Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Mindset
UK
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 767 852 882
Rank change year-on-year +85 +30 +8
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Mindset 397 370 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.50% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 305 272 284
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £19,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £86,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £33,625 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.09% -10.33% +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 66,677 73,313 72,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.86% 41.14% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 51,181 55,490 59,628
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.63%

Analytical Mindset
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Mindset in the UK

Analytical Mindset
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytical Mindset.

Salary trend for Analytical Mindset in the UK

Analytical Mindset
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Mindset over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Analytical Mindset in the UK

Analytical Mindset
Top 15 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 17 December 2018. 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 +62 365 £49,558 +7.15% 60
London +70 203 £57,500 +4.55% 23
UK excluding London +52 191 £35,000 +4.09% 40
North of England +24 42 £35,000 +27.27% 13
South East +34 41 £35,000 +2.19% 10
East of England +21 33 £35,000 -6.67% 5
Midlands +15 30 £48,750 +74.11% 7
West Midlands +49 29 £47,500 +15.15% 2
North West +22 23 £37,500 -25.00% 8
South West +26 16 £40,000 +15.60% 2
Yorkshire +28 15 £32,125 +49.42% 4
Wales - 15 £37,500 - 3
Scotland 0 14 £30,000 -15.79%
North East +8 4 £26,750 -26.71% 1
East Midlands +3 1 £60,000 +200.00% 5

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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.

1 397 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (38.29%) Problem-Solving
3 142 (35.77%) Finance
4 128 (32.24%) SQL
5 101 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (24.94%) Degree
7 81 (20.40%) Microsoft
8 79 (19.90%) Analytics
9 74 (18.64%) Computer Science
10 55 (13.85%) Java
11 53 (13.35%) SQL Server
12 51 (12.85%) Python
13 50 (12.59%) Mathematics
14 48 (12.09%) C#
15 47 (11.84%) Software Engineering
16 46 (11.59%) .NET
17 43 (10.83%) Microsoft Excel
18 41 (10.33%) JavaScript
19 39 (9.82%) OO
20 38 (9.57%) HTML
21 37 (9.32%) Relational Database
22 34 (8.56%) Scrum
23 33 (8.31%) Low Latency
24 32 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
25 31 (7.81%) Marketing
25 31 (7.81%) Physics
26 30 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 29 (7.30%) Retail
27 29 (7.30%) Decision-Making
28 28 (7.05%) Data Science

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 19 (4.79%) SAS
2 10 (2.52%) IIS
3 9 (2.27%) Apache
4 5 (1.26%) CMS
4 5 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.25%) concrete5
7 1 (0.25%) Confluence
7 1 (0.25%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (10.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (4.79%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.26%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.76%) BPCS
3 3 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.50%) Advent Geneva
4 2 (0.50%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Sage 500
5 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.53%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (2.52%) SaaS
5 8 (2.02%) Office 365
6 5 (1.26%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.76%) Trello
8 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.76%) LAN
2 7 (1.76%) VPN
2 7 (1.76%) WAN
3 6 (1.51%) Network Security
3 6 (1.51%) VLAN
3 6 (1.51%) Wireshark
4 5 (1.26%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.76%) DNS
6 2 (0.50%) DHCP
6 2 (0.50%) Intranet
7 1 (0.25%) AMQP
7 1 (0.25%) CTI
7 1 (0.25%) Firewall
7 1 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.35%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.32%) Relational Database
3 30 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (6.30%) RDBMS
5 24 (6.05%) MySQL
6 16 (4.03%) Big Data
6 16 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.52%) Power BI
9 9 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (2.27%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.76%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.76%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.76%) MS Access
11 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (3.27%) Selenium
2 10 (2.52%) JIRA
3 7 (1.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.76%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.51%) Metasploit
5 4 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.01%) Maven
5 4 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.76%) Ant
6 3 (0.76%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.76%) git-flow
6 3 (0.76%) MSI
6 3 (0.76%) Pylint
7 2 (0.50%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.25%) gulp
8 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.25%) webpack
General
1 142 (35.77%) Finance
2 31 (7.81%) Marketing
3 29 (7.30%) Retail
4 25 (6.30%) Manufacturing
5 24 (6.05%) Banking
5 24 (6.05%) Front Office
6 17 (4.28%) Investment Banking
7 15 (3.78%) Games
8 13 (3.27%) Advertising
8 13 (3.27%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.76%) Law
10 6 (1.51%) Back Office
11 5 (1.26%) Automotive
11 5 (1.26%) Legal
12 4 (1.01%) French Language
12 4 (1.01%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.76%) German Language
14 1 (0.25%) Finnish Language
14 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 143 (36.02%) Analyst
2 80 (20.15%) Developer
3 35 (8.82%) Software Engineer
4 32 (8.06%) Business Analyst
5 31 (7.81%) Data Analyst
6 26 (6.55%) Support Analyst
7 20 (5.04%) Support Engineer
8 19 (4.79%) .NET Software Engineer
8 19 (4.79%) C# Software Engineer
8 19 (4.79%) Lead Software Engineer
9 18 (4.53%) Java Developer
9 18 (4.53%) Technical Support
10 16 (4.03%) Applications Support
10 16 (4.03%) Technical Analyst
11 15 (3.78%) Graduate
11 15 (3.78%) Security Analyst
12 14 (3.53%) Applications Engineer
12 14 (3.53%) Applications Support Analyst
12 14 (3.53%) Architect
12 14 (3.53%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.59%) .NET
2 38 (9.57%) HTML
3 22 (5.54%) HTML5
4 20 (5.04%) CSS
5 18 (4.53%) AngularJS
6 15 (3.78%) React
7 14 (3.53%) Web Services
8 11 (2.77%) ASP.NET
9 9 (2.27%) Flask
9 9 (2.27%) LAMP
10 7 (1.76%) CSS3
10 7 (1.76%) RESTful
11 6 (1.51%) jQuery
11 6 (1.51%) LDAP
11 6 (1.51%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (1.51%) REST
11 6 (1.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (1.26%) Backbone.js
12 5 (1.26%) EDI
12 5 (1.26%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 397 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (6.80%) Data Structures
4 22 (5.54%) Algorithms
5 19 (4.79%) Fintech
6 14 (3.53%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.51%) Derivative
8 6 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.51%) User Experience
9 5 (1.26%) FMCG
9 5 (1.26%) PMI
9 5 (1.26%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.26%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.01%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.01%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.01%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.01%) Social Media
11 2 (0.50%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.05%) Windows
2 22 (5.54%) Linux
3 10 (2.52%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.51%) Kali Linux
6 6 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.51%) VMS
7 3 (0.76%) Unix
7 3 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.50%) CentOS
8 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.25%) Android
9 1 (0.25%) Debian
9 1 (0.25%) Fedora
9 1 (0.25%) SUSE
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (38.29%) Problem-Solving
2 101 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (19.90%) Analytics
4 74 (18.64%) Computer Science
5 50 (12.59%) Mathematics
6 47 (11.84%) Software Engineering
7 39 (9.82%) OO
8 34 (8.56%) Scrum
9 33 (8.31%) Low Latency
10 31 (7.81%) Physics
11 29 (7.30%) Decision-Making
12 28 (7.05%) Data Science
12 28 (7.05%) OOP
13 27 (6.80%) Data Analysis
13 27 (6.80%) Project Management
14 26 (6.55%) Business Analysis
14 26 (6.55%) Financial Modelling
14 26 (6.55%) Investment Management
14 26 (6.55%) Logistics
15 25 (6.30%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 128 (32.24%) SQL
2 55 (13.85%) Java
3 51 (12.85%) Python
4 48 (12.09%) C#
5 41 (10.33%) JavaScript
6 17 (4.28%) PHP
7 14 (3.53%) R
7 14 (3.53%) Scala
8 13 (3.27%) X++
9 12 (3.02%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.77%) C++
11 10 (2.52%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.02%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.02%) VBA
13 5 (1.26%) C
13 5 (1.26%) Java 8
13 5 (1.26%) VBScript
14 4 (1.01%) ES6
14 4 (1.01%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 99 (24.94%) Degree
2 15 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (3.78%) ISEB
3 13 (3.27%) CBAP
4 7 (1.76%) CISSP
5 6 (1.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (1.51%) CCSP
5 6 (1.51%) CEH
5 6 (1.51%) CHFI
5 6 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.51%) ECIH
5 6 (1.51%) GCIH
5 6 (1.51%) GIAC
5 6 (1.51%) OSCE
5 6 (1.51%) OSCP
5 6 (1.51%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.05%) QA
2 12 (3.02%) SLA
3 9 (2.27%) PMO
4 8 (2.02%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.27%) Docker
3 8 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.50%) vSphere
5 2 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (2.77%) Nessus
2 6 (1.51%) Nmap
2 6 (1.51%) OpenVAS
2 6 (1.51%) QRadar
3 4 (1.01%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.76%) Ansible
4 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.76%) Puppet
5 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 81 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.79%) Tableau
3 9 (2.27%) Citrix
3 9 (2.27%) SAP
4 8 (2.02%) Red Hat
4 8 (2.02%) VMware
5 7 (1.76%) HP
5 7 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.51%) AlienVault
6 6 (1.51%) Cognos
6 6 (1.51%) LogRhythm
6 6 (1.51%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (1.51%) Qualys
6 6 (1.51%) Splunk
7 5 (1.26%) Google
7 5 (1.26%) Veeam
7 5 (1.26%) WatchGuard
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle
9 3 (0.76%) IBM
9 3 (0.76%) JD Edwards