Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 101 51
Rank change year-on-year +52 -50 +89
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 104 82 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.87% 2.56% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 2.81% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 95 52 39
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,975 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +22.22%

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 2,011 2,923 2,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 94.10% 91.40% 90.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,511 2,190 1,669
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +11.18% -

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 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
Wilmslow +12 39 £45,000 +63.93%
Knutsford -4 10 £67,500 -18.18% 1
Warrington +14 9 £62,500 +47.06% 2
Chester +24 5 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Crewe - 5 £52,500 - 2
Macclesfield +20 1 £22,500 -40.00% 3
Runcorn - 1 £50,000 - 3
Sandbach - 1 £55,000 -
Decision-Making
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 (68.27%) Problem-Solving
2 66 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (51.92%) TDD
4 53 (50.96%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (49.04%) Microsoft
6 46 (44.23%) OO
7 41 (39.42%) SQL Server
8 40 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (33.65%) C#
9 35 (33.65%) .NET
9 35 (33.65%) Scrum
10 34 (32.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 33 (31.73%) Visual Studio
12 26 (25.00%) Java
12 26 (25.00%) AngularJS
13 25 (24.04%) Finance
14 24 (23.08%) Software Engineering
14 24 (23.08%) .NET Framework
15 23 (22.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (21.15%) Degree
17 17 (16.35%) Technical Architecture
17 17 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (15.38%) SQL
19 15 (14.42%) Risk Management
20 14 (13.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET
20 14 (13.46%) DevOps
21 12 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
21 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
21 12 (11.54%) CRM

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 1 (0.96%) Confluence
1 1 (0.96%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (11.54%) MS Visio
3 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (3.85%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.62%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (4.81%) Lucidchart
3 1 (0.96%) GitHub
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) HTTP
1 1 (0.96%) SAN
1 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (39.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.96%) Big Data
4 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (32.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (31.73%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.73%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.81%) Mercurial
4 5 (4.81%) Subversion
5 4 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (3.85%) Selenium
6 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.88%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.88%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.96%) FxCop
7 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.96%) JIRA
7 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.96%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (24.04%) Finance
2 12 (11.54%) Banking
3 9 (8.65%) Investment Banking
3 9 (8.65%) Law
4 1 (0.96%) Advertising
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (56.73%) Developer
2 40 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 33 (31.73%) Software Developer
4 24 (23.08%) .NET Developer
5 22 (21.15%) .NET Software Developer
5 22 (21.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (21.15%) C# Developer
5 22 (21.15%) C# Software Developer
5 22 (21.15%) Senior Software Developer
6 17 (16.35%) Agile Developer
6 17 (16.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 17 (16.35%) Java Developer
6 17 (16.35%) Senior Agile Developer
6 17 (16.35%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 17 (16.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (15.38%) Analyst
8 12 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (10.58%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 11 (10.58%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (10.58%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.65%) .NET
2 26 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 24 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 23 (22.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.85%) SOAP
7 3 (2.88%) CSS
7 3 (2.88%) HTML
8 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.92%) Node.js
8 2 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.96%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (0.96%) CSS3
9 1 (0.96%) HTML5
9 1 (0.96%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.96%) LESS
9 1 (0.96%) React
9 1 (0.96%) REST
9 1 (0.96%) Vue.js
9 1 (0.96%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 40 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.81%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.81%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.88%) User Experience
6 2 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.96%) Fintech
7 1 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.96%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.77%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.92%) Linux
3 2 (1.92%) Unix
4 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (68.27%) Problem-Solving
2 66 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (51.92%) TDD
4 53 (50.96%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (44.23%) OO
6 35 (33.65%) Scrum
7 24 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 17 (16.35%) Technical Architecture
9 15 (14.42%) Risk Management
10 14 (13.46%) DevOps
11 12 (11.54%) Computer Science
11 12 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (11.54%) CRM
12 11 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (8.65%) Project Management
13 9 (8.65%) Test Automation
13 9 (8.65%) Wealth Management
14 8 (7.69%) Data Analysis
15 7 (6.73%) Change Management
15 7 (6.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.65%) C#
2 26 (25.00%) Java
3 16 (15.38%) SQL
4 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.88%) Java 8
6 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.96%) Python
7 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) PMP
3 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.92%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) PMO
2 6 (5.77%) P3O
3 3 (2.88%) QA
4 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.96%) GDPR
4 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.96%) Docker
1 1 (0.96%) Firmware
1 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
1 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 51 (49.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) SAP
3 6 (5.77%) HP
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle
4 4 (3.85%) Adobe
5 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.96%) Apple
6 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco
6 1 (0.96%) Citrix
6 1 (0.96%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.96%) Ivanti
6 1 (0.96%) Tableau
6 1 (0.96%) VMware