Period
to 19 June 2021

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 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 29 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 7,287 5,723 11,268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.08% 6.99% 7.84%
As % of the General category 12.88% 12.92% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4,634 4,336 7,771
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 56,589 44,312 81,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.02% 54.13% 56.50%
Number of salaries quoted 36,980 34,327 61,763
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 June 2021.

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 19 June 2021. 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 6,442 £50,000 -4.76% 1,275
UK excluding London 0 3,803 £45,000 - 896
London -5 2,877 £60,000 -4.00% 449
Work from Home +24 1,275 £52,500 -8.70% 205
South East -1 1,112 £50,000 - 222
North of England -7 870 £45,000 +5.88% 237
Midlands -7 575 £42,500 -5.56% 146
South West 0 509 £44,000 +10.00% 90
North West -2 481 £47,000 +4.44% 126
East of England +2 373 £40,500 -10.00% 127
West Midlands -13 367 £42,500 -2.57% 89
Yorkshire -8 323 £40,500 -4.71% 77
Scotland 0 257 £47,500 -5.00% 48
East Midlands 0 207 £39,000 -22.00% 56
Wales -11 69 £41,000 +2.50% 24
North East -24 66 £41,695 +7.60% 34
Northern Ireland -3 45 £75,000 +76.47% 5
Isle of Man -19 1 £37,500 +13.64%

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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 3,351 (45.99%) Social Skills
2 2,940 (40.35%) Problem-Solving
3 2,130 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1,987 (27.27%) SQL
5 1,879 (25.79%) Finance
6 1,711 (23.48%) Degree
7 1,460 (20.04%) Analytics
8 1,295 (17.77%) Microsoft
9 1,082 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
10 1,077 (14.78%) Python
11 951 (13.05%) Azure
12 900 (12.35%) Project Management
13 867 (11.90%) JavaScript
14 807 (11.07%) Computer Science
15 791 (10.85%) Java
16 763 (10.47%) Marketing
17 755 (10.36%) SQL Server
18 752 (10.32%) Microsoft Excel
19 695 (9.54%) DevOps
20 683 (9.37%) Power Platform
21 682 (9.36%) AWS
22 674 (9.25%) Windows
23 667 (9.15%) Power BI
24 666 (9.14%) Visualisation
25 649 (8.91%) Scrum
26 628 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
27 622 (8.54%) Decision-Making
28 607 (8.33%) Linux
29 596 (8.18%) Software Engineering
30 568 (7.79%) C#

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
1 209 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 176 (2.42%) SAS
3 169 (2.32%) Confluence
4 164 (2.25%) Apache Spark
5 118 (1.62%) Apache
6 89 (1.22%) CMS
7 62 (0.85%) IIS
8 59 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 44 (0.60%) MS Exchange
10 43 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
11 39 (0.54%) nginx
12 29 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 26 (0.36%) Jupyter
14 25 (0.34%) OpenStack
15 24 (0.33%) WebLogic
16 22 (0.30%) Apache TomEE
16 22 (0.30%) Skype for Business
17 20 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
18 17 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
18 17 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 752 (10.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 560 (7.68%) Microsoft Office
3 232 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 127 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 78 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
6 75 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
7 32 (0.44%) InVision
8 30 (0.41%) Sketch
9 27 (0.37%) SPSS
10 22 (0.30%) Photoshop
10 22 (0.30%) Simulink
11 21 (0.29%) Figma
12 12 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
13 8 (0.11%) Stata
14 7 (0.096%) InDesign
14 7 (0.096%) UXPin
15 6 (0.082%) Gephi
16 4 (0.055%) Chatbot
16 4 (0.055%) InfoPath
16 4 (0.055%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 92 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (0.34%) Magento
4 21 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.29%) Sentinel
4 21 (0.29%) Shopify
5 20 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 19 (0.26%) NetSuite
6 19 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 16 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
8 15 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
9 13 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
9 13 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.15%) MetaTrader
11 10 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
11 10 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
11 10 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
11 10 (0.14%) SAP ERP
12 9 (0.12%) Eloqua
13 8 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 951 (13.05%) Azure
2 683 (9.37%) Power Platform
3 682 (9.36%) AWS
4 409 (5.61%) SaaS
5 337 (4.62%) Microsoft 365
6 208 (2.85%) GCP
7 142 (1.95%) PaaS
8 139 (1.91%) GitHub
9 137 (1.88%) Serverless
10 133 (1.83%) Google Analytics
11 101 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
12 99 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
13 93 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
14 89 (1.22%) IaaS
15 72 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
16 70 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
17 64 (0.88%) Azure Service Bus
18 56 (0.77%) Azure Storage
19 55 (0.75%) Amazon S3
20 51 (0.70%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 229 (3.14%) Firewall
2 146 (2.00%) DNS
3 125 (1.72%) VPN
4 123 (1.69%) Internet
5 104 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 91 (1.25%) LAN
7 87 (1.19%) WAN
8 76 (1.04%) Network Security
9 71 (0.97%) DHCP
10 69 (0.95%) VoIP
11 68 (0.93%) Broadband
12 54 (0.74%) HTTP
13 51 (0.70%) SSL
14 48 (0.66%) BGP
15 47 (0.64%) FTP
16 45 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
17 36 (0.49%) Wireless
18 35 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
18 35 (0.48%) VLAN
19 33 (0.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 755 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 667 (9.15%) Power BI
3 526 (7.22%) Tableau
4 420 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
5 283 (3.88%) Big Data
6 263 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 242 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 239 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 232 (3.18%) NoSQL
10 225 (3.09%) MySQL
11 170 (2.33%) Data Mining
12 119 (1.63%) Hadoop
13 113 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 110 (1.51%) MongoDB
15 109 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
16 83 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
16 83 (1.14%) BigQuery
17 81 (1.11%) Data Lake
18 70 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
19 64 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 466 (6.39%) Git (software)
2 407 (5.59%) JIRA
3 212 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 121 (1.66%) Selenium
5 118 (1.62%) Visual Studio
6 84 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 80 (1.10%) GitLab
8 71 (0.97%) Maven
9 67 (0.92%) Cucumber
10 64 (0.88%) Bitbucket
11 62 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
12 61 (0.84%) Subversion
13 51 (0.70%) SpecFlow
14 50 (0.69%) JUnit
15 46 (0.63%) Postman
16 43 (0.59%) JMeter
16 43 (0.59%) webpack
17 40 (0.55%) Artifactory
17 40 (0.55%) Gradle
18 38 (0.52%) Eclipse
General
1 3,351 (45.99%) Social Skills
2 1,879 (25.79%) Finance
3 763 (10.47%) Marketing
4 520 (7.14%) Retail
5 440 (6.04%) Organisational Skills
6 416 (5.71%) Presentation Skills
7 291 (3.99%) Banking
8 248 (3.40%) Public Sector
9 226 (3.10%) Law
10 220 (3.02%) Telecoms
11 209 (2.87%) Manufacturing
12 208 (2.85%) Legal
13 206 (2.83%) Influencing Skills
14 176 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 157 (2.15%) Games
16 130 (1.78%) Back Office
17 123 (1.69%) Advertising
18 102 (1.40%) Financial Institution
19 101 (1.39%) Electronics
20 76 (1.04%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1,791 (24.58%) Analyst
2 1,275 (17.50%) Developer
3 367 (5.04%) Business Analyst
4 358 (4.91%) Data Analyst
5 323 (4.43%) Architect
6 245 (3.36%) Software Engineer
7 242 (3.32%) Senior Developer
8 239 (3.28%) Consultant
9 225 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
10 175 (2.40%) Support Analyst
11 161 (2.21%) Java Developer
12 157 (2.15%) Data Engineer
12 157 (2.15%) Software Developer
13 153 (2.10%) Project Manager
14 147 (2.02%) Junior
15 143 (1.96%) Applications Support
16 141 (1.93%) IT Analyst
17 138 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 134 (1.84%) Data Scientist
19 133 (1.83%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 555 (7.62%) HTML
2 554 (7.60%) .NET
3 509 (6.99%) CSS
4 419 (5.75%) React
5 291 (3.99%) REST
6 276 (3.79%) Web Services
7 259 (3.55%) AngularJS
8 239 (3.28%) Node.js
9 205 (2.81%) XML
10 188 (2.58%) jQuery
11 175 (2.40%) .NET Core
12 167 (2.29%) Spring
13 152 (2.09%) .NET Framework
14 151 (2.07%) Kafka
15 149 (2.04%) RESTful
16 144 (1.98%) ASP.NET
17 143 (1.96%) HTML5
18 131 (1.80%) JSON
19 84 (1.15%) SOAP
20 79 (1.08%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 553 (7.59%) User Experience
2 493 (6.77%) Management Information System
3 473 (6.49%) Self-Motivation
4 332 (4.56%) Analytical Mindset
5 217 (2.98%) Algorithms
6 179 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 175 (2.40%) Data Centre
8 162 (2.22%) Data Structures
9 150 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
10 138 (1.89%) Virtual Team
11 126 (1.73%) Life Science
12 104 (1.43%) Public Cloud
13 96 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
14 91 (1.25%) Social Media
15 74 (1.02%) Reinsurance
16 68 (0.93%) Blog
17 66 (0.91%) N-Tier
18 63 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
18 63 (0.86%) FMCG
19 56 (0.77%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 674 (9.25%) Windows
2 607 (8.33%) Linux
3 193 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 183 (2.51%) Unix
5 108 (1.48%) Windows 10
6 81 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 80 (1.10%) Android
8 65 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 58 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 41 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
12 27 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 19 (0.26%) Debian
15 18 (0.25%) Solaris
16 17 (0.23%) SUSE
16 17 (0.23%) Windows 8
17 16 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 15 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
19 12 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,940 (40.35%) Problem-Solving
2 2,130 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 1,460 (20.04%) Analytics
4 1,082 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
5 900 (12.35%) Project Management
6 807 (11.07%) Computer Science
7 695 (9.54%) DevOps
8 666 (9.14%) Visualisation
9 649 (8.91%) Scrum
10 628 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 622 (8.54%) Decision-Making
12 596 (8.18%) Software Engineering
13 551 (7.56%) Mentoring
14 542 (7.44%) Analytical Thinking
15 527 (7.23%) Data Analysis
16 512 (7.03%) Data Science
17 508 (6.97%) ITIL
18 507 (6.96%) Mathematics
19 463 (6.35%) Data Modelling
20 462 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,987 (27.27%) SQL
2 1,077 (14.78%) Python
3 867 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 791 (10.85%) Java
5 568 (7.79%) C#
6 291 (3.99%) C
7 252 (3.46%) R
8 241 (3.31%) PowerShell
9 215 (2.95%) C++
10 213 (2.92%) T-SQL
11 204 (2.80%) PHP
12 180 (2.47%) TypeScript
13 135 (1.85%) VBA
14 109 (1.50%) Scala
15 102 (1.40%) Bash Shell
16 95 (1.30%) Perl
17 93 (1.28%) Go
18 83 (1.14%) PL/SQL
19 76 (1.04%) Java 8
20 63 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,711 (23.48%) Degree
2 349 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 321 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 187 (2.57%) SC Cleared
5 127 (1.74%) PhD
6 124 (1.70%) Numerate Degree
7 119 (1.63%) CISSP
8 98 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 92 (1.26%) Master's Degree
10 90 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
11 69 (0.95%) DV Cleared
11 69 (0.95%) ISTQB
12 66 (0.91%) CISM
13 58 (0.80%) MCSE
14 53 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 51 (0.70%) MBA
16 50 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
17 47 (0.64%) CCNA
18 45 (0.62%) MCSA
19 42 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 505 (6.93%) QA
2 279 (3.83%) Data Quality
3 255 (3.50%) SLA
4 220 (3.02%) GDPR
5 98 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 91 (1.25%) PMO
7 59 (0.81%) Accessibility
8 58 (0.80%) CDISC
9 53 (0.73%) NIST
10 46 (0.63%) Good Clinical Practice
11 36 (0.49%) PCI DSS
12 34 (0.47%) GRC
13 29 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
14 24 (0.33%) Solvency II
15 23 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 21 (0.29%) COBIT
16 21 (0.29%) ECSS
16 21 (0.29%) MISRA
16 21 (0.29%) MISRA C
17 20 (0.27%) GMP
System Software
1 393 (5.39%) Docker
2 334 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 160 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 42 (0.58%) vSphere
6 37 (0.51%) Firmware
7 32 (0.44%) KVM
8 29 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
10 24 (0.33%) XenApp
11 22 (0.30%) iptables
12 18 (0.25%) QEMU
13 16 (0.22%) Apache Flume
14 14 (0.19%) HDFS
15 13 (0.18%) Kamailio
15 13 (0.18%) Postfix
15 13 (0.18%) VMware NSX
16 8 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 8 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
17 7 (0.096%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 304 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 167 (2.29%) Terraform
3 109 (1.50%) Ansible
4 77 (1.06%) SCCM
5 72 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 56 (0.77%) Puppet
7 46 (0.63%) ZABBIX
8 32 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
9 30 (0.41%) Grafana
9 30 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
10 23 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
11 22 (0.30%) Istio
11 22 (0.30%) Prometheus
12 19 (0.26%) HAProxy
12 19 (0.26%) WSUS
13 18 (0.25%) Galera Cluster
14 15 (0.21%) vCenter Server
15 14 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
16 13 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
17 12 (0.16%) Graylog
Vendors
1 1,295 (17.77%) Microsoft
2 408 (5.60%) Google
3 351 (4.82%) Oracle
4 264 (3.62%) SAP
5 247 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
6 214 (2.94%) VMware
7 146 (2.00%) Cisco
8 117 (1.61%) ServiceNow
9 103 (1.41%) Citrix
10 91 (1.25%) Adobe
11 84 (1.15%) IBM
12 79 (1.08%) Splunk
13 74 (1.02%) Databricks
14 70 (0.96%) Red Hat
15 66 (0.91%) Atlassian
16 64 (0.88%) Alteryx
16 64 (0.88%) HP
17 63 (0.86%) Facebook
18 59 (0.81%) Informatica
19 54 (0.74%) Remedy