Period
to 24 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 531 649 651
Rank change year-on-year +118 +2 -63
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 160 461 557
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.15% 1.24% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 151 341 462
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £175,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.88% -9.41% -14.14%

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 13,919 37,077 48,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.51% 27.16% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11,735 30,467 39,767
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 24 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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 +156 159 £60,000 +4.35% 30
London +126 97 £72,500 +11.54% 21
UK excluding London +174 62 £45,000 +16.88% 12
North of England +149 23 £46,000 +22.16% 4
Midlands +122 19 £40,000 +10.34%
Yorkshire +128 12 £46,000 +22.67% 1
East Midlands +98 12 £32,500 -5.80%
South East +182 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North West +102 10 £46,250 -7.50% 3
Work from Home +27 8 £47,500 -17.39% 4
West Midlands +97 7 £40,000 +3.23%
East of England +139 6 £50,000 +42.86% 3
South West +100 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Wales +48 1 - - 1
North East +21 1 £55,000 +71.88%

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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 84 (52.50%) Python
2 83 (51.88%) SQL
3 74 (46.25%) Analytics
4 56 (35.00%) Data Science
4 56 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (33.13%) Degree
6 51 (31.88%) Machine Learning
7 49 (30.63%) Analytical Skills
8 48 (30.00%) Finance
9 41 (25.63%) Big Data
10 40 (25.00%) Mathematics
11 37 (23.13%) Computer Science
12 32 (20.00%) Hadoop
12 32 (20.00%) Visualisation
12 32 (20.00%) Power BI
12 32 (20.00%) Power Platform
13 29 (18.13%) Azure
13 29 (18.13%) AWS
13 29 (18.13%) Artificial Intelligence
13 29 (18.13%) C#
13 29 (18.13%) SQL Server
14 28 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (17.50%) Natural Language Processing
14 28 (17.50%) Apache Spark
15 27 (16.88%) Algorithms
15 27 (16.88%) R
16 26 (16.25%) Computer Science Degree
17 25 (15.63%) Data Analytics
17 25 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (15.00%) Java

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 28 (17.50%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.75%) Apache
2 6 (3.75%) SAS
3 5 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.25%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (13.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) SPSS
4 1 (0.63%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 32 (20.00%) Power Platform
2 29 (18.13%) AWS
2 29 (18.13%) Azure
3 7 (4.38%) GCP
4 3 (1.88%) SaaS
5 2 (1.25%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.25%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.25%) Office 365
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.63%) Force.com
6 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.63%) Big Data
2 32 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 32 (20.00%) Power BI
3 29 (18.13%) SQL Server
4 28 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (13.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (13.13%) Data Lake
8 20 (12.50%) NoSQL
9 16 (10.00%) MongoDB
9 16 (10.00%) Tableau
10 14 (8.75%) Flink
10 14 (8.75%) OLAP
11 13 (8.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 12 (7.50%) Relational Database
13 7 (4.38%) Apache Hive
13 7 (4.38%) QlikView
14 6 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (3.13%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Git (software)
1 7 (4.38%) NUnit
2 6 (3.75%) Mercurial
3 5 (3.13%) JUnit
4 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
4 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 48 (30.00%) Finance
2 17 (10.63%) Marketing
3 8 (5.00%) Retail
4 6 (3.75%) Banking
5 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.50%) Electronics
6 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.50%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.88%) Advertising
7 3 (1.88%) Legal
7 3 (1.88%) Local Government
7 3 (1.88%) Social Housing
8 2 (1.25%) Games
8 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.25%) Police
8 2 (1.25%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.25%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.63%) Norwegian Language
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (22.50%) Data Scientist
2 33 (20.63%) Developer
3 29 (18.13%) Data Engineer
4 21 (13.13%) Analyst
5 20 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 14 (8.75%) Azure Developer
7 12 (7.50%) Senior Data Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 11 (6.88%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.88%) Software Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Business Developer
9 10 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Consultant
10 9 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (5.63%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Business Analyst
11 8 (5.00%) Business Consultant
11 8 (5.00%) Python Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.50%) Natural Language Processing
2 22 (13.75%) .NET
3 18 (11.25%) Kafka
4 7 (4.38%) LINQ
4 7 (4.38%) NumPy
4 7 (4.38%) scikit-learn
5 6 (3.75%) JSON
5 6 (3.75%) Pandas
5 6 (3.75%) WPF
6 5 (3.13%) HTML
6 5 (3.13%) XML
7 4 (2.50%) D3.js
7 4 (2.50%) SciPy
7 4 (2.50%) Seaborn
7 4 (2.50%) Web Services
8 3 (1.88%) Node.js
8 3 (1.88%) RESTful
9 2 (1.25%) Matplotlib
9 2 (1.25%) MDX
9 2 (1.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (30.63%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (16.88%) Algorithms
3 15 (9.38%) Hedge funds
4 12 (7.50%) Equities
4 12 (7.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (4.38%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.13%) Reinsurance
7 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.50%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.88%) User Experience
9 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.25%) FMCG
9 2 (1.25%) Social Media
9 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.63%) Derivative
10 1 (0.63%) Life Science
10 1 (0.63%) LIMS
10 1 (0.63%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.63%) Android
1 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.63%) Linux
1 1 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (46.25%) Analytics
2 56 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (35.00%) Data Science
3 51 (31.88%) Machine Learning
4 40 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 37 (23.13%) Computer Science
6 32 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 29 (18.13%) Artificial Intelligence
8 25 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (15.63%) Data Analytics
9 23 (14.38%) Data Modelling
9 23 (14.38%) Software Engineering
10 22 (13.75%) OO
11 21 (13.13%) ETL
12 19 (11.88%) Statistics
13 18 (11.25%) Data Analysis
13 18 (11.25%) Data Cleansing
14 17 (10.63%) Data Engineering
14 17 (10.63%) Predictive Modelling
15 16 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 84 (52.50%) Python
2 83 (51.88%) SQL
3 29 (18.13%) C#
4 27 (16.88%) R
5 24 (15.00%) Java
6 17 (10.63%) JavaScript
7 12 (7.50%) C++
8 10 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.63%) Perl
10 6 (3.75%) Fortran
11 5 (3.13%) Scala
11 5 (3.13%) VBA
12 2 (1.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (1.25%) Julia
13 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.63%) Cypher
13 1 (0.63%) Go
13 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.63%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (33.13%) Degree
2 26 (16.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (7.50%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (3.13%) PhD
5 1 (0.63%) CCA
5 1 (0.63%) HND
5 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) Data Quality
1 7 (4.38%) QA
2 6 (3.75%) IFRS
3 4 (2.50%) GDPR
3 4 (2.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (8.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (10.00%) Databricks
1 16 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.63%) Google
3 7 (4.38%) Oracle
4 4 (2.50%) SAP
5 2 (1.25%) Amplitude
5 2 (1.25%) Cognos
5 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.25%) Talend
5 2 (1.25%) Teradata
6 1 (0.63%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.63%) Facebook
6 1 (0.63%) LabWare
6 1 (0.63%) Snapchat
6 1 (0.63%) Sparx
6 1 (0.63%) Spotify
6 1 (0.63%) Twitter
6 1 (0.63%) VMware
6 1 (0.63%) YouTube