Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 554 646 666
Rank change year-on-year +92 +20 -83
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 197 428 507
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.15% 1.25% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 178 289 379
Median annual salary £66,250 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.19% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,300 £32,500 £32,900
90th Percentile £93,250 £98,000 £90,450
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.82% - -5.56%

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 17,119 34,140 43,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.50% 27.07% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14,338 28,288 36,180
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Mining as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Mining.

Salary trend for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Mining over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Top 14 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 16 January 2021. 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 +107 189 £62,500 +8.70% 38
London +102 121 £72,500 +11.54% 22
UK excluding London +92 67 £50,500 +18.82% 17
Work from Home -50 24 £67,500 +42.11% 7
North of England +66 22 £42,500 +12.87% 10
South East +134 16 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Midlands +79 15 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Yorkshire +46 10 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +76 9 £42,500 +19.72%
East of England +102 7 £70,000 +33.33% 1
South West +61 7 £50,000 +33.33%
North West +54 7 £42,500 +12.87% 7
East Midlands +52 6 £37,500 +7.14% 3
North East +19 5 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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.

1 123 (62.44%) Python
2 113 (57.36%) Analytics
3 106 (53.81%) SQL
4 101 (51.27%) Data Science
5 86 (43.65%) Machine Learning
6 77 (39.09%) Business Intelligence
7 67 (34.01%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (31.47%) Visualisation
9 56 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (28.43%) Big Data
10 53 (26.90%) Data Modelling
11 52 (26.40%) R
12 51 (25.89%) Degree
13 49 (24.87%) Computer Science
14 48 (24.37%) Finance
15 46 (23.35%) Artificial Intelligence
16 45 (22.84%) Data Analysis
17 42 (21.32%) Statistics
17 42 (21.32%) ETL
18 40 (20.30%) Tableau
19 39 (19.80%) Power BI
19 39 (19.80%) Power Platform
20 38 (19.29%) Data Analytics
21 35 (17.77%) Problem-Solving
22 33 (16.75%) AWS
23 32 (16.24%) Azure
23 32 (16.24%) Hadoop
24 31 (15.74%) Data Warehouse
25 30 (15.23%) SQL Server
25 30 (15.23%) 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 18 (9.14%) Apache Spark
2 15 (7.61%) SAS
3 4 (2.03%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.52%) Apache
4 3 (1.52%) Jupyter
5 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 18 (9.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.03%) SPSS
3 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.52%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (1.02%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 39 (19.80%) Power Platform
2 33 (16.75%) AWS
3 32 (16.24%) Azure
4 11 (5.58%) SaaS
5 6 (3.05%) GCP
6 5 (2.54%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.52%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.02%) GitHub
8 2 (1.02%) Office 365
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.51%) Force.com
9 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.51%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) Internet
1 1 (0.51%) RFID
1 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (28.43%) Big Data
2 40 (20.30%) Tableau
3 39 (19.80%) Power BI
4 32 (16.24%) Hadoop
5 31 (15.74%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (15.23%) SQL Server
7 26 (13.20%) Data Lake
8 22 (11.17%) Relational Database
8 22 (11.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (10.15%) Text Mining
10 17 (8.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (7.61%) NoSQL
12 13 (6.60%) QlikView
13 12 (6.09%) Amazon Redshift
13 12 (6.09%) OLAP
14 11 (5.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 9 (4.57%) Apache Hive
16 7 (3.55%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (3.55%) Redshift Spectrum
17 6 (3.05%) Looker
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) ERwin
1 2 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 48 (24.37%) Finance
2 20 (10.15%) Marketing
3 15 (7.61%) Games
4 10 (5.08%) Retail
5 7 (3.55%) Advertising
6 6 (3.05%) Banking
7 4 (2.03%) Law
7 4 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.52%) Electronics
8 3 (1.52%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.52%) Local Government
8 3 (1.52%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.52%) Social Housing
9 2 (1.02%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.02%) Legal
10 1 (0.51%) Front Office
10 1 (0.51%) Police
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (33.50%) Data Scientist
2 31 (15.74%) Analyst
3 29 (14.72%) Developer
4 24 (12.18%) Data Engineer
5 18 (9.14%) Consultant
6 12 (6.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (6.09%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 11 (5.58%) Architect
7 11 (5.58%) Senior Data Scientist
8 10 (5.08%) Data Architect
8 10 (5.08%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.57%) Data Analyst
9 9 (4.57%) Data Consultant
10 8 (4.06%) Business Consultant
11 7 (3.55%) Azure Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Business Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Python Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Python Engineer
12 6 (3.05%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.69%) Natural Language Processing
2 14 (7.11%) JSON
3 13 (6.60%) HTML
3 13 (6.60%) NumPy
3 13 (6.60%) Pandas
4 12 (6.09%) XML
5 10 (5.08%) .NET
6 9 (4.57%) SciPy
7 8 (4.06%) scikit-learn
7 8 (4.06%) TensorFlow
8 7 (3.55%) React
9 6 (3.05%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.05%) Seaborn
10 5 (2.54%) Kafka
10 5 (2.54%) Matplotlib
10 5 (2.54%) Node.js
11 4 (2.03%) Web Services
12 3 (1.52%) Keras
12 3 (1.52%) REST
12 3 (1.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 67 (34.01%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (12.18%) Data Structures
3 22 (11.17%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.54%) Mobile Games
7 5 (2.54%) Reinsurance
8 4 (2.03%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.52%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.52%) User Experience
10 2 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.02%) CUDA
10 2 (1.02%) Equities
10 2 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.02%) FMCG
10 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.05%) Windows
1 6 (3.05%) Windows Server
2 3 (1.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (57.36%) Analytics
2 101 (51.27%) Data Science
3 86 (43.65%) Machine Learning
4 77 (39.09%) Business Intelligence
5 62 (31.47%) Visualisation
6 56 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (26.90%) Data Modelling
8 49 (24.87%) Computer Science
9 46 (23.35%) Artificial Intelligence
10 45 (22.84%) Data Analysis
11 42 (21.32%) ETL
11 42 (21.32%) Statistics
12 38 (19.29%) Data Analytics
13 35 (17.77%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (15.23%) Data Visualisation
15 25 (12.69%) Decision-Making
16 24 (12.18%) Neural Network
17 23 (11.68%) Predictive Modelling
18 21 (10.66%) Data Cleansing
18 21 (10.66%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 123 (62.44%) Python
2 106 (53.81%) SQL
3 52 (26.40%) R
4 21 (10.66%) Java
5 19 (9.64%) C#
6 16 (8.12%) JavaScript
7 14 (7.11%) Perl
8 10 (5.08%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.57%) C++
10 6 (3.05%) MATLAB
10 6 (3.05%) VBA
11 5 (2.54%) Scala
12 4 (2.03%) C
12 4 (2.03%) F#
12 4 (2.03%) Go
13 2 (1.02%) Julia
13 2 (1.02%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.02%) VB
14 1 (0.51%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.51%) Cypher
Qualifications
1 51 (25.89%) Degree
2 12 (6.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (5.58%) PhD
4 6 (3.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.03%) HND
6 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.02%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.60%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.57%) QA
3 6 (3.05%) IFRS
4 4 (2.03%) GDPR
5 3 (1.52%) SLA
6 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.03%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.64%) Databricks
3 14 (7.11%) Oracle
4 10 (5.08%) SAP
4 10 (5.08%) Talend
5 8 (4.06%) Google
6 4 (2.03%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.52%) Sparx
8 2 (1.02%) Capita
8 2 (1.02%) Cognos
8 2 (1.02%) Facebook
8 2 (1.02%) Teradata
9 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.51%) Snapchat
9 1 (0.51%) Spotify
9 1 (0.51%) Twitter
9 1 (0.51%) YouTube