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

SPSS
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 768 693
Rank change year-on-year -32 -75 +77
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 393 488 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Applications category 2.59% 2.88% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 304 374 506
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £79,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.00% - +12.99%

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 15202 16917 21863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.73% 8.85% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11805 13827 17478
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,150 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £33,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +3.03% -1.49% +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 October 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 October 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 -17 375 £47,500 -5.00% 13
London -20 201 £60,000 +20.00% 8
UK excluding London -6 180 £41,000 -18.00% 5
North of England +34 80 £46,500 -7.00% 3
Midlands +44 43 £32,500 -23.53%
Yorkshire +48 42 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands +38 38 £32,500 -18.75%
North West -18 38 £39,500 -12.22% 1
South West -17 27 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England +7 19 £31,250 -40.48%
Scotland -17 7 £45,000 -
South East +24 4 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands +18 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 315 (80.15%) SAS
2 287 (73.03%) Analytics
3 233 (59.29%) SQL
4 209 (53.18%) R
5 185 (47.07%) Analytical Skills
6 156 (39.69%) Python
7 136 (34.61%) Business Intelligence
8 121 (30.79%) Tableau
9 119 (30.28%) Degree
10 115 (29.26%) Data Analytics
11 108 (27.48%) Visualisation
12 97 (24.68%) Statistics
13 91 (23.16%) Big Data
14 89 (22.65%) Marketing
15 87 (22.14%) Finance
16 85 (21.63%) Data Analysis
17 83 (21.12%) Microsoft Excel
18 80 (20.36%) Machine Learning
19 79 (20.10%) ETL
20 77 (19.59%) Data Mining
20 77 (19.59%) Data Warehouse
21 76 (19.34%) Hadoop
22 72 (18.32%) Data Visualisation
23 70 (17.81%) Mathematics
24 69 (17.56%) Statistical Analysis
25 66 (16.79%) Data Modelling
26 64 (16.28%) QlikView
27 59 (15.01%) SQL Server
28 54 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
29 53 (13.49%) Spotfire

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
1 315 (80.15%) SAS
2 23 (5.85%) Apache Spark
3 19 (4.83%) Apache Pig
4 16 (4.07%) Apache
5 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.51%) JBoss
6 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (21.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (6.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (4.07%) Stata
4 15 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (3.31%) SPSS Modeler
6 5 (1.27%) EViews
7 4 (1.02%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.25%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.25%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 15 (3.82%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 11 (2.80%) SAP ERP
3 10 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.78%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (1.27%) FastStats
6 2 (0.51%) Unica
7 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.41%) Google Analytics
2 32 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.34%) Azure Machine Learning
4 20 (5.09%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (4.58%) Azure Data Factory
6 17 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (3.82%) Adobe Analytics
8 12 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (2.29%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 6 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.53%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.25%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (0.25%) Fastly
12 1 (0.25%) Office 365
12 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.53%) Internet
2 2 (0.51%) HTTP
2 2 (0.51%) LDAP
2 2 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (23.16%) Big Data
2 77 (19.59%) Data Mining
2 77 (19.59%) Data Warehouse
3 76 (19.34%) Hadoop
4 64 (16.28%) QlikView
5 59 (15.01%) SQL Server
6 53 (13.49%) NoSQL
6 53 (13.49%) Spotfire
7 45 (11.45%) Relational Database
8 43 (10.94%) Power BI
9 33 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (7.38%) Apache Hive
11 26 (6.62%) BusinessObjects
12 23 (5.85%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (5.34%) MS Access
14 21 (5.34%) RDBMS
15 19 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (4.58%) DataStage
17 16 (4.07%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 14 (3.56%) Toad
2 5 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.02%) RStudio
4 2 (0.51%) Maven
4 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
General
1 89 (22.65%) Marketing
2 87 (22.14%) Finance
3 44 (11.20%) Retail
4 17 (4.33%) Banking
5 15 (3.82%) German Language
6 12 (3.05%) Advertising
7 10 (2.54%) Aerospace
8 8 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.53%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.02%) French Language
10 4 (1.02%) Law
10 4 (1.02%) Legal
11 3 (0.76%) Automotive
11 3 (0.76%) Games
12 2 (0.51%) Electronics
13 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (37.66%) Analyst
2 68 (17.30%) Data Scientist
3 55 (13.99%) Data Analyst
4 42 (10.69%) Analytics Manager
5 39 (9.92%) Data Analytics Manager
6 37 (9.41%) Data Manager
7 35 (8.91%) Insight Analyst
8 33 (8.40%) Consultant
9 26 (6.62%) Senior Analyst
10 22 (5.60%) Marketing Analyst
11 20 (5.09%) Analytics Consultant
12 17 (4.33%) SPSS Analyst
13 16 (4.07%) Data Insight Analyst
13 16 (4.07%) Insight Data Analyst
14 15 (3.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 15 (3.82%) Developer
15 14 (3.56%) Junior
15 14 (3.56%) Research Analyst
15 14 (3.56%) Senior Manager
16 13 (3.31%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.36%) HTML
2 15 (3.82%) Natural Language Processing
3 12 (3.05%) Web Services
4 9 (2.29%) .NET
4 9 (2.29%) CSS
5 8 (2.04%) D3.js
5 8 (2.04%) HTML5
6 5 (1.27%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.27%) Kafka
6 5 (1.27%) React
7 4 (1.02%) Pandas
7 4 (1.02%) TensorFlow
7 4 (1.02%) Theano
8 3 (0.76%) Ajax
8 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.76%) jQuery
8 3 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.51%) JSP
9 2 (0.51%) MDX
9 2 (0.51%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 185 (47.07%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (9.41%) Computer Science
3 25 (6.36%) Algorithms
4 18 (4.58%) User Experience
5 12 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.80%) Credit Risk
6 11 (2.80%) Fintech
7 8 (2.04%) Social Network
8 6 (1.53%) Social Media
9 5 (1.27%) FMCG
10 4 (1.02%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.76%) Blog
11 3 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.51%) Online Gambling
12 2 (0.51%) Robotics
13 1 (0.25%) Linked Data
13 1 (0.25%) PMI
13 1 (0.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.58%) Linux
2 5 (1.27%) Windows
3 3 (0.76%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.51%) Solaris
5 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (73.03%) Analytics
2 136 (34.61%) Business Intelligence
3 115 (29.26%) Data Analytics
4 108 (27.48%) Visualisation
5 97 (24.68%) Statistics
6 85 (21.63%) Data Analysis
7 80 (20.36%) Machine Learning
8 79 (20.10%) ETL
9 72 (18.32%) Data Visualisation
10 70 (17.81%) Mathematics
11 69 (17.56%) Statistical Analysis
12 66 (16.79%) Data Modelling
13 54 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (13.23%) Actionable Insight
15 44 (11.20%) Data Management
16 42 (10.69%) Data Governance
17 41 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
18 39 (9.92%) CRM
19 34 (8.65%) Open Source
20 30 (7.63%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 233 (59.29%) SQL
2 209 (53.18%) R
3 156 (39.69%) Python
4 46 (11.70%) MATLAB
5 45 (11.45%) VBA
6 38 (9.67%) Java
7 25 (6.36%) JavaScript
8 15 (3.82%) PHP
9 14 (3.56%) C++
10 13 (3.31%) C#
11 11 (2.80%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.29%) Perl
13 8 (2.04%) Scala
14 6 (1.53%) C
14 6 (1.53%) VB
15 5 (1.27%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.76%) Fortran
16 3 (0.76%) HiveQL
17 1 (0.25%) Clojure
17 1 (0.25%) Julia
Qualifications
1 119 (30.28%) Degree
2 33 (8.40%) PhD
3 23 (5.85%) Master's Degree
4 22 (5.60%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (3.82%) Postgraduate
5 15 (3.82%) Security Cleared
6 13 (3.31%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.76%) HNC
8 3 (0.76%) HND
9 2 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.51%) MCP
9 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.25%) AAT
10 1 (0.25%) ACCA
10 1 (0.25%) CIMA
10 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.91%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.04%) Actionable Recommendations
2 8 (2.04%) QA
3 7 (1.78%) CRD IV
3 7 (1.78%) EMIR
3 7 (1.78%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (1.53%) Apache Flume
2 5 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.25%) Puppet
3 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 121 (30.79%) Tableau
2 44 (11.20%) Google
2 44 (11.20%) Microsoft
3 39 (9.92%) IBM
3 39 (9.92%) Oracle
4 30 (7.63%) SAP
5 26 (6.62%) Cognos
6 23 (5.85%) Cloudera
7 20 (5.09%) Adobe
7 20 (5.09%) Informatica
8 19 (4.83%) Teradata
9 18 (4.58%) Netezza
10 15 (3.82%) Alteryx
11 14 (3.56%) Hortonworks
12 13 (3.31%) MapR
13 12 (3.05%) Minitab
14 10 (2.54%) Facebook
14 10 (2.54%) Twitter
15 6 (1.53%) MicroStrategy
16 5 (1.27%) Omniture