Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK > England
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 334 325 332
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 +32
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1,395 1,662 1,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.94% 0.99% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.08% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1,281 1,415
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +11.70% +4.44%
10th Percentile £34,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £111,750 £87,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +12.90% +3.33%

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 135,387 153,608 160,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.63% 91.90% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108,431 122,804 134,590
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,900 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +11 742 £70,000 +16.67% 86
South East -3 230 £55,000 +15.79% 33
North of England +10 144 £42,500 +3.66% 28
North West +14 104 £45,000 - 18
South West +44 100 £60,000 +41.18% 8
Midlands -4 91 £40,000 +14.29% 9
East of England -85 85 £52,500 +1.07% 20
West Midlands +21 69 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Yorkshire +7 33 £42,000 +12.00% 3
East Midlands +14 22 £77,500 +138.46% 1
North East -6 7 £20,622 -42.72% 7
Statistics
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 725 (51.97%) Python
2 635 (45.52%) Mathematics
3 586 (42.01%) Machine Learning
4 579 (41.51%) SQL
5 495 (35.48%) Data Science
6 482 (34.55%) Degree
7 478 (34.27%) Analytics
8 450 (32.26%) Finance
9 442 (31.68%) R
10 420 (30.11%) Computer Science
11 335 (24.01%) Analytical Skills
11 335 (24.01%) Algorithms
12 290 (20.79%) Artificial Intelligence
13 282 (20.22%) Visualisation
14 254 (18.21%) Big Data
15 241 (17.28%) PhD
16 229 (16.42%) Java
17 211 (15.13%) Data Analysis
18 209 (14.98%) Apache Spark
19 206 (14.77%) Hadoop
20 204 (14.62%) Deep Learning
21 201 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
22 200 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
23 192 (13.76%) Data Visualisation
23 192 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
24 179 (12.83%) SQL Server
25 173 (12.40%) C++
26 171 (12.26%) SAS
27 169 (12.11%) Natural Language Processing
28 165 (11.83%) Marketing

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
1 209 (14.98%) Apache Spark
2 171 (12.26%) SAS
3 101 (7.24%) Apache
4 29 (2.08%) MS Exchange
5 25 (1.79%) Apache Pig
5 25 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (1.65%) SharePoint
7 20 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (1.29%) Skype for Business
9 16 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (1.08%) CMS
11 11 (0.79%) IIS
12 9 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.57%) Drupal
14 7 (0.50%) Hyperledger
14 7 (0.50%) WordPress
15 6 (0.43%) Kinematics
16 5 (0.36%) DNN
16 5 (0.36%) Jupyter
17 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 125 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (4.73%) Microsoft Office
3 59 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (2.58%) SPSS
5 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.57%) Stata
6 6 (0.43%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.29%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.22%) InVision
9 2 (0.14%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.14%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.072%) EViews
10 1 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.14%) Magento
4 2 (0.14%) Odoo
4 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.072%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.072%) iTrent
5 1 (0.072%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.072%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 147 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (2.80%) Google Analytics
4 36 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (1.36%) SaaS
6 15 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
7 14 (1.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 14 (1.00%) Google Tag Manager
8 13 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.86%) GitHub
10 10 (0.72%) Amazon Alexa
10 10 (0.72%) Office 365
10 10 (0.72%) Siri
11 6 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (0.43%) PaaS
12 5 (0.36%) AdWords
12 5 (0.36%) Runscope
12 5 (0.36%) Serverless
13 4 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.44%) Firewall
2 31 (2.22%) LAN
3 29 (2.08%) WAN
4 26 (1.86%) SAN
5 21 (1.51%) Internet
6 19 (1.36%) TCP/IP
7 18 (1.29%) Wireless
8 12 (0.86%) HTTP
8 12 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (0.86%) Network Security
8 12 (0.86%) SMS
9 11 (0.79%) Skype
9 11 (0.79%) VoIP
10 9 (0.65%) iBeacon
10 9 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.50%) VPN
12 6 (0.43%) Broadband
12 6 (0.43%) DHCP
12 6 (0.43%) DNS
13 5 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (18.21%) Big Data
2 206 (14.77%) Hadoop
3 179 (12.83%) SQL Server
4 131 (9.39%) Apache Hive
5 110 (7.89%) Power BI
6 100 (7.17%) Data Mining
6 100 (7.17%) NoSQL
7 99 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
8 72 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 71 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 58 (4.16%) Relational Database
11 50 (3.58%) Text Mining
12 45 (3.23%) MySQL
13 44 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 43 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
15 41 (2.94%) SAP HANA
16 32 (2.29%) Impala
16 32 (2.29%) MongoDB
17 31 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
18 24 (1.72%) HBase
Development Applications
1 130 (9.32%) Git (software)
2 31 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 26 (1.86%) Jenkins
5 22 (1.58%) Subversion
6 21 (1.51%) Selenium
7 20 (1.43%) JUnit
8 19 (1.36%) NUnit
9 18 (1.29%) JIRA
10 11 (0.79%) Trac
11 9 (0.65%) MSTest
11 9 (0.65%) Ranorex
12 8 (0.57%) TestRail
13 6 (0.43%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.43%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.36%) Bugzilla
14 5 (0.36%) GitLab
14 5 (0.36%) HP UFT
14 5 (0.36%) Mockito
15 4 (0.29%) Axure RP
General
1 450 (32.26%) Finance
2 165 (11.83%) Marketing
3 116 (8.32%) Retail
4 101 (7.24%) Telecoms
5 64 (4.59%) Banking
6 55 (3.94%) Publishing
7 52 (3.73%) Games
8 30 (2.15%) Front Office
8 30 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 29 (2.08%) Advertising
10 25 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (1.43%) Investment Banking
12 19 (1.36%) Electronics
13 17 (1.22%) Legal
14 16 (1.15%) Law
15 11 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
16 8 (0.57%) Billing
16 8 (0.57%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.43%) Automotive
17 6 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 364 (26.09%) Data Scientist
2 220 (15.77%) Analyst
3 155 (11.11%) Developer
4 148 (10.61%) Senior Data Scientist
5 94 (6.74%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 89 (6.38%) Data Analyst
7 74 (5.30%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 65 (4.66%) Data Engineer
9 59 (4.23%) DBA
10 56 (4.01%) Senior Analyst
11 50 (3.58%) Service Manager
12 39 (2.80%) SQL Developer
13 37 (2.65%) Junior
13 37 (2.65%) Python Engineer
14 36 (2.58%) Python Developer
15 35 (2.51%) C# Developer
15 35 (2.51%) Software Engineer
15 35 (2.51%) SQL DBA
15 35 (2.51%) Test Engineer
16 33 (2.37%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (12.11%) Natural Language Processing
2 92 (6.59%) .NET
3 68 (4.87%) D3.js
4 57 (4.09%) TensorFlow
5 54 (3.87%) Kafka
6 51 (3.66%) CSS
7 49 (3.51%) HTML
7 49 (3.51%) Web Services
7 49 (3.51%) WPF
8 42 (3.01%) ggplot
9 34 (2.44%) .NET Framework
10 33 (2.37%) Pandas
11 32 (2.29%) ASP.NET
12 31 (2.22%) Velocity
12 31 (2.22%) WCF
13 30 (2.15%) NumPy
14 29 (2.08%) Node.js
15 26 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (1.86%) SciPy
15 26 (1.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 335 (24.01%) Algorithms
1 335 (24.01%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 48 (3.44%) Fintech
4 47 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (3.23%) Social Network
6 38 (2.72%) Data Structures
6 38 (2.72%) Hedge funds
7 32 (2.29%) Reinsurance
8 31 (2.22%) Replication
9 27 (1.94%) Life Science
10 26 (1.86%) User Experience
11 24 (1.72%) Virtual Team
12 22 (1.58%) NHS
13 19 (1.36%) Credit Risk
14 18 (1.29%) Social Media
15 17 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
16 15 (1.08%) Data Centre
16 15 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (1.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 103 (7.38%) Linux
2 102 (7.31%) Windows
3 71 (5.09%) Unix
4 49 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 23 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.86%) Android
8 9 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.57%) Robot Operating System
10 7 (0.50%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.22%) CentOS
12 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.072%) AIX
14 1 (0.072%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.072%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.072%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (45.52%) Mathematics
2 586 (42.01%) Machine Learning
3 495 (35.48%) Data Science
4 478 (34.27%) Analytics
5 420 (30.11%) Computer Science
6 290 (20.79%) Artificial Intelligence
7 282 (20.22%) Visualisation
8 211 (15.13%) Data Analysis
9 204 (14.62%) Deep Learning
10 201 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
11 200 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
12 192 (13.76%) Data Visualisation
12 192 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
13 161 (11.54%) Neural Network
14 158 (11.33%) Decision-Making
15 157 (11.25%) Physics
16 153 (10.97%) ITIL
17 146 (10.47%) Bayesian Methods
18 135 (9.68%) Data Modelling
19 130 (9.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 725 (51.97%) Python
2 579 (41.51%) SQL
3 442 (31.68%) R
4 229 (16.42%) Java
5 173 (12.40%) C++
6 126 (9.03%) JavaScript
7 119 (8.53%) C#
8 105 (7.53%) Scala
9 79 (5.66%) C
10 73 (5.23%) MATLAB
11 72 (5.16%) T-SQL
12 41 (2.94%) PowerShell
13 36 (2.58%) Julia
14 32 (2.29%) Go
15 28 (2.01%) PHP
16 25 (1.79%) Bash Shell
17 21 (1.51%) Ruby
18 19 (1.36%) VBA
19 18 (1.29%) Cython
20 11 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 482 (34.55%) Degree
2 241 (17.28%) PhD
3 80 (5.73%) Numerate Degree
4 62 (4.44%) Master's Degree
5 32 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (2.08%) MPhil
7 26 (1.86%) Security Cleared
8 24 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
9 17 (1.22%) ISEB
9 17 (1.22%) SC Cleared
10 13 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.93%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.65%) CCNA
13 7 (0.50%) MBA
13 7 (0.50%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.43%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.36%) CCNP
16 4 (0.29%) CCIE
16 4 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.52%) SLA
2 56 (4.01%) GDPR
3 55 (3.94%) QA
4 50 (3.58%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.22%) PMO
9 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.14%) IFRS
9 2 (0.14%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.072%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 34 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.15%) HDFS
4 19 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
5 18 (1.29%) Docker
6 13 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.72%) Firmware
7 10 (0.72%) vSphere
8 8 (0.57%) XenApp
9 5 (0.36%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.14%) Squid
11 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.072%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.072%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (2.94%) Hadoop YARN
2 12 (0.86%) Data Guard
3 8 (0.57%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.57%) SCCM
3 8 (0.57%) SCOM
4 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.29%) Oozie
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.22%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.22%) Nagios
6 3 (0.22%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.14%) NetVault Backup
7 2 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.14%) Puppet
7 2 (0.14%) vRealize
8 1 (0.072%) Grafana
8 1 (0.072%) Packer
8 1 (0.072%) Terraform
Vendors
1 152 (10.90%) Microsoft
2 147 (10.54%) Tableau
3 74 (5.30%) Google
4 68 (4.87%) SAP
5 54 (3.87%) VMware
6 45 (3.23%) Cisco
7 36 (2.58%) Oracle
8 28 (2.01%) MapR
9 27 (1.94%) Adobe
10 26 (1.86%) Fortinet
11 25 (1.79%) Cloudera
12 24 (1.72%) Huawei
13 17 (1.22%) Hortonworks
13 17 (1.22%) Remedy
14 14 (1.00%) Cadence
15 12 (0.86%) Citrix
16 11 (0.79%) Facebook
17 10 (0.72%) Alteryx
17 10 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
18 9 (0.65%) Intel