The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Specialist
Rank - 258 234
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.013% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.014% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,163 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -19.67%
Information Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6406 7073 6487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.55% 94.76% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5333 5773 5586
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Information Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Specialist in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Information Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Information Specialist
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Information Specialist in their job title 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 with Information Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) InterSystems
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) HL7
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) XACML
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Information Specialist in their job title 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 with Information Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) HL7
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) InterSystems