Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 28 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 1,028 905 1,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.19% 7.38% 8.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.04% 17.92% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 754 687 870
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £27,018 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £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 4,887 5,049 4,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.92% 41.15% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,783 4,176 3,473
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

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 January 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 21 January 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 +14 651 £45,000 +12.50% 142
Cheshire -3 250 £45,000 +20.00% 43
Lancashire -2 64 £40,000 +3.90% 16
Merseyside -14 53 £31,500 -21.25% 16
Cumbria -5 6 £40,036 +33.45% 4
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 340 (33.07%) Finance
2 295 (28.70%) SQL
3 216 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
4 213 (20.72%) Degree
5 180 (17.51%) Microsoft
6 158 (15.37%) SQL Server
7 156 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
8 150 (14.59%) SAP
9 137 (13.33%) Retail
10 133 (12.94%) Project Management
10 133 (12.94%) .NET
10 133 (12.94%) C#
10 133 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 121 (11.77%) Java
12 119 (11.58%) JavaScript
12 119 (11.58%) Analytics
13 110 (10.70%) Windows
14 104 (10.12%) Manufacturing
15 102 (9.92%) Microsoft Excel
16 96 (9.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 94 (9.14%) Python
18 90 (8.75%) Banking
19 87 (8.46%) Management Information System
20 86 (8.37%) HTML
21 85 (8.27%) Data Analysis
22 79 (7.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 78 (7.59%) CSS
24 77 (7.49%) MVC
24 77 (7.49%) QA
24 77 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement

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 54 (5.25%) SAS
2 28 (2.72%) Apache Spark
3 16 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (1.07%) JBoss
4 11 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 10 (0.97%) Confluence
6 6 (0.58%) CICS
7 5 (0.49%) Apache
7 5 (0.49%) CMS
7 5 (0.49%) IIS
7 5 (0.49%) OpenEdge
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.39%) Drupal
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.29%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 102 (9.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.78%) SPSS
8 7 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.097%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.097%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 17 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.46%) SAP MM
3 13 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (1.26%) Magento
4 11 (1.07%) SAP SD
5 8 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.78%) SAP VC
6 7 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (0.68%) SAP SCM
7 6 (0.58%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.58%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.49%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.49%) SAP BPC
8 5 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 4 (0.39%) SAP FSCM
9 4 (0.39%) SAP HCM
9 4 (0.39%) SAP Retail
9 4 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.26%) Google Analytics
4 12 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (0.88%) Office 365
6 8 (0.78%) AdWords
7 7 (0.68%) GitHub
8 5 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.49%) iPaaS
8 5 (0.49%) PaaS
9 4 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.39%) IaaS
9 4 (0.39%) SaaS
9 4 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.29%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.097%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.097%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.097%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.40%) Internet
2 21 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.46%) WAN
4 12 (1.17%) Firewall
4 12 (1.17%) FTP
5 11 (1.07%) HTTP
5 11 (1.07%) LAN
5 11 (1.07%) SAN
6 9 (0.88%) ADSL
6 9 (0.88%) Network Security
6 9 (0.88%) PSTN
7 8 (0.78%) Broadband
7 8 (0.78%) SSL
7 8 (0.78%) VPN
7 8 (0.78%) WinSCP
8 7 (0.68%) Bluetooth
8 7 (0.68%) DHCP
8 7 (0.68%) DNS
9 6 (0.58%) Wireless
10 4 (0.39%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 96 (9.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 79 (7.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (6.13%) Big Data
6 48 (4.67%) MySQL
7 41 (3.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (3.89%) Hadoop
9 32 (3.11%) Relational Database
10 30 (2.92%) Power BI
11 23 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (2.14%) Base SAS
12 22 (2.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 22 (2.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 20 (1.95%) Data Mining
13 20 (1.95%) QlikView
13 20 (1.95%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 17 (1.65%) MongoDB
15 13 (1.26%) Oracle Database
16 12 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 54 (5.25%) Git (software)
2 32 (3.11%) JIRA
3 20 (1.95%) ProC
3 20 (1.95%) Selenium
4 19 (1.85%) eCATT
4 19 (1.85%) LSMW
4 19 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 15 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 13 (1.26%) Subversion
6 13 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.17%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.68%) GitLab
10 6 (0.58%) JUnit
10 6 (0.58%) PyCharm
11 5 (0.49%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.49%) gulp
11 5 (0.49%) NUnit
11 5 (0.49%) Zephyr
12 4 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 340 (33.07%) Finance
2 137 (13.33%) Retail
3 104 (10.12%) Manufacturing
4 90 (8.75%) Banking
5 67 (6.52%) Marketing
6 47 (4.57%) Telecoms
7 45 (4.38%) Publishing
8 39 (3.79%) Advertising
8 39 (3.79%) Billing
9 36 (3.50%) Electronics
10 35 (3.40%) Investment Banking
11 33 (3.21%) Automotive
12 28 (2.72%) Legal
13 26 (2.53%) Law
14 22 (2.14%) Games
15 10 (0.97%) German Language
16 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.68%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.49%) Back Office
17 5 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 270 (26.26%) Analyst
2 173 (16.83%) Developer
3 134 (13.04%) Consultant
4 75 (7.30%) Business Analyst
5 63 (6.13%) SAP Consultant
6 60 (5.84%) Architect
7 47 (4.57%) Data Analyst
7 47 (4.57%) Software Engineer
8 39 (3.79%) Applications Support
9 35 (3.40%) Senior Consultant
10 32 (3.11%) Project Manager
11 31 (3.02%) SQL Analyst
12 30 (2.92%) Graduate
13 26 (2.53%) Senior Developer
14 22 (2.14%) IT Manager
14 22 (2.14%) SQL Developer
14 22 (2.14%) Test Analyst
15 21 (2.04%) Graduate Analyst
15 21 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
15 21 (2.04%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (12.94%) .NET
2 86 (8.37%) HTML
3 78 (7.59%) CSS
4 69 (6.71%) AngularJS
5 65 (6.32%) jQuery
6 56 (5.45%) Web Services
7 54 (5.25%) React
8 51 (4.96%) ASP.NET
9 42 (4.09%) HTML5
10 37 (3.60%) .NET Framework
11 30 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (2.72%) CSS3
13 26 (2.53%) Entity Framework
14 24 (2.33%) Ajax
15 21 (2.04%) EDI
16 20 (1.95%) Ember.js
17 19 (1.85%) IDoc
17 19 (1.85%) Spring
18 18 (1.75%) REST
18 18 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.46%) Management Information System
2 64 (6.23%) Computer Science
3 42 (4.09%) User Experience
4 29 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 19 (1.85%) Analytical Mindset
5 19 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (1.85%) LIMS
6 17 (1.65%) Algorithms
7 14 (1.36%) iPad
7 14 (1.36%) Smart Meter
8 10 (0.97%) Digital Media
8 10 (0.97%) Mainframe
9 9 (0.88%) Clustering
9 9 (0.88%) Data Centre
10 8 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (0.68%) Social Media
12 6 (0.58%) Augmented Reality
12 6 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 110 (10.70%) Windows
2 71 (6.91%) Linux
3 29 (2.82%) Unix
4 27 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 26 (2.53%) Android
6 19 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.78%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.68%) Debian
11 5 (0.49%) AIX
12 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.29%) Solaris
13 2 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.097%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.097%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.097%) VMS
14 1 (0.097%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
3 133 (12.94%) Project Management
3 133 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (11.58%) Analytics
5 85 (8.27%) Data Analysis
6 77 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 77 (7.49%) MVC
7 75 (7.30%) Risk Management
8 73 (7.10%) ITIL
9 72 (7.00%) SDLC
10 67 (6.52%) People Management
11 66 (6.42%) Machine Learning
12 65 (6.32%) Software Engineering
12 65 (6.32%) Test Automation
13 61 (5.93%) Mathematics
14 58 (5.64%) Business Analysis
15 57 (5.54%) DevOps
15 57 (5.54%) Scrum
16 55 (5.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 295 (28.70%) SQL
2 133 (12.94%) C#
3 121 (11.77%) Java
4 119 (11.58%) JavaScript
5 94 (9.14%) Python
6 54 (5.25%) C
7 49 (4.77%) C++
8 48 (4.67%) T-SQL
9 44 (4.28%) PHP
10 39 (3.79%) R
11 29 (2.82%) VBA
12 28 (2.72%) ABAP
13 24 (2.33%) VB.NET
14 20 (1.95%) PROC SQL
14 20 (1.95%) SAS Macro
15 16 (1.56%) Scala
16 13 (1.26%) Ruby
17 12 (1.17%) Objective-C
17 12 (1.17%) PowerShell
18 11 (1.07%) Go
Qualifications
1 213 (20.72%) Degree
2 47 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.14%) DV Cleared
4 20 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 17 (1.65%) ISEB
7 14 (1.36%) CISSP
8 12 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.88%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.78%) CISM
11 8 (0.78%) SAP Certification
12 7 (0.68%) PMP
13 6 (0.58%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.49%) MCSE
14 5 (0.49%) PhD
14 5 (0.49%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.49%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (7.49%) QA
2 35 (3.40%) PMO
3 24 (2.33%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.65%) GDPR
5 13 (1.26%) SLA
6 10 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.78%) MiFID
8 7 (0.68%) ISO 13485
9 5 (0.49%) GCP
9 5 (0.49%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.19%) COBIT
11 2 (0.19%) COSO
11 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.097%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.097%) TARGET2
System Software
1 21 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.85%) Docker
3 10 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.49%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.39%) HDFS
5 4 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.39%) XenApp
6 3 (0.29%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.29%) vSphere
7 2 (0.19%) Varnish
7 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.19%) XenServer
8 1 (0.097%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.097%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (1.65%) Kubernetes
2 16 (1.56%) SCCM
3 11 (1.07%) Ansible
4 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.78%) Puppet
5 6 (0.58%) CA Wily
6 4 (0.39%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.39%) Kibana
7 3 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.29%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.29%) Oozie
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.19%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.19%) Netcool
8 2 (0.19%) SCOM
8 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 180 (17.51%) Microsoft
2 150 (14.59%) SAP
3 73 (7.10%) Oracle
4 32 (3.11%) Tableau
5 27 (2.63%) Google
6 26 (2.53%) Atlassian
7 23 (2.24%) IBM
8 18 (1.75%) VMware
9 15 (1.46%) HP
10 13 (1.26%) Xamarin
11 12 (1.17%) Cognos
12 11 (1.07%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.97%) Capita
13 10 (0.97%) Sitecore
14 9 (0.88%) CA
14 9 (0.88%) Cloudera
14 9 (0.88%) Dell
15 8 (0.78%) Hitwise
16 7 (0.68%) Citrix
16 7 (0.68%) Motorola