The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 182 198 210
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 59 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.08% 2.05% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 44 34 30
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £30,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1914 1952 2004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.90% 26.71% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1624 1727
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Statistics
England

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Statistics
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Statistics Salary Trend in the North West

Statistics
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Statistics Salary Histogram in the North West

Statistics
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 Statistics within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 +23 32 £34,000 -26.88% 5
Cheshire +14 23 £43,750 +38.33% 2
Lancashire - 1 £29,000 -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 62 (51.67%) SQL
2 54 (45.00%) Finance
2 54 (45.00%) Degree
3 40 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 31 (25.83%) Microsoft
5 29 (24.17%) SAS
6 25 (20.83%) .NET
7 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 24 (20.00%) Project Management
7 24 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 23 (19.17%) C#
9 22 (18.33%) Windows
10 21 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (17.50%) Economics
11 20 (16.67%) Analytics
12 19 (15.83%) MS Excel
13 16 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (12.50%) Web Development
15 14 (11.67%) Marketing
15 14 (11.67%) Computer Science
16 13 (10.83%) WCF
16 13 (10.83%) Visualisation
16 13 (10.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (10.83%) SLA
16 13 (10.83%) CSS
16 13 (10.83%) HTML
17 12 (10.00%) Web Services
17 12 (10.00%) ISEB
17 12 (10.00%) ISTQB

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 29 (24.17%) SAS
2 6 (5.00%) Apache
3 5 (4.17%) IIS
4 3 (2.50%) CMS
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.67%) WordPress
6 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) SPSS
3 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) DNS
1 3 (2.50%) DHCP
2 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.83%) Intranet
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (10.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (7.50%) OLAP
6 6 (5.00%) MySQL
6 6 (5.00%) Data Mining
6 6 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.67%) MS Access
10 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.83%) Big Data
11 1 (0.83%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (45.00%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Marketing
3 6 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Local Government
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (30.00%) Analyst
2 24 (20.00%) Developer
3 12 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 12 (10.00%) Consultant
3 12 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 10 (8.33%) Graduate
4 10 (8.33%) Customer Analyst
4 10 (8.33%) Insight Analyst
4 10 (8.33%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 9 (7.50%) Test Manager
6 8 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
7 6 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (4.17%) MI Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
8 5 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 5 (4.17%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.83%) .NET
2 13 (10.83%) WCF
2 13 (10.83%) CSS
2 13 (10.83%) HTML
3 12 (10.00%) Web Services
4 9 (7.50%) jQuery
4 9 (7.50%) LAMP
5 5 (4.17%) MDX
6 4 (3.33%) XML
6 4 (3.33%) Symfony
7 3 (2.50%) CSS3
7 3 (2.50%) HTML5
7 3 (2.50%) LINQ
7 3 (2.50%) XSLT
8 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.83%) D3.js
9 1 (0.83%) Flash
9 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 40 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 21 (17.50%) Economics
3 14 (11.67%) Computer Science
4 13 (10.83%) Visualisation
5 9 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (6.67%) Physics
6 8 (6.67%) Credit Risk
7 6 (5.00%) Data Extraction
8 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.33%) Open Source
9 3 (2.50%) Web 2.0
9 3 (2.50%) Replication
10 1 (0.83%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.83%) Social Media
10 1 (0.83%) Psychology
10 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.83%) NHS
10 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.33%) Windows
2 7 (5.83%) Linux
3 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.83%) CentOS
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Debian
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.00%) Project Management
1 24 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 21 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (16.67%) Analytics
4 15 (12.50%) Web Development
5 12 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 12 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 12 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
6 11 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (9.17%) Direct Marketing
6 11 (9.17%) OOD
6 11 (9.17%) OO
7 10 (8.33%) MVC
7 10 (8.33%) Operations Research
7 10 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.33%) Marketing Strategy
7 10 (8.33%) Customer Insight
8 9 (7.50%) Test Strategy
8 9 (7.50%) Test Management
8 9 (7.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.67%) SQL
2 23 (19.17%) C#
3 9 (7.50%) PHP
4 8 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.83%) Java
6 6 (5.00%) C
6 6 (5.00%) C++
6 6 (5.00%) Python
7 4 (3.33%) VBA
8 2 (1.67%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) R
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (45.00%) Degree
2 12 (10.00%) ISEB
2 12 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) SLA
2 3 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (25.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.83%) Oracle
2 7 (5.83%) SAP
3 6 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 5 (4.17%) Dundas
4 5 (4.17%) VMware
5 3 (2.50%) Ektron
5 3 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (0.83%) Mitel
6 1 (0.83%) Spiceworks
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.83%) Dell
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco
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Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £36k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
MBNA
Posted: 13 days ago