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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SPSS
Rank 224 183 222
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +39
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 29 59 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.82% 0.35%
As % of the Applications category 2.46% 5.43% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 58 26
Average salary £43,250 £54,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.90% +44.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £45,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +24.00%
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
1178 1087 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.05% 15.19% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 953 892 974
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,020 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%

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 20 August 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 20 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
Manchester -44 15 £41,500 -23.14% 4
Cheshire - 7 £37,000 - 5
Merseyside -2 3 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Lancashire - 2 £29,000 -
SPSS
England

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 31 (70.45%) SAS
1 31 (70.45%) Analytics
2 28 (63.64%) SQL
3 22 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 16 (36.36%) Customer Insight
5 15 (34.09%) IBM
6 14 (31.82%) Propensity Modelling
7 13 (29.55%) Data Mining
7 13 (29.55%) Degree
8 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (27.27%) R
9 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 10 (22.73%) Finance
10 10 (22.73%) Python
10 10 (22.73%) Big Data
10 10 (22.73%) Visualisation
11 9 (20.45%) Statistics
11 9 (20.45%) Perl
12 8 (18.18%) Java
12 8 (18.18%) ETL
12 8 (18.18%) Marketing
12 8 (18.18%) Mathematics
12 8 (18.18%) Apache Hive
12 8 (18.18%) Hadoop
12 8 (18.18%) MapReduce
13 7 (15.91%) Linux
14 6 (13.64%) Apache

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 31 (70.45%) SAS
2 6 (13.64%) Apache
2 6 (13.64%) Apache Pig
3 3 (6.82%) Lync
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) FastStats
3 4 (9.09%) MS Office
4 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP MDM
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (29.55%) Data Mining
3 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (22.73%) Big Data
5 8 (18.18%) Hadoop
5 8 (18.18%) Apache Hive
6 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
6 6 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
6 6 (13.64%) Sqoop
6 6 (13.64%) Triplestore
6 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
6 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
6 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (13.64%) HBase
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.55%) Spotfire
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
3 15 (34.09%) Insight Analyst
4 14 (31.82%) Business Analyst
5 12 (27.27%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 11 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 11 (25.00%) Data Analyst
7 6 (13.64%) Data Architect
7 6 (13.64%) Architect
7 6 (13.64%) Big Data Architect
8 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (9.09%) Consultant
9 4 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
10 3 (6.82%) Data Scientist
11 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 1 (2.27%) Data Consultant
12 1 (2.27%) Principal Architect
12 1 (2.27%) Statistical Analyst
12 1 (2.27%) SAS Analyst
12 1 (2.27%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Visualisation
2 9 (20.45%) Statistics
3 8 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 6 (13.64%) Open Source
5 4 (9.09%) Economics
6 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.55%) Life Science
7 2 (4.55%) Credit Risk
7 2 (4.55%) Physics
7 2 (4.55%) Psychology
7 2 (4.55%) Taxonomies
7 2 (4.55%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Analytics
2 22 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (36.36%) Customer Insight
4 14 (31.82%) Propensity Modelling
5 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (18.18%) ETL
6 8 (18.18%) MapReduce
7 6 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (13.64%) Data Security
7 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (11.36%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (11.36%) CHAID
8 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
8 5 (11.36%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) Data Management
9 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.82%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) SQL
2 12 (27.27%) R
3 10 (22.73%) Python
4 9 (20.45%) Perl
5 8 (18.18%) Java
6 6 (13.64%) PHP
6 6 (13.64%) VB
7 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.55%) VBA
8 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.27%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) IBM
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) Hitachi
4 4 (9.09%) Minitab
4 4 (9.09%) SmartFocus
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle
6 2 (4.55%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 2 (4.55%) Hyperion
6 2 (4.55%) Informatica
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