Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 25 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 9,272 12,051 14,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.44% 7.99% 8.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.05% 20.06% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6,860 8,984 9,466
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,295 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,775 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,812 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.38% +4.87% +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 48,680 60,069 67,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.04% 39.81% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 37,424 46,434 50,888
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £54,111 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.07% +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 6 December 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 6 December 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 4,070 £60,000 - 522
South East 0 1,564 £47,500 +3.26% 302
North of England +2 1,342 £42,500 - 330
Midlands 0 899 £42,000 +5.00% 228
North West 0 780 £44,000 +3.53% 185
East of England +2 704 £47,500 +11.76% 146
South West -8 665 £45,000 +4.98% 149
West Midlands +1 619 £41,500 +6.41% 136
Yorkshire -1 461 £42,000 +1.51% 106
East Midlands 0 277 £42,500 -5.56% 92
North East -2 101 £37,600 -12.71% 39
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 4,091 (44.12%) Problem-Solving
2 2,785 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
3 2,425 (26.15%) SQL
4 2,278 (24.57%) Finance
5 1,864 (20.10%) Microsoft
6 1,799 (19.40%) Degree
7 1,445 (15.58%) Analytics
8 1,276 (13.76%) Python
9 1,244 (13.42%) Business Intelligence
10 1,142 (12.32%) SQL Server
11 1,084 (11.69%) Azure
12 1,032 (11.13%) C#
13 962 (10.38%) Java
14 961 (10.36%) Project Management
15 959 (10.34%) Windows
16 949 (10.24%) JavaScript
17 910 (9.81%) Linux
18 904 (9.75%) .NET
19 858 (9.25%) AWS
20 844 (9.10%) Computer Science
21 839 (9.05%) Decision-Making
22 819 (8.83%) Microsoft Excel
23 789 (8.51%) Scrum
24 774 (8.35%) ITIL
25 733 (7.91%) Marketing
26 728 (7.85%) DevOps
27 709 (7.65%) Self-Motivation
27 709 (7.65%) Analytical Thinking
28 705 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
29 686 (7.40%) HTML

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
1 326 (3.52%) Apache Spark
2 250 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 202 (2.18%) Confluence
4 140 (1.51%) IIS
5 138 (1.49%) SAS
6 131 (1.41%) Apache
7 120 (1.29%) CMS
8 73 (0.79%) MS Exchange
9 57 (0.61%) Skype for Business
10 53 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
11 44 (0.47%) nginx
12 42 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 37 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
13 37 (0.40%) Tomcat
14 34 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
15 31 (0.33%) WebLogic
15 31 (0.33%) WebSphere
16 29 (0.31%) WordPress
17 25 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
18 23 (0.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 819 (8.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 581 (6.27%) Microsoft Office
3 254 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 126 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 89 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
6 64 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 54 (0.58%) SPSS
8 34 (0.37%) Sketch
9 23 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 22 (0.24%) InVision
11 17 (0.18%) Zeplin
12 11 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
13 10 (0.11%) Chatbot
14 9 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
14 9 (0.097%) Figma
14 9 (0.097%) Marvel
14 9 (0.097%) Stata
15 8 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 7 (0.075%) Gephi
17 5 (0.054%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 119 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 27 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
5 24 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 19 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 18 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 18 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 16 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 15 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
10 14 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
10 14 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
11 13 (0.14%) HFM
11 13 (0.14%) Magento
11 13 (0.14%) SAP CO
11 13 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
12 11 (0.12%) Documaker
12 11 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
13 10 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,084 (11.69%) Azure
2 858 (9.25%) AWS
3 641 (6.91%) Power Platform
4 408 (4.40%) Office 365
5 360 (3.88%) SaaS
6 268 (2.89%) GCP
7 170 (1.83%) PaaS
8 137 (1.48%) Google Analytics
9 126 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
10 124 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
11 93 (1.00%) IaaS
12 57 (0.61%) Amazon S3
13 55 (0.59%) GitHub
14 49 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
15 48 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
15 48 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 47 (0.51%) PowerApps
17 46 (0.50%) Serverless
18 41 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
18 41 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 382 (4.12%) Firewall
2 254 (2.74%) Internet
3 246 (2.65%) LAN
4 244 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 242 (2.61%) DNS
6 220 (2.37%) WAN
7 181 (1.95%) Network Security
8 170 (1.83%) DHCP
9 138 (1.49%) VPN
10 131 (1.41%) Wireless
11 109 (1.18%) VoIP
12 84 (0.91%) BGP
13 78 (0.84%) OSPF
14 70 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
15 65 (0.70%) Skype
15 65 (0.70%) VLAN
16 64 (0.69%) MPLS
17 63 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
18 60 (0.65%) HTTP
19 59 (0.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,142 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 622 (6.71%) Power BI
3 589 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
4 521 (5.62%) Big Data
5 389 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 365 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 333 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 268 (2.89%) Hadoop
9 262 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 237 (2.56%) MySQL
11 204 (2.20%) NoSQL
12 166 (1.79%) Apache Hive
12 166 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
13 145 (1.56%) QlikView
14 134 (1.45%) Data Mining
15 107 (1.15%) MongoDB
16 97 (1.05%) Oracle Database
17 95 (1.02%) Data Lake
18 94 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
19 89 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 587 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 525 (5.66%) JIRA
3 226 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 194 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 191 (2.06%) Selenium
6 142 (1.53%) Visual Studio
7 108 (1.16%) Bitbucket
8 90 (0.97%) Cucumber
9 72 (0.78%) WebDriver
10 67 (0.72%) Maven
11 61 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 56 (0.60%) JUnit
13 54 (0.58%) webpack
14 50 (0.54%) Bitbucket Server
15 49 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 46 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
17 45 (0.49%) Subversion
18 44 (0.47%) JMeter
19 43 (0.46%) git-flow
20 42 (0.45%) Postman
General
1 2,278 (24.57%) Finance
2 733 (7.91%) Marketing
3 614 (6.62%) Retail
4 542 (5.85%) Banking
5 317 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 281 (3.03%) Public Sector
7 259 (2.79%) Manufacturing
8 197 (2.12%) Legal
9 149 (1.61%) Advertising
9 149 (1.61%) Games
9 149 (1.61%) Law
10 107 (1.15%) Front Office
11 103 (1.11%) Automotive
12 101 (1.09%) Aerospace
13 97 (1.05%) Electronics
14 84 (0.91%) Investment Banking
15 76 (0.82%) Publishing
16 69 (0.74%) Financial Institution
17 59 (0.64%) Billing
18 56 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,189 (23.61%) Analyst
2 1,692 (18.25%) Developer
3 630 (6.79%) Architect
4 594 (6.41%) Business Analyst
5 457 (4.93%) Consultant
6 337 (3.63%) Data Analyst
7 256 (2.76%) Project Manager
8 254 (2.74%) Senior Developer
8 254 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
9 241 (2.60%) Software Engineer
10 234 (2.52%) Data Scientist
11 229 (2.47%) Junior
12 227 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
13 224 (2.42%) Support Analyst
14 223 (2.41%) .NET Developer
15 216 (2.33%) Graduate
16 194 (2.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 193 (2.08%) Data Engineer
18 186 (2.01%) Software Developer
19 185 (2.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 904 (9.75%) .NET
2 686 (7.40%) HTML
3 573 (6.18%) CSS
4 413 (4.45%) Web Services
5 339 (3.66%) ASP.NET
6 329 (3.55%) AngularJS
7 240 (2.59%) Node.js
8 237 (2.56%) XML
9 222 (2.39%) REST
10 221 (2.38%) React
11 201 (2.17%) HTML5
12 198 (2.14%) jQuery
13 191 (2.06%) Kafka
14 154 (1.66%) SOAP
15 149 (1.61%) JSON
16 145 (1.56%) .NET Framework
17 126 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
17 126 (1.36%) Spring
18 125 (1.35%) RESTful
19 114 (1.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 709 (7.65%) Self-Motivation
2 593 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 481 (5.19%) User Experience
4 328 (3.54%) Algorithms
5 243 (2.62%) Analytical Mindset
6 213 (2.30%) Data Centre
7 202 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
8 180 (1.94%) Data Structures
8 180 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 176 (1.90%) Mobile App
10 129 (1.39%) Cloud Native
11 116 (1.25%) Virtual Team
12 110 (1.19%) Social Media
13 109 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
14 94 (1.01%) Public Cloud
15 91 (0.98%) Derivative
16 85 (0.92%) Smartphone
17 77 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 66 (0.71%) Blog
19 65 (0.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 959 (10.34%) Windows
2 910 (9.81%) Linux
3 380 (4.10%) Unix
4 303 (3.27%) Windows Server
5 169 (1.82%) Android
6 137 (1.48%) Windows 10
7 115 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 114 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 92 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 81 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 56 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 38 (0.41%) CentOS
13 37 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (0.33%) Tizen
15 30 (0.32%) Solaris
16 27 (0.29%) Mac OS
17 21 (0.23%) HPUX
18 20 (0.22%) Windows 8
19 19 (0.20%) AIX
20 18 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,091 (44.12%) Problem-Solving
2 2,785 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
3 1,445 (15.58%) Analytics
4 1,244 (13.42%) Business Intelligence
5 961 (10.36%) Project Management
6 844 (9.10%) Computer Science
7 839 (9.05%) Decision-Making
8 789 (8.51%) Scrum
9 774 (8.35%) ITIL
10 728 (7.85%) DevOps
11 709 (7.65%) Analytical Thinking
12 705 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 655 (7.06%) Visualisation
14 628 (6.77%) Data Science
15 619 (6.68%) Software Engineering
16 611 (6.59%) SDLC
17 604 (6.51%) Mathematics
18 574 (6.19%) Test Automation
19 557 (6.01%) Machine Learning
20 547 (5.90%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2,425 (26.15%) SQL
2 1,276 (13.76%) Python
3 1,032 (11.13%) C#
4 962 (10.38%) Java
5 949 (10.24%) JavaScript
6 466 (5.03%) R
7 445 (4.80%) C
8 401 (4.32%) T-SQL
9 362 (3.90%) C++
10 253 (2.73%) PowerShell
11 226 (2.44%) TypeScript
12 190 (2.05%) Scala
13 184 (1.98%) Bash Shell
14 179 (1.93%) VBA
15 160 (1.73%) PHP
16 140 (1.51%) PL/SQL
17 125 (1.35%) Ruby
18 123 (1.33%) VB.NET
19 112 (1.21%) Perl
20 87 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,799 (19.40%) Degree
2 417 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 299 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 273 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 234 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
6 183 (1.97%) CCNA
7 175 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 147 (1.59%) ISTQB
9 131 (1.41%) Master's Degree
10 118 (1.27%) CISSP
11 112 (1.21%) PhD
12 110 (1.19%) ISEB
13 102 (1.10%) CCNP
14 100 (1.08%) DV Cleared
15 87 (0.94%) PMI Certification
16 84 (0.91%) CISM
17 83 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
18 82 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
19 78 (0.84%) MCSE
20 76 (0.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 489 (5.27%) QA
2 305 (3.29%) Data Quality
3 271 (2.92%) SLA
4 176 (1.90%) GDPR
5 174 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 123 (1.33%) PMO
7 55 (0.59%) NIST
8 52 (0.56%) PCI DSS
9 46 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 43 (0.46%) COBIT
11 42 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
12 26 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 26 (0.28%) IFRS
13 22 (0.24%) IFRS 9
14 21 (0.23%) HMG Infosec
14 21 (0.23%) JSP 440
15 15 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 14 (0.15%) Basel II
17 13 (0.14%) GAMP
17 13 (0.14%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 481 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 311 (3.35%) Docker
3 256 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 84 (0.91%) vSphere
6 67 (0.72%) Apache Flume
7 42 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 35 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
10 33 (0.36%) XenApp
11 30 (0.32%) Firmware
12 29 (0.31%) HDFS
13 28 (0.30%) VMware NSX
14 20 (0.22%) Terminal Services
15 19 (0.20%) vCloud
16 18 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 15 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
18 11 (0.12%) Job Entry Subsystem
18 11 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
19 9 (0.097%) etcd
Systems Management
1 258 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 144 (1.55%) Terraform
3 125 (1.35%) Ansible
4 108 (1.16%) SCCM
5 96 (1.04%) Puppet
6 95 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 68 (0.73%) Oozie
8 54 (0.58%) Kibana
9 40 (0.43%) WSUS
10 38 (0.41%) Consul
10 38 (0.41%) Nagios
11 35 (0.38%) Nessus
12 34 (0.37%) HP ALM
13 33 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
14 30 (0.32%) logstash
15 29 (0.31%) SCOM
16 25 (0.27%) FortiGate
16 25 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
17 24 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
18 21 (0.23%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 1,864 (20.10%) Microsoft
2 575 (6.20%) Oracle
3 459 (4.95%) Tableau
4 409 (4.41%) Google
4 409 (4.41%) VMware
5 366 (3.95%) Cisco
6 315 (3.40%) SAP
7 281 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
8 165 (1.78%) HP
9 159 (1.71%) Citrix
10 128 (1.38%) Adobe
11 124 (1.34%) Splunk
12 116 (1.25%) IBM
13 107 (1.15%) Juniper
14 97 (1.05%) WorldPay
15 70 (0.75%) Atlassian
16 66 (0.71%) Apple
17 65 (0.70%) ServiceNow
18 59 (0.64%) Red Hat
19 52 (0.56%) Cognos