Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North West
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 21 29
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 468 1,007 1,008
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 7.51% 9.80% 8.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.23% 23.66% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 349 642 755
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 2,313 4,257 4,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.12% 41.42% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,766 2,955 3,320
Median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,098 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in the North West over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 2020. 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 -6 288 £47,500 +5.56% 32
Cheshire -12 75 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Cumbria +12 41 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Merseyside -19 35 £34,000 -20.00% 6
Lancashire -11 26 £38,750 +10.71% 4
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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.

1 223 (47.65%) Problem-Solving
2 147 (31.41%) Microsoft
3 146 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (24.36%) SQL
5 112 (23.93%) Finance
6 86 (18.38%) SQL Server
7 76 (16.24%) Windows
8 75 (16.03%) Azure
9 71 (15.17%) Degree
10 68 (14.53%) Self-Motivation
11 63 (13.46%) Analytics
11 63 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
12 59 (12.61%) .NET
13 57 (12.18%) C#
14 56 (11.97%) ITIL
15 53 (11.32%) Active Directory
16 50 (10.68%) Python
17 48 (10.26%) JavaScript
18 46 (9.83%) SDLC
19 43 (9.19%) HTML
19 43 (9.19%) QA
19 43 (9.19%) Retail
20 41 (8.76%) Java
20 41 (8.76%) CSS
20 41 (8.76%) Marketing
21 39 (8.33%) JIRA
21 39 (8.33%) User Stories
22 37 (7.91%) User Experience
22 37 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
23 36 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

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 17 (3.63%) MS Exchange
1 17 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.99%) IIS
3 13 (2.78%) Confluence
4 6 (1.28%) SAS
5 4 (0.85%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.64%) CMS
6 3 (0.64%) WordPress
7 2 (0.43%) Apache
7 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.21%) Gentran
8 1 (0.21%) Luigi
8 1 (0.21%) nginx
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (7.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.07%) SPSS
6 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (0.21%) Q-Pulse
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.21%) Unica
4 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 75 (16.03%) Azure
2 29 (6.20%) Office 365
3 19 (4.06%) AWS
4 17 (3.63%) Power Platform
5 13 (2.78%) IaaS
6 11 (2.35%) SaaS
7 8 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.28%) GCP
10 5 (1.07%) PaaS
11 4 (0.85%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.21%) AdWords
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.21%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.21%) G Suite
12 1 (0.21%) GitHub
12 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.21%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.21%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.56%) LAN
1 26 (5.56%) WAN
2 18 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.78%) DHCP
3 13 (2.78%) DNS
3 13 (2.78%) Firewall
4 11 (2.35%) Internet
5 10 (2.14%) VPN
6 8 (1.71%) VLAN
7 7 (1.50%) Network Security
7 7 (1.50%) VoIP
8 5 (1.07%) Skype
8 5 (1.07%) SSL
9 4 (0.85%) FTP
9 4 (0.85%) SAN
10 3 (0.64%) MPLS
10 3 (0.64%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.43%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (18.38%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (4.06%) Big Data
6 19 (4.06%) RDBMS
7 17 (3.63%) Power BI
8 16 (3.42%) MySQL
9 14 (2.99%) Data Lake
10 13 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (2.56%) HDInsight
11 12 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (1.92%) Oracle Database
15 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
16 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
16 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 39 (8.33%) JIRA
2 26 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.78%) Selenium
4 12 (2.56%) Bitbucket
5 10 (2.14%) SoapUI
5 10 (2.14%) WebDriver
6 8 (1.71%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.28%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.07%) Fiddler
9 5 (1.07%) JMeter
9 5 (1.07%) Mocha
9 5 (1.07%) Postman
9 5 (1.07%) Protractor
9 5 (1.07%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 112 (23.93%) Finance
2 43 (9.19%) Retail
3 41 (8.76%) Marketing
4 21 (4.49%) Public Sector
5 18 (3.85%) Legal
6 13 (2.78%) Law
7 12 (2.56%) Banking
8 9 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.71%) Billing
9 8 (1.71%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.07%) Advertising
10 5 (1.07%) Automotive
11 4 (0.85%) Back Office
11 4 (0.85%) Electronics
11 4 (0.85%) Publishing
12 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.43%) Games
12 2 (0.43%) Housing Association
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
13 1 (0.21%) Police
Job Titles
1 90 (19.23%) Analyst
2 89 (19.02%) Developer
3 42 (8.97%) Architect
4 33 (7.05%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 20 (4.27%) Graduate
7 18 (3.85%) Software Developer
8 16 (3.42%) Administrator
8 16 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 15 (3.21%) DBA
9 15 (3.21%) Graduate Developer
10 14 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (2.99%) Active Directory Engineer
10 14 (2.99%) Consultant
10 14 (2.99%) Data Analyst
11 13 (2.78%) PHP Developer
12 12 (2.56%) .NET Developer
12 12 (2.56%) Active Directory Support
12 12 (2.56%) Azure Architect
12 12 (2.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.61%) .NET
2 43 (9.19%) HTML
3 41 (8.76%) CSS
4 20 (4.27%) jQuery
4 20 (4.27%) XML
5 15 (3.21%) ASP.NET
6 12 (2.56%) Web Services
7 11 (2.35%) React
8 10 (2.14%) .NET Core
8 10 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (1.71%) Ajax
10 7 (1.50%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.28%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.28%) Node.js
12 5 (1.07%) Gherkin
13 4 (0.85%) Entity Framework
13 4 (0.85%) Laravel
13 4 (0.85%) Spring
14 3 (0.64%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (0.64%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 68 (14.53%) Self-Motivation
2 37 (7.91%) User Experience
3 25 (5.34%) Mobile App
4 23 (4.91%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.85%) Driving Licence
6 15 (3.21%) Replication
7 10 (2.14%) Analytical Mindset
8 9 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.71%) Clustering
9 8 (1.71%) Social Media
10 7 (1.50%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.28%) e-Learning
11 6 (1.28%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.07%) CMDB
12 5 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.07%) EPoS
12 5 (1.07%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.07%) PKI
12 5 (1.07%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.85%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 76 (16.24%) Windows
2 29 (6.20%) Linux
3 16 (3.42%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.71%) Android
4 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.50%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.50%) Unix
6 6 (1.28%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.64%) Solaris
9 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.21%) CentOS
10 1 (0.21%) HPUX
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.21%) SUSE
10 1 (0.21%) Tizen
10 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (47.65%) Problem-Solving
2 146 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (13.46%) Analytics
3 63 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (11.97%) ITIL
5 46 (9.83%) SDLC
6 39 (8.33%) User Stories
7 36 (7.69%) DevOps
7 36 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (7.69%) Use Case
8 34 (7.26%) Change Management
9 33 (7.05%) Mentoring
10 32 (6.84%) Enterprise Architecture
10 32 (6.84%) Time Management
11 31 (6.62%) Business Analysis
11 31 (6.62%) Capacity Planning
12 29 (6.20%) Project Management
13 28 (5.98%) Migration
13 28 (5.98%) Scrum
13 28 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (24.36%) SQL
2 57 (12.18%) C#
3 50 (10.68%) Python
4 48 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 41 (8.76%) Java
6 30 (6.41%) PowerShell
7 29 (6.20%) T-SQL
8 22 (4.70%) C++
9 20 (4.27%) PHP
10 17 (3.63%) R
11 15 (3.21%) C
12 10 (2.14%) PHP 5
12 10 (2.14%) PHP 7
13 7 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.50%) Perl
14 5 (1.07%) COBOL
14 5 (1.07%) Scala
14 5 (1.07%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (15.17%) Degree
2 33 (7.05%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.91%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.99%) TOGAF Certification
5 12 (2.56%) DBS Check
5 12 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.71%) MCSE
9 7 (1.50%) CCNA
9 7 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (1.28%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.07%) CISSP
12 4 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.85%) PhD
13 3 (0.64%) CCNP
13 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.64%) MBA
14 2 (0.43%) GCFA
14 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.19%) QA
2 25 (5.34%) SLA
3 11 (2.35%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.92%) GDPR
5 5 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.85%) PMO
7 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.21%) COBIT
8 1 (0.21%) HL7
8 1 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.21%) NIST
8 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.21%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 53 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.07%) XenApp
4 4 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.43%) Docker
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.71%) WSUS
2 7 (1.50%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (1.28%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.07%) Ansible
4 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.85%) Terraform
6 3 (0.64%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.43%) SCCM
7 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.21%) Cacti
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.21%) OpenView
8 1 (0.21%) SCOM
8 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 147 (31.41%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.41%) Oracle
3 25 (5.34%) VMware
4 18 (3.85%) Databricks
5 16 (3.42%) Citrix
6 14 (2.99%) Cisco
6 14 (2.99%) TOWER Software
7 13 (2.78%) HP
7 13 (2.78%) SAP
7 13 (2.78%) ServiceNow
8 12 (2.56%) Sparx
9 10 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.92%) IBM
10 9 (1.92%) Tableau
11 8 (1.71%) Google
11 8 (1.71%) Juniper
11 8 (1.71%) Sophos
12 7 (1.50%) ProCurve
12 7 (1.50%) Remedy
13 6 (1.28%) Atlassian