Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 23 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 15471 15228 19671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.73% 7.85% 8.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.26% 19.05% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9923 11771 14811
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

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 76351 79932 90774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.09% 41.21% 41.39%
Number of salaries quoted 57423 65526 72871
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 14488 £46,500 +3.33% 976
UK excluding London 0 7684 £41,000 +2.50% 604
London -1 7471 £57,500 +4.55% 453
South East +2 2117 £42,500 - 118
North of England -1 1866 £40,000 +5.26% 163
Midlands +2 1225 £40,000 - 121
East of England 0 1055 £42,500 +1.19% 68
North West -5 1034 £41,500 +10.67% 80
West Midlands +1 791 £41,500 +3.75% 71
Yorkshire -2 719 £40,000 +5.26% 70
South West -10 709 £40,000 - 53
Scotland 0 575 £42,500 -10.53% 58
East Midlands +5 432 £40,000 - 49
Wales +3 194 £39,000 -2.50% 11
North East +8 114 £37,500 -16.67% 13
Northern Ireland 0 35 £35,000 -22.22% 10
Channel Islands +2 1 - - 1
Isle of Man -4 1 £50,000 -50.00% 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6364 (41.14%) Finance
2 4335 (28.02%) SQL
3 3858 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
4 3580 (23.14%) Degree
5 3365 (21.75%) Retail
6 3246 (20.98%) Banking
7 2595 (16.77%) Asset Management
8 2569 (16.61%) Investment Banking
9 2568 (16.60%) Microsoft
10 2483 (16.05%) Wealth Management
11 2436 (15.75%) Retail Banking
12 2358 (15.24%) Java
13 2290 (14.80%) Project Management
14 2232 (14.43%) Analytics
15 2048 (13.24%) SDLC
16 1883 (12.17%) SQL Server
17 1702 (11.00%) .NET
18 1685 (10.89%) C#
19 1648 (10.65%) Windows
20 1644 (10.63%) Computer Science
21 1629 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
22 1619 (10.46%) JavaScript
23 1609 (10.40%) Business Analysis
24 1590 (10.28%) Microsoft Excel
25 1511 (9.77%) Oracle
26 1335 (8.63%) HTML
26 1335 (8.63%) ITIL
27 1279 (8.27%) Marketing
28 1268 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
29 1243 (8.03%) Linux

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
1 629 (4.07%) SAS
2 337 (2.18%) SharePoint
3 260 (1.68%) Apache
4 257 (1.66%) Apache Spark
5 251 (1.62%) Tomcat
6 205 (1.33%) MS Exchange
7 184 (1.19%) CMS
8 158 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 152 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
9 152 (0.98%) IIS
10 130 (0.84%) Skype for Business
11 113 (0.73%) Confluence
12 97 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
13 72 (0.47%) JBoss
14 59 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
15 52 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
16 50 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 47 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
17 47 (0.30%) WebLogic
18 46 (0.30%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 1590 (10.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 859 (5.55%) Microsoft Office
3 526 (3.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 249 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 213 (1.38%) SPSS
6 173 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
7 83 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 63 (0.41%) Photoshop
9 36 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (0.12%) InVision
11 9 (0.058%) Fireworks
12 8 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.052%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.052%) Maya
12 8 (0.052%) Simulink
12 8 (0.052%) SPSS Modeler
13 7 (0.045%) InDesign
13 7 (0.045%) UserZoom
14 6 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
15 5 (0.032%) Stata
Business Applications
1 129 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 91 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 90 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 89 (0.58%) SAP FI
5 84 (0.54%) SAP CO
6 81 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
7 75 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
8 72 (0.47%) ION MarketView
9 66 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
10 59 (0.38%) SAP MM
11 57 (0.37%) SAP SD
12 45 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
13 38 (0.25%) SAP ERP
14 35 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
14 35 (0.23%) assyst
15 34 (0.22%) SAP CRM
16 31 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
17 30 (0.19%) SAP HCM
18 28 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
19 27 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 559 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 469 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 332 (2.15%) SaaS
4 247 (1.60%) Office 365
5 232 (1.50%) Google Analytics
6 144 (0.93%) GitHub
7 122 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 115 (0.74%) IaaS
8 115 (0.74%) PaaS
9 83 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
10 55 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
11 50 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
12 43 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 41 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
14 35 (0.23%) AdWords
15 29 (0.19%) iPaaS
15 29 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 25 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
17 23 (0.15%) OneDrive
18 21 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 488 (3.15%) Firewall
2 330 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 319 (2.06%) WAN
4 315 (2.04%) Internet
5 297 (1.92%) LAN
6 288 (1.86%) DNS
7 219 (1.42%) VPN
8 213 (1.38%) Network Security
9 209 (1.35%) HTTP
10 208 (1.34%) DHCP
11 146 (0.94%) Wireless
12 125 (0.81%) VoIP
13 114 (0.74%) SAN
14 110 (0.71%) SSL
15 108 (0.70%) Skype
16 95 (0.61%) BGP
17 92 (0.59%) VLAN
18 90 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
19 79 (0.51%) FTP
20 73 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1883 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 777 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
3 710 (4.59%) Big Data
4 680 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 599 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 584 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 496 (3.21%) Hadoop
8 424 (2.74%) MySQL
9 373 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
10 324 (2.09%) QlikView
11 310 (2.00%) NoSQL
12 281 (1.82%) RDBMS
13 277 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 272 (1.76%) Data Mining
15 238 (1.54%) Power BI
16 231 (1.49%) MongoDB
17 221 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
18 195 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
19 188 (1.22%) OLAP
20 181 (1.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 713 (4.61%) JIRA
2 525 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 363 (2.35%) Selenium
4 332 (2.15%) Visual Studio
5 318 (2.06%) Jenkins
6 260 (1.68%) Maven
7 259 (1.67%) TeamCity
8 233 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 216 (1.40%) Subversion
10 201 (1.30%) Cucumber
11 170 (1.10%) JUnit
12 162 (1.05%) WebDriver
13 99 (0.64%) TestNG
14 87 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 85 (0.55%) Eclipse
16 84 (0.54%) Gradle
17 76 (0.49%) ProC
18 67 (0.43%) Jasmine
19 62 (0.40%) Protractor
20 58 (0.37%) NUnit
General
1 6364 (41.14%) Finance
2 3365 (21.75%) Retail
3 3246 (20.98%) Banking
4 2569 (16.61%) Investment Banking
5 2436 (15.75%) Retail Banking
6 1279 (8.27%) Marketing
7 731 (4.72%) Front Office
8 560 (3.62%) Legal
9 558 (3.61%) Telecoms
10 473 (3.06%) Manufacturing
11 245 (1.58%) Advertising
12 215 (1.39%) Financial Institution
13 205 (1.33%) Electronics
14 201 (1.30%) Games
15 180 (1.16%) Back Office
16 170 (1.10%) Law
17 163 (1.05%) Publishing
18 136 (0.88%) German Language
19 119 (0.77%) Billing
20 109 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4647 (30.04%) Analyst
2 2791 (18.04%) Developer
3 1860 (12.02%) Business Analyst
4 1161 (7.50%) Consultant
5 636 (4.11%) Software Engineer
6 590 (3.81%) Architect
7 539 (3.48%) Data Analyst
8 535 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
9 489 (3.16%) IT Analyst
10 487 (3.15%) Graduate
11 474 (3.06%) Senior Developer
12 452 (2.92%) Support Analyst
13 413 (2.67%) Java Developer
14 410 (2.65%) .NET Developer
15 391 (2.53%) Software Developer
16 371 (2.40%) Project Manager
17 365 (2.36%) C# Developer
18 349 (2.26%) Applications Support
19 342 (2.21%) Service Analyst
20 338 (2.18%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1702 (11.00%) .NET
2 1335 (8.63%) HTML
3 1007 (6.51%) CSS
4 774 (5.00%) XML
5 756 (4.89%) Web Services
6 740 (4.78%) AngularJS
7 688 (4.45%) ASP.NET
8 478 (3.09%) jQuery
9 431 (2.79%) HTML5
10 427 (2.76%) REST
11 368 (2.38%) .NET Framework
12 328 (2.12%) Spring
13 309 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 266 (1.72%) JSON
15 258 (1.67%) Node.js
16 257 (1.66%) SOAP
17 224 (1.45%) RESTful
18 217 (1.40%) Middleware
19 180 (1.16%) CSS3
20 175 (1.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1644 (10.63%) Computer Science
2 989 (6.39%) Management Information System
3 779 (5.04%) User Experience
4 457 (2.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 433 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 373 (2.41%) Derivative
7 313 (2.02%) Algorithms
8 296 (1.91%) Data Centre
9 291 (1.88%) Mobile App
10 253 (1.64%) Virtual Team
11 249 (1.61%) Equities
12 240 (1.55%) Data Structures
13 220 (1.42%) Reference Data
14 213 (1.38%) Fintech
15 161 (1.04%) Credit Risk
16 152 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
17 128 (0.83%) Social Media
18 126 (0.81%) Client/Server
19 123 (0.80%) Fixed Income
19 123 (0.80%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1648 (10.65%) Windows
2 1243 (8.03%) Linux
3 1010 (6.53%) Unix
4 512 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 245 (1.58%) Android
6 199 (1.29%) Apple iOS
7 195 (1.26%) Windows 7
8 173 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 146 (0.94%) Windows 10
9 146 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 141 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 84 (0.54%) Solaris
12 76 (0.49%) CentOS
13 67 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 58 (0.37%) AIX
15 47 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 46 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
17 43 (0.28%) Mac OS X
18 42 (0.27%) Ubuntu
19 25 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3858 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
2 2595 (16.77%) Asset Management
3 2483 (16.05%) Wealth Management
4 2290 (14.80%) Project Management
5 2232 (14.43%) Analytics
6 2048 (13.24%) SDLC
7 1629 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 1609 (10.40%) Business Analysis
9 1335 (8.63%) ITIL
10 1268 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 1167 (7.54%) Software Engineering
12 988 (6.39%) Data Analysis
13 958 (6.19%) Test Automation
14 948 (6.13%) Scrum
15 912 (5.89%) Mentoring
16 902 (5.83%) Mathematics
17 898 (5.80%) OO
18 803 (5.19%) Change Management
19 794 (5.13%) Data Modelling
20 757 (4.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4335 (28.02%) SQL
2 2358 (15.24%) Java
3 1685 (10.89%) C#
4 1619 (10.46%) JavaScript
5 1208 (7.81%) Python
6 686 (4.43%) C++
7 657 (4.25%) R
8 519 (3.35%) T-SQL
9 450 (2.91%) C
10 397 (2.57%) PL/SQL
11 335 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 324 (2.09%) Perl
13 313 (2.02%) PHP
14 312 (2.02%) PowerShell
15 280 (1.81%) VBA
16 224 (1.45%) VB.NET
17 206 (1.33%) VB
18 195 (1.26%) Ruby
19 179 (1.16%) Scala
20 144 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3580 (23.14%) Degree
2 798 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 510 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 317 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 306 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 276 (1.78%) CISSP
7 266 (1.72%) ISEB
8 259 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
9 201 (1.30%) ISTQB
10 196 (1.27%) DV Cleared
11 193 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
12 179 (1.16%) CISM
13 177 (1.14%) CCNA
13 177 (1.14%) PhD
14 146 (0.94%) MCSE
15 132 (0.85%) CCNP
16 124 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
17 121 (0.78%) Master's Degree
18 102 (0.66%) CISA
19 101 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1135 (7.34%) QA
2 362 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 305 (1.97%) SLA
4 234 (1.51%) PMO
5 196 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 101 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 95 (0.61%) Basel III
8 89 (0.58%) MiFID
9 82 (0.53%) GDPR
10 61 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 52 (0.34%) EMIR
12 42 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
12 42 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
13 41 (0.27%) COBIT
14 39 (0.25%) GxP
15 30 (0.19%) ISO 9001
16 28 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 23 (0.15%) IFRS
18 20 (0.13%) ISO 14001
19 17 (0.11%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 509 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 311 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (1.03%) Docker
4 112 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 71 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 69 (0.45%) vSphere
7 58 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 57 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 47 (0.30%) XenApp
10 44 (0.28%) Firmware
11 41 (0.27%) HDFS
12 35 (0.23%) Apache Flume
13 28 (0.18%) NFS
14 20 (0.13%) XenDesktop
15 19 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
15 19 (0.12%) XenServer
16 17 (0.11%) Postfix
17 15 (0.097%) VMware Workstation
18 14 (0.090%) Virtual Servers
19 12 (0.078%) Snort
Systems Management
1 125 (0.81%) SCCM
2 122 (0.79%) Ansible
3 110 (0.71%) Puppet
4 94 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 76 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 61 (0.39%) SCOM
7 35 (0.23%) Kubernetes
8 34 (0.22%) Nagios
9 30 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
9 30 (0.19%) Terraform
9 30 (0.19%) Tivoli
10 26 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 22 (0.14%) FortiGate
12 17 (0.11%) vCenter Server
13 15 (0.097%) Microsoft Intune
13 15 (0.097%) Red Hat Satellite
14 14 (0.090%) Backup Exec
14 14 (0.090%) Microsoft Clustering
14 14 (0.090%) QRadar
15 13 (0.084%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2568 (16.60%) Microsoft
2 1511 (9.77%) Oracle
3 948 (6.13%) SAP
4 580 (3.75%) Tableau
5 434 (2.81%) VMware
6 392 (2.53%) Cisco
7 380 (2.46%) Google
8 248 (1.60%) IBM
9 221 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
10 192 (1.24%) Adobe
10 192 (1.24%) Cognos
11 191 (1.23%) HP
12 183 (1.18%) Citrix
13 178 (1.15%) Sybase
14 172 (1.11%) Red Hat
15 158 (1.02%) Remedy
16 130 (0.84%) Murex
17 125 (0.81%) Splunk
18 115 (0.74%) Cognizant
19 113 (0.73%) MicroStrategy