Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 32 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 808 850 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.04% 8.12% 7.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.64% 21.59% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 601 645 619
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -1.10%

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 3,733 3,937 3,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.14% 37.63% 38.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,801 3,055 3,160
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £53,536 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.97% +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +17 293 £45,000 +5.88% 47
Wiltshire -9 170 £61,638 +36.97% 21
Gloucestershire +3 139 £50,000 +5.26% 19
Dorset +9 84 £37,500 -18.92% 16
Somerset 0 55 £40,000 +8.40% 15
Devon -5 51 £45,000 +50.00% 30
Cornwall -1 4 £29,750 -13.77% 4
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 330 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (40.72%) Problem-Solving
3 225 (27.85%) SQL
4 194 (24.01%) Security Cleared
5 180 (22.28%) Finance
6 168 (20.79%) Analytics
7 167 (20.67%) Microsoft
8 165 (20.42%) Python
9 139 (17.20%) Data Analysis
10 123 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
11 119 (14.73%) Degree
12 118 (14.60%) Visualisation
13 112 (13.86%) Public Sector
14 107 (13.24%) Decision-Making
14 107 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
15 106 (13.12%) Scrum
16 104 (12.87%) Retail
17 103 (12.75%) ITIL
18 101 (12.50%) R
18 101 (12.50%) Tableau
19 99 (12.25%) Hadoop
19 99 (12.25%) Data Science
20 98 (12.13%) Big Data
21 97 (12.00%) C
22 96 (11.88%) Machine Learning
23 90 (11.14%) Microsoft Azure
24 88 (10.89%) Java
25 87 (10.77%) Windows
26 85 (10.52%) Linux
27 82 (10.15%) C#

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 69 (8.54%) Apache Spark
2 15 (1.86%) Apache Pig
2 15 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.61%) Apache
4 12 (1.49%) IIS
5 11 (1.36%) SAS
6 9 (1.11%) CMS
7 7 (0.87%) Confluence
8 5 (0.62%) Drupal
9 4 (0.50%) JBoss
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.50%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.37%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.25%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 76 (9.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.50%) Gephi
7 4 (0.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 4 (0.50%) PTC Creo
8 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.25%) CATIA
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.12%) InVision
10 1 (0.12%) Marvel
10 1 (0.12%) Sketch
10 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 90 (11.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (4.70%) Power Platform
4 25 (3.09%) SaaS
5 20 (2.48%) Office 365
6 12 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.11%) NuGet
8 7 (0.87%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.74%) PaaS
10 5 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.62%) Azure Stack
10 5 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.62%) IaaS
11 4 (0.50%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.50%) PowerApps
11 4 (0.50%) Trello
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.25%) Datadog
12 2 (0.25%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.71%) DNS
2 20 (2.48%) Network Security
3 19 (2.35%) DHCP
4 16 (1.98%) Firewall
5 14 (1.73%) Internet
6 13 (1.61%) NetScaler
7 12 (1.49%) SAN
8 11 (1.36%) HTTP
8 11 (1.36%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.11%) 3G
9 9 (1.11%) 4G
9 9 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.87%) BIG-IP
11 6 (0.74%) Bluetooth
11 6 (0.74%) NFC
11 6 (0.74%) VPN
12 5 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (0.62%) NAS
12 5 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
2 99 (12.25%) Hadoop
3 98 (12.13%) Big Data
4 79 (9.78%) SQL Server
5 47 (5.82%) Apache Hive
6 44 (5.45%) MySQL
7 38 (4.70%) Power BI
8 26 (3.22%) Data Lake
9 22 (2.72%) QlikView
9 22 (2.72%) Relational Database
10 21 (2.60%) Impala
11 20 (2.48%) Data Mining
12 17 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.86%) Geospatial Data
13 15 (1.86%) MongoDB
13 15 (1.86%) Text Mining
14 12 (1.49%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.36%) NoSQL
15 11 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (6.44%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.57%) JIRA
3 34 (4.21%) Bitbucket
4 24 (2.97%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.48%) Bitbucket Server
5 20 (2.48%) git-flow
5 20 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (2.10%) Selenium
7 16 (1.98%) Cucumber
7 16 (1.98%) Visual Studio
8 14 (1.73%) MSI
9 10 (1.24%) WebDriver
10 9 (1.11%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.37%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.37%) JUnit
13 3 (0.37%) Maven
13 3 (0.37%) NUnit
13 3 (0.37%) Ranorex
General
1 180 (22.28%) Finance
2 112 (13.86%) Public Sector
3 104 (12.87%) Retail
4 77 (9.53%) Banking
5 35 (4.33%) Marketing
6 31 (3.84%) Telecoms
7 26 (3.22%) Manufacturing
8 24 (2.97%) Military
9 17 (2.10%) Electronics
10 16 (1.98%) Aerospace
11 10 (1.24%) Games
12 8 (0.99%) Publishing
13 7 (0.87%) Automotive
13 7 (0.87%) Legal
14 6 (0.74%) Cantonese Language
14 6 (0.74%) Housing Association
14 6 (0.74%) Law
14 6 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
15 5 (0.62%) Back Office
15 5 (0.62%) Police
Job Titles
1 174 (21.53%) Analyst
2 105 (13.00%) Developer
3 72 (8.91%) Architect
4 62 (7.67%) Solutions Architect
5 47 (5.82%) Data Scientist
6 43 (5.32%) Consultant
7 42 (5.20%) Business Analyst
7 42 (5.20%) Data Engineer
8 41 (5.07%) Data Analyst
9 38 (4.70%) Software Engineer
10 27 (3.34%) .NET Developer
11 25 (3.09%) C# Developer
11 25 (3.09%) Security Architect
12 24 (2.97%) Applications Support
12 24 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (2.97%) Support Engineer
13 21 (2.60%) Security Solutions Architect
14 20 (2.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 20 (2.48%) Project Manager
15 19 (2.35%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (9.03%) .NET
2 57 (7.05%) HTML
3 51 (6.31%) XML
4 43 (5.32%) jQuery
5 41 (5.07%) JSON
6 37 (4.58%) Web Services
7 32 (3.96%) Kafka
8 29 (3.59%) ASP.NET
9 28 (3.47%) .NET Framework
9 28 (3.47%) CSS
9 28 (3.47%) Node.js
10 25 (3.09%) JSP
10 25 (3.09%) SOAP
11 23 (2.85%) Elastic Stack
12 20 (2.48%) .NET Core
13 16 (1.98%) AngularJS
13 16 (1.98%) Entity Framework
14 15 (1.86%) React
15 14 (1.73%) Apache NiFi
16 13 (1.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.91%) Management Information System
2 33 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (3.59%) Algorithms
4 28 (3.47%) Analytical Mindset
5 25 (3.09%) Data Structures
6 22 (2.72%) Social Media
6 22 (2.72%) User Experience
7 20 (2.48%) CESG
7 20 (2.48%) CMDB
8 17 (2.10%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 14 (1.73%) Cyberthreat
10 11 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (0.99%) Clustering
11 8 (0.99%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.87%) Lidar
13 6 (0.74%) Replication
13 6 (0.74%) Wiki
14 5 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.62%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 87 (10.77%) Windows
2 85 (10.52%) Linux
3 36 (4.46%) Windows Server
4 16 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (1.86%) Windows 7
6 14 (1.73%) Android
7 12 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.11%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.87%) Unix
10 6 (0.74%) CentOS
11 4 (0.50%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.25%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (40.72%) Problem-Solving
3 168 (20.79%) Analytics
4 139 (17.20%) Data Analysis
5 123 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
6 118 (14.60%) Visualisation
7 107 (13.24%) Decision-Making
8 106 (13.12%) Scrum
9 103 (12.75%) ITIL
10 99 (12.25%) Data Science
11 96 (11.88%) Machine Learning
12 80 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 79 (9.78%) Cybersecurity
14 76 (9.41%) Information Security
15 74 (9.16%) Technical Architecture
16 73 (9.03%) Mathematics
16 73 (9.03%) Software Engineering
16 73 (9.03%) Test Automation
17 65 (8.04%) Project Management
18 62 (7.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 225 (27.85%) SQL
2 165 (20.42%) Python
3 101 (12.50%) R
4 97 (12.00%) C
5 88 (10.89%) Java
6 82 (10.15%) C#
7 57 (7.05%) PowerShell
8 45 (5.57%) JavaScript
9 39 (4.83%) Scala
10 38 (4.70%) C++
11 34 (4.21%) PHP
12 28 (3.47%) Bash Shell
13 22 (2.72%) Ruby
14 21 (2.60%) Perl
15 19 (2.35%) HiveQL
16 16 (1.98%) VBA
17 15 (1.86%) T-SQL
18 13 (1.61%) VB.NET
19 12 (1.49%) PL/SQL
20 11 (1.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 194 (24.01%) Security Cleared
2 119 (14.73%) Degree
3 81 (10.02%) DV Cleared
4 77 (9.53%) SC Cleared
5 28 (3.47%) ISTQB
6 22 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (2.48%) CCNA
8 18 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.73%) MCSA
10 13 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (1.49%) ISEB
11 12 (1.49%) MCSE
12 10 (1.24%) CISMP
13 9 (1.11%) Chartered Engineer
13 9 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
14 8 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.87%) PhD
16 6 (0.74%) PMI Certification
17 4 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.82%) HMG Infosec
1 47 (5.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 47 (5.82%) JSP 440
2 33 (4.08%) QA
3 21 (2.60%) SLA
4 13 (1.61%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.49%) PMO
6 9 (1.11%) NCSC
7 6 (0.74%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.50%) EFQM
8 4 (0.50%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.25%) ECSS
9 2 (0.25%) GDPR
9 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.25%) MISRA
9 2 (0.25%) MISRA C
9 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.12%) HAZOP
System Software
1 49 (6.06%) Docker
2 46 (5.69%) Active Directory
3 27 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (2.85%) Apache Flume
5 22 (2.72%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (1.11%) XenApp
7 9 (1.11%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.62%) Firmware
9 5 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.62%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.50%) NFS
10 4 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.12%) HDFS
12 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (3.22%) SCCM
2 21 (2.60%) Oozie
3 20 (2.48%) Kubernetes
4 14 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.36%) Ansible
6 10 (1.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 10 (1.24%) Puppet
7 7 (0.87%) SCVMM
8 6 (0.74%) AirWatch
8 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (0.74%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.62%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.50%) Kibana
10 4 (0.50%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.50%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.50%) vRealize
10 4 (0.50%) WSUS
10 4 (0.50%) yum
11 3 (0.37%) SCOM
11 3 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 167 (20.67%) Microsoft
2 101 (12.50%) Tableau
3 79 (9.78%) Oracle
4 45 (5.57%) Teradata
5 32 (3.96%) VMware
6 26 (3.22%) Splunk
7 22 (2.72%) SAP
8 19 (2.35%) Cisco
8 19 (2.35%) ServiceNow
9 17 (2.10%) Google
10 16 (1.98%) Citrix
10 16 (1.98%) HP
10 16 (1.98%) Informatica
11 14 (1.73%) Cadence
12 11 (1.36%) Apple
12 11 (1.36%) Hortonworks
13 9 (1.11%) F5
13 9 (1.11%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.99%) Juniper
15 7 (0.87%) BT