Period
to 19 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > South West
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 31 32
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 638 843 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.33% 8.08% 7.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.16% 22.18% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 475 545 613
South West median annual salary £42,515 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.29% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,719 3,801 3,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.89% 36.44% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,804 2,866 3,141
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the South West

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the South West.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in the South West

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the South West over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in the South West

Analytical Skills
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 March 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
Bristol +2 225 £45,000 +8.43% 71
Gloucestershire +12 131 £41,250 -1.79% 29
Wiltshire -11 121 £52,750 +27.88% 42
Devon -7 51 £41,250 +37.50% 23
Dorset -46 38 £42,500 +13.33% 24
Somerset -19 36 £36,500 -8.75% 10
Cornwall 0 8 £19,000 -45.71% 16
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 West region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 245 (38.40%) Problem-Solving
2 209 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (26.49%) SQL
4 154 (24.14%) Security Cleared
5 148 (23.20%) Microsoft
6 119 (18.65%) Finance
7 100 (15.67%) Degree
8 84 (13.17%) ITIL
9 82 (12.85%) Analytics
10 80 (12.54%) C#
11 79 (12.38%) Business Intelligence
12 78 (12.23%) Windows
13 77 (12.07%) Data Analysis
13 77 (12.07%) DV Cleared
14 73 (11.44%) Python
15 72 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 69 (10.82%) SQL Server
17 68 (10.66%) Linux
17 68 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
18 63 (9.87%) Project Management
19 62 (9.72%) Oracle
20 61 (9.56%) JavaScript
20 61 (9.56%) Business Analysis
21 60 (9.40%) HTML
21 60 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
22 55 (8.62%) Java
22 55 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
22 55 (8.62%) Information Security
23 53 (8.31%) Visualisation
23 53 (8.31%) Cybersecurity

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 29 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 18 (2.82%) Apache
3 14 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.04%) SAS
5 12 (1.88%) Apache Pig
6 10 (1.57%) IIS
7 7 (1.10%) CMS
8 6 (0.94%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.63%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.47%) JBoss
11 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.31%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (3.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (3.61%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (1.41%) SPSS
7 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.16%) Gephi
8 1 (0.16%) InVision
8 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (0.78%) Shopify
2 3 (0.47%) FastStats
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.31%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.16%) BASE24
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.16%) SAP SM
4 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 72 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (3.61%) SaaS
4 19 (2.98%) Office 365
5 13 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.25%) IaaS
6 8 (1.25%) PaaS
7 7 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 5 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (0.78%) Datadog
8 5 (0.78%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.47%) NuGet
10 2 (0.31%) Loggly
10 2 (0.31%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.16%) Firebase
11 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.64%) DNS
2 35 (5.49%) DHCP
3 19 (2.98%) Firewall
3 19 (2.98%) NetScaler
4 18 (2.82%) SSL
5 17 (2.66%) SAN
6 16 (2.51%) TCP/IP
7 15 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
7 15 (2.35%) NAS
7 15 (2.35%) VLAN
8 13 (2.04%) HTTP
9 8 (1.25%) LAN
9 8 (1.25%) Wireless
10 7 (1.10%) Internet
10 7 (1.10%) VoIP
10 7 (1.10%) WAN
10 7 (1.10%) WLAN
11 6 (0.94%) VPN
12 5 (0.78%) Intranet
13 4 (0.63%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.21%) MySQL
3 41 (6.43%) Big Data
4 36 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (5.33%) Hadoop
6 28 (4.39%) Power BI
7 25 (3.92%) QlikView
8 21 (3.29%) MongoDB
8 21 (3.29%) Relational Database
9 19 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (2.82%) Apache Hive
11 16 (2.51%) Oracle Database
12 15 (2.35%) Data Mining
12 15 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (2.19%) RDBMS
14 13 (2.04%) NoSQL
15 12 (1.88%) Text Mining
16 11 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (1.41%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 52 (8.15%) Git (software)
2 30 (4.70%) Jenkins
3 28 (4.39%) JIRA
4 15 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (2.04%) Selenium
6 11 (1.72%) Bitbucket
6 11 (1.72%) Maven
6 11 (1.72%) Subversion
7 10 (1.57%) MSI
7 10 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.41%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.25%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.25%) git-flow
9 8 (1.25%) Mercurial
10 7 (1.10%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.94%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.78%) JUnit
12 5 (0.78%) Travis CI
12 5 (0.78%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 119 (18.65%) Finance
2 41 (6.43%) Marketing
3 32 (5.02%) Retail
4 30 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.29%) Banking
6 20 (3.13%) Electronics
7 19 (2.98%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.04%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.72%) Military
10 8 (1.25%) Back Office
11 6 (0.94%) Billing
12 5 (0.78%) Local Government
12 5 (0.78%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.63%) Front Office
14 3 (0.47%) Advertising
14 3 (0.47%) Legal
15 2 (0.31%) Automotive
15 2 (0.31%) Games
15 2 (0.31%) Law
16 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 194 (30.41%) Analyst
2 88 (13.79%) Developer
3 82 (12.85%) Business Analyst
4 54 (8.46%) Architect
5 42 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
6 34 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 28 (4.39%) Data Analyst
8 26 (4.08%) Security Architect
9 25 (3.92%) Data Scientist
10 24 (3.76%) Software Engineer
11 22 (3.45%) Support Engineer
12 21 (3.29%) Software Developer
13 20 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
14 19 (2.98%) Consultant
14 19 (2.98%) Support Analyst
15 17 (2.66%) Project Manager
15 17 (2.66%) Security Solutions Architect
16 16 (2.51%) Applications Support
16 16 (2.51%) IT Architect
16 16 (2.51%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.40%) HTML
2 45 (7.05%) .NET
3 39 (6.11%) jQuery
3 39 (6.11%) XML
4 27 (4.23%) CSS
5 23 (3.61%) AngularJS
6 21 (3.29%) ASP.NET
7 20 (3.13%) JSON
8 19 (2.98%) REST
9 18 (2.82%) Web Services
10 15 (2.35%) HTML5
11 14 (2.19%) SOAP
12 13 (2.04%) .NET Framework
12 13 (2.04%) Hibernate
12 13 (2.04%) LAMP
12 13 (2.04%) Spring
13 12 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (1.88%) Node.js
14 11 (1.72%) JPA
15 10 (1.57%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.80%) Management Information System
1 37 (5.80%) User Experience
2 36 (5.64%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (4.08%) Algorithms
4 21 (3.29%) Data Structures
5 17 (2.66%) Social Media
6 15 (2.35%) Analytical Mindset
7 13 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
8 12 (1.88%) CMDB
9 11 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.57%) CESG
10 10 (1.57%) Clustering
11 8 (1.25%) Fintech
11 8 (1.25%) Replication
12 5 (0.78%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.78%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.47%) Cybercrime
13 3 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.47%) Security Operations Centre
14 2 (0.31%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 78 (12.23%) Windows
2 68 (10.66%) Linux
3 39 (6.11%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.51%) Unix
7 15 (2.35%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.41%) CentOS
9 8 (1.25%) Solaris
9 8 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.94%) Android
10 6 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.94%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.78%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.16%) HPUX
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (38.40%) Problem-Solving
2 209 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (13.17%) ITIL
4 82 (12.85%) Analytics
5 79 (12.38%) Business Intelligence
6 77 (12.07%) Data Analysis
7 63 (9.87%) Project Management
8 61 (9.56%) Business Analysis
9 60 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 55 (8.62%) Information Security
11 53 (8.31%) Cybersecurity
11 53 (8.31%) Visualisation
12 51 (7.99%) TDD
12 51 (7.99%) Test Automation
13 49 (7.68%) Scrum
14 45 (7.05%) Coaching
14 45 (7.05%) Decision-Making
14 45 (7.05%) ITSM
14 45 (7.05%) Technical Architecture
15 43 (6.74%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 169 (26.49%) SQL
2 80 (12.54%) C#
3 73 (11.44%) Python
4 61 (9.56%) JavaScript
5 55 (8.62%) Java
6 51 (7.99%) C
7 38 (5.96%) PHP
8 36 (5.64%) R
9 30 (4.70%) PowerShell
10 25 (3.92%) Bash Shell
11 22 (3.45%) C++
12 18 (2.82%) Scala
12 18 (2.82%) Shell Script
13 17 (2.66%) Ruby
14 14 (2.19%) Perl
15 8 (1.25%) VBA
16 7 (1.10%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.78%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.63%) Erlang
19 3 (0.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 154 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 100 (15.67%) Degree
3 77 (12.07%) DV Cleared
4 42 (6.58%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.98%) CCNA
5 19 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.72%) ISEB
7 9 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.25%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.10%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (0.94%) MCSA
10 6 (0.94%) PMP
11 4 (0.63%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.63%) MCSE
11 4 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.47%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.47%) MCITP
12 3 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.08%) SLA
2 22 (3.45%) HMG Infosec
2 22 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 22 (3.45%) JSP 440
3 18 (2.82%) QA
4 17 (2.66%) Data Quality
5 13 (2.04%) PMO
6 10 (1.57%) GDPR
7 9 (1.41%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.16%) GxP
System Software
1 37 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 35 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.02%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.82%) Docker
4 18 (2.82%) XenApp
5 16 (2.51%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (2.35%) Firmware
6 15 (2.35%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.78%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.63%) NFS
10 4 (0.63%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.47%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.31%) HDFS
12 2 (0.31%) Postfix
13 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.16%) Btrfs
13 1 (0.16%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 20 (3.13%) SCCM
2 17 (2.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 16 (2.51%) Puppet
4 15 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.35%) SCDPM
5 12 (1.88%) Ansible
6 10 (1.57%) Kubernetes
7 9 (1.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 6 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (0.94%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.78%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.78%) Packer
9 5 (0.78%) Terraform
9 5 (0.78%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.63%) vRealize
10 4 (0.63%) WSUS
10 4 (0.63%) yum
11 3 (0.47%) SCOM
11 3 (0.47%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 148 (23.20%) Microsoft
2 62 (9.72%) Oracle
3 50 (7.84%) Tableau
4 40 (6.27%) VMware
5 29 (4.55%) Cisco
6 25 (3.92%) Citrix
7 20 (3.13%) SAP
8 16 (2.51%) Google
9 15 (2.35%) Red Hat
10 14 (2.19%) HP
11 11 (1.72%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.25%) Splunk
12 8 (1.25%) Teradata
13 7 (1.10%) Sybase
14 6 (0.94%) Adobe
14 6 (0.94%) IBM
15 5 (0.78%) BMC
15 5 (0.78%) New Relic
15 5 (0.78%) Remedy
15 5 (0.78%) Salesforce.com