Period
to 26 March 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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 27 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 6,550 7,775 7,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 7.86% 7.65% 7.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.05% 20.95% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4,578 5,766 5,589
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +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 32,666 37,117 36,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 39.18% 36.51% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24,295 28,926 29,199
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,050
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,850
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.35% -1.31%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -6 1,806 £45,000 - 85
North of England +1 1,573 £44,500 +7.88% 127
Midlands +2 1,172 £37,500 -6.25% 59
North West +2 900 £45,000 - 75
West Midlands +2 812 £37,500 -8.54% 38
East of England +9 772 £41,500 -17.00% 43
South West -12 656 £45,000 +11.11% 55
Yorkshire -4 504 £42,500 +6.25% 39
Scotland +1 419 £45,000 +5.88% 34
East Midlands +7 358 £40,000 - 21
North East +16 171 £37,500 -3.85% 13
Wales -2 122 £40,000 +8.11% 14
Northern Ireland -11 58 £40,000 +60.00% 3
Isle of Man +2 6 £50,000 +100.00%
Channel Islands -5 1 £37,500 -16.67%
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 3,004 (45.86%) Problem-Solving
2 1,818 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1,568 (23.94%) SQL
4 1,423 (21.73%) Microsoft
5 1,399 (21.36%) Degree
6 1,314 (20.06%) Finance
7 893 (13.63%) Analytics
8 846 (12.92%) ITIL
9 836 (12.76%) C#
10 812 (12.40%) SQL Server
11 775 (11.83%) Windows
12 750 (11.45%) Project Management
13 706 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
14 692 (10.56%) Java
15 593 (9.05%) Security Cleared
16 584 (8.92%) .NET
17 576 (8.79%) JavaScript
18 564 (8.61%) Self-Motivation
19 557 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
20 550 (8.40%) HTML
21 548 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
22 546 (8.34%) Python
22 546 (8.34%) Retail
23 540 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
24 516 (7.88%) Data Analysis
25 512 (7.82%) Software Engineering
26 495 (7.56%) Scrum
26 495 (7.56%) Oracle
27 485 (7.40%) SDLC
28 475 (7.25%) Management Information System

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
1 224 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 181 (2.76%) SAS
3 95 (1.45%) Apache Spark
4 93 (1.42%) MS Exchange
5 87 (1.33%) IIS
6 86 (1.31%) Confluence
7 67 (1.02%) Apache
8 61 (0.93%) CMS
9 48 (0.73%) WebSphere
10 37 (0.56%) Skype for Business
11 36 (0.55%) WebLogic
12 27 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
13 26 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
14 25 (0.38%) Tomcat
15 24 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
16 23 (0.35%) Apache Pig
17 22 (0.34%) JBoss
18 21 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
19 19 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
19 19 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 557 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 469 (7.16%) Microsoft Office
3 192 (2.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 128 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 69 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
6 42 (0.64%) SPSS
7 38 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 34 (0.52%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
10 8 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 8 (0.12%) Chatbot
10 8 (0.12%) InVision
10 8 (0.12%) UXPin
11 5 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.076%) Stata
12 4 (0.061%) Mathcad
13 3 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.046%) CATIA
13 3 (0.046%) SPSS Modeler
13 3 (0.046%) Weka
Business Applications
1 113 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 47 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
4 37 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 37 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 33 (0.50%) NetSuite
6 27 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 18 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 12 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 10 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
10 9 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
10 9 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (0.14%) SAP ERP
10 9 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
11 8 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
11 8 (0.12%) Magento
11 8 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
11 8 (0.12%) SAP APO
11 8 (0.12%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 548 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 459 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
3 253 (3.86%) Office 365
4 177 (2.70%) SaaS
5 96 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
6 76 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 75 (1.15%) Google Analytics
8 64 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 58 (0.89%) IaaS
10 57 (0.87%) PaaS
11 47 (0.72%) GitHub
12 46 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
13 28 (0.43%) Amazon S3
14 27 (0.41%) OneDrive
15 25 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
16 23 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
17 21 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 16 (0.24%) Serverless
19 15 (0.23%) Datadog
19 15 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 313 (4.78%) Firewall
2 223 (3.40%) DNS
3 195 (2.98%) DHCP
4 191 (2.92%) TCP/IP
5 181 (2.76%) Internet
6 155 (2.37%) LAN
7 146 (2.23%) WAN
8 106 (1.62%) Network Security
9 99 (1.51%) VoIP
10 97 (1.48%) VPN
11 92 (1.40%) SAN
12 85 (1.30%) Broadband
13 77 (1.18%) HTTP
13 77 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
14 64 (0.98%) SSL
15 63 (0.96%) Wireless
16 61 (0.93%) Wireshark
17 59 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
18 53 (0.81%) VLAN
19 52 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 812 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 328 (5.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 322 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
4 313 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 311 (4.75%) Big Data
6 272 (4.15%) Power BI
7 227 (3.47%) Relational Database
8 189 (2.89%) MySQL
9 146 (2.23%) QlikView
10 141 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 126 (1.92%) Hadoop
12 116 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
13 81 (1.24%) MongoDB
14 79 (1.21%) NoSQL
15 73 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
16 69 (1.05%) Oracle Database
16 69 (1.05%) RDBMS
17 67 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
18 65 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
19 62 (0.95%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 346 (5.28%) Git (software)
2 306 (4.67%) JIRA
3 153 (2.34%) Visual Studio
4 138 (2.11%) Selenium
4 138 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 131 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 91 (1.39%) Subversion
7 50 (0.76%) Cucumber
7 50 (0.76%) Eclipse
8 43 (0.66%) WebDriver
9 41 (0.63%) TeamCity
10 40 (0.61%) Maven
11 33 (0.50%) Bitbucket
12 32 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
13 29 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 27 (0.41%) JUnit
15 26 (0.40%) Gradle
16 23 (0.35%) Axure RP
17 21 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
18 19 (0.29%) git-flow
General
1 1,314 (20.06%) Finance
2 546 (8.34%) Retail
3 468 (7.15%) Marketing
4 241 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 226 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 173 (2.64%) Banking
7 121 (1.85%) Automotive
7 121 (1.85%) Electronics
8 103 (1.57%) Legal
9 99 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 79 (1.21%) Law
11 68 (1.04%) Back Office
12 57 (0.87%) Billing
13 46 (0.70%) Aerospace
14 39 (0.60%) Advertising
14 39 (0.60%) Games
15 20 (0.31%) Investment Banking
15 20 (0.31%) Publishing
16 19 (0.29%) Military
17 18 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,838 (28.06%) Analyst
2 1,135 (17.33%) Developer
3 483 (7.37%) Business Analyst
4 304 (4.64%) Architect
5 247 (3.77%) Consultant
6 236 (3.60%) Software Engineer
7 229 (3.50%) Data Analyst
8 223 (3.40%) .NET Developer
9 204 (3.11%) Support Analyst
10 195 (2.98%) Senior Developer
11 191 (2.92%) Software Developer
12 177 (2.70%) C# Developer
13 174 (2.66%) Project Manager
14 170 (2.60%) Graduate
15 152 (2.32%) IT Analyst
15 152 (2.32%) Support Engineer
16 144 (2.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 142 (2.17%) Junior
18 139 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
19 131 (2.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 584 (8.92%) .NET
2 550 (8.40%) HTML
3 423 (6.46%) CSS
4 335 (5.11%) Web Services
5 288 (4.40%) XML
6 258 (3.94%) ASP.NET
7 188 (2.87%) AngularJS
8 170 (2.60%) jQuery
9 142 (2.17%) JSON
10 126 (1.92%) REST
10 126 (1.92%) SOAP
11 125 (1.91%) HTML5
12 110 (1.68%) WCF
13 107 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 102 (1.56%) .NET Framework
15 96 (1.47%) Node.js
16 95 (1.45%) RESTful
17 89 (1.36%) Spring
18 88 (1.34%) XSLT
19 73 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 564 (8.61%) Self-Motivation
2 475 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 278 (4.24%) User Experience
4 205 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 183 (2.79%) Analytical Mindset
6 133 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 110 (1.68%) Data Structures
8 104 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 98 (1.50%) Mobile App
10 82 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
11 81 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
12 79 (1.21%) Fintech
13 67 (1.02%) Driving Licence
14 62 (0.95%) PMI
15 59 (0.90%) Internet of Things
16 57 (0.87%) Social Media
17 54 (0.82%) Life Science
18 52 (0.79%) Client/Server
19 49 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
20 44 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 775 (11.83%) Windows
2 448 (6.84%) Linux
3 333 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 197 (3.01%) Unix
5 128 (1.95%) Windows 10
6 123 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 121 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 91 (1.39%) Android
9 86 (1.31%) Windows 7
10 83 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 73 (1.11%) Apple iOS
12 54 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 33 (0.50%) Solaris
14 27 (0.41%) CentOS
15 25 (0.38%) Ubuntu
16 19 (0.29%) Windows 8
17 17 (0.26%) Windows XP
18 16 (0.24%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.23%) DC/OS
19 15 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,004 (45.86%) Problem-Solving
2 1,818 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
3 893 (13.63%) Analytics
4 846 (12.92%) ITIL
5 750 (11.45%) Project Management
6 706 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
7 540 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 516 (7.88%) Data Analysis
9 512 (7.82%) Software Engineering
10 495 (7.56%) Scrum
11 485 (7.40%) SDLC
12 466 (7.11%) Mathematics
13 442 (6.75%) Decision-Making
14 438 (6.69%) Computer Science
15 429 (6.55%) Analytical Thinking
16 421 (6.43%) Business Analysis
17 416 (6.35%) Test Automation
18 414 (6.32%) Mentoring
19 387 (5.91%) Visualisation
20 373 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,568 (23.94%) SQL
2 836 (12.76%) C#
3 692 (10.56%) Java
4 576 (8.79%) JavaScript
5 546 (8.34%) Python
6 342 (5.22%) C++
7 305 (4.66%) C
7 305 (4.66%) T-SQL
8 253 (3.86%) PowerShell
9 230 (3.51%) R
10 160 (2.44%) PHP
11 124 (1.89%) PL/SQL
12 116 (1.77%) VBA
13 82 (1.25%) Bash Shell
13 82 (1.25%) MATLAB
14 75 (1.15%) Perl
14 75 (1.15%) Ruby
15 64 (0.98%) Shell Script
16 62 (0.95%) Scala
16 62 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,399 (21.36%) Degree
2 593 (9.05%) Security Cleared
3 418 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 186 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
5 160 (2.44%) ISEB
6 151 (2.31%) DV Cleared
7 145 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 135 (2.06%) CISSP
9 133 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 126 (1.92%) ISTQB
11 123 (1.88%) PhD
12 121 (1.85%) CCNA
13 110 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
14 90 (1.37%) PMI Certification
15 77 (1.18%) MCSE
16 67 (1.02%) CCNP
17 58 (0.89%) CISM
18 51 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 48 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 46 (0.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (5.11%) QA
2 307 (4.69%) SLA
3 241 (3.68%) Data Quality
4 219 (3.34%) GDPR
5 135 (2.06%) PMO
6 81 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 58 (0.89%) PCI DSS
8 40 (0.61%) COBIT
9 24 (0.37%) HMG Infosec
9 24 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 24 (0.37%) JSP 440
10 22 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 22 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 16 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
11 16 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 14 (0.21%) BS7799
13 8 (0.12%) ISO 13485
14 7 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 6 (0.092%) Actionable Recommendations
15 6 (0.092%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 445 (6.79%) Active Directory
2 216 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (2.05%) Docker
4 108 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 70 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
6 53 (0.81%) XenApp
7 52 (0.79%) vSphere
8 43 (0.66%) XenDesktop
9 32 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
9 32 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
10 27 (0.41%) Firmware
11 21 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (0.31%) VMware NSX
13 19 (0.29%) Terminal Services
14 18 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
15 17 (0.26%) VirtualBox
16 16 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
17 14 (0.21%) Apache Flume
18 13 (0.20%) HDFS
18 13 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 124 (1.89%) SCCM
2 82 (1.25%) Kubernetes
3 62 (0.95%) Ansible
4 61 (0.93%) SCOM
5 47 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (0.69%) Puppet
7 42 (0.64%) Terraform
8 36 (0.55%) HP ALM
9 24 (0.37%) WSUS
10 22 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
10 22 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 19 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
11 19 (0.29%) SELinux
12 18 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
12 18 (0.27%) Packer
13 17 (0.26%) RSA Security Analytics
13 17 (0.26%) SCVMM
13 17 (0.26%) XenMobile
14 16 (0.24%) SCDPM
15 13 (0.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1,423 (21.73%) Microsoft
2 495 (7.56%) Oracle
3 352 (5.37%) VMware
4 271 (4.14%) Tableau
5 257 (3.92%) Cisco
6 243 (3.71%) SAP
7 169 (2.58%) Google
8 160 (2.44%) HP
9 141 (2.15%) Citrix
10 113 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
11 89 (1.36%) CheckPoint
12 87 (1.33%) Juniper
13 84 (1.28%) Splunk
14 72 (1.10%) Red Hat
15 66 (1.01%) IBM
15 66 (1.01%) McAfee
16 62 (0.95%) ServiceNow
17 59 (0.90%) Avaya
18 57 (0.87%) Adobe
18 57 (0.87%) Meraki