Period
to 24 September 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Structures in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Structures over the 6 months to 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Structures
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 312 324
Rank change year-on-year +86 +12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Data Structures 143 42 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.10% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.76% 0.89% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 139 35 42
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,250 £31,250 £20,350
90th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £45,577
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Data Structures is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5174 4706 4790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.95% 39.69% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4066 3992 3828
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Structures
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Data Structures as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Structures in the North West

Data Structures
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Structures in the North West.

Salary trend for Data Structures in the North West

Data Structures
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Structures in the North West over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Structures in the North West

Data Structures
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 Structures within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 September 2017. 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 +76 116 £57,500 +14.43% 5
Cheshire -20 19 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Merseyside +1 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £65,000 -
Data Structures
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing Data Structures 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 Structures.

1 96 (67.13%) SQL
2 78 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 75 (52.45%) OO
4 71 (49.65%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (45.45%) Java
7 54 (37.76%) Degree
8 50 (34.97%) C#
9 44 (30.77%) Algorithms
10 41 (28.67%) Software Engineering
11 40 (27.97%) NoSQL
12 38 (26.57%) Analytics
13 37 (25.87%) Git (software)
13 37 (25.87%) Subversion
14 36 (25.17%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (24.48%) Web Services
16 32 (22.38%) Mercurial
17 31 (21.68%) SQL Server
17 31 (21.68%) Relational Database
18 30 (20.98%) .NET
18 30 (20.98%) RDBMS
19 24 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
20 23 (16.08%) Hadoop
20 23 (16.08%) Open Source
21 22 (15.38%) .NET Framework
21 22 (15.38%) Scrum
21 22 (15.38%) MVC
22 21 (14.69%) Finance
22 21 (14.69%) Python
22 21 (14.69%) Microsoft

Data Structures
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 (14.69%) Apache Spark
2 20 (13.99%) Apache
3 8 (5.59%) OpenEdge
3 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.50%) CMS
4 5 (3.50%) EPiServer
4 5 (3.50%) SAS
5 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.70%) Predix
Applications
1 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) SAP BPC
1 9 (6.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (4.20%) SAP MM
2 6 (4.20%) SAP SRM
3 5 (3.50%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.40%) Magento
6 1 (0.70%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (13.99%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.80%) SaaS
5 2 (1.40%) Firebase
5 2 (1.40%) npm
6 1 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 11 (7.69%) RS-232
1 11 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.97%) NoSQL
2 31 (21.68%) Relational Database
2 31 (21.68%) SQL Server
3 30 (20.98%) RDBMS
4 23 (16.08%) Hadoop
5 21 (14.69%) Big Data
6 20 (13.99%) Amazon Redshift
7 18 (12.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (11.89%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (11.19%) Power BI
10 13 (9.09%) QlikView
10 13 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (6.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 8 (5.59%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (3.50%) SAP BW
14 5 (3.50%) SAP HANA
15 4 (2.80%) OLAP
16 2 (1.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (25.87%) Git (software)
1 37 (25.87%) Subversion
2 32 (22.38%) Mercurial
3 16 (11.19%) NUnit
4 15 (10.49%) Visual Studio
5 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Blend
5 11 (7.69%) MSI
5 11 (7.69%) MSTest
5 11 (7.69%) NuGet
5 11 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (7.69%) WiX
6 6 (4.20%) JIRA
7 5 (3.50%) ReSharper
7 5 (3.50%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.10%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.40%) Babel
9 2 (1.40%) webpack
10 1 (0.70%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (14.69%) Finance
2 14 (9.79%) Marketing
3 4 (2.80%) Law
4 1 (0.70%) Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.70%) Retail
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (44.06%) Developer
2 30 (20.98%) Software Engineer
3 27 (18.88%) C# Developer
4 24 (16.78%) Java Developer
5 22 (15.38%) Java Engineer
5 22 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 22 (15.38%) Senior Java Engineer
5 22 (15.38%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 22 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (11.19%) .NET Developer
7 15 (10.49%) Consultant
7 15 (10.49%) SAP Consultant
7 15 (10.49%) Senior Developer
8 14 (9.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (9.09%) Apache Spark Developer
9 13 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
9 13 (9.09%) Junior
9 13 (9.09%) Junior Developer
9 13 (9.09%) Junior Java Developer
9 13 (9.09%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (24.48%) Web Services
2 30 (20.98%) .NET
3 22 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 20 (13.99%) WCF
5 19 (13.29%) XML
6 14 (9.79%) LINQ
7 13 (9.09%) Entity Framework
7 13 (9.09%) WPF
8 11 (7.69%) .NET Compact Framework
8 11 (7.69%) COM
8 11 (7.69%) CSS
8 11 (7.69%) Lambda Expressions
8 11 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
8 11 (7.69%) NHibernate
8 11 (7.69%) Silverlight
8 11 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
8 11 (7.69%) XSD
9 10 (6.99%) ASP.NET
9 10 (6.99%) HTML
10 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (30.77%) Algorithms
2 20 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.79%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (7.69%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 11 (7.69%) Internet of Things
5 8 (5.59%) Renewable Energy
5 8 (5.59%) User Experience
6 7 (4.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.40%) NHS
8 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.09%) Windows
2 12 (8.39%) Linux
3 11 (7.69%) Mac OS
3 11 (7.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 7 (4.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 75 (52.45%) OO
3 71 (49.65%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (28.67%) Software Engineering
6 38 (26.57%) Analytics
7 36 (25.17%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (16.08%) Open Source
9 22 (15.38%) MVC
9 22 (15.38%) Scrum
10 20 (13.99%) Data Acquisition
10 20 (13.99%) Kanban
10 20 (13.99%) MapReduce
10 20 (13.99%) RUP
11 17 (11.89%) Data Modelling
12 16 (11.19%) Data Analysis
12 16 (11.19%) ETL
12 16 (11.19%) TDD
12 16 (11.19%) Unit Testing
13 13 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (67.13%) SQL
2 65 (45.45%) Java
3 50 (34.97%) C#
4 21 (14.69%) Python
4 21 (14.69%) Scala
5 20 (13.99%) Clojure
5 20 (13.99%) Haskell
6 13 (9.09%) PHP
7 12 (8.39%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.69%) C
8 11 (7.69%) C++
8 11 (7.69%) XAML
9 9 (6.29%) VB
10 7 (4.90%) XPath
11 6 (4.20%) VBA
12 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.40%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (37.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.79%) Data Quality
2 9 (6.29%) IFRS
3 6 (4.20%) QA
4 1 (0.70%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (4.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.89%) SAP
3 8 (5.59%) Cognos
4 6 (4.20%) Ariba
5 5 (3.50%) Hyperion
5 5 (3.50%) Teradata
6 4 (2.80%) Informatica
6 4 (2.80%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.80%) Tableau
6 4 (2.80%) Trillium
7 3 (2.10%) Ab Initio
7 3 (2.10%) IBM
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle
8 2 (1.40%) Zend
9 1 (0.70%) Actuate
9 1 (0.70%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.70%) Datanomic
9 1 (0.70%) Netezza
9 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com