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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 323 303 346
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +43
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 980 945 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.88% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.74% 2.66% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 699 734 706
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
35784 35556 38992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.96% 33.12% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28106 28796 32879
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -6 930 £41,500 -7.77% 143
London +5 499 £47,500 -5.00% 62
City of London +33 181 £46,250 -19.56% 26
South East +14 181 £35,000 -6.66% 23
Berkshire +34 66 £27,750 -22.91% 6
North West -15 65 £47,000 +1.07% 11
Surrey +23 54 £35,000 -1.40% 6
East of England +2 53 £37,500 - 8
Yorkshire -60 51 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Bracknell +35 40 £23,500 -32.85% 2
South West -22 38 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Manchester -2 35 £50,000 - 6
Cambridgeshire +21 33 £37,500 -3.22% 5
West Yorkshire -37 32 £32,500 -5.79% 14
West Midlands -18 31 £35,000 -24.32% 5
Leeds -33 31 £32,500 -9.72% 12
Cheshire +2 25 £35,750 -28.50% 1
Cambridge - 24 £37,500 - 5
Reading +11 23 £28,000 -8.19% 3
Scotland -24 23 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Wiltshire +3 20 £35,000 -53.33% 4
Hampshire -28 20 £41,000 +1.23% 5
Hertfordshire -1 17 £38,500 +28.33% 2
Birmingham +9 16 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Oxfordshire +5 16 £48,750 -39.06% 4
Oxford +10 15 £50,000 -41.17% 4
Swindon +3 13 £35,000 -53.33%
Warwickshire +12 12 £38,500 +2.66%
Edinburgh -16 12 £45,000 +42.85% 6
Chester - 11 £38,000 -

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 869 (43.45%) Degree
2 834 (41.70%) SQL
3 788 (39.40%) Mathematics
4 608 (30.40%) Finance
5 596 (29.80%) Analytics
6 388 (19.40%) Computer Science
7 356 (17.80%) SAS
8 352 (17.60%) Java
9 349 (17.45%) Marketing
10 313 (15.65%) Microsoft
11 296 (14.80%) Windows
12 294 (14.70%) Data Analysis
13 292 (14.60%) Python
14 283 (14.15%) MS Excel
15 270 (13.50%) R
16 236 (11.80%) Linux
17 232 (11.60%) Economics
18 231 (11.55%) Big Data
19 228 (11.40%) SQL Server
20 221 (11.05%) Physics
21 213 (10.65%) ITIL
22 209 (10.45%) Data Mining
23 206 (10.30%) Oracle
24 204 (10.20%) SPSS
25 196 (9.80%) Hadoop
26 191 (9.55%) C++
27 183 (9.15%) PhD
28 181 (9.05%) C#
28 181 (9.05%) Visualisation
29 174 (8.70%) Business Intelligence

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 356 (17.80%) SAS
2 78 (3.90%) IIS
3 73 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 52 (2.60%) Apache
5 40 (2.00%) Apache Pig
6 39 (1.95%) CMS
7 37 (1.85%) MS Exchange
8 35 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 29 (1.45%) Lync
10 26 (1.30%) Tomcat
11 19 (0.95%) nginx
12 18 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (0.40%) Live Communications Server
14 8 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
14 8 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (0.40%) Node.js
14 8 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (0.40%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.35%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 283 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 204 (10.20%) SPSS
3 160 (8.00%) MS Office
4 91 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
6 28 (1.40%) CPLEX
7 21 (1.05%) Stata
8 16 (0.80%) Photoshop
9 15 (0.75%) Mathematica
10 13 (0.65%) S-PLUS
11 12 (0.60%) MS Project
12 10 (0.50%) MS Visio
13 8 (0.40%) InDesign
13 8 (0.40%) FastStats
14 4 (0.20%) Weka
14 4 (0.20%) Vensim
15 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
16 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
16 1 (0.050%) Simulink
16 1 (0.050%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 89 (4.45%) Google Analytics
2 42 (2.10%) WebTrends
3 35 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
4 28 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 27 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
6 18 (0.90%) SiteCatalyst
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
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
9 4 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.050%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.050%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (0.90%) SaaS
3 13 (0.65%) GitHub
4 8 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
5 5 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.15%) Office 365
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 86 (4.30%) DNS
1 86 (4.30%) Internet
2 82 (4.10%) WAN
3 68 (3.40%) LAN
3 68 (3.40%) Firewall
4 66 (3.30%) DHCP
5 47 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 47 (2.35%) Intranet
6 38 (1.90%) VPN
7 31 (1.55%) SAN
8 30 (1.50%) Wireless
9 28 (1.40%) MPLS
10 25 (1.25%) VoIP
10 25 (1.25%) IP Telephony
11 16 (0.80%) BIG-IP
12 14 (0.70%) Unified Communications
12 14 (0.70%) SNMP
13 12 (0.60%) Network Security
14 11 (0.55%) VLAN
14 11 (0.55%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (11.55%) Big Data
2 228 (11.40%) SQL Server
3 209 (10.45%) Data Mining
4 196 (9.80%) Hadoop
5 145 (7.25%) Relational Database
6 104 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
7 99 (4.95%) MySQL
8 82 (4.10%) NoSQL
9 76 (3.80%) Apache Hive
10 62 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 57 (2.85%) MongoDB
12 50 (2.50%) HBase
12 50 (2.50%) Base SAS
13 48 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
13 48 (2.40%) RDBMS
14 43 (2.15%) MS Access
15 39 (1.95%) OLAP
16 36 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 33 (1.65%) EDRMS
17 33 (1.65%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 50 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 32 (1.60%) Maven
3 30 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (1.10%) Selenium
5 20 (1.00%) Mercurial
6 16 (0.80%) Subversion
7 15 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.75%) JMeter
8 14 (0.70%) RSpec
8 14 (0.70%) Cucumber
9 12 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
10 10 (0.50%) ClearCase
11 9 (0.45%) Jenkins
12 8 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
13 6 (0.30%) JUnit
14 5 (0.25%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
15 4 (0.20%) GCC
15 4 (0.20%) GDB
16 3 (0.15%) Mocha
General
1 608 (30.40%) Finance
2 349 (17.45%) Marketing
3 152 (7.60%) Retail
4 107 (5.35%) Banking
5 106 (5.30%) Telecoms
6 88 (4.40%) Advertising
7 70 (3.50%) Games
8 33 (1.65%) Front Office
9 28 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 27 (1.35%) Legal
11 26 (1.30%) Billing
12 24 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 23 (1.15%) Electronics
13 23 (1.15%) Law
14 21 (1.05%) Publishing
15 17 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.85%) French Language
16 16 (0.80%) German Language
17 8 (0.40%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 587 (29.35%) Analyst
2 361 (18.05%) Developer
3 161 (8.05%) Data Scientist
4 116 (5.80%) Data Analyst
5 111 (5.55%) Consultant
6 106 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
7 85 (4.25%) Graduate
8 76 (3.80%) Java Developer
9 74 (3.70%) Support Analyst
10 73 (3.65%) Insight Analyst
11 68 (3.40%) Python Developer
12 61 (3.05%) Software Engineer
13 56 (2.80%) C# Developer
14 55 (2.75%) Applications Support
15 52 (2.60%) SAS Analyst
16 51 (2.55%) Service Manager
17 49 (2.45%) Business Analyst
18 48 (2.40%) DBA
19 47 (2.35%) Administrator
20 46 (2.30%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (7.35%) .NET
2 140 (7.00%) HTML
3 114 (5.70%) CSS
4 91 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 70 (3.50%) XML
6 68 (3.40%) jQuery
7 47 (2.35%) JSON
8 43 (2.15%) HTML5
9 41 (2.05%) .NET Framework
9 41 (2.05%) Pandas
10 40 (2.00%) NumPy
10 40 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (1.95%) CSS3
12 38 (1.90%) Ajax
13 36 (1.80%) SciPy
14 35 (1.75%) J2EE
15 32 (1.60%) JDBC
16 31 (1.55%) Web Services
17 30 (1.50%) Razor View Engine
17 30 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 788 (39.40%) Mathematics
2 388 (19.40%) Computer Science
3 232 (11.60%) Economics
4 221 (11.05%) Physics
5 181 (9.05%) Visualisation
6 103 (5.15%) Management Information System
7 66 (3.30%) Credit Risk
8 61 (3.05%) Social Media
9 60 (3.00%) Hedge funds
10 45 (2.25%) Open Source
11 44 (2.20%) Applied Mathematics
12 41 (2.05%) Digital Media
13 37 (1.85%) Chemistry
14 36 (1.80%) Life Science
15 34 (1.70%) Data Extraction
15 34 (1.70%) Artificial Intelligence
16 31 (1.55%) Client/Server
16 31 (1.55%) Biology
17 29 (1.45%) Neural Network
18 24 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 296 (14.80%) Windows
2 236 (11.80%) Linux
3 113 (5.65%) UNIX
4 63 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (2.30%) Windows 7
7 40 (2.00%) Solaris
8 21 (1.05%) Android
9 20 (1.00%) Windows XP
9 20 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 15 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 12 (0.60%) AIX
14 8 (0.40%) HPUX
15 7 (0.35%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.20%) OpenSolaris
18 1 (0.050%) CentOS
18 1 (0.050%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (29.80%) Analytics
2 294 (14.70%) Data Analysis
3 213 (10.65%) ITIL
4 174 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 160 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 142 (7.10%) OO
6 142 (7.10%) Project Management
7 141 (7.05%) Statistical Modelling
8 138 (6.90%) Machine Learning
9 123 (6.15%) Statistical Analysis
10 121 (6.05%) Software Engineering
11 117 (5.85%) CRM
12 113 (5.65%) Service Delivery
13 104 (5.20%) Predictive Modelling
14 100 (5.00%) Incident Management
15 94 (4.70%) Agile Software Development
16 93 (4.65%) Data Management
17 91 (4.55%) Operations Research
18 90 (4.50%) Time Management
18 90 (4.50%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 834 (41.70%) SQL
2 352 (17.60%) Java
3 292 (14.60%) Python
4 270 (13.50%) R
5 191 (9.55%) C++
6 181 (9.05%) C#
7 126 (6.30%) MATLAB
8 124 (6.20%) JavaScript
9 100 (5.00%) VBA
10 77 (3.85%) C
11 67 (3.35%) Perl
12 58 (2.90%) PowerShell
13 56 (2.80%) Ruby
14 53 (2.65%) T-SQL
15 44 (2.20%) PL/SQL
16 43 (2.15%) PHP
17 32 (1.60%) VB
18 29 (1.45%) Bash Shell
19 28 (1.40%) Shell Script
20 27 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 869 (43.45%) Degree
2 183 (9.15%) PhD
3 97 (4.85%) Security Cleared
4 65 (3.25%) SC Cleared
5 60 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 60 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
6 50 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (2.15%) DV Cleared
8 40 (2.00%) CCNP
9 33 (1.65%) MCSE
10 32 (1.60%) CCNA
11 25 (1.25%) ISEB
12 16 (0.80%) CFA
13 14 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (0.60%) MCITP
14 12 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.55%) ISTQB
16 10 (0.50%) MCSA
17 8 (0.40%) MCP
18 7 (0.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (6.25%) SLA
2 72 (3.60%) QA
3 19 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.55%) CDISC
6 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.15%) Basel II
8 3 (0.15%) IAS 39
8 3 (0.15%) Basel III
8 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.10%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.10%) BS7799
10 1 (0.050%) COBIT
System Software
1 140 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 94 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.65%) ISA Server
4 14 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.55%) XenApp
7 10 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (0.40%) vSphere
10 6 (0.30%) UAG
10 6 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.30%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.25%) HDFS
12 4 (0.20%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.050%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.050%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (2.05%) NetBackup
2 14 (0.70%) Netcool
3 10 (0.50%) SCCM
3 10 (0.50%) Puppet
3 10 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (0.40%) Unicenter
5 7 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.35%) OpenView
5 7 (0.35%) WSUS
6 6 (0.30%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.30%) OPNET
6 6 (0.30%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 5 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.20%) WMI
9 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.10%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.10%) Oozie
Vendors
1 313 (15.65%) Microsoft
2 206 (10.30%) Oracle
3 129 (6.45%) Google
4 116 (5.80%) VMware
5 113 (5.65%) Cisco
6 74 (3.70%) Citrix
7 52 (2.60%) HP
8 41 (2.05%) Veritas
8 41 (2.05%) Meridio
9 38 (1.90%) Omniture
10 36 (1.80%) Juniper
10 36 (1.80%) Fujitsu
11 35 (1.75%) SolarWinds
12 32 (1.60%) Business Objects
13 31 (1.55%) Twitter
14 30 (1.50%) Sybase
14 30 (1.50%) IBM
15 26 (1.30%) Remedy
16 24 (1.20%) Avaya
16 24 (1.20%) Nortel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jarvis Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus bonus and flex benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jarvis Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus bonus plus benefits package.
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 to £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Devon
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £23,814 to £32,744 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Volaris Exec
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + £6k on call allowance, annual bonu
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-28k
Posted: Yesterday
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
Future
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday