Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Modelling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Modelling over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Modelling
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 126 162
Rank change year-on-year -11 +36 +14
Permanent jobs citing Data Modelling 2,901 1,753 3,299
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.57% 2.54% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.74% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,047 1,388 2,612
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £38,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,625
90th Percentile £92,800 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,470 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.06% +4.94% -

Data Modelling is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 105,854 64,027 133,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.76% 92.78% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72,195 51,873 106,459
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Data Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Modelling as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Modelling in the UK

Data Modelling
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Modelling.

Salary trend for Data Modelling in the UK

Data Modelling
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Modelling over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Modelling in the UK

Data Modelling
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 Modelling within the UK over the 6 months to 29 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 -14 2,527 £60,000 - 486
London -19 1,370 £67,500 -3.57% 241
UK excluding London +1 1,277 £52,500 +0.06% 260
Work from Home -30 609 £62,500 +4.17% 81
North of England +21 315 £55,000 +11.68% 74
Midlands -6 264 £50,000 -1.96% 61
South East -74 263 £52,500 -8.70% 53
West Midlands +11 193 £52,500 +2.94% 44
Yorkshire +17 163 £57,500 +27.78% 26
South West -15 163 £47,500 +3.26% 15
North West -19 134 £54,500 +9.00% 43
Scotland +2 130 £55,000 +22.22% 12
East of England 0 100 £60,000 -7.69% 39
East Midlands -29 70 £50,000 - 16
Wales -6 46 £47,500 - 6
North East -15 18 £44,000 +1.15% 5
Northern Ireland -35 6 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT jobs citing Data Modelling 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 Modelling.

1 1,622 (55.91%) SQL
2 1,226 (42.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1,060 (36.54%) Analytics
4 1,016 (35.02%) Data Warehouse
5 937 (32.30%) Azure
6 916 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 844 (29.09%) Python
8 836 (28.82%) ETL
9 814 (28.06%) Power Platform
10 794 (27.37%) Power BI
11 720 (24.82%) AWS
12 689 (23.75%) Social Skills
13 686 (23.65%) Finance
14 612 (21.10%) Visualisation
15 549 (18.92%) SQL Server
16 546 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
17 537 (18.51%) Microsoft
18 462 (15.93%) Data Management
19 457 (15.75%) Data Science
20 443 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
21 435 (14.99%) Degree
22 426 (14.68%) Data Architecture
23 425 (14.65%) Big Data
24 424 (14.62%) Tableau
25 414 (14.27%) Data Quality
26 413 (14.24%) Data Analysis
26 413 (14.24%) DevOps
27 404 (13.93%) Java
28 403 (13.89%) Data Lake
29 358 (12.34%) Data Pipeline

Data Modelling
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
1 271 (9.34%) Apache Spark
2 156 (5.38%) Apache
3 101 (3.48%) Apache Airflow
4 80 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
5 66 (2.28%) Confluence
6 54 (1.86%) SharePoint
7 36 (1.24%) SAS
8 11 (0.38%) Apache Synapse
8 11 (0.38%) Jupyter
9 8 (0.28%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.21%) CMS
11 5 (0.17%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.17%) nginx
12 4 (0.14%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.14%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.14%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.10%) Appian
13 3 (0.10%) Luigi
13 3 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.069%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 187 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 73 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.17%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.14%) SAP ERP
3 22 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
4 18 (0.62%) SAP BPC
5 17 (0.59%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 12 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
7 7 (0.24%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.14%) Summit
10 3 (0.10%) Elite 3E
10 3 (0.10%) Magento
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle Payroll
11 2 (0.069%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.069%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.069%) Oracle Retail
11 2 (0.069%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 937 (32.30%) Azure
2 814 (28.06%) Power Platform
3 720 (24.82%) AWS
4 290 (10.00%) GCP
5 273 (9.41%) Azure Data Factory
6 200 (6.89%) Serverless
7 169 (5.83%) Snowflake
8 155 (5.34%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 132 (4.55%) SaaS
10 125 (4.31%) Amazon S3
11 94 (3.24%) AWS Lambda
12 89 (3.07%) GitHub
13 58 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
14 53 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
15 50 (1.72%) dbt
16 46 (1.59%) PaaS
17 45 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
18 41 (1.41%) Microsoft 365
19 40 (1.38%) Amazon EMR
20 38 (1.31%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.07%) Internet
2 18 (0.62%) FTP
2 18 (0.62%) HTTP
3 15 (0.52%) Broadband
4 14 (0.48%) SSL
5 9 (0.31%) AMQP
6 8 (0.28%) Intranet
6 8 (0.28%) SSH
7 7 (0.24%) Extranet
7 7 (0.24%) Firewall
8 5 (0.17%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.14%) BGP
9 4 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.14%) MPLS
9 4 (0.14%) OSPF
9 4 (0.14%) SD-WAN
9 4 (0.14%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (0.14%) VLAN
9 4 (0.14%) VPN
9 4 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,016 (35.02%) Data Warehouse
2 794 (27.37%) Power BI
3 549 (18.92%) SQL Server
4 425 (14.65%) Big Data
5 424 (14.62%) Tableau
6 403 (13.89%) Data Lake
7 330 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 300 (10.34%) NoSQL
9 280 (9.65%) Relational Database
10 267 (9.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 254 (8.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 220 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
13 200 (6.89%) Hadoop
14 195 (6.72%) Metadata
15 187 (6.45%) MySQL
16 158 (5.45%) Amazon Redshift
17 144 (4.96%) MongoDB
18 135 (4.65%) Data Mining
19 107 (3.69%) Azure SQL Database
20 104 (3.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 193 (6.65%) Git (software)
2 160 (5.52%) JIRA
3 89 (3.07%) Jenkins
4 51 (1.76%) ERwin
5 40 (1.38%) Visual Studio
6 39 (1.34%) Bitbucket
7 32 (1.10%) JUnit
7 32 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (0.93%) ER Studio
9 26 (0.90%) TeamCity
10 21 (0.72%) Maven
11 19 (0.65%) Mockito
12 18 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 16 (0.55%) GitLab
14 14 (0.48%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.48%) Postman
14 14 (0.48%) Subversion
15 13 (0.45%) PowerDesigner
16 11 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 689 (23.75%) Social Skills
2 686 (23.65%) Finance
3 546 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
4 145 (5.00%) Retail
5 113 (3.90%) Marketing
6 109 (3.76%) Presentation Skills
7 108 (3.72%) Banking
8 89 (3.07%) Public Sector
9 79 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 63 (2.17%) Law
11 60 (2.07%) Games
11 60 (2.07%) Legal
12 59 (2.03%) Manufacturing
13 50 (1.72%) Advertising
14 43 (1.48%) Telecoms
15 40 (1.38%) Publishing
16 35 (1.21%) Financial Institution
17 33 (1.14%) Billing
18 31 (1.07%) Influencing Skills
19 29 (1.00%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 568 (19.58%) Data Engineer
2 557 (19.20%) Developer
3 490 (16.89%) Analyst
4 480 (16.55%) Architect
5 355 (12.24%) Data Architect
6 201 (6.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 199 (6.86%) Data Analyst
8 164 (5.65%) Business Analyst
9 144 (4.96%) Consultant
10 129 (4.45%) Senior Data Engineer
11 120 (4.14%) Software Engineer
12 118 (4.07%) Azure Engineer
13 90 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
14 72 (2.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 64 (2.21%) Data Scientist
16 63 (2.17%) Data Manager
17 60 (2.07%) SQL Developer
18 59 (2.03%) Senior Developer
19 55 (1.90%) Azure Architect
19 55 (1.90%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (7.86%) .NET
2 227 (7.82%) Kafka
3 148 (5.10%) REST
4 116 (4.00%) Web Services
5 113 (3.90%) HTML
6 111 (3.83%) React
7 106 (3.65%) JSON
8 101 (3.48%) Spring
8 101 (3.48%) XML
9 84 (2.90%) Node.js
10 80 (2.76%) CSS
11 75 (2.59%) AngularJS
12 65 (2.24%) RESTful
13 60 (2.07%) PySpark
14 55 (1.90%) Spring Boot
15 46 (1.59%) .NET Framework
15 46 (1.59%) GraphQL
16 45 (1.55%) NumPy
17 40 (1.38%) ASP.NET
17 40 (1.38%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 175 (6.03%) Data Structures
2 148 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 108 (3.72%) User Experience
4 106 (3.65%) Algorithms
5 72 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
6 71 (2.45%) Life Science
7 70 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
8 66 (2.28%) Reference Data
9 61 (2.10%) Cloud Native
10 46 (1.59%) Public Cloud
11 39 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 36 (1.24%) Legacy Systems
13 33 (1.14%) Reinsurance
14 32 (1.10%) Virtual Team
15 29 (1.00%) Mobile App
16 28 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
16 28 (0.97%) iPhone
16 28 (0.97%) SWIFT
17 27 (0.93%) NHS
18 23 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 138 (4.76%) Linux
2 75 (2.59%) Windows
3 62 (2.14%) Unix
4 17 (0.59%) Android
5 15 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.24%) Debian
8 7 (0.24%) Solaris
9 5 (0.17%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.069%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.034%) AIX
11 1 (0.034%) HPUX
11 1 (0.034%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,226 (42.26%) Business Intelligence
2 1,060 (36.54%) Analytics
3 916 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 836 (28.82%) ETL
5 612 (21.10%) Visualisation
6 462 (15.93%) Data Management
7 457 (15.75%) Data Science
8 443 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
9 426 (14.68%) Data Architecture
10 413 (14.24%) Data Analysis
10 413 (14.24%) DevOps
11 358 (12.34%) Data Pipeline
12 342 (11.79%) Data Engineering
13 337 (11.62%) Data Visualisation
14 323 (11.13%) Data Governance
15 309 (10.65%) Machine Learning
16 305 (10.51%) Software Engineering
17 299 (10.31%) Computer Science
18 272 (9.38%) Scrum
19 262 (9.03%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,622 (55.91%) SQL
2 844 (29.09%) Python
3 404 (13.93%) Java
4 231 (7.96%) C#
5 228 (7.86%) JavaScript
6 216 (7.45%) R
7 208 (7.17%) T-SQL
8 124 (4.27%) Scala
9 116 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 84 (2.90%) TypeScript
11 79 (2.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 61 (2.10%) PL/SQL
13 41 (1.41%) Java 8
13 41 (1.41%) VBA
14 39 (1.34%) Go
15 35 (1.21%) C
16 31 (1.07%) Kotlin
17 30 (1.03%) C++
18 27 (0.93%) PHP
19 24 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 435 (14.99%) Degree
2 132 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 105 (3.62%) Security Cleared
4 79 (2.72%) SC Cleared
5 40 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
6 39 (1.34%) Master's Degree
7 14 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.41%) ISEB
9 10 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.31%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.24%) PhD
12 5 (0.17%) CISSP
13 4 (0.14%) ACCA
13 4 (0.14%) CEH
13 4 (0.14%) CIMA
13 4 (0.14%) CISM
13 4 (0.14%) CITP
13 4 (0.14%) GSEC
13 4 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 414 (14.27%) Data Quality
2 131 (4.52%) GDPR
3 124 (4.27%) QA
4 20 (0.69%) Accessibility
5 19 (0.65%) CDISC
6 14 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
7 9 (0.31%) PMO
8 8 (0.28%) Good Clinical Practice
8 8 (0.28%) MiFID
9 7 (0.24%) SLA
9 7 (0.24%) WAI
10 6 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.14%) OASIS TOSCA
11 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.10%) EMIR
12 3 (0.10%) HL7
12 3 (0.10%) NCSC
12 3 (0.10%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.069%) COBIT
System Software
1 239 (8.24%) Docker
2 25 (0.86%) ISA Server
3 20 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 19 (0.65%) HDFS
5 9 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.28%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (0.17%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.14%) KVM
10 3 (0.10%) Firmware
10 3 (0.10%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.034%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.034%) vSphere
11 1 (0.034%) Xen
Systems Management
1 234 (8.07%) Kubernetes
2 52 (1.79%) Ansible
3 45 (1.55%) Terraform
4 20 (0.69%) Prometheus
5 18 (0.62%) Grafana
6 13 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
8 11 (0.38%) Mesos
9 7 (0.24%) Ambari
9 7 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.17%) Istio
10 5 (0.17%) linkerd
11 4 (0.14%) Puppet
11 4 (0.14%) QRadar
11 4 (0.14%) Rancher
11 4 (0.14%) Rsyslog
11 4 (0.14%) Salt
11 4 (0.14%) SCCM
11 4 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.10%) Kibana
Vendors
1 537 (18.51%) Microsoft
2 265 (9.13%) Databricks
3 255 (8.79%) Oracle
4 169 (5.83%) SAP
5 155 (5.34%) Google
6 133 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
7 85 (2.93%) Alteryx
8 79 (2.72%) Informatica
9 53 (1.83%) IBM
10 39 (1.34%) Teradata
11 37 (1.28%) Talend
12 33 (1.14%) Cognos
13 30 (1.03%) Red Hat
14 27 (0.93%) Splunk
15 25 (0.86%) Facebook
15 25 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
16 23 (0.79%) MuleSoft
17 22 (0.76%) ServiceNow
18 20 (0.69%) Atlassian
18 20 (0.69%) Cloudera