Period
to 14 April 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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > South East
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 30 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 930 1,415 1,878
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 7.45% 6.91% 7.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.23% 19.56% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 694 1,088 1,389
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,200 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 4,596 7,234 9,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.81% 35.32% 36.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,221 5,789 7,545
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,750 £28,175
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £76,250
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 14 April 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 14 April 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 -3 361 £50,000 -4.76% 69
Berkshire -11 193 £51,750 -5.91% 26
Surrey +1 158 £55,000 +8.37% 18
Hampshire -30 135 £47,500 +7.95% 21
West Sussex +17 118 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Oxfordshire +25 88 £55,000 +29.41% 20
Buckinghamshire +9 84 £42,500 -29.17% 23
East Sussex +6 51 £45,670 +21.79% 10
Sussex +3 42 £50,000 +122.22%
Kent -6 36 £32,500 -7.14% 15
M4 Corridor - 9 £65,000 -
Middlesex -1 5 £52,500 +110.00%
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 14 April 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.

1 370 (39.78%) Problem-Solving
2 325 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (27.20%) Degree
4 237 (25.48%) SQL
5 201 (21.61%) Finance
6 168 (18.06%) Java
7 158 (16.99%) JavaScript
8 154 (16.56%) HTML
9 146 (15.70%) Analytical Thinking
10 141 (15.16%) Scrum
11 139 (14.95%) User Experience
12 136 (14.62%) CSS
12 136 (14.62%) Windows
13 124 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 122 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
15 118 (12.69%) Analytics
16 114 (12.26%) Computer Science
17 112 (12.04%) Azure
18 106 (11.40%) Project Management
19 102 (10.97%) C#
20 97 (10.43%) Python
20 97 (10.43%) SDLC
21 96 (10.32%) QA
22 94 (10.11%) Linux
23 92 (9.89%) Marketing
24 90 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
25 84 (9.03%) SQL Server
26 83 (8.92%) Software Engineering
27 79 (8.49%) ITIL
28 78 (8.39%) Relational Database

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 19 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.61%) Confluence
3 11 (1.18%) IIS
4 10 (1.08%) SAS
5 9 (0.97%) CMS
6 7 (0.75%) Apache
6 7 (0.75%) Apache Solr
6 7 (0.75%) JBoss
7 6 (0.65%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.43%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.22%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.22%) Liferay
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.22%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 90 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (6.24%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (5.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (3.87%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.51%) Sketch
6 9 (0.97%) InVision
7 8 (0.86%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.43%) Figma
9 4 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.43%) Simulink
10 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.11%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.11%) SPSS
11 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.86%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.54%) Shopify
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.22%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.22%) Magento
5 2 (0.22%) Maximo
5 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.22%) Odoo
5 2 (0.22%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 112 (12.04%) Azure
2 54 (5.81%) Power Platform
3 53 (5.70%) AWS
4 35 (3.76%) SaaS
5 31 (3.33%) Google Analytics
6 25 (2.69%) Microsoft 365
7 19 (2.04%) Google Tag Manager
8 14 (1.51%) GCP
9 12 (1.29%) Serverless
10 11 (1.18%) IaaS
11 10 (1.08%) PaaS
12 9 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 6 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
15 6 (0.65%) GitHub
15 6 (0.65%) npm
16 5 (0.54%) Amazon EKS
16 5 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
16 5 (0.54%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.76%) Firewall
2 19 (2.04%) VPN
3 16 (1.72%) VoIP
4 15 (1.61%) 4G
4 15 (1.61%) Network Security
5 14 (1.51%) 2G
5 14 (1.51%) 3G
5 14 (1.51%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.29%) LAN
6 12 (1.29%) WAN
7 11 (1.18%) BGP
7 11 (1.18%) DNS
7 11 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (1.18%) OSPF
8 10 (1.08%) BIG-IP
8 10 (1.08%) RNC
9 9 (0.97%) Wireshark
10 8 (0.86%) IPsec
11 7 (0.75%) Intranet
11 7 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 78 (8.39%) Relational Database
3 52 (5.59%) Power BI
4 37 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (2.90%) Tableau
6 24 (2.58%) RDBMS
7 21 (2.26%) NoSQL
8 20 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (1.83%) Big Data
10 13 (1.40%) MySQL
10 13 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.97%) Snowflake Schema
14 8 (0.86%) OLAP
15 6 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.65%) Data Lake
16 5 (0.54%) BigQuery
16 5 (0.54%) MongoDB
17 4 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 50 (5.38%) JIRA
2 25 (2.69%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.61%) Selenium
4 11 (1.18%) SpecFlow
4 11 (1.18%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.97%) Fiddler
6 9 (0.97%) Visual Website Optimizer
6 9 (0.97%) webpack
7 8 (0.86%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.86%) JMeter
8 7 (0.75%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.65%) gulp
9 6 (0.65%) Jasmine
9 6 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (0.65%) Protractor
10 5 (0.54%) Axure RP
11 4 (0.43%) Maven
11 4 (0.43%) REST Assured
11 4 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 201 (21.61%) Finance
2 92 (9.89%) Marketing
3 39 (4.19%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.55%) Retail
5 24 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.15%) Legal
6 20 (2.15%) Public Sector
7 18 (1.94%) Banking
8 16 (1.72%) Electronics
9 15 (1.61%) Automotive
9 15 (1.61%) Military
10 14 (1.51%) Law
11 12 (1.29%) Advertising
12 11 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (1.08%) Back Office
13 10 (1.08%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.08%) German Language
14 8 (0.86%) Billing
14 8 (0.86%) French Language
14 8 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 220 (23.66%) Analyst
2 210 (22.58%) Developer
3 54 (5.81%) Business Analyst
4 44 (4.73%) Data Analyst
5 43 (4.62%) Architect
6 42 (4.52%) Support Engineer
7 34 (3.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 33 (3.55%) Consultant
8 33 (3.55%) Software Developer
9 32 (3.44%) IT Analyst
10 28 (3.01%) Software Engineer
10 28 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (2.90%) Support Analyst
12 25 (2.69%) Data Engineer
13 22 (2.37%) Java Developer
14 21 (2.26%) C# Developer
14 21 (2.26%) Risk Analyst
15 20 (2.15%) .NET Developer
15 20 (2.15%) IT Risk Analyst
15 20 (2.15%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (16.56%) HTML
2 136 (14.62%) CSS
3 71 (7.63%) .NET
4 65 (6.99%) HTML5
5 46 (4.95%) REST
6 29 (3.12%) Web Services
7 26 (2.80%) .NET Core
7 26 (2.80%) AngularJS
8 25 (2.69%) .NET Framework
9 23 (2.47%) Node.js
10 22 (2.37%) React
11 20 (2.15%) ASP.NET
12 18 (1.94%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (1.40%) XML
14 12 (1.29%) SOAP
15 10 (1.08%) ASP.NET Core
15 10 (1.08%) Elastic Stack
15 10 (1.08%) Entity Framework
15 10 (1.08%) Middleware
15 10 (1.08%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 139 (14.95%) User Experience
2 64 (6.88%) Enterprise Software
3 51 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 32 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (3.12%) Analytical Mindset
6 23 (2.47%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 16 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.40%) CMDB
9 12 (1.29%) NHS
10 10 (1.08%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.08%) Derivative
11 8 (0.86%) Hedge funds
11 8 (0.86%) iSeries
11 8 (0.86%) LIMS
12 7 (0.75%) Cyberattack
12 7 (0.75%) iPhone
12 7 (0.75%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 136 (14.62%) Windows
2 94 (10.11%) Linux
3 28 (3.01%) Unix
4 23 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.29%) Android
6 11 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.22%) CentOS
11 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.22%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (39.78%) Problem-Solving
2 325 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (15.70%) Analytical Thinking
4 141 (15.16%) Scrum
5 122 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
6 118 (12.69%) Analytics
7 114 (12.26%) Computer Science
8 106 (11.40%) Project Management
9 97 (10.43%) SDLC
10 83 (8.92%) Software Engineering
11 79 (8.49%) ITIL
12 75 (8.06%) Decision-Making
12 75 (8.06%) DevOps
13 69 (7.42%) Test Automation
14 64 (6.88%) Information Security
15 62 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 60 (6.45%) Risk Management
17 59 (6.34%) Software Testing
18 54 (5.81%) Data Analysis
18 54 (5.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 237 (25.48%) SQL
2 168 (18.06%) Java
3 158 (16.99%) JavaScript
4 102 (10.97%) C#
5 97 (10.43%) Python
6 38 (4.09%) C
7 37 (3.98%) C++
8 21 (2.26%) PowerShell
8 21 (2.26%) Ruby
9 15 (1.61%) Go
9 15 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 13 (1.40%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.29%) R
12 11 (1.18%) RPG
12 11 (1.18%) RPG IV
12 11 (1.18%) Scala
12 11 (1.18%) TypeScript
13 9 (0.97%) Apple Swift
14 8 (0.86%) PHP
14 8 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 253 (27.20%) Degree
2 69 (7.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 40 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 34 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (3.55%) CCNA
7 30 (3.23%) CISSP
8 27 (2.90%) Numerate Degree
9 24 (2.58%) CRISC
10 23 (2.47%) CCNP
11 20 (2.15%) ISTQB
12 19 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (1.40%) ISEB
14 12 (1.29%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (1.29%) MCSA
15 11 (1.18%) PhD
16 10 (1.08%) MBCS
16 10 (1.08%) MCSE
16 10 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (10.32%) QA
2 42 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.69%) NIST
4 23 (2.47%) SLA
5 22 (2.37%) GDPR
6 11 (1.18%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.75%) Actionable Recommendations
7 7 (0.75%) NCSC
8 6 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.54%) GRC
9 5 (0.54%) GxP
10 4 (0.43%) GMP
10 4 (0.43%) Good Clinical Practice
11 3 (0.32%) CDISC
11 3 (0.32%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.32%) PMO
11 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.11%) COBIT
13 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 34 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 22 (2.37%) Docker
4 10 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (1.08%) VMware NSX
4 10 (1.08%) vSphere
5 6 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.43%) Firmware
7 3 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (2.69%) Kubernetes
2 20 (2.15%) SCCM
3 14 (1.51%) Puppet
4 8 (0.86%) Ansible
5 4 (0.43%) Perfmon
5 4 (0.43%) Terraform
6 3 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.22%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 2 (0.22%) Grafana
7 2 (0.22%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.22%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.22%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.11%) QRadar
8 1 (0.11%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 124 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 41 (4.41%) Google
3 34 (3.66%) Oracle
3 34 (3.66%) VMware
4 25 (2.69%) Cisco
5 24 (2.58%) SAP
6 21 (2.26%) Adobe
7 17 (1.83%) Blue Prism
8 16 (1.72%) ServiceNow
9 15 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.40%) Palo Alto
11 12 (1.29%) Dynatrace
11 12 (1.29%) F5
11 12 (1.29%) Remedy
12 11 (1.18%) Splunk
13 10 (1.08%) Ericsson
13 10 (1.08%) SolarWinds
14 9 (0.97%) hybris
14 9 (0.97%) IBM
15 8 (0.86%) Apple