Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 67 72
Rank change year-on-year -21 +5 +31
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 429 566 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.45% 4.39% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 4.81% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 344 444 372
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +6.41%
10th Percentile £28,225 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,425 £67,500 £75,000
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 11,355 11,771 10,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.44% 91.21% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9,145 9,638 8,472
North West median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%

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 June 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 24 June 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 -20 307 £47,500 - 90
Cheshire -12 68 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Lancashire -4 26 £38,750 +72.22% 4
Merseyside +1 22 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Cumbria - 4 £25,000 -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 173 (40.33%) SQL
2 141 (32.87%) Data Analytics
3 140 (32.63%) Business Intelligence
4 109 (25.41%) Analytical Skills
5 97 (22.61%) Finance
6 90 (20.98%) Big Data
7 85 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (19.35%) Data Science
9 77 (17.95%) Python
10 67 (15.62%) Google
11 63 (14.69%) Degree
12 60 (13.99%) Marketing
12 60 (13.99%) Mathematics
13 58 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
14 57 (13.29%) Machine Learning
14 57 (13.29%) SQL Server
15 54 (12.59%) Java
16 53 (12.35%) Visualisation
17 51 (11.89%) Google Analytics
18 48 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
18 48 (11.19%) SAS
19 47 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
20 45 (10.49%) Project Management
20 45 (10.49%) Scala
21 44 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
22 43 (10.02%) HTML
23 42 (9.79%) JavaScript
23 42 (9.79%) Data Modelling
23 42 (9.79%) R
23 42 (9.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 48 (11.19%) SAS
2 32 (7.46%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.56%) CMS
4 7 (1.63%) IIS
5 6 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.93%) Confluence
7 3 (0.70%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.47%) Apache
8 2 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.47%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.47%) WordPress
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.23%) nginx
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.63%) SPSS
4 6 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.23%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.23%) Simulink
7 1 (0.23%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (1.63%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.93%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.47%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.47%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.89%) Google Analytics
2 48 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (3.03%) SaaS
5 10 (2.33%) Google Tag Manager
6 9 (2.10%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.17%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (1.17%) AdWords
9 4 (0.93%) PaaS
10 3 (0.70%) GitHub
11 2 (0.47%) CheetahMail
11 2 (0.47%) Pure360
12 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.23%) npm
12 1 (0.23%) Office 365
12 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.43%) Internet
2 10 (2.33%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.17%) Firewall
4 4 (0.93%) VoIP
5 3 (0.70%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.70%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (0.70%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (0.70%) LAN
5 3 (0.70%) Network Security
5 3 (0.70%) WAN
6 2 (0.47%) BGP
6 2 (0.47%) DNS
6 2 (0.47%) HTTP
6 2 (0.47%) MPLS
6 2 (0.47%) OSPF
6 2 (0.47%) RSVP
7 1 (0.23%) Broadband
7 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (20.98%) Big Data
2 57 (13.29%) SQL Server
3 47 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (9.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (6.53%) Hadoop
6 28 (6.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (5.83%) MongoDB
8 23 (5.36%) Power BI
8 23 (5.36%) Relational Database
9 20 (4.66%) QlikView
10 17 (3.96%) NoSQL
10 17 (3.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 16 (3.73%) Data Mining
11 16 (3.73%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 15 (3.50%) MySQL
12 15 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (2.80%) Base SAS
13 12 (2.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 9 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.33%) ProC
3 6 (1.40%) JIRA
4 5 (1.17%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.93%) Selenium
5 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.70%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.47%) CasperJS
7 2 (0.47%) GitLab
7 2 (0.47%) gulp
7 2 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.47%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.23%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (0.23%) Grunt
8 1 (0.23%) PostCSS
8 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.23%) webpack
General
1 97 (22.61%) Finance
2 60 (13.99%) Marketing
3 38 (8.86%) Retail
4 32 (7.46%) Banking
5 18 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.80%) Electronics
6 12 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.56%) Legal
8 8 (1.86%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.63%) Advertising
9 7 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.40%) Law
11 5 (1.17%) Games
12 4 (0.93%) Brand Awareness
12 4 (0.93%) Military
13 3 (0.70%) Automotive
13 3 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (19.35%) Developer
2 74 (17.25%) Analyst
3 37 (8.62%) Data Scientist
4 30 (6.99%) Architect
5 26 (6.06%) Consultant
5 26 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 23 (5.36%) Analytics Manager
7 21 (4.90%) Product Manager
8 20 (4.66%) SQL Analyst
9 19 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 18 (4.20%) Data Architect
11 15 (3.50%) Data Analytics Manager
11 15 (3.50%) Insight Analyst
12 14 (3.26%) SQL Developer
13 13 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 13 (3.03%) SAS Consultant
13 13 (3.03%) Team Leader
14 11 (2.56%) Big Data Developer
14 11 (2.56%) Insight Manager
15 10 (2.33%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.02%) HTML
2 35 (8.16%) CSS
3 18 (4.20%) .NET
3 18 (4.20%) AngularJS
4 16 (3.73%) jQuery
4 16 (3.73%) RESTful
5 15 (3.50%) Natural Language Processing
6 11 (2.56%) HTML5
6 11 (2.56%) XML
7 10 (2.33%) Kafka
7 10 (2.33%) React
7 10 (2.33%) TensorFlow
8 9 (2.10%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.10%) Node.js
8 9 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (1.86%) Ajax
9 8 (1.86%) CSS3
9 8 (1.86%) Middleware
9 8 (1.86%) Web Services
10 7 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 109 (25.41%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.46%) User Experience
3 28 (6.53%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.73%) Algorithms
5 13 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.33%) Social Media
7 9 (2.10%) Taxonomies
8 8 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.86%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.63%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.40%) Cyberattack
11 4 (0.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 4 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.93%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.70%) Fintech
12 3 (0.70%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 3 (0.70%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.96%) Linux
2 16 (3.73%) Unix
3 15 (3.50%) Windows
4 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.47%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.23%) AIX
5 1 (0.23%) CentOS
5 1 (0.23%) HPUX
5 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.23%) Solaris
5 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (32.87%) Data Analytics
2 140 (32.63%) Business Intelligence
3 85 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (19.35%) Data Science
5 60 (13.99%) Mathematics
6 58 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
7 57 (13.29%) Machine Learning
8 53 (12.35%) Visualisation
9 45 (10.49%) Project Management
10 44 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (9.79%) Data Modelling
11 42 (9.79%) Mentoring
12 40 (9.32%) Decision-Making
12 40 (9.32%) E-Commerce
12 40 (9.32%) ETL
13 36 (8.39%) Data Visualisation
14 35 (8.16%) Data Analysis
14 35 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
15 34 (7.93%) Software Engineering
16 28 (6.53%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (40.33%) SQL
2 77 (17.95%) Python
3 54 (12.59%) Java
4 45 (10.49%) Scala
5 42 (9.79%) JavaScript
5 42 (9.79%) R
6 37 (8.62%) T-SQL
7 28 (6.53%) C#
8 13 (3.03%) C++
9 12 (2.80%) PHP
10 11 (2.56%) C
11 10 (2.33%) PROC SQL
11 10 (2.33%) SAS Macro
12 7 (1.63%) Perl
12 7 (1.63%) VBA
13 4 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (0.93%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.70%) Ruby
15 2 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 63 (14.69%) Degree
2 14 (3.26%) PhD
3 9 (2.10%) CISSP
4 8 (1.86%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (1.63%) CISM
5 7 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.40%) MCSE
6 6 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (1.17%) CISA
7 5 (1.17%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.17%) MCITP
8 4 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.70%) CCIE
9 3 (0.70%) CCNP
9 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.70%) CSSLP
9 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.23%) CCA
10 1 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.20%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.26%) QA
3 8 (1.86%) SLA
4 7 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.17%) GCP
6 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.47%) PMO
8 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (4.43%) Docker
2 7 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.70%) KVM
3 3 (0.70%) QEMU
3 3 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.23%) HDFS
4 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.10%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.93%) Ansible
3 3 (0.70%) Nessus
3 3 (0.70%) Nexpose
3 3 (0.70%) Nmap
3 3 (0.70%) QRadar
4 2 (0.47%) Marathon
4 2 (0.47%) Mesos
4 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.47%) Puppet
4 2 (0.47%) rkt
4 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 67 (15.62%) Google
2 37 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.93%) Tableau
4 26 (6.06%) Oracle
4 26 (6.06%) SAP
5 16 (3.73%) Adobe
6 13 (3.03%) Cognos
7 12 (2.80%) Informatica
8 9 (2.10%) IBM
8 9 (2.10%) Splunk
9 8 (1.86%) WorldPay
10 6 (1.40%) Sun
10 6 (1.40%) Twitter
11 5 (1.17%) Tealeaf
12 4 (0.93%) Ab Initio
12 4 (0.93%) ArcSight
12 4 (0.93%) Cognizant
12 4 (0.93%) Facebook
12 4 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.93%) New Relic