Period
to 28 September 2020

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 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 667 928 963
Rank change year-on-year +261 +35 -139
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 19 152 222
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Applications category 0.65% 1.34% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16 124 182
Median annual salary £55,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.71% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £22,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +1.25% -3.61%

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 2,922 11,371 14,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.09% 8.16% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,298 8,910 11,334
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,132 £22,295 £21,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +19.40% -4.29% +2.94%

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 28 September 2020.

Salary histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Top 8 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 28 September 2020. 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 +272 18 £55,000 +22.22% 6
London +184 12 £55,000 +15.79% 5
UK excluding London +279 5 £37,500 -7.41% 1
North of England +175 2 £41,500 +27.69%
North West +134 2 £41,500 +50.91%
Work from Home +50 2 £75,000 +50.00% 2
East of England - 2 - -
South East +208 1 £37,500 -10.71%

For the 6 months to 28 September 2020, 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 14 (73.68%) R
2 12 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (63.16%) Statistics
3 11 (57.89%) Degree
4 10 (52.63%) SAS
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Power BI
5 8 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (42.11%) Power Platform
6 7 (36.84%) Tableau
6 7 (36.84%) Python
6 7 (36.84%) Stata
6 7 (36.84%) Statistical Analysis
7 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
7 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (31.58%) Analytics
8 5 (26.32%) Data Science
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
9 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
9 4 (21.05%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (21.05%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (15.79%) Anomaly Detection
10 3 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (15.79%) Recommender Systems
10 3 (15.79%) Dimensionality Reduction
10 3 (15.79%) Strategic Roadmap
10 3 (15.79%) Workflow
10 3 (15.79%) Finance
10 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse

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 10 (52.63%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Stata
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Power Platform
2 2 (10.53%) Azure
2 2 (10.53%) GCP
3 1 (5.26%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Power BI
2 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.26%) Looker
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (5.26%) QlikView
4 1 (5.26%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Clinical Statistician
1 7 (36.84%) Statistician
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Data Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Data Scientist
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Data Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Science Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Pricing Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Statistics
2 8 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (36.84%) Statistical Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) Analytics
4 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
5 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) Data Science
6 4 (21.05%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
6 4 (21.05%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (15.79%) Anomaly Detection
7 3 (15.79%) Dimensionality Reduction
7 3 (15.79%) ETL
7 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
7 3 (15.79%) Recommender Systems
7 3 (15.79%) Strategic Roadmap
7 3 (15.79%) Workflow
8 2 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (10.53%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) R
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CCA
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) IFRS
1 1 (5.26%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Tableau
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Alteryx
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) Minitab
3 1 (5.26%) SAP