Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 538 626 660
Rank change year-on-year +88 +34 -45
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 332 342 514
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.49% 1.16% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 237 247 383
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,000 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £54,860
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.81% -0.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £91,000 £105,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £46,280 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.61% +15.70% -15.79%

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 22,233 29,572 42,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.34% 26.89% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 17,891 24,401 34,792
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,375 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 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 +125 310 £51,500 -14.17% 31
London +103 166 £57,500 -14.81% 19
UK excluding London +75 147 £46,000 -0.61% 14
Work from Home -73 76 £49,000 -20.00% 3
Midlands +44 38 £51,500 +24.85% 1
North of England +14 34 £36,250 -19.44% 5
West Midlands +33 30 £52,500 +23.53% 1
South West +25 24 £46,250 +59.48% 3
East of England +69 23 £70,000 +27.27% 2
South East +44 23 £55,000 +15.79% 1
North East +11 12 £35,000 -40.43% 1
North West +15 11 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +10 11 £36,250 -42.00% 1
East Midlands +13 8 £35,000 -
Scotland +1 4 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Wales +36 1 £52,500 +5.00% 1

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 219 (65.96%) SQL
2 193 (58.13%) Python
3 190 (57.23%) Data Science
4 178 (53.61%) Analytics
5 146 (43.98%) Business Intelligence
6 140 (42.17%) Machine Learning
7 116 (34.94%) Data Modelling
8 115 (34.64%) Analytical Skills
9 112 (33.73%) ETL
10 110 (33.13%) Visualisation
11 102 (30.72%) R
12 92 (27.71%) Power Platform
13 90 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
14 89 (26.81%) Degree
14 89 (26.81%) Computer Science
14 89 (26.81%) Power BI
15 87 (26.20%) Data Analysis
16 85 (25.60%) Tableau
17 84 (25.30%) AWS
18 81 (24.40%) Finance
19 80 (24.10%) Data Warehouse
20 79 (23.80%) SQL Server
21 77 (23.19%) Statistics
21 77 (23.19%) Mathematics
22 76 (22.89%) Problem-Solving
23 75 (22.59%) Big Data
24 72 (21.69%) Data Visualisation
25 62 (18.67%) Artificial Intelligence
26 60 (18.07%) Decision-Making
27 56 (16.87%) Data Analytics

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 34 (10.24%) Apache Spark
2 25 (7.53%) SAS
3 14 (4.22%) Apache Airflow
4 8 (2.41%) Apache Pig
5 7 (2.11%) Jupyter
6 4 (1.20%) Apache
7 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.30%) Confluence
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 37 (11.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.01%) MS Visio
2 10 (3.01%) SPSS
3 5 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 92 (27.71%) Power Platform
2 84 (25.30%) AWS
3 51 (15.36%) Azure
4 25 (7.53%) GCP
5 18 (5.42%) Amazon S3
5 18 (5.42%) SaaS
6 17 (5.12%) AWS Lambda
6 17 (5.12%) Serverless
7 15 (4.52%) Matillion
8 14 (4.22%) Amazon EMR
9 12 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (2.71%) PowerApps
11 8 (2.41%) Amazon SageMaker
12 7 (2.11%) GitHub
12 7 (2.11%) Power Automate
13 5 (1.51%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (1.51%) Amazon EKS
14 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.20%) Google Analytics
14 4 (1.20%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.81%) SSH
2 2 (0.60%) FTP
3 1 (0.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) RFID
3 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (26.81%) Power BI
2 85 (25.60%) Tableau
3 80 (24.10%) Data Warehouse
4 79 (23.80%) SQL Server
5 75 (22.59%) Big Data
6 53 (15.96%) Hadoop
7 41 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (8.73%) Snowflake Schema
10 27 (8.13%) NoSQL
11 24 (7.23%) Text Mining
12 20 (6.02%) Relational Database
13 17 (5.12%) Data Lake
14 16 (4.82%) Amazon Redshift
15 15 (4.52%) QlikView
16 14 (4.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
18 11 (3.31%) Looker
18 11 (3.31%) OLAP
19 10 (3.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.41%) Bitbucket
2 8 (2.41%) JIRA
3 2 (0.60%) ERwin
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 81 (24.40%) Finance
2 48 (14.46%) Marketing
3 21 (6.33%) Games
4 16 (4.82%) Law
5 12 (3.61%) Advertising
6 10 (3.01%) Retail
7 8 (2.41%) Legal
8 7 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.81%) Publishing
10 3 (0.90%) Banking
11 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.60%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 98 (29.52%) Data Scientist
2 78 (23.49%) Analyst
3 38 (11.45%) Data Analyst
4 37 (11.14%) Developer
5 36 (10.84%) Data Engineer
6 20 (6.02%) Architect
6 20 (6.02%) Data Architect
7 16 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 15 (4.52%) Senior Data Scientist
9 14 (4.22%) Analytics Manager
9 14 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 14 (4.22%) Consultant
10 13 (3.92%) Insight Analyst
11 12 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (3.31%) Data Consultant
13 10 (3.01%) Marketing Analyst
13 10 (3.01%) Marketing Data Analyst
13 10 (3.01%) Operations Analyst
14 9 (2.71%) Data Analytics Manager
14 9 (2.71%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.94%) Pandas
2 26 (7.83%) NumPy
3 22 (6.63%) TensorFlow
4 18 (5.42%) SciPy
5 17 (5.12%) Kafka
6 14 (4.22%) .NET
7 12 (3.61%) scikit-learn
8 11 (3.31%) JSON
9 10 (3.01%) Keras
9 10 (3.01%) Matplotlib
9 10 (3.01%) XML
10 9 (2.71%) HTML
11 8 (2.41%) Web Services
12 7 (2.11%) Seaborn
13 6 (1.81%) React
14 5 (1.51%) AngularJS
14 5 (1.51%) PyTorch
15 4 (1.20%) Node.js
15 4 (1.20%) Shiny
16 3 (0.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 115 (34.64%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (13.55%) Algorithms
3 39 (11.75%) Data Structures
4 14 (4.22%) Analytical Mindset
4 14 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.71%) Organisational Skills
7 8 (2.41%) Life Science
8 7 (2.11%) Equities
8 7 (2.11%) Hedge funds
8 7 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (2.11%) Mobile Games
8 7 (2.11%) Reference Data
9 6 (1.81%) Robotics
10 4 (1.20%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.20%) iPad
10 4 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.22%) Linux
2 6 (1.81%) Windows
2 6 (1.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (57.23%) Data Science
2 178 (53.61%) Analytics
3 146 (43.98%) Business Intelligence
4 140 (42.17%) Machine Learning
5 116 (34.94%) Data Modelling
6 112 (33.73%) ETL
7 110 (33.13%) Visualisation
8 90 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (26.81%) Computer Science
10 87 (26.20%) Data Analysis
11 77 (23.19%) Mathematics
11 77 (23.19%) Statistics
12 76 (22.89%) Problem-Solving
13 72 (21.69%) Data Visualisation
14 62 (18.67%) Artificial Intelligence
15 60 (18.07%) Decision-Making
16 56 (16.87%) Data Analytics
17 54 (16.27%) Statistical Analysis
18 37 (11.14%) Predictive Modelling
19 36 (10.84%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 219 (65.96%) SQL
2 193 (58.13%) Python
3 102 (30.72%) R
4 38 (11.45%) Java
5 21 (6.33%) C++
6 20 (6.02%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.42%) C
7 18 (5.42%) JavaScript
8 16 (4.82%) Perl
9 15 (4.52%) C#
9 15 (4.52%) VBA
10 12 (3.61%) MATLAB
11 11 (3.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 10 (3.01%) Scala
13 8 (2.41%) F#
14 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.20%) VB
15 3 (0.90%) Go
16 2 (0.60%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.30%) Julia
Qualifications
1 89 (26.81%) Degree
2 24 (7.23%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.02%) PhD
4 17 (5.12%) DV Cleared
5 16 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (4.82%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.11%) HND
6 7 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (1.81%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.04%) Data Quality
2 21 (6.33%) GDPR
3 18 (5.42%) QA
4 10 (3.01%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (1.51%) GRC
6 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (4.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (5.12%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.11%) Terraform
3 4 (1.20%) Argo
4 2 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 45 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.93%) Oracle
3 22 (6.63%) Google
4 17 (5.12%) Informatica
5 13 (3.92%) Databricks
6 11 (3.31%) Alteryx
6 11 (3.31%) SAP
7 9 (2.71%) Talend
8 8 (2.41%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.41%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.51%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.20%) Splunk
11 3 (0.90%) Facebook
11 3 (0.90%) IBM
11 3 (0.90%) New Relic
12 2 (0.60%) Adobe
12 2 (0.60%) Capita
12 2 (0.60%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.60%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com