The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SPSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SPSS
England / North West
Rank 246 228 239
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11  
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 11 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Applications category 1.47% 1.52% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 7
Median salary £35,000 £30,223 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.80% +7.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,223 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £85,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  

SPSS is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 747 792 1060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 12.32% 14.02% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 640 619 862
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

SPSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SPSS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SPSS in the North West

SPSS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SPSS in the North West.

Salary trend for SPSS in the North West

SPSS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SPSS in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SPSS in the North West

SPSS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 6 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Cheshire +9 4 £35,000 +15.80% 1
SPSS
England

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing SPSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SPSS.

1 21 (84.00%) Analytics
2 20 (80.00%) Python
3 19 (76.00%) R
4 18 (72.00%) SAS
5 16 (64.00%) Statistics
6 14 (56.00%) Mathematics
6 14 (56.00%) SQL
6 14 (56.00%) Machine Learning
6 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (52.00%) MATLAB
8 12 (48.00%) Big Data
9 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
11 9 (36.00%) Hadoop
11 9 (36.00%) Marketing
11 9 (36.00%) PhD
12 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
12 8 (32.00%) Stata
12 8 (32.00%) Data Analysis
12 8 (32.00%) Data Analytics
13 7 (28.00%) Bayesian Methods
13 7 (28.00%) Apache Spark
13 7 (28.00%) Statistical Analysis
14 6 (24.00%) Degree
14 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
14 6 (24.00%) Data Quality
15 5 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
15 5 (20.00%) VBA
15 5 (20.00%) RDBMS

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (72.00%) SAS
2 7 (28.00%) Apache Spark
3 4 (16.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Stata
2 4 (16.00%) S-PLUS
3 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) FastStats
2 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.00%) Responsys
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) Big Data
2 9 (36.00%) Hadoop
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (16.00%) Apache Hive
6 4 (16.00%) HBase
6 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (12.00%) Power BI
7 3 (12.00%) SAS EBI
8 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (4.00%) Data Lake
8 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.00%) QlikView
General
1 9 (36.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Data Scientist
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Data Insight Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Data Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Insight Data Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Business Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Data Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Data Quality Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Marketing Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Quality Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Statistician
7 1 (4.00%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) D3.js
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (16.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Analytics
2 16 (64.00%) Statistics
3 14 (56.00%) Machine Learning
3 14 (56.00%) Mathematics
4 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (32.00%) Data Analysis
5 8 (32.00%) Data Analytics
6 7 (28.00%) Bayesian Methods
6 7 (28.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) Cluster Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) Economics
8 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (16.00%) Data Validation
8 4 (16.00%) Hidden Markov Model
8 4 (16.00%) Monte Carlo Method
8 4 (16.00%) Neural Network
8 4 (16.00%) Open Source
8 4 (16.00%) Structural Equation Modelling
8 4 (16.00%) Time Series Forecasting
8 4 (16.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Python
2 19 (76.00%) R
3 14 (56.00%) SQL
4 13 (52.00%) MATLAB
5 5 (20.00%) VBA
6 3 (12.00%) C
6 3 (12.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 3 (12.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) PhD
2 6 (24.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) IFRS
2 1 (4.00%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Splunk
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (12.00%) Tableau
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Minitab
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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