Period
to 17 April 2021

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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 24 19
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 486 714 1,215
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 6.39% 7.89% 10.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.76% 20.31% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 367 590 725
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,125 £21,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,875 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £44,730 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.99% +19.28% -6.25%
75th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,100 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,364 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.68% +3.00% -

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 2,736 3,515 5,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 35.96% 38.86% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,004 2,831 3,446
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,750
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
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 17 April 2021.

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 17 April 2021. 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 -10 334 £42,500 - 100
East Midlands -6 152 £40,125 -10.83% 50
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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.

1 227 (46.71%) Problem-Solving
2 148 (30.45%) Microsoft
3 136 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (26.95%) SQL
5 94 (19.34%) Azure
6 88 (18.11%) Degree
7 87 (17.90%) Business Intelligence
8 85 (17.49%) Finance
9 84 (17.28%) Analytics
10 82 (16.87%) Windows
11 71 (14.61%) SQL Server
12 67 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
13 64 (13.17%) Microsoft Excel
14 61 (12.55%) Power Platform
15 57 (11.73%) Management Information System
16 56 (11.52%) Power BI
17 55 (11.32%) C#
18 54 (11.11%) JavaScript
18 54 (11.11%) Scrum
19 52 (10.70%) Microsoft 365
20 49 (10.08%) Decision-Making
20 49 (10.08%) Active Directory
21 48 (9.88%) Java
21 48 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
22 46 (9.47%) .NET
22 46 (9.47%) Retail
23 45 (9.26%) Python
23 45 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
24 44 (9.05%) Linux
24 44 (9.05%) Data Analysis

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 23 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.70%) Confluence
3 6 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.23%) SAS
4 5 (1.03%) CMS
5 4 (0.82%) IIS
5 4 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.62%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.62%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.41%) Apache
7 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.21%) CICS
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 67 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (13.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.82%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.85%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.41%) Magento
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 94 (19.34%) Azure
2 61 (12.55%) Power Platform
3 52 (10.70%) Microsoft 365
4 24 (4.94%) AWS
4 24 (4.94%) SaaS
5 13 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.26%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (2.06%) PaaS
8 9 (1.85%) npm
9 6 (1.23%) Amazon Cognito
9 6 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.23%) GitHub
9 6 (1.23%) Serverless
10 5 (1.03%) GCP
11 4 (0.82%) Apple Pay
11 4 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.82%) Google Pay
12 3 (0.62%) PowerApps
12 3 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.41%) Firewall
2 26 (5.35%) DNS
3 25 (5.14%) VoIP
4 22 (4.53%) TCP/IP
5 19 (3.91%) Remote Desktop
6 17 (3.50%) SAN
7 15 (3.09%) Broadband
8 13 (2.67%) DHCP
9 12 (2.47%) LAN
10 11 (2.26%) WAN
11 10 (2.06%) Network Security
11 10 (2.06%) VLAN
12 8 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.44%) WLAN
14 6 (1.23%) PSTN
14 6 (1.23%) Wireless
15 5 (1.03%) Internet
15 5 (1.03%) Intranet
16 4 (0.82%) HTTPS
17 3 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 56 (11.52%) Power BI
3 24 (4.94%) Tableau
4 23 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.47%) MySQL
9 10 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (1.44%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.44%) OLAP
12 6 (1.23%) Big Data
13 5 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.03%) DB2
13 5 (1.03%) Redis
14 4 (0.82%) QlikView
14 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (7.82%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.56%) JIRA
3 10 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.65%) Xcode
5 6 (1.23%) Selenium
5 6 (1.23%) Subversion
6 5 (1.03%) NUnit
7 4 (0.82%) git-flow
7 4 (0.82%) Gradle
7 4 (0.82%) MSTest
7 4 (0.82%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.41%) jspm
9 2 (0.41%) Moq
9 2 (0.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 85 (17.49%) Finance
2 46 (9.47%) Retail
3 24 (4.94%) Marketing
4 22 (4.53%) Public Sector
4 22 (4.53%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.88%) Publishing
6 13 (2.67%) Back Office
7 12 (2.47%) Law
8 9 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.23%) Advertising
9 6 (1.23%) Billing
9 6 (1.23%) Games
10 3 (0.62%) Electronics
10 3 (0.62%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.62%) Housing Association
10 3 (0.62%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 141 (29.01%) Analyst
2 110 (22.63%) Developer
3 31 (6.38%) Business Analyst
4 29 (5.97%) Software Engineer
5 27 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 26 (5.35%) Software Developer
7 25 (5.14%) IT Support
8 24 (4.94%) Senior Developer
9 23 (4.73%) Architect
9 23 (4.73%) Data Analyst
9 23 (4.73%) IT Engineer
10 21 (4.32%) Full Stack Developer
11 20 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 19 (3.91%) IT Analyst
12 19 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
13 16 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (2.88%) IT Support Analyst
15 13 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 12 (2.47%) Applications Support
16 12 (2.47%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.47%) .NET
2 38 (7.82%) CSS
2 38 (7.82%) HTML
3 30 (6.17%) AngularJS
3 30 (6.17%) jQuery
4 23 (4.73%) .NET Framework
5 20 (4.12%) ASP.NET
6 18 (3.70%) React
7 15 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (2.88%) JSON
9 13 (2.67%) HTML5
10 12 (2.47%) Entity Framework
10 12 (2.47%) Sass
11 11 (2.26%) .NET Core
11 11 (2.26%) Node.js
11 11 (2.26%) REST
11 11 (2.26%) RESTful
11 11 (2.26%) XML
12 10 (2.06%) WCF
13 8 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.73%) Management Information System
2 30 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (5.14%) Analytical Mindset
4 20 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 20 (4.12%) User Experience
5 17 (3.50%) Replication
6 15 (3.09%) Clustering
7 10 (2.06%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (1.44%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.44%) AS400
9 7 (1.44%) NHS
10 6 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.23%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (1.23%) IVR
10 6 (1.23%) Taxonomies
11 5 (1.03%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.82%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 82 (16.87%) Windows
2 44 (9.05%) Linux
3 19 (3.91%) Unix
4 18 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.50%) Windows 10
6 13 (2.67%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.65%) Android
8 6 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.82%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (46.71%) Problem-Solving
2 136 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (17.90%) Business Intelligence
4 84 (17.28%) Analytics
5 54 (11.11%) Scrum
6 49 (10.08%) Decision-Making
7 48 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
9 44 (9.05%) Data Analysis
10 40 (8.23%) Project Management
11 37 (7.61%) Computer Science
12 36 (7.41%) DevOps
13 32 (6.58%) Information Security
13 32 (6.58%) SDLC
14 31 (6.38%) Software Engineering
15 30 (6.17%) Data Modelling
15 30 (6.17%) Time Management
15 30 (6.17%) Visualisation
16 29 (5.97%) Mathematics
17 28 (5.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (26.95%) SQL
2 55 (11.32%) C#
3 54 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 48 (9.88%) Java
5 45 (9.26%) Python
6 34 (7.00%) PowerShell
7 25 (5.14%) T-SQL
8 20 (4.12%) C++
9 18 (3.70%) TypeScript
10 17 (3.50%) C
11 15 (3.09%) VBA
12 14 (2.88%) Perl
13 10 (2.06%) R
14 8 (1.65%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.65%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.23%) Embedded C
15 6 (1.23%) Embedded C++
15 6 (1.23%) PHP
15 6 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.03%) RPG
Qualifications
1 88 (18.11%) Degree
2 19 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.09%) CISSP
4 15 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.06%) CCNP
6 10 (2.06%) MCSA
7 9 (1.85%) MCSE
8 8 (1.65%) CSPO
8 8 (1.65%) SANS
9 7 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.44%) ISEB
9 7 (1.44%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.23%) CISM
10 6 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.03%) CRISC
11 5 (1.03%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.73%) SLA
2 21 (4.32%) Data Quality
3 17 (3.50%) QA
4 9 (1.85%) GDPR
4 9 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.85%) PMO
5 7 (1.44%) NIST
5 7 (1.44%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.41%) GPG13
6 2 (0.41%) NCSC
7 1 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.21%) P3O
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (10.08%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.47%) vSphere
5 12 (2.47%) XenApp
6 11 (2.26%) Firmware
6 11 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.65%) Docker
8 5 (1.03%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.82%) KVM
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.21%) HDFS
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (2.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (2.26%) SCCM
3 6 (1.23%) CSIRT
3 6 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (0.62%) SELinux
5 3 (0.62%) Terraform
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.41%) MIIS
6 2 (0.41%) Nessus
6 2 (0.41%) OpenVAS
6 2 (0.41%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.41%) WMI
6 2 (0.41%) WSUS
7 1 (0.21%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 148 (30.45%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.20%) VMware
3 28 (5.76%) Oracle
4 26 (5.35%) Citrix
5 22 (4.53%) Dell
6 19 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (3.29%) HP
8 15 (3.09%) Cisco
9 14 (2.88%) Avaya
9 14 (2.88%) Google
9 14 (2.88%) TOWER Software
9 14 (2.88%) Veeam
10 12 (2.47%) EMC
11 11 (2.26%) SAP
12 10 (2.06%) Draytek
12 10 (2.06%) SolarWinds
12 10 (2.06%) SonicWALL
13 9 (1.85%) JD Edwards
14 8 (1.65%) IBM
14 8 (1.65%) Tanium