Period
to 17 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Market Research
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 821 850 963
Rank change year-on-year +29 +113 +15
Permanent jobs citing Market Research 351 366 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 255 255 226
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,909 £21,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -30.00%

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 155,185 161,377 179,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.13% 91.53% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 123,583 128,477 150,037
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Market Research in the UK

Market Research
Top 15 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 August 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 +5 340 £50,000 +5.26% 48
London +32 178 £65,000 +13.04% 17
UK excluding London +18 169 £45,000 +12.50% 35
South East +24 79 £45,000 +20.00% 9
North of England -3 23 £37,750 +2.20% 8
Midlands +24 22 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands +49 18 £35,500 +42.00%
East of England +14 18 £36,250 -16.67% 9
Yorkshire +41 16 £30,500 -16.16% 3
South West +3 16 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Wales +6 6 £34,000 -35.24% 1
Scotland -7 5 £62,500 +197.62% 2
North West -30 5 £74,500 +86.25% 3
East Midlands -2 4 £42,500 +9.68% 1
North East - 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 104 (29.63%) Marketing
2 101 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (25.93%) Analytics
4 90 (25.64%) Degree
5 86 (24.50%) Finance
6 80 (22.79%) User Experience
7 67 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (16.81%) SQL
8 59 (16.81%) E-Commerce
9 50 (14.25%) Product Management
10 46 (13.11%) Games
11 42 (11.97%) .NET
12 41 (11.68%) HTML
12 41 (11.68%) CSS
12 41 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 40 (11.40%) JavaScript
14 34 (9.69%) jQuery
15 33 (9.40%) Validation
15 33 (9.40%) Retail
16 32 (9.12%) Service Design
16 32 (9.12%) Problem-Solving
17 31 (8.83%) Git (software)
18 28 (7.98%) Data Analysis
18 28 (7.98%) Project Management
19 27 (7.69%) User Stories
19 27 (7.69%) Data Science
20 26 (7.41%) Data Analytics
20 26 (7.41%) Windows
20 26 (7.41%) CRM
20 26 (7.41%) Python

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 17 (4.84%) SAS
2 7 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.14%) WordPress
4 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.57%) CMS
4 2 (0.57%) JBoss
5 1 (0.28%) Apache
5 1 (0.28%) concrete5
5 1 (0.28%) Confluence
5 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.70%) SPSS
3 9 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.85%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.57%) Stata
8 1 (0.28%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) Magento
1 1 (0.28%) Shopify
1 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.41%) SaaS
2 13 (3.70%) PaaS
3 8 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.28%) BPaaS
4 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.71%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 5 (1.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (0.85%) IaaS
8 2 (0.57%) AdWords
8 2 (0.57%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.28%) GitHub
9 1 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.28%) NUVI
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.56%) Internet
2 3 (0.85%) Firewall
3 2 (0.57%) DNS
3 2 (0.57%) HTTP
3 2 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.57%) SMTP
3 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) LAN
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.28%) WAN
4 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.27%) MySQL
2 19 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 17 (4.84%) Big Data
4 14 (3.99%) Blockchain
5 13 (3.70%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.71%) MS Access
10 5 (1.42%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.14%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.14%) HBase
11 4 (1.14%) Impala
11 4 (1.14%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.14%) MOLAP
11 4 (1.14%) OLAP
11 4 (1.14%) ROLAP
11 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 31 (8.83%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.71%) JIRA
3 5 (1.42%) Axure RP
4 4 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.28%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 104 (29.63%) Marketing
2 86 (24.50%) Finance
3 46 (13.11%) Games
4 33 (9.40%) Retail
5 23 (6.55%) Legal
6 10 (2.85%) Advertising
7 6 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.42%) Banking
8 5 (1.42%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.85%) Electronics
10 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.85%) Publishing
11 2 (0.57%) Billing
11 2 (0.57%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Back Office
12 1 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (17.66%) Developer
2 58 (16.52%) Product Manager
3 41 (11.68%) Analyst
4 37 (10.54%) Designer
5 33 (9.40%) UX Designer
6 30 (8.55%) HTML Developer
7 29 (8.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 24 (6.84%) Lead Designer
9 23 (6.55%) Consultant
10 20 (5.70%) Lead UX Designer
11 19 (5.41%) .NET Developer
11 19 (5.41%) Backend Developer
11 19 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (5.41%) C# Developer
11 19 (5.41%) C# WCF Developer
11 19 (5.41%) Data Analyst
11 19 (5.41%) HTML CSS Developer
11 19 (5.41%) SQL Developer
11 19 (5.41%) WCF Developer
12 18 (5.13%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (11.97%) .NET
2 41 (11.68%) CSS
2 41 (11.68%) HTML
3 34 (9.69%) jQuery
4 20 (5.70%) Sass
5 19 (5.41%) WCF
6 18 (5.13%) AngularJS
6 18 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (5.13%) Handlebars
6 18 (5.13%) lodash
6 18 (5.13%) React
7 17 (4.84%) JSON
8 16 (4.56%) CSS3
8 16 (4.56%) HTML5
9 13 (3.70%) Ajax
10 11 (3.13%) Node.js
11 10 (2.85%) Natural Language Processing
12 7 (1.99%) REST
13 6 (1.71%) Kafka
13 6 (1.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 80 (22.79%) User Experience
2 67 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.12%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.13%) Social Media
5 15 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 15 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (3.42%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.85%) Fintech
8 8 (2.28%) Bitcoin
9 7 (1.99%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.71%) Blog
11 5 (1.42%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.42%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (1.14%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.14%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.14%) Replication
12 4 (1.14%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.41%) Windows
2 10 (2.85%) Android
2 10 (2.85%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.71%) Linux
4 2 (0.57%) Solaris
4 2 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (25.93%) Analytics
3 59 (16.81%) E-Commerce
4 50 (14.25%) Product Management
5 41 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 33 (9.40%) Validation
7 32 (9.12%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (9.12%) Service Design
8 28 (7.98%) Data Analysis
8 28 (7.98%) Project Management
9 27 (7.69%) Data Science
9 27 (7.69%) User Stories
10 26 (7.41%) CRM
10 26 (7.41%) Data Analytics
11 23 (6.55%) B2B
11 23 (6.55%) Psychology
12 21 (5.98%) Prototyping
12 21 (5.98%) Six Sigma
13 20 (5.70%) Business Transformation
14 19 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 59 (16.81%) SQL
2 40 (11.40%) JavaScript
3 26 (7.41%) Python
4 22 (6.27%) C#
5 18 (5.13%) R
6 16 (4.56%) Java
7 12 (3.42%) ES6
8 11 (3.13%) ES8
9 10 (2.85%) VBA
10 6 (1.71%) MATLAB
10 6 (1.71%) Scala
11 5 (1.42%) C++
11 5 (1.42%) PHP
12 4 (1.14%) VB
13 2 (0.57%) C
13 2 (0.57%) Perl
14 1 (0.28%) Groovy
14 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.28%) Ruby
14 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (25.64%) Degree
2 23 (6.55%) Master's Degree
3 9 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.28%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.99%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.71%) PhD
7 4 (1.14%) ISACA
7 4 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.57%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) CCNA
9 1 (0.28%) CCNP
9 1 (0.28%) CCSA
9 1 (0.28%) CFA
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.28%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.28%) MBA
9 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.42%) QA
2 9 (2.56%) GDPR
3 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (1.42%) NIST 800
3 5 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.42%) SSAE 16
4 4 (1.14%) COBIT
4 4 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) Basel III
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) EMIR
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.28%) MiFID
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
5 1 (0.28%) SEPA
5 1 (0.28%) TARGET2
System Software
1 4 (1.14%) Apache Flume
1 4 (1.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.14%) Oozie
2 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (4.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (2.28%) Google
4 6 (1.71%) Adobe
4 6 (1.71%) Oracle
5 4 (1.14%) Askia
5 4 (1.14%) Confirmit
5 4 (1.14%) Pardot
5 4 (1.14%) Zend
6 3 (0.85%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.57%) LexisNexis
7 2 (0.57%) PayPal
7 2 (0.57%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.57%) Tableau
7 2 (0.57%) Teradata
8 1 (0.28%) Capita
8 1 (0.28%) HP
8 1 (0.28%) ICL
8 1 (0.28%) SAP
8 1 (0.28%) TIBCO