Period
to 22 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 22 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 927 1,045 1,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.09% 7.73% 8.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.76% 20.58% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 658 745 936
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,200 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.32% +4.44%

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 4,465 5,078 5,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.95% 37.55% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,355 3,759 4,555
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 0 629 £40,000 - 113
East Midlands +7 295 £40,000 -5.88% 74
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 465 (50.16%) Problem-Solving
2 286 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (29.13%) SQL
4 246 (26.54%) Microsoft
5 175 (18.88%) Degree
6 161 (17.37%) SQL Server
7 157 (16.94%) .NET
8 153 (16.50%) C#
9 150 (16.18%) Finance
10 128 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
11 116 (12.51%) Windows
12 107 (11.54%) Azure
13 105 (11.33%) ITIL
14 100 (10.79%) Microsoft Office
15 99 (10.68%) Microsoft Excel
16 95 (10.25%) T-SQL
17 91 (9.82%) Computer Science
18 87 (9.39%) Linux
19 83 (8.95%) SDLC
20 82 (8.85%) Management Information System
21 81 (8.74%) Analytics
22 78 (8.41%) Retail
22 78 (8.41%) Decision-Making
23 71 (7.66%) Power Platform
24 69 (7.44%) Mathematics
25 68 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 68 (7.34%) AWS
25 68 (7.34%) Web Services
26 67 (7.23%) Business Analysis
26 67 (7.23%) Self-Motivation

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 30 (3.24%) SAS
2 24 (2.59%) IIS
3 23 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.51%) Confluence
5 10 (1.08%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.08%) CICS
6 9 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.97%) Skype for Business
7 8 (0.86%) IBM Notes
8 7 (0.76%) Apache
9 6 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.22%) CMS
11 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.22%) WordPress
12 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 100 (10.79%) Microsoft Office
2 99 (10.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.65%) OPENHousing
4 5 (0.54%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.22%) Magento
6 2 (0.22%) Maximo
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.22%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.11%) Data Workbench
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.11%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 107 (11.54%) Azure
2 71 (7.66%) Power Platform
3 68 (7.34%) AWS
4 51 (5.50%) Office 365
5 43 (4.64%) SaaS
6 28 (3.02%) Dynamics 365
7 21 (2.27%) IaaS
7 21 (2.27%) PaaS
8 14 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (1.51%) Amazon Glacier
8 14 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 13 (1.40%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.65%) AdWords
10 6 (0.65%) PowerApps
11 5 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (0.54%) Google Play
11 5 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Flow
13 3 (0.32%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.29%) Firewall
2 30 (3.24%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (2.48%) LAN
3 23 (2.48%) WAN
4 19 (2.05%) Network Security
5 17 (1.83%) Internet
6 13 (1.40%) DNS
7 12 (1.29%) VPN
7 12 (1.29%) Wireless
8 11 (1.19%) Broadband
8 11 (1.19%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.08%) Ethernet
10 9 (0.97%) BGP
10 9 (0.97%) MPLS
10 9 (0.97%) OSPF
10 9 (0.97%) SAN
11 8 (0.86%) DHCP
11 8 (0.86%) RSVP
12 6 (0.65%) Skype
12 6 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 68 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 66 (7.12%) Power BI
4 57 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
8 24 (2.59%) Relational Database
9 23 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (1.94%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.51%) MySQL
13 12 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (1.29%) SQL Server 2017
14 11 (1.19%) DB2
15 10 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (1.08%) QlikView
16 9 (0.97%) Hadoop
17 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 7 (0.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 41 (4.42%) Git (software)
1 41 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (2.48%) JIRA
3 20 (2.16%) Selenium
4 17 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.83%) Visual Studio
5 13 (1.40%) JMeter
5 13 (1.40%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.65%) JUnit
7 6 (0.65%) Maven
7 6 (0.65%) SonarQube
7 6 (0.65%) Xcode
8 5 (0.54%) IDA Disassembler
8 5 (0.54%) OllyDbg
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.32%) Bazaar
10 3 (0.32%) Hudson
10 3 (0.32%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 150 (16.18%) Finance
2 78 (8.41%) Retail
3 53 (5.72%) Manufacturing
4 52 (5.61%) Marketing
5 46 (4.96%) Telecoms
6 39 (4.21%) Electronics
7 35 (3.78%) Public Sector
8 33 (3.56%) Aerospace
9 25 (2.70%) Banking
10 15 (1.62%) Military
11 14 (1.51%) Law
12 10 (1.08%) General Ledger
12 10 (1.08%) Legal
13 9 (0.97%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.65%) Advertising
14 6 (0.65%) Automotive
14 6 (0.65%) Social Housing
15 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.22%) Back Office
16 2 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 248 (26.75%) Analyst
2 190 (20.50%) Developer
3 58 (6.26%) Senior Developer
4 55 (5.93%) Architect
5 53 (5.72%) .NET Developer
6 51 (5.50%) Business Analyst
6 51 (5.50%) Graduate
6 51 (5.50%) Support Analyst
7 41 (4.42%) Consultant
8 36 (3.88%) Data Analyst
8 36 (3.88%) Graduate Analyst
9 34 (3.67%) Software Engineer
10 30 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
11 29 (3.13%) C# Developer
12 27 (2.91%) Graduate Technical Analyst
13 25 (2.70%) Software Developer
14 24 (2.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 24 (2.59%) Security Architect
14 24 (2.59%) Team Leader
15 23 (2.48%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (16.94%) .NET
2 68 (7.34%) Web Services
3 50 (5.39%) ASP.NET
4 46 (4.96%) HTML
5 38 (4.10%) CSS
6 35 (3.78%) XML
7 29 (3.13%) .NET Framework
7 29 (3.13%) WCF
8 27 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (2.37%) SOAP
10 21 (2.27%) AngularJS
11 19 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (2.05%) RESTful
12 17 (1.83%) Spring
13 15 (1.62%) WPF
14 14 (1.51%) HTML5
14 14 (1.51%) WinForms
14 14 (1.51%) YAML
15 12 (1.29%) J2EE
15 12 (1.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.85%) Management Information System
2 67 (7.23%) Self-Motivation
3 40 (4.31%) Mobile App
4 34 (3.67%) Data Centre
5 29 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (3.13%) User Experience
6 24 (2.59%) Security Operations Centre
7 20 (2.16%) Analytical Mindset
7 20 (2.16%) Public Cloud
8 17 (1.83%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.40%) EPoS
10 12 (1.29%) Cyberattack
10 12 (1.29%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.29%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.08%) CCTV
12 10 (1.08%) Social Media
12 10 (1.08%) VHDL
13 9 (0.97%) Mainframe
13 9 (0.97%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 116 (12.51%) Windows
2 87 (9.39%) Linux
3 65 (7.01%) Windows Server
4 53 (5.72%) Unix
5 28 (3.02%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.27%) Windows 10
7 19 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.62%) Android
9 12 (1.29%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.86%) HPUX
10 8 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.86%) Solaris
11 7 (0.76%) Kali Linux
12 5 (0.54%) CentOS
13 3 (0.32%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.11%) AIX
15 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (50.16%) Problem-Solving
2 286 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
4 105 (11.33%) ITIL
5 91 (9.82%) Computer Science
6 83 (8.95%) SDLC
7 81 (8.74%) Analytics
8 78 (8.41%) Decision-Making
9 69 (7.44%) Mathematics
10 67 (7.23%) Business Analysis
11 66 (7.12%) Analytical Thinking
11 66 (7.12%) Cybersecurity
11 66 (7.12%) Project Management
12 65 (7.01%) Scrum
13 64 (6.90%) Visualisation
14 54 (5.83%) Test Automation
15 53 (5.72%) ETL
16 51 (5.50%) DevOps
17 49 (5.29%) Data Analysis
17 49 (5.29%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 270 (29.13%) SQL
2 153 (16.50%) C#
3 95 (10.25%) T-SQL
4 63 (6.80%) JavaScript
5 60 (6.47%) Java
6 51 (5.50%) Python
7 35 (3.78%) C
7 35 (3.78%) C++
8 34 (3.67%) PowerShell
9 24 (2.59%) R
10 22 (2.37%) PL/SQL
11 21 (2.27%) TypeScript
12 17 (1.83%) VBA
13 16 (1.73%) X++
14 13 (1.40%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.19%) PHP
16 10 (1.08%) COBOL
16 10 (1.08%) JCL
16 10 (1.08%) Scala
17 7 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 175 (18.88%) Degree
2 42 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (1.83%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.51%) CCNA
7 13 (1.40%) HNC
8 11 (1.19%) HND
9 10 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
10 9 (0.97%) JNCIA
11 8 (0.86%) ISEB
11 8 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.76%) CCNP
12 7 (0.76%) CISM
12 7 (0.76%) CISSP
12 7 (0.76%) CREST Certified
12 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.65%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.31%) Data Quality
2 32 (3.45%) QA
3 26 (2.80%) SLA
4 21 (2.27%) GDPR
5 18 (1.94%) PMO
6 11 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.97%) Basel II
7 9 (0.97%) IFRS
7 9 (0.97%) IFRS 9
8 8 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 7 (0.76%) NIST
10 6 (0.65%) COBIT
11 4 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.11%) GPG13
13 1 (0.11%) ISO 26262
13 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 61 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 16 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.62%) Docker
5 7 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.32%) vSphere
7 2 (0.22%) Firmware
7 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.22%) XenApp
7 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (1.83%) SCCM
2 12 (1.29%) Puppet
2 12 (1.29%) SCOM
3 11 (1.19%) Terraform
4 10 (1.08%) Kibana
4 10 (1.08%) SELinux
5 9 (0.97%) Kubernetes
6 8 (0.86%) logstash
6 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (0.76%) Ansible
7 7 (0.76%) Nessus
8 6 (0.65%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.54%) EnCase
9 5 (0.54%) FTK
9 5 (0.54%) Nagios
9 5 (0.54%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.32%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.32%) Netcool
Vendors
1 246 (26.54%) Microsoft
2 63 (6.80%) Oracle
3 35 (3.78%) SAP
4 33 (3.56%) IBM
5 32 (3.45%) Cisco
6 22 (2.37%) Tableau
7 18 (1.94%) Google
7 18 (1.94%) VMware
8 16 (1.73%) HP
9 14 (1.51%) Apple
9 14 (1.51%) Cognos
10 13 (1.40%) ArcSight
10 13 (1.40%) Dell
10 13 (1.40%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.29%) Splunk
11 12 (1.29%) Xamarin
12 11 (1.19%) EMC
12 11 (1.19%) Sun
13 10 (1.08%) Hitachi
14 9 (0.97%) BMC