Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Mindset
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 689 796 826
Rank change year-on-year +107 +30 +1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Mindset 183 304 377
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.54% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 157 279 251
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £24,450 £26,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £92,000 £68,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -

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 34,056 55,795 66,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.89% 39.12% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26,221 41,585 51,415
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 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 +106 166 £45,000 +12.50% 19
London +129 99 £53,500 +1.90% 6
UK excluding London +73 89 £40,000 +14.29% 15
Midlands +83 23 £35,000 -6.67% 3
North of England +64 23 £37,500 +17.19% 6
West Midlands +74 15 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South East +110 14 £62,500 +63.40% 3
Scotland +67 13 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +80 10 £36,500 +14.06% 2
North West +74 10 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East of England +60 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
East Midlands +54 8 £73,300 +148.47% 1
Work from Home +49 8 £35,000 +9.38% 4
South West +64 4 £45,500 +13.75%
North East +3 3 £26,500 -17.19% 1
Wales -1 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Northern Ireland +17 1 £30,000 +6.19%

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (39.89%) Problem-Solving
3 65 (35.52%) SQL
4 64 (34.97%) Finance
5 61 (33.33%) Degree
6 59 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (26.23%) Analytics
8 47 (25.68%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (22.40%) Computer Science
10 40 (21.86%) Scrum
11 31 (16.94%) Marketing
12 30 (16.39%) Python
12 30 (16.39%) Microsoft Excel
12 30 (16.39%) AWS
12 30 (16.39%) Tableau
13 24 (13.11%) Cloud Computing
13 24 (13.11%) Workflow
14 23 (12.57%) Visualisation
15 21 (11.48%) Git (software)
16 20 (10.93%) Data Analysis
16 20 (10.93%) Computer Science Degree
17 19 (10.38%) Critical Thinking
17 19 (10.38%) Azure
17 19 (10.38%) Jenkins
18 18 (9.84%) AngularJS
18 18 (9.84%) Power BI
18 18 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (9.84%) Data Modelling
18 18 (9.84%) Salesforce.com
18 18 (9.84%) Power Platform

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 (6.01%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.28%) Confluence
2 6 (3.28%) Jupyter
3 4 (2.19%) CMS
4 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (16.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (7.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (5.46%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.09%) Gephi
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 17 (9.29%) Shopify
2 6 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (2.73%) SAP CRM
3 5 (2.73%) SAP ERP
3 5 (2.73%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.09%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.55%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.55%) Unica
6 1 (0.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.39%) AWS
2 24 (13.11%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (10.38%) Azure
4 18 (9.84%) Power Platform
5 16 (8.74%) Force.com
6 6 (3.28%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.64%) Office 365
7 3 (1.64%) SaaS
8 2 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.09%) GCP
8 2 (1.09%) Kissmetrics
9 1 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.55%) Datadog
9 1 (0.55%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.55%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.73%) Firewall
2 4 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.64%) DNS
3 3 (1.64%) LAN
3 3 (1.64%) RTMP
3 3 (1.64%) WAN
4 2 (1.09%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.09%) HTTP
4 2 (1.09%) MPLS
4 2 (1.09%) SSL
4 2 (1.09%) VPN
5 1 (0.55%) SMS
5 1 (0.55%) VoIP
5 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.84%) Power BI
2 17 (9.29%) Big Data
3 11 (6.01%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.46%) Data Mining
4 10 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.92%) Hadoop
5 9 (4.92%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.28%) QlikView
8 4 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.19%) Looker
8 4 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.64%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.64%) MySQL
9 3 (1.64%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (1.09%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.09%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 21 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.38%) Jenkins
3 17 (9.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (7.10%) JIRA
5 10 (5.46%) Grunt
5 10 (5.46%) webpack
6 4 (2.19%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.19%) Bitbucket Server
6 4 (2.19%) git-flow
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.09%) Snyk
8 1 (0.55%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.55%) JUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Mockito
8 1 (0.55%) NUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.55%) Selenium
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 64 (34.97%) Finance
2 31 (16.94%) Marketing
3 11 (6.01%) Retail
4 9 (4.92%) Legal
5 8 (4.37%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.28%) Law
7 4 (2.19%) Banking
8 3 (1.64%) Billing
9 2 (1.09%) Electronics
9 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.09%) French Language
9 2 (1.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 53 (28.96%) Analyst
2 38 (20.77%) Developer
3 18 (9.84%) Senior Developer
4 16 (8.74%) Salesforce Developer
4 16 (8.74%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 14 (7.65%) Data Analyst
5 14 (7.65%) Product Manager
6 10 (5.46%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (5.46%) React Developer
7 9 (4.92%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.37%) Data Scientist
8 8 (4.37%) IT Manager
8 8 (4.37%) SQL Analyst
9 7 (3.83%) Consultant
9 7 (3.83%) Junior
10 6 (3.28%) Architect
10 6 (3.28%) IT Director
10 6 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.73%) Senior Data Scientist
11 5 (2.73%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.84%) AngularJS
2 16 (8.74%) Visualforce
3 12 (6.56%) HTML
3 12 (6.56%) React
4 11 (6.01%) CSS
5 10 (5.46%) CSS3
5 10 (5.46%) Express
5 10 (5.46%) HTML5
5 10 (5.46%) Node.js
5 10 (5.46%) Redux
6 5 (2.73%) JSON
6 5 (2.73%) Web Services
6 5 (2.73%) XML
7 4 (2.19%) .NET
7 4 (2.19%) XSLT
8 3 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (1.64%) REST
9 2 (1.09%) Kafka
10 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 183 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.37%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.28%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.19%) PMI
5 4 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.64%) Apple TV
6 3 (1.64%) User Experience
6 3 (1.64%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.09%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.09%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.09%) Derivative
7 2 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.09%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.09%) New Media
7 2 (1.09%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.09%) Social Media
7 2 (1.09%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.83%) Linux
2 6 (3.28%) Windows
3 3 (1.64%) Android
3 3 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.09%) Unix
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (39.89%) Problem-Solving
2 59 (32.24%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (26.23%) Analytics
4 47 (25.68%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (22.40%) Computer Science
6 40 (21.86%) Scrum
7 24 (13.11%) Workflow
8 23 (12.57%) Visualisation
9 20 (10.93%) Data Analysis
10 19 (10.38%) Critical Thinking
11 18 (9.84%) Data Modelling
11 18 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (9.29%) Data Analytics
13 16 (8.74%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 16 (8.74%) CRM
13 16 (8.74%) Machine Learning
13 16 (8.74%) Mathematics
13 16 (8.74%) Release Management
14 15 (8.20%) Data Science
14 15 (8.20%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 65 (35.52%) SQL
2 30 (16.39%) Python
3 16 (8.74%) Apex Code
3 16 (8.74%) SOQL
4 15 (8.20%) Java
5 14 (7.65%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.46%) TypeScript
7 9 (4.92%) C#
8 7 (3.83%) C
8 7 (3.83%) R
9 6 (3.28%) C++
10 5 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.73%) Perl
11 3 (1.64%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.64%) VBA
12 2 (1.09%) Scala
13 1 (0.55%) Ada
13 1 (0.55%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.55%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (33.33%) Degree
2 20 (10.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (7.65%) Master's Degree
4 9 (4.92%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.28%) MCSE
5 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.28%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (2.73%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.19%) CISSP
7 4 (2.19%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.64%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.64%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 3 (1.64%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 2 (1.09%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.09%) SANS
9 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.92%) QA
2 7 (3.83%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.09%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (1.09%) GDPR
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.09%) PMO
4 1 (0.55%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.09%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.09%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) Kibana
2 2 (1.09%) HP Fortify
2 2 (1.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.09%) Oozie
2 2 (1.09%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.55%) Ansible
3 1 (0.55%) logstash
3 1 (0.55%) Nagios
3 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (16.39%) Tableau
2 18 (9.84%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (9.29%) Microsoft
4 16 (8.74%) Pardot
5 15 (8.20%) SAP
6 11 (6.01%) Google
7 7 (3.83%) Oracle
8 6 (3.28%) Siebel
9 4 (2.19%) Facebook
9 4 (2.19%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.64%) Apple
10 3 (1.64%) Sony
10 3 (1.64%) Splunk
11 2 (1.09%) BT
11 2 (1.09%) Cognos
11 2 (1.09%) EMC
11 2 (1.09%) New Relic
11 2 (1.09%) Snowplow
11 2 (1.09%) Twitter
11 2 (1.09%) Vertica