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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Mindset in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Mindset over the 6 months to 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Mindset
UK
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 668 627 608
Rank change year-on-year -41 -19 +236
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Mindset 685 404 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.87% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 214 238 120
10th Percentile £24,650 £28,065 £28,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £35,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £81,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%

Analytical Mindset is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 79,429 46,505 23,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 46.63% 40.79% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 34,137 28,215 18,971
10th Percentile £34,335 £32,500 £32,148
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Analytical Mindset
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Analytical Mindset as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Mindset in the UK

Analytical Mindset
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analytical Mindset.

Salary trend for Analytical Mindset in the UK

Analytical Mindset
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytical Mindset over the 6 months to 9 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Analytical Mindset in the UK

Analytical Mindset
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Mindset within the UK over the 6 months to 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -45 611 £50,000 +11.11% 59
London -27 387 £59,250 +18.50% 19
UK excluding London -57 248 £42,500 -5.56% 46
Work from Home -87 248 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Midlands -34 62 £49,000 +8.89% 11
North of England -67 55 £45,000 +28.57% 13
South East -56 48 £40,000 -11.11% 8
West Midlands -56 36 £27,500 -38.89% 6
East of England -48 33 £45,000 -19.64% 2
East Midlands -4 26 £52,500 +10.53% 5
Yorkshire -36 25 £42,500 -5.56% 3
North West -55 25 £45,000 +57.02% 10
South West -40 21 £46,250 +32.14% 6
Wales -2 16 £40,000 - 4
Scotland -25 13 £40,000 -27.27% 2
North East -17 5 £46,750 +46.09%
Northern Ireland -17 1 £40,000 -5.88%

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, IT jobs citing Analytical Mindset 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 with a requirement for Analytical Mindset.

1 685 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 370 (54.01%) Social Skills
3 330 (48.18%) Problem-Solving
4 320 (46.72%) Finance
5 215 (31.39%) Analytics
6 200 (29.20%) Agile
7 179 (26.13%) SQL
8 136 (19.85%) Python
9 123 (17.96%) Decision-Making
10 122 (17.81%) Java
11 113 (16.50%) JavaScript
12 110 (16.06%) CI/CD
13 106 (15.47%) Credit Risk
14 100 (14.60%) Scrum
15 95 (13.87%) Sun
16 90 (13.14%) Computer Science
16 90 (13.14%) Scorecard
17 89 (12.99%) Due Diligence
17 89 (12.99%) German Language
18 84 (12.26%) Degree
19 78 (11.39%) Test Automation
20 77 (11.24%) AWS
20 77 (11.24%) QA
20 77 (11.24%) Coaching
20 77 (11.24%) User Experience
21 76 (11.09%) SQL Server
22 74 (10.80%) Software Engineering
23 73 (10.66%) C#
23 73 (10.66%) JIRA
24 64 (9.34%) Kanban

Analytical Mindset
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 23 (3.36%) Headless CMS
2 20 (2.92%) SAS
3 15 (2.19%) CMS
4 9 (1.31%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.88%) Drupal
5 6 (0.88%) Jupyter
6 5 (0.73%) Confluence
7 2 (0.29%) Ethereum
7 2 (0.29%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (7.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (3.36%) Chatbot
4 20 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (1.31%) Adobe After Effects
7 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.29%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.29%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) iTrent
3 1 (0.15%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 77 (11.24%) AWS
2 57 (8.32%) Azure
3 52 (7.59%) SaaS
4 37 (5.40%) Serverless
5 35 (5.11%) Slack
6 32 (4.67%) GCP
7 31 (4.53%) Power Platform
8 26 (3.80%) Microsoft 365
9 23 (3.36%) Amazon Alexa
9 23 (3.36%) npm
10 19 (2.77%) Google Analytics
11 15 (2.19%) Adobe Analytics
12 12 (1.75%) Figma
13 9 (1.31%) Azure DevOps
13 9 (1.31%) Snowflake
13 9 (1.31%) Trello
14 8 (1.17%) GitHub
14 8 (1.17%) PaaS
15 7 (1.02%) Amazon ECS
15 7 (1.02%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
2 22 (3.21%) SAN
3 17 (2.48%) Internet
4 16 (2.34%) VPN
5 9 (1.31%) Firewall
6 7 (1.02%) DNS
6 7 (1.02%) LAN
6 7 (1.02%) VoIP
6 7 (1.02%) WebEx
7 6 (0.88%) HTTP
7 6 (0.88%) SSL
8 5 (0.73%) DHCP
8 5 (0.73%) SMS
9 4 (0.58%) 3G
10 3 (0.44%) RFID
10 3 (0.44%) VLAN
11 2 (0.29%) Broadband
11 2 (0.29%) Network Security
11 2 (0.29%) SMTP
12 1 (0.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (11.09%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.86%) Tableau
3 42 (6.13%) MySQL
4 31 (4.53%) Power BI
5 27 (3.94%) Looker
6 26 (3.80%) BigQuery
7 23 (3.36%) NoSQL
8 18 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (2.19%) Big Data
10 8 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.17%) DynamoDB
10 8 (1.17%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.88%) Spark SQL
11 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.29%) MS Access
13 2 (0.29%) QlikView
13 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 73 (10.66%) JIRA
2 63 (9.20%) Git (software)
3 58 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 37 (5.40%) Postman
5 23 (3.36%) TeamCity
6 19 (2.77%) Selenium
7 18 (2.63%) Appium
7 18 (2.63%) Visual Studio
8 15 (2.19%) Gradle
8 15 (2.19%) JUnit
8 15 (2.19%) Maven
8 15 (2.19%) Mocha
8 15 (2.19%) Mockito
8 15 (2.19%) TestNG
8 15 (2.19%) webpack
9 9 (1.31%) Subversion
10 8 (1.17%) Cypress.io
11 7 (1.02%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.02%) HP UFT
12 6 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 685 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 370 (54.01%) Social Skills
3 320 (46.72%) Finance
4 89 (12.99%) German Language
5 53 (7.74%) Banking
5 53 (7.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 47 (6.86%) Marketing
7 37 (5.40%) Games
8 32 (4.67%) Public Sector
9 29 (4.23%) Advertising
10 26 (3.80%) Legal
11 23 (3.36%) Influencing Skills
12 18 (2.63%) Organisational Skills
12 18 (2.63%) Telecoms
13 17 (2.48%) Retail
14 15 (2.19%) Publishing
15 13 (1.90%) Presentation Skills
16 12 (1.75%) Law
17 8 (1.17%) Automotive
17 8 (1.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 244 (35.62%) Analyst
2 71 (10.36%) Credit Analyst
3 60 (8.76%) Developer
4 56 (8.18%) Software Engineer
5 54 (7.88%) Business Performance Analyst
5 54 (7.88%) Performance Analyst
6 38 (5.55%) QA Engineer
7 36 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
8 35 (5.11%) Business Development Analyst
8 35 (5.11%) Development Analyst
9 34 (4.96%) Support Analyst
10 32 (4.67%) Business Analyst
10 32 (4.67%) Product Manager
11 28 (4.09%) Graduate
11 28 (4.09%) Senior Manager
12 27 (3.94%) Senior Product Manager
13 26 (3.80%) Product Analyst
13 26 (3.80%) Products Support Analyst
14 24 (3.50%) Test Engineer
15 22 (3.21%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (8.91%) REST
2 56 (8.18%) XML
3 55 (8.03%) React
4 48 (7.01%) Node.js
5 47 (6.86%) .NET
6 41 (5.99%) HTML
7 38 (5.55%) jQuery
8 36 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 36 (5.26%) CSS
9 33 (4.82%) JSON
10 24 (3.50%) GraphQL
11 22 (3.21%) Spring
11 22 (3.21%) Spring Boot
12 19 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (2.63%) .NET Framework
13 18 (2.63%) Entity Framework
14 15 (2.19%) Jest
15 9 (1.31%) GatsbyJS
15 9 (1.31%) J2EE
16 8 (1.17%) MACH
Miscellaneous
1 106 (15.47%) Credit Risk
2 77 (11.24%) User Experience
3 59 (8.61%) Mobile App
4 52 (7.59%) Data Structures
5 42 (6.13%) Virtual Team
6 40 (5.84%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (4.23%) Data Centre
8 19 (2.77%) Smartphone
9 18 (2.63%) Legacy Systems
10 17 (2.48%) Driving Licence
11 16 (2.34%) Life Science
11 16 (2.34%) Management Information System
12 15 (2.19%) Social Media
13 13 (1.90%) Blockchain
14 12 (1.75%) Hedge funds
15 10 (1.46%) Cloud Native
16 9 (1.31%) Blog
17 8 (1.17%) FMCG
18 7 (1.02%) Graphic Design
18 7 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (7.59%) Android
2 47 (6.86%) Apple iOS
3 33 (4.82%) Windows
4 18 (2.63%) Linux
5 7 (1.02%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.73%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.29%) tvOS
8 2 (0.29%) Unix
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (48.18%) Problem-Solving
2 215 (31.39%) Analytics
3 200 (29.20%) Agile
4 123 (17.96%) Decision-Making
5 110 (16.06%) CI/CD
6 100 (14.60%) Scrum
7 90 (13.14%) Computer Science
7 90 (13.14%) Scorecard
8 89 (12.99%) Due Diligence
9 78 (11.39%) Test Automation
10 77 (11.24%) Coaching
11 74 (10.80%) Software Engineering
12 64 (9.34%) Data Science
12 64 (9.34%) Kanban
13 62 (9.05%) Fintech
14 61 (8.91%) Project Management
15 58 (8.47%) CRM
16 56 (8.18%) Critical Thinking
17 54 (7.88%) Machine Learning
17 54 (7.88%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 179 (26.13%) SQL
2 136 (19.85%) Python
3 122 (17.81%) Java
4 113 (16.50%) JavaScript
5 73 (10.66%) C#
6 53 (7.74%) TypeScript
7 24 (3.50%) C++
8 23 (3.36%) ES6
9 13 (1.90%) C
10 9 (1.31%) VBA
11 8 (1.17%) Ruby
12 7 (1.02%) MATLAB
13 6 (0.88%) PHP
14 5 (0.73%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.73%) R
15 4 (0.58%) Go
15 4 (0.58%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.44%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.44%) Bash
16 3 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 84 (12.26%) Degree
2 33 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (3.21%) A+ Certification
4 22 (3.21%) CCNA
4 22 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (3.21%) MCSE
4 22 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (3.21%) Network+ Certification
5 21 (3.07%) Security Cleared
6 19 (2.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (2.77%) ISTQB
7 16 (2.34%) CCA
8 9 (1.31%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.88%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.73%) ISEB
11 5 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.73%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (11.24%) QA
2 39 (5.69%) SLA
3 22 (3.21%) Data Quality
3 22 (3.21%) PMO
4 8 (1.17%) Accessibility
4 8 (1.17%) GDPR
5 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.58%) P3O
7 3 (0.44%) CDISC
8 2 (0.29%) GAAP
8 2 (0.29%) NIST
8 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.15%) GRC
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.15%) NCSC
System Software
1 21 (3.07%) Docker
2 9 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.44%) zsh
6 2 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.17%) Terraform
2 7 (1.02%) Puppet
2 7 (1.02%) SCCM
3 6 (0.88%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.73%) Autotask
4 5 (0.73%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (0.58%) Ansible
6 3 (0.44%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.29%) Nessus
7 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 95 (13.87%) Sun
2 54 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 35 (5.11%) Palantir
4 31 (4.53%) Google
5 27 (3.94%) Adobe
6 24 (3.50%) Dell
7 16 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.19%) Tealium
9 10 (1.46%) SAP
10 8 (1.17%) Alteryx
10 8 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.17%) Oracle
11 7 (1.02%) Sitecore
11 7 (1.02%) YouTube
12 6 (0.88%) Foundry
12 6 (0.88%) Splunk
13 5 (0.73%) Ensighten
13 5 (0.73%) Sony
13 5 (0.73%) VMware
13 5 (0.73%) WorldPay