The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 182 198 210
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 60 44 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.61% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.16% 2.31% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 35
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £67,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1900 1904 2014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.50% 26.52% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1460 1582 1737
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Statistics
England

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 1 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 1 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
(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 +12 31 £42,250 -9.13% 7
Cheshire +17 24 £45,000 +35.33% 2
Lancashire - 2 £29,000 -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 65 (52.42%) SQL
2 57 (45.97%) Finance
2 57 (45.97%) Degree
3 43 (34.68%) Mathematics
4 32 (25.81%) SAS
5 31 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 25 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (20.16%) .NET
6 25 (20.16%) Project Management
6 25 (20.16%) Data Analysis
7 24 (19.35%) SQL Server
7 24 (19.35%) Analytics
8 23 (18.55%) C#
8 23 (18.55%) Economics
9 22 (17.74%) Windows
10 19 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (15.32%) MS Excel
11 17 (13.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (12.90%) Computer Science
13 15 (12.10%) Marketing
13 15 (12.10%) Web Development
14 14 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (10.48%) SLA
15 13 (10.48%) CSS
15 13 (10.48%) HTML
15 13 (10.48%) WCF
15 13 (10.48%) Visualisation
16 12 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 12 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (9.68%) Test Scripting

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 32 (25.81%) SAS
2 6 (4.84%) Apache
3 5 (4.03%) IIS
4 3 (2.42%) CMS
4 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.61%) WordPress
6 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.65%) MS Office
3 4 (3.23%) SPSS
4 3 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) DNS
1 3 (2.42%) DHCP
2 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) Intranet
3 1 (0.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (13.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (8.06%) OLAP
7 8 (6.45%) Data Mining
8 6 (4.84%) MySQL
8 6 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.42%) Big Data
11 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.61%) MS Access
12 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.81%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (45.97%) Finance
2 15 (12.10%) Marketing
3 6 (4.84%) Banking
4 4 (3.23%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Local Government
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (30.65%) Analyst
2 24 (19.35%) Developer
3 14 (11.29%) Consultant
4 12 (9.68%) Test Analyst
4 12 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (8.06%) Customer Analyst
5 10 (8.06%) Insight Analyst
5 10 (8.06%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 10 (8.06%) Graduate
6 9 (7.26%) Test Manager
7 8 (6.45%) Team Leader
8 7 (5.65%) Data Analyst
8 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 6 (4.84%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (4.84%) Software Team Leader
9 6 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Development Team Leader
10 5 (4.03%) MI Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.16%) .NET
2 13 (10.48%) CSS
2 13 (10.48%) HTML
2 13 (10.48%) WCF
3 12 (9.68%) Web Services
4 9 (7.26%) LAMP
4 9 (7.26%) jQuery
5 5 (4.03%) MDX
6 4 (3.23%) XML
6 4 (3.23%) Symfony
7 3 (2.42%) HTML5
7 3 (2.42%) CSS3
7 3 (2.42%) LINQ
7 3 (2.42%) XSLT
8 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.81%) D3.js
9 1 (0.81%) Flash
9 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (34.68%) Mathematics
2 23 (18.55%) Economics
3 16 (12.90%) Computer Science
4 13 (10.48%) Visualisation
5 9 (7.26%) Credit Risk
5 9 (7.26%) Physics
5 9 (7.26%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (6.45%) Data Extraction
7 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.23%) Open Source
8 3 (2.42%) Web 2.0
8 3 (2.42%) Replication
9 2 (1.61%) Psychology
10 1 (0.81%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.81%) Social Media
10 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Windows
2 7 (5.65%) Linux
3 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.81%) CentOS
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Debian
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.16%) Project Management
1 25 (20.16%) Data Analysis
2 24 (19.35%) Analytics
3 15 (12.10%) Web Development
4 12 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 12 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (9.68%) Test Scripting
4 12 (9.68%) Technical Analysis
5 11 (8.87%) OO
5 11 (8.87%) OOD
5 11 (8.87%) Direct Marketing
5 11 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.06%) Operations Research
6 10 (8.06%) Marketing Strategy
6 10 (8.06%) Customer Insight
6 10 (8.06%) MVC
7 9 (7.26%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.26%) Programme Management
7 9 (7.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.42%) SQL
2 23 (18.55%) C#
3 9 (7.26%) PHP
4 8 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.65%) Java
6 6 (4.84%) C
6 6 (4.84%) C++
6 6 (4.84%) Python
7 4 (3.23%) VBA
8 2 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.81%) R
9 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 57 (45.97%) Degree
2 12 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 12 (9.68%) ISEB
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.48%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.42%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle
2 7 (5.65%) SAP
3 6 (4.84%) Business Objects
4 5 (4.03%) VMware
4 5 (4.03%) Dundas
5 3 (2.42%) Ektron
5 3 (2.42%) NetApp
6 1 (0.81%) Mitel
6 1 (0.81%) Spiceworks
6 1 (0.81%) Dell
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.81%) JD Edwards
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