Period
to 28 February 2020

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 6 months to 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
England > North West
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 122 144
Rank change year-on-year -37 +22 +31
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 153 264 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.82% 2.58% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.81% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 128 189 235
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +18.42% +8.57%
10th Percentile £28,025 £29,050 £24,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £57,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Data Analysis 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 7,734 9,402 11,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.95% 91.71% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6,127 7,527 9,506
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £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% -

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 28 February 2020.

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 6 months to 28 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 +17 111 £57,500 +21.05% 19
Merseyside +8 22 £45,000 +16.88% 7
Cheshire -40 16 £25,000 -44.44% 5
Lancashire -16 2 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 61 (39.87%) SQL
2 57 (37.25%) Power BI
2 57 (37.25%) Power Platform
3 55 (35.95%) Data Modelling
4 54 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (33.33%) Finance
5 51 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (31.37%) Microsoft Excel
7 46 (30.07%) ETL
8 41 (26.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 41 (26.80%) Analytics
9 39 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (24.84%) Azure
11 35 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (21.57%) Microsoft
13 31 (20.26%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (19.61%) .NET
15 27 (17.65%) Python
16 25 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (16.34%) Visualisation
17 24 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (15.69%) JavaScript
18 23 (15.03%) SQL Server
18 23 (15.03%) C#
18 23 (15.03%) CRM
18 23 (15.03%) SDLC
19 22 (14.38%) Data Structures
19 22 (14.38%) Business Analysis
20 20 (13.07%) REST
21 19 (12.42%) Data Visualisation

Data Analysis
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 5 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.96%) SAS
3 2 (1.31%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 48 (31.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.96%) SPSS
4 2 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.65%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (9.80%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.65%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 57 (37.25%) Power Platform
2 38 (24.84%) Azure
3 17 (11.11%) AWS
4 12 (7.84%) PaaS
5 8 (5.23%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (3.27%) Serverless
7 3 (1.96%) Office 365
8 2 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.31%) GCP
8 2 (1.31%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.31%) IaaS
8 2 (1.31%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (1.31%) SaaS
8 2 (1.31%) Slack
9 1 (0.65%) AdWords
9 1 (0.65%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.65%) DHCP
2 1 (0.65%) DNS
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.65%) IPsec
2 1 (0.65%) L2TP
2 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (37.25%) Power BI
2 51 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (26.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (15.03%) SQL Server
6 18 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (10.46%) PowerPivot
8 12 (7.84%) Snowflake Schema
9 11 (7.19%) QlikView
10 7 (4.58%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (4.58%) OLAP
11 6 (3.92%) Data Lake
12 5 (3.27%) GIS
12 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.96%) Big Data
13 3 (1.96%) MySQL
14 2 (1.31%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
15 1 (0.65%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (2.61%) JIRA
2 3 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.31%) CircleCI
3 2 (1.31%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.31%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 51 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (7.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (6.54%) Law
4 8 (5.23%) Marketing
5 7 (4.58%) Legal
6 3 (1.96%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (33.99%) Analyst
2 32 (20.92%) Developer
3 24 (15.69%) Business Analyst
4 20 (13.07%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 18 (11.76%) Business Manager
6 17 (11.11%) Data Analyst
7 15 (9.80%) Applications Developer
8 12 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 11 (7.19%) Report Analyst
10 10 (6.54%) Report Manager
11 9 (5.88%) Architect
12 8 (5.23%) Software Manager
13 7 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Lead
13 7 (4.58%) Data Manager
13 7 (4.58%) Software Architect
13 7 (4.58%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (4.58%) Technical Business Analyst
14 6 (3.92%) Full Stack Developer
15 5 (3.27%) Report Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.61%) .NET
2 20 (13.07%) REST
3 19 (12.42%) AngularJS
4 17 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 16 (10.46%) JSON
6 15 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 15 (9.80%) COM+
7 13 (8.50%) MDX
8 8 (5.23%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.27%) Node.js
9 5 (3.27%) WCF
9 5 (3.27%) XML
9 5 (3.27%) XML Schema
9 5 (3.27%) XSLT
10 4 (2.61%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (1.96%) CSS
11 3 (1.96%) HTML
11 3 (1.96%) HTML5
11 3 (1.96%) React
12 2 (1.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (14.38%) Data Structures
3 18 (11.76%) Algorithms
4 8 (5.23%) User Experience
5 6 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.27%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.27%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.61%) BBC
7 4 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.31%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.65%) Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.27%) Linux
2 3 (1.96%) Windows
3 2 (1.31%) CentOS
3 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.31%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.95%) Data Modelling
2 54 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (30.07%) ETL
4 41 (26.80%) Analytics
5 35 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (20.26%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (16.34%) Visualisation
8 23 (15.03%) CRM
8 23 (15.03%) SDLC
9 22 (14.38%) Business Analysis
10 19 (12.42%) Data Visualisation
10 19 (12.42%) Mathematics
10 19 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (11.11%) Data Science
11 17 (11.11%) MVC
12 16 (10.46%) Data Analytics
13 15 (9.80%) Storytelling
14 12 (7.84%) Computer Science
14 12 (7.84%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 61 (39.87%) SQL
2 27 (17.65%) Python
3 24 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 23 (15.03%) C#
5 11 (7.19%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (3.27%) XPath
8 4 (2.61%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.61%) VBA
9 3 (1.96%) Java
10 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.31%) R
10 2 (1.31%) VB
11 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (7.19%) Degree
2 7 (4.58%) PhD
3 4 (2.61%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.31%) IIBA
4 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) CCNP
5 1 (0.65%) CIPD
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.80%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.96%) GDPR
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.61%) Docker
2 3 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.31%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) Ansible
1 4 (2.61%) Grafana
1 4 (2.61%) Kibana
1 4 (2.61%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.61%) Terraform
2 2 (1.31%) Nagios
2 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.31%) Prometheus
2 2 (1.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.42%) Tableau
3 12 (7.84%) Databricks
4 4 (2.61%) Alteryx
4 4 (2.61%) Oracle
5 3 (1.96%) Google
5 3 (1.96%) JDA
6 2 (1.31%) IBM
6 2 (1.31%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.31%) VMware
7 1 (0.65%) Aderant
7 1 (0.65%) Avaya
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco
7 1 (0.65%) Cognos
7 1 (0.65%) DocuSign
7 1 (0.65%) Intapp
7 1 (0.65%) Meraki
7 1 (0.65%) Minitab
7 1 (0.65%) Talend