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 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 191 178 201
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 65 58 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 0.82% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.42% 3.09% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 49 51 38
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +47.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £25,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1899 1878 1951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.57% 26.39% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1552 1672
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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 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
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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 31 £48,500 -3.00% 11
Cheshire +3 29 £33,676 -32.64% 2
Lancashire -3 2 £29,000 +61.11%
Merseyside -4 1 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 63 (52.94%) SQL
2 59 (49.58%) Finance
2 59 (49.58%) Degree
3 53 (44.54%) Mathematics
4 34 (28.57%) SAS
5 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
5 31 (26.05%) Data Analysis
5 31 (26.05%) Analytics
6 29 (24.37%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (22.69%) Economics
8 24 (20.17%) Marketing
8 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
9 22 (18.49%) Project Management
10 20 (16.81%) MS Excel
11 18 (15.13%) Windows
11 18 (15.13%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (12.61%) .NET
12 15 (12.61%) C#
12 15 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (12.61%) Computer Science
12 15 (12.61%) Visualisation
13 14 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (10.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (10.08%) Physics
15 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (10.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (9.24%) OLAP
16 11 (9.24%) MS Office
16 11 (9.24%) Data Modelling

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 34 (28.57%) SAS
2 6 (5.04%) Apache
3 5 (4.20%) Lync
4 2 (1.68%) IIS
4 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (16.81%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.24%) MS Office
3 10 (8.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (7.56%) SPSS
5 3 (2.52%) FastStats
6 1 (0.84%) MS Project
6 1 (0.84%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.68%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) DNS
1 3 (2.52%) DHCP
2 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) SAN
3 1 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.13%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (10.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (10.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (9.24%) OLAP
7 10 (8.40%) Data Mining
8 6 (5.04%) MySQL
9 5 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.52%) Big Data
10 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.68%) MS Access
12 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.84%) Base SAS
12 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (49.58%) Finance
2 24 (20.17%) Marketing
3 6 (5.04%) Legal
4 2 (1.68%) Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.84%) Local Government
5 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (30.25%) Analyst
2 22 (18.49%) Developer
3 14 (11.76%) Consultant
4 13 (10.92%) Insight Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) Customer Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) Graduate
5 10 (8.40%) Data Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Test Manager
7 8 (6.72%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 8 (6.72%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (4.20%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.20%) Graduate Data Analyst
10 3 (2.52%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.61%) .NET
2 10 (8.40%) CSS
2 10 (8.40%) HTML
3 9 (7.56%) LAMP
4 8 (6.72%) WCF
5 7 (5.88%) Web Services
6 6 (5.04%) jQuery
7 5 (4.20%) MDX
8 4 (3.36%) Symfony
9 3 (2.52%) XML
10 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.84%) D3.js
11 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (44.54%) Mathematics
2 27 (22.69%) Economics
3 15 (12.61%) Computer Science
3 15 (12.61%) Visualisation
4 12 (10.08%) Physics
5 11 (9.24%) Credit Risk
5 11 (9.24%) Data Extraction
6 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.36%) Open Source
7 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.52%) Replication
9 2 (1.68%) Psychology
10 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.84%) NHS
10 1 (0.84%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.13%) Windows
2 7 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) Debian
4 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.84%) CentOS
4 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.05%) Data Analysis
1 31 (26.05%) Analytics
2 29 (24.37%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (18.49%) Project Management
4 14 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (9.24%) Data Modelling
6 11 (9.24%) Direct Marketing
6 11 (9.24%) Statistical Analysis
7 10 (8.40%) Operations Research
7 10 (8.40%) Marketing Strategy
7 10 (8.40%) CHAID
7 10 (8.40%) Econometrics
7 10 (8.40%) MVC
7 10 (8.40%) Customer Insight
8 9 (7.56%) Programme Management
8 9 (7.56%) Risk Management
8 9 (7.56%) Test Strategy
8 9 (7.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (52.94%) SQL
2 15 (12.61%) C#
3 10 (8.40%) T-SQL
4 9 (7.56%) PHP
5 5 (4.20%) C
5 5 (4.20%) Java
5 5 (4.20%) C++
5 5 (4.20%) Python
6 3 (2.52%) VBA
6 3 (2.52%) VB
7 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.84%) Perl
7 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (49.58%) Degree
2 8 (6.72%) ISTQB
2 8 (6.72%) ISEB
3 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.84%) MCITP
4 1 (0.84%) MCTS
4 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.04%) Oracle
3 5 (4.20%) VMware
3 5 (4.20%) Business Objects
3 5 (4.20%) SAP
3 5 (4.20%) Dundas
4 3 (2.52%) Minitab
4 3 (2.52%) NetApp
4 3 (2.52%) SmartFocus
5 2 (1.68%) Google
5 2 (1.68%) ClickTale
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco
6 1 (0.84%) Dell
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.84%) Spiceworks
6 1 (0.84%) Mitel
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Churchill Frank
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £29000 - £36500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago