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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 329 296 296
Rank change year-on-year
-33 0
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 957 1094 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.92% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 2.30% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 683 880 728
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
42704 47587 42823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.48% 39.82% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33700 37640 34723
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -24 908 £47,500 +5.55% 145
London -46 431 £55,000 +10.00% 69
South East -18 192 £50,000 +25.00% 21
City of London +15 104 £57,500 +27.77% 14
East of England +43 84 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Berkshire +63 80 £60,000 +45.45% 5
North West +27 76 £40,000 +23.07% 16
Cambridgeshire +22 44 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Yorkshire +25 43 £28,500 -31.32% 11
Manchester 0 37 £44,000 +35.38% 7
Bracknell +27 35 £65,000 +52.94%
South West -8 35 £39,000 +4.00% 10
Cambridge +18 34 £49,500 +32.00% 5
Hampshire -25 33 £55,000 +46.66% 5
Cheshire +22 31 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Reading +20 30 £58,750 +94.21% 4
Surrey +3 30 £46,250 -7.50% 3
West Yorkshire +20 29 £30,000 -33.33% 7
Buckinghamshire +6 27 £37,500 +36.36% 4
Leeds +20 24 £28,000 -37.77% 3
West Midlands -28 24 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Hertfordshire +10 23 £36,000 +44.00% 1
East Midlands +20 19 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Wales -8 19 £33,750 +8.87% 3
South Wales -13 18 £34,000 +9.67% 3
Oxfordshire +1 17 £34,776 -18.17% 1
Fareham - 17 - -
Oxford +16 16 £34,888 -12.78%
Nottinghamshire +8 15 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Scotland +8 14 £42,682 +0.42% 2

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 817 (45.04%) SQL
2 677 (37.32%) Degree
3 662 (36.49%) Mathematics
4 620 (34.18%) Analytical Skills
5 617 (34.01%) Analytics
6 527 (29.05%) Finance
7 424 (23.37%) Microsoft
8 328 (18.08%) Marketing
9 314 (17.31%) SAS
10 313 (17.25%) MS Excel
11 293 (16.15%) Computer Science
12 290 (15.99%) Windows
13 276 (15.21%) R
14 274 (15.10%) Python
15 266 (14.66%) SQL Server
16 256 (14.11%) Data Analysis
17 248 (13.67%) Business Intelligence
18 242 (13.34%) Java
19 228 (12.57%) SPSS
20 226 (12.46%) Big Data
21 216 (11.91%) ITIL
22 215 (11.85%) Data Mining
23 203 (11.19%) Oracle
24 201 (11.08%) Visualisation
25 184 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
26 179 (9.87%) Hadoop
27 173 (9.54%) Algorithms
28 169 (9.32%) Linux
29 159 (8.77%) MS Office
30 156 (8.60%) Retail

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 314 (17.31%) SAS
2 94 (5.18%) SharePoint
3 58 (3.20%) Apache Pig
4 45 (2.48%) MS Exchange
5 44 (2.43%) IIS
5 44 (2.43%) Apache Spark
6 42 (2.32%) CMS
7 35 (1.93%) Apache
8 21 (1.16%) WordPress
9 20 (1.10%) Umbraco
10 15 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (0.66%) Lync
12 11 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (0.61%) Confluence
13 10 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.39%) Live Communications Server
15 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 313 (17.25%) MS Excel
2 228 (12.57%) SPSS
3 159 (8.77%) MS Office
4 96 (5.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.43%) Photoshop
6 21 (1.16%) InDesign
7 15 (0.83%) MS Visio
8 13 (0.72%) Weka
9 12 (0.66%) Stata
9 12 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.50%) Mathematica
11 8 (0.44%) CPLEX
12 4 (0.22%) FastStats
13 3 (0.17%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.17%) EViews
13 3 (0.17%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
13 3 (0.17%) MS Project
14 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
15 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (1.10%) Magento
2 19 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
2 19 (1.05%) Cognos Planning
3 10 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.39%) WebTrends
4 7 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.22%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.22%) SAP R/3
6 4 (0.22%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.22%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 4 (0.22%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.11%) Unica
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.055%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.055%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 95 (5.24%) Google Analytics
2 31 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.54%) SaaS
4 27 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.33%) Office 365
5 6 (0.33%) GitHub
6 5 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.22%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.11%) Responsys
8 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.11%) Taleo
8 2 (0.11%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.055%) Route 53
9 1 (0.055%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.055%) IaaS
9 1 (0.055%) PaaS
9 1 (0.055%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.055%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 89 (4.91%) Firewall
2 63 (3.47%) WAN
3 59 (3.25%) LAN
4 54 (2.98%) Internet
5 49 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 43 (2.37%) DHCP
7 42 (2.32%) DNS
8 34 (1.87%) SAN
9 32 (1.76%) VPN
10 28 (1.54%) Wireless
11 22 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (1.05%) MPLS
12 19 (1.05%) VoIP
13 18 (0.99%) Network Security
14 17 (0.94%) BGP
15 16 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (0.88%) BIG-IP
16 14 (0.77%) VLAN
16 14 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 226 (12.46%) Big Data
3 215 (11.85%) Data Mining
4 179 (9.87%) Hadoop
5 100 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 87 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
7 86 (4.74%) Relational Database
8 82 (4.52%) Apache Hive
9 78 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 78 (4.30%) NoSQL
10 66 (3.64%) MySQL
11 64 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 63 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 52 (2.87%) QlikView
13 52 (2.87%) HBase
14 49 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
15 47 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
16 43 (2.37%) Oracle Database
17 39 (2.15%) MongoDB
18 36 (1.98%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 21 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (1.16%) JIRA
3 20 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
4 15 (0.83%) NUnit
5 13 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 12 (0.66%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.61%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.55%) JUnit
9 9 (0.50%) LoadRunner
10 8 (0.44%) TestLink
11 7 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.22%) Xcode
12 4 (0.22%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.22%) Hudson
12 4 (0.22%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.17%) Git (software)
13 3 (0.17%) Calabash
13 3 (0.17%) Apache Ivy
14 2 (0.11%) Maven
General
1 527 (29.05%) Finance
2 328 (18.08%) Marketing
3 156 (8.60%) Retail
4 121 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 92 (5.07%) Banking
6 51 (2.81%) Advertising
7 44 (2.43%) Legal
8 35 (1.93%) Publishing
9 30 (1.65%) Law
10 26 (1.43%) Games
11 22 (1.21%) Automotive
12 18 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (0.99%) Back Office
13 13 (0.72%) Front Office
13 13 (0.72%) Aerospace
14 12 (0.66%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.55%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.50%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.39%) Electronics
17 7 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 464 (25.58%) Analyst
2 196 (10.80%) Data Scientist
3 189 (10.42%) Developer
4 142 (7.83%) Data Analyst
5 106 (5.84%) DBA
6 86 (4.74%) Consultant
7 77 (4.24%) SQL DBA
8 74 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
9 65 (3.58%) Administrator
10 60 (3.31%) Graduate
11 57 (3.14%) Business Analyst
12 56 (3.09%) Service Manager
13 44 (2.43%) Insight Analyst
14 41 (2.26%) Support Engineer
15 38 (2.09%) Junior
16 34 (1.87%) Network Engineer
16 34 (1.87%) SQL Server DBA
16 34 (1.87%) Technical Manager
17 33 (1.82%) Test Manager
18 32 (1.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (7.00%) HTML
2 105 (5.79%) .NET
3 92 (5.07%) CSS
4 68 (3.75%) jQuery
5 43 (2.37%) ASP.NET
6 26 (1.43%) XHTML
7 25 (1.38%) WSH
8 24 (1.32%) XML
8 24 (1.32%) Flash
9 23 (1.27%) HTML5
10 22 (1.21%) GWT
10 22 (1.21%) .NET Framework
11 17 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (0.72%) Razor View Engine
12 13 (0.72%) Ajax
12 13 (0.72%) Web Services
13 12 (0.66%) WPF
14 11 (0.61%) RESTful
14 11 (0.61%) Ruby on Rails
15 10 (0.55%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 662 (36.49%) Mathematics
2 620 (34.18%) Analytical Skills
3 293 (16.15%) Computer Science
4 201 (11.08%) Visualisation
5 173 (9.54%) Algorithms
6 127 (7.00%) Management Information System
7 119 (6.56%) Economics
8 108 (5.95%) Physics
9 92 (5.07%) Social Media
10 68 (3.75%) Replication
11 59 (3.25%) User Experience
12 46 (2.54%) Neural Network
13 43 (2.37%) Open Source
14 38 (2.09%) Artificial Intelligence
14 38 (2.09%) Applied Mathematics
15 36 (1.98%) Credit Risk
16 35 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
17 30 (1.65%) NHS
18 29 (1.60%) Digital Media
19 25 (1.38%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 290 (15.99%) Windows
2 169 (9.32%) Linux
3 79 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (4.24%) Windows 7
5 62 (3.42%) UNIX
6 54 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (1.76%) Android
10 28 (1.54%) Windows XP
11 26 (1.43%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.94%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.83%) Solaris
14 10 (0.55%) CentOS
15 7 (0.39%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.17%) OpenWrt
16 3 (0.17%) MVS
16 3 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (34.01%) Analytics
2 256 (14.11%) Data Analysis
3 248 (13.67%) Business Intelligence
4 216 (11.91%) ITIL
5 184 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (7.17%) Data Modelling
7 112 (6.17%) Service Delivery
8 110 (6.06%) Predictive Modelling
9 108 (5.95%) Incident Management
10 106 (5.84%) Statistical Analysis
11 100 (5.51%) Project Management
12 97 (5.35%) Operations Research
12 97 (5.35%) Machine Learning
13 93 (5.13%) Change Management
14 89 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
15 88 (4.85%) Service Management
16 84 (4.63%) Statistical Modelling
17 82 (4.52%) MapReduce
18 76 (4.19%) Predictive Analytics
19 74 (4.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 817 (45.04%) SQL
2 276 (15.21%) R
3 274 (15.10%) Python
4 242 (13.34%) Java
5 146 (8.05%) MATLAB
6 137 (7.55%) T-SQL
7 120 (6.62%) C#
8 106 (5.84%) C++
9 96 (5.29%) VBA
10 84 (4.63%) PowerShell
11 79 (4.36%) JavaScript
12 56 (3.09%) PHP
13 55 (3.03%) C
14 49 (2.70%) Perl
15 43 (2.37%) PL/SQL
16 41 (2.26%) Ruby
17 27 (1.49%) Scala
18 23 (1.27%) Clojure
19 19 (1.05%) VB.NET
20 18 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 677 (37.32%) Degree
2 147 (8.10%) PhD
3 75 (4.13%) Security Cleared
4 68 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 51 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
6 48 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (2.04%) CCNP
8 34 (1.87%) MCSE
9 33 (1.82%) ISEB
10 27 (1.49%) CCNA
11 24 (1.32%) MCTS
12 23 (1.27%) IBM Certification
13 20 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 18 (0.99%) DV Cleared
14 18 (0.99%) Postgraduate
15 17 (0.94%) MCITP
16 14 (0.77%) MCP
16 14 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 9 (0.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (6.17%) SLA
2 71 (3.91%) QA
3 29 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.28%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.17%) FINREP
8 2 (0.11%) Basel II
9 1 (0.055%) BS7799
9 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.055%) CDISC
9 1 (0.055%) Solvency II
System Software
1 120 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 72 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 32 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
5 31 (1.71%) HDFS
6 23 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 18 (0.99%) ISA Server
8 9 (0.50%) XenApp
9 8 (0.44%) Docker
10 7 (0.39%) KVM
11 5 (0.28%) Xen
11 5 (0.28%) LXC
11 5 (0.28%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 4 (0.22%) Firmware
12 4 (0.22%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.17%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.17%) NFS
14 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (1.54%) NetBackup
2 12 (0.66%) Netcool
3 11 (0.61%) SCCM
4 10 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (0.50%) Puppet
6 8 (0.44%) SCOM
6 8 (0.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 7 (0.39%) Unicenter
7 7 (0.39%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (0.28%) Mesos
9 5 (0.28%) Nagios
9 5 (0.28%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 5 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 4 (0.22%) OpenView
10 4 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
10 4 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 424 (23.37%) Microsoft
2 203 (11.19%) Oracle
3 109 (6.01%) Tableau
4 104 (5.73%) Google
5 89 (4.91%) VMware
6 69 (3.80%) IBM
7 65 (3.58%) Citrix
8 61 (3.36%) Cisco
9 43 (2.37%) HP
10 38 (2.09%) Business Objects
10 38 (2.09%) F5
11 35 (1.93%) Cognos
12 30 (1.65%) SAP
12 30 (1.65%) CheckPoint
13 29 (1.60%) Fujitsu
14 28 (1.54%) Adobe
15 27 (1.49%) Red Hat
16 26 (1.43%) Veritas
17 25 (1.38%) Meridio
18 24 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
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