Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 592 569 690
Rank change year-on-year -23 +121 -40
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 445 254 464
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.41% 1.30% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 274 225 359
10th Percentile £35,725 £30,500 £27,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £74,375 £78,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,125 £161,000 £87,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.88% -14.44%

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 31,597 19,478 40,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.07% 27.55% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21,164 15,995 33,502
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,375 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.84% +5.56% -

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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 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 -32 405 £52,500 -10.64% 37
London -51 231 £57,500 -14.81% 22
UK excluding London -54 184 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Work from Home -183 81 £50,000 -18.37% 9
Midlands -58 41 £52,500 +31.25% 3
South West -30 37 £47,500 +3.83% 2
North of England -56 36 £37,500 -23.08% 7
West Midlands -44 34 £52,500 +31.25% 1
East of England -7 27 £47,500 -7.32%
South East -82 24 £65,000 +62.50% 3
North West -42 14 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Yorkshire -43 13 £45,000 -2.17% 2
Northern Ireland -25 10 £75,000 +25.00% 8
North East -9 9 £35,000 -40.43% 1
Scotland -59 8 £49,675 -0.65% 1
East Midlands -51 7 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Wales -17 1 £52,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 283 (63.60%) SQL
2 247 (55.51%) Python
3 238 (53.48%) Data Science
4 203 (45.62%) Analytics
5 200 (44.94%) Analytical Skills
6 183 (41.12%) Machine Learning
7 167 (37.53%) Computer Science
8 166 (37.30%) Business Intelligence
9 155 (34.83%) Degree
9 155 (34.83%) Visualisation
10 137 (30.79%) Data Modelling
11 130 (29.21%) AWS
12 128 (28.76%) ETL
13 125 (28.09%) Mathematics
13 125 (28.09%) Power Platform
14 120 (26.97%) Data Analysis
15 117 (26.29%) Power BI
16 110 (24.72%) R
16 110 (24.72%) Data Visualisation
17 108 (24.27%) Algorithms
18 107 (24.04%) Statistics
18 107 (24.04%) Finance
19 106 (23.82%) Problem-Solving
20 104 (23.37%) Tableau
21 99 (22.25%) Social Skills
22 98 (22.02%) SQL Server
23 94 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
24 91 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
25 83 (18.65%) Microsoft
26 78 (17.53%) Azure

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 73 (16.40%) Apache Spark
2 19 (4.27%) SAS
3 17 (3.82%) Jupyter
3 17 (3.82%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (3.15%) Apache Airflow
6 9 (2.02%) Confluence
7 4 (0.90%) Apache
7 4 (0.90%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.90%) CMS
8 2 (0.45%) WordPress
9 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 64 (14.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 16 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.12%) SPSS
6 3 (0.67%) Weka
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.67%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.45%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.45%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.45%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 130 (29.21%) AWS
2 125 (28.09%) Power Platform
3 78 (17.53%) Azure
4 38 (8.54%) GCP
5 31 (6.97%) Snowflake
6 29 (6.52%) Amazon SageMaker
7 21 (4.72%) Amazon S3
7 21 (4.72%) SaaS
8 20 (4.49%) Serverless
9 19 (4.27%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (3.60%) npm
11 15 (3.37%) Matillion
12 14 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
14 8 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (1.80%) PowerApps
15 7 (1.57%) Azure Data Factory
15 7 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (1.57%) Power Automate
16 5 (1.12%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.70%) Broadband
2 6 (1.35%) SSH
3 2 (0.45%) FTP
4 1 (0.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (26.29%) Power BI
2 104 (23.37%) Tableau
3 98 (22.02%) SQL Server
4 91 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
5 76 (17.08%) Big Data
6 63 (14.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 57 (12.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 52 (11.69%) Hadoop
9 39 (8.76%) Relational Database
10 38 (8.54%) NoSQL
11 36 (8.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (4.27%) QlikView
14 18 (4.04%) Apache Hive
15 15 (3.37%) KNIME
15 15 (3.37%) Metadata
15 15 (3.37%) MongoDB
15 15 (3.37%) MySQL
16 14 (3.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 14 (3.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.42%) JIRA
3 16 (3.60%) webpack
4 15 (3.37%) Bitbucket
5 7 (1.57%) ERwin
6 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.45%) Maven
7 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.22%) CircleCI
General
1 200 (44.94%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (24.04%) Finance
3 99 (22.25%) Social Skills
4 71 (15.96%) Marketing
5 26 (5.84%) Law
6 25 (5.62%) Advertising
6 25 (5.62%) Retail
7 19 (4.27%) Presentation Skills
8 18 (4.04%) Banking
9 15 (3.37%) Front Office
9 15 (3.37%) Games
9 15 (3.37%) Organisational Skills
10 11 (2.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 10 (2.25%) Legal
12 8 (1.80%) Telecoms
13 7 (1.57%) Manufacturing
14 6 (1.35%) Publishing
15 4 (0.90%) Local Government
15 4 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 106 (23.82%) Data Scientist
2 94 (21.12%) Analyst
3 66 (14.83%) Developer
4 55 (12.36%) Data Analyst
5 53 (11.91%) Data Engineer
6 28 (6.29%) Architect
6 28 (6.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 26 (5.84%) Senior Data Scientist
8 25 (5.62%) Data Architect
9 18 (4.04%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 17 (3.82%) Big Data Engineer
10 17 (3.82%) Insight Analyst
11 16 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 12 (2.70%) Analytics Manager
13 12 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (2.47%) Power BI Developer
15 10 (2.25%) Marketing Data Analyst
15 10 (2.25%) Operations Analyst
15 10 (2.25%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.24%) Kafka
2 45 (10.11%) TensorFlow
3 38 (8.54%) Pandas
4 36 (8.09%) NumPy
5 32 (7.19%) scikit-learn
6 30 (6.74%) Node.js
7 28 (6.29%) Keras
8 20 (4.49%) AngularJS
9 19 (4.27%) React
10 17 (3.82%) SciPy
11 16 (3.60%) .NET
11 16 (3.60%) HTML
11 16 (3.60%) HTML5
11 16 (3.60%) jQuery
11 16 (3.60%) Vue.js
11 16 (3.60%) Web Services
12 13 (2.92%) Chainer
12 13 (2.92%) Matplotlib
12 13 (2.92%) Theano
12 13 (2.92%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 108 (24.27%) Algorithms
2 54 (12.13%) Data Structures
3 27 (6.07%) User Experience
4 23 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.60%) Legacy Systems
6 15 (3.37%) Life Science
7 13 (2.92%) Analytical Mindset
8 12 (2.70%) Social Media
9 11 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.25%) Smart City
10 10 (2.25%) Tandem
11 8 (1.80%) Smartphone
12 7 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.57%) Equities
12 7 (1.57%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.57%) Robotics
13 5 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (1.12%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.42%) Linux
2 9 (2.02%) Windows
3 8 (1.80%) Unix
4 7 (1.57%) Solaris
5 2 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (53.48%) Data Science
2 203 (45.62%) Analytics
3 183 (41.12%) Machine Learning
4 167 (37.53%) Computer Science
5 166 (37.30%) Business Intelligence
6 155 (34.83%) Visualisation
7 137 (30.79%) Data Modelling
8 128 (28.76%) ETL
9 125 (28.09%) Mathematics
10 120 (26.97%) Data Analysis
11 110 (24.72%) Data Visualisation
12 107 (24.04%) Statistics
13 106 (23.82%) Problem-Solving
14 94 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
15 63 (14.16%) Statistical Analysis
16 62 (13.93%) Artificial Intelligence
16 62 (13.93%) Decision-Making
16 62 (13.93%) Natural Language Processing
17 61 (13.71%) Predictive Modelling
18 50 (11.24%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 283 (63.60%) SQL
2 247 (55.51%) Python
3 110 (24.72%) R
4 74 (16.63%) Java
5 38 (8.54%) C++
6 36 (8.09%) C
6 36 (8.09%) JavaScript
7 32 (7.19%) VBA
8 30 (6.74%) T-SQL
9 29 (6.52%) MATLAB
10 24 (5.39%) Scala
11 20 (4.49%) TypeScript
12 17 (3.82%) Perl
13 16 (3.60%) ES6
14 14 (3.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 12 (2.70%) PowerShell
16 10 (2.25%) C#
16 10 (2.25%) PHP
17 7 (1.57%) PHP 7
18 4 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 155 (34.83%) Degree
2 46 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (8.09%) PhD
4 21 (4.72%) Numerate Degree
5 19 (4.27%) Security Cleared
6 18 (4.04%) Master's Degree
7 15 (3.37%) SC Cleared
8 14 (3.15%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.90%) HND
9 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (14.38%) Data Quality
2 43 (9.66%) GDPR
3 17 (3.82%) QA
4 14 (3.15%) Actionable Recommendations
5 7 (1.57%) Accessibility
6 5 (1.12%) GRC
7 1 (0.22%) NIST
7 1 (0.22%) NIST 800
System Software
1 22 (4.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Firmware
2 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (4.27%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (1.12%) Terraform
3 4 (0.90%) Argo
4 1 (0.22%) Ansible
4 1 (0.22%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 83 (18.65%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.31%) Google
3 22 (4.94%) Databricks
3 22 (4.94%) Informatica
4 21 (4.72%) Oracle
5 16 (3.60%) Alteryx
6 15 (3.37%) Atlassian
6 15 (3.37%) IBM
7 13 (2.92%) Facebook
7 13 (2.92%) Splunk
8 11 (2.47%) GoldenSource
9 10 (2.25%) Teradata
10 8 (1.80%) SAP
10 8 (1.80%) Twitter
10 8 (1.80%) YouTube
11 7 (1.57%) New Relic
12 5 (1.12%) Adobe
12 5 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (1.12%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.67%) Minitab