Period
to 8 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 8,475 11,826 13,744
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.32% 7.93% 7.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.97% 20.10% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6,390 8,480 10,299
Median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +2.06% +7.78%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £79,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Analytical Skills 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 44,672 58,840 68,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.59% 39.44% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 34,303 44,286 53,487
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the UK over the 6 months to 8 April 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 -2 7,824 £52,500 +5.00% 897
UK excluding London -2 4,764 £45,000 +5.88% 651
London -6 3,487 £61,000 +4.72% 312
South East +5 1,447 £50,000 +11.11% 163
North of England -4 1,110 £42,500 - 153
Midlands -3 743 £45,000 +16.88% 110
North West -4 595 £45,000 - 89
West Midlands -3 520 £43,000 +11.69% 75
South West +2 508 £40,000 -11.11% 88
East of England 0 507 £47,500 +14.46% 71
Yorkshire +4 380 £42,500 +1.19% 37
Work from Home +19 325 £57,500 +9.52% 51
Scotland 0 287 £50,000 +11.11% 38
East Midlands -11 220 £45,000 +12.50% 35
North East -1 135 £37,500 +4.17% 27
Wales +1 124 £40,000 +2.56% 23
Northern Ireland +6 41 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Isle of Man +4 8 £33,000 -34.00%
Channel Islands +1 3 £33,000 -12.00%

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, IT jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Skills.

1 3,572 (42.15%) Problem-Solving
2 2,505 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
3 2,492 (29.40%) SQL
4 2,154 (25.42%) Finance
5 1,848 (21.81%) Degree
6 1,646 (19.42%) Microsoft
7 1,570 (18.53%) Analytics
8 1,286 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
9 1,270 (14.99%) SQL Server
10 1,249 (14.74%) Python
11 1,109 (13.09%) Azure
12 980 (11.56%) C#
13 967 (11.41%) Windows
14 943 (11.13%) Project Management
15 914 (10.78%) JavaScript
16 884 (10.43%) Java
17 874 (10.31%) .NET
18 809 (9.55%) Linux
19 795 (9.38%) Computer Science
20 739 (8.72%) Oracle
21 720 (8.50%) AWS
22 719 (8.48%) ITIL
23 716 (8.45%) DevOps
24 699 (8.25%) HTML
25 697 (8.22%) Scrum
26 696 (8.21%) Microsoft Excel
27 670 (7.91%) Data Analysis
28 659 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
29 644 (7.60%) Analytical Thinking
30 640 (7.55%) Software Engineering

Analytical Skills
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
1 240 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 219 (2.58%) Apache Spark
3 209 (2.47%) Confluence
4 124 (1.46%) IIS
5 119 (1.40%) SAS
6 115 (1.36%) Apache
7 109 (1.29%) CMS
8 90 (1.06%) MS Exchange
9 68 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
10 47 (0.55%) Skype for Business
11 43 (0.51%) WebLogic
12 41 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
12 41 (0.48%) WebSphere
13 40 (0.47%) Jupyter
14 36 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 34 (0.40%) Tomcat
16 30 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
17 26 (0.31%) nginx
18 22 (0.26%) Drupal
18 22 (0.26%) EPiServer
Applications
1 696 (8.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 519 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
3 229 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 142 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 112 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
6 57 (0.67%) SPSS
7 34 (0.40%) Sketch
8 26 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.21%) InVision
10 16 (0.19%) Photoshop
11 14 (0.17%) Zeplin
12 13 (0.15%) OrCAD
13 9 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 9 (0.11%) Chatbot
13 9 (0.11%) Figma
14 8 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.071%) InfoPath
15 6 (0.071%) Simulink
16 5 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
17 4 (0.047%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 119 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
3 36 (0.42%) Magento
4 32 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 30 (0.35%) NetSuite
6 29 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 26 (0.31%) assyst
8 22 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
8 22 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
9 20 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
10 19 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
10 19 (0.22%) SAP ERP
11 17 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 16 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
13 15 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
14 14 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
15 13 (0.15%) FastStats
15 13 (0.15%) Shopify
16 12 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
16 12 (0.14%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,109 (13.09%) Azure
2 720 (8.50%) AWS
3 619 (7.30%) Power Platform
4 463 (5.46%) Office 365
5 268 (3.16%) SaaS
6 200 (2.36%) GCP
7 133 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 121 (1.43%) Google Analytics
9 107 (1.26%) PaaS
10 99 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
11 94 (1.11%) IaaS
12 90 (1.06%) Serverless
13 76 (0.90%) GitHub
14 75 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
15 60 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
16 48 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
17 47 (0.55%) PowerApps
18 46 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
19 44 (0.52%) Amazon S3
20 36 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 309 (3.65%) Firewall
2 207 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 206 (2.43%) LAN
4 201 (2.37%) WAN
5 197 (2.32%) Internet
6 173 (2.04%) DNS
7 130 (1.53%) VPN
8 125 (1.47%) Network Security
9 106 (1.25%) DHCP
10 105 (1.24%) VoIP
11 100 (1.18%) Wireless
12 63 (0.74%) BGP
13 60 (0.71%) SAN
14 57 (0.67%) HTTP
14 57 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
15 51 (0.60%) Skype
16 50 (0.59%) VLAN
17 48 (0.57%) OSPF
18 46 (0.54%) Intranet
18 46 (0.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,270 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 589 (6.95%) Power BI
3 545 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
4 481 (5.68%) Big Data
5 408 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 345 (4.07%) Relational Database
7 320 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 305 (3.60%) Data Lake
9 215 (2.54%) MySQL
10 210 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 205 (2.42%) NoSQL
12 188 (2.22%) Hadoop
13 151 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
14 138 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
15 127 (1.50%) MongoDB
16 116 (1.37%) QlikView
17 112 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
18 111 (1.31%) RDBMS
19 107 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
20 105 (1.24%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 535 (6.31%) Git (software)
2 517 (6.10%) JIRA
3 210 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 174 (2.05%) Selenium
5 164 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 160 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 83 (0.98%) Bitbucket
8 77 (0.91%) Maven
9 76 (0.90%) Cucumber
10 70 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
11 66 (0.78%) WebDriver
12 58 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 55 (0.65%) Postman
14 54 (0.64%) JUnit
14 54 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
15 53 (0.63%) Subversion
16 50 (0.59%) webpack
17 48 (0.57%) JMeter
17 48 (0.57%) SpecFlow
18 46 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 2,154 (25.42%) Finance
2 631 (7.45%) Marketing
3 481 (5.68%) Retail
4 412 (4.86%) Banking
5 327 (3.86%) Legal
6 262 (3.09%) Telecoms
7 206 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 170 (2.01%) Law
9 155 (1.83%) Public Sector
10 105 (1.24%) Front Office
11 104 (1.23%) Back Office
12 103 (1.22%) Advertising
13 89 (1.05%) Games
14 74 (0.87%) Electronics
15 65 (0.77%) Aerospace
16 62 (0.73%) Automotive
17 61 (0.72%) Billing
18 55 (0.65%) Financial Institution
19 53 (0.63%) Military
20 52 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2,087 (24.63%) Analyst
2 1,566 (18.48%) Developer
3 548 (6.47%) Architect
4 474 (5.59%) Business Analyst
5 432 (5.10%) Data Analyst
6 384 (4.53%) Consultant
7 292 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
8 282 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 274 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 243 (2.87%) Software Developer
11 234 (2.76%) Project Manager
12 217 (2.56%) Data Engineer
13 210 (2.48%) Support Analyst
14 199 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
15 178 (2.10%) Support Engineer
16 173 (2.04%) Administrator
17 166 (1.96%) Java Developer
18 165 (1.95%) Product Manager
19 164 (1.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
20 162 (1.91%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 874 (10.31%) .NET
2 699 (8.25%) HTML
3 541 (6.38%) CSS
4 392 (4.63%) Web Services
5 389 (4.59%) AngularJS
6 287 (3.39%) XML
7 271 (3.20%) ASP.NET
8 260 (3.07%) REST
9 226 (2.67%) React
10 220 (2.60%) HTML5
11 217 (2.56%) jQuery
12 170 (2.01%) Kafka
13 162 (1.91%) .NET Framework
14 159 (1.88%) Node.js
15 156 (1.84%) SOAP
16 147 (1.73%) Spring
17 143 (1.69%) JSON
18 137 (1.62%) RESTful
19 113 (1.33%) CSS3
20 107 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 623 (7.35%) Self-Motivation
2 522 (6.16%) Management Information System
3 445 (5.25%) User Experience
4 247 (2.91%) Analytical Mindset
5 212 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 185 (2.18%) Data Structures
7 183 (2.16%) Mobile App
8 145 (1.71%) Data Centre
9 139 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
10 125 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 89 (1.05%) Driving Licence
12 86 (1.01%) Social Media
13 73 (0.86%) Hedge funds
14 71 (0.84%) Virtual Team
15 69 (0.81%) Derivative
16 67 (0.79%) Reinsurance
17 61 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
18 60 (0.71%) Cloud Native
18 60 (0.71%) Public Cloud
19 54 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 967 (11.41%) Windows
2 809 (9.55%) Linux
3 325 (3.83%) Unix
4 288 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 166 (1.96%) Windows 10
6 136 (1.60%) Android
7 126 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 82 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 82 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 70 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 51 (0.60%) CentOS
11 50 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 44 (0.52%) Ubuntu
13 31 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
14 29 (0.34%) Mac OS
14 29 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (0.27%) Solaris
16 19 (0.22%) Fedora
17 18 (0.21%) AIX
18 14 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,572 (42.15%) Problem-Solving
2 2,505 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1,570 (18.53%) Analytics
4 1,286 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
5 943 (11.13%) Project Management
6 795 (9.38%) Computer Science
7 719 (8.48%) ITIL
8 716 (8.45%) DevOps
9 697 (8.22%) Scrum
10 670 (7.91%) Data Analysis
11 659 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 644 (7.60%) Analytical Thinking
13 640 (7.55%) Software Engineering
14 605 (7.14%) SDLC
15 604 (7.13%) ETL
16 595 (7.02%) Visualisation
17 594 (7.01%) Decision-Making
18 583 (6.88%) Data Modelling
19 518 (6.11%) Data Analytics
20 504 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2,492 (29.40%) SQL
2 1,249 (14.74%) Python
3 980 (11.56%) C#
4 914 (10.78%) JavaScript
5 884 (10.43%) Java
6 372 (4.39%) C
7 334 (3.94%) C++
8 314 (3.71%) T-SQL
9 304 (3.59%) R
10 263 (3.10%) PowerShell
11 197 (2.32%) PHP
12 175 (2.06%) TypeScript
13 169 (1.99%) VBA
14 151 (1.78%) PL/SQL
15 145 (1.71%) Bash Shell
16 126 (1.49%) Scala
17 97 (1.14%) Shell Script
18 90 (1.06%) VB.NET
19 87 (1.03%) VB
20 66 (0.78%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1,848 (21.81%) Degree
2 340 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 330 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 208 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 165 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
6 137 (1.62%) CISSP
7 136 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 134 (1.58%) Master's Degree
9 127 (1.50%) CCNA
10 110 (1.30%) ISTQB
11 103 (1.22%) DV Cleared
12 88 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
13 84 (0.99%) PhD
14 80 (0.94%) MCSE
15 75 (0.88%) CISM
16 73 (0.86%) PMI Certification
17 71 (0.84%) ISEB
18 63 (0.74%) PMP
19 60 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
20 59 (0.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 477 (5.63%) QA
2 249 (2.94%) SLA
3 224 (2.64%) Data Quality
4 126 (1.49%) GDPR
5 107 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 97 (1.14%) GAAP
7 70 (0.83%) PMO
8 41 (0.48%) NIST
9 38 (0.45%) PCI DSS
10 35 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 33 (0.39%) COBIT
12 30 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
13 21 (0.25%) GxP
14 11 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
14 11 (0.13%) ISO 22301
15 10 (0.12%) ISO 9001
15 10 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 8 (0.094%) MiFID
16 8 (0.094%) SEPA
17 7 (0.083%) IFRS
System Software
1 446 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 301 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 263 (3.10%) Docker
4 100 (1.18%) vSphere
5 81 (0.96%) Hyper-V
6 80 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (0.58%) Firmware
8 35 (0.41%) XenApp
9 26 (0.31%) Apache Flume
10 23 (0.27%) BitLocker
11 21 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (0.25%) Xen
12 19 (0.22%) NFS
12 19 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
13 18 (0.21%) Terminal Services
14 16 (0.19%) Samba
14 16 (0.19%) VirtualBox
15 14 (0.17%) HDFS
15 14 (0.17%) KVM
16 10 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 173 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 115 (1.36%) SCCM
3 113 (1.33%) Terraform
4 107 (1.26%) Ansible
5 65 (0.77%) Puppet
6 41 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
7 39 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
8 36 (0.42%) vCenter Server
9 35 (0.41%) Kibana
10 33 (0.39%) HP ALM
11 31 (0.37%) Nagios
12 26 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
12 26 (0.31%) Oozie
12 26 (0.31%) SCOM
13 25 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 23 (0.27%) WSUS
15 22 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
16 19 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
17 18 (0.21%) ZABBIX
18 16 (0.19%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 1,646 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 739 (8.72%) Oracle
3 587 (6.93%) Tableau
4 381 (4.50%) VMware
5 281 (3.32%) Google
6 272 (3.21%) Cisco
7 243 (2.87%) SAP
8 228 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
9 202 (2.38%) Blue Prism
10 199 (2.35%) UiPath
11 196 (2.31%) Cadence
12 195 (2.30%) Alteryx
13 194 (2.29%) Automation Anywhere
14 187 (2.21%) Teradata
15 137 (1.62%) HP
16 119 (1.40%) Citrix
17 117 (1.38%) Adobe
18 112 (1.32%) ServiceNow
19 111 (1.31%) IBM
20 99 (1.17%) Red Hat