Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 109 101
Rank change year-on-year -45 -8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Internet 263 351 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.08% 2.89% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.86% 19.02% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 188 302 305
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -11.24%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,770 1,845 1,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.97% 15.18% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,399 1,480 1,416
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,475 £20,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £60,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in the North West

Internet
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Internet in the North West

Internet
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in the North West over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Internet in the North West

Internet
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 Internet within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 January 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 -53 147 £38,000 -15.56% 48
Cheshire -15 76 £45,000 +80.00% 18
Merseyside +8 18 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Cumbria - 6 £16,875 - 2
Lancashire -2 5 £36,250 +45.00% 7
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 71 (27.00%) HTML
2 61 (23.19%) SQL Server
3 57 (21.67%) JavaScript
3 57 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (20.91%) CSS
5 48 (18.25%) Microsoft
6 47 (17.87%) Git (software)
7 46 (17.49%) SQL
8 45 (17.11%) .NET
9 43 (16.35%) Java
10 39 (14.83%) Windows
11 38 (14.45%) jQuery
12 36 (13.69%) Finance
13 35 (13.31%) WAN
13 35 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (12.55%) Front End Development
15 32 (12.17%) MVC
16 31 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (11.41%) TDD
18 29 (11.03%) C#
18 29 (11.03%) BDD
19 27 (10.27%) Test Automation
19 27 (10.27%) Jenkins
19 27 (10.27%) RIA
19 27 (10.27%) Internet of Things
20 26 (9.89%) SDLC
20 26 (9.89%) Driving Licence
20 26 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
20 26 (9.89%) HTML5
20 26 (9.89%) ITIL

Internet
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 19 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.08%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.80%) Confluence
3 10 (3.80%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.28%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.90%) IIS
6 5 (1.90%) JBoss
7 4 (1.52%) Apache
7 4 (1.52%) WordPress
8 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.14%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.76%) CMS
9 2 (0.76%) nginx
10 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 9 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Magento
1 4 (1.52%) Shopify
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.08%) Office 365
3 11 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.90%) SaaS
5 4 (1.52%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.76%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.76%) IaaS
6 2 (0.76%) PaaS
7 1 (0.38%) AdWords
7 1 (0.38%) GitHub
7 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.31%) WAN
2 24 (9.13%) Firewall
3 21 (7.98%) LAN
4 17 (6.46%) HTTP
5 15 (5.70%) MPLS
6 13 (4.94%) Network Security
7 12 (4.56%) TCP/IP
8 11 (4.18%) ADSL
8 11 (4.18%) Unified Communications
8 11 (4.18%) VoIP
8 11 (4.18%) VPN
9 10 (3.80%) DNS
9 10 (3.80%) FTP
9 10 (3.80%) PSTN
10 9 (3.42%) BGP
10 9 (3.42%) Broadband
10 9 (3.42%) Ethernet
10 9 (3.42%) Intranet
10 9 (3.42%) IPv6
10 9 (3.42%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (6.46%) SQL Server 2016
3 17 (6.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (5.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 15 (5.70%) Relational Database
5 15 (5.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (4.94%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.56%) DB2
8 10 (3.80%) Power BI
8 10 (3.80%) PowerPivot
9 8 (3.04%) MySQL
10 7 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.28%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.28%) Big Data
11 6 (2.28%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 47 (17.87%) Git (software)
2 27 (10.27%) Jenkins
3 21 (7.98%) Bitbucket
4 14 (5.32%) Jasmine
5 12 (4.56%) Gradle
6 10 (3.80%) JIRA
7 6 (2.28%) Grunt
7 6 (2.28%) Selenium
7 6 (2.28%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.90%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.52%) gulp
9 4 (1.52%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.14%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.14%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.14%) Maven
10 3 (1.14%) Subversion
11 2 (0.76%) NUnit
11 2 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.38%) Sikuli
General
1 36 (13.69%) Finance
2 26 (9.89%) Banking
3 20 (7.60%) Retail
4 13 (4.94%) German Language
5 12 (4.56%) Advertising
5 12 (4.56%) Games
6 10 (3.80%) Marketing
7 8 (3.04%) Law
7 8 (3.04%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.66%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.14%) Automotive
10 3 (1.14%) Legal
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 85 (32.32%) Developer
2 23 (8.75%) Analyst
3 22 (8.37%) Consultant
4 18 (6.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (6.08%) Support Engineer
6 15 (5.70%) .NET Developer
6 15 (5.70%) Java Developer
7 14 (5.32%) Architect
7 14 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (4.56%) Technical Support
9 11 (4.18%) HTML Developer
9 11 (4.18%) SharePoint Developer
10 10 (3.80%) HTML CSS Developer
10 10 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (3.80%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.80%) Service Desk Support
10 10 (3.80%) Web Developer
11 9 (3.42%) Support Consultant
11 9 (3.42%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (27.00%) HTML
2 55 (20.91%) CSS
3 45 (17.11%) .NET
4 38 (14.45%) jQuery
5 26 (9.89%) HTML5
6 25 (9.51%) Web Services
7 24 (9.13%) AngularJS
8 23 (8.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (8.37%) CSS3
9 22 (8.37%) React
10 21 (7.98%) REST
11 20 (7.60%) SOAP
12 19 (7.22%) Node.js
12 19 (7.22%) Sass
13 18 (6.84%) ASP.NET
14 15 (5.70%) J2EE
14 15 (5.70%) Servlets
14 15 (5.70%) Spring
15 14 (5.32%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (5.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.27%) Internet of Things
2 27 (10.27%) RIA
3 26 (9.89%) Driving Licence
4 22 (8.37%) User Experience
5 20 (7.60%) Mobile App
6 14 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (4.94%) FMCG
8 12 (4.56%) Client/Server
9 10 (3.80%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.66%) Digital Media
11 6 (2.28%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.90%) Replication
12 5 (1.90%) Social Media
13 4 (1.52%) Animation
13 4 (1.52%) Blog
13 4 (1.52%) Fintech
14 3 (1.14%) Graphic Design
14 3 (1.14%) Photography
14 3 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.83%) Windows
2 23 (8.75%) Windows Server
3 20 (7.60%) Linux
4 12 (4.56%) Unix
5 8 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.90%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.52%) Android
8 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.14%) CentOS
9 3 (1.14%) Debian
9 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.76%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.38%) AIX
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (12.55%) Front End Development
3 32 (12.17%) MVC
4 31 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (11.41%) TDD
6 29 (11.03%) BDD
7 27 (10.27%) Test Automation
8 26 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (9.89%) ITIL
8 26 (9.89%) SDLC
9 25 (9.51%) Project Management
10 24 (9.13%) DevOps
11 22 (8.37%) OO
12 20 (7.60%) Configuration Management
12 20 (7.60%) Software Engineering
13 19 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (6.46%) Waterfall
15 16 (6.08%) Web Development
16 15 (5.70%) Functional Testing
16 15 (5.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 57 (21.67%) JavaScript
2 46 (17.49%) SQL
3 43 (16.35%) Java
4 29 (11.03%) C#
5 21 (7.98%) PHP
6 15 (5.70%) Python
7 13 (4.94%) ES6
8 11 (4.18%) Ruby
9 10 (3.80%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.66%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.28%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.52%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.14%) C
13 3 (1.14%) C++
13 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.76%) Groovy
14 2 (0.76%) VBScript
15 1 (0.38%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (6.08%) Degree
2 13 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.18%) CISA
3 11 (4.18%) CISM
3 11 (4.18%) CISSP
4 10 (3.80%) CCNA
5 8 (3.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.66%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.90%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.14%) CCDP
8 3 (1.14%) CCIE
8 3 (1.14%) CCNP
8 3 (1.14%) MCSE
8 3 (1.14%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.76%) MCITP
9 2 (0.76%) MCSA
9 2 (0.76%) MCSD
9 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (4.18%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.28%) SLA
3 5 (1.90%) QA
4 4 (1.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 25 (9.51%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.32%) Docker
3 9 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.76%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 10 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.04%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.66%) Puppet
3 7 (2.66%) Salt
4 5 (1.90%) Ansible
4 5 (1.90%) Packer
4 5 (1.90%) Terraform
5 4 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (1.52%) SCCM
5 4 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.76%) SCOM
6 2 (0.76%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.76%) WSUS
7 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.38%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 48 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.98%) Cisco
2 21 (7.98%) Oracle
3 13 (4.94%) SAP
4 12 (4.56%) VMware
5 7 (2.66%) Juniper
5 7 (2.66%) Veeam
6 5 (1.90%) BT
6 5 (1.90%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.90%) SaltStack
7 4 (1.52%) Google
7 4 (1.52%) Remedy
7 4 (1.52%) WatchGuard
8 3 (1.14%) Adobe
8 3 (1.14%) NEC
8 3 (1.14%) NetApp
8 3 (1.14%) Nortel
8 3 (1.14%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.14%) Sun
8 3 (1.14%) Zend