Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 932 937 809
Rank change year-on-year +5 -128 +4
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 158 233 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Applications category 1.38% 1.61% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 122 179 323
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £71,000 £84,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -3.61% -17.00%

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 11,463 14,496 15,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.14% 8.75% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8,972 11,224 11,790
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,255 £21,500 £22,363
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +2.94% +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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +15 147 £42,500 -5.56% 7
London +71 106 £47,500 -5.00% 4
UK excluding London +16 52 £41,000 +2.50% 3
South East +35 15 £41,500 +3.75%
Midlands +21 15 £36,750 -30.00% 1
East Midlands +17 12 £28,000 -55.20% 1
North of England -8 9 £32,500 - 1
Scotland +20 8 - -
Yorkshire -6 5 £38,750 -8.82%
West Midlands +40 3 £45,000 +5.88%
North West +2 3 £32,500 - 1
Wales +6 2 £41,000 -6.29%
South West -11 2 £41,250 -5.71% 1
North East +16 1 £20,000 -52.94%
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 103 (65.19%) SQL
1 103 (65.19%) SAS
2 99 (62.66%) Python
3 87 (55.06%) R
4 84 (53.16%) Analytics
5 73 (46.20%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (35.44%) Degree
7 49 (31.01%) Business Intelligence
8 48 (30.38%) Data Science
9 43 (27.22%) Microsoft Excel
10 42 (26.58%) Machine Learning
11 41 (25.95%) Mathematics
12 38 (24.05%) Visualisation
13 36 (22.78%) Power Platform
13 36 (22.78%) Power BI
14 35 (22.15%) Tableau
15 33 (20.89%) Finance
16 32 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (19.62%) Statistics
18 29 (18.35%) Data Analytics
19 28 (17.72%) Statistical Analysis
19 28 (17.72%) Microsoft
20 25 (15.82%) MATLAB
21 24 (15.19%) Data Modelling
21 24 (15.19%) Stata
22 23 (14.56%) Retail
22 23 (14.56%) Marketing
22 23 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
23 22 (13.92%) Big Data
23 22 (13.92%) Artificial Intelligence

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
1 103 (65.19%) SAS
2 3 (1.90%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.27%) Apache
3 2 (1.27%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (1.27%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 43 (27.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (15.19%) Stata
3 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (3.16%) SPSS Modeler
5 3 (1.90%) Mathematica
6 2 (1.27%) EViews
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.63%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (3.80%) FastStats
2 4 (2.53%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.27%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.78%) Power Platform
2 14 (8.86%) Azure
2 14 (8.86%) GCP
3 9 (5.70%) Azure Machine Learning
4 7 (4.43%) AWS
5 4 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.78%) Power BI
2 22 (13.92%) Big Data
3 21 (13.29%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (10.13%) SQL Server
5 12 (7.59%) QlikView
6 11 (6.96%) BigQuery
6 11 (6.96%) Hadoop
7 10 (6.33%) Data Mining
8 9 (5.70%) Data Lake
9 7 (4.43%) GIS
9 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.80%) Apache Hive
10 6 (3.80%) Spotfire
11 4 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.53%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.90%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (1.90%) Impala
12 3 (1.90%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.90%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 33 (20.89%) Finance
2 23 (14.56%) Marketing
2 23 (14.56%) Retail
3 16 (10.13%) Local Government
4 15 (9.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.80%) Banking
6 4 (2.53%) Legal
6 4 (2.53%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.90%) Social Science
8 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.63%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (46.20%) Analyst
2 35 (22.15%) Data Analyst
3 21 (13.29%) Data Scientist
4 15 (9.49%) Applications Support
4 15 (9.49%) Applications Support Analyst
4 15 (9.49%) Consultant
4 15 (9.49%) Data Consultant
4 15 (9.49%) Data Manager
4 15 (9.49%) Software Analyst
4 15 (9.49%) Software Support Analyst
4 15 (9.49%) Support Analyst
5 14 (8.86%) Insight Analyst
6 12 (7.59%) Developer
7 11 (6.96%) Analytics Manager
8 8 (5.06%) Business Developer
8 8 (5.06%) Data Analytics Manager
8 8 (5.06%) Data Science Consultant
8 8 (5.06%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (5.06%) SQL Analyst
8 8 (5.06%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.86%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (3.80%) XML
3 3 (1.90%) J2EE
4 2 (1.27%) Kafka
4 2 (1.27%) MLlib
4 2 (1.27%) Web Services
5 1 (0.63%) .NET
5 1 (0.63%) CSS
5 1 (0.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 73 (46.20%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (11.39%) NHS
3 16 (10.13%) Data Centre
4 10 (6.33%) Algorithms
5 8 (5.06%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.90%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.90%) Robotics
6 3 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.27%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.27%) PMI
7 2 (1.27%) Social Network
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (53.16%) Analytics
2 49 (31.01%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (30.38%) Data Science
4 42 (26.58%) Machine Learning
5 41 (25.95%) Mathematics
6 38 (24.05%) Visualisation
7 32 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (19.62%) Statistics
9 29 (18.35%) Data Analytics
10 28 (17.72%) Statistical Analysis
11 24 (15.19%) Data Modelling
12 23 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (13.92%) Artificial Intelligence
14 19 (12.03%) Data Visualisation
15 18 (11.39%) Statistical Modelling
16 17 (10.76%) Decision-Making
16 17 (10.76%) Project Delivery
17 15 (9.49%) Data Analysis
17 15 (9.49%) Predictive Modelling
17 15 (9.49%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 103 (65.19%) SQL
2 99 (62.66%) Python
3 87 (55.06%) R
4 25 (15.82%) MATLAB
5 16 (10.13%) VBA
6 12 (7.59%) Java
7 4 (2.53%) C++
8 3 (1.90%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.27%) C
9 2 (1.27%) Ruby
9 2 (1.27%) SAS Macro
9 2 (1.27%) SPARQL
9 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.63%) Fortran
10 1 (0.63%) PHP
10 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.63%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) XPath
10 1 (0.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 56 (35.44%) Degree
2 15 (9.49%) DBS Check
3 13 (8.23%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (3.16%) PhD
5 3 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.59%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.80%) GLP
2 6 (3.80%) GMP
3 3 (1.90%) GDPR
3 3 (1.90%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 35 (22.15%) Tableau
2 28 (17.72%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.59%) Google
4 11 (6.96%) SAP
5 10 (6.33%) IBM
6 9 (5.70%) Alteryx
6 9 (5.70%) Oracle
7 8 (5.06%) Cognos
8 7 (4.43%) Minitab
9 4 (2.53%) Informatica
9 4 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.90%) SIMUL8
10 3 (1.90%) Teradata
11 2 (1.27%) Blue Prism
11 2 (1.27%) RapidMiner
11 2 (1.27%) UiPath
12 1 (0.63%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.63%) OutSystems
12 1 (0.63%) Splunk