Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > South West
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 36 41
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 394 487 690
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.19% 6.90% 6.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.84% 18.59% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 286 377 502
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £44,420
Median % change year-on-year - -9.95% +11.05%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £56,125
90th Percentile £63,853 £67,500 £67,037
England median annual salary £51,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +3.00% -

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 2,487 2,620 3,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.06% 37.12% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,641 2,057 2,762
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,606 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.88% +4.96% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £55,125
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,000
England median annual salary £57,210 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.02% +4.76% +5.00%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in the South West over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

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 22 April 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
Bristol +4 170 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Wiltshire +2 62 £42,500 +4.29% 24
Devon +10 54 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Gloucestershire -47 39 £56,250 +2.27% 19
Dorset -7 37 £40,000 +3.49% 4
Somerset -4 16 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Cornwall -10 4 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 West region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 161 (40.86%) Problem-Solving
2 123 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (24.62%) Finance
4 88 (22.34%) Degree
5 87 (22.08%) SQL
6 73 (18.53%) JavaScript
7 72 (18.27%) Analytics
8 71 (18.02%) MySQL
9 67 (17.01%) Microsoft
10 66 (16.75%) Business Intelligence
11 61 (15.48%) PHP
11 61 (15.48%) Python
12 59 (14.97%) Analytical Thinking
13 57 (14.47%) Git (software)
14 53 (13.45%) Security Cleared
15 47 (11.93%) Computer Science
15 47 (11.93%) SQL Server
16 46 (11.68%) Power Platform
17 45 (11.42%) Power BI
18 42 (10.66%) Data Analysis
18 42 (10.66%) Azure
19 41 (10.41%) Continuous Improvement
20 40 (10.15%) Project Management
21 39 (9.90%) Line Management
21 39 (9.90%) Innovative Thinking
22 37 (9.39%) Data Modelling
22 37 (9.39%) Visualisation
23 35 (8.88%) QA
23 35 (8.88%) Microsoft Excel
23 35 (8.88%) Data Science

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 15 (3.81%) Apache Spark
2 14 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.28%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.52%) CMS
4 6 (1.52%) Confluence
4 6 (1.52%) Drupal
4 6 (1.52%) WordPress
5 5 (1.27%) SAS
6 4 (1.02%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.02%) IIS
7 1 (0.25%) Apache
7 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.25%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (8.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.30%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.51%) Gephi
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.25%) InVision
7 1 (0.25%) Marvel
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.02%) Magento
3 2 (0.51%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Primavera
4 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.68%) Power Platform
2 42 (10.66%) Azure
3 29 (7.36%) SaaS
4 28 (7.11%) AWS
5 25 (6.35%) Microsoft 365
6 11 (2.79%) GCP
7 6 (1.52%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (1.52%) GitHub
8 4 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.76%) IaaS
9 3 (0.76%) PaaS
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon SageMaker
10 2 (0.51%) Serverless
11 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.25%) npm
11 1 (0.25%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.08%) DNS
2 14 (3.55%) Firewall
3 10 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (1.78%) VoIP
5 6 (1.52%) Internet
5 6 (1.52%) Network Security
6 3 (0.76%) DHCP
6 3 (0.76%) HTTP
7 2 (0.51%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.51%) MPLS
7 2 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.51%) Skype
7 2 (0.51%) SSL
7 2 (0.51%) VPN
8 1 (0.25%) SMTP
8 1 (0.25%) VLAN
8 1 (0.25%) VSAN
8 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (18.02%) MySQL
2 47 (11.93%) SQL Server
3 45 (11.42%) Power BI
4 28 (7.11%) NoSQL
5 24 (6.09%) Big Data
5 24 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (5.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (4.06%) Data Mining
9 15 (3.81%) Hadoop
10 14 (3.55%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.54%) Apache Hive
12 9 (2.28%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.27%) Data Lake
13 5 (1.27%) OLAP
13 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.02%) Amazon Aurora
14 4 (1.02%) MariaDB
14 4 (1.02%) Redis
15 3 (0.76%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 57 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.06%) JIRA
3 13 (3.30%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.02%) Bitbucket Server
4 4 (1.02%) git-flow
4 4 (1.02%) PHPUnit
4 4 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.76%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.51%) Hudson
6 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.51%) JMeter
6 2 (0.51%) Selenium
6 2 (0.51%) Xcode
7 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.25%) Balsamiq
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.25%) TestLink
7 1 (0.25%) webpack
General
1 97 (24.62%) Finance
2 34 (8.63%) Marketing
3 31 (7.87%) Retail
4 26 (6.60%) Legal
5 19 (4.82%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.81%) Law
6 15 (3.81%) Public Sector
7 11 (2.79%) Banking
7 11 (2.79%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.54%) Aerospace
9 9 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (2.03%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.78%) Advertising
12 6 (1.52%) Electronics
13 5 (1.27%) Games
14 3 (0.76%) Military
15 2 (0.51%) Back Office
15 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.25%) Automotive
16 1 (0.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 96 (24.37%) Analyst
2 92 (23.35%) Developer
3 46 (11.68%) PHP Developer
4 35 (8.88%) Business Analyst
5 26 (6.60%) Architect
6 25 (6.35%) Graduate
7 18 (4.57%) Data Analyst
8 17 (4.31%) Data Engineer
9 16 (4.06%) Web Developer
10 15 (3.81%) Graduate Developer
10 15 (3.81%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.30%) Data Scientist
13 12 (3.05%) IT Support
13 12 (3.05%) Support Engineer
14 9 (2.28%) .NET Developer
14 9 (2.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 9 (2.28%) IT Analyst
14 9 (2.28%) IT Engineer
14 9 (2.28%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.63%) HTML
2 32 (8.12%) CSS
3 27 (6.85%) Web Services
4 22 (5.58%) .NET
5 21 (5.33%) RESTful
6 18 (4.57%) Vue.js
7 17 (4.31%) Laravel
8 16 (4.06%) React
9 13 (3.30%) jQuery
10 12 (3.05%) HTML5
10 12 (3.05%) XML
11 11 (2.79%) CSS3
12 10 (2.54%) AngularJS
12 10 (2.54%) LAMP
13 8 (2.03%) Apache Beam
13 8 (2.03%) JSON
14 6 (1.52%) REST
15 5 (1.27%) ASP.NET
15 5 (1.27%) Kafka
16 4 (1.02%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.12%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.84%) Data Structures
2 23 (5.84%) User Experience
3 22 (5.58%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (5.33%) Analytical Mindset
5 16 (4.06%) Organisational Skills
6 13 (3.30%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (2.28%) Social Media
8 7 (1.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 7 (1.78%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.02%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.76%) Cybercrime
11 3 (0.76%) Handset
11 3 (0.76%) LIMS
11 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.76%) NHS
11 3 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.87%) Windows
2 26 (6.60%) Windows Server
3 23 (5.84%) Linux
4 8 (2.03%) Mac OS
4 8 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (1.27%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.51%) Unix
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Fedora
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (40.86%) Problem-Solving
2 123 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (18.27%) Analytics
4 66 (16.75%) Business Intelligence
5 59 (14.97%) Analytical Thinking
6 47 (11.93%) Computer Science
7 42 (10.66%) Data Analysis
8 41 (10.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 40 (10.15%) Project Management
10 39 (9.90%) Innovative Thinking
10 39 (9.90%) Line Management
11 37 (9.39%) Data Modelling
11 37 (9.39%) Visualisation
12 35 (8.88%) Data Science
13 30 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (7.61%) Waterfall
14 28 (7.11%) Decision-Making
14 28 (7.11%) Machine Learning
15 26 (6.60%) ETL
15 26 (6.60%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 87 (22.08%) SQL
2 73 (18.53%) JavaScript
3 61 (15.48%) PHP
3 61 (15.48%) Python
4 19 (4.82%) Java
4 19 (4.82%) R
5 13 (3.30%) Scala
6 10 (2.54%) Bash Shell
6 10 (2.54%) C#
7 9 (2.28%) C
8 7 (1.78%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.27%) C++
9 5 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (1.02%) HiveQL
10 4 (1.02%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.02%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.02%) VBA
11 3 (0.76%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.51%) Perl
12 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (22.34%) Degree
2 53 (13.45%) Security Cleared
3 31 (7.87%) SC Cleared
4 21 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (4.57%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.28%) CISSP
7 8 (2.03%) GIAC
8 7 (1.78%) CEH
9 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.27%) EnCE
10 5 (1.27%) GCFA
10 5 (1.27%) GCFE
10 5 (1.27%) GCIA
10 5 (1.27%) GCIH
10 5 (1.27%) GPEN
10 5 (1.27%) GREM
10 5 (1.27%) HND
10 5 (1.27%) OSCP
11 4 (1.02%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.88%) QA
2 19 (4.82%) Data Quality
2 19 (4.82%) GDPR
3 9 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.03%) SLA
5 7 (1.78%) GMP
6 5 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.76%) GLP
7 3 (0.76%) Good Clinical Practice
7 3 (0.76%) PMO
8 2 (0.51%) COBIT
8 2 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.51%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.25%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 23 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.30%) Docker
3 10 (2.54%) Apache Flume
3 10 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.76%) Xen
7 2 (0.51%) KVM
7 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.51%) XenApp
8 1 (0.25%) NFS
8 1 (0.25%) Samba
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (1.27%) EnCase
1 5 (1.27%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.51%) Kibana
2 2 (0.51%) Oozie
2 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.51%) SCCM
2 2 (0.51%) Terraform
2 2 (0.51%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.25%) Ansible
3 1 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.25%) Nagios
3 1 (0.25%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.25%) OPNET
3 1 (0.25%) Puppet
3 1 (0.25%) SCOM
3 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.31%) Oracle
3 12 (3.05%) Splunk
3 12 (3.05%) Zend
4 11 (2.79%) Google
4 11 (2.79%) VMware
5 10 (2.54%) SAP
6 7 (1.78%) IBM
6 7 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.52%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.52%) Citrix
7 6 (1.52%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.27%) Facebook
8 5 (1.27%) Instagram
8 5 (1.27%) Twitter
9 4 (1.02%) Databricks
9 4 (1.02%) EMC
10 3 (0.76%) Dell
10 3 (0.76%) ESRI
10 3 (0.76%) NetApp