Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Predictive Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Predictive Analytics over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Predictive Analytics
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 833 857 906
Rank change year-on-year +24 +49 +257
Permanent jobs citing Predictive Analytics 354 329 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 280 296 327
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,950 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Predictive Analytics 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 154,446 157,552 185,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.54% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124,126 130,212 153,462
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Predictive Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Predictive Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Predictive Analytics in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics.

Salary trend for Predictive Analytics in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Predictive Analytics in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 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 +44 351 £65,000 +13.04% 47
London +27 221 £75,000 +25.00% 35
UK excluding London +11 133 £50,000 - 16
North of England +28 48 £43,875 -12.25% 5
South East +6 42 £55,000 -13.73% 1
North West +12 32 £53,750 +7.50% 5
South West +21 29 £55,000 -33.28% 2
Yorkshire +28 16 £36,250 -27.50%
Midlands +23 9 £61,250 +36.11% 1
West Midlands - 5 £71,250 - 1
East Midlands +16 4 £42,500 -5.56%
East of England +7 2 £85,000 +54.55% 3
Northern Ireland -15 2 £85,000 +112.50% 3
Scotland -51 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics 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 Predictive Analytics.

1 354 (100.00%) Analytics
2 206 (58.19%) Python
3 195 (55.08%) Big Data
4 190 (53.67%) Machine Learning
5 156 (44.07%) SQL
6 132 (37.29%) Apache Spark
7 130 (36.72%) Hadoop
8 121 (34.18%) Java
9 120 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
10 117 (33.05%) Business Intelligence
11 106 (29.94%) R
12 92 (25.99%) Scala
13 90 (25.42%) Visualisation
13 90 (25.42%) Degree
14 89 (25.14%) Finance
15 88 (24.86%) Mathematics
16 85 (24.01%) Amazon AWS
16 85 (24.01%) Algorithms
17 79 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
17 79 (22.32%) Data Warehouse
18 76 (21.47%) Data Visualisation
19 71 (20.06%) NoSQL
19 71 (20.06%) ETL
20 67 (18.93%) SAS
21 62 (17.51%) Statistics
22 61 (17.23%) MongoDB
22 61 (17.23%) Data Analytics
23 56 (15.82%) Data Mining
24 53 (14.97%) Computer Science
25 52 (14.69%) Software Engineering

Predictive Analytics
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
1 132 (37.29%) Apache Spark
2 67 (18.93%) SAS
3 13 (3.67%) Apache Pig
4 8 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.85%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.98%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (1.98%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.98%) SPSS
3 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.28%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) HFM
2 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 85 (24.01%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (7.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (6.50%) Amazon S3
5 12 (3.39%) Azure Machine Learning
6 11 (3.11%) SaaS
7 7 (1.98%) PaaS
8 6 (1.69%) IaaS
9 5 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.56%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.26%) VPN
2 7 (1.98%) DNS
2 7 (1.98%) Firewall
3 4 (1.13%) SSL
4 3 (0.85%) Skype
5 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (55.08%) Big Data
2 130 (36.72%) Hadoop
3 79 (22.32%) Data Warehouse
4 71 (20.06%) NoSQL
5 61 (17.23%) MongoDB
6 56 (15.82%) Data Mining
7 36 (10.17%) Power BI
8 35 (9.89%) Apache Hive
9 29 (8.19%) QlikView
10 27 (7.63%) Neo4j
11 24 (6.78%) SQL Server
12 21 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (5.65%) Relational Database
14 19 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (4.24%) MySQL
17 11 (3.11%) HBase
18 10 (2.82%) BigQuery
19 9 (2.54%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 18 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.82%) JIRA
3 9 (2.54%) IntelliJ
3 9 (2.54%) JUnit
4 6 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.85%) ERwin
7 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.28%) Gradle
8 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (25.14%) Finance
2 29 (8.19%) Marketing
3 19 (5.37%) Retail
4 16 (4.52%) Publishing
5 12 (3.39%) Front Office
6 10 (2.82%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.69%) Automotive
8 6 (1.69%) Banking
9 4 (1.13%) Advertising
10 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.56%) French Language
11 2 (0.56%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Legal
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 91 (25.71%) Data Scientist
2 39 (11.02%) Developer
3 37 (10.45%) Senior Data Scientist
4 30 (8.47%) Architect
5 27 (7.63%) Consultant
5 27 (7.63%) Data Architect
6 26 (7.34%) Data Engineer
6 26 (7.34%) Software Engineer
7 21 (5.93%) Analyst
8 15 (4.24%) Big Data Engineer
8 15 (4.24%) Data Consultant
8 15 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (3.95%) Analytics Consultant
9 14 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (3.67%) Senior Architect
10 13 (3.67%) Senior Data Architect
11 12 (3.39%) Java Engineer
11 12 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
11 12 (3.39%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 12 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.73%) Natural Language Processing
2 22 (6.21%) Kafka
3 21 (5.93%) Web Services
4 18 (5.08%) TensorFlow
5 17 (4.80%) REST
6 15 (4.24%) SciPy
7 13 (3.67%) HTML
8 12 (3.39%) AngularJS
9 11 (3.11%) CSS
9 11 (3.11%) React
10 10 (2.82%) NumPy
10 10 (2.82%) Spring
11 9 (2.54%) scikit-learn
11 9 (2.54%) SOAP
12 7 (1.98%) jQuery
12 7 (1.98%) JSON
13 6 (1.69%) .NET
13 6 (1.69%) Akka
13 6 (1.69%) GraphX
13 6 (1.69%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 85 (24.01%) Algorithms
2 79 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (14.97%) Computer Science
4 26 (7.34%) Fintech
5 21 (5.93%) User Experience
6 12 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (3.11%) Data Structures
7 11 (3.11%) Hedge funds
8 9 (2.54%) Clustering
9 8 (2.26%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.26%) Social Media
10 5 (1.41%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.41%) Life Science
10 5 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.41%) PMI
10 5 (1.41%) Semantic Web
11 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.85%) Equities
12 3 (0.85%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.85%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.78%) Linux
2 12 (3.39%) Unix
3 1 (0.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (100.00%) Analytics
2 190 (53.67%) Machine Learning
3 120 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (33.05%) Business Intelligence
5 90 (25.42%) Visualisation
6 88 (24.86%) Mathematics
7 76 (21.47%) Data Visualisation
8 71 (20.06%) ETL
9 62 (17.51%) Statistics
10 61 (17.23%) Data Analytics
11 52 (14.69%) Software Engineering
12 47 (13.28%) Data Modelling
12 47 (13.28%) Predictive Modelling
13 42 (11.86%) Mentoring
14 32 (9.04%) Artificial Intelligence
15 31 (8.76%) Data Architecture
16 30 (8.47%) Data Engineering
16 30 (8.47%) DevOps
16 30 (8.47%) Neural Network
17 29 (8.19%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 206 (58.19%) Python
2 156 (44.07%) SQL
3 121 (34.18%) Java
4 106 (29.94%) R
5 92 (25.99%) Scala
6 48 (13.56%) JavaScript
7 20 (5.65%) C#
7 20 (5.65%) C++
8 18 (5.08%) Ruby
9 13 (3.67%) Perl
10 11 (3.11%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.11%) MATLAB
11 9 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.54%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.98%) C
13 2 (0.56%) HiveQL
13 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.56%) VBA
14 1 (0.28%) Go
14 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (25.42%) Degree
2 37 (10.45%) PhD
3 20 (5.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (3.67%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (2.54%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.26%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.41%) ISEB
7 5 (1.41%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.41%) PMP
7 5 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.85%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.93%) Data Quality
2 20 (5.65%) QA
3 14 (3.95%) GCP
4 13 (3.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (3.67%) Apache Flume
2 7 (1.98%) Docker
2 7 (1.98%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (3.95%) Ansible
2 9 (2.54%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.54%) Puppet
3 8 (2.26%) Terraform
4 6 (1.69%) Mesos
5 4 (1.13%) Kibana
5 4 (1.13%) Nagios
5 4 (1.13%) Oozie
6 3 (0.85%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.28%) Grafana
7 1 (0.28%) logstash
7 1 (0.28%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 46 (12.99%) Tableau
2 44 (12.43%) Microsoft
3 31 (8.76%) Google
4 22 (6.21%) Oracle
5 19 (5.37%) Talend
6 14 (3.95%) Cloudera
6 14 (3.95%) SAP
7 13 (3.67%) Teradata
8 10 (2.82%) Hyperion
9 9 (2.54%) Cognos
10 8 (2.26%) Adobe
10 8 (2.26%) Hortonworks
11 6 (1.69%) Alteryx
11 6 (1.69%) IBM
12 4 (1.13%) Infor
13 3 (0.85%) MapR
13 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.85%) Twitter
14 2 (0.56%) Alias
14 2 (0.56%) Informatica