The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Cryptography skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
England / North West
Rank 256 230 236
Rank change year-on-year -26 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Cryptography 1 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.016% 0.053% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.061% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 14
Median salary - £68,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +37.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.85%  

Cryptography is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5471 4952 5804
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.27% 88.00% 88.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4548 4128 4665
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,825 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Cryptography as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in the North West

Cryptography
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Cryptography in the North West

Cryptography
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 Cryptography within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 1 - -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cryptography also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 17 (89.47%) Risk Management
2 15 (78.95%) Information Security
3 14 (73.68%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (63.16%) PKI
4 12 (63.16%) Performance Management
4 12 (63.16%) Service Management
4 12 (63.16%) Service Delivery
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) C
5 6 (31.58%) C++
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
6 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
6 5 (26.32%) Android
6 5 (26.32%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (26.32%) Banking
6 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
7 4 (21.05%) DevOps
8 3 (15.79%) SDLC
8 3 (15.79%) API Development
8 3 (15.79%) Secure Coding
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) Ant
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering

Cryptography
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Ant
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Gradle
3 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Team Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Android Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Android Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) HTML5
1 3 (15.79%) Ionic Framework
1 3 (15.79%) REST
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Android NDK
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) PKI
2 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (15.79%) User Experience
4 2 (10.53%) Contactless
5 1 (5.26%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Android
1 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Risk Management
2 15 (78.95%) Information Security
3 14 (73.68%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (63.16%) Performance Management
4 12 (63.16%) Service Delivery
4 12 (63.16%) Service Management
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) DevOps
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) API Development
7 3 (15.79%) BDD
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 3 (15.79%) Secure Coding
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Android Development
8 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.53%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C
1 6 (31.58%) C++
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001