Period
to 27 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Data Lake skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Lake over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Lakes
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 259 229 263
Rank change year-on-year -30 +34 -39
Permanent jobs citing Data Lake 328 37 30
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.17% 0.56% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.13% 1.84% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 273 34 29
10th Percentile £43,250 £42,500 £53,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £55,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +27.27% -15.38% -13.33%
75th Percentile £83,750 £66,875 £72,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £71,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year +6.46% +1.15% -

Data Lake is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7,936 2,014 2,207
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 28.23% 30.55% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,978 1,862 2,001
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.15% +7.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Data Lake
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Data Lake as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Data Lake trend for jobs with a WFH option

Data Lake
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Data Lake.

Data Lake salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Data Lake
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Data Lake over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Data Lake salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, Data Lake job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Data Lake.

1 227 (69.21%) SQL
2 223 (67.99%) Azure
3 205 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 192 (58.54%) Data Warehouse
5 175 (53.35%) Analytics
6 144 (43.90%) ETL
7 135 (41.16%) AWS
8 120 (36.59%) DevOps
8 120 (36.59%) Python
9 103 (31.40%) Big Data
9 103 (31.40%) Power Platform
10 101 (30.79%) Azure Data Factory
11 99 (30.18%) Power BI
12 98 (29.88%) Data Modelling
13 84 (25.61%) Microsoft
13 84 (25.61%) Databricks
14 78 (23.78%) Data Engineering
15 77 (23.48%) Visualisation
16 75 (22.87%) Social Skills
17 74 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
18 72 (21.95%) Azure SQL Database
19 70 (21.34%) SQL Server
20 65 (19.82%) GCP
21 61 (18.60%) Data Science
22 57 (17.38%) Data Pipeline
23 54 (16.46%) C#
24 53 (16.16%) Docker
25 51 (15.55%) Data Analytics
25 51 (15.55%) Finance
26 49 (14.94%) SQL Server Integration Services

Data Lake
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 28 (8.54%) Apache Spark
2 13 (3.96%) Apache Airflow
2 13 (3.96%) Confluence
3 6 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.52%) GlassFish
4 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.22%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.91%) Apache
6 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.91%) Luigi
7 2 (0.61%) SAS
8 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.30%) Maximo
3 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 223 (67.99%) Azure
2 135 (41.16%) AWS
3 103 (31.40%) Power Platform
4 101 (30.79%) Azure Data Factory
5 65 (19.82%) GCP
6 44 (13.41%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 26 (7.93%) Snowflake
8 21 (6.40%) PaaS
9 20 (6.10%) Azure Logic Apps
9 20 (6.10%) Serverless
10 16 (4.88%) SaaS
11 13 (3.96%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (3.96%) PowerApps
12 12 (3.66%) Amazon S3
12 12 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (3.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 10 (3.05%) Amazon Kinesis
15 8 (2.44%) Azure Functions
16 7 (2.13%) Azure Storage
16 7 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.30%) Firewall
2 1 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (58.54%) Data Warehouse
2 103 (31.40%) Big Data
3 99 (30.18%) Power BI
4 72 (21.95%) Azure SQL Database
5 70 (21.34%) SQL Server
6 49 (14.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 48 (14.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 46 (14.02%) NoSQL
9 40 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (11.59%) Relational Database
10 38 (11.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 33 (10.06%) Amazon Redshift
12 32 (9.76%) Hadoop
12 32 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (7.93%) OLAP
14 16 (4.88%) BigQuery
15 14 (4.27%) Amazon Athena
15 14 (4.27%) MongoDB
16 12 (3.66%) Apache Hive
17 11 (3.35%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 27 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.40%) Visual Studio
3 20 (6.10%) JIRA
4 15 (4.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 15 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.13%) Bitbucket
6 7 (2.13%) Postman
7 6 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.83%) Storybook
7 6 (1.83%) webpack
8 5 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.30%) Appium
9 1 (0.30%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.30%) ERwin
9 1 (0.30%) git-flow
9 1 (0.30%) GitLab
9 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.30%) JMeter
9 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 75 (22.87%) Social Skills
2 51 (15.55%) Finance
3 40 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (8.84%) Retail
5 14 (4.27%) Presentation Skills
6 10 (3.05%) Back Office
7 9 (2.74%) Banking
7 9 (2.74%) Marketing
8 8 (2.44%) Public Sector
9 6 (1.83%) Wearables
10 4 (1.22%) Czech Language
10 4 (1.22%) Law
11 3 (0.91%) Electronics
11 3 (0.91%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.61%) Publishing
13 1 (0.30%) Automotive
13 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 87 (26.52%) Data Engineer
2 85 (25.91%) Developer
3 49 (14.94%) Architect
4 44 (13.41%) Azure Engineer
5 36 (10.98%) Data Architect
6 32 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 28 (8.54%) Analyst
8 22 (6.71%) Azure Developer
8 22 (6.71%) SQL Developer
9 21 (6.40%) Consultant
9 21 (6.40%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (5.79%) Senior Developer
10 19 (5.79%) Software Engineer
11 18 (5.49%) SSIS Developer
12 17 (5.18%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 17 (5.18%) ETL Developer
12 17 (5.18%) Technical Architect
13 16 (4.88%) Backend Developer
14 15 (4.57%) Big Data Solutions Architect
14 15 (4.57%) IoT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.59%) .NET
2 29 (8.84%) HTML
3 25 (7.62%) Kafka
4 24 (7.32%) HTML5
5 19 (5.79%) JSON
5 19 (5.79%) REST
6 18 (5.49%) .NET Core
7 14 (4.27%) MDX
8 13 (3.96%) PySpark
8 13 (3.96%) Swagger
9 12 (3.66%) ARM Templates
9 12 (3.66%) CSS
10 11 (3.35%) .NET Framework
10 11 (3.35%) AngularJS
10 11 (3.35%) ASP.NET
10 11 (3.35%) GraphQL
10 11 (3.35%) jQuery
10 11 (3.35%) PostGIS
11 10 (3.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (3.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (8.23%) Virtual Team
3 26 (7.93%) Algorithms
4 24 (7.32%) Cloud Native
4 24 (7.32%) Data Structures
5 17 (5.18%) User Experience
6 12 (3.66%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.74%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.61%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.61%) Replication
11 1 (0.30%) Contract for Difference
11 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.30%) Legacy Systems
11 1 (0.30%) NHS
11 1 (0.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.83%) Linux
2 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.30%) Solaris
2 1 (0.30%) Unix
2 1 (0.30%) VMS
2 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 175 (53.35%) Analytics
3 144 (43.90%) ETL
4 120 (36.59%) DevOps
5 98 (29.88%) Data Modelling
6 78 (23.78%) Data Engineering
7 77 (23.48%) Visualisation
8 74 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (18.60%) Data Science
10 57 (17.38%) Data Pipeline
11 51 (15.55%) Data Analytics
12 47 (14.33%) Artificial Intelligence
13 45 (13.72%) Machine Learning
14 43 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
15 41 (12.50%) Data Management
15 41 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
16 40 (12.20%) Data Architecture
16 40 (12.20%) Microservices
17 38 (11.59%) Data Integration
18 36 (10.98%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 227 (69.21%) SQL
2 120 (36.59%) Python
3 54 (16.46%) C#
4 42 (12.80%) Scala
5 40 (12.20%) Java
6 37 (11.28%) T-SQL
7 34 (10.37%) PowerShell
8 25 (7.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 20 (6.10%) R
10 14 (4.27%) Go
11 11 (3.35%) Kotlin
12 10 (3.05%) JavaScript
13 8 (2.44%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.83%) ES6
14 6 (1.83%) ES7
14 6 (1.83%) X++
15 3 (0.91%) Clojure
15 3 (0.91%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.61%) U-SQL
17 1 (0.30%) Julia
Qualifications
1 33 (10.06%) Degree
2 12 (3.66%) SC Cleared
2 12 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.91%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) ISEB
6 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.30%) MBCS
6 1 (0.30%) MCSA
6 1 (0.30%) MCSE
6 1 (0.30%) PhD
6 1 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.20%) Data Quality
2 19 (5.79%) QA
3 6 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.52%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (1.22%) GDPR
5 4 (1.22%) PMO
6 1 (0.30%) NCSC
System Software
1 53 (16.16%) Docker
2 6 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (13.41%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.22%) Terraform
3 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.61%) Ansible
4 2 (0.61%) Puppet
5 1 (0.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 84 (25.61%) Databricks
1 84 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.67%) Oracle
3 18 (5.49%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (2.74%) Google
5 8 (2.44%) MuleSoft
5 8 (2.44%) SAP
6 7 (2.13%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.83%) Informatica
7 6 (1.83%) JD Edwards
7 6 (1.83%) StreamSets
8 5 (1.52%) Civica
8 5 (1.52%) Cognos
8 5 (1.52%) Foundry
8 5 (1.52%) Palantir
9 4 (1.22%) Alteryx
9 4 (1.22%) Talend
10 2 (0.61%) Teradata
11 1 (0.30%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.30%) Cisco