Period
to 21 March 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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 20 25
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 811 826 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.21% 8.38% 7.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.30% 22.79% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 503 605 531
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.54% +9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,200 £62,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%

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 3,338 3,624 3,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 42.02% 36.76% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,291 2,615 2,816
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 21 March 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 21 March 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 -18 279 £40,000 -11.11% 48
Worcestershire +27 155 £25,750 -42.78% 14
Coventry +35 101 £20,000 -55.56% 13
Staffordshire +9 80 £32,500 -5.11% 14
Warwickshire +1 76 £40,000 -9.60% 13
Shropshire +12 29 £55,000 - 8
Solihull -17 27 £55,000 +22.22% 19
Herefordshire -18 16 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Walsall +4 11 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Dudley +1 3 £32,500 -9.09%
West Bromwich -4 3 £30,500 -42.99%
Sutton Coldfield -3 2 £28,500 +26.67% 1
Stourbridge - 2 £45,000 -
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 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.

1 392 (48.34%) Problem-Solving
2 236 (29.10%) Degree
3 174 (21.45%) Microsoft
4 151 (18.62%) Analytics
5 146 (18.00%) Security Cleared
6 142 (17.51%) Project Management
7 138 (17.02%) SQL
8 132 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
9 123 (15.17%) Mathematics
9 123 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
10 117 (14.43%) ITIL
10 117 (14.43%) Software Engineering
11 113 (13.93%) SC Cleared
12 106 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 105 (12.95%) Windows
14 104 (12.82%) SDLC
15 98 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
16 94 (11.59%) Visualisation
17 89 (10.97%) C
17 89 (10.97%) Finance
18 88 (10.85%) SQL Server
18 88 (10.85%) Data Analysis
18 88 (10.85%) Data Analytics
19 84 (10.36%) Telecoms
20 81 (9.99%) Retail
21 76 (9.37%) UML
22 75 (9.25%) Cybersecurity
23 74 (9.12%) Data Visualisation
24 73 (9.00%) Internet
25 71 (8.75%) Service Management

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 38 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.22%) SAS
3 15 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (1.36%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.74%) Apache
6 6 (0.74%) Confluence
6 6 (0.74%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.62%) WordPress
8 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.25%) CMS
8 2 (0.25%) DNN
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.12%) Documentum
9 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 69 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.49%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) InDesign
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.11%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.74%) Raiser's Edge
4 5 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.49%) JDE OneWorld
5 4 (0.49%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.25%) assyst
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.25%) Primavera
7 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 98 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (6.66%) Office 365
4 26 (3.21%) PaaS
5 25 (3.08%) SaaS
6 23 (2.84%) IaaS
7 11 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (1.36%) OneDrive
8 5 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.62%) Amazon Glacier
8 5 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.62%) GitHub
8 5 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.37%) Datadog
10 3 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 73 (9.00%) Internet
2 39 (4.81%) Firewall
3 33 (4.07%) DNS
4 24 (2.96%) DHCP
4 24 (2.96%) TCP/IP
5 21 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 19 (2.34%) MPLS
7 18 (2.22%) SAN
8 17 (2.10%) Network Security
9 15 (1.85%) LAN
9 15 (1.85%) WLAN
10 14 (1.73%) SNMP
10 14 (1.73%) VLAN
11 13 (1.60%) Kerberos
11 13 (1.60%) NAS
12 11 (1.36%) Skype
12 11 (1.36%) WAN
13 9 (1.11%) HTTP
14 8 (0.99%) BGP
15 7 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.78%) Power BI
3 54 (6.66%) Big Data
4 40 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (3.82%) QlikView
6 30 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (2.22%) Qlik Sense
10 16 (1.97%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (1.48%) OLAP
11 12 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (1.23%) MySQL
14 8 (0.99%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.99%) Text Mining
15 7 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (2.96%) Rational DOORS
2 16 (1.97%) JIRA
3 9 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.99%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.86%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.62%) StarTeam
6 5 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.49%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.49%) Selenium
7 4 (0.49%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.49%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.37%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.37%) Toad
8 3 (0.37%) Travis CI
8 3 (0.37%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.37%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.25%) git-flow
General
1 89 (10.97%) Finance
2 84 (10.36%) Telecoms
3 81 (9.99%) Retail
4 60 (7.40%) Automotive
5 41 (5.06%) Marketing
6 20 (2.47%) Legal
7 19 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 17 (2.10%) Electronics
9 13 (1.60%) Aerospace
9 13 (1.60%) Billing
9 13 (1.60%) General Ledger
9 13 (1.60%) Law
10 11 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.11%) Games
12 4 (0.49%) Advertising
12 4 (0.49%) Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Back Office
13 2 (0.25%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 234 (28.85%) Analyst
2 146 (18.00%) Developer
3 76 (9.37%) Business Analyst
4 55 (6.78%) Software Engineer
5 40 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 37 (4.56%) Graduate
7 35 (4.32%) Graduate Analyst
8 31 (3.82%) C# Developer
9 28 (3.45%) Data Analyst
10 25 (3.08%) Graduate Technical Analyst
10 25 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
11 24 (2.96%) Architect
12 22 (2.71%) Digital Analyst
13 20 (2.47%) Junior
13 20 (2.47%) Wintel Engineer
14 19 (2.34%) Embedded Engineer
14 19 (2.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 19 (2.34%) Senior Manager
15 18 (2.22%) C++ Software Engineer
15 18 (2.22%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.93%) Web Services
2 34 (4.19%) .NET
3 28 (3.45%) HTML
4 24 (2.96%) CSS
5 18 (2.22%) Spring
6 13 (1.60%) EDI
6 13 (1.60%) LDAP
7 11 (1.36%) Middleware
8 8 (0.99%) JSON
8 8 (0.99%) Node.js
9 7 (0.86%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.86%) JMS
9 7 (0.86%) RESTful
10 6 (0.74%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.74%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (0.74%) jQuery
11 5 (0.62%) HTML5
11 5 (0.62%) REST
11 5 (0.62%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.03%) Management Information System
2 54 (6.66%) Internet of Things
3 41 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (3.95%) Cyberattack
5 31 (3.82%) Algorithms
6 21 (2.59%) Data Centre
7 19 (2.34%) Analytical Mindset
7 19 (2.34%) VHDL
8 18 (2.22%) Mobile App
9 17 (2.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 15 (1.85%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.73%) CMDB
11 14 (1.73%) Social Media
12 12 (1.48%) PMI
13 9 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (1.11%) iSeries
14 8 (0.99%) AS400
14 8 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 105 (12.95%) Windows
2 56 (6.91%) Linux
3 45 (5.55%) Windows Server
4 34 (4.19%) Unix
5 21 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.73%) Windows 10
8 10 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.49%) Android
11 4 (0.49%) CentOS
12 3 (0.37%) DC/OS
12 3 (0.37%) Solaris
12 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (48.34%) Problem-Solving
2 151 (18.62%) Analytics
3 142 (17.51%) Project Management
4 132 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
5 123 (15.17%) Mathematics
6 117 (14.43%) ITIL
6 117 (14.43%) Software Engineering
7 106 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 104 (12.82%) SDLC
9 94 (11.59%) Visualisation
10 88 (10.85%) Data Analysis
10 88 (10.85%) Data Analytics
11 76 (9.37%) UML
12 75 (9.25%) Cybersecurity
13 74 (9.12%) Data Visualisation
14 71 (8.75%) Service Management
15 65 (8.01%) Line Management
16 62 (7.64%) Analytical Thinking
17 60 (7.40%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 138 (17.02%) SQL
2 89 (10.97%) C
3 69 (8.51%) C++
4 68 (8.38%) C#
5 53 (6.54%) Python
6 49 (6.04%) Java
7 36 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 23 (2.84%) R
8 23 (2.84%) T-SQL
9 19 (2.34%) JavaScript
10 16 (1.97%) VB
11 14 (1.73%) VBA
12 13 (1.60%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.60%) RPG
12 13 (1.60%) RPG IV
13 11 (1.36%) PHP
14 8 (0.99%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.86%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.74%) VBScript
16 6 (0.74%) X++
Qualifications
1 236 (29.10%) Degree
2 146 (18.00%) Security Cleared
3 113 (13.93%) SC Cleared
4 37 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (4.19%) ISEB
6 26 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (2.96%) DV Cleared
8 16 (1.97%) HNC
9 14 (1.73%) CISSP
10 13 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
10 13 (1.60%) MCITP
10 13 (1.60%) PMI Certification
11 12 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (1.48%) CISM
11 12 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.36%) MCSE
13 10 (1.23%) CCNA
13 10 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
14 8 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.78%) GDPR
2 35 (4.32%) SLA
3 29 (3.58%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.97%) QA
5 14 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (1.23%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.99%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.86%) PMO
9 6 (0.74%) COBIT
10 4 (0.49%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.25%) DO-160
13 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 61 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 30 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.97%) Virtual Desktop
4 12 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.23%) BitLocker
5 10 (1.23%) Docker
5 10 (1.23%) vSphere
6 8 (0.99%) XenApp
7 7 (0.86%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.37%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.12%) Snort
10 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (2.71%) SCCM
2 19 (2.34%) SELinux
3 17 (2.10%) SCOM
4 13 (1.60%) SCVMM
5 7 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (0.74%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.74%) Puppet
7 5 (0.62%) Ansible
7 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.62%) Packer
7 5 (0.62%) Terraform
8 4 (0.49%) HP ALM
8 4 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.49%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.37%) Netcool
9 3 (0.37%) QRadar
Vendors
1 174 (21.45%) Microsoft
2 57 (7.03%) VMware
3 37 (4.56%) Tableau
4 34 (4.19%) SAP
5 23 (2.84%) Cisco
6 22 (2.71%) Citrix
6 22 (2.71%) Oracle
7 20 (2.47%) McAfee
8 16 (1.97%) HP
9 15 (1.85%) Dell
9 15 (1.85%) JD Edwards
10 14 (1.73%) Alteryx
11 12 (1.48%) JDA
12 11 (1.36%) Avaya
12 11 (1.36%) Google
13 10 (1.23%) IBM
13 10 (1.23%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (0.99%) Juniper
15 8 (0.99%) Talend