Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 26 17
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 238 226 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.16% 8.29% 8.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.97% 18.80% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 152 126 175
Cheshire median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £23,875 £27,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,625 £51,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -5.06%

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 1,192 1,202 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.85% 44.08% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 870 789 646
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +18 60 £39,000 +11.43% 11
Knutsford -13 50 £47,500 -13.64% 3
Crewe +5 28 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Wilmslow +4 17 £22,500 -50.00% 1
Chester -5 14 £43,750 -10.26% 3
Macclesfield - 10 £37,500 - 4
Runcorn +4 7 £37,500 +19.05% 3
Alderley Edge +11 2 - -
Nantwich -15 2 £28,750 +15.00% 1
Northwich +2 1 £33,500 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £82,500 -
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 89 (37.39%) Problem-Solving
2 86 (36.13%) SQL
3 70 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (24.37%) Finance
5 44 (18.49%) SQL Server
6 43 (18.07%) Microsoft
7 41 (17.23%) Project Management
7 41 (17.23%) Degree
8 40 (16.81%) Java
9 39 (16.39%) Risk Management
9 39 (16.39%) Banking
10 37 (15.55%) Investment Banking
10 37 (15.55%) Wealth Management
10 37 (15.55%) Law
10 37 (15.55%) ITIL
11 36 (15.13%) Microsoft Excel
12 34 (14.29%) Data Analysis
13 31 (13.03%) T-SQL
14 29 (12.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 29 (12.18%) Test Automation
15 28 (11.76%) C#
16 27 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (10.92%) .NET
18 25 (10.50%) Management Information System
18 25 (10.50%) Retail
19 24 (10.08%) Service Management
19 24 (10.08%) Web Services
19 24 (10.08%) Analytical Thinking
20 23 (9.66%) Self-Motivation
20 23 (9.66%) Mentoring

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 12 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.62%) Sitefinity
3 6 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.10%) IIS
5 4 (1.68%) Confluence
5 4 (1.68%) SAS
6 2 (0.84%) CICS
6 2 (0.84%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.42%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.42%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (15.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (7.98%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (7.98%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.26%) SPSS
6 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.10%) FastStats
2 4 (1.68%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.68%) IaaS
3 3 (1.26%) Office 365
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.42%) AdWords
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) Responsys
5 1 (0.42%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 8 (3.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (3.36%) Firewall
1 8 (3.36%) SSL
1 8 (3.36%) TCP/IP
1 8 (3.36%) VPN
2 7 (2.94%) Network Security
2 7 (2.94%) Wireless
3 6 (2.52%) LAN
4 5 (2.10%) Ethernet
4 5 (2.10%) SAN
4 5 (2.10%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.68%) Converged Networks
5 4 (1.68%) DHCP
5 4 (1.68%) DNS
5 4 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.68%) IP Telephony
5 4 (1.68%) MPLS
5 4 (1.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (7.98%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.04%) Big Data
5 12 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.20%) MySQL
6 10 (4.20%) Power BI
7 8 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.52%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.52%) QlikView
9 5 (2.10%) GIS
9 5 (2.10%) HBase
9 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.68%) MS Access
10 4 (1.68%) OLAP
10 4 (1.68%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (1.68%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.68%) SAP HANA
11 3 (1.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.24%) JIRA
3 19 (7.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (7.56%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (4.62%) JUnit
6 11 (4.62%) MSBuild
6 11 (4.62%) Selenium
7 9 (3.78%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.94%) CA Release Automation
9 6 (2.52%) Ant
9 6 (2.52%) Gradle
9 6 (2.52%) Maven
9 6 (2.52%) Mercurial
9 6 (2.52%) TestNG
10 5 (2.10%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.84%) MSTest
11 2 (0.84%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (24.37%) Finance
2 39 (16.39%) Banking
3 37 (15.55%) Investment Banking
3 37 (15.55%) Law
4 25 (10.50%) Retail
5 19 (7.98%) Retail Banking
6 15 (6.30%) Marketing
7 7 (2.94%) Advertising
8 6 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.10%) Legal
9 5 (2.10%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.26%) Back Office
10 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.84%) Automotive
11 2 (0.84%) Electronics
11 2 (0.84%) Games
12 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 69 (28.99%) Analyst
2 40 (16.81%) Developer
3 18 (7.56%) Data Analyst
4 16 (6.72%) DBA
5 14 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 11 (4.62%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (4.62%) Software Engineer
7 10 (4.20%) Java Developer
7 10 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (4.20%) Transition Manager
8 9 (3.78%) .NET Developer
8 9 (3.78%) .NET Software Engineer
8 9 (3.78%) Administrator
8 9 (3.78%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (3.36%) Junior
9 8 (3.36%) SQL DBA
10 7 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (2.52%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.92%) .NET
2 24 (10.08%) Web Services
3 22 (9.24%) HTML
4 16 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 13 (5.46%) RESTful
6 13 (5.46%) Spring
7 12 (5.04%) CSS
8 11 (4.62%) Middleware
9 10 (4.20%) REST
10 9 (3.78%) ASP.NET
11 7 (2.94%) SOAP
12 6 (2.52%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (2.52%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.52%) Java EE
13 5 (2.10%) Flask
13 5 (2.10%) Kafka
13 5 (2.10%) Pandas
13 5 (2.10%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.50%) Management Information System
2 23 (9.66%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.20%) Fintech
5 9 (3.78%) Smart Meter
6 7 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.94%) Smart Energy
7 6 (2.52%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.10%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (2.10%) User Experience
9 4 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.68%) Clustering
9 4 (1.68%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.68%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.68%) PMI
9 4 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.68%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.46%) Windows
2 9 (3.78%) Linux
3 8 (3.36%) Android
4 7 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.52%) Unix
6 5 (2.10%) pSOS
7 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (37.39%) Problem-Solving
2 70 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (17.23%) Project Management
4 39 (16.39%) Risk Management
5 37 (15.55%) ITIL
5 37 (15.55%) Wealth Management
6 34 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 29 (12.18%) Test Automation
8 27 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (10.08%) Analytical Thinking
9 24 (10.08%) Service Management
10 23 (9.66%) Mentoring
10 23 (9.66%) Software Engineering
11 22 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (8.82%) MVC
13 20 (8.40%) Business Analysis
14 19 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (7.98%) Scrum
15 18 (7.56%) Customer Engagement
15 18 (7.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 86 (36.13%) SQL
2 40 (16.81%) Java
3 31 (13.03%) T-SQL
4 28 (11.76%) C#
5 20 (8.40%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.30%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.62%) Python
8 9 (3.78%) PHP
9 8 (3.36%) VBA
10 5 (2.10%) Java 8
10 5 (2.10%) R
11 4 (1.68%) ABAP
12 3 (1.26%) C
12 3 (1.26%) C++
12 3 (1.26%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.84%) COBOL
13 2 (0.84%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.84%) JCL
14 1 (0.42%) Perl
14 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (17.23%) Degree
2 10 (4.20%) ISEB
3 8 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.36%) ISEB Practitioner
3 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (2.94%) MCSE
5 6 (2.52%) HND
6 5 (2.10%) MCP
7 4 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.68%) PhD
7 4 (1.68%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.26%) CISSP
8 3 (1.26%) GCIH
8 3 (1.26%) GIAC
8 3 (1.26%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.84%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.84%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.14%) PMO
2 16 (6.72%) SLA
3 7 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.94%) QA
4 3 (1.26%) COBIT
4 3 (1.26%) COSO
System Software
1 13 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (2.52%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.68%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.68%) Foglight
3 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.26%) SCCM
5 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.42%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 43 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.30%) Cisco
3 13 (5.46%) Oracle
4 11 (4.62%) Xamarin
5 10 (4.20%) Capita
5 10 (4.20%) HP
5 10 (4.20%) VMware
6 9 (3.78%) F5
6 9 (3.78%) Tableau
7 8 (3.36%) Blue Coat
8 6 (2.52%) SAP
9 5 (2.10%) Cloudera
9 5 (2.10%) McAfee
9 5 (2.10%) NEC
9 5 (2.10%) Splunk
9 5 (2.10%) Sun
10 4 (1.68%) Infor
10 4 (1.68%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (1.68%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.68%) TippingPoint