Period
to 18 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > South West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 39 33
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 854 690 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.30% 6.80% 7.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.24% 16.91% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 664 553 625
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 4,439 4,080 4,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 43.13% 40.21% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3,423 3,255 3,634
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 +7 250 £43,750 +9.38% 77
Wiltshire +11 180 £45,000 +9.09% 30
Gloucestershire -13 125 £50,000 +17.65% 35
Devon +24 95 £34,500 -12.66% 27
Dorset +18 85 £40,000 +22.39% 13
Somerset +37 70 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Cornwall +12 27 £29,500 -10.61% 13
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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.

1 319 (37.35%) Problem-Solving
2 312 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (28.10%) SQL
4 196 (22.95%) Finance
5 175 (20.49%) Microsoft
6 163 (19.09%) Degree
7 146 (17.10%) Windows
8 135 (15.81%) SQL Server
9 129 (15.11%) Business Intelligence
10 122 (14.29%) C#
11 118 (13.82%) HTML
12 99 (11.59%) Project Management
13 96 (11.24%) JavaScript
13 96 (11.24%) Mathematics
14 91 (10.66%) Security Cleared
15 89 (10.42%) .NET
16 83 (9.72%) ITIL
16 83 (9.72%) Business Analysis
17 81 (9.48%) Python
18 80 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
19 79 (9.25%) Test Automation
20 77 (9.02%) Analytics
21 76 (8.90%) Data Analysis
22 75 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
23 72 (8.43%) Waterfall
24 69 (8.08%) Microsoft Excel
25 68 (7.96%) Scrum
25 68 (7.96%) SDLC
26 63 (7.38%) Java
26 63 (7.38%) Marketing

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 31 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.04%) SAS
3 19 (2.22%) CMS
4 16 (1.87%) Apache
5 15 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.29%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.05%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.70%) Drupal
8 6 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (0.70%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.47%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.47%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.35%) Captiva
11 3 (0.35%) Confluence
11 3 (0.35%) Documentum
12 2 (0.23%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 69 (8.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (2.93%) Microsoft Project
4 21 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.17%) SPSS
7 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.47%) Shopify
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.23%) Primavera
3 2 (0.23%) Sonata
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP SM
4 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 75 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.04%) SaaS
4 23 (2.69%) Office 365
5 14 (1.64%) IaaS
6 13 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (1.41%) PaaS
8 7 (0.82%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.70%) AdWords
9 6 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.70%) npm
10 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.59%) Google Tag Manager
11 4 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.35%) NuGet
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.12%) Datadog
13 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.16%) Firewall
2 24 (2.81%) HTTP
3 23 (2.69%) SSL
4 21 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.22%) DNS
5 19 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 19 (2.22%) Network Security
6 13 (1.52%) Internet
7 11 (1.29%) Intranet
8 10 (1.17%) DHCP
8 10 (1.17%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.82%) LAN
9 7 (0.82%) WAN
10 6 (0.70%) FTP
10 6 (0.70%) SMTP
11 5 (0.59%) VoIP
12 4 (0.47%) Extranet
12 4 (0.47%) SAN
12 4 (0.47%) VLAN
12 4 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.44%) MySQL
3 54 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (6.09%) Relational Database
5 38 (4.45%) Power BI
6 37 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (3.28%) Big Data
8 26 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (2.93%) QlikView
10 22 (2.58%) NoSQL
11 21 (2.46%) RDBMS
12 18 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (1.99%) MongoDB
13 17 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (1.87%) IBM InfoSphere
15 14 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (1.29%) CouchDB
17 11 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (1.05%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 52 (6.09%) Git (software)
2 48 (5.62%) JIRA
3 32 (3.75%) Selenium
4 29 (3.40%) Jenkins
5 24 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.52%) Protractor
7 11 (1.29%) Jasmine
8 10 (1.17%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.05%) JUnit
10 8 (0.94%) TestNG
11 7 (0.82%) SoapUI
11 7 (0.82%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.70%) Log4Net
12 6 (0.70%) Maven
12 6 (0.70%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.59%) MSI
14 4 (0.47%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.47%) PHPUnit
General
1 196 (22.95%) Finance
2 63 (7.38%) Marketing
3 52 (6.09%) Back Office
4 44 (5.15%) Front Office
5 42 (4.92%) Retail
6 23 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.58%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.34%) Advertising
9 15 (1.76%) Electronics
10 13 (1.52%) Military
11 11 (1.29%) Games
12 10 (1.17%) Law
13 9 (1.05%) Aerospace
13 9 (1.05%) Banking
14 8 (0.94%) Automotive
15 7 (0.82%) Billing
16 4 (0.47%) Local Government
16 4 (0.47%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.35%) French Language
17 3 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 242 (28.34%) Analyst
2 97 (11.36%) Developer
3 92 (10.77%) Business Analyst
4 64 (7.49%) Architect
5 45 (5.27%) Data Analyst
6 43 (5.04%) Planning Manager
6 43 (5.04%) Resource Manager
6 43 (5.04%) Resource Planning Manager
7 38 (4.45%) Consultant
8 28 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
8 28 (3.28%) Support Analyst
8 28 (3.28%) Tester
9 26 (3.04%) Data Scientist
10 23 (2.69%) Software Developer
11 22 (2.58%) .NET Developer
11 22 (2.58%) Data Architect
12 21 (2.46%) Marketing Manager
13 20 (2.34%) IT Analyst
13 20 (2.34%) Software Engineer
14 19 (2.22%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (13.82%) HTML
2 89 (10.42%) .NET
3 56 (6.56%) CSS
4 43 (5.04%) XML
5 42 (4.92%) Web Services
6 32 (3.75%) jQuery
7 29 (3.40%) JSON
8 28 (3.28%) SOAP
9 27 (3.16%) ASP.NET
9 27 (3.16%) REST
10 25 (2.93%) .NET Framework
11 21 (2.46%) AngularJS
12 20 (2.34%) HTML5
13 16 (1.87%) Spring
14 15 (1.76%) Ajax
15 13 (1.52%) LAMP
16 12 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (1.41%) Laravel
17 10 (1.17%) Node.js
17 10 (1.17%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.56%) Computer Science
2 51 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
3 50 (5.85%) User Experience
4 38 (4.45%) Management Information System
5 35 (4.10%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.69%) Data Structures
7 21 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.22%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
10 16 (1.87%) Driving Licence
11 13 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 12 (1.41%) Analytical Mindset
13 11 (1.29%) NHS
13 11 (1.29%) Social Media
14 10 (1.17%) Data Centre
14 10 (1.17%) iPhone
15 7 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.82%) IPTV
15 7 (0.82%) Video on Demand
15 7 (0.82%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 146 (17.10%) Windows
2 50 (5.85%) Windows Server
3 49 (5.74%) Linux
4 21 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (1.87%) Unix
5 16 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.17%) Android
6 10 (1.17%) Windows Phone
7 9 (1.05%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) AIX
9 1 (0.12%) CentOS
9 1 (0.12%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (37.35%) Problem-Solving
2 312 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (15.11%) Business Intelligence
4 99 (11.59%) Project Management
5 96 (11.24%) Mathematics
6 83 (9.72%) Business Analysis
6 83 (9.72%) ITIL
7 80 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 79 (9.25%) Test Automation
9 77 (9.02%) Analytics
10 76 (8.90%) Data Analysis
11 72 (8.43%) Waterfall
12 68 (7.96%) Scrum
12 68 (7.96%) SDLC
13 56 (6.56%) Data Modelling
14 51 (5.97%) Analytical Thinking
14 51 (5.97%) Decision-Making
15 50 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 50 (5.85%) MVC
15 50 (5.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 240 (28.10%) SQL
2 122 (14.29%) C#
3 96 (11.24%) JavaScript
4 81 (9.48%) Python
5 63 (7.38%) Java
6 52 (6.09%) C
7 49 (5.74%) PowerShell
8 48 (5.62%) PHP
9 43 (5.04%) Erlang
10 41 (4.80%) C++
11 37 (4.33%) R
12 16 (1.87%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.87%) VB.NET
13 14 (1.64%) VBA
14 12 (1.41%) Embedded C
14 12 (1.41%) Embedded C++
15 11 (1.29%) MATLAB
15 11 (1.29%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.17%) Objective-C
17 9 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 163 (19.09%) Degree
2 91 (10.66%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.98%) DV Cleared
4 22 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.99%) PMP
6 15 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.76%) Postgraduate
7 14 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (1.41%) CCNA
8 12 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.41%) ISEB
9 10 (1.17%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.82%) CCNP
11 6 (0.70%) CISSP
11 6 (0.70%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.70%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.47%) CISM
13 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.04%) QA
2 39 (4.57%) Data Quality
3 21 (2.46%) PMO
4 16 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.41%) SLA
6 11 (1.29%) GDPR
7 6 (0.70%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.59%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.59%) WCAG
9 4 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.35%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.35%) HMG Infosec
10 3 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.35%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.23%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.12%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 40 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.93%) Hyper-V
3 21 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.41%) Firmware
4 12 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (0.82%) BitLocker
5 7 (0.82%) XenApp
6 5 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.47%) vSphere
7 4 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.35%) Docker
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.12%) HDFS
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (3.16%) SCCM
2 7 (0.82%) SCOM
2 7 (0.82%) SCVMM
3 5 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (0.59%) Puppet
3 5 (0.59%) WMI
3 5 (0.59%) WSUS
4 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (0.47%) SCDPM
4 4 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.35%) Cacti
5 3 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.35%) Nagios
5 3 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.23%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.23%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.12%) Packer
7 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 175 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.32%) Oracle
3 43 (5.04%) Verint
4 37 (4.33%) Tableau
5 32 (3.75%) Google
6 31 (3.63%) SAP
7 26 (3.04%) Cisco
7 26 (3.04%) VMware
8 20 (2.34%) Citrix
9 17 (1.99%) IBM
10 16 (1.87%) Facebook
11 13 (1.52%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.52%) McAfee
12 10 (1.17%) Cognos
13 8 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.70%) DoubleClick
14 6 (0.70%) Sitecore
15 5 (0.59%) Ivanti
15 5 (0.59%) Kenshoo
15 5 (0.59%) Twitter