Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 23 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 14,068 13,469 16,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.08% 7.78% 8.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.64% 18.14% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9,975 9,887 12,895
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 75,461 74,233 87,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.37% 42.87% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 58,535 59,086 70,874
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +5.38%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -3 13,114 £49,500 +10.00% 1,795
UK excluding London -2 7,744 £42,500 +6.25% 1,227
London -2 5,976 £56,000 +1.82% 683
South East -3 2,113 £45,000 +5.88% 320
North of England -1 1,867 £41,250 +3.13% 317
Midlands +2 1,180 £40,000 - 182
East of England +6 1,072 £49,500 +16.47% 132
North West -2 1,032 £42,500 +6.25% 173
South West +6 887 £42,500 +6.25% 161
West Midlands +4 819 £40,000 - 108
Yorkshire +2 710 £40,000 -2.44% 113
Scotland -11 450 £43,000 -4.44% 77
East Midlands -12 361 £42,000 +5.00% 74
Wales -3 160 £37,500 -6.25% 23
North East -11 127 £37,500 +10.29% 31
Northern Ireland +9 52 £31,500 -21.25% 14
Isle of Man +5 8 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Channel Islands +7 7 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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 6,171 (43.87%) Problem-Solving
2 4,732 (33.64%) Finance
3 3,983 (28.31%) SQL
4 3,837 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3,350 (23.81%) Degree
6 2,710 (19.26%) Microsoft
7 2,091 (14.86%) Java
8 1,945 (13.83%) Analytics
9 1,830 (13.01%) SQL Server
10 1,682 (11.96%) Project Management
11 1,615 (11.48%) JavaScript
12 1,614 (11.47%) C#
13 1,608 (11.43%) Windows
14 1,524 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
15 1,511 (10.74%) Computer Science
16 1,456 (10.35%) Python
17 1,441 (10.24%) Banking
18 1,364 (9.70%) ITIL
19 1,358 (9.65%) HTML
20 1,343 (9.55%) .NET
21 1,278 (9.08%) Microsoft Excel
22 1,213 (8.62%) SDLC
23 1,212 (8.62%) Linux
24 1,185 (8.42%) Self-Motivation
25 1,172 (8.33%) Big Data
26 1,132 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
27 1,095 (7.78%) Business Analysis
28 1,049 (7.46%) Scrum
29 1,047 (7.44%) Retail
30 1,026 (7.29%) Oracle

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
1 427 (3.04%) SAS
2 415 (2.95%) SharePoint
3 392 (2.79%) Apache Spark
4 284 (2.02%) IIS
5 200 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
6 176 (1.25%) Apache
7 169 (1.20%) Confluence
8 168 (1.19%) MS Exchange
9 130 (0.92%) CMS
10 111 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 111 (0.79%) WebSphere
11 97 (0.69%) Skype for Business
12 86 (0.61%) JBoss
13 80 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
14 74 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
15 67 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
16 62 (0.44%) Apache Solr
17 61 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 60 (0.43%) WebLogic
19 41 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1,278 (9.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 856 (6.08%) Microsoft Office
3 401 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 238 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 199 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
6 120 (0.85%) SPSS
7 88 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 48 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 24 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 16 (0.11%) Stata
11 12 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 12 (0.085%) InVision
12 9 (0.064%) AutoCAD
13 8 (0.057%) EViews
14 7 (0.050%) InDesign
14 7 (0.050%) UserZoom
15 6 (0.043%) Simulink
15 6 (0.043%) UXPin
16 5 (0.036%) ProjectWise
17 4 (0.028%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 218 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 195 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 143 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 89 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 74 (0.53%) NetSuite
6 51 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 37 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 37 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
8 35 (0.25%) Markit EDM
9 34 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
10 31 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
11 28 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 23 (0.16%) SAP MM
13 22 (0.16%) HFM
14 21 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
15 20 (0.14%) SAP PP
16 19 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 19 (0.14%) Relativity
17 18 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
17 18 (0.13%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 876 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 857 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
3 405 (2.88%) Office 365
4 397 (2.82%) SaaS
5 219 (1.56%) Google Analytics
6 163 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 150 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
8 149 (1.06%) PaaS
9 142 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 128 (0.91%) IaaS
11 110 (0.78%) GitHub
12 80 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
12 80 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
13 59 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
14 56 (0.40%) Amazon S3
15 47 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 40 (0.28%) Serverless
17 38 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
18 37 (0.26%) AdWords
19 34 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 634 (4.51%) Firewall
2 354 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 347 (2.47%) Internet
4 335 (2.38%) WAN
5 333 (2.37%) DNS
6 312 (2.22%) LAN
7 307 (2.18%) Network Security
8 249 (1.77%) VPN
9 239 (1.70%) HTTP
10 237 (1.68%) DHCP
11 163 (1.16%) SAN
12 159 (1.13%) VoIP
13 157 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
14 144 (1.02%) Wireless
15 142 (1.01%) MPLS
16 137 (0.97%) SSL
17 133 (0.95%) OSPF
18 132 (0.94%) BGP
19 100 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
19 100 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,830 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 1,172 (8.33%) Big Data
3 767 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 726 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
5 518 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 487 (3.46%) Hadoop
7 475 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 474 (3.37%) NoSQL
9 420 (2.99%) Power BI
10 372 (2.64%) MongoDB
11 343 (2.44%) MySQL
12 290 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 252 (1.79%) RDBMS
14 247 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
15 225 (1.60%) QlikView
16 211 (1.50%) Oracle Database
17 183 (1.30%) Data Mining
18 140 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
19 123 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
20 121 (0.86%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 686 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 565 (4.02%) JIRA
3 439 (3.12%) Jenkins
4 376 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 348 (2.47%) Selenium
6 302 (2.15%) Visual Studio
7 194 (1.38%) Subversion
8 177 (1.26%) JUnit
9 161 (1.14%) Cucumber
10 145 (1.03%) Maven
11 97 (0.69%) WebDriver
12 91 (0.65%) TeamCity
13 82 (0.58%) SpecFlow
14 77 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 73 (0.52%) NUnit
16 69 (0.49%) Eclipse
17 65 (0.46%) Jasmine
18 64 (0.45%) Gradle
19 56 (0.40%) JMeter
19 56 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4,732 (33.64%) Finance
2 1,441 (10.24%) Banking
3 1,047 (7.44%) Retail
4 1,022 (7.26%) Marketing
5 772 (5.49%) Investment Banking
6 662 (4.71%) Financial Institution
7 560 (3.98%) Manufacturing
8 396 (2.81%) Legal
9 394 (2.80%) Advertising
10 384 (2.73%) Front Office
11 356 (2.53%) Telecoms
12 298 (2.12%) Games
13 236 (1.68%) Law
14 223 (1.59%) Publishing
15 191 (1.36%) Electronics
16 176 (1.25%) Back Office
17 112 (0.80%) Billing
18 111 (0.79%) Automotive
19 95 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
20 77 (0.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3,739 (26.58%) Analyst
2 2,335 (16.60%) Developer
3 1,210 (8.60%) Business Analyst
4 954 (6.78%) Consultant
5 792 (5.63%) Architect
6 477 (3.39%) Data Analyst
7 414 (2.94%) Software Engineer
8 403 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
9 398 (2.83%) Project Manager
10 384 (2.73%) Java Developer
11 379 (2.69%) Graduate
12 354 (2.52%) C# Developer
13 341 (2.42%) Senior Developer
14 331 (2.35%) Support Analyst
15 318 (2.26%) Software Developer
16 314 (2.23%) .NET Developer
17 306 (2.18%) Junior
18 303 (2.15%) Applications Support
19 259 (1.84%) Solutions Architect
20 257 (1.83%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,358 (9.65%) HTML
2 1,343 (9.55%) .NET
3 914 (6.50%) CSS
4 905 (6.43%) Web Services
5 666 (4.73%) AngularJS
6 641 (4.56%) XML
7 484 (3.44%) ASP.NET
8 425 (3.02%) RESTful
9 423 (3.01%) HTML5
10 383 (2.72%) REST
11 380 (2.70%) Spring
12 377 (2.68%) jQuery
13 364 (2.59%) React
14 331 (2.35%) .NET Framework
15 247 (1.76%) Node.js
16 237 (1.68%) JSON
17 229 (1.63%) SOAP
18 205 (1.46%) Middleware
19 197 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
20 194 (1.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1,511 (10.74%) Computer Science
2 1,185 (8.42%) Self-Motivation
3 927 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 733 (5.21%) User Experience
5 535 (3.80%) Fintech
6 513 (3.65%) Cyberthreat
7 415 (2.95%) Analytical Mindset
8 411 (2.92%) Algorithms
9 329 (2.34%) Data Centre
10 297 (2.11%) Data Structures
11 279 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
12 258 (1.83%) Mobile App
13 209 (1.49%) Virtual Team
14 188 (1.34%) Derivative
15 180 (1.28%) Fixed Income
16 175 (1.24%) Equities
17 172 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
18 132 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 113 (0.80%) Social Media
20 112 (0.80%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1,608 (11.43%) Windows
2 1,212 (8.62%) Linux
3 641 (4.56%) Unix
4 529 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 220 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 204 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 191 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 173 (1.23%) Android
9 166 (1.18%) Windows 10
10 147 (1.04%) Apple iOS
11 109 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 70 (0.50%) CentOS
12 70 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 56 (0.40%) Solaris
14 43 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 41 (0.29%) Ubuntu
16 36 (0.26%) AIX
17 33 (0.23%) Mac OS X
18 31 (0.22%) HPUX
19 18 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,171 (43.87%) Problem-Solving
2 3,837 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 1,945 (13.83%) Analytics
4 1,682 (11.96%) Project Management
5 1,524 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
6 1,364 (9.70%) ITIL
7 1,213 (8.62%) SDLC
8 1,132 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 1,095 (7.78%) Business Analysis
10 1,049 (7.46%) Scrum
11 1,000 (7.11%) Mathematics
12 986 (7.01%) Test Automation
13 961 (6.83%) Software Engineering
14 960 (6.82%) Risk Management
15 925 (6.58%) Decision-Making
16 907 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
17 895 (6.36%) Data Analysis
18 838 (5.96%) Mentoring
19 796 (5.66%) CRM
20 783 (5.57%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3,983 (28.31%) SQL
2 2,091 (14.86%) Java
3 1,615 (11.48%) JavaScript
4 1,614 (11.47%) C#
5 1,456 (10.35%) Python
6 632 (4.49%) T-SQL
7 583 (4.14%) C++
8 555 (3.95%) R
9 551 (3.92%) C
10 465 (3.31%) PowerShell
11 336 (2.39%) VBA
12 301 (2.14%) PHP
13 281 (2.00%) Perl
14 271 (1.93%) Scala
15 222 (1.58%) Bash Shell
16 218 (1.55%) Shell Script
17 199 (1.41%) PL/SQL
18 154 (1.09%) Java 8
18 154 (1.09%) MATLAB
19 152 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3,350 (23.81%) Degree
2 623 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 573 (4.07%) Security Cleared
4 319 (2.27%) CISSP
5 290 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 271 (1.93%) SC Cleared
7 265 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 258 (1.83%) ISEB
9 189 (1.34%) CISM
10 182 (1.29%) ISTQB
10 182 (1.29%) Master's Degree
11 167 (1.19%) CCNP
11 167 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
11 167 (1.19%) PhD
12 164 (1.17%) PMI Certification
13 155 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
14 152 (1.08%) CISA
15 146 (1.04%) CCNA
16 138 (0.98%) PMP
17 134 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 876 (6.23%) QA
2 414 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 364 (2.59%) SLA
4 270 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 254 (1.81%) GDPR
6 229 (1.63%) PMO
7 169 (1.20%) PCI DSS
8 51 (0.36%) COBIT
8 51 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 48 (0.34%) MiFID
10 42 (0.30%) GCP
11 31 (0.22%) ISO 9001
12 30 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
13 21 (0.15%) HIPAA
14 19 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 18 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 17 (0.12%) ISO 22301
17 15 (0.11%) SEPA
18 12 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 12 (0.085%) P3O
System Software
1 668 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 328 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 288 (2.05%) Docker
4 204 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 112 (0.80%) vSphere
6 84 (0.60%) Firmware
7 75 (0.53%) XenApp
8 74 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 70 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
10 53 (0.38%) HDFS
10 53 (0.38%) XenDesktop
11 49 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
12 41 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 39 (0.28%) BitLocker
14 27 (0.19%) VirtualBox
15 25 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
16 24 (0.17%) Apache Flume
17 20 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 18 (0.13%) Terminal Services
18 18 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 242 (1.72%) SCCM
2 201 (1.43%) Ansible
3 189 (1.34%) Puppet
4 162 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 129 (0.92%) Kubernetes
6 98 (0.70%) Terraform
7 94 (0.67%) SCOM
8 58 (0.41%) Nessus
9 51 (0.36%) Nagios
9 51 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
10 49 (0.35%) Kibana
11 39 (0.28%) WSUS
12 33 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
13 32 (0.23%) SCOrch
14 31 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 29 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
16 27 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
17 26 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 26 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
17 26 (0.18%) Packer
Vendors
1 2,710 (19.26%) Microsoft
2 1,026 (7.29%) Oracle
3 635 (4.51%) SAP
4 591 (4.20%) Tableau
5 562 (3.99%) VMware
6 507 (3.60%) Google
7 463 (3.29%) Cisco
8 349 (2.48%) Citrix
9 333 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
10 218 (1.55%) IBM
11 197 (1.40%) HP
12 189 (1.34%) Capita
13 163 (1.16%) Adobe
14 161 (1.14%) Sybase
15 149 (1.06%) CheckPoint
16 141 (1.00%) ServiceNow
17 126 (0.90%) Splunk
18 118 (0.84%) McAfee
19 108 (0.77%) Cognos
19 108 (0.77%) Juniper