Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 570 584 471
Rank change year-on-year +14 -113 +69
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 766 737 1,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.42% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.42% 1.40% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 609 600 1,008
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,675
90th Percentile £90,250 £95,000 £82,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 53,939 52,784 66,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.59% 30.01% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 44,995 45,071 55,809
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 +8 682 £55,000 +4.76% 78
UK excluding London +46 426 £45,000 - 54
London -21 333 £65,000 +4.00% 31
South East +23 118 £50,000 +7.53% 16
North of England -1 95 £40,000 - 17
Scotland +1 72 £32,000 -36.00% 5
East of England +8 54 £50,000 -16.67% 5
North West -31 50 £40,518 +15.77% 11
Midlands +16 45 £42,500 - 6
Yorkshire +31 40 £39,000 -22.00% 6
South West +5 34 £47,500 -5.00% 3
West Midlands -10 25 £70,000 +64.71% 4
East Midlands +3 20 £42,500 -2.30% 2
Wales +4 6 £56,250 +32.35% 2
North East -22 5 £33,000 -8.97%
Northern Ireland - 2 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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.

1 440 (57.44%) SQL
2 362 (47.26%) Analytics
3 304 (39.69%) Python
4 303 (39.56%) Machine Learning
5 257 (33.55%) Data Science
6 233 (30.42%) Finance
7 225 (29.37%) Analytical Skills
8 224 (29.24%) Degree
9 218 (28.46%) Big Data
10 201 (26.24%) Business Intelligence
11 197 (25.72%) R
12 194 (25.33%) Algorithms
13 174 (22.72%) Hadoop
14 171 (22.32%) Data Analysis
14 171 (22.32%) Java
15 162 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
16 154 (20.10%) Statistics
17 150 (19.58%) Data Warehouse
18 146 (19.06%) Mathematics
19 142 (18.54%) Visualisation
19 142 (18.54%) ETL
20 136 (17.75%) Apache Spark
21 135 (17.62%) SAS
22 133 (17.36%) SQL Server
23 132 (17.23%) Computer Science
24 122 (15.93%) Microsoft
24 122 (15.93%) Data Analytics
25 117 (15.27%) Data Modelling
26 112 (14.62%) Tableau
27 107 (13.97%) Data Management

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
1 136 (17.75%) Apache Spark
2 135 (17.62%) SAS
3 28 (3.66%) Apache Pig
4 11 (1.44%) JBoss
4 11 (1.44%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.91%) WildFly
8 5 (0.65%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.65%) Gentran
9 4 (0.52%) Confluence
9 4 (0.52%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.39%) Apache
11 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 84 (10.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (6.01%) SPSS
3 25 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.96%) Weka
6 7 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.65%) Stata
8 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.13%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (0.52%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.39%) BASE24
2 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.39%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.39%) Postilion
2 3 (0.39%) Unica
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle AML
3 2 (0.26%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.13%) Capstone
4 1 (0.13%) FastStats
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 75 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.87%) SaaS
4 19 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (2.09%) Amazon S3
5 16 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.70%) Google Analytics
7 12 (1.57%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (0.91%) PaaS
9 4 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.26%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 2 (0.26%) GitHub
11 2 (0.26%) Serverless
11 2 (0.26%) Slack
12 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.44%) Internet
2 6 (0.78%) HTTP
2 6 (0.78%) SMS
3 3 (0.39%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.26%) 3G
4 2 (0.26%) FTP
5 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (28.46%) Big Data
2 174 (22.72%) Hadoop
3 150 (19.58%) Data Warehouse
4 133 (17.36%) SQL Server
5 81 (10.57%) NoSQL
6 78 (10.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 72 (9.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 64 (8.36%) MongoDB
9 63 (8.22%) Apache Hive
10 56 (7.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 53 (6.92%) Power BI
11 53 (6.92%) Relational Database
12 48 (6.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 48 (6.27%) Text Mining
13 45 (5.87%) MySQL
14 32 (4.18%) BusinessObjects
15 27 (3.52%) Amazon Redshift
16 26 (3.39%) QlikView
17 24 (3.13%) HBase
18 20 (2.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 46 (6.01%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 19 (2.48%) Maven
4 16 (2.09%) JIRA
5 10 (1.31%) TestRail
6 9 (1.17%) JUnit
7 8 (1.04%) GoCD
7 8 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.91%) Travis CI
9 6 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.78%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.65%) Subversion
11 4 (0.52%) Ant
11 4 (0.52%) ANTLR
11 4 (0.52%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.52%) Gradle
12 2 (0.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (0.26%) Selenium
13 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 233 (30.42%) Finance
2 75 (9.79%) Marketing
3 66 (8.62%) Retail
4 56 (7.31%) Banking
5 26 (3.39%) Retail Banking
6 22 (2.87%) Advertising
7 18 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.22%) Games
9 11 (1.44%) Back Office
10 10 (1.31%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.17%) Law
12 8 (1.04%) Publishing
13 7 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.91%) Front Office
14 6 (0.78%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.65%) Legal
16 3 (0.39%) Automotive
17 2 (0.26%) Electronics
17 2 (0.26%) French Language
17 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 185 (24.15%) Analyst
2 167 (21.80%) Data Scientist
3 148 (19.32%) Developer
4 68 (8.88%) Data Analyst
5 49 (6.40%) Software Engineer
6 45 (5.87%) Data Engineer
6 45 (5.87%) Senior Data Scientist
7 43 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 41 (5.35%) SQL Analyst
9 26 (3.39%) Architect
10 25 (3.26%) Business Analyst
10 25 (3.26%) Java Developer
11 24 (3.13%) Business Developer
12 23 (3.00%) Senior Data Engineer
13 22 (2.87%) Consultant
13 22 (2.87%) Data Architect
14 19 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
14 19 (2.48%) SQL Data Analyst
15 18 (2.35%) Database Developer
16 16 (2.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (8.09%) Natural Language Processing
2 55 (7.18%) Web Services
3 31 (4.05%) .NET
4 29 (3.79%) AngularJS
5 24 (3.13%) HTML
5 24 (3.13%) React
6 23 (3.00%) CSS
7 22 (2.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 22 (2.87%) OpenCV
7 22 (2.87%) XML
8 21 (2.74%) TensorFlow
9 20 (2.61%) Pandas
9 20 (2.61%) scikit-learn
10 19 (2.48%) Spring
11 18 (2.35%) Hibernate
11 18 (2.35%) HTML5
12 17 (2.22%) D3.js
13 15 (1.96%) NumPy
14 13 (1.70%) JSON
15 12 (1.57%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 225 (29.37%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (25.33%) Algorithms
3 132 (17.23%) Computer Science
4 41 (5.35%) Data Structures
5 31 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 31 (4.05%) User Experience
6 28 (3.66%) Fintech
7 23 (3.00%) Robotics
8 20 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.09%) EPoS
9 16 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (1.96%) Life Science
11 14 (1.83%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.83%) Social Network
12 12 (1.57%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.31%) Handset
14 7 (0.91%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.91%) Social Media
15 6 (0.78%) Blog
15 6 (0.78%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 84 (10.97%) Linux
2 51 (6.66%) Windows
3 23 (3.00%) Unix
4 10 (1.31%) Robot Operating System
5 5 (0.65%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.13%) VMS
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (47.26%) Analytics
2 303 (39.56%) Machine Learning
3 257 (33.55%) Data Science
4 201 (26.24%) Business Intelligence
5 171 (22.32%) Data Analysis
6 162 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
7 154 (20.10%) Statistics
8 146 (19.06%) Mathematics
9 142 (18.54%) ETL
9 142 (18.54%) Visualisation
10 122 (15.93%) Data Analytics
11 117 (15.27%) Data Modelling
12 107 (13.97%) Data Management
13 104 (13.58%) Data Visualisation
14 98 (12.79%) Statistical Modelling
15 97 (12.66%) Software Engineering
16 83 (10.84%) Deep Learning
17 79 (10.31%) Predictive Modelling
18 57 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
19 54 (7.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 440 (57.44%) SQL
2 304 (39.69%) Python
3 197 (25.72%) R
4 171 (22.32%) Java
5 80 (10.44%) Scala
6 78 (10.18%) C++
7 68 (8.88%) JavaScript
8 66 (8.62%) T-SQL
9 44 (5.74%) C#
10 41 (5.35%) MATLAB
11 32 (4.18%) C
12 26 (3.39%) Perl
12 26 (3.39%) Shell Script
13 23 (3.00%) PL/SQL
14 21 (2.74%) Ruby
15 19 (2.48%) VBA
16 15 (1.96%) VB
17 8 (1.04%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.65%) ActionScript 2.0
18 5 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 224 (29.24%) Degree
2 87 (11.36%) PhD
3 47 (6.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 37 (4.83%) Numerate Degree
5 20 (2.61%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.91%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.65%) ACCA
8 5 (0.65%) CIMA
9 4 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.52%) PMP
10 3 (0.39%) MCP
10 3 (0.39%) MCSA
10 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.26%) SAS Certification
12 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.13%) MBA
12 1 (0.13%) OCP
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.09%) QA
2 36 (4.70%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.91%) GDPR
4 5 (0.65%) SLA
5 4 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.52%) SEPA
6 2 (0.26%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) GCP
System Software
1 35 (4.57%) Docker
2 9 (1.17%) Hyper-V
2 9 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.65%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.52%) HDFS
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (1.44%) Marathon
2 8 (1.04%) Puppet
3 7 (0.91%) Oozie
4 6 (0.78%) SCCM
5 5 (0.65%) Cobbler
6 4 (0.52%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.26%) Nagios
7 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.26%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.13%) Kibana
8 1 (0.13%) MOM
8 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 122 (15.93%) Microsoft
2 112 (14.62%) Tableau
3 81 (10.57%) Oracle
4 43 (5.61%) Teradata
5 38 (4.96%) Google
6 26 (3.39%) Cloudera
7 21 (2.74%) SAP
8 20 (2.61%) Informatica
9 19 (2.48%) Talend
10 14 (1.83%) Alteryx
10 14 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.70%) Cognos
12 12 (1.57%) Netezza
13 11 (1.44%) Hortonworks
13 11 (1.44%) MicroStrategy
14 10 (1.31%) IBM
14 10 (1.31%) ServiceNow
14 10 (1.31%) Sophos
15 9 (1.17%) Cadence
16 7 (0.91%) Adobe