Period
to 23 May 2018

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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 931 803 754
Rank change year-on-year -128 -49 -87
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 252 376 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Applications category 1.74% 2.56% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 190 291 459
UK median annual salary £42,500 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.61% -8.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £80,125 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -15.79% +5.56%

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 14,453 14,661 19,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.41% 8.67% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11,290 11,760 15,621
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,907 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018. 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 -116 248 £42,500 -7.61% 38
London -75 148 £50,000 -4.76% 13
UK excluding London -85 101 £35,000 -12.50% 29
North of England -31 28 £32,500 -18.75% 9
East of England -7 24 £31,500 -21.25% 3
South East -9 18 £38,125 +5.90% 7
Yorkshire +16 17 £36,000 -34.55% 6
Midlands -3 16 £35,000 -5.41%
South West -29 14 £43,750 +4.17% 6
West Midlands -4 11 £35,000 -5.41%
North West -11 11 £32,500 -7.14% 3
East Midlands +11 5 £28,000 -25.33%
Scotland -33 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 163 (64.68%) SAS
2 160 (63.49%) Analytics
3 147 (58.33%) SQL
4 143 (56.75%) R
5 121 (48.02%) Analytical Skills
6 116 (46.03%) Python
7 102 (40.48%) Degree
8 86 (34.13%) Business Intelligence
9 84 (33.33%) Tableau
10 74 (29.37%) Statistics
10 74 (29.37%) Mathematics
11 72 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
12 66 (26.19%) Statistical Analysis
13 65 (25.79%) Visualisation
13 65 (25.79%) Retail
14 64 (25.40%) Finance
15 60 (23.81%) Data Analysis
16 56 (22.22%) QlikView
17 53 (21.03%) Machine Learning
17 53 (21.03%) Data Science
18 52 (20.63%) Data Analytics
18 52 (20.63%) Microsoft
19 49 (19.44%) Data Visualisation
20 48 (19.05%) Marketing
20 48 (19.05%) Big Data
21 47 (18.65%) ETL
22 39 (15.48%) Data Mining
22 39 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
22 39 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
23 36 (14.29%) Actionable Insight

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
1 163 (64.68%) SAS
2 16 (6.35%) Apache
2 16 (6.35%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.78%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 72 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (7.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (4.37%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (4.37%) Stata
5 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.59%) EViews
6 4 (1.59%) Gephi
6 4 (1.59%) Mathematica
6 4 (1.59%) Weka
7 3 (1.19%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.40%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 6 (2.38%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 5 (1.98%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.19%) FastStats
4 1 (0.40%) Actimize
4 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (5.56%) Google Analytics
3 7 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.98%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.40%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.22%) QlikView
2 48 (19.05%) Big Data
3 39 (15.48%) Data Mining
4 35 (13.89%) Hadoop
5 33 (13.10%) Power BI
6 27 (10.71%) Spotfire
7 23 (9.13%) SQL Server
8 22 (8.73%) Relational Database
9 21 (8.33%) Apache Hive
10 15 (5.95%) RDBMS
11 14 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (5.16%) NoSQL
12 13 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (3.17%) MongoDB
14 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (1.98%) BigQuery
16 5 (1.98%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) RStudio
1 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (25.79%) Retail
2 64 (25.40%) Finance
3 48 (19.05%) Marketing
4 11 (4.37%) Advertising
5 9 (3.57%) Legal
6 8 (3.17%) Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Automotive
7 2 (0.79%) German Language
7 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 122 (48.41%) Analyst
2 57 (22.62%) Data Analyst
3 34 (13.49%) Data Scientist
4 33 (13.10%) Analytics Manager
5 32 (12.70%) SPSS Analyst
6 27 (10.71%) Consultant
7 26 (10.32%) Insight Analyst
8 23 (9.13%) Data Analytics Manager
8 23 (9.13%) Research Analyst
9 19 (7.54%) SQL Analyst
10 17 (6.75%) SQL Data Analyst
11 15 (5.95%) Analytics Consultant
11 15 (5.95%) Data Insight Analyst
11 15 (5.95%) Insight Data Analyst
12 14 (5.56%) SPSS Data Analyst
13 13 (5.16%) Data Consultant
14 12 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
15 11 (4.37%) Senior Consultant
15 11 (4.37%) Tableau Analyst
16 10 (3.97%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.57%) NumPy
2 8 (3.17%) HTML
3 7 (2.78%) Web Services
4 6 (2.38%) CSS
4 6 (2.38%) D3.js
5 5 (1.98%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.98%) HTML5
5 5 (1.98%) Pandas
5 5 (1.98%) React
6 3 (1.19%) MLlib
7 2 (0.79%) GraphX
7 2 (0.79%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (0.79%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.40%) ggplot
8 1 (0.40%) Kafka
8 1 (0.40%) TensorFlow
8 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 121 (48.02%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.73%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.95%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.76%) Analytical Mindset
4 12 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.57%) NHS
6 6 (2.38%) User Experience
7 5 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.19%) FMCG
10 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.79%) Life Science
10 2 (0.79%) PMI
10 2 (0.79%) Social Media
11 1 (0.40%) Clustering
11 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.40%) EPoS
11 1 (0.40%) Robotics
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.35%) Linux
2 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (63.49%) Analytics
2 86 (34.13%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (29.37%) Mathematics
3 74 (29.37%) Statistics
4 66 (26.19%) Statistical Analysis
5 65 (25.79%) Visualisation
6 60 (23.81%) Data Analysis
7 53 (21.03%) Data Science
7 53 (21.03%) Machine Learning
8 52 (20.63%) Data Analytics
9 49 (19.44%) Data Visualisation
10 47 (18.65%) ETL
11 39 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
11 39 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
13 33 (13.10%) Data Modelling
14 28 (11.11%) E-Commerce
14 28 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
15 27 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 147 (58.33%) SQL
2 143 (56.75%) R
3 116 (46.03%) Python
4 36 (14.29%) Java
5 29 (11.51%) VBA
6 21 (8.33%) Perl
7 20 (7.94%) PHP
8 19 (7.54%) MATLAB
9 14 (5.56%) C++
10 11 (4.37%) C
10 11 (4.37%) Scala
11 8 (3.17%) Fortran
12 6 (2.38%) JavaScript
12 6 (2.38%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.19%) Cypher
14 2 (0.79%) C#
14 2 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 102 (40.48%) Degree
2 31 (12.30%) Numerate Degree
3 29 (11.51%) PhD
4 21 (8.33%) Master's Degree
5 6 (2.38%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.59%) PMP
8 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.32%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.59%) CRD IV
2 4 (1.59%) EMIR
2 4 (1.59%) MiFID
3 3 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.79%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.40%) Docker
1 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 84 (33.33%) Tableau
2 52 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 25 (9.92%) Teradata
4 20 (7.94%) Google
4 20 (7.94%) Netezza
5 19 (7.54%) Alteryx
6 17 (6.75%) Oracle
7 8 (3.17%) Askia
8 7 (2.78%) Cloudera
8 7 (2.78%) Cognos
8 7 (2.78%) SAP
9 6 (2.38%) Informatica
9 6 (2.38%) Talend
10 4 (1.59%) Confirmit
10 4 (1.59%) Minitab
11 3 (1.19%) Capita
11 3 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.79%) RapidMiner
12 2 (0.79%) Sawtooth Software
13 1 (0.40%) Nebu