Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 904 779 832
Rank change year-on-year -125 +53 -162
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 256 443 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Applications category 1.77% 2.87% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 195 349 386
UK median annual salary £44,499 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.26% -8.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £41,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.46% -17.00% +11.11%

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 14,469 15,416 18,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.56% 8.75% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11,188 11,959 14,750
UK median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 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 -131 247 £45,000 -5.76% 33
London -81 136 £50,000 -9.09% 13
UK excluding London -60 114 £35,500 -14.46% 21
North of England -11 35 £32,500 -27.78% 5
South West -2 20 £43,750 +4.17% 6
East of England +21 19 £31,500 - 3
North West +2 19 £32,500 -15.58% 3
Midlands -14 19 £35,000 - 3
South East +14 18 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East Midlands +14 17 £34,000 - 3
Yorkshire +5 15 £36,000 -34.55% 2
Scotland -13 3 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands -2 2 £35,000 +3.70%
Wales - 1 £43,750 -
North East - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 170 (66.41%) SAS
2 165 (64.45%) SQL
3 161 (62.89%) Analytics
4 131 (51.17%) R
5 115 (44.92%) Analytical Skills
6 99 (38.67%) Python
7 96 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
8 94 (36.72%) Degree
9 78 (30.47%) Tableau
10 72 (28.13%) Finance
11 63 (24.61%) Microsoft Excel
12 62 (24.22%) Data Science
13 60 (23.44%) Statistical Analysis
13 60 (23.44%) Mathematics
14 56 (21.88%) Visualisation
14 56 (21.88%) Statistics
15 54 (21.09%) Marketing
16 51 (19.92%) Data Analytics
17 50 (19.53%) Data Analysis
17 50 (19.53%) Retail
17 50 (19.53%) Microsoft
18 44 (17.19%) Data Modelling
19 42 (16.41%) Machine Learning
20 38 (14.84%) QlikView
21 35 (13.67%) VBA
21 35 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
21 35 (13.67%) Predictive Modelling
22 34 (13.28%) Big Data
22 34 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
23 33 (12.89%) Data Visualisation

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
1 170 (66.41%) SAS
2 14 (5.47%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.34%) Apache
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 63 (24.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (7.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (5.08%) Stata
4 12 (4.69%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (2.34%) EViews
6 5 (1.95%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.56%) Gephi
8 3 (1.17%) SPSS Modeler
9 2 (0.78%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.78%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 6 (2.34%) FastStats
2 4 (1.56%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.56%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.39%) Actimize
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.39%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.39%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.08%) Google Analytics
2 8 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.56%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.17%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 3 (1.17%) SaaS
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.39%) AdWords
8 1 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.39%) NUVI
8 1 (0.39%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.73%) SMS
2 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.84%) QlikView
2 34 (13.28%) Big Data
3 33 (12.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (11.33%) Hadoop
5 28 (10.94%) Data Mining
6 26 (10.16%) SQL Server
7 22 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (7.81%) BusinessObjects
9 19 (7.42%) Power BI
9 19 (7.42%) Spotfire
10 15 (5.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (4.69%) NoSQL
13 9 (3.52%) Apache Hive
14 7 (2.73%) Qlik Sense
14 7 (2.73%) Relational Database
15 6 (2.34%) BigQuery
16 5 (1.95%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (1.95%) MySQL
17 4 (1.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) RStudio
General
1 72 (28.13%) Finance
2 54 (21.09%) Marketing
3 50 (19.53%) Retail
4 14 (5.47%) Banking
5 6 (2.34%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.56%) Advertising
6 4 (1.56%) Legal
7 3 (1.17%) Automotive
7 3 (1.17%) Games
8 2 (0.78%) German Language
8 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.78%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (50.00%) Analyst
2 61 (23.83%) Data Analyst
3 42 (16.41%) Data Scientist
4 31 (12.11%) Consultant
5 27 (10.55%) Insight Analyst
6 23 (8.98%) SPSS Analyst
7 20 (7.81%) Analytics Manager
8 19 (7.42%) Senior Analyst
9 18 (7.03%) Analytics Consultant
10 17 (6.64%) Research Analyst
11 14 (5.47%) Data Consultant
12 13 (5.08%) Data Insight Analyst
12 13 (5.08%) Insight Data Analyst
13 12 (4.69%) Data Analytics Manager
14 10 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 10 (3.91%) Senior Consultant
15 9 (3.52%) Data Analytics Consultant
15 9 (3.52%) Graduate
15 9 (3.52%) Graduate Analyst
15 9 (3.52%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.56%) HTML
1 4 (1.56%) Natural Language Processing
1 4 (1.56%) NumPy
1 4 (1.56%) Pandas
1 4 (1.56%) TensorFlow
2 2 (0.78%) Kafka
2 2 (0.78%) MDX
2 2 (0.78%) Web Services
3 1 (0.39%) CSS
3 1 (0.39%) D3.js
3 1 (0.39%) Keras
3 1 (0.39%) scikit-learn
3 1 (0.39%) Seaborn
3 1 (0.39%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 115 (44.92%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.55%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.69%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.73%) Credit Risk
5 7 (2.73%) Fintech
6 6 (2.34%) NHS
7 5 (1.95%) Social Media
8 3 (1.17%) FMCG
8 3 (1.17%) PMI
8 3 (1.17%) User Experience
9 2 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.78%) Life Science
9 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.39%) EPoS
10 1 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.95%) Linux
2 1 (0.39%) Debian
2 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (62.89%) Analytics
2 96 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 62 (24.22%) Data Science
4 60 (23.44%) Mathematics
4 60 (23.44%) Statistical Analysis
5 56 (21.88%) Statistics
5 56 (21.88%) Visualisation
6 51 (19.92%) Data Analytics
7 50 (19.53%) Data Analysis
8 44 (17.19%) Data Modelling
9 42 (16.41%) Machine Learning
10 35 (13.67%) Predictive Modelling
10 35 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (12.89%) Data Visualisation
13 27 (10.55%) Actionable Insight
14 23 (8.98%) Statistical Modelling
15 21 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (7.42%) Economics
17 18 (7.03%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 165 (64.45%) SQL
2 131 (51.17%) R
3 99 (38.67%) Python
4 35 (13.67%) VBA
5 24 (9.38%) MATLAB
6 17 (6.64%) Java
7 16 (6.25%) C++
8 9 (3.52%) C
8 9 (3.52%) PHP
9 8 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.73%) VB
11 6 (2.34%) Perl
12 5 (1.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (1.56%) Fortran
14 3 (1.17%) C#
14 3 (1.17%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 94 (36.72%) Degree
2 27 (10.55%) PhD
3 17 (6.64%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (4.30%) Master's Degree
5 7 (2.73%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.56%) PMP
6 4 (1.56%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.86%) Data Quality
2 11 (4.30%) QA
3 6 (2.34%) Actionable Recommendations
4 5 (1.95%) IFRS
4 5 (1.95%) IFRS 9
5 3 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Docker
1 2 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 78 (30.47%) Tableau
2 50 (19.53%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.81%) Google
4 15 (5.86%) Alteryx
5 10 (3.91%) Teradata
6 7 (2.73%) Askia
6 7 (2.73%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (2.73%) Oracle
6 7 (2.73%) SAP
7 6 (2.34%) Cognos
7 6 (2.34%) Infor
7 6 (2.34%) Minitab
7 6 (2.34%) Talend
8 5 (1.95%) Adobe
9 4 (1.56%) Netezza
10 3 (1.17%) Capita
10 3 (1.17%) Confirmit
10 3 (1.17%) IBM
11 2 (0.78%) RapidMiner
11 2 (0.78%) Snowplow