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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 184 139 171
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +32
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 31 41 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.98% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 3.14% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 21
Average salary £40,500 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,289 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
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
1466 1306 1370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.98% 31.10% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1225 1057 1201
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,104 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
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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
Staffordshire +6 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Birmingham -16 9 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Warwickshire -23 6 £50,000 +79.53% 1
Shropshire -20 2 £20,000 -53.36%
Solihull - 2 £32,500 -
Dudley -8 1 £24,000 +6.66%
Coventry -17 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 42 (58.33%) SQL
2 32 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
4 23 (31.94%) ITIL
5 19 (26.39%) Windows
6 18 (25.00%) Finance
7 17 (23.61%) Statistical Analysis
8 16 (22.22%) Marketing
9 15 (20.83%) Mathematics
9 15 (20.83%) Analytics
9 15 (20.83%) VMware
9 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 15 (20.83%) Citrix
10 14 (19.44%) LAN
11 13 (18.06%) Nimsoft
11 13 (18.06%) Big Data
11 13 (18.06%) Performance Metrics
12 12 (16.67%) R
12 12 (16.67%) Degree
12 12 (16.67%) Java
12 12 (16.67%) SAS
13 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (13.89%) QlikView
14 10 (13.89%) Nagios
14 10 (13.89%) Business Objects
15 9 (12.50%) VB
15 9 (12.50%) Credit Risk
15 9 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
15 9 (12.50%) Data Protection Act

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (16.67%) SAS
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.78%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.39%) Lync
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) SPSS
3 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) LAN
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) VPN
2 2 (2.78%) WAN
3 1 (1.39%) NGN
3 1 (1.39%) ATM
3 1 (1.39%) ISDN
3 1 (1.39%) DWDM
3 1 (1.39%) MPLS
3 1 (1.39%) OSPF
3 1 (1.39%) BGP
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) DSL
3 1 (1.39%) X.21
3 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.39%) PPP
3 1 (1.39%) Wireless
3 1 (1.39%) IPsec
3 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) Big Data
3 10 (13.89%) QlikView
4 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.17%) DB2
8 2 (2.78%) MySQL
8 2 (2.78%) MS Access
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 16 (22.22%) Marketing
3 3 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Analyst
2 12 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 11 (15.28%) Data Scientist
4 10 (13.89%) Developer
5 8 (11.11%) Data Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) MI Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) DBA
7 5 (6.94%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) Support Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Data Manager
9 3 (4.17%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.78%) Applications Support Specialist
10 2 (2.78%) Service Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Applications Specialist
10 2 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (5.56%) HTML
2 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.56%) HTML5
3 2 (2.78%) Cascalog
4 1 (1.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Mathematics
2 13 (18.06%) Performance Metrics
3 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (12.50%) Credit Risk
4 9 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
6 5 (6.94%) Replication
7 4 (5.56%) PDA
8 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
8 3 (4.17%) Economics
9 2 (2.78%) GIS
9 2 (2.78%) Physics
10 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.39%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.56%) Android
2 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.78%) UNIX
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) ITIL
2 17 (23.61%) Statistical Analysis
3 15 (20.83%) Analytics
4 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
5 9 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 9 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
5 9 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
5 9 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 9 (12.50%) Bayesian Methods
5 9 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
6 8 (11.11%) Data Management
7 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.33%) Change Management
8 6 (8.33%) Service Management
9 5 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.94%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.56%) Information Security
10 4 (5.56%) Project Management
10 4 (5.56%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (58.33%) SQL
2 12 (16.67%) R
2 12 (16.67%) Java
3 9 (12.50%) VB
4 5 (6.94%) VBA
5 4 (5.56%) MATLAB
5 4 (5.56%) C#
6 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.78%) VB6
7 2 (2.78%) Clojure
7 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.39%) VBScript
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) CCNP
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) CCNA
3 2 (2.78%) MCITP
3 2 (2.78%) MCTS
3 2 (2.78%) VCP4
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Nagios
2 3 (4.17%) SCCM
2 3 (4.17%) WSUS
3 1 (1.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.83%) VMware
2 15 (20.83%) Citrix
3 13 (18.06%) Nimsoft
4 10 (13.89%) Business Objects
5 4 (5.56%) Cisco
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle
7 2 (2.78%) Dell
7 2 (2.78%) NetApp
7 2 (2.78%) Juniper
7 2 (2.78%) Google
8 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.39%) Omniture
8 1 (1.39%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.39%) Tableau
8 1 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.39%) webMethods
8 1 (1.39%) Nortel
8 1 (1.39%) Software AG
8 1 (1.39%) ION Trading
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