Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 506 534
Rank change year-on-year -61 +28 +1
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 803 1096 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.55% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.48% 1.84% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 647 933 830
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £93,700 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%

Data Mining is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 54300 59449 69004
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.73% 30.02% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 45181 50756 58239
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 16 August 2017.

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 16 August 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 -69 743 £55,000 - 50
UK excluding London +24 465 £50,000 +17.65% 31
London -131 321 £62,500 - 26
South East +28 137 £62,500 +38.89% 4
North of England +32 128 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Yorkshire +50 66 £50,000 +33.33% 3
North West -37 58 £42,500 +6.25% 4
South West +14 54 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Midlands +29 52 £32,500 -13.33% 2
East of England -9 49 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Scotland +2 40 £42,500 -15.00% 7
East Midlands +18 31 £33,000 -5.71% 1
West Midlands +16 21 £29,000 -37.30% 1
North East +30 4 £42,500 +73.47%
Wales -8 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Northern Ireland - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 461 (57.41%) SQL
2 358 (44.58%) Analytics
3 290 (36.11%) Python
4 277 (34.50%) Analytical Skills
5 273 (34.00%) Machine Learning
6 256 (31.88%) Business Intelligence
7 254 (31.63%) Big Data
8 232 (28.89%) Degree
9 225 (28.02%) Finance
10 209 (26.03%) SAS
11 199 (24.78%) Algorithms
12 185 (23.04%) R
13 183 (22.79%) Statistics
14 181 (22.54%) Data Warehouse
15 179 (22.29%) Data Modelling
16 177 (22.04%) Computer Science
17 173 (21.54%) Hadoop
18 158 (19.68%) Mathematics
19 157 (19.55%) Java
20 153 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
21 144 (17.93%) Data Analysis
22 138 (17.19%) Visualisation
23 137 (17.06%) Marketing
24 133 (16.56%) ETL
25 129 (16.06%) Apache Spark
26 123 (15.32%) SQL Server
27 120 (14.94%) PhD
28 119 (14.82%) Tableau
29 114 (14.20%) Data Visualisation
29 114 (14.20%) Data Management

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
1 209 (26.03%) SAS
2 129 (16.06%) Apache Spark
3 26 (3.24%) Apache Pig
4 19 (2.37%) Apache
5 14 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.49%) JBoss
7 10 (1.25%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.00%) Confluence
9 6 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.62%) CMS
10 5 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.62%) Tornado
11 2 (0.25%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.25%) Gentran
11 2 (0.25%) IPython
12 1 (0.12%) Jupyter
Applications
1 104 (12.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 91 (11.33%) SPSS
3 21 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.37%) SPSS Modeler
7 7 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.75%) Stata
9 5 (0.62%) S-PLUS
10 4 (0.50%) Pipeline Pilot
11 1 (0.12%) Gephi
11 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (1.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 8 (1.00%) SAP CO
1 8 (1.00%) SAP FI
1 8 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (1.00%) SAP FSCM
1 8 (1.00%) SAP MM
1 8 (1.00%) SAP PS
1 8 (1.00%) SAP SD
2 5 (0.62%) Eloqua
2 5 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle FAH
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.50%) Relativity
4 3 (0.37%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.86%) Google Analytics
1 39 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.12%) GitHub
4 8 (1.00%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (0.87%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.62%) PaaS
8 4 (0.50%) AdWords
8 4 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
8 4 (0.50%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 4 (0.50%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.25%) Responsys
9 2 (0.25%) SaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.12%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.87%) Internet
2 4 (0.50%) Extranet
3 3 (0.37%) SMS
4 2 (0.25%) Firewall
4 2 (0.25%) FTP
4 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.12%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (31.63%) Big Data
2 181 (22.54%) Data Warehouse
3 173 (21.54%) Hadoop
4 123 (15.32%) SQL Server
5 99 (12.33%) Relational Database
6 91 (11.33%) NoSQL
7 76 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 71 (8.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 69 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 62 (7.72%) Apache Hive
11 60 (7.47%) Text Mining
12 55 (6.85%) BusinessObjects
13 46 (5.73%) Apache Cassandra
14 44 (5.48%) QlikView
15 42 (5.23%) Power BI
16 40 (4.98%) MongoDB
17 39 (4.86%) HBase
18 38 (4.73%) MS Access
19 28 (3.49%) OLAP
20 27 (3.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (1.87%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.62%) JIRA
3 8 (1.00%) Maven
4 7 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (0.87%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.75%) Ant
5 6 (0.75%) Gradle
5 6 (0.75%) Travis CI
6 5 (0.62%) RStudio
7 4 (0.50%) JUnit
8 3 (0.37%) ERwin
8 3 (0.37%) MagicDraw
9 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.25%) JBehave
9 2 (0.25%) Mockito
9 2 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.12%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 225 (28.02%) Finance
2 137 (17.06%) Marketing
3 77 (9.59%) Retail
4 53 (6.60%) Telecoms
5 52 (6.48%) Banking
6 36 (4.48%) Manufacturing
7 30 (3.74%) Electronics
7 30 (3.74%) Legal
8 29 (3.61%) Retail Banking
9 24 (2.99%) Advertising
10 19 (2.37%) Games
11 13 (1.62%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.87%) Automotive
13 6 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.62%) Billing
14 5 (0.62%) Front Office
15 3 (0.37%) Publishing
16 2 (0.25%) French Language
16 2 (0.25%) German Language
16 2 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 219 (27.27%) Analyst
2 202 (25.16%) Data Scientist
3 130 (16.19%) Developer
4 100 (12.45%) Data Analyst
5 46 (5.73%) Consultant
6 45 (5.60%) SQL Analyst
7 42 (5.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 40 (4.98%) Business Analyst
8 40 (4.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 38 (4.73%) Senior Data Scientist
10 37 (4.61%) SQL Developer
11 34 (4.23%) SQL Data Analyst
12 31 (3.86%) Data Engineer
12 31 (3.86%) Java Developer
13 29 (3.61%) Machine Learning Researcher
14 25 (3.11%) SQL BI Developer
15 23 (2.86%) Insight Analyst
15 23 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
15 23 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
16 22 (2.74%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (9.96%) Natural Language Processing
2 54 (6.72%) .NET
3 41 (5.11%) HTML
3 41 (5.11%) Web Services
4 30 (3.74%) Spring
5 29 (3.61%) Kafka
6 27 (3.36%) XML
7 24 (2.99%) REST
8 23 (2.86%) scikit-learn
9 21 (2.62%) MDX
10 17 (2.12%) AngularJS
10 17 (2.12%) Hibernate
10 17 (2.12%) JMS
11 16 (1.99%) J2EE
11 16 (1.99%) SOAP
12 15 (1.87%) CSS
13 14 (1.74%) D3.js
13 14 (1.74%) Node.js
13 14 (1.74%) Pandas
14 12 (1.49%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 277 (34.50%) Analytical Skills
2 199 (24.78%) Algorithms
3 177 (22.04%) Computer Science
4 55 (6.85%) Data Structures
5 42 (5.23%) Mobile App
6 37 (4.61%) Management Information System
7 30 (3.74%) Virtual Team
8 19 (2.37%) Social Media
8 19 (2.37%) User Experience
9 12 (1.49%) Fintech
10 11 (1.37%) Cloud Native
11 10 (1.25%) Social Network
12 8 (1.00%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.87%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (0.87%) Life Science
14 6 (0.75%) CUDA
14 6 (0.75%) Reference Data
15 5 (0.62%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 67 (8.34%) Linux
2 25 (3.11%) Unix
3 15 (1.87%) Windows
4 12 (1.49%) Android
4 12 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.50%) CentOS
6 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) Debian
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (44.58%) Analytics
2 273 (34.00%) Machine Learning
3 256 (31.88%) Business Intelligence
4 183 (22.79%) Statistics
5 179 (22.29%) Data Modelling
6 158 (19.68%) Mathematics
7 153 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 144 (17.93%) Data Analysis
9 138 (17.19%) Visualisation
10 133 (16.56%) ETL
11 114 (14.20%) Data Management
11 114 (14.20%) Data Visualisation
12 95 (11.83%) Data Analytics
13 81 (10.09%) Statistical Modelling
14 75 (9.34%) Predictive Modelling
15 71 (8.84%) Statistical Analysis
16 68 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
17 57 (7.10%) Physics
18 50 (6.23%) Scrum
19 47 (5.85%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 461 (57.41%) SQL
2 290 (36.11%) Python
3 185 (23.04%) R
4 157 (19.55%) Java
5 78 (9.71%) Scala
6 69 (8.59%) C++
7 67 (8.34%) VBA
8 62 (7.72%) T-SQL
9 52 (6.48%) MATLAB
10 47 (5.85%) JavaScript
11 40 (4.98%) Shell Script
12 36 (4.48%) C
13 34 (4.23%) Perl
13 34 (4.23%) Ruby
14 33 (4.11%) C#
15 21 (2.62%) VB
16 19 (2.37%) PHP
17 17 (2.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 13 (1.62%) PL/SQL
19 11 (1.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 232 (28.89%) Degree
2 120 (14.94%) PhD
3 63 (7.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 38 (4.73%) Master's Degree
5 28 (3.49%) Numerate Degree
6 18 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.25%) Postgraduate
7 10 (1.25%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.87%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.62%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.50%) RHCA
11 2 (0.25%) ACCA
11 2 (0.25%) CCNA
11 2 (0.25%) CIMA
11 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.12%) APMP
12 1 (0.12%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.85%) Data Quality
2 36 (4.48%) QA
3 6 (0.75%) SLA
4 2 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.25%) GDPR
4 2 (0.25%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.25%) MiFID
4 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) IFRS
5 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (1.74%) Apache Flume
2 11 (1.37%) Docker
3 10 (1.25%) HDFS
4 5 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.50%) KVM
5 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (0.62%) Cobbler
1 5 (0.62%) Mesos
1 5 (0.62%) Puppet
2 4 (0.50%) EnCase
2 4 (0.50%) Oozie
3 1 (0.12%) Kibana
3 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 119 (14.82%) Tableau
2 112 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 94 (11.71%) Oracle
4 65 (8.09%) SAP
5 46 (5.73%) Google
6 26 (3.24%) Teradata
7 25 (3.11%) IBM
8 15 (1.87%) Adobe
8 15 (1.87%) Cognos
9 13 (1.62%) MicroStrategy
10 12 (1.49%) TIBCO
11 11 (1.37%) Cloudera
11 11 (1.37%) Hortonworks
12 10 (1.25%) Splunk
13 9 (1.12%) MapR
14 8 (1.00%) Intel
15 7 (0.87%) Facebook
15 7 (0.87%) Hyperion
16 6 (0.75%) Minitab
16 6 (0.75%) Twitter