Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 287 284
Rank change year-on-year +36 -3 +134
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 2,302 2,049 2,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.18% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.31% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,797 1,582 1,960
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £94,250 £95,000 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +16.67%

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 157,709 156,756 180,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.73% 90.60% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 126,494 127,661 150,345
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 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 +31 2,160 £57,500 +4.55% 317
London +6 1,255 £65,000 - 179
UK excluding London +42 977 £50,000 +11.11% 160
South East +68 361 £50,000 +6.38% 44
North of England +8 231 £47,500 +11.76% 50
North West -9 141 £52,396 +16.43% 35
South West +22 122 £52,500 +5.00% 18
Midlands -3 98 £50,000 +20.48% 16
Yorkshire +45 88 £43,750 +2.94% 11
East of England +1 85 £55,000 +17.02% 10
West Midlands +31 83 £50,000 +20.48% 13
Scotland -21 66 £47,500 +5.56% 8
East Midlands -16 14 £42,714 +6.79% 3
Wales +21 10 £55,000 +10.66% 14
Northern Ireland +5 5 £37,500 -34.21%
North East -23 2 £41,250 -25.00% 4

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 2,301 (99.96%) Analytics
2 953 (41.40%) SQL
3 803 (34.88%) Big Data
4 705 (30.63%) Python
5 687 (29.84%) Business Intelligence
6 572 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
7 551 (23.94%) Data Science
8 531 (23.07%) Finance
9 506 (21.98%) Machine Learning
10 478 (20.76%) Degree
11 455 (19.77%) Java
12 454 (19.72%) Visualisation
13 430 (18.68%) Microsoft Azure
14 390 (16.94%) Microsoft
15 388 (16.85%) Tableau
16 381 (16.55%) Hadoop
17 367 (15.94%) SQL Server
18 358 (15.55%) Power BI
19 354 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
20 325 (14.12%) ETL
21 322 (13.99%) R
22 315 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
23 305 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
24 298 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
25 297 (12.90%) Apache Spark
26 287 (12.47%) Data Analysis
27 276 (11.99%) Computer Science
28 264 (11.47%) Linux
29 262 (11.38%) Big Data Analytics
30 254 (11.03%) 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
1 297 (12.90%) Apache Spark
2 208 (9.04%) SAS
3 64 (2.78%) Apache
4 58 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (1.61%) Apache Pig
6 25 (1.09%) Confluence
7 23 (1.00%) SharePoint
8 22 (0.96%) Apache Solr
8 22 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 17 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
10 15 (0.65%) JBoss
11 10 (0.43%) Documentum
11 10 (0.43%) FileNet
11 10 (0.43%) IIS
12 7 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.26%) nginx
14 4 (0.17%) CMS
14 4 (0.17%) Tuxedo
15 3 (0.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 132 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (2.04%) SPSS
3 23 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 18 (0.78%) Stata
6 16 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 13 (0.56%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.087%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.087%) Weka
11 1 (0.043%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.043%) GIMP
11 1 (0.043%) Mingle
11 1 (0.043%) Simulink
11 1 (0.043%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.043%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 23 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 22 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.70%) Actimize
4 14 (0.61%) Relativity
5 12 (0.52%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 10 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
6 10 (0.43%) SAP BPC
7 9 (0.39%) Ringtail
8 6 (0.26%) FastStats
8 6 (0.26%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.22%) SAP GRC
10 4 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.17%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.17%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 4 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 2 (0.087%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.087%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 430 (18.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 305 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
3 156 (6.78%) Azure Data Factory
4 103 (4.47%) Serverless
5 95 (4.13%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 92 (4.00%) IaaS
7 63 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 54 (2.35%) GitHub
9 53 (2.30%) PaaS
10 45 (1.95%) SaaS
11 44 (1.91%) Google Analytics
12 36 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
13 31 (1.35%) Azure Machine Learning
14 30 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
14 30 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
15 21 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
16 20 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
16 20 (0.87%) Amazon S3
16 20 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
17 19 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.04%) Firewall
2 40 (1.74%) Internet
3 34 (1.48%) SAN
4 32 (1.39%) DNS
5 26 (1.13%) DHCP
6 23 (1.00%) LAN
7 21 (0.91%) SMS
7 21 (0.91%) WAN
8 15 (0.65%) SSL
9 13 (0.56%) TCP/IP
10 12 (0.52%) HTTP
11 10 (0.43%) 5G
12 9 (0.39%) Broadband
13 6 (0.26%) Kerberos
13 6 (0.26%) Network Security
14 5 (0.22%) Ethernet
14 5 (0.22%) VoIP
15 4 (0.17%) Bluetooth
15 4 (0.17%) Skype
15 4 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 803 (34.88%) Big Data
2 381 (16.55%) Hadoop
3 367 (15.94%) SQL Server
4 358 (15.55%) Power BI
5 315 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
6 238 (10.34%) Data Lake
7 217 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 163 (7.08%) Azure SQL Database
8 163 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 157 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 155 (6.73%) NoSQL
11 133 (5.78%) Apache Hive
12 120 (5.21%) QlikView
13 116 (5.04%) Relational Database
14 107 (4.65%) MongoDB
15 99 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
16 86 (3.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 85 (3.69%) MySQL
18 84 (3.65%) Spotfire
19 79 (3.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 138 (5.99%) Git (software)
2 91 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 88 (3.82%) Visual Studio
4 75 (3.26%) JIRA
5 30 (1.30%) Selenium
6 19 (0.83%) JUnit
7 18 (0.78%) Subversion
8 14 (0.61%) WebDriver
9 13 (0.56%) SoapUI
10 12 (0.52%) CircleCI
10 12 (0.52%) Maven
10 12 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (0.48%) RStudio
12 10 (0.43%) JMeter
12 10 (0.43%) webpack
13 9 (0.39%) Fiddler
13 9 (0.39%) gulp
13 9 (0.39%) IntelliJ
13 9 (0.39%) LoadRunner
13 9 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 531 (23.07%) Finance
2 222 (9.64%) Marketing
3 208 (9.04%) Banking
4 125 (5.43%) Retail
5 108 (4.69%) Advertising
6 80 (3.48%) Investment Banking
7 65 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 48 (2.09%) Legal
9 47 (2.04%) Financial Institution
10 42 (1.82%) Law
11 31 (1.35%) Games
12 30 (1.30%) Manufacturing
13 29 (1.26%) Electronics
13 29 (1.26%) Front Office
14 24 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.65%) Digital Economy
16 12 (0.52%) Automotive
17 10 (0.43%) Publishing
18 8 (0.35%) Local Government
18 8 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 403 (17.51%) Developer
2 316 (13.73%) Analyst
3 313 (13.60%) Consultant
4 244 (10.60%) Architect
5 169 (7.34%) Data Scientist
6 168 (7.30%) Data Engineer
7 156 (6.78%) Data Architect
8 138 (5.99%) Data Consultant
9 119 (5.17%) Data Analyst
10 109 (4.74%) Analytics Manager
11 106 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 103 (4.47%) Senior Developer
13 87 (3.78%) Analytics Consultant
14 86 (3.74%) Data Analytics Manager
15 78 (3.39%) Data Analytics Consultant
16 76 (3.30%) Data Manager
17 70 (3.04%) Azure Consultant
18 67 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
19 65 (2.82%) Microsoft BI Consultant
20 64 (2.78%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (8.04%) .NET
2 178 (7.73%) HTML
3 157 (6.82%) Web Services
4 156 (6.78%) Kafka
5 113 (4.91%) CSS
6 107 (4.65%) AngularJS
7 87 (3.78%) Node.js
8 79 (3.43%) RESTful
9 78 (3.39%) React
10 73 (3.17%) Natural Language Processing
11 67 (2.91%) REST
12 66 (2.87%) Spring
13 64 (2.78%) D3.js
14 53 (2.30%) XML
15 50 (2.17%) ASP.NET
15 50 (2.17%) Middleware
16 49 (2.13%) HTML5
16 49 (2.13%) jQuery
17 47 (2.04%) JSON
18 44 (1.91%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 354 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 276 (11.99%) Computer Science
3 163 (7.08%) User Experience
4 126 (5.47%) Algorithms
5 98 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 63 (2.74%) Fintech
7 60 (2.61%) Data Structures
7 60 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
8 59 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
9 50 (2.17%) Data Centre
10 45 (1.95%) Mobile App
11 44 (1.91%) Cyberthreat
12 36 (1.56%) Public Cloud
13 32 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
14 30 (1.30%) Driving Licence
15 29 (1.26%) Mainframe
16 23 (1.00%) Internet of Things
16 23 (1.00%) Taxonomies
17 21 (0.91%) Credit Risk
18 19 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 264 (11.47%) Linux
2 123 (5.34%) Windows
3 84 (3.65%) Unix
4 36 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (1.09%) Windows Server
6 17 (0.74%) Android
7 14 (0.61%) CentOS
8 12 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.39%) AIX
9 9 (0.39%) HPUX
9 9 (0.39%) Solaris
10 7 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.26%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.17%) VMS
14 3 (0.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,301 (99.96%) Analytics
2 687 (29.84%) Business Intelligence
3 572 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
4 551 (23.94%) Data Science
5 506 (21.98%) Machine Learning
6 454 (19.72%) Visualisation
7 325 (14.12%) ETL
8 298 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
9 287 (12.47%) Data Analysis
10 262 (11.38%) Big Data Analytics
11 254 (11.03%) Mathematics
12 252 (10.95%) Data Modelling
13 242 (10.51%) Data Visualisation
14 227 (9.86%) Artificial Intelligence
15 223 (9.69%) DevOps
16 214 (9.30%) Data Management
17 194 (8.43%) Software Engineering
18 176 (7.65%) Statistics
19 173 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
20 156 (6.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 953 (41.40%) SQL
2 705 (30.63%) Python
3 455 (19.77%) Java
4 322 (13.99%) R
5 231 (10.03%) C#
6 228 (9.90%) JavaScript
7 174 (7.56%) C++
8 165 (7.17%) Scala
9 90 (3.91%) C
10 82 (3.56%) T-SQL
11 75 (3.26%) MATLAB
11 75 (3.26%) U-SQL
12 68 (2.95%) VBA
13 53 (2.30%) PHP
14 48 (2.09%) VB
15 45 (1.95%) Bash Shell
16 41 (1.78%) PowerShell
17 40 (1.74%) Ruby
18 38 (1.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 38 (1.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 478 (20.76%) Degree
2 124 (5.39%) PhD
3 79 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 64 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 42 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
6 35 (1.52%) CISSP
7 28 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 28 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 25 (1.09%) Master's Degree
9 23 (1.00%) TOGAF Certification
10 21 (0.91%) CISM
10 21 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (0.78%) AWS Certification
11 18 (0.78%) MCSE
12 13 (0.56%) ACCA
12 13 (0.56%) CISA
13 12 (0.52%) CIMA
13 12 (0.52%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.43%) CEH
15 7 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (7.47%) Data Quality
2 88 (3.82%) QA
3 49 (2.13%) GDPR
4 30 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.65%) MiFID
6 14 (0.61%) Solvency II
7 13 (0.56%) SLA
8 11 (0.48%) EMIR
8 11 (0.48%) GCP
9 9 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.22%) COBIT
10 5 (0.22%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.17%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.13%) COSO
12 3 (0.13%) PMO
13 2 (0.087%) FATCA
13 2 (0.087%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.043%) Val IT
System Software
1 144 (6.26%) Docker
2 79 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
3 52 (2.26%) HDFS
4 40 (1.74%) Active Directory
5 35 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (1.13%) Apache Flume
7 21 (0.91%) Hyper-V
8 20 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (0.87%) VMware NSX
9 19 (0.83%) NFS
10 17 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 12 (0.52%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.17%) vSphere
14 3 (0.13%) KVM
14 3 (0.13%) OpenAM
14 3 (0.13%) QEMU
15 1 (0.043%) Snort
15 1 (0.043%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 48 (2.09%) Ansible
1 48 (2.09%) Puppet
2 42 (1.82%) Kubernetes
3 39 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (1.39%) Terraform
5 30 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
6 26 (1.13%) Kibana
7 17 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 17 (0.74%) vCenter Server
8 12 (0.52%) EnCase
8 12 (0.52%) FTK
9 10 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
9 10 (0.43%) Oozie
10 7 (0.30%) Ambari
10 7 (0.30%) Nagios
11 5 (0.22%) logstash
12 4 (0.17%) SCCM
12 4 (0.17%) SCOM
13 3 (0.13%) Cacti
13 3 (0.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 390 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 388 (16.85%) Tableau
3 222 (9.64%) Oracle
4 130 (5.65%) Google
5 109 (4.74%) SAP
6 96 (4.17%) IBM
7 70 (3.04%) Informatica
8 59 (2.56%) Cloudera
9 56 (2.43%) Talend
10 47 (2.04%) Alteryx
11 45 (1.95%) Omniture
12 36 (1.56%) VMware
13 35 (1.52%) Adobe
14 32 (1.39%) Optimizely
15 31 (1.35%) Vertica
16 29 (1.26%) Hortonworks
16 29 (1.26%) Red Hat
17 28 (1.22%) Cognizant
18 24 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
19 22 (0.96%) HP