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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 338 320 329
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 945 944 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.85% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 2.17% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 642 731 731
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -

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
43246 43560 44842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.54% 39.24% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34888 34798 37538
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -34 854 £43,750 -2.77% 126
London -43 406 £50,000 -9.09% 64
South East -5 189 £42,500 +18.88% 19
City of London +5 104 £55,000 -4.34% 25
Berkshire +30 63 £63,750 +82.14% 1
Wales +57 60 £30,000 -20.00% 6
South Wales +55 59 £31,250 -16.66% 6
Yorkshire -24 56 £32,500 +18.18% 15
Newport - 54 £33,000 -
North West -5 50 £40,000 +14.28% 11
East of England -18 49 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Bracknell +16 43 - -
South West 0 41 £35,000 -10.25% 3
West Yorkshire -8 41 £32,500 -10.34% 12
West Midlands +10 40 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Hampshire -21 37 £38,500 +28.33% 5
Leeds -18 33 £32,500 -18.75% 8
Surrey -14 29 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cheshire +13 26 £40,000 -13.04% 1
Manchester -20 23 £42,750 +22.14% 8
Cambridgeshire +5 20 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 19 £26,000 -45.83% 3
Oxfordshire +5 19 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Oxford +16 15 £52,500 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +15 15 £32,500 - 3
Cambridge +4 15 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Macclesfield - 15 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -25 14 £41,000 +10.81% 2
Scotland -6 13 £45,000 +17.64% 2
Devon -8 13 £25,000 -21.87% 1

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 798 (41.71%) SQL
2 721 (37.69%) Degree
3 697 (36.43%) Mathematics
4 587 (30.68%) Analytical Skills
5 565 (29.53%) Finance
6 551 (28.80%) Analytics
7 359 (18.77%) Microsoft
8 331 (17.30%) SAS
9 316 (16.52%) Marketing
10 310 (16.20%) Java
11 297 (15.53%) Computer Science
12 293 (15.32%) Windows
13 289 (15.11%) MS Excel
13 289 (15.11%) Data Analysis
14 245 (12.81%) SQL Server
15 237 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
16 229 (11.97%) Python
17 219 (11.45%) Visualisation
18 213 (11.13%) R
19 210 (10.98%) ITIL
20 205 (10.72%) SPSS
21 203 (10.61%) Algorithms
22 200 (10.45%) Retail
23 191 (9.98%) Oracle
24 190 (9.93%) Data Mining
25 180 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
26 178 (9.30%) Economics
27 170 (8.89%) MS Office
28 164 (8.57%) Big Data
29 157 (8.21%) C++

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 331 (17.30%) SAS
2 93 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 69 (3.61%) IIS
4 62 (3.24%) Apache
5 49 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 37 (1.93%) Apache Pig
7 32 (1.67%) MS Exchange
8 29 (1.52%) Lync
9 21 (1.10%) CMS
10 19 (0.99%) nginx
11 17 (0.89%) Tomcat
12 16 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (0.84%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.73%) Node.js
14 12 (0.63%) Live Communications Server
15 11 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.58%) Apache Spark
16 10 (0.52%) OpenROAD
17 9 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 289 (15.11%) MS Excel
2 205 (10.72%) SPSS
3 170 (8.89%) MS Office
4 58 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (1.41%) CPLEX
6 20 (1.05%) Stata
7 18 (0.94%) FastStats
8 16 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.73%) Photoshop
10 12 (0.63%) Mathematica
11 11 (0.58%) MS Project
11 11 (0.58%) PowerPivot
12 9 (0.47%) MS Visio
12 9 (0.47%) S-PLUS
12 9 (0.47%) InDesign
13 8 (0.42%) Weka
14 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.052%) Simulink
15 1 (0.052%) Vensim
15 1 (0.052%) Maple
Business Applications
1 61 (3.19%) Google Analytics
2 15 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (0.63%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 10 (0.52%) WebTrends
4 10 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.21%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
7 3 (0.16%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.16%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.10%) Agresso
8 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.10%) Magento
8 2 (0.10%) SiteCatalyst
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.57%) SaaS
2 27 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (1.31%) GitHub
4 13 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
6 8 (0.42%) Google Compute Engine
6 8 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.052%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.052%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (4.23%) DNS
2 74 (3.87%) DHCP
3 70 (3.66%) Internet
4 57 (2.98%) LAN
4 57 (2.98%) Firewall
5 47 (2.46%) WAN
6 43 (2.25%) Intranet
7 38 (1.99%) VPN
8 34 (1.78%) SAN
9 29 (1.52%) TCP/IP
10 25 (1.31%) VoIP
11 23 (1.20%) Wireless
12 17 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
13 16 (0.84%) IP Telephony
14 15 (0.78%) Network Security
14 15 (0.78%) MPLS
14 15 (0.78%) BGP
15 13 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 190 (9.93%) Data Mining
3 164 (8.57%) Big Data
4 131 (6.85%) Hadoop
5 104 (5.44%) Relational Database
6 84 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
6 84 (4.39%) MySQL
7 69 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 62 (3.24%) NoSQL
9 60 (3.14%) Apache Hive
9 60 (3.14%) MS Access
10 56 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 54 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 45 (2.35%) EDRMS
12 45 (2.35%) IDOL
13 43 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
14 42 (2.20%) MongoDB
15 41 (2.14%) HBase
15 41 (2.14%) Oracle Database
15 41 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (1.93%) Git (software)
2 25 (1.31%) Visual Studio
3 24 (1.25%) Maven
4 22 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (1.10%) JIRA
6 17 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 16 (0.84%) JMeter
8 15 (0.78%) Mercurial
9 14 (0.73%) RSpec
9 14 (0.73%) Selenium
9 14 (0.73%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.52%) Jenkins
10 10 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
11 8 (0.42%) NeoLoad
12 7 (0.37%) LoadRunner
12 7 (0.37%) JUnit
13 5 (0.26%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
14 4 (0.21%) Rational Functional Tester
14 4 (0.21%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 565 (29.53%) Finance
2 316 (16.52%) Marketing
3 200 (10.45%) Retail
4 128 (6.69%) Telecoms
5 97 (5.07%) Banking
6 70 (3.66%) Advertising
7 59 (3.08%) Games
8 35 (1.83%) Legal
9 27 (1.41%) Law
10 24 (1.25%) Front Office
11 20 (1.05%) German Language
12 19 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.89%) French Language
14 16 (0.84%) Investment Banking
15 15 (0.78%) Publishing
16 13 (0.68%) Billing
17 11 (0.58%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.37%) Electronics
18 7 (0.37%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.31%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 492 (25.72%) Analyst
2 280 (14.64%) Developer
3 135 (7.06%) Data Scientist
4 107 (5.59%) Data Analyst
5 84 (4.39%) Graduate
6 83 (4.34%) DBA
7 75 (3.92%) Consultant
8 72 (3.76%) Support Analyst
9 68 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
10 60 (3.14%) Service Manager
11 55 (2.88%) Applications Support
11 55 (2.88%) Administrator
12 49 (2.56%) SQL DBA
13 48 (2.51%) Support Engineer
14 47 (2.46%) Java Developer
14 47 (2.46%) Insight Analyst
15 45 (2.35%) C# Developer
15 45 (2.35%) Junior
16 43 (2.25%) Business Analyst
16 43 (2.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (6.74%) HTML
2 119 (6.22%) .NET
3 108 (5.65%) CSS
4 76 (3.97%) XML
5 66 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 55 (2.88%) jQuery
7 38 (1.99%) JSON
8 36 (1.88%) J2EE
9 35 (1.83%) HTML5
10 31 (1.62%) Pandas
11 30 (1.57%) CSS3
12 28 (1.46%) Web Services
12 28 (1.46%) XHTML
13 26 (1.36%) AngularJS
14 23 (1.20%) NumPy
15 22 (1.15%) Google Closure
15 22 (1.15%) Spring
15 22 (1.15%) JDBC
16 20 (1.05%) Ajax
16 20 (1.05%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 697 (36.43%) Mathematics
2 587 (30.68%) Analytical Skills
3 297 (15.53%) Computer Science
4 219 (11.45%) Visualisation
5 203 (10.61%) Algorithms
6 178 (9.30%) Economics
7 130 (6.80%) Physics
8 119 (6.22%) Management Information System
9 59 (3.08%) Social Media
10 53 (2.77%) Hedge funds
11 47 (2.46%) Digital Media
12 46 (2.40%) Credit Risk
13 45 (2.35%) Replication
14 43 (2.25%) Open Source
14 43 (2.25%) User Experience
15 42 (2.20%) Applied Mathematics
16 37 (1.93%) Chemistry
17 35 (1.83%) Informatics
18 33 (1.73%) Data Extraction
19 30 (1.57%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 293 (15.32%) Windows
2 147 (7.68%) Linux
3 72 (3.76%) UNIX
4 66 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 62 (3.24%) Windows 7
6 51 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (1.57%) Solaris
8 24 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.15%) Windows XP
10 19 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 18 (0.94%) Android
12 16 (0.84%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.37%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.31%) AIX
15 6 (0.31%) HPUX
16 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.21%) OpenSolaris
17 4 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (28.80%) Analytics
2 289 (15.11%) Data Analysis
3 237 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (10.98%) ITIL
5 180 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
6 142 (7.42%) Project Management
7 124 (6.48%) Statistical Analysis
8 121 (6.33%) OO
9 118 (6.17%) Data Modelling
10 116 (6.06%) Incident Management
11 111 (5.80%) Statistical Modelling
12 110 (5.75%) Coaching
13 109 (5.70%) Mentoring
14 102 (5.33%) Machine Learning
15 98 (5.12%) Time Management
16 96 (5.02%) Software Engineering
17 95 (4.97%) Service Delivery
17 95 (4.97%) Data Management
18 93 (4.86%) CRM
18 93 (4.86%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 798 (41.71%) SQL
2 310 (16.20%) Java
3 229 (11.97%) Python
4 213 (11.13%) R
5 157 (8.21%) C++
6 155 (8.10%) C#
7 114 (5.96%) MATLAB
8 96 (5.02%) JavaScript
9 93 (4.86%) VBA
10 86 (4.50%) PowerShell
11 71 (3.71%) T-SQL
12 64 (3.35%) Ruby
13 63 (3.29%) Perl
14 53 (2.77%) C
15 47 (2.46%) VB
16 41 (2.14%) PHP
17 39 (2.04%) VB.NET
18 35 (1.83%) PL/SQL
19 19 (0.99%) Scala
20 16 (0.84%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 721 (37.69%) Degree
2 139 (7.27%) PhD
3 107 (5.59%) Security Cleared
4 80 (4.18%) SC Cleared
5 51 (2.67%) DV Cleared
6 48 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
7 44 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (1.62%) CCNP
10 22 (1.15%) ISEB
11 19 (0.99%) CCNA
11 19 (0.99%) MCSE
12 17 (0.89%) MCITP
13 14 (0.73%) CFA
14 13 (0.68%) MCTS
15 11 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (0.47%) Postgraduate
17 7 (0.37%) MBA
18 6 (0.31%) PMI Certification
19 5 (0.26%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (5.59%) SLA
2 85 (4.44%) QA
3 13 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.10%) IAS 39
6 2 (0.10%) BS7799
6 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.10%) Basel II
6 2 (0.10%) Basel III
7 1 (0.052%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.052%) CDISC
System Software
1 154 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 84 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.35%) ISA Server
4 20 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.63%) XenApp
7 9 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.31%) vSphere
8 6 (0.31%) Docker
9 4 (0.21%) HDFS
9 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.10%) Nmap
10 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.052%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.052%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.052%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.052%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 59 (3.08%) NetBackup
2 14 (0.73%) Netcool
3 12 (0.63%) Unicenter
3 12 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (0.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 9 (0.47%) Puppet
4 9 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.47%) Nagios
5 7 (0.37%) WSUS
5 7 (0.37%) SCCM
6 5 (0.26%) Data Guard
6 5 (0.26%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.21%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.16%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.10%) SCOM
9 2 (0.10%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 359 (18.77%) Microsoft
2 191 (9.98%) Oracle
3 100 (5.23%) VMware
3 100 (5.23%) Google
4 94 (4.91%) Citrix
5 93 (4.86%) Cisco
6 64 (3.35%) HP
7 60 (3.14%) Fujitsu
8 57 (2.98%) Veritas
8 57 (2.98%) Meridio
9 42 (2.20%) Business Objects
10 41 (2.14%) Tableau
11 31 (1.62%) Remedy
12 29 (1.52%) SolarWinds
13 25 (1.31%) Avaya
14 23 (1.20%) Twitter
15 22 (1.15%) Sybase
16 21 (1.10%) IBM
16 21 (1.10%) Bloomberg
17 20 (1.05%) Red Hat
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
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