Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 25 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 9,849 12,757 15,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.38% 7.99% 8.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.07% 20.13% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7,208 9,328 10,001
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,749 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 51,656 63,364 71,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.71% 39.67% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39,434 48,412 53,637
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,405 £27,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 9,160 £50,000 - 1,647
UK excluding London -3 5,598 £45,000 +5.88% 1,215
London -3 4,038 £60,000 - 538
South East 0 1,535 £47,500 +4.40% 282
North of England 0 1,312 £42,000 -1.18% 317
Midlands -1 900 £42,500 +6.25% 216
North West +1 752 £42,500 - 180
East of England +2 693 £47,500 +10.47% 153
South West -8 654 £45,000 +4.98% 140
West Midlands +2 624 £41,517 +3.79% 127
Yorkshire 0 462 £41,125 +2.81% 98
Scotland -1 357 £45,420 +0.93% 65
East Midlands +3 274 £42,500 -5.56% 89
Wales -16 107 £38,500 +2.67% 34
North East -1 98 £37,600 -13.87% 39
Northern Ireland +1 49 £40,000 - 8
Channel Islands +7 2 £33,000 -26.67%
Isle of Man +3 1 £49,000 -

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 4,320 (43.86%) Problem-Solving
2 2,920 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2,576 (26.15%) SQL
4 2,393 (24.30%) Finance
5 1,954 (19.84%) Microsoft
6 1,931 (19.61%) Degree
7 1,555 (15.79%) Analytics
8 1,344 (13.65%) Python
9 1,322 (13.42%) Business Intelligence
10 1,220 (12.39%) SQL Server
11 1,169 (11.87%) Azure
12 1,055 (10.71%) C#
13 1,048 (10.64%) Windows
14 1,023 (10.39%) Project Management
15 1,021 (10.37%) Java
16 1,006 (10.21%) Linux
17 986 (10.01%) JavaScript
18 933 (9.47%) .NET
19 905 (9.19%) Computer Science
20 890 (9.04%) AWS
21 866 (8.79%) Decision-Making
22 847 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
23 824 (8.37%) ITIL
24 809 (8.21%) Scrum
25 771 (7.83%) Self-Motivation
26 756 (7.68%) Marketing
27 755 (7.67%) DevOps
28 736 (7.47%) Analytical Thinking
29 717 (7.28%) HTML
30 713 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 323 (3.28%) Apache Spark
2 267 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 212 (2.15%) Confluence
4 154 (1.56%) SAS
5 141 (1.43%) IIS
6 132 (1.34%) Apache
7 124 (1.26%) CMS
8 88 (0.89%) MS Exchange
9 61 (0.62%) Skype for Business
10 52 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
11 50 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 42 (0.43%) nginx
13 40 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 39 (0.40%) WebLogic
15 37 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
16 36 (0.37%) WebSphere
17 35 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
18 29 (0.29%) WordPress
19 27 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
20 26 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 847 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 622 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
3 257 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 136 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 89 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
6 62 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 56 (0.57%) SPSS
8 34 (0.35%) Sketch
9 23 (0.23%) InVision
9 23 (0.23%) Photoshop
10 17 (0.17%) Zeplin
11 10 (0.10%) Chatbot
11 10 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
12 9 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
12 9 (0.091%) Marvel
12 9 (0.091%) OrCAD
13 8 (0.081%) Figma
13 8 (0.081%) RoboHelp
13 8 (0.081%) Stata
Business Applications
1 123 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.38%) NetSuite
4 32 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
5 24 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 20 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 18 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 18 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 18 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 18 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 16 (0.16%) SAP FI
9 15 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
9 15 (0.15%) Magento
10 13 (0.13%) HFM
10 13 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
10 13 (0.13%) SAP CO
10 13 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
11 12 (0.12%) Documaker
12 11 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
12 11 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,169 (11.87%) Azure
2 890 (9.04%) AWS
3 688 (6.99%) Power Platform
4 432 (4.39%) Office 365
5 395 (4.01%) SaaS
6 280 (2.84%) GCP
7 175 (1.78%) PaaS
8 142 (1.44%) Google Analytics
9 138 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
10 131 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
11 103 (1.05%) IaaS
12 56 (0.57%) Amazon S3
13 53 (0.54%) GitHub
14 51 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
15 50 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
16 49 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
17 48 (0.49%) PowerApps
17 48 (0.49%) Serverless
18 47 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
19 41 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 406 (4.12%) Firewall
2 283 (2.87%) Internet
3 281 (2.85%) LAN
4 269 (2.73%) TCP/IP
5 262 (2.66%) DNS
6 254 (2.58%) WAN
7 195 (1.98%) Network Security
8 186 (1.89%) DHCP
9 164 (1.67%) VPN
10 163 (1.65%) Wireless
11 131 (1.33%) VoIP
12 86 (0.87%) BGP
13 80 (0.81%) OSPF
14 72 (0.73%) MPLS
15 70 (0.71%) Skype
16 66 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
17 64 (0.65%) VLAN
18 63 (0.64%) HTTP
18 63 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
19 61 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,220 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 668 (6.78%) Power BI
3 620 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
4 549 (5.57%) Big Data
5 412 (4.18%) Relational Database
6 373 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 345 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 277 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 267 (2.71%) Hadoop
10 241 (2.45%) MySQL
11 218 (2.21%) NoSQL
12 172 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
13 162 (1.64%) Apache Hive
14 148 (1.50%) QlikView
15 142 (1.44%) Data Mining
16 131 (1.33%) MongoDB
17 108 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
18 105 (1.07%) Oracle Database
19 104 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
20 101 (1.03%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 613 (6.22%) Git (software)
2 545 (5.53%) JIRA
3 243 (2.47%) Jenkins
4 202 (2.05%) Selenium
5 192 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 151 (1.53%) Visual Studio
7 105 (1.07%) Bitbucket
8 92 (0.93%) Cucumber
9 81 (0.82%) Maven
10 77 (0.78%) WebDriver
11 69 (0.70%) JUnit
12 63 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 55 (0.56%) webpack
14 52 (0.53%) Subversion
15 50 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 47 (0.48%) Bitbucket Server
16 47 (0.48%) JMeter
17 45 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
17 45 (0.46%) Postman
18 40 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2,393 (24.30%) Finance
2 756 (7.68%) Marketing
3 639 (6.49%) Retail
4 538 (5.46%) Banking
5 347 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 285 (2.89%) Public Sector
7 271 (2.75%) Manufacturing
8 203 (2.06%) Legal
9 173 (1.76%) Law
10 159 (1.61%) Games
11 158 (1.60%) Advertising
12 109 (1.11%) Front Office
13 105 (1.07%) Automotive
14 104 (1.06%) Aerospace
15 100 (1.02%) Electronics
16 83 (0.84%) Investment Banking
17 80 (0.81%) Publishing
18 77 (0.78%) Financial Institution
19 71 (0.72%) Billing
20 63 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,302 (23.37%) Analyst
2 1,779 (18.06%) Developer
3 642 (6.52%) Architect
4 618 (6.27%) Business Analyst
5 547 (5.55%) Consultant
6 340 (3.45%) Data Analyst
7 287 (2.91%) Senior Developer
8 259 (2.63%) Software Engineer
9 258 (2.62%) Project Manager
10 255 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
11 241 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
12 238 (2.42%) .NET Developer
13 236 (2.40%) Data Scientist
14 232 (2.36%) Support Analyst
15 226 (2.29%) Junior
16 223 (2.26%) Graduate
17 215 (2.18%) Support Engineer
18 201 (2.04%) Software Developer
19 199 (2.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 199 (2.02%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 933 (9.47%) .NET
2 717 (7.28%) HTML
3 605 (6.14%) CSS
4 432 (4.39%) Web Services
5 352 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 344 (3.49%) ASP.NET
7 257 (2.61%) XML
8 248 (2.52%) REST
9 241 (2.45%) Node.js
10 233 (2.37%) React
11 215 (2.18%) HTML5
12 203 (2.06%) jQuery
13 192 (1.95%) Kafka
14 175 (1.78%) SOAP
15 162 (1.64%) Spring
16 160 (1.62%) JSON
17 147 (1.49%) .NET Framework
18 137 (1.39%) RESTful
19 130 (1.32%) Middleware
20 127 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 771 (7.83%) Self-Motivation
2 624 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 511 (5.19%) User Experience
4 337 (3.42%) Algorithms
5 257 (2.61%) Analytical Mindset
6 218 (2.21%) Data Centre
7 210 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
8 194 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 194 (1.97%) Mobile App
9 183 (1.86%) Data Structures
10 124 (1.26%) Virtual Team
11 122 (1.24%) Cloud Native
11 122 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
12 120 (1.22%) Social Media
13 97 (0.98%) Public Cloud
13 97 (0.98%) Smartphone
14 91 (0.92%) Derivative
15 75 (0.76%) Blog
15 75 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 71 (0.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1,048 (10.64%) Windows
2 1,006 (10.21%) Linux
3 420 (4.26%) Unix
4 320 (3.25%) Windows Server
5 185 (1.88%) Android
6 141 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 126 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 116 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 95 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 84 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 54 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 51 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 41 (0.42%) CentOS
14 35 (0.36%) Solaris
15 30 (0.30%) Tizen
16 28 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 23 (0.23%) AIX
17 23 (0.23%) Ubuntu
18 20 (0.20%) HPUX
18 20 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,320 (43.86%) Problem-Solving
2 2,920 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
3 1,555 (15.79%) Analytics
4 1,322 (13.42%) Business Intelligence
5 1,023 (10.39%) Project Management
6 905 (9.19%) Computer Science
7 866 (8.79%) Decision-Making
8 824 (8.37%) ITIL
9 809 (8.21%) Scrum
10 755 (7.67%) DevOps
11 736 (7.47%) Analytical Thinking
12 713 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 682 (6.92%) Software Engineering
14 670 (6.80%) Visualisation
15 667 (6.77%) SDLC
16 659 (6.69%) Data Science
17 633 (6.43%) Mathematics
18 612 (6.21%) Test Automation
19 577 (5.86%) Mentoring
20 573 (5.82%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2,576 (26.15%) SQL
2 1,344 (13.65%) Python
3 1,055 (10.71%) C#
4 1,021 (10.37%) Java
5 986 (10.01%) JavaScript
6 476 (4.83%) R
7 456 (4.63%) C
8 412 (4.18%) T-SQL
9 377 (3.83%) C++
10 275 (2.79%) PowerShell
11 230 (2.34%) TypeScript
12 197 (2.00%) Bash Shell
13 190 (1.93%) Scala
14 183 (1.86%) VBA
15 166 (1.69%) PHP
16 149 (1.51%) PL/SQL
17 123 (1.25%) VB.NET
18 122 (1.24%) Perl
18 122 (1.24%) Ruby
19 88 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,931 (19.61%) Degree
2 430 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 333 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 280 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 244 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 192 (1.95%) CCNA
7 180 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 153 (1.55%) ISTQB
9 146 (1.48%) Master's Degree
10 118 (1.20%) CISSP
11 115 (1.17%) ISEB
12 109 (1.11%) PhD
13 107 (1.09%) DV Cleared
14 104 (1.06%) CCNP
15 86 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
15 86 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
15 86 (0.87%) PMI Certification
16 83 (0.84%) CISM
17 80 (0.81%) MCSE
18 72 (0.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 531 (5.39%) QA
2 309 (3.14%) Data Quality
3 302 (3.07%) SLA
4 185 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 172 (1.75%) GDPR
6 125 (1.27%) PMO
7 57 (0.58%) NIST
8 55 (0.56%) PCI DSS
9 46 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 45 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
11 40 (0.41%) COBIT
12 26 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 26 (0.26%) IFRS
13 22 (0.22%) IFRS 9
14 21 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
14 21 (0.21%) JSP 440
15 14 (0.14%) Basel II
15 14 (0.14%) GxP
15 14 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 13 (0.13%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 516 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 330 (3.35%) Docker
3 289 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 89 (0.90%) vSphere
5 88 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 65 (0.66%) Apache Flume
7 47 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 41 (0.42%) XenApp
9 38 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
10 35 (0.36%) Firmware
11 34 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 29 (0.29%) HDFS
13 28 (0.28%) VMware NSX
14 20 (0.20%) Terminal Services
14 20 (0.20%) vCloud
15 18 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 16 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
17 11 (0.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
17 11 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
18 10 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 278 (2.82%) Kubernetes
2 157 (1.59%) Terraform
3 134 (1.36%) Ansible
4 111 (1.13%) SCCM
5 107 (1.09%) Puppet
6 102 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
7 66 (0.67%) Oozie
8 54 (0.55%) Kibana
9 43 (0.44%) Nagios
10 40 (0.41%) WSUS
11 38 (0.39%) Consul
12 34 (0.35%) HP ALM
13 33 (0.34%) Nessus
13 33 (0.34%) SCOM
14 31 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
15 29 (0.29%) logstash
16 27 (0.27%) FortiGate
17 26 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
17 26 (0.26%) Prometheus
18 23 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,954 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 608 (6.17%) Oracle
3 482 (4.89%) Tableau
4 441 (4.48%) VMware
5 418 (4.24%) Google
6 395 (4.01%) Cisco
7 359 (3.65%) SAP
8 284 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
9 170 (1.73%) HP
10 163 (1.65%) Citrix
11 142 (1.44%) Adobe
12 141 (1.43%) Splunk
13 122 (1.24%) IBM
14 111 (1.13%) Juniper
15 98 (1.00%) WorldPay
16 80 (0.81%) ServiceNow
17 70 (0.71%) Red Hat
18 68 (0.69%) Atlassian
19 64 (0.65%) Apple
20 60 (0.61%) Cognos