Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 24 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1028 901 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.81% 7.56% 8.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.52% 19.05% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 750 759 957
North West median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £55,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 5267 4729 4785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.02% 39.68% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4137 4008 3837
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £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% +5.56%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +4 683 £42,500 +8.97% 53
Cheshire -2 221 £43,125 +15.00% 13
Merseyside -22 60 £35,000 +2.94% 11
Lancashire -5 49 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Cumbria -5 3 £52,000 +48.57%
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 331 (32.20%) SQL
2 290 (28.21%) Finance
3 272 (26.46%) Degree
4 242 (23.54%) Agile Software Development
5 213 (20.72%) Microsoft
6 174 (16.93%) Retail
7 167 (16.25%) SQL Server
8 153 (14.88%) C#
9 147 (14.30%) .NET
10 142 (13.81%) Project Management
11 140 (13.62%) JavaScript
12 128 (12.45%) SAP
13 123 (11.96%) HTML
14 113 (10.99%) Management Information System
15 110 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
16 108 (10.51%) Analytics
17 106 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
18 102 (9.92%) Windows
19 100 (9.73%) Microsoft Excel
20 95 (9.24%) Marketing
21 92 (8.95%) Banking
22 90 (8.75%) CSS
23 88 (8.56%) ITIL
24 85 (8.27%) Linux
25 84 (8.17%) Python
26 81 (7.88%) Java
26 81 (7.88%) MVC
26 81 (7.88%) Computer Science
27 76 (7.39%) ASP.NET
28 75 (7.30%) Data Analysis

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 70 (6.81%) SAS
2 18 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.36%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.17%) Apache
5 11 (1.07%) CMS
6 8 (0.78%) Confluence
7 7 (0.68%) JBoss
8 6 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.58%) nginx
8 6 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.49%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.29%) CICS
10 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.29%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 100 (9.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (4.77%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (2.04%) SPSS
4 19 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.097%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.097%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.097%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.097%) Stata
9 1 (0.097%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.097%) Weka
Business Applications
1 17 (1.65%) SAP MM
1 17 (1.65%) SAP SD
2 16 (1.56%) Magento
3 14 (1.36%) SAP SCM
4 11 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.88%) SAP BPC
6 7 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.58%) SAP Retail
8 5 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.75%) Google Analytics
4 12 (1.17%) SaaS
5 10 (0.97%) iPaaS
5 10 (0.97%) Office 365
6 8 (0.78%) PaaS
7 7 (0.68%) IaaS
8 6 (0.58%) GitHub
8 6 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.49%) AdWords
9 5 (0.49%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.19%) Mavenlink
11 2 (0.19%) npm
11 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.097%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.097%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.82%) WAN
2 27 (2.63%) LAN
3 21 (2.04%) Firewall
4 18 (1.75%) Wireless
5 16 (1.56%) VPN
6 13 (1.26%) VoIP
7 12 (1.17%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.07%) Network Security
9 10 (0.97%) SSL
10 9 (0.88%) Internet
10 9 (0.88%) IP Telephony
10 9 (0.88%) Multicast
11 8 (0.78%) BGP
11 8 (0.78%) DNS
11 8 (0.78%) OSPF
12 7 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (0.68%) EIGRP
12 7 (0.68%) Ethernet
12 7 (0.68%) HTTP
12 7 (0.68%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (5.25%) MySQL
5 52 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (4.47%) Big Data
7 36 (3.50%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (2.24%) Base SAS
8 23 (2.24%) QlikView
8 23 (2.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 23 (2.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 22 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (1.95%) Data Mining
10 20 (1.95%) Power BI
10 20 (1.95%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 20 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (1.75%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.26%) NoSQL
13 12 (1.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 63 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 53 (5.16%) JIRA
3 39 (3.79%) Visual Studio
4 27 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 22 (2.14%) TeamCity
6 20 (1.95%) ProC
6 20 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.07%) gulp
8 10 (0.97%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.97%) Subversion
9 9 (0.88%) Selenium
10 8 (0.78%) GitLab
10 8 (0.78%) Grunt
10 8 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.78%) PyCharm
11 7 (0.68%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.68%) JUnit
12 6 (0.58%) eCATT
12 6 (0.58%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.58%) LSMW
General
1 290 (28.21%) Finance
2 174 (16.93%) Retail
3 95 (9.24%) Marketing
4 92 (8.95%) Banking
5 56 (5.45%) Telecoms
6 52 (5.06%) Manufacturing
7 49 (4.77%) Automotive
8 37 (3.60%) Legal
9 29 (2.82%) Electronics
10 24 (2.33%) Advertising
11 23 (2.24%) Billing
12 19 (1.85%) Financial Institution
13 15 (1.46%) Law
14 14 (1.36%) Games
15 11 (1.07%) Publishing
16 10 (0.97%) Investment Banking
17 9 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
17 9 (0.88%) General Ledger
18 7 (0.68%) Italian Language
19 6 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 284 (27.63%) Analyst
2 191 (18.58%) Developer
3 136 (13.23%) Consultant
4 83 (8.07%) Business Analyst
5 70 (6.81%) SAP Consultant
6 54 (5.25%) Architect
7 48 (4.67%) Software Developer
8 47 (4.57%) Data Analyst
9 42 (4.09%) Graduate
10 41 (3.99%) Software Engineer
11 36 (3.50%) .NET Developer
12 34 (3.31%) Senior Consultant
13 32 (3.11%) C# Developer
14 31 (3.02%) Technical Architect
15 30 (2.92%) Graduate Developer
16 28 (2.72%) Applications Support
17 27 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
18 26 (2.53%) IT Manager
19 25 (2.43%) IT Analyst
19 25 (2.43%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (14.30%) .NET
2 123 (11.96%) HTML
3 90 (8.75%) CSS
4 76 (7.39%) ASP.NET
5 65 (6.32%) jQuery
6 60 (5.84%) AngularJS
7 54 (5.25%) Web Services
8 41 (3.99%) .NET Framework
9 34 (3.31%) HTML5
10 33 (3.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 31 (3.02%) Entity Framework
12 30 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (2.82%) Backbone.js
14 28 (2.72%) XML
15 23 (2.24%) React
16 21 (2.04%) Ember.js
17 16 (1.56%) Ajax
17 16 (1.56%) JSON
18 15 (1.46%) ADO.NET
18 15 (1.46%) SAP Core Interface
Miscellaneous
1 113 (10.99%) Management Information System
2 81 (7.88%) Computer Science
3 53 (5.16%) Mobile App
4 45 (4.38%) User Experience
5 33 (3.21%) iPad
6 28 (2.72%) Algorithms
7 25 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.04%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.75%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.65%) Smart Meter
11 14 (1.36%) Handset
12 11 (1.07%) Clustering
13 10 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (0.88%) EPoS
14 9 (0.88%) Renewable Energy
14 9 (0.88%) Smartphone
15 8 (0.78%) Contactless
15 8 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 102 (9.92%) Windows
2 85 (8.27%) Linux
3 36 (3.50%) Unix
4 23 (2.24%) Android
5 18 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.46%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.97%) AIX
8 10 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.19%) CentOS
11 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.097%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.097%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.097%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (23.54%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (13.81%) Project Management
3 110 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
4 108 (10.51%) Analytics
5 106 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 88 (8.56%) ITIL
7 81 (7.88%) MVC
8 75 (7.30%) Data Analysis
9 73 (7.10%) Business Analysis
9 73 (7.10%) Change Management
10 68 (6.61%) Information Security
11 66 (6.42%) Risk Management
12 62 (6.03%) CRM
13 58 (5.64%) Scrum
14 57 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 57 (5.54%) E-Commerce
15 56 (5.45%) Mathematics
16 55 (5.35%) SDLC
17 49 (4.77%) Requirements Analysis
17 49 (4.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 331 (32.20%) SQL
2 153 (14.88%) C#
3 140 (13.62%) JavaScript
4 84 (8.17%) Python
5 81 (7.88%) Java
6 52 (5.06%) T-SQL
7 50 (4.86%) PHP
8 42 (4.09%) C
8 42 (4.09%) C++
9 31 (3.02%) R
10 28 (2.72%) VB
11 25 (2.43%) VBA
12 21 (2.04%) VB.NET
13 20 (1.95%) PROC SQL
13 20 (1.95%) SAS Macro
14 19 (1.85%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.56%) Perl
15 16 (1.56%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.17%) MATLAB
16 12 (1.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 272 (26.46%) Degree
2 33 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.82%) CISSP
3 29 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (2.24%) MCSE
5 21 (2.04%) CISA
5 21 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.85%) ISTQB
7 18 (1.75%) CISM
8 17 (1.65%) Master's Degree
9 15 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (1.46%) CRISC
9 15 (1.46%) ISEB
10 14 (1.36%) CCNP
11 13 (1.26%) CNE
11 13 (1.26%) CompTIA Security+
11 13 (1.26%) Novell Certification
11 13 (1.26%) Security+ Certification
12 11 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.03%) QA
2 24 (2.33%) SLA
3 23 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.14%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.36%) PMO
6 11 (1.07%) ISO 14001
6 11 (1.07%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.49%) GDPR
9 4 (0.39%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (0.29%) COBIT
10 3 (0.29%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.19%) COSO
12 1 (0.097%) GAAP
12 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 19 (1.85%) Docker
2 6 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.58%) XenApp
3 4 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.29%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.29%) Firmware
4 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.19%) HDFS
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.19%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.19%) XenServer
6 1 (0.097%) NDS
6 1 (0.097%) Samba
6 1 (0.097%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (1.36%) Puppet
2 13 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.07%) Ansible
4 7 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (0.58%) SCCM
6 5 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.39%) Kibana
8 3 (0.29%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.29%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.19%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.19%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.19%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.19%) SCSM
9 2 (0.19%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.097%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 213 (20.72%) Microsoft
2 128 (12.45%) SAP
3 71 (6.91%) Oracle
4 34 (3.31%) Cisco
5 29 (2.82%) Atlassian
6 23 (2.24%) IBM
6 23 (2.24%) Tableau
7 19 (1.85%) Google
8 16 (1.56%) HP
9 11 (1.07%) Citrix
10 10 (0.97%) Teradata
11 9 (0.88%) Cloudera
11 9 (0.88%) F5
12 8 (0.78%) Ariba
12 8 (0.78%) Sage
12 8 (0.78%) Sun
13 7 (0.68%) BroadSoft
13 7 (0.68%) GENBAND
13 7 (0.68%) Sonus
13 7 (0.68%) VMware