Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 24 23
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,255 1,230 1,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.28% 7.46% 7.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.47% 20.23% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 938 868 1,020
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,425 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,584 6,080 6,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 36.83% 36.89% 36.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,285 4,600 5,096
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,100 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,550 £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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +5 836 £41,500 +10.57% 155
East Midlands +1 421 £40,000 -5.88% 100
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 332 (26.45%) Finance
2 312 (24.86%) SQL
3 283 (22.55%) Microsoft
4 244 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 202 (16.10%) Degree
6 186 (14.82%) Business Intelligence
7 170 (13.55%) ITIL
8 155 (12.35%) Retail
9 150 (11.95%) Java
10 148 (11.79%) Analytics
11 143 (11.39%) Manufacturing
12 137 (10.92%) SAP
13 136 (10.84%) SQL Server
13 136 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 135 (10.76%) Windows
15 125 (9.96%) Marketing
16 123 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
17 114 (9.08%) Project Management
18 112 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
19 111 (8.84%) .NET
20 106 (8.45%) Test Automation
21 100 (7.97%) Microsoft Office
22 96 (7.65%) ERP
23 92 (7.33%) CRM
24 87 (6.93%) C#
24 87 (6.93%) QA
25 86 (6.85%) Business Analysis
26 85 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
27 83 (6.61%) Management Information System
28 80 (6.37%) 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 43 (3.43%) SAS
2 28 (2.23%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.07%) Apache Spark
4 19 (1.51%) CMS
5 18 (1.43%) NetWeaver
6 15 (1.20%) Confluence
7 13 (1.04%) IIS
7 13 (1.04%) MQSeries
8 10 (0.80%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.64%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.48%) OpenEdge
11 5 (0.40%) Apache
11 5 (0.40%) JBoss
11 5 (0.40%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.32%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.32%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 123 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 100 (7.97%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.80%) SPSS
6 9 (0.72%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.72%) Simulink
7 8 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.16%) Abaqus
9 2 (0.16%) InVision
9 2 (0.16%) NASTRAN
9 2 (0.16%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.080%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.080%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 32 (2.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 19 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (1.51%) SAP S/4HANA
3 15 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 15 (1.20%) SAP FI
3 15 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 12 (0.96%) SAP CRM
5 10 (0.80%) assyst
6 9 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.64%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.64%) SAP IS-U
8 7 (0.56%) SAP QM
9 5 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 5 (0.40%) SAP FSCM
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.32%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.32%) SAP EWM
10 4 (0.32%) SAP GRC
10 4 (0.32%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.63%) SaaS
4 32 (2.55%) Office 365
5 22 (1.75%) PaaS
6 13 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
8 10 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (0.80%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.56%) AdWords
10 6 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.32%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
12 3 (0.24%) Serverless
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.16%) Datadog
13 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.59%) Firewall
2 28 (2.23%) LAN
3 24 (1.91%) WAN
4 23 (1.83%) SMS
5 22 (1.75%) MPLS
6 19 (1.51%) Internet
7 14 (1.12%) DNS
8 13 (1.04%) Broadband
8 13 (1.04%) Network Security
8 13 (1.04%) VLAN
9 12 (0.96%) SSL
10 10 (0.80%) NAS
11 9 (0.72%) SAN
11 9 (0.72%) Wireless
12 8 (0.64%) BGP
12 8 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (0.64%) DHCP
12 8 (0.64%) HTTP
12 8 (0.64%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 85 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 54 (4.30%) Big Data
6 43 (3.43%) Relational Database
7 37 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
9 27 (2.15%) Hadoop
9 27 (2.15%) MySQL
10 25 (1.99%) Power BI
11 22 (1.75%) QlikView
12 21 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (1.51%) NoSQL
14 15 (1.20%) OLAP
15 14 (1.12%) Data Mining
16 13 (1.04%) HBase
16 13 (1.04%) Oracle Database
16 13 (1.04%) SAP BW
17 12 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 50 (3.98%) Selenium
2 37 (2.95%) JIRA
3 34 (2.71%) Git (software)
4 25 (1.99%) LSMW
5 23 (1.83%) eCATT
6 22 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (1.67%) Jenkins
8 19 (1.51%) Visual Studio
9 17 (1.35%) WebDriver
10 16 (1.27%) JUnit
11 15 (1.20%) Gradle
12 12 (0.96%) Android Studio
13 9 (0.72%) ProC
13 9 (0.72%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.48%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (0.40%) Axure RP
15 5 (0.40%) git-flow
16 4 (0.32%) GoCD
16 4 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 332 (26.45%) Finance
2 155 (12.35%) Retail
3 143 (11.39%) Manufacturing
4 125 (9.96%) Marketing
5 73 (5.82%) Publishing
6 53 (4.22%) Banking
7 37 (2.95%) Billing
8 32 (2.55%) Games
9 24 (1.91%) Legal
10 20 (1.59%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.27%) Advertising
12 15 (1.20%) Automotive
13 12 (0.96%) Mandarin Language
14 11 (0.88%) Law
15 10 (0.80%) Electronics
16 9 (0.72%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.48%) Local Government
18 5 (0.40%) Back Office
19 4 (0.32%) French Language
19 4 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 379 (30.20%) Analyst
2 202 (16.10%) Developer
3 106 (8.45%) Consultant
4 82 (6.53%) Business Analyst
5 61 (4.86%) SAP Consultant
6 54 (4.30%) Architect
7 49 (3.90%) Graduate
8 43 (3.43%) Data Analyst
8 43 (3.43%) Software Engineer
9 40 (3.19%) Applications Support
10 39 (3.11%) SQL Developer
11 38 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
12 37 (2.95%) Graduate Analyst
13 35 (2.79%) Junior
14 34 (2.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 32 (2.55%) Support Engineer
15 32 (2.55%) Technical Analyst
15 32 (2.55%) Test Analyst
16 31 (2.47%) Java Developer
16 31 (2.47%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (8.84%) .NET
2 63 (5.02%) HTML
3 56 (4.46%) Web Services
4 52 (4.14%) CSS
5 47 (3.75%) XML
6 36 (2.87%) ASP.NET
7 31 (2.47%) EDI
8 27 (2.15%) REST
9 24 (1.91%) SOAP
10 23 (1.83%) IDoc
10 23 (1.83%) jQuery
11 19 (1.51%) RESTful
12 16 (1.27%) .NET Framework
13 13 (1.04%) HTML5
13 13 (1.04%) Spring
13 13 (1.04%) Web Dynpro
14 12 (0.96%) Ajax
15 11 (0.88%) AngularJS
15 11 (0.88%) Middleware
15 11 (0.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 83 (6.61%) Management Information System
2 69 (5.50%) Computer Science
3 46 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 37 (2.95%) User Experience
5 34 (2.71%) Analytical Mindset
5 34 (2.71%) Driving Licence
6 29 (2.31%) Social Media
7 24 (1.91%) Algorithms
7 24 (1.91%) Data Structures
8 23 (1.83%) LIMS
9 22 (1.75%) BBC
10 20 (1.59%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.43%) NHS
12 12 (0.96%) Fintech
13 11 (0.88%) Clustering
13 11 (0.88%) Replication
14 10 (0.80%) PMI
15 8 (0.64%) Graphic Design
16 7 (0.56%) AS400
16 7 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 135 (10.76%) Windows
2 69 (5.50%) Linux
3 39 (3.11%) Windows Server
4 36 (2.87%) Unix
5 24 (1.91%) Android
5 24 (1.91%) Windows 10
6 23 (1.83%) Windows 8
7 22 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.04%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.88%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.16%) AIX
13 2 (0.16%) CentOS
13 2 (0.16%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.080%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (14.82%) Business Intelligence
3 170 (13.55%) ITIL
4 148 (11.79%) Analytics
5 136 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 114 (9.08%) Project Management
7 112 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 106 (8.45%) Test Automation
9 96 (7.65%) ERP
10 92 (7.33%) CRM
11 86 (6.85%) Business Analysis
12 80 (6.37%) Time Management
13 79 (6.29%) SDLC
14 78 (6.22%) PRINCE2
15 76 (6.06%) Service Management
16 73 (5.82%) Software Engineering
17 70 (5.58%) Mathematics
18 69 (5.50%) ETL
19 68 (5.42%) Scrum
20 66 (5.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 312 (24.86%) SQL
2 150 (11.95%) Java
3 87 (6.93%) C#
4 72 (5.74%) JavaScript
5 57 (4.54%) ABAP
6 51 (4.06%) C
7 46 (3.67%) Python
8 42 (3.35%) T-SQL
9 38 (3.03%) R
10 34 (2.71%) PHP
11 29 (2.31%) PL/SQL
12 25 (1.99%) VBA
13 23 (1.83%) C++
14 18 (1.43%) Scala
15 15 (1.20%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.20%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.72%) MATLAB
16 9 (0.72%) Ruby
17 8 (0.64%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 202 (16.10%) Degree
2 54 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 40 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.91%) ISTQB
6 23 (1.83%) ISEB
6 23 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.27%) CCNP
9 15 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 15 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
10 14 (1.12%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.88%) CISSP
12 10 (0.80%) PhD
12 10 (0.80%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.72%) CCNA
13 9 (0.72%) MCSE
13 9 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (6.93%) QA
2 43 (3.43%) PMO
3 33 (2.63%) SLA
4 24 (1.91%) GDPR
5 23 (1.83%) Data Quality
6 15 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.72%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.64%) IEC 61508
8 8 (0.64%) IEC 62304
9 6 (0.48%) COBIT
10 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.32%) COSO
12 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.080%) HAZOP
14 1 (0.080%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 48 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.51%) Docker
4 10 (0.80%) Firmware
5 9 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.56%) vSphere
7 6 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (0.48%) ISA Server
7 6 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.32%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.16%) NFS
10 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.16%) XenApp
11 1 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.080%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.080%) Snort
Systems Management
1 29 (2.31%) SCCM
2 11 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
2 11 (0.88%) SCOM
3 9 (0.72%) Puppet
4 8 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.56%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (0.56%) SCOrch
6 6 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.48%) QRadar
7 4 (0.32%) Ansible
7 4 (0.32%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.32%) Stealthwatch
7 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.16%) Packer
8 2 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 283 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 137 (10.92%) SAP
3 73 (5.82%) Oracle
4 47 (3.75%) Tableau
5 42 (3.35%) Google
6 41 (3.27%) Cisco
7 32 (2.55%) VMware
8 17 (1.35%) IBM
9 16 (1.27%) Capita
9 16 (1.27%) CheckPoint
9 16 (1.27%) F5
10 15 (1.20%) Citrix
10 15 (1.20%) ServiceNow
11 14 (1.12%) Remedy
12 13 (1.04%) Cognos
12 13 (1.04%) HP
12 13 (1.04%) JD Edwards
12 13 (1.04%) Juniper
13 12 (0.96%) Adobe
14 11 (0.88%) Talend