Period
to 18 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 36 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 850 766 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.12% 7.38% 8.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.52% 17.94% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 645 619 680
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £57,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.10% +1.11%

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 4,354 4,270 4,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.61% 41.11% 40.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,386 3,427 3,657
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
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 August 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 August 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 +4 264 £42,500 +3.03% 48
Wiltshire +4 186 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Gloucestershire -16 119 £47,500 +26.67% 23
Dorset +23 82 £46,250 +42.31% 11
Somerset +7 69 £36,900 -13.18% 14
Devon +18 50 £30,000 -22.08% 35
Cornwall +12 35 £34,500 +4.55% 7
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 307 (36.12%) Problem-Solving
2 294 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (30.47%) SQL
4 208 (24.47%) Finance
5 196 (23.06%) Microsoft
6 178 (20.94%) Windows
6 178 (20.94%) Degree
7 161 (18.94%) SQL Server
8 154 (18.12%) Business Intelligence
9 119 (14.00%) ITIL
10 115 (13.53%) Security Cleared
11 112 (13.18%) C#
12 108 (12.71%) HTML
13 101 (11.88%) .NET
14 90 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 89 (10.47%) Project Management
16 87 (10.24%) JavaScript
17 83 (9.76%) Test Automation
18 80 (9.41%) Analytics
18 80 (9.41%) Scrum
19 79 (9.29%) Python
20 77 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
21 76 (8.94%) SDLC
22 74 (8.71%) Java
23 70 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
23 70 (8.24%) Business Analysis
23 70 (8.24%) Mathematics
24 69 (8.12%) Decision-Making
25 67 (7.88%) PowerShell
26 65 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement

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 45 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.71%) SAS
3 18 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (1.76%) CMS
5 9 (1.06%) Confluence
5 9 (1.06%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.94%) Apache
7 6 (0.71%) Drupal
7 6 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (0.71%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.59%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.59%) IIS
9 4 (0.47%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.35%) Captiva
10 3 (0.35%) Documentum
10 3 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 77 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (1.29%) SPSS
5 9 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.82%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.24%) Primavera
4 2 (0.24%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.24%) Sonata
5 1 (0.12%) BPCS
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.94%) SaaS
4 23 (2.71%) Office 365
5 14 (1.65%) Google Analytics
6 12 (1.41%) AdWords
7 11 (1.29%) Google Tag Manager
7 11 (1.29%) IaaS
8 9 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.94%) PaaS
10 6 (0.71%) npm
11 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.35%) GitHub
13 3 (0.35%) NuGet
14 2 (0.24%) Taleo
15 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
15 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.94%) Firewall
1 42 (4.94%) Network Security
2 32 (3.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 22 (2.59%) DNS
4 21 (2.47%) HTTP
4 21 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 18 (2.12%) SSL
6 12 (1.41%) FTP
6 12 (1.41%) HTTPS
6 12 (1.41%) SMTP
7 10 (1.18%) DHCP
8 7 (0.82%) Intranet
9 6 (0.71%) DMZ
9 6 (0.71%) Internet
9 6 (0.71%) LAN
9 6 (0.71%) VPN
9 6 (0.71%) WAN
9 6 (0.71%) X.400
10 5 (0.59%) Extranet
11 4 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 70 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (6.59%) Relational Database
4 44 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (5.06%) MySQL
6 36 (4.24%) Power BI
7 34 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
9 25 (2.94%) QlikView
10 19 (2.24%) NoSQL
10 19 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (2.12%) IBM InfoSphere
11 18 (2.12%) RDBMS
12 17 (2.00%) Big Data
13 14 (1.65%) MongoDB
13 14 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (1.06%) Oracle Database
16 8 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 58 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 49 (5.76%) JIRA
3 45 (5.29%) Selenium
4 35 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 25 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (2.24%) Jasmine
6 19 (2.24%) Protractor
7 18 (2.12%) JUnit
8 14 (1.65%) TestNG
9 12 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.06%) MSI
10 9 (1.06%) SoapUI
10 9 (1.06%) WebDriver
11 8 (0.94%) SpecFlow
12 7 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.71%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.71%) JMeter
13 6 (0.71%) Log4Net
14 5 (0.59%) HP UFT
14 5 (0.59%) Maven
General
1 208 (24.47%) Finance
2 56 (6.59%) Marketing
3 43 (5.06%) Retail
4 38 (4.47%) Back Office
5 31 (3.65%) Manufacturing
6 27 (3.18%) Telecoms
7 26 (3.06%) Front Office
8 24 (2.82%) Electronics
9 23 (2.71%) Advertising
10 18 (2.12%) Military
11 11 (1.29%) Automotive
12 10 (1.18%) Law
13 8 (0.94%) Games
14 7 (0.82%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.82%) Billing
15 6 (0.71%) Banking
16 4 (0.47%) French Language
16 4 (0.47%) Legal
16 4 (0.47%) Local Government
17 3 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 237 (27.88%) Analyst
2 89 (10.47%) Developer
3 68 (8.00%) Architect
4 66 (7.76%) Business Analyst
5 60 (7.06%) Data Analyst
6 47 (5.53%) Consultant
7 46 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 29 (3.41%) Tester
9 28 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 25 (2.94%) Data Architect
10 25 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (2.94%) Planning Manager
10 25 (2.94%) Resource Manager
10 25 (2.94%) Resource Planning Manager
10 25 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
11 24 (2.82%) .NET Developer
11 24 (2.82%) Support Analyst
12 22 (2.59%) Applications Support
12 22 (2.59%) Software Developer
13 19 (2.24%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (12.71%) HTML
2 101 (11.88%) .NET
3 59 (6.94%) CSS
4 54 (6.35%) Web Services
5 48 (5.65%) XML
6 34 (4.00%) SOAP
7 26 (3.06%) JSON
7 26 (3.06%) REST
8 25 (2.94%) .NET Framework
9 24 (2.82%) ASP.NET
10 19 (2.24%) jQuery
11 16 (1.88%) AngularJS
11 16 (1.88%) HTML5
12 13 (1.53%) Ajax
13 12 (1.41%) Spring
14 10 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (1.18%) Laravel
14 10 (1.18%) Razor View Engine
15 9 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (1.06%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.71%) Computer Science
2 48 (5.65%) Management Information System
3 47 (5.53%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (5.18%) User Experience
5 28 (3.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 23 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (2.59%) Algorithms
8 21 (2.47%) Driving Licence
8 21 (2.47%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.88%) Analytical Mindset
9 16 (1.88%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.88%) Social Media
10 15 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 13 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
11 13 (1.53%) NHS
12 11 (1.29%) Data Centre
12 11 (1.29%) Fintech
13 9 (1.06%) iPhone
14 7 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
15 6 (0.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 178 (20.94%) Windows
2 62 (7.29%) Windows Server
3 59 (6.94%) Linux
4 34 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (2.35%) Unix
6 16 (1.88%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.29%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.71%) Android
8 6 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.71%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.35%) AIX
9 3 (0.35%) CentOS
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (36.12%) Problem-Solving
2 294 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (18.12%) Business Intelligence
4 119 (14.00%) ITIL
5 90 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 89 (10.47%) Project Management
7 83 (9.76%) Test Automation
8 80 (9.41%) Analytics
8 80 (9.41%) Scrum
9 76 (8.94%) SDLC
10 70 (8.24%) Business Analysis
10 70 (8.24%) Mathematics
11 69 (8.12%) Decision-Making
12 65 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 64 (7.53%) Waterfall
14 63 (7.41%) Data Analysis
15 61 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
15 61 (7.18%) Service Management
16 60 (7.06%) Analytical Thinking
16 60 (7.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 259 (30.47%) SQL
2 112 (13.18%) C#
3 87 (10.24%) JavaScript
4 79 (9.29%) Python
5 74 (8.71%) Java
6 67 (7.88%) PowerShell
7 53 (6.24%) C
8 39 (4.59%) PHP
9 33 (3.88%) C++
10 26 (3.06%) R
11 25 (2.94%) Erlang
12 21 (2.47%) VB.NET
13 19 (2.24%) Bash Shell
13 19 (2.24%) VBA
14 13 (1.53%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.53%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.18%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.18%) Perl
16 9 (1.06%) Embedded C
16 9 (1.06%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 178 (20.94%) Degree
2 115 (13.53%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.06%) DV Cleared
5 21 (2.47%) Postgraduate
6 19 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (2.00%) CCNA
8 13 (1.53%) PMP
9 12 (1.41%) ISTQB
10 11 (1.29%) CCNP
11 10 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (1.18%) ISEB
11 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (1.18%) PMI Certification
12 9 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.82%) CISSP
13 7 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.71%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.94%) QA
2 39 (4.59%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.53%) PMO
4 12 (1.41%) SLA
5 11 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.82%) GDPR
7 6 (0.71%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.59%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.59%) WCAG
9 4 (0.47%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.24%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.24%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.12%) GCP
11 1 (0.12%) GPG13
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 28 (3.29%) Virtual Desktop
4 18 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (1.76%) BitLocker
6 9 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (0.94%) vSphere
8 7 (0.82%) Firmware
9 6 (0.71%) Docker
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.12%) HDFS
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (4.35%) SCCM
2 15 (1.76%) SCOM
2 15 (1.76%) SCVMM
3 13 (1.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 9 (1.06%) Puppet
5 5 (0.59%) WMI
6 4 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.35%) Cacti
7 3 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.35%) Nagios
7 3 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.12%) Ansible
9 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 196 (23.06%) Microsoft
2 63 (7.41%) Oracle
3 49 (5.76%) SAP
4 35 (4.12%) Capita
5 33 (3.88%) Tableau
6 30 (3.53%) McAfee
7 25 (2.94%) Verint
7 25 (2.94%) VMware
8 22 (2.59%) Cisco
8 22 (2.59%) Google
9 18 (2.12%) IBM
10 16 (1.88%) Citrix
11 13 (1.53%) DoubleClick
11 13 (1.53%) Facebook
12 11 (1.29%) Kenshoo
12 11 (1.29%) Marin
12 11 (1.29%) Twitter
13 10 (1.18%) Cognos
14 8 (0.94%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.94%) Salesforce.com