlands +67 124 £50,000 -4.76% 22
North of England -15 123 £45,000 -8.16% 38
West Midlands +59 96 £50,000 -6.98% 17
South West -12 84 £40,000 -15.79% 15
North West +14 68 £42,550 -10.42% 22
Yorkshire -2 53 £50,000 +2.04% 10
Scotland +5 51 £52,500 - 6
East of England +26 39 £67,500 +35.00% 16
East Midlands +22 28 £35,000 -6.67% 5
Wales +39 13 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Northern Ireland +8 6 £23,500 -24.80%
North East -21 2 £52,250 +1.46% 6

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, 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 1,485 (100.00%) Analytics
2 637 (42.90%) SQL
3 514 (34.61%) Python
4 501 (33.74%) Business Intelligence
5 432 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
6 416 (28.01%) Azure
7 349 (23.50%) AWS
8 345 (23.23%) Finance
9 332 (22.36%) Data Science
10 315 (21.21%) Power Platform
11 313 (21.08%) Power BI
12 301 (20.27%) Visualisation
13 288 (19.39%) Big Data
14 283 (19.06%) Machine Learning
15 272 (18.32%) Analytical Skills
16 245 (16.50%) Tableau
17 237 (15.96%) Degree
18 235 (15.82%) Data Warehouse
19 233 (15.69%) ETL
20 213 (14.34%) Microsoft
21 205 (13.80%) DevOps
22 194 (13.06%) Data Modelling
23 193 (13.00%) Data Visualisation
24 188 (12.66%) Artificial Intelligence
25 179 (12.05%) Software Engineering
26 173 (11.65%) SQL Server
27 172 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
28 167 (11.25%) Java
29 160 (10.77%) Docker
30 157 (10.57%) Decision-Making

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
1 132 (8.89%) SAS
2 105 (7.07%) Apache Spark
3 40 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (2.02%) Apache
5 25 (1.68%) Apache Airflow
5 25 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 14 (0.94%) Confluence
7 13 (0.88%) Luigi
8 4 (0.27%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.13%) CMS
9 2 (0.13%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.13%) Liferay
9 2 (0.13%) nginx
9 2 (0.13%) WordPress
10 1 (0.067%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.067%) JBoss
10 1 (0.067%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.067%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.067%) Tomcat
Applications
1 89 (5.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.81%) SPSS
6 6 (0.40%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.40%) Sketch
6 6 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.27%) InVision
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.13%) Figma
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.13%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.47%) FastStats
3 6 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.27%) HFM
4 4 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 4 (0.27%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Clinical
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.13%) Relativity
6 2 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.067%) Actimize
7 1 (0.067%) Concordance
7 1 (0.067%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.067%) Magento
7 1 (0.067%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.067%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.067%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.067%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 416 (28.01%) Azure
2 349 (23.50%) AWS
3 315 (21.21%) Power Platform
4 150 (10.10%) GCP
5 62 (4.18%) SaaS
6 50 (3.37%) Azure Data Factory
7 35 (2.36%) Serverless
8 31 (2.09%) Microsoft 365
9 27 (1.82%) PaaS
10 21 (1.41%) GitHub
11 20 (1.35%) Amazon S3
12 18 (1.21%) Google Analytics
13 17 (1.14%) Apigee
13 17 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
13 17 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
13 17 (1.14%) iPaaS
14 16 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
16 13 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
16 13 (0.88%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.35%) Internet
2 12 (0.81%) DNS
2 12 (0.81%) Firewall
3 8 (0.54%) Unified Communications
4 6 (0.40%) HTTP
5 4 (0.27%) Broadband
5 4 (0.27%) OpenVPN
5 4 (0.27%) SSL
6 3 (0.20%) NAS
6 3 (0.20%) SAN
6 3 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.13%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.13%) CHAP
7 2 (0.13%) FTP
7 2 (0.13%) Network Security
7 2 (0.13%) Sourcefire
7 2 (0.13%) VoIP
7 2 (0.13%) VPN
7 2 (0.13%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (21.08%) Power BI
2 288 (19.39%) Big Data
3 245 (16.50%) Tableau
4 235 (15.82%) Data Warehouse
5 173 (11.65%) SQL Server
6 103 (6.94%) Data Lake
7 96 (6.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 91 (6.13%) Hadoop
9 70 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 69 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 62 (4.18%) Amazon Redshift
12 56 (3.77%) Data Mining
12 56 (3.77%) NoSQL
13 53 (3.57%) QlikView
14 52 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
15 50 (3.37%) Snowflake Schema
16 47 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
16 47 (3.16%) MySQL
17 46 (3.10%) Apache Hive
18 45 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 75 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 52 (3.50%) Jenkins
3 34 (2.29%) JIRA
4 22 (1.48%) Cypress.io
5 16 (1.08%) IntelliJ
6 15 (1.01%) Maven
7 13 (0.88%) GitLab
7 13 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (0.81%) SonarQube
9 9 (0.61%) JUnit
9 9 (0.61%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.54%) Artifactory
10 8 (0.54%) Burp Suite
11 7 (0.47%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.40%) CircleCI
12 6 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.34%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.34%) MLflow
13 5 (0.34%) Selenium
13 5 (0.34%) webpack
General
1 345 (23.23%) Finance
2 103 (6.94%) Marketing
3 75 (5.05%) Banking
4 63 (4.24%) Retail
5 62 (4.18%) Public Sector
6 36 (2.42%) Front Office
6 36 (2.42%) Games
7 27 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 25 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.35%) Law
10 19 (1.28%) Advertising
11 17 (1.14%) Aerospace
11 17 (1.14%) Telecoms
12 14 (0.94%) Humanities
13 12 (0.81%) Legal
13 12 (0.81%) Publishing
14 10 (0.67%) Automotive
15 9 (0.61%) Brand Awareness
15 9 (0.61%) Electronics
15 9 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 303 (20.40%) Developer
2 236 (15.89%) Analyst
3 159 (10.71%) Data Engineer
4 107 (7.21%) Data Analyst
5 98 (6.60%) Architect
6 94 (6.33%) Consultant
7 72 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 71 (4.78%) Data Scientist
9 70 (4.71%) Senior Developer
10 60 (4.04%) Data Architect
11 51 (3.43%) Business Analyst
11 51 (3.43%) Data Manager
12 50 (3.37%) Python Developer
12 50 (3.37%) Python Engineer
13 48 (3.23%) Software Engineer
14 47 (3.16%) Data Analytics Engineer
15 44 (2.96%) Junior
16 43 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 42 (2.83%) Analytics Manager
18 38 (2.56%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (7.61%) .NET
2 69 (4.65%) Kafka
2 69 (4.65%) React
3 63 (4.24%) HTML
4 61 (4.11%) CSS
5 50 (3.37%) Web Services
6 45 (3.03%) AngularJS
6 45 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
7 42 (2.83%) REST
8 36 (2.42%) Spring Boot
9 35 (2.36%) ASP.NET
10 31 (2.09%) SQLAlchemy
11 30 (2.02%) Node.js
12 28 (1.89%) Spring
13 23 (1.55%) .NET Core
13 23 (1.55%) GraphQL
13 23 (1.55%) Pandas
14 19 (1.28%) RESTful
15 17 (1.14%) Vue.js
16 16 (1.08%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 272 (18.32%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.05%) User Experience
3 62 (4.18%) Derivative
4 48 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 47 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
6 46 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
7 43 (2.90%) Algorithms
8 38 (2.56%) Life Science
9 37 (2.49%) Management Information System
10 33 (2.22%) Equities
11 24 (1.62%) Equity Derivative
12 23 (1.55%) NHS
13 22 (1.48%) Data Centre
14 21 (1.41%) Hedge funds
15 19 (1.28%) Public Cloud
16 16 (1.08%) Cloud Native
16 16 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 15 (1.01%) Internet of Things
18 13 (0.88%) FMCG
18 13 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 73 (4.92%) Linux
2 36 (2.42%) Windows
3 35 (2.36%) Unix
4 8 (0.54%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.20%) AIX
6 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.13%) CentOS
6 2 (0.13%) Solaris
6 2 (0.13%) VMS
7 1 (0.067%) Android
7 1 (0.067%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.067%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.067%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,485 (100.00%) Analytics
2 501 (33.74%) Business Intelligence
3 432 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
4 332 (22.36%) Data Science
5 301 (20.27%) Visualisation
6 283 (19.06%) Machine Learning
7 233 (15.69%) ETL
8 205 (13.80%) DevOps
9 194 (13.06%) Data Modelling
10 193 (13.00%) Data Visualisation
11 188 (12.66%) Artificial Intelligence
12 179 (12.05%) Software Engineering
13 172 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
14 157 (10.57%) Decision-Making
15 153 (10.30%) Data Engineering
16 137 (9.23%) Scrum
17 126 (8.48%) Mentoring
18 123 (8.28%) Data Analysis
19 122 (8.22%) Data Management
20 108 (7.27%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 637 (42.90%) SQL
2 514 (34.61%) Python
3 167 (11.25%) Java
4 157 (10.57%) R
5 147 (9.90%) JavaScript
6 114 (7.68%) C#
7 43 (2.90%) T-SQL
8 42 (2.83%) TypeScript
9 41 (2.76%) C
10 40 (2.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 35 (2.36%) C++
12 28 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 28 (1.89%) VBA
13 21 (1.41%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.35%) PowerShell
14 20 (1.35%) Shell Script
15 19 (1.28%) HiveQL
15 19 (1.28%) Scala
16 15 (1.01%) Go
17 14 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 237 (15.96%) Degree
2 87 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 65 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 48 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (1.68%) CISSP
6 23 (1.55%) CISM
7 22 (1.48%) PhD
8 21 (1.41%) Master's Degree
9 17 (1.14%) CISA
10 16 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.94%) CRISC
12 12 (0.81%) DV Cleared
13 11 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
14 9 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
16 4 (0.27%) GIAC
16 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
17 3 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
17 3 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 3 (0.20%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.53%) Data Quality
2 47 (3.16%) QA
3 35 (2.36%) NIST
4 23 (1.55%) GDPR
5 19 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.47%) CDISC
7 7 (0.47%) SLA
8 6 (0.40%) COBIT
9 5 (0.34%) COSO
9 5 (0.34%) Good Clinical Practice
9 5 (0.34%) GRC
9 5 (0.34%) NIST 800
9 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.20%) NCSC
10 3 (0.20%) PMO
11 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.13%) AIFMD
11 2 (0.13%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 160 (10.77%) Docker
2 23 (1.55%) HDFS
3 21 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.13%) Firmware
5 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.067%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.067%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 148 (9.97%) Kubernetes
2 85 (5.72%) Terraform
3 19 (1.28%) Ansible
3 19 (1.28%) Grafana
4 13 (0.88%) Prometheus
5 10 (0.67%) Puppet
6 6 (0.40%) Kubeflow
7 5 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.34%) Istio
7 5 (0.34%) RSA Archer
8 4 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.20%) Zipkin
10 2 (0.13%) Kibana
10 2 (0.13%) logstash
10 2 (0.13%) Oozie
10 2 (0.13%) Packer
11 1 (0.067%) FlexNet
11 1 (0.067%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 213 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 110 (7.41%) Google
3 100 (6.73%) Oracle
4 62 (4.18%) Databricks
5 44 (2.96%) SAP
6 41 (2.76%) Talend
7 39 (2.63%) Alteryx
7 39 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 36 (2.42%) Informatica
9 35 (2.36%) Cloudera
10 32 (2.15%) Cognos
11 15 (1.01%) Teradata
12 12 (0.81%) Cisco
12 12 (0.81%) IBM
13 10 (0.67%) Sage
14 9 (0.61%) App Annie
14 9 (0.61%) ServiceNow
14 9 (0.61%) Splunk
15 7 (0.47%) Facebook
15 7 (0.47%) JD Edwards