Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 926 944 782
Rank change year-on-year +18 -162 -12
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 185 272 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Applications category 1.43% 1.82% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 139 197 318
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,650 £27,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £87,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -10.53%

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 12,905 14,967 15,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.58% 8.49% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9,629 11,886 12,341
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 +2 172 £45,000 - 36
UK excluding London +65 97 £45,000 +20.00% 31
London -14 84 £47,500 -20.83% 9
South East +43 22 £53,750 +34.38% 4
Midlands +41 22 £43,750 +25.00% 10
North of England +22 19 £40,000 +6.67% 6
North West +38 16 £40,000 -23.81% 5
East Midlands +42 14 - - 6
South West +16 13 £45,000 +2.86% 6
East of England +58 12 £27,000 -14.29% 1
West Midlands +25 8 £43,750 +25.00% 4
Scotland +18 8 £67,500 +58.82% 2
Wales - 3 £45,000 - 2
North East +15 2 £37,250 +2.05%
Yorkshire +7 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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.

1 134 (72.43%) SAS
2 122 (65.95%) Analytics
3 120 (64.86%) R
4 110 (59.46%) SQL
5 87 (47.03%) Python
6 79 (42.70%) Tableau
7 78 (42.16%) Analytical Skills
8 77 (41.62%) Visualisation
9 53 (28.65%) Degree
10 51 (27.57%) Data Analytics
11 50 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (26.49%) Problem-Solving
13 48 (25.95%) Data Science
14 43 (23.24%) Finance
15 41 (22.16%) Spotfire
16 37 (20.00%) Statistics
16 37 (20.00%) Stata
17 36 (19.46%) Marketing
17 36 (19.46%) Decision-Making
18 34 (18.38%) Data Visualisation
18 34 (18.38%) Mathematics
19 32 (17.30%) QlikView
20 31 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (16.76%) Microsoft Excel
20 31 (16.76%) Power BI
21 30 (16.22%) Machine Learning
22 29 (15.68%) Data Mining
23 28 (15.14%) Data Quality
24 27 (14.59%) Big Data
25 25 (13.51%) Computer Science

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
1 134 (72.43%) SAS
2 16 (8.65%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.78%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.62%) Apache
4 3 (1.62%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.08%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.54%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 37 (20.00%) Stata
2 31 (16.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.62%) S-PLUS
6 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.08%) SPSS Modeler
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.54%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.08%) FastStats
2 2 (1.08%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.95%) Adobe Analytics
4 9 (4.86%) MailChimp
5 7 (3.78%) Google Analytics
5 7 (3.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.16%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.62%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (1.08%) Apigee
8 2 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.08%) Boomi
8 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.08%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 2 (1.08%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (1.08%) GitHub
8 2 (1.08%) IaaS
8 2 (1.08%) iPaaS
8 2 (1.08%) Office 365
8 2 (1.08%) PaaS
8 2 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.16%) Spotfire
2 32 (17.30%) QlikView
3 31 (16.76%) Power BI
4 29 (15.68%) Data Mining
5 27 (14.59%) Big Data
6 23 (12.43%) Hadoop
7 17 (9.19%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (8.65%) NoSQL
8 16 (8.65%) SQL Server
9 15 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (7.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (6.49%) Relational Database
11 12 (6.49%) WebFOCUS
12 11 (5.95%) Apache Hive
13 10 (5.41%) Data Lake
13 10 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (3.78%) BigQuery
15 6 (3.24%) HBase
15 6 (3.24%) RDBMS
16 5 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) ER Studio
1 2 (1.08%) ERwin
1 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.08%) Maven
1 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (23.24%) Finance
2 36 (19.46%) Marketing
3 23 (12.43%) Retail
4 18 (9.73%) Banking
5 11 (5.95%) Digital Economy
6 9 (4.86%) Games
7 6 (3.24%) Billing
8 3 (1.62%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.62%) Legal
9 2 (1.08%) Automotive
10 1 (0.54%) Advertising
10 1 (0.54%) Law
10 1 (0.54%) Military
10 1 (0.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Social Science
10 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (41.62%) Analyst
2 59 (31.89%) Data Analyst
3 30 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
4 25 (13.51%) Data Scientist
5 23 (12.43%) Consultant
6 19 (10.27%) Data Manager
7 17 (9.19%) Data Consultant
8 16 (8.65%) Analytics Manager
9 14 (7.57%) Data Analytics Manager
10 13 (7.03%) Analytics Consultant
11 12 (6.49%) Business Analyst
11 12 (6.49%) Data Analytics Consultant
11 12 (6.49%) Data Business Analyst
12 11 (5.95%) Revenue Assurance Analyst
12 11 (5.95%) Senior Business Analyst
12 11 (5.95%) Senior Consultant
13 10 (5.41%) Senior Data Analyst
13 10 (5.41%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
14 9 (4.86%) Insight Analyst
14 9 (4.86%) Insight Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.95%) Natural Language Processing
2 8 (4.32%) Web Services
3 6 (3.24%) D3.js
4 5 (2.70%) Kafka
4 5 (2.70%) TensorFlow
5 3 (1.62%) .NET
5 3 (1.62%) Anaconda
5 3 (1.62%) HTML
6 2 (1.08%) Akka
6 2 (1.08%) Apache NiFi
6 2 (1.08%) Apache Tez
6 2 (1.08%) HTML5
6 2 (1.08%) NumPy
6 2 (1.08%) OAuth
6 2 (1.08%) OpenID
6 2 (1.08%) SAML
6 2 (1.08%) Seaborn
7 1 (0.54%) ggplot2
7 1 (0.54%) Pandas
7 1 (0.54%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 78 (42.16%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.65%) PMI
3 12 (6.49%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.86%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.32%) Credit Risk
6 6 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.24%) User Experience
7 5 (2.70%) Social Media
8 4 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.62%) Fintech
9 3 (1.62%) Social Network
10 2 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.54%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.54%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (65.95%) Analytics
2 77 (41.62%) Visualisation
3 51 (27.57%) Data Analytics
4 50 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
5 49 (26.49%) Problem-Solving
6 48 (25.95%) Data Science
7 37 (20.00%) Statistics
8 36 (19.46%) Decision-Making
9 34 (18.38%) Data Visualisation
9 34 (18.38%) Mathematics
10 31 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (16.22%) Machine Learning
12 25 (13.51%) Computer Science
12 25 (13.51%) Data Cleansing
13 24 (12.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (12.43%) Predictive Modelling
15 22 (11.89%) Statistical Modelling
16 21 (11.35%) Data Governance
17 19 (10.27%) Data Analysis
18 18 (9.73%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 120 (64.86%) R
2 110 (59.46%) SQL
3 87 (47.03%) Python
4 22 (11.89%) MATLAB
5 19 (10.27%) VBA
6 12 (6.49%) HiveQL
7 10 (5.41%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.86%) Java
9 8 (4.32%) PHP
10 7 (3.78%) C++
11 6 (3.24%) Bourne shell
11 6 (3.24%) CQL
11 6 (3.24%) C-shell
11 6 (3.24%) Korn
11 6 (3.24%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.70%) Ruby
13 4 (2.16%) C
13 4 (2.16%) JavaScript
13 4 (2.16%) Scala
14 2 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (28.65%) Degree
2 16 (8.65%) PMI Certification
3 13 (7.03%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (5.41%) PhD
5 5 (2.70%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.16%) DBS Check
6 4 (2.16%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.08%) CEH
7 2 (1.08%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) MBA
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.14%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.32%) GDPR
2 8 (4.32%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.08%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Ambari
1 2 (1.08%) Ansible
1 2 (1.08%) Oozie
1 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.08%) Puppet
1 2 (1.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 79 (42.70%) Tableau
2 22 (11.89%) Alteryx
3 21 (11.35%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.57%) Google
5 11 (5.95%) Adobe
5 11 (5.95%) WorldPay
6 10 (5.41%) SendGrid
7 6 (3.24%) SAP
8 5 (2.70%) Askia
8 5 (2.70%) Cognos
8 5 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (2.70%) Oracle
8 5 (2.70%) Talend
9 4 (2.16%) Databricks
9 4 (2.16%) Informatica
9 4 (2.16%) Splunk
10 3 (1.62%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.62%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.62%) MapR
10 3 (1.62%) RapidMiner