Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 254 246 282
Rank change year-on-year -8 +36 -53
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 65 120 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 1.02% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.12% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 46 67 74
North West median annual salary £36,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,700 £26,975
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £64,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% +15.38%

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 9,178 10,696 12,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 93.08% 91.01% 91.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7,217 8,607 9,639
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +6 50 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Merseyside -4 8 £35,000 +62.79% 2
Cheshire +11 5 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Lancashire -22 2 - - 1
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 43 (66.15%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (50.77%) Degree
3 29 (44.62%) Mathematics
3 29 (44.62%) SQL
3 29 (44.62%) Python
4 24 (36.92%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (36.92%) R
5 23 (35.38%) Computer Science
6 22 (33.85%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (30.77%) Algorithms
7 20 (30.77%) Finance
8 19 (29.23%) Telecoms
8 19 (29.23%) C++
8 19 (29.23%) Data Science
9 15 (23.08%) Marketing
9 15 (23.08%) Analytics
10 12 (18.46%) Artificial Intelligence
10 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
10 12 (18.46%) MATLAB
11 11 (16.92%) C#
11 11 (16.92%) SAP
11 11 (16.92%) Retail
11 11 (16.92%) Public Sector
12 10 (15.38%) Physics
12 10 (15.38%) Electronics
12 10 (15.38%) Manufacturing
12 10 (15.38%) Programme Management
12 10 (15.38%) Linux
12 10 (15.38%) Prototyping
12 10 (15.38%) Blog

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 (7.69%) SAS
2 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.62%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.62%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.08%) Stata
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) FastStats
1 1 (1.54%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) SaaS
2 9 (13.85%) Power Platform
3 5 (7.69%) Office 365
4 4 (6.15%) Azure
5 2 (3.08%) AWS
5 2 (3.08%) GCP
6 1 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Firewall
2 4 (6.15%) DHCP
2 4 (6.15%) DNS
2 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.15%) WAN
2 4 (6.15%) Wireless
3 3 (4.62%) LAN
3 3 (4.62%) Network Security
3 3 (4.62%) VPN
4 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Power BI
2 5 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.62%) Big Data
3 3 (4.62%) SAS EBI
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.08%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (3.08%) QlikView
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) Informix
5 1 (1.54%) Looker
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.54%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket Server
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 19 (29.23%) Telecoms
3 15 (23.08%) Marketing
4 11 (16.92%) Public Sector
4 11 (16.92%) Retail
5 10 (15.38%) Electronics
5 10 (15.38%) Manufacturing
6 8 (12.31%) Games
7 2 (3.08%) Law
7 2 (3.08%) Legal
7 2 (3.08%) Local Government
8 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.54%) Military
8 1 (1.54%) Police
8 1 (1.54%) Social Science
8 1 (1.54%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Analyst
1 11 (16.92%) Developer
2 10 (15.38%) C++ Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Software Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Data Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Data Scientist
6 5 (7.69%) IT Support
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.62%) Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Junior
8 3 (4.62%) LAN Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Systems Support
8 3 (4.62%) WAN Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) OpenCV
2 3 (4.62%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (3.08%) PySpark
4 1 (1.54%) Apache NiFi
4 1 (1.54%) Flash
4 1 (1.54%) ggplot
4 1 (1.54%) Matplotlib
4 1 (1.54%) Middleware
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 43 (66.15%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (30.77%) Algorithms
3 10 (15.38%) Blog
4 8 (12.31%) Robotics
4 8 (12.31%) Smartphone
5 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.62%) Driving Licence
6 3 (4.62%) Fat Client
6 3 (4.62%) Thin Client
7 2 (3.08%) e-Learning
7 2 (3.08%) NHS
7 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.08%) Social Media
8 1 (1.54%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.54%) CMDB
8 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Linux
2 8 (12.31%) Android
3 6 (9.23%) Windows
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Mathematics
2 24 (36.92%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (35.38%) Computer Science
4 22 (33.85%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (29.23%) Data Science
6 15 (23.08%) Analytics
7 12 (18.46%) Artificial Intelligence
8 10 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (15.38%) Open Source
8 10 (15.38%) Physics
8 10 (15.38%) Programme Management
8 10 (15.38%) Prototyping
8 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (13.85%) DevOps
9 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.85%) Use Case
10 8 (12.31%) 3D Rendering
10 8 (12.31%) Parallel Computing
10 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) Python
1 29 (44.62%) SQL
2 24 (36.92%) R
3 19 (29.23%) C++
4 12 (18.46%) MATLAB
5 11 (16.92%) C#
6 9 (13.85%) C
7 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.08%) Scala
9 1 (1.54%) Go
9 1 (1.54%) Java
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.54%) U-SQL
9 1 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (50.77%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (6.15%) PhD
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) SAP
3 5 (7.69%) Tableau
4 4 (6.15%) Intel
4 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 3 (4.62%) Citrix
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) Capita
7 1 (1.54%) Informatica
7 1 (1.54%) Minitab
7 1 (1.54%) Talend