Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 242 268
Rank change year-on-year +27 +26 -13
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 158 126 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.30% 0.96% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.05% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 116 93 64
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £16,250 £27,500 £26,625
90th Percentile £69,375 £60,000 £50,325
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -

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 11,143 12,002 10,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.36% 91.35% 90.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,965 9,679 8,768
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 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
Manchester +25 91 £42,500 - 5
Cheshire +15 36 £25,000 -16.67% 2
Merseyside +27 17 £21,750 -54.21% 1
Lancashire +7 12 £43,750 +45.83% 2
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 80 (50.63%) ITIL
2 63 (39.87%) Service Management
2 63 (39.87%) Problem Management
3 62 (39.24%) SQL
4 55 (34.81%) Incident Management
5 54 (34.18%) Cisco
6 52 (32.91%) Change Management
7 51 (32.28%) Network+ Certification
7 51 (32.28%) Fortinet
7 51 (32.28%) Knowledge Management
8 50 (31.65%) Telecoms
9 47 (29.75%) SQL Server
10 44 (27.85%) Huawei
11 33 (20.89%) T-SQL
12 32 (20.25%) Python
13 30 (18.99%) Windows
14 29 (18.35%) Microsoft
14 29 (18.35%) Mathematics
14 29 (18.35%) R
14 29 (18.35%) Data Science
15 28 (17.72%) CCNA
15 28 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
16 27 (17.09%) Machine Learning
17 26 (16.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 23 (14.56%) Analytics
18 23 (14.56%) Windows Server
18 23 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
19 22 (13.92%) Management Information System
19 22 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (13.29%) Active Directory

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 15 (9.49%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.59%) IIS
2 12 (7.59%) Skype for Business
3 11 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (6.96%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.06%) SAS
5 5 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.53%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.27%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.63%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.53%) SPSS
4 3 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Elite 3E
1 9 (5.70%) Workfront
2 3 (1.90%) FastStats
2 3 (1.90%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.63%) BPCS
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.27%) IaaS
4 2 (1.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon SageMaker
5 1 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.63%) Office 365
5 1 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.76%) Firewall
2 15 (9.49%) SAN
3 8 (5.06%) Internet
4 6 (3.80%) ADSL
5 3 (1.90%) DHCP
5 3 (1.90%) DNS
5 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.27%) LAN
6 2 (1.27%) VoIP
6 2 (1.27%) WAN
6 2 (1.27%) WLAN
7 1 (0.63%) DSL
7 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (29.75%) SQL Server
2 26 (16.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (11.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (8.23%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.70%) Data Mining
6 8 (5.06%) OLAP
6 8 (5.06%) OLAP Cube
6 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (4.43%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.80%) Big Data
9 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (2.53%) SAS EBI
10 4 (2.53%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 4 (2.53%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.90%) QlikView
12 2 (1.27%) Looker
12 2 (1.27%) MySQL
12 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (5.70%) JIRA
2 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.63%) RStudio
General
1 50 (31.65%) Telecoms
2 21 (13.29%) Finance
3 12 (7.59%) Marketing
4 6 (3.80%) Banking
5 4 (2.53%) Electronics
6 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (44.94%) Analyst
2 56 (35.44%) Service Analyst
2 56 (35.44%) Service Desk Analyst
3 27 (17.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 27 (17.09%) Developer
4 26 (16.46%) Data Scientist
5 21 (13.29%) Telecoms Analyst
6 15 (9.49%) Server Analyst
7 13 (8.23%) Service Desk Support
8 12 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (6.96%) Service Desk Engineer
10 10 (6.33%) Applications Support
11 9 (5.70%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (5.70%) Applications Developer
11 9 (5.70%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (5.70%) SQL Developer
12 8 (5.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (5.06%) SSIS Developer
12 8 (5.06%) SSRS Developer
13 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.23%) .NET
2 9 (5.70%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.53%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (2.53%) TensorFlow
4 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.90%) CSS
4 3 (1.90%) HTML
4 3 (1.90%) Web Services
5 2 (1.27%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.27%) Kafka
5 2 (1.27%) Node.js
5 2 (1.27%) Spring
6 1 (0.63%) D3.js
6 1 (0.63%) Laravel
6 1 (0.63%) NumPy
6 1 (0.63%) Pandas
6 1 (0.63%) React
6 1 (0.63%) SciPy
6 1 (0.63%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (0.63%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.92%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.70%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.80%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.53%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.27%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) Animation
8 1 (0.63%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.63%) Photography
8 1 (0.63%) Social Gaming
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.99%) Windows
2 23 (14.56%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.43%) Linux
4 4 (2.53%) Unix
5 1 (0.63%) CentOS
5 1 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (50.63%) ITIL
2 63 (39.87%) Problem Management
2 63 (39.87%) Service Management
3 55 (34.81%) Incident Management
4 52 (32.91%) Change Management
5 51 (32.28%) Knowledge Management
6 29 (18.35%) Data Science
6 29 (18.35%) Mathematics
7 27 (17.09%) Machine Learning
8 23 (14.56%) Analytics
8 23 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (12.66%) Configuration Management
11 19 (12.03%) Visualisation
12 18 (11.39%) Data Analytics
13 17 (10.76%) Data Visualisation
14 16 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (8.86%) ETL
15 14 (8.86%) Statistical Analysis
16 12 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (39.24%) SQL
2 33 (20.89%) T-SQL
3 32 (20.25%) Python
4 29 (18.35%) R
5 20 (12.66%) VBA
6 13 (8.23%) C++
7 12 (7.59%) MATLAB
8 9 (5.70%) C
9 8 (5.06%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.43%) Java
11 6 (3.80%) JavaScript
12 5 (3.16%) Scala
13 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (32.28%) Network+ Certification
2 28 (17.72%) CCNA
2 28 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (12.03%) Degree
4 14 (8.86%) PhD
5 9 (5.70%) MCP
5 9 (5.70%) MCSA
5 9 (5.70%) MCSE
5 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.06%) Master's Degree
7 6 (3.80%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (3.80%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.96%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.16%) SLA
3 3 (1.90%) GDPR
4 2 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.27%) GCP
4 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.27%) QA
5 1 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.49%) Virtual Servers
2 15 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Marathon
2 1 (0.63%) Oozie
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (34.18%) Cisco
2 51 (32.28%) Fortinet
3 44 (27.85%) Huawei
4 29 (18.35%) Microsoft
5 18 (11.39%) VMware
6 14 (8.86%) SAP
7 12 (7.59%) Oracle
8 10 (6.33%) Remedy
9 9 (5.70%) Intapp
9 9 (5.70%) Reuters
10 5 (3.16%) Tableau
11 4 (2.53%) Capita
12 3 (1.90%) Google
12 3 (1.90%) Nimble Storage
12 3 (1.90%) Veeam
13 1 (0.63%) Infor
13 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.63%) Sage
13 1 (0.63%) Splunk
13 1 (0.63%) Zend