Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Market Research
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 869 866 985
Rank change year-on-year -3 +119 -20
Permanent jobs citing Market Research 328 296 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 259 211 231
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,600 £71,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +10.71%

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 156,094 152,797 180,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.89% 90.51% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 125,685 125,210 150,411
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +40 316 £45,000 -5.26% 71
UK excluding London +39 174 £45,000 +12.50% 41
London -46 145 £58,750 +8.80% 33
South East +6 66 £45,000 +12.50% 18
East of England +22 35 £37,500 -28.57% 8
North of England +6 33 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Yorkshire +30 19 £38,250 +4.25% 4
Midlands +16 18 £37,500 +11.11% 3
South West -10 15 £47,500 +66.67% 3
West Midlands +18 14 £33,500 +34.00% 2
North West -8 10 £74,500 +132.81% 1
Scotland -32 7 £62,500 +31.58%
East Midlands -3 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North East - 4 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 98 (29.88%) Degree
2 93 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (25.30%) Marketing
4 81 (24.70%) Finance
5 80 (24.39%) Analytics
6 69 (21.04%) User Experience
7 61 (18.60%) Product Management
8 59 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
9 57 (17.38%) E-Commerce
10 54 (16.46%) HTML
10 54 (16.46%) CSS
11 53 (16.16%) SQL
12 50 (15.24%) JavaScript
13 46 (14.02%) Games
14 44 (13.41%) .NET
15 41 (12.50%) Retail
16 35 (10.67%) Business Development
17 29 (8.84%) jQuery
17 29 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (8.54%) Project Management
19 26 (7.93%) Git (software)
19 26 (7.93%) Microsoft
20 25 (7.62%) C#
21 24 (7.32%) Data Analytics
22 23 (7.01%) Windows
23 22 (6.71%) Psychology
23 22 (6.71%) Computer Science
23 22 (6.71%) QA
23 22 (6.71%) Problem-Solving

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 14 (4.27%) SAS
2 6 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.91%) WordPress
4 2 (0.61%) Drupal
4 2 (0.61%) JBoss
5 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) Confluence
5 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.83%) SPSS
5 2 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.30%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.61%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.49%) SaaS
2 9 (2.74%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.52%) Google Tag Manager
3 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.52%) Sage Pay
4 3 (0.91%) AdWords
4 3 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.30%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Office 365
5 1 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.61%) LAN
1 2 (0.61%) WAN
2 1 (0.30%) DHCP
2 1 (0.30%) DNS
2 1 (0.30%) Firewall
2 1 (0.30%) Internet
2 1 (0.30%) Intranet
2 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.30%) VoIP
2 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.10%) MySQL
2 17 (5.18%) Blockchain
3 12 (3.66%) Big Data
4 11 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (3.35%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.83%) Apache Hive
7 6 (1.83%) Data Lake
7 6 (1.83%) HBase
7 6 (1.83%) Impala
7 6 (1.83%) MOLAP
7 6 (1.83%) OLAP
7 6 (1.83%) ROLAP
7 6 (1.83%) Spotfire
7 6 (1.83%) Sqoop
8 5 (1.52%) MS Access
8 5 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (7.93%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.44%) JIRA
3 5 (1.52%) Selenium
4 4 (1.22%) Axure RP
4 4 (1.22%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.30%) webpack
General
1 83 (25.30%) Marketing
2 81 (24.70%) Finance
3 46 (14.02%) Games
4 41 (12.50%) Retail
5 18 (5.49%) Legal
6 9 (2.74%) Advertising
7 5 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.22%) Banking
8 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.91%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.61%) Automotive
10 2 (0.61%) Billing
10 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.61%) Local Government
10 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (21.65%) Developer
2 56 (17.07%) Product Manager
3 34 (10.37%) Analyst
4 33 (10.06%) Designer
5 27 (8.23%) UX Designer
6 26 (7.93%) HTML Developer
6 26 (7.93%) JavaScript Developer
7 22 (6.71%) Product Owner
8 19 (5.79%) Lead Designer
8 19 (5.79%) SQL Developer
9 18 (5.49%) .NET Developer
9 18 (5.49%) Angular Developer
9 18 (5.49%) Backend Developer
9 18 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (5.49%) C# Developer
9 18 (5.49%) C# WCF Developer
9 18 (5.49%) HTML CSS Developer
9 18 (5.49%) React Developer
9 18 (5.49%) WCF Developer
10 15 (4.57%) Lead UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (16.46%) CSS
1 54 (16.46%) HTML
2 44 (13.41%) .NET
3 29 (8.84%) jQuery
4 20 (6.10%) AngularJS
4 20 (6.10%) React
4 20 (6.10%) Sass
5 18 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (5.49%) Handlebars
5 18 (5.49%) lodash
5 18 (5.49%) WCF
6 16 (4.88%) JSON
7 14 (4.27%) HTML5
8 13 (3.96%) CSS3
9 10 (3.05%) Ajax
10 8 (2.44%) Natural Language Processing
10 8 (2.44%) Node.js
10 8 (2.44%) REST
10 8 (2.44%) SOAP
10 8 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (21.04%) User Experience
2 59 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.71%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.66%) Blog
6 11 (3.35%) Bitcoin
6 11 (3.35%) Social Media
7 10 (3.05%) Fintech
8 9 (2.74%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.83%) Replication
10 6 (1.83%) Taxonomies
11 5 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (1.52%) NHS
11 5 (1.52%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.91%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.01%) Windows
2 7 (2.13%) Android
3 5 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.22%) Linux
5 2 (0.61%) Unix
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (24.39%) Analytics
3 61 (18.60%) Product Management
4 57 (17.38%) E-Commerce
5 35 (10.67%) Business Development
6 29 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 28 (8.54%) Project Management
8 24 (7.32%) Data Analytics
9 22 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (6.71%) Psychology
10 21 (6.40%) CRM
10 21 (6.40%) Scrum
10 21 (6.40%) Service Design
10 21 (6.40%) User Stories
11 20 (6.10%) Cognitive Psychology
11 20 (6.10%) Data Science
11 20 (6.10%) Quantitative Research
12 18 (5.49%) Marketing Strategy
12 18 (5.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.16%) SQL
2 50 (15.24%) JavaScript
3 25 (7.62%) C#
4 19 (5.79%) Python
5 14 (4.27%) Java
6 12 (3.66%) R
7 9 (2.74%) ES6
8 8 (2.44%) ES8
8 8 (2.44%) PHP
8 8 (2.44%) VBA
9 7 (2.13%) C
10 6 (1.83%) MATLAB
10 6 (1.83%) Scala
11 5 (1.52%) Ruby
12 3 (0.91%) C++
13 2 (0.61%) Perl
14 1 (0.30%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (29.88%) Degree
2 15 (4.57%) Master's Degree
3 12 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.83%) MBA
6 5 (1.52%) PhD
7 4 (1.22%) ISEB
7 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.61%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.30%) CCNP
10 1 (0.30%) CFA
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.71%) QA
2 6 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.91%) PMO
6 1 (0.30%) Basel III
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) EMIR
6 1 (0.30%) MiFID
6 1 (0.30%) SEPA
6 1 (0.30%) TARGET2
System Software
1 6 (1.83%) Apache Flume
1 6 (1.83%) HDFS
2 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.61%) Firmware
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.83%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (7.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.05%) Google
3 9 (2.74%) Tableau
4 6 (1.83%) HP
5 5 (1.52%) Adyen
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle
5 5 (1.52%) PayPal
5 5 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.52%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.52%) Wrike
5 5 (1.52%) Zend
6 4 (1.22%) Askia
6 4 (1.22%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.22%) Confirmit
7 2 (0.61%) Alteryx
7 2 (0.61%) Cognos
7 2 (0.61%) Teradata
8 1 (0.30%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.30%) FactSet
8 1 (0.30%) Splunk