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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistician
Rank 858 852 887
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Statistician 46 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.009% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 5
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.43% -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,000 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £35,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -39.13%

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

Statistician Salary Histogram in the UK

Statistician
Top 10 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 18 September 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 -11 38 £60,000 +26.31% 5
London -5 28 £60,000 +50.00% 3
City of London +13 12 £61,250 +53.12% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 - - 1
Cambridge - 4 - - 1
East of England - 4 - - 1
West Midlands -23 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - -

Statistician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 65 (72.22%) R
2 61 (67.78%) PhD
2 61 (67.78%) Mathematics
3 58 (64.44%) Analytics
4 53 (58.89%) Computer Science
5 50 (55.56%) Physics
6 49 (54.44%) Java
7 48 (53.33%) MATLAB
7 48 (53.33%) Scala
8 39 (43.33%) Marketing
9 38 (42.22%) Hadoop
9 38 (42.22%) Information Retrieval
9 38 (42.22%) Cascading
9 38 (42.22%) MapReduce
9 38 (42.22%) Mahout
10 33 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (32.22%) Big Data
12 27 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
13 21 (23.33%) SAS
14 20 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
15 19 (21.11%) Data Analytics
15 19 (21.11%) Big Data Analytics
15 19 (21.11%) Statistics
16 17 (18.89%) SPSS
17 16 (17.78%) SQL
18 14 (15.56%) Validation
19 12 (13.33%) Visualisation
20 11 (12.22%) Statistical Analysis
20 11 (12.22%) Finance
20 11 (12.22%) Microsoft

Statistician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 21 (23.33%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) SPSS
2 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.44%) S-PLUS
3 4 (4.44%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (42.22%) Hadoop
1 38 (42.22%) Mahout
2 29 (32.22%) Big Data
3 10 (11.11%) Data Mining
4 7 (7.78%) Base SAS
4 7 (7.78%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (43.33%) Marketing
2 11 (12.22%) Finance
3 10 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 7 (7.78%) Retail
5 6 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.22%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 61 (67.78%) Mathematics
2 53 (58.89%) Computer Science
3 50 (55.56%) Physics
4 33 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (21.11%) Statistics
6 12 (13.33%) Visualisation
7 10 (11.11%) Credit Risk
8 9 (10.00%) Economics
9 8 (8.89%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (7.78%) FMCG
11 4 (4.44%) Applied Mathematics
11 4 (4.44%) Open Source
12 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (64.44%) Analytics
2 38 (42.22%) Information Retrieval
2 38 (42.22%) MapReduce
3 27 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
5 19 (21.11%) Data Analytics
5 19 (21.11%) Big Data Analytics
6 14 (15.56%) Validation
7 11 (12.22%) Statistical Analysis
8 9 (10.00%) Cluster Analysis
9 8 (8.89%) Web Analytics
9 8 (8.89%) Bayesian Methods
10 7 (7.78%) Customer Insight
10 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.56%) Data Analysis
12 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.44%) Machine Learning
13 3 (3.33%) Time Management
13 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
14 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 65 (72.22%) R
2 49 (54.44%) Java
3 48 (53.33%) MATLAB
3 48 (53.33%) Scala
4 16 (17.78%) SQL
5 10 (11.11%) PHP
6 9 (10.00%) Python
7 5 (5.56%) C++
8 4 (4.44%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (67.78%) PhD
2 4 (4.44%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) CDISC
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) Google
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