Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 843 932 930
Rank change year-on-year +89 -2 -105
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 126 171 286
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Applications category 1.42% 1.37% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 106 130 228
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -7.61%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £75,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,843 £45,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -7.02% +23.29% -8.75%

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 8,872 12,460 15,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.61% 8.41% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6,930 9,248 11,887
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.29% +7.69% -

SPSS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SPSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SPSS.

Salary trend for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SPSS over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Salary histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Top 12 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 3 April 2020. 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 +83 120 £42,500 -5.56% 5
UK excluding London +60 61 £41,843 -7.02% 3
London +66 60 £46,000 +5.75% 2
South West +57 17 £42,500 -5.56%
South East +59 16 £45,000 -33.33% 1
North of England +65 12 £30,500 -35.79%
North West +37 12 £30,500 -35.79%
Midlands +38 10 £37,500 -16.67% 1
West Midlands +50 8 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Scotland +28 4 £35,500 -40.83%
East of England +52 2 £31,250 +17.92% 1
East Midlands +18 2 £51,250 -

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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.

1 103 (81.75%) SQL
2 84 (66.67%) Analytics
3 75 (59.52%) Python
4 68 (53.97%) Data Analysis
5 63 (50.00%) SAS
6 61 (48.41%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (38.89%) Visualisation
9 43 (34.13%) Data Science
10 40 (31.75%) R
10 40 (31.75%) Machine Learning
11 39 (30.95%) Tableau
12 36 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
13 34 (26.98%) ETL
14 33 (26.19%) Statistics
15 32 (25.40%) Data Modelling
15 32 (25.40%) Data Visualisation
15 32 (25.40%) Decision-Making
16 30 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
17 27 (21.43%) Natural Language Processing
17 27 (21.43%) Power BI
17 27 (21.43%) Power Platform
18 26 (20.63%) Finance
18 26 (20.63%) Degree
19 24 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
20 23 (18.25%) Mathematics
20 23 (18.25%) Information Management
21 22 (17.46%) Marketing
21 22 (17.46%) Big Data
22 19 (15.08%) Data Extraction

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 63 (50.00%) SAS
2 17 (13.49%) ArcGIS
3 8 (6.35%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.79%) SPSS Modeler
2 1 (0.79%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (7.14%) FastStats
2 2 (1.59%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.59%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.43%) Power Platform
2 8 (6.35%) AWS
3 7 (5.56%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.59%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.79%) Azure
5 1 (0.79%) SurveyMonkey
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.43%) Power BI
2 22 (17.46%) Big Data
3 18 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (9.52%) Data Mining
6 11 (8.73%) Hadoop
7 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (6.35%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (6.35%) QlikView
8 8 (6.35%) Relational Database
8 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
9 7 (5.56%) MS Access
10 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (3.97%) Neo4j
12 4 (3.17%) Apache Hive
12 4 (3.17%) GIS
12 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (2.38%) Looker
14 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 26 (20.63%) Finance
2 22 (17.46%) Marketing
3 6 (4.76%) Banking
4 5 (3.97%) Legal
5 2 (1.59%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.59%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.79%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 72 (57.14%) Analyst
2 39 (30.95%) Data Analyst
3 21 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
4 20 (15.87%) Insight Analyst
5 18 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 18 (14.29%) Data Scientist
6 17 (13.49%) SQL Data Analyst
7 16 (12.70%) Data Insight Analyst
7 16 (12.70%) Insight Data Analyst
8 13 (10.32%) Consultant
9 11 (8.73%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (7.94%) Analytics Manager
10 10 (7.94%) SPSS Analyst
11 9 (7.14%) Data Consultant
11 9 (7.14%) Power BI Analyst
12 8 (6.35%) SPSS Data Analyst
13 6 (4.76%) Analytics Consultant
13 6 (4.76%) Data Science Manager
13 6 (4.76%) Senior Data Analyst
13 6 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.43%) Natural Language Processing
2 17 (13.49%) Anaconda
3 5 (3.97%) NetworkX
3 5 (3.97%) Web Services
3 5 (3.97%) XML
4 1 (0.79%) CSS
4 1 (0.79%) D3.js
4 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.49%) Algorithms
2 17 (13.49%) Augmented Reality
2 17 (13.49%) Linked Data
2 17 (13.49%) Semantic Web
2 17 (13.49%) User Experience
3 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (3.97%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.17%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.59%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (66.67%) Analytics
2 68 (53.97%) Data Analysis
3 61 (48.41%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (38.89%) Visualisation
5 43 (34.13%) Data Science
6 40 (31.75%) Machine Learning
7 36 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
8 34 (26.98%) ETL
9 33 (26.19%) Statistics
10 32 (25.40%) Data Modelling
10 32 (25.40%) Data Visualisation
10 32 (25.40%) Decision-Making
11 24 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (18.25%) Information Management
12 23 (18.25%) Mathematics
13 19 (15.08%) Actionable Insight
13 19 (15.08%) Data Extraction
14 18 (14.29%) Data Analytics
15 17 (13.49%) Data Governance
15 17 (13.49%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 103 (81.75%) SQL
2 75 (59.52%) Python
3 40 (31.75%) R
4 17 (13.49%) C
5 10 (7.94%) VBA
6 9 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.35%) MATLAB
8 6 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.97%) Scala
10 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.59%) Java
11 2 (1.59%) VB
12 1 (0.79%) C++
12 1 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 26 (20.63%) Degree
2 5 (3.97%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) MCSA
3 1 (0.79%) MCSE
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) Actionable Recommendations
1 4 (3.17%) IFRS
1 4 (3.17%) IFRS 9
2 3 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) DICOM
3 1 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Vendors
1 39 (30.95%) Tableau
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle
3 8 (6.35%) Google
4 7 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.97%) IBM
6 4 (3.17%) Alteryx
7 3 (2.38%) Adobe
7 3 (2.38%) Alterian
7 3 (2.38%) Cognos
7 3 (2.38%) SAP
7 3 (2.38%) Snowplow
8 2 (1.59%) Sawtooth Software
9 1 (0.79%) comScore
9 1 (0.79%) Coremetrics
9 1 (0.79%) Facebook
9 1 (0.79%) Hitwise
9 1 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.79%) Omniture
9 1 (0.79%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.79%) Spotify