The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatics
Rank 243 226 242
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing Informatics 13 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.61% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 10
Average salary £35,000 £41,582 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.82% -24.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.50%
Informatics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2412 2133 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.63% 31.50% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 1763 1957
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Informatics
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Informatics Salary Trend in the North West

Informatics
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Informatics Salary Histogram in the North West

Informatics
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 Informatics within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 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
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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 -12 10 £35,000 -18.91% 1
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Informatics 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 Informatics.

1 25 (89.29%) NHS
2 18 (64.29%) Project Management
3 13 (46.43%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
5 10 (35.71%) .NET
5 10 (35.71%) Java
5 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 9 (32.14%) Internet
6 9 (32.14%) jQuery
7 8 (28.57%) PHP
8 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 6 (21.43%) SOA
8 6 (21.43%) Law
8 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
10 4 (14.29%) Health Informatics
10 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 3 (10.71%) CSS
11 3 (10.71%) Oracle
11 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
11 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (10.71%) WCF
11 3 (10.71%) WF
11 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Informatics 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 Informatics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SPSS
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (7.14%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 2 (7.14%) Big Data
2 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.14%) Spotfire
2 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.14%) PowerCenter
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) QlikView
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (21.43%) Law
2 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Software Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Implementation Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Healthcare Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) NHS Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Deployment Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Engagement Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Information Governance Manager
7 1 (3.57%) NHS Information Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) jQuery
3 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) WCF
5 3 (10.71%) WF
5 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (10.71%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (89.29%) NHS
2 4 (14.29%) Health Informatics
3 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.14%) Taxonomies
3 2 (7.14%) Life Science
4 1 (3.57%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Project Management
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) SOA
3 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (10.71%) Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Master Data Management
5 2 (7.14%) MapReduce
5 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (7.14%) Information Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) System Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Competitive Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Data Management
5 2 (7.14%) DRM
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) PHP
4 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Hyperion
2 2 (7.14%) Informatica
2 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft