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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 176 185 219
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +34
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 62 53 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 0.78% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.82% 2.30% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 49 27
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £42,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
2196 2305 2410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.04% 34.12% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1795 1995
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,280 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 +22 36 £43,750 +34.61% 9
Cheshire +5 17 £40,000 +73.91% 2
Lancashire - 5 £18,000 -
Merseyside +13 4 £35,500 +29.09%
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 66 (46.48%) SQL
2 46 (32.39%) Finance
3 45 (31.69%) T-SQL
4 43 (30.28%) Microsoft
5 41 (28.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (27.46%) SQL Server
7 38 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (25.35%) Windows
8 36 (25.35%) MS Excel
8 36 (25.35%) Performance Tuning
9 35 (24.65%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (23.94%) PowerShell
11 29 (20.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (20.42%) Test Strategy
12 28 (19.72%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (19.01%) Test Management
13 27 (19.01%) System Testing
13 27 (19.01%) Programme Management
14 26 (18.31%) Degree
15 24 (16.90%) Mathematics
16 23 (16.20%) Computer Science
16 23 (16.20%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (16.20%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (14.79%) Replication
17 21 (14.79%) Visualisation
18 20 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
18 20 (14.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 20 (14.08%) Service Management
18 20 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (14.08%) Database Mirroring

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (7.75%) Apache Pig
1 11 (7.75%) Apache Spark
2 9 (6.34%) SAS
3 7 (4.93%) Apache
4 4 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.41%) Lync
Applications
1 36 (25.35%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (9.15%) MS Office
4 4 (2.82%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.11%) SPSS
6 2 (1.41%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.41%) FastStats
7 1 (0.70%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.41%) SmartFocus
3 2 (1.41%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) DHCP
1 3 (2.11%) DNS
2 1 (0.70%) NAS
2 1 (0.70%) SAN
2 1 (0.70%) LAN
2 1 (0.70%) PBX
2 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 39 (27.46%) SQL Server
3 28 (19.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (16.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (11.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (9.86%) OLAP
8 14 (9.86%) OLAP Cube
9 11 (7.75%) HBase
9 11 (7.75%) Hadoop
10 7 (4.93%) Data Mining
10 7 (4.93%) Apache Hive
11 5 (3.52%) NoSQL
11 5 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (2.82%) DB2
12 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (2.82%) Big Data
12 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (14.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (32.39%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (8.45%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.45%) Publishing
3 9 (6.34%) Marketing
4 5 (3.52%) Banking
5 4 (2.82%) Law
5 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.11%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (20.42%) Developer
1 29 (20.42%) Test Manager
2 27 (19.01%) DBA
2 27 (19.01%) SQL DBA
3 20 (14.08%) SQL Server DBA
4 15 (10.56%) Administrator
5 14 (9.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (9.15%) IT Services Manager
6 13 (9.15%) Service Manager
6 13 (9.15%) Analyst
7 12 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (8.45%) IT Administrator
8 7 (4.93%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) Insight Analyst
10 3 (2.11%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.11%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.11%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.11%) Support Analyst
11 2 (1.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.04%) .NET
2 6 (4.23%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.52%) XML
3 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.82%) CSS
4 4 (2.82%) HTML
5 3 (2.11%) NHibernate
5 3 (2.11%) jQuery
5 3 (2.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (1.41%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.41%) WCF
7 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.65%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (16.90%) Mathematics
3 23 (16.20%) Computer Science
4 21 (14.79%) Replication
4 21 (14.79%) Visualisation
5 15 (10.56%) Data Extraction
6 7 (4.93%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.93%) Life Science
7 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.82%) CMDB
8 4 (2.82%) Psychology
8 4 (2.82%) User Experience
9 2 (1.41%) NHS
10 1 (0.70%) Economics
10 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.35%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (3.52%) Linux
3 4 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.70%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.35%) Performance Tuning
3 29 (20.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 29 (20.42%) Test Strategy
4 27 (19.01%) Test Management
4 27 (19.01%) System Testing
4 27 (19.01%) Programme Management
5 23 (16.20%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (14.08%) Service Management
6 20 (14.08%) Database Mirroring
7 15 (10.56%) Data Analysis
7 15 (10.56%) ETL
7 15 (10.56%) ITIL
8 14 (9.86%) Service Delivery
8 14 (9.86%) Change Management
8 14 (9.86%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (7.75%) Analytics
10 8 (5.63%) Data Modelling
10 8 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (4.93%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 66 (46.48%) SQL
2 45 (31.69%) T-SQL
3 34 (23.94%) PowerShell
4 15 (10.56%) VBA
5 13 (9.15%) Java
6 12 (8.45%) Python
7 9 (6.34%) C#
8 4 (2.82%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.82%) C
8 4 (2.82%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.82%) R
9 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.11%) Perl
9 3 (2.11%) PHP
10 2 (1.41%) C++
10 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (18.31%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) MBA
3 1 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) HDFS
2 3 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.70%) vSphere
4 1 (0.70%) XenApp
4 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (30.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.63%) SAP
2 8 (5.63%) VMware
3 7 (4.93%) Oracle
3 7 (4.93%) Hortonworks
4 4 (2.82%) Google
5 2 (1.41%) Minitab
5 2 (1.41%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.70%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.70%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.70%) HP
6 1 (0.70%) Dell
6 1 (0.70%) Nortel
6 1 (0.70%) Citrix
6 1 (0.70%) Avaya
6 1 (0.70%) IBM
6 1 (0.70%) Cognos
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