Period
to 29 November 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 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extract, Transform and Load (ETL)
UK
6 months to
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 119 136
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17 +5
Permanent jobs citing ETL 3,831 1,468 3,507
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.98% 2.71% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 2.92% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,795 1,205 2,828
10th Percentile £39,850 £36,350 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77% -3.64%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £91,400 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 121,446 50,358 125,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.34% 92.91% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 80,609 42,246 100,493
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.44%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 November 2021.

Salary histogram for ETL in the UK

ETL
Top 17 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 November 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 +7 3,425 £60,000 +9.09% 513
London +2 1,801 £65,000 - 255
UK excluding London +6 1,643 £50,000 +5.26% 276
Work from Home +2 799 £62,500 +22.55% 124
South East +13 451 £57,500 +27.78% 66
North of England -22 411 £47,500 - 83
Midlands +12 334 £50,000 - 55
West Midlands +6 231 £52,500 +5.00% 44
North West -30 218 £50,000 - 56
South West -5 177 £50,000 +2.56% 18
Yorkshire -24 156 £45,000 - 20
East of England -25 148 £55,000 - 28
Scotland -7 109 £50,000 +11.11% 23
East Midlands -21 103 £50,000 - 11
North East -12 37 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Wales -65 13 £50,000 +8.11% 3
Northern Ireland -36 12 £43,750 -2.78%

For the 6 months to 29 November 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 2,622 (68.44%) SQL
2 1,866 (48.71%) Business Intelligence
3 1,797 (46.91%) Data Warehouse
4 1,586 (41.40%) Analytics
5 1,444 (37.69%) Azure
6 1,402 (36.60%) Python
7 1,209 (31.56%) Power Platform
8 1,201 (31.35%) Power BI
9 1,188 (31.01%) Data Modelling
10 1,119 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
11 1,111 (29.00%) AWS
12 1,059 (27.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1,034 (26.99%) SQL Server
14 929 (24.25%) Microsoft
15 920 (24.01%) Social Skills
16 757 (19.76%) Finance
17 743 (19.39%) Big Data
18 698 (18.22%) Data Lake
19 680 (17.75%) Visualisation
20 650 (16.97%) DevOps
21 643 (16.78%) Data Engineering
22 642 (16.76%) Data Pipeline
23 619 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
24 610 (15.92%) Data Science
25 609 (15.90%) Data Management
25 609 (15.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 609 (15.90%) Java
26 568 (14.83%) Tableau
27 540 (14.10%) Migration
28 534 (13.94%) Data Quality

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
1 379 (9.89%) Apache Spark
2 224 (5.85%) Apache Airflow
3 154 (4.02%) Apache
4 111 (2.90%) Confluence
5 102 (2.66%) SAS
6 81 (2.11%) SharePoint
7 72 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
8 39 (1.02%) Luigi
9 29 (0.76%) Apache Pig
10 24 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 21 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
12 19 (0.50%) Jupyter
13 14 (0.37%) CMS
14 11 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.23%) IIS
16 7 (0.18%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.16%) Appian
18 4 (0.10%) Tornado
19 3 (0.078%) JBoss
20 2 (0.052%) Tomcat
Applications
1 328 (8.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 93 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.31%) Chatbot
5 12 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.13%) Figma
8 4 (0.10%) SPSS
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 33 (0.86%) SAP S/4HANA
2 30 (0.78%) FastStats
3 22 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (0.44%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 16 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
8 13 (0.34%) NetSuite
9 10 (0.26%) SAP MDG
10 9 (0.23%) Unica
11 8 (0.21%) SAP R/3
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
13 5 (0.13%) SAP ERP
14 4 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
14 4 (0.10%) FastStats PeopleStage
14 4 (0.10%) Magento
14 4 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
14 4 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 4 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 4 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,444 (37.69%) Azure
2 1,209 (31.56%) Power Platform
3 1,111 (29.00%) AWS
4 530 (13.83%) GCP
5 480 (12.53%) Azure Data Factory
6 308 (8.04%) Snowflake
7 219 (5.72%) Serverless
8 211 (5.51%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 191 (4.99%) SaaS
10 186 (4.86%) GitHub
11 165 (4.31%) Amazon S3
12 133 (3.47%) AWS Lambda
13 124 (3.24%) Amazon EMR
14 114 (2.98%) PaaS
15 105 (2.74%) Microsoft 365
16 91 (2.38%) Amazon Kinesis
17 84 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
18 79 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
19 77 (2.01%) Azure Cosmos DB
20 73 (1.91%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 85 (2.22%) Cisco IPT
2 35 (0.91%) HTTP
3 28 (0.73%) Internet
4 17 (0.44%) FTP
5 12 (0.31%) Extranet
5 12 (0.31%) VPN
6 11 (0.29%) DNS
6 11 (0.29%) Intranet
7 10 (0.26%) LAN
8 9 (0.23%) ATM
8 9 (0.23%) WAN
9 8 (0.21%) SSL
10 7 (0.18%) Broadband
11 6 (0.16%) Firewall
11 6 (0.16%) Network Security
12 4 (0.10%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.10%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.10%) WPA
13 3 (0.078%) SMS
13 3 (0.078%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,797 (46.91%) Data Warehouse
2 1,201 (31.35%) Power BI
3 1,059 (27.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,034 (26.99%) SQL Server
5 743 (19.39%) Big Data
6 698 (18.22%) Data Lake
7 609 (15.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 568 (14.83%) Tableau
9 475 (12.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 404 (10.55%) NoSQL
11 392 (10.23%) Relational Database
12 376 (9.81%) Hadoop
13 341 (8.90%) MySQL
14 335 (8.74%) Amazon Redshift
15 329 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
16 230 (6.00%) MongoDB
17 192 (5.01%) Azure SQL Database
17 192 (5.01%) BigQuery
18 149 (3.89%) Apache Hive
19 146 (3.81%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 312 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 212 (5.53%) JIRA
3 127 (3.32%) Jenkins
4 112 (2.92%) Visual Studio
5 66 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 61 (1.59%) Bitbucket
7 40 (1.04%) Selenium
8 38 (0.99%) ERwin
8 38 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (0.84%) GitLab
10 27 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 27 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 25 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
11 25 (0.65%) TeamCity
11 25 (0.65%) Toad
12 21 (0.55%) Maven
13 18 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 17 (0.44%) kappa
15 16 (0.42%) RStudio
15 16 (0.42%) Spinnaker
General
1 920 (24.01%) Social Skills
2 757 (19.76%) Finance
3 619 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
4 158 (4.12%) Marketing
5 156 (4.07%) Banking
6 136 (3.55%) Retail
7 111 (2.90%) Public Sector
8 101 (2.64%) Legal
9 79 (2.06%) Law
9 79 (2.06%) Presentation Skills
10 63 (1.64%) Advertising
11 56 (1.46%) Manufacturing
12 54 (1.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 47 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 46 (1.20%) Telecoms
15 40 (1.04%) Games
16 39 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
17 36 (0.94%) Back Office
18 32 (0.84%) Automotive
18 32 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,134 (29.60%) Data Engineer
2 970 (25.32%) Developer
3 438 (11.43%) Analyst
4 384 (10.02%) Architect
4 384 (10.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 272 (7.10%) Data Architect
6 239 (6.24%) Data Analyst
7 237 (6.19%) SQL Developer
8 202 (5.27%) Senior Data Engineer
9 151 (3.94%) Consultant
10 147 (3.84%) Security Engineer
11 134 (3.50%) Azure Engineer
12 129 (3.37%) Senior Developer
13 122 (3.18%) ETL Developer
14 116 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
15 112 (2.92%) Data Manager
16 108 (2.82%) Big Data Engineer
17 99 (2.58%) DBA
18 97 (2.53%) Software Engineer
19 93 (2.43%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (8.35%) Kafka
2 291 (7.60%) .NET
3 183 (4.78%) REST
4 180 (4.70%) JSON
5 176 (4.59%) Web Services
6 171 (4.46%) XML
7 92 (2.40%) Node.js
8 88 (2.30%) MDX
9 81 (2.11%) React
10 77 (2.01%) SOAP
11 74 (1.93%) RESTful
12 71 (1.85%) HTML
13 70 (1.83%) PySpark
14 57 (1.49%) Apache Beam
15 52 (1.36%) Middleware
16 49 (1.28%) AngularJS
17 46 (1.20%) Pandas
18 44 (1.15%) ASP.NET
19 43 (1.12%) CSS
20 41 (1.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 235 (6.13%) Data Structures
2 168 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 93 (2.43%) Algorithms
4 87 (2.27%) User Experience
5 76 (1.98%) Public Cloud
6 70 (1.83%) Legacy Systems
7 69 (1.80%) Life Science
8 66 (1.72%) Cloud Native
8 66 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
9 61 (1.59%) Virtual Team
10 60 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
11 42 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
12 39 (1.02%) Acoustics
13 37 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
13 37 (0.97%) Marketing Technology
14 34 (0.89%) Clustering
15 33 (0.86%) Reference Data
16 31 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
17 30 (0.78%) Renewable Energy
18 24 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 148 (3.86%) Unix
2 142 (3.71%) Linux
3 89 (2.32%) Windows
4 31 (0.81%) Solaris
5 20 (0.52%) Windows Server
6 19 (0.50%) VMS
7 10 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.16%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.16%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.13%) Android
10 4 (0.10%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.052%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.052%) CentOS
11 2 (0.052%) SUSE
12 1 (0.026%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,866 (48.71%) Business Intelligence
2 1,586 (41.40%) Analytics
3 1,188 (31.01%) Data Modelling
4 1,119 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
5 680 (17.75%) Visualisation
6 650 (16.97%) DevOps
7 643 (16.78%) Data Engineering
8 642 (16.76%) Data Pipeline
9 610 (15.92%) Data Science
10 609 (15.90%) Data Management
11 540 (14.10%) Migration
12 533 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
13 461 (12.03%) Data Architecture
14 417 (10.88%) Data Analytics
15 363 (9.48%) Data Visualisation
16 344 (8.98%) Data Analysis
17 341 (8.90%) Data Integration
18 308 (8.04%) Data Migration
19 303 (7.91%) Data Governance
20 300 (7.83%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,622 (68.44%) SQL
2 1,402 (36.60%) Python
3 609 (15.90%) Java
4 525 (13.70%) T-SQL
5 437 (11.41%) C#
6 351 (9.16%) PowerShell
7 280 (7.31%) Scala
8 275 (7.18%) R
9 184 (4.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 170 (4.44%) JavaScript
11 162 (4.23%) PL/SQL
12 129 (3.37%) Bash Shell
13 82 (2.14%) Shell Script
14 79 (2.06%) VBA
15 62 (1.62%) C
16 56 (1.46%) C++
17 50 (1.31%) TypeScript
18 40 (1.04%) Go
19 34 (0.89%) HiveQL
20 31 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 242 (6.32%) Degree
2 98 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 86 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (2.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 85 (2.22%) CISSP
5 72 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 67 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 56 (1.46%) AWS Certification
8 31 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (0.57%) ISEB
10 20 (0.52%) Master's Degree
10 20 (0.52%) PMI Certification
10 20 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
11 18 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
12 17 (0.44%) ISTQB
13 15 (0.39%) CCSP
14 13 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (0.23%) MCSA
16 7 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.16%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 534 (13.94%) Data Quality
2 167 (4.36%) QA
3 161 (4.20%) GDPR
4 31 (0.81%) SLA
5 29 (0.76%) Accessibility
6 14 (0.37%) CDISC
7 13 (0.34%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.31%) HL7
9 8 (0.21%) GxP
10 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.13%) GRC
11 5 (0.13%) PMBOK
11 5 (0.13%) PMO
12 4 (0.10%) COBIT
12 4 (0.10%) SOC 2
13 3 (0.078%) IFRS
14 2 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.052%) PSD2
14 2 (0.052%) TARGET2
System Software
1 252 (6.58%) Docker
2 35 (0.91%) HDFS
3 29 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 20 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.29%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.078%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.078%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.052%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.052%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 208 (5.43%) Kubernetes
2 127 (3.32%) Terraform
3 70 (1.83%) Ansible
4 24 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
5 15 (0.39%) Oozie
5 15 (0.39%) Puppet
6 13 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
7 11 (0.29%) Control-M
7 11 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.23%) Prometheus
9 8 (0.21%) Grafana
9 8 (0.21%) Kibana
10 7 (0.18%) HP ALM
11 6 (0.16%) Argo
11 6 (0.16%) Automic
11 6 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (0.16%) logstash
11 6 (0.16%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.10%) Mesos
Vendors
1 929 (24.25%) Microsoft
2 481 (12.56%) Oracle
3 415 (10.83%) Databricks
4 298 (7.78%) Informatica
5 283 (7.39%) Google
6 213 (5.56%) Talend
7 198 (5.17%) SAP
8 194 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
9 111 (2.90%) IBM
10 96 (2.51%) Alteryx
11 66 (1.72%) Palantir
12 62 (1.62%) Cloudera
13 60 (1.57%) Teradata
14 58 (1.51%) Adobe
15 56 (1.46%) MuleSoft
16 48 (1.25%) Cognos
17 47 (1.23%) Hortonworks
18 39 (1.02%) Splunk
19 38 (0.99%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
20 31 (0.81%) RedGate