Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 19 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 770 1,180 1,235
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.06% 9.75% 8.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.67% 23.52% 22.57%
Number of salaries quoted 636 725 957
Median annual salary £44,928 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.70% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,625 £21,250 £24,800
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 3,725 5,017 5,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.00% 41.44% 36.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,960 3,398 4,127
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in the Midlands over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 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
West Midlands -1 535 £42,500 +11.11% 108
East Midlands -6 232 £45,000 +12.50% 46
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 318 (41.30%) Problem-Solving
2 242 (31.43%) SQL
3 190 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (23.90%) Microsoft
5 143 (18.57%) SQL Server
6 136 (17.66%) Finance
7 122 (15.84%) C#
8 119 (15.45%) Degree
9 115 (14.94%) .NET
10 114 (14.81%) Azure
11 112 (14.55%) Windows
12 105 (13.64%) JavaScript
12 105 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
13 94 (12.21%) Analytics
14 88 (11.43%) Linux
15 84 (10.91%) Java
16 81 (10.52%) Oracle
16 81 (10.52%) DevOps
17 77 (10.00%) ITIL
18 69 (8.96%) Project Management
19 67 (8.70%) CSS
20 66 (8.57%) SDLC
21 65 (8.44%) HTML
21 65 (8.44%) Retail
21 65 (8.44%) Analytical Thinking
22 64 (8.31%) Git (software)
23 63 (8.18%) SAP
24 62 (8.05%) T-SQL
24 62 (8.05%) Scrum
25 61 (7.92%) Management Information System

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 29 (3.77%) Confluence
2 28 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.73%) SAS
4 20 (2.60%) IIS
5 16 (2.08%) MS Exchange
6 13 (1.69%) Apache Spark
7 12 (1.56%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.30%) Apache
9 9 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.78%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.52%) CICS
11 4 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.13%) CMS
14 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 58 (7.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (3.12%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.91%) InVision
6 7 (0.91%) Sketch
6 7 (0.91%) Zeplin
7 5 (0.65%) SPSS
8 2 (0.26%) Figma
8 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (2.34%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (1.17%) Magento
3 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.39%) assyst
5 3 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.39%) Lawson
5 3 (0.39%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.39%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.39%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.39%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.26%) Primavera
6 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.13%) Maximo
7 1 (0.13%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 114 (14.81%) Azure
2 61 (7.92%) Power Platform
3 54 (7.01%) AWS
4 31 (4.03%) Office 365
5 24 (3.12%) SaaS
6 13 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
6 13 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.17%) npm
8 8 (1.04%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.91%) PowerApps
10 6 (0.78%) GitHub
10 6 (0.78%) PaaS
11 5 (0.65%) Azure Stack
11 5 (0.65%) Boomi
11 5 (0.65%) GCP
11 5 (0.65%) IaaS
12 4 (0.52%) Serverless
13 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.77%) Firewall
2 23 (2.99%) DNS
3 21 (2.73%) DHCP
4 18 (2.34%) SAN
5 17 (2.21%) Wireless
6 16 (2.08%) Internet
7 14 (1.82%) LAN
8 13 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (1.69%) TCP/IP
8 13 (1.69%) VoIP
9 12 (1.56%) WAN
10 11 (1.43%) Network Security
11 6 (0.78%) NAS
12 5 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (0.65%) VPN
13 4 (0.52%) VLAN
14 3 (0.39%) SMTP
14 3 (0.39%) SSL
15 2 (0.26%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 61 (7.92%) Power BI
3 57 (7.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (3.77%) Big Data
6 29 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 27 (3.51%) SAP BW
9 25 (3.25%) SAP HANA
10 20 (2.60%) Hadoop
10 20 (2.60%) Oracle Database
11 19 (2.47%) OLAP
12 16 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (1.95%) MongoDB
13 15 (1.95%) OLTP
14 14 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 64 (8.31%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.75%) JIRA
3 35 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 31 (4.03%) Selenium
5 29 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (2.34%) JMeter
6 18 (2.34%) SonarQube
7 17 (2.21%) Visual Studio
8 14 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 14 (1.82%) WebDriver
9 13 (1.69%) Maven
9 13 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
10 12 (1.56%) Artifactory
10 12 (1.56%) JUnit
11 11 (1.43%) SpecFlow
12 10 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (1.30%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.91%) NUnit
13 7 (0.91%) Zephyr
14 6 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 136 (17.66%) Finance
2 65 (8.44%) Retail
3 38 (4.94%) Marketing
4 27 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 27 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.47%) Electronics
6 18 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (1.69%) Banking
8 10 (1.30%) Automotive
9 9 (1.17%) Law
9 9 (1.17%) Legal
10 8 (1.04%) Advertising
10 8 (1.04%) Military
11 7 (0.91%) Public Sector
12 6 (0.78%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.52%) Games
13 4 (0.52%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.39%) Back Office
14 3 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 172 (22.34%) Developer
2 167 (21.69%) Analyst
3 44 (5.71%) Consultant
4 43 (5.58%) .NET Developer
5 39 (5.06%) Architect
6 38 (4.94%) Senior Developer
7 36 (4.68%) Software Developer
8 31 (4.03%) Administrator
8 31 (4.03%) C# Developer
9 27 (3.51%) Data Analyst
9 27 (3.51%) Software Engineer
10 25 (3.25%) Business Analyst
10 25 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 25 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
11 24 (3.12%) Technical Analyst
12 21 (2.73%) Graduate
12 21 (2.73%) Junior
13 19 (2.47%) Test Engineer
14 18 (2.34%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (2.34%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (14.94%) .NET
2 67 (8.70%) CSS
3 65 (8.44%) HTML
4 37 (4.81%) AngularJS
4 37 (4.81%) ASP.NET
5 36 (4.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (4.29%) XML
7 30 (3.90%) jQuery
7 30 (3.90%) WCF
7 30 (3.90%) Web Services
8 29 (3.77%) .NET Framework
9 22 (2.86%) React
10 20 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (2.47%) RESTful
11 19 (2.47%) Spring
12 18 (2.34%) Entity Framework
12 18 (2.34%) HTML5
12 18 (2.34%) WPF
13 17 (2.21%) CSS3
13 17 (2.21%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.92%) Management Information System
2 54 (7.01%) Self-Motivation
3 51 (6.62%) User Experience
4 24 (3.12%) Algorithms
4 24 (3.12%) Analytical Mindset
5 21 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.34%) Data Centre
7 15 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (1.69%) VHDL
9 11 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.17%) PMI
10 9 (1.17%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.04%) Internet of Things
12 7 (0.91%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
14 5 (0.65%) Cyberattack
14 5 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.65%) Robotics
15 4 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 112 (14.55%) Windows
2 88 (11.43%) Linux
3 51 (6.62%) Unix
4 33 (4.29%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.34%) Windows 10
6 13 (1.69%) Android
7 12 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.17%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.26%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (41.30%) Problem-Solving
2 190 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 94 (12.21%) Analytics
5 81 (10.52%) DevOps
6 77 (10.00%) ITIL
7 69 (8.96%) Project Management
8 66 (8.57%) SDLC
9 65 (8.44%) Analytical Thinking
10 62 (8.05%) Scrum
11 59 (7.66%) Software Engineering
12 58 (7.53%) Decision-Making
13 52 (6.75%) Computer Science
14 50 (6.49%) Mentoring
15 48 (6.23%) Data Analysis
16 47 (6.10%) Data Modelling
17 46 (5.97%) Mathematics
18 45 (5.84%) Test Automation
19 42 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
20 41 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 242 (31.43%) SQL
2 122 (15.84%) C#
3 105 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 84 (10.91%) Java
5 62 (8.05%) T-SQL
6 53 (6.88%) Python
7 36 (4.68%) R
8 35 (4.55%) C++
8 35 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 32 (4.16%) C
10 23 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 22 (2.86%) ABAP
12 17 (2.21%) TypeScript
13 16 (2.08%) VBA
14 11 (1.43%) PHP
15 9 (1.17%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 7 (0.91%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.91%) VB
18 5 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 119 (15.45%) Degree
2 38 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (2.34%) CISSP
6 16 (2.08%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (1.95%) Master's Degree
8 14 (1.82%) CISM
9 12 (1.56%) PMI Certification
10 10 (1.30%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 9 (1.17%) MCSE
12 8 (1.04%) ISEB
13 7 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.91%) MCSA
13 7 (0.91%) PhD
14 6 (0.78%) CISA
14 6 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.62%) QA
2 33 (4.29%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.69%) GDPR
3 13 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.56%) PMO
5 11 (1.43%) SLA
6 9 (1.17%) NIST
7 6 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.39%) P3O
9 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.26%) IFRS
9 2 (0.26%) ITGC
9 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.13%) Basel II
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) GAAP
10 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 46 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (1.82%) vSphere
5 12 (1.56%) Docker
6 6 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.52%) vCloud
8 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.26%) XenApp
9 1 (0.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (4.03%) SCCM
2 16 (2.08%) vCenter Server
3 13 (1.69%) SELinux
4 11 (1.43%) Ansible
4 11 (1.43%) Terraform
5 10 (1.30%) Kibana
5 10 (1.30%) logstash
5 10 (1.30%) Packer
5 10 (1.30%) SCOM
6 5 (0.65%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.65%) Puppet
7 4 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.39%) Salt
9 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.26%) Dollar Universe
9 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.26%) Nessus
9 2 (0.26%) Netcool
9 2 (0.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 184 (23.90%) Microsoft
2 81 (10.52%) Oracle
3 63 (8.18%) SAP
4 37 (4.81%) VMware
5 34 (4.42%) Cisco
6 28 (3.64%) Tableau
7 24 (3.12%) Dell
8 17 (2.21%) NetApp
9 14 (1.82%) IBM
10 13 (1.69%) HP
11 10 (1.30%) Fujitsu
11 10 (1.30%) Google
11 10 (1.30%) McAfee
12 9 (1.17%) Adobe
13 8 (1.04%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.91%) Databricks
14 7 (0.91%) EMC
14 7 (0.91%) Novell
14 7 (0.91%) Samsung
15 6 (0.78%) ServiceNow