Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 650 664 571
Rank change year-on-year +14 -93 +1
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 461 544 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.25% 1.15% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 317 425 638
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,216 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.41% -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 36,847 47,466 54,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.91% 29.12% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 30,354 39,068 44,947
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +19 410 £57,500 +4.55% 45
London +42 249 £65,000 -5.45% 29
UK excluding London +29 201 £38,500 -9.41% 20
South East +23 50 £45,000 -20.00% 3
North of England +43 43 £37,654 -16.32% 11
Scotland +9 38 £38,500 +3.36% 3
North West +21 31 £37,654 -16.32% 5
South West -1 28 £52,500 +5.00%
Midlands +23 22 £34,500 -17.69% 1
East of England +64 17 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Midlands +41 12 £37,500 -10.53% 1
East Midlands +18 10 £34,000 +3.82%
Yorkshire +4 10 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Northern Ireland -1 2 £45,000 +44.00%
North East - 2 £32,000 -
Wales +11 1 £32,500 +1.56% 1

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 253 (54.88%) SQL
2 226 (49.02%) Analytics
3 221 (47.94%) Python
4 214 (46.42%) Machine Learning
5 195 (42.30%) Data Science
6 179 (38.83%) Degree
7 153 (33.19%) Business Intelligence
8 152 (32.97%) Analytical Skills
9 140 (30.37%) Visualisation
10 131 (28.42%) Algorithms
11 121 (26.25%) R
12 117 (25.38%) Big Data
12 117 (25.38%) Mathematics
13 111 (24.08%) Data Analysis
14 102 (22.13%) Computer Science
15 101 (21.91%) Apache Spark
16 99 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
16 99 (21.48%) Statistics
17 98 (21.26%) Finance
18 94 (20.39%) Hadoop
19 90 (19.52%) Marketing
20 89 (19.31%) ETL
21 81 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
21 81 (17.57%) Java
22 80 (17.35%) Data Modelling
22 80 (17.35%) Data Analytics
23 78 (16.92%) Artificial Intelligence
24 73 (15.84%) SQL Server
25 71 (15.40%) Microsoft
26 70 (15.18%) Data Visualisation

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
1 101 (21.91%) Apache Spark
2 58 (12.58%) SAS
3 22 (4.77%) CMS
4 18 (3.90%) Apache Pig
5 17 (3.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 13 (2.82%) Apache
7 12 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.95%) IIS
9 7 (1.52%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.08%) Confluence
10 5 (1.08%) Drupal
10 5 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.08%) Tornado
10 5 (1.08%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.43%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (11.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.04%) SPSS
3 5 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.87%) Stata
4 4 (0.87%) Weka
5 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 8 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.74%) FastStats
2 2 (0.43%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.43%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.22%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.50%) Power Platform
2 48 (10.41%) Azure
3 43 (9.33%) AWS
4 23 (4.99%) GCP
5 18 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (2.82%) Amazon S3
7 10 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
7 10 (2.17%) Google Analytics
8 8 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (1.74%) Office 365
8 8 (1.74%) Serverless
9 7 (1.52%) PaaS
10 5 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.87%) Responsys
12 3 (0.65%) SaaS
12 3 (0.65%) Stackdriver
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.22%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.30%) Internet
2 3 (0.65%) Firewall
2 3 (0.65%) SNA
3 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.43%) VLAN
3 2 (0.43%) Wireless
4 1 (0.22%) Intranet
4 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (25.38%) Big Data
2 94 (20.39%) Hadoop
3 81 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (15.84%) SQL Server
5 55 (11.93%) Relational Database
6 53 (11.50%) Power BI
7 49 (10.63%) Apache Hive
8 48 (10.41%) NoSQL
9 34 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (5.42%) Text Mining
13 21 (4.56%) MS Access
14 18 (3.90%) OLAP
15 15 (3.25%) Looker
16 12 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (2.39%) MongoDB
18 10 (2.17%) HDInsight
18 10 (2.17%) Neo4j
19 9 (1.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.52%) kappa
3 6 (1.30%) JIRA
4 5 (1.08%) Appium
5 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.22%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.22%) Selenium
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.22%) Subversion
5 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (21.26%) Finance
2 90 (19.52%) Marketing
3 38 (8.24%) Retail
4 25 (5.42%) Telecoms
5 22 (4.77%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.90%) Banking
7 14 (3.04%) Public Sector
8 11 (2.39%) Aerospace
8 11 (2.39%) Military
9 7 (1.52%) Electronics
9 7 (1.52%) Games
10 6 (1.30%) Law
10 6 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.08%) Legal
12 3 (0.65%) Advertising
12 3 (0.65%) Billing
13 2 (0.43%) French Language
13 2 (0.43%) Front Office
13 2 (0.43%) German Language
14 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 130 (28.20%) Data Scientist
2 107 (23.21%) Analyst
3 72 (15.62%) Senior Data Scientist
4 50 (10.85%) Developer
5 48 (10.41%) Data Analyst
6 31 (6.72%) Data Engineer
7 30 (6.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 28 (6.07%) Software Engineer
9 20 (4.34%) Architect
9 20 (4.34%) C++ Software Engineer
10 17 (3.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 17 (3.69%) Head of Engineering
10 17 (3.69%) Insight Analyst
11 14 (3.04%) SQL Analyst
12 13 (2.82%) Data Architect
12 13 (2.82%) Senior Software Engineer
13 12 (2.60%) Python Engineer
13 12 (2.60%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 11 (2.39%) Data Insight Analyst
14 11 (2.39%) Insight Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.07%) .NET
1 28 (6.07%) Natural Language Processing
2 27 (5.86%) NumPy
3 23 (4.99%) Web Services
4 16 (3.47%) SciPy
5 13 (2.82%) D3.js
5 13 (2.82%) OpenCV
6 12 (2.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (2.39%) ggplot2
7 11 (2.39%) Node.js
7 11 (2.39%) REST
8 10 (2.17%) CSS
8 10 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
8 10 (2.17%) scikit-learn
9 9 (1.95%) Pandas
9 9 (1.95%) TensorFlow
10 8 (1.74%) HTML
10 8 (1.74%) XML
11 7 (1.52%) Kafka
12 6 (1.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 152 (32.97%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (28.42%) Algorithms
3 41 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.77%) Robotics
5 19 (4.12%) Data Structures
6 14 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (3.04%) Social Media
6 14 (3.04%) Virtual Team
7 12 (2.60%) Digital Media
8 11 (2.39%) Cloud Native
8 11 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.95%) User Experience
10 6 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.65%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.65%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.65%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 65 (14.10%) Linux
2 25 (5.42%) Windows
3 12 (2.60%) Unix
4 4 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (49.02%) Analytics
2 214 (46.42%) Machine Learning
3 195 (42.30%) Data Science
4 153 (33.19%) Business Intelligence
5 140 (30.37%) Visualisation
6 117 (25.38%) Mathematics
7 111 (24.08%) Data Analysis
8 102 (22.13%) Computer Science
9 99 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
9 99 (21.48%) Statistics
10 89 (19.31%) ETL
11 80 (17.35%) Data Analytics
11 80 (17.35%) Data Modelling
12 78 (16.92%) Artificial Intelligence
13 70 (15.18%) Data Visualisation
14 60 (13.02%) Statistical Analysis
15 59 (12.80%) Software Engineering
16 57 (12.36%) Deep Learning
17 56 (12.15%) Predictive Modelling
18 55 (11.93%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 253 (54.88%) SQL
2 221 (47.94%) Python
3 121 (26.25%) R
4 81 (17.57%) Java
5 59 (12.80%) C#
6 50 (10.85%) C++
6 50 (10.85%) Scala
7 22 (4.77%) JavaScript
7 22 (4.77%) VBA
8 20 (4.34%) MATLAB
9 17 (3.69%) T-SQL
10 14 (3.04%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.17%) C
12 7 (1.52%) Go
13 5 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.87%) Perl
15 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.43%) PHP
15 2 (0.43%) Ruby
15 2 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 179 (38.83%) Degree
2 43 (9.33%) Numerate Degree
3 34 (7.38%) PhD
4 26 (5.64%) Master's Degree
5 14 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (2.39%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.95%) MBA
7 9 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.30%) DBS Check
9 5 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.87%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.43%) MCSE
11 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.06%) QA
2 36 (7.81%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.95%) GDPR
4 4 (0.87%) SLA
5 3 (0.65%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (4.99%) HDFS
2 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) Docker
3 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.22%) EnCase
2 1 (0.22%) FTK
2 1 (0.22%) Oozie
2 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (15.40%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.76%) Tableau
3 35 (7.59%) Google
4 32 (6.94%) Oracle
5 21 (4.56%) Adobe
5 21 (4.56%) WorldPay
6 17 (3.69%) TIBCO
7 9 (1.95%) Cloudera
7 9 (1.95%) SAP
8 8 (1.74%) Hortonworks
9 6 (1.30%) Alteryx
9 6 (1.30%) Informatica
9 6 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.87%) Talend
11 3 (0.65%) Alterian
11 3 (0.65%) Snowplow
12 2 (0.43%) Dataiku
12 2 (0.43%) Facebook
12 2 (0.43%) Openreach
12 2 (0.43%) Sparx