Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 23 25
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 733 817 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.02% 8.14% 7.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.42% 22.16% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 545 619 539
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £42,198 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.58% +9.61% +2.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,500 £25,950
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,500 £58,750
England 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 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 3,269 3,687 3,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.24% 36.72% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,333 2,865 2,884
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £62,500 £64,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -9 316 £37,750 -16.11% 54
Coventry +40 88 £29,250 -31.18% 11
Warwickshire +26 77 £40,000 -4.76% 21
Staffordshire +8 65 £38,750 +10.71% 21
Worcestershire +25 60 £30,000 -20.00% 9
Herefordshire -7 24 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Shropshire -9 21 £53,750 +30.30% 8
Solihull -15 19 £55,000 +12.24% 7
Walsall +1 12 £38,500 -23.00% 2
Dudley -14 7 £26,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +7 4 £35,000 +9.38% 1
Sutton Coldfield -12 4 £28,500 -32.94%
Stourbridge - 2 £45,000 - 3
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 300 (40.93%) Problem-Solving
2 168 (22.92%) Degree
3 149 (20.33%) SQL
4 146 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (19.37%) Microsoft
6 128 (17.46%) Finance
7 107 (14.60%) Analytics
8 101 (13.78%) Project Management
9 95 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
10 88 (12.01%) Retail
11 86 (11.73%) SQL Server
12 85 (11.60%) ITIL
13 84 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
14 82 (11.19%) Windows
14 82 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 74 (10.10%) Data Analysis
16 72 (9.82%) Mathematics
17 63 (8.59%) Software Engineering
17 63 (8.59%) Internet
18 61 (8.32%) Security Cleared
18 61 (8.32%) Continuous Improvement
19 59 (8.05%) Computer Science
20 58 (7.91%) Service Management
21 57 (7.78%) Telecoms
21 57 (7.78%) SDLC
22 56 (7.64%) Business Analysis
22 56 (7.64%) Self-Motivation
23 54 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
24 53 (7.23%) C#
25 52 (7.09%) Decision-Making

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 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (0.95%) SAS
5 6 (0.82%) Apache
6 5 (0.68%) CMS
6 5 (0.68%) nginx
6 5 (0.68%) WordPress
7 4 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.55%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.41%) Confluence
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.27%) DNN
9 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.27%) IIS
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.14%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 84 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.64%) Simulink
4 11 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.55%) SPSS
7 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Maya
Business Applications
1 12 (1.64%) NetSuite
2 11 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.09%) FastStats
4 4 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.55%) JDE OneWorld
5 3 (0.41%) assyst
5 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.41%) SAP APO
5 3 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.41%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.27%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.27%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (4.23%) Office 365
4 8 (1.09%) PaaS
4 8 (1.09%) SaaS
5 6 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.68%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.55%) GitHub
7 4 (0.55%) IaaS
7 4 (0.55%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.27%) Heroku
9 2 (0.27%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.27%) Trello
10 1 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 63 (8.59%) Internet
2 45 (6.14%) Firewall
3 22 (3.00%) DNS
3 22 (3.00%) LAN
4 19 (2.59%) WAN
5 17 (2.32%) TCP/IP
6 16 (2.18%) DHCP
6 16 (2.18%) MPLS
7 13 (1.77%) Network Security
7 13 (1.77%) VPN
8 12 (1.64%) VLAN
8 12 (1.64%) VoIP
9 11 (1.50%) SAN
10 10 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (1.36%) SNMP
10 10 (1.36%) Wireless
10 10 (1.36%) WLAN
11 9 (1.23%) BGP
12 8 (1.09%) Kerberos
12 8 (1.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.59%) Big Data
3 36 (4.91%) Power BI
4 33 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (2.86%) QlikView
8 20 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (2.32%) Crystal Reports
9 17 (2.32%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.50%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.36%) MS Access
11 10 (1.36%) Qlik Sense
12 8 (1.09%) MySQL
13 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.68%) OLAP
15 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.55%) OLTP
16 4 (0.55%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (1.77%) JIRA
2 12 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (0.95%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.41%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.41%) eCATT
5 3 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.41%) LSMW
5 3 (0.41%) Selenium
5 3 (0.41%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.27%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.27%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.27%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.14%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 128 (17.46%) Finance
2 88 (12.01%) Retail
3 57 (7.78%) Telecoms
4 40 (5.46%) Manufacturing
5 39 (5.32%) Automotive
6 28 (3.82%) Marketing
7 18 (2.46%) Billing
8 17 (2.32%) Legal
9 15 (2.05%) Law
9 15 (2.05%) Publishing
10 14 (1.91%) Electronics
11 9 (1.23%) Banking
12 7 (0.95%) Advertising
13 4 (0.55%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.41%) Back Office
15 2 (0.27%) Local Government
16 1 (0.14%) French Language
16 1 (0.14%) German Language
16 1 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 245 (33.42%) Analyst
2 109 (14.87%) Developer
3 81 (11.05%) Business Analyst
4 38 (5.18%) Graduate
5 37 (5.05%) Architect
6 36 (4.91%) Graduate Analyst
7 27 (3.68%) Graduate Technical Analyst
7 27 (3.68%) Technical Analyst
8 25 (3.41%) C# Developer
8 25 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (3.27%) Consultant
10 23 (3.14%) Software Engineer
11 22 (3.00%) Project Manager
12 20 (2.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 20 (2.73%) Data Analyst
12 20 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (2.59%) SQL Developer
14 18 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
15 15 (2.05%) Junior
15 15 (2.05%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (6.96%) .NET
2 32 (4.37%) Web Services
3 31 (4.23%) HTML
4 23 (3.14%) CSS
5 17 (2.32%) EDI
5 17 (2.32%) Node.js
6 16 (2.18%) Spring
7 15 (2.05%) ASP.NET
8 13 (1.77%) Middleware
9 11 (1.50%) RESTful
10 10 (1.36%) JSON
10 10 (1.36%) WCF
11 9 (1.23%) JMS
11 9 (1.23%) REST
11 9 (1.23%) WinForms
12 8 (1.09%) LDAP
12 8 (1.09%) Sass
13 7 (0.95%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.95%) Symfony
14 5 (0.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.64%) Self-Motivation
2 47 (6.41%) Management Information System
3 32 (4.37%) Data Centre
4 28 (3.82%) Internet of Things
5 27 (3.68%) Analytical Mindset
6 14 (1.91%) Fintech
7 13 (1.77%) PMI
8 11 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (1.23%) iSeries
9 9 (1.23%) User Experience
10 8 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (0.95%) AS400
12 6 (0.82%) NHS
12 6 (0.82%) Social Media
12 6 (0.82%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.68%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (11.19%) Windows
2 37 (5.05%) Windows Server
3 36 (4.91%) Linux
4 16 (2.18%) Unix
5 14 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (1.50%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.55%) Android
9 4 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.27%) CentOS
11 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.14%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (40.93%) Problem-Solving
2 146 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (14.60%) Analytics
4 101 (13.78%) Project Management
5 95 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
6 85 (11.60%) ITIL
7 82 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 74 (10.10%) Data Analysis
9 72 (9.82%) Mathematics
10 63 (8.59%) Software Engineering
11 61 (8.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 59 (8.05%) Computer Science
13 58 (7.91%) Service Management
14 57 (7.78%) SDLC
15 56 (7.64%) Business Analysis
16 52 (7.09%) Decision-Making
17 47 (6.41%) Data Protection
18 45 (6.14%) Change Management
18 45 (6.14%) Data Analytics
18 45 (6.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (20.33%) SQL
2 53 (7.23%) C#
3 43 (5.87%) C
3 43 (5.87%) Java
4 37 (5.05%) JavaScript
5 32 (4.37%) T-SQL
6 21 (2.86%) Python
7 18 (2.46%) VB
7 18 (2.46%) VBA
8 17 (2.32%) PowerShell
9 16 (2.18%) VB.NET
10 13 (1.77%) RPG
10 13 (1.77%) RPG IV
11 12 (1.64%) MATLAB
12 11 (1.50%) C++
12 11 (1.50%) PHP
13 7 (0.95%) R
14 6 (0.82%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.68%) ABAP
15 5 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 168 (22.92%) Degree
2 61 (8.32%) Security Cleared
3 48 (6.55%) ISEB
4 42 (5.73%) SC Cleared
5 41 (5.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (2.05%) ISEB Practitioner
8 14 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.91%) PMI Certification
9 13 (1.77%) CISSP
9 13 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (1.64%) CCNA
10 12 (1.64%) CISM
10 12 (1.64%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.64%) HNC
11 11 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
13 8 (1.09%) HND
13 8 (1.09%) MCITP
13 8 (1.09%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.28%) GDPR
2 25 (3.41%) SLA
3 24 (3.27%) Data Quality
4 19 (2.59%) QA
5 17 (2.32%) PMO
6 14 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (1.77%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.41%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.27%) COBIT
10 2 (0.27%) DO-160
10 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.14%) GxP
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.14%) P3O
11 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.50%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.50%) vSphere
4 9 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.09%) Docker
5 8 (1.09%) XenApp
6 7 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.68%) Snort
7 5 (0.68%) Varnish
8 2 (0.27%) Firmware
8 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.23%) SCCM
2 7 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (0.82%) HP ALM
3 6 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.41%) Ansible
6 3 (0.41%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.41%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.41%) Packer
6 3 (0.41%) Puppet
6 3 (0.41%) SCOM
6 3 (0.41%) Terraform
7 2 (0.27%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.27%) Nessus
7 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.27%) NetVault Backup
7 2 (0.27%) QRadar
8 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 142 (19.37%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.59%) SAP
2 41 (5.59%) VMware
3 29 (3.96%) Cisco
4 23 (3.14%) Tableau
5 19 (2.59%) HP
6 18 (2.46%) Citrix
7 17 (2.32%) JD Edwards
8 14 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.77%) McAfee
9 13 (1.77%) Remedy
10 12 (1.64%) Oracle
11 10 (1.36%) Google
11 10 (1.36%) JDA
12 9 (1.23%) ArcSight
12 9 (1.23%) Dell
12 9 (1.23%) ServiceNow
13 8 (1.09%) NetApp
14 7 (0.95%) Avaya
14 7 (0.95%) Juniper