The table below looks at the statistics for the Statistician role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Statistician in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistician
Rank 870 884 867
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Statistician 8 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.009% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 17
Average salary £67,500 £38,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.32% -6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £27,600 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £41,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Statistician
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Statistician in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Statistician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Statistician
Salary Trend

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

Statistician Salary Trend in the UK

Statistician
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Statistician over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Statistician Salary Histogram in the UK

Statistician
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistician within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
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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
London 0 5 £67,500 +75.32%
England -8 5 £67,500 +75.32% 2
Scotland - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
City of London +4 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £80,000 -

Statistician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Statistician in their job title 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 with Statistician in their job title.

1 19 (82.61%) Mathematics
2 17 (73.91%) Statistics
2 17 (73.91%) R
3 16 (69.57%) SQL
4 15 (65.22%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (56.52%) PhD
6 12 (52.17%) Analytics
7 11 (47.83%) SAS
7 11 (47.83%) Economics
8 10 (43.48%) Marketing
9 9 (39.13%) Statistical Modelling
10 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
10 7 (30.43%) Statistical Analysis
10 7 (30.43%) Physics
10 7 (30.43%) Java
11 6 (26.09%) MS Office
11 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
11 6 (26.09%) SPSS
11 6 (26.09%) MATLAB
11 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
11 6 (26.09%) Psychology
11 6 (26.09%) Scala
11 6 (26.09%) Big Data
11 6 (26.09%) Campaign Analysis
11 6 (26.09%) Propensity Modelling
11 6 (26.09%) Algorithms
12 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
12 5 (21.74%) Python
12 5 (21.74%) Customer Insight

Statistician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Statistician in their job title 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 with Statistician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (47.83%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
1 6 (26.09%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Big Data
2 5 (21.74%) Base SAS
2 5 (21.74%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
3 3 (13.04%) Mahout
3 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (43.48%) Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 5 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Mathematics
2 17 (73.91%) Statistics
3 15 (65.22%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (47.83%) Economics
5 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
5 7 (30.43%) Physics
6 6 (26.09%) Psychology
6 6 (26.09%) Algorithms
7 5 (21.74%) FMCG
8 4 (17.39%) Applied Mathematics
8 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
8 4 (17.39%) Open Source
9 3 (13.04%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Analytics
2 9 (39.13%) Statistical Modelling
3 7 (30.43%) Statistical Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (26.09%) Campaign Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Propensity Modelling
5 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 5 (21.74%) Customer Insight
6 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Bayesian Methods
7 3 (13.04%) Information Retrieval
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) MapReduce
7 3 (13.04%) Validation
8 1 (4.35%) Cluster Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) R
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) MATLAB
4 6 (26.09%) Scala
5 5 (21.74%) Python
6 4 (17.39%) C
7 3 (13.04%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) PhD
2 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft