Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > North West
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 64 66
Rank change year-on-year +16 +2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 405 442 578
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 5.05% 4.36% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 4.73% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 315 327 482
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% +17.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £76,125
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

Analytics 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 7,362 9,342 12,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.80% 92.13% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,787 7,202 9,690
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Analytics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the North West

Analytics
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analytics in the North West.

Salary trend for Analytics in the North West

Analytics
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytics in the North West over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Analytics in the North West

Analytics
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 Analytics within the North West region over the 6 months to 4 April 2020. 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 +12 256 £50,000 +11.11% 62
Cheshire +8 74 £45,000 - 8
Lancashire +32 48 £42,915 +0.98% 6
Merseyside +17 21 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Cumbria -14 4 £62,500 +184.09% 2
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 157 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (35.06%) SQL
3 100 (24.69%) Business Intelligence
4 98 (24.20%) Data Analytics
5 88 (21.73%) Python
6 83 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
7 79 (19.51%) Azure
8 78 (19.26%) Finance
9 73 (18.02%) JavaScript
9 73 (18.02%) Big Data
10 72 (17.78%) SQL Server
11 70 (17.28%) Microsoft
12 68 (16.79%) Data Science
13 67 (16.54%) Power Platform
13 67 (16.54%) Power BI
14 65 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
15 62 (15.31%) ETL
16 61 (15.06%) Machine Learning
17 56 (13.83%) User Experience
17 56 (13.83%) Artificial Intelligence
18 52 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
19 51 (12.59%) Degree
20 46 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 45 (11.11%) AWS
21 45 (11.11%) Mentoring
21 45 (11.11%) Coaching
22 44 (10.86%) Data Analysis
23 43 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 42 (10.37%) Visualisation
24 42 (10.37%) Data Modelling

Analytics
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 22 (5.43%) Apache Spark
2 17 (4.20%) SAS
3 8 (1.98%) IIS
3 8 (1.98%) NServiceBus
4 7 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.48%) Confluence
6 5 (1.23%) Jupyter
6 5 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.23%) Tornado
7 3 (0.74%) Apache
7 3 (0.74%) CMS
8 2 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.49%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.25%) Luigi
9 1 (0.25%) nginx
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.72%) Sketch
2 11 (2.72%) SPSS
3 9 (2.22%) InVision
4 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.74%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.73%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (1.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.99%) Relativity
3 4 (0.99%) Ringtail
3 4 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.74%) Shopify
5 2 (0.49%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.49%) Magento
5 2 (0.49%) Unica
5 2 (0.49%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 79 (19.51%) Azure
2 67 (16.54%) Power Platform
3 45 (11.11%) AWS
4 23 (5.68%) SaaS
5 21 (5.19%) GCP
5 21 (5.19%) PaaS
6 17 (4.20%) Google Analytics
7 11 (2.72%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (2.22%) IaaS
9 7 (1.73%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.99%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.99%) Office 365
11 2 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.49%) AdWords
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.25%) Boomi
12 1 (0.25%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.20%) Internet
2 11 (2.72%) SNA
3 7 (1.73%) Firewall
3 7 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (1.48%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.48%) HTTP
4 6 (1.48%) SMS
4 6 (1.48%) SSL
5 5 (1.23%) ATM
5 5 (1.23%) VPN
6 4 (0.99%) FTP
6 4 (0.99%) Network Security
7 3 (0.74%) SNMP
8 2 (0.49%) DNS
8 2 (0.49%) MPLS
8 2 (0.49%) NAS
8 2 (0.49%) SAN
8 2 (0.49%) VSAN
8 2 (0.49%) WAN
9 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (18.02%) Big Data
2 72 (17.78%) SQL Server
3 67 (16.54%) Power BI
4 65 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (8.40%) NoSQL
9 33 (8.15%) Data Lake
10 31 (7.65%) Data Mining
11 26 (6.42%) Hadoop
12 18 (4.44%) MongoDB
13 17 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (4.20%) Relational Database
14 16 (3.95%) Apache Hive
14 16 (3.95%) PowerPivot
15 13 (3.21%) QlikView
16 12 (2.96%) OLAP
17 11 (2.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.96%) JIRA
3 11 (2.72%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.48%) CocoaPods
5 5 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.23%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.49%) GitLab
8 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.25%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.25%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.25%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.25%) Spinnaker
8 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.25%) webpack
8 1 (0.25%) Xcode
General
1 78 (19.26%) Finance
2 34 (8.40%) Public Sector
3 33 (8.15%) Retail
4 30 (7.41%) Marketing
5 23 (5.68%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.95%) Law
7 13 (3.21%) Legal
8 12 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (2.72%) Aerospace
10 8 (1.98%) Military
11 7 (1.73%) Banking
12 6 (1.48%) Advertising
13 5 (1.23%) Digital Economy
13 5 (1.23%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.74%) Publishing
15 2 (0.49%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.49%) Games
16 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.25%) Local Government
16 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 102 (25.19%) Developer
2 66 (16.30%) Analyst
3 48 (11.85%) Architect
4 29 (7.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 27 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 19 (4.69%) Data Scientist
6 19 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 18 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (3.95%) Data Architect
8 16 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (3.70%) Software Engineer
10 14 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 14 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 14 (3.46%) Business Manager
10 14 (3.46%) Data Manager
10 14 (3.46%) PHP Developer
11 13 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Lead
12 12 (2.96%) Java Developer
12 12 (2.96%) Lead Developer
12 12 (2.96%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.40%) .NET
2 28 (6.91%) AngularJS
3 27 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
4 26 (6.42%) HTML
5 21 (5.19%) Node.js
6 18 (4.44%) CSS
7 17 (4.20%) MDX
8 15 (3.70%) ASP.NET
9 13 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (2.96%) Middleware
10 12 (2.96%) XML
11 11 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (2.47%) .NET Core
12 10 (2.47%) React
13 9 (2.22%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.22%) JSON
13 9 (2.22%) RESTful
14 8 (1.98%) HTML5
14 8 (1.98%) MSMQ
15 7 (1.73%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 83 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (13.83%) User Experience
3 31 (7.65%) Algorithms
4 17 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.20%) Social Media
5 16 (3.95%) Data Structures
6 15 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.72%) BBC
7 11 (2.72%) e-Health
7 11 (2.72%) Internet of Things
7 11 (2.72%) Social Network
8 9 (2.22%) Blog
9 7 (1.73%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.48%) Animation
11 5 (1.23%) Acoustics
11 5 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.23%) EPoS
11 5 (1.23%) PKI
12 4 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.43%) Linux
2 20 (4.94%) Windows
3 18 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.48%) watchOS
6 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.23%) VME
8 4 (0.99%) AIX
9 3 (0.74%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.74%) Unix
10 2 (0.49%) Android
10 2 (0.49%) Solaris
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (24.69%) Business Intelligence
3 98 (24.20%) Data Analytics
4 68 (16.79%) Data Science
5 62 (15.31%) ETL
6 61 (15.06%) Machine Learning
7 56 (13.83%) Artificial Intelligence
8 52 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
9 45 (11.11%) Coaching
9 45 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 44 (10.86%) Data Analysis
11 42 (10.37%) Data Modelling
11 42 (10.37%) Visualisation
12 40 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 39 (9.63%) Scrum
14 37 (9.14%) Mathematics
15 32 (7.90%) DevOps
16 31 (7.65%) Project Management
17 30 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
18 28 (6.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 142 (35.06%) SQL
2 88 (21.73%) Python
3 73 (18.02%) JavaScript
4 40 (9.88%) R
5 39 (9.63%) Java
6 21 (5.19%) T-SQL
7 20 (4.94%) C#
8 16 (3.95%) PHP
8 16 (3.95%) Scala
9 14 (3.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 14 (3.46%) MATLAB
10 11 (2.72%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.47%) C++
12 9 (2.22%) Go
12 9 (2.22%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.48%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.48%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.74%) C
14 3 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (12.59%) Degree
2 19 (4.69%) PhD
3 16 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.47%) Master's Degree
5 8 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.73%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.99%) MBA
8 1 (0.25%) CCNA
8 1 (0.25%) CCNP
8 1 (0.25%) CEH
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CISM
8 1 (0.25%) CISSP
8 1 (0.25%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.25%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.69%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.70%) QA
3 9 (2.22%) SLA
4 8 (1.98%) GDPR
5 6 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.99%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 20 (4.94%) Docker
2 13 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (1.23%) VirtualBox
3 5 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.99%) vSphere
4 4 (0.99%) Xen
5 2 (0.49%) GPFS
5 2 (0.49%) HDFS
5 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (3.21%) Ansible
2 11 (2.72%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.47%) Terraform
4 5 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (1.23%) SCCM
5 4 (0.99%) FTK
5 4 (0.99%) IBM BigFix
5 4 (0.99%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.49%) Nagios
6 2 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.25%) Grafana
7 1 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.25%) Kibana
7 1 (0.25%) Puppet
7 1 (0.25%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.25%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 70 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.90%) Google
3 31 (7.65%) Oracle
4 26 (6.42%) IBM
5 24 (5.93%) Tableau
6 20 (4.94%) Adobe
7 17 (4.20%) Cognos
7 17 (4.20%) Talend
8 15 (3.70%) Informatica
8 15 (3.70%) Sparx
9 13 (3.21%) Databricks
9 13 (3.21%) VMware
10 12 (2.96%) Cloudera
11 11 (2.72%) SAP
12 10 (2.47%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.22%) Hortonworks
13 9 (2.22%) HP
14 8 (1.98%) Apple
14 8 (1.98%) ServiceNow
15 7 (1.73%) Salesforce.com