Period
to 19 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Structures in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Structures over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Structures
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 358 434
Rank change year-on-year +13 +76 -52
Permanent jobs citing Data Structures 1,612 1,615 1,451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.91% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 2.08% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,222 1,282 1,191
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,375 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Data Structures is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75,748 77,474 88,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.51% 43.61% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 58,496 60,467 72,118
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% -1.89% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,431 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Data Structures
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Structures in the UK

Data Structures
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Structures in the UK

Data Structures
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Structures over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Structures in the UK

Data Structures
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Structures within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 +6 1,513 £60,000 +9.09% 243
London +51 1,005 £67,500 - 146
UK excluding London -65 581 £47,500 - 109
North of England -105 118 £45,000 -25.00% 21
South East -20 117 £50,000 +16.28% 27
East of England +7 115 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Midlands -43 80 £45,000 +25.00% 12
North West -45 80 £45,000 -14.29% 10
South West +18 75 £42,500 -15.00% 21
Scotland -17 54 £75,000 +7.14% 8
East Midlands +12 48 £45,000 +20.00% 6
West Midlands -47 32 £45,000 +28.57% 6
North East +2 19 £51,250 +16.48% 1
Yorkshire -54 19 £45,000 -25.00% 10
Wales +10 16 £25,750 -31.74% 1
Northern Ireland -1 6 £45,000 -25.00% 4

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing Data Structures 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 Structures.

1 904 (56.08%) Algorithms
2 657 (40.76%) Java
3 617 (38.28%) SQL
4 538 (33.37%) Agile Software Development
5 531 (32.94%) Degree
5 531 (32.94%) Computer Science
6 527 (32.69%) Finance
7 456 (28.29%) Python
8 442 (27.42%) Problem-Solving
9 433 (26.86%) Software Engineering
10 390 (24.19%) OO
11 337 (20.91%) JavaScript
12 328 (20.35%) C#
13 312 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
14 277 (17.18%) C++
15 272 (16.87%) SQL Server
15 272 (16.87%) NoSQL
16 270 (16.75%) Analytics
17 249 (15.45%) Big Data
18 233 (14.45%) Mathematics
19 227 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
20 225 (13.96%) Git (software)
20 225 (13.96%) Banking
21 222 (13.77%) Machine Learning
22 221 (13.71%) TDD
23 208 (12.90%) Linux
24 201 (12.47%) Test Automation
25 186 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
26 185 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
27 184 (11.41%) OOP

Data Structures
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
1 156 (9.68%) Apache Spark
2 63 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
3 60 (3.72%) Apache
4 35 (2.17%) nginx
5 26 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (0.93%) IIS
7 15 (0.93%) JBoss
8 13 (0.81%) SAS
9 11 (0.68%) Confluence
9 11 (0.68%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.68%) SugarCRM
10 10 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
11 9 (0.56%) Apache Pig
12 8 (0.50%) GemFire
12 8 (0.50%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.43%) Tornado
14 6 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.31%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.31%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 80 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.19%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.19%) Revit
7 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.062%) EViews
8 1 (0.062%) InVision
8 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.062%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (1.05%) Magento
3 11 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.43%) Endur
6 7 (0.43%) Findur
7 6 (0.37%) Eloqua
7 6 (0.37%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.31%) Actimize
9 4 (0.25%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.25%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 3 (0.19%) Primavera
10 3 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
11 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 149 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (2.42%) GitHub
4 36 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (0.93%) npm
7 15 (0.93%) Office 365
8 11 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.68%) PaaS
8 11 (0.68%) SaaS
9 10 (0.62%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.50%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
11 6 (0.37%) FinancialForce
11 6 (0.37%) iTunes
12 5 (0.31%) Trello
13 4 (0.25%) BrowserStack
13 4 (0.25%) Yarn
14 3 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.49%) Internet
2 23 (1.43%) HTTP
3 15 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.68%) Bluetooth
4 11 (0.68%) NFC
5 9 (0.56%) Firewall
6 8 (0.50%) FTP
7 7 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (0.43%) OpenFlow
7 7 (0.43%) VoIP
8 4 (0.25%) Broadband
8 4 (0.25%) Multicast
8 4 (0.25%) SMS
9 2 (0.12%) AMQP
9 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.12%) Intranet
9 2 (0.12%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.062%) FIX Connectivity
10 1 (0.062%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 1 (0.062%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (16.87%) NoSQL
1 272 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 249 (15.45%) Big Data
3 181 (11.23%) Hadoop
4 136 (8.44%) Relational Database
5 131 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
6 120 (7.44%) MongoDB
7 118 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 106 (6.58%) MySQL
9 95 (5.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 84 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 79 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 73 (4.53%) Power BI
13 58 (3.60%) Apache Hive
14 56 (3.47%) RDBMS
15 45 (2.79%) Blockchain
15 45 (2.79%) HBase
16 43 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
17 37 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
18 30 (1.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 225 (13.96%) Git (software)
2 126 (7.82%) Subversion
3 112 (6.95%) Mercurial
4 108 (6.70%) Jenkins
5 44 (2.73%) Maven
6 41 (2.54%) JIRA
7 39 (2.42%) Visual Studio
8 38 (2.36%) Selenium
9 37 (2.30%) JUnit
10 32 (1.99%) Gradle
11 22 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 22 (1.36%) webpack
12 21 (1.30%) Mocha
13 19 (1.18%) Bitbucket
13 19 (1.18%) Jasmine
14 17 (1.05%) Grunt
14 17 (1.05%) gulp
15 16 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 16 (0.99%) TeamCity
16 15 (0.93%) Protractor
General
1 527 (32.69%) Finance
2 225 (13.96%) Banking
3 162 (10.05%) Investment Banking
4 152 (9.43%) Financial Institution
5 119 (7.38%) Retail
6 93 (5.77%) Games
7 88 (5.46%) Front Office
8 71 (4.40%) Marketing
9 38 (2.36%) Advertising
10 32 (1.99%) Manufacturing
11 26 (1.61%) Telecoms
12 22 (1.36%) Legal
13 20 (1.24%) Electronics
14 19 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.87%) Law
16 11 (0.68%) Japanese Language
17 8 (0.50%) Automotive
18 7 (0.43%) Back Office
19 4 (0.25%) Billing
19 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 757 (46.96%) Developer
2 191 (11.85%) Java Developer
3 190 (11.79%) Analyst
4 181 (11.23%) Software Engineer
5 112 (6.95%) C# Developer
6 101 (6.27%) Senior Developer
7 88 (5.46%) Architect
8 78 (4.84%) Software Developer
9 72 (4.47%) Data Scientist
10 71 (4.40%) Data Engineer
11 64 (3.97%) Java Engineer
12 60 (3.72%) Python Developer
13 57 (3.54%) SQL Developer
14 55 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 54 (3.35%) Data Analyst
16 50 (3.10%) Business Analyst
17 47 (2.92%) Junior
18 45 (2.79%) JavaScript Developer
19 44 (2.73%) Senior Software Engineer
20 43 (2.67%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (11.04%) AngularJS
2 159 (9.86%) .NET
3 153 (9.49%) HTML
4 133 (8.25%) CSS
5 128 (7.94%) Web Services
6 126 (7.82%) Spring
7 125 (7.75%) React
7 125 (7.75%) RESTful
8 117 (7.26%) HTML5
9 114 (7.07%) REST
10 103 (6.39%) Kafka
11 95 (5.89%) JSON
12 77 (4.78%) CSS3
13 72 (4.47%) Node.js
14 62 (3.85%) jQuery
15 52 (3.23%) XML
16 40 (2.48%) Hibernate
17 39 (2.42%) Middleware
18 38 (2.36%) ASP.NET
18 38 (2.36%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 904 (56.08%) Algorithms
2 531 (32.94%) Computer Science
3 312 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 111 (6.89%) Cyberthreat
5 108 (6.70%) User Experience
6 89 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
7 88 (5.46%) Self-Motivation
8 81 (5.02%) Equities
9 69 (4.28%) Hedge funds
10 67 (4.16%) Fintech
11 55 (3.41%) Fixed Income
12 50 (3.10%) Management Information System
13 44 (2.73%) Derivative
14 30 (1.86%) Online Gambling
14 30 (1.86%) Virtual Team
15 29 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 27 (1.67%) Mobile App
17 23 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
18 18 (1.12%) Client/Server
19 17 (1.05%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 208 (12.90%) Linux
2 67 (4.16%) Windows
3 63 (3.91%) Unix
4 32 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 28 (1.74%) Android
6 17 (1.05%) CentOS
7 12 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.50%) Debian
9 7 (0.43%) Fedora
10 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.19%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.12%) AIX
11 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.12%) Solaris
12 1 (0.062%) Robot Operating System
12 1 (0.062%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (33.37%) Agile Software Development
2 442 (27.42%) Problem-Solving
3 433 (26.86%) Software Engineering
4 390 (24.19%) OO
5 270 (16.75%) Analytics
6 233 (14.45%) Mathematics
7 227 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
8 222 (13.77%) Machine Learning
9 221 (13.71%) TDD
10 201 (12.47%) Test Automation
11 185 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
12 184 (11.41%) OOP
13 178 (11.04%) Data Science
14 167 (10.36%) Risk Management
15 154 (9.55%) Low Latency
15 154 (9.55%) Scrum
16 150 (9.31%) Data Analysis
17 147 (9.12%) Decision-Making
18 145 (9.00%) SDLC
19 139 (8.62%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 657 (40.76%) Java
2 617 (38.28%) SQL
3 456 (28.29%) Python
4 337 (20.91%) JavaScript
5 328 (20.35%) C#
6 277 (17.18%) C++
7 138 (8.56%) Scala
8 106 (6.58%) R
9 96 (5.96%) C
10 91 (5.65%) Java 8
11 89 (5.52%) PHP
12 78 (4.84%) T-SQL
13 42 (2.61%) Shell Script
14 34 (2.11%) HiveQL
15 33 (2.05%) VBA
16 30 (1.86%) Perl
17 29 (1.80%) Ruby
18 28 (1.74%) PowerShell
19 26 (1.61%) MATLAB
19 26 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 531 (32.94%) Degree
2 186 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (4.22%) Master's Degree
4 61 (3.78%) PhD
5 15 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (0.87%) ISEB
7 11 (0.68%) CISSP
8 8 (0.50%) CISM
9 7 (0.43%) CEH
9 7 (0.43%) SANS
10 5 (0.31%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.19%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.062%) CIMA
13 1 (0.062%) CISA
13 1 (0.062%) IIBA
13 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.062%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.062%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.22%) Data Quality
2 67 (4.16%) QA
3 15 (0.93%) GDPR
4 6 (0.37%) GxP
4 6 (0.37%) SLA
5 4 (0.25%) PMO
6 2 (0.12%) MiFID
7 1 (0.062%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.062%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.062%) GCP
7 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
System Software
1 83 (5.15%) Docker
2 65 (4.03%) HDFS
3 17 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.50%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.062%) KVM
6 1 (0.062%) LXC
6 1 (0.062%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (2.36%) Ansible
2 31 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.61%) Puppet
4 20 (1.24%) Kubernetes
5 14 (0.87%) Ambari
6 12 (0.74%) Terraform
7 11 (0.68%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.43%) Grafana
9 4 (0.25%) Oozie
10 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.19%) Kibana
11 2 (0.12%) Packer
12 1 (0.062%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.062%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.062%) logstash
12 1 (0.062%) Nagios
12 1 (0.062%) Salt
12 1 (0.062%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 137 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 113 (7.01%) Oracle
3 97 (6.02%) Tableau
4 49 (3.04%) Google
5 45 (2.79%) SAP
6 39 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (1.49%) Cognos
8 22 (1.36%) WorldPay
9 21 (1.30%) Sybase
10 19 (1.18%) Cognizant
11 15 (0.93%) Atlassian
11 15 (0.93%) Cloudera
11 15 (0.93%) Red Hat
12 12 (0.74%) IBM
12 12 (0.74%) Mapbox
13 11 (0.68%) HubSpot
14 10 (0.62%) Adobe
14 10 (0.62%) Apple
15 9 (0.56%) VMware
16 8 (0.50%) Alteryx