The table below looks at the statistics for Market Research 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 Market Research over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Research
Rank 230 245 253
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Market Research 14 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.057% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.069% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Average salary £30,000 £58,052 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.32% +123.27%
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +28.57%
Market Research
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5364 5776 5909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.81% 82.26% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4649 4895
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Market Research
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Market Research across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Market Research Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Market Research
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Market Research Salary Trend in the North West

Market Research
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Market Research across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Market Research Salary Histogram in the North West

Market Research
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 Market Research within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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 - 12 £32,500 -
Manchester +1 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £22,500 -
Market Research
England

Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Market Research 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 Market Research.

1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (48.57%) Degree
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (37.14%) Finance
3 12 (34.29%) Apple iOS
4 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.71%) SEO
6 9 (25.71%) Android
6 9 (25.71%) Data Analysis
7 8 (22.86%) Ajax
7 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (22.86%) jQuery
7 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
7 8 (22.86%) Entity Framework
7 8 (22.86%) HTML5
7 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
7 8 (22.86%) CSS
7 8 (22.86%) HTML
7 8 (22.86%) .NET
7 8 (22.86%) N-Tier
7 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
7 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.86%) Mobile Development
8 7 (20.00%) People Management
8 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (20.00%) C#
8 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Market Research 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 Market Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.86%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
1 3 (8.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 6 (17.14%) Selenium
2 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
2 6 (17.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Publishing
3 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Commercial Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Commercial Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Junior Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Tester
7 3 (8.57%) Junior
7 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) iOS Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Mac Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Automation Tester
7 3 (8.57%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Ajax
1 8 (22.86%) jQuery
1 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
1 8 (22.86%) Entity Framework
1 8 (22.86%) HTML5
1 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
1 8 (22.86%) CSS
1 8 (22.86%) HTML
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) RESTful
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.86%) N-Tier
3 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.57%) Psychology
4 3 (8.57%) Life Science
4 3 (8.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Apple iOS
2 9 (25.71%) Android
3 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (25.71%) SEO
3 9 (25.71%) Data Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Mobile Development
5 7 (20.00%) People Management
5 7 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 7 (20.00%) Network Planning
6 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
6 6 (17.14%) Web Testing
6 6 (17.14%) User Stories
6 6 (17.14%) OO
6 6 (17.14%) Automation Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Web Development
7 4 (11.43%) Business Development
7 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
8 3 (8.57%) UML
8 3 (8.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (17.14%) Objective-C
5 3 (8.57%) Apple Swift
5 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) MBA
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Apple
3 3 (8.57%) Xamarin
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Coremetrics