Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Looker
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 640 785 1013
Rank change year-on-year +145 +228 +144
Permanent jobs citing Looker 214 192 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.17% 0.076%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.96% 0.64% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 178 173 103
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £37,650
25th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +30.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £68,125
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +5.26%

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 22,216 30,154 42,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.46% 26.95% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17,903 24,882 34,910
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

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 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Looker in the UK

Looker
Top 12 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 16 April 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 +165 210 £65,000 - 17
London +127 179 £65,000 -3.70% 15
Work from Home -94 36 £67,500 - 3
UK excluding London +91 27 £56,250 +2.27% 2
South East +70 10 £55,000 -
North of England +36 7 £78,750 +50.00% 1
North West +38 6 £85,000 +54.55% 1
East of England - 5 £75,000 -
Midlands +36 4 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East Midlands +17 4 £45,000 -30.77%
South West +8 1 £40,000 -44.83%
North East - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 150 (70.09%) SQL
2 141 (65.89%) Business Intelligence
3 116 (54.21%) Tableau
4 115 (53.74%) Python
5 113 (52.80%) Analytics
6 109 (50.93%) ETL
7 86 (40.19%) Data Warehouse
7 86 (40.19%) Power BI
7 86 (40.19%) Power Platform
8 79 (36.92%) Data Science
9 78 (36.45%) Visualisation
10 75 (35.05%) AWS
11 74 (34.58%) Amazon Redshift
11 74 (34.58%) Snowflake Schema
11 74 (34.58%) GCP
12 68 (31.78%) Data Modelling
12 68 (31.78%) Google
13 67 (31.31%) BigQuery
14 60 (28.04%) Data Engineering
15 54 (25.23%) Azure
16 52 (24.30%) Data Visualisation
17 50 (23.36%) Finance
18 44 (20.56%) Degree
18 44 (20.56%) Data Analytics
19 43 (20.09%) Big Data
20 40 (18.69%) R
20 40 (18.69%) Fintech
21 38 (17.76%) Apache Airflow
22 37 (17.29%) Machine Learning
23 33 (15.42%) Computer Science

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 38 (17.76%) Apache Airflow
2 21 (9.81%) Apache Spark
3 13 (6.07%) Luigi
4 2 (0.93%) Confluence
4 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.93%) Liferay
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) FastStats
1 1 (0.47%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 86 (40.19%) Power Platform
2 75 (35.05%) AWS
3 74 (34.58%) GCP
4 54 (25.23%) Azure
5 22 (10.28%) Google Data Studio
6 17 (7.94%) Amazon Kinesis
7 15 (7.01%) Amazon S3
7 15 (7.01%) Google Sheets
8 13 (6.07%) Amazon EMR
8 13 (6.07%) Matillion
9 12 (5.61%) Trello
10 10 (4.67%) Azure Data Factory
11 8 (3.74%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (2.80%) GitHub
13 5 (2.34%) IaaS
13 5 (2.34%) PaaS
14 2 (0.93%) SaaS
15 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) DNS
1 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (54.21%) Tableau
2 86 (40.19%) Data Warehouse
2 86 (40.19%) Power BI
3 74 (34.58%) Amazon Redshift
3 74 (34.58%) Snowflake Schema
4 67 (31.31%) BigQuery
5 43 (20.09%) Big Data
6 23 (10.75%) Data Lake
7 22 (10.28%) Hadoop
8 21 (9.81%) Amazon Athena
8 21 (9.81%) SQL Server
9 19 (8.88%) MySQL
9 19 (8.88%) QlikView
10 18 (8.41%) Relational Database
11 14 (6.54%) RDBMS
12 13 (6.07%) Amazon QuickSight
13 12 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (5.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (5.14%) Azkaban
14 11 (5.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (7.48%) JIRA
2 12 (5.61%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.74%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.74%) Spinnaker
4 6 (2.80%) GitLab
5 3 (1.40%) MLflow
General
1 50 (23.36%) Finance
2 21 (9.81%) Marketing
3 20 (9.35%) Banking
4 12 (5.61%) Games
5 8 (3.74%) Retail
6 3 (1.40%) Automotive
7 2 (0.93%) Czech Language
7 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.47%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (28.97%) Data Engineer
2 53 (24.77%) Analyst
3 28 (13.08%) Developer
4 24 (11.21%) Data Analyst
5 19 (8.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 18 (8.41%) Architect
7 16 (7.48%) Data Architect
8 14 (6.54%) Consultant
9 13 (6.07%) Data Scientist
9 13 (6.07%) Python Engineer
9 13 (6.07%) SQL Analyst
10 12 (5.61%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (4.21%) AWS Engineer
11 9 (4.21%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 8 (3.74%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.74%) Data Consultant
13 7 (3.27%) AWS Architect
13 7 (3.27%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
13 7 (3.27%) SQL Data Analyst
14 6 (2.80%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.62%) PySpark
2 12 (5.61%) Kafka
3 6 (2.80%) HTML
4 5 (2.34%) JSON
4 5 (2.34%) Node.js
5 4 (1.87%) CSS
5 4 (1.87%) D3.js
5 4 (1.87%) React
5 4 (1.87%) REST
5 4 (1.87%) Spark Streaming
5 4 (1.87%) Web Services
6 3 (1.40%) Flask
6 3 (1.40%) SQLAlchemy
6 3 (1.40%) XGBoost
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Beam
7 1 (0.47%) LDAP
7 1 (0.47%) Middleware
7 1 (0.47%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.61%) Data Structures
2 12 (5.61%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (5.14%) Clustering
3 11 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.14%) Mobile Games
4 7 (3.27%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.27%) User Experience
5 5 (2.34%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.34%) Social Media
6 4 (1.87%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (1.87%) Blog
7 2 (0.93%) Bitcoin
7 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.47%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.34%) Linux
2 1 (0.47%) Android
2 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (65.89%) Business Intelligence
2 113 (52.80%) Analytics
3 109 (50.93%) ETL
4 79 (36.92%) Data Science
5 78 (36.45%) Visualisation
6 68 (31.78%) Data Modelling
7 60 (28.04%) Data Engineering
8 52 (24.30%) Data Visualisation
9 44 (20.56%) Data Analytics
10 40 (18.69%) Fintech
11 37 (17.29%) Machine Learning
12 33 (15.42%) Computer Science
13 30 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
14 29 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (12.15%) Data Analysis
15 26 (12.15%) Mathematics
16 25 (11.68%) Data Governance
17 24 (11.21%) Actionable Insight
18 23 (10.75%) Validation
19 22 (10.28%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 150 (70.09%) SQL
2 115 (53.74%) Python
3 40 (18.69%) R
4 21 (9.81%) Java
5 16 (7.48%) Scala
6 13 (6.07%) Go
7 11 (5.14%) C
8 4 (1.87%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.87%) MATLAB
8 4 (1.87%) Ruby
8 4 (1.87%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (20.56%) Degree
2 5 (2.34%) Master's Degree
3 4 (1.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.40%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.07%) GDPR
2 8 (3.74%) QA
3 7 (3.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (7.01%) Docker
2 3 (1.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (9.35%) Kubernetes
2 16 (7.48%) Terraform
3 8 (3.74%) Ansible
4 2 (0.93%) Oozie
Vendors
1 68 (31.78%) Google
2 29 (13.55%) Microsoft
3 25 (11.68%) Databricks
4 17 (7.94%) Oracle
5 13 (6.07%) Informatica
6 11 (5.14%) Cloudera
6 11 (5.14%) Talend
7 9 (4.21%) Teradata
8 7 (3.27%) Hortonworks
8 7 (3.27%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (2.80%) Alteryx
9 6 (2.80%) Cognos
9 6 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.80%) TIBCO
10 5 (2.34%) Intel
10 5 (2.34%) NVIDIA
11 4 (1.87%) Adobe
11 4 (1.87%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 3 (1.40%) Facebook
13 2 (0.93%) Yardi