Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 19 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 822 1,173 1,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.13% 9.58% 8.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.82% 23.32% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 659 744 935
Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.69% -3.75% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 3,949 5,030 5,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.04% 41.09% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,128 3,442 4,178
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,425
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 0 557 £42,500 +13.33% 148
East Midlands -4 264 £45,000 +5.88% 91
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 372 (45.26%) Problem-Solving
2 258 (31.39%) SQL
3 211 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
4 202 (24.57%) Microsoft
5 163 (19.83%) SQL Server
6 149 (18.13%) Finance
7 137 (16.67%) C#
8 131 (15.94%) .NET
9 115 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
10 109 (13.26%) Azure
11 108 (13.14%) Windows
12 107 (13.02%) JavaScript
13 105 (12.77%) Degree
14 102 (12.41%) Linux
15 99 (12.04%) Java
16 97 (11.80%) Oracle
17 87 (10.58%) Analytics
18 78 (9.49%) SDLC
19 74 (9.00%) Retail
20 73 (8.88%) Project Management
20 73 (8.88%) DevOps
21 72 (8.76%) ITIL
22 70 (8.52%) T-SQL
22 70 (8.52%) Git (software)
23 67 (8.15%) SAP
24 64 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 64 (7.79%) Power Platform
24 64 (7.79%) Power BI
25 63 (7.66%) Analytical Thinking
26 62 (7.54%) CSS

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 32 (3.89%) Confluence
1 32 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.41%) SAS
3 20 (2.43%) IIS
4 14 (1.70%) Apache
4 14 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (1.70%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.58%) WebSphere
6 12 (1.46%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.61%) CICS
7 5 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.49%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.24%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.24%) WordPress
11 1 (0.12%) CMS
Applications
1 57 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (6.08%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.85%) InVision
5 7 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.85%) Sketch
5 7 (0.85%) Zeplin
6 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.07%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (0.97%) Magento
3 5 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.61%) SAP HCM
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.49%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.36%) assyst
5 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.36%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.24%) Lawson
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.12%) Maximo
7 1 (0.12%) Primavera
7 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 109 (13.26%) Azure
2 64 (7.79%) Power Platform
3 56 (6.81%) AWS
4 39 (4.74%) SaaS
5 37 (4.50%) Office 365
6 14 (1.70%) Azure Data Factory
7 12 (1.46%) PaaS
8 11 (1.34%) IaaS
9 10 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
11 8 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.97%) PowerApps
12 6 (0.73%) GitHub
12 6 (0.73%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.61%) GCP
14 4 (0.49%) Serverless
15 3 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.36%) Azure Stack
15 3 (0.36%) Boomi
15 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.35%) Firewall
2 28 (3.41%) DNS
3 26 (3.16%) DHCP
4 22 (2.68%) LAN
4 22 (2.68%) Wireless
5 21 (2.55%) VoIP
6 19 (2.31%) WAN
7 17 (2.07%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (1.95%) Internet
9 15 (1.82%) SAN
10 13 (1.58%) Network Security
11 10 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (1.22%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.61%) VPN
13 4 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (0.49%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.49%) NAS
13 4 (0.49%) SMTP
14 3 (0.36%) NX-OS
14 3 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (19.83%) SQL Server
2 64 (7.79%) Power BI
2 64 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (4.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 37 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (3.65%) Big Data
7 26 (3.16%) SAP HANA
8 25 (3.04%) SAP BW
9 24 (2.92%) Oracle Database
10 23 (2.80%) Hadoop
11 20 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (2.43%) Relational Database
12 17 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.82%) MongoDB
14 14 (1.70%) QlikView
15 12 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (1.22%) Apache Hive
18 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 70 (8.52%) Git (software)
2 56 (6.81%) JIRA
3 42 (5.11%) Jenkins
4 36 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (3.77%) Selenium
6 27 (3.28%) JMeter
7 23 (2.80%) SonarQube
8 19 (2.31%) Maven
9 17 (2.07%) JUnit
10 16 (1.95%) Visual Studio
11 15 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (1.70%) WebDriver
13 12 (1.46%) Artifactory
14 10 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
15 9 (1.09%) Postman
15 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 8 (0.97%) Cucumber
17 7 (0.85%) SpecFlow
17 7 (0.85%) Zephyr
18 6 (0.73%) SoapUI
General
1 149 (18.13%) Finance
2 74 (9.00%) Retail
3 51 (6.20%) Marketing
4 48 (5.84%) Manufacturing
5 43 (5.23%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.92%) Electronics
7 22 (2.68%) Banking
8 21 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (2.31%) Public Sector
10 10 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.22%) Military
11 8 (0.97%) Automotive
11 8 (0.97%) Law
11 8 (0.97%) Legal
12 6 (0.73%) Advertising
12 6 (0.73%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.49%) Games
14 3 (0.36%) Back Office
14 3 (0.36%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 184 (22.38%) Developer
2 172 (20.92%) Analyst
3 59 (7.18%) .NET Developer
4 55 (6.69%) Senior Developer
5 46 (5.60%) Architect
6 42 (5.11%) Consultant
7 35 (4.26%) Software Developer
8 34 (4.14%) C# Developer
9 33 (4.01%) Administrator
10 32 (3.89%) Technical Analyst
11 30 (3.65%) Data Analyst
12 28 (3.41%) Business Analyst
12 28 (3.41%) Software Engineer
13 26 (3.16%) Graduate
13 26 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 22 (2.68%) Java Developer
15 21 (2.55%) IT Support
15 21 (2.55%) SAP Administrator
15 21 (2.55%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (15.94%) .NET
2 62 (7.54%) CSS
3 61 (7.42%) HTML
4 43 (5.23%) ASP.NET
5 42 (5.11%) Web Services
6 33 (4.01%) XML
7 31 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (3.16%) RESTful
8 26 (3.16%) Spring
8 26 (3.16%) WCF
9 25 (3.04%) WPF
10 24 (2.92%) jQuery
11 22 (2.68%) .NET Framework
12 21 (2.55%) AngularJS
12 21 (2.55%) HTML5
12 21 (2.55%) SAP Basis
13 18 (2.19%) CSS3
13 18 (2.19%) J2EE
14 16 (1.95%) Elastic Stack
15 15 (1.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.18%) Management Information System
2 58 (7.06%) User Experience
3 55 (6.69%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 23 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (2.68%) Algorithms
7 21 (2.55%) Data Centre
8 19 (2.31%) Analytical Mindset
9 17 (2.07%) Public Cloud
10 12 (1.46%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.22%) VHDL
12 9 (1.09%) PMI
13 8 (0.97%) Credit Risk
13 8 (0.97%) EPoS
14 7 (0.85%) Internet of Things
14 7 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
14 7 (0.85%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.73%) Cyberattack
15 6 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 108 (13.14%) Windows
2 102 (12.41%) Linux
3 61 (7.42%) Unix
4 40 (4.87%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.95%) Android
7 13 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.46%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.09%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.97%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.24%) HPUX
12 2 (0.24%) OpenVMS
12 2 (0.24%) Solaris
12 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (45.26%) Problem-Solving
2 211 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
4 87 (10.58%) Analytics
5 78 (9.49%) SDLC
6 73 (8.88%) DevOps
6 73 (8.88%) Project Management
7 72 (8.76%) ITIL
8 63 (7.66%) Analytical Thinking
9 62 (7.54%) Mentoring
10 59 (7.18%) Decision-Making
10 59 (7.18%) Scrum
11 54 (6.57%) Computer Science
12 52 (6.33%) Test Automation
13 51 (6.20%) Cybersecurity
13 51 (6.20%) Software Engineering
14 47 (5.72%) Data Analysis
15 46 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (5.47%) Mathematics
17 42 (5.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 258 (31.39%) SQL
2 137 (16.67%) C#
3 107 (13.02%) JavaScript
4 99 (12.04%) Java
5 70 (8.52%) T-SQL
6 52 (6.33%) Python
7 42 (5.11%) R
8 37 (4.50%) C
9 35 (4.26%) C++
10 31 (3.77%) PowerShell
11 28 (3.41%) PL/SQL
12 26 (3.16%) TypeScript
13 23 (2.80%) ABAP
14 13 (1.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 10 (1.22%) PHP
16 9 (1.09%) Apple Swift
16 9 (1.09%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.09%) Scala
16 9 (1.09%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 105 (12.77%) Degree
2 37 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (3.65%) SC Cleared
5 24 (2.92%) ISTQB
6 23 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (2.55%) CISSP
8 20 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (2.07%) CISM
10 15 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (1.34%) PMI Certification
12 10 (1.22%) ISEB
12 10 (1.22%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 10 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (1.09%) CCNA
13 9 (1.09%) Postgraduate
14 7 (0.85%) CCNP
14 7 (0.85%) Master's Degree
14 7 (0.85%) MCSE
14 7 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.06%) QA
2 35 (4.26%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.19%) SLA
4 14 (1.70%) PMO
5 13 (1.58%) GDPR
5 13 (1.58%) NIST
6 8 (0.97%) IFRS
7 7 (0.85%) Basel II
7 7 (0.85%) IFRS 9
8 5 (0.61%) COBIT
9 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 4 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.36%) P3O
10 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.24%) ITGC
12 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17025
12 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 43 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.34%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (1.34%) vSphere
4 9 (1.09%) Docker
5 4 (0.49%) vCloud
5 4 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.24%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (3.65%) SCCM
2 18 (2.19%) Kibana
3 16 (1.95%) logstash
4 15 (1.82%) vCenter Server
5 12 (1.46%) Ansible
6 11 (1.34%) Terraform
7 10 (1.22%) Packer
7 10 (1.22%) SCOM
7 10 (1.22%) SELinux
8 6 (0.73%) Puppet
9 4 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.36%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.36%) Salt
10 3 (0.36%) WSUS
11 2 (0.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 2 (0.24%) CSIRT
11 2 (0.24%) Dollar Universe
11 2 (0.24%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 202 (24.57%) Microsoft
2 97 (11.80%) Oracle
3 67 (8.15%) SAP
4 48 (5.84%) Cisco
5 32 (3.89%) VMware
6 26 (3.16%) Dell
7 24 (2.92%) Tableau
8 23 (2.80%) IBM
9 20 (2.43%) HP
10 16 (1.95%) NetApp
11 13 (1.58%) Cognos
12 11 (1.34%) McAfee
13 10 (1.22%) Fujitsu
13 10 (1.22%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.09%) Adobe
15 8 (0.97%) Google
15 8 (0.97%) Samsung
16 7 (0.85%) Ab Initio
16 7 (0.85%) Netezza
16 7 (0.85%) Novell