Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 265 251 248
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 106 102 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.83% 0.84% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.94% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 77 85 90
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +16.88%
10th Percentile £27,200 £24,250 £26,225
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%

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 11419 10882 11768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.61% 89.31% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9066 9106 9656
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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 -7 66 £46,250 +15.63% 5
Cheshire -30 20 £36,250 +18.85% 1
Lancashire +8 11 £30,000 -76.92%
Merseyside +8 8 £35,750 -24.74% 1
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 46 (43.40%) Mathematics
2 43 (40.57%) SQL
3 41 (38.68%) Python
4 31 (29.25%) Machine Learning
4 31 (29.25%) Analytics
5 29 (27.36%) R
6 28 (26.42%) PhD
6 28 (26.42%) ITIL
7 26 (24.53%) Finance
8 24 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (21.70%) MATLAB
10 22 (20.75%) SQL Server
10 22 (20.75%) Degree
11 21 (19.81%) SAS
12 20 (18.87%) Hadoop
13 19 (17.92%) Computer Science
13 19 (17.92%) Active Directory
13 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Excel
14 18 (16.98%) Windows
14 18 (16.98%) SLA
14 18 (16.98%) Data Analytics
14 18 (16.98%) Big Data
15 16 (15.09%) Windows Server
15 16 (15.09%) Cisco
15 16 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (15.09%) Java
15 16 (15.09%) CCNP
15 16 (15.09%) Data Analysis
15 16 (15.09%) Statistical Analysis
15 16 (15.09%) Apache Hive

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 21 (19.81%) SAS
2 9 (8.49%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.77%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.89%) CMS
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (12.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (9.43%) SPSS
4 7 (6.60%) S-PLUS
4 7 (6.60%) Stata
5 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.94%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.94%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) WAN
2 13 (12.26%) NetScaler
2 13 (12.26%) Unified Communications
3 8 (7.55%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.60%) LAN
5 6 (5.66%) Network Security
6 4 (3.77%) Firewall
7 3 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.89%) Internet
9 1 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.87%) Hadoop
3 18 (16.98%) Big Data
4 16 (15.09%) Apache Hive
5 13 (12.26%) Data Mining
6 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.66%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.77%) HBase
8 4 (3.77%) QlikView
8 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.83%) MySQL
9 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.83%) Yellowfin
10 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.89%) Facilita Forecast
2 2 (1.89%) JMeter
2 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (24.53%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Banking
3 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.72%) Marketing
5 2 (1.89%) Automotive
5 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Publishing
6 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (29.25%) Data Scientist
2 24 (22.64%) Analyst
3 16 (15.09%) Network Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Service Manager
5 10 (9.43%) Service Support Manager
5 10 (9.43%) Support Manager
6 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Juniper Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Network Communications Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) DBA
8 6 (5.66%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Insight Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Lead Network Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Senior Data Scientist
8 6 (5.66%) SQL DBA
9 5 (4.72%) LAN Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (4.72%) .NET
3 3 (2.83%) CSS
3 3 (2.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.94%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.94%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.94%) D3.js
4 1 (0.94%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.94%) JAXB
4 1 (0.94%) JSON
4 1 (0.94%) JSP
4 1 (0.94%) Kafka
4 1 (0.94%) Middleware
4 1 (0.94%) NumPy
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.94%) PySpark
4 1 (0.94%) Spring
4 1 (0.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.92%) Computer Science
3 14 (13.21%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.55%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.89%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.89%) iPad
6 2 (1.89%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.94%) BBC
7 1 (0.94%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.94%) NHS
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.98%) Windows
2 16 (15.09%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.83%) Linux
4 2 (1.89%) AIX
4 2 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.40%) Mathematics
2 31 (29.25%) Analytics
2 31 (29.25%) Machine Learning
3 28 (26.42%) ITIL
4 18 (16.98%) Data Analytics
5 16 (15.09%) Data Analysis
5 16 (15.09%) Statistical Analysis
6 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (12.26%) Actionable Insight
7 13 (12.26%) Load Balancing
7 13 (12.26%) Service Delivery
8 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.32%) Artificial Intelligence
8 12 (11.32%) Visualisation
9 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (10.38%) Configuration Management
9 11 (10.38%) Mathematical Modelling
9 11 (10.38%) Performance Management
9 11 (10.38%) Service Management
10 10 (9.43%) Contract Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.57%) SQL
2 41 (38.68%) Python
3 29 (27.36%) R
4 23 (21.70%) MATLAB
5 16 (15.09%) Java
6 14 (13.21%) C++
7 6 (5.66%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.72%) C#
9 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.89%) C
11 2 (1.89%) Scala
12 1 (0.94%) Ruby
12 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (26.42%) PhD
2 22 (20.75%) Degree
3 16 (15.09%) CCNP
3 16 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (12.26%) CCIE
5 8 (7.55%) MCP
5 8 (7.55%) MCSA
5 8 (7.55%) MCSE
5 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.77%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (2.83%) Master's Degree
7 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.98%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.94%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 19 (17.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.94%) Docker
3 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.94%) Nagios
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.94%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) Cisco
2 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.26%) F5
3 13 (12.26%) Juniper
3 13 (12.26%) Riverbed
4 7 (6.60%) Tableau
5 4 (3.77%) Oracle
5 4 (3.77%) Splunk
5 4 (3.77%) VMware
6 3 (2.83%) Google
7 2 (1.89%) Askia
7 2 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.89%) Nebu
8 1 (0.94%) Avaya
8 1 (0.94%) Cognos
8 1 (0.94%) IDERA
8 1 (0.94%) iManage
8 1 (0.94%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.94%) Remedy
8 1 (0.94%) Reuters