Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 561 518
Rank change year-on-year -5 -43 +74
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 817 842 1168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.50% 1.50% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 647 710 920
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £92,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 54460 56137 68974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.23% 29.67% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 44807 47978 58120
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -16 722 £55,000 +10.00% 57
UK excluding London +81 481 £45,000 +5.88% 39
London -67 318 £65,000 +8.33% 22
North of England +11 124 £40,000 - 12
South East +47 119 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Scotland +34 75 £32,000 -36.00% 3
South West +47 69 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire +63 67 £40,000 +14.29% 4
North West -67 51 £41,000 +2.50% 8
East of England +24 50 £39,000 -13.33% 2
Midlands +35 37 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East Midlands +39 25 £39,000 -15.68% 2
West Midlands +11 12 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Wales +16 7 £49,700 +16.94%
North East +10 6 £31,500 +5.00%

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Mining also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Mining.

1 474 (58.02%) SQL
2 358 (43.82%) Analytics
3 300 (36.72%) Python
4 294 (35.99%) Machine Learning
5 288 (35.25%) Finance
6 283 (34.64%) Business Intelligence
7 273 (33.41%) Analytical Skills
8 256 (31.33%) Degree
9 229 (28.03%) Big Data
10 204 (24.97%) Algorithms
11 193 (23.62%) SAS
12 192 (23.50%) R
13 169 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
13 169 (20.69%) Computer Science
14 162 (19.83%) Data Modelling
15 161 (19.71%) ETL
16 156 (19.09%) Mathematics
17 154 (18.85%) Java
18 153 (18.73%) Hadoop
18 153 (18.73%) Statistics
19 151 (18.48%) Data Analysis
20 142 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
21 135 (16.52%) Data Management
21 135 (16.52%) Marketing
22 131 (16.03%) SQL Server
23 129 (15.79%) Visualisation
24 126 (15.42%) Microsoft
25 122 (14.93%) Apache Spark
26 116 (14.20%) Data Analytics
27 111 (13.59%) PhD

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
1 193 (23.62%) SAS
2 122 (14.93%) Apache Spark
3 24 (2.94%) Apache Pig
4 15 (1.84%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.10%) Apache
7 8 (0.98%) Gentran
7 8 (0.98%) JBoss
7 8 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.86%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.86%) Confluence
8 7 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.37%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.12%) IPython
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 100 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 73 (8.94%) SPSS
3 22 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.22%) SPSS Modeler
6 8 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.49%) Stata
8 3 (0.37%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.24%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (0.86%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (0.61%) Unica
4 4 (0.49%) FastStats
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle AML
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.24%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.12%) Capstone
7 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.55%) Google Analytics
4 15 (1.84%) Amazon S3
5 14 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (1.47%) SaaS
7 10 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.86%) GitHub
10 6 (0.73%) Azure Machine Learning
10 6 (0.73%) PaaS
11 4 (0.49%) AdWords
11 4 (0.49%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 4 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
12 3 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.24%) Responsys
14 1 (0.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.71%) Internet
2 6 (0.73%) HTTP
2 6 (0.73%) SMS
3 4 (0.49%) FTP
4 2 (0.24%) 3G
4 2 (0.24%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.12%) Extranet
5 1 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (28.03%) Big Data
2 169 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
3 153 (18.73%) Hadoop
4 131 (16.03%) SQL Server
5 93 (11.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 81 (9.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 79 (9.67%) Relational Database
8 75 (9.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 69 (8.45%) NoSQL
10 54 (6.61%) Text Mining
11 52 (6.36%) Apache Hive
12 45 (5.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 44 (5.39%) BusinessObjects
14 41 (5.02%) MongoDB
15 40 (4.90%) Power BI
16 37 (4.53%) MySQL
17 27 (3.30%) QlikView
18 23 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
19 20 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
20 19 (2.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 27 (3.30%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (1.22%) Maven
3 10 (1.22%) Travis CI
4 9 (1.10%) JIRA
5 6 (0.73%) GoCD
5 6 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.73%) TeamCity
5 6 (0.73%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.61%) JUnit
6 5 (0.61%) TestRail
7 4 (0.49%) RStudio
8 3 (0.37%) Ant
8 3 (0.37%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.37%) ERwin
8 3 (0.37%) Gradle
8 3 (0.37%) MagicDraw
9 2 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 288 (35.25%) Finance
2 135 (16.52%) Marketing
3 70 (8.57%) Banking
4 54 (6.61%) Retail
5 53 (6.49%) Telecoms
6 47 (5.75%) Retail Banking
7 36 (4.41%) Manufacturing
8 31 (3.79%) Electronics
9 22 (2.69%) Games
10 15 (1.84%) Advertising
11 14 (1.71%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.98%) Legal
12 8 (0.98%) Publishing
13 7 (0.86%) Automotive
14 6 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.73%) French Language
14 6 (0.73%) German Language
14 6 (0.73%) Italian Language
14 6 (0.73%) Portuguese Language
14 6 (0.73%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 224 (27.42%) Analyst
2 185 (22.64%) Data Scientist
3 141 (17.26%) Developer
4 95 (11.63%) Data Analyst
5 55 (6.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 55 (6.73%) SQL Analyst
6 39 (4.77%) Business Analyst
7 35 (4.28%) Data Engineer
7 35 (4.28%) Machine Learning Researcher
7 35 (4.28%) Senior Data Scientist
7 35 (4.28%) SQL Developer
8 30 (3.67%) Business Developer
8 30 (3.67%) Software Engineer
9 28 (3.43%) SQL Data Analyst
10 24 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 24 (2.94%) Consultant
11 23 (2.82%) Insight Analyst
12 21 (2.57%) Technical Analyst
13 20 (2.45%) Machine Learning Scientist
14 19 (2.33%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (6.98%) Natural Language Processing
2 44 (5.39%) Web Services
3 42 (5.14%) XML
4 37 (4.53%) .NET
5 32 (3.92%) HTML
6 19 (2.33%) scikit-learn
7 18 (2.20%) AngularJS
8 17 (2.08%) CSS
9 16 (1.96%) D3.js
9 16 (1.96%) HTML5
9 16 (1.96%) Pandas
10 15 (1.84%) Spring
11 14 (1.71%) Kafka
12 13 (1.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 13 (1.59%) OpenCV
12 13 (1.59%) TensorFlow
13 11 (1.35%) JSON
14 10 (1.22%) REST
15 8 (0.98%) React
15 8 (0.98%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 273 (33.41%) Analytical Skills
2 204 (24.97%) Algorithms
3 169 (20.69%) Computer Science
4 41 (5.02%) Data Structures
5 37 (4.53%) Mobile App
6 36 (4.41%) Management Information System
7 23 (2.82%) Fintech
8 18 (2.20%) User Experience
9 16 (1.96%) Robotics
9 16 (1.96%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.35%) Blog
11 10 (1.22%) Life Science
11 10 (1.22%) Social Media
12 9 (1.10%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.98%) Equities
13 8 (0.98%) Social Network
14 7 (0.86%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.73%) Internet of Things
15 6 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (0.73%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 71 (8.69%) Linux
2 33 (4.04%) Unix
3 31 (3.79%) Windows
4 5 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.12%) Android
5 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.12%) VMS
5 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (43.82%) Analytics
2 294 (35.99%) Machine Learning
3 283 (34.64%) Business Intelligence
4 162 (19.83%) Data Modelling
5 161 (19.71%) ETL
6 156 (19.09%) Mathematics
7 153 (18.73%) Statistics
8 151 (18.48%) Data Analysis
9 142 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
10 135 (16.52%) Data Management
11 129 (15.79%) Visualisation
12 116 (14.20%) Data Analytics
13 93 (11.38%) Statistical Modelling
14 91 (11.14%) Data Visualisation
15 87 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
16 84 (10.28%) Predictive Modelling
17 65 (7.96%) Software Engineering
18 64 (7.83%) Statistical Analysis
19 63 (7.71%) Predictive Analytics
20 55 (6.73%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 474 (58.02%) SQL
2 300 (36.72%) Python
3 192 (23.50%) R
4 154 (18.85%) Java
5 90 (11.02%) C++
6 72 (8.81%) Scala
7 69 (8.45%) T-SQL
8 58 (7.10%) JavaScript
9 56 (6.85%) Shell Script
10 46 (5.63%) C
11 44 (5.39%) Ruby
12 43 (5.26%) C#
12 43 (5.26%) MATLAB
13 41 (5.02%) VBA
14 36 (4.41%) Perl
15 27 (3.30%) VB
16 24 (2.94%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.47%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.98%) ActionScript
18 8 (0.98%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 256 (31.33%) Degree
2 111 (13.59%) PhD
3 69 (8.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (4.41%) Numerate Degree
5 18 (2.20%) Master's Degree
6 8 (0.98%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.86%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.61%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.37%) MCP
10 3 (0.37%) MCSA
10 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.37%) PMP
11 2 (0.24%) ACCA
11 2 (0.24%) CIMA
11 2 (0.24%) MBA
12 1 (0.12%) APMP
12 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.12%) OCP
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.14%) QA
2 41 (5.02%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.73%) GDPR
3 6 (0.73%) SLA
4 3 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) FISMA
6 1 (0.12%) IFRS
6 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (1.71%) Docker
2 7 (0.86%) Apache Flume
2 7 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.49%) HDFS
4 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (1.35%) Puppet
2 10 (1.22%) Cobbler
3 5 (0.61%) Mesos
4 4 (0.49%) Oozie
5 2 (0.24%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.12%) Kibana
6 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 126 (15.42%) Microsoft
2 110 (13.46%) Tableau
3 80 (9.79%) Oracle
4 48 (5.88%) SAP
5 45 (5.51%) Google
6 44 (5.39%) Teradata
7 28 (3.43%) IBM
8 22 (2.69%) Cognos
9 16 (1.96%) Cloudera
9 16 (1.96%) Informatica
10 13 (1.59%) Intel
10 13 (1.59%) Talend
11 11 (1.35%) Adobe
12 10 (1.22%) Alteryx
13 8 (0.98%) Netezza
13 8 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.98%) Splunk
13 8 (0.98%) Vertica
14 7 (0.86%) Hortonworks
14 7 (0.86%) MicroStrategy