Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 149 174
Rank change year-on-year -7 +25 +6
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 198 265 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.87% 2.17% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.37% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 119 238 184
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +24.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,941 £22,725
90th Percentile £67,175 £62,875 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 9,937 11,174 12,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 93.91% 91.61% 91.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7,339 8,993 9,717
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 +1 117 £47,500 +11.76% 21
Lancashire -4 36 £32,500 -40.91% 1
Cheshire -44 23 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Merseyside -1 20 £43,250 +18.49% 8
Cumbria - 2 £41,750 - 3
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 75 (37.88%) SQL
1 75 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (33.84%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (26.77%) Data Science
4 52 (26.26%) Broadband
5 49 (24.75%) Business Intelligence
6 48 (24.24%) Programme Management
6 48 (24.24%) User Experience
7 45 (22.73%) Computer Science
7 45 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 41 (20.71%) Data Modelling
8 41 (20.71%) Software Engineering
9 40 (20.20%) Microsoft Excel
10 38 (19.19%) Analytics
11 35 (17.68%) Finance
12 34 (17.17%) Machine Learning
13 33 (16.67%) Power Platform
13 33 (16.67%) Power BI
14 30 (15.15%) T-SQL
14 30 (15.15%) SQL Server
15 29 (14.65%) QA
16 27 (13.64%) Degree
16 27 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 26 (13.13%) Algorithms
18 25 (12.63%) SOA
19 23 (11.62%) Telecoms
20 22 (11.11%) Data Structures
20 22 (11.11%) SDLC
20 22 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
20 22 (11.11%) ITIL

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 4 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.51%) CMS
2 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (20.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.52%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.67%) Power Platform
2 21 (10.61%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (4.04%) Adobe Analytics
3 8 (4.04%) Google Analytics
4 6 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.52%) Office 365
6 3 (1.52%) Serverless
7 2 (1.01%) SaaS
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 52 (26.26%) Broadband
2 7 (3.54%) Network Security
3 4 (2.02%) LAN
3 4 (2.02%) WAN
3 4 (2.02%) WLAN
4 3 (1.52%) FTP
5 1 (0.51%) DHCP
5 1 (0.51%) DNS
5 1 (0.51%) HTTP
5 1 (0.51%) Skype
5 1 (0.51%) SMTP
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.67%) Power BI
2 30 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 27 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (10.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (9.09%) QlikView
7 14 (7.07%) Data Mining
7 14 (7.07%) Qlik Sense
8 11 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (5.05%) Big Data
10 8 (4.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
11 7 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (3.03%) MS Access
12 6 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (2.53%) GIS
13 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Visual Website Optimizer
2 4 (2.02%) C++Builder
2 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.02%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.51%) ERwin
3 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (17.68%) Finance
2 23 (11.62%) Telecoms
3 20 (10.10%) Manufacturing
4 19 (9.60%) Marketing
5 13 (6.57%) Retail
6 10 (5.05%) Banking
6 10 (5.05%) Electronics
7 8 (4.04%) Billing
7 8 (4.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (3.54%) Law
8 7 (3.54%) Local Government
9 4 (2.02%) Legal
10 2 (1.01%) Automotive
11 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (29.29%) Analyst
2 41 (20.71%) Developer
3 30 (15.15%) Software Engineer
4 23 (11.62%) Development Engineer
4 23 (11.62%) Software Development Engineer
5 22 (11.11%) Data Analyst
6 15 (7.58%) Business Analyst
6 15 (7.58%) Consultant
7 11 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 10 (5.05%) Architect
8 10 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (5.05%) Software Manager
9 8 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 8 (4.04%) Developer in Test
9 8 (4.04%) Product Developer
9 8 (4.04%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.04%) Software Test Engineer
9 8 (4.04%) Test Development Engineer
9 8 (4.04%) Test Engineer
9 8 (4.04%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.07%) .NET
2 8 (4.04%) AngularJS
3 6 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.02%) XML
6 3 (1.52%) EDI
7 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.01%) CSS
7 2 (1.01%) HTML
7 2 (1.01%) REST
7 2 (1.01%) WCF
8 1 (0.51%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.51%) COM+
8 1 (0.51%) JSON
8 1 (0.51%) Keras
8 1 (0.51%) Node.js
8 1 (0.51%) React
8 1 (0.51%) RESTful
8 1 (0.51%) TensorFlow
8 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (33.84%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (24.24%) User Experience
3 26 (13.13%) Algorithms
4 22 (11.11%) Data Structures
5 8 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.54%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.52%) Life Science
8 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.01%) PMI
8 2 (1.01%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Replication
9 1 (0.51%) Social Media
9 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.05%) Android
1 10 (5.05%) Apple iOS
1 10 (5.05%) Windows
2 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.77%) Data Science
3 49 (24.75%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (24.24%) Programme Management
5 45 (22.73%) Computer Science
6 41 (20.71%) Data Modelling
6 41 (20.71%) Software Engineering
7 38 (19.19%) Analytics
8 34 (17.17%) Machine Learning
9 25 (12.63%) SOA
10 22 (11.11%) ITIL
10 22 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (11.11%) SDLC
11 21 (10.61%) Project Management
12 20 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (10.10%) Test Automation
13 19 (9.60%) Mathematics
14 18 (9.09%) Business Analysis
14 18 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 75 (37.88%) SQL
2 30 (15.15%) T-SQL
3 15 (7.58%) Python
4 14 (7.07%) Java
5 12 (6.06%) C#
5 12 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.05%) PHP
6 10 (5.05%) R
6 10 (5.05%) VBA
7 8 (4.04%) Apple Swift
7 8 (4.04%) Objective-C
8 7 (3.54%) C++
9 4 (2.02%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (13.64%) Degree
2 4 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.52%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.52%) MBA
3 3 (1.52%) PhD
3 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) ACCA
5 1 (0.51%) CIMA
5 1 (0.51%) CISSP
5 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.65%) QA
2 9 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.55%) SLA
3 7 (3.54%) PMO
4 4 (2.02%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.52%) NIST
6 2 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.51%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.09%) SAP
3 15 (7.58%) Google
4 10 (5.05%) Oracle
5 9 (4.55%) Adobe
6 8 (4.04%) Crazy Egg
6 8 (4.04%) Hotjar
6 8 (4.04%) Optimizely
7 7 (3.54%) Tableau
8 5 (2.53%) Ab Initio
8 5 (2.53%) VMware
9 4 (2.02%) Apple
9 4 (2.02%) Cisco
9 4 (2.02%) Embarcadero
9 4 (2.02%) Infoblox
9 4 (2.02%) Meraki
9 4 (2.02%) Remedy
9 4 (2.02%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.02%) Zscaler
10 3 (1.52%) Cognos