Period
to 18 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data-Driven Decision Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data-Driven Decision Making over the 6 months to 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data-Driven Decision Making
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 819 1079 1041
Rank change year-on-year +260 -38 +187
Permanent jobs citing Data-Driven Decision Making 321 127 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.073% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.079% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 169 105 111
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £31,850 £29,300 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -30.43% +27.78%

Data-Driven Decision Making 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 138,154 159,988 159,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.75% 91.83% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 108,975 129,839 131,487
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Data-Driven Decision Making
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data-Driven Decision Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data-Driven Decision Making in the UK

Data-Driven Decision Making
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data-Driven Decision Making in the UK

Data-Driven Decision Making
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data-Driven Decision Making over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Data-Driven Decision Making in the UK

Data-Driven Decision Making
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data-Driven Decision Making within the UK over the 6 months to 18 February 2019. 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 +247 274 £47,500 +8.57% 35
UK excluding London +206 196 £45,000 +12.50% 15
London +109 123 £47,500 -13.64% 21
South East +126 108 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Scotland +58 45 £42,000 +2.44% 1
Midlands +35 14 £55,000 +37.50%
South West +24 11 £40,000 -46.67% 5
North of England +25 10 £35,000 +7.69% 3
East Midlands +23 10 £55,000 +76.00%
East of England +45 8 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Yorkshire +30 5 £35,000 +21.74%
North West +39 4 £50,000 -13.98% 3
West Midlands +25 4 £57,500 +43.75%
North East +20 1 £20,000 -66.67%

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, IT jobs citing Data-Driven Decision Making 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-Driven Decision Making.

1 221 (68.85%) Decision-Making
2 213 (66.36%) Analytics
3 164 (51.09%) Data Science
4 132 (41.12%) Business Intelligence
5 127 (39.56%) Degree
5 127 (39.56%) Visualisation
6 119 (37.07%) Finance
7 115 (35.83%) SQL
7 115 (35.83%) Tableau
8 108 (33.64%) Retail
9 106 (33.02%) Python
9 106 (33.02%) Power BI
10 102 (31.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 97 (30.22%) Data Visualisation
12 90 (28.04%) Artificial Intelligence
13 89 (27.73%) Data Engineering
14 87 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
15 85 (26.48%) Telecoms
16 73 (22.74%) Analytical Skills
17 65 (20.25%) R
18 58 (18.07%) SAP
19 56 (17.45%) Apache Spark
20 54 (16.82%) Big Data
20 54 (16.82%) Hadoop
20 54 (16.82%) Data Modelling
21 53 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
22 52 (16.20%) SAS
22 52 (16.20%) Statistics
23 50 (15.58%) A/B Testing
24 49 (15.26%) Apache Hive

Data-Driven Decision Making
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 56 (17.45%) Apache Spark
2 52 (16.20%) SAS
3 44 (13.71%) Apache
4 7 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.25%) Confluence
5 4 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.31%) Jupyter
Applications
1 20 (6.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.25%) SPSS
3 3 (0.93%) InVision
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.62%) FastStats
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 53 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (3.12%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.56%) SaaS
6 4 (1.25%) Force.com
6 4 (1.25%) GitHub
6 4 (1.25%) IaaS
6 4 (1.25%) PaaS
6 4 (1.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 4 (1.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.62%) npm
8 2 (0.62%) Stackdriver
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.31%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.31%) Trello
9 1 (0.31%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.87%) HTTP
2 5 (1.56%) DNS
3 4 (1.25%) IPv4
3 4 (1.25%) IPv6
3 4 (1.25%) Network Security
4 1 (0.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (33.02%) Power BI
2 54 (16.82%) Big Data
2 54 (16.82%) Hadoop
3 49 (15.26%) Apache Hive
4 41 (12.77%) SAP HANA
4 41 (12.77%) Text Mining
5 38 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (7.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 21 (6.54%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (4.67%) SQL Server
9 11 (3.43%) SAP Data Services
9 11 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.18%) Data Mining
11 7 (2.18%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.18%) QlikView
12 5 (1.56%) BigQuery
12 5 (1.56%) HBase
12 5 (1.56%) Looker
Development Applications
1 15 (4.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.49%) JIRA
3 4 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.25%) Maven
4 3 (0.93%) Appium
4 3 (0.93%) Calabash
4 3 (0.93%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.93%) Gatling
4 3 (0.93%) JMeter
4 3 (0.93%) Xcode
5 2 (0.62%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.62%) JUnit
5 2 (0.62%) webpack
6 1 (0.31%) Gradle
General
1 119 (37.07%) Finance
2 108 (33.64%) Retail
3 85 (26.48%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.61%) Marketing
5 6 (1.87%) Banking
6 4 (1.25%) Automotive
6 4 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.25%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (19.31%) Data Scientist
2 50 (15.58%) Analyst
3 41 (12.77%) Graduate
4 31 (9.66%) Senior Data Scientist
5 19 (5.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 16 (4.98%) Data Analyst
7 14 (4.36%) Developer
8 13 (4.05%) Software Manager
9 11 (3.43%) Development Manager
9 11 (3.43%) Software Development Manager
10 10 (3.12%) Product Manager
11 9 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.18%) Data Manager
12 7 (2.18%) Java Engineer
12 7 (2.18%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (2.18%) Software Engineer
13 6 (1.87%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 6 (1.87%) Designer
13 6 (1.87%) Machine Learning Scientist
13 6 (1.87%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.64%) Kafka
2 41 (12.77%) D3.js
2 41 (12.77%) ggplot
3 12 (3.74%) REST
3 12 (3.74%) Web Services
4 11 (3.43%) CSS
4 11 (3.43%) HTML
5 8 (2.49%) JSON
5 8 (2.49%) Node.js
5 8 (2.49%) XML
6 7 (2.18%) RESTful
7 5 (1.56%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (1.25%) Protocol Buffers
9 3 (0.93%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.93%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.93%) HTML5
9 3 (0.93%) Jest
9 3 (0.93%) React
10 2 (0.62%) Pandas
10 2 (0.62%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 73 (22.74%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (13.40%) Algorithms
3 41 (12.77%) Social Network
4 18 (5.61%) User Experience
5 17 (5.30%) Fintech
6 10 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.49%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.56%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.25%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.93%) Social Media
11 2 (0.62%) Life Science
11 2 (0.62%) Photography
12 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.31%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.31%) NHS
12 1 (0.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.67%) Linux
2 6 (1.87%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.56%) Unix
4 3 (0.93%) Android
4 3 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (68.85%) Decision-Making
2 213 (66.36%) Analytics
3 164 (51.09%) Data Science
4 132 (41.12%) Business Intelligence
5 127 (39.56%) Visualisation
6 102 (31.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 97 (30.22%) Data Visualisation
8 90 (28.04%) Artificial Intelligence
9 89 (27.73%) Data Engineering
10 87 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (16.82%) Data Modelling
12 52 (16.20%) Statistics
13 50 (15.58%) A/B Testing
14 49 (15.26%) Mathematics
15 45 (14.02%) Matrix Organization
15 45 (14.02%) Operations Research
15 45 (14.02%) Random Forest
16 44 (13.71%) Decision Science
17 41 (12.77%) Customer Engagement
17 41 (12.77%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 115 (35.83%) SQL
2 106 (33.02%) Python
3 65 (20.25%) R
4 27 (8.41%) Java
5 14 (4.36%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.05%) C#
7 9 (2.80%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.87%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.87%) Scala
9 5 (1.56%) Go
9 5 (1.56%) PHP
9 5 (1.56%) Ruby
10 4 (1.25%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.25%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.25%) Perl
10 4 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.25%) VBScript
11 2 (0.62%) C++
11 2 (0.62%) ES6
Qualifications
1 127 (39.56%) Degree
2 14 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.25%) CISM
3 4 (1.25%) CISSP
3 4 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.18%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.87%) QA
3 5 (1.56%) Actionable Recommendations
3 5 (1.56%) GDPR
4 4 (1.25%) PMO
5 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (4.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 41 (12.77%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (2.80%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.80%) Terraform
3 7 (2.18%) Ansible
4 4 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.25%) Puppet
5 3 (0.93%) Kibana
6 2 (0.62%) linkerd
6 2 (0.62%) Marathon
6 2 (0.62%) Mesos
6 2 (0.62%) Oozie
6 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.62%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.31%) WMI
Vendors
1 115 (35.83%) Tableau
2 58 (18.07%) SAP
3 41 (12.77%) Progress
4 19 (5.92%) Google
5 9 (2.80%) Oracle
6 6 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.56%) Microsoft
7 5 (1.56%) WorldPay
8 4 (1.25%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.25%) F5
8 4 (1.25%) McAfee
8 4 (1.25%) Symantec
9 3 (0.93%) Apple
9 3 (0.93%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.93%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.93%) New Relic
10 2 (0.62%) Adobe
10 2 (0.62%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.62%) MapR
10 2 (0.62%) Siebel