Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 23 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 741 824 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.61% 8.31% 7.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.12% 21.25% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 523 627 580
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £61,250
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 3,509 3,877 4,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.78% 39.12% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,516 3,084 3,340
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +1.77%
10th Percentile £24,375 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -2 355 £40,000 -11.11% 45
Staffordshire +7 96 £40,000 +14.29% 20
Warwickshire +26 82 £38,750 -3.13% 18
Coventry +14 66 £40,000 -8.05% 19
Worcestershire +16 32 £30,000 -29.41% 10
Solihull -20 19 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Herefordshire +5 17 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Shropshire -26 14 £40,500 -14.74% 10
Walsall +3 10 £38,000 +16.92% 2
Dudley -12 9 £26,000 -
Wolverhampton +3 6 £37,500 +20.97% 3
Sutton Coldfield -26 4 £27,500 -38.89% 4
West Bromwich +17 1 £50,000 +4.17% 1
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 265 (35.76%) Problem-Solving
2 225 (30.36%) Finance
3 154 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (20.24%) SQL
5 147 (19.84%) Degree
6 132 (17.81%) Microsoft
7 99 (13.36%) ITIL
8 95 (12.82%) Analytics
9 93 (12.55%) Self-Motivation
10 90 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
11 82 (11.07%) Windows
12 80 (10.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 79 (10.66%) Retail
14 77 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
14 77 (10.39%) SQL Server
14 77 (10.39%) Computer Science
15 76 (10.26%) Service Management
16 65 (8.77%) Project Management
16 65 (8.77%) .NET
17 62 (8.37%) C#
18 59 (7.96%) Management Information System
18 59 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
18 59 (7.96%) Business Analysis
18 59 (7.96%) Data Analysis
18 59 (7.96%) Mathematics
18 59 (7.96%) Computer Science Degree
19 58 (7.83%) Change Management
20 56 (7.56%) Legal
21 55 (7.42%) JavaScript
21 55 (7.42%) Data Centre

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 23 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.75%) CMS
3 10 (1.35%) SAS
4 8 (1.08%) nginx
5 7 (0.94%) IIS
6 5 (0.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.54%) Apache
7 4 (0.54%) Confluence
7 4 (0.54%) WordPress
8 3 (0.40%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.27%) DNN
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.13%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 77 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (7.15%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.02%) Simulink
4 14 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.13%) Maya
9 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.48%) HFM
2 9 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (1.08%) FastStats
4 7 (0.94%) assyst
4 7 (0.94%) Sentinel
5 6 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.67%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.67%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.54%) SAP APO
8 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.27%) Infor LN
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.27%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.27%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.27%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (0.27%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (3.64%) Office 365
3 25 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.02%) SaaS
5 14 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.94%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.54%) PaaS
9 2 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.27%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.27%) Trello
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.13%) Datadog
10 1 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.40%) Internet
2 37 (4.99%) Firewall
3 20 (2.70%) LAN
4 17 (2.29%) WAN
5 14 (1.89%) Network Security
5 14 (1.89%) VPN
6 9 (1.21%) DNS
6 9 (1.21%) HTTP
6 9 (1.21%) VoIP
7 7 (0.94%) DHCP
7 7 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.94%) Wireless
8 6 (0.81%) MPLS
8 6 (0.81%) SMS
9 5 (0.67%) BGP
9 5 (0.67%) Broadband
9 5 (0.67%) SAN
10 4 (0.54%) VLAN
11 3 (0.40%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (3.78%) Power BI
3 28 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (3.37%) Big Data
4 25 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (2.70%) Essbase
7 18 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
7 18 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (2.16%) NoSQL
9 15 (2.02%) MS Access
10 13 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (1.62%) QlikView
12 9 (1.21%) MySQL
13 7 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.81%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.67%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (2.16%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.02%) Rational Rhapsody
3 10 (1.35%) JIRA
3 10 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.54%) eCATT
5 4 (0.54%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.54%) LSMW
6 2 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.27%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.27%) Selenium
6 2 (0.27%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.13%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.13%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
General
1 225 (30.36%) Finance
2 79 (10.66%) Retail
3 56 (7.56%) Legal
4 52 (7.02%) Manufacturing
5 40 (5.40%) Games
6 27 (3.64%) Marketing
6 27 (3.64%) Publishing
7 26 (3.51%) Law
8 21 (2.83%) Electronics
9 20 (2.70%) Telecoms
10 17 (2.29%) Banking
11 15 (2.02%) Automotive
12 13 (1.75%) Billing
13 10 (1.35%) Advertising
14 4 (0.54%) Back Office
14 4 (0.54%) French Language
15 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
16 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 241 (32.52%) Analyst
2 101 (13.63%) Developer
3 89 (12.01%) Business Analyst
4 55 (7.42%) Graduate
5 49 (6.61%) Graduate Analyst
6 48 (6.48%) Architect
7 36 (4.86%) Technical Analyst
8 33 (4.45%) Graduate Technical Analyst
9 31 (4.18%) Consultant
10 27 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (3.10%) Software Engineer
12 22 (2.97%) Transition Manager
13 20 (2.70%) Project Manager
14 19 (2.56%) Data Analyst
15 18 (2.43%) C# Developer
15 18 (2.43%) Software Developer
16 17 (2.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 15 (2.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 15 (2.02%) Senior Analyst
17 15 (2.02%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (8.77%) .NET
2 39 (5.26%) HTML
3 31 (4.18%) Web Services
4 28 (3.78%) CSS
5 27 (3.64%) ASP.NET
6 26 (3.51%) XML
7 20 (2.70%) RESTful
8 16 (2.16%) Node.js
9 15 (2.02%) .NET Framework
9 15 (2.02%) REST
10 13 (1.75%) WCF
11 12 (1.62%) Hibernate
12 10 (1.35%) Sass
12 10 (1.35%) SOAP
12 10 (1.35%) WinForms
13 9 (1.21%) JSON
14 8 (1.08%) jQuery
14 8 (1.08%) Spring
14 8 (1.08%) Symfony
15 7 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 93 (12.55%) Self-Motivation
2 77 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 59 (7.96%) Management Information System
4 55 (7.42%) Data Centre
5 27 (3.64%) Analytical Mindset
6 23 (3.10%) User Experience
7 19 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.89%) Fintech
9 13 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (1.35%) Virtual Team
12 7 (0.94%) CESG
12 7 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
13 6 (0.81%) CMDB
13 6 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (0.81%) NHS
14 5 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (11.07%) Windows
2 35 (4.72%) Linux
3 34 (4.59%) Windows Server
4 27 (3.64%) Unix
5 12 (1.62%) Mac OS X
6 9 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.94%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.27%) Android
12 2 (0.27%) CentOS
13 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (35.76%) Problem-Solving
2 154 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (13.36%) ITIL
4 95 (12.82%) Analytics
5 90 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
6 80 (10.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 76 (10.26%) Service Management
8 65 (8.77%) Project Management
9 59 (7.96%) Business Analysis
9 59 (7.96%) Data Analysis
9 59 (7.96%) Mathematics
9 59 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 58 (7.83%) Change Management
11 53 (7.15%) Decision-Making
12 45 (6.07%) Data Management
12 45 (6.07%) Data Protection
12 45 (6.07%) Physics
13 44 (5.94%) Process Improvement
14 43 (5.80%) Time Management
15 39 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 150 (20.24%) SQL
2 62 (8.37%) C#
3 55 (7.42%) JavaScript
4 43 (5.80%) Java
5 32 (4.32%) T-SQL
6 19 (2.56%) Python
7 18 (2.43%) C
8 16 (2.16%) PHP
8 16 (2.16%) PowerShell
8 16 (2.16%) VB.NET
9 15 (2.02%) MATLAB
10 11 (1.48%) VBA
11 9 (1.21%) R
11 9 (1.21%) VB
12 7 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.81%) ABAP
14 4 (0.54%) XPath
15 1 (0.13%) Perl
15 1 (0.13%) RPG
15 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 147 (19.84%) Degree
2 59 (7.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (6.21%) ISEB
3 46 (6.21%) Security Cleared
4 27 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 25 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 23 (3.10%) ISEB Practitioner
7 17 (2.29%) HNC
8 13 (1.75%) CISM
8 13 (1.75%) CISSP
8 13 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.75%) Master's Degree
9 11 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.48%) MCSE
9 11 (1.48%) Numerate Degree
9 11 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.21%) HND
10 9 (1.21%) MCSA
10 9 (1.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.26%) GDPR
1 39 (5.26%) QA
2 28 (3.78%) Data Quality
3 23 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (2.02%) PCI DSS
5 15 (2.02%) SLA
6 14 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (1.89%) PMO
7 8 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.27%) DO-160
11 1 (0.13%) COBIT
11 1 (0.13%) GxP
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.13%) P3O
System Software
1 29 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.89%) vSphere
4 11 (1.48%) Docker
4 11 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.35%) XenApp
6 8 (1.08%) Varnish
7 6 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.54%) Firmware
8 4 (0.54%) Snort
9 3 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.08%) SCCM
2 5 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.54%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (0.40%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.40%) NetVault Backup
5 2 (0.27%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.27%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.27%) Nessus
5 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.27%) Packer
5 2 (0.27%) Puppet
5 2 (0.27%) QRadar
5 2 (0.27%) Stealthwatch
5 2 (0.27%) Terraform
6 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 132 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.94%) SAP
3 41 (5.53%) Oracle
4 29 (3.91%) VMware
5 27 (3.64%) Cisco
6 25 (3.37%) Remedy
7 18 (2.43%) Citrix
7 18 (2.43%) Tableau
8 16 (2.16%) Hyperion
8 16 (2.16%) Informatica
9 15 (2.02%) HP
10 13 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.75%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.62%) Google
11 12 (1.62%) Xamarin
12 11 (1.48%) PeopleSoft
13 10 (1.35%) NetApp
14 9 (1.21%) JD Edwards
15 8 (1.08%) McAfee
15 8 (1.08%) Red Hat