Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Strategy
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 738 675 842
Rank change year-on-year -63 +167 -7
Permanent jobs citing Data Strategy 474 572 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 400 439 405
UK median annual salary £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% - -6.47%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% +3.64% -8.33%

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 159,438 161,090 183,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.68% 90.70% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 127,376 129,920 152,232
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Strategy in the UK

Data Strategy
Top 14 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 17 July 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 -56 454 £67,500 +3.85% 58
London +19 241 £70,000 - 28
UK excluding London -85 225 £67,500 +18.42% 32
North of England -4 85 £66,250 +10.42% 13
South East -28 65 £67,500 +3.85% 9
North West +19 53 £67,500 +3.85% 9
Yorkshire 0 32 £60,000 - 4
Midlands -25 28 £52,500 +11.70% 3
West Midlands +12 21 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South West +3 18 £72,500 +11.54% 3
East of England +6 17 £52,500 -13.93% 2
Wales - 8 £54,400 -
East Midlands -34 7 £70,000 +40.00%
Scotland -36 5 £75,000 +76.47% 2

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 226 (47.68%) Business Intelligence
2 197 (41.56%) SQL
3 183 (38.61%) Data Warehouse
4 174 (36.71%) Data Modelling
5 167 (35.23%) Analytics
6 149 (31.43%) Finance
7 134 (28.27%) Data Management
8 131 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
9 127 (26.79%) Data Architecture
10 113 (23.84%) Big Data
11 112 (23.63%) SQL Server
12 106 (22.36%) Microsoft
12 106 (22.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 97 (20.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 97 (20.46%) Analytical Skills
14 96 (20.25%) Data Quality
15 95 (20.04%) Data Governance
16 83 (17.51%) ETL
17 81 (17.09%) Power BI
18 80 (16.88%) T-SQL
19 72 (15.19%) Data Integration
20 69 (14.56%) Data Analytics
21 68 (14.35%) Stakeholder Management
22 66 (13.92%) Degree
23 64 (13.50%) Data Lake
24 61 (12.87%) Data Analysis
25 54 (11.39%) Master Data Management
26 53 (11.18%) Migration
27 50 (10.55%) Data Security
27 50 (10.55%) Python

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 27 (5.70%) SAS
2 21 (4.43%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (1.69%) Apache
4 4 (0.84%) Tuxedo
4 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.63%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.63%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.42%) Confluence
6 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.42%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.21%) CMS
7 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 40 (8.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.63%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (3.38%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.90%) Eloqua
2 9 (1.90%) Unica
2 9 (1.90%) Unit4 Business World
3 8 (1.69%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.84%) SAP MDG
5 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.42%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.42%) Raiser's Edge
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.11%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (2.11%) SaaS
4 9 (1.90%) PaaS
5 8 (1.69%) IaaS
6 6 (1.27%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.42%) Force.com
8 2 (0.42%) Office 365
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.21%) Boomi
9 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.21%) G Suite
9 1 (0.21%) GitHub
9 1 (0.21%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.05%) Internet
2 3 (0.63%) SMS
3 1 (0.21%) Broadband
3 1 (0.21%) DNS
3 1 (0.21%) Firewall
3 1 (0.21%) Intranet
3 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (38.61%) Data Warehouse
2 113 (23.84%) Big Data
3 112 (23.63%) SQL Server
4 106 (22.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 97 (20.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 81 (17.09%) Power BI
7 64 (13.50%) Data Lake
8 45 (9.49%) Hadoop
9 38 (8.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 31 (6.54%) OLAP
11 25 (5.27%) MySQL
11 25 (5.27%) OLTP
12 22 (4.64%) Relational Database
13 17 (3.59%) NoSQL
14 14 (2.95%) Data Mining
15 12 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
17 9 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
17 9 (1.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (4.43%) Visual Studio
2 20 (4.22%) ERwin
3 6 (1.27%) JIRA
4 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.42%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.21%) GitLab
6 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.21%) Maven
6 1 (0.21%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.21%) RStudio
6 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
6 1 (0.21%) TestRail
General
1 149 (31.43%) Finance
2 43 (9.07%) Marketing
3 19 (4.01%) Banking
4 16 (3.38%) Retail
5 10 (2.11%) Legal
6 8 (1.69%) French Language
6 8 (1.69%) Front Office
7 7 (1.48%) Arabic Language
7 7 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.48%) Portuguese Language
7 7 (1.48%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.63%) Law
9 3 (0.63%) Publishing
10 2 (0.42%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 162 (34.18%) Architect
2 130 (27.43%) Data Architect
3 68 (14.35%) Developer
4 45 (9.49%) Data Manager
5 42 (8.86%) Analyst
6 31 (6.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 30 (6.33%) SQL Developer
8 29 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 22 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (3.59%) Data Scientist
10 17 (3.59%) Enterprise Architect
10 17 (3.59%) Senior Manager
11 16 (3.38%) SSIS Developer
12 15 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 15 (3.16%) Data Analyst
13 14 (2.95%) SSRS Developer
14 13 (2.74%) Lead Developer
14 13 (2.74%) Senior Architect
14 13 (2.74%) SQL BI Developer
14 13 (2.74%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.27%) .NET
2 20 (4.22%) .NET Framework
3 12 (2.53%) HTML
3 12 (2.53%) MDX
4 10 (2.11%) Kafka
4 10 (2.11%) XML
5 9 (1.90%) HTML5
5 9 (1.90%) jQuery
5 9 (1.90%) REST
5 9 (1.90%) SOAP
5 9 (1.90%) Web Services
6 8 (1.69%) Hibernate
6 8 (1.69%) LESS
6 8 (1.69%) Spring
7 5 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.05%) JMS
7 5 (1.05%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (0.84%) EDI
8 4 (0.84%) J2EE
9 3 (0.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 97 (20.46%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (9.70%) Management Information System
3 40 (8.44%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.80%) Equities
5 17 (3.59%) Derivative
5 17 (3.59%) Fixed Income
6 16 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.95%) Taxonomies
9 13 (2.74%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.32%) Fintech
11 9 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.84%) NHS
13 4 (0.84%) Robotics
13 4 (0.84%) Social Media
14 3 (0.63%) Cybercrime
15 2 (0.42%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.42%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.90%) Windows
2 5 (1.05%) Linux
3 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (47.68%) Business Intelligence
2 174 (36.71%) Data Modelling
3 167 (35.23%) Analytics
4 134 (28.27%) Data Management
5 131 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (26.79%) Data Architecture
7 95 (20.04%) Data Governance
8 83 (17.51%) ETL
9 72 (15.19%) Data Integration
10 69 (14.56%) Data Analytics
11 68 (14.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 61 (12.87%) Data Analysis
13 54 (11.39%) Master Data Management
14 53 (11.18%) Migration
15 50 (10.55%) Data Security
16 49 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
17 48 (10.13%) Project Management
17 48 (10.13%) TOGAF
18 46 (9.70%) Information Architecture
19 44 (9.28%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 197 (41.56%) SQL
2 80 (16.88%) T-SQL
3 50 (10.55%) Python
4 36 (7.59%) R
5 34 (7.17%) C#
6 19 (4.01%) Java
7 18 (3.80%) JavaScript
8 14 (2.95%) Scala
9 11 (2.32%) PHP
9 11 (2.32%) VB
10 10 (2.11%) VBA
11 9 (1.90%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (0.84%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.63%) C
13 3 (0.63%) Clojure
13 3 (0.63%) Perl
13 3 (0.63%) VBScript
14 2 (0.42%) C++
15 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (13.92%) Degree
2 16 (3.38%) ISEB
3 14 (2.95%) CISM
3 14 (2.95%) CISSP
4 12 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.05%) PhD
5 5 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.42%) MBA
6 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) ACCA
7 1 (0.21%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.21%) CIMA
7 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.21%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (20.25%) Data Quality
2 38 (8.02%) GDPR
3 17 (3.59%) QA
4 15 (3.16%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (2.95%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 6 (1.27%) GxP
6 6 (1.27%) PMO
7 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (3.38%) Automic
1 16 (3.38%) Dollar Universe
2 4 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.42%) Puppet
3 2 (0.42%) SCCM
3 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.21%) Ansible
4 1 (0.21%) Oozie
4 1 (0.21%) Packer
4 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 106 (22.36%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.92%) Oracle
3 30 (6.33%) Tableau
4 12 (2.53%) Adobe
4 12 (2.53%) IBM
4 12 (2.53%) SAP
5 11 (2.32%) Cloudera
5 11 (2.32%) Cognos
5 11 (2.32%) Informatica
5 11 (2.32%) MicroStrategy
5 11 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.11%) Alteryx
6 10 (2.11%) Google
6 10 (2.11%) Teradata
7 8 (1.69%) Aprimo
8 6 (1.27%) Dataiku
8 6 (1.27%) Hortonworks
9 4 (0.84%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.84%) Pardot
9 4 (0.84%) Vitria