Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 61 116
Rank change year-on-year -42 +55 -8
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 80 99 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.56% 4.19% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 4.71% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 59 38 21
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,185 £34,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £58,400 £85,000
North West median annual salary £50,750 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +10.53% +5.56%

Decision-Making is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,890 2,100 2,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.42% 88.83% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,090 1,627 1,791
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £56,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in Cheshire

Decision-Making
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Decision-Making in Cheshire

Decision-Making
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Decision-Making in Cheshire

Decision-Making
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Decision-Making within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Knutsford -31 29 £73,750 +43.20% 2
Wilmslow +10 25 £45,835 +1.86%
Macclesfield -6 4 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Warrington -6 3 £25,000 -41.18% 4
Ellesmere Port - 3 £65,000 -
Chester - 2 £66,250 -
Crewe -4 1 £50,165 +33.77% 1
Decision-Making
North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing Decision-Making 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 Decision-Making.

1 55 (68.75%) Problem-Solving
2 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (42.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (40.00%) Finance
5 26 (32.50%) Risk Management
6 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 20 (25.00%) Scrum
8 19 (23.75%) TDD
9 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (21.25%) .NET
10 17 (21.25%) Project Management
11 16 (20.00%) C#
12 15 (18.75%) SQL
12 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET
12 15 (18.75%) MVC
13 14 (17.50%) Legal
13 14 (17.50%) Banking
13 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (17.50%) Degree
14 13 (16.25%) Programme Management
14 13 (16.25%) Management Information System
14 13 (16.25%) PRINCE2
14 13 (16.25%) Windows
14 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
14 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (15.00%) Investment Banking
15 12 (15.00%) Wealth Management
16 11 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (13.75%) BDD
16 11 (13.75%) Change Management

Decision-Making
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 7 (8.75%) NServiceBus
2 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.50%) Confluence
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (3.75%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.00%) Big Data
4 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (2.50%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.25%) DB2
7 1 (1.25%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (12.50%) Selenium
3 8 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (8.75%) FxCop
4 7 (8.75%) SpecFlow
4 7 (8.75%) StyleCop
5 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.00%) JIRA
6 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.50%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.25%) Moq
8 1 (1.25%) MSTest
8 1 (1.25%) NUnit
8 1 (1.25%) SOAtest
8 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (40.00%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) Banking
2 14 (17.50%) Legal
3 12 (15.00%) Investment Banking
4 9 (11.25%) Law
5 5 (6.25%) Retail
6 4 (5.00%) Advertising
7 3 (3.75%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (3.75%) Marketing
7 3 (3.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Analyst
2 13 (16.25%) Analyst Programmer
2 13 (16.25%) Programmer
3 9 (11.25%) Product Manager
4 8 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 8 (10.00%) Technical Product Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Information Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Lead Analyst Programmer
5 5 (6.25%) Lead Programmer
5 5 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 4 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
6 4 (5.00%) Change Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Data Scientist
6 4 (5.00%) Mainframe Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) .NET
2 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (11.25%) .NET Framework
5 8 (10.00%) HTML
5 8 (10.00%) WCF
5 8 (10.00%) XML
6 7 (8.75%) Castle Windsor
6 7 (8.75%) Entity Framework
6 7 (8.75%) jQuery
6 7 (8.75%) NHibernate
6 7 (8.75%) SignalR
6 7 (8.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (8.75%) WebSockets
7 5 (6.25%) Sass
8 3 (3.75%) JSON
8 3 (3.75%) Middleware
9 2 (2.50%) CSS
9 2 (2.50%) J2EE
9 2 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (16.25%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.75%) PMI
2 7 (8.75%) User Experience
3 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.25%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Fintech
7 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.25%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Windows
2 8 (10.00%) Unix
3 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (68.75%) Problem-Solving
2 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (42.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (32.50%) Risk Management
5 20 (25.00%) Scrum
6 19 (23.75%) TDD
7 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (21.25%) Project Management
9 15 (18.75%) MVC
10 13 (16.25%) PRINCE2
10 13 (16.25%) Programme Management
11 12 (15.00%) Wealth Management
12 11 (13.75%) BDD
12 11 (13.75%) Change Management
12 11 (13.75%) Customer Requirements
12 11 (13.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 10 (12.50%) Line Management
13 10 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
14 9 (11.25%) Coaching
14 9 (11.25%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) C#
2 15 (18.75%) SQL
3 10 (12.50%) Java
4 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.25%) REXX
6 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.75%) Python
7 3 (3.75%) R
7 3 (3.75%) Ruby
7 3 (3.75%) Scala
8 2 (2.50%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.50%) Go
8 2 (2.50%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Degree
2 9 (11.25%) MBA
3 8 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 5 (6.25%) PMP
5 4 (5.00%) CCNA
5 4 (5.00%) CCNP
5 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.00%) MCP
5 4 (5.00%) MCSE
5 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.75%) CISM
6 3 (3.75%) CISSP
6 3 (3.75%) CSSLP
7 2 (2.50%) APMG
8 1 (1.25%) APMP
8 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.75%) PMO
3 2 (2.50%) P3O
3 2 (2.50%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.25%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) Cognos
3 2 (2.50%) Tableau
3 2 (2.50%) Teradata
4 1 (1.25%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) IBM
4 1 (1.25%) Informatica
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.25%) Sybase