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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 311 320 316
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1016 1007 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.86% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 2.21% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 701 762 680
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.93% +3.33%

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
44237 45661 43678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.51% 39.20% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35196 35860 35169
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 August 2015 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 4 August 2015. 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 +9 951 £47,500 +11.76% 142
London +17 531 £55,000 +10.00% 80
South East +8 176 £50,000 +25.00% 15
City of London -22 109 £50,000 - 20
East of England +1 53 £44,500 +6.58% 6
Hampshire +29 48 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South West -3 47 £26,500 -24.28% 9
Berkshire +10 45 £55,000 +96.42% 3
North West -16 45 £45,000 +15.38% 18
East Midlands +33 41 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Surrey -24 38 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Manchester +12 36 £45,000 +6.50% 12
Nottinghamshire +23 34 £30,640 -18.29% 3
Nottingham +26 33 £28,779 -23.25% 3
Wales +24 32 £35,250 +19.49% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 32 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Reading +17 31 £57,500 +105.35% 1
Yorkshire -7 31 £22,500 -40.00% 2
South Wales +15 27 £37,000 +25.42% 1
Cambridge +18 23 £45,000 +20.00% 2
West Yorkshire +3 23 £23,750 -43.45% 2
West Midlands -28 22 £40,000 +8.10% 8
Leeds +5 18 £35,000 -16.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 17 £35,000 +2.18% 3
Newport 0 16 £30,250 -22.43%
Fareham - 16 - -
Milton Keynes 0 14 £35,000 +2.18% 2
Scotland -11 13 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Gloucestershire +4 12 £25,000 -26.47% 3
Wiltshire -15 12 £30,340 -13.31% 1

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 882 (44.34%) SQL
2 757 (38.06%) Degree
3 744 (37.41%) Analytics
4 720 (36.20%) Mathematics
5 672 (33.79%) Analytical Skills
6 559 (28.10%) Finance
7 410 (20.61%) Microsoft
8 407 (20.46%) Computer Science
9 388 (19.51%) Python
10 372 (18.70%) R
11 362 (18.20%) SAS
12 343 (17.24%) Marketing
13 314 (15.79%) Java
14 306 (15.38%) Big Data
15 303 (15.23%) MS Excel
16 292 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
17 286 (14.38%) Windows
18 277 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
19 273 (13.73%) Data Analysis
20 252 (12.67%) Data Mining
21 244 (12.27%) Linux
22 243 (12.22%) SQL Server
22 243 (12.22%) SPSS
23 235 (11.81%) Algorithms
24 230 (11.56%) Hadoop
25 224 (11.26%) ITIL
26 220 (11.06%) Visualisation
27 187 (9.40%) Oracle
28 168 (8.45%) PhD
29 163 (8.20%) Retail

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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
1 362 (18.20%) SAS
2 65 (3.27%) Apache Spark
3 60 (3.02%) Apache Pig
4 53 (2.66%) MS Exchange
5 38 (1.91%) Apache
6 36 (1.81%) SharePoint
7 28 (1.41%) IIS
8 26 (1.31%) Apache Solr
9 24 (1.21%) CMS
10 21 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (0.65%) Confluence
12 13 (0.65%) Lync
12 13 (0.65%) Drupal
13 9 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (0.40%) WordPress
15 6 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.30%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 303 (15.23%) MS Excel
2 243 (12.22%) SPSS
3 142 (7.14%) MS Office
4 118 (5.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.55%) Stata
7 11 (0.55%) Weka
8 10 (0.50%) GNU Octave
9 8 (0.40%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.35%) MS Project
10 7 (0.35%) S-PLUS
10 7 (0.35%) CPLEX
10 7 (0.35%) PowerPivot
11 5 (0.25%) InDesign
12 4 (0.20%) Vensim
13 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.10%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.10%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 20 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (0.50%) WebTrends
2 10 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (0.35%) SAP APO
4 7 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.30%) Cognos Planning
5 6 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (0.25%) Cognos Controller
6 5 (0.25%) Unica
6 5 (0.25%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.10%) Magento
8 2 (0.10%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.050%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.050%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 1 (0.050%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 89 (4.47%) Google Analytics
2 42 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.36%) SaaS
4 12 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
4 12 (0.60%) Responsys
4 12 (0.60%) Taleo
5 11 (0.55%) Office 365
6 7 (0.35%) GitHub
6 7 (0.35%) Mimecast
6 7 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
7 6 (0.30%) IaaS
7 6 (0.30%) PaaS
8 2 (0.10%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.050%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.050%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.050%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 101 (5.08%) Firewall
2 72 (3.62%) TCP/IP
3 67 (3.37%) LAN
4 66 (3.32%) WAN
5 52 (2.61%) Internet
6 44 (2.21%) DNS
7 39 (1.96%) SAN
8 38 (1.91%) VPN
9 30 (1.51%) DHCP
10 25 (1.26%) Wireless
10 25 (1.26%) MPLS
11 22 (1.11%) HTTP
12 20 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (0.90%) BIG-IP
14 17 (0.85%) VoIP
14 17 (0.85%) Intranet
15 15 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
15 15 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (0.65%) Cisco PIX
16 13 (0.65%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (15.38%) Big Data
2 252 (12.67%) Data Mining
3 243 (12.22%) SQL Server
4 230 (11.56%) Hadoop
5 121 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
6 109 (5.48%) Relational Database
7 104 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 98 (4.93%) Apache Hive
9 80 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 77 (3.87%) MySQL
11 76 (3.82%) NoSQL
12 69 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 66 (3.32%) HBase
14 59 (2.97%) QlikView
15 53 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 49 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
17 43 (2.16%) Text Mining
18 42 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
19 39 (1.96%) OLAP
20 35 (1.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 30 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 23 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 20 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 18 (0.90%) NUnit
5 16 (0.80%) JIRA
6 14 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.55%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.50%) TestLink
8 10 (0.50%) JUnit
9 7 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (0.30%) Apache Ivy
10 6 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
10 6 (0.30%) Selenium
11 5 (0.25%) Maven
11 5 (0.25%) TestDirector
11 5 (0.25%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.25%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.20%) FitNesse
General
1 559 (28.10%) Finance
2 343 (17.24%) Marketing
3 163 (8.20%) Retail
4 104 (5.23%) Banking
5 89 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 44 (2.21%) Advertising
7 43 (2.16%) Publishing
8 41 (2.06%) Legal
9 30 (1.51%) Games
10 27 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 26 (1.31%) Front Office
12 23 (1.16%) Law
13 22 (1.11%) Manufacturing
14 19 (0.96%) Back Office
14 19 (0.96%) Automotive
15 18 (0.90%) Investment Banking
16 15 (0.75%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.30%) Billing
18 5 (0.25%) Aerospace
19 4 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 522 (26.24%) Analyst
2 278 (13.98%) Data Scientist
3 237 (11.92%) Developer
4 190 (9.55%) Data Analyst
5 85 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
6 83 (4.17%) DBA
7 81 (4.07%) Administrator
8 76 (3.82%) Consultant
9 67 (3.37%) Graduate
9 67 (3.37%) SQL DBA
10 65 (3.27%) Business Analyst
11 53 (2.66%) Insight Analyst
12 48 (2.41%) Java Developer
13 46 (2.31%) Junior
13 46 (2.31%) Senior Developer
14 42 (2.11%) SQL Server DBA
14 42 (2.11%) Service Manager
14 42 (2.11%) Technical Manager
15 39 (1.96%) Systems Administrator
16 38 (1.91%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (4.78%) HTML
2 84 (4.22%) .NET
3 67 (3.37%) CSS
4 40 (2.01%) XML
5 39 (1.96%) jQuery
6 25 (1.26%) HTML5
7 24 (1.21%) D3.js
7 24 (1.21%) Web Services
7 24 (1.21%) ASP.NET
8 20 (1.01%) Ajax
9 19 (0.96%) CSS3
10 18 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
10 18 (0.90%) LAMP
11 17 (0.85%) WPF
12 16 (0.80%) WSH
13 12 (0.60%) .NET Framework
14 11 (0.55%) Pandas
15 10 (0.50%) Lucene
15 10 (0.50%) Flash
15 10 (0.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 720 (36.20%) Mathematics
2 672 (33.79%) Analytical Skills
3 407 (20.46%) Computer Science
4 235 (11.81%) Algorithms
5 220 (11.06%) Visualisation
6 161 (8.09%) Economics
7 155 (7.79%) Physics
8 131 (6.59%) Management Information System
9 74 (3.72%) User Experience
9 74 (3.72%) Data Centre
10 60 (3.02%) Data Extraction
11 59 (2.97%) Replication
12 58 (2.92%) Neural Network
13 43 (2.16%) NHS
14 42 (2.11%) Social Media
15 39 (1.96%) Applied Mathematics
16 35 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 35 (1.76%) Digital Media
17 29 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
18 26 (1.31%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 286 (14.38%) Windows
2 244 (12.27%) Linux
3 110 (5.53%) UNIX
4 91 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (3.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 62 (3.12%) Windows 7
7 52 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 22 (1.11%) Windows 8
10 22 (1.11%) CentOS
11 20 (1.01%) Android
11 20 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.85%) Solaris
13 12 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.35%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.10%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.10%) AIX
16 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 744 (37.41%) Analytics
2 292 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
3 277 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
4 273 (13.73%) Data Analysis
5 224 (11.26%) ITIL
6 153 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
7 140 (7.04%) Machine Learning
8 130 (6.54%) Project Management
9 126 (6.33%) Statistical Modelling
10 122 (6.13%) Service Delivery
11 111 (5.58%) Data Modelling
12 103 (5.18%) Data Analytics
13 101 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
13 101 (5.08%) Predictive Modelling
14 100 (5.03%) Operations Research
15 99 (4.98%) Incident Management
16 97 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 92 (4.63%) Predictive Analytics
18 90 (4.52%) Mentoring
19 87 (4.37%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 882 (44.34%) SQL
2 388 (19.51%) Python
3 372 (18.70%) R
4 314 (15.79%) Java
5 154 (7.74%) MATLAB
6 130 (6.54%) T-SQL
7 124 (6.23%) VBA
8 117 (5.88%) C#
9 115 (5.78%) C++
10 78 (3.92%) JavaScript
11 77 (3.87%) Perl
12 74 (3.72%) PowerShell
13 68 (3.42%) C
14 56 (2.82%) Shell Script
15 51 (2.56%) PHP
16 50 (2.51%) Scala
17 47 (2.36%) PL/SQL
18 35 (1.76%) Ruby
19 21 (1.06%) Bash Shell
19 21 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 757 (38.06%) Degree
2 168 (8.45%) PhD
3 73 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
5 55 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 42 (2.11%) MCSE
8 41 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 36 (1.81%) CCNA
10 35 (1.76%) CCNP
11 31 (1.56%) ISEB
11 31 (1.56%) SC Cleared
12 21 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 18 (0.90%) MCP
14 15 (0.75%) MCTS
15 13 (0.65%) IBM Certification
15 13 (0.65%) Postgraduate
16 10 (0.50%) MCITP
17 9 (0.45%) CCIE
18 8 (0.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.68%) SLA
2 74 (3.72%) QA
3 22 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.25%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.10%) Basel II
6 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.050%) Basel III
7 1 (0.050%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.050%) BS7799
7 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.050%) P3O
System Software
1 109 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 81 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.51%) VMware ESX
5 27 (1.36%) HDFS
6 21 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.45%) NFS
7 9 (0.45%) Firmware
7 9 (0.45%) KVM
8 8 (0.40%) vSphere
9 7 (0.35%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.30%) XenApp
11 5 (0.25%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.25%) Docker
11 5 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.20%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 4 (0.20%) LXC
12 4 (0.20%) Xen
13 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (1.06%) Tivoli
1 21 (1.06%) Puppet
2 17 (0.85%) SCCM
2 17 (0.85%) Graphite
3 15 (0.75%) SCOM
4 12 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 10 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.40%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.35%) Nagios
8 7 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
8 7 (0.35%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.30%) Cacti
10 5 (0.25%) Ganglia
10 5 (0.25%) WhatsUp Gold
10 5 (0.25%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.25%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 410 (20.61%) Microsoft
2 187 (9.40%) Oracle
3 133 (6.69%) Tableau
4 104 (5.23%) VMware
5 100 (5.03%) Google
6 94 (4.73%) IBM
7 76 (3.82%) Cisco
8 53 (2.66%) SAP
8 53 (2.66%) Red Hat
9 45 (2.26%) HP
10 44 (2.21%) Citrix
11 42 (2.11%) Cognos
12 40 (2.01%) F5
13 39 (1.96%) CheckPoint
14 30 (1.51%) MicroStrategy
15 24 (1.21%) Alteryx
15 24 (1.21%) ServiceNow
16 23 (1.16%) SolarWinds
16 23 (1.16%) NetApp
16 23 (1.16%) Symantec
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: 39 minutes ago
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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