Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 24 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 770 783 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.52% 7.85% 7.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.09% 19.55% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 538 598 597
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £49,166 £45,558 £45,500
% change year-on-year +7.92% +0.13% +1.11%

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 3,651 4,006 4,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.39% 40.18% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,596 3,210 3,365
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +2 388 £40,000 -5.88% 42
Staffordshire +7 107 £37,500 +15.38% 19
Warwickshire +17 78 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Coventry +7 68 £43,750 +9.38% 8
Worcestershire +19 28 £35,750 -13.86% 4
Solihull -8 25 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Shropshire -17 20 £35,000 -26.32% 4
Dudley -9 8 £26,000 -
Wolverhampton -9 8 £37,500 +20.97% 1
Herefordshire +29 7 £38,750 -29.55% 4
Walsall +2 6 £37,500 -41.18%
West Bromwich +17 3 £54,500 +1.40%
Sutton Coldfield -22 3 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 280 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 267 (34.68%) Finance
3 158 (20.52%) SQL
4 147 (19.09%) Degree
5 138 (17.92%) Microsoft
6 135 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (13.90%) Self-Motivation
8 103 (13.38%) ITIL
9 95 (12.34%) Windows
10 93 (12.08%) Analytics
11 85 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
12 83 (10.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 81 (10.52%) Retail
14 74 (9.61%) Service Management
14 74 (9.61%) Computer Science
15 71 (9.22%) SQL Server
16 70 (9.09%) .NET
16 70 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
16 70 (9.09%) Project Management
17 69 (8.96%) C#
18 64 (8.31%) Mathematics
19 63 (8.18%) Manufacturing
19 63 (8.18%) Data Analysis
20 62 (8.05%) Legal
21 57 (7.40%) Data Centre
22 56 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
23 53 (6.88%) JavaScript
24 52 (6.75%) Business Analysis
25 51 (6.62%) Management Information System
26 50 (6.49%) SAP

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 19 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.95%) CMS
3 14 (1.82%) SAS
4 10 (1.30%) IIS
5 8 (1.04%) nginx
6 7 (0.91%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.39%) Confluence
9 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.26%) Apache
10 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.13%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 70 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.43%) Simulink
6 10 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.52%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.26%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.13%) Maya
Business Applications
1 16 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (1.43%) HFM
3 7 (0.91%) assyst
3 7 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.91%) Sentinel
4 6 (0.78%) FastStats
5 5 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.52%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.52%) SAP APO
7 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.26%) Infor LN
8 2 (0.26%) iTrent
8 2 (0.26%) Postilion
8 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.26%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.26%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (4.55%) Office 365
3 22 (2.86%) SaaS
4 20 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
6 9 (1.17%) Google Analytics
7 8 (1.04%) PaaS
8 5 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.39%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.26%) Trello
11 1 (0.13%) AdWords
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.13%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.42%) Internet
2 23 (2.99%) Firewall
3 19 (2.47%) LAN
4 18 (2.34%) Network Security
5 15 (1.95%) WAN
6 14 (1.82%) VPN
7 13 (1.69%) DNS
8 11 (1.43%) SAN
9 10 (1.30%) DHCP
10 8 (1.04%) HTTP
10 8 (1.04%) MPLS
11 7 (0.91%) VoIP
11 7 (0.91%) Wireless
12 6 (0.78%) SMS
12 6 (0.78%) SSL
12 6 (0.78%) VLAN
13 5 (0.65%) BGP
13 5 (0.65%) Broadband
13 5 (0.65%) SNMP
14 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.90%) Relational Database
2 30 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (3.51%) Big Data
4 25 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (2.60%) Essbase
6 19 (2.47%) Power BI
7 17 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
9 14 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (1.82%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.56%) MS Access
11 11 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.30%) QlikView
13 7 (0.91%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.91%) MySQL
13 7 (0.91%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (1.04%) JIRA
3 8 (1.04%) Selenium
3 8 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.91%) SpecFlow
5 5 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.52%) eCATT
6 4 (0.52%) LSMW
7 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.26%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 267 (34.68%) Finance
2 81 (10.52%) Retail
3 63 (8.18%) Manufacturing
4 62 (8.05%) Legal
5 39 (5.06%) Games
6 35 (4.55%) Publishing
7 32 (4.16%) Marketing
8 26 (3.38%) Law
9 22 (2.86%) Automotive
10 20 (2.60%) Banking
11 19 (2.47%) Telecoms
12 16 (2.08%) Advertising
12 16 (2.08%) Electronics
13 9 (1.17%) Back Office
14 8 (1.04%) Billing
15 6 (0.78%) French Language
16 3 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
16 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.39%) German Language
16 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 231 (30.00%) Analyst
2 95 (12.34%) Developer
3 71 (9.22%) Business Analyst
4 61 (7.92%) Graduate
5 55 (7.14%) Graduate Analyst
6 44 (5.71%) Architect
7 36 (4.68%) Technical Analyst
8 35 (4.55%) Consultant
9 33 (4.29%) Graduate Technical Analyst
10 29 (3.77%) Data Analyst
11 27 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (2.99%) Applications Support
13 22 (2.86%) C# Developer
13 22 (2.86%) Software Engineer
14 21 (2.73%) Transition Manager
15 20 (2.60%) Author
16 19 (2.47%) Senior Developer
16 19 (2.47%) Technical Author
17 18 (2.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 18 (2.34%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (9.09%) .NET
2 42 (5.45%) XML
3 35 (4.55%) HTML
4 31 (4.03%) ASP.NET
5 28 (3.64%) Web Services
6 25 (3.25%) CSS
7 22 (2.86%) RESTful
8 18 (2.34%) REST
9 16 (2.08%) .NET Framework
10 13 (1.69%) Hibernate
11 12 (1.56%) SOAP
11 12 (1.56%) WCF
11 12 (1.56%) WinForms
12 9 (1.17%) Node.js
13 8 (1.04%) Ajax
13 8 (1.04%) JSON
13 8 (1.04%) Sass
13 8 (1.04%) Symfony
14 7 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 107 (13.90%) Self-Motivation
2 74 (9.61%) Computer Science
3 57 (7.40%) Data Centre
4 51 (6.62%) Management Information System
5 29 (3.77%) User Experience
6 26 (3.38%) Analytical Mindset
7 19 (2.47%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.21%) Fintech
9 13 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (1.30%) Social Media
13 9 (1.17%) Virtual Team
14 8 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.91%) CESG
15 7 (0.91%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
16 6 (0.78%) iPhone
17 4 (0.52%) CMDB
17 4 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 95 (12.34%) Windows
2 41 (5.32%) Windows Server
3 28 (3.64%) Linux
4 20 (2.60%) Unix
5 13 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.78%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.52%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.26%) CentOS
13 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 135 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (13.38%) ITIL
4 93 (12.08%) Analytics
5 85 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
6 83 (10.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 74 (9.61%) Service Management
8 70 (9.09%) Project Management
9 64 (8.31%) Mathematics
10 63 (8.18%) Data Analysis
11 52 (6.75%) Business Analysis
12 50 (6.49%) Decision-Making
13 48 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (6.10%) Physics
15 46 (5.97%) Change Management
16 43 (5.58%) Data Management
17 42 (5.45%) Integration Testing
17 42 (5.45%) Service Delivery
18 38 (4.94%) Software Engineering
19 37 (4.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 158 (20.52%) SQL
2 69 (8.96%) C#
3 53 (6.88%) JavaScript
4 45 (5.84%) Java
5 30 (3.90%) T-SQL
6 19 (2.47%) C
7 14 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 13 (1.69%) PHP
8 13 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.43%) MATLAB
10 10 (1.30%) Python
10 10 (1.30%) VBA
11 9 (1.17%) R
12 7 (0.91%) VB
13 5 (0.65%) ABAP
13 5 (0.65%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.52%) C++
14 4 (0.52%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.52%) XPath
15 1 (0.13%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 147 (19.09%) Degree
2 56 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (6.49%) Security Cleared
4 37 (4.81%) ISEB
5 28 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 27 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (3.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 21 (2.73%) ISEB Practitioner
9 17 (2.21%) PhD
10 15 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.69%) Master's Degree
12 12 (1.56%) HNC
13 11 (1.43%) CISM
13 11 (1.43%) CISSP
13 11 (1.43%) MCSE
14 10 (1.30%) CISA
14 10 (1.30%) MCP
14 10 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
15 9 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.84%) QA
2 26 (3.38%) GDPR
3 24 (3.12%) Data Quality
3 24 (3.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.86%) PMO
5 21 (2.73%) SLA
6 14 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
7 12 (1.56%) PCI DSS
8 8 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.52%) ISO 26262
12 2 (0.26%) COBIT
12 2 (0.26%) HAZOP
12 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.13%) IFRS
13 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 34 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.08%) vSphere
4 12 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (1.56%) XenApp
5 11 (1.43%) Docker
6 9 (1.17%) Firmware
7 8 (1.04%) Varnish
8 6 (0.78%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (1.17%) SCCM
2 6 (0.78%) Stealthwatch
3 5 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.65%) NetVault Backup
4 4 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.26%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.26%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.26%) Packer
6 2 (0.26%) Puppet
6 2 (0.26%) Terraform
7 1 (0.13%) Ansible
7 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.13%) QRadar
7 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 138 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.49%) SAP
3 42 (5.45%) Oracle
4 37 (4.81%) VMware
5 24 (3.12%) Remedy
6 22 (2.86%) Cisco
7 19 (2.47%) ServiceNow
8 17 (2.21%) Google
9 16 (2.08%) Hyperion
9 16 (2.08%) Informatica
9 16 (2.08%) Tableau
10 15 (1.95%) Citrix
11 14 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (1.69%) HP
12 13 (1.69%) Xamarin
13 12 (1.56%) Veeam
14 11 (1.43%) NetApp
15 10 (1.30%) Capita
15 10 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
16 8 (1.04%) MuleSoft