Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 24 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 816 789 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.17% 7.15% 6.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.19% 19.82% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 618 539 522
West Midlands median annual salary £41,750 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.44% +2.67% -10.71%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,950 £22,050
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 3677 3980 3398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.80% 36.06% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2878 2943 2703
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +5 417 £45,000 +20.00% 25
Staffordshire +14 81 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Warwickshire -11 71 £42,000 +12.00% 3
Coventry -18 47 £42,500 +8.28%
Solihull +13 39 £49,000 +46.27% 3
Shropshire +9 37 £41,250 +47.32% 5
Worcestershire -11 27 £37,500 +19.05% 1
Herefordshire +19 26 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Halesowen - 24 £26,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 14 £32,000 - 1
Walsall +8 10 £50,000 +66.67%
West Bromwich -4 3 £53,500 +7.00%
Dudley +10 1 £26,000 -10.34%
Sutton Coldfield +1 1 £42,500 +78.95%
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 221 (27.08%) Finance
2 200 (24.51%) SQL
3 160 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 160 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (19.12%) Degree
5 122 (14.95%) ITIL
6 115 (14.09%) Analytics
7 108 (13.24%) Retail
7 108 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 102 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 95 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
10 90 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
10 90 (11.03%) Marketing
11 88 (10.78%) Project Management
12 87 (10.66%) SAP
13 85 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 73 (8.95%) Windows
15 70 (8.58%) Manufacturing
16 69 (8.46%) Management Information System
16 69 (8.46%) Test Automation
17 68 (8.33%) CRM
18 65 (7.97%) PRINCE2
18 65 (7.97%) QA
19 64 (7.84%) Computer Science
20 63 (7.72%) C#
21 62 (7.60%) .NET
21 62 (7.60%) Mentoring
22 60 (7.35%) Java
23 58 (7.11%) Service Management
23 58 (7.11%) Mathematics

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 49 (6.00%) SAS
2 16 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.47%) Confluence
3 12 (1.47%) NetWeaver
4 11 (1.35%) CMS
4 11 (1.35%) IIS
5 10 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.98%) JBoss
7 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.74%) OpenEdge
8 5 (0.61%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.49%) Documentum
10 3 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.25%) Sonic ESB
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 90 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.59%) SPSS
5 9 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.10%) Simulink
6 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.21%) assyst
2 14 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (1.72%) SAP S/4HANA
3 13 (1.59%) SAP CRM
4 9 (1.10%) SAP CO
4 9 (1.10%) SAP FI
4 9 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (0.98%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (0.61%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 4 (0.49%) SAP EWM
7 4 (0.49%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.37%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.37%) Workfront
9 2 (0.25%) Maximo
9 2 (0.25%) Primavera
9 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.25%) SAP QM
10 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (3.55%) SaaS
3 23 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (2.33%) PaaS
5 14 (1.72%) Office 365
6 10 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
6 10 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (0.49%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.37%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.25%) AdWords
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.25%) Datadog
9 2 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.25%) IaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.12%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.90%) Firewall
2 28 (3.43%) LAN
2 28 (3.43%) WAN
3 17 (2.08%) Internet
4 13 (1.59%) MPLS
4 13 (1.59%) SMS
5 12 (1.47%) HTTP
6 11 (1.35%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.10%) BGP
7 9 (1.10%) Network Security
7 9 (1.10%) VLAN
8 8 (0.98%) SAN
8 8 (0.98%) Skype
9 7 (0.86%) VoIP
10 6 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (0.74%) DHCP
10 6 (0.74%) DNS
10 6 (0.74%) Wireless
10 6 (0.74%) WLAN
11 5 (0.61%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (3.43%) Big Data
5 28 (3.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 27 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.08%) MS Access
10 16 (1.96%) Base SAS
10 16 (1.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 16 (1.96%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 15 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
12 14 (1.72%) NoSQL
12 14 (1.72%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.59%) Power BI
14 10 (1.23%) MySQL
15 8 (0.98%) QlikView
15 8 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (5.39%) JIRA
2 34 (4.17%) Selenium
3 29 (3.55%) WebDriver
4 19 (2.33%) eCATT
4 19 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.33%) LSMW
5 18 (2.21%) Visual Studio
6 17 (2.08%) ProC
7 12 (1.47%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.10%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.10%) JUnit
10 9 (1.10%) TestRail
11 6 (0.74%) Gradle
12 5 (0.61%) git-flow
13 3 (0.37%) GoCD
13 3 (0.37%) JMeter
13 3 (0.37%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 221 (27.08%) Finance
2 108 (13.24%) Retail
3 90 (11.03%) Marketing
4 70 (8.58%) Manufacturing
5 48 (5.88%) Publishing
6 35 (4.29%) Banking
7 30 (3.68%) Billing
8 29 (3.55%) Games
9 23 (2.82%) Telecoms
10 19 (2.33%) Legal
11 12 (1.47%) Mandarin Language
12 11 (1.35%) Advertising
12 11 (1.35%) Automotive
12 11 (1.35%) Electronics
12 11 (1.35%) Law
13 6 (0.74%) Local Government
14 4 (0.49%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.25%) German Language
15 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 251 (30.76%) Analyst
2 125 (15.32%) Developer
3 75 (9.19%) Consultant
4 59 (7.23%) Business Analyst
5 44 (5.39%) Graduate
6 37 (4.53%) Architect
6 37 (4.53%) SAP Consultant
7 36 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
8 32 (3.92%) Data Analyst
8 32 (3.92%) Graduate Analyst
9 26 (3.19%) Tester
10 25 (3.06%) Graduate Technical Analyst
11 22 (2.70%) Junior
12 19 (2.33%) Automation Tester
12 19 (2.33%) Java Developer
13 18 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 18 (2.21%) Product Manager
14 17 (2.08%) Project Manager
14 17 (2.08%) Senior Consultant
15 16 (1.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (7.60%) .NET
2 47 (5.76%) Web Services
3 42 (5.15%) HTML
4 40 (4.90%) CSS
5 32 (3.92%) XML
6 28 (3.43%) ASP.NET
7 26 (3.19%) REST
8 20 (2.45%) EDI
9 19 (2.33%) IDoc
10 16 (1.96%) SOAP
11 12 (1.47%) Web Dynpro
11 12 (1.47%) XSLT
12 11 (1.35%) AngularJS
12 11 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (1.35%) jQuery
12 11 (1.35%) Node.js
12 11 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (1.10%) HTML5
13 9 (1.10%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (0.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.46%) Management Information System
2 64 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 47 (5.76%) Data Centre
4 24 (2.94%) Analytical Mindset
5 21 (2.57%) Driving Licence
5 21 (2.57%) Social Media
6 19 (2.33%) BBC
6 19 (2.33%) LIMS
7 15 (1.84%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.35%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.23%) NHS
10 9 (1.10%) User Experience
11 7 (0.86%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.74%) Replication
13 5 (0.61%) Cyber Attack
13 5 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
13 5 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (8.95%) Windows
2 25 (3.06%) Linux
3 24 (2.94%) Unix
4 18 (2.21%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.10%) Windows 8
6 9 (1.10%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.86%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.86%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.86%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.25%) AIX
10 2 (0.25%) CentOS
10 2 (0.25%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.12%) Android
11 1 (0.12%) HPUX
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (14.95%) ITIL
3 115 (14.09%) Analytics
4 108 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 95 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
6 88 (10.78%) Project Management
7 85 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 69 (8.46%) Test Automation
9 68 (8.33%) CRM
10 65 (7.97%) PRINCE2
11 62 (7.60%) Mentoring
12 58 (7.11%) Mathematics
12 58 (7.11%) Service Management
13 57 (6.99%) Business Analysis
14 56 (6.86%) SDLC
15 50 (6.13%) E-Commerce
16 48 (5.88%) Scrum
17 45 (5.51%) Process Improvement
18 44 (5.39%) Change Management
18 44 (5.39%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 200 (24.51%) SQL
2 63 (7.72%) C#
3 60 (7.35%) Java
4 45 (5.51%) JavaScript
5 42 (5.15%) C
6 41 (5.02%) ABAP
7 39 (4.78%) T-SQL
8 27 (3.31%) VBA
9 25 (3.06%) Python
9 25 (3.06%) R
10 16 (1.96%) PROC SQL
10 16 (1.96%) SAS Macro
11 11 (1.35%) C++
11 11 (1.35%) PHP
11 11 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.23%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.10%) MATLAB
13 9 (1.10%) XPath
14 6 (0.74%) VB
15 4 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 156 (19.12%) Degree
2 52 (6.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.80%) ISEB
5 29 (3.55%) SC Cleared
6 17 (2.08%) CISSP
7 16 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.47%) CISM
11 11 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
12 10 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.98%) CCNA
13 8 (0.98%) HNC
14 7 (0.86%) CISA
14 7 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.74%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.61%) CCNP
16 5 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.97%) QA
2 23 (2.82%) PMO
3 22 (2.70%) Data Quality
4 18 (2.21%) SLA
5 15 (1.84%) GDPR
6 10 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 9 (1.10%) IEC 61508
7 9 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.98%) IEC 62304
8 8 (0.98%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.49%) COBIT
10 4 (0.49%) COSO
11 3 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.12%) ISO 26262
12 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.12%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 15 (1.84%) Active Directory
1 15 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.23%) Docker
3 8 (0.98%) Firmware
4 4 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.49%) ISA Server
4 4 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (0.49%) vSphere
4 4 (0.49%) XenApp
5 3 (0.37%) Snort
6 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 22 (2.70%) SCCM
2 12 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.47%) Puppet
3 11 (1.35%) SCOM
4 9 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.98%) QRadar
6 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.61%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.37%) Ansible
9 3 (0.37%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.25%) Nagios
10 2 (0.25%) Packer
10 2 (0.25%) Terraform
10 2 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 160 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 87 (10.66%) SAP
3 34 (4.17%) Oracle
4 22 (2.70%) Cisco
4 22 (2.70%) IBM
4 22 (2.70%) Tableau
5 21 (2.57%) VMware
6 16 (1.96%) Google
7 15 (1.84%) Cognos
8 13 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 12 (1.47%) ServiceNow
10 11 (1.35%) Citrix
11 9 (1.10%) Juniper
11 9 (1.10%) Remedy
12 8 (0.98%) LANDesk
13 7 (0.86%) Capita
13 7 (0.86%) HP
13 7 (0.86%) McAfee
13 7 (0.86%) Sun
14 6 (0.74%) Splunk