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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data-Driven Decision Making
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 468 616 636
Rank change year-on-year +148 +20 +246
Permanent jobs citing Data-Driven Decision Making 1,220 449 156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.42% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 351 234 117
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,375 £42,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
Median % change year-on-year - -3.23% +18.10%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £83,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,950 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.36% - +15.79%

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 161,721 107,622 58,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.75% 94.06% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 84,129 73,141 47,812
10th Percentile £34,207 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% +1.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Data-Driven Decision Making
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

Data-Driven Decision Making
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data-Driven Decision Making.

Salary trend for Data-Driven Decision Making in the UK

Data-Driven Decision Making
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data-Driven Decision Making over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Data-Driven Decision Making in the UK

Data-Driven Decision Making
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-Driven Decision Making within the UK over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +94 1,005 £59,999 0.00% 45
London +56 709 £65,000 -7.14% 22
Work from Home +100 543 £60,000 +2.57% 20
UK excluding London +44 320 £50,950 -7.36% 26
South East -5 101 £50,000 -14.53% 7
North of England -33 74 £55,500 +0.91% 8
South West +8 51 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Yorkshire -9 35 £52,500 - 3
East of England -44 35 £65,000 - 4
Midlands -70 34 £50,950 -7.36% 2
North West -69 30 £67,086 +11.81% 5
West Midlands -62 19 £50,950 +4.51%
Scotland -28 18 £67,086 +43.50% 4
East Midlands -32 15 £60,000 +9.09% 2
North East - 9 - -
Wales - 8 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 591 (48.44%) Decision-Making
2 520 (42.62%) Agile
3 444 (36.39%) Analytics
4 408 (33.44%) SQL
5 359 (29.43%) Social Skills
6 342 (28.03%) Python
7 329 (26.97%) Finance
8 309 (25.33%) Business Intelligence
9 287 (23.52%) Software Engineering
10 257 (21.07%) Analytical Skills
11 237 (19.43%) Data Science
12 225 (18.44%) User Experience
13 223 (18.28%) Problem-Solving
14 221 (18.11%) Visualisation
14 221 (18.11%) AWS
15 209 (17.13%) Power Platform
16 208 (17.05%) Power BI
17 204 (16.72%) Marketing
18 203 (16.64%) Product Strategy
19 196 (16.07%) Coaching
19 196 (16.07%) Scrum
20 195 (15.98%) CI/CD
21 193 (15.82%) Mentoring
22 191 (15.66%) Degree
23 180 (14.75%) Product Management
23 180 (14.75%) Data Analysis
24 177 (14.51%) Data Modelling
25 159 (13.03%) PostgreSQL
26 157 (12.87%) Banking
27 155 (12.70%) GCP

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 44 (3.61%) Apache Airflow
2 43 (3.52%) Apache Spark
3 27 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.05%) Jupyter
5 22 (1.80%) Confluence
6 21 (1.72%) Apache
7 17 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (0.82%) Ethereum
8 10 (0.82%) Solana
9 8 (0.66%) WordPress
10 6 (0.49%) CMS
10 6 (0.49%) SAS
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.16%) Luigi
12 1 (0.082%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.082%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.082%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 73 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (4.67%) Sketch
3 53 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
4 32 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (1.07%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.98%) Marvel
6 12 (0.98%) SPSS
7 10 (0.82%) InVision
8 9 (0.74%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.16%) Pipeline Pilot
12 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (1.80%) Shopify
2 9 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.33%) Magento
4 1 (0.082%) Primavera
4 1 (0.082%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 221 (18.11%) AWS
2 209 (17.13%) Power Platform
3 155 (12.70%) GCP
4 148 (12.13%) Azure
5 73 (5.98%) Amazon SQS
5 73 (5.98%) Google Analytics
6 61 (5.00%) Serverless
7 58 (4.75%) Amazon ECS
8 54 (4.43%) Figma
9 49 (4.02%) GitHub
9 49 (4.02%) Heroku
10 46 (3.77%) Amazon S3
11 43 (3.52%) Azure Data Factory
12 40 (3.28%) dbt
13 39 (3.20%) AWS Lambda
14 37 (3.03%) SaaS
15 36 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
16 33 (2.70%) PaaS
17 29 (2.38%) Google Data Studio
18 28 (2.30%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.13%) Wireless
2 19 (1.56%) Internet
3 11 (0.90%) HTTP
4 5 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.16%) 5G
5 2 (0.16%) SMS
5 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (17.05%) Power BI
2 159 (13.03%) PostgreSQL
3 138 (11.31%) Data Warehouse
4 120 (9.84%) Tableau
5 106 (8.69%) Relational Database
6 83 (6.80%) Big Data
7 69 (5.66%) Data Lake
8 65 (5.33%) Looker
9 63 (5.16%) BigQuery
10 52 (4.26%) SQL Server
11 38 (3.11%) Redis
12 35 (2.87%) NoSQL
13 34 (2.79%) Data Mining
14 33 (2.70%) Power Query
15 31 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 30 (2.46%) MySQL
17 21 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 20 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
18 20 (1.64%) Metadata
18 20 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 86 (7.05%) CircleCI
2 65 (5.33%) Jenkins
3 53 (4.34%) Git (software)
4 48 (3.93%) JIRA
5 20 (1.64%) webpack
6 12 (0.98%) Axure RP
7 9 (0.74%) CocoaPods
8 7 (0.57%) MLflow
9 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.25%) Capybara
10 3 (0.25%) RSpec
10 3 (0.25%) Subversion
11 2 (0.16%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.16%) Selenium
11 2 (0.16%) Visual Website Optimizer
12 1 (0.082%) kappa
12 1 (0.082%) Maven
12 1 (0.082%) MSI
12 1 (0.082%) TeamCity
General
1 359 (29.43%) Social Skills
2 329 (26.97%) Finance
3 257 (21.07%) Analytical Skills
4 204 (16.72%) Marketing
5 157 (12.87%) Banking
6 124 (10.16%) Retail
7 81 (6.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 69 (5.66%) Presentation Skills
9 67 (5.49%) Automotive
10 56 (4.59%) Games
11 49 (4.02%) Advertising
11 49 (4.02%) Law
12 47 (3.85%) Public Sector
13 41 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 36 (2.95%) Legal
15 31 (2.54%) Influencing Skills
16 23 (1.89%) Documentation Skills
17 17 (1.39%) Public Speaking
18 16 (1.31%) Manufacturing
18 16 (1.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 232 (19.02%) Analyst
2 139 (11.39%) Product Manager
3 114 (9.34%) Software Engineer
4 111 (9.10%) Data Engineer
5 110 (9.02%) Developer
6 95 (7.79%) Data Analyst
7 94 (7.70%) Senior Manager
8 85 (6.97%) Data Scientist
9 69 (5.66%) Designer
10 64 (5.25%) Senior Analyst
11 59 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
12 46 (3.77%) Senior Data Scientist
13 44 (3.61%) Senior Product Manager
14 40 (3.28%) Engineering Manager
15 39 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
16 38 (3.11%) Senior Data Analyst
17 35 (2.87%) Cloud Engineer
18 33 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
19 30 (2.46%) Senior Data Engineer
19 30 (2.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (10.49%) HTML
2 105 (8.61%) CSS
3 90 (7.38%) Kafka
4 77 (6.31%) React
5 62 (5.08%) Django
6 55 (4.51%) Ruby on Rails
7 47 (3.85%) Redux
8 39 (3.20%) RESTful
9 38 (3.11%) Jest
10 37 (3.03%) .NET
11 34 (2.79%) Spring
12 33 (2.70%) Node.js
13 30 (2.46%) Hibernate
14 29 (2.38%) CSS3
14 29 (2.38%) HTML5
15 22 (1.80%) Spring Boot
16 21 (1.72%) GraphQL
17 18 (1.48%) Pandas
18 17 (1.39%) Smart Contracts
19 16 (1.31%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 225 (18.44%) User Experience
2 91 (7.46%) Virtual Team
3 77 (6.31%) Algorithms
4 58 (4.75%) Self-Motivation
5 43 (3.52%) Mobile App
6 40 (3.28%) Blog
7 34 (2.79%) Data Structures
8 27 (2.21%) Management Information System
9 26 (2.13%) Augmented Reality
9 26 (2.13%) Cloud Native
10 24 (1.97%) Legacy Systems
11 22 (1.80%) Social Media
12 18 (1.48%) Blockchain
12 18 (1.48%) Legacy Code
13 17 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
14 16 (1.31%) Low-Code
15 15 (1.23%) PlayStation
16 13 (1.07%) Hackathon
16 13 (1.07%) Public Cloud
17 12 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 70 (5.74%) Apple iOS
2 59 (4.84%) Android
3 52 (4.26%) Linux
4 23 (1.89%) Windows
5 21 (1.72%) VMS
6 2 (0.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (48.44%) Decision-Making
2 520 (42.62%) Agile
3 444 (36.39%) Analytics
4 309 (25.33%) Business Intelligence
5 287 (23.52%) Software Engineering
6 237 (19.43%) Data Science
7 223 (18.28%) Problem-Solving
8 221 (18.11%) Visualisation
9 203 (16.64%) Product Strategy
10 196 (16.07%) Coaching
10 196 (16.07%) Scrum
11 195 (15.98%) CI/CD
12 193 (15.82%) Mentoring
13 180 (14.75%) Data Analysis
13 180 (14.75%) Product Management
14 177 (14.51%) Data Modelling
15 146 (11.97%) User Research
16 145 (11.89%) Computer Science
17 144 (11.80%) Data Visualisation
17 144 (11.80%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 408 (33.44%) SQL
2 342 (28.03%) Python
3 146 (11.97%) JavaScript
4 106 (8.69%) R
5 104 (8.52%) Java
6 62 (5.08%) Ruby
7 61 (5.00%) C#
8 54 (4.43%) TypeScript
9 49 (4.02%) Scala
10 46 (3.77%) C
10 46 (3.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 38 (3.11%) ES6
12 29 (2.38%) T-SQL
13 25 (2.05%) Elm
13 25 (2.05%) Formula Language
13 25 (2.05%) Kotlin
14 23 (1.89%) PHP
15 18 (1.48%) Apple Swift
16 17 (1.39%) PowerShell
17 16 (1.31%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 191 (15.66%) Degree
2 73 (5.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.31%) Master's Degree
4 13 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (0.49%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.41%) PhD
7 4 (0.33%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) MBA
8 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.082%) CSPO
9 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.082%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (11.97%) QA
2 62 (5.08%) Data Quality
3 25 (2.05%) Accessibility
4 13 (1.07%) GDPR
5 10 (0.82%) SLA
6 7 (0.57%) Actionable Recommendations
7 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.33%) PMO
9 2 (0.16%) GLP
9 2 (0.16%) GxP
System Software
1 148 (12.13%) Docker
2 5 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.082%) Embedded Firmware
4 1 (0.082%) Firmware
4 1 (0.082%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.082%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 101 (8.28%) Terraform
2 94 (7.70%) Kubernetes
3 23 (1.89%) Prometheus
4 19 (1.56%) Ansible
5 18 (1.48%) yum
6 17 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.57%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.082%) Grafana
8 1 (0.082%) Puppet
8 1 (0.082%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 143 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 127 (10.41%) Google
3 42 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
4 36 (2.95%) Databricks
5 29 (2.38%) Oracle
6 28 (2.30%) Sony
7 26 (2.13%) Workday
8 25 (2.05%) Apple
9 24 (1.97%) Adobe
10 18 (1.48%) Amplitude
11 17 (1.39%) PayPal
12 16 (1.31%) Dell
13 14 (1.15%) Intel
13 14 (1.15%) Optimizely
14 13 (1.07%) Xamarin
15 12 (0.98%) Marin
16 11 (0.90%) VeriFone
17 10 (0.82%) Spotify
18 9 (0.74%) Alteryx
18 9 (0.74%) ServiceNow