The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 306 310 374
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +64
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1006 908 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.84% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.73% 2.55% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 759 679 653
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36869 35567 38805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.52% 32.71% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29225 28763 32851
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Statistics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(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 -5 948 £42,500 - 108
London +6 539 £50,000 +5.26% 53
City of London +37 184 £50,000 -9.09% 23
South East +14 181 £40,500 +6.57% 18
Surrey +36 67 £40,000 +23.07% 5
North West +22 59 £37,500 -11.76% 11
East of England +27 54 £41,000 +2.50% 5
Berkshire -3 39 £28,000 -23.28% 5
South West -22 38 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Cambridgeshire +33 34 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Midlands +1 33 £36,000 -15.29% 4
Scotland -2 33 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire -61 33 £36,250 +11.53% 9
Hampshire -12 31 £42,500 +3.65% 1
Manchester +14 30 £37,500 -19.35% 5
Cheshire +12 24 £45,000 +35.33% 2
Bracknell +17 22 £23,500 -27.69% 1
Leeds -38 22 £42,000 +21.73% 4
West Yorkshire -59 22 £42,000 +29.23% 6
Cambridge +23 21 £37,500 -26.47% 2
Wiltshire +6 21 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Birmingham +12 18 £35,000 -17.64%
Edinburgh -18 17 £45,000 +42.85%
Swindon -4 13 £35,000 -53.33% 1
Reading +5 12 £29,000 +23.40% 2
Oxford +8 11 £31,750 -8.63% 1
Oxfordshire +2 11 £31,750 -8.63% 2
Chester +9 10 £27,176 -18.26% 1
Southampton +7 10 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 10 £23,500 -44.70%

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Statistics also 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 that cited Statistics.

1 919 (43.70%) Degree
2 855 (40.66%) SQL
3 807 (38.37%) Mathematics
4 643 (30.58%) Finance
5 629 (29.91%) Analytics
6 416 (19.78%) Computer Science
7 396 (18.83%) SAS
8 391 (18.59%) Java
9 359 (17.07%) Marketing
10 311 (14.79%) Windows
11 306 (14.55%) Microsoft
12 299 (14.22%) Python
13 294 (13.98%) R
14 291 (13.84%) Data Analysis
15 280 (13.31%) MS Excel
16 255 (12.13%) Big Data
17 244 (11.60%) Physics
18 242 (11.51%) Linux
19 241 (11.46%) Economics
20 233 (11.08%) SQL Server
21 229 (10.89%) Data Mining
22 225 (10.70%) Hadoop
23 219 (10.41%) Oracle
24 214 (10.18%) C++
25 208 (9.89%) ITIL
25 208 (9.89%) SPSS
26 193 (9.18%) PhD
26 193 (9.18%) Visualisation
27 192 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
28 191 (9.08%) C#

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Statistics also 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 that cited Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 396 (18.83%) SAS
2 79 (3.76%) IIS
3 66 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 49 (2.33%) CMS
5 40 (1.90%) Apache Pig
6 38 (1.81%) Apache
7 37 (1.76%) MS Exchange
8 25 (1.19%) Tomcat
9 22 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 22 (1.05%) Lync
10 21 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (0.90%) nginx
12 17 (0.81%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (0.38%) TIBCO EMS
15 8 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (0.33%) WordPress
17 6 (0.29%) Oracle 10gAS
17 6 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 280 (13.31%) MS Excel
2 208 (9.89%) SPSS
3 159 (7.56%) MS Office
4 91 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (1.62%) CPLEX
6 29 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (1.09%) Stata
8 16 (0.76%) MS Project
9 15 (0.71%) Photoshop
10 14 (0.67%) S-PLUS
11 12 (0.57%) MS Visio
12 10 (0.48%) Mathematica
13 8 (0.38%) InDesign
14 6 (0.29%) Vensim
15 5 (0.24%) FastStats
16 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
17 3 (0.14%) Weka
18 1 (0.048%) Maple
18 1 (0.048%) PowerPivot
18 1 (0.048%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 96 (4.56%) Google Analytics
2 40 (1.90%) WebTrends
3 34 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
4 29 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
5 28 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 21 (1.00%) SiteCatalyst
7 8 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
9 6 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
12 2 (0.095%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 24 (1.14%) SaaS
3 12 (0.57%) GitHub
4 8 (0.38%) Office 365
5 4 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.095%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.095%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.048%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.048%) Pure360
8 1 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.048%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (4.76%) Internet
2 86 (4.09%) DNS
3 78 (3.71%) WAN
4 73 (3.47%) Firewall
5 66 (3.14%) LAN
6 60 (2.85%) DHCP
7 58 (2.76%) TCP/IP
8 47 (2.23%) Intranet
9 39 (1.85%) VPN
10 34 (1.62%) MPLS
11 32 (1.52%) Wireless
12 30 (1.43%) SAN
13 28 (1.33%) VoIP
14 24 (1.14%) IP Telephony
15 19 (0.90%) PPP
16 17 (0.81%) VLAN
17 16 (0.76%) OSPF
17 16 (0.76%) BGP
18 15 (0.71%) Junos
18 15 (0.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (12.13%) Big Data
2 233 (11.08%) SQL Server
3 229 (10.89%) Data Mining
4 225 (10.70%) Hadoop
5 188 (8.94%) Relational Database
6 118 (5.61%) MySQL
7 100 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
8 99 (4.71%) NoSQL
9 87 (4.14%) Apache Hive
10 65 (3.09%) MongoDB
11 64 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 60 (2.85%) RDBMS
13 58 (2.76%) HBase
14 51 (2.43%) Base SAS
15 47 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
16 46 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 39 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 34 (1.62%) OLAP
19 32 (1.52%) Impala
20 31 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (2.71%) Git (software)
2 28 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (1.24%) Mercurial
4 23 (1.09%) Maven
4 23 (1.09%) Selenium
5 22 (1.05%) Visual Studio
6 21 (1.00%) Subversion
7 14 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 14 (0.67%) Cucumber
7 14 (0.67%) RSpec
8 13 (0.62%) JMeter
9 12 (0.57%) ClearCase
10 10 (0.48%) NUnit
10 10 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
11 7 (0.33%) GCC
11 7 (0.33%) GDB
12 6 (0.29%) CruiseControl
12 6 (0.29%) WebLogic Workshop
12 6 (0.29%) JUnit
13 5 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 643 (30.58%) Finance
2 359 (17.07%) Marketing
3 149 (7.09%) Retail
4 110 (5.23%) Banking
5 96 (4.56%) Telecoms
6 91 (4.33%) Advertising
7 63 (3.00%) Games
8 35 (1.66%) Front Office
9 32 (1.52%) Law
10 31 (1.47%) Legal
11 30 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 25 (1.19%) Billing
13 23 (1.09%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.81%) Electronics
15 17 (0.81%) Publishing
16 13 (0.62%) French Language
17 8 (0.38%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.38%) German Language
18 7 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 640 (30.43%) Analyst
2 365 (17.36%) Developer
3 177 (8.42%) Data Scientist
4 129 (6.13%) Senior Analyst
5 114 (5.42%) Consultant
6 112 (5.33%) Data Analyst
7 84 (3.99%) Java Developer
8 81 (3.85%) Graduate
9 79 (3.76%) Support Analyst
10 76 (3.61%) Insight Analyst
11 68 (3.23%) SAS Analyst
12 67 (3.19%) Applications Support
12 67 (3.19%) Software Engineer
13 65 (3.09%) Python Developer
14 55 (2.62%) Architect
14 55 (2.62%) Administrator
15 54 (2.57%) Programmer
15 54 (2.57%) DBA
16 50 (2.38%) Business Analyst
16 50 (2.38%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (8.51%) .NET
2 154 (7.32%) HTML
3 123 (5.85%) CSS
4 94 (4.47%) MapReduce
5 87 (4.14%) ASP.NET
6 84 (3.99%) jQuery
7 77 (3.66%) XML
8 60 (2.85%) .NET Framework
9 55 (2.62%) JSON
9 55 (2.62%) HTML5
10 50 (2.38%) CSS3
11 47 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (2.09%) Ajax
13 42 (2.00%) J2EE
14 40 (1.90%) JDBC
15 38 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 37 (1.76%) Web Services
17 34 (1.62%) Razor View Engine
18 33 (1.57%) REST
18 33 (1.57%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 807 (38.37%) Mathematics
2 416 (19.78%) Computer Science
3 244 (11.60%) Physics
4 241 (11.46%) Economics
5 193 (9.18%) Visualisation
6 92 (4.37%) Management Information System
7 73 (3.47%) Social Media
8 69 (3.28%) Credit Risk
9 52 (2.47%) Hedge funds
10 46 (2.19%) Digital Media
11 45 (2.14%) Applied Mathematics
12 40 (1.90%) Open Source
13 37 (1.76%) Biology
13 37 (1.76%) Life Science
13 37 (1.76%) Neural Network
14 36 (1.71%) Chemistry
15 34 (1.62%) Replication
15 34 (1.62%) Artificial Intelligence
16 32 (1.52%) Client/Server
17 25 (1.19%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 311 (14.79%) Windows
2 242 (11.51%) Linux
3 114 (5.42%) UNIX
4 57 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (2.28%) Solaris
6 47 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (2.19%) Windows 7
8 23 (1.09%) Android
9 22 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 18 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.81%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.48%) AIX
14 8 (0.38%) SUSE
15 7 (0.33%) HPUX
16 6 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.29%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.24%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.19%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 629 (29.91%) Analytics
2 291 (13.84%) Data Analysis
3 208 (9.89%) ITIL
4 192 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
5 166 (7.89%) Data Modelling
6 154 (7.32%) Project Management
7 144 (6.85%) OO
8 141 (6.70%) Machine Learning
9 138 (6.56%) Statistical Modelling
10 130 (6.18%) Service Delivery
11 126 (5.99%) Statistical Analysis
12 124 (5.90%) Software Engineering
13 123 (5.85%) CRM
14 118 (5.61%) Data Management
15 113 (5.37%) Predictive Modelling
16 112 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
17 95 (4.52%) Operations Research
18 93 (4.42%) Web Development
19 90 (4.28%) E-Commerce
20 87 (4.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 855 (40.66%) SQL
2 391 (18.59%) Java
3 299 (14.22%) Python
4 294 (13.98%) R
5 214 (10.18%) C++
6 191 (9.08%) C#
7 144 (6.85%) JavaScript
8 125 (5.94%) MATLAB
9 107 (5.09%) VBA
10 75 (3.57%) Perl
11 73 (3.47%) C
12 61 (2.90%) T-SQL
13 52 (2.47%) PL/SQL
14 49 (2.33%) Ruby
15 42 (2.00%) PowerShell
16 41 (1.95%) VB
17 40 (1.90%) PHP
18 37 (1.76%) Shell Script
19 36 (1.71%) Bash Shell
20 22 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 919 (43.70%) Degree
2 193 (9.18%) PhD
3 77 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 67 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 56 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
6 53 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (2.47%) SC Cleared
8 43 (2.04%) CCNP
9 41 (1.95%) MCSE
10 35 (1.66%) CCNA
11 30 (1.43%) ISEB
12 29 (1.38%) DV Cleared
13 18 (0.86%) MCSA
13 18 (0.86%) MCP
14 16 (0.76%) CFA
14 16 (0.76%) ISTQB
15 14 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 10 (0.48%) CISSP
18 9 (0.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (6.70%) SLA
2 78 (3.71%) QA
3 22 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.67%) CDISC
6 9 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.14%) Basel III
8 3 (0.14%) Basel II
8 3 (0.14%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.095%) BS7799
9 2 (0.095%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.095%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.048%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.048%) COBIT
System Software
1 135 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 79 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.00%) ISA Server
4 18 (0.86%) XenApp
5 17 (0.81%) XenDesktop
6 13 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (0.62%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (0.48%) vSphere
10 7 (0.33%) UAG
11 6 (0.29%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.24%) HDFS
13 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.19%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.095%) Apache Flume
15 1 (0.048%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (1.19%) NetBackup
2 15 (0.71%) SCCM
3 11 (0.52%) Netcool
4 10 (0.48%) CiscoWorks
5 8 (0.38%) OpenView
5 8 (0.38%) Puppet
5 8 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.33%) WSUS
6 7 (0.33%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.29%) WMI
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle Statspack
7 6 (0.29%) OPNET
7 6 (0.29%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 6 (0.29%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 4 (0.19%) SCOM
9 4 (0.19%) Unicenter
9 4 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 306 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 219 (10.41%) Oracle
3 136 (6.47%) Google
4 111 (5.28%) Cisco
5 104 (4.95%) VMware
6 68 (3.23%) Citrix
7 41 (1.95%) Business Objects
7 41 (1.95%) HP
8 40 (1.90%) Juniper
9 37 (1.76%) Twitter
9 37 (1.76%) Omniture
10 30 (1.43%) SAP
10 30 (1.43%) IBM
11 29 (1.38%) SolarWinds
12 27 (1.28%) Sybase
13 26 (1.24%) Facebook
14 25 (1.19%) Avaya
14 25 (1.19%) Veritas
14 25 (1.19%) Nortel
15 24 (1.14%) Meridio
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + Free products each month
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30764 - £40558 per annum + NHS Package and London Weighting
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Volaris Exec
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + £20,000 BONUS + BENS
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SearchBi
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent and unique benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago