Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 66 87
Rank change year-on-year +11 +21 -15
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 652 471 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.93% 3.99% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 4.50% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 532 411 292
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 11856 10476 11745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.72% 88.68% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9461 8789 9670
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +8 492 £50,000 +25.00% 39
Cheshire -30 84 £40,000 +8.84% 18
Lancashire +5 35 £32,500 -9.72% 4
Merseyside +15 32 £47,500 +26.67% 4
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 295 (45.25%) SQL
2 214 (32.82%) Finance
3 200 (30.67%) Business Intelligence
4 195 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (27.76%) Data Analytics
6 152 (23.31%) Big Data
7 131 (20.09%) SAS
8 129 (19.79%) Python
9 125 (19.17%) Microsoft
10 121 (18.56%) Marketing
11 114 (17.48%) SQL Server
12 109 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
13 102 (15.64%) Hadoop
14 101 (15.49%) JavaScript
15 98 (15.03%) Java
16 95 (14.57%) CSS
17 91 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
18 89 (13.65%) HTML
18 89 (13.65%) Banking
19 85 (13.04%) Oracle
19 85 (13.04%) Degree
19 85 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
20 81 (12.42%) Machine Learning
21 77 (11.81%) User Experience
22 76 (11.66%) Retail
23 70 (10.74%) .NET
24 65 (9.97%) Software Engineering
24 65 (9.97%) DevOps
24 65 (9.97%) Relational Database
25 64 (9.82%) Visual Analytics

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
1 131 (20.09%) SAS
2 64 (9.82%) Apache Spark
3 32 (4.91%) Apache
4 16 (2.45%) Apache Pig
5 15 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.53%) OpenROAD
7 9 (1.38%) CMS
8 7 (1.07%) Confluence
8 7 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.07%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.07%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.92%) Drupal
9 6 (0.92%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.77%) WordPress
11 4 (0.61%) IIS
12 3 (0.46%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.31%) Jupyter
13 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (4.29%) SPSS
3 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.07%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.92%) InVision
5 6 (0.92%) S-PLUS
5 6 (0.92%) Stata
6 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.46%) UXPin
7 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) UserZoom
7 1 (0.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.61%) FastStats
2 4 (0.61%) Magento
3 3 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.46%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.31%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.15%) Siebel Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 85 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (6.90%) Google Analytics
4 36 (5.52%) SaaS
5 21 (3.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (3.07%) Amazon EMR
7 18 (2.76%) GitHub
8 12 (1.84%) IaaS
9 7 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.92%) AdWords
10 6 (0.92%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 6 (0.92%) PaaS
11 5 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 5 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.77%) Firebase
11 5 (0.77%) Office 365
12 4 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.84%) HTTP
2 7 (1.07%) LAN
2 7 (1.07%) WAN
3 6 (0.92%) SAN
4 4 (0.61%) BGP
4 4 (0.61%) Firewall
4 4 (0.61%) Intranet
4 4 (0.61%) MPLS
4 4 (0.61%) Network Security
4 4 (0.61%) OSPF
4 4 (0.61%) Wireless
5 3 (0.46%) DNS
5 3 (0.46%) ISDN
5 3 (0.46%) VoIP
6 2 (0.31%) FTP
6 2 (0.31%) IMAP
6 2 (0.31%) Internet
6 2 (0.31%) SMTP
6 2 (0.31%) SS7
7 1 (0.15%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (23.31%) Big Data
2 114 (17.48%) SQL Server
3 102 (15.64%) Hadoop
4 65 (9.97%) Relational Database
5 63 (9.66%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 61 (9.36%) Base SAS
6 61 (9.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 60 (9.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 58 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
8 58 (8.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 47 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 41 (6.29%) Apache Hive
11 35 (5.37%) Data Mining
12 34 (5.21%) MongoDB
13 30 (4.60%) MySQL
13 30 (4.60%) QlikView
14 29 (4.45%) Power BI
15 28 (4.29%) NoSQL
16 26 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (3.07%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 57 (8.74%) ProC
2 43 (6.60%) Git (software)
3 21 (3.22%) Maven
4 19 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 19 (2.91%) JIRA
5 15 (2.30%) Bitbucket
6 13 (1.99%) git-flow
7 12 (1.84%) Subversion
8 10 (1.53%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.23%) Axure RP
10 7 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.07%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.92%) JUnit
11 6 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (0.77%) GitLab
13 3 (0.46%) Selenium
14 2 (0.31%) GoCD
14 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.31%) webpack
General
1 214 (32.82%) Finance
2 121 (18.56%) Marketing
3 89 (13.65%) Banking
4 76 (11.66%) Retail
5 45 (6.90%) Telecoms
6 43 (6.60%) Manufacturing
7 42 (6.44%) Electronics
8 16 (2.45%) Law
8 16 (2.45%) Legal
9 13 (1.99%) Back Office
10 11 (1.69%) Games
11 6 (0.92%) Advertising
12 5 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.77%) Military
13 4 (0.61%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
15 1 (0.15%) French Language
15 1 (0.15%) Local Government
15 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 157 (24.08%) Developer
2 127 (19.48%) Analyst
3 88 (13.50%) Consultant
4 60 (9.20%) SAS Consultant
5 48 (7.36%) Software Engineer
6 38 (5.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 36 (5.52%) Data Scientist
7 36 (5.52%) Lead Developer
8 34 (5.21%) Architect
9 32 (4.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
10 31 (4.75%) Business Analyst
10 31 (4.75%) Development Manager
11 30 (4.60%) Business Manager
12 29 (4.45%) Senior Developer
13 28 (4.29%) SQL Developer
14 27 (4.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 26 (3.99%) Java Developer
16 25 (3.83%) Senior Consultant
17 24 (3.68%) Software Developer
18 23 (3.53%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (14.57%) CSS
2 89 (13.65%) HTML
3 70 (10.74%) .NET
4 62 (9.51%) Web Services
5 48 (7.36%) HTML5
6 46 (7.06%) CSS3
7 42 (6.44%) ASP.NET
8 39 (5.98%) jQuery
9 33 (5.06%) RESTful
10 28 (4.29%) AngularJS
11 25 (3.83%) Node.js
12 24 (3.68%) JSON
13 23 (3.53%) REST
14 21 (3.22%) Spring
14 21 (3.22%) XML
15 19 (2.91%) React
16 18 (2.76%) .NET Framework
17 17 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (2.61%) Hibernate
18 14 (2.15%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 109 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (11.81%) User Experience
3 47 (7.21%) Management Information System
4 38 (5.83%) Data Structures
5 36 (5.52%) Mobile App
6 32 (4.91%) Computer Science
7 23 (3.53%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.76%) Public Cloud
9 17 (2.61%) Data Centre
9 17 (2.61%) Social Media
10 14 (2.15%) iPad
11 9 (1.38%) Life Science
12 8 (1.23%) PKI
13 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (0.92%) Online Banking
14 5 (0.77%) Contactless
14 5 (0.77%) Driving Licence
15 4 (0.61%) Raspberry Pi
15 4 (0.61%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 57 (8.74%) Linux
2 34 (5.21%) Unix
3 28 (4.29%) Windows
4 24 (3.68%) Android
5 7 (1.07%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.07%) CentOS
6 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.31%) AIX
7 2 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.15%) HPUX
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (30.67%) Business Intelligence
2 195 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (27.76%) Data Analytics
4 91 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 81 (12.42%) Machine Learning
6 65 (9.97%) DevOps
6 65 (9.97%) Software Engineering
7 64 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (9.82%) Visual Analytics
8 62 (9.51%) Open Source
9 60 (9.20%) Mentoring
10 57 (8.74%) Infrastructure Management
11 56 (8.59%) E-Commerce
11 56 (8.59%) Test Automation
12 55 (8.44%) Digital Marketing
13 53 (8.13%) ETL
14 52 (7.98%) TDD
15 51 (7.82%) Project Management
16 50 (7.67%) Data Analysis
16 50 (7.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 295 (45.25%) SQL
2 129 (19.79%) Python
3 101 (15.49%) JavaScript
4 98 (15.03%) Java
5 59 (9.05%) R
6 57 (8.74%) PROC SQL
6 57 (8.74%) SAS Macro
7 51 (7.82%) C#
8 41 (6.29%) Scala
9 34 (5.21%) C++
10 32 (4.91%) T-SQL
11 28 (4.29%) VBA
12 26 (3.99%) Shell Script
13 25 (3.83%) PHP
14 20 (3.07%) Clojure
14 20 (3.07%) Haskell
14 20 (3.07%) MATLAB
15 18 (2.76%) Ruby
16 17 (2.61%) Go
17 13 (1.99%) C
Qualifications
1 85 (13.04%) Degree
2 18 (2.76%) PhD
3 17 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.77%) CISA
5 5 (0.77%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.61%) CCNP
6 4 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (0.61%) JNCIP
6 4 (0.61%) MCSE
7 3 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.15%) HND
8 1 (0.15%) MCITP
8 1 (0.15%) MCSA
8 1 (0.15%) MCTS
8 1 (0.15%) PMP
8 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.99%) QA
2 20 (3.07%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.92%) SLA
4 4 (0.61%) GDPR
4 4 (0.61%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (2.30%) Docker
2 11 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.61%) HDFS
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (5.52%) Puppet
2 33 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (3.22%) Ansible
4 7 (1.07%) Ambari
4 7 (1.07%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.46%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.31%) Mesos
7 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.15%) Marathon
7 1 (0.15%) Oozie
7 1 (0.15%) rkt
Vendors
1 125 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 85 (13.04%) Oracle
3 64 (9.82%) Google
4 51 (7.82%) SAP
4 51 (7.82%) Tableau
5 17 (2.61%) VMware
6 14 (2.15%) Adobe
7 13 (1.99%) IBM
7 13 (1.99%) Teradata
8 12 (1.84%) Informatica
9 11 (1.69%) Cisco
9 11 (1.69%) Hortonworks
10 10 (1.53%) Actian
10 10 (1.53%) Cloudera
11 9 (1.38%) Cognos
11 9 (1.38%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.38%) Xamarin
12 7 (1.07%) Alteryx
12 7 (1.07%) Cognizant
12 7 (1.07%) Verint