The table below looks at the statistics for SPSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPSS
Rank 241 222 219
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 11 17 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.25% 0.50%
As % of the Applications category 0.90% 1.85% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
SPSS
England

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

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1216 917 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.63% 13.67% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 794 1025
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

SPSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SPSS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

SPSS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SPSS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SPSS Salary Trend in the North West

SPSS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SPSS across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SPSS Salary Histogram in the North West

SPSS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Manchester -17 7 £45,000 -9.09% 1
Cheshire +1 3 £40,000 +8.10%
Merseyside - 1 £19,000 -
SPSS
England

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing SPSS 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 SPSS.

1 32 (88.89%) SAS
2 23 (63.89%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (61.11%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (58.33%) Degree
5 18 (50.00%) Analytics
6 17 (47.22%) SQL
7 16 (44.44%) Statistics
8 13 (36.11%) Marketing
8 13 (36.11%) Mathematics
9 12 (33.33%) Data Mining
10 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
10 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
10 11 (30.56%) R
10 11 (30.56%) Statistical Modelling
11 10 (27.78%) Data Analysis
12 8 (22.22%) Finance
12 8 (22.22%) FastStats
13 7 (19.44%) Oracle
13 7 (19.44%) CHAID
13 7 (19.44%) Economics
14 6 (16.67%) VB
14 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
15 5 (13.89%) MS Office
15 5 (13.89%) Minitab
15 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
15 5 (13.89%) Statistical Analysis
15 5 (13.89%) Electronic Design Automation
15 5 (13.89%) Cluster Analysis
15 5 (13.89%) Computer Science

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing SPSS 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 SPSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (88.89%) SAS
2 5 (13.89%) Lync
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Pig
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.22%) FastStats
3 5 (13.89%) MS Office
3 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) Big Data
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.33%) Clementine
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.56%) Sqoop
5 2 (5.56%) Triplestore
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.56%) HBase
6 1 (2.78%) Spotfire
6 1 (2.78%) QlikView
General
1 13 (36.11%) Marketing
2 8 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Data Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Insight Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Data Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Data Scientist
6 3 (8.33%) Data Modeller
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) Management Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (63.89%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (44.44%) Statistics
3 13 (36.11%) Mathematics
4 7 (19.44%) Economics
5 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
5 5 (13.89%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.56%) Open Source
6 2 (5.56%) Physics
6 2 (5.56%) Psychology
7 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (50.00%) Analytics
3 11 (30.56%) Statistical Modelling
4 10 (27.78%) Data Analysis
5 7 (19.44%) CHAID
6 5 (13.89%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Cluster Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Electronic Design Automation
6 5 (13.89%) Predictive Modelling
7 4 (11.11%) Customer Insight
8 3 (8.33%) Quantitative Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.33%) Customer Segmentation
8 3 (8.33%) Campaign Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) Visual Analytics
9 2 (5.56%) Linear Regression
9 2 (5.56%) ETL
9 2 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) R
3 6 (16.67%) VB
4 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.11%) Python
6 3 (8.33%) Perl
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 2 (5.56%) VBA
7 2 (5.56%) Java
8 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.78%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) Minitab
3 5 (13.89%) SmartFocus
4 2 (5.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Tableau
5 1 (2.78%) RapidMiner