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 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
Statistician
Rank 893 892 901
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Statistician 11 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.013% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 9
Average salary £55,000 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.76% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,920 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £32,920 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+67.07% -12.21%

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
106613 103834 110631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.68% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88722 84404 95272
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,430 £26,500 £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 17 December 2014 within the UK.

Statistician Salary Histogram in the UK

Statistician
Top 8 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 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 -1 9 £55,000 +61.76% 2
London +28 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
City of London +9 1 £70,000 +78.34%
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £80,000 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 - 2

Statistician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 37 (67.27%) R
2 30 (54.55%) Mathematics
3 26 (47.27%) PhD
3 26 (47.27%) Analytics
4 25 (45.45%) Java
5 23 (41.82%) MATLAB
5 23 (41.82%) Scala
5 23 (41.82%) Big Data
5 23 (41.82%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (41.82%) Algorithms
6 22 (40.00%) Statistics
7 21 (38.18%) Statistical Modelling
8 19 (34.55%) Computer Science
9 18 (32.73%) SQL
10 16 (29.09%) Physics
11 15 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
11 15 (27.27%) Marketing
12 14 (25.45%) SAS
13 13 (23.64%) Finance
14 12 (21.82%) Economics
14 12 (21.82%) Hadoop
14 12 (21.82%) MapReduce
14 12 (21.82%) Mahout
14 12 (21.82%) Big Data Analytics
14 12 (21.82%) Data Analytics
14 12 (21.82%) Information Retrieval
14 12 (21.82%) Cascading
15 11 (20.00%) PHP
15 11 (20.00%) Data Mining
15 11 (20.00%) Microsoft

Statistician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 14 (25.45%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) SPSS
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
2 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) Big Data
2 12 (21.82%) Hadoop
2 12 (21.82%) Mahout
3 11 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 6 (10.91%) Base SAS
4 6 (10.91%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (27.27%) Marketing
2 13 (23.64%) Finance
3 11 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 6 (10.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 30 (54.55%) Mathematics
2 23 (41.82%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (41.82%) Algorithms
3 22 (40.00%) Statistics
4 19 (34.55%) Computer Science
5 16 (29.09%) Physics
6 12 (21.82%) Economics
7 11 (20.00%) Credit Risk
8 8 (14.55%) Visualisation
9 6 (10.91%) FMCG
10 4 (7.27%) Open Source
10 4 (7.27%) Psychology
10 4 (7.27%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Analytics
2 21 (38.18%) Statistical Modelling
3 15 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
4 12 (21.82%) Data Analytics
4 12 (21.82%) Big Data Analytics
4 12 (21.82%) MapReduce
4 12 (21.82%) Information Retrieval
5 11 (20.00%) Validation
6 6 (10.91%) Cluster Analysis
6 6 (10.91%) Customer Insight
6 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.27%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.27%) Web Analytics
7 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.27%) Campaign Analysis
7 4 (7.27%) Propensity Modelling
7 4 (7.27%) Bayesian Methods
8 3 (5.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) R
2 25 (45.45%) Java
3 23 (41.82%) MATLAB
3 23 (41.82%) Scala
4 18 (32.73%) SQL
5 11 (20.00%) PHP
6 6 (10.91%) Python
7 4 (7.27%) C
8 2 (3.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) PhD
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Google
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