The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tandem
Rank 99 108 121
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Permanent jobs citing Tandem 31 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.57% 0.85% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.53% 2.33% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 15
Average salary £65,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £21,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £49,200 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Tandem
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
685 600 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.63% 36.23% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 605 458 538
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tandem across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Tandem
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tandem across the Cheshire region.

Tandem Salary Trend in Cheshire

Tandem
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tandem across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Tandem Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Tandem
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +21 12 £65,000 +73.33%
Knutsford 0 10 £51,250 +20.58%
Tandem
North West

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Tandem also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Tandem.

1 19 (51.35%) UNIX
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
1 19 (51.35%) IBM
1 19 (51.35%) Mainframe
1 19 (51.35%) IBM Mainframe
2 17 (45.95%) Internet
2 17 (45.95%) Middleware
3 16 (43.24%) Finance
4 15 (40.54%) Information Security
4 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (40.54%) Problem Management
4 15 (40.54%) Risk Analysis
4 15 (40.54%) ArcSight
4 15 (40.54%) SIEM
4 15 (40.54%) Cyber Security
5 12 (32.43%) GIS
5 12 (32.43%) CISSP
6 10 (27.03%) Data Protection
7 8 (21.62%) Sun
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.81%) CCNP
9 4 (10.81%) CCNA
9 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (10.81%) A+ Certification
9 4 (10.81%) MS Office
9 4 (10.81%) SQL
9 4 (10.81%) .NET
10 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.11%) VB
10 3 (8.11%) VB.NET

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Tandem also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Tandem. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) NUnit
1 3 (8.11%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Infrastructure Designer
1 17 (45.95%) Designer
2 14 (37.84%) Architect
2 14 (37.84%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Lead Designer
3 6 (16.22%) Security Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Information Security Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Lead Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Security Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Developer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Information Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) Middleware
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.11%) NHibernate
3 3 (8.11%) WCF
3 3 (8.11%) MonoRail
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.11%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Mainframe
1 19 (51.35%) IBM Mainframe
2 12 (32.43%) GIS
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) UNIX
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
1 15 (40.54%) Information Security
1 15 (40.54%) Problem Management
1 15 (40.54%) Risk Analysis
1 15 (40.54%) SIEM
1 15 (40.54%) Cyber Security
2 10 (27.03%) Data Protection
3 3 (8.11%) Web Application Development
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) TDD
3 3 (8.11%) Scrum
3 3 (8.11%) MVC
4 2 (5.41%) Release Management
5 1 (2.70%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) VB
2 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) CISSP
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.81%) A+ Certification
2 4 (10.81%) CCNP
2 4 (10.81%) CCNA
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) IBM
2 15 (40.54%) ArcSight
3 8 (21.62%) Sun
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft