Period
to 18 July 2019

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 6 months to 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 237 215 251
Rank change year-on-year -22 +36 +6
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 92 155 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.88% 1.25% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.35% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 68 124 89
North West median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £19,925 £16,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,250 £68,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.92% +14.74% -5.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,832 11,450 12,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 93.67% 91.98% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7,247 9,255 9,835
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +8.64% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,706 £66,250 £63,400
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 18 July 2019.

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 6 months to 18 July 2019. 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
Manchester +1 76 £41,000 -3.53% 14
Cheshire +7 10 £33,900 +35.60% 2
Merseyside -15 3 £35,000 +52.17% 2
Lancashire -22 3 £18,516 -62.97%
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 48 (52.17%) SQL
2 47 (51.09%) Degree
2 47 (51.09%) Mathematics
3 38 (41.30%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (41.30%) Python
3 38 (41.30%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (34.78%) R
5 30 (32.61%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (29.35%) Algorithms
7 26 (28.26%) C++
8 25 (27.17%) Data Science
9 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 23 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 20 (21.74%) MATLAB
11 19 (20.65%) Microsoft Excel
11 19 (20.65%) Analytics
12 18 (19.57%) Telecoms
13 17 (18.48%) Finance
13 17 (18.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (18.48%) Power BI
13 17 (18.48%) Power Platform
14 16 (17.39%) Data Analysis
14 16 (17.39%) Artificial Intelligence
14 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
14 16 (17.39%) C#
14 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
14 16 (17.39%) Marketing
14 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (16.30%) SAP
15 15 (16.30%) T-SQL

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 5 (5.43%) SAS
2 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (20.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.35%) Stata
4 3 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.17%) S-PLUS
5 2 (2.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.48%) Power Platform
2 10 (10.87%) SaaS
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.26%) Office 365
5 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.17%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Firewall
1 2 (2.17%) Skype
2 1 (1.09%) Broadband
2 1 (1.09%) DHCP
2 1 (1.09%) DNS
2 1 (1.09%) LAN
2 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.09%) VPN
2 1 (1.09%) WAN
2 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) Power BI
1 17 (18.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (13.04%) OLAP
5 8 (8.70%) Data Mining
5 8 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (6.52%) Big Data
7 5 (5.43%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (3.26%) QlikView
9 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.17%) SAS EBI
11 1 (1.09%) Base SAS
11 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.09%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.09%) ProC
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 17 (18.48%) Finance
3 16 (17.39%) Marketing
4 11 (11.96%) Games
4 11 (11.96%) Manufacturing
5 10 (10.87%) Electronics
5 10 (10.87%) Retail
6 4 (4.35%) Banking
7 2 (2.17%) Law
7 2 (2.17%) Turkish Language
8 1 (1.09%) Legal
8 1 (1.09%) Local Government
8 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (31.52%) Developer
2 21 (22.83%) Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 12 (13.04%) C++ Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Data Scientist
7 9 (9.78%) Data Analyst
7 9 (9.78%) SSIS Developer
7 9 (9.78%) SSRS Developer
8 8 (8.70%) SQL BI Developer
8 8 (8.70%) SQL Developer
9 7 (7.61%) T-SQL Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.35%) IT Support
11 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
12 3 (3.26%) Junior
13 2 (2.17%) Report Analyst
13 2 (2.17%) Service Analyst
13 2 (2.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) OpenCV
2 5 (5.43%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (2.17%) .NET
4 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.09%) JSON
4 1 (1.09%) REST
4 1 (1.09%) SOAP
4 1 (1.09%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.09%) Web Services
4 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (41.30%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (29.35%) Algorithms
3 11 (11.96%) Robotics
3 11 (11.96%) Smartphone
4 10 (10.87%) Blog
5 3 (3.26%) CMDB
5 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.17%) Replication
7 1 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Social Media
7 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.13%) Linux
2 12 (13.04%) Android
3 7 (7.61%) Windows
4 3 (3.26%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.09%) Mathematics
2 38 (41.30%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (32.61%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (27.17%) Data Science
5 23 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 19 (20.65%) Analytics
7 16 (17.39%) Artificial Intelligence
7 16 (17.39%) Data Analysis
7 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 14 (15.22%) Machine Learning
9 13 (14.13%) Physics
10 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (13.04%) Open Source
11 11 (11.96%) 3D Rendering
11 11 (11.96%) Image Processing
11 11 (11.96%) Programme Management
11 11 (11.96%) Signal Processing
11 11 (11.96%) Test Automation
11 11 (11.96%) Use Case
11 11 (11.96%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 48 (52.17%) SQL
2 38 (41.30%) Python
3 32 (34.78%) R
4 26 (28.26%) C++
5 20 (21.74%) MATLAB
6 16 (17.39%) C#
7 15 (16.30%) T-SQL
8 11 (11.96%) C
9 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.43%) VBA
11 2 (2.17%) Scala
12 1 (1.09%) Java
12 1 (1.09%) PROC SQL
12 1 (1.09%) SAS Macro
12 1 (1.09%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (51.09%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) PhD
3 4 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.17%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.09%) CISA
5 1 (1.09%) CISM
5 1 (1.09%) CISSP
5 1 (1.09%) CRISC
5 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) PMO
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) CDISC
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.09%) SCCM
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.30%) SAP
3 7 (7.61%) Tableau
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle
5 3 (3.26%) Cognos
6 2 (2.17%) GoldenSource
6 2 (2.17%) Google
6 2 (2.17%) VMware
7 1 (1.09%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.09%) Apple
7 1 (1.09%) Avaya
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco
7 1 (1.09%) Citrix
7 1 (1.09%) IDERA
7 1 (1.09%) Intel
7 1 (1.09%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.09%) Polycom
7 1 (1.09%) RedGate
7 1 (1.09%) Sage