Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 25 36 29
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 9,308 3,605 8,294
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 8.55% 6.52% 7.11%
As % of the General category 14.48% 12.67% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,205 2,821 6,242
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% -

Analytical Skills is in the General 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 common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 64,276 28,463 64,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 59.03% 51.47% 55.27%
Number of salaries quoted 40,766 22,872 50,096
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,763 £29,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,727
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £58,875 £55,000 £53,916
% change year-on-year +7.05% +2.01% +2.70%

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 17 January 2022.

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 17 January 2022. 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 3,928 £65,000 - 563
South East +16 1,476 £52,500 +5.00% 212
North of England +1 1,303 £45,000 -10.00% 244
Midlands +15 1,108 £47,500 +8.57% 170
East of England +23 845 £42,000 +0.60% 108
West Midlands +13 661 £47,500 +5.56% 116
North West -10 655 £50,000 - 124
Yorkshire +32 585 £45,000 +7.14% 92
South West +12 463 £47,500 +18.75% 116
East Midlands +24 437 £42,500 +2.41% 52
North East -4 67 £40,000 -11.11% 28
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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 4,290 (46.09%) Social Skills
2 4,013 (43.11%) Problem-Solving
3 3,032 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2,580 (27.72%) SQL
5 2,426 (26.06%) Finance
6 2,217 (23.82%) Analytics
7 2,106 (22.63%) Degree
8 1,844 (19.81%) Microsoft
9 1,571 (16.88%) Azure
10 1,513 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
11 1,502 (16.14%) Python
12 1,161 (12.47%) Project Management
13 1,052 (11.30%) JavaScript
14 1,026 (11.02%) AWS
15 1,017 (10.93%) Microsoft Excel
16 1,014 (10.89%) Power Platform
17 1,013 (10.88%) DevOps
18 984 (10.57%) Retail
19 978 (10.51%) Data Analysis
20 975 (10.47%) Computer Science
21 961 (10.32%) Power BI
22 946 (10.16%) Visualisation
23 915 (9.83%) Marketing
24 869 (9.34%) Data Modelling
25 863 (9.27%) C#
26 847 (9.10%) Windows
27 841 (9.04%) Scrum
28 838 (9.00%) Decision-Making
29 836 (8.98%) SQL Server
30 815 (8.76%) Mentoring

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
1 264 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 192 (2.06%) Confluence
3 161 (1.73%) SAS
4 143 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 142 (1.53%) CMS
6 98 (1.05%) Apache
7 73 (0.78%) IIS
8 61 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 53 (0.57%) MS Exchange
10 45 (0.48%) OpenStack
11 39 (0.42%) Jupyter
12 38 (0.41%) WordPress
13 33 (0.35%) Drupal
13 33 (0.35%) nginx
14 31 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
14 31 (0.33%) Tomcat
15 20 (0.21%) Headless CMS
16 17 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 12 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 11 (0.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1,017 (10.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 614 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
3 292 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 189 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 112 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 74 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
7 62 (0.67%) SPSS
8 29 (0.31%) Chatbot
8 29 (0.31%) Sketch
9 22 (0.24%) Simulink
10 17 (0.18%) Photoshop
11 14 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
12 13 (0.14%) InVision
13 12 (0.13%) Adobe XD
13 12 (0.13%) Oracle Smart View
14 9 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 9 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
15 7 (0.075%) SOLIDWORKS
16 6 (0.064%) AutoCAD
17 5 (0.054%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 78 (0.84%) NetSuite
2 65 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 43 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 41 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 26 (0.28%) Magento
6 23 (0.25%) SAP BPC
6 23 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
7 15 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 15 (0.16%) Primavera
7 15 (0.16%) Workday HCM
8 14 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 13 (0.14%) SAP SD
9 13 (0.14%) Shopify
10 12 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
11 10 (0.11%) Eloqua
11 10 (0.11%) SAP Business One
11 10 (0.11%) Sentinel
12 9 (0.097%) Elite 3E
12 9 (0.097%) Unit4 Business World
13 8 (0.086%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1,571 (16.88%) Azure
2 1,026 (11.02%) AWS
3 1,014 (10.89%) Power Platform
4 525 (5.64%) SaaS
5 503 (5.40%) Microsoft 365
6 316 (3.39%) GCP
7 199 (2.14%) Serverless
8 180 (1.93%) GitHub
8 180 (1.93%) Google Analytics
9 166 (1.78%) PaaS
10 145 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
11 143 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
12 116 (1.25%) OpenShift
13 113 (1.21%) Snowflake
14 104 (1.12%) IaaS
15 96 (1.03%) Amazon S3
16 87 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
17 84 (0.90%) npm
18 81 (0.87%) PowerApps
19 78 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 270 (2.90%) Firewall
2 204 (2.19%) DNS
3 185 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 170 (1.83%) WAN
5 148 (1.59%) LAN
6 129 (1.39%) Internet
7 124 (1.33%) HTTP
8 120 (1.29%) DHCP
9 115 (1.24%) Broadband
10 97 (1.04%) Network Security
11 94 (1.01%) VPN
12 88 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
13 72 (0.77%) SAN
14 68 (0.73%) FTP
15 59 (0.63%) BGP
16 48 (0.52%) SSL
17 43 (0.46%) Wireless
18 42 (0.45%) Profibus
19 41 (0.44%) MPLS
20 38 (0.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 961 (10.32%) Power BI
2 836 (8.98%) SQL Server
3 671 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
4 561 (6.03%) Tableau
5 442 (4.75%) Relational Database
6 352 (3.78%) Big Data
7 322 (3.46%) MySQL
8 316 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
9 266 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 256 (2.75%) NoSQL
11 230 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 194 (2.08%) Data Lake
13 143 (1.54%) MongoDB
14 120 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 118 (1.27%) Data Mining
16 113 (1.21%) BigQuery
17 105 (1.13%) RDBMS
18 102 (1.10%) Hadoop
19 96 (1.03%) GIS
20 87 (0.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 558 (5.99%) Git (software)
2 505 (5.43%) JIRA
3 354 (3.80%) Jenkins
4 126 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 112 (1.20%) Selenium
6 101 (1.09%) GitLab
7 99 (1.06%) Bitbucket
8 98 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 70 (0.75%) Maven
10 69 (0.74%) webpack
11 67 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
12 64 (0.69%) TeamCity
13 61 (0.66%) JUnit
14 60 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 49 (0.53%) Cucumber
16 47 (0.50%) Cypress.io
16 47 (0.50%) Gradle
17 44 (0.47%) Postman
18 41 (0.44%) Mocha
19 32 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4,290 (46.09%) Social Skills
2 2,426 (26.06%) Finance
3 984 (10.57%) Retail
4 915 (9.83%) Marketing
5 670 (7.20%) Organisational Skills
6 646 (6.94%) Presentation Skills
7 454 (4.88%) Influencing Skills
8 387 (4.16%) Legal
9 361 (3.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 361 (3.88%) Law
10 351 (3.77%) Banking
11 279 (3.00%) Manufacturing
12 271 (2.91%) Telecoms
13 259 (2.78%) Public Sector
14 234 (2.51%) Advertising
14 234 (2.51%) Games
15 171 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
16 168 (1.80%) Publishing
17 112 (1.20%) Automotive
18 106 (1.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,280 (24.50%) Analyst
2 1,418 (15.23%) Developer
3 482 (5.18%) Business Analyst
4 446 (4.79%) Architect
5 435 (4.67%) Data Analyst
6 323 (3.47%) Software Engineer
7 317 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
8 289 (3.10%) Consultant
9 282 (3.03%) Graduate
10 254 (2.73%) Data Engineer
11 246 (2.64%) Project Manager
12 232 (2.49%) Support Analyst
13 222 (2.39%) Senior Developer
14 202 (2.17%) Administrator
15 170 (1.83%) Support Engineer
16 163 (1.75%) Applications Support
17 151 (1.62%) Data Scientist
18 150 (1.61%) Full Stack Developer
18 150 (1.61%) Junior
18 150 (1.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 638 (6.85%) .NET
2 632 (6.79%) React
3 590 (6.34%) HTML
4 533 (5.73%) CSS
5 439 (4.72%) REST
6 361 (3.88%) Node.js
7 355 (3.81%) AngularJS
8 224 (2.41%) Spring
8 224 (2.41%) XML
9 219 (2.35%) Web Services
10 207 (2.22%) RESTful
11 196 (2.11%) JSON
12 188 (2.02%) Spring Boot
13 186 (2.00%) HTML5
14 170 (1.83%) Kafka
15 155 (1.67%) .NET Core
16 152 (1.63%) ASP.NET
17 140 (1.50%) jQuery
18 121 (1.30%) .NET Framework
19 107 (1.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 735 (7.90%) User Experience
2 703 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 634 (6.81%) Self-Motivation
4 395 (4.24%) Algorithms
5 394 (4.23%) Analytical Mindset
6 263 (2.83%) Data Structures
7 243 (2.61%) Social Media
8 206 (2.21%) Virtual Team
9 162 (1.74%) Life Science
10 152 (1.63%) Data Centre
11 136 (1.46%) Mobile App
12 127 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 109 (1.17%) FMCG
14 106 (1.14%) Driving Licence
15 91 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
16 79 (0.85%) PMI
17 70 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
17 70 (0.75%) Digital Media
18 66 (0.71%) Public Cloud
19 65 (0.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 847 (9.10%) Windows
2 603 (6.48%) Linux
3 284 (3.05%) Windows Server
4 277 (2.98%) Unix
5 181 (1.94%) Windows 10
6 149 (1.60%) Android
7 121 (1.30%) Apple iOS
8 112 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
9 92 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 54 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 48 (0.52%) Windows Server 2019
12 46 (0.49%) Mac OS
13 40 (0.43%) Windows 7
14 34 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 33 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (0.24%) Windows 8
17 15 (0.16%) Solaris
17 15 (0.16%) ThreadX
17 15 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 14 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,013 (43.11%) Problem-Solving
2 3,032 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2,217 (23.82%) Analytics
4 1,513 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1,161 (12.47%) Project Management
6 1,013 (10.88%) DevOps
7 978 (10.51%) Data Analysis
8 975 (10.47%) Computer Science
9 946 (10.16%) Visualisation
10 869 (9.34%) Data Modelling
11 841 (9.04%) Scrum
12 838 (9.00%) Decision-Making
13 815 (8.76%) Mentoring
14 796 (8.55%) Software Engineering
15 737 (7.92%) Data Science
16 723 (7.77%) Analytical Thinking
17 704 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 678 (7.28%) Mathematics
19 667 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
20 643 (6.91%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2,580 (27.72%) SQL
2 1,502 (16.14%) Python
3 1,052 (11.30%) JavaScript
4 863 (9.27%) C#
5 765 (8.22%) Java
6 437 (4.69%) C
7 393 (4.22%) R
8 336 (3.61%) TypeScript
9 331 (3.56%) VBA
10 311 (3.34%) PowerShell
11 308 (3.31%) C++
12 229 (2.46%) T-SQL
13 199 (2.14%) PHP
14 137 (1.47%) Go
15 136 (1.46%) Perl
15 136 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 132 (1.42%) Bash
17 106 (1.14%) Scala
18 98 (1.05%) VB
19 93 (1.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2,106 (22.63%) Degree
2 365 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 286 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 197 (2.12%) SC Cleared
5 129 (1.39%) Master's Degree
6 109 (1.17%) CISSP
7 98 (1.05%) PhD
8 94 (1.01%) PMI Certification
9 89 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 87 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 83 (0.89%) CISM
12 70 (0.75%) CISA
12 70 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
13 69 (0.74%) ISEB
14 60 (0.64%) CRISC
14 60 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
15 59 (0.63%) ISTQB
16 55 (0.59%) CCNA
17 45 (0.48%) DV Cleared
17 45 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 634 (6.81%) QA
2 339 (3.64%) Data Quality
3 286 (3.07%) SLA
4 258 (2.77%) GDPR
5 134 (1.44%) PMO
6 129 (1.39%) Accessibility
7 121 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 77 (0.83%) NIST
9 74 (0.80%) Good Clinical Practice
10 73 (0.78%) GRC
11 46 (0.49%) ITGC
12 37 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
13 30 (0.32%) GLP
14 28 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 27 (0.29%) COBIT
15 27 (0.29%) GMP
16 26 (0.28%) PCI DSS
17 24 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 21 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
18 21 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 428 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 393 (4.22%) Docker
3 193 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 53 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (0.50%) Firmware
7 44 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
8 33 (0.35%) vSphere
9 25 (0.27%) VMware NSX
10 14 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (0.14%) BitLocker
11 13 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 12 (0.13%) XenApp
13 11 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
14 9 (0.097%) Xen
15 8 (0.086%) KVM
16 5 (0.054%) Apache Flume
16 5 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
17 4 (0.043%) HDFS
17 4 (0.043%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 362 (3.89%) Kubernetes
2 233 (2.50%) Ansible
3 223 (2.40%) Terraform
4 74 (0.80%) Grafana
5 66 (0.71%) SCCM
6 62 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 44 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (0.40%) Puppet
9 25 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
10 19 (0.20%) Nagios
11 15 (0.16%) WSUS
12 14 (0.15%) Prometheus
12 14 (0.15%) SCOM
13 12 (0.13%) NetBackup
13 12 (0.13%) vCenter Server
14 10 (0.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 10 (0.11%) logstash
14 10 (0.11%) Opsview
15 9 (0.097%) Kibana
15 9 (0.097%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 1,844 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 560 (6.02%) Google
3 501 (5.38%) Oracle
4 359 (3.86%) SAP
5 312 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
6 277 (2.98%) VMware
7 152 (1.63%) Cisco
8 148 (1.59%) Adobe
9 138 (1.48%) Databricks
10 133 (1.43%) Red Hat
11 106 (1.14%) Workday
12 104 (1.12%) Citrix
13 99 (1.06%) Cognizant
14 98 (1.05%) ServiceNow
15 96 (1.03%) Splunk
16 71 (0.76%) Facebook
17 69 (0.74%) Atlassian
18 66 (0.71%) Informatica
19 64 (0.69%) Alteryx
20 62 (0.67%) IBM