Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North West
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 29 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 974 1,029 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.15% 7.82% 7.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.33% 19.06% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 766 747 767
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,282 £24,100
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £49,500 £46,902 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.54% +4.23% -

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 4,566 5,399 4,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.19% 41.04% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,643 4,229 4,161
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,700 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,641 £65,000 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -2 554 £42,500 - 109
Cheshire 0 230 £39,750 -10.42% 36
Lancashire +30 99 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Merseyside +15 68 £34,500 -1.43% 20
Cumbria +7 3 £32,500 -37.50% 4
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 371 (38.09%) Problem-Solving
2 297 (30.49%) SQL
3 250 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (24.02%) Finance
5 197 (20.23%) Microsoft
6 170 (17.45%) Degree
7 146 (14.99%) C#
8 140 (14.37%) Business Intelligence
9 133 (13.66%) SQL Server
10 132 (13.55%) Windows
11 128 (13.14%) Retail
12 127 (13.04%) .NET
12 127 (13.04%) Project Management
13 112 (11.50%) JavaScript
13 112 (11.50%) Analytics
14 110 (11.29%) Java
15 105 (10.78%) ITIL
16 96 (9.86%) Mentoring
17 92 (9.45%) Manufacturing
18 90 (9.24%) HTML
19 88 (9.03%) Marketing
20 86 (8.83%) Test Automation
21 82 (8.42%) Microsoft Excel
21 82 (8.42%) Scrum
22 80 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
23 79 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
24 78 (8.01%) Business Analysis
24 78 (8.01%) Linux
24 78 (8.01%) Self-Motivation
25 77 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.77%) IIS
3 26 (2.67%) SAS
4 20 (2.05%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.64%) Confluence
6 14 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.13%) nginx
8 8 (0.82%) Sitefinity
9 7 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.41%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.31%) CMS
12 3 (0.31%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.21%) CICS
13 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.21%) Liferay
13 2 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 82 (8.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 72 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (4.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (3.70%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.72%) SPSS
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.21%) InDesign
7 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 30 (3.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 19 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (0.92%) SAP PP
6 5 (0.51%) FastStats
7 4 (0.41%) Infor SunSystems
7 4 (0.41%) SAP APO
8 3 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.31%) Elite 3E
8 3 (0.31%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.21%) Magento
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.21%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.21%) SAP FSCM
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.39%) SaaS
4 32 (3.29%) Office 365
5 27 (2.77%) Dynamics 365
6 25 (2.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (1.44%) IaaS
7 14 (1.44%) PaaS
8 12 (1.23%) Google Analytics
9 10 (1.03%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.41%) BlazeMeter
10 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.31%) GitHub
11 3 (0.31%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.21%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.21%) G Suite
12 2 (0.21%) Lucidchart
12 2 (0.21%) Serverless
12 2 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.29%) Network Security
2 31 (3.18%) Firewall
2 31 (3.18%) LAN
3 30 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 28 (2.87%) Wireless
5 27 (2.77%) WAN
6 25 (2.57%) VPN
7 22 (2.26%) SSL
8 18 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 18 (1.85%) SAN
9 17 (1.75%) Cisco Wireless
10 16 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
10 16 (1.64%) MPLS
11 15 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (1.54%) VoIP
12 14 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (1.33%) Cisco ISE
14 12 (1.23%) DHCP
14 12 (1.23%) DNS
14 12 (1.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 77 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 73 (7.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (6.16%) Big Data
6 55 (5.65%) Relational Database
7 46 (4.72%) MySQL
8 35 (3.59%) Power BI
9 28 (2.87%) Hadoop
10 24 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (2.05%) OLAP
11 20 (2.05%) QlikView
11 20 (2.05%) RDBMS
11 20 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (1.33%) NoSQL
13 13 (1.33%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.13%) MongoDB
14 11 (1.13%) OLTP
15 9 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 56 (5.75%) JIRA
2 39 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 32 (3.29%) Selenium
4 26 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 18 (1.85%) SpecFlow
6 17 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (1.75%) TeamCity
7 14 (1.44%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.23%) ERwin
9 11 (1.13%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.82%) MSBuild
10 8 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.72%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.62%) JMeter
12 6 (0.62%) Subversion
13 4 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 4 (0.41%) LSMW
13 4 (0.41%) PHPUnit
13 4 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (0.41%) SoapUI
General
1 234 (24.02%) Finance
2 128 (13.14%) Retail
3 92 (9.45%) Manufacturing
4 88 (9.03%) Marketing
5 55 (5.65%) Telecoms
6 54 (5.54%) Banking
6 54 (5.54%) Law
7 49 (5.03%) Electronics
8 40 (4.11%) Investment Banking
9 26 (2.67%) Advertising
10 19 (1.95%) Legal
11 17 (1.75%) Publishing
11 17 (1.75%) Retail Banking
12 13 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (1.23%) Automotive
14 7 (0.72%) Games
15 5 (0.51%) Back Office
15 5 (0.51%) Billing
15 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 243 (24.95%) Analyst
2 196 (20.12%) Developer
3 66 (6.78%) Business Analyst
4 55 (5.65%) .NET Developer
5 51 (5.24%) Consultant
6 47 (4.83%) Architect
7 44 (4.52%) Software Developer
8 43 (4.41%) Project Manager
8 43 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
9 37 (3.80%) C# Developer
10 35 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 35 (3.59%) Test Analyst
11 32 (3.29%) Junior
12 29 (2.98%) DBA
13 28 (2.87%) Applications Support
13 28 (2.87%) Data Analyst
13 28 (2.87%) Senior Developer
14 27 (2.77%) Graduate
15 26 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 26 (2.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (13.04%) .NET
2 90 (9.24%) HTML
3 67 (6.88%) CSS
4 54 (5.54%) Web Services
5 53 (5.44%) ASP.NET
6 34 (3.49%) AngularJS
6 34 (3.49%) HTML5
6 34 (3.49%) jQuery
7 33 (3.39%) .NET Framework
8 31 (3.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (2.36%) REST
11 21 (2.16%) XML
12 20 (2.05%) RESTful
13 19 (1.95%) JSON
13 19 (1.95%) React
14 14 (1.44%) Middleware
15 13 (1.33%) .NET Core
16 12 (1.23%) CSS3
16 12 (1.23%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.01%) Self-Motivation
2 61 (6.26%) Computer Science
2 61 (6.26%) User Experience
3 58 (5.95%) Management Information System
4 41 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.87%) Data Structures
6 21 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 19 (1.95%) Data Centre
8 18 (1.85%) Smart Meter
9 17 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
10 16 (1.64%) Clustering
11 15 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 14 (1.44%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.33%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.23%) Blog
15 11 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (1.13%) LIMS
16 10 (1.03%) Fintech
17 8 (0.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 132 (13.55%) Windows
2 78 (8.01%) Linux
3 44 (4.52%) Windows Server
4 36 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (2.36%) Unix
7 14 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.44%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.13%) Android
8 11 (1.13%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.51%) pSOS
11 4 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.21%) Solaris
12 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.10%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.10%) SUSE
13 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (38.09%) Problem-Solving
2 250 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (14.37%) Business Intelligence
4 127 (13.04%) Project Management
5 112 (11.50%) Analytics
6 105 (10.78%) ITIL
7 96 (9.86%) Mentoring
8 86 (8.83%) Test Automation
9 82 (8.42%) Scrum
10 80 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 79 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
12 78 (8.01%) Business Analysis
13 77 (7.91%) Data Analysis
14 75 (7.70%) SDLC
15 67 (6.88%) Risk Management
16 60 (6.16%) Programme Management
17 59 (6.06%) Analytical Thinking
17 59 (6.06%) Decision-Making
18 57 (5.85%) CRM
19 55 (5.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 297 (30.49%) SQL
2 146 (14.99%) C#
3 112 (11.50%) JavaScript
4 110 (11.29%) Java
5 66 (6.78%) Python
6 58 (5.95%) T-SQL
7 47 (4.83%) PHP
8 40 (4.11%) C
9 29 (2.98%) R
10 27 (2.77%) VB.NET
11 25 (2.57%) C++
12 20 (2.05%) VBA
13 17 (1.75%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.23%) Scala
15 11 (1.13%) Go
15 11 (1.13%) X++
16 9 (0.92%) ABAP
17 8 (0.82%) VB
18 7 (0.72%) PHP 5
19 6 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 170 (17.45%) Degree
2 32 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (1.85%) ISEB
3 18 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.75%) CISSP
5 16 (1.64%) CCNP
6 13 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.33%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.23%) MCSE
7 12 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.13%) CCDP
8 11 (1.13%) PMP
9 10 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.92%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.92%) PhD
10 9 (0.92%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.82%) APMG
12 7 (0.72%) DBS Check
12 7 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.44%) QA
2 33 (3.39%) SLA
3 26 (2.67%) PMO
4 25 (2.57%) Data Quality
5 17 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.72%) GDPR
6 7 (0.72%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.31%) COBIT
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.21%) COSO
10 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.10%) GAAP
10 1 (0.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 54 (5.54%) Active Directory
2 38 (3.90%) Docker
3 22 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.05%) Firmware
5 13 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.62%) XenApp
7 3 (0.31%) vSphere
8 2 (0.21%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.10%) HDFS
9 1 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (3.39%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.54%) Nagios
2 15 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.23%) Ansible
4 11 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (1.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 11 (1.13%) Nessus
4 11 (1.13%) TrustSec
5 10 (1.03%) SCCM
6 9 (0.92%) Kibana
7 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (0.62%) Grafana
9 5 (0.51%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.51%) Foglight
9 5 (0.51%) Terraform
10 4 (0.41%) Istio
10 4 (0.41%) Packer
10 4 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.31%) logstash
Vendors
1 197 (20.23%) Microsoft
2 76 (7.80%) SAP
3 55 (5.65%) Cisco
4 52 (5.34%) Google
4 52 (5.34%) VMware
5 39 (4.00%) Tableau
6 31 (3.18%) Oracle
7 28 (2.87%) Citrix
8 27 (2.77%) HP
9 14 (1.44%) Splunk
10 12 (1.23%) F5
11 11 (1.13%) Adobe
11 11 (1.13%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.03%) Atlassian
12 10 (1.03%) Cognos
12 10 (1.03%) NetApp
12 10 (1.03%) SolarWinds
13 9 (0.92%) Blue Coat
13 9 (0.92%) Dell
14 8 (0.82%) IBM