Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Looker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Looker over the 6 months to 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Looker
UK
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 689 529 841
Rank change year-on-year -160 +312 +259
Permanent jobs citing Looker 381 160 239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.08% 1.14% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 292 147 212
10th Percentile £40,050 £42,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £43,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% -4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £73,125 £66,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £85,000 £84,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £56,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% +18.42% -5.00%

Looker is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 35,185 14,024 37,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.85% 28.69% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 22,520 11,928 30,811
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Looker
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Looker in the UK

Looker
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Looker in the UK

Looker
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Looker over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Looker in the UK

Looker
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Looker within the UK over the 6 months to 25 October 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 -140 360 £64,000 +6.67% 22
London -137 290 £65,000 +8.33% 17
Work from Home -204 80 £75,000 +30.43% 3
UK excluding London -178 67 £48,750 -13.33% 5
South West -59 41 £40,000 -23.81% 2
East of England -100 10 £76,250 +27.08%
North of England -127 7 £60,000 -14.29% 3
North West -93 6 £60,000 -14.29% 3
Midlands -111 5 £50,000 -
East Midlands -78 4 £48,750 -2.50%
South East - 2 £60,000 -
Scotland - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 £82,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, IT jobs citing Looker 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 Looker.

1 280 (73.49%) SQL
2 271 (71.13%) Analytics
3 244 (64.04%) Business Intelligence
4 230 (60.37%) Tableau
5 172 (45.14%) Python
6 162 (42.52%) Google
7 161 (42.26%) Power BI
7 161 (42.26%) Power Platform
8 157 (41.21%) Data Science
9 137 (35.96%) GCP
10 117 (30.71%) AWS
11 115 (30.18%) BigQuery
12 111 (29.13%) ETL
13 109 (28.61%) Data Modelling
13 109 (28.61%) Visualisation
14 101 (26.51%) Data Warehouse
15 98 (25.72%) Data Engineering
16 97 (25.46%) Finance
17 90 (23.62%) Big Data
18 87 (22.83%) Data Pipeline
19 85 (22.31%) Social Skills
20 78 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
21 77 (20.21%) Machine Learning
22 74 (19.42%) Amazon Redshift
23 72 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
23 72 (18.90%) Data Visualisation
24 71 (18.64%) Snowflake
25 70 (18.37%) Azure
26 69 (18.11%) Decision-Making
27 65 (17.06%) Degree

Looker
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 49 (12.86%) Apache Spark
2 46 (12.07%) Apache Airflow
3 11 (2.89%) Luigi
4 10 (2.62%) Apache
5 7 (1.84%) Confluence
6 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 28 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.52%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.52%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 161 (42.26%) Power Platform
2 137 (35.96%) GCP
3 117 (30.71%) AWS
4 71 (18.64%) Snowflake
5 70 (18.37%) Azure
6 65 (17.06%) dbt
7 54 (14.17%) Google Data Studio
8 46 (12.07%) Google Analytics
9 22 (5.77%) Amazon S3
10 19 (4.99%) Amazon Kinesis
10 19 (4.99%) Google Compute Engine
11 18 (4.72%) Amazon EMR
11 18 (4.72%) Fivetran
12 16 (4.20%) Adobe Analytics
13 15 (3.94%) Power Automate
14 11 (2.89%) Serverless
15 10 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (2.62%) SaaS
16 8 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (2.10%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.79%) Internet
2 2 (0.52%) Broadband
3 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (60.37%) Tableau
2 161 (42.26%) Power BI
3 115 (30.18%) BigQuery
4 101 (26.51%) Data Warehouse
5 90 (23.62%) Big Data
6 74 (19.42%) Amazon Redshift
7 35 (9.19%) Hadoop
7 35 (9.19%) Relational Database
8 29 (7.61%) NoSQL
9 22 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (5.25%) MySQL
10 20 (5.25%) SAP BW
11 19 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (4.72%) Amazon Athena
13 17 (4.46%) RDBMS
14 16 (4.20%) Metadata
14 16 (4.20%) Semantic Layer
15 15 (3.94%) SAP HANA
16 14 (3.67%) QlikView
17 13 (3.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (10.50%) JIRA
2 11 (2.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.84%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.84%) Spinnaker
4 6 (1.57%) GitLab
5 2 (0.52%) Snyk
6 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.26%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.26%) ERwin
General
1 97 (25.46%) Finance
2 85 (22.31%) Social Skills
3 72 (18.90%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (16.54%) Retail
5 57 (14.96%) Marketing
6 32 (8.40%) Games
6 32 (8.40%) Presentation Skills
7 13 (3.41%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.36%) Automotive
8 9 (2.36%) Banking
9 7 (1.84%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.57%) Legal
11 5 (1.31%) Advertising
12 3 (0.79%) Electronics
13 2 (0.52%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.26%) Czech Language
14 1 (0.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 118 (30.97%) Analyst
2 59 (15.49%) Data Engineer
3 54 (14.17%) Data Analyst
4 35 (9.19%) Data Scientist
5 28 (7.35%) Architect
6 27 (7.09%) Data Architect
7 22 (5.77%) Business Analyst
8 21 (5.51%) Data Manager
9 20 (5.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 20 (5.25%) Developer
9 20 (5.25%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 16 (4.20%) Data Warehouse Manager
11 15 (3.94%) Cloud Architect
11 15 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (3.94%) Senior Data Engineer
12 14 (3.67%) Data Business Analyst
12 14 (3.67%) Senior Data Scientist
13 12 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 12 (3.15%) Business Manager
14 11 (2.89%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.86%) Kafka
2 26 (6.82%) Web Services
3 20 (5.25%) TensorFlow
4 15 (3.94%) Apache Beam
5 13 (3.41%) HTML
5 13 (3.41%) Pandas
5 13 (3.41%) PySpark
6 10 (2.62%) Flask
6 10 (2.62%) NumPy
6 10 (2.62%) PyTorch
6 10 (2.62%) scikit-learn
7 9 (2.36%) Flutter
8 7 (1.84%) JSON
8 7 (1.84%) SciPy
8 7 (1.84%) XML
9 3 (0.79%) CSS
9 3 (0.79%) Keras
9 3 (0.79%) React
10 2 (0.52%) SAML
10 2 (0.52%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.04%) Public Cloud
2 19 (4.99%) Data Structures
3 17 (4.46%) Mobile Games
4 13 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (3.41%) User Experience
5 10 (2.62%) Algorithms
5 10 (2.62%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.10%) Clustering
7 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.84%) Wiki
8 6 (1.57%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.05%) Legacy Systems
11 2 (0.52%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.52%) Kindle
11 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.52%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.52%) Social Media
12 1 (0.26%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.20%) Linux
2 6 (1.57%) Unix
3 3 (0.79%) Windows
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (71.13%) Analytics
2 244 (64.04%) Business Intelligence
3 157 (41.21%) Data Science
4 111 (29.13%) ETL
5 109 (28.61%) Data Modelling
5 109 (28.61%) Visualisation
6 98 (25.72%) Data Engineering
7 87 (22.83%) Data Pipeline
8 78 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (20.21%) Machine Learning
10 72 (18.90%) Data Visualisation
11 69 (18.11%) Decision-Making
12 64 (16.80%) E-Commerce
13 61 (16.01%) Problem-Solving
14 58 (15.22%) Data Analytics
15 51 (13.39%) Data Strategy
16 49 (12.86%) Actionable Insight
17 48 (12.60%) Data Analysis
17 48 (12.60%) DevOps
18 47 (12.34%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 280 (73.49%) SQL
2 172 (45.14%) Python
3 41 (10.76%) R
4 33 (8.66%) LookML
5 30 (7.87%) Scala
6 28 (7.35%) Java
7 12 (3.15%) Ruby
8 10 (2.62%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.84%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.57%) C
11 3 (0.79%) Go
12 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.26%) C#
13 1 (0.26%) C++
13 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (17.06%) Degree
2 13 (3.41%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.36%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.52%) Tableau Certification
6 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (13.12%) Data Quality
2 20 (5.25%) QA
3 9 (2.36%) GDPR
4 6 (1.57%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 25 (6.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.26%) HDFS
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (8.14%) Kubernetes
2 27 (7.09%) Terraform
3 13 (3.41%) Kubeflow
4 9 (2.36%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (1.84%) Ansible
6 2 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.26%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 162 (42.52%) Google
2 29 (7.61%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.56%) Databricks
4 20 (5.25%) Oracle
4 20 (5.25%) SAP
5 18 (4.72%) Adobe
6 16 (4.20%) Teradata
7 12 (3.15%) Cloudera
8 11 (2.89%) Optimizely
9 10 (2.62%) Intel
10 9 (2.36%) Informatica
10 9 (2.36%) Maxymiser
10 9 (2.36%) Qubit
11 8 (2.10%) Dell
11 8 (2.10%) Talend
12 7 (1.84%) Hortonworks
13 6 (1.57%) Facebook
14 4 (1.05%) NVIDIA
14 4 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (0.52%) Hotjar