Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 31 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 7,458 4,271 10,553
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 7.43% 6.89% 7.92%
As % of the General category 13.12% 12.80% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4,638 3,267 7,442
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,503 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +1.70%
75th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £83,953
UK median annual salary £50,750 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.46% +3.00% +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 56,845 33,364 75,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.64% 53.82% 56.43%
Number of salaries quoted 36,631 26,334 57,759
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,512 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.75% +7.64% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £56,700 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -3 3,423 £60,000 -4.00% 591
South East +5 1,264 £50,000 - 231
North of England -2 975 £43,500 -1.14% 299
Midlands -5 655 £42,500 -5.56% 205
South West +2 537 £46,500 +16.25% 109
North West -5 492 £43,750 -6.91% 180
East of England +10 461 £40,500 -10.00% 122
West Midlands -8 411 £44,000 -2.22% 137
Yorkshire +3 400 £45,000 +7.78% 90
East Midlands +6 241 £37,500 -21.05% 67
North East -10 87 £42,223 -0.65% 29
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3,386 (45.40%) Social Skills
2 3,033 (40.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2,226 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
4 2,020 (27.09%) SQL
5 1,923 (25.78%) Finance
6 1,645 (22.06%) Degree
7 1,521 (20.39%) Analytics
8 1,371 (18.38%) Microsoft
9 1,108 (14.86%) Python
10 1,071 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
11 985 (13.21%) Azure
12 916 (12.28%) JavaScript
13 843 (11.30%) Project Management
14 812 (10.89%) Computer Science
15 777 (10.42%) Marketing
16 766 (10.27%) Java
16 766 (10.27%) Microsoft Excel
17 736 (9.87%) DevOps
18 735 (9.86%) AWS
19 718 (9.63%) Visualisation
19 718 (9.63%) Power Platform
20 717 (9.61%) SQL Server
21 703 (9.43%) Power BI
22 695 (9.32%) Scrum
23 675 (9.05%) Windows
24 655 (8.78%) Decision-Making
25 637 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
26 622 (8.34%) Retail
27 619 (8.30%) Software Engineering
28 604 (8.10%) User Experience

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
1 198 (2.65%) Confluence
2 189 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 176 (2.36%) Apache Spark
4 132 (1.77%) Apache
5 87 (1.17%) SAS
6 76 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 73 (0.98%) CMS
8 68 (0.91%) IIS
9 58 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
10 56 (0.75%) nginx
11 54 (0.72%) MS Exchange
12 39 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 33 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
14 30 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 29 (0.39%) Jupyter
16 26 (0.35%) Apache TomEE
16 26 (0.35%) WordPress
17 24 (0.32%) Skype for Business
18 21 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
19 20 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 766 (10.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 600 (8.05%) Microsoft Office
3 224 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 149 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 83 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
6 54 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
7 36 (0.48%) Sketch
8 32 (0.43%) InVision
9 26 (0.35%) Simulink
10 24 (0.32%) Figma
10 24 (0.32%) SPSS
11 19 (0.25%) Photoshop
12 10 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
13 7 (0.094%) InDesign
14 5 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 5 (0.067%) Oracle Smart View
14 5 (0.067%) Stata
14 5 (0.067%) UserZoom
14 5 (0.067%) UXPin
15 4 (0.054%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 71 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.42%) Sentinel
3 27 (0.36%) Magento
4 25 (0.34%) NetSuite
4 25 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
5 24 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 21 (0.28%) Shopify
7 19 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
8 18 (0.24%) IBM Planning Analytics
9 17 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
10 16 (0.21%) MetaTrader
10 16 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
11 11 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
11 11 (0.15%) HFM
11 11 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
12 10 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
12 10 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
12 10 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
12 10 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 985 (13.21%) Azure
2 735 (9.86%) AWS
3 718 (9.63%) Power Platform
4 372 (4.99%) SaaS
5 358 (4.80%) Microsoft 365
6 277 (3.71%) GCP
7 161 (2.16%) PaaS
8 158 (2.12%) GitHub
9 136 (1.82%) Google Analytics
10 133 (1.78%) Serverless
11 122 (1.64%) IaaS
12 100 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
13 92 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
14 79 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
15 77 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
16 72 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
17 68 (0.91%) Snowflake
18 55 (0.74%) Amazon S3
19 53 (0.71%) Azure Service Bus
20 46 (0.62%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 272 (3.65%) Firewall
2 157 (2.11%) DNS
3 131 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 127 (1.70%) VPN
5 121 (1.62%) Internet
6 113 (1.52%) LAN
7 93 (1.25%) WAN
8 90 (1.21%) DHCP
9 85 (1.14%) HTTP
10 78 (1.05%) Broadband
11 71 (0.95%) Network Security
12 53 (0.71%) VoIP
13 51 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
14 44 (0.59%) SSL
15 37 (0.50%) FTP
15 37 (0.50%) SAN
16 35 (0.47%) BGP
16 35 (0.47%) Wireless
17 32 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
18 29 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 717 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 703 (9.43%) Power BI
3 548 (7.35%) Tableau
4 468 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
5 284 (3.81%) Relational Database
6 274 (3.67%) Big Data
7 242 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 238 (3.19%) NoSQL
9 229 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 196 (2.63%) MySQL
11 183 (2.45%) Data Mining
12 178 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
13 115 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
13 115 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 114 (1.53%) Hadoop
15 112 (1.50%) BigQuery
16 103 (1.38%) Data Lake
17 102 (1.37%) MongoDB
18 79 (1.06%) Oracle Database
19 76 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 513 (6.88%) JIRA
2 503 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 221 (2.96%) Jenkins
4 122 (1.64%) Visual Studio
5 114 (1.53%) Selenium
6 109 (1.46%) GitLab
7 87 (1.17%) Bitbucket
8 76 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 74 (0.99%) Maven
10 69 (0.93%) Cucumber
11 60 (0.80%) Eclipse
12 54 (0.72%) webpack
13 53 (0.71%) Subversion
14 52 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
15 51 (0.68%) Postman
15 51 (0.68%) SpecFlow
16 48 (0.64%) JUnit
17 44 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
18 40 (0.54%) Gradle
19 39 (0.52%) Artifactory
General
1 3,386 (45.40%) Social Skills
2 1,923 (25.78%) Finance
3 777 (10.42%) Marketing
4 622 (8.34%) Retail
5 465 (6.23%) Presentation Skills
6 464 (6.22%) Organisational Skills
7 317 (4.25%) Banking
8 243 (3.26%) Law
9 242 (3.24%) Telecoms
10 237 (3.18%) Legal
11 233 (3.12%) Influencing Skills
12 224 (3.00%) Public Sector
13 196 (2.63%) Manufacturing
14 178 (2.39%) Games
15 176 (2.36%) Advertising
16 146 (1.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 139 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
18 136 (1.82%) Back Office
19 83 (1.11%) Electronics
20 77 (1.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,877 (25.17%) Analyst
2 1,219 (16.34%) Developer
3 413 (5.54%) Business Analyst
4 355 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 339 (4.55%) Architect
6 257 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
7 238 (3.19%) Software Engineer
8 222 (2.98%) Consultant
8 222 (2.98%) Senior Developer
9 185 (2.48%) Support Analyst
10 176 (2.36%) Project Manager
11 160 (2.15%) Data Engineer
12 159 (2.13%) Java Developer
13 153 (2.05%) Junior
14 148 (1.98%) Full Stack Developer
15 140 (1.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 139 (1.86%) Applications Support
17 136 (1.82%) Data Scientist
18 135 (1.81%) Software Developer
19 132 (1.77%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 546 (7.32%) HTML
2 518 (6.95%) React
3 489 (6.56%) .NET
4 480 (6.44%) CSS
5 300 (4.02%) REST
6 276 (3.70%) Node.js
7 265 (3.55%) AngularJS
8 264 (3.54%) Web Services
9 205 (2.75%) XML
10 179 (2.40%) Kafka
11 178 (2.39%) jQuery
12 168 (2.25%) Spring
13 166 (2.23%) RESTful
14 145 (1.94%) JSON
15 143 (1.92%) HTML5
16 125 (1.68%) .NET Core
17 107 (1.43%) .NET Framework
18 104 (1.39%) ASP.NET
18 104 (1.39%) SOAP
19 99 (1.33%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 604 (8.10%) User Experience
2 521 (6.99%) Self-Motivation
3 511 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 383 (5.14%) Analytical Mindset
5 289 (3.88%) Algorithms
6 223 (2.99%) Data Structures
7 164 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 134 (1.80%) Data Centre
9 124 (1.66%) Life Science
10 121 (1.62%) Virtual Team
11 108 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
12 107 (1.43%) Social Media
13 100 (1.34%) Legacy Systems
14 85 (1.14%) Mobile App
15 82 (1.10%) FMCG
16 80 (1.07%) Public Cloud
17 72 (0.97%) Equities
18 67 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 66 (0.88%) Digital Media
20 64 (0.86%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 675 (9.05%) Windows
2 551 (7.39%) Linux
3 203 (2.72%) Unix
4 192 (2.57%) Windows Server
5 112 (1.50%) Windows 10
6 106 (1.42%) Android
7 91 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 73 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 50 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
11 43 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 43 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 39 (0.52%) Solaris
13 26 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
14 23 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 21 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
16 20 (0.27%) VMS
17 19 (0.25%) Windows 8
18 18 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,033 (40.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2,226 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1,521 (20.39%) Analytics
4 1,071 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
5 843 (11.30%) Project Management
6 812 (10.89%) Computer Science
7 736 (9.87%) DevOps
8 718 (9.63%) Visualisation
9 695 (9.32%) Scrum
10 655 (8.78%) Decision-Making
11 637 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 619 (8.30%) Software Engineering
13 558 (7.48%) Data Analysis
14 528 (7.08%) Analytical Thinking
14 528 (7.08%) Data Science
14 528 (7.08%) Mentoring
15 495 (6.64%) ITIL
16 478 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 468 (6.28%) Data Modelling
18 467 (6.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2,020 (27.09%) SQL
2 1,108 (14.86%) Python
3 916 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 766 (10.27%) Java
5 516 (6.92%) C#
6 276 (3.70%) C
7 259 (3.47%) R
8 239 (3.20%) PowerShell
9 231 (3.10%) TypeScript
10 198 (2.65%) C++
11 195 (2.61%) PHP
12 194 (2.60%) T-SQL
13 150 (2.01%) VBA
14 134 (1.80%) Go
15 114 (1.53%) Scala
16 91 (1.22%) Bash Shell
17 79 (1.06%) PL/SQL
18 76 (1.02%) Java 8
19 75 (1.01%) Perl
20 63 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,645 (22.06%) Degree
2 382 (5.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 268 (3.59%) Security Cleared
4 149 (2.00%) PhD
5 136 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 126 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
7 119 (1.60%) CISSP
8 109 (1.46%) Master's Degree
9 82 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
10 73 (0.98%) CISM
11 71 (0.95%) ISTQB
12 69 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 66 (0.88%) MBA
14 60 (0.80%) ISEB
15 56 (0.75%) DV Cleared
16 54 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
17 50 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 44 (0.59%) CRISC
19 38 (0.51%) CCNA
19 38 (0.51%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 473 (6.34%) QA
2 274 (3.67%) Data Quality
3 254 (3.41%) GDPR
4 248 (3.33%) SLA
5 124 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 92 (1.23%) Accessibility
7 88 (1.18%) PMO
8 54 (0.72%) NIST
9 46 (0.62%) Good Clinical Practice
10 42 (0.56%) GRC
11 37 (0.50%) ECSS
11 37 (0.50%) MISRA
11 37 (0.50%) MISRA C
12 34 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
13 30 (0.40%) PCI DSS
14 26 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 25 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
16 24 (0.32%) Solvency II
17 22 (0.29%) GLP
18 21 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 349 (4.68%) Docker
2 344 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 158 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.43%) vSphere
6 30 (0.40%) Firmware
7 22 (0.29%) iptables
8 21 (0.28%) XenApp
9 20 (0.27%) KVM
10 16 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.20%) QEMU
12 14 (0.19%) HDFS
12 14 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
13 13 (0.17%) Apache Flume
14 11 (0.15%) VMware NSX
15 10 (0.13%) Kamailio
15 10 (0.13%) Postfix
16 8 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 8 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
16 8 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 316 (4.24%) Kubernetes
2 164 (2.20%) Terraform
3 118 (1.58%) Ansible
4 72 (0.97%) SCCM
5 48 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (0.60%) Puppet
7 38 (0.51%) Grafana
8 34 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
9 32 (0.43%) Prometheus
10 29 (0.39%) Istio
11 28 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
12 17 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
12 17 (0.23%) WSUS
13 15 (0.20%) Galera Cluster
13 15 (0.20%) HAProxy
13 15 (0.20%) ZABBIX
14 14 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
15 13 (0.17%) SCOM
16 12 (0.16%) Nessus
16 12 (0.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,371 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 496 (6.65%) Google
3 407 (5.46%) Oracle
4 298 (4.00%) SAP
5 285 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
6 216 (2.90%) VMware
7 138 (1.85%) ServiceNow
8 125 (1.68%) Cisco
9 109 (1.46%) Citrix
10 103 (1.38%) Adobe
11 90 (1.21%) IBM
12 86 (1.15%) Splunk
13 82 (1.10%) Databricks
14 75 (1.01%) Atlassian
15 71 (0.95%) HP
16 62 (0.83%) Alteryx
17 57 (0.76%) Red Hat
18 56 (0.75%) EMC
19 54 (0.72%) Informatica
19 54 (0.72%) Remedy