Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 23 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,048 1,253 1,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.88% 8.40% 7.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.32% 21.11% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 757 956 950
Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.22% +2.50% +11.06%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,375 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,425 5,935 7,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 40.78% 39.79% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4,029 4,782 5,396
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,008 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +2 746 £40,000 -5.88% 140
East Midlands -11 301 £44,500 +11.25% 104
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 388 (37.02%) Problem-Solving
2 284 (27.10%) Finance
3 258 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
4 228 (21.76%) SQL
5 207 (19.75%) Microsoft
6 196 (18.70%) Degree
7 154 (14.69%) SQL Server
8 138 (13.17%) Analytics
9 137 (13.07%) ITIL
10 136 (12.98%) Retail
11 130 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
12 124 (11.83%) Self-Motivation
13 118 (11.26%) Windows
14 106 (10.11%) Microsoft Excel
15 100 (9.54%) .NET
16 90 (8.59%) Project Management
16 90 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
17 89 (8.49%) Business Analysis
17 89 (8.49%) Computer Science
18 86 (8.21%) C#
19 84 (8.02%) JavaScript
20 83 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
21 81 (7.73%) Decision-Making
22 80 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
22 80 (7.63%) Service Management
22 80 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
23 78 (7.44%) Mathematics
24 77 (7.35%) Data Analysis
25 76 (7.25%) Change Management
26 75 (7.16%) Time 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 31 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 17 (1.62%) SAS
4 13 (1.24%) CMS
4 13 (1.24%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.15%) IIS
6 8 (0.76%) nginx
7 7 (0.67%) Confluence
8 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.48%) Site Server
9 4 (0.38%) Apache
9 4 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.38%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.38%) WordPress
10 3 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.19%) DNN
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.095%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.095%) Tomcat
Applications
1 106 (10.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 80 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.43%) Simulink
6 13 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.38%) EPLAN
8 4 (0.38%) InVision
8 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.38%) UserZoom
9 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.095%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.095%) Maya
10 1 (0.095%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (1.15%) NetSuite
4 11 (1.05%) HFM
5 8 (0.76%) FastStats
6 7 (0.67%) assyst
6 7 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.67%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
7 5 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.38%) SAP APO
9 3 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.19%) Infor LN
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.19%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.19%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.19%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 83 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (3.72%) Office 365
4 21 (2.00%) SaaS
5 15 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
6 14 (1.34%) SuccessFactors
7 11 (1.05%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.86%) PaaS
10 8 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.67%) Mimecast
12 6 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.19%) G Suite
14 2 (0.19%) IaaS
14 2 (0.19%) Trello
15 1 (0.095%) Adobe Analytics
15 1 (0.095%) Datadog
15 1 (0.095%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.15%) Firewall
2 43 (4.10%) Internet
3 21 (2.00%) LAN
4 20 (1.91%) WAN
5 18 (1.72%) Ethernet
6 17 (1.62%) VPN
6 17 (1.62%) Wireless
7 16 (1.53%) DNS
8 14 (1.34%) Network Security
8 14 (1.34%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.05%) MPLS
10 10 (0.95%) HTTP
10 10 (0.95%) SMS
11 9 (0.86%) DHCP
11 9 (0.86%) VLAN
11 9 (0.86%) VoIP
12 7 (0.67%) BGP
12 7 (0.67%) Broadband
12 7 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (4.20%) Big Data
5 43 (4.10%) Power BI
6 42 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (3.91%) Relational Database
8 27 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (2.48%) NoSQL
10 20 (1.91%) Essbase
11 19 (1.81%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (1.43%) MS Access
14 14 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (1.24%) MySQL
16 12 (1.15%) QlikView
16 12 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
18 9 (0.86%) SAP BW
19 8 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (2.10%) Git (software)
2 21 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 18 (1.72%) JIRA
4 15 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
5 11 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.67%) Selenium
8 6 (0.57%) Axure RP
8 6 (0.57%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.38%) eCATT
9 4 (0.38%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.38%) LSMW
9 4 (0.38%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.29%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.19%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.19%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 284 (27.10%) Finance
2 136 (12.98%) Retail
3 72 (6.87%) Manufacturing
4 65 (6.20%) Legal
5 52 (4.96%) Marketing
6 42 (4.01%) Games
7 30 (2.86%) Electronics
8 28 (2.67%) Publishing
9 27 (2.58%) Banking
9 27 (2.58%) Telecoms
10 26 (2.48%) Law
11 21 (2.00%) Automotive
12 14 (1.34%) Billing
13 12 (1.15%) Advertising
14 8 (0.76%) Back Office
15 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.38%) French Language
15 4 (0.38%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
17 2 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 333 (31.77%) Analyst
2 166 (15.84%) Developer
3 126 (12.02%) Business Analyst
4 71 (6.77%) Architect
5 59 (5.63%) Graduate
6 51 (4.87%) Graduate Analyst
7 45 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 42 (4.01%) Consultant
9 37 (3.53%) Data Analyst
9 37 (3.53%) Technical Analyst
10 34 (3.24%) Graduate Technical Analyst
11 32 (3.05%) Project Manager
12 31 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
13 29 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
14 26 (2.48%) .NET Developer
15 24 (2.29%) Software Engineer
15 24 (2.29%) Transition Manager
16 22 (2.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 22 (2.10%) C# Developer
16 22 (2.10%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (9.54%) .NET
2 55 (5.25%) Web Services
3 54 (5.15%) HTML
4 51 (4.87%) CSS
5 46 (4.39%) XML
6 42 (4.01%) ASP.NET
7 33 (3.15%) JSON
8 28 (2.67%) RESTful
9 27 (2.58%) jQuery
10 24 (2.29%) REST
11 20 (1.91%) WCF
12 19 (1.81%) .NET Framework
12 19 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (1.72%) Node.js
13 18 (1.72%) SOAP
14 13 (1.24%) WinForms
15 12 (1.15%) EDI
16 11 (1.05%) Hibernate
16 11 (1.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 124 (11.83%) Self-Motivation
2 89 (8.49%) Computer Science
3 74 (7.06%) Management Information System
4 56 (5.34%) Data Centre
5 37 (3.53%) User Experience
6 29 (2.77%) Analytical Mindset
7 26 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.72%) Fintech
9 17 (1.62%) Data Structures
9 17 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
10 16 (1.53%) EPoS
11 15 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 14 (1.34%) Verilog
12 14 (1.34%) VHDL
12 14 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (0.95%) Credit Risk
13 10 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 118 (11.26%) Windows
2 44 (4.20%) Windows Server
3 39 (3.72%) Linux
4 32 (3.05%) Unix
5 13 (1.24%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.15%) Android
6 12 (1.15%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.67%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.29%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.19%) CentOS
14 1 (0.095%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.095%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (37.02%) Problem-Solving
2 258 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (13.17%) Analytics
4 137 (13.07%) ITIL
5 130 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
6 90 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 90 (8.59%) Project Management
7 89 (8.49%) Business Analysis
8 81 (7.73%) Decision-Making
9 80 (7.63%) Service Management
9 80 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 78 (7.44%) Mathematics
11 77 (7.35%) Data Analysis
12 76 (7.25%) Change Management
13 75 (7.16%) Time Management
14 69 (6.58%) ERP
15 60 (5.73%) Software Engineering
16 57 (5.44%) Data Management
16 57 (5.44%) SDLC
16 57 (5.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 228 (21.76%) SQL
2 86 (8.21%) C#
3 84 (8.02%) JavaScript
4 65 (6.20%) Java
5 57 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 32 (3.05%) Python
7 29 (2.77%) C
8 28 (2.67%) VB.NET
9 22 (2.10%) PowerShell
10 19 (1.81%) VB
11 17 (1.62%) PHP
12 16 (1.53%) VBA
13 15 (1.43%) MATLAB
14 14 (1.34%) R
15 11 (1.05%) ABAP
16 8 (0.76%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.76%) VB6
17 7 (0.67%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.67%) X++
18 5 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 196 (18.70%) Degree
2 62 (5.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (4.87%) Security Cleared
4 47 (4.48%) ISEB
5 32 (3.05%) SC Cleared
6 31 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
7 30 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 22 (2.10%) ISEB Practitioner
10 21 (2.00%) CISSP
11 18 (1.72%) HNC
12 14 (1.34%) HND
12 14 (1.34%) ISTQB
12 14 (1.34%) MCSE
13 13 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (1.24%) CISM
14 12 (1.15%) Master's Degree
14 12 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
15 11 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (0.95%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.44%) QA
2 44 (4.20%) GDPR
3 41 (3.91%) SLA
4 33 (3.15%) Data Quality
5 31 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (2.39%) PMO
7 23 (2.19%) PCI DSS
7 23 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 8 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.19%) DO-160
12 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.095%) COBIT
13 1 (0.095%) GxP
13 1 (0.095%) P3O
13 1 (0.095%) PMBOK
System Software
1 45 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.81%) Firmware
4 15 (1.43%) vSphere
5 12 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.05%) Docker
7 10 (0.95%) XenApp
8 8 (0.76%) Varnish
9 6 (0.57%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.48%) Snort
11 3 (0.29%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.095%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.095%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.095%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.05%) SCCM
2 5 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.38%) Oozie
3 4 (0.38%) SCOM
3 4 (0.38%) Wonderware InTouch
4 3 (0.29%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.29%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.29%) NetVault Backup
4 3 (0.29%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.19%) Nessus
5 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.19%) Puppet
5 2 (0.19%) QRadar
5 2 (0.19%) Stealthwatch
5 2 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 207 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 73 (6.97%) Oracle
3 59 (5.63%) SAP
4 38 (3.63%) VMware
5 35 (3.34%) Cisco
6 29 (2.77%) Google
7 26 (2.48%) Remedy
8 23 (2.19%) HP
9 22 (2.10%) Tableau
10 18 (1.72%) Citrix
11 17 (1.62%) Informatica
11 17 (1.62%) JD Edwards
12 16 (1.53%) Hyperion
13 15 (1.43%) IBM
14 14 (1.34%) McAfee
14 14 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (1.15%) Dell
15 12 (1.15%) ServiceNow
16 11 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
16 11 (1.05%) Xamarin