Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Mindset
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 530 819 728
Rank change year-on-year +289 -91 +146
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Mindset 158 253 468
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.47% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 105 209 346
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £73,600 £80,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

Analytical Mindset 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18,957 53,596 65,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.11% 38.91% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15,268 40,581 49,852
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £85,225
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

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 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Analytical Mindset in the UK

Analytical Mindset
Top 16 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 29 October 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
England +273 146 £45,000 - 25
UK excluding London +276 99 £37,500 - 17
London +223 57 £57,500 +4.55% 13
Midlands +145 26 £60,000 +84.62% 3
North of England +156 25 £35,000 +11.11% 5
East Midlands +94 17 £73,000 +144.35%
East of England +129 14 £43,500 -13.00% 2
South West +116 14 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Yorkshire +116 11 £32,500 +6.56% 3
North West +133 10 £47,500 +50.44% 2
Scotland +102 10 £36,000 -7.10% 1
South East +194 9 £35,000 +1.45% 1
West Midlands +115 9 £60,000 +70.21% 3
Work from Home +23 9 £35,000 +9.38% 4
North East +25 4 £33,750 +2.27%
Northern Ireland +17 1 £42,500 +13.33% 2

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (43.04%) Degree
3 52 (32.91%) SQL
4 41 (25.95%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (23.42%) Finance
6 33 (20.89%) Computer Science
7 32 (20.25%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (17.09%) Python
10 26 (16.46%) Computer Science Degree
11 25 (15.82%) Analytics
11 25 (15.82%) Microsoft
12 22 (13.92%) Power BI
12 22 (13.92%) Power Platform
13 21 (13.29%) Azure
14 19 (12.03%) AWS
15 17 (10.76%) Machine Learning
15 17 (10.76%) Law
15 17 (10.76%) Mathematics
16 16 (10.13%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (10.13%) C++
16 16 (10.13%) Tableau
16 16 (10.13%) Shopify
17 15 (9.49%) Office 365
17 15 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (9.49%) Google
18 14 (8.86%) Billing
18 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
18 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
18 14 (8.86%) ERP

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 6 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.16%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.53%) Mendix
4 3 (1.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) Simulink
5 1 (0.63%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 16 (10.13%) Shopify
2 4 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.27%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.92%) Power Platform
2 21 (13.29%) Azure
3 19 (12.03%) AWS
4 15 (9.49%) Office 365
5 5 (3.16%) SaaS
6 4 (2.53%) Force.com
6 4 (2.53%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.90%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.90%) GCP
7 3 (1.90%) Logic Apps
7 3 (1.90%) PaaS
8 2 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.27%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.27%) Azure Stack
8 2 (1.27%) Serverless
8 2 (1.27%) WhatsApp
9 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.63%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) Firewall
2 4 (2.53%) DNS
2 4 (2.53%) Intranet
3 3 (1.90%) Network Security
3 3 (1.90%) VoIP
4 2 (1.27%) HTTP
4 2 (1.27%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.27%) IPv4
4 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.27%) Wireless
5 1 (0.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.92%) Power BI
2 16 (10.13%) Tableau
3 15 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (8.86%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.43%) Big Data
6 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.80%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.53%) MySQL
9 3 (1.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.27%) Amazon QuickSight
10 2 (1.27%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.27%) Looker
10 2 (1.27%) QlikView
10 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.16%) ERwin
3 5 (3.16%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.53%) CA Release Automation
4 4 (2.53%) JIRA
4 4 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.27%) Appium
5 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.63%) Log4Net
6 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.63%) Snyk
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (23.42%) Finance
2 17 (10.76%) Law
3 14 (8.86%) Billing
4 12 (7.59%) Marketing
5 9 (5.70%) Aerospace
6 7 (4.43%) Banking
7 6 (3.80%) Retail
7 6 (3.80%) Telecoms
8 5 (3.16%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.53%) Legal
10 2 (1.27%) Advertising
10 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.27%) Local Government
10 2 (1.27%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.63%) Electronics
11 1 (0.63%) Front Office
11 1 (0.63%) iGaming
11 1 (0.63%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 45 (28.48%) Analyst
2 30 (18.99%) Developer
3 15 (9.49%) Business Analyst
4 13 (8.23%) Administrator
5 12 (7.59%) Salesforce Administrator
6 11 (6.96%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (6.96%) Technical Business Analyst
7 8 (5.06%) Architect
7 8 (5.06%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.43%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.43%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (4.43%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (3.80%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.80%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.16%) Data Manager
10 5 (3.16%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.16%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.16%) CSS
1 5 (3.16%) HTML
2 4 (2.53%) .NET
2 4 (2.53%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.53%) Visualforce
3 3 (1.90%) JSON
3 3 (1.90%) NumPy
3 3 (1.90%) OpenCV
3 3 (1.90%) PyTorch
3 3 (1.90%) scikit-learn
3 3 (1.90%) SciPy
3 3 (1.90%) TensorFlow
3 3 (1.90%) XML
4 2 (1.27%) REST
4 2 (1.27%) WebRTC
5 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.63%) LINQ
5 1 (0.63%) RESTful
5 1 (0.63%) WCF
5 1 (0.63%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 158 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.16%) Renewable Energy
3 4 (2.53%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.90%) Clustering
4 3 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.90%) User Experience
5 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.27%) Derivative
5 2 (1.27%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.27%) NHS
5 2 (1.27%) PMI
5 2 (1.27%) Social Media
5 2 (1.27%) Swaptions
6 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.70%) Linux
2 6 (3.80%) Android
3 5 (3.16%) Windows
3 5 (3.16%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.53%) Unix
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.95%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (20.89%) Computer Science
3 32 (20.25%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (15.82%) Analytics
6 17 (10.76%) Machine Learning
6 17 (10.76%) Mathematics
7 14 (8.86%) ERP
7 14 (8.86%) Visualisation
8 13 (8.23%) DevOps
8 13 (8.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (7.59%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 12 (7.59%) CRM
9 12 (7.59%) Microservices
9 12 (7.59%) Software Engineering
9 12 (7.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (7.59%) Workflow
10 11 (6.96%) Data Modelling
10 11 (6.96%) Scrum
10 11 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.91%) SQL
2 27 (17.09%) Python
3 16 (10.13%) C++
4 8 (5.06%) Java
5 7 (4.43%) R
6 6 (3.80%) C#
6 6 (3.80%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.16%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.53%) Apex Code
8 4 (2.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (2.53%) SOQL
9 3 (1.90%) C
10 2 (1.27%) Fortran
10 2 (1.27%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.27%) VBA
11 1 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 68 (43.04%) Degree
2 26 (16.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.43%) PhD
4 7 (4.43%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.53%) CISSP
6 3 (1.90%) CCNP
6 3 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.90%) CSPO
7 2 (1.27%) HNC
7 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.63%) ACCA
8 1 (0.63%) CIMA
8 1 (0.63%) CISM
8 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) QA
2 7 (4.43%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) EMIR
4 1 (0.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.63%) MiFID
4 1 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) SCCM
2 2 (1.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.63%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.63%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.13%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (9.49%) Google
4 12 (7.59%) ServiceNow
5 9 (5.70%) Guidewire
5 9 (5.70%) SAP
6 6 (3.80%) Citrix
6 6 (3.80%) Oracle
7 4 (2.53%) Pardot
8 3 (1.90%) Cisco
8 3 (1.90%) Databricks
8 3 (1.90%) Screaming Frog
9 2 (1.27%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.27%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.27%) Informatica
9 2 (1.27%) VMware
10 1 (0.63%) Facebook
10 1 (0.63%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.63%) Nintex
10 1 (0.63%) Twitter