Period
to 18 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 31 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 641 1,459 1,682
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.48% 6.31% 6.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.21% 17.97% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 561 1,188 1,375
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,619 £73,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +4.17%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,520 8,118 9,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.59% 35.09% 36.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,622 6,414 7,704
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,250 £75,000
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 South East

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the South East

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in the South East.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in the South East

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in the South East

Analytical Skills
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Thames Valley -8 224 £52,500 - 72
Berkshire -16 124 £50,000 -4.76% 33
Hampshire -27 102 £45,000 - 31
Surrey +6 97 £55,000 +4.76% 18
West Sussex +1 82 £50,000 +11.11% 27
Oxfordshire +28 57 £62,500 +47.06% 24
Buckinghamshire +5 49 £45,000 -24.05% 15
East Sussex +14 47 £50,351 +43.86% 1
Sussex +1 45 £50,000 +135.29%
Kent +23 37 £41,500 +7.79% 10
Middlesex 0 5 £52,500 -4.55%
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 249 (38.85%) Problem-Solving
2 233 (36.35%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (27.30%) Degree
4 151 (23.56%) SQL
5 142 (22.15%) HTML
6 132 (20.59%) Java
7 129 (20.12%) JavaScript
8 128 (19.97%) Windows
9 127 (19.81%) CSS
10 110 (17.16%) Analytical Thinking
11 109 (17.00%) Scrum
12 107 (16.69%) User Experience
13 93 (14.51%) Microsoft
14 90 (14.04%) Computer Science
15 89 (13.88%) Azure
16 87 (13.57%) Business Intelligence
17 80 (12.48%) Finance
18 76 (11.86%) C#
19 75 (11.70%) Linux
20 73 (11.39%) Project Management
21 68 (10.61%) Python
22 62 (9.67%) Relational Database
23 61 (9.52%) SDLC
23 61 (9.52%) HTML5
23 61 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
24 60 (9.36%) Analytics
25 58 (9.05%) .NET
26 55 (8.58%) Microservices
26 55 (8.58%) QA
27 53 (8.27%) Microsoft Excel

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (3.28%) Confluence
2 17 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.09%) Apache Solr
3 7 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (0.94%) CMS
4 6 (0.94%) IIS
5 5 (0.78%) Apache
6 4 (0.62%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.62%) SAS
7 3 (0.47%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.47%) WordPress
8 2 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.31%) JBoss
8 2 (0.31%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.31%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 53 (8.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (6.55%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (4.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (3.59%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.72%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.94%) Simulink
7 5 (0.78%) Sketch
8 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.31%) InVision
9 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.16%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.16%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.16%) SPSS
10 1 (0.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.40%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.31%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.31%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.31%) Odoo
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.16%) Maximo
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 89 (13.88%) Azure
2 45 (7.02%) Power Platform
3 33 (5.15%) AWS
4 26 (4.06%) Office 365
5 24 (3.74%) SaaS
6 13 (2.03%) PaaS
7 12 (1.87%) IaaS
8 11 (1.72%) Adobe Analytics
8 11 (1.72%) npm
9 10 (1.56%) Google Analytics
10 9 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.25%) Serverless
12 7 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (0.94%) GCP
14 5 (0.78%) Google Tag Manager
14 5 (0.78%) PowerApps
15 4 (0.62%) GitHub
16 2 (0.31%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.96%) Firewall
2 31 (4.84%) VPN
3 24 (3.74%) VoIP
4 20 (3.12%) OSPF
5 18 (2.81%) Network Security
6 17 (2.65%) BIG-IP
6 17 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (2.50%) BGP
7 16 (2.50%) TCP/IP
8 13 (2.03%) LAN
8 13 (2.03%) WAN
9 12 (1.87%) DNS
10 11 (1.72%) HTTP
10 11 (1.72%) Intranet
10 11 (1.72%) IPsec
11 10 (1.56%) Software-Defined Networking
12 8 (1.25%) IP Telephony
12 8 (1.25%) Junos
12 8 (1.25%) VLAN
13 7 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (9.67%) Relational Database
2 51 (7.96%) SQL Server
3 41 (6.40%) Power BI
4 23 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (2.96%) Tableau
7 17 (2.65%) Big Data
8 14 (2.18%) MySQL
9 13 (2.03%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.72%) QlikView
11 10 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (1.40%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.25%) Data Lake
14 7 (1.09%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.94%) OLAP
15 6 (0.94%) Qlik Sense
16 5 (0.78%) GIS
Development Applications
1 44 (6.86%) JIRA
2 34 (5.30%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.72%) gulp
3 11 (1.72%) Jasmine
3 11 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
3 11 (1.72%) Protractor
3 11 (1.72%) webpack
4 10 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.94%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.62%) JUnit
6 4 (0.62%) Selenium
7 3 (0.47%) JMeter
7 3 (0.47%) Mocha
7 3 (0.47%) RSpec
7 3 (0.47%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.47%) TestRail
8 2 (0.31%) Ant
8 2 (0.31%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.31%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 80 (12.48%) Finance
2 53 (8.27%) Marketing
3 23 (3.59%) Manufacturing
3 23 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.34%) Electronics
4 15 (2.34%) Retail
5 13 (2.03%) Public Sector
6 11 (1.72%) Military
7 7 (1.09%) Advertising
7 7 (1.09%) Automotive
7 7 (1.09%) Banking
8 6 (0.94%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.94%) Back Office
9 5 (0.78%) Legal
10 4 (0.62%) Law
10 4 (0.62%) Local Government
10 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.62%) Publishing
11 3 (0.47%) Police
11 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 160 (24.96%) Developer
2 135 (21.06%) Analyst
3 32 (4.99%) Business Analyst
4 30 (4.68%) Consultant
4 30 (4.68%) Software Engineer
5 29 (4.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 29 (4.52%) Network Engineer
6 28 (4.37%) Software Developer
7 27 (4.21%) Architect
8 24 (3.74%) Data Engineer
9 22 (3.43%) Data Analyst
10 19 (2.96%) Support Analyst
11 17 (2.65%) IT Analyst
11 17 (2.65%) Senior Developer
11 17 (2.65%) SQL Developer
12 16 (2.50%) C# Developer
12 16 (2.50%) Full Stack Developer
13 15 (2.34%) .NET Developer
14 14 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (2.18%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (22.15%) HTML
2 127 (19.81%) CSS
3 61 (9.52%) HTML5
4 58 (9.05%) .NET
5 42 (6.55%) REST
6 25 (3.90%) .NET Core
6 25 (3.90%) AngularJS
7 20 (3.12%) Node.js
8 19 (2.96%) ASP.NET
9 18 (2.81%) Web Services
10 14 (2.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (1.72%) CSS3
11 11 (1.72%) Highcharts JS
11 11 (1.72%) LESS
11 11 (1.72%) RxJS
11 11 (1.72%) Sass
12 10 (1.56%) React
13 9 (1.40%) jQuery
13 9 (1.40%) SOAP
13 9 (1.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (16.69%) User Experience
2 48 (7.49%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (7.18%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (2.96%) Analytical Mindset
6 13 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.56%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.25%) iSeries
9 6 (0.94%) iPhone
9 6 (0.94%) NHS
10 5 (0.78%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.78%) PMI
11 4 (0.62%) Cyberattack
11 4 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.62%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 128 (19.97%) Windows
2 75 (11.70%) Linux
3 22 (3.43%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.28%) Unix
5 12 (1.87%) Windows 10
6 11 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.56%) Android
8 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.31%) CentOS
10 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.31%) VMS
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (38.85%) Problem-Solving
2 233 (36.35%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (17.16%) Analytical Thinking
4 109 (17.00%) Scrum
5 90 (14.04%) Computer Science
6 87 (13.57%) Business Intelligence
7 73 (11.39%) Project Management
8 61 (9.52%) SDLC
9 60 (9.36%) Analytics
10 55 (8.58%) Microservices
11 49 (7.64%) Software Engineering
12 48 (7.49%) Decision-Making
12 48 (7.49%) DevOps
13 42 (6.55%) ITIL
13 42 (6.55%) Project Delivery
14 41 (6.40%) Requirements Gathering
15 40 (6.24%) Front End Development
16 36 (5.62%) Business Analysis
16 36 (5.62%) Test Automation
17 35 (5.46%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 151 (23.56%) SQL
2 132 (20.59%) Java
3 129 (20.12%) JavaScript
4 76 (11.86%) C#
5 68 (10.61%) Python
6 24 (3.74%) Go
7 23 (3.59%) C++
8 17 (2.65%) C
9 14 (2.18%) VB.NET
10 13 (2.03%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.40%) Apple Swift
11 9 (1.40%) PHP
11 9 (1.40%) R
12 8 (1.25%) MATLAB
12 8 (1.25%) Ruby
12 8 (1.25%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.09%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.09%) TypeScript
14 5 (0.78%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 175 (27.30%) Degree
2 61 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (7.33%) Security Cleared
4 44 (6.86%) SC Cleared
5 43 (6.71%) CCNA
5 43 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (5.77%) CCNP
7 17 (2.65%) ISTQB
8 16 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (2.34%) ISEB
10 14 (2.18%) CISSP
11 12 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (1.72%) JNCIS
12 11 (1.72%) MCSE
12 11 (1.72%) PhD
13 7 (1.09%) CRISC
13 7 (1.09%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.94%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.94%) MCSA
14 6 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.58%) QA
2 26 (4.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (3.12%) SLA
4 19 (2.96%) GDPR
5 13 (2.03%) NIST
6 6 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (0.94%) PMO
7 4 (0.62%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.47%) NCSC
8 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.31%) CDISC
9 2 (0.31%) COBIT
9 2 (0.31%) Good Clinical Practice
9 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.16%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.16%) GMP
10 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 36 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.28%) Docker
4 17 (2.65%) VMware NSX
5 5 (0.78%) Firmware
5 5 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.31%) vSphere
6 2 (0.31%) XenApp
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (2.65%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.03%) Puppet
3 7 (1.09%) SCCM
4 6 (0.94%) Ansible
4 6 (0.94%) Terraform
5 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.31%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.31%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.31%) WMI
6 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.16%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.16%) Nessus
7 1 (0.16%) QRadar
7 1 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.16%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 93 (14.51%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.62%) VMware
3 33 (5.15%) Cisco
4 26 (4.06%) Google
5 23 (3.59%) SAP
6 22 (3.43%) SolarWinds
7 21 (3.28%) Oracle
8 19 (2.96%) Palo Alto
9 18 (2.81%) F5
10 14 (2.18%) Adobe
11 9 (1.40%) hybris
12 8 (1.25%) IBM
13 7 (1.09%) Blue Prism
13 7 (1.09%) Splunk
14 6 (0.94%) Informatica
15 5 (0.78%) Apple
15 5 (0.78%) Citrix
15 5 (0.78%) Dell
15 5 (0.78%) HP
15 5 (0.78%) Juniper