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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 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Looker
UK
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 580 694 751
Rank change year-on-year +114 +57 +229
Permanent jobs citing Looker 828 212 177
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.83% 0.87% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 229 176 161
10th Percentile £47,350 £40,000 £46,750
25th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +30.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £81,563 £80,000
90th Percentile £105,250 £92,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +10.00%

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 45,316 24,238 25,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.76% 26.38% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21,006 18,623 20,670
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £79,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,799
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.50% +4.00%

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 21 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Looker in the UK

Looker
Top 13 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 21 May 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 +99 724 £70,000 +7.69% 11
London +38 626 £72,500 +11.54% 7
Work from Home -59 344 £75,000 +7.14% 5
UK excluding London -75 103 £62,500 +13.64% 4
South West +9 40 £58,000 +28.89% 1
Midlands -46 26 £60,000 +33.33%
West Midlands - 23 £55,000 -
East of England -73 12 - - 1
South East -102 12 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Scotland - 7 £65,000 -
North West -76 6 £50,000 -42.86% 1
North of England -87 6 £50,000 -41.18% 1
East Midlands -40 3 £65,000 +44.44%

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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.

1 647 (78.14%) SQL
2 546 (65.94%) Python
3 471 (56.88%) Analytics
4 447 (53.99%) Business Intelligence
5 415 (50.12%) Tableau
6 373 (45.05%) GCP
7 368 (44.44%) Visualisation
8 321 (38.77%) Google
9 317 (38.29%) BigQuery
10 315 (38.04%) Data Science
11 309 (37.32%) Data Warehouse
12 289 (34.90%) Analytical Skills
13 260 (31.40%) Power BI
13 260 (31.40%) Power Platform
14 253 (30.56%) AWS
14 253 (30.56%) Data Engineering
15 249 (30.07%) Agile
16 245 (29.59%) Data Modelling
17 244 (29.47%) Finance
18 241 (29.11%) ETL
19 235 (28.38%) Data Pipeline
20 215 (25.97%) dbt
21 212 (25.60%) Social Skills
22 205 (24.76%) Data Visualisation
23 196 (23.67%) Marketing
24 186 (22.46%) Snowflake
25 167 (20.17%) Amazon Redshift
26 165 (19.93%) Problem-Solving
26 165 (19.93%) Data Analysis
27 159 (19.20%) Decision-Making

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
1 147 (17.75%) Apache Airflow
2 92 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 24 (2.90%) Jupyter
4 11 (1.33%) Apache
4 11 (1.33%) SAS
5 10 (1.21%) Confluence
5 10 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.97%) CMS
7 7 (0.85%) Luigi
8 5 (0.60%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.48%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.24%) IPython
Applications
1 29 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.48%) SPSS
4 2 (0.24%) Stata
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (2.05%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.36%) Shopify
3 2 (0.24%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.12%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 373 (45.05%) GCP
2 260 (31.40%) Power Platform
3 253 (30.56%) AWS
4 215 (25.97%) dbt
5 186 (22.46%) Snowflake
6 143 (17.27%) Azure
7 87 (10.51%) Google Data Studio
8 66 (7.97%) Fivetran
9 42 (5.07%) SaaS
9 42 (5.07%) Slack
10 41 (4.95%) Google Analytics
11 37 (4.47%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 28 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
13 23 (2.78%) Amazon Kinesis
13 23 (2.78%) Serverless
14 21 (2.54%) Google Sheets
15 20 (2.42%) PaaS
16 19 (2.29%) Azure Data Factory
17 15 (1.81%) Cloud Composer
17 15 (1.81%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.72%) Broadband
2 5 (0.60%) Network Security
3 3 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (50.12%) Tableau
2 317 (38.29%) BigQuery
3 309 (37.32%) Data Warehouse
4 260 (31.40%) Power BI
5 167 (20.17%) Amazon Redshift
6 113 (13.65%) Big Data
7 112 (13.53%) Hadoop
8 82 (9.90%) Relational Database
9 67 (8.09%) Flink
10 66 (7.97%) MySQL
11 52 (6.28%) Data Lake
12 51 (6.16%) SQL Server
13 45 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
14 42 (5.07%) Data Mining
14 42 (5.07%) NoSQL
15 39 (4.71%) QlikView
16 38 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 29 (3.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 28 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 25 (3.02%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 77 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 57 (6.88%) JIRA
3 13 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.09%) Bitbucket Server
4 9 (1.09%) Jasmine
4 9 (1.09%) JUnit
4 9 (1.09%) Storybook
5 6 (0.72%) RStudio
6 4 (0.48%) ER Studio
6 4 (0.48%) ERwin
6 4 (0.48%) PowerDesigner
6 4 (0.48%) Spinnaker
7 2 (0.24%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 289 (34.90%) Analytical Skills
2 244 (29.47%) Finance
3 212 (25.60%) Social Skills
4 196 (23.67%) Marketing
5 104 (12.56%) Retail
6 48 (5.80%) Automotive
7 41 (4.95%) Advertising
7 41 (4.95%) Games
7 41 (4.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 32 (3.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (2.05%) Presentation Skills
10 15 (1.81%) Publishing
11 13 (1.57%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.33%) Banking
12 11 (1.33%) Documentation Skills
13 9 (1.09%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
15 6 (0.72%) Legal
15 6 (0.72%) Public Sector
16 5 (0.60%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 264 (31.88%) Data Engineer
2 254 (30.68%) Analyst
3 157 (18.96%) Senior Data Engineer
4 130 (15.70%) Data Analyst
5 68 (8.21%) Product Analyst
6 61 (7.37%) Senior Analyst
7 57 (6.88%) Developer
8 45 (5.43%) Product Manager
9 42 (5.07%) Architect
10 41 (4.95%) Data Scientist
11 40 (4.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 40 (4.83%) Principal Engineer
12 35 (4.23%) Senior Data Analyst
13 24 (2.90%) Data Architect
14 22 (2.66%) Business Analyst
14 22 (2.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 21 (2.54%) Data Manager
16 19 (2.29%) Consultant
17 18 (2.17%) Cloud Architect
17 18 (2.17%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (12.08%) Kafka
2 68 (8.21%) Apache Beam
3 32 (3.86%) Pandas
4 24 (2.90%) XML
5 22 (2.66%) REST
6 17 (2.05%) PySpark
6 17 (2.05%) React
7 15 (1.81%) Matplotlib
8 14 (1.69%) JSON
8 14 (1.69%) OLE
8 14 (1.69%) scikit-learn
9 13 (1.57%) NumPy
10 10 (1.21%) YAML
11 9 (1.09%) Flask
11 9 (1.09%) pytest
11 9 (1.09%) SciPy
12 8 (0.97%) Node.js
12 8 (0.97%) RESTful
13 7 (0.85%) Jinja
14 6 (0.72%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.92%) User Experience
2 37 (4.47%) Blog
3 30 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (3.26%) Cloud Native
5 21 (2.54%) Legacy Systems
5 21 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
6 19 (2.29%) Public Cloud
7 16 (1.93%) Digital Media
7 16 (1.93%) Marketing Technology
8 13 (1.57%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.45%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.33%) NHS
11 8 (0.97%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.85%) e-Learning
12 7 (0.85%) FMCG
12 7 (0.85%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.72%) Derivative
13 6 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.72%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 95 (11.47%) Linux
2 41 (4.95%) Windows
3 25 (3.02%) Unix
4 11 (1.33%) Android
5 9 (1.09%) Alpine Linux
5 9 (1.09%) Debian
5 9 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (56.88%) Analytics
2 447 (53.99%) Business Intelligence
3 368 (44.44%) Visualisation
4 315 (38.04%) Data Science
5 253 (30.56%) Data Engineering
6 249 (30.07%) Agile
7 245 (29.59%) Data Modelling
8 241 (29.11%) ETL
9 235 (28.38%) Data Pipeline
10 205 (24.76%) Data Visualisation
11 165 (19.93%) Data Analysis
11 165 (19.93%) Problem-Solving
12 159 (19.20%) Decision-Making
13 139 (16.79%) Data Analytics
14 138 (16.67%) Machine Learning
15 122 (14.73%) Software Engineering
16 117 (14.13%) CI/CD
17 102 (12.32%) Computer Science
18 98 (11.84%) Fintech
19 91 (10.99%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 647 (78.14%) SQL
2 546 (65.94%) Python
3 113 (13.65%) Java
4 111 (13.41%) R
5 64 (7.73%) Scala
6 25 (3.02%) JavaScript
7 22 (2.66%) Go
8 20 (2.42%) Bash
8 20 (2.42%) LookML
9 18 (2.17%) C
9 18 (2.17%) Ruby
10 13 (1.57%) C#
11 11 (1.33%) C++
11 11 (1.33%) Julia
12 9 (1.09%) Gremlin
12 9 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.09%) TypeScript
13 7 (0.85%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.48%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (14.73%) Degree
2 70 (8.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (6.04%) Master's Degree
4 18 (2.17%) AWS Certification
5 7 (0.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (7.73%) Data Quality
2 25 (3.02%) QA
3 11 (1.33%) GDPR
3 11 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.72%) Accessibility
5 6 (0.72%) GMP
6 5 (0.60%) SLA
7 2 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 30 (3.62%) Docker
2 11 (1.33%) ISA Server
3 4 (0.48%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 74 (8.94%) Kubernetes
2 48 (5.80%) Terraform
3 14 (1.69%) Grafana
4 9 (1.09%) Matomo
5 4 (0.48%) Ansible
5 4 (0.48%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 321 (38.77%) Google
2 62 (7.49%) Oracle
3 50 (6.04%) Teradata
4 48 (5.80%) Microsoft
5 40 (4.83%) Amplitude
6 37 (4.47%) Apple
7 29 (3.50%) Databricks
8 28 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (3.38%) Snowplow
9 18 (2.17%) Facebook
9 18 (2.17%) SAP
9 18 (2.17%) Talend
10 17 (2.05%) CA
11 15 (1.81%) Samsung
12 14 (1.69%) SoundCloud
13 11 (1.33%) YouTube
14 10 (1.21%) Twitter
15 8 (0.97%) Optimizely
16 7 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
16 7 (0.85%) PayPal