Period
to 7 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Data Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Science over the 6 months to 7 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Science
North West > Manchester
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 116 167
Rank change year-on-year +1 +51 +5
Permanent jobs citing Data Science 136 52 86
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.39% 1.82% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.94% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 99 51 64
10th Percentile £38,900 £40,000 £28,625
25th Percentile £50,000 £49,375 £39,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £69,375 £67,500 £62,813
90th Percentile £78,150 £75,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%

Data Science 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,466 2,682 5,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 95.86% 93.74% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4,122 2,412 4,716
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £84,000 £74,700 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Data Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Data Science as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Data Science in Manchester

Data Science
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Science in Manchester.

Salary trend for Data Science in Manchester

Data Science
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Science in Manchester over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Science in Manchester

Data Science
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Science within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 7 December 2021. 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
Oldham - 5 £60,000 - 4
Salford -10 2 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Wigan - 2 £37,250 -
Altrincham - 1 - -
Data Science
North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, IT jobs citing Data Science 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Data Science.

1 91 (66.91%) Python
2 75 (55.15%) Machine Learning
3 60 (44.12%) Analytics
4 54 (39.71%) SQL
5 45 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (29.41%) AWS
7 37 (27.21%) Social Skills
8 36 (26.47%) Artificial Intelligence
8 36 (26.47%) Software Engineering
9 34 (25.00%) Visualisation
10 31 (22.79%) Power BI
10 31 (22.79%) Power Platform
11 30 (22.06%) Azure
12 29 (21.32%) DevOps
13 26 (19.12%) Finance
14 25 (18.38%) R
15 24 (17.65%) Degree
16 22 (16.18%) JavaScript
16 22 (16.18%) Docker
16 22 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (15.44%) Mentoring
17 21 (15.44%) Java
17 21 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (15.44%) Mathematics
18 20 (14.71%) Linux
18 20 (14.71%) Data Analysis
18 20 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
19 19 (13.97%) TypeScript
19 19 (13.97%) TDD
19 19 (13.97%) OO

Data Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (9.56%) Apache Spark
2 11 (8.09%) Confluence
3 6 (4.41%) Jupyter
4 3 (2.21%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (9.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.74%) Figma
2 1 (0.74%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 40 (29.41%) AWS
2 31 (22.79%) Power Platform
3 30 (22.06%) Azure
4 12 (8.82%) GCP
5 5 (3.68%) Amazon SageMaker
6 4 (2.94%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (2.94%) Azure Machine Learning
6 4 (2.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 4 (2.94%) GitHub
7 3 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.21%) Serverless
7 3 (2.21%) Snowflake
8 2 (1.47%) IaaS
8 2 (1.47%) Power Automate
8 2 (1.47%) SaaS
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) Firewall
1 2 (1.47%) IPv4
1 2 (1.47%) OSPF
1 2 (1.47%) VLAN
1 2 (1.47%) VPN
2 1 (0.74%) LAN
2 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.79%) Power BI
2 19 (13.97%) Tableau
3 16 (11.76%) Big Data
4 13 (9.56%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (7.35%) MySQL
6 8 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.41%) Data Mining
8 5 (3.68%) Data Lake
8 5 (3.68%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.94%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.21%) Amazon Athena
10 3 (2.21%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (2.21%) BigQuery
10 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.21%) QlikView
10 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.82%) JIRA
3 9 (6.62%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.94%) SonarQube
5 3 (2.21%) JUnit
5 3 (2.21%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.47%) Subversion
7 1 (0.74%) GitLab
7 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (27.21%) Social Skills
2 26 (19.12%) Finance
3 22 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (13.24%) Retail
5 17 (12.50%) Legal
6 15 (11.03%) Marketing
7 5 (3.68%) Public Sector
8 4 (2.94%) Automotive
8 4 (2.94%) Banking
8 4 (2.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (2.94%) Influencing Skills
8 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
9 3 (2.21%) Aerospace
9 3 (2.21%) Law
10 2 (1.47%) Advertising
10 2 (1.47%) Games
10 2 (1.47%) Local Government
10 2 (1.47%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (23.53%) Data Scientist
2 24 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 16 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 14 (10.29%) Analyst
4 14 (10.29%) Data Engineer
4 14 (10.29%) Senior Data Scientist
5 11 (8.09%) Developer
6 8 (5.88%) Insight Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) Analytics Consultant
7 7 (5.15%) Consultant
7 7 (5.15%) Power BI Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Senior Insight Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 5 (3.68%) Data Consultant
9 5 (3.68%) Lead Software Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 5 (3.68%) Software Manager
10 4 (2.94%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.82%) Apache NiFi
1 12 (8.82%) Kafka
2 9 (6.62%) NumPy
2 9 (6.62%) scikit-learn
3 8 (5.88%) Pandas
3 8 (5.88%) SciPy
4 6 (4.41%) RESTful
5 4 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (2.94%) Node.js
5 4 (2.94%) React
5 4 (2.94%) Web Services
6 2 (1.47%) .NET
6 2 (1.47%) CSS
6 2 (1.47%) Dask
6 2 (1.47%) FastAPI
6 2 (1.47%) Flask
6 2 (1.47%) HTML
6 2 (1.47%) MXNet
6 2 (1.47%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (1.47%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 9 (6.62%) Cyberattack
3 6 (4.41%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.68%) User Experience
5 4 (2.94%) NHS
6 3 (2.21%) Legacy Code
6 3 (2.21%) Life Science
6 3 (2.21%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.47%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.47%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.74%) Clustering
8 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.74%) FMCG
8 1 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.71%) Linux
2 10 (7.35%) CentOS
3 8 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.21%) Windows
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.74%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (55.15%) Machine Learning
2 60 (44.12%) Analytics
3 45 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (26.47%) Artificial Intelligence
4 36 (26.47%) Software Engineering
5 34 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 29 (21.32%) DevOps
7 21 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (15.44%) Mathematics
7 21 (15.44%) Mentoring
8 20 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (14.71%) Data Analysis
9 19 (13.97%) OO
9 19 (13.97%) TDD
10 18 (13.24%) Data Engineering
10 18 (13.24%) Data Visualisation
11 17 (12.50%) Computer Science
11 17 (12.50%) Microservices
12 16 (11.76%) DevSecOps
12 16 (11.76%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 91 (66.91%) Python
2 54 (39.71%) SQL
3 25 (18.38%) R
4 22 (16.18%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.44%) Java
6 19 (13.97%) C++
6 19 (13.97%) TypeScript
7 9 (6.62%) C
8 7 (5.15%) VBA
9 5 (3.68%) C#
10 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.21%) Java 11
11 3 (2.21%) Scala
11 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.74%) Go
13 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (17.65%) Degree
2 9 (6.62%) PhD
3 5 (3.68%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.47%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) CISSP
6 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.74%) OSCP
6 1 (0.74%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.47%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (16.18%) Docker
2 2 (1.47%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 13 (9.56%) Ansible
3 9 (6.62%) Terraform
4 2 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.47%) Puppet
5 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.74%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.62%) Google
3 8 (5.88%) Databricks
3 8 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.21%) VMware
5 2 (1.47%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.47%) Dataiku
5 2 (1.47%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe
6 1 (0.74%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.74%) dotdigital
6 1 (0.74%) IBM
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle
6 1 (0.74%) Sage
6 1 (0.74%) SAP