Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 157 108
Rank change year-on-year +11 -49 +4
Permanent jobs citing Internet 255 258 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.14% 1.95% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 12.54% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 204 209 301
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 1,888 2,058 1,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.85% 15.57% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,552 1,666 1,564
North West median annual salary £42,396 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.71% +1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +41 177 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Cheshire -6 48 £55,000 +29.41% 10
Merseyside +10 19 £61,250 +75.00% 7
Lancashire +6 7 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Cumbria - 3 - -
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 108 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (36.86%) SQL Server
3 93 (36.47%) C#
4 92 (36.08%) .NET
5 91 (35.69%) MVC
6 86 (33.73%) ASP.NET
7 82 (32.16%) TDD
8 79 (30.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 65 (25.49%) SQL Server 2016
10 64 (25.10%) RESTful
11 53 (20.78%) JavaScript
12 52 (20.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 49 (19.22%) Problem-Solving
14 48 (18.82%) AngularJS
15 47 (18.43%) Scrum
16 46 (18.04%) BDD
16 46 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (17.65%) Degree
18 44 (17.25%) Web Application Development
19 42 (16.47%) Microsoft
20 40 (15.69%) HTML
21 39 (15.29%) Internet of Things
22 37 (14.51%) Kanban
23 36 (14.12%) WCF
23 36 (14.12%) Dependency Injection
23 36 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
23 36 (14.12%) Windows
24 35 (13.73%) DevOps
25 33 (12.94%) NoSQL
25 33 (12.94%) Analytics

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 11 (4.31%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.14%) Apache Solr
2 8 (3.14%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (2.75%) IIS
4 6 (2.35%) Apache
4 6 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.96%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.18%) CMS
6 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.78%) Confluence
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.78%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.39%) InDesign
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.27%) SaaS
4 13 (5.10%) PaaS
5 10 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (1.96%) Office 365
9 3 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.18%) IaaS
10 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.39%) npm
11 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.55%) Firewall
2 27 (10.59%) DNS
3 23 (9.02%) Hyperconnected
4 19 (7.45%) Intranet
5 14 (5.49%) Network Security
6 11 (4.31%) SSL
6 11 (4.31%) VPN
6 11 (4.31%) WAN
7 10 (3.92%) VoIP
8 9 (3.53%) Broadband
9 7 (2.75%) DHCP
9 7 (2.75%) HTTP
9 7 (2.75%) IPsec
9 7 (2.75%) SAN
10 6 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (2.35%) TCP/IP
11 5 (1.96%) LAN
12 4 (1.57%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.57%) Wireless
13 3 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (36.86%) SQL Server
2 65 (25.49%) SQL Server 2016
3 33 (12.94%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.49%) Big Data
6 9 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.14%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.14%) MySQL
8 6 (2.35%) Amazon Athena
8 6 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (2.35%) Flink
9 5 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.96%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.78%) Redis
11 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.39%) DB2
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (9.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.14%) JIRA
3 5 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.18%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.78%) Gradle
6 2 (0.78%) Log4j
6 2 (0.78%) Log4Net
6 2 (0.78%) Selenium
6 2 (0.78%) Subversion
6 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.78%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.39%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.39%) Travis CI
General
1 27 (10.59%) Games
2 14 (5.49%) Law
3 13 (5.10%) Finance
3 13 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.71%) Legal
5 11 (4.31%) Banking
6 10 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.92%) Marketing
6 10 (3.92%) Military
7 6 (2.35%) Publishing
7 6 (2.35%) Retail
8 2 (0.78%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) Automotive
8 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 116 (45.49%) Developer
2 76 (29.80%) .NET Developer
3 40 (15.69%) Internet Developer
4 24 (9.41%) C# Developer
5 20 (7.84%) Analyst
6 19 (7.45%) Architect
6 19 (7.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (7.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (7.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (6.27%) Support Engineer
9 13 (5.10%) 1st Line Engineer
10 12 (4.71%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (4.71%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 12 (4.71%) Technical Support
11 10 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.92%) Lead Developer
12 9 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support
13 8 (3.14%) AWS Engineer
13 8 (3.14%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (36.08%) .NET
2 86 (33.73%) ASP.NET
3 79 (30.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 64 (25.10%) RESTful
5 52 (20.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 48 (18.82%) AngularJS
7 40 (15.69%) HTML
8 36 (14.12%) WCF
9 32 (12.55%) CSS
10 28 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 27 (10.59%) .NET Core
12 24 (9.41%) WPF
13 22 (8.63%) WinForms
14 20 (7.84%) HTML5
15 18 (7.06%) Node.js
16 17 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
17 15 (5.88%) Web Services
18 13 (5.10%) .NET Framework
18 13 (5.10%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.29%) Internet of Things
2 28 (10.98%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (9.02%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.10%) Data Centre
5 12 (4.71%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.92%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 10 (3.92%) Virtual Team
8 9 (3.53%) User Experience
9 7 (2.75%) PKI
10 6 (2.35%) Fintech
11 4 (1.57%) Clustering
11 4 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.57%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.18%) Cyberattack
12 3 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.18%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (1.18%) Social Media
13 2 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.12%) Windows
2 25 (9.80%) Linux
2 25 (9.80%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.10%) Android
3 13 (5.10%) Apple iOS
3 13 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.31%) Windows 10
4 11 (4.31%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.35%) Solaris
5 6 (2.35%) Unix
6 5 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (35.69%) MVC
3 82 (32.16%) TDD
4 49 (19.22%) Problem-Solving
5 47 (18.43%) Scrum
6 46 (18.04%) BDD
6 46 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (17.25%) Web Application Development
8 37 (14.51%) Kanban
9 36 (14.12%) Dependency Injection
10 35 (13.73%) DevOps
11 33 (12.94%) Analytics
12 27 (10.59%) ITIL
13 25 (9.80%) MVVM
14 23 (9.02%) Configuration Management
15 20 (7.84%) OO
16 19 (7.45%) Information Security
17 16 (6.27%) Cybersecurity
17 16 (6.27%) Mathematics
18 15 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (36.47%) C#
2 53 (20.78%) JavaScript
3 27 (10.59%) SQL
4 26 (10.20%) Java
5 14 (5.49%) Ruby
6 9 (3.53%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.53%) Python
7 8 (3.14%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.35%) Scala
9 5 (1.96%) PHP
10 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.78%) COBOL
12 2 (0.78%) JCL
12 2 (0.78%) Jython
12 2 (0.78%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.39%) C
13 1 (0.39%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 45 (17.65%) Degree
2 13 (5.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (4.71%) MCSE
3 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.31%) MCITP
5 8 (3.14%) AWS Certification
5 8 (3.14%) CISSP
5 8 (3.14%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.75%) CISA
6 7 (2.75%) CISM
7 6 (2.35%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.57%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.18%) CCENT
9 3 (1.18%) CCNA
9 3 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.39%) GCFA
10 1 (0.39%) GCIH
10 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.67%) SLA
2 10 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.53%) GDPR
4 6 (2.35%) FISMA
5 5 (1.96%) COBIT
5 5 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.96%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.96%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.96%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.18%) QA
7 1 (0.39%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (11.37%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.71%) Docker
3 9 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.57%) vSphere
7 3 (1.18%) XenApp
7 3 (1.18%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (4.31%) Puppet
3 8 (3.14%) Cobbler
4 6 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.96%) SmoothWall
6 4 (1.57%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.18%) Nessus
7 3 (1.18%) Nexpose
7 3 (1.18%) Nmap
7 3 (1.18%) QRadar
7 3 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.18%) Terraform
7 3 (1.18%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.18%) WSUS
8 2 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.39%) Mesos
9 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.24%) Cisco
3 16 (6.27%) VMware
3 16 (6.27%) Xamarin
4 11 (4.31%) Google
4 11 (4.31%) HP
5 10 (3.92%) Siemens
6 7 (2.75%) McAfee
6 7 (2.75%) Oracle
7 6 (2.35%) CA Agile Central
7 6 (2.35%) Symantec
8 5 (1.96%) Aruba
8 5 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.96%) SonicWALL
8 5 (1.96%) Trend Micro
9 4 (1.57%) Citrix
9 4 (1.57%) Remedy
9 4 (1.57%) SAP
9 4 (1.57%) Sophos
9 4 (1.57%) Splunk