Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Software Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Optimisation over the 6 months to 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Optimisation
England > North West
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 268 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +351
Permanent jobs citing Software Optimisation 8 0 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - - -
England median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +19.05% -2.33% -20.37%

Software Optimisation is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,611 4,764 9,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.57% 92.34% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4,989 3,924 7,379
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Software Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Software Optimisation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Software Optimisation in the North West

Software Optimisation
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Optimisation in the North West.

Salary trend for Software Optimisation in the North West

Software Optimisation
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 Software Optimisation within the North West region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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 - 4 - -
Lancashire - 4 - -
Software Optimisation
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, IT jobs citing Software Optimisation 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 Software Optimisation.

1 8 (100.00%) DNA
1 8 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) Facilities Management
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
1 8 (100.00%) Line Management
1 8 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 8 (100.00%) Business Case
1 8 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System

Software Optimisation
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Junior
1 4 (50.00%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Business Case
1 8 (100.00%) DNA
1 8 (100.00%) Facilities Management
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Line Management
1 8 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 8 (100.00%) Service Delivery