Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 23 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 15684 14420 19792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.67% 7.63% 9.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.17% 18.65% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10089 11218 14820
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -

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 77777 77328 91200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.99% 40.93% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58681 63584 73079
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +2 14688 £47,500 +5.56% 1059
UK excluding London -1 7747 £42,500 +4.94% 655
London +2 7553 £57,500 +4.55% 461
South East -1 2207 £43,000 -2.27% 153
North of England -1 1893 £42,000 +10.53% 176
Midlands +4 1285 £40,000 -1.23% 102
North West -1 1050 £45,000 +18.42% 94
East of England 0 1029 £45,000 +8.43% 105
West Midlands +3 852 £42,500 +7.59% 62
Yorkshire +5 739 £40,000 +5.26% 71
South West -7 684 £40,000 - 59
Scotland -3 554 £42,500 -10.53% 44
East Midlands +2 430 £40,000 -5.88% 38
Wales 0 174 £37,500 -6.25% 11
North East +3 107 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Northern Ireland -13 31 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Channel Islands +4 5 £59,000 -1.67%
Isle of Man -7 4 £25,000 -75.00%

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 6291 (40.11%) Finance
2 4334 (27.63%) SQL
3 4016 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
4 3563 (22.72%) Degree
5 3208 (20.45%) Banking
6 2709 (17.27%) Microsoft
7 2523 (16.09%) Asset Management
8 2497 (15.92%) Investment Banking
9 2418 (15.42%) Wealth Management
10 2393 (15.26%) Retail Banking
11 2364 (15.07%) Java
12 2264 (14.44%) Project Management
13 2224 (14.18%) Analytics
14 2100 (13.39%) SDLC
15 1841 (11.74%) SQL Server
16 1739 (11.09%) Business Intelligence
17 1723 (10.99%) C#
18 1712 (10.92%) Windows
19 1684 (10.74%) Computer Science
20 1682 (10.72%) JavaScript
21 1644 (10.48%) .NET
22 1575 (10.04%) Microsoft Excel
23 1560 (9.95%) Business Analysis
24 1430 (9.12%) Oracle
25 1349 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
26 1345 (8.58%) Python
27 1329 (8.47%) ITIL
28 1300 (8.29%) HTML
29 1249 (7.96%) Linux
30 1230 (7.84%) QA

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
1 609 (3.88%) SAS
2 380 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 306 (1.95%) Apache Spark
4 265 (1.69%) Apache
5 246 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 210 (1.34%) MS Exchange
7 179 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 176 (1.12%) CMS
9 154 (0.98%) IIS
10 146 (0.93%) WebSphere
11 144 (0.92%) Skype for Business
12 140 (0.89%) Confluence
13 100 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
14 65 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
14 65 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
15 63 (0.40%) JBoss
16 56 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
17 47 (0.30%) DataSynapse
18 43 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 37 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1575 (10.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 909 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
3 482 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 292 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 214 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
6 180 (1.15%) SPSS
7 86 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 56 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 23 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (0.12%) InVision
11 15 (0.096%) Simulink
12 14 (0.089%) InfoPath
13 13 (0.083%) SOLIDWORKS
14 10 (0.064%) Fireworks
15 8 (0.051%) UserZoom
16 6 (0.038%) SPSS Modeler
16 6 (0.038%) UXPin
17 5 (0.032%) AutoCAD
17 5 (0.032%) Maya
17 5 (0.032%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 155 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 140 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 99 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 88 (0.56%) SAP FI
5 79 (0.50%) SAP CO
6 78 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
7 73 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
8 67 (0.43%) ION MarketView
9 62 (0.40%) SAP SD
10 57 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
11 52 (0.33%) SAP MM
11 52 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
12 44 (0.28%) Magento
13 43 (0.27%) SAP HCM
14 41 (0.26%) SAP CRM
15 38 (0.24%) NetSuite
16 34 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
17 32 (0.20%) SAP ERP
18 28 (0.18%) assyst
19 27 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 668 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 566 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 387 (2.47%) SaaS
4 336 (2.14%) Office 365
5 251 (1.60%) Google Analytics
6 131 (0.84%) GitHub
7 127 (0.81%) PaaS
8 122 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 110 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
10 102 (0.65%) IaaS
11 78 (0.50%) AdWords
12 60 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
13 49 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
14 41 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
15 38 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
16 36 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
17 35 (0.22%) Amazon S3
18 31 (0.20%) iPaaS
18 31 (0.20%) OneDrive
19 28 (0.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 513 (3.27%) Firewall
2 319 (2.03%) TCP/IP
3 308 (1.96%) Internet
4 307 (1.96%) DNS
5 286 (1.82%) WAN
6 254 (1.62%) LAN
7 231 (1.47%) VPN
8 214 (1.36%) DHCP
9 198 (1.26%) HTTP
10 184 (1.17%) Network Security
11 142 (0.91%) VoIP
12 136 (0.87%) SSL
13 129 (0.82%) SAN
14 118 (0.75%) Wireless
15 112 (0.71%) Skype
16 108 (0.69%) BGP
17 91 (0.58%) Intranet
18 87 (0.55%) MPLS
18 87 (0.55%) OSPF
19 82 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1841 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 855 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
3 732 (4.67%) Big Data
4 651 (4.15%) Relational Database
5 608 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 582 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 509 (3.25%) Hadoop
8 399 (2.54%) MySQL
9 345 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
10 342 (2.18%) QlikView
11 299 (1.91%) NoSQL
12 286 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 280 (1.79%) Power BI
14 266 (1.70%) Data Mining
15 262 (1.67%) RDBMS
16 257 (1.64%) MongoDB
17 199 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
18 192 (1.22%) Oracle Database
19 177 (1.13%) OLAP
20 173 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 727 (4.64%) JIRA
2 599 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 429 (2.74%) Selenium
4 362 (2.31%) Jenkins
5 358 (2.28%) Visual Studio
6 267 (1.70%) Maven
7 263 (1.68%) Cucumber
8 247 (1.57%) TeamCity
9 233 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 201 (1.28%) Subversion
11 182 (1.16%) JUnit
12 176 (1.12%) WebDriver
13 121 (0.77%) TestNG
14 93 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 90 (0.57%) Gradle
16 74 (0.47%) ProC
17 73 (0.47%) Eclipse
17 73 (0.47%) JMeter
18 68 (0.43%) SoapUI
19 65 (0.41%) Jasmine
General
1 6291 (40.11%) Finance
2 3208 (20.45%) Banking
3 2497 (15.92%) Investment Banking
4 2393 (15.26%) Retail Banking
5 1228 (7.83%) Marketing
6 1099 (7.01%) Retail
7 750 (4.78%) Front Office
8 569 (3.63%) Legal
9 526 (3.35%) Manufacturing
10 474 (3.02%) Telecoms
11 280 (1.79%) Advertising
12 245 (1.56%) Games
13 231 (1.47%) Publishing
14 214 (1.36%) Back Office
15 204 (1.30%) Electronics
16 198 (1.26%) Law
17 181 (1.15%) Billing
18 165 (1.05%) Financial Institution
19 161 (1.03%) German Language
20 125 (0.80%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4491 (28.63%) Analyst
2 2835 (18.08%) Developer
3 1781 (11.36%) Business Analyst
4 1271 (8.10%) Consultant
5 627 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 602 (3.84%) Architect
7 529 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
7 529 (3.37%) Senior Developer
8 510 (3.25%) Data Analyst
9 479 (3.05%) IT Analyst
10 450 (2.87%) Support Analyst
11 422 (2.69%) .NET Developer
12 406 (2.59%) Java Developer
13 403 (2.57%) Graduate
14 374 (2.38%) Project Manager
15 366 (2.33%) C# Developer
16 359 (2.29%) Applications Support
17 354 (2.26%) Service Analyst
18 336 (2.14%) Software Developer
19 320 (2.04%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1644 (10.48%) .NET
2 1300 (8.29%) HTML
3 986 (6.29%) CSS
4 753 (4.80%) Web Services
5 741 (4.72%) XML
6 671 (4.28%) AngularJS
7 656 (4.18%) ASP.NET
8 470 (3.00%) jQuery
9 451 (2.88%) REST
10 394 (2.51%) HTML5
11 391 (2.49%) Spring
12 375 (2.39%) .NET Framework
13 276 (1.76%) SOAP
14 261 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 258 (1.64%) Node.js
16 252 (1.61%) JSON
17 248 (1.58%) RESTful
18 211 (1.35%) React
19 198 (1.26%) Middleware
20 159 (1.01%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1684 (10.74%) Computer Science
2 891 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 759 (4.84%) User Experience
4 472 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 449 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 376 (2.40%) Derivative
7 344 (2.19%) Algorithms
8 316 (2.01%) Data Centre
9 289 (1.84%) Mobile App
10 264 (1.68%) Virtual Team
11 244 (1.56%) Fintech
12 241 (1.54%) Equities
13 218 (1.39%) Data Structures
14 217 (1.38%) Reference Data
15 174 (1.11%) Credit Risk
16 172 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
17 165 (1.05%) Social Media
18 141 (0.90%) Client/Server
19 131 (0.84%) Life Science
20 122 (0.78%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1712 (10.92%) Windows
2 1249 (7.96%) Linux
3 974 (6.21%) Unix
4 566 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 210 (1.34%) Windows 7
6 198 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 184 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 182 (1.16%) Android
9 165 (1.05%) Windows 10
10 157 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 147 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 81 (0.52%) CentOS
13 77 (0.49%) Windows 8
14 74 (0.47%) Solaris
15 52 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 49 (0.31%) Windows XP
17 46 (0.29%) AIX
18 42 (0.27%) Ubuntu
19 31 (0.20%) Mac OS X
20 27 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4016 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 2523 (16.09%) Asset Management
3 2418 (15.42%) Wealth Management
4 2264 (14.44%) Project Management
5 2224 (14.18%) Analytics
6 2100 (13.39%) SDLC
7 1739 (11.09%) Business Intelligence
8 1560 (9.95%) Business Analysis
9 1349 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 1329 (8.47%) ITIL
11 1154 (7.36%) Software Engineering
12 1023 (6.52%) Test Automation
13 970 (6.18%) Scrum
14 962 (6.13%) Mathematics
15 894 (5.70%) Data Analysis
16 846 (5.39%) OO
17 838 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
18 829 (5.29%) Mentoring
19 799 (5.09%) Analytical Thinking
20 781 (4.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4334 (27.63%) SQL
2 2364 (15.07%) Java
3 1723 (10.99%) C#
4 1682 (10.72%) JavaScript
5 1345 (8.58%) Python
6 710 (4.53%) R
7 662 (4.22%) C++
8 525 (3.35%) T-SQL
9 501 (3.19%) C
10 385 (2.45%) PowerShell
11 327 (2.08%) Perl
12 326 (2.08%) PL/SQL
13 317 (2.02%) Shell Script
14 309 (1.97%) PHP
15 281 (1.79%) VBA
16 221 (1.41%) VB.NET
17 205 (1.31%) Ruby
18 188 (1.20%) VB
19 182 (1.16%) Bash Shell
20 163 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3563 (22.72%) Degree
2 823 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 564 (3.60%) Security Cleared
4 328 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 285 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 267 (1.70%) ISEB
7 254 (1.62%) CISSP
8 244 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
9 213 (1.36%) ISTQB
10 191 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
11 178 (1.13%) DV Cleared
12 167 (1.06%) CCNA
13 163 (1.04%) CISM
14 157 (1.00%) PhD
15 128 (0.82%) CCNP
15 128 (0.82%) PMI Certification
16 123 (0.78%) MCSE
17 121 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
18 116 (0.74%) Master's Degree
19 111 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1230 (7.84%) QA
2 355 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 315 (2.01%) SLA
4 255 (1.63%) PMO
5 205 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 117 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 99 (0.63%) GDPR
8 95 (0.61%) Basel III
9 76 (0.48%) MiFID
10 64 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
11 62 (0.40%) EMIR
12 59 (0.38%) GxP
13 55 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 48 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
15 41 (0.26%) COBIT
16 33 (0.21%) ISO 9001
17 27 (0.17%) IFRS
17 27 (0.17%) ISO 14001
18 23 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
19 20 (0.13%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 554 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 311 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 199 (1.27%) Docker
4 146 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 72 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 69 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 61 (0.39%) vSphere
8 57 (0.36%) XenApp
9 54 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 39 (0.25%) HDFS
11 35 (0.22%) Firmware
12 34 (0.22%) Apache Flume
13 28 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 28 (0.18%) XenServer
14 23 (0.15%) NFS
14 23 (0.15%) XenDesktop
15 19 (0.12%) BitLocker
16 18 (0.11%) Postfix
17 16 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
18 15 (0.096%) Xen
Systems Management
1 175 (1.12%) SCCM
2 136 (0.87%) Puppet
3 132 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 114 (0.73%) Ansible
5 80 (0.51%) Kubernetes
6 73 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
7 72 (0.46%) SCOM
8 57 (0.36%) Terraform
9 45 (0.29%) Nagios
10 31 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 29 (0.18%) FortiGate
11 29 (0.18%) vCenter Server
12 25 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
13 23 (0.15%) Consul
13 23 (0.15%) Tivoli
14 22 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
15 21 (0.13%) Graphite
16 20 (0.13%) Kibana
17 19 (0.12%) XenMobile
18 18 (0.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2709 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 1430 (9.12%) Oracle
3 1041 (6.64%) SAP
4 612 (3.90%) Tableau
5 470 (3.00%) Google
6 456 (2.91%) VMware
7 383 (2.44%) Cisco
8 241 (1.54%) Citrix
9 222 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 218 (1.39%) IBM
11 183 (1.17%) HP
12 175 (1.12%) Sybase
13 172 (1.10%) Cognos
14 168 (1.07%) Adobe
15 156 (0.99%) Red Hat
16 128 (0.82%) Splunk
17 126 (0.80%) Sun
18 123 (0.78%) Remedy
19 121 (0.77%) Murex
20 105 (0.67%) CheckPoint