Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 125 105
Rank change year-on-year +44 -20 +30
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 375 320 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.55% 2.57% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 2.80% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 247 235 248
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.91% - +4.76%

Decision-Making 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 9,899 11,438 12,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 93.71% 91.96% 92.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7,306 9,239 9,836
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in the North West

Decision-Making
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Decision-Making in the North West

Decision-Making
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in the North West over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Decision-Making in the North West

Decision-Making
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 Decision-Making within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 July 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 +8 211 £52,500 +16.67% 38
Cheshire +30 82 £57,500 +13.30% 13
Lancashire +28 59 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Merseyside +8 16 £60,000 +81.82% 6
Cumbria +8 3 £60,000 -
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, IT jobs citing Decision-Making 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 Decision-Making.

1 108 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (26.13%) Problem-Solving
3 79 (21.07%) Microsoft
3 79 (21.07%) SQL
4 67 (17.87%) OO
4 67 (17.87%) Finance
4 67 (17.87%) Degree
5 64 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (16.53%) Java
7 57 (15.20%) Broadband
7 57 (15.20%) SDLC
8 56 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 55 (14.67%) Enterprise Software
10 47 (12.53%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (11.73%) SQL Server
12 43 (11.47%) Collaborative Working
13 42 (11.20%) DevOps
13 42 (11.20%) JavaScript
14 41 (10.93%) Project Management
14 41 (10.93%) Node.js
14 41 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
15 40 (10.67%) NoSQL
16 39 (10.40%) .NET
17 38 (10.13%) Git (software)
18 37 (9.87%) Software Engineering
19 36 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
20 35 (9.33%) Test Automation
20 35 (9.33%) Data Structures
20 35 (9.33%) Algorithms
21 33 (8.80%) Strategic Roadmap

Decision-Making
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 8 (2.13%) Confluence
2 7 (1.87%) IIS
2 7 (1.87%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.60%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.60%) Resin
4 5 (1.33%) Apache
4 5 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.07%) SAS
5 4 (1.07%) WordPress
6 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.53%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.53%) CMS
7 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.53%) nginx
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.07%) Adobe XD
5 4 (1.07%) UXPin
6 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.80%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.80%) Sketch
7 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.27%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.27%) SPSS
8 1 (0.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.07%) Magento
2 2 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 41 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (5.33%) Power Platform
4 19 (5.07%) Serverless
5 17 (4.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (3.73%) Azure Data Factory
7 12 (3.20%) SaaS
8 8 (2.13%) Office 365
9 6 (1.60%) Google Analytics
10 5 (1.33%) Lucidchart
11 2 (0.53%) GitHub
11 2 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.53%) PaaS
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon Alexa
12 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.27%) Dialogflow
12 1 (0.27%) G Suite
12 1 (0.27%) IaaS
12 1 (0.27%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 57 (15.20%) Broadband
2 9 (2.40%) Internet
3 7 (1.87%) Skype
4 6 (1.60%) VoIP
5 5 (1.33%) DNS
5 5 (1.33%) SAN
6 3 (0.80%) Network Security
7 2 (0.53%) DHCP
7 2 (0.53%) Firewall
7 2 (0.53%) FTP
7 2 (0.53%) Intranet
7 2 (0.53%) LAN
7 2 (0.53%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.53%) WAN
7 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.27%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.27%) SSL
8 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.67%) NoSQL
3 29 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (5.60%) Azure SQL Database
5 20 (5.33%) Power BI
5 20 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (4.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 15 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (3.47%) MySQL
10 12 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (2.67%) Data Lake
11 10 (2.67%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (1.87%) Big Data
14 5 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.33%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.33%) Hadoop
15 4 (1.07%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.60%) Mercurial
2 21 (5.60%) Subversion
3 12 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.93%) JIRA
5 5 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.07%) Balsamiq
6 4 (1.07%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.53%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.53%) Grunt
7 2 (0.53%) gulp
7 2 (0.53%) JUnit
7 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.53%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.27%) Hudson
8 1 (0.27%) NUnit
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 67 (17.87%) Finance
2 33 (8.80%) Marketing
3 25 (6.67%) Banking
3 25 (6.67%) Retail
4 16 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.73%) Automotive
6 6 (1.60%) Legal
7 4 (1.07%) Back Office
7 4 (1.07%) Digital Economy
8 3 (0.80%) Local Government
8 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.53%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Billing
9 2 (0.53%) Front Office
9 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (21.33%) Developer
2 57 (15.20%) Analyst
3 26 (6.93%) Java Developer
4 24 (6.40%) Business Analyst
5 21 (5.60%) Agile Developer
5 21 (5.60%) Agile Java Developer
6 19 (5.07%) Designer
6 19 (5.07%) Software Engineer
7 18 (4.80%) Architect
7 18 (4.80%) Java Engineer
7 18 (4.80%) Java Software Engineer
7 18 (4.80%) Senior Java Engineer
7 18 (4.80%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 18 (4.80%) Senior Software Engineer
8 17 (4.53%) Interface Designer
8 17 (4.53%) Senior Developer
9 13 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (3.47%) Technical Architect
10 12 (3.20%) .NET Developer
10 12 (3.20%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.93%) Node.js
2 39 (10.40%) .NET
3 33 (8.80%) HTML
4 30 (8.00%) React
5 23 (6.13%) HTML5
6 19 (5.07%) jQuery
7 17 (4.53%) RESTful
8 15 (4.00%) AngularJS
8 15 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 15 (4.00%) CSS
9 12 (3.20%) Redux
9 12 (3.20%) WPF
10 11 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (2.67%) Universal Windows Platform
12 7 (1.87%) GraphQL
13 6 (1.60%) Flask
13 6 (1.60%) Spring
13 6 (1.60%) Web Services
14 5 (1.33%) REST
15 4 (1.07%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (14.67%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (9.33%) Algorithms
3 35 (9.33%) Data Structures
4 27 (7.20%) Management Information System
5 19 (5.07%) User Experience
6 17 (4.53%) Cloud Native
6 17 (4.53%) Smart City
7 15 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (3.47%) NHS
9 12 (3.20%) Driving Licence
10 9 (2.40%) Robotics
11 8 (2.13%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.60%) Mainframe
13 4 (1.07%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (1.07%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.07%) PMI
14 3 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
15 2 (0.53%) Replication
15 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.80%) Windows
2 19 (5.07%) Apple iOS
3 18 (4.80%) Android
4 13 (3.47%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.20%) Linux
6 4 (1.07%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.53%) Unix
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (26.13%) Problem-Solving
3 67 (17.87%) OO
4 57 (15.20%) SDLC
5 56 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
6 47 (12.53%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (11.47%) Collaborative Working
8 42 (11.20%) DevOps
9 41 (10.93%) Project Management
10 37 (9.87%) Software Engineering
11 36 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (9.33%) Test Automation
13 33 (8.80%) Analytics
13 33 (8.80%) Strategic Roadmap
14 32 (8.53%) Commercial Awareness
14 32 (8.53%) Software Delivery
15 31 (8.27%) Capacity Planning
15 31 (8.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 30 (8.00%) Mentoring
17 29 (7.73%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.07%) SQL
2 62 (16.53%) Java
3 42 (11.20%) JavaScript
4 32 (8.53%) C#
5 24 (6.40%) Python
6 12 (3.20%) ES6
7 9 (2.40%) PHP
8 6 (1.60%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.60%) U-SQL
9 5 (1.33%) R
10 4 (1.07%) C
10 4 (1.07%) Ruby
10 4 (1.07%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.80%) Java 8
12 2 (0.53%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.53%) Perl
12 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.27%) C++
13 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 67 (17.87%) Degree
2 11 (2.93%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.87%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.60%) ISEB
4 6 (1.60%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.33%) DBS Check
5 5 (1.33%) MCSE
6 4 (1.07%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.07%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.80%) ACCA
7 3 (0.80%) CIMA
7 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.80%) MCSA
7 3 (0.80%) PMP
7 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.53%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.53%) MCITP
8 2 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.27%) QA
2 5 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.33%) PMO
2 5 (1.33%) SLA
3 4 (1.07%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.07%) Docker
3 4 (1.07%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.53%) Firmware
4 2 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) Ansible
1 2 (0.53%) cPanel
1 2 (0.53%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.53%) Plesk
1 2 (0.53%) Terraform
2 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 79 (21.07%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.40%) Google
3 9 (2.40%) SAP
3 9 (2.40%) Tableau
4 8 (2.13%) IBM
4 8 (2.13%) Informatica
5 7 (1.87%) Adobe
5 7 (1.87%) Citrix
5 7 (1.87%) VMware
6 6 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.33%) Apple
7 5 (1.33%) Cisco
7 5 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (1.33%) Oracle
8 4 (1.07%) Cognos
8 4 (1.07%) Ivanti
9 3 (0.80%) Databricks
9 3 (0.80%) Splunk
10 2 (0.53%) HubSpot
10 2 (0.53%) Twitter