Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 26 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 12,977 11,966 17,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.88% 7.22% 8.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.80% 17.68% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9,370 9,318 13,413
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,300 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £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 69,015 67,673 83,811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.88% 40.85% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 54,767 55,660 68,213
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 0 5,732 £55,000 - 786
South East +4 2,260 £43,500 +2.35% 337
North of England 0 1,940 £40,500 +1.25% 371
Midlands +4 1,261 £40,000 -3.61% 261
North West 0 1,060 £45,000 +12.50% 206
East of England -3 950 £50,000 +17.65% 223
West Midlands +4 839 £41,500 +9.12% 159
South West +3 800 £40,000 - 164
Yorkshire +5 762 £39,250 -1.88% 126
East Midlands +1 424 £40,000 -5.88% 101
North East +1 122 £38,250 +9.29% 39
South Coast - 3 £100,000 -
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 4,169 (32.13%) Finance
2 3,668 (28.27%) SQL
3 3,393 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
4 2,868 (22.10%) Degree
5 2,548 (19.63%) Microsoft
6 1,846 (14.23%) Analytics
7 1,744 (13.44%) Java
8 1,663 (12.81%) SQL Server
9 1,550 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
10 1,524 (11.74%) Windows
11 1,484 (11.44%) C#
12 1,432 (11.03%) JavaScript
13 1,410 (10.87%) Project Management
14 1,354 (10.43%) Computer Science
15 1,274 (9.82%) Banking
16 1,265 (9.75%) Python
17 1,244 (9.59%) .NET
18 1,241 (9.56%) ITIL
19 1,209 (9.32%) HTML
20 1,190 (9.17%) Linux
21 1,189 (9.16%) Microsoft Excel
22 1,178 (9.08%) SDLC
23 1,101 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
24 1,027 (7.91%) Retail
25 1,023 (7.88%) Marketing
26 973 (7.50%) Oracle
27 961 (7.41%) Business Analysis
28 918 (7.07%) Test Automation
28 918 (7.07%) Scrum
29 908 (7.00%) QA

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
1 465 (3.58%) SAS
2 366 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 364 (2.80%) Apache Spark
4 211 (1.63%) Apache
5 165 (1.27%) CMS
5 165 (1.27%) IIS
6 154 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 145 (1.12%) MS Exchange
8 126 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 113 (0.87%) Confluence
10 108 (0.83%) WebSphere
11 93 (0.72%) Skype for Business
12 74 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 66 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 64 (0.49%) JBoss
15 55 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 47 (0.36%) Apache Solr
17 45 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
18 42 (0.32%) WordPress
19 41 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1,189 (9.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 830 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
3 347 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 244 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 182 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
6 124 (0.96%) SPSS
7 74 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 68 (0.52%) Photoshop
9 29 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (0.13%) InVision
11 13 (0.10%) Simulink
12 12 (0.092%) Fireworks
13 11 (0.085%) Stata
13 11 (0.085%) UXPin
14 10 (0.077%) InfoPath
14 10 (0.077%) SOLIDWORKS
15 6 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 5 (0.039%) Mathematica
17 4 (0.031%) InDesign
18 3 (0.023%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 198 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 150 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 106 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 59 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
5 56 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 55 (0.42%) SAP FI
7 52 (0.40%) SAP CO
8 51 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
9 49 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
10 47 (0.36%) NetSuite
11 32 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
12 29 (0.22%) SAP SD
13 28 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
14 25 (0.19%) SAP CRM
15 24 (0.18%) ION MarketView
16 23 (0.18%) SAP MM
16 23 (0.18%) SAP QM
17 21 (0.16%) Magento
17 21 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
18 19 (0.15%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 675 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
2 666 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 390 (3.01%) SaaS
4 366 (2.82%) Office 365
5 237 (1.83%) Google Analytics
6 133 (1.02%) PaaS
7 130 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 95 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 85 (0.66%) IaaS
10 74 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
11 73 (0.56%) AdWords
12 72 (0.55%) GitHub
13 46 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
14 45 (0.35%) Amazon S3
15 44 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
16 41 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
17 40 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
18 35 (0.27%) OneDrive
19 30 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
20 27 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 559 (4.31%) Firewall
2 359 (2.77%) DNS
3 344 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 334 (2.57%) Internet
5 256 (1.97%) DHCP
6 253 (1.95%) WAN
7 237 (1.83%) HTTP
8 236 (1.82%) VPN
9 231 (1.78%) Network Security
10 222 (1.71%) LAN
11 155 (1.19%) SSL
12 139 (1.07%) MPLS
13 137 (1.06%) VoIP
14 126 (0.97%) SAN
15 125 (0.96%) BGP
16 121 (0.93%) OSPF
17 103 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
18 101 (0.78%) Wireless
19 100 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
20 93 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,663 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 747 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
3 707 (5.45%) Big Data
4 538 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 520 (4.01%) Relational Database
6 511 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 468 (3.61%) Hadoop
8 344 (2.65%) MySQL
9 335 (2.58%) Power BI
10 309 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 295 (2.27%) NoSQL
12 294 (2.27%) MongoDB
13 263 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
14 262 (2.02%) QlikView
15 212 (1.63%) Data Mining
16 208 (1.60%) Oracle Database
17 194 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
18 173 (1.33%) RDBMS
19 146 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
20 111 (0.86%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 597 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 479 (3.69%) JIRA
3 369 (2.84%) Selenium
4 343 (2.64%) Jenkins
5 294 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 250 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 200 (1.54%) Cucumber
8 176 (1.36%) Subversion
9 152 (1.17%) JUnit
10 124 (0.96%) Maven
11 110 (0.85%) WebDriver
12 98 (0.76%) TeamCity
13 77 (0.59%) TestNG
14 70 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 67 (0.52%) Gradle
16 65 (0.50%) SpecFlow
17 64 (0.49%) JMeter
18 62 (0.48%) NUnit
19 61 (0.47%) LSMW
20 60 (0.46%) SoapUI
General
1 4,169 (32.13%) Finance
2 1,274 (9.82%) Banking
3 1,027 (7.91%) Retail
4 1,023 (7.88%) Marketing
5 731 (5.63%) Investment Banking
6 534 (4.11%) Manufacturing
7 521 (4.01%) Retail Banking
8 373 (2.87%) Legal
9 358 (2.76%) Advertising
10 351 (2.70%) Front Office
11 316 (2.44%) Games
12 314 (2.42%) Telecoms
13 265 (2.04%) Publishing
14 225 (1.73%) Law
15 178 (1.37%) Billing
15 178 (1.37%) Financial Institution
16 169 (1.30%) Back Office
17 150 (1.16%) Electronics
18 127 (0.98%) Automotive
19 93 (0.72%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3,475 (26.78%) Analyst
2 2,277 (17.55%) Developer
3 1,161 (8.95%) Business Analyst
4 1,002 (7.72%) Consultant
5 647 (4.99%) Architect
6 410 (3.16%) Data Analyst
7 396 (3.05%) Senior Developer
8 350 (2.70%) C# Developer
9 346 (2.67%) Software Engineer
10 337 (2.60%) .NET Developer
11 329 (2.54%) Project Manager
12 327 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
13 310 (2.39%) Java Developer
13 310 (2.39%) Support Analyst
14 308 (2.37%) Applications Support
15 276 (2.13%) Junior
16 265 (2.04%) Software Developer
17 258 (1.99%) Graduate
18 250 (1.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 250 (1.93%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,244 (9.59%) .NET
2 1,209 (9.32%) HTML
3 892 (6.87%) CSS
4 793 (6.11%) Web Services
5 572 (4.41%) XML
6 554 (4.27%) ASP.NET
7 547 (4.22%) AngularJS
8 441 (3.40%) jQuery
9 374 (2.88%) HTML5
10 358 (2.76%) REST
11 325 (2.50%) .NET Framework
12 283 (2.18%) Spring
13 272 (2.10%) RESTful
14 259 (2.00%) Node.js
15 249 (1.92%) SOAP
16 238 (1.83%) React
17 215 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
18 199 (1.53%) WCF
19 170 (1.31%) JSON
20 169 (1.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,354 (10.43%) Computer Science
2 712 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 603 (4.65%) User Experience
4 387 (2.98%) Algorithms
5 350 (2.70%) Fintech
6 316 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
7 303 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 273 (2.10%) Data Centre
9 261 (2.01%) Mobile App
10 200 (1.54%) Data Structures
11 193 (1.49%) Virtual Team
12 192 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
13 189 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 168 (1.29%) Social Media
15 159 (1.23%) Derivative
16 135 (1.04%) Equities
17 113 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
18 103 (0.79%) Life Science
18 103 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
19 95 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,524 (11.74%) Windows
2 1,190 (9.17%) Linux
3 626 (4.82%) Unix
4 554 (4.27%) Windows Server
5 218 (1.68%) Windows 7
6 199 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 195 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 162 (1.25%) Android
9 156 (1.20%) Windows 10
10 148 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 112 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 71 (0.55%) Windows 8
13 61 (0.47%) CentOS
14 49 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 48 (0.37%) Windows XP
16 44 (0.34%) Solaris
17 36 (0.28%) AIX
18 32 (0.25%) Mac OS X
19 31 (0.24%) Ubuntu
20 19 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,393 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1,846 (14.23%) Analytics
3 1,550 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
4 1,410 (10.87%) Project Management
5 1,241 (9.56%) ITIL
6 1,178 (9.08%) SDLC
7 1,101 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 961 (7.41%) Business Analysis
9 918 (7.07%) Scrum
9 918 (7.07%) Test Automation
10 905 (6.97%) Mathematics
11 832 (6.41%) Software Engineering
12 818 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
13 700 (5.39%) Asset Management
14 689 (5.31%) Analytical Thinking
15 678 (5.22%) Data Analysis
16 655 (5.05%) Data Modelling
17 633 (4.88%) OO
18 631 (4.86%) Mentoring
19 611 (4.71%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3,668 (28.27%) SQL
2 1,744 (13.44%) Java
3 1,484 (11.44%) C#
4 1,432 (11.03%) JavaScript
5 1,265 (9.75%) Python
6 602 (4.64%) R
7 540 (4.16%) T-SQL
8 476 (3.67%) C++
9 451 (3.48%) C
10 404 (3.11%) PowerShell
11 316 (2.44%) PHP
12 262 (2.02%) VBA
13 241 (1.86%) Perl
14 210 (1.62%) Scala
15 206 (1.59%) Bash Shell
16 194 (1.49%) PL/SQL
17 191 (1.47%) Ruby
18 178 (1.37%) Shell Script
19 155 (1.19%) VB.NET
20 147 (1.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 2,868 (22.10%) Degree
2 571 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 555 (4.28%) Security Cleared
4 282 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 274 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 245 (1.89%) CISSP
6 245 (1.89%) ISEB
7 236 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 203 (1.56%) ISTQB
9 152 (1.17%) CCNA
10 149 (1.15%) PhD
11 138 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
12 136 (1.05%) CISM
12 136 (1.05%) DV Cleared
13 131 (1.01%) MCSE
14 130 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 127 (0.98%) PMI Certification
16 121 (0.93%) CCNP
17 119 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
18 113 (0.87%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 908 (7.00%) QA
2 327 (2.52%) Data Quality
3 297 (2.29%) SLA
4 235 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 211 (1.63%) PMO
6 159 (1.23%) GDPR
7 154 (1.19%) PCI DSS
8 50 (0.39%) MiFID
9 48 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
10 46 (0.35%) GxP
11 41 (0.32%) COBIT
12 34 (0.26%) EMIR
13 31 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 30 (0.23%) IFRS
15 26 (0.20%) HIPAA
16 25 (0.19%) GCP
17 24 (0.18%) ISO 22301
18 23 (0.18%) ISO 9001
19 22 (0.17%) IFRS 9
20 19 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 579 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 326 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 241 (1.86%) Docker
4 175 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 69 (0.53%) vSphere
6 61 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 55 (0.42%) XenApp
8 54 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 40 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 39 (0.30%) BitLocker
11 37 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 37 (0.29%) Xen
12 32 (0.25%) HDFS
13 29 (0.22%) Firmware
14 23 (0.18%) XenServer
15 22 (0.17%) Apache Flume
16 19 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
16 19 (0.15%) XenDesktop
17 17 (0.13%) Terminal Services
18 16 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 239 (1.84%) SCCM
2 179 (1.38%) Puppet
3 170 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 134 (1.03%) Ansible
5 120 (0.92%) Kubernetes
6 81 (0.62%) SCOM
7 74 (0.57%) Terraform
8 49 (0.38%) Nagios
9 42 (0.32%) vCenter Server
10 40 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
11 35 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
12 31 (0.24%) Consul
12 31 (0.24%) Graphite
12 31 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
13 28 (0.22%) SCVMM
14 26 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
14 26 (0.20%) SCOrch
15 24 (0.18%) QRadar
16 22 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
16 22 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2,548 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 973 (7.50%) Oracle
3 746 (5.75%) SAP
4 530 (4.08%) Tableau
5 518 (3.99%) VMware
6 509 (3.92%) Google
7 397 (3.06%) Cisco
8 297 (2.29%) Citrix
9 243 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
10 189 (1.46%) HP
11 178 (1.37%) IBM
12 150 (1.16%) Adobe
13 138 (1.06%) F5
14 136 (1.05%) CheckPoint
15 113 (0.87%) Capita
16 105 (0.81%) ServiceNow
17 104 (0.80%) Juniper
18 95 (0.73%) Cognos
19 93 (0.72%) Red Hat
20 92 (0.71%) Palo Alto