Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Mindset
UK
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 800 874 810
Rank change year-on-year +74 -64 +96
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Mindset 296 322 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.46% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 257 233 307
UK median annual salary £40,000 £49,552 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.28% +23.88% -15.79%
10th Percentile £26,250 £19,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £86,250 £65,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +11.94% -4.29%

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 62,074 70,383 68,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.81% 40.03% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 47,412 55,623 55,552
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,155
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.72% +0.32%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 +61 267 £40,000 -23.81% 87
UK excluding London +79 172 £38,750 +3.33% 56
London +36 123 £52,500 -4.55% 35
North of England +61 56 £32,000 +16.36% 21
East of England +57 26 £40,000 -33.33% 10
Yorkshire +29 26 £31,250 +38.89% 7
Midlands +35 25 £40,000 +33.33% 7
South East +28 23 £35,000 -37.78% 9
North West +58 20 £42,500 +13.33% 13
West Midlands +26 19 £40,000 -11.11% 5
South West +19 15 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Wales +24 14 £40,000 -23.81%
Scotland +13 13 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North East +25 10 £29,500 -19.18% 1
East Midlands +14 6 £40,000 +100.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £19,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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.

1 296 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (36.15%) Problem-Solving
3 106 (35.81%) SQL
4 74 (25.00%) Finance
4 74 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (22.30%) Analytics
6 58 (19.59%) Python
7 51 (17.23%) Java
7 51 (17.23%) Degree
8 50 (16.89%) Microsoft
9 48 (16.22%) Microsoft Excel
9 48 (16.22%) Software Engineering
10 45 (15.20%) Scrum
10 45 (15.20%) Computer Science
11 41 (13.85%) C#
12 34 (11.49%) Mathematics
13 32 (10.81%) Data Analysis
13 32 (10.81%) Marketing
14 31 (10.47%) SQL Server
15 30 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (10.14%) Relational Database
16 29 (9.80%) .NET
17 28 (9.46%) Data Science
18 27 (9.12%) TDD
19 26 (8.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 26 (8.78%) Linux
19 26 (8.78%) OO
19 26 (8.78%) Physics
20 24 (8.11%) Unit Testing

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 11 (3.72%) SAS
2 6 (2.03%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.69%) CMS
4 4 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.68%) Apache
5 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.34%) IIS
6 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (16.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (3.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.68%) SPSS
4 2 (0.68%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Advent Geneva
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.68%) SAP MDM
1 2 (0.68%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.34%) BPCS
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.34%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.69%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.35%) SaaS
4 4 (1.35%) Trello
5 2 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.68%) AdWords
5 2 (0.68%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.34%) GitHub
6 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.34%) Office 365
6 1 (0.34%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.68%) Intranet
1 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.34%) AMQP
2 1 (0.34%) Firewall
2 1 (0.34%) LAN
2 1 (0.34%) Network Security
2 1 (0.34%) SMS
2 1 (0.34%) VPN
2 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 26 (8.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (6.08%) RDBMS
4 18 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (5.74%) Power BI
6 14 (4.73%) MySQL
7 11 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.03%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.69%) Big Data
9 5 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.01%) QlikView
11 2 (0.68%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.68%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 21 (7.09%) JIRA
2 17 (5.74%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.41%) Selenium
4 14 (4.73%) Bitbucket
5 12 (4.05%) git-flow
6 6 (2.03%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.69%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.01%) Pylint
9 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.68%) Maven
11 1 (0.34%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.34%) Ant
11 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.34%) Gradle
11 1 (0.34%) gulp
11 1 (0.34%) MSI
11 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.34%) webpack
General
1 74 (25.00%) Finance
2 32 (10.81%) Marketing
3 19 (6.42%) Front Office
4 12 (4.05%) Retail
5 9 (3.04%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.36%) Advertising
7 6 (2.03%) Back Office
7 6 (2.03%) Legal
8 5 (1.69%) Games
8 5 (1.69%) Law
9 4 (1.35%) Banking
9 4 (1.35%) Electronics
9 4 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.01%) Automotive
11 1 (0.34%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.34%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 119 (40.20%) Analyst
2 47 (15.88%) Developer
3 34 (11.49%) Software Engineer
4 29 (9.80%) Data Analyst
5 20 (6.76%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.41%) .NET Software Engineer
6 16 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
6 16 (5.41%) Lead Software Engineer
7 15 (5.07%) Security Analyst
8 13 (4.39%) Support Analyst
9 12 (4.05%) Insight Analyst
10 11 (3.72%) Marketing Analyst
10 11 (3.72%) Marketing Insight Analyst
11 10 (3.38%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.38%) Applications Support Analyst
11 10 (3.38%) Graduate
11 10 (3.38%) Python Developer
12 9 (3.04%) Programme Manager
13 8 (2.70%) Java Developer
14 7 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.80%) .NET
2 21 (7.09%) HTML
3 12 (4.05%) HTML5
4 9 (3.04%) CSS
5 8 (2.70%) Flask
6 7 (2.36%) Web Services
7 6 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (2.03%) React
7 6 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (1.69%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.69%) Backbone.js
8 5 (1.69%) SQLAlchemy
9 4 (1.35%) JMS
9 4 (1.35%) Kafka
9 4 (1.35%) SOAP
9 4 (1.35%) XML
10 3 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (1.01%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (1.01%) Redux
10 3 (1.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 296 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.43%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (6.76%) Algorithms
4 17 (5.74%) Data Structures
5 16 (5.41%) User Experience
6 6 (2.03%) Derivative
6 6 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.03%) PMI
6 6 (2.03%) Tandem
7 5 (1.69%) Social Media
8 4 (1.35%) Fintech
8 4 (1.35%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.01%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.68%) FMCG
10 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.34%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.78%) Linux
2 9 (3.04%) Windows
3 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.35%) Unix
4 3 (1.01%) Android
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.34%) CentOS
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (36.15%) Problem-Solving
2 74 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (22.30%) Analytics
4 48 (16.22%) Software Engineering
5 45 (15.20%) Computer Science
5 45 (15.20%) Scrum
6 34 (11.49%) Mathematics
7 32 (10.81%) Data Analysis
8 30 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (9.46%) Data Science
10 27 (9.12%) TDD
11 26 (8.78%) OO
11 26 (8.78%) Physics
12 24 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (8.11%) Unit Testing
13 23 (7.77%) CRM
13 23 (7.77%) Machine Learning
14 21 (7.09%) OOP
15 18 (6.08%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 106 (35.81%) SQL
2 58 (19.59%) Python
3 51 (17.23%) Java
4 41 (13.85%) C#
5 21 (7.09%) C++
6 19 (6.42%) Scala
7 18 (6.08%) JavaScript
8 17 (5.74%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.73%) C
9 14 (4.73%) Perl
10 11 (3.72%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.70%) PHP
11 8 (2.70%) R
12 7 (2.36%) Ruby
13 3 (1.01%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.01%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.68%) Go
15 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.34%) ES6
15 1 (0.34%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 51 (17.23%) Degree
2 14 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.05%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.36%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.03%) ISEB
7 5 (1.69%) CBAP
8 4 (1.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.01%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.68%) CISSP
10 2 (0.68%) MBA
11 1 (0.34%) CAPM
11 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.34%) MCDST
11 1 (0.34%) MCP
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.34%) PMP
11 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.43%) QA
2 8 (2.70%) GDPR
3 5 (1.69%) SLA
4 4 (1.35%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.68%) PMO
6 1 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.03%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (16.89%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.08%) Tableau
3 8 (2.70%) Oracle
4 7 (2.36%) Talend
5 6 (2.03%) Google
5 6 (2.03%) SAP
6 5 (1.69%) Adobe
7 4 (1.35%) Wrike
8 3 (1.01%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.01%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.68%) Advent
9 2 (0.68%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.68%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.68%) DoubleClick
9 2 (0.68%) iManage
9 2 (0.68%) Syncsort
9 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.68%) WSO2
10 1 (0.34%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.34%) Facebook