Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Looker
UK
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 550 836 1105
Rank change year-on-year +286 +269 +13
Permanent jobs citing Looker 160 238 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.18% 0.047%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.14% 0.64% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 163 215 52
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.23% -1.36%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £84,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +16.28%

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 14,044 36,933 48,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.49% 27.16% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11,826 30,353 39,811
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 26 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Looker in the UK

Looker
Top 10 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 26 October 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 +313 156 £60,000 +14.29% 11
London +236 148 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Work from Home +48 16 £57,500 -11.54% 2
UK excluding London +257 8 £51,250 +7.89% 8
North of England +182 3 £55,000 +83.33% 3
North West - 3 £55,000 - 2
East of England +144 2 £60,000 +76.47% 1
South West +106 2 £52,500 -
Midlands +120 1 £50,000 +14.29%
East Midlands +81 1 £50,000 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 128 (80.00%) SQL
1 128 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (52.50%) AWS
3 81 (50.63%) Visualisation
3 81 (50.63%) Python
4 77 (48.13%) Tableau
5 76 (47.50%) Data Warehouse
6 74 (46.25%) Analytics
7 68 (42.50%) Snowflake Schema
8 59 (36.88%) ETL
8 59 (36.88%) Data Modelling
9 57 (35.63%) GCP
10 56 (35.00%) Power BI
10 56 (35.00%) Power Platform
11 49 (30.63%) BigQuery
12 48 (30.00%) Amazon Redshift
12 48 (30.00%) Data Science
13 44 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (26.88%) Finance
15 39 (24.38%) Performance Tuning
16 38 (23.75%) Data Engineering
17 36 (22.50%) Azure
18 35 (21.88%) Google
18 35 (21.88%) Marketing
19 31 (19.38%) Data Visualisation
20 29 (18.13%) Actionable Insight
21 27 (16.88%) Mentoring
21 27 (16.88%) JIRA
22 26 (16.25%) Data Architecture
23 24 (15.00%) Fintech

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 15 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.38%) Apache
2 7 (4.38%) Apache Airflow
3 6 (3.75%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.88%) Apache Synapse
5 1 (0.63%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 84 (52.50%) AWS
2 57 (35.63%) GCP
3 56 (35.00%) Power Platform
4 36 (22.50%) Azure
5 19 (11.88%) Amazon S3
6 16 (10.00%) Trello
7 14 (8.75%) Google Sheets
8 9 (5.63%) SaaS
9 7 (4.38%) Google Analytics
10 4 (2.50%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (2.50%) Heroku
11 3 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.88%) GitHub
12 2 (1.25%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.63%) Google Container Engine
13 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (48.13%) Tableau
2 76 (47.50%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (42.50%) Snowflake Schema
4 56 (35.00%) Power BI
5 49 (30.63%) BigQuery
6 48 (30.00%) Amazon Redshift
7 23 (14.38%) Data Lake
8 22 (13.75%) Big Data
8 22 (13.75%) Relational Database
9 18 (11.25%) MySQL
10 16 (10.00%) Amazon Athena
11 15 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
13 12 (7.50%) DTS
14 11 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (5.63%) QlikView
16 8 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (4.38%) NoSQL
18 6 (3.75%) Azure SQL Database
18 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (16.88%) JIRA
2 19 (11.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.88%) GitLab
General
1 43 (26.88%) Finance
2 35 (21.88%) Marketing
3 17 (10.63%) Retail
4 10 (6.25%) Banking
5 4 (2.50%) Advertising
5 4 (2.50%) Games
5 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.88%) Electronics
6 3 (1.88%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (31.25%) Data Engineer
2 31 (19.38%) Analyst
2 31 (19.38%) Developer
3 24 (15.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 22 (13.75%) Consultant
5 21 (13.13%) SQL Developer
6 20 (12.50%) Data Analyst
7 18 (11.25%) SQL Analyst
8 15 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 12 (7.50%) SQL Data Analyst
10 10 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 10 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (5.63%) Power BI Developer
11 9 (5.63%) SQL BI Developer
12 8 (5.00%) SSRS Developer
13 6 (3.75%) Microsoft BI Developer
13 6 (3.75%) SQL Server BI Developer
13 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
13 6 (3.75%) SSIS Developer
13 6 (3.75%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.25%) PySpark
2 12 (7.50%) HTML
3 8 (5.00%) Kafka
3 8 (5.00%) LDAP
4 6 (3.75%) MDX
5 3 (1.88%) Lambda Expressions
5 3 (1.88%) Node.js
6 2 (1.25%) REST
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.63%) COM
7 1 (0.63%) Flask
7 1 (0.63%) JSON
7 1 (0.63%) Middleware
7 1 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.63%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (0.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (0.63%) Web Services
7 1 (0.63%) XML
7 1 (0.63%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.88%) Clustering
3 10 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.75%) Reinsurance
5 5 (3.13%) Social Media
6 4 (2.50%) User Experience
7 3 (1.88%) Blog
7 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.88%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.63%) Linux
2 6 (3.75%) Unix
3 3 (1.88%) Android
3 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 81 (50.63%) Visualisation
3 74 (46.25%) Analytics
4 59 (36.88%) Data Modelling
4 59 (36.88%) ETL
5 48 (30.00%) Data Science
6 44 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (24.38%) Performance Tuning
8 38 (23.75%) Data Engineering
9 31 (19.38%) Data Visualisation
10 29 (18.13%) Actionable Insight
11 27 (16.88%) Mentoring
12 26 (16.25%) Data Architecture
13 24 (15.00%) Data Strategy
13 24 (15.00%) Fintech
14 20 (12.50%) Decision-Making
15 18 (11.25%) Data Transformation
15 18 (11.25%) E-Commerce
16 17 (10.63%) DevOps
17 16 (10.00%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 128 (80.00%) SQL
2 81 (50.63%) Python
3 14 (8.75%) Java
4 13 (8.13%) C#
5 9 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.00%) C
6 8 (5.00%) R
7 5 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.50%) Kotlin
8 4 (2.50%) Ruby
8 4 (2.50%) Scala
9 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.13%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.88%) GDPR
2 8 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.50%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.50%) Terraform
3 2 (1.25%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.63%) Fluentd
4 1 (0.63%) Nagios
4 1 (0.63%) Packer
Vendors
1 35 (21.88%) Google
2 17 (10.63%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.13%) Databricks
4 5 (3.13%) Splunk
5 4 (2.50%) Oracle
5 4 (2.50%) SAP
6 3 (1.88%) Spotify
7 2 (1.25%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.63%) Cognos
8 1 (0.63%) IBM
8 1 (0.63%) Informatica
8 1 (0.63%) SnapLogic