Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 69 108
Rank change year-on-year -4 +39 -9
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 103 109 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.55% 4.03% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 4.48% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 81 35 26
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +16.88% -3.75%
10th Percentile £33,750 £22,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £59,300 £59,125
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

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 2,711 2,433 1,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.35% 89.91% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,024 1,834 1,644
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,503 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £58,750
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 21 August 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 21 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
Wilmslow +16 39 £45,000 -
Knutsford -28 27 £65,000 +20.93%
Chester - 8 £45,000 -
Warrington -7 5 £50,000 +53.85%
Macclesfield - 4 £37,500 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £82,500 -
Decision-Making
North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 75 (72.82%) Problem-Solving
2 60 (58.25%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (47.57%) SQL Server
4 47 (45.63%) TDD
5 45 (43.69%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (38.83%) Scrum
7 39 (37.86%) Microsoft
8 34 (33.01%) .NET
9 33 (32.04%) C#
10 31 (30.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (28.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (25.24%) Visual Studio
13 24 (23.30%) OO
13 24 (23.30%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (22.33%) SQL
14 23 (22.33%) .NET Framework
15 22 (21.36%) Finance
16 21 (20.39%) Banking
16 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET
17 19 (18.45%) AngularJS
18 18 (17.48%) Risk Management
19 15 (14.56%) Java
19 15 (14.56%) Windows
19 15 (14.56%) BDD
19 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET Web API
20 14 (13.59%) DevOps
20 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (13.59%) Investment Banking
20 14 (13.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 14 (13.59%) Wealth 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 (6.80%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.94%) Confluence
3 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.97%) IIS
3 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (3.88%) Office 365
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) Firewall
1 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (47.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.85%) Big Data
4 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.94%) GIS
6 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (28.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (25.24%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.74%) Selenium
4 7 (6.80%) FxCop
4 7 (6.80%) SpecFlow
4 7 (6.80%) StyleCop
5 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.91%) JIRA
6 2 (1.94%) CA Release Automation
7 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.97%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.97%) Moq
7 1 (0.97%) MSTest
7 1 (0.97%) NUnit
7 1 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (21.36%) Finance
2 21 (20.39%) Banking
3 14 (13.59%) Investment Banking
4 12 (11.65%) Law
5 3 (2.91%) Advertising
5 3 (2.91%) Legal
5 3 (2.91%) Marketing
5 3 (2.91%) Retail
6 2 (1.94%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (34.95%) Developer
2 23 (22.33%) Analyst
3 18 (17.48%) Software Developer
4 17 (16.50%) Senior Developer
5 15 (14.56%) .NET Developer
6 14 (13.59%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (13.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (13.59%) C# Developer
6 14 (13.59%) C# Software Developer
7 12 (11.65%) Analyst Programmer
7 12 (11.65%) Programmer
8 11 (10.68%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (9.71%) Product Manager
10 9 (8.74%) Technical Manager
10 9 (8.74%) Technical Product Manager
11 8 (7.77%) Business Developer
11 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (6.80%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (6.80%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 7 (6.80%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.01%) .NET
2 23 (22.33%) .NET Framework
3 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET
4 19 (18.45%) AngularJS
5 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (10.68%) HTML
8 10 (9.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (7.77%) WCF
10 7 (6.80%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (6.80%) Entity Framework
10 7 (6.80%) jQuery
10 7 (6.80%) NHibernate
10 7 (6.80%) SignalR
10 7 (6.80%) WebSockets
10 7 (6.80%) XML
11 5 (4.85%) CSS
11 5 (4.85%) Sass
12 3 (2.91%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (2.91%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.30%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.74%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.80%) User Experience
5 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.83%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.83%) PMI
6 4 (3.88%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.56%) Windows
2 7 (6.80%) Unix
3 5 (4.85%) Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.97%) Android
5 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (72.82%) Problem-Solving
2 60 (58.25%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (45.63%) TDD
4 45 (43.69%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (38.83%) Scrum
6 31 (30.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (23.30%) OO
8 18 (17.48%) Risk Management
9 15 (14.56%) BDD
10 14 (13.59%) DevOps
10 14 (13.59%) MVC
10 14 (13.59%) Wealth Management
11 13 (12.62%) Data Analysis
12 12 (11.65%) Software Engineering
13 11 (10.68%) CRM
13 11 (10.68%) Customer Requirements
14 10 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (9.71%) Project Management
14 10 (9.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 9 (8.74%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.04%) C#
2 23 (22.33%) SQL
3 15 (14.56%) Java
4 13 (12.62%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.91%) Ruby
6 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.94%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.94%) Go
7 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.94%) Python
8 1 (0.97%) PHP
8 1 (0.97%) R
8 1 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Degree
2 6 (5.83%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.88%) CCNA
3 4 (3.88%) CCNP
3 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.88%) MCP
3 4 (3.88%) MCSE
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.94%) CISM
4 2 (1.94%) CISSP
4 2 (1.94%) CSSLP
4 2 (1.94%) PMP
5 1 (0.97%) APMG
5 1 (0.97%) APMP
5 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.97%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) PMO
2 4 (3.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.97%) P3O
4 1 (0.97%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.97%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 39 (37.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle
3 3 (2.91%) Cloudera
3 3 (2.91%) Tableau
4 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.97%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.97%) Sybase