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

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 24 26
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 5,361 10,909 13,335
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 7.37% 8.08% 8.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.68% 20.48% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,091 7,740 9,774
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,558
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +0.89% +10.13%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,975 £26,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 28,701 53,278 64,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.44% 39.48% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22,344 40,255 49,916
Median annual salary £55,412 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,775 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -6 2,457 £62,500 +4.17% 155
South East +3 967 £50,500 +12.22% 65
North of England -4 787 £42,500 +0.59% 89
Midlands -1 502 £45,000 +12.50% 56
North West -3 433 £45,000 - 45
West Midlands -1 357 £44,000 +10.00% 36
South West -4 335 £40,000 -11.11% 49
East of England 0 305 £45,000 +5.88% 28
Yorkshire +25 261 £42,500 +6.25% 23
East Midlands -7 140 £48,750 +30.00% 20
North East -2 93 £36,500 -2.67% 21
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2,269 (42.32%) Problem-Solving
2 1,650 (30.78%) SQL
3 1,641 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
4 1,380 (25.74%) Finance
5 1,318 (24.58%) Degree
6 1,059 (19.75%) Analytics
7 1,004 (18.73%) Microsoft
8 896 (16.71%) Business Intelligence
9 864 (16.12%) SQL Server
10 861 (16.06%) Python
11 730 (13.62%) Azure
12 634 (11.83%) Windows
13 618 (11.53%) Project Management
14 593 (11.06%) C#
15 591 (11.02%) JavaScript
16 559 (10.43%) Java
17 544 (10.15%) .NET
18 522 (9.74%) Computer Science
19 497 (9.27%) Oracle
20 492 (9.18%) Linux
21 489 (9.12%) Data Analysis
22 484 (9.03%) HTML
23 483 (9.01%) DevOps
24 468 (8.73%) ITIL
25 454 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
26 450 (8.39%) ETL
27 447 (8.34%) AWS
28 441 (8.23%) Tableau
29 429 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
30 426 (7.95%) Scrum

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
1 140 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 135 (2.52%) Apache Spark
3 134 (2.50%) Confluence
4 85 (1.59%) Apache
5 77 (1.44%) SAS
6 75 (1.40%) CMS
7 72 (1.34%) IIS
8 69 (1.29%) MS Exchange
9 58 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
10 31 (0.58%) Jupyter
11 30 (0.56%) Skype for Business
12 28 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
13 21 (0.39%) Tomcat
14 19 (0.35%) EPiServer
15 16 (0.30%) nginx
15 16 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
15 16 (0.30%) WebSphere
16 15 (0.28%) JBoss
17 11 (0.21%) Drupal
17 11 (0.21%) Luigi
Applications
1 429 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 305 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
3 127 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 84 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 75 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
6 39 (0.73%) SPSS
7 21 (0.39%) Sketch
8 17 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.24%) InVision
10 12 (0.22%) Photoshop
11 8 (0.15%) Adobe XD
11 8 (0.15%) Zeplin
12 5 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.093%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.075%) Notepad++
13 4 (0.075%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.075%) Simulink
14 3 (0.056%) EViews
14 3 (0.056%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 68 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.47%) Magento
3 24 (0.45%) Shopify
4 21 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 20 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
6 19 (0.35%) assyst
7 15 (0.28%) SAP BPC
8 14 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
9 11 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.21%) Workday HCM
10 10 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
10 10 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
10 10 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 9 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 9 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
12 7 (0.13%) R3 Corda
12 7 (0.13%) SAP CRM
12 7 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 730 (13.62%) Azure
2 447 (8.34%) AWS
3 408 (7.61%) Power Platform
4 282 (5.26%) Office 365
5 141 (2.63%) SaaS
6 127 (2.37%) GCP
7 85 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
8 72 (1.34%) Serverless
9 71 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
10 59 (1.10%) Google Analytics
11 57 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
11 57 (1.06%) GitHub
12 50 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
12 50 (0.93%) PaaS
13 40 (0.75%) IaaS
14 36 (0.67%) PowerApps
15 32 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
16 31 (0.58%) Amazon S3
17 25 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
17 25 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 174 (3.25%) Firewall
2 134 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 118 (2.20%) WAN
4 115 (2.15%) LAN
5 109 (2.03%) DNS
6 108 (2.01%) Internet
7 82 (1.53%) VPN
8 75 (1.40%) DHCP
8 75 (1.40%) Network Security
9 57 (1.06%) Wireless
10 53 (0.99%) VoIP
11 51 (0.95%) Skype
12 48 (0.90%) SAN
13 46 (0.86%) HTTP
14 40 (0.75%) VLAN
15 35 (0.65%) BGP
15 35 (0.65%) MPLS
16 34 (0.63%) SSL
17 28 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
17 28 (0.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 864 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 382 (7.13%) Power BI
3 378 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
4 289 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 280 (5.22%) Data Lake
6 272 (5.07%) Big Data
7 213 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 199 (3.71%) Relational Database
9 149 (2.78%) MySQL
10 140 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 137 (2.56%) NoSQL
12 115 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
13 111 (2.07%) Hadoop
14 106 (1.98%) MongoDB
15 93 (1.73%) OLAP
16 87 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
17 83 (1.55%) RDBMS
18 78 (1.45%) QlikView
19 75 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
20 66 (1.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 328 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 321 (5.99%) JIRA
3 160 (2.98%) Jenkins
4 94 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 94 (1.75%) Visual Studio
5 82 (1.53%) Selenium
6 58 (1.08%) Cucumber
7 57 (1.06%) Bitbucket
8 47 (0.88%) Subversion
9 40 (0.75%) Maven
10 39 (0.73%) JUnit
10 39 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
11 33 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 33 (0.62%) webpack
12 32 (0.60%) NUnit
13 31 (0.58%) SpecFlow
14 30 (0.56%) TeamCity
15 28 (0.52%) Postman
15 28 (0.52%) WebDriver
16 26 (0.48%) SoapUI
General
1 1,380 (25.74%) Finance
2 415 (7.74%) Marketing
3 268 (5.00%) Retail
4 264 (4.92%) Legal
5 238 (4.44%) Banking
6 156 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 133 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 111 (2.07%) Law
9 93 (1.73%) Back Office
10 87 (1.62%) Public Sector
11 85 (1.59%) Front Office
12 64 (1.19%) Games
13 56 (1.04%) Electronics
14 47 (0.88%) Advertising
15 45 (0.84%) Financial Institution
16 40 (0.75%) Investment Banking
17 39 (0.73%) Aerospace
18 37 (0.69%) Military
19 36 (0.67%) Automotive
20 33 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,311 (24.45%) Analyst
2 1,009 (18.82%) Developer
3 342 (6.38%) Data Analyst
4 335 (6.25%) Architect
5 296 (5.52%) Business Analyst
6 214 (3.99%) Senior Analyst
7 191 (3.56%) Consultant
8 188 (3.51%) Software Engineer
9 175 (3.26%) Senior Developer
10 167 (3.12%) Data Engineer
11 148 (2.76%) Project Manager
12 140 (2.61%) Support Analyst
13 132 (2.46%) Software Developer
13 132 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
14 123 (2.29%) Administrator
15 119 (2.22%) Product Manager
16 118 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 108 (2.01%) Junior
18 103 (1.92%) .NET Developer
18 103 (1.92%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 544 (10.15%) .NET
2 484 (9.03%) HTML
3 363 (6.77%) CSS
4 269 (5.02%) Web Services
5 258 (4.81%) AngularJS
6 173 (3.23%) XML
7 162 (3.02%) REST
8 150 (2.80%) jQuery
9 148 (2.76%) ASP.NET
10 131 (2.44%) React
11 124 (2.31%) HTML5
12 119 (2.22%) .NET Framework
13 108 (2.01%) Kafka
14 105 (1.96%) JSON
15 98 (1.83%) RESTful
16 84 (1.57%) SOAP
17 81 (1.51%) Node.js
18 79 (1.47%) Spring
19 71 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
20 70 (1.31%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 351 (6.55%) Self-Motivation
2 342 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 283 (5.28%) User Experience
4 172 (3.21%) Analytical Mindset
5 121 (2.26%) Data Structures
6 118 (2.20%) Algorithms
7 117 (2.18%) Mobile App
8 80 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
9 79 (1.47%) Data Centre
10 71 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 66 (1.23%) Hedge funds
12 57 (1.06%) Driving Licence
13 51 (0.95%) Reinsurance
13 51 (0.95%) Replication
14 50 (0.93%) Cloud Native
15 49 (0.91%) Social Media
16 44 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 43 (0.80%) Derivative
17 43 (0.80%) Public Cloud
18 38 (0.71%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 634 (11.83%) Windows
2 492 (9.18%) Linux
3 196 (3.66%) Unix
4 168 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 123 (2.29%) Windows 10
6 90 (1.68%) Android
7 74 (1.38%) Apple iOS
8 68 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 48 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 42 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (0.47%) CentOS
13 24 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 19 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
15 17 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 16 (0.30%) Solaris
17 15 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (0.22%) AIX
19 10 (0.19%) Fedora
20 9 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,269 (42.32%) Problem-Solving
2 1,641 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 1,059 (19.75%) Analytics
4 896 (16.71%) Business Intelligence
5 618 (11.53%) Project Management
6 522 (9.74%) Computer Science
7 489 (9.12%) Data Analysis
8 483 (9.01%) DevOps
9 468 (8.73%) ITIL
10 454 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 450 (8.39%) ETL
12 426 (7.95%) Scrum
13 422 (7.87%) Software Engineering
14 415 (7.74%) Data Analytics
15 398 (7.42%) Visualisation
16 368 (6.86%) Decision-Making
17 366 (6.83%) SDLC
18 357 (6.66%) Data Modelling
19 354 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
20 343 (6.40%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1,650 (30.78%) SQL
2 861 (16.06%) Python
3 593 (11.06%) C#
4 591 (11.02%) JavaScript
5 559 (10.43%) Java
6 246 (4.59%) C++
7 222 (4.14%) R
8 214 (3.99%) C
9 209 (3.90%) PowerShell
10 203 (3.79%) T-SQL
11 136 (2.54%) PHP
12 111 (2.07%) TypeScript
13 103 (1.92%) Bash Shell
14 101 (1.88%) VBA
15 95 (1.77%) Scala
16 79 (1.47%) PL/SQL
17 62 (1.16%) Shell Script
18 53 (0.99%) VB
19 49 (0.91%) Kotlin
20 48 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,318 (24.58%) Degree
2 247 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 236 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 146 (2.72%) SC Cleared
5 112 (2.09%) Master's Degree
6 100 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
7 96 (1.79%) CISSP
8 77 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 63 (1.18%) DV Cleared
10 59 (1.10%) CCNA
11 58 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
12 54 (1.01%) PMI Certification
13 53 (0.99%) PhD
14 51 (0.95%) CISM
15 50 (0.93%) MCSE
16 47 (0.88%) ISTQB
17 41 (0.76%) AWS Certification
18 40 (0.75%) ISEB
19 38 (0.71%) PMP
20 34 (0.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 338 (6.30%) QA
2 149 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 134 (2.50%) SLA
4 100 (1.87%) GDPR
5 94 (1.75%) GAAP
6 83 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 51 (0.95%) NIST
8 50 (0.93%) PMO
9 38 (0.71%) PCI DSS
10 28 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 27 (0.50%) COBIT
12 18 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
13 13 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
13 13 (0.24%) GxP
14 11 (0.21%) ISO 9001
15 9 (0.17%) SEPA
16 8 (0.15%) ISO 22301
17 7 (0.13%) MiFID
18 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 6 (0.11%) TARGET2
System Software
1 242 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 207 (3.86%) Docker
3 165 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 53 (0.99%) vSphere
6 41 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (0.56%) XenApp
8 25 (0.47%) Firmware
9 13 (0.24%) BitLocker
10 10 (0.19%) Apache Flume
11 9 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.17%) Xen
12 8 (0.15%) NFS
12 8 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (0.13%) HDFS
13 7 (0.13%) KVM
13 7 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.13%) Samba
13 7 (0.13%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 134 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 71 (1.32%) Ansible
2 71 (1.32%) SCCM
3 68 (1.27%) Terraform
4 31 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
5 28 (0.52%) Puppet
6 25 (0.47%) Kibana
7 21 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (0.35%) HP ALM
9 18 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
10 17 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 16 (0.30%) Nagios
12 15 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
13 14 (0.26%) vCenter Server
14 12 (0.22%) Tivoli
14 12 (0.22%) WSUS
14 12 (0.22%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.21%) Oozie
16 9 (0.17%) logstash
16 9 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1,004 (18.73%) Microsoft
2 497 (9.27%) Oracle
3 441 (8.23%) Tableau
4 199 (3.71%) Teradata
5 195 (3.64%) VMware
6 194 (3.62%) Blue Prism
7 191 (3.56%) UiPath
8 190 (3.54%) Alteryx
9 188 (3.51%) Automation Anywhere
9 188 (3.51%) Cadence
10 183 (3.41%) Google
11 160 (2.98%) SAP
12 155 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
13 142 (2.65%) Cisco
14 90 (1.68%) Citrix
15 78 (1.45%) ServiceNow
16 71 (1.32%) HP
17 61 (1.14%) IBM
18 57 (1.06%) Databricks
19 55 (1.03%) Adobe