The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Informatics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Informatics
England / North West
Rank 239 229 248
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Informatics 9 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 8
Median salary £39,500 £43,250 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.67% -8.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,862 £34,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +20.18% -20.93%  

Informatics is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5480 4997 5827
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.40% 87.85% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4557 4156 4689
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Informatics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Informatics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Informatics in the North West

Informatics
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Informatics in the North West

Informatics
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 Informatics within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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 - 5 £39,000 -
Manchester -19 4 £39,500 -8.67% 1
Informatics
England

Informatics
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Informatics 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 Informatics.

1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
1 7 (53.85%) Marketing
1 7 (53.85%) Resource Management
1 7 (53.85%) Health Informatics
2 6 (46.15%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (46.15%) Internet of Things
2 6 (46.15%) Chartered Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) Firmware
2 6 (46.15%) Internet
3 4 (30.77%) Product Management
3 4 (30.77%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (23.08%) NetApp

Informatics
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
1 7 (53.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Systems Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Product Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Product Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Development Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Product Development Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Development Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Health Informatics
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
1 7 (53.85%) Resource Management
2 6 (46.15%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (30.77%) Product Management
3 4 (30.77%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Chartered Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) EMC
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) NetApp
1 3 (23.08%) VMware