The table below looks at the statistics for FastStats 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 FastStats 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
Apteco FastStats
Rank 249 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.041% - -
As % of the Applications category 0.25% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -20.58%
FastStats
England

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

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1216 917 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.63% 13.67% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 794 1025
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

FastStats
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FastStats across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

FastStats Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

FastStats
Salary Trend in the North West

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

FastStats Salary Trend in the North West

FastStats
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 FastStats 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
(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
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -
FastStats
England

FastStats
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 FastStats 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 FastStats.

1 19 (100.00%) Marketing
2 16 (84.21%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (57.89%) CRM
3 11 (57.89%) SMS
3 11 (57.89%) Retail
3 11 (57.89%) Online Marketing
3 11 (57.89%) Campaign Management
4 8 (42.11%) SAS
4 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (42.11%) SPSS
4 8 (42.11%) Data Analysis
4 8 (42.11%) Statistics
4 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
4 8 (42.11%) Statistical Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) MS Office
5 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) CHAID
5 5 (26.32%) Minitab
5 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (26.32%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Electronic Design Automation
5 5 (26.32%) Cluster Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Predictive Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) SmartFocus
5 5 (26.32%) Lync

FastStats
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 FastStats 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 FastStats. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) SAS
2 5 (26.32%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) SPSS
2 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (100.00%) Marketing
2 11 (57.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) CRM Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Insight Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (42.11%) Statistics
2 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.79%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) CRM
1 11 (57.89%) Online Marketing
1 11 (57.89%) Campaign Management
2 8 (42.11%) Statistical Modelling
2 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (42.11%) Data Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Electronic Design Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Cluster Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) CHAID
3 5 (26.32%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
1 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) Minitab
1 5 (26.32%) SmartFocus