Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 29 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 2,352 5,229 6,456
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.73% 7.33% 7.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.40% 20.11% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,100 4,082 4,923
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,475 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,312 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 12,780 25,998 32,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 36.59% 36.46% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9,667 20,012 24,327
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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
North of England +5 743 £50,000 +19.60% 188
South East -5 638 £50,000 +5.26% 165
North West +13 507 £50,000 +16.28% 109
Midlands -8 370 £45,000 +5.88% 113
South West -13 256 £40,000 -5.88% 67
West Midlands -5 252 £45,000 +6.51% 67
Yorkshire -23 187 £41,500 -1.19% 53
East of England -7 178 £43,500 -3.33% 67
East Midlands -2 118 £41,500 -7.78% 46
Scotland -39 93 £46,000 -3.16% 32
Wales +5 58 £43,500 +12.99% 23
North East -10 49 £45,000 +20.00% 26
Northern Ireland +3 23 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Isle of Man -14 1 £36,500 -25.51%
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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.

1 941 (40.01%) Problem-Solving
2 667 (28.36%) SQL
3 646 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
4 505 (21.47%) Microsoft
5 464 (19.73%) Degree
6 417 (17.73%) Azure
7 385 (16.37%) Windows
8 370 (15.73%) Finance
9 346 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
10 334 (14.20%) Analytics
11 329 (13.99%) Analytical Thinking
12 323 (13.73%) JavaScript
13 319 (13.56%) C#
14 313 (13.31%) .NET
15 289 (12.29%) SQL Server
16 271 (11.52%) Python
17 268 (11.39%) HTML
18 250 (10.63%) Power Platform
19 247 (10.50%) Linux
20 237 (10.08%) Power BI
21 233 (9.91%) CSS
22 230 (9.78%) Java
23 227 (9.65%) Computer Science
24 212 (9.01%) Project Management
25 189 (8.04%) MVC
25 189 (8.04%) Scrum
26 188 (7.99%) Microsoft Office
27 179 (7.61%) Marketing
28 178 (7.57%) Software Engineering
29 177 (7.53%) User Experience

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 74 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 53 (2.25%) Confluence
3 29 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 28 (1.19%) Apache
5 23 (0.98%) CMS
6 22 (0.94%) IIS
7 17 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 16 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.60%) WordPress
10 13 (0.55%) SAS
11 8 (0.34%) Drupal
12 7 (0.30%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.30%) Sitefinity
13 6 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.26%) ArcGIS
13 6 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.26%) Site Server
14 5 (0.21%) nginx
14 5 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 188 (7.99%) Microsoft Office
2 165 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
7 13 (0.55%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.43%) Simulink
9 7 (0.30%) Sketch
10 6 (0.26%) InVision
11 4 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.17%) Windchill
12 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.085%) Adobe XD
13 2 (0.085%) Figma
13 2 (0.085%) Marvel
13 2 (0.085%) Snagit
13 2 (0.085%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 9 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.26%) Magento
6 5 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.21%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.17%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.13%) Maximo
8 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.13%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
8 3 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.13%) SessionCam
9 2 (0.085%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 417 (17.73%) Azure
2 250 (10.63%) Power Platform
3 162 (6.89%) AWS
4 133 (5.65%) Office 365
5 101 (4.29%) SaaS
6 41 (1.74%) GCP
7 37 (1.57%) Azure Data Factory
8 32 (1.36%) Google Analytics
9 29 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
9 29 (1.23%) PaaS
10 24 (1.02%) npm
10 24 (1.02%) Serverless
11 21 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
12 19 (0.81%) IaaS
12 19 (0.81%) PowerApps
13 18 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
15 11 (0.47%) GitHub
16 10 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
16 10 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 128 (5.44%) Firewall
2 84 (3.57%) DNS
3 54 (2.30%) VPN
4 52 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 50 (2.13%) Network Security
6 45 (1.91%) DHCP
7 42 (1.79%) VoIP
8 39 (1.66%) WAN
9 35 (1.49%) LAN
10 32 (1.36%) OSPF
11 31 (1.32%) SSL
12 29 (1.23%) Internet
12 29 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
13 28 (1.19%) BGP
14 26 (1.11%) HTTP
14 26 (1.11%) VLAN
15 22 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (0.81%) IPsec
17 17 (0.72%) BIG-IP
18 16 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 237 (10.08%) Power BI
3 134 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
4 112 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 109 (4.63%) MySQL
6 105 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 82 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 72 (3.06%) Tableau
9 63 (2.68%) Big Data
10 52 (2.21%) NoSQL
11 46 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
11 46 (1.96%) Data Lake
12 41 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 33 (1.40%) QlikView
14 29 (1.23%) MongoDB
15 25 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
15 25 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 24 (1.02%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 21 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 174 (7.40%) Git (software)
2 105 (4.46%) JIRA
3 58 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (2.00%) Selenium
5 42 (1.79%) Visual Studio
6 34 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 25 (1.06%) webpack
8 24 (1.02%) TeamCity
9 19 (0.81%) gulp
10 17 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
11 16 (0.68%) Bitbucket
11 16 (0.68%) Protractor
12 14 (0.60%) Cucumber
12 14 (0.60%) Jasmine
13 13 (0.55%) SpecFlow
14 12 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
15 11 (0.47%) git-flow
15 11 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
15 11 (0.47%) WebDriver
16 10 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 370 (15.73%) Finance
2 179 (7.61%) Marketing
3 91 (3.87%) Manufacturing
4 71 (3.02%) Retail
5 69 (2.93%) Public Sector
6 63 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 56 (2.38%) Law
8 55 (2.34%) Legal
9 35 (1.49%) Electronics
10 26 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 23 (0.98%) Aerospace
11 23 (0.98%) Banking
12 17 (0.72%) Military
13 16 (0.68%) Advertising
13 16 (0.68%) Back Office
14 15 (0.64%) Local Government
14 15 (0.64%) Publishing
15 13 (0.55%) Automotive
16 9 (0.38%) French Language
17 7 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 571 (24.28%) Developer
2 513 (21.81%) Analyst
3 117 (4.97%) Business Analyst
4 107 (4.55%) Architect
5 105 (4.46%) Software Engineer
6 104 (4.42%) Software Developer
7 98 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 80 (3.40%) Data Analyst
9 75 (3.19%) Data Engineer
10 64 (2.72%) Support Analyst
10 64 (2.72%) Web Developer
11 62 (2.64%) Consultant
11 62 (2.64%) Senior Developer
12 59 (2.51%) Graduate
13 58 (2.47%) IT Analyst
14 57 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
15 55 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
16 54 (2.30%) Full Stack Developer
17 53 (2.25%) IT Manager
18 50 (2.13%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (13.31%) .NET
2 268 (11.39%) HTML
3 233 (9.91%) CSS
4 158 (6.72%) ASP.NET
5 151 (6.42%) .NET Core
6 103 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 98 (4.17%) HTML5
8 94 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 72 (3.06%) REST
10 69 (2.93%) jQuery
11 65 (2.76%) React
12 59 (2.51%) Web Services
13 56 (2.38%) Node.js
14 55 (2.34%) .NET Framework
15 46 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 42 (1.79%) RESTful
17 37 (1.57%) XML
18 30 (1.28%) WCF
19 28 (1.19%) Sass
20 27 (1.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 177 (7.53%) User Experience
2 144 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 129 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
4 90 (3.83%) Analytical Mindset
5 87 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 64 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 47 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 32 (1.36%) Algorithms
8 32 (1.36%) Data Structures
9 28 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
10 23 (0.98%) PKI
11 22 (0.94%) Clustering
11 22 (0.94%) NHS
12 21 (0.89%) Public Cloud
12 21 (0.89%) Replication
13 19 (0.81%) EPoS
13 19 (0.81%) Virtual Team
14 17 (0.72%) Driving Licence
15 15 (0.64%) e-Learning
16 13 (0.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 385 (16.37%) Windows
2 247 (10.50%) Linux
3 109 (4.63%) Windows Server
4 81 (3.44%) Unix
5 39 (1.66%) Windows 10
6 37 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
8 23 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 21 (0.89%) Android
10 18 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (0.68%) Solaris
12 13 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
13 12 (0.51%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.34%) CentOS
14 8 (0.34%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.30%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.17%) SUSE
18 2 (0.085%) VMS
18 2 (0.085%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 941 (40.01%) Problem-Solving
2 646 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
3 346 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
4 334 (14.20%) Analytics
5 329 (13.99%) Analytical Thinking
6 227 (9.65%) Computer Science
7 212 (9.01%) Project Management
8 189 (8.04%) MVC
8 189 (8.04%) Scrum
9 178 (7.57%) Software Engineering
10 169 (7.19%) ITIL
11 158 (6.72%) Decision-Making
12 155 (6.59%) Data Analysis
12 155 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 149 (6.34%) SDLC
14 147 (6.25%) DevOps
15 142 (6.04%) Data Modelling
16 140 (5.95%) Innovative Thinking
17 134 (5.70%) Web Development
18 133 (5.65%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 667 (28.36%) SQL
2 323 (13.73%) JavaScript
3 319 (13.56%) C#
4 271 (11.52%) Python
5 230 (9.78%) Java
6 117 (4.97%) PowerShell
7 85 (3.61%) C++
8 81 (3.44%) PHP
9 75 (3.19%) T-SQL
10 59 (2.51%) C
11 47 (2.00%) R
12 46 (1.96%) Perl
13 44 (1.87%) Bash Shell
14 35 (1.49%) VBA
15 32 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 30 (1.28%) TypeScript
17 29 (1.23%) Go
18 24 (1.02%) Shell Script
18 24 (1.02%) VB.NET
19 21 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 464 (19.73%) Degree
2 125 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 121 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 106 (4.51%) SC Cleared
5 80 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (2.55%) CCNA
6 60 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (2.42%) CCNP
8 40 (1.70%) CISSP
9 35 (1.49%) MCSA
9 35 (1.49%) MCSE
10 29 (1.23%) ISEB
10 29 (1.23%) PhD
11 27 (1.15%) ISTQB
12 23 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (0.89%) DV Cleared
14 19 (0.81%) CISM
15 18 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (0.68%) Master's Degree
17 15 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (6.25%) QA
2 96 (4.08%) GDPR
3 68 (2.89%) Data Quality
4 63 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 59 (2.51%) SLA
6 22 (0.94%) NIST
7 18 (0.77%) PMO
8 13 (0.55%) GMP
8 13 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.38%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
11 7 (0.30%) GPG13
11 7 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 6 (0.26%) COBIT
12 6 (0.26%) GAMP
12 6 (0.26%) GxP
13 5 (0.21%) Good Clinical Practice
13 5 (0.21%) NCSC
13 5 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 144 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 106 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (3.87%) Docker
4 31 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (1.11%) Firmware
7 18 (0.77%) VMware NSX
8 16 (0.68%) vSphere
9 12 (0.51%) XenApp
10 9 (0.38%) BitLocker
10 9 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.21%) KVM
13 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.13%) Xen
13 3 (0.13%) zsh
14 2 (0.085%) HDFS
14 2 (0.085%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.085%) NFS
14 2 (0.085%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 54 (2.30%) Kubernetes
2 42 (1.79%) SCCM
3 25 (1.06%) Terraform
4 24 (1.02%) Ansible
5 22 (0.94%) WSUS
6 19 (0.81%) Puppet
7 14 (0.60%) SCOM
8 12 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (0.51%) ZABBIX
9 11 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (0.38%) vCenter Server
11 8 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.34%) SCOrch
12 7 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (0.26%) CSIRT
13 6 (0.26%) Data Guard
14 5 (0.21%) Graylog
14 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
14 5 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (0.17%) SELinux
Vendors
1 505 (21.47%) Microsoft
2 125 (5.31%) VMware
3 121 (5.14%) Oracle
4 84 (3.57%) Cisco
5 75 (3.19%) Google
6 64 (2.72%) SAP
7 49 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 39 (1.66%) Databricks
9 32 (1.36%) SolarWinds
10 31 (1.32%) IBM
11 27 (1.15%) Dell
12 25 (1.06%) HP
13 24 (1.02%) Adobe
13 24 (1.02%) Palo Alto
14 23 (0.98%) Veeam
15 21 (0.89%) Citrix
16 20 (0.85%) Red Hat
17 19 (0.81%) F5
18 18 (0.77%) Atlassian
18 18 (0.77%) TOWER Software