Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 295 362
Rank change year-on-year +40 +67 +158
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 2442 2157 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.14% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.28% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1804 1829 1586
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.50% +5.26% +5.56%

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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analytics in the UK

Data Analytics
Top 15 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 21 November 2017. 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 +36 2293 £55,000 - 156
London +38 1467 £65,000 - 87
UK excluding London +15 924 £47,250 -5.50% 81
South East +63 303 £50,000 -9.09% 18
North of England +36 244 £45,000 -10.00% 23
North West +42 179 £50,000 +21.21% 14
Midlands +68 114 £42,500 -5.56% 6
South West -21 96 £50,000 - 10
Scotland +13 92 £42,500 -8.60% 11
East of England -79 76 £47,000 -14.55% 12
West Midlands +36 72 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Yorkshire +10 60 £42,500 -17.07% 8
East Midlands +54 41 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Wales +9 11 £40,000 +37.93% 1
North East +2 5 £36,500 -29.07% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 2441 (99.96%) Analytics
2 980 (40.13%) SQL
3 885 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
4 801 (32.80%) Big Data
5 786 (32.19%) Finance
6 704 (28.83%) Python
7 600 (24.57%) Business Intelligence
8 594 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
9 551 (22.56%) Degree
10 522 (21.38%) Java
11 432 (17.69%) Data Warehouse
12 416 (17.04%) Tableau
13 405 (16.58%) Banking
14 402 (16.46%) Big Data Analytics
15 382 (15.64%) R
16 378 (15.48%) Oracle
17 374 (15.32%) Data Modelling
18 354 (14.50%) Hadoop
19 347 (14.21%) Visualisation
20 332 (13.60%) SQL Server
21 328 (13.43%) JavaScript
22 298 (12.20%) Data Analysis
23 295 (12.08%) Apache Spark
24 293 (12.00%) Machine Learning
25 291 (11.92%) Investment Banking
26 288 (11.79%) Computer Science
27 282 (11.55%) Retail Banking
28 278 (11.38%) Linux
29 277 (11.34%) Asset Management
30 268 (10.97%) 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
1 295 (12.08%) Apache Spark
2 252 (10.32%) SAS
3 84 (3.44%) Tomcat
4 78 (3.19%) JBoss
5 72 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
6 57 (2.33%) Apache
7 38 (1.56%) Apache Pig
7 38 (1.56%) Confluence
8 35 (1.43%) CMS
9 33 (1.35%) Moodle
10 24 (0.98%) IIS
11 23 (0.94%) WebLogic
11 23 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.90%) Apache Geronimo
12 22 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 22 (0.90%) WildFly
13 19 (0.78%) Apache Solr
14 16 (0.66%) SharePoint
15 7 (0.29%) GeoServer
16 6 (0.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 256 (10.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 113 (4.63%) SPSS
3 89 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
5 21 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.61%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.33%) Chatbot
9 7 (0.29%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.25%) S-PLUS
10 6 (0.25%) Stata
11 3 (0.12%) GNU Octave
12 2 (0.082%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.082%) InVision
12 2 (0.082%) Maya
13 1 (0.041%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.041%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.041%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 28 (1.15%) Actimize
2 23 (0.94%) SAP ERP
3 17 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.70%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 16 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.25%) SAP GRC
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle AML
7 4 (0.16%) FastStats
7 4 (0.16%) Raiser's Edge
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.12%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.082%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.082%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.082%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.082%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.041%) Oracle Utilities
10 1 (0.041%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 252 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 236 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (2.25%) GitHub
4 49 (2.01%) SaaS
5 48 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 42 (1.72%) Google Analytics
7 22 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
8 19 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
8 19 (0.78%) Azure Machine Learning
9 18 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
10 16 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (0.57%) AdWords
12 13 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
12 13 (0.53%) Office 365
13 12 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (0.49%) Serverless
14 11 (0.45%) PaaS
15 9 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (0.33%) IaaS
16 8 (0.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.19%) Internet
2 24 (0.98%) Network Security
3 19 (0.78%) Firewall
3 19 (0.78%) Wireless
4 11 (0.45%) HTTP
4 11 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.41%) DNS
6 7 (0.29%) LDAP
6 7 (0.29%) SSL
6 7 (0.29%) WAN
7 6 (0.25%) LAN
8 5 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.20%) ZigBee
9 4 (0.16%) BGP
9 4 (0.16%) Intranet
9 4 (0.16%) MPLS
9 4 (0.16%) OSPF
9 4 (0.16%) RFID
9 4 (0.16%) Skype
10 3 (0.12%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 801 (32.80%) Big Data
2 432 (17.69%) Data Warehouse
3 354 (14.50%) Hadoop
4 332 (13.60%) SQL Server
5 208 (8.52%) NoSQL
6 163 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 157 (6.43%) MongoDB
8 140 (5.73%) QlikView
9 136 (5.57%) Power BI
10 126 (5.16%) Apache Hive
11 117 (4.79%) Spotfire
12 115 (4.71%) Data Mining
12 115 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
13 111 (4.55%) OLAP
14 101 (4.14%) Oracle OLAP
15 96 (3.93%) BusinessObjects
16 90 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 79 (3.24%) Apache Cassandra
18 76 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 75 (3.07%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 98 (4.01%) JIRA
2 92 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 71 (2.91%) Git (software)
4 68 (2.78%) Maven
5 52 (2.13%) JUnit
6 51 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 47 (1.92%) Mockito
8 28 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
9 27 (1.11%) Selenium
10 23 (0.94%) Mocha
11 19 (0.78%) Subversion
12 17 (0.70%) Eclipse
13 15 (0.61%) Cucumber
13 15 (0.61%) Hudson
14 14 (0.57%) TeamCity
15 13 (0.53%) HP UFT
15 13 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 12 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
17 11 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 786 (32.19%) Finance
2 405 (16.58%) Banking
3 291 (11.92%) Investment Banking
4 282 (11.55%) Retail Banking
5 256 (10.48%) Marketing
6 152 (6.22%) Retail
7 68 (2.78%) Publishing
8 63 (2.58%) Legal
9 55 (2.25%) Telecoms
10 49 (2.01%) Law
11 44 (1.80%) Manufacturing
12 38 (1.56%) Front Office
13 36 (1.47%) Electronics
14 34 (1.39%) Games
15 28 (1.15%) Advertising
16 21 (0.86%) Automotive
17 20 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
18 18 (0.74%) Aerospace
19 17 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
20 16 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 572 (23.42%) Developer
2 384 (15.72%) Analyst
3 224 (9.17%) Consultant
4 189 (7.74%) Data Analyst
5 173 (7.08%) Architect
6 139 (5.69%) Data Scientist
7 137 (5.61%) Senior Developer
8 112 (4.59%) Analytics Manager
9 109 (4.46%) Data Manager
10 102 (4.18%) Data Consultant
11 98 (4.01%) Java Developer
12 97 (3.97%) Software Engineer
13 96 (3.93%) Analytics Consultant
14 91 (3.73%) Data Analytics Manager
15 90 (3.69%) Data Architect
16 81 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
17 80 (3.28%) Data Engineer
18 75 (3.07%) Quantitative Developer
18 75 (3.07%) SQL Developer
19 73 (2.99%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (9.38%) .NET
2 199 (8.15%) HTML
3 171 (7.00%) CSS
4 139 (5.69%) AngularJS
5 132 (5.41%) Web Services
6 131 (5.36%) Node.js
7 129 (5.28%) Spring
8 116 (4.75%) jQuery
9 102 (4.18%) RESTful
10 94 (3.85%) React
11 86 (3.52%) ASP.NET
11 86 (3.52%) Middleware
12 79 (3.24%) J2EE
13 77 (3.15%) HTML5
14 67 (2.74%) XML
15 62 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (2.42%) Kafka
17 53 (2.17%) CSS3
18 52 (2.13%) Hibernate
19 51 (2.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 594 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 288 (11.79%) Computer Science
3 213 (8.72%) User Experience
4 147 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
5 132 (5.41%) Algorithms
6 109 (4.46%) Management Information System
7 75 (3.07%) Mobile App
8 67 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
9 52 (2.13%) Social Media
10 47 (1.92%) Data Structures
11 40 (1.64%) Fintech
12 37 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
13 34 (1.39%) Data Centre
14 27 (1.11%) Public Cloud
15 25 (1.02%) FMCG
16 21 (0.86%) Fixed Income
17 20 (0.82%) Internet of Things
18 19 (0.78%) Equities
19 15 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
19 15 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 278 (11.38%) Linux
2 225 (9.21%) Unix
3 99 (4.05%) Windows
4 29 (1.19%) Android
5 26 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 22 (0.90%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.41%) CentOS
7 10 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.29%) AIX
8 7 (0.29%) HPUX
8 7 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.29%) Solaris
9 4 (0.16%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.082%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.082%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.082%) VMS
11 2 (0.082%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.041%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2441 (99.96%) Analytics
2 885 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
3 600 (24.57%) Business Intelligence
4 402 (16.46%) Big Data Analytics
5 374 (15.32%) Data Modelling
6 347 (14.21%) Visualisation
7 298 (12.20%) Data Analysis
8 293 (12.00%) Machine Learning
9 277 (11.34%) Asset Management
10 268 (10.97%) Mathematics
11 258 (10.57%) Scrum
11 258 (10.57%) Wealth Management
12 254 (10.40%) ETL
13 247 (10.11%) Data Management
14 207 (8.48%) Data Visualisation
15 206 (8.44%) DevOps
16 197 (8.07%) Project Management
17 189 (7.74%) Software Engineering
18 188 (7.70%) Open Source
19 150 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 980 (40.13%) SQL
2 704 (28.83%) Python
3 522 (21.38%) Java
4 382 (15.64%) R
5 328 (13.43%) JavaScript
6 195 (7.99%) C#
7 187 (7.66%) Perl
8 177 (7.25%) C++
9 175 (7.17%) PL/SQL
10 149 (6.10%) Scala
11 100 (4.10%) C
12 97 (3.97%) Bash Shell
13 93 (3.81%) VBA
14 89 (3.64%) T-SQL
15 57 (2.33%) MATLAB
16 40 (1.64%) Ruby
17 34 (1.39%) PHP
17 34 (1.39%) VB
18 28 (1.15%) Go
19 27 (1.11%) ES6
Qualifications
1 551 (22.56%) Degree
2 127 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 87 (3.56%) Numerate Degree
4 84 (3.44%) SC Cleared
5 75 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 72 (2.95%) PhD
7 64 (2.62%) DV Cleared
8 56 (2.29%) Master's Degree
9 45 (1.84%) CISSP
10 36 (1.47%) CISA
11 27 (1.11%) CISM
12 22 (0.90%) CEH
13 18 (0.74%) ISEB
14 16 (0.66%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
15 13 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
16 12 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (0.37%) CESG Certified Professional
18 8 (0.33%) MBA
18 8 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (7.08%) Data Quality
2 92 (3.77%) QA
3 36 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.11%) GDPR
5 18 (0.74%) PMO
6 12 (0.49%) MiFID
6 12 (0.49%) SLA
7 9 (0.37%) CRD IV
7 9 (0.37%) EMIR
8 8 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
9 6 (0.25%) GCP
10 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.16%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.12%) COBIT
12 3 (0.12%) FATCA
13 2 (0.082%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.041%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 138 (5.65%) Docker
2 30 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (0.70%) HDFS
5 15 (0.61%) Apache Flume
6 14 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.12%) Snort
10 1 (0.041%) LXC
10 1 (0.041%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.041%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.041%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.041%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (1.80%) Ansible
2 39 (1.60%) Puppet
3 30 (1.23%) Terraform
4 22 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
6 12 (0.49%) Data Guard
6 12 (0.49%) Kubernetes
6 12 (0.49%) Marathon
6 12 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (0.45%) Grafana
7 11 (0.45%) Mesos
8 7 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.25%) SCCM
10 3 (0.12%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 3 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.12%) Salt
11 2 (0.082%) Oozie
11 2 (0.082%) Packer
12 1 (0.041%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 416 (17.04%) Tableau
2 378 (15.48%) Oracle
3 247 (10.11%) Microsoft
4 112 (4.59%) Google
5 111 (4.55%) SAP
6 65 (2.66%) Splunk
7 57 (2.33%) Informatica
8 54 (2.21%) TIBCO
9 47 (1.92%) Cloudera
10 43 (1.76%) Cognizant
11 41 (1.68%) Alteryx
11 41 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
12 37 (1.52%) IBM
13 35 (1.43%) Cognos
13 35 (1.43%) Red Hat
14 34 (1.39%) Teradata
15 28 (1.15%) Talend
16 23 (0.94%) Adobe
16 23 (0.94%) Hortonworks
16 23 (0.94%) MapR