Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
England > North West
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 155 116
Rank change year-on-year +24 -39 +2
Permanent jobs citing Internet 306 260 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.62% 1.97% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.01% 13.26% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 262 203 313
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 2,038 1,961 1,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.42% 14.84% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,675 1,574 1,570
North West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +60 216 £50,000 +25.00% 37
Cheshire +20 66 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Merseyside +6 19 £41,595 +18.84% 7
Lancashire +5 4 £34,500 -8.00% 6
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 168 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (39.54%) TDD
3 113 (36.93%) SQL Server
4 110 (35.95%) C#
5 109 (35.62%) .NET
6 108 (35.29%) MVC
7 106 (34.64%) ASP.NET
8 100 (32.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 92 (30.07%) RESTful
10 91 (29.74%) SQL Server 2016
11 75 (24.51%) JavaScript
12 72 (23.53%) Internet of Things
13 69 (22.55%) ASP.NET Web API
14 68 (22.22%) BDD
15 65 (21.24%) AngularJS
15 65 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (20.92%) Web Application Development
17 61 (19.93%) Amazon AWS
18 56 (18.30%) Scrum
19 53 (17.32%) DevOps
20 51 (16.67%) Git (software)
20 51 (16.67%) Degree
21 50 (16.34%) Problem-Solving
22 48 (15.69%) NoSQL
23 47 (15.36%) Dependency Injection
23 47 (15.36%) Kanban
23 47 (15.36%) Java
24 45 (14.71%) WCF
25 44 (14.38%) ITIL
25 44 (14.38%) OO

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 17 (5.56%) Apache
2 15 (4.90%) Apache Spark
3 13 (4.25%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.59%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.27%) IIS
6 8 (2.61%) Apache Solr
6 8 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.63%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.31%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.98%) CMS
9 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.65%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.33%) InDesign
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 61 (19.93%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (6.86%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (6.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (4.25%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (4.25%) Amazon EMR
5 13 (4.25%) SaaS
6 10 (3.27%) PaaS
7 9 (2.94%) Office 365
8 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.33%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.78%) Firewall
2 27 (8.82%) DNS
3 26 (8.50%) Hyperconnected
4 16 (5.23%) TCP/IP
5 15 (4.90%) Intranet
6 14 (4.58%) SSL
7 12 (3.92%) WAN
8 11 (3.59%) Network Security
9 10 (3.27%) Broadband
9 10 (3.27%) LAN
10 8 (2.61%) SMTP
10 8 (2.61%) VoIP
10 8 (2.61%) VPN
11 7 (2.29%) IPsec
12 6 (1.96%) ADSL
12 6 (1.96%) DHCP
12 6 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.63%) Wireless
14 4 (1.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (36.93%) SQL Server
2 91 (29.74%) SQL Server 2016
3 48 (15.69%) NoSQL
4 32 (10.46%) Big Data
5 22 (7.19%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.90%) Hadoop
7 13 (4.25%) Amazon Athena
7 13 (4.25%) Amazon Redshift
7 13 (4.25%) Flink
8 9 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.94%) MySQL
9 8 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.31%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.65%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.65%) Redis
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.90%) JIRA
3 5 (1.63%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.63%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.98%) Selenium
5 3 (0.98%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.65%) Gradle
6 2 (0.65%) Log4j
6 2 (0.65%) Log4Net
6 2 (0.65%) Subversion
6 2 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.33%) JBehave
7 1 (0.33%) JUnit
7 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (13.40%) Games
2 15 (4.90%) Law
3 12 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.59%) Banking
4 11 (3.59%) Finance
4 11 (3.59%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.59%) Marketing
5 10 (3.27%) Military
6 7 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.31%) Retail
8 3 (0.98%) Legal
9 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 154 (50.33%) Developer
2 96 (31.37%) .NET Developer
3 49 (16.01%) Internet Developer
4 31 (10.13%) C# Developer
5 28 (9.15%) Architect
6 26 (8.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (8.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (8.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (8.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (7.52%) Consultant
9 19 (6.21%) DevOps Consultant
10 16 (5.23%) Java Developer
11 15 (4.90%) Senior Architect
11 15 (4.90%) Support Engineer
12 13 (4.25%) Analyst
12 13 (4.25%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (3.92%) 1st Line Engineer
13 12 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
13 12 (3.92%) Data Architect
13 12 (3.92%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (35.62%) .NET
2 106 (34.64%) ASP.NET
3 100 (32.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 92 (30.07%) RESTful
5 69 (22.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 65 (21.24%) AngularJS
7 45 (14.71%) WCF
8 42 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 34 (11.11%) HTML
10 32 (10.46%) Node.js
11 31 (10.13%) .NET Core
12 27 (8.82%) CSS
13 25 (8.17%) Web Services
13 25 (8.17%) WinForms
13 25 (8.17%) WPF
14 24 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (7.19%) KnockoutJS
16 21 (6.86%) ASP.NET Core
17 17 (5.56%) HTML5
18 14 (4.58%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 72 (23.53%) Internet of Things
2 42 (13.73%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.27%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 9 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.61%) User Experience
7 7 (2.29%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.29%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.96%) Fintech
8 6 (1.96%) PKI
8 6 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.63%) Clustering
10 4 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.65%) Smart Energy
12 2 (0.65%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.73%) Windows
2 25 (8.17%) Windows Server
3 23 (7.52%) Linux
4 10 (3.27%) Android
4 10 (3.27%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.29%) Unix
6 6 (1.96%) Solaris
7 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (39.54%) TDD
3 108 (35.29%) MVC
4 68 (22.22%) BDD
5 65 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (20.92%) Web Application Development
7 56 (18.30%) Scrum
8 53 (17.32%) DevOps
9 50 (16.34%) Problem-Solving
10 47 (15.36%) Dependency Injection
10 47 (15.36%) Kanban
11 44 (14.38%) ITIL
11 44 (14.38%) OO
12 33 (10.78%) Configuration Management
12 33 (10.78%) Information Security
13 28 (9.15%) Analytics
14 27 (8.82%) MVVM
15 23 (7.52%) Mathematics
16 20 (6.54%) Domain-Driven Design
16 20 (6.54%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 110 (35.95%) C#
2 75 (24.51%) JavaScript
3 47 (15.36%) Java
4 24 (7.84%) SQL
5 22 (7.19%) Ruby
6 16 (5.23%) Python
7 13 (4.25%) Scala
8 9 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.61%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.31%) PHP
10 4 (1.31%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.31%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.65%) C
11 2 (0.65%) COBOL
11 2 (0.65%) JCL
11 2 (0.65%) Jython
12 1 (0.33%) Java 8
12 1 (0.33%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 51 (16.67%) Degree
2 19 (6.21%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (4.25%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.27%) MCITP
6 10 (3.27%) MCSE
7 9 (2.94%) AWS Certification
8 7 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.29%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.96%) CCNA
10 5 (1.63%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.31%) CCNP
11 4 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.98%) CCENT
12 3 (0.98%) CCIE
13 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.33%) JNCIP
14 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.90%) SLA
2 6 (1.96%) FISMA
3 5 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.31%) QA
5 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.65%) PMO
7 1 (0.33%) GDPR
7 1 (0.33%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 30 (9.80%) Docker
2 29 (9.48%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.98%) XenApp
7 3 (0.98%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (9.15%) Opscode Chef
1 28 (9.15%) Puppet
2 19 (6.21%) Terraform
3 8 (2.61%) Cobbler
4 5 (1.63%) SmoothWall
5 4 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.98%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.58%) Cisco
2 14 (4.58%) VMware
3 13 (4.25%) CA Agile Central
4 12 (3.92%) Xamarin
5 10 (3.27%) Siemens
6 9 (2.94%) Google
6 9 (2.94%) Oracle
7 7 (2.29%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.29%) HP
8 5 (1.63%) Aruba
8 5 (1.63%) Citrix
8 5 (1.63%) SonicWALL
9 4 (1.31%) F5
9 4 (1.31%) McAfee
9 4 (1.31%) Meraki
9 4 (1.31%) Remedy
9 4 (1.31%) Sophos
9 4 (1.31%) Symantec
9 4 (1.31%) Veeam