The 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 324 314 327
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 976 943 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.87% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.28% 2.20% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 632 762 722
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%

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
42813 42961 44531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.50% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33853 34958 37144
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -18 879 £41,500 -7.77% 122
London -41 427 £50,000 -1.96% 41
South East +27 187 £42,500 +13.33% 25
City of London +4 127 £50,000 -13.04% 9
Berkshire +32 70 £28,000 -20.00% 5
North West -14 61 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Wales +39 60 £32,500 -7.14% 5
South Wales +45 59 £32,750 -6.42% 5
Yorkshire -31 57 £32,500 -13.33% 15
Newport +49 54 £33,000 -63.33%
Bracknell +36 49 £10,000 -77.14% 1
South West -1 44 £35,000 -10.25% 9
East of England -21 44 £40,000 +14.28% 9
West Midlands -13 39 £36,250 -39.58% 9
Hampshire -8 38 £43,750 +45.83% 2
West Yorkshire -34 37 £32,500 -18.75% 8
Cheshire +6 31 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Leeds -27 30 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Surrey +4 27 £45,500 +21.33% 2
Manchester -16 26 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Cambridgeshire +19 22 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Cambridge +9 20 £50,000 +58.73% 2
Oxfordshire +11 18 £47,500 -36.66% 5
Buckinghamshire +4 16 £32,000 -41.81% 3
Oxford +19 15 £47,500 -44.11% 2
Hertfordshire -20 15 £40,000 +19.40% 3
Reading +5 13 £24,000 -36.00% 3
Macclesfield - 13 £40,000 - 3
Scotland -20 12 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Warwickshire +8 11 £55,000 +19.56% 5

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 818 (41.35%) SQL
2 787 (39.79%) Degree
3 743 (37.56%) Mathematics
4 621 (31.40%) Analytical Skills
5 578 (29.22%) Finance
6 576 (29.12%) Analytics
7 357 (18.05%) SAS
8 343 (17.34%) Computer Science
9 327 (16.53%) Microsoft
10 326 (16.48%) Java
11 321 (16.23%) Marketing
12 307 (15.52%) Data Analysis
13 292 (14.76%) Windows
14 277 (14.00%) MS Excel
15 253 (12.79%) SQL Server
16 246 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
17 245 (12.39%) Visualisation
18 238 (12.03%) Python
19 232 (11.73%) R
20 230 (11.63%) Algorithms
21 221 (11.17%) Oracle
22 219 (11.07%) SPSS
23 211 (10.67%) ITIL
23 211 (10.67%) Economics
24 204 (10.31%) Data Mining
25 201 (10.16%) Retail
26 198 (10.01%) Big Data
27 184 (9.30%) Linux
28 175 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
29 173 (8.75%) C++

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 357 (18.05%) SAS
2 81 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 80 (4.04%) IIS
4 60 (3.03%) Apache
5 45 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 40 (2.02%) Apache Pig
7 32 (1.62%) MS Exchange
8 31 (1.57%) Lync
9 26 (1.31%) CMS
10 21 (1.06%) Tomcat
11 19 (0.96%) WebLogic
11 19 (0.96%) nginx
12 16 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (0.51%) Live Communications Server
13 10 (0.51%) OpenROAD
13 10 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (0.51%) Node.js
14 9 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.46%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 277 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 219 (11.07%) SPSS
3 148 (7.48%) MS Office
4 63 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (1.67%) CPLEX
6 26 (1.31%) Stata
7 22 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
8 19 (0.96%) FastStats
9 15 (0.76%) Photoshop
10 13 (0.66%) MS Project
10 13 (0.66%) S-PLUS
11 12 (0.61%) Mathematica
11 12 (0.61%) PowerPivot
12 10 (0.51%) MS Visio
13 8 (0.40%) InDesign
13 8 (0.40%) Weka
14 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
15 1 (0.051%) Vensim
15 1 (0.051%) Maple
Business Applications
1 65 (3.29%) Google Analytics
2 35 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
3 29 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
4 24 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 21 (1.06%) WebTrends
6 9 (0.46%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 5 (0.25%) SiteCatalyst
8 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.10%) Agresso
12 1 (0.051%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 25 (1.26%) SaaS
3 20 (1.01%) GitHub
4 11 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
6 8 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
7 5 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.051%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.94%) DNS
2 72 (3.64%) LAN
3 69 (3.49%) WAN
3 69 (3.49%) DHCP
4 68 (3.44%) Internet
5 63 (3.19%) Firewall
6 41 (2.07%) Intranet
7 38 (1.92%) TCP/IP
8 33 (1.67%) VPN
9 25 (1.26%) SAN
10 23 (1.16%) MPLS
11 22 (1.11%) Wireless
12 20 (1.01%) VoIP
13 17 (0.86%) IP Telephony
14 15 (0.76%) Network Security
15 14 (0.71%) BIG-IP
16 13 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
17 11 (0.56%) SNMP
18 10 (0.51%) BGP
18 10 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 204 (10.31%) Data Mining
3 198 (10.01%) Big Data
4 157 (7.94%) Hadoop
5 127 (6.42%) Relational Database
6 93 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
7 86 (4.35%) MySQL
8 71 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 70 (3.54%) Apache Hive
10 60 (3.03%) NoSQL
11 59 (2.98%) MS Access
12 56 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 52 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
14 50 (2.53%) HBase
15 48 (2.43%) MongoDB
15 48 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
16 44 (2.22%) Oracle Database
17 43 (2.17%) EDRMS
17 43 (2.17%) IDOL
18 40 (2.02%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 42 (2.12%) Git (software)
2 25 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (1.26%) Maven
3 23 (1.16%) Visual Studio
4 20 (1.01%) JMeter
5 19 (0.96%) Selenium
5 19 (0.96%) Mercurial
6 16 (0.81%) JIRA
7 15 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 14 (0.71%) RSpec
8 14 (0.71%) Cucumber
9 12 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
10 10 (0.51%) Jenkins
11 8 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
11 8 (0.40%) LoadRunner
11 8 (0.40%) NeoLoad
12 7 (0.35%) Subversion
13 6 (0.30%) JUnit
13 6 (0.30%) ClearCase
14 4 (0.20%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 578 (29.22%) Finance
2 321 (16.23%) Marketing
3 201 (10.16%) Retail
4 118 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 103 (5.21%) Banking
6 80 (4.04%) Advertising
7 57 (2.88%) Games
8 27 (1.37%) Legal
9 25 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 24 (1.21%) Front Office
11 21 (1.06%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.01%) Billing
13 18 (0.91%) German Language
14 17 (0.86%) Law
15 16 (0.81%) French Language
16 12 (0.61%) Publishing
17 11 (0.56%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.51%) Electronics
19 7 (0.35%) Retail Banking
19 7 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 513 (25.94%) Analyst
2 313 (15.82%) Developer
3 151 (7.63%) Data Scientist
4 99 (5.01%) Data Analyst
5 94 (4.75%) Consultant
6 89 (4.50%) Graduate
7 80 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
8 75 (3.79%) DBA
9 68 (3.44%) Support Analyst
10 61 (3.08%) Administrator
11 55 (2.78%) Java Developer
12 54 (2.73%) Service Manager
13 53 (2.68%) C# Developer
14 51 (2.58%) Insight Analyst
15 49 (2.48%) Applications Support
16 48 (2.43%) Software Engineer
17 46 (2.33%) Business Analyst
18 45 (2.28%) Senior Developer
19 44 (2.22%) Programmer
19 44 (2.22%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (6.83%) .NET
2 134 (6.77%) HTML
3 115 (5.81%) CSS
4 80 (4.04%) ASP.NET
5 74 (3.74%) XML
6 58 (2.93%) jQuery
7 44 (2.22%) JSON
8 40 (2.02%) HTML5
8 40 (2.02%) J2EE
9 36 (1.82%) CSS3
10 33 (1.67%) Web Services
11 29 (1.47%) Pandas
12 28 (1.42%) JDBC
13 27 (1.37%) Ajax
14 26 (1.31%) Google Closure
14 26 (1.31%) .NET Framework
15 25 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (1.11%) NumPy
17 21 (1.06%) XHTML
18 20 (1.01%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 743 (37.56%) Mathematics
2 621 (31.40%) Analytical Skills
3 343 (17.34%) Computer Science
4 245 (12.39%) Visualisation
5 230 (11.63%) Algorithms
6 211 (10.67%) Economics
7 162 (8.19%) Physics
8 109 (5.51%) Management Information System
9 60 (3.03%) Credit Risk
9 60 (3.03%) Hedge funds
10 54 (2.73%) Social Media
11 52 (2.63%) User Experience
12 51 (2.58%) Digital Media
13 47 (2.38%) Applied Mathematics
14 43 (2.17%) Chemistry
15 42 (2.12%) Open Source
16 37 (1.87%) Data Extraction
17 35 (1.77%) Informatics
17 35 (1.77%) Replication
18 34 (1.72%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 292 (14.76%) Windows
2 184 (9.30%) Linux
3 95 (4.80%) UNIX
4 71 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (2.48%) Windows 7
7 31 (1.57%) Solaris
8 23 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (1.01%) Mac OS X
11 19 (0.96%) Android
11 19 (0.96%) Windows XP
12 18 (0.91%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.51%) AIX
14 9 (0.46%) HPUX
15 7 (0.35%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.35%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.25%) CentOS
17 4 (0.20%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (29.12%) Analytics
2 307 (15.52%) Data Analysis
3 246 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
4 211 (10.67%) ITIL
5 175 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
6 152 (7.68%) Project Management
7 136 (6.88%) Data Modelling
7 136 (6.88%) Statistical Modelling
8 130 (6.57%) OO
9 126 (6.37%) Statistical Analysis
10 122 (6.17%) Incident Management
11 109 (5.51%) Machine Learning
12 107 (5.41%) Predictive Modelling
13 103 (5.21%) Software Engineering
14 102 (5.16%) Data Management
14 102 (5.16%) Mentoring
15 101 (5.11%) Coaching
15 101 (5.11%) Service Delivery
16 98 (4.95%) Time Management
17 95 (4.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 818 (41.35%) SQL
2 326 (16.48%) Java
3 238 (12.03%) Python
4 232 (11.73%) R
5 173 (8.75%) C++
6 163 (8.24%) C#
7 117 (5.92%) MATLAB
8 111 (5.61%) JavaScript
9 89 (4.50%) VBA
10 78 (3.94%) PowerShell
11 71 (3.59%) T-SQL
12 65 (3.29%) Perl
13 62 (3.13%) Ruby
14 60 (3.03%) C
15 46 (2.33%) PL/SQL
16 44 (2.22%) VB
17 39 (1.97%) VB.NET
17 39 (1.97%) PHP
18 23 (1.16%) Bash Shell
19 21 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 787 (39.79%) Degree
2 160 (8.09%) PhD
3 112 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 79 (3.99%) SC Cleared
5 55 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 53 (2.68%) DV Cleared
7 49 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (1.67%) CCNP
10 23 (1.16%) CCNA
10 23 (1.16%) ISEB
11 21 (1.06%) MCSE
12 19 (0.96%) MCITP
13 16 (0.81%) CFA
14 14 (0.71%) MCTS
15 12 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (0.35%) ISTQB
17 7 (0.35%) MBA
17 7 (0.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (5.51%) SLA
2 84 (4.25%) QA
3 9 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.40%) CDISC
4 8 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.20%) Basel II
6 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.15%) IAS 39
7 3 (0.15%) Basel III
8 2 (0.10%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.10%) BS7799
9 1 (0.051%) COBIT
System Software
1 140 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 92 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.17%) ISA Server
4 20 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (0.86%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (0.40%) XenApp
8 6 (0.30%) vSphere
8 6 (0.30%) HDFS
9 4 (0.20%) Docker
9 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.20%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.10%) UAG
11 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.051%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 54 (2.73%) NetBackup
2 15 (0.76%) Netcool
3 14 (0.71%) Puppet
3 14 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (0.51%) Unicenter
4 10 (0.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
5 8 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.30%) Nagios
6 6 (0.30%) SCCM
6 6 (0.30%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.25%) WSUS
7 5 (0.25%) OpenView
8 4 (0.20%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.20%) OPNET
8 4 (0.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 4 (0.20%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.15%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 327 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 221 (11.17%) Oracle
3 113 (5.71%) VMware
4 108 (5.46%) Google
4 108 (5.46%) Cisco
5 80 (4.04%) Citrix
6 55 (2.78%) HP
7 54 (2.73%) Fujitsu
8 53 (2.68%) Veritas
8 53 (2.68%) Meridio
9 43 (2.17%) Business Objects
10 39 (1.97%) Tableau
11 32 (1.62%) Sybase
12 31 (1.57%) IBM
13 30 (1.52%) SolarWinds
14 27 (1.37%) Remedy
15 24 (1.21%) Twitter
16 23 (1.16%) F5
17 22 (1.11%) Avaya
18 21 (1.06%) Juniper
London
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London
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London
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London
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London
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Posted: 14 hours ago
London
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London
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London
Bloomberg Careers
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London
TK Maxx
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London
Bloomberg Careers
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Suffolk
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East
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Esher, Surrey
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Salary: £0 to £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: £10,000 per annum Rising to £15,000 then £22,000
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