Period
to 9 March 2021

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 9 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North of England
6 months to
9 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 27 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 815 1,161 1,512
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 7.48% 7.42% 8.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.97% 20.67% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 670 839 1,140
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +6.02%
10th Percentile £28,450 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,312 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.04%

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 4,296 5,617 7,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 39.40% 35.91% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,316 4,403 5,778
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in the North of England over the 6 months to 9 March 2021.

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 9 March 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
North West +10 549 £50,000 +11.11% 102
Yorkshire -20 218 £41,500 -3.49% 61
North East -23 48 £41,695 +11.19% 29
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 9 March 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 North of England region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 294 (36.07%) Problem-Solving
2 271 (33.25%) SQL
3 222 (27.24%) Microsoft
4 201 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
5 184 (22.58%) .NET
6 175 (21.47%) Business Intelligence
7 170 (20.86%) Finance
8 169 (20.74%) Azure
9 140 (17.18%) Analytics
10 139 (17.06%) Analytical Thinking
11 138 (16.93%) C#
12 128 (15.71%) SQL Server
13 115 (14.11%) ASP.NET
14 112 (13.74%) MVC
14 112 (13.74%) .NET Core
15 101 (12.39%) Windows
16 96 (11.78%) Power Platform
17 94 (11.53%) Innovative Thinking
18 93 (11.41%) Degree
19 91 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 88 (10.80%) Power BI
21 86 (10.55%) Marketing
22 84 (10.31%) Microsoft Office
23 78 (9.57%) Project Management
24 77 (9.45%) Web Development
25 73 (8.96%) ETL
26 68 (8.34%) Data Warehouse
27 67 (8.22%) ITIL
28 65 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
28 65 (7.98%) Microsoft 365

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 19 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.23%) IIS
4 5 (0.61%) Apache
4 5 (0.61%) CMS
4 5 (0.61%) nginx
5 4 (0.49%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.49%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.49%) WordPress
6 2 (0.25%) Confluence
6 2 (0.25%) JBoss
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.25%) SAS
6 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.12%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 84 (10.31%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (7.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.25%) Snagit
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 11 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.49%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.25%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.12%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.12%) HFM
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.12%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.12%) Shopify
5 1 (0.12%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 169 (20.74%) Azure
2 96 (11.78%) Power Platform
3 65 (7.98%) Microsoft 365
4 49 (6.01%) AWS
5 26 (3.19%) SaaS
6 24 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
7 16 (1.96%) GCP
8 15 (1.84%) Azure Machine Learning
9 13 (1.60%) PowerApps
10 10 (1.23%) Power Automate
11 8 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.98%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.86%) Serverless
13 6 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.61%) NuGet
14 5 (0.61%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.49%) Google Sheets
16 3 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.01%) Firewall
2 28 (3.44%) SSL
3 24 (2.94%) DNS
4 18 (2.21%) VPN
4 18 (2.21%) WAN
5 14 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.60%) LAN
7 9 (1.10%) DHCP
7 9 (1.10%) VLAN
7 9 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (0.98%) FTP
8 8 (0.98%) IPsec
8 8 (0.98%) WLAN
9 5 (0.61%) Broadband
9 5 (0.61%) Internet
9 5 (0.61%) Intranet
9 5 (0.61%) IPv4
9 5 (0.61%) IPv6
9 5 (0.61%) OSPF
9 5 (0.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 88 (10.80%) Power BI
3 68 (8.34%) Data Warehouse
4 64 (7.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (3.44%) Data Lake
7 28 (3.44%) Tableau
8 19 (2.33%) QlikView
8 19 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 18 (2.21%) Big Data
10 16 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
10 16 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 16 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (1.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (1.23%) Data Mining
12 10 (1.23%) Delta Lake
12 10 (1.23%) OLAP
13 9 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (4.05%) Visual Studio
2 23 (2.82%) Selenium
3 18 (2.21%) TeamCity
4 16 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.47%) JIRA
6 10 (1.23%) MSTest
7 9 (1.10%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.86%) NUnit
9 7 (0.86%) SpecFlow
9 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.61%) Appium
10 5 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.61%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.49%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.49%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.49%) GitLab
11 4 (0.49%) Postman
11 4 (0.49%) Protractor
11 4 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 170 (20.86%) Finance
2 86 (10.55%) Marketing
3 40 (4.91%) Retail
4 39 (4.79%) Manufacturing
5 37 (4.54%) Public Sector
6 23 (2.82%) Legal
7 19 (2.33%) Law
8 17 (2.09%) Electronics
8 17 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.10%) Local Government
10 8 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.86%) Banking
12 4 (0.49%) Back Office
13 3 (0.37%) French Language
13 3 (0.37%) German Language
13 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.12%) Advertising
15 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 199 (24.42%) Developer
2 165 (20.25%) Analyst
3 57 (6.99%) .NET Developer
4 45 (5.52%) Architect
5 44 (5.40%) Business Analyst
6 42 (5.15%) Data Engineer
7 32 (3.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 31 (3.80%) Administrator
9 30 (3.68%) Data Analyst
9 30 (3.68%) Software Developer
10 29 (3.56%) Web Developer
11 26 (3.19%) Software Engineer
11 26 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
12 24 (2.94%) IT Analyst
13 22 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
14 19 (2.33%) IT Manager
14 19 (2.33%) IT Support
14 19 (2.33%) Project Manager
15 17 (2.09%) Product Owner
16 16 (1.96%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (22.58%) .NET
2 115 (14.11%) ASP.NET
3 112 (13.74%) .NET Core
4 91 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 41 (5.03%) HTML
6 29 (3.56%) .NET Framework
7 26 (3.19%) CSS
8 23 (2.82%) AngularJS
9 21 (2.58%) jQuery
9 21 (2.58%) Web Services
9 21 (2.58%) XML
10 16 (1.96%) REST
10 16 (1.96%) SOAP
11 15 (1.84%) React
12 14 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (1.72%) Blazor
13 12 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (1.47%) JSON
14 11 (1.35%) Node.js
14 11 (1.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.12%) Self-Motivation
2 42 (5.15%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.82%) e-Learning
5 22 (2.70%) User Experience
6 20 (2.45%) Analytical Mindset
7 14 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.60%) Clustering
8 13 (1.60%) PKI
9 12 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.35%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.10%) Blog
11 9 (1.10%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.98%) NHS
13 7 (0.86%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.86%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.74%) Cyberattack
14 6 (0.74%) Replication
15 5 (0.61%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 101 (12.39%) Windows
2 47 (5.77%) Windows Server
3 43 (5.28%) Linux
4 26 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (2.82%) Windows 10
6 18 (2.21%) Windows Server 2016
7 13 (1.60%) Unix
8 10 (1.23%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.98%) Solaris
10 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.61%) CentOS
12 4 (0.49%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.12%) Android
13 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (36.07%) Problem-Solving
2 201 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (21.47%) Business Intelligence
4 140 (17.18%) Analytics
5 139 (17.06%) Analytical Thinking
6 112 (13.74%) MVC
7 94 (11.53%) Innovative Thinking
8 78 (9.57%) Project Management
9 77 (9.45%) Web Development
10 73 (8.96%) ETL
11 67 (8.22%) ITIL
12 65 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 64 (7.85%) Data Analysis
14 57 (6.99%) Mathematics
15 56 (6.87%) Change Management
15 56 (6.87%) Data Modelling
16 54 (6.63%) CRM
17 50 (6.13%) Computer Science
18 48 (5.89%) Software Engineering
19 47 (5.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 271 (33.25%) SQL
2 138 (16.93%) C#
3 62 (7.61%) JavaScript
3 62 (7.61%) Python
4 32 (3.93%) Java
5 30 (3.68%) T-SQL
6 28 (3.44%) PowerShell
6 28 (3.44%) R
7 16 (1.96%) C
8 13 (1.60%) Perl
8 13 (1.60%) PHP
9 11 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.35%) VBA
10 10 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.10%) VB.NET
12 8 (0.98%) VB
13 6 (0.74%) C++
14 5 (0.61%) COBOL
15 4 (0.49%) Scala
15 4 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (11.41%) Degree
2 25 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.72%) MCSE
6 12 (1.47%) CISM
6 12 (1.47%) CISSP
6 12 (1.47%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.35%) IIBA
8 10 (1.23%) ISEB
9 9 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.98%) CISA
10 8 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.98%) MCITP
10 8 (0.98%) MCSA
11 7 (0.86%) CCNP
11 7 (0.86%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.86%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.38%) GDPR
2 46 (5.64%) QA
3 31 (3.80%) SLA
4 25 (3.07%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.10%) NIST
7 5 (0.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 5 (0.61%) GAMP
7 5 (0.61%) GMP
7 5 (0.61%) GxP
8 3 (0.37%) COBIT
8 3 (0.37%) PMO
9 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.12%) IFRS
10 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.12%) NCSC
10 1 (0.12%) P3O
10 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 59 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.82%) Docker
3 14 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.86%) Firmware
6 6 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.37%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (1.72%) Kubernetes
1 14 (1.72%) WSUS
2 13 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (1.35%) SCCM
4 7 (0.86%) Terraform
5 6 (0.74%) Ansible
5 6 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (0.74%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.61%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.61%) SCOM
6 5 (0.61%) vRealize
7 4 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.49%) Puppet
7 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 222 (27.24%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.15%) Oracle
3 36 (4.42%) Databricks
4 30 (3.68%) VMware
5 26 (3.19%) Cisco
5 26 (3.19%) SAP
6 25 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (2.45%) Google
8 14 (1.72%) HubSpot
9 11 (1.35%) Citrix
9 11 (1.35%) Symantec
10 10 (1.23%) HP
10 10 (1.23%) McAfee
10 10 (1.23%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.10%) Cognos
11 9 (1.10%) Veeam
12 8 (0.98%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.98%) Sophos
12 8 (0.98%) ZyXEL
13 7 (0.86%) Xamarin