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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 73 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 7 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.02% 0.47% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% 1.01% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 13
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Statistics
Hampshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
245 398 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.87% 46.55% 41.56%
Number of salaries quoted 211 358 342
Average salary £42,500 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.28% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,480
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Statistics
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Statistics Salary Trend in Southampton

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) Mathematics
3 8 (57.14%) Physics
3 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 8 (57.14%) Algorithms
3 8 (57.14%) C++
3 8 (57.14%) UNIX
3 8 (57.14%) Solaris
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) HTTP
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
5 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Capita
5 4 (28.57%) VB
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
7 1 (7.14%) SAS

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) Essbase
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Scientist
4 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Mathematics
2 8 (57.14%) Physics
2 8 (57.14%) Algorithms
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
1 8 (57.14%) Solaris
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Capita