Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 22 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 12,126 14,666 13,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.99% 8.68% 7.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.99% 19.46% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8,985 9,432 10,699
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,300 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £49,558 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.33% +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 67,403 75,359 76,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.43% 44.60% 42.44%
Number of salaries quoted 52,738 57,223 63,338
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
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 November 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 16 November 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 -5 5,562 £60,000 +4.35% 741
South East -5 1,938 £46,514 +9.44% 337
North of England -1 1,726 £42,000 - 355
Midlands +2 1,067 £40,000 - 236
East of England +5 993 £44,000 -2.22% 164
North West 0 958 £42,500 -5.56% 183
South West +11 812 £43,000 +7.50% 205
West Midlands +2 750 £40,000 -5.88% 150
Yorkshire -5 639 £40,000 - 130
East Midlands -10 315 £45,000 +12.50% 85
North East 0 128 £42,500 +11.11% 42
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 5,461 (45.04%) Problem-Solving
2 3,767 (31.07%) Finance
3 3,667 (30.24%) Agile Software Development
4 3,251 (26.81%) SQL
5 2,865 (23.63%) Degree
6 2,380 (19.63%) Microsoft
7 1,639 (13.52%) Analytics
8 1,587 (13.09%) Project Management
9 1,522 (12.55%) SQL Server
10 1,502 (12.39%) Java
11 1,483 (12.23%) Windows
12 1,453 (11.98%) C#
13 1,381 (11.39%) JavaScript
14 1,353 (11.16%) Python
15 1,229 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
16 1,217 (10.04%) Computer Science
17 1,195 (9.85%) .NET
18 1,120 (9.24%) ITIL
19 1,096 (9.04%) HTML
20 1,075 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
21 1,041 (8.58%) Microsoft Excel
22 1,030 (8.49%) Retail
22 1,030 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
23 1,008 (8.31%) Linux
24 983 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
25 975 (8.04%) Mathematics
26 971 (8.01%) Scrum
27 962 (7.93%) Marketing
28 935 (7.71%) Decision-Making
29 928 (7.65%) Business Analysis

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
1 396 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 319 (2.63%) SAS
3 274 (2.26%) Apache Spark
4 185 (1.53%) Confluence
5 166 (1.37%) IIS
6 149 (1.23%) Apache
7 147 (1.21%) MS Exchange
8 117 (0.96%) CMS
9 110 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 86 (0.71%) Tomcat
11 82 (0.68%) Skype for Business
12 72 (0.59%) JBoss
13 69 (0.57%) WebSphere
14 65 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
15 55 (0.45%) WordPress
16 52 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
17 51 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
18 40 (0.33%) WebLogic
19 36 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 34 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 1,041 (8.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 768 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
3 392 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 299 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 222 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
6 79 (0.65%) SPSS
7 71 (0.59%) Photoshop
8 34 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 26 (0.21%) InVision
10 19 (0.16%) Simulink
11 17 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 12 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.082%) AutoCAD
14 7 (0.058%) Acrobat
14 7 (0.058%) InDesign
14 7 (0.058%) Stata
15 6 (0.049%) Gliffy
16 5 (0.041%) GNU Octave
16 5 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
16 5 (0.041%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 254 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 112 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 82 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 51 (0.42%) NetSuite
5 40 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 36 (0.30%) Magento
7 35 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
8 25 (0.21%) Scribe Insight
9 21 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 21 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
9 21 (0.17%) SAP APO
10 19 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
10 19 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
11 17 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
12 16 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
12 16 (0.13%) SAP HCM
13 15 (0.12%) SAP PP
14 14 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 14 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
14 14 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,030 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 801 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
3 457 (3.77%) Office 365
4 362 (2.99%) SaaS
5 173 (1.43%) Google Analytics
6 149 (1.23%) PaaS
7 145 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 121 (1.00%) IaaS
9 119 (0.98%) GitHub
10 105 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
11 95 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
12 62 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
13 48 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 47 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
15 42 (0.35%) Serverless
16 41 (0.34%) Amazon S3
16 41 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
17 39 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
18 35 (0.29%) G Suite
18 35 (0.29%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 595 (4.91%) Firewall
2 326 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 297 (2.45%) DNS
3 297 (2.45%) WAN
4 281 (2.32%) Internet
5 270 (2.23%) LAN
6 238 (1.96%) VPN
7 210 (1.73%) DHCP
8 207 (1.71%) Network Security
9 158 (1.30%) VoIP
10 155 (1.28%) HTTP
11 148 (1.22%) Wireless
12 144 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
13 135 (1.11%) SAN
14 120 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
15 109 (0.90%) MPLS
16 103 (0.85%) SSL
17 100 (0.82%) BGP
18 98 (0.81%) Ethernet
19 97 (0.80%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,522 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 764 (6.30%) Big Data
3 667 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
4 578 (4.77%) Relational Database
5 507 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 505 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 451 (3.72%) Power BI
8 380 (3.13%) NoSQL
9 368 (3.03%) MySQL
10 321 (2.65%) Hadoop
11 287 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 214 (1.76%) MongoDB
13 205 (1.69%) RDBMS
14 177 (1.46%) QlikView
15 144 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
16 142 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
17 139 (1.15%) Oracle Database
18 129 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
19 121 (1.00%) Apache Hive
20 110 (0.91%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 631 (5.20%) Git (software)
2 564 (4.65%) JIRA
3 369 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 288 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 273 (2.25%) Visual Studio
6 263 (2.17%) Selenium
7 140 (1.15%) Subversion
8 129 (1.06%) TeamCity
9 106 (0.87%) Maven
10 104 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
11 100 (0.82%) Cucumber
12 98 (0.81%) WebDriver
13 90 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
14 68 (0.56%) Axure RP
15 63 (0.52%) JUnit
16 60 (0.49%) SpecFlow
17 59 (0.49%) Eclipse
18 48 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 47 (0.39%) JMeter
20 37 (0.31%) SoapUI
General
1 3,767 (31.07%) Finance
2 1,030 (8.49%) Retail
3 962 (7.93%) Marketing
4 922 (7.60%) Banking
5 390 (3.22%) Investment Banking
6 389 (3.21%) Manufacturing
7 365 (3.01%) Telecoms
8 318 (2.62%) Front Office
9 311 (2.56%) Financial Institution
10 265 (2.19%) Legal
11 242 (2.00%) Games
12 240 (1.98%) Advertising
13 218 (1.80%) Law
14 217 (1.79%) Back Office
15 186 (1.53%) Electronics
16 120 (0.99%) Automotive
17 85 (0.70%) Publishing
18 80 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
19 76 (0.63%) Billing
20 70 (0.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3,229 (26.63%) Analyst
2 2,133 (17.59%) Developer
3 1,042 (8.59%) Business Analyst
4 619 (5.10%) Consultant
5 611 (5.04%) Architect
6 420 (3.46%) Project Manager
7 406 (3.35%) Graduate
8 399 (3.29%) Data Analyst
9 389 (3.21%) Senior Developer
10 366 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
11 358 (2.95%) .NET Developer
12 350 (2.89%) Support Analyst
13 338 (2.79%) C# Developer
14 281 (2.32%) Junior
15 275 (2.27%) SQL Developer
16 272 (2.24%) Java Developer
17 259 (2.14%) Support Engineer
18 258 (2.13%) Software Engineer
19 247 (2.04%) Applications Support
20 244 (2.01%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,195 (9.85%) .NET
2 1,096 (9.04%) HTML
3 799 (6.59%) CSS
4 731 (6.03%) Web Services
5 495 (4.08%) AngularJS
6 448 (3.69%) XML
7 429 (3.54%) ASP.NET
8 385 (3.17%) jQuery
9 348 (2.87%) HTML5
10 323 (2.66%) React
11 294 (2.42%) RESTful
12 288 (2.38%) REST
13 229 (1.89%) Spring
14 221 (1.82%) .NET Framework
14 221 (1.82%) Node.js
15 220 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 208 (1.72%) JSON
17 204 (1.68%) SOAP
18 181 (1.49%) Kafka
19 177 (1.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1,217 (10.04%) Computer Science
2 983 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
3 783 (6.46%) User Experience
4 694 (5.72%) Management Information System
5 495 (4.08%) Fintech
6 397 (3.27%) Analytical Mindset
7 327 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
8 312 (2.57%) Data Centre
9 294 (2.42%) Algorithms
10 289 (2.38%) Data Structures
11 254 (2.09%) Mobile App
12 212 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
13 183 (1.51%) Virtual Team
14 140 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
15 129 (1.06%) Derivative
16 118 (0.97%) Fixed Income
17 95 (0.78%) Social Media
18 91 (0.75%) Equities
18 91 (0.75%) NHS
19 90 (0.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,483 (12.23%) Windows
2 1,008 (8.31%) Linux
3 537 (4.43%) Windows Server
4 468 (3.86%) Unix
5 254 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 231 (1.90%) Windows 10
7 219 (1.81%) Windows 7
8 203 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 179 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 158 (1.30%) Android
11 134 (1.11%) Apple iOS
12 72 (0.59%) CentOS
12 72 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 50 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 50 (0.41%) Ubuntu
14 40 (0.33%) Solaris
15 37 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 27 (0.22%) AIX
17 23 (0.19%) Mac OS
18 22 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,461 (45.04%) Problem-Solving
2 3,667 (30.24%) Agile Software Development
3 1,639 (13.52%) Analytics
4 1,587 (13.09%) Project Management
5 1,229 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1,120 (9.24%) ITIL
7 1,075 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 975 (8.04%) Mathematics
9 971 (8.01%) Scrum
10 935 (7.71%) Decision-Making
11 928 (7.65%) Business Analysis
12 896 (7.39%) SDLC
13 839 (6.92%) Mentoring
14 831 (6.85%) Test Automation
15 774 (6.38%) Software Engineering
16 747 (6.16%) Data Analysis
17 721 (5.95%) Risk Management
18 706 (5.82%) CRM
19 678 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
20 636 (5.24%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3,251 (26.81%) SQL
2 1,502 (12.39%) Java
3 1,453 (11.98%) C#
4 1,381 (11.39%) JavaScript
5 1,353 (11.16%) Python
6 633 (5.22%) T-SQL
7 496 (4.09%) C++
8 489 (4.03%) PowerShell
9 475 (3.92%) R
10 394 (3.25%) C
11 292 (2.41%) PHP
12 245 (2.02%) VBA
13 195 (1.61%) Perl
14 186 (1.53%) Scala
15 169 (1.39%) Shell Script
16 162 (1.34%) Bash Shell
17 138 (1.14%) VB.NET
18 135 (1.11%) PL/SQL
19 134 (1.11%) Ruby
19 134 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2,865 (23.63%) Degree
2 506 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 475 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 306 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
5 296 (2.44%) CISSP
6 284 (2.34%) SC Cleared
7 244 (2.01%) ISEB
8 220 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 175 (1.44%) CCNP
10 171 (1.41%) PMI Certification
11 168 (1.39%) ISTQB
12 155 (1.28%) PhD
13 154 (1.27%) Master's Degree
14 148 (1.22%) CCNA
15 145 (1.20%) DV Cleared
16 143 (1.18%) CISM
17 136 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
18 134 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
19 128 (1.06%) PMP
20 118 (0.97%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 737 (6.08%) QA
2 396 (3.27%) Data Quality
3 351 (2.89%) SLA
4 281 (2.32%) PMO
5 276 (2.28%) GDPR
6 211 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 133 (1.10%) PCI DSS
8 58 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 57 (0.47%) COBIT
10 37 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
11 27 (0.22%) MiFID
12 24 (0.20%) ISO 9001
12 24 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 17 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
14 14 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 13 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
15 13 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 11 (0.091%) JSP 440
16 11 (0.091%) SEPA
17 10 (0.082%) HIPAA
System Software
1 635 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 325 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 294 (2.42%) Docker
4 170 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 106 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
6 88 (0.73%) XenApp
7 69 (0.57%) vSphere
8 62 (0.51%) Firmware
9 60 (0.49%) HDFS
10 56 (0.46%) XenDesktop
11 45 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
12 37 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 34 (0.28%) BitLocker
14 30 (0.25%) Terminal Services
15 29 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
16 27 (0.22%) Apache Flume
17 26 (0.21%) VirtualBox
18 24 (0.20%) VMware NSX
19 17 (0.14%) vCloud
19 17 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 183 (1.51%) Ansible
2 167 (1.38%) Puppet
3 162 (1.34%) Kubernetes
4 153 (1.26%) SCCM
5 126 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
6 91 (0.75%) Terraform
7 64 (0.53%) WSUS
8 57 (0.47%) Kibana
9 50 (0.41%) Nagios
10 47 (0.39%) RSA Security Analytics
11 44 (0.36%) SCOM
12 33 (0.27%) Stealthwatch
13 32 (0.26%) HP ALM
13 32 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
14 31 (0.26%) Nessus
15 30 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
16 29 (0.24%) Packer
17 27 (0.22%) SCOrch
18 26 (0.21%) vRealize
18 26 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2,380 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 717 (5.91%) Oracle
3 545 (4.49%) VMware
4 534 (4.40%) Tableau
5 495 (4.08%) Cisco
6 467 (3.85%) Google
7 453 (3.74%) SAP
8 321 (2.65%) Citrix
9 274 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
10 209 (1.72%) HP
11 200 (1.65%) Splunk
12 187 (1.54%) Red Hat
13 185 (1.53%) CheckPoint
14 125 (1.03%) Adobe
15 121 (1.00%) ServiceNow
16 102 (0.84%) IBM
17 100 (0.82%) Juniper
18 99 (0.82%) Symantec
19 95 (0.78%) Sybase
20 90 (0.74%) McAfee