The table below looks at the statistics for MDX 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 MDX over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 251 234 225
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Permanent jobs citing MDX 3 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.040% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.097% 0.39% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 17
Average salary £38,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £50,800 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £62,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
MDX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3086 3340 3558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.19% 49.45% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2652 2976 3187
Average salary £37,608 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MDX across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MDX
Salary Trend in the North West

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

MDX Salary Trend in the North West

MDX
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 MDX within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -24 2 £35,250 -38.69%
Cheshire -15 1 £40,000 -33.33%
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing MDX 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 MDX.

1 19 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 18 (94.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (78.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
3 15 (78.95%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (52.63%) T-SQL
6 9 (47.37%) Finance
7 8 (42.11%) ETL
8 7 (36.84%) Project Management
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 6 (31.58%) Degree
9 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
10 5 (26.32%) Refactoring
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (26.32%) Legal
10 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
10 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
10 5 (26.32%) C#
10 5 (26.32%) OLAP
10 5 (26.32%) WhereScape RED
11 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
12 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
12 3 (15.79%) Statistics
12 3 (15.79%) Dundas

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing MDX 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 MDX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (26.32%) OLAP
5 5 (26.32%) WhereScape RED
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.53%) Big Data
8 1 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (5.26%) QlikView
8 1 (5.26%) Data Mart
8 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
8 1 (5.26%) OLTP
8 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) ERwin
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Business Developer
4 3 (15.79%) MI Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Excel Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modeller
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
2 1 (5.26%) COM
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
3 3 (15.79%) Statistics
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (42.11%) ETL
3 7 (36.84%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Refactoring
4 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) Time Management
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.26%) TDD
8 1 (5.26%) ERP
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) T-SQL
3 5 (26.32%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Dundas
3 2 (10.53%) Tableau
4 1 (5.26%) Vertica
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com