Period
to 21 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for FastStats skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FastStats over the 6 months to 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apteco FastStats
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1024 1111 1153
Rank change year-on-year +87 +42 -24
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 52 54 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.033% 0.036%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.65% 0.53% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 46 48 56
UK median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,500 £28,225 £26,250
90th Percentile £46,500 £50,000 £54,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,000 £40,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year -22.50% -7.51% +15.33%

FastStats is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 8,013 10,242 13,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.85% 6.26% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5,633 7,415 9,686
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,100 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%

FastStats
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FastStats as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FastStats in the UK

FastStats
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FastStats in the UK

FastStats
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FastStats over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for FastStats in the UK

FastStats
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FastStats within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2019. 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
England +108 52 £32,500 -18.75% 5
London +78 27 £40,000 -3.61% 2
UK excluding London +66 25 £31,000 -22.50% 3
South East - 17 £40,000 - 1
East of England - 4 £28,750 -
West Midlands +14 3 £31,000 -22.50%
Midlands +13 3 £31,000 -22.50%
North West +40 1 £22,500 -30.77%
North of England +15 1 £22,500 -30.77%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, IT jobs citing FastStats 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 with a requirement for FastStats.

1 40 (76.92%) SQL
2 25 (48.08%) Marketing
3 22 (42.31%) CRM
4 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
6 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (26.92%) QA
7 13 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 12 (23.08%) Data Management
9 11 (21.15%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (21.15%) ETL
9 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
9 11 (21.15%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 10 (19.23%) Apteco
10 10 (19.23%) Power BI
10 10 (19.23%) Campaign Management
10 10 (19.23%) Process Improvement
10 10 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (19.23%) Power Platform
11 9 (17.31%) SAS
12 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
12 8 (15.38%) WF
13 7 (13.46%) Data Protection
13 7 (13.46%) Analytics
13 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (13.46%) Data Mining
13 7 (13.46%) SPSS
13 7 (13.46%) Oracle
13 7 (13.46%) MS Access

FastStats
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (17.31%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (13.46%) SPSS
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.92%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (21.15%) FastStats PeopleStage
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.85%) Raiser's Edge
2 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Power Platform
2 4 (7.69%) Responsys
3 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
3 10 (19.23%) Power BI
4 7 (13.46%) Data Mining
4 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (13.46%) MS Access
4 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (9.62%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.92%) DataStage
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Selenium
1 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (48.08%) Marketing
2 2 (3.85%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.85%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Analyst
2 24 (46.15%) Data Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) QA Tester
3 6 (11.54%) Tester
4 4 (7.69%) Database Executive
5 3 (5.77%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Data Mining Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Excel Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Insight Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Insight Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Solutions Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Solutions Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Data Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Data Quality Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Marketing Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) WF
2 6 (11.54%) XML
2 6 (11.54%) XSD
3 2 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.77%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) CRM
2 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (23.08%) Data Management
4 11 (21.15%) ETL
5 10 (19.23%) Campaign Management
5 10 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (19.23%) Process Improvement
6 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 7 (13.46%) Analytics
7 7 (13.46%) Data Protection
8 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.54%) Data Analysis
8 6 (11.54%) Direct Marketing
8 6 (11.54%) E-business
8 6 (11.54%) Single Customer View
8 6 (11.54%) TDD
8 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.62%) Dashboard Development
9 5 (9.62%) Marketing Automation
10 4 (7.69%) Post-Campaign Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) R
3 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.85%) MATLAB
4 2 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) Java
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) SLA
3 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.85%) GDPR
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (19.23%) Apteco
4 7 (13.46%) Oracle
5 6 (11.54%) Adobe
6 5 (9.62%) Alterian
7 2 (3.85%) Google
7 2 (3.85%) Tableau
8 1 (1.92%) Informatica
8 1 (1.92%) Minitab
8 1 (1.92%) Talend