The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for FastStats skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FastStats over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apteco FastStats
England / North West
Rank 246 235 260
Rank change year-on-year -11 +25  
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.049% 0.053% 0.015%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.52% 0.70% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +75.67%  
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £27,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.81% -35.29%  

FastStats is in the business application skills category. The next 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 business application skills.

Business Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 576 431 512
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 9.38% 7.58% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 468 320 426
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

FastStats
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing FastStats as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for FastStats in the North West

FastStats
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for FastStats in the North West

FastStats
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FastStats in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for FastStats in the North West

FastStats
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 FastStats within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +9 3 £35,000 +7.69%
FastStats
England

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing FastStats 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 FastStats.

1 4 (80.00%) CRM
1 4 (80.00%) SAS
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SPSS
1 4 (80.00%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (80.00%) R
2 3 (60.00%) Tableau
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Power BI
2 3 (60.00%) SAS EBI
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Cluster Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
4 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Minitab
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) CHAID

FastStats
Top Related 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 4 (80.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) SPSS
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) FastStats PeopleStage
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Power BI
1 3 (60.00%) SAS EBI
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Email Executive
2 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing Executive
2 1 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Executive
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) CHAID
3 1 (20.00%) Cluster Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Decision Tree
3 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) R
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (60.00%) Tableau
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Minitab