Period
to 26 March 2019

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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 646 584 595
Rank change year-on-year -62 +11 -114
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 502 773 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.19% 1.44% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 367 626 588
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £28,550 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £99,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +5.88%

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 42,181 53,586 52,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.43% 30.62% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34,695 44,867 44,517
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.09%

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Mining.

Salary trend for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Mining over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
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 Mining within the UK over the 6 months to 26 March 2019. 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 -95 433 £60,000 +9.09% 16
London -1 248 £75,000 +15.38% 7
UK excluding London -77 248 £40,000 -15.79% 13
South East -8 64 £50,000 - 1
North of England 0 50 £40,000 - 2
Scotland 0 49 £38,500 -9.41% 4
North West +10 41 £40,000 -8.57% 1
South West +14 30 £41,500 -10.27% 1
Midlands +2 20 £42,500 -5.56% 1
East of England +36 19 £52,500 +5.00% 4
West Midlands +6 14 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Northern Ireland -16 13 £25,000 -70.59%
Yorkshire +12 9 £47,500 +21.79% 1
East Midlands +23 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Wales +22 3 £32,000 -43.11%

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, 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.

1 308 (61.35%) Python
2 296 (58.96%) SQL
3 280 (55.78%) Machine Learning
4 243 (48.41%) Analytics
4 243 (48.41%) Data Science
5 207 (41.24%) Visualisation
6 171 (34.06%) Algorithms
7 159 (31.67%) Data Analysis
8 155 (30.88%) R
9 151 (30.08%) Business Intelligence
10 140 (27.89%) Degree
11 129 (25.70%) Java
12 125 (24.90%) Big Data
13 121 (24.10%) Data Visualisation
13 121 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
14 117 (23.31%) Mathematics
15 115 (22.91%) Artificial Intelligence
16 113 (22.51%) Tableau
17 110 (21.91%) Finance
18 107 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
19 99 (19.72%) Apache Spark
20 94 (18.73%) Data Warehouse
21 93 (18.53%) Statistics
22 92 (18.33%) C++
23 91 (18.13%) Power BI
24 84 (16.73%) Software Engineering
25 82 (16.33%) Microsoft
26 79 (15.74%) QlikView
27 78 (15.54%) Scala
28 77 (15.34%) Data Analytics

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 99 (19.72%) Apache Spark
2 62 (12.35%) SAS
3 21 (4.18%) Apache Pig
4 12 (2.39%) Apache
5 7 (1.39%) Jupyter
6 6 (1.20%) DNN
7 4 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.60%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.20%) JBoss
9 1 (0.20%) nginx
9 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 55 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (5.38%) SPSS
3 9 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.79%) Stata
4 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.80%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.20%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.20%) DocuMatrix
2 1 (0.20%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Relativity
2 1 (0.20%) Ringtail
2 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.99%) Google Analytics
4 11 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.60%) Office 365
7 2 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.40%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 2 (0.40%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) AdWords
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.59%) Internet
2 7 (1.39%) Extranet
3 5 (1.00%) Network Security
4 4 (0.80%) VLAN
5 1 (0.20%) SSH
5 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (24.90%) Big Data
2 94 (18.73%) Data Warehouse
3 91 (18.13%) Power BI
4 79 (15.74%) QlikView
5 72 (14.34%) Apache Hive
6 70 (13.94%) Hadoop
6 70 (13.94%) SQL Server
7 55 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 52 (10.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (7.17%) Relational Database
10 33 (6.57%) Impala
11 32 (6.37%) NoSQL
11 32 (6.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 31 (6.18%) Neo4j
13 26 (5.18%) Text Mining
14 23 (4.58%) Qlik Sense
15 20 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
16 19 (3.78%) Data Lake
17 14 (2.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
18 13 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.39%) Toad
3 4 (0.80%) Maven
4 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.60%) JUnit
4 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.40%) FindBugs
5 2 (0.40%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.40%) RStudio
5 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.20%) ANTLR
6 1 (0.20%) Appium
6 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.20%) CMake
6 1 (0.20%) GitLab
6 1 (0.20%) JIRA
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 110 (21.91%) Finance
2 74 (14.74%) Marketing
3 64 (12.75%) Banking
4 42 (8.37%) Retail
5 35 (6.97%) Investment Banking
5 35 (6.97%) Manufacturing
6 32 (6.37%) Telecoms
7 30 (5.98%) Electronics
8 17 (3.39%) Local Government
9 11 (2.19%) Digital Economy
9 11 (2.19%) Legal
10 9 (1.79%) Advertising
11 7 (1.39%) Back Office
12 6 (1.20%) Games
13 5 (1.00%) Billing
14 3 (0.60%) Law
14 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.60%) Social Science
15 2 (0.40%) Publishing
16 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 203 (40.44%) Data Scientist
2 108 (21.51%) Analyst
3 55 (10.96%) Developer
4 51 (10.16%) Data Analyst
5 50 (9.96%) Senior Data Scientist
6 40 (7.97%) Software Engineer
7 27 (5.38%) Business Analyst
7 27 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
8 26 (5.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 26 (5.18%) Senior Software Engineer
9 25 (4.98%) Data Manager
10 24 (4.78%) C++ Software Engineer
10 24 (4.78%) Junior
11 21 (4.18%) Consultant
12 19 (3.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 16 (3.19%) Graduate
13 16 (3.19%) Senior Business Analyst
14 14 (2.79%) Data Business Analyst
15 12 (2.39%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 12 (2.39%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.76%) TensorFlow
2 53 (10.56%) Natural Language Processing
3 42 (8.37%) scikit-learn
4 32 (6.37%) SciPy
5 26 (5.18%) Web Services
6 23 (4.58%) NumPy
7 18 (3.59%) Pandas
8 15 (2.99%) Kafka
9 14 (2.79%) Keras
9 14 (2.79%) PySpark
10 13 (2.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 13 (2.59%) D3.js
11 12 (2.39%) CSS
11 12 (2.39%) ggplot2
11 12 (2.39%) HTML
11 12 (2.39%) OpenCV
12 11 (2.19%) RESTful
13 8 (1.59%) Django
13 8 (1.59%) HTML5
13 8 (1.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 171 (34.06%) Algorithms
2 107 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (7.97%) Data Structures
4 29 (5.78%) Robotics
5 27 (5.38%) Management Information System
6 24 (4.78%) Social Media
7 11 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.39%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.39%) Fintech
8 7 (1.39%) Internet of Things
8 7 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.39%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.00%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.00%) Life Science
10 4 (0.80%) Contract for Difference
10 4 (0.80%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.80%) Social Network
10 4 (0.80%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.96%) Linux
2 25 (4.98%) Windows
3 7 (1.39%) Unix
4 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (55.78%) Machine Learning
2 243 (48.41%) Analytics
2 243 (48.41%) Data Science
3 207 (41.24%) Visualisation
4 159 (31.67%) Data Analysis
5 151 (30.08%) Business Intelligence
6 121 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (24.10%) Data Visualisation
7 117 (23.31%) Mathematics
8 115 (22.91%) Artificial Intelligence
9 93 (18.53%) Statistics
10 84 (16.73%) Software Engineering
11 77 (15.34%) Data Analytics
12 76 (15.14%) Computer Science
13 74 (14.74%) Validation
14 71 (14.14%) Deep Learning
15 70 (13.94%) Statistical Modelling
16 61 (12.15%) Data Modelling
17 60 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
18 56 (11.16%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 308 (61.35%) Python
2 296 (58.96%) SQL
3 155 (30.88%) R
4 129 (25.70%) Java
5 92 (18.33%) C++
6 78 (15.54%) Scala
7 49 (9.76%) C#
8 41 (8.17%) MATLAB
9 32 (6.37%) T-SQL
10 26 (5.18%) C
10 26 (5.18%) VBA
11 21 (4.18%) Go
12 17 (3.39%) JavaScript
13 14 (2.79%) HiveQL
14 13 (2.59%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.99%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.59%) Bash Shell
17 7 (1.39%) Delphi
17 7 (1.39%) PHP
17 7 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 140 (27.89%) Degree
2 52 (10.36%) PhD
3 32 (6.37%) Numerate Degree
4 16 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.99%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.19%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.79%) Postgraduate
8 6 (1.20%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.60%) CGEIT
9 3 (0.60%) CISA
9 3 (0.60%) CISM
9 3 (0.60%) CISSP
9 3 (0.60%) CRISC
9 3 (0.60%) GSEC
10 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.16%) Data Quality
2 22 (4.38%) QA
3 11 (2.19%) GDPR
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (3.19%) HDFS
2 4 (0.80%) Docker
3 2 (0.40%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 31 (6.18%) Oozie
2 5 (1.00%) EnCase
3 4 (0.80%) FTK
4 2 (0.40%) Terraform
5 1 (0.20%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 113 (22.51%) Tableau
2 82 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 42 (8.37%) SAP
4 32 (6.37%) Oracle
5 23 (4.58%) Google
6 16 (3.19%) Alteryx
7 15 (2.99%) WorldPay
8 9 (1.79%) Facebook
9 7 (1.39%) Cognos
10 6 (1.20%) Algorithmics
10 6 (1.20%) Cognizant
10 6 (1.20%) Nuix
11 5 (1.00%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.00%) Hortonworks
11 5 (1.00%) Splunk
11 5 (1.00%) Teradata
12 4 (0.80%) MapR
12 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.60%) IBM
14 2 (0.40%) Informatica