Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 938 944 839
Rank change year-on-year +6 -105 -65
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 124 218 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Applications category 1.13% 1.54% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 101 159 302
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £30,800 £29,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £42,625 £41,250
% change year-on-year -3.81% +3.33% -8.33%

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 10,966 14,157 15,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.02% 8.75% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8,685 10,922 12,128
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% +1.54%

SPSS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SPSS over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Salary histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Top 15 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 12 November 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 -10 111 £45,000 -6.25% 5
London +50 80 £48,000 -5.88% 4
UK excluding London +11 42 £41,000 -3.81% 4
South East +26 12 £45,000 +5.57%
Scotland +17 8 - - 2
Midlands +13 8 £28,500 -32.94%
East Midlands +9 6 £28,000 -
North of England +21 5 £27,750 -14.62%
South West -8 5 £52,500 +18.31% 1
Yorkshire -3 4 £32,500 -23.53%
West Midlands +28 2 £41,750 -1.76%
Wales +9 2 £41,000 -7.61%
East of England +70 1 £20,000 -56.28%
North West +25 1 £22,500 -30.77%
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 82 (66.13%) SQL
2 81 (65.32%) SAS
3 72 (58.06%) Python
4 70 (56.45%) Analytics
5 63 (50.81%) R
6 62 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 52 (41.94%) Degree
8 40 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (27.42%) Tableau
10 33 (26.61%) Microsoft Excel
10 33 (26.61%) Power BI
10 33 (26.61%) Data Science
10 33 (26.61%) Power Platform
11 32 (25.81%) Visualisation
12 26 (20.97%) Finance
13 25 (20.16%) Mathematics
14 23 (18.55%) Machine Learning
15 22 (17.74%) Decision-Making
16 21 (16.94%) Statistical Analysis
17 20 (16.13%) Statistical Modelling
17 20 (16.13%) Data Analytics
17 20 (16.13%) MATLAB
18 19 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
19 18 (14.52%) Marketing
20 17 (13.71%) Statistics
20 17 (13.71%) Data Visualisation
20 17 (13.71%) Data Modelling
21 16 (12.90%) Retail
21 16 (12.90%) Data Analysis

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 81 (65.32%) SAS
2 2 (1.61%) Apache
2 2 (1.61%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.61%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (26.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (9.68%) Stata
3 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.42%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.42%) SPSS Modeler
5 2 (1.61%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.81%) EViews
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) FastStats
2 5 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.61%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (26.61%) Power Platform
2 10 (8.06%) GCP
3 7 (5.65%) AWS
4 5 (4.03%) Azure
4 5 (4.03%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.61%) Power BI
2 14 (11.29%) Data Mining
3 11 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
4 10 (8.06%) QlikView
5 9 (7.26%) Big Data
6 7 (5.65%) BigQuery
6 7 (5.65%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.84%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (4.03%) Data Lake
9 4 (3.23%) Apache Hive
9 4 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.42%) GIS
10 3 (2.42%) Impala
10 3 (2.42%) Looker
10 3 (2.42%) OLAP
10 3 (2.42%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 26 (20.97%) Finance
2 18 (14.52%) Marketing
3 16 (12.90%) Retail
4 11 (8.87%) Local Government
4 11 (8.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (6.45%) Banking
6 4 (3.23%) Legal
7 3 (2.42%) Games
7 3 (2.42%) Law
7 3 (2.42%) Social Science
8 2 (1.61%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (45.16%) Analyst
2 24 (19.35%) Data Analyst
3 13 (10.48%) Consultant
4 12 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.87%) Applications Support
5 11 (8.87%) Applications Support Analyst
5 11 (8.87%) Data Consultant
5 11 (8.87%) Software Analyst
5 11 (8.87%) Software Support Analyst
6 10 (8.06%) Data Manager
6 10 (8.06%) Data Scientist
7 9 (7.26%) Analytics Manager
7 9 (7.26%) Developer
7 9 (7.26%) Insight Analyst
8 8 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (6.45%) Data Science Consultant
9 7 (5.65%) Management Consultant
10 6 (4.84%) Data Analytics Manager
10 6 (4.84%) SPSS Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.68%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (1.61%) CSS
2 2 (1.61%) J2EE
2 2 (1.61%) MLlib
2 2 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) REST
3 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 62 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.48%) NHS
3 9 (7.26%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.03%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.42%) Robotics
7 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.61%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.61%) Social Network
8 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (56.45%) Analytics
2 40 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (26.61%) Data Science
4 32 (25.81%) Visualisation
5 25 (20.16%) Mathematics
6 23 (18.55%) Machine Learning
7 22 (17.74%) Decision-Making
8 21 (16.94%) Statistical Analysis
9 20 (16.13%) Data Analytics
9 20 (16.13%) Statistical Modelling
10 19 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (13.71%) Data Modelling
11 17 (13.71%) Data Visualisation
11 17 (13.71%) Statistics
12 16 (12.90%) Data Analysis
13 15 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (11.29%) Artificial Intelligence
15 13 (10.48%) Project Delivery
15 13 (10.48%) Recommender Systems
16 12 (9.68%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 82 (66.13%) SQL
2 72 (58.06%) Python
3 63 (50.81%) R
4 20 (16.13%) MATLAB
5 9 (7.26%) Java
6 7 (5.65%) VBA
7 4 (3.23%) C++
8 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.42%) VB
9 2 (1.61%) Julia
9 2 (1.61%) Ruby
9 2 (1.61%) SAS Macro
9 2 (1.61%) Scala
9 2 (1.61%) SPARQL
9 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.81%) PHP
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.81%) XPath
10 1 (0.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 52 (41.94%) Degree
2 11 (8.87%) DBS Check
3 9 (7.26%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (3.23%) PhD
5 3 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) GLP
1 6 (4.84%) GMP
2 5 (4.03%) IFRS
2 5 (4.03%) IFRS 9
3 3 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.42%) GDPR
3 3 (2.42%) PMO
Vendors
1 34 (27.42%) Tableau
2 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.68%) Google
4 10 (8.06%) Oracle
4 10 (8.06%) SAP
5 9 (7.26%) IBM
6 7 (5.65%) Minitab
7 5 (4.03%) Alteryx
7 5 (4.03%) Cognos
7 5 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.42%) Informatica
8 3 (2.42%) Snowplow
9 2 (1.61%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.61%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.61%) RapidMiner
9 2 (1.61%) Teradata
9 2 (1.61%) UiPath
10 1 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.81%) OutSystems
10 1 (0.81%) SIMUL8