Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 24 26
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 3,198 10,903 13,634
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.52% 7.74% 8.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.78% 19.91% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,606 7,938 9,997
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,795
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,865 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.14% +5.88% +2.41%

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 19,060 54,768 65,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 38.87% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15,097 41,105 50,259
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +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 24 September 2020.

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 24 September 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 -8 2,960 £52,500 +5.00% 626
UK excluding London -6 1,806 £46,865 +4.14% 483
London -10 1,291 £65,000 +8.33% 187
North of England -3 543 £48,250 +20.63% 125
South East -25 385 £50,250 +5.79% 99
Midlands +1 357 £47,000 +17.50% 102
North West 0 351 £50,000 +17.65% 79
Work from Home +12 265 £55,000 +5.03% 90
West Midlands 0 240 £46,947 +17.37% 62
South West -1 240 £40,000 -11.11% 58
Yorkshire -6 130 £41,500 +3.75% 34
East of England -11 129 £43,500 -3.33% 55
East Midlands +5 114 £47,500 +15.85% 40
Scotland -2 87 £42,500 -8.11% 27
North East -2 62 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Wales 0 35 £41,250 -2.94% 12
Northern Ireland -2 31 £35,000 -6.67% 5
Isle of Man - 1 £36,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1,308 (40.90%) Problem-Solving
2 994 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
3 890 (27.83%) SQL
4 832 (26.02%) Finance
5 731 (22.86%) Degree
6 691 (21.61%) Microsoft
7 555 (17.35%) Analytics
8 542 (16.95%) Azure
9 516 (16.14%) Python
10 466 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
11 417 (13.04%) SQL Server
12 408 (12.76%) Windows
13 398 (12.45%) JavaScript
14 384 (12.01%) C#
15 365 (11.41%) Java
16 338 (10.57%) DevOps
17 333 (10.41%) Computer Science
18 320 (10.01%) .NET
19 315 (9.85%) Linux
20 305 (9.54%) AWS
21 304 (9.51%) Power Platform
22 301 (9.41%) HTML
23 297 (9.29%) Scrum
24 287 (8.97%) Project Management
25 285 (8.91%) Power BI
26 260 (8.13%) Marketing
27 252 (7.88%) Software Engineering
27 252 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
28 238 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
28 238 (7.44%) Git (software)

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
1 102 (3.19%) Apache Spark
2 87 (2.72%) Confluence
3 76 (2.38%) Apache
4 75 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 46 (1.44%) IIS
6 40 (1.25%) MS Exchange
7 36 (1.13%) CMS
7 36 (1.13%) SAS
8 34 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (0.72%) Skype for Business
10 17 (0.53%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (0.44%) Jupyter
12 10 (0.31%) EPiServer
13 9 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (0.25%) JBoss
14 8 (0.25%) nginx
14 8 (0.25%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.22%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 233 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 193 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
3 77 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.41%) SPSS
7 11 (0.34%) Sketch
7 11 (0.34%) Stata
8 10 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.25%) InVision
9 8 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.19%) Windchill
11 5 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.16%) Adobe XD
11 5 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.094%) UXPin
13 2 (0.063%) EViews
13 2 (0.063%) InDesign
13 2 (0.063%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 36 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
3 17 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.53%) Shopify
4 14 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
5 12 (0.38%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.31%) SAP BPC
7 9 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
7 9 (0.28%) R3 Corda
8 5 (0.16%) Endur
8 5 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.16%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.16%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.13%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 542 (16.95%) Azure
2 305 (9.54%) AWS
3 304 (9.51%) Power Platform
4 126 (3.94%) Office 365
5 110 (3.44%) SaaS
6 95 (2.97%) GCP
7 48 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
8 44 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 44 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
9 42 (1.31%) Serverless
10 39 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 37 (1.16%) Google Analytics
12 33 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
13 30 (0.94%) IaaS
13 30 (0.94%) PaaS
13 30 (0.94%) PowerApps
14 25 (0.78%) Amazon S3
14 25 (0.78%) npm
15 22 (0.69%) GitHub
16 21 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 115 (3.60%) Firewall
2 67 (2.10%) DNS
3 63 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 60 (1.88%) VPN
5 59 (1.84%) Internet
6 56 (1.75%) WAN
7 52 (1.63%) LAN
8 50 (1.56%) Network Security
9 48 (1.50%) DHCP
9 48 (1.50%) Skype
10 35 (1.09%) OSPF
11 34 (1.06%) HTTP
11 34 (1.06%) SSL
12 33 (1.03%) BGP
13 31 (0.97%) Wireless
14 29 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
14 29 (0.91%) VLAN
15 28 (0.88%) VoIP
16 23 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (0.66%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 285 (8.91%) Power BI
3 238 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
4 201 (6.29%) Big Data
5 146 (4.57%) Relational Database
6 139 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 137 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 120 (3.75%) MySQL
9 97 (3.03%) Data Lake
10 83 (2.60%) MongoDB
11 80 (2.50%) NoSQL
12 79 (2.47%) Hadoop
13 64 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 51 (1.59%) QlikView
15 47 (1.47%) Data Mining
16 46 (1.44%) RDBMS
17 45 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
18 39 (1.22%) OLAP
19 37 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
20 35 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 238 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 193 (6.04%) JIRA
3 115 (3.60%) Jenkins
4 75 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 50 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 45 (1.41%) Bitbucket
7 34 (1.06%) Selenium
8 33 (1.03%) Cucumber
9 30 (0.94%) Subversion
10 28 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
11 27 (0.84%) TeamCity
12 26 (0.81%) webpack
13 25 (0.78%) SpecFlow
14 22 (0.69%) NUnit
15 21 (0.66%) JUnit
15 21 (0.66%) Mocha
16 19 (0.59%) Maven
17 17 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
18 16 (0.50%) MSTest
19 15 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 832 (26.02%) Finance
2 260 (8.13%) Marketing
3 131 (4.10%) Retail
4 116 (3.63%) Banking
5 104 (3.25%) Legal
6 101 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 86 (2.69%) Manufacturing
8 79 (2.47%) Law
9 70 (2.19%) Public Sector
10 59 (1.84%) Front Office
11 44 (1.38%) Back Office
12 37 (1.16%) Games
13 36 (1.13%) French Language
14 34 (1.06%) Advertising
15 32 (1.00%) Electronics
15 32 (1.00%) Financial Institution
16 29 (0.91%) Investment Banking
17 21 (0.66%) Billing
18 17 (0.53%) Aerospace
18 17 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 696 (21.76%) Analyst
2 647 (20.23%) Developer
3 186 (5.82%) Architect
4 181 (5.66%) Business Analyst
5 128 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 127 (3.97%) Consultant
7 112 (3.50%) Data Analyst
8 110 (3.44%) Senior Developer
9 105 (3.28%) Data Engineer
10 95 (2.97%) Administrator
11 93 (2.91%) .NET Developer
12 82 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
13 80 (2.50%) Full Stack Developer
14 77 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
15 72 (2.25%) Software Developer
16 70 (2.19%) Applications Support
17 67 (2.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 67 (2.10%) C# Developer
18 66 (2.06%) Support Analyst
19 65 (2.03%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (10.01%) .NET
2 301 (9.41%) HTML
3 225 (7.04%) CSS
4 176 (5.50%) AngularJS
5 168 (5.25%) Web Services
6 134 (4.19%) REST
7 105 (3.28%) React
8 104 (3.25%) ASP.NET
9 99 (3.10%) jQuery
10 94 (2.94%) .NET Framework
11 85 (2.66%) XML
12 84 (2.63%) .NET Core
12 84 (2.63%) Node.js
13 75 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 75 (2.35%) JSON
14 72 (2.25%) Kafka
15 71 (2.22%) HTML5
16 62 (1.94%) RESTful
17 56 (1.75%) Spring
18 54 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 215 (6.72%) Self-Motivation
2 192 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 188 (5.88%) User Experience
4 152 (4.75%) Analytical Mindset
5 80 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 71 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 62 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 57 (1.78%) Hedge funds
9 53 (1.66%) Data Centre
10 51 (1.59%) Replication
11 47 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
12 43 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 37 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 36 (1.13%) Equities
15 35 (1.09%) Derivative
16 30 (0.94%) PKI
17 29 (0.91%) Public Cloud
18 27 (0.84%) FMCG
19 26 (0.81%) Clustering
19 26 (0.81%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 408 (12.76%) Windows
2 315 (9.85%) Linux
3 95 (2.97%) Windows Server
4 94 (2.94%) Unix
5 58 (1.81%) Windows 10
6 49 (1.53%) Android
7 35 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 34 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (1.03%) Windows 7
10 26 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
12 17 (0.53%) Solaris
13 14 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
15 9 (0.28%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.22%) CentOS
16 7 (0.22%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.19%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.13%) VMS
18 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,308 (40.90%) Problem-Solving
2 994 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
3 555 (17.35%) Analytics
4 466 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
5 338 (10.57%) DevOps
6 333 (10.41%) Computer Science
7 297 (9.29%) Scrum
8 287 (8.97%) Project Management
9 252 (7.88%) Software Engineering
9 252 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 236 (7.38%) ITIL
11 235 (7.35%) Mathematics
12 228 (7.13%) Data Modelling
13 214 (6.69%) SDLC
14 208 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 204 (6.38%) Decision-Making
16 201 (6.29%) Visualisation
17 196 (6.13%) Business Analysis
18 185 (5.78%) Data Science
18 185 (5.78%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 890 (27.83%) SQL
2 516 (16.14%) Python
3 398 (12.45%) JavaScript
4 384 (12.01%) C#
5 365 (11.41%) Java
6 161 (5.03%) PowerShell
7 154 (4.82%) C++
8 145 (4.53%) R
9 127 (3.97%) T-SQL
10 102 (3.19%) C
11 88 (2.75%) PHP
12 86 (2.69%) TypeScript
13 79 (2.47%) Scala
14 70 (2.19%) Bash Shell
15 55 (1.72%) Perl
16 50 (1.56%) VBA
17 47 (1.47%) Kotlin
18 45 (1.41%) Shell Script
19 37 (1.16%) PL/SQL
20 36 (1.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 731 (22.86%) Degree
2 179 (5.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 160 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 116 (3.63%) SC Cleared
5 73 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (1.59%) Master's Degree
6 51 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (1.56%) CISSP
8 42 (1.31%) CCNA
9 36 (1.13%) CCNP
10 35 (1.09%) DV Cleared
11 30 (0.94%) CISM
11 30 (0.94%) ISEB
12 29 (0.91%) MCSA
12 29 (0.91%) PMI Certification
13 28 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
14 27 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
14 27 (0.84%) PhD
15 23 (0.72%) MCSE
16 21 (0.66%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (6.25%) QA
2 109 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 98 (3.06%) GDPR
4 62 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 61 (1.91%) SLA
6 52 (1.63%) NIST
7 25 (0.78%) PCI DSS
8 22 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 20 (0.63%) PMO
10 13 (0.41%) COBIT
11 10 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
12 9 (0.28%) Solvency II
13 8 (0.25%) MiFID
13 8 (0.25%) SEPA
14 7 (0.22%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.19%) ISO 14001
15 6 (0.19%) ISO 20022
15 6 (0.19%) PMBOK
16 5 (0.16%) IFRS
16 5 (0.16%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 177 (5.53%) Docker
2 156 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 112 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (0.63%) Firmware
6 20 (0.63%) vSphere
7 14 (0.44%) VMware NSX
8 13 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.41%) XenApp
9 10 (0.31%) HDFS
10 6 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.16%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.16%) Varnish
12 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.094%) KVM
13 3 (0.094%) zsh
14 2 (0.063%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 99 (3.10%) Kubernetes
2 59 (1.84%) Ansible
3 58 (1.81%) Terraform
4 55 (1.72%) SCCM
5 22 (0.69%) Puppet
6 21 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (0.59%) SCOM
8 18 (0.56%) WSUS
9 15 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
10 13 (0.41%) Kibana
11 12 (0.38%) Nagios
11 12 (0.38%) SCOrch
12 11 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
13 10 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
13 10 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 8 (0.25%) vCenter Server
16 7 (0.22%) Prometheus
17 6 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
17 6 (0.19%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 691 (21.61%) Microsoft
2 189 (5.91%) Oracle
3 176 (5.50%) Tableau
4 140 (4.38%) Google
5 135 (4.22%) VMware
6 117 (3.66%) SAP
7 88 (2.75%) Cisco
8 81 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
9 49 (1.53%) Databricks
10 45 (1.41%) ServiceNow
11 39 (1.22%) Citrix
12 37 (1.16%) Splunk
13 31 (0.97%) Atlassian
13 31 (0.97%) Red Hat
14 29 (0.91%) Teradata
15 28 (0.88%) Informatica
15 28 (0.88%) Pardot
16 24 (0.75%) IBM
17 23 (0.72%) Adobe
18 22 (0.69%) SolarWinds