Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 20 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 242 606 729
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.13% 8.39% 8.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.08% 21.70% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 200 481 552
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.28% +1.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £68,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1,096 2,792 3,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.83% 38.64% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 844 2,095 2,378
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.05% +8.13%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,350 £24,675
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -20 72 £47,500 +18.75% 20
Warwickshire +25 62 £55,000 +27.17% 4
Worcestershire -1 30 £45,750 +30.71% 12
Staffordshire +4 17 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Shropshire -1 17 £33,750 +19.47%
Coventry -15 16 £54,500 +19.78% 8
Wolverhampton +5 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Solihull +15 6 £45,000 -22.75% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £42,500 -
Herefordshire +29 2 £50,000 +66.67% 4
Walsall +18 2 £26,500 -41.11% 1
West Bromwich +6 2 £40,000 -46.67%
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 127 (52.48%) Problem-Solving
2 71 (29.34%) Degree
3 61 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (24.38%) Windows
5 58 (23.97%) SQL
6 54 (22.31%) Finance
7 49 (20.25%) Azure
8 45 (18.60%) Analytics
9 44 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
10 42 (17.36%) Microsoft
11 40 (16.53%) Linux
11 40 (16.53%) Python
12 34 (14.05%) Java
13 32 (13.22%) C++
14 31 (12.81%) Change Management
15 30 (12.40%) Unix
16 29 (11.98%) JavaScript
16 29 (11.98%) Perl
17 28 (11.57%) Decision-Making
18 26 (10.74%) SQL Server
19 24 (9.92%) C#
19 24 (9.92%) Firewall
19 24 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
19 24 (9.92%) Security Cleared
20 23 (9.50%) PowerShell
20 23 (9.50%) Computer Science
20 23 (9.50%) AWS
20 23 (9.50%) Microsoft Excel
20 23 (9.50%) Power Platform
21 22 (9.09%) User Stories

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 12 (4.96%) Confluence
2 6 (2.48%) CMS
2 6 (2.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.48%) Sitefinity
3 3 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.24%) IIS
4 1 (0.41%) Drupal
4 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (9.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.24%) Chatbot
4 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.83%) Quantrix
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.83%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.83%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.83%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.41%) JDE World
3 1 (0.41%) Magento
3 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 49 (20.25%) Azure
2 23 (9.50%) AWS
2 23 (9.50%) Power Platform
3 20 (8.26%) SaaS
4 18 (7.44%) Office 365
5 7 (2.89%) PaaS
6 6 (2.48%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (2.07%) PowerApps
8 4 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.65%) Serverless
9 3 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.24%) AWS CodeBuild
9 3 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.24%) npm
10 2 (0.83%) FinancialForce
11 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.41%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.41%) GCP
11 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.92%) Firewall
2 12 (4.96%) Network Security
3 9 (3.72%) BGP
3 9 (3.72%) OSPF
4 8 (3.31%) DNS
5 7 (2.89%) LAN
5 7 (2.89%) SAN
5 7 (2.89%) VLAN
6 6 (2.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (2.48%) HSRP
6 6 (2.48%) Internet
7 5 (2.07%) HTTP
7 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.07%) VPN
7 5 (2.07%) Wireless
8 4 (1.65%) MPLS
8 4 (1.65%) SMTP
8 4 (1.65%) SNMP
8 4 (1.65%) WAN
8 4 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.44%) Power BI
3 14 (5.79%) Data Lake
4 13 (5.37%) Big Data
5 9 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.89%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (2.89%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.48%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.24%) MySQL
10 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.24%) Tableau
11 2 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.83%) QlikView
11 2 (0.83%) Redis
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.41%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 19 (7.85%) JIRA
2 16 (6.61%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.31%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (2.89%) Selenium
5 5 (2.07%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (2.07%) Subversion
5 5 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.65%) Cypress.io
6 4 (1.65%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.24%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.83%) gulp
8 2 (0.83%) jspm
8 2 (0.83%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.41%) JBehave
9 1 (0.41%) MSTest
9 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (22.31%) Finance
2 16 (6.61%) Public Sector
3 7 (2.89%) Marketing
4 6 (2.48%) Electronics
4 6 (2.48%) Publishing
5 5 (2.07%) Retail
6 4 (1.65%) French Language
6 4 (1.65%) Games
7 3 (1.24%) Automotive
7 3 (1.24%) Billing
8 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.83%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (28.51%) Analyst
2 35 (14.46%) Developer
3 21 (8.68%) Business Analyst
4 15 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (5.79%) Applications Support
6 13 (5.37%) Administrator
6 13 (5.37%) Support Analyst
7 12 (4.96%) Applications Support Analyst
7 12 (4.96%) Azure Engineer
7 12 (4.96%) Python Engineer
8 11 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
8 11 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 11 (4.55%) Senior Platform Engineer
8 11 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.55%) User Researcher
9 10 (4.13%) Server Engineer
10 9 (3.72%) Java Engineer
10 9 (3.72%) Network Engineer
10 9 (3.72%) Senior Server Engineer
10 9 (3.72%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.02%) AngularJS
2 15 (6.20%) .NET
2 15 (6.20%) HTML
3 12 (4.96%) jQuery
4 11 (4.55%) CSS
5 9 (3.72%) .NET Framework
5 9 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (3.72%) React
5 9 (3.72%) WCF
6 8 (3.31%) Entity Framework
6 8 (3.31%) RESTful
7 7 (2.89%) .NET Core
7 7 (2.89%) Regular Expression
8 5 (2.07%) Sass
9 4 (1.65%) HTML5
9 4 (1.65%) REST
10 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.24%) OAuth
10 3 (1.24%) OpenID
10 3 (1.24%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.20%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.79%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.96%) Analytical Mindset
4 10 (4.13%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.13%) User Experience
5 9 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.48%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.48%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (2.07%) Replication
7 5 (2.07%) VHDL
8 4 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.65%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.83%) Clustering
9 2 (0.83%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.83%) NHS
9 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.83%) SCADA
10 1 (0.41%) IPTV
10 1 (0.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (24.38%) Windows
2 40 (16.53%) Linux
3 30 (12.40%) Unix
4 15 (6.20%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.48%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.48%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.65%) Android
7 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (52.48%) Problem-Solving
2 61 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (18.60%) Analytics
4 44 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 31 (12.81%) Change Management
6 28 (11.57%) Decision-Making
7 24 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (9.50%) Computer Science
9 22 (9.09%) User Stories
10 21 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (8.68%) Information Security
10 21 (8.68%) ITIL
11 20 (8.26%) DevOps
11 20 (8.26%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 19 (7.85%) Scrum
13 18 (7.44%) Mathematics
14 16 (6.61%) Requirements Gathering
15 15 (6.20%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (6.20%) Configuration Management
15 15 (6.20%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.97%) SQL
2 40 (16.53%) Python
3 34 (14.05%) Java
4 32 (13.22%) C++
5 29 (11.98%) JavaScript
5 29 (11.98%) Perl
6 24 (9.92%) C#
7 23 (9.50%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.79%) R
9 8 (3.31%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.48%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.48%) PHP
10 6 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.48%) VBA
11 5 (2.07%) C
12 3 (1.24%) ES6
12 3 (1.24%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.83%) Go
14 1 (0.41%) Java 8
14 1 (0.41%) RPG
Qualifications
1 71 (29.34%) Degree
2 24 (9.92%) Security Cleared
3 22 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (6.20%) CCNP
6 13 (5.37%) DV Cleared
7 10 (4.13%) CISSP
8 9 (3.72%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (2.48%) CSPO
10 6 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (2.07%) CCNA
11 5 (2.07%) MCSE
12 4 (1.65%) CISM
12 4 (1.65%) MCSA
12 4 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (1.24%) CCIE
13 3 (1.24%) CRISC
13 3 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (1.24%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.61%) NIST
2 6 (2.48%) GDPR
2 6 (2.48%) GPG13
2 6 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.48%) QA
3 4 (1.65%) PMO
4 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.83%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.83%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.41%) IFRS
5 1 (0.41%) P3O
5 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (7.02%) Active Directory
1 17 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.20%) Docker
3 10 (4.13%) Firmware
4 9 (3.72%) BitLocker
5 5 (2.07%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.83%) vSphere
7 2 (0.83%) XenApp
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (7.44%) SCCM
2 11 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.07%) SELinux
4 4 (1.65%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.65%) Nagios
4 4 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (1.65%) Terraform
5 3 (1.24%) MIIS
5 3 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.24%) WSUS
6 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 42 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.02%) VMware
3 15 (6.20%) Symantec
4 12 (4.96%) Tanium
4 12 (4.96%) TOWER Software
5 10 (4.13%) IBM
6 9 (3.72%) Cisco
6 9 (3.72%) FireEye
6 9 (3.72%) McAfee
6 9 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (3.31%) Cadence
7 8 (3.31%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.89%) Splunk
9 6 (2.48%) SAP
10 5 (2.07%) Oracle
10 5 (2.07%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.65%) Apple
11 4 (1.65%) HP
11 4 (1.65%) Juniper
11 4 (1.65%) SolarWinds