Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 174 164
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 246 232 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.10% 1.82% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.00% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 215 201 174
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 10,633 11,595 11,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.97% 90.93% 91.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8,519 9,204 9,264
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 -3 117 £42,500 +21.43% 17
Cheshire +37 95 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Lancashire +8 17 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Merseyside +7 12 £35,000 +11.11% 4
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 143 (58.13%) SQL
2 89 (36.18%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (30.08%) SQL Server
4 73 (29.67%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (27.24%) Data Warehouse
6 65 (26.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (26.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 61 (24.80%) ETL
8 61 (24.80%) Microsoft
9 60 (24.39%) Data Modelling
10 58 (23.58%) Degree
11 56 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (22.36%) T-SQL
12 55 (22.36%) Problem-Solving
13 47 (19.11%) Visualisation
14 45 (18.29%) Finance
15 44 (17.89%) Analytics
16 41 (16.67%) Python
17 40 (16.26%) Microsoft Excel
18 39 (15.85%) Project Management
19 38 (15.45%) Data Visualisation
20 37 (15.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 33 (13.41%) Business Analysis
22 30 (12.20%) Decision-Making
23 28 (11.38%) Mathematics
23 28 (11.38%) Data Science
24 26 (10.57%) Change Management
24 26 (10.57%) Big Data
25 25 (10.16%) Power BI
26 24 (9.76%) R

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 14 (5.69%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.66%) SAS
3 4 (1.63%) Apache
4 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.81%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.81%) Jupyter
Applications
1 40 (16.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.25%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.25%) SPSS
5 3 (1.22%) Stata
6 2 (0.81%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) FastStats
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) Exstream
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.63%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.81%) GitHub
5 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.41%) AdWords
6 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.41%) Office 365
6 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.81%) SMS
2 1 (0.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (30.08%) SQL Server
2 67 (27.24%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (26.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (26.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (15.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (10.57%) Big Data
7 25 (10.16%) Power BI
8 21 (8.54%) QlikView
9 16 (6.50%) MySQL
10 14 (5.69%) OLAP
10 14 (5.69%) Relational Database
11 13 (5.28%) Hadoop
12 11 (4.47%) Qlik Sense
13 9 (3.66%) OLTP
14 8 (3.25%) Data Mining
14 8 (3.25%) GIS
14 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (2.85%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (2.85%) NoSQL
15 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (4.47%) JIRA
2 9 (3.66%) ERwin
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.41%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.41%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.41%) RStudio
4 1 (0.41%) SonarQube
General
1 45 (18.29%) Finance
2 23 (9.35%) Marketing
3 16 (6.50%) Retail
4 15 (6.10%) Banking
5 13 (5.28%) Law
6 12 (4.88%) Investment Banking
7 8 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.63%) Local Government
10 3 (1.22%) Advertising
10 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.22%) Legal
11 2 (0.81%) Electronics
11 2 (0.81%) Front Office
11 2 (0.81%) International Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Automotive
12 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (31.30%) Analyst
2 63 (25.61%) Developer
3 41 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 29 (11.79%) Business Developer
5 27 (10.98%) Data Analyst
6 24 (9.76%) Business Analyst
7 21 (8.54%) SQL Developer
8 18 (7.32%) Consultant
9 16 (6.50%) Data Scientist
10 13 (5.28%) Architect
11 12 (4.88%) Data Architect
11 12 (4.88%) Graduate
12 10 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 10 (4.07%) SQL BI Developer
13 9 (3.66%) Project Manager
14 8 (3.25%) Analytics Manager
14 8 (3.25%) Business IT Analyst
14 8 (3.25%) IT Analyst
14 8 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
15 7 (2.85%) Graduate Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.88%) .NET
2 8 (3.25%) Web Services
3 5 (2.03%) Kafka
3 5 (2.03%) XML
4 4 (1.63%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (0.81%) KML
5 2 (0.81%) MDX
6 1 (0.41%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.41%) D3.js
6 1 (0.41%) EDI
6 1 (0.41%) JSON
6 1 (0.41%) LINQ
6 1 (0.41%) Middleware
6 1 (0.41%) REST
6 1 (0.41%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.41%) WCF
6 1 (0.41%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 73 (29.67%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.91%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.10%) Algorithms
4 14 (5.69%) Data Structures
5 11 (4.47%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.44%) User Experience
8 4 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.63%) PMI
9 3 (1.22%) Marketing Technology
9 3 (1.22%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.81%) CMDB
10 2 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.81%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.81%) Xbox
11 1 (0.41%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.44%) Unix
2 2 (0.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (36.18%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (24.80%) ETL
3 60 (24.39%) Data Modelling
4 56 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (22.36%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (19.11%) Visualisation
7 44 (17.89%) Analytics
8 39 (15.85%) Project Management
9 38 (15.45%) Data Visualisation
10 33 (13.41%) Business Analysis
11 30 (12.20%) Decision-Making
12 28 (11.38%) Data Science
12 28 (11.38%) Mathematics
13 26 (10.57%) Change Management
14 20 (8.13%) Predictive Modelling
15 19 (7.72%) Risk Management
16 18 (7.32%) Data Analytics
16 18 (7.32%) PRINCE2
17 17 (6.91%) Data Management
18 16 (6.50%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 143 (58.13%) SQL
2 55 (22.36%) T-SQL
3 41 (16.67%) Python
4 24 (9.76%) R
5 17 (6.91%) Java
6 11 (4.47%) Scala
7 8 (3.25%) C#
8 7 (2.85%) VBA
9 6 (2.44%) C++
9 6 (2.44%) HiveQL
9 6 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.03%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.63%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.22%) Perl
12 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.22%) VB
13 1 (0.41%) C
13 1 (0.41%) PHP
13 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (23.58%) Degree
2 7 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (2.85%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (2.03%) PhD
3 5 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.63%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.81%) CIPD
5 2 (0.81%) CISA
5 2 (0.81%) CISSP
5 2 (0.81%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.81%) ISEB
6 1 (0.41%) CISM
6 1 (0.41%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.41%) CRISC
6 1 (0.41%) MCSA
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.66%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.25%) QA
3 4 (1.63%) PMO
4 3 (1.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.41%) GDPR
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 61 (24.80%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.32%) SAP
3 13 (5.28%) Tableau
4 12 (4.88%) Oracle
5 8 (3.25%) Google
6 5 (2.03%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.63%) Alteryx
7 4 (1.63%) Mapinfo
7 4 (1.63%) Teradata
7 4 (1.63%) Twitter
8 3 (1.22%) Cognos
9 2 (0.81%) Cisco
9 2 (0.81%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.81%) DocuSign
9 2 (0.81%) ESRI
9 2 (0.81%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.81%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.81%) Talend
9 2 (0.81%) Vectorworks