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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 334 325 322
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 933 934 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.84% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 2.15% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 628 732 725
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%

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
42805 43480 43008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.29% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 34401 34933 35896
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -23 843 £42,500 -5.55% 120
London -57 400 £50,000 -4.76% 52
South East +3 188 £42,500 +13.33% 15
City of London +19 106 £54,500 -5.21% 21
Berkshire +40 65 £70,000 +100.00% 1
Wales +44 59 £28,750 -17.85% 5
South Wales +50 58 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Yorkshire -23 57 £32,500 -10.34% 18
Newport - 54 £33,000 -
North West -15 48 £40,000 +6.66% 8
East of England -26 46 £40,000 +8.10% 14
Bracknell +19 45 - -
South West -1 43 £35,000 -11.39% 5
West Yorkshire -17 41 £33,750 -15.62% 14
West Midlands +14 40 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Hampshire -13 36 £39,250 +30.83% 4
Leeds -19 33 £32,500 -18.75% 10
Surrey +14 29 £45,500 +13.75% 2
Cheshire +14 24 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Manchester -26 23 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Buckinghamshire +19 20 £26,000 -45.83% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 19 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Oxfordshire +7 18 £56,250 +12.50%
Cambridge +3 15 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Macclesfield - 15 £40,000 -
Oxford +18 14 £56,250 -19.64%
East Midlands +4 13 £24,500 -32.87% 5
Scotland -1 13 £45,000 +17.64%
Devon -5 13 £25,000 -35.89% 1
Hertfordshire -24 13 £41,000 +9.33% 8

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 814 (42.09%) SQL
2 725 (37.49%) Degree
3 692 (35.78%) Mathematics
4 595 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 567 (29.32%) Finance
6 558 (28.85%) Analytics
7 366 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 334 (17.27%) SAS
9 318 (16.44%) Marketing
10 310 (16.03%) Java
11 301 (15.56%) Computer Science
12 300 (15.51%) Windows
13 296 (15.31%) MS Excel
14 293 (15.15%) Data Analysis
15 256 (13.24%) SQL Server
16 242 (12.51%) Agile Software Development
17 234 (12.10%) Python
18 225 (11.63%) Visualisation
19 219 (11.32%) R
20 213 (11.01%) ITIL
21 210 (10.86%) SPSS
22 205 (10.60%) Algorithms
23 203 (10.50%) Retail
24 199 (10.29%) Oracle
25 194 (10.03%) Data Mining
26 185 (9.57%) Economics
27 180 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
28 173 (8.95%) Big Data
29 167 (8.63%) MS Office
30 159 (8.22%) C#

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 334 (17.27%) SAS
2 95 (4.91%) SharePoint
3 74 (3.83%) IIS
4 64 (3.31%) Apache
5 50 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 36 (1.86%) Apache Pig
7 33 (1.71%) MS Exchange
8 30 (1.55%) Lync
9 22 (1.14%) CMS
10 19 (0.98%) nginx
11 18 (0.93%) WebLogic
11 18 (0.93%) Tomcat
12 16 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
13 13 (0.67%) Node.js
14 12 (0.62%) Live Communications Server
15 11 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.52%) Apache Spark
16 10 (0.52%) OpenROAD
17 9 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 296 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 210 (10.86%) SPSS
3 167 (8.63%) MS Office
4 56 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (1.50%) CPLEX
6 22 (1.14%) Stata
7 19 (0.98%) FastStats
8 18 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.62%) Mathematica
9 12 (0.62%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.62%) MS Project
10 11 (0.57%) PowerPivot
11 10 (0.52%) S-PLUS
12 9 (0.47%) MS Visio
13 8 (0.41%) InDesign
14 7 (0.36%) Weka
15 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
16 1 (0.052%) Simulink
16 1 (0.052%) Vensim
16 1 (0.052%) Maple
Business Applications
1 63 (3.26%) Google Analytics
2 22 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.62%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 11 (0.57%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.21%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.55%) SaaS
2 29 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (1.24%) GitHub
4 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
6 8 (0.41%) Google Compute Engine
6 8 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.052%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (4.24%) DNS
2 74 (3.83%) DHCP
3 71 (3.67%) Internet
4 61 (3.15%) LAN
5 56 (2.90%) Firewall
6 52 (2.69%) WAN
7 43 (2.22%) Intranet
8 36 (1.86%) VPN
9 35 (1.81%) SAN
10 30 (1.55%) TCP/IP
11 22 (1.14%) VoIP
11 22 (1.14%) Wireless
12 18 (0.93%) MPLS
13 16 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (0.78%) IP Telephony
14 15 (0.78%) BGP
15 12 (0.62%) Network Security
15 12 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (0.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 194 (10.03%) Data Mining
3 173 (8.95%) Big Data
4 137 (7.08%) Hadoop
5 110 (5.69%) Relational Database
6 86 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
7 85 (4.40%) MySQL
8 71 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 63 (3.26%) Apache Hive
10 60 (3.10%) NoSQL
10 60 (3.10%) MS Access
11 56 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 53 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 46 (2.38%) HBase
13 46 (2.38%) EDRMS
13 46 (2.38%) IDOL
14 45 (2.33%) MongoDB
15 42 (2.17%) Oracle Database
15 42 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
15 42 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 25 (1.29%) Visual Studio
3 24 (1.24%) Maven
3 24 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (1.09%) JIRA
5 17 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 16 (0.83%) JMeter
6 16 (0.83%) Mercurial
7 14 (0.72%) RSpec
7 14 (0.72%) Selenium
7 14 (0.72%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.52%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
9 8 (0.41%) NeoLoad
10 7 (0.36%) LoadRunner
10 7 (0.36%) JUnit
10 7 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (0.26%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.21%) Hudson
12 4 (0.21%) GCC
General
1 567 (29.32%) Finance
2 318 (16.44%) Marketing
3 203 (10.50%) Retail
4 123 (6.36%) Telecoms
5 95 (4.91%) Banking
6 69 (3.57%) Advertising
7 59 (3.05%) Games
8 36 (1.86%) Legal
9 26 (1.34%) Law
10 24 (1.24%) Front Office
11 20 (1.03%) German Language
12 18 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.88%) French Language
13 17 (0.88%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.83%) Publishing
15 14 (0.72%) Billing
16 11 (0.57%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.36%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.31%) iGaming
18 6 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 498 (25.75%) Analyst
2 288 (14.89%) Developer
3 137 (7.08%) Data Scientist
4 107 (5.53%) Data Analyst
5 85 (4.40%) Graduate
6 83 (4.29%) DBA
7 80 (4.14%) Consultant
8 75 (3.88%) Support Analyst
9 70 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
10 61 (3.15%) Service Manager
11 59 (3.05%) Administrator
12 57 (2.95%) Applications Support
13 49 (2.53%) SQL DBA
14 48 (2.48%) Java Developer
14 48 (2.48%) Support Engineer
14 48 (2.48%) Senior Developer
14 48 (2.48%) Insight Analyst
15 46 (2.38%) C# Developer
16 44 (2.28%) Junior
17 43 (2.22%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (6.88%) HTML
2 124 (6.41%) .NET
3 112 (5.79%) CSS
4 77 (3.98%) XML
5 68 (3.52%) ASP.NET
6 55 (2.84%) jQuery
7 41 (2.12%) JSON
8 39 (2.02%) HTML5
9 36 (1.86%) J2EE
10 33 (1.71%) CSS3
11 31 (1.60%) Pandas
12 30 (1.55%) Web Services
13 27 (1.40%) XHTML
14 25 (1.29%) JDBC
14 25 (1.29%) AngularJS
15 23 (1.19%) Google Closure
15 23 (1.19%) NumPy
16 22 (1.14%) Spring
16 22 (1.14%) Ajax
17 20 (1.03%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 692 (35.78%) Mathematics
2 595 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 301 (15.56%) Computer Science
4 225 (11.63%) Visualisation
5 205 (10.60%) Algorithms
6 185 (9.57%) Economics
7 133 (6.88%) Physics
8 118 (6.10%) Management Information System
9 56 (2.90%) Social Media
10 54 (2.79%) Hedge funds
11 50 (2.59%) Digital Media
12 47 (2.43%) Credit Risk
13 44 (2.28%) Open Source
13 44 (2.28%) User Experience
14 43 (2.22%) Applied Mathematics
15 42 (2.17%) Replication
16 37 (1.91%) Chemistry
17 36 (1.86%) Data Extraction
17 36 (1.86%) Informatics
18 33 (1.71%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 300 (15.51%) Windows
2 154 (7.96%) Linux
3 79 (4.08%) UNIX
4 70 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 59 (3.05%) Windows 7
6 52 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (1.50%) Solaris
8 23 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.14%) Windows XP
10 19 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.88%) Android
13 16 (0.83%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.57%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.41%) HPUX
16 7 (0.36%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.31%) AIX
18 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.21%) OpenSolaris
19 4 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (28.85%) Analytics
2 293 (15.15%) Data Analysis
3 242 (12.51%) Agile Software Development
4 213 (11.01%) ITIL
5 180 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
6 149 (7.70%) Project Management
7 125 (6.46%) OO
8 122 (6.31%) Statistical Analysis
9 120 (6.20%) Incident Management
10 119 (6.15%) Data Modelling
11 113 (5.84%) Statistical Modelling
12 111 (5.74%) Coaching
13 110 (5.69%) Mentoring
14 102 (5.27%) Service Delivery
15 101 (5.22%) Machine Learning
16 99 (5.12%) Time Management
16 99 (5.12%) Predictive Modelling
16 99 (5.12%) Data Management
17 96 (4.96%) Software Engineering
18 93 (4.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 814 (42.09%) SQL
2 310 (16.03%) Java
3 234 (12.10%) Python
4 219 (11.32%) R
5 159 (8.22%) C#
6 156 (8.07%) C++
7 116 (6.00%) MATLAB
8 98 (5.07%) JavaScript
9 89 (4.60%) VBA
10 87 (4.50%) PowerShell
11 75 (3.88%) T-SQL
12 66 (3.41%) Perl
13 64 (3.31%) Ruby
14 54 (2.79%) C
15 49 (2.53%) VB
16 41 (2.12%) PHP
17 39 (2.02%) VB.NET
18 37 (1.91%) PL/SQL
19 20 (1.03%) Scala
20 16 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 725 (37.49%) Degree
2 142 (7.34%) PhD
3 111 (5.74%) Security Cleared
4 82 (4.24%) SC Cleared
5 54 (2.79%) DV Cleared
6 52 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
7 47 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (1.55%) CCNP
10 21 (1.09%) MCSE
10 21 (1.09%) ISEB
11 20 (1.03%) CCNA
12 18 (0.93%) MCITP
13 15 (0.78%) CFA
14 14 (0.72%) MCTS
15 11 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (0.36%) Postgraduate
17 6 (0.31%) PMI Certification
18 5 (0.26%) PMP
18 5 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (5.64%) SLA
2 83 (4.29%) QA
3 10 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.16%) Basel II
7 2 (0.10%) BS7799
7 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.10%) IAS 39
7 2 (0.10%) Basel III
8 1 (0.052%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.052%) CDISC
8 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 156 (8.07%) Active Directory
2 87 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.38%) ISA Server
4 21 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.62%) XenApp
6 12 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.31%) vSphere
7 6 (0.31%) Docker
7 6 (0.31%) HDFS
8 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.052%) UAG
11 1 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.052%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.052%) Nmap
11 1 (0.052%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 60 (3.10%) NetBackup
2 15 (0.78%) Netcool
3 12 (0.62%) Unicenter
3 12 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (0.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 10 (0.52%) Puppet
4 10 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.47%) Nagios
6 7 (0.36%) WSUS
6 7 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (0.36%) SCCM
7 6 (0.31%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
8 5 (0.26%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.21%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.16%) OpenView
10 3 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 366 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 199 (10.29%) Oracle
3 105 (5.43%) VMware
4 103 (5.33%) Google
5 95 (4.91%) Citrix
6 94 (4.86%) Cisco
7 66 (3.41%) HP
8 59 (3.05%) Fujitsu
9 58 (3.00%) Meridio
9 58 (3.00%) Veritas
10 42 (2.17%) Business Objects
10 42 (2.17%) Tableau
11 31 (1.60%) Remedy
12 30 (1.55%) SolarWinds
13 24 (1.24%) Sybase
13 24 (1.24%) Avaya
14 23 (1.19%) Twitter
15 22 (1.14%) IBM
16 21 (1.09%) Cognos
16 21 (1.09%) Bloomberg
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capita
Posted: 19 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £125000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Rewards + Non-Pres
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
HFG
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
HFG
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
South East
PayPoint
Salary: Up to £45,000 Per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago