Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Structures
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 403 359
Rank change year-on-year +59 -44 +57
Permanent jobs citing Data Structures 1631 1444 1983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.75% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% 1.84% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1216 1608
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £96,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -

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 75499 78627 90584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.23% 41.02% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56713 64516 72543
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 +63 1548 £55,000 -8.33% 221
London -10 860 £65,000 -7.14% 157
UK excluding London +143 754 £50,000 - 75
North of England +110 221 £55,000 - 23
North West +79 135 £53,750 +8.59% 14
South East +86 132 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Midlands +50 128 £37,500 -25.00% 8
East of England +40 111 £52,500 -0.94% 12
West Midlands +62 94 £37,250 -37.92% 2
South West +38 90 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Yorkshire +45 82 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Scotland +24 55 £57,500 +4.55% 10
East Midlands +30 34 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Wales +31 24 £26,000 -25.71% 1
North East +14 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Northern Ireland -24 2 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Data Structures also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Structures.

1 771 (47.27%) Algorithms
2 672 (41.20%) Java
3 659 (40.40%) SQL
4 643 (39.42%) Finance
5 518 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
6 462 (28.33%) OO
7 415 (25.44%) Computer Science
8 341 (20.91%) Degree
9 318 (19.50%) C++
10 306 (18.76%) Software Engineering
11 304 (18.64%) Retail
12 302 (18.52%) Git (software)
13 298 (18.27%) JavaScript
14 293 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
15 281 (17.23%) C#
16 279 (17.11%) Python
17 276 (16.92%) SQL Server
18 268 (16.43%) Linux
19 260 (15.94%) Banking
20 257 (15.76%) NoSQL
21 252 (15.45%) Relational Database
21 252 (15.45%) Multithreading
22 245 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
23 239 (14.65%) QA
24 237 (14.53%) Test Automation
25 226 (13.86%) Data Modelling
26 224 (13.73%) Analytics
27 221 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
28 217 (13.30%) Wealth Management
29 215 (13.18%) Web Services

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 85 (5.21%) Apache Spark
2 77 (4.72%) Apache
3 73 (4.48%) Tomcat
4 58 (3.56%) JBoss
5 43 (2.64%) SAS
6 31 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 31 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 18 (1.10%) CMS
8 17 (1.04%) Apache Pig
9 11 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 11 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.43%) OpenEdge
11 5 (0.31%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.25%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.25%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.18%) Drupal
14 2 (0.12%) nginx
14 2 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 117 (7.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.061%) Revit
Business Applications
1 35 (2.15%) Magento
2 20 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.10%) SAP BPC
3 18 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
4 11 (0.67%) Unica
5 10 (0.61%) MetaTrader
6 9 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.31%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.25%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.25%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.061%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.061%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.061%) Primavera
10 1 (0.061%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 158 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.45%) SaaS
4 38 (2.33%) GitHub
5 25 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 22 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
8 11 (0.67%) npm
9 10 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (0.61%) Google Play
9 10 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 6 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.37%) Serverless
11 5 (0.31%) PaaS
11 5 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 4 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.25%) Firebase
12 4 (0.25%) Force.com
12 4 (0.25%) IaaS
12 4 (0.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 108 (6.62%) TCP/IP
2 98 (6.01%) HTTP
3 67 (4.11%) SSL
4 33 (2.02%) Internet
5 18 (1.10%) InfiniBand
6 11 (0.67%) Skype
7 10 (0.61%) Firewall
8 9 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (0.55%) VoIP
9 7 (0.43%) DNS
9 7 (0.43%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.43%) RS-232
10 6 (0.37%) SMS
11 3 (0.18%) ICMP
12 2 (0.12%) AMQP
12 2 (0.12%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.12%) Intranet
12 2 (0.12%) SAN
12 2 (0.12%) ZigBee
13 1 (0.061%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 257 (15.76%) NoSQL
3 252 (15.45%) Relational Database
4 209 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
5 148 (9.07%) Big Data
6 117 (7.17%) MySQL
7 110 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 104 (6.38%) Hadoop
9 100 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 86 (5.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 79 (4.84%) Redis
12 78 (4.78%) MongoDB
13 66 (4.05%) QlikView
14 63 (3.86%) RDBMS
15 62 (3.80%) Neo4j
16 57 (3.49%) Power BI
17 51 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
18 46 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 45 (2.76%) HBase
20 43 (2.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 302 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 201 (12.32%) Subversion
3 140 (8.58%) Mercurial
4 113 (6.93%) Maven
5 109 (6.68%) JIRA
6 72 (4.41%) Ant
7 59 (3.62%) JUnit
8 51 (3.13%) Hudson
9 50 (3.07%) TeamCity
10 49 (3.00%) EasyMock
10 49 (3.00%) jMock
11 41 (2.51%) Jenkins
12 39 (2.39%) Visual Studio
13 24 (1.47%) Gradle
13 24 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (1.10%) ProC
14 18 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 16 (0.98%) Xcode
16 14 (0.86%) NUnit
17 12 (0.74%) webpack
General
1 643 (39.42%) Finance
2 304 (18.64%) Retail
3 260 (15.94%) Banking
4 213 (13.06%) Investment Banking
5 203 (12.45%) Retail Banking
6 95 (5.82%) Marketing
7 78 (4.78%) Electronics
8 64 (3.92%) Front Office
9 60 (3.68%) Games
10 58 (3.56%) Manufacturing
11 45 (2.76%) Telecoms
12 35 (2.15%) Automotive
13 29 (1.78%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.86%) Legal
15 13 (0.80%) Back Office
16 10 (0.61%) Advertising
17 8 (0.49%) Law
18 4 (0.25%) Publishing
19 3 (0.18%) Billing
19 3 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 855 (52.42%) Developer
2 302 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 215 (13.18%) Software Engineer
4 170 (10.42%) Analyst
5 128 (7.85%) Architect
6 123 (7.54%) Java Engineer
7 114 (6.99%) Software Developer
8 107 (6.56%) Java Software Engineer
9 102 (6.25%) C# Developer
10 85 (5.21%) Senior Developer
11 82 (5.03%) Senior Software Engineer
12 76 (4.66%) Senior Java Engineer
13 69 (4.23%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 67 (4.11%) Java Software Developer
14 67 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
15 65 (3.99%) Junior
16 60 (3.68%) Low Latency Java Developer
17 59 (3.62%) Data Analyst
18 58 (3.56%) Market Data Developer
19 57 (3.49%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (13.18%) Web Services
2 167 (10.24%) .NET
3 163 (9.99%) HTML
4 158 (9.69%) XML
5 145 (8.89%) CSS
6 143 (8.77%) RESTful
7 137 (8.40%) JSON
8 100 (6.13%) Spring
9 97 (5.95%) Hibernate
10 96 (5.89%) SOAP
11 87 (5.33%) AngularJS
12 86 (5.27%) jQuery
13 83 (5.09%) REST
14 72 (4.41%) React
15 65 (3.99%) HTML5
16 61 (3.74%) Node.js
17 39 (2.39%) Reactive Extensions
18 38 (2.33%) Kafka
19 36 (2.21%) .NET Framework
20 35 (2.15%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 771 (47.27%) Algorithms
2 415 (25.44%) Computer Science
3 221 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
4 126 (7.73%) User Experience
5 106 (6.50%) Equities
6 87 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 75 (4.60%) Derivative
8 67 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
9 66 (4.05%) Reference Data
10 65 (3.99%) Management Information System
11 59 (3.62%) Mobile App
12 58 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
13 55 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
14 37 (2.27%) Fintech
15 30 (1.84%) Fixed Income
16 29 (1.78%) Hedge funds
17 24 (1.47%) Virtual Team
18 19 (1.16%) Internet of Things
19 18 (1.10%) Client/Server
19 18 (1.10%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 268 (16.43%) Linux
2 172 (10.55%) Unix
3 149 (9.14%) Windows
4 104 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 92 (5.64%) Android
6 26 (1.59%) Mac OS
7 11 (0.67%) Solaris
8 9 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.12%) CentOS
12 2 (0.12%) Debian
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.061%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.061%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (28.33%) OO
3 306 (18.76%) Software Engineering
4 293 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
5 252 (15.45%) Multithreading
6 245 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
7 237 (14.53%) Test Automation
8 226 (13.86%) Data Modelling
9 224 (13.73%) Analytics
10 217 (13.30%) Wealth Management
11 210 (12.88%) Asset Management
12 200 (12.26%) OOD
13 192 (11.77%) TDD
14 178 (10.91%) E-Commerce
15 168 (10.30%) Scrum
16 165 (10.12%) ETL
17 137 (8.40%) Unit Testing
18 134 (8.22%) Data Management
19 132 (8.09%) OOP
20 128 (7.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 672 (41.20%) Java
2 659 (40.40%) SQL
3 318 (19.50%) C++
4 298 (18.27%) JavaScript
5 281 (17.23%) C#
6 279 (17.11%) Python
7 148 (9.07%) C
8 82 (5.03%) Objective-C
9 66 (4.05%) PHP
10 65 (3.99%) R
11 62 (3.80%) Groovy
12 58 (3.56%) T-SQL
13 56 (3.43%) Scala
14 47 (2.88%) F#
15 46 (2.82%) Apple Swift
15 46 (2.82%) PL/SQL
16 45 (2.76%) Perl
17 36 (2.21%) Go
18 35 (2.15%) Shell Script
19 32 (1.96%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 341 (20.91%) Degree
2 117 (7.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (1.90%) PhD
4 27 (1.66%) Master's Degree
5 17 (1.04%) SAS Certification
6 12 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.55%) CEH
7 9 (0.55%) CISA
7 9 (0.55%) CISM
7 9 (0.55%) CISSP
7 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.55%) SANS
8 4 (0.25%) ISEB
9 3 (0.18%) HND
9 3 (0.18%) MCSA
9 3 (0.18%) MCSE
9 3 (0.18%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.18%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.12%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (14.65%) QA
2 123 (7.54%) Data Quality
3 39 (2.39%) GDPR
4 13 (0.80%) IFRS
5 10 (0.61%) GCP
5 10 (0.61%) MiFID
6 7 (0.43%) SLA
7 5 (0.31%) HL7
7 5 (0.31%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.061%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.061%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 42 (2.58%) Docker
2 20 (1.23%) Apache Flume
3 19 (1.16%) HDFS
4 11 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.49%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.37%) Varnish
7 4 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.25%) etcd
8 2 (0.12%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.061%) LXC
9 1 (0.061%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.061%) Snort
Systems Management
1 30 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (1.53%) Ansible
3 15 (0.92%) Puppet
4 10 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.37%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.25%) Consul
7 4 (0.25%) Oozie
7 4 (0.25%) Terraform
8 2 (0.12%) Galera Cluster
8 2 (0.12%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.061%) Kibana
Vendors
1 160 (9.81%) Microsoft
2 140 (8.58%) Oracle
3 124 (7.60%) SAP
4 80 (4.90%) Tableau
5 73 (4.48%) Apple
6 50 (3.07%) CA Agile Central
7 49 (3.00%) Perforce
7 49 (3.00%) Sybase
8 44 (2.70%) GoldenSource
9 36 (2.21%) IBM
10 31 (1.90%) Cognos
11 28 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
12 27 (1.66%) Google
13 16 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
14 15 (0.92%) Informatica
14 15 (0.92%) TIBCO
15 14 (0.86%) Adobe
16 11 (0.67%) Terracotta
16 11 (0.67%) VMware
17 10 (0.61%) HP