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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistician
Rank 883 913 897
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Statistician 7 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.017% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.018% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 7
Average salary £57,000 £62,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.80% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £43,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £78,000 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £47,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +58.33%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Statistician Salary Histogram in the UK

Statistician
Top 12 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 24 April 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
England -1 5 £57,000 -8.80%
City of London +29 3 £57,000 -18.57%
London +15 3 £57,000 -8.80%
Scotland - 2 - -
East of England +21 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Cambridgeshire +13 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Surrey - 1 £42,500 -
South East - 1 £42,500 -
Reigate - 1 £42,500 -
Ayrshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Statistician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (80.00%) R
2 11 (73.33%) Statistics
2 11 (73.33%) Mathematics
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) MS Office
3 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (53.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 8 (53.33%) SAS
4 8 (53.33%) SPSS
4 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (46.67%) Campaign Analysis
5 7 (46.67%) Propensity Modelling
5 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
5 7 (46.67%) Economics
5 7 (46.67%) Psychology
6 6 (40.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Physics
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Data Management
7 3 (20.00%) VBA
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
8 2 (13.33%) MS Access
8 2 (13.33%) PhD
8 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) MATLAB

Statistician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (53.33%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Office
2 8 (53.33%) SPSS
3 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Mahout
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Statistics
1 11 (73.33%) Mathematics
2 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (46.67%) Economics
3 7 (46.67%) Psychology
4 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (20.00%) Physics
5 2 (13.33%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.67%) Life Science
6 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
6 1 (6.67%) Telematics
6 1 (6.67%) Biology
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (53.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Campaign Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Propensity Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Business Development
6 1 (6.67%) Cluster Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) MapReduce
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) R
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VBA
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PhD
3 1 (6.67%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) TOWER Software