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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 200 203 233
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +30
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 55 34 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 1.51% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 51 30 39
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +34.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £17,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
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
2486 2248 2557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.62% 33.06% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2137 1814 2249
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,200 £50,000 £50,450
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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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 -19 28 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Cheshire +14 26 £40,000 -13.04% 3
Merseyside +10 1 £25,000 -27.53%
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 64 (52.03%) SQL
2 61 (49.59%) Finance
3 50 (40.65%) Degree
4 44 (35.77%) Mathematics
5 35 (28.46%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (26.02%) Marketing
7 30 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (23.58%) SQL Server
9 28 (22.76%) Analytics
10 27 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (20.33%) Programme Management
11 25 (20.33%) Test Strategy
11 25 (20.33%) Test Management
11 25 (20.33%) System Testing
12 24 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (19.51%) Data Analysis
13 23 (18.70%) SAS
14 22 (17.89%) T-SQL
15 21 (17.07%) Windows
15 21 (17.07%) Microsoft
16 20 (16.26%) Economics
17 19 (15.45%) MS Excel
18 18 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
19 17 (13.82%) Data Warehouse
20 16 (13.01%) SPSS
20 16 (13.01%) Data Mining
21 15 (12.20%) Data Modelling
21 15 (12.20%) Coaching
21 15 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 23 (18.70%) SAS
2 8 (6.50%) Lync
3 4 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.25%) Apache
3 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.01%) SPSS
3 14 (11.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (8.13%) MS Office
5 8 (6.50%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) WebTrends
1 3 (2.44%) SAP InfiniteInsight
1 3 (2.44%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) HTTP
2 3 (2.44%) DNS
2 3 (2.44%) DHCP
3 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.63%) LAN
3 2 (1.63%) WAN
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.58%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (13.82%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (13.01%) Data Mining
5 15 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (11.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (10.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (8.13%) OLAP
9 10 (8.13%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.25%) Big Data
11 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.63%) Text Mining
13 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (9.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (49.59%) Finance
2 32 (26.02%) Marketing
3 7 (5.69%) Legal
4 3 (2.44%) Publishing
4 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (20.33%) Analyst
1 25 (20.33%) Test Manager
2 14 (11.38%) DBA
2 14 (11.38%) SQL DBA
3 13 (10.57%) Consultant
4 12 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 12 (9.76%) Developer
5 9 (7.32%) SQL Server DBA
6 8 (6.50%) Insight Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Marketing Analyst
10 3 (2.44%) Web Manager
10 3 (2.44%) IT Services Manager
10 3 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 3 (2.44%) Web Analytics Manager
10 3 (2.44%) Data Scientist
10 3 (2.44%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) Web Services
1 4 (3.25%) RESTful
1 4 (3.25%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.44%) CSS
2 3 (2.44%) XML
2 3 (2.44%) HTML
3 2 (1.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (35.77%) Mathematics
2 35 (28.46%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (16.26%) Economics
4 15 (12.20%) Data Extraction
5 13 (10.57%) Replication
6 12 (9.76%) Computer Science
7 10 (8.13%) Credit Risk
8 8 (6.50%) Physics
8 8 (6.50%) Visualisation
9 7 (5.69%) Management Information System
10 4 (3.25%) Psychology
11 3 (2.44%) Life Science
11 3 (2.44%) Social Media
11 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.07%) Windows
2 7 (5.69%) Linux
3 4 (3.25%) UNIX
4 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 28 (22.76%) Analytics
3 27 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (20.33%) Programme Management
4 25 (20.33%) Test Strategy
4 25 (20.33%) Test Management
4 25 (20.33%) System Testing
5 24 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (19.51%) Data Analysis
6 18 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (12.20%) Coaching
7 15 (12.20%) Data Modelling
8 13 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (10.57%) Data Architecture
9 12 (9.76%) Statistical Modelling
9 12 (9.76%) Statistical Analysis
9 12 (9.76%) CHAID
10 10 (8.13%) Service Delivery
10 10 (8.13%) Econometrics
11 8 (6.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (52.03%) SQL
2 22 (17.89%) T-SQL
3 12 (9.76%) PowerShell
4 8 (6.50%) Java
5 4 (3.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.25%) VBA
6 3 (2.44%) R
6 3 (2.44%) C++
7 2 (1.63%) VB
7 2 (1.63%) Python
7 2 (1.63%) Scala
8 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.81%) C#
8 1 (0.81%) Perl
8 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (40.65%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.63%) CNA
3 2 (1.63%) Novell Certification
3 2 (1.63%) MBA
3 2 (1.63%) MCP
3 2 (1.63%) PhD
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) MCTS
4 1 (0.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.88%) VMware
3 5 (4.07%) Minitab
3 5 (4.07%) SmartFocus
4 3 (2.44%) ClickTale
4 3 (2.44%) Google
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle
5 2 (1.63%) Cisco
6 1 (0.81%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.81%) Tableau
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