Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 25 27
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 4,522 8,402 10,762
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.80% 7.37% 7.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.30% 18.99% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,055 6,522 8,126
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £84,600 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,995
% change year-on-year - +0.01% +5.25%

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 26,140 44,252 55,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.29% 38.80% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19,761 34,704 43,229
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,413 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 2021. 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 -7 1,838 £62,500 +3.31% 352
North of England +7 830 £47,500 +11.76% 189
South East -1 818 £50,000 - 219
North West +9 550 £50,000 +17.65% 107
Midlands -6 447 £42,500 -1.16% 121
South West -11 311 £40,000 -1.23% 73
West Midlands -6 301 £45,000 +5.88% 76
East of England -1 233 £37,500 -21.05% 81
Yorkshire -21 224 £41,500 -3.49% 51
East Midlands -9 146 £39,000 -13.33% 43
North East -13 56 £43,750 +16.51% 31
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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 1,675 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
2 1,360 (30.08%) SQL
3 1,339 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
4 1,128 (24.94%) Finance
5 982 (21.72%) Degree
6 879 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 835 (18.47%) Analytics
8 748 (16.54%) Azure
9 723 (15.99%) Business Intelligence
10 643 (14.22%) Python
11 606 (13.40%) JavaScript
12 596 (13.18%) SQL Server
13 556 (12.30%) Java
14 524 (11.59%) Windows
15 491 (10.86%) C#
16 489 (10.81%) Computer Science
17 473 (10.46%) .NET
18 450 (9.95%) Analytical Thinking
19 448 (9.91%) DevOps
20 443 (9.80%) Linux
21 441 (9.75%) Scrum
22 429 (9.49%) Marketing
23 422 (9.33%) Power Platform
24 421 (9.31%) HTML
25 407 (9.00%) CSS
26 402 (8.89%) Project Management
27 400 (8.85%) Power BI
28 367 (8.12%) Microsoft Excel
29 354 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
30 351 (7.76%) User Experience

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
1 174 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 129 (2.85%) Confluence
3 75 (1.66%) Apache Spark
4 58 (1.28%) Apache
4 58 (1.28%) CMS
5 43 (0.95%) IIS
6 41 (0.91%) MS Exchange
7 38 (0.84%) SAS
8 33 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
9 25 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (0.33%) WordPress
12 13 (0.29%) nginx
13 11 (0.24%) Apache Pig
13 11 (0.24%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.24%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.22%) Drupal
15 9 (0.20%) JBoss
15 9 (0.20%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 367 (8.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 315 (6.97%) Microsoft Office
3 109 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 95 (2.10%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
5 35 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 23 (0.51%) InVision
7 19 (0.42%) SPSS
8 18 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.40%) Sketch
9 13 (0.29%) Simulink
10 12 (0.27%) Figma
11 10 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
12 9 (0.20%) Stata
13 7 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 6 (0.13%) Gephi
15 4 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
16 3 (0.066%) Chatbot
16 3 (0.066%) InfoPath
16 3 (0.066%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 78 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 13 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.24%) Magento
6 11 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 11 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 5 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.11%) Shopify
8 5 (0.11%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.088%) Eloqua
9 4 (0.088%) HFM
9 4 (0.088%) MoSes
9 4 (0.088%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 748 (16.54%) Azure
2 422 (9.33%) Power Platform
3 338 (7.47%) AWS
4 223 (4.93%) Microsoft 365
5 206 (4.56%) SaaS
6 112 (2.48%) GCP
7 103 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 91 (2.01%) PaaS
9 78 (1.72%) Azure Data Factory
9 78 (1.72%) Google Analytics
10 46 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
11 43 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
11 43 (0.95%) Serverless
12 39 (0.86%) PowerApps
13 37 (0.82%) GitHub
14 32 (0.71%) IaaS
15 29 (0.64%) Google Tag Manager
16 26 (0.57%) npm
17 25 (0.55%) Apigee
18 23 (0.51%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 208 (4.60%) Firewall
2 117 (2.59%) DNS
3 87 (1.92%) VPN
4 70 (1.55%) Network Security
4 70 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 63 (1.39%) LAN
6 60 (1.33%) VoIP
7 57 (1.26%) Internet
7 57 (1.26%) WAN
8 50 (1.11%) SSL
9 43 (0.95%) DHCP
10 41 (0.91%) HTTP
11 39 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
12 38 (0.84%) VLAN
13 36 (0.80%) BGP
14 34 (0.75%) OSPF
15 30 (0.66%) SAN
16 26 (0.57%) FTP
17 25 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
17 25 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 596 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 400 (8.85%) Power BI
3 296 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
4 270 (5.97%) Tableau
5 234 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 233 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 198 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 158 (3.49%) Big Data
9 150 (3.32%) MySQL
10 137 (3.03%) NoSQL
11 91 (2.01%) Data Lake
12 82 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 81 (1.79%) Data Mining
14 62 (1.37%) MongoDB
15 60 (1.33%) Hadoop
16 58 (1.28%) QlikView
17 54 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
18 42 (0.93%) OLAP
19 40 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
20 39 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 273 (6.04%) Git (software)
2 246 (5.44%) JIRA
3 120 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 88 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 78 (1.72%) Selenium
6 72 (1.59%) Visual Studio
7 56 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
8 44 (0.97%) Bitbucket
9 39 (0.86%) TeamCity
10 37 (0.82%) Maven
11 32 (0.71%) Cucumber
12 30 (0.66%) GitLab
12 30 (0.66%) JMeter
13 29 (0.64%) JUnit
13 29 (0.64%) Subversion
14 28 (0.62%) gulp
15 26 (0.57%) SpecFlow
16 25 (0.55%) Gradle
17 23 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 22 (0.49%) Mocha
General
1 1,128 (24.94%) Finance
2 429 (9.49%) Marketing
3 188 (4.16%) Retail
4 182 (4.02%) Banking
5 152 (3.36%) Public Sector
6 122 (2.70%) Law
7 113 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 111 (2.45%) Telecoms
9 110 (2.43%) Legal
10 85 (1.88%) Back Office
11 76 (1.68%) Financial Institution
12 68 (1.50%) Electronics
13 64 (1.42%) Front Office
14 51 (1.13%) Advertising
15 48 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
16 45 (1.00%) Games
17 33 (0.73%) Publishing
18 32 (0.71%) French Language
19 30 (0.66%) Automotive
19 30 (0.66%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,051 (23.24%) Developer
2 1,044 (23.09%) Analyst
3 244 (5.40%) Business Analyst
4 214 (4.73%) Data Analyst
5 198 (4.38%) Architect
6 178 (3.94%) Senior Developer
7 175 (3.87%) .NET Developer
8 163 (3.60%) Consultant
9 161 (3.56%) Software Engineer
10 139 (3.07%) Software Developer
11 130 (2.87%) C# Developer
12 129 (2.85%) Graduate
13 123 (2.72%) Data Engineer
14 121 (2.68%) Java Developer
15 118 (2.61%) Support Analyst
16 117 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
17 105 (2.32%) C# .NET Developer
18 104 (2.30%) Data Scientist
19 101 (2.23%) Junior
20 95 (2.10%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (10.46%) .NET
2 421 (9.31%) HTML
3 407 (9.00%) CSS
4 218 (4.82%) .NET Core
5 207 (4.58%) React
6 200 (4.42%) Web Services
7 197 (4.36%) AngularJS
8 186 (4.11%) ASP.NET
9 159 (3.52%) REST
10 144 (3.18%) .NET Framework
10 144 (3.18%) jQuery
11 130 (2.87%) HTML5
12 126 (2.79%) Node.js
13 114 (2.52%) Spring
14 98 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 93 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
16 87 (1.92%) XML
17 82 (1.81%) Entity Framework
18 76 (1.68%) RESTful
19 74 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 351 (7.76%) User Experience
2 288 (6.37%) Management Information System
3 239 (5.29%) Self-Motivation
4 166 (3.67%) Analytical Mindset
5 105 (2.32%) Mobile App
6 100 (2.21%) Algorithms
7 98 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 91 (2.01%) Data Structures
9 76 (1.68%) Data Centre
10 70 (1.55%) Virtual Team
11 62 (1.37%) N-Tier
12 52 (1.15%) Reinsurance
13 51 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
14 43 (0.95%) Hedge funds
15 42 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
16 38 (0.84%) Replication
17 37 (0.82%) NHS
17 37 (0.82%) SWIFT
18 34 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 33 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 524 (11.59%) Windows
2 443 (9.80%) Linux
3 152 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 139 (3.07%) Unix
5 59 (1.30%) Windows 10
6 51 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
9 41 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 28 (0.62%) Android
11 27 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 19 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
13 15 (0.33%) Solaris
14 13 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (0.24%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.15%) Debian
17 5 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.11%) SUSE
18 4 (0.088%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,675 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
2 1,339 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
3 835 (18.47%) Analytics
4 723 (15.99%) Business Intelligence
5 489 (10.81%) Computer Science
6 450 (9.95%) Analytical Thinking
7 448 (9.91%) DevOps
8 441 (9.75%) Scrum
9 402 (8.89%) Project Management
10 354 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 345 (7.63%) Data Analysis
12 341 (7.54%) Decision-Making
13 340 (7.52%) Software Engineering
14 326 (7.21%) Visualisation
15 312 (6.90%) Mathematics
16 284 (6.28%) ITIL
16 284 (6.28%) Test Automation
17 279 (6.17%) Data Modelling
18 277 (6.13%) Data Science
19 273 (6.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,360 (30.08%) SQL
2 643 (14.22%) Python
3 606 (13.40%) JavaScript
4 556 (12.30%) Java
5 491 (10.86%) C#
6 173 (3.83%) R
7 169 (3.74%) PowerShell
8 165 (3.65%) T-SQL
9 149 (3.30%) C++
10 144 (3.18%) PHP
11 135 (2.99%) C
12 90 (1.99%) TypeScript
13 84 (1.86%) Bash Shell
14 81 (1.79%) Perl
15 67 (1.48%) VBA
16 62 (1.37%) Scala
17 59 (1.30%) Shell Script
18 58 (1.28%) Go
19 53 (1.17%) PL/SQL
20 52 (1.15%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 982 (21.72%) Degree
2 225 (4.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 209 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 152 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 110 (2.43%) CISSP
6 101 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
7 86 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 64 (1.42%) CCNP
9 60 (1.33%) CCNA
10 59 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
11 58 (1.28%) PhD
12 54 (1.19%) CISM
13 50 (1.11%) DV Cleared
13 50 (1.11%) ISTQB
14 48 (1.06%) ISEB
14 48 (1.06%) MCSE
15 46 (1.02%) Master's Degree
16 35 (0.77%) MCSA
17 33 (0.73%) CRISC
18 27 (0.60%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (6.63%) QA
2 179 (3.96%) Data Quality
3 160 (3.54%) GDPR
4 112 (2.48%) SLA
5 94 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 73 (1.61%) NIST
7 46 (1.02%) PMO
8 16 (0.35%) GMP
9 15 (0.33%) PCI DSS
10 13 (0.29%) COBIT
11 8 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.18%) GxP
11 8 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.18%) NCSC
11 8 (0.18%) Solvency II
12 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 6 (0.13%) GAMP
14 5 (0.11%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 233 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 204 (4.51%) Docker
3 145 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 41 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (0.57%) vSphere
7 23 (0.51%) Firmware
8 21 (0.46%) VMware NSX
9 20 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
10 18 (0.40%) XenApp
11 13 (0.29%) KVM
12 11 (0.24%) Xen
13 9 (0.20%) BitLocker
14 8 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (0.15%) Apache Flume
15 7 (0.15%) HDFS
15 7 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (0.13%) iptables
16 6 (0.13%) Kamailio
16 6 (0.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 166 (3.67%) Kubernetes
2 117 (2.59%) Terraform
3 60 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 57 (1.26%) Ansible
5 55 (1.22%) SCCM
6 45 (1.00%) Puppet
7 20 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 18 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
9 15 (0.33%) SCOM
9 15 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (0.31%) Kibana
11 13 (0.29%) WSUS
12 12 (0.27%) Nagios
13 10 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
13 10 (0.22%) vCenter Server
13 10 (0.22%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.18%) CSIRT
14 8 (0.18%) HAProxy
15 7 (0.15%) Grafana
15 7 (0.15%) vMotion
Vendors
1 879 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 212 (4.69%) Oracle
3 185 (4.09%) VMware
4 180 (3.98%) Google
5 126 (2.79%) SAP
6 107 (2.37%) Cisco
7 100 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
8 85 (1.88%) Databricks
9 62 (1.37%) IBM
10 56 (1.24%) Nintex
11 55 (1.22%) Red Hat
12 53 (1.17%) Informatica
13 50 (1.11%) Citrix
14 46 (1.02%) Atlassian
15 43 (0.95%) Adobe
16 41 (0.91%) Splunk
17 38 (0.84%) Alteryx
17 38 (0.84%) HP
18 37 (0.82%) ServiceNow
19 35 (0.77%) SolarWinds