Period
to 18 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 18 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 66 83
Rank change year-on-year +26 +17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 980 314 304
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 6.08% 4.49% 3.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.66% 11.43% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 781 238 227
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,075 £25,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £42,500 £34,944
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £79,300 £83,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +2.08%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6,259 2,748 3,065
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 38.86% 39.26% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,057 2,296 2,564
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £44,000 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Analytical Skills
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Analytical Skills trend for jobs with a WFH option

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Analytical Skills.

Analytical Skills salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 18 April 2021.

Analytical Skills salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, Analytical Skills job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 452 (46.12%) Problem-Solving
2 332 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (31.53%) SQL
4 208 (21.22%) Finance
5 186 (18.98%) Degree
6 185 (18.88%) Analytics
7 178 (18.16%) Azure
8 176 (17.96%) Business Intelligence
9 168 (17.14%) Microsoft
10 125 (12.76%) C#
11 122 (12.45%) Project Management
12 121 (12.35%) Microsoft Excel
13 120 (12.24%) JavaScript
14 112 (11.43%) SQL Server
15 111 (11.33%) Python
15 111 (11.33%) Power Platform
16 107 (10.92%) Computer Science
17 105 (10.71%) Marketing
17 105 (10.71%) Power BI
18 103 (10.51%) Decision-Making
18 103 (10.51%) .NET
19 97 (9.90%) Analytical Thinking
20 95 (9.69%) AWS
21 94 (9.59%) Visualisation
22 93 (9.49%) Java
23 91 (9.29%) Mathematics
24 90 (9.18%) Git (software)
25 88 (8.98%) Data Modelling
25 88 (8.98%) Data Analysis
26 87 (8.88%) Scrum

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 45 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.55%) SAS
3 20 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (1.43%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.22%) Confluence
6 11 (1.12%) CMS
7 9 (0.92%) Apache
8 8 (0.82%) nginx
9 5 (0.51%) Drupal
9 5 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.41%) IIS
10 4 (0.41%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.20%) Kentico
11 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 121 (12.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (2.96%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.82%) OmniGraffle
6 7 (0.71%) InVision
6 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.71%) Sketch
6 7 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.61%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.31%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.31%) Magento
4 3 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.31%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.20%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.10%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.10%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.10%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 178 (18.16%) Azure
2 111 (11.33%) Power Platform
3 95 (9.69%) AWS
4 56 (5.71%) SaaS
5 45 (4.59%) Microsoft 365
6 32 (3.27%) Google Analytics
7 24 (2.45%) Serverless
8 23 (2.35%) GCP
9 21 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
10 18 (1.84%) Google Tag Manager
10 18 (1.84%) npm
11 14 (1.43%) Amazon S3
11 14 (1.43%) GitHub
12 13 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
13 12 (1.22%) Amazon Cognito
14 11 (1.12%) IaaS
14 11 (1.12%) PaaS
14 11 (1.12%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.76%) Firewall
2 19 (1.94%) VPN
3 18 (1.84%) LAN
4 15 (1.53%) Internet
4 15 (1.53%) WAN
4 15 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (1.33%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.22%) VoIP
7 10 (1.02%) BGP
7 10 (1.02%) DHCP
7 10 (1.02%) DNS
7 10 (1.02%) Wireless
8 9 (0.92%) Network Security
8 9 (0.92%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.82%) FTP
10 6 (0.61%) OSPF
11 5 (0.51%) Broadband
11 5 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.51%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 105 (10.71%) Power BI
3 69 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
4 63 (6.43%) Relational Database
5 54 (5.51%) Tableau
6 48 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (4.49%) MySQL
9 39 (3.98%) Big Data
10 31 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 29 (2.96%) Data Mining
12 25 (2.55%) RDBMS
13 23 (2.35%) Hadoop
13 23 (2.35%) NoSQL
14 17 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
15 16 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (1.33%) Data Lake
16 13 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 13 (1.33%) MongoDB
17 12 (1.22%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 90 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 52 (5.31%) JIRA
3 23 (2.35%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.04%) Selenium
5 16 (1.63%) Visual Studio
6 13 (1.33%) PHPUnit
7 12 (1.22%) Bitbucket
7 12 (1.22%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.02%) ERwin
8 10 (1.02%) Subversion
9 9 (0.92%) JMeter
9 9 (0.92%) REST Assured
10 8 (0.82%) ER Studio
11 7 (0.71%) Mercurial
11 7 (0.71%) MSTest
11 7 (0.71%) Postman
11 7 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.71%) Visual Website Optimizer
12 6 (0.61%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 208 (21.22%) Finance
2 105 (10.71%) Marketing
3 71 (7.24%) Retail
4 44 (4.49%) Public Sector
5 21 (2.14%) Banking
5 21 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 18 (1.84%) Advertising
8 14 (1.43%) Legal
9 13 (1.33%) Law
10 11 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.02%) Games
12 8 (0.82%) Back Office
12 8 (0.82%) Publishing
13 5 (0.51%) French Language
13 5 (0.51%) German Language
13 5 (0.51%) Local Government
13 5 (0.51%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.41%) Electronics
14 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 245 (25.00%) Developer
2 231 (23.57%) Analyst
3 58 (5.92%) Architect
4 49 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 45 (4.59%) Senior Developer
6 44 (4.49%) .NET Developer
6 44 (4.49%) Consultant
7 43 (4.39%) Business Analyst
8 39 (3.98%) Full Stack Developer
9 35 (3.57%) Data Engineer
10 31 (3.16%) Administrator
11 29 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
12 28 (2.86%) Software Developer
13 27 (2.76%) Software Engineer
14 22 (2.24%) Data Scientist
15 21 (2.14%) PHP Developer
15 21 (2.14%) Ruby Developer
16 20 (2.04%) IT Analyst
16 20 (2.04%) Programmer
17 19 (1.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (10.51%) .NET
2 78 (7.96%) HTML
3 69 (7.04%) CSS
4 62 (6.33%) ASP.NET
4 62 (6.33%) React
5 60 (6.12%) RESTful
6 59 (6.02%) AngularJS
7 58 (5.92%) .NET Core
8 41 (4.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 40 (4.08%) Web Services
10 34 (3.47%) Node.js
11 29 (2.96%) HTML5
12 28 (2.86%) Vue.js
13 27 (2.76%) XML
14 25 (2.55%) JSON
15 22 (2.24%) CSS3
15 22 (2.24%) REST
16 21 (2.14%) Laravel
16 21 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
17 18 (1.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.67%) Self-Motivation
2 68 (6.94%) User Experience
3 45 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 40 (4.08%) Virtual Team
5 36 (3.67%) Analytical Mindset
6 28 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 20 (2.04%) Data Structures
7 20 (2.04%) e-Learning
8 19 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.43%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.33%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (0.92%) EPoS
12 9 (0.92%) Life Science
12 9 (0.92%) NHS
13 8 (0.82%) Biotechnology
13 8 (0.82%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.71%) Hedge funds
14 7 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 69 (7.04%) Linux
2 58 (5.92%) Windows
3 24 (2.45%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.43%) Windows 10
5 9 (0.92%) Android
6 8 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.61%) Unix
7 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (0.41%) Debian
9 4 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.10%) AIX
12 1 (0.10%) Solaris
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (46.12%) Problem-Solving
2 332 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (18.88%) Analytics
4 176 (17.96%) Business Intelligence
5 122 (12.45%) Project Management
6 107 (10.92%) Computer Science
7 103 (10.51%) Decision-Making
8 97 (9.90%) Analytical Thinking
9 94 (9.59%) Visualisation
10 91 (9.29%) Mathematics
11 88 (8.98%) Data Analysis
11 88 (8.98%) Data Modelling
12 87 (8.88%) Scrum
13 83 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 80 (8.16%) Software Engineering
15 76 (7.76%) Change Management
15 76 (7.76%) ETL
15 76 (7.76%) MVC
16 72 (7.35%) DevOps
17 71 (7.24%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 309 (31.53%) SQL
2 125 (12.76%) C#
3 120 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 111 (11.33%) Python
5 93 (9.49%) Java
6 47 (4.80%) PHP
7 35 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 34 (3.47%) C
8 34 (3.47%) R
8 34 (3.47%) TypeScript
9 24 (2.45%) Ruby
10 22 (2.24%) PowerShell
11 18 (1.84%) Scala
12 11 (1.12%) ES6
12 11 (1.12%) VBA
13 10 (1.02%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.02%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.82%) SAS Macro
15 6 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (0.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 186 (18.98%) Degree
2 66 (6.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 35 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.22%) ISEB
5 12 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.12%) CISM
6 11 (1.12%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.92%) CCNP
8 8 (0.82%) CISSP
8 8 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (0.82%) PhD
9 6 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.61%) CISA
10 5 (0.51%) CCIE
10 5 (0.51%) CREST Certified
10 5 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.51%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.31%) Data Quality
2 46 (4.69%) GDPR
3 45 (4.59%) QA
4 39 (3.98%) SLA
5 14 (1.43%) CDISC
5 14 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.82%) NIST
8 7 (0.71%) Actionable Recommendations
8 7 (0.71%) Good Clinical Practice
9 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (0.41%) GRC
10 4 (0.41%) PMO
11 3 (0.31%) COBIT
12 2 (0.20%) IEC 61131
12 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.20%) NCSC
13 1 (0.10%) IFRS
13 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 51 (5.20%) Docker
2 35 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.82%) HDFS
5 7 (0.71%) Firmware
6 6 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.41%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.41%) iptables
7 4 (0.41%) KVM
7 4 (0.41%) QEMU
7 4 (0.41%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.31%) vSphere
8 3 (0.31%) Xen
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (3.47%) Kubernetes
2 22 (2.24%) Terraform
3 18 (1.84%) Ansible
4 12 (1.22%) SCCM
5 8 (0.82%) Grafana
6 6 (0.61%) Puppet
7 5 (0.51%) Nagios
8 4 (0.41%) Galera Cluster
8 4 (0.41%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.41%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.31%) Graphite
9 3 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.31%) Kibana
9 3 (0.31%) logstash
9 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.31%) vRealize
9 3 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 168 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.61%) Google
3 37 (3.78%) SAP
4 31 (3.16%) Oracle
5 30 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (1.84%) Cisco
7 14 (1.43%) VMware
8 13 (1.33%) Databricks
8 13 (1.33%) ServiceNow
9 11 (1.12%) Alteryx
9 11 (1.12%) Facebook
10 10 (1.02%) Adobe
10 10 (1.02%) Nintex
11 9 (0.92%) Blue Prism
12 8 (0.82%) Palo Alto
12 8 (0.82%) Talend
12 8 (0.82%) Zend
13 7 (0.71%) Informatica
13 7 (0.71%) Splunk
13 7 (0.71%) Twitter