Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Collaborative Working
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 146 215
Rank change year-on-year +1 +69 -34
Permanent jobs citing Collaborative Working 227 272 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.14% 2.14% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.32% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 185 184 92
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.81%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,975 £25,025
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £59,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,361 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.27% +4.72% +5.26%

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 9,663 11,701 11,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.08% 91.92% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7,762 9,289 9,512
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -16 140 £48,500 +7.78% 40
Cheshire +34 67 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Lancashire +14 17 £43,500 +41.46% 2
Collaborative Working
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 131 (57.71%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (24.67%) Finance
3 47 (20.70%) Test Automation
4 39 (17.18%) DevOps
5 38 (16.74%) SQL
6 33 (14.54%) Microsoft
6 33 (14.54%) Java
6 33 (14.54%) JavaScript
7 32 (14.10%) Software Engineering
8 30 (13.22%) PHP
8 30 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (12.78%) QA
10 27 (11.89%) SQL Server
10 27 (11.89%) Windows
10 27 (11.89%) Project Management
11 26 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (11.01%) HTML
12 25 (11.01%) MySQL
13 24 (10.57%) CSS
13 24 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (10.57%) Scrum
13 24 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 24 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
14 23 (10.13%) E-Commerce
15 22 (9.69%) C#
15 22 (9.69%) Retail
15 22 (9.69%) JIRA
15 22 (9.69%) MongoDB
16 21 (9.25%) User Experience

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 8 (3.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 8 (3.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.76%) Confluence
2 4 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.44%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
5 1 (0.44%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.44%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.96%) GitHub
3 5 (2.20%) Office 365
4 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.88%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.88%) PaaS
4 2 (0.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.44%) npm
5 1 (0.44%) Trello
5 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (2.20%) Network Security
1 5 (2.20%) Sourcefire
2 4 (1.76%) Bluetooth
2 4 (1.76%) GSM
2 4 (1.76%) SMS
2 4 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.88%) Broadband
3 2 (0.88%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (0.88%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.88%) Wireless
4 1 (0.44%) BGP
4 1 (0.44%) DHCP
4 1 (0.44%) DNS
4 1 (0.44%) Firewall
4 1 (0.44%) HTTP
4 1 (0.44%) LAN
4 1 (0.44%) OSPF
4 1 (0.44%) Skype
4 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.01%) MySQL
3 22 (9.69%) MongoDB
4 14 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (5.29%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.85%) Power BI
7 10 (4.41%) Big Data
7 10 (4.41%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.96%) MariaDB
9 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.32%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.32%) RethinkDB
11 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.88%) Essbase
12 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (9.69%) JIRA
2 20 (8.81%) Gradle
2 20 (8.81%) Maven
3 19 (8.37%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.61%) Selenium
5 12 (5.29%) Gatling
5 12 (5.29%) JUnit
5 12 (5.29%) Spock
6 9 (3.96%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.76%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.76%) LabVIEW
7 4 (1.76%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.32%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.88%) CA Release Automation
9 2 (0.88%) gulp
9 2 (0.88%) Protractor
9 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 56 (24.67%) Finance
2 22 (9.69%) Retail
3 14 (6.17%) Banking
3 14 (6.17%) Marketing
4 8 (3.52%) Electronics
4 8 (3.52%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.64%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.64%) Law
7 4 (1.76%) Automotive
8 2 (0.88%) Advertising
8 2 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Games
8 2 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (20.26%) Developer
2 35 (15.42%) Analyst
3 24 (10.57%) Software Engineer
4 21 (9.25%) Business Analyst
5 15 (6.61%) Senior Software Engineer
6 14 (6.17%) Java Engineer
6 14 (6.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (5.73%) PHP Developer
8 11 (4.85%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.96%) Backend Developer
9 9 (3.96%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (3.96%) IT Analyst
9 9 (3.96%) Junior
9 9 (3.96%) Senior Java Engineer
9 9 (3.96%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 9 (3.96%) Service Manager
10 8 (3.52%) IT Manager
10 8 (3.52%) Tester
11 7 (3.08%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (3.08%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.01%) HTML
2 24 (10.57%) CSS
3 19 (8.37%) .NET
3 19 (8.37%) Spring
4 18 (7.93%) AngularJS
5 16 (7.05%) jQuery
5 16 (7.05%) Node.js
5 16 (7.05%) REST
6 13 (5.73%) Hibernate
6 13 (5.73%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (5.73%) Web Services
7 12 (5.29%) ASP.NET
7 12 (5.29%) Laravel
8 11 (4.85%) Vue.js
9 10 (4.41%) RESTful
9 10 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (3.52%) JSON
11 8 (3.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.25%) User Experience
3 18 (7.93%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.96%) Fintech
5 9 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (3.52%) NHS
7 6 (2.64%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.76%) Acoustics
8 4 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.32%) PMI
10 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.88%) iPhone
10 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.88%) PKI
10 2 (0.88%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.44%) Life Science
11 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.89%) Windows
2 17 (7.49%) Unix
3 12 (5.29%) Linux
4 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.88%) Debian
7 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) Android
8 1 (0.44%) VMS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (57.71%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (20.70%) Test Automation
3 39 (17.18%) DevOps
4 32 (14.10%) Software Engineering
5 30 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (11.89%) Project Management
7 26 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (10.57%) Scrum
8 24 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (10.13%) E-Commerce
10 21 (9.25%) MVC
11 20 (8.81%) BDD
12 19 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (7.93%) Business Analysis
13 18 (7.93%) Mentoring
14 17 (7.49%) Analytics
15 16 (7.05%) Process Improvement
15 16 (7.05%) TDD
16 15 (6.61%) Matrix Organization
17 14 (6.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.74%) SQL
2 33 (14.54%) Java
2 33 (14.54%) JavaScript
3 30 (13.22%) PHP
4 22 (9.69%) C#
5 15 (6.61%) Python
6 12 (5.29%) Java 8
7 9 (3.96%) C++
8 5 (2.20%) C
9 4 (1.76%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.76%) VB
10 3 (1.32%) R
10 3 (1.32%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.44%) Perl
12 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (6.61%) Degree
2 8 (3.52%) ISEB
3 6 (2.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.64%) CISSP
3 6 (2.64%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 5 (2.20%) APMP
4 5 (2.20%) CCSP
4 5 (2.20%) GIAC
4 5 (2.20%) SANS
5 3 (1.32%) MCSE
5 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.44%) CCDP
6 1 (0.44%) CCIE
6 1 (0.44%) CCNP
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.78%) QA
2 10 (4.41%) PMO
3 7 (3.08%) SLA
4 2 (0.88%) GDPR
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (6.17%) Docker
2 5 (2.20%) Snort
3 4 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.76%) Firmware
3 4 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) vCloud
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (6.17%) Ansible
2 12 (5.29%) Terraform
3 4 (1.76%) SCCM
4 2 (0.88%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.29%) SAP
3 9 (3.96%) New Relic
3 9 (3.96%) Oracle
4 8 (3.52%) Adobe
4 8 (3.52%) Cisco
4 8 (3.52%) VMware
5 4 (1.76%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.76%) NetApp
6 3 (1.32%) Tableau
6 3 (1.32%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.88%) Citrix
7 2 (0.88%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.88%) F5
7 2 (0.88%) Google
7 2 (0.88%) Qualys
7 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.88%) Sophos
7 2 (0.88%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.88%) Zend