The table below looks at the statistics for S-PLUS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited S-PLUS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Insightful S-PLUS
Rank 868 855 867
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing S-PLUS 35 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Applications category 0.20% 0.055% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 13
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £41,800 £29,140
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £170,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £50,000 £34,150
% change year-on-year
-48.50% +46.41%

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

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17419 16404 16983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.09% 15.03% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13795 13582 14599
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%

S-PLUS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing S-PLUS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

S-PLUS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

S-PLUS
Salary Trend

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

S-PLUS Salary Trend in the UK

S-PLUS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing S-PLUS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

S-PLUS Salary Histogram in the UK

S-PLUS
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing S-PLUS within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 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 +13 35 £37,500 -30.23% 2
London +7 26 £37,500 -30.23% 2
Staffordshire - 7 - -
West Midlands - 7 - -
City of London -5 2 £56,250 +29.31% 1
Watford - 2 £25,750 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £25,750 -
East of England - 2 £25,750 -

S-PLUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing S-PLUS 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 S-PLUS.

1 31 (54.39%) MATLAB
2 30 (52.63%) Analytics
3 29 (50.88%) SQL
4 28 (49.12%) Finance
5 18 (31.58%) Project Management
6 17 (29.82%) Python
7 16 (28.07%) Mathematics
8 15 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (26.32%) SPSS
8 15 (26.32%) Stata
8 15 (26.32%) R
9 14 (24.56%) SAS
9 14 (24.56%) Statistics
10 13 (22.81%) .NET
11 12 (21.05%) Asset Management
11 12 (21.05%) Hedge funds
12 11 (19.30%) Equity Research
12 11 (19.30%) Quantitative Analysis
12 11 (19.30%) Credit Risk
12 11 (19.30%) Financial Modelling
12 11 (19.30%) CFA
12 11 (19.30%) Portfolio Management
13 10 (17.54%) Fund Management
13 10 (17.54%) Oracle
13 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
13 10 (17.54%) Sybase
13 10 (17.54%) Equities
13 10 (17.54%) Fixed Income
13 10 (17.54%) Games
13 10 (17.54%) Financial Institution

S-PLUS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing S-PLUS 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 S-PLUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (24.56%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (26.32%) SPSS
1 15 (26.32%) Stata
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) iBeacon
2 1 (1.75%) LAN
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) Wireless
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) OLAP
2 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.75%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (49.12%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Financial Institution
2 10 (17.54%) Games
3 5 (8.77%) Law
3 5 (8.77%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.75%) Billing
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Quantitative Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Product Specialist
3 7 (12.28%) Team Leader
4 6 (10.53%) Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Insight Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Data Scientist
5 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Statistician
6 4 (7.02%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Product Manager
7 3 (5.26%) IT Support
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.51%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) HTML
2 3 (5.26%) Flash
2 3 (5.26%) WCF
2 3 (5.26%) WPF
2 3 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (1.75%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Mathematics
2 14 (24.56%) Statistics
3 12 (21.05%) Hedge funds
4 11 (19.30%) Credit Risk
5 10 (17.54%) Fixed Income
5 10 (17.54%) Equities
6 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
7 5 (8.77%) Online Games
7 5 (8.77%) Data Integration
7 5 (8.77%) Physics
8 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
8 4 (7.02%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (3.51%) Life Science
10 1 (1.75%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Analytics
2 18 (31.58%) Project Management
3 15 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (21.05%) Asset Management
5 11 (19.30%) Portfolio Management
5 11 (19.30%) Quantitative Analysis
5 11 (19.30%) Financial Modelling
5 11 (19.30%) Equity Research
6 10 (17.54%) Fund Management
7 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
9 5 (8.77%) Machine Learning
10 4 (7.02%) Bayesian Methods
10 4 (7.02%) Scrum
10 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.02%) Validation
11 3 (5.26%) MVC
11 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.26%) iOS Development
11 3 (5.26%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) MATLAB
2 29 (50.88%) SQL
3 17 (29.82%) Python
4 15 (26.32%) R
5 4 (7.02%) C++
6 3 (5.26%) Java
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.26%) C#
6 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) CFA
2 5 (8.77%) PhD
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
1 10 (17.54%) Sybase
2 7 (12.28%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (8.77%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Facebook
4 1 (1.75%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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