Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 24 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 6,408 11,457 13,803
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.40% 7.97% 7.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.01% 20.37% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,856 7,998 10,010
Median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,714
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.50% +6.79%

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 33,713 56,258 67,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.95% 39.12% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25,950 41,970 51,852
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 5,933 £52,500 +5.00% 422
UK excluding London +1 3,562 £45,000 +5.88% 308
London -7 2,682 £62,500 +5.71% 148
South East +3 1,099 £50,000 +11.11% 61
North of England 0 862 £42,500 - 88
Midlands -2 562 £45,000 +20.00% 48
North West -5 462 £42,500 -5.56% 56
West Midlands -2 405 £44,000 +17.33% 26
South West -2 362 £40,000 -11.11% 49
East of England +3 356 £45,000 +11.11% 28
Yorkshire +18 292 £43,000 +7.50% 23
Work from Home +24 262 £55,000 +10.00% 48
Scotland +1 189 £50,000 +16.43% 27
East Midlands -10 153 £47,500 +26.67% 21
North East -1 108 £36,250 +3.57% 9
Wales +11 103 £40,000 - 2
Northern Ireland -10 26 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Isle of Man +6 8 £33,000 -34.00%
Channel Islands -4 1 £47,500 +26.67%

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 2,741 (42.77%) Problem-Solving
2 1,949 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
3 1,937 (30.23%) SQL
4 1,679 (26.20%) Finance
5 1,486 (23.19%) Degree
6 1,234 (19.26%) Microsoft
7 1,218 (19.01%) Analytics
8 1,025 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
9 997 (15.56%) Python
10 992 (15.48%) SQL Server
11 860 (13.42%) Azure
12 767 (11.97%) Windows
13 724 (11.30%) Project Management
14 717 (11.19%) C#
15 701 (10.94%) Java
16 682 (10.64%) JavaScript
17 664 (10.36%) .NET
18 614 (9.58%) Linux
19 599 (9.35%) Computer Science
20 587 (9.16%) Oracle
21 583 (9.10%) DevOps
22 559 (8.72%) Data Analysis
23 556 (8.68%) ITIL
24 537 (8.38%) HTML
25 536 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
26 530 (8.27%) Software Engineering
27 520 (8.11%) AWS
28 513 (8.01%) Microsoft Excel
29 501 (7.82%) Scrum
30 498 (7.77%) Tableau

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
1 174 (2.72%) Confluence
2 164 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 149 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 94 (1.47%) IIS
5 92 (1.44%) SAS
6 86 (1.34%) Apache
7 84 (1.31%) CMS
8 80 (1.25%) MS Exchange
9 57 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
10 35 (0.55%) Skype for Business
11 32 (0.50%) Jupyter
12 31 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
13 30 (0.47%) Tomcat
14 29 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 21 (0.33%) WebLogic
16 18 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 17 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
18 16 (0.25%) EPiServer
18 16 (0.25%) JBoss
19 15 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 513 (8.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 381 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
3 171 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 108 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 88 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
6 45 (0.70%) SPSS
7 25 (0.39%) Sketch
8 16 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.22%) InVision
10 12 (0.19%) Photoshop
11 9 (0.14%) Zeplin
12 7 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
13 6 (0.094%) Adobe XD
13 6 (0.094%) InfoPath
14 5 (0.078%) Figma
14 5 (0.078%) OrCAD
15 4 (0.062%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.062%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 82 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
3 32 (0.50%) Magento
4 27 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 26 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
6 21 (0.33%) NetSuite
6 21 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 20 (0.31%) assyst
8 19 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
8 19 (0.30%) Shopify
9 17 (0.27%) SAP ERP
10 15 (0.23%) SAP BPC
11 13 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 12 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
12 12 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
13 11 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
13 11 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
13 11 (0.17%) Workday HCM
14 10 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
14 10 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 860 (13.42%) Azure
2 520 (8.11%) AWS
3 461 (7.19%) Power Platform
4 329 (5.13%) Office 365
5 165 (2.57%) SaaS
6 142 (2.22%) GCP
7 102 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
8 80 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
9 79 (1.23%) Serverless
10 77 (1.20%) Google Analytics
11 63 (0.98%) PaaS
12 62 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
13 61 (0.95%) GitHub
14 58 (0.91%) IaaS
15 51 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
16 37 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
17 33 (0.51%) PowerApps
18 31 (0.48%) Amazon S3
18 31 (0.48%) Slack
19 29 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 227 (3.54%) Firewall
2 164 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 154 (2.40%) WAN
4 144 (2.25%) LAN
5 133 (2.08%) DNS
6 127 (1.98%) Internet
7 103 (1.61%) VPN
8 87 (1.36%) Network Security
9 86 (1.34%) DHCP
10 69 (1.08%) Wireless
11 63 (0.98%) VoIP
12 60 (0.94%) SAN
13 54 (0.84%) Skype
14 47 (0.73%) HTTP
15 46 (0.72%) BGP
16 42 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
17 41 (0.64%) VLAN
18 37 (0.58%) SSL
19 35 (0.55%) OSPF
20 34 (0.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 992 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 446 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
3 438 (6.84%) Power BI
4 341 (5.32%) Big Data
5 335 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 286 (4.46%) Data Lake
7 251 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 234 (3.65%) Relational Database
9 173 (2.70%) MySQL
10 160 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 145 (2.26%) NoSQL
12 124 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
13 119 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
14 118 (1.84%) Hadoop
15 106 (1.65%) MongoDB
16 96 (1.50%) RDBMS
17 94 (1.47%) OLAP
18 91 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
19 87 (1.36%) QlikView
20 78 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 395 (6.16%) JIRA
2 390 (6.09%) Git (software)
3 182 (2.84%) Jenkins
4 111 (1.73%) Selenium
5 103 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 102 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 70 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 65 (1.01%) Cucumber
9 56 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
10 51 (0.80%) Maven
11 46 (0.72%) WebDriver
12 45 (0.70%) Subversion
13 44 (0.69%) JUnit
14 39 (0.61%) SpecFlow
15 38 (0.59%) JMeter
15 38 (0.59%) NUnit
15 38 (0.59%) SoapUI
15 38 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
16 36 (0.56%) Postman
17 35 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1,679 (26.20%) Finance
2 468 (7.30%) Marketing
3 343 (5.35%) Retail
4 306 (4.78%) Legal
5 291 (4.54%) Banking
6 191 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 157 (2.45%) Manufacturing
8 125 (1.95%) Law
9 114 (1.78%) Public Sector
10 93 (1.45%) Back Office
11 90 (1.40%) Front Office
12 79 (1.23%) Advertising
13 74 (1.15%) Games
14 62 (0.97%) Electronics
15 49 (0.76%) Financial Institution
16 44 (0.69%) Aerospace
16 44 (0.69%) Billing
17 42 (0.66%) Automotive
18 40 (0.62%) Investment Banking
19 37 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,581 (24.67%) Analyst
2 1,182 (18.45%) Developer
3 392 (6.12%) Architect
4 363 (5.66%) Data Analyst
5 360 (5.62%) Business Analyst
6 278 (4.34%) Consultant
7 242 (3.78%) Senior Analyst
7 242 (3.78%) Software Engineer
8 212 (3.31%) Senior Developer
9 190 (2.97%) Data Engineer
10 171 (2.67%) Software Developer
11 169 (2.64%) Project Manager
12 165 (2.57%) Support Analyst
13 150 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
14 137 (2.14%) Administrator
15 126 (1.97%) Product Manager
16 122 (1.90%) .NET Developer
17 120 (1.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 119 (1.86%) Junior
19 116 (1.81%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 664 (10.36%) .NET
2 537 (8.38%) HTML
3 405 (6.32%) CSS
4 314 (4.90%) AngularJS
5 295 (4.60%) Web Services
6 214 (3.34%) XML
7 195 (3.04%) REST
8 179 (2.79%) ASP.NET
9 168 (2.62%) React
10 164 (2.56%) jQuery
11 139 (2.17%) HTML5
12 132 (2.06%) .NET Framework
13 127 (1.98%) Kafka
14 114 (1.78%) JSON
14 114 (1.78%) RESTful
15 113 (1.76%) Spring
16 110 (1.72%) SOAP
17 99 (1.54%) Node.js
18 74 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
19 72 (1.12%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 432 (6.74%) Self-Motivation
2 412 (6.43%) Management Information System
3 335 (5.23%) User Experience
4 182 (2.84%) Analytical Mindset
5 145 (2.26%) Algorithms
5 145 (2.26%) Data Structures
6 141 (2.20%) Mobile App
7 95 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
8 93 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 92 (1.44%) Data Centre
10 70 (1.09%) Hedge funds
11 69 (1.08%) Driving Licence
12 62 (0.97%) Social Media
13 59 (0.92%) Reinsurance
14 53 (0.83%) Derivative
15 49 (0.76%) Cloud Native
16 48 (0.75%) Public Cloud
17 47 (0.73%) Mainframe
17 47 (0.73%) Replication
18 45 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 767 (11.97%) Windows
2 614 (9.58%) Linux
3 224 (3.50%) Unix
4 210 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 137 (2.14%) Windows 10
6 104 (1.62%) Android
7 88 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 75 (1.17%) Windows 7
9 74 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 50 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (0.56%) CentOS
12 34 (0.53%) Ubuntu
13 33 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (0.33%) Mac OS
14 21 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
15 19 (0.30%) Fedora
16 17 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (0.25%) Solaris
18 14 (0.22%) AIX
18 14 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,741 (42.77%) Problem-Solving
2 1,949 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
3 1,218 (19.01%) Analytics
4 1,025 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 724 (11.30%) Project Management
6 599 (9.35%) Computer Science
7 583 (9.10%) DevOps
8 559 (8.72%) Data Analysis
9 556 (8.68%) ITIL
10 536 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 530 (8.27%) Software Engineering
12 501 (7.82%) Scrum
13 497 (7.76%) ETL
14 458 (7.15%) Analytical Thinking
15 451 (7.04%) Visualisation
16 449 (7.01%) Data Analytics
17 448 (6.99%) SDLC
18 426 (6.65%) Decision-Making
19 405 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
20 402 (6.27%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,937 (30.23%) SQL
2 997 (15.56%) Python
3 717 (11.19%) C#
4 701 (10.94%) Java
5 682 (10.64%) JavaScript
6 278 (4.34%) C
7 269 (4.20%) C++
8 251 (3.92%) PowerShell
9 235 (3.67%) R
10 216 (3.37%) T-SQL
11 149 (2.33%) PHP
12 130 (2.03%) VBA
13 126 (1.97%) Bash Shell
14 123 (1.92%) TypeScript
15 121 (1.89%) PL/SQL
16 108 (1.69%) Scala
17 76 (1.19%) Shell Script
18 66 (1.03%) VB
19 54 (0.84%) Kotlin
20 51 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,486 (23.19%) Degree
2 270 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 269 (4.20%) Security Cleared
4 157 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 126 (1.97%) CISSP
6 123 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 120 (1.87%) Master's Degree
8 99 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 77 (1.20%) CCNA
10 74 (1.15%) DV Cleared
11 70 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
12 69 (1.08%) MCSE
13 68 (1.06%) CISM
14 66 (1.03%) ISTQB
14 66 (1.03%) PMI Certification
15 59 (0.92%) PhD
16 49 (0.76%) PMP
17 47 (0.73%) ISEB
18 43 (0.67%) AWS Certification
19 42 (0.66%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 406 (6.34%) QA
2 171 (2.67%) SLA
3 167 (2.61%) Data Quality
4 103 (1.61%) GDPR
5 94 (1.47%) GAAP
6 89 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 53 (0.83%) PMO
8 50 (0.78%) NIST
9 35 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 34 (0.53%) PCI DSS
11 29 (0.45%) COBIT
12 22 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
13 14 (0.22%) GxP
14 10 (0.16%) ISO 9001
15 9 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
15 9 (0.14%) ISO 22301
15 9 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 8 (0.12%) SEPA
17 6 (0.094%) TARGET2
18 5 (0.078%) MiFID
System Software
1 322 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 241 (3.76%) Docker
3 216 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 72 (1.12%) vSphere
5 69 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (0.53%) Firmware
6 34 (0.53%) XenApp
7 18 (0.28%) BitLocker
7 18 (0.28%) NFS
7 18 (0.28%) Xen
8 16 (0.25%) Samba
8 16 (0.25%) VirtualBox
9 15 (0.23%) Apache Flume
10 14 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (0.19%) KVM
13 8 (0.12%) HDFS
13 8 (0.12%) Kamailio
14 7 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 153 (2.39%) Kubernetes
2 95 (1.48%) SCCM
3 91 (1.42%) Ansible
4 73 (1.14%) Terraform
5 47 (0.73%) Puppet
6 38 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 28 (0.44%) Kibana
7 28 (0.44%) vCenter Server
8 24 (0.37%) Nagios
8 24 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 21 (0.33%) HP ALM
11 19 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
11 19 (0.30%) ZABBIX
12 17 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
13 16 (0.25%) OpenNMS
14 15 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
14 15 (0.23%) Oozie
14 15 (0.23%) SCOM
15 12 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1,234 (19.26%) Microsoft
2 587 (9.16%) Oracle
3 498 (7.77%) Tableau
4 260 (4.06%) VMware
5 208 (3.25%) SAP
6 205 (3.20%) Blue Prism
7 204 (3.18%) Google
8 202 (3.15%) UiPath
9 197 (3.07%) Automation Anywhere
10 195 (3.04%) Teradata
11 191 (2.98%) Alteryx
12 190 (2.97%) Cadence
13 174 (2.72%) Cisco
13 174 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
14 102 (1.59%) Citrix
15 100 (1.56%) ServiceNow
16 90 (1.40%) HP
17 89 (1.39%) IBM
18 79 (1.23%) Red Hat
19 76 (1.19%) Adobe