Period
to 20 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 24 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 14,154 13,041 18,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.18% 7.37% 9.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.43% 18.07% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9,644 10,066 14,267
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £76,590
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 72,839 72,174 88,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.07% 40.77% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56,453 59,225 70,942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 13,198 £47,500 +5.56% 2,150
UK excluding London 0 7,520 £42,500 +2.41% 1,380
London +1 6,243 £57,500 +4.55% 894
South East 0 2,174 £43,000 +1.18% 324
North of England +1 1,871 £42,500 +6.25% 392
Midlands +4 1,204 £40,000 -5.88% 222
North West +3 1,043 £45,000 +12.50% 230
East of England 0 896 £47,500 +11.76% 196
West Midlands +3 811 £42,500 +8.97% 132
South West +5 766 £40,000 - 119
Yorkshire +2 723 £40,000 - 134
Scotland -6 493 £42,500 -5.56% 77
East Midlands +1 395 £40,000 -5.88% 90
Wales +6 183 £37,500 -6.25% 37
North East -5 109 £39,500 +10.03% 28
Northern Ireland -26 26 £35,000 -14.63% 12
Channel Islands +2 4 £59,000 -1.67% 1
Isle of Man -4 4 £25,000 -66.67% 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 5,095 (36.00%) Finance
2 3,949 (27.90%) SQL
3 3,568 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
4 3,100 (21.90%) Degree
5 2,635 (18.62%) Microsoft
6 2,032 (14.36%) Banking
7 2,000 (14.13%) Analytics
8 1,963 (13.87%) Java
9 1,752 (12.38%) Project Management
10 1,726 (12.19%) SQL Server
11 1,664 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
12 1,650 (11.66%) C#
13 1,583 (11.18%) Windows
14 1,520 (10.74%) SDLC
15 1,497 (10.58%) Computer Science
16 1,488 (10.51%) JavaScript
17 1,436 (10.15%) Investment Banking
18 1,418 (10.02%) Asset Management
19 1,405 (9.93%) .NET
20 1,336 (9.44%) Wealth Management
21 1,318 (9.31%) Microsoft Excel
22 1,291 (9.12%) ITIL
23 1,288 (9.10%) Python
24 1,278 (9.03%) Retail Banking
25 1,251 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
26 1,235 (8.73%) Business Analysis
27 1,216 (8.59%) HTML
28 1,174 (8.29%) Linux
29 1,157 (8.17%) Oracle
30 1,109 (7.84%) Retail

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
1 534 (3.77%) SAS
2 381 (2.69%) SharePoint
3 327 (2.31%) Apache Spark
4 229 (1.62%) Apache
5 174 (1.23%) CMS
6 168 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 162 (1.14%) MS Exchange
8 150 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 149 (1.05%) IIS
10 119 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 116 (0.82%) Confluence
12 113 (0.80%) Skype for Business
13 76 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
14 64 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
15 55 (0.39%) JBoss
16 50 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
17 45 (0.32%) Apache Solr
18 43 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 38 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
20 37 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1,318 (9.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 844 (5.96%) Microsoft Office
3 381 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 282 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 193 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
6 138 (0.97%) SPSS
7 70 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 68 (0.48%) Photoshop
9 23 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 21 (0.15%) InVision
11 16 (0.11%) Simulink
12 15 (0.11%) Fireworks
13 11 (0.078%) InfoPath
14 10 (0.071%) SOLIDWORKS
15 8 (0.057%) UXPin
16 7 (0.049%) Stata
16 7 (0.049%) UserZoom
17 5 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 5 (0.035%) AutoCAD
17 5 (0.035%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 189 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 165 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 103 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 78 (0.55%) SAP FI
5 74 (0.52%) SAP CO
6 73 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
7 58 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
8 56 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
9 47 (0.33%) NetSuite
10 46 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
11 43 (0.30%) ION MarketView
11 43 (0.30%) SAP SD
12 36 (0.25%) SAP HCM
13 34 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
14 33 (0.23%) SAP MM
15 30 (0.21%) Magento
15 30 (0.21%) SAP CRM
16 25 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
17 21 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
18 20 (0.14%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 635 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 632 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 371 (2.62%) SaaS
4 354 (2.50%) Office 365
5 242 (1.71%) Google Analytics
6 122 (0.86%) PaaS
7 114 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
8 96 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
9 84 (0.59%) GitHub
10 82 (0.58%) IaaS
11 81 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
12 74 (0.52%) AdWords
13 70 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
14 48 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
15 46 (0.32%) Amazon S3
16 41 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
17 33 (0.23%) OneDrive
18 32 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
19 29 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
20 27 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 538 (3.80%) Firewall
2 343 (2.42%) DNS
3 336 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 305 (2.15%) Internet
5 249 (1.76%) DHCP
6 238 (1.68%) WAN
7 229 (1.62%) LAN
8 228 (1.61%) VPN
9 218 (1.54%) HTTP
10 213 (1.50%) Network Security
11 149 (1.05%) VoIP
12 141 (1.00%) SSL
13 129 (0.91%) SAN
14 125 (0.88%) MPLS
15 111 (0.78%) BGP
16 99 (0.70%) VLAN
17 96 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
18 95 (0.67%) OSPF
19 93 (0.66%) Intranet
20 91 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,726 (12.19%) SQL Server
2 826 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
3 698 (4.93%) Big Data
4 586 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 563 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 544 (3.84%) Relational Database
7 467 (3.30%) Hadoop
8 352 (2.49%) MySQL
9 314 (2.22%) Power BI
10 305 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 291 (2.06%) MongoDB
12 290 (2.05%) NoSQL
13 280 (1.98%) QlikView
14 279 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
15 234 (1.65%) Data Mining
16 196 (1.38%) Oracle Database
17 193 (1.36%) RDBMS
18 181 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
19 149 (1.05%) OLAP
20 148 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 577 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 566 (4.00%) JIRA
3 399 (2.82%) Selenium
4 321 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 316 (2.23%) Jenkins
6 241 (1.70%) Cucumber
7 222 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 180 (1.27%) Subversion
9 178 (1.26%) Maven
10 162 (1.14%) TeamCity
11 156 (1.10%) JUnit
12 140 (0.99%) WebDriver
13 104 (0.73%) TestNG
14 89 (0.63%) LSMW
15 81 (0.57%) eCATT
16 73 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 69 (0.49%) JMeter
18 68 (0.48%) Gradle
19 66 (0.47%) SoapUI
20 62 (0.44%) Jasmine
General
1 5,095 (36.00%) Finance
2 2,032 (14.36%) Banking
3 1,436 (10.15%) Investment Banking
4 1,278 (9.03%) Retail Banking
5 1,109 (7.84%) Retail
6 1,096 (7.74%) Marketing
7 607 (4.29%) Manufacturing
8 530 (3.74%) Front Office
9 454 (3.21%) Legal
10 356 (2.52%) Telecoms
11 330 (2.33%) Publishing
12 329 (2.32%) Advertising
13 300 (2.12%) Games
14 214 (1.51%) Law
15 207 (1.46%) Billing
16 184 (1.30%) Back Office
17 171 (1.21%) Electronics
18 160 (1.13%) Financial Institution
19 134 (0.95%) Automotive
20 118 (0.83%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3,941 (27.84%) Analyst
2 2,491 (17.60%) Developer
3 1,443 (10.19%) Business Analyst
4 1,211 (8.56%) Consultant
5 630 (4.45%) Architect
6 470 (3.32%) Software Engineer
7 453 (3.20%) Senior Developer
8 451 (3.19%) Data Analyst
9 427 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
10 378 (2.67%) .NET Developer
11 369 (2.61%) C# Developer
12 357 (2.52%) Support Analyst
13 345 (2.44%) Project Manager
14 336 (2.37%) IT Analyst
15 332 (2.35%) Applications Support
16 312 (2.20%) Java Developer
17 305 (2.15%) SAP Consultant
18 304 (2.15%) Graduate
19 290 (2.05%) Service Analyst
20 289 (2.04%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,405 (9.93%) .NET
2 1,216 (8.59%) HTML
3 900 (6.36%) CSS
4 744 (5.26%) Web Services
5 619 (4.37%) XML
6 615 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 596 (4.21%) AngularJS
8 455 (3.21%) jQuery
9 385 (2.72%) REST
10 364 (2.57%) HTML5
11 350 (2.47%) .NET Framework
12 313 (2.21%) Spring
13 265 (1.87%) Node.js
14 251 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 245 (1.73%) SOAP
16 242 (1.71%) RESTful
17 220 (1.55%) React
18 189 (1.34%) WCF
19 185 (1.31%) JSON
20 152 (1.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,497 (10.58%) Computer Science
2 768 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 675 (4.77%) User Experience
4 377 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
5 364 (2.57%) Algorithms
6 335 (2.37%) Analytical Mindset
7 295 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 280 (1.98%) Fintech
9 274 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 249 (1.76%) Data Centre
11 247 (1.75%) Derivative
12 225 (1.59%) Data Structures
13 215 (1.52%) Virtual Team
14 194 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
15 178 (1.26%) Equities
16 167 (1.18%) Social Media
17 124 (0.88%) Credit Risk
18 118 (0.83%) Client/Server
18 118 (0.83%) Reference Data
19 115 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,583 (11.18%) Windows
2 1,174 (8.29%) Linux
3 754 (5.33%) Unix
4 560 (3.96%) Windows Server
5 213 (1.50%) Windows 7
6 209 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 205 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 157 (1.11%) Windows 10
9 155 (1.10%) Android
10 138 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 115 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 80 (0.57%) Windows 8
13 57 (0.40%) Solaris
14 54 (0.38%) CentOS
15 52 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 52 (0.37%) Windows XP
16 39 (0.28%) AIX
17 29 (0.20%) Mac OS X
17 29 (0.20%) Ubuntu
18 18 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,568 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
2 2,000 (14.13%) Analytics
3 1,752 (12.38%) Project Management
4 1,664 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1,520 (10.74%) SDLC
6 1,418 (10.02%) Asset Management
7 1,336 (9.44%) Wealth Management
8 1,291 (9.12%) ITIL
9 1,251 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 1,235 (8.73%) Business Analysis
11 948 (6.70%) Software Engineering
12 941 (6.65%) Test Automation
13 930 (6.57%) Mathematics
14 893 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
15 891 (6.30%) Scrum
16 737 (5.21%) OO
17 731 (5.16%) Data Analysis
18 730 (5.16%) Analytical Thinking
19 716 (5.06%) Data Modelling
20 687 (4.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3,949 (27.90%) SQL
2 1,963 (13.87%) Java
3 1,650 (11.66%) C#
4 1,488 (10.51%) JavaScript
5 1,288 (9.10%) Python
6 631 (4.46%) R
7 571 (4.03%) C++
8 533 (3.77%) T-SQL
9 462 (3.26%) C
10 388 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 304 (2.15%) PHP
12 276 (1.95%) VBA
13 275 (1.94%) Perl
14 226 (1.60%) PL/SQL
15 222 (1.57%) Shell Script
16 191 (1.35%) Ruby
16 191 (1.35%) VB.NET
17 189 (1.34%) Bash Shell
18 182 (1.29%) Scala
19 156 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 3,100 (21.90%) Degree
2 660 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 590 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 313 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 276 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 251 (1.77%) CISSP
7 241 (1.70%) ISEB
8 228 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
9 214 (1.51%) ISTQB
10 158 (1.12%) CCNA
11 154 (1.09%) DV Cleared
12 153 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
13 145 (1.02%) CISM
13 145 (1.02%) PhD
14 126 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 126 (0.89%) MCSE
15 118 (0.83%) CCNP
15 118 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
16 117 (0.83%) PMI Certification
17 94 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,037 (7.33%) QA
2 320 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 292 (2.06%) SLA
4 232 (1.64%) PMO
5 199 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 138 (0.97%) GDPR
7 125 (0.88%) PCI DSS
8 67 (0.47%) MiFID
9 56 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
10 51 (0.36%) EMIR
11 49 (0.35%) GxP
12 43 (0.30%) COBIT
13 40 (0.28%) Basel III
14 39 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 32 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
16 31 (0.22%) IFRS
17 24 (0.17%) IFRS 9
18 23 (0.16%) ISO 9001
19 22 (0.16%) HIPAA
20 19 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 586 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 317 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 210 (1.48%) Docker
4 168 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 68 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
6 65 (0.46%) vSphere
7 63 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 62 (0.44%) XenApp
9 48 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 39 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 34 (0.24%) HDFS
12 33 (0.23%) BitLocker
13 27 (0.19%) Firmware
13 27 (0.19%) Xen
14 24 (0.17%) XenDesktop
15 23 (0.16%) Terminal Services
15 23 (0.16%) XenServer
16 18 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
17 17 (0.12%) Apache Flume
17 17 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 222 (1.57%) SCCM
2 148 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 147 (1.04%) Puppet
4 118 (0.83%) Ansible
5 111 (0.78%) Kubernetes
6 76 (0.54%) SCOM
7 68 (0.48%) Terraform
8 55 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
9 36 (0.25%) vCenter Server
10 32 (0.23%) Nagios
11 28 (0.20%) Consul
12 27 (0.19%) Graphite
12 27 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 25 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
13 25 (0.18%) SCVMM
14 24 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
15 20 (0.14%) SCOrch
15 20 (0.14%) Tivoli
16 19 (0.13%) XenMobile
17 18 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2,635 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 1,157 (8.17%) Oracle
3 922 (6.51%) SAP
4 534 (3.77%) Tableau
5 507 (3.58%) Google
6 503 (3.55%) VMware
7 386 (2.73%) Cisco
8 275 (1.94%) Citrix
9 223 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 186 (1.31%) IBM
11 181 (1.28%) HP
12 165 (1.17%) Adobe
13 123 (0.87%) Cognos
14 114 (0.81%) Red Hat
15 111 (0.78%) CheckPoint
16 110 (0.78%) F5
17 109 (0.77%) Sybase
18 101 (0.71%) Sun
19 93 (0.66%) Teradata
20 92 (0.65%) Remedy