Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Structures
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 429 373
Rank change year-on-year +96 -56 +1
Permanent jobs citing Data Structures 1661 1382 1891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 0.70% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.20% 1.68% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1148 1489
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £96,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 75473 82073 89905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.87% 41.65% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57350 67133 71645
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Structures in the UK

Data Structures
Top 17 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 22 August 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 +83 1560 £55,000 -8.33% 153
London +17 856 £65,000 - 115
UK excluding London +154 787 £45,000 -10.00% 49
North of England +101 239 £57,500 +4.55% 20
North West +79 143 £45,000 +5.88% 6
South East +114 139 £46,500 -2.11% 5
Midlands +55 131 £37,500 -25.00% 6
East of England +5 112 £50,000 -4.76% 2
West Midlands +67 98 £35,000 -41.67% 2
Yorkshire +54 93 £60,000 +9.09% 12
South West +23 80 £50,000 - 5
Scotland +41 57 £70,000 +21.74% 6
East Midlands 0 33 £37,500 -18.48% 4
Wales +17 21 £33,363 -4.68% 1
Northern Ireland -7 5 £56,250 - 4
Isle of Man - 4 - -
North East +12 3 £52,500 +50.00% 2

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 779 (46.90%) Algorithms
2 697 (41.96%) Java
3 653 (39.31%) SQL
4 633 (38.11%) Finance
5 514 (30.95%) OO
6 513 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
7 398 (23.96%) Computer Science
8 357 (21.49%) Degree
9 326 (19.63%) Software Engineering
10 321 (19.33%) JavaScript
11 316 (19.02%) Git (software)
12 313 (18.84%) C++
13 298 (17.94%) Continuous Integration
14 292 (17.58%) Python
15 291 (17.52%) NoSQL
16 284 (17.10%) Linux
17 275 (16.56%) SQL Server
18 268 (16.13%) C#
19 258 (15.53%) Test Automation
20 257 (15.47%) Multithreading
21 256 (15.41%) Retail
22 241 (14.51%) Relational Database
23 237 (14.27%) Analytical Skills
24 225 (13.55%) Data Modelling
24 225 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
25 219 (13.18%) Banking
26 217 (13.06%) Subversion
27 211 (12.70%) OOD
28 203 (12.22%) QA
28 203 (12.22%) Analytics

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 86 (5.18%) Apache
2 82 (4.94%) Apache Spark
3 73 (4.39%) Tomcat
4 60 (3.61%) JBoss
5 49 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
6 42 (2.53%) SAS
7 35 (2.11%) SharePoint
8 17 (1.02%) Apache Pig
9 14 (0.84%) CMS
10 12 (0.72%) Apache Solr
11 11 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.66%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.48%) OpenEdge
13 5 (0.30%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.30%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.24%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.24%) Foswiki
Applications
1 117 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.12%) Revit
8 1 (0.060%) SPSS
8 1 (0.060%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 38 (2.29%) Magento
2 21 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.66%) SAP MM
3 11 (0.66%) Unica
4 9 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.54%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.42%) SAP BPC
5 7 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.36%) SAP SRM
7 4 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.24%) MetaTrader
7 4 (0.24%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.18%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.12%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 137 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.11%) GitHub
4 32 (1.93%) SaaS
5 29 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
7 20 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (0.54%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 6 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 5 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.30%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.24%) Force.com
12 4 (0.24%) Google Play
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.18%) FinancialForce.com
13 3 (0.18%) IaaS
13 3 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 77 (4.64%) HTTP
3 48 (2.89%) SSL
4 39 (2.35%) Internet
5 22 (1.32%) InfiniBand
6 16 (0.96%) Skype
7 15 (0.90%) Ethernet
7 15 (0.90%) RS-232
8 9 (0.54%) DNS
9 5 (0.30%) ICMP
10 3 (0.18%) SAN
10 3 (0.18%) SMS
11 2 (0.12%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.12%) Firewall
11 2 (0.12%) VoIP
11 2 (0.12%) ZigBee
12 1 (0.060%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.060%) Multicast
12 1 (0.060%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.060%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (17.52%) NoSQL
2 275 (16.56%) SQL Server
3 241 (14.51%) Relational Database
4 197 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
5 161 (9.69%) Big Data
6 144 (8.67%) MySQL
7 113 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 102 (6.14%) Hadoop
9 100 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 94 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 85 (5.12%) MongoDB
12 75 (4.52%) RDBMS
13 72 (4.33%) Redis
14 62 (3.73%) Neo4j
15 57 (3.43%) QlikView
16 56 (3.37%) Power BI
17 55 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
18 53 (3.19%) Data Mining
19 46 (2.77%) HBase
20 40 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 316 (19.02%) Git (software)
2 217 (13.06%) Subversion
3 156 (9.39%) Mercurial
4 101 (6.08%) Maven
5 93 (5.60%) JIRA
6 71 (4.27%) Ant
7 60 (3.61%) Visual Studio
8 59 (3.55%) JUnit
9 51 (3.07%) Hudson
10 49 (2.95%) EasyMock
10 49 (2.95%) jMock
10 49 (2.95%) TeamCity
11 37 (2.23%) Jenkins
12 35 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (1.57%) NUnit
14 20 (1.20%) Xcode
15 19 (1.14%) Gradle
15 19 (1.14%) NuGet
16 17 (1.02%) ProC
17 15 (0.90%) MSI
General
1 633 (38.11%) Finance
2 256 (15.41%) Retail
3 219 (13.18%) Banking
4 164 (9.87%) Investment Banking
5 151 (9.09%) Retail Banking
6 96 (5.78%) Marketing
7 75 (4.52%) Electronics
8 55 (3.31%) Manufacturing
9 54 (3.25%) Financial Institution
10 48 (2.89%) Games
11 47 (2.83%) Front Office
12 42 (2.53%) Telecoms
13 37 (2.23%) Automotive
14 17 (1.02%) Advertising
14 17 (1.02%) Legal
15 13 (0.78%) Back Office
16 8 (0.48%) Law
17 7 (0.42%) Publishing
18 5 (0.30%) Digital Economy
19 4 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 861 (51.84%) Developer
2 304 (18.30%) Java Developer
3 223 (13.43%) Software Engineer
4 168 (10.11%) Analyst
5 140 (8.43%) Architect
6 131 (7.89%) Java Engineer
7 118 (7.10%) Software Developer
8 114 (6.86%) Java Software Engineer
9 103 (6.20%) JavaScript Developer
10 98 (5.90%) Senior Developer
11 97 (5.84%) C# Developer
12 93 (5.60%) Senior Software Engineer
13 81 (4.88%) Senior Java Engineer
14 74 (4.46%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 70 (4.21%) Java Software Developer
16 64 (3.85%) Data Architect
17 61 (3.67%) Python Developer
18 60 (3.61%) Junior
19 58 (3.49%) Data Analyst
19 58 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (12.16%) Web Services
2 190 (11.44%) HTML
3 176 (10.60%) XML
4 174 (10.48%) CSS
5 160 (9.63%) .NET
6 148 (8.91%) JSON
7 133 (8.01%) RESTful
8 107 (6.44%) Spring
9 106 (6.38%) AngularJS
10 102 (6.14%) jQuery
10 102 (6.14%) SOAP
11 99 (5.96%) Hibernate
12 87 (5.24%) React
13 83 (5.00%) HTML5
14 78 (4.70%) REST
15 77 (4.64%) Node.js
16 54 (3.25%) .NET Framework
17 51 (3.07%) J2EE
18 40 (2.41%) Ajax
19 39 (2.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 779 (46.90%) Algorithms
2 398 (23.96%) Computer Science
3 237 (14.27%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (6.14%) User Experience
5 76 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 73 (4.39%) Management Information System
7 72 (4.33%) Equities
8 66 (3.97%) Derivative
9 64 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
10 63 (3.79%) Mobile App
11 59 (3.55%) Fintech
12 57 (3.43%) Linux Command Line
13 55 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
14 49 (2.95%) Reference Data
15 45 (2.71%) Hedge funds
16 28 (1.69%) Fixed Income
17 25 (1.51%) Internet of Things
17 25 (1.51%) Virtual Team
18 22 (1.32%) Device Driver
19 20 (1.20%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 284 (17.10%) Linux
2 165 (9.93%) Unix
3 163 (9.81%) Windows
4 109 (6.56%) Apple iOS
5 95 (5.72%) Android
6 34 (2.05%) Mac OS
7 15 (0.90%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 14 (0.84%) Solaris
9 8 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.30%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.24%) CentOS
11 4 (0.24%) Debian
11 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (30.95%) OO
2 513 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
3 326 (19.63%) Software Engineering
4 298 (17.94%) Continuous Integration
5 258 (15.53%) Test Automation
6 257 (15.47%) Multithreading
7 225 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
7 225 (13.55%) Data Modelling
8 211 (12.70%) OOD
9 203 (12.22%) Analytics
10 184 (11.08%) TDD
11 179 (10.78%) E-Commerce
12 175 (10.54%) Scrum
13 169 (10.17%) Wealth Management
14 159 (9.57%) Asset Management
15 154 (9.27%) ETL
16 148 (8.91%) Unit Testing
17 142 (8.55%) Data Analysis
18 131 (7.89%) Concurrent Programming
19 126 (7.59%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 697 (41.96%) Java
2 653 (39.31%) SQL
3 321 (19.33%) JavaScript
4 313 (18.84%) C++
5 292 (17.58%) Python
6 268 (16.13%) C#
7 141 (8.49%) C
8 84 (5.06%) Objective-C
9 78 (4.70%) PHP
10 71 (4.27%) Scala
11 59 (3.55%) Perl
12 58 (3.49%) R
13 57 (3.43%) T-SQL
14 55 (3.31%) Groovy
15 52 (3.13%) Apple Swift
16 42 (2.53%) F#
16 42 (2.53%) PL/SQL
17 35 (2.11%) Clojure
18 28 (1.69%) VBA
19 27 (1.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 357 (21.49%) Degree
2 109 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (1.99%) PhD
4 26 (1.57%) Master's Degree
5 17 (1.02%) SAS Certification
6 10 (0.60%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.48%) ISEB
8 7 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.18%) CCNA
10 3 (0.18%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.18%) HND
10 3 (0.18%) MCSE
11 2 (0.12%) CIMA
11 2 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.12%) MCSA
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.12%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 1 (0.060%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (12.22%) QA
2 133 (8.01%) Data Quality
3 38 (2.29%) GDPR
4 12 (0.72%) MiFID
5 7 (0.42%) GCP
5 7 (0.42%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.24%) HL7
6 4 (0.24%) SLA
7 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.12%) IFRS
8 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 48 (2.89%) Docker
2 20 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (1.14%) Apache Flume
4 15 (0.90%) HDFS
5 10 (0.60%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.42%) Varnish
7 5 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.30%) etcd
8 3 (0.18%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.060%) KVM
9 1 (0.060%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 22 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (1.14%) Ansible
3 15 (0.90%) Puppet
4 13 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.30%) Consul
5 5 (0.30%) Oozie
5 5 (0.30%) Terraform
6 4 (0.24%) Kibana
6 4 (0.24%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.12%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.060%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 184 (11.08%) Microsoft
2 151 (9.09%) Oracle
3 105 (6.32%) SAP
4 72 (4.33%) Tableau
5 70 (4.21%) Apple
6 51 (3.07%) Sybase
7 50 (3.01%) CA Agile Central
8 49 (2.95%) Perforce
9 36 (2.17%) IBM
10 33 (1.99%) GoldenSource
11 23 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (1.32%) Google
13 20 (1.20%) Cognos
14 18 (1.08%) Informatica
15 16 (0.96%) TIBCO
16 15 (0.90%) Adobe
16 15 (0.90%) VMware
17 12 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
17 12 (0.72%) NetApp
17 12 (0.72%) Talend