Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 21 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 983 364 871
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.19% 9.02% 7.81%
As % of the General category 16.06% 17.66% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 628 283 671
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,267 £25,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £29,041
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £45,000 £40,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.11% +11.11% +1.25%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Analytical Skills is in the General 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 6,120 2,061 5,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 57.23% 51.08% 51.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4,100 1,597 4,506
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +6.48% +2.86%

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 +5 572 £46,000 -2.02% 143
East Midlands +5 403 £38,750 -6.63% 71
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 395 (40.18%) Social Skills
2 344 (34.99%) Problem-Solving
3 247 (25.13%) Degree
4 212 (21.57%) SQL
5 211 (21.46%) Microsoft
6 189 (19.23%) Mentoring
7 171 (17.40%) Business Intelligence
8 167 (16.99%) Coaching
9 154 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
10 153 (15.56%) Finance
11 148 (15.06%) Analytics
12 132 (13.43%) Azure
13 103 (10.48%) Windows
14 93 (9.46%) Power Platform
15 91 (9.26%) Retail
16 90 (9.16%) Self-Motivation
17 88 (8.95%) Data Analysis
18 87 (8.85%) C#
18 87 (8.85%) Organisational Skills
19 86 (8.75%) JavaScript
19 86 (8.75%) .NET
19 86 (8.75%) Data Modelling
20 84 (8.55%) Decision-Making
21 83 (8.44%) Power BI
22 82 (8.34%) Microsoft Excel
22 82 (8.34%) Project Management
23 81 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
23 81 (8.24%) Visualisation
24 80 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
25 74 (7.53%) Marketing

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 22 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.93%) Confluence
3 18 (1.83%) CMS
4 13 (1.32%) Apache
5 11 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.12%) SAS
6 9 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 7 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.71%) nginx
7 7 (0.71%) Sitefinity
8 6 (0.61%) Drupal
9 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.41%) WordPress
11 3 (0.31%) IIS
12 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.10%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.10%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 82 (8.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 81 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.71%) InDesign
6 6 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.31%) SPSS
8 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.20%) Simulink
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.10%) Figma
Business Applications
1 6 (0.61%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 6 (0.61%) nopCommerce
1 6 (0.61%) Oracle BRM
1 6 (0.61%) Shopify
2 5 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.51%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.31%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.20%) Sage 500
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.10%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 132 (13.43%) Azure
2 93 (9.46%) Power Platform
3 71 (7.22%) AWS
4 54 (5.49%) Microsoft 365
5 32 (3.26%) SaaS
6 28 (2.85%) GCP
7 20 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
8 15 (1.53%) GitHub
9 14 (1.42%) Azure Data Factory
9 14 (1.42%) Serverless
10 11 (1.12%) Google Analytics
11 10 (1.02%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 10 (1.02%) PowerApps
12 9 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (0.81%) Force.com
14 7 (0.71%) PaaS
15 6 (0.61%) Cloudflare
15 6 (0.61%) Google Tag Manager
15 6 (0.61%) Power Automate
16 4 (0.41%) Mavenlink
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.07%) Broadband
2 27 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.63%) VPN
4 15 (1.53%) Firewall
5 14 (1.42%) LAN
6 13 (1.32%) WAN
7 12 (1.22%) Internet
8 10 (1.02%) DNS
9 8 (0.81%) VSAN
10 6 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.51%) DHCP
11 5 (0.51%) SAN
12 4 (0.41%) NAS
12 4 (0.41%) WLAN
13 3 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.31%) Cisco ISE
13 3 (0.31%) FlexRay
13 3 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
13 3 (0.31%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (8.44%) Power BI
2 80 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
3 67 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 31 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (3.15%) Tableau
5 26 (2.64%) MySQL
6 21 (2.14%) Data Lake
6 21 (2.14%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.83%) Big Data
8 17 (1.73%) NoSQL
9 15 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (1.42%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.32%) Data Mining
12 12 (1.22%) MongoDB
13 10 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (1.02%) QlikView
13 10 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 30 (3.05%) JIRA
3 23 (2.34%) Subversion
4 20 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 18 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 17 (1.73%) Selenium
6 17 (1.73%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.22%) Bitbucket
8 8 (0.81%) ERwin
8 8 (0.81%) gulp
9 7 (0.71%) Gradle
9 7 (0.71%) webpack
9 7 (0.71%) Xcode
10 6 (0.61%) Android Studio
10 6 (0.61%) Cactus
11 5 (0.51%) NUnit
11 5 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.51%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 395 (40.18%) Social Skills
2 153 (15.56%) Finance
3 91 (9.26%) Retail
4 87 (8.85%) Organisational Skills
5 74 (7.53%) Marketing
6 49 (4.98%) Telecoms
7 47 (4.78%) Presentation Skills
8 44 (4.48%) Influencing Skills
9 40 (4.07%) Law
10 33 (3.36%) Public Sector
11 32 (3.26%) Manufacturing
12 31 (3.15%) Legal
13 14 (1.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 13 (1.32%) Advertising
15 11 (1.12%) Automotive
15 11 (1.12%) Documentation Skills
15 11 (1.12%) Local Government
16 9 (0.92%) Electronics
17 8 (0.81%) Banking
17 8 (0.81%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 215 (21.87%) Analyst
2 192 (19.53%) Graduate
3 147 (14.95%) Developer
4 45 (4.58%) Business Analyst
4 45 (4.58%) Data Analyst
5 43 (4.37%) Consultant
6 38 (3.87%) Software Engineer
7 31 (3.15%) IT Assistant
8 30 (3.05%) Full Stack Developer
9 29 (2.95%) Architect
9 29 (2.95%) Data Engineer
9 29 (2.95%) IT Graduate
10 25 (2.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 24 (2.44%) Lead Developer
11 24 (2.44%) Supply Chain Assistant
11 24 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
12 23 (2.34%) Embedded Engineer
12 23 (2.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 23 (2.34%) Service Analyst
13 22 (2.24%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (8.75%) .NET
2 69 (7.02%) HTML
3 57 (5.80%) CSS
4 46 (4.68%) AngularJS
5 37 (3.76%) REST
6 28 (2.85%) jQuery
6 28 (2.85%) React
7 24 (2.44%) Web Services
8 23 (2.34%) XML
9 22 (2.24%) .NET Framework
10 21 (2.14%) ASP.NET
11 19 (1.93%) Node.js
12 17 (1.73%) JSON
13 16 (1.63%) HTML5
13 16 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (1.42%) .NET Core
15 13 (1.32%) Entity Framework
15 13 (1.32%) Kafka
16 12 (1.22%) Ajax
16 12 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 90 (9.16%) Self-Motivation
2 47 (4.78%) Management Information System
3 45 (4.58%) Analytical Mindset
4 43 (4.37%) User Experience
5 34 (3.46%) Data Structures
6 28 (2.85%) Security Operations Centre
7 27 (2.75%) CCTV
8 20 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.93%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 17 (1.73%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.73%) Social Media
12 14 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
13 13 (1.32%) Housing Association
14 10 (1.02%) Internet of Things
14 10 (1.02%) Legacy Systems
15 8 (0.81%) Life Science
16 7 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
17 6 (0.61%) Blog
17 6 (0.61%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 103 (10.48%) Windows
2 64 (6.51%) Linux
3 27 (2.75%) Windows 10
4 25 (2.54%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.24%) Embedded Linux
6 20 (2.03%) Unix
7 18 (1.83%) Windows Server 2016
8 17 (1.73%) Android
9 15 (1.53%) Apple iOS
10 11 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.92%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.81%) Solaris
13 7 (0.71%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (34.99%) Problem-Solving
2 189 (19.23%) Mentoring
3 171 (17.40%) Business Intelligence
4 167 (16.99%) Coaching
5 154 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (15.06%) Analytics
7 88 (8.95%) Data Analysis
8 86 (8.75%) Data Modelling
9 84 (8.55%) Decision-Making
10 82 (8.34%) Project Management
11 81 (8.24%) Visualisation
12 68 (6.92%) ITIL
13 67 (6.82%) ETL
14 66 (6.71%) Software Engineering
15 63 (6.41%) Analytical Thinking
16 60 (6.10%) Validation
17 54 (5.49%) Change Management
17 54 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
18 53 (5.39%) Incident Management
19 52 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (21.57%) SQL
2 87 (8.85%) C#
3 86 (8.75%) JavaScript
4 67 (6.82%) Python
5 52 (5.29%) C
6 39 (3.97%) Java
7 35 (3.56%) C++
8 25 (2.54%) TypeScript
9 24 (2.44%) R
10 23 (2.34%) Embedded C
11 22 (2.24%) Embedded C++
11 22 (2.24%) PowerShell
11 22 (2.24%) T-SQL
12 20 (2.03%) PHP
13 18 (1.83%) VBA
14 9 (0.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 9 (0.92%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.81%) PHP 7
15 8 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.61%) ES6
Qualifications
1 247 (25.13%) Degree
2 14 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.22%) CCNA
4 12 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.12%) Sun Certification
6 10 (1.02%) MCSE
6 10 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.81%) VCAP
7 8 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (0.71%) A+ Certification
8 7 (0.71%) ISEB
9 6 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.61%) MCSA
10 4 (0.41%) CCNP
10 4 (0.41%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.31%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.49%) QA
2 44 (4.48%) Data Quality
3 41 (4.17%) SLA
4 27 (2.75%) Accessibility
5 18 (1.83%) GDPR
6 17 (1.73%) PMO
7 9 (0.92%) GRC
8 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.31%) ISO 26262
10 2 (0.20%) NEBOSH
11 1 (0.10%) COBIT
11 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.10%) GLP
11 1 (0.10%) GMP
11 1 (0.10%) NCSC
11 1 (0.10%) NIST
11 1 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 37 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.24%) Docker
2 22 (2.24%) Firmware
3 14 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.02%) VMware NSX
6 8 (0.81%) BitLocker
7 6 (0.61%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.31%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.20%) vSphere
10 1 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.10%) iptables
10 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (3.26%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.44%) SCCM
3 20 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (1.12%) Terraform
5 9 (0.92%) Grafana
6 7 (0.71%) Rancher
7 5 (0.51%) Ansible
8 3 (0.31%) Cisco CME
8 3 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.31%) SCOM
9 2 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.10%) BMC Marimba
10 1 (0.10%) Cacti
10 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.10%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.10%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.10%) Nagios
10 1 (0.10%) SELinux
10 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 211 (21.46%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.09%) Google
3 49 (4.98%) Oracle
4 41 (4.17%) EMC
5 37 (3.76%) SAP
6 30 (3.05%) VMware
7 19 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.42%) Atlassian
8 14 (1.42%) Cisco
9 13 (1.32%) Databricks
10 9 (0.92%) Adobe
10 9 (0.92%) Dynatrace
11 8 (0.81%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.61%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.51%) Civica
13 5 (0.51%) HP
13 5 (0.51%) hybris
13 5 (0.51%) IBM
14 4 (0.41%) Citrix
14 4 (0.41%) Cognizant