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

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 155 197 218
Rank change year-on-year +42 +21 +56
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 3,028 943 2,100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.35% 1.74% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.87% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,778 772 1,724
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,829
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%

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 121,446 50,358 125,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.34% 92.91% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 80,609 42,246 100,493
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.44%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 November 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 November 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 +41 2,677 £62,500 - 387
London +11 1,419 £70,000 - 201
UK excluding London +71 1,323 £55,000 +10.00% 191
Work from Home -34 484 £60,000 - 80
South East +52 466 £55,000 -4.35% 44
Midlands +26 238 £53,500 +7.00% 48
North of England -13 214 £50,000 - 51
West Midlands 0 155 £53,500 +7.00% 36
South West -1 143 £55,000 +10.00% 21
North West -25 134 £56,250 +15.38% 29
East of England -2 118 £55,000 -2.22% 13
East Midlands -3 83 £51,250 +20.59% 12
Scotland -31 78 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Yorkshire -53 77 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Wales -12 40 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Northern Ireland -16 33 £31,000 +31.91% 1
North East -34 3 £40,000 -35.48% 8
Isle of Man - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 29 November 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 3,028 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1,258 (41.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1,142 (37.71%) SQL
4 1,123 (37.09%) Python
5 894 (29.52%) Social Skills
6 863 (28.50%) Azure
7 814 (26.88%) Business Intelligence
8 796 (26.29%) AWS
9 737 (24.34%) Finance
10 712 (23.51%) Visualisation
11 636 (21.00%) Big Data
12 627 (20.71%) Java
13 593 (19.58%) Problem-Solving
14 572 (18.89%) Degree
15 569 (18.79%) DevOps
16 563 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
17 541 (17.87%) Power Platform
18 535 (17.67%) Power BI
19 492 (16.25%) Microsoft
20 475 (15.69%) Docker
21 467 (15.42%) Microservices
22 464 (15.32%) Data Visualisation
23 463 (15.29%) Data Science
24 450 (14.86%) Scrum
25 429 (14.17%) Serverless
26 425 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
27 417 (13.77%) ETL
28 403 (13.31%) Software Engineering
29 397 (13.11%) JavaScript
30 374 (12.35%) Data Modelling

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
1 234 (7.73%) Apache Spark
2 104 (3.43%) SAS
3 73 (2.41%) Apache
4 60 (1.98%) Apache Airflow
5 58 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (1.12%) SharePoint
7 22 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
8 16 (0.53%) Confluence
9 12 (0.40%) Apache Pig
9 12 (0.40%) Jupyter
10 9 (0.30%) Luigi
11 7 (0.23%) Apache Synapse
11 7 (0.23%) CMS
12 5 (0.17%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.13%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.13%) WordPress
14 2 (0.066%) IIS
Applications
1 251 (8.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.40%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.20%) SPSS
8 5 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.17%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.066%) InVision
9 2 (0.066%) Sketch
9 2 (0.066%) Stata
9 2 (0.066%) Windchill
10 1 (0.033%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.033%) Figma
10 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 53 (1.75%) Sentinel
2 12 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (0.30%) SAP CO
3 9 (0.30%) SAP FI
3 9 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.23%) FastStats
4 7 (0.23%) SAP R/3
4 7 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 6 (0.20%) SAP BPC
5 6 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.20%) SAP GRC
6 5 (0.17%) iTrent
7 4 (0.13%) Academy Housing
7 4 (0.13%) Maximo
8 3 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.099%) Oracle Clinical
8 3 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 863 (28.50%) Azure
2 796 (26.29%) AWS
3 541 (17.87%) Power Platform
4 429 (14.17%) Serverless
5 341 (11.26%) GitHub
6 333 (11.00%) GCP
7 182 (6.01%) AWS Lambda
8 161 (5.32%) Amazon S3
9 145 (4.79%) Azure Data Factory
10 111 (3.67%) Snowflake
11 107 (3.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 104 (3.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 104 (3.43%) SaaS
13 103 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
14 102 (3.37%) AWS CloudTrail
15 94 (3.10%) Azure Service Bus
16 93 (3.07%) GitHub Actions
17 92 (3.04%) Google Analytics
18 82 (2.71%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 76 (2.51%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 86 (2.84%) Cisco IPT
2 46 (1.52%) Firewall
3 41 (1.35%) VPN
4 34 (1.12%) DNS
5 33 (1.09%) Internet
6 26 (0.86%) TCP/IP
7 16 (0.53%) SMS
8 12 (0.40%) DKIM
9 10 (0.33%) Broadband
10 9 (0.30%) Intranet
11 8 (0.26%) DHCP
11 8 (0.26%) NAS
11 8 (0.26%) Sourcefire
12 6 (0.20%) DSL
12 6 (0.20%) GSM
12 6 (0.20%) Wireless
13 4 (0.13%) 5G
13 4 (0.13%) AMQP
13 4 (0.13%) HTTP
14 3 (0.099%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (21.00%) Big Data
2 535 (17.67%) Power BI
3 425 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
4 371 (12.25%) Tableau
5 250 (8.26%) Data Lake
6 238 (7.86%) SQL Server
7 212 (7.00%) NoSQL
8 192 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
9 164 (5.42%) Relational Database
10 160 (5.28%) Hadoop
11 135 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 124 (4.10%) Amazon Redshift
13 116 (3.83%) MySQL
14 113 (3.73%) Amazon Athena
15 102 (3.37%) BigQuery
16 91 (3.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 86 (2.84%) Apache Hive
17 86 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 84 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 83 (2.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 264 (8.72%) Jenkins
2 214 (7.07%) Git (software)
3 92 (3.04%) JIRA
4 54 (1.78%) GitLab
5 30 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (0.96%) Visual Studio
7 26 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (0.83%) Maven
8 25 (0.83%) SonarQube
9 23 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 22 (0.73%) CircleCI
11 21 (0.69%) Bitbucket
12 19 (0.63%) Artifactory
12 19 (0.63%) SpecFlow
13 18 (0.59%) Cypress.io
14 17 (0.56%) kappa
14 17 (0.56%) Subversion
15 16 (0.53%) webpack
16 12 (0.40%) ERwin
16 12 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 894 (29.52%) Social Skills
2 737 (24.34%) Finance
3 563 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
4 189 (6.24%) Banking
5 149 (4.92%) Retail
6 139 (4.59%) Marketing
7 122 (4.03%) Presentation Skills
8 103 (3.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 95 (3.14%) Influencing Skills
10 94 (3.10%) Front Office
11 91 (3.01%) Legal
12 89 (2.94%) Organisational Skills
13 82 (2.71%) Public Sector
14 74 (2.44%) Law
15 58 (1.92%) Manufacturing
16 51 (1.68%) Games
17 47 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
18 45 (1.49%) Investment Banking
19 35 (1.16%) Publishing
20 30 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 639 (21.10%) Developer
2 524 (17.31%) Analyst
3 353 (11.66%) Data Engineer
4 281 (9.28%) Data Analyst
5 237 (7.83%) Software Engineer
6 201 (6.64%) Java Developer
7 196 (6.47%) Architect
8 149 (4.92%) Security Engineer
9 145 (4.79%) AWS Engineer
10 139 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
11 118 (3.90%) Consultant
12 105 (3.47%) Data Architect
13 104 (3.43%) Senior Data Engineer
14 101 (3.34%) Data Manager
15 89 (2.94%) Analytics Manager
15 89 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 87 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
17 86 (2.84%) Senior Developer
18 82 (2.71%) Senior Cloud Engineer
19 79 (2.61%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (9.18%) .NET
2 237 (7.83%) React
3 236 (7.79%) Kafka
4 234 (7.73%) REST
5 214 (7.07%) Spring
6 209 (6.90%) GraphQL
7 173 (5.71%) Hibernate
7 173 (5.71%) Middleware
8 165 (5.45%) JavaBeans
9 161 (5.32%) Web Services
10 119 (3.93%) HTML
11 110 (3.63%) Node.js
12 104 (3.43%) JSON
13 97 (3.20%) CSS
14 84 (2.77%) XML
15 76 (2.51%) .NET Core
16 75 (2.48%) AngularJS
17 73 (2.41%) Django
18 71 (2.34%) gRPC
19 65 (2.15%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 155 (5.12%) User Experience
2 129 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 103 (3.40%) Hedge funds
4 94 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
5 91 (3.01%) Algorithms
6 86 (2.84%) Data Structures
7 76 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
8 66 (2.18%) Social Media
9 61 (2.01%) Virtual Team
10 52 (1.72%) Cloud Native
10 52 (1.72%) Equities
11 49 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 48 (1.59%) Derivative
13 47 (1.55%) Life Science
14 41 (1.35%) Fixed Income
15 40 (1.32%) Pricing Data
16 38 (1.25%) Mobile App
17 27 (0.89%) Data Centre
18 26 (0.86%) Internet of Things
18 26 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 223 (7.36%) Linux
2 145 (4.79%) Windows
3 53 (1.75%) Mac OS
4 51 (1.68%) Unix
5 31 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 22 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (0.63%) VMS
8 17 (0.56%) Windows Server
9 15 (0.50%) Android
10 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.099%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.066%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.033%) CentOS
14 1 (0.033%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,028 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1,258 (41.55%) Agile Software Development
3 814 (26.88%) Business Intelligence
4 712 (23.51%) Visualisation
5 593 (19.58%) Problem-Solving
6 569 (18.79%) DevOps
7 467 (15.42%) Microservices
8 464 (15.32%) Data Visualisation
9 463 (15.29%) Data Science
10 450 (14.86%) Scrum
11 417 (13.77%) ETL
12 403 (13.31%) Software Engineering
13 374 (12.35%) Data Modelling
14 369 (12.19%) Coaching
15 349 (11.53%) Machine Learning
16 339 (11.20%) Artificial Intelligence
17 324 (10.70%) Risk Management
18 319 (10.54%) Data Management
19 318 (10.50%) Data Analysis
20 298 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,142 (37.71%) SQL
2 1,123 (37.09%) Python
3 627 (20.71%) Java
4 397 (13.11%) JavaScript
5 279 (9.21%) C#
6 208 (6.87%) Scala
7 194 (6.41%) PowerShell
8 192 (6.34%) R
9 173 (5.71%) TypeScript
10 166 (5.48%) Java 8
11 134 (4.43%) Bash Shell
12 81 (2.68%) Perl
13 71 (2.34%) C
13 71 (2.34%) Ruby
13 71 (2.34%) T-SQL
14 67 (2.21%) C++
15 58 (1.92%) VB
16 56 (1.85%) Go
17 38 (1.25%) VBA
18 32 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 572 (18.89%) Degree
2 245 (8.09%) Security Cleared
3 225 (7.43%) SC Cleared
4 95 (3.14%) CISSP
5 90 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (2.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 77 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 76 (2.51%) Master's Degree
9 71 (2.34%) AWS Certification
10 65 (2.15%) PhD
11 53 (1.75%) GCFA
11 53 (1.75%) GCFE
11 53 (1.75%) GCIA
11 53 (1.75%) GCIH
11 53 (1.75%) SANS
12 38 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 36 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
14 15 (0.50%) CCSP
14 15 (0.50%) CISA
15 9 (0.30%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (7.43%) Data Quality
2 198 (6.54%) QA
3 67 (2.21%) GDPR
4 46 (1.52%) GRC
5 19 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.46%) COBIT
7 13 (0.43%) SLA
8 12 (0.40%) PMO
9 10 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
9 10 (0.33%) NIST
10 9 (0.30%) GxP
10 9 (0.30%) ITGC
10 9 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.23%) Accessibility
11 7 (0.23%) COSO
12 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.099%) CDISC
13 3 (0.099%) COREP
13 3 (0.099%) GMP
System Software
1 475 (15.69%) Docker
2 59 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (0.73%) HDFS
5 21 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
6 20 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 10 (0.33%) VMware Server
8 8 (0.26%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.20%) Firmware
10 5 (0.17%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.099%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.033%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.033%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 352 (11.62%) Terraform
2 282 (9.31%) Kubernetes
3 60 (1.98%) Ansible
4 24 (0.79%) Grafana
5 22 (0.73%) Istio
6 21 (0.69%) Puppet
7 19 (0.63%) Prometheus
8 18 (0.59%) Oozie
9 17 (0.56%) Apache Brooklyn
10 14 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (0.33%) Control-M
12 10 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (0.20%) HP Fortify
13 6 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.099%) Kustomize
14 3 (0.099%) Rancher
15 2 (0.066%) Consul
15 2 (0.066%) Packer
15 2 (0.066%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 492 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 245 (8.09%) Google
3 212 (7.00%) Databricks
4 129 (4.26%) Oracle
5 107 (3.53%) SAP
6 83 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
7 69 (2.28%) Informatica
8 60 (1.98%) LexisNexis
9 58 (1.92%) Splunk
10 52 (1.72%) Alteryx
11 45 (1.49%) Talend
12 29 (0.96%) Adobe
13 28 (0.92%) Teradata
14 22 (0.73%) IBM
14 22 (0.73%) VMware
15 21 (0.69%) Cloudera
16 20 (0.66%) Hortonworks
17 18 (0.59%) ServiceNow
18 17 (0.56%) Instagram
19 15 (0.50%) Red Hat