Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North West
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 968 1,044 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.24% 7.85% 7.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.65% 19.43% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 760 765 757
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £24,873 £26,250 £25,150
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 4,687 5,372 5,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.88% 40.40% 41.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3,742 4,192 4,340
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -3 566 £44,000 -2.22% 104
Cheshire +2 216 £42,500 -5.56% 43
Lancashire +27 86 £37,500 -6.25% 19
Merseyside +13 76 £32,500 - 17
Cumbria +3 5 £44,500 +11.25% 4
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 366 (37.81%) Problem-Solving
2 264 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 260 (26.86%) SQL
4 255 (26.34%) Finance
5 180 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 158 (16.32%) Degree
7 144 (14.88%) C#
8 124 (12.81%) Business Intelligence
9 121 (12.50%) .NET
9 121 (12.50%) Project Management
10 117 (12.09%) Retail
11 111 (11.47%) Windows
12 110 (11.36%) SQL Server
13 109 (11.26%) JavaScript
14 108 (11.16%) Java
15 106 (10.95%) Analytics
16 98 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 94 (9.71%) Microsoft Excel
18 88 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
19 87 (8.99%) SDLC
20 85 (8.78%) Business Analysis
21 84 (8.68%) Mentoring
22 82 (8.47%) Test Automation
23 78 (8.06%) Scrum
24 77 (7.95%) ITIL
25 76 (7.85%) Marketing
26 75 (7.75%) HTML
27 74 (7.64%) Manufacturing
28 72 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 72 (7.44%) Coaching

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 34 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.58%) IIS
3 17 (1.76%) SAS
4 14 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.34%) Apache Spark
5 13 (1.34%) Confluence
6 12 (1.24%) nginx
7 8 (0.83%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.72%) Liferay
8 7 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.52%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.31%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.31%) CMS
10 3 (0.31%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.21%) Apache
11 2 (0.21%) CICS
11 2 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 94 (9.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 67 (6.92%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (2.89%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.41%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.31%) SPSS
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.21%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.21%) InDesign
8 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.72%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.41%) Infor SunSystems
6 4 (0.41%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.41%) SAP APO
7 3 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.31%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.21%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.21%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.21%) SAP IBP
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.10%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
4 30 (3.10%) Office 365
5 26 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (2.69%) SaaS
6 12 (1.24%) IaaS
6 12 (1.24%) PaaS
7 11 (1.14%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.72%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.41%) BlazeMeter
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.21%) G Suite
11 2 (0.21%) GitHub
11 2 (0.21%) Heroku
11 2 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.48%) WAN
2 19 (1.96%) Firewall
2 19 (1.96%) HTTP
3 18 (1.86%) LAN
4 17 (1.76%) Network Security
5 16 (1.65%) SAN
5 16 (1.65%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.24%) Wireless
7 11 (1.14%) DHCP
7 11 (1.14%) DNS
7 11 (1.14%) SSH
7 11 (1.14%) VPN
8 10 (1.03%) SSL
9 8 (0.83%) Internet
9 8 (0.83%) WebEx
9 8 (0.83%) ZigBee
10 7 (0.72%) AMQP
10 7 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 72 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (5.27%) Big Data
6 43 (4.44%) MySQL
7 41 (4.24%) Relational Database
8 35 (3.62%) Power BI
9 26 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (2.07%) QlikView
11 17 (1.76%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.65%) OLAP
12 16 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (1.34%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.24%) NoSQL
15 11 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (0.83%) Couchbase
17 8 (0.83%) OLTP
17 8 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 49 (5.06%) JIRA
2 37 (3.82%) Selenium
3 30 (3.10%) Visual Studio
4 19 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 19 (1.96%) TeamCity
5 16 (1.65%) SpecFlow
6 15 (1.55%) Cucumber
6 15 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.24%) JMeter
8 8 (0.83%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.83%) PHPUnit
9 7 (0.72%) ERwin
9 7 (0.72%) Subversion
10 6 (0.62%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.52%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.41%) LSMW
12 4 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.41%) Protractor
12 4 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (0.41%) Serilog
General
1 255 (26.34%) Finance
2 117 (12.09%) Retail
3 76 (7.85%) Marketing
4 74 (7.64%) Manufacturing
5 64 (6.61%) Banking
6 51 (5.27%) Law
7 48 (4.96%) Telecoms
8 43 (4.44%) Electronics
9 38 (3.93%) Investment Banking
10 19 (1.96%) Legal
11 17 (1.76%) Advertising
12 14 (1.45%) Retail Banking
13 13 (1.34%) Automotive
13 13 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (1.03%) Publishing
15 7 (0.72%) Back Office
15 7 (0.72%) Games
16 5 (0.52%) Billing
16 5 (0.52%) Military
16 5 (0.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 238 (24.59%) Analyst
2 180 (18.60%) Developer
3 67 (6.92%) Business Analyst
4 56 (5.79%) Consultant
5 48 (4.96%) Software Developer
6 47 (4.86%) .NET Developer
6 47 (4.86%) Project Manager
7 42 (4.34%) Senior Analyst
8 38 (3.93%) Architect
9 35 (3.62%) Test Analyst
10 34 (3.51%) C# Developer
11 33 (3.41%) Junior
12 32 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
12 32 (3.31%) Graduate
13 31 (3.20%) IT Manager
14 28 (2.89%) DBA
14 28 (2.89%) Support Engineer
15 26 (2.69%) Senior Developer
16 25 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 24 (2.48%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (12.50%) .NET
2 75 (7.75%) HTML
3 62 (6.40%) Web Services
4 61 (6.30%) CSS
5 52 (5.37%) ASP.NET
6 34 (3.51%) jQuery
7 33 (3.41%) HTML5
8 29 (3.00%) XML
9 27 (2.79%) AngularJS
10 24 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (2.38%) .NET Framework
11 23 (2.38%) REST
12 22 (2.27%) JSON
13 21 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (1.55%) React
15 14 (1.45%) RESTful
16 13 (1.34%) .NET Core
16 13 (1.34%) SOAP
17 12 (1.24%) SignalR
18 11 (1.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 55 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 54 (5.58%) User Experience
4 44 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 29 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (3.00%) Smart Meter
6 24 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 22 (2.27%) Data Structures
8 21 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
10 16 (1.65%) Algorithms
11 15 (1.55%) Clustering
11 15 (1.55%) Data Centre
12 14 (1.45%) Smart Energy
13 12 (1.24%) Blog
13 12 (1.24%) Fintech
14 11 (1.14%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.93%) LIMS
16 8 (0.83%) Life Science
16 8 (0.83%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 111 (11.47%) Windows
2 71 (7.33%) Linux
3 39 (4.03%) Windows Server
4 38 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (3.00%) Unix
7 14 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.34%) Android
9 11 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.83%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.62%) pSOS
12 4 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.41%) Solaris
13 3 (0.31%) SUSE
14 2 (0.21%) FreeRTOS
14 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (37.81%) Problem-Solving
2 264 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (12.81%) Business Intelligence
4 121 (12.50%) Project Management
5 106 (10.95%) Analytics
6 98 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 87 (8.99%) SDLC
8 85 (8.78%) Business Analysis
9 84 (8.68%) Mentoring
10 82 (8.47%) Test Automation
11 78 (8.06%) Scrum
12 77 (7.95%) ITIL
13 72 (7.44%) Coaching
14 68 (7.02%) Risk Management
15 67 (6.92%) Data Analysis
16 65 (6.71%) CRM
17 64 (6.61%) Decision-Making
18 63 (6.51%) Programme Management
19 58 (5.99%) Analytical Thinking
20 57 (5.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 260 (26.86%) SQL
2 144 (14.88%) C#
3 109 (11.26%) JavaScript
4 108 (11.16%) Java
5 59 (6.10%) Python
5 59 (6.10%) T-SQL
6 50 (5.17%) PHP
7 35 (3.62%) C
8 29 (3.00%) C++
9 22 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 22 (2.27%) VBA
10 21 (2.17%) R
11 17 (1.76%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.55%) Go
13 11 (1.14%) X++
14 9 (0.93%) VB
15 8 (0.83%) ABAP
15 8 (0.83%) Embedded C
16 7 (0.72%) PHP 5
17 6 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 158 (16.32%) Degree
2 28 (2.89%) ISTQB
3 25 (2.58%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.48%) ISEB
5 14 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.34%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.24%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.14%) PMP
9 10 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.03%) CISSP
10 9 (0.93%) PhD
11 7 (0.72%) CCNP
12 6 (0.62%) APMG
12 6 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.52%) CISA
13 5 (0.52%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.52%) MCSE
14 4 (0.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.82%) QA
2 32 (3.31%) PMO
3 28 (2.89%) SLA
4 20 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (1.96%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.45%) GDPR
7 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.21%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.21%) MiFID
10 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.10%) COBIT
10 1 (0.10%) GAAP
10 1 (0.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 55 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 38 (3.93%) Docker
3 23 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.72%) Firmware
4 7 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.41%) XenApp
6 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.10%) HDFS
7 1 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.10%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.10%) vSphere
7 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 21 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.55%) Nagios
4 12 (1.24%) Ansible
5 8 (0.83%) Kibana
5 8 (0.83%) Puppet
5 8 (0.83%) Terraform
6 7 (0.72%) Grafana
6 7 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.62%) HP ALM
7 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (0.62%) SCCM
8 5 (0.52%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.52%) Foglight
8 5 (0.52%) Packer
9 4 (0.41%) Istio
10 2 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.21%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 180 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 63 (6.51%) SAP
3 57 (5.89%) VMware
4 48 (4.96%) Google
5 46 (4.75%) Tableau
6 40 (4.13%) Cisco
6 40 (4.13%) HP
7 29 (3.00%) Oracle
8 27 (2.79%) Citrix
9 15 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.55%) Splunk
10 11 (1.14%) SolarWinds
11 10 (1.03%) Adobe
11 10 (1.03%) Atlassian
11 10 (1.03%) Dell
11 10 (1.03%) NetApp
12 9 (0.93%) F5
13 8 (0.83%) IBM
13 8 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.83%) Sun