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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 173 203 221
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +18
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 79 40 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 0.61% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.40% 1.84% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71 35 32
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,600 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
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
2321 2178 2448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.37% 33.42% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1940 1698 2031
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +15 39 £44,000 +35.38% 12
Cheshire +23 38 £45,000 +50.00% 7
Merseyside +12 1 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Lancashire +1 1 - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 57 (45.24%) SQL
2 47 (37.30%) Finance
3 40 (31.75%) SQL Server
4 35 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 32 (25.40%) Windows
5 32 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (24.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (24.60%) Degree
7 30 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (23.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (23.02%) Test Strategy
9 27 (21.43%) Programme Management
9 27 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
9 27 (21.43%) Test Management
9 27 (21.43%) System Testing
9 27 (21.43%) Mathematics
10 24 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
11 23 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (17.46%) Replication
12 22 (17.46%) Marketing
12 22 (17.46%) PowerShell
13 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (15.87%) MS Excel
13 20 (15.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 18 (14.29%) Data Analysis
15 17 (13.49%) Service Delivery
15 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (12.70%) ITIL
16 16 (12.70%) Service Management

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (7.94%) SAS
2 4 (3.17%) Apache
2 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.38%) Lync
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.35%) SPSS
3 7 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.97%) FastStats
4 5 (3.97%) MS Office
5 2 (1.59%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.79%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) SAP InfiniteInsight
1 3 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.79%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) HTTP
2 2 (1.59%) LAN
2 2 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (0.79%) DHCP
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) SAN
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 31 (24.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.76%) Data Mining
8 4 (3.17%) DB2
8 4 (3.17%) OLAP
8 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.17%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.59%) SSDT
9 2 (1.59%) Text Mining
9 2 (1.59%) Big Data
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.79%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (15.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (37.30%) Finance
2 22 (17.46%) Marketing
3 12 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.52%) Publishing
4 7 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.17%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (23.02%) Test Manager
2 28 (22.22%) DBA
2 28 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 17 (13.49%) SQL Server DBA
4 16 (12.70%) Developer
5 15 (11.90%) Analyst
6 13 (10.32%) Service Manager
6 13 (10.32%) IT Services Manager
7 6 (4.76%) Administrator
8 4 (3.17%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.17%) Consultant
8 4 (3.17%) Insight Analyst
8 4 (3.17%) Research Manager
9 3 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 3 (2.38%) IT Administrator
9 3 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 3 (2.38%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.38%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.14%) .NET
2 6 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.97%) XML
4 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.17%) Web Services
4 4 (3.17%) RESTful
4 4 (3.17%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.38%) jQuery
5 3 (2.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 3 (2.38%) HTML
5 3 (2.38%) CSS
5 3 (2.38%) NHibernate
6 2 (1.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 23 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (17.46%) Replication
4 11 (8.73%) Computer Science
5 10 (7.94%) Visualisation
6 6 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.97%) Life Science
7 5 (3.97%) Economics
8 4 (3.17%) Data Extraction
8 4 (3.17%) Psychology
9 2 (1.59%) Social Media
9 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.40%) Windows
2 7 (5.56%) Linux
3 4 (3.17%) UNIX
4 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.79%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.02%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (23.02%) Test Strategy
3 27 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 27 (21.43%) Test Management
3 27 (21.43%) System Testing
3 27 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (13.49%) Service Delivery
6 16 (12.70%) Service Management
6 16 (12.70%) ITIL
7 13 (10.32%) Change Management
8 11 (8.73%) Analytics
9 8 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.56%) Resource Management
10 7 (5.56%) Statistical Modelling
11 6 (4.76%) Customer Insight
12 5 (3.97%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.24%) SQL
2 35 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 22 (17.46%) PowerShell
4 8 (6.35%) Java
5 7 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.56%) C#
6 3 (2.38%) C++
6 3 (2.38%) VBA
6 3 (2.38%) R
7 2 (1.59%) Python
7 2 (1.59%) Scala
8 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.79%) Perl
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (24.60%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) MBA
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.59%) CNA
4 2 (1.59%) Novell Certification
4 2 (1.59%) MCP
4 2 (1.59%) PhD
4 2 (1.59%) VCP4
5 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.97%) Google
3 4 (3.17%) VMware
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle
5 2 (1.59%) SmartFocus
5 2 (1.59%) Minitab
5 2 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (0.79%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.79%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.79%) ClickTale
6 1 (0.79%) Tableau
6 1 (0.79%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.79%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) Dell
6 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
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