Period
to 24 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 26 29
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 108 186 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.63% 8.75% 7.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.14% 19.72% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 69 110 176
Cheshire median annual salary £32,500 £45,923 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.23% +2.05% +20.00%
10th Percentile £16,500 £27,500 £29,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,875 £66,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% -2.22% +12.50%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 630 943 1,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 38.70% 44.38% 39.70%
Number of salaries quoted 451 688 891
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £73,750 £70,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Cheshire

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in Cheshire

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in Cheshire

Analytical Skills
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -6 30 £32,500 -26.14% 14
Chester +3 15 £57,500 +53.33% 6
Runcorn +1 15 £39,000 +30.00% 1
Ellesmere Port - 9 £17,000 - 1
Macclesfield -5 8 £40,000 +39.13%
Nantwich +3 3 £65,000 +85.71%
Daresbury +8 1 £31,500 +14.55%
Wilmslow -2 1 £65,000 +66.67% 1
Knutsford -8 1 - - 1
Crewe -22 1 £37,500 -28.57% 6
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, IT jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 66 (61.11%) Problem-Solving
2 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
3 31 (28.70%) SQL
4 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (22.22%) Windows
6 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
7 21 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (19.44%) SDLC
8 19 (17.59%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (17.59%) Project Management
8 19 (17.59%) .NET
8 19 (17.59%) C#
9 18 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 18 (16.67%) Degree
10 17 (15.74%) HTML
10 17 (15.74%) CSS
11 16 (14.81%) Decision-Making
12 15 (13.89%) Office 365
12 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET
12 15 (13.89%) T-SQL
13 14 (12.96%) VMware
13 14 (12.96%) ITIL
13 14 (12.96%) jQuery
13 14 (12.96%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (12.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 13 (12.04%) Xamarin
14 13 (12.04%) Apple iOS
14 13 (12.04%) Process Improvement
14 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
14 13 (12.04%) LINQ

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.85%) Confluence
1 2 (1.85%) SAS
2 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.93%) IBM Domino
2 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.85%) SPSS
5 1 (0.93%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.93%) FastStats
2 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.89%) Office 365
2 13 (12.04%) SaaS
3 11 (10.19%) Azure
4 8 (7.41%) AWS
5 4 (3.70%) Google Analytics
5 4 (3.70%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.93%) AdWords
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.93%) GCP
7 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) LAN
1 8 (7.41%) WAN
2 7 (6.48%) Internet
3 6 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 3 (2.78%) Firewall
5 2 (1.85%) VoIP
5 2 (1.85%) Wireless
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.93%) MPLS
6 1 (0.93%) PBX
6 1 (0.93%) SAN
6 1 (0.93%) Skype
6 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.63%) MySQL
4 4 (3.70%) MariaDB
4 4 (3.70%) Power BI
5 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) Looker
7 1 (0.93%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.93%) QlikView
7 1 (0.93%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (12.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 13 (12.04%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.63%) JIRA
4 4 (3.70%) Subversion
5 2 (1.85%) ERwin
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.93%) Spinnaker
General
1 8 (7.41%) Retail
2 7 (6.48%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Marketing
3 6 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.78%) Advertising
5 2 (1.85%) German Language
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
5 2 (1.85%) Military
5 2 (1.85%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (20.37%) Developer
2 15 (13.89%) Analyst
2 15 (13.89%) Software Developer
3 9 (8.33%) Administrator
3 9 (8.33%) IT Administrator
4 7 (6.48%) IT Manager
5 6 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
5 6 (5.56%) IT Operations Manager
5 6 (5.56%) Operations Manager
6 5 (4.63%) Coordinator
6 5 (4.63%) Head of Support
6 5 (4.63%) Help Desk Coordinator
6 5 (4.63%) Integration Tester
6 5 (4.63%) Tester
7 4 (3.70%) Architect
7 4 (3.70%) Head of IT
7 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (3.70%) IT Support
7 4 (3.70%) PHP Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.59%) .NET
2 17 (15.74%) CSS
2 17 (15.74%) HTML
3 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET
4 14 (12.96%) jQuery
5 13 (12.04%) LINQ
5 13 (12.04%) Web Services
6 9 (8.33%) SailPoint
7 4 (3.70%) HTML5
8 3 (2.78%) Laravel
9 1 (0.93%) Apache NiFi
9 1 (0.93%) CGI
9 1 (0.93%) J2EE
9 1 (0.93%) LDAP
9 1 (0.93%) Node.js
9 1 (0.93%) PySpark
9 1 (0.93%) React
9 1 (0.93%) Sensu
9 1 (0.93%) SOAP
9 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.56%) Wiki
3 5 (4.63%) FMCG
4 4 (3.70%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (2.78%) Blog
5 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.85%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.85%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.22%) Windows
2 13 (12.04%) Android
2 13 (12.04%) Apple iOS
3 12 (11.11%) Unix
4 10 (9.26%) Linux
5 9 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 9 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.56%) HPUX
7 5 (4.63%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (61.11%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.44%) SDLC
4 19 (17.59%) Project Management
5 16 (14.81%) Decision-Making
6 14 (12.96%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (12.96%) ITIL
7 13 (12.04%) Process Improvement
7 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
8 12 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 11 (10.19%) Analytical Thinking
9 11 (10.19%) Mathematics
9 11 (10.19%) Procure-to-Pay
10 9 (8.33%) Matrix Management
10 9 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
10 9 (8.33%) Service Management
11 8 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.41%) CRM
11 8 (7.41%) ERP
12 7 (6.48%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.70%) SQL
2 19 (17.59%) C#
3 18 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.89%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.26%) Python
6 6 (5.56%) Java
7 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.70%) PHP
9 3 (2.78%) R
10 2 (1.85%) C
10 2 (1.85%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) COBOL
11 1 (0.93%) Go
11 1 (0.93%) Groovy
11 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.93%) Perl
11 1 (0.93%) Ruby
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (16.67%) Degree
3 7 (6.48%) MCITP
3 7 (6.48%) MCSA
4 6 (5.56%) A+ Certification
5 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.85%) GCFA
7 2 (1.85%) GCFE
7 2 (1.85%) GREM
7 2 (1.85%) SANS
7 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) CCNP
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.93%) CISSP
8 1 (0.93%) CSPO
8 1 (0.93%) ISEB
8 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.93%) MCP
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) GDPR
1 7 (6.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.56%) COBIT
2 6 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) Docker
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.93%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.96%) VMware
3 13 (12.04%) Xamarin
4 12 (11.11%) Oracle
4 12 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (8.33%) BeyondTrust
5 9 (8.33%) Citrix
5 9 (8.33%) CyberArk
5 9 (8.33%) Okta
6 8 (7.41%) Cisco
7 5 (4.63%) Google
8 3 (2.78%) Facebook
9 2 (1.85%) Instagram
9 2 (1.85%) Mitel
9 2 (1.85%) Tableau
10 1 (0.93%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (0.93%) Arqiva
10 1 (0.93%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.93%) Synology