Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 179 184
Rank change year-on-year +16 +5 -64
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 248 209 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.87% 1.70% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.89% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 213 161 172
North West median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 11904 11034 11658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.83% 89.75% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9471 9201 9634
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +3 118 £38,000 -5.00% 13
Cheshire -3 83 £43,750 +38.89% 3
Lancashire +2 25 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Merseyside +16 21 £31,500 +9.57% 1
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 126 (50.81%) SQL
2 88 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
3 75 (30.24%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (28.23%) Finance
5 61 (24.60%) SQL Server
6 55 (22.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (22.18%) Analytics
7 49 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (18.95%) Microsoft
9 44 (17.74%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (15.32%) Microsoft Excel
11 35 (14.11%) Business Analysis
12 34 (13.71%) Data Modelling
13 32 (12.90%) Degree
14 31 (12.50%) Power BI
15 30 (12.10%) Project Management
16 29 (11.69%) Visualisation
17 28 (11.29%) T-SQL
17 28 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 27 (10.89%) ETL
18 27 (10.89%) Management Information System
19 25 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
20 24 (9.68%) Python
21 23 (9.27%) Marketing
21 23 (9.27%) QA
22 22 (8.87%) Data Management
23 21 (8.47%) Banking
23 21 (8.47%) Use Case
24 20 (8.06%) SDLC
25 19 (7.66%) Data Structures

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 13 (5.24%) SAS
2 6 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.61%) Confluence
4 3 (1.21%) CMS
5 2 (0.81%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (15.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (3.63%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.61%) SPSS
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.40%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.82%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.02%) Office 365
3 5 (2.02%) OneDrive
4 4 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.61%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (1.61%) SaaS
5 2 (0.81%) Responsys
5 2 (0.81%) Silverpop
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
6 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.02%) Internet
2 3 (1.21%) SMS
3 1 (0.40%) LAN
3 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (24.60%) SQL Server
2 55 (22.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (17.74%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (12.50%) Power BI
5 28 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (7.66%) Data Mining
6 19 (7.66%) SQL Server 2016
7 18 (7.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
8 16 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (6.05%) Big Data
10 13 (5.24%) MySQL
11 11 (4.44%) QlikView
12 8 (3.23%) PowerPivot
13 7 (2.82%) Pentaho
14 6 (2.42%) Relational Database
14 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (2.02%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (3.63%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.42%) JIRA
2 6 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.81%) NUnit
4 2 (0.81%) ReSharper
4 2 (0.81%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.81%) Subversion
5 1 (0.40%) C++Builder
5 1 (0.40%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 70 (28.23%) Finance
2 23 (9.27%) Marketing
3 21 (8.47%) Banking
4 16 (6.45%) Retail
5 8 (3.23%) Law
6 6 (2.42%) Games
6 6 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.02%) Advertising
8 3 (1.21%) Front Office
8 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.81%) Back Office
9 2 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Electronics
9 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (54.84%) Analyst
2 66 (26.61%) Developer
3 53 (21.37%) Data Analyst
4 37 (14.92%) Business Analyst
5 32 (12.90%) SQL Developer
6 27 (10.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 18 (7.26%) Software Analyst
8 16 (6.45%) SQL BI Developer
9 13 (5.24%) SQL Analyst
10 11 (4.44%) DBA
10 11 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (4.44%) SQL Data Analyst
11 10 (4.03%) SQL DBA
11 10 (4.03%) SSRS Developer
11 10 (4.03%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (3.63%) Analyst Developer
12 9 (3.63%) Architect
12 9 (3.63%) Developer Analyst
13 8 (3.23%) Data Architect
13 8 (3.23%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.66%) .NET
2 10 (4.03%) XML
3 8 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 8 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (2.82%) HTML
4 7 (2.82%) WCF
5 5 (2.02%) CSS
6 4 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.61%) CSS3
6 4 (1.61%) EDI
6 4 (1.61%) HTML5
6 4 (1.61%) jQuery
6 4 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (1.61%) XML Schema
6 4 (1.61%) XSLT
7 3 (1.21%) ADO.NET
7 3 (1.21%) REST
8 2 (0.81%) SOAP
8 2 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 75 (30.24%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.89%) Management Information System
3 19 (7.66%) Data Structures
4 17 (6.85%) Computer Science
5 15 (6.05%) User Experience
6 11 (4.44%) iPad
7 8 (3.23%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.02%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.02%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.61%) Social Media
10 3 (1.21%) CCTV
11 2 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.40%) BBC
12 1 (0.40%) Clustering
12 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.44%) Windows
2 2 (0.81%) Linux
2 2 (0.81%) Unix
3 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
2 55 (22.18%) Analytics
3 49 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (14.11%) Business Analysis
5 34 (13.71%) Data Modelling
6 30 (12.10%) Project Management
7 29 (11.69%) Visualisation
8 27 (10.89%) ETL
9 25 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (8.87%) Data Management
11 21 (8.47%) Use Case
12 20 (8.06%) SDLC
13 19 (7.66%) CRM
13 19 (7.66%) Mathematics
14 17 (6.85%) Migration
15 16 (6.45%) Data Visualisation
15 16 (6.45%) Web Development
16 15 (6.05%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (6.05%) Test Scripting
17 14 (5.65%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 126 (50.81%) SQL
2 28 (11.29%) T-SQL
3 24 (9.68%) Python
4 17 (6.85%) R
5 14 (5.65%) C#
5 14 (5.65%) VBA
6 11 (4.44%) VB
7 7 (2.82%) Java
8 6 (2.42%) C++
8 6 (2.42%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.02%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.61%) XPath
11 2 (0.81%) Scala
11 2 (0.81%) VBScript
12 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (12.90%) Degree
2 11 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.02%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.21%) CISA
5 3 (1.21%) CISM
5 3 (1.21%) CISSP
5 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.81%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (0.81%) PhD
6 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.81%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.40%) HND
7 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.27%) QA
2 13 (5.24%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.61%) GDPR
4 4 (1.61%) PMO
4 4 (1.61%) SLA
5 2 (0.81%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.85%) Tableau
3 13 (5.24%) Oracle
4 11 (4.44%) SAP
5 9 (3.63%) Cognos
6 8 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.82%) Google
8 5 (2.02%) Forcepoint
9 4 (1.61%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.21%) Alterian
11 2 (0.81%) Capita
11 2 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.81%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Adobe
12 1 (0.40%) Avaya
12 1 (0.40%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.40%) GoldenSource
12 1 (0.40%) Twitter