Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Visualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visualisation over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Visualization
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 237 276
Rank change year-on-year +53 +39 +20
Permanent jobs citing Visualisation 2,943 2,711 2,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.86% 1.52% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.66% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,179 2,157 1,855
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.94% +6.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Visualisation 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 144,874 163,724 169,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.60% 91.89% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 114,516 130,082 140,302
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visualisation over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Visualisation in the UK

Visualisation
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visualisation within the UK over the 6 months to 16 December 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 +45 2,757 £52,500 - 454
London +19 1,470 £60,000 - 231
UK excluding London +55 1,405 £45,000 - 246
South East +79 420 £50,000 +11.11% 43
North of England +12 277 £43,750 -2.78% 57
South West +79 232 £47,500 +8.26% 25
Midlands +48 199 £42,500 +7.59% 54
North West +16 159 £45,000 -1.64% 23
East of England -23 139 £45,000 -10.00% 44
Scotland +5 102 £46,000 +2.22% 15
West Midlands +25 100 £37,500 -6.25% 30
East Midlands +75 99 £42,500 +30.77% 24
Yorkshire -12 91 £42,500 -5.56% 28
Wales +24 30 £42,500 +21.43% 4
North East +23 27 £42,000 -26.96% 6
Northern Ireland -8 9 £32,500 +12.07% 4

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 1,547 (52.57%) Data Visualisation
2 1,534 (52.12%) SQL
3 1,417 (48.15%) Business Intelligence
4 1,360 (46.21%) Analytics
5 1,149 (39.04%) Tableau
6 951 (32.31%) Python
7 927 (31.50%) Power BI
8 770 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
9 764 (25.96%) Finance
10 718 (24.40%) SQL Server
11 708 (24.06%) Analytical Skills
12 671 (22.80%) Data Warehouse
12 671 (22.80%) Degree
13 667 (22.66%) Data Science
14 600 (20.39%) Big Data
15 557 (18.93%) ETL
16 556 (18.89%) Microsoft
17 538 (18.28%) Machine Learning
18 536 (18.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 525 (17.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 521 (17.70%) R
21 479 (16.28%) Data Modelling
22 463 (15.73%) Data Analysis
23 455 (15.46%) Data Analytics
24 414 (14.07%) JavaScript
25 407 (13.83%) QlikView
26 405 (13.76%) Java
27 403 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
28 401 (13.63%) Microsoft Azure
29 394 (13.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Visualisation
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
1 321 (10.91%) Apache Spark
2 280 (9.51%) SAS
3 113 (3.84%) Apache
4 60 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
5 59 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 23 (0.78%) Confluence
7 20 (0.68%) Marvel
8 19 (0.65%) Apache Pig
9 18 (0.61%) CMS
9 18 (0.61%) Tomcat
10 17 (0.58%) GlassFish
11 16 (0.54%) IIS
11 16 (0.54%) WebLogic
12 15 (0.51%) WordPress
13 10 (0.34%) Jupyter
14 9 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
14 9 (0.31%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.20%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.20%) nginx
15 6 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 326 (11.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 89 (3.02%) SPSS
3 52 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
4 49 (1.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 41 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 33 (1.12%) InVision
7 26 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
8 25 (0.85%) Photoshop
9 24 (0.82%) MS Visio
10 19 (0.65%) Adobe After Effects
11 14 (0.48%) Stata
12 11 (0.37%) Flinto
13 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
14 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
15 3 (0.10%) UXPin
16 2 (0.068%) Chatbot
16 2 (0.068%) InfoPath
16 2 (0.068%) Mathematica
16 2 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
17 1 (0.034%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
2 17 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 15 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
6 8 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.24%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
9 5 (0.17%) Abakus
9 5 (0.17%) Movex
10 4 (0.14%) Actimize
10 4 (0.14%) Raiser's Edge
10 4 (0.14%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.10%) WebTrends
12 2 (0.068%) Maximo
12 2 (0.068%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.068%) SAP MII
12 2 (0.068%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 401 (13.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 289 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
3 88 (2.99%) Google Analytics
4 73 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 64 (2.17%) Azure Data Factory
6 62 (2.11%) PaaS
7 51 (1.73%) Office 365
8 42 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (1.12%) GitHub
10 32 (1.09%) IaaS
11 29 (0.99%) SaaS
12 24 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
12 24 (0.82%) Amazon S3
12 24 (0.82%) Serverless
13 22 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
14 20 (0.68%) Data Lake Analytics
15 18 (0.61%) npm
16 17 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
16 17 (0.58%) Google Tag Manager
17 16 (0.54%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.26%) Internet
2 34 (1.16%) HTTP
3 22 (0.75%) HTTPS
4 18 (0.61%) Firewall
5 17 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.54%) SSL
7 13 (0.44%) Wireless
8 11 (0.37%) DNS
9 10 (0.34%) Sourcefire
10 9 (0.31%) DHCP
10 9 (0.31%) iBeacon
11 7 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.24%) Network Security
12 6 (0.20%) PPP
12 6 (0.20%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.17%) Intranet
13 5 (0.17%) WAN
14 4 (0.14%) MPLS
14 4 (0.14%) VPLS
14 4 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 927 (31.50%) Power BI
2 718 (24.40%) SQL Server
3 671 (22.80%) Data Warehouse
4 600 (20.39%) Big Data
5 536 (18.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 525 (17.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 407 (13.83%) QlikView
8 394 (13.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 379 (12.88%) Hadoop
10 195 (6.63%) NoSQL
11 187 (6.35%) Relational Database
12 184 (6.25%) Apache Hive
13 154 (5.23%) Data Mining
14 146 (4.96%) BusinessObjects
15 127 (4.32%) Data Lake
16 123 (4.18%) Spotfire
17 104 (3.53%) MySQL
18 91 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
19 85 (2.89%) Amazon Redshift
20 83 (2.82%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 242 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 104 (3.53%) Visual Studio
3 90 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 74 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 70 (2.38%) JIRA
6 44 (1.50%) Subversion
7 41 (1.39%) webpack
8 35 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
9 33 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 30 (1.02%) gulp
11 28 (0.95%) ERwin
12 24 (0.82%) Grunt
13 21 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (0.71%) ER Studio
13 21 (0.71%) Vagrant
14 20 (0.68%) NetBeans
15 17 (0.58%) Axure RP
15 17 (0.58%) Maven
16 16 (0.54%) Jasmine
17 15 (0.51%) Gradle
General
1 764 (25.96%) Finance
2 262 (8.90%) Retail
3 229 (7.78%) Marketing
4 176 (5.98%) Telecoms
5 161 (5.47%) Banking
6 82 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 64 (2.17%) Investment Banking
8 61 (2.07%) Advertising
9 49 (1.66%) Games
10 45 (1.53%) Electronics
11 42 (1.43%) Automotive
12 32 (1.09%) Front Office
13 31 (1.05%) Military
14 30 (1.02%) Back Office
15 28 (0.95%) Financial Institution
16 27 (0.92%) Law
17 24 (0.82%) Publishing
18 21 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (0.68%) Aerospace
20 18 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 854 (29.02%) Developer
2 560 (19.03%) Analyst
3 340 (11.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 307 (10.43%) Data Scientist
5 278 (9.45%) Data Analyst
6 230 (7.82%) Consultant
7 191 (6.49%) Architect
8 174 (5.91%) SQL Developer
9 169 (5.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 144 (4.89%) Data Engineer
11 137 (4.66%) Senior Developer
12 128 (4.35%) Data Architect
13 121 (4.11%) Software Engineer
14 107 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
15 94 (3.19%) Senior Data Scientist
15 94 (3.19%) SSIS Developer
16 93 (3.16%) Designer
17 91 (3.09%) SQL BI Developer
18 89 (3.02%) Data Consultant
19 85 (2.89%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (9.00%) HTML
2 235 (7.99%) CSS
3 149 (5.06%) AngularJS
4 142 (4.83%) D3.js
5 132 (4.49%) .NET
6 128 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
7 123 (4.18%) React
8 107 (3.64%) HTML5
9 105 (3.57%) Kafka
10 100 (3.40%) Node.js
11 85 (2.89%) XML
12 83 (2.82%) MDX
13 77 (2.62%) JSON
14 75 (2.55%) Web Services
15 74 (2.51%) REST
16 68 (2.31%) TensorFlow
17 64 (2.17%) RESTful
18 61 (2.07%) CSS3
18 61 (2.07%) scikit-learn
19 58 (1.97%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 708 (24.06%) Analytical Skills
2 282 (9.58%) Algorithms
3 165 (5.61%) User Experience
4 132 (4.49%) Data Structures
5 106 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 93 (3.16%) Fintech
7 69 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 64 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
9 57 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
10 50 (1.70%) Social Media
10 50 (1.70%) Social Network
11 36 (1.22%) Graphic Design
12 33 (1.12%) Virtual Team
13 32 (1.09%) Internet of Things
14 28 (0.95%) NHS
15 27 (0.92%) Life Science
16 26 (0.88%) Robotics
17 23 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
17 23 (0.78%) Animation
17 23 (0.78%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 179 (6.08%) Linux
2 139 (4.72%) Windows
3 68 (2.31%) Unix
4 59 (2.00%) Android
5 52 (1.77%) Apple iOS
6 24 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (0.61%) CentOS
8 14 (0.48%) Windows Phone
9 13 (0.44%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.37%) Windows Server
12 9 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.068%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.034%) AIX
15 1 (0.034%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.034%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,547 (52.57%) Data Visualisation
2 1,417 (48.15%) Business Intelligence
3 1,360 (46.21%) Analytics
4 770 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
5 667 (22.66%) Data Science
6 557 (18.93%) ETL
7 538 (18.28%) Machine Learning
8 479 (16.28%) Data Modelling
9 463 (15.73%) Data Analysis
10 455 (15.46%) Data Analytics
11 403 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
12 382 (12.98%) Mathematics
13 336 (11.42%) Decision-Making
14 328 (11.15%) Software Engineering
15 292 (9.92%) Artificial Intelligence
16 288 (9.79%) Statistics
17 277 (9.41%) Computer Science
18 272 (9.24%) Data Management
19 240 (8.15%) Mentoring
20 235 (7.99%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,534 (52.12%) SQL
2 951 (32.31%) Python
3 521 (17.70%) R
4 414 (14.07%) JavaScript
5 405 (13.76%) Java
6 356 (12.10%) T-SQL
7 265 (9.00%) C#
8 211 (7.17%) C++
9 173 (5.88%) Scala
10 157 (5.33%) C
11 106 (3.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 94 (3.19%) VBA
13 74 (2.51%) PowerShell
14 69 (2.34%) PHP
15 55 (1.87%) Ruby
16 46 (1.56%) Bash Shell
17 37 (1.26%) MATLAB
18 33 (1.12%) Objective-C
19 31 (1.05%) Go
20 29 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 671 (22.80%) Degree
2 109 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 84 (2.85%) PhD
4 83 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 70 (2.38%) Numerate Degree
6 58 (1.97%) DV Cleared
7 48 (1.63%) SC Cleared
8 42 (1.43%) Master's Degree
9 22 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (0.61%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.27%) CFA
12 8 (0.27%) CIMA
12 8 (0.27%) CISSP
12 8 (0.27%) ISEB
13 7 (0.24%) CCNP
13 7 (0.24%) CISM
13 7 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
14 6 (0.20%) MCDBA
15 5 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (8.39%) Data Quality
2 93 (3.16%) QA
3 67 (2.28%) GDPR
4 24 (0.82%) Solvency II
5 22 (0.75%) IFRS
6 21 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
8 13 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
8 13 (0.44%) IFRS 9
9 11 (0.37%) FATCA
10 7 (0.24%) SLA
11 4 (0.14%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.10%) MiFID
12 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.10%) WCAG
13 1 (0.034%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.034%) PMO
13 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 121 (4.11%) Docker
2 34 (1.16%) HDFS
3 17 (0.58%) Apache Flume
4 15 (0.51%) VirtualBox
5 12 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.14%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.10%) KVM
9 3 (0.10%) vSphere
10 2 (0.068%) Varnish
11 1 (0.034%) vCloud
11 1 (0.034%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.034%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 48 (1.63%) Hadoop YARN
1 48 (1.63%) Terraform
2 43 (1.46%) Kubernetes
3 42 (1.43%) Puppet
4 38 (1.29%) Ansible
5 33 (1.12%) Kibana
6 26 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (0.82%) Oozie
8 16 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 15 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
10 14 (0.48%) Grafana
11 10 (0.34%) Nessus
12 6 (0.20%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.17%) Nagios
13 5 (0.17%) Salt
13 5 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
14 4 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
14 4 (0.14%) EnCase
Vendors
1 1,149 (39.04%) Tableau
2 556 (18.89%) Microsoft
3 228 (7.75%) Oracle
4 200 (6.80%) SAP
5 174 (5.91%) Google
6 112 (3.81%) Adobe
7 110 (3.74%) Cognos
8 103 (3.50%) Alteryx
9 49 (1.66%) MicroStrategy
10 43 (1.46%) Informatica
11 38 (1.29%) Cloudera
11 38 (1.29%) Hortonworks
12 35 (1.19%) Talend
13 33 (1.12%) IBM
13 33 (1.12%) Teradata
14 31 (1.05%) Cisco
15 25 (0.85%) Red Hat
16 24 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
17 22 (0.75%) Databricks
18 20 (0.68%) Splunk