Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 929 781 771
Rank change year-on-year -148 -10 -42
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 266 415 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Applications category 1.80% 2.77% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 195 313 463
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% -4.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,500 £31,050
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,250 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -10.53% +5.56%

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 14,756 14,984 20,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.47% 8.58% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11,702 12,232 16,479
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% - +5.71%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Top 14 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 18 February 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
England -146 260 £45,000 - 28
London -37 167 £60,000 +9.09% 12
UK excluding London -97 96 £38,250 -10.00% 16
North of England -2 39 £38,750 -6.06% 7
Yorkshire +24 21 £36,250 -19.44% 4
Midlands -43 20 £35,000 -12.50% 1
South East +8 19 £40,000 +6.67% 3
West Midlands -2 19 £35,000 -5.41%
North West -30 16 £55,000 +25.71% 3
East of England -21 9 £31,500 -25.88% 2
South West -26 6 £43,750 -12.50% 3
Scotland -30 3 £42,500 +6.25%
North East -27 2 £36,500 +24.79%
East Midlands -11 1 £27,500 -38.89% 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 206 (77.44%) SAS
2 185 (69.55%) Analytics
3 177 (66.54%) R
4 158 (59.40%) SQL
5 135 (50.75%) Python
6 125 (46.99%) Analytical Skills
7 115 (43.23%) Tableau
8 89 (33.46%) Business Intelligence
9 88 (33.08%) Degree
10 86 (32.33%) Statistics
11 83 (31.20%) Visualisation
12 77 (28.95%) Data Analytics
13 74 (27.82%) QlikView
14 73 (27.44%) Mathematics
15 71 (26.69%) Retail
16 70 (26.32%) Finance
17 69 (25.94%) ETL
18 68 (25.56%) Data Visualisation
19 67 (25.19%) Data Science
20 65 (24.44%) Big Data
21 61 (22.93%) Data Analysis
22 60 (22.56%) Machine Learning
23 59 (22.18%) Hadoop
24 58 (21.80%) Microsoft Excel
25 52 (19.55%) Java
26 50 (18.80%) Spotfire
27 45 (16.92%) Data Mining
27 45 (16.92%) Statistical Analysis
28 41 (15.41%) Data Quality
28 41 (15.41%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 206 (77.44%) SAS
2 26 (9.77%) Apache Spark
3 24 (9.02%) Apache
4 16 (6.02%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 58 (21.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.14%) Mathematica
2 11 (4.14%) Stata
3 8 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.26%) Weka
5 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.38%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.38%) EViews
6 1 (0.38%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.38%) SPSS Modeler
6 1 (0.38%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 15 (5.64%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 12 (4.51%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.50%) FastStats
4 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.02%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (6.39%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (4.89%) Google Analytics
5 12 (4.51%) Amazon Kinesis
6 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.88%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (1.50%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (1.50%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (1.13%) Fastly
10 2 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.38%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (27.82%) QlikView
2 65 (24.44%) Big Data
3 59 (22.18%) Hadoop
4 50 (18.80%) Spotfire
5 45 (16.92%) Data Mining
6 38 (14.29%) Apache Hive
6 38 (14.29%) Power BI
7 32 (12.03%) Relational Database
8 31 (11.65%) SQL Server
9 25 (9.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (9.40%) NoSQL
10 23 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
11 21 (7.89%) RDBMS
12 15 (5.64%) MongoDB
13 14 (5.26%) BigQuery
13 14 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (4.51%) Amazon Redshift
14 12 (4.51%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 12 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Toad
1 4 (1.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.38%) Maven
2 1 (0.38%) RStudio
2 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 71 (26.69%) Retail
2 70 (26.32%) Finance
3 34 (12.78%) Marketing
4 16 (6.02%) Banking
5 12 (4.51%) Advertising
6 9 (3.38%) Legal
7 3 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.75%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (36.09%) Analyst
2 49 (18.42%) Data Analyst
3 45 (16.92%) Analytics Manager
4 38 (14.29%) Data Analytics Manager
5 32 (12.03%) Data Scientist
6 21 (7.89%) Consultant
6 21 (7.89%) Insight Analyst
7 20 (7.52%) Data Manager
8 17 (6.39%) Developer
9 16 (6.02%) SPSS Analyst
9 16 (6.02%) SQL Analyst
10 15 (5.64%) SQL Data Analyst
11 13 (4.89%) Data Insight Analyst
11 13 (4.89%) Insight Data Analyst
12 12 (4.51%) Research Analyst
13 10 (3.76%) Data Consultant
13 10 (3.76%) Data Modeller
13 10 (3.76%) ERP Manager
13 10 (3.76%) SPSS Data Analyst
14 8 (3.01%) Analytics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.39%) Web Services
2 14 (5.26%) D3.js
3 13 (4.89%) CSS
4 12 (4.51%) AngularJS
4 12 (4.51%) HTML
4 12 (4.51%) HTML5
4 12 (4.51%) React
5 10 (3.76%) NumPy
6 5 (1.88%) MLlib
7 4 (1.50%) GraphX
7 4 (1.50%) Pandas
7 4 (1.50%) scikit-learn
7 4 (1.50%) XML
8 3 (1.13%) REST
9 2 (0.75%) .NET
9 2 (0.75%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.38%) ggplot
Miscellaneous
1 125 (46.99%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.77%) Analytical Mindset
4 14 (5.26%) User Experience
5 12 (4.51%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.14%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.50%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.13%) FMCG
9 3 (1.13%) NHS
9 3 (1.13%) PMI
9 3 (1.13%) Social Media
10 2 (0.75%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.38%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (69.55%) Analytics
2 89 (33.46%) Business Intelligence
3 86 (32.33%) Statistics
4 83 (31.20%) Visualisation
5 77 (28.95%) Data Analytics
6 73 (27.44%) Mathematics
7 69 (25.94%) ETL
8 68 (25.56%) Data Visualisation
9 67 (25.19%) Data Science
10 61 (22.93%) Data Analysis
11 60 (22.56%) Machine Learning
12 45 (16.92%) Statistical Analysis
13 41 (15.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 38 (14.29%) Data Modelling
15 37 (13.91%) Data Governance
16 36 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (13.16%) Data Cleansing
18 28 (10.53%) Actionable Insight
19 26 (9.77%) Data Management
19 26 (9.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 177 (66.54%) R
2 158 (59.40%) SQL
3 135 (50.75%) Python
4 52 (19.55%) Java
5 33 (12.41%) MATLAB
6 30 (11.28%) Perl
7 25 (9.40%) VBA
8 24 (9.02%) PHP
9 18 (6.77%) C++
10 16 (6.02%) C
10 16 (6.02%) JavaScript
10 16 (6.02%) Scala
11 15 (5.64%) Fortran
12 5 (1.88%) C#
12 5 (1.88%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.13%) Cypher
14 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (33.08%) Degree
2 25 (9.40%) PhD
3 24 (9.02%) Master's Degree
4 18 (6.77%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (2.63%) Postgraduate
6 5 (1.88%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.13%) MCP
7 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.13%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (15.41%) Data Quality
2 11 (4.14%) CRD IV
2 11 (4.14%) EMIR
2 11 (4.14%) MiFID
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 115 (43.23%) Tableau
2 39 (14.66%) Teradata
3 38 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 36 (13.53%) Oracle
5 32 (12.03%) Netezza
6 31 (11.65%) Google
7 20 (7.52%) Alteryx
8 15 (5.64%) SAP
9 13 (4.89%) Cloudera
9 13 (4.89%) Informatica
9 13 (4.89%) Talend
10 8 (3.01%) Cognos
10 8 (3.01%) IBM
11 6 (2.26%) Twitter
12 3 (1.13%) Datactics
12 3 (1.13%) Sawtooth Software
13 2 (0.75%) Adobe
13 2 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (0.75%) SIMUL8
13 2 (0.75%) Vertica