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

Analytical Skills
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 27 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,019 1,045 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.15% 7.97% 8.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.49% 18.85% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 766 793 830
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,500 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% -2.17% +2.22%

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 4,742 5,545 4,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.93% 42.28% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,707 4,449 4,060
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 July 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 July 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 -6 554 £45,000 +12.50% 119
Cheshire -3 249 £40,000 - 50
Lancashire +25 121 £37,500 -1.96% 18
Merseyside +9 68 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Cumbria -4 6 £25,000 -41.18% 6
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 382 (37.49%) Problem-Solving
2 312 (30.62%) SQL
3 286 (28.07%) Finance
4 279 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (18.74%) Degree
6 179 (17.57%) Microsoft
7 165 (16.19%) C#
8 158 (15.51%) .NET
9 150 (14.72%) Java
10 149 (14.62%) Project Management
11 148 (14.52%) SQL Server
12 147 (14.43%) Retail
13 137 (13.44%) Business Intelligence
14 127 (12.46%) JavaScript
15 124 (12.17%) Manufacturing
16 116 (11.38%) HTML
17 111 (10.89%) Marketing
17 111 (10.89%) Analytics
18 102 (10.01%) Self-Motivation
18 102 (10.01%) SAP
19 100 (9.81%) Windows
20 95 (9.32%) ITIL
21 92 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
22 87 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
22 87 (8.54%) Software Engineering
23 86 (8.44%) Business Analysis
24 84 (8.24%) Scrum
25 83 (8.15%) CSS
25 83 (8.15%) Data Analysis
26 80 (7.85%) 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 32 (3.14%) SAS
2 27 (2.65%) Apache Spark
3 23 (2.26%) IIS
4 21 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.77%) Confluence
6 15 (1.47%) Sitefinity
7 11 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.69%) CMS
10 6 (0.59%) JBoss
11 5 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.49%) OpenEdge
12 4 (0.39%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.29%) CICS
13 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.29%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.29%) WordPress
14 2 (0.20%) Anypoint
14 2 (0.20%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 75 (7.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 75 (7.36%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (4.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 31 (3.04%) MS Visio
4 27 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.69%) SPSS
6 3 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.20%) InDesign
8 1 (0.098%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 40 (3.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 17 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (1.37%) SAP S/4HANA
4 12 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (1.08%) SAP PP
6 7 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.59%) HFM
7 6 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.49%) FastStats
8 5 (0.49%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.39%) Infor SunSystems
9 4 (0.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 4 (0.39%) JDE OneWorld
9 4 (0.39%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.29%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.34%) SaaS
3 30 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (1.77%) Office 365
6 17 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
6 17 (1.67%) Google Analytics
7 12 (1.18%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.18%) IaaS
8 10 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.98%) PaaS
9 6 (0.59%) GitHub
10 5 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.20%) AdWords
11 2 (0.20%) Asana
11 2 (0.20%) BlazeMeter
11 2 (0.20%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.20%) G Suite
11 2 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.14%) Firewall
2 30 (2.94%) LAN
3 27 (2.65%) Network Security
3 27 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 27 (2.65%) VPN
4 26 (2.55%) Wireless
5 24 (2.36%) WAN
6 22 (2.16%) Internet
7 19 (1.86%) SSL
8 18 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
9 17 (1.67%) Cisco Wireless
9 17 (1.67%) MPLS
10 16 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
10 16 (1.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (1.47%) VoIP
12 14 (1.37%) Cisco ISE
13 13 (1.28%) SAN
14 12 (1.18%) Multicast
15 11 (1.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 69 (6.77%) Big Data
3 63 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 62 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (4.91%) MySQL
8 37 (3.63%) Hadoop
9 28 (2.75%) Power BI
10 27 (2.65%) RDBMS
11 23 (2.26%) OLAP
12 21 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
14 18 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (1.67%) QlikView
16 16 (1.57%) Oracle Database
17 15 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
18 14 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (1.37%) OLTP
19 13 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 65 (6.38%) JIRA
2 50 (4.91%) Git (software)
3 39 (3.83%) Visual Studio
4 26 (2.55%) Jenkins
5 23 (2.26%) JUnit
5 23 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (2.16%) Selenium
7 16 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (1.47%) ERwin
8 15 (1.47%) MSBuild
9 13 (1.28%) Mercurial
9 13 (1.28%) SpecFlow
10 12 (1.18%) Gradle
10 12 (1.18%) Maven
10 12 (1.18%) TestNG
11 11 (1.08%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.98%) Subversion
13 8 (0.79%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.79%) eCATT
13 8 (0.79%) LSMW
General
1 286 (28.07%) Finance
2 147 (14.43%) Retail
3 124 (12.17%) Manufacturing
4 111 (10.89%) Marketing
5 66 (6.48%) Banking
6 64 (6.28%) Telecoms
7 52 (5.10%) Electronics
8 51 (5.00%) Law
9 38 (3.73%) Investment Banking
10 32 (3.14%) Publishing
11 27 (2.65%) Advertising
12 23 (2.26%) Retail Banking
13 20 (1.96%) Legal
14 16 (1.57%) Automotive
15 15 (1.47%) Back Office
16 11 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.88%) Billing
18 7 (0.69%) General Ledger
19 6 (0.59%) Games
20 5 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 278 (27.28%) Analyst
2 211 (20.71%) Developer
3 87 (8.54%) Business Analyst
4 73 (7.16%) Consultant
5 52 (5.10%) .NET Developer
6 51 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 50 (4.91%) Architect
8 40 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
9 39 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 39 (3.83%) C# Developer
10 36 (3.53%) Software Engineer
11 33 (3.24%) Junior
12 32 (3.14%) Software Developer
13 31 (3.04%) Java Developer
14 29 (2.85%) Test Analyst
15 28 (2.75%) Data Analyst
16 27 (2.65%) Support Analyst
17 26 (2.55%) SQL Developer
18 24 (2.36%) Applications Support
18 24 (2.36%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (15.51%) .NET
2 116 (11.38%) HTML
3 83 (8.15%) CSS
4 76 (7.46%) Web Services
5 70 (6.87%) ASP.NET
6 57 (5.59%) AngularJS
7 47 (4.61%) .NET Framework
8 43 (4.22%) jQuery
9 41 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 35 (3.43%) HTML5
11 32 (3.14%) REST
12 31 (3.04%) RESTful
12 31 (3.04%) Spring
13 28 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (2.75%) React
14 24 (2.36%) SOAP
15 22 (2.16%) Ajax
16 19 (1.86%) Hibernate
16 19 (1.86%) Middleware
17 17 (1.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 102 (10.01%) Self-Motivation
2 74 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 64 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 59 (5.79%) User Experience
5 39 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (2.26%) Data Structures
7 21 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 20 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.57%) Data Centre
10 15 (1.47%) Analytical Mindset
10 15 (1.47%) LIMS
11 14 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (1.37%) Smart Meter
12 13 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (1.08%) Clustering
14 9 (0.88%) Blog
14 9 (0.88%) Life Science
15 8 (0.79%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 100 (9.81%) Windows
2 69 (6.77%) Linux
3 38 (3.73%) Windows Server
4 18 (1.77%) Unix
5 15 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.37%) Android
7 11 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (0.69%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.59%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.39%) Debian
12 4 (0.39%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.29%) pSOS
14 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.098%) AIX
15 1 (0.098%) Solaris
15 1 (0.098%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (37.49%) Problem-Solving
2 279 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (14.62%) Project Management
4 137 (13.44%) Business Intelligence
5 111 (10.89%) Analytics
6 95 (9.32%) ITIL
7 92 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 87 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
8 87 (8.54%) Software Engineering
9 86 (8.44%) Business Analysis
10 84 (8.24%) Scrum
11 83 (8.15%) Data Analysis
12 80 (7.85%) Mentoring
13 76 (7.46%) Test Automation
14 73 (7.16%) MVC
14 73 (7.16%) SDLC
15 72 (7.07%) Risk Management
16 70 (6.87%) Digital Marketing
17 68 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
18 64 (6.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 312 (30.62%) SQL
2 165 (16.19%) C#
3 150 (14.72%) Java
4 127 (12.46%) JavaScript
5 71 (6.97%) Python
6 57 (5.59%) T-SQL
7 52 (5.10%) C
8 43 (4.22%) PHP
9 40 (3.93%) C++
10 27 (2.65%) VB.NET
11 24 (2.36%) R
12 17 (1.67%) Scala
13 16 (1.57%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.47%) VBA
15 14 (1.37%) ABAP
16 11 (1.08%) Go
17 7 (0.69%) X++
18 6 (0.59%) PROC SQL
18 6 (0.59%) SAS Macro
18 6 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 191 (18.74%) Degree
2 27 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (1.77%) CISSP
5 18 (1.77%) ISEB
6 17 (1.67%) CCNP
7 14 (1.37%) PMP
8 13 (1.28%) HND
8 13 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.28%) MCSE
9 12 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (1.08%) CCDP
11 10 (0.98%) APMG
12 9 (0.88%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.88%) SC Cleared
13 8 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
13 8 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.69%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.79%) QA
2 37 (3.63%) SLA
3 28 (2.75%) PMO
4 23 (2.26%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.98%) GCP
7 7 (0.69%) GDPR
7 7 (0.69%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.59%) GAAP
9 5 (0.49%) COBIT
10 3 (0.29%) COSO
10 3 (0.29%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.29%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.098%) GPG13
11 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.098%) MiFID
11 1 (0.098%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (3.63%) Docker
2 31 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.96%) Firmware
4 18 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.49%) vSphere
6 5 (0.49%) XenApp
7 4 (0.39%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.20%) HDFS
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.20%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.098%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.098%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (3.43%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.67%) Ansible
3 14 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
4 13 (1.28%) Nessus
5 11 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (1.08%) TrustSec
6 9 (0.88%) SCCM
7 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.49%) Kibana
10 3 (0.29%) logstash
10 3 (0.29%) Nagios
11 2 (0.20%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.20%) Foglight
11 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.20%) Nmap
11 2 (0.20%) SCOM
11 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 179 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 102 (10.01%) SAP
3 54 (5.30%) Oracle
4 52 (5.10%) Google
5 40 (3.93%) Cisco
6 35 (3.43%) VMware
7 34 (3.34%) Tableau
8 31 (3.04%) Capita
9 19 (1.86%) Citrix
10 17 (1.67%) HP
11 16 (1.57%) Xamarin
12 14 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.28%) JDA
14 10 (0.98%) Dell
14 10 (0.98%) F5
15 9 (0.88%) Adobe
16 8 (0.79%) New Relic
16 8 (0.79%) WorldPay
17 7 (0.69%) IBM
17 7 (0.69%) Sun