Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
England > South West
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 260 274
Rank change year-on-year +28 +14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 97 76 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.95% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.81% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 56 49 52
South West median annual salary £60,000 £42,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% +50.00% -13.85%
10th Percentile £36,250 £21,250 £23,806
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,000 £73,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -5.26%

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 South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,405 9,435 9,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.16% 91.19% 90.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7,545 7,770 8,298
South 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 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,300 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in the South West

Statistics
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Statistics in the South West.

Salary trend for Statistics in the South West

Statistics
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the South West over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Statistics in the South West

Statistics
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Gloucestershire +39 30 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Bristol +14 28 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Wiltshire +13 26 £50,000 +31.58% 1
Somerset +32 6 £70,000 +191.67% 2
Devon +5 5 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Dorset - 2 £60,000 -
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 59 (60.82%) Data Science
2 55 (56.70%) Python
3 54 (55.67%) Degree
4 53 (54.64%) Analytics
5 49 (50.52%) Mathematics
6 44 (45.36%) R
7 42 (43.30%) Machine Learning
8 31 (31.96%) Algorithms
9 30 (30.93%) Computer Science
10 26 (26.80%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (25.77%) Big Data
11 25 (25.77%) Visualisation
12 22 (22.68%) Data Analysis
13 21 (21.65%) Finance
13 21 (21.65%) SAS
14 19 (19.59%) Data Protection
14 19 (19.59%) GDPR
15 18 (18.56%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (18.56%) Linear Programming
15 18 (18.56%) Data Visualisation
15 18 (18.56%) SQL
16 17 (17.53%) Operations Research
17 16 (16.49%) Applied Mathematics
18 15 (15.46%) Service Delivery
19 14 (14.43%) Critical Success Factor
19 14 (14.43%) Escalation Management
19 14 (14.43%) Service Delivery Management
19 14 (14.43%) Contract Management
19 14 (14.43%) SLA
19 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Excel

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (21.65%) SAS
2 10 (10.31%) Apache Spark
3 6 (6.19%) Apache Pig
4 5 (5.15%) Apache
5 1 (1.03%) Jupyter
Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.09%) SPSS
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) SMS
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) LAN
2 1 (1.03%) SSH
2 1 (1.03%) VPN
2 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.77%) Big Data
2 8 (8.25%) Apache Hive
2 8 (8.25%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.22%) Data Mining
3 7 (7.22%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.15%) Power BI
6 4 (4.12%) MySQL
6 4 (4.12%) Presto
7 3 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (3.09%) Text Mining
8 2 (2.06%) QlikView
9 1 (1.03%) Apache Zeppelin
9 1 (1.03%) HBase
9 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.03%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.09%) Maven
2 3 (3.09%) Subversion
3 1 (1.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Marketing
3 9 (9.28%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.12%) Electronics
4 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.03%) Games
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (47.42%) Data Scientist
2 15 (15.46%) Senior Data Scientist
3 14 (14.43%) Service Manager
4 10 (10.31%) Service Support Manager
4 10 (10.31%) Support Manager
5 8 (8.25%) Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Consultant
6 6 (6.19%) Data Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Data Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Graduate
7 5 (5.15%) Graduate Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 5 (5.15%) Principal Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Scrum Master
8 4 (4.12%) Services Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Analytics Manager
10 2 (2.06%) Data Manager
10 2 (2.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) Flash
2 3 (3.09%) .NET
2 3 (3.09%) JSON
2 3 (3.09%) Web Services
2 3 (3.09%) XML
3 2 (2.06%) Keras
4 1 (1.03%) Caffe
4 1 (1.03%) CGI
4 1 (1.03%) CSS3
4 1 (1.03%) D3.js
4 1 (1.03%) ggplot2
4 1 (1.03%) HTML5
4 1 (1.03%) NumPy
4 1 (1.03%) OpenCV
4 1 (1.03%) Pandas
4 1 (1.03%) PySpark
4 1 (1.03%) scikit-learn
4 1 (1.03%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.96%) Algorithms
2 30 (30.93%) Computer Science
3 26 (26.80%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.34%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.15%) Industry 4.0
6 5 (5.15%) Social Media
7 4 (4.12%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (3.09%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.03%) CMDB
9 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) Linux
2 1 (1.03%) CentOS
2 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (60.82%) Data Science
2 53 (54.64%) Analytics
3 49 (50.52%) Mathematics
4 42 (43.30%) Machine Learning
5 25 (25.77%) Visualisation
6 22 (22.68%) Data Analysis
7 19 (19.59%) Data Protection
8 18 (18.56%) Data Visualisation
8 18 (18.56%) Linear Programming
8 18 (18.56%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (17.53%) Operations Research
10 16 (16.49%) Applied Mathematics
11 15 (15.46%) Service Delivery
12 14 (14.43%) Business Development
12 14 (14.43%) Contract Management
12 14 (14.43%) Critical Success Factor
12 14 (14.43%) Escalation Management
12 14 (14.43%) ITIL
12 14 (14.43%) Service Delivery Management
12 14 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.70%) Python
2 44 (45.36%) R
3 18 (18.56%) SQL
4 10 (10.31%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.15%) Scala
6 4 (4.12%) Java
7 3 (3.09%) C++
7 3 (3.09%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.06%) VB
9 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) C#
9 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.03%) Perl
9 1 (1.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (55.67%) Degree
2 6 (6.19%) PhD
2 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.15%) Master's Degree
4 4 (4.12%) ISEB
5 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.59%) GDPR
2 14 (14.43%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Firmware
1 1 (1.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.12%) Cadence
2 4 (4.12%) SAP
2 4 (4.12%) Tableau
3 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco
3 1 (1.03%) Google
3 1 (1.03%) Juniper
3 1 (1.03%) Nokia
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle
3 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.03%) VMware