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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 92 169 188
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +19
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 196 76 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.61% 1.13% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 1.41% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 170 64 53
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,575 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
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
6302 5407 5759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.89% 80.25% 79.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5285 4536 4958
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 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 20 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 +57 135 £32,500 -13.33% 16
Cheshire +11 46 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Lancashire - 8 £31,500 - 1
Merseyside +10 4 £33,250 +5.43% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 201 (56.15%) SQL
2 192 (53.63%) Finance
3 121 (33.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 118 (32.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 114 (31.84%) SQL Server
6 100 (27.93%) Business Intelligence
7 87 (24.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 77 (21.51%) CRM
9 74 (20.67%) Degree
10 66 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
11 61 (17.04%) Analytics
11 61 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
12 56 (15.64%) SAS
12 56 (15.64%) Campaign Management
13 54 (15.08%) MS Excel
14 53 (14.80%) SharePoint
14 53 (14.80%) Data Warehouse
15 50 (13.97%) PowerPivot
16 47 (13.13%) Business Analysis
17 46 (12.85%) SQL Server 2008
18 42 (11.73%) Data Mining
19 41 (11.45%) Mathematics
20 37 (10.34%) Marketing
21 34 (9.50%) Microsoft
22 32 (8.94%) Data Cleansing
23 31 (8.66%) PRINCE2
24 30 (8.38%) Data Modelling
25 28 (7.82%) Management Information System
25 28 (7.82%) Statistics
26 26 (7.26%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 56 (15.64%) SAS
2 53 (14.80%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.63%) Lync
4 9 (2.51%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.96%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 54 (15.08%) MS Excel
2 50 (13.97%) PowerPivot
3 17 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (4.47%) MS Office
5 9 (2.51%) SPSS
6 6 (1.68%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.68%) FastStats
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.28%) SAP SEM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.35%) Firewall
2 10 (2.79%) Network Security
2 10 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.12%) SMS
4 3 (0.84%) HTTP
5 2 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (33.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 118 (32.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 114 (31.84%) SQL Server
4 87 (24.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 53 (14.80%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (12.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 42 (11.73%) Data Mining
8 18 (5.03%) Big Data
9 12 (3.35%) Relational Database
10 11 (3.07%) QlikView
11 10 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (2.79%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.40%) DB2
14 5 (1.40%) OLAP
15 4 (1.12%) MS Access
15 4 (1.12%) JasperReports
15 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.23%) Visual Studio
1 8 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 192 (53.63%) Finance
2 37 (10.34%) Marketing
3 24 (6.70%) Retail
4 20 (5.59%) Banking
5 11 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.79%) Law
7 8 (2.23%) French Language
7 8 (2.23%) Spanish Language
8 7 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.40%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 231 (64.53%) Analyst
2 79 (22.07%) Business Analyst
3 78 (21.79%) Developer
4 59 (16.48%) Senior Analyst
5 52 (14.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 46 (12.85%) Data Analyst
7 37 (10.34%) MI Analyst
8 28 (7.82%) Financial Business Analyst
8 28 (7.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 21 (5.87%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 21 (5.87%) Senior Developer
10 20 (5.59%) CRM Analyst
11 18 (5.03%) Insight Analyst
11 18 (5.03%) Report Analyst
12 15 (4.19%) Senior Business Analyst
12 15 (4.19%) Strategy Analyst
13 14 (3.91%) Consultant
14 13 (3.63%) Security Analyst
14 13 (3.63%) SQL Developer
15 12 (3.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.75%) .NET
2 8 (2.23%) XML
3 4 (1.12%) Web Services
3 4 (1.12%) WinForms
3 4 (1.12%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.84%) MDX
5 1 (0.28%) Symfony
5 1 (0.28%) HTML
5 1 (0.28%) XSLT
5 1 (0.28%) LAMP
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 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (11.45%) Mathematics
3 28 (7.82%) Management Information System
3 28 (7.82%) Statistics
4 25 (6.98%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.75%) Economics
6 11 (3.07%) Credit Risk
7 10 (2.79%) User Experience
7 10 (2.79%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.23%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.96%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.40%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.40%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.56%) FMCG
12 2 (0.56%) Open Source
12 2 (0.56%) Social Media
13 1 (0.28%) NHS
13 1 (0.28%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.26%) Windows
2 10 (2.79%) Linux
2 10 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.12%) UNIX
3 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (27.93%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (21.51%) CRM
3 61 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (17.04%) Analytics
4 56 (15.64%) Campaign Management
5 47 (13.13%) Business Analysis
6 32 (8.94%) Data Cleansing
7 31 (8.66%) PRINCE2
8 30 (8.38%) Data Modelling
9 17 (4.75%) ETL
9 17 (4.75%) E-Commerce
10 14 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (3.91%) Coaching
11 13 (3.63%) ITIL
11 13 (3.63%) Service Management
11 13 (3.63%) GAP Analysis
11 13 (3.63%) Statistical Analysis
12 12 (3.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (3.35%) Project Planning
13 11 (3.07%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 201 (56.15%) SQL
2 26 (7.26%) T-SQL
3 22 (6.15%) VBA
4 16 (4.47%) Java
5 13 (3.63%) C#
6 10 (2.79%) VB
7 8 (2.23%) C
8 5 (1.40%) 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%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.28%) C++
10 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 74 (20.67%) Degree
2 25 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 18 (5.03%) ISEB
4 17 (4.75%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.51%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.40%) CISSP
6 5 (1.40%) CRISC
6 5 (1.40%) CISA
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MCSD
8 1 (0.28%) PhD
8 1 (0.28%) PMP
8 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.07%) QA
2 10 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.68%) SLA
4 5 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) P3O
Systems Management
1 10 (2.79%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (9.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.15%) Oracle
3 17 (4.75%) Business Objects
4 12 (3.35%) Cognos
5 10 (2.79%) Juniper
5 10 (2.79%) CheckPoint
5 10 (2.79%) SolarWinds
5 10 (2.79%) F5
5 10 (2.79%) Splunk
6 5 (1.40%) SmartFocus
6 5 (1.40%) Minitab
6 5 (1.40%) Citrix
6 5 (1.40%) Sybase
7 4 (1.12%) Google
8 3 (0.84%) Dundas
8 3 (0.84%) ClickTale
8 3 (0.84%) Tealeaf
9 2 (0.56%) VMware
9 2 (0.56%) Cisco
9 2 (0.56%) Teradata
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