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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 317 299 352
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +53
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 999 962 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.89% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.75% 2.68% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 719 737 680
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,795 £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
36326 35889 38985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.01% 33.02% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28494 28990 32925
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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 22 August 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 August 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 -9 941 £41,500 -7.77% 138
London +6 510 £50,000 +2.04% 77
South East +8 182 £35,000 -6.66% 19
City of London +18 179 £48,750 -15.21% 33
North West -13 65 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Berkshire +25 62 £28,000 -25.33% 7
East of England +36 58 £38,000 +1.33% 14
Surrey +26 53 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Yorkshire -62 42 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Cambridgeshire +30 38 £37,500 - 6
South West -18 37 £35,000 -11.39% 7
Bracknell +30 36 £23,500 -30.37% 2
West Midlands -14 36 £38,500 -16.75%
Manchester -3 31 £48,500 -3.00% 11
Cheshire +3 29 £33,676 -32.64% 1
Scotland -26 26 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Cambridge +22 25 £37,500 -12.79% 6
Hampshire -22 25 £41,000 +1.23% 3
West Yorkshire -54 25 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Leeds -33 24 £35,000 +1.44% 2
Reading +14 21 £28,000 -8.19% 2
Wiltshire +11 21 £35,000 -53.33% 4
Birmingham +15 18 £35,000 -17.64%
Oxfordshire +9 15 £47,500 -22.44% 3
Hertfordshire +3 15 £40,000 +33.33% 8
Edinburgh -11 15 £45,000 +42.85% 8
Oxford +13 14 £50,000 -41.17% 3
Warwickshire +17 13 £38,500 +2.66%
Swindon +4 13 £35,000 -53.33% 1
Chester - 13 £33,852 -

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 878 (43.40%) Degree
2 837 (41.37%) SQL
3 795 (39.30%) Mathematics
4 612 (30.25%) Analytics
5 609 (30.10%) Finance
6 395 (19.53%) Computer Science
7 369 (18.24%) SAS
8 364 (17.99%) Java
9 358 (17.70%) Marketing
10 315 (15.57%) Microsoft
11 305 (15.08%) Windows
12 299 (14.78%) Data Analysis
13 293 (14.48%) Python
14 279 (13.79%) MS Excel
15 278 (13.74%) R
16 241 (11.91%) Linux
17 239 (11.81%) Economics
18 237 (11.72%) Big Data
19 234 (11.57%) SQL Server
20 226 (11.17%) Physics
21 214 (10.58%) ITIL
22 210 (10.38%) Data Mining
22 210 (10.38%) SPSS
23 206 (10.18%) Hadoop
24 205 (10.13%) Oracle
25 197 (9.74%) C++
26 187 (9.24%) Visualisation
27 186 (9.19%) PhD
28 179 (8.85%) C#
29 178 (8.80%) Business Intelligence

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 369 (18.24%) SAS
2 79 (3.91%) IIS
3 72 (3.56%) SharePoint
4 49 (2.42%) Apache
5 41 (2.03%) CMS
6 39 (1.93%) Apache Pig
6 39 (1.93%) MS Exchange
7 32 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 29 (1.43%) Lync
9 25 (1.24%) Tomcat
10 20 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (0.94%) nginx
12 15 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
14 8 (0.40%) Live Communications Server
14 8 (0.40%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.35%) Node.js
15 7 (0.35%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 279 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 210 (10.38%) SPSS
3 162 (8.01%) MS Office
4 90 (4.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
6 29 (1.43%) CPLEX
7 21 (1.04%) Stata
8 15 (0.74%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.64%) S-PLUS
9 13 (0.64%) Mathematica
10 12 (0.59%) MS Project
11 10 (0.49%) MS Visio
12 8 (0.40%) FastStats
12 8 (0.40%) InDesign
13 5 (0.25%) Vensim
14 4 (0.20%) Weka
15 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
16 1 (0.049%) PowerPivot
16 1 (0.049%) Maple
16 1 (0.049%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 93 (4.60%) Google Analytics
2 42 (2.08%) WebTrends
3 35 (1.73%) Oracle Applications
4 28 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 27 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
6 19 (0.94%) 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 General Ledger
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.049%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (0.94%) SaaS
3 13 (0.64%) GitHub
4 8 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
5 4 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.15%) Office 365
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.099%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.049%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 92 (4.55%) Internet
2 86 (4.25%) DNS
3 80 (3.95%) WAN
4 67 (3.31%) LAN
5 65 (3.21%) Firewall
5 65 (3.21%) DHCP
6 51 (2.52%) TCP/IP
7 47 (2.32%) Intranet
8 38 (1.88%) VPN
9 31 (1.53%) SAN
10 29 (1.43%) Wireless
11 28 (1.38%) MPLS
12 25 (1.24%) VoIP
12 25 (1.24%) IP Telephony
13 16 (0.79%) Unified Communications
14 15 (0.74%) BIG-IP
15 14 (0.69%) SNMP
16 13 (0.64%) PPP
17 12 (0.59%) VLAN
18 11 (0.54%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (11.72%) Big Data
2 234 (11.57%) SQL Server
3 210 (10.38%) Data Mining
4 206 (10.18%) Hadoop
5 154 (7.61%) Relational Database
6 103 (5.09%) MySQL
7 99 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
8 86 (4.25%) NoSQL
9 82 (4.05%) Apache Hive
10 61 (3.02%) MongoDB
11 60 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 53 (2.62%) Base SAS
12 53 (2.62%) HBase
13 50 (2.47%) RDBMS
14 45 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
15 39 (1.93%) MS Access
16 36 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 35 (1.73%) OLAP
18 31 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 30 (1.48%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 53 (2.62%) Git (software)
2 31 (1.53%) Maven
3 26 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (1.09%) Mercurial
4 22 (1.09%) Selenium
5 18 (0.89%) Subversion
6 16 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.74%) JMeter
8 14 (0.69%) RSpec
8 14 (0.69%) Cucumber
9 12 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
10 10 (0.49%) ClearCase
11 9 (0.44%) Jenkins
12 8 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
13 6 (0.30%) JUnit
14 5 (0.25%) GCC
14 5 (0.25%) GDB
14 5 (0.25%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.25%) NUnit
General
1 609 (30.10%) Finance
2 358 (17.70%) Marketing
3 151 (7.46%) Retail
4 113 (5.59%) Banking
5 103 (5.09%) Telecoms
6 86 (4.25%) Advertising
7 66 (3.26%) Games
8 34 (1.68%) Front Office
9 30 (1.48%) Law
9 30 (1.48%) Legal
10 28 (1.38%) Investment Banking
11 26 (1.29%) Billing
12 24 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 20 (0.99%) Publishing
13 20 (0.99%) Electronics
14 18 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.84%) French Language
16 16 (0.79%) German Language
17 9 (0.44%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 601 (29.71%) Analyst
2 363 (17.94%) Developer
3 165 (8.16%) Data Scientist
4 116 (5.73%) Data Analyst
5 113 (5.59%) Senior Analyst
6 108 (5.34%) Consultant
7 87 (4.30%) Graduate
8 79 (3.91%) Java Developer
9 76 (3.76%) Insight Analyst
10 72 (3.56%) Support Analyst
11 68 (3.36%) Python Developer
12 65 (3.21%) Software Engineer
13 58 (2.87%) SAS Analyst
14 57 (2.82%) Applications Support
15 53 (2.62%) C# Developer
16 50 (2.47%) Business Analyst
16 50 (2.47%) Service Manager
16 50 (2.47%) Administrator
17 49 (2.42%) DBA
18 47 (2.32%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (7.61%) .NET
2 144 (7.12%) HTML
3 117 (5.78%) CSS
4 88 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 72 (3.56%) jQuery
6 69 (3.41%) XML
7 49 (2.42%) JSON
8 47 (2.32%) .NET Framework
9 45 (2.22%) HTML5
10 41 (2.03%) CSS3
10 41 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (1.98%) Ajax
12 39 (1.93%) NumPy
13 38 (1.88%) Pandas
14 36 (1.78%) J2EE
14 36 (1.78%) SciPy
15 34 (1.68%) JDBC
16 32 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 31 (1.53%) Razor View Engine
17 31 (1.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 795 (39.30%) Mathematics
2 395 (19.53%) Computer Science
3 239 (11.81%) Economics
4 226 (11.17%) Physics
5 187 (9.24%) Visualisation
6 101 (4.99%) Management Information System
7 68 (3.36%) Credit Risk
8 62 (3.06%) Social Media
9 59 (2.92%) Hedge funds
10 45 (2.22%) Open Source
10 45 (2.22%) Applied Mathematics
11 42 (2.08%) Digital Media
12 38 (1.88%) Chemistry
13 37 (1.83%) Life Science
14 35 (1.73%) Artificial Intelligence
15 32 (1.58%) Client/Server
16 31 (1.53%) Biology
17 30 (1.48%) Data Extraction
17 30 (1.48%) Neural Network
18 24 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 305 (15.08%) Windows
2 241 (11.91%) Linux
3 116 (5.73%) UNIX
4 61 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (2.62%) Windows 7
7 42 (2.08%) Solaris
8 23 (1.14%) Android
9 21 (1.04%) Windows XP
10 20 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (0.94%) Mac OS X
12 17 (0.84%) Apple iOS
13 12 (0.59%) AIX
14 8 (0.40%) HPUX
15 7 (0.35%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.20%) OpenSolaris
18 3 (0.15%) SUSE
19 2 (0.099%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (30.25%) Analytics
2 299 (14.78%) Data Analysis
3 214 (10.58%) ITIL
4 178 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
5 164 (8.11%) Data Modelling
6 145 (7.17%) Statistical Modelling
7 144 (7.12%) OO
8 141 (6.97%) Project Management
9 140 (6.92%) Machine Learning
10 125 (6.18%) Statistical Analysis
11 124 (6.13%) Software Engineering
12 119 (5.88%) CRM
13 112 (5.54%) Service Delivery
14 108 (5.34%) Predictive Modelling
15 98 (4.84%) Data Management
16 97 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
17 94 (4.65%) Bayesian Methods
18 93 (4.60%) MapReduce
18 93 (4.60%) Incident Management
18 93 (4.60%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 837 (41.37%) SQL
2 364 (17.99%) Java
3 293 (14.48%) Python
4 278 (13.74%) R
5 197 (9.74%) C++
6 179 (8.85%) C#
7 129 (6.38%) JavaScript
8 125 (6.18%) MATLAB
9 99 (4.89%) VBA
10 78 (3.86%) C
11 70 (3.46%) Perl
12 57 (2.82%) PowerShell
13 55 (2.72%) T-SQL
13 55 (2.72%) Ruby
14 47 (2.32%) PL/SQL
15 44 (2.17%) PHP
16 33 (1.63%) VB
17 32 (1.58%) Shell Script
18 31 (1.53%) Bash Shell
19 26 (1.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 878 (43.40%) Degree
2 186 (9.19%) PhD
3 92 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 68 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 62 (3.06%) SC Cleared
6 57 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
7 50 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (1.98%) CCNP
8 40 (1.98%) MCSE
8 40 (1.98%) DV Cleared
9 33 (1.63%) CCNA
10 26 (1.29%) ISEB
11 17 (0.84%) MCSA
12 16 (0.79%) CFA
12 16 (0.79%) MCP
13 14 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (0.59%) ISTQB
14 12 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.54%) MCITP
16 8 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (6.33%) SLA
2 73 (3.61%) QA
3 19 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.54%) CDISC
6 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.15%) Basel III
8 3 (0.15%) Basel II
8 3 (0.15%) BS7799
8 3 (0.15%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.099%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.099%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.049%) COBIT
System Software
1 140 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 91 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.48%) ISA Server
4 18 (0.89%) XenApp
5 17 (0.84%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (0.49%) vSphere
9 7 (0.35%) UAG
10 6 (0.30%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.25%) HDFS
12 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.20%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.099%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.049%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.049%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.049%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (1.88%) NetBackup
2 15 (0.74%) SCCM
3 14 (0.69%) Netcool
4 9 (0.44%) Puppet
4 9 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (0.40%) Unicenter
6 7 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
6 7 (0.35%) OpenView
6 7 (0.35%) WSUS
7 6 (0.30%) WMI
7 6 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.30%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 6 (0.30%) OPNET
8 5 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.20%) SCOM
10 3 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 315 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 205 (10.13%) Oracle
3 134 (6.62%) Google
4 115 (5.68%) VMware
5 109 (5.39%) Cisco
6 79 (3.91%) Citrix
7 48 (2.37%) HP
8 38 (1.88%) Juniper
8 38 (1.88%) Veritas
8 38 (1.88%) Meridio
9 37 (1.83%) Omniture
10 34 (1.68%) Business Objects
11 32 (1.58%) Fujitsu
12 31 (1.53%) Twitter
12 31 (1.53%) SolarWinds
13 30 (1.48%) Sybase
14 28 (1.38%) IBM
15 27 (1.33%) Remedy
16 24 (1.19%) Nortel
17 23 (1.14%) F5
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Volaris Exec
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Comprehensive benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £21500 per annum + sas
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 package (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £53k per year + flexi benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stratospherec
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago