The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 95 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 4 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.33% 0.68% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 2.64% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Average salary £62,500 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+127.27% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Statistics
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
282 265 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.60% 25.58% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 254 242 253
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £26,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Statistics across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Statistics
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Statistics across the Bedfordshire region.

Statistics Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Statistics
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Statistics across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Statistics Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Statistics
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -8 3 £62,500 +127.27%
Statistics
East of England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Statistics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Statistics.

1 17 (85.00%) SQL
1 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) Linux
4 11 (55.00%) ITIL
4 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (55.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 10 (50.00%) Firewall
5 10 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 10 (50.00%) LAN
5 10 (50.00%) WAN
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (50.00%) MPLS
5 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 10 (50.00%) IIS
5 10 (50.00%) MCSE
5 10 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (50.00%) F5
5 10 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (30.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Validation

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Statistics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SPSS
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 10 (50.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
2 10 (50.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) DataStage
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Account Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Account Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Database Architect
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) SUSE
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 10 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Validation
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Propensity Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Insight
5 1 (5.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 10 (50.00%) MCSE
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Statspack
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Northgate
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Capita
5 1 (5.00%) Orchard