Period
to 23 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 24 28
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 819 778 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.60% 7.92% 6.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.69% 19.81% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 543 583 599
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £25,200
90th Percentile £59,750 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.10% +1.11%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,776 3,927 4,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 39.67% 39.99% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,650 3,113 3,499
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the West Midlands

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in the West Midlands

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in the West Midlands

Analytical Skills
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
Birmingham +6 413 £40,000 - 38
Staffordshire +5 109 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Warwickshire +3 90 £40,000 - 12
Coventry -5 66 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Solihull -17 28 £42,500 +9.68% 1
Worcestershire +12 27 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Shropshire -11 12 £35,000 -28.21% 7
Herefordshire +35 9 £37,500 -31.82% 3
Wolverhampton -12 9 £36,250 +2.84% 3
West Bromwich +17 8 £54,000 -16.92%
Halesowen +10 8 £27,500 +19.57% 2
Dudley -3 6 £35,750 +37.50%
Walsall -5 3 £50,000 +53.85% 2
Sutton Coldfield -20 3 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 332 (40.54%) Problem-Solving
2 286 (34.92%) Finance
3 162 (19.78%) Degree
4 157 (19.17%) SQL
5 151 (18.44%) Microsoft
6 149 (18.19%) Self-Motivation
7 126 (15.38%) Analytics
8 108 (13.19%) ITIL
8 108 (13.19%) Windows
9 98 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
10 96 (11.72%) Retail
11 91 (11.11%) Manufacturing
11 91 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 89 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
13 79 (9.65%) Project Management
13 79 (9.65%) SAP
14 78 (9.52%) Java
15 69 (8.42%) Service Management
16 68 (8.30%) .NET
17 66 (8.06%) SQL Server
17 66 (8.06%) Computer Science
18 65 (7.94%) Mathematics
19 64 (7.81%) Publishing
20 62 (7.57%) Microsoft Excel
21 61 (7.45%) Marketing
22 60 (7.33%) Legal
23 57 (6.96%) Security Cleared
24 56 (6.84%) C#
25 55 (6.72%) Management Information System
26 54 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 20 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.08%) SAS
3 11 (1.34%) CMS
3 11 (1.34%) IIS
4 8 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.73%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.49%) nginx
8 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.24%) Confluence
10 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 62 (7.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (5.74%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.22%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.61%) ProjectWise
8 4 (0.49%) Simulink
9 3 (0.37%) SPSS
10 2 (0.24%) Abaqus
10 2 (0.24%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.24%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 30 (3.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.22%) HFM
4 9 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.73%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.73%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.73%) SAP QM
6 5 (0.61%) assyst
6 5 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.61%) SAP FSCM
6 5 (0.61%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.49%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.24%) iTrent
9 2 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.24%) SAP APO
9 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (3.91%) Office 365
2 32 (3.91%) SaaS
3 19 (2.32%) PaaS
4 13 (1.59%) Google Analytics
4 13 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
5 9 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.61%) AdWords
8 3 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.37%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.12%) Boomi
10 1 (0.12%) Serverless
10 1 (0.12%) Trello
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.05%) Firewall
2 20 (2.44%) Internet
3 17 (2.08%) Network Security
4 14 (1.71%) LAN
5 11 (1.34%) DNS
5 11 (1.34%) SAN
5 11 (1.34%) VPN
5 11 (1.34%) WAN
6 10 (1.22%) SSL
7 9 (1.10%) SMS
8 8 (0.98%) Broadband
8 8 (0.98%) DHCP
9 6 (0.73%) VLAN
10 5 (0.61%) DMZ
10 5 (0.61%) NAS
10 5 (0.61%) Wireless
11 4 (0.49%) HTTP
11 4 (0.49%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.37%) MPLS
13 2 (0.24%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.03%) Big Data
3 30 (3.66%) Relational Database
4 26 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
5 24 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (2.44%) Essbase
8 14 (1.71%) QlikView
9 13 (1.59%) MySQL
9 13 (1.59%) NoSQL
9 13 (1.59%) Power BI
10 12 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (1.34%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.98%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.98%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (0.85%) Data Lake
14 7 (0.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 21 (2.56%) Selenium
2 15 (1.83%) SpecFlow
3 11 (1.34%) eCATT
3 11 (1.34%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.34%) LSMW
4 9 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.61%) JIRA
6 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.49%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.37%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.37%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.24%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.24%) GoCD
9 2 (0.24%) Visual Website Optimizer
10 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.12%) JSUnit
General
1 286 (34.92%) Finance
2 96 (11.72%) Retail
3 91 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 64 (7.81%) Publishing
5 61 (7.45%) Marketing
6 60 (7.33%) Legal
7 48 (5.86%) Games
8 22 (2.69%) Automotive
9 21 (2.56%) Banking
10 20 (2.44%) Law
11 19 (2.32%) Advertising
11 19 (2.32%) Telecoms
12 16 (1.95%) Billing
13 9 (1.10%) Back Office
13 9 (1.10%) French Language
14 8 (0.98%) Electronics
15 6 (0.73%) German Language
16 5 (0.61%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.49%) Spanish Language
18 3 (0.37%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 237 (28.94%) Analyst
2 99 (12.09%) Developer
3 70 (8.55%) Consultant
4 64 (7.81%) Business Analyst
5 60 (7.33%) Graduate
6 53 (6.47%) Graduate Analyst
7 41 (5.01%) Applications Support
8 38 (4.64%) Architect
8 38 (4.64%) Technical Analyst
9 35 (4.27%) Graduate Technical Analyst
10 34 (4.15%) SAP Consultant
11 26 (3.17%) Data Analyst
11 26 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (2.93%) Senior Business Analyst
13 22 (2.69%) Author
14 21 (2.56%) Senior Developer
14 21 (2.56%) Senior Technical Author
14 21 (2.56%) Senior Technical Writer
14 21 (2.56%) Technical Author
14 21 (2.56%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (8.30%) .NET
2 53 (6.47%) XML
3 32 (3.91%) HTML
4 29 (3.54%) ASP.NET
5 27 (3.30%) CSS
6 20 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 20 (2.44%) RESTful
7 19 (2.32%) SOAP
8 18 (2.20%) Web Services
9 16 (1.95%) REST
10 15 (1.83%) EDI
11 13 (1.59%) Ajax
11 13 (1.59%) jQuery
12 11 (1.34%) IDoc
13 10 (1.22%) Hibernate
14 9 (1.10%) Spring
15 6 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (0.73%) SAP Basis
16 5 (0.61%) AngularJS
16 5 (0.61%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 149 (18.19%) Self-Motivation
2 66 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 55 (6.72%) Management Information System
4 45 (5.49%) Data Centre
5 34 (4.15%) User Experience
6 19 (2.32%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.32%) Social Media
7 18 (2.20%) Analytical Mindset
7 18 (2.20%) Fintech
8 16 (1.95%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.47%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.34%) LIMS
11 9 (1.10%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (0.98%) Graphic Design
13 7 (0.85%) AS400
13 7 (0.85%) CMDB
13 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.85%) iSeries
13 7 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 108 (13.19%) Windows
2 45 (5.49%) Windows Server
3 27 (3.30%) Linux
4 26 (3.17%) Unix
5 12 (1.47%) Mac OS X
6 8 (0.98%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.73%) Windows 8
7 6 (0.73%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.37%) Android
10 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (40.54%) Problem-Solving
2 126 (15.38%) Analytics
3 108 (13.19%) ITIL
4 98 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
5 91 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 89 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (9.65%) Project Management
8 69 (8.42%) Service Management
9 65 (7.94%) Mathematics
10 54 (6.59%) Business Analysis
10 54 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 51 (6.23%) CRM
11 51 (6.23%) Integration Testing
12 50 (6.11%) Decision-Making
13 48 (5.86%) Data Analysis
14 43 (5.25%) Data Management
15 42 (5.13%) Physics
16 41 (5.01%) ERP
17 40 (4.88%) PRINCE2
17 40 (4.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 157 (19.17%) SQL
2 78 (9.52%) Java
3 56 (6.84%) C#
4 48 (5.86%) JavaScript
5 28 (3.42%) C
6 25 (3.05%) ABAP
7 22 (2.69%) T-SQL
8 20 (2.44%) PHP
8 20 (2.44%) Python
9 13 (1.59%) R
10 11 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.98%) Ruby
12 7 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.85%) VBA
13 6 (0.73%) C++
14 5 (0.61%) SAPscript
14 5 (0.61%) VB
15 4 (0.49%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.49%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 162 (19.78%) Degree
2 57 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 49 (5.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (3.54%) ISEB
4 29 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.81%) PhD
6 19 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.83%) ISEB Practitioner
8 15 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
10 10 (1.22%) Master's Degree
11 9 (1.10%) HNC
11 9 (1.10%) MCP
12 8 (0.98%) CISA
12 8 (0.98%) MCSE
13 5 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.61%) CISM
13 5 (0.61%) CISSP
13 5 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.62%) QA
2 25 (3.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 25 (3.05%) SLA
3 21 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.56%) PMO
4 18 (2.20%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.71%) GDPR
6 11 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.98%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (0.49%) COBIT
10 4 (0.49%) ISO 26262
11 3 (0.37%) HAZOP
12 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.12%) IFRS
13 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 30 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.71%) vSphere
4 9 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (1.10%) XenApp
5 8 (0.98%) Firmware
6 6 (0.73%) Docker
6 6 (0.73%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.49%) Varnish
8 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.47%) SCCM
2 10 (1.22%) Stealthwatch
3 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.49%) Cisco IPCC
6 4 (0.49%) NetVault Backup
7 3 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.24%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.12%) Packer
9 1 (0.12%) Puppet
9 1 (0.12%) QRadar
9 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 151 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 79 (9.65%) SAP
3 50 (6.11%) Oracle
4 31 (3.79%) VMware
5 22 (2.69%) ServiceNow
6 21 (2.56%) Tableau
7 20 (2.44%) Google
8 17 (2.08%) Remedy
9 16 (1.95%) Cisco
9 16 (1.95%) Informatica
10 15 (1.83%) Hyperion
11 11 (1.34%) Adobe
11 11 (1.34%) ArcSight
11 11 (1.34%) Citrix
11 11 (1.34%) JD Edwards
11 11 (1.34%) Veeam
12 10 (1.22%) Lancope
12 10 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
12 10 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.22%) Xamarin