Analytical Skills
UK

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 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 14 21 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 9,539 9,312 15,317
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.42% 9.50% 9.34%
As % of the General category 15.93% 13.94% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5,406 4,732 6,678
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £39,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £54,882 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.90% -0.21% +10.00%
75th Percentile £68,085 £72,355 £70,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%

All General Skills
UK

Analytical Skills is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 59,884 66,812 106,383
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 59.11% 68.13% 64.84%
Number of salaries quoted 39,833 36,174 51,471
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £43,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,433 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £102,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

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 24 May 2024.

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 24 May 2024. 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
Jobs
England +7 8,763 £50,000 -9.09% 4,411
UK excluding London +6 6,273 £45,000 -5.26% 3,154
Work from Home -1 3,287 £52,500 -3.18% 1,618
London +9 2,917 £67,500 +3.85% 1,736
South East +11 1,726 £49,000 +0.64% 1,025
North of England -5 1,427 £45,000 +2.86% 783
Midlands +5 1,161 £42,500 -15.00% 530
North West +12 791 £46,066 +2.37% 446
South West +7 779 £45,000 -10.00% 334
West Midlands +1 736 £43,320 -13.36% 316
East of England +9 659 £45,000 -5.26% 336
Yorkshire -11 477 £47,500 +11.76% 247
East Midlands +16 422 £42,000 -16.00% 209
Scotland -40 315 £45,000 -10.00% 149
North East +8 159 £41,774 -1.71% 98
Wales -1 146 £45,000 +12.50% 64
Northern Ireland +35 38 £58,800 +38.35% 28
Isle of Man - 23 £50,000 - 5
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 - 3

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 254 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 182 (1.91%) Microsoft Exchange
3 166 (1.74%) SAS
4 138 (1.45%) Confluence
5 97 (1.02%) Apache Spark
6 73 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 61 (0.64%) CMS
8 58 (0.61%) Apache
9 44 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
10 41 (0.43%) IIS
11 38 (0.40%) WordPress
12 27 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
13 12 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
14 11 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 11 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.094%) Umbraco
17 8 (0.084%) Tomcat
17 8 (0.084%) WebSphere
18 7 (0.073%) nginx
Applications
1 1,591 (16.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 764 (8.01%) Microsoft Office
3 440 (4.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 119 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 75 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 61 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 39 (0.41%) SPSS
8 32 (0.34%) AutoCAD
9 13 (0.14%) OrCAD
10 10 (0.10%) Adobe XD
10 10 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
10 10 (0.10%) Trello
11 9 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.084%) Chatbot
12 8 (0.084%) GNU Octave
12 8 (0.084%) Revit
13 6 (0.063%) Acrobat
13 6 (0.063%) Simulink
13 6 (0.063%) Stata
Business Applications
1 107 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
3 54 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 28 (0.29%) NEC Housing
5 26 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 26 (0.27%) Salesforce CRM
6 25 (0.26%) Shopify
7 19 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 19 (0.20%) Magento
8 15 (0.16%) SAP ERP
9 14 (0.15%) Misys Midas
10 13 (0.14%) Endur
10 13 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
11 12 (0.13%) SAP MM
12 10 (0.10%) Elite 3E
13 9 (0.094%) SAP BPC
13 9 (0.094%) SAP FI
13 9 (0.094%) SAP IBP
13 9 (0.094%) SAP PP
13 9 (0.094%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1,478 (15.49%) Azure
2 964 (10.11%) Power Platform
3 957 (10.03%) AWS
4 568 (5.95%) Microsoft 365
5 550 (5.77%) GCP
6 320 (3.35%) Entra ID
7 243 (2.55%) SaaS
8 198 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
9 185 (1.94%) Azure DevOps
10 110 (1.15%) PowerApps
11 101 (1.06%) IaaS
12 98 (1.03%) Power Automate
13 91 (0.95%) Serverless
14 89 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
15 81 (0.85%) Google Analytics
16 75 (0.79%) GitHub
16 75 (0.79%) PaaS
17 71 (0.74%) Snowflake
18 70 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
18 70 (0.73%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 728 (7.63%) Broadband
2 303 (3.18%) Firewall
3 270 (2.83%) 5G
4 205 (2.15%) DNS
5 201 (2.11%) WAN
6 179 (1.88%) LAN
7 170 (1.78%) TCP/IP
8 151 (1.58%) Network Security
9 129 (1.35%) DHCP
10 112 (1.17%) Internet
11 102 (1.07%) VPN
12 90 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
13 82 (0.86%) SAN
14 81 (0.85%) Wireless
15 66 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
16 50 (0.52%) VLAN
17 47 (0.49%) SD-WAN
18 44 (0.46%) MPLS
19 35 (0.37%) NAS
20 34 (0.36%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 860 (9.02%) Power BI
2 523 (5.48%) Tableau
3 449 (4.71%) SQL Server
4 415 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 377 (3.95%) Looker
6 375 (3.93%) BigQuery
7 179 (1.88%) Relational Database
8 152 (1.59%) MySQL
9 144 (1.51%) Data Lake
10 124 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
11 110 (1.15%) Power Query
12 108 (1.13%) Big Data
13 98 (1.03%) Oracle Database
14 94 (0.99%) MongoDB
15 92 (0.96%) Metadata
16 89 (0.93%) Data Mining
17 76 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 74 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 71 (0.74%) NoSQL
20 67 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 354 (3.71%) Git
2 323 (3.39%) JIRA
3 110 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 46 (0.48%) Visual Studio
5 40 (0.42%) Bitbucket
6 35 (0.37%) Cucumber
7 34 (0.36%) LabVIEW
8 28 (0.29%) Burp Suite
8 28 (0.29%) Metasploit
9 26 (0.27%) GitLab
10 24 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 22 (0.23%) Selenium
12 20 (0.21%) Cypress.io
12 20 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (0.17%) JMeter
13 16 (0.17%) Maven
13 16 (0.17%) SpecFlow
14 13 (0.14%) Toad
15 11 (0.12%) Eclipse
15 11 (0.12%) Gradle
General
1 5,191 (54.42%) Social Skills
2 2,735 (28.67%) Finance
3 1,126 (11.80%) Retail
4 879 (9.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 840 (8.81%) Marketing
6 779 (8.17%) Influencing Skills
7 597 (6.26%) Organisational Skills
8 553 (5.80%) Law
9 546 (5.72%) Legal
10 541 (5.67%) Presentation Skills
11 406 (4.26%) Banking
12 401 (4.20%) Manufacturing
13 354 (3.71%) Public Sector
14 264 (2.77%) German Language
15 233 (2.44%) Telecoms
16 195 (2.04%) Electronics
17 190 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
18 153 (1.60%) Investment Banking
19 143 (1.50%) Advertising
20 138 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,804 (29.40%) Analyst
2 1,565 (16.41%) Senior
3 636 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 597 (6.26%) Developer
5 567 (5.94%) Lead
6 494 (5.18%) Architect
7 442 (4.63%) Data Analyst
8 412 (4.32%) Business Analyst
9 336 (3.52%) Graduate
10 313 (3.28%) Project Manager
11 311 (3.26%) Consultant
12 286 (3.00%) Data Engineer
13 229 (2.40%) Financial Analyst
14 215 (2.25%) Technical Specialist
15 212 (2.22%) Linux Specialist
16 206 (2.16%) Support Engineer
17 200 (2.10%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
18 199 (2.09%) Software Engineer
18 199 (2.09%) Support Analyst
19 184 (1.93%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (3.77%) .NET
2 217 (2.27%) HTML
3 181 (1.90%) CSS
4 146 (1.53%) React
5 99 (1.04%) .NET Framework
5 99 (1.04%) AngularJS
6 90 (0.94%) Web Services
7 88 (0.92%) ASP.NET
8 85 (0.89%) Spring
9 84 (0.88%) JSON
10 81 (0.85%) REST
11 77 (0.81%) Kafka
11 77 (0.81%) XML
12 66 (0.69%) RESTful
12 66 (0.69%) Vue
13 54 (0.57%) SOAP
14 50 (0.52%) .NET Core
14 50 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
15 49 (0.51%) Spring Boot
16 44 (0.46%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,097 (11.50%) Self-Motivation
2 560 (5.87%) Management Information System
3 452 (4.74%) Analytical Mindset
4 405 (4.25%) Product Ownership
5 322 (3.38%) Driving Licence
6 314 (3.29%) Social Media
7 199 (2.09%) Algorithms
8 192 (2.01%) Onboarding
9 146 (1.53%) Data Centre
10 124 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
11 115 (1.21%) IoT
12 102 (1.07%) Data Structures
13 97 (1.02%) Life Science
14 94 (0.99%) Cyber Threat
15 87 (0.91%) Credit Risk
16 84 (0.88%) Virtual Team
17 82 (0.86%) Mobile App
18 75 (0.79%) Security Posture
19 72 (0.75%) Public Cloud
20 71 (0.74%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 860 (9.02%) Windows
2 671 (7.03%) Linux
3 262 (2.75%) Windows Server
4 223 (2.34%) Ubuntu
5 218 (2.29%) Windows 10
6 167 (1.75%) Unix
7 64 (0.67%) Android
8 54 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 53 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 45 (0.47%) Solaris
11 44 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
13 31 (0.32%) Kali Linux
14 29 (0.30%) Windows 7
15 27 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
16 24 (0.25%) AIX
17 22 (0.23%) Windows 8
18 21 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 20 (0.21%) CentOS
20 17 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,848 (50.82%) Problem-Solving
2 2,265 (23.74%) Agile
3 1,563 (16.39%) Decision-Making
4 1,326 (13.90%) Mentoring
5 1,273 (13.35%) Project Management
6 1,190 (12.48%) Analytics
7 1,120 (11.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 1,027 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
9 928 (9.73%) Customer Service
10 923 (9.68%) Actionable Insight
11 894 (9.37%) Computer Science
12 837 (8.77%) Data Analysis
13 722 (7.57%) Cybersecurity
14 696 (7.30%) Mathematics
15 694 (7.28%) DevOps
16 685 (7.18%) Visualisation
17 647 (6.78%) Data Modelling
18 625 (6.55%) CRM
19 612 (6.42%) Business Case
20 585 (6.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1,682 (17.63%) SQL
2 1,070 (11.22%) Python
3 426 (4.47%) C#
4 390 (4.09%) Java
5 373 (3.91%) JavaScript
6 326 (3.42%) Bash
7 227 (2.38%) R
8 214 (2.24%) PowerShell
9 201 (2.11%) C++
10 195 (2.04%) C
11 134 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 114 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 91 (0.95%) TypeScript
14 74 (0.78%) Scala
15 72 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions
16 71 (0.74%) VBA
17 68 (0.71%) MATLAB
18 62 (0.65%) PHP
19 55 (0.58%) VB
20 52 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2,896 (30.36%) Degree
2 496 (5.20%) DBS Check
3 485 (5.08%) ACCA
4 464 (4.86%) CIMA
5 449 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 416 (4.36%) Security Cleared
7 299 (3.13%) Master's Degree
8 248 (2.60%) SC Cleared
9 165 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 145 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
11 121 (1.27%) PMI Certification
12 119 (1.25%) CISSP
13 108 (1.13%) Azure Certification
14 98 (1.03%) PhD
15 90 (0.94%) CCNA
16 78 (0.82%) DV Cleared
17 74 (0.78%) HND
18 67 (0.70%) CCNP
19 66 (0.69%) MBA
19 66 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 532 (5.58%) QA
2 466 (4.89%) GDPR
3 416 (4.36%) Data Quality
4 326 (3.42%) SLA
5 209 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 126 (1.32%) Accessibility
7 106 (1.11%) NIST
8 80 (0.84%) PMO
9 70 (0.73%) IFRS
10 62 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
11 47 (0.49%) IFRS 9
12 40 (0.42%) ISO 9001
12 40 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 39 (0.41%) PCI DSS
14 38 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
15 36 (0.38%) GLP
16 35 (0.37%) GMP
16 35 (0.37%) GRC
17 20 (0.21%) NIST 800
17 20 (0.21%) SOC 2
System Software
1 722 (7.57%) Active Directory
2 181 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 141 (1.48%) Docker
4 97 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 85 (0.89%) Firmware
6 50 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
7 41 (0.43%) vSphere
8 39 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (0.23%) Embedded Firmware
11 16 (0.17%) XenApp
12 14 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.10%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.084%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.052%) HDFS
15 5 (0.052%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.042%) NFS
16 4 (0.042%) pfSense
17 2 (0.021%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 274 (2.87%) Microsoft Intune
2 215 (2.25%) Jamf Pro
3 146 (1.53%) Kubernetes
4 80 (0.84%) Terraform
5 64 (0.67%) Ansible
6 61 (0.64%) SCCM
7 50 (0.52%) Data Guard
8 48 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
9 47 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
10 30 (0.31%) Puppet
11 26 (0.27%) OpenSSO
12 19 (0.20%) Grafana
12 19 (0.20%) vCenter Server
13 18 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
13 18 (0.19%) Progress Chef
14 17 (0.18%) Graphite
15 14 (0.15%) Nagios
16 12 (0.13%) HAProxy
17 9 (0.094%) WSUS
18 8 (0.084%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2,407 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 632 (6.63%) Google
3 408 (4.28%) Oracle
4 340 (3.56%) SAP
5 269 (2.82%) VMware
6 237 (2.48%) Databricks
7 231 (2.42%) Salesforce
8 210 (2.20%) CyberArk
8 210 (2.20%) Tanium
9 170 (1.78%) Cisco
10 98 (1.03%) ServiceNow
11 93 (0.97%) Alteryx
11 93 (0.97%) IBM
11 93 (0.97%) Remedy
12 88 (0.92%) Dell
13 74 (0.78%) Adobe
14 71 (0.74%) HP
15 61 (0.64%) Juniper
16 54 (0.57%) Fortinet
17 48 (0.50%) Sun