Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 25 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,062 1,205 1,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.53% 7.89% 7.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.16% 21.48% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 763 910 916
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £25,875
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,019 5,610 6,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 40.31% 36.73% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3,609 4,436 4,768
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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 +3 723 £39,000 -6.59% 149
East Midlands +2 337 £45,000 +12.50% 100
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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.

1 444 (41.81%) Problem-Solving
2 253 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (23.45%) Microsoft
4 247 (23.26%) SQL
5 208 (19.59%) Degree
6 179 (16.85%) SQL Server
7 176 (16.57%) Retail
7 176 (16.57%) Finance
8 149 (14.03%) Business Intelligence
8 149 (14.03%) Analytics
9 127 (11.96%) ITIL
10 118 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
11 117 (11.02%) Project Management
12 114 (10.73%) Windows
13 104 (9.79%) .NET
14 99 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 91 (8.57%) Time Management
15 91 (8.57%) Decision-Making
16 90 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
17 88 (8.29%) Data Analysis
18 87 (8.19%) C#
19 86 (8.10%) Business Analysis
20 82 (7.72%) Software Engineering
20 82 (7.72%) Mathematics
21 80 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
22 79 (7.44%) Microsoft Office
23 76 (7.16%) Visualisation
24 74 (6.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 74 (6.97%) JavaScript
25 73 (6.87%) SDLC

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 37 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.64%) SAS
3 18 (1.69%) Apache Spark
4 17 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 10 (0.94%) Confluence
6 8 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (0.56%) Apache
7 6 (0.56%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.47%) CMS
8 5 (0.47%) IIS
8 5 (0.47%) nginx
8 5 (0.47%) WordPress
9 4 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.28%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.28%) Site Server
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 118 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (7.44%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.13%) Simulink
6 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.38%) EPLAN
8 4 (0.38%) SPSS
9 2 (0.19%) InVision
9 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.094%) Maya
10 1 (0.094%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 28 (2.64%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (1.69%) NetSuite
3 13 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.75%) FastStats
6 4 (0.38%) JDE OneWorld
7 3 (0.28%) assyst
7 3 (0.28%) SAP APO
7 3 (0.28%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.28%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.28%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.19%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 68 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (3.86%) Office 365
4 16 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (1.41%) Google Analytics
6 13 (1.22%) SaaS
7 10 (0.94%) PaaS
8 6 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.56%) IaaS
8 6 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.47%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.38%) GitHub
10 4 (0.38%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.12%) Internet
2 58 (5.46%) Firewall
3 24 (2.26%) DNS
3 24 (2.26%) LAN
4 23 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.07%) WAN
6 21 (1.98%) MPLS
6 21 (1.98%) Wireless
7 20 (1.88%) Ethernet
8 16 (1.51%) DHCP
8 16 (1.51%) VPN
9 15 (1.41%) VLAN
9 15 (1.41%) VoIP
10 13 (1.22%) Network Security
10 13 (1.22%) SAN
11 12 (1.13%) SNMP
12 11 (1.04%) BGP
12 11 (1.04%) WLAN
13 10 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (0.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (6.31%) Big Data
5 61 (5.74%) Power BI
6 54 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (3.01%) Relational Database
9 27 (2.54%) QlikView
10 23 (2.17%) Hadoop
11 20 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 20 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (1.69%) NoSQL
13 17 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (1.04%) MySQL
14 11 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (0.94%) MS Access
15 10 (0.94%) OLAP
15 10 (0.94%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 25 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (2.07%) Visual Studio
3 20 (1.88%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.88%) JIRA
4 12 (1.13%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (0.56%) Selenium
6 4 (0.38%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.38%) Bugzilla
6 4 (0.38%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.28%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.28%) eCATT
7 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.28%) LSMW
7 3 (0.28%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.19%) JUnit
8 2 (0.19%) Maven
8 2 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
General
1 176 (16.57%) Finance
1 176 (16.57%) Retail
2 68 (6.40%) Marketing
3 67 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 58 (5.46%) Manufacturing
5 48 (4.52%) Automotive
6 23 (2.17%) Legal
7 19 (1.79%) Electronics
8 17 (1.60%) Banking
8 17 (1.60%) Billing
8 17 (1.60%) Law
9 16 (1.51%) Publishing
10 9 (0.85%) Advertising
11 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.38%) Back Office
11 4 (0.38%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.19%) French Language
12 2 (0.19%) Local Government
13 1 (0.094%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.094%) German Language
Job Titles
1 334 (31.45%) Analyst
2 204 (19.21%) Developer
3 111 (10.45%) Business Analyst
4 61 (5.74%) Senior Developer
5 55 (5.18%) Architect
6 47 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 38 (3.58%) .NET Developer
7 38 (3.58%) Graduate
8 35 (3.30%) Data Analyst
9 34 (3.20%) Graduate Analyst
10 33 (3.11%) C# Developer
11 32 (3.01%) Consultant
12 31 (2.92%) Project Manager
12 31 (2.92%) SQL Developer
13 28 (2.64%) Senior Analyst
14 27 (2.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 25 (2.35%) Graduate Technical Analyst
15 25 (2.35%) Senior .NET Developer
15 25 (2.35%) Technical Analyst
16 24 (2.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (9.79%) .NET
2 58 (5.46%) Web Services
3 57 (5.37%) HTML
4 53 (4.99%) CSS
5 36 (3.39%) ASP.NET
6 28 (2.64%) jQuery
6 28 (2.64%) JSON
7 25 (2.35%) XML
8 22 (2.07%) MDX
8 22 (2.07%) RESTful
9 21 (1.98%) EDI
10 20 (1.88%) Spring
11 18 (1.69%) .NET Framework
11 18 (1.69%) Node.js
11 18 (1.69%) REST
12 17 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (1.60%) WCF
13 13 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (1.22%) HTML5
13 13 (1.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
2 59 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.11%) Data Centre
4 29 (2.73%) Analytical Mindset
5 28 (2.64%) Internet of Things
6 23 (2.17%) EPoS
7 21 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.79%) Fintech
9 16 (1.51%) User Experience
10 15 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
10 15 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 15 (1.41%) Verilog
10 15 (1.41%) VHDL
11 14 (1.32%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.22%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (1.13%) PMI
13 12 (1.13%) Social Media
14 11 (1.04%) Driving Licence
15 10 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 114 (10.73%) Windows
2 51 (4.80%) Windows Server
3 39 (3.67%) Linux
4 20 (1.88%) Unix
5 14 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.13%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.94%) Android
8 9 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.19%) CentOS
13 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.094%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.094%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (41.81%) Problem-Solving
2 253 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (14.03%) Analytics
3 149 (14.03%) Business Intelligence
4 127 (11.96%) ITIL
5 117 (11.02%) Project Management
6 99 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 91 (8.57%) Decision-Making
7 91 (8.57%) Time Management
8 88 (8.29%) Data Analysis
9 86 (8.10%) Business Analysis
10 82 (7.72%) Mathematics
10 82 (7.72%) Software Engineering
11 80 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 76 (7.16%) Visualisation
13 73 (6.87%) SDLC
14 69 (6.50%) ERP
15 67 (6.31%) Service Management
16 64 (6.03%) Change Management
16 64 (6.03%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 247 (23.26%) SQL
2 87 (8.19%) C#
3 74 (6.97%) JavaScript
4 72 (6.78%) T-SQL
5 63 (5.93%) Java
6 53 (4.99%) C
7 35 (3.30%) Python
8 34 (3.20%) VB.NET
9 32 (3.01%) VB
10 24 (2.26%) PowerShell
10 24 (2.26%) VBA
11 17 (1.60%) R
12 16 (1.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 16 (1.51%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.22%) RPG
13 13 (1.22%) RPG IV
14 12 (1.13%) C++
14 12 (1.13%) MATLAB
14 12 (1.13%) PHP
15 11 (1.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 208 (19.59%) Degree
2 64 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 46 (4.33%) ISEB
4 44 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 44 (4.14%) SC Cleared
5 30 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (1.98%) CISSP
8 19 (1.79%) ISTQB
9 17 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.41%) HNC
10 15 (1.41%) HND
10 15 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
10 15 (1.41%) PMI Certification
11 14 (1.32%) CCNA
12 13 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (1.13%) CISM
13 12 (1.13%) DV Cleared
13 12 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.74%) GDPR
2 52 (4.90%) SLA
3 36 (3.39%) QA
4 27 (2.54%) Data Quality
5 23 (2.17%) PMO
6 21 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (1.98%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.28%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.19%) COBIT
10 2 (0.19%) DO-160
10 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.094%) GxP
11 1 (0.094%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.094%) P3O
11 1 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.60%) Firmware
4 14 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.13%) vSphere
6 10 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.75%) Docker
7 8 (0.75%) XenApp
8 7 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.47%) Snort
9 5 (0.47%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.47%) Varnish
10 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.094%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.094%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.094%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (0.94%) SCCM
2 7 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (0.56%) HP ALM
4 5 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.38%) Oozie
5 4 (0.38%) Wonderware InTouch
6 3 (0.28%) Ansible
6 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.28%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.28%) Packer
6 3 (0.28%) Puppet
6 3 (0.28%) Terraform
7 2 (0.19%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.19%) NetVault Backup
7 2 (0.19%) QRadar
Vendors
1 249 (23.45%) Microsoft
2 61 (5.74%) SAP
3 50 (4.71%) Tableau
4 47 (4.43%) Oracle
4 47 (4.43%) VMware
5 35 (3.30%) Cisco
6 28 (2.64%) Google
7 25 (2.35%) HP
7 25 (2.35%) JD Edwards
8 19 (1.79%) IBM
9 18 (1.69%) Citrix
10 15 (1.41%) McAfee
10 15 (1.41%) Remedy
11 14 (1.32%) Dell
11 14 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.04%) SolarWinds
13 10 (0.94%) ServiceNow
14 9 (0.85%) ArcSight
14 9 (0.85%) Cognos
14 9 (0.85%) JDA