Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 254 284
Rank change year-on-year +43 +30 +5
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 2,426 2,288 2,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.69% 1.33% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.44% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,755 1,792 1,580
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £34,230 £35,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £98,250 £93,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -14.29%

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 132,251 158,378 158,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.03% 92.00% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 103,737 127,468 128,710
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +47 2,283 £62,500 +8.70% 213
London +47 1,281 £70,000 +7.69% 108
UK excluding London +65 1,105 £50,000 - 120
South East +63 453 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Midlands +119 189 £43,000 -11.79% 20
North of England -32 155 £45,000 -5.26% 18
West Midlands +78 138 £55,000 +10.00% 17
South West +32 133 £55,000 +4.76% 21
Scotland +35 90 £49,250 +3.68% 12
East of England +52 72 £57,500 +4.55% 17
Yorkshire -23 70 £50,000 +11.11% 6
North West -40 64 £40,000 -20.00% 8
East Midlands +65 51 £40,000 -6.35% 3
North East +43 21 £40,000 -3.03% 4
Northern Ireland -9 20 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Wales +3 7 £35,000 -34.88% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 2,425 (99.96%) Analytics
2 884 (36.44%) SQL
3 857 (35.33%) Python
4 837 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
5 621 (25.60%) Business Intelligence
6 606 (24.98%) Big Data
7 578 (23.83%) Finance
8 513 (21.15%) DevOps
9 502 (20.69%) Java
10 484 (19.95%) Visualisation
11 467 (19.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 457 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
13 433 (17.85%) Software Engineering
14 428 (17.64%) Degree
15 427 (17.60%) Data Science
16 420 (17.31%) Microsoft
17 383 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
18 382 (15.75%) Data Warehouse
19 373 (15.38%) Machine Learning
20 368 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
21 367 (15.13%) Linux
22 364 (15.00%) Power Platform
23 356 (14.67%) Power BI
24 352 (14.51%) SQL Server
25 350 (14.43%) Hadoop
26 341 (14.06%) Apache Spark
27 318 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
27 318 (13.11%) ETL
28 316 (13.03%) Tableau
29 297 (12.24%) Data Analysis

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
1 341 (14.06%) Apache Spark
2 122 (5.03%) Apache
3 119 (4.91%) SAS
4 84 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
5 47 (1.94%) Apache Pig
6 34 (1.40%) Apache Solr
7 31 (1.28%) IIS
8 30 (1.24%) Umbraco
9 21 (0.87%) SharePoint
10 19 (0.78%) Confluence
11 10 (0.41%) Skype for Business
12 9 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
14 6 (0.25%) JBoss
15 5 (0.21%) CMS
15 5 (0.21%) Jupyter
15 5 (0.21%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.16%) ArcGIS
17 3 (0.12%) Drupal
17 3 (0.12%) nginx
Applications
1 172 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 46 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (1.20%) Fireworks
5 22 (0.91%) SPSS
6 12 (0.49%) Stata
7 11 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (0.41%) Sketch
9 6 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.21%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.16%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.16%) Simulink
11 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.12%) InDesign
12 3 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.12%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.082%) CATIA
13 2 (0.082%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.082%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 2 (0.082%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 13 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.21%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.21%) SAP FI-GL
3 4 (0.16%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.12%) Actimize
4 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.12%) Relativity
4 3 (0.12%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.12%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.082%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.082%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.082%) FastStats
5 2 (0.082%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 2 (0.082%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 2 (0.082%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.041%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 467 (19.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 457 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
3 364 (15.00%) Power Platform
4 155 (6.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 100 (4.12%) SaaS
6 99 (4.08%) Azure Data Factory
7 85 (3.50%) PaaS
8 77 (3.17%) Serverless
9 48 (1.98%) Amazon S3
10 46 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
11 33 (1.36%) Office 365
12 30 (1.24%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 25 (1.03%) Google Analytics
14 24 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
15 22 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
16 21 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
16 21 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
16 21 (0.87%) PowerApps
17 18 (0.74%) AWS Fargate
17 18 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.76%) Internet
2 35 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 29 (1.20%) Network Security
4 27 (1.11%) Firewall
5 24 (0.99%) VPN
6 22 (0.91%) MPLS
7 20 (0.82%) DNS
7 20 (0.82%) HTTP
8 18 (0.74%) 3G
8 18 (0.74%) 4G
8 18 (0.74%) Wireless
9 15 (0.62%) BGP
9 15 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (0.62%) Cisco Firepower
9 15 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (0.62%) IPsec
9 15 (0.62%) NetScaler
9 15 (0.62%) NetScreen
9 15 (0.62%) NX-OS
9 15 (0.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 606 (24.98%) Big Data
2 382 (15.75%) Data Warehouse
3 356 (14.67%) Power BI
4 352 (14.51%) SQL Server
5 350 (14.43%) Hadoop
6 204 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 189 (7.79%) NoSQL
8 177 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 174 (7.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 162 (6.68%) Data Lake
11 150 (6.18%) Apache Hive
12 127 (5.23%) MongoDB
13 121 (4.99%) Amazon Redshift
13 121 (4.99%) QlikView
14 114 (4.70%) Apache Cassandra
15 100 (4.12%) Azure SQL Database
16 91 (3.75%) Neo4j
17 90 (3.71%) Relational Database
18 83 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
19 82 (3.38%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 205 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 181 (7.46%) Jenkins
3 88 (3.63%) JIRA
4 68 (2.80%) Maven
5 59 (2.43%) Artifactory
6 58 (2.39%) GitLab
7 43 (1.77%) Bitbucket
8 41 (1.69%) Vagrant
9 38 (1.57%) Selenium
10 31 (1.28%) Visual Studio
11 28 (1.15%) Subversion
12 25 (1.03%) Cucumber
13 23 (0.95%) Gradle
14 22 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (0.87%) Ant
16 18 (0.74%) Hudson
17 15 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (0.62%) SoapUI
17 15 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
18 11 (0.45%) Axure RP
General
1 578 (23.83%) Finance
2 155 (6.39%) Retail
3 151 (6.22%) Marketing
4 116 (4.78%) Banking
5 63 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 61 (2.51%) Games
7 50 (2.06%) Legal
8 40 (1.65%) Automotive
9 37 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 34 (1.40%) Billing
11 26 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
12 23 (0.95%) Advertising
12 23 (0.95%) Electronics
13 20 (0.82%) Front Office
14 18 (0.74%) Aerospace
15 17 (0.70%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.66%) Investment Banking
17 11 (0.45%) General Ledger
17 11 (0.45%) Local Government
18 9 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 533 (21.97%) Developer
2 378 (15.58%) Analyst
3 210 (8.66%) Architect
4 202 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 135 (5.56%) Data Engineer
6 134 (5.52%) Java Developer
7 127 (5.23%) Data Architect
8 123 (5.07%) Software Engineer
9 117 (4.82%) Data Scientist
10 111 (4.58%) Consultant
11 96 (3.96%) Python Developer
12 94 (3.87%) Analytics Manager
13 92 (3.79%) Senior Developer
14 84 (3.46%) Data Analytics Manager
15 83 (3.42%) C# Developer
16 78 (3.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 73 (3.01%) Software Developer
18 70 (2.89%) Data Manager
19 61 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
20 60 (2.47%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (8.57%) Kafka
2 159 (6.55%) AngularJS
3 130 (5.36%) .NET
4 127 (5.23%) Node.js
5 119 (4.91%) React
6 110 (4.53%) HTML
7 93 (3.83%) CSS
8 91 (3.75%) Vue.js
9 90 (3.71%) JSON
10 89 (3.67%) Web Services
11 64 (2.64%) MDX
12 63 (2.60%) Natural Language Processing
13 60 (2.47%) Spring
14 58 (2.39%) ASP.NET
15 53 (2.18%) Django
16 50 (2.06%) XML
17 48 (1.98%) REST
18 42 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web API
19 40 (1.65%) jQuery
20 34 (1.40%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 368 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
2 195 (8.04%) Algorithms
3 147 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
4 146 (6.02%) User Experience
5 110 (4.53%) Data Structures
6 73 (3.01%) Robotics
7 67 (2.76%) Management Information System
8 56 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
9 52 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
10 43 (1.77%) Internet of Things
11 39 (1.61%) Mobile App
12 33 (1.36%) PMI
13 31 (1.28%) Social Media
14 29 (1.20%) Device Driver
15 27 (1.11%) Equities
16 26 (1.07%) Virtual Team
17 20 (0.82%) Data Centre
18 19 (0.78%) Hedge funds
19 18 (0.74%) FMCG
19 18 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 367 (15.13%) Linux
2 117 (4.82%) Unix
3 106 (4.37%) Windows
4 71 (2.93%) Android
5 43 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 30 (1.24%) Mac OS X
7 21 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.82%) CentOS
9 15 (0.62%) CatOS
10 13 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.12%) FreeRTOS
13 3 (0.12%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.082%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.082%) VMS
15 1 (0.041%) Debian
15 1 (0.041%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.041%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.041%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,425 (99.96%) Analytics
2 837 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
3 621 (25.60%) Business Intelligence
4 513 (21.15%) DevOps
5 484 (19.95%) Visualisation
6 433 (17.85%) Software Engineering
7 427 (17.60%) Data Science
8 383 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
9 373 (15.38%) Machine Learning
10 318 (13.11%) ETL
10 318 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
11 297 (12.24%) Data Analysis
12 285 (11.75%) Data Modelling
13 280 (11.54%) Scrum
14 263 (10.84%) Data Visualisation
15 250 (10.31%) Mathematics
16 244 (10.06%) Computer Science
17 211 (8.70%) Open Source
18 197 (8.12%) Project Management
19 182 (7.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 884 (36.44%) SQL
2 857 (35.33%) Python
3 502 (20.69%) Java
4 277 (11.42%) JavaScript
5 272 (11.21%) R
6 208 (8.57%) C#
7 185 (7.63%) C++
8 162 (6.68%) C
8 162 (6.68%) Scala
9 83 (3.42%) Ruby
10 81 (3.34%) Go
11 72 (2.97%) VBA
12 68 (2.80%) Bash Shell
12 68 (2.80%) MATLAB
13 58 (2.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 49 (2.02%) PL/SQL
15 46 (1.90%) T-SQL
16 39 (1.61%) Shell Script
17 27 (1.11%) VB
18 26 (1.07%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 428 (17.64%) Degree
2 267 (11.01%) Security Cleared
3 186 (7.67%) SC Cleared
4 158 (6.51%) DV Cleared
5 88 (3.63%) PhD
6 62 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 34 (1.40%) PMI Certification
8 33 (1.36%) CISSP
9 32 (1.32%) CISA
10 26 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
11 21 (0.87%) Master's Degree
12 18 (0.74%) CISM
13 16 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (0.62%) CCNP
15 14 (0.58%) AWS Certification
15 14 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (0.41%) CCNA
16 10 (0.41%) ISTQB
17 9 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (6.27%) Data Quality
2 54 (2.23%) GDPR
3 49 (2.02%) QA
4 30 (1.24%) WAI
5 16 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.33%) PMO
8 7 (0.29%) ITGC
8 7 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
9 5 (0.21%) NIST
9 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.16%) SLA
11 3 (0.12%) MiFID
12 2 (0.082%) COBIT
12 2 (0.082%) COSO
12 2 (0.082%) EMIR
12 2 (0.082%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.041%) Basel III
13 1 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 257 (10.59%) Docker
2 26 (1.07%) VirtualBox
3 22 (0.91%) vSphere
4 21 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 20 (0.82%) Apache Flume
6 17 (0.70%) HDFS
7 9 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (0.25%) Firmware
10 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.082%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.041%) KVM
12 1 (0.041%) NFS
Systems Management
1 220 (9.07%) Ansible
2 113 (4.66%) Terraform
3 83 (3.42%) Puppet
4 81 (3.34%) Kubernetes
5 58 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (1.81%) Hadoop YARN
7 23 (0.95%) Kibana
8 18 (0.74%) Nagios
9 16 (0.66%) FortiGate
10 15 (0.62%) Ambari
10 15 (0.62%) RANCID
11 14 (0.58%) Salt
12 12 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (0.41%) HP ALM
13 10 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (0.37%) Control-M
14 9 (0.37%) Oozie
14 9 (0.37%) SCOM
15 8 (0.33%) logstash
16 3 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 420 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 316 (13.03%) Tableau
3 165 (6.80%) Google
4 143 (5.89%) Oracle
5 112 (4.62%) Databricks
6 107 (4.41%) Cloudera
7 94 (3.87%) SAP
8 71 (2.93%) IBM
9 58 (2.39%) Hortonworks
10 52 (2.14%) Informatica
11 51 (2.10%) Alteryx
12 49 (2.02%) Talend
13 34 (1.40%) HP
13 34 (1.40%) VMware
14 30 (1.24%) Red Hat
15 29 (1.20%) Greenplum
16 28 (1.15%) Vertica
17 26 (1.07%) Adobe
18 24 (0.99%) Cisco
18 24 (0.99%) TIBCO