Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Mining skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Mining over the 6 months to 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 674 532 676
Rank change year-on-year -142 +144 -14
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 387 163 461
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.11% 1.18% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 225 148 340
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,188 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £51,823
Median % change year-on-year - +15.78% -0.34%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £73,431
90th Percentile £85,000 £187,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% +10.39% -8.14%

Data Mining is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 34,955 13,758 37,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.90% 28.71% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22,407 11,675 31,065
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Mining over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
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 Mining within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 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 -131 352 £60,000 - 57
London -163 194 £60,000 -17.24% 32
UK excluding London -142 163 £55,000 +29.41% 28
South East -124 39 £65,000 +49.43% 1
Work from Home -262 38 £65,000 +30.00% 7
East of England -77 32 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Midlands -103 29 £52,500 +31.25% 5
West Midlands -99 24 £55,000 +37.50% 3
South West -78 22 £47,500 -5.00% 4
North of England -132 20 £45,000 -18.18% 12
Yorkshire -104 12 £45,000 -2.17% 2
Northern Ireland - 12 £75,000 -
Scotland - 9 £50,000 - 1
North West -100 7 £40,000 -27.27% 6
East Midlands -84 5 £32,500 -13.33% 2
North East -35 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, IT jobs citing Data Mining 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 Mining.

1 232 (59.95%) Python
2 229 (59.17%) SQL
3 185 (47.80%) Analytical Skills
4 180 (46.51%) Analytics
5 176 (45.48%) Data Science
6 167 (43.15%) Machine Learning
7 154 (39.79%) Computer Science
8 151 (39.02%) Visualisation
9 138 (35.66%) Degree
10 114 (29.46%) Data Modelling
10 114 (29.46%) Algorithms
11 110 (28.42%) Business Intelligence
12 106 (27.39%) Data Analysis
13 103 (26.61%) Statistics
14 99 (25.58%) Data Visualisation
15 98 (25.32%) AWS
16 88 (22.74%) Mathematics
16 88 (22.74%) Social Skills
17 86 (22.22%) Java
18 85 (21.96%) Power Platform
19 80 (20.67%) Problem-Solving
19 80 (20.67%) Power BI
19 80 (20.67%) Microsoft
20 77 (19.90%) ETL
21 76 (19.64%) Finance
21 76 (19.64%) Azure
22 75 (19.38%) R
22 75 (19.38%) Tableau
23 74 (19.12%) Apache Spark
24 68 (17.57%) Data Quality

Data Mining
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 74 (19.12%) Apache Spark
2 17 (4.39%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.13%) SAS
4 15 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (3.10%) Jupyter
6 11 (2.84%) Confluence
7 7 (1.81%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.29%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.03%) CMS
10 3 (0.78%) Facebook Platform
11 2 (0.52%) WordPress
12 1 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.26%) JBoss
12 1 (0.26%) Luigi
12 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (14.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (4.91%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (3.62%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.03%) SPSS
4 4 (1.03%) Weka
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.36%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 3 (0.78%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.52%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.52%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) Shopify
4 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 98 (25.32%) AWS
2 85 (21.96%) Power Platform
3 76 (19.64%) Azure
4 29 (7.49%) Amazon SageMaker
5 27 (6.98%) GCP
6 21 (5.43%) SaaS
7 18 (4.65%) npm
8 12 (3.10%) Azure Data Factory
9 10 (2.58%) Amazon S3
9 10 (2.58%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 10 (2.58%) Snowflake
10 7 (1.81%) Serverless
11 6 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.29%) Azure Stack
12 5 (1.29%) PaaS
13 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.88%) Broadband
2 4 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (0.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.26%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (20.67%) Power BI
2 75 (19.38%) Tableau
3 65 (16.80%) Big Data
4 55 (14.21%) SQL Server
5 54 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 42 (10.85%) Hadoop
7 42 (10.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (8.01%) Apache Hive
9 30 (7.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (7.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (7.24%) NoSQL
11 23 (5.94%) Data Lake
12 17 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (4.13%) DB2
13 16 (4.13%) QlikView
14 15 (3.88%) Metadata
14 15 (3.88%) RDBMS
15 14 (3.62%) MongoDB
15 14 (3.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (8.53%) JIRA
2 28 (7.24%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.65%) webpack
4 11 (2.84%) ERwin
5 8 (2.07%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.52%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.52%) Maven
8 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.26%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.26%) PyCharm
9 1 (0.26%) RStudio
9 1 (0.26%) Subversion
9 1 (0.26%) Toad
9 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 185 (47.80%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (22.74%) Social Skills
3 76 (19.64%) Finance
4 42 (10.85%) Marketing
5 27 (6.98%) Advertising
5 27 (6.98%) Banking
5 27 (6.98%) Presentation Skills
5 27 (6.98%) Retail
6 26 (6.72%) Law
7 20 (5.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 17 (4.39%) Front Office
9 13 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (2.07%) Games
10 8 (2.07%) Legal
10 8 (2.07%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.55%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (1.29%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.78%) Electronics
13 3 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 85 (21.96%) Analyst
2 78 (20.16%) Data Scientist
3 61 (15.76%) Data Analyst
4 52 (13.44%) Data Engineer
5 50 (12.92%) Developer
6 27 (6.98%) Senior Data Scientist
7 24 (6.20%) Architect
8 21 (5.43%) Data Architect
8 21 (5.43%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 18 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 16 (4.13%) Insight Analyst
11 12 (3.10%) Big Data Engineer
11 12 (3.10%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.10%) Splunk Specialist
11 12 (3.10%) Technical Specialist
12 11 (2.84%) Data Insight Analyst
12 11 (2.84%) Insight Data Analyst
12 11 (2.84%) Quality Analyst
12 11 (2.84%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.37%) Kafka
2 41 (10.59%) TensorFlow
3 33 (8.53%) Node.js
4 29 (7.49%) scikit-learn
5 27 (6.98%) Keras
6 24 (6.20%) NumPy
7 22 (5.68%) AngularJS
8 20 (5.17%) React
9 19 (4.91%) HTML
10 18 (4.65%) HTML5
10 18 (4.65%) jQuery
10 18 (4.65%) Pandas
10 18 (4.65%) REST
10 18 (4.65%) Vue.js
11 17 (4.39%) .NET
12 16 (4.13%) Web Services
13 15 (3.88%) Chainer
13 15 (3.88%) Theano
13 15 (3.88%) Torch
14 13 (3.36%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 114 (29.46%) Algorithms
2 46 (11.89%) Data Structures
3 33 (8.53%) User Experience
4 31 (8.01%) Management Information System
5 21 (5.43%) Life Science
6 19 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (3.88%) Social Media
8 14 (3.62%) Tandem
9 12 (3.10%) Smart City
10 8 (2.07%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.03%) Augmented Reality
12 4 (1.03%) Robotics
13 3 (0.78%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.78%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.78%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.78%) Legacy Systems
13 3 (0.78%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.72%) Linux
2 12 (3.10%) Windows
3 10 (2.58%) Unix
4 8 (2.07%) Solaris
5 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (46.51%) Analytics
2 176 (45.48%) Data Science
3 167 (43.15%) Machine Learning
4 154 (39.79%) Computer Science
5 151 (39.02%) Visualisation
6 114 (29.46%) Data Modelling
7 110 (28.42%) Business Intelligence
8 106 (27.39%) Data Analysis
9 103 (26.61%) Statistics
10 99 (25.58%) Data Visualisation
11 88 (22.74%) Mathematics
12 80 (20.67%) Problem-Solving
13 77 (19.90%) ETL
14 68 (17.57%) Artificial Intelligence
15 65 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
16 60 (15.50%) Data Management
17 56 (14.47%) Natural Language Processing
18 50 (12.92%) Predictive Modelling
19 46 (11.89%) Data Analytics
19 46 (11.89%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 232 (59.95%) Python
2 229 (59.17%) SQL
3 86 (22.22%) Java
4 75 (19.38%) R
5 42 (10.85%) JavaScript
6 41 (10.59%) C++
7 33 (8.53%) C
8 29 (7.49%) VBA
9 27 (6.98%) MATLAB
10 25 (6.46%) Perl
10 25 (6.46%) TypeScript
11 24 (6.20%) Scala
12 19 (4.91%) T-SQL
13 18 (4.65%) ES6
14 16 (4.13%) PHP
15 14 (3.62%) PowerShell
16 13 (3.36%) C#
17 8 (2.07%) PHP 7
18 5 (1.29%) Cypher
18 5 (1.29%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 138 (35.66%) Degree
2 40 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (8.79%) PhD
4 22 (5.68%) Master's Degree
5 19 (4.91%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.81%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.29%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.78%) ISEB
10 2 (0.52%) CEH
10 2 (0.52%) CISSP
10 2 (0.52%) OSCP
11 1 (0.26%) HND
11 1 (0.26%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (17.57%) Data Quality
2 27 (6.98%) GDPR
3 8 (2.07%) Accessibility
4 5 (1.29%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (1.03%) QA
6 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) NIST
6 1 (0.26%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (2.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.26%) Firmware
2 1 (0.26%) HDFS
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (1.03%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.26%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 80 (20.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.98%) Google
3 18 (4.65%) Databricks
3 18 (4.65%) Facebook
4 17 (4.39%) IBM
5 13 (3.36%) Alteryx
5 13 (3.36%) GoldenSource
6 12 (3.10%) Splunk
6 12 (3.10%) Teradata
7 10 (2.58%) Oracle
8 9 (2.33%) SAP
9 8 (2.07%) Atlassian
9 8 (2.07%) Twitter
9 8 (2.07%) YouTube
10 7 (1.81%) Informatica
11 5 (1.29%) Sage
12 4 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (1.03%) New Relic
12 4 (1.03%) Talend
12 4 (1.03%) UiPath