Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 184 183 216
Rank change year-on-year -1 +33 +40
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 2,179 1,279 2,410
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.93% 1.85% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.00% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,385 830 1,824
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% - +4.17%
75th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £99,000 £115,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -4.67%

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 105,854 64,027 133,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.76% 92.78% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72,195 51,873 106,459
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £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 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Analytics in the UK

Data Analytics
Top 18 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 29 July 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 -5 1,916 £60,563 -3.10% 322
London -15 1,132 £70,000 -3.45% 177
UK excluding London +22 883 £50,000 -4.76% 160
Work from Home -83 326 £60,000 - 61
South East -60 221 £50,000 -13.04% 37
Midlands +28 176 £51,250 -6.82% 32
North of England -15 154 £45,000 -10.00% 48
South West -3 141 £47,500 - 17
West Midlands +21 123 £52,500 -4.55% 16
North West -21 88 £47,500 +8.57% 31
Yorkshire -34 65 £43,000 -14.00% 10
East of England -15 58 £72,500 +81.25% 8
Scotland -41 55 £52,500 +5.00% 5
East Midlands -8 53 £32,500 -27.78% 16
Wales -1 39 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Northern Ireland - 29 £24,000 - 8
Isle of Man - 10 - -
North East -37 1 £50,000 -7.41% 7

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2,179 (100.00%) Analytics
2 892 (40.94%) SQL
3 793 (36.39%) Python
4 757 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
5 612 (28.09%) Business Intelligence
6 588 (26.98%) Finance
7 587 (26.94%) Social Skills
8 566 (25.98%) AWS
9 518 (23.77%) Azure
10 444 (20.38%) Big Data
11 423 (19.41%) Docker
12 420 (19.27%) Visualisation
13 404 (18.54%) Data Science
14 403 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
15 402 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
16 391 (17.94%) Java
17 366 (16.80%) Power Platform
18 361 (16.57%) Power BI
19 351 (16.11%) Data Warehouse
20 345 (15.83%) Microservices
21 337 (15.47%) Degree
22 333 (15.28%) Machine Learning
23 316 (14.50%) Artificial Intelligence
24 308 (14.13%) Tableau
25 301 (13.81%) ETL
26 296 (13.58%) Software Engineering
27 290 (13.31%) DevOps
28 282 (12.94%) Scrum
29 267 (12.25%) Data Visualisation
30 266 (12.21%) Microsoft

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
1 168 (7.71%) Apache Spark
2 116 (5.32%) SAS
3 75 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (1.56%) Apache Airflow
5 27 (1.24%) Apache
6 22 (1.01%) SharePoint
7 20 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (0.55%) Confluence
9 9 (0.41%) CMS
9 9 (0.41%) Luigi
10 4 (0.18%) Apache Synapse
10 4 (0.18%) Jupyter
10 4 (0.18%) nginx
10 4 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle Spatial
11 3 (0.14%) WordPress
12 2 (0.092%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.092%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.092%) Liferay
12 2 (0.092%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 101 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 28 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
4 27 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.37%) Chatbot
6 8 (0.37%) SPSS
7 5 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.23%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.18%) Sketch
9 2 (0.092%) InVision
9 2 (0.092%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.092%) Stata
9 2 (0.092%) Windchill
9 2 (0.092%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.046%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.046%) EViews
10 1 (0.046%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (0.78%) FastStats
2 10 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.32%) Oracle Clinical
5 6 (0.28%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.18%) HFM
6 4 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 4 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.18%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) Maximo
7 3 (0.14%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.14%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.14%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.046%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 566 (25.98%) AWS
2 518 (23.77%) Azure
3 366 (16.80%) Power Platform
4 255 (11.70%) Serverless
5 216 (9.91%) GitHub
6 212 (9.73%) GCP
7 85 (3.90%) SaaS
8 84 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
9 66 (3.03%) Snowflake
10 63 (2.89%) AWS Lambda
11 60 (2.75%) Amazon S3
11 60 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
12 53 (2.43%) PaaS
13 52 (2.39%) OpenShift
14 49 (2.25%) Google Analytics
15 47 (2.16%) Amazon ECS
16 36 (1.65%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 36 (1.65%) Microsoft 365
17 29 (1.33%) Azure Service Bus
18 28 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.88%) Firewall
2 37 (1.70%) DNS
3 35 (1.61%) VPN
4 24 (1.10%) Internet
5 17 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.55%) Unified Communications
7 11 (0.50%) SMS
8 10 (0.46%) GSM
9 9 (0.41%) Sourcefire
10 7 (0.32%) DHCP
10 7 (0.32%) DSL
11 6 (0.28%) HTTP
11 6 (0.28%) VoIP
12 4 (0.18%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.18%) Broadband
12 4 (0.18%) VSAN
13 3 (0.14%) FTP
13 3 (0.14%) Network Security
14 2 (0.092%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.092%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (20.38%) Big Data
2 361 (16.57%) Power BI
3 351 (16.11%) Data Warehouse
4 308 (14.13%) Tableau
5 219 (10.05%) SQL Server
6 166 (7.62%) NoSQL
7 143 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
8 130 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 121 (5.55%) Data Lake
10 113 (5.19%) Hadoop
11 95 (4.36%) Relational Database
12 94 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 92 (4.22%) Amazon Redshift
14 85 (3.90%) MySQL
15 80 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 65 (2.98%) Amazon Aurora
17 63 (2.89%) BigQuery
18 60 (2.75%) MongoDB
19 56 (2.57%) Apache Hive
20 48 (2.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 222 (10.19%) Jenkins
2 177 (8.12%) Git (software)
3 71 (3.26%) JIRA
4 50 (2.29%) Cypress.io
5 47 (2.16%) GitLab
6 38 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (1.61%) Maven
8 28 (1.28%) SonarQube
9 27 (1.24%) Artifactory
10 24 (1.10%) CircleCI
11 20 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (0.60%) SpecFlow
13 12 (0.55%) Selenium
14 11 (0.50%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.50%) Terragrunt
15 9 (0.41%) ProC
15 9 (0.41%) TeamCity
15 9 (0.41%) Visual Studio
16 8 (0.37%) Vagrant
17 7 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 588 (26.98%) Finance
2 587 (26.94%) Social Skills
3 402 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
4 144 (6.61%) Marketing
5 142 (6.52%) Banking
6 103 (4.73%) Retail
7 89 (4.08%) Presentation Skills
8 85 (3.90%) Front Office
9 72 (3.30%) Games
10 61 (2.80%) Organisational Skills
11 58 (2.66%) Influencing Skills
12 48 (2.20%) Public Sector
13 43 (1.97%) Manufacturing
14 36 (1.65%) Law
15 34 (1.56%) Investment Banking
16 32 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 31 (1.42%) Legal
18 30 (1.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 26 (1.19%) Telecoms
20 24 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 461 (21.16%) Developer
2 351 (16.11%) Analyst
3 211 (9.68%) Data Engineer
4 177 (8.12%) Data Analyst
5 160 (7.34%) Software Engineer
6 156 (7.16%) Java Developer
7 123 (5.64%) Consultant
8 121 (5.55%) Architect
9 78 (3.58%) AWS Engineer
9 78 (3.58%) Data Scientist
10 74 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 73 (3.35%) Data Manager
12 72 (3.30%) Python Engineer
13 69 (3.17%) Senior Developer
14 65 (2.98%) Cloud Engineer
15 64 (2.94%) Business Analyst
16 61 (2.80%) Data Architect
17 57 (2.62%) Azure Engineer
18 56 (2.57%) Analytics Manager
19 50 (2.29%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (9.59%) React
2 201 (9.22%) REST
3 200 (9.18%) GraphQL
4 193 (8.86%) Spring
5 191 (8.77%) Kafka
6 157 (7.21%) .NET
7 150 (6.88%) Middleware
8 140 (6.42%) Hibernate
9 138 (6.33%) JavaBeans
10 89 (4.08%) Node.js
11 81 (3.72%) Web Services
12 80 (3.67%) HTML
13 73 (3.35%) AngularJS
14 67 (3.07%) .NET Core
15 62 (2.85%) RESTful
16 56 (2.57%) CSS
17 47 (2.16%) React Native
18 36 (1.65%) .NET Framework
19 35 (1.61%) ASP.NET
20 33 (1.51%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 141 (6.47%) User Experience
2 99 (4.54%) Derivative
3 83 (3.81%) Data Structures
4 75 (3.44%) Algorithms
5 74 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
6 67 (3.07%) Hedge funds
7 64 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
8 61 (2.80%) Management Information System
9 58 (2.66%) Equities
10 49 (2.25%) Equity Derivative
11 45 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 39 (1.79%) Life Science
13 30 (1.38%) Video\Live Streaming
14 29 (1.33%) Mobile App
15 28 (1.28%) Market Risk
15 28 (1.28%) Virtual Team
16 27 (1.24%) Data Centre
16 27 (1.24%) NHS
17 24 (1.10%) Pricing Data
18 22 (1.01%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 104 (4.77%) Linux
2 64 (2.94%) Windows
3 27 (1.24%) Unix
4 21 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 20 (0.92%) VMS
6 18 (0.83%) Android
7 10 (0.46%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.18%) CentOS
9 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.092%) AIX
10 2 (0.092%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.092%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.046%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,179 (100.00%) Analytics
2 757 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
3 612 (28.09%) Business Intelligence
4 420 (19.27%) Visualisation
5 404 (18.54%) Data Science
6 403 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
7 345 (15.83%) Microservices
8 333 (15.28%) Machine Learning
9 316 (14.50%) Artificial Intelligence
10 301 (13.81%) ETL
11 296 (13.58%) Software Engineering
12 290 (13.31%) DevOps
13 282 (12.94%) Scrum
14 267 (12.25%) Data Visualisation
15 238 (10.92%) Data Modelling
16 224 (10.28%) Open Source
17 220 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
18 214 (9.82%) Coaching
19 212 (9.73%) Computer Science
20 204 (9.36%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 892 (40.94%) SQL
2 793 (36.39%) Python
3 391 (17.94%) Java
4 232 (10.65%) JavaScript
5 178 (8.17%) R
6 152 (6.98%) Java 8
7 150 (6.88%) C#
8 112 (5.14%) TypeScript
9 87 (3.99%) T-SQL
10 75 (3.44%) Scala
11 63 (2.89%) C++
12 49 (2.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 47 (2.16%) PowerShell
14 41 (1.88%) Go
15 36 (1.65%) VBA
16 24 (1.10%) C
16 24 (1.10%) PHP
17 22 (1.01%) Bash Shell
18 18 (0.83%) ES6
19 17 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 337 (15.47%) Degree
2 205 (9.41%) Security Cleared
3 185 (8.49%) SC Cleared
4 69 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 52 (2.39%) PhD
6 30 (1.38%) Master's Degree
7 27 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
8 23 (1.06%) CISSP
9 19 (0.87%) CISA
9 19 (0.87%) CRISC
10 18 (0.83%) AWS Certification
10 18 (0.83%) CISM
11 15 (0.69%) CCAB
11 15 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
13 11 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
14 8 (0.37%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.32%) AAT
15 7 (0.32%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (5.78%) Data Quality
2 109 (5.00%) QA
3 40 (1.84%) GDPR
4 23 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (0.64%) NIST
6 14 (0.64%) SLA
7 9 (0.41%) Accessibility
7 9 (0.41%) CDISC
7 9 (0.41%) COBIT
8 7 (0.32%) Good Clinical Practice
9 6 (0.28%) GRC
9 6 (0.28%) PMO
9 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.23%) COSO
10 5 (0.23%) GxP
10 5 (0.23%) HAZOP
10 5 (0.23%) ISO 26262
10 5 (0.23%) NIST 800
10 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 423 (19.41%) Docker
2 33 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (0.46%) HDFS
5 10 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.28%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.18%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.092%) Firmware
9 2 (0.092%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.092%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 265 (12.16%) Kubernetes
2 259 (11.89%) Terraform
3 34 (1.56%) Grafana
4 33 (1.51%) Istio
5 24 (1.10%) Ansible
6 20 (0.92%) Prometheus
7 15 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
8 14 (0.64%) Puppet
9 7 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (0.32%) Kibana
9 7 (0.32%) logstash
10 6 (0.28%) Kubeflow
11 5 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.23%) Packer
11 5 (0.23%) RSA Archer
12 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.14%) Ambari
13 3 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 266 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 179 (8.21%) Google
3 100 (4.59%) Oracle
4 86 (3.95%) SAP
5 77 (3.53%) Databricks
6 53 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
7 36 (1.65%) Alteryx
8 32 (1.47%) IBM
9 27 (1.24%) LexisNexis
10 26 (1.19%) Splunk
11 25 (1.15%) Talend
12 22 (1.01%) Cognos
12 22 (1.01%) Instagram
13 20 (0.92%) Cisco
13 20 (0.92%) YouTube
14 19 (0.87%) Teradata
15 18 (0.83%) Adobe
15 18 (0.83%) Cloudera
16 16 (0.73%) VMware
17 15 (0.69%) Informatica