Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Mindset
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 613 745 818
Rank change year-on-year +132 +73 +60
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Mindset 228 242 315
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.55% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 178 200 275
10th Percentile £29,750 £24,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £30,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -19.28%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £73,250 £84,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £39,140 £38,500
% change year-on-year +8.58% +1.66% +2.67%

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 32,873 43,933 58,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.58% 38.59% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23,335 34,240 44,820
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 +105 209 £45,000 - 37
UK excluding London +116 130 £42,500 +8.58% 32
London +80 91 £55,000 +7.32% 10
Work from Home -104 34 £42,500 +8.58% 11
South East +87 29 £42,500 -15.00% 7
East of England +70 24 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Midlands +44 24 £47,500 +35.71% 8
West Midlands +31 22 £45,000 +28.57% 5
South West +40 21 £35,000 -23.08% 3
North of England +24 18 £37,500 +2.74% 4
North West +38 13 £38,500 -3.75% 3
Northern Ireland +9 7 £42,500 +41.67%
Wales +31 4 £46,250 +2.78% 1
Yorkshire -11 4 £27,250 -22.14% 1
Scotland +1 3 £55,000 +52.78% 4
East Midlands +19 2 £50,000 +115.05% 3
North East +9 1 £26,500 -32.91%

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 228 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (34.65%) Problem-Solving
3 78 (34.21%) SQL
4 68 (29.82%) Finance
5 59 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (23.68%) Analytics
7 44 (19.30%) Degree
7 44 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
8 39 (17.11%) Cybersecurity
9 36 (15.79%) Power BI
9 36 (15.79%) Power Platform
10 35 (15.35%) Java
10 35 (15.35%) Python
10 35 (15.35%) Marketing
11 32 (14.04%) Microsoft
12 30 (13.16%) Data Analysis
13 29 (12.72%) JIRA
14 28 (12.28%) Scrum
15 27 (11.84%) Microsoft Excel
16 26 (11.40%) Visualisation
17 25 (10.96%) Machine Learning
17 25 (10.96%) DNS
17 25 (10.96%) Linux
17 25 (10.96%) C
17 25 (10.96%) Google
18 24 (10.53%) Mathematics
18 24 (10.53%) Data Science
19 23 (10.09%) Decision-Making
19 23 (10.09%) Actionable Insight
19 23 (10.09%) GDPR

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 14 (6.14%) Confluence
2 6 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.32%) Jupyter
3 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) Mendix
4 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (11.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.07%) InVision
2 7 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.07%) Sketch
3 6 (2.63%) Gephi
4 5 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.32%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.44%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.79%) Power Platform
2 21 (9.21%) AWS
3 19 (8.33%) SaaS
4 17 (7.46%) Azure
5 16 (7.02%) Google Analytics
6 13 (5.70%) GCP
7 12 (5.26%) Google Data Studio
7 12 (5.26%) Microsoft 365
8 10 (4.39%) PaaS
9 7 (3.07%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (2.19%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (1.75%) Force.com
11 4 (1.75%) GitHub
11 4 (1.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 4 (1.75%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 3 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.88%) Google Tag Manager
13 2 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.96%) DNS
2 20 (8.77%) HTTP
3 19 (8.33%) Network Security
4 16 (7.02%) SSL
5 15 (6.58%) Firewall
6 10 (4.39%) FTP
6 10 (4.39%) SMTP
7 6 (2.63%) Ethernet
7 6 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (2.63%) MPLS
7 6 (2.63%) VPN
8 4 (1.75%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.75%) VoIP
9 2 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.79%) Power BI
2 17 (7.46%) Tableau
3 15 (6.58%) SQL Server
4 14 (6.14%) Data Mining
5 11 (4.82%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.51%) BigQuery
7 8 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (3.07%) Big Data
9 6 (2.63%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.63%) Impala
10 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.75%) Looker
11 4 (1.75%) QlikView
12 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.32%) MySQL
12 3 (1.32%) Text Mining
13 2 (0.88%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (12.72%) JIRA
2 21 (9.21%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.14%) Bitbucket
4 7 (3.07%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 6 (2.63%) Bitbucket Server
5 6 (2.63%) git-flow
5 6 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.19%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.75%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.75%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.75%) Maven
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.44%) GitLab
10 1 (0.44%) NUnit
10 1 (0.44%) Postman
10 1 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.44%) REST Assured
10 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 68 (29.82%) Finance
2 35 (15.35%) Marketing
3 17 (7.46%) Legal
3 17 (7.46%) Retail
4 14 (6.14%) Law
5 10 (4.39%) Advertising
5 10 (4.39%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.51%) Billing
7 4 (1.75%) Games
8 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.88%) Automotive
8 2 (0.88%) Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.88%) Local Government
8 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.88%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.88%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Front Office
9 1 (0.44%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 74 (32.46%) Analyst
2 30 (13.16%) Developer
3 23 (10.09%) Data Analyst
4 21 (9.21%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (6.58%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.26%) Product Owner
7 10 (4.39%) SOC Analyst
8 9 (3.95%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 9 (3.95%) Network Security Specialist
8 9 (3.95%) Network Specialist
8 9 (3.95%) Product Specialist
8 9 (3.95%) Security Specialist
8 9 (3.95%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.51%) Report Writer
10 7 (3.07%) Junior
10 7 (3.07%) QA Engineer
11 6 (2.63%) Data Engineer
11 6 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (2.63%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.39%) CSS
1 10 (4.39%) LDAP
2 9 (3.95%) HTML
2 9 (3.95%) Spring
3 8 (3.51%) Kafka
4 6 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (2.63%) React
5 5 (2.19%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.19%) REST
5 5 (2.19%) Spring Boot
6 4 (1.75%) React Native
6 4 (1.75%) WebRTC
7 3 (1.32%) COM
8 2 (0.88%) .NET
9 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.44%) Django
9 1 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.44%) OAuth
9 1 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 228 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.77%) Cyberthreat
3 18 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 18 (7.89%) User Experience
4 16 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (4.39%) Cyberattack
5 10 (4.39%) Data Structures
5 10 (4.39%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (3.51%) CMDB
6 8 (3.51%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 5 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.75%) Life Science
9 4 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.75%) Mobile Games
10 3 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.32%) NHS
10 3 (1.32%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.32%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.96%) Linux
2 4 (1.75%) Android
2 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.32%) Windows
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (34.65%) Problem-Solving
2 59 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (23.68%) Analytics
4 44 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (17.11%) Cybersecurity
6 30 (13.16%) Data Analysis
7 28 (12.28%) Scrum
8 26 (11.40%) Visualisation
9 25 (10.96%) Machine Learning
10 24 (10.53%) Data Science
10 24 (10.53%) Mathematics
11 23 (10.09%) Actionable Insight
11 23 (10.09%) Decision-Making
12 21 (9.21%) Computer Science
12 21 (9.21%) Data Management
12 21 (9.21%) Data Modelling
13 20 (8.77%) CRM
14 19 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (7.89%) A/B Testing
15 18 (7.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 78 (34.21%) SQL
2 35 (15.35%) Java
2 35 (15.35%) Python
3 25 (10.96%) C
4 19 (8.33%) C++
5 16 (7.02%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.58%) R
7 12 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.95%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.07%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.07%) VBA
10 6 (2.63%) Go
10 6 (2.63%) Perl
10 6 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.63%) Scala
11 5 (2.19%) PHP
12 4 (1.75%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.75%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.32%) C#
14 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (19.30%) Degree
2 20 (8.77%) CISSP
3 15 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (6.58%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.82%) SANS
5 10 (4.39%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.95%) CCNP
6 9 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (3.95%) CSPO
7 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.51%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.07%) ISEB
9 6 (2.63%) CCNA
9 6 (2.63%) CEH
9 6 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (2.63%) GIAC
9 6 (2.63%) Linux+ Certification
9 6 (2.63%) MCSE
9 6 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (2.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.09%) GDPR
2 21 (9.21%) QA
3 11 (4.82%) Data Quality
4 7 (3.07%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (1.75%) NIST
6 2 (0.88%) SLA
7 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (7.02%) Docker
2 6 (2.63%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (8.77%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.63%) Kibana
2 6 (2.63%) Oozie
3 3 (1.32%) Ansible
3 3 (1.32%) Puppet
4 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.44%) Istio
5 1 (0.44%) Salt
5 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.96%) Google
3 16 (7.02%) Splunk
4 14 (6.14%) Twitter
5 11 (4.82%) Adobe
6 10 (4.39%) Blue Coat
6 10 (4.39%) CheckPoint
6 10 (4.39%) Darktrace
6 10 (4.39%) FireEye
6 10 (4.39%) LogRhythm
6 10 (4.39%) McAfee
7 8 (3.51%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.07%) Facebook
9 6 (2.63%) BT
9 6 (2.63%) Oracle
10 5 (2.19%) IBM
10 5 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.19%) SAP
11 4 (1.75%) Alteryx
11 4 (1.75%) Conga