Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Slack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Slack over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 352 373 370
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3 -
Permanent jobs citing Slack 8 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.069% 0.030% 0.032%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.31% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 4
North West median annual salary £49,950 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.10% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,613 £34,600 £40,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -21.57%

Slack is in the Cloud Services 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,597 2,347 1,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.31% 17.75% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,140 1,972 1,229
North West median annual salary £47,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Slack in the North West

Slack
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Slack in the North West

Slack
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Slack in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Slack in the North West

Slack
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 Slack within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 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 +14 5 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Lancashire - 3 £36,823 - 2
Slack
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Slack 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 Slack.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Coaching
2 4 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 4 (50.00%) Nessus
2 4 (50.00%) WCAG
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) OWASP
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Confluence
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) JMeter
2 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Skype
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow

Slack
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 4 (50.00%) Confluence
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Skype
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Burp Suite
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) JMeter
1 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Change Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Change Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Change Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Coaching
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 4 (50.00%) OWASP
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft