Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 22 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 12,786 14,517 14,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.19% 8.71% 7.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.61% 19.48% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9,260 9,341 11,180
England median annual salary £49,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.61% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 68,694 74,522 78,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.98% 44.74% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 53,412 56,411 65,307
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 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
London -2 5,976 £57,500 - 587
South East -4 2,001 £45,000 +5.88% 333
North of England -2 1,767 £40,000 - 308
East of England +7 1,113 £46,500 +9.41% 141
Midlands 0 1,058 £40,000 - 237
North West +1 966 £42,500 +2.41% 176
South West +10 850 £42,500 +6.25% 181
West Midlands +4 754 £40,000 -3.61% 137
Yorkshire +2 683 £40,000 - 97
East Midlands -10 303 £42,500 +6.25% 100
North East -8 118 £40,000 +6.67% 35
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 5,771 (45.14%) Problem-Solving
2 4,393 (34.36%) Finance
3 3,740 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3,551 (27.77%) SQL
5 3,100 (24.25%) Degree
6 2,457 (19.22%) Microsoft
7 1,790 (14.00%) Analytics
8 1,713 (13.40%) Java
9 1,699 (13.29%) SQL Server
10 1,688 (13.20%) Project Management
11 1,612 (12.61%) Windows
12 1,557 (12.18%) C#
13 1,506 (11.78%) JavaScript
14 1,403 (10.97%) Computer Science
15 1,379 (10.79%) Python
16 1,327 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
17 1,303 (10.19%) .NET
18 1,268 (9.92%) Banking
19 1,196 (9.35%) HTML
20 1,178 (9.21%) ITIL
21 1,139 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
22 1,100 (8.60%) Self-Motivation
23 1,089 (8.52%) Big Data
24 1,051 (8.22%) Linux
25 1,042 (8.15%) Retail
26 1,034 (8.09%) Marketing
27 1,026 (8.02%) SDLC
28 1,019 (7.97%) Scrum
29 1,018 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
30 1,007 (7.88%) Mathematics

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
1 420 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 365 (2.85%) SAS
3 321 (2.51%) Apache Spark
4 234 (1.83%) IIS
5 186 (1.45%) Confluence
6 168 (1.31%) Apache
7 160 (1.25%) MS Exchange
8 137 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
9 112 (0.88%) CMS
10 96 (0.75%) Skype for Business
11 92 (0.72%) Tomcat
12 79 (0.62%) JBoss
13 78 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
14 71 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
15 63 (0.49%) WebSphere
16 61 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
17 45 (0.35%) WordPress
18 44 (0.34%) WebLogic
19 33 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
20 32 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 1,139 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 781 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
3 395 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 271 (2.12%) MS Visio
5 221 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
6 91 (0.71%) SPSS
7 60 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 38 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 22 (0.17%) InVision
10 19 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 19 (0.15%) Simulink
11 11 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (0.086%) Stata
12 9 (0.070%) AutoCAD
13 7 (0.055%) Acrobat
13 7 (0.055%) UserZoom
14 6 (0.047%) Gliffy
15 5 (0.039%) EViews
15 5 (0.039%) InDesign
16 4 (0.031%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 249 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 125 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 107 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 55 (0.43%) NetSuite
5 46 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 43 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 33 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
8 31 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
9 30 (0.23%) Magento
10 26 (0.20%) SAP ERP
11 25 (0.20%) Scribe Insight
12 22 (0.17%) SAP HCM
13 21 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
14 18 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 18 (0.14%) FastStats
14 18 (0.14%) HFM
14 18 (0.14%) SAP MM
14 18 (0.14%) SAP PP
15 17 (0.13%) Markit EDM
15 17 (0.13%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 975 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 794 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
3 474 (3.71%) Office 365
4 371 (2.90%) SaaS
5 213 (1.67%) Google Analytics
6 146 (1.14%) PaaS
7 138 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 135 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
9 133 (1.04%) IaaS
10 121 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
11 119 (0.93%) GitHub
12 65 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
13 60 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
14 55 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
15 44 (0.34%) Amazon S3
16 43 (0.34%) AdWords
17 38 (0.30%) Serverless
18 36 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
19 35 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
19 35 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 611 (4.78%) Firewall
2 334 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 319 (2.49%) WAN
4 302 (2.36%) LAN
5 289 (2.26%) Internet
6 275 (2.15%) DNS
7 253 (1.98%) VPN
8 236 (1.85%) Network Security
9 186 (1.45%) DHCP
10 167 (1.31%) VoIP
11 166 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
12 153 (1.20%) Wireless
13 142 (1.11%) HTTP
14 132 (1.03%) SAN
15 115 (0.90%) BGP
16 112 (0.88%) SSL
17 110 (0.86%) MPLS
18 108 (0.84%) Ethernet
19 107 (0.84%) OSPF
20 104 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,699 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 1,089 (8.52%) Big Data
3 690 (5.40%) Relational Database
4 653 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
5 521 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 498 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 467 (3.65%) NoSQL
8 448 (3.50%) Power BI
9 372 (2.91%) Hadoop
10 361 (2.82%) MySQL
11 321 (2.51%) MongoDB
12 293 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 235 (1.84%) RDBMS
14 169 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
15 167 (1.31%) QlikView
16 137 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
17 136 (1.06%) Data Mining
18 128 (1.00%) Oracle Database
19 119 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
20 116 (0.91%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 640 (5.01%) Git (software)
2 578 (4.52%) JIRA
3 397 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 349 (2.73%) Jenkins
5 303 (2.37%) Selenium
6 292 (2.28%) Visual Studio
7 147 (1.15%) Subversion
8 135 (1.06%) Cucumber
9 123 (0.96%) Maven
10 117 (0.92%) TeamCity
11 111 (0.87%) WebDriver
12 101 (0.79%) JUnit
13 99 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
14 81 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
15 67 (0.52%) SpecFlow
16 59 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 59 (0.46%) Eclipse
17 54 (0.42%) JMeter
18 53 (0.41%) NUnit
19 47 (0.37%) Axure RP
General
1 4,393 (34.36%) Finance
2 1,268 (9.92%) Banking
3 1,042 (8.15%) Retail
4 1,034 (8.09%) Marketing
5 728 (5.69%) Investment Banking
6 617 (4.83%) Financial Institution
7 458 (3.58%) Manufacturing
8 391 (3.06%) Front Office
9 368 (2.88%) Telecoms
10 322 (2.52%) Legal
11 300 (2.35%) Advertising
12 260 (2.03%) Games
13 224 (1.75%) Law
14 210 (1.64%) Electronics
15 207 (1.62%) Back Office
16 120 (0.94%) Publishing
17 92 (0.72%) Automotive
18 88 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
19 68 (0.53%) French Language
20 63 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,420 (26.75%) Analyst
2 2,224 (17.39%) Developer
3 1,076 (8.42%) Business Analyst
4 687 (5.37%) Consultant
5 654 (5.11%) Architect
6 436 (3.41%) Data Analyst
7 430 (3.36%) Graduate
8 419 (3.28%) Project Manager
9 397 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
10 383 (3.00%) Senior Developer
11 369 (2.89%) C# Developer
12 362 (2.83%) Support Analyst
13 361 (2.82%) .NET Developer
14 312 (2.44%) Java Developer
15 305 (2.39%) Software Developer
16 301 (2.35%) Software Engineer
17 292 (2.28%) Junior
18 288 (2.25%) Applications Support
19 264 (2.06%) SQL Developer
20 253 (1.98%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,303 (10.19%) .NET
2 1,196 (9.35%) HTML
3 825 (6.45%) Web Services
4 803 (6.28%) CSS
5 579 (4.53%) AngularJS
6 482 (3.77%) XML
7 470 (3.68%) ASP.NET
8 372 (2.91%) React
9 367 (2.87%) RESTful
10 365 (2.85%) jQuery
11 356 (2.78%) HTML5
12 335 (2.62%) REST
13 305 (2.39%) .NET Framework
14 290 (2.27%) Spring
15 242 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
16 237 (1.85%) Node.js
17 206 (1.61%) JSON
18 192 (1.50%) SOAP
19 191 (1.49%) WCF
20 186 (1.45%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1,403 (10.97%) Computer Science
2 1,100 (8.60%) Self-Motivation
3 805 (6.30%) User Experience
4 763 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 576 (4.50%) Cyberthreat
6 543 (4.25%) Fintech
7 459 (3.59%) Analytical Mindset
8 324 (2.53%) Algorithms
9 320 (2.50%) Data Structures
10 314 (2.46%) Data Centre
11 251 (1.96%) Mobile App
12 227 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
13 225 (1.76%) Virtual Team
14 173 (1.35%) Fixed Income
15 163 (1.27%) Derivative
16 135 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
17 133 (1.04%) Equities
18 108 (0.84%) Hedge funds
19 106 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 105 (0.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1,612 (12.61%) Windows
2 1,051 (8.22%) Linux
3 517 (4.04%) Unix
4 514 (4.02%) Windows Server
5 250 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 215 (1.68%) Windows 7
7 206 (1.61%) Windows 10
8 203 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 150 (1.17%) Android
10 146 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 133 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 72 (0.56%) CentOS
13 56 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 45 (0.35%) Ubuntu
15 43 (0.34%) Solaris
16 42 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 42 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
17 39 (0.31%) AIX
18 30 (0.23%) HPUX
19 22 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,771 (45.14%) Problem-Solving
2 3,740 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1,790 (14.00%) Analytics
4 1,688 (13.20%) Project Management
5 1,327 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
6 1,178 (9.21%) ITIL
7 1,026 (8.02%) SDLC
8 1,019 (7.97%) Scrum
9 1,018 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 1,007 (7.88%) Mathematics
11 988 (7.73%) Business Analysis
12 986 (7.71%) Risk Management
13 955 (7.47%) Decision-Making
14 902 (7.05%) Test Automation
15 851 (6.66%) Data Analysis
16 839 (6.56%) Mentoring
17 771 (6.03%) Software Engineering
18 769 (6.01%) CRM
19 734 (5.74%) Strategic Thinking
20 720 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3,551 (27.77%) SQL
2 1,713 (13.40%) Java
3 1,557 (12.18%) C#
4 1,506 (11.78%) JavaScript
5 1,379 (10.79%) Python
6 678 (5.30%) T-SQL
7 521 (4.07%) C++
8 488 (3.82%) R
9 475 (3.72%) PowerShell
10 460 (3.60%) C
11 295 (2.31%) PHP
12 288 (2.25%) VBA
13 227 (1.78%) Scala
14 226 (1.77%) Perl
15 179 (1.40%) Shell Script
16 178 (1.39%) Bash Shell
17 135 (1.06%) MATLAB
18 132 (1.03%) VB.NET
19 130 (1.02%) PL/SQL
20 129 (1.01%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 3,100 (24.25%) Degree
2 569 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 495 (3.87%) Security Cleared
4 316 (2.47%) CISSP
5 288 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 257 (2.01%) SC Cleared
7 247 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 243 (1.90%) ISEB
9 186 (1.45%) PMI Certification
10 179 (1.40%) CCNP
11 178 (1.39%) Master's Degree
12 160 (1.25%) ISTQB
13 155 (1.21%) CISM
14 153 (1.20%) PMP
15 148 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
16 142 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
17 140 (1.09%) CCNA
18 138 (1.08%) MCSE
19 133 (1.04%) PhD
20 128 (1.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 811 (6.34%) QA
2 380 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 374 (2.93%) SLA
4 250 (1.96%) PMO
5 238 (1.86%) GDPR
6 203 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 147 (1.15%) PCI DSS
8 64 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 55 (0.43%) COBIT
10 40 (0.31%) MiFID
11 37 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
12 27 (0.21%) ISO 9001
13 22 (0.17%) GCP
14 21 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 18 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
16 17 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 16 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 12 (0.094%) Disclosure Scotland
19 11 (0.086%) HIPAA
19 11 (0.086%) SEPA
System Software
1 670 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 310 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 298 (2.33%) Docker
4 189 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 94 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 90 (0.70%) Firmware
7 82 (0.64%) XenApp
8 81 (0.63%) vSphere
9 59 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 57 (0.45%) HDFS
11 49 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
12 47 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
13 36 (0.28%) BitLocker
13 36 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
14 29 (0.23%) VirtualBox
15 21 (0.16%) Terminal Services
16 20 (0.16%) Apache Flume
17 19 (0.15%) VMware NSX
18 17 (0.13%) vCloud
18 17 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 192 (1.50%) Ansible
2 171 (1.34%) SCCM
3 167 (1.31%) Puppet
4 163 (1.27%) Kubernetes
5 144 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 103 (0.81%) Terraform
7 64 (0.50%) WSUS
8 63 (0.49%) Kibana
9 54 (0.42%) Nagios
10 52 (0.41%) Nessus
11 49 (0.38%) SCOM
12 40 (0.31%) RSA Security Analytics
13 36 (0.28%) Packer
14 30 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
15 27 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 26 (0.20%) SCOrch
17 24 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
17 24 (0.19%) logstash
17 24 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
17 24 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2,457 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 733 (5.73%) Oracle
3 558 (4.36%) Tableau
4 545 (4.26%) VMware
5 510 (3.99%) Cisco
6 494 (3.86%) Google
7 477 (3.73%) SAP
8 347 (2.71%) Citrix
9 319 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
10 197 (1.54%) Capita
11 183 (1.43%) HP
12 176 (1.38%) Splunk
13 166 (1.30%) Sybase
14 156 (1.22%) Red Hat
15 148 (1.16%) Adobe
15 148 (1.16%) ServiceNow
16 145 (1.13%) CheckPoint
17 137 (1.07%) IBM
18 109 (0.85%) Symantec
19 103 (0.81%) Cognos