Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
England > South West
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 257 263
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 +25
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 77 84 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.74% 0.81% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.88% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 52 49 62
South West median annual salary £55,000 £39,000 £32,289
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.03% +20.78% +9.46%
10th Percentile £29,000 £18,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,500 £61,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.24% +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 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 9,561 9,566 9,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.89% 92.10% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7,876 7,926 8,172
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 August 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 19 August 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
Bristol +2 28 £50,000 +25.03% 7
Gloucestershire +31 26 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Wiltshire -8 17 £47,500 +150.00% 4
Devon +16 4 £57,500 +101.11% 2
Dorset - 2 £60,000 - 1
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 35 (45.45%) Mathematics
2 33 (42.86%) Data Science
3 32 (41.56%) Python
4 30 (38.96%) Degree
4 30 (38.96%) R
5 29 (37.66%) Analytics
6 26 (33.77%) Machine Learning
7 25 (32.47%) Finance
8 23 (29.87%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (27.27%) Computer Science
10 20 (25.97%) SAS
11 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Excel
12 16 (20.78%) SQL
12 16 (20.78%) SLA
12 16 (20.78%) Service Delivery
13 15 (19.48%) ITIL
13 15 (19.48%) Data Analysis
14 14 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (18.18%) Performance Management
14 14 (18.18%) Operations Research
14 14 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 14 (18.18%) Algorithms
14 14 (18.18%) Critical Success Factor
14 14 (18.18%) Escalation Management
14 14 (18.18%) Contract Management
14 14 (18.18%) Service Delivery Management
15 13 (16.88%) Scrum
15 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (15.58%) GDPR

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 20 (25.97%) SAS
2 5 (6.49%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.19%) Apache
4 3 (3.90%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.19%) SPSS
4 1 (1.30%) Chatbot
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.30%) SPSS Modeler
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.90%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.30%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) SMS
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) Big Data
2 10 (12.99%) Power BI
3 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.79%) Data Mining
4 6 (7.79%) MySQL
5 5 (6.49%) QlikView
6 4 (5.19%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.90%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.90%) Presto
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.30%) Mahout
9 1 (1.30%) MS Access
9 1 (1.30%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.49%) JIRA
3 3 (3.90%) Maven
3 3 (3.90%) Subversion
3 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.30%) RStudio
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Marketing
3 7 (9.09%) Electronics
3 7 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.19%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (31.17%) Data Scientist
2 16 (20.78%) Service Manager
3 11 (14.29%) Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (11.69%) Senior Data Scientist
4 9 (11.69%) Services Delivery Manager
5 8 (10.39%) Scrum Master
6 7 (9.09%) Service Support Manager
6 7 (9.09%) Support Manager
7 6 (7.79%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Data Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Junior
8 4 (5.19%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 4 (5.19%) Principal Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Technician
9 3 (3.90%) Report Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) Flash
2 6 (7.79%) .NET
3 3 (3.90%) JSON
3 3 (3.90%) Web Services
3 3 (3.90%) XML
4 2 (2.60%) Keras
4 2 (2.60%) TensorFlow
4 2 (2.60%) Velocity
5 1 (1.30%) CSS
5 1 (1.30%) CSS3
5 1 (1.30%) D3.js
5 1 (1.30%) ggplot2
5 1 (1.30%) GraphX
5 1 (1.30%) HTML5
5 1 (1.30%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.30%) NumPy
5 1 (1.30%) OpenCV
5 1 (1.30%) SciPy
5 1 (1.30%) Theano
5 1 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 14 (18.18%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.60%) Social Media
7 1 (1.30%) CMDB
7 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.30%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Mathematics
2 33 (42.86%) Data Science
3 29 (37.66%) Analytics
4 26 (33.77%) Machine Learning
5 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (20.78%) Service Delivery
7 15 (19.48%) Data Analysis
7 15 (19.48%) ITIL
8 14 (18.18%) Contract Management
8 14 (18.18%) Critical Success Factor
8 14 (18.18%) Escalation Management
8 14 (18.18%) Operations Research
8 14 (18.18%) Performance Management
8 14 (18.18%) Service Delivery Management
8 14 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (16.88%) Scrum
10 12 (15.58%) Data Protection
11 11 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
11 11 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) Python
2 30 (38.96%) R
3 16 (20.78%) SQL
4 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.49%) Java
6 3 (3.90%) C++
6 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.60%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.60%) Scala
7 2 (2.60%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) C#
8 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) ISEB
3 5 (6.49%) Master's Degree
3 5 (6.49%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (6.49%) PhD
4 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) CCNA
5 2 (2.60%) CCNP
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) SLA
2 12 (15.58%) GDPR
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Firmware
2 1 (1.30%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Cadence
2 7 (9.09%) SAP
3 6 (7.79%) Tableau
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle
5 3 (3.90%) Apple
5 3 (3.90%) TOWER Software
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.60%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) Google