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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 190 190 218
Rank change year-on-year
0 +28
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 66 55 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.82% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.75% 2.62% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 53 48 38
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +55.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £29,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
2396 2097 2343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.45% 31.37% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1887 1718 1998
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 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 30 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 -1 31 £50,000 +7.52% 6
Cheshire +13 30 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Lancashire -2 2 £29,000 +61.11%
Merseyside +5 1 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 74 (60.66%) SQL
2 60 (49.18%) Degree
3 57 (46.72%) Finance
4 49 (40.16%) Mathematics
5 41 (33.61%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (26.23%) Data Analysis
7 31 (25.41%) SQL Server
7 31 (25.41%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (24.59%) Analytics
9 29 (23.77%) SAS
9 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
9 29 (23.77%) Marketing
10 23 (18.85%) Economics
11 22 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (18.03%) Windows
11 22 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (16.39%) T-SQL
12 20 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
14 17 (13.93%) Coaching
15 16 (13.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (12.30%) Data Extraction
16 15 (12.30%) Project Management
16 15 (12.30%) Data Mining
17 14 (11.48%) OLAP
17 14 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (11.48%) MS PowerPoint
18 13 (10.66%) Data Architecture
18 13 (10.66%) Data Modelling

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 3 (2.46%) IIS
3 3 (2.46%) Apache
4 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (10.66%) SPSS
4 10 (8.20%) 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
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) 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 31 (25.41%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (13.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (12.30%) Data Mining
6 14 (11.48%) OLAP
7 9 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.64%) Big Data
12 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.82%) QlikView
12 1 (0.82%) MySQL
12 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 57 (46.72%) Finance
2 29 (23.77%) Marketing
3 6 (4.92%) Legal
4 3 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
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%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (29.51%) Analyst
2 21 (17.21%) Developer
3 14 (11.48%) Consultant
4 12 (9.84%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 12 (9.84%) Insight Analyst
5 10 (8.20%) DBA
5 10 (8.20%) Data Analyst
6 9 (7.38%) Test Manager
7 8 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Customer Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) SQL DBA
8 7 (5.74%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Customer Insight Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Graduate
10 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Graduate Data Analyst
11 4 (3.28%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.74%) .NET
1 7 (5.74%) Web Services
2 5 (4.10%) WCF
3 4 (3.28%) CSS
3 4 (3.28%) LAMP
3 4 (3.28%) HTML
3 4 (3.28%) MDX
4 3 (2.46%) XML
4 3 (2.46%) Symfony
5 2 (1.64%) RESTful
5 2 (1.64%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.82%) jQuery
6 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (40.16%) Mathematics
2 41 (33.61%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (18.85%) Economics
4 15 (12.30%) Data Extraction
5 12 (9.84%) Computer Science
6 11 (9.02%) Visualisation
6 11 (9.02%) Credit Risk
7 10 (8.20%) Replication
8 8 (6.56%) Physics
9 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.46%) Psychology
11 3 (2.46%) Open Source
12 2 (1.64%) Life Science
13 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.82%) EqualLogic
13 1 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Linux
3 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.64%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.64%) UNIX
5 1 (0.82%) Debian
5 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.82%) CentOS
5 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.23%) Data Analysis
2 31 (25.41%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (24.59%) Analytics
4 22 (18.03%) 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
8 13 (10.66%) Data Modelling
9 12 (9.84%) CHAID
9 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (9.84%) Statistical Analysis
10 11 (9.02%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (8.20%) Econometrics
11 10 (8.20%) Service Delivery
12 9 (7.38%) Programme Management
12 9 (7.38%) Direct Marketing
12 9 (7.38%) Test Management
12 9 (7.38%) System Testing
12 9 (7.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 74 (60.66%) SQL
2 20 (16.39%) T-SQL
3 10 (8.20%) C#
4 6 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.28%) PHP
6 3 (2.46%) Java
6 3 (2.46%) VB
6 3 (2.46%) VBA
7 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.64%) R
8 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 60 (49.18%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) ISTQB
2 6 (4.92%) ISEB
3 2 (1.64%) 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%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.92%) VMware
3 5 (4.10%) Minitab
3 5 (4.10%) SmartFocus
4 4 (3.28%) Dundas
5 3 (2.46%) Google
5 3 (2.46%) ClickTale
5 3 (2.46%) NetApp
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle
6 1 (0.82%) SAP
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco
6 1 (0.82%) Dell
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.82%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.82%) Mitel
6 1 (0.82%) Spiceworks
6 1 (0.82%) Tableau
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