Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > South West
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 31 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 0
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 650 763 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.89% 7.64% 7.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.22% 20.59% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 495 560 561
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,350 £26,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £69,020 £65,000 £57,000
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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,382 3,706 3,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.84% 37.10% 36.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,598 2,738 2,930
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
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 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +12 205 £42,500 -5.56% 42
Wiltshire -11 130 £50,000 +5.26% 25
Gloucestershire -18 119 £47,500 - 28
Dorset +22 78 £37,500 +10.29% 12
Somerset +6 48 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Devon -20 48 £35,000 - 21
Cornwall +14 19 £35,000 +47.37% 1
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 269 (41.38%) Problem-Solving
2 211 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (29.69%) SQL
4 138 (21.23%) Analytics
5 130 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 129 (19.85%) Finance
7 117 (18.00%) Python
8 110 (16.92%) Security Cleared
9 98 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
10 89 (13.69%) Degree
11 86 (13.23%) JavaScript
12 82 (12.62%) Linux
13 79 (12.15%) Scrum
14 76 (11.69%) Windows
15 75 (11.54%) ITIL
16 73 (11.23%) Visualisation
16 73 (11.23%) Azure
17 71 (10.92%) Data Analysis
18 68 (10.46%) C
19 65 (10.00%) Data Science
19 65 (10.00%) Decision-Making
20 64 (9.85%) Retail
21 62 (9.54%) Cybersecurity
21 62 (9.54%) R
22 60 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
23 59 (9.08%) HTML
23 59 (9.08%) Public Sector
24 58 (8.92%) SQL Server
25 57 (8.77%) Test Automation
25 57 (8.77%) Power BI

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 40 (6.15%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.31%) Apache
2 15 (2.31%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.15%) CMS
3 14 (2.15%) WordPress
4 11 (1.69%) Drupal
5 8 (1.23%) Confluence
5 8 (1.23%) nginx
6 5 (0.77%) Apache Pig
6 5 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.77%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.77%) SAS
7 2 (0.31%) JBoss
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.15%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.15%) IIS
8 1 (0.15%) Jupyter
Applications
1 48 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.92%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.77%) SPSS
6 4 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.62%) InDesign
7 3 (0.46%) Gephi
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.15%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.31%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 73 (11.23%) Azure
2 57 (8.77%) Power Platform
3 41 (6.31%) AWS
4 20 (3.08%) Office 365
5 16 (2.46%) Google Analytics
6 15 (2.31%) SaaS
7 14 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (2.15%) GCP
8 8 (1.23%) npm
9 5 (0.77%) NuGet
10 4 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.62%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.46%) PaaS
12 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.31%) G Suite
12 2 (0.31%) Google Docs
12 2 (0.31%) IaaS
12 2 (0.31%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.31%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.62%) Network Security
2 21 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 20 (3.08%) Firewall
4 17 (2.62%) DNS
5 14 (2.15%) Internet
6 11 (1.69%) VPN
7 9 (1.38%) LAN
7 9 (1.38%) WAN
8 8 (1.23%) HTTP
8 8 (1.23%) VoIP
9 7 (1.08%) DHCP
10 6 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (0.92%) SAN
11 5 (0.77%) BIG-IP
11 5 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (0.77%) SSL
11 5 (0.77%) Wireless
12 4 (0.62%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.62%) MPLS
13 3 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
2 58 (8.92%) SQL Server
3 57 (8.77%) Power BI
4 55 (8.46%) Big Data
5 44 (6.77%) MySQL
6 34 (5.23%) Hadoop
7 28 (4.31%) Apache Hive
8 23 (3.54%) Relational Database
9 20 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (2.92%) Impala
11 17 (2.62%) Data Lake
11 17 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (2.15%) Data Mining
13 14 (2.15%) MongoDB
14 13 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (1.38%) Geospatial Data
17 8 (1.23%) BigQuery
17 8 (1.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 39 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.92%) JIRA
3 24 (3.69%) Bitbucket
4 16 (2.46%) Bitbucket Server
4 16 (2.46%) git-flow
5 15 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.15%) MSI
7 10 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.38%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.23%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.23%) NetBeans
9 8 (1.23%) Selenium
10 7 (1.08%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.77%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.62%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.46%) InstallShield
13 3 (0.46%) PHPUnit
14 2 (0.31%) WiX
General
1 129 (19.85%) Finance
2 64 (9.85%) Retail
3 59 (9.08%) Public Sector
4 44 (6.77%) Marketing
5 28 (4.31%) Banking
6 25 (3.85%) Aerospace
7 18 (2.77%) Legal
7 18 (2.77%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.46%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.15%) Automotive
10 12 (1.85%) Military
11 10 (1.54%) Advertising
11 10 (1.54%) Publishing
12 9 (1.38%) Electronics
13 6 (0.92%) Games
13 6 (0.92%) Law
14 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.77%) Japanese Language
14 5 (0.77%) Norwegian Language
15 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 159 (24.46%) Analyst
2 117 (18.00%) Developer
3 46 (7.08%) Architect
4 42 (6.46%) Solutions Architect
5 37 (5.69%) Data Analyst
6 34 (5.23%) Consultant
7 29 (4.46%) Data Scientist
8 26 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 25 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
10 24 (3.69%) Software Engineer
11 23 (3.54%) Business Analyst
12 22 (3.38%) Data Engineer
13 17 (2.62%) Junior
14 16 (2.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 16 (2.46%) Project Manager
15 15 (2.31%) Data Consultant
15 15 (2.31%) Full Stack Developer
15 15 (2.31%) Senior Developer
15 15 (2.31%) Tester
16 14 (2.15%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (9.08%) HTML
2 47 (7.23%) .NET
3 46 (7.08%) CSS
4 42 (6.46%) Node.js
5 37 (5.69%) jQuery
6 33 (5.08%) XML
7 28 (4.31%) JSON
8 26 (4.00%) HTML5
9 23 (3.54%) AngularJS
10 21 (3.23%) ASP.NET
11 20 (3.08%) Kafka
12 19 (2.92%) Elastic Stack
13 16 (2.46%) Web Services
14 14 (2.15%) React
15 13 (2.00%) SOAP
16 12 (1.85%) JSP
16 12 (1.85%) Velocity
17 11 (1.69%) .NET Framework
18 10 (1.54%) LAMP
19 9 (1.38%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.92%) Management Information System
2 29 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.08%) Data Structures
5 19 (2.92%) Analytical Mindset
5 19 (2.92%) User Experience
6 16 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 16 (2.46%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 15 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.31%) Social Media
8 13 (2.00%) BBC
9 9 (1.38%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.23%) CESG
10 8 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.23%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.23%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.92%) CMDB
11 6 (0.92%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (12.62%) Linux
2 76 (11.69%) Windows
3 20 (3.08%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.15%) Windows 7
4 14 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (2.00%) Android
6 12 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.54%) CentOS
7 10 (1.54%) Unix
8 9 (1.38%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Fedora
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (41.38%) Problem-Solving
2 211 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (21.23%) Analytics
4 98 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
5 79 (12.15%) Scrum
6 75 (11.54%) ITIL
7 73 (11.23%) Visualisation
8 71 (10.92%) Data Analysis
9 65 (10.00%) Data Science
9 65 (10.00%) Decision-Making
10 62 (9.54%) Cybersecurity
11 57 (8.77%) Test Automation
12 56 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 56 (8.62%) Machine Learning
12 56 (8.62%) Software Engineering
13 54 (8.31%) Project Delivery
13 54 (8.31%) Project Management
14 51 (7.85%) Mathematics
15 47 (7.23%) Data Analytics
16 46 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (29.69%) SQL
2 117 (18.00%) Python
3 86 (13.23%) JavaScript
4 68 (10.46%) C
5 62 (9.54%) R
6 55 (8.46%) C#
7 53 (8.15%) PHP
8 48 (7.38%) Java
9 36 (5.54%) PowerShell
10 23 (3.54%) C++
11 21 (3.23%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.46%) Perl
12 16 (2.46%) VB.NET
13 15 (2.31%) Go
13 15 (2.31%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.31%) VBA
14 14 (2.15%) Scala
15 12 (1.85%) Ruby
16 9 (1.38%) HiveQL
16 9 (1.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (16.92%) Security Cleared
2 89 (13.69%) Degree
3 52 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 48 (7.38%) SC Cleared
5 22 (3.38%) ISTQB
6 18 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (2.62%) CCNA
8 16 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.69%) MCSE
10 10 (1.54%) CISMP
10 10 (1.54%) CISSP
10 10 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (1.23%) MCSA
12 7 (1.08%) CEH
12 7 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (1.08%) ISEB
12 7 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (0.92%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.62%) QA
2 21 (3.23%) HMG Infosec
2 21 (3.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 21 (3.23%) JSP 440
3 17 (2.62%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.54%) SLA
5 5 (0.77%) ECSS
5 5 (0.77%) GDPR
5 5 (0.77%) MISRA
5 5 (0.77%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.31%) HAZOP
8 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.08%) Apache Flume
3 19 (2.92%) Docker
4 15 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (2.15%) Hyper-V
6 13 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.77%) Firmware
8 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.15%) NFS
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.15%) Samba
10 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.15%) vSphere
10 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (2.92%) Oozie
2 15 (2.31%) SCCM
3 12 (1.85%) cPanel
4 9 (1.38%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.23%) Plesk
6 3 (0.46%) Ansible
6 3 (0.46%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.46%) Kibana
6 3 (0.46%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.31%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.15%) Chukwa
8 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.15%) Nagios
8 1 (0.15%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.15%) Puppet
8 1 (0.15%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 130 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 56 (8.62%) Tableau
3 38 (5.85%) Oracle
4 31 (4.77%) Google
5 28 (4.31%) Splunk
6 26 (4.00%) VMware
7 21 (3.23%) Teradata
8 15 (2.31%) Cadence
9 12 (1.85%) Apple
10 11 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.54%) Cisco
12 9 (1.38%) SAP
13 8 (1.23%) HP
14 7 (1.08%) F5
14 7 (1.08%) Informatica
14 7 (1.08%) MuleSoft
14 7 (1.08%) ServiceNow
15 6 (0.92%) Atlassian
15 6 (0.92%) Facebook
15 6 (0.92%) Zend