Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Market Research skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Market Research over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Market Research
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 833 887 969
Rank change year-on-year +54 +82 -11
Permanent jobs citing Market Research 334 305 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 216 220 201
UK median annual salary £53,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% +12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,575 £19,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,875 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -27.84%

Market Research is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 149,712 160,336 174,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.56% 90.86%
Number of salaries quoted 119,082 126,510 145,216
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Market Research
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Market Research as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Market Research in the UK

Market Research
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Market Research.

Salary trend for Market Research in the UK

Market Research
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Market Research over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Market Research in the UK

Market Research
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Market Research within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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 +80 322 £55,000 +15.79% 51
London +94 190 £65,000 +12.07% 21
UK excluding London +7 139 £45,000 +12.50% 30
South East +16 68 £45,000 +20.00% 8
North of England -8 19 £30,000 -17.81% 9
Midlands +35 17 £37,500 -6.25% 3
East of England +29 14 £56,250 +29.31% 5
West Midlands +36 13 £37,500 - 2
Yorkshire +16 12 £30,500 -18.67% 3
South West +3 10 £28,500 -48.18% 5
North West -19 7 £27,500 -24.66% 4
Wales - 7 £34,000 -
Scotland +2 4 £62,500 +197.62%
East Midlands -4 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing Market Research 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 Market Research.

1 102 (30.54%) Marketing
2 88 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (24.85%) Finance
4 79 (23.65%) User Experience
5 78 (23.35%) Degree
6 70 (20.96%) Analytics
7 61 (18.26%) Product Management
8 60 (17.96%) Analytical Skills
9 50 (14.97%) SQL
10 41 (12.28%) Validation
11 38 (11.38%) E-Commerce
12 35 (10.48%) Service Design
13 34 (10.18%) Games
14 32 (9.58%) HTML
14 32 (9.58%) CSS
14 32 (9.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (9.28%) .NET
15 31 (9.28%) Data Analysis
15 31 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
16 30 (8.98%) JavaScript
16 30 (8.98%) SaaS
17 29 (8.68%) User Stories
18 28 (8.38%) Python
18 28 (8.38%) Project Management
19 27 (8.08%) B2B
20 26 (7.78%) jQuery
21 25 (7.49%) Data Science
21 25 (7.49%) Master's Degree
22 23 (6.89%) Prototyping
23 22 (6.59%) Legal

Market Research
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 13 (3.89%) SAS
2 7 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.80%) JBoss
4 5 (1.50%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.20%) WordPress
6 3 (0.90%) Confluence
7 2 (0.60%) CMS
7 2 (0.60%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.30%) Apache
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.30%) concrete5
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.89%) SPSS
3 12 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (1.20%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (1.20%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.90%) UserZoom
8 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.60%) Stata
9 1 (0.30%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Magento
1 1 (0.30%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.98%) SaaS
2 21 (6.29%) PaaS
3 16 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.79%) BPaaS
4 10 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 6 (1.80%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (0.90%) GitHub
6 3 (0.90%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.90%) IaaS
7 2 (0.60%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.30%) AdWords
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.30%) NUVI
8 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.99%) Internet
2 3 (0.90%) Firewall
3 2 (0.60%) DNS
3 2 (0.60%) HTTP
3 2 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.60%) SMTP
3 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.30%) LAN
4 1 (0.30%) SSL
4 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.30%) WAN
4 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.59%) MySQL
2 19 (5.69%) NoSQL
3 18 (5.39%) Hadoop
4 16 (4.79%) Big Data
4 16 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (4.49%) Blockchain
6 12 (3.59%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.40%) Power BI
8 6 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.80%) MS Access
9 5 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.20%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.90%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.90%) Looker
11 3 (0.90%) SQL Server
12 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (6.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.29%) Axure RP
3 7 (2.10%) JIRA
4 5 (1.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.30%) NUnit
6 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.30%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 102 (30.54%) Marketing
2 83 (24.85%) Finance
3 34 (10.18%) Games
4 22 (6.59%) Legal
5 21 (6.29%) Retail
6 13 (3.89%) Advertising
7 7 (2.10%) Banking
8 6 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.20%) Electronics
10 4 (1.20%) German Language
10 4 (1.20%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.20%) Mandarin Language
10 4 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.90%) Back Office
11 3 (0.90%) Brand Awareness
11 3 (0.90%) Publishing
11 3 (0.90%) Social Science
12 2 (0.60%) Automotive
12 2 (0.60%) Humanities
Job Titles
1 65 (19.46%) Product Manager
2 51 (15.27%) Developer
3 38 (11.38%) Analyst
4 35 (10.48%) Designer
4 35 (10.48%) UX Designer
5 23 (6.89%) Consultant
6 21 (6.29%) Architect
7 20 (5.99%) HTML Developer
8 19 (5.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 19 (5.69%) Lead Designer
8 19 (5.69%) Lead UX Designer
9 16 (4.79%) Senior Architect
10 14 (4.19%) Data Engineer
11 13 (3.89%) .NET Developer
11 13 (3.89%) Backend Developer
11 13 (3.89%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.89%) C# Developer
11 13 (3.89%) C# WCF Developer
11 13 (3.89%) HTML CSS Developer
11 13 (3.89%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.58%) CSS
1 32 (9.58%) HTML
2 31 (9.28%) .NET
3 26 (7.78%) jQuery
4 14 (4.19%) AngularJS
4 14 (4.19%) React
4 14 (4.19%) Sass
5 13 (3.89%) Ajax
5 13 (3.89%) JSON
5 13 (3.89%) WCF
5 13 (3.89%) Web Services
6 12 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (3.59%) CSS3
6 12 (3.59%) Handlebars
6 12 (3.59%) HTML5
6 12 (3.59%) lodash
7 11 (3.29%) Node.js
8 6 (1.80%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (1.80%) SOAP
8 6 (1.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (23.65%) User Experience
2 60 (17.96%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.29%) Social Media
4 20 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (5.69%) Computer Science
6 18 (5.39%) Mobile App
7 14 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (3.29%) Fintech
9 10 (2.99%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.69%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.80%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.80%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.20%) Bitcoin
12 4 (1.20%) Blog
12 4 (1.20%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.20%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.90%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.90%) NHS
13 3 (0.90%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.60%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.59%) Windows
2 16 (4.79%) Android
2 16 (4.79%) Apple iOS
3 13 (3.89%) Linux
4 6 (1.80%) Unix
5 2 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (20.96%) Analytics
3 61 (18.26%) Product Management
4 41 (12.28%) Validation
5 38 (11.38%) E-Commerce
6 35 (10.48%) Service Design
7 32 (9.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (9.28%) Data Analysis
8 31 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (8.68%) User Stories
10 28 (8.38%) Project Management
11 27 (8.08%) B2B
12 25 (7.49%) Data Science
13 23 (6.89%) Prototyping
14 21 (6.29%) CRM
15 20 (5.99%) Wireframes
16 19 (5.69%) Creative Thinking
16 19 (5.69%) Scrum
16 19 (5.69%) Six Sigma
16 19 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.97%) SQL
2 30 (8.98%) JavaScript
3 28 (8.38%) Python
4 17 (5.09%) C#
4 17 (5.09%) Java
5 14 (4.19%) R
6 9 (2.69%) PHP
7 8 (2.40%) ES6
7 8 (2.40%) VBA
8 7 (2.10%) ES8
9 6 (1.80%) Perl
9 6 (1.80%) Scala
10 4 (1.20%) C++
10 4 (1.20%) VB
11 2 (0.60%) Go
11 2 (0.60%) Ruby
11 2 (0.60%) Solidity
12 1 (0.30%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.30%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 78 (23.35%) Degree
2 25 (7.49%) Master's Degree
3 12 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (2.40%) ISACA
5 7 (2.10%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.20%) PhD
8 2 (0.60%) CISSP
9 1 (0.30%) CCNA
9 1 (0.30%) CCNP
9 1 (0.30%) CCSA
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.30%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.30%) MBA
9 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.19%) GDPR
2 10 (2.99%) QA
3 8 (2.40%) COBIT
4 6 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (1.80%) NIST 800
4 6 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.80%) SSAE 16
5 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.30%) HL7
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) Ansible
2 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (3.29%) Oracle
3 10 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.40%) Pardot
5 6 (1.80%) ServiceNow
5 6 (1.80%) Zend
6 5 (1.50%) Adobe
6 5 (1.50%) Google
6 5 (1.50%) LexisNexis
6 5 (1.50%) WorldPay
7 4 (1.20%) Tableau
8 3 (0.90%) Alteryx
8 3 (0.90%) Askia
8 3 (0.90%) Nebu
9 2 (0.60%) PayPal
9 2 (0.60%) Teradata
10 1 (0.30%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.30%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.30%) HP
10 1 (0.30%) HubSpot