Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Collaborative Working skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Collaborative Working over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Collaborative Working
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 156 193
Rank change year-on-year +5 +37 -4
Permanent jobs citing Collaborative Working 246 261 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.07% 1.97% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.17% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 187 163 115
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Collaborative Working 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 10,849 12,050 10,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.08% 91.14% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,716 9,618 8,955
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Collaborative Working
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Collaborative Working as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Collaborative Working in the North West

Collaborative Working
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in the North West.

Salary trend for Collaborative Working in the North West

Collaborative Working
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Collaborative Working in the North West over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Collaborative Working in the North West

Collaborative Working
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 Collaborative Working within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 September 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 -17 128 £43,250 -3.89% 42
Cheshire +45 90 £48,000 +28.00% 8
Merseyside +18 19 £40,349 +9.05% 7
Lancashire +4 8 £32,500 -23.53% 4
Collaborative Working
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Collaborative Working 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 Collaborative Working.

1 102 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (27.24%) Finance
3 61 (24.80%) SQL
4 57 (23.17%) JavaScript
5 51 (20.73%) HTML
6 50 (20.33%) Test Automation
7 46 (18.70%) CSS
8 39 (15.85%) SQL Server
9 36 (14.63%) MVC
10 35 (14.23%) Project Management
11 33 (13.41%) Web Services
12 32 (13.01%) Retail
13 31 (12.60%) .NET
13 31 (12.60%) Git (software)
13 31 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (12.60%) MongoDB
13 31 (12.60%) AngularJS
14 30 (12.20%) REST
14 30 (12.20%) jQuery
14 30 (12.20%) PHP
14 30 (12.20%) OO
15 28 (11.38%) C#
15 28 (11.38%) Process Improvement
16 27 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (10.57%) Java
17 26 (10.57%) MySQL
17 26 (10.57%) Microsoft
17 26 (10.57%) User Experience
18 25 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (10.16%) Linux

Collaborative Working
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 10 (4.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (1.63%) LiveCycle
2 4 (1.63%) Moodle
2 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.22%) EPiServer
4 2 (0.81%) SAS
5 1 (0.41%) Apache
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.41%) Drupal
5 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.41%) nginx
5 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.22%) SPSS
4 2 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.41%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Elite 3E
1 3 (1.22%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.81%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.41%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.41%) Magento
3 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.72%) GitHub
3 15 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.66%) DigitalOcean
5 3 (1.22%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.81%) Serverless
7 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.03%) SAN
2 3 (1.22%) HTTP
3 2 (0.81%) SMS
4 1 (0.41%) Broadband
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.41%) LAN
4 1 (0.41%) NAS
4 1 (0.41%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) VPN
4 1 (0.41%) WAN
4 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.60%) MongoDB
3 26 (10.57%) MySQL
4 18 (7.32%) MariaDB
5 17 (6.91%) Big Data
6 12 (4.88%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.07%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.66%) Power BI
9 7 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.22%) Biml
12 3 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.22%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.81%) Amazon Aurora
13 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (12.60%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.72%) PHPUnit
3 9 (3.66%) JIRA
3 9 (3.66%) Selenium
4 4 (1.63%) Gradle
4 4 (1.63%) Maven
4 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.22%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.81%) Grunt
6 2 (0.81%) gulp
6 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.81%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.81%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.81%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.41%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.41%) TestRail
7 1 (0.41%) Travis CI
General
1 67 (27.24%) Finance
2 32 (13.01%) Retail
3 21 (8.54%) Marketing
4 15 (6.10%) Banking
4 15 (6.10%) Corporate Banking
5 12 (4.88%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.25%) Electronics
6 8 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.63%) Automotive
7 4 (1.63%) Games
7 4 (1.63%) Publishing
8 3 (1.22%) Billing
8 3 (1.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (34.55%) Developer
2 27 (10.98%) PHP Developer
3 24 (9.76%) Architect
4 22 (8.94%) Analyst
5 13 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (4.47%) Product Manager
6 11 (4.47%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.47%) Web Developer
7 10 (4.07%) Backend Developer
7 10 (4.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (4.07%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 10 (4.07%) Software Engineer
7 10 (4.07%) Tester
8 9 (3.66%) Business Analyst
8 9 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (3.66%) MySQL Developer
8 9 (3.66%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 8 (3.25%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.25%) Data Architect
9 8 (3.25%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.73%) HTML
2 46 (18.70%) CSS
3 33 (13.41%) Web Services
4 31 (12.60%) .NET
4 31 (12.60%) AngularJS
5 30 (12.20%) jQuery
5 30 (12.20%) REST
6 21 (8.54%) Laravel
7 20 (8.13%) HTML5
7 20 (8.13%) RabbitMQ
8 19 (7.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (6.50%) React
11 15 (6.10%) ASP.NET
12 10 (4.07%) XML
13 9 (3.66%) RESTful
13 9 (3.66%) Spring Boot
13 9 (3.66%) Vue.js
14 8 (3.25%) JSON
15 6 (2.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.57%) User Experience
2 20 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.13%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.03%) Smart Meter
5 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.63%) e-Learning
5 4 (1.63%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.63%) VLE
6 3 (1.22%) Acoustics
7 2 (0.81%) Digital Signage
7 2 (0.81%) Fintech
7 2 (0.81%) FMCG
7 2 (0.81%) Life Science
7 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.41%) Robotics
8 1 (0.41%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.16%) Linux
2 23 (9.35%) Unix
3 18 (7.32%) Windows
4 7 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.63%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.22%) Android
6 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.41%) Debian
7 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (20.33%) Test Automation
3 36 (14.63%) MVC
4 35 (14.23%) Project Management
5 31 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (12.20%) OO
7 28 (11.38%) Process Improvement
8 27 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (8.94%) CRM
11 21 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (7.72%) Analytics
12 19 (7.72%) Dependency Injection
12 19 (7.72%) DevOps
12 19 (7.72%) E-Commerce
12 19 (7.72%) Front End Development
13 18 (7.32%) API Integration
13 18 (7.32%) Task Automation
13 18 (7.32%) Unit Testing
14 17 (6.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (24.80%) SQL
2 57 (23.17%) JavaScript
3 30 (12.20%) PHP
4 28 (11.38%) C#
5 26 (10.57%) Java
6 10 (4.07%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.85%) C++
8 6 (2.44%) Python
9 4 (1.63%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.22%) C
10 3 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.81%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.81%) Erlang
11 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.81%) Ruby
11 2 (0.81%) Scala
11 2 (0.81%) VBA
12 1 (0.41%) ES6
12 1 (0.41%) Java 8
12 1 (0.41%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 23 (9.35%) Degree
2 9 (3.66%) ISEB
3 5 (2.03%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.81%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.41%) CCIE
6 1 (0.41%) CCNA
6 1 (0.41%) CCNP
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.41%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.41%) OSCP
6 1 (0.41%) PhD
6 1 (0.41%) SANS
6 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.13%) QA
2 16 (6.50%) SLA
3 8 (3.25%) PMO
4 4 (1.63%) GDPR
5 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.63%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.63%) Docker
2 3 (1.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.41%) vCloud
3 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) XenApp
3 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (0.81%) Rancher
3 1 (0.41%) Ansible
3 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.72%) New Relic
3 16 (6.50%) Adobe
4 15 (6.10%) SAP
5 10 (4.07%) Capita
6 8 (3.25%) Oracle
7 4 (1.63%) Citrix
7 4 (1.63%) Tableau
7 4 (1.63%) Twitter
8 3 (1.22%) Google
9 2 (0.81%) Cadence
9 2 (0.81%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.81%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.81%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.81%) VMware
10 1 (0.41%) Dell
10 1 (0.41%) Informatica
10 1 (0.41%) NetApp
10 1 (0.41%) Perforce
10 1 (0.41%) Red Hat