Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Mindset
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 716 858 917
Rank change year-on-year +142 +59 -53
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Mindset 464 350 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.45% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 341 270 255
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,750 £19,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £86,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £34,603 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.15% -7.73% +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 72,113 77,709 81,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.09% 44.60% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 55,827 58,419 66,529
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Analytical Mindset in the UK

Analytical Mindset
Top 15 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 21 October 2018. 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 +123 431 £49,558 +16.61% 71
London +150 286 £57,500 +4.55% 27
UK excluding London +12 175 £35,000 +1.15% 56
South East +32 50 £35,000 - 7
Midlands +12 29 £46,250 +42.31% 7
West Midlands +29 27 £46,250 +2.78% 6
North of England +25 27 £37,500 -3.23% 18
East of England +4 27 £35,000 -1.41% 7
Scotland +20 21 £42,000 +12.00% 7
North West +10 16 £37,500 -26.47% 7
South West +6 12 £51,250 +48.11% 5
Yorkshire +11 10 £33,375 +51.70% 9
Wales - 9 £35,000 - 5
East Midlands -16 2 £45,000 +125.00% 1
North East - 1 £25,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 464 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (41.16%) Problem-Solving
3 185 (39.87%) Finance
4 157 (33.84%) Degree
5 139 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
6 132 (28.45%) SQL
7 88 (18.97%) Computer Science
8 82 (17.67%) Java
8 82 (17.67%) Analytics
9 72 (15.52%) Investment Management
10 70 (15.09%) Microsoft
11 69 (14.87%) JavaScript
12 67 (14.44%) Banking
12 67 (14.44%) Low Latency
13 66 (14.22%) Big Data
14 60 (12.93%) Strategic Thinking
15 57 (12.28%) Mathematics
16 55 (11.85%) Risk Management
17 54 (11.64%) Investment Banking
17 54 (11.64%) Innovative Thinking
17 54 (11.64%) Cyberthreat
18 53 (11.42%) Software Engineering
18 53 (11.42%) Financial Institution
19 52 (11.21%) HTML
20 50 (10.78%) Python
21 47 (10.13%) SQL Server
22 46 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
23 43 (9.27%) .NET
24 41 (8.84%) Self-Motivation
25 40 (8.62%) Relational Database

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 25 (5.39%) SAS
2 11 (2.37%) Apache
3 10 (2.16%) IIS
4 8 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.08%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.86%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.65%) Confluence
7 3 (0.65%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.65%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.43%) CMS
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Qpid
9 1 (0.22%) concrete5
9 1 (0.22%) Drupal
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (6.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.22%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 19 (4.09%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.86%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.65%) BPCS
4 3 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.65%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.43%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.22%) Sage 500
6 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.88%) SaaS
4 14 (3.02%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (2.59%) Google Analytics
6 10 (2.16%) Office 365
7 3 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.22%) IaaS
9 1 (0.22%) PaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.80%) LAN
2 11 (2.37%) VPN
3 8 (1.72%) Firewall
3 8 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.72%) WAN
4 6 (1.29%) Internet
4 6 (1.29%) Network Security
4 6 (1.29%) VLAN
4 6 (1.29%) Wireshark
5 5 (1.08%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.08%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 5 (1.08%) Kerberos
5 5 (1.08%) VPLS
6 4 (0.86%) AMQP
6 4 (0.86%) BGP
6 4 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.86%) IPsec
6 4 (0.86%) OSPF
6 4 (0.86%) SSL
6 4 (0.86%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (14.22%) Big Data
2 47 (10.13%) SQL Server
3 40 (8.62%) Relational Database
4 28 (6.03%) RDBMS
4 28 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (5.60%) MySQL
6 20 (4.31%) MongoDB
7 19 (4.09%) NoSQL
8 17 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (3.02%) Power BI
10 13 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.72%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.29%) DB2
15 5 (1.08%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.86%) Redis
17 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
17 3 (0.65%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (1.51%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.29%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.29%) Selenium
3 5 (1.08%) JIRA
4 4 (0.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.43%) Ant
6 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.43%) Maven
6 2 (0.43%) MSI
6 2 (0.43%) Pylint
7 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 185 (39.87%) Finance
2 67 (14.44%) Banking
3 54 (11.64%) Investment Banking
4 53 (11.42%) Financial Institution
5 31 (6.68%) Retail
6 26 (5.60%) Marketing
7 22 (4.74%) Manufacturing
8 19 (4.09%) Front Office
9 17 (3.66%) Games
10 15 (3.23%) Advertising
11 5 (1.08%) Automotive
12 4 (0.86%) Back Office
12 4 (0.86%) French Language
12 4 (0.86%) Publishing
13 3 (0.65%) German Language
13 3 (0.65%) Law
13 3 (0.65%) Legal
13 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.22%) Electronics
14 1 (0.22%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 143 (30.82%) Analyst
2 95 (20.47%) Developer
3 48 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 41 (8.84%) Business Analyst
5 35 (7.54%) Data Analyst
6 32 (6.90%) Support Analyst
7 29 (6.25%) Junior
8 27 (5.82%) Support Engineer
9 26 (5.60%) Technical Support
10 25 (5.39%) Applications Support
11 24 (5.17%) Graduate
12 21 (4.53%) Consultant
12 21 (4.53%) Technical Analyst
13 20 (4.31%) Applications Engineer
13 20 (4.31%) Applications Support Analyst
13 20 (4.31%) Architect
14 19 (4.09%) Applications Support Engineer
14 19 (4.09%) Software Developer
14 19 (4.09%) Technical Support Analyst
14 19 (4.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (11.21%) HTML
2 43 (9.27%) .NET
3 39 (8.41%) AngularJS
4 33 (7.11%) CSS
4 33 (7.11%) HTML5
4 33 (7.11%) React
5 18 (3.88%) ASP.NET
6 16 (3.45%) RESTful
7 13 (2.80%) CSS3
8 12 (2.59%) Java Concurrency
9 11 (2.37%) Web Services
10 10 (2.16%) jQuery
10 10 (2.16%) Kafka
10 10 (2.16%) Lambda Expressions
11 9 (1.94%) REST
11 9 (1.94%) Spring
12 8 (1.72%) LAMP
12 8 (1.72%) LDAP
13 6 (1.29%) WinForms
13 6 (1.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 464 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (18.97%) Computer Science
3 54 (11.64%) Cyberthreat
4 41 (8.84%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (5.17%) Fintech
6 23 (4.96%) Data Structures
7 16 (3.45%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.72%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.29%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.08%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.08%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.86%) FMCG
12 4 (0.86%) User Experience
13 3 (0.65%) Derivative
13 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.43%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.43%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.43%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.43%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.03%) Windows
2 20 (4.31%) Linux
3 11 (2.37%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.29%) Kali Linux
6 6 (1.29%) VMS
6 6 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.86%) Debian
7 4 (0.86%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.65%) CentOS
8 3 (0.65%) Fedora
8 3 (0.65%) SUSE
8 3 (0.65%) Unix
9 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (41.16%) Problem-Solving
2 139 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (17.67%) Analytics
4 72 (15.52%) Investment Management
5 67 (14.44%) Low Latency
6 60 (12.93%) Strategic Thinking
7 57 (12.28%) Mathematics
8 55 (11.85%) Risk Management
9 54 (11.64%) Innovative Thinking
10 53 (11.42%) Software Engineering
11 46 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
12 40 (8.62%) OO
13 37 (7.97%) SDLC
14 35 (7.54%) Business Analysis
15 34 (7.33%) Data Analysis
16 33 (7.11%) Decision-Making
16 33 (7.11%) Visualisation
17 30 (6.47%) Project Management
18 29 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 132 (28.45%) SQL
2 82 (17.67%) Java
3 69 (14.87%) JavaScript
4 50 (10.78%) Python
5 36 (7.76%) C#
6 24 (5.17%) Scala
7 20 (4.31%) R
8 18 (3.88%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.23%) PHP
10 13 (2.80%) C++
10 13 (2.80%) X++
11 12 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.94%) Java 8
12 9 (1.94%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.94%) VBA
13 7 (1.51%) ES6
14 6 (1.29%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.08%) VBScript
16 4 (0.86%) Java 9
17 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 157 (33.84%) Degree
2 17 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (3.66%) ISEB
3 15 (3.23%) CBAP
4 11 (2.37%) CISSP
5 10 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.94%) PhD
7 6 (1.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 6 (1.29%) CCSP
7 6 (1.29%) CEH
7 6 (1.29%) CHFI
7 6 (1.29%) ECIH
7 6 (1.29%) GCIH
7 6 (1.29%) GIAC
7 6 (1.29%) OSCE
7 6 (1.29%) OSCP
8 4 (0.86%) CCNP
8 4 (0.86%) CISM
8 4 (0.86%) JNCIP
8 4 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.60%) QA
2 18 (3.88%) SLA
3 9 (1.94%) PMO
4 8 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.65%) GDPR
7 1 (0.22%) NIST 800
System Software
1 19 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.16%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.94%) Docker
3 9 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.65%) HDFS
4 3 (0.65%) XenApp
5 2 (0.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) Firmware
6 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (2.37%) Nessus
2 7 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.51%) Puppet
3 6 (1.29%) Ansible
3 6 (1.29%) Nmap
3 6 (1.29%) OpenVAS
3 6 (1.29%) QRadar
4 4 (0.86%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.86%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.65%) Oozie
6 1 (0.22%) Packer
6 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 70 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.31%) Tableau
3 13 (2.80%) VMware
4 12 (2.59%) Google
4 12 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (2.59%) SAP
5 11 (2.37%) MicroStrategy
5 11 (2.37%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.16%) Citrix
6 10 (2.16%) Oracle
7 9 (1.94%) Cognos
8 7 (1.51%) Cisco
8 7 (1.51%) HP
9 6 (1.29%) AlienVault
9 6 (1.29%) LogRhythm
9 6 (1.29%) Qualys
9 6 (1.29%) Splunk
10 5 (1.08%) Veeam
10 5 (1.08%) WatchGuard
11 4 (0.86%) CheckPoint