Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 26 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 11,566 14,095 13,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.01% 8.08% 7.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.37% 20.70% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,912 10,001 9,926
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,515 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.03% +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 56,790 68,076 68,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.31% 39.02% 39.25%
Number of salaries quoted 42,544 52,367 53,834
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytical Skills.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Top 18 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 26 June 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 +2 10,810 £50,000 +3.09% 530
UK excluding London +2 6,641 £42,515 +0.03% 378
London -2 4,661 £60,000 +7.14% 184
South East 0 1,951 £45,000 - 93
North of England +6 1,672 £42,500 +3.66% 96
Midlands +1 1,080 £37,500 -6.25% 67
North West +9 1,055 £45,000 +5.88% 40
South West 0 762 £45,000 +5.88% 48
West Midlands 0 738 £39,000 -2.50% 49
East of England -1 654 £42,500 -14.14% 43
Yorkshire -26 440 £39,000 -2.50% 37
Scotland -2 370 £43,110 +0.26% 23
East Midlands +8 338 £37,500 -7.41% 18
North East +20 179 £38,500 +2.67% 19
Wales -13 100 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Northern Ireland -9 64 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Isle of Man -2 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Channel Islands +2 1 £37,500 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 4,970 (42.97%) Problem-Solving
2 3,456 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
3 3,140 (27.15%) SQL
4 2,856 (24.69%) Finance
5 2,720 (23.52%) Degree
6 2,282 (19.73%) Microsoft
7 1,799 (15.55%) Analytics
8 1,517 (13.12%) Python
9 1,498 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
10 1,373 (11.87%) Java
11 1,314 (11.36%) C#
12 1,285 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 1,256 (10.86%) Project Management
14 1,140 (9.86%) Windows
15 1,131 (9.78%) ITIL
16 1,084 (9.37%) Microsoft Azure
17 1,043 (9.02%) Microsoft Excel
18 1,039 (8.98%) Software Engineering
19 1,011 (8.74%) .NET
20 984 (8.51%) Retail
21 965 (8.34%) Computer Science
22 943 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
23 931 (8.05%) Mathematics
24 924 (7.99%) Linux
25 905 (7.82%) Data Analysis
26 898 (7.76%) Management Information System
27 893 (7.72%) JavaScript
28 883 (7.63%) Marketing
29 880 (7.61%) Decision-Making
30 870 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 360 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 341 (2.95%) Apache Spark
3 191 (1.65%) Confluence
4 175 (1.51%) SAS
5 139 (1.20%) CMS
6 135 (1.17%) MS Exchange
7 124 (1.07%) IIS
8 115 (0.99%) Apache
9 62 (0.54%) Skype for Business
10 56 (0.48%) Apache Pig
11 46 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 44 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 41 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
14 36 (0.31%) WebSphere
15 32 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
16 29 (0.25%) JBoss
17 28 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
18 26 (0.22%) Tomcat
19 25 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
20 22 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1,043 (9.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 825 (7.13%) Microsoft Office
3 408 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 235 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 133 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
6 86 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 72 (0.62%) SPSS
8 61 (0.53%) Chatbot
9 35 (0.30%) Sketch
10 21 (0.18%) InVision
11 19 (0.16%) Marvel
12 15 (0.13%) Photoshop
12 15 (0.13%) Stata
13 10 (0.086%) Figma
14 9 (0.078%) Adobe XD
14 9 (0.078%) UXPin
15 7 (0.061%) Zeplin
16 6 (0.052%) SOLIDWORKS
17 5 (0.043%) Maya
17 5 (0.043%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 162 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 107 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 68 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 61 (0.53%) NetSuite
5 40 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 38 (0.33%) SAP ERP
7 33 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
8 30 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
9 27 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
10 26 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
11 24 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
12 21 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 20 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
14 18 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
15 16 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
16 15 (0.13%) Eloqua
16 15 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
17 13 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
18 12 (0.10%) CSG Singleview
18 12 (0.10%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1,084 (9.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 943 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
3 638 (5.52%) Power Platform
4 511 (4.42%) Office 365
5 371 (3.21%) SaaS
6 272 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 174 (1.50%) Google Analytics
8 154 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
9 141 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
10 124 (1.07%) PaaS
11 72 (0.62%) GitHub
12 67 (0.58%) IaaS
13 66 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
14 56 (0.48%) Amazon S3
15 51 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
16 47 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
17 44 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
18 42 (0.36%) OneDrive
19 41 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
20 40 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 420 (3.63%) Firewall
2 281 (2.43%) LAN
3 280 (2.42%) DNS
4 273 (2.36%) WAN
5 263 (2.27%) Internet
6 230 (1.99%) TCP/IP
7 221 (1.91%) DHCP
8 199 (1.72%) Network Security
9 172 (1.49%) VPN
10 161 (1.39%) VoIP
11 151 (1.31%) Broadband
12 138 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
13 127 (1.10%) SAN
14 113 (0.98%) Wireless
15 101 (0.87%) HTTP
16 93 (0.80%) VLAN
17 85 (0.73%) SSL
18 73 (0.63%) Skype
19 69 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
20 67 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,285 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 682 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
3 620 (5.36%) Power BI
4 605 (5.23%) Big Data
5 512 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 507 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 465 (4.02%) Hadoop
8 419 (3.62%) Relational Database
9 250 (2.16%) QlikView
10 247 (2.14%) NoSQL
11 241 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 226 (1.95%) MySQL
13 155 (1.34%) Oracle Database
14 153 (1.32%) MongoDB
15 150 (1.30%) Apache Hive
16 146 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
17 133 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
18 122 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
19 120 (1.04%) Data Mining
20 101 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 582 (5.03%) JIRA
2 565 (4.89%) Git (software)
3 268 (2.32%) Jenkins
4 212 (1.83%) Selenium
4 212 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 209 (1.81%) Visual Studio
6 97 (0.84%) Cucumber
7 91 (0.79%) Maven
8 83 (0.72%) Subversion
9 76 (0.66%) TeamCity
10 74 (0.64%) WebDriver
11 71 (0.61%) Bitbucket
12 63 (0.54%) JUnit
13 60 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
14 59 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 56 (0.48%) Bitbucket Server
16 46 (0.40%) Hudson
17 43 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
18 39 (0.34%) Appium
19 37 (0.32%) git-flow
General
1 2,856 (24.69%) Finance
2 984 (8.51%) Retail
3 883 (7.63%) Marketing
4 750 (6.48%) Banking
5 412 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 357 (3.09%) Manufacturing
7 209 (1.81%) Legal
8 204 (1.76%) Games
9 175 (1.51%) Law
10 166 (1.44%) Electronics
11 152 (1.31%) Back Office
12 137 (1.18%) Advertising
13 133 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 123 (1.06%) Front Office
15 111 (0.96%) Billing
16 107 (0.93%) Automotive
17 64 (0.55%) Publishing
18 59 (0.51%) Investment Banking
19 54 (0.47%) Financial Institution
20 50 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,967 (25.65%) Analyst
2 1,926 (16.65%) Developer
3 937 (8.10%) Business Analyst
4 661 (5.72%) Architect
5 554 (4.79%) Consultant
6 425 (3.67%) Data Analyst
7 381 (3.29%) Support Analyst
8 355 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
9 317 (2.74%) Graduate
10 313 (2.71%) Senior Developer
11 307 (2.65%) .NET Developer
12 297 (2.57%) Software Engineer
13 293 (2.53%) Data Scientist
14 291 (2.52%) Project Manager
15 272 (2.35%) Applications Support
16 265 (2.29%) Junior
16 265 (2.29%) Software Developer
17 264 (2.28%) C# Developer
18 237 (2.05%) Data Engineer
19 236 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,011 (8.74%) .NET
2 765 (6.61%) HTML
3 578 (5.00%) CSS
4 538 (4.65%) Web Services
5 395 (3.42%) XML
6 384 (3.32%) ASP.NET
7 321 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 235 (2.03%) JSON
9 226 (1.95%) REST
10 204 (1.76%) jQuery
11 197 (1.70%) .NET Framework
12 194 (1.68%) Spring
13 179 (1.55%) SOAP
14 173 (1.50%) Node.js
15 171 (1.48%) Kafka
16 154 (1.33%) HTML5
17 143 (1.24%) React
18 139 (1.20%) WCF
19 138 (1.19%) Natural Language Processing
20 116 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 898 (7.76%) Management Information System
2 859 (7.43%) Self-Motivation
3 558 (4.82%) User Experience
4 400 (3.46%) Algorithms
5 293 (2.53%) Analytical Mindset
6 224 (1.94%) Data Centre
7 200 (1.73%) Data Structures
8 194 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 164 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 146 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
11 141 (1.22%) Virtual Team
12 112 (0.97%) Social Media
13 111 (0.96%) Smartphone
14 106 (0.92%) Cloud Native
15 88 (0.76%) Robotics
16 85 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
16 85 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
17 84 (0.73%) Life Science
18 83 (0.72%) PMI
19 80 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,140 (9.86%) Windows
2 924 (7.99%) Linux
3 435 (3.76%) Windows Server
4 375 (3.24%) Unix
5 196 (1.69%) Windows 10
6 169 (1.46%) Android
6 169 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 133 (1.15%) Windows 7
8 126 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 104 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 83 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 55 (0.48%) CentOS
12 43 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 36 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 35 (0.30%) Solaris
15 32 (0.28%) AIX
15 32 (0.28%) Mac OS
16 27 (0.23%) Windows 8
17 25 (0.22%) Mac OS X
18 19 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,970 (42.97%) Problem-Solving
2 3,456 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1,799 (15.55%) Analytics
4 1,498 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
5 1,256 (10.86%) Project Management
6 1,131 (9.78%) ITIL
7 1,039 (8.98%) Software Engineering
8 965 (8.34%) Computer Science
9 931 (8.05%) Mathematics
10 905 (7.82%) Data Analysis
11 880 (7.61%) Decision-Making
12 870 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 856 (7.40%) Scrum
14 808 (6.99%) SDLC
15 780 (6.74%) Business Analysis
16 767 (6.63%) Visualisation
17 766 (6.62%) Data Science
18 742 (6.42%) Analytical Thinking
19 735 (6.35%) DevOps
20 722 (6.24%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3,140 (27.15%) SQL
2 1,517 (13.12%) Python
3 1,373 (11.87%) Java
4 1,314 (11.36%) C#
5 893 (7.72%) JavaScript
6 636 (5.50%) R
7 594 (5.14%) C
8 537 (4.64%) C++
9 478 (4.13%) T-SQL
10 432 (3.74%) PowerShell
11 297 (2.57%) Scala
12 239 (2.07%) VBA
13 195 (1.69%) Bash Shell
14 173 (1.50%) PL/SQL
15 159 (1.37%) PHP
16 153 (1.32%) Perl
17 124 (1.07%) Ruby
18 105 (0.91%) VB
19 104 (0.90%) MATLAB
20 98 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2,720 (23.52%) Degree
2 745 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 501 (4.33%) SC Cleared
4 340 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 265 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
6 237 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 208 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 166 (1.44%) CISSP
9 164 (1.42%) ISTQB
10 161 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
11 155 (1.34%) CCNA
12 145 (1.25%) PhD
13 140 (1.21%) ISEB
14 134 (1.16%) PMI Certification
15 122 (1.05%) CCNP
16 119 (1.03%) MCSE
17 108 (0.93%) CISM
18 96 (0.83%) CISA
19 94 (0.81%) Master's Degree
20 92 (0.80%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 682 (5.90%) QA
2 431 (3.73%) SLA
3 342 (2.96%) Data Quality
4 273 (2.36%) GDPR
5 229 (1.98%) PMO
6 136 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 64 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 57 (0.49%) COBIT
9 45 (0.39%) HMG Infosec
9 45 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 45 (0.39%) JSP 440
10 44 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 43 (0.37%) ISO 9001
12 41 (0.35%) NIST
13 37 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
14 30 (0.26%) ISAE 3402
15 19 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 17 (0.15%) ISO 22301
17 15 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
18 14 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 654 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 362 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 341 (2.95%) Docker
4 131 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 79 (0.68%) vSphere
6 77 (0.67%) XenApp
7 69 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 37 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
10 35 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
11 32 (0.28%) Firmware
12 30 (0.26%) Apache Flume
13 29 (0.25%) VMware NSX
14 28 (0.24%) XenDesktop
15 24 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
16 23 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 20 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
18 19 (0.16%) Terminal Services
19 18 (0.16%) vCloud
20 17 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 262 (2.27%) Kubernetes
2 176 (1.52%) SCCM
3 144 (1.25%) Ansible
4 105 (0.91%) Puppet
4 105 (0.91%) Terraform
5 84 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 75 (0.65%) SCOM
7 49 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
8 41 (0.35%) Ambari
8 41 (0.35%) HP ALM
9 37 (0.32%) Nagios
9 37 (0.32%) Oozie
10 36 (0.31%) WSUS
11 30 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
12 29 (0.25%) SCVMM
12 29 (0.25%) SELinux
12 29 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
13 26 (0.22%) IBM BigFix
14 25 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 25 (0.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2,282 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 785 (6.79%) Oracle
3 560 (4.84%) Tableau
4 520 (4.50%) VMware
5 509 (4.40%) SAP
6 489 (4.23%) Google
7 411 (3.55%) Cisco
8 332 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
9 251 (2.17%) HP
10 219 (1.89%) Citrix
11 183 (1.58%) IBM
12 160 (1.38%) Adobe
13 145 (1.25%) Splunk
14 125 (1.08%) ServiceNow
15 122 (1.05%) Dell
16 119 (1.03%) Juniper
17 99 (0.86%) CheckPoint
18 96 (0.83%) Informatica
19 92 (0.80%) Apple
20 82 (0.71%) Red Hat