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

Statistics
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 256 265
Rank change year-on-year +33 +9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 141 111 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.20% 0.87% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.95% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 83 81 77
North West median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £16,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% -3.16%

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 10,693 11,643 11,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.93% 91.05% 90.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8,559 9,258 9,253
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 October 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 October 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 +16 81 £45,000 - 10
Cheshire +23 29 £21,250 -41.38% 3
Merseyside +25 20 £21,750 -39.16%
Lancashire +12 9 £31,500 +5.00% 3
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 74 (52.48%) ITIL
2 66 (46.81%) Incident Management
3 65 (46.10%) Problem Management
3 65 (46.10%) Service Management
4 52 (36.88%) Telecoms
5 51 (36.17%) Cisco
6 48 (34.04%) Network+ Certification
6 48 (34.04%) Change Management
6 48 (34.04%) Huawei
6 48 (34.04%) Fortinet
6 48 (34.04%) Knowledge Management
7 47 (33.33%) SQL
8 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
9 27 (19.15%) Mathematics
10 26 (18.44%) T-SQL
10 26 (18.44%) CCNA
10 26 (18.44%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (17.73%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (17.02%) Python
12 24 (17.02%) VMware
13 23 (16.31%) R
13 23 (16.31%) Data Science
14 22 (15.60%) Windows
15 21 (14.89%) SAN
15 21 (14.89%) Firewall
15 21 (14.89%) Analytics
15 21 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (14.89%) Degree
15 21 (14.89%) Virtual Servers
16 20 (14.18%) Machine Learning

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 17 (12.06%) SharePoint
2 16 (11.35%) Skype for Business
3 15 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (10.64%) MS Exchange
4 9 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (4.26%) SAS
6 4 (2.84%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.71%) Jupyter
Applications
1 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.13%) SPSS
5 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.42%) FastStats
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.42%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.42%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon SageMaker
4 1 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.71%) Office 365
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.89%) Firewall
1 21 (14.89%) SAN
2 11 (7.80%) ADSL
3 8 (5.67%) Internet
4 3 (2.13%) DHCP
4 3 (2.13%) DNS
4 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.42%) SMS
5 2 (1.42%) VoIP
6 1 (0.71%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (6.38%) Data Mining
4 8 (5.67%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.96%) Power BI
6 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.55%) OLAP
6 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.13%) Big Data
7 3 (2.13%) QlikView
7 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.13%) SAS EBI
8 2 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.42%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.42%) Looker
8 2 (1.42%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.71%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.71%) RStudio
2 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (36.88%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.09%) Finance
3 9 (6.38%) Marketing
4 5 (3.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
5 1 (0.71%) Electronics
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Law
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (51.06%) Analyst
2 57 (40.43%) Service Analyst
2 57 (40.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 27 (19.15%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 21 (14.89%) Data Scientist
4 21 (14.89%) Server Analyst
5 19 (13.48%) Developer
6 18 (12.77%) Service Desk Support
7 17 (12.06%) SQL Developer
8 16 (11.35%) Telecoms Analyst
9 14 (9.93%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (8.51%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 12 (8.51%) Service Desk Engineer
10 12 (8.51%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 12 (8.51%) SQL Server Developer
11 11 (7.80%) Support Analyst
12 6 (4.26%) Senior Data Scientist
12 6 (4.26%) Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (4.26%) Test Engineer
13 5 (3.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.84%) Natural Language Processing
1 4 (2.84%) TensorFlow
2 2 (1.42%) Flash
2 2 (1.42%) Node.js
2 2 (1.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.71%) CSS
3 1 (0.71%) D3.js
3 1 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) jQuery
3 1 (0.71%) Kafka
3 1 (0.71%) Keras
3 1 (0.71%) MXNet
3 1 (0.71%) React
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.71%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.26%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.84%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.42%) Replication
7 1 (0.71%) Fintech
7 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.60%) Windows
2 19 (13.48%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.42%) Linux
3 2 (1.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (52.48%) ITIL
2 66 (46.81%) Incident Management
3 65 (46.10%) Problem Management
3 65 (46.10%) Service Management
4 48 (34.04%) Change Management
4 48 (34.04%) Knowledge Management
5 27 (19.15%) Mathematics
6 25 (17.73%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (16.31%) Data Science
8 21 (14.89%) Analytics
9 20 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (14.18%) Machine Learning
10 16 (11.35%) Configuration Management
11 15 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (9.93%) Data Analytics
13 13 (9.22%) Visualisation
14 11 (7.80%) Data Visualisation
14 11 (7.80%) Mentoring
15 10 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (7.09%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.33%) SQL
2 26 (18.44%) T-SQL
3 24 (17.02%) Python
4 23 (16.31%) R
5 7 (4.96%) C
5 7 (4.96%) C++
6 6 (4.26%) Java
6 6 (4.26%) MATLAB
6 6 (4.26%) Scala
6 6 (4.26%) VBA
7 3 (2.13%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (34.04%) Network+ Certification
2 26 (18.44%) CCNA
2 26 (18.44%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (14.89%) Degree
4 9 (6.38%) PhD
5 7 (4.96%) Master's Degree
5 7 (4.96%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.26%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (2.13%) ISEB
7 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.64%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.96%) SLA
3 4 (2.84%) GDPR
4 2 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (14.89%) Virtual Servers
1 21 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Oozie
1 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (36.17%) Cisco
2 48 (34.04%) Fortinet
2 48 (34.04%) Huawei
3 24 (17.02%) VMware
4 14 (9.93%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.93%) Remedy
5 7 (4.96%) Tableau
6 5 (3.55%) Google
7 4 (2.84%) SAP
8 3 (2.13%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (2.13%) Veeam
9 2 (1.42%) Cadence
10 1 (0.71%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.71%) Citrix
10 1 (0.71%) Lavastorm
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle
10 1 (0.71%) Sage
10 1 (0.71%) Teradata