Period
to 18 February 2020

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 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 68 65
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 404 438 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.75% 4.25% 4.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 4.64% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 302 359 482
North West median annual salary £46,280 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.57% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,600 £31,250 £27,050
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,312 £76,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -

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 7,853 9,436 11,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.27% 91.53% 92.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6,229 7,576 9,383
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,950 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 2020.

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 2020. 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 +15 254 £47,000 +4.44% 116
Cheshire +1 63 £40,000 -27.27% 32
Lancashire +24 48 £48,112 +6.91% 12
Merseyside +18 29 £50,000 +37.93% 9
Cumbria - 6 - -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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.

1 155 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (36.63%) SQL
3 120 (29.70%) Business Intelligence
4 97 (24.01%) Data Analytics
5 87 (21.53%) Python
6 86 (21.29%) Power BI
6 86 (21.29%) Power Platform
7 83 (20.54%) Analytical Skills
8 78 (19.31%) Data Warehouse
9 73 (18.07%) Big Data
10 72 (17.82%) Machine Learning
11 71 (17.57%) JavaScript
12 70 (17.33%) SQL Server
12 70 (17.33%) Finance
13 69 (17.08%) Data Science
14 64 (15.84%) ETL
14 64 (15.84%) Artificial Intelligence
15 62 (15.35%) Microsoft
15 62 (15.35%) User Experience
16 59 (14.60%) Coaching
16 59 (14.60%) Azure
17 58 (14.36%) Mentoring
18 57 (14.11%) Degree
19 56 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
20 55 (13.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 52 (12.87%) Microsoft Excel
22 48 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 48 (11.88%) AWS
22 48 (11.88%) Visualisation
23 47 (11.63%) Data Modelling

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 24 (5.94%) Apache Spark
2 20 (4.95%) SAS
3 10 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.49%) NServiceBus
5 5 (1.24%) Apache
5 5 (1.24%) CMS
5 5 (1.24%) Jupyter
5 5 (1.24%) Tornado
6 3 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.50%) Confluence
7 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.50%) PowerExchange
7 2 (0.50%) WordPress
8 1 (0.25%) Drupal
8 1 (0.25%) nginx
8 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (12.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.97%) Sketch
3 11 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.48%) InVision
5 8 (1.98%) SPSS
6 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.73%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (1.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.74%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.50%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.50%) Magento
4 2 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.50%) Unica
5 1 (0.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 86 (21.29%) Power Platform
2 59 (14.60%) Azure
3 48 (11.88%) AWS
4 21 (5.20%) Google Analytics
5 20 (4.95%) GCP
6 11 (2.72%) SaaS
7 10 (2.48%) Adobe Analytics
8 9 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (1.98%) PaaS
10 4 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.99%) Office 365
11 3 (0.74%) AdWords
11 3 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.74%) IaaS
12 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.50%) Google Tag Manager
13 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.25%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.95%) Internet
2 11 (2.72%) SNA
3 8 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (1.73%) HTTP
5 6 (1.49%) Bluetooth
5 6 (1.49%) SMS
5 6 (1.49%) SSL
6 5 (1.24%) ATM
7 3 (0.74%) DNS
7 3 (0.74%) Firewall
7 3 (0.74%) NAS
7 3 (0.74%) SAN
8 2 (0.50%) DHCP
8 2 (0.50%) MPLS
8 2 (0.50%) SNMP
8 2 (0.50%) VSAN
8 2 (0.50%) WAN
9 1 (0.25%) SMTP
9 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (21.29%) Power BI
2 78 (19.31%) Data Warehouse
3 73 (18.07%) Big Data
4 70 (17.33%) SQL Server
5 55 (13.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (9.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (7.67%) Data Lake
9 29 (7.18%) Data Mining
9 29 (7.18%) NoSQL
10 23 (5.69%) Hadoop
11 19 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (4.21%) Relational Database
13 16 (3.96%) Apache Hive
13 16 (3.96%) MongoDB
13 16 (3.96%) QlikView
14 14 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (3.22%) PowerPivot
16 10 (2.48%) MySQL
17 9 (2.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.72%) JIRA
3 6 (1.49%) CocoaPods
4 4 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.50%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.25%) Ant
7 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.25%) GitLab
7 1 (0.25%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.25%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.25%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.25%) Subversion
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.25%) webpack
7 1 (0.25%) Xcode
General
1 70 (17.33%) Finance
2 35 (8.66%) Public Sector
3 34 (8.42%) Marketing
4 20 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.95%) Retail
5 16 (3.96%) Aerospace
6 15 (3.71%) Law
7 13 (3.22%) Legal
8 10 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.98%) Banking
9 8 (1.98%) Military
10 5 (1.24%) Advertising
10 5 (1.24%) Digital Economy
11 4 (0.99%) Police
11 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.74%) Local Government
12 3 (0.74%) Publishing
13 2 (0.50%) Electronics
13 2 (0.50%) Games
14 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (23.51%) Developer
2 72 (17.82%) Analyst
3 45 (11.14%) Architect
4 30 (7.43%) Data Analyst
5 28 (6.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 22 (5.45%) Data Scientist
7 19 (4.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 17 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (3.96%) Data Architect
10 15 (3.71%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 14 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (3.47%) Senior Manager
12 13 (3.22%) Designer
12 13 (3.22%) Insight Analyst
13 12 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Specialist
13 12 (2.97%) Java Developer
13 12 (2.97%) Server Engineer
13 12 (2.97%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.92%) AngularJS
2 28 (6.93%) Natural Language Processing
3 27 (6.68%) HTML
4 25 (6.19%) Node.js
5 23 (5.69%) .NET
6 21 (5.20%) CSS
7 16 (3.96%) Middleware
8 15 (3.71%) React
9 13 (3.22%) MDX
9 13 (3.22%) XML
10 9 (2.23%) ASP.NET
10 9 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (2.23%) JSON
10 9 (2.23%) RESTful
11 8 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (1.73%) .NET Framework
13 6 (1.49%) Cocoa Touch
13 6 (1.49%) Core Animation
13 6 (1.49%) Kafka
13 6 (1.49%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 83 (20.54%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (15.35%) User Experience
3 25 (6.19%) Algorithms
4 21 (5.20%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.71%) Social Media
6 12 (2.97%) BBC
6 12 (2.97%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.97%) Internet of Things
7 11 (2.72%) e-Health
7 11 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.72%) Social Network
8 8 (1.98%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.73%) Blog
10 6 (1.49%) Animation
10 6 (1.49%) EPoS
11 5 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.24%) PKI
12 4 (0.99%) Clustering
12 4 (0.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.93%) Linux
2 16 (3.96%) Windows
3 12 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (2.48%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.49%) watchOS
6 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.24%) Unix
7 5 (1.24%) VME
8 4 (0.99%) AIX
8 4 (0.99%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.50%) Android
9 2 (0.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.25%) Debian
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (29.70%) Business Intelligence
3 97 (24.01%) Data Analytics
4 72 (17.82%) Machine Learning
5 69 (17.08%) Data Science
6 64 (15.84%) Artificial Intelligence
6 64 (15.84%) ETL
7 59 (14.60%) Coaching
8 58 (14.36%) Mentoring
9 56 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (11.88%) Visualisation
11 47 (11.63%) Data Modelling
11 47 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 45 (11.14%) Project Management
13 43 (10.64%) Scrum
14 40 (9.90%) Data Analysis
15 36 (8.91%) Mathematics
16 35 (8.66%) DevOps
17 32 (7.92%) Computer Science
17 32 (7.92%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (36.63%) SQL
2 87 (21.53%) Python
3 71 (17.57%) JavaScript
4 44 (10.89%) Java
5 34 (8.42%) R
6 16 (3.96%) C#
7 15 (3.71%) MATLAB
7 15 (3.71%) Scala
8 14 (3.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 14 (3.47%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.22%) C++
10 11 (2.72%) PHP
11 9 (2.23%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.73%) Go
13 6 (1.49%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.49%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.24%) VBA
15 4 (0.99%) C
16 3 (0.74%) Perl
16 3 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (14.11%) Degree
2 14 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.22%) PhD
4 11 (2.72%) Master's Degree
5 8 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.73%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CCNA
8 1 (0.25%) CCNP
8 1 (0.25%) CISA
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CISM
8 1 (0.25%) CISMP
8 1 (0.25%) CISSP
8 1 (0.25%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.25%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.25%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.25%) MBA
8 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.25%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.96%) QA
2 14 (3.47%) Data Quality
3 13 (3.22%) GDPR
4 5 (1.24%) SLA
5 4 (0.99%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.25%) NIST
7 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.23%) Docker
2 8 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.50%) GPFS
4 2 (0.50%) HDFS
4 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.25%) IAG
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (1.98%) Ansible
2 5 (1.24%) Kibana
2 5 (1.24%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.99%) Puppet
3 4 (0.99%) Terraform
4 3 (0.74%) Grafana
5 2 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.50%) Nagios
5 2 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.25%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.25%) SCCM
6 1 (0.25%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.25%) SnapVault
6 1 (0.25%) StatsD
6 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.91%) Google
3 26 (6.44%) IBM
4 25 (6.19%) Oracle
5 21 (5.20%) Adobe
6 20 (4.95%) Tableau
7 19 (4.70%) Cognos
8 17 (4.21%) Talend
9 16 (3.96%) Informatica
10 12 (2.97%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.48%) SAP
11 10 (2.48%) VMware
12 9 (2.23%) Cloudera
12 9 (2.23%) HP
13 8 (1.98%) Apple
13 8 (1.98%) Databricks
13 8 (1.98%) Sparx
14 7 (1.73%) Intapp
14 7 (1.73%) SnapLogic
15 6 (1.49%) Hortonworks