Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 188 162
Rank change year-on-year +40 -26 -21
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 267 204 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.13% 1.55% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.70% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 234 170 163
North West median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -12.16% +2.78%
10th Percentile £24,802 £21,500 £24,900
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,700
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 11,464 11,980 10,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.30% 91.06% 89.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9,222 9,757 8,630
North West median annual salary £44,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.54% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,988
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,600 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 July 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 17 July 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 +42 135 £40,000 +23.08% 14
Cheshire +21 94 £40,500 +15.71% 10
Lancashire +18 20 £60,000 +100.00% 6
Merseyside +1 14 £37,000 +17.46% 2
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 144 (53.93%) SQL
2 92 (34.46%) Business Intelligence
3 82 (30.71%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (23.22%) Data Modelling
4 62 (23.22%) Problem-Solving
5 60 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (20.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 54 (20.22%) Finance
8 52 (19.48%) Microsoft
9 51 (19.10%) Data Warehouse
9 51 (19.10%) SQL Server
10 49 (18.35%) Degree
10 49 (18.35%) Business Analysis
11 46 (17.23%) Python
12 45 (16.85%) Visualisation
13 37 (13.86%) Microsoft Excel
13 37 (13.86%) T-SQL
13 37 (13.86%) Data Science
14 36 (13.48%) ETL
15 35 (13.11%) Data Visualisation
16 33 (12.36%) Analytics
17 32 (11.99%) Microsoft Office
18 31 (11.61%) R
19 29 (10.86%) Change Management
20 28 (10.49%) Project Management
20 28 (10.49%) Machine Learning
21 27 (10.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 26 (9.74%) Marketing
23 25 (9.36%) Predictive Modelling

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 21 (7.87%) Apache Spark
2 12 (4.49%) SAS
3 7 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.37%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.37%) Tornado
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (13.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (11.99%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.00%) SPSS
5 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.12%) Stata
7 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) FastStats
2 2 (0.75%) CaseMap
2 2 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.75%) Concordance
2 2 (0.75%) LexisNexis TimeMap
2 2 (0.75%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (0.75%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.37%) Exstream
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.25%) Office 365
3 6 (2.25%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.75%) SMS
2 1 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 54 (20.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (19.10%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (19.10%) SQL Server
4 27 (10.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (7.87%) MySQL
6 20 (7.49%) Big Data
6 20 (7.49%) Power BI
7 19 (7.12%) Hadoop
8 17 (6.37%) QlikView
9 16 (5.99%) OLAP
10 15 (5.62%) Data Mining
11 14 (5.24%) OLTP
12 11 (4.12%) Relational Database
13 9 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (2.62%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (1.87%) GIS
16 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
16 5 (1.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (5.24%) ERwin
2 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.75%) JIRA
2 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.37%) CA Release Automation
3 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.37%) RStudio
3 1 (0.37%) SonarQube
General
1 54 (20.22%) Finance
2 26 (9.74%) Marketing
3 24 (8.99%) Banking
4 22 (8.24%) Retail
5 14 (5.24%) Law
6 11 (4.12%) Investment Banking
7 8 (3.00%) Advertising
8 6 (2.25%) Back Office
9 5 (1.87%) Legal
9 5 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.50%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (1.50%) Front Office
11 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.75%) International Banking
12 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 103 (38.58%) Analyst
2 54 (20.22%) Developer
3 52 (19.48%) Business Analyst
4 27 (10.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 27 (10.11%) Data Analyst
5 23 (8.61%) Architect
5 23 (8.61%) Data Scientist
6 20 (7.49%) Data Architect
6 20 (7.49%) SQL Developer
7 15 (5.62%) Graduate
8 14 (5.24%) Business Developer
8 14 (5.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 14 (5.24%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (4.49%) Consultant
9 12 (4.49%) Senior Business Analyst
10 10 (3.75%) Insight Analyst
11 9 (3.37%) Lead Business Analyst
12 8 (3.00%) Graduate Developer
12 8 (3.00%) Graduate Software Developer
12 8 (3.00%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.99%) .NET
2 4 (1.50%) Web Services
2 4 (1.50%) XML
3 3 (1.12%) Middleware
4 2 (0.75%) KML
4 2 (0.75%) RESTful
5 1 (0.37%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.37%) D3.js
5 1 (0.37%) EDI
5 1 (0.37%) Flask
5 1 (0.37%) HTML5
5 1 (0.37%) REST
5 1 (0.37%) TensorFlow
5 1 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.37%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.37%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 82 (30.71%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.99%) Algorithms
3 19 (7.12%) Data Structures
4 18 (6.74%) Management Information System
5 16 (5.99%) Computer Science
6 14 (5.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (3.00%) User Experience
9 6 (2.25%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.87%) Minimum Viable Product
11 4 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.50%) PMI
12 3 (1.12%) Marketing Technology
13 2 (0.75%) CMDB
13 2 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.75%) Renewable Energy
13 2 (0.75%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.75%) Xbox
14 1 (0.37%) IVR
14 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.49%) Unix
2 8 (3.00%) Windows
3 2 (0.75%) Linux
4 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (34.46%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (23.22%) Data Modelling
2 62 (23.22%) Problem-Solving
3 60 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (18.35%) Business Analysis
5 45 (16.85%) Visualisation
6 37 (13.86%) Data Science
7 36 (13.48%) ETL
8 35 (13.11%) Data Visualisation
9 33 (12.36%) Analytics
10 29 (10.86%) Change Management
11 28 (10.49%) Machine Learning
11 28 (10.49%) Project Management
12 25 (9.36%) Predictive Modelling
13 24 (8.99%) Data Architecture
13 24 (8.99%) PRINCE2
14 23 (8.61%) Creative Thinking
15 22 (8.24%) Coaching
15 22 (8.24%) Mathematics
16 21 (7.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 144 (53.93%) SQL
2 46 (17.23%) Python
3 37 (13.86%) T-SQL
4 31 (11.61%) R
5 19 (7.12%) Java
6 18 (6.74%) Scala
7 16 (5.99%) HiveQL
8 13 (4.87%) C#
9 9 (3.37%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.37%) VBA
10 8 (3.00%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.62%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.25%) C++
12 6 (2.25%) MATLAB
12 6 (2.25%) PHP
12 6 (2.25%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.87%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.75%) C
14 2 (0.75%) Perl
14 2 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (18.35%) Degree
2 16 (5.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.25%) IIBA
5 4 (1.50%) CISA
5 4 (1.50%) CISSP
5 4 (1.50%) PhD
5 4 (1.50%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.12%) CISM
6 3 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.75%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.75%) ISEB
7 2 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.37%) CRISC
8 1 (0.37%) HNC
8 1 (0.37%) MCSA
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.37%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.49%) PMO
2 9 (3.37%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.12%) PSD2
5 2 (0.75%) QA
5 2 (0.75%) SLA
6 1 (0.37%) GCP
6 1 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (5.99%) HDFS
2 2 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (1.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 52 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.61%) Tableau
3 20 (7.49%) Oracle
4 14 (5.24%) Cognos
5 13 (4.87%) SAP
6 9 (3.37%) Teradata
7 7 (2.62%) Google
8 6 (2.25%) Forcepoint
8 6 (2.25%) Progress
9 4 (1.50%) Twitter
10 3 (1.12%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.75%) Cisco
11 2 (0.75%) Recommind
11 2 (0.75%) Sage
11 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.75%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.37%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.37%) IBM
12 1 (0.37%) Informatica
12 1 (0.37%) Talend