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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 329 349 291
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -58
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 934 895 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.84% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 2.09% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 706 702 778
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%

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
43044 42819 42980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.22% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34487 34634 33452
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the UK over the 3 months to 11 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 +15 872 £50,000 +11.11% 129
London +50 501 £55,000 +10.00% 80
South East -12 133 £45,000 +5.88% 16
City of London +26 78 £57,500 +15.00% 27
West Midlands +17 56 £37,500 - 8
North West +4 49 £35,000 -22.22% 9
East of England -20 42 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Manchester +22 39 £35,000 -20.45% 5
Surrey +20 37 £34,000 +8.80% 5
South West -5 37 £32,000 -11.11% 4
East Midlands -11 37 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Scotland +24 30 £37,500 -23.46% 6
Nottingham -6 30 £50,000 +48.14% 1
Nottinghamshire -10 30 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire -44 29 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Birmingham +13 27 £37,000 -1.33% 5
West Sussex +10 26 £32,000 -24.70% 4
Gatwick - 22 £29,000 - 1
Hampshire +25 19 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Edinburgh +13 17 £37,500 -23.46% 5
Yorkshire -26 17 £35,500 +9.23% 2
Cambridgeshire -7 15 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Bristol +4 14 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Hertfordshire +3 13 £36,500 -30.47%
Slough +9 12 £45,000 -21.73% 1
West Yorkshire -34 12 £35,500 +10.93% 2
Cambridge -12 11 £45,000 - 2
Redhill +4 9 £24,000 -17.24%
South Wales +4 9 £51,000 +67.21% 4
Staffordshire +1 9 £35,000 -30.00% 1

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 784 (41.59%) SQL
2 750 (39.79%) Mathematics
3 616 (32.68%) Analytics
4 592 (31.41%) Degree
5 560 (29.71%) Analytical Skills
6 552 (29.28%) Finance
7 452 (23.98%) Computer Science
8 437 (23.18%) R
9 430 (22.81%) Python
10 325 (17.24%) Machine Learning
11 321 (17.03%) Business Intelligence
12 306 (16.23%) SAS
13 280 (14.85%) Big Data
14 279 (14.80%) Java
15 278 (14.75%) Data Analysis
16 277 (14.69%) Marketing
17 274 (14.54%) Microsoft
18 272 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
19 251 (13.32%) Algorithms
20 249 (13.21%) SQL Server
21 230 (12.20%) Physics
22 222 (11.78%) Data Mining
23 200 (10.61%) ITIL
24 199 (10.56%) PhD
25 196 (10.40%) Hadoop
26 194 (10.29%) Visualisation
27 190 (10.08%) MS Excel
28 180 (9.55%) Data Analytics
29 159 (8.44%) MATLAB
30 158 (8.38%) Economics

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 306 (16.23%) SAS
2 99 (5.25%) Apache Spark
3 56 (2.97%) Apache Pig
4 41 (2.18%) SharePoint
5 23 (1.22%) Apache
5 23 (1.22%) IIS
5 23 (1.22%) Skype for Business
6 20 (1.06%) Node.js
7 15 (0.80%) JBoss
8 14 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 12 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (0.64%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (0.42%) Moodle
13 7 (0.37%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 190 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 154 (8.17%) SPSS
3 88 (4.67%) MS Office
4 58 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.90%) GNU Octave
7 15 (0.80%) EViews
8 11 (0.58%) Mathematica
9 9 (0.48%) Stata
10 8 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.42%) Gephi
11 6 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.21%) Weka
13 3 (0.16%) GenStat
13 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.16%) MS Project
13 3 (0.16%) S-PLUS
14 2 (0.11%) CPLEX
14 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (0.74%) FastStats
2 10 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.053%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.053%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.053%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.053%) Magento
6 1 (0.053%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.053%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.053%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.053%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.053%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.053%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 63 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (3.08%) Google Analytics
3 30 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.69%) Office 365
6 11 (0.58%) Mimecast
6 11 (0.58%) SaaS
7 7 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.21%) AdWords
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.11%) GitHub
10 2 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.053%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.053%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.053%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.053%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.053%) Responsys
11 1 (0.053%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.13%) Firewall
1 59 (3.13%) Internet
1 59 (3.13%) WAN
2 54 (2.86%) LAN
3 38 (2.02%) MPLS
4 30 (1.59%) DNS
4 30 (1.59%) Network Security
5 26 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 26 (1.38%) VPN
6 24 (1.27%) DWDM
6 24 (1.27%) NGN
6 24 (1.27%) Packet Switching
6 24 (1.27%) Unified Communications
6 24 (1.27%) Wireless
7 23 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (1.17%) Intranet
9 21 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (1.11%) SAN
10 16 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
11 15 (0.80%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (14.85%) Big Data
2 249 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 222 (11.78%) Data Mining
4 196 (10.40%) Hadoop
5 153 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
6 129 (6.84%) NoSQL
7 118 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 89 (4.72%) Relational Database
9 88 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 79 (4.19%) Apache Hive
11 73 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 69 (3.66%) MySQL
13 65 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
14 47 (2.49%) Oracle Database
15 45 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 42 (2.23%) MongoDB
17 41 (2.18%) QlikView
18 37 (1.96%) OLAP
19 36 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
20 35 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 31 (1.64%) Maven
2 20 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 20 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 15 (0.80%) Ant
4 15 (0.80%) Gradle
5 13 (0.69%) JUnit
6 12 (0.64%) JIRA
6 12 (0.64%) NUnit
7 10 (0.53%) Subversion
7 10 (0.53%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.48%) Grunt
9 7 (0.37%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.37%) Mercurial
9 7 (0.37%) nodeunit
9 7 (0.37%) PhantomJS
9 7 (0.37%) webpack
10 6 (0.32%) Selenium
10 6 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 552 (29.28%) Finance
2 277 (14.69%) Marketing
3 132 (7.00%) Retail
4 59 (3.13%) Banking
5 58 (3.08%) Games
6 50 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 47 (2.49%) Advertising
8 40 (2.12%) Front Office
9 37 (1.96%) Legal
10 34 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 33 (1.75%) Publishing
12 18 (0.95%) Law
13 15 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.80%) German Language
13 15 (0.80%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.58%) Back Office
15 10 (0.53%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.42%) Billing
17 7 (0.37%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 524 (27.80%) Analyst
2 299 (15.86%) Data Scientist
3 287 (15.23%) Developer
4 206 (10.93%) Data Analyst
5 97 (5.15%) SQL Developer
6 92 (4.88%) Senior Data Scientist
7 76 (4.03%) Service Manager
8 69 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
9 68 (3.61%) SQL Analyst
10 66 (3.50%) DBA
11 58 (3.08%) SQL DBA
12 55 (2.92%) Administrator
12 55 (2.92%) Junior
13 49 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 48 (2.55%) SAS Analyst
15 47 (2.49%) Machine Learning Scientist
16 41 (2.18%) SQL BI Developer
17 40 (2.12%) Insight Analyst
17 40 (2.12%) Support Manager
18 38 (2.02%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (5.99%) HTML
2 102 (5.41%) .NET
3 53 (2.81%) NumPy
3 53 (2.81%) SciPy
4 52 (2.76%) CSS
5 47 (2.49%) Web Services
6 46 (2.44%) Natural Language Processing
6 46 (2.44%) XML
7 40 (2.12%) D3.js
8 37 (1.96%) AngularJS
9 36 (1.91%) RESTful
10 34 (1.80%) Pandas
11 29 (1.54%) HTML5
11 29 (1.54%) JSON
12 20 (1.06%) jQuery
13 16 (0.85%) Esper
13 16 (0.85%) Flash
13 16 (0.85%) Middleware
13 16 (0.85%) Pyramid
14 15 (0.80%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 750 (39.79%) Mathematics
2 560 (29.71%) Analytical Skills
3 452 (23.98%) Computer Science
4 251 (13.32%) Algorithms
5 230 (12.20%) Physics
6 194 (10.29%) Visualisation
7 158 (8.38%) Economics
8 97 (5.15%) Management Information System
9 77 (4.08%) Data Centre
10 71 (3.77%) Applied Mathematics
11 62 (3.29%) User Experience
12 59 (3.13%) Data Integration
13 54 (2.86%) Artificial Intelligence
14 50 (2.65%) Hedge funds
15 44 (2.33%) Replication
16 41 (2.18%) Equities
17 33 (1.75%) NHS
18 31 (1.64%) Data Structures
19 28 (1.49%) Social Media
20 27 (1.43%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 149 (7.90%) Linux
2 134 (7.11%) Windows
3 74 (3.93%) Unix
4 60 (3.18%) Windows Server
5 45 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (1.33%) CentOS
8 23 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (0.85%) Android
10 16 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.74%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.42%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.16%) AIX
13 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.053%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.053%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (32.68%) Analytics
2 325 (17.24%) Machine Learning
3 321 (17.03%) Business Intelligence
4 278 (14.75%) Data Analysis
5 272 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
6 200 (10.61%) ITIL
7 180 (9.55%) Data Analytics
8 150 (7.96%) Statistical Analysis
9 142 (7.53%) Data Modelling
10 129 (6.84%) Service Delivery
11 128 (6.79%) E-Commerce
12 127 (6.74%) Software Engineering
13 123 (6.53%) Statistical Modelling
14 118 (6.26%) Predictive Modelling
15 117 (6.21%) Data Visualisation
16 106 (5.62%) Project Management
17 105 (5.57%) Change Management
18 104 (5.52%) Mentoring
19 100 (5.31%) ETL
20 94 (4.99%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 784 (41.59%) SQL
2 437 (23.18%) R
3 430 (22.81%) Python
4 279 (14.80%) Java
5 159 (8.44%) MATLAB
6 146 (7.75%) C++
7 144 (7.64%) JavaScript
8 135 (7.16%) C#
9 100 (5.31%) Scala
10 83 (4.40%) C
11 76 (4.03%) T-SQL
12 70 (3.71%) VBA
13 69 (3.66%) PowerShell
14 62 (3.29%) Perl
15 60 (3.18%) Shell Script
16 32 (1.70%) Ruby
17 29 (1.54%) PL/SQL
18 24 (1.27%) PHP
19 21 (1.11%) Clojure
20 17 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 592 (31.41%) Degree
2 199 (10.56%) PhD
3 46 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (2.07%) CCNP
6 37 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 37 (1.96%) Security Cleared
7 31 (1.64%) ISEB
8 29 (1.54%) MCSE
9 26 (1.38%) Postgraduate
10 25 (1.33%) SC Cleared
11 13 (0.69%) CCNA
11 13 (0.69%) MCP
12 12 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (0.58%) CCIE
13 11 (0.58%) MBA
14 9 (0.48%) CCDP
15 8 (0.42%) MCITP
16 6 (0.32%) MCTS
17 5 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.15%) Data Quality
2 96 (5.09%) SLA
3 44 (2.33%) QA
4 21 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.58%) COBIT
8 10 (0.53%) COSO
8 10 (0.53%) ISO22301
9 6 (0.32%) Basel III
10 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.21%) Basel II
12 2 (0.11%) BS7799
12 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.11%) SDET
12 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.053%) COSHH
13 1 (0.053%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.053%) ISO27005
13 1 (0.053%) TickIT
System Software
1 48 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 42 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.58%) Xen
4 7 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.37%) NFS
5 6 (0.32%) vCloud
5 6 (0.32%) vSphere
6 5 (0.27%) Docker
6 5 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.21%) HDFS
7 4 (0.21%) XenApp
7 4 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.16%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.16%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.053%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.053%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.053%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (1.22%) Puppet
2 16 (0.85%) Perfmon
3 12 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 9 (0.48%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.32%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.21%) Oozie
9 3 (0.16%) Netcool
9 3 (0.16%) SCCM
9 3 (0.16%) SCOM
10 2 (0.11%) Ansible
10 2 (0.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.053%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 274 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 121 (6.42%) Oracle
3 120 (6.37%) Tableau
4 102 (5.41%) Google
5 79 (4.19%) Cisco
6 50 (2.65%) VMware
7 49 (2.60%) HP
8 37 (1.96%) Citrix
9 35 (1.86%) IBM
10 28 (1.49%) SAP
11 27 (1.43%) Dell
12 26 (1.38%) Cognos
13 21 (1.11%) Informatica
13 21 (1.11%) Teradata
14 19 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
15 17 (0.90%) Cadence
16 16 (0.85%) CheckPoint
16 16 (0.85%) F5
16 16 (0.85%) Red Hat
17 15 (0.80%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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