Period
to 26 March 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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North of England
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 26 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,573 1,929 1,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 8.40% 7.81% 7.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.80% 22.49% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 1,494 1,422
North of England median annual salary £44,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.88% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,325 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,875 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.70%

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 7,562 8,577 8,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 40.39% 34.72% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,817 6,848 7,448
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,198 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.57% +0.40% -

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +2 900 £45,000 - 75
Yorkshire -4 504 £42,500 +6.25% 39
North East +16 171 £37,500 -3.85% 13
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 685 (43.55%) Problem-Solving
2 467 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
3 378 (24.03%) Finance
4 360 (22.89%) Microsoft
5 351 (22.31%) SQL
6 277 (17.61%) Degree
7 232 (14.75%) ITIL
8 228 (14.49%) C#
9 227 (14.43%) Windows
10 190 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
11 182 (11.57%) Java
12 180 (11.44%) Analytics
13 169 (10.74%) SQL Server
14 167 (10.62%) .NET
15 156 (9.92%) Project Management
16 152 (9.66%) JavaScript
17 150 (9.54%) Active Directory
18 149 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 149 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
19 146 (9.28%) Mentoring
20 144 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
21 136 (8.65%) Coaching
22 133 (8.46%) Python
23 129 (8.20%) Scrum
24 124 (7.88%) SDLC
25 122 (7.76%) Windows Server
26 115 (7.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 114 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
28 113 (7.18%) HTML
29 106 (6.74%) T-SQL

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 37 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.03%) SAS
3 27 (1.72%) IIS
4 21 (1.34%) MS Exchange
5 19 (1.21%) Confluence
6 16 (1.02%) CMS
7 12 (0.76%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.45%) Apache
8 7 (0.45%) ArcGIS
8 7 (0.45%) GeoServer
9 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.38%) Mule ESB
9 6 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.32%) Liferay
10 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.25%) Drupal
11 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.25%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 144 (9.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 104 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (2.99%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
7 8 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.51%) SPSS
7 8 (0.51%) UXPin
8 6 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.25%) InVision
10 3 (0.19%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.19%) Stata
10 3 (0.19%) Weka
11 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.064%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 25 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 9 (0.57%) CSG Singleview
6 8 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.51%) SAP APO
6 8 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.51%) SAP SCM
7 6 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.25%) SAP PP
9 3 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.19%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.19%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 149 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (4.13%) Office 365
4 35 (2.23%) SaaS
5 30 (1.91%) Google Analytics
6 26 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
7 23 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 20 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (1.08%) GitHub
10 13 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
11 12 (0.76%) OneDrive
12 11 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (0.70%) OpenShift
13 10 (0.64%) Lucidchart
13 10 (0.64%) Serverless
14 9 (0.57%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 9 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 8 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (0.45%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.45%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.70%) Broadband
2 48 (3.05%) Firewall
3 34 (2.16%) WAN
4 32 (2.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 30 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
6 28 (1.78%) DNS
7 27 (1.72%) LAN
7 27 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 27 (1.72%) Wireshark
8 25 (1.59%) Network Security
9 24 (1.53%) Internet
10 20 (1.27%) DHCP
10 20 (1.27%) SAN
10 20 (1.27%) VPN
11 18 (1.14%) NetScaler
12 15 (0.95%) RFID
13 14 (0.89%) Bluetooth
14 13 (0.83%) Wireless
15 12 (0.76%) Skype
16 10 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 115 (7.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (5.02%) Power BI
5 75 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
6 64 (4.07%) Relational Database
7 55 (3.50%) Big Data
8 54 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 35 (2.23%) MySQL
10 30 (1.91%) NoSQL
11 26 (1.65%) QlikView
12 25 (1.59%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (1.14%) Hadoop
15 18 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
17 12 (0.76%) DB2
18 10 (0.64%) Data Mining
19 9 (0.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 90 (5.72%) JIRA
2 69 (4.39%) Git (software)
3 56 (3.56%) Selenium
4 46 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (2.10%) Jenkins
6 22 (1.40%) WebDriver
7 18 (1.14%) Cucumber
8 13 (0.83%) TeamCity
8 13 (0.83%) Visual Studio
9 12 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 10 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.57%) Axure RP
11 9 (0.57%) JMeter
11 9 (0.57%) JUnit
11 9 (0.57%) Maven
11 9 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (0.51%) Subversion
13 7 (0.45%) Aptana Studio
13 7 (0.45%) Grunt
13 7 (0.45%) SoapUI
General
1 378 (24.03%) Finance
2 100 (6.36%) Retail
3 93 (5.91%) Marketing
4 82 (5.21%) Banking
5 80 (5.09%) Manufacturing
6 65 (4.13%) Telecoms
7 45 (2.86%) Electronics
8 31 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 29 (1.84%) Law
10 23 (1.46%) Legal
11 22 (1.40%) Back Office
12 19 (1.21%) Investment Banking
13 14 (0.89%) Billing
14 9 (0.57%) Games
15 7 (0.45%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.32%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.19%) Automotive
17 3 (0.19%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.19%) Publishing
17 3 (0.19%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 407 (25.87%) Analyst
2 247 (15.70%) Developer
3 81 (5.15%) Consultant
4 70 (4.45%) Business Analyst
5 68 (4.32%) Architect
6 54 (3.43%) Project Manager
7 53 (3.37%) Support Analyst
8 50 (3.18%) Support Engineer
9 48 (3.05%) Test Analyst
10 47 (2.99%) Data Analyst
11 46 (2.92%) Software Developer
12 44 (2.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 38 (2.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 38 (2.42%) Team Leader
14 36 (2.29%) Administrator
14 36 (2.29%) IT Manager
15 35 (2.23%) Senior Developer
15 35 (2.23%) Software Engineer
16 33 (2.10%) Senior Analyst
16 33 (2.10%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (10.62%) .NET
2 113 (7.18%) HTML
3 90 (5.72%) CSS
4 79 (5.02%) Web Services
5 58 (3.69%) ASP.NET
6 53 (3.37%) XML
7 51 (3.24%) SOAP
8 44 (2.80%) AngularJS
9 38 (2.42%) REST
10 31 (1.97%) Node.js
11 28 (1.78%) JSON
12 27 (1.72%) Middleware
13 23 (1.46%) React
13 23 (1.46%) XSLT
14 22 (1.40%) RESTful
15 21 (1.34%) .NET Framework
16 20 (1.27%) WCF
17 17 (1.08%) jQuery
18 15 (0.95%) HTML5
19 14 (0.89%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 114 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
2 94 (5.98%) User Experience
3 92 (5.85%) Management Information System
4 61 (3.88%) Analytical Mindset
5 43 (2.73%) Algorithms
6 31 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 29 (1.84%) Smart Meter
8 23 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 22 (1.40%) Data Centre
9 22 (1.40%) Fintech
10 20 (1.27%) PMI
11 19 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (1.08%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.02%) Life Science
14 14 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
15 13 (0.83%) Virtual Team
16 12 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
16 12 (0.76%) Smart Energy
17 9 (0.57%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 227 (14.43%) Windows
2 122 (7.76%) Windows Server
3 103 (6.55%) Linux
4 49 (3.12%) Windows 10
5 45 (2.86%) Unix
6 40 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (1.72%) Android
10 26 (1.65%) Windows 7
11 22 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (1.08%) Apple iOS
13 12 (0.76%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.64%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.57%) Solaris
16 5 (0.32%) FreeRTOS
17 3 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.19%) SUSE
18 2 (0.13%) pSOS
18 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 685 (43.55%) Problem-Solving
2 467 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
3 232 (14.75%) ITIL
4 190 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
5 180 (11.44%) Analytics
6 156 (9.92%) Project Management
7 149 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 146 (9.28%) Mentoring
9 136 (8.65%) Coaching
10 129 (8.20%) Scrum
11 124 (7.88%) SDLC
12 103 (6.55%) Decision-Making
13 101 (6.42%) Business Analysis
14 97 (6.17%) Analytical Thinking
14 97 (6.17%) Software Engineering
15 91 (5.79%) Service Management
16 90 (5.72%) Test Automation
17 87 (5.53%) Data Analysis
18 85 (5.40%) Change Management
19 83 (5.28%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 351 (22.31%) SQL
2 228 (14.49%) C#
3 182 (11.57%) Java
4 152 (9.66%) JavaScript
5 133 (8.46%) Python
6 106 (6.74%) T-SQL
7 89 (5.66%) PowerShell
8 73 (4.64%) C++
9 55 (3.50%) R
10 50 (3.18%) C
11 37 (2.35%) PHP
12 29 (1.84%) Ruby
13 20 (1.27%) TypeScript
13 20 (1.27%) VB.NET
14 19 (1.21%) Perl
15 18 (1.14%) Bash Shell
15 18 (1.14%) MATLAB
16 17 (1.08%) Embedded C
17 16 (1.02%) VBA
18 14 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 277 (17.61%) Degree
2 71 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 68 (4.32%) SC Cleared
4 49 (3.12%) CISSP
5 44 (2.80%) ISTQB
6 39 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (2.23%) ISEB
8 32 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (1.78%) CCNP
9 28 (1.78%) PMI Certification
10 27 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (1.34%) CCIE
11 21 (1.34%) CISM
11 21 (1.34%) JNCIP
12 20 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
12 20 (1.27%) PhD
13 19 (1.21%) MCSE
14 18 (1.14%) CISA
15 17 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
15 17 (1.08%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (6.10%) SLA
2 63 (4.01%) QA
3 51 (3.24%) GDPR
4 43 (2.73%) PMO
5 41 (2.61%) Data Quality
6 32 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (0.64%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.64%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.45%) ISO 13485
9 7 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.32%) COBIT
12 4 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.13%) IFRS
13 2 (0.13%) IFRS 9
13 2 (0.13%) MiFID
13 2 (0.13%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 150 (9.54%) Active Directory
2 53 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.42%) Docker
4 32 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (1.46%) XenDesktop
6 22 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
7 21 (1.34%) XenApp
8 12 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (0.64%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.38%) vSphere
12 4 (0.25%) Postfix
12 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.19%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.064%) Shibboleth
15 1 (0.064%) Time Sharing Option
15 1 (0.064%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 1 (0.064%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.064%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (2.10%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.27%) HP ALM
3 18 (1.14%) SCCM
4 17 (1.08%) XenMobile
5 15 (0.95%) Ansible
6 13 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.83%) WSUS
7 12 (0.76%) Terraform
8 9 (0.57%) Puppet
9 7 (0.45%) Rundeck
10 6 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
11 5 (0.32%) DameWare
12 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.19%) Nagios
13 3 (0.19%) SCOM
13 3 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
13 3 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.13%) Cacti
14 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 2 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 360 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 95 (6.04%) VMware
3 78 (4.96%) Oracle
4 76 (4.83%) HP
5 75 (4.77%) SAP
6 70 (4.45%) Cisco
7 56 (3.56%) Tableau
8 53 (3.37%) Google
9 52 (3.31%) Citrix
10 41 (2.61%) Meraki
11 34 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
12 33 (2.10%) Adobe
12 33 (2.10%) Juniper
13 31 (1.97%) Red Hat
14 28 (1.78%) CheckPoint
15 26 (1.65%) F5
16 22 (1.40%) Extreme Networks
17 21 (1.34%) Aruba
18 19 (1.21%) Ubiquiti
19 18 (1.14%) Remedy