The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 187 177 186
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 26 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.57% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 1.84% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 13
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £42,500 £32,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Statistics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1613 1572 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.58% 30.63% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1322 1244
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Statistics across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Statistics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Statistics across the West Midlands region.

Statistics Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Statistics
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Statistics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Statistics Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Statistics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Coventry - 7 £53,750 -
Warwickshire -20 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Staffordshire +8 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Solihull -1 3 £25,000 -
Birmingham -17 1 £26,250 -25.00% 4
Dudley - 1 £24,000 -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 22 (41.51%) SQL
2 17 (32.08%) Analytics
3 14 (26.42%) Mathematics
4 13 (24.53%) Big Data
4 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
4 13 (24.53%) Degree
5 12 (22.64%) Marketing
5 12 (22.64%) SAS
5 12 (22.64%) Windows
6 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
6 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
6 11 (20.75%) Management Information System
7 10 (18.87%) Finance
7 10 (18.87%) Data Analysis
7 10 (18.87%) ITIL
7 10 (18.87%) R
7 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (16.98%) Statistical Analysis
9 8 (15.09%) MATLAB
9 8 (15.09%) Problem Management
10 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
10 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
11 6 (11.32%) SLA
11 6 (11.32%) QlikView
11 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (9.43%) Credit Risk
12 5 (9.43%) Predictive Analytics
12 5 (9.43%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (9.43%) Statistical Modelling
12 5 (9.43%) MapReduce

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (22.64%) SAS
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.77%) OpenEdge
3 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.89%) Lync
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) SPSS
3 1 (1.89%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) DMZ
1 3 (5.66%) VLAN
2 2 (3.77%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) Big Data
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.32%) QlikView
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (9.43%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.66%) Apache Hive
6 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (22.64%) Marketing
2 10 (18.87%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Military
3 4 (7.55%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.77%) Advertising
5 2 (3.77%) Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Data Scientist
3 7 (13.21%) Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Data Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Developer
5 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) CRM Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) DBA
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Data Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) IT Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Data Centre Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
1 4 (7.55%) HTML
1 4 (7.55%) HTML5
2 2 (3.77%) Cascalog
3 1 (1.89%) COM
3 1 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Mathematics
2 11 (20.75%) Management Information System
3 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.43%) Credit Risk
4 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
5 4 (7.55%) PDA
6 3 (5.66%) Data Extraction
6 3 (5.66%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (5.66%) Replication
7 2 (3.77%) Economics
7 2 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.77%) Physics
7 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.89%) Wiki
8 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.55%) Android
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Analytics
2 10 (18.87%) Data Analysis
2 10 (18.87%) ITIL
3 9 (16.98%) Statistical Analysis
4 8 (15.09%) Problem Management
5 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.43%) Predictive Analytics
6 5 (9.43%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (9.43%) Statistical Modelling
6 5 (9.43%) MapReduce
6 5 (9.43%) Bayesian Methods
6 5 (9.43%) Time Series Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.55%) Service Management
7 4 (7.55%) Project Management
7 4 (7.55%) Android Development
7 4 (7.55%) iOS Development
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) R
3 8 (15.09%) MATLAB
4 4 (7.55%) C#
5 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) Clojure
7 1 (1.89%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) MCITP
2 2 (3.77%) MCTS
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) WSUS
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Google
2 4 (7.55%) Business Objects
3 3 (5.66%) Citrix
3 3 (5.66%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) Dell
4 2 (3.77%) NetApp
5 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) Nimsoft
5 1 (1.89%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.89%) Software AG
5 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.89%) webMethods
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Omniture
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