Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 22 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 379 892 1,071
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.14% 7.89% 7.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.45% 20.52% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 310 715 796
Median annual salary £46,974 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.43% -2.44% -1.20%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1,550 4,347 5,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.38% 38.46% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,213 3,378 3,835
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,828 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in the Midlands

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in the Midlands over the 6 months to 29 October 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 29 October 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 -2 241 £47,250 +18.13% 53
East Midlands +10 136 £42,500 - 42
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 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.

1 157 (41.42%) Problem-Solving
2 105 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (26.12%) SQL
4 94 (24.80%) Degree
5 93 (24.54%) Finance
6 91 (24.01%) Windows
7 90 (23.75%) Microsoft
8 83 (21.90%) Azure
9 59 (15.57%) SQL Server
10 56 (14.78%) Analytics
11 53 (13.98%) Python
12 46 (12.14%) C#
13 43 (11.35%) AWS
13 43 (11.35%) Cybersecurity
14 41 (10.82%) JavaScript
15 40 (10.55%) Power Platform
16 39 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (10.03%) Linux
18 37 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (9.76%) DevOps
19 34 (8.97%) Java
20 33 (8.71%) ITIL
20 33 (8.71%) Power BI
21 32 (8.44%) Oracle
21 32 (8.44%) T-SQL
22 31 (8.18%) C++
22 31 (8.18%) Unix
22 31 (8.18%) PowerShell
23 30 (7.92%) Git (software)
24 29 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 10 (2.64%) Confluence
1 10 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.85%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.58%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.32%) CMS
4 5 (1.32%) Sitefinity
5 4 (1.06%) nginx
5 4 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.79%) IIS
6 3 (0.79%) WordPress
7 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.26%) Apache
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Synapse
8 1 (0.26%) Drupal
8 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.79%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.53%) Quantrix
6 1 (0.26%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 8 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.06%) Eikon
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.53%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.53%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.53%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.26%) JDE World
4 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.26%) Social Studio
4 1 (0.26%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 83 (21.90%) Azure
2 43 (11.35%) AWS
3 40 (10.55%) Power Platform
4 24 (6.33%) SaaS
5 18 (4.75%) Office 365
6 8 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (2.11%) GCP
6 8 (2.11%) Serverless
7 7 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (1.85%) PowerApps
8 5 (1.32%) PaaS
9 4 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.06%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (1.06%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (1.06%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.06%) iPaaS
10 3 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.79%) AWS CodeBuild
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.12%) Firewall
2 13 (3.43%) VLAN
3 12 (3.17%) BGP
3 12 (3.17%) OSPF
4 11 (2.90%) LAN
4 11 (2.90%) Wireless
5 10 (2.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (2.64%) DNS
5 10 (2.64%) WAN
6 9 (2.37%) Network Security
7 8 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (2.11%) SAN
8 7 (1.85%) DHCP
8 7 (1.85%) MPLS
8 7 (1.85%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.58%) EIGRP
9 6 (1.58%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (1.58%) VPN
9 6 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.71%) Power BI
3 29 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (6.86%) Big Data
4 26 (6.86%) Data Lake
5 25 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (5.28%) Crystal Reports
6 20 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (5.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (3.96%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.69%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.64%) HBase
9 10 (2.64%) MySQL
9 10 (2.64%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.11%) Tableau
11 7 (1.85%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.85%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.58%) Impala
12 6 (1.58%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (7.92%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.07%) JIRA
3 20 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.85%) Subversion
6 6 (1.58%) Selenium
6 6 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (1.32%) ERwin
7 5 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (1.06%) Cypress.io
8 4 (1.06%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.79%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.53%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.26%) JBehave
11 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 93 (24.54%) Finance
2 17 (4.49%) Public Sector
3 12 (3.17%) Marketing
4 11 (2.90%) Retail
5 9 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.11%) Electronics
7 7 (1.85%) Legal
8 6 (1.58%) Banking
9 4 (1.06%) French Language
9 4 (1.06%) Social Housing
10 3 (0.79%) Automotive
10 3 (0.79%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.53%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.53%) Back Office
12 1 (0.26%) Advertising
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (24.54%) Analyst
2 75 (19.79%) Developer
3 23 (6.07%) Architect
3 23 (6.07%) Business Analyst
4 22 (5.80%) Senior Developer
4 22 (5.80%) Support Analyst
5 18 (4.75%) Applications Support
5 18 (4.75%) Software Engineer
6 17 (4.49%) Administrator
6 17 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (3.96%) Applications Support Analyst
7 15 (3.96%) Software Developer
8 14 (3.69%) Project Leader
9 13 (3.43%) .NET Developer
9 13 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
10 12 (3.17%) Junior
10 12 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (3.17%) SQL Developer
11 11 (2.90%) C# Developer
11 11 (2.90%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.12%) .NET
2 26 (6.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 23 (6.07%) HTML
4 20 (5.28%) CSS
5 19 (5.01%) AngularJS
6 18 (4.75%) WCF
7 15 (3.96%) jQuery
8 14 (3.69%) React
9 12 (3.17%) HTML5
10 11 (2.90%) ASP.NET
10 11 (2.90%) RESTful
10 11 (2.90%) WinForms
11 10 (2.64%) WPF
12 8 (2.11%) .NET Framework
12 8 (2.11%) CSS3
12 8 (2.11%) REST
13 7 (1.85%) ASP.NET Core
13 7 (1.85%) JSON
13 7 (1.85%) Kafka
14 6 (1.58%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.86%) Analytical Mindset
2 17 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (4.22%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.22%) User Experience
4 15 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.17%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.90%) Replication
7 7 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.85%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.32%) VHDL
9 4 (1.06%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.06%) Renewable Energy
9 4 (1.06%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.79%) Clustering
10 3 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.53%) NHS
11 2 (0.53%) PMI
11 2 (0.53%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.53%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 91 (24.01%) Windows
2 38 (10.03%) Linux
3 31 (8.18%) Unix
4 17 (4.49%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.43%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.58%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (1.06%) Android
10 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (41.42%) Problem-Solving
2 105 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (14.78%) Analytics
4 43 (11.35%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (9.76%) DevOps
6 37 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (8.71%) ITIL
8 29 (7.65%) Change Management
9 28 (7.39%) Computer Science
9 28 (7.39%) Scrum
10 27 (7.12%) Project Delivery
11 26 (6.86%) Decision-Making
12 24 (6.33%) ETL
12 24 (6.33%) Service Management
13 22 (5.80%) Data Science
13 22 (5.80%) Microservices
13 22 (5.80%) User Stories
14 21 (5.54%) Data Modelling
15 20 (5.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 99 (26.12%) SQL
2 53 (13.98%) Python
3 46 (12.14%) C#
4 41 (10.82%) JavaScript
5 34 (8.97%) Java
6 32 (8.44%) T-SQL
7 31 (8.18%) C++
7 31 (8.18%) PowerShell
8 26 (6.86%) Perl
9 18 (4.75%) R
10 16 (4.22%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.64%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.85%) PHP
12 7 (1.85%) VBA
13 5 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.32%) C
14 3 (0.79%) ES6
14 3 (0.79%) Google Apps Script
14 3 (0.79%) Scala
14 3 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 94 (24.80%) Degree
2 23 (6.07%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.54%) SC Cleared
4 19 (5.01%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (3.96%) CCNP
7 12 (3.17%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.37%) MCSE
11 7 (1.85%) CCIE
11 7 (1.85%) CISSP
12 6 (1.58%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 6 (1.58%) MCSA
13 5 (1.32%) CCNA
14 4 (1.06%) CISM
14 4 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
15 3 (0.79%) CSPO
15 3 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.75%) NIST
2 10 (2.64%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.64%) QA
3 7 (1.85%) GDPR
4 6 (1.58%) PMO
5 5 (1.32%) GPG13
5 5 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.53%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.53%) SLA
7 1 (0.26%) Basel III
7 1 (0.26%) COREP
7 1 (0.26%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.26%) IFRS
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.26%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (5.28%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.96%) Docker
4 8 (2.11%) Firmware
4 8 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.85%) HDFS
6 6 (1.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (1.58%) BitLocker
7 5 (1.32%) Varnish
8 4 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.06%) vSphere
8 4 (1.06%) XenApp
9 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 19 (5.01%) SCCM
2 9 (2.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.58%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (1.32%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.32%) SELinux
6 4 (1.06%) Nagios
6 4 (1.06%) Terraform
7 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.79%) WSUS
8 2 (0.53%) MIIS
8 2 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 90 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.44%) Oracle
3 20 (5.28%) VMware
4 17 (4.49%) Google
4 17 (4.49%) Symantec
5 16 (4.22%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.90%) Cisco
7 10 (2.64%) Dell
7 10 (2.64%) SAP
8 8 (2.11%) IBM
8 8 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.85%) Ab Initio
9 7 (1.85%) Splunk
9 7 (1.85%) Teradata
9 7 (1.85%) TOWER Software
10 6 (1.58%) Cloudera
10 6 (1.58%) FireEye
10 6 (1.58%) Meraki
10 6 (1.58%) SolarWinds
10 6 (1.58%) Tanium