Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 775 791 677
Rank change year-on-year +16 -114 +68
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 415 493 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Applications category 2.72% 2.84% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 316 394 564
UK median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,875 £84,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.00% +11.11% +8.43%

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 15250 17372 21911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.64% 8.93% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11789 14277 17493
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% -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 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Top 13 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 September 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 -1 398 £50,000 - 23
London -40 221 £60,000 +20.00% 13
UK excluding London +25 182 £41,500 -17.00% 10
North of England +5 81 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Midlands +58 44 £32,500 -27.78%
Yorkshire +42 44 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West Midlands +54 39 £32,500 -7.14%
North West -17 37 £42,250 -15.50% 2
South West -11 26 £42,500 -15.00%
East of England -3 21 £31,500 -40.00% 1
Scotland -23 6 £45,000 -39.19%
South East +37 4 £66,250 +65.63% 4
East Midlands +24 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 333 (80.24%) SAS
2 304 (73.25%) Analytics
3 247 (59.52%) SQL
4 210 (50.60%) Analytical Skills
5 199 (47.95%) R
6 160 (38.55%) Python
7 142 (34.22%) Business Intelligence
8 131 (31.57%) Degree
9 129 (31.08%) Tableau
10 127 (30.60%) Data Analytics
11 113 (27.23%) Visualisation
12 101 (24.34%) Marketing
13 99 (23.86%) Statistics
14 95 (22.89%) Data Analysis
14 95 (22.89%) Finance
15 91 (21.93%) Microsoft Excel
16 87 (20.96%) Big Data
17 82 (19.76%) Data Mining
18 81 (19.52%) Machine Learning
19 79 (19.04%) Data Visualisation
20 78 (18.80%) Data Warehouse
21 75 (18.07%) ETL
22 74 (17.83%) Hadoop
23 73 (17.59%) Data Modelling
24 69 (16.63%) Statistical Analysis
25 65 (15.66%) Mathematics
26 63 (15.18%) QlikView
27 59 (14.22%) SQL Server
28 54 (13.01%) Data Management
29 53 (12.77%) Agile Software Development

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
1 333 (80.24%) SAS
2 25 (6.02%) Apache Spark
3 21 (5.06%) Apache Pig
4 16 (3.86%) Apache
5 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.48%) JBoss
6 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 91 (21.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (7.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (3.61%) Stata
5 14 (3.37%) SPSS Modeler
6 5 (1.20%) EViews
7 3 (0.72%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.34%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 10 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.93%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (1.93%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.72%) FastStats
4 3 (0.72%) Unica
5 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.67%) Google Analytics
2 31 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.82%) Azure Machine Learning
4 19 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (4.10%) Azure Data Factory
6 15 (3.61%) Adobe Analytics
6 15 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (2.17%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 8 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.48%) Office 365
12 1 (0.24%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (0.24%) SaaS
12 1 (0.24%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.45%) Internet
2 2 (0.48%) HTTP
2 2 (0.48%) LDAP
2 2 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (20.96%) Big Data
2 82 (19.76%) Data Mining
3 78 (18.80%) Data Warehouse
4 74 (17.83%) Hadoop
5 63 (15.18%) QlikView
6 59 (14.22%) SQL Server
7 50 (12.05%) NoSQL
7 50 (12.05%) Spotfire
8 42 (10.12%) Relational Database
9 41 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 40 (9.64%) Power BI
11 30 (7.23%) Apache Hive
12 24 (5.78%) BusinessObjects
12 24 (5.78%) MS Access
13 23 (5.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (4.82%) RDBMS
15 19 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (4.10%) DataStage
16 17 (4.10%) Pentaho
16 17 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.89%) Toad
2 4 (0.96%) RStudio
3 3 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Maven
General
1 101 (24.34%) Marketing
2 95 (22.89%) Finance
3 39 (9.40%) Retail
4 18 (4.34%) Banking
5 15 (3.61%) German Language
6 13 (3.13%) Advertising
7 10 (2.41%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.93%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.69%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.20%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.96%) French Language
11 4 (0.96%) Law
12 3 (0.72%) Automotive
12 3 (0.72%) Legal
13 2 (0.48%) Electronics
13 2 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 158 (38.07%) Analyst
2 74 (17.83%) Data Scientist
3 54 (13.01%) Data Analyst
4 43 (10.36%) Analytics Manager
5 38 (9.16%) Data Analytics Manager
5 38 (9.16%) Data Manager
6 36 (8.67%) Insight Analyst
7 35 (8.43%) Consultant
8 34 (8.19%) Senior Analyst
9 25 (6.02%) Marketing Analyst
10 24 (5.78%) Analytics Consultant
11 19 (4.58%) SPSS Analyst
12 17 (4.10%) Data Insight Analyst
12 17 (4.10%) Insight Data Analyst
12 17 (4.10%) Research Analyst
13 16 (3.86%) Data Consultant
14 14 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 14 (3.37%) Junior
14 14 (3.37%) SAS Analyst
14 14 (3.37%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.78%) HTML
2 15 (3.61%) Natural Language Processing
3 10 (2.41%) .NET
4 9 (2.17%) Web Services
5 7 (1.69%) CSS
6 6 (1.45%) D3.js
6 6 (1.45%) HTML5
6 6 (1.45%) XML
7 5 (1.20%) Kafka
8 4 (0.96%) JSON
8 4 (0.96%) Regular Expression
8 4 (0.96%) TensorFlow
8 4 (0.96%) Theano
9 3 (0.72%) Ajax
9 3 (0.72%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.72%) jQuery
9 3 (0.72%) Pandas
9 3 (0.72%) React
9 3 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 210 (50.60%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.43%) Computer Science
3 25 (6.02%) Algorithms
4 17 (4.10%) User Experience
5 11 (2.65%) Fintech
6 10 (2.41%) Credit Risk
6 10 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.41%) NHS
7 8 (1.93%) Social Media
7 8 (1.93%) Social Network
8 4 (0.96%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.96%) FMCG
9 3 (0.72%) Blog
9 3 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.48%) Robotics
11 1 (0.24%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.24%) PMI
11 1 (0.24%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.34%) Linux
2 5 (1.20%) Windows
3 3 (0.72%) Unix
3 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (73.25%) Analytics
2 142 (34.22%) Business Intelligence
3 127 (30.60%) Data Analytics
4 113 (27.23%) Visualisation
5 99 (23.86%) Statistics
6 95 (22.89%) Data Analysis
7 81 (19.52%) Machine Learning
8 79 (19.04%) Data Visualisation
9 75 (18.07%) ETL
10 73 (17.59%) Data Modelling
11 69 (16.63%) Statistical Analysis
12 65 (15.66%) Mathematics
13 54 (13.01%) Data Management
14 53 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
15 46 (11.08%) CRM
16 42 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 41 (9.88%) Actionable Insight
18 35 (8.43%) Data Governance
19 32 (7.71%) Open Source
19 32 (7.71%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 247 (59.52%) SQL
2 199 (47.95%) R
3 160 (38.55%) Python
4 51 (12.29%) VBA
5 41 (9.88%) MATLAB
6 37 (8.92%) Java
7 24 (5.78%) JavaScript
8 14 (3.37%) PHP
9 12 (2.89%) C#
9 12 (2.89%) C++
10 11 (2.65%) Scala
11 10 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.45%) VB
12 6 (1.45%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.20%) Perl
14 4 (0.96%) C
15 3 (0.72%) HiveQL
16 1 (0.24%) Clojure
16 1 (0.24%) Fortran
16 1 (0.24%) Julia
Qualifications
1 131 (31.57%) Degree
2 37 (8.92%) PhD
3 24 (5.78%) Master's Degree
4 23 (5.54%) Numerate Degree
5 21 (5.06%) Security Cleared
6 13 (3.13%) Postgraduate
6 13 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.72%) HNC
8 3 (0.72%) HND
9 2 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) AAT
10 1 (0.24%) ACCA
10 1 (0.24%) CIMA
10 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.47%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.93%) Actionable Recommendations
3 7 (1.69%) QA
4 5 (1.20%) CRD IV
4 5 (1.20%) EMIR
4 5 (1.20%) MiFID
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 129 (31.08%) Tableau
2 46 (11.08%) Microsoft
3 42 (10.12%) IBM
4 41 (9.88%) Google
5 32 (7.71%) SAP
6 30 (7.23%) Oracle
7 26 (6.27%) Cognos
8 23 (5.54%) Alteryx
9 22 (5.30%) Cloudera
10 20 (4.82%) Adobe
11 18 (4.34%) Informatica
12 17 (4.10%) Netezza
12 17 (4.10%) Teradata
13 14 (3.37%) Hortonworks
14 13 (3.13%) MapR
15 12 (2.89%) Facebook
15 12 (2.89%) Twitter
16 10 (2.41%) Minitab
17 6 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
18 5 (1.20%) Omniture