Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 639 665 580
Rank change year-on-year +26 -85 +7
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 424 496 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.26% 1.14% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 276 361 618
UK median annual salary £53,750 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.52% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -3.41% -2.22%

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 33,648 43,372 53,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.83% 28.64% 30.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27,644 35,650 43,998
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.05%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 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 +44 386 £57,500 -4.17% 49
London +60 230 £65,000 -10.34% 14
UK excluding London +39 188 £43,750 +2.94% 44
North of England +54 48 £37,654 -5.87% 12
South East +29 46 £52,500 +5.00% 8
North West +28 36 £37,654 -5.87% 11
Scotland +34 29 £38,500 - 7
South West +10 27 £32,500 -23.53% 2
Midlands +21 19 £35,000 -17.07% 7
East of England +53 15 £52,500 +31.25% 6
East Midlands +17 14 £35,000 -48.53% 4
North East - 7 - -
Yorkshire +43 5 - - 1
West Midlands +16 5 £35,500 -15.30% 3
Northern Ireland +1 2 £50,000 +100.00%
Wales -8 2 £41,250 +28.91% 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 232 (54.72%) SQL
2 214 (50.47%) Analytics
3 184 (43.40%) Python
4 168 (39.62%) Machine Learning
5 164 (38.68%) Degree
6 156 (36.79%) Data Science
7 133 (31.37%) Visualisation
8 129 (30.42%) Analytical Skills
8 129 (30.42%) Business Intelligence
9 116 (27.36%) Big Data
10 113 (26.65%) Data Analysis
11 101 (23.82%) Algorithms
12 100 (23.58%) Mathematics
12 100 (23.58%) Finance
13 98 (23.11%) ETL
14 95 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
15 93 (21.93%) Computer Science
16 91 (21.46%) Data Modelling
17 90 (21.23%) Data Analytics
18 89 (20.99%) R
19 85 (20.05%) Data Warehouse
19 85 (20.05%) Java
20 80 (18.87%) Artificial Intelligence
20 80 (18.87%) Hadoop
21 78 (18.40%) Statistics
22 76 (17.92%) Apache Spark
23 74 (17.45%) Marketing
24 65 (15.33%) SQL Server
24 65 (15.33%) Data Visualisation
25 61 (14.39%) Linux

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 76 (17.92%) Apache Spark
2 43 (10.14%) SAS
3 17 (4.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 17 (4.01%) CMS
4 14 (3.30%) Apache Pig
5 12 (2.83%) Apache
6 10 (2.36%) IIS
7 9 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.18%) Tornado
9 4 (0.94%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.94%) JBoss
9 4 (0.94%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.94%) WildFly
10 3 (0.71%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.47%) Confluence
11 2 (0.47%) IPython
12 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (8.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.59%) SPSS
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.71%) Stata
4 2 (0.47%) Weka
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.47%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.47%) FastStats
3 1 (0.24%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.49%) Azure
2 35 (8.25%) Power Platform
3 27 (6.37%) AWS
4 16 (3.77%) GCP
5 12 (2.83%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.36%) Amazon EMR
7 9 (2.12%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.12%) Serverless
8 8 (1.89%) Google Analytics
8 8 (1.89%) PaaS
9 4 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (0.94%) Office 365
10 3 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.71%) SaaS
11 2 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.47%) Stackdriver
12 1 (0.24%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.24%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.83%) Internet
2 11 (2.59%) SNA
3 2 (0.47%) Firewall
3 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.47%) Wireless
4 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (27.36%) Big Data
2 85 (20.05%) Data Warehouse
3 80 (18.87%) Hadoop
4 65 (15.33%) SQL Server
5 43 (10.14%) NoSQL
5 43 (10.14%) Relational Database
6 38 (8.96%) Apache Hive
7 35 (8.25%) Power BI
8 29 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (6.13%) Text Mining
11 25 (5.90%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (5.42%) OLAP
13 15 (3.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 14 (3.30%) Looker
15 13 (3.07%) KDB
15 13 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (2.59%) MongoDB
16 11 (2.59%) MS Access
16 11 (2.59%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 13 (3.07%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.89%) kappa
3 5 (1.18%) Appium
4 4 (0.94%) ANTLR
4 4 (0.94%) Artifactory
4 4 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.94%) JIRA
4 4 (0.94%) JUnit
4 4 (0.94%) Maven
5 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.24%) Selenium
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.24%) webpack
General
1 100 (23.58%) Finance
2 74 (17.45%) Marketing
3 27 (6.37%) Manufacturing
4 24 (5.66%) Retail
5 15 (3.54%) Banking
6 11 (2.59%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.59%) Law
6 11 (2.59%) Military
6 11 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.12%) Public Sector
8 8 (1.89%) Games
9 5 (1.18%) Electronics
9 5 (1.18%) Legal
10 4 (0.94%) Front Office
11 3 (0.71%) Advertising
11 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.47%) French Language
12 2 (0.47%) German Language
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 96 (22.64%) Analyst
2 89 (20.99%) Data Scientist
3 66 (15.57%) Developer
4 48 (11.32%) Senior Data Scientist
5 35 (8.25%) Data Engineer
6 34 (8.02%) Data Analyst
7 29 (6.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 22 (5.19%) Architect
8 22 (5.19%) Software Engineer
9 18 (4.25%) Insight Analyst
9 18 (4.25%) Java Developer
9 18 (4.25%) Python Engineer
10 17 (4.01%) Head of Engineering
11 16 (3.77%) C++ Software Engineer
12 14 (3.30%) Data Architect
13 12 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 12 (2.83%) Data Insight Analyst
13 12 (2.83%) Insight Data Analyst
13 12 (2.83%) SQL Analyst
14 11 (2.59%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.08%) Natural Language Processing
2 27 (6.37%) .NET
3 18 (4.25%) AngularJS
4 17 (4.01%) Node.js
4 17 (4.01%) Web Services
5 15 (3.54%) CSS
6 12 (2.83%) HTML
7 11 (2.59%) Middleware
7 11 (2.59%) OpenCV
7 11 (2.59%) REST
8 10 (2.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 10 (2.36%) D3.js
8 10 (2.36%) LAPP Stack
8 10 (2.36%) NumPy
9 8 (1.89%) ggplot2
9 8 (1.89%) TensorFlow
10 7 (1.65%) Apache Beam
10 7 (1.65%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.65%) XML
11 6 (1.42%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 129 (30.42%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (23.82%) Algorithms
3 53 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 25 (5.90%) Data Structures
5 17 (4.01%) Robotics
5 17 (4.01%) Social Media
6 13 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.83%) Virtual Team
8 11 (2.59%) Cloud Native
8 11 (2.59%) e-Health
8 11 (2.59%) Internet of Things
8 11 (2.59%) Social Network
9 8 (1.89%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.65%) User Experience
11 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (1.18%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.94%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.71%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 61 (14.39%) Linux
2 20 (4.72%) Windows
3 4 (0.94%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (50.47%) Analytics
2 168 (39.62%) Machine Learning
3 156 (36.79%) Data Science
4 133 (31.37%) Visualisation
5 129 (30.42%) Business Intelligence
6 113 (26.65%) Data Analysis
7 100 (23.58%) Mathematics
8 98 (23.11%) ETL
9 95 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
10 93 (21.93%) Computer Science
11 91 (21.46%) Data Modelling
12 90 (21.23%) Data Analytics
13 80 (18.87%) Artificial Intelligence
14 78 (18.40%) Statistics
15 65 (15.33%) Data Visualisation
16 48 (11.32%) Data Integration
16 48 (11.32%) Data Management
17 47 (11.08%) Actionable Insight
18 43 (10.14%) Decision-Making
18 43 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 232 (54.72%) SQL
2 184 (43.40%) Python
3 89 (20.99%) R
4 85 (20.05%) Java
5 50 (11.79%) Scala
6 45 (10.61%) C++
7 44 (10.38%) C#
8 38 (8.96%) JavaScript
9 25 (5.90%) T-SQL
10 21 (4.95%) MATLAB
11 16 (3.77%) VBA
12 9 (2.12%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.89%) C
13 8 (1.89%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.18%) Go
15 4 (0.94%) Java 8
16 3 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.47%) Perl
17 2 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 164 (38.68%) Degree
2 33 (7.78%) Numerate Degree
3 22 (5.19%) Master's Degree
3 22 (5.19%) PhD
4 14 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.59%) MBA
6 8 (1.89%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.65%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.42%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.47%) CFA
10 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.47%) MCSE
10 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (12.74%) QA
2 38 (8.96%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.42%) GDPR
4 3 (0.71%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.71%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) PMO
5 1 (0.24%) SEPA
System Software
1 20 (4.72%) HDFS
2 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.47%) Oozie
3 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (11.08%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.96%) Tableau
3 33 (7.78%) Oracle
4 29 (6.84%) Google
5 21 (4.95%) Adobe
6 17 (4.01%) TIBCO
7 16 (3.77%) WorldPay
8 14 (3.30%) Cloudera
9 9 (2.12%) Hortonworks
9 9 (2.12%) Informatica
9 9 (2.12%) SAP
9 9 (2.12%) Talend
10 8 (1.89%) Alteryx
11 6 (1.42%) Sage
12 5 (1.18%) Dataiku
12 5 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.18%) Sparx
13 3 (0.71%) Snowplow
14 2 (0.47%) CA Agile Central
14 2 (0.47%) Facebook