Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Mindset
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 673 634 807
Rank change year-on-year -39 +173 0
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Mindset 435 143 230
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.64% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 235 115 189
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £25,650
25th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
Median % change year-on-year - +6.74% -1.11%
75th Percentile £60,375 £67,500 £64,560
90th Percentile £95,000 £76,500 £87,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +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 52,614 22,465 44,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.83% 35.40% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30,428 17,697 34,433
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £101,750 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.38% +3.33%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 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 -13 393 £47,500 -9.52% 62
UK excluding London -51 243 £42,500 - 41
London -100 173 £55,000 -4.35% 23
Work from Home -107 119 £55,000 +26.44% 5
North of England -82 64 £36,500 -2.67% 17
South East -74 51 £58,250 +37.06% 5
Midlands -76 39 £45,000 -25.00% 9
Yorkshire -46 34 £45,156 +24.57% 6
South West -22 33 £34,750 -16.27% 6
North West -59 30 £36,500 -8.75% 8
East of England -79 28 £47,500 +21.02% 3
West Midlands -57 26 £42,500 -40.97% 4
Wales -36 15 £35,000 -24.32%
Scotland -57 14 £48,713 +18.09% 2
East Midlands -51 13 £50,000 +170.27% 5
Northern Ireland -32 1 £50,000 +17.65%

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 435 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 225 (51.72%) Social Skills
3 210 (48.28%) Problem-Solving
4 162 (37.24%) Finance
5 145 (33.33%) Analytics
6 116 (26.67%) SQL
7 110 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
8 93 (21.38%) Scrum
9 88 (20.23%) Project Management
10 82 (18.85%) Degree
11 75 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
12 73 (16.78%) Microsoft
12 73 (16.78%) Cybersecurity
13 72 (16.55%) Change Management
14 70 (16.09%) Risk Management
14 70 (16.09%) Project Delivery
15 68 (15.63%) Power Platform
15 68 (15.63%) ERP
16 67 (15.40%) Power BI
17 65 (14.94%) ITIL
18 62 (14.25%) NetSuite
19 60 (13.79%) Python
20 58 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
21 57 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
22 56 (12.87%) PRINCE
22 56 (12.87%) Business Transformation
23 49 (11.26%) Software Engineering
24 47 (10.80%) Data Modelling
25 45 (10.34%) JavaScript
26 44 (10.11%) Organisational Skills

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 12 (2.76%) CMS
1 12 (2.76%) Jupyter
2 11 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.84%) Headless CMS
3 8 (1.84%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.61%) Apache
5 6 (1.38%) WordPress
6 4 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.92%) Confluence
6 4 (0.92%) SAS
7 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.46%) nginx
8 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) DNN
9 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.23%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 58 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (3.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.84%) Chatbot
5 5 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.46%) SPSS
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.23%) InDesign
7 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 62 (14.25%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.69%) SAP MDG
3 3 (0.69%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.46%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 1 (0.23%) Shopify
5 1 (0.23%) Summit
5 1 (0.23%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 68 (15.63%) Power Platform
2 43 (9.89%) Azure
3 42 (9.66%) AWS
3 42 (9.66%) Microsoft 365
4 24 (5.52%) SaaS
5 23 (5.29%) Serverless
6 20 (4.60%) GCP
7 15 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (2.30%) Amazon S3
9 10 (2.30%) AWS Step Functions
9 10 (2.30%) CloudFront
10 8 (1.84%) Amazon Alexa
10 8 (1.84%) Force.com
10 8 (1.84%) npm
10 8 (1.84%) Power Automate
10 8 (1.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 8 (1.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 7 (1.61%) PowerApps
12 6 (1.38%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.06%) Firewall
2 14 (3.22%) FTP
2 14 (3.22%) HTTP
2 14 (3.22%) SMTP
3 13 (2.99%) DNS
3 13 (2.99%) WAN
4 12 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.76%) VPN
5 9 (2.07%) RFID
6 8 (1.84%) LAN
6 8 (1.84%) Network Security
7 7 (1.61%) Internet
7 7 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (1.61%) SSL
8 6 (1.38%) Sourcefire
8 6 (1.38%) Wireless
9 5 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (1.15%) MPLS
9 5 (1.15%) SAN
9 5 (1.15%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.40%) Power BI
2 30 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (5.06%) SQL Server
4 21 (4.83%) Tableau
5 18 (4.14%) NoSQL
6 17 (3.91%) MySQL
6 17 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.76%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.61%) Qlik Sense
10 7 (1.61%) QlikView
11 6 (1.38%) Big Data
12 5 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.15%) Apache Ignite
12 5 (1.15%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.92%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (3.45%) JIRA
2 12 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.53%) Selenium
4 10 (2.30%) Eclipse
4 10 (2.30%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.84%) Gradle
5 8 (1.84%) JUnit
5 8 (1.84%) Maven
5 8 (1.84%) Mocha
5 8 (1.84%) Mockito
5 8 (1.84%) TestNG
5 8 (1.84%) webpack
6 6 (1.38%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.15%) Postman
7 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.92%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.92%) GitLab
8 4 (0.92%) JMeter
9 3 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 435 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 225 (51.72%) Social Skills
3 162 (37.24%) Finance
4 44 (10.11%) Organisational Skills
5 32 (7.36%) Retail
6 29 (6.67%) Marketing
7 24 (5.52%) Banking
8 23 (5.29%) Games
9 21 (4.83%) Influencing Skills
10 16 (3.68%) Law
11 13 (2.99%) Legal
12 12 (2.76%) Presentation Skills
13 11 (2.53%) Billing
14 7 (1.61%) Financial Institution
14 7 (1.61%) Public Sector
15 6 (1.38%) Advertising
15 6 (1.38%) German Language
16 5 (1.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 5 (1.15%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.92%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 120 (27.59%) Analyst
2 65 (14.94%) Administrator
3 53 (12.18%) Developer
4 49 (11.26%) Systems Administrator
5 27 (6.21%) Senior Analyst
6 21 (4.83%) Data Analyst
7 16 (3.68%) IT Engineer
7 16 (3.68%) Test Engineer
8 15 (3.45%) Business Analyst
8 15 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (3.22%) SOC Analyst
10 13 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 13 (2.99%) Software Engineer
10 13 (2.99%) Software Test Engineer
11 12 (2.76%) Consultant
11 12 (2.76%) Performance Engineer
11 12 (2.76%) Performance Test Engineer
11 12 (2.76%) Software Developer
12 11 (2.53%) IT Support
12 11 (2.53%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.98%) React
2 24 (5.52%) Node.js
3 22 (5.06%) .NET
4 18 (4.14%) REST
5 16 (3.68%) AngularJS
6 13 (2.99%) LDAP
7 11 (2.53%) CSS
7 11 (2.53%) GraphQL
7 11 (2.53%) HTML
8 9 (2.07%) Spring
9 8 (1.84%) COM
9 8 (1.84%) Jest
9 8 (1.84%) Spring Boot
10 5 (1.15%) Flutter
10 5 (1.15%) Highcharts JS
10 5 (1.15%) JDBC
10 5 (1.15%) Kafka
10 5 (1.15%) Redux
11 4 (0.92%) SOAP
11 4 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.82%) User Experience
2 21 (4.83%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 12 (2.76%) Smartphone
5 11 (2.53%) PMI
5 11 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.30%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.07%) Legacy Systems
8 8 (1.84%) CMDB
8 8 (1.84%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.61%) Cyberattack
9 7 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.38%) PKI
11 5 (1.15%) Augmented Reality
11 5 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (1.15%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.97%) Windows
2 31 (7.13%) Android
3 30 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 26 (5.98%) Windows 10
5 16 (3.68%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.30%) Windows 8
6 10 (2.30%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.84%) Linux
8 6 (1.38%) Unix
9 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.23%) CentOS
11 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (48.28%) Problem-Solving
2 145 (33.33%) Analytics
3 110 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (21.38%) Scrum
5 88 (20.23%) Project Management
6 75 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
7 73 (16.78%) Cybersecurity
8 72 (16.55%) Change Management
9 70 (16.09%) Project Delivery
9 70 (16.09%) Risk Management
10 68 (15.63%) ERP
11 65 (14.94%) ITIL
12 57 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 56 (12.87%) Business Transformation
13 56 (12.87%) PRINCE
14 49 (11.26%) Software Engineering
15 47 (10.80%) Data Modelling
16 42 (9.66%) Computer Science
16 42 (9.66%) Visualisation
17 38 (8.74%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 116 (26.67%) SQL
2 60 (13.79%) Python
3 45 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 34 (7.82%) Java
5 29 (6.67%) TypeScript
6 17 (3.91%) C#
7 13 (2.99%) R
8 11 (2.53%) PHP
9 10 (2.30%) VBA
10 9 (2.07%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.84%) Apex Code
11 8 (1.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 8 (1.84%) ES6
11 8 (1.84%) Go
12 7 (1.61%) C
13 5 (1.15%) Scala
13 5 (1.15%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.15%) VBScript
14 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (18.85%) Degree
2 22 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.53%) PMI Certification
4 9 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.61%) CBAP
5 7 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.38%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.15%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.46%) PhD
8 2 (0.46%) PMP
8 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.90%) QA
2 18 (4.14%) GDPR
3 17 (3.91%) SLA
4 8 (1.84%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.61%) PMO
6 2 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.23%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.23%) GAAP
7 1 (0.23%) GRC
System Software
1 26 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.15%) Docker
4 4 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.61%) Grafana
1 7 (1.61%) WSUS
2 6 (1.38%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.92%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.23%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.14%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (2.99%) CheckPoint
3 13 (2.99%) Splunk
4 12 (2.76%) Oracle
5 11 (2.53%) Adobe
5 11 (2.53%) Cisco
6 10 (2.30%) SAP
6 10 (2.30%) ServiceNow
7 9 (2.07%) Sony
7 9 (2.07%) VMware
8 8 (1.84%) Citrix
8 8 (1.84%) Conga
8 8 (1.84%) Google
9 7 (1.61%) Blue Coat
9 7 (1.61%) Darktrace
9 7 (1.61%) FireEye
9 7 (1.61%) LogRhythm
9 7 (1.61%) McAfee
10 6 (1.38%) Juniper