Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 26 25
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,743 6,152 7,371
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.61% 7.62% 7.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.39% 20.48% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,396 4,384 5,656
Median annual salary £45,550 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.22% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,629 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,773
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.66% +6.16%

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 9,478 30,039 34,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 35.96% 37.22% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7,388 22,021 26,718
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,675 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,807 £68,825
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +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 27 September 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 27 September 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
North of England -3 530 £49,250 +23.13% 113
South East -30 360 £50,000 +5.26% 105
Midlands +2 349 £47,000 +17.50% 99
North West +1 346 £50,000 +17.65% 76
South West 0 233 £40,000 -11.11% 62
West Midlands 0 231 £45,000 +12.50% 63
East of England -9 127 £43,500 -3.33% 58
Yorkshire -3 126 £42,000 +9.09% 27
East Midlands +7 115 £47,500 +13.77% 35
Scotland -4 80 £41,250 -8.33% 22
North East -3 58 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Wales -2 35 £41,250 +3.13% 14
Northern Ireland -1 30 £33,750 -10.00% 6
Isle of Man - 1 £36,500 - 1
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 770 (44.18%) Problem-Solving
2 529 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
3 460 (26.39%) SQL
4 440 (25.24%) Microsoft
5 362 (20.77%) Degree
6 326 (18.70%) Azure
7 322 (18.47%) Finance
8 287 (16.47%) Windows
9 253 (14.52%) Analytics
10 236 (13.54%) Python
11 233 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
12 231 (13.25%) C#
13 224 (12.85%) SQL Server
14 217 (12.45%) JavaScript
15 187 (10.73%) .NET
16 180 (10.33%) HTML
17 175 (10.04%) Linux
18 172 (9.87%) Power Platform
19 162 (9.29%) ITIL
20 155 (8.89%) Power BI
21 150 (8.61%) AWS
22 147 (8.43%) Project Management
23 145 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
24 144 (8.26%) DevOps
25 143 (8.20%) Computer Science
26 138 (7.92%) Java
27 134 (7.69%) Software Engineering
28 133 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
29 131 (7.52%) Security Cleared
30 130 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel

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 57 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.29%) Apache
3 33 (1.89%) Apache Spark
3 33 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 23 (1.32%) Confluence
4 23 (1.32%) IIS
5 20 (1.15%) SAS
6 19 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 13 (0.75%) CMS
9 9 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.40%) Jupyter
10 7 (0.40%) nginx
11 5 (0.29%) Site Server
11 5 (0.29%) Sitefinity
12 4 (0.23%) WordPress
13 3 (0.17%) Drupal
13 3 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 130 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 129 (7.40%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.40%) Sketch
8 6 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.23%) Adobe XD
10 4 (0.23%) InVision
10 4 (0.23%) Windchill
11 3 (0.17%) SPSS
11 3 (0.17%) UXPin
12 2 (0.11%) Quantrix
12 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.057%) InDesign
13 1 (0.057%) Simulink
13 1 (0.057%) Stata
Business Applications
1 24 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.40%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.23%) Eikon
7 4 (0.23%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.23%) Shopify
7 4 (0.23%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.17%) Aareon QL
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.17%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.17%) SessionCam
9 2 (0.11%) Maximo
9 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 326 (18.70%) Azure
2 172 (9.87%) Power Platform
3 150 (8.61%) AWS
4 95 (5.45%) Office 365
5 68 (3.90%) SaaS
6 41 (2.35%) GCP
7 37 (2.12%) Dynamics 365
8 23 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
8 23 (1.32%) PowerApps
9 22 (1.26%) npm
10 20 (1.15%) Google Analytics
10 20 (1.15%) Serverless
11 19 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (0.98%) Amazon S3
13 16 (0.92%) PaaS
14 14 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (0.75%) IaaS
16 11 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
17 10 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 80 (4.59%) Firewall
2 49 (2.81%) DNS
3 43 (2.47%) WAN
4 42 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 41 (2.35%) LAN
6 40 (2.29%) DHCP
7 39 (2.24%) Skype
7 39 (2.24%) VPN
8 36 (2.07%) Network Security
9 35 (2.01%) Internet
10 32 (1.84%) OSPF
11 29 (1.66%) BGP
11 29 (1.66%) SSL
12 23 (1.32%) VLAN
13 20 (1.15%) Wireless
14 19 (1.09%) HTTP
14 19 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
14 19 (1.09%) VoIP
14 19 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 155 (8.89%) Power BI
3 133 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
4 102 (5.85%) Big Data
5 84 (4.82%) MySQL
6 77 (4.42%) Data Lake
7 71 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 69 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 52 (2.98%) Relational Database
10 42 (2.41%) Hadoop
11 36 (2.07%) QlikView
12 32 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
13 27 (1.55%) MongoDB
14 24 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (1.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 21 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
16 21 (1.20%) NoSQL
16 21 (1.20%) Oracle Database
17 20 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
18 19 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 118 (6.77%) Git (software)
2 82 (4.70%) JIRA
3 59 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 56 (3.21%) Jenkins
5 31 (1.78%) Visual Studio
6 26 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 24 (1.38%) webpack
8 22 (1.26%) Bitbucket
8 22 (1.26%) Selenium
9 21 (1.20%) Subversion
10 17 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (0.57%) JUnit
12 9 (0.52%) Android Studio
12 9 (0.52%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.46%) Gradle
13 8 (0.46%) Mocha
13 8 (0.46%) Mockito
13 8 (0.46%) Protractor
13 8 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 322 (18.47%) Finance
2 120 (6.88%) Marketing
3 78 (4.48%) Retail
4 71 (4.07%) Manufacturing
5 69 (3.96%) Legal
6 67 (3.84%) Telecoms
7 55 (3.16%) Law
8 35 (2.01%) Public Sector
9 26 (1.49%) Banking
10 21 (1.20%) Electronics
11 16 (0.92%) Aerospace
12 14 (0.80%) Advertising
13 11 (0.63%) Back Office
13 11 (0.63%) Games
14 10 (0.57%) Local Government
14 10 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.52%) French Language
16 8 (0.46%) Billing
16 8 (0.46%) Military
17 6 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 404 (23.18%) Analyst
2 299 (17.15%) Developer
3 114 (6.54%) Architect
4 87 (4.99%) Business Analyst
5 76 (4.36%) Software Engineer
6 64 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
7 60 (3.44%) Data Analyst
7 60 (3.44%) Data Engineer
8 56 (3.21%) .NET Developer
8 56 (3.21%) Software Developer
9 47 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
10 46 (2.64%) Applications Support
11 44 (2.52%) Consultant
12 43 (2.47%) Support Analyst
13 41 (2.35%) Administrator
14 40 (2.29%) Full Stack Developer
15 39 (2.24%) Junior
16 38 (2.18%) IT Analyst
17 37 (2.12%) Senior Developer
18 34 (1.95%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (10.73%) .NET
2 180 (10.33%) HTML
3 117 (6.71%) CSS
4 85 (4.88%) Web Services
5 78 (4.48%) jQuery
6 74 (4.25%) AngularJS
7 66 (3.79%) ASP.NET
8 61 (3.50%) REST
9 55 (3.16%) .NET Framework
10 52 (2.98%) .NET Core
10 52 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web API
10 52 (2.98%) HTML5
11 51 (2.93%) React
12 45 (2.58%) XML
13 41 (2.35%) Node.js
14 38 (2.18%) JSON
15 29 (1.66%) WCF
16 27 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 25 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 25 (1.43%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 109 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
2 106 (6.08%) User Experience
3 105 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 87 (4.99%) Analytical Mindset
5 47 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 41 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 30 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.38%) Algorithms
8 24 (1.38%) PKI
8 24 (1.38%) Replication
9 22 (1.26%) Data Structures
10 17 (0.98%) Clustering
11 16 (0.92%) Virtual Team
12 14 (0.80%) NHS
13 13 (0.75%) Cloud Native
13 13 (0.75%) Public Cloud
14 12 (0.69%) Driving Licence
14 12 (0.69%) Renewable Energy
15 11 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
15 11 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 287 (16.47%) Windows
2 175 (10.04%) Linux
3 67 (3.84%) Windows Server
4 54 (3.10%) Unix
5 44 (2.52%) Windows 10
6 25 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 22 (1.26%) Android
7 22 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
10 15 (0.86%) Solaris
11 10 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2019
13 8 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.34%) CentOS
15 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.17%) SUSE
16 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 770 (44.18%) Problem-Solving
2 529 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (14.52%) Analytics
4 233 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
5 162 (9.29%) ITIL
6 147 (8.43%) Project Management
7 145 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 144 (8.26%) DevOps
9 143 (8.20%) Computer Science
10 134 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 123 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 117 (6.71%) Project Delivery
13 114 (6.54%) Scrum
14 105 (6.02%) Data Modelling
15 103 (5.91%) Migration
15 103 (5.91%) MVC
15 103 (5.91%) SDLC
16 102 (5.85%) Cybersecurity
16 102 (5.85%) Mentoring
17 100 (5.74%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 460 (26.39%) SQL
2 236 (13.54%) Python
3 231 (13.25%) C#
4 217 (12.45%) JavaScript
5 138 (7.92%) Java
6 110 (6.31%) PowerShell
7 85 (4.88%) C++
8 78 (4.48%) R
9 73 (4.19%) T-SQL
10 59 (3.38%) PHP
11 49 (2.81%) C
12 41 (2.35%) Perl
13 36 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 30 (1.72%) VBA
15 29 (1.66%) PL/SQL
16 26 (1.49%) TypeScript
17 22 (1.26%) VB
18 20 (1.15%) Shell Script
19 18 (1.03%) Scala
20 13 (0.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 362 (20.77%) Degree
2 131 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 96 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 85 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 59 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (2.18%) CCNA
8 33 (1.89%) CCNP
9 28 (1.61%) DV Cleared
10 27 (1.55%) CISSP
11 26 (1.49%) MCSA
12 19 (1.09%) CISM
12 19 (1.09%) ISEB
12 19 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (1.09%) MCSE
13 15 (0.86%) PhD
14 13 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 13 (0.75%) CISA
14 13 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.39%) QA
2 57 (3.27%) Data Quality
3 54 (3.10%) GDPR
4 43 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (2.18%) SLA
6 33 (1.89%) NIST
7 16 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 16 (0.92%) PMO
8 14 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.52%) COBIT
10 6 (0.34%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.29%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.23%) GPG13
13 3 (0.17%) AICPA
13 3 (0.17%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.11%) IFRS
14 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 105 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 88 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (4.99%) Docker
4 22 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (1.15%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.98%) Firmware
7 15 (0.86%) vSphere
8 10 (0.57%) XenApp
9 9 (0.52%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.40%) HDFS
11 6 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.29%) Varnish
13 4 (0.23%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.17%) zsh
15 2 (0.11%) KVM
15 2 (0.11%) NFS
15 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (2.64%) SCCM
2 37 (2.12%) Kubernetes
3 20 (1.15%) Ansible
3 20 (1.15%) Terraform
4 18 (1.03%) WSUS
5 17 (0.98%) SCOM
6 12 (0.69%) SCOrch
7 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (0.46%) Puppet
10 7 (0.40%) vCenter Server
11 6 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (0.34%) Nagios
11 6 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (0.23%) HP Fortify
13 4 (0.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 440 (25.24%) Microsoft
2 101 (5.79%) VMware
3 98 (5.62%) Oracle
4 74 (4.25%) Tableau
5 71 (4.07%) Google
6 69 (3.96%) Cisco
7 56 (3.21%) SAP
8 38 (2.18%) Databricks
9 33 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (1.49%) Teradata
11 25 (1.43%) Citrix
12 22 (1.26%) SolarWinds
12 22 (1.26%) Splunk
13 19 (1.09%) Veeam
14 18 (1.03%) ServiceNow
15 17 (0.98%) HP
15 17 (0.98%) Juniper
15 17 (0.98%) Sparx
16 16 (0.92%) Informatica
16 16 (0.92%) Red Hat