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 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
Data Analysis
Rank 101 184 193
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +9
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 179 61 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.39% 0.91% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 1.14% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 163 50 50
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,500 £49,979
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
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
6282 5366 5625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.01% 80.17% 79.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5289 4523 4858
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 £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 October 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 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
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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 +62 128 £32,500 -7.14% 15
Cheshire +15 37 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Lancashire - 8 £31,500 - 2
Merseyside +14 4 £33,250 +3.90% 2
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 199 (56.21%) SQL
2 189 (53.39%) Finance
3 123 (34.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 119 (33.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 113 (31.92%) SQL Server
6 104 (29.38%) Business Intelligence
7 89 (25.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 83 (23.45%) CRM
9 70 (19.77%) Degree
10 66 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
11 65 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
12 61 (17.23%) Campaign Management
13 58 (16.38%) SharePoint
13 58 (16.38%) Analytics
14 55 (15.54%) PowerPivot
14 55 (15.54%) SAS
15 53 (14.97%) Data Warehouse
16 50 (14.12%) MS Excel
16 50 (14.12%) SQL Server 2008
17 47 (13.28%) Business Analysis
18 43 (12.15%) Data Mining
19 41 (11.58%) Mathematics
20 37 (10.45%) Data Cleansing
21 36 (10.17%) Marketing
22 34 (9.60%) Data Modelling
23 32 (9.04%) Microsoft
24 31 (8.76%) PRINCE2
25 29 (8.19%) Management Information System
26 27 (7.63%) Statistics
27 25 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Certification

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 58 (16.38%) SharePoint
2 55 (15.54%) SAS
3 13 (3.67%) Lync
4 9 (2.54%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.98%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 55 (15.54%) PowerPivot
2 50 (14.12%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (4.24%) MS Office
5 10 (2.82%) SPSS
6 7 (1.98%) FastStats
7 6 (1.69%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.56%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.28%) SAP SEM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.39%) Firewall
2 10 (2.82%) Network Security
2 10 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.13%) SMS
4 2 (0.56%) HTTP
4 2 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (34.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 119 (33.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 113 (31.92%) SQL Server
4 89 (25.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 53 (14.97%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (14.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 43 (12.15%) Data Mining
8 18 (5.08%) Big Data
9 11 (3.11%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.82%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 10 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (2.82%) QlikView
11 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.41%) DB2
13 4 (1.13%) OLAP
13 4 (1.13%) MS Access
13 4 (1.13%) JasperReports
13 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.26%) Visual Studio
1 8 (2.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 189 (53.39%) Finance
2 36 (10.17%) Marketing
3 24 (6.78%) Retail
4 20 (5.65%) Banking
5 11 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.82%) Law
7 8 (2.26%) French Language
7 8 (2.26%) Spanish Language
8 6 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 223 (62.99%) Analyst
2 78 (22.03%) Developer
3 76 (21.47%) Business Analyst
4 59 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 55 (15.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 45 (12.71%) Data Analyst
7 35 (9.89%) MI Analyst
8 26 (7.34%) Financial Business Analyst
8 26 (7.34%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 23 (6.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 23 (6.50%) Senior Developer
10 20 (5.65%) CRM Analyst
11 18 (5.08%) Report Analyst
12 17 (4.80%) Insight Analyst
13 15 (4.24%) Strategy Analyst
13 15 (4.24%) Senior Business Analyst
14 14 (3.95%) Consultant
15 13 (3.67%) Security Analyst
16 12 (3.39%) Project Manager
17 11 (3.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.52%) .NET
2 8 (2.26%) XML
3 4 (1.13%) Web Services
3 4 (1.13%) WinForms
3 4 (1.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.56%) MDX
5 1 (0.28%) HTML
5 1 (0.28%) XSLT
5 1 (0.28%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.28%) CSS
5 1 (0.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (11.58%) Mathematics
3 29 (8.19%) Management Information System
4 27 (7.63%) Statistics
5 22 (6.21%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.80%) Economics
7 11 (3.11%) Credit Risk
8 10 (2.82%) User Experience
8 10 (2.82%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.26%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.41%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.41%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.41%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.13%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.56%) Social Media
12 2 (0.56%) FMCG
13 1 (0.28%) Open Source
13 1 (0.28%) Artificial Intelligence
13 1 (0.28%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.78%) Windows
2 10 (2.82%) Linux
2 10 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.13%) UNIX
3 4 (1.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (29.38%) Business Intelligence
2 83 (23.45%) CRM
3 65 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (17.23%) Campaign Management
5 58 (16.38%) Analytics
6 47 (13.28%) Business Analysis
7 37 (10.45%) Data Cleansing
8 34 (9.60%) Data Modelling
9 31 (8.76%) PRINCE2
10 17 (4.80%) E-Commerce
11 16 (4.52%) ETL
12 14 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (3.95%) Coaching
13 13 (3.67%) ITIL
13 13 (3.67%) Service Management
13 13 (3.67%) GAP Analysis
13 13 (3.67%) Statistical Analysis
14 12 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (3.39%) Project Planning
15 11 (3.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 199 (56.21%) SQL
2 24 (6.78%) T-SQL
3 22 (6.21%) VBA
4 15 (4.24%) Java
5 12 (3.39%) C#
6 10 (2.82%) VB
7 8 (2.26%) C
8 5 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.56%) Python
10 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.28%) AWK
10 1 (0.28%) VB6
10 1 (0.28%) Korn
10 1 (0.28%) XPath
10 1 (0.28%) Scala
10 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.28%) R
10 1 (0.28%) C++
10 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (19.77%) Degree
2 25 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 17 (4.80%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.52%) ISEB
5 9 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.41%) CISSP
6 5 (1.41%) CRISC
6 5 (1.41%) CISA
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.28%) MCSD
7 1 (0.28%) PhD
7 1 (0.28%) PMP
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.11%) QA
2 10 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.69%) SLA
3 6 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) P3O
Systems Management
1 10 (2.82%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (9.04%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.21%) Oracle
3 17 (4.80%) Business Objects
4 11 (3.11%) Cognos
5 10 (2.82%) Juniper
5 10 (2.82%) CheckPoint
5 10 (2.82%) SolarWinds
5 10 (2.82%) F5
5 10 (2.82%) Splunk
6 5 (1.41%) SmartFocus
6 5 (1.41%) Minitab
6 5 (1.41%) Citrix
6 5 (1.41%) Sybase
7 4 (1.13%) Google
8 3 (0.85%) ClickTale
8 3 (0.85%) Tealeaf
9 2 (0.56%) VMware
9 2 (0.56%) Dundas
9 2 (0.56%) Cisco
9 2 (0.56%) Teradata
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