Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 29 25
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 185 250 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.63% 7.79% 8.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.39% 19.22% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 110 171 129
Cheshire median annual salary £45,923 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.05% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,875 £66,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +3.90%

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 954 1,301 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 44.50% 40.52% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 703 908 624
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £73,500 £70,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +29 52 £44,000 +10.00% 6
Knutsford +7 41 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Wilmslow -7 18 £39,000 +18.18%
Crewe +16 13 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Macclesfield +18 8 £28,750 -23.33% 1
Nantwich -3 7 £35,000 -17.65%
Runcorn -1 5 £30,000 -27.27% 3
Northwich -6 4 £27,250 -27.33% 2
Sandbach - 2 £55,000 -
Alderley Edge +10 1 - - 2
Chester -1 1 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Daresbury - 1 £27,500 -
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 70 (37.84%) Problem-Solving
2 61 (32.97%) Finance
2 61 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (24.32%) Banking
4 43 (23.24%) Risk Management
5 39 (21.08%) Wealth Management
6 37 (20.00%) Investment Banking
7 36 (19.46%) Project Management
8 35 (18.92%) Law
9 31 (16.76%) Microsoft
10 30 (16.22%) Microsoft Excel
11 29 (15.68%) Degree
12 28 (15.14%) SQL
13 27 (14.59%) Business Analysis
14 26 (14.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 25 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (13.51%) C#
16 24 (12.97%) Java
17 23 (12.43%) Microsoft Office
17 23 (12.43%) Test Automation
18 22 (11.89%) SDLC
18 22 (11.89%) Data Analysis
19 21 (11.35%) Self-Motivation
20 19 (10.27%) Decision-Making
20 19 (10.27%) HP
21 18 (9.73%) SharePoint
21 18 (9.73%) MS Visio
21 18 (9.73%) Analytics
22 17 (9.19%) Test Management
23 16 (8.65%) SQL Server

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 18 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.32%) Confluence
3 2 (1.08%) Apache
3 2 (1.08%) IIS
3 2 (1.08%) JBoss
3 2 (1.08%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.54%) CICS
4 1 (0.54%) CMS
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (16.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (14.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (12.43%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (9.73%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.24%) UXPin
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.08%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.32%) Lucidchart
2 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.62%) IaaS
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.08%) Office 365
5 1 (0.54%) GitHub
5 1 (0.54%) npm
5 1 (0.54%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.24%) WebEx
2 3 (1.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (1.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (1.62%) Firewall
2 3 (1.62%) SAN
2 3 (1.62%) SSL
3 2 (1.08%) ATM
3 2 (1.08%) HTTP
3 2 (1.08%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.54%) WAN
4 1 (0.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.86%) Big Data
3 8 (4.32%) MySQL
4 7 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.62%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.54%) DB2
8 1 (0.54%) Easytrieve
8 1 (0.54%) MS Access
8 1 (0.54%) OLAP
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (5.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.86%) Selenium
4 8 (4.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 8 (4.32%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.24%) PHPUnit
6 5 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.70%) JIRA
6 5 (2.70%) Protractor
7 4 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.16%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.62%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.62%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.08%) Gradle
9 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.08%) Subversion
10 1 (0.54%) Introscope
10 1 (0.54%) JMeter
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 61 (32.97%) Finance
2 45 (24.32%) Banking
3 37 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 35 (18.92%) Law
5 14 (7.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.24%) Retail
6 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.16%) Back Office
8 3 (1.62%) Electronics
9 2 (1.08%) Automotive
9 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.08%) Marketing
10 1 (0.54%) Advertising
10 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.54%) Front Office
10 1 (0.54%) Games
10 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (26.49%) Analyst
2 35 (18.92%) Developer
3 22 (11.89%) Business Analyst
4 12 (6.49%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.95%) Software Developer
6 10 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.32%) .NET Developer
7 8 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (4.32%) Tester
8 7 (3.78%) Analytics Manager
8 7 (3.78%) Data Analytics Manager
8 7 (3.78%) DBA
8 7 (3.78%) Test Analyst
8 7 (3.78%) Test Leader
9 6 (3.24%) Architect
9 6 (3.24%) Automation Tester
9 6 (3.24%) Data Scientist
9 6 (3.24%) Pricing Specialist
9 6 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.24%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.57%) .NET
2 13 (7.03%) HTML
3 10 (5.41%) HTML5
3 10 (5.41%) REST
4 7 (3.78%) Web Services
5 6 (3.24%) Behat
5 6 (3.24%) CSS
5 6 (3.24%) jQuery
6 5 (2.70%) Angular 2
6 5 (2.70%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.70%) Qt
6 5 (2.70%) Spring
7 4 (2.16%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.16%) XML
8 3 (1.62%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.62%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (1.62%) QML
8 3 (1.62%) Vue.js
9 2 (1.08%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.35%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (6.49%) Algorithms
2 12 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.41%) Smart Meter
4 8 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.32%) Fintech
5 6 (3.24%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.24%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.24%) PMI
6 5 (2.70%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (2.70%) Smart Energy
7 4 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.62%) CCTV
8 3 (1.62%) Clustering
8 3 (1.62%) User Experience
9 2 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.08%) PKI
9 2 (1.08%) Social Media
10 1 (0.54%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.41%) Windows
2 9 (4.86%) Linux
3 5 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.16%) Android
5 3 (1.62%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.62%) pSOS
5 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.08%) Unix
7 1 (0.54%) AIX
7 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (37.84%) Problem-Solving
2 61 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (23.24%) Risk Management
4 39 (21.08%) Wealth Management
5 36 (19.46%) Project Management
6 27 (14.59%) Business Analysis
7 25 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (12.43%) Test Automation
9 22 (11.89%) Data Analysis
9 22 (11.89%) SDLC
10 19 (10.27%) Decision-Making
11 18 (9.73%) Analytics
12 17 (9.19%) Test Management
13 15 (8.11%) Analytical Thinking
13 15 (8.11%) Software Engineering
13 15 (8.11%) Test Strategy
13 15 (8.11%) Waterfall
14 14 (7.57%) ITIL
14 14 (7.57%) Mathematics
15 13 (7.03%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.14%) SQL
2 25 (13.51%) C#
3 24 (12.97%) Java
4 15 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.49%) C++
6 11 (5.95%) PHP
7 9 (4.86%) C
8 8 (4.32%) Python
9 7 (3.78%) R
10 6 (3.24%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.70%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.16%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.16%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.62%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.62%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.62%) ES6
14 2 (1.08%) JCL
14 2 (1.08%) VBA
14 2 (1.08%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (15.68%) Degree
2 14 (7.57%) ISTQB
3 12 (6.49%) PhD
4 10 (5.41%) ISEB
5 6 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.24%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.70%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.08%) CEH
8 2 (1.08%) CISA
8 2 (1.08%) CISM
8 2 (1.08%) CISSP
8 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.54%) ACCA
9 1 (0.54%) CIMA
9 1 (0.54%) MCP
9 1 (0.54%) MCSA
9 1 (0.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.03%) PMO
2 9 (4.86%) QA
3 4 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.16%) GDPR
4 2 (1.08%) MiFID
4 2 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.08%) Docker
3 2 (1.08%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (4.86%) HP ALM
2 6 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.62%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.62%) Foglight
3 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.54%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.27%) HP
3 15 (8.11%) Oracle
4 9 (4.86%) Cisco
5 8 (4.32%) Remedy
5 8 (4.32%) SAP
6 7 (3.78%) Google
7 6 (3.24%) Adobe
7 6 (3.24%) McAfee
7 6 (3.24%) VMware
8 5 (2.70%) Tableau
9 3 (1.62%) Brocade
9 3 (1.62%) Cadence
9 3 (1.62%) CommVault
9 3 (1.62%) F5
9 3 (1.62%) NetApp
9 3 (1.62%) NetIQ
9 3 (1.62%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (1.62%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.62%) TippingPoint