Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 24 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,088 1,261 1,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.77% 8.17% 7.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.50% 19.91% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 788 918 947
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.17% +2.22%

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 5,579 6,332 7,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.83% 41.01% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4,183 5,072 5,491
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,949 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +4 785 £40,000 - 137
East Midlands -9 301 £42,500 +6.25% 85
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 418 (38.42%) Problem-Solving
2 336 (30.88%) Finance
3 261 (23.99%) SQL
4 242 (22.24%) Microsoft
5 232 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
6 203 (18.66%) Degree
7 155 (14.25%) Windows
8 140 (12.87%) SQL Server
9 136 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
10 135 (12.41%) ITIL
11 133 (12.22%) Analytics
12 131 (12.04%) Retail
13 127 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
14 110 (10.11%) Microsoft Excel
15 105 (9.65%) .NET
16 98 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
17 97 (8.92%) Manufacturing
18 95 (8.73%) Project Management
19 92 (8.46%) C#
20 90 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
21 84 (7.72%) Computer Science
22 83 (7.63%) Data Analysis
23 82 (7.54%) Java
23 82 (7.54%) Service Management
24 79 (7.26%) JavaScript
24 79 (7.26%) Business Analysis
25 77 (7.08%) Legal
26 76 (6.99%) Microsoft Office
27 71 (6.53%) ERP
27 71 (6.53%) Mathematics

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 34 (3.13%) SAS
2 25 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.38%) CMS
4 15 (1.38%) IIS
5 14 (1.29%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.74%) MQSeries
6 8 (0.74%) nginx
7 6 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.46%) Site Server
9 4 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.37%) Confluence
10 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.18%) Apache
11 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.18%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.092%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.092%) WordPress
Applications
1 110 (10.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (6.99%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.93%) Spreadsheet
4 18 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.56%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.92%) Simulink
8 4 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.37%) ProjectWise
9 3 (0.28%) SPSS
9 3 (0.28%) UserZoom
10 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.18%) InVision
11 1 (0.092%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.092%) Maya
Business Applications
1 29 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (1.01%) HFM
4 8 (0.74%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.64%) assyst
5 7 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.64%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.46%) FastStats
6 5 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.37%) SAP APO
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.18%) Infor LN
9 2 (0.18%) iTrent
9 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.18%) Postilion
9 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 90 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (4.69%) Office 365
4 33 (3.03%) SaaS
5 20 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
6 16 (1.47%) PaaS
7 14 (1.29%) Google Analytics
7 14 (1.29%) SuccessFactors
8 10 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
9 8 (0.74%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.28%) AdWords
13 2 (0.18%) G Suite
13 2 (0.18%) Trello
14 1 (0.092%) GitHub
14 1 (0.092%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.68%) Internet
2 35 (3.22%) Firewall
3 24 (2.21%) DNS
4 21 (1.93%) LAN
5 18 (1.65%) Network Security
6 17 (1.56%) WAN
7 14 (1.29%) DHCP
7 14 (1.29%) VPN
8 11 (1.01%) SAN
8 11 (1.01%) SMS
8 11 (1.01%) VLAN
9 9 (0.83%) Ethernet
9 9 (0.83%) MPLS
10 8 (0.74%) HTTP
10 8 (0.74%) SSL
10 8 (0.74%) VoIP
10 8 (0.74%) Wireless
11 7 (0.64%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.55%) Intranet
12 6 (0.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 46 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (4.14%) Big Data
5 42 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (3.13%) Power BI
7 25 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (2.21%) Hadoop
9 23 (2.11%) NoSQL
10 20 (1.84%) Essbase
10 20 (1.84%) MySQL
11 19 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (1.10%) QlikView
15 11 (1.01%) MS Access
16 10 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
16 10 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
17 9 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (2.48%) Visual Studio
2 25 (2.30%) Selenium
3 19 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.29%) JIRA
6 11 (1.01%) SpecFlow
7 10 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
8 8 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 8 (0.74%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.46%) Axure RP
10 5 (0.46%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.37%) eCATT
11 4 (0.37%) LSMW
12 3 (0.28%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 2 (0.18%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 336 (30.88%) Finance
2 131 (12.04%) Retail
3 97 (8.92%) Manufacturing
4 77 (7.08%) Legal
5 64 (5.88%) Marketing
6 41 (3.77%) Games
7 36 (3.31%) Publishing
8 32 (2.94%) Banking
9 26 (2.39%) Law
10 24 (2.21%) Telecoms
11 23 (2.11%) Electronics
12 22 (2.02%) Automotive
13 20 (1.84%) Advertising
14 14 (1.29%) Back Office
15 10 (0.92%) Billing
16 6 (0.55%) French Language
17 4 (0.37%) General Ledger
18 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.28%) German Language
18 3 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 325 (29.87%) Analyst
2 146 (13.42%) Developer
3 105 (9.65%) Business Analyst
4 63 (5.79%) Graduate
5 62 (5.70%) Architect
6 54 (4.96%) Graduate Analyst
7 51 (4.69%) Consultant
8 50 (4.60%) Data Analyst
9 38 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
10 37 (3.40%) Technical Analyst
11 33 (3.03%) Graduate Technical Analyst
12 29 (2.67%) Applications Support
13 28 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
14 27 (2.48%) Administrator
14 27 (2.48%) Software Engineer
15 25 (2.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 25 (2.30%) Project Manager
15 25 (2.30%) Senior Developer
16 24 (2.21%) Senior Business Analyst
17 22 (2.02%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (9.65%) .NET
2 57 (5.24%) HTML
3 55 (5.06%) XML
4 52 (4.78%) Web Services
5 45 (4.14%) CSS
6 39 (3.58%) ASP.NET
7 31 (2.85%) RESTful
8 26 (2.39%) REST
9 24 (2.21%) JSON
9 24 (2.21%) SOAP
10 19 (1.75%) .NET Framework
11 16 (1.47%) Node.js
11 16 (1.47%) WCF
12 14 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (1.29%) jQuery
13 13 (1.19%) Hibernate
13 13 (1.19%) WinForms
14 11 (1.01%) Ajax
14 11 (1.01%) AngularJS
14 11 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 136 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 84 (7.72%) Computer Science
3 62 (5.70%) Management Information System
4 56 (5.15%) Data Centre
5 44 (4.04%) User Experience
6 33 (3.03%) Analytical Mindset
7 26 (2.39%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.02%) Fintech
9 18 (1.65%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.10%) Social Media
11 12 (1.10%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (0.92%) Driving Licence
14 9 (0.83%) CMDB
14 9 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (0.74%) CESG
16 7 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 155 (14.25%) Windows
2 61 (5.61%) Windows Server
3 45 (4.14%) Linux
4 27 (2.48%) Unix
5 16 (1.47%) Windows 10
6 14 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.19%) Mac OS X
8 12 (1.10%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.74%) Android
9 8 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.46%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.092%) CentOS
12 1 (0.092%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (38.42%) Problem-Solving
2 232 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (12.41%) ITIL
4 133 (12.22%) Analytics
5 127 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
6 98 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
7 95 (8.73%) Project Management
8 83 (7.63%) Data Analysis
9 82 (7.54%) Service Management
10 79 (7.26%) Business Analysis
11 71 (6.53%) ERP
11 71 (6.53%) Mathematics
12 70 (6.43%) Change Management
13 66 (6.07%) Scrum
14 65 (5.97%) Service Delivery
15 64 (5.88%) Decision-Making
15 64 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 60 (5.51%) Time Management
17 59 (5.42%) SDLC
18 56 (5.15%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 261 (23.99%) SQL
2 92 (8.46%) C#
3 82 (7.54%) Java
4 79 (7.26%) JavaScript
5 55 (5.06%) T-SQL
6 31 (2.85%) PowerShell
7 27 (2.48%) C
8 22 (2.02%) Python
9 19 (1.75%) PHP
10 18 (1.65%) VBA
11 17 (1.56%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.47%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.19%) R
14 10 (0.92%) MATLAB
14 10 (0.92%) VB
15 9 (0.83%) X++
16 8 (0.74%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.55%) ABAP
17 6 (0.55%) C++
18 5 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 203 (18.66%) Degree
2 60 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (4.87%) Security Cleared
4 36 (3.31%) ISEB
5 35 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 25 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 20 (1.84%) ISEB Practitioner
9 19 (1.75%) PhD
10 18 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (1.65%) MCSE
11 15 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (1.38%) HNC
12 13 (1.19%) ISTQB
12 13 (1.19%) Master's Degree
12 13 (1.19%) MCP
13 12 (1.10%) CISSP
14 11 (1.01%) CISM
15 10 (0.92%) CISA
15 10 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.42%) QA
2 35 (3.22%) GDPR
3 34 (3.13%) SLA
4 31 (2.85%) Data Quality
4 31 (2.85%) PMO
5 29 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (1.38%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.37%) ISO 26262
12 2 (0.18%) COBIT
12 2 (0.18%) HAZOP
12 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.092%) IFRS
13 1 (0.092%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.092%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 60 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.93%) Docker
4 17 (1.56%) Firmware
5 16 (1.47%) vSphere
6 12 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (1.10%) XenApp
7 8 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.74%) Varnish
8 6 (0.55%) BitLocker
8 6 (0.55%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.092%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (2.11%) SCCM
2 12 (1.10%) SCOM
2 12 (1.10%) SCOrch
3 6 (0.55%) Stealthwatch
4 5 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.46%) NetVault Backup
4 5 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.37%) Puppet
5 4 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.28%) Ansible
6 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.28%) Oozie
7 2 (0.18%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 2 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 242 (22.24%) Microsoft
2 66 (6.07%) Oracle
3 58 (5.33%) SAP
4 47 (4.32%) VMware
5 37 (3.40%) Google
6 28 (2.57%) Cisco
7 26 (2.39%) Remedy
8 25 (2.30%) Tableau
9 23 (2.11%) Informatica
10 21 (1.93%) ServiceNow
11 16 (1.47%) Citrix
11 16 (1.47%) HP
11 16 (1.47%) Hyperion
12 14 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.19%) Veeam
13 13 (1.19%) Xamarin
14 12 (1.10%) JD Edwards
15 11 (1.01%) Capita
15 11 (1.01%) McAfee
15 11 (1.01%) NetApp