Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 20 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 613 750 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.31% 8.83% 8.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.49% 22.24% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 462 540 639
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,525 £22,113 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 2,852 3,372 3,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.66% 39.70% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,129 2,401 2,918
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £27,450 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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 +4 248 £40,000 +5.26% 36
Coventry +12 101 £45,500 +30.00% 16
Worcestershire +7 83 £35,000 +16.67% 10
Staffordshire -5 53 £32,500 -18.75% 19
Warwickshire -22 45 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Shropshire +24 31 £28,250 -43.50% 4
Solihull -13 15 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Walsall -14 5 £45,000 +16.88% 3
Wolverhampton +15 4 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Herefordshire -26 2 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Dudley -7 1 £26,500 +1.92%
West Bromwich -9 1 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Willenhall - 1 £27,500 -
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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.

1 316 (51.55%) Problem-Solving
2 160 (26.10%) SQL
3 144 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (23.00%) Microsoft
5 139 (22.68%) Degree
6 128 (20.88%) Finance
7 103 (16.80%) Business Intelligence
8 92 (15.01%) SQL Server
9 81 (13.21%) Computer Science
10 76 (12.40%) Decision-Making
11 72 (11.75%) Windows
12 67 (10.93%) Management Information System
13 64 (10.44%) Linux
13 64 (10.44%) Azure
14 62 (10.11%) .NET
14 62 (10.11%) Power Platform
15 61 (9.95%) Cybersecurity
16 60 (9.79%) Power BI
16 60 (9.79%) ITIL
17 59 (9.62%) C#
18 56 (9.14%) Microsoft Office
19 54 (8.81%) Mathematics
20 50 (8.16%) Firewall
21 49 (7.99%) Microsoft Excel
21 49 (7.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 49 (7.99%) SDLC
22 48 (7.83%) Mentoring
22 48 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 48 (7.83%) Java
22 48 (7.83%) Analytical Thinking

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 28 (4.57%) SAS
2 20 (3.26%) Confluence
2 20 (3.26%) IIS
3 19 (3.10%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.47%) Apache
4 9 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.31%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.33%) CMS
8 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.33%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 56 (9.14%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (7.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.82%) InVision
3 5 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.82%) Sketch
3 5 (0.82%) Zeplin
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.98%) OPENHousing
2 6 (0.98%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.49%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.49%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.33%) Magento
5 2 (0.33%) Maximo
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.33%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 64 (10.44%) Azure
2 62 (10.11%) Power Platform
3 32 (5.22%) AWS
4 29 (4.73%) SaaS
5 27 (4.40%) Office 365
6 21 (3.43%) Dynamics 365
7 18 (2.94%) IaaS
7 18 (2.94%) PaaS
8 7 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.65%) GitHub
9 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Flow
9 4 (0.65%) PowerApps
10 3 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.49%) Slack
11 1 (0.16%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.16%) npm
11 1 (0.16%) Serverless
11 1 (0.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.16%) Firewall
2 27 (4.40%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (3.43%) DNS
3 21 (3.43%) Wireless
4 18 (2.94%) LAN
5 16 (2.61%) DHCP
6 15 (2.45%) Internet
6 15 (2.45%) Network Security
6 15 (2.45%) WAN
7 12 (1.96%) VPN
8 11 (1.79%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.63%) Broadband
9 10 (1.63%) VoIP
10 9 (1.47%) BGP
10 9 (1.47%) Ethernet
10 9 (1.47%) OSPF
11 8 (1.31%) MPLS
11 8 (1.31%) RSVP
12 7 (1.14%) SMTP
13 6 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (15.01%) SQL Server
2 60 (9.79%) Power BI
3 49 (7.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (7.01%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (6.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.59%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (1.63%) QlikView
11 9 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.31%) OLAP
13 7 (1.14%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.98%) BusinessObjects XI
14 6 (0.98%) Cognos Query Studio
14 6 (0.98%) IBM InfoSphere
14 6 (0.98%) OLAP Cube
15 5 (0.82%) Big Data
15 5 (0.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (4.89%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.73%) JIRA
3 22 (3.59%) Jenkins
4 18 (2.94%) JMeter
5 17 (2.77%) SonarQube
6 12 (1.96%) Selenium
7 11 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (1.63%) Maven
9 9 (1.47%) JUnit
10 8 (1.31%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.82%) IDA Disassembler
11 5 (0.82%) OllyDbg
11 5 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.82%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.82%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.65%) Appium
12 4 (0.65%) Hudson
13 3 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 128 (20.88%) Finance
2 38 (6.20%) Telecoms
3 37 (6.04%) Electronics
4 35 (5.71%) Marketing
5 34 (5.55%) Retail
6 28 (4.57%) Aerospace
7 26 (4.24%) Public Sector
8 24 (3.92%) Manufacturing
9 17 (2.77%) Military
10 13 (2.12%) Banking
11 12 (1.96%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.96%) Legal
12 10 (1.63%) General Ledger
13 8 (1.31%) Law
13 8 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.98%) Automotive
14 6 (0.98%) Social Housing
15 4 (0.65%) Advertising
16 2 (0.33%) Local Government
16 2 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 167 (27.24%) Analyst
2 86 (14.03%) Developer
3 43 (7.01%) Architect
4 41 (6.69%) Graduate
5 35 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 33 (5.38%) Graduate Analyst
7 32 (5.22%) Consultant
8 31 (5.06%) Data Analyst
9 28 (4.57%) Technical Analyst
10 26 (4.24%) Graduate Technical Analyst
11 25 (4.08%) .NET Developer
12 21 (3.43%) Security Architect
13 20 (3.26%) Senior Developer
14 18 (2.94%) Applications Support
14 18 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 18 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
15 17 (2.77%) Software Developer
16 16 (2.61%) User Researcher
17 15 (2.45%) Security Analyst
18 14 (2.28%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.11%) .NET
2 47 (7.67%) Web Services
3 22 (3.59%) HTML
4 20 (3.26%) CSS
5 13 (2.12%) ASP.NET
5 13 (2.12%) REST
6 12 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (1.79%) .NET Framework
8 10 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (1.63%) RESTful
8 10 (1.63%) Spring
9 9 (1.47%) AngularJS
9 9 (1.47%) Apache NiFi
9 9 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (1.47%) J2EE
9 9 (1.47%) JDBC
9 9 (1.47%) JPA
9 9 (1.47%) Spring Boot
9 9 (1.47%) XML
10 8 (1.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.93%) Management Information System
2 43 (7.01%) User Experience
3 40 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (4.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 17 (2.77%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.12%) Public Cloud
7 12 (1.96%) Credit Risk
8 11 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.63%) Analytical Mindset
10 9 (1.47%) CCTV
10 9 (1.47%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.31%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.14%) Cyberattack
13 5 (0.82%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.82%) VHDL
14 4 (0.65%) CMDB
14 4 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 72 (11.75%) Windows
2 64 (10.44%) Linux
3 46 (7.50%) Unix
4 35 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.31%) HPUX
5 8 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.31%) Solaris
6 7 (1.14%) Kali Linux
7 6 (0.98%) Android
8 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.33%) VMS
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (51.55%) Problem-Solving
2 144 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (16.80%) Business Intelligence
4 81 (13.21%) Computer Science
5 76 (12.40%) Decision-Making
6 61 (9.95%) Cybersecurity
7 60 (9.79%) ITIL
8 54 (8.81%) Mathematics
9 49 (7.99%) SDLC
10 48 (7.83%) Analytical Thinking
10 48 (7.83%) Mentoring
11 47 (7.67%) Information Security
12 46 (7.50%) SIEM
13 45 (7.34%) Business Analysis
13 45 (7.34%) Physics
13 45 (7.34%) Project Management
14 44 (7.18%) DevOps
15 43 (7.01%) Security Operations
16 42 (6.85%) Analytics
16 42 (6.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 160 (26.10%) SQL
2 59 (9.62%) C#
3 48 (7.83%) Java
4 42 (6.85%) Python
5 36 (5.87%) T-SQL
6 27 (4.40%) C
6 27 (4.40%) JavaScript
7 25 (4.08%) C++
7 25 (4.08%) R
8 15 (2.45%) PowerShell
9 13 (2.12%) Scala
10 12 (1.96%) X++
11 7 (1.14%) PHP
11 7 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.14%) VBA
12 6 (0.98%) Ruby
13 5 (0.82%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.49%) AWK
14 3 (0.49%) Perl
14 3 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 139 (22.68%) Degree
2 34 (5.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.94%) ISTQB
6 15 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.96%) CCNA
8 11 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (1.47%) HNC
10 8 (1.31%) CISSP
10 8 (1.31%) HND
10 8 (1.31%) ISEB
10 8 (1.31%) JNCIA
10 8 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (1.14%) CISM
11 7 (1.14%) Postgraduate
12 6 (0.98%) CEH
12 6 (0.98%) CREST Certified
12 6 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.71%) QA
2 29 (4.73%) Data Quality
3 16 (2.61%) SLA
4 12 (1.96%) Basel II
4 12 (1.96%) IFRS
4 12 (1.96%) IFRS 9
5 9 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 7 (1.14%) NIST
8 6 (0.98%) COBIT
9 5 (0.82%) GDPR
10 3 (0.49%) PMO
11 2 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.33%) ISO 26262
11 2 (0.33%) P3O
12 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.16%) GPG13
12 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.98%) Docker
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.49%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) Firmware
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.16%) vCloud
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (2.45%) Kibana
2 12 (1.96%) logstash
3 9 (1.47%) Ansible
3 9 (1.47%) SCCM
3 9 (1.47%) Terraform
4 8 (1.31%) Packer
5 7 (1.14%) Nessus
6 6 (0.98%) Puppet
7 5 (0.82%) EnCase
7 5 (0.82%) FTK
7 5 (0.82%) SELinux
8 3 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.49%) Salt
8 3 (0.49%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.49%) WSUS
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.33%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.33%) Netcool/Proviso
9 2 (0.33%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 141 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.34%) Oracle
3 31 (5.06%) SAP
4 28 (4.57%) Cisco
5 22 (3.59%) Tableau
6 14 (2.28%) VMware
7 13 (2.12%) ArcSight
7 13 (2.12%) IBM
8 12 (1.96%) Cognos
8 12 (1.96%) EMC
8 12 (1.96%) Splunk
9 10 (1.63%) Nokia
10 9 (1.47%) HP
10 9 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.31%) Juniper
12 7 (1.14%) Apple
13 6 (0.98%) Adobe
13 6 (0.98%) BMC
13 6 (0.98%) Informatica
13 6 (0.98%) Remedy