Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 27 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 10,139 12,630 14,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.84% 8.19% 8.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.99% 20.71% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7,204 9,142 9,255
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,426 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +5.16% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
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 50,728 60,994 66,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.21% 39.55% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38,311 46,935 50,023
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,885 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 4,435 £60,000 +4.35% 488
South East +2 1,764 £47,500 +5.56% 290
North of England +5 1,552 £40,000 - 296
North West +7 970 £42,500 - 155
Midlands +3 931 £40,000 - 194
South West -5 755 £45,000 +5.88% 182
East of England -2 671 £45,000 -3.23% 139
West Midlands 0 632 £40,000 - 115
Yorkshire -17 459 £40,000 - 111
East Midlands +10 296 £40,000 -5.88% 78
North East +11 124 £37,500 -6.25% 30
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4,406 (43.46%) Problem-Solving
2 3,069 (30.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2,705 (26.68%) SQL
4 2,439 (24.06%) Finance
5 2,211 (21.81%) Degree
6 1,964 (19.37%) Microsoft
7 1,510 (14.89%) Analytics
8 1,399 (13.80%) Python
9 1,367 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
10 1,141 (11.25%) SQL Server
11 1,121 (11.06%) Java
12 1,077 (10.62%) C#
13 1,040 (10.26%) Project Management
14 1,006 (9.92%) Azure
15 995 (9.81%) Windows
16 936 (9.23%) Decision-Making
17 919 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
18 903 (8.91%) Linux
19 893 (8.81%) .NET
20 891 (8.79%) Computer Science
21 885 (8.73%) ITIL
22 873 (8.61%) AWS
23 870 (8.58%) JavaScript
24 805 (7.94%) Retail
25 789 (7.78%) Marketing
26 776 (7.65%) Scrum
27 774 (7.63%) Management Information System
28 762 (7.52%) Mathematics
29 760 (7.50%) Software Engineering
30 759 (7.49%) 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
1 356 (3.51%) Apache Spark
2 279 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 221 (2.18%) Confluence
4 144 (1.42%) IIS
5 141 (1.39%) SAS
6 133 (1.31%) CMS
7 112 (1.10%) Apache
8 90 (0.89%) MS Exchange
9 59 (0.58%) Skype for Business
10 48 (0.47%) Apache Pig
10 48 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 44 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
11 44 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 39 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
13 33 (0.33%) Tomcat
14 27 (0.27%) CICS
14 27 (0.27%) nginx
15 23 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
16 21 (0.21%) WordPress
17 19 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 919 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 683 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
3 299 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 140 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 102 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
6 81 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 71 (0.70%) SPSS
8 49 (0.48%) Chatbot
9 36 (0.36%) Sketch
10 24 (0.24%) InVision
11 19 (0.19%) Photoshop
12 18 (0.18%) Marvel
13 16 (0.16%) Stata
14 11 (0.11%) Figma
14 11 (0.11%) Zeplin
15 8 (0.079%) OmniGraffle
16 7 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
16 7 (0.069%) Gephi
17 5 (0.049%) EViews
17 5 (0.049%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 124 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 63 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 43 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 34 (0.34%) NetSuite
5 28 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
6 27 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 18 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
8 17 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
8 17 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
8 17 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 16 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
10 15 (0.15%) Eloqua
11 14 (0.14%) SAP CO
11 14 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
11 14 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
12 11 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (0.099%) Maximo
13 10 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
13 10 (0.099%) SAP BPC
14 9 (0.089%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1,006 (9.92%) Azure
2 873 (8.61%) AWS
3 603 (5.95%) Power Platform
4 428 (4.22%) Office 365
5 335 (3.30%) SaaS
6 278 (2.74%) GCP
7 182 (1.80%) PaaS
8 151 (1.49%) Google Analytics
9 147 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
10 116 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
11 79 (0.78%) IaaS
12 48 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
12 48 (0.47%) GitHub
13 47 (0.46%) Amazon S3
14 43 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
15 42 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
16 40 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
17 37 (0.36%) OneDrive
18 36 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
19 34 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 370 (3.65%) Firewall
2 276 (2.72%) LAN
3 266 (2.62%) DNS
4 264 (2.60%) WAN
5 240 (2.37%) TCP/IP
6 227 (2.24%) Internet
7 210 (2.07%) Network Security
8 201 (1.98%) DHCP
9 141 (1.39%) Wireless
10 134 (1.32%) VPN
11 118 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
12 94 (0.93%) VoIP
13 89 (0.88%) SAN
14 77 (0.76%) VLAN
15 76 (0.75%) HTTP
16 74 (0.73%) BGP
16 74 (0.73%) OSPF
17 73 (0.72%) Broadband
18 69 (0.68%) Skype
19 61 (0.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,141 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 645 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
3 592 (5.84%) Power BI
4 507 (5.00%) Big Data
5 420 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 416 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 396 (3.91%) Hadoop
8 386 (3.81%) Relational Database
9 273 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 229 (2.26%) NoSQL
11 212 (2.09%) MySQL
12 174 (1.72%) Apache Hive
13 167 (1.65%) QlikView
14 147 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
15 125 (1.23%) Data Mining
16 111 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
16 111 (1.09%) Oracle Database
17 98 (0.97%) MongoDB
18 87 (0.86%) Data Lake
19 84 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 560 (5.52%) Git (software)
2 554 (5.46%) JIRA
3 225 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 186 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 182 (1.80%) Selenium
6 170 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 101 (1.00%) Cucumber
8 93 (0.92%) Bitbucket
9 72 (0.71%) WebDriver
10 66 (0.65%) Maven
11 62 (0.61%) Bitbucket Server
12 58 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 54 (0.53%) git-flow
14 51 (0.50%) JUnit
14 51 (0.50%) Subversion
15 46 (0.45%) TeamCity
16 45 (0.44%) MSI
17 41 (0.40%) Appium
18 40 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
19 35 (0.35%) HP UFT
General
1 2,439 (24.06%) Finance
2 805 (7.94%) Retail
3 789 (7.78%) Marketing
4 684 (6.75%) Banking
5 367 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 355 (3.50%) Public Sector
7 310 (3.06%) Manufacturing
8 210 (2.07%) Legal
9 175 (1.73%) Games
10 164 (1.62%) Law
11 135 (1.33%) Advertising
12 112 (1.10%) Front Office
13 111 (1.09%) Electronics
14 108 (1.07%) Automotive
15 90 (0.89%) Billing
15 90 (0.89%) Publishing
16 85 (0.84%) Aerospace
17 78 (0.77%) Investment Banking
18 67 (0.66%) Back Office
18 67 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,445 (24.11%) Analyst
2 1,745 (17.21%) Developer
3 711 (7.01%) Business Analyst
4 673 (6.64%) Architect
5 465 (4.59%) Consultant
6 400 (3.95%) Data Analyst
7 290 (2.86%) Support Analyst
8 289 (2.85%) Graduate
9 285 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
9 285 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
10 275 (2.71%) Data Scientist
11 273 (2.69%) Junior
12 268 (2.64%) Senior Developer
13 261 (2.57%) Project Manager
14 255 (2.52%) Software Engineer
15 245 (2.42%) .NET Developer
16 229 (2.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 224 (2.21%) Data Engineer
18 219 (2.16%) Applications Support
19 205 (2.02%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 893 (8.81%) .NET
2 692 (6.83%) HTML
3 539 (5.32%) CSS
4 428 (4.22%) Web Services
5 343 (3.38%) ASP.NET
6 316 (3.12%) AngularJS
7 282 (2.78%) XML
8 199 (1.96%) Node.js
9 179 (1.77%) REST
10 176 (1.74%) Kafka
10 176 (1.74%) React
11 173 (1.71%) jQuery
12 161 (1.59%) JSON
13 158 (1.56%) .NET Framework
14 152 (1.50%) HTML5
15 138 (1.36%) SOAP
16 135 (1.33%) Spring
17 120 (1.18%) Natural Language Processing
18 109 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
18 109 (1.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 774 (7.63%) Management Information System
2 740 (7.30%) Self-Motivation
3 508 (5.01%) User Experience
4 348 (3.43%) Algorithms
5 257 (2.53%) Analytical Mindset
6 236 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 184 (1.81%) Mobile App
8 176 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 173 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 168 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
11 130 (1.28%) Virtual Team
12 126 (1.24%) Cloud Native
13 118 (1.16%) Social Media
14 109 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
15 108 (1.07%) Smartphone
16 95 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 93 (0.92%) Public Cloud
18 81 (0.80%) Derivative
19 76 (0.75%) Fixed Income
20 72 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 995 (9.81%) Windows
2 903 (8.91%) Linux
3 347 (3.42%) Unix
4 339 (3.34%) Windows Server
5 199 (1.96%) Android
6 156 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 153 (1.51%) Windows 10
8 106 (1.05%) Apple iOS
9 96 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 91 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 55 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 44 (0.43%) CentOS
13 40 (0.39%) Tizen
14 32 (0.32%) Mac OS
15 30 (0.30%) Solaris
16 28 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 26 (0.26%) AIX
17 26 (0.26%) Windows 8
18 24 (0.24%) Mac OS X
19 22 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,406 (43.46%) Problem-Solving
2 3,069 (30.27%) Agile Software Development
3 1,510 (14.89%) Analytics
4 1,367 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
5 1,040 (10.26%) Project Management
6 936 (9.23%) Decision-Making
7 891 (8.79%) Computer Science
8 885 (8.73%) ITIL
9 776 (7.65%) Scrum
10 762 (7.52%) Mathematics
11 760 (7.50%) Software Engineering
12 759 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 741 (7.31%) Data Science
14 739 (7.29%) DevOps
15 718 (7.08%) Analytical Thinking
16 690 (6.81%) Data Analysis
17 674 (6.65%) Visualisation
18 653 (6.44%) SDLC
19 639 (6.30%) Test Automation
20 629 (6.20%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,705 (26.68%) SQL
2 1,399 (13.80%) Python
3 1,121 (11.06%) Java
4 1,077 (10.62%) C#
5 870 (8.58%) JavaScript
6 603 (5.95%) R
7 558 (5.50%) C
8 441 (4.35%) C++
9 433 (4.27%) T-SQL
10 366 (3.61%) PowerShell
11 303 (2.99%) Scala
12 208 (2.05%) Bash Shell
13 204 (2.01%) VBA
14 145 (1.43%) PL/SQL
15 140 (1.38%) TypeScript
16 134 (1.32%) Perl
17 131 (1.29%) PHP
18 129 (1.27%) Ruby
19 111 (1.09%) VB
20 106 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2,211 (21.81%) Degree
2 500 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 312 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 297 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 251 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 191 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 183 (1.80%) CCNA
8 132 (1.30%) ISTQB
9 126 (1.24%) DV Cleared
10 122 (1.20%) Master's Degree
11 119 (1.17%) CISSP
12 118 (1.16%) CCNP
13 103 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
14 102 (1.01%) PhD
15 100 (0.99%) AWS Certification
15 100 (0.99%) PMI Certification
16 95 (0.94%) ISEB
17 90 (0.89%) MCSE
18 87 (0.86%) CISM
19 86 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 558 (5.50%) QA
2 331 (3.26%) Data Quality
3 316 (3.12%) SLA
4 225 (2.22%) GDPR
5 186 (1.83%) PMO
6 172 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 56 (0.55%) NIST
8 52 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 51 (0.50%) PCI DSS
10 48 (0.47%) COBIT
11 46 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 43 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
13 41 (0.40%) HMG Infosec
13 41 (0.40%) JSP 440
14 28 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
15 22 (0.22%) ISO 9001
16 16 (0.16%) IFRS
16 16 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 14 (0.14%) ISO 22301
18 12 (0.12%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 529 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 313 (3.09%) Docker
3 289 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 96 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 71 (0.70%) vSphere
6 67 (0.66%) Apache Flume
7 53 (0.52%) XenApp
8 44 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 43 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 41 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
11 31 (0.31%) VMware NSX
12 28 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 22 (0.22%) Firmware
14 21 (0.21%) HDFS
15 19 (0.19%) vCloud
16 18 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
17 15 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
18 13 (0.13%) XenDesktop
19 12 (0.12%) pfSense
19 12 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 279 (2.75%) Kubernetes
2 146 (1.44%) SCCM
3 128 (1.26%) Ansible
4 122 (1.20%) Terraform
5 101 (1.00%) Puppet
6 84 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
7 69 (0.68%) Oozie
8 59 (0.58%) SCOM
9 45 (0.44%) Nagios
10 43 (0.42%) Nessus
11 40 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
12 37 (0.36%) Kibana
13 35 (0.35%) Consul
14 32 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
15 31 (0.31%) WSUS
16 29 (0.29%) HP ALM
16 29 (0.29%) IBM BigFix
17 26 (0.26%) FortiGate
17 26 (0.26%) Tivoli
18 22 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1,964 (19.37%) Microsoft
2 633 (6.24%) Oracle
3 481 (4.74%) Tableau
4 476 (4.69%) Google
5 434 (4.28%) VMware
6 413 (4.07%) SAP
7 376 (3.71%) Cisco
8 326 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
9 196 (1.93%) Citrix
10 182 (1.80%) HP
11 162 (1.60%) IBM
11 162 (1.60%) Splunk
12 127 (1.25%) Adobe
13 109 (1.08%) Juniper
14 96 (0.95%) ServiceNow
15 85 (0.84%) Dell
16 79 (0.78%) Atlassian
17 78 (0.77%) Informatica
18 76 (0.75%) Apple
19 69 (0.68%) Aruba