The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 174 181
Rank change year-on-year -27 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 49 61 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.80% 1.06% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.20% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 57
Median salary £37,500 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% -8.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,048 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.07% +7.61%  

Statistics is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5561 5072 5850
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.36% 87.98% 88.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4626 4217 4701
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in the North West

Statistics
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Statistics in the North West

Statistics
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Statistics in the North West

Statistics
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 Statistics within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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 -31 31 £36,250 -16.18% 7
Cheshire -5 9 £52,500 +45.83% 4
Lancashire - 5 £37,500 -
Merseyside -1 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 61 (42.36%) SQL
2 58 (40.28%) Mathematics
3 47 (32.64%) Python
4 42 (29.17%) Degree
5 41 (28.47%) R
5 41 (28.47%) Analytics
6 39 (27.08%) SQL Server
7 38 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (25.00%) Machine Learning
9 35 (24.31%) SAS
10 33 (22.92%) ITIL
10 33 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (21.53%) Computer Science
12 31 (21.53%) Microsoft
12 31 (21.53%) Finance
13 30 (20.83%) MS Excel
14 28 (19.44%) PhD
15 27 (18.75%) SLA
15 27 (18.75%) Data Analysis
16 26 (18.06%) Data Analytics
17 25 (17.36%) Management Information System
18 22 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (15.28%) Big Data
19 21 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (14.58%) T-SQL
20 20 (13.89%) Data Mining
21 19 (13.19%) Disaster Recovery
21 19 (13.19%) Bayesian Methods
22 18 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

Statistics
Co-occurring 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 35 (24.31%) SAS
2 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.86%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.47%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.39%) GroupWise
6 2 (1.39%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.81%) Stata
3 14 (9.72%) SPSS
4 10 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.78%) S-PLUS
6 3 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.69%) MS Office
7 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) FastStats
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) IaaS
1 7 (4.86%) PaaS
1 7 (4.86%) SaaS
2 4 (2.78%) Office 365
3 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) SMS
2 3 (2.08%) ADSL
2 3 (2.08%) Internet
2 3 (2.08%) NetScaler
2 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.08%) Unified Communications
2 3 (2.08%) WAN
2 3 (2.08%) Wireless
3 2 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 33 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (15.28%) Big Data
5 20 (13.89%) Data Mining
6 18 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (7.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (6.94%) Relational Database
8 10 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (6.25%) Hadoop
10 8 (5.56%) NoSQL
10 8 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (4.86%) MySQL
12 6 (4.17%) OLAP
12 6 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database
13 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (3.47%) Power BI
General
1 31 (21.53%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Marketing
3 7 (4.86%) Advertising
3 7 (4.86%) Multimedia
3 7 (4.86%) Retail
4 6 (4.17%) Games
5 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.08%) Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (27.08%) Data Scientist
2 23 (15.97%) Analyst
3 20 (13.89%) Developer
4 18 (12.50%) DBA
4 18 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 15 (10.42%) Service Manager
6 14 (9.72%) Senior Data Scientist
7 11 (7.64%) SQL Developer
8 9 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Administrator
9 7 (4.86%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (4.86%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (4.86%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (4.17%) SSRS Developer
11 5 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) SSIS Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) SSRS Analyst
12 4 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) Flash
2 6 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (0.69%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.69%) D3.js
3 1 (0.69%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (0.69%) Middleware
3 1 (0.69%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (21.53%) Computer Science
3 25 (17.36%) Management Information System
4 14 (9.72%) Algorithms
5 12 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 9 (6.25%) iPad
7 7 (4.86%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (4.17%) Virtual Team
9 3 (2.08%) Pricing Data
9 3 (2.08%) Replication
9 3 (2.08%) Social Media
9 3 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.39%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.33%) Windows
2 8 (5.56%) Unix
3 7 (4.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.39%) AIX
4 2 (1.39%) Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.28%) Mathematics
2 41 (28.47%) Analytics
3 36 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 33 (22.92%) ITIL
5 27 (18.75%) Data Analysis
6 26 (18.06%) Data Analytics
7 22 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (13.19%) Bayesian Methods
9 19 (13.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (12.50%) Visualisation
11 17 (11.81%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (11.81%) Statistical Modelling
12 16 (11.11%) Neural Network
13 15 (10.42%) Cluster Analysis
13 15 (10.42%) Economics
13 15 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
13 15 (10.42%) Service Delivery
14 14 (9.72%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 61 (42.36%) SQL
2 47 (32.64%) Python
3 41 (28.47%) R
4 21 (14.58%) T-SQL
5 13 (9.03%) MATLAB
5 13 (9.03%) VBA
6 11 (7.64%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.86%) C++
7 7 (4.86%) Java
8 5 (3.47%) C
8 5 (3.47%) C#
8 5 (3.47%) Scala
9 2 (1.39%) Perl
10 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (29.17%) Degree
2 28 (19.44%) PhD
3 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.33%) ISEB
4 12 (8.33%) MCSA
5 5 (3.47%) HND
5 5 (3.47%) Postgraduate
6 3 (2.08%) CCIE
6 3 (2.08%) CCNP
6 3 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.08%) MCP
6 3 (2.08%) MCSE
7 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.39%) NCDA
7 2 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.69%) APMP
8 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.69%) PMP
8 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.69%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (18.75%) SLA
2 7 (4.86%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.86%) QA
3 5 (3.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.69%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 9 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.08%) XenApp
3 2 (1.39%) Firmware
3 2 (1.39%) NDS
3 2 (1.39%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (21.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.64%) Cadence
3 8 (5.56%) Oracle
4 5 (3.47%) Tableau
5 4 (2.78%) Citrix
5 4 (2.78%) Google
5 4 (2.78%) IDERA
5 4 (2.78%) Splunk
6 3 (2.08%) Cisco
6 3 (2.08%) F5
6 3 (2.08%) Juniper
6 3 (2.08%) Riverbed
6 3 (2.08%) Symantec
7 2 (1.39%) IBM
7 2 (1.39%) NetApp
7 2 (1.39%) Remedy
7 2 (1.39%) VMware
8 1 (0.69%) Minitab
8 1 (0.69%) SAP
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