Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Competitor Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Competitor Analysis over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Competitor Analysis
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1048 1069 1172
Rank change year-on-year +21 +103 -47
Permanent jobs citing Competitor Analysis 115 111 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.063% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.070% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 93 73 75
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £24,950 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £70,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% -19.44% +19.21%

Competitor Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 155,536 158,519 185,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.84% 89.54% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124,908 131,030 153,743
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Competitor Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Competitor Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Competitor Analysis in the UK

Competitor Analysis
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Competitor Analysis.

Salary trend for Competitor Analysis in the UK

Competitor Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Competitor Analysis over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Competitor Analysis in the UK

Competitor Analysis
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Competitor Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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 +8 101 £47,500 -9.52% 21
UK excluding London +25 70 £40,000 +10.34% 10
London -4 44 £67,500 +28.57% 10
South East +26 31 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Scotland - 12 £55,000 -
East of England +16 9 £30,000 - 1
Midlands +19 8 £27,750 -7.50% 2
North of England +3 8 £45,250 +0.56% 2
North West -9 6 £45,250 -19.56% 2
East Midlands +28 4 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands +14 4 £22,000 -20.36% 1
Wales +18 2 £90,000 +373.68%
Yorkshire +13 2 £42,500 -5.56%

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Competitor Analysis 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 Competitor Analysis.

1 43 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.04%) Marketing
3 35 (30.43%) Analytics
4 31 (26.96%) Wireframes
5 29 (25.22%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (24.35%) User Experience
6 28 (24.35%) HTML
6 28 (24.35%) Finance
7 24 (20.87%) CSS
8 23 (20.00%) Scrum
9 22 (19.13%) Retail
10 21 (18.26%) Degree
10 21 (18.26%) Adobe
11 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Excel
12 15 (13.04%) Google
12 15 (13.04%) Data Analytics
13 14 (12.17%) Product Management
14 13 (11.30%) HTML5
14 13 (11.30%) CSS3
14 13 (11.30%) Prototyping
14 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
14 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
15 12 (10.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 12 (10.43%) Social Media
16 11 (9.57%) OmniGraffle
16 11 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (9.57%) Mobile App
16 11 (9.57%) Google Analytics
17 10 (8.70%) Digital Marketing

Competitor Analysis
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 5 (4.35%) CMS
2 3 (2.61%) SAS
3 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (9.57%) OmniGraffle
3 9 (7.83%) InVision
4 3 (2.61%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 11 (9.57%) Google Analytics
3 8 (6.96%) SaaS
4 6 (5.22%) AdWords
5 2 (1.74%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.74%) IaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Office 365
6 1 (0.87%) PaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Silverpop
6 1 (0.87%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) NAS
1 2 (1.74%) SAN
1 2 (1.74%) WAN
2 1 (0.87%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) Big Data
2 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Axure RP
General
1 38 (33.04%) Marketing
2 28 (24.35%) Finance
3 22 (19.13%) Retail
4 8 (6.96%) Advertising
5 7 (6.09%) Games
5 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.61%) Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.87%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.87%) Electronics
8 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (22.61%) Analyst
2 25 (21.74%) Designer
3 17 (14.78%) Product Manager
3 17 (14.78%) UX Designer
4 12 (10.43%) Data Analyst
5 10 (8.70%) UI Designer
6 9 (7.83%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Data Insight Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Insight Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Insight Data Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Head of Digital
9 6 (5.22%) Marketing Manager
10 5 (4.35%) Head of Engineering
10 5 (4.35%) Product Marketing Manager
10 5 (4.35%) Software Product Manager
10 5 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) SQL Data Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Consultant
11 4 (3.48%) Head of Mobile
11 4 (3.48%) SEO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.35%) HTML
2 24 (20.87%) CSS
3 13 (11.30%) CSS3
3 13 (11.30%) HTML5
4 9 (7.83%) jQuery
5 3 (2.61%) Ajax
5 3 (2.61%) Flash
5 3 (2.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.87%) Web Services
6 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.22%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (24.35%) User Experience
3 12 (10.43%) Social Media
4 11 (9.57%) Mobile App
5 9 (7.83%) Graphic Design
6 8 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (5.22%) Virtual Team
8 4 (3.48%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.74%) BBC
9 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.74%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.74%) iPad
9 2 (1.74%) Photography
10 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.87%) Fintech
10 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.87%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.43%) Analytics
3 31 (26.96%) Wireframes
4 23 (20.00%) Scrum
5 15 (13.04%) Data Analytics
6 14 (12.17%) Product Management
7 13 (11.30%) Prototyping
7 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (8.70%) SEO
10 10 (8.70%) Usability Testing
11 9 (7.83%) Data Analysis
11 9 (7.83%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (7.83%) Front End Development
11 9 (7.83%) Project Management
12 8 (6.96%) Human Factors
12 8 (6.96%) Information Architecture
12 8 (6.96%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
2 8 (6.96%) SQL
3 6 (5.22%) Java
4 3 (2.61%) C
4 3 (2.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (18.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) GDPR
2 1 (0.87%) PMO
Vendors
1 21 (18.26%) Adobe
2 15 (13.04%) Google
3 5 (4.35%) Facebook
4 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.74%) Tableau
6 1 (0.87%) Hotjar
6 1 (0.87%) IBM
6 1 (0.87%) Intel
6 1 (0.87%) SAP
6 1 (0.87%) Twitter