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

Data Analysis
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 172 199
Rank change year-on-year +20 +27 -70
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 269 224 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.13% 1.81% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.00% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 222 174 138
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,775 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,125 £60,125 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%

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 11,412 11,178 10,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.27% 90.38% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9,085 9,344 8,820
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 17 January 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 January 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 +15 121 £35,000 -14.11% 20
Cheshire +9 101 £40,000 +26.98% 8
Merseyside +26 23 £36,500 +26.96% 3
Lancashire -1 23 £35,000 +6.06% 3
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 143 (53.16%) SQL
2 111 (41.26%) Business Intelligence
3 88 (32.71%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (27.14%) Finance
5 69 (25.65%) SQL Server
6 67 (24.91%) Data Warehouse
6 67 (24.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 62 (23.05%) Degree
8 53 (19.70%) Analytics
9 50 (18.59%) Business Analysis
9 50 (18.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 50 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (15.99%) Microsoft
10 43 (15.99%) Power BI
11 39 (14.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 36 (13.38%) Python
12 36 (13.38%) T-SQL
13 35 (13.01%) ETL
13 35 (13.01%) Visualisation
14 33 (12.27%) Data Modelling
14 33 (12.27%) Microsoft Excel
15 30 (11.15%) Project Management
15 30 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (10.41%) SQL Server 2016
17 25 (9.29%) SDLC
17 25 (9.29%) Data Visualisation
18 24 (8.92%) QA
18 24 (8.92%) Banking
19 23 (8.55%) Computer Science
19 23 (8.55%) 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 7 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.86%) SAS
3 3 (1.12%) CMS
3 3 (1.12%) Confluence
4 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (12.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (6.69%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.23%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.37%) Mingle
6 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.37%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.35%) Google Analytics
1 9 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.23%) Office 365
2 6 (2.23%) OneDrive
3 4 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (1.49%) GitHub
4 3 (1.12%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.74%) Responsys
5 2 (0.74%) Silverpop
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.72%) Internet
2 2 (0.74%) SMS
3 1 (0.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (25.65%) SQL Server
2 67 (24.91%) Data Warehouse
2 67 (24.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (18.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (15.99%) Power BI
5 39 (14.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (10.41%) SQL Server 2016
7 19 (7.06%) Big Data
8 18 (6.69%) Data Mining
9 17 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (4.46%) Qlik Sense
10 12 (4.46%) QlikView
11 11 (4.09%) MySQL
12 10 (3.72%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (3.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (3.72%) PowerPivot
13 7 (2.60%) VLDB
14 6 (2.23%) Pentaho
14 6 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (3.35%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.97%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.49%) JIRA
4 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.37%) C++Builder
5 1 (0.37%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.37%) NUnit
5 1 (0.37%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.37%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 73 (27.14%) Finance
2 24 (8.92%) Banking
3 13 (4.83%) Retail
4 11 (4.09%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.09%) Marketing
5 5 (1.86%) Law
6 4 (1.49%) Advertising
7 3 (1.12%) Front Office
8 2 (0.74%) Electronics
8 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 154 (57.25%) Analyst
2 75 (27.88%) Developer
3 49 (18.22%) Data Analyst
4 48 (17.84%) Business Analyst
5 35 (13.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 34 (12.64%) SQL Developer
7 21 (7.81%) SQL Analyst
8 19 (7.06%) SQL BI Developer
9 17 (6.32%) Software Analyst
10 16 (5.95%) Graduate
11 15 (5.58%) Test Analyst
12 13 (4.83%) Graduate Analyst
12 13 (4.83%) Graduate Developer
12 13 (4.83%) Graduate Software Developer
12 13 (4.83%) Programme Analyst
12 13 (4.83%) Report Analyst
12 13 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (4.83%) Software Developer
12 13 (4.83%) SQL Data Analyst
13 11 (4.09%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.06%) .NET
2 7 (2.60%) HTML
2 7 (2.60%) XML
3 5 (1.86%) CSS
4 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.12%) XSLT
5 2 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.74%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.74%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (0.74%) CSS3
5 2 (0.74%) HTML5
5 2 (0.74%) jQuery
5 2 (0.74%) REST
5 2 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (0.74%) WCF
5 2 (0.74%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.37%) LINQ
6 1 (0.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (32.71%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.55%) Computer Science
3 19 (7.06%) User Experience
4 16 (5.95%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.20%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.35%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.60%) iPad
8 4 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.49%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.49%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.12%) Smart Energy
9 3 (1.12%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.74%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.74%) Social Media
11 1 (0.37%) BBC
11 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.37%) TRADACOMS
11 1 (0.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.46%) Windows
2 3 (1.12%) Unix
3 2 (0.74%) Linux
4 1 (0.37%) CentOS
4 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (41.26%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (19.70%) Analytics
3 50 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (18.59%) Business Analysis
4 35 (13.01%) ETL
4 35 (13.01%) Visualisation
5 33 (12.27%) Data Modelling
6 30 (11.15%) Project Management
6 30 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (9.29%) Data Visualisation
7 25 (9.29%) SDLC
8 23 (8.55%) Mathematics
9 21 (7.81%) Web Development
10 19 (7.06%) E-Commerce
10 19 (7.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 18 (6.69%) Change Management
11 18 (6.69%) Migration
11 18 (6.69%) Use Case
12 17 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (5.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 143 (53.16%) SQL
2 36 (13.38%) Python
2 36 (13.38%) T-SQL
3 18 (6.69%) VBA
4 15 (5.58%) C#
5 14 (5.20%) Java
5 14 (5.20%) R
6 11 (4.09%) C++
6 11 (4.09%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.72%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.23%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.23%) VB
9 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.12%) Scala
11 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.74%) XPath
12 1 (0.37%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.37%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (23.05%) Degree
2 15 (5.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.72%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.12%) CISA
6 3 (1.12%) CISM
6 3 (1.12%) CISSP
7 2 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.37%) HND
8 1 (0.37%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.37%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.92%) QA
2 10 (3.72%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.97%) PMO
4 3 (1.12%) GDPR
4 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.12%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (15.99%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.43%) Tableau
3 17 (6.32%) Cognos
4 16 (5.95%) Google
5 14 (5.20%) Oracle
5 14 (5.20%) SAP
6 11 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.23%) Forcepoint
8 5 (1.86%) Twitter
9 4 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.49%) Remedy
10 2 (0.74%) Adobe
10 2 (0.74%) Capita
10 2 (0.74%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (0.74%) Teradata
11 1 (0.37%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.37%) Avaya
11 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.37%) Trillium