Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Strategy
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 710 714
Rank change year-on-year -45 +4 +97
Permanent jobs citing Data Strategy 418 534 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 361 447 452
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £44,250 £39,600 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,138 £57,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.01% -0.87% +15.00%

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 148,908 159,518 173,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 118,438 125,808 144,551
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -27 410 £65,000 - 67
UK excluding London -38 211 £62,138 +9.01% 31
London +8 202 £65,000 -2.99% 37
South East +14 75 £67,500 +12.50% 10
North of England +19 65 £60,000 -7.69% 7
North West +17 44 £57,500 -17.86% 4
Midlands -3 31 £60,000 +29.73% 5
South West +2 30 £62,138 -0.58% 3
West Midlands +20 25 £60,000 +37.93% 3
Yorkshire -5 15 £65,000 +3.31% 3
East of England +18 7 £52,500 -8.70% 5
North East -6 6 £66,250 +16.23%
East Midlands -22 6 £50,000 - 2
Scotland +1 4 £63,250 +12.44% 1
Wales +2 2 £72,500 +92.18%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 185 (44.26%) Business Intelligence
2 161 (38.52%) SQL
3 159 (38.04%) Analytics
4 155 (37.08%) Finance
5 153 (36.60%) Data Warehouse
6 116 (27.75%) Data Modelling
7 113 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 112 (26.79%) SQL Server
9 104 (24.88%) Big Data
10 98 (23.44%) Data Governance
11 96 (22.97%) Microsoft
12 94 (22.49%) Data Architecture
13 92 (22.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 87 (20.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 85 (20.33%) Data Quality
16 78 (18.66%) Stakeholder Management
17 77 (18.42%) ETL
17 77 (18.42%) T-SQL
17 77 (18.42%) Data Lake
18 76 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
19 75 (17.94%) Project Management
20 69 (16.51%) Degree
21 68 (16.27%) Data Management
22 64 (15.31%) Oracle
23 62 (14.83%) Power BI
24 51 (12.20%) Python
25 49 (11.72%) Data Analysis
26 48 (11.48%) CRM
26 48 (11.48%) Data Science
27 46 (11.00%) Change Management

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 29 (6.94%) Apache Spark
2 22 (5.26%) SAS
3 10 (2.39%) Apache
4 7 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.96%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.96%) Jupyter
6 3 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.72%) Confluence
7 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.24%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 23 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.96%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (5.02%) Unit4 Business World
2 16 (3.83%) Markit EDM
3 10 (2.39%) Raiser's Edge
4 8 (1.91%) Eloqua
4 8 (1.91%) NetSuite
5 7 (1.67%) Adobe Campaign
5 7 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (1.67%) Unica
6 6 (1.44%) Dynamics GP
6 6 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (1.44%) Infor SunSystems
7 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.48%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.48%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.24%) PolarLake
8 1 (0.24%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.24%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (5.74%) PaaS
3 19 (4.55%) SaaS
4 15 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (2.63%) IaaS
6 9 (2.15%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (1.91%) BPaaS
8 7 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.44%) Data Lake Analytics
9 6 (1.44%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.96%) Azure Machine Learning
10 4 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.72%) Office 365
12 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.48%) Boomi
12 2 (0.48%) Force.com
12 2 (0.48%) GitHub
13 1 (0.24%) Siri
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.48%) Internet
1 2 (0.48%) SMS
1 2 (0.48%) SSH
2 1 (0.24%) DNS
2 1 (0.24%) Firewall
2 1 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (36.60%) Data Warehouse
2 112 (26.79%) SQL Server
3 104 (24.88%) Big Data
4 92 (22.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 87 (20.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 77 (18.42%) Data Lake
7 62 (14.83%) Power BI
8 39 (9.33%) Hadoop
9 29 (6.94%) MySQL
10 28 (6.70%) Relational Database
11 26 (6.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (5.26%) NoSQL
13 18 (4.31%) Apache Hive
14 17 (4.07%) DataStage
15 13 (3.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 12 (2.87%) OLAP
17 10 (2.39%) MongoDB
17 10 (2.39%) OLTP
17 10 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (2.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.35%) ERwin
3 8 (1.91%) ER Studio
4 6 (1.44%) JIRA
5 5 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.24%) Subversion
7 1 (0.24%) TestRail
General
1 155 (37.08%) Finance
2 44 (10.53%) Marketing
3 33 (7.89%) Retail
4 28 (6.70%) Banking
5 13 (3.11%) French Language
6 12 (2.87%) Arabic Language
6 12 (2.87%) Portuguese Language
6 12 (2.87%) Spanish Language
7 11 (2.63%) Legal
8 9 (2.15%) Automotive
9 6 (1.44%) Front Office
9 6 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.20%) Publishing
11 4 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.48%) Law
14 1 (0.24%) Games
14 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (29.90%) Architect
2 94 (22.49%) Data Architect
3 61 (14.59%) Developer
4 37 (8.85%) Data Manager
5 34 (8.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 30 (7.18%) Project Manager
7 29 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (6.46%) Analyst
8 27 (6.46%) SQL Developer
9 26 (6.22%) Senior Manager
10 24 (5.74%) Senior Project Manager
11 23 (5.50%) Lead Developer
12 21 (5.02%) Senior Architect
13 18 (4.31%) SSIS Developer
14 16 (3.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 16 (3.83%) SSRS Developer
14 16 (3.83%) T-SQL Developer
15 14 (3.35%) Data Engineer
16 13 (3.11%) Senior Data Architect
17 12 (2.87%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.85%) .NET
2 24 (5.74%) .NET Framework
3 16 (3.83%) HTML
4 12 (2.87%) ASP.NET
4 12 (2.87%) Kafka
5 9 (2.15%) MDX
6 8 (1.91%) HTML5
6 8 (1.91%) jQuery
6 8 (1.91%) Spring
7 7 (1.67%) Hibernate
7 7 (1.67%) LESS
8 5 (1.20%) Web Services
9 4 (0.96%) XML
10 3 (0.72%) Natural Language Processing
11 2 (0.48%) D3.js
11 2 (0.48%) FpML
11 2 (0.48%) JSON
12 1 (0.24%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (0.24%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.24%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 76 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.22%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.07%) Derivative
3 17 (4.07%) Fixed Income
4 16 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.59%) Equities
6 13 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.39%) Life Science
8 9 (2.15%) Fintech
8 9 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.91%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.67%) Reference Data
10 7 (1.67%) Robotics
11 6 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.20%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.20%) User Experience
13 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.96%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.87%) Windows
2 3 (0.72%) Linux
2 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (44.26%) Business Intelligence
2 159 (38.04%) Analytics
3 116 (27.75%) Data Modelling
4 113 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (23.44%) Data Governance
6 94 (22.49%) Data Architecture
7 78 (18.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 77 (18.42%) ETL
9 75 (17.94%) Project Management
10 68 (16.27%) Data Management
11 49 (11.72%) Data Analysis
12 48 (11.48%) CRM
12 48 (11.48%) Data Science
13 46 (11.00%) Change Management
14 42 (10.05%) TOGAF
15 41 (9.81%) Data Analytics
16 40 (9.57%) Master Data Management
16 40 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
17 38 (9.09%) Data Integration
18 35 (8.37%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 161 (38.52%) SQL
2 77 (18.42%) T-SQL
3 51 (12.20%) Python
4 45 (10.77%) C#
5 41 (9.81%) R
6 22 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 20 (4.78%) Java
8 15 (3.59%) VB
9 13 (3.11%) Scala
10 10 (2.39%) PHP
11 9 (2.15%) VBScript
12 8 (1.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 5 (1.20%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.96%) C
14 4 (0.96%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.96%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.96%) VBA
15 3 (0.72%) Perl
16 2 (0.48%) C++
17 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 69 (16.51%) Degree
2 20 (4.78%) ISEB
3 8 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.91%) ISACA
3 8 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (1.67%) PMI Certification
4 7 (1.67%) PMP
4 7 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.67%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (1.20%) PhD
6 4 (0.96%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.72%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) MBA
8 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.24%) OCA
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.24%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (20.33%) Data Quality
2 29 (6.94%) GDPR
3 27 (6.46%) QA
4 8 (1.91%) COBIT
5 6 (1.44%) SLA
6 4 (0.96%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.72%) PMO
8 1 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.24%) GxP
8 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.96%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (3.59%) Automic
1 15 (3.59%) Dollar Universe
2 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.48%) SCCM
3 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.24%) Packer
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 96 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 64 (15.31%) Oracle
3 21 (5.02%) SAP
4 19 (4.55%) Informatica
5 17 (4.07%) Tableau
6 16 (3.83%) Hortonworks
7 15 (3.59%) Ab Initio
7 15 (3.59%) Netezza
7 15 (3.59%) Teradata
8 10 (2.39%) Adobe
9 9 (2.15%) Adaptive Insights
9 9 (2.15%) Alteryx
9 9 (2.15%) Cloudera
9 9 (2.15%) Cognos
10 8 (1.91%) Google
10 8 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.67%) Aprimo
11 7 (1.67%) Workday
12 6 (1.44%) CODA
13 5 (1.20%) MicroStrategy