Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Looker
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 558 783 1049
Rank change year-on-year +225 +266 +89
Permanent jobs citing Looker 208 244 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.19% 0.059%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.18% 0.71% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 209 216 63
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £41,000 £35,625 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £92,500 £84,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £51,250 £46,250
% change year-on-year +9.76% +10.81% +2.78%

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 17,557 34,137 43,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.42% 27.07% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14,707 28,272 36,322
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +219 208 £65,000 +8.33% 21
London +180 185 £65,000 +4.00% 13
Work from Home -32 29 £67,500 +3.85% 4
UK excluding London +187 21 £56,250 +9.76% 7
South East +162 8 £65,000 +60.49%
North of England +86 8 £62,500 +61.29%
North West +85 7 £70,000 +27.27%
East of England +109 2 £57,500 +69.12% 3
South West +68 2 £52,500 - 2
Midlands +67 1 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Midlands +54 1 £45,000 -30.77%
North East - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 159 (76.44%) Business Intelligence
2 155 (74.52%) SQL
3 112 (53.85%) Analytics
4 96 (46.15%) Tableau
5 89 (42.79%) Python
6 88 (42.31%) Visualisation
7 82 (39.42%) Data Warehouse
8 80 (38.46%) Snowflake Schema
9 79 (37.98%) ETL
9 79 (37.98%) AWS
10 75 (36.06%) Data Modelling
11 74 (35.58%) Power BI
11 74 (35.58%) Power Platform
12 73 (35.10%) Data Science
13 58 (27.88%) Google
14 57 (27.40%) Amazon Redshift
15 56 (26.92%) GCP
16 53 (25.48%) BigQuery
17 51 (24.52%) Finance
18 50 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
19 47 (22.60%) Data Visualisation
20 44 (21.15%) Marketing
20 44 (21.15%) Data Engineering
21 43 (20.67%) Azure
22 42 (20.19%) Performance Tuning
23 41 (19.71%) Actionable Insight
24 35 (16.83%) Fintech
25 33 (15.87%) Degree
26 32 (15.38%) JIRA
27 31 (14.90%) R

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 23 (11.06%) Apache Airflow
2 12 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.33%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.88%) Luigi
5 1 (0.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) Jupyter
Applications
1 14 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) FastStats
1 1 (0.48%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 79 (37.98%) AWS
2 74 (35.58%) Power Platform
3 56 (26.92%) GCP
4 43 (20.67%) Azure
5 25 (12.02%) Trello
6 18 (8.65%) Amazon S3
7 17 (8.17%) Google Sheets
8 12 (5.77%) Azure Data Factory
9 8 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (3.37%) Google Analytics
11 6 (2.88%) GitHub
12 5 (2.40%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (2.40%) IaaS
12 5 (2.40%) PaaS
12 5 (2.40%) SaaS
13 4 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.48%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.44%) DNS
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (46.15%) Tableau
2 82 (39.42%) Data Warehouse
3 80 (38.46%) Snowflake Schema
4 74 (35.58%) Power BI
5 57 (27.40%) Amazon Redshift
6 53 (25.48%) BigQuery
7 24 (11.54%) MySQL
8 23 (11.06%) Big Data
9 22 (10.58%) Data Lake
10 18 (8.65%) Relational Database
10 18 (8.65%) SQL Server
11 14 (6.73%) Amazon Athena
11 14 (6.73%) DTS
12 12 (5.77%) Amazon QuickSight
13 11 (5.29%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (5.29%) Hadoop
14 8 (3.85%) QlikView
14 8 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (3.37%) Data Mining
15 7 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (15.38%) JIRA
2 14 (6.73%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.88%) GitLab
General
1 51 (24.52%) Finance
2 44 (21.15%) Marketing
3 16 (7.69%) Banking
4 14 (6.73%) Retail
5 10 (4.81%) Games
6 4 (1.92%) Electronics
6 4 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.92%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) French Language
7 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (25.96%) Data Engineer
2 53 (25.48%) Analyst
3 30 (14.42%) Developer
4 27 (12.98%) Consultant
5 24 (11.54%) Data Analyst
6 23 (11.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 17 (8.17%) SQL Analyst
8 16 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 16 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 16 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (5.77%) SQL Developer
10 11 (5.29%) Architect
11 10 (4.81%) Data Architect
11 10 (4.81%) Data Consultant
11 10 (4.81%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
12 8 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Consultant
12 8 (3.85%) Senior Data Engineer
12 8 (3.85%) SQL Data Analyst
13 7 (3.37%) Python Engineer
13 7 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.13%) PySpark
2 14 (6.73%) HTML
3 9 (4.33%) LDAP
4 3 (1.44%) Flask
4 3 (1.44%) Kafka
4 3 (1.44%) Lambda Expressions
4 3 (1.44%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.48%) COM
5 1 (0.48%) Middleware
5 1 (0.48%) REST
5 1 (0.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.58%) Clustering
3 10 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.33%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.33%) Mobile Games
4 9 (4.33%) Social Media
5 8 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.88%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (2.88%) Blog
7 5 (2.40%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.44%) User Experience
9 2 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.48%) Acoustics
10 1 (0.48%) Bitcoin
10 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.92%) Linux
2 3 (1.44%) Android
2 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (76.44%) Business Intelligence
2 112 (53.85%) Analytics
3 88 (42.31%) Visualisation
4 79 (37.98%) ETL
5 75 (36.06%) Data Modelling
6 73 (35.10%) Data Science
7 50 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (22.60%) Data Visualisation
9 44 (21.15%) Data Engineering
10 42 (20.19%) Performance Tuning
11 41 (19.71%) Actionable Insight
12 35 (16.83%) Fintech
13 28 (13.46%) Data Analytics
14 27 (12.98%) Data Architecture
15 25 (12.02%) Data Ingestion
15 25 (12.02%) Decision-Making
16 24 (11.54%) Computer Science
16 24 (11.54%) Mathematics
16 24 (11.54%) Sprint Planning
17 21 (10.10%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 155 (74.52%) SQL
2 89 (42.79%) Python
3 31 (14.90%) R
4 16 (7.69%) C
5 9 (4.33%) Scala
6 8 (3.85%) Java
7 7 (3.37%) C#
8 5 (2.40%) Go
9 4 (1.92%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.44%) Ruby
11 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.48%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 33 (15.87%) Degree
2 5 (2.40%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.65%) GDPR
2 10 (4.81%) QA
3 7 (3.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) Docker
2 3 (1.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.37%) Terraform
2 5 (2.40%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.48%) Oozie
Vendors
1 58 (27.88%) Google
2 25 (12.02%) Databricks
3 24 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.29%) Oracle
5 8 (3.85%) Informatica
6 7 (3.37%) Talend
7 6 (2.88%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (2.40%) Cognos
8 5 (2.40%) Intel
8 5 (2.40%) NVIDIA
8 5 (2.40%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.92%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.92%) SAP
10 3 (1.44%) Adobe
10 3 (1.44%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) Alterian
11 1 (0.48%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.48%) Calypso
11 1 (0.48%) Teradata