Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > West Midlands
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 18 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 423 773 799
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.25% 9.90% 8.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.60% 24.11% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 355 472 569
Median annual salary £43,620 £38,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.79% -8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 1,792 3,206 3,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 39.20% 41.05% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,412 2,226 2,360
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 2020. 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 +9 154 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Warwickshire +31 78 £46,750 +10.00% 4
Staffordshire +1 56 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Worcestershire -9 38 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Coventry -11 26 £44,928 +67.96% 1
Solihull -8 25 £47,500 -9.52%
West Bromwich +2 10 £37,500 +21.95%
Shropshire -3 7 £35,000 -2.78% 3
Herefordshire - 7 £50,000 - 2
Wolverhampton +1 2 £40,000 -31.91%
Walsall -15 2 £40,000 +14.29%
Dudley +11 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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.

1 164 (38.77%) Problem-Solving
2 129 (30.50%) SQL
3 101 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (22.46%) Microsoft
5 89 (21.04%) Degree
6 81 (19.15%) Windows
7 76 (17.97%) Azure
8 71 (16.78%) Finance
9 62 (14.66%) ITIL
10 59 (13.95%) SQL Server
11 56 (13.24%) C#
11 56 (13.24%) Analytics
12 55 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
13 54 (12.77%) DevOps
14 53 (12.53%) Analytical Thinking
14 53 (12.53%) .NET
15 48 (11.35%) JavaScript
16 45 (10.64%) Decision-Making
17 41 (9.69%) Linux
17 41 (9.69%) Active Directory
18 39 (9.22%) Project Management
19 38 (8.98%) Software Engineering
20 37 (8.75%) PowerShell
20 37 (8.75%) Power Platform
21 35 (8.27%) SDLC
21 35 (8.27%) Computer Science
21 35 (8.27%) VMware
21 35 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
22 34 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (8.04%) Self-Motivation

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 17 (4.02%) Confluence
2 16 (3.78%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.60%) SAS
4 10 (2.36%) IIS
5 7 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.18%) Apache
7 5 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.95%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.02%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.71%) SPSS
7 2 (0.47%) Figma
7 2 (0.47%) InVision
7 2 (0.47%) Sketch
7 2 (0.47%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.84%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (1.89%) Magento
3 3 (0.71%) assyst
3 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.47%) Primavera
4 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.47%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.47%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.24%) HFM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.24%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 76 (17.97%) Azure
2 37 (8.75%) Power Platform
3 20 (4.73%) AWS
3 20 (4.73%) Office 365
4 9 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
4 9 (2.13%) npm
4 9 (2.13%) PowerApps
5 7 (1.65%) SaaS
6 6 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.42%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.18%) Boomi
8 3 (0.71%) Azure Stack
8 3 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.71%) GCP
9 2 (0.47%) Logic Apps
9 2 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.20%) DNS
2 20 (4.73%) DHCP
2 20 (4.73%) SAN
3 18 (4.26%) Firewall
3 18 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.07%) Wireless
5 12 (2.84%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (2.60%) WAN
7 9 (2.13%) LAN
7 9 (2.13%) VLAN
8 7 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (1.65%) VPN
9 6 (1.42%) BGP
9 6 (1.42%) EIGRP
9 6 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.42%) MPLS
9 6 (1.42%) OSPF
9 6 (1.42%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (1.42%) WLAN
10 5 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (8.04%) Power BI
4 24 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.78%) Big Data
7 13 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (2.36%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.13%) Data Lake
11 8 (1.89%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.65%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.65%) MySQL
12 7 (1.65%) SAP HANA
13 6 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.42%) OLTP
13 6 (1.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (6.38%) JIRA
2 25 (5.91%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.02%) Selenium
4 15 (3.55%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.31%) Visual Studio
6 13 (3.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (2.84%) WebDriver
8 11 (2.60%) JMeter
8 11 (2.60%) SpecFlow
9 10 (2.36%) NUnit
9 10 (2.36%) Rational DOORS
10 9 (2.13%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.13%) JUnit
11 6 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.42%) Maven
11 6 (1.42%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.18%) gulp
12 5 (1.18%) Moq
12 5 (1.18%) MSTest
12 5 (1.18%) SonarQube
General
1 71 (16.78%) Finance
2 28 (6.62%) Retail
3 13 (3.07%) Marketing
4 10 (2.36%) Electronics
5 7 (1.65%) Legal
5 7 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.18%) Automotive
7 5 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.95%) Military
8 4 (0.95%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.71%) Law
10 2 (0.47%) Advertising
10 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.47%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 117 (27.66%) Analyst
2 74 (17.49%) Developer
3 33 (7.80%) Consultant
4 21 (4.96%) Architect
4 21 (4.96%) Senior Analyst
5 19 (4.49%) Business Analyst
5 19 (4.49%) Technical Analyst
6 17 (4.02%) C# Developer
6 17 (4.02%) Data Analyst
7 16 (3.78%) Software Engineer
8 15 (3.55%) Support Analyst
9 14 (3.31%) Administrator
10 13 (3.07%) IT Analyst
10 13 (3.07%) Senior Developer
10 13 (3.07%) Software Developer
11 12 (2.84%) .NET Developer
11 12 (2.84%) Graduate
11 12 (2.84%) Service Analyst
12 11 (2.60%) IT Engineer
13 10 (2.36%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.53%) .NET
2 31 (7.33%) CSS
3 29 (6.86%) HTML
4 26 (6.15%) AngularJS
5 25 (5.91%) .NET Framework
6 19 (4.49%) WCF
7 17 (4.02%) XML
8 16 (3.78%) jQuery
8 16 (3.78%) React
9 15 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (3.55%) Web Services
10 12 (2.84%) ASP.NET
10 12 (2.84%) RESTful
11 11 (2.60%) Entity Framework
12 10 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (2.36%) JSON
12 10 (2.36%) REST
13 8 (1.89%) Ajax
13 8 (1.89%) Laravel
13 8 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.04%) Self-Motivation
2 32 (7.57%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.67%) User Experience
4 15 (3.55%) Analytical Mindset
4 15 (3.55%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.36%) Algorithms
5 10 (2.36%) VHDL
6 8 (1.89%) Replication
7 7 (1.65%) Clustering
7 7 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.42%) PMI
9 5 (1.18%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.18%) Robotics
10 4 (0.95%) FMCG
11 3 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.47%) Cyberattack
12 2 (0.47%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 81 (19.15%) Windows
2 41 (9.69%) Linux
3 30 (7.09%) Windows Server
4 26 (6.15%) Unix
5 15 (3.55%) Windows 10
6 14 (3.31%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.47%) Android
10 2 (0.47%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (38.77%) Problem-Solving
2 101 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (14.66%) ITIL
4 56 (13.24%) Analytics
5 55 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
6 54 (12.77%) DevOps
7 53 (12.53%) Analytical Thinking
8 45 (10.64%) Decision-Making
9 39 (9.22%) Project Management
10 38 (8.98%) Software Engineering
11 35 (8.27%) Computer Science
11 35 (8.27%) SDLC
12 32 (7.57%) Cybersecurity
13 30 (7.09%) Data Analysis
14 29 (6.86%) Scrum
15 28 (6.62%) Mentoring
16 27 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (5.91%) Microservices
18 24 (5.67%) Coaching
18 24 (5.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 129 (30.50%) SQL
2 56 (13.24%) C#
3 48 (11.35%) JavaScript
4 37 (8.75%) PowerShell
5 26 (6.15%) Python
6 25 (5.91%) T-SQL
7 24 (5.67%) Java
7 24 (5.67%) R
8 22 (5.20%) C++
9 19 (4.49%) C
10 13 (3.07%) VBA
11 11 (2.60%) TypeScript
12 9 (2.13%) PHP
13 8 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.89%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.42%) VB
15 5 (1.18%) ABAP
16 4 (0.95%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.71%) Java 8
17 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (21.04%) Degree
2 24 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (3.55%) MCSE
6 13 (3.07%) CISSP
6 13 (3.07%) MCSA
7 12 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.60%) CISM
9 10 (2.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 10 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.89%) CCNP
11 7 (1.65%) Master's Degree
11 7 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.42%) CCIE
12 6 (1.42%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 6 (1.42%) CISA
12 6 (1.42%) PMI Certification
13 5 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.38%) Data Quality
2 17 (4.02%) QA
3 12 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.84%) NIST
4 8 (1.89%) PMO
5 7 (1.65%) GDPR
6 5 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.47%) SLA
8 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17025
8 1 (0.24%) ITGC
8 1 (0.24%) P3O
8 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (9.69%) Active Directory
2 34 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.02%) Hyper-V
3 17 (4.02%) vSphere
4 16 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.89%) XenApp
6 5 (1.18%) Docker
7 3 (0.71%) Firmware
8 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (5.44%) SCCM
2 10 (2.36%) SELinux
2 10 (2.36%) vCenter Server
3 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (1.42%) Kibana
4 6 (1.42%) logstash
4 6 (1.42%) SCOM
4 6 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.95%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.47%) Dollar Universe
6 2 (0.47%) Nessus
6 2 (0.47%) Netcool
6 2 (0.47%) OpenView
7 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.24%) MIIS
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) Oozie
7 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.24%) Puppet
7 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 95 (22.46%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.27%) VMware
3 23 (5.44%) Cisco
3 23 (5.44%) SAP
4 19 (4.49%) Dell
5 17 (4.02%) Tableau
6 16 (3.78%) Oracle
7 14 (3.31%) NetApp
8 10 (2.36%) Citrix
9 9 (2.13%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.89%) Google
10 8 (1.89%) Veeam
11 7 (1.65%) Databricks
12 6 (1.42%) Fujitsu
12 6 (1.42%) McAfee
12 6 (1.42%) Meraki
12 6 (1.42%) Symantec
13 5 (1.18%) EMC
13 5 (1.18%) IBM
13 5 (1.18%) Salesforce.com