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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 314 309 338
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +29
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 969 939 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.87% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.28% 2.23% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 646 739 731
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £39,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-3.20% +5.40%

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
42590 42182 45766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.29% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 33307 34242 38319
Average salary £46,488 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.02% +3.33%
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 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 1 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 -6 897 £41,500 -7.77% 154
London -19 462 £47,500 -5.00% 64
South East +59 190 £40,000 +6.66% 31
City of London +22 158 £46,500 -19.13% 26
Berkshire +51 70 £27,500 -21.42% 4
North West 0 62 £40,000 -13.97% 10
Yorkshire -30 54 £35,000 +2.18% 12
Bracknell +36 46 £10,000 -70.37% 2
East of England -11 44 £38,500 +2.66% 8
South West -2 42 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Wales +18 39 £45,500 +30.00% 13
South Wales +22 38 £45,500 +30.00% 13
Newport +34 36 £45,500 -49.44% 13
Surrey +9 36 £45,000 +20.00% 2
West Yorkshire -27 35 £32,353 -6.22% 8
Hampshire -8 31 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Cheshire +9 29 £33,750 -32.50% 4
Manchester -20 29 £50,000 +7.52% 5
Leeds -27 29 £32,500 -13.33% 4
West Midlands -31 27 £38,500 -35.83% 8
Reading +20 21 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 21 £41,250 +10.00% 5
Oxfordshire +8 21 £47,500 -44.11% 2
Oxford +21 20 £48,750 -42.64% 1
Cambridge +11 20 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Hertfordshire -14 18 £38,500 +14.92% 3
Wiltshire +1 17 £28,000 -53.33% 2
Scotland -24 14 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Buckinghamshire +8 13 £40,000 -16.66% 5
East Midlands -15 12 £32,500 -13.33% 7

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 843 (42.26%) SQL
2 825 (41.35%) Degree
3 763 (38.25%) Mathematics
4 667 (33.43%) Analytical Skills
5 597 (29.92%) Finance
6 589 (29.52%) Analytics
7 359 (17.99%) Computer Science
8 349 (17.49%) SAS
9 347 (17.39%) Marketing
10 340 (17.04%) Java
11 317 (15.89%) Microsoft
12 306 (15.34%) Data Analysis
13 293 (14.69%) Windows
14 281 (14.09%) MS Excel
15 253 (12.68%) Python
16 246 (12.33%) R
17 243 (12.18%) SQL Server
18 238 (11.93%) Algorithms
19 230 (11.53%) Oracle
20 225 (11.28%) Visualisation
21 222 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
22 217 (10.88%) Economics
23 211 (10.58%) Linux
23 211 (10.58%) Big Data
24 210 (10.53%) ITIL
25 203 (10.18%) Data Mining
26 202 (10.13%) SPSS
27 192 (9.62%) Physics
28 189 (9.47%) C++
29 180 (9.02%) Retail

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 349 (17.49%) SAS
2 81 (4.06%) IIS
3 79 (3.96%) SharePoint
4 57 (2.86%) Apache
5 43 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 41 (2.06%) Apache Pig
7 38 (1.90%) MS Exchange
8 33 (1.65%) Lync
9 31 (1.55%) CMS
10 23 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 19 (0.95%) nginx
12 17 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
13 15 (0.75%) WebLogic
13 15 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (0.50%) Live Communications Server
15 9 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (0.45%) Node.js
16 8 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (0.40%) Oracle 10gAS
16 8 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 281 (14.09%) MS Excel
2 202 (10.13%) SPSS
3 142 (7.12%) MS Office
4 78 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (1.50%) CPLEX
6 27 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (1.10%) Stata
8 17 (0.85%) Photoshop
9 15 (0.75%) Mathematica
10 13 (0.65%) FastStats
10 13 (0.65%) S-PLUS
11 10 (0.50%) MS Project
12 8 (0.40%) InDesign
13 6 (0.30%) MS Visio
14 5 (0.25%) PowerPivot
15 4 (0.20%) Weka
16 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
16 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
17 1 (0.050%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 82 (4.11%) Google Analytics
2 38 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
3 37 (1.85%) WebTrends
4 30 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
5 28 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.55%) SiteCatalyst
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
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 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.15%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (1.10%) SaaS
3 16 (0.80%) GitHub
4 8 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
5 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.050%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 84 (4.21%) DNS
2 77 (3.86%) WAN
3 74 (3.71%) Internet
4 70 (3.51%) LAN
5 68 (3.41%) DHCP
6 66 (3.31%) Firewall
7 42 (2.11%) Intranet
8 39 (1.95%) TCP/IP
9 30 (1.50%) VPN
10 29 (1.45%) SAN
11 28 (1.40%) Wireless
12 24 (1.20%) MPLS
12 24 (1.20%) IP Telephony
13 21 (1.05%) VoIP
14 16 (0.80%) BIG-IP
15 13 (0.65%) Network Security
15 13 (0.65%) SNMP
16 12 (0.60%) Unified Communications
17 9 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
17 9 (0.45%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 211 (10.58%) Big Data
3 203 (10.18%) Data Mining
4 169 (8.47%) Hadoop
5 133 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 96 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
7 90 (4.51%) MySQL
8 68 (3.41%) Apache Hive
9 66 (3.31%) NoSQL
10 63 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 59 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
12 54 (2.71%) MS Access
13 50 (2.51%) Base SAS
14 48 (2.41%) MongoDB
14 48 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 47 (2.36%) HBase
16 41 (2.06%) EDRMS
16 41 (2.06%) RDBMS
16 41 (2.06%) IDOL
17 39 (1.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (2.21%) Git (software)
2 30 (1.50%) Maven
3 29 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (1.05%) JMeter
5 20 (1.00%) Selenium
5 20 (1.00%) Mercurial
6 15 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 14 (0.70%) Cucumber
7 14 (0.70%) RSpec
8 12 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
8 12 (0.60%) JIRA
9 10 (0.50%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.45%) Subversion
11 8 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (0.40%) LoadRunner
11 8 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
11 8 (0.40%) ClearCase
12 7 (0.35%) NeoLoad
13 6 (0.30%) JUnit
14 5 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 597 (29.92%) Finance
2 347 (17.39%) Marketing
3 180 (9.02%) Retail
4 113 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 102 (5.11%) Banking
6 92 (4.61%) Advertising
7 61 (3.06%) Games
8 29 (1.45%) Front Office
9 25 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 25 (1.25%) Legal
10 24 (1.20%) Billing
11 22 (1.10%) Electronics
12 20 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (0.90%) Publishing
13 18 (0.90%) Law
13 18 (0.90%) German Language
14 17 (0.85%) French Language
15 12 (0.60%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.35%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 567 (28.42%) Analyst
2 331 (16.59%) Developer
3 151 (7.57%) Data Scientist
4 103 (5.16%) Data Analyst
5 97 (4.86%) Consultant
6 93 (4.66%) Senior Analyst
7 86 (4.31%) Graduate
8 69 (3.46%) DBA
9 67 (3.36%) Insight Analyst
9 67 (3.36%) Support Analyst
10 60 (3.01%) Java Developer
11 57 (2.86%) Software Engineer
12 56 (2.81%) Administrator
13 53 (2.66%) C# Developer
13 53 (2.66%) Service Manager
14 52 (2.61%) Business Analyst
15 51 (2.56%) Python Developer
16 46 (2.31%) Senior Developer
17 44 (2.21%) Applications Support
18 43 (2.16%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (7.12%) HTML
2 137 (6.87%) .NET
3 118 (5.91%) CSS
4 86 (4.31%) ASP.NET
5 71 (3.56%) XML
6 64 (3.21%) jQuery
7 45 (2.26%) JSON
8 41 (2.06%) HTML5
9 38 (1.90%) J2EE
10 37 (1.85%) CSS3
11 35 (1.75%) Pandas
12 33 (1.65%) .NET Framework
12 33 (1.65%) Ajax
13 30 (1.50%) NumPy
13 30 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (1.45%) Web Services
14 29 (1.45%) JDBC
15 27 (1.35%) Google Closure
16 26 (1.30%) SciPy
17 25 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 763 (38.25%) Mathematics
2 667 (33.43%) Analytical Skills
3 359 (17.99%) Computer Science
4 238 (11.93%) Algorithms
5 225 (11.28%) Visualisation
6 217 (10.88%) Economics
7 192 (9.62%) Physics
8 104 (5.21%) Management Information System
9 73 (3.66%) User Experience
10 64 (3.21%) Social Media
11 63 (3.16%) Credit Risk
12 62 (3.11%) Hedge funds
13 47 (2.36%) Applied Mathematics
14 44 (2.21%) Digital Media
14 44 (2.21%) Open Source
15 42 (2.11%) Chemistry
16 36 (1.80%) Life Science
17 35 (1.75%) Data Extraction
18 33 (1.65%) Client/Server
19 32 (1.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 293 (14.69%) Windows
2 211 (10.58%) Linux
3 104 (5.21%) UNIX
4 71 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (2.21%) Windows 7
7 34 (1.70%) Solaris
8 22 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (1.00%) Windows XP
10 20 (1.00%) Android
11 18 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 16 (0.80%) Apple iOS
13 12 (0.60%) AIX
14 9 (0.45%) HPUX
15 7 (0.35%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.25%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.20%) OpenSolaris
18 2 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (29.52%) Analytics
2 306 (15.34%) Data Analysis
3 222 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (10.53%) ITIL
5 169 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
6 152 (7.62%) Data Modelling
7 144 (7.22%) Project Management
8 138 (6.92%) Statistical Modelling
9 136 (6.82%) OO
10 119 (5.96%) Incident Management
11 117 (5.86%) Machine Learning
12 116 (5.81%) Statistical Analysis
13 109 (5.46%) CRM
14 108 (5.41%) Service Delivery
15 105 (5.26%) Software Engineering
16 104 (5.21%) Predictive Modelling
17 100 (5.01%) Time Management
18 99 (4.96%) Mentoring
19 94 (4.71%) Coaching
20 90 (4.51%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 843 (42.26%) SQL
2 340 (17.04%) Java
3 253 (12.68%) Python
4 246 (12.33%) R
5 189 (9.47%) C++
6 172 (8.62%) C#
7 118 (5.91%) MATLAB
8 116 (5.81%) JavaScript
9 101 (5.06%) VBA
10 74 (3.71%) PowerShell
11 72 (3.61%) C
12 67 (3.36%) Perl
13 62 (3.11%) T-SQL
14 59 (2.96%) Ruby
15 44 (2.21%) PL/SQL
16 42 (2.11%) PHP
17 33 (1.65%) VB.NET
18 29 (1.45%) VB
19 25 (1.25%) Bash Shell
20 24 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 825 (41.35%) Degree
2 166 (8.32%) PhD
3 108 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 74 (3.71%) SC Cleared
5 59 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
6 54 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 51 (2.56%) DV Cleared
8 46 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (1.75%) CCNP
10 29 (1.45%) CCNA
11 26 (1.30%) MCSE
12 25 (1.25%) ISEB
13 16 (0.80%) CFA
13 16 (0.80%) MCITP
14 14 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 11 (0.55%) MCTS
17 9 (0.45%) ISTQB
18 8 (0.40%) MBA
19 6 (0.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.76%) SLA
2 78 (3.91%) QA
3 13 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.45%) CDISC
5 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.20%) Basel II
7 3 (0.15%) IAS 39
7 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.15%) Basel III
8 2 (0.10%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.10%) BS7799
9 1 (0.050%) COBIT
System Software
1 145 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 100 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.06%) ISA Server
4 20 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.30%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.25%) XenApp
8 5 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.25%) HDFS
8 5 (0.25%) vSphere
8 5 (0.25%) UAG
9 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.10%) Firmware
10 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.050%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.050%) Docker
11 1 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 51 (2.56%) NetBackup
2 16 (0.80%) Netcool
3 11 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.55%) Puppet
4 10 (0.50%) Unicenter
4 10 (0.50%) CiscoWorks
4 10 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (0.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (0.35%) SCCM
6 7 (0.35%) OpenView
7 6 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.30%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 6 (0.30%) OPNET
8 5 (0.25%) WSUS
8 5 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.20%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 317 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 230 (11.53%) Oracle
3 125 (6.27%) Google
4 119 (5.96%) VMware
5 108 (5.41%) Cisco
6 77 (3.86%) Citrix
7 56 (2.81%) HP
8 51 (2.56%) Veritas
8 51 (2.56%) Meridio
9 46 (2.31%) Fujitsu
10 36 (1.80%) SolarWinds
11 33 (1.65%) Omniture
11 33 (1.65%) Sybase
12 32 (1.60%) Twitter
12 32 (1.60%) Business Objects
13 30 (1.50%) IBM
14 29 (1.45%) Remedy
14 29 (1.45%) Tableau
15 27 (1.35%) Juniper
16 24 (1.20%) F5
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
FRAGOMEN
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £110,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and extensi
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 27k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Networking People
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 10%-20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-on-trent, Staffordshire
npower
Posted: Yesterday