Period
to 2 June 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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
England > North West
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 127 151
Rank change year-on-year -21 +24 +46
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 102 262 269
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.66% 2.57% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 2.75% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 85 147 232
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £30,861 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £57,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.70% +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 5,651 9,530 11,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.04% 93.50% 92.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4,474 7,040 9,038
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analysis in the North West over the 6 months to 2 June 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 2 June 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 -3 64 £54,250 +14.21% 4
Cheshire -4 15 £32,000 -32.63% 4
Merseyside +6 14 £42,123 -14.04%
Lancashire +12 8 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 46 (45.10%) Power BI
1 46 (45.10%) Power Platform
2 44 (43.14%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (37.25%) SQL
3 38 (37.25%) Finance
4 34 (33.33%) Azure
5 33 (32.35%) Analytics
6 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (25.49%) ETL
8 25 (24.51%) Microsoft
8 25 (24.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (23.53%) Data Modelling
9 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 24 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
9 24 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (23.53%) SDLC
10 21 (20.59%) Data Science
10 21 (20.59%) Visualisation
11 20 (19.61%) Business Analysis
11 20 (19.61%) Algorithms
11 20 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (18.63%) Python
13 18 (17.65%) JavaScript
13 18 (17.65%) TOGAF
13 18 (17.65%) Software Architecture
14 17 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (13.73%) AWS
15 14 (13.73%) Data Analytics
16 13 (12.75%) Mathematics

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 9 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.96%) SAS
5 1 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.96%) SPSS
3 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (45.10%) Power Platform
2 34 (33.33%) Azure
3 14 (13.73%) AWS
4 12 (11.76%) PaaS
5 10 (9.80%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (6.86%) Office 365
6 7 (6.86%) SaaS
7 6 (5.88%) GCP
7 6 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
7 6 (5.88%) Slack
8 2 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.96%) IaaS
9 1 (0.98%) AdWords
9 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.98%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.98%) Network Security
2 1 (0.98%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (45.10%) Power BI
2 25 (24.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 17 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (8.82%) Big Data
6 9 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (8.82%) GIS
6 9 (8.82%) OLAP
6 9 (8.82%) PowerPivot
6 9 (8.82%) QlikView
7 7 (6.86%) MySQL
8 6 (5.88%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.92%) Snowflake Schema
10 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) JIRA
2 7 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.96%) CircleCI
5 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium
6 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 38 (37.25%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (4.90%) Law
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
6 2 (1.96%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.98%) Banking
7 1 (0.98%) French Language
7 1 (0.98%) German Language
7 1 (0.98%) Local Government
7 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (35.29%) Analyst
2 20 (19.61%) Business Analyst
3 18 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 18 (17.65%) Business Manager
4 16 (15.69%) Developer
5 13 (12.75%) Architect
5 13 (12.75%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 12 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 12 (11.76%) Software Architect
7 10 (9.80%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 9 (8.82%) Data Analyst
9 8 (7.84%) Data Manager
9 8 (7.84%) Report Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Senior Manager
11 5 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Senior Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.76%) .NET
2 9 (8.82%) MDX
3 8 (7.84%) AngularJS
3 8 (7.84%) LDAP
3 8 (7.84%) REST
4 6 (5.88%) Web Services
5 5 (4.90%) JSON
6 4 (3.92%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (3.92%) COM+
7 3 (2.94%) React
8 2 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.98%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.98%) CSS
9 1 (0.98%) HTML
9 1 (0.98%) Kafka
9 1 (0.98%) Sass
9 1 (0.98%) SOAP
9 1 (0.98%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.61%) Algorithms
1 20 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.80%) User Experience
3 8 (7.84%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) CMDB
5 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.98%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Linux
2 8 (7.84%) Unix
2 8 (7.84%) Windows
3 2 (1.96%) CentOS
3 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.14%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (32.35%) Analytics
3 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (25.49%) ETL
5 24 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 24 (23.53%) SDLC
6 21 (20.59%) Data Science
6 21 (20.59%) Visualisation
7 20 (19.61%) Business Analysis
8 18 (17.65%) Software Architecture
8 18 (17.65%) TOGAF
9 17 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (13.73%) Data Analytics
11 13 (12.75%) Innovative Thinking
11 13 (12.75%) Mathematics
11 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (11.76%) Threat Modelling
13 11 (10.78%) ITIL
14 10 (9.80%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) SQL
2 19 (18.63%) Python
3 18 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.82%) C#
4 9 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.84%) Java
6 6 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.98%) C
9 1 (0.98%) Go
9 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) PhD
2 8 (7.84%) Degree
3 7 (6.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) HNC
6 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) Solvency II
2 6 (5.88%) GDPR
3 2 (1.96%) QA
4 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.98%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.98%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (9.80%) Docker
2 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) Ansible
1 8 (7.84%) Grafana
1 8 (7.84%) Kibana
1 8 (7.84%) Kubernetes
1 8 (7.84%) Terraform
2 6 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (1.96%) Nagios
3 2 (1.96%) Prometheus
3 2 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (24.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.84%) VMware
3 6 (5.88%) SaltStack
4 4 (3.92%) Databricks
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle
5 3 (2.94%) JDA
5 3 (2.94%) Tableau
6 2 (1.96%) Apple
6 2 (1.96%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.96%) Rapid7
6 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.98%) Aderant
7 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.98%) Avaya
7 1 (0.98%) DocuSign
7 1 (0.98%) Google
7 1 (0.98%) Intapp
7 1 (0.98%) NEC
7 1 (0.98%) Zoho