Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Predictive Modelling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Predictive Modelling over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Predictive Modelling
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 881 961 1073
Rank change year-on-year +80 +112 +26
Permanent jobs citing Predictive Modelling 305 266 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 267 237 166
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.98% -14.00%
10th Percentile £34,418 £30,300 £31,875
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £84,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

Predictive Modelling 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 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Predictive Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Predictive Modelling in the UK

Predictive Modelling
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Predictive Modelling in the UK

Predictive Modelling
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Predictive Modelling over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Predictive Modelling in the UK

Predictive Modelling
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 Modelling within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +50 294 £57,500 +9.52% 20
London +19 191 £67,500 +12.50% 12
UK excluding London +60 114 £42,500 -5.56% 8
North of England -1 38 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Midlands +32 23 £42,500 -5.56%
Yorkshire +20 19 £41,250 +58.65%
North West -14 19 £60,000 +50.00% 1
South East +36 18 £47,500 -9.52% 4
East Midlands +36 15 £42,500 -5.56%
South West +21 12 £42,000 +35.48%
East of England +20 12 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Scotland -6 10 £42,500 +17.24%
West Midlands +8 8 £35,000 -22.22%
Wales - 1 £34,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Predictive Modelling 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 Modelling.

1 209 (68.52%) Analytics
2 205 (67.21%) Python
3 185 (60.66%) SQL
4 150 (49.18%) R
5 149 (48.85%) Machine Learning
6 133 (43.61%) Analytical Skills
7 132 (43.28%) Degree
8 131 (42.95%) Mathematics
9 107 (35.08%) Statistics
10 89 (29.18%) SAS
11 88 (28.85%) Algorithms
12 87 (28.52%) Computer Science
13 85 (27.87%) Visualisation
14 84 (27.54%) Data Mining
15 81 (26.56%) Hadoop
16 75 (24.59%) Apache Spark
17 70 (22.95%) Big Data
18 67 (21.97%) Java
19 61 (20.00%) Finance
20 60 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
21 54 (17.70%) Marketing
22 53 (17.38%) Data Analytics
23 52 (17.05%) Microsoft Excel
24 51 (16.72%) Statistical Modelling
25 50 (16.39%) JavaScript
26 48 (15.74%) Tableau
26 48 (15.74%) Actionable Insight
27 47 (15.41%) Predictive Analytics
28 46 (15.08%) Microsoft
29 44 (14.43%) Statistical Analysis

Predictive Modelling
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 89 (29.18%) SAS
2 75 (24.59%) Apache Spark
3 11 (3.61%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.31%) Apache
4 4 (1.31%) Gentran
5 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.66%) nginx
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.33%) IPython
6 1 (0.33%) Jupyter
Applications
1 52 (17.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (7.87%) SPSS
3 14 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.31%) CPLEX
4 4 (1.31%) SPSS Modeler
5 3 (0.98%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (1.31%) SAP CRM
1 4 (1.31%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.89%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.30%) OpenShift
4 6 (1.97%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.97%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (1.97%) SaaS
5 4 (1.31%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.31%) PaaS
6 3 (0.98%) IaaS
6 3 (0.98%) Office 365
7 2 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.66%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.98%) LAN
1 3 (0.98%) NAS
1 3 (0.98%) SAN
1 3 (0.98%) WAN
1 3 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (27.54%) Data Mining
2 81 (26.56%) Hadoop
3 70 (22.95%) Big Data
4 42 (13.77%) SQL Server
5 29 (9.51%) NoSQL
6 26 (8.52%) MongoDB
7 23 (7.54%) Apache Hive
8 22 (7.21%) Text Mining
9 15 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (4.59%) Relational Database
11 12 (3.93%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (3.93%) Power BI
12 10 (3.28%) Impala
13 9 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (2.62%) QlikView
14 8 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (1.97%) HDInsight
16 6 (1.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (9.51%) RStudio
2 25 (8.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 25 (8.20%) Subversion
3 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.33%) Bower
5 1 (0.33%) ERwin
5 1 (0.33%) Grunt
5 1 (0.33%) gulp
5 1 (0.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.33%) Mocha
5 1 (0.33%) Protractor
5 1 (0.33%) Selenium
5 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (20.00%) Finance
2 54 (17.70%) Marketing
3 37 (12.13%) Retail
4 16 (5.25%) Games
5 14 (4.59%) Banking
6 5 (1.64%) Automotive
6 5 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.98%) Advertising
8 3 (0.98%) Law
8 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.66%) Front Office
9 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (46.56%) Data Scientist
2 76 (24.92%) Analyst
3 55 (18.03%) Developer
4 30 (9.84%) Senior Data Scientist
5 25 (8.20%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 24 (7.87%) Senior Analyst
7 22 (7.21%) R Developer
8 17 (5.57%) Data Analyst
9 16 (5.25%) Insight Analyst
10 12 (3.93%) Junior
11 11 (3.61%) Report Analyst
12 8 (2.62%) Analyst Developer
12 8 (2.62%) Data Insight Analyst
12 8 (2.62%) Insight Data Analyst
12 8 (2.62%) Senior Insight Analyst
12 8 (2.62%) SQL Analyst
13 7 (2.30%) Analytics Manager
13 7 (2.30%) Customer Analyst
13 7 (2.30%) Data Manager
13 7 (2.30%) Junior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.11%) HTML
2 39 (12.79%) CSS
3 20 (6.56%) Natural Language Processing
4 18 (5.90%) NumPy
5 16 (5.25%) scikit-learn
6 15 (4.92%) Pandas
6 15 (4.92%) TensorFlow
7 12 (3.93%) SciPy
8 9 (2.95%) .NET
9 8 (2.62%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.62%) D3.js
9 8 (2.62%) Kafka
10 7 (2.30%) Node.js
11 6 (1.97%) Theano
12 4 (1.31%) Flask
12 4 (1.31%) Spring Boot
12 4 (1.31%) Web Services
13 3 (0.98%) .NET Core
13 3 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 133 (43.61%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (28.85%) Algorithms
3 87 (28.52%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.28%) Fintech
6 8 (2.62%) Social Network
7 6 (1.97%) Clustering
7 6 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.31%) CUDA
9 4 (1.31%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.31%) iPad
9 4 (1.31%) Marketing Technology
10 3 (0.98%) Blog
10 3 (0.98%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.98%) Equities
10 3 (0.98%) Online Games
10 3 (0.98%) Smart City
10 3 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.23%) Linux
2 3 (0.98%) Windows
2 3 (0.98%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (68.52%) Analytics
2 149 (48.85%) Machine Learning
3 131 (42.95%) Mathematics
4 107 (35.08%) Statistics
5 85 (27.87%) Visualisation
6 60 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
7 53 (17.38%) Data Analytics
8 51 (16.72%) Statistical Modelling
9 48 (15.74%) Actionable Insight
10 47 (15.41%) Predictive Analytics
11 44 (14.43%) Statistical Analysis
12 41 (13.44%) Data Analysis
13 38 (12.46%) Neural Network
14 34 (11.15%) Data Visualisation
15 32 (10.49%) Artificial Intelligence
16 30 (9.84%) Data Modelling
17 28 (9.18%) Software Engineering
18 27 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (8.52%) Cluster Analysis
20 25 (8.20%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (67.21%) Python
2 185 (60.66%) SQL
3 150 (49.18%) R
4 67 (21.97%) Java
5 50 (16.39%) JavaScript
6 39 (12.79%) Scala
7 29 (9.51%) C++
8 27 (8.85%) MATLAB
8 27 (8.85%) T-SQL
9 19 (6.23%) C#
10 13 (4.26%) C
11 11 (3.61%) VB
12 6 (1.97%) VBA
13 4 (1.31%) ActionScript
13 4 (1.31%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.66%) HiveQL
14 2 (0.66%) Perl
15 1 (0.33%) ES6
15 1 (0.33%) Julia
15 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 132 (43.28%) Degree
2 37 (12.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (11.80%) PhD
4 23 (7.54%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (4.59%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.31%) Postgraduate
6 4 (1.31%) SAS Certification
7 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) MBA
8 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.97%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.66%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 10 (3.28%) Docker
2 6 (1.97%) HDFS
3 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (0.98%) Oozie
2 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 48 (15.74%) Tableau
2 46 (15.08%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.59%) Oracle
4 8 (2.62%) Adobe
4 8 (2.62%) Cognos
5 7 (2.30%) IBM
6 5 (1.64%) SAP
7 4 (1.31%) Alteryx
7 4 (1.31%) CA
7 4 (1.31%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.31%) Google
7 4 (1.31%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.31%) hybris
7 4 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.98%) CommVault
8 3 (0.98%) Greenplum
8 3 (0.98%) MapR
8 3 (0.98%) VMware
9 2 (0.66%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.66%) Netezza