Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 22 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 13,289 13,762 15,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.13% 8.19% 8.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.62% 18.68% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9,490 9,639 12,205
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 71,359 73,663 83,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.67% 43.83% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 55,450 57,598 69,029
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,008 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018. 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 6,144 £57,500 +4.55% 653
South East -4 2,145 £45,000 +5.88% 295
North of England -2 1,863 £40,000 - 361
Midlands +2 1,156 £40,000 - 207
East of England +5 1,086 £46,500 +9.41% 170
North West -2 1,019 £42,500 +6.25% 208
South West +2 881 £42,500 +6.25% 116
West Midlands +5 813 £40,000 - 126
Yorkshire +2 720 £40,000 - 127
East Midlands -9 341 £42,000 +5.00% 80
North East -12 125 £37,500 +2.74% 26
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 5,929 (44.62%) Problem-Solving
2 4,563 (34.34%) Finance
3 3,784 (28.47%) SQL
4 3,767 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
5 3,261 (24.54%) Degree
6 2,528 (19.02%) Microsoft
7 1,968 (14.81%) Java
8 1,851 (13.93%) Analytics
9 1,745 (13.13%) SQL Server
10 1,661 (12.50%) Project Management
11 1,566 (11.78%) Windows
12 1,548 (11.65%) JavaScript
12 1,548 (11.65%) C#
13 1,489 (11.20%) Computer Science
14 1,414 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
15 1,396 (10.50%) Python
16 1,388 (10.44%) Banking
17 1,318 (9.92%) .NET
18 1,294 (9.74%) ITIL
19 1,290 (9.71%) HTML
20 1,251 (9.41%) Microsoft Excel
21 1,184 (8.91%) Big Data
22 1,153 (8.68%) SDLC
23 1,138 (8.56%) Self-Motivation
24 1,128 (8.49%) Linux
25 1,056 (7.95%) Retail
26 1,038 (7.81%) Marketing
27 1,034 (7.78%) Scrum
28 1,024 (7.71%) Mathematics
29 1,022 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 399 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 390 (2.93%) SAS
3 385 (2.90%) Apache Spark
4 269 (2.02%) IIS
5 174 (1.31%) Apache
6 170 (1.28%) Confluence
6 170 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 159 (1.20%) MS Exchange
8 116 (0.87%) CMS
9 100 (0.75%) Tomcat
10 95 (0.71%) Skype for Business
11 85 (0.64%) JBoss
12 72 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
12 72 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
12 72 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
13 71 (0.53%) WebSphere
14 55 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 55 (0.41%) WebLogic
15 35 (0.26%) WordPress
16 29 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1,251 (9.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 817 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
3 406 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 232 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 209 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
6 118 (0.89%) SPSS
7 85 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
8 38 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 18 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (0.11%) Stata
11 14 (0.11%) InVision
12 10 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 10 (0.075%) AutoCAD
13 9 (0.068%) Simulink
14 8 (0.060%) EViews
15 7 (0.053%) InDesign
15 7 (0.053%) UserZoom
16 5 (0.038%) ProjectWise
16 5 (0.038%) UXPin
17 4 (0.030%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 231 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 146 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 126 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 67 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 55 (0.41%) NetSuite
6 48 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 41 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 32 (0.24%) Markit EDM
8 32 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
9 29 (0.22%) SAP ERP
10 23 (0.17%) HFM
11 22 (0.17%) SAP MM
12 21 (0.16%) SAP PP
13 20 (0.15%) Relativity
13 20 (0.15%) SAP HCM
14 19 (0.14%) Scribe Insight
15 17 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
15 17 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
16 15 (0.11%) FastStats
16 15 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 908 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 850 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
3 425 (3.20%) Office 365
4 382 (2.87%) SaaS
5 214 (1.61%) Google Analytics
6 146 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
7 142 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
8 138 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 133 (1.00%) PaaS
10 125 (0.94%) IaaS
11 114 (0.86%) GitHub
12 73 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
13 58 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
14 48 (0.36%) Amazon S3
15 46 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 43 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
16 43 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 39 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
18 38 (0.29%) AdWords
19 36 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 613 (4.61%) Firewall
2 342 (2.57%) TCP/IP
3 333 (2.51%) Internet
4 330 (2.48%) WAN
5 309 (2.33%) LAN
6 300 (2.26%) DNS
7 283 (2.13%) Network Security
8 243 (1.83%) VPN
9 209 (1.57%) DHCP
10 200 (1.51%) HTTP
11 165 (1.24%) VoIP
12 161 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
13 136 (1.02%) SAN
13 136 (1.02%) Wireless
14 135 (1.02%) BGP
14 135 (1.02%) SSL
15 131 (0.99%) OSPF
16 129 (0.97%) MPLS
17 113 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
18 98 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,745 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 1,184 (8.91%) Big Data
3 759 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 665 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 489 (3.68%) NoSQL
6 476 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 461 (3.47%) Hadoop
8 458 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 420 (3.16%) Power BI
10 344 (2.59%) MongoDB
11 325 (2.45%) MySQL
12 279 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 253 (1.90%) RDBMS
14 220 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
15 196 (1.47%) QlikView
16 180 (1.35%) Oracle Database
17 157 (1.18%) Data Mining
18 134 (1.01%) Apache Hive
19 130 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
20 121 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 668 (5.03%) Git (software)
2 551 (4.15%) JIRA
3 429 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 393 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 323 (2.43%) Selenium
6 289 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 168 (1.26%) Subversion
8 166 (1.25%) JUnit
9 149 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 147 (1.11%) Maven
11 96 (0.72%) TeamCity
12 91 (0.68%) WebDriver
13 82 (0.62%) SpecFlow
14 74 (0.56%) NUnit
15 70 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 70 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
16 63 (0.47%) Eclipse
16 63 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
17 57 (0.43%) Gradle
18 56 (0.42%) JMeter
General
1 4,563 (34.34%) Finance
2 1,388 (10.44%) Banking
3 1,056 (7.95%) Retail
4 1,038 (7.81%) Marketing
5 802 (6.04%) Investment Banking
6 694 (5.22%) Financial Institution
7 515 (3.88%) Manufacturing
8 409 (3.08%) Front Office
9 367 (2.76%) Telecoms
10 359 (2.70%) Legal
11 353 (2.66%) Advertising
12 252 (1.90%) Games
13 215 (1.62%) Law
14 197 (1.48%) Electronics
15 183 (1.38%) Publishing
16 174 (1.31%) Back Office
17 97 (0.73%) Automotive
18 94 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
19 90 (0.68%) Billing
20 65 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3,490 (26.26%) Analyst
2 2,269 (17.07%) Developer
3 1,092 (8.22%) Business Analyst
4 808 (6.08%) Consultant
5 709 (5.34%) Architect
6 457 (3.44%) Data Analyst
7 404 (3.04%) Project Manager
8 400 (3.01%) Graduate
9 384 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
10 377 (2.84%) Java Developer
11 358 (2.69%) C# Developer
12 350 (2.63%) Senior Developer
13 348 (2.62%) Software Engineer
14 329 (2.48%) Support Analyst
15 312 (2.35%) .NET Developer
16 306 (2.30%) Software Developer
17 305 (2.30%) Junior
18 286 (2.15%) Applications Support
19 262 (1.97%) Data Scientist
20 240 (1.81%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,318 (9.92%) .NET
2 1,290 (9.71%) HTML
3 885 (6.66%) Web Services
4 859 (6.46%) CSS
5 649 (4.88%) AngularJS
6 579 (4.36%) XML
7 456 (3.43%) ASP.NET
8 416 (3.13%) RESTful
9 410 (3.09%) HTML5
10 396 (2.98%) REST
11 373 (2.81%) React
12 348 (2.62%) jQuery
13 345 (2.60%) Spring
14 334 (2.51%) .NET Framework
15 241 (1.81%) Node.js
16 231 (1.74%) SOAP
17 229 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
18 204 (1.54%) JSON
19 190 (1.43%) WCF
20 186 (1.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1,489 (11.20%) Computer Science
2 1,138 (8.56%) Self-Motivation
3 858 (6.46%) Management Information System
4 730 (5.49%) User Experience
5 575 (4.33%) Cyberthreat
6 567 (4.27%) Fintech
7 423 (3.18%) Analytical Mindset
8 386 (2.90%) Algorithms
9 335 (2.52%) Data Centre
10 304 (2.29%) Data Structures
11 250 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
12 246 (1.85%) Mobile App
13 228 (1.72%) Virtual Team
14 190 (1.43%) Derivative
15 187 (1.41%) Fixed Income
16 173 (1.30%) Equities
17 156 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
18 122 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 118 (0.89%) Social Media
20 106 (0.80%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1,566 (11.78%) Windows
2 1,128 (8.49%) Linux
3 571 (4.30%) Unix
4 520 (3.91%) Windows Server
5 217 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 199 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 185 (1.39%) Windows 7
8 166 (1.25%) Windows 10
9 159 (1.20%) Android
10 139 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 118 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 75 (0.56%) CentOS
13 57 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 55 (0.41%) Solaris
15 44 (0.33%) Ubuntu
16 39 (0.29%) AIX
16 39 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 39 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
17 34 (0.26%) HPUX
18 17 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,929 (44.62%) Problem-Solving
2 3,767 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1,851 (13.93%) Analytics
4 1,661 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1,414 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
6 1,294 (9.74%) ITIL
7 1,153 (8.68%) SDLC
8 1,034 (7.78%) Scrum
9 1,024 (7.71%) Mathematics
10 1,022 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 1,003 (7.55%) Business Analysis
11 1,003 (7.55%) Risk Management
12 956 (7.19%) Test Automation
13 920 (6.92%) Decision-Making
14 884 (6.65%) Data Analysis
15 862 (6.49%) Software Engineering
16 844 (6.35%) Mentoring
17 788 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
18 786 (5.91%) CRM
19 752 (5.66%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3,784 (28.47%) SQL
2 1,968 (14.81%) Java
3 1,548 (11.65%) C#
3 1,548 (11.65%) JavaScript
4 1,396 (10.50%) Python
5 666 (5.01%) T-SQL
6 553 (4.16%) C++
7 528 (3.97%) R
8 515 (3.88%) C
9 450 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 333 (2.51%) VBA
11 285 (2.14%) PHP
12 267 (2.01%) Scala
13 245 (1.84%) Perl
14 208 (1.57%) Bash Shell
15 204 (1.54%) Shell Script
16 178 (1.34%) PL/SQL
17 157 (1.18%) Java 8
18 149 (1.12%) MATLAB
19 127 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3,261 (24.54%) Degree
2 636 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 523 (3.94%) Security Cleared
4 299 (2.25%) CISSP
5 288 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 252 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 247 (1.86%) SC Cleared
8 232 (1.75%) ISEB
9 202 (1.52%) Master's Degree
10 180 (1.35%) CCNP
10 180 (1.35%) PMI Certification
11 178 (1.34%) CISM
12 163 (1.23%) PhD
13 155 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
14 153 (1.15%) ISTQB
15 150 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
16 146 (1.10%) PMP
17 144 (1.08%) CISA
18 138 (1.04%) CCNA
19 135 (1.02%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 845 (6.36%) QA
2 394 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 362 (2.72%) SLA
4 254 (1.91%) GDPR
5 243 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 234 (1.76%) PMO
7 173 (1.30%) PCI DSS
8 54 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 45 (0.34%) MiFID
10 43 (0.32%) COBIT
11 40 (0.30%) GCP
12 31 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
13 26 (0.20%) ISO 9001
14 20 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 18 (0.14%) ISO 22301
16 17 (0.13%) HIPAA
16 17 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 15 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
18 12 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
19 10 (0.075%) PSD2
System Software
1 646 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 309 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 296 (2.23%) Docker
4 211 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 95 (0.71%) Firmware
6 86 (0.65%) vSphere
7 82 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 76 (0.57%) XenApp
9 70 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
10 62 (0.47%) HDFS
11 54 (0.41%) XenDesktop
12 53 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
13 43 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
14 40 (0.30%) BitLocker
15 28 (0.21%) VirtualBox
16 25 (0.19%) Apache Flume
17 20 (0.15%) Terminal Services
18 18 (0.14%) VMware NSX
19 17 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
20 16 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 222 (1.67%) SCCM
2 191 (1.44%) Puppet
3 184 (1.38%) Ansible
4 161 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
5 148 (1.11%) Kubernetes
6 104 (0.78%) Terraform
7 77 (0.58%) SCOM
8 64 (0.48%) Nessus
9 58 (0.44%) Kibana
10 57 (0.43%) Nagios
11 45 (0.34%) WSUS
12 38 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
13 30 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
13 30 (0.23%) Packer
13 30 (0.23%) SCOrch
14 29 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 28 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
16 26 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
17 25 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
18 24 (0.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2,528 (19.02%) Microsoft
2 884 (6.65%) Oracle
3 557 (4.19%) Tableau
4 540 (4.06%) VMware
5 533 (4.01%) SAP
6 493 (3.71%) Google
7 476 (3.58%) Cisco
8 352 (2.65%) Citrix
9 341 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
10 198 (1.49%) Capita
11 184 (1.38%) HP
12 171 (1.29%) IBM
13 169 (1.27%) Sybase
14 157 (1.18%) Adobe
15 153 (1.15%) ServiceNow
16 151 (1.14%) CheckPoint
17 131 (0.99%) Splunk
18 121 (0.91%) McAfee
19 102 (0.77%) Juniper
20 100 (0.75%) Cognizant