Period
to 19 December 2018

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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
England > North West
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 114 149
Rank change year-on-year +11 +35 +9
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 347 351 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.08% 2.69% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 2.93% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 260 254 171
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,200 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,875 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,833 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.94% - +6.80%

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 10,264 11,973 11,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.09% 91.66% 91.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8,238 9,531 9,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 December 2018.

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 December 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 -9 186 £47,500 -13.64% 32
Cheshire +38 104 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Lancashire +26 32 £37,068 -7.33% 2
Merseyside +5 20 £33,500 -12.99% 5
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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.

1 147 (42.36%) Problem-Solving
2 145 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (28.24%) Microsoft
4 92 (26.51%) SQL
5 91 (26.22%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (23.63%) SQL Server
7 81 (23.34%) Finance
8 78 (22.48%) Degree
9 73 (21.04%) Project Management
10 70 (20.17%) Java
11 65 (18.73%) .NET
12 64 (18.44%) OO
13 61 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
13 61 (17.58%) C#
14 60 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
15 57 (16.43%) TDD
16 54 (15.56%) Scrum
17 51 (14.70%) Visual Studio
18 48 (13.83%) Software Engineering
19 43 (12.39%) Analytics
20 42 (12.10%) DevOps
21 41 (11.82%) Enterprise Software
22 39 (11.24%) Computer Science
23 38 (10.95%) Marketing
23 38 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
23 38 (10.95%) PRINCE2
23 38 (10.95%) JavaScript
24 37 (10.66%) T-SQL
24 37 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
24 37 (10.66%) AngularJS

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 14 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.59%) Alfresco
3 5 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.15%) SAS
5 3 (0.86%) ArcGIS
5 3 (0.86%) GeoServer
6 2 (0.58%) CMS
6 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 37 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (3.46%) MS Visio
5 11 (3.17%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.29%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (1.73%) Office 365
5 5 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.44%) PaaS
5 5 (1.44%) SaaS
6 3 (0.86%) npm
7 2 (0.58%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.58%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.29%) IaaS
8 1 (0.29%) NuGet
8 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.63%) Firewall
2 19 (5.48%) VPN
3 6 (1.73%) Internet
3 6 (1.73%) SAN
3 6 (1.73%) VoIP
4 5 (1.44%) Network Security
5 4 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.15%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.15%) LAN
5 4 (1.15%) WAN
5 4 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.58%) HTTP
6 2 (0.58%) Intranet
7 1 (0.29%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (23.63%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (6.05%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.32%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.03%) Power BI
8 10 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (2.31%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.31%) QlikView
10 8 (2.31%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.73%) Big Data
11 6 (1.73%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.73%) DB2
11 6 (1.73%) MySQL
11 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.15%) GIS
Development Applications
1 51 (14.70%) Visual Studio
2 36 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (7.49%) Git (software)
4 22 (6.34%) Subversion
5 19 (5.48%) Hudson
6 17 (4.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (4.90%) Jenkins
6 17 (4.90%) Vagrant
7 12 (3.46%) Mercurial
8 11 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (3.17%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.73%) Selenium
10 4 (1.15%) Gradle
10 4 (1.15%) Maven
11 3 (0.86%) Aptana Studio
11 3 (0.86%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.86%) gulp
11 3 (0.86%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.86%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 81 (23.34%) Finance
2 38 (10.95%) Marketing
3 24 (6.92%) Banking
4 22 (6.34%) Retail
5 19 (5.48%) Law
6 11 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.73%) Advertising
8 5 (1.44%) Military
8 5 (1.44%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.86%) Legal
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 107 (30.84%) Developer
2 58 (16.71%) Analyst
3 42 (12.10%) Senior Developer
4 38 (10.95%) Software Developer
5 32 (9.22%) .NET Developer
6 27 (7.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (7.78%) C# Developer
7 26 (7.49%) .NET Software Developer
7 26 (7.49%) C# Software Developer
8 23 (6.63%) Business Analyst
8 23 (6.63%) Senior Software Developer
9 20 (5.76%) Architect
10 18 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 18 (5.19%) Java Engineer
10 18 (5.19%) Java Software Engineer
10 18 (5.19%) Software Engineer
11 16 (4.61%) Agile Developer
11 16 (4.61%) Agile Java Developer
11 16 (4.61%) Senior Agile Developer
11 16 (4.61%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.73%) .NET
2 37 (10.66%) AngularJS
3 33 (9.51%) ASP.NET Web API
4 29 (8.36%) .NET Framework
5 28 (8.07%) ASP.NET
6 26 (7.49%) HTML
7 23 (6.63%) CSS
8 11 (3.17%) HTML5 Canvas
9 10 (2.88%) Node.js
10 6 (1.73%) jQuery
10 6 (1.73%) Spring
10 6 (1.73%) Web Services
11 5 (1.44%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (1.44%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.44%) HTML5
11 5 (1.44%) React
12 4 (1.15%) LESS
12 4 (1.15%) SOAP
13 3 (0.86%) RESTful
13 3 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (11.82%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (6.34%) Data Structures
4 21 (6.05%) Algorithms
5 18 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (4.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 13 (3.75%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (3.17%) VLE
9 8 (2.31%) Virtual Team
10 7 (2.02%) User Experience
11 6 (1.73%) Fintech
11 6 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.44%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 5 (1.44%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.44%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.44%) NHS
13 3 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.86%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.58%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.07%) Windows
2 15 (4.32%) Linux
3 6 (1.73%) Mac OS X
3 6 (1.73%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (42.36%) Problem-Solving
2 145 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (26.22%) Continuous Integration
4 73 (21.04%) Project Management
5 64 (18.44%) OO
6 61 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (16.43%) TDD
8 54 (15.56%) Scrum
9 48 (13.83%) Software Engineering
10 43 (12.39%) Analytics
11 42 (12.10%) DevOps
12 39 (11.24%) Computer Science
13 38 (10.95%) PRINCE2
13 38 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (9.51%) Risk Management
15 28 (8.07%) Presales
16 25 (7.20%) IT Strategy
17 24 (6.92%) Agile Project Management
17 24 (6.92%) Test Automation
18 23 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 92 (26.51%) SQL
2 70 (20.17%) Java
3 61 (17.58%) C#
4 38 (10.95%) JavaScript
5 37 (10.66%) T-SQL
6 26 (7.49%) Python
7 17 (4.90%) Go
7 17 (4.90%) Ruby
8 13 (3.75%) C
9 11 (3.17%) PHP
10 7 (2.02%) Java 8
11 5 (1.44%) C++
11 5 (1.44%) Scala
11 5 (1.44%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.58%) ES6
14 2 (0.58%) R
14 2 (0.58%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 78 (22.48%) Degree
2 12 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (3.46%) PMP
3 8 (2.31%) PMI Certification
3 8 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.73%) MCITP
5 6 (1.73%) MCSE
5 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.44%) RHCE
6 5 (1.44%) RHCSA
6 5 (1.44%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.15%) CCNA
7 4 (1.15%) CCNP
7 4 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.86%) CISM
8 3 (0.86%) CISMP
8 3 (0.86%) ISACA
9 1 (0.29%) CAPM
9 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.19%) GDPR
2 14 (4.03%) SLA
3 13 (3.75%) PMO
4 11 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (2.88%) PCI DSS
6 8 (2.31%) QA
7 6 (1.73%) P3O
8 5 (1.44%) Data Quality
9 4 (1.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (6.05%) Docker
2 17 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.73%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (6.05%) Terraform
2 19 (5.48%) Ansible
3 18 (5.19%) Kubernetes
4 17 (4.90%) Consul
4 17 (4.90%) Docker Swarm
4 17 (4.90%) Grafana
4 17 (4.90%) Graphite
4 17 (4.90%) Nagios
4 17 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (4.90%) Opsview
4 17 (4.90%) Packer
4 17 (4.90%) Puppet
4 17 (4.90%) Salt
4 17 (4.90%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.29%) SCCM
6 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 98 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.05%) Tableau
3 14 (4.03%) Cognos
4 13 (3.75%) Cisco
5 10 (2.88%) IBM
5 10 (2.88%) SAP
6 7 (2.02%) Oracle
6 7 (2.02%) VMware
7 6 (1.73%) Apple
7 6 (1.73%) Citrix
7 6 (1.73%) HP
7 6 (1.73%) Ivanti
8 5 (1.44%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.44%) Siemens
9 3 (0.86%) Dell
9 3 (0.86%) Mapinfo
9 3 (0.86%) Veeam
10 2 (0.58%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 2 (0.58%) Google
10 2 (0.58%) JD Edwards