Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 26 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 3,717 6,523 7,633
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 7.43% 7.96% 7.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.15% 21.03% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,903 4,490 5,731
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £49,109 £48,500
% change year-on-year +6.91% +1.26% +7.78%

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 18,450 31,016 35,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 36.90% 37.87% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14,148 22,497 27,468
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,560 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +4 1,143 £50,000 +11.11% 52
North of England -3 883 £42,500 - 79
Midlands -4 596 £45,000 +20.00% 46
North West -4 473 £42,250 -6.11% 55
West Midlands -1 428 £43,500 +11.54% 25
South West -1 381 £40,000 -11.11% 37
East of England 0 372 £45,000 +11.11% 33
Yorkshire +15 296 £43,000 +7.50% 15
Scotland +1 199 £50,000 +15.46% 20
East Midlands -10 164 £47,500 +26.67% 20
North East 0 114 £36,500 +2.82% 9
Wales +10 111 £40,000 - 3
Northern Ireland -6 29 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Isle of Man +8 8 £33,000 -34.00%
Channel Islands -3 1 £47,500 +26.67%
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 1,714 (46.11%) Problem-Solving
2 1,084 (29.16%) SQL
3 1,078 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
4 842 (22.65%) Microsoft
5 789 (21.23%) Finance
6 744 (20.02%) Degree
7 581 (15.63%) Windows
8 540 (14.53%) SQL Server
9 518 (13.94%) Analytics
10 508 (13.67%) Business Intelligence
11 458 (12.32%) Azure
12 450 (12.11%) Python
13 430 (11.57%) Linux
14 427 (11.49%) C#
15 396 (10.65%) Project Management
16 395 (10.63%) JavaScript
17 391 (10.52%) ITIL
18 385 (10.36%) .NET
19 372 (10.01%) Java
20 325 (8.74%) Microsoft Excel
21 316 (8.50%) HTML
22 314 (8.45%) Software Engineering
23 296 (7.96%) Oracle
24 290 (7.80%) Mentoring
25 286 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
26 281 (7.56%) DevOps
27 266 (7.16%) Self-Motivation
28 263 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
29 259 (6.97%) Data Analysis
29 259 (6.97%) Retail

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
1 123 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 108 (2.91%) Confluence
3 71 (1.91%) IIS
4 68 (1.83%) Apache Spark
5 58 (1.56%) MS Exchange
5 58 (1.56%) SAS
6 56 (1.51%) Apache
7 43 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
8 29 (0.78%) CMS
8 29 (0.78%) Skype for Business
9 25 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 17 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.43%) Drupal
12 15 (0.40%) CICS
13 13 (0.35%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.27%) nginx
14 10 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 325 (8.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 242 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
3 113 (3.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 71 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 60 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
6 25 (0.67%) SPSS
7 11 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.19%) OrCAD
9 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.11%) Simulink
9 4 (0.11%) Sketch
10 3 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.081%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.081%) InVision
10 3 (0.081%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.054%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.054%) Avid Media Composer
11 2 (0.054%) Figma
11 2 (0.054%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 52 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.73%) Magento
3 24 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.56%) assyst
4 21 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
6 15 (0.40%) NetSuite
7 13 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 11 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.22%) Primavera
11 8 (0.22%) SAP ERP
11 8 (0.22%) Workday HCM
12 7 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
12 7 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
13 6 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
13 6 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
13 6 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 458 (12.32%) Azure
2 245 (6.59%) Power Platform
3 227 (6.11%) AWS
4 216 (5.81%) Office 365
5 93 (2.50%) SaaS
6 49 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
7 42 (1.13%) GCP
8 37 (1.00%) Google Analytics
9 36 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (0.67%) IaaS
10 25 (0.67%) Serverless
11 20 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
12 18 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
12 18 (0.48%) PowerApps
13 17 (0.46%) Slack
14 16 (0.43%) GitHub
14 16 (0.43%) npm
14 16 (0.43%) PaaS
15 14 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
15 14 (0.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 154 (4.14%) Firewall
2 128 (3.44%) WAN
3 120 (3.23%) LAN
4 115 (3.09%) TCP/IP
5 103 (2.77%) DNS
6 102 (2.74%) Internet
7 73 (1.96%) VPN
8 70 (1.88%) DHCP
9 55 (1.48%) Network Security
10 51 (1.37%) Wireless
11 47 (1.26%) SAN
12 45 (1.21%) BGP
13 43 (1.16%) Skype
13 43 (1.16%) VoIP
14 34 (0.91%) SSL
15 33 (0.89%) OSPF
15 33 (0.89%) VLAN
16 25 (0.67%) MPLS
17 24 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
18 23 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 255 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
3 241 (6.48%) Power BI
4 204 (5.49%) Big Data
5 177 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 164 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 139 (3.74%) MySQL
8 120 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 82 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 73 (1.96%) Data Lake
11 71 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
12 70 (1.88%) Oracle Database
13 67 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
14 60 (1.61%) QlikView
15 58 (1.56%) Hadoop
16 56 (1.51%) MongoDB
17 52 (1.40%) RDBMS
18 48 (1.29%) NoSQL
18 48 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
19 43 (1.16%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 223 (6.00%) JIRA
2 216 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 83 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 81 (2.18%) Selenium
5 80 (2.15%) Jenkins
6 73 (1.96%) Visual Studio
7 45 (1.21%) Bitbucket
8 35 (0.94%) Subversion
8 35 (0.94%) WebDriver
9 33 (0.89%) Cucumber
10 32 (0.86%) JMeter
10 32 (0.86%) SpecFlow
11 31 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 29 (0.78%) SoapUI
13 26 (0.70%) JUnit
14 24 (0.65%) Postman
15 22 (0.59%) Eclipse
15 22 (0.59%) Maven
16 18 (0.48%) TeamCity
17 17 (0.46%) ERwin
General
1 789 (21.23%) Finance
2 259 (6.97%) Retail
3 218 (5.86%) Marketing
4 148 (3.98%) Manufacturing
5 132 (3.55%) Legal
6 122 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 73 (1.96%) Law
8 71 (1.91%) Public Sector
9 64 (1.72%) Banking
10 56 (1.51%) Back Office
11 49 (1.32%) Electronics
12 42 (1.13%) Aerospace
13 38 (1.02%) Military
14 35 (0.94%) Advertising
15 32 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
16 23 (0.62%) Automotive
17 22 (0.59%) Billing
18 21 (0.56%) Games
19 14 (0.38%) Publishing
20 13 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 907 (24.40%) Analyst
2 662 (17.81%) Developer
3 236 (6.35%) Architect
4 174 (4.68%) Data Analyst
5 169 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 167 (4.49%) Software Engineer
7 149 (4.01%) Consultant
8 145 (3.90%) Software Developer
9 115 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
10 110 (2.96%) Senior Developer
11 104 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
12 103 (2.77%) Project Manager
13 94 (2.53%) .NET Developer
14 88 (2.37%) Administrator
15 84 (2.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 83 (2.23%) Support Analyst
17 77 (2.07%) Data Engineer
18 75 (2.02%) Support Engineer
19 72 (1.94%) Junior
20 69 (1.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (10.36%) .NET
2 316 (8.50%) HTML
3 216 (5.81%) CSS
4 209 (5.62%) Web Services
5 159 (4.28%) AngularJS
6 123 (3.31%) XML
7 120 (3.23%) jQuery
8 115 (3.09%) REST
9 107 (2.88%) ASP.NET
10 102 (2.74%) .NET Framework
11 69 (1.86%) HTML5
12 68 (1.83%) React
13 66 (1.78%) SOAP
14 65 (1.75%) RESTful
15 62 (1.67%) JSON
16 58 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 52 (1.40%) Spring
18 50 (1.35%) Node.js
19 47 (1.26%) Middleware
20 43 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 266 (7.16%) Self-Motivation
2 240 (6.46%) Management Information System
3 174 (4.68%) User Experience
4 92 (2.48%) Analytical Mindset
5 81 (2.18%) Mobile App
6 77 (2.07%) Data Structures
7 70 (1.88%) Algorithms
8 69 (1.86%) Data Centre
9 59 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 56 (1.51%) Driving Licence
11 48 (1.29%) Mainframe
12 39 (1.05%) Replication
13 34 (0.91%) Virtual Team
14 28 (0.75%) PMI
15 25 (0.67%) Clustering
16 24 (0.65%) Client/Server
16 24 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
17 22 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
18 21 (0.56%) Public Cloud
19 20 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 581 (15.63%) Windows
2 430 (11.57%) Linux
3 178 (4.79%) Windows Server
4 141 (3.79%) Unix
5 94 (2.53%) Windows 10
6 53 (1.43%) Android
7 50 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 46 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (1.10%) Apple iOS
10 35 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (0.67%) CentOS
12 24 (0.65%) Ubuntu
13 18 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
14 15 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.38%) Solaris
16 13 (0.35%) AIX
16 13 (0.35%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,714 (46.11%) Problem-Solving
2 1,078 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
3 518 (13.94%) Analytics
4 508 (13.67%) Business Intelligence
5 396 (10.65%) Project Management
6 391 (10.52%) ITIL
7 314 (8.45%) Software Engineering
8 290 (7.80%) Mentoring
9 286 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
10 281 (7.56%) DevOps
11 263 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 259 (6.97%) Data Analysis
13 258 (6.94%) SDLC
14 254 (6.83%) Scrum
15 252 (6.78%) Computer Science
16 240 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 231 (6.21%) Decision-Making
18 209 (5.62%) ETL
19 208 (5.60%) Migration
20 203 (5.46%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,084 (29.16%) SQL
2 450 (12.11%) Python
3 427 (11.49%) C#
4 395 (10.63%) JavaScript
5 372 (10.01%) Java
6 200 (5.38%) C
7 184 (4.95%) T-SQL
8 174 (4.68%) C++
9 155 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 119 (3.20%) PHP
11 117 (3.15%) PL/SQL
12 109 (2.93%) R
13 82 (2.21%) VBA
14 61 (1.64%) Bash Shell
15 54 (1.45%) Shell Script
16 51 (1.37%) VB
17 49 (1.32%) VB.NET
18 47 (1.26%) TypeScript
19 35 (0.94%) Scala
20 30 (0.81%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 744 (20.02%) Degree
2 231 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 145 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 88 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
5 86 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 67 (1.80%) CISSP
7 63 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 61 (1.64%) CCNA
9 54 (1.45%) PMI Certification
10 50 (1.35%) DV Cleared
11 49 (1.32%) CISM
11 49 (1.32%) ISTQB
11 49 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
12 44 (1.18%) MCSE
13 41 (1.10%) CCNP
13 41 (1.10%) Master's Degree
14 30 (0.81%) ISEB
15 29 (0.78%) PMP
16 28 (0.75%) PhD
17 27 (0.73%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (5.73%) QA
2 125 (3.36%) SLA
3 100 (2.69%) Data Quality
4 62 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (1.13%) PMO
6 38 (1.02%) NIST
7 37 (1.00%) GDPR
8 20 (0.54%) COBIT
9 17 (0.46%) PCI DSS
10 15 (0.40%) GxP
10 15 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 12 (0.32%) GAAP
12 10 (0.27%) ISO 22301
13 9 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 7 (0.19%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.13%) AICPA
16 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
16 4 (0.11%) ISO 14001
17 3 (0.081%) 21 CFR Part 11
17 3 (0.081%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 243 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 156 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (2.93%) Docker
4 62 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 56 (1.51%) vSphere
6 54 (1.45%) Hyper-V
7 27 (0.73%) Firmware
8 19 (0.51%) XenApp
9 17 (0.46%) Apache Flume
9 17 (0.46%) BitLocker
10 12 (0.32%) KVM
11 11 (0.30%) NFS
11 11 (0.30%) Xen
12 9 (0.24%) Samba
12 9 (0.24%) VirtualBox
13 8 (0.22%) Kamailio
13 8 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (0.19%) HDFS
14 7 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 74 (1.99%) SCCM
2 42 (1.13%) Kubernetes
3 41 (1.10%) Ansible
4 21 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 21 (0.56%) vCenter Server
5 20 (0.54%) Puppet
6 17 (0.46%) Oozie
6 17 (0.46%) SCOM
7 15 (0.40%) Kibana
7 15 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
8 14 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (0.38%) Terraform
9 13 (0.35%) HP ALM
9 13 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (0.32%) Nagios
10 12 (0.32%) Tivoli
11 11 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (0.27%) logstash
12 10 (0.27%) SELinux
12 10 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 842 (22.65%) Microsoft
2 296 (7.96%) Oracle
3 190 (5.11%) VMware
4 165 (4.44%) Tableau
5 136 (3.66%) Cisco
6 124 (3.34%) SAP
7 87 (2.34%) Google
8 81 (2.18%) HP
9 79 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
10 64 (1.72%) IBM
11 57 (1.53%) Citrix
11 57 (1.53%) Red Hat
12 56 (1.51%) Juniper
13 45 (1.21%) Dell
14 40 (1.08%) Atlassian
15 39 (1.05%) Sage
16 33 (0.89%) Automation Anywhere
16 33 (0.89%) Blue Prism
16 33 (0.89%) Teradata
16 33 (0.89%) UiPath