Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 30 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 221 209 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.32% 7.42% 8.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.30% 17.15% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 142 137 164
Cheshire median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,525 £27,324 £20,725
90th Percentile £57,375 £75,250 £51,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -0.58% +14.00% -6.25%

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 1,145 1,219 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.09% 43.30% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 854 831 706
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £73,375 £65,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 +31 62 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Knutsford -5 44 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Crewe +12 16 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Wilmslow 0 16 £22,500 -16.85% 2
Macclesfield +28 15 £35,000 -9.68% 1
Chester -3 12 £40,000 -33.33% 5
Runcorn +4 8 £33,000 +3.13% 6
Nantwich -12 3 £27,500 +10.00%
Alderley Edge +10 2 - - 1
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 79 (35.75%) Problem-Solving
2 69 (31.22%) SQL
3 59 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (25.34%) Finance
5 42 (19.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 40 (18.10%) Risk Management
7 39 (17.65%) Banking
8 38 (17.19%) Law
9 37 (16.74%) Microsoft
9 37 (16.74%) Investment Banking
9 37 (16.74%) Wealth Management
10 36 (16.29%) Project Management
11 35 (15.84%) SQL Server
12 33 (14.93%) Data Analysis
13 31 (14.03%) Degree
14 27 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 26 (11.76%) Business Analysis
15 26 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 25 (11.31%) Java
17 24 (10.86%) Test Automation
17 24 (10.86%) Analytical Thinking
18 23 (10.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 22 (9.95%) T-SQL
19 22 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
20 21 (9.50%) C#
20 21 (9.50%) Retail
20 21 (9.50%) Self-Motivation
21 20 (9.05%) Microsoft Office
22 19 (8.60%) .NET

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 19 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.62%) Confluence
3 4 (1.81%) SAS
3 4 (1.81%) Sitefinity
4 3 (1.36%) IIS
4 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.90%) Apache
5 2 (0.90%) CICS
5 2 (0.90%) JBoss
5 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.45%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.45%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 42 (19.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (9.05%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (7.24%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Infor SunSystems
2 3 (1.36%) FastStats
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.90%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.26%) IaaS
3 3 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.90%) Office 365
5 1 (0.45%) AdWords
5 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.45%) Responsys
5 1 (0.45%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 9 (4.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 9 (4.07%) SSL
2 6 (2.71%) Firewall
2 6 (2.71%) WebEx
3 5 (2.26%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.26%) LAN
3 5 (2.26%) Network Security
3 5 (2.26%) SAN
3 5 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.26%) Unified Communications
3 5 (2.26%) VPN
3 5 (2.26%) Wireless
4 4 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.81%) DHCP
4 4 (1.81%) DNS
4 4 (1.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.81%) IP Telephony
4 4 (1.81%) MPLS
4 4 (1.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (10.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (6.33%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.88%) MySQL
6 12 (5.43%) Big Data
6 12 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.52%) Power BI
8 8 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.17%) QlikView
10 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.81%) MS Access
11 4 (1.81%) OLAP
11 4 (1.81%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (1.81%) SAP HANA
12 3 (1.36%) DB2
12 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
13 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.98%) JIRA
2 11 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.07%) Selenium
4 6 (2.71%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (2.26%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.81%) MSBuild
6 4 (1.81%) PHPUnit
6 4 (1.81%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.36%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.36%) Protractor
7 3 (1.36%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.90%) Gradle
8 2 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.45%) Maven
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
General
1 56 (25.34%) Finance
2 39 (17.65%) Banking
3 38 (17.19%) Law
4 37 (16.74%) Investment Banking
5 21 (9.50%) Retail
6 13 (5.88%) Retail Banking
7 12 (5.43%) Marketing
8 7 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.26%) Advertising
10 4 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.36%) Automotive
11 3 (1.36%) Back Office
12 2 (0.90%) Electronics
12 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.90%) Games
12 2 (0.90%) Legal
13 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 62 (28.05%) Analyst
2 38 (17.19%) Developer
3 17 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 17 (7.69%) DBA
4 16 (7.24%) Data Analyst
5 13 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (4.98%) Administrator
6 11 (4.98%) Project Manager
7 8 (3.62%) Junior
7 8 (3.62%) SQL DBA
8 7 (3.17%) .NET Developer
8 7 (3.17%) Senior Developer
8 7 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (2.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (2.71%) Cisco Specialist
9 6 (2.71%) Pricing Specialist
10 5 (2.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 5 (2.26%) Analytics Manager
10 5 (2.26%) Infrastructure Support
10 5 (2.26%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.60%) .NET
2 18 (8.14%) HTML
3 12 (5.43%) Web Services
4 11 (4.98%) HTML5
5 9 (4.07%) CSS
6 8 (3.62%) jQuery
6 8 (3.62%) REST
7 7 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (2.71%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.71%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.71%) RESTful
9 5 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.26%) Middleware
9 5 (2.26%) Spring
10 4 (1.81%) Behat
10 4 (1.81%) Vue.js
11 3 (1.36%) JSON
11 3 (1.36%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (1.36%) SAML
11 3 (1.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.50%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.52%) Fintech
5 9 (4.07%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.17%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.17%) Smart Meter
7 6 (2.71%) Smart Energy
7 6 (2.71%) User Experience
8 5 (2.26%) Clustering
9 4 (1.81%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.81%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.81%) PMI
9 4 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.81%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.36%) Marketing Technology
10 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.36%) PKI
10 3 (1.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.98%) Windows
2 9 (4.07%) Linux
3 6 (2.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.26%) Android
4 5 (2.26%) pSOS
4 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.81%) Unix
6 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.75%) Problem-Solving
2 59 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (18.10%) Risk Management
4 37 (16.74%) Wealth Management
5 36 (16.29%) Project Management
6 33 (14.93%) Data Analysis
7 26 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 24 (10.86%) Analytical Thinking
8 24 (10.86%) Test Automation
9 22 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (8.60%) High Availability
11 17 (7.69%) ITIL
12 16 (7.24%) Waterfall
13 15 (6.79%) Mentoring
14 14 (6.33%) Decision-Making
14 14 (6.33%) Presales
15 13 (5.88%) Mathematics
16 12 (5.43%) Analytics
16 12 (5.43%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 69 (31.22%) SQL
2 25 (11.31%) Java
3 22 (9.95%) T-SQL
4 21 (9.50%) C#
5 17 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.79%) PHP
7 8 (3.62%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.17%) Python
8 7 (3.17%) VBA
9 4 (1.81%) ABAP
9 4 (1.81%) C++
10 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.36%) C
10 3 (1.36%) ES6
10 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.36%) R
10 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.90%) JCL
11 2 (0.90%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.90%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (14.03%) Degree
2 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.17%) MCSE
4 6 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.81%) ISEB
5 4 (1.81%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.81%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.81%) PhD
5 4 (1.81%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.36%) CISSP
6 3 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.90%) CEH
7 2 (0.90%) CISA
7 2 (0.90%) CISM
7 2 (0.90%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.90%) MCP
7 2 (0.90%) MCSA
8 1 (0.45%) GCIH
8 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.69%) PMO
2 11 (4.98%) QA
3 4 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) Docker
3 1 (0.45%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (2.26%) AirWatch
1 5 (2.26%) Foglight
1 5 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (1.81%) SCCM
3 3 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.45%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 37 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.60%) Cisco
3 13 (5.88%) Oracle
4 11 (4.98%) HP
5 10 (4.52%) F5
5 10 (4.52%) SAP
5 10 (4.52%) Tableau
6 9 (4.07%) Blue Coat
7 8 (3.62%) Google
8 7 (3.17%) VMware
9 6 (2.71%) McAfee
10 5 (2.26%) Brocade
10 5 (2.26%) CommVault
10 5 (2.26%) NEC
10 5 (2.26%) NetApp
10 5 (2.26%) NetIQ
10 5 (2.26%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (2.26%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.26%) TippingPoint
11 4 (1.81%) Infoblox