Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
England > North West
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 113 116
Rank change year-on-year -44 +3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Internet 260 341 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.01% 2.75% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.82% 18.71% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 187 277 276
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £56,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%

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 1,643 1,823 1,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.68% 14.71% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,294 1,434 1,401
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.65%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -52 151 £40,380 +0.95% 44
Cheshire -9 71 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Merseyside +7 15 £28,000 -9.68% 8
Cumbria - 11 £21,000 -
Lancashire -15 9 £35,000 +29.63% 7
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 75 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.77%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (21.54%) SQL Server
4 55 (21.15%) HTML
5 50 (19.23%) Java
5 50 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 50 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (16.15%) CSS
7 42 (16.15%) Internet of Things
8 41 (15.77%) TDD
9 40 (15.38%) SQL
9 40 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 40 (15.38%) Project Management
9 40 (15.38%) DevOps
10 38 (14.62%) C#
11 37 (14.23%) .NET
11 37 (14.23%) MVC
12 35 (13.46%) Test Automation
13 33 (12.69%) Configuration Management
14 31 (11.92%) HTTP
14 31 (11.92%) Windows
14 31 (11.92%) Finance
15 30 (11.54%) Driving Licence
16 29 (11.15%) Linux
16 29 (11.15%) BDD
17 28 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (10.77%) Self-Motivation
18 27 (10.38%) SDLC
18 27 (10.38%) Git (software)

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 23 (8.85%) Apache
2 15 (5.77%) nginx
3 13 (5.00%) Confluence
4 10 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.46%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.69%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.69%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.54%) JBoss
8 4 (1.54%) WordPress
9 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (1.54%) InVision
4 4 (1.54%) UXPin
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.62%) Office 365
3 5 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.54%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.15%) npm
6 2 (0.77%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.77%) GitHub
7 1 (0.38%) AdWords
7 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.92%) HTTP
2 27 (10.38%) Broadband
3 26 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 22 (8.46%) WAN
5 20 (7.69%) DNS
5 20 (7.69%) SSL
6 18 (6.92%) Firewall
7 10 (3.85%) ADSL
7 10 (3.85%) FTP
8 9 (3.46%) LAN
8 9 (3.46%) Network Security
8 9 (3.46%) PSTN
9 7 (2.69%) Ethernet
9 7 (2.69%) Intranet
9 7 (2.69%) MPLS
9 7 (2.69%) VLAN
9 7 (2.69%) VPN
10 6 (2.31%) BGP
10 6 (2.31%) IPv6
10 6 (2.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 17 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (5.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 15 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.62%) MySQL
8 11 (4.23%) NoSQL
9 10 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (3.85%) Big Data
9 10 (3.85%) Power BI
9 10 (3.85%) PowerPivot
9 10 (3.85%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.46%) DB2
11 6 (2.31%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.92%) CouchDB
12 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (10.38%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 20 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 13 (5.00%) JIRA
5 9 (3.46%) Gradle
5 9 (3.46%) Jasmine
6 8 (3.08%) Selenium
7 6 (2.31%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.92%) Axure RP
9 4 (1.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (1.54%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.15%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.77%) Grunt
11 2 (0.77%) JUnit
11 2 (0.77%) NUnit
11 2 (0.77%) Sikuli
11 2 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.77%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.38%) gulp
General
1 31 (11.92%) Finance
2 22 (8.46%) Banking
3 21 (8.08%) Games
4 18 (6.92%) German Language
5 15 (5.77%) Retail
6 10 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.85%) Law
6 10 (3.85%) Marketing
7 9 (3.46%) Advertising
8 6 (2.31%) Legal
9 5 (1.92%) Publishing
10 3 (1.15%) Automotive
10 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (25.77%) Developer
2 34 (13.08%) Analyst
3 31 (11.92%) Consultant
4 21 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (7.31%) .NET Developer
6 14 (5.38%) Architect
6 14 (5.38%) E-Commerce Manager
7 12 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.23%) Technical Support
9 10 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (3.85%) Java Developer
9 10 (3.85%) Support Consultant
9 10 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (3.85%) Technical Support Consultant
10 9 (3.46%) HTML CSS Developer
10 9 (3.46%) HTML Developer
10 9 (3.46%) Internet Developer
10 9 (3.46%) PHP Developer
10 9 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.15%) HTML
2 42 (16.15%) CSS
3 37 (14.23%) .NET
4 27 (10.38%) jQuery
5 26 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 24 (9.23%) Servlets
7 22 (8.46%) ASP.NET
8 21 (8.08%) CSS3
8 21 (8.08%) HTML5
8 21 (8.08%) Web Services
9 16 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (6.15%) SOAP
9 16 (6.15%) WCF
10 15 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (5.38%) cXML
11 14 (5.38%) SAML
12 13 (5.00%) React
12 13 (5.00%) REST
13 11 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 11 (4.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (16.15%) Internet of Things
3 30 (11.54%) Driving Licence
4 28 (10.77%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (9.23%) Mobile App
6 21 (8.08%) FMCG
7 18 (6.92%) User Experience
8 14 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (5.38%) RIA
9 10 (3.85%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.31%) Replication
11 5 (1.92%) Animation
11 5 (1.92%) Social Media
12 4 (1.54%) Cyberattack
12 4 (1.54%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.54%) Fintech
12 4 (1.54%) Graphic Design
12 4 (1.54%) Photography
12 4 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.92%) Windows
2 29 (11.15%) Linux
3 18 (6.92%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.00%) Unix
5 12 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.31%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.92%) CentOS
8 5 (1.92%) Debian
9 4 (1.54%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.77%) Android
11 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.38%) AIX
12 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.77%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (15.77%) TDD
5 40 (15.38%) DevOps
5 40 (15.38%) Project Management
6 37 (14.23%) MVC
7 35 (13.46%) Test Automation
8 33 (12.69%) Configuration Management
9 29 (11.15%) BDD
10 28 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (10.38%) SDLC
12 25 (9.62%) Front End Development
13 23 (8.85%) OO
14 20 (7.69%) E-Commerce
14 20 (7.69%) ITIL
15 18 (6.92%) B2B
15 18 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (6.92%) GAP Analysis
15 18 (6.92%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (19.23%) Java
1 50 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 40 (15.38%) SQL
3 38 (14.62%) C#
4 23 (8.85%) Python
5 17 (6.54%) PHP
6 10 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.46%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.54%) C
8 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.15%) C++
9 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.77%) Groovy
10 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.77%) VBScript
11 1 (0.38%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.38%) Perl
11 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (9.23%) Degree
2 10 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.69%) CCNA
3 7 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.69%) CISM
3 7 (2.69%) CISSP
4 6 (2.31%) CISA
5 5 (1.92%) SAFe Agilist
6 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.15%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (0.77%) JNCIP
7 2 (0.77%) MCSE
7 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) MCSA
8 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.31%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.31%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (1.92%) QA
3 5 (1.92%) SLA
4 4 (1.54%) COBIT
4 4 (1.54%) GDPR
4 4 (1.54%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.15%) GCP
6 2 (0.77%) PMO
7 1 (0.38%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 21 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.62%) Docker
3 9 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.77%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.77%) vSphere
7 1 (0.38%) NFS
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 16 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (5.38%) Single Sign-On
3 13 (5.00%) Puppet
4 10 (3.85%) Salt
5 4 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.15%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.15%) Nessus
6 3 (1.15%) Nexpose
6 3 (1.15%) Nmap
6 3 (1.15%) QRadar
7 2 (0.77%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.77%) WSUS
8 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.38%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.69%) SAP
3 16 (6.15%) Cisco
4 15 (5.77%) Oracle
5 12 (4.62%) Google
6 10 (3.85%) VMware
7 9 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.69%) Veeam
9 6 (2.31%) BT
9 6 (2.31%) Remedy
10 4 (1.54%) Juniper
10 4 (1.54%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.54%) Zend
11 3 (1.15%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.15%) hybris
11 3 (1.15%) McAfee
11 3 (1.15%) NetWitness
11 3 (1.15%) Qualys
11 3 (1.15%) Splunk
11 3 (1.15%) Sun