Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Market Research
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 898 930 977
Rank change year-on-year +32 +47 -8
Permanent jobs citing Market Research 274 244 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 224 192 240
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,025 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,625 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +38.46%

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 157,432 157,308 187,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 128,025 129,519 155,322
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +42 260 £50,000 +11.11% 75
UK excluding London +34 136 £45,000 +9.76% 42
London -19 122 £55,000 +4.76% 33
East of England +31 36 £45,000 +50.00% 7
South East +4 36 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North of England +8 31 £47,500 +27.52% 15
North West +15 19 £47,500 +46.15% 7
South West - 16 £50,000 - 5
Midlands +21 14 £40,000 -17.95% 5
Yorkshire +11 9 £37,500 -8.54% 3
East Midlands +11 7 £40,000 - 4
West Midlands +11 7 £35,000 -28.21% 1
North East -22 3 - - 5
Scotland -34 3 - -

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 89 (32.48%) Marketing
2 80 (29.20%) Finance
3 63 (22.99%) Degree
3 63 (22.99%) Product Management
4 60 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (21.17%) Analytics
6 51 (18.61%) HTML
6 51 (18.61%) JavaScript
7 48 (17.52%) CSS
8 43 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
9 41 (14.96%) User Experience
9 41 (14.96%) SQL
10 40 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (13.14%) Microsoft
11 36 (13.14%) Retail
12 35 (12.77%) Project Management
12 35 (12.77%) Business Development
13 30 (10.95%) Visualisation
14 28 (10.22%) E-Commerce
15 25 (9.12%) Microsoft Excel
16 24 (8.76%) Tableau
17 22 (8.03%) SaaS
18 21 (7.66%) .NET
19 19 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
19 19 (6.93%) Google
19 19 (6.93%) Legal
19 19 (6.93%) Games
19 19 (6.93%) QA
19 19 (6.93%) Data Analytics
20 18 (6.57%) Mobile App

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 8 (2.92%) SAS
2 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.73%) Drupal
3 2 (0.73%) JBoss
4 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.36%) Confluence
4 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.36%) Marvel
Applications
1 25 (9.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.92%) SPSS
5 3 (1.09%) InVision
5 3 (1.09%) Stata
6 2 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (1.09%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.73%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.03%) SaaS
2 10 (3.65%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.82%) Google Tag Manager
4 4 (1.46%) Sage Pay
5 3 (1.09%) AdWords
5 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.09%) Office 365
6 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.46%) Firewall
2 4 (1.46%) Internet
2 4 (1.46%) LAN
2 4 (1.46%) WAN
3 3 (1.09%) BGP
3 3 (1.09%) DHCP
3 3 (1.09%) DNS
3 3 (1.09%) EIGRP
3 3 (1.09%) MPLS
3 3 (1.09%) OSPF
3 3 (1.09%) VoIP
4 2 (0.73%) GLBP
4 2 (0.73%) H.323
4 2 (0.73%) HSRP
4 2 (0.73%) MGCP
4 2 (0.73%) Multicast
4 2 (0.73%) SCCP
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.84%) Spotfire
2 13 (4.74%) MySQL
3 12 (4.38%) Blockchain
4 8 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.19%) Power BI
6 5 (1.82%) Big Data
6 5 (1.82%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.82%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.46%) GIS
7 4 (1.46%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.09%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.09%) QlikView
8 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.73%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.73%) HBase
9 2 (0.73%) Impala
9 2 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 9 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.19%) JIRA
2 6 (2.19%) Selenium
2 6 (2.19%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.82%) Protractor
4 4 (1.46%) Axure RP
4 4 (1.46%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.73%) webpack
General
1 89 (32.48%) Marketing
2 80 (29.20%) Finance
3 36 (13.14%) Retail
4 19 (6.93%) Games
4 19 (6.93%) Legal
5 13 (4.74%) Banking
6 8 (2.92%) Advertising
7 7 (2.55%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.82%) Automotive
8 5 (1.82%) Electronics
8 5 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.46%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.73%) Local Government
10 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.73%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (23.36%) Developer
2 57 (20.80%) Product Manager
3 36 (13.14%) Analyst
4 21 (7.66%) Designer
5 17 (6.20%) Product Owner
5 17 (6.20%) SQL Developer
5 17 (6.20%) UX Designer
6 14 (5.11%) Spotfire Developer
7 12 (4.38%) Angular Developer
7 12 (4.38%) Consultant
8 11 (4.01%) Senior Manager
8 11 (4.01%) UI Designer
9 10 (3.65%) Account Manager
9 10 (3.65%) Data Analyst
10 9 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (3.28%) UI/UX Designer
11 8 (2.92%) Analytics Developer
11 8 (2.92%) React Developer
12 7 (2.55%) Marketing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (18.61%) HTML
2 48 (17.52%) CSS
3 21 (7.66%) .NET
4 17 (6.20%) AngularJS
5 11 (4.01%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (3.65%) React
7 9 (3.28%) Sass
8 8 (2.92%) jQuery
9 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (2.55%) Handlebars
9 7 (2.55%) lodash
9 7 (2.55%) WCF
10 5 (1.82%) Middleware
10 5 (1.82%) Nightwatchjs
11 4 (1.46%) HTML5
11 4 (1.46%) JSON
11 4 (1.46%) SOAP
11 4 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (1.46%) XML
12 3 (1.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (14.96%) User Experience
3 18 (6.57%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.11%) Blog
5 10 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.65%) Social Media
6 6 (2.19%) Fintech
7 5 (1.82%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.46%) NHS
8 4 (1.46%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.46%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.09%) Anti-Piracy
9 3 (1.09%) Bitcoin
9 3 (1.09%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.09%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.09%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.38%) Windows
2 4 (1.46%) Android
3 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.73%) Linux
4 2 (0.73%) Unix
5 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.99%) Product Management
2 60 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (21.17%) Analytics
4 40 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (12.77%) Business Development
5 35 (12.77%) Project Management
6 30 (10.95%) Visualisation
7 28 (10.22%) E-Commerce
8 19 (6.93%) Data Analytics
9 18 (6.57%) Scrum
10 17 (6.20%) Customer Insight
10 17 (6.20%) Mentoring
10 17 (6.20%) Product Marketing
11 16 (5.84%) Quantitative Research
12 15 (5.47%) User Stories
13 14 (5.11%) DevOps
14 13 (4.74%) Marketing Strategy
15 11 (4.01%) SDLC
16 10 (3.65%) Front End Development
16 10 (3.65%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.61%) JavaScript
2 41 (14.96%) SQL
3 13 (4.74%) C#
4 12 (4.38%) Ruby
5 10 (3.65%) Python
6 8 (2.92%) R
7 7 (2.55%) PHP
8 6 (2.19%) Java
9 5 (1.82%) C
9 5 (1.82%) VBA
10 4 (1.46%) Perl
11 3 (1.09%) C++
11 3 (1.09%) Elixir
11 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.73%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.73%) Scala
12 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (22.99%) Degree
2 6 (2.19%) ISEB
2 6 (2.19%) MBA
3 5 (1.82%) CCNP
3 5 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.82%) Master's Degree
3 5 (1.82%) PhD
4 4 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.09%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.73%) CCNA
6 2 (0.73%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.73%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.93%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) Basel III
2 5 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (1.82%) SEPA
2 5 (1.82%) TARGET2
3 4 (1.46%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.09%) PMO
5 2 (0.73%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 4 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.73%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.73%) Firmware
3 2 (0.73%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Oozie
Vendors
1 36 (13.14%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.76%) Tableau
3 19 (6.93%) Google
4 14 (5.11%) TIBCO
5 8 (2.92%) HP
6 6 (2.19%) SAP
7 5 (1.82%) Cisco
8 4 (1.46%) Adobe
8 4 (1.46%) Adyen
8 4 (1.46%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.46%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.46%) Dell
8 4 (1.46%) Oracle
8 4 (1.46%) PayPal
8 4 (1.46%) Wrike
9 3 (1.09%) Datactics
9 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.09%) SonicWALL
9 3 (1.09%) Twitter
9 3 (1.09%) VMware