Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 748 814 649
Rank change year-on-year +66 -165 +71
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 446 471 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Applications category 2.90% 2.61% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 351 386 588
UK median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,500 £29,925
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £50,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year -17.00% +11.73% +7.83%

SPSS is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 15391 18064 21731
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.76% 9.16% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11955 14762 17180
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 £32,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +66 427 £48,000 -4.00% 31
London +16 247 £55,000 +10.00% 17
UK excluding London +57 186 £41,500 -17.00% 16
North of England +30 83 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Yorkshire +56 45 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Midlands +48 40 £35,000 -3.45%
North West -12 38 £38,500 -23.00% 4
West Midlands +51 34 £33,750 -6.90%
South West -9 27 £42,000 -16.00% 2
East of England +6 22 £31,500 -42.73% 2
South East +43 7 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Scotland -1 7 £45,000 -39.19% 2
East Midlands +20 3 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 350 (78.48%) SAS
2 326 (73.09%) Analytics
3 271 (60.76%) SQL
4 231 (51.79%) Analytical Skills
5 212 (47.53%) R
6 176 (39.46%) Python
7 154 (34.53%) Business Intelligence
8 143 (32.06%) Degree
9 141 (31.61%) Tableau
10 134 (30.04%) Data Analytics
11 113 (25.34%) Marketing
12 111 (24.89%) Data Analysis
12 111 (24.89%) Visualisation
13 109 (24.44%) Microsoft Excel
14 103 (23.09%) Statistics
15 101 (22.65%) Big Data
16 92 (20.63%) Data Mining
17 90 (20.18%) Finance
18 82 (18.39%) Hadoop
19 78 (17.49%) ETL
19 78 (17.49%) Data Warehouse
19 78 (17.49%) Statistical Analysis
20 77 (17.26%) Data Modelling
20 77 (17.26%) Machine Learning
21 75 (16.82%) Mathematics
22 72 (16.14%) QlikView
22 72 (16.14%) SQL Server
23 71 (15.92%) Data Visualisation
24 60 (13.45%) VBA
25 57 (12.78%) Microsoft

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
1 350 (78.48%) SAS
2 29 (6.50%) Apache Spark
3 24 (5.38%) Apache Pig
4 16 (3.59%) Apache
5 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.45%) JBoss
6 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 109 (24.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (8.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (4.04%) SPSS Modeler
5 14 (3.14%) Stata
6 5 (1.12%) S-PLUS
7 4 (0.90%) EViews
8 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.22%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 23 (5.16%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 11 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.79%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.90%) FastStats
4 4 (0.90%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.67%) Unica
6 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.74%) Google Analytics
2 28 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (4.04%) Adobe Analytics
5 17 (3.81%) Azure Machine Learning
6 14 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (3.14%) Azure Data Factory
7 9 (2.02%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 6 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.45%) Office 365
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.22%) SaaS
11 1 (0.22%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.12%) Internet
2 2 (0.45%) HTTP
2 2 (0.45%) LDAP
2 2 (0.45%) SSL
3 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (22.65%) Big Data
2 92 (20.63%) Data Mining
3 82 (18.39%) Hadoop
4 78 (17.49%) Data Warehouse
5 72 (16.14%) QlikView
5 72 (16.14%) SQL Server
6 54 (12.11%) Spotfire
7 53 (11.88%) NoSQL
8 44 (9.87%) Relational Database
9 42 (9.42%) Power BI
10 39 (8.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (6.95%) Apache Hive
12 29 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 26 (5.83%) MS Access
14 24 (5.38%) RDBMS
15 23 (5.16%) BusinessObjects
16 21 (4.71%) Pentaho
17 18 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
18 17 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 15 (3.36%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 10 (2.24%) Toad
2 5 (1.12%) RStudio
3 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.22%) Maven
3 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 113 (25.34%) Marketing
2 90 (20.18%) Finance
3 45 (10.09%) Retail
4 16 (3.59%) German Language
5 15 (3.36%) Advertising
5 15 (3.36%) Banking
6 10 (2.24%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.12%) French Language
9 5 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.12%) Legal
10 4 (0.90%) Law
11 3 (0.67%) Automotive
12 2 (0.45%) Electronics
12 2 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 172 (38.57%) Analyst
2 79 (17.71%) Data Scientist
3 58 (13.00%) Data Analyst
4 46 (10.31%) Analytics Manager
5 43 (9.64%) Consultant
6 42 (9.42%) Insight Analyst
7 39 (8.74%) Data Analytics Manager
8 38 (8.52%) Senior Analyst
9 37 (8.30%) Data Manager
10 32 (7.17%) Analytics Consultant
11 29 (6.50%) Marketing Analyst
12 25 (5.61%) SPSS Analyst
13 24 (5.38%) Data Consultant
14 23 (5.16%) SQL Analyst
15 21 (4.71%) Data Analytics Consultant
16 20 (4.48%) Data Insight Analyst
16 20 (4.48%) Insight Data Analyst
17 17 (3.81%) Research Analyst
18 15 (3.36%) User Experience Researcher
19 14 (3.14%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.05%) HTML
2 17 (3.81%) Natural Language Processing
3 11 (2.47%) .NET
4 7 (1.57%) XML
5 6 (1.35%) Web Services
6 5 (1.12%) CSS
6 5 (1.12%) D3.js
6 5 (1.12%) JSON
6 5 (1.12%) Kafka
6 5 (1.12%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.90%) HTML5
7 4 (0.90%) TensorFlow
7 4 (0.90%) Theano
8 3 (0.67%) Ajax
8 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.67%) jQuery
8 3 (0.67%) Pandas
8 3 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.45%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.45%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 231 (51.79%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.07%) Computer Science
3 29 (6.50%) Algorithms
4 17 (3.81%) User Experience
5 13 (2.91%) Fintech
6 11 (2.47%) Social Network
7 10 (2.24%) Credit Risk
7 10 (2.24%) NHS
7 10 (2.24%) Social Media
8 6 (1.35%) FMCG
8 6 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.67%) Blog
9 3 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.67%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.45%) Robotics
11 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.22%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.04%) Linux
2 5 (1.12%) Windows
3 3 (0.67%) Unix
3 3 (0.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (73.09%) Analytics
2 154 (34.53%) Business Intelligence
3 134 (30.04%) Data Analytics
4 111 (24.89%) Data Analysis
4 111 (24.89%) Visualisation
5 103 (23.09%) Statistics
6 78 (17.49%) ETL
6 78 (17.49%) Statistical Analysis
7 77 (17.26%) Data Modelling
7 77 (17.26%) Machine Learning
8 75 (16.82%) Mathematics
9 71 (15.92%) Data Visualisation
10 56 (12.56%) Data Management
11 55 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (12.11%) CRM
13 50 (11.21%) Actionable Insight
14 43 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (8.30%) Open Source
16 35 (7.85%) Predictive Analytics
17 34 (7.62%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 271 (60.76%) SQL
2 212 (47.53%) R
3 176 (39.46%) Python
4 60 (13.45%) VBA
5 45 (10.09%) MATLAB
6 40 (8.97%) Java
7 26 (5.83%) JavaScript
8 15 (3.36%) Scala
9 14 (3.14%) PHP
10 13 (2.91%) C#
10 13 (2.91%) C++
11 12 (2.69%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.57%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.35%) C
13 6 (1.35%) VB
14 3 (0.67%) HiveQL
14 3 (0.67%) Perl
15 1 (0.22%) Clojure
15 1 (0.22%) Julia
15 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 143 (32.06%) Degree
2 38 (8.52%) PhD
3 29 (6.50%) Security Cleared
4 25 (5.61%) Master's Degree
4 25 (5.61%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (3.36%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.24%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.67%) HNC
7 3 (0.67%) HND
8 2 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) AAT
9 1 (0.22%) ACCA
9 1 (0.22%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.73%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.79%) Actionable Recommendations
3 7 (1.57%) QA
4 2 (0.45%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.45%) EMIR
4 2 (0.45%) MiFID
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.90%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 141 (31.61%) Tableau
2 57 (12.78%) Microsoft
3 46 (10.31%) IBM
4 42 (9.42%) Google
5 36 (8.07%) SAP
6 26 (5.83%) Cognos
7 23 (5.16%) Adobe
7 23 (5.16%) Cloudera
7 23 (5.16%) Oracle
8 20 (4.48%) Alteryx
9 19 (4.26%) Netezza
10 18 (4.04%) Teradata
11 17 (3.81%) Hortonworks
11 17 (3.81%) Informatica
12 16 (3.59%) MapR
13 11 (2.47%) Facebook
13 11 (2.47%) Twitter
14 10 (2.24%) Minitab
15 9 (2.02%) MicroStrategy
16 6 (1.35%) Omniture