Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Analytical Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Thinking over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytical Thinking
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 344 283
Rank change year-on-year +50 -61 +10
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Thinking 63 37 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.28% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.31% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 29
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,750 £70,050
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Analytical Thinking is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,397 11,955 10,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.16% 91.15% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9,196 9,722 8,663
North West median annual salary £44,500 £41,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.55% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Analytical Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Analytical Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Thinking in the North West

Analytical Thinking
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking in the North West.

Salary trend for Analytical Thinking in the North West

Analytical Thinking
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking in the North West over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Analytical Thinking in the North West

Analytical Thinking
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 Thinking within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 July 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 +52 41 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Cheshire +3 20 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Lancashire 0 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Cumbria - 1 £40,000 - 1
Analytical Thinking
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking 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 Thinking.

1 63 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (39.68%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (31.75%) High Availability
3 20 (31.75%) SQL
3 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (25.40%) Business Analysis
6 14 (22.22%) Finance
6 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 12 (19.05%) Data Security
8 9 (14.29%) Project Management
8 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 9 (14.29%) Data Structures
8 9 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
9 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.70%) QA
9 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
10 7 (11.11%) Banking
10 7 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (11.11%) BPR
10 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (11.11%) ITIL
10 7 (11.11%) Degree
10 7 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
10 7 (11.11%) IaaS
10 7 (11.11%) Critical Thinking
11 6 (9.52%) DevOps
11 6 (9.52%) IT Strategy
11 6 (9.52%) BDD
11 6 (9.52%) Confluence

Analytical Thinking
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 6 (9.52%) Confluence
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) SAS
4 2 (3.17%) Drupal
4 2 (3.17%) WordPress
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) IaaS
2 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.94%) GitHub
2 5 (7.94%) SaaS
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (3.17%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) SSL
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) SMTP
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) OLAP
3 3 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.17%) GIS
4 2 (3.17%) Power BI
4 2 (3.17%) QlikView
5 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Gradle
1 5 (7.94%) JIRA
1 5 (7.94%) JUnit
1 5 (7.94%) Maven
1 5 (7.94%) Spock
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Retail
4 5 (7.94%) Back Office
5 3 (4.76%) Marketing
6 2 (3.17%) Legal
7 1 (1.59%) Automotive
7 1 (1.59%) Front Office
7 1 (1.59%) Games
7 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Law
7 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) DBA
2 14 (22.22%) Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Administrator
4 5 (7.94%) Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Java Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.76%) Integration Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Service Integration Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Customer Insight Manager
7 2 (3.17%) IT Technician
7 2 (3.17%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) GraphQL
1 5 (7.94%) JMS
1 5 (7.94%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (7.94%) RESTful
1 5 (7.94%) Spring
1 5 (7.94%) Spring Boot
1 5 (7.94%) Spring Integration
2 3 (4.76%) CSS
2 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.59%) jQuery
4 1 (1.59%) SOAP
4 1 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) CMDB
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) FMCG
5 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) High Availability
3 17 (26.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (25.40%) Business Analysis
5 12 (19.05%) Data Security
6 9 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
6 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 9 (14.29%) Project Management
7 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
7 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
8 7 (11.11%) BPR
8 7 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
8 7 (11.11%) Critical Thinking
8 7 (11.11%) ITIL
8 7 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (9.52%) BDD
9 6 (9.52%) IT Strategy
9 6 (9.52%) Service Management
9 6 (9.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) Java
3 4 (6.35%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.59%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) R
5 1 (1.59%) VB
5 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.59%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) SLA
3 3 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) AirWatch
1 2 (3.17%) Foglight
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.59%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) Cognos
1 3 (4.76%) HP
1 3 (4.76%) VMware
2 2 (3.17%) Blue Coat
2 2 (3.17%) Brocade
2 2 (3.17%) CommVault
2 2 (3.17%) F5
2 2 (3.17%) McAfee
2 2 (3.17%) NetApp
2 2 (3.17%) NetIQ
2 2 (3.17%) Nimble Storage
2 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
2 2 (3.17%) Tableau
2 2 (3.17%) TippingPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Capita
3 1 (1.59%) Citrix
3 1 (1.59%) EMC
3 1 (1.59%) Remedy
3 1 (1.59%) Sun