Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 115 149
Rank change year-on-year +10 +34 +2
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 209 213 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.87% 2.74% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 2.98% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 143 166 102
Manchester median annual salary £43,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.91% - +37.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £90,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70% +8.82%

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 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 6,600 7,149 6,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.58% 92.02% 92.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5,441 5,909 5,780
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
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 Manchester

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in Manchester

Decision-Making
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Manchester.

Salary trend for Decision-Making in Manchester

Decision-Making
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Decision-Making in Manchester

Decision-Making
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Decision-Making within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 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
Stockport +19 16 £32,500 -40.91% 1
Rochdale +7 11 £46,250 +2.78% 1
Bolton +18 6 £35,000 +34.62% 1
Bury - 5 - -
Cheadle +2 2 £25,000 -47.37%
Altrincham - 2 £50,000 - 2
Wigan - 2 £40,000 - 1
Salford -13 1 - -
Sale - 1 £29,500 -
Oldham - 1 £50,000 -
Decision-Making
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Decision-Making.

1 64 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (27.75%) Finance
3 54 (25.84%) Problem-Solving
4 53 (25.36%) SQL
5 51 (24.40%) Degree
6 45 (21.53%) Java
7 43 (20.57%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (19.14%) Project Management
9 39 (18.66%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (17.22%) Analytics
11 33 (15.79%) Marketing
12 32 (15.31%) Microsoft
13 29 (13.88%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (13.40%) JavaScript
15 26 (12.44%) Test Automation
16 24 (11.48%) DevOps
16 24 (11.48%) Software Engineering
17 23 (11.00%) C#
17 23 (11.00%) Git (software)
17 23 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
18 21 (10.05%) Presales
18 21 (10.05%) SQL Server
18 21 (10.05%) PRINCE2
19 20 (9.57%) SLA
19 20 (9.57%) Active Directory
19 20 (9.57%) Firewall
19 20 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (9.57%) Computer Science
19 20 (9.57%) Coaching

Decision-Making
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 6 (2.87%) Alfresco
1 6 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.39%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.39%) SAS
3 2 (0.96%) Confluence
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (5.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.39%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.91%) SPSS
5 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.88%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.39%) BrowserStack
3 5 (2.39%) PaaS
4 3 (1.44%) Office 365
4 3 (1.44%) SaaS
5 2 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.96%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.96%) npm
6 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.57%) Firewall
2 15 (7.18%) VPN
3 13 (6.22%) Internet
4 7 (3.35%) SAN
4 7 (3.35%) VoIP
5 5 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (2.39%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (2.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (2.39%) LAN
5 5 (2.39%) WAN
5 5 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.91%) Broadband
6 4 (1.91%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.96%) Intranet
8 1 (0.48%) Network Security
8 1 (0.48%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (8.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (7.66%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.31%) Power BI
8 8 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.35%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.87%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.87%) QlikView
11 5 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.91%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.91%) MySQL
12 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (1.44%) Big Data
13 3 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.44%) Qlik Sense
13 3 (1.44%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (11.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.09%) Subversion
3 14 (6.70%) Hudson
3 14 (6.70%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (6.22%) Vagrant
5 10 (4.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (4.78%) TeamCity
6 9 (4.31%) Mercurial
7 8 (3.83%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.35%) Selenium
9 4 (1.91%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.91%) Gradle
9 4 (1.91%) Maven
10 2 (0.96%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.96%) Grunt
10 2 (0.96%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.96%) Mocha
10 2 (0.96%) SoapUI
General
1 58 (27.75%) Finance
2 33 (15.79%) Marketing
3 15 (7.18%) Retail
4 11 (5.26%) Banking
5 9 (4.31%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.83%) Law
7 6 (2.87%) Advertising
7 6 (2.87%) Military
8 5 (2.39%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.48%) Automotive
10 1 (0.48%) Electronics
10 1 (0.48%) Front Office
10 1 (0.48%) Local Government
10 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (15.79%) Developer
2 27 (12.92%) Analyst
3 15 (7.18%) Java Engineer
3 15 (7.18%) Java Software Engineer
3 15 (7.18%) Software Engineer
4 13 (6.22%) Support Engineer
5 12 (5.74%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (5.26%) 1st Line Engineer
6 11 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.26%) Senior Java Engineer
6 11 (5.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 11 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (4.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 10 (4.78%) AWS DevOps
8 9 (4.31%) Architect
8 9 (4.31%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.35%) Agile Business Analyst
9 7 (3.35%) C# Architect
9 7 (3.35%) Java Architect
9 7 (3.35%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.61%) .NET
2 11 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 9 (4.31%) HTML
4 7 (3.35%) CSS
4 7 (3.35%) Web Services
5 6 (2.87%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.87%) jQuery
5 6 (2.87%) Node.js
6 5 (2.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (2.39%) HTML5 Canvas
6 5 (2.39%) Spring
7 4 (1.91%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.91%) REST
8 3 (1.44%) Sass
9 2 (0.96%) Chai
9 2 (0.96%) LESS
9 2 (0.96%) Nightwatchjs
9 2 (0.96%) React
9 2 (0.96%) React Native
9 2 (0.96%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.66%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.57%) Computer Science
3 17 (8.13%) Algorithms
4 16 (7.66%) Data Structures
5 15 (7.18%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (7.18%) Virtual Team
6 13 (6.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.87%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.87%) Fintech
9 5 (2.39%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 5 (2.39%) Internet of Things
9 5 (2.39%) VLE
10 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.96%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.96%) PMI
11 2 (0.96%) User Experience
11 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.70%) Windows
2 9 (4.31%) Linux
3 7 (3.35%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.84%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (20.57%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (19.14%) Project Management
5 36 (17.22%) Analytics
5 36 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (12.44%) Test Automation
7 24 (11.48%) DevOps
7 24 (11.48%) Software Engineering
8 21 (10.05%) Presales
8 21 (10.05%) PRINCE2
9 20 (9.57%) Coaching
10 19 (9.09%) Microservices
10 19 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (8.61%) ERP
12 16 (7.66%) IT Strategy
12 16 (7.66%) OO
12 16 (7.66%) Risk Management
13 15 (7.18%) Open Source
13 15 (7.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.36%) SQL
2 45 (21.53%) Java
3 28 (13.40%) JavaScript
4 23 (11.00%) C#
5 19 (9.09%) Python
6 16 (7.66%) T-SQL
7 14 (6.70%) Ruby
8 13 (6.22%) Go
8 13 (6.22%) PHP
9 8 (3.83%) C
10 5 (2.39%) C++
10 5 (2.39%) Scala
11 4 (1.91%) Java 8
11 4 (1.91%) R
12 2 (0.96%) ES6
12 2 (0.96%) X++
13 1 (0.48%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (24.40%) Degree
2 12 (5.74%) MCSE
2 12 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.26%) MCITP
4 9 (4.31%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.83%) PMI Certification
6 7 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.87%) PMP
7 6 (2.87%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.39%) CCNA
8 5 (2.39%) CCNP
8 5 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.96%) ISEB
9 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.48%) CAPM
10 1 (0.48%) CISM
10 1 (0.48%) CISMP
10 1 (0.48%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.57%) SLA
2 8 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.35%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.39%) GDPR
5 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.96%) PMO
5 2 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 20 (9.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.61%) Docker
3 9 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (8.13%) Terraform
2 15 (7.18%) Ansible
3 14 (6.70%) Puppet
4 13 (6.22%) Consul
4 13 (6.22%) Docker Swarm
4 13 (6.22%) Grafana
4 13 (6.22%) Graphite
4 13 (6.22%) Kubernetes
4 13 (6.22%) Nagios
4 13 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.22%) Opsview
4 13 (6.22%) Packer
4 13 (6.22%) Salt
4 13 (6.22%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 32 (15.31%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.66%) Tableau
3 15 (7.18%) Cisco
4 10 (4.78%) Cognos
5 9 (4.31%) VMware
6 8 (3.83%) IBM
7 7 (3.35%) Apple
7 7 (3.35%) Citrix
7 7 (3.35%) Ivanti
8 5 (2.39%) Siemens
9 3 (1.44%) Dell
9 3 (1.44%) SAP
9 3 (1.44%) Veeam
9 3 (1.44%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.96%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 2 (0.96%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.96%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.96%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.48%) TIBCO