Period
to 23 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 26 22
Rank change year-on-year -15 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 98 162 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.18% 8.30% 9.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.72% 22.53% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 71 130 165
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.58% -3.21% -2.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,675 £27,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £54,844
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 586 719 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.97% 36.85% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 474 554 553
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £55,200
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Wales

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Wales.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in Wales

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Wales over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in Wales

Analytical Skills
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. 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
South Wales -18 74 £42,500 +6.25% 22
North Wales +3 11 £31,500 -16.00% 1
West Wales -8 7 £46,500 +37.03% 4
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 35 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (26.53%) Windows
4 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
5 22 (22.45%) Finance
6 21 (21.43%) Java
7 19 (19.39%) Linux
8 15 (15.31%) Project Management
8 15 (15.31%) Degree
9 14 (14.29%) QA
9 14 (14.29%) Windows Server
10 13 (13.27%) Test Automation
10 13 (13.27%) AWS
11 12 (12.24%) SQL
12 11 (11.22%) .NET
12 11 (11.22%) DNS
12 11 (11.22%) Maven
12 11 (11.22%) SDLC
13 10 (10.20%) Process Improvement
13 10 (10.20%) Selenium
13 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (9.18%) SAP
14 9 (9.18%) Active Directory
14 9 (9.18%) VMware
14 9 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (9.18%) Data Analysis
14 9 (9.18%) Software Testing
14 9 (9.18%) Analytics
14 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Engineering

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.10%) Apache
2 5 (5.10%) nginx
3 4 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.04%) SAS
5 1 (1.02%) CMS
5 1 (1.02%) Confluence
5 1 (1.02%) Drupal
5 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.27%) AWS
2 8 (8.16%) Azure
3 7 (7.14%) Power Platform
4 5 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.08%) Office 365
6 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.22%) DNS
2 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.12%) HTTP
4 5 (5.10%) Internet
4 5 (5.10%) LAN
4 5 (5.10%) SMTP
5 4 (4.08%) DHCP
5 4 (4.08%) Firewall
5 4 (4.08%) SAN
5 4 (4.08%) WAN
6 3 (3.06%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.06%) VPN
6 3 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.04%) Network Security
8 1 (1.02%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.02%) Intranet
8 1 (1.02%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) Power BI
1 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) MySQL
2 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.08%) Redis
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.04%) Big Data
5 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.02%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.02%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.02%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Maven
2 10 (10.20%) Selenium
3 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.12%) GitLab
4 6 (6.12%) Rational Quality Manager
4 6 (6.12%) Rational Team Concert
5 4 (4.08%) Liquibase
5 4 (4.08%) Subversion
6 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.02%) JIRA
7 1 (1.02%) JMeter
7 1 (1.02%) JUnit
7 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Avionics
3 5 (5.10%) Public Sector
4 4 (4.08%) Advertising
4 4 (4.08%) Banking
4 4 (4.08%) Billing
4 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.06%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) Law
6 2 (2.04%) Marketing
6 2 (2.04%) Military
7 1 (1.02%) Back Office
7 1 (1.02%) German Language
7 1 (1.02%) Local Government
7 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Analyst
2 9 (9.18%) Business Analyst
2 9 (9.18%) Developer
3 8 (8.16%) Applications Engineer
3 8 (8.16%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) IT Support
5 6 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Consultant
6 5 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Linux Support
6 5 (5.10%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Technical Support
6 5 (5.10%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) .NET
2 7 (7.14%) HTML
2 7 (7.14%) Web Services
3 6 (6.12%) LAMP
3 6 (6.12%) XML
4 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.10%) J2EE
4 5 (5.10%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (5.10%) SOAP
5 4 (4.08%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.08%) JMS
5 4 (4.08%) JSP
5 4 (4.08%) Spring
5 4 (4.08%) Spring Boot
5 4 (4.08%) Struts
5 4 (4.08%) Thymeleaf
6 3 (3.06%) CSS
7 2 (2.04%) jQuery
8 1 (1.02%) HTML5
8 1 (1.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
1 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
1 6 (6.12%) User Experience
2 5 (5.10%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (5.10%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.08%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.04%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) VHDL
5 1 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.53%) Windows
2 19 (19.39%) Linux
3 14 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.10%) CentOS
4 5 (5.10%) Unix
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.31%) Project Management
4 13 (13.27%) Test Automation
5 11 (11.22%) SDLC
6 10 (10.20%) Process Improvement
7 9 (9.18%) Analytics
7 9 (9.18%) Data Analysis
7 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (9.18%) Software Testing
8 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.16%) Data Privacy
8 8 (8.16%) Project Delivery
8 8 (8.16%) Time Management
9 7 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.14%) Information Management
9 7 (7.14%) ITIL
9 7 (7.14%) Scrum
10 6 (6.12%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) Java
2 12 (12.24%) SQL
3 8 (8.16%) PHP
4 7 (7.14%) C
4 7 (7.14%) Python
5 6 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.10%) Ruby
7 3 (3.06%) C#
7 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.04%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.02%) C++
9 1 (1.02%) R
9 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.02%) VBA
9 1 (1.02%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.08%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.04%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) APMP
5 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.29%) QA
2 7 (7.14%) SLA
3 4 (4.08%) PMO
4 2 (2.04%) GDPR
5 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Active Directory
1 9 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.10%) Docker
3 3 (3.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) cPanel
1 5 (5.10%) Plesk
2 1 (1.02%) Ansible
2 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) SAP
2 9 (9.18%) VMware
3 7 (7.14%) IBM
4 6 (6.12%) Oracle
4 6 (6.12%) Sparx
5 4 (4.08%) Guidewire
5 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.08%) Tableau
6 3 (3.06%) Avaya
6 3 (3.06%) Cisco
7 2 (2.04%) Altera
7 2 (2.04%) Xilinx
8 1 (1.02%) AlienVault
8 1 (1.02%) F5
8 1 (1.02%) Juniper
8 1 (1.02%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.02%) Talend
8 1 (1.02%) Xamarin