Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 36 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 11,016 3,475 9,712
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 8.54% 6.24% 7.23%
As % of the General category 14.38% 12.34% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6,081 2,681 7,152
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,625 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.94% +1.00% +0.89%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £84,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,919 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.36% +2.04% +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 76,617 28,168 73,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.39% 50.59% 55.03%
Number of salaries quoted 47,562 22,901 56,933
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,012 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.94%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +11 9,521 £52,500 - 1,593
UK excluding London +15 5,748 £47,000 +2.36% 1,091
London +8 4,032 £62,500 -3.85% 607
Work from Home +21 2,127 £57,500 +15.00% 262
South East +20 1,575 £50,000 - 217
North of England +3 1,342 £45,000 -5.26% 300
Midlands +8 1,051 £46,000 +2.22% 213
East of England +26 776 £42,500 +1.19% 114
North West -9 677 £47,500 -5.00% 187
West Midlands +6 636 £47,500 +3.32% 147
Yorkshire +26 581 £45,000 +7.78% 80
South West +18 553 £47,500 +16.02% 135
East Midlands +11 407 £40,000 -3.61% 65
Scotland +16 242 £47,500 +15.15% 86
Wales +20 148 £42,500 -2.30% 22
North East -2 88 £40,000 -11.11% 33
Northern Ireland -8 78 £75,000 +114.29% 5
Channel Islands - 7 £72,500 -

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 5,231 (47.49%) Social Skills
2 4,658 (42.28%) Problem-Solving
3 3,262 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
4 2,899 (26.32%) SQL
5 2,759 (25.05%) Finance
6 2,614 (23.73%) Degree
7 2,450 (22.24%) Analytics
8 2,149 (19.51%) Microsoft
9 1,775 (16.11%) Business Intelligence
10 1,690 (15.34%) Azure
11 1,689 (15.33%) Python
12 1,399 (12.70%) Project Management
13 1,303 (11.83%) JavaScript
14 1,219 (11.07%) AWS
15 1,218 (11.06%) Microsoft Excel
16 1,208 (10.97%) Computer Science
17 1,163 (10.56%) DevOps
18 1,134 (10.29%) Power Platform
19 1,120 (10.17%) Retail
20 1,094 (9.93%) Power BI
21 1,081 (9.81%) Visualisation
22 1,040 (9.44%) Marketing
23 993 (9.01%) Data Analysis
24 989 (8.98%) Windows
25 987 (8.96%) Scrum
26 929 (8.43%) Mentoring
27 916 (8.32%) Decision-Making
28 907 (8.23%) Software Engineering
29 891 (8.09%) SQL Server
30 884 (8.02%) Data Modelling

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
1 301 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 236 (2.14%) Confluence
3 225 (2.04%) SAS
4 189 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 165 (1.50%) CMS
6 117 (1.06%) Apache
7 71 (0.64%) IIS
8 70 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
9 63 (0.57%) MS Exchange
10 59 (0.54%) WordPress
11 58 (0.53%) nginx
12 54 (0.49%) Tomcat
13 37 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
14 35 (0.32%) WebLogic
15 33 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
15 33 (0.30%) Jupyter
16 31 (0.28%) Drupal
17 27 (0.25%) Umbraco
18 22 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
18 22 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1,218 (11.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 772 (7.01%) Microsoft Office
3 381 (3.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 216 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 130 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
6 88 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
7 55 (0.50%) Figma
8 35 (0.32%) Sketch
9 32 (0.29%) Simulink
10 29 (0.26%) SPSS
11 23 (0.21%) InVision
12 17 (0.15%) Chatbot
13 14 (0.13%) Gliffy
13 14 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
14 13 (0.12%) Oracle Smart View
15 11 (0.100%) Photoshop
16 10 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 8 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
17 8 (0.073%) UserZoom
18 7 (0.064%) Stata
Business Applications
1 74 (0.67%) NetSuite
2 58 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 53 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 48 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 41 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
6 35 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
7 28 (0.25%) SAP BPC
8 22 (0.20%) Sentinel
9 19 (0.17%) Shopify
10 18 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
10 18 (0.16%) IBM Planning Analytics
10 18 (0.16%) Magento
10 18 (0.16%) SAP SD
11 17 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
12 16 (0.15%) Workday HCM
13 15 (0.14%) SAP Business One
14 14 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
15 13 (0.12%) Primavera
16 12 (0.11%) Elite 3E
17 11 (0.100%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1,690 (15.34%) Azure
2 1,219 (11.07%) AWS
3 1,134 (10.29%) Power Platform
4 625 (5.67%) SaaS
5 529 (4.80%) Microsoft 365
6 379 (3.44%) GCP
7 261 (2.37%) GitHub
8 257 (2.33%) Serverless
9 224 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
10 192 (1.74%) Google Analytics
11 191 (1.73%) PaaS
12 149 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
13 144 (1.31%) IaaS
14 142 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
15 117 (1.06%) Amazon S3
16 116 (1.05%) Snowflake
17 111 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
18 86 (0.78%) npm
18 86 (0.78%) OpenShift
19 72 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 330 (3.00%) Firewall
2 240 (2.18%) DNS
3 209 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 188 (1.71%) WAN
5 187 (1.70%) LAN
6 169 (1.53%) HTTP
7 150 (1.36%) Broadband
8 143 (1.30%) Internet
9 140 (1.27%) VPN
10 132 (1.20%) DHCP
11 99 (0.90%) Network Security
12 92 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
13 74 (0.67%) SAN
14 68 (0.62%) FTP
15 61 (0.55%) SSL
16 45 (0.41%) SMTP
17 44 (0.40%) BGP
18 38 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
18 38 (0.34%) Profibus
19 34 (0.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,094 (9.93%) Power BI
2 891 (8.09%) SQL Server
3 782 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
4 689 (6.25%) Tableau
5 461 (4.18%) Relational Database
6 445 (4.04%) Big Data
7 406 (3.69%) MySQL
8 359 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
9 319 (2.90%) NoSQL
10 304 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 279 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 193 (1.75%) Data Lake
13 184 (1.67%) MongoDB
14 171 (1.55%) Data Mining
15 146 (1.33%) Hadoop
16 141 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 125 (1.13%) BigQuery
18 116 (1.05%) Oracle Database
19 114 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
19 114 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 687 (6.24%) Git (software)
2 648 (5.88%) JIRA
3 434 (3.94%) Jenkins
4 150 (1.36%) GitLab
5 147 (1.33%) Visual Studio
6 128 (1.16%) Bitbucket
7 126 (1.14%) Selenium
8 102 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 91 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
10 83 (0.75%) webpack
11 75 (0.68%) Maven
11 75 (0.68%) TeamCity
12 56 (0.51%) Eclipse
12 56 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 55 (0.50%) Subversion
14 54 (0.49%) JUnit
15 52 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
16 50 (0.45%) Cypress.io
17 49 (0.44%) Cucumber
18 45 (0.41%) Postman
General
1 5,231 (47.49%) Social Skills
2 2,759 (25.05%) Finance
3 1,120 (10.17%) Retail
4 1,040 (9.44%) Marketing
5 806 (7.32%) Organisational Skills
6 789 (7.16%) Presentation Skills
7 492 (4.47%) Influencing Skills
8 419 (3.80%) Legal
9 381 (3.46%) Law
10 367 (3.33%) Banking
11 337 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 333 (3.02%) Manufacturing
13 326 (2.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 291 (2.64%) Public Sector
15 284 (2.58%) Games
16 270 (2.45%) Telecoms
17 259 (2.35%) Advertising
18 150 (1.36%) Publishing
19 137 (1.24%) Back Office
20 120 (1.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,592 (23.53%) Analyst
2 1,707 (15.50%) Developer
3 600 (5.45%) Business Analyst
4 508 (4.61%) Architect
5 457 (4.15%) Data Analyst
6 377 (3.42%) Consultant
7 368 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
8 342 (3.10%) Software Engineer
9 308 (2.80%) Graduate
10 283 (2.57%) Data Engineer
10 283 (2.57%) Project Manager
11 264 (2.40%) Senior Developer
12 254 (2.31%) Support Analyst
13 239 (2.17%) Full Stack Developer
14 225 (2.04%) Administrator
15 207 (1.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 205 (1.86%) Junior
17 175 (1.59%) Solutions Architect
18 174 (1.58%) Data Scientist
18 174 (1.58%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 739 (6.71%) React
2 697 (6.33%) HTML
3 650 (5.90%) .NET
4 630 (5.72%) CSS
5 507 (4.60%) REST
6 459 (4.17%) Node.js
7 424 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 402 (3.65%) Web Services
9 263 (2.39%) Spring
10 236 (2.14%) XML
11 226 (2.05%) RESTful
12 205 (1.86%) Kafka
13 197 (1.79%) Spring Boot
14 192 (1.74%) HTML5
15 175 (1.59%) JSON
16 165 (1.50%) Vue.js
17 164 (1.49%) .NET Core
18 162 (1.47%) jQuery
19 140 (1.27%) ASP.NET
20 135 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 883 (8.02%) User Experience
2 836 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 797 (7.23%) Self-Motivation
4 463 (4.20%) Analytical Mindset
5 458 (4.16%) Algorithms
6 319 (2.90%) Data Structures
7 270 (2.45%) Virtual Team
8 267 (2.42%) Social Media
9 246 (2.23%) Life Science
10 176 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
11 159 (1.44%) Data Centre
12 129 (1.17%) Driving Licence
13 125 (1.13%) Mobile App
14 118 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
15 114 (1.03%) FMCG
16 102 (0.93%) Public Cloud
17 95 (0.86%) Biotechnology
18 91 (0.83%) Robotics
19 84 (0.76%) Digital Media
20 82 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 989 (8.98%) Windows
2 794 (7.21%) Linux
3 346 (3.14%) Unix
4 313 (2.84%) Windows Server
5 165 (1.50%) Windows 10
6 163 (1.48%) Android
7 145 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 125 (1.13%) Windows Server 2016
9 115 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 61 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 56 (0.51%) Mac OS
11 56 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
12 55 (0.50%) Windows 7
13 53 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 49 (0.44%) Solaris
15 43 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 37 (0.34%) Windows 8
17 28 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.24%) CentOS
19 20 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,658 (42.28%) Problem-Solving
2 3,262 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
3 2,450 (22.24%) Analytics
4 1,775 (16.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1,399 (12.70%) Project Management
6 1,208 (10.97%) Computer Science
7 1,163 (10.56%) DevOps
8 1,081 (9.81%) Visualisation
9 993 (9.01%) Data Analysis
10 987 (8.96%) Scrum
11 929 (8.43%) Mentoring
12 916 (8.32%) Decision-Making
13 907 (8.23%) Software Engineering
14 884 (8.02%) Data Modelling
15 869 (7.89%) Data Science
16 833 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
17 803 (7.29%) Analytical Thinking
18 757 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
19 745 (6.76%) Mathematics
20 721 (6.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,899 (26.32%) SQL
2 1,689 (15.33%) Python
3 1,303 (11.83%) JavaScript
4 878 (7.97%) Java
5 836 (7.59%) C#
6 501 (4.55%) C
7 403 (3.66%) R
8 378 (3.43%) TypeScript
9 368 (3.34%) PowerShell
10 334 (3.03%) VBA
11 315 (2.86%) C++
12 273 (2.48%) PHP
13 268 (2.43%) T-SQL
14 177 (1.61%) Go
15 166 (1.51%) Bash Shell
16 154 (1.40%) Shell Script
17 151 (1.37%) Perl
18 150 (1.36%) VB
19 145 (1.32%) PL/SQL
20 126 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2,614 (23.73%) Degree
2 518 (4.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 357 (3.24%) Security Cleared
4 188 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 185 (1.68%) Master's Degree
6 144 (1.31%) CISSP
7 139 (1.26%) PhD
8 113 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
9 102 (0.93%) CISA
10 101 (0.92%) CISM
11 98 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
12 97 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 83 (0.75%) ISEB
14 75 (0.68%) CRISC
15 72 (0.65%) PMI Certification
16 70 (0.64%) ISTQB
17 62 (0.56%) MBA
18 60 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
19 59 (0.54%) MCSE
20 51 (0.46%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 715 (6.49%) QA
2 419 (3.80%) Data Quality
3 330 (3.00%) GDPR
4 309 (2.81%) SLA
5 177 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 162 (1.47%) Accessibility
7 149 (1.35%) PMO
8 137 (1.24%) Good Clinical Practice
9 100 (0.91%) NIST
10 99 (0.90%) GRC
11 64 (0.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 51 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
13 48 (0.44%) MISRA
14 46 (0.42%) GLP
15 44 (0.40%) ITGC
16 37 (0.34%) ECSS
16 37 (0.34%) GMP
16 37 (0.34%) MISRA C
17 36 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 34 (0.31%) CDISC
System Software
1 501 (4.55%) Docker
2 466 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 200 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 92 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 59 (0.54%) Firmware
6 43 (0.39%) vSphere
7 32 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 31 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (0.23%) VMware NSX
10 16 (0.15%) XenApp
11 15 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
12 14 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 11 (0.100%) BitLocker
14 7 (0.064%) iptables
14 7 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.064%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.045%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.045%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.036%) HDFS
16 4 (0.036%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 380 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 239 (2.17%) Terraform
3 217 (1.97%) Ansible
4 86 (0.78%) SCCM
5 72 (0.65%) Grafana
6 54 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
7 40 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
8 39 (0.35%) Puppet
9 35 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
10 29 (0.26%) Prometheus
11 21 (0.19%) Nagios
12 18 (0.16%) Istio
12 18 (0.16%) SCOM
13 17 (0.15%) Kibana
13 17 (0.15%) Rancher
14 16 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
15 15 (0.14%) Nessus
16 14 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
16 14 (0.13%) WSUS
17 13 (0.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2,149 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 687 (6.24%) Oracle
3 639 (5.80%) Google
4 458 (4.16%) SAP
5 383 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
6 284 (2.58%) VMware
7 169 (1.53%) Cisco
8 147 (1.33%) Adobe
9 146 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 144 (1.31%) ServiceNow
11 137 (1.24%) Facebook
12 129 (1.17%) Databricks
13 124 (1.13%) Splunk
14 104 (0.94%) Workday
15 102 (0.93%) IBM
16 101 (0.92%) Cognizant
17 98 (0.89%) YouTube
18 87 (0.79%) Citrix
19 74 (0.67%) Atlassian
20 67 (0.61%) Alteryx