Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Strategy over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Strategy
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 708 732 729
Rank change year-on-year +24 -3 +46
Permanent jobs citing Data Strategy 449 529 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 372 457 420
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £42,050 £41,250 £44,750
90th Percentile £93,625 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,138 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.87% +1.67% +20.00%

Data Strategy 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 144,803 164,913 169,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.59% 91.90% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 114,496 131,060 140,287
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,418 £27,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

Data Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Strategy in the UK

Data Strategy
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Strategy.

Salary trend for Data Strategy in the UK

Data Strategy
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Strategy over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Strategy in the UK

Data Strategy
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 Strategy within the UK over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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 +11 431 £65,000 - 63
UK excluding London +32 252 £62,138 +1.87% 29
London +9 193 £65,000 -3.70% 36
South East +22 94 £67,500 +3.85% 7
North of England -11 67 £55,000 -15.38% 7
North West +21 45 £57,500 -23.33% 5
South West +14 38 £62,138 +3.56% 8
Midlands +34 36 £59,500 +40.00% 4
West Midlands +43 26 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Yorkshire 0 16 £45,000 -14.29% 2
East Midlands +17 10 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Scotland +6 10 £52,250 -15.73% 1
Wales +10 7 £54,500 +44.47% 1
North East +2 6 £66,250 +16.23%
East of England +37 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Data Strategy 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 Strategy.

1 177 (39.42%) Analytics
2 159 (35.41%) Business Intelligence
3 150 (33.41%) SQL
4 135 (30.07%) Data Warehouse
5 134 (29.84%) Finance
6 122 (27.17%) Data Modelling
7 121 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
8 110 (24.50%) Data Governance
9 101 (22.49%) Data Architecture
10 99 (22.05%) Big Data
11 93 (20.71%) Data Quality
12 89 (19.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 88 (19.60%) ETL
14 84 (18.71%) SQL Server
15 80 (17.82%) Project Management
16 75 (16.70%) Degree
16 75 (16.70%) Analytical Skills
17 74 (16.48%) Python
18 72 (16.04%) Microsoft
18 72 (16.04%) Data Lake
19 71 (15.81%) Data Management
20 68 (15.14%) Data Science
21 61 (13.59%) Data Analysis
21 61 (13.59%) Oracle
22 60 (13.36%) Marketing
23 56 (12.47%) R
23 56 (12.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 54 (12.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 51 (11.36%) T-SQL
26 47 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement

Data Strategy
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 33 (7.35%) Apache Spark
2 28 (6.24%) SAS
3 7 (1.56%) Apache
4 4 (0.89%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.67%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.45%) CMS
6 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.45%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.22%) Confluence
7 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (4.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.89%) SPSS
6 2 (0.45%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 15 (3.34%) Unit4 Business World
2 13 (2.90%) NetSuite
3 11 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (2.45%) Dynamics GP
3 11 (2.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (2.45%) Infor SunSystems
4 10 (2.23%) Markit EDM
5 8 (1.78%) Raiser's Edge
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.45%) FastStats
6 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.45%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.45%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.45%) Unica
7 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.22%) PolarLake
7 1 (0.22%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (6.01%) PaaS
3 18 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (4.01%) SaaS
4 10 (2.23%) Data Lake Analytics
4 10 (2.23%) IaaS
5 8 (1.78%) BPaaS
6 7 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.34%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (0.67%) Serverless
10 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.45%) Boomi
10 2 (0.45%) Force.com
10 2 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.67%) Broadband
2 2 (0.45%) Internet
2 2 (0.45%) SSH
2 2 (0.45%) Wireless
3 1 (0.22%) Firewall
3 1 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (30.07%) Data Warehouse
2 99 (22.05%) Big Data
3 84 (18.71%) SQL Server
4 72 (16.04%) Data Lake
5 56 (12.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 54 (12.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 43 (9.58%) Hadoop
8 39 (8.69%) Power BI
9 32 (7.13%) NoSQL
10 29 (6.46%) Relational Database
11 25 (5.57%) Apache Hive
11 25 (5.57%) DataStage
11 25 (5.57%) MySQL
12 22 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (3.34%) MongoDB
14 13 (2.90%) RDBMS
15 10 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (2.23%) HDInsight
16 9 (2.00%) Cosmos DB
16 9 (2.00%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 27 (6.01%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.90%) ERwin
3 11 (2.45%) JIRA
4 10 (2.23%) ER Studio
5 4 (0.89%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 134 (29.84%) Finance
2 60 (13.36%) Marketing
3 44 (9.80%) Retail
4 41 (9.13%) Banking
5 11 (2.45%) Legal
6 10 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.00%) Automotive
8 8 (1.78%) French Language
8 8 (1.78%) Publishing
9 7 (1.56%) Arabic Language
9 7 (1.56%) Portuguese Language
9 7 (1.56%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.89%) Front Office
12 3 (0.67%) Law
13 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.45%) Local Government
13 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 146 (32.52%) Architect
2 120 (26.73%) Data Architect
3 44 (9.80%) Analyst
4 43 (9.58%) Data Manager
5 38 (8.46%) Developer
6 32 (7.13%) Data Analyst
7 30 (6.68%) Solutions Architect
8 29 (6.46%) Project Manager
9 20 (4.45%) SQL Developer
10 19 (4.23%) Senior Manager
11 18 (4.01%) Senior Architect
11 18 (4.01%) Senior Project Manager
12 17 (3.79%) Data Engineer
12 17 (3.79%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 17 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (3.56%) Enterprise Architect
14 15 (3.34%) Data Governance Analyst
14 15 (3.34%) Data Governance Manager
14 15 (3.34%) Governance Manager
14 15 (3.34%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.57%) .NET
2 19 (4.23%) .NET Framework
3 18 (4.01%) Kafka
4 10 (2.23%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.00%) HTML
5 9 (2.00%) MDX
6 5 (1.11%) XML
7 3 (0.67%) JSON
7 3 (0.67%) Web Services
8 2 (0.45%) D3.js
8 2 (0.45%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.45%) Spring
8 2 (0.45%) XSD
9 1 (0.22%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.22%) COM
9 1 (0.22%) CSS
9 1 (0.22%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.22%) J2EE
9 1 (0.22%) JDBC
9 1 (0.22%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 75 (16.70%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.90%) Fixed Income
4 12 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.45%) Derivative
5 11 (2.45%) Equities
6 10 (2.23%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.23%) Life Science
7 9 (2.00%) Fintech
7 9 (2.00%) Reference Data
8 8 (1.78%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.78%) Robotics
8 8 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.11%) User Experience
9 5 (1.11%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.89%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.89%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.45%) Windows
2 4 (0.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (39.42%) Analytics
2 159 (35.41%) Business Intelligence
3 122 (27.17%) Data Modelling
4 121 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (24.50%) Data Governance
6 101 (22.49%) Data Architecture
7 89 (19.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 88 (19.60%) ETL
9 80 (17.82%) Project Management
10 71 (15.81%) Data Management
11 68 (15.14%) Data Science
12 61 (13.59%) Data Analysis
13 47 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 47 (10.47%) Visualisation
14 45 (10.02%) CRM
15 44 (9.80%) Master Data Management
15 44 (9.80%) TOGAF
16 41 (9.13%) Change Management
17 39 (8.69%) Data Analytics
18 36 (8.02%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 150 (33.41%) SQL
2 74 (16.48%) Python
3 56 (12.47%) R
4 51 (11.36%) T-SQL
5 34 (7.57%) C#
6 19 (4.23%) Java
7 17 (3.79%) Scala
8 13 (2.90%) JavaScript
9 10 (2.23%) VB
9 10 (2.23%) VBScript
10 9 (2.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (1.56%) PHP
12 4 (0.89%) C
12 4 (0.89%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.67%) Perl
13 3 (0.67%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.67%) VBA
14 2 (0.45%) ABAP
14 2 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (16.70%) Degree
2 14 (3.12%) ISEB
3 10 (2.23%) TOGAF Certification
4 8 (1.78%) ISACA
4 8 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (1.78%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.78%) PMP
4 8 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.11%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.89%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.89%) PhD
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.22%) OCA
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.22%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (20.71%) Data Quality
2 39 (8.69%) QA
3 32 (7.13%) GDPR
4 8 (1.78%) COBIT
5 6 (1.34%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.67%) SLA
7 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (0.89%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.00%) Automic
1 9 (2.00%) Dollar Universe
2 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 61 (13.59%) Oracle
3 35 (7.80%) SAP
4 29 (6.46%) Tableau
5 28 (6.24%) Informatica
6 25 (5.57%) Netezza
7 23 (5.12%) Ab Initio
7 23 (5.12%) Teradata
8 13 (2.90%) Hortonworks
8 13 (2.90%) Workday
9 11 (2.45%) CODA
9 11 (2.45%) Google
10 10 (2.23%) Adaptive Insights
11 9 (2.00%) Cognos
12 8 (1.78%) Cloudera
12 8 (1.78%) IDERA
12 8 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.56%) IBM
14 5 (1.11%) Alteryx
14 5 (1.11%) CA