Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SPSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SPSS over the 6 months to 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 710 913 913
Rank change year-on-year +203 0 -17
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 35 116 214
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.092% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 0.91% 1.16% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 101 165
Median annual salary £50,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.22% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £29,750 £29,650
90th Percentile £55,700 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3,828 10,043 13,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.13% 7.95% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,044 8,021 9,909
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%

SPSS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SPSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SPSS.

Salary trend for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SPSS over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the UK over the 6 months to 15 January 2021. 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 +212 34 £50,500 +12.22% 6
London +146 28 £52,500 +14.13% 1
UK excluding London +171 6 £49,250 +15.88% 7
East of England +114 2 - -
South West +68 2 £47,500 +11.76% 3
South East +155 1 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North of England +95 1 £51,000 +77.39% 1
North West +83 1 £51,000 +77.39% 1
Work from Home -45 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, IT jobs citing SPSS 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 SPSS.

1 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 20 (57.14%) Statistics
2 20 (57.14%) Analytics
3 19 (54.29%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (54.29%) Python
3 19 (54.29%) Data Science
4 17 (48.57%) SAS
5 16 (45.71%) Degree
5 16 (45.71%) Visualisation
5 16 (45.71%) Machine Learning
6 14 (40.00%) Big Data
6 14 (40.00%) R
7 13 (37.14%) Tableau
8 12 (34.29%) Statistical Modelling
9 11 (31.43%) Data Visualisation
9 11 (31.43%) Statistical Analysis
9 11 (31.43%) Data Analysis
9 11 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (31.43%) C
9 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (25.71%) Mathematics
10 9 (25.71%) User Experience
11 8 (22.86%) Natural Language Processing
11 8 (22.86%) Quality Management
12 7 (20.00%) ArcGIS
12 7 (20.00%) ETL
12 7 (20.00%) Content Management
12 7 (20.00%) Information Management
12 7 (20.00%) Stata
12 7 (20.00%) Data Governance

SPSS
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 17 (48.57%) SAS
2 7 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 7 (20.00%) ArcGIS
3 4 (11.43%) Apache Pig
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Stata
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (8.57%) SPSS Modeler
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) AWS
1 4 (11.43%) Azure
1 4 (11.43%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) Big Data
2 13 (37.14%) Tableau
3 6 (17.14%) QlikView
4 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (11.43%) Data Mining
4 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
4 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
4 4 (11.43%) Power BI
4 4 (11.43%) Text Mining
5 3 (8.57%) Data Lake
6 2 (5.71%) Base SAS
6 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.71%) ThoughtSpot
7 1 (2.86%) MS Access
General
1 5 (14.29%) Marketing
2 4 (11.43%) Law
3 3 (8.57%) Advertising
3 3 (8.57%) Brand Awareness
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Data Scientist
2 7 (20.00%) Clinical Statistician
2 7 (20.00%) Statistician
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Insight Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Insight Director
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Tableau Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Insight Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Insight Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Natural Language Processing
2 7 (20.00%) Anaconda
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.71%) User Experience
3 7 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 7 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
3 7 (20.00%) Linked Data
3 7 (20.00%) Semantic Web
4 3 (8.57%) FMCG
5 2 (5.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.86%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Analytics
1 20 (57.14%) Statistics
2 19 (54.29%) Data Science
3 16 (45.71%) Machine Learning
3 16 (45.71%) Visualisation
4 12 (34.29%) Statistical Modelling
5 11 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (31.43%) Data Analysis
5 11 (31.43%) Data Visualisation
5 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (31.43%) Statistical Analysis
6 9 (25.71%) Mathematics
7 8 (22.86%) Quality Management
8 7 (20.00%) Content Management
8 7 (20.00%) Data Analytics
8 7 (20.00%) Data Extraction
8 7 (20.00%) Data Governance
8 7 (20.00%) ETL
8 7 (20.00%) Information Management
8 7 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 19 (54.29%) Python
3 14 (40.00%) R
4 11 (31.43%) C
5 4 (11.43%) C#
5 4 (11.43%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) F#
5 4 (11.43%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) Perl
6 3 (8.57%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Cloudera
1 4 (11.43%) Databricks
1 4 (11.43%) Google
2 3 (8.57%) App Annie
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Qualtrics
4 1 (2.86%) Minitab
4 1 (2.86%) SAP