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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 182 186 219
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +33
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 49 73 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 1.04% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 2.87% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 68 25
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £34,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,250 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
2127 2546 2245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.19% 36.23% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 2178 1764
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,652 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +22 39 £35,000 -20.45% 6
Cheshire -3 6 £29,250 -35.00% 3
Merseyside -4 3 £25,798 +3.19%
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 50 (40.00%) SQL
2 37 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (28.00%) Mathematics
4 32 (25.60%) Degree
5 31 (24.80%) SQL Server
5 31 (24.80%) Change Management
6 28 (22.40%) MySQL
7 25 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 25 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (19.20%) Java
9 23 (18.40%) T-SQL
9 23 (18.40%) Linux
9 23 (18.40%) Security Management
9 23 (18.40%) Network Design
9 23 (18.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (18.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (17.60%) CentOS
10 22 (17.60%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (17.60%) Shell Script
10 22 (17.60%) Web Services
10 22 (17.60%) Puppet
11 21 (16.80%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (16.80%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (16.00%) Finance
12 20 (16.00%) Analytics
13 19 (15.20%) PowerShell
14 18 (14.40%) Physics
14 18 (14.40%) Microsoft
14 18 (14.40%) ITIL
14 18 (14.40%) Windows

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (5.60%) SAS
2 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.80%) Apache
3 1 (0.80%) IIS
3 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.40%) MS Office
2 8 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.40%) SPSS
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.60%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.20%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.80%) Office 365
5 1 (0.80%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) Internet
2 2 (1.60%) SSL
3 1 (0.80%) DHCP
3 1 (0.80%) DNS
3 1 (0.80%) Firewall
3 1 (0.80%) FTP
3 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.80%) Intranet
3 1 (0.80%) LDAP
3 1 (0.80%) Network Security
3 1 (0.80%) SMTP
3 1 (0.80%) SSH
3 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.80%) SQL Server
2 28 (22.40%) MySQL
3 23 (18.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (12.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (7.20%) Big Data
6 9 (7.20%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (4.80%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (4.00%) OLAP
9 5 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (3.20%) Data Mining
10 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.60%) PowerPivot
11 2 (1.60%) SAP BI
11 2 (1.60%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (12.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.80%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.80%) MSI
General
1 20 (16.00%) Finance
2 9 (7.20%) Marketing
3 7 (5.60%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (5.60%) Publishing
3 7 (5.60%) Retail
3 7 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.20%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.20%) Electronics
4 4 (3.20%) Legal
5 3 (2.40%) Billing
6 2 (1.60%) Law
7 1 (0.80%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (17.60%) Administrator
2 21 (16.80%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (16.00%) Analyst
4 17 (13.60%) Linux Administrator
4 17 (13.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 16 (12.80%) AWS Administrator
5 16 (12.80%) DBA
5 16 (12.80%) SQL DBA
6 14 (11.20%) Developer
7 12 (9.60%) SQL Server DBA
8 10 (8.00%) Data Scientist
8 10 (8.00%) IT Manager
8 10 (8.00%) Service Manager
9 9 (7.20%) IT Services Manager
10 8 (6.40%) Data Analyst
10 8 (6.40%) ITIL Manager
10 8 (6.40%) ITIL Service Manager
11 7 (5.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Junior
12 6 (4.80%) Junior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.60%) Web Services
2 6 (4.80%) HTML
3 5 (4.00%) CSS
3 5 (4.00%) jQuery
3 5 (4.00%) XML
4 4 (3.20%) .NET
5 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.40%) Entity Framework
5 3 (2.40%) NHibernate
6 2 (1.60%) Ajax
6 2 (1.60%) SOAP
7 1 (0.80%) Java EE
7 1 (0.80%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.00%) Mathematics
2 25 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (14.40%) Physics
4 16 (12.80%) Replication
5 10 (8.00%) Algorithms
6 9 (7.20%) Computer Science
7 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
8 7 (5.60%) Economics
9 5 (4.00%) Data Extraction
9 5 (4.00%) Visualisation
10 4 (3.20%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (3.20%) Life Science
11 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.60%) NHS
12 1 (0.80%) Biology
12 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.80%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.80%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.80%) Tandem
12 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.40%) Linux
1 23 (18.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 22 (17.60%) CentOS
3 18 (14.40%) Windows
4 16 (12.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.80%) Unix
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.80%) Change Management
3 25 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 23 (18.40%) Network Design
4 23 (18.40%) Security Management
5 21 (16.80%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (16.80%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (16.00%) Analytics
7 18 (14.40%) ITIL
8 17 (13.60%) Data Analysis
9 16 (12.80%) Database Mirroring
10 14 (11.20%) Service Delivery
11 13 (10.40%) Statistical Modelling
12 12 (9.60%) Data Management
13 11 (8.80%) Service Management
14 10 (8.00%) Data Analytics
15 7 (5.60%) Time Management
16 6 (4.80%) Software Engineering
16 6 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 5 (4.00%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 50 (40.00%) SQL
2 24 (19.20%) Java
3 23 (18.40%) T-SQL
4 22 (17.60%) Shell Script
5 19 (15.20%) PowerShell
6 12 (9.60%) Python
6 12 (9.60%) R
6 12 (9.60%) VBA
7 8 (6.40%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.20%) C#
9 3 (2.40%) C
9 3 (2.40%) C++
10 2 (1.60%) APL
10 2 (1.60%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.60%) PHP
10 2 (1.60%) Ruby
11 1 (0.80%) Lua
11 1 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (25.60%) Degree
2 6 (4.80%) PhD
3 3 (2.40%) ISEB
4 2 (1.60%) CCAB
4 2 (1.60%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.80%) MCP
5 1 (0.80%) MCSA
5 1 (0.80%) MCSE
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.00%) SLA
2 6 (4.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.60%) QA
4 1 (0.80%) COSHH
4 1 (0.80%) ISO27005
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.80%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 22 (17.60%) Puppet
2 16 (12.80%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.60%) Cognos
2 7 (5.60%) Google
3 3 (2.40%) Tableau
4 2 (1.60%) Cadence
4 2 (1.60%) Citrix
4 2 (1.60%) Minitab
4 2 (1.60%) SAP
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe
5 1 (0.80%) AppSense
5 1 (0.80%) Avaya
5 1 (0.80%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.80%) IBM
5 1 (0.80%) Interwoven
5 1 (0.80%) Mapinfo
5 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.80%) Sun
5 1 (0.80%) Verint
5 1 (0.80%) VMware
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