Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 225 244
Rank change year-on-year -59 +19 +24
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 96 138 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 1.11% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.23% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74 111 94
North West median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -7.51% +8.13%
10th Percentile £26,975 £26,250 £26,075
90th Percentile £64,250 £55,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% +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 11910 11208 11675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.89% 89.76% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9458 9346 9650
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -15 52 £46,250 +11.45% 12
Cheshire -57 19 £45,000 +40.63% 1
Merseyside +16 13 £32,500 -31.58% 1
Lancashire +10 12 £31,250 -75.96% 2
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 42 (43.75%) Mathematics
2 38 (39.58%) SQL
3 34 (35.42%) Python
4 25 (26.04%) ITIL
5 24 (25.00%) Finance
6 23 (23.96%) Degree
7 22 (22.92%) R
7 22 (22.92%) PhD
8 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
8 21 (21.88%) SQL Server
8 21 (21.88%) Machine Learning
9 20 (20.83%) Analytics
9 20 (20.83%) SAS
10 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (17.71%) SLA
11 17 (17.71%) Windows
12 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 16 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 15 (15.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
13 15 (15.63%) Windows Server
14 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (14.58%) MATLAB
14 14 (14.58%) Service Delivery
15 12 (12.50%) Service Management
15 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (12.50%) Data Mining
15 12 (12.50%) Cisco
15 12 (12.50%) CCNP

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 20 (20.83%) SAS
2 9 (9.38%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.21%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.21%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.13%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.08%) WordPress
6 1 (1.04%) Apache
6 1 (1.04%) CMS
6 1 (1.04%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (8.33%) SPSS
4 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (6.25%) S-PLUS
5 6 (6.25%) Stata
6 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.04%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) WAN
2 9 (9.38%) NetScaler
2 9 (9.38%) Unified Communications
3 7 (7.29%) LAN
4 5 (5.21%) Internet
5 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.13%) Firewall
6 3 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 9 (9.38%) Big Data
3 9 (9.38%) Hadoop
4 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.29%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.17%) HBase
6 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.17%) QlikView
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.13%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.13%) Power BI
7 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.13%) Yellowfin
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.08%) Facilita Forecast
2 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.08%) JMeter
2 2 (2.08%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Marketing
3 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.04%) Automotive
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Law
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Data Scientist
2 20 (20.83%) Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 11 (11.46%) Service Manager
5 10 (10.42%) Service Support Manager
5 10 (10.42%) Support Manager
6 9 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) DBA
8 5 (5.21%) LAN Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) WAN Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Lead Network Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Service Desk Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) .NET
1 4 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (3.13%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.08%) CakePHP
3 2 (2.08%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (2.08%) jQuery
3 2 (2.08%) Laravel
3 2 (2.08%) Symfony
4 1 (1.04%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.04%) CSS
4 1 (1.04%) D3.js
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
4 1 (1.04%) Kafka
4 1 (1.04%) Middleware
4 1 (1.04%) NumPy
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.04%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.17%) Social Media
5 4 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.08%) Animation
7 2 (2.08%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.08%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.08%) Photography
8 1 (1.04%) BBC
8 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.04%) iPad
8 1 (1.04%) NHS
8 1 (1.04%) Online Games
8 1 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) Windows
2 15 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.17%) Linux
4 2 (2.08%) CentOS
4 2 (2.08%) Debian
4 2 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) Mathematics
2 25 (26.04%) ITIL
3 21 (21.88%) Machine Learning
4 20 (20.83%) Analytics
5 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (14.58%) Service Delivery
6 12 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
6 12 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 12 (12.50%) Service Management
6 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (11.46%) Performance Management
7 11 (11.46%) Visualisation
8 10 (10.42%) Contract Management
8 10 (10.42%) Critical Success Factor
8 10 (10.42%) Escalation Management
8 10 (10.42%) Operations Research
8 10 (10.42%) Service Delivery Management
9 9 (9.38%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (9.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.58%) SQL
2 34 (35.42%) Python
3 22 (22.92%) R
4 14 (14.58%) MATLAB
5 7 (7.29%) C#
5 7 (7.29%) C++
6 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.21%) Java
8 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.13%) Scala
9 2 (2.08%) C
9 2 (2.08%) PHP
9 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) Degree
2 22 (22.92%) PhD
3 12 (12.50%) CCNP
3 12 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (9.38%) CCIE
5 7 (7.29%) Master's Degree
6 5 (5.21%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.17%) MCP
7 4 (4.17%) MCSA
7 4 (4.17%) MCSE
7 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.71%) SLA
2 5 (5.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.04%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.04%) Nagios
2 1 (1.04%) Oozie
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.04%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.50%) Cisco
3 9 (9.38%) F5
3 9 (9.38%) Juniper
3 9 (9.38%) Riverbed
4 6 (6.25%) Tableau
5 4 (4.17%) Remedy
6 3 (3.13%) Splunk
6 3 (3.13%) VMware
7 2 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle
7 2 (2.08%) Zend
8 1 (1.04%) Avaya
8 1 (1.04%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.04%) Cognos
8 1 (1.04%) Facebook
8 1 (1.04%) Google
8 1 (1.04%) IDERA
8 1 (1.04%) Twitter