Period
to 22 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 27 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 874 1,038 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.23% 8.19% 7.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.31% 21.63% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 675 760 684
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,388 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,303 4,800 4,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.51% 37.87% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,444 3,698 4,069
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in the North West

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in the North West

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in the North West over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in the North West

Analytical Skills
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Manchester -2 520 £45,000 - 125
Cheshire +1 185 £45,923 +2.05% 34
Merseyside +19 80 £32,500 +3.17% 17
Lancashire +10 73 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Cumbria +1 3 £45,000 +12.45% 7
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 370 (42.33%) Problem-Solving
2 258 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (27.92%) Finance
4 185 (21.17%) Microsoft
5 181 (20.71%) SQL
6 169 (19.34%) Degree
7 135 (15.45%) C#
8 119 (13.62%) Windows
9 111 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
10 109 (12.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 106 (12.13%) .NET
12 102 (11.67%) Coaching
13 99 (11.33%) Java
14 98 (11.21%) SQL Server
15 97 (11.10%) Project Management
16 96 (10.98%) Analytics
17 94 (10.76%) ITIL
18 93 (10.64%) Mentoring
19 89 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
20 83 (9.50%) SDLC
21 79 (9.04%) JavaScript
22 78 (8.92%) Active Directory
22 78 (8.92%) Retail
23 73 (8.35%) Self-Motivation
24 72 (8.24%) Banking
25 71 (8.12%) Test Automation
26 70 (8.01%) Business Analysis
26 70 (8.01%) Linux
27 66 (7.55%) Scrum
28 65 (7.44%) Analytical Thinking

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 29 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.52%) IIS
3 14 (1.60%) Confluence
3 14 (1.60%) SAS
4 13 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.37%) nginx
6 10 (1.14%) Apache Spark
7 8 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.80%) Liferay
9 5 (0.57%) CMS
9 5 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.46%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.34%) GeoServer
11 3 (0.34%) JBoss
11 3 (0.34%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.23%) Apache
12 2 (0.23%) Marvel
12 2 (0.23%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 89 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (7.09%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (5.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (3.43%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.92%) SOLIDWORKS
6 6 (0.69%) UXPin
7 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.57%) SPSS
8 4 (0.46%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.34%) Stata
10 2 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.23%) InVision
11 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 21 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (0.80%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.34%) SAP IBP
6 3 (0.34%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (3.43%) SaaS
4 28 (3.20%) Office 365
5 22 (2.52%) Dynamics 365
6 21 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.03%) Google Analytics
7 9 (1.03%) IaaS
8 8 (0.92%) Lucidchart
9 7 (0.80%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.69%) PaaS
11 3 (0.34%) BlazeMeter
11 3 (0.34%) GitHub
11 3 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.23%) Heroku
12 2 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.23%) Trello
13 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.17%) HTTP
2 18 (2.06%) WAN
3 15 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.60%) Network Security
5 13 (1.49%) DNS
6 12 (1.37%) Bluetooth
6 12 (1.37%) Firewall
6 12 (1.37%) SAN
7 11 (1.26%) DHCP
7 11 (1.26%) LAN
7 11 (1.26%) SSH
8 10 (1.14%) VPN
9 9 (1.03%) RFID
10 8 (0.92%) WebEx
10 8 (0.92%) ZigBee
11 6 (0.69%) Internet
11 6 (0.69%) VoIP
11 6 (0.69%) Wireless
12 5 (0.57%) AMQP
13 4 (0.46%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (4.12%) Big Data
6 34 (3.89%) Power BI
7 32 (3.66%) Relational Database
8 24 (2.75%) MySQL
9 23 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (2.06%) QlikView
11 14 (1.60%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.26%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (1.14%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (0.92%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
17 6 (0.69%) Spotfire
18 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (5.15%) JIRA
2 34 (3.89%) Selenium
3 23 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.17%) Cucumber
4 19 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 17 (1.95%) TeamCity
6 14 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (1.60%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.37%) JMeter
8 11 (1.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 10 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.69%) PHPUnit
10 6 (0.69%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.69%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.57%) Protractor
11 5 (0.57%) Subversion
12 4 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (0.46%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.34%) Aptana Studio
General
1 244 (27.92%) Finance
2 78 (8.92%) Retail
3 72 (8.24%) Banking
4 55 (6.29%) Marketing
5 50 (5.72%) Manufacturing
6 49 (5.61%) Electronics
7 45 (5.15%) Telecoms
8 42 (4.81%) Law
9 37 (4.23%) Investment Banking
10 19 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (1.83%) Legal
12 9 (1.03%) Advertising
13 7 (0.80%) Back Office
13 7 (0.80%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.69%) Automotive
14 6 (0.69%) Games
15 5 (0.57%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.34%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.23%) Local Government
17 2 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 195 (22.31%) Analyst
2 142 (16.25%) Developer
3 53 (6.06%) Business Analyst
4 44 (5.03%) Consultant
5 43 (4.92%) Project Manager
5 43 (4.92%) Software Developer
6 37 (4.23%) Architect
7 36 (4.12%) Graduate
8 34 (3.89%) Support Engineer
8 34 (3.89%) Test Analyst
9 33 (3.78%) IT Manager
10 30 (3.43%) .NET Developer
11 24 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
12 23 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 23 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (2.63%) Senior Developer
12 23 (2.63%) Service Manager
13 22 (2.52%) SQL Developer
13 22 (2.52%) Tester
14 20 (2.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (12.13%) .NET
2 50 (5.72%) Web Services
3 46 (5.26%) HTML
4 42 (4.81%) CSS
5 35 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 25 (2.86%) jQuery
6 25 (2.86%) XML
7 22 (2.52%) REST
8 21 (2.40%) HTML5
9 17 (1.95%) SOAP
10 15 (1.72%) JSON
11 14 (1.60%) AngularJS
11 14 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (1.49%) Gherkin
12 13 (1.49%) Qt
12 13 (1.49%) RESTful
13 12 (1.37%) Middleware
14 11 (1.26%) QML
15 10 (1.14%) .NET Framework
16 9 (1.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.35%) Self-Motivation
2 50 (5.72%) Management Information System
3 38 (4.35%) User Experience
4 32 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (3.20%) Smart Meter
6 23 (2.63%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 22 (2.52%) Data Structures
8 18 (2.06%) Analytical Mindset
9 16 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (1.72%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.49%) Fintech
11 13 (1.49%) Smart Energy
12 12 (1.37%) Clustering
13 11 (1.26%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.03%) CCTV
14 9 (1.03%) PMI
15 7 (0.80%) Blog
15 7 (0.80%) Smartphone
15 7 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 119 (13.62%) Windows
2 70 (8.01%) Linux
3 41 (4.69%) Windows Server
4 37 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (2.97%) Unix
7 19 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 17 (1.95%) Windows 7
9 16 (1.83%) Android
10 15 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.46%) FreeRTOS
12 4 (0.46%) pSOS
13 3 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.34%) Solaris
14 2 (0.23%) SUSE
15 1 (0.11%) AIX
15 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (42.33%) Problem-Solving
2 258 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
4 109 (12.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 102 (11.67%) Coaching
6 97 (11.10%) Project Management
7 96 (10.98%) Analytics
8 94 (10.76%) ITIL
9 93 (10.64%) Mentoring
10 83 (9.50%) SDLC
11 71 (8.12%) Test Automation
12 70 (8.01%) Business Analysis
13 66 (7.55%) Scrum
14 65 (7.44%) Analytical Thinking
15 61 (6.98%) Service Management
16 60 (6.86%) Risk Management
17 59 (6.75%) Programme Management
18 56 (6.41%) Decision-Making
19 52 (5.95%) Incident Management
20 51 (5.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 181 (20.71%) SQL
2 135 (15.45%) C#
3 99 (11.33%) Java
4 79 (9.04%) JavaScript
5 62 (7.09%) Python
6 49 (5.61%) T-SQL
7 39 (4.46%) C
8 38 (4.35%) C++
9 37 (4.23%) PHP
10 24 (2.75%) PowerShell
10 24 (2.75%) R
11 23 (2.63%) VB.NET
12 17 (1.95%) VBA
13 15 (1.72%) Embedded C
14 11 (1.26%) Go
15 10 (1.14%) VB
16 9 (1.03%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.69%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.57%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 169 (19.34%) Degree
2 35 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 26 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.86%) ISEB
5 18 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.95%) PMI Certification
7 16 (1.83%) PhD
8 12 (1.37%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.03%) CISSP
11 8 (0.92%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.92%) PMP
12 7 (0.80%) CISA
13 6 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (0.69%) CISM
13 6 (0.69%) MCP
13 6 (0.69%) MCSE
14 4 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.12%) QA
2 35 (4.00%) PMO
3 17 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.95%) SLA
4 10 (1.14%) GDPR
5 8 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.57%) ISO 13485
6 5 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.23%) COBIT
9 2 (0.23%) MiFID
10 1 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 78 (8.92%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.55%) Docker
3 22 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.34%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.23%) Firmware
6 2 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) NDS
7 1 (0.11%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 15 (1.72%) Nagios
4 12 (1.37%) Ansible
4 12 (1.37%) HP ALM
5 8 (0.92%) Puppet
5 8 (0.92%) Terraform
6 7 (0.80%) SCCM
7 6 (0.69%) Grafana
7 6 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.69%) Kibana
8 4 (0.46%) Packer
9 3 (0.34%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.34%) Foglight
9 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.23%) Istio
10 2 (0.23%) WSUS
11 1 (0.11%) SCOM
11 1 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 185 (21.17%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.06%) VMware
3 52 (5.95%) SAP
4 43 (4.92%) HP
5 37 (4.23%) Oracle
6 33 (3.78%) Tableau
7 31 (3.55%) Google
8 30 (3.43%) Citrix
9 26 (2.97%) Cisco
10 20 (2.29%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.72%) Splunk
12 14 (1.60%) Adobe
13 13 (1.49%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.26%) Remedy
15 9 (1.03%) SolarWinds
16 8 (0.92%) Dell
17 7 (0.80%) EMC
17 7 (0.80%) IBM
17 7 (0.80%) McAfee
17 7 (0.80%) Salesforce.com