Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 74 79
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 +22
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 594 483 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.68% 3.92% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 4.34% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 482 416 332
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £27,050 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 11,547 11,131 10,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.94% 90.44% 88.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9,222 9,283 8,847
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 +4 380 £46,500 +16.25% 68
Cheshire +27 127 £45,000 +23.29% 22
Merseyside +28 32 £47,500 +22.58% 13
Lancashire +3 32 £32,500 - 11
Cumbria - 12 £40,036 - 2
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 241 (40.57%) SQL
2 201 (33.84%) Business Intelligence
3 154 (25.93%) Finance
4 140 (23.57%) Data Analytics
5 123 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
6 122 (20.54%) Analytical Skills
7 118 (19.87%) SQL Server
8 110 (18.52%) Big Data
9 108 (18.18%) Google
9 108 (18.18%) Marketing
10 101 (17.00%) Microsoft
11 97 (16.33%) SAS
12 89 (14.98%) Degree
13 82 (13.80%) Python
14 78 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 74 (12.46%) Banking
16 72 (12.12%) ETL
17 71 (11.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 70 (11.78%) Google Analytics
19 69 (11.62%) Visualisation
20 67 (11.28%) Hadoop
20 67 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
21 65 (10.94%) Machine Learning
22 64 (10.77%) JavaScript
23 63 (10.61%) HTML
24 62 (10.44%) CSS
24 62 (10.44%) Tableau
25 61 (10.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 60 (10.10%) Oracle
26 60 (10.10%) Java

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 97 (16.33%) SAS
2 45 (7.58%) Apache Spark
3 17 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (2.36%) Apache
5 12 (2.02%) Apache Pig
6 8 (1.35%) CMS
6 8 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.01%) WordPress
8 4 (0.67%) Drupal
8 4 (0.67%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.34%) Confluence
9 2 (0.34%) OpenROAD
9 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.17%) Documentum
10 1 (0.17%) FileNet
10 1 (0.17%) IIS
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) Tornado
Applications
1 49 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.02%) SPSS
5 8 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (1.01%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.51%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.34%) Stata
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.17%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.17%) InDesign
10 1 (0.17%) InVision
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (0.67%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (0.67%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.51%) Cognos Planning
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.51%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.34%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.34%) Magento
4 2 (0.34%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 70 (11.78%) Google Analytics
2 56 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (3.37%) SaaS
5 18 (3.03%) GitHub
6 15 (2.53%) AdWords
6 15 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 12 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.01%) Google Tag Manager
9 5 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (0.84%) IaaS
9 5 (0.84%) Office 365
9 5 (0.84%) PaaS
10 4 (0.67%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.51%) Serverless
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.18%) Internet
2 5 (0.84%) SSL
3 4 (0.67%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.51%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (0.51%) Firewall
4 3 (0.51%) SAN
4 3 (0.51%) Skype
5 2 (0.34%) Network Security
5 2 (0.34%) SMS
6 1 (0.17%) BGP
6 1 (0.17%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.17%) Intranet
6 1 (0.17%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) MPLS
6 1 (0.17%) OSPF
6 1 (0.17%) PPTP
6 1 (0.17%) VLAN
6 1 (0.17%) VPN
6 1 (0.17%) VRRP
6 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (19.87%) SQL Server
2 110 (18.52%) Big Data
3 71 (11.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
4 67 (11.28%) Hadoop
5 61 (10.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 56 (9.43%) Power BI
7 50 (8.42%) QlikView
8 45 (7.58%) Base SAS
9 40 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (6.23%) MongoDB
11 36 (6.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 36 (6.06%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 34 (5.72%) MySQL
13 31 (5.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 29 (4.88%) Relational Database
15 21 (3.54%) Data Mining
16 19 (3.20%) RDBMS
17 18 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
18 17 (2.86%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 28 (4.71%) Git (software)
1 28 (4.71%) ProC
2 20 (3.37%) Jenkins
3 16 (2.69%) JIRA
4 12 (2.02%) Bitbucket
5 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.01%) NUnit
7 5 (0.84%) GitLab
7 5 (0.84%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.67%) Selenium
8 4 (0.67%) webpack
9 3 (0.51%) gulp
9 3 (0.51%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.51%) Subversion
9 3 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.34%) CasperJS
10 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.34%) Grunt
10 2 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 154 (25.93%) Finance
2 108 (18.18%) Marketing
3 74 (12.46%) Banking
4 49 (8.25%) Retail
5 29 (4.88%) Advertising
6 27 (4.55%) Manufacturing
7 25 (4.21%) Legal
8 19 (3.20%) Telecoms
9 16 (2.69%) Electronics
10 11 (1.85%) Law
11 10 (1.68%) International Banking
12 9 (1.52%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.67%) Brand Awareness
13 4 (0.67%) Games
13 4 (0.67%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.51%) Automotive
14 3 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.51%) Military
14 3 (0.51%) Publishing
14 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (21.72%) Analyst
2 111 (18.69%) Developer
3 48 (8.08%) Architect
4 46 (7.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 44 (7.41%) Consultant
6 29 (4.88%) SQL Developer
7 25 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 23 (3.87%) Data Analyst
8 23 (3.87%) SAS Consultant
9 22 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 22 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Lead
10 21 (3.54%) Data Scientist
11 20 (3.37%) Business Architect
12 19 (3.20%) Senior Analyst
12 19 (3.20%) SQL BI Developer
13 18 (3.03%) Analytics Manager
13 18 (3.03%) Software Engineer
14 16 (2.69%) Junior
14 16 (2.69%) Senior Consultant
14 16 (2.69%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.61%) HTML
2 62 (10.44%) CSS
3 35 (5.89%) AngularJS
4 33 (5.56%) jQuery
5 29 (4.88%) Hibernate
5 29 (4.88%) Node.js
6 28 (4.71%) .NET
7 23 (3.87%) CSS3
8 22 (3.70%) HTML5
8 22 (3.70%) Web Services
9 21 (3.54%) Spring
10 19 (3.20%) React
11 18 (3.03%) ASP.NET
11 18 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (2.36%) LAMP
13 14 (2.36%) MDX
14 13 (2.19%) Middleware
15 10 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (1.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 122 (20.54%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.40%) User Experience
3 25 (4.21%) Social Media
4 24 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.70%) Data Structures
6 15 (2.53%) Algorithms
7 11 (1.85%) Credit Risk
8 10 (1.68%) Digital Media
8 10 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.68%) PKI
9 8 (1.35%) Life Science
9 8 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.18%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.84%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.84%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.67%) Animation
13 3 (0.51%) Blog
13 3 (0.51%) Robotics
13 3 (0.51%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.57%) Linux
2 24 (4.04%) Windows
3 16 (2.69%) Unix
4 7 (1.18%) Android
5 6 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.34%) CentOS
6 2 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.17%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (33.84%) Business Intelligence
2 140 (23.57%) Data Analytics
3 123 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (12.12%) ETL
6 69 (11.62%) Visualisation
7 65 (10.94%) Machine Learning
8 59 (9.93%) Mentoring
9 54 (9.09%) Data Science
10 53 (8.92%) Data Analysis
10 53 (8.92%) Data Management
10 53 (8.92%) Mathematics
11 49 (8.25%) DevOps
11 49 (8.25%) Digital Marketing
11 49 (8.25%) Project Management
12 46 (7.74%) E-Commerce
13 43 (7.24%) Data Integration
14 37 (6.23%) SEO
15 36 (6.06%) Visual Analytics
16 34 (5.72%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 241 (40.57%) SQL
2 82 (13.80%) Python
3 64 (10.77%) JavaScript
4 60 (10.10%) Java
5 48 (8.08%) T-SQL
6 45 (7.58%) R
7 36 (6.06%) C#
8 28 (4.71%) PROC SQL
8 28 (4.71%) SAS Macro
8 28 (4.71%) Scala
9 26 (4.38%) VBA
10 25 (4.21%) C++
11 21 (3.54%) PHP
12 19 (3.20%) C
13 16 (2.69%) Ruby
14 10 (1.68%) Perl
14 10 (1.68%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.01%) Go
15 6 (1.01%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 89 (14.98%) Degree
2 20 (3.37%) CISM
2 20 (3.37%) CISSP
3 19 (3.20%) CISA
3 19 (3.20%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.86%) PhD
5 14 (2.36%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.52%) CRISC
9 6 (1.01%) SAS Certification
9 6 (1.01%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.84%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.67%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.51%) ISEB
13 2 (0.34%) MCITP
13 2 (0.34%) MCSE
13 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.17%) CEH
14 1 (0.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.72%) QA
2 32 (5.39%) Data Quality
3 20 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.67%) GDPR
5 3 (0.51%) SLA
6 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) GCP
6 1 (0.17%) GPG13
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 13 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.85%) Docker
2 11 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) XenApp
4 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (2.53%) Puppet
2 12 (2.02%) Ambari
2 12 (2.02%) ZABBIX
3 8 (1.35%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.18%) Ansible
5 6 (1.01%) Mesos
6 5 (0.84%) Marathon
6 5 (0.84%) rkt
7 4 (0.67%) SCCM
8 3 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.17%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.17%) Nessus
9 1 (0.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 108 (18.18%) Google
2 101 (17.00%) Microsoft
3 62 (10.44%) Tableau
4 60 (10.10%) Oracle
5 38 (6.40%) SAP
6 28 (4.71%) Cognos
7 27 (4.55%) Informatica
8 23 (3.87%) IBM
9 17 (2.86%) Twitter
10 16 (2.69%) Adobe
11 15 (2.53%) Hortonworks
11 15 (2.53%) Teradata
11 15 (2.53%) VMware
12 14 (2.36%) Facebook
13 10 (1.68%) Capita
14 9 (1.52%) Hitwise
15 8 (1.35%) Ab Initio
16 7 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
17 6 (1.01%) Hyperion
18 5 (0.84%) Sage