Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 66 73
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 692 501 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.22% 4.01% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% 4.47% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 574 444 331
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -11.24%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,875 £50,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,459
% change year-on-year - +6.88% +2.92%

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 11910 11208 11675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.89% 89.76% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9458 9346 9650
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Analytics as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Analytics in the North West

Analytics
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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 +8 481 £48,000 +20.00% 58
Cheshire -2 120 £41,250 +17.86% 7
Lancashire +16 43 £32,500 -5.80% 6
Merseyside +35 35 £50,500 +39.31% 2
Cumbria - 7 £45,000 - 3
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 280 (40.46%) SQL
2 228 (32.95%) Finance
3 217 (31.36%) Business Intelligence
4 193 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
5 178 (25.72%) Data Analytics
6 141 (20.38%) Big Data
7 133 (19.22%) Marketing
8 128 (18.50%) Microsoft
9 125 (18.06%) SAS
9 125 (18.06%) SQL Server
10 113 (16.33%) Python
11 106 (15.32%) Degree
12 102 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
13 101 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 100 (14.45%) Banking
15 92 (13.29%) Hadoop
16 91 (13.15%) JavaScript
17 89 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
18 85 (12.28%) Java
18 85 (12.28%) CSS
18 85 (12.28%) Google
19 84 (12.14%) HTML
20 78 (11.27%) Oracle
21 76 (10.98%) Machine Learning
22 73 (10.55%) Digital Marketing
23 70 (10.12%) Retail
24 68 (9.83%) User Experience
25 66 (9.54%) ETL
26 64 (9.25%) Data Warehouse
26 64 (9.25%) Base SAS

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
1 125 (18.06%) SAS
2 57 (8.24%) Apache Spark
3 30 (4.34%) Apache
4 15 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.02%) Apache Pig
6 11 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.45%) CMS
8 8 (1.16%) OpenROAD
9 7 (1.01%) Drupal
10 6 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.87%) Confluence
10 6 (0.87%) WordPress
11 5 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.58%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.58%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.14%) Documentum
14 1 (0.14%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (2.75%) SPSS
4 12 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.01%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.87%) S-PLUS
6 6 (0.87%) Stata
7 3 (0.43%) InVision
8 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.14%) InDesign
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.14%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.14%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Magento
2 3 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.43%) Cognos Planning
2 3 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.29%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.29%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.14%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.14%) HFM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.14%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 89 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (6.94%) Google Analytics
4 39 (5.64%) SaaS
5 19 (2.75%) GitHub
6 18 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
7 15 (2.17%) IaaS
8 12 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.30%) AdWords
10 7 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (1.01%) Serverless
11 5 (0.72%) Firebase
11 5 (0.72%) PaaS
12 4 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.58%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 3 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.01%) LAN
1 7 (1.01%) WAN
2 6 (0.87%) HTTP
3 4 (0.58%) BGP
3 4 (0.58%) Firewall
3 4 (0.58%) Internet
3 4 (0.58%) MPLS
3 4 (0.58%) Network Security
3 4 (0.58%) OSPF
3 4 (0.58%) SSL
3 4 (0.58%) Wireless
4 3 (0.43%) DNS
4 3 (0.43%) Intranet
4 3 (0.43%) ISDN
4 3 (0.43%) SAN
4 3 (0.43%) Skype
4 3 (0.43%) VoIP
5 2 (0.29%) SMS
6 1 (0.14%) SMTP
6 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (20.38%) Big Data
2 125 (18.06%) SQL Server
3 92 (13.29%) Hadoop
4 64 (9.25%) Base SAS
4 64 (9.25%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (8.24%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 56 (8.09%) Relational Database
7 56 (8.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 52 (7.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 48 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 45 (6.50%) MongoDB
11 43 (6.21%) QlikView
12 40 (5.78%) Power BI
13 28 (4.05%) MySQL
14 27 (3.90%) Data Mining
15 24 (3.47%) Apache Hive
16 22 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
16 22 (3.18%) RDBMS
17 21 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (7.08%) ProC
2 37 (5.35%) Git (software)
3 23 (3.32%) JIRA
4 21 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.60%) Maven
6 16 (2.31%) Bitbucket
7 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (1.45%) Subversion
8 9 (1.30%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.16%) git-flow
10 5 (0.72%) Axure RP
10 5 (0.72%) JUnit
10 5 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.72%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.43%) GitLab
12 3 (0.43%) Selenium
12 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.43%) webpack
General
1 228 (32.95%) Finance
2 133 (19.22%) Marketing
3 100 (14.45%) Banking
4 70 (10.12%) Retail
5 51 (7.37%) Manufacturing
6 47 (6.79%) Telecoms
7 45 (6.50%) Electronics
8 28 (4.05%) Legal
9 18 (2.60%) Law
10 17 (2.46%) Advertising
11 11 (1.59%) Back Office
12 9 (1.30%) Games
13 8 (1.16%) International Banking
14 7 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.72%) Military
16 4 (0.58%) Brand Awareness
16 4 (0.58%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 152 (21.97%) Developer
2 151 (21.82%) Analyst
3 78 (11.27%) Consultant
4 51 (7.37%) SAS Consultant
5 48 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 45 (6.50%) Software Engineer
7 37 (5.35%) Architect
8 35 (5.06%) Business Manager
9 34 (4.91%) Business Analyst
10 33 (4.77%) Lead Developer
11 32 (4.62%) Data Scientist
12 31 (4.48%) SQL Developer
13 30 (4.34%) Development Manager
14 28 (4.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
15 26 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 24 (3.47%) Data Analyst
16 24 (3.47%) Java Developer
16 24 (3.47%) Senior Developer
17 21 (3.03%) Business Development Manager
17 21 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (12.28%) CSS
2 84 (12.14%) HTML
3 58 (8.38%) .NET
4 57 (8.24%) Web Services
5 44 (6.36%) HTML5
6 43 (6.21%) jQuery
7 41 (5.92%) CSS3
8 32 (4.62%) Node.js
9 31 (4.48%) AngularJS
9 31 (4.48%) ASP.NET
10 30 (4.34%) Hibernate
11 29 (4.19%) Spring
12 27 (3.90%) React
13 26 (3.76%) RESTful
14 17 (2.46%) MDX
14 17 (2.46%) Middleware
14 17 (2.46%) XML
15 16 (2.31%) JSON
16 15 (2.17%) REST
17 12 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 102 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (9.83%) User Experience
3 50 (7.23%) Management Information System
4 44 (6.36%) Data Structures
5 33 (4.77%) Mobile App
6 30 (4.34%) Social Media
7 24 (3.47%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.75%) Algorithms
9 17 (2.46%) Public Cloud
10 14 (2.02%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.88%) Life Science
12 12 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (1.30%) Credit Risk
13 9 (1.30%) PKI
14 8 (1.16%) Digital Media
14 8 (1.16%) Driving Licence
15 7 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.72%) Blog
16 5 (0.72%) Contactless
16 5 (0.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.79%) Linux
2 31 (4.48%) Windows
3 27 (3.90%) Unix
4 19 (2.75%) Android
5 10 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.29%) CentOS
6 2 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (31.36%) Business Intelligence
2 193 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (25.72%) Data Analytics
4 101 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (10.98%) Machine Learning
6 73 (10.55%) Digital Marketing
7 66 (9.54%) ETL
8 61 (8.82%) DevOps
8 61 (8.82%) Project Management
9 60 (8.67%) Mentoring
10 59 (8.53%) Visualisation
11 58 (8.38%) Software Engineering
11 58 (8.38%) Visual Analytics
12 57 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (8.24%) Data Analysis
13 53 (7.66%) Open Source
14 49 (7.08%) Infrastructure Management
15 48 (6.94%) Data Management
16 46 (6.65%) E-Commerce
16 46 (6.65%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 280 (40.46%) SQL
2 113 (16.33%) Python
3 91 (13.15%) JavaScript
4 85 (12.28%) Java
5 52 (7.51%) R
6 50 (7.23%) C#
7 49 (7.08%) PROC SQL
7 49 (7.08%) SAS Macro
8 37 (5.35%) Scala
9 34 (4.91%) C++
10 31 (4.48%) T-SQL
11 29 (4.19%) VBA
12 22 (3.18%) Ruby
13 21 (3.03%) PHP
14 20 (2.89%) Shell Script
15 18 (2.60%) C
16 17 (2.46%) Go
17 15 (2.17%) Clojure
17 15 (2.17%) Haskell
18 12 (1.73%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 106 (15.32%) Degree
2 21 (3.03%) CISA
3 17 (2.46%) CISM
3 17 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.31%) CISSP
5 15 (2.17%) PhD
6 13 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.88%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (1.30%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.01%) CRISC
9 6 (0.87%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.87%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.58%) CCNP
11 4 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.58%) JNCIP
11 4 (0.58%) MCSE
11 4 (0.58%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.06%) QA
2 25 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 21 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.58%) GDPR
4 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 4 (0.58%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.59%) Docker
3 9 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (4.34%) Puppet
2 28 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.31%) Ansible
4 12 (1.73%) Ambari
4 12 (1.73%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.72%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.58%) Mesos
6 4 (0.58%) SCCM
7 3 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.43%) Marathon
7 3 (0.43%) rkt
8 1 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 128 (18.50%) Microsoft
2 85 (12.28%) Google
3 78 (11.27%) Oracle
4 58 (8.38%) SAP
4 58 (8.38%) Tableau
5 24 (3.47%) Cognos
6 17 (2.46%) Hortonworks
7 16 (2.31%) IBM
8 15 (2.17%) Informatica
8 15 (2.17%) VMware
9 14 (2.02%) Adobe
9 14 (2.02%) Teradata
10 10 (1.45%) Twitter
11 9 (1.30%) Capita
11 9 (1.30%) Hitwise
12 8 (1.16%) Actian
12 8 (1.16%) Cisco
12 8 (1.16%) Facebook
12 8 (1.16%) Xamarin
13 6 (0.87%) Cognizant