Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Structures
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 395 351
Rank change year-on-year +46 -44 +105
Permanent jobs citing Data Structures 1603 1452 2036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.78% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.07% 1.90% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1234 1656
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,450 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £99,625 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +20.48% -2.35%

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 77349 76453 91776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.03% 40.87% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58327 62791 73520
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +44 1513 £55,000 -8.33% 140
London -17 863 £62,500 -10.71% 95
UK excluding London +112 718 £50,000 - 49
North of England +78 204 £55,000 - 15
South East +52 124 £50,000 +21.21% 5
North West +55 121 £50,000 -16.67% 9
Midlands +33 115 £40,000 -20.00% 8
East of England +35 108 £52,500 +5.00% 8
South West +43 92 £55,000 +22.22% 8
West Midlands +54 90 £37,500 -25.00% 7
Yorkshire +20 79 £55,000 - 5
Scotland +5 49 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Wales +31 33 £29,500 -21.33% 1
East Midlands +2 25 £50,000 - 1
North East -1 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Northern Ireland -27 2 £52,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 733 (45.73%) Algorithms
2 658 (41.05%) SQL
3 630 (39.30%) Java
4 614 (38.30%) Finance
5 508 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
6 441 (27.51%) OO
7 399 (24.89%) Computer Science
8 359 (22.40%) Degree
9 292 (18.22%) Software Engineering
10 291 (18.15%) C++
11 290 (18.09%) JavaScript
12 281 (17.53%) SQL Server
13 278 (17.34%) Python
14 275 (17.16%) Git (software)
15 271 (16.91%) Banking
16 267 (16.66%) Continuous Integration
17 265 (16.53%) C#
18 254 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
19 246 (15.35%) Linux
20 243 (15.16%) Multithreading
21 235 (14.66%) Relational Database
22 234 (14.60%) NoSQL
23 233 (14.54%) Analytics
24 230 (14.35%) QA
25 228 (14.22%) Data Modelling
26 218 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
27 216 (13.47%) Test Automation
28 204 (12.73%) OOD
29 203 (12.66%) Web Services
29 203 (12.66%) Investment Banking

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 (5.30%) Apache Spark
2 70 (4.37%) Tomcat
3 68 (4.24%) Apache
4 53 (3.31%) JBoss
5 38 (2.37%) SAS
6 26 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (1.37%) SharePoint
8 12 (0.75%) Apache Pig
9 11 (0.69%) CMS
9 11 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.69%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (0.37%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.37%) Drupal
12 4 (0.25%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.25%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.25%) IIS
12 4 (0.25%) OpenEdge
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.12%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 111 (6.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.062%) Revit
Business Applications
1 31 (1.93%) Magento
2 20 (1.25%) SAP BPC
3 18 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
4 11 (0.69%) Unica
5 10 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.62%) MetaTrader
6 5 (0.31%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 4 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.25%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.19%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.19%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.19%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 154 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.68%) GitHub
4 39 (2.43%) SaaS
5 27 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
8 11 (0.69%) Google Play
9 10 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (0.62%) npm
9 10 (0.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 10 (0.62%) Serverless
10 6 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.25%) Firebase
12 4 (0.25%) Force.com
12 4 (0.25%) iTunes
12 4 (0.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (5.86%) TCP/IP
2 91 (5.68%) HTTP
3 67 (4.18%) SSL
4 31 (1.93%) Internet
5 13 (0.81%) InfiniBand
6 12 (0.75%) Firewall
6 12 (0.75%) Skype
7 10 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (0.62%) SMS
7 10 (0.62%) VoIP
8 8 (0.50%) DNS
9 3 (0.19%) AMQP
9 3 (0.19%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.19%) ICMP
9 3 (0.19%) RS-232
10 2 (0.12%) ATM
10 2 (0.12%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.12%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.12%) VPN
10 2 (0.12%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 235 (14.66%) Relational Database
3 234 (14.60%) NoSQL
4 198 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
5 132 (8.23%) Big Data
6 124 (7.74%) MySQL
7 111 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 102 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 96 (5.99%) Hadoop
10 79 (4.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 76 (4.74%) Redis
12 73 (4.55%) QlikView
13 69 (4.30%) MongoDB
14 52 (3.24%) RDBMS
15 51 (3.18%) Neo4j
16 50 (3.12%) BusinessObjects
17 47 (2.93%) Power BI
17 47 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 40 (2.50%) Data Mining
19 39 (2.43%) HBase
Development Applications
1 275 (17.16%) Git (software)
2 181 (11.29%) Subversion
3 135 (8.42%) Mercurial
4 112 (6.99%) Maven
5 100 (6.24%) JIRA
6 65 (4.05%) Ant
7 54 (3.37%) JUnit
8 46 (2.87%) Hudson
9 44 (2.74%) Jenkins
9 44 (2.74%) TeamCity
10 43 (2.68%) EasyMock
10 43 (2.68%) jMock
11 29 (1.81%) Visual Studio
12 24 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (1.43%) Gradle
14 19 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 17 (1.06%) webpack
16 16 (1.00%) Selenium
17 15 (0.94%) ProC
18 12 (0.75%) Jasmine
General
1 614 (38.30%) Finance
2 271 (16.91%) Banking
3 203 (12.66%) Investment Banking
4 192 (11.98%) Retail Banking
5 101 (6.30%) Marketing
5 101 (6.30%) Retail
6 78 (4.87%) Electronics
7 73 (4.55%) Games
8 62 (3.87%) Manufacturing
9 60 (3.74%) Front Office
9 60 (3.74%) Telecoms
10 27 (1.68%) Automotive
11 21 (1.31%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.75%) Back Office
13 9 (0.56%) Advertising
14 7 (0.44%) Legal
15 5 (0.31%) Swedish Language
16 4 (0.25%) Publishing
17 3 (0.19%) Billing
17 3 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 823 (51.34%) Developer
2 285 (17.78%) Java Developer
3 203 (12.66%) Software Engineer
4 179 (11.17%) Analyst
5 125 (7.80%) Java Engineer
6 114 (7.11%) C# Developer
7 109 (6.80%) Architect
7 109 (6.80%) Java Software Engineer
8 98 (6.11%) Software Developer
9 86 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 77 (4.80%) Senior Software Engineer
11 75 (4.68%) Senior Java Engineer
12 68 (4.24%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 63 (3.93%) Data Analyst
13 63 (3.93%) Graduate
13 63 (3.93%) Java Software Developer
14 61 (3.81%) Junior
15 60 (3.74%) Low Latency Java Developer
15 60 (3.74%) SQL Developer
16 58 (3.62%) Market Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (12.66%) Web Services
2 170 (10.61%) .NET
3 143 (8.92%) HTML
4 136 (8.48%) XML
5 134 (8.36%) RESTful
6 130 (8.11%) CSS
7 123 (7.67%) JSON
8 107 (6.67%) Spring
9 96 (5.99%) Hibernate
10 92 (5.74%) REST
11 80 (4.99%) SOAP
12 76 (4.74%) AngularJS
13 72 (4.49%) jQuery
14 70 (4.37%) HTML5
15 61 (3.81%) React
16 47 (2.93%) Node.js
17 45 (2.81%) Reactive Extensions
18 41 (2.56%) Akka
19 37 (2.31%) CSS3
19 37 (2.31%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 733 (45.73%) Algorithms
2 399 (24.89%) Computer Science
3 218 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
4 133 (8.30%) User Experience
5 105 (6.55%) Equities
6 85 (5.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 75 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
8 72 (4.49%) Derivative
9 65 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
10 63 (3.93%) Reference Data
11 52 (3.24%) Management Information System
12 51 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
13 47 (2.93%) Mobile App
14 37 (2.31%) Client/Server
14 37 (2.31%) Fintech
15 33 (2.06%) Fixed Income
16 30 (1.87%) Hedge funds
17 17 (1.06%) Virtual Team
18 14 (0.87%) Internet of Things
19 13 (0.81%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 246 (15.35%) Linux
2 155 (9.67%) Unix
3 116 (7.24%) Windows
4 87 (5.43%) Apple iOS
5 72 (4.49%) Android
6 10 (0.62%) Mac OS
6 10 (0.62%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.44%) Solaris
8 3 (0.19%) Debian
8 3 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.12%) CentOS
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.12%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.062%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (27.51%) OO
3 292 (18.22%) Software Engineering
4 267 (16.66%) Continuous Integration
5 254 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
6 243 (15.16%) Multithreading
7 233 (14.54%) Analytics
8 228 (14.22%) Data Modelling
9 216 (13.47%) Test Automation
10 204 (12.73%) OOD
11 201 (12.54%) Asset Management
12 199 (12.41%) TDD
12 199 (12.41%) Wealth Management
13 179 (11.17%) ETL
14 174 (10.85%) E-Commerce
15 152 (9.48%) OOP
16 147 (9.17%) Scrum
17 133 (8.30%) Data Analysis
17 133 (8.30%) Data Management
18 119 (7.42%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 658 (41.05%) SQL
2 630 (39.30%) Java
3 291 (18.15%) C++
4 290 (18.09%) JavaScript
5 278 (17.34%) Python
6 265 (16.53%) C#
7 123 (7.67%) C
8 69 (4.30%) Objective-C
9 66 (4.12%) T-SQL
10 65 (4.05%) R
11 56 (3.49%) Groovy
11 56 (3.49%) Scala
12 54 (3.37%) PHP
13 50 (3.12%) Apple Swift
13 50 (3.12%) F#
14 46 (2.87%) Go
15 43 (2.68%) Perl
16 41 (2.56%) PL/SQL
17 40 (2.50%) Ruby
18 36 (2.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 359 (22.40%) Degree
2 115 (7.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (2.18%) PhD
4 31 (1.93%) Master's Degree
5 15 (0.94%) SAS Certification
6 14 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (0.62%) CEH
7 10 (0.62%) CISA
7 10 (0.62%) CISM
7 10 (0.62%) CISSP
7 10 (0.62%) SANS
8 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.25%) ISEB
10 3 (0.19%) MCSA
10 3 (0.19%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.12%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.12%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.062%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.062%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (14.35%) QA
2 121 (7.55%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.68%) GDPR
4 15 (0.94%) IFRS
5 10 (0.62%) GCP
6 6 (0.37%) SLA
7 4 (0.25%) MiFID
8 3 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) PMO
10 1 (0.062%) GAAP
10 1 (0.062%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.062%) TickIT
System Software
1 31 (1.93%) Docker
2 18 (1.12%) HDFS
3 16 (1.00%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.37%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.12%) Varnish
7 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.062%) GridGain
7 1 (0.062%) LXC
7 1 (0.062%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.062%) Snort
Systems Management
1 26 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (1.56%) Ansible
3 16 (1.00%) Puppet
4 10 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (0.37%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.19%) Rundeck
6 3 (0.19%) Terraform
7 2 (0.12%) Consul
7 2 (0.12%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (0.12%) linkerd
8 1 (0.062%) Kibana
8 1 (0.062%) Oozie
Vendors
1 160 (9.98%) Microsoft
2 128 (7.99%) Oracle
2 128 (7.99%) SAP
3 82 (5.12%) Tableau
4 64 (3.99%) Apple
5 44 (2.74%) CA Agile Central
5 44 (2.74%) GoldenSource
5 44 (2.74%) Sybase
6 43 (2.68%) Perforce
7 37 (2.31%) Cognos
7 37 (2.31%) IBM
8 36 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (2.12%) Google
10 16 (1.00%) Informatica
11 13 (0.81%) Adobe
11 13 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
11 13 (0.81%) Terracotta
12 11 (0.69%) Talend
13 10 (0.62%) HP
13 10 (0.62%) Teradata