Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 188 212 252
Rank change year-on-year +24 +40 +26
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 1,134 2,363 2,268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.81% 1.66% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.80% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 831 1,889 1,893
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £98,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +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 57,931 131,210 156,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.26% 92.21% 91.91%
Number of salaries quoted 46,329 103,255 124,303
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

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 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 2020. 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 +29 1,077 £62,500 - 128
London +28 700 £70,000 - 67
UK excluding London +7 411 £55,000 +10.00% 78
South East +31 171 £55,000 - 19
Work from Home +27 96 £60,000 -14.89% 34
North of England +88 86 £50,000 +11.11% 15
North West +104 48 £55,000 +25.71% 12
South West +24 45 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Midlands +10 44 £55,000 +10.00% 5
East of England +86 30 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Yorkshire +87 28 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Midlands +24 27 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Scotland +31 22 £45,000 -23.66% 6
East Midlands +38 15 £40,000 -6.98% 3
Wales +44 13 £40,500 +24.62% 9
North East +15 10 £39,000 -2.50% 2

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 1,134 (100.00%) Analytics
2 595 (52.47%) SQL
3 447 (39.42%) Business Intelligence
4 405 (35.71%) Python
5 339 (29.89%) Analytical Skills
6 333 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
7 323 (28.48%) Azure
8 299 (26.37%) Degree
9 297 (26.19%) SQL Server
10 292 (25.75%) Tableau
11 278 (24.51%) ETL
12 254 (22.40%) Data Analysis
13 240 (21.16%) Big Data
14 236 (20.81%) Visualisation
15 233 (20.55%) Finance
16 230 (20.28%) Data Lake
17 220 (19.40%) Power Platform
18 217 (19.14%) Power BI
19 213 (18.78%) AWS
19 213 (18.78%) Java
20 207 (18.25%) Microsoft
21 204 (17.99%) Oracle
22 198 (17.46%) Machine Learning
23 182 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
24 167 (14.73%) Data Science
25 166 (14.64%) Alteryx
26 165 (14.55%) JavaScript
27 159 (14.02%) Hadoop
28 150 (13.23%) DevOps
29 143 (12.61%) Data Extraction

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
1 113 (9.96%) Apache Spark
2 53 (4.67%) SAS
3 36 (3.17%) Apache
4 23 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (1.32%) Jupyter
6 12 (1.06%) Apache Airflow
6 12 (1.06%) Apache Solr
7 11 (0.97%) Confluence
7 11 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.71%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.53%) Apache Synapse
10 5 (0.44%) CMS
10 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.35%) IIS
11 4 (0.35%) Luigi
11 4 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.18%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.088%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.088%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 80 (7.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (1.06%) Chatbot
4 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.35%) Sketch
5 4 (0.35%) SPSS
6 3 (0.26%) InVision
6 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.18%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.088%) Stata
8 1 (0.088%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 37 (3.26%) FINCAD Analytics
2 9 (0.79%) Distributed Ledger
3 8 (0.71%) R3 Corda
4 5 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.44%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.26%) Actimize
6 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.088%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.088%) Line 500
8 1 (0.088%) Radian6
8 1 (0.088%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 323 (28.48%) Azure
2 220 (19.40%) Power Platform
3 213 (18.78%) AWS
4 69 (6.08%) GCP
5 65 (5.73%) Azure Data Factory
6 39 (3.44%) SaaS
7 34 (3.00%) PaaS
8 30 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (2.29%) Office 365
10 22 (1.94%) Serverless
11 18 (1.59%) OpenShift
12 15 (1.32%) iPaaS
13 14 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (1.23%) Azure Stack
13 14 (1.23%) Data Lake Analytics
13 14 (1.23%) IaaS
14 12 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
15 11 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (0.88%) Google Analytics
17 9 (0.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.06%) Internet
2 11 (0.97%) WAN
3 8 (0.71%) Firewall
4 7 (0.62%) BGP
4 7 (0.62%) Broadband
4 7 (0.62%) MPLS
5 4 (0.35%) LAN
5 4 (0.35%) SSL
5 4 (0.35%) VoIP
6 3 (0.26%) Extranet
7 2 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.18%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.088%) DHCP
8 1 (0.088%) DNS
8 1 (0.088%) MQTT
8 1 (0.088%) Network Security
8 1 (0.088%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.088%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 240 (21.16%) Big Data
3 230 (20.28%) Data Lake
4 217 (19.14%) Power BI
5 182 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
6 159 (14.02%) Hadoop
7 79 (6.97%) Oracle Reports
8 76 (6.70%) NoSQL
9 72 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
10 69 (6.08%) Apache Hive
10 69 (6.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 69 (6.08%) Azure SQL Database
11 67 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 59 (5.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 57 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 46 (4.06%) Data Mining
15 43 (3.79%) Amazon Athena
16 42 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
17 41 (3.62%) Relational Database
18 40 (3.53%) HBase
Development Applications
1 29 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.94%) Artifactory
3 19 (1.68%) Jenkins
3 19 (1.68%) JIRA
4 9 (0.79%) IntelliJ
5 8 (0.71%) Bitbucket
6 7 (0.62%) Maven
6 7 (0.62%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (0.53%) Jasmine
7 6 (0.53%) Selenium
7 6 (0.53%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.44%) Flyway
8 5 (0.44%) Liquibase
9 4 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.35%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.26%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.26%) Pylint
10 3 (0.26%) Sourcetree
General
1 233 (20.55%) Finance
2 87 (7.67%) Legal
3 78 (6.88%) Marketing
4 70 (6.17%) Front Office
5 58 (5.11%) Banking
6 35 (3.09%) Retail
7 26 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.85%) Aerospace
9 20 (1.76%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.41%) Public Sector
11 9 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.71%) Advertising
13 6 (0.53%) Publishing
14 4 (0.35%) Electronics
14 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.35%) Law
14 4 (0.35%) Local Government
15 3 (0.26%) Automotive
15 3 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 210 (18.52%) Analyst
2 207 (18.25%) Developer
3 162 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 141 (12.43%) Data Engineer
5 89 (7.85%) Architect
6 87 (7.67%) Consultant
7 60 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
8 56 (4.94%) Data Manager
8 56 (4.94%) Senior Data Analyst
9 55 (4.85%) SQL Developer
10 46 (4.06%) Data Scientist
11 41 (3.62%) Data Architect
12 40 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
13 39 (3.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 38 (3.35%) Data Consultant
14 38 (3.35%) Finance Manager
15 35 (3.09%) Analytics Manager
16 32 (2.82%) Senior Data Engineer
17 28 (2.47%) Project Manager
18 27 (2.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (9.96%) .NET
2 88 (7.76%) Web Services
3 58 (5.11%) J2EE
4 47 (4.14%) React
5 46 (4.06%) HTML
6 44 (3.88%) Kafka
7 36 (3.17%) Node.js
8 32 (2.82%) Natural Language Processing
9 30 (2.65%) AngularJS
10 29 (2.56%) REST
11 24 (2.12%) CSS
12 23 (2.03%) JSON
13 22 (1.94%) ASP.NET
13 22 (1.94%) HTML5
14 21 (1.85%) Pandas
14 21 (1.85%) XML
15 18 (1.59%) MDX
16 17 (1.50%) NumPy
17 16 (1.41%) .NET Core
18 15 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 339 (29.89%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.38%) Hedge funds
3 59 (5.20%) Derivative
4 57 (5.03%) Fixed Income
5 44 (3.88%) Algorithms
6 43 (3.79%) User Experience
7 40 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
8 39 (3.44%) Public Cloud
9 37 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
10 33 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (2.56%) Management Information System
12 27 (2.38%) Blog
13 23 (2.03%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.68%) Equities
15 18 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
16 16 (1.41%) Data Centre
17 12 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
17 12 (1.06%) Clustering
18 10 (0.88%) Driving Licence
19 9 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 74 (6.53%) Linux
2 49 (4.32%) Unix
3 45 (3.97%) Windows
4 27 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.088%) Android
7 1 (0.088%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.088%) CentOS
7 1 (0.088%) Debian
7 1 (0.088%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.088%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.088%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,134 (100.00%) Analytics
2 447 (39.42%) Business Intelligence
3 333 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
4 278 (24.51%) ETL
5 254 (22.40%) Data Analysis
6 236 (20.81%) Visualisation
7 198 (17.46%) Machine Learning
8 167 (14.73%) Data Science
9 150 (13.23%) DevOps
10 143 (12.61%) Data Extraction
11 140 (12.35%) Data Modelling
11 140 (12.35%) Proactive Monitoring
12 137 (12.08%) Artificial Intelligence
13 136 (11.99%) Decision-Making
14 127 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
14 127 (11.20%) Project Management
15 125 (11.02%) Software Engineering
16 108 (9.52%) Scrum
17 106 (9.35%) Data Visualisation
18 99 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 595 (52.47%) SQL
2 405 (35.71%) Python
3 213 (18.78%) Java
4 165 (14.55%) JavaScript
5 129 (11.38%) R
6 117 (10.32%) C#
7 96 (8.47%) C++
8 46 (4.06%) Kotlin
9 39 (3.44%) Scala
10 31 (2.73%) T-SQL
11 29 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 29 (2.56%) PL/SQL
12 28 (2.47%) PHP
13 26 (2.29%) Shell Script
14 24 (2.12%) Perl
15 23 (2.03%) HiveQL
16 22 (1.94%) VBA
17 17 (1.50%) MATLAB
18 16 (1.41%) VB
19 15 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 299 (26.37%) Degree
2 58 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 47 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.03%) CISSP
5 21 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.68%) PhD
7 18 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (1.59%) CISM
7 18 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (1.50%) CESG Certified Professional
8 17 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
10 14 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (1.15%) CRISC
12 12 (1.06%) CCNA
12 12 (1.06%) CCNP
13 8 (0.71%) Master's Degree
14 7 (0.62%) JNCIP
14 7 (0.62%) JNCIS
15 6 (0.53%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.88%) GAAP
2 64 (5.64%) Data Quality
3 29 (2.56%) QA
4 21 (1.85%) NIST
5 12 (1.06%) NCSC
6 8 (0.71%) GDPR
6 8 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.62%) PMO
8 6 (0.53%) ITGC
9 5 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (0.44%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.35%) Basel III
10 4 (0.35%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.26%) MiFID
12 2 (0.18%) COBIT
12 2 (0.18%) COSO
12 2 (0.18%) IFRS
12 2 (0.18%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.088%) Solvency II
System Software
1 80 (7.05%) Docker
2 37 (3.26%) HDFS
3 25 (2.20%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.41%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.44%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.26%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.088%) iptables
11 1 (0.088%) KVM
11 1 (0.088%) NFS
11 1 (0.088%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 69 (6.08%) Kubernetes
2 28 (2.47%) Terraform
3 26 (2.29%) Ansible
4 23 (2.03%) Puppet
5 13 (1.15%) SCVMM
6 12 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.62%) Salt
9 6 (0.53%) Icinga
9 6 (0.53%) Kibana
10 4 (0.35%) Oozie
11 3 (0.26%) Argo
11 3 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.18%) Mesos
12 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.18%) SCCM
12 2 (0.18%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.18%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.18%) SCSM
12 2 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 292 (25.75%) Tableau
2 207 (18.25%) Microsoft
3 204 (17.99%) Oracle
4 166 (14.64%) Alteryx
5 143 (12.61%) Teradata
6 140 (12.35%) Automation Anywhere
7 139 (12.26%) Blue Prism
7 139 (12.26%) UiPath
8 138 (12.17%) Cadence
9 66 (5.82%) Databricks
10 52 (4.59%) Google
11 46 (4.06%) SAP
12 41 (3.62%) Talend
13 38 (3.35%) Bloomberg
14 35 (3.09%) Cloudera
14 35 (3.09%) Splunk
15 29 (2.56%) Informatica
16 17 (1.50%) VMware
17 14 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
18 13 (1.15%) Adobe