Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 27 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 10,367 13,316 15,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.62% 8.15% 8.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.59% 20.60% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,363 9,573 9,763
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +5.43% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 52,930 64,633 70,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.91% 39.53% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39,930 49,494 52,278
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,565 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,386 £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 20 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in the UK

Analytical Skills
Top 17 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 October 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 +3 9,694 £50,000 - 1,617
UK excluding London -1 5,838 £45,000 +5.88% 1,250
London -4 4,299 £60,000 +4.35% 496
South East +2 1,680 £47,500 +5.56% 315
North of England +2 1,448 £41,375 +0.91% 281
Midlands +2 880 £40,000 -1.23% 192
North West +7 874 £42,500 - 144
East of England 0 692 £47,500 +7.95% 162
South West -11 668 £45,000 +5.88% 173
West Midlands 0 594 £40,000 - 112
Yorkshire -13 462 £40,177 +0.44% 106
Scotland -3 325 £45,000 - 87
East Midlands +4 283 £42,500 -4.49% 80
North East +10 112 £37,500 -6.25% 31
Wales -17 97 £40,000 - 33
Northern Ireland -2 54 £38,750 -3.13% 9
Channel Islands +5 2 £35,250 -21.67%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4,559 (43.98%) Problem-Solving
2 3,069 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
3 2,689 (25.94%) SQL
4 2,491 (24.03%) Finance
5 2,140 (20.64%) Degree
6 1,986 (19.16%) Microsoft
7 1,578 (15.22%) Analytics
8 1,440 (13.89%) Python
9 1,414 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
10 1,201 (11.58%) SQL Server
11 1,101 (10.62%) Java
12 1,084 (10.46%) Project Management
13 1,069 (10.31%) Azure
14 1,061 (10.23%) Windows
15 1,038 (10.01%) C#
16 1,027 (9.91%) Linux
17 915 (8.83%) Decision-Making
18 908 (8.76%) Microsoft Excel
19 904 (8.72%) .NET
20 889 (8.58%) JavaScript
20 889 (8.58%) ITIL
21 878 (8.47%) AWS
22 867 (8.36%) Computer Science
23 804 (7.76%) Marketing
24 797 (7.69%) Scrum
25 784 (7.56%) Data Science
26 778 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
27 773 (7.46%) DevOps
28 756 (7.29%) Retail
29 755 (7.28%) Software Engineering

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
1 338 (3.26%) Apache Spark
2 273 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 221 (2.13%) Confluence
4 153 (1.48%) SAS
5 139 (1.34%) IIS
6 135 (1.30%) CMS
7 130 (1.25%) Apache
8 101 (0.97%) MS Exchange
9 62 (0.60%) Skype for Business
10 53 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 50 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 47 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
13 43 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
14 40 (0.39%) Tomcat
15 35 (0.34%) nginx
16 30 (0.29%) Apache Pig
17 28 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
17 28 (0.27%) WebSphere
18 26 (0.25%) WordPress
19 23 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 908 (8.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 699 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
3 298 (2.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 162 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 94 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 80 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 72 (0.69%) SPSS
8 35 (0.34%) Sketch
9 31 (0.30%) Chatbot
10 23 (0.22%) InVision
11 21 (0.20%) Photoshop
12 16 (0.15%) Stata
13 15 (0.14%) Marvel
14 12 (0.12%) Zeplin
15 11 (0.11%) Figma
15 11 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
16 8 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
16 8 (0.077%) RoboHelp
17 7 (0.068%) Gephi
17 7 (0.068%) Maya
Business Applications
1 112 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 33 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 30 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
6 24 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 20 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 19 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 19 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 18 (0.17%) SAP FI
10 16 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
10 16 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
11 15 (0.14%) SAP CO
11 15 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
12 14 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
13 13 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
14 11 (0.11%) Magento
14 11 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
14 11 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
15 10 (0.096%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,069 (10.31%) Azure
2 878 (8.47%) AWS
3 682 (6.58%) Power Platform
4 425 (4.10%) Office 365
5 382 (3.68%) SaaS
6 279 (2.69%) GCP
7 180 (1.74%) PaaS
8 144 (1.39%) Google Analytics
9 136 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
10 129 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
11 81 (0.78%) IaaS
12 57 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
13 56 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
14 51 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
15 43 (0.41%) GitHub
16 42 (0.41%) Amazon S3
17 41 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 37 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
19 36 (0.35%) OneDrive
19 36 (0.35%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 420 (4.05%) Firewall
2 322 (3.11%) LAN
3 309 (2.98%) DNS
4 302 (2.91%) WAN
5 283 (2.73%) TCP/IP
6 278 (2.68%) Internet
7 235 (2.27%) DHCP
8 222 (2.14%) Network Security
9 181 (1.75%) Wireless
10 159 (1.53%) VPN
11 139 (1.34%) VoIP
12 111 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
13 85 (0.82%) SAN
14 82 (0.79%) VLAN
15 80 (0.77%) BGP
16 79 (0.76%) OSPF
17 77 (0.74%) Skype
18 76 (0.73%) HTTP
19 71 (0.68%) MPLS
20 64 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,201 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 669 (6.45%) Power BI
3 652 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
4 521 (5.03%) Big Data
5 421 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 404 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 402 (3.88%) Relational Database
8 366 (3.53%) Hadoop
9 278 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 231 (2.23%) NoSQL
11 225 (2.17%) MySQL
12 167 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
13 156 (1.50%) Apache Hive
14 155 (1.50%) QlikView
15 143 (1.38%) Data Mining
16 132 (1.27%) MongoDB
17 118 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
18 109 (1.05%) Oracle Database
19 99 (0.95%) Data Lake
20 81 (0.78%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 566 (5.46%) Git (software)
2 536 (5.17%) JIRA
3 237 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 181 (1.75%) Selenium
5 168 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 156 (1.50%) Visual Studio
7 99 (0.95%) Bitbucket
8 96 (0.93%) Cucumber
9 77 (0.74%) Maven
10 72 (0.69%) WebDriver
11 70 (0.68%) JUnit
12 55 (0.53%) Bitbucket Server
13 53 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 50 (0.48%) Subversion
15 47 (0.45%) git-flow
16 45 (0.43%) MSI
17 40 (0.39%) JMeter
18 39 (0.38%) TeamCity
19 37 (0.36%) webpack
20 36 (0.35%) HP UFT
General
1 2,491 (24.03%) Finance
2 804 (7.76%) Marketing
3 756 (7.29%) Retail
4 683 (6.59%) Banking
5 394 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 326 (3.14%) Public Sector
7 313 (3.02%) Manufacturing
8 208 (2.01%) Legal
9 176 (1.70%) Games
10 162 (1.56%) Law
11 150 (1.45%) Advertising
12 112 (1.08%) Automotive
12 112 (1.08%) Electronics
13 108 (1.04%) Front Office
14 97 (0.94%) Aerospace
15 96 (0.93%) Publishing
16 81 (0.78%) Billing
17 79 (0.76%) Investment Banking
18 73 (0.70%) Financial Institution
19 68 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,429 (23.43%) Analyst
2 1,816 (17.52%) Developer
3 698 (6.73%) Business Analyst
4 645 (6.22%) Architect
5 596 (5.75%) Consultant
6 391 (3.77%) Data Analyst
7 300 (2.89%) Senior Developer
8 282 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
9 280 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
10 275 (2.65%) Junior
11 272 (2.62%) Data Scientist
12 269 (2.59%) Support Analyst
13 261 (2.52%) Graduate
14 259 (2.50%) Project Manager
15 250 (2.41%) Software Engineer
16 246 (2.37%) Applications Support
17 238 (2.30%) .NET Developer
18 232 (2.24%) Java Developer
19 229 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 221 (2.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 904 (8.72%) .NET
2 678 (6.54%) HTML
3 568 (5.48%) CSS
4 431 (4.16%) Web Services
5 339 (3.27%) ASP.NET
6 336 (3.24%) AngularJS
7 259 (2.50%) XML
8 217 (2.09%) REST
9 212 (2.04%) Node.js
10 205 (1.98%) React
11 183 (1.77%) Spring
12 174 (1.68%) HTML5
12 174 (1.68%) SOAP
13 171 (1.65%) Kafka
14 170 (1.64%) jQuery
15 153 (1.48%) JSON
16 147 (1.42%) .NET Framework
17 133 (1.28%) RESTful
18 114 (1.10%) Middleware
18 114 (1.10%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 778 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
2 715 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 538 (5.19%) User Experience
4 358 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 244 (2.35%) Data Centre
6 242 (2.33%) Analytical Mindset
7 208 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
8 197 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 178 (1.72%) Mobile App
10 171 (1.65%) Data Structures
11 139 (1.34%) Virtual Team
12 137 (1.32%) Cloud Native
13 135 (1.30%) Smartphone
14 121 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
15 120 (1.16%) Social Media
16 95 (0.92%) Public Cloud
17 90 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 83 (0.80%) Derivative
19 75 (0.72%) Blog
20 73 (0.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1,061 (10.23%) Windows
2 1,027 (9.91%) Linux
3 420 (4.05%) Unix
4 338 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 185 (1.78%) Android
6 155 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 150 (1.45%) Windows 10
8 106 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 105 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 93 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 68 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 42 (0.41%) CentOS
13 38 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 38 (0.37%) Tizen
14 31 (0.30%) Solaris
14 31 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 29 (0.28%) Mac OS
16 26 (0.25%) AIX
17 22 (0.21%) Mac OS X
17 22 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,559 (43.98%) Problem-Solving
2 3,069 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
3 1,578 (15.22%) Analytics
4 1,414 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 1,084 (10.46%) Project Management
6 915 (8.83%) Decision-Making
7 889 (8.58%) ITIL
8 867 (8.36%) Computer Science
9 797 (7.69%) Scrum
10 784 (7.56%) Data Science
11 773 (7.46%) DevOps
12 755 (7.28%) Software Engineering
13 748 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 734 (7.08%) Analytical Thinking
14 734 (7.08%) Mathematics
15 699 (6.74%) Visualisation
16 683 (6.59%) Data Analysis
17 632 (6.10%) SDLC
18 624 (6.02%) Change Management
19 614 (5.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2,689 (25.94%) SQL
2 1,440 (13.89%) Python
3 1,101 (10.62%) Java
4 1,038 (10.01%) C#
5 889 (8.58%) JavaScript
6 611 (5.89%) R
7 557 (5.37%) C
8 437 (4.22%) T-SQL
9 415 (4.00%) C++
10 336 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 275 (2.65%) Scala
12 218 (2.10%) Bash Shell
13 186 (1.79%) VBA
14 183 (1.77%) TypeScript
15 157 (1.51%) PL/SQL
16 139 (1.34%) PHP
17 135 (1.30%) Perl
18 122 (1.18%) Ruby
19 107 (1.03%) VB.NET
20 94 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 2,140 (20.64%) Degree
2 436 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 306 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 274 (2.64%) SC Cleared
5 269 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 208 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 196 (1.89%) CCNA
8 134 (1.29%) Master's Degree
9 127 (1.23%) ISTQB
10 125 (1.21%) CCNP
11 114 (1.10%) CISSP
12 107 (1.03%) PMI Certification
13 100 (0.96%) PhD
14 99 (0.95%) AWS Certification
15 98 (0.95%) ISEB
16 97 (0.94%) MCSE
17 94 (0.91%) DV Cleared
18 92 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
19 86 (0.83%) MCSA
20 82 (0.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 567 (5.47%) QA
2 333 (3.21%) SLA
3 326 (3.14%) Data Quality
4 218 (2.10%) GDPR
5 198 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 168 (1.62%) PMO
7 59 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 52 (0.50%) NIST
8 52 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 48 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
10 46 (0.44%) COBIT
11 37 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 32 (0.31%) HMG Infosec
12 32 (0.31%) JSP 440
13 28 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
14 26 (0.25%) IFRS
15 22 (0.21%) IFRS 9
16 21 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 14 (0.14%) Basel II
17 14 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 545 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 351 (3.39%) Docker
3 282 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 98 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 77 (0.74%) vSphere
6 67 (0.65%) Apache Flume
7 47 (0.45%) XenApp
8 44 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 40 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 34 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
11 27 (0.26%) HDFS
11 27 (0.26%) VMware NSX
12 24 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 22 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
14 17 (0.16%) Firmware
15 15 (0.14%) vCloud
16 12 (0.12%) pfSense
16 12 (0.12%) Terminal Services
17 11 (0.11%) etcd
17 11 (0.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 331 (3.19%) Kubernetes
2 142 (1.37%) Terraform
3 135 (1.30%) Ansible
4 132 (1.27%) SCCM
5 103 (0.99%) Puppet
6 96 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 68 (0.66%) Oozie
8 49 (0.47%) Nagios
8 49 (0.47%) SCOM
9 45 (0.43%) Kibana
10 42 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
10 42 (0.41%) Nessus
11 38 (0.37%) WSUS
12 37 (0.36%) Consul
13 34 (0.33%) Prometheus
13 34 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
14 29 (0.28%) IBM BigFix
15 28 (0.27%) FortiGate
16 26 (0.25%) HP ALM
16 26 (0.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 1,986 (19.16%) Microsoft
2 643 (6.20%) Oracle
3 518 (5.00%) Tableau
4 452 (4.36%) SAP
5 448 (4.32%) Google
6 439 (4.23%) VMware
7 412 (3.97%) Cisco
8 316 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
9 196 (1.89%) Citrix
10 177 (1.71%) HP
10 177 (1.71%) Splunk
11 141 (1.36%) IBM
12 139 (1.34%) Adobe
13 110 (1.06%) Juniper
14 97 (0.94%) ServiceNow
15 81 (0.78%) WorldPay
16 80 (0.77%) Atlassian
17 78 (0.75%) Apple
18 75 (0.72%) Dell
19 68 (0.66%) Aruba