Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > South West
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 32 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 754 744 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.52% 7.32% 6.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.66% 19.62% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 552 561 594
South West median annual salary £43,375 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.44% - -
10th Percentile £26,300 £23,000 £23,825
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £60,000
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 3,835 3,792 4,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.23% 37.32% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,863 2,961 3,370
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +2 214 £45,000 +12.50% 52
Wiltshire +19 163 £47,500 +18.75% 15
Gloucestershire -6 130 £47,500 +11.76% 27
Devon +14 102 £35,000 -11.39% 26
Somerset +12 57 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Dorset -18 48 £33,750 +3.85% 20
Cornwall +3 19 £23,750 -31.16% 8
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 256 (33.95%) Problem-Solving
2 251 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (22.81%) SQL
4 160 (21.22%) Microsoft
5 155 (20.56%) Finance
6 146 (19.36%) Degree
7 111 (14.72%) Windows
8 103 (13.66%) Security Cleared
9 102 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
10 99 (13.13%) C#
11 94 (12.47%) Mathematics
12 90 (11.94%) HTML
13 88 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 87 (11.54%) Analytics
15 86 (11.41%) Project Management
16 84 (11.14%) Data Analysis
16 84 (11.14%) Business Analysis
17 82 (10.88%) SQL Server
18 79 (10.48%) JavaScript
19 73 (9.68%) ITIL
20 72 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
21 69 (9.15%) Waterfall
22 66 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
23 62 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
24 60 (7.96%) Test Automation
25 58 (7.69%) MySQL
26 56 (7.43%) .NET
26 56 (7.43%) Python
26 56 (7.43%) Scrum
27 53 (7.03%) UML

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 30 (3.98%) SAS
2 28 (3.71%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.05%) Apache
4 14 (1.86%) Apache Spark
5 13 (1.72%) CMS
6 8 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.66%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.40%) Captiva
9 3 (0.40%) Documentum
9 3 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.40%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.27%) Confluence
10 2 (0.27%) IIS
10 2 (0.27%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.13%) concrete5
11 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 66 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (2.25%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.86%) SPSS
7 6 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Shopify
2 4 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.40%) FastStats
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.27%) Sonata
4 2 (0.27%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) Primavera
5 1 (0.13%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 72 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.71%) Office 365
4 16 (2.12%) SaaS
5 14 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (1.59%) IaaS
7 10 (1.33%) PaaS
8 5 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.40%) Datadog
10 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.27%) npm
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.13%) Loggly
11 1 (0.13%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.71%) DNS
2 27 (3.58%) TCP/IP
3 24 (3.18%) SSL
4 21 (2.79%) DHCP
5 20 (2.65%) HTTP
6 17 (2.25%) Firewall
7 11 (1.46%) Intranet
8 10 (1.33%) Internet
9 9 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (1.19%) LAN
9 9 (1.19%) WAN
10 8 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (1.06%) HTTPS
10 8 (1.06%) NAS
10 8 (1.06%) NetScaler
10 8 (1.06%) Network Security
10 8 (1.06%) SAN
10 8 (1.06%) VLAN
11 7 (0.93%) Wireless
12 5 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.69%) MySQL
3 38 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (4.11%) Relational Database
5 30 (3.98%) Big Data
6 28 (3.71%) Power BI
7 25 (3.32%) QlikView
8 17 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (2.12%) RDBMS
9 16 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (1.86%) NoSQL
11 13 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (1.72%) Spotfire
12 12 (1.59%) Data Mining
13 11 (1.46%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.46%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.33%) CouchDB
15 9 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (1.06%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 48 (6.37%) Git (software)
2 34 (4.51%) JIRA
3 27 (3.58%) Jenkins
4 18 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.72%) Selenium
6 10 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (1.33%) Maven
7 8 (1.06%) MSI
8 7 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.80%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.80%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.80%) MSBuild
9 6 (0.80%) Subversion
9 6 (0.80%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.66%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.66%) JUnit
11 4 (0.53%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.53%) RStudio
12 3 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 155 (20.56%) Finance
2 48 (6.37%) Back Office
3 47 (6.23%) Marketing
4 39 (5.17%) Front Office
5 34 (4.51%) Retail
6 19 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.39%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.12%) Aerospace
9 13 (1.72%) Banking
9 13 (1.72%) Electronics
10 12 (1.59%) Advertising
11 10 (1.33%) Military
12 8 (1.06%) Games
12 8 (1.06%) Law
13 7 (0.93%) Automotive
14 6 (0.80%) Billing
15 5 (0.66%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.53%) Local Government
17 3 (0.40%) Legal
18 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 232 (30.77%) Analyst
2 99 (13.13%) Business Analyst
3 90 (11.94%) Developer
4 43 (5.70%) Architect
5 39 (5.17%) Planning Manager
5 39 (5.17%) Resource Manager
5 39 (5.17%) Resource Planning Manager
6 32 (4.24%) Consultant
6 32 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
7 30 (3.98%) Data Scientist
8 28 (3.71%) Data Analyst
8 28 (3.71%) Software Developer
9 27 (3.58%) Support Analyst
10 23 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (2.65%) IT Analyst
12 19 (2.52%) PMO Analyst
13 18 (2.39%) Software Engineer
14 16 (2.12%) Product Manager
15 15 (1.99%) Data Consultant
15 15 (1.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (11.94%) HTML
2 56 (7.43%) .NET
3 37 (4.91%) CSS
3 37 (4.91%) XML
4 34 (4.51%) jQuery
5 27 (3.58%) Web Services
6 21 (2.79%) ASP.NET
6 21 (2.79%) JSON
6 21 (2.79%) REST
7 20 (2.65%) LAMP
8 19 (2.52%) AngularJS
9 18 (2.39%) Spring
10 16 (2.12%) HTML5
11 15 (1.99%) SOAP
12 13 (1.72%) .NET Framework
12 13 (1.72%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.33%) Middleware
14 9 (1.19%) Ajax
14 9 (1.19%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.57%) User Experience
2 41 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (5.17%) Algorithms
4 28 (3.71%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.32%) Data Structures
6 16 (2.12%) Analytical Mindset
7 14 (1.86%) Driving Licence
7 14 (1.86%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (1.72%) Social Media
9 12 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.46%) NHS
11 10 (1.33%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.33%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.19%) Fintech
12 9 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (1.06%) iPhone
14 7 (0.93%) IPTV
14 7 (0.93%) Video on Demand
14 7 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 111 (14.72%) Windows
2 50 (6.63%) Linux
3 44 (5.84%) Windows Server
4 27 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.86%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.72%) Unix
7 11 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.06%) Android
9 8 (1.06%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.80%) Solaris
10 6 (0.80%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.40%) CentOS
12 3 (0.40%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (33.95%) Problem-Solving
2 251 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
4 94 (12.47%) Mathematics
5 88 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 87 (11.54%) Analytics
7 86 (11.41%) Project Management
8 84 (11.14%) Business Analysis
8 84 (11.14%) Data Analysis
9 73 (9.68%) ITIL
10 69 (9.15%) Waterfall
11 60 (7.96%) Test Automation
12 56 (7.43%) Scrum
13 53 (7.03%) UML
14 52 (6.90%) Visualisation
15 48 (6.37%) Data Science
16 45 (5.97%) Computer Science
17 43 (5.70%) Service Management
18 42 (5.57%) Data Modelling
18 42 (5.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 172 (22.81%) SQL
2 99 (13.13%) C#
3 79 (10.48%) JavaScript
4 56 (7.43%) Python
5 46 (6.10%) PHP
6 45 (5.97%) C
6 45 (5.97%) Java
7 39 (5.17%) Erlang
8 38 (5.04%) R
9 35 (4.64%) C++
10 26 (3.45%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.12%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.46%) MATLAB
14 10 (1.33%) Embedded C
14 10 (1.33%) Embedded C++
14 10 (1.33%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.19%) Scala
16 8 (1.06%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 146 (19.36%) Degree
2 103 (13.66%) Security Cleared
3 39 (5.17%) DV Cleared
4 21 (2.79%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.12%) PMP
6 15 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (1.86%) CCNA
7 14 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.46%) PMI Certification
9 10 (1.33%) ISEB
10 7 (0.93%) CISSP
10 7 (0.93%) Postgraduate
11 6 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.66%) CISM
12 5 (0.66%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.53%) APMP
13 4 (0.53%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.40%) CCNP
14 3 (0.40%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.98%) Data Quality
2 27 (3.58%) QA
3 24 (3.18%) PMO
4 18 (2.39%) SLA
5 17 (2.25%) GDPR
6 11 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (1.33%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.93%) HMG Infosec
8 7 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.93%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.27%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 40 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.32%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.86%) Firmware
5 11 (1.46%) XenApp
6 8 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (1.06%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.80%) BitLocker
7 6 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.66%) Docker
9 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.40%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.27%) Postfix
10 2 (0.27%) vSphere
11 1 (0.13%) Btrfs
11 1 (0.13%) Ceph
11 1 (0.13%) HDFS
11 1 (0.13%) KVM
11 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (3.18%) SCCM
2 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (1.06%) SCDPM
3 7 (0.93%) Puppet
4 6 (0.80%) SCOM
4 6 (0.80%) SCVMM
5 5 (0.66%) WSUS
6 4 (0.53%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.40%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.40%) Ansible
7 3 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.40%) Nagios
7 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.40%) Packer
7 3 (0.40%) Terraform
8 2 (0.27%) Cacti
8 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 160 (21.22%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.57%) Tableau
3 39 (5.17%) Verint
4 33 (4.38%) VMware
5 30 (3.98%) Oracle
6 26 (3.45%) Google
7 25 (3.32%) Cisco
8 23 (3.05%) Citrix
9 15 (1.99%) SAP
10 11 (1.46%) Atlassian
11 10 (1.33%) Facebook
12 9 (1.19%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.93%) McAfee
14 5 (0.66%) Adobe
14 5 (0.66%) Cognos
14 5 (0.66%) Ivanti
14 5 (0.66%) Volusion
14 5 (0.66%) WooCommerce
15 4 (0.53%) Splunk