Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Presales skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Presales over the 6 months to 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 107 122
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Presales 24 67 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.18% 2.15% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 2.31% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 21
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +40.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £19,350 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £78,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%

Presales 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 1,873 2,896 2,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.22% 92.97% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,337 2,140 1,685
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,875 £68,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Presales as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Presales in Cheshire

Presales
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Presales in Cheshire

Presales
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Presales in Cheshire

Presales
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Presales within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 June 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 -28 12 - - 6
Chester +15 3 £25,000 -64.29% 1
Sandbach - 3 £52,500 -
Wilmslow +6 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Crewe - 1 £25,000 -
Presales
North West

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT jobs citing Presales 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 Presales.

1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 14 (58.33%) PRINCE2
2 14 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 12 (50.00%) SDLC
3 12 (50.00%) Analytics
3 12 (50.00%) Change Control
3 12 (50.00%) Big Data
3 12 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 12 (50.00%) Data Science
3 12 (50.00%) Line Management
3 12 (50.00%) PhD
3 12 (50.00%) PMI
3 12 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 12 (50.00%) Project Management
3 12 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 12 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (12.50%) Finance
6 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Windows

Presales
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 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analytics Manager
1 12 (50.00%) Data Analytics Manager
1 12 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 12 (50.00%) Software Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Professional Services Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 12 (50.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) SUSE
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 14 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 12 (50.00%) Analytics
3 12 (50.00%) Change Control
3 12 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 12 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 12 (50.00%) Data Science
3 12 (50.00%) Line Management
3 12 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (50.00%) Project Management
3 12 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 12 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) Logistics
5 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) PhD
1 12 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Juniper
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) VMware