Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 33 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,693 1,958 2,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.67% 6.73% 7.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.54% 18.71% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,247 1,588 1,696
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £25,667
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 9,134 10,464 10,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.99% 35.94% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,954 8,359 8,369
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 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
Thames Valley 0 745 £52,500 +10.53% 121
Berkshire -4 467 £52,500 +5.00% 73
Hampshire -2 388 £45,000 - 75
Surrey +3 238 £55,000 +15.79% 46
Buckinghamshire +5 184 £47,500 +18.75% 24
West Sussex +27 160 £40,000 -1.23% 19
East Sussex 0 99 £32,500 -36.27% 15
Oxfordshire +9 95 £50,000 +17.65% 24
Kent -17 53 £40,000 +23.08% 32
Middlesex +10 25 £55,000 -9.84% 1
Isle of Wight - 4 £30,000 -
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 789 (46.60%) Problem-Solving
2 410 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
3 399 (23.57%) SQL
4 379 (22.39%) Degree
5 342 (20.20%) Microsoft
6 340 (20.08%) Finance
7 246 (14.53%) Project Management
7 246 (14.53%) SQL Server
8 203 (11.99%) Analytical Thinking
9 198 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
10 195 (11.52%) ITIL
11 190 (11.22%) Linux
12 183 (10.81%) C#
13 181 (10.69%) Analytics
14 180 (10.63%) Self-Motivation
15 179 (10.57%) Microsoft Excel
16 178 (10.51%) Windows
17 174 (10.28%) Java
18 172 (10.16%) JavaScript
19 152 (8.98%) .NET
20 143 (8.45%) HTML
21 140 (8.27%) Microsoft Office
22 138 (8.15%) Python
23 125 (7.38%) Computer Science
24 124 (7.32%) SAP
25 122 (7.21%) Mathematics
25 122 (7.21%) Marketing
26 121 (7.15%) Security Cleared
27 120 (7.09%) Azure
28 119 (7.03%) SDLC

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 37 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.13%) IIS
3 29 (1.71%) Confluence
4 24 (1.42%) Apache
5 20 (1.18%) CMS
5 20 (1.18%) SAS
6 19 (1.12%) Apache Spark
7 14 (0.83%) CICS
8 12 (0.71%) nginx
9 6 (0.35%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.30%) Documentum
11 4 (0.24%) Anypoint
11 4 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.24%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.24%) WordPress
12 3 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.18%) Luigi
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.18%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 179 (10.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 140 (8.27%) Microsoft Office
3 61 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.47%) Chatbot
8 7 (0.41%) Figma
8 7 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (0.41%) Sketch
8 7 (0.41%) SPSS
9 3 (0.18%) Doxygen
9 3 (0.18%) Maya
9 3 (0.18%) Simulink
10 1 (0.059%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.059%) Stata
10 1 (0.059%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
4 6 (0.35%) Infor M3
5 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.24%) SAP GTS
7 3 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 120 (7.09%) Azure
2 112 (6.62%) AWS
3 83 (4.90%) Power Platform
4 57 (3.37%) SaaS
5 47 (2.78%) Office 365
6 23 (1.36%) PaaS
7 19 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
8 16 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
9 14 (0.83%) Google Analytics
10 12 (0.71%) IaaS
11 10 (0.59%) GCP
12 9 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.35%) PowerApps
14 5 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.30%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.30%) Tricentis Tosca
15 4 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.24%) BrowserStack
15 4 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 90 (5.32%) Firewall
2 78 (4.61%) LAN
3 67 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 67 (3.96%) WAN
4 55 (3.25%) VoIP
5 54 (3.19%) VPN
6 47 (2.78%) Internet
7 43 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
8 42 (2.48%) Network Security
9 37 (2.19%) DNS
10 36 (2.13%) BGP
11 31 (1.83%) OSPF
12 29 (1.71%) PABX
13 26 (1.54%) DHCP
14 24 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (1.36%) VLAN
16 20 (1.18%) MPLS
17 19 (1.12%) SAN
18 18 (1.06%) Wireless
19 17 (1.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 87 (5.14%) Relational Database
3 82 (4.84%) Power BI
4 78 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (2.66%) DB2
5 45 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (1.89%) Big Data
7 31 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (1.77%) MySQL
9 29 (1.71%) Hadoop
9 29 (1.71%) NoSQL
10 28 (1.65%) QlikView
11 26 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (1.48%) Oracle Database
13 23 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (1.12%) Qlik Sense
15 17 (1.00%) SAP BW
16 15 (0.89%) RDBMS
17 12 (0.71%) Data Mining
18 9 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 82 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 67 (3.96%) JIRA
3 34 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 33 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (1.77%) Visual Studio
6 29 (1.71%) MSI
7 23 (1.36%) Selenium
8 16 (0.95%) TeamCity
9 14 (0.83%) Eclipse
9 14 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (0.77%) Subversion
10 13 (0.77%) WebDriver
11 10 (0.59%) Cucumber
11 10 (0.59%) Eclipse RCP
12 9 (0.53%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.53%) Hudson
12 9 (0.53%) Maven
13 7 (0.41%) Axure RP
14 6 (0.35%) Appium
14 6 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 340 (20.08%) Finance
2 122 (7.21%) Marketing
3 106 (6.26%) Retail
4 92 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 74 (4.37%) Banking
6 50 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 49 (2.89%) Public Sector
8 43 (2.54%) Legal
9 38 (2.24%) Law
10 26 (1.54%) Aerospace
11 23 (1.36%) Publishing
12 20 (1.18%) Electronics
13 14 (0.83%) Advertising
14 13 (0.77%) Games
15 12 (0.71%) Local Government
16 11 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.59%) Automotive
18 8 (0.47%) Back Office
19 5 (0.30%) Billing
20 4 (0.24%) Police
Job Titles
1 398 (23.51%) Analyst
2 275 (16.24%) Developer
3 143 (8.45%) Business Analyst
4 123 (7.27%) Architect
5 75 (4.43%) Project Manager
6 63 (3.72%) Software Engineer
7 61 (3.60%) Junior
8 59 (3.48%) Network Engineer
9 57 (3.37%) Graduate
10 54 (3.19%) Support Analyst
11 53 (3.13%) Data Analyst
12 50 (2.95%) Consultant
13 48 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
14 44 (2.60%) Technical Architect
15 41 (2.42%) IT Analyst
16 36 (2.13%) Development Manager
17 35 (2.07%) Applications Support
17 35 (2.07%) Support Engineer
18 34 (2.01%) Delivery Manager
18 34 (2.01%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (8.98%) .NET
2 143 (8.45%) HTML
3 114 (6.73%) CSS
4 90 (5.32%) Web Services
5 57 (3.37%) AngularJS
6 55 (3.25%) XML
7 49 (2.89%) ASP.NET
8 45 (2.66%) Ajax
9 32 (1.89%) XSLT
10 30 (1.77%) jQuery
11 26 (1.54%) .NET Framework
12 24 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (1.36%) REST
13 23 (1.36%) WCF
14 21 (1.24%) HTML5
14 21 (1.24%) RESTful
15 19 (1.12%) Middleware
15 19 (1.12%) Node.js
15 19 (1.12%) React
16 17 (1.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 180 (10.63%) Self-Motivation
2 92 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 89 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 71 (4.19%) User Experience
5 36 (2.13%) Public Cloud
6 23 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 22 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 22 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 22 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 21 (1.24%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
10 19 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
11 18 (1.06%) Mainframe
11 18 (1.06%) Private Cloud
12 17 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
13 16 (0.95%) FMCG
14 15 (0.89%) Digital Signage
14 15 (0.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 14 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 190 (11.22%) Linux
2 178 (10.51%) Windows
3 71 (4.19%) Unix
4 50 (2.95%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.24%) Windows 10
6 16 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.83%) AIX
7 14 (0.83%) MVS
8 13 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.35%) Android
10 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.18%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.18%) Debian
12 2 (0.12%) CentOS
12 2 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (46.60%) Problem-Solving
2 410 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (14.53%) Project Management
4 203 (11.99%) Analytical Thinking
5 198 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
6 195 (11.52%) ITIL
7 181 (10.69%) Analytics
8 125 (7.38%) Computer Science
9 122 (7.21%) Mathematics
10 119 (7.03%) SDLC
11 108 (6.38%) Decision-Making
12 107 (6.32%) Business Analysis
13 102 (6.02%) Change Management
14 97 (5.73%) Software Engineering
15 89 (5.26%) Data Analysis
15 89 (5.26%) Information Security
15 89 (5.26%) Service Delivery
16 87 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
17 85 (5.02%) Data Modelling
18 84 (4.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 399 (23.57%) SQL
2 183 (10.81%) C#
3 174 (10.28%) Java
4 172 (10.16%) JavaScript
5 138 (8.15%) Python
6 102 (6.02%) C
7 71 (4.19%) C++
8 64 (3.78%) T-SQL
9 59 (3.48%) R
10 40 (2.36%) PowerShell
11 27 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 25 (1.48%) Scala
13 24 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 24 (1.42%) PHP
14 20 (1.18%) COBOL
15 19 (1.12%) VB
16 18 (1.06%) VBA
17 15 (0.89%) TypeScript
17 15 (0.89%) VB.NET
18 14 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 379 (22.39%) Degree
2 121 (7.15%) Security Cleared
3 88 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 59 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (2.78%) CCNA
6 43 (2.54%) CCNP
7 41 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 32 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (1.77%) AWS Certification
10 29 (1.71%) TOGAF Certification
11 28 (1.65%) ISEB
11 28 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
12 26 (1.54%) JNCIS
13 25 (1.48%) ISTQB
14 24 (1.42%) JNCIA
15 19 (1.12%) CCIE
16 18 (1.06%) CISSP
16 18 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 16 (0.95%) A+ Certification
17 16 (0.95%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.96%) QA
2 51 (3.01%) SLA
3 44 (2.60%) PMO
4 39 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (2.01%) Data Quality
6 33 (1.95%) GDPR
7 17 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.83%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.65%) GAMP
10 7 (0.41%) COBIT
11 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.35%) NIST
12 5 (0.30%) GxP
12 5 (0.30%) ISO 22301
13 4 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 4 (0.24%) P3O
14 2 (0.12%) GAAP
14 2 (0.12%) HL7
14 2 (0.12%) IFRS
14 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 77 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 38 (2.24%) Docker
4 29 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 29 (1.71%) vSphere
5 21 (1.24%) VMware NSX
6 16 (0.95%) vCloud
7 12 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 10 (0.59%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.53%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.18%) Firmware
12 3 (0.18%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.18%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.18%) XenApp
13 2 (0.12%) OpenSIPS
13 2 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (2.13%) Kubernetes
2 29 (1.71%) IBM BigFix
2 29 (1.71%) SCCM
3 24 (1.42%) Nagios
4 13 (0.77%) Ansible
4 13 (0.77%) SCOM
4 13 (0.77%) Terraform
5 10 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.59%) WSUS
6 7 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.35%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.30%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.30%) HP ALM
8 5 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.30%) MIMEsweeper
8 5 (0.30%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.30%) Xymon
Vendors
1 342 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 124 (7.32%) SAP
3 109 (6.44%) Oracle
4 106 (6.26%) VMware
5 99 (5.85%) Cisco
6 61 (3.60%) Citrix
7 48 (2.84%) Tableau
8 46 (2.72%) IBM
9 42 (2.48%) Juniper
10 37 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (1.89%) Google
12 31 (1.83%) Aruba
13 25 (1.48%) Informatica
14 22 (1.30%) Adobe
14 22 (1.30%) Brocade
15 20 (1.18%) HP
16 16 (0.95%) Splunk
17 15 (0.89%) JD Edwards
18 14 (0.83%) Apple
18 14 (0.83%) EMC