The 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 192 185 210
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 69 59 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.86% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% 2.73% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 53 52 40
Average salary £47,000 £46,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.07% +55.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,400 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Statistics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2411 2161 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.54% 31.52% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1884 1787 1957
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -3 33 £50,000 +7.52% 1
Cheshire +11 31 £38,000 -24.00% 5
Lancashire +1 2 £29,000 +61.11%
Merseyside +2 1 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 70 (57.38%) SQL
2 59 (48.36%) Finance
2 59 (48.36%) Degree
3 51 (41.80%) Mathematics
4 42 (34.43%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (27.05%) Data Analysis
6 32 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (25.41%) Analytics
8 29 (23.77%) SAS
9 28 (22.95%) SQL Server
10 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
10 27 (22.13%) Marketing
11 24 (19.67%) Economics
12 22 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (16.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (15.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (15.57%) Windows
16 18 (14.75%) T-SQL
17 17 (13.93%) Coaching
18 16 (13.11%) MS Excel
19 15 (12.30%) OLAP
19 15 (12.30%) Project Management
19 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 15 (12.30%) Data Extraction
20 14 (11.48%) Visualisation
20 14 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
20 14 (11.48%) Data Mining
21 13 (10.66%) Data Architecture
21 13 (10.66%) MS PowerPoint

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (23.77%) SAS
2 8 (6.56%) Lync
3 6 (4.92%) Apache
4 3 (2.46%) IIS
5 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (9.84%) SPSS
4 9 (7.38%) MS Office
5 5 (4.10%) FastStats
6 1 (0.82%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) WebTrends
1 3 (2.46%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) DNS
1 3 (2.46%) DHCP
2 2 (1.64%) HTTP
2 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.82%) SAN
3 1 (0.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (16.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (15.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (12.30%) OLAP
5 15 (12.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (11.48%) Data Mining
7 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (3.28%) MySQL
10 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.46%) Big Data
11 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (48.36%) Finance
2 27 (22.13%) Marketing
3 6 (4.92%) Legal
4 3 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.64%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Local Government
6 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (29.51%) Analyst
2 23 (18.85%) Developer
3 14 (11.48%) Consultant
4 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 13 (10.66%) Insight Analyst
5 10 (8.20%) Data Analyst
6 9 (7.38%) Test Manager
6 9 (7.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Customer Analyst
7 8 (6.56%) DBA
7 8 (6.56%) Customer Insight Analyst
7 8 (6.56%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) SQL DBA
10 5 (4.10%) Graduate
10 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Graduate Data Analyst
11 4 (3.28%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) HTML
1 7 (5.74%) .NET
1 7 (5.74%) CSS
1 7 (5.74%) Web Services
1 7 (5.74%) LAMP
2 6 (4.92%) WCF
3 5 (4.10%) MDX
4 4 (3.28%) Symfony
4 4 (3.28%) jQuery
5 3 (2.46%) XML
6 2 (1.64%) RESTful
6 2 (1.64%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.82%) D3.js
7 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (41.80%) Mathematics
2 42 (34.43%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (19.67%) Economics
4 15 (12.30%) Data Extraction
5 14 (11.48%) Visualisation
6 12 (9.84%) Computer Science
7 11 (9.02%) Credit Risk
8 8 (6.56%) Physics
8 8 (6.56%) Replication
9 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (3.28%) Open Source
10 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.46%) Psychology
12 2 (1.64%) Life Science
13 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.82%) NHS
13 1 (0.82%) EqualLogic
13 1 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Windows
2 8 (6.56%) Linux
3 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.64%) UNIX
3 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.82%) CentOS
4 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.82%) Debian
4 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.05%) Data Analysis
2 32 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (25.41%) Analytics
4 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (13.93%) Coaching
6 15 (12.30%) Project Management
7 14 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (10.66%) Data Architecture
9 12 (9.84%) CHAID
9 12 (9.84%) Data Modelling
9 12 (9.84%) Statistical Analysis
9 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (8.20%) Econometrics
10 10 (8.20%) Service Delivery
11 9 (7.38%) Programme Management
11 9 (7.38%) System Testing
11 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (7.38%) Test Management
11 9 (7.38%) Direct Marketing
11 9 (7.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 70 (57.38%) SQL
2 18 (14.75%) T-SQL
3 12 (9.84%) C#
4 7 (5.74%) PHP
5 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.46%) VBA
6 3 (2.46%) VB
7 2 (1.64%) Java
7 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.82%) Perl
8 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (48.36%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) ISTQB
2 6 (4.92%) ISEB
3 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.82%) MBA
4 1 (0.82%) MCTS
4 1 (0.82%) MCITP
4 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.10%) VMware
2 5 (4.10%) Minitab
2 5 (4.10%) Dundas
2 5 (4.10%) SmartFocus
3 3 (2.46%) ClickTale
3 3 (2.46%) Google
3 3 (2.46%) NetApp
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (0.82%) Cisco
5 1 (0.82%) Dell
5 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.82%) Mitel
5 1 (0.82%) Spiceworks
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Posted: 2 days ago
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