Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 7,898 10,968 12,667
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 7.35% 7.93% 7.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.94% 20.02% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,973 7,958 9,603
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,558 £48,500
% change year-on-year +0.89% +2.18% +7.78%

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 41,690 54,782 63,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.79% 39.60% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32,171 41,653 50,312
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £28,544
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 -6 3,511 £60,250 +3.88% 351
South East +5 1,461 £50,000 +11.11% 214
North of England -4 1,122 £42,500 - 178
Midlands -3 762 £45,000 +18.42% 137
North West -4 600 £45,000 - 102
West Midlands -2 530 £43,000 +12.42% 91
South West +1 514 £40,000 -11.11% 102
East of England -1 505 £47,500 +14.46% 80
Yorkshire +5 387 £42,500 +1.19% 43
East Midlands -9 229 £45,000 +12.50% 45
North East +1 135 £37,500 +4.17% 33
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 3,364 (42.59%) Problem-Solving
2 2,387 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2,352 (29.78%) SQL
4 1,986 (25.15%) Finance
5 1,715 (21.71%) Degree
6 1,534 (19.42%) Microsoft
7 1,485 (18.80%) Analytics
8 1,212 (15.35%) SQL Server
9 1,200 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
10 1,192 (15.09%) Python
11 1,018 (12.89%) Azure
12 937 (11.86%) C#
13 902 (11.42%) Windows
14 875 (11.08%) Project Management
15 869 (11.00%) JavaScript
16 826 (10.46%) Java
17 817 (10.34%) .NET
18 757 (9.58%) Linux
19 743 (9.41%) Computer Science
20 692 (8.76%) Oracle
21 686 (8.69%) AWS
22 684 (8.66%) DevOps
23 681 (8.62%) HTML
24 669 (8.47%) Scrum
25 663 (8.39%) ITIL
26 655 (8.29%) Data Analysis
27 652 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
28 619 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
29 605 (7.66%) Marketing
30 589 (7.46%) Software Engineering

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
1 219 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 217 (2.75%) Apache Spark
3 207 (2.62%) Confluence
4 117 (1.48%) IIS
5 114 (1.44%) Apache
6 110 (1.39%) SAS
7 103 (1.30%) CMS
8 75 (0.95%) MS Exchange
9 64 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 44 (0.56%) Skype for Business
11 43 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
11 43 (0.54%) WebLogic
12 38 (0.48%) Jupyter
13 36 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 30 (0.38%) WebSphere
15 26 (0.33%) nginx
16 25 (0.32%) Tomcat
17 23 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
17 23 (0.29%) WordPress
18 22 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 652 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 476 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
3 204 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 121 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 104 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
6 56 (0.71%) SPSS
7 31 (0.39%) Sketch
8 28 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.23%) InVision
10 16 (0.20%) Photoshop
11 14 (0.18%) Zeplin
12 9 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (0.11%) Chatbot
12 9 (0.11%) OrCAD
13 6 (0.076%) Figma
13 6 (0.076%) InfoPath
13 6 (0.076%) Simulink
14 5 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
14 5 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 110 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.46%) Magento
2 36 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
3 27 (0.34%) assyst
3 27 (0.34%) NetSuite
4 26 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 22 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
7 17 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 16 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 16 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 15 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
10 14 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
10 14 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
11 13 (0.16%) FastStats
11 13 (0.16%) Shopify
12 12 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
12 12 (0.15%) Workday HCM
13 11 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
13 11 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,018 (12.89%) Azure
2 686 (8.69%) AWS
3 573 (7.26%) Power Platform
4 424 (5.37%) Office 365
5 251 (3.18%) SaaS
6 189 (2.39%) GCP
7 120 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
8 115 (1.46%) Google Analytics
9 87 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
10 83 (1.05%) PaaS
10 83 (1.05%) Serverless
11 76 (0.96%) GitHub
12 74 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
13 69 (0.87%) IaaS
14 57 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
15 47 (0.60%) PowerApps
16 43 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
16 43 (0.54%) Amazon S3
17 41 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
18 35 (0.44%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 286 (3.62%) Firewall
2 200 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 194 (2.46%) Internet
4 177 (2.24%) LAN
5 168 (2.13%) DNS
6 162 (2.05%) WAN
7 121 (1.53%) Network Security
8 113 (1.43%) VPN
9 101 (1.28%) DHCP
10 95 (1.20%) VoIP
11 78 (0.99%) Wireless
12 65 (0.82%) BGP
13 57 (0.72%) HTTP
14 55 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
14 55 (0.70%) SAN
15 50 (0.63%) OSPF
16 49 (0.62%) VLAN
17 46 (0.58%) Intranet
18 45 (0.57%) Skype
19 41 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,212 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 544 (6.89%) Power BI
3 503 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
4 463 (5.86%) Big Data
5 392 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 314 (3.98%) Relational Database
7 294 (3.72%) Data Lake
8 290 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 202 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 199 (2.52%) MySQL
11 197 (2.49%) NoSQL
12 189 (2.39%) Hadoop
13 133 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
14 132 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
15 121 (1.53%) MongoDB
16 119 (1.51%) QlikView
17 103 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
18 101 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
19 98 (1.24%) OLAP
19 98 (1.24%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 536 (6.79%) Git (software)
2 488 (6.18%) JIRA
3 206 (2.61%) Jenkins
4 174 (2.20%) Selenium
5 169 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 158 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 80 (1.01%) Maven
8 79 (1.00%) Bitbucket
9 75 (0.95%) Cucumber
10 68 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
11 66 (0.84%) WebDriver
12 57 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 56 (0.71%) Postman
14 55 (0.70%) JUnit
14 55 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
15 54 (0.68%) Subversion
16 50 (0.63%) webpack
17 49 (0.62%) JMeter
17 49 (0.62%) SpecFlow
18 45 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 1,986 (25.15%) Finance
2 605 (7.66%) Marketing
3 447 (5.66%) Retail
4 404 (5.12%) Banking
5 307 (3.89%) Legal
6 237 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 183 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 148 (1.87%) Law
9 139 (1.76%) Public Sector
10 104 (1.32%) Front Office
11 100 (1.27%) Back Office
12 90 (1.14%) Advertising
13 89 (1.13%) Games
14 69 (0.87%) Electronics
15 67 (0.85%) Aerospace
16 61 (0.77%) Automotive
17 53 (0.67%) Financial Institution
17 53 (0.67%) Investment Banking
17 53 (0.67%) Military
18 50 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,946 (24.64%) Analyst
2 1,470 (18.61%) Developer
3 519 (6.57%) Architect
4 428 (5.42%) Business Analyst
5 421 (5.33%) Data Analyst
6 333 (4.22%) Consultant
7 288 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
8 256 (3.24%) Software Engineer
9 254 (3.22%) Senior Developer
10 229 (2.90%) Project Manager
10 229 (2.90%) Software Developer
11 207 (2.62%) Data Engineer
12 205 (2.60%) Support Analyst
13 190 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
14 169 (2.14%) Support Engineer
15 160 (2.03%) Product Manager
16 157 (1.99%) Administrator
17 156 (1.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 154 (1.95%) Junior
19 151 (1.91%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 817 (10.34%) .NET
2 681 (8.62%) HTML
3 527 (6.67%) CSS
4 382 (4.84%) Web Services
5 352 (4.46%) AngularJS
6 271 (3.43%) XML
7 259 (3.28%) ASP.NET
8 238 (3.01%) REST
9 219 (2.77%) HTML5
10 210 (2.66%) jQuery
11 206 (2.61%) React
12 170 (2.15%) Kafka
13 160 (2.03%) .NET Framework
14 151 (1.91%) Node.js
15 145 (1.84%) SOAP
16 136 (1.72%) JSON
17 133 (1.68%) RESTful
18 127 (1.61%) Spring
19 112 (1.42%) CSS3
20 107 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 565 (7.15%) Self-Motivation
2 478 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 424 (5.37%) User Experience
4 227 (2.87%) Analytical Mindset
5 212 (2.68%) Algorithms
6 175 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 169 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 134 (1.70%) Data Centre
9 123 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
10 117 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 84 (1.06%) Social Media
12 77 (0.97%) Driving Licence
13 73 (0.92%) Hedge funds
14 68 (0.86%) Derivative
14 68 (0.86%) Reinsurance
15 64 (0.81%) Virtual Team
16 61 (0.77%) Cloud Native
17 54 (0.68%) Mainframe
18 49 (0.62%) iSeries
18 49 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 902 (11.42%) Windows
2 757 (9.58%) Linux
3 319 (4.04%) Unix
4 258 (3.27%) Windows Server
5 161 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 118 (1.49%) Android
7 110 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 80 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 76 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 64 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (0.61%) CentOS
12 44 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 43 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 27 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 26 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
16 25 (0.32%) Mac OS
17 21 (0.27%) Solaris
18 19 (0.24%) Fedora
19 16 (0.20%) AIX
20 14 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,364 (42.59%) Problem-Solving
2 2,387 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1,485 (18.80%) Analytics
4 1,200 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
5 875 (11.08%) Project Management
6 743 (9.41%) Computer Science
7 684 (8.66%) DevOps
8 669 (8.47%) Scrum
9 663 (8.39%) ITIL
10 655 (8.29%) Data Analysis
11 619 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 589 (7.46%) Software Engineering
13 582 (7.37%) ETL
14 578 (7.32%) Analytical Thinking
14 578 (7.32%) SDLC
15 576 (7.29%) Visualisation
16 569 (7.20%) Data Modelling
17 568 (7.19%) Decision-Making
18 491 (6.22%) Data Analytics
19 467 (5.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2,352 (29.78%) SQL
2 1,192 (15.09%) Python
3 937 (11.86%) C#
4 869 (11.00%) JavaScript
5 826 (10.46%) Java
6 358 (4.53%) C
7 325 (4.11%) C++
8 303 (3.84%) T-SQL
9 301 (3.81%) R
10 251 (3.18%) PowerShell
11 188 (2.38%) PHP
12 175 (2.22%) TypeScript
13 156 (1.98%) VBA
14 138 (1.75%) Bash Shell
15 134 (1.70%) PL/SQL
16 126 (1.60%) Scala
17 95 (1.20%) Shell Script
18 91 (1.15%) VB.NET
19 85 (1.08%) VB
20 64 (0.81%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1,715 (21.71%) Degree
2 330 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 310 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 201 (2.54%) SC Cleared
5 167 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 133 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 131 (1.66%) Master's Degree
8 130 (1.65%) CISSP
9 129 (1.63%) CCNA
10 99 (1.25%) DV Cleared
10 99 (1.25%) ISTQB
11 83 (1.05%) PhD
12 79 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
13 77 (0.97%) MCSE
14 69 (0.87%) PMI Certification
15 64 (0.81%) ISEB
16 62 (0.79%) CISM
17 60 (0.76%) CCNP
18 58 (0.73%) PMP
19 54 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 445 (5.63%) QA
2 221 (2.80%) SLA
3 216 (2.73%) Data Quality
4 120 (1.52%) GDPR
5 102 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 97 (1.23%) GAAP
7 65 (0.82%) PMO
8 38 (0.48%) PCI DSS
9 31 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 30 (0.38%) COBIT
11 29 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
12 28 (0.35%) NIST
13 16 (0.20%) GxP
14 11 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
14 11 (0.14%) ISO 22301
15 10 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 9 (0.11%) ISO 9001
17 8 (0.10%) MiFID
17 8 (0.10%) SEPA
18 7 (0.089%) IFRS
System Software
1 407 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 268 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 245 (3.10%) Docker
4 88 (1.11%) vSphere
5 71 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 69 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 42 (0.53%) Firmware
8 29 (0.37%) XenApp
9 26 (0.33%) Apache Flume
10 23 (0.29%) BitLocker
11 20 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (0.24%) NFS
12 19 (0.24%) Xen
13 17 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
14 16 (0.20%) HDFS
14 16 (0.20%) Samba
14 16 (0.20%) VirtualBox
15 14 (0.18%) Terminal Services
16 11 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
17 10 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 168 (2.13%) Kubernetes
2 107 (1.35%) Terraform
3 102 (1.29%) Ansible
4 100 (1.27%) SCCM
5 63 (0.80%) Puppet
6 35 (0.44%) Kibana
6 35 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
7 34 (0.43%) vCenter Server
8 32 (0.41%) HP ALM
9 29 (0.37%) Nagios
10 26 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
10 26 (0.33%) Oozie
11 25 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 22 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
12 22 (0.28%) WSUS
13 18 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
13 18 (0.23%) ZABBIX
14 16 (0.20%) logstash
14 16 (0.20%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 1,534 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 692 (8.76%) Oracle
3 557 (7.05%) Tableau
4 339 (4.29%) VMware
5 275 (3.48%) Google
6 258 (3.27%) Cisco
7 222 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
8 214 (2.71%) SAP
9 196 (2.48%) Alteryx
9 196 (2.48%) Cadence
10 194 (2.46%) Blue Prism
11 191 (2.42%) UiPath
12 188 (2.38%) Teradata
13 186 (2.36%) Automation Anywhere
14 135 (1.71%) HP
15 108 (1.37%) Citrix
16 107 (1.35%) Adobe
17 96 (1.22%) IBM
18 89 (1.13%) ServiceNow
19 87 (1.10%) WorldPay