Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Market Research
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 901 954 954
Rank change year-on-year +53 0 +29
Permanent jobs citing Market Research 288 285 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 217 210 260
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,849 £21,250 £27,375
90th Percentile £73,750 £82,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% -16.67% +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 161952 169683 193148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127936 140934 159138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,350 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Market Research in the UK

Market Research
Top 13 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 23 November 2017. 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 +50 278 £47,500 +15.62% 29
UK excluding London +71 144 £43,500 +16.00% 19
London -24 130 £56,000 +1.82% 10
North of England +36 43 £40,000 +6.67% 5
South East +13 43 £45,000 +28.57% 4
North West +8 31 £40,000 +6.67% 4
East of England +23 26 £46,750 +55.83% 5
South West +30 23 £55,000 +223.53% 1
Yorkshire +37 12 £37,500 +41.51%
Midlands +20 6 £38,750 -29.55% 2
East Midlands +34 5 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Scotland -12 3 £21,000 -55.79% 1
West Midlands +9 1 £37,500 -40.00% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Market Research also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Market Research.

1 111 (38.54%) Marketing
2 90 (31.25%) Finance
3 72 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 66 (22.92%) Analytics
5 60 (20.83%) Degree
6 56 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
7 55 (19.10%) HTML
8 52 (18.06%) CSS
8 52 (18.06%) Product Management
9 45 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 45 (15.63%) SQL
10 44 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (14.58%) Microsoft Excel
12 32 (11.11%) Retail
12 32 (11.11%) Visualisation
12 32 (11.11%) Mathematics
13 31 (10.76%) Software Engineering
14 30 (10.42%) Legal
14 30 (10.42%) Business Development
15 29 (10.07%) Google
16 27 (9.38%) User Experience
16 27 (9.38%) Front End Development
17 26 (9.03%) Mentoring
18 24 (8.33%) Project Management
19 23 (7.99%) Python
19 23 (7.99%) Tableau
20 22 (7.64%) E-Commerce
21 21 (7.29%) AngularJS
21 21 (7.29%) User Stories

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 12 (4.17%) SAS
2 6 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.39%) Apache
4 2 (0.69%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.69%) Confluence
4 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.35%) IIS
5 1 (0.35%) Marvel
Applications
1 42 (14.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (5.90%) SPSS
4 14 (4.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (2.43%) InVision
6 6 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (1.74%) SPSS Modeler
8 3 (1.04%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (1.04%) Stata
9 2 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.69%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.21%) SaaS
2 7 (2.43%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.04%) Office 365
6 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.69%) Yammer
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.82%) Internet
2 8 (2.78%) LAN
3 5 (1.74%) Firewall
4 4 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.39%) WAN
5 3 (1.04%) BGP
5 3 (1.04%) DHCP
5 3 (1.04%) DNS
5 3 (1.04%) EIGRP
5 3 (1.04%) MPLS
5 3 (1.04%) OSPF
6 2 (0.69%) GLBP
6 2 (0.69%) H.323
6 2 (0.69%) HSRP
6 2 (0.69%) HTTP
6 2 (0.69%) MGCP
6 2 (0.69%) Multicast
6 2 (0.69%) SCCP
6 2 (0.69%) VoIP
7 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.90%) Spotfire
2 11 (3.82%) Big Data
3 9 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 9 (3.13%) MySQL
4 8 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.08%) Blockchain
6 4 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (1.39%) Power BI
6 4 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.39%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.04%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.04%) MS Access
7 3 (1.04%) QlikView
7 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.69%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (4.86%) Protractor
2 6 (2.08%) Axure RP
3 4 (1.39%) JIRA
4 3 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.69%) Selenium
5 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.35%) MSTest
6 1 (0.35%) NUnit
6 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 111 (38.54%) Marketing
2 90 (31.25%) Finance
3 32 (11.11%) Retail
4 30 (10.42%) Legal
5 17 (5.90%) Banking
6 15 (5.21%) Games
7 12 (4.17%) Financial Institution
7 12 (4.17%) Publishing
8 11 (3.82%) Advertising
8 11 (3.82%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.08%) Electronics
9 6 (2.08%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.39%) Automotive
11 3 (1.04%) Aerospace
11 3 (1.04%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.35%) Law
13 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (20.49%) Developer
2 51 (17.71%) Product Manager
3 46 (15.97%) Analyst
4 22 (7.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (5.21%) Consultant
5 15 (5.21%) Data Analyst
6 13 (4.51%) Angular Developer
6 13 (4.51%) Product Owner
6 13 (4.51%) Spotfire Developer
7 11 (3.82%) Account Manager
8 10 (3.47%) Designer
8 10 (3.47%) Senior Manager
8 10 (3.47%) SQL Developer
9 9 (3.13%) Research Analyst
10 8 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (2.78%) Service Manager
10 8 (2.78%) UI Designer
11 7 (2.43%) Analytics Developer
11 7 (2.43%) Dashboard Developer
11 7 (2.43%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (19.10%) HTML
2 52 (18.06%) CSS
3 21 (7.29%) AngularJS
4 12 (4.17%) Nightwatchjs
5 10 (3.47%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (3.47%) Sass
6 9 (3.13%) jQuery
7 8 (2.78%) .NET
8 6 (2.08%) Middleware
9 5 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (1.74%) Web Services
10 4 (1.39%) HTML5 Canvas
10 4 (1.39%) Pixi.js
10 4 (1.39%) React
10 4 (1.39%) Redux
11 3 (1.04%) CSS3
11 3 (1.04%) TensorFlow
12 2 (0.69%) HTML5
12 2 (0.69%) JSON
12 2 (0.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.38%) User Experience
3 15 (5.21%) Social Media
4 14 (4.86%) Algorithms
4 14 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.82%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.78%) Blog
6 8 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.43%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.43%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.43%) PlayStation
7 7 (2.43%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.08%) Xbox
9 5 (1.74%) EPoS
10 4 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.04%) Anti-Piracy
11 3 (1.04%) Fintech
11 3 (1.04%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.51%) Unix
2 5 (1.74%) Android
2 5 (1.74%) Windows
3 3 (1.04%) Mac OS
3 3 (1.04%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.69%) Linux
5 1 (0.35%) AIX
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (22.92%) Analytics
3 52 (18.06%) Product Management
4 44 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 32 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 31 (10.76%) Software Engineering
7 30 (10.42%) Business Development
8 27 (9.38%) Front End Development
9 26 (9.03%) Mentoring
10 24 (8.33%) Project Management
11 22 (7.64%) E-Commerce
12 21 (7.29%) User Stories
13 17 (5.90%) Customer Insight
13 17 (5.90%) Customer Requirements
13 17 (5.90%) OO
14 15 (5.21%) CRM
15 14 (4.86%) Coaching
15 14 (4.86%) Product Marketing
15 14 (4.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 66 (22.92%) JavaScript
2 45 (15.63%) SQL
3 23 (7.99%) Python
4 17 (5.90%) Java
5 15 (5.21%) Scala
6 12 (4.17%) Ruby
7 11 (3.82%) C++
8 8 (2.78%) C#
8 8 (2.78%) R
9 5 (1.74%) Elixir
9 5 (1.74%) VB
10 4 (1.39%) Clojure
10 4 (1.39%) ES6
10 4 (1.39%) Haskell
10 4 (1.39%) VBA
11 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.69%) Perl
12 2 (0.69%) PHP
12 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (20.83%) Degree
2 6 (2.08%) Master's Degree
3 5 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.39%) CCNP
4 4 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.04%) PhD
5 3 (1.04%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.69%) CCNA
6 2 (0.69%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.08%) Basel III
1 6 (2.08%) SEPA
1 6 (2.08%) TARGET2
2 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.04%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.07%) Google
3 23 (7.99%) Tableau
4 14 (4.86%) Adobe
5 10 (3.47%) SAP
6 9 (3.13%) TIBCO
7 8 (2.78%) IBM
8 7 (2.43%) Omniture
8 7 (2.43%) Twitter
9 6 (2.08%) Cisco
10 5 (1.74%) Cognos
11 4 (1.39%) Dell
11 4 (1.39%) Facebook
11 4 (1.39%) VMware
12 3 (1.04%) Citrix
12 3 (1.04%) Datactics
12 3 (1.04%) HP
12 3 (1.04%) Oracle
13 2 (0.69%) Apple
13 2 (0.69%) Sawtooth Software