Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ETL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ETL over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extract, Transform and Load (ETL)
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 115 131
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16 +7
Permanent jobs citing ETL 3,206 1,901 3,887
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.84% 2.75% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 2.97% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,474 1,370 3,225
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

ETL 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 105,854 64,027 133,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.76% 92.78% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72,195 51,873 106,459
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

ETL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ETL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ETL in the UK

ETL
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ETL.

Salary trend for ETL in the UK

ETL
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ETL over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for ETL in the UK

ETL
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ETL within the UK over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. 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 -6 2,869 £57,500 - 468
London -13 1,512 £65,000 -3.70% 225
UK excluding London +3 1,407 £50,000 - 261
Work from Home +52 745 £60,000 +20.00% 85
North of England +26 411 £46,500 -7.00% 68
South East -62 287 £56,000 +6.67% 61
Midlands +1 280 £47,500 -5.00% 61
North West +3 206 £50,000 - 44
West Midlands 0 193 £47,500 -6.86% 38
South West -1 187 £47,500 +7.95% 26
Yorkshire +7 169 £45,000 -13.46% 17
East of England -18 121 £67,500 +12.50% 22
Scotland -4 102 £51,250 +17.82% 16
East Midlands +2 87 £41,250 -10.33% 22
North East +2 36 £40,000 +2.56% 7
Wales -34 21 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Northern Ireland -33 5 £67,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT jobs citing ETL 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 ETL.

1 2,117 (66.03%) SQL
2 1,636 (51.03%) Business Intelligence
3 1,499 (46.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1,229 (38.33%) Azure
5 1,212 (37.80%) Analytics
6 1,149 (35.84%) Python
7 1,030 (32.13%) Power Platform
8 1,015 (31.66%) Power BI
9 1,003 (31.29%) AWS
10 883 (27.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 872 (27.20%) SQL Server
12 836 (26.08%) Data Modelling
13 831 (25.92%) Agile Software Development
14 735 (22.93%) Social Skills
15 728 (22.71%) Microsoft
16 647 (20.18%) Big Data
17 622 (19.40%) Finance
17 622 (19.40%) Data Pipeline
18 596 (18.59%) Visualisation
19 582 (18.15%) Data Engineering
20 546 (17.03%) Data Science
21 539 (16.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 524 (16.34%) GCP
23 491 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
24 486 (15.16%) Tableau
25 464 (14.47%) T-SQL
25 464 (14.47%) Data Lake
26 439 (13.69%) DevOps
27 423 (13.19%) Migration
28 422 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services

ETL
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
1 391 (12.20%) Apache Spark
2 230 (7.17%) Apache Airflow
3 133 (4.15%) Apache
4 88 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 63 (1.97%) Confluence
6 59 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
7 55 (1.72%) Luigi
8 33 (1.03%) WebLogic
9 29 (0.90%) SAS
10 23 (0.72%) Apache Pig
11 21 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
12 20 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
13 9 (0.28%) IIS
13 9 (0.28%) Jupyter
13 9 (0.28%) NServiceBus
13 9 (0.28%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.22%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.19%) Apache Synapse
15 6 (0.19%) Appian
15 6 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 260 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.22%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.12%) Figma
6 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.094%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 22 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.66%) FastStats
4 16 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
5 15 (0.47%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 13 (0.41%) NetSuite
7 12 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
8 11 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.16%) FastStats PeopleStage
11 4 (0.12%) OPENHousing
11 4 (0.12%) Unica
12 3 (0.094%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 3 (0.094%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.094%) Sentinel
13 2 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
13 2 (0.062%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,229 (38.33%) Azure
2 1,030 (32.13%) Power Platform
3 1,003 (31.29%) AWS
4 524 (16.34%) GCP
5 352 (10.98%) Snowflake
6 305 (9.51%) Azure Data Factory
7 171 (5.33%) Serverless
8 151 (4.71%) SaaS
9 134 (4.18%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 133 (4.15%) Amazon S3
11 127 (3.96%) Amazon EMR
12 104 (3.24%) AWS Lambda
13 91 (2.84%) PaaS
14 77 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
15 76 (2.37%) Amazon Kinesis
16 73 (2.28%) Microsoft 365
17 69 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
18 68 (2.12%) IBM Cloud
19 64 (2.00%) GitHub
20 60 (1.87%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.03%) Internet
2 30 (0.94%) HTTP
3 22 (0.69%) FTP
4 20 (0.62%) SSL
5 19 (0.59%) VPN
6 11 (0.34%) Extranet
7 10 (0.31%) Intranet
8 7 (0.22%) DNS
8 7 (0.22%) SSH
9 5 (0.16%) Broadband
9 5 (0.16%) Firewall
9 5 (0.16%) LAN
10 4 (0.12%) DSL
10 4 (0.12%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.12%) SMS
10 4 (0.12%) WAN
11 3 (0.094%) PuTTY
11 3 (0.094%) SMPP
11 3 (0.094%) SMTP
11 3 (0.094%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,499 (46.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1,015 (31.66%) Power BI
3 883 (27.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 872 (27.20%) SQL Server
5 647 (20.18%) Big Data
6 539 (16.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 486 (15.16%) Tableau
8 464 (14.47%) Data Lake
9 422 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 341 (10.64%) Hadoop
11 320 (9.98%) NoSQL
12 308 (9.61%) Amazon Redshift
12 308 (9.61%) Relational Database
13 186 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
14 157 (4.90%) MySQL
15 154 (4.80%) Azure SQL Database
16 144 (4.49%) BigQuery
17 142 (4.43%) Metadata
18 132 (4.12%) Amazon Athena
19 124 (3.87%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 250 (7.80%) Git (software)
2 149 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 144 (4.49%) JIRA
4 73 (2.28%) Visual Studio
5 71 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 68 (2.12%) Vagrant
7 60 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
8 43 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 39 (1.22%) Bitbucket
10 36 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (1.00%) ERwin
12 23 (0.72%) Selenium
13 21 (0.66%) Toad
14 20 (0.62%) GitLab
15 19 (0.59%) Subversion
16 18 (0.56%) TeamCity
17 16 (0.50%) JUnit
17 16 (0.50%) Maven
17 16 (0.50%) webpack
18 15 (0.47%) SonarQube
General
1 735 (22.93%) Social Skills
2 622 (19.40%) Finance
3 491 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
4 131 (4.09%) Marketing
5 113 (3.52%) Retail
6 96 (2.99%) Banking
7 70 (2.18%) Legal
8 59 (1.84%) Advertising
9 55 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 50 (1.56%) Presentation Skills
11 49 (1.53%) Law
12 44 (1.37%) Public Sector
13 43 (1.34%) Telecoms
14 38 (1.19%) Publishing
15 35 (1.09%) Organisational Skills
16 33 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
17 32 (1.00%) Automotive
18 27 (0.84%) Games
18 27 (0.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 27 (0.84%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 889 (27.73%) Data Engineer
2 876 (27.32%) Developer
3 395 (12.32%) Analyst
4 379 (11.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 307 (9.58%) Architect
6 210 (6.55%) Data Architect
7 202 (6.30%) Data Analyst
8 186 (5.80%) SQL Developer
9 148 (4.62%) Senior Data Engineer
10 147 (4.59%) Consultant
11 136 (4.24%) ETL Developer
12 120 (3.74%) Azure Engineer
13 119 (3.71%) Senior Developer
14 107 (3.34%) DBA
15 106 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 89 (2.78%) AWS Engineer
17 87 (2.71%) Python Engineer
18 85 (2.65%) Business Developer
19 78 (2.43%) Software Engineer
20 77 (2.40%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (9.64%) Kafka
2 255 (7.95%) .NET
3 147 (4.59%) JSON
4 140 (4.37%) REST
5 137 (4.27%) XML
6 126 (3.93%) Web Services
7 93 (2.90%) Spark Streaming
8 87 (2.71%) PySpark
9 85 (2.65%) RESTful
10 82 (2.56%) Node.js
11 71 (2.21%) HTML
12 64 (2.00%) Middleware
13 62 (1.93%) MDX
13 62 (1.93%) React
14 57 (1.78%) .NET Core
15 49 (1.53%) Apache Beam
15 49 (1.53%) CSS
15 49 (1.53%) Spring
16 44 (1.37%) ASP.NET
16 44 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 173 (5.40%) Data Structures
2 96 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 79 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
3 79 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
4 78 (2.43%) Legacy Systems
5 73 (2.28%) User Experience
6 63 (1.97%) Cloud Native
7 60 (1.87%) Life Science
8 58 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 52 (1.62%) Algorithms
10 44 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
11 39 (1.22%) Clustering
11 39 (1.22%) Virtual Team
12 34 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
13 33 (1.03%) Reference Data
14 25 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
15 23 (0.72%) Acoustics
15 23 (0.72%) Renewable Energy
16 22 (0.69%) Hedge funds
17 21 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 141 (4.40%) Linux
2 76 (2.37%) Windows
3 71 (2.21%) Unix
4 29 (0.90%) Solaris
5 9 (0.28%) Android
5 9 (0.28%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.28%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.22%) SUSE
7 6 (0.19%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.062%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.062%) CentOS
10 1 (0.031%) AIX
10 1 (0.031%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.031%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,636 (51.03%) Business Intelligence
2 1,212 (37.80%) Analytics
3 836 (26.08%) Data Modelling
4 831 (25.92%) Agile Software Development
5 622 (19.40%) Data Pipeline
6 596 (18.59%) Visualisation
7 582 (18.15%) Data Engineering
8 546 (17.03%) Data Science
9 439 (13.69%) DevOps
10 423 (13.19%) Migration
11 421 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
12 369 (11.51%) Data Architecture
12 369 (11.51%) Data Management
13 325 (10.14%) Artificial Intelligence
14 309 (9.64%) Software Engineering
15 302 (9.42%) Data Visualisation
16 301 (9.39%) Data Analytics
17 279 (8.70%) Data Integration
18 278 (8.67%) Data Analysis
19 275 (8.58%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,117 (66.03%) SQL
2 1,149 (35.84%) Python
3 464 (14.47%) T-SQL
4 394 (12.29%) Java
5 318 (9.92%) C#
6 190 (5.93%) R
7 166 (5.18%) PowerShell
8 151 (4.71%) Scala
9 149 (4.65%) JavaScript
10 138 (4.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 120 (3.74%) PL/SQL
12 56 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 51 (1.59%) C++
13 51 (1.59%) VBA
14 49 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 47 (1.47%) C
16 42 (1.31%) TypeScript
17 38 (1.19%) Go
18 29 (0.90%) PHP
19 25 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 270 (8.42%) Degree
2 107 (3.34%) Security Cleared
3 83 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 59 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 30 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 21 (0.66%) ISEB
8 20 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
9 18 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 16 (0.50%) Master's Degree
11 14 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
13 12 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
14 11 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
15 8 (0.25%) AWS Certification
16 7 (0.22%) PMI Certification
17 6 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
18 4 (0.12%) CCNA
18 4 (0.12%) HND
18 4 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (9.33%) Data Quality
2 124 (3.87%) GDPR
3 108 (3.37%) QA
4 36 (1.12%) SLA
5 24 (0.75%) Accessibility
6 7 (0.22%) GxP
7 6 (0.19%) GRC
8 2 (0.062%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.062%) HL7
8 2 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.062%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.062%) PMO
8 2 (0.062%) SOC 2
8 2 (0.062%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.031%) ITGC
9 1 (0.031%) NCSC
9 1 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 353 (11.01%) Docker
2 68 (2.12%) VirtualBox
3 38 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 27 (0.84%) HDFS
5 22 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.41%) Apache Flume
6 13 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.16%) vSphere
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.062%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 328 (10.23%) Kubernetes
2 159 (4.96%) Terraform
3 117 (3.65%) Ansible
4 68 (2.12%) Docker Swarm
5 25 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
6 17 (0.53%) Kibana
7 15 (0.47%) Grafana
8 13 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
9 12 (0.37%) logstash
10 10 (0.31%) Argo
10 10 (0.31%) HP ALM
10 10 (0.31%) Puppet
11 8 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (0.19%) Oozie
13 6 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (0.19%) Packer
14 5 (0.16%) Istio
15 4 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
15 4 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 728 (22.71%) Microsoft
2 357 (11.14%) Oracle
3 330 (10.29%) Google
4 253 (7.89%) Informatica
5 252 (7.86%) Databricks
6 203 (6.33%) Talend
7 151 (4.71%) SAP
8 148 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
9 125 (3.90%) IBM
10 103 (3.21%) Cloudera
11 84 (2.62%) Hortonworks
12 73 (2.28%) Alteryx
13 35 (1.09%) Adobe
13 35 (1.09%) Cognos
13 35 (1.09%) Teradata
14 34 (1.06%) Ab Initio
15 28 (0.87%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 25 (0.78%) MuleSoft
17 23 (0.72%) SnapLogic
18 21 (0.66%) Splunk