Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 19 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 750 812 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.48% 8.64% 7.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.33% 23.05% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 449 555 607
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,200 £25,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -2.17%

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 3,215 3,523 3,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.64% 37.47% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,262 2,473 3,072
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 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
Birmingham -7 255 £40,000 - 51
Worcestershire +32 177 £35,000 -17.65% 14
Coventry +24 89 £37,306 -21.46% 15
Staffordshire -8 68 £36,000 +2.86% 16
Warwickshire -30 45 £43,750 +19.86% 14
Solihull +1 41 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Shropshire +3 32 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Walsall +5 6 £27,500 -26.67% 2
West Bromwich -2 5 £31,000 -42.06%
Wolverhampton +20 3 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Sutton Coldfield +2 1 £18,500 -32.73% 2
Dudley -8 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Herefordshire -31 1 - - 4
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 350 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
2 197 (26.27%) Degree
3 174 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (22.67%) SQL
5 163 (21.73%) Microsoft
6 131 (17.47%) Security Cleared
7 122 (16.27%) Business Intelligence
8 119 (15.87%) Finance
9 111 (14.80%) SC Cleared
10 106 (14.13%) ITIL
11 105 (14.00%) Mathematics
12 103 (13.73%) Analytics
13 99 (13.20%) Microsoft Azure
14 95 (12.67%) SQL Server
15 90 (12.00%) Windows
15 90 (12.00%) Software Engineering
16 89 (11.87%) Amazon AWS
17 85 (11.33%) UML
18 82 (10.93%) SDLC
18 82 (10.93%) Analytical Thinking
19 81 (10.80%) Visualisation
19 81 (10.80%) C#
20 79 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
21 75 (10.00%) Linux
22 74 (9.87%) Management Information System
23 71 (9.47%) C++
23 71 (9.47%) Cybersecurity
24 70 (9.33%) Computer Science
24 70 (9.33%) Project Management
25 67 (8.93%) Power Platform

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 27 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.40%) SAS
3 14 (1.87%) IBM Notes
4 7 (0.93%) IIS
5 6 (0.80%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.80%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.53%) Confluence
7 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.27%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.13%) Apache
9 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 79 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.53%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.40%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.27%) assyst
6 2 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.27%) Maximo
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.27%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.13%) Primavera
7 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 99 (13.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (11.87%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (8.93%) Power Platform
4 37 (4.93%) Office 365
5 24 (3.20%) Dynamics 365
6 19 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (2.53%) Amazon Glacier
6 19 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 18 (2.40%) Amazon S3
8 17 (2.27%) IaaS
8 17 (2.27%) PaaS
8 17 (2.27%) SaaS
9 10 (1.33%) Azure Stack
9 10 (1.33%) PowerApps
10 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.40%) npm
11 3 (0.40%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.27%) GitHub
12 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.47%) Internet
2 36 (4.80%) Firewall
3 34 (4.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (2.67%) Network Security
5 19 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.27%) DNS
7 11 (1.47%) DHCP
8 10 (1.33%) HTTP
8 10 (1.33%) SAN
9 9 (1.20%) MPLS
10 7 (0.93%) LAN
10 7 (0.93%) Skype
10 7 (0.93%) SMTP
11 6 (0.80%) Broadband
12 5 (0.67%) BGP
12 5 (0.67%) SSL
12 5 (0.67%) VPN
12 5 (0.67%) WAN
13 4 (0.53%) OSPF
13 4 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 60 (8.00%) Power BI
3 40 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
8 24 (3.20%) QlikView
9 21 (2.80%) Big Data
10 18 (2.40%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.47%) Qlik Sense
13 10 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2017
14 9 (1.20%) MySQL
14 9 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
15 8 (1.07%) Text Mining
16 6 (0.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (4.40%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.07%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.80%) Selenium
4 6 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (0.67%) JIRA
5 5 (0.67%) StarTeam
6 4 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.53%) IDA Disassembler
6 4 (0.53%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.53%) OllyDbg
6 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.40%) git-flow
7 3 (0.40%) Grunt
7 3 (0.40%) Hudson
7 3 (0.40%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.40%) Toad
7 3 (0.40%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
General
1 119 (15.87%) Finance
2 63 (8.40%) Retail
3 46 (6.13%) Telecoms
4 35 (4.67%) Electronics
5 31 (4.13%) Marketing
6 30 (4.00%) Aerospace
7 28 (3.73%) Automotive
8 18 (2.40%) Legal
9 17 (2.27%) General Ledger
10 14 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.73%) Law
12 8 (1.07%) Military
13 7 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.80%) Banking
15 4 (0.53%) Games
16 3 (0.40%) Local Government
17 1 (0.13%) Back Office
17 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 203 (27.07%) Analyst
2 138 (18.40%) Developer
3 61 (8.13%) Software Engineer
4 51 (6.80%) Graduate
5 45 (6.00%) Business Analyst
6 40 (5.33%) Architect
7 39 (5.20%) Graduate Analyst
8 32 (4.27%) C# Developer
8 32 (4.27%) Data Analyst
9 28 (3.73%) Cloud Engineer
10 27 (3.60%) Embedded Engineer
10 27 (3.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 27 (3.60%) Technical Analyst
11 25 (3.33%) Consultant
11 25 (3.33%) Graduate Technical Analyst
11 25 (3.33%) Support Analyst
12 20 (2.67%) .NET Developer
12 20 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support
12 20 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (2.40%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (8.27%) .NET
2 56 (7.47%) Web Services
3 30 (4.00%) HTML
4 20 (2.67%) ASP.NET
4 20 (2.67%) CSS
5 19 (2.53%) YAML
6 17 (2.27%) XML
7 12 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (1.20%) .NET Framework
8 9 (1.20%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (1.07%) REST
9 8 (1.07%) Spring
10 6 (0.80%) HTML5
11 5 (0.67%) CSS3
11 5 (0.67%) EJB
11 5 (0.67%) J2EE
11 5 (0.67%) jQuery
11 5 (0.67%) React
11 5 (0.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.87%) Management Information System
2 44 (5.87%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (4.80%) Cyberattack
4 34 (4.53%) Algorithms
5 30 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 27 (3.60%) VHDL
7 23 (3.07%) Internet of Things
8 18 (2.40%) Security Operations Centre
9 14 (1.87%) EPoS
10 12 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.47%) CMDB
12 10 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
12 10 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (1.33%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 9 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (1.20%) User Experience
14 8 (1.07%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.93%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.80%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 90 (12.00%) Windows
2 75 (10.00%) Linux
3 58 (7.73%) Unix
4 31 (4.13%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.87%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.20%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.80%) Solaris
8 5 (0.67%) Kali Linux
9 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.40%) CentOS
10 3 (0.40%) HPUX
10 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.40%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
2 174 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (16.27%) Business Intelligence
4 106 (14.13%) ITIL
5 105 (14.00%) Mathematics
6 103 (13.73%) Analytics
7 90 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 85 (11.33%) UML
9 82 (10.93%) Analytical Thinking
9 82 (10.93%) SDLC
10 81 (10.80%) Visualisation
11 71 (9.47%) Cybersecurity
12 70 (9.33%) Computer Science
12 70 (9.33%) Project Management
13 59 (7.87%) Decision-Making
13 59 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 56 (7.47%) Data Visualisation
15 54 (7.20%) Data Analysis
15 54 (7.20%) Service Management
16 53 (7.07%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 170 (22.67%) SQL
2 81 (10.80%) C#
3 71 (9.47%) C++
4 60 (8.00%) C
5 56 (7.47%) Python
6 44 (5.87%) PowerShell
7 38 (5.07%) T-SQL
8 27 (3.60%) Java
9 23 (3.07%) JavaScript
10 18 (2.40%) R
11 16 (2.13%) X++
12 12 (1.60%) PHP
13 11 (1.47%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.33%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.20%) VBA
16 7 (0.93%) Perl
16 7 (0.93%) Ruby
16 7 (0.93%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.80%) AWK
18 4 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 197 (26.27%) Degree
2 131 (17.47%) Security Cleared
3 111 (14.80%) SC Cleared
4 36 (4.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.87%) HNC
6 14 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (1.87%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.20%) ISEB
8 9 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.80%) CREST Certified
10 6 (0.80%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.80%) MCSA
10 6 (0.80%) MCSE
10 6 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.67%) CISM
11 5 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.47%) Data Quality
2 23 (3.07%) SLA
3 22 (2.93%) GDPR
4 15 (2.00%) QA
5 10 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.07%) PMO
7 7 (0.93%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.27%) COBIT
9 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.13%) GPG13
10 1 (0.13%) NIST
10 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 62 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.20%) BitLocker
5 9 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (1.20%) vSphere
6 7 (0.93%) Docker
6 7 (0.93%) XenApp
7 5 (0.67%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (3.60%) SELinux
2 23 (3.07%) SCCM
3 18 (2.40%) SCOM
3 18 (2.40%) SCVMM
4 12 (1.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (1.20%) SCOrch
6 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (0.67%) Nessus
7 4 (0.53%) EnCase
7 4 (0.53%) FTK
7 4 (0.53%) HP NNM
7 4 (0.53%) Netcool
7 4 (0.53%) Netcool/Proviso
7 4 (0.53%) TeMIP
8 3 (0.40%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.27%) Nagios
9 2 (0.27%) QRadar
9 2 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 163 (21.73%) Microsoft
2 35 (4.67%) VMware
3 33 (4.40%) Tableau
4 24 (3.20%) Oracle
4 24 (3.20%) SAP
5 20 (2.67%) Citrix
6 14 (1.87%) Apple
6 14 (1.87%) Lotus
7 13 (1.73%) Alteryx
8 12 (1.60%) Cisco
9 11 (1.47%) Cognos
9 11 (1.47%) Splunk
10 10 (1.33%) ArcSight
11 9 (1.20%) BMC
11 9 (1.20%) EMC
11 9 (1.20%) McAfee
12 8 (1.07%) IBM
12 8 (1.07%) Remedy
13 7 (0.93%) HP
13 7 (0.93%) Veeam