Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > South East
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 57 31
Rank change year-on-year +26 -26 +3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,448 371 1,670
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 8.07% 4.62% 6.60%
As % of the General category 14.98% 10.87% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 797 291 1,246
10th Percentile £29,766 £26,750 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £61,969
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £71,619
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Analytical Skills is in the General 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 common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9,668 3,414 12,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.86% 42.55% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5,718 2,678 9,378
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,388 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median % change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,825 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +6.48% +2.86%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +35 626 £55,000 +10.00% 94
Berkshire +30 346 £60,000 +20.00% 48
Surrey +34 299 £47,500 -13.64% 31
Hampshire -27 227 £47,500 +2.70% 51
Buckinghamshire +9 162 £47,500 +11.76% 26
Oxfordshire +33 123 £50,000 -18.37% 20
West Sussex +31 102 £60,000 +50.00% 7
East Sussex -11 71 £35,000 -30.97% 13
Kent -1 69 £45,000 +10.09% 18
Home Counties - 5 £80,000 -
Middlesex +5 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Sussex - 2 - - 2
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 784 (54.14%) Social Skills
2 671 (46.34%) Problem-Solving
3 477 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
4 398 (27.49%) Degree
5 329 (22.72%) SQL
6 257 (17.75%) Microsoft
6 257 (17.75%) Finance
7 249 (17.20%) Analytics
8 245 (16.92%) Azure
9 216 (14.92%) Project Management
10 181 (12.50%) Windows
11 177 (12.22%) Scrum
12 162 (11.19%) SQL Server
13 157 (10.84%) .NET
14 156 (10.77%) DevOps
15 155 (10.70%) Python
16 154 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
17 153 (10.57%) Linux
18 145 (10.01%) C#
18 145 (10.01%) Computer Science
19 143 (9.88%) Presentation Skills
20 140 (9.67%) User Experience
21 139 (9.60%) Time Management
22 134 (9.25%) JavaScript
23 133 (9.19%) Microsoft Excel
24 132 (9.12%) ITIL
25 128 (8.84%) AWS
26 127 (8.77%) Retail
27 126 (8.70%) Information Security
28 125 (8.63%) Analytical Thinking

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 45 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.07%) Confluence
3 23 (1.59%) IIS
4 22 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
4 22 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 19 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (0.76%) Jupyter
7 10 (0.69%) Apache
7 10 (0.69%) CMS
7 10 (0.69%) nginx
8 9 (0.62%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.62%) OpenStack
8 9 (0.62%) SAS
9 6 (0.41%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.21%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.21%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.14%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.069%) WordPress
Applications
1 133 (9.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 101 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
5 28 (1.93%) Figma
5 28 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 15 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.83%) Sketch
8 8 (0.55%) InVision
9 4 (0.28%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle Smart View
9 4 (0.28%) Simulink
10 3 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.14%) SPSS
12 1 (0.069%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.069%) Stata
Business Applications
1 21 (1.45%) NetSuite
2 15 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 12 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (0.28%) Primavera
7 3 (0.21%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.21%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.14%) HFM
8 2 (0.14%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.14%) SAP Travel Management
8 2 (0.14%) Shopify
9 1 (0.069%) IBM Planning Analytics
9 1 (0.069%) Magento
9 1 (0.069%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.069%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.069%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.069%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 245 (16.92%) Azure
2 128 (8.84%) AWS
3 100 (6.91%) Power Platform
4 99 (6.84%) SaaS
5 80 (5.52%) Microsoft 365
6 50 (3.45%) PaaS
7 48 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (2.14%) IaaS
9 27 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
9 27 (1.86%) GitHub
10 24 (1.66%) Serverless
11 22 (1.52%) Azure Service Bus
12 21 (1.45%) Azure App Service
12 21 (1.45%) Azure Storage
12 21 (1.45%) Google Analytics
12 21 (1.45%) OpenShift
13 19 (1.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 12 (0.83%) GCP
15 11 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
15 11 (0.76%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 87 (6.01%) Firewall
2 47 (3.25%) LAN
3 43 (2.97%) DNS
4 42 (2.90%) VPN
5 40 (2.76%) WAN
6 23 (1.59%) Internet
7 21 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 17 (1.17%) Network Security
8 17 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (1.10%) SSL
10 15 (1.04%) SAN
11 12 (0.83%) DHCP
11 12 (0.83%) HTTP
12 9 (0.62%) Wireshark
13 8 (0.55%) GSM
14 7 (0.48%) 2G
14 7 (0.48%) 3G
14 7 (0.48%) RNC
14 7 (0.48%) SMTP
14 7 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 98 (6.77%) Power BI
3 68 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
4 58 (4.01%) Big Data
5 52 (3.59%) Tableau
6 36 (2.49%) Relational Database
7 35 (2.42%) MySQL
8 33 (2.28%) Oracle Database
9 30 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (1.86%) Data Lake
12 24 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
14 18 (1.24%) NoSQL
14 18 (1.24%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.24%) Redis
15 17 (1.17%) Data Mining
16 16 (1.10%) Metadata
17 12 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
18 11 (0.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 111 (7.67%) JIRA
2 81 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 44 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 27 (1.86%) GitLab
6 26 (1.80%) Selenium
7 25 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (1.45%) Toad
8 21 (1.45%) Visual Studio
8 21 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (1.10%) Cucumber
10 14 (0.97%) TeamCity
11 12 (0.83%) TestRail
12 10 (0.69%) Bitbucket
12 10 (0.69%) PyCharm
12 10 (0.69%) Visual Studio Code
13 9 (0.62%) NUnit
13 9 (0.62%) PhpStorm
14 8 (0.55%) JMeter
14 8 (0.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 784 (54.14%) Social Skills
2 257 (17.75%) Finance
3 143 (9.88%) Presentation Skills
4 127 (8.77%) Retail
5 112 (7.73%) Organisational Skills
6 93 (6.42%) Legal
7 82 (5.66%) Marketing
8 77 (5.32%) Influencing Skills
9 60 (4.14%) Telecoms
10 49 (3.38%) Manufacturing
10 49 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 38 (2.62%) Automotive
12 37 (2.56%) Law
13 36 (2.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 29 (2.00%) Public Sector
15 27 (1.86%) Electronics
16 25 (1.73%) Police
17 24 (1.66%) Advertising
17 24 (1.66%) Documentation Skills
18 18 (1.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 402 (27.76%) Analyst
2 177 (12.22%) Developer
3 109 (7.53%) Business Analyst
4 83 (5.73%) Architect
5 64 (4.42%) Support Analyst
6 60 (4.14%) Data Analyst
7 57 (3.94%) Junior
8 48 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
9 46 (3.18%) Software Engineer
9 46 (3.18%) Technical Support
10 44 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
11 43 (2.97%) Lead Developer
12 38 (2.62%) C# Developer
13 36 (2.49%) Support Engineer
13 36 (2.49%) Technical Leader
14 34 (2.35%) .NET Developer
15 33 (2.28%) Applications Support
15 33 (2.28%) Product Owner
16 31 (2.14%) Project Manager
17 30 (2.07%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (10.84%) .NET
2 73 (5.04%) HTML
3 63 (4.35%) CSS
4 60 (4.14%) React
5 56 (3.87%) AngularJS
6 50 (3.45%) RESTful
7 47 (3.25%) ASP.NET
7 47 (3.25%) REST
8 41 (2.83%) SOAP
9 40 (2.76%) Web Services
10 37 (2.56%) .NET Framework
11 35 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
12 32 (2.21%) ActiveMQ
13 30 (2.07%) .NET Core
14 26 (1.80%) XML
15 23 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (1.52%) Spring
17 17 (1.17%) Gherkin
18 16 (1.10%) Java EE
18 16 (1.10%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 140 (9.67%) User Experience
2 112 (7.73%) Management Information System
3 69 (4.77%) Algorithms
3 69 (4.77%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (2.83%) Analytical Mindset
5 35 (2.42%) Virtual Team
6 34 (2.35%) Robotics
7 32 (2.21%) Data Centre
8 25 (1.73%) Life Science
9 24 (1.66%) Social Media
10 18 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.04%) LIMS
12 14 (0.97%) Data Structures
13 13 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (0.83%) Cloud Native
15 8 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
16 7 (0.48%) FMCG
16 7 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
16 7 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
17 6 (0.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 181 (12.50%) Windows
2 153 (10.57%) Linux
3 93 (6.42%) Unix
4 72 (4.97%) Windows Server
5 34 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 33 (2.28%) Android
7 28 (1.93%) Windows Server 2016
8 27 (1.86%) Solaris
9 19 (1.31%) VMS
9 19 (1.31%) Windows Server 2019
10 18 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.83%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.76%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.48%) SUSE
14 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.069%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.069%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 671 (46.34%) Problem-Solving
2 477 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (17.20%) Analytics
4 216 (14.92%) Project Management
5 177 (12.22%) Scrum
6 156 (10.77%) DevOps
7 154 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
8 145 (10.01%) Computer Science
9 139 (9.60%) Time Management
10 132 (9.12%) ITIL
11 126 (8.70%) Information Security
12 125 (8.63%) Analytical Thinking
13 123 (8.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 113 (7.80%) Software Engineering
14 113 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 108 (7.46%) Mentoring
16 106 (7.32%) Collaborative Working
17 105 (7.25%) SDLC
18 104 (7.18%) Data Analytics
19 103 (7.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 329 (22.72%) SQL
2 155 (10.70%) Python
3 145 (10.01%) C#
4 134 (9.25%) JavaScript
5 69 (4.77%) Java
6 66 (4.56%) C
7 50 (3.45%) C++
8 39 (2.69%) Shell Script
9 36 (2.49%) R
10 31 (2.14%) PowerShell
11 30 (2.07%) PHP
11 30 (2.07%) TypeScript
12 29 (2.00%) PL/SQL
13 27 (1.86%) VBA
14 26 (1.80%) Perl
15 25 (1.73%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.17%) Bash Shell
17 14 (0.97%) Ruby
18 12 (0.83%) VB.NET
19 9 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 398 (27.49%) Degree
2 70 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (4.56%) Security Cleared
4 51 (3.52%) CISSP
5 44 (3.04%) CRISC
6 39 (2.69%) CISM
7 35 (2.42%) SC Cleared
8 33 (2.28%) CISA
9 32 (2.21%) Master's Degree
10 28 (1.93%) PhD
11 23 (1.59%) ISEB
12 20 (1.38%) CEH
13 18 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
15 14 (0.97%) ISTQB
15 14 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 14 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (0.83%) CCNA
16 12 (0.83%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (6.98%) QA
2 51 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (3.45%) Data Quality
4 47 (3.25%) SLA
5 41 (2.83%) Accessibility
6 26 (1.80%) GDPR
7 25 (1.73%) GRC
8 23 (1.59%) NIST
8 23 (1.59%) PMO
9 20 (1.38%) Good Clinical Practice
10 19 (1.31%) NEBOSH
11 17 (1.17%) COBIT
12 16 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (0.90%) PCI DSS
14 11 (0.76%) Actionable Recommendations
14 11 (0.76%) ITGC
15 9 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 8 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
17 5 (0.35%) GLP
17 5 (0.35%) GMP
System Software
1 75 (5.18%) Docker
2 51 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 41 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.04%) vSphere
5 14 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
6 12 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.35%) Firmware
8 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.14%) NFS
10 2 (0.14%) Samba
10 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.069%) LXC
11 1 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.069%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.069%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 69 (4.77%) Kubernetes
2 50 (3.45%) Ansible
3 34 (2.35%) Terraform
4 18 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.76%) Grafana
5 11 (0.76%) Puppet
6 7 (0.48%) Rancher
6 7 (0.48%) SCCM
6 7 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.41%) HP ALM
7 6 (0.41%) HP Fortify
7 6 (0.41%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.41%) WebInspect
8 5 (0.35%) Opsview
8 5 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.28%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.21%) MobiControl
10 3 (0.21%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 257 (17.75%) Microsoft
2 105 (7.25%) Oracle
3 61 (4.21%) SAP
4 59 (4.07%) VMware
5 42 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
6 35 (2.42%) Google
7 29 (2.00%) Splunk
8 26 (1.80%) Workday
9 24 (1.66%) Remedy
10 23 (1.59%) ServiceNow
11 21 (1.45%) Citrix
12 19 (1.31%) Cisco
12 19 (1.31%) Red Hat
13 16 (1.10%) Adobe
14 15 (1.04%) Hitachi
14 15 (1.04%) LabWare
14 15 (1.04%) YouTube
15 13 (0.90%) Mercator
16 12 (0.83%) Atlassian
16 12 (0.83%) Cadence