Period
to 22 September 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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 29 28
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 968 963 1,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.36% 8.12% 7.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.82% 23.04% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 568 754 745
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £25,664 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.32% +4.44%

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 4,063 4,180 4,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.28% 35.25% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,836 3,294 3,877
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,370 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -

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 September 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 September 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 +8 551 £46,000 +8.24% 96
Cheshire +2 154 £42,500 +6.25% 30
Merseyside +13 124 £32,500 -7.14% 12
Lancashire -7 116 £40,000 +6.67% 11
Cumbria +9 22 £41,750 +28.46% 6
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 449 (46.38%) Problem-Solving
2 270 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (26.14%) SQL
4 224 (23.14%) Finance
4 224 (23.14%) Degree
5 216 (22.31%) Microsoft
6 158 (16.32%) Business Intelligence
7 119 (12.29%) Linux
8 117 (12.09%) Management Information System
9 114 (11.78%) DevOps
10 113 (11.67%) C++
11 106 (10.95%) SQL Server
12 103 (10.64%) Python
13 102 (10.54%) Analytics
14 100 (10.33%) Retail
15 93 (9.61%) Telecoms
15 93 (9.61%) Windows
16 92 (9.50%) .NET
17 91 (9.40%) SLA
18 90 (9.30%) Project Management
19 89 (9.19%) Microsoft Excel
20 87 (8.99%) C#
21 86 (8.88%) Java
21 86 (8.88%) ITIL
21 86 (8.88%) Mentoring
22 83 (8.57%) GDPR
23 75 (7.75%) Power BI
23 75 (7.75%) Power Platform
23 75 (7.75%) Line Management
24 74 (7.64%) Data Protection

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 25 (2.58%) Confluence
1 25 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.76%) SAS
3 15 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (1.24%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.03%) Apache Spark
6 9 (0.93%) JBoss
7 8 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.41%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.41%) IIS
11 3 (0.31%) Apache
11 3 (0.31%) CMS
11 3 (0.31%) WordPress
12 2 (0.21%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.10%) nginx
13 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 89 (9.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (4.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.31%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.31%) InVision
7 3 (0.31%) Sketch
8 2 (0.21%) Figma
8 2 (0.21%) Marvel
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.41%) CSG Singleview
4 4 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.21%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.10%) SAP CAR
Cloud Services
1 75 (7.75%) Power Platform
2 60 (6.20%) Azure
3 58 (5.99%) AWS
4 37 (3.82%) SaaS
5 36 (3.72%) Office 365
6 30 (3.10%) GCP
7 22 (2.27%) Google Analytics
8 10 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
9 9 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.72%) AdWords
11 6 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.52%) GitHub
12 5 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
13 4 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (0.41%) IaaS
13 4 (0.41%) Slack
14 3 (0.31%) Azure Machine Learning
15 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
15 2 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.58%) Broadband
2 46 (4.75%) DNS
3 41 (4.24%) Wireless
4 37 (3.82%) Firewall
5 34 (3.51%) Internet
6 33 (3.41%) DHCP
6 33 (3.41%) LAN
7 30 (3.10%) WAN
8 25 (2.58%) Network Security
9 21 (2.17%) Ethernet
10 15 (1.55%) LLU
11 14 (1.45%) SAN
12 13 (1.34%) VLAN
13 12 (1.24%) IP Telephony
13 12 (1.24%) TCP/IP
14 11 (1.14%) BGP
14 11 (1.14%) Cisco IPT
15 10 (1.03%) Calico
15 10 (1.03%) IPsec
15 10 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.75%) Power BI
3 65 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (5.58%) Relational Database
5 53 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (5.27%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (2.27%) Data Mining
9 20 (2.07%) Big Data
10 19 (1.96%) QlikView
10 19 (1.96%) RDBMS
11 17 (1.76%) Qlik Sense
12 14 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.93%) BigQuery
15 9 (0.93%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.93%) MySQL
15 9 (0.93%) NoSQL
15 9 (0.93%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 46 (4.75%) Git (software)
2 39 (4.03%) JIRA
3 21 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (0.72%) Selenium
6 6 (0.62%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.62%) Maven
6 6 (0.62%) Visual Website Optimizer
7 5 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.41%) C++Builder
8 4 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.31%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.31%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.21%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.21%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.10%) CasperJS
General
1 224 (23.14%) Finance
2 100 (10.33%) Retail
3 93 (9.61%) Telecoms
4 59 (6.10%) Marketing
5 45 (4.65%) Automotive
6 40 (4.13%) Public Sector
7 37 (3.82%) Manufacturing
8 32 (3.31%) Banking
9 30 (3.10%) Billing
10 26 (2.69%) Legal
11 22 (2.27%) Electronics
12 19 (1.96%) Games
13 17 (1.76%) Law
14 8 (0.83%) Advertising
15 6 (0.62%) Back Office
16 5 (0.52%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.41%) Military
18 3 (0.31%) German Language
18 3 (0.31%) Publishing
19 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 204 (21.07%) Analyst
2 166 (17.15%) Developer
3 48 (4.96%) Data Analyst
4 43 (4.44%) Software Engineer
5 41 (4.24%) Data Manager
6 35 (3.62%) Records Manager
7 32 (3.31%) Architect
7 32 (3.31%) IT Manager
7 32 (3.31%) SQL Developer
8 28 (2.89%) Business Analyst
8 28 (2.89%) Consultant
9 26 (2.69%) Team Leader
10 25 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
10 25 (2.58%) Technical Support
11 24 (2.48%) Software Developer
12 23 (2.38%) Graduate
12 23 (2.38%) Project Manager
13 22 (2.27%) Java Developer
14 21 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 20 (2.07%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (9.50%) .NET
2 51 (5.27%) HTML
3 42 (4.34%) CSS
4 37 (3.82%) Vulkan
5 33 (3.41%) Web Services
6 24 (2.48%) Natural Language Processing
7 21 (2.17%) Node.js
8 20 (2.07%) ASP.NET
8 20 (2.07%) TensorFlow
9 19 (1.96%) XML
10 18 (1.86%) jQuery
11 14 (1.45%) Ajax
12 12 (1.24%) AngularJS
12 12 (1.24%) J2EE
13 11 (1.14%) 802.1X
13 11 (1.14%) OpenCV
13 11 (1.14%) SOAP
14 10 (1.03%) HTML5
14 10 (1.03%) React
15 9 (0.93%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 117 (12.09%) Management Information System
2 72 (7.44%) Smartphone
3 63 (6.51%) Self-Motivation
4 59 (6.10%) Algorithms
5 52 (5.37%) User Experience
6 50 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
7 46 (4.75%) Embedded Systems
8 22 (2.27%) Analytical Mindset
9 20 (2.07%) Smart Meter
10 19 (1.96%) PMI
11 17 (1.76%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.55%) Blog
12 15 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
13 14 (1.45%) Robotics
14 13 (1.34%) PKI
15 12 (1.24%) Data Structures
16 11 (1.14%) Clustering
17 10 (1.03%) Infotainment
18 9 (0.93%) Data Centre
19 8 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 119 (12.29%) Linux
2 93 (9.61%) Windows
3 69 (7.13%) Android
4 53 (5.48%) Windows Server
5 45 (4.65%) Unix
6 40 (4.13%) Tizen
7 26 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.55%) Windows 10
10 12 (1.24%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.24%) CentOS
10 12 (1.24%) Mac OS X
10 12 (1.24%) Ubuntu
11 11 (1.14%) HPUX
12 8 (0.83%) Solaris
12 8 (0.83%) SUSE
13 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.21%) AIX
14 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (46.38%) Problem-Solving
2 270 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (16.32%) Business Intelligence
4 114 (11.78%) DevOps
5 102 (10.54%) Analytics
6 90 (9.30%) Project Management
7 86 (8.88%) ITIL
7 86 (8.88%) Mentoring
8 75 (7.75%) Line Management
9 74 (7.64%) Data Protection
10 73 (7.54%) Open Source
11 72 (7.44%) Software Engineering
12 70 (7.23%) Artificial Intelligence
12 70 (7.23%) Data Science
13 67 (6.92%) CRM
14 62 (6.40%) IT Strategy
15 61 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 60 (6.20%) Machine Learning
17 59 (6.10%) Decision-Making
18 58 (5.99%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 253 (26.14%) SQL
2 113 (11.67%) C++
3 103 (10.64%) Python
4 87 (8.99%) C#
5 86 (8.88%) Java
6 73 (7.54%) C
7 70 (7.23%) JavaScript
8 45 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 36 (3.72%) PowerShell
10 27 (2.79%) R
11 25 (2.58%) VBA
12 19 (1.96%) PHP
12 19 (1.96%) VB.NET
13 15 (1.55%) Java 8
14 14 (1.45%) VB
15 13 (1.34%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.24%) MATLAB
17 10 (1.03%) Ruby
18 9 (0.93%) COBOL
19 8 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 224 (23.14%) Degree
2 39 (4.03%) Postgraduate
3 38 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 25 (2.58%) SC Cleared
6 22 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (2.17%) ISTQB
8 20 (2.07%) CISA
8 20 (2.07%) PMI Certification
9 19 (1.96%) CISM
10 18 (1.86%) DBS Check
11 17 (1.76%) MCSA
12 16 (1.65%) CCNA
12 16 (1.65%) CISSP
12 16 (1.65%) ISEB
13 15 (1.55%) CCNP
13 15 (1.55%) Master's Degree
13 15 (1.55%) NVQ Level 3
14 12 (1.24%) RHCA
15 10 (1.03%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (9.40%) SLA
2 83 (8.57%) GDPR
3 73 (7.54%) QA
4 34 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (1.86%) PMO
7 17 (1.76%) COBIT
8 16 (1.65%) Data Quality
9 15 (1.55%) ISAE 3402
10 10 (1.03%) ISO 26262
11 9 (0.93%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.83%) ISO 22301
13 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.41%) NIST
14 1 (0.10%) Basel II
14 1 (0.10%) CDISC
14 1 (0.10%) GPG13
14 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.10%) MIL-STD-498
14 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.76%) Docker
3 17 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (1.24%) pfSense
6 8 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 5 (0.52%) etcd
9 4 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.31%) Firmware
11 2 (0.21%) vSphere
12 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (1.55%) HP ALM
2 14 (1.45%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.34%) Ansible
4 12 (1.24%) Cacti
4 12 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (1.03%) Istio
6 7 (0.72%) WSUS
7 5 (0.52%) Consul
7 5 (0.52%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.10%) Ambari
10 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.10%) Nagios
10 1 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.10%) SCOM
10 1 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 216 (22.31%) Microsoft
2 69 (7.13%) Google
3 57 (5.89%) Oracle
4 56 (5.79%) Cisco
5 52 (5.37%) VMware
6 42 (4.34%) Tableau
7 40 (4.13%) QNX
7 40 (4.13%) SAP
8 36 (3.72%) HP
9 26 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (2.07%) Red Hat
11 18 (1.86%) BT
11 18 (1.86%) Nimsoft
11 18 (1.86%) Pega
12 17 (1.76%) Citrix
13 16 (1.65%) Adobe
13 16 (1.65%) IBM
13 16 (1.65%) Progress
14 13 (1.34%) Dell
14 13 (1.34%) New Relic