Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Looker
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 649 925 1149
Rank change year-on-year +276 +224 -22
Permanent jobs citing Looker 162 169 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.12% 0.032%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 0.42% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 152 158 50
Median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +2.56% -15.22%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,125 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +13.10%

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 20,293 40,255 53,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.10% 27.58% 30.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16,549 32,988 43,629
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 15 July 2020.

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 15 July 2020. 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 +267 155 £62,500 +25.00% 3
London +219 135 £62,500 +25.00% 3
UK excluding London +217 20 £55,000 +10.00%
North of England +153 6 £51,250 +2.50%
South East +141 6 £55,000 -3.93%
Midlands +97 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Yorkshire +110 4 £46,250 -2.63%
East Midlands +62 4 £50,000 -
Work from Home +62 4 £53,750 -6.52%
North West +114 2 £52,500 +5.00%
East of England +93 2 £60,000 +33.33%
South West +93 1 £72,500 +38.10%
West Midlands +90 1 £55,000 +124.49%

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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.

1 134 (82.72%) SQL
2 131 (80.86%) Business Intelligence
3 107 (66.05%) Tableau
4 99 (61.11%) Python
5 91 (56.17%) AWS
6 79 (48.77%) Data Warehouse
7 78 (48.15%) Analytics
8 74 (45.68%) ETL
9 65 (40.12%) Snowflake Schema
10 64 (39.51%) GCP
11 62 (38.27%) Power BI
11 62 (38.27%) Power Platform
12 61 (37.65%) BigQuery
13 60 (37.04%) Visualisation
14 57 (35.19%) Amazon Redshift
15 56 (34.57%) Data Modelling
16 51 (31.48%) Data Science
17 48 (29.63%) Data Engineering
18 42 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
19 37 (22.84%) Azure
20 33 (20.37%) DevOps
20 33 (20.37%) Big Data
20 33 (20.37%) Finance
21 32 (19.75%) Data Visualisation
22 31 (19.14%) Marketing
23 30 (18.52%) Data Lake
24 28 (17.28%) Kubernetes
24 28 (17.28%) Amazon Athena
24 28 (17.28%) Amazon RDS
24 28 (17.28%) Docker

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 17 (10.49%) Apache Spark
2 14 (8.64%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (7.41%) Apache Airflow
4 9 (5.56%) Apache
5 8 (4.94%) Confluence
6 4 (2.47%) Apache Synapse
7 3 (1.85%) Luigi
7 3 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.62%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.62%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 91 (56.17%) AWS
2 64 (39.51%) GCP
3 62 (38.27%) Power Platform
4 37 (22.84%) Azure
5 27 (16.67%) Amazon S3
6 14 (8.64%) Serverless
7 13 (8.02%) Amazon Kinesis
8 12 (7.41%) SaaS
9 10 (6.17%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (6.17%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (6.17%) Heroku
10 9 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (5.56%) Amazon Glacier
11 6 (3.70%) Amazon EKS
11 6 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (1.85%) Google Analytics
12 3 (1.85%) Trello
13 2 (1.23%) Amazon SageMaker
13 2 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (1.23%) Kissmetrics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (48.77%) Data Warehouse
2 65 (40.12%) Snowflake Schema
3 62 (38.27%) Power BI
4 61 (37.65%) BigQuery
5 57 (35.19%) Amazon Redshift
6 33 (20.37%) Big Data
7 30 (18.52%) Data Lake
8 28 (17.28%) Amazon Athena
8 28 (17.28%) Amazon RDS
9 27 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (16.05%) NoSQL
11 24 (14.81%) SQL Server
12 18 (11.11%) QlikView
13 17 (10.49%) Relational Database
14 14 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (7.41%) OLAP
16 11 (6.79%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (6.79%) OLTP
16 11 (6.79%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 21 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.73%) JIRA
3 4 (2.47%) Flyway
3 4 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.47%) Liquibase
General
1 33 (20.37%) Finance
2 31 (19.14%) Marketing
3 14 (8.64%) Games
4 10 (6.17%) Advertising
5 9 (5.56%) Retail
6 4 (2.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.62%) Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (35.80%) Data Engineer
2 37 (22.84%) Developer
3 33 (20.37%) Analyst
4 27 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 20 (12.35%) SQL Developer
6 17 (10.49%) Data Analyst
7 15 (9.26%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (9.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 11 (6.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 10 (6.17%) ETL Developer
9 10 (6.17%) SQL Analyst
9 10 (6.17%) SSIS Developer
10 9 (5.56%) SQL BI Developer
11 8 (4.94%) Power BI Developer
11 8 (4.94%) SSRS Developer
12 7 (4.32%) Consultant
12 7 (4.32%) SQL Data Analyst
13 6 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
13 6 (3.70%) SQL Server BI Developer
13 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.43%) Kafka
2 17 (10.49%) PySpark
3 10 (6.17%) Node.js
4 7 (4.32%) REST
5 6 (3.70%) MDX
6 5 (3.09%) Apache NiFi
7 4 (2.47%) JSON
7 4 (2.47%) YAML
8 3 (1.85%) CSS
9 2 (1.23%) MXNet
9 2 (1.23%) TensorFlow
10 1 (0.62%) gRPC
10 1 (0.62%) HTML
10 1 (0.62%) LDAP
10 1 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.62%) SOAP
10 1 (0.62%) Spark Streaming
10 1 (0.62%) Web Services
10 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.26%) Data Structures
3 11 (6.79%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (6.17%) Clustering
5 7 (4.32%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.70%) Reinsurance
7 5 (3.09%) Social Media
8 4 (2.47%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.85%) Blog
10 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.23%) Tandem
10 2 (1.23%) User Experience
11 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.81%) Linux
2 16 (9.88%) Unix
3 1 (0.62%) Android
3 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (80.86%) Business Intelligence
2 78 (48.15%) Analytics
3 74 (45.68%) ETL
4 60 (37.04%) Visualisation
5 56 (34.57%) Data Modelling
6 51 (31.48%) Data Science
7 48 (29.63%) Data Engineering
8 42 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (20.37%) DevOps
10 32 (19.75%) Data Visualisation
11 26 (16.05%) Data Transformation
11 26 (16.05%) Fintech
12 22 (13.58%) Data Architecture
13 21 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (12.96%) Data Analysis
13 21 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (11.73%) Data Analytics
15 16 (9.88%) Data Strategy
15 16 (9.88%) Microservices
16 13 (8.02%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 134 (82.72%) SQL
2 99 (61.11%) Python
3 25 (15.43%) Java
4 16 (9.88%) C#
5 15 (9.26%) T-SQL
6 14 (8.64%) JavaScript
6 14 (8.64%) R
6 14 (8.64%) Scala
7 9 (5.56%) Kotlin
8 6 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.47%) C
10 3 (1.85%) ABAP
10 3 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.23%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.62%) C++
12 1 (0.62%) Go
12 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (6.17%) Degree
2 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.85%) GDPR
2 3 (1.85%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (17.28%) Docker
2 2 (1.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 28 (17.28%) Kubernetes
2 12 (7.41%) Terraform
3 6 (3.70%) Prometheus
4 3 (1.85%) Argo
4 3 (1.85%) Oozie
5 1 (0.62%) Ansible
5 1 (0.62%) Fluentd
5 1 (0.62%) Nagios
5 1 (0.62%) Packer
Vendors
1 107 (66.05%) Tableau
2 27 (16.67%) Google
3 12 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.17%) Informatica
4 10 (6.17%) Talend
5 8 (4.94%) Splunk
6 7 (4.32%) SAP
6 7 (4.32%) SnapLogic
7 6 (3.70%) Oracle
8 5 (3.09%) Alteryx
8 5 (3.09%) Databricks
9 4 (2.47%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (2.47%) Netezza
10 3 (1.85%) Cognos
10 3 (1.85%) Snowplow
10 3 (1.85%) Spotify
10 3 (1.85%) Vertica
11 2 (1.23%) Cadence
11 2 (1.23%) Facebook
11 2 (1.23%) New Relic