Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 37 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,451 1,676 2,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.33% 6.29% 7.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.02% 17.33% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 1,331 1,634
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,508 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 8,051 9,670 10,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.13% 36.32% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6,273 7,532 8,810
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 +3 610 £52,500 +16.67% 124
Berkshire +4 413 £52,500 +10.53% 60
Hampshire +13 375 £44,000 -2.22% 60
Surrey -5 218 £52,500 +16.67% 65
Buckinghamshire -5 119 £60,000 +50.00% 32
West Sussex +9 118 £45,000 -11.76% 17
East Sussex -13 83 £35,000 -31.37% 15
Oxfordshire +4 78 £42,500 -5.56% 32
Kent -4 50 £38,500 +16.67% 15
Middlesex -3 10 £55,000 -8.33%
Sussex +3 2 £21,250 -72.58%
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 680 (46.86%) Problem-Solving
2 370 (25.50%) SQL
3 340 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
4 335 (23.09%) Microsoft
5 307 (21.16%) Degree
6 297 (20.47%) Finance
7 203 (13.99%) Windows
8 185 (12.75%) Project Management
9 182 (12.54%) Linux
10 179 (12.34%) SQL Server
11 168 (11.58%) C#
12 165 (11.37%) Microsoft Excel
13 164 (11.30%) Analytical Thinking
14 155 (10.68%) Java
15 153 (10.54%) .NET
16 143 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
17 135 (9.30%) JavaScript
18 126 (8.68%) Analytics
19 123 (8.48%) Python
20 122 (8.41%) ITIL
21 121 (8.34%) Computer Science
22 120 (8.27%) HTML
23 118 (8.13%) Microsoft Office
24 115 (7.93%) Marketing
25 112 (7.72%) Self-Motivation
26 109 (7.51%) Information Security
27 106 (7.31%) Oracle
27 106 (7.31%) Security Cleared
28 105 (7.24%) Software Engineering
29 104 (7.17%) Azure

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 50 (3.45%) IIS
2 32 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.86%) Apache
4 23 (1.59%) CICS
5 17 (1.17%) Confluence
5 17 (1.17%) SAS
6 16 (1.10%) Apache Spark
7 13 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (0.90%) WebLogic
8 12 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (0.69%) Skype for Business
10 9 (0.62%) CMS
10 9 (0.62%) MS Exchange
10 9 (0.62%) nginx
11 7 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.34%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.21%) Drupal
14 3 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 165 (11.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 118 (8.13%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.55%) Figma
7 8 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
7 8 (0.55%) Sketch
8 7 (0.48%) SPSS
9 6 (0.41%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.069%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.069%) Avid Media Composer
11 1 (0.069%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.069%) Maya
11 1 (0.069%) Stata
Business Applications
1 39 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.83%) Adobe Campaign
4 11 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.28%) FastStats
7 4 (0.28%) Magento
7 4 (0.28%) Unica
8 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (0.21%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.21%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.14%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 104 (7.17%) Azure
2 85 (5.86%) Power Platform
3 83 (5.72%) SaaS
4 62 (4.27%) AWS
5 49 (3.38%) Office 365
6 15 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
8 9 (0.62%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.62%) PaaS
9 7 (0.48%) GitHub
10 6 (0.41%) AdWords
10 6 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.41%) BrowserStack
10 6 (0.41%) PowerApps
11 5 (0.34%) Azure LUIS
11 5 (0.34%) Dialogflow
11 5 (0.34%) G Suite
11 5 (0.34%) IaaS
12 4 (0.28%) Responsys
12 4 (0.28%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 102 (7.03%) Firewall
2 70 (4.82%) TCP/IP
3 67 (4.62%) Internet
3 67 (4.62%) VPN
4 57 (3.93%) LAN
5 54 (3.72%) DNS
6 52 (3.58%) BGP
7 41 (2.83%) WAN
8 39 (2.69%) OSPF
9 38 (2.62%) Network Security
10 34 (2.34%) DHCP
11 31 (2.14%) VoIP
12 28 (1.93%) VLAN
13 22 (1.52%) MPLS
14 20 (1.38%) SAN
15 17 (1.17%) Wireless
16 16 (1.10%) IPsec
17 15 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
18 14 (0.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 85 (5.86%) Power BI
3 55 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 46 (3.17%) Big Data
6 44 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 34 (2.34%) MySQL
10 31 (2.14%) DB2
11 28 (1.93%) Oracle Database
12 24 (1.65%) QlikView
13 21 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (1.31%) Qlik Sense
15 15 (1.03%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (0.83%) Data Lake
16 12 (0.83%) NoSQL
17 10 (0.69%) Data Mining
17 10 (0.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 93 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 55 (3.79%) JIRA
3 40 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (2.14%) Visual Studio
5 27 (1.86%) Jenkins
6 20 (1.38%) Eclipse
7 19 (1.31%) Eclipse RCP
7 19 (1.31%) Selenium
8 14 (0.96%) Subversion
9 12 (0.83%) Bitbucket
10 11 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.55%) Axure RP
12 7 (0.48%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.48%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.48%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.34%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.34%) GCC
13 5 (0.34%) TestRail
13 5 (0.34%) webpack
14 4 (0.28%) Mocha
General
1 297 (20.47%) Finance
2 115 (7.93%) Marketing
3 98 (6.75%) Retail
4 73 (5.03%) Telecoms
5 59 (4.07%) Manufacturing
6 46 (3.17%) Public Sector
7 44 (3.03%) Legal
8 35 (2.41%) Law
9 22 (1.52%) Banking
10 14 (0.96%) Aerospace
11 13 (0.90%) Billing
11 13 (0.90%) Electronics
11 13 (0.90%) Games
12 11 (0.76%) Local Government
13 10 (0.69%) Advertising
14 7 (0.48%) Back Office
15 4 (0.28%) Automotive
15 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.21%) Publishing
17 2 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 365 (25.16%) Analyst
2 218 (15.02%) Developer
3 104 (7.17%) Architect
4 92 (6.34%) Business Analyst
5 67 (4.62%) Software Engineer
6 62 (4.27%) Project Manager
7 61 (4.20%) Network Engineer
8 53 (3.65%) Support Analyst
9 47 (3.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 43 (2.96%) Senior Developer
11 42 (2.89%) Support Engineer
12 41 (2.83%) Applications Support
12 41 (2.83%) Data Analyst
13 39 (2.69%) Product Owner
14 38 (2.62%) Consultant
15 31 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
16 30 (2.07%) Analyst Programmer
16 30 (2.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 30 (2.07%) Programmer
17 29 (2.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (10.54%) .NET
2 120 (8.27%) HTML
3 94 (6.48%) Web Services
4 90 (6.20%) CSS
5 57 (3.93%) AngularJS
6 43 (2.96%) REST
7 42 (2.89%) ASP.NET
8 40 (2.76%) .NET Framework
9 34 (2.34%) Middleware
10 27 (1.86%) HTML5
10 27 (1.86%) jQuery
11 25 (1.72%) React
11 25 (1.72%) XML
12 24 (1.65%) Ajax
12 24 (1.65%) Node.js
13 22 (1.52%) SOAP
14 21 (1.45%) RESTful
15 19 (1.31%) Java RMI
15 19 (1.31%) JMS
16 17 (1.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 112 (7.72%) Self-Motivation
2 88 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 59 (4.07%) Data Centre
4 57 (3.93%) User Experience
5 34 (2.34%) Mainframe
6 26 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 21 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 20 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.31%) Analytical Mindset
10 18 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
11 14 (0.96%) Clustering
11 14 (0.96%) Driving Licence
12 13 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (0.90%) Virtual Team
13 12 (0.83%) Replication
13 12 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
14 11 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
14 11 (0.76%) Private Cloud
14 11 (0.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 203 (13.99%) Windows
2 182 (12.54%) Linux
3 82 (5.65%) Unix
4 65 (4.48%) Windows Server
5 34 (2.34%) Windows 10
6 17 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.10%) MVS
8 15 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (1.03%) Windows 7
9 14 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.90%) AIX
11 8 (0.55%) Android
12 7 (0.48%) Debian
13 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.21%) CentOS
14 3 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.14%) VxWorks
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 680 (46.86%) Problem-Solving
2 340 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (12.75%) Project Management
4 164 (11.30%) Analytical Thinking
5 143 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
6 126 (8.68%) Analytics
7 122 (8.41%) ITIL
8 121 (8.34%) Computer Science
9 109 (7.51%) Information Security
10 105 (7.24%) Software Engineering
11 101 (6.96%) Data Analysis
12 100 (6.89%) SDLC
13 95 (6.55%) Mentoring
14 89 (6.13%) DevOps
15 82 (5.65%) CRM
16 81 (5.58%) Creative Thinking
17 80 (5.51%) Cybersecurity
17 80 (5.51%) Decision-Making
17 80 (5.51%) Scrum
18 77 (5.31%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 370 (25.50%) SQL
2 168 (11.58%) C#
3 155 (10.68%) Java
4 135 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 123 (8.48%) Python
6 81 (5.58%) T-SQL
7 76 (5.24%) C
8 51 (3.51%) C++
9 41 (2.83%) PowerShell
10 36 (2.48%) PL/SQL
11 33 (2.27%) PHP
12 31 (2.14%) COBOL
13 22 (1.52%) VB.NET
14 20 (1.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 20 (1.38%) R
15 19 (1.31%) TypeScript
16 18 (1.24%) VBA
17 17 (1.17%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.96%) Ruby
19 13 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 307 (21.16%) Degree
2 106 (7.31%) Security Cleared
3 73 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 59 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (3.79%) CCNA
5 55 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 41 (2.83%) CCNP
7 32 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (2.14%) ISEB
9 26 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (1.72%) JNCIS
11 23 (1.59%) ISTQB
12 22 (1.52%) JNCIA
13 20 (1.38%) CISSP
14 16 (1.10%) CISM
14 16 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 16 (1.10%) MCSA
14 16 (1.10%) MCSE
15 14 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
16 13 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.62%) QA
2 53 (3.65%) SLA
3 30 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 22 (1.52%) GDPR
6 21 (1.45%) PMO
7 11 (0.76%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.69%) GAMP
9 9 (0.62%) ISO 22301
10 8 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.34%) NIST
12 4 (0.28%) COBIT
13 3 (0.21%) BS7799
14 2 (0.14%) GAAP
14 2 (0.14%) GxP
14 2 (0.14%) IFRS
14 2 (0.14%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 75 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 65 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.83%) Docker
4 27 (1.86%) vSphere
5 14 (0.96%) VMware NSX
6 12 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.76%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 11 (0.76%) Terminal Services
7 11 (0.76%) vCloud
8 10 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.62%) XenApp
10 7 (0.48%) BitLocker
10 7 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.48%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.28%) Kamailio
13 3 (0.21%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.14%) OpenSIPS
15 1 (0.069%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (1.86%) Kubernetes
2 25 (1.72%) SCCM
3 18 (1.24%) Ansible
4 15 (1.03%) Nagios
5 12 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.76%) WSUS
7 9 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.55%) Puppet
8 8 (0.55%) Terraform
9 7 (0.48%) SCOM
10 5 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.34%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.21%) AppManager
12 3 (0.21%) QRadar
13 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
13 2 (0.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 335 (23.09%) Microsoft
2 106 (7.31%) Oracle
3 92 (6.34%) VMware
4 87 (6.00%) Cisco
5 65 (4.48%) SAP
6 55 (3.79%) Juniper
7 46 (3.17%) Citrix
8 33 (2.27%) Tableau
9 32 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (1.59%) Google
10 23 (1.59%) HP
11 22 (1.52%) IBM
12 21 (1.45%) Brocade
13 20 (1.38%) Remedy
14 17 (1.17%) Adobe
14 17 (1.17%) Red Hat
15 14 (0.96%) EMC
16 13 (0.90%) Forcepoint
16 13 (0.90%) Sage
17 12 (0.83%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud