Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 944 940 795
Rank change year-on-year -4 -145 -24
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 154 247 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Applications category 1.30% 1.68% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 123 188 309
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.61% -8.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £29,525 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,650 £71,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -12.38%

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 11,848 14,694 15,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.24% 8.54% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8,980 11,494 12,022
UK median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,625 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +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 19 June 2019.

Salary histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Top 16 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 19 June 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 +11 147 £42,500 - 9
London +37 88 £45,000 -5.26% 7
UK excluding London +32 63 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Midlands +49 19 £45,000 +28.57%
East Midlands +39 16 - -
South East +31 15 £41,500 +3.75% 2
North of England +10 12 £38,750 +19.23%
East of England +52 9 £26,250 -16.67%
North West +27 7 £40,000 +23.08%
Yorkshire -20 4 £38,750 +5.44%
West Midlands +26 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Scotland +15 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West +4 3 £42,500 -2.86%
North East - 1 £20,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 95 (61.69%) SQL
2 92 (59.74%) Python
2 92 (59.74%) SAS
3 86 (55.84%) R
4 81 (52.60%) Analytics
5 68 (44.16%) Analytical Skills
6 50 (32.47%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (29.22%) Microsoft Excel
7 45 (29.22%) Machine Learning
8 39 (25.32%) Tableau
8 39 (25.32%) Data Science
9 37 (24.03%) Degree
10 36 (23.38%) Mathematics
10 36 (23.38%) Visualisation
11 35 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (22.08%) Finance
13 33 (21.43%) Statistics
14 31 (20.13%) Stata
14 31 (20.13%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (19.48%) Microsoft
16 29 (18.83%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (18.18%) Marketing
18 26 (16.88%) Artificial Intelligence
19 25 (16.23%) Statistical Analysis
19 25 (16.23%) Power Platform
19 25 (16.23%) Power BI
20 23 (14.94%) Big Data
21 22 (14.29%) Data Analytics
22 21 (13.64%) Retail
22 21 (13.64%) VBA

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 92 (59.74%) SAS
2 3 (1.95%) Apache Pig
2 3 (1.95%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.30%) Apache
3 2 (1.30%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 45 (29.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (20.13%) Stata
3 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (3.90%) SPSS Modeler
5 5 (3.25%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.95%) S-PLUS
7 2 (1.30%) Mathematica
7 2 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.65%) EViews
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.60%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.30%) FastStats
3 2 (1.30%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.23%) Power Platform
2 15 (9.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (6.49%) Azure Machine Learning
5 7 (4.55%) MailChimp
6 4 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (1.95%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.30%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.65%) SaaS
9 1 (0.65%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.83%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (16.23%) Power BI
3 23 (14.94%) Big Data
4 16 (10.39%) Data Lake
4 16 (10.39%) Data Mining
4 16 (10.39%) SQL Server
5 14 (9.09%) BigQuery
5 14 (9.09%) Spotfire
6 12 (7.79%) QlikView
6 12 (7.79%) Relational Database
7 11 (7.14%) Hadoop
8 7 (4.55%) GIS
9 6 (3.90%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.25%) NoSQL
10 5 (3.25%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.95%) Impala
12 3 (1.95%) WebFOCUS
General
1 34 (22.08%) Finance
2 28 (18.18%) Marketing
3 21 (13.64%) Retail
4 9 (5.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.90%) Banking
5 6 (3.90%) Legal
6 3 (1.95%) Digital Economy
6 3 (1.95%) Games
7 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (53.25%) Analyst
2 51 (33.12%) Data Analyst
3 24 (15.58%) Data Scientist
4 21 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (8.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (8.44%) Developer
6 12 (7.79%) Business Developer
6 12 (7.79%) Consultant
6 12 (7.79%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.14%) Senior Data Analyst
8 9 (5.84%) Applications Support
8 9 (5.84%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (5.84%) Insight Analyst
8 9 (5.84%) Software Analyst
8 9 (5.84%) Software Support Analyst
8 9 (5.84%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.19%) Data Consultant
10 7 (4.55%) Data Manager
10 7 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.79%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (2.60%) XML
3 2 (1.30%) D3.js
3 2 (1.30%) HTML
3 2 (1.30%) HTML5
3 2 (1.30%) Kafka
3 2 (1.30%) MLlib
3 2 (1.30%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) J2EE
4 1 (0.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 68 (44.16%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.39%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.79%) NHS
4 9 (5.84%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.90%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.25%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (3.25%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.95%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.95%) Social Media
9 2 (1.30%) Linked Data
9 2 (1.30%) PMI
9 2 (1.30%) Robotics
10 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.30%) Linux
1 2 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (52.60%) Analytics
2 50 (32.47%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (29.22%) Machine Learning
4 39 (25.32%) Data Science
5 36 (23.38%) Mathematics
5 36 (23.38%) Visualisation
6 35 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (21.43%) Statistics
8 31 (20.13%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (16.88%) Artificial Intelligence
10 25 (16.23%) Statistical Analysis
11 22 (14.29%) Data Analytics
12 21 (13.64%) Decision-Making
13 20 (12.99%) Data Visualisation
14 19 (12.34%) Data Modelling
15 17 (11.04%) Predictive Modelling
16 16 (10.39%) Multichannel Retail
17 15 (9.74%) Scrum
17 15 (9.74%) Statistical Modelling
17 15 (9.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 95 (61.69%) SQL
2 92 (59.74%) Python
3 86 (55.84%) R
4 21 (13.64%) VBA
5 17 (11.04%) MATLAB
6 8 (5.19%) Java
7 3 (1.95%) C++
7 3 (1.95%) HiveQL
8 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.30%) Ruby
8 2 (1.30%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.65%) C
9 1 (0.65%) Fortran
9 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.65%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) XPath
9 1 (0.65%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 37 (24.03%) Degree
2 9 (5.84%) DBS Check
3 5 (3.25%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (2.60%) PhD
5 2 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.65%) MBA
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.39%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.55%) GDPR
3 1 (0.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.65%) Kibana
Vendors
1 39 (25.32%) Tableau
2 30 (19.48%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.04%) Google
4 13 (8.44%) Alteryx
5 10 (6.49%) Cognos
6 9 (5.84%) Oracle
7 8 (5.19%) IBM
7 8 (5.19%) SendGrid
8 5 (3.25%) SAP
9 3 (1.95%) Adobe
9 3 (1.95%) SIMUL8
9 3 (1.95%) WorldPay
10 2 (1.30%) Askia
10 2 (1.30%) Blue Prism
10 2 (1.30%) Confirmit
10 2 (1.30%) Databricks
10 2 (1.30%) Splunk
10 2 (1.30%) UiPath
11 1 (0.65%) Alterian
11 1 (0.65%) Teradata