The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis 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
Data Analysis
England / North West
Rank 181 121 118
Rank change year-on-year -60 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 76 117 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.25% 2.08% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.36% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 60 84 129
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

Data Analysis 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%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in the North West

Data Analysis
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Data Analysis in the North West

Data Analysis
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the North West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analysis in the North West

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis 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
Manchester -51 42 £34,750 -4.13% 11
Cheshire +3 17 £35,000 +34.61% 8
Merseyside -12 12 £37,500 +66.66% 1
Lancashire - 4 £33,000 - 1
Data Analysis
England

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 114 (61.62%) SQL
2 73 (39.46%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (36.76%) Business Intelligence
4 66 (35.68%) SQL Server
5 65 (35.14%) MS Excel
6 54 (29.19%) Analytics
7 45 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 41 (22.16%) Degree
8 41 (22.16%) Finance
9 40 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 35 (18.92%) Microsoft
11 33 (17.84%) VBA
12 31 (16.76%) T-SQL
13 29 (15.68%) Data Modelling
14 28 (15.14%) ETL
14 28 (15.14%) Statistics
15 26 (14.05%) Marketing
15 26 (14.05%) Data Warehouse
16 25 (13.51%) Computer Science
17 24 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (12.97%) Data Analytics
18 23 (12.43%) Tableau
18 23 (12.43%) Mathematics
18 23 (12.43%) Python
19 21 (11.35%) Oracle
20 20 (10.81%) QA
21 19 (10.27%) Visualisation
22 18 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008
22 18 (9.73%) iPad
22 18 (9.73%) R

Data Analysis
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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (8.11%) SAS
1 15 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.16%) Alfresco
2 4 (2.16%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 65 (35.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.32%) MS Office
2 8 (4.32%) SPSS
3 5 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.54%) FastStats
6 1 (0.54%) HFM
6 1 (0.54%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.49%) SaaS
2 8 (4.32%) IaaS
2 8 (4.32%) PaaS
3 4 (2.16%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.62%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.54%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.54%) LAN
1 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (35.68%) SQL Server
2 45 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (14.05%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (9.19%) Data Mining
6 17 (9.19%) Power BI
7 13 (7.03%) Big Data
7 13 (7.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (4.86%) NoSQL
9 9 (4.86%) Relational Database
10 8 (4.32%) MySQL
10 8 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (3.78%) QlikView
12 5 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (2.70%) Hadoop
13 4 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 4 (2.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.16%) NUnit
2 4 (2.16%) Selenium
2 4 (2.16%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.54%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 41 (22.16%) Finance
2 26 (14.05%) Marketing
3 12 (6.49%) Legal
4 7 (3.78%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.62%) Retail
7 2 (1.08%) Advertising
7 2 (1.08%) Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 99 (53.51%) Analyst
2 48 (25.95%) Data Analyst
3 40 (21.62%) SQL Analyst
4 37 (20.00%) Developer
4 37 (20.00%) SQL Data Analyst
5 15 (8.11%) Data Scientist
6 14 (7.57%) SQL Developer
7 13 (7.03%) Business Analyst
7 13 (7.03%) DBA
7 13 (7.03%) SQL DBA
7 13 (7.03%) Technical Analyst
8 12 (6.49%) SQL Server Analyst
8 12 (6.49%) Systems Analyst
9 10 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.86%) SSIS Analyst
10 9 (4.86%) SSRS Analyst
11 8 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (4.32%) Data Manager
12 7 (3.78%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.65%) .NET
2 14 (7.57%) MDX
3 12 (6.49%) HTML
4 11 (5.95%) CSS
5 10 (5.41%) jQuery
6 9 (4.86%) D3.js
6 9 (4.86%) XML
7 8 (4.32%) Highcharts JS
8 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.16%) Web Services
10 3 (1.62%) XSD
10 3 (1.62%) XSLT
11 2 (1.08%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.54%) EDI
12 1 (0.54%) JSON
12 1 (0.54%) Natural Language Processing
12 1 (0.54%) REST
12 1 (0.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (39.46%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 18 (9.73%) iPad
4 12 (6.49%) Algorithms
5 11 (5.95%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.78%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.16%) Clustering
7 4 (2.16%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.62%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.62%) Life Science
8 3 (1.62%) Pricing Data
8 3 (1.62%) User Experience
9 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.54%) New Media
10 1 (0.54%) Robotics
10 1 (0.54%) Social Media
10 1 (0.54%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.62%) Linux
1 3 (1.62%) Unix
2 1 (0.54%) AIX
2 1 (0.54%) VMS
2 1 (0.54%) Windows
2 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
2 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (36.76%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (29.19%) Analytics
3 29 (15.68%) Data Modelling
4 28 (15.14%) ETL
4 28 (15.14%) Statistics
5 24 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (12.97%) Data Analytics
6 23 (12.43%) Mathematics
7 19 (10.27%) Visualisation
8 16 (8.65%) CRM
8 16 (8.65%) Data Management
8 16 (8.65%) ITIL
9 15 (8.11%) Machine Learning
10 14 (7.57%) Business Analysis
10 14 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (5.95%) ERP
12 10 (5.41%) Customer Insight
12 10 (5.41%) Decision Tree
12 10 (5.41%) Validation
13 9 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 114 (61.62%) SQL
2 33 (17.84%) VBA
3 31 (16.76%) T-SQL
4 23 (12.43%) Python
5 18 (9.73%) R
6 16 (8.65%) JavaScript
7 12 (6.49%) C#
8 8 (4.32%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.78%) Java
9 7 (3.78%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.24%) Scala
11 5 (2.70%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.16%) C
13 3 (1.62%) C++
13 3 (1.62%) Perl
13 3 (1.62%) VB
13 3 (1.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (22.16%) Degree
2 11 (5.95%) PhD
3 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.78%) MCSA
5 3 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.54%) ACCA
6 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) CIMA
6 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.54%) ISEB
6 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.81%) QA
2 12 (6.49%) SLA
3 11 (5.95%) Data Quality
4 8 (4.32%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.62%) PMO
6 1 (0.54%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 35 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.43%) Tableau
3 21 (11.35%) Oracle
4 9 (4.86%) Cognos
4 9 (4.86%) IBM
5 7 (3.78%) SAP
6 6 (3.24%) Alteryx
6 6 (3.24%) Orchard
6 6 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.70%) Google
8 2 (1.08%) IFS
8 2 (1.08%) Minitab
9 1 (0.54%) Adobe
9 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.54%) Omniture
9 1 (0.54%) Optimizely
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