Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 262 304
Rank change year-on-year +6 +42 +54
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 2,115 2,399 2,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.35% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.47% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,728 1,842 1,686
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -

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 144,874 163,724 169,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.60% 91.89% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 114,516 130,082 140,302
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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 +6 1,971 £60,000 +9.09% 340
London -31 1,091 £70,000 +7.69% 169
UK excluding London +36 984 £52,500 +10.53% 198
South East -5 288 £60,000 +14.29% 50
North of England +22 233 £50,000 +11.11% 50
South West +68 155 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Midlands +48 131 £40,000 -5.88% 40
North West -20 125 £55,000 +17.02% 21
Yorkshire +74 111 £50,000 +25.00% 20
West Midlands +49 84 £33,750 -20.59% 25
East of England +29 75 £38,250 -23.50% 13
Scotland -33 74 £55,000 +37.50% 13
East Midlands +45 47 £45,000 +5.88% 15
North East +42 43 £55,000 +50.68% 9
Wales +16 19 £45,000 +16.13% 9
Northern Ireland - 17 £30,000 - 5
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 2,115 (100.00%) Analytics
2 790 (37.35%) SQL
3 674 (31.87%) Python
4 606 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
5 560 (26.48%) Business Intelligence
6 557 (26.34%) Big Data
7 556 (26.29%) Finance
8 472 (22.32%) Degree
9 468 (22.13%) Java
10 455 (21.51%) Visualisation
11 424 (20.05%) Data Science
12 402 (19.01%) Machine Learning
13 361 (17.07%) Tableau
14 360 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
15 346 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
16 318 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
17 316 (14.94%) Hadoop
17 316 (14.94%) R
18 312 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
19 309 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
20 303 (14.33%) Apache Spark
20 303 (14.33%) Software Engineering
21 273 (12.91%) Data Analysis
22 269 (12.72%) Microsoft
23 268 (12.67%) Data Visualisation
24 262 (12.39%) Computer Science
25 261 (12.34%) SQL Server
26 257 (12.15%) ETL
27 256 (12.10%) Artificial Intelligence
28 254 (12.01%) 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
1 303 (14.33%) Apache Spark
2 172 (8.13%) SAS
3 100 (4.73%) Apache
4 47 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (1.51%) Apache Pig
6 24 (1.13%) SharePoint
7 23 (1.09%) Apache Solr
8 19 (0.90%) Confluence
9 12 (0.57%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.38%) WordPress
11 7 (0.33%) IIS
12 6 (0.28%) CMS
12 6 (0.28%) Jupyter
13 5 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.24%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.19%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.19%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 144 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (3.22%) SPSS
3 36 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.52%) Stata
7 10 (0.47%) GIMP
8 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.19%) GNU Octave
11 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.095%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.095%) InVision
12 2 (0.095%) Simulink
12 2 (0.095%) UserZoom
13 1 (0.047%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 23 (1.09%) Actimize
2 13 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.57%) SAP BPC
3 12 (0.57%) SAP CO
3 12 (0.57%) SAP FI
3 12 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.19%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.14%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.095%) CaseMap
9 2 (0.095%) Maximo
9 2 (0.095%) Relativity
9 2 (0.095%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 360 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 318 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 78 (3.69%) PaaS
5 72 (3.40%) SaaS
6 53 (2.51%) Serverless
7 50 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
8 47 (2.22%) IaaS
9 38 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
10 34 (1.61%) Office 365
11 32 (1.51%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 30 (1.42%) Google Analytics
13 23 (1.09%) Azure Machine Learning
14 20 (0.95%) Amazon SageMaker
15 16 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
15 16 (0.76%) GitHub
16 15 (0.71%) Amazon S3
17 14 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
17 14 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
18 13 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.46%) Internet
2 51 (2.41%) HTTP
3 32 (1.51%) Firewall
4 29 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.95%) VLAN
6 17 (0.80%) LAN
7 15 (0.71%) Skype
8 14 (0.66%) DNS
8 14 (0.66%) WAN
9 10 (0.47%) Bluetooth
9 10 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (0.47%) NFC
10 9 (0.43%) DHCP
10 9 (0.43%) VPN
11 8 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (0.33%) Ethernet
12 7 (0.33%) MPLS
12 7 (0.33%) Network Security
12 7 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 557 (26.34%) Big Data
2 316 (14.94%) Hadoop
3 312 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
4 261 (12.34%) SQL Server
5 214 (10.12%) NoSQL
6 210 (9.93%) Power BI
7 159 (7.52%) QlikView
8 139 (6.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 132 (6.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 125 (5.91%) Apache Hive
10 125 (5.91%) MongoDB
11 119 (5.63%) Data Lake
12 104 (4.92%) Spotfire
13 92 (4.35%) Relational Database
14 82 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 81 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 78 (3.69%) Data Mining
16 78 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
17 68 (3.22%) BusinessObjects
18 66 (3.12%) HBase
Development Applications
1 153 (7.23%) Git (software)
2 82 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 60 (2.84%) JIRA
4 38 (1.80%) Visual Studio
5 29 (1.37%) Vagrant
6 27 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (1.04%) Maven
8 21 (0.99%) GitLab
9 19 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (0.80%) Subversion
11 12 (0.57%) Selenium
11 12 (0.57%) TeamCity
11 12 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (0.47%) gulp
13 8 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.28%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.28%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.28%) Mocha
15 5 (0.24%) Ant
15 5 (0.24%) ERwin
General
1 556 (26.29%) Finance
2 212 (10.02%) Banking
3 176 (8.32%) Retail
4 171 (8.09%) Marketing
5 105 (4.96%) Telecoms
6 85 (4.02%) Manufacturing
7 56 (2.65%) Electronics
8 44 (2.08%) Investment Banking
9 39 (1.84%) Legal
10 34 (1.61%) Advertising
10 34 (1.61%) Automotive
11 33 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 30 (1.42%) Front Office
13 29 (1.37%) Games
14 22 (1.04%) Financial Institution
14 22 (1.04%) Law
15 20 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
16 17 (0.80%) Back Office
17 16 (0.76%) Local Government
18 9 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 460 (21.75%) Developer
2 348 (16.45%) Analyst
3 200 (9.46%) Architect
4 197 (9.31%) Consultant
5 172 (8.13%) Data Analyst
6 162 (7.66%) Data Scientist
7 114 (5.39%) Senior Developer
8 112 (5.30%) Data Engineer
9 110 (5.20%) Data Consultant
9 110 (5.20%) Java Developer
10 105 (4.96%) Data Architect
11 90 (4.26%) Analytics Consultant
12 85 (4.02%) Data Analytics Consultant
13 82 (3.88%) Software Engineer
14 75 (3.55%) Software Developer
15 69 (3.26%) Analytics Manager
16 66 (3.12%) Python Developer
17 63 (2.98%) Data Manager
18 60 (2.84%) Data Analytics Manager
18 60 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (7.04%) .NET
2 147 (6.95%) Web Services
3 134 (6.34%) AngularJS
4 125 (5.91%) Kafka
5 112 (5.30%) HTML
6 107 (5.06%) Node.js
7 92 (4.35%) React
8 82 (3.88%) Natural Language Processing
9 81 (3.83%) CSS
10 70 (3.31%) Spring
11 63 (2.98%) JSON
12 56 (2.65%) HTML5
13 55 (2.60%) REST
14 45 (2.13%) ASP.NET
15 44 (2.08%) RESTful
15 44 (2.08%) TensorFlow
16 42 (1.99%) jQuery
17 41 (1.94%) XML
18 37 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
19 36 (1.70%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 346 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (7.94%) Algorithms
3 133 (6.29%) User Experience
4 82 (3.88%) Data Structures
5 74 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 63 (2.98%) Fintech
7 54 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
8 42 (1.99%) Internet of Things
9 36 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
10 34 (1.61%) NHS
11 29 (1.37%) Public Cloud
12 25 (1.18%) Mobile App
13 24 (1.13%) Virtual Team
14 22 (1.04%) Life Science
14 22 (1.04%) PMI
15 20 (0.95%) Hedge funds
15 20 (0.95%) Industry 4.0
16 19 (0.90%) Data Centre
17 17 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (0.80%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 187 (8.84%) Linux
2 84 (3.97%) Windows
3 68 (3.22%) Unix
4 34 (1.61%) Android
5 25 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.47%) Solaris
9 9 (0.43%) CentOS
9 9 (0.43%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.38%) AIX
10 8 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (0.38%) SUSE
11 6 (0.28%) Debian
11 6 (0.28%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.24%) HPUX
13 2 (0.095%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.047%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,115 (100.00%) Analytics
2 606 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
3 560 (26.48%) Business Intelligence
4 455 (21.51%) Visualisation
5 424 (20.05%) Data Science
6 402 (19.01%) Machine Learning
7 309 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
8 303 (14.33%) Software Engineering
9 273 (12.91%) Data Analysis
10 268 (12.67%) Data Visualisation
11 262 (12.39%) Computer Science
12 257 (12.15%) ETL
13 256 (12.10%) Artificial Intelligence
14 254 (12.01%) Mathematics
15 246 (11.63%) Data Modelling
16 236 (11.16%) DevOps
17 209 (9.88%) Project Management
18 182 (8.61%) Data Management
19 170 (8.04%) Scrum
20 147 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 790 (37.35%) SQL
2 674 (31.87%) Python
3 468 (22.13%) Java
4 316 (14.94%) R
5 221 (10.45%) C#
6 218 (10.31%) JavaScript
7 156 (7.38%) C++
8 135 (6.38%) Scala
9 117 (5.53%) C
10 104 (4.92%) T-SQL
11 80 (3.78%) Ruby
12 65 (3.07%) PowerShell
13 58 (2.74%) Bash Shell
14 49 (2.32%) VBA
15 46 (2.17%) Go
16 45 (2.13%) MATLAB
17 43 (2.03%) Java 8
18 37 (1.75%) PHP
19 34 (1.61%) PL/SQL
20 33 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 472 (22.32%) Degree
2 102 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 84 (3.97%) PhD
5 81 (3.83%) SC Cleared
6 48 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 48 (2.27%) Master's Degree
7 47 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
8 33 (1.56%) CISSP
9 23 (1.09%) PMI Certification
10 22 (1.04%) AWS Certification
10 22 (1.04%) CISM
11 21 (0.99%) CISA
12 16 (0.76%) MBA
13 13 (0.61%) CEH
14 11 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.43%) ISEB
15 9 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
16 8 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (8.13%) Data Quality
2 70 (3.31%) QA
3 29 (1.37%) GDPR
4 20 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.47%) PMO
6 8 (0.38%) SLA
6 8 (0.38%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.28%) MiFID
9 4 (0.19%) PA-DSS
10 3 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.095%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.095%) IFRS
11 2 (0.095%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.095%) PSD2
11 2 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.047%) EMIR
12 1 (0.047%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.047%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.047%) RMADS
System Software
1 118 (5.58%) Docker
2 27 (1.28%) VirtualBox
3 22 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 21 (0.99%) HDFS
4 21 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (0.95%) Apache Flume
6 13 (0.61%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (0.57%) vSphere
8 8 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.38%) XenApp
9 5 (0.24%) GFS2
10 3 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 80 (3.78%) Puppet
2 79 (3.74%) Ansible
3 78 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
4 74 (3.50%) Kubernetes
5 62 (2.93%) Terraform
6 28 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
7 20 (0.95%) Kibana
8 15 (0.71%) Mesos
8 15 (0.71%) Salt
9 8 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
9 8 (0.38%) Oozie
10 7 (0.33%) SCCM
11 6 (0.28%) Packer
12 4 (0.19%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.19%) logstash
12 4 (0.19%) Nagios
12 4 (0.19%) Rundeck
12 4 (0.19%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.14%) Ambari
14 2 (0.095%) SCOM
Vendors
1 361 (17.07%) Tableau
2 269 (12.72%) Microsoft
3 155 (7.33%) Google
4 148 (7.00%) Oracle
5 147 (6.95%) SAP
6 66 (3.12%) Cloudera
7 58 (2.74%) Talend
8 55 (2.60%) Databricks
9 49 (2.32%) Alteryx
10 43 (2.03%) Informatica
11 41 (1.94%) IBM
12 40 (1.89%) Hortonworks
13 38 (1.80%) Splunk
14 22 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
15 21 (0.99%) Xamarin
16 20 (0.95%) Adobe
17 19 (0.90%) Greenplum
17 19 (0.90%) VMware
18 18 (0.85%) Cisco
18 18 (0.85%) Omniture