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

Analytical Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 24 22
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 636 460 1,025
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 6.67% 8.40% 8.62%
As % of the General category 12.55% 15.71% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 470 384 640
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,400 £24,225
25th Percentile £32,125 £32,089 £27,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £53,688 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,196 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.39% +5.00% +1.01%

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 5,068 2,928 6,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 53.15% 53.50% 55.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,503 2,363 4,795
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% -
75th Percentile £58,793 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,412 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +5.55% +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 25 July 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 July 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 -12 398 £44,000 -0.68% 123
East Midlands +4 236 £37,500 -25.00% 52
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 290 (45.60%) Social Skills
2 286 (44.97%) Problem-Solving
3 175 (27.52%) SQL
4 168 (26.42%) Microsoft
5 152 (23.90%) Finance
5 152 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (18.08%) Degree
7 114 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
8 104 (16.35%) Analytics
9 94 (14.78%) Windows
10 92 (14.47%) Retail
11 85 (13.36%) Power Platform
12 83 (13.05%) Power BI
13 81 (12.74%) Azure
13 81 (12.74%) Microsoft Office
14 79 (12.42%) JavaScript
15 77 (12.11%) Microsoft Excel
16 76 (11.95%) SQL Server
17 71 (11.16%) C#
17 71 (11.16%) .NET
17 71 (11.16%) Data Modelling
18 69 (10.85%) Self-Motivation
19 68 (10.69%) Scrum
20 63 (9.91%) Management Information System
21 61 (9.59%) ETL
21 61 (9.59%) Decision-Making
22 60 (9.43%) Project Management
23 59 (9.28%) Linux
24 55 (8.65%) HTML
24 55 (8.65%) 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 21 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.52%) Confluence
3 12 (1.89%) Apache
4 10 (1.57%) SAS
5 9 (1.42%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.26%) CMS
7 7 (1.10%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.94%) nginx
9 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.47%) WordPress
12 2 (0.31%) Drupal
12 2 (0.31%) IIS
12 2 (0.31%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.16%) CICS
13 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 81 (12.74%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (12.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (3.14%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (1.10%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.94%) InDesign
9 4 (0.63%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.31%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (1.10%) NetSuite
1 7 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.94%) Shopify
3 5 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.63%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.31%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.31%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) Eikon
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 85 (13.36%) Power Platform
2 81 (12.74%) Azure
3 46 (7.23%) Microsoft 365
4 34 (5.35%) AWS
5 14 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
5 14 (2.20%) SaaS
6 13 (2.04%) GCP
7 10 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.42%) GitHub
9 7 (1.10%) Apple Pay
9 7 (1.10%) Force.com
9 7 (1.10%) Google Pay
9 7 (1.10%) Serverless
10 6 (0.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 6 (0.94%) Cloudflare
11 5 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (0.79%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.79%) PowerApps
12 4 (0.63%) PaaS
12 4 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.45%) Broadband
2 28 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 27 (4.25%) Firewall
4 18 (2.83%) VoIP
5 15 (2.36%) DNS
5 15 (2.36%) Remote Desktop
6 13 (2.04%) LAN
7 11 (1.73%) WAN
7 11 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (1.57%) WLAN
9 8 (1.26%) DHCP
10 7 (1.10%) Intranet
10 7 (1.10%) VLAN
10 7 (1.10%) VPN
10 7 (1.10%) Wireless
11 6 (0.94%) Internet
11 6 (0.94%) PSTN
12 5 (0.79%) SAN
13 4 (0.63%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (13.05%) Power BI
2 76 (11.95%) SQL Server
3 47 (7.39%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (5.19%) Tableau
5 30 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (2.99%) MySQL
7 16 (2.52%) Hadoop
8 15 (2.36%) NoSQL
8 15 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.20%) QlikView
10 12 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (1.89%) Data Mining
11 11 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.57%) Big Data
12 10 (1.57%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.10%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.14%) JIRA
2 20 (3.14%) Subversion
3 13 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.04%) Selenium
4 9 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.42%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.26%) SpecFlow
5 8 (1.26%) webpack
6 7 (1.10%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.10%) ERwin
6 7 (1.10%) gulp
6 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.94%) Cactus
8 5 (0.79%) Gradle
8 5 (0.79%) Xcode
9 4 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.47%) NUnit
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 290 (45.60%) Social Skills
2 152 (23.90%) Finance
3 92 (14.47%) Retail
4 51 (8.02%) Telecoms
5 46 (7.23%) Organisational Skills
6 36 (5.66%) Presentation Skills
7 29 (4.56%) Marketing
7 29 (4.56%) Public Sector
8 18 (2.83%) Law
9 15 (2.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 15 (2.36%) Manufacturing
10 14 (2.20%) Legal
11 10 (1.57%) Back Office
12 9 (1.42%) Influencing Skills
13 7 (1.10%) Documentation Skills
13 7 (1.10%) Games
14 5 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.79%) Publishing
15 4 (0.63%) Advertising
15 4 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 168 (26.42%) Analyst
2 147 (23.11%) Developer
3 42 (6.60%) Business Analyst
4 39 (6.13%) Software Engineer
5 34 (5.35%) Data Analyst
6 33 (5.19%) Lead Developer
7 30 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 30 (4.72%) Software Developer
8 28 (4.40%) IT Support
9 27 (4.25%) Architect
10 25 (3.93%) IT Analyst
11 24 (3.77%) Senior Developer
12 23 (3.62%) Linux Engineer
13 22 (3.46%) Embedded Engineer
13 22 (3.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 20 (3.14%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
14 20 (3.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 20 (3.14%) Embedded Linux Engineer
14 20 (3.14%) PCB Engineer
14 20 (3.14%) PCB Layout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (11.16%) .NET
2 55 (8.65%) HTML
3 49 (7.70%) CSS
4 43 (6.76%) jQuery
5 34 (5.35%) ASP.NET
6 30 (4.72%) AngularJS
7 29 (4.56%) React
8 28 (4.40%) REST
8 28 (4.40%) XML
9 25 (3.93%) .NET Framework
10 24 (3.77%) Web Services
11 22 (3.46%) JSON
12 17 (2.67%) Kafka
13 13 (2.04%) .NET Core
13 13 (2.04%) Ajax
13 13 (2.04%) Sass
14 10 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (1.57%) Entity Framework
14 10 (1.57%) Node.js
15 9 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.85%) Self-Motivation
2 63 (9.91%) Management Information System
3 42 (6.60%) Analytical Mindset
4 26 (4.09%) User Experience
5 20 (3.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 19 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.67%) Data Structures
8 14 (2.20%) Algorithms
9 13 (2.04%) CCTV
9 13 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
10 9 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.42%) Legacy Systems
11 8 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.26%) Housing Association
11 8 (1.26%) Life Science
12 7 (1.10%) AS400
12 7 (1.10%) Graphic Design
12 7 (1.10%) Replication
12 7 (1.10%) Social Media
13 6 (0.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 94 (14.78%) Windows
2 59 (9.28%) Linux
3 25 (3.93%) Windows 10
4 20 (3.14%) Embedded Linux
5 19 (2.99%) Windows Server
6 18 (2.83%) Apple iOS
7 17 (2.67%) Android
8 13 (2.04%) Unix
9 8 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.10%) Solaris
11 6 (0.94%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (44.97%) Problem-Solving
2 152 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
4 104 (16.35%) Analytics
5 71 (11.16%) Data Modelling
6 68 (10.69%) Scrum
7 61 (9.59%) Decision-Making
7 61 (9.59%) ETL
8 60 (9.43%) Project Management
9 55 (8.65%) Data Analysis
10 54 (8.49%) Visualisation
11 51 (8.02%) Time Management
12 49 (7.70%) Validation
13 43 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 43 (6.76%) DevOps
13 43 (6.76%) Migration
14 42 (6.60%) Software Engineering
15 40 (6.29%) ERP
15 40 (6.29%) Mathematics
16 39 (6.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 175 (27.52%) SQL
2 79 (12.42%) JavaScript
3 71 (11.16%) C#
4 39 (6.13%) Java
5 35 (5.50%) C
5 35 (5.50%) Python
6 29 (4.56%) C++
7 22 (3.46%) T-SQL
8 20 (3.14%) Embedded C
8 20 (3.14%) Embedded C++
8 20 (3.14%) PHP
9 17 (2.67%) PowerShell
9 17 (2.67%) TypeScript
10 16 (2.52%) VBA
11 11 (1.73%) R
12 7 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 7 (1.10%) PHP 7
13 6 (0.94%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.63%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.63%) RPG
Qualifications
1 115 (18.08%) Degree
2 15 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.26%) DBS Check
5 8 (1.26%) ISEB
6 7 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.10%) PhD
7 6 (0.94%) SANS
8 5 (0.79%) CCNA
8 5 (0.79%) CISSP
8 5 (0.79%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.63%) CCNP
9 4 (0.63%) MCSA
10 3 (0.47%) CBAP
11 2 (0.31%) CRISC
11 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.03%) Data Quality
2 31 (4.87%) SLA
3 29 (4.56%) QA
4 16 (2.52%) GDPR
5 13 (2.04%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.57%) PMO
7 9 (1.42%) Accessibility
8 8 (1.26%) GRC
9 5 (0.79%) NIST
10 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.47%) NCSC
12 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.31%) NEBOSH
12 2 (0.31%) P3O
13 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.16%) COBIT
13 1 (0.16%) GLP
13 1 (0.16%) GMP
System Software
1 41 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.14%) Firmware
3 13 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.89%) Docker
5 8 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.79%) vSphere
7 4 (0.63%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.47%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.47%) XenApp
9 2 (0.31%) KVM
9 2 (0.31%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.16%) HDFS
10 1 (0.16%) iptables
10 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (1.73%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.42%) SCCM
3 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.63%) Rancher
5 4 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.47%) Terraform
7 2 (0.31%) Ansible
7 2 (0.31%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.31%) Nessus
7 2 (0.31%) OpenVAS
7 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.31%) SCOM
7 2 (0.31%) SELinux
7 2 (0.31%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.31%) WMI
8 1 (0.16%) BMC Marimba
8 1 (0.16%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 168 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.29%) EMC
3 36 (5.66%) Google
4 33 (5.19%) Oracle
5 32 (5.03%) SAP
6 30 (4.72%) VMware
7 22 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (2.99%) Citrix
9 11 (1.73%) Avaya
9 11 (1.73%) Dell
10 9 (1.42%) Cisco
11 8 (1.26%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.26%) HP
11 8 (1.26%) JD Edwards
12 7 (1.10%) Draytek
12 7 (1.10%) Klarna
12 7 (1.10%) PayPal
12 7 (1.10%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.10%) SonicWALL
12 7 (1.10%) WorldPay