The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Risk Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Analysis
England / North West
Rank 234 225 238
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Risk Analysis 15 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 20
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -10.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  

Risk Analysis 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 5552 4995 5843
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.38% 87.86% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4608 4156 4703
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%  

Risk Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analysis in the North West

Risk Analysis
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Risk Analysis in the North West

Risk Analysis
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analysis in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Analysis in the North West

Risk Analysis
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 Risk Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Manchester -16 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Cheshire - 7 £41,500 -
Lancashire -3 2 £21,500 -60.90%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Risk Analysis
England

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Risk Analysis 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 Risk Analysis.

1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) QA
3 12 (46.15%) Finance
3 12 (46.15%) Scrum
4 10 (38.46%) Data Protection
5 8 (30.77%) Refactoring
5 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
5 8 (30.77%) BDD
5 8 (30.77%) ATDD
5 8 (30.77%) SDLC
5 8 (30.77%) Defect Management
5 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
6 7 (26.92%) TDD
6 7 (26.92%) Java
6 7 (26.92%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (26.92%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Selenium
7 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
7 5 (19.23%) JIRA
7 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (15.38%) Games
8 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 4 (15.38%) OOD
8 4 (15.38%) ETL
8 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (15.38%) .NET
8 4 (15.38%) C
8 4 (15.38%) C#

Risk Analysis
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 7 (26.92%) Selenium
3 5 (19.23%) JIRA
4 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (7.69%) Gerrit
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Tester
2 8 (30.77%) QA Automation Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) QA Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Automation Tester
3 7 (26.92%) Java Automation Tester
3 7 (26.92%) Java Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) QA Automation Tester
3 7 (26.92%) QA Tester
3 7 (26.92%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 7 (26.92%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Developer
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce Tester
5 4 (15.38%) Portfolio Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Project Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Ruby Automation Tester
5 4 (15.38%) Ruby Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Tester
5 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) WinForms
1 4 (15.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Scrum
3 10 (38.46%) Data Protection
4 8 (30.77%) ATDD
4 8 (30.77%) BDD
4 8 (30.77%) Defect Management
4 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 8 (30.77%) Refactoring
4 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 8 (30.77%) SDLC
5 7 (26.92%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (26.92%) Exploratory Testing
5 7 (26.92%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) Information Security
7 4 (15.38%) Kanban
7 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 4 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) C
3 4 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) C++
3 4 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CISA
1 3 (11.54%) CISM
1 3 (11.54%) CISSP
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) QA
2 4 (15.38%) COBIT
2 4 (15.38%) PMO
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Google
1 4 (15.38%) Tableau
1 4 (15.38%) Talend
2 1 (3.85%) SAP