Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 36 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 8,854 2,788 9,579
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 8.09% 6.33% 7.55%
As % of the General category 13.87% 12.42% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,109 2,139 6,989
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,600 £26,750
25th Percentile £38,500 £38,500 £35,925
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +0.45%
75th Percentile £70,001 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%

Analytical Skills is in the General 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 common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 63,836 22,455 70,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.31% 51.01% 55.46%
Number of salaries quoted 39,754 18,261 54,382
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £53,638
Median % change year-on-year - +7.20% +3.15%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,029 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.49% +4.82% +5.00%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in England.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in England

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 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
London +1 3,898 £62,500 - 571
South East +28 1,427 £50,000 - 224
North of England +5 1,246 £45,000 -5.26% 309
Midlands +1 946 £42,500 -5.56% 233
East of England +20 639 £42,500 +2.41% 124
North West -4 629 £45,000 -10.00% 164
West Midlands +1 541 £45,000 - 151
Yorkshire +29 531 £43,000 +2.38% 113
South West +10 523 £47,500 +18.75% 139
East Midlands +5 399 £38,000 -10.59% 81
North East -1 90 £42,500 -6.59% 32
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 3,983 (44.99%) Social Skills
2 3,566 (40.28%) Problem-Solving
3 2,601 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2,335 (26.37%) SQL
5 2,161 (24.41%) Finance
6 2,010 (22.70%) Degree
7 1,893 (21.38%) Analytics
8 1,656 (18.70%) Microsoft
9 1,372 (15.50%) Python
10 1,341 (15.15%) Azure
11 1,336 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
12 1,053 (11.89%) JavaScript
13 1,033 (11.67%) Project Management
14 932 (10.53%) AWS
15 929 (10.49%) Microsoft Excel
16 924 (10.44%) DevOps
17 910 (10.28%) Computer Science
18 903 (10.20%) Power Platform
19 880 (9.94%) Visualisation
20 878 (9.92%) Marketing
21 877 (9.91%) Power BI
22 821 (9.27%) Retail
23 812 (9.17%) Scrum
24 811 (9.16%) Mentoring
25 795 (8.98%) SQL Server
26 791 (8.93%) Java
27 775 (8.75%) Software Engineering
28 770 (8.70%) Windows
29 743 (8.39%) Decision-Making
30 714 (8.06%) 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
1 213 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 205 (2.32%) Confluence
3 175 (1.98%) Apache Spark
4 133 (1.50%) Apache
5 115 (1.30%) CMS
6 107 (1.21%) SAS
7 75 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
8 68 (0.77%) IIS
9 59 (0.67%) nginx
10 57 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 51 (0.58%) MS Exchange
12 41 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
12 41 (0.46%) WordPress
13 36 (0.41%) Jupyter
14 34 (0.38%) WebLogic
15 25 (0.28%) Drupal
16 22 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
17 21 (0.24%) GeoServer
17 21 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 20 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 929 (10.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 620 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
3 282 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 165 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 99 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
6 68 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
7 38 (0.43%) Figma
8 35 (0.40%) Simulink
9 27 (0.30%) Sketch
10 26 (0.29%) SPSS
11 20 (0.23%) InVision
12 15 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
13 13 (0.15%) Oracle Smart View
13 13 (0.15%) Photoshop
14 10 (0.11%) InDesign
15 8 (0.090%) Chatbot
15 8 (0.090%) Stata
16 7 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
17 6 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 5 (0.056%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 51 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.53%) NetSuite
3 39 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 36 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 33 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
6 29 (0.33%) Sentinel
7 25 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
8 22 (0.25%) Shopify
9 21 (0.24%) Magento
10 19 (0.21%) IBM Planning Analytics
11 15 (0.17%) MetaTrader
11 15 (0.17%) SAP Business One
12 14 (0.16%) SAP SD
13 11 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
13 11 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
13 11 (0.12%) Primavera
13 11 (0.12%) Workday HCM
14 10 (0.11%) HFM
14 10 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
14 10 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1,341 (15.15%) Azure
2 932 (10.53%) AWS
3 903 (10.20%) Power Platform
4 470 (5.31%) SaaS
5 459 (5.18%) Microsoft 365
6 334 (3.77%) GCP
7 202 (2.28%) Serverless
8 200 (2.26%) GitHub
9 182 (2.06%) Google Analytics
10 163 (1.84%) PaaS
11 156 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
12 132 (1.49%) IaaS
13 115 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
14 112 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
15 105 (1.19%) Snowflake
16 96 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
17 60 (0.68%) Amazon S3
18 52 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
18 52 (0.59%) npm
19 48 (0.54%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 276 (3.12%) Firewall
2 196 (2.21%) DNS
3 167 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 141 (1.59%) LAN
5 134 (1.51%) WAN
6 131 (1.48%) Broadband
7 126 (1.42%) HTTP
8 121 (1.37%) VPN
9 114 (1.29%) Internet
10 104 (1.17%) DHCP
11 76 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
12 75 (0.85%) Network Security
13 52 (0.59%) SAN
14 48 (0.54%) FTP
15 41 (0.46%) SSL
16 35 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
17 32 (0.36%) BGP
18 30 (0.34%) VoIP
18 30 (0.34%) Wireless
19 29 (0.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 877 (9.91%) Power BI
2 795 (8.98%) SQL Server
3 616 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
4 588 (6.64%) Tableau
5 331 (3.74%) Relational Database
6 322 (3.64%) Big Data
7 299 (3.38%) MySQL
8 265 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
9 261 (2.95%) NoSQL
10 255 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 235 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 166 (1.87%) Data Mining
13 153 (1.73%) Data Lake
14 115 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 113 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
16 111 (1.25%) MongoDB
17 104 (1.17%) BigQuery
18 102 (1.15%) Hadoop
19 96 (1.08%) Oracle Database
20 87 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 573 (6.47%) JIRA
2 558 (6.30%) Git (software)
3 338 (3.82%) Jenkins
4 155 (1.75%) GitLab
5 136 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 113 (1.28%) Selenium
7 105 (1.19%) Bitbucket
8 93 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 68 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 65 (0.73%) webpack
11 64 (0.72%) Eclipse
12 61 (0.69%) Maven
13 57 (0.64%) Postman
14 56 (0.63%) TeamCity
15 54 (0.61%) Cucumber
16 49 (0.55%) Subversion
17 48 (0.54%) JUnit
17 48 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
17 48 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 42 (0.47%) Cypress.io
General
1 3,983 (44.99%) Social Skills
2 2,161 (24.41%) Finance
3 878 (9.92%) Marketing
4 821 (9.27%) Retail
5 638 (7.21%) Presentation Skills
6 569 (6.43%) Organisational Skills
7 362 (4.09%) Influencing Skills
8 345 (3.90%) Legal
9 344 (3.89%) Banking
10 323 (3.65%) Law
11 258 (2.91%) Telecoms
12 241 (2.72%) Advertising
13 231 (2.61%) Public Sector
14 229 (2.59%) Games
15 227 (2.56%) Manufacturing
16 222 (2.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 202 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 129 (1.46%) Publishing
19 128 (1.45%) Back Office
20 116 (1.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,124 (23.99%) Analyst
2 1,357 (15.33%) Developer
3 457 (5.16%) Business Analyst
4 412 (4.65%) Data Analyst
5 399 (4.51%) Architect
6 298 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
7 296 (3.34%) Consultant
8 276 (3.12%) Software Engineer
9 248 (2.80%) Graduate
10 223 (2.52%) Project Manager
11 219 (2.47%) Support Analyst
12 216 (2.44%) Senior Developer
13 199 (2.25%) Data Engineer
14 185 (2.09%) Administrator
14 185 (2.09%) Junior
15 180 (2.03%) Full Stack Developer
16 171 (1.93%) Software Developer
17 167 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 160 (1.81%) Java Developer
19 151 (1.71%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 603 (6.81%) HTML
2 602 (6.80%) React
3 585 (6.61%) .NET
4 499 (5.64%) CSS
5 383 (4.33%) REST
6 344 (3.89%) Node.js
7 337 (3.81%) AngularJS
8 271 (3.06%) Web Services
9 231 (2.61%) XML
10 214 (2.42%) Spring
11 198 (2.24%) Kafka
12 183 (2.07%) RESTful
13 166 (1.87%) HTML5
14 157 (1.77%) jQuery
15 156 (1.76%) JSON
16 148 (1.67%) Spring Boot
17 145 (1.64%) .NET Core
18 123 (1.39%) ASP.NET
19 115 (1.30%) Redux
19 115 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 707 (7.99%) User Experience
2 679 (7.67%) Management Information System
3 621 (7.01%) Self-Motivation
4 420 (4.74%) Analytical Mindset
5 382 (4.31%) Algorithms
6 266 (3.00%) Data Structures
7 193 (2.18%) Social Media
8 181 (2.04%) Life Science
9 176 (1.99%) Virtual Team
10 155 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
11 134 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
12 124 (1.40%) Data Centre
13 109 (1.23%) FMCG
14 101 (1.14%) Mobile App
15 83 (0.94%) Digital Media
16 80 (0.90%) Driving Licence
17 76 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
17 76 (0.86%) Equities
17 76 (0.86%) Legacy Systems
18 75 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 770 (8.70%) Windows
2 601 (6.79%) Linux
3 280 (3.16%) Unix
4 252 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 136 (1.54%) Android
6 132 (1.49%) Windows 10
7 127 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 100 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 99 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
10 52 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 51 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 50 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
13 43 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 39 (0.44%) Solaris
15 38 (0.43%) Mac OS
16 33 (0.37%) Windows 8
17 23 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
17 23 (0.26%) Ubuntu
18 20 (0.23%) VMS
19 17 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,566 (40.28%) Problem-Solving
2 2,601 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
3 1,893 (21.38%) Analytics
4 1,336 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1,033 (11.67%) Project Management
6 924 (10.44%) DevOps
7 910 (10.28%) Computer Science
8 880 (9.94%) Visualisation
9 812 (9.17%) Scrum
10 811 (9.16%) Mentoring
11 775 (8.75%) Software Engineering
12 743 (8.39%) Decision-Making
13 714 (8.06%) Data Analysis
14 708 (8.00%) Analytical Thinking
15 689 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
16 671 (7.58%) Data Modelling
17 642 (7.25%) Data Science
18 595 (6.72%) Mathematics
19 576 (6.51%) Coaching
19 576 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2,335 (26.37%) SQL
2 1,372 (15.50%) Python
3 1,053 (11.89%) JavaScript
4 791 (8.93%) Java
5 686 (7.75%) C#
6 365 (4.12%) C
7 323 (3.65%) R
8 300 (3.39%) TypeScript
9 270 (3.05%) PowerShell
10 237 (2.68%) C++
11 219 (2.47%) PHP
12 217 (2.45%) VBA
13 190 (2.15%) T-SQL
14 164 (1.85%) Go
15 117 (1.32%) Shell Script
16 114 (1.29%) Bash Shell
16 114 (1.29%) Perl
17 111 (1.25%) VB
18 108 (1.22%) Scala
19 88 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2,010 (22.70%) Degree
2 394 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 262 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 147 (1.66%) Master's Degree
5 138 (1.56%) PhD
5 138 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 117 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
7 108 (1.22%) CISSP
8 76 (0.86%) CISM
9 72 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
10 69 (0.78%) ISTQB
11 67 (0.76%) CISA
11 67 (0.76%) MBA
12 66 (0.75%) ISEB
13 64 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
14 58 (0.66%) CRISC
15 55 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
16 45 (0.51%) PMI Certification
17 44 (0.50%) CCNA
18 41 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 515 (5.82%) QA
2 329 (3.72%) Data Quality
3 292 (3.30%) GDPR
4 265 (2.99%) SLA
5 130 (1.47%) Accessibility
6 129 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 125 (1.41%) PMO
8 76 (0.86%) Good Clinical Practice
9 70 (0.79%) NIST
10 67 (0.76%) GRC
11 41 (0.46%) MISRA
12 38 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
13 37 (0.42%) ECSS
13 37 (0.42%) MISRA C
14 34 (0.38%) PCI DSS
15 33 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 28 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
16 28 (0.32%) GLP
17 27 (0.30%) COBIT
18 26 (0.29%) GMP
System Software
1 405 (4.57%) Docker
2 381 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 154 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 43 (0.49%) Firmware
6 31 (0.35%) vSphere
7 21 (0.24%) XenApp
8 18 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (0.20%) VMware NSX
9 17 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (0.10%) BitLocker
11 9 (0.10%) iptables
12 8 (0.090%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.056%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.056%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.034%) HDFS
15 3 (0.034%) KVM
15 3 (0.034%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 357 (4.03%) Kubernetes
2 203 (2.29%) Terraform
3 183 (2.07%) Ansible
4 57 (0.64%) Grafana
5 56 (0.63%) SCCM
6 45 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
7 35 (0.40%) Prometheus
8 32 (0.36%) Puppet
9 31 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (0.28%) Istio
10 25 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
11 14 (0.16%) Rancher
11 14 (0.16%) WSUS
12 13 (0.15%) Nessus
12 13 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
12 13 (0.15%) QRadar
13 12 (0.14%) NetBackup
14 11 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (0.12%) SCOM
15 10 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1,656 (18.70%) Microsoft
2 587 (6.63%) Google
3 514 (5.81%) Oracle
4 369 (4.17%) SAP
5 320 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
6 210 (2.37%) VMware
7 140 (1.58%) ServiceNow
8 134 (1.51%) Adobe
9 131 (1.48%) Cisco
10 101 (1.14%) Databricks
11 95 (1.07%) IBM
12 92 (1.04%) Splunk
13 88 (0.99%) Citrix
14 83 (0.94%) Red Hat
15 78 (0.88%) Workday
16 73 (0.82%) Atlassian
17 70 (0.79%) Facebook
18 57 (0.64%) Sony
19 56 (0.63%) EMC
20 53 (0.60%) HP