Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 21 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,151 1,262 1,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.53% 8.29% 7.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.95% 22.60% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 707 940 847
Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,100 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%

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 5,016 5,584 5,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 41.52% 36.70% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,425 4,228 4,550
Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £69,900 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 19 March 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 19 March 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 +2 800 £37,750 -9.04% 157
East Midlands +6 349 £40,000 - 96
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 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.

1 536 (46.57%) Problem-Solving
2 298 (25.89%) Microsoft
3 283 (24.59%) Degree
4 250 (21.72%) SQL
5 219 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
6 197 (17.12%) Analytics
7 180 (15.64%) Business Intelligence
8 171 (14.86%) Retail
9 164 (14.25%) SQL Server
10 163 (14.16%) ITIL
11 155 (13.47%) Project Management
12 145 (12.60%) Windows
13 144 (12.51%) Security Cleared
14 134 (11.64%) Mathematics
14 134 (11.64%) Visualisation
15 126 (10.95%) Software Engineering
16 125 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
17 122 (10.60%) Finance
18 114 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
19 111 (9.64%) SDLC
20 109 (9.47%) SC Cleared
21 102 (8.86%) C#
22 101 (8.77%) Service Management
22 101 (8.77%) Data Analysis
23 98 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
24 97 (8.43%) Telecoms
25 96 (8.34%) Data Analytics
26 95 (8.25%) Active Directory
27 91 (7.91%) C
28 88 (7.65%) .NET

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 55 (4.78%) SAS
2 52 (4.52%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.13%) Confluence
4 13 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (1.04%) Skype for Business
6 11 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.70%) MQSeries
8 7 (0.61%) Apache
8 7 (0.61%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.43%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.43%) WordPress
10 3 (0.26%) IIS
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.17%) CICS
11 2 (0.17%) CMS
11 2 (0.17%) DNN
11 2 (0.17%) JBoss
11 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 98 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 83 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.35%) SPSS
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.087%) CATIA
8 1 (0.087%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.087%) InDesign
8 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.13%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.52%) Raiser's Edge
6 4 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.35%) JDE OneWorld
6 4 (0.35%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.17%) assyst
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.17%) Primavera
8 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.087%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 114 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (6.69%) Office 365
4 30 (2.61%) SaaS
5 29 (2.52%) PaaS
6 26 (2.26%) IaaS
7 24 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
8 15 (1.30%) Google Analytics
9 11 (0.96%) OneDrive
10 9 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.43%) Amazon Glacier
11 5 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.43%) GitHub
11 5 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.26%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 83 (7.21%) Internet
2 47 (4.08%) Firewall
3 36 (3.13%) DNS
4 27 (2.35%) DHCP
5 25 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 22 (1.91%) SAN
7 21 (1.82%) MPLS
8 20 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
9 19 (1.65%) LAN
10 18 (1.56%) WLAN
11 17 (1.48%) Network Security
12 16 (1.39%) WAN
12 16 (1.39%) Wireless
13 15 (1.30%) VoIP
14 14 (1.22%) Kerberos
14 14 (1.22%) NAS
14 14 (1.22%) SNMP
14 14 (1.22%) VLAN
15 12 (1.04%) Skype
16 11 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 79 (6.86%) Power BI
2 79 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (6.52%) Big Data
4 72 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
5 62 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 38 (3.30%) QlikView
8 29 (2.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 26 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (2.09%) Relational Database
11 22 (1.91%) Hadoop
12 19 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (1.56%) Qlik Sense
13 18 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (1.39%) OLAP
15 14 (1.22%) SAS EBI
16 13 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
17 11 (0.96%) MySQL
18 10 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (2.52%) Rational DOORS
3 26 (2.26%) JIRA
4 21 (1.82%) Visual Studio
5 18 (1.56%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.13%) Selenium
7 9 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.70%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.43%) Maven
9 5 (0.43%) Rational Quality Manager
9 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.43%) StarTeam
10 4 (0.35%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.35%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.35%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.35%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.26%) NetBeans
11 3 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 171 (14.86%) Retail
2 122 (10.60%) Finance
3 97 (8.43%) Telecoms
4 84 (7.30%) Marketing
5 66 (5.73%) Automotive
6 41 (3.56%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.82%) Legal
8 16 (1.39%) Electronics
9 15 (1.30%) Aerospace
9 15 (1.30%) Law
10 14 (1.22%) Billing
11 13 (1.13%) General Ledger
12 12 (1.04%) Games
13 11 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.70%) Banking
15 4 (0.35%) Advertising
16 3 (0.26%) Back Office
16 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.087%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.087%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 330 (28.67%) Analyst
2 237 (20.59%) Developer
3 89 (7.73%) Business Analyst
4 56 (4.87%) Senior Developer
5 53 (4.60%) Software Engineer
6 50 (4.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 43 (3.74%) Data Analyst
8 41 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 39 (3.39%) C# Developer
10 38 (3.30%) .NET Developer
10 38 (3.30%) Graduate
11 34 (2.95%) Junior
12 33 (2.87%) Graduate Analyst
13 29 (2.52%) Architect
14 28 (2.43%) SQL Developer
14 28 (2.43%) Test Analyst
15 26 (2.26%) Support Analyst
16 25 (2.17%) Project Manager
16 25 (2.17%) Service Manager
16 25 (2.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (7.65%) .NET
2 58 (5.04%) HTML
3 57 (4.95%) Web Services
4 49 (4.26%) CSS
5 31 (2.69%) MDX
6 27 (2.35%) Spring
7 24 (2.09%) ASP.NET
8 21 (1.82%) .NET Framework
9 20 (1.74%) HTML5
9 20 (1.74%) jQuery
9 20 (1.74%) XML
10 16 (1.39%) RESTful
11 15 (1.30%) CSS3
12 13 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (1.13%) EDI
12 13 (1.13%) JSON
12 13 (1.13%) LDAP
13 11 (0.96%) Middleware
13 11 (0.96%) REST
14 10 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 75 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
2 67 (5.82%) Management Information System
3 54 (4.69%) Internet of Things
4 36 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 31 (2.69%) Cyberattack
6 29 (2.52%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
8 23 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.00%) VHDL
9 22 (1.91%) EPoS
10 20 (1.74%) Social Media
11 17 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 16 (1.39%) Public Cloud
13 15 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.22%) CMDB
15 13 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (1.13%) Mainframe
15 13 (1.13%) User Experience
16 12 (1.04%) PMI
17 10 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 145 (12.60%) Windows
2 76 (6.60%) Windows Server
3 57 (4.95%) Linux
4 32 (2.78%) Unix
5 25 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (1.39%) Windows 10
7 15 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.43%) Android
10 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.35%) CentOS
12 3 (0.26%) DC/OS
12 3 (0.26%) Solaris
12 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (46.57%) Problem-Solving
2 219 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (17.12%) Analytics
4 180 (15.64%) Business Intelligence
5 163 (14.16%) ITIL
6 155 (13.47%) Project Management
7 134 (11.64%) Mathematics
7 134 (11.64%) Visualisation
8 126 (10.95%) Software Engineering
9 125 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 111 (9.64%) SDLC
11 101 (8.77%) Data Analysis
11 101 (8.77%) Service Management
12 96 (8.34%) Data Analytics
13 84 (7.30%) Analytical Thinking
14 82 (7.12%) ETL
15 80 (6.95%) UML
16 79 (6.86%) Data Visualisation
17 77 (6.69%) Decision-Making
18 76 (6.60%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 250 (21.72%) SQL
2 102 (8.86%) C#
3 91 (7.91%) C
4 73 (6.34%) Python
5 70 (6.08%) Java
6 67 (5.82%) C++
7 58 (5.04%) T-SQL
8 50 (4.34%) JavaScript
9 48 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 41 (3.56%) R
11 26 (2.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 26 (2.26%) VB
12 25 (2.17%) PL/SQL
13 23 (2.00%) VB.NET
14 22 (1.91%) VBA
15 15 (1.30%) VBScript
16 13 (1.13%) RPG
16 13 (1.13%) RPG IV
17 11 (0.96%) PHP
18 8 (0.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 283 (24.59%) Degree
2 144 (12.51%) Security Cleared
3 109 (9.47%) SC Cleared
4 40 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 36 (3.13%) ISEB
6 26 (2.26%) ISTQB
6 26 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (2.09%) DV Cleared
9 22 (1.91%) HNC
9 22 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (1.39%) CISSP
11 15 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (1.30%) PMI Certification
12 13 (1.13%) CISM
12 13 (1.13%) ISEB Practitioner
12 13 (1.13%) MCITP
12 13 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 11 (0.96%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.52%) GDPR
2 64 (5.56%) SLA
3 35 (3.04%) Data Quality
4 32 (2.78%) QA
5 15 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.30%) PMO
6 10 (0.87%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.78%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.52%) COBIT
9 4 (0.35%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.17%) DO-160
12 1 (0.087%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.087%) GxP
12 1 (0.087%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 95 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (1.22%) vSphere
6 13 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.96%) Docker
8 10 (0.87%) BitLocker
9 8 (0.70%) XenApp
10 7 (0.61%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.43%) Firmware
11 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.26%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.087%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.087%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.087%) Snort
13 1 (0.087%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (1.91%) SCCM
2 18 (1.56%) SELinux
3 17 (1.48%) SCOM
4 13 (1.13%) SCVMM
5 8 (0.70%) Netcool
6 7 (0.61%) Ansible
6 7 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (0.52%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.52%) Puppet
8 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.43%) Packer
8 5 (0.43%) Terraform
9 4 (0.35%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.35%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.26%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 298 (25.89%) Microsoft
2 75 (6.52%) Tableau
3 73 (6.34%) VMware
4 49 (4.26%) SAP
5 48 (4.17%) Oracle
6 30 (2.61%) McAfee
7 27 (2.35%) Cisco
7 27 (2.35%) Google
8 23 (2.00%) Citrix
9 22 (1.91%) IBM
10 21 (1.82%) JD Edwards
11 19 (1.65%) Dell
12 17 (1.48%) HP
13 15 (1.30%) SolarWinds
14 14 (1.22%) Alteryx
14 14 (1.22%) Cognos
14 14 (1.22%) JDA
14 14 (1.22%) Remedy
15 12 (1.04%) Avaya
16 10 (0.87%) Juniper