Period
to 18 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North of England
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 29 26
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,588 1,771 1,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 8.26% 7.97% 7.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.76% 22.56% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,025 1,406 1,369
North of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,578 £63,800
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,259 £46,500
% change year-on-year +1.50% +5.93% +3.33%

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 North of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7,297 7,849 8,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 37.94% 35.33% 35.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5,204 6,159 6,854
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,914 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the North of England

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the North of England.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in the North of England

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the North of England over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in the North of England

Analytical Skills
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the North of England region over the 6 months to 18 September 2019. 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
North West +8 1,000 £42,500 - 154
Yorkshire -15 459 £40,000 - 107
North East +10 129 £37,500 -1.99% 30
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 North of England region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 729 (45.91%) Problem-Solving
2 430 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 429 (27.02%) SQL
4 382 (24.06%) Microsoft
5 351 (22.10%) Finance
6 327 (20.59%) Degree
7 231 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
8 210 (13.22%) SQL Server
9 183 (11.52%) ITIL
10 178 (11.21%) Microsoft Excel
11 170 (10.71%) C#
12 165 (10.39%) Windows
13 157 (9.89%) Project Management
14 156 (9.82%) Analytics
15 152 (9.57%) Management Information System
16 151 (9.51%) Java
17 147 (9.26%) Azure
18 146 (9.19%) Linux
19 140 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
20 137 (8.63%) Python
21 136 (8.56%) C++
22 133 (8.38%) JavaScript
22 133 (8.38%) Mentoring
23 130 (8.19%) SLA
24 128 (8.06%) DevOps
25 127 (8.00%) Retail
26 125 (7.87%) Change Management
26 125 (7.87%) .NET
27 124 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 120 (7.56%) Power Platform

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 49 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.89%) Confluence
3 26 (1.64%) SAS
4 21 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 20 (1.26%) Apache Spark
5 20 (1.26%) IIS
6 16 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (0.69%) CMS
8 11 (0.69%) Skype for Business
9 9 (0.57%) JBoss
9 9 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.57%) WordPress
10 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.31%) Apache
11 5 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.31%) Mule ESB
12 4 (0.25%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.25%) IBM Domino
12 4 (0.25%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 178 (11.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 140 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
3 83 (5.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.50%) Chatbot
8 7 (0.44%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.38%) SPSS
10 4 (0.25%) InVision
10 4 (0.25%) Sketch
11 3 (0.19%) Figma
11 3 (0.19%) Marvel
12 1 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.38%) CSG Singleview
5 6 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.13%) Magento
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.13%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.063%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 147 (9.26%) Azure
2 120 (7.56%) Power Platform
3 100 (6.30%) AWS
4 81 (5.10%) Office 365
5 51 (3.21%) SaaS
6 36 (2.27%) GCP
7 31 (1.95%) Google Analytics
8 18 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
9 13 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
10 12 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.57%) AdWords
12 9 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 6 (0.38%) Sumo Logic
14 5 (0.31%) GitHub
14 5 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
15 4 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
15 4 (0.25%) IaaS
15 4 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.97%) Firewall
2 60 (3.78%) Broadband
3 59 (3.72%) DNS
4 54 (3.40%) Wireless
5 51 (3.21%) LAN
6 50 (3.15%) WAN
7 43 (2.71%) DHCP
7 43 (2.71%) Internet
8 38 (2.39%) Network Security
9 25 (1.57%) TCP/IP
10 24 (1.51%) SAN
11 21 (1.32%) Ethernet
12 20 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (1.20%) VLAN
13 19 (1.20%) Wireshark
14 18 (1.13%) VPN
15 15 (0.94%) BGP
15 15 (0.94%) LLU
15 15 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
15 15 (0.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 124 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 119 (7.49%) Power BI
4 101 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 89 (5.60%) Relational Database
6 87 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
7 77 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (2.14%) Big Data
9 28 (1.76%) QlikView
9 28 (1.76%) RDBMS
10 24 (1.51%) Data Mining
10 24 (1.51%) NoSQL
11 18 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
12 17 (1.07%) Qlik Sense
13 16 (1.01%) Data Lake
14 15 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (0.88%) Hadoop
15 14 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 13 (0.82%) MySQL
16 13 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 79 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 50 (3.15%) JIRA
3 38 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 25 (1.57%) Selenium
6 17 (1.07%) WebDriver
7 11 (0.69%) Maven
7 11 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (0.63%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.57%) SoapUI
10 7 (0.44%) CircleCI
10 7 (0.44%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.38%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.38%) JUnit
11 6 (0.38%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.38%) Visual Website Optimizer
12 5 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (0.31%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.25%) Axure RP
13 4 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 351 (22.10%) Finance
2 127 (8.00%) Retail
3 103 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 86 (5.42%) Marketing
5 60 (3.78%) Public Sector
6 59 (3.72%) Manufacturing
7 55 (3.46%) Banking
8 45 (2.83%) Automotive
9 35 (2.20%) Billing
10 33 (2.08%) Games
10 33 (2.08%) Legal
11 25 (1.57%) Electronics
12 20 (1.26%) Law
13 17 (1.07%) Back Office
14 15 (0.94%) Local Government
15 9 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.50%) Advertising
16 8 (0.50%) Publishing
17 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 403 (25.38%) Analyst
2 273 (17.19%) Developer
3 101 (6.36%) Business Analyst
4 78 (4.91%) Architect
5 69 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 52 (3.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 48 (3.02%) IT Manager
7 48 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
7 48 (3.02%) Software Engineer
8 46 (2.90%) Data Manager
9 45 (2.83%) Project Manager
10 43 (2.71%) Consultant
11 42 (2.64%) SQL Developer
12 40 (2.52%) Support Analyst
13 38 (2.39%) Records Manager
14 37 (2.33%) Test Analyst
15 35 (2.20%) Graduate
16 33 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 32 (2.02%) Junior
18 31 (1.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (7.87%) .NET
2 96 (6.05%) HTML
3 65 (4.09%) CSS
4 58 (3.65%) Web Services
5 46 (2.90%) AngularJS
6 40 (2.52%) XML
7 37 (2.33%) Vulkan
8 30 (1.89%) ASP.NET
9 29 (1.83%) Natural Language Processing
10 28 (1.76%) jQuery
11 27 (1.70%) Node.js
12 22 (1.39%) XSLT
13 20 (1.26%) TensorFlow
14 18 (1.13%) REST
15 17 (1.07%) React
16 16 (1.01%) Ajax
16 16 (1.01%) HTML5
16 16 (1.01%) SOAP
17 15 (0.94%) Middleware
17 15 (0.94%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 152 (9.57%) Management Information System
2 106 (6.68%) Self-Motivation
3 74 (4.66%) Smartphone
4 72 (4.53%) User Experience
5 67 (4.22%) Algorithms
6 57 (3.59%) Data Protection Act
7 56 (3.53%) Analytical Mindset
8 46 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
9 23 (1.45%) PMI
10 21 (1.32%) Smart Meter
11 20 (1.26%) Mobile App
11 20 (1.26%) NHS
11 20 (1.26%) Robotics
12 19 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
12 19 (1.20%) PKI
13 17 (1.07%) Blog
14 16 (1.01%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.69%) Clustering
15 11 (0.69%) CMDB
15 11 (0.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 165 (10.39%) Windows
2 146 (9.19%) Linux
3 87 (5.48%) Windows Server
4 76 (4.79%) Android
5 58 (3.65%) Unix
6 47 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (2.52%) Tizen
8 36 (2.27%) Windows 10
9 29 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (1.13%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.82%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.76%) CentOS
13 12 (0.76%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.69%) HPUX
15 10 (0.63%) Solaris
16 9 (0.57%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.44%) SUSE
18 3 (0.19%) AIX
18 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (45.91%) Problem-Solving
2 430 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
4 183 (11.52%) ITIL
5 157 (9.89%) Project Management
6 156 (9.82%) Analytics
7 133 (8.38%) Mentoring
8 128 (8.06%) DevOps
9 125 (7.87%) Change Management
10 118 (7.43%) CRM
11 112 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 107 (6.74%) Decision-Making
13 102 (6.42%) Software Engineering
14 100 (6.30%) Analytical Thinking
15 95 (5.98%) Test Automation
16 94 (5.92%) Data Science
17 93 (5.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 93 (5.86%) Machine Learning
18 92 (5.79%) Artificial Intelligence
19 89 (5.60%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 429 (27.02%) SQL
2 170 (10.71%) C#
3 151 (9.51%) Java
4 137 (8.63%) Python
5 136 (8.56%) C++
6 133 (8.38%) JavaScript
7 92 (5.79%) T-SQL
8 81 (5.10%) C
9 73 (4.60%) PowerShell
10 42 (2.64%) VBA
11 39 (2.46%) R
12 32 (2.02%) VB
13 25 (1.57%) VB.NET
14 23 (1.45%) PHP
15 22 (1.39%) Ruby
16 20 (1.26%) PL/SQL
17 15 (0.94%) Java 8
17 15 (0.94%) MATLAB
18 14 (0.88%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 327 (20.59%) Degree
2 61 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (2.71%) Security Cleared
5 42 (2.64%) Postgraduate
6 35 (2.20%) CCNP
6 35 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 31 (1.95%) PMI Certification
8 27 (1.70%) CCNA
8 27 (1.70%) CISSP
8 27 (1.70%) MCSA
9 23 (1.45%) CISA
9 23 (1.45%) ISTQB
10 22 (1.39%) ISEB
11 21 (1.32%) CISM
12 20 (1.26%) MCSE
13 18 (1.13%) DBS Check
14 17 (1.07%) Master's Degree
15 15 (0.94%) CompTIA Security+
15 15 (0.94%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (8.19%) SLA
2 96 (6.05%) GDPR
3 87 (5.48%) QA
4 43 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (2.64%) PMO
6 35 (2.20%) Data Quality
7 21 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (1.20%) COBIT
9 15 (0.94%) ISAE 3402
10 10 (0.63%) ISO 26262
11 9 (0.57%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 8 (0.50%) ISO 22301
13 6 (0.38%) NIST
14 5 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
15 4 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 3 (0.19%) IFRS
17 2 (0.13%) CDISC
17 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 36 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.02%) Docker
4 20 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (0.88%) vSphere
7 13 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (0.76%) pfSense
9 10 (0.63%) XenApp
10 9 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.31%) etcd
13 4 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.25%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.19%) Firmware
15 2 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.063%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 21 (1.32%) Kubernetes
2 16 (1.01%) WSUS
3 15 (0.94%) HP ALM
4 13 (0.82%) Ansible
5 12 (0.76%) Cacti
5 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (0.63%) Istio
6 10 (0.63%) Nessus
7 9 (0.57%) SCCM
8 5 (0.31%) Consul
8 5 (0.31%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.31%) Nagios
8 5 (0.31%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.25%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.13%) Ambari
11 2 (0.13%) SCOM
11 2 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 382 (24.06%) Microsoft
2 94 (5.92%) Oracle
3 93 (5.86%) Google
4 86 (5.42%) Cisco
5 82 (5.16%) VMware
6 70 (4.41%) Tableau
7 60 (3.78%) HP
8 52 (3.27%) SAP
9 40 (2.52%) QNX
10 39 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
11 36 (2.27%) Citrix
12 27 (1.70%) Dell
13 26 (1.64%) Adobe
14 23 (1.45%) Meraki
15 22 (1.39%) IBM
16 21 (1.32%) Aruba
17 20 (1.26%) Red Hat
18 18 (1.13%) BT
18 18 (1.13%) Juniper
18 18 (1.13%) Pega