Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 337 333
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1,512 1,620 1,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.99% 0.99% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.08% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,089 1,225 1,427
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% -3.16%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -2.17%

Statistics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 139,592 150,171 164,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.08% 91.55% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 111,980 119,328 138,229
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in England

Statistics
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Statistics in England.

Salary trend for Statistics in England

Statistics
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Statistics in England

Statistics
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the England region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +39 801 £65,000 +13.04% 85
South East -11 205 £50,000 +17.65% 28
North of England +31 196 £40,000 +6.67% 33
North West +39 142 £42,000 - 15
Midlands +2 113 £40,000 +14.29% 18
East of England -74 105 £52,500 - 20
South West +7 90 £60,000 +50.02% 18
West Midlands +22 80 £40,000 +2.56% 13
Yorkshire +17 48 £40,000 +14.29% 12
East Midlands -9 33 £37,500 +21.95% 5
North East -14 6 £20,622 -15.83% 6
Statistics
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 704 (46.56%) Python
2 642 (42.46%) Mathematics
3 600 (39.68%) SQL
4 549 (36.31%) Degree
5 535 (35.38%) Machine Learning
6 494 (32.67%) Data Science
7 492 (32.54%) Analytics
8 460 (30.42%) Finance
9 443 (29.30%) Computer Science
10 436 (28.84%) R
11 386 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
12 352 (23.28%) Algorithms
13 253 (16.73%) PhD
14 247 (16.34%) Visualisation
15 246 (16.27%) Java
16 243 (16.07%) Artificial Intelligence
17 235 (15.54%) Business Intelligence
18 226 (14.95%) Big Data
19 222 (14.68%) Data Analysis
20 221 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
21 220 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
22 210 (13.89%) SQL Server
23 202 (13.36%) C++
24 189 (12.50%) Hadoop
25 186 (12.30%) Data Visualisation
26 176 (11.64%) Apache Spark
27 175 (11.57%) Deep Learning
28 170 (11.24%) Microsoft
29 169 (11.18%) Marketing
30 165 (10.91%) Natural Language Processing

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 176 (11.64%) Apache Spark
2 157 (10.38%) SAS
3 82 (5.42%) Apache
4 46 (3.04%) MS Exchange
5 25 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 20 (1.32%) Apache Pig
8 19 (1.26%) Skype for Business
9 17 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (1.06%) CMS
11 13 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (0.66%) Amazon Alexa
12 10 (0.66%) IIS
13 9 (0.60%) Drupal
13 9 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.46%) Hyperledger
14 7 (0.46%) WordPress
15 6 (0.40%) Kinematics
16 5 (0.33%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.33%) Jupyter
Applications
1 148 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 74 (4.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 72 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
4 39 (2.58%) SPSS
5 12 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.40%) Stata
7 5 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.26%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.26%) EViews
8 4 (0.26%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.20%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.20%) InVision
9 3 (0.20%) Mathematica
9 3 (0.20%) Simulink
10 2 (0.13%) UserZoom
11 1 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.066%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.20%) FastStats
4 3 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.066%) iTrent
6 1 (0.066%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 137 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (3.64%) Google Analytics
4 30 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (1.72%) Office 365
6 24 (1.59%) SaaS
7 14 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.93%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 13 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
9 12 (0.79%) Google Tag Manager
10 11 (0.73%) GitHub
11 10 (0.66%) Siri
12 6 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.33%) AdWords
14 4 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.26%) Yammer
15 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
17 1 (0.066%) Amazon SageMaker
17 1 (0.066%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.37%) Firewall
2 33 (2.18%) LAN
3 30 (1.98%) WAN
4 27 (1.79%) Internet
5 26 (1.72%) SAN
6 24 (1.59%) TCP/IP
7 19 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 18 (1.19%) Wireless
9 17 (1.12%) Network Security
9 17 (1.12%) SMS
9 17 (1.12%) VoIP
10 15 (0.99%) VPN
10 15 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (0.93%) SSL
12 11 (0.73%) ADSL
12 11 (0.73%) Ethernet
13 10 (0.66%) HTTP
14 9 (0.60%) iBeacon
15 8 (0.53%) Skype
15 8 (0.53%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (14.95%) Big Data
2 210 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 189 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 130 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
5 120 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 104 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 97 (6.42%) Data Mining
7 97 (6.42%) Power BI
8 94 (6.22%) Apache Hive
9 86 (5.69%) NoSQL
10 80 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 62 (4.10%) MySQL
12 48 (3.17%) Relational Database
13 45 (2.98%) MongoDB
14 36 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
15 33 (2.18%) Impala
16 31 (2.05%) Text Mining
17 28 (1.85%) SAP HANA
18 26 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
19 23 (1.52%) HBase
Development Applications
1 112 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 58 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 22 (1.46%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.46%) JIRA
4 22 (1.46%) Subversion
5 18 (1.19%) NUnit
6 16 (1.06%) JUnit
6 16 (1.06%) Selenium
7 12 (0.79%) MSTest
7 12 (0.79%) Ranorex
8 7 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.40%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.33%) Bugzilla
10 5 (0.33%) GitLab
10 5 (0.33%) HP UFT
10 5 (0.33%) Trac
11 4 (0.26%) Grunt
11 4 (0.26%) gulp
11 4 (0.26%) webpack
General
1 460 (30.42%) Finance
2 169 (11.18%) Marketing
3 104 (6.88%) Telecoms
4 99 (6.55%) Retail
5 97 (6.42%) Banking
6 47 (3.11%) Publishing
7 45 (2.98%) Games
8 38 (2.51%) Front Office
9 33 (2.18%) Advertising
10 27 (1.79%) Investment Banking
11 24 (1.59%) Manufacturing
12 22 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (1.39%) Legal
14 20 (1.32%) Electronics
15 18 (1.19%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
17 7 (0.46%) Law
18 6 (0.40%) Social Science
19 5 (0.33%) Billing
19 5 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 357 (23.61%) Data Scientist
2 294 (19.44%) Analyst
3 186 (12.30%) Developer
4 140 (9.26%) Senior Data Scientist
5 100 (6.61%) Data Analyst
6 77 (5.09%) Machine Learning Researcher
7 74 (4.89%) SQL Developer
8 72 (4.76%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 60 (3.97%) Data Engineer
10 57 (3.77%) Service Analyst
10 57 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
11 56 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
12 53 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 52 (3.44%) SQL Server Developer
14 51 (3.37%) Junior
15 49 (3.24%) DBA
16 47 (3.11%) Service Manager
16 47 (3.11%) SQL BI Developer
17 44 (2.91%) SSIS Developer
17 44 (2.91%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (10.91%) Natural Language Processing
2 128 (8.47%) .NET
3 64 (4.23%) .NET Framework
4 63 (4.17%) Web Services
5 57 (3.77%) TensorFlow
6 54 (3.57%) CSS
7 53 (3.51%) Entity Framework
8 50 (3.31%) WPF
9 49 (3.24%) HTML
10 48 (3.17%) D3.js
11 40 (2.65%) ASP.NET
12 36 (2.38%) AngularJS
12 36 (2.38%) Kafka
12 36 (2.38%) Velocity
13 35 (2.31%) Pandas
13 35 (2.31%) WCF
14 34 (2.25%) NumPy
15 30 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (1.98%) WinForms
16 29 (1.92%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 443 (29.30%) Computer Science
2 386 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
3 352 (23.28%) Algorithms
4 84 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 70 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
6 52 (3.44%) Fintech
7 49 (3.24%) User Experience
8 35 (2.31%) Hedge funds
9 29 (1.92%) Reinsurance
9 29 (1.92%) Social Network
10 28 (1.85%) Replication
11 27 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 27 (1.79%) Life Science
12 23 (1.52%) Data Centre
12 23 (1.52%) Mobile App
13 22 (1.46%) Credit Risk
14 21 (1.39%) Virtual Team
15 19 (1.26%) Driving Licence
15 19 (1.26%) NHS
16 17 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 132 (8.73%) Windows
2 92 (6.08%) Linux
3 49 (3.24%) Unix
4 42 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 29 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 14 (0.93%) Android
7 14 (0.93%) Windows 10
7 14 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (0.86%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.73%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.46%) Robot Operating System
11 4 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.26%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.20%) CentOS
13 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.066%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (42.46%) Mathematics
2 535 (35.38%) Machine Learning
3 494 (32.67%) Data Science
4 492 (32.54%) Analytics
5 247 (16.34%) Visualisation
6 243 (16.07%) Artificial Intelligence
7 235 (15.54%) Business Intelligence
8 222 (14.68%) Data Analysis
9 221 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
10 220 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
11 186 (12.30%) Data Visualisation
12 175 (11.57%) Deep Learning
13 165 (10.91%) Physics
14 164 (10.85%) ITIL
15 145 (9.59%) Neural Network
16 138 (9.13%) Bayesian Methods
17 124 (8.20%) Software Engineering
18 122 (8.07%) Decision-Making
19 119 (7.87%) Data Modelling
20 118 (7.80%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 704 (46.56%) Python
2 600 (39.68%) SQL
3 436 (28.84%) R
4 246 (16.27%) Java
5 202 (13.36%) C++
6 135 (8.93%) C#
7 118 (7.80%) JavaScript
8 109 (7.21%) Scala
9 91 (6.02%) C
10 84 (5.56%) MATLAB
11 76 (5.03%) T-SQL
12 36 (2.38%) PowerShell
13 30 (1.98%) VBA
14 29 (1.92%) Julia
15 25 (1.65%) PHP
16 24 (1.59%) Perl
17 19 (1.26%) Go
18 16 (1.06%) Bash Shell
19 15 (0.99%) Ruby
20 9 (0.60%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 549 (36.31%) Degree
2 253 (16.73%) PhD
3 94 (6.22%) Numerate Degree
4 81 (5.36%) Master's Degree
5 48 (3.17%) Network+ Certification
6 35 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (1.98%) CCNA
7 30 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 24 (1.59%) Security Cleared
9 23 (1.52%) MPhil
10 19 (1.26%) ISEB
11 15 (0.99%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.66%) Postgraduate
13 8 (0.53%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.46%) CCNP
15 6 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.40%) MCSE
16 5 (0.33%) MCP
16 5 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.49%) SLA
2 52 (3.44%) QA
3 47 (3.11%) GDPR
4 44 (2.91%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.26%) PMO
8 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.13%) IFRS
8 2 (0.13%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (3.84%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.85%) HDFS
4 21 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
5 16 (1.06%) Docker
6 12 (0.79%) vSphere
7 11 (0.73%) Firmware
8 8 (0.53%) XenApp
9 7 (0.46%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.13%) Squid
12 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.066%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
2 18 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (0.73%) Kubernetes
4 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (0.33%) Oozie
5 5 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.26%) SCCM
6 4 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.20%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.20%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.20%) Nagios
7 3 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.20%) NetVault Backup
7 3 (0.20%) SCOM
8 2 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.13%) Puppet
8 2 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 170 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 155 (10.25%) Tableau
3 95 (6.28%) Google
4 80 (5.29%) Cisco
5 54 (3.57%) VMware
6 51 (3.37%) Fortinet
6 51 (3.37%) SAP
7 48 (3.17%) Huawei
8 38 (2.51%) Oracle
9 33 (2.18%) MapR
10 29 (1.92%) Adobe
11 28 (1.85%) Cloudera
12 23 (1.52%) Apple
13 21 (1.39%) Remedy
14 18 (1.19%) Hortonworks
14 18 (1.19%) MobileIron
15 17 (1.12%) Intel
16 15 (0.99%) Avaya
17 14 (0.93%) Cadence
17 14 (0.93%) Citrix