Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 533 528
Rank change year-on-year -30 -5 +67
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 787 910 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.47% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.48% 1.60% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 616 768 854
UK median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 53272 56785 68769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.50% 29.62% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 43787 48331 58015
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 October 2017.

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 18 October 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 -25 698 £55,000 +10.00% 69
UK excluding London +65 461 £45,000 +5.88% 46
London -101 310 £62,500 +4.17% 28
North of England +14 119 £42,500 +6.25% 18
South East +21 111 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Scotland +27 71 £32,000 -34.36% 3
South West +37 64 £55,000 +50.68% 5
Yorkshire +55 60 £42,500 +13.33% 11
North West -43 55 £40,000 - 6
East of England +25 46 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Midlands +42 44 £35,000 -22.22% 2
East Midlands +62 28 £35,500 -15.98% 1
West Midlands +20 16 £33,500 -29.47% 1
Wales +13 6 £51,100 +20.24% 2
North East +20 4 £42,500 +41.67% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 449 (57.05%) SQL
2 342 (43.46%) Analytics
3 287 (36.47%) Business Intelligence
4 280 (35.58%) Analytical Skills
5 277 (35.20%) Finance
6 272 (34.56%) Python
7 270 (34.31%) Machine Learning
8 223 (28.34%) Big Data
9 212 (26.94%) Degree
10 195 (24.78%) Algorithms
11 187 (23.76%) SAS
12 185 (23.51%) Data Warehouse
13 179 (22.74%) Data Modelling
14 175 (22.24%) R
15 159 (20.20%) Computer Science
16 151 (19.19%) Statistics
17 150 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
18 147 (18.68%) Hadoop
19 146 (18.55%) Mathematics
20 144 (18.30%) ETL
21 143 (18.17%) Java
22 139 (17.66%) Data Analysis
23 137 (17.41%) Marketing
24 134 (17.03%) Data Management
25 128 (16.26%) Visualisation
26 121 (15.37%) Microsoft
27 116 (14.74%) SQL Server
28 114 (14.49%) Tableau
29 113 (14.36%) PhD
30 112 (14.23%) Apache Spark

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
1 187 (23.76%) SAS
2 112 (14.23%) Apache Spark
3 30 (3.81%) Apache Pig
4 17 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.52%) Apache
7 10 (1.27%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.14%) JBoss
8 9 (1.14%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.89%) Confluence
10 5 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.64%) CMS
10 5 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.51%) Gentran
12 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.25%) Jupyter
14 1 (0.13%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.13%) IPython
14 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 106 (13.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 78 (9.91%) SPSS
3 21 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (1.27%) SPSS Modeler
6 8 (1.02%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.64%) Stata
9 4 (0.51%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (0.89%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.51%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.51%) FastStats
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle FAH
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (4.83%) Google Analytics
3 37 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.02%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
6 6 (0.76%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 6 (0.76%) GitHub
7 5 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.51%) AdWords
8 4 (0.51%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (0.38%) PaaS
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.25%) Responsys
11 1 (0.13%) Serverless
11 1 (0.13%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.40%) Internet
2 4 (0.51%) FTP
2 4 (0.51%) HTTP
3 3 (0.38%) SMS
4 2 (0.25%) 3G
4 2 (0.25%) Extranet
5 1 (0.13%) Firewall
5 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (28.34%) Big Data
2 185 (23.51%) Data Warehouse
3 147 (18.68%) Hadoop
4 116 (14.74%) SQL Server
5 88 (11.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 87 (11.05%) Relational Database
7 75 (9.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 74 (9.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 60 (7.62%) NoSQL
10 57 (7.24%) Text Mining
11 55 (6.99%) Apache Hive
11 55 (6.99%) BusinessObjects
12 45 (5.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 45 (5.72%) Power BI
13 34 (4.32%) MongoDB
13 34 (4.32%) QlikView
14 29 (3.68%) MS Access
15 24 (3.05%) HBase
15 24 (3.05%) OLAP
16 21 (2.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (0.89%) Travis CI
4 6 (0.76%) JIRA
4 6 (0.76%) Maven
5 5 (0.64%) JUnit
6 4 (0.51%) RStudio
6 4 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.38%) Ant
7 3 (0.38%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.38%) ERwin
7 3 (0.38%) Gradle
7 3 (0.38%) MagicDraw
8 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.25%) JBehave
8 2 (0.25%) Mockito
8 2 (0.25%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 277 (35.20%) Finance
2 137 (17.41%) Marketing
3 97 (12.33%) Retail
4 70 (8.89%) Banking
5 50 (6.35%) Retail Banking
6 46 (5.84%) Telecoms
7 36 (4.57%) Manufacturing
8 31 (3.94%) Electronics
9 18 (2.29%) Legal
10 17 (2.16%) Investment Banking
11 16 (2.03%) Games
12 14 (1.78%) Advertising
13 8 (1.02%) Automotive
13 8 (1.02%) Publishing
14 6 (0.76%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.76%) French Language
14 6 (0.76%) German Language
14 6 (0.76%) Italian Language
14 6 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
14 6 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 224 (28.46%) Analyst
2 185 (23.51%) Data Scientist
3 131 (16.65%) Developer
4 100 (12.71%) Data Analyst
5 47 (5.97%) SQL Analyst
6 43 (5.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 40 (5.08%) Business Analyst
8 36 (4.57%) SQL Developer
9 34 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 33 (4.19%) Consultant
11 31 (3.94%) SQL Data Analyst
12 29 (3.68%) Machine Learning Researcher
12 29 (3.68%) Senior Data Scientist
13 26 (3.30%) Software Engineer
13 26 (3.30%) Technical Analyst
14 24 (3.05%) Data Engineer
15 22 (2.80%) Architect
15 22 (2.80%) Insight Analyst
15 22 (2.80%) Technical Business Analyst
16 20 (2.54%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (7.75%) Natural Language Processing
2 48 (6.10%) Web Services
3 47 (5.97%) .NET
4 38 (4.83%) HTML
5 37 (4.70%) XML
6 20 (2.54%) AngularJS
6 20 (2.54%) Kafka
7 19 (2.41%) scikit-learn
7 19 (2.41%) Spring
8 17 (2.16%) D3.js
9 16 (2.03%) CSS
9 16 (2.03%) Pandas
10 15 (1.91%) HTML5
11 14 (1.78%) TensorFlow
12 13 (1.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 13 (1.65%) MDX
13 12 (1.52%) OpenCV
14 10 (1.27%) REST
15 9 (1.14%) Lucene
15 9 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 280 (35.58%) Analytical Skills
2 195 (24.78%) Algorithms
3 159 (20.20%) Computer Science
4 43 (5.46%) Data Structures
5 39 (4.96%) Management Information System
6 37 (4.70%) Mobile App
7 18 (2.29%) Virtual Team
8 17 (2.16%) User Experience
9 15 (1.91%) Robotics
10 11 (1.40%) Blog
10 11 (1.40%) Fintech
11 10 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.02%) Equities
12 8 (1.02%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.02%) Life Science
12 8 (1.02%) Social Media
13 7 (0.89%) Minimum Viable Product
14 6 (0.76%) Cloud Native
14 6 (0.76%) Reference Data
14 6 (0.76%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 72 (9.15%) Linux
2 24 (3.05%) Unix
3 20 (2.54%) Windows
4 6 (0.76%) Android
4 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (43.46%) Analytics
2 287 (36.47%) Business Intelligence
3 270 (34.31%) Machine Learning
4 179 (22.74%) Data Modelling
5 151 (19.19%) Statistics
6 150 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
7 146 (18.55%) Mathematics
8 144 (18.30%) ETL
9 139 (17.66%) Data Analysis
10 134 (17.03%) Data Management
11 128 (16.26%) Visualisation
12 104 (13.21%) Data Analytics
13 89 (11.31%) Data Visualisation
14 88 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 88 (11.18%) Statistical Modelling
15 76 (9.66%) Predictive Modelling
16 69 (8.77%) Statistical Analysis
17 58 (7.37%) Software Engineering
18 50 (6.35%) Predictive Analytics
19 44 (5.59%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 449 (57.05%) SQL
2 272 (34.56%) Python
3 175 (22.24%) R
4 143 (18.17%) Java
5 84 (10.67%) C++
6 63 (8.01%) Scala
7 60 (7.62%) T-SQL
8 57 (7.24%) VBA
9 54 (6.86%) JavaScript
10 47 (5.97%) C#
10 47 (5.97%) Shell Script
11 44 (5.59%) C
12 42 (5.34%) MATLAB
13 39 (4.96%) Ruby
14 33 (4.19%) Perl
15 26 (3.30%) VB
16 17 (2.16%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.52%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 6 (0.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 212 (26.94%) Degree
2 113 (14.36%) PhD
3 54 (6.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (4.07%) Numerate Degree
5 17 (2.16%) Master's Degree
6 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.14%) Postgraduate
7 9 (1.14%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.02%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.38%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.25%) ACCA
10 2 (0.25%) CIMA
10 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.25%) MCP
10 2 (0.25%) MCSA
11 1 (0.13%) APMP
11 1 (0.13%) CCNA
11 1 (0.13%) MBA
11 1 (0.13%) OCP
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.97%) Data Quality
2 32 (4.07%) QA
3 7 (0.89%) SLA
4 5 (0.64%) GDPR
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.25%) PMO
6 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.13%) FISMA
6 1 (0.13%) IFRS
6 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (1.65%) Apache Flume
2 10 (1.27%) Docker
3 9 (1.14%) HDFS
4 6 (0.76%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (1.40%) Puppet
2 10 (1.27%) Cobbler
3 5 (0.64%) Mesos
4 2 (0.25%) Oozie
5 1 (0.13%) Kibana
5 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 121 (15.37%) Microsoft
2 114 (14.49%) Tableau
3 73 (9.28%) Oracle
4 52 (6.61%) SAP
5 49 (6.23%) Google
6 37 (4.70%) Teradata
7 29 (3.68%) IBM
8 16 (2.03%) Cloudera
8 16 (2.03%) Cognos
9 13 (1.65%) Adobe
9 13 (1.65%) Informatica
9 13 (1.65%) Intel
10 12 (1.52%) TIBCO
11 11 (1.40%) Hortonworks
11 11 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
12 9 (1.14%) Splunk
13 8 (1.02%) MapR
14 7 (0.89%) Alteryx
14 7 (0.89%) Hyperion
14 7 (0.89%) Talend