Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 27 25
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 8,295 10,773 12,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.37% 7.71% 7.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.97% 19.37% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6,105 7,789 9,383
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,750 £27,340
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,558 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.89% +4.33% +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 43,717 55,610 63,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.83% 39.79% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33,800 42,545 50,239
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -4 3,692 £60,000 +4.35% 561
South East +4 1,505 £50,000 +11.11% 335
North of England -2 1,142 £42,500 -5.56% 365
Midlands -3 815 £43,000 +11.69% 239
North West -2 608 £42,500 -5.56% 197
East of England 0 564 £47,500 +11.76% 172
West Midlands 0 553 £42,500 +13.33% 149
South West +7 542 £40,000 -5.88% 156
Yorkshire +8 419 £44,375 +4.41% 140
East Midlands -5 261 £45,000 +5.88% 90
North East -6 116 £37,500 -6.25% 28
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 3,607 (43.48%) Problem-Solving
2 2,532 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2,390 (28.81%) SQL
4 2,081 (25.09%) Finance
5 1,650 (19.89%) Degree
6 1,621 (19.54%) Microsoft
7 1,496 (18.03%) Analytics
8 1,206 (14.54%) Business Intelligence
9 1,192 (14.37%) SQL Server
10 1,170 (14.10%) Python
11 1,032 (12.44%) Azure
12 946 (11.40%) C#
13 907 (10.93%) Project Management
14 898 (10.83%) Windows
15 896 (10.80%) JavaScript
16 883 (10.64%) Java
17 859 (10.36%) .NET
18 824 (9.93%) Linux
19 792 (9.55%) Computer Science
20 732 (8.82%) AWS
21 728 (8.78%) Scrum
22 715 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
23 689 (8.31%) DevOps
24 675 (8.14%) ITIL
25 674 (8.13%) Oracle
26 665 (8.02%) Decision-Making
27 662 (7.98%) HTML
28 655 (7.90%) Marketing
29 627 (7.56%) Self-Motivation
30 612 (7.38%) Analytical Thinking

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
1 230 (2.77%) Apache Spark
2 222 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 215 (2.59%) Confluence
4 136 (1.64%) Apache
5 135 (1.63%) IIS
6 117 (1.41%) SAS
7 104 (1.25%) CMS
8 72 (0.87%) MS Exchange
9 56 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
10 47 (0.57%) Skype for Business
11 46 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
11 46 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 45 (0.54%) WebLogic
13 36 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 35 (0.42%) Tomcat
15 30 (0.36%) nginx
16 26 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
17 24 (0.29%) Jupyter
17 24 (0.29%) WordPress
18 23 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 715 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 516 (6.22%) Microsoft Office
3 217 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 117 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 92 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
6 59 (0.71%) SPSS
7 51 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
8 34 (0.41%) Sketch
9 25 (0.30%) InVision
10 18 (0.22%) Photoshop
11 14 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 11 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
12 11 (0.13%) Zeplin
13 9 (0.11%) Chatbot
13 9 (0.11%) OrCAD
14 8 (0.096%) Adobe XD
14 8 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.072%) Figma
15 6 (0.072%) InDesign
16 5 (0.060%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 119 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.40%) Magento
3 31 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
5 27 (0.33%) assyst
6 26 (0.31%) NetSuite
7 22 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 19 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
9 18 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 18 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
9 18 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 17 (0.20%) HFM
10 17 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
11 16 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
11 16 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
12 14 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
12 14 (0.17%) SAP ERP
13 13 (0.16%) Documaker
14 12 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
15 11 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,032 (12.44%) Azure
2 732 (8.82%) AWS
3 583 (7.03%) Power Platform
4 402 (4.85%) Office 365
5 303 (3.65%) SaaS
6 219 (2.64%) GCP
7 136 (1.64%) Google Analytics
8 116 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
9 98 (1.18%) PaaS
10 95 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
11 73 (0.88%) Serverless
12 68 (0.82%) IaaS
13 63 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
14 60 (0.72%) GitHub
15 51 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
16 47 (0.57%) Amazon S3
17 46 (0.55%) PowerApps
18 45 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
19 41 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
20 36 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 315 (3.80%) Firewall
2 221 (2.66%) Internet
3 212 (2.56%) LAN
4 210 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 189 (2.28%) WAN
6 188 (2.27%) DNS
7 133 (1.60%) VPN
8 119 (1.43%) DHCP
9 116 (1.40%) Network Security
10 103 (1.24%) Wireless
11 100 (1.21%) VoIP
12 73 (0.88%) BGP
13 58 (0.70%) OSPF
14 57 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
15 56 (0.68%) SAN
16 55 (0.66%) HTTP
17 53 (0.64%) VLAN
18 51 (0.61%) MPLS
19 50 (0.60%) Intranet
20 46 (0.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,192 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 561 (6.76%) Power BI
3 550 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
4 514 (6.20%) Big Data
5 392 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 325 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 301 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 230 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 216 (2.60%) Hadoop
10 199 (2.40%) MySQL
11 194 (2.34%) Data Lake
12 187 (2.25%) NoSQL
13 144 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
14 141 (1.70%) QlikView
15 120 (1.45%) Data Mining
16 119 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
17 106 (1.28%) Apache Hive
18 102 (1.23%) MongoDB
19 99 (1.19%) Oracle Database
20 97 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 576 (6.94%) Git (software)
2 500 (6.03%) JIRA
3 220 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 184 (2.22%) Selenium
5 178 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 154 (1.86%) Visual Studio
7 93 (1.12%) Bitbucket
8 88 (1.06%) Maven
9 82 (0.99%) Cucumber
10 80 (0.96%) WebDriver
11 68 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
12 64 (0.77%) JUnit
13 60 (0.72%) JMeter
14 57 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
14 57 (0.69%) webpack
15 55 (0.66%) Postman
15 55 (0.66%) Subversion
16 51 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 48 (0.58%) SpecFlow
18 44 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2,081 (25.09%) Finance
2 655 (7.90%) Marketing
3 515 (6.21%) Retail
4 432 (5.21%) Banking
5 256 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 245 (2.95%) Legal
7 194 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 178 (2.15%) Public Sector
9 144 (1.74%) Law
10 129 (1.56%) Games
11 113 (1.36%) Advertising
12 104 (1.25%) Front Office
13 71 (0.86%) Back Office
14 69 (0.83%) Financial Institution
15 65 (0.78%) Automotive
16 60 (0.72%) Electronics
16 60 (0.72%) Investment Banking
17 59 (0.71%) Aerospace
18 57 (0.69%) Billing
19 56 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,952 (23.53%) Analyst
2 1,583 (19.08%) Developer
3 534 (6.44%) Architect
4 476 (5.74%) Business Analyst
5 380 (4.58%) Consultant
6 353 (4.26%) Data Analyst
7 297 (3.58%) Senior Developer
8 247 (2.98%) Software Engineer
9 241 (2.91%) Project Manager
10 235 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
11 226 (2.72%) Software Developer
12 201 (2.42%) Support Analyst
13 197 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
14 195 (2.35%) Data Engineer
15 184 (2.22%) Support Engineer
16 176 (2.12%) .NET Developer
17 175 (2.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 174 (2.10%) Administrator
19 169 (2.04%) Java Developer
20 159 (1.92%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 859 (10.36%) .NET
2 662 (7.98%) HTML
3 539 (6.50%) CSS
4 377 (4.54%) Web Services
5 333 (4.01%) AngularJS
6 295 (3.56%) ASP.NET
7 249 (3.00%) XML
8 243 (2.93%) REST
9 226 (2.72%) React
10 225 (2.71%) HTML5
11 196 (2.36%) jQuery
12 169 (2.04%) Node.js
13 161 (1.94%) Kafka
14 158 (1.90%) SOAP
15 145 (1.75%) .NET Framework
16 142 (1.71%) RESTful
17 135 (1.63%) Spring
18 129 (1.56%) CSS3
19 119 (1.43%) JSON
19 119 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 627 (7.56%) Self-Motivation
2 468 (5.64%) Management Information System
3 460 (5.55%) User Experience
4 227 (2.74%) Algorithms
5 212 (2.56%) Analytical Mindset
6 176 (2.12%) Data Structures
6 176 (2.12%) Mobile App
7 165 (1.99%) Data Centre
8 152 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
9 119 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 94 (1.13%) Social Media
11 92 (1.11%) Virtual Team
12 86 (1.04%) Cloud Native
13 79 (0.95%) Derivative
14 77 (0.93%) Driving Licence
15 64 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
16 62 (0.75%) Hedge funds
17 55 (0.66%) Public Cloud
18 53 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 53 (0.64%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 898 (10.83%) Windows
2 824 (9.93%) Linux
3 351 (4.23%) Unix
4 257 (3.10%) Windows Server
5 144 (1.74%) Windows 10
6 132 (1.59%) Android
7 120 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 77 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 72 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 70 (0.84%) Windows 7
11 45 (0.54%) CentOS
12 42 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (0.39%) Ubuntu
14 28 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (0.30%) Solaris
16 23 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 22 (0.27%) Windows 8
18 19 (0.23%) AIX
19 17 (0.20%) Fedora
20 12 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,607 (43.48%) Problem-Solving
2 2,532 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
3 1,496 (18.03%) Analytics
4 1,206 (14.54%) Business Intelligence
5 907 (10.93%) Project Management
6 792 (9.55%) Computer Science
7 728 (8.78%) Scrum
8 689 (8.31%) DevOps
9 675 (8.14%) ITIL
10 665 (8.02%) Decision-Making
11 612 (7.38%) Analytical Thinking
12 607 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 600 (7.23%) SDLC
14 599 (7.22%) Software Engineering
15 581 (7.00%) Visualisation
16 579 (6.98%) Data Modelling
17 578 (6.97%) Data Analysis
18 536 (6.46%) ETL
19 523 (6.31%) Data Science
20 508 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2,390 (28.81%) SQL
2 1,170 (14.10%) Python
3 946 (11.40%) C#
4 896 (10.80%) JavaScript
5 883 (10.64%) Java
6 407 (4.91%) C
7 333 (4.01%) R
8 324 (3.91%) T-SQL
9 309 (3.73%) C++
10 218 (2.63%) PowerShell
11 205 (2.47%) TypeScript
12 174 (2.10%) PHP
13 159 (1.92%) VBA
14 158 (1.90%) PL/SQL
15 134 (1.62%) Scala
16 131 (1.58%) Bash Shell
17 112 (1.35%) VB.NET
18 105 (1.27%) Shell Script
19 87 (1.05%) VB
20 72 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1,650 (19.89%) Degree
2 357 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 326 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 227 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 198 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
6 158 (1.90%) CCNA
7 156 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 133 (1.60%) CISSP
9 125 (1.51%) Master's Degree
10 112 (1.35%) ISTQB
11 106 (1.28%) DV Cleared
12 95 (1.15%) PhD
13 92 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
14 88 (1.06%) MCSE
15 83 (1.00%) CCNP
16 73 (0.88%) CISM
17 72 (0.87%) ISEB
18 68 (0.82%) PMI Certification
19 60 (0.72%) PMP
20 58 (0.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 466 (5.62%) QA
2 256 (3.09%) Data Quality
3 240 (2.89%) SLA
4 140 (1.69%) GDPR
5 122 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 86 (1.04%) PMO
7 48 (0.58%) GAAP
8 44 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 39 (0.47%) PCI DSS
10 34 (0.41%) NIST
11 33 (0.40%) COBIT
12 29 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
13 19 (0.23%) IFRS
14 16 (0.19%) IFRS 9
15 13 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 12 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
17 11 (0.13%) ISO 22301
18 10 (0.12%) MiFID
19 9 (0.11%) GxP
20 7 (0.084%) EMIR
System Software
1 420 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 271 (3.27%) Docker
3 256 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (1.10%) vSphere
5 76 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 63 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 43 (0.52%) Firmware
8 32 (0.39%) Apache Flume
9 29 (0.35%) HDFS
10 28 (0.34%) XenApp
11 21 (0.25%) BitLocker
12 20 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
13 18 (0.22%) NFS
14 17 (0.20%) Terminal Services
14 17 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
15 16 (0.19%) vCloud
16 15 (0.18%) Xen
17 14 (0.17%) Samba
17 14 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
17 14 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 189 (2.28%) Kubernetes
2 112 (1.35%) Terraform
3 106 (1.28%) Ansible
4 101 (1.22%) SCCM
5 72 (0.87%) Puppet
6 47 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 46 (0.55%) Kibana
8 35 (0.42%) WSUS
9 34 (0.41%) Nagios
9 34 (0.41%) Oozie
10 30 (0.36%) vCenter Server
11 29 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
12 26 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
12 26 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 23 (0.28%) HP ALM
13 23 (0.28%) logstash
14 19 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
15 18 (0.22%) Nessus
15 18 (0.22%) ZABBIX
16 17 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1,621 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 674 (8.13%) Oracle
3 509 (6.14%) Tableau
4 356 (4.29%) VMware
5 317 (3.82%) Google
6 304 (3.66%) Cisco
7 264 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
8 233 (2.81%) SAP
9 134 (1.62%) HP
10 125 (1.51%) Adobe
11 121 (1.46%) Alteryx
12 120 (1.45%) Teradata
13 112 (1.35%) IBM
14 111 (1.34%) Citrix
15 108 (1.30%) Cadence
16 101 (1.22%) Blue Prism
17 99 (1.19%) UiPath
18 98 (1.18%) WorldPay
19 92 (1.11%) Automation Anywhere
19 92 (1.11%) Red Hat