Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 931 831 766
Rank change year-on-year -100 -65 -29
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 218 385 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Applications category 1.55% 2.49% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 159 302 378
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,800 £29,250 £31,675
90th Percentile £78,000 £87,500 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,625 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% -8.33% -10.00%

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 14,038 15,490 16,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.68% 8.70% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10,814 12,080 13,710
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £21,850 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -2.99%

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 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 -94 203 £48,000 +6.67% 36
London -26 116 £51,000 -15.00% 18
UK excluding London -55 94 £42,625 +3.33% 20
Midlands +12 24 £42,500 +30.77% 1
North of England -24 24 £32,500 -27.78% 4
East Midlands +30 23 - -
South East +30 18 £42,625 +6.56% 9
North West -10 18 £32,500 -27.78% 3
South West +10 17 £44,375 +4.41% 4
Scotland +1 7 £67,500 +50.00% 1
East of England +23 4 £45,750 +46.40%
Yorkshire -4 4 £42,500 -22.73%
North East -4 2 £33,500 -8.22% 1
Wales - 2 £44,375 -
West Midlands -1 1 £42,500 +30.77% 1

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 169 (77.52%) SAS
2 149 (68.35%) Analytics
3 146 (66.97%) SQL
4 128 (58.72%) R
5 90 (41.28%) Python
6 85 (38.99%) Business Intelligence
6 85 (38.99%) Analytical Skills
7 84 (38.53%) Tableau
7 84 (38.53%) Degree
8 71 (32.57%) Visualisation
9 66 (30.28%) Data Science
10 57 (26.15%) Finance
11 54 (24.77%) Data Analytics
12 51 (23.39%) Statistics
13 48 (22.02%) Mathematics
14 47 (21.56%) Marketing
15 46 (21.10%) Retail
16 37 (16.97%) Machine Learning
17 35 (16.06%) Data Visualisation
17 35 (16.06%) Data Modelling
18 34 (15.60%) Data Analysis
18 34 (15.60%) Statistical Analysis
19 33 (15.14%) Computer Science
20 32 (14.68%) Big Data
20 32 (14.68%) Statistical Modelling
20 32 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
21 31 (14.22%) Decision-Making
22 30 (13.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 30 (13.76%) QlikView
22 30 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 169 (77.52%) SAS
2 17 (7.80%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.83%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.46%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 29 (13.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (12.84%) Stata
3 11 (5.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.92%) EViews
6 2 (0.92%) Gephi
6 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.46%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) FastStats
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.46%) FastStats PeopleStage
2 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.46%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (0.46%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.96%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (4.59%) Google Analytics
4 9 (4.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.29%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 3 (1.38%) SaaS
8 1 (0.46%) AdWords
8 1 (0.46%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.46%) NUVI
8 1 (0.46%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.29%) SMS
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.68%) Big Data
2 30 (13.76%) QlikView
2 30 (13.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (13.30%) BusinessObjects
3 29 (13.30%) Hadoop
4 28 (12.84%) Data Mining
5 24 (11.01%) Spotfire
5 24 (11.01%) SQL Server
6 21 (9.63%) Power BI
7 18 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (6.42%) NoSQL
10 12 (5.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (4.13%) BigQuery
12 5 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (2.29%) Apache Hive
12 5 (2.29%) HBase
13 4 (1.83%) GIS
13 4 (1.83%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 57 (26.15%) Finance
2 47 (21.56%) Marketing
3 46 (21.10%) Retail
4 23 (10.55%) Banking
5 9 (4.13%) Games
6 7 (3.21%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.75%) Billing
8 5 (2.29%) Social Science
9 4 (1.83%) Automotive
10 3 (1.38%) Publishing
11 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.92%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.46%) Electronics
12 1 (0.46%) German Language
12 1 (0.46%) Legal
12 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.46%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (43.12%) Analyst
2 53 (24.31%) Data Analyst
3 39 (17.89%) Data Scientist
4 27 (12.39%) Consultant
5 18 (8.26%) Data Consultant
5 18 (8.26%) Insight Analyst
6 15 (6.88%) Analytics Manager
7 14 (6.42%) Analytics Consultant
7 14 (6.42%) Data Manager
8 12 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (5.05%) Data Analytics Consultant
9 11 (5.05%) Data Analytics Manager
9 11 (5.05%) SPSS Analyst
10 10 (4.59%) Data Insight Analyst
10 10 (4.59%) Insight Data Analyst
11 9 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 9 (4.13%) Head of Analytics
11 9 (4.13%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (4.13%) Senior Data Scientist
12 8 (3.67%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.67%) Web Services
2 6 (2.75%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (2.75%) TensorFlow
3 3 (1.38%) D3.js
3 3 (1.38%) Kafka
3 3 (1.38%) Seaborn
4 2 (0.92%) Akka
4 2 (0.92%) CSS
4 2 (0.92%) HTML
4 2 (0.92%) MDX
4 2 (0.92%) scikit-learn
5 1 (0.46%) Anaconda
5 1 (0.46%) ggplot2
5 1 (0.46%) Keras
5 1 (0.46%) NumPy
5 1 (0.46%) Pandas
5 1 (0.46%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 85 (38.99%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (15.14%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.96%) PMI
4 10 (4.59%) Credit Risk
4 10 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.13%) Fintech
6 8 (3.67%) Algorithms
6 8 (3.67%) Social Media
7 6 (2.75%) User Experience
8 4 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.92%) Social Network
10 1 (0.46%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.46%) Life Science
10 1 (0.46%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.46%) Replication
10 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.46%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (68.35%) Analytics
2 85 (38.99%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (32.57%) Visualisation
4 66 (30.28%) Data Science
5 54 (24.77%) Data Analytics
6 51 (23.39%) Statistics
7 48 (22.02%) Mathematics
8 37 (16.97%) Machine Learning
9 35 (16.06%) Data Modelling
9 35 (16.06%) Data Visualisation
10 34 (15.60%) Data Analysis
10 34 (15.60%) Statistical Analysis
11 32 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (14.68%) Statistical Modelling
12 31 (14.22%) Decision-Making
13 30 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (11.01%) Data Cleansing
14 24 (11.01%) Predictive Modelling
15 22 (10.09%) Multichannel Retail
16 21 (9.63%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 146 (66.97%) SQL
2 128 (58.72%) R
3 90 (41.28%) Python
4 29 (13.30%) MATLAB
5 23 (10.55%) VBA
6 9 (4.13%) C++
6 9 (4.13%) Java
7 7 (3.21%) VB
8 6 (2.75%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.75%) Bourne shell
8 6 (2.75%) CQL
8 6 (2.75%) C-shell
8 6 (2.75%) Korn
8 6 (2.75%) PHP
8 6 (2.75%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.29%) C
9 5 (2.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (1.83%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 84 (38.53%) Degree
2 17 (7.80%) PhD
3 15 (6.88%) PMI Certification
4 13 (5.96%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (4.59%) Master's Degree
6 8 (3.67%) Postgraduate
7 4 (1.83%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.92%) PMP
8 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.09%) Data Quality
2 18 (8.26%) QA
3 7 (3.21%) Actionable Recommendations
4 5 (2.29%) IFRS
4 5 (2.29%) IFRS 9
5 3 (1.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (0.92%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.46%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.92%) Oozie
2 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 84 (38.53%) Tableau
2 26 (11.93%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.17%) Google
4 14 (6.42%) Adobe
5 11 (5.05%) MicroStrategy
5 11 (5.05%) Talend
6 9 (4.13%) Infor
7 6 (2.75%) Alteryx
8 5 (2.29%) Cognos
8 5 (2.29%) SAP
9 4 (1.83%) Minitab
9 4 (1.83%) Teradata
10 3 (1.38%) Askia
10 3 (1.38%) Mapinfo
10 3 (1.38%) Nebu
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle
10 3 (1.38%) RapidMiner
11 2 (0.92%) IBM
11 2 (0.92%) Informatica
11 2 (0.92%) Snowplow