Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 656 658 593
Rank change year-on-year +2 -65 -48
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 474 589 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.35% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.24% 1.18% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 351 479 613
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% -5.45% +4.76%
10th Percentile £29,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £98,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £41,913 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.14% -11.76% +11.76%

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 38,358 49,920 54,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.09% 29.76% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 31,320 40,712 44,493
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 18 September 2019.

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 September 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 -6 402 £52,500 -3.67% 57
UK excluding London +55 257 £38,500 -8.14% 35
London -10 210 £69,500 +15.83% 28
Scotland +21 63 £38,500 +2.67% 6
North of England +40 55 £38,500 -14.44% 6
South East +15 43 £43,750 -23.25% 6
South West +28 41 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Midlands +49 39 £40,000 -4.56% 12
North West +18 37 £50,000 +11.11% 5
West Midlands +36 26 £42,500 +1.40% 4
East of England +47 14 £36,250 -9.38% 3
East Midlands +17 13 £34,500 +3.37% 8
Yorkshire +7 10 £37,500 -11.76% 1
North East +32 8 £32,000 -52.59%
Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 247 (52.11%) SQL
2 243 (51.27%) Machine Learning
3 213 (44.94%) Python
4 198 (41.77%) Analytics
5 192 (40.51%) Data Science
6 187 (39.45%) Degree
7 158 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 156 (32.91%) Algorithms
9 138 (29.11%) Analytical Skills
10 132 (27.85%) Visualisation
11 128 (27.00%) Data Analysis
12 124 (26.16%) R
13 117 (24.68%) Mathematics
14 115 (24.26%) Big Data
15 103 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
16 102 (21.52%) Apache Spark
17 99 (20.89%) Data Warehouse
18 97 (20.46%) Finance
19 91 (19.20%) Java
20 87 (18.35%) Statistics
21 84 (17.72%) Microsoft
22 83 (17.51%) Artificial Intelligence
23 81 (17.09%) C#
23 81 (17.09%) SQL Server
23 81 (17.09%) Computer Science
23 81 (17.09%) Hadoop
24 80 (16.88%) ETL
24 80 (16.88%) Marketing
25 79 (16.67%) Deep Learning
26 77 (16.24%) Predictive Modelling

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
1 102 (21.52%) Apache Spark
2 46 (9.70%) SAS
3 19 (4.01%) Apache Pig
4 15 (3.16%) CMS
5 13 (2.74%) Apache
6 10 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.90%) Confluence
8 6 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.05%) Drupal
9 5 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.05%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.42%) IIS
10 2 (0.42%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 57 (12.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.11%) SPSS
3 6 (1.27%) Stata
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.42%) Weka
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.21%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (1.48%) FastStats
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.42%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 71 (14.98%) Power Platform
2 50 (10.55%) Azure
3 42 (8.86%) AWS
4 20 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (4.01%) GCP
6 8 (1.69%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.48%) Office 365
8 6 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (1.27%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.84%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (0.84%) Responsys
9 4 (0.84%) Serverless
10 3 (0.63%) SaaS
10 3 (0.63%) Stackdriver
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.42%) PaaS
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon SageMaker
12 1 (0.21%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.90%) Internet
2 7 (1.48%) VLAN
3 6 (1.27%) Network Security
4 4 (0.84%) Broadband
5 3 (0.63%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) 3G
6 1 (0.21%) 4G
6 1 (0.21%) Extranet
6 1 (0.21%) GSM
6 1 (0.21%) Intranet
6 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.21%) LTE
6 1 (0.21%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (24.26%) Big Data
2 99 (20.89%) Data Warehouse
3 81 (17.09%) Hadoop
3 81 (17.09%) SQL Server
4 71 (14.98%) Power BI
5 52 (10.97%) Relational Database
6 46 (9.70%) NoSQL
6 46 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 45 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 41 (8.65%) Apache Hive
9 23 (4.85%) QlikView
10 22 (4.64%) Text Mining
11 20 (4.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (3.59%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (3.38%) MS Access
15 14 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (2.74%) Data Lake
16 13 (2.74%) OLAP
16 13 (2.74%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 11 (2.32%) JIRA
2 9 (1.90%) Appium
3 5 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.05%) Selenium
4 4 (0.84%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.21%) GitLab
6 1 (0.21%) Gradle
6 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.21%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.21%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
6 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.21%) Toad
General
1 97 (20.46%) Finance
2 80 (16.88%) Marketing
3 42 (8.86%) Retail
4 40 (8.44%) Telecoms
5 33 (6.96%) Banking
6 29 (6.12%) Public Sector
7 26 (5.49%) Manufacturing
8 17 (3.59%) Electronics
9 14 (2.95%) Local Government
10 11 (2.32%) Social Housing
11 7 (1.48%) Games
11 7 (1.48%) Legal
12 6 (1.27%) Advertising
12 6 (1.27%) Aerospace
12 6 (1.27%) Billing
12 6 (1.27%) Military
12 6 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (1.05%) Law
14 3 (0.63%) Social Science
15 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (27.85%) Data Scientist
2 98 (20.68%) Analyst
3 69 (14.56%) Senior Data Scientist
4 53 (11.18%) Data Analyst
5 51 (10.76%) Developer
6 47 (9.92%) Software Engineer
7 38 (8.02%) C++ Software Engineer
8 24 (5.06%) Data Engineer
9 22 (4.64%) Graduate
9 22 (4.64%) Senior Software Engineer
10 20 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 19 (4.01%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
11 19 (4.01%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 19 (4.01%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 18 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 14 (2.95%) Architect
13 14 (2.95%) Consultant
13 14 (2.95%) SQL Analyst
14 12 (2.53%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 12 (2.53%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.59%) NumPy
2 31 (6.54%) Web Services
3 22 (4.64%) Natural Language Processing
3 22 (4.64%) SciPy
4 20 (4.22%) OpenCV
5 19 (4.01%) .NET
5 19 (4.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 16 (3.38%) Kafka
7 15 (3.16%) Pandas
7 15 (3.16%) scikit-learn
8 11 (2.32%) D3.js
8 11 (2.32%) ggplot2
8 11 (2.32%) Matplotlib
9 9 (1.90%) CSS
9 9 (1.90%) HTML
9 9 (1.90%) Keras
9 9 (1.90%) TensorFlow
10 8 (1.69%) REST
10 8 (1.69%) XML
11 7 (1.48%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 156 (32.91%) Algorithms
2 138 (29.11%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (9.49%) Robotics
4 34 (7.17%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.01%) Data Structures
6 18 (3.80%) Social Media
7 15 (3.16%) Virtual Team
8 12 (2.53%) Digital Media
9 10 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.69%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.69%) User Experience
11 6 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
12 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.84%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.84%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.63%) NHS
14 3 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 76 (16.03%) Linux
2 41 (8.65%) Windows
3 23 (4.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (51.27%) Machine Learning
2 198 (41.77%) Analytics
3 192 (40.51%) Data Science
4 158 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 132 (27.85%) Visualisation
6 128 (27.00%) Data Analysis
7 117 (24.68%) Mathematics
8 103 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (18.35%) Statistics
10 83 (17.51%) Artificial Intelligence
11 81 (17.09%) Computer Science
12 80 (16.88%) ETL
13 79 (16.67%) Deep Learning
14 77 (16.24%) Predictive Modelling
15 76 (16.03%) Software Engineering
16 73 (15.40%) Data Analytics
16 73 (15.40%) Data Visualisation
17 68 (14.35%) Data Modelling
18 62 (13.08%) Statistical Analysis
19 59 (12.45%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 247 (52.11%) SQL
2 213 (44.94%) Python
3 124 (26.16%) R
4 91 (19.20%) Java
5 81 (17.09%) C#
6 62 (13.08%) C++
7 44 (9.28%) Scala
8 28 (5.91%) T-SQL
9 24 (5.06%) JavaScript
10 22 (4.64%) MATLAB
11 20 (4.22%) C
11 20 (4.22%) VBA
12 10 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.90%) Perl
14 8 (1.69%) Go
15 3 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.42%) Ruby
16 2 (0.42%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.21%) PHP
17 1 (0.21%) XPath
Qualifications
1 187 (39.45%) Degree
2 57 (12.03%) Numerate Degree
3 42 (8.86%) PhD
4 21 (4.43%) Master's Degree
5 16 (3.38%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (2.95%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.84%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.42%) MBA
10 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.96%) QA
2 31 (6.54%) Data Quality
3 17 (3.59%) GDPR
4 4 (0.84%) SLA
5 3 (0.63%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (3.80%) HDFS
2 2 (0.42%) Docker
3 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.63%) EnCase
1 3 (0.63%) FTK
2 1 (0.21%) Ansible
2 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.21%) Oozie
2 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 84 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.92%) Tableau
3 30 (6.33%) Oracle
4 26 (5.49%) Google
5 20 (4.22%) WorldPay
6 19 (4.01%) SAP
7 12 (2.53%) Adobe
8 10 (2.11%) TIBCO
9 8 (1.69%) Informatica
10 7 (1.48%) Remedy
10 7 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.27%) Alteryx
11 6 (1.27%) Nuix
12 5 (1.05%) Talend
13 4 (0.84%) Perfecto Mobile
14 3 (0.63%) Alterian
14 3 (0.63%) Hortonworks
14 3 (0.63%) Varonis
15 2 (0.42%) Cloudera
15 2 (0.42%) Pardot