Period
to 22 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 22 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,177 1,263 1,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.99% 8.21% 6.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.23% 20.13% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 830 905 960
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.10% +1.11%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,817 6,275 7,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.50% 40.81% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,348 4,959 5,574
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 June 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
West Midlands +5 816 £40,000 - 109
East Midlands -13 362 £41,000 +2.50% 74
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 480 (40.78%) Problem-Solving
2 380 (32.29%) Finance
3 283 (24.04%) SQL
4 267 (22.68%) Microsoft
5 224 (19.03%) Degree
6 209 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
7 184 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
8 177 (15.04%) Windows
9 159 (13.51%) Analytics
10 157 (13.34%) Business Intelligence
11 154 (13.08%) ITIL
12 140 (11.89%) Retail
13 136 (11.55%) Java
14 135 (11.47%) SQL Server
14 135 (11.47%) Manufacturing
15 106 (9.01%) Project Management
16 105 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
17 104 (8.84%) .NET
18 96 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
19 92 (7.82%) Marketing
20 91 (7.73%) SAP
21 90 (7.65%) Oracle
22 89 (7.56%) Service Management
23 84 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
24 81 (6.88%) Microsoft Office
25 80 (6.80%) C#
25 80 (6.80%) Computer Science
26 79 (6.71%) Business Analysis
27 76 (6.46%) Data Analysis
28 74 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 40 (3.40%) SAS
2 28 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.21%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.27%) IIS
4 15 (1.27%) MQSeries
5 12 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 11 (0.93%) CMS
7 8 (0.68%) Confluence
8 7 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.51%) NetWeaver
10 5 (0.42%) nginx
11 4 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.34%) WordPress
12 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.25%) Site Server
13 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 96 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 81 (6.88%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.85%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.59%) SPSS
10 5 (0.42%) ProjectWise
11 4 (0.34%) Simulink
12 3 (0.25%) UserZoom
13 2 (0.17%) Abaqus
13 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.17%) InVision
13 2 (0.17%) NASTRAN
14 1 (0.085%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 33 (2.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 25 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.85%) HFM
4 9 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.51%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.51%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.51%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.51%) SAP QM
6 5 (0.42%) assyst
6 5 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.42%) SAP FSCM
6 5 (0.42%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.17%) iTrent
9 2 (0.17%) Postilion
9 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 84 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (4.25%) Office 365
4 40 (3.40%) SaaS
5 25 (2.12%) PaaS
6 17 (1.44%) Google Analytics
7 16 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
8 12 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
9 9 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (0.59%) AdWords
12 6 (0.51%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.17%) G Suite
14 2 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
15 1 (0.085%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.085%) Boomi
15 1 (0.085%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.085%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.06%) Firewall
2 28 (2.38%) Internet
3 18 (1.53%) DNS
3 18 (1.53%) Network Security
4 16 (1.36%) LAN
5 13 (1.10%) SMS
5 13 (1.10%) WAN
6 12 (1.02%) VPN
7 11 (0.93%) DHCP
7 11 (0.93%) SAN
7 11 (0.93%) SSL
8 9 (0.76%) VLAN
9 8 (0.68%) Broadband
10 6 (0.51%) MPLS
11 5 (0.42%) DMZ
11 5 (0.42%) NAS
11 5 (0.42%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.42%) Wireless
12 4 (0.34%) HTTP
12 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (11.47%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.27%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (5.01%) Big Data
4 54 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 50 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
8 35 (2.97%) Hadoop
9 28 (2.38%) Power BI
10 27 (2.29%) MySQL
10 27 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (1.78%) NoSQL
12 20 (1.70%) Essbase
12 20 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (1.44%) QlikView
14 13 (1.10%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.02%) SAP BW
16 11 (0.93%) MongoDB
16 11 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (3.65%) Selenium
2 27 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 27 (2.29%) Visual Studio
3 18 (1.53%) JIRA
3 18 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (1.44%) SpecFlow
5 15 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 11 (0.93%) Android Studio
6 11 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 11 (0.93%) eCATT
6 11 (0.93%) Gradle
6 11 (0.93%) JUnit
6 11 (0.93%) LSMW
7 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.59%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.42%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.25%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 380 (32.29%) Finance
2 140 (11.89%) Retail
3 135 (11.47%) Manufacturing
4 92 (7.82%) Marketing
5 72 (6.12%) Legal
6 64 (5.44%) Publishing
7 50 (4.25%) Games
8 49 (4.16%) Banking
9 22 (1.87%) Automotive
9 22 (1.87%) Law
9 22 (1.87%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.78%) Advertising
11 16 (1.36%) Billing
11 16 (1.36%) Electronics
12 13 (1.10%) Back Office
13 9 (0.76%) French Language
14 7 (0.59%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.51%) German Language
16 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 340 (28.89%) Analyst
2 160 (13.59%) Developer
3 90 (7.65%) Business Analyst
4 86 (7.31%) Consultant
5 63 (5.35%) Graduate
6 60 (5.10%) Architect
7 54 (4.59%) Graduate Analyst
8 44 (3.74%) Applications Support
9 42 (3.57%) Data Analyst
10 39 (3.31%) Software Engineer
10 39 (3.31%) Technical Analyst
11 35 (2.97%) Graduate Technical Analyst
11 35 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
11 35 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
12 34 (2.89%) SAP Consultant
13 32 (2.72%) Test Analyst
14 30 (2.55%) Senior Business Analyst
15 28 (2.38%) Administrator
16 26 (2.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 26 (2.21%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (8.84%) .NET
2 68 (5.78%) XML
3 57 (4.84%) HTML
4 50 (4.25%) CSS
5 47 (3.99%) Web Services
6 41 (3.48%) ASP.NET
7 31 (2.63%) RESTful
8 29 (2.46%) SOAP
9 24 (2.04%) REST
10 22 (1.87%) .NET Framework
11 18 (1.53%) jQuery
12 17 (1.44%) EDI
12 17 (1.44%) JSON
13 14 (1.19%) Ajax
14 12 (1.02%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.02%) MDX
15 11 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (0.93%) IDoc
15 11 (0.93%) Node.js
16 10 (0.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 184 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
2 80 (6.80%) Computer Science
3 68 (5.78%) Management Information System
4 47 (3.99%) Data Centre
4 47 (3.99%) User Experience
5 27 (2.29%) Analytical Mindset
6 26 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 23 (1.95%) Fintech
8 21 (1.78%) Data Structures
9 19 (1.61%) Social Media
10 18 (1.53%) Driving Licence
11 14 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.93%) Clustering
13 11 (0.93%) CMDB
13 11 (0.93%) LIMS
14 9 (0.76%) Credit Risk
14 9 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 177 (15.04%) Windows
2 66 (5.61%) Windows Server
3 59 (5.01%) Linux
4 33 (2.80%) Unix
5 20 (1.70%) Windows 10
6 19 (1.61%) Android
7 16 (1.36%) Windows 8
8 12 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 12 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.51%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.085%) Debian
14 1 (0.085%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (40.78%) Problem-Solving
2 209 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (13.51%) Analytics
4 157 (13.34%) Business Intelligence
5 154 (13.08%) ITIL
6 106 (9.01%) Project Management
7 105 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 89 (7.56%) Service Management
9 79 (6.71%) Business Analysis
10 76 (6.46%) Data Analysis
11 74 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 73 (6.20%) ERP
12 73 (6.20%) Test Automation
13 72 (6.12%) Mathematics
14 69 (5.86%) Decision-Making
14 69 (5.86%) SDLC
15 66 (5.61%) Time Management
16 65 (5.52%) Software Engineering
17 63 (5.35%) Service Delivery
18 61 (5.18%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 283 (24.04%) SQL
2 136 (11.55%) Java
3 80 (6.80%) C#
4 73 (6.20%) JavaScript
5 49 (4.16%) T-SQL
6 32 (2.72%) C
7 30 (2.55%) PowerShell
7 30 (2.55%) Python
8 29 (2.46%) PHP
8 29 (2.46%) PL/SQL
9 28 (2.38%) ABAP
10 21 (1.78%) R
11 18 (1.53%) VBA
12 13 (1.10%) C++
13 12 (1.02%) VB
13 12 (1.02%) VB.NET
14 11 (0.93%) Scala
15 10 (0.85%) Ruby
16 6 (0.51%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.51%) X++
Qualifications
1 224 (19.03%) Degree
2 60 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 51 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (2.72%) SC Cleared
5 30 (2.55%) ISEB
6 28 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 25 (2.12%) PhD
9 23 (1.95%) ISTQB
10 20 (1.70%) MCSE
11 18 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
14 13 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
15 12 (1.02%) HNC
15 12 (1.02%) MCP
16 10 (0.85%) CCNP
16 10 (0.85%) Master's Degree
17 9 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.52%) QA
2 39 (3.31%) SLA
3 36 (3.06%) PMO
4 29 (2.46%) Data Quality
5 27 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (2.21%) GDPR
7 25 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
9 12 (1.02%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 4 (0.34%) COBIT
12 4 (0.34%) ISO 26262
12 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.25%) HAZOP
13 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.085%) IFRS
14 1 (0.085%) IFRS 9
14 1 (0.085%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 59 (5.01%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.61%) Docker
4 14 (1.19%) vSphere
5 10 (0.85%) Firmware
6 9 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.76%) XenApp
7 6 (0.51%) BitLocker
7 6 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.34%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.34%) Varnish
9 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.085%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (2.38%) SCCM
2 16 (1.36%) SCOM
2 16 (1.36%) SCOrch
3 10 (0.85%) Stealthwatch
4 8 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.34%) Cisco IPCC
8 4 (0.34%) NetVault Backup
8 4 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.34%) Puppet
9 3 (0.25%) Ansible
9 3 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.17%) Nagios
10 2 (0.17%) Oozie
10 2 (0.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 267 (22.68%) Microsoft
2 91 (7.73%) SAP
3 90 (7.65%) Oracle
4 44 (3.74%) VMware
5 41 (3.48%) Google
6 35 (2.97%) Tableau
7 27 (2.29%) Cisco
7 27 (2.29%) Informatica
8 24 (2.04%) ServiceNow
9 22 (1.87%) Remedy
10 17 (1.44%) Citrix
11 15 (1.27%) Hyperion
12 13 (1.10%) JD Edwards
13 12 (1.02%) Adobe
13 12 (1.02%) Talend
13 12 (1.02%) Veeam
14 11 (0.93%) ArcSight
14 11 (0.93%) Capita
14 11 (0.93%) Cloudera
14 11 (0.93%) HP