Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North West
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 27 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,068 982 1,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.24% 7.92% 9.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.18% 18.21% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 772 757 865
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 5,042 5,393 4,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.92% 43.51% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,906 4,421 3,636
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,963 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,155 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% -1.69% +6.38%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 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
Manchester -4 594 £47,500 +18.75% 99
Cheshire -8 269 £42,500 +7.59% 30
Lancashire +11 115 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Merseyside +7 70 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Cumbria -2 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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.

1 429 (40.17%) Problem-Solving
2 342 (32.02%) Finance
3 315 (29.49%) SQL
4 261 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
5 184 (17.23%) Degree
6 182 (17.04%) Microsoft
7 181 (16.95%) Java
8 167 (15.64%) C#
9 164 (15.36%) .NET
10 155 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
11 154 (14.42%) SQL Server
12 150 (14.04%) Project Management
13 146 (13.67%) JavaScript
13 146 (13.67%) Manufacturing
14 129 (12.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 128 (11.99%) SAP
16 127 (11.89%) Retail
17 126 (11.80%) Windows
18 125 (11.70%) Analytics
19 123 (11.52%) HTML
20 117 (10.96%) Self-Motivation
21 107 (10.02%) Python
22 93 (8.71%) Marketing
22 93 (8.71%) Software Engineering
22 93 (8.71%) Continuous Improvement
23 92 (8.61%) CSS
24 89 (8.33%) Big Data
25 88 (8.24%) Banking
26 87 (8.15%) MVC
27 83 (7.77%) Mentoring

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 44 (4.12%) Apache Spark
1 44 (4.12%) SAS
2 21 (1.97%) IIS
3 16 (1.50%) Confluence
4 14 (1.31%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 10 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.94%) Sitefinity
7 9 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.84%) CMS
7 9 (0.84%) JBoss
7 9 (0.84%) OpenEdge
7 9 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.47%) CICS
8 5 (0.47%) Drupal
9 4 (0.37%) Anypoint
9 4 (0.37%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.37%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.37%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 68 (6.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (3.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 18 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.66%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.66%) SAP PP
6 6 (0.56%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 6 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.56%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.56%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.47%) HFM
7 5 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.87%) SaaS
4 15 (1.40%) Office 365
5 12 (1.12%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.12%) GitHub
5 12 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (0.94%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.94%) IaaS
8 9 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
10 4 (0.37%) PaaS
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.094%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.094%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.094%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.094%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.094%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.68%) Internet
2 27 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.59%) Firewall
3 17 (1.59%) SAN
3 17 (1.59%) VPN
4 16 (1.50%) LAN
4 16 (1.50%) WAN
5 12 (1.12%) Network Security
6 11 (1.03%) Broadband
6 11 (1.03%) FTP
6 11 (1.03%) HTTP
7 9 (0.84%) ADSL
7 9 (0.84%) PSTN
8 8 (0.75%) SSL
8 8 (0.75%) VoIP
8 8 (0.75%) Wireless
9 6 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (0.56%) DNS
9 6 (0.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 89 (8.33%) Big Data
3 71 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (6.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (4.96%) Hadoop
6 52 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (4.49%) Relational Database
8 45 (4.21%) MySQL
9 33 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (2.72%) Power BI
11 24 (2.25%) Data Mining
12 20 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
12 20 (1.87%) MongoDB
13 18 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
14 17 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (1.50%) Base SAS
15 16 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (1.50%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 16 (1.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 55 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.49%) JIRA
3 24 (2.25%) JUnit
4 22 (2.06%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.87%) Visual Studio
6 19 (1.78%) Selenium
7 17 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.50%) eCATT
8 16 (1.50%) LSMW
8 16 (1.50%) ProC
9 13 (1.22%) Gradle
9 13 (1.22%) Maven
9 13 (1.22%) Mercurial
10 12 (1.12%) TestNG
11 11 (1.03%) Cucumber
11 11 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (1.03%) Subversion
12 10 (0.94%) MSBuild
13 7 (0.66%) GitLab
13 7 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 342 (32.02%) Finance
2 146 (13.67%) Manufacturing
3 127 (11.89%) Retail
4 93 (8.71%) Marketing
5 88 (8.24%) Banking
6 59 (5.52%) Telecoms
7 54 (5.06%) Electronics
8 53 (4.96%) Publishing
9 47 (4.40%) Investment Banking
10 43 (4.03%) Advertising
11 40 (3.75%) Law
12 27 (2.53%) Billing
13 23 (2.15%) Games
14 18 (1.69%) Automotive
15 17 (1.59%) Legal
16 15 (1.40%) Back Office
17 13 (1.22%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.94%) General Ledger
19 4 (0.37%) Brand Awareness
20 3 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 278 (26.03%) Analyst
2 205 (19.19%) Developer
3 97 (9.08%) Consultant
4 89 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 74 (6.93%) Architect
6 51 (4.78%) Software Engineer
7 41 (3.84%) Project Manager
8 39 (3.65%) Data Analyst
9 37 (3.46%) SAP Consultant
10 32 (3.00%) Applications Support
10 32 (3.00%) Java Developer
11 31 (2.90%) SQL Analyst
12 29 (2.72%) Senior Developer
13 27 (2.53%) Support Analyst
14 26 (2.43%) Senior Analyst
15 24 (2.25%) Support Consultant
16 23 (2.15%) .NET Developer
16 23 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
16 23 (2.15%) SQL Developer
16 23 (2.15%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (15.36%) .NET
2 123 (11.52%) HTML
3 92 (8.61%) CSS
4 81 (7.58%) Web Services
5 78 (7.30%) AngularJS
6 63 (5.90%) ASP.NET
7 60 (5.62%) jQuery
8 58 (5.43%) React
9 45 (4.21%) HTML5
10 38 (3.56%) REST
11 36 (3.37%) .NET Framework
11 36 (3.37%) Spring
12 30 (2.81%) SOAP
13 29 (2.72%) Ajax
13 29 (2.72%) CSS3
14 25 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (2.34%) Hibernate
15 22 (2.06%) RESTful
16 21 (1.97%) Node.js
17 19 (1.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 117 (10.96%) Self-Motivation
2 78 (7.30%) Management Information System
3 68 (6.37%) Computer Science
4 45 (4.21%) User Experience
5 28 (2.62%) Mobile App
6 23 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.59%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.50%) Analytical Mindset
8 16 (1.50%) LIMS
9 15 (1.40%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.31%) Clustering
11 13 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.12%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.94%) Smart Meter
14 9 (0.84%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
16 7 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
17 6 (0.56%) Client/Server
17 6 (0.56%) VSAM
18 5 (0.47%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 126 (11.80%) Windows
2 78 (7.30%) Linux
3 44 (4.12%) Windows Server
4 31 (2.90%) Android
5 30 (2.81%) Unix
6 24 (2.25%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.84%) Debian
12 8 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.66%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.28%) AIX
15 3 (0.28%) Solaris
16 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.094%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (40.17%) Problem-Solving
2 261 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
4 150 (14.04%) Project Management
5 129 (12.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 125 (11.70%) Analytics
7 93 (8.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 93 (8.71%) Software Engineering
8 87 (8.15%) MVC
9 83 (7.77%) Mentoring
10 82 (7.68%) Data Analysis
11 80 (7.49%) Risk Management
12 79 (7.40%) SDLC
13 78 (7.30%) Machine Learning
13 78 (7.30%) Scrum
14 76 (7.12%) Test Automation
15 72 (6.74%) ITIL
16 69 (6.46%) Business Analysis
17 68 (6.37%) Decision-Making
18 66 (6.18%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 315 (29.49%) SQL
2 181 (16.95%) Java
3 167 (15.64%) C#
4 146 (13.67%) JavaScript
5 107 (10.02%) Python
6 57 (5.34%) C++
7 53 (4.96%) T-SQL
8 50 (4.68%) C
9 49 (4.59%) PHP
10 39 (3.65%) R
11 26 (2.43%) VB.NET
12 23 (2.15%) Scala
13 20 (1.87%) ABAP
14 18 (1.69%) VBA
15 16 (1.50%) Go
15 16 (1.50%) PROC SQL
15 16 (1.50%) SAS Macro
16 14 (1.31%) Objective-C
16 14 (1.31%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 184 (17.23%) Degree
2 34 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.87%) ISEB
4 15 (1.40%) HND
4 15 (1.40%) ISTQB
5 14 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.22%) CISSP
6 13 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
8 11 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.66%) MCSE
10 7 (0.66%) PMP
11 6 (0.56%) CCNP
11 6 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.56%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.74%) QA
2 34 (3.18%) PMO
3 22 (2.06%) SLA
4 20 (1.87%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.31%) GDPR
6 13 (1.22%) GCP
7 9 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.84%) MiFID
8 5 (0.47%) GAAP
8 5 (0.47%) ISO 13485
9 4 (0.37%) COBIT
10 3 (0.28%) COSO
11 2 (0.19%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.094%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.094%) TARGET2
System Software
1 36 (3.37%) Docker
2 34 (3.18%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.84%) Firmware
6 6 (0.56%) vSphere
7 5 (0.47%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.47%) Time Sharing Option
8 4 (0.37%) HDFS
8 4 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.37%) XenApp
9 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.094%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (3.09%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.97%) Ansible
3 19 (1.78%) Single Sign-On
4 13 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (1.03%) SCCM
6 9 (0.84%) Puppet
7 7 (0.66%) Nessus
8 5 (0.47%) CA Wily
8 5 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (0.47%) TrustSec
9 4 (0.37%) SCOM
9 4 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.28%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.28%) Nagios
10 3 (0.28%) Oozie
11 2 (0.19%) Mesos
11 2 (0.19%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.19%) QRadar
Vendors
1 182 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 128 (11.99%) SAP
3 69 (6.46%) Oracle
4 37 (3.46%) Google
5 30 (2.81%) VMware
6 28 (2.62%) Tableau
7 25 (2.34%) HP
8 24 (2.25%) Xamarin
9 17 (1.59%) IBM
10 16 (1.50%) JDA
11 15 (1.40%) Capita
11 15 (1.40%) Dell
12 14 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.22%) Atlassian
14 12 (1.12%) CA
14 12 (1.12%) Cloudera
14 12 (1.12%) Motorola
14 12 (1.12%) Sitecore
15 11 (1.03%) Citrix
16 9 (0.84%) Cognos