The table below looks at the statistics for Predictive Analytics skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Predictive Analytics over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Predictive Analytics
Rank 812 861 860
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -1
Permanent jobs citing Predictive Analytics 92 45 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.041% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.050% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 83 28 45
Average salary £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,880 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.02% +4.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92632 89611 92231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.27% 81.71% 79.49%
Number of salaries quoted 76342 72005 78488
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Predictive Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Predictive Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics within the UK.

Predictive Analytics Salary Trend in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 within the UK.

Predictive Analytics Salary Histogram in the UK

Predictive Analytics
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Predictive Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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
England +50 87 £55,000 -15.38% 8
London +52 49 £57,500 -2.12% 5
South East +2 19 £55,000 -30.15%
Surrey - 17 £55,000 -
Guildford - 17 £55,000 -
City of London +14 7 £75,000 +114.28% 3
Yorkshire -21 6 £90,000 +111.76% 2
West Midlands - 6 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £55,000 -
East of England -26 3 £42,900 -48.43%
South Wales - 3 £29,000 -
South West - 3 £40,000 -
Wales - 3 £29,000 -
Scotland +2 2 £50,000 +10.49%
North West -6 2 £45,000 -0.55%
Leeds -12 2 £53,750 +26.47% 1
West Yorkshire -16 2 £53,750 +26.47% 2
Caerphilly - 2 £29,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £52,500 -
Glasgow +6 1 - -
Norfolk +5 1 £42,900 -48.43%
Norwich 0 1 £42,900 -48.43%
Edinburgh -1 1 £50,000 +10.49%
Berkshire -5 1 £75,000 -4.76%
Manchester -24 1 £50,000 +10.49%
Newport - 1 £42,500 -
Street - 1 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £62,500 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £40,000 -

Predictive Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Predictive Analytics 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 Predictive Analytics.

1 130 (100.00%) Analytics
2 84 (64.62%) Big Data
3 71 (54.62%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (36.92%) R
5 45 (34.62%) Machine Learning
6 40 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (27.69%) Statistics
8 35 (26.92%) Hadoop
9 34 (26.15%) SQL
9 34 (26.15%) Computer Science
10 33 (25.38%) SAS
11 32 (24.62%) Python
11 32 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (24.62%) Marketing
12 30 (23.08%) Oracle
12 30 (23.08%) QlikView
12 30 (23.08%) Algorithms
13 29 (22.31%) Java
13 29 (22.31%) Degree
14 28 (21.54%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (20.77%) Mathematics
15 27 (20.77%) Visualisation
16 26 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 26 (20.00%) Tableau
17 25 (19.23%) Microsoft
18 24 (18.46%) Statistical Modelling
19 22 (16.92%) Artificial Intelligence
19 22 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 21 (16.15%) Performance Management
21 20 (15.38%) Neural Network

Predictive Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Predictive Analytics 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 Predictive Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (25.38%) SAS
2 15 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.85%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.08%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (12.31%) SPSS
2 2 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.77%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.77%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.08%) SaaS
3 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) Broadband
1 1 (0.77%) HTTP
1 1 (0.77%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (64.62%) Big Data
2 35 (26.92%) Hadoop
3 30 (23.08%) QlikView
4 28 (21.54%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 22 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (9.23%) Data Mining
9 12 (9.23%) Apache Hive
10 11 (8.46%) HBase
11 10 (7.69%) MongoDB
11 10 (7.69%) NoSQL
12 7 (5.38%) MySQL
13 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
13 6 (4.62%) IBM InfoSphere
14 5 (3.85%) DataStage
14 5 (3.85%) Data Mart
14 5 (3.85%) Pentaho
15 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.54%) Selenium
3 1 (0.77%) Maven
General
1 32 (24.62%) Marketing
2 18 (13.85%) Retail
2 18 (13.85%) Finance
3 6 (4.62%) Advertising
4 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.85%) Banking
5 4 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.31%) Back Office
6 3 (2.31%) Games
7 2 (1.54%) French Language
7 2 (1.54%) German Language
7 2 (1.54%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.54%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.77%) Electronics
8 1 (0.77%) Law
8 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (21.54%) Data Scientist
2 25 (19.23%) Consultant
3 24 (18.46%) Analyst
4 21 (16.15%) Developer
5 17 (13.08%) Business Consultant
6 16 (12.31%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Consultant
7 15 (11.54%) Microsoft BI Consultant
8 13 (10.00%) Data Analyst
9 12 (9.23%) Architect
9 12 (9.23%) Java Developer
10 10 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (6.15%) Insight Analyst
12 7 (5.38%) Data Architect
13 6 (4.62%) Head of Business Intelligence
14 5 (3.85%) Principal Consultant
14 5 (3.85%) Senior Business Consultant
14 5 (3.85%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
14 5 (3.85%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
15 4 (3.08%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.54%) .NET
2 11 (8.46%) D3.js
3 7 (5.38%) HTML
4 6 (4.62%) jQuery
5 3 (2.31%) Web Services
6 2 (1.54%) RHadoop
6 2 (1.54%) Django
6 2 (1.54%) HTML5
6 2 (1.54%) Java EE
7 1 (0.77%) XML
7 1 (0.77%) J2EE
7 1 (0.77%) JDBC
7 1 (0.77%) JSP
7 1 (0.77%) SOAP
7 1 (0.77%) UDDI
7 1 (0.77%) WSDL
7 1 (0.77%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.77%) Matplotlib
7 1 (0.77%) REST
7 1 (0.77%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (27.69%) Statistics
3 34 (26.15%) Computer Science
4 30 (23.08%) Algorithms
5 27 (20.77%) Mathematics
5 27 (20.77%) Visualisation
6 22 (16.92%) Artificial Intelligence
7 20 (15.38%) Neural Network
8 15 (11.54%) Mobile App
9 7 (5.38%) Credit Risk
10 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
11 5 (3.85%) Applied Mathematics
11 5 (3.85%) Economics
12 4 (3.08%) Data Integration
12 4 (3.08%) Open Source
13 3 (2.31%) Physics
13 3 (2.31%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (2.31%) Social Network
13 3 (2.31%) Performance Metrics
14 2 (1.54%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (100.00%) Analytics
2 71 (54.62%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (34.62%) Machine Learning
4 32 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (18.46%) Statistical Modelling
6 21 (16.15%) Performance Management
7 16 (12.31%) Waterfall
7 16 (12.31%) Scrum
7 16 (12.31%) Data Modelling
7 16 (12.31%) Kimball Methodology
8 15 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
9 13 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 13 (10.00%) Data Management
10 12 (9.23%) Data Analytics
11 11 (8.46%) Data Visualisation
12 10 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.69%) MapReduce
12 10 (7.69%) Bayesian Methods
13 9 (6.92%) Data Governance
13 9 (6.92%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (36.92%) R
2 34 (26.15%) SQL
3 32 (24.62%) Python
4 29 (22.31%) Java
5 6 (4.62%) C++
6 5 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.85%) VBA
7 3 (2.31%) C#
8 2 (1.54%) Scala
9 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.77%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.77%) Clojure
9 1 (0.77%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.77%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 29 (22.31%) Degree
2 13 (10.00%) PhD
3 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.31%) MBA
5 2 (1.54%) PMP
5 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) HDFS
Vendors
1 30 (23.08%) Oracle
2 26 (20.00%) Tableau
3 25 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.00%) Google
5 12 (9.23%) IBM
6 11 (8.46%) Business Objects
7 8 (6.15%) Cognos
8 6 (4.62%) Informatica
8 6 (4.62%) Teradata
9 5 (3.85%) SAP
9 5 (3.85%) Adobe
9 5 (3.85%) Talend
10 3 (2.31%) Ab Initio
10 3 (2.31%) Greenplum
10 3 (2.31%) MapR
10 3 (2.31%) Hortonworks
10 3 (2.31%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.77%) Chordiant
12 1 (0.77%) Cognizant
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