Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 69 90
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 94 112 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.52% 3.99% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 4.41% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 84 47 26
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.97% -21.32%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £58,500 £53,125
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 2,504 2,538 1,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.71% 90.38% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,896 1,912 1,657
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 £25,525 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 15 October 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 15 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
Wilmslow +15 39 £45,000 - 2
Knutsford -27 13 £67,500 +74.19% 1
Chester +6 9 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Warrington -3 5 £42,500 +39.34%
Macclesfield +16 4 £37,500 -3.23%
Decision-Making
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 71 (75.53%) Problem-Solving
2 55 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (53.19%) Microsoft
4 49 (52.13%) SQL Server
4 49 (52.13%) TDD
5 47 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (37.23%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (37.23%) OO
7 34 (36.17%) Scrum
8 33 (35.11%) C#
8 33 (35.11%) .NET
8 33 (35.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 31 (32.98%) Visual Studio
10 29 (30.85%) AngularJS
11 25 (26.60%) .NET Framework
12 23 (24.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (20.21%) SQL
13 19 (20.21%) Java
14 18 (19.15%) Finance
15 16 (17.02%) Banking
15 16 (17.02%) Software Engineering
16 15 (15.96%) Risk Management
16 15 (15.96%) DevOps
17 14 (14.89%) T-SQL
17 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
18 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 13 (13.83%) Data Analysis
18 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (13.83%) Degree
19 12 (12.77%) Computer Science

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 2 (2.13%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Firewall
1 1 (1.06%) HTTP
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (52.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.19%) Big Data
6 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.06%) GIS
Development Applications
1 33 (35.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (32.98%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.32%) Selenium
4 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.19%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.19%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.13%) FxCop
5 2 (2.13%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.13%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 16 (17.02%) Banking
3 10 (10.64%) Investment Banking
3 10 (10.64%) Law
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (58.51%) Developer
2 32 (34.04%) Senior Developer
3 30 (31.91%) Software Developer
4 25 (26.60%) .NET Developer
5 22 (23.40%) .NET Software Developer
5 22 (23.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (23.40%) C# Developer
5 22 (23.40%) C# Software Developer
6 19 (20.21%) Senior Software Developer
7 14 (14.89%) Analyst
8 12 (12.77%) Agile Developer
8 12 (12.77%) Agile Java Developer
8 12 (12.77%) Java Developer
8 12 (12.77%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (12.77%) Senior Agile Developer
8 12 (12.77%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 12 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (11.70%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 11 (11.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 11 (11.70%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.11%) .NET
2 29 (30.85%) AngularJS
3 25 (26.60%) .NET Framework
4 23 (24.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
6 7 (7.45%) HTML
7 6 (6.38%) CSS
8 5 (5.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (4.26%) SOAP
10 3 (3.19%) Java EE
10 3 (3.19%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (3.19%) LESS
10 3 (3.19%) Node.js
10 3 (3.19%) React
10 3 (3.19%) Vue.js
11 2 (2.13%) CSS3
11 2 (2.13%) JSON
11 2 (2.13%) NHibernate
11 2 (2.13%) SignalR
11 2 (2.13%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 35 (37.23%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.26%) User Experience
5 3 (3.19%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.06%) Fintech
7 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.64%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Unix
3 3 (3.19%) Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.06%) Android
5 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (75.53%) Problem-Solving
2 55 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (52.13%) TDD
4 47 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (37.23%) OO
6 34 (36.17%) Scrum
7 16 (17.02%) Software Engineering
8 15 (15.96%) DevOps
8 15 (15.96%) Risk Management
9 13 (13.83%) Data Analysis
10 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (12.77%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (10.64%) CRM
11 10 (10.64%) Data Modelling
11 10 (10.64%) Wealth Management
12 9 (9.57%) ETL
13 8 (8.51%) Change Management
14 6 (6.38%) Dashboard Development
14 6 (6.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.11%) C#
2 19 (20.21%) Java
2 19 (20.21%) SQL
3 14 (14.89%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.19%) Java 8
5 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) PMP
3 1 (1.06%) APMP
3 1 (1.06%) CCNA
3 1 (1.06%) CCNP
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.06%) MCP
3 1 (1.06%) MCSE
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) PMO
2 3 (3.19%) P3O
2 3 (3.19%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Firmware
Vendors
1 50 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle
3 3 (3.19%) Cloudera
3 3 (3.19%) Tableau
4 2 (2.13%) HP
4 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.13%) SAP