Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 30 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 5,371 6,419 10,717
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.89% 6.96% 7.89%
As % of the General category 12.84% 12.70% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,883 4,898 7,511
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,196 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.39% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,750 £70,000 £67,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%

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 41,831 50,530 76,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.65% 54.79% 56.53%
Number of salaries quoted 30,701 39,393 58,816
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,251
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 10 May 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 10 May 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 -2 2,287 £60,000 -4.00% 309
South East +4 974 £50,000 - 180
North of England -2 792 £45,000 +7.14% 168
Midlands -4 498 £42,500 -3.41% 139
North West +5 459 £47,500 +11.76% 93
South West -1 420 £42,500 +6.25% 100
West Midlands -8 330 £42,500 - 74
East of England +3 314 £40,000 -11.11% 101
Yorkshire -10 276 £40,000 -5.88% 54
East Midlands -1 168 £41,250 -10.33% 64
North East -24 57 £41,695 +11.19% 21
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 10 May 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 2,366 (44.05%) Social Skills
2 2,115 (39.38%) Problem-Solving
3 1,621 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1,534 (28.56%) SQL
5 1,445 (26.90%) Finance
6 1,159 (21.58%) Degree
7 1,031 (19.20%) Analytics
8 1,005 (18.71%) Microsoft
9 818 (15.23%) Business Intelligence
10 802 (14.93%) Azure
11 751 (13.98%) Python
12 687 (12.79%) JavaScript
13 642 (11.95%) SQL Server
14 641 (11.93%) Java
15 577 (10.74%) Computer Science
16 576 (10.72%) Windows
17 556 (10.35%) Project Management
18 548 (10.20%) Marketing
19 527 (9.81%) Microsoft Excel
20 511 (9.51%) DevOps
21 505 (9.40%) Scrum
22 504 (9.38%) Power Platform
23 487 (9.07%) C#
24 485 (9.03%) .NET
25 483 (8.99%) Analytical Thinking
26 480 (8.94%) Power BI
27 457 (8.51%) Linux
28 452 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
29 451 (8.40%) AWS
30 444 (8.27%) HTML

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
1 200 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 146 (2.72%) Confluence
3 112 (2.09%) Apache Spark
4 90 (1.68%) Apache
5 66 (1.23%) CMS
6 64 (1.19%) SAS
7 56 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 55 (1.02%) IIS
9 46 (0.86%) MS Exchange
10 31 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 30 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 26 (0.48%) nginx
13 19 (0.35%) Jupyter
14 17 (0.32%) Apache TomEE
15 13 (0.24%) ejabberd
15 13 (0.24%) WordPress
16 12 (0.22%) Drupal
17 11 (0.20%) Apache Pig
17 11 (0.20%) OpenStack
17 11 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 527 (9.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 401 (7.47%) Microsoft Office
3 161 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 120 (2.23%) MS Visio
5 61 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
6 56 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
7 29 (0.54%) InVision
8 23 (0.43%) Sketch
9 20 (0.37%) Photoshop
10 19 (0.35%) Figma
11 17 (0.32%) Simulink
12 16 (0.30%) SPSS
13 14 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
14 6 (0.11%) Gephi
15 5 (0.093%) UXPin
16 4 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
16 4 (0.074%) InfoPath
17 3 (0.056%) Acrobat
17 3 (0.056%) Zeplin
18 2 (0.037%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 90 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.34%) Magento
3 16 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 16 (0.30%) Shopify
4 15 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 14 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.19%) HFM
8 9 (0.17%) Sentinel
9 8 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (0.15%) SAP ERP
10 7 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
11 6 (0.11%) Eloqua
11 6 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 6 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
12 5 (0.093%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 802 (14.93%) Azure
2 504 (9.38%) Power Platform
3 451 (8.40%) AWS
4 297 (5.53%) Microsoft 365
5 265 (4.93%) SaaS
6 152 (2.83%) GCP
7 121 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 115 (2.14%) PaaS
9 91 (1.69%) Google Analytics
10 75 (1.40%) Serverless
11 70 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
12 69 (1.28%) GitHub
13 68 (1.27%) Azure Key Vault
14 65 (1.21%) Azure Service Bus
14 65 (1.21%) Azure Storage
15 62 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
16 54 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
17 53 (0.99%) Azure Service Fabric
18 52 (0.97%) Azure App Service
19 49 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 224 (4.17%) Firewall
2 113 (2.10%) DNS
3 98 (1.82%) VPN
4 90 (1.68%) Internet
5 85 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 79 (1.47%) LAN
7 70 (1.30%) Network Security
8 66 (1.23%) WAN
9 61 (1.14%) VoIP
10 48 (0.89%) DHCP
11 46 (0.86%) BGP
12 43 (0.80%) SSL
13 38 (0.71%) FTP
13 38 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
14 34 (0.63%) HTTP
14 34 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
15 31 (0.58%) Broadband
15 31 (0.58%) SSH
16 30 (0.56%) SAN
16 30 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 642 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 480 (8.94%) Power BI
3 364 (6.78%) Tableau
4 326 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
5 216 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 214 (3.98%) Relational Database
7 198 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 161 (3.00%) MySQL
9 152 (2.83%) Big Data
10 144 (2.68%) NoSQL
11 112 (2.09%) Data Mining
12 88 (1.64%) Hadoop
13 78 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 76 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
15 65 (1.21%) Data Lake
16 62 (1.15%) MongoDB
17 52 (0.97%) RDBMS
18 49 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
19 47 (0.88%) BigQuery
20 44 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 347 (6.46%) Git (software)
2 296 (5.51%) JIRA
3 141 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 94 (1.75%) Selenium
5 93 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 93 (1.73%) Visual Studio
6 65 (1.21%) Maven
7 64 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
8 54 (1.01%) Bitbucket
9 42 (0.78%) SpecFlow
10 41 (0.76%) Gradle
11 40 (0.74%) JUnit
12 39 (0.73%) Cucumber
13 37 (0.69%) Subversion
14 36 (0.67%) Artifactory
15 34 (0.63%) GitLab
16 30 (0.56%) gulp
17 29 (0.54%) Mocha
18 28 (0.52%) JMeter
19 25 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 2,366 (44.05%) Social Skills
2 1,445 (26.90%) Finance
3 548 (10.20%) Marketing
4 294 (5.47%) Retail
5 281 (5.23%) Presentation Skills
6 275 (5.12%) Organisational Skills
7 217 (4.04%) Banking
8 181 (3.37%) Public Sector
9 176 (3.28%) Telecoms
10 174 (3.24%) Law
11 150 (2.79%) Legal
12 141 (2.63%) Manufacturing
13 129 (2.40%) Influencing Skills
14 108 (2.01%) Back Office
15 99 (1.84%) Games
16 85 (1.58%) Financial Institution
17 82 (1.53%) Electronics
18 75 (1.40%) Advertising
19 58 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
20 52 (0.97%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,362 (25.36%) Analyst
2 1,082 (20.15%) Developer
3 281 (5.23%) Business Analyst
4 278 (5.18%) Data Analyst
5 241 (4.49%) Architect
6 221 (4.11%) Senior Developer
7 166 (3.09%) Software Engineer
8 161 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
9 150 (2.79%) Consultant
10 148 (2.76%) Java Developer
11 147 (2.74%) .NET Developer
12 141 (2.63%) Software Developer
13 137 (2.55%) Graduate
14 133 (2.48%) Support Analyst
15 132 (2.46%) C# Developer
16 122 (2.27%) Applications Support
17 121 (2.25%) IT Analyst
18 118 (2.20%) Data Engineer
18 118 (2.20%) Data Scientist
19 111 (2.07%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (9.03%) .NET
2 444 (8.27%) HTML
3 439 (8.17%) CSS
4 283 (5.27%) React
5 232 (4.32%) Web Services
6 212 (3.95%) REST
7 176 (3.28%) .NET Core
8 172 (3.20%) AngularJS
9 171 (3.18%) jQuery
10 154 (2.87%) Node.js
11 150 (2.79%) .NET Framework
12 142 (2.64%) ASP.NET
13 138 (2.57%) HTML5
14 128 (2.38%) Spring
15 119 (2.22%) XML
16 95 (1.77%) RESTful
17 84 (1.56%) JSON
18 83 (1.55%) Entity Framework
19 82 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
20 81 (1.51%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 412 (7.67%) User Experience
2 373 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 291 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
4 229 (4.26%) Analytical Mindset
5 143 (2.66%) Algorithms
6 134 (2.49%) Data Structures
7 123 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 122 (2.27%) Data Centre
9 113 (2.10%) Mobile App
10 82 (1.53%) Virtual Team
11 81 (1.51%) N-Tier
12 60 (1.12%) Reinsurance
13 52 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
14 51 (0.95%) Life Science
15 48 (0.89%) Social Media
16 46 (0.86%) Derivative
16 46 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
17 45 (0.84%) Hedge funds
17 45 (0.84%) Public Cloud
18 43 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 576 (10.72%) Windows
2 457 (8.51%) Linux
3 175 (3.26%) Windows Server
4 145 (2.70%) Unix
5 88 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 67 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 62 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 53 (0.99%) Android
9 51 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
11 22 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (0.39%) Mac OS
12 21 (0.39%) Windows 7
13 19 (0.35%) Debian
14 15 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
15 10 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.17%) CentOS
16 9 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
17 8 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,115 (39.38%) Problem-Solving
2 1,621 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1,031 (19.20%) Analytics
4 818 (15.23%) Business Intelligence
5 577 (10.74%) Computer Science
6 556 (10.35%) Project Management
7 511 (9.51%) DevOps
8 505 (9.40%) Scrum
9 483 (8.99%) Analytical Thinking
10 452 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 444 (8.27%) Decision-Making
12 440 (8.19%) Visualisation
13 410 (7.63%) Data Analysis
14 403 (7.50%) ITIL
15 367 (6.83%) Software Engineering
16 359 (6.68%) Data Science
17 353 (6.57%) Mathematics
18 347 (6.46%) Test Automation
19 328 (6.11%) Data Modelling
20 299 (5.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,534 (28.56%) SQL
2 751 (13.98%) Python
3 687 (12.79%) JavaScript
4 641 (11.93%) Java
5 487 (9.07%) C#
6 194 (3.61%) PowerShell
7 190 (3.54%) C
8 186 (3.46%) R
9 174 (3.24%) PHP
10 165 (3.07%) T-SQL
11 163 (3.03%) C++
12 97 (1.81%) TypeScript
13 94 (1.75%) VBA
14 82 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 78 (1.45%) Perl
15 78 (1.45%) Scala
16 64 (1.19%) Java 8
17 56 (1.04%) Go
18 55 (1.02%) PL/SQL
19 49 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,159 (21.58%) Degree
2 246 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 245 (4.56%) Security Cleared
4 176 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 121 (2.25%) CISSP
6 101 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
7 92 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
8 90 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 69 (1.28%) CISM
10 67 (1.25%) PhD
11 63 (1.17%) DV Cleared
12 60 (1.12%) Master's Degree
13 53 (0.99%) CCNA
14 50 (0.93%) ISTQB
14 50 (0.93%) MCSE
15 46 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 41 (0.76%) CCNP
16 41 (0.76%) MCSA
17 40 (0.74%) SSCP
18 38 (0.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (6.46%) QA
2 208 (3.87%) Data Quality
3 187 (3.48%) SLA
4 171 (3.18%) GDPR
5 97 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 70 (1.30%) NIST
7 55 (1.02%) PMO
8 23 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
9 17 (0.32%) COBIT
9 17 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (0.32%) Solvency II
10 13 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
10 13 (0.24%) PCI DSS
11 12 (0.22%) GMP
11 12 (0.22%) GRC
12 10 (0.19%) GxP
13 9 (0.17%) Good Clinical Practice
14 8 (0.15%) MiFID
14 8 (0.15%) NCSC
15 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 309 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 240 (4.47%) Docker
3 141 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 38 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (0.61%) vSphere
7 24 (0.45%) KVM
8 21 (0.39%) XenApp
9 20 (0.37%) Firmware
10 19 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
11 18 (0.34%) iptables
11 18 (0.34%) QEMU
12 16 (0.30%) Apache Flume
13 15 (0.28%) HDFS
13 15 (0.28%) VMware NSX
14 13 (0.24%) Kamailio
14 13 (0.24%) Postfix
15 8 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 8 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 203 (3.78%) Kubernetes
2 147 (2.74%) Terraform
3 84 (1.56%) Ansible
4 72 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 70 (1.30%) SCCM
6 49 (0.91%) Puppet
7 30 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
8 28 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
9 22 (0.41%) ZABBIX
10 20 (0.37%) HAProxy
10 20 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
11 19 (0.35%) Grafana
11 19 (0.35%) WSUS
12 18 (0.34%) Galera Cluster
13 13 (0.24%) vCenter Server
14 11 (0.20%) Istio
15 10 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
15 10 (0.19%) Kibana
15 10 (0.19%) Prometheus
15 10 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,005 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 257 (4.78%) Oracle
3 248 (4.62%) Google
4 190 (3.54%) VMware
5 174 (3.24%) SAP
6 151 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
7 126 (2.35%) Cisco
8 83 (1.55%) Citrix
9 68 (1.27%) ServiceNow
10 67 (1.25%) Nintex
10 67 (1.25%) Splunk
11 66 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 63 (1.17%) IBM
13 62 (1.15%) Informatica
14 61 (1.14%) HP
15 60 (1.12%) Databricks
16 56 (1.04%) Alteryx
17 53 (0.99%) Adobe
18 48 (0.89%) Atlassian
19 37 (0.69%) Facebook