Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North West
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 29 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 987 1,027 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.74% 8.44% 7.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.62% 22.80% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 614 731 761
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.55%

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 4,364 4,505 5,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.05% 37.01% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,072 3,446 4,178
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +10 544 £45,000 -5.26% 38
Cheshire +12 185 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Lancashire 0 142 £37,500 -3.23% 12
Merseyside +14 107 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Cumbria +5 3 £38,500 +54.00%
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 431 (43.67%) Problem-Solving
2 266 (26.95%) Finance
2 266 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (24.62%) SQL
4 242 (24.52%) Degree
5 222 (22.49%) Microsoft
6 152 (15.40%) Business Intelligence
7 142 (14.39%) C#
8 134 (13.58%) Analytics
9 118 (11.96%) Java
9 118 (11.96%) ITIL
10 116 (11.75%) SQL Server
11 111 (11.25%) Broadband
12 109 (11.04%) .NET
13 99 (10.03%) Windows
13 99 (10.03%) Management Information System
13 99 (10.03%) Project Management
14 97 (9.83%) Telecoms
15 94 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
16 93 (9.42%) Python
17 87 (8.81%) Data Science
18 86 (8.71%) Retail
19 84 (8.51%) Data Analysis
19 84 (8.51%) C++
20 83 (8.41%) Line Management
21 82 (8.31%) Software Engineering
22 81 (8.21%) SLA
23 80 (8.11%) Active Directory
23 80 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 80 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management

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 22 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.03%) Confluence
3 14 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.11%) SAS
6 10 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.91%) JBoss
8 6 (0.61%) CMS
9 3 (0.30%) Apache
9 3 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.10%) IIS
10 1 (0.10%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.10%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 94 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (2.84%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.81%) Adobe XD
6 8 (0.81%) UXPin
7 7 (0.71%) Sketch
7 7 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.61%) SOLIDWORKS
9 5 (0.51%) InVision
9 5 (0.51%) Marvel
10 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.30%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.30%) Figma
12 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.20%) SPSS
13 1 (0.10%) Stata
13 1 (0.10%) Weka
Business Applications
1 24 (2.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 15 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.22%) CSG Singleview
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.20%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.20%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.10%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 75 (7.60%) Power Platform
2 65 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (3.44%) Office 365
5 32 (3.24%) SaaS
6 24 (2.43%) Google Analytics
7 17 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
10 10 (1.01%) Lucidchart
11 9 (0.91%) Serverless
12 8 (0.81%) AdWords
13 6 (0.61%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (0.51%) Google Tag Manager
15 4 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
15 4 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 111 (11.25%) Broadband
2 35 (3.55%) DNS
3 32 (3.24%) Wireless
4 28 (2.84%) Network Security
5 27 (2.74%) DHCP
5 27 (2.74%) LAN
6 25 (2.53%) Ethernet
7 23 (2.33%) Internet
7 23 (2.33%) WAN
8 22 (2.23%) Firewall
9 17 (1.72%) LLU
9 17 (1.72%) TCP/IP
10 13 (1.32%) VoIP
11 12 (1.22%) SAN
12 11 (1.11%) BGP
12 11 (1.11%) Bluetooth
13 10 (1.01%) OSPF
13 10 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (0.91%) IPsec
14 9 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (11.75%) SQL Server
2 80 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (7.60%) Power BI
3 75 (7.60%) Relational Database
4 71 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (5.27%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 38 (3.85%) Big Data
8 27 (2.74%) RDBMS
9 23 (2.33%) NoSQL
10 15 (1.52%) Data Mining
11 14 (1.42%) MySQL
11 14 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (1.22%) Hadoop
14 11 (1.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.11%) QlikView
15 10 (1.01%) Data Lake
15 10 (1.01%) Qlik Sense
16 6 (0.61%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 42 (4.26%) JIRA
2 23 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.03%) Selenium
4 17 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.22%) Balsamiq
6 12 (1.22%) Cucumber
6 12 (1.22%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.81%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.81%) Visual Website Optimizer
8 6 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.51%) Axure RP
9 5 (0.51%) Maven
10 4 (0.41%) C++Builder
10 4 (0.41%) JUnit
10 4 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.41%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.30%) Bitbucket
General
1 266 (26.95%) Finance
2 97 (9.83%) Telecoms
3 86 (8.71%) Retail
4 78 (7.90%) Marketing
5 55 (5.57%) Banking
5 55 (5.57%) Manufacturing
6 41 (4.15%) Electronics
7 35 (3.55%) Billing
8 27 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 23 (2.33%) Legal
10 22 (2.23%) Law
11 14 (1.42%) Games
12 9 (0.91%) Automotive
13 7 (0.71%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.51%) Back Office
15 4 (0.41%) Advertising
15 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.20%) French Language
17 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 237 (24.01%) Analyst
2 166 (16.82%) Developer
3 44 (4.46%) Business Analyst
4 42 (4.26%) Data Manager
5 41 (4.15%) Software Engineer
6 40 (4.05%) Data Analyst
7 37 (3.75%) Project Manager
7 37 (3.75%) Records Manager
7 37 (3.75%) Software Developer
8 35 (3.55%) Architect
9 30 (3.04%) Graduate
10 29 (2.94%) SQL Developer
11 28 (2.84%) Consultant
11 28 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
12 27 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 23 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
13 23 (2.33%) Team Leader
14 22 (2.23%) .NET Developer
14 22 (2.23%) Technical Support
15 20 (2.03%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (11.04%) .NET
2 51 (5.17%) HTML
3 41 (4.15%) CSS
4 37 (3.75%) Web Services
5 25 (2.53%) SOAP
6 21 (2.13%) XML
7 19 (1.93%) ASP.NET
7 19 (1.93%) JSON
8 18 (1.82%) AngularJS
9 17 (1.72%) .NET Framework
9 17 (1.72%) Ajax
10 15 (1.52%) Vulkan
11 12 (1.22%) Hibernate
11 12 (1.22%) jQuery
11 12 (1.22%) Natural Language Processing
11 12 (1.22%) Node.js
12 11 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (1.11%) HTML5
12 11 (1.11%) Middleware
12 11 (1.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 99 (10.03%) Management Information System
2 74 (7.50%) User Experience
3 65 (6.59%) Self-Motivation
4 58 (5.88%) Algorithms
5 41 (4.15%) Data Protection Act
6 39 (3.95%) Smartphone
7 27 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (2.53%) Analytical Mindset
9 22 (2.23%) Fintech
10 20 (2.03%) Data Structures
10 20 (2.03%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.82%) PMI
12 17 (1.72%) Smart Meter
13 13 (1.32%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (1.22%) Blog
14 12 (1.22%) Data Centre
14 12 (1.22%) Life Science
14 12 (1.22%) PKI
15 11 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 99 (10.03%) Windows
2 62 (6.28%) Linux
3 44 (4.46%) Windows Server
4 31 (3.14%) Android
5 25 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (2.03%) Unix
7 19 (1.93%) Windows 10
8 14 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.91%) Tizen
9 9 (0.91%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.51%) CentOS
11 5 (0.51%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.41%) FreeRTOS
13 2 (0.20%) AIX
13 2 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (43.67%) Problem-Solving
2 266 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (15.40%) Business Intelligence
4 134 (13.58%) Analytics
5 118 (11.96%) ITIL
6 99 (10.03%) Project Management
7 87 (8.81%) Data Science
8 84 (8.51%) Data Analysis
9 83 (8.41%) Line Management
10 82 (8.31%) Software Engineering
11 80 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 78 (7.90%) DevOps
13 77 (7.80%) Mentoring
14 75 (7.60%) Business Analysis
15 74 (7.50%) SDLC
16 72 (7.29%) Collaborative Working
17 69 (6.99%) Coaching
18 68 (6.89%) Mathematics
19 64 (6.48%) Decision-Making
20 63 (6.38%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 243 (24.62%) SQL
2 142 (14.39%) C#
3 118 (11.96%) Java
4 93 (9.42%) Python
5 84 (8.51%) C++
6 70 (7.09%) JavaScript
7 57 (5.78%) C
8 33 (3.34%) PowerShell
8 33 (3.34%) T-SQL
9 27 (2.74%) R
10 18 (1.82%) PHP
11 17 (1.72%) VB.NET
12 15 (1.52%) X++
13 13 (1.32%) Perl
14 12 (1.22%) Embedded C
14 12 (1.22%) MATLAB
15 11 (1.11%) VBA
16 9 (0.91%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.81%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 242 (24.52%) Degree
2 41 (4.15%) Postgraduate
3 28 (2.84%) ISTQB
4 24 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (2.33%) PMI Certification
6 22 (2.23%) ISEB
7 21 (2.13%) PhD
8 20 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (1.82%) Master's Degree
10 17 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (1.52%) SC Cleared
11 15 (1.52%) Security Cleared
12 14 (1.42%) CCNP
12 14 (1.42%) CISSP
13 13 (1.32%) CCNA
14 9 (0.91%) MCSE
15 8 (0.81%) CEH
15 8 (0.81%) MCSA
15 8 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 7 (0.71%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (8.21%) SLA
2 62 (6.28%) GDPR
3 60 (6.08%) QA
4 30 (3.04%) Data Quality
5 27 (2.74%) PMO
6 18 (1.82%) ISO 9001
6 18 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.81%) ISO 22301
8 7 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.41%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.20%) COBIT
12 2 (0.20%) PA-DSS
12 2 (0.20%) PSD2
13 1 (0.10%) CDISC
13 1 (0.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 80 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
4 13 (1.32%) Docker
5 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (0.61%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.51%) etcd
6 5 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.51%) pfSense
6 5 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.51%) vSphere
7 4 (0.41%) Firmware
8 3 (0.30%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.10%) NDS
9 1 (0.10%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (1.72%) HP ALM
2 13 (1.32%) Cacti
3 11 (1.11%) SCCM
4 10 (1.01%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.91%) WSUS
6 8 (0.81%) Istio
7 6 (0.61%) Ansible
7 6 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (0.51%) Consul
8 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.20%) Ambari
10 2 (0.20%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.20%) Nagios
10 2 (0.20%) SCOM
11 1 (0.10%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.10%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 1 (0.10%) Puppet
11 1 (0.10%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 222 (22.49%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.07%) Oracle
3 48 (4.86%) SAP
4 47 (4.76%) Google
5 43 (4.36%) Cisco
5 43 (4.36%) VMware
6 38 (3.85%) Tableau
7 32 (3.24%) Adobe
8 26 (2.63%) HP
9 23 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (2.23%) Citrix
11 18 (1.82%) BT
11 18 (1.82%) Nimsoft
11 18 (1.82%) Pega
12 17 (1.72%) IBM
13 15 (1.52%) Red Hat
14 14 (1.42%) CyberArk
15 13 (1.32%) Meraki
15 13 (1.32%) Remedy
16 12 (1.22%) Informatica