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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apteco FastStats
Rank 242 236 251
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 16 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.044% 0.014%
As % of the Applications category 1.34% 0.29% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £22,000 £30,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.45% +11.81%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £33,750 £29,750
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +13.44%
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
1192 1043 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.25% 15.15% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 981 853 949
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,650 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 15 September 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
Manchester -4 11 - -
Cheshire -11 5 £22,000 -16.98% 1
FastStats
England

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 18 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) Marketing
3 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 15 (53.57%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (39.29%) SMS
5 11 (39.29%) CRM
5 11 (39.29%) Windows
5 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) MySQL
5 11 (39.29%) Retail
5 11 (39.29%) Online Marketing
5 11 (39.29%) Campaign Management
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
6 10 (35.71%) Pentaho
6 10 (35.71%) Liferay
6 10 (35.71%) ITIL V2
6 10 (35.71%) Workflow
6 10 (35.71%) Problem Management
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
6 10 (35.71%) Java
6 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 10 (35.71%) PHP
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (35.71%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (35.71%) Business Objects
6 10 (35.71%) ITIL
6 10 (35.71%) UNIX

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 10 (35.71%) Liferay
2 6 (21.43%) SAS
3 5 (17.86%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) SPSS
2 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (39.29%) MySQL
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (35.71%) Pentaho
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
3 10 (35.71%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 17 (60.71%) Marketing
2 11 (39.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) CRM Manager
2 10 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Applications Support
2 10 (35.71%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Insight Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
1 10 (35.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Statistics
2 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (39.29%) CRM
2 11 (39.29%) Online Marketing
2 11 (39.29%) Campaign Management
3 10 (35.71%) Problem Management
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL V2
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) Workflow
4 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Electronic Design Automation
4 5 (17.86%) CHAID
4 5 (17.86%) Statistical Modelling
4 5 (17.86%) Cluster Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Predictive Modelling
4 5 (17.86%) Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) PHP
3 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
1 10 (35.71%) Business Objects
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Minitab
2 5 (17.86%) SmartFocus
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
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