Period
to 16 September 2021

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 16 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Predictive Analytics
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 860 598 826
Rank change year-on-year -262 +228 +34
Permanent jobs citing Predictive Analytics 170 116 281
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 75 89 220
10th Percentile £35,500 £36,100 £33,750
25th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £50,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.14% - +12.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £98,250 £111,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -14.29%

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 113,897 48,043 130,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.99% 93.16% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 76,281 39,497 103,817
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -

Predictive Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Predictive Analytics in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Predictive Analytics.

Salary trend for Predictive Analytics in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Predictive Analytics over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Predictive Analytics in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Top 13 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 16 September 2021. 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 -241 157 £60,000 -14.29% 33
UK excluding London -145 104 £57,500 +21.05% 19
London -263 53 £82,500 +17.86% 13
South East -116 35 £70,000 +12.00% 5
South West -71 32 £60,000 -17.24% 2
Work from Home -272 24 £86,250 +56.82% 8
Midlands -103 18 £50,000 +33.33% 6
East of England -80 15 £60,000 -7.69% 4
West Midlands -82 14 £53,750 +34.38%
East Midlands -66 4 £37,252 -0.66% 6
North of England -105 4 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Yorkshire -105 2 £31,000 -11.43% 2
North West - 2 £53,750 -

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics 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 Predictive Analytics.

1 170 (100.00%) Analytics
2 100 (58.82%) Artificial Intelligence
3 70 (41.18%) Data Science
4 64 (37.65%) Python
5 61 (35.88%) Machine Learning
6 58 (34.12%) Computer Science
7 57 (33.53%) SQL
8 54 (31.76%) Finance
9 50 (29.41%) Social Skills
10 48 (28.24%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (28.24%) Degree
10 48 (28.24%) Visualisation
11 46 (27.06%) Business Intelligence
11 46 (27.06%) Big Data
12 44 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (24.71%) Mathematics
14 41 (24.12%) Problem-Solving
15 34 (20.00%) Docker
15 34 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (19.41%) Java
17 32 (18.82%) Data Modelling
17 32 (18.82%) SC Cleared
17 32 (18.82%) Security Cleared
17 32 (18.82%) AWS
18 30 (17.65%) Retail
18 30 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
19 29 (17.06%) Marketing
19 29 (17.06%) Microsoft
19 29 (17.06%) Data Transformation
19 29 (17.06%) Kubernetes

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 11 (6.47%) Apache Spark
1 11 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.12%) CMS
3 6 (3.53%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.76%) SAS
5 2 (1.18%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (12.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.12%) Campfire
4 4 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.35%) SPSS
5 1 (0.59%) CPLEX
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Magento
2 3 (1.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.76%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 3 (1.76%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.59%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.59%) SAP FI-AA
3 1 (0.59%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.82%) AWS
2 26 (15.29%) Power Platform
3 25 (14.71%) Azure
4 14 (8.24%) GCP
5 7 (4.12%) npm
6 6 (3.53%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 6 (3.53%) IaaS
6 6 (3.53%) Matillion
6 6 (3.53%) SaaS
7 5 (2.94%) Azure Machine Learning
7 5 (2.94%) dbt
7 5 (2.94%) Snowflake
8 4 (2.35%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (2.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 4 (2.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (1.76%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (1.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (1.76%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.76%) Datadog
9 3 (1.76%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.06%) 4G
1 12 (7.06%) 5G
2 8 (4.71%) Broadband
3 4 (2.35%) Kerberos
3 4 (2.35%) SSL
4 2 (1.18%) BGP
4 2 (1.18%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.18%) DNS
4 2 (1.18%) Firewall
4 2 (1.18%) LAN
4 2 (1.18%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.18%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.18%) VPN
4 2 (1.18%) Wireless
4 2 (1.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (27.06%) Big Data
2 26 (15.29%) Power BI
3 24 (14.12%) NoSQL
4 23 (13.53%) Tableau
5 19 (11.18%) Data Mining
6 18 (10.59%) Data Lake
7 16 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (9.41%) SQL Server
8 9 (5.29%) Hadoop
9 8 (4.71%) Relational Database
10 7 (4.12%) MySQL
10 7 (4.12%) Pentaho
10 7 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (4.12%) Qlik Sense
10 7 (4.12%) QlikView
11 6 (3.53%) Apache Hive
11 6 (3.53%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.53%) Sqoop
12 5 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (2.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (4.12%) ESLint
2 5 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.18%) ERwin
3 2 (1.18%) JIRA
3 2 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 54 (31.76%) Finance
2 50 (29.41%) Social Skills
3 48 (28.24%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (17.65%) Retail
5 29 (17.06%) Marketing
6 14 (8.24%) Telecoms
7 7 (4.12%) Manufacturing
7 7 (4.12%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (3.53%) Automotive
8 6 (3.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 5 (2.94%) Banking
10 4 (2.35%) Games
10 4 (2.35%) Police
11 3 (1.76%) Advertising
11 3 (1.76%) Public Sector
12 2 (1.18%) French Language
12 2 (1.18%) Legal
12 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.59%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 51 (30.00%) Architect
2 31 (18.24%) Lead Architect
3 27 (15.88%) Data Scientist
4 25 (14.71%) Lead Software Architect
4 25 (14.71%) Software Architect
5 18 (10.59%) Developer
5 18 (10.59%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (8.24%) Data Architect
6 14 (8.24%) Data Engineer
7 11 (6.47%) Analyst
8 9 (5.29%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (4.71%) Senior Data Scientist
10 7 (4.12%) Data Manager
11 6 (3.53%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.53%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (3.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.53%) Lead Cloud Architect
11 6 (3.53%) Lead Data Architect
11 6 (3.53%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.94%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.47%) Node.js
2 10 (5.88%) .NET
3 7 (4.12%) AngularJS
3 7 (4.12%) CSS
3 7 (4.12%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (4.12%) HTML
3 7 (4.12%) Sass
3 7 (4.12%) TensorFlow
4 6 (3.53%) Kafka
4 6 (3.53%) Pandas
4 6 (3.53%) scikit-learn
5 4 (2.35%) REST
6 3 (1.76%) PyTorch
6 3 (1.76%) React
7 2 (1.18%) Express
7 2 (1.18%) Flask
7 2 (1.18%) PySpark
7 2 (1.18%) Smart Contracts
7 2 (1.18%) web3js
7 2 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.29%) Algorithms
3 8 (4.71%) User Experience
4 7 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.94%) FMCG
5 5 (2.94%) Legacy Systems
5 5 (2.94%) Life Science
5 5 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.76%) Clustering
7 2 (1.18%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.18%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.18%) Social Media
8 1 (0.59%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.59%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.59%) EPoS
8 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.59%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.35%) Linux
1 4 (2.35%) Windows
1 4 (2.35%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.18%) Android
2 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (100.00%) Analytics
2 100 (58.82%) Artificial Intelligence
3 70 (41.18%) Data Science
4 61 (35.88%) Machine Learning
5 58 (34.12%) Computer Science
6 48 (28.24%) Visualisation
7 46 (27.06%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (24.71%) Mathematics
10 41 (24.12%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (18.82%) Data Modelling
13 30 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
14 29 (17.06%) Data Transformation
15 27 (15.88%) Physics
16 22 (12.94%) Data Analysis
16 22 (12.94%) DevOps
17 21 (12.35%) Data Analytics
17 21 (12.35%) Prescriptive Analytics
18 19 (11.18%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 64 (37.65%) Python
2 57 (33.53%) SQL
3 33 (19.41%) Java
4 20 (11.76%) R
5 13 (7.65%) C
5 13 (7.65%) TypeScript
6 12 (7.06%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.88%) C#
8 9 (5.29%) Scala
9 7 (4.12%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.53%) Go
10 6 (3.53%) VBA
11 4 (2.35%) Perl
11 4 (2.35%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.76%) Clojure
13 2 (1.18%) C++
13 2 (1.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (1.18%) Java 8
14 1 (0.59%) Julia
Qualifications
1 48 (28.24%) Degree
2 32 (18.82%) SC Cleared
2 32 (18.82%) Security Cleared
3 28 (16.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (4.12%) PhD
5 3 (1.76%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.18%) CCNA
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.47%) GDPR
2 9 (5.29%) Data Quality
3 8 (4.71%) QA
4 7 (4.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (1.18%) HDFS
2 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.18%) VMware NSX
2 2 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (17.06%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.12%) Kibana
3 6 (3.53%) Oozie
3 6 (3.53%) Terraform
4 2 (1.18%) Ansible
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco CME
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (17.06%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.29%) SAP
3 16 (9.41%) Oracle
4 12 (7.06%) Google
5 8 (4.71%) Databricks
6 7 (4.12%) Informatica
7 6 (3.53%) Cloudera
7 6 (3.53%) Hortonworks
7 6 (3.53%) StreamSets
8 5 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.35%) Cognos
9 4 (2.35%) IBM
9 4 (2.35%) Pardot
9 4 (2.35%) Splunk
10 3 (1.76%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.76%) Saba
11 2 (1.18%) Alteryx
11 2 (1.18%) F5
11 2 (1.18%) Talend
11 2 (1.18%) VMware