Period
to 18 April 2021

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 18 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North West
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 28 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 510 564 949
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 8.83% 7.43% 9.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.73% 19.69% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 407 415 652
10th Percentile £28,900 £25,200 £24,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
75th Percentile £59,375 £60,000 £55,386
90th Percentile £71,750 £80,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 2,244 2,865 4,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.86% 37.73% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,698 2,202 3,099
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,730 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.59% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,919 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,312 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in the North West over the 6 months to 18 April 2021.

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 18 April 2021. 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 +1 267 £48,000 -1.54% 51
Cheshire +20 108 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Merseyside +18 69 £47,500 +39.71% 12
Lancashire +9 44 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Cumbria -11 13 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, 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.

1 199 (39.02%) Problem-Solving
2 171 (33.53%) SQL
3 128 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (24.31%) Microsoft
5 114 (22.35%) .NET
6 108 (21.18%) Analytical Thinking
7 103 (20.20%) Business Intelligence
7 103 (20.20%) Finance
8 85 (16.67%) .NET Core
9 83 (16.27%) MVC
10 81 (15.88%) Analytics
11 77 (15.10%) ASP.NET
12 74 (14.51%) C#
13 72 (14.12%) Azure
14 71 (13.92%) SQL Server
14 71 (13.92%) Innovative Thinking
15 69 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 68 (13.33%) Marketing
17 67 (13.14%) Windows
18 62 (12.16%) Degree
19 59 (11.57%) Microsoft Office
20 54 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
20 54 (10.59%) Power Platform
21 52 (10.20%) Power BI
21 52 (10.20%) Project Management
22 51 (10.00%) ITIL
22 51 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
23 49 (9.61%) Mathematics
24 48 (9.41%) Change Management
25 45 (8.82%) Web Development

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 10 (1.96%) IIS
1 10 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.98%) Drupal
4 4 (0.78%) CMS
4 4 (0.78%) Confluence
4 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.59%) Apache
5 3 (0.59%) nginx
5 3 (0.59%) WordPress
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.20%) JBoss
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 59 (11.57%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.59%) UXPin
7 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.78%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.39%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.20%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.20%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.20%) Shopify
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 72 (14.12%) Azure
2 54 (10.59%) Power Platform
3 39 (7.65%) AWS
4 35 (6.86%) Microsoft 365
5 17 (3.33%) SaaS
6 10 (1.96%) GCP
7 9 (1.76%) Serverless
8 7 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.18%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.78%) Google Sheets
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.39%) Contentsquare
11 2 (0.39%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.39%) Trello
12 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.88%) Firewall
2 15 (2.94%) SSL
3 12 (2.35%) WAN
4 9 (1.76%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.57%) DNS
5 8 (1.57%) VPN
6 7 (1.37%) LAN
6 7 (1.37%) VLAN
7 6 (1.18%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (1.18%) FTP
7 6 (1.18%) IPsec
7 6 (1.18%) WLAN
8 5 (0.98%) BGP
8 5 (0.98%) EIGRP
8 5 (0.98%) IPv4
8 5 (0.98%) IPv6
8 5 (0.98%) OSPF
9 4 (0.78%) Broadband
9 4 (0.78%) Internet
10 2 (0.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 52 (10.20%) Power BI
3 33 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (5.10%) Tableau
5 19 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.14%) QlikView
6 16 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.55%) MySQL
8 12 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (1.76%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (1.57%) Big Data
10 8 (1.57%) Data Lake
11 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.98%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.98%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (4.90%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.16%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.16%) Selenium
3 9 (1.76%) MSTest
4 8 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.37%) JIRA
5 7 (1.37%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.78%) JMeter
6 4 (0.78%) Katalon Studio
7 3 (0.59%) Appium
7 3 (0.59%) Balsamiq
7 3 (0.59%) git-flow
7 3 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.59%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.39%) GitLab
8 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.39%) Protractor
8 2 (0.39%) webpack
9 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
General
1 103 (20.20%) Finance
2 68 (13.33%) Marketing
3 35 (6.86%) Retail
4 31 (6.08%) Manufacturing
5 23 (4.51%) Public Sector
6 19 (3.73%) Law
7 18 (3.53%) Legal
8 14 (2.75%) Electronics
9 11 (2.16%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.18%) Local Government
11 5 (0.98%) Banking
12 4 (0.78%) Back Office
13 3 (0.59%) Billing
14 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.20%) Automotive
15 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.20%) Games
15 1 (0.20%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 118 (23.14%) Developer
2 117 (22.94%) Analyst
3 38 (7.45%) .NET Developer
4 34 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 25 (4.90%) Data Analyst
6 23 (4.51%) Administrator
7 21 (4.12%) Architect
7 21 (4.12%) Software Engineer
7 21 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
7 21 (4.12%) Web Developer
8 20 (3.92%) IT Analyst
8 20 (3.92%) Software Developer
9 16 (3.14%) IT Support
10 15 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 15 (2.94%) Product Owner
10 15 (2.94%) Salesforce Analyst
10 15 (2.94%) Salesforce Business Analyst
11 12 (2.35%) Graduate
11 12 (2.35%) Report Analyst
12 11 (2.16%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (22.35%) .NET
2 85 (16.67%) .NET Core
3 77 (15.10%) ASP.NET
4 69 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 27 (5.29%) HTML
6 19 (3.73%) CSS
7 18 (3.53%) .NET Framework
7 18 (3.53%) React
8 14 (2.75%) AngularJS
9 12 (2.35%) jQuery
9 12 (2.35%) Node.js
10 10 (1.96%) Blazor
10 10 (1.96%) Web Services
11 9 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (1.76%) RESTful
12 8 (1.57%) REST
12 8 (1.57%) SOAP
13 7 (1.37%) XML
14 6 (1.18%) JSON
15 5 (0.98%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.65%) Self-Motivation
2 38 (7.45%) Mobile App
3 20 (3.92%) e-Learning
4 18 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.33%) User Experience
6 13 (2.55%) Analytical Mindset
7 12 (2.35%) Clustering
7 12 (2.35%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.57%) PKI
9 7 (1.37%) Blog
10 6 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.98%) Replication
12 4 (0.78%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.78%) EPoS
12 4 (0.78%) NHS
13 3 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 67 (13.14%) Windows
2 37 (7.25%) Linux
3 27 (5.29%) Windows Server
4 24 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (2.55%) Windows 10
6 11 (2.16%) Unix
7 10 (1.96%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.98%) CentOS
9 5 (0.98%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.59%) Android
10 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.59%) Solaris
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (39.02%) Problem-Solving
2 128 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (21.18%) Analytical Thinking
4 103 (20.20%) Business Intelligence
5 83 (16.27%) MVC
6 81 (15.88%) Analytics
7 71 (13.92%) Innovative Thinking
8 54 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 52 (10.20%) Project Management
10 51 (10.00%) ITIL
11 49 (9.61%) Mathematics
12 48 (9.41%) Change Management
13 45 (8.82%) Web Development
14 39 (7.65%) Computer Science
15 36 (7.06%) Time Management
16 35 (6.86%) Data Analysis
16 35 (6.86%) ETL
17 34 (6.67%) PRINCE2
17 34 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
17 34 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 171 (33.53%) SQL
2 74 (14.51%) C#
3 41 (8.04%) JavaScript
4 27 (5.29%) Python
5 23 (4.51%) T-SQL
6 18 (3.53%) Java
7 15 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.96%) C
9 9 (1.76%) PHP
10 8 (1.57%) Perl
10 8 (1.57%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.57%) R
11 7 (1.37%) VBA
12 6 (1.18%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.98%) C++
14 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.78%) VB
15 3 (0.59%) COBOL
16 2 (0.39%) U-SQL
16 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (12.16%) Degree
2 27 (5.29%) SC Cleared
2 27 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.94%) IIBA
6 14 (2.75%) MCSE
7 8 (1.57%) CISA
7 8 (1.57%) CISM
7 8 (1.57%) CISSP
8 7 (1.37%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.37%) MCSA
9 6 (1.18%) DBS Check
9 6 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.18%) MCITP
10 5 (0.98%) CCNP
10 5 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.98%) JNCIP
10 5 (0.98%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.43%) GDPR
2 31 (6.08%) QA
3 24 (4.71%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.35%) SLA
5 8 (1.57%) NIST
6 7 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.59%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) PMO
8 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.75%) Docker
3 8 (1.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (2.75%) WSUS
2 12 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (1.96%) SCCM
4 9 (1.76%) Terraform
5 8 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.57%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.37%) Kubernetes
7 6 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
7 6 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.18%) vRealize
8 4 (0.78%) Ansible
8 4 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.78%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.39%) Puppet
10 1 (0.20%) SCOM
10 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 124 (24.31%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.06%) Oracle
3 32 (6.27%) SAP
4 31 (6.08%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (4.12%) Cisco
6 17 (3.33%) Google
7 14 (2.75%) McAfee
8 13 (2.55%) VMware
9 10 (1.96%) HubSpot
10 9 (1.76%) Cognos
11 8 (1.57%) Citrix
11 8 (1.57%) HP
11 8 (1.57%) Lumension
11 8 (1.57%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.57%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.57%) Symantec
11 8 (1.57%) Veritas
12 6 (1.18%) Databricks
12 6 (1.18%) LogRhythm
12 6 (1.18%) Sophos