Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Market Research
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 838 921 963
Rank change year-on-year +83 +42 +2
Permanent jobs citing Market Research 272 254 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 192 218 193
UK median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £23,550
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +18.42% -17.39%

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 138,593 158,261 159,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.70% 91.83% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 109,345 127,075 132,278
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,900 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Market Research in the UK

Market Research
Top 12 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 15 January 2019. 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 +84 267 £60,000 +26.32% 52
London +91 167 £65,000 +30.00% 31
UK excluding London +24 100 £45,000 - 23
South East +60 59 £45,000 - 4
East of England +11 20 £27,500 -45.00% 5
North West +24 11 £35,000 -24.32% 1
North of England +22 11 £35,000 -22.22% 4
South West -18 4 £61,250 +11.36% 6
Midlands +30 3 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Wales - 3 £34,000 - 1
East Midlands +4 2 £37,000 -7.50% 1
West Midlands +35 1 £27,500 -15.38% 1

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 74 (27.21%) Marketing
2 58 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (21.32%) Product Management
3 53 (19.49%) Degree
4 52 (19.12%) User Experience
5 46 (16.91%) Problem-Solving
6 42 (15.44%) Finance
7 41 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (15.07%) Analytics
8 34 (12.50%) Python
9 32 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
10 27 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (8.82%) SaaS
11 24 (8.82%) E-Commerce
12 23 (8.46%) Data Analysis
12 23 (8.46%) User Stories
13 22 (8.09%) SQL
13 22 (8.09%) Validation
14 21 (7.72%) Microsoft
14 21 (7.72%) Big Data
15 20 (7.35%) .NET
15 20 (7.35%) Project Management
15 20 (7.35%) Data Science
16 19 (6.99%) Service Design
16 19 (6.99%) Scrum
16 19 (6.99%) R
16 19 (6.99%) Hadoop
17 18 (6.62%) PaaS
17 18 (6.62%) DevOps

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 6 (2.21%) Ethereum
1 6 (2.21%) JBoss
1 6 (2.21%) SAS
2 4 (1.47%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.74%) Confluence
3 2 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (6.62%) SPSS
3 13 (4.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (1.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (1.10%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.10%) UserZoom
7 2 (0.74%) Flinto
7 2 (0.74%) InVision
7 2 (0.74%) Stata
7 2 (0.74%) UXPin
8 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.74%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (8.82%) SaaS
3 18 (6.62%) PaaS
4 16 (5.88%) BPaaS
5 7 (2.57%) MailChimp
5 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 6 (2.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 6 (2.21%) Serverless
7 4 (1.47%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.74%) GitHub
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.37%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.37%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.37%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.21%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) DNS
2 1 (0.37%) Firewall
2 1 (0.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.37%) SMTP
2 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.72%) Big Data
2 19 (6.99%) Hadoop
3 14 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (4.41%) Blockchain
5 11 (4.04%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.68%) Spotfire
7 9 (3.31%) MySQL
8 8 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.94%) Power BI
8 8 (2.94%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.84%) Electronic Patient Records
10 5 (1.84%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.10%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.10%) Looker
12 2 (0.74%) QlikView
13 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.37%) Cognos Impromptu
13 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.41%) JIRA
2 9 (3.31%) Axure RP
3 5 (1.84%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.37%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.37%) JBehave
5 1 (0.37%) NUnit
5 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 74 (27.21%) Marketing
2 42 (15.44%) Finance
3 16 (5.88%) Games
4 14 (5.15%) Retail
5 11 (4.04%) Advertising
5 11 (4.04%) Electronics
5 11 (4.04%) Legal
6 8 (2.94%) Banking
6 8 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.57%) Publishing
8 5 (1.84%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.47%) German Language
9 4 (1.47%) Mandarin Language
9 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.74%) Automotive
10 2 (0.74%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.74%) Law
10 2 (0.74%) Military
10 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (19.12%) Product Manager
2 48 (17.65%) Analyst
3 23 (8.46%) Data Analyst
4 22 (8.09%) Developer
5 20 (7.35%) Architect
6 17 (6.25%) Consultant
7 16 (5.88%) Senior Architect
8 15 (5.51%) Designer
9 13 (4.78%) UX Designer
10 12 (4.41%) Enterprise Architect
10 12 (4.41%) Senior Enterprise Architect
11 10 (3.68%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.68%) Product Owner
12 9 (3.31%) Data Engineer
12 9 (3.31%) Marketing Executive
13 8 (2.94%) Analytics Manager
13 8 (2.94%) Principal Engineer
13 8 (2.94%) Salesforce Consultant
13 8 (2.94%) Salesforce Functional Consultant
13 8 (2.94%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.35%) .NET
2 17 (6.25%) Web Services
3 12 (4.41%) React
4 9 (3.31%) HTML
4 9 (3.31%) Node.js
5 8 (2.94%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.94%) CSS
5 8 (2.94%) jQuery
6 7 (2.57%) .NET Core
7 6 (2.21%) Ajax
7 6 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (2.21%) J2EE
7 6 (2.21%) JSON
7 6 (2.21%) Smart Contracts
7 6 (2.21%) SOAP
7 6 (2.21%) WCF
7 6 (2.21%) XML
8 5 (1.84%) Handlebars
8 5 (1.84%) lodash
8 5 (1.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 52 (19.12%) User Experience
2 41 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (5.15%) Social Media
6 11 (4.04%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.68%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.57%) Fintech
8 7 (2.57%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.47%) Blog
9 4 (1.47%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.10%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.10%) NHS
11 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.74%) Marketing Technology
11 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.74%) Smart Home
11 2 (0.74%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.51%) Linux
2 10 (3.68%) Windows
3 9 (3.31%) Android
3 9 (3.31%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.21%) Unix
5 1 (0.37%) Solaris
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (21.32%) Product Management
2 46 (16.91%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (15.07%) Analytics
4 27 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 23 (8.46%) Data Analysis
6 23 (8.46%) User Stories
7 22 (8.09%) Validation
8 20 (7.35%) Data Science
8 20 (7.35%) Project Management
9 19 (6.99%) Scrum
9 19 (6.99%) Service Design
10 18 (6.62%) DevOps
10 18 (6.62%) Wireframes
11 17 (6.25%) B2B
11 17 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 17 (6.25%) Mathematics
12 16 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
12 16 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.50%) Python
2 22 (8.09%) SQL
3 19 (6.99%) R
4 17 (6.25%) Java
5 13 (4.78%) C#
5 13 (4.78%) VBA
6 11 (4.04%) PHP
7 10 (3.68%) Scala
8 7 (2.57%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.21%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.21%) Perl
10 3 (1.10%) C++
10 3 (1.10%) Ruby
10 3 (1.10%) VB
11 2 (0.74%) C
11 2 (0.74%) Go
11 2 (0.74%) Solidity
12 1 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (19.49%) Degree
2 12 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (4.04%) Master's Degree
4 10 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.94%) ISACA
6 6 (2.21%) PhD
7 4 (1.47%) MBA
8 3 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.37%) RHCE
9 1 (0.37%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.15%) QA
2 13 (4.78%) GDPR
3 10 (3.68%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.94%) COBIT
5 5 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (1.84%) NIST 800
5 5 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.84%) SSAE 16
6 3 (1.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.37%) HL7
7 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.31%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.94%) Ansible
3 6 (2.21%) Puppet
4 3 (1.10%) Terraform
5 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (7.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.62%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (6.25%) Oracle
4 9 (3.31%) Adobe
5 8 (2.94%) SendGrid
5 8 (2.94%) WorldPay
6 7 (2.57%) Google
6 7 (2.57%) Tableau
7 6 (2.21%) Pardot
7 6 (2.21%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.84%) Askia
9 4 (1.47%) Alteryx
9 4 (1.47%) Confirmit
9 4 (1.47%) LexisNexis
10 3 (1.10%) Nebu
10 3 (1.10%) SAP
11 2 (0.74%) CODA
11 2 (0.74%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.74%) Peregrine
11 2 (0.74%) Zend