Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 777 736
Rank change year-on-year -63 -41 +45
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 361 457 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Applications category 2.33% 2.87% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 276 350 462
UK median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +14.94%

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 15477 15943 21285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.61% 8.62% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12082 13052 17157
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +1.54% -2.99% +3.08%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 -54 349 £47,500 -5.00% 15
London -20 211 £63,750 +27.50% 7
UK excluding London -76 144 £40,000 -11.11% 8
North of England +6 62 £43,750 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire +24 30 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North West -19 30 £45,000 - 2
Midlands -14 29 £32,500 -23.53% 2
West Midlands +14 27 £32,500 -18.75% 2
South West -6 22 £43,000 -14.00%
South East +18 14 £40,000 - 1
East of England -17 11 £31,500 -40.00% 2
Scotland -22 6 £45,000 -
North East +2 2 £36,500 +21.67%
East Midlands -3 2 - -

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing SPSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SPSS.

1 283 (78.39%) SAS
2 267 (73.96%) Analytics
3 219 (60.66%) SQL
4 207 (57.34%) R
5 167 (46.26%) Python
6 166 (45.98%) Analytical Skills
7 126 (34.90%) Tableau
8 125 (34.63%) Business Intelligence
9 122 (33.80%) Visualisation
10 115 (31.86%) Degree
11 113 (31.30%) Data Analytics
12 102 (28.25%) Statistics
13 89 (24.65%) Finance
14 87 (24.10%) Data Visualisation
15 86 (23.82%) Big Data
16 85 (23.55%) Hadoop
16 85 (23.55%) ETL
17 81 (22.44%) Microsoft Excel
18 80 (22.16%) Data Analysis
19 76 (21.05%) Mathematics
19 76 (21.05%) Machine Learning
20 71 (19.67%) Marketing
21 66 (18.28%) Spotfire
21 66 (18.28%) QlikView
21 66 (18.28%) Data Mining
22 58 (16.07%) Statistical Analysis
22 58 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
23 57 (15.79%) Retail
24 53 (14.68%) SQL Server
24 53 (14.68%) MATLAB

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
1 283 (78.39%) SAS
2 31 (8.59%) Apache Spark
3 21 (5.82%) Apache Pig
4 19 (5.26%) Apache
5 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 81 (22.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.60%) Stata
4 11 (3.05%) SPSS Modeler
5 9 (2.49%) Mathematica
6 5 (1.39%) EViews
7 3 (0.83%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.83%) Weka
8 1 (0.28%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.28%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 18 (4.99%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 15 (4.16%) SAP ERP
3 6 (1.66%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.11%) FastStats
6 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.28%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (7.76%) Google Analytics
3 23 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (6.09%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (4.43%) Azure Machine Learning
7 13 (3.60%) Azure Data Factory
8 10 (2.77%) Adobe Analytics
8 10 (2.77%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.83%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 3 (0.83%) Fastly
11 1 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (23.82%) Big Data
2 85 (23.55%) Hadoop
3 66 (18.28%) Data Mining
3 66 (18.28%) QlikView
3 66 (18.28%) Spotfire
4 58 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (14.68%) SQL Server
6 52 (14.40%) NoSQL
7 45 (12.47%) Power BI
8 43 (11.91%) Apache Hive
9 39 (10.80%) Relational Database
10 30 (8.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 29 (8.03%) BusinessObjects
12 28 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (5.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (5.26%) RDBMS
15 18 (4.99%) MongoDB
16 17 (4.71%) BigQuery
17 16 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 14 (3.88%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 11 (3.05%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (2.49%) Toad
3 4 (1.11%) RStudio
4 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.55%) Maven
6 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 89 (24.65%) Finance
2 71 (19.67%) Marketing
3 57 (15.79%) Retail
4 18 (4.99%) Banking
5 16 (4.43%) Advertising
6 10 (2.77%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.77%) German Language
7 6 (1.66%) Legal
8 5 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.83%) French Language
10 3 (0.83%) Games
10 3 (0.83%) Law
11 2 (0.55%) Electronics
11 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (35.73%) Analyst
2 59 (16.34%) Data Analyst
3 56 (15.51%) Data Scientist
4 50 (13.85%) Analytics Manager
5 44 (12.19%) Data Analytics Manager
6 38 (10.53%) Data Manager
7 30 (8.31%) Insight Analyst
8 29 (8.03%) Consultant
9 23 (6.37%) Developer
10 20 (5.54%) Senior Analyst
11 18 (4.99%) Marketing Analyst
12 15 (4.16%) Junior
13 13 (3.60%) Analytics Consultant
14 12 (3.32%) Data Insight Analyst
14 12 (3.32%) ERP Manager
14 12 (3.32%) Insight Data Analyst
14 12 (3.32%) SQL Analyst
14 12 (3.32%) SQL Data Analyst
15 11 (3.05%) Data Consultant
15 11 (3.05%) Research Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.54%) HTML
2 18 (4.99%) Web Services
3 15 (4.16%) D3.js
4 14 (3.88%) Natural Language Processing
5 13 (3.60%) CSS
6 10 (2.77%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.77%) HTML5
6 10 (2.77%) React
7 7 (1.94%) .NET
8 6 (1.66%) NumPy
9 5 (1.39%) Kafka
9 5 (1.39%) Pandas
10 4 (1.11%) MLlib
10 4 (1.11%) XML
11 3 (0.83%) Ajax
11 3 (0.83%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.83%) GraphX
11 3 (0.83%) jQuery
11 3 (0.83%) scikit-learn
11 3 (0.83%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 166 (45.98%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (12.19%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.54%) User Experience
4 16 (4.43%) Algorithms
5 15 (4.16%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.32%) Analytical Mindset
7 9 (2.49%) Credit Risk
8 8 (2.22%) Social Network
9 7 (1.94%) FMCG
9 7 (1.94%) Social Media
10 4 (1.11%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.83%) Blog
11 3 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.83%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.55%) Fintech
12 2 (0.55%) Online Gambling
13 1 (0.28%) Linked Data
13 1 (0.28%) PMI
13 1 (0.28%) Robotics
13 1 (0.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.54%) Linux
2 3 (0.83%) Windows
2 3 (0.83%) Windows Server
2 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (73.96%) Analytics
2 125 (34.63%) Business Intelligence
3 122 (33.80%) Visualisation
4 113 (31.30%) Data Analytics
5 102 (28.25%) Statistics
6 87 (24.10%) Data Visualisation
7 85 (23.55%) ETL
8 80 (22.16%) Data Analysis
9 76 (21.05%) Machine Learning
9 76 (21.05%) Mathematics
10 58 (16.07%) Statistical Analysis
11 51 (14.13%) Data Modelling
12 50 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (13.30%) Actionable Insight
13 48 (13.30%) Data Governance
14 43 (11.91%) Data Management
15 37 (10.25%) Stakeholder Management
16 32 (8.86%) Open Source
16 32 (8.86%) Statistical Modelling
17 28 (7.76%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 219 (60.66%) SQL
2 207 (57.34%) R
3 167 (46.26%) Python
4 53 (14.68%) MATLAB
5 46 (12.74%) Java
6 37 (10.25%) VBA
7 27 (7.48%) JavaScript
8 22 (6.09%) Perl
9 19 (5.26%) C++
9 19 (5.26%) PHP
10 13 (3.60%) C
11 12 (3.32%) Fortran
11 12 (3.32%) Scala
12 11 (3.05%) C#
13 10 (2.77%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.66%) VB
15 3 (0.83%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.55%) Cypher
17 1 (0.28%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 115 (31.86%) Degree
2 31 (8.59%) PhD
3 21 (5.82%) Master's Degree
4 17 (4.71%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (4.16%) Postgraduate
5 15 (4.16%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.32%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.83%) HNC
7 3 (0.83%) HND
7 3 (0.83%) MCP
7 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (13.30%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.05%) CRD IV
2 11 (3.05%) EMIR
2 11 (3.05%) MiFID
3 7 (1.94%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.94%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 126 (34.90%) Tableau
2 46 (12.74%) Oracle
3 45 (12.47%) Google
4 40 (11.08%) Microsoft
5 28 (7.76%) Cloudera
5 28 (7.76%) Teradata
6 26 (7.20%) IBM
6 26 (7.20%) SAP
7 23 (6.37%) Cognos
7 23 (6.37%) Netezza
8 21 (5.82%) Alteryx
9 20 (5.54%) Informatica
10 15 (4.16%) Adobe
11 14 (3.88%) Hortonworks
12 13 (3.60%) MapR
12 13 (3.60%) Twitter
13 11 (3.05%) Minitab
13 11 (3.05%) Talend
14 8 (2.22%) Facebook
15 5 (1.39%) Omniture