Looker
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Looker skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Looker over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 469 703 601
Rank change year-on-year +234 -102 +156
Permanent jobs citing Looker 432 187 936
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.23% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.88% 1.09% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 113 122 206
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £47,925
25th Percentile £39,500 £56,250 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £77,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -25.81% +10.71% +7.69%
75th Percentile £80,000 £91,250 £87,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £103,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £46,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year +0.54% -28.85% +8.33%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK

Looker falls under the Databases and Business Intelligence category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring database or business intelligence skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 15,001 17,141 48,606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.31% 21.00% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9,803 11,990 21,295
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £80,625 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +8.25%

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 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Looker in the UK

Looker
Top 16 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 24 July 2024. 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 +196 397 £57,500 -25.81% 15
UK excluding London +265 364 £46,500 +0.54% 10
North of England +121 116 £41,000 -43.45% 5
South East +82 90 £57,500 +21.05%
South West +45 70 £53,500 +33.75% 3
Work from Home +33 58 £55,000 -26.67% 11
London +26 57 £75,000 -11.76% 8
North West - 56 £44,500 - 3
Midlands +18 43 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Yorkshire +81 42 £40,000 -44.83% 2
East Midlands - 23 - -
Scotland - 22 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands -1 20 £65,000 +52.94% 1
North East - 18 £32,500 -
East of England +4 17 - -
Wales - 6 - -

Looker
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (4.86%) Apache Airflow
2 12 (2.78%) Apache
3 10 (2.31%) Confluence
4 5 (1.16%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.69%) CMS
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.23%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 365 (84.49%) GCP
2 160 (37.04%) Azure
3 154 (35.65%) AWS
4 73 (16.90%) Azure DevOps
5 39 (9.03%) Power Platform
6 38 (8.80%) Google Analytics
7 35 (8.10%) dbt
8 19 (4.40%) Snowflake
9 15 (3.47%) Google Data Studio
10 14 (3.24%) Google Ads
11 11 (2.55%) Google Tag Manager
12 10 (2.31%) GitHub
12 10 (2.31%) Microsoft Advertising
13 8 (1.85%) Cloud Composer
14 7 (1.62%) Fivetran
15 6 (1.39%) GitHub Actions
16 5 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
16 5 (1.16%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 5 (1.16%) Google Sheets
16 5 (1.16%) Stitch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (84.03%) BigQuery
2 173 (40.05%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (13.19%) Tableau
4 39 (9.03%) Power BI
5 18 (4.17%) Data Lake
6 15 (3.47%) Amazon Redshift
7 9 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.85%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.62%) Airbyte
10 6 (1.39%) MySQL
10 6 (1.39%) Redshift Spectrum
11 4 (0.93%) DynamoDB
11 4 (0.93%) HDInsight
11 4 (0.93%) QlikView
12 3 (0.69%) Amazon Athena
12 3 (0.69%) Big Data
12 3 (0.69%) Data Vault
12 3 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (0.69%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (3.70%) Git
2 12 (2.78%) GitLab
2 12 (2.78%) JIRA
3 7 (1.62%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.69%) Spinnaker
5 2 (0.46%) CircleCI
General
1 322 (74.54%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (16.67%) Billing
3 42 (9.72%) Social Skills
4 28 (6.48%) Marketing
5 20 (4.63%) Finance
6 13 (3.01%) Retail
7 11 (2.55%) Advertising
8 10 (2.31%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (0.93%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.69%) Games
10 3 (0.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (0.46%) Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Law
11 2 (0.46%) Local Government
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 187 (43.29%) Data Engineer
2 170 (39.35%) Principal Data Engineer
2 170 (39.35%) Principal Engineer
3 159 (36.81%) Platform Engineer
4 78 (18.06%) Data Manager
5 76 (17.59%) Architect
6 74 (17.13%) Engineering Manager
7 73 (16.90%) Data Architect
8 24 (5.56%) Analyst
9 18 (4.17%) Senior
10 10 (2.31%) Data Analyst
10 10 (2.31%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (1.85%) Analytics Manager
11 8 (1.85%) Lead
12 7 (1.62%) Digital Analyst
13 6 (1.39%) Administrator
13 6 (1.39%) DBA
13 6 (1.39%) PPC Manager
13 6 (1.39%) Senior Data Analyst
13 6 (1.39%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.39%) XML
2 5 (1.16%) Apache Beam
2 5 (1.16%) HTML
2 5 (1.16%) Kafka
2 5 (1.16%) REST
3 4 (0.93%) CSS
3 4 (0.93%) Web Services
3 4 (0.93%) YAML
4 3 (0.69%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (0.46%) .NET
5 2 (0.46%) Handlebars
5 2 (0.46%) JSON
5 2 (0.46%) Pandas
6 1 (0.23%) Matplotlib
6 1 (0.23%) NumPy
6 1 (0.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 242 (56.02%) Self-Motivation
2 79 (18.29%) Product Ownership
3 7 (1.62%) Cloud Native
3 7 (1.62%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (1.16%) Replication
5 4 (0.93%) NHS
5 4 (0.93%) PropTech
6 3 (0.69%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.46%) Cybercrime
7 2 (0.46%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.46%) FMCG
7 2 (0.46%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.46%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (0.46%) Sports Betting
8 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.23%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.23%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (77.55%) Data Engineering
2 314 (72.69%) Problem-Solving
3 313 (72.45%) Platform Engineering
4 268 (62.04%) Agile
5 249 (57.64%) Mentoring
6 238 (55.09%) DevOps
7 185 (42.82%) Data Pipeline
8 178 (41.20%) ETL
9 175 (40.51%) Data Science
10 164 (37.96%) Data Modelling
11 161 (37.27%) DataOps
12 160 (37.04%) Change Management
13 94 (21.76%) Analytics
13 94 (21.76%) CI/CD
14 90 (20.83%) Data Governance
14 90 (20.83%) Scrum
15 76 (17.59%) Backlog Management
15 76 (17.59%) Line Management
16 75 (17.36%) Data Architecture
17 74 (17.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (17.13%) SQL
2 44 (10.19%) Python
3 19 (4.40%) Java
4 14 (3.24%) Scala
5 6 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.39%) R
6 5 (1.16%) Perl
6 5 (1.16%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.46%) C#
7 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.23%) Bash
8 1 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions
Qualifications
1 12 (2.78%) Degree
2 4 (0.93%) CIPD
2 4 (0.93%) DBS Check
3 2 (0.46%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.46%) SnowPro
4 1 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (53.70%) GDPR
2 85 (19.68%) Data Quality
3 75 (17.36%) QA
4 4 (0.93%) California Consumer Privacy Act
5 2 (0.46%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (2.78%) Terraform
2 8 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 391 (90.51%) Google
2 13 (3.01%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.62%) Teradata
4 6 (1.39%) Databricks
5 3 (0.69%) Adobe
5 3 (0.69%) Cloudera
5 3 (0.69%) Facebook
5 3 (0.69%) Hortonworks
5 3 (0.69%) HubSpot
5 3 (0.69%) Salesforce
5 3 (0.69%) TikTok
5 3 (0.69%) Twitter
5 3 (0.69%) YouTube
6 2 (0.46%) Ab Initio
6 2 (0.46%) Alteryx
6 2 (0.46%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.46%) Informatica
6 2 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.46%) Optimizely
6 2 (0.46%) Talend