Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Mindset
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 620 796 792
Rank change year-on-year +176 -4 +68
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Mindset 143 230 344
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.48% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 126 208 291
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.10% -6.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £25,950 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £84,875 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +0.57%

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 24,417 48,266 59,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.41% 38.50% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19,047 37,500 45,663
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +159 127 £49,000 +15.29% 40
UK excluding London +175 92 £42,500 +13.33% 29
London +161 49 £57,500 +4.55% 11
South East +147 19 £42,500 +4.12% 6
Midlands +87 19 £60,000 +71.43% 4
North of England +62 18 £38,750 +10.71% 13
East of England +107 15 £43,500 -13.00% 3
Work from Home -76 15 £43,500 +24.29% 4
West Midlands +72 11 £72,000 +105.71% 4
North West +82 9 £47,500 +35.71% 4
East Midlands +69 8 £18,500 -43.08%
South West +72 7 £41,500 -17.00% 3
Yorkshire +34 7 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Scotland +37 6 £41,250 +14.58%
Wales +43 4 £46,250 -7.50%
Northern Ireland +17 4 £42,500 +13.33%
North East +12 2 £30,750 -6.82% 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (41.26%) SQL
3 43 (30.07%) Degree
4 40 (27.97%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (27.27%) Finance
6 32 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (19.58%) Python
8 26 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (18.18%) Power Platform
8 26 (18.18%) Power BI
9 24 (16.78%) Microsoft
10 22 (15.38%) Computer Science
11 20 (13.99%) Machine Learning
12 19 (13.29%) Analytics
12 19 (13.29%) Software Engineering
12 19 (13.29%) C++
13 18 (12.59%) Mathematics
14 17 (11.89%) Office 365
15 16 (11.19%) NoSQL
16 15 (10.49%) Linux
16 15 (10.49%) Law
17 14 (9.79%) Java
17 14 (9.79%) Data Modelling
17 14 (9.79%) Cybersecurity
17 14 (9.79%) Fintech
18 13 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
18 13 (9.09%) Visualisation
18 13 (9.09%) Azure
18 13 (9.09%) Marketing
18 13 (9.09%) Data Analysis

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 8 (5.59%) Confluence
2 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.50%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.10%) Mendix
5 1 (0.70%) Jupyter
Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.40%) Simulink
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.18%) Power Platform
2 17 (11.89%) Office 365
3 13 (9.09%) Azure
4 12 (8.39%) AWS
5 10 (6.99%) SaaS
6 7 (4.90%) PaaS
7 6 (4.20%) Google Analytics
8 4 (2.80%) GCP
9 3 (2.10%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (2.10%) Logic Apps
10 2 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.40%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.40%) Azure Stack
10 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.40%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (1.40%) Serverless
11 1 (0.70%) GitHub
11 1 (0.70%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.69%) DNS
2 10 (6.99%) Firewall
2 10 (6.99%) Network Security
3 8 (5.59%) HTTP
4 6 (4.20%) VoIP
5 5 (3.50%) HTTPS
6 4 (2.80%) Intranet
7 3 (2.10%) FTP
7 3 (2.10%) SMTP
7 3 (2.10%) SSL
8 2 (1.40%) IPv4
8 2 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.40%) Wireless
9 1 (0.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.18%) Power BI
2 16 (11.19%) NoSQL
3 12 (8.39%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.29%) Tableau
5 7 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.90%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.20%) Big Data
6 6 (4.20%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.20%) Looker
7 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.10%) MySQL
10 2 (1.40%) Amazon QuickSight
10 2 (1.40%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.40%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.40%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.40%) Impala
10 2 (1.40%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (6.29%) JIRA
2 6 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.50%) ERwin
3 5 (3.50%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.80%) CA Release Automation
4 4 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.70%) Appium
6 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.70%) REST Assured
6 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (27.27%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Law
3 13 (9.09%) Marketing
4 7 (4.90%) Aerospace
4 7 (4.90%) Banking
5 4 (2.80%) Games
6 3 (2.10%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.10%) Local Government
6 3 (2.10%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.40%) Advertising
7 2 (1.40%) Automotive
7 2 (1.40%) Front Office
7 2 (1.40%) Legal
7 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.40%) Retail
7 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Electronics
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.70%) iGaming
8 1 (0.70%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 49 (34.27%) Analyst
2 24 (16.78%) Developer
3 13 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 10 (6.99%) Business Analyst
4 10 (6.99%) Software Engineer
5 9 (6.29%) Product Owner
6 7 (4.90%) Applications Support
6 7 (4.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (4.90%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (4.90%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 7 (4.90%) Network Security Specialist
6 7 (4.90%) Network Specialist
6 7 (4.90%) Product Specialist
6 7 (4.90%) Security Specialist
6 7 (4.90%) Software Developer
6 7 (4.90%) Support Analyst
6 7 (4.90%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (4.20%) Product Manager
7 6 (4.20%) Technical Business Analyst
8 5 (3.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) AngularJS
1 5 (3.50%) Spring
1 5 (3.50%) Spring Boot
1 5 (3.50%) WebRTC
2 3 (2.10%) .NET
2 3 (2.10%) CSS
2 3 (2.10%) HTML
2 3 (2.10%) LDAP
2 3 (2.10%) NumPy
2 3 (2.10%) OpenCV
2 3 (2.10%) PyTorch
2 3 (2.10%) scikit-learn
2 3 (2.10%) SciPy
2 3 (2.10%) TensorFlow
3 2 (1.40%) JSON
4 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.70%) REST
4 1 (0.70%) RESTful
4 1 (0.70%) WCF
4 1 (0.70%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 143 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.80%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.80%) Mobile Games
4 4 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.10%) Clustering
5 3 (2.10%) Cyberattack
5 3 (2.10%) NHS
5 3 (2.10%) Renewable Energy
5 3 (2.10%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.10%) User Experience
6 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.40%) iSeries
6 2 (1.40%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.40%) Social Media
7 1 (0.70%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.49%) Linux
2 5 (3.50%) Windows
3 4 (2.80%) Unix
4 3 (2.10%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.10%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.40%) Android
5 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.97%) Problem-Solving
2 32 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 20 (13.99%) Machine Learning
6 19 (13.29%) Analytics
6 19 (13.29%) Software Engineering
7 18 (12.59%) Mathematics
8 14 (9.79%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (9.79%) Data Modelling
8 14 (9.79%) Fintech
9 13 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 13 (9.09%) Visualisation
10 12 (8.39%) Data Science
11 11 (7.69%) Decision-Making
11 11 (7.69%) Microservices
11 11 (7.69%) Scrum
12 10 (6.99%) Physics
12 10 (6.99%) SDLC
12 10 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (41.26%) SQL
2 28 (19.58%) Python
3 19 (13.29%) C++
4 14 (9.79%) Java
5 9 (6.29%) R
6 8 (5.59%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.90%) C
8 6 (4.20%) C#
8 6 (4.20%) MATLAB
9 5 (3.50%) PHP
10 4 (2.80%) Go
10 4 (2.80%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.40%) Fortran
11 2 (1.40%) VBA
12 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (30.07%) Degree
2 13 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.90%) CCNP
4 7 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.90%) CISSP
4 7 (4.90%) CSPO
4 7 (4.90%) PhD
4 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.10%) ACCA
5 3 (2.10%) CIMA
5 3 (2.10%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.20%) SLA
3 4 (2.80%) QA
4 2 (1.40%) GDPR
5 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (6.29%) Docker
2 7 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.10%) SCCM
3 1 (0.70%) Ansible
3 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.29%) Google
3 8 (5.59%) Oracle
4 4 (2.80%) Citrix
4 4 (2.80%) Twitter
5 3 (2.10%) Blue Coat
5 3 (2.10%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.10%) Cisco
5 3 (2.10%) Darktrace
5 3 (2.10%) Databricks
5 3 (2.10%) FireEye
5 3 (2.10%) Guidewire
5 3 (2.10%) LogRhythm
5 3 (2.10%) McAfee
5 3 (2.10%) SAP
5 3 (2.10%) Splunk
6 2 (1.40%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.40%) Cognos
6 2 (1.40%) IBM
6 2 (1.40%) VMware