The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apteco FastStats
Rank 244 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 12 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% - -
As % of the Applications category 1.11% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1081 1012 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.05% 13.79% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 861 854 859
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £49,550
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
FastStats
England

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FastStats across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

FastStats Salary Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 11 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £21,000 -
FastStats
England

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) MySQL
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) Crystal Reports
1 11 (91.67%) Business Objects
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
1 11 (91.67%) UNIX
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Workflow
1 11 (91.67%) Problem Management
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL V2
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (83.33%) Pentaho
2 10 (83.33%) Liferay
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) J2EE
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) SAS
3 1 (8.33%) SPSS
3 1 (8.33%) Minitab
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) SmartFocus

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (83.33%) Liferay
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) MySQL
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (83.33%) Pentaho
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Support Engineer
1 11 (91.67%) Applications Support
1 11 (91.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) J2EE
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) UNIX
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
1 11 (91.67%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Workflow
1 11 (91.67%) Problem Management
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL V2
2 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) PHP
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Business Objects
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Minitab
3 1 (8.33%) SmartFocus
North West
Experis IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + standby allowance + pension
Posted: 4 days ago