Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 575 679 656
Rank change year-on-year +104 -23 -82
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 277 481 648
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.30% 1.18% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 251 386 533
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £38,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% -18.95% -5.00%

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 21,247 40,780 54,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.95% 27.68% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 17,311 33,413 44,536
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Mining in the UK

Data Mining
Top 17 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 5 July 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 +148 263 £60,000 +9.09% 21
London +114 148 £67,500 -10.00% 17
UK excluding London +110 132 £45,500 +18.18% 6
South East +149 42 £53,500 +29.70% 2
North of England +111 32 £50,000 +25.00%
Midlands +110 23 £40,000 - 1
North West +89 20 £46,250 -7.50%
East of England +97 13 £52,500 +50.00% 1
West Midlands +79 12 £40,000 -13.51%
East Midlands +75 11 £37,500 +8.70% 1
South West +83 9 £31,000 -27.06%
Scotland +24 9 £50,000 +29.87% 2
North East +24 7 £58,750 +83.59%
Yorkshire +106 5 £55,000 +42.86%
Work from Home +59 5 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Northern Ireland +21 2 £60,000 +84.62%
Wales - 2 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 5 July 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.

1 146 (52.71%) SQL
2 133 (48.01%) Python
3 116 (41.88%) Analytics
4 96 (34.66%) Data Science
5 93 (33.57%) Machine Learning
6 82 (29.60%) Degree
7 80 (28.88%) Finance
8 74 (26.71%) Mathematics
9 66 (23.83%) Analytical Skills
10 65 (23.47%) Business Intelligence
11 62 (22.38%) Computer Science
12 61 (22.02%) Big Data
12 61 (22.02%) Hadoop
12 61 (22.02%) Visualisation
13 58 (20.94%) Data Analytics
14 54 (19.49%) AWS
15 49 (17.69%) Apache Spark
15 49 (17.69%) Data Warehouse
16 48 (17.33%) Data Modelling
17 47 (16.97%) R
18 45 (16.25%) Algorithms
19 44 (15.88%) Statistics
20 42 (15.16%) Artificial Intelligence
20 42 (15.16%) SQL Server
21 41 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
22 40 (14.44%) Data Analysis
23 39 (14.08%) Data Visualisation
24 38 (13.72%) Power BI
24 38 (13.72%) Software Engineering
24 38 (13.72%) Power Platform

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 49 (17.69%) Apache Spark
2 16 (5.78%) SAS
3 12 (4.33%) Apache
4 7 (2.53%) CMS
4 7 (2.53%) Jupyter
5 6 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.81%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.36%) Appian
Applications
1 24 (8.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.17%) SPSS
5 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) Stata
6 1 (0.36%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) SAP CRM
1 5 (1.81%) SAP ERP
1 5 (1.81%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.72%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 54 (19.49%) AWS
2 38 (13.72%) Power Platform
3 35 (12.64%) Azure
4 22 (7.94%) GCP
5 11 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.53%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.81%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (1.81%) PowerApps
7 5 (1.81%) SaaS
8 4 (1.44%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (1.08%) AdWords
9 3 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.72%) Kissmetrics
10 2 (0.72%) Serverless
11 1 (0.36%) AWS Fargate
11 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.36%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.81%) Skype
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (22.02%) Big Data
1 61 (22.02%) Hadoop
2 49 (17.69%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (15.16%) SQL Server
4 38 (13.72%) Power BI
5 23 (8.30%) MySQL
6 21 (7.58%) Apache Hive
7 18 (6.50%) Flink
7 18 (6.50%) NoSQL
8 17 (6.14%) MongoDB
9 16 (5.78%) Text Mining
10 14 (5.05%) Data Lake
11 13 (4.69%) Relational Database
12 12 (4.33%) QlikView
12 12 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (3.25%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (2.89%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (2.89%) Git (software)
1 8 (2.89%) NUnit
2 7 (2.53%) Mercurial
3 6 (2.17%) JIRA
4 5 (1.81%) JUnit
5 4 (1.44%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.72%) Selenium
7 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.36%) webpack
General
1 80 (28.88%) Finance
2 35 (12.64%) Marketing
3 15 (5.42%) Advertising
4 13 (4.69%) Banking
5 7 (2.53%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.81%) Military
7 5 (1.81%) Norwegian Language
8 4 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.44%) Retail
8 4 (1.44%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.44%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.08%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Games
10 2 (0.72%) Law
10 2 (0.72%) Legal
11 1 (0.36%) Electronics
11 1 (0.36%) Front Office
11 1 (0.36%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (21.66%) Data Scientist
2 56 (20.22%) Developer
3 40 (14.44%) Analyst
4 31 (11.19%) Data Engineer
5 21 (7.58%) Software Engineer
6 16 (5.78%) Data Analyst
7 15 (5.42%) Junior
8 14 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 13 (4.69%) Python Developer
9 13 (4.69%) Senior Data Scientist
10 12 (4.33%) C# Software Engineer
11 11 (3.97%) Business Analyst
11 11 (3.97%) Graduate
12 10 (3.61%) Azure Developer
12 10 (3.61%) Junior Developer
12 10 (3.61%) Senior Data Engineer
13 9 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 9 (3.25%) Data Manager
13 9 (3.25%) PHP Developer
14 8 (2.89%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 28 (10.11%) .NET
3 26 (9.39%) Kafka
4 19 (6.86%) HTML
5 10 (3.61%) CSS
5 10 (3.61%) TensorFlow
6 8 (2.89%) LINQ
6 8 (2.89%) XML
7 7 (2.53%) Web Services
7 7 (2.53%) WPF
8 6 (2.17%) LAMP
9 5 (1.81%) HTML5
9 5 (1.81%) JSON
9 5 (1.81%) NumPy
9 5 (1.81%) REST
9 5 (1.81%) scikit-learn
9 5 (1.81%) WebRTC
10 4 (1.44%) Pandas
10 4 (1.44%) Seaborn
11 3 (1.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 66 (23.83%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (16.25%) Algorithms
3 20 (7.22%) Hedge funds
4 17 (6.14%) Equities
4 17 (6.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (3.61%) Analytical Mindset
6 9 (3.25%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.81%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.44%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.44%) Social Network
8 4 (1.44%) User Experience
9 2 (0.72%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.72%) Life Science
9 2 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.72%) Social Media
9 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.42%) Linux
2 6 (2.17%) Windows
3 5 (1.81%) Android
3 5 (1.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) Unix
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (41.88%) Analytics
2 96 (34.66%) Data Science
3 93 (33.57%) Machine Learning
4 74 (26.71%) Mathematics
5 65 (23.47%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (22.38%) Computer Science
7 61 (22.02%) Visualisation
8 58 (20.94%) Data Analytics
9 48 (17.33%) Data Modelling
10 44 (15.88%) Statistics
11 42 (15.16%) Artificial Intelligence
12 41 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (14.44%) Data Analysis
14 39 (14.08%) Data Visualisation
15 38 (13.72%) Software Engineering
16 37 (13.36%) ETL
17 36 (13.00%) OOP
18 33 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
19 29 (10.47%) Migration
20 26 (9.39%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 146 (52.71%) SQL
2 133 (48.01%) Python
3 47 (16.97%) R
4 37 (13.36%) Java
5 31 (11.19%) JavaScript
6 25 (9.03%) C#
6 25 (9.03%) C++
7 14 (5.05%) Scala
8 13 (4.69%) MATLAB
9 12 (4.33%) Perl
10 11 (3.97%) C
11 9 (3.25%) PHP
11 9 (3.25%) PHP 7
12 7 (2.53%) Fortran
12 7 (2.53%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.53%) VBA
13 6 (2.17%) PHP 5
14 5 (1.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (1.44%) Go
16 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 82 (29.60%) Degree
2 34 (12.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (7.58%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (4.33%) PhD
5 7 (2.53%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.72%) MBA
6 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) CCA
7 1 (0.36%) CFA
7 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.61%) QA
2 7 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.81%) SLA
4 3 (1.08%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (1.08%) GDPR
5 1 (0.36%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) NIST
System Software
1 24 (8.66%) Docker
2 5 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.44%) Firmware
4 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.36%) HDFS
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (6.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.72%) Terraform
3 1 (0.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (11.55%) Tableau
2 19 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.14%) Google
4 13 (4.69%) Oracle
5 10 (3.61%) SAP
6 7 (2.53%) Alteryx
6 7 (2.53%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.81%) Adobe
7 5 (1.81%) Informatica
7 5 (1.81%) VMware
8 4 (1.44%) Facebook
9 3 (1.08%) Coremetrics
9 3 (1.08%) Crimson Hexagon
9 3 (1.08%) Dataiku
9 3 (1.08%) Sage
9 3 (1.08%) Talend
10 2 (0.72%) Aderant
10 2 (0.72%) Databricks
10 2 (0.72%) Teradata
10 2 (0.72%) Trillium