Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Mindset
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 805 725 835
Rank change year-on-year -80 +110 +124
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Mindset 276 483 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.74% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 226 345 291
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -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 54,069 65,573 71,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 39.38% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40,519 50,202 53,067
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -93 255 £43,319 -12.58% 46
UK excluding London +41 170 £37,500 +5.63% 28
London -79 98 £55,000 -4.35% 18
North of England +34 53 £32,000 -14.67% 10
East of England +73 33 £50,000 +42.86% 6
South West +16 25 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South East -16 25 £35,000 - 5
North West +27 22 £37,500 - 7
Yorkshire +12 22 £31,000 -2.36% 2
Midlands +9 20 £29,625 -34.17% 6
East Midlands +27 12 £29,500 -26.25% 4
North East +29 9 £32,000 +25.49% 1
West Midlands +11 8 £37,500 -18.92% 2
Scotland +5 8 £37,500 -11.24%
Wales +8 4 £40,000 +64.95%
Northern Ireland - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 276 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (38.77%) Problem-Solving
3 62 (22.46%) SQL
3 62 (22.46%) Scrum
4 60 (21.74%) Python
4 60 (21.74%) Mathematics
5 57 (20.65%) Finance
6 55 (19.93%) Big Data
7 54 (19.57%) Visualisation
7 54 (19.57%) Apache Spark
8 53 (19.20%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (18.84%) Linux
9 52 (18.84%) Machine Learning
10 51 (18.48%) Cybersecurity
11 50 (18.12%) Git (software)
12 49 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (17.75%) Data Analysis
12 49 (17.75%) JIRA
13 46 (16.67%) Analytics
13 46 (16.67%) Bash Shell
14 45 (16.30%) Apache Hive
14 45 (16.30%) Degree
15 44 (15.94%) Splunk
15 44 (15.94%) Kafka
15 44 (15.94%) C
16 43 (15.58%) Perl
16 43 (15.58%) MapReduce
16 43 (15.58%) R
16 43 (15.58%) Kanban
16 43 (15.58%) git-flow

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 54 (19.57%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.81%) Confluence
3 4 (1.45%) CMS
4 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.09%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.72%) SAS
5 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.72%) WordPress
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.36%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.72%) SPSS
4 2 (0.72%) SPSS Modeler
5 1 (0.36%) InVision
5 1 (0.36%) Marvel
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) Sketch
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.23%) AWS
2 23 (8.33%) Azure
3 21 (7.61%) Power Platform
4 12 (4.35%) Google Analytics
5 6 (2.17%) AdWords
5 6 (2.17%) SaaS
6 5 (1.81%) Office 365
7 4 (1.45%) GCP
7 4 (1.45%) Serverless
8 3 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (1.09%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.09%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.09%) Route 53
8 3 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.72%) Slack
10 1 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.54%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.17%) LAN
2 6 (2.17%) WAN
3 5 (1.81%) VPN
4 4 (1.45%) DHCP
4 4 (1.45%) DNS
5 3 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.72%) Firewall
6 2 (0.72%) Network Security
6 2 (0.72%) Wireless
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.36%) RTMP
7 1 (0.36%) SAN
7 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (19.93%) Big Data
2 45 (16.30%) Apache Hive
3 40 (14.49%) Impala
4 23 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 23 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (7.61%) Power BI
5 21 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (5.07%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.17%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.17%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.81%) QlikView
11 4 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.09%) MySQL
12 3 (1.09%) Pentaho
12 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (18.12%) Git (software)
2 49 (17.75%) JIRA
3 43 (15.58%) git-flow
4 42 (15.22%) Bitbucket
4 42 (15.22%) Bitbucket Server
5 9 (3.26%) Selenium
5 9 (3.26%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.45%) webpack
7 3 (1.09%) GitLab
7 3 (1.09%) Grunt
7 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.09%) RSpec
8 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.72%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.36%) Appium
9 1 (0.36%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.36%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.36%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 57 (20.65%) Finance
2 27 (9.78%) Marketing
3 13 (4.71%) Retail
4 10 (3.62%) Law
5 8 (2.90%) Advertising
5 8 (2.90%) Banking
6 6 (2.17%) Legal
7 3 (1.09%) Back Office
7 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.72%) Games
8 2 (0.72%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (39.49%) Analyst
2 50 (18.12%) Developer
3 47 (17.03%) Consultant
4 42 (15.22%) Data Consultant
5 41 (14.86%) Data Analyst
6 28 (10.14%) Data Scientist
7 18 (6.52%) Business Analyst
8 15 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (5.07%) Junior
10 11 (3.99%) Graduate
11 10 (3.62%) Business Developer
12 9 (3.26%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.90%) Test Analyst
14 7 (2.54%) Automation Test Analyst
14 7 (2.54%) Junior Developer
14 7 (2.54%) Security Analyst
14 7 (2.54%) Software Developer
15 6 (2.17%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
15 6 (2.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 6 (2.17%) Social Media Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.94%) Kafka
2 40 (14.49%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (3.62%) Web Services
4 9 (3.26%) HTML
5 8 (2.90%) CSS
6 7 (2.54%) .NET
7 6 (2.17%) Spring
7 6 (2.17%) Spring Boot
8 5 (1.81%) HTML5
8 5 (1.81%) Node.js
8 5 (1.81%) React
9 4 (1.45%) CSS3
9 4 (1.45%) Redux
10 3 (1.09%) Express
10 3 (1.09%) Java EE
10 3 (1.09%) XML
11 2 (0.72%) JMS
11 2 (0.72%) JSON
11 2 (0.72%) NumPy
11 2 (0.72%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 276 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (14.49%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 15 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.07%) User Experience
5 10 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.17%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.17%) Social Media
7 6 (2.17%) Tandem
8 4 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.09%) Blog
9 3 (1.09%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.09%) PMI
10 2 (0.72%) Life Science
10 2 (0.72%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.36%) Social Network
11 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (18.84%) Linux
2 11 (3.99%) Windows
3 8 (2.90%) Unix
4 3 (1.09%) Android
4 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) AIX
6 1 (0.36%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (38.77%) Problem-Solving
2 62 (22.46%) Scrum
3 60 (21.74%) Mathematics
4 54 (19.57%) Visualisation
5 53 (19.20%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (18.84%) Machine Learning
7 51 (18.48%) Cybersecurity
8 49 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (17.75%) Data Analysis
9 46 (16.67%) Analytics
10 43 (15.58%) Kanban
10 43 (15.58%) MapReduce
11 40 (14.49%) OSINT
12 36 (13.04%) Data Science
13 25 (9.06%) Computer Science
14 20 (7.25%) Test Automation
15 19 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (6.52%) Project Management
17 17 (6.16%) ETL
18 16 (5.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (22.46%) SQL
2 60 (21.74%) Python
3 46 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 44 (15.94%) C
5 43 (15.58%) Perl
5 43 (15.58%) R
6 30 (10.87%) Java
7 13 (4.71%) JavaScript
8 12 (4.35%) C#
9 9 (3.26%) C++
10 6 (2.17%) Ruby
10 6 (2.17%) Scala
10 6 (2.17%) VBA
11 4 (1.45%) PHP
11 4 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.45%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.72%) Java 8
13 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.36%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 45 (16.30%) Degree
2 6 (2.17%) PMI Certification
2 6 (2.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 5 (1.81%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (1.81%) Postgraduate
4 4 (1.45%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.09%) CISA
5 3 (1.09%) CISM
5 3 (1.09%) MCSA
5 3 (1.09%) MCSE
5 3 (1.09%) NVQ Level 3
5 3 (1.09%) PMP
6 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.36%) OSCE
7 1 (0.36%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.07%) QA
2 8 (2.90%) GDPR
3 3 (1.09%) COBIT
3 3 (1.09%) ISAE 3402
3 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.09%) PMO
4 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (14.49%) Apache Flume
2 11 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.45%) Docker
3 4 (1.45%) vSphere
4 3 (1.09%) XenApp
5 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (14.49%) Oozie
2 4 (1.45%) Terraform
3 3 (1.09%) Ansible
3 3 (1.09%) Consul
3 3 (1.09%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.09%) Packer
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.36%) Nessus
4 1 (0.36%) Nmap
4 1 (0.36%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.36%) QRadar
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (15.94%) Splunk
2 22 (7.97%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.61%) Google
4 13 (4.71%) Oracle
5 12 (4.35%) Tableau
6 8 (2.90%) Citrix
7 7 (2.54%) Automation Anywhere
8 5 (1.81%) Talend
9 4 (1.45%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.45%) VMware
10 3 (1.09%) Alteryx
10 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.09%) Cisco
10 3 (1.09%) Cognos
10 3 (1.09%) HP
10 3 (1.09%) IBM
10 3 (1.09%) Progress
10 3 (1.09%) Screaming Frog
10 3 (1.09%) Syncsort
11 2 (0.72%) WSO2