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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
26 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 27 33 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 15,365 6,418 6,412
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.34% 6.92% 7.00%
As % of the General category 14.46% 12.63% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6,669 4,388 4,871
10th Percentile £31,475 £29,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,030
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +4.08%
75th Percentile £70,250 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Analytical Skills is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 106,277 50,819 50,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 64.64% 54.81% 54.92%
Number of salaries quoted 51,282 35,615 38,868
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 26 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Top 19 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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +8 12,808 £55,000 +9.57% 956
London +7 6,872 £62,500 +4.17% 362
UK excluding London +10 6,337 £47,500 +5.56% 662
Work from Home +13 6,198 £55,000 +4.76% 301
South East +5 1,750 £52,500 +5.00% 151
North of England +8 1,455 £48,333 +7.41% 156
Midlands +20 1,255 £47,500 +11.76% 119
North West 0 792 £50,000 +5.26% 84
West Midlands +20 781 £48,500 +14.12% 77
East of England +2 767 £45,000 +12.50% 77
Yorkshire +13 580 £47,000 +16.05% 56
South West +7 578 £45,000 +5.88% 82
East Midlands +23 469 £45,000 +12.50% 42
Scotland -9 356 £48,525 +2.16% 54
Wales +15 174 £40,000 -6.83% 19
North East +1 82 £41,250 -1.07% 16
Northern Ireland -1 38 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Channel Islands - 11 £84,000 -
Isle of Man +18 1 £45,000 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 26 May 2022, 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 7,326 (47.68%) Social Skills
2 7,097 (46.19%) Problem-Solving
3 5,784 (37.64%) Agile
4 4,498 (29.27%) SQL
5 4,491 (29.23%) Finance
6 3,754 (24.43%) Degree
7 3,393 (22.08%) Analytics
8 3,237 (21.07%) Python
9 2,700 (17.57%) Azure
10 2,543 (16.55%) Microsoft
11 2,465 (16.04%) AWS
12 2,150 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
13 2,082 (13.55%) JavaScript
14 2,035 (13.24%) Software Engineering
15 1,936 (12.60%) Computer Science
16 1,913 (12.45%) Marketing
17 1,893 (12.32%) Project Management
18 1,772 (11.53%) DevOps
19 1,659 (10.80%) Java
20 1,616 (10.52%) Scrum
21 1,613 (10.50%) Decision-Making
22 1,580 (10.28%) Power Platform
23 1,530 (9.96%) Microsoft Excel
24 1,513 (9.85%) Data Science
25 1,492 (9.71%) Data Analysis
26 1,486 (9.67%) Power BI
27 1,483 (9.65%) React
28 1,472 (9.58%) CI/CD
29 1,463 (9.52%) User Experience
30 1,386 (9.02%) 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
1 467 (3.04%) SAS
2 406 (2.64%) Confluence
3 373 (2.43%) Apache Spark
4 369 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 230 (1.50%) Umbraco
6 229 (1.49%) Apache
7 208 (1.35%) CMS
8 160 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
9 152 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
10 143 (0.93%) IIS
11 102 (0.66%) OpenStack
12 92 (0.60%) Jupyter
13 89 (0.58%) MS Exchange
14 70 (0.46%) nginx
15 69 (0.45%) WordPress
16 53 (0.34%) Tomcat
17 46 (0.30%) Headless CMS
18 43 (0.28%) WebSphere
19 38 (0.25%) JBoss
20 31 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1,530 (9.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 909 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
3 557 (3.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 239 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 159 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
6 136 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
7 117 (0.76%) SPSS
8 110 (0.72%) Sketch
9 67 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 57 (0.37%) Chatbot
11 52 (0.34%) InVision
12 46 (0.30%) Simulink
13 37 (0.24%) Adobe XD
14 33 (0.21%) Photoshop
15 25 (0.16%) Stata
16 19 (0.12%) AutoCAD
16 19 (0.12%) Campfire
17 17 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
17 17 (0.11%) Zeplin
18 15 (0.098%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 94 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (0.46%) NetSuite
3 48 (0.31%) Magento
4 41 (0.27%) Sentinel
5 38 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 36 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
7 33 (0.21%) Temenos T24
8 32 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
9 31 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
9 31 (0.20%) R3 Corda
10 29 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
10 29 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
11 25 (0.16%) Shopify
12 21 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
13 17 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 14 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 13 (0.085%) Oracle Receivables
15 13 (0.085%) SAP MDG
16 11 (0.072%) Oracle Financials
16 11 (0.072%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2,700 (17.57%) Azure
2 2,465 (16.04%) AWS
3 1,580 (10.28%) Power Platform
4 1,024 (6.66%) GCP
5 961 (6.25%) SaaS
6 608 (3.96%) Microsoft 365
7 594 (3.87%) GitHub
8 403 (2.62%) Serverless
9 366 (2.38%) PaaS
10 356 (2.32%) Google Analytics
11 285 (1.85%) Snowflake
12 262 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
13 244 (1.59%) Amazon S3
14 220 (1.43%) IaaS
15 201 (1.31%) Azure Data Factory
16 187 (1.22%) Figma
17 177 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
18 158 (1.03%) npm
19 151 (0.98%) dbt
20 144 (0.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 457 (2.97%) Firewall
2 328 (2.13%) Internet
3 277 (1.80%) DNS
4 229 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 224 (1.46%) WAN
6 203 (1.32%) LAN
7 189 (1.23%) DHCP
8 150 (0.98%) VPN
9 141 (0.92%) Network Security
10 132 (0.86%) Broadband
11 130 (0.85%) VoIP
12 124 (0.81%) Wireless
13 120 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
14 113 (0.74%) HTTP
15 100 (0.65%) MPLS
16 93 (0.61%) SAN
17 86 (0.56%) BGP
18 60 (0.39%) SD-WAN
19 56 (0.36%) OSPF
20 53 (0.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,486 (9.67%) Power BI
2 1,228 (7.99%) SQL Server
3 1,062 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
4 1,057 (6.88%) Tableau
5 819 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 761 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
7 713 (4.64%) Big Data
8 654 (4.26%) MySQL
9 629 (4.09%) NoSQL
10 465 (3.03%) Data Lake
11 363 (2.36%) BigQuery
12 361 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 293 (1.91%) Looker
14 290 (1.89%) MongoDB
15 239 (1.56%) Data Mining
16 238 (1.55%) RDBMS
17 235 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
17 235 (1.53%) Redis
18 208 (1.35%) Hadoop
19 195 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,386 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 1,029 (6.70%) JIRA
3 494 (3.22%) Jenkins
4 236 (1.54%) Selenium
5 186 (1.21%) webpack
6 163 (1.06%) Cypress.io
7 158 (1.03%) GitLab
8 156 (1.02%) Visual Studio
9 153 (1.00%) Maven
10 137 (0.89%) Bitbucket
11 135 (0.88%) Postman
12 128 (0.83%) Gradle
13 125 (0.81%) Cucumber
14 117 (0.76%) JUnit
15 111 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
16 97 (0.63%) TeamCity
17 87 (0.57%) CircleCI
18 80 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 77 (0.50%) Appium
20 75 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7,326 (47.68%) Social Skills
2 4,491 (29.23%) Finance
3 1,913 (12.45%) Marketing
4 1,296 (8.43%) Retail
5 987 (6.42%) Banking
6 940 (6.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 887 (5.77%) Organisational Skills
8 874 (5.69%) Presentation Skills
9 687 (4.47%) Legal
10 665 (4.33%) Public Sector
11 600 (3.90%) Law
12 572 (3.72%) Games
13 536 (3.49%) Manufacturing
14 528 (3.44%) Advertising
15 507 (3.30%) Influencing Skills
16 427 (2.78%) Telecoms
17 385 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
18 279 (1.82%) Automotive
19 228 (1.48%) Publishing
20 187 (1.22%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 3,228 (21.01%) Analyst
2 2,516 (16.37%) Developer
3 1,045 (6.80%) Software Engineer
4 748 (4.87%) Data Analyst
5 746 (4.86%) Architect
6 702 (4.57%) Business Analyst
7 646 (4.20%) Data Engineer
8 626 (4.07%) Senior Developer
9 547 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
10 505 (3.29%) Product Manager
11 383 (2.49%) Project Manager
12 379 (2.47%) Consultant
13 356 (2.32%) Senior Manager
14 285 (1.85%) .NET Developer
15 269 (1.75%) Graduate
16 263 (1.71%) Support Analyst
17 262 (1.71%) Data Scientist
18 261 (1.70%) DevOps Engineer
19 257 (1.67%) Software Developer
20 256 (1.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,483 (9.65%) React
2 1,360 (8.85%) .NET
3 1,255 (8.17%) HTML
4 1,143 (7.44%) CSS
5 894 (5.82%) REST
6 789 (5.14%) Node.js
7 662 (4.31%) AngularJS
8 485 (3.16%) XML
9 442 (2.88%) RESTful
10 426 (2.77%) Sass
11 412 (2.68%) GraphQL
12 406 (2.64%) Web Services
13 405 (2.64%) Spring
14 392 (2.55%) Kafka
15 382 (2.49%) JSON
16 352 (2.29%) jQuery
17 319 (2.08%) ASP.NET
18 312 (2.03%) HTML5
19 295 (1.92%) Spring Boot
20 284 (1.85%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 1,463 (9.52%) User Experience
2 1,285 (8.36%) Self-Motivation
3 825 (5.37%) Management Information System
4 621 (4.04%) Algorithms
5 529 (3.44%) Analytical Mindset
6 470 (3.06%) Mobile App
7 427 (2.78%) Virtual Team
8 418 (2.72%) Data Structures
9 301 (1.96%) Cloud Native
10 298 (1.94%) Data Centre
11 287 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
12 262 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
13 223 (1.45%) Social Media
14 212 (1.38%) Public Cloud
15 177 (1.15%) Cyberattack
16 148 (0.96%) Blockchain
16 148 (0.96%) Driving Licence
17 146 (0.95%) Life Science
18 143 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 143 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 1,224 (7.97%) Windows
2 1,106 (7.20%) Linux
3 415 (2.70%) Android
4 346 (2.25%) Windows Server
5 335 (2.18%) Unix
6 291 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 205 (1.33%) Windows 10
8 98 (0.64%) Mac OS
9 68 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 57 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 53 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
12 41 (0.27%) CentOS
13 37 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
14 34 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 34 (0.22%) VMS
15 25 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (0.14%) Windows 7
17 19 (0.12%) Mac OS X
18 18 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,097 (46.19%) Problem-Solving
2 5,784 (37.64%) Agile
3 3,393 (22.08%) Analytics
4 2,150 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
5 2,035 (13.24%) Software Engineering
6 1,936 (12.60%) Computer Science
7 1,893 (12.32%) Project Management
8 1,772 (11.53%) DevOps
9 1,616 (10.52%) Scrum
10 1,613 (10.50%) Decision-Making
11 1,513 (9.85%) Data Science
12 1,492 (9.71%) Data Analysis
13 1,472 (9.58%) CI/CD
14 1,334 (8.68%) Mentoring
15 1,316 (8.56%) Data Modelling
15 1,316 (8.56%) Visualisation
16 1,253 (8.15%) Test Automation
17 1,233 (8.02%) Machine Learning
18 1,203 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
19 1,165 (7.58%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 4,498 (29.27%) SQL
2 3,237 (21.07%) Python
3 2,082 (13.55%) JavaScript
4 1,659 (10.80%) Java
5 1,330 (8.66%) C#
6 852 (5.55%) R
7 846 (5.51%) TypeScript
8 609 (3.96%) C
9 521 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 451 (2.94%) C++
11 447 (2.91%) T-SQL
12 427 (2.78%) PHP
13 316 (2.06%) Bash
14 293 (1.91%) Go
15 259 (1.69%) VBA
16 219 (1.43%) Kotlin
17 203 (1.32%) Scala
18 178 (1.16%) Perl
19 170 (1.11%) MATLAB
20 158 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3,754 (24.43%) Degree
2 794 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 575 (3.74%) Security Cleared
4 386 (2.51%) SC Cleared
5 321 (2.09%) Master's Degree
6 230 (1.50%) PhD
7 212 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
8 167 (1.09%) PMI Certification
9 158 (1.03%) CCNA
10 153 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
11 138 (0.90%) CISSP
12 132 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 119 (0.77%) ISTQB
14 112 (0.73%) DBS Check
15 108 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
16 97 (0.63%) CCNP
17 94 (0.61%) DV Cleared
18 86 (0.56%) AWS Certification
19 81 (0.53%) PMP
20 77 (0.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,192 (7.76%) QA
2 595 (3.87%) Data Quality
3 406 (2.64%) SLA
4 283 (1.84%) GDPR
5 243 (1.58%) PMO
6 217 (1.41%) Accessibility
7 158 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 110 (0.72%) Actionable Recommendations
9 107 (0.70%) Good Clinical Practice
10 90 (0.59%) NIST
11 84 (0.55%) CDISC
12 74 (0.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 63 (0.41%) PCI DSS
14 56 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 47 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
16 45 (0.29%) GRC
17 44 (0.29%) GMP
18 35 (0.23%) JSP 440
19 33 (0.21%) MISRA
20 27 (0.18%) GxP
System Software
1 1,028 (6.69%) Docker
2 508 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 332 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 127 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 87 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 77 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 62 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
8 52 (0.34%) vSphere
9 41 (0.27%) Firmware
10 22 (0.14%) XenApp
11 18 (0.12%) KVM
11 18 (0.12%) Xen
12 17 (0.11%) Terminal Services
13 14 (0.091%) BitLocker
14 13 (0.085%) Apache Flume
15 11 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (0.059%) Snort
16 9 (0.059%) VMware NSX
16 9 (0.059%) XenDesktop
17 7 (0.046%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1,095 (7.13%) Kubernetes
2 654 (4.26%) Terraform
3 371 (2.41%) Ansible
4 116 (0.75%) SCCM
5 115 (0.75%) Grafana
6 110 (0.72%) Prometheus
7 105 (0.68%) Puppet
8 101 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
9 71 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
10 67 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
11 42 (0.27%) vCenter Server
12 33 (0.21%) Kubeflow
13 31 (0.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 29 (0.19%) SCOM
15 27 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
16 26 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
17 24 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
17 24 (0.16%) Kibana
17 24 (0.16%) WSUS
18 23 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2,543 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 1,197 (7.79%) Google
3 614 (4.00%) Oracle
4 445 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
5 441 (2.87%) VMware
6 416 (2.71%) SAP
7 323 (2.10%) Cisco
8 281 (1.83%) Adobe
9 252 (1.64%) Databricks
10 203 (1.32%) Facebook
11 197 (1.28%) IBM
12 167 (1.09%) Citrix
13 159 (1.03%) Alteryx
14 155 (1.01%) Splunk
15 144 (0.94%) Red Hat
16 141 (0.92%) ServiceNow
17 124 (0.81%) Apple
18 109 (0.71%) Atlassian
19 94 (0.61%) Informatica
20 91 (0.59%) Teradata