Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 27 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 12,662 11,770 15,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.88% 7.39% 8.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.23% 17.32% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9,080 8,996 12,439
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 69,444 67,971 83,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.20% 42.69% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 54,529 55,099 68,166
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,815 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.37% -0.37% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,125 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,863
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.79% +7.39%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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 -2 5,613 £56,743 +3.17% 736
South East +4 2,113 £45,000 +5.88% 307
North of England 0 1,827 £42,500 +6.25% 287
Midlands +4 1,152 £40,500 +1.25% 205
East of England +3 1,033 £50,000 +17.65% 148
North West -3 1,024 £45,000 +12.50% 136
South West +2 906 £42,500 +6.25% 129
West Midlands +6 785 £40,000 - 139
Yorkshire +6 676 £40,000 - 124
East Midlands -6 372 £42,500 - 66
North East -11 130 £37,500 +14.50% 27
South Coast - 3 £100,000 -
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 5,511 (43.52%) Problem-Solving
2 4,203 (33.19%) Finance
3 3,668 (28.97%) SQL
4 3,348 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
5 2,930 (23.14%) Degree
6 2,525 (19.94%) Microsoft
7 1,874 (14.80%) Analytics
8 1,808 (14.28%) Java
9 1,720 (13.58%) SQL Server
10 1,520 (12.00%) Windows
11 1,466 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
12 1,427 (11.27%) C#
13 1,423 (11.24%) JavaScript
14 1,390 (10.98%) Project Management
15 1,347 (10.64%) Computer Science
16 1,305 (10.31%) Python
17 1,301 (10.27%) ITIL
18 1,250 (9.87%) HTML
19 1,204 (9.51%) .NET
20 1,146 (9.05%) Microsoft Excel
21 1,139 (9.00%) Banking
22 1,116 (8.81%) Self-Motivation
23 1,099 (8.68%) Linux
24 1,066 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
25 1,055 (8.33%) SDLC
26 1,028 (8.12%) Big Data
27 1,013 (8.00%) Retail
28 978 (7.72%) Marketing
29 914 (7.22%) Mathematics
29 914 (7.22%) 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
1 403 (3.18%) SAS
2 394 (3.11%) Apache Spark
3 358 (2.83%) SharePoint
4 244 (1.93%) IIS
5 174 (1.37%) Apache
6 165 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
7 141 (1.11%) MS Exchange
8 140 (1.11%) Confluence
9 126 (1.00%) CMS
10 103 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 96 (0.76%) Skype for Business
12 94 (0.74%) WebSphere
13 77 (0.61%) JBoss
14 71 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
15 68 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
16 59 (0.47%) WebLogic
17 57 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
17 57 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 43 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
19 38 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 1,146 (9.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 777 (6.14%) Microsoft Office
3 356 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 206 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 171 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
6 117 (0.92%) SPSS
7 86 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 56 (0.44%) Photoshop
9 24 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 18 (0.14%) InVision
11 15 (0.12%) Stata
12 11 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 9 (0.071%) Fireworks
14 8 (0.063%) UXPin
15 7 (0.055%) UserZoom
16 6 (0.047%) InDesign
17 5 (0.039%) ProjectWise
18 4 (0.032%) AutoCAD
18 4 (0.032%) EViews
18 4 (0.032%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 176 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 146 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 108 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
4 75 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 59 (0.47%) NetSuite
6 57 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
7 38 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
8 35 (0.28%) Markit EDM
9 34 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 28 (0.22%) SAP CO
10 28 (0.22%) SAP ERP
10 28 (0.22%) SAP FI
11 27 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
12 26 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
13 22 (0.17%) SAP MM
14 20 (0.16%) HFM
14 20 (0.16%) SAP PP
15 17 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
16 16 (0.13%) Relativity
17 14 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 763 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 755 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
3 362 (2.86%) Office 365
4 359 (2.84%) SaaS
5 209 (1.65%) Google Analytics
6 155 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 147 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 125 (0.99%) PaaS
9 118 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
10 103 (0.81%) IaaS
11 83 (0.66%) GitHub
12 73 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
13 57 (0.45%) Amazon S3
14 52 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
15 41 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 37 (0.29%) AdWords
17 34 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
18 32 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
19 31 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
20 28 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 599 (4.73%) Firewall
2 347 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 333 (2.63%) DNS
4 326 (2.57%) Internet
5 309 (2.44%) WAN
6 291 (2.30%) LAN
7 289 (2.28%) Network Security
8 246 (1.94%) DHCP
9 242 (1.91%) VPN
10 227 (1.79%) HTTP
11 145 (1.15%) MPLS
12 137 (1.08%) SAN
13 136 (1.07%) VoIP
14 132 (1.04%) SSL
15 131 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
16 129 (1.02%) Wireless
17 127 (1.00%) BGP
17 127 (1.00%) OSPF
18 95 (0.75%) VLAN
19 93 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,720 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 1,028 (8.12%) Big Data
3 695 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
4 622 (4.91%) Relational Database
5 480 (3.79%) Hadoop
6 475 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 463 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 406 (3.21%) NoSQL
9 375 (2.96%) Power BI
10 332 (2.62%) MongoDB
11 297 (2.35%) MySQL
12 283 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 242 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
14 217 (1.71%) Oracle Database
15 210 (1.66%) QlikView
16 199 (1.57%) RDBMS
17 188 (1.48%) Data Mining
18 135 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
19 132 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
20 109 (0.86%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 621 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 502 (3.96%) JIRA
3 404 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 317 (2.50%) Selenium
4 317 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 282 (2.23%) Visual Studio
6 175 (1.38%) Subversion
7 156 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 155 (1.22%) JUnit
9 110 (0.87%) Maven
10 80 (0.63%) WebDriver
11 72 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 71 (0.56%) TeamCity
13 65 (0.51%) NUnit
14 63 (0.50%) SpecFlow
15 61 (0.48%) Eclipse
15 61 (0.48%) Gradle
16 55 (0.43%) Jasmine
16 55 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 51 (0.40%) JMeter
General
1 4,203 (33.19%) Finance
2 1,139 (9.00%) Banking
3 1,013 (8.00%) Retail
4 978 (7.72%) Marketing
5 596 (4.71%) Investment Banking
6 579 (4.57%) Manufacturing
7 503 (3.97%) Financial Institution
8 397 (3.14%) Advertising
9 358 (2.83%) Legal
10 333 (2.63%) Telecoms
11 318 (2.51%) Front Office
12 292 (2.31%) Games
13 261 (2.06%) Publishing
14 227 (1.79%) Law
15 179 (1.41%) Electronics
16 143 (1.13%) Back Office
17 123 (0.97%) Billing
18 101 (0.80%) Automotive
19 73 (0.58%) German Language
20 72 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,414 (26.96%) Analyst
2 2,070 (16.35%) Developer
3 1,068 (8.43%) Business Analyst
4 875 (6.91%) Consultant
5 740 (5.84%) Architect
6 451 (3.56%) Data Analyst
7 336 (2.65%) C# Developer
8 335 (2.65%) Project Manager
9 334 (2.64%) Java Developer
10 332 (2.62%) Senior Analyst
10 332 (2.62%) Software Engineer
11 310 (2.45%) Senior Developer
12 304 (2.40%) .NET Developer
13 302 (2.39%) Support Analyst
14 301 (2.38%) Graduate
15 294 (2.32%) Applications Support
16 276 (2.18%) Software Developer
17 252 (1.99%) Data Scientist
18 238 (1.88%) Junior
19 233 (1.84%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,250 (9.87%) HTML
2 1,204 (9.51%) .NET
3 829 (6.55%) CSS
4 823 (6.50%) Web Services
5 586 (4.63%) AngularJS
6 569 (4.49%) XML
7 485 (3.83%) ASP.NET
8 384 (3.03%) HTML5
9 350 (2.76%) jQuery
10 337 (2.66%) REST
11 318 (2.51%) RESTful
12 301 (2.38%) .NET Framework
13 297 (2.35%) React
14 291 (2.30%) Spring
15 236 (1.86%) Node.js
16 199 (1.57%) WCF
17 187 (1.48%) SOAP
18 185 (1.46%) Middleware
19 177 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
20 167 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1,347 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 1,116 (8.81%) Self-Motivation
3 799 (6.31%) Management Information System
4 658 (5.20%) User Experience
5 476 (3.76%) Fintech
6 388 (3.06%) Algorithms
7 360 (2.84%) Cyberthreat
8 349 (2.76%) Analytical Mindset
9 277 (2.19%) Data Centre
10 260 (2.05%) Data Structures
11 242 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
12 216 (1.71%) Mobile App
13 180 (1.42%) Virtual Team
14 178 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
15 155 (1.22%) Derivative
16 148 (1.17%) Equities
17 145 (1.15%) Fixed Income
18 128 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 122 (0.96%) Social Media
20 90 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,520 (12.00%) Windows
2 1,099 (8.68%) Linux
3 529 (4.18%) Unix
4 515 (4.07%) Windows Server
5 196 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 195 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 189 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 176 (1.39%) Android
9 152 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 152 (1.20%) Windows 10
10 92 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 66 (0.52%) Windows 8
12 63 (0.50%) CentOS
13 46 (0.36%) Solaris
14 36 (0.28%) AIX
14 36 (0.28%) Ubuntu
14 36 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 28 (0.22%) Windows XP
16 27 (0.21%) HPUX
17 26 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,511 (43.52%) Problem-Solving
2 3,348 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1,874 (14.80%) Analytics
4 1,466 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
5 1,390 (10.98%) Project Management
6 1,301 (10.27%) ITIL
7 1,066 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 1,055 (8.33%) SDLC
9 914 (7.22%) Mathematics
9 914 (7.22%) Scrum
10 906 (7.16%) Business Analysis
11 902 (7.12%) Test Automation
12 818 (6.46%) Data Analysis
13 816 (6.44%) Software Engineering
14 802 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 798 (6.30%) Decision-Making
16 778 (6.14%) Risk Management
17 715 (5.65%) Mentoring
18 678 (5.35%) Analytical Thinking
19 664 (5.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3,668 (28.97%) SQL
2 1,808 (14.28%) Java
3 1,427 (11.27%) C#
4 1,423 (11.24%) JavaScript
5 1,305 (10.31%) Python
6 571 (4.51%) T-SQL
7 537 (4.24%) R
8 513 (4.05%) C++
9 464 (3.66%) C
10 426 (3.36%) PowerShell
11 296 (2.34%) VBA
12 267 (2.11%) PHP
13 254 (2.01%) Scala
14 245 (1.93%) Perl
15 212 (1.67%) Bash Shell
16 193 (1.52%) Shell Script
17 164 (1.30%) PL/SQL
18 144 (1.14%) Ruby
19 140 (1.11%) Java 8
20 136 (1.07%) VB
Qualifications
1 2,930 (23.14%) Degree
2 557 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 550 (4.34%) Security Cleared
4 289 (2.28%) CISSP
5 267 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 266 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
7 252 (1.99%) SC Cleared
8 242 (1.91%) ISEB
9 177 (1.40%) ISTQB
10 163 (1.29%) CISM
11 153 (1.21%) CCNP
12 149 (1.18%) PhD
13 148 (1.17%) Master's Degree
14 142 (1.12%) CCNA
15 137 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
15 137 (1.08%) MCSE
16 133 (1.05%) PMI Certification
17 132 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
18 131 (1.03%) CISA
18 131 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 790 (6.24%) QA
2 388 (3.06%) Data Quality
3 322 (2.54%) SLA
4 228 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 205 (1.62%) GDPR
6 204 (1.61%) PMO
7 170 (1.34%) PCI DSS
8 45 (0.36%) MiFID
9 43 (0.34%) COBIT
10 41 (0.32%) GCP
11 38 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 25 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
13 23 (0.18%) ISO 22301
14 20 (0.16%) ISO 9001
15 19 (0.15%) HIPAA
16 17 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 13 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 13 (0.10%) PSD2
17 13 (0.10%) SEPA
18 12 (0.095%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 635 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 285 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 250 (1.97%) Docker
4 189 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 86 (0.68%) vSphere
6 68 (0.54%) Firmware
6 68 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
7 52 (0.41%) XenApp
8 51 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 43 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 42 (0.33%) BitLocker
11 40 (0.32%) HDFS
12 38 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
13 30 (0.24%) XenDesktop
14 26 (0.21%) VirtualBox
15 24 (0.19%) Xen
16 20 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
17 19 (0.15%) Apache Flume
17 19 (0.15%) Terminal Services
18 12 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 250 (1.97%) SCCM
2 181 (1.43%) Puppet
3 171 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 169 (1.33%) Ansible
5 123 (0.97%) Kubernetes
6 94 (0.74%) SCOM
7 82 (0.65%) Terraform
8 60 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
9 55 (0.43%) Nessus
10 50 (0.39%) Nagios
11 34 (0.27%) Kibana
11 34 (0.27%) SCOrch
12 32 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 32 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 29 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
13 29 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 29 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 28 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
14 28 (0.22%) vCenter Server
15 27 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2,525 (19.94%) Microsoft
2 913 (7.21%) Oracle
3 591 (4.67%) SAP
4 546 (4.31%) Tableau
5 507 (4.00%) VMware
6 496 (3.92%) Google
7 420 (3.32%) Cisco
8 306 (2.42%) Citrix
8 306 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
9 195 (1.54%) HP
10 186 (1.47%) IBM
11 166 (1.31%) Adobe
12 162 (1.28%) Capita
13 139 (1.10%) CheckPoint
14 131 (1.03%) ServiceNow
15 110 (0.87%) F5
16 108 (0.85%) Juniper
16 108 (0.85%) Sybase
17 103 (0.81%) Cognos
18 101 (0.80%) McAfee