Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 3,235 9,378 11,839
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.46% 7.52% 7.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.90% 19.16% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,849 7,122 9,044
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 19,137 48,958 59,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.20% 39.27% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15,711 37,477 45,890
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,523
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% +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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -11 1,324 £63,250 +5.42% 230
North of England +2 668 £50,000 +20.85% 154
South East -13 479 £50,000 +5.26% 142
North West +9 450 £50,000 +17.65% 85
Midlands -1 382 £45,000 +9.76% 90
West Midlands -5 242 £47,500 +17.28% 54
South West -12 231 £41,135 -8.59% 51
Yorkshire -16 161 £41,500 +3.75% 49
East Midlands +9 138 £41,500 -2.35% 36
East of England -14 125 £45,419 -4.38% 65
North East -6 57 £45,000 +20.00% 20
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1,237 (38.24%) Problem-Solving
2 1,006 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
3 970 (29.98%) SQL
4 763 (23.59%) Finance
5 755 (23.34%) Degree
6 645 (19.94%) Microsoft
7 623 (19.26%) Analytics
8 570 (17.62%) Azure
9 495 (15.30%) Python
10 485 (14.99%) Business Intelligence
11 472 (14.59%) JavaScript
12 460 (14.22%) SQL Server
13 409 (12.64%) Windows
14 402 (12.43%) C#
15 381 (11.78%) Java
16 336 (10.39%) Computer Science
17 331 (10.23%) HTML
18 330 (10.20%) .NET
19 329 (10.17%) DevOps
20 322 (9.95%) Linux
21 316 (9.77%) Scrum
22 314 (9.71%) Power Platform
23 295 (9.12%) Power BI
24 283 (8.75%) AWS
25 278 (8.59%) Project Management
26 277 (8.56%) Marketing
27 268 (8.28%) CSS
28 246 (7.60%) Analytical Thinking
29 242 (7.48%) User Experience
30 239 (7.39%) Data Modelling

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
1 102 (3.15%) Confluence
2 101 (3.12%) SharePoint
3 77 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 61 (1.89%) Apache
5 36 (1.11%) IIS
6 35 (1.08%) CMS
7 34 (1.05%) MS Exchange
8 27 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (0.56%) SAS
10 12 (0.37%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.37%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.34%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.28%) Drupal
12 9 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.28%) Jupyter
12 9 (0.28%) WordPress
13 8 (0.25%) nginx
14 7 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.19%) EPiServer
Applications
1 226 (6.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 212 (6.55%) Microsoft Office
3 68 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 60 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.46%) Sketch
6 13 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.40%) SPSS
7 12 (0.37%) InVision
8 9 (0.28%) Stata
9 8 (0.25%) Simulink
10 7 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.15%) Adobe XD
11 5 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.093%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.093%) SPSS Modeler
12 3 (0.093%) UXPin
12 3 (0.093%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 52 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (0.43%) Shopify
3 11 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 10 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
5 9 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.25%) R3 Corda
7 7 (0.22%) Magento
7 7 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
7 7 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.15%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.15%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.12%) Actimize
9 4 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 570 (17.62%) Azure
2 314 (9.71%) Power Platform
3 283 (8.75%) AWS
4 140 (4.33%) Office 365
5 120 (3.71%) SaaS
6 89 (2.75%) GCP
7 77 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 50 (1.55%) Google Analytics
9 46 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
10 44 (1.36%) Azure Data Factory
10 44 (1.36%) PaaS
11 35 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
12 34 (1.05%) Serverless
13 32 (0.99%) PowerApps
14 31 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
15 30 (0.93%) iPaaS
16 28 (0.87%) IaaS
16 28 (0.87%) npm
17 20 (0.62%) GitHub
18 19 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 140 (4.33%) Firewall
2 71 (2.19%) DNS
3 62 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 59 (1.82%) VPN
5 54 (1.67%) Internet
6 51 (1.58%) Network Security
7 45 (1.39%) LAN
7 45 (1.39%) WAN
8 39 (1.21%) DHCP
9 37 (1.14%) HTTP
10 36 (1.11%) OSPF
11 35 (1.08%) VoIP
12 33 (1.02%) BGP
12 33 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
13 32 (0.99%) VLAN
14 31 (0.96%) SSL
15 22 (0.68%) Wireless
16 20 (0.62%) Broadband
17 19 (0.59%) Skype
18 18 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 295 (9.12%) Power BI
3 215 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
4 180 (5.56%) Tableau
5 177 (5.47%) Relational Database
6 175 (5.41%) Big Data
7 147 (4.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 134 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 119 (3.68%) MySQL
10 112 (3.46%) NoSQL
11 104 (3.21%) Data Lake
12 63 (1.95%) Hadoop
13 58 (1.79%) MongoDB
13 58 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 57 (1.76%) QlikView
15 52 (1.61%) Data Mining
16 44 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
17 42 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
18 36 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
19 35 (1.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 223 (6.89%) Git (software)
2 192 (5.94%) JIRA
3 104 (3.21%) Jenkins
4 70 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 55 (1.70%) Selenium
6 49 (1.51%) Visual Studio
7 38 (1.17%) Bitbucket
8 34 (1.05%) TeamCity
9 30 (0.93%) Cucumber
9 30 (0.93%) Subversion
10 27 (0.83%) webpack
11 26 (0.80%) SpecFlow
12 25 (0.77%) IntelliJ
12 25 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
13 24 (0.74%) GitLab
14 22 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 21 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
16 20 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
17 19 (0.59%) JUnit
17 19 (0.59%) Maven
General
1 763 (23.59%) Finance
2 277 (8.56%) Marketing
3 145 (4.48%) Retail
4 126 (3.89%) Banking
5 96 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 91 (2.81%) Legal
7 90 (2.78%) Public Sector
8 80 (2.47%) Telecoms
9 73 (2.26%) Law
10 57 (1.76%) Front Office
11 45 (1.39%) Back Office
12 39 (1.21%) French Language
13 35 (1.08%) Investment Banking
14 33 (1.02%) Electronics
14 33 (1.02%) Financial Institution
15 31 (0.96%) Advertising
16 30 (0.93%) Games
17 24 (0.74%) Aerospace
18 22 (0.68%) Billing
19 19 (0.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 723 (22.35%) Developer
2 695 (21.48%) Analyst
3 188 (5.81%) Business Analyst
4 170 (5.26%) Architect
5 126 (3.89%) .NET Developer
6 116 (3.59%) Data Engineer
7 115 (3.55%) Senior Developer
8 114 (3.52%) Software Engineer
9 112 (3.46%) Data Analyst
10 106 (3.28%) Consultant
11 92 (2.84%) C# Developer
12 87 (2.69%) Software Developer
13 86 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
14 81 (2.50%) Java Developer
14 81 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
15 80 (2.47%) Administrator
16 79 (2.44%) Full Stack Developer
17 76 (2.35%) Support Analyst
18 74 (2.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 71 (2.19%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (10.23%) HTML
2 330 (10.20%) .NET
3 268 (8.28%) CSS
4 169 (5.22%) AngularJS
5 155 (4.79%) Web Services
6 149 (4.61%) ASP.NET
7 141 (4.36%) .NET Core
8 130 (4.02%) React
9 114 (3.52%) REST
10 100 (3.09%) jQuery
10 100 (3.09%) Node.js
11 85 (2.63%) HTML5
12 84 (2.60%) .NET Framework
13 83 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 71 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 64 (1.98%) Spring
16 56 (1.73%) XML
17 55 (1.70%) RESTful
17 55 (1.70%) Spring Boot
18 51 (1.58%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 242 (7.48%) User Experience
2 218 (6.74%) Self-Motivation
3 165 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 142 (4.39%) Analytical Mindset
5 70 (2.16%) Algorithms
6 68 (2.10%) Data Structures
7 58 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 55 (1.70%) Data Centre
9 47 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 46 (1.42%) Hedge funds
11 39 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 39 (1.21%) Replication
12 34 (1.05%) Fixed Income
13 30 (0.93%) Virtual Team
14 29 (0.90%) Derivative
15 27 (0.83%) NHS
16 26 (0.80%) PKI
17 24 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
17 24 (0.74%) Equities
18 23 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 409 (12.64%) Windows
2 322 (9.95%) Linux
3 114 (3.52%) Unix
4 107 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 47 (1.45%) Windows 10
6 35 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (0.87%) Android
9 27 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
10 20 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 18 (0.56%) Solaris
12 17 (0.53%) Windows 7
13 15 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
14 12 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.34%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (0.19%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.12%) VMS
19 3 (0.093%) SUSE
19 3 (0.093%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,237 (38.24%) Problem-Solving
2 1,006 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
3 623 (19.26%) Analytics
4 485 (14.99%) Business Intelligence
5 336 (10.39%) Computer Science
6 329 (10.17%) DevOps
7 316 (9.77%) Scrum
8 278 (8.59%) Project Management
9 246 (7.60%) Analytical Thinking
10 239 (7.39%) Data Modelling
10 239 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 223 (6.89%) Software Engineering
12 222 (6.86%) Decision-Making
13 221 (6.83%) SDLC
14 220 (6.80%) Mathematics
15 207 (6.40%) Visualisation
16 198 (6.12%) Data Analysis
17 187 (5.78%) ITIL
18 185 (5.72%) Machine Learning
19 183 (5.66%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 970 (29.98%) SQL
2 495 (15.30%) Python
3 472 (14.59%) JavaScript
4 402 (12.43%) C#
5 381 (11.78%) Java
6 135 (4.17%) C++
7 134 (4.14%) R
8 130 (4.02%) PowerShell
9 125 (3.86%) T-SQL
10 87 (2.69%) TypeScript
11 81 (2.50%) C
12 78 (2.41%) PHP
13 73 (2.26%) Perl
14 69 (2.13%) Bash Shell
15 61 (1.89%) Scala
16 55 (1.70%) Shell Script
17 38 (1.17%) Go
18 36 (1.11%) VBA
19 32 (0.99%) Kotlin
20 29 (0.90%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 755 (23.34%) Degree
2 183 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 142 (4.39%) Security Cleared
4 105 (3.25%) SC Cleared
5 81 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 55 (1.70%) CCNP
8 54 (1.67%) CISSP
9 53 (1.64%) CCNA
10 39 (1.21%) PhD
11 35 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
12 34 (1.05%) DV Cleared
13 33 (1.02%) CISM
14 32 (0.99%) ISEB
15 31 (0.96%) MCSA
16 29 (0.90%) ISTQB
17 25 (0.77%) MCSE
18 22 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
18 22 (0.68%) Master's Degree
19 20 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (5.50%) QA
2 111 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 100 (3.09%) GDPR
4 66 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 62 (1.92%) NIST
6 50 (1.55%) SLA
7 30 (0.93%) PMO
8 24 (0.74%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.28%) MiFID
12 8 (0.25%) Solvency II
13 7 (0.22%) COBIT
13 7 (0.22%) GMP
14 6 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 6 (0.19%) GAMP
14 6 (0.19%) GPG13
14 6 (0.19%) GxP
14 6 (0.19%) IFRS
14 6 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 182 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 159 (4.91%) Docker
3 103 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.87%) Firmware
5 21 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 20 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.49%) VMware NSX
8 12 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.31%) HDFS
9 10 (0.31%) Xen
10 9 (0.28%) BitLocker
10 9 (0.28%) XenApp
11 7 (0.22%) vSphere
12 6 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.15%) Varnish
13 5 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.093%) KVM
14 3 (0.093%) zsh
Systems Management
1 107 (3.31%) Kubernetes
2 87 (2.69%) Terraform
3 54 (1.67%) SCCM
4 48 (1.48%) Ansible
5 33 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (0.80%) Puppet
7 23 (0.71%) SCOM
8 16 (0.49%) WSUS
9 15 (0.46%) Nagios
10 13 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
11 11 (0.34%) Kibana
11 11 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (0.34%) SCOrch
11 11 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.15%) Control-M
14 5 (0.15%) QRadar
14 5 (0.15%) SELinux
14 5 (0.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 645 (19.94%) Microsoft
2 173 (5.35%) Oracle
3 150 (4.64%) Google
4 129 (3.99%) VMware
5 87 (2.69%) SAP
6 85 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 82 (2.53%) Cisco
8 54 (1.67%) Databricks
9 37 (1.14%) Atlassian
10 34 (1.05%) Red Hat
10 34 (1.05%) ServiceNow
11 33 (1.02%) Adobe
12 31 (0.96%) IBM
12 31 (0.96%) Splunk
13 30 (0.93%) SolarWinds
14 25 (0.77%) Citrix
14 25 (0.77%) Informatica
15 23 (0.71%) Teradata
16 22 (0.68%) HP
16 22 (0.68%) Juniper