Period
to 19 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 160 225 259
Rank change year-on-year +65 +34 -14
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 2,171 1,243 1,933
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.11% 1.52% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.64% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,225 935 1,414
10th Percentile £35,300 £31,250 £32,825
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £75,563
90th Percentile £102,500 £112,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%

Data Management 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 95,829 75,605 132,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.17% 92.35% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66,597 60,779 105,358
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,371 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,375 £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 £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 19 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 19 June 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 +50 1,740 £60,000 - 264
London +56 921 £70,000 - 121
UK excluding London +16 866 £50,000 - 157
Work from Home +39 511 £60,000 -30.43% 41
South East +15 236 £50,000 -3.38% 47
North of England -19 205 £50,000 +17.65% 42
East of England +91 130 £57,500 -8.00% 17
Midlands -24 124 £47,500 -26.92% 19
North West +1 95 £56,750 +13.50% 17
Yorkshire -29 83 £52,500 +31.25% 19
Scotland -21 79 £55,000 +10.00% 8
West Midlands -28 77 £50,000 -23.08% 12
South West -51 77 £45,079 +0.17% 17
East Midlands -11 46 £41,250 -34.00% 7
North East +1 27 £43,000 +32.31% 6
Wales +2 13 £51,250 -6.82% 4
Northern Ireland -25 2 £75,000 +87.50% 3

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, IT jobs citing Data Management 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 Management.

1 752 (34.64%) SQL
2 639 (29.43%) Social Skills
3 583 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
4 581 (26.76%) Analytics
5 580 (26.72%) Degree
6 568 (26.16%) Finance
7 496 (22.85%) Python
8 476 (21.93%) Business Intelligence
9 429 (19.76%) AWS
10 392 (18.06%) Azure
11 386 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
12 380 (17.50%) Project Management
13 366 (16.86%) Microsoft
14 362 (16.67%) Power Platform
15 357 (16.44%) Data Modelling
16 344 (15.85%) Data Quality
17 328 (15.11%) Power BI
18 327 (15.06%) SQL Server
19 307 (14.14%) Pharmaceutical
20 305 (14.05%) ETL
21 291 (13.40%) Java
22 282 (12.99%) Data Warehouse
23 268 (12.34%) Visualisation
24 266 (12.25%) Problem-Solving
25 261 (12.02%) Oracle
26 255 (11.75%) Project Delivery
27 244 (11.24%) Data Governance
28 238 (10.96%) Validation
29 232 (10.69%) SAS
29 232 (10.69%) Data Architecture

Data Management
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
1 232 (10.69%) SAS
2 102 (4.70%) Apache Spark
3 63 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 59 (2.72%) Apache Airflow
5 53 (2.44%) CMS
6 41 (1.89%) Apache
6 41 (1.89%) Confluence
7 26 (1.20%) IIS
7 26 (1.20%) Luigi
7 26 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
8 22 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (0.51%) Apache Pig
10 7 (0.32%) ArcGIS
11 6 (0.28%) Moodle
11 6 (0.28%) Totara
12 4 (0.18%) Appian
12 4 (0.18%) Documentum
12 4 (0.18%) JBoss
12 4 (0.18%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.14%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 231 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 111 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.23%) Adobe XD
7 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.092%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.092%) Stata
10 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.046%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.046%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.046%) Revit
10 1 (0.046%) Weka
Business Applications
1 52 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.47%) Oracle Clinical
3 24 (1.11%) Payment Gateway
3 24 (1.11%) Shopify
4 15 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
5 13 (0.60%) Sentinel
6 10 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.41%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
9 7 (0.32%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.32%) SAP MDG
10 6 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.28%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.18%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.18%) PolarLake
12 3 (0.14%) Movex
12 3 (0.14%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.14%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 429 (19.76%) AWS
2 392 (18.06%) Azure
3 362 (16.67%) Power Platform
4 139 (6.40%) Serverless
5 128 (5.90%) AWS Lambda
6 109 (5.02%) GCP
7 107 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
8 94 (4.33%) Amazon ECS
9 79 (3.64%) Azure Data Factory
10 67 (3.09%) Dynamics 365
11 63 (2.90%) SaaS
12 53 (2.44%) Microsoft 365
13 50 (2.30%) PaaS
14 43 (1.98%) PowerApps
15 40 (1.84%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 37 (1.70%) Azure Logic Apps
17 34 (1.57%) Snowflake
18 33 (1.52%) IaaS
19 24 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
20 22 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.70%) Internet
2 28 (1.29%) FTP
3 22 (1.01%) Firewall
4 14 (0.64%) Unified Communications
5 13 (0.60%) HTTP
5 13 (0.60%) VPN
6 12 (0.55%) Network Security
7 11 (0.51%) IPsec
8 8 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.23%) Intranet
9 5 (0.23%) LAN
9 5 (0.23%) SAN
9 5 (0.23%) WAN
9 5 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.092%) Broadband
11 2 (0.092%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (0.092%) NAS
11 2 (0.092%) SMS
11 2 (0.092%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (15.11%) Power BI
2 327 (15.06%) SQL Server
3 282 (12.99%) Data Warehouse
4 229 (10.55%) Relational Database
5 197 (9.07%) Big Data
6 161 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
7 149 (6.86%) Tableau
8 133 (6.13%) MySQL
9 125 (5.76%) RDBMS
9 125 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 120 (5.53%) NoSQL
11 117 (5.39%) Data Lake
12 110 (5.07%) Hadoop
13 108 (4.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 107 (4.93%) Amazon Aurora
15 101 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 45 (2.07%) DB2
17 44 (2.03%) Amazon Redshift
18 38 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 37 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 117 (5.39%) Git (software)
2 70 (3.22%) JIRA
3 56 (2.58%) Gradle
4 46 (2.12%) Jenkins
5 35 (1.61%) Eclipse
6 34 (1.57%) IntelliJ
7 24 (1.11%) Bitbucket Server
8 16 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (0.64%) Visual Studio
10 11 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (0.51%) webpack
11 10 (0.46%) Subversion
12 9 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.41%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.37%) ERwin
13 8 (0.37%) MSBuild
14 7 (0.32%) Maven
15 5 (0.23%) GitLab
16 4 (0.18%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 639 (29.43%) Social Skills
2 568 (26.16%) Finance
3 386 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
4 307 (14.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 188 (8.66%) Banking
6 117 (5.39%) Marketing
7 94 (4.33%) Retail
8 73 (3.36%) Legal
9 72 (3.32%) Presentation Skills
10 64 (2.95%) Organisational Skills
11 59 (2.72%) Influencing Skills
12 56 (2.58%) Law
13 47 (2.16%) Public Sector
14 36 (1.66%) Advertising
14 36 (1.66%) Games
14 36 (1.66%) Manufacturing
15 35 (1.61%) Telecoms
16 25 (1.15%) Automotive
17 24 (1.11%) Investment Banking
18 23 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 332 (15.29%) Developer
2 315 (14.51%) Analyst
3 307 (14.14%) Data Manager
4 236 (10.87%) Architect
5 194 (8.94%) Programmer
6 188 (8.66%) Data Analyst
7 179 (8.25%) Data Engineer
8 153 (7.05%) Data Architect
9 133 (6.13%) Software Engineer
10 109 (5.02%) Consultant
11 103 (4.74%) Java Developer
12 100 (4.61%) AWS Engineer
13 98 (4.51%) AWS Developer
14 93 (4.28%) AWS Software Engineer
15 88 (4.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 81 (3.73%) Senior Manager
17 72 (3.32%) Software Programmer
18 69 (3.18%) Project Manager
19 67 (3.09%) Statistical Programmer
20 66 (3.04%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (8.57%) Web Services
2 113 (5.20%) Kafka
3 93 (4.28%) gRPC
4 88 (4.05%) .NET
5 82 (3.78%) REST
6 59 (2.72%) AngularJS
7 49 (2.26%) HTML
8 42 (1.93%) CSS
8 42 (1.93%) J2EE
9 39 (1.80%) Spring
10 38 (1.75%) XML
11 36 (1.66%) React
12 34 (1.57%) JSON
13 33 (1.52%) Spring Boot
14 30 (1.38%) Node.js
15 21 (0.97%) PySpark
16 20 (0.92%) Spark Streaming
17 19 (0.88%) CGI
18 18 (0.83%) Apache Beam
18 18 (0.83%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 194 (8.94%) Management Information System
2 188 (8.66%) Life Science
3 104 (4.79%) Hedge funds
4 92 (4.24%) Pricing Data
5 59 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
6 58 (2.67%) Data Structures
7 44 (2.03%) Reference Data
8 41 (1.89%) Derivative
9 40 (1.84%) Biotechnology
10 38 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 38 (1.75%) Virtual Team
11 29 (1.34%) User Experience
12 28 (1.29%) Data Centre
13 26 (1.20%) Cloud Native
14 25 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (1.11%) iPad
16 23 (1.06%) NHS
17 22 (1.01%) Public Cloud
18 21 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
18 21 (0.97%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 116 (5.34%) Windows
2 87 (4.01%) Linux
3 66 (3.04%) Unix
4 12 (0.55%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.18%) CentOS
5 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.18%) Solaris
5 4 (0.18%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.14%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.092%) Android
7 2 (0.092%) Debian
8 1 (0.046%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.046%) MVS
8 1 (0.046%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
2 581 (26.76%) Analytics
3 476 (21.93%) Business Intelligence
4 380 (17.50%) Project Management
5 357 (16.44%) Data Modelling
6 305 (14.05%) ETL
7 268 (12.34%) Visualisation
8 266 (12.25%) Problem-Solving
9 255 (11.75%) Project Delivery
10 244 (11.24%) Data Governance
11 238 (10.96%) Validation
12 232 (10.69%) Data Architecture
13 230 (10.59%) Software Engineering
14 224 (10.32%) Computer Science
15 214 (9.86%) Data Analysis
16 212 (9.77%) Data Science
17 200 (9.21%) DevOps
17 200 (9.21%) Migration
18 188 (8.66%) Data Integration
18 188 (8.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 752 (34.64%) SQL
2 496 (22.85%) Python
3 291 (13.40%) Java
4 113 (5.20%) JavaScript
5 111 (5.11%) C#
6 93 (4.28%) R
7 79 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 56 (2.58%) PowerShell
9 48 (2.21%) PL/SQL
10 46 (2.12%) Scala
11 43 (1.98%) VBA
12 39 (1.80%) Bash Shell
12 39 (1.80%) VB
13 38 (1.75%) TypeScript
14 30 (1.38%) C
15 22 (1.01%) C++
16 20 (0.92%) PHP
16 20 (0.92%) SAS Macro
17 16 (0.74%) Gremlin
18 10 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 580 (26.72%) Degree
2 77 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 64 (2.95%) Security Cleared
4 57 (2.63%) Master's Degree
5 39 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 32 (1.47%) PhD
7 29 (1.34%) Numerate Degree
8 22 (1.01%) DBS Check
9 15 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 14 (0.64%) HND
11 11 (0.51%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.51%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.46%) CISSP
13 8 (0.37%) PMP
14 7 (0.32%) CISM
14 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.28%) CISA
15 6 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.28%) MBA
15 6 (0.28%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 344 (15.85%) Data Quality
2 171 (7.88%) QA
3 113 (5.20%) Good Clinical Practice
4 105 (4.84%) CDISC
5 91 (4.19%) GDPR
6 41 (1.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 30 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (0.97%) EMIR
8 21 (0.97%) MiFID
9 15 (0.69%) SLA
10 14 (0.64%) GxP
11 8 (0.37%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.37%) PMO
12 7 (0.32%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.23%) Accessibility
13 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.18%) GRC
14 4 (0.18%) NIST
15 3 (0.14%) IFRS
System Software
1 59 (2.72%) Docker
2 24 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.37%) LXC
6 6 (0.28%) HDFS
7 5 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.18%) Firmware
9 2 (0.092%) iptables
9 2 (0.092%) Postfix
9 2 (0.092%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.046%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.046%) IAG
10 1 (0.046%) NFS
10 1 (0.046%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 63 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 27 (1.24%) Ansible
3 22 (1.01%) Terraform
4 11 (0.51%) AirWatch
4 11 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
5 9 (0.41%) Grafana
6 8 (0.37%) Prometheus
6 8 (0.37%) Puppet
7 7 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.18%) Istio
8 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.14%) RSA Archer
9 3 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.092%) Control-M
10 2 (0.092%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.092%) Oozie
11 1 (0.046%) Graphite
11 1 (0.046%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 366 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 261 (12.02%) Oracle
3 96 (4.42%) SAP
3 96 (4.42%) Sybase
4 79 (3.64%) Google
5 75 (3.45%) Informatica
6 45 (2.07%) Databricks
7 44 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (1.61%) Teradata
9 32 (1.47%) Facebook
10 30 (1.38%) IBM
11 29 (1.34%) ServiceNow
12 25 (1.15%) Talend
12 25 (1.15%) YouTube
13 23 (1.06%) Elastic Path
14 21 (0.97%) Alteryx
15 20 (0.92%) VMware
16 18 (0.83%) Adobe
17 16 (0.74%) Atlassian
18 15 (0.69%) Northgate