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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
England / North West
Rank 165 171 199
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +28
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 84 58 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.42% 1.05% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.36% 2.80% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 69 34 55
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,058 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £47,300
UK excluding London median salary £37,725 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.68% -

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
2503 2068 2466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.22% 37.37% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2055 1634 2121
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -40 35 £41,500 +3.75% 6
Cheshire +32 25 £32,000 -14.04%
Merseyside +7 15 £46,250 +79.28% 2
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 62 (40.79%) SQL
2 56 (36.84%) Analytics
3 54 (35.53%) Python
4 51 (33.55%) R
5 50 (32.89%) Machine Learning
6 48 (31.58%) Mathematics
7 38 (25.00%) SAS
8 35 (23.03%) Finance
8 35 (23.03%) Data Analysis
8 35 (23.03%) Computer Science
9 34 (22.37%) Degree
9 34 (22.37%) Big Data
10 33 (21.71%) SQL Server
11 32 (21.05%) PhD
11 32 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (20.39%) ITIL
13 30 (19.74%) Data Mining
14 29 (19.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 27 (17.76%) Microsoft
16 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (17.11%) SLA
17 26 (17.11%) MS Excel
18 25 (16.45%) Data Analytics
19 24 (15.79%) Stata
20 23 (15.13%) Bayesian Methods
21 22 (14.47%) T-SQL
21 22 (14.47%) SPSS
21 22 (14.47%) Visualisation
22 21 (13.82%) MATLAB

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 38 (25.00%) SAS
2 9 (5.92%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.29%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.97%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.32%) GroupWise
6 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 24 (15.79%) Stata
3 22 (14.47%) SPSS
4 14 (9.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.97%) S-PLUS
5 3 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) FastStats
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.61%) IaaS
1 7 (4.61%) PaaS
1 7 (4.61%) SaaS
2 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.95%) Office 365
3 5 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.24%) SMS
2 6 (3.95%) Wireless
3 5 (3.29%) ADSL
3 5 (3.29%) Internet
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.66%) DHCP
4 1 (0.66%) DNS
4 1 (0.66%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) FWSM
4 1 (0.66%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.37%) Big Data
2 33 (21.71%) SQL Server
3 30 (19.74%) Data Mining
4 29 (19.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (7.24%) MySQL
7 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (5.92%) Hadoop
10 8 (5.26%) OLAP
10 8 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
10 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database
10 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (4.61%) Informix
11 7 (4.61%) NoSQL
12 6 (3.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (23.03%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Marketing
2 11 (7.24%) Retail
3 7 (4.61%) Advertising
3 7 (4.61%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.97%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Cantonese Language
5 2 (1.32%) Games
5 2 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (26.32%) Data Scientist
2 22 (14.47%) DBA
2 22 (14.47%) SQL DBA
3 19 (12.50%) Developer
4 17 (11.18%) Analyst
5 15 (9.87%) Service Manager
6 14 (9.21%) Senior Data Scientist
7 12 (7.89%) Administrator
8 11 (7.24%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (7.24%) Services Delivery Manager
8 11 (7.24%) SQL Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (5.26%) SSIS Developer
9 8 (5.26%) SSRS Developer
10 6 (3.95%) SQL Server DBA
11 5 (3.29%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.29%) IT Sales Executive
11 5 (3.29%) New Business Sales Executive
11 5 (3.29%) Oracle DBA
11 5 (3.29%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.24%) Flash
2 4 (2.63%) Middleware
2 4 (2.63%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.66%) .NET
3 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.66%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (0.66%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (31.58%) Mathematics
2 35 (23.03%) Computer Science
3 32 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (14.47%) Visualisation
5 18 (11.84%) Algorithms
5 18 (11.84%) Neural Network
6 17 (11.18%) Economics
7 16 (10.53%) Data Centre
8 15 (9.87%) Management Information System
9 12 (7.89%) Psychology
10 10 (6.58%) Physics
11 9 (5.92%) Data Extraction
12 8 (5.26%) Social Media
13 7 (4.61%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (4.61%) iPad
14 6 (3.95%) Replication
15 4 (2.63%) CUDA
16 2 (1.32%) Artificial Intelligence
16 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
16 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.21%) Windows
2 10 (6.58%) Unix
3 6 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.32%) Linux
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (36.84%) Analytics
2 50 (32.89%) Machine Learning
3 35 (23.03%) Data Analysis
4 31 (20.39%) ITIL
5 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (16.45%) Data Analytics
7 23 (15.13%) Bayesian Methods
8 21 (13.82%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (11.84%) Statistical Analysis
11 17 (11.18%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (11.18%) Statistical Modelling
12 16 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 16 (10.53%) Service Delivery
13 15 (9.87%) Service Design
13 15 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (9.21%) Contract Management
14 14 (9.21%) Critical Success Factor
14 14 (9.21%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (40.79%) SQL
2 54 (35.53%) Python
3 51 (33.55%) R
4 22 (14.47%) T-SQL
5 21 (13.82%) MATLAB
5 21 (13.82%) VBA
6 18 (11.84%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.26%) Java
7 8 (5.26%) Scala
8 7 (4.61%) C++
9 5 (3.29%) C
9 5 (3.29%) Perl
10 3 (1.97%) C#
11 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (22.37%) Degree
2 32 (21.05%) PhD
3 14 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (7.24%) ISEB
5 8 (5.26%) MCSA
6 5 (3.29%) HND
6 5 (3.29%) Postgraduate
7 3 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.66%) CCNP
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.66%) NCDA
9 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.11%) SLA
2 11 (7.24%) Data Quality
3 7 (4.61%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.32%) NDS
3 2 (1.32%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (1.32%) vSphere
3 2 (1.32%) XenApp
4 1 (0.66%) Firmware
4 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.32%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.24%) Cadence
3 8 (5.26%) Oracle
4 6 (3.95%) Remedy
5 5 (3.29%) Google
5 5 (3.29%) IDERA
5 5 (3.29%) Symantec
6 4 (2.63%) Tableau
7 3 (1.97%) Citrix
7 3 (1.97%) FNZ
7 3 (1.97%) SAP
8 2 (1.32%) Splunk
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco
9 1 (0.66%) EMC
9 1 (0.66%) IBM
9 1 (0.66%) Minitab
9 1 (0.66%) NetApp
9 1 (0.66%) VMware
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