Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 628 561 504
Rank change year-on-year -67 -57 +33
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 644 816 1,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.21% 1.53% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 495 670 969
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -

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 53,265 53,202 61,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.64% 30.74% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 43,563 44,973 52,297
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,127
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.34% +2.82%

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 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 -84 580 £55,000 - 63
London -18 324 £62,500 +4.17% 31
UK excluding London -93 311 £45,000 -10.00% 37
North of England -32 64 £45,000 -10.00% 11
South East -82 63 £54,500 -7.23% 8
East of England +6 54 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Scotland -6 54 £34,000 -32.00% 5
North West +1 52 £45,000 +9.09% 7
Midlands -8 43 £45,000 +38.46% 5
South West -4 32 £51,000 -7.27% 4
West Midlands +5 23 £45,000 +42.86% 2
East Midlands -1 20 £47,500 +43.94% 3
Yorkshire -21 8 £37,500 -25.00% 4
North East -16 4 £47,500 +11.76%
Wales +11 1 £60,000 +37.14%

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 372 (57.76%) SQL
2 305 (47.36%) Analytics
3 253 (39.29%) Machine Learning
4 243 (37.73%) Python
5 240 (37.27%) Data Science
6 223 (34.63%) Business Intelligence
7 198 (30.75%) Degree
8 185 (28.73%) Analytical Skills
9 179 (27.80%) Finance
10 173 (26.86%) Data Analysis
11 165 (25.62%) Big Data
12 163 (25.31%) Algorithms
13 153 (23.76%) R
14 151 (23.45%) Hadoop
15 149 (23.14%) Visualisation
16 144 (22.36%) Mathematics
17 142 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
18 139 (21.58%) Statistics
19 137 (21.27%) Java
20 132 (20.50%) Computer Science
21 125 (19.41%) SQL Server
22 115 (17.86%) Apache Spark
23 108 (16.77%) Microsoft
24 103 (15.99%) Data Warehouse
25 96 (14.91%) Tableau
26 92 (14.29%) Data Modelling
27 91 (14.13%) Data Visualisation
28 90 (13.98%) SAS
29 89 (13.82%) Predictive Modelling
30 87 (13.51%) Problem-Solving

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
1 115 (17.86%) Apache Spark
2 90 (13.98%) SAS
3 16 (2.48%) JBoss
3 16 (2.48%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.33%) Apache Pig
5 8 (1.24%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.24%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.24%) WildFly
6 7 (1.09%) Apache
7 5 (0.78%) Mongoose
8 4 (0.62%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.62%) Gentran
9 3 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.47%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.31%) CMS
10 2 (0.31%) Hyperledger
10 2 (0.31%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 84 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (4.35%) SPSS
3 20 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (1.55%) Weka
6 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.78%) Stata
7 4 (0.62%) Gephi
8 2 (0.31%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.16%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.24%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.62%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 4 (0.62%) SAP Retail
4 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.31%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.31%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.31%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.16%) BASE24
6 1 (0.16%) FastStats
6 1 (0.16%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.17%) SaaS
4 9 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.40%) Google Analytics
4 9 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (0.78%) Heroku
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.31%) PaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Serverless
7 2 (0.31%) Slack
7 2 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.16%) npm
8 1 (0.16%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.78%) FTP
2 3 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.16%) ATM
3 1 (0.16%) Broadband
3 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (25.62%) Big Data
2 151 (23.45%) Hadoop
3 125 (19.41%) SQL Server
4 103 (15.99%) Data Warehouse
5 85 (13.20%) Power BI
6 78 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 76 (11.80%) Apache Hive
8 71 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 69 (10.71%) Relational Database
10 59 (9.16%) NoSQL
11 55 (8.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 42 (6.52%) MongoDB
13 31 (4.81%) Text Mining
14 30 (4.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 30 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
15 29 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
15 29 (4.50%) QlikView
16 27 (4.19%) HBase
17 25 (3.88%) SQL Server 2016
18 24 (3.73%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 32 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.04%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.80%) Maven
4 11 (1.71%) JUnit
4 11 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (1.55%) JIRA
6 9 (1.40%) Gradle
7 8 (1.24%) Ant
8 6 (0.93%) Subversion
9 5 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.78%) GitLab
10 4 (0.62%) ANTLR
10 4 (0.62%) Artifactory
10 4 (0.62%) ER Studio
10 4 (0.62%) ERwin
10 4 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.47%) Selenium
12 2 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (0.31%) TestNG
12 2 (0.31%) TestRail
General
1 179 (27.80%) Finance
2 59 (9.16%) Marketing
3 52 (8.07%) Retail
4 37 (5.75%) Banking
5 28 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.02%) Games
8 12 (1.86%) Electronics
9 11 (1.71%) Back Office
9 11 (1.71%) Legal
10 10 (1.55%) Advertising
11 9 (1.40%) Law
11 9 (1.40%) Military
12 8 (1.24%) Front Office
12 8 (1.24%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.93%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.62%) Automotive
15 4 (0.62%) International Banking
15 4 (0.62%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 149 (23.14%) Data Scientist
2 127 (19.72%) Analyst
3 115 (17.86%) Developer
4 58 (9.01%) Data Analyst
5 43 (6.68%) Senior Data Scientist
6 41 (6.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 37 (5.75%) Software Engineer
8 36 (5.59%) Architect
9 34 (5.28%) Data Architect
10 30 (4.66%) Consultant
11 28 (4.35%) Data Engineer
12 27 (4.19%) SQL Analyst
13 21 (3.26%) Java Developer
14 19 (2.95%) Big Data Architect
14 19 (2.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 18 (2.80%) Analytics Manager
16 17 (2.64%) Machine Learning Researcher
16 17 (2.64%) Report Analyst
16 17 (2.64%) Research Scientist
16 17 (2.64%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (8.70%) Natural Language Processing
2 37 (5.75%) TensorFlow
2 37 (5.75%) Web Services
3 25 (3.88%) CSS
3 25 (3.88%) HTML
4 23 (3.57%) Pandas
4 23 (3.57%) RESTful
5 22 (3.42%) Node.js
6 21 (3.26%) React
7 20 (3.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 19 (2.95%) OpenCV
8 19 (2.95%) Spring
9 18 (2.80%) .NET
10 17 (2.64%) AngularJS
10 17 (2.64%) Hibernate
11 16 (2.48%) JMS
12 15 (2.33%) D3.js
12 15 (2.33%) Django
13 14 (2.17%) scikit-learn
14 13 (2.02%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 185 (28.73%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (25.31%) Algorithms
3 132 (20.50%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.97%) Management Information System
5 31 (4.81%) Fintech
6 26 (4.04%) Robotics
7 22 (3.42%) Data Structures
8 21 (3.26%) Mobile App
9 18 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
10 17 (2.64%) Replication
10 17 (2.64%) User Experience
11 15 (2.33%) Social Network
12 14 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.24%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.93%) Fixed Income
16 5 (0.78%) Blog
16 5 (0.78%) Life Science
16 5 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (8.85%) Linux
2 27 (4.19%) Windows
3 10 (1.55%) Robot Operating System
4 8 (1.24%) Unix
5 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (47.36%) Analytics
2 253 (39.29%) Machine Learning
3 240 (37.27%) Data Science
4 223 (34.63%) Business Intelligence
5 173 (26.86%) Data Analysis
6 149 (23.14%) Visualisation
7 144 (22.36%) Mathematics
8 142 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
9 139 (21.58%) Statistics
10 92 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 91 (14.13%) Data Visualisation
12 89 (13.82%) Predictive Modelling
13 87 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
14 85 (13.20%) ETL
15 79 (12.27%) Data Analytics
16 77 (11.96%) Data Management
16 77 (11.96%) Deep Learning
17 74 (11.49%) Statistical Modelling
18 68 (10.56%) Software Engineering
19 67 (10.40%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 372 (57.76%) SQL
2 243 (37.73%) Python
3 153 (23.76%) R
4 137 (21.27%) Java
5 68 (10.56%) T-SQL
6 64 (9.94%) MATLAB
7 59 (9.16%) C++
8 55 (8.54%) Scala
9 42 (6.52%) JavaScript
10 40 (6.21%) PL/SQL
11 32 (4.97%) C#
12 27 (4.19%) C
12 27 (4.19%) VBA
13 19 (2.95%) Ruby
14 17 (2.64%) HiveQL
15 16 (2.48%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.24%) Perl
17 7 (1.09%) Java 8
18 6 (0.93%) PHP
19 5 (0.78%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 198 (30.75%) Degree
2 76 (11.80%) PhD
3 44 (6.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 43 (6.68%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (2.33%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.93%) PMP
7 5 (0.78%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.47%) ACCA
8 3 (0.47%) CIMA
8 3 (0.47%) SAS Certification
9 2 (0.31%) OCP
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.28%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.95%) QA
3 4 (0.62%) SEPA
4 2 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.16%) GCP
5 1 (0.16%) GDPR
5 1 (0.16%) IFRS
5 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (5.59%) Docker
2 24 (3.73%) HDFS
3 4 (0.62%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (1.86%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.71%) Marathon
3 5 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.31%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.31%) Oozie
4 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.31%) Puppet
4 2 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.16%) Kibana
5 1 (0.16%) Mesos
5 1 (0.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 108 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 96 (14.91%) Tableau
3 81 (12.58%) Oracle
4 31 (4.81%) SAP
5 25 (3.88%) Google
6 21 (3.26%) Teradata
7 20 (3.11%) WorldPay
8 19 (2.95%) Cognos
8 19 (2.95%) Talend
9 15 (2.33%) Informatica
10 14 (2.17%) Cloudera
10 14 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (2.02%) MicroStrategy
12 9 (1.40%) Hortonworks
13 8 (1.24%) CA
13 8 (1.24%) MapR
14 7 (1.09%) Capita
14 7 (1.09%) Misys
14 7 (1.09%) Vertica
15 6 (0.93%) Cadence