Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 27 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1034 938 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.88% 7.58% 8.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.07% 18.80% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 753 747 872
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,400 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,500 £56,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 5151 4989 4654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.26% 40.31% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 4164 3701
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,325 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +9 677 £45,000 +13.92% 35
Cheshire -7 225 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Merseyside -8 73 £34,250 -1.74% 11
Lancashire -11 48 £40,000 +12.68% 4
Cumbria -3 5 £40,018 +6.71%
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 309 (29.88%) SQL
2 305 (29.50%) Finance
3 264 (25.53%) Degree
4 247 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
5 203 (19.63%) Microsoft
6 175 (16.92%) SQL Server
7 151 (14.60%) Project Management
8 147 (14.22%) Retail
9 146 (14.12%) .NET
10 144 (13.93%) C#
11 138 (13.35%) JavaScript
12 134 (12.96%) SAP
13 126 (12.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 125 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
15 120 (11.61%) Management Information System
16 119 (11.51%) Windows
17 113 (10.93%) HTML
18 104 (10.06%) Microsoft Excel
19 100 (9.67%) Analytics
20 98 (9.48%) ITIL
21 96 (9.28%) Banking
22 91 (8.80%) CSS
23 90 (8.70%) Java
24 88 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 86 (8.32%) Linux
26 83 (8.03%) MVC
27 81 (7.83%) Change Management
28 76 (7.35%) Python
29 75 (7.25%) Data Analysis
30 74 (7.16%) Git (software)

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 68 (6.58%) SAS
2 23 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.64%) Apache Spark
4 14 (1.35%) Confluence
5 11 (1.06%) JBoss
6 9 (0.87%) Apache
7 8 (0.77%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.48%) IIS
8 5 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (0.39%) CMS
9 4 (0.39%) Drupal
9 4 (0.39%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.39%) nginx
9 4 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.29%) CICS
10 3 (0.29%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.29%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 104 (10.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (5.90%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (2.32%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (1.16%) SPSS
7 8 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.097%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.097%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.097%) Weka
Business Applications
1 25 (2.42%) SAP MM
2 19 (1.84%) Magento
2 19 (1.84%) SAP SD
3 14 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (1.35%) SAP SCM
4 10 (0.97%) SAP BPC
5 9 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.77%) SAP VC
7 7 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.58%) SAP HCM
8 6 (0.58%) SAP Retail
9 4 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.39%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.29%) BASE24
10 3 (0.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 3 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.64%) Google Analytics
4 11 (1.06%) SaaS
5 10 (0.97%) iPaaS
6 9 (0.87%) Office 365
7 8 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (0.68%) AdWords
8 7 (0.68%) PaaS
9 6 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.58%) GitHub
9 6 (0.58%) IaaS
10 4 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.29%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.19%) Mavenlink
12 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.097%) BlazeMeter
13 1 (0.097%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.097%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.097%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.13%) WAN
2 18 (1.74%) LAN
3 16 (1.55%) Internet
3 16 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.45%) Firewall
5 13 (1.26%) VPN
5 13 (1.26%) Wireless
6 10 (0.97%) SSL
7 9 (0.87%) IP Telephony
7 9 (0.87%) Multicast
8 8 (0.77%) BGP
8 8 (0.77%) Bluetooth
8 8 (0.77%) DHCP
8 8 (0.77%) DNS
8 8 (0.77%) Network Security
8 8 (0.77%) OSPF
8 8 (0.77%) SAN
8 8 (0.77%) VoIP
8 8 (0.77%) WinSCP
9 7 (0.68%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 88 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 71 (6.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (6.09%) MySQL
5 54 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 39 (3.77%) Big Data
8 29 (2.80%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.71%) Hadoop
10 27 (2.61%) Power BI
10 27 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (2.32%) QlikView
12 21 (2.03%) Base SAS
12 21 (2.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 21 (2.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 19 (1.84%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 16 (1.55%) Data Mining
14 16 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (1.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 74 (7.16%) Git (software)
2 45 (4.35%) JIRA
3 38 (3.68%) Visual Studio
4 25 (2.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 20 (1.93%) Selenium
6 19 (1.84%) Cucumber
6 19 (1.84%) ProC
7 18 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (1.64%) TeamCity
9 13 (1.26%) Subversion
10 9 (0.87%) gulp
11 8 (0.77%) eCATT
11 8 (0.77%) JUnit
11 8 (0.77%) LSMW
12 7 (0.68%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.58%) Grunt
14 5 (0.48%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.48%) Jenkins
14 5 (0.48%) NUnit
14 5 (0.48%) Zephyr
General
1 305 (29.50%) Finance
2 147 (14.22%) Retail
3 96 (9.28%) Banking
4 71 (6.87%) Marketing
5 48 (4.64%) Automotive
5 48 (4.64%) Manufacturing
5 48 (4.64%) Telecoms
6 31 (3.00%) Legal
7 28 (2.71%) Billing
8 27 (2.61%) Advertising
9 26 (2.51%) Electronics
10 23 (2.22%) Law
11 21 (2.03%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.93%) Financial Institution
13 15 (1.45%) Games
14 13 (1.26%) Publishing
15 12 (1.16%) Retail Banking
16 11 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
16 11 (1.06%) German Language
17 6 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 258 (24.95%) Analyst
2 196 (18.96%) Developer
3 147 (14.22%) Consultant
4 71 (6.87%) SAP Consultant
5 70 (6.77%) Business Analyst
6 50 (4.84%) Software Engineer
7 42 (4.06%) Architect
7 42 (4.06%) Data Analyst
8 36 (3.48%) Senior Consultant
9 35 (3.38%) Applications Support
10 34 (3.29%) Graduate
11 32 (3.09%) Senior Developer
12 29 (2.80%) IT Manager
13 27 (2.61%) Project Manager
14 26 (2.51%) .NET Developer
14 26 (2.51%) Software Developer
14 26 (2.51%) SQL Developer
15 25 (2.42%) Business Consultant
16 22 (2.13%) C# Developer
16 22 (2.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (14.12%) .NET
2 113 (10.93%) HTML
3 91 (8.80%) CSS
4 71 (6.87%) ASP.NET
5 69 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 62 (6.00%) jQuery
7 61 (5.90%) Web Services
8 44 (4.26%) .NET Framework
9 36 (3.48%) HTML5
10 34 (3.29%) React
11 32 (3.09%) Entity Framework
12 30 (2.90%) Backbone.js
13 29 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (2.71%) Ember.js
14 28 (2.71%) XML
15 25 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (1.93%) Ajax
17 18 (1.74%) ADO.NET
17 18 (1.74%) Spring
18 17 (1.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 120 (11.61%) Management Information System
2 67 (6.48%) Computer Science
3 45 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 39 (3.77%) User Experience
5 29 (2.80%) iPad
6 25 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.84%) Algorithms
8 18 (1.74%) Smart Meter
9 15 (1.45%) Clustering
10 13 (1.26%) Handset
11 11 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.06%) Smartphone
12 10 (0.97%) Data Centre
12 10 (0.97%) Digital Media
12 10 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (0.87%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (0.77%) Contactless
14 8 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.77%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 119 (11.51%) Windows
2 86 (8.32%) Linux
3 29 (2.80%) Unix
4 26 (2.51%) Android
5 24 (2.32%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.84%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.68%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.48%) AIX
11 4 (0.39%) Debian
12 3 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.097%) CentOS
14 1 (0.097%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.097%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (14.60%) Project Management
3 126 (12.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 125 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
5 100 (9.67%) Analytics
6 98 (9.48%) ITIL
7 83 (8.03%) MVC
8 81 (7.83%) Change Management
9 75 (7.25%) Data Analysis
10 68 (6.58%) Risk Management
11 64 (6.19%) Business Analysis
11 64 (6.19%) Software Engineering
12 63 (6.09%) Mathematics
13 60 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 60 (5.80%) Information Security
13 60 (5.80%) SDLC
14 59 (5.71%) Test Automation
15 55 (5.32%) People Management
16 53 (5.13%) Scrum
17 50 (4.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 309 (29.88%) SQL
2 144 (13.93%) C#
3 138 (13.35%) JavaScript
4 90 (8.70%) Java
5 76 (7.35%) Python
6 67 (6.48%) C
7 55 (5.32%) T-SQL
8 47 (4.55%) C++
9 44 (4.26%) PHP
10 34 (3.29%) R
11 25 (2.42%) VBA
12 24 (2.32%) VB
13 23 (2.22%) VB.NET
14 19 (1.84%) PROC SQL
14 19 (1.84%) SAS Macro
15 18 (1.74%) PowerShell
16 15 (1.45%) ABAP
16 15 (1.45%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.97%) Embedded C
18 9 (0.87%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 264 (25.53%) Degree
2 52 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.29%) DV Cleared
4 20 (1.93%) CISSP
5 17 (1.64%) ISTQB
5 17 (1.64%) Master's Degree
6 16 (1.55%) CISM
7 15 (1.45%) ISEB
7 15 (1.45%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.16%) CRISC
9 11 (1.06%) CISA
10 10 (0.97%) CCNP
10 10 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.77%) SAP Certification
12 7 (0.68%) PhD
12 7 (0.68%) Postgraduate
13 6 (0.58%) CCIE
13 6 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.77%) QA
2 29 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 25 (2.42%) PMO
4 23 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (2.22%) SLA
5 10 (0.97%) ISO 14001
5 10 (0.97%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.77%) GDPR
6 8 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.58%) ISO 13485
7 6 (0.58%) ISO 22301
8 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (0.29%) COBIT
10 2 (0.19%) COSO
10 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.097%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.097%) GAAP
System Software
1 19 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.45%) Docker
3 11 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.48%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.48%) HDFS
4 5 (0.48%) XenApp
5 4 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.19%) Firmware
6 2 (0.19%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.19%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.19%) Varnish
6 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.19%) XenServer
7 1 (0.097%) Samba
7 1 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.097%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (1.35%) SCCM
2 4 (0.39%) Ansible
2 4 (0.39%) Kibana
2 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.39%) Puppet
3 3 (0.29%) CA Wily
3 3 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.29%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.29%) Ganglia
3 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.29%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.19%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.19%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.19%) Mesos
4 2 (0.19%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.097%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 203 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 134 (12.96%) SAP
3 68 (6.58%) Oracle
4 35 (3.38%) Atlassian
5 27 (2.61%) Tableau
6 24 (2.32%) IBM
7 21 (2.03%) Google
8 20 (1.93%) Cisco
9 15 (1.45%) VMware
10 12 (1.16%) Cognos
11 11 (1.06%) Teradata
12 10 (0.97%) Cloudera
12 10 (0.97%) HP
13 9 (0.87%) Citrix
13 9 (0.87%) F5
14 8 (0.77%) Ariba
14 8 (0.77%) Hitwise
15 7 (0.68%) SolarWinds
15 7 (0.68%) Sun
16 6 (0.58%) GENBAND