Period
to 13 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 25 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 5,585 6,970 7,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 7.39% 7.86% 7.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.12% 20.74% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,047 5,175 5,821
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 27,754 33,602 36,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 36.73% 37.87% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 20,894 25,330 28,756
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the UK excluding London

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in the UK excluding London

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in the UK excluding London

Analytical Skills
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
South East -2 1,536 £47,500 +5.56% 271
North of England +1 1,304 £42,000 -1.18% 312
Midlands -2 901 £42,500 +6.25% 215
North West +1 746 £42,500 - 174
East of England +2 693 £47,500 +11.76% 142
South West -5 654 £45,000 +4.65% 145
West Midlands 0 624 £41,500 +5.06% 132
Yorkshire +2 461 £41,000 +2.50% 97
Scotland -2 354 £45,000 -1.10% 64
East Midlands 0 275 £42,500 -5.56% 83
Wales -16 104 £38,500 +3.71% 39
North East +1 97 £37,500 -12.95% 41
Northern Ireland 0 48 £40,000 - 8
Channel Islands +7 2 £33,000 -26.67%
Isle of Man +3 1 £49,000 -
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 2,645 (47.36%) Problem-Solving
2 1,560 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
3 1,436 (25.71%) SQL
4 1,304 (23.35%) Microsoft
5 1,094 (19.59%) Finance
6 1,032 (18.48%) Degree
7 751 (13.45%) SQL Server
8 738 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
9 684 (12.25%) C#
10 682 (12.21%) Windows
11 677 (12.12%) Analytics
12 674 (12.07%) Linux
13 639 (11.44%) Azure
14 615 (11.01%) Project Management
15 604 (10.81%) .NET
16 602 (10.78%) Python
17 555 (9.94%) ITIL
18 546 (9.78%) JavaScript
19 506 (9.06%) Self-Motivation
20 487 (8.72%) Java
21 475 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
22 450 (8.06%) Decision-Making
23 440 (7.88%) Analytical Thinking
23 440 (7.88%) Scrum
24 432 (7.74%) HTML
25 430 (7.70%) Retail
26 408 (7.31%) Power Platform
27 405 (7.25%) Power BI
27 405 (7.25%) AWS
28 394 (7.05%) Computer Science

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 158 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 129 (2.31%) Apache Spark
3 108 (1.93%) IIS
4 103 (1.84%) Confluence
5 102 (1.83%) SAS
6 68 (1.22%) Apache
7 66 (1.18%) CMS
8 65 (1.16%) MS Exchange
9 41 (0.73%) Skype for Business
10 36 (0.64%) nginx
11 26 (0.47%) WordPress
12 25 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
13 22 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 21 (0.38%) Tomcat
15 20 (0.36%) WebSphere
16 19 (0.34%) CICS
17 17 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 14 (0.25%) WebLogic
20 13 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 475 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 385 (6.89%) Microsoft Office
3 154 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 72 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 37 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 36 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.34%) SPSS
8 14 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.25%) Sketch
9 9 (0.16%) OrCAD
10 8 (0.14%) Figma
10 8 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.14%) RoboHelp
11 6 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.11%) InVision
11 6 (0.11%) Zeplin
12 5 (0.090%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.090%) Gephi
12 5 (0.090%) Gliffy
12 5 (0.090%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 79 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 15 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
6 14 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
8 11 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
9 10 (0.18%) assyst
9 10 (0.18%) Magento
9 10 (0.18%) NetSuite
10 9 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (0.16%) SAP CO
10 9 (0.16%) SAP FI
10 9 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
11 8 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
11 8 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 7 (0.13%) OPENHousing
13 6 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 639 (11.44%) Azure
2 408 (7.31%) Power Platform
3 405 (7.25%) AWS
4 246 (4.40%) SaaS
5 239 (4.28%) Office 365
6 106 (1.90%) GCP
7 73 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
8 68 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
9 57 (1.02%) IaaS
9 57 (1.02%) PaaS
10 48 (0.86%) Google Analytics
11 35 (0.63%) npm
12 28 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
13 23 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
13 23 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
14 18 (0.32%) GitHub
15 17 (0.30%) Amazon S3
16 16 (0.29%) OneDrive
17 15 (0.27%) PowerApps
18 13 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 281 (5.03%) Firewall
2 198 (3.55%) LAN
3 189 (3.38%) Internet
4 182 (3.26%) WAN
5 179 (3.21%) TCP/IP
6 178 (3.19%) DNS
7 133 (2.38%) Wireless
8 128 (2.29%) DHCP
9 125 (2.24%) Network Security
10 122 (2.18%) VPN
11 111 (1.99%) VoIP
12 69 (1.24%) BGP
13 64 (1.15%) OSPF
14 56 (1.00%) MPLS
14 56 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
15 52 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
16 45 (0.81%) Skype
16 45 (0.81%) VLAN
17 44 (0.79%) SAN
18 34 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 751 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 405 (7.25%) Power BI
3 324 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
4 265 (4.74%) Relational Database
5 225 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 224 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 214 (3.83%) Big Data
8 166 (2.97%) MySQL
9 153 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 100 (1.79%) Hadoop
11 80 (1.43%) Apache Hive
12 79 (1.41%) QlikView
13 78 (1.40%) NoSQL
14 75 (1.34%) MongoDB
15 71 (1.27%) Oracle Database
16 61 (1.09%) Data Mining
17 59 (1.06%) RDBMS
18 54 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
19 52 (0.93%) Data Lake
20 50 (0.90%) Impala
Development Applications
1 350 (6.27%) Git (software)
2 256 (4.58%) JIRA
3 145 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 121 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 95 (1.70%) Selenium
6 86 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 64 (1.15%) Bitbucket
8 43 (0.77%) WebDriver
9 41 (0.73%) Maven
9 41 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
10 32 (0.57%) JMeter
11 31 (0.56%) JUnit
11 31 (0.56%) MSI
12 29 (0.52%) Cucumber
13 28 (0.50%) Bitbucket Server
13 28 (0.50%) Eclipse
13 28 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 28 (0.50%) Subversion
14 27 (0.48%) git-flow
15 26 (0.47%) SonarQube
General
1 1,094 (19.59%) Finance
2 430 (7.70%) Retail
3 342 (6.12%) Marketing
4 229 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 227 (4.06%) Manufacturing
6 202 (3.62%) Public Sector
7 150 (2.69%) Banking
8 113 (2.02%) Legal
9 100 (1.79%) Aerospace
10 98 (1.75%) Law
11 90 (1.61%) Electronics
12 82 (1.47%) Automotive
13 51 (0.91%) Games
14 48 (0.86%) Advertising
14 48 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
15 46 (0.82%) Military
16 41 (0.73%) Publishing
17 31 (0.56%) Financial Institution
18 29 (0.52%) Local Government
19 28 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,304 (23.35%) Analyst
2 1,027 (18.39%) Developer
3 342 (6.12%) Architect
4 339 (6.07%) Business Analyst
5 235 (4.21%) Consultant
6 211 (3.78%) Data Analyst
7 190 (3.40%) .NET Developer
7 190 (3.40%) Software Engineer
8 170 (3.04%) Senior Developer
9 166 (2.97%) Project Manager
10 165 (2.95%) Software Developer
11 141 (2.52%) Graduate
12 135 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
13 132 (2.36%) Junior
14 130 (2.33%) Support Engineer
15 127 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 127 (2.27%) Support Analyst
16 125 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
17 124 (2.22%) Network Engineer
18 117 (2.09%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 604 (10.81%) .NET
2 432 (7.74%) HTML
3 369 (6.61%) CSS
4 251 (4.49%) Web Services
5 214 (3.83%) ASP.NET
6 203 (3.63%) AngularJS
7 165 (2.95%) jQuery
8 140 (2.51%) XML
9 121 (2.17%) Node.js
10 103 (1.84%) HTML5
11 98 (1.75%) React
12 96 (1.72%) REST
13 88 (1.58%) .NET Framework
13 88 (1.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 83 (1.49%) SOAP
15 76 (1.36%) JSON
16 75 (1.34%) Spring
17 68 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
18 65 (1.16%) Kafka
18 65 (1.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 506 (9.06%) Self-Motivation
2 334 (5.98%) Management Information System
3 274 (4.91%) User Experience
4 147 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 139 (2.49%) Analytical Mindset
6 131 (2.35%) Algorithms
7 112 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
8 103 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 72 (1.29%) Smartphone
10 67 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 65 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 60 (1.07%) Driving Licence
13 58 (1.04%) Public Cloud
14 55 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
15 53 (0.95%) Virtual Team
16 49 (0.88%) Social Media
17 40 (0.72%) Blog
18 39 (0.70%) NHS
19 38 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
20 37 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 682 (12.21%) Windows
2 674 (12.07%) Linux
3 277 (4.96%) Unix
4 237 (4.24%) Windows Server
5 116 (2.08%) Android
6 83 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 77 (1.38%) Windows 10
8 69 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 69 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 58 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 44 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (0.57%) CentOS
13 30 (0.54%) Tizen
14 28 (0.50%) Solaris
15 23 (0.41%) AIX
16 20 (0.36%) HPUX
17 19 (0.34%) Ubuntu
18 14 (0.25%) MVS
19 12 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,645 (47.36%) Problem-Solving
2 1,560 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
3 738 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
4 677 (12.12%) Analytics
5 615 (11.01%) Project Management
6 555 (9.94%) ITIL
7 450 (8.06%) Decision-Making
8 440 (7.88%) Analytical Thinking
8 440 (7.88%) Scrum
9 394 (7.05%) Computer Science
10 379 (6.79%) SDLC
11 364 (6.52%) Software Engineering
12 356 (6.37%) Data Analysis
13 350 (6.27%) Mentoring
14 332 (5.94%) Visualisation
15 327 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 327 (5.85%) Mathematics
15 327 (5.85%) Test Automation
16 326 (5.84%) Cybersecurity
17 323 (5.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1,436 (25.71%) SQL
2 684 (12.25%) C#
3 602 (10.78%) Python
4 546 (9.78%) JavaScript
5 487 (8.72%) Java
6 320 (5.73%) C
7 305 (5.46%) T-SQL
8 239 (4.28%) C++
9 217 (3.89%) R
10 181 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 131 (2.35%) PHP
12 121 (2.17%) TypeScript
13 106 (1.90%) VB.NET
14 97 (1.74%) VBA
15 96 (1.72%) Bash Shell
15 96 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 65 (1.16%) Perl
17 63 (1.13%) Ruby
17 63 (1.13%) Scala
18 53 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,032 (18.48%) Degree
2 350 (6.27%) Security Cleared
3 230 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 164 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 147 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 139 (2.49%) CCNA
7 117 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 103 (1.84%) ISTQB
9 79 (1.41%) ISEB
10 77 (1.38%) DV Cleared
11 76 (1.36%) CCNP
12 65 (1.16%) CISSP
13 63 (1.13%) Master's Degree
14 54 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
15 49 (0.88%) MCSA
15 49 (0.88%) PMI Certification
16 48 (0.86%) CISM
16 48 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 44 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
18 42 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (4.85%) QA
2 204 (3.65%) SLA
3 157 (2.81%) Data Quality
4 112 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 108 (1.93%) GDPR
6 79 (1.41%) PMO
7 40 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 29 (0.52%) NIST
9 28 (0.50%) PCI DSS
10 26 (0.47%) COBIT
11 25 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 20 (0.36%) HMG Infosec
12 20 (0.36%) JSP 440
13 18 (0.32%) IFRS
14 17 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
15 16 (0.29%) IFRS 9
16 13 (0.23%) Basel II
16 13 (0.23%) GAMP
16 13 (0.23%) ISO 26262
17 11 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 295 (5.28%) Active Directory
2 187 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (2.60%) Docker
4 71 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 54 (0.97%) vSphere
6 47 (0.84%) Apache Flume
7 35 (0.63%) Firmware
7 35 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 32 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
9 28 (0.50%) XenApp
10 27 (0.48%) VMware NSX
11 19 (0.34%) Terminal Services
11 19 (0.34%) vCloud
12 12 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.20%) HDFS
13 11 (0.20%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 7 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.090%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 97 (1.74%) Kubernetes
2 82 (1.47%) SCCM
3 63 (1.13%) Ansible
4 48 (0.86%) Terraform
5 45 (0.81%) Oozie
6 38 (0.68%) WSUS
7 36 (0.64%) Puppet
8 35 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
9 34 (0.61%) Nagios
10 31 (0.56%) Kibana
11 26 (0.47%) SCOM
12 23 (0.41%) logstash
13 18 (0.32%) vCenter Server
14 17 (0.30%) IBM BigFix
14 17 (0.30%) Prometheus
15 16 (0.29%) HP ALM
16 12 (0.21%) cPanel
16 12 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
16 12 (0.21%) Nessus
16 12 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1,304 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 371 (6.64%) Oracle
3 294 (5.26%) Cisco
4 289 (5.17%) VMware
5 226 (4.05%) SAP
6 221 (3.96%) Tableau
7 166 (2.97%) Google
8 113 (2.02%) Citrix
9 96 (1.72%) HP
10 90 (1.61%) IBM
11 87 (1.56%) Splunk
12 85 (1.52%) Juniper
13 66 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
14 60 (1.07%) Adobe
15 48 (0.86%) Red Hat
16 44 (0.79%) Dell
16 44 (0.79%) Xamarin
17 43 (0.77%) Cognos
18 39 (0.70%) Apple
19 32 (0.57%) Remedy