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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 307 314 331
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1000 1047 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.86% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.34% 2.15% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 721 852 655
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,768 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%

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
42758 48805 42968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.56% 40.25% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33806 38988 34942
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £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 28 May 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 May 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 +6 941 £50,000 +11.11% 130
London -9 494 £55,000 +10.00% 56
South East +18 188 £50,000 +17.64% 15
City of London +32 105 £57,500 +15.00% 19
East of England +36 76 £45,000 +13.92% 16
North West +17 64 £40,000 +17.64% 12
Berkshire +52 61 £60,000 +50.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +21 40 £50,000 +33.33% 8
South West +5 39 £28,000 -25.33% 10
Hampshire -1 39 £40,000 -5.88%
Manchester +16 38 £43,750 +34.61% 7
Yorkshire +24 35 £23,500 -47.77% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 32 £27,500 -
Reading - 30 £58,750 - 4
Surrey +16 28 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Cambridge +20 27 £50,000 +33.33% 7
West Midlands -7 24 £51,250 +20.58% 6
Scotland +7 21 £34,890 -22.46% 2
Fareham - 20 - -
East Midlands +19 18 £36,250 -27.50% 11
West Yorkshire +17 18 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Bracknell +22 17 £65,000 +57.57% 1
Cheshire +5 17 £40,000 +40.71% 3
Milton Keynes -17 17 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire +10 16 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Bedfordshire +8 16 £41,000 -25.45% 4
South Wales +9 15 £37,000 +19.35% 1
Wales +9 15 £37,000 +19.35% 2
Hertfordshire +5 15 £36,000 +17.07% 2
North Yorkshire - 14 £23,000 -

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 848 (44.05%) SQL
2 719 (37.35%) Degree
3 701 (36.42%) Mathematics
4 688 (35.74%) Analytics
5 677 (35.17%) Analytical Skills
6 554 (28.78%) Finance
7 434 (22.55%) Microsoft
8 352 (18.29%) SAS
9 347 (18.03%) Marketing
10 341 (17.71%) Computer Science
11 328 (17.04%) R
12 327 (16.99%) MS Excel
13 320 (16.62%) Python
14 288 (14.96%) Windows
15 276 (14.34%) SQL Server
16 272 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
17 271 (14.08%) Data Analysis
18 269 (13.97%) Big Data
19 257 (13.35%) Java
20 252 (13.09%) SPSS
21 251 (13.04%) Data Mining
22 224 (11.64%) Visualisation
23 219 (11.38%) ITIL
24 214 (11.12%) Oracle
25 210 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
26 207 (10.75%) Hadoop
27 206 (10.70%) Linux
28 204 (10.60%) Algorithms
29 168 (8.73%) MS Office
30 164 (8.52%) PhD

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 352 (18.29%) SAS
2 78 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 58 (3.01%) Apache Pig
4 51 (2.65%) MS Exchange
4 51 (2.65%) Apache Spark
5 41 (2.13%) CMS
6 37 (1.92%) IIS
7 32 (1.66%) Apache
8 21 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
9 20 (1.04%) Umbraco
10 19 (0.99%) WordPress
11 16 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (0.68%) Lync
12 13 (0.68%) Confluence
13 12 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (0.52%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 327 (16.99%) MS Excel
2 252 (13.09%) SPSS
3 168 (8.73%) MS Office
4 115 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (1.40%) Photoshop
6 21 (1.09%) InDesign
7 18 (0.94%) MS Visio
8 14 (0.73%) Stata
8 14 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.68%) Weka
10 8 (0.42%) Mathematica
11 6 (0.31%) CPLEX
12 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.21%) GNU Octave
13 3 (0.16%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.16%) EViews
13 3 (0.16%) MS Project
13 3 (0.16%) Vensim
14 2 (0.10%) FastStats
14 2 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 19 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (0.94%) Magento
3 17 (0.88%) Cognos Planning
4 10 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.47%) WebTrends
6 8 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.10%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.10%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.10%) Unica
9 2 (0.10%) MetaTrader
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.052%) assyst
10 1 (0.052%) Cognos Controller
10 1 (0.052%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 1 (0.052%) Oracle Clinical
Cloud Services
1 100 (5.19%) Google Analytics
2 29 (1.51%) SaaS
2 29 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
4 9 (0.47%) Office 365
5 6 (0.31%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.21%) GitHub
8 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.10%) PaaS
9 2 (0.10%) Taleo
9 2 (0.10%) Responsys
9 2 (0.10%) IaaS
9 2 (0.10%) SmartFocus
10 1 (0.052%) Route 53
10 1 (0.052%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.052%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.052%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 88 (4.57%) Firewall
2 68 (3.53%) WAN
3 59 (3.06%) LAN
4 56 (2.91%) TCP/IP
5 45 (2.34%) Internet
6 33 (1.71%) VPN
7 32 (1.66%) DHCP
8 31 (1.61%) DNS
9 30 (1.56%) Wireless
10 28 (1.45%) SAN
11 21 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (1.04%) MPLS
12 20 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (0.94%) Network Security
14 17 (0.88%) BIG-IP
14 17 (0.88%) VLAN
15 15 (0.78%) Intranet
16 14 (0.73%) HTTP
16 14 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
17 13 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 269 (13.97%) Big Data
3 251 (13.04%) Data Mining
4 207 (10.75%) Hadoop
5 112 (5.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 106 (5.51%) Relational Database
7 97 (5.04%) Apache Hive
8 95 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
9 89 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 78 (4.05%) NoSQL
11 71 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 68 (3.53%) MySQL
13 65 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 64 (3.32%) HBase
15 56 (2.91%) QlikView
16 50 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
17 49 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
18 48 (2.49%) Oracle Database
19 46 (2.39%) Text Mining
20 38 (1.97%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 25 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
3 20 (1.04%) JIRA
4 18 (0.94%) NUnit
5 14 (0.73%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.73%) Cucumber
5 14 (0.73%) Jenkins
6 11 (0.57%) TestLink
6 11 (0.57%) JUnit
7 10 (0.52%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (0.31%) Selenium
9 6 (0.31%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (0.21%) Xcode
10 4 (0.21%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.21%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.16%) Calabash
12 2 (0.10%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.10%) TestDirector
General
1 554 (28.78%) Finance
2 347 (18.03%) Marketing
3 159 (8.26%) Retail
4 114 (5.92%) Telecoms
5 102 (5.30%) Banking
6 57 (2.96%) Advertising
7 43 (2.23%) Legal
8 30 (1.56%) Publishing
8 30 (1.56%) Games
9 24 (1.25%) Automotive
10 23 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (1.14%) Law
12 18 (0.94%) Back Office
13 16 (0.83%) Front Office
13 16 (0.83%) Investment Banking
14 15 (0.78%) Aerospace
15 12 (0.62%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.52%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.36%) Electronics
18 6 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 494 (25.66%) Analyst
2 234 (12.16%) Data Scientist
3 208 (10.81%) Developer
4 154 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 109 (5.66%) DBA
6 87 (4.52%) Consultant
7 83 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
8 79 (4.10%) SQL DBA
9 72 (3.74%) Administrator
10 69 (3.58%) Graduate
11 63 (3.27%) Business Analyst
12 51 (2.65%) Service Manager
13 44 (2.29%) Junior
14 43 (2.23%) Insight Analyst
15 37 (1.92%) Support Engineer
16 36 (1.87%) SQL Server DBA
17 35 (1.82%) Technical Manager
18 34 (1.77%) Network Engineer
18 34 (1.77%) Test Manager
19 31 (1.61%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (6.29%) HTML
2 107 (5.56%) .NET
3 85 (4.42%) CSS
4 62 (3.22%) jQuery
5 43 (2.23%) ASP.NET
6 34 (1.77%) XML
7 27 (1.40%) Flash
8 25 (1.30%) .NET Framework
8 25 (1.30%) WSH
9 22 (1.14%) D3.js
10 21 (1.09%) HTML5
11 19 (0.99%) XHTML
12 17 (0.88%) GWT
12 17 (0.88%) Web Services
13 16 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (0.83%) WPF
14 12 (0.62%) Ajax
14 12 (0.62%) Razor View Engine
15 11 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
15 11 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 701 (36.42%) Mathematics
2 677 (35.17%) Analytical Skills
3 341 (17.71%) Computer Science
4 224 (11.64%) Visualisation
5 204 (10.60%) Algorithms
6 138 (7.17%) Management Information System
7 135 (7.01%) Economics
8 124 (6.44%) Physics
9 83 (4.31%) Social Media
10 68 (3.53%) User Experience
10 68 (3.53%) Replication
11 67 (3.48%) Data Centre
12 61 (3.17%) Neural Network
13 41 (2.13%) Data Extraction
13 41 (2.13%) NHS
14 38 (1.97%) Artificial Intelligence
14 38 (1.97%) Credit Risk
15 37 (1.92%) Applied Mathematics
16 34 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
17 32 (1.66%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 288 (14.96%) Windows
2 206 (10.70%) Linux
3 90 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (4.62%) UNIX
5 72 (3.74%) Windows 7
6 55 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (1.66%) Android
10 29 (1.51%) Windows XP
11 24 (1.25%) Apple iOS
12 16 (0.83%) Solaris
12 16 (0.83%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.68%) CentOS
14 7 (0.36%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.16%) OpenWrt
15 3 (0.16%) MVS
16 2 (0.10%) AIX
16 2 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 688 (35.74%) Analytics
2 272 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
3 271 (14.08%) Data Analysis
4 219 (11.38%) ITIL
5 210 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
6 133 (6.91%) Data Modelling
7 124 (6.44%) Predictive Modelling
8 122 (6.34%) Machine Learning
9 121 (6.29%) Statistical Analysis
10 120 (6.23%) Service Delivery
11 114 (5.92%) Incident Management
12 110 (5.71%) Operations Research
13 106 (5.51%) Project Management
14 100 (5.19%) Statistical Modelling
15 94 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
16 93 (4.83%) Change Management
17 87 (4.52%) Predictive Analytics
18 83 (4.31%) Data Analytics
18 83 (4.31%) MapReduce
19 82 (4.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 848 (44.05%) SQL
2 328 (17.04%) R
3 320 (16.62%) Python
4 257 (13.35%) Java
5 158 (8.21%) MATLAB
6 144 (7.48%) T-SQL
7 129 (6.70%) C++
8 119 (6.18%) C#
9 108 (5.61%) VBA
10 85 (4.42%) PowerShell
11 84 (4.36%) JavaScript
12 67 (3.48%) C
13 53 (2.75%) PHP
14 50 (2.60%) Perl
15 49 (2.55%) PL/SQL
16 41 (2.13%) Ruby
17 31 (1.61%) Shell Script
18 29 (1.51%) Scala
19 21 (1.09%) Clojure
19 21 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 719 (37.35%) Degree
2 164 (8.52%) PhD
3 71 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (3.38%) Security Cleared
5 57 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 57 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
6 45 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (1.71%) CCNP
7 33 (1.71%) ISEB
8 31 (1.61%) MCSE
9 29 (1.51%) CCNA
10 27 (1.40%) MCTS
11 25 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 23 (1.19%) IBM Certification
13 20 (1.04%) Postgraduate
14 19 (0.99%) MCITP
15 18 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 15 (0.78%) MCP
17 10 (0.52%) DV Cleared
18 9 (0.47%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (6.34%) SLA
2 79 (4.10%) QA
3 30 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.26%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.16%) FINREP
8 3 (0.16%) Basel II
9 1 (0.052%) Basel III
9 1 (0.052%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.052%) CDISC
9 1 (0.052%) BS7799
9 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 113 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 77 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.82%) HDFS
4 35 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
5 24 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 10 (0.52%) ISA Server
7 7 (0.36%) KVM
8 6 (0.31%) Docker
9 5 (0.26%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.26%) LXC
9 5 (0.26%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 5 (0.26%) Xen
9 5 (0.26%) XenApp
9 5 (0.26%) NFS
10 4 (0.21%) Firmware
11 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.16%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (0.88%) NetBackup
2 13 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 12 (0.62%) SCCM
4 10 (0.52%) Netcool
5 9 (0.47%) Puppet
6 8 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.42%) SCOM
7 7 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 5 (0.26%) Mesos
9 5 (0.26%) Unicenter
9 5 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 5 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 4 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
10 4 (0.21%) OpenView
10 4 (0.21%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.21%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 434 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 214 (11.12%) Oracle
3 124 (6.44%) Tableau
4 110 (5.71%) Google
5 90 (4.68%) VMware
6 88 (4.57%) IBM
7 56 (2.91%) Cisco
8 45 (2.34%) Citrix
9 44 (2.29%) Business Objects
10 39 (2.03%) Cognos
11 37 (1.92%) F5
12 34 (1.77%) HP
12 34 (1.77%) Adobe
13 32 (1.66%) SAP
13 32 (1.66%) Red Hat
13 32 (1.66%) CheckPoint
14 30 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
15 25 (1.30%) Hortonworks
16 22 (1.14%) Greenplum
17 21 (1.09%) Cloudera
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
networx
Salary: From £21,103 to £23,262 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £70,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP Negotiable on experience +bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 Per Annum £negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75 - £80 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + excellent bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£65,000 to £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Base salary c£60,000 to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
KDR
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday