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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 131 170 193
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +23
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 134 71 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.83% 1.06% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.31% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 121 57 62
Average salary £33,000 £31,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £56,500 £51,224
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
6063 5433 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.93% 81.00% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 4517 5597
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +55 104 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Cheshire -1 24 £37,500 +20.96%
Lancashire -2 5 £33,500 +28.84% 1
Merseyside -3 2 £41,250 +28.90% 1
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 191 (57.01%) SQL
2 175 (52.24%) Finance
3 126 (37.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 120 (35.82%) Business Intelligence
4 120 (35.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 112 (33.43%) SQL Server
6 96 (28.66%) CRM
7 94 (28.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 90 (26.87%) Analytical Skills
9 77 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (21.79%) Campaign Management
11 68 (20.30%) SharePoint
12 67 (20.00%) PowerPivot
13 63 (18.81%) Degree
13 63 (18.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 61 (18.21%) Analytics
15 51 (15.22%) Data Cleansing
16 47 (14.03%) Data Modelling
16 47 (14.03%) SAS
17 46 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
18 45 (13.43%) MS Excel
18 45 (13.43%) Data Mining
19 40 (11.94%) Mathematics
20 35 (10.45%) Microsoft
20 35 (10.45%) Business Analysis
21 34 (10.15%) Management Information System
22 33 (9.85%) Marketing
23 24 (7.16%) Statistics
24 21 (6.27%) VBA
24 21 (6.27%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 68 (20.30%) SharePoint
2 47 (14.03%) SAS
3 9 (2.69%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.39%) Lync
5 2 (0.60%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 67 (20.00%) PowerPivot
2 45 (13.43%) MS Excel
3 20 (5.97%) MS Office
4 16 (4.78%) MS Visio
5 15 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (2.99%) SPSS
7 8 (2.39%) FastStats
8 3 (0.90%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.60%) MS Project
10 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) SAP InfiniteInsight
1 3 (0.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.30%) SAP SEM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.58%) Firewall
2 10 (2.99%) Network Security
2 10 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.19%) SMS
4 2 (0.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (37.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 120 (35.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 112 (33.43%) SQL Server
4 94 (28.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 63 (18.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
7 45 (13.43%) Data Mining
8 20 (5.97%) Big Data
9 15 (4.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 11 (3.28%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (2.99%) QlikView
12 8 (2.39%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.09%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (1.19%) MS Access
15 3 (0.90%) DB2
15 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 2 (0.60%) Text Mining
16 2 (0.60%) JasperReports
16 2 (0.60%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Visual Studio
1 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.30%) Subversion
3 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 175 (52.24%) Finance
2 33 (9.85%) Marketing
3 21 (6.27%) Banking
4 13 (3.88%) Law
5 11 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.99%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.69%) Retail
8 8 (2.39%) French Language
8 8 (2.39%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 192 (57.31%) Analyst
2 83 (24.78%) Developer
3 66 (19.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 56 (16.72%) Business Analyst
5 43 (12.84%) Senior Analyst
6 38 (11.34%) Data Analyst
6 38 (11.34%) MI Analyst
7 29 (8.66%) Senior Developer
8 28 (8.36%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 22 (6.57%) Report Analyst
10 21 (6.27%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 21 (6.27%) Financial Business Analyst
11 20 (5.97%) CRM Analyst
12 15 (4.48%) Insight Analyst
13 13 (3.88%) Security Analyst
14 11 (3.28%) Consultant
15 10 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 10 (2.99%) Senior Security Analyst
15 10 (2.99%) Security Advisor
16 9 (2.69%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.39%) .NET
2 7 (2.09%) XML
3 4 (1.19%) HTML
4 1 (0.30%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.30%) CSS
4 1 (0.30%) SOAP
4 1 (0.30%) Web Services
4 1 (0.30%) XSLT
4 1 (0.30%) FIXML
4 1 (0.30%) FpML
4 1 (0.30%) WinForms
4 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 90 (26.87%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (11.94%) Mathematics
3 34 (10.15%) Management Information System
4 24 (7.16%) Statistics
5 21 (6.27%) Economics
6 18 (5.37%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.28%) Credit Risk
7 11 (3.28%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.99%) User Experience
9 9 (2.69%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.49%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.49%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.19%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.90%) Social Media
13 2 (0.60%) FMCG
13 2 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
14 1 (0.30%) Derivative
14 1 (0.30%) Artificial Intelligence
14 1 (0.30%) SWIFT
14 1 (0.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.67%) Windows
2 10 (2.99%) Linux
2 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (0.90%) UNIX
4 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.30%) Solaris
5 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (35.82%) Business Intelligence
2 96 (28.66%) CRM
3 77 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (21.79%) Campaign Management
5 61 (18.21%) Analytics
6 51 (15.22%) Data Cleansing
7 47 (14.03%) Data Modelling
8 35 (10.45%) Business Analysis
9 17 (5.07%) PRINCE2
10 15 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (4.18%) Project Management
11 14 (4.18%) E-Commerce
11 14 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (3.88%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (3.58%) Data Analytics
14 11 (3.28%) ETL
15 10 (2.99%) Service Management
15 10 (2.99%) Statistical Analysis
15 10 (2.99%) Web Design
15 10 (2.99%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 191 (57.01%) SQL
2 21 (6.27%) VBA
3 16 (4.78%) T-SQL
4 13 (3.88%) Java
5 10 (2.99%) VB
6 9 (2.69%) C#
7 8 (2.39%) C
8 3 (0.90%) Python
8 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.60%) Scala
9 2 (0.60%) R
9 2 (0.60%) C++
10 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.30%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.30%) AWK
10 1 (0.30%) VB6
10 1 (0.30%) Korn
10 1 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 63 (18.81%) Degree
2 17 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.28%) ISEB
4 7 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.49%) CISA
5 5 (1.49%) CISSP
5 5 (1.49%) CRISC
6 2 (0.60%) PhD
6 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) MCSD
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (2.99%) QA
2 6 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 35 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.37%) Oracle
2 18 (5.37%) Business Objects
3 11 (3.28%) Cognos
4 10 (2.99%) CheckPoint
4 10 (2.99%) Juniper
4 10 (2.99%) F5
4 10 (2.99%) Splunk
5 6 (1.79%) Minitab
6 5 (1.49%) SmartFocus
7 4 (1.19%) Google
8 3 (0.90%) SolarWinds
8 3 (0.90%) Teradata
8 3 (0.90%) Sybase
8 3 (0.90%) ClickTale
8 3 (0.90%) Tealeaf
9 2 (0.60%) Informatica
9 2 (0.60%) NCR
9 2 (0.60%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.60%) VMware
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