The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 82 47 79
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +32
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 17 40 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.43% 4.29% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.99% 14.71% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 9
Average salary £35,500 £26,750 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.71% +2.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £33,800 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Statistics
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
426 272 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 35.77% 29.18% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 351 196 241
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Statistics across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Statistics
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Statistics across the South Wales region.

Statistics Salary Trend in South Wales

Statistics
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Statistics across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Statistics Salary Histogram in South Wales

Statistics
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Torfaen - 7 £37,000 -
Cardiff +1 6 £35,000 -
Newport -33 4 £33,750 +50.00%
Statistics
Wales

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 21 (46.67%) Visualisation
1 21 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) SQL
4 11 (24.44%) Java
4 11 (24.44%) Scrum
5 10 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 10 (22.22%) SAS
6 9 (20.00%) Perl
7 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.78%) Finance
7 8 (17.78%) Degree
8 7 (15.56%) JIRA
8 7 (15.56%) Test Management
8 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (15.56%) CentOS
8 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (15.56%) Product Management
8 7 (15.56%) Perforce
8 7 (15.56%) TDD
8 7 (15.56%) Objective-C
8 7 (15.56%) Korn
8 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
8 7 (15.56%) DVB
8 7 (15.56%) JUnit
8 7 (15.56%) Linux
8 7 (15.56%) Client/Server
8 7 (15.56%) TestLink
8 7 (15.56%) User Experience
8 7 (15.56%) Jenkins

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (22.22%) SAS
2 7 (15.56%) Confluence
3 4 (8.89%) OpenROAD
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) EViews
3 1 (2.22%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) DVB
2 4 (8.89%) HTTP
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Ingres
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) JUnit
1 7 (15.56%) JIRA
1 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
1 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
1 7 (15.56%) TestLink
2 4 (8.89%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.89%) Xcode
3 1 (2.22%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Advertising
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Analyst
1 11 (24.44%) Programmer
1 11 (24.44%) Software Programmer
2 6 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Software Development Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Development Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Quality Manager
5 2 (4.44%) QA Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 3 (6.67%) Spring
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) XML
3 2 (4.44%) WCF
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.44%) PrimeFaces
3 2 (4.44%) JSF
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.22%) JSP
4 1 (2.22%) Java EE
4 1 (2.22%) JAX-WS
4 1 (2.22%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Visualisation
1 21 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 7 (15.56%) Client/Server
3 7 (15.56%) User Experience
4 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.67%) Economics
5 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
6 2 (4.44%) Open Source
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
1 7 (15.56%) CentOS
1 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Scrum
3 7 (15.56%) TDD
3 7 (15.56%) Test Management
3 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (15.56%) Product Management
3 7 (15.56%) BDD
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.11%) Change Control
5 5 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (8.89%) Bug Management
6 4 (8.89%) Predictive Modelling
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.89%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Analytics
7 3 (6.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 11 (24.44%) Java
3 9 (20.00%) Perl
4 7 (15.56%) Objective-C
4 7 (15.56%) Korn
4 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.44%) VB
6 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) R
7 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Basel II
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
2 7 (15.56%) Perforce
3 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos