Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 2,979 10,245 12,755
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.60% 7.85% 8.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.75% 20.02% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,429 7,501 9,432
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,886
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.41% +6.41%

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 17,785 51,171 61,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.38% 39.20% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14,173 38,619 47,484
Median annual salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.48% +1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -10 1,290 £65,000 +8.33% 202
North of England -2 541 £47,500 +18.75% 127
South East -28 392 £50,250 +5.79% 97
Midlands +2 363 £47,000 +17.50% 91
North West -1 343 £50,000 +17.65% 82
West Midlands 0 245 £46,947 +17.37% 54
South West -1 242 £40,000 -11.11% 56
East of England -8 136 £43,750 -2.78% 56
Yorkshire -1 132 £41,500 +3.75% 32
East Midlands +5 115 £47,500 +17.28% 37
North East +1 66 £40,000 +6.67% 13
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 1,254 (42.09%) Problem-Solving
2 939 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 840 (28.20%) SQL
4 771 (25.88%) Finance
5 677 (22.73%) Degree
6 642 (21.55%) Microsoft
7 521 (17.49%) Analytics
8 512 (17.19%) Azure
9 482 (16.18%) Python
10 426 (14.30%) Business Intelligence
11 398 (13.36%) SQL Server
12 387 (12.99%) Windows
13 381 (12.79%) JavaScript
14 352 (11.82%) C#
15 346 (11.61%) Java
16 317 (10.64%) DevOps
17 304 (10.20%) Computer Science
18 295 (9.90%) .NET
19 288 (9.67%) HTML
19 288 (9.67%) Linux
19 288 (9.67%) AWS
20 268 (9.00%) Power Platform
21 263 (8.83%) Scrum
22 256 (8.59%) Project Management
23 250 (8.39%) Power BI
24 239 (8.02%) Marketing
25 234 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
26 225 (7.55%) Git (software)
27 224 (7.52%) Software Engineering
28 223 (7.49%) Mathematics

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
1 100 (3.36%) Apache Spark
2 82 (2.75%) Confluence
3 78 (2.62%) Apache
4 77 (2.58%) SharePoint
5 41 (1.38%) CMS
6 40 (1.34%) IIS
7 37 (1.24%) MS Exchange
8 35 (1.17%) SAS
9 31 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (0.64%) Skype for Business
11 17 (0.57%) Jupyter
12 16 (0.54%) Tomcat
13 11 (0.37%) EPiServer
14 10 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.27%) Apache Synapse
15 8 (0.27%) JBoss
15 8 (0.27%) nginx
15 8 (0.27%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 211 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 169 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 56 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.40%) SPSS
7 11 (0.37%) Sketch
8 10 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.34%) Stata
9 7 (0.23%) InVision
10 6 (0.20%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.17%) Adobe XD
11 5 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.13%) Windchill
13 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.10%) UXPin
14 2 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.067%) EViews
14 2 (0.067%) Quantrix
14 2 (0.067%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 36 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.57%) Shopify
3 14 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.34%) SAP BPC
5 9 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
5 9 (0.30%) R3 Corda
6 8 (0.27%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.17%) Endur
8 5 (0.17%) Magento
8 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.17%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.17%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.13%) Eikon
9 4 (0.13%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 512 (17.19%) Azure
2 288 (9.67%) AWS
3 268 (9.00%) Power Platform
4 118 (3.96%) Office 365
5 94 (3.16%) SaaS
6 86 (2.89%) GCP
7 48 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
8 45 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
9 44 (1.48%) Serverless
10 40 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
11 36 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 36 (1.21%) Google Analytics
12 32 (1.07%) PowerApps
13 30 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
14 25 (0.84%) npm
15 24 (0.81%) GitHub
15 24 (0.81%) PaaS
16 23 (0.77%) Amazon S3
17 21 (0.70%) IaaS
18 20 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 106 (3.56%) Firewall
2 67 (2.25%) DNS
3 66 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 56 (1.88%) VPN
5 55 (1.85%) WAN
6 54 (1.81%) LAN
7 52 (1.75%) Internet
8 50 (1.68%) DHCP
9 46 (1.54%) Network Security
10 43 (1.44%) Skype
11 34 (1.14%) OSPF
12 32 (1.07%) BGP
12 32 (1.07%) HTTP
13 30 (1.01%) SSL
13 30 (1.01%) VLAN
14 26 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
15 25 (0.84%) Wireless
16 23 (0.77%) MPLS
17 21 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
18 20 (0.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 250 (8.39%) Power BI
3 211 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
4 189 (6.34%) Big Data
5 142 (4.77%) Relational Database
6 128 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 127 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 120 (4.03%) MySQL
9 96 (3.22%) Data Lake
10 83 (2.79%) MongoDB
11 80 (2.69%) NoSQL
12 77 (2.58%) Hadoop
13 58 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 49 (1.64%) QlikView
15 47 (1.58%) Data Mining
15 47 (1.58%) RDBMS
16 42 (1.41%) OLAP
17 41 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
18 39 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
19 34 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 225 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 179 (6.01%) JIRA
3 103 (3.46%) Jenkins
4 67 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (1.58%) Visual Studio
6 42 (1.41%) Bitbucket
7 35 (1.17%) Selenium
8 33 (1.11%) Cucumber
9 29 (0.97%) Subversion
10 27 (0.91%) webpack
11 25 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
11 25 (0.84%) SpecFlow
12 23 (0.77%) TeamCity
13 22 (0.74%) JUnit
13 22 (0.74%) Mocha
14 21 (0.70%) NUnit
15 18 (0.60%) Maven
16 17 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
17 16 (0.54%) Gradle
17 16 (0.54%) MSTest
General
1 771 (25.88%) Finance
2 239 (8.02%) Marketing
3 128 (4.30%) Retail
4 108 (3.63%) Banking
5 97 (3.26%) Legal
6 90 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 78 (2.62%) Law
8 73 (2.45%) Manufacturing
9 64 (2.15%) Public Sector
10 57 (1.91%) Front Office
11 46 (1.54%) Back Office
12 37 (1.24%) Games
13 33 (1.11%) French Language
14 31 (1.04%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.97%) Investment Banking
16 27 (0.91%) Advertising
16 27 (0.91%) Electronics
17 21 (0.70%) Billing
18 15 (0.50%) Aerospace
18 15 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 654 (21.95%) Analyst
2 607 (20.38%) Developer
3 173 (5.81%) Business Analyst
4 168 (5.64%) Architect
5 109 (3.66%) Data Analyst
6 108 (3.63%) Software Engineer
7 106 (3.56%) Senior Developer
8 101 (3.39%) Consultant
9 100 (3.36%) Data Engineer
10 95 (3.19%) Administrator
11 83 (2.79%) .NET Developer
12 81 (2.72%) Full Stack Developer
13 79 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
14 73 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
15 69 (2.32%) Applications Support
16 66 (2.22%) Software Developer
17 65 (2.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 65 (2.18%) Support Analyst
18 64 (2.15%) Data Scientist
19 63 (2.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (9.90%) .NET
2 288 (9.67%) HTML
3 220 (7.39%) CSS
4 167 (5.61%) Web Services
5 163 (5.47%) AngularJS
6 126 (4.23%) REST
7 103 (3.46%) React
8 96 (3.22%) ASP.NET
8 96 (3.22%) jQuery
9 81 (2.72%) .NET Framework
9 81 (2.72%) Node.js
10 80 (2.69%) XML
11 74 (2.48%) .NET Core
11 74 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 70 (2.35%) JSON
12 70 (2.35%) Kafka
13 65 (2.18%) RESTful
14 59 (1.98%) HTML5
15 53 (1.78%) Spring
16 48 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 206 (6.92%) Self-Motivation
2 174 (5.84%) User Experience
3 167 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 138 (4.63%) Analytical Mindset
5 71 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 67 (2.25%) Algorithms
7 61 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 56 (1.88%) Hedge funds
9 52 (1.75%) Data Centre
10 50 (1.68%) Replication
11 40 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 37 (1.24%) Equities
13 36 (1.21%) Derivative
14 34 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
15 33 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
16 27 (0.91%) PKI
16 27 (0.91%) Public Cloud
17 26 (0.87%) NHS
18 24 (0.81%) Fixed Income
18 24 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 387 (12.99%) Windows
2 288 (9.67%) Linux
3 96 (3.22%) Unix
4 94 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 58 (1.95%) Windows 10
6 47 (1.58%) Android
7 33 (1.11%) Windows 7
8 32 (1.07%) Apple iOS
9 30 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
12 17 (0.57%) Solaris
13 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
15 7 (0.23%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.20%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.13%) VMS
19 3 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,254 (42.09%) Problem-Solving
2 939 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 521 (17.49%) Analytics
4 426 (14.30%) Business Intelligence
5 317 (10.64%) DevOps
6 304 (10.20%) Computer Science
7 263 (8.83%) Scrum
8 256 (8.59%) Project Management
9 234 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 224 (7.52%) Software Engineering
11 223 (7.49%) Mathematics
12 222 (7.45%) ITIL
13 210 (7.05%) Data Modelling
14 199 (6.68%) SDLC
15 197 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
16 194 (6.51%) Decision-Making
17 192 (6.45%) Visualisation
18 186 (6.24%) Business Analysis
19 181 (6.08%) Data Science
20 172 (5.77%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 840 (28.20%) SQL
2 482 (16.18%) Python
3 381 (12.79%) JavaScript
4 352 (11.82%) C#
5 346 (11.61%) Java
6 148 (4.97%) PowerShell
7 141 (4.73%) R
8 136 (4.57%) C++
9 128 (4.30%) T-SQL
10 86 (2.89%) PHP
10 86 (2.89%) TypeScript
11 80 (2.69%) C
12 76 (2.55%) Scala
13 64 (2.15%) Bash Shell
14 54 (1.81%) Perl
15 43 (1.44%) VBA
16 42 (1.41%) Kotlin
17 41 (1.38%) Shell Script
18 40 (1.34%) PL/SQL
19 35 (1.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 677 (22.73%) Degree
2 161 (5.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 156 (5.24%) Security Cleared
4 114 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 70 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (1.54%) Master's Degree
8 42 (1.41%) CCNA
9 38 (1.28%) CISSP
10 37 (1.24%) CCNP
11 34 (1.14%) DV Cleared
12 29 (0.97%) ISEB
12 29 (0.97%) MCSA
13 25 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
14 24 (0.81%) PhD
15 23 (0.77%) MCSE
15 23 (0.77%) PMI Certification
16 22 (0.74%) CISM
16 22 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (6.14%) QA
2 97 (3.26%) GDPR
3 96 (3.22%) Data Quality
4 59 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 54 (1.81%) SLA
6 48 (1.61%) NIST
7 23 (0.77%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (0.60%) PMO
10 13 (0.44%) COBIT
11 10 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
12 9 (0.30%) Solvency II
13 8 (0.27%) MiFID
13 8 (0.27%) SEPA
14 6 (0.20%) ISO 20022
14 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.17%) IFRS
15 5 (0.17%) ISO 14001
15 5 (0.17%) ISO 22301
16 4 (0.13%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 163 (5.47%) Docker
2 147 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 96 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.67%) Firmware
5 20 (0.67%) vSphere
6 18 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.50%) VMware NSX
8 14 (0.47%) XenApp
9 11 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.30%) HDFS
11 6 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.17%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.17%) Varnish
12 5 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.10%) KVM
14 3 (0.10%) Xen
14 3 (0.10%) zsh
Systems Management
1 90 (3.02%) Kubernetes
2 57 (1.91%) SCCM
3 52 (1.75%) Ansible
4 50 (1.68%) Terraform
5 21 (0.70%) Puppet
6 20 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (0.64%) SCOM
8 17 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
9 16 (0.54%) WSUS
10 13 (0.44%) Nagios
11 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
11 12 (0.40%) SCOrch
12 11 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
13 10 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
13 10 (0.34%) Kibana
14 9 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 7 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 7 (0.23%) Prometheus
16 6 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
16 6 (0.20%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 642 (21.55%) Microsoft
2 180 (6.04%) Oracle
3 163 (5.47%) Tableau
4 134 (4.50%) Google
5 119 (3.99%) VMware
6 88 (2.95%) SAP
7 83 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
8 81 (2.72%) Cisco
9 46 (1.54%) Databricks
10 42 (1.41%) ServiceNow
11 38 (1.28%) Citrix
12 35 (1.17%) Splunk
13 30 (1.01%) Atlassian
14 29 (0.97%) Teradata
15 27 (0.91%) Pardot
16 26 (0.87%) Red Hat
17 25 (0.84%) Informatica
18 23 (0.77%) SolarWinds
19 22 (0.74%) HP
19 22 (0.74%) IBM