The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 96 162 178
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +16
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 188 76 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.53% 1.11% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 1.43% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 134 73 61
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Data Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6094 5316 5702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.92% 77.61% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4851 4500 4956
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Analysis
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the North West region.

Data Analysis Salary Trend in the North West

Data Analysis
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Data Analysis Salary Histogram in the North West

Data Analysis
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Manchester +50 112 £31,500 -29.21% 16
Cheshire +30 56 £39,000 +30.00% 5
Cumbria - 9 - -
Merseyside +9 6 £25,250 -5.60% 1
Lancashire -5 4 £47,500 +58.33% 3
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 175 (55.03%) SQL
2 158 (49.69%) Finance
3 87 (27.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 87 (27.36%) Degree
4 85 (26.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 81 (25.47%) SQL Server
6 71 (22.33%) Analytics
7 70 (22.01%) SAS
8 57 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
9 54 (16.98%) Marketing
10 50 (15.72%) MS Excel
11 47 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 46 (14.47%) Business Analysis
13 37 (11.64%) CRM
14 35 (11.01%) Mathematics
15 34 (10.69%) T-SQL
16 32 (10.06%) Retail
17 30 (9.43%) Statistics
18 28 (8.81%) PRINCE2
19 27 (8.49%) Microsoft
20 25 (7.86%) Windows
20 25 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (7.55%) Campaign Management
22 23 (7.23%) Data Mining
22 23 (7.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 22 (6.92%) ISEB
23 22 (6.92%) ETL
23 22 (6.92%) E-Commerce
24 21 (6.60%) Management Information System

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 70 (22.01%) SAS
2 19 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.14%) Lync
4 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.57%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 50 (15.72%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.40%) PowerPivot
3 10 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (3.14%) MS Office
4 5 (1.57%) SPSS
5 4 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.94%) FastStats
7 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.31%) SAP SEM
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.83%) TCP/IP
1 9 (2.83%) Firewall
1 9 (2.83%) Network Security
2 5 (1.57%) Internet
3 4 (1.26%) SMS
4 3 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (27.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 85 (26.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (25.47%) SQL Server
4 47 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (7.23%) Data Mining
7 14 (4.40%) Relational Database
8 13 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (3.46%) Big Data
9 11 (3.46%) QlikView
9 11 (3.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (3.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 9 (2.83%) OLAP
12 6 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.89%) DB2
13 5 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.57%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.26%) JasperReports
14 4 (1.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (2.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (2.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 158 (49.69%) Finance
2 54 (16.98%) Marketing
3 32 (10.06%) Retail
4 15 (4.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (3.77%) Automotive
6 10 (3.14%) Banking
7 9 (2.83%) Law
8 6 (1.89%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.57%) Legal
10 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.94%) French Language
10 3 (0.94%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 224 (70.44%) Analyst
2 68 (21.38%) Business Analyst
3 64 (20.13%) Senior Analyst
4 52 (16.35%) Developer
5 41 (12.89%) Data Analyst
6 30 (9.43%) MI Analyst
7 25 (7.86%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 25 (7.86%) Strategy Analyst
7 25 (7.86%) Financial Business Analyst
8 23 (7.23%) SQL Developer
9 20 (6.29%) Insight Analyst
10 19 (5.97%) CRM Analyst
11 18 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 15 (4.72%) Report Analyst
12 15 (4.72%) Senior Business Analyst
13 14 (4.40%) Developer Analyst
14 11 (3.46%) Graduate
15 10 (3.14%) Consultant
16 9 (2.83%) Security Analyst
16 9 (2.83%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.97%) .NET
2 13 (4.09%) XML
3 7 (2.20%) MDX
4 6 (1.89%) HTML
5 5 (1.57%) CSS
6 4 (1.26%) Symfony
6 4 (1.26%) LAMP
6 4 (1.26%) WinForms
6 4 (1.26%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.26%) Web Services
7 2 (0.63%) DHTML
8 1 (0.31%) JSP
8 1 (0.31%) SOAP
8 1 (0.31%) J2EE
8 1 (0.31%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.31%) EJB
8 1 (0.31%) jQuery
8 1 (0.31%) D3.js
8 1 (0.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.01%) Mathematics
2 30 (9.43%) Statistics
3 21 (6.60%) Management Information System
4 20 (6.29%) Economics
5 17 (5.35%) Visualisation
5 17 (5.35%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.46%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.57%) Open Source
7 5 (1.57%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.26%) Social Media
9 3 (0.94%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.63%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.63%) Copywriting
11 1 (0.31%) Social Network
11 1 (0.31%) NHS
11 1 (0.31%) Replication
11 1 (0.31%) Derivative
11 1 (0.31%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.86%) Windows
2 9 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (1.57%) UNIX
3 5 (1.57%) Linux
4 4 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.33%) Analytics
2 57 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (14.47%) Business Analysis
4 37 (11.64%) CRM
5 28 (8.81%) PRINCE2
6 25 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (7.55%) Campaign Management
8 22 (6.92%) E-Commerce
8 22 (6.92%) ETL
9 16 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (4.40%) ITIL
10 14 (4.40%) Project Planning
11 13 (4.09%) Service Management
12 12 (3.77%) GAP Analysis
13 11 (3.46%) Statistical Analysis
13 11 (3.46%) Marketing Strategy
14 10 (3.14%) Capacity Management
14 10 (3.14%) Web Usability
14 10 (3.14%) Business Development
14 10 (3.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 175 (55.03%) SQL
2 34 (10.69%) T-SQL
3 17 (5.35%) VBA
4 14 (4.40%) C#
5 10 (3.14%) Java
5 10 (3.14%) VB
6 8 (2.52%) C
7 6 (1.89%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.57%) PHP
9 1 (0.31%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.31%) AWK
9 1 (0.31%) VB6
9 1 (0.31%) Korn
9 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 87 (27.36%) Degree
2 23 (7.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 22 (6.92%) ISEB
4 13 (4.09%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.83%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.89%) QA
2 6 (1.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) P3O
Systems Management
1 10 (3.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (8.49%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.35%) Oracle
3 10 (3.14%) SolarWinds
4 9 (2.83%) F5
4 9 (2.83%) Splunk
4 9 (2.83%) Juniper
4 9 (2.83%) CheckPoint
5 7 (2.20%) Cognos
6 6 (1.89%) Sybase
6 6 (1.89%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.89%) Tableau
7 5 (1.57%) Citrix
7 5 (1.57%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (1.57%) Google
7 5 (1.57%) Dundas
8 3 (0.94%) Minitab
8 3 (0.94%) SmartFocus
9 2 (0.63%) ClickTale
9 2 (0.63%) Tealeaf
9 2 (0.63%) Teradata
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