Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
England > North West
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 29 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 746 932 1,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.84% 8.22% 8.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.83% 21.71% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 531 721 785
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £27,236
90th Percentile £72,312 £68,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 3,581 4,292 4,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.62% 37.86% 37.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,696 3,403 3,762
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +4 486 £47,500 +5.56% 95
Cheshire -9 116 £33,750 -21.51% 35
Merseyside -4 53 £37,500 +15.38% 23
Lancashire -18 51 £37,654 -5.87% 18
Cumbria +8 39 £33,750 -24.16% 6
Analytical Skills
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 341 (45.71%) Problem-Solving
2 228 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (26.14%) SQL
4 187 (25.07%) Microsoft
5 158 (21.18%) Degree
6 144 (19.30%) Finance
7 136 (18.23%) Business Intelligence
8 98 (13.14%) SQL Server
9 95 (12.73%) .NET
10 93 (12.47%) Linux
11 87 (11.66%) Python
11 87 (11.66%) Analytics
12 84 (11.26%) Mentoring
13 82 (10.99%) C#
14 80 (10.72%) Windows
14 80 (10.72%) Retail
15 74 (9.92%) AWS
16 73 (9.79%) C++
16 73 (9.79%) Project Management
17 70 (9.38%) Azure
18 69 (9.25%) Power BI
18 69 (9.25%) ITIL
18 69 (9.25%) Power Platform
19 68 (9.12%) Self-Motivation
20 63 (8.45%) Decision-Making
21 62 (8.31%) DevOps
22 61 (8.18%) SDLC
23 60 (8.04%) C
24 59 (7.91%) JavaScript
25 58 (7.77%) Service 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 20 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.41%) SAS
3 13 (1.74%) Confluence
4 10 (1.34%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.34%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.80%) IIS
7 5 (0.67%) Tornado
8 4 (0.54%) Apache
8 4 (0.54%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.54%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.40%) CMS
9 3 (0.40%) nginx
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.27%) WordPress
11 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 51 (6.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (6.43%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.27%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.13%) InVision
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) Sketch
6 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.07%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.27%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (9.92%) AWS
2 70 (9.38%) Azure
3 69 (9.25%) Power Platform
4 40 (5.36%) SaaS
5 29 (3.89%) Office 365
6 26 (3.49%) GCP
7 15 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
8 12 (1.61%) Google Analytics
8 12 (1.61%) IaaS
9 11 (1.47%) PaaS
10 6 (0.80%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.54%) AdWords
11 4 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.54%) GitHub
11 4 (0.54%) Slack
12 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.89%) Internet
2 27 (3.62%) Firewall
3 22 (2.95%) Wireless
4 19 (2.55%) DNS
5 16 (2.14%) LAN
6 15 (2.01%) WAN
7 14 (1.88%) DHCP
8 13 (1.74%) VLAN
9 12 (1.61%) Cisco IPT
9 12 (1.61%) IP Telephony
10 10 (1.34%) Skype
10 10 (1.34%) TCP/IP
11 7 (0.94%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.54%) Broadband
12 4 (0.54%) Intranet
12 4 (0.54%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.40%) MPLS
13 3 (0.40%) SAN
13 3 (0.40%) VoIP
13 3 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.25%) Power BI
3 53 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (6.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (3.22%) Relational Database
8 20 (2.68%) QlikView
9 19 (2.55%) Big Data
10 18 (2.41%) Data Mining
11 12 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (1.47%) Data Lake
12 11 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (1.34%) MySQL
13 10 (1.34%) Snowflake Schema
14 9 (1.21%) BigQuery
14 9 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (1.21%) NoSQL
15 8 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 28 (3.75%) JIRA
3 23 (3.08%) Visual Studio
4 16 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 12 (1.61%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.94%) Maven
7 6 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.67%) Ant
8 5 (0.67%) Selenium
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.54%) Subversion
9 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.40%) CF BOSH
10 3 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.27%) Balsamiq
11 2 (0.27%) ERwin
11 2 (0.27%) JUnit
11 2 (0.27%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.27%) PHPUnit
General
1 144 (19.30%) Finance
2 80 (10.72%) Retail
3 42 (5.63%) Marketing
4 39 (5.23%) Manufacturing
5 36 (4.83%) Telecoms
6 35 (4.69%) Public Sector
7 34 (4.56%) Automotive
8 20 (2.68%) Banking
9 15 (2.01%) Aerospace
10 14 (1.88%) Electronics
11 12 (1.61%) Military
12 11 (1.47%) Legal
13 10 (1.34%) Law
14 7 (0.94%) Games
15 6 (0.80%) Advertising
16 5 (0.67%) Back Office
17 4 (0.54%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.54%) German Language
18 3 (0.40%) Billing
18 3 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 147 (19.71%) Analyst
1 147 (19.71%) Developer
2 46 (6.17%) Architect
3 34 (4.56%) Data Analyst
4 32 (4.29%) Software Developer
5 24 (3.22%) Software Engineer
6 22 (2.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (2.95%) IT Manager
7 21 (2.82%) Graduate
8 20 (2.68%) SQL Developer
9 19 (2.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 19 (2.55%) Test Leader
10 18 (2.41%) Data Scientist
10 18 (2.41%) Team Leader
11 17 (2.28%) Business Analyst
12 16 (2.14%) Test Analyst
13 15 (2.01%) Administrator
13 15 (2.01%) Consultant
13 15 (2.01%) Linux Engineer
13 15 (2.01%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (12.73%) .NET
2 43 (5.76%) HTML
3 40 (5.36%) CSS
4 35 (4.69%) Web Services
5 23 (3.08%) Natural Language Processing
6 19 (2.55%) ASP.NET
6 19 (2.55%) Vulkan
7 17 (2.28%) jQuery
7 17 (2.28%) Node.js
8 12 (1.61%) AngularJS
8 12 (1.61%) LINQ
9 10 (1.34%) React
9 10 (1.34%) RESTful
9 10 (1.34%) TensorFlow
10 9 (1.21%) SailPoint
11 8 (1.07%) HTML5
11 8 (1.07%) SOAP
12 7 (0.94%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.94%) XML
13 6 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.12%) Self-Motivation
2 50 (6.70%) Algorithms
3 36 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 34 (4.56%) Embedded Systems
4 34 (4.56%) Smartphone
5 31 (4.16%) User Experience
6 20 (2.68%) Smart Meter
7 14 (1.88%) Analytical Mindset
7 14 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.74%) Blog
8 13 (1.74%) Clustering
9 12 (1.61%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.34%) Infotainment
11 9 (1.21%) BBC
11 9 (1.21%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.21%) FMCG
11 9 (1.21%) NHS
12 8 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 93 (12.47%) Linux
2 80 (10.72%) Windows
3 47 (6.30%) Android
4 45 (6.03%) Unix
5 34 (4.56%) Windows Server
6 29 (3.89%) Tizen
7 19 (2.55%) Windows 10
8 13 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.61%) HPUX
10 11 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (1.21%) Solaris
11 9 (1.21%) SUSE
11 9 (1.21%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.67%) AIX
14 4 (0.54%) CentOS
14 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (45.71%) Problem-Solving
2 228 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (18.23%) Business Intelligence
4 87 (11.66%) Analytics
5 84 (11.26%) Mentoring
6 73 (9.79%) Project Management
7 69 (9.25%) ITIL
8 63 (8.45%) Decision-Making
9 62 (8.31%) DevOps
10 61 (8.18%) SDLC
11 58 (7.77%) Service Management
12 54 (7.24%) Computer Science
13 51 (6.84%) Machine Learning
14 50 (6.70%) Data Science
14 50 (6.70%) Mathematics
15 48 (6.43%) Test Automation
16 46 (6.17%) Coaching
17 45 (6.03%) Visualisation
18 44 (5.90%) Data Analysis
19 43 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 195 (26.14%) SQL
2 87 (11.66%) Python
3 82 (10.99%) C#
4 73 (9.79%) C++
5 60 (8.04%) C
6 59 (7.91%) JavaScript
7 56 (7.51%) Java
8 41 (5.50%) T-SQL
9 33 (4.42%) R
10 23 (3.08%) VBA
11 20 (2.68%) PowerShell
12 18 (2.41%) PHP
13 17 (2.28%) VB.NET
14 14 (1.88%) VB
15 12 (1.61%) MATLAB
16 11 (1.47%) X++
17 7 (0.94%) COBOL
17 7 (0.94%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.94%) Ruby
17 7 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 158 (21.18%) Degree
2 47 (6.30%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 28 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (2.82%) Master's Degree
6 18 (2.41%) DBS Check
6 18 (2.41%) ISTQB
7 17 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (2.01%) ISEB
9 14 (1.88%) CCNA
10 12 (1.61%) MCSA
11 11 (1.47%) PhD
12 9 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (1.21%) TOGAF Certification
13 8 (1.07%) MCITP
14 7 (0.94%) A+ Certification
14 7 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
15 6 (0.80%) CCNP
15 6 (0.80%) CISA
15 6 (0.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.10%) QA
2 44 (5.90%) SLA
3 19 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.14%) GDPR
5 14 (1.88%) COBIT
6 13 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (1.34%) ISO 26262
7 10 (1.34%) PMO
8 7 (0.94%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.27%) GAAP
10 2 (0.27%) NIST
11 1 (0.13%) Basel II
11 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.13%) HL7
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.13%) MIL-STD-498
11 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 43 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.14%) Docker
4 15 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.80%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (0.54%) pfSense
8 4 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.88%) HP ALM
2 10 (1.34%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.21%) Ansible
3 9 (1.21%) SCCM
3 9 (1.21%) WSUS
4 7 (0.94%) vRealize
5 6 (0.80%) Terraform
6 4 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.54%) Puppet
7 3 (0.40%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.27%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.27%) Salt
8 2 (0.27%) Scalr
8 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.13%) Grafana
9 1 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 187 (25.07%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.24%) VMware
3 49 (6.57%) Oracle
4 46 (6.17%) Google
5 35 (4.69%) Cisco
6 33 (4.42%) HP
7 32 (4.29%) Tableau
8 29 (3.89%) QNX
9 22 (2.95%) SAP
10 20 (2.68%) Citrix
11 12 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.61%) Xamarin
12 11 (1.47%) CyberArk
12 11 (1.47%) TOWER Software
13 10 (1.34%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.34%) Sun
14 9 (1.21%) BeyondTrust
14 9 (1.21%) Okta
15 8 (1.07%) Databricks
15 8 (1.07%) Remedy