Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 40 29
Rank change year-on-year +31 -11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 92 47 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 12.55% 5.57% 7.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 35.25% 15.31% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 83 37 66
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.68% -11.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £48,500 £46,875
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 261 307 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 35.61% 36.37% 42.89%
Number of salaries quoted 210 243 337
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £22,450 £20,800 £23,900
90th Percentile £60,895 £47,500 £47,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Lancashire

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in Lancashire

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Lancashire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in Lancashire

Analytical Skills
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Preston +25 29 £40,000 +3.23% 1
Chorley +20 23 £34,000 -15.00% 4
Blackpool +2 18 £44,327 +62.67% 4
Blackburn -2 3 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Burnley - 2 £26,250 -
Accrington -1 1 £22,000 - 1
Analytical Skills
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 36 (39.13%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (23.91%) SQL
3 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
4 20 (21.74%) Project Management
5 17 (18.48%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (18.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (17.39%) Change Management
7 15 (16.30%) Smart Meter
8 14 (15.22%) Change Control
8 14 (15.22%) Big Data
8 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (15.22%) Project Planning
8 14 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (15.22%) Matrix Organization
9 13 (14.13%) Management Information System
9 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (13.04%) MySQL
10 12 (13.04%) Degree
11 11 (11.96%) Business Analysis
11 11 (11.96%) Business Transformation
11 11 (11.96%) Finance
11 11 (11.96%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (10.87%) ITIL
12 10 (10.87%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
13 9 (9.78%) Windows
13 9 (9.78%) Data Modelling
13 9 (9.78%) Digital Transformation Programme

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (1.09%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.09%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.17%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Trello
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) WAN
1 4 (4.35%) ZigBee
2 3 (3.26%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) HTTP
3 1 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) Data Warehouse
1 17 (18.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (15.22%) Big Data
2 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (13.04%) MySQL
4 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (8.70%) OLAP
6 7 (7.61%) OLTP
7 6 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.09%) Power BI
8 1 (1.09%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) ERwin
2 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Retail
3 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Back Office
4 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Billing
5 1 (1.09%) Local Government
5 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) Business Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) Project Manager
3 12 (13.04%) Junior
3 12 (13.04%) Junior Project Manager
4 10 (10.87%) Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Software Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Architect
6 8 (8.70%) IT Manager
7 7 (7.61%) Data Architect
8 6 (6.52%) IT Services Manager
8 6 (6.52%) Service Manager
8 6 (6.52%) Test Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (4.35%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
11 3 (3.26%) Software Test Analyst
11 3 (3.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (1.09%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) CSS
2 1 (1.09%) EDI
2 1 (1.09%) JSON
2 1 (1.09%) LAMP
2 1 (1.09%) MDX
2 1 (1.09%) Middleware
2 1 (1.09%) RESTful
2 1 (1.09%) SOAP
2 1 (1.09%) Web Services
2 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Smart Meter
2 13 (14.13%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.96%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (7.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.35%) Smart Energy
6 3 (3.26%) User Experience
7 1 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.09%) CCTV
7 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.09%) EPoS
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
7 1 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.78%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (21.74%) Project Management
4 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.39%) Change Management
5 14 (15.22%) Change Control
5 14 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (15.22%) Matrix Organization
5 14 (15.22%) Project Planning
6 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.96%) Business Analysis
7 11 (11.96%) Business Transformation
8 10 (10.87%) ITIL
8 10 (10.87%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (9.78%) Data Modelling
9 9 (9.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 8 (8.70%) Data Strategy
10 8 (8.70%) Process Improvement
11 7 (7.61%) Master Data Management
11 7 (7.61%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.91%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) Java
2 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.43%) PHP
3 2 (2.17%) C#
3 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.09%) C++
4 1 (1.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.09%) Python
4 1 (1.09%) RPG
4 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) ISEB
3 3 (3.26%) CISSP
3 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.09%) CISM
5 1 (1.09%) CITP
5 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) GCIH
5 1 (1.09%) GIAC
5 1 (1.09%) IISP
5 1 (1.09%) MBCS
5 1 (1.09%) MCP
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) PMO
3 1 (1.09%) GDPR
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) VMware
3 6 (6.52%) Cisco
4 2 (2.17%) Citrix
4 2 (2.17%) Google
4 2 (2.17%) HP
4 2 (2.17%) NetApp
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle
4 2 (2.17%) Remedy
4 2 (2.17%) Sage
4 2 (2.17%) SAP
4 2 (2.17%) Tealeaf
5 1 (1.09%) Baan
5 1 (1.09%) Epicor
5 1 (1.09%) IFS
5 1 (1.09%) Infor
5 1 (1.09%) JDA
5 1 (1.09%) Progress