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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistician
Rank 914 944 928
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Statistician 20 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.006% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £67,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.74% +62.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £57,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £77,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - -

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Statistician Salary Histogram in the UK

Statistician
Top 14 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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 12 £40,000 -40.74% 4
Scotland +6 6 £33,000 -
East Lothian - 5 - -
South East - 5 £40,000 - 1
London +4 4 £44,250 -34.44% 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
East of England - 3 £50,000 - 1
Surrey - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £50,000 - 1
Egham - 3 £40,000 -
City of London +60 2 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £30,000 -
Winchester - 2 £30,000 -
Edinburgh +4 1 £33,000 -

Statistician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 18 (64.29%) Statistics
2 16 (57.14%) Degree
3 11 (39.29%) Mathematics
3 11 (39.29%) R
3 11 (39.29%) Algorithms
4 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 10 (35.71%) SAS
4 10 (35.71%) Finance
5 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (28.57%) Analytics
6 8 (28.57%) PhD
6 8 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
6 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
7 7 (25.00%) Life Science
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.00%) C++
7 7 (25.00%) Python
7 7 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
8 6 (21.43%) Machine Learning
8 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
9 5 (17.86%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
9 5 (17.86%) Biotechnology
9 5 (17.86%) VBA
9 5 (17.86%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
9 5 (17.86%) Charles River
10 4 (14.29%) Validation

Statistician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (35.71%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) GenStat
3 1 (3.57%) S-PLUS
3 1 (3.57%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Big Data
3 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.14%) GIS
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View
3 2 (7.14%) Power BI
3 2 (7.14%) PowerPivot
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.57%) Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Games
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Statistics
2 11 (39.29%) Algorithms
2 11 (39.29%) Mathematics
3 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.00%) Life Science
6 5 (17.86%) Biotechnology
7 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk
8 3 (10.71%) Biology
8 3 (10.71%) NHS
8 3 (10.71%) Physics
8 3 (10.71%) Reinsurance
8 3 (10.71%) Telematics
9 2 (7.14%) Derivative
9 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
9 2 (7.14%) Market Risk
10 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Analytics
1 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 8 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
2 6 (21.43%) Machine Learning
2 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
2 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
3 5 (17.86%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) Validation
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Customer Insight
5 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.71%) Time Management
6 2 (7.14%) Benchmarking
6 2 (7.14%) Data Management
6 2 (7.14%) Econometrics
6 2 (7.14%) Greeks
6 2 (7.14%) Linear Algebra
6 2 (7.14%) Linear Regression
6 2 (7.14%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) R
2 7 (25.00%) C++
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) VBA
5 3 (10.71%) ANSI SQL
6 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) Scala
7 1 (3.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Degree
2 8 (28.57%) PhD
3 2 (7.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Charles River
3 3 (10.71%) TOWER Software
4 2 (7.14%) ESRI
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
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