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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 336 269 294
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +25
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 854 1050 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 1.01% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 2.56% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 684 765 821
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%

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
39255 41093 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.41% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31712 32035 35265
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -47 823 £45,000 - 169
London -81 382 £50,000 -9.09% 63
South East -72 164 £42,500 +20.56% 47
City of London -5 97 £46,250 -15.90% 17
Berkshire +15 61 £57,500 +64.28% 14
East of England +13 59 £40,000 - 11
North West +27 57 £45,000 +20.00% 16
East Midlands +52 51 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Nottinghamshire +59 49 £37,500 +15.38%
Yorkshire +8 46 £32,500 - 16
Nottingham +46 40 £33,750 +3.84%
Bracknell +12 39 £60,000 +64.38% 3
West Yorkshire +13 37 £32,500 -35.00% 11
Leeds +28 33 £32,500 -35.00% 5
Manchester +15 32 £45,000 +25.87% 8
South West -33 31 £36,000 -4.00% 8
Surrey -29 30 £29,750 -33.88% 7
Cambridgeshire +7 28 £38,750 -3.12% 9
West Midlands -21 25 £35,500 +27.46% 5
Cheshire +19 24 £45,000 -2.17% 5
Cambridge +4 19 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Oxfordshire -2 16 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Hampshire -90 16 £32,500 +3.17% 10
Devon +4 13 £25,000 -33.33%
Oxford -3 13 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Hertfordshire -14 13 £52,500 +43.83% 2
West Sussex +3 12 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 11 £26,000 -13.33% 3
Wales -32 11 £30,000 +3.44% 11
Reading -11 10 £47,500 +102.12% 7

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 726 (39.96%) SQL
2 665 (36.60%) Degree
3 664 (36.54%) Mathematics
4 579 (31.87%) Analytical Skills
5 576 (31.70%) Finance
6 523 (28.78%) Analytics
7 340 (18.71%) Marketing
8 338 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 315 (17.34%) SAS
10 293 (16.13%) MS Excel
11 271 (14.91%) Java
12 267 (14.69%) Data Analysis
13 266 (14.64%) Computer Science
14 265 (14.58%) Windows
15 255 (14.03%) SQL Server
16 219 (12.05%) Visualisation
17 211 (11.61%) ITIL
17 211 (11.61%) Python
18 200 (11.01%) R
19 199 (10.95%) SPSS
20 195 (10.73%) Retail
21 190 (10.46%) Business Intelligence
22 188 (10.35%) Oracle
23 185 (10.18%) Data Mining
24 176 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
25 155 (8.53%) MS Office
26 154 (8.48%) Big Data
27 153 (8.42%) Algorithms
28 137 (7.54%) C++
29 134 (7.37%) Telecoms

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 315 (17.34%) SAS
2 99 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 58 (3.19%) IIS
4 50 (2.75%) Apache
5 42 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 36 (1.98%) Apache Pig
7 35 (1.93%) CMS
8 24 (1.32%) MS Exchange
9 18 (0.99%) Lync
9 18 (0.99%) WordPress
9 18 (0.99%) Umbraco
10 15 (0.83%) Apache Spark
11 12 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (0.61%) Live Communications Server
12 11 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.55%) Node.js
13 10 (0.55%) OpenROAD
13 10 (0.55%) Confluence
14 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 293 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 199 (10.95%) SPSS
3 155 (8.53%) MS Office
4 69 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (1.82%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.99%) InDesign
7 16 (0.88%) FastStats
8 13 (0.72%) CPLEX
8 13 (0.72%) Mathematica
9 12 (0.66%) Weka
10 11 (0.61%) Stata
10 11 (0.61%) PowerPivot
11 10 (0.55%) MS Visio
12 7 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.22%) MS Project
14 3 (0.17%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.17%) EViews
15 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 66 (3.63%) Google Analytics
2 18 (0.99%) Magento
3 12 (0.66%) Cognos Planning
3 12 (0.66%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 10 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.28%) SAP R/3
7 5 (0.28%) SAP SD
7 5 (0.28%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.22%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.11%) Agresso
10 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.055%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.055%) Oracle Clinical
11 1 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.055%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.10%) SaaS
2 15 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.77%) GitHub
4 7 (0.39%) Google Compute Engine
4 7 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.58%) DNS
1 65 (3.58%) DHCP
2 57 (3.14%) Firewall
3 56 (3.08%) Internet
4 42 (2.31%) LAN
5 34 (1.87%) WAN
6 33 (1.82%) SAN
7 26 (1.43%) TCP/IP
8 25 (1.38%) VPN
9 24 (1.32%) VoIP
10 20 (1.10%) Intranet
10 20 (1.10%) Wireless
11 19 (1.05%) Network Security
12 17 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
13 15 (0.83%) IP Telephony
14 13 (0.72%) Wireshark
14 13 (0.72%) BGP
14 13 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (0.66%) HTTP
15 12 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 185 (10.18%) Data Mining
3 154 (8.48%) Big Data
4 133 (7.32%) Hadoop
5 85 (4.68%) Relational Database
6 78 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 71 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 69 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 57 (3.14%) MySQL
10 55 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
11 53 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 51 (2.81%) NoSQL
13 49 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
14 48 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
15 46 (2.53%) Apache Hive
16 45 (2.48%) MS Access
17 44 (2.42%) Oracle Database
18 43 (2.37%) QlikView
19 42 (2.31%) EDRMS
19 42 (2.31%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 32 (1.76%) JIRA
2 21 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 20 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 18 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
4 18 (0.99%) Maven
5 16 (0.88%) LoadRunner
6 12 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.50%) JMeter
7 9 (0.50%) JUnit
8 8 (0.44%) NeoLoad
9 7 (0.39%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.28%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.28%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.22%) Hudson
11 4 (0.22%) Xcode
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.22%) Rational Performance Tester
11 4 (0.22%) Rational Functional Tester
12 3 (0.17%) Mercurial
General
1 576 (31.70%) Finance
2 340 (18.71%) Marketing
3 195 (10.73%) Retail
4 134 (7.37%) Telecoms
5 96 (5.28%) Banking
6 54 (2.97%) Advertising
7 45 (2.48%) Games
8 31 (1.71%) Legal
9 27 (1.49%) Law
10 18 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 18 (0.99%) Publishing
11 15 (0.83%) German Language
12 13 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 12 (0.66%) Back Office
13 12 (0.66%) Electronics
13 12 (0.66%) French Language
14 11 (0.61%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.55%) Front Office
16 6 (0.33%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 473 (26.03%) Analyst
2 227 (12.49%) Developer
3 130 (7.15%) Data Scientist
4 119 (6.55%) Data Analyst
5 112 (6.16%) DBA
6 78 (4.29%) Graduate
7 67 (3.69%) Senior Analyst
7 67 (3.69%) SQL DBA
8 59 (3.25%) Service Manager
9 57 (3.14%) Administrator
9 57 (3.14%) Consultant
10 52 (2.86%) Junior
11 49 (2.70%) Test Manager
11 49 (2.70%) Insight Analyst
12 47 (2.59%) C# Developer
13 46 (2.53%) Support Analyst
13 46 (2.53%) Support Engineer
14 44 (2.42%) Business Analyst
15 37 (2.04%) SQL Server DBA
16 35 (1.93%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (7.04%) HTML
2 111 (6.11%) .NET
3 102 (5.61%) CSS
4 66 (3.63%) jQuery
5 60 (3.30%) ASP.NET
6 40 (2.20%) XML
7 32 (1.76%) XHTML
8 27 (1.49%) Pandas
9 26 (1.43%) GWT
10 21 (1.16%) Spring
10 21 (1.16%) J2EE
10 21 (1.16%) AngularJS
11 20 (1.10%) Web Services
11 20 (1.10%) Flash
12 19 (1.05%) HTML5
12 19 (1.05%) NumPy
13 18 (0.99%) WSH
14 16 (0.88%) .NET Framework
15 15 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (0.77%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 664 (36.54%) Mathematics
2 579 (31.87%) Analytical Skills
3 266 (14.64%) Computer Science
4 219 (12.05%) Visualisation
5 153 (8.42%) Algorithms
6 131 (7.21%) Economics
7 118 (6.49%) Management Information System
8 95 (5.23%) Social Media
9 91 (5.01%) Physics
10 64 (3.52%) Replication
11 52 (2.86%) User Experience
12 44 (2.42%) Open Source
13 36 (1.98%) Applied Mathematics
13 36 (1.98%) Hedge funds
14 35 (1.93%) Credit Risk
15 34 (1.87%) Artificial Intelligence
16 29 (1.60%) Digital Media
17 28 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
18 26 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
18 26 (1.43%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 265 (14.58%) Windows
2 131 (7.21%) Linux
3 66 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 65 (3.58%) UNIX
5 59 (3.25%) Windows 7
6 46 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.21%) Android
9 20 (1.10%) Windows XP
10 16 (0.88%) Solaris
10 16 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.39%) CentOS
12 7 (0.39%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.33%) AIX
14 3 (0.17%) OpenWrt
14 3 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.17%) HPUX
14 3 (0.17%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (28.78%) Analytics
2 267 (14.69%) Data Analysis
3 211 (11.61%) ITIL
4 190 (10.46%) Business Intelligence
5 176 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
6 119 (6.55%) Incident Management
7 113 (6.22%) Data Modelling
8 107 (5.89%) Project Management
9 104 (5.72%) Coaching
10 100 (5.50%) Statistical Analysis
11 95 (5.23%) Mentoring
12 94 (5.17%) Service Management
13 93 (5.12%) Software Engineering
14 92 (5.06%) Statistical Modelling
15 89 (4.90%) Service Delivery
16 86 (4.73%) Predictive Modelling
16 86 (4.73%) CRM
17 83 (4.57%) Operations Research
17 83 (4.57%) Time Management
18 82 (4.51%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 726 (39.96%) SQL
2 271 (14.91%) Java
3 211 (11.61%) Python
4 200 (11.01%) R
5 137 (7.54%) C++
6 133 (7.32%) C#
7 103 (5.67%) MATLAB
8 95 (5.23%) T-SQL
9 93 (5.12%) VBA
10 88 (4.84%) PowerShell
11 77 (4.24%) JavaScript
12 53 (2.92%) PHP
13 51 (2.81%) C
14 46 (2.53%) VB
15 41 (2.26%) Perl
16 39 (2.15%) Ruby
17 30 (1.65%) VB.NET
18 29 (1.60%) PL/SQL
19 20 (1.10%) Scala
20 15 (0.83%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 665 (36.60%) Degree
2 126 (6.93%) PhD
3 102 (5.61%) Security Cleared
4 89 (4.90%) SC Cleared
5 45 (2.48%) DV Cleared
6 39 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 33 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (1.49%) CCNP
10 26 (1.43%) ISEB
10 26 (1.43%) MCITP
11 22 (1.21%) MCTS
12 12 (0.66%) IBM Certification
12 12 (0.66%) MCSE
12 12 (0.66%) Postgraduate
13 10 (0.55%) CCNA
14 9 (0.50%) MBA
15 8 (0.44%) ISTQB
16 5 (0.28%) PMP
16 5 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (6.60%) SLA
2 61 (3.36%) QA
3 14 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.17%) FINREP
8 2 (0.11%) Basel II
9 1 (0.055%) CDISC
9 1 (0.055%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.055%) BS7799
9 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 127 (6.99%) Active Directory
2 63 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (2.31%) ISA Server
4 35 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.61%) XenApp
7 9 (0.50%) HDFS
8 6 (0.33%) Docker
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.11%) Nmap
9 2 (0.11%) vSphere
10 1 (0.055%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.055%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 55 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 14 (0.77%) Netcool
3 11 (0.61%) Puppet
3 11 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (0.61%) Unicenter
3 11 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.50%) Nagios
6 7 (0.39%) SCOM
7 6 (0.33%) SCCM
8 5 (0.28%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.28%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.22%) WSUS
10 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.17%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 338 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 188 (10.35%) Oracle
3 86 (4.73%) Citrix
4 85 (4.68%) Google
5 77 (4.24%) VMware
6 68 (3.74%) Cisco
7 59 (3.25%) Tableau
8 58 (3.19%) Fujitsu
9 53 (2.92%) Business Objects
9 53 (2.92%) Veritas
9 53 (2.92%) Meridio
10 51 (2.81%) HP
11 44 (2.42%) IBM
12 29 (1.60%) Cognos
13 26 (1.43%) SolarWinds
14 20 (1.10%) Remedy
15 19 (1.05%) Adobe
16 17 (0.94%) SAP
16 17 (0.94%) Avaya
17 16 (0.88%) F5
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: From £120 to £140 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Significant Bonus (£75,000)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago