Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 26 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 6,284 7,421 7,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 7.70% 7.84% 7.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.60% 21.20% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,313 5,562 5,757
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK 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 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 30,509 35,010 35,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 37.38% 36.99% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 22,331 26,909 28,164
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 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,807 £68,750 £65,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 1,789 £47,500 +5.56% 283
North of England +5 1,588 £40,000 - 291
North West +8 1,000 £42,500 - 154
Midlands +2 944 £40,000 - 184
South West -3 783 £45,000 +5.88% 176
East of England -1 685 £45,000 -3.23% 126
West Midlands 0 642 £40,000 - 111
Yorkshire -15 459 £40,000 - 107
Scotland -4 343 £45,000 - 99
East Midlands +7 299 £40,000 -5.88% 72
North East +10 129 £37,500 -1.99% 30
Wales -20 101 £42,500 +13.33% 29
Northern Ireland -2 55 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Channel Islands +4 1 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2,856 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
2 1,826 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
3 1,628 (25.91%) SQL
4 1,460 (23.23%) Microsoft
5 1,274 (20.27%) Finance
6 1,261 (20.07%) Degree
7 846 (13.46%) SQL Server
8 832 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
9 743 (11.82%) Analytics
10 730 (11.62%) C#
11 696 (11.08%) ITIL
12 685 (10.90%) Windows
13 644 (10.25%) Python
14 636 (10.12%) Azure
15 635 (10.11%) Linux
16 627 (9.98%) Java
17 625 (9.95%) Project Management
18 622 (9.90%) .NET
19 595 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
20 580 (9.23%) Retail
21 554 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
22 531 (8.45%) JavaScript
23 521 (8.29%) Decision-Making
24 519 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
25 507 (8.07%) Management Information System
26 465 (7.40%) Scrum
27 461 (7.34%) Analytical Thinking
28 452 (7.19%) HTML
29 444 (7.07%) Mathematics
30 440 (7.00%) AWS

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
1 200 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 159 (2.53%) Apache Spark
3 112 (1.78%) IIS
4 96 (1.53%) SAS
5 90 (1.43%) Confluence
6 76 (1.21%) MS Exchange
7 60 (0.95%) CMS
8 57 (0.91%) Apache
9 40 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 37 (0.59%) Skype for Business
11 32 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 32 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 29 (0.46%) nginx
13 28 (0.45%) CICS
14 19 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (0.25%) Apache Pig
15 16 (0.25%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.25%) WordPress
16 15 (0.24%) JBoss
17 13 (0.21%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 595 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 519 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
3 202 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 92 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 58 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 57 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 26 (0.41%) Chatbot
8 22 (0.35%) SPSS
9 14 (0.22%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.14%) Sketch
11 8 (0.13%) Figma
11 8 (0.13%) RoboHelp
12 7 (0.11%) Gephi
13 5 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.064%) InDesign
14 4 (0.064%) InVision
14 4 (0.064%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 4 (0.064%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 94 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 14 (0.22%) NetSuite
5 14 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 13 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 13 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 12 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
8 11 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 11 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
9 10 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
10 9 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 7 (0.11%) Magento
11 7 (0.11%) OPENHousing
11 7 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 636 (10.12%) Azure
2 440 (7.00%) AWS
3 389 (6.19%) Power Platform
4 261 (4.15%) Office 365
5 199 (3.17%) SaaS
6 107 (1.70%) GCP
7 103 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
8 67 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
9 61 (0.97%) Google Analytics
10 52 (0.83%) PaaS
11 46 (0.73%) IaaS
12 31 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
13 28 (0.45%) Amazon S3
14 21 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
15 20 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
15 20 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
16 18 (0.29%) AdWords
17 17 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
17 17 (0.27%) npm
18 16 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 265 (4.22%) Firewall
2 198 (3.15%) DNS
3 189 (3.01%) LAN
4 178 (2.83%) WAN
5 167 (2.66%) Internet
6 165 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 160 (2.55%) Network Security
8 142 (2.26%) DHCP
9 113 (1.80%) VPN
10 105 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
11 100 (1.59%) Wireless
12 77 (1.23%) Broadband
12 77 (1.23%) SAN
13 75 (1.19%) VoIP
14 56 (0.89%) OSPF
15 54 (0.86%) VLAN
16 53 (0.84%) BGP
17 52 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
18 49 (0.78%) HTTP
19 47 (0.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 846 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 381 (6.06%) Power BI
3 380 (6.05%) Data Warehouse
4 304 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 279 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 273 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 229 (3.64%) Big Data
8 164 (2.61%) Hadoop
9 161 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 141 (2.24%) MySQL
11 91 (1.45%) MongoDB
12 89 (1.42%) QlikView
13 83 (1.32%) NoSQL
14 79 (1.26%) Apache Hive
15 73 (1.16%) Data Mining
16 69 (1.10%) DB2
17 64 (1.02%) Data Lake
18 59 (0.94%) RDBMS
19 57 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
20 55 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 347 (5.52%) Git (software)
2 255 (4.06%) JIRA
3 155 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 133 (2.12%) Visual Studio
5 115 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 102 (1.62%) Selenium
7 67 (1.07%) Bitbucket
8 55 (0.88%) Maven
9 49 (0.78%) JUnit
10 46 (0.73%) WebDriver
11 44 (0.70%) Cucumber
11 44 (0.70%) MSI
12 40 (0.64%) git-flow
13 38 (0.60%) TeamCity
14 35 (0.56%) Bitbucket Server
15 31 (0.49%) Subversion
16 27 (0.43%) Eclipse
17 26 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 23 (0.37%) Hudson
18 23 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1,274 (20.27%) Finance
2 580 (9.23%) Retail
3 391 (6.22%) Marketing
4 275 (4.38%) Public Sector
5 268 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 261 (4.15%) Telecoms
7 249 (3.96%) Banking
8 102 (1.62%) Electronics
9 93 (1.48%) Legal
10 85 (1.35%) Aerospace
11 83 (1.32%) Law
12 81 (1.29%) Automotive
13 68 (1.08%) Billing
14 67 (1.07%) Games
15 60 (0.95%) Publishing
16 49 (0.78%) Advertising
17 42 (0.67%) Back Office
17 42 (0.67%) Military
18 33 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
19 32 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,534 (24.41%) Analyst
2 1,121 (17.84%) Developer
3 403 (6.41%) Business Analyst
4 360 (5.73%) Architect
5 257 (4.09%) Consultant
6 241 (3.84%) Data Analyst
7 208 (3.31%) Software Engineer
8 198 (3.15%) Graduate
9 189 (3.01%) .NET Developer
10 180 (2.86%) Support Analyst
11 170 (2.71%) Senior Developer
12 166 (2.64%) Senior Analyst
13 163 (2.59%) Project Manager
14 156 (2.48%) Junior
15 147 (2.34%) Software Developer
16 142 (2.26%) C# Developer
17 140 (2.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 133 (2.12%) Applications Support
19 128 (2.04%) Support Engineer
20 127 (2.02%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 622 (9.90%) .NET
2 452 (7.19%) HTML
3 342 (5.44%) CSS
4 321 (5.11%) Web Services
5 234 (3.72%) ASP.NET
6 223 (3.55%) XML
7 187 (2.98%) AngularJS
8 157 (2.50%) jQuery
9 108 (1.72%) SOAP
10 105 (1.67%) Spring
11 103 (1.64%) JSON
11 103 (1.64%) Node.js
12 102 (1.62%) .NET Framework
13 89 (1.42%) REST
14 83 (1.32%) HTML5
14 83 (1.32%) WCF
15 80 (1.27%) React
16 78 (1.24%) Elastic Stack
16 78 (1.24%) XSLT
17 76 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 554 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
2 507 (8.07%) Management Information System
3 280 (4.46%) User Experience
4 179 (2.85%) Analytical Mindset
5 164 (2.61%) Algorithms
6 155 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 121 (1.93%) Smartphone
8 99 (1.58%) Mobile App
9 91 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
10 81 (1.29%) Data Structures
11 71 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
12 62 (0.99%) Public Cloud
13 59 (0.94%) PKI
14 55 (0.88%) Social Media
15 54 (0.86%) Life Science
16 53 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
17 52 (0.83%) Driving Licence
18 50 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
19 45 (0.72%) Client/Server
20 44 (0.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 685 (10.90%) Windows
2 635 (10.11%) Linux
3 276 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 227 (3.61%) Unix
5 134 (2.13%) Android
6 132 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 100 (1.59%) Windows 10
8 92 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (1.07%) Apple iOS
10 55 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 53 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (0.64%) Tizen
13 38 (0.60%) CentOS
14 27 (0.43%) AIX
15 25 (0.40%) Solaris
16 23 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (0.30%) HPUX
18 18 (0.29%) MVS
18 18 (0.29%) Ubuntu
19 17 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,856 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
2 1,826 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
3 832 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
4 743 (11.82%) Analytics
5 696 (11.08%) ITIL
6 625 (9.95%) Project Management
7 521 (8.29%) Decision-Making
8 465 (7.40%) Scrum
9 461 (7.34%) Analytical Thinking
10 444 (7.07%) Mathematics
11 438 (6.97%) Data Analysis
12 417 (6.64%) SDLC
13 415 (6.60%) Computer Science
14 405 (6.44%) Software Engineering
15 394 (6.27%) Visualisation
16 377 (6.00%) ETL
17 376 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
18 372 (5.92%) Test Automation
19 365 (5.81%) DevOps
20 364 (5.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,628 (25.91%) SQL
2 730 (11.62%) C#
3 644 (10.25%) Python
4 627 (9.98%) Java
5 531 (8.45%) JavaScript
6 392 (6.24%) C
7 328 (5.22%) T-SQL
8 324 (5.16%) C++
9 287 (4.57%) PowerShell
10 284 (4.52%) R
11 117 (1.86%) Bash Shell
12 114 (1.81%) PHP
13 112 (1.78%) VBA
14 104 (1.65%) PL/SQL
15 92 (1.46%) Scala
16 86 (1.37%) VB.NET
17 82 (1.30%) Perl
18 76 (1.21%) Ruby
19 71 (1.13%) TypeScript
20 63 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,261 (20.07%) Degree
2 439 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 288 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 171 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
5 146 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 131 (2.08%) CCNA
7 120 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 102 (1.62%) ISTQB
9 98 (1.56%) DV Cleared
10 84 (1.34%) CCNP
11 74 (1.18%) ISEB
12 73 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
13 70 (1.11%) MCSA
14 69 (1.10%) CISSP
15 62 (0.99%) PMI Certification
16 58 (0.92%) Postgraduate
17 55 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
18 54 (0.86%) MCSE
19 53 (0.84%) CISM
20 47 (0.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 321 (5.11%) QA
2 258 (4.11%) SLA
3 179 (2.85%) Data Quality
4 178 (2.83%) GDPR
5 134 (2.13%) PMO
6 127 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 47 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 46 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 41 (0.65%) HMG Infosec
9 41 (0.65%) JSP 440
10 32 (0.51%) COBIT
11 31 (0.49%) PCI DSS
12 27 (0.43%) NIST
13 22 (0.35%) ISO 9001
14 15 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
15 14 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
15 14 (0.22%) ISO 22301
15 14 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 11 (0.18%) IFRS
16 11 (0.18%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 369 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 185 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (2.69%) Docker
4 86 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 56 (0.89%) vSphere
6 50 (0.80%) Apache Flume
7 45 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 40 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (0.59%) XenApp
10 31 (0.49%) VMware NSX
11 29 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (0.30%) vCloud
13 16 (0.25%) Firmware
14 15 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
15 12 (0.19%) pfSense
16 11 (0.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
16 11 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
17 9 (0.14%) XenDesktop
18 8 (0.13%) Terminal Services
19 6 (0.095%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 140 (2.23%) Kubernetes
2 113 (1.80%) SCCM
3 65 (1.03%) Ansible
4 54 (0.86%) SCOM
5 51 (0.81%) Terraform
6 43 (0.68%) Oozie
7 38 (0.60%) Nagios
8 36 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
9 35 (0.56%) Puppet
10 30 (0.48%) WSUS
11 29 (0.46%) IBM BigFix
12 27 (0.43%) Prometheus
13 25 (0.40%) Kibana
14 24 (0.38%) HP ALM
14 24 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
15 18 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
16 17 (0.27%) Nessus
17 16 (0.25%) logstash
18 13 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
19 12 (0.19%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1,460 (23.23%) Microsoft
2 422 (6.72%) Oracle
3 311 (4.95%) VMware
4 279 (4.44%) Cisco
5 269 (4.28%) SAP
6 248 (3.95%) Tableau
7 212 (3.37%) Google
8 127 (2.02%) Citrix
9 123 (1.96%) IBM
10 117 (1.86%) HP
10 117 (1.86%) Splunk
11 92 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
12 88 (1.40%) Juniper
13 67 (1.07%) Adobe
14 66 (1.05%) Informatica
15 56 (0.89%) Apple
15 56 (0.89%) Dell
16 55 (0.88%) Aruba
17 49 (0.78%) Teradata
18 46 (0.73%) Red Hat