Period
to 28 July 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 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 37 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,258 739 1,922
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 7.68% 6.14% 7.27%
As % of the General category 14.90% 13.35% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 771 583 1,369
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,500 £36,250 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £74,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £50,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.81% +5.00% +1.01%

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 8,443 5,537 13,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.56% 46.03% 49.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5,322 4,297 10,022
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,300
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,906 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.68% +6.67% +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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +10 562 £52,500 -4.55% 103
Berkshire +5 310 £57,500 -2.13% 51
Surrey +17 241 £52,500 -4.55% 43
Hampshire -58 181 £45,000 -5.26% 36
Buckinghamshire +4 131 £44,000 -20.00% 31
Oxfordshire +31 122 £45,000 +5.88% 21
West Sussex +23 120 £50,000 +6.67% 15
East Sussex -2 68 £42,500 +10.39% 9
Kent -11 43 £40,500 +35.00% 15
M4 Corridor - 8 £65,000 -
Middlesex +3 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Home Counties - 4 £80,000 -
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 713 (56.68%) Social Skills
2 582 (46.26%) Problem-Solving
3 380 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
4 350 (27.82%) Degree
5 311 (24.72%) SQL
6 265 (21.07%) Finance
7 205 (16.30%) Analytics
8 196 (15.58%) Microsoft
9 173 (13.75%) Project Management
10 155 (12.32%) Azure
11 144 (11.45%) Scrum
12 137 (10.89%) Computer Science
13 132 (10.49%) JavaScript
14 129 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
15 127 (10.10%) SQL Server
15 127 (10.10%) Microsoft Excel
16 126 (10.02%) Windows
17 124 (9.86%) Python
18 121 (9.62%) User Experience
19 119 (9.46%) Organisational Skills
20 115 (9.14%) Time Management
21 114 (9.06%) Analytical Thinking
22 110 (8.74%) Retail
23 109 (8.66%) DevOps
24 108 (8.59%) Linux
25 107 (8.51%) ITIL
25 107 (8.51%) C#
25 107 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
25 107 (8.51%) Marketing
26 104 (8.27%) .NET

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 33 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.15%) Confluence
3 21 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 21 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 19 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (1.03%) CMS
5 13 (1.03%) SAS
6 11 (0.87%) IIS
7 7 (0.56%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.48%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.24%) Apache
10 3 (0.24%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.16%) JBoss
11 2 (0.16%) Liferay
11 2 (0.16%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.079%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.079%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.079%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.079%) WordPress
Applications
1 127 (10.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 102 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.59%) Sketch
6 18 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
7 13 (1.03%) Figma
8 12 (0.95%) InVision
9 8 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.32%) Simulink
12 1 (0.079%) Oracle Smart View
12 1 (0.079%) SPSS
12 1 (0.079%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.56%) NetSuite
2 7 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (0.56%) Shopify
3 3 (0.24%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.16%) Magento
4 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.16%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (0.079%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.079%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.079%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.079%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.079%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 1 (0.079%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 155 (12.32%) Azure
2 87 (6.92%) SaaS
3 75 (5.96%) AWS
4 69 (5.48%) Power Platform
5 38 (3.02%) PaaS
6 37 (2.94%) Microsoft 365
7 30 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (2.38%) Google Analytics
8 29 (2.31%) IaaS
9 22 (1.75%) GitHub
10 21 (1.67%) Azure Service Bus
10 21 (1.67%) Azure Storage
11 19 (1.51%) Azure App Service
11 19 (1.51%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 16 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
13 13 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 13 (1.03%) GCP
14 11 (0.87%) Google Tag Manager
14 11 (0.87%) Serverless
15 8 (0.64%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.33%) Firewall
2 43 (3.42%) VPN
3 42 (3.34%) DNS
4 27 (2.15%) LAN
5 22 (1.75%) 2G
5 22 (1.75%) 3G
5 22 (1.75%) 4G
6 21 (1.67%) WAN
7 20 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 19 (1.51%) Wireshark
9 18 (1.43%) Internet
9 18 (1.43%) RNC
10 17 (1.35%) Network Security
11 13 (1.03%) DHCP
12 12 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (0.87%) SSL
14 10 (0.79%) VoIP
15 9 (0.72%) BGP
16 8 (0.64%) HTTP
17 7 (0.56%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 68 (5.41%) Power BI
3 49 (3.90%) Tableau
4 48 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 45 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 33 (2.62%) Big Data
8 28 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (2.07%) RDBMS
10 21 (1.67%) MySQL
10 21 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 21 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.27%) Metadata
13 12 (0.95%) Data Lake
13 12 (0.95%) NoSQL
14 11 (0.87%) Blockchain
14 11 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 97 (7.71%) JIRA
2 41 (3.26%) Jenkins
3 29 (2.31%) Selenium
4 28 (2.23%) Git (software)
5 23 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (1.67%) Cucumber
6 21 (1.67%) Toad
7 20 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (1.27%) SpecFlow
9 15 (1.19%) Fiddler
10 14 (1.11%) Visual Studio
11 13 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 12 (0.95%) JMeter
12 12 (0.95%) Visual Website Optimizer
13 11 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
14 10 (0.79%) Visual Studio Code
15 9 (0.72%) GitLab
15 9 (0.72%) PhpStorm
15 9 (0.72%) PyCharm
General
1 713 (56.68%) Social Skills
2 265 (21.07%) Finance
3 119 (9.46%) Organisational Skills
4 110 (8.74%) Retail
5 107 (8.51%) Marketing
6 80 (6.36%) Presentation Skills
7 56 (4.45%) Telecoms
8 51 (4.05%) Legal
9 43 (3.42%) Influencing Skills
10 37 (2.94%) Public Sector
11 35 (2.78%) Manufacturing
12 29 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 23 (1.83%) Documentation Skills
13 23 (1.83%) German Language
14 21 (1.67%) Advertising
14 21 (1.67%) Police
15 19 (1.51%) French Language
16 18 (1.43%) Automotive
17 17 (1.35%) Banking
18 15 (1.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 342 (27.19%) Analyst
2 160 (12.72%) Developer
3 87 (6.92%) Business Analyst
4 75 (5.96%) Architect
5 62 (4.93%) Support Engineer
6 51 (4.05%) Data Analyst
7 42 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
8 38 (3.02%) Software Engineer
9 37 (2.94%) Technical Support
10 36 (2.86%) Support Analyst
11 35 (2.78%) Lead Developer
12 34 (2.70%) QA Engineer
13 32 (2.54%) Full Stack Developer
14 28 (2.23%) Junior
14 28 (2.23%) Project Manager
15 27 (2.15%) Technical Analyst
16 26 (2.07%) Consultant
17 25 (1.99%) C# Developer
18 24 (1.91%) Team Leader
19 23 (1.83%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (8.27%) .NET
2 91 (7.23%) HTML
3 76 (6.04%) CSS
4 44 (3.50%) React
5 39 (3.10%) SOAP
5 39 (3.10%) Web Services
6 34 (2.70%) RESTful
7 28 (2.23%) .NET Core
7 28 (2.23%) AngularJS
7 28 (2.23%) XML
8 26 (2.07%) REST
9 23 (1.83%) ActiveMQ
10 22 (1.75%) .NET Framework
11 21 (1.67%) ASP.NET
11 21 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
12 20 (1.59%) Gherkin
13 17 (1.35%) HTML5
14 16 (1.27%) Vue.js
15 14 (1.11%) Kafka
16 13 (1.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 121 (9.62%) User Experience
2 63 (5.01%) Management Information System
3 46 (3.66%) Algorithms
4 38 (3.02%) Analytical Mindset
5 36 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (2.23%) Data Centre
7 27 (2.15%) Virtual Team
8 22 (1.75%) Robotics
9 20 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.27%) Life Science
11 15 (1.19%) Cloud Native
12 14 (1.11%) CMDB
13 13 (1.03%) Derivative
14 10 (0.79%) LIMS
15 9 (0.72%) EPoS
15 9 (0.72%) FMCG
15 9 (0.72%) Hedge funds
16 8 (0.64%) NHS
17 7 (0.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (10.02%) Windows
2 108 (8.59%) Linux
3 62 (4.93%) Unix
4 28 (2.23%) Solaris
5 26 (2.07%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.51%) VMS
7 14 (1.11%) Android
8 13 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (0.56%) SUSE
11 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.48%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.079%) AIX
15 1 (0.079%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.079%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (46.26%) Problem-Solving
2 380 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (16.30%) Analytics
4 173 (13.75%) Project Management
5 144 (11.45%) Scrum
6 137 (10.89%) Computer Science
7 129 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
8 115 (9.14%) Time Management
9 114 (9.06%) Analytical Thinking
10 109 (8.66%) DevOps
11 107 (8.51%) ITIL
11 107 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 103 (8.19%) Information Security
12 103 (8.19%) Software Engineering
13 101 (8.03%) SDLC
14 100 (7.95%) Decision-Making
15 93 (7.39%) Requirements Gathering
16 92 (7.31%) Mentoring
16 92 (7.31%) Test Automation
17 90 (7.15%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 311 (24.72%) SQL
2 132 (10.49%) JavaScript
3 124 (9.86%) Python
4 107 (8.51%) C#
5 92 (7.31%) Java
6 41 (3.26%) C
7 35 (2.78%) C++
8 33 (2.62%) PL/SQL
9 28 (2.23%) R
10 24 (1.91%) TypeScript
11 23 (1.83%) PHP
12 21 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 20 (1.59%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.35%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.19%) VBA
16 13 (1.03%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.03%) Ruby
17 10 (0.79%) Scala
18 8 (0.64%) RPG
18 8 (0.64%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 350 (27.82%) Degree
2 76 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (4.61%) Security Cleared
4 42 (3.34%) CISSP
5 34 (2.70%) CRISC
6 32 (2.54%) Numerate Degree
7 28 (2.23%) SC Cleared
8 26 (2.07%) Master's Degree
9 23 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (1.83%) CISM
9 23 (1.83%) PhD
10 20 (1.59%) ISEB
11 18 (1.43%) MBCS
12 17 (1.35%) CISA
13 16 (1.27%) CCNA
13 16 (1.27%) ISTQB
14 15 (1.19%) DV Cleared
15 14 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
15 14 (1.11%) CEH
16 13 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (7.95%) QA
2 47 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (2.31%) Data Quality
4 26 (2.07%) Accessibility
4 26 (2.07%) GDPR
5 25 (1.99%) NIST
6 20 (1.59%) PMO
7 19 (1.51%) NEBOSH
7 19 (1.51%) SLA
8 16 (1.27%) Actionable Recommendations
9 14 (1.11%) GRC
10 9 (0.72%) Good Clinical Practice
10 9 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.56%) COBIT
11 7 (0.56%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.48%) GMP
12 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.40%) GxP
14 4 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.32%) NCSC
System Software
1 55 (4.37%) Docker
2 40 (3.18%) Active Directory
3 39 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.87%) vSphere
5 9 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.24%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.079%) Firmware
10 1 (0.079%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 58 (4.61%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.11%) Puppet
3 12 (0.95%) SCCM
3 12 (0.95%) Terraform
4 10 (0.79%) Ansible
5 7 (0.56%) Grafana
5 7 (0.56%) Rancher
6 6 (0.48%) HP ALM
6 6 (0.48%) HP Fortify
6 6 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.48%) WebInspect
7 4 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.32%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.16%) Icinga
8 2 (0.16%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.16%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.16%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 196 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 84 (6.68%) Oracle
3 51 (4.05%) SAP
4 45 (3.58%) VMware
5 40 (3.18%) ServiceNow
6 36 (2.86%) Google
6 36 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (2.23%) Remedy
8 25 (1.99%) Splunk
9 24 (1.91%) Cisco
10 22 (1.75%) Adobe
11 18 (1.43%) Ericsson
12 17 (1.35%) Dynatrace
13 16 (1.27%) Blue Prism
14 14 (1.11%) Mercator
15 11 (0.87%) Citrix
16 10 (0.79%) Hitachi
16 10 (0.79%) NetApp
17 9 (0.72%) Atlassian
17 9 (0.72%) HP