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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 166 157 223
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +66
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 95 85 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 1.38% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.69% 3.84% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 77 58 43
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,289 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
2573 2216 2608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.21% 35.99% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2118 1754 2212
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -45 39 £45,000 +2.27% 8
Cheshire +29 31 £32,000 -14.04% 4
Merseyside +1 15 £45,000 +74.43% 1
Lancashire -1 2 £130,000 +430.61%
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 53 (38.13%) Analytics
2 52 (37.41%) SQL
3 48 (34.53%) R
4 46 (33.09%) Python
5 43 (30.94%) Machine Learning
6 41 (29.50%) Mathematics
7 33 (23.74%) SAS
7 33 (23.74%) Finance
7 33 (23.74%) Data Analysis
8 32 (23.02%) Big Data
9 30 (21.58%) Degree
9 30 (21.58%) PhD
10 29 (20.86%) Data Mining
10 29 (20.86%) SQL Server
11 27 (19.42%) Computer Science
11 27 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (17.99%) ITIL
13 24 (17.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (16.55%) SPSS
15 22 (15.83%) MATLAB
15 22 (15.83%) MS Excel
15 22 (15.83%) Stata
15 22 (15.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (15.11%) Statistical Analysis
16 21 (15.11%) Microsoft
17 20 (14.39%) Data Analytics
18 19 (13.67%) PowerShell
18 19 (13.67%) SLA
19 18 (12.95%) Business Intelligence

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (23.74%) SAS
2 7 (5.04%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.60%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.60%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (3.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.44%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.44%) GroupWise
5 2 (1.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (16.55%) SPSS
2 22 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.83%) Stata
3 11 (7.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.44%) S-PLUS
4 2 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) Office 365
2 5 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.16%) IaaS
4 3 (2.16%) PaaS
4 3 (2.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) SMS
2 6 (4.32%) Wireless
3 5 (3.60%) ADSL
3 5 (3.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.72%) DHCP
4 1 (0.72%) DNS
4 1 (0.72%) Firewall
4 1 (0.72%) FWSM
4 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.02%) Big Data
2 29 (20.86%) Data Mining
2 29 (20.86%) SQL Server
3 24 (17.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (15.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.19%) MySQL
7 9 (6.47%) Oracle Database
7 9 (6.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (6.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (6.47%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (5.76%) Hadoop
8 8 (5.76%) Informix
8 8 (5.76%) OLAP
8 8 (5.76%) OLAP Cube
8 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (3.60%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (23.74%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Retail
3 10 (7.19%) Marketing
4 7 (5.04%) Advertising
5 4 (2.88%) Banking
6 3 (2.16%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.44%) Cantonese Language
7 2 (1.44%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.72%) International Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (20.86%) Data Scientist
2 18 (12.95%) Developer
3 17 (12.23%) DBA
3 17 (12.23%) SQL DBA
4 15 (10.79%) Analyst
5 13 (9.35%) Senior Data Scientist
5 13 (9.35%) Service Manager
6 10 (7.19%) Administrator
6 10 (7.19%) SQL Developer
7 9 (6.47%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (6.47%) Services Delivery Manager
8 8 (5.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (5.76%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) MATLAB Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) SSIS Developer
8 8 (5.76%) SSRS Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.32%) Statistician
10 5 (3.60%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.47%) Flash
2 6 (4.32%) Middleware
2 6 (4.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.16%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.72%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (0.72%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (29.50%) Mathematics
2 27 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (19.42%) Computer Science
3 18 (12.95%) Algorithms
4 17 (12.23%) Visualisation
5 15 (10.79%) Economics
6 14 (10.07%) Management Information System
7 13 (9.35%) Data Centre
8 12 (8.63%) Neural Network
8 12 (8.63%) Psychology
9 9 (6.47%) Data Extraction
9 9 (6.47%) Physics
10 8 (5.76%) CUDA
10 8 (5.76%) Social Media
11 4 (2.88%) Replication
12 3 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (2.16%) iPad
13 2 (1.44%) Artificial Intelligence
13 2 (1.44%) Credit Risk
13 2 (1.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.79%) Windows
2 11 (7.91%) Unix
3 6 (4.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.44%) Linux
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.13%) Analytics
2 43 (30.94%) Machine Learning
3 33 (23.74%) Data Analysis
4 25 (17.99%) ITIL
5 24 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (15.11%) Statistical Analysis
7 20 (14.39%) Data Analytics
8 18 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (12.23%) Performance Monitoring
9 17 (12.23%) Service Design
10 16 (11.51%) Bayesian Methods
11 15 (10.79%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (10.79%) Stochastic Modelling
12 14 (10.07%) Mentoring
12 14 (10.07%) Service Delivery
13 13 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (7.91%) Data Modelling
15 11 (7.91%) Risk Management
15 11 (7.91%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.41%) SQL
2 48 (34.53%) R
3 46 (33.09%) Python
4 22 (15.83%) MATLAB
5 19 (13.67%) PowerShell
6 18 (12.95%) VBA
7 17 (12.23%) T-SQL
8 10 (7.19%) C++
9 7 (5.04%) Java
10 6 (4.32%) Scala
11 5 (3.60%) C
11 5 (3.60%) Perl
12 3 (2.16%) C#
13 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (21.58%) Degree
1 30 (21.58%) PhD
2 9 (6.47%) ISEB
3 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.60%) HND
4 5 (3.60%) Postgraduate
5 4 (2.88%) MCSA
6 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.72%) CCNP
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.72%) NCDA
8 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.67%) SLA
2 11 (7.91%) Data Quality
3 6 (4.32%) QA
4 3 (2.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.44%) NDS
2 2 (1.44%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 2 (1.44%) vSphere
2 2 (1.44%) XenApp
3 1 (0.72%) Firmware
3 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.44%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (15.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.47%) Cadence
2 9 (6.47%) Oracle
3 7 (5.04%) Remedy
4 5 (3.60%) Google
4 5 (3.60%) IDERA
4 5 (3.60%) Symantec
5 3 (2.16%) Citrix
5 3 (2.16%) FNZ
5 3 (2.16%) SAP
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco
6 1 (0.72%) EMC
6 1 (0.72%) IBM
6 1 (0.72%) Minitab
6 1 (0.72%) NetApp
6 1 (0.72%) Splunk
6 1 (0.72%) VMware
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