The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 312 308 361
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +53
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 989 879 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.81% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.71% 2.47% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 744 650 645
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,602
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36459 35575 38829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.65% 32.70% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28921 28935 32864
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +2 933 £43,500 +2.35% 117
London +3 538 £50,000 +5.26% 51
South East +17 179 £42,500 +13.33% 22
City of London +42 178 £52,500 -4.54% 21
Surrey +37 63 £42,500 +25.00% 8
North West +23 59 £37,500 +7.14% 10
East of England +22 52 £43,750 +9.37% 9
South West -31 36 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Hampshire -5 35 £42,500 +3.65% 1
Cambridgeshire +34 33 £37,500 -17.58% 4
Berkshire +4 33 £30,000 -15.49% 6
Scotland -16 33 £45,000 +21.62% 3
Manchester +26 32 £34,000 -26.88% 6
West Midlands +16 30 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Yorkshire -76 29 £38,750 +19.23% 8
Cheshire +21 23 £43,750 +45.83% 2
Cambridge +14 20 £37,500 -26.47% 4
Wiltshire -7 20 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Bracknell +9 19 £23,500 -27.69% 1
Leeds -38 19 £42,500 +23.18% 3
West Yorkshire -54 19 £42,500 +27.81% 7
Birmingham +16 17 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Edinburgh -9 17 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Southampton +19 14 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Swindon -15 12 £35,000 -36.36%
Buckinghamshire +8 11 £23,500 -33.80% 2
East Midlands -5 11 £37,500 -13.29% 2
Stockport - 11 £34,000 -
Oxford +7 10 £28,500 -12.49% 1
Oxfordshire +5 10 £28,500 -0.12% 1

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 923 (43.91%) Degree
2 842 (40.06%) SQL
3 806 (38.34%) Mathematics
4 647 (30.78%) Finance
5 619 (29.45%) Analytics
6 423 (20.12%) Computer Science
7 399 (18.98%) SAS
8 390 (18.55%) Java
9 352 (16.75%) Marketing
10 310 (14.75%) Windows
11 300 (14.27%) Microsoft
12 299 (14.22%) Python
13 294 (13.99%) R
14 289 (13.75%) Data Analysis
15 280 (13.32%) MS Excel
16 250 (11.89%) Big Data
17 243 (11.56%) Physics
18 242 (11.51%) Linux
19 238 (11.32%) Economics
20 232 (11.04%) Data Mining
21 227 (10.80%) Hadoop
22 226 (10.75%) SQL Server
23 215 (10.23%) Oracle
24 213 (10.13%) C++
25 206 (9.80%) ITIL
26 203 (9.66%) SPSS
27 193 (9.18%) PhD
28 191 (9.09%) C#
28 191 (9.09%) Visualisation
28 191 (9.09%) Relational Database

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 399 (18.98%) SAS
2 77 (3.66%) IIS
3 57 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 50 (2.38%) CMS
5 43 (2.05%) Apache Pig
6 36 (1.71%) Apache
6 36 (1.71%) MS Exchange
7 24 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 22 (1.05%) WebLogic
9 21 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (0.95%) Lync
10 20 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (0.81%) nginx
12 11 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (0.38%) TIBCO EMS
15 7 (0.33%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.33%) WordPress
16 6 (0.29%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 280 (13.32%) MS Excel
2 203 (9.66%) SPSS
3 156 (7.42%) MS Office
4 90 (4.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (1.67%) CPLEX
6 27 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (1.05%) Stata
8 17 (0.81%) MS Project
9 16 (0.76%) Photoshop
10 13 (0.62%) S-PLUS
11 12 (0.57%) MS Visio
12 9 (0.43%) Mathematica
13 8 (0.38%) InDesign
14 6 (0.29%) Vensim
15 4 (0.19%) FastStats
15 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
16 3 (0.14%) Weka
17 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
17 1 (0.048%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 95 (4.52%) Google Analytics
2 40 (1.90%) WebTrends
3 34 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
5 28 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 22 (1.05%) SiteCatalyst
7 8 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
9 6 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
11 4 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
12 3 (0.14%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 25 (1.19%) SaaS
3 10 (0.48%) GitHub
4 8 (0.38%) Office 365
5 4 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.095%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.095%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.048%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.048%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 96 (4.57%) Internet
2 84 (4.00%) DNS
3 74 (3.52%) WAN
3 74 (3.52%) Firewall
4 63 (3.00%) LAN
5 57 (2.71%) DHCP
6 55 (2.62%) TCP/IP
7 43 (2.05%) Intranet
8 37 (1.76%) VPN
9 36 (1.71%) MPLS
10 32 (1.52%) Wireless
11 29 (1.38%) VoIP
11 29 (1.38%) SAN
12 24 (1.14%) IP Telephony
13 23 (1.09%) PPP
14 19 (0.90%) OSPF
14 19 (0.90%) BGP
15 18 (0.86%) VLAN
16 17 (0.81%) IPsec
16 17 (0.81%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (11.89%) Big Data
2 232 (11.04%) Data Mining
3 227 (10.80%) Hadoop
4 226 (10.75%) SQL Server
5 191 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 116 (5.52%) MySQL
7 101 (4.80%) NoSQL
8 98 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
9 88 (4.19%) Apache Hive
10 66 (3.14%) MongoDB
11 62 (2.95%) RDBMS
12 61 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 58 (2.76%) HBase
14 52 (2.47%) Base SAS
15 46 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
15 46 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 41 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 33 (1.57%) Oracle Database
17 33 (1.57%) OLAP
18 31 (1.47%) Impala
Development Applications
1 57 (2.71%) Git (software)
2 27 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (1.19%) Mercurial
4 23 (1.09%) Subversion
5 22 (1.05%) Selenium
6 20 (0.95%) Visual Studio
7 19 (0.90%) Maven
8 15 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
9 13 (0.62%) ClearCase
9 13 (0.62%) RSpec
9 13 (0.62%) Cucumber
10 12 (0.57%) NUnit
11 11 (0.52%) JMeter
12 9 (0.43%) WebLogic Workshop
13 8 (0.38%) GCC
13 8 (0.38%) GDB
14 7 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
14 7 (0.33%) CruiseControl
15 6 (0.29%) JUnit
16 5 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 647 (30.78%) Finance
2 352 (16.75%) Marketing
3 148 (7.04%) Retail
4 108 (5.14%) Banking
5 93 (4.42%) Advertising
6 89 (4.23%) Telecoms
7 60 (2.85%) Games
8 38 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 35 (1.67%) Front Office
10 31 (1.47%) Law
11 30 (1.43%) Legal
12 25 (1.19%) Billing
13 22 (1.05%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.81%) Publishing
15 17 (0.81%) Electronics
16 12 (0.57%) French Language
17 7 (0.33%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.33%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 640 (30.45%) Analyst
2 359 (17.08%) Developer
3 185 (8.80%) Data Scientist
4 125 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
5 113 (5.38%) Data Analyst
6 112 (5.33%) Consultant
7 82 (3.90%) Java Developer
8 79 (3.76%) Support Analyst
9 78 (3.71%) Graduate
10 75 (3.57%) Insight Analyst
11 69 (3.28%) SAS Analyst
11 69 (3.28%) Applications Support
12 64 (3.04%) Python Developer
13 62 (2.95%) Programmer
13 62 (2.95%) Software Engineer
14 58 (2.76%) Architect
15 56 (2.66%) Administrator
15 56 (2.66%) DBA
16 51 (2.43%) Business Analyst
17 50 (2.38%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (8.56%) .NET
2 152 (7.23%) HTML
3 121 (5.76%) CSS
4 93 (4.42%) MapReduce
5 87 (4.14%) ASP.NET
6 82 (3.90%) jQuery
7 76 (3.62%) XML
8 62 (2.95%) .NET Framework
9 55 (2.62%) HTML5
10 54 (2.57%) JSON
11 51 (2.43%) CSS3
12 48 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 42 (2.00%) J2EE
14 41 (1.95%) Ajax
15 40 (1.90%) JDBC
16 39 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 37 (1.76%) Web Services
18 34 (1.62%) REST
18 34 (1.62%) Razor View Engine
19 31 (1.47%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 806 (38.34%) Mathematics
2 423 (20.12%) Computer Science
3 243 (11.56%) Physics
4 238 (11.32%) Economics
5 191 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 87 (4.14%) Management Information System
7 72 (3.43%) Social Media
8 67 (3.19%) Credit Risk
9 47 (2.24%) Hedge funds
9 47 (2.24%) Digital Media
10 46 (2.19%) Applied Mathematics
11 41 (1.95%) Open Source
12 38 (1.81%) Neural Network
13 37 (1.76%) Replication
14 34 (1.62%) Artificial Intelligence
15 33 (1.57%) Biology
15 33 (1.57%) Life Science
16 31 (1.47%) Chemistry
17 30 (1.43%) Client/Server
18 25 (1.19%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 310 (14.75%) Windows
2 242 (11.51%) Linux
3 113 (5.38%) UNIX
4 53 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (2.19%) Solaris
6 44 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (2.09%) Windows 7
7 22 (1.05%) Android
7 22 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 18 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 17 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 17 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.43%) AIX
11 9 (0.43%) SUSE
12 7 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.29%) HPUX
14 5 (0.24%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (29.45%) Analytics
2 289 (13.75%) Data Analysis
3 206 (9.80%) ITIL
4 183 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
5 167 (7.94%) Data Modelling
6 153 (7.28%) Project Management
7 144 (6.85%) OO
8 138 (6.57%) Statistical Modelling
8 138 (6.57%) Machine Learning
9 131 (6.23%) Service Delivery
10 125 (5.95%) Statistical Analysis
11 122 (5.80%) Software Engineering
12 121 (5.76%) Data Management
13 119 (5.66%) CRM
14 117 (5.57%) Predictive Modelling
15 116 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
16 93 (4.42%) Web Development
17 92 (4.38%) Operations Research
18 89 (4.23%) E-Commerce
19 85 (4.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 842 (40.06%) SQL
2 390 (18.55%) Java
3 299 (14.22%) Python
4 294 (13.99%) R
5 213 (10.13%) C++
6 191 (9.09%) C#
7 141 (6.71%) JavaScript
8 124 (5.90%) MATLAB
9 108 (5.14%) VBA
10 78 (3.71%) Perl
11 76 (3.62%) C
12 60 (2.85%) T-SQL
13 51 (2.43%) PL/SQL
14 48 (2.28%) Ruby
15 45 (2.14%) VB
16 39 (1.86%) PowerShell
17 38 (1.81%) PHP
17 38 (1.81%) Shell Script
18 36 (1.71%) Bash Shell
19 19 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 923 (43.91%) Degree
2 193 (9.18%) PhD
3 71 (3.38%) Security Cleared
4 64 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 56 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
7 48 (2.28%) SC Cleared
8 45 (2.14%) CCNP
9 39 (1.86%) MCSE
10 37 (1.76%) CCNA
11 28 (1.33%) ISEB
12 26 (1.24%) DV Cleared
13 18 (0.86%) MCSA
14 17 (0.81%) MCP
15 16 (0.76%) ISTQB
16 15 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 15 (0.71%) CFA
17 11 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 10 (0.48%) CISSP
19 9 (0.43%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (6.71%) SLA
2 77 (3.66%) QA
3 22 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.76%) CDISC
6 10 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.14%) Basel II
8 3 (0.14%) IAS 39
8 3 (0.14%) Basel III
9 2 (0.095%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.095%) BS7799
10 1 (0.048%) GCP
10 1 (0.048%) COBIT
10 1 (0.048%) AIFMD
System Software
1 132 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 74 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.90%) ISA Server
4 18 (0.86%) XenApp
5 17 (0.81%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 13 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (0.52%) Hyper-V
9 9 (0.43%) vSphere
10 7 (0.33%) UAG
11 6 (0.29%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.24%) HDFS
13 4 (0.19%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.095%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.095%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.048%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (1.05%) NetBackup
2 15 (0.71%) SCCM
3 11 (0.52%) Netcool
3 11 (0.52%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.38%) Puppet
4 8 (0.38%) Data Guard
4 8 (0.38%) OpenView
5 7 (0.33%) Oracle Statspack
5 7 (0.33%) WSUS
6 6 (0.29%) WMI
6 6 (0.29%) OPNET
6 6 (0.29%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 6 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.19%) SCOM
8 4 (0.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (0.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.14%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 300 (14.27%) Microsoft
2 215 (10.23%) Oracle
3 133 (6.33%) Google
4 108 (5.14%) Cisco
5 99 (4.71%) VMware
6 65 (3.09%) Citrix
7 45 (2.14%) Business Objects
8 41 (1.95%) Juniper
9 37 (1.76%) Twitter
10 36 (1.71%) HP
10 36 (1.71%) Omniture
11 33 (1.57%) IBM
12 32 (1.52%) SAP
13 30 (1.43%) SolarWinds
14 27 (1.28%) Sybase
14 27 (1.28%) Facebook
15 26 (1.24%) Avaya
16 25 (1.19%) Nortel
17 23 (1.09%) Adobe
17 23 (1.09%) CheckPoint
Salford, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £36k - 45k per year
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £32k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £28k - 33k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: Market related
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday