The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tandem
Rank 243 222 204
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -18
Permanent jobs citing Tandem 18 22 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.32% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.02% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 29
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Tandem
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
2411 2161 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.54% 31.52% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1884 1787 1957
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Tandem
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Tandem Salary Trend in the North West

Tandem
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tandem across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Tandem Salary Histogram in the North West

Tandem
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 Tandem within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 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
(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 -16 8 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Manchester +1 5 £50,000 -20.00%
Merseyside - 5 £50,000 -
Tandem
England

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Tandem 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 Tandem.

1 23 (60.53%) .NET
2 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (57.89%) WCF
3 19 (50.00%) C#
3 19 (50.00%) Java
4 18 (47.37%) Project Management
4 18 (47.37%) WPF
4 18 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
4 18 (47.37%) .NET Framework
4 18 (47.37%) Software Architecture
5 10 (26.32%) Windows
6 8 (21.05%) Mainframe
6 8 (21.05%) UNIX
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.79%) IBM
7 6 (15.79%) Banking
7 6 (15.79%) Cryptography
7 6 (15.79%) Information Security
7 6 (15.79%) ArcSight
7 6 (15.79%) SIEM
7 6 (15.79%) Cyber Security
7 6 (15.79%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
9 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
9 4 (10.53%) Retail
9 4 (10.53%) TDD
9 4 (10.53%) MVC
9 4 (10.53%) GIS

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Tandem 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 Tandem. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Lync
2 1 (2.63%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) NUnit
1 3 (7.89%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (15.79%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Architect
2 14 (36.84%) Technical Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX Support
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Security Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Information Manager
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (2.63%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) .NET
2 22 (57.89%) WCF
3 18 (47.37%) WPF
3 18 (47.37%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.89%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (7.89%) NHibernate
5 3 (7.89%) MonoRail
6 1 (2.63%) Ninject
6 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Mainframe
2 6 (15.79%) Cryptography
2 6 (15.79%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (10.53%) GIS
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) AIX
3 2 (5.26%) HPUX
3 2 (5.26%) Solaris
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
2 18 (47.37%) Software Architecture
2 18 (47.37%) Project Management
3 6 (15.79%) Information Security
3 6 (15.79%) SIEM
3 6 (15.79%) Cyber Security
4 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
5 4 (10.53%) TDD
5 4 (10.53%) MVC
5 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
6 3 (7.89%) Scrum
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Release Management
8 1 (2.63%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (2.63%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.63%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C#
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) VB
2 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) VBScript
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) CCNP
1 3 (7.89%) CCNA
1 3 (7.89%) CISSP
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.89%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) IBM
2 6 (15.79%) ArcSight
3 3 (7.89%) Sun
4 2 (5.26%) Sophos
4 2 (5.26%) Axway
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