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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 300 315 317
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1078 1033 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 0.86% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.43% 2.16% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 745 808 674
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
44273 47833 44175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.97% 39.78% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35166 37988 35884
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +25 1011 £50,000 +12.99% 156
London -4 529 £57,500 +15.00% 82
South East +32 205 £50,000 +17.64% 18
City of London -7 103 £57,500 +9.52% 17
East of England +22 69 £43,000 +4.87% 11
North West +13 59 £45,000 +32.35% 10
Hampshire +25 57 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Berkshire +33 55 £60,000 +100.00% 3
South West +7 48 £25,000 -26.47% 10
Manchester +11 41 £45,000 +32.35% 8
Yorkshire +19 37 £23,000 -45.88% 8
Reading +30 36 £60,000 +79.10% 2
East Midlands +26 36 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Cambridgeshire +18 35 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Surrey -8 33 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire +13 31 £27,500 +17.02% 3
Nottinghamshire +17 27 £35,750 -13.33% 10
Wales +15 27 £37,000 +27.58% 3
South Wales +20 25 £37,000 +27.58% 3
Nottingham +20 25 £30,000 -27.27% 10
Cambridge +16 25 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Fareham - 25 - - 3
West Midlands -20 23 £40,000 +8.10% 3
West Yorkshire +6 22 £30,000 -29.41% 7
Milton Keynes -12 20 £27,500 +7.84% 2
Bedfordshire +17 19 £41,000 -34.40% 3
Scotland +3 18 £35,000 -22.22%
Leeds +4 16 £51,798 +18.39% 3
Hertfordshire +14 13 £40,500 +10.95% 2
Oxfordshire +9 12 £67,500 +68.75%

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 882 (44.19%) SQL
2 741 (37.12%) Degree
3 731 (36.62%) Analytics
4 720 (36.07%) Mathematics
5 697 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
6 557 (27.91%) Finance
7 431 (21.59%) Microsoft
8 375 (18.79%) SAS
9 373 (18.69%) Computer Science
10 366 (18.34%) R
11 364 (18.24%) Python
12 353 (17.69%) Marketing
13 311 (15.58%) MS Excel
14 306 (15.33%) Business Intelligence
15 302 (15.13%) Big Data
16 300 (15.03%) Java
17 290 (14.53%) Windows
18 282 (14.13%) Data Analysis
19 268 (13.43%) SQL Server
20 261 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
21 259 (12.98%) Data Mining
22 244 (12.22%) SPSS
23 242 (12.12%) Visualisation
24 239 (11.97%) Linux
25 228 (11.42%) Algorithms
26 227 (11.37%) ITIL
26 227 (11.37%) Hadoop
27 214 (10.72%) Oracle
28 167 (8.37%) PhD
29 163 (8.17%) MATLAB

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 375 (18.79%) SAS
2 63 (3.16%) Apache Pig
3 61 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 55 (2.76%) MS Exchange
4 55 (2.76%) Apache Spark
5 34 (1.70%) Apache
6 32 (1.60%) IIS
7 31 (1.55%) CMS
8 22 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (1.05%) Apache Solr
10 16 (0.80%) Confluence
10 16 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (0.65%) Lync
12 11 (0.55%) Umbraco
12 11 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (0.50%) WordPress
14 9 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.30%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 311 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 244 (12.22%) SPSS
3 158 (7.92%) MS Office
4 114 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.85%) Photoshop
6 17 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.65%) Stata
8 12 (0.60%) InDesign
9 11 (0.55%) Weka
10 7 (0.35%) CPLEX
11 6 (0.30%) Mathematica
11 6 (0.30%) GNU Octave
12 5 (0.25%) MS Project
13 4 (0.20%) Vensim
13 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (0.20%) PowerPivot
14 2 (0.10%) FastStats
14 2 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 20 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (0.65%) Cognos Planning
3 9 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (0.45%) Magento
3 9 (0.45%) WebTrends
4 8 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
5 7 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.25%) Cognos Controller
7 5 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.25%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.20%) SAP APO
9 2 (0.10%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.050%) Unica
10 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.050%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 1 (0.050%) assyst
10 1 (0.050%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 95 (4.76%) Google Analytics
2 34 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.30%) SaaS
4 13 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
5 10 (0.50%) Office 365
5 10 (0.50%) Responsys
5 10 (0.50%) Taleo
6 7 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (0.35%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.30%) GitHub
7 6 (0.30%) IaaS
7 6 (0.30%) PaaS
8 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.10%) SmartFocus
9 2 (0.10%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.10%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.050%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 98 (4.91%) Firewall
2 69 (3.46%) TCP/IP
3 63 (3.16%) WAN
4 60 (3.01%) LAN
5 38 (1.90%) Internet
6 37 (1.85%) SAN
7 35 (1.75%) VPN
8 34 (1.70%) DNS
9 31 (1.55%) DHCP
10 25 (1.25%) MPLS
11 23 (1.15%) Wireless
12 20 (1.00%) HTTP
13 19 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (0.90%) BIG-IP
15 16 (0.80%) Intranet
16 15 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (0.75%) VoIP
16 15 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (0.70%) DVB
18 13 (0.65%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (15.13%) Big Data
2 268 (13.43%) SQL Server
3 259 (12.98%) Data Mining
4 227 (11.37%) Hadoop
5 117 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 114 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
7 108 (5.41%) Relational Database
8 104 (5.21%) Apache Hive
9 89 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 77 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 76 (3.81%) MySQL
12 72 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 71 (3.56%) NoSQL
14 69 (3.46%) HBase
15 64 (3.21%) QlikView
16 53 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
17 50 (2.51%) Text Mining
18 48 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
19 42 (2.10%) Oracle Database
20 38 (1.90%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 32 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 27 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 21 (1.05%) JIRA
5 19 (0.95%) NUnit
6 16 (0.80%) Cucumber
7 15 (0.75%) Git (software)
7 15 (0.75%) Visual Studio
8 13 (0.65%) JUnit
8 13 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
8 13 (0.65%) TestLink
9 12 (0.60%) LoadRunner
10 8 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
11 6 (0.30%) Selenium
11 6 (0.30%) Apache Ivy
12 5 (0.25%) TestDirector
12 5 (0.25%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.20%) Xcode
13 4 (0.20%) Maven
13 4 (0.20%) FitNesse
General
1 557 (27.91%) Finance
2 353 (17.69%) Marketing
3 163 (8.17%) Retail
4 112 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 108 (5.41%) Banking
6 53 (2.66%) Advertising
7 39 (1.95%) Legal
8 35 (1.75%) Games
9 34 (1.70%) Publishing
10 25 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 24 (1.20%) Automotive
11 24 (1.20%) Law
12 22 (1.10%) Front Office
13 18 (0.90%) Investment Banking
14 17 (0.85%) Back Office
14 17 (0.85%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.60%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.55%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.40%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 524 (26.25%) Analyst
2 275 (13.78%) Data Scientist
3 209 (10.47%) Developer
4 173 (8.67%) Data Analyst
5 101 (5.06%) DBA
6 89 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
7 83 (4.16%) Consultant
7 83 (4.16%) Administrator
8 79 (3.96%) SQL DBA
9 64 (3.21%) Graduate
10 62 (3.11%) Business Analyst
11 51 (2.56%) Service Manager
12 44 (2.20%) Insight Analyst
13 43 (2.15%) SQL Server DBA
13 43 (2.15%) Junior
14 42 (2.10%) Technical Manager
15 40 (2.00%) Java Developer
16 37 (1.85%) Systems Administrator
17 36 (1.80%) Senior Developer
18 35 (1.75%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (5.41%) HTML
2 93 (4.66%) .NET
3 72 (3.61%) CSS
4 48 (2.40%) jQuery
5 38 (1.90%) XML
6 35 (1.75%) ASP.NET
7 26 (1.30%) Web Services
8 24 (1.20%) WSH
8 24 (1.20%) D3.js
9 23 (1.15%) .NET Framework
10 20 (1.00%) HTML5
11 19 (0.95%) Flash
12 17 (0.85%) WPF
13 16 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
14 15 (0.75%) LAMP
14 15 (0.75%) XHTML
15 13 (0.65%) GWT
15 13 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (0.55%) CSS3
16 11 (0.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 720 (36.07%) Mathematics
2 697 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
3 373 (18.69%) Computer Science
4 242 (12.12%) Visualisation
5 228 (11.42%) Algorithms
6 156 (7.82%) Economics
7 142 (7.11%) Management Information System
7 142 (7.11%) Physics
8 70 (3.51%) Data Centre
9 68 (3.41%) Replication
10 67 (3.36%) User Experience
11 66 (3.31%) Social Media
12 64 (3.21%) Neural Network
13 55 (2.76%) Data Extraction
14 38 (1.90%) Applied Mathematics
15 36 (1.80%) NHS
16 34 (1.70%) Credit Risk
16 34 (1.70%) Digital Media
17 33 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
17 33 (1.65%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 290 (14.53%) Windows
2 239 (11.97%) Linux
3 97 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (4.86%) UNIX
4 70 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 55 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.40%) Windows XP
8 24 (1.20%) Android
9 23 (1.15%) CentOS
10 22 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 20 (1.00%) Windows 8
12 19 (0.95%) Solaris
13 10 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.35%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.10%) AIX
15 2 (0.10%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (36.62%) Analytics
2 306 (15.33%) Business Intelligence
3 282 (14.13%) Data Analysis
4 261 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
5 227 (11.37%) ITIL
6 137 (6.86%) Machine Learning
7 134 (6.71%) Statistical Analysis
8 130 (6.51%) Service Delivery
9 123 (6.16%) Project Management
10 116 (5.81%) Data Modelling
10 116 (5.81%) Predictive Modelling
11 113 (5.66%) Statistical Modelling
12 106 (5.31%) Incident Management
13 103 (5.16%) Performance Tuning
14 102 (5.11%) Operations Research
15 91 (4.56%) Predictive Analytics
16 89 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 88 (4.41%) Data Analytics
18 85 (4.26%) CRM
19 83 (4.16%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 882 (44.19%) SQL
2 366 (18.34%) R
3 364 (18.24%) Python
4 300 (15.03%) Java
5 163 (8.17%) MATLAB
6 149 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 126 (6.31%) C++
8 118 (5.91%) C#
9 113 (5.66%) VBA
10 81 (4.06%) PowerShell
11 78 (3.91%) JavaScript
12 75 (3.76%) C
13 67 (3.36%) Perl
14 51 (2.56%) PHP
15 49 (2.45%) PL/SQL
16 46 (2.30%) Shell Script
17 39 (1.95%) Ruby
18 37 (1.85%) Scala
19 25 (1.25%) Bash Shell
20 22 (1.10%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 741 (37.12%) Degree
2 167 (8.37%) PhD
3 70 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
4 60 (3.01%) Security Cleared
5 49 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (2.30%) SC Cleared
7 37 (1.85%) ISEB
8 34 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 34 (1.70%) MCSE
9 33 (1.65%) CCNP
9 33 (1.65%) CCNA
10 22 (1.10%) MCTS
11 20 (1.00%) IBM Certification
12 18 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 17 (0.85%) MCP
14 15 (0.75%) Postgraduate
14 15 (0.75%) MCITP
15 8 (0.40%) CCIE
16 7 (0.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (5.66%) SLA
2 76 (3.81%) QA
3 27 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.25%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.15%) FINREP
7 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.10%) Basel II
9 1 (0.050%) BS7799
9 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.050%) CDISC
9 1 (0.050%) Basel III
9 1 (0.050%) Solvency II
System Software
1 112 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 79 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 34 (1.70%) HDFS
5 31 (1.55%) VMware ESX
5 31 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.50%) KVM
7 8 (0.40%) NFS
8 6 (0.30%) Firmware
8 6 (0.30%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.30%) Docker
9 5 (0.25%) LXC
9 5 (0.25%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 5 (0.25%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (0.25%) vSphere
9 5 (0.25%) XenApp
9 5 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.25%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (0.95%) Puppet
2 18 (0.90%) Tivoli
3 15 (0.75%) SCOM
3 15 (0.75%) Graphite
4 14 (0.70%) SCCM
5 12 (0.60%) NetBackup
6 9 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.40%) Netcool
8 7 (0.35%) Nagios
8 7 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (0.30%) Cacti
9 6 (0.30%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.25%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 5 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.25%) OpenView
10 5 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 431 (21.59%) Microsoft
2 214 (10.72%) Oracle
3 140 (7.01%) Tableau
4 103 (5.16%) Google
5 100 (5.01%) VMware
6 95 (4.76%) IBM
7 67 (3.36%) Cisco
8 50 (2.51%) Cognos
9 45 (2.25%) Citrix
9 45 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 41 (2.05%) HP
11 40 (2.00%) SAP
12 37 (1.85%) Business Objects
12 37 (1.85%) CheckPoint
13 36 (1.80%) F5
14 33 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
15 27 (1.35%) Adobe
16 24 (1.20%) Hortonworks
17 22 (1.10%) Greenplum
18 21 (1.05%) Cloudera
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment Midlands Ltd
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Consult Solutions
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum including excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£65-70K plus binus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £Competitive+package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25500.00 - £29500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Aerotek
Salary: Benefits + Remote Working
Posted: 14 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £125000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Rewards + No
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London
Essentia Analytics
Posted: 19 hours ago
Midlands
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston, Yorkshire
Parity Professionals
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Concept Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday