Period
to 23 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 18 16
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 341 484 831
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.85% 8.55% 10.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.08% 21.69% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 266 395 506
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £20,000
25th Percentile £33,125 £30,500 £26,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.39% -3.75%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.97% +3.00% -

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 1,886 2,231 3,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.89% 39.43% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,363 1,769 2,344
10th Percentile £28,970 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +10.47% +7.50%
75th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +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 23 April 2021.

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 April 2021. 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 -27 104 £47,500 +5.56% 45
Warwickshire -4 52 £70,000 +55.56% 2
Worcestershire -5 40 £31,250 -10.71% 12
Staffordshire -6 31 £26,500 +9.28% 4
Coventry -2 30 £37,500 -21.05% 10
Solihull +5 19 £45,000 -8.63% 2
Herefordshire +14 13 £40,000 -20.00%
Shropshire -4 8 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Wolverhampton -9 8 £42,500 +21.43%
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £42,500 -
Walsall +16 2 £34,750 -18.24% 2
Dudley -6 1 £31,500 +14.55%
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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.

1 163 (47.80%) Problem-Solving
2 104 (30.50%) Microsoft
3 92 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (23.75%) SQL
5 71 (20.82%) Azure
6 65 (19.06%) Degree
7 61 (17.89%) Analytics
8 58 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
9 56 (16.42%) Windows
10 55 (16.13%) Finance
11 47 (13.78%) Microsoft Excel
12 44 (12.90%) Power Platform
13 42 (12.32%) Microsoft Office
14 40 (11.73%) SQL Server
15 39 (11.44%) Microsoft 365
15 39 (11.44%) Power BI
16 38 (11.14%) Management Information System
16 38 (11.14%) Data Analysis
17 36 (10.56%) Scrum
17 36 (10.56%) C#
17 36 (10.56%) JavaScript
17 36 (10.56%) Linux
17 36 (10.56%) Project Management
18 35 (10.26%) Python
18 35 (10.26%) Decision-Making
19 34 (9.97%) Cybersecurity
19 34 (9.97%) Java
20 33 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
20 33 (9.68%) Computer Science
20 33 (9.68%) DevOps

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 16 (4.69%) Confluence
2 13 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.17%) CMS
4 4 (1.17%) IIS
4 4 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.88%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 47 (13.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (12.32%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.93%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (2.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (2.05%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.17%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.59%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 71 (20.82%) Azure
2 44 (12.90%) Power Platform
3 39 (11.44%) Microsoft 365
4 22 (6.45%) SaaS
5 20 (5.87%) AWS
6 9 (2.64%) npm
6 9 (2.64%) PaaS
7 6 (1.76%) Amazon Cognito
7 6 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (1.76%) Azure Storage
7 6 (1.76%) GitHub
7 6 (1.76%) Serverless
8 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.17%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.88%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.59%) GCP
10 2 (0.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.33%) DNS
2 22 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.99%) Firewall
3 17 (4.99%) SAN
4 16 (4.69%) Broadband
5 15 (4.40%) VoIP
6 13 (3.81%) DHCP
7 12 (3.52%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (2.64%) Network Security
8 9 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.76%) Intranet
9 6 (1.76%) PSTN
9 6 (1.76%) Wireless
10 5 (1.47%) Internet
11 4 (1.17%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.88%) LAN
13 2 (0.59%) AMQP
13 2 (0.59%) SMTP
13 2 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.44%) Power BI
3 14 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.52%) Tableau
5 11 (3.23%) MySQL
6 10 (2.93%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.05%) OLAP
8 6 (1.76%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.47%) Redis
9 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.17%) Big Data
10 4 (1.17%) DB2
11 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.59%) GIS
12 2 (0.59%) QlikView
12 2 (0.59%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.59%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 29 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.04%) JIRA
3 11 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (2.35%) Selenium
5 7 (2.05%) Subversion
6 6 (1.76%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.47%) NUnit
8 4 (1.17%) MSTest
8 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.59%) gulp
10 2 (0.59%) jspm
10 2 (0.59%) Moq
10 2 (0.59%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.29%) RStudio
11 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 55 (16.13%) Finance
2 25 (7.33%) Public Sector
3 22 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.28%) Retail
5 17 (4.99%) Marketing
6 14 (4.11%) Publishing
7 6 (1.76%) Advertising
7 6 (1.76%) Billing
8 5 (1.47%) Games
8 5 (1.47%) Law
9 3 (0.88%) Electronics
9 3 (0.88%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (26.10%) Analyst
2 61 (17.89%) Developer
3 23 (6.74%) Software Engineer
4 22 (6.45%) Architect
5 21 (6.16%) Business Analyst
6 20 (5.87%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (4.69%) Data Analyst
7 16 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 16 (4.69%) IT Engineer
8 15 (4.40%) Software Developer
9 12 (3.52%) Applications Support
9 12 (3.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (3.52%) Senior Developer
9 12 (3.52%) Support Analyst
10 11 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (3.23%) Consultant
10 11 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (2.93%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (2.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 10 (2.93%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.38%) .NET
2 29 (8.50%) CSS
2 29 (8.50%) HTML
3 27 (7.92%) AngularJS
4 22 (6.45%) jQuery
5 18 (5.28%) .NET Framework
6 13 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (3.81%) Entity Framework
7 12 (3.52%) ASP.NET
7 12 (3.52%) REST
8 11 (3.23%) React
8 11 (3.23%) RESTful
9 10 (2.93%) JSON
10 9 (2.64%) Node.js
10 9 (2.64%) Sass
10 9 (2.64%) WCF
11 8 (2.35%) Kafka
12 7 (2.05%) .NET Core
12 7 (2.05%) Web Services
12 7 (2.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.14%) Management Information System
2 29 (8.50%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (6.45%) Analytical Mindset
4 15 (4.40%) Replication
5 14 (4.11%) Clustering
6 9 (2.64%) User Experience
7 8 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (2.05%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (2.05%) Organisational Skills
9 6 (1.76%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.76%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.76%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.76%) IVR
9 6 (1.76%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.76%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.47%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.88%) LIMS
11 3 (0.88%) VHDL
11 3 (0.88%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 56 (16.42%) Windows
2 36 (10.56%) Linux
3 18 (5.28%) Unix
4 16 (4.69%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.05%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (1.76%) Android
7 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (47.80%) Problem-Solving
2 92 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (17.89%) Analytics
4 58 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (11.14%) Data Analysis
6 36 (10.56%) Project Management
6 36 (10.56%) Scrum
7 35 (10.26%) Decision-Making
8 34 (9.97%) Cybersecurity
9 33 (9.68%) Computer Science
9 33 (9.68%) DevOps
9 33 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (8.50%) Software Engineering
11 26 (7.62%) Data Modelling
11 26 (7.62%) Information Security
12 25 (7.33%) Acceptance Criteria
12 25 (7.33%) Change Management
13 24 (7.04%) SDLC
13 24 (7.04%) Time Management
14 21 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 81 (23.75%) SQL
2 36 (10.56%) C#
2 36 (10.56%) JavaScript
3 35 (10.26%) Python
4 34 (9.97%) Java
5 32 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 20 (5.87%) C++
7 17 (4.99%) C
8 13 (3.81%) Perl
8 13 (3.81%) T-SQL
8 13 (3.81%) TypeScript
9 10 (2.93%) VBA
10 8 (2.35%) R
11 7 (2.05%) Embedded C
11 7 (2.05%) Embedded C++
12 6 (1.76%) PHP
13 5 (1.47%) RPG
14 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.17%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (19.06%) Degree
2 19 (5.57%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.99%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.81%) CISSP
6 9 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.64%) MCSA
7 8 (2.35%) CCNP
7 8 (2.35%) MCSE
8 7 (2.05%) CSPO
9 6 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.76%) DBS Check
9 6 (1.76%) SANS
9 6 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.47%) CISM
10 5 (1.47%) CRISC
10 5 (1.47%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.47%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.59%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.74%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.64%) GDPR
2 9 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.35%) QA
4 7 (2.05%) PMO
5 5 (1.47%) NIST
6 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.88%) SLA
7 2 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.59%) GPG13
7 2 (0.59%) P3O
8 1 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.29%) COBIT
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.11%) Hyper-V
3 14 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (3.52%) vSphere
4 12 (3.52%) XenApp
5 11 (3.23%) Firmware
6 7 (2.05%) Docker
7 4 (1.17%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.17%) KVM
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (4.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (2.64%) SCCM
3 6 (1.76%) CSIRT
3 6 (1.76%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (0.88%) SELinux
6 3 (0.88%) Terraform
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.59%) MIIS
7 2 (0.59%) Nessus
7 2 (0.59%) OpenVAS
7 2 (0.59%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 104 (30.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.62%) VMware
3 23 (6.74%) Oracle
4 19 (5.57%) Citrix
5 15 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (4.11%) Avaya
6 14 (4.11%) EMC
7 13 (3.81%) Cisco
7 13 (3.81%) Google
7 13 (3.81%) TOWER Software
7 13 (3.81%) Veeam
8 12 (3.52%) Dell
9 11 (3.23%) SAP
10 7 (2.05%) Mitel
10 7 (2.05%) Tanium
11 6 (1.76%) HP
11 6 (1.76%) IBM
11 6 (1.76%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.76%) Verint
12 5 (1.47%) Atlassian