Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 25 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 10,870 13,313 12,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.74% 8.20% 7.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.41% 20.08% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8,023 9,074 9,481
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 59,029 66,308 66,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.02% 40.83% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 45,657 51,439 54,526
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 4,995 £60,000 +4.35% 711
South East -7 1,676 £45,000 +4.65% 341
North of England -3 1,562 £42,750 +0.59% 358
Midlands +4 1,059 £40,000 - 233
East of England +10 908 £42,500 -10.53% 144
North West 0 880 £44,000 -2.22% 168
West Midlands +3 701 £37,500 -11.76% 132
South West -8 656 £43,375 +8.44% 139
Yorkshire -6 534 £42,000 +5.00% 147
East Midlands +6 358 £42,500 +6.25% 101
North East +19 150 £42,500 +6.25% 44
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 4,849 (44.61%) Problem-Solving
2 3,232 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 3,104 (28.56%) Finance
4 2,866 (26.37%) SQL
5 2,475 (22.77%) Degree
6 2,261 (20.80%) Microsoft
7 1,635 (15.04%) Analytics
8 1,398 (12.86%) Project Management
9 1,369 (12.59%) Windows
10 1,292 (11.89%) SQL Server
11 1,272 (11.70%) Python
12 1,256 (11.55%) C#
13 1,205 (11.09%) Java
14 1,160 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
15 1,112 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
16 1,083 (9.96%) JavaScript
17 1,030 (9.48%) ITIL
18 1,029 (9.47%) .NET
19 992 (9.13%) Computer Science
20 961 (8.84%) Retail
21 948 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
22 922 (8.48%) Microsoft Excel
23 900 (8.28%) Marketing
24 862 (7.93%) Linux
25 855 (7.87%) HTML
26 847 (7.79%) Mathematics
27 831 (7.64%) Self-Motivation
28 813 (7.48%) Scrum
29 793 (7.30%) Business Analysis
30 785 (7.22%) Decision-Making

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
1 335 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 289 (2.66%) SAS
3 228 (2.10%) Apache Spark
4 197 (1.81%) Confluence
5 146 (1.34%) MS Exchange
6 133 (1.22%) IIS
7 121 (1.11%) Apache
8 102 (0.94%) CMS
9 85 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 81 (0.75%) Skype for Business
11 75 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
12 68 (0.63%) Tomcat
13 53 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
13 53 (0.49%) JBoss
13 53 (0.49%) WordPress
14 46 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
15 35 (0.32%) WebLogic
16 33 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
17 25 (0.23%) Ethereum
18 24 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 922 (8.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 749 (6.89%) Microsoft Office
3 374 (3.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 300 (2.76%) MS Visio
5 190 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
6 75 (0.69%) SPSS
7 62 (0.57%) Photoshop
8 34 (0.31%) InVision
9 28 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 17 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 11 (0.10%) Simulink
12 10 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (0.074%) SOLIDWORKS
14 7 (0.064%) Acrobat
15 6 (0.055%) AutoCAD
15 6 (0.055%) Chatbot
15 6 (0.055%) Gliffy
15 6 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.055%) UXPin
16 5 (0.046%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 195 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 76 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 48 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 44 (0.40%) NetSuite
5 40 (0.37%) Magento
6 32 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 30 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
8 25 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
8 25 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 22 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
10 20 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
10 20 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
10 20 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
11 18 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
12 17 (0.16%) FastStats
12 17 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
13 16 (0.15%) WebTrends
14 15 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
14 15 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
14 15 (0.14%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 948 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 731 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 420 (3.86%) Office 365
4 328 (3.02%) SaaS
5 172 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 138 (1.27%) Google Analytics
7 134 (1.23%) PaaS
8 115 (1.06%) GitHub
9 99 (0.91%) IaaS
10 74 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
11 61 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
12 60 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
13 54 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
14 51 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
15 44 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
16 42 (0.39%) Amazon S3
17 41 (0.38%) OneDrive
18 40 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
18 40 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
18 40 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 527 (4.85%) Firewall
2 304 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 295 (2.71%) DNS
4 282 (2.59%) WAN
5 255 (2.35%) LAN
6 246 (2.26%) Internet
7 231 (2.13%) DHCP
8 205 (1.89%) VPN
9 185 (1.70%) Network Security
10 156 (1.44%) VoIP
11 146 (1.34%) Wireless
12 138 (1.27%) SAN
13 130 (1.20%) HTTP
14 105 (0.97%) MPLS
15 101 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
16 100 (0.92%) Wireshark
17 94 (0.86%) Skype
18 93 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
19 88 (0.81%) BGP
20 84 (0.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,292 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 650 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
3 561 (5.16%) Big Data
4 501 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 460 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 456 (4.20%) Power BI
7 423 (3.89%) Relational Database
8 309 (2.84%) MySQL
9 270 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 263 (2.42%) Hadoop
11 236 (2.17%) NoSQL
12 189 (1.74%) QlikView
13 157 (1.44%) RDBMS
14 155 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
15 138 (1.27%) Oracle Database
16 133 (1.22%) MongoDB
17 127 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
18 116 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
19 96 (0.88%) Apache Hive
19 96 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 558 (5.13%) JIRA
2 537 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 287 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 238 (2.19%) Jenkins
5 231 (2.13%) Selenium
6 226 (2.08%) Visual Studio
7 115 (1.06%) Subversion
8 102 (0.94%) TeamCity
9 92 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 84 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
11 83 (0.76%) WebDriver
12 67 (0.62%) Axure RP
13 66 (0.61%) Maven
14 63 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
15 53 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 50 (0.46%) Eclipse
17 42 (0.39%) SpecFlow
18 36 (0.33%) JMeter
19 35 (0.32%) Bitbucket
19 35 (0.32%) webpack
General
1 3,104 (28.56%) Finance
2 961 (8.84%) Retail
3 900 (8.28%) Marketing
4 710 (6.53%) Banking
5 412 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 299 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 229 (2.11%) Law
8 218 (2.01%) Front Office
9 216 (1.99%) Legal
10 202 (1.86%) Back Office
11 194 (1.78%) Games
12 186 (1.71%) Advertising
13 177 (1.63%) Electronics
14 133 (1.22%) Investment Banking
15 121 (1.11%) Automotive
16 87 (0.80%) Billing
17 82 (0.75%) Financial Institution
18 81 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
19 67 (0.62%) French Language
20 56 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,985 (27.46%) Analyst
2 1,779 (16.37%) Developer
3 931 (8.56%) Business Analyst
4 559 (5.14%) Architect
5 527 (4.85%) Consultant
6 375 (3.45%) Data Analyst
7 356 (3.28%) Senior Developer
8 344 (3.16%) Support Analyst
9 343 (3.16%) Project Manager
10 324 (2.98%) Graduate
11 313 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
12 300 (2.76%) .NET Developer
13 288 (2.65%) Support Engineer
14 275 (2.53%) C# Developer
15 245 (2.25%) SQL Developer
16 233 (2.14%) Software Engineer
17 230 (2.12%) Junior
18 229 (2.11%) Applications Support
18 229 (2.11%) IT Analyst
19 225 (2.07%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,029 (9.47%) .NET
2 855 (7.87%) HTML
3 672 (6.18%) CSS
4 566 (5.21%) Web Services
5 362 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 361 (3.32%) XML
7 357 (3.28%) AngularJS
8 318 (2.93%) jQuery
9 252 (2.32%) HTML5
10 243 (2.24%) React
11 205 (1.89%) REST
12 198 (1.82%) Node.js
13 192 (1.77%) JSON
14 187 (1.72%) RESTful
15 186 (1.71%) Spring
16 173 (1.59%) SOAP
17 170 (1.56%) Middleware
18 147 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
18 147 (1.35%) Kafka
19 146 (1.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 831 (7.64%) Self-Motivation
2 689 (6.34%) User Experience
3 648 (5.96%) Management Information System
4 409 (3.76%) Fintech
5 323 (2.97%) Analytical Mindset
6 279 (2.57%) Data Structures
7 253 (2.33%) Algorithms
8 246 (2.26%) Data Centre
9 211 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 192 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
11 129 (1.19%) Virtual Team
12 118 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
13 109 (1.00%) Social Media
14 105 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
15 86 (0.79%) PMI
16 85 (0.78%) Derivative
17 82 (0.75%) Hedge funds
18 74 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 74 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
19 73 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,369 (12.59%) Windows
2 862 (7.93%) Linux
3 530 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 384 (3.53%) Unix
5 277 (2.55%) Windows 10
6 219 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 211 (1.94%) Windows 7
8 198 (1.82%) Android
9 185 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 180 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 160 (1.47%) Apple iOS
12 76 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 67 (0.62%) CentOS
14 46 (0.42%) Ubuntu
15 42 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 41 (0.38%) Windows 8
17 39 (0.36%) Solaris
18 26 (0.24%) Windows XP
19 24 (0.22%) AIX
20 22 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,849 (44.61%) Problem-Solving
2 3,232 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 1,635 (15.04%) Analytics
4 1,398 (12.86%) Project Management
5 1,160 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1,112 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1,030 (9.48%) ITIL
8 992 (9.13%) Computer Science
9 847 (7.79%) Mathematics
10 813 (7.48%) Scrum
11 793 (7.30%) Business Analysis
12 785 (7.22%) Decision-Making
13 773 (7.11%) Software Engineering
14 735 (6.76%) Mentoring
15 728 (6.70%) SDLC
16 720 (6.62%) Test Automation
17 673 (6.19%) Data Analysis
18 640 (5.89%) Visualisation
19 591 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
20 590 (5.43%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2,866 (26.37%) SQL
2 1,272 (11.70%) Python
3 1,256 (11.55%) C#
4 1,205 (11.09%) Java
5 1,083 (9.96%) JavaScript
6 503 (4.63%) T-SQL
7 470 (4.32%) R
8 468 (4.31%) PowerShell
9 467 (4.30%) C++
10 368 (3.39%) C
11 250 (2.30%) PHP
12 194 (1.78%) VBA
13 165 (1.52%) Bash Shell
14 163 (1.50%) Perl
15 145 (1.33%) PL/SQL
16 137 (1.26%) VB
17 133 (1.22%) Scala
18 132 (1.21%) Ruby
18 132 (1.21%) VB.NET
19 124 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2,475 (22.77%) Degree
2 546 (5.02%) Security Cleared
3 352 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 342 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 307 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 257 (2.36%) CISSP
7 245 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 223 (2.05%) ISEB
9 161 (1.48%) CCNA
9 161 (1.48%) ISTQB
10 157 (1.44%) PhD
11 156 (1.44%) CCNP
12 155 (1.43%) PMI Certification
13 138 (1.27%) DV Cleared
14 131 (1.21%) MCSE
15 117 (1.08%) CISM
15 117 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
16 113 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
17 101 (0.93%) PMP
18 96 (0.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 677 (6.23%) QA
2 384 (3.53%) Data Quality
3 333 (3.06%) SLA
4 257 (2.36%) PMO
5 256 (2.36%) GDPR
6 159 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 107 (0.98%) PCI DSS
8 75 (0.69%) COBIT
9 40 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 31 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
11 21 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 19 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
13 18 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 14 (0.13%) BS7799
15 12 (0.11%) JSP 440
15 12 (0.11%) SEPA
16 11 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 11 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
16 11 (0.10%) GxP
16 11 (0.10%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 639 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 301 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 262 (2.41%) Docker
4 135 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 103 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 71 (0.65%) XenApp
7 47 (0.43%) vSphere
8 42 (0.39%) XenDesktop
9 41 (0.38%) HDFS
10 40 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
11 33 (0.30%) Firmware
12 30 (0.28%) BitLocker
13 27 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 26 (0.24%) VirtualBox
15 22 (0.20%) Terminal Services
16 21 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
17 20 (0.18%) Apache Flume
17 20 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 19 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
19 18 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 161 (1.48%) Kubernetes
2 159 (1.46%) Ansible
3 151 (1.39%) SCCM
4 141 (1.30%) Puppet
5 112 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 68 (0.63%) Terraform
7 50 (0.46%) RSA Security Analytics
7 50 (0.46%) WSUS
8 49 (0.45%) SCOM
9 39 (0.36%) Nagios
10 35 (0.32%) HP ALM
11 33 (0.30%) Stealthwatch
12 31 (0.29%) Kibana
13 30 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
14 29 (0.27%) vRealize
15 28 (0.26%) Packer
15 28 (0.26%) SCOrch
16 26 (0.24%) XenMobile
17 25 (0.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
18 24 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,261 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 667 (6.14%) Oracle
3 534 (4.91%) Tableau
4 502 (4.62%) VMware
5 443 (4.08%) Cisco
6 406 (3.74%) SAP
7 389 (3.58%) Google
8 260 (2.39%) Citrix
9 239 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
10 204 (1.88%) HP
11 192 (1.77%) Red Hat
12 185 (1.70%) Splunk
13 173 (1.59%) CheckPoint
14 135 (1.24%) Adobe
15 108 (0.99%) Juniper
16 95 (0.87%) IBM
17 94 (0.86%) ServiceNow
18 87 (0.80%) Symantec
19 78 (0.72%) Facebook
20 73 (0.67%) F5