Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 25 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 11,684 14,024 12,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.72% 7.93% 7.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.42% 19.72% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,347 9,960 9,813
UK median annual salary £49,812 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.87% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,150
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 63,433 71,121 69,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.90% 40.23% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 48,517 55,623 56,173
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -1 10,858 £50,000 +5.26% 2,161
UK excluding London -1 6,495 £42,500 - 1,515
London -3 4,942 £57,500 +2.68% 786
South East -8 1,755 £45,000 +3.45% 359
North of England -5 1,506 £44,000 +8.64% 431
Midlands +2 1,165 £38,500 -3.75% 245
North West -1 852 £45,000 - 230
East of England +9 844 £42,500 -15.00% 171
West Midlands 0 789 £37,500 -11.13% 177
South West -14 631 £42,500 +6.25% 173
Yorkshire -8 491 £42,500 +8.28% 161
Scotland -1 428 £45,000 +7.14% 76
East Midlands +5 374 £42,500 +6.25% 68
North East +16 165 £40,000 +4.58% 41
Wales -4 135 £37,500 +0.67% 43
Northern Ireland +10 56 £40,000 +77.78% 21
Isle of Man +5 6 £50,000 +100.00%
Channel Islands -4 1 £37,500 -36.44%

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 5,181 (44.34%) Problem-Solving
2 3,453 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 3,219 (27.55%) Finance
4 3,104 (26.57%) SQL
5 2,691 (23.03%) Degree
6 2,389 (20.45%) Microsoft
7 1,820 (15.58%) Analytics
8 1,453 (12.44%) Project Management
9 1,378 (11.79%) C#
10 1,364 (11.67%) Java
11 1,356 (11.61%) Python
12 1,355 (11.60%) Windows
13 1,294 (11.07%) SQL Server
14 1,261 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
15 1,167 (9.99%) ITIL
16 1,143 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
17 1,117 (9.56%) JavaScript
18 1,061 (9.08%) .NET
19 1,030 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
20 1,013 (8.67%) Computer Science
21 1,011 (8.65%) Microsoft Excel
22 944 (8.08%) Software Engineering
23 941 (8.05%) Retail
24 925 (7.92%) Marketing
25 913 (7.81%) HTML
26 895 (7.66%) Linux
27 876 (7.50%) Mathematics
28 861 (7.37%) Self-Motivation
29 854 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
30 817 (6.99%) Decision-Making

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
1 343 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 318 (2.72%) SAS
3 243 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 206 (1.76%) Confluence
5 156 (1.34%) MS Exchange
6 127 (1.09%) IIS
7 119 (1.02%) CMS
8 115 (0.98%) Apache
9 95 (0.81%) WebSphere
10 77 (0.66%) Skype for Business
11 73 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
12 57 (0.49%) Tomcat
13 49 (0.42%) WebLogic
14 48 (0.41%) JBoss
15 42 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
16 41 (0.35%) WordPress
17 34 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
18 32 (0.27%) Apache Pig
19 31 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
20 26 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1,011 (8.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 804 (6.88%) Microsoft Office
3 406 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 290 (2.48%) MS Visio
5 172 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
6 80 (0.68%) SPSS
7 57 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 42 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 31 (0.27%) InVision
10 17 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
12 11 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.086%) AutoCAD
14 8 (0.068%) Chatbot
15 7 (0.060%) UXPin
16 6 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
16 6 (0.051%) Windchill
17 5 (0.043%) Simulink
17 5 (0.043%) Stata
18 4 (0.034%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 216 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 125 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 69 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
4 63 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 60 (0.51%) NetSuite
6 53 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
7 41 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 34 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
9 28 (0.24%) Magento
10 26 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
10 26 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
10 26 (0.22%) SAP ERP
11 25 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
12 22 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
13 21 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
14 20 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
15 19 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
16 17 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
16 17 (0.15%) WebTrends
17 14 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1,030 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 854 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
3 427 (3.65%) Office 365
4 362 (3.10%) SaaS
5 204 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 164 (1.40%) Google Analytics
7 119 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
7 119 (1.02%) PaaS
8 108 (0.92%) GitHub
9 97 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
10 84 (0.72%) IaaS
11 62 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
12 57 (0.49%) Amazon S3
13 55 (0.47%) Serverless
14 54 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
15 48 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
16 47 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
17 45 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
17 45 (0.39%) OneDrive
18 42 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 524 (4.48%) Firewall
2 295 (2.52%) DNS
3 293 (2.51%) TCP/IP
4 275 (2.35%) Internet
5 261 (2.23%) WAN
6 241 (2.06%) LAN
7 231 (1.98%) DHCP
8 209 (1.79%) VPN
9 185 (1.58%) Network Security
10 179 (1.53%) VoIP
11 144 (1.23%) SAN
12 128 (1.10%) Wireless
13 124 (1.06%) HTTP
14 105 (0.90%) MPLS
15 104 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
16 88 (0.75%) SSL
17 86 (0.74%) VLAN
18 85 (0.73%) Skype
19 83 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
20 81 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,294 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 675 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
3 623 (5.33%) Big Data
4 537 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 501 (4.29%) Power BI
6 484 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 430 (3.68%) Relational Database
8 299 (2.56%) MySQL
9 274 (2.35%) Hadoop
10 257 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 256 (2.19%) QlikView
12 209 (1.79%) NoSQL
13 181 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
14 151 (1.29%) Oracle Database
15 145 (1.24%) RDBMS
16 140 (1.20%) MongoDB
17 134 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
18 105 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
19 96 (0.82%) Apache Hive
19 96 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 572 (4.90%) JIRA
2 541 (4.63%) Git (software)
3 262 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 257 (2.20%) Jenkins
5 239 (2.05%) Selenium
6 217 (1.86%) Visual Studio
7 135 (1.16%) Subversion
8 101 (0.86%) Cucumber
9 95 (0.81%) TeamCity
10 84 (0.72%) WebDriver
11 70 (0.60%) Maven
12 66 (0.56%) Axure RP
12 66 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
13 60 (0.51%) Eclipse
14 58 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
15 56 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 49 (0.42%) SpecFlow
17 41 (0.35%) Bitbucket
18 36 (0.31%) Vagrant
19 34 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3,219 (27.55%) Finance
2 941 (8.05%) Retail
3 925 (7.92%) Marketing
4 779 (6.67%) Banking
5 464 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 339 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 232 (1.99%) Legal
8 212 (1.81%) Law
9 202 (1.73%) Electronics
10 196 (1.68%) Front Office
11 192 (1.64%) Back Office
12 191 (1.63%) Games
13 186 (1.59%) Advertising
14 157 (1.34%) Automotive
15 125 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
16 106 (0.91%) Investment Banking
17 86 (0.74%) Billing
18 77 (0.66%) Financial Institution
19 66 (0.56%) French Language
20 50 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3,166 (27.10%) Analyst
2 1,947 (16.66%) Developer
3 994 (8.51%) Business Analyst
4 617 (5.28%) Consultant
5 590 (5.05%) Architect
6 425 (3.64%) Data Analyst
7 358 (3.06%) Support Analyst
8 349 (2.99%) Senior Developer
9 346 (2.96%) Project Manager
10 336 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
11 330 (2.82%) Graduate
12 309 (2.64%) .NET Developer
13 304 (2.60%) Software Engineer
14 290 (2.48%) Support Engineer
15 285 (2.44%) C# Developer
16 273 (2.34%) Software Developer
17 248 (2.12%) Junior
18 243 (2.08%) SQL Developer
19 241 (2.06%) IT Analyst
20 227 (1.94%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,061 (9.08%) .NET
2 913 (7.81%) HTML
3 737 (6.31%) CSS
4 574 (4.91%) Web Services
5 395 (3.38%) AngularJS
5 395 (3.38%) ASP.NET
6 391 (3.35%) XML
7 313 (2.68%) jQuery
8 259 (2.22%) HTML5
9 246 (2.11%) JSON
10 245 (2.10%) React
11 206 (1.76%) Spring
12 205 (1.75%) Node.js
13 200 (1.71%) REST
14 190 (1.63%) SOAP
15 176 (1.51%) RESTful
16 158 (1.35%) Middleware
17 156 (1.34%) Kafka
18 152 (1.30%) .NET Framework
19 133 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 861 (7.37%) Self-Motivation
2 737 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 687 (5.88%) User Experience
4 412 (3.53%) Fintech
5 325 (2.78%) Analytical Mindset
6 310 (2.65%) Algorithms
7 293 (2.51%) Data Structures
8 235 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 233 (1.99%) Data Centre
10 217 (1.86%) Mobile App
11 136 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
12 132 (1.13%) Virtual Team
13 121 (1.04%) Social Media
14 119 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
15 90 (0.77%) PMI
16 85 (0.73%) Life Science
17 79 (0.68%) Derivative
18 78 (0.67%) Driving Licence
19 76 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
20 71 (0.61%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1,355 (11.60%) Windows
2 895 (7.66%) Linux
3 543 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 410 (3.51%) Unix
5 278 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 223 (1.91%) Android
7 209 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 208 (1.78%) Windows 7
9 178 (1.52%) Apple iOS
10 174 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 171 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 82 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 51 (0.44%) CentOS
14 48 (0.41%) Solaris
15 42 (0.36%) Ubuntu
16 41 (0.35%) Mac OS X
17 33 (0.28%) Windows 8
18 32 (0.27%) Windows XP
19 28 (0.24%) Mac OS
20 25 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,181 (44.34%) Problem-Solving
2 3,453 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1,820 (15.58%) Analytics
4 1,453 (12.44%) Project Management
5 1,261 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
6 1,167 (9.99%) ITIL
7 1,143 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 1,013 (8.67%) Computer Science
9 944 (8.08%) Software Engineering
10 876 (7.50%) Mathematics
11 817 (6.99%) Decision-Making
12 815 (6.98%) Scrum
13 799 (6.84%) SDLC
14 782 (6.69%) Business Analysis
15 768 (6.57%) Test Automation
16 758 (6.49%) Data Analysis
17 740 (6.33%) Mentoring
18 731 (6.26%) Visualisation
19 685 (5.86%) Continuous Improvement
20 666 (5.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3,104 (26.57%) SQL
2 1,378 (11.79%) C#
3 1,364 (11.67%) Java
4 1,356 (11.61%) Python
5 1,117 (9.56%) JavaScript
6 529 (4.53%) C++
7 492 (4.21%) R
8 490 (4.19%) T-SQL
9 439 (3.76%) C
10 413 (3.53%) PowerShell
11 254 (2.17%) PHP
12 203 (1.74%) Perl
13 199 (1.70%) PL/SQL
14 194 (1.66%) VBA
15 179 (1.53%) Bash Shell
16 149 (1.28%) Ruby
17 135 (1.16%) Shell Script
18 133 (1.14%) Scala
19 125 (1.07%) VB
20 111 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2,691 (23.03%) Degree
2 656 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 445 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 369 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 292 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 246 (2.11%) CISSP
7 245 (2.10%) ISEB
8 235 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 180 (1.54%) PhD
10 170 (1.45%) DV Cleared
11 169 (1.45%) ISTQB
12 166 (1.42%) PMI Certification
13 156 (1.34%) CCNA
14 148 (1.27%) CCNP
15 142 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
16 127 (1.09%) CISM
17 120 (1.03%) MCSE
18 112 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
19 103 (0.88%) PMP
20 102 (0.87%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 745 (6.38%) QA
2 425 (3.64%) Data Quality
3 382 (3.27%) SLA
4 295 (2.52%) GDPR
5 233 (1.99%) PMO
6 163 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 98 (0.84%) PCI DSS
8 77 (0.66%) COBIT
9 37 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 33 (0.28%) ISO 9001
11 32 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
12 27 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
13 19 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 17 (0.15%) JSP 440
15 14 (0.12%) BS7799
16 13 (0.11%) HMG Infosec
16 13 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 12 (0.10%) ISO 20022
17 12 (0.10%) SEPA
18 10 (0.086%) GxP
System Software
1 658 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 307 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 277 (2.37%) Docker
4 144 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 103 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 76 (0.65%) XenApp
7 51 (0.44%) vSphere
8 40 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 38 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 37 (0.32%) HDFS
11 33 (0.28%) Terminal Services
12 30 (0.26%) Firmware
12 30 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
13 29 (0.25%) BitLocker
14 24 (0.21%) VirtualBox
15 23 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 20 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
16 20 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
17 19 (0.16%) VMware NSX
18 18 (0.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 172 (1.47%) Kubernetes
2 168 (1.44%) SCCM
3 140 (1.20%) Ansible
4 126 (1.08%) Puppet
5 102 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 67 (0.57%) Terraform
7 58 (0.50%) SCOM
8 53 (0.45%) WSUS
9 40 (0.34%) HP ALM
10 30 (0.26%) Nagios
10 30 (0.26%) RSA Security Analytics
11 27 (0.23%) Kibana
11 27 (0.23%) SCOrch
11 27 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
12 26 (0.22%) Backup Exec
12 26 (0.22%) Control-M
12 26 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
13 25 (0.21%) Grafana
14 24 (0.21%) vRealize
15 23 (0.20%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 2,389 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 804 (6.88%) Oracle
3 588 (5.03%) Tableau
4 503 (4.31%) VMware
5 479 (4.10%) SAP
6 426 (3.65%) Google
7 423 (3.62%) Cisco
8 247 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
9 237 (2.03%) Citrix
10 222 (1.90%) HP
11 167 (1.43%) CheckPoint
12 162 (1.39%) Adobe
13 158 (1.35%) Red Hat
14 156 (1.34%) Splunk
15 120 (1.03%) IBM
16 110 (0.94%) Juniper
17 104 (0.89%) ServiceNow
18 93 (0.80%) Alteryx
19 79 (0.68%) Meraki
20 75 (0.64%) Facebook