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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 325 320 303
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 950 980 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.85% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 2.18% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 671 703 729
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
44549 44937 43443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.90% 38.86% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35843 35005 35130
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -7 881 £45,000 +11.11% 128
London -1 505 £50,000 +5.26% 59
South East -16 163 £42,500 +21.42% 18
City of London -40 98 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Hampshire +52 47 £38,500 -4.93% 4
Surrey +3 43 £45,000 +28.57% 6
South West -2 43 £35,000 - 12
North West -25 42 £45,000 -4.25% 13
East of England -2 41 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Berkshire -17 35 £55,000 +98.19% 5
Yorkshire -6 32 £32,500 -7.14% 8
East Midlands +34 31 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Manchester +7 31 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Nottingham +16 28 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 28 £32,500 -7.14% 2
West Yorkshire -1 27 £32,500 - 3
Wales +15 26 £30,500 -32.96% 1
Reading +14 25 £55,000 +96.42% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 25 £44,500 +18.66% 3
Cambridge +14 21 £44,500 +18.66% 3
South Wales 0 21 £37,000 -18.68%
Leeds +6 20 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands -1 19 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Scotland +2 18 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Newport -4 16 £30,250 -33.51%
Fareham - 16 - - 1
Oxfordshire +1 14 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Milton Keynes -5 13 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 13 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Dorset +10 12 £43,164 - 2

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 879 (44.08%) SQL
2 756 (37.91%) Analytics
3 753 (37.76%) Degree
4 737 (36.96%) Mathematics
5 670 (33.60%) Analytical Skills
6 571 (28.64%) Finance
7 437 (21.92%) Computer Science
8 420 (21.06%) Python
9 402 (20.16%) R
10 388 (19.46%) Microsoft
11 378 (18.96%) SAS
12 349 (17.50%) Marketing
13 319 (16.00%) MS Excel
14 318 (15.95%) Java
15 309 (15.50%) Big Data
16 285 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
17 277 (13.89%) Data Analysis
18 256 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
19 248 (12.44%) Windows
20 243 (12.19%) Data Mining
21 242 (12.14%) Hadoop
22 238 (11.94%) SPSS
23 233 (11.69%) Algorithms
24 232 (11.63%) Linux
25 222 (11.13%) SQL Server
26 215 (10.78%) ITIL
27 205 (10.28%) Visualisation
28 169 (8.48%) Oracle
29 168 (8.43%) Statistical Analysis
30 165 (8.27%) PhD

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 378 (18.96%) SAS
2 72 (3.61%) Apache Spark
3 57 (2.86%) Apache Pig
4 46 (2.31%) MS Exchange
5 40 (2.01%) Apache
6 37 (1.86%) SharePoint
7 27 (1.35%) Apache Solr
8 24 (1.20%) IIS
9 20 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (0.85%) CMS
11 14 (0.70%) Lync
12 12 (0.60%) Drupal
13 11 (0.55%) Confluence
14 8 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.35%) WordPress
15 7 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.30%) ArcGIS
17 5 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 319 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 238 (11.94%) SPSS
3 145 (7.27%) MS Office
4 121 (6.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.90%) GNU Octave
7 12 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.60%) Stata
8 11 (0.55%) PowerPivot
9 9 (0.45%) CPLEX
9 9 (0.45%) Weka
10 7 (0.35%) S-PLUS
11 6 (0.30%) Photoshop
11 6 (0.30%) Mathematica
12 5 (0.25%) MS Project
13 4 (0.20%) Vensim
14 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.15%) InDesign
14 3 (0.15%) FastStats
15 2 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 16 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (0.55%) WebTrends
3 10 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
4 8 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.35%) SAP APO
5 7 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.25%) Unica
7 5 (0.25%) Cognos Controller
7 5 (0.25%) Temenos T24
7 5 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.10%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.050%) Magento
10 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.050%) assyst
10 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.050%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 83 (4.16%) Google Analytics
2 37 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (1.20%) SaaS
5 15 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
6 13 (0.65%) Taleo
6 13 (0.65%) Responsys
7 11 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.55%) Office 365
8 8 (0.40%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.35%) GitHub
10 6 (0.30%) IaaS
10 6 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.30%) PaaS
10 6 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.10%) SmartFocus
11 2 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.050%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.050%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.76%) Firewall
2 75 (3.76%) TCP/IP
3 62 (3.11%) LAN
4 60 (3.01%) WAN
5 56 (2.81%) Internet
6 47 (2.36%) DNS
7 37 (1.86%) SAN
8 35 (1.76%) VPN
9 26 (1.30%) DHCP
10 25 (1.25%) Wireless
11 23 (1.15%) MPLS
12 20 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (0.95%) HTTP
13 19 (0.95%) VoIP
14 16 (0.80%) Intranet
15 15 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
15 15 (0.75%) BIG-IP
16 13 (0.65%) Cisco PIX
16 13 (0.65%) iSCSI
16 13 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (15.50%) Big Data
2 243 (12.19%) Data Mining
3 242 (12.14%) Hadoop
4 222 (11.13%) SQL Server
5 126 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
6 107 (5.37%) Relational Database
7 100 (5.02%) Apache Hive
8 91 (4.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 78 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 78 (3.91%) NoSQL
10 71 (3.56%) MySQL
11 69 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 61 (3.06%) HBase
13 55 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 54 (2.71%) QlikView
15 45 (2.26%) Text Mining
16 44 (2.21%) OLAP
17 43 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
18 39 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
19 37 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 23 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 22 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.80%) NUnit
5 16 (0.80%) JIRA
6 15 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.60%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.50%) JUnit
9 9 (0.45%) TestLink
10 8 (0.40%) Maven
11 7 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.30%) Selenium
12 6 (0.30%) Apache Ivy
13 5 (0.25%) Ant
13 5 (0.25%) Subversion
13 5 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (0.25%) TestDirector
13 5 (0.25%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 571 (28.64%) Finance
2 349 (17.50%) Marketing
3 163 (8.17%) Retail
4 99 (4.96%) Banking
5 79 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 44 (2.21%) Advertising
7 41 (2.06%) Publishing
8 40 (2.01%) Legal
9 32 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 31 (1.55%) Front Office
11 30 (1.50%) Games
12 24 (1.20%) Manufacturing
13 23 (1.15%) Law
14 19 (0.95%) Back Office
15 17 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.85%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.40%) Automotive
17 5 (0.25%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.25%) Local Government
17 5 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 537 (26.93%) Analyst
2 300 (15.05%) Data Scientist
3 247 (12.39%) Developer
4 206 (10.33%) Data Analyst
5 85 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
6 82 (4.11%) Administrator
7 71 (3.56%) Graduate
7 71 (3.56%) DBA
8 66 (3.31%) Consultant
9 61 (3.06%) Business Analyst
10 59 (2.96%) SQL DBA
11 51 (2.56%) Insight Analyst
12 50 (2.51%) Java Developer
13 49 (2.46%) Junior
14 40 (2.01%) Systems Administrator
14 40 (2.01%) Data Manager
15 39 (1.96%) Senior Developer
16 38 (1.91%) Systems Engineer
16 38 (1.91%) SQL Server DBA
16 38 (1.91%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (4.86%) HTML
2 73 (3.66%) .NET
3 65 (3.26%) CSS
4 45 (2.26%) XML
5 31 (1.55%) jQuery
6 24 (1.20%) HTML5
7 23 (1.15%) Web Services
8 19 (0.95%) LAMP
8 19 (0.95%) D3.js
9 18 (0.90%) CSS3
9 18 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
9 18 (0.90%) Ajax
10 16 (0.80%) ASP.NET
11 15 (0.75%) WPF
12 14 (0.70%) WSH
13 12 (0.60%) NumPy
14 11 (0.55%) SciPy
14 11 (0.55%) Regular Expression
14 11 (0.55%) Pandas
14 11 (0.55%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 737 (36.96%) Mathematics
2 670 (33.60%) Analytical Skills
3 437 (21.92%) Computer Science
4 233 (11.69%) Algorithms
5 205 (10.28%) Visualisation
6 162 (8.12%) Economics
7 160 (8.02%) Physics
8 116 (5.82%) Management Information System
9 78 (3.91%) User Experience
10 67 (3.36%) Data Centre
11 57 (2.86%) Data Extraction
12 52 (2.61%) NHS
12 52 (2.61%) Neural Network
13 50 (2.51%) Replication
14 40 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 37 (1.86%) Applied Mathematics
16 33 (1.65%) Digital Media
17 32 (1.60%) Social Media
17 32 (1.60%) Data Integration
18 26 (1.30%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 248 (12.44%) Windows
2 232 (11.63%) Linux
3 112 (5.62%) UNIX
4 84 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (2.41%) Windows 7
7 46 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.10%) CentOS
10 21 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 20 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 19 (0.95%) Windows 8
13 18 (0.90%) Android
14 17 (0.85%) Solaris
15 13 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.35%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.20%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.10%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.10%) AIX
18 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (37.91%) Analytics
2 285 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 277 (13.89%) Data Analysis
4 256 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
5 215 (10.78%) ITIL
6 168 (8.43%) Statistical Analysis
7 140 (7.02%) Machine Learning
8 138 (6.92%) Statistical Modelling
8 138 (6.92%) Project Management
9 118 (5.92%) Data Modelling
10 117 (5.87%) Service Delivery
11 113 (5.67%) Data Analytics
12 108 (5.42%) Predictive Modelling
13 98 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
13 98 (4.91%) Data Management
14 96 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 95 (4.76%) Software Engineering
16 93 (4.66%) Operations Research
16 93 (4.66%) Change Management
17 90 (4.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 879 (44.08%) SQL
2 420 (21.06%) Python
3 402 (20.16%) R
4 318 (15.95%) Java
5 153 (7.67%) MATLAB
6 127 (6.37%) VBA
7 118 (5.92%) C++
8 116 (5.82%) C#
9 107 (5.37%) T-SQL
10 93 (4.66%) JavaScript
11 80 (4.01%) Perl
12 75 (3.76%) PowerShell
13 69 (3.46%) C
14 61 (3.06%) Scala
15 59 (2.96%) Shell Script
16 49 (2.46%) PHP
17 43 (2.16%) PL/SQL
18 33 (1.65%) Ruby
19 23 (1.15%) VB
20 19 (0.95%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 753 (37.76%) Degree
2 165 (8.27%) PhD
3 75 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
5 48 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (2.21%) Security Cleared
7 42 (2.11%) MCSE
8 37 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 37 (1.86%) CCNA
9 29 (1.45%) ISEB
10 26 (1.30%) CCNP
11 23 (1.15%) SC Cleared
12 18 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 17 (0.85%) MCTS
14 15 (0.75%) MCITP
14 15 (0.75%) MCP
15 13 (0.65%) Postgraduate
16 12 (0.60%) RHCE
17 10 (0.50%) RHCA
18 8 (0.40%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.41%) SLA
2 62 (3.11%) QA
3 27 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.25%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.10%) Basel II
7 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.10%) Basel III
7 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.050%) P3O
8 1 (0.050%) BS7799
8 1 (0.050%) COBIT
System Software
1 105 (5.27%) Active Directory
2 73 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.30%) VMware ESX
5 20 (1.00%) HDFS
6 14 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (0.65%) NFS
8 8 (0.40%) vSphere
8 8 (0.40%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.30%) Firmware
10 5 (0.25%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.25%) KVM
10 5 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.20%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.20%) XenApp
12 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.050%) Samba
13 1 (0.050%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.050%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (1.10%) Puppet
2 20 (1.00%) Tivoli
3 18 (0.90%) Graphite
4 17 (0.85%) SCCM
4 17 (0.85%) SCOM
5 15 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.40%) NetBackup
6 8 (0.40%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.40%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.30%) Nagios
8 6 (0.30%) Cacti
9 5 (0.25%) Ganglia
9 5 (0.25%) WhatsUp Gold
9 5 (0.25%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.25%) HP SIM
9 5 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.25%) collectd
9 5 (0.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 388 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 169 (8.48%) Oracle
3 128 (6.42%) Tableau
4 100 (5.02%) Google
5 94 (4.71%) VMware
6 88 (4.41%) IBM
7 75 (3.76%) Cisco
8 59 (2.96%) SAP
9 53 (2.66%) Red Hat
10 45 (2.26%) HP
11 38 (1.91%) F5
12 36 (1.81%) Cognos
13 33 (1.65%) CheckPoint
14 31 (1.55%) MicroStrategy
14 31 (1.55%) Citrix
15 27 (1.35%) NetApp
16 26 (1.30%) ServiceNow
17 23 (1.15%) Alteryx
18 22 (1.10%) Symantec
18 22 (1.10%) Omniture
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
BrightTALK Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + strong benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: Profit Share Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + £20,000 bonus + (£150,000 OTE) +
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum OTE £110,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
ITF Solutions
Salary: £24500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
JCW Search Ltd
Posted: Yesterday