Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
England > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 214 232
Rank change year-on-year -45 +18 +14
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 103 153 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.80% 1.24% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.37% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 81 124 81
North West median annual salary £42,500 £35,950 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.22% -10.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,125 £25,135
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +11.11%

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 11,670 11,206 10,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.99% 90.47% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9,343 9,353 8,738
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,000 £24,675
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 February 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 21 February 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 +3 59 £43,750 +5.42% 14
Merseyside +16 20 £24,000 -46.67% 1
Cheshire -73 20 £45,000 +40.63% 3
Lancashire +6 5 £32,500 -75.00% 5
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 43 (41.75%) SQL
2 38 (36.89%) ITIL
3 33 (32.04%) Mathematics
4 32 (31.07%) Python
5 30 (29.13%) Data Science
6 27 (26.21%) Finance
7 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
8 25 (24.27%) Windows
9 24 (23.30%) Microsoft Excel
9 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
10 23 (22.33%) Machine Learning
11 22 (21.36%) Windows Server
11 22 (21.36%) Active Directory
11 22 (21.36%) Configuration Management
12 21 (20.39%) Service Management
12 21 (20.39%) Management Information System
12 21 (20.39%) Analytics
13 19 (18.45%) PhD
13 19 (18.45%) Degree
14 18 (17.48%) R
14 18 (17.48%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (15.53%) SLA
15 16 (15.53%) T-SQL
15 16 (15.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (15.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 15 (14.56%) Computer Science
16 15 (14.56%) Problem Management
16 15 (14.56%) Service Delivery
17 14 (13.59%) VBA
17 14 (13.59%) SharePoint

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 14 (13.59%) SharePoint
2 13 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (12.62%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.62%) Skype for Business
3 11 (10.68%) Apache Spark
3 11 (10.68%) SAS
4 7 (6.80%) IIS
5 3 (2.91%) Jupyter
5 3 (2.91%) WordPress
6 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (23.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (15.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.91%) SPSS
5 2 (1.94%) Stata
6 1 (0.97%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.97%) Simulink
6 1 (0.97%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Elite 3E
1 6 (5.83%) Workfront
2 3 (2.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.97%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.94%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.94%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (12.62%) Data Mining
3 13 (12.62%) Hadoop
4 10 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (7.77%) Big Data
5 8 (7.77%) OLAP
5 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.83%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.83%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.88%) HBase
7 4 (3.88%) Power BI
7 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.91%) Apache Zeppelin
8 3 (2.91%) QlikView
8 3 (2.91%) Text Mining
9 2 (1.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) JIRA
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.97%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (0.97%) JMeter
4 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (26.21%) Finance
2 11 (10.68%) Banking
3 6 (5.83%) Marketing
4 4 (3.88%) Law
5 3 (2.91%) Games
5 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.97%) Automotive
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Data Scientist
2 18 (17.48%) Developer
3 15 (14.56%) Analyst
4 13 (12.62%) Service Manager
5 12 (11.65%) Service Support Manager
5 12 (11.65%) Support Manager
6 9 (8.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 9 (8.74%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.77%) Applications Support
7 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (7.77%) SSIS Developer
7 8 (7.77%) SSRS Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Applications Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Service Desk Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Senior Data Scientist
10 5 (4.85%) Service Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Service Desk Support
11 4 (3.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.74%) .NET
2 6 (5.83%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.91%) CakePHP
4 3 (2.91%) CodeIgniter
4 3 (2.91%) jQuery
4 3 (2.91%) Laravel
4 3 (2.91%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (2.91%) Symfony
5 1 (0.97%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.97%) CSS
5 1 (0.97%) HTML
5 1 (0.97%) TensorFlow
5 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Management Information System
2 15 (14.56%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.71%) Driving Licence
4 9 (8.74%) Algorithms
5 7 (6.80%) Social Media
6 4 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.91%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (2.91%) Animation
7 3 (2.91%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.91%) Photography
8 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.94%) Online Games
8 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.97%) CMDB
9 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.97%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.27%) Windows
2 22 (21.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.88%) Linux
4 3 (2.91%) CentOS
4 3 (2.91%) Debian
4 3 (2.91%) Unix
5 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.89%) ITIL
2 33 (32.04%) Mathematics
3 30 (29.13%) Data Science
4 23 (22.33%) Machine Learning
5 22 (21.36%) Configuration Management
6 21 (20.39%) Analytics
6 21 (20.39%) Service Management
7 18 (17.48%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (14.56%) Problem Management
8 15 (14.56%) Service Delivery
9 14 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (13.59%) Incident Management
10 13 (12.62%) Performance Management
10 13 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (11.65%) Contract Management
11 12 (11.65%) Critical Success Factor
11 12 (11.65%) Escalation Management
11 12 (11.65%) Service Delivery Management
12 10 (9.71%) Risk Assessment
13 9 (8.74%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (41.75%) SQL
2 32 (31.07%) Python
3 18 (17.48%) R
4 16 (15.53%) T-SQL
5 14 (13.59%) VBA
6 11 (10.68%) MATLAB
7 8 (7.77%) Scala
8 6 (5.83%) C++
8 6 (5.83%) Java
8 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.85%) C#
9 5 (4.85%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.91%) PHP
11 2 (1.94%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (18.45%) Degree
1 19 (18.45%) PhD
2 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.77%) MCP
3 8 (7.77%) MCSA
3 8 (7.77%) MCSE
3 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.83%) Master's Degree
5 4 (3.88%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.94%) CCIE
6 2 (1.94%) CCNP
6 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.53%) SLA
2 14 (13.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (21.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Oozie
2 2 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (25.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.62%) Remedy
3 7 (6.80%) Oracle
4 6 (5.83%) Intapp
4 6 (5.83%) Reuters
4 6 (5.83%) SAP
5 5 (4.85%) Tableau
6 4 (3.88%) Facebook
6 4 (3.88%) Twitter
7 3 (2.91%) Cisco
7 3 (2.91%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.91%) Zend
8 2 (1.94%) Capita
8 2 (1.94%) F5
8 2 (1.94%) Juniper
8 2 (1.94%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.97%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.97%) Google
9 1 (0.97%) Sawtooth Software
9 1 (0.97%) Splunk