The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 304 351 346
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -5
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 985 984 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 0.90% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.46% 2.13% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 810 677 692
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40062 46237 45967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.10% 42.19% 40.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32794 37084 35828
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Statistics
Salary Trend

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

Statistics Salary Trend in the UK

Statistics
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Statistics over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 within the UK.

Statistics Salary Histogram in the UK

Statistics
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 918 £45,000 - 123
London +11 483 £56,125 +12.25% 50
South East +63 230 £40,000 -11.11% 24
City of London +45 87 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Berkshire +26 62 £37,500 -31.81% 6
Wales +20 48 £49,750 +48.50% 3
Hampshire +13 48 £32,500 -22.15% 6
North West +9 42 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Surrey +35 40 £47,500 +5.55% 6
South Wales +24 40 £30,000 -18.91% 2
West Midlands +7 39 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Yorkshire +22 38 £36,000 +18.03% 6
South West -13 38 £28,000 -15.15% 14
West Yorkshire +23 34 £35,000 +16.66% 6
East of England +4 30 £55,000 +37.50% 9
Leeds +35 29 £26,220 -19.32% 4
Brighton - 28 £42,500 - 2
East Sussex - 28 £42,500 - 2
Manchester +2 25 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Cambridgeshire +5 23 £55,000 +23.59% 5
Newport +8 21 £52,500 +73.55%
Bracknell +11 20 £37,500 +0.67% 2
West Sussex +15 17 £46,500 -7.00% 1
East Midlands -7 16 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Buckinghamshire +16 14 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Milton Keynes +12 14 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Cambridge -3 14 £53,750 +20.78% 5
Birmingham -13 14 £33,750 -25.00%
Southampton -3 13 £32,500 -40.90% 3
Slough +30 12 £55,000 -

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Statistics.

1 683 (35.46%) SQL
2 678 (35.20%) Mathematics
3 672 (34.89%) Degree
4 647 (33.59%) Analytics
5 575 (29.85%) Finance
6 554 (28.76%) Python
7 481 (24.97%) Analytical Skills
8 479 (24.87%) Computer Science
9 451 (23.42%) Machine Learning
10 374 (19.42%) R
11 308 (15.99%) Data Analysis
12 296 (15.37%) Marketing
13 286 (14.85%) Big Data
14 258 (13.40%) Data Mining
15 257 (13.34%) Agile Software Development
16 256 (13.29%) Java
17 254 (13.19%) PhD
18 250 (12.98%) Algorithms
19 249 (12.93%) SQL Server
20 234 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
21 233 (12.10%) SAS
22 230 (11.94%) Microsoft
23 228 (11.84%) ITIL
24 222 (11.53%) C++
25 204 (10.59%) Windows
26 193 (10.02%) Data Analytics
27 187 (9.71%) Physics
28 182 (9.45%) Linux
29 181 (9.40%) MS Excel
30 171 (8.88%) Visualisation

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 233 (12.10%) SAS
2 128 (6.65%) Apache Spark
3 43 (2.23%) Apache
4 37 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 32 (1.66%) IIS
6 25 (1.30%) Apache Pig
7 21 (1.09%) Skype for Business
8 20 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 19 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
10 15 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (0.73%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.47%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.36%) CMS
13 7 (0.36%) Confluence
13 7 (0.36%) WordPress
14 5 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (0.21%) Drupal
16 3 (0.16%) ArcGIS
16 3 (0.16%) Captiva
Applications
1 181 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 132 (6.85%) SPSS
3 110 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 101 (5.24%) MS Office
5 25 (1.30%) Stata
6 16 (0.83%) GNU Octave
7 10 (0.52%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.26%) EViews
10 4 (0.21%) Weka
11 3 (0.16%) Mathematica
11 3 (0.16%) MS Project
12 2 (0.10%) CPLEX
12 2 (0.10%) Maple
12 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.10%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.052%) Gephi
13 1 (0.052%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 20 (1.04%) FastStats
2 13 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle AML
5 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.052%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.052%) Magento
7 1 (0.052%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.052%) Revive Adserver
7 1 (0.052%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.02%) Google Analytics
3 37 (1.92%) Office 365
4 24 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
6 18 (0.93%) GitHub
7 17 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
8 15 (0.78%) SoftLayer
9 14 (0.73%) Mimecast
9 14 (0.73%) Sumo Logic
10 12 (0.62%) SaaS
11 10 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.52%) Google Play
12 5 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
14 3 (0.16%) IaaS
14 3 (0.16%) iTunes
15 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 85 (4.41%) Wireless
2 81 (4.21%) Internet
3 71 (3.69%) LAN
3 71 (3.69%) WAN
4 66 (3.43%) Firewall
5 47 (2.44%) DNS
5 47 (2.44%) Intranet
5 47 (2.44%) VPN
6 45 (2.34%) Network Security
7 41 (2.13%) SAN
7 41 (2.13%) SMS
8 33 (1.71%) TCP/IP
9 25 (1.30%) DHCP
10 24 (1.25%) VLAN
11 23 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (1.19%) IP Telephony
11 23 (1.19%) SSL
12 21 (1.09%) HTTP
12 21 (1.09%) VoIP
13 20 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (14.85%) Big Data
2 258 (13.40%) Data Mining
3 249 (12.93%) SQL Server
4 163 (8.46%) Hadoop
5 110 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 96 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
7 90 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 74 (3.84%) Relational Database
9 67 (3.48%) MySQL
10 63 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 62 (3.22%) Apache Hive
12 58 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
13 50 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 47 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
15 42 (2.18%) MongoDB
16 41 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 38 (1.97%) QlikView
18 36 (1.87%) RDBMS
18 36 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
19 28 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 28 (1.45%) Jenkins
1 28 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (1.09%) JIRA
3 20 (1.04%) NUnit
4 19 (0.99%) Vagrant
5 17 (0.88%) Maven
6 16 (0.83%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.78%) Subversion
8 13 (0.67%) Ranorex
8 13 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (0.52%) Xcode
10 7 (0.36%) Selenium
11 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (0.16%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.10%) ERwin
14 2 (0.10%) JMeter
14 2 (0.10%) LoadRunner
14 2 (0.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 575 (29.85%) Finance
2 296 (15.37%) Marketing
3 115 (5.97%) Retail
4 84 (4.36%) Games
5 77 (4.00%) Banking
6 73 (3.79%) Telecoms
7 40 (2.08%) Front Office
8 33 (1.71%) Publishing
9 32 (1.66%) Advertising
10 25 (1.30%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.19%) Automotive
12 21 (1.09%) French Language
13 19 (0.99%) Law
13 19 (0.99%) Manufacturing
14 18 (0.93%) International Banking
14 18 (0.93%) Local Government
15 15 (0.78%) Spanish Language
16 14 (0.73%) Legal
17 13 (0.67%) Electronics
18 12 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 402 (20.87%) Analyst
2 323 (16.77%) Data Scientist
3 271 (14.07%) Developer
4 134 (6.96%) Data Analyst
5 105 (5.45%) Service Manager
6 87 (4.52%) Senior Data Scientist
7 77 (4.00%) DBA
8 76 (3.95%) Administrator
9 74 (3.84%) Junior
10 72 (3.74%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 64 (3.32%) Consultant
11 64 (3.32%) SQL DBA
12 59 (3.06%) Delivery Manager
13 53 (2.75%) Insight Analyst
14 52 (2.70%) Services Delivery Manager
15 47 (2.44%) Graduate
16 46 (2.39%) Quantitative Developer
17 45 (2.34%) Network Engineer
18 42 (2.18%) IT Manager
18 42 (2.18%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (4.78%) .NET
2 83 (4.31%) HTML
3 59 (3.06%) Natural Language Processing
4 50 (2.60%) Flash
5 49 (2.54%) NumPy
6 42 (2.18%) CSS
7 36 (1.87%) XML
8 31 (1.61%) Web Services
9 29 (1.51%) SciPy
10 28 (1.45%) Pandas
11 27 (1.40%) RESTful
12 24 (1.25%) ASP.NET
13 23 (1.19%) Django
13 23 (1.19%) MDX
14 22 (1.14%) Spring
15 21 (1.09%) HTML5
16 19 (0.99%) Flask
16 19 (0.99%) REST
17 18 (0.93%) AngularJS
17 18 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 678 (35.20%) Mathematics
2 481 (24.97%) Analytical Skills
3 479 (24.87%) Computer Science
4 250 (12.98%) Algorithms
5 187 (9.71%) Physics
6 171 (8.88%) Visualisation
7 135 (7.01%) Data Centre
7 135 (7.01%) Economics
8 130 (6.75%) Management Information System
9 87 (4.52%) User Experience
10 78 (4.05%) Artificial Intelligence
11 69 (3.58%) Hedge funds
12 49 (2.54%) Neural Network
13 43 (2.23%) Social Media
14 42 (2.18%) Fintech
15 41 (2.13%) Credit Risk
16 39 (2.02%) Mobile App
17 37 (1.92%) Data Structures
18 35 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 34 (1.77%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 204 (10.59%) Windows
2 182 (9.45%) Linux
3 110 (5.71%) Unix
4 61 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 38 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 37 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 29 (1.51%) Android
7 29 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (1.04%) CentOS
10 14 (0.73%) Windows Phone
11 13 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.52%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.26%) Debian
15 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.16%) Solaris
17 1 (0.052%) VMS
17 1 (0.052%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (33.59%) Analytics
2 451 (23.42%) Machine Learning
3 308 (15.99%) Data Analysis
4 257 (13.34%) Agile Software Development
5 234 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
6 228 (11.84%) ITIL
7 193 (10.02%) Data Analytics
8 154 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 151 (7.84%) Service Delivery
10 137 (7.11%) Predictive Modelling
11 136 (7.06%) Data Modelling
12 135 (7.01%) Statistical Modelling
13 106 (5.50%) Mentoring
14 104 (5.40%) Statistical Analysis
15 101 (5.24%) Operations Research
16 97 (5.04%) ETL
17 96 (4.98%) E-Commerce
18 95 (4.93%) OO
18 95 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
19 93 (4.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 683 (35.46%) SQL
2 554 (28.76%) Python
3 374 (19.42%) R
4 256 (13.29%) Java
5 222 (11.53%) C++
6 130 (6.75%) C#
7 127 (6.59%) MATLAB
8 94 (4.88%) JavaScript
9 86 (4.47%) Scala
10 78 (4.05%) PowerShell
11 75 (3.89%) T-SQL
12 64 (3.32%) VBA
13 61 (3.17%) C
14 47 (2.44%) Ruby
15 43 (2.23%) Perl
16 28 (1.45%) Bash Shell
17 27 (1.40%) Clojure
17 27 (1.40%) PHP
18 24 (1.25%) Haskell
19 22 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 672 (34.89%) Degree
2 254 (13.19%) PhD
3 65 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (2.18%) CCNA
4 42 (2.18%) ISEB
5 38 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (1.92%) Security Cleared
7 35 (1.82%) CCNP
8 32 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (1.35%) MCSA
10 21 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (1.04%) CCIE
12 16 (0.83%) RHCA
12 16 (0.83%) RHCSA
13 14 (0.73%) Postgraduate
14 13 (0.67%) MCSE
15 11 (0.57%) SC Cleared
16 10 (0.52%) DV Cleared
17 9 (0.47%) OCP
17 9 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (8.52%) SLA
2 82 (4.26%) QA
3 49 (2.54%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.52%) COBIT
8 6 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.16%) BS7799
10 2 (0.10%) Basel III
10 2 (0.10%) ISO13485
10 2 (0.10%) MiFID
10 2 (0.10%) SDET
11 1 (0.052%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 97 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 77 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 24 (1.25%) vSphere
4 17 (0.88%) XenApp
5 15 (0.78%) Terminal Services
6 14 (0.73%) Docker
7 10 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.47%) BitLocker
9 8 (0.42%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.21%) NFS
11 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.21%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.21%) XenServer
12 3 (0.16%) HDFS
13 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.052%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (1.19%) Puppet
2 22 (1.14%) SCCM
3 20 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.99%) Nagios
5 14 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.52%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
7 9 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (0.42%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.21%) Netcool
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.21%) Perfmon
10 4 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.16%) logstash
11 3 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 230 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 123 (6.39%) Oracle
3 104 (5.40%) Cisco
4 87 (4.52%) Tableau
5 78 (4.05%) VMware
6 76 (3.95%) Citrix
7 72 (3.74%) Google
8 41 (2.13%) Cadence
8 41 (2.13%) SolarWinds
9 40 (2.08%) HP
10 39 (2.02%) Red Hat
11 34 (1.77%) SAP
11 34 (1.77%) Splunk
12 31 (1.61%) IBM
13 27 (1.40%) Remedy
14 25 (1.30%) Facebook
15 19 (0.99%) Adobe
15 19 (0.99%) Juniper
16 18 (0.93%) Apple
16 18 (0.93%) Avaya
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £450 - £550 per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £47500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent training
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + pension + benefits +allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Talent Spa
Salary: £50-55k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £38,000 - £45,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32168.00 - £37797.00 per annum + pension + benefits +allowance
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago