Period
to 24 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 27 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 10,861 12,763 11,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.08% 7.91% 7.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.28% 19.45% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,517 9,116 9,035
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,625 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.37% +5.56% -

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 56,329 65,625 64,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.90% 40.65% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 42,947 51,204 51,824
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +7.00% +3.09% -3.00%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 2019. 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
London 0 4,744 £60,000 +5.74% 199
South East 0 1,883 £45,000 - 122
North of England +7 1,646 £42,500 - 111
Midlands +2 1,154 £37,500 -6.25% 49
North West +8 993 £45,000 - 62
West Midlands +1 787 £37,500 -6.25% 34
East of England +5 706 £42,000 -16.00% 53
South West -7 701 £45,000 +5.88% 51
Yorkshire -13 477 £40,000 - 35
East Midlands +11 365 £37,500 -11.76% 15
North East +22 179 £36,500 -2.67% 14
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, IT jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 across the England region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 4,621 (42.55%) Problem-Solving
2 3,230 (29.74%) Agile Software Development
3 2,970 (27.35%) SQL
4 2,657 (24.46%) Finance
5 2,585 (23.80%) Degree
6 2,139 (19.69%) Microsoft
7 1,677 (15.44%) Analytics
8 1,377 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
9 1,369 (12.60%) Python
10 1,316 (12.12%) C#
11 1,305 (12.02%) Java
12 1,234 (11.36%) Project Management
13 1,156 (10.64%) SQL Server
14 1,138 (10.48%) Windows
15 1,047 (9.64%) ITIL
16 1,009 (9.29%) Software Engineering
17 1,005 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
17 1,005 (9.25%) Retail
18 999 (9.20%) .NET
19 968 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
20 953 (8.77%) Computer Science
21 891 (8.20%) Marketing
22 875 (8.06%) JavaScript
23 862 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
24 852 (7.84%) Mathematics
25 822 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
26 821 (7.56%) Linux
27 816 (7.51%) Decision-Making
28 814 (7.49%) Scrum
29 807 (7.43%) Data Analysis

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 358 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 296 (2.73%) Apache Spark
3 209 (1.92%) SAS
4 188 (1.73%) Confluence
5 135 (1.24%) CMS
6 130 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 127 (1.17%) IIS
8 116 (1.07%) Apache
9 61 (0.56%) Skype for Business
10 54 (0.50%) Apache Pig
11 42 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
12 38 (0.35%) WebSphere
13 35 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 35 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 30 (0.28%) JBoss
15 29 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
16 26 (0.24%) Ethereum
17 24 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
17 24 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
17 24 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 968 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 761 (7.01%) Microsoft Office
3 355 (3.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 223 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 133 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
6 83 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 73 (0.67%) SPSS
8 52 (0.48%) Chatbot
9 35 (0.32%) Sketch
10 26 (0.24%) InVision
11 17 (0.16%) Marvel
12 13 (0.12%) Photoshop
13 11 (0.10%) Stata
14 9 (0.083%) Adobe XD
14 9 (0.083%) Figma
14 9 (0.083%) UXPin
15 8 (0.074%) SOLIDWORKS
16 5 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 5 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
16 5 (0.046%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 175 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 83 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 65 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 47 (0.43%) NetSuite
5 37 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 34 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
7 23 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
8 22 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
9 21 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
10 17 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
11 15 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
12 13 (0.12%) FastStats
12 13 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
13 12 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
13 12 (0.11%) Eloqua
13 12 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 12 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
13 12 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
13 12 (0.11%) SAP ERP
14 11 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1,005 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 822 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
3 576 (5.30%) Power Platform
4 478 (4.40%) Office 365
5 341 (3.14%) SaaS
6 234 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 152 (1.40%) Google Analytics
8 127 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
9 103 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
10 97 (0.89%) PaaS
11 86 (0.79%) GitHub
12 60 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
13 58 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
13 58 (0.53%) IaaS
14 52 (0.48%) Amazon S3
15 49 (0.45%) Serverless
16 47 (0.43%) OneDrive
17 39 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
18 38 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
19 37 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 403 (3.71%) Firewall
2 262 (2.41%) DNS
3 256 (2.36%) LAN
4 253 (2.33%) Internet
5 250 (2.30%) WAN
6 227 (2.09%) TCP/IP
7 212 (1.95%) DHCP
8 182 (1.68%) Network Security
9 166 (1.53%) VPN
10 152 (1.40%) VoIP
11 146 (1.34%) Broadband
12 118 (1.09%) SAN
13 102 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
14 100 (0.92%) Wireless
15 99 (0.91%) HTTP
16 85 (0.78%) VLAN
17 80 (0.74%) BGP
18 78 (0.72%) Skype
19 76 (0.70%) OSPF
20 73 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,156 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 639 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 599 (5.52%) Big Data
4 560 (5.16%) Power BI
5 495 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 478 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 419 (3.86%) Hadoop
8 379 (3.49%) Relational Database
9 251 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 247 (2.27%) QlikView
11 216 (1.99%) NoSQL
12 208 (1.92%) MySQL
13 150 (1.38%) Oracle Database
14 140 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
15 137 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
16 127 (1.17%) Apache Hive
17 124 (1.14%) MongoDB
18 109 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
19 106 (0.98%) Blockchain
20 101 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 572 (5.27%) JIRA
2 512 (4.71%) Git (software)
3 240 (2.21%) Jenkins
4 229 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 217 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 195 (1.80%) Selenium
7 94 (0.87%) Subversion
8 89 (0.82%) Maven
9 80 (0.74%) Cucumber
10 74 (0.68%) TeamCity
11 72 (0.66%) WebDriver
12 62 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
13 55 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 55 (0.51%) Bitbucket
14 46 (0.42%) JUnit
15 44 (0.41%) Bitbucket Server
16 41 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
17 39 (0.36%) Hudson
18 31 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
19 27 (0.25%) git-flow
General
1 2,657 (24.46%) Finance
2 1,005 (9.25%) Retail
3 891 (8.20%) Marketing
4 701 (6.45%) Banking
5 432 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 314 (2.89%) Manufacturing
7 209 (1.92%) Legal
8 193 (1.78%) Law
9 186 (1.71%) Games
10 167 (1.54%) Back Office
11 166 (1.53%) Electronics
12 141 (1.30%) Front Office
13 139 (1.28%) Advertising
14 115 (1.06%) Automotive
15 112 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
16 104 (0.96%) Billing
17 69 (0.64%) Investment Banking
18 67 (0.62%) Financial Institution
19 54 (0.50%) Publishing
20 44 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,878 (26.50%) Analyst
2 1,806 (16.63%) Developer
3 878 (8.08%) Business Analyst
4 604 (5.56%) Architect
5 453 (4.17%) Consultant
6 401 (3.69%) Data Analyst
7 377 (3.47%) Support Analyst
8 351 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
9 324 (2.98%) Senior Developer
10 306 (2.82%) Software Engineer
11 301 (2.77%) Graduate
12 298 (2.74%) .NET Developer
13 282 (2.60%) Project Manager
14 256 (2.36%) Data Scientist
15 254 (2.34%) C# Developer
16 249 (2.29%) Software Developer
17 235 (2.16%) Applications Support
18 233 (2.15%) Junior
19 221 (2.03%) IT Analyst
20 215 (1.98%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 999 (9.20%) .NET
2 718 (6.61%) HTML
3 549 (5.05%) CSS
4 481 (4.43%) Web Services
5 371 (3.42%) XML
6 365 (3.36%) ASP.NET
7 309 (2.85%) AngularJS
8 219 (2.02%) jQuery
9 213 (1.96%) REST
10 210 (1.93%) JSON
11 190 (1.75%) .NET Framework
12 169 (1.56%) Spring
13 164 (1.51%) React
14 163 (1.50%) Node.js
15 162 (1.49%) SOAP
16 158 (1.45%) Kafka
17 149 (1.37%) HTML5
18 136 (1.25%) WCF
19 109 (1.00%) Natural Language Processing
19 109 (1.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 805 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 749 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
3 560 (5.16%) User Experience
4 408 (3.76%) Fintech
5 371 (3.42%) Algorithms
6 287 (2.64%) Analytical Mindset
7 233 (2.15%) Data Structures
8 188 (1.73%) Data Centre
9 161 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 159 (1.46%) Mobile App
11 135 (1.24%) Virtual Team
12 120 (1.10%) Social Media
13 108 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
14 95 (0.87%) Cloud Native
15 88 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
16 87 (0.80%) Life Science
17 75 (0.69%) PMI
18 73 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
19 72 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
20 71 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1,138 (10.48%) Windows
2 821 (7.56%) Linux
3 428 (3.94%) Windows Server
4 338 (3.11%) Unix
5 215 (1.98%) Windows 10
6 181 (1.67%) Android
7 156 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 133 (1.22%) Windows 7
9 123 (1.13%) Apple iOS
10 117 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 96 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 42 (0.39%) CentOS
13 37 (0.34%) Solaris
14 31 (0.29%) AIX
15 30 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 29 (0.27%) Mac OS
17 28 (0.26%) Ubuntu
18 25 (0.23%) Windows 8
18 25 (0.23%) Windows XP
19 24 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,621 (42.55%) Problem-Solving
2 3,230 (29.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1,677 (15.44%) Analytics
4 1,377 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
5 1,234 (11.36%) Project Management
6 1,047 (9.64%) ITIL
7 1,009 (9.29%) Software Engineering
8 953 (8.77%) Computer Science
9 862 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 852 (7.84%) Mathematics
11 816 (7.51%) Decision-Making
12 814 (7.49%) Scrum
13 807 (7.43%) Data Analysis
14 776 (7.14%) SDLC
15 740 (6.81%) Business Analysis
16 715 (6.58%) Visualisation
17 705 (6.49%) Test Automation
18 703 (6.47%) Analytical Thinking
19 687 (6.33%) ETL
20 640 (5.89%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 2,970 (27.35%) SQL
2 1,369 (12.60%) Python
3 1,316 (12.12%) C#
4 1,305 (12.02%) Java
5 875 (8.06%) JavaScript
6 552 (5.08%) C++
7 530 (4.88%) C
8 521 (4.80%) R
9 467 (4.30%) T-SQL
10 425 (3.91%) PowerShell
11 226 (2.08%) Scala
12 220 (2.03%) VBA
13 168 (1.55%) Bash Shell
14 165 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 161 (1.48%) PHP
16 148 (1.36%) Perl
17 122 (1.12%) Ruby
18 104 (0.96%) VB
19 98 (0.90%) MATLAB
20 96 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2,585 (23.80%) Degree
2 745 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 521 (4.80%) SC Cleared
4 342 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 256 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
6 205 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 203 (1.87%) DV Cleared
8 154 (1.42%) CISSP
8 154 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
9 150 (1.38%) CCNA
10 148 (1.36%) ISTQB
11 145 (1.34%) PhD
12 143 (1.32%) ISEB
13 127 (1.17%) CCNP
14 125 (1.15%) PMI Certification
15 99 (0.91%) MCSE
16 92 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
17 88 (0.81%) CISM
18 85 (0.78%) Master's Degree
19 80 (0.74%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 671 (6.18%) QA
2 414 (3.81%) SLA
3 348 (3.20%) Data Quality
4 278 (2.56%) GDPR
5 195 (1.80%) PMO
6 106 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 66 (0.61%) COBIT
8 52 (0.48%) PCI DSS
9 46 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 37 (0.34%) HMG Infosec
10 37 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 37 (0.34%) JSP 440
10 37 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 34 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
12 15 (0.14%) ISO 22301
12 15 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 14 (0.13%) BS7799
14 13 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
14 13 (0.12%) Solvency II
15 11 (0.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 622 (5.73%) Active Directory
2 327 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 280 (2.58%) Docker
4 114 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 75 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 70 (0.64%) XenApp
7 55 (0.51%) vSphere
8 37 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
9 36 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 34 (0.31%) XenDesktop
11 28 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 28 (0.26%) Firmware
12 24 (0.22%) VMware NSX
13 22 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
14 21 (0.19%) HDFS
14 21 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
15 19 (0.17%) BitLocker
15 19 (0.17%) Terminal Services
16 16 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
17 15 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 188 (1.73%) Kubernetes
2 170 (1.57%) SCCM
3 126 (1.16%) Ansible
4 103 (0.95%) Puppet
5 80 (0.74%) Terraform
6 74 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 70 (0.64%) SCOM
8 43 (0.40%) HP ALM
9 38 (0.35%) Ambari
10 37 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
11 33 (0.30%) WSUS
12 29 (0.27%) Nagios
12 29 (0.27%) SCVMM
13 27 (0.25%) SCOrch
13 27 (0.25%) SELinux
14 24 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 24 (0.22%) Oozie
15 23 (0.21%) Backup Exec
15 23 (0.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
16 22 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2,139 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 721 (6.64%) Oracle
3 533 (4.91%) Tableau
4 461 (4.24%) VMware
5 427 (3.93%) SAP
6 411 (3.78%) Google
7 404 (3.72%) Cisco
8 312 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
9 232 (2.14%) HP
10 187 (1.72%) Citrix
11 164 (1.51%) Adobe
12 151 (1.39%) IBM
13 128 (1.18%) Juniper
14 121 (1.11%) ServiceNow
15 114 (1.05%) Dell
16 106 (0.98%) CheckPoint
17 95 (0.87%) Splunk
18 88 (0.81%) Meraki
19 87 (0.80%) Red Hat
20 82 (0.75%) hybris