Period
to 23 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 66 71
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 692 497 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.22% 3.97% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% 4.43% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 577 440 330
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 £66,250 £50,125
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 11909 11223 11591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.90% 89.76% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9463 9353 9582
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 23 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 23 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 +11 483 £48,000 +20.00% 64
Cheshire +7 120 £41,250 +17.86% 8
Lancashire +21 43 £32,500 -9.72% 4
Merseyside +28 33 £50,250 +38.62% 2
Cumbria - 7 £45,000 - 4
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 279 (40.32%) SQL
2 227 (32.80%) Finance
3 216 (31.21%) Business Intelligence
4 194 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (26.16%) Data Analytics
6 140 (20.23%) Big Data
7 133 (19.22%) Marketing
8 130 (18.79%) Microsoft
9 126 (18.21%) SAS
10 124 (17.92%) SQL Server
11 115 (16.62%) Python
12 107 (15.46%) Degree
13 103 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
14 101 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 99 (14.31%) Banking
16 94 (13.58%) JavaScript
17 91 (13.15%) Hadoop
18 88 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
18 88 (12.72%) CSS
19 86 (12.43%) HTML
19 86 (12.43%) Java
20 85 (12.28%) Google
21 77 (11.13%) Oracle
22 76 (10.98%) Machine Learning
23 73 (10.55%) Digital Marketing
24 69 (9.97%) Retail
25 68 (9.83%) User Experience
26 66 (9.54%) ETL
27 65 (9.39%) Base SAS
28 63 (9.10%) Data Warehouse

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
1 126 (18.21%) SAS
2 58 (8.38%) Apache Spark
3 29 (4.19%) 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%) Confluence
9 7 (1.01%) Drupal
9 7 (1.01%) WordPress
10 6 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.72%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.58%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.14%) K2 blackpearl
14 1 (0.14%) Liferay
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
2 3 (0.43%) 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%) Dynamics NAV
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%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 88 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (6.94%) Google Analytics
4 38 (5.49%) SaaS
5 20 (2.89%) GitHub
6 18 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
7 15 (2.17%) IaaS
8 11 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (1.59%) 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
1 140 (20.23%) Big Data
2 124 (17.92%) SQL Server
3 91 (13.15%) Hadoop
4 65 (9.39%) Base SAS
5 63 (9.10%) Data Warehouse
6 59 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 58 (8.38%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 57 (8.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 56 (8.09%) Relational Database
10 53 (7.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 49 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 46 (6.65%) MongoDB
13 42 (6.07%) QlikView
14 41 (5.92%) Power BI
15 31 (4.48%) MySQL
16 27 (3.90%) Data Mining
17 24 (3.47%) Apache Hive
18 23 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (3.03%) NoSQL
19 21 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (7.23%) ProC
2 38 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 23 (3.32%) JIRA
4 21 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.75%) Maven
6 16 (2.31%) Bitbucket
7 10 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (1.45%) Subversion
8 8 (1.16%) git-flow
9 6 (0.87%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.72%) Axure RP
10 5 (0.72%) JUnit
10 5 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
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
1 227 (32.80%) Finance
2 133 (19.22%) Marketing
3 99 (14.31%) Banking
4 69 (9.97%) Retail
5 50 (7.23%) Manufacturing
6 47 (6.79%) Telecoms
7 45 (6.50%) Electronics
8 28 (4.05%) Legal
9 17 (2.46%) Advertising
10 16 (2.31%) Law
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
17 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
18 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 155 (22.40%) Developer
2 149 (21.53%) Analyst
3 79 (11.42%) Consultant
4 52 (7.51%) SAS Consultant
5 49 (7.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 47 (6.79%) Software Engineer
7 36 (5.20%) Architect
8 34 (4.91%) Business Analyst
8 34 (4.91%) Business Manager
9 33 (4.77%) Lead Developer
10 32 (4.62%) Data Scientist
11 31 (4.48%) SQL Developer
12 30 (4.34%) Development Manager
13 28 (4.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
14 26 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 24 (3.47%) Data Analyst
15 24 (3.47%) Java Developer
15 24 (3.47%) Senior Developer
16 21 (3.03%) Business Development Manager
16 21 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (12.72%) CSS
2 86 (12.43%) HTML
3 58 (8.38%) .NET
4 57 (8.24%) Web Services
5 45 (6.50%) HTML5
5 45 (6.50%) jQuery
6 42 (6.07%) CSS3
7 33 (4.77%) AngularJS
7 33 (4.77%) Node.js
8 31 (4.48%) ASP.NET
9 30 (4.34%) Spring
10 29 (4.19%) Hibernate
11 27 (3.90%) React
11 27 (3.90%) RESTful
12 17 (2.46%) MDX
12 17 (2.46%) Middleware
12 17 (2.46%) XML
13 16 (2.31%) JSON
13 16 (2.31%) REST
14 12 (1.73%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 103 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (9.83%) User Experience
3 48 (6.94%) 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 12 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.73%) Life Science
12 9 (1.30%) Credit Risk
12 9 (1.30%) PKI
13 8 (1.16%) Digital Media
13 8 (1.16%) Driving Licence
14 7 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.72%) Blog
15 5 (0.72%) Contactless
15 5 (0.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 48 (6.94%) Linux
2 30 (4.34%) Windows
3 28 (4.05%) 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
1 216 (31.21%) Business Intelligence
2 194 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (26.16%) 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
8 61 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 60 (8.67%) Mentoring
10 59 (8.53%) Visual Analytics
11 57 (8.24%) Data Analysis
12 56 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (8.09%) Visualisation
13 54 (7.80%) Open Source
14 50 (7.23%) Infrastructure Management
15 48 (6.94%) Data Management
16 46 (6.65%) E-Commerce
16 46 (6.65%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 279 (40.32%) SQL
2 115 (16.62%) Python
3 94 (13.58%) JavaScript
4 86 (12.43%) Java
5 52 (7.51%) R
6 50 (7.23%) C#
6 50 (7.23%) PROC SQL
6 50 (7.23%) SAS Macro
7 38 (5.49%) Scala
8 34 (4.91%) C++
9 31 (4.48%) T-SQL
10 27 (3.90%) VBA
11 23 (3.32%) Ruby
12 22 (3.18%) PHP
13 20 (2.89%) Shell Script
14 19 (2.75%) C
15 17 (2.46%) Go
16 15 (2.17%) Clojure
16 15 (2.17%) Haskell
17 12 (1.73%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 107 (15.46%) Degree
2 21 (3.03%) CISA
3 18 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.46%) CISM
5 16 (2.31%) CISSP
6 15 (2.17%) PhD
7 13 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (1.88%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (1.30%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.01%) CRISC
10 6 (0.87%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.87%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.58%) CCNP
12 4 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.58%) JNCIP
12 4 (0.58%) MCSE
12 4 (0.58%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.77%) 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 12 (1.73%) Docker
3 11 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (4.34%) Puppet
2 28 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.31%) Ansible
4 11 (1.59%) Ambari
4 11 (1.59%) 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
1 130 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 85 (12.28%) Google
3 77 (11.13%) Oracle
4 58 (8.38%) SAP
4 58 (8.38%) Tableau
5 23 (3.32%) Cognos
6 16 (2.31%) Hortonworks
6 16 (2.31%) IBM
7 15 (2.17%) VMware
8 14 (2.02%) Adobe
9 13 (1.88%) Informatica
10 12 (1.73%) Teradata
11 10 (1.45%) Twitter
12 9 (1.30%) Capita
12 9 (1.30%) Hitwise
13 8 (1.16%) Actian
13 8 (1.16%) Cisco
13 8 (1.16%) Facebook
13 8 (1.16%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.87%) Cognizant