Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytical Thinking
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 313 329
Rank change year-on-year -19 +16 +14
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Thinking 35 41 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 23
North West median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -15.15% +26.92%
10th Percentile £33,000 £27,550 £28,000
90th Percentile £91,000 £66,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% +9.76%

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 11738 11180 11342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.06% 89.97% 89.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9354 9320 9374
North West median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 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 -8 29 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Lancashire +7 2 £35,000 +22.81% 1
Cumbria - 2 £40,000 -
Merseyside +22 1 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Cheshire -36 1 £50,000 +66.67% 1
Analytical Thinking
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking 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 Thinking.

1 35 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (34.29%) Finance
3 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Degree
3 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 8 (22.86%) QA
4 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
5 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.14%) Selenium
6 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
6 6 (17.14%) Analytics
6 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (17.14%) IT Strategy
7 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (14.29%) SaaS
7 5 (14.29%) Retail
7 5 (14.29%) Information Security
7 5 (14.29%) Windows
7 5 (14.29%) Java
8 4 (11.43%) C#
8 4 (11.43%) .NET
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle
8 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
8 4 (11.43%) Toad
8 4 (11.43%) ISEB
8 4 (11.43%) Project Management

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 2 (5.71%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.71%) GitHub
2 2 (5.71%) IaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) Skype
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
1 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) Power BI
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.14%) Selenium
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.43%) Toad
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.86%) Babel
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) Gradle
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (2.86%) MSTest
5 1 (2.86%) PostCSS
5 1 (2.86%) Spock
5 1 (2.86%) webpack
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Tester
2 4 (11.43%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Architect
2 4 (11.43%) Automation Tester
2 4 (11.43%) Chief Architect
2 4 (11.43%) Senior Automation Tester
2 4 (11.43%) Senior Tester
2 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Information Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Performance Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Portfolio Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) TOGAF Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Zachman Architect
4 2 (5.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.71%) jQuery
3 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 1 (2.86%) JMS
4 1 (2.86%) OOCSS
4 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.86%) Redux
4 1 (2.86%) Sass
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.86%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Smart Energy
3 3 (8.57%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
3 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Analytics
4 6 (17.14%) IT Strategy
4 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) Information Security
5 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
6 4 (11.43%) Physics
6 4 (11.43%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
6 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
6 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.43%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) C#
2 4 (11.43%) Ruby
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) GraphQL
5 1 (2.86%) ES6
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) ISEB
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.57%) CISA
3 3 (8.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Tableau
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) SAP