Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 900 917 905
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12 -124
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 121 205 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Applications category 1.21% 1.56% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 103 152 221
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,375 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -11.11%

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 9,966 13,114 15,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.92% 8.64% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7,897 9,788 11,854
UK median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -0.76%

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 January 2020.

Salary histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Top 14 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 January 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 -5 107 £45,000 -5.26% 17
London +64 70 £46,000 -8.00% 7
UK excluding London +10 48 £42,500 -5.56% 10
South West +18 15 £42,500 -5.56% 2
South East +47 13 £45,000 -33.33% 2
Scotland +34 10 £35,500 -47.41%
North of England +48 4 £30,500 -23.75% 3
North West +34 3 £30,500 -23.75% 3
Midlands +15 3 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Midlands +14 2 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Wales -4 2 £41,000 -8.89%
East of England +56 1 £20,000 -25.93%
Yorkshire +32 1 - -
East Midlands +11 1 £28,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 86 (71.07%) SQL
2 74 (61.16%) Analytics
3 73 (60.33%) Python
4 64 (52.89%) SAS
5 56 (46.28%) Business Intelligence
6 53 (43.80%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (43.80%) R
7 47 (38.84%) Data Analysis
8 44 (36.36%) Data Science
9 40 (33.06%) Visualisation
10 38 (31.40%) Degree
11 33 (27.27%) Tableau
12 32 (26.45%) Machine Learning
13 31 (25.62%) Statistical Modelling
14 28 (23.14%) Data Visualisation
15 27 (22.31%) Decision-Making
16 26 (21.49%) Power Platform
16 26 (21.49%) Power BI
17 25 (20.66%) Mathematics
18 24 (19.83%) ETL
19 23 (19.01%) Microsoft Excel
19 23 (19.01%) Marketing
20 22 (18.18%) Statistics
21 21 (17.36%) Finance
22 20 (16.53%) Big Data
22 20 (16.53%) Natural Language Processing
22 20 (16.53%) Algorithms
23 19 (15.70%) Data Analytics
23 19 (15.70%) Data Modelling
24 18 (14.88%) MATLAB

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 64 (52.89%) SAS
2 13 (10.74%) ArcGIS
3 5 (4.13%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.65%) Apache
4 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (19.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.13%) Stata
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.65%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 11 (9.09%) FastStats
2 5 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.48%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.65%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.83%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.49%) Power Platform
2 9 (7.44%) AWS
3 7 (5.79%) Google Analytics
4 4 (3.31%) Azure
5 3 (2.48%) GCP
6 2 (1.65%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.49%) Power BI
2 20 (16.53%) Big Data
3 12 (9.92%) Data Mining
4 11 (9.09%) QlikView
5 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
6 9 (7.44%) Hadoop
7 8 (6.61%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.96%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.48%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.48%) Looker
11 3 (2.48%) MS Access
11 3 (2.48%) Neo4j
11 3 (2.48%) OLAP
11 3 (2.48%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) JIRA
General
1 23 (19.01%) Marketing
2 21 (17.36%) Finance
3 6 (4.96%) Legal
4 5 (4.13%) Banking
5 3 (2.48%) Law
5 3 (2.48%) Retail
5 3 (2.48%) Social Science
6 2 (1.65%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Local Government
7 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.83%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 55 (45.45%) Analyst
2 25 (20.66%) Data Analyst
3 16 (13.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 16 (13.22%) Insight Analyst
4 15 (12.40%) Analytics Manager
4 15 (12.40%) Data Scientist
5 12 (9.92%) SQL Analyst
6 11 (9.09%) Consultant
6 11 (9.09%) Data Manager
7 9 (7.44%) Data Consultant
7 9 (7.44%) Data Insight Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Insight Data Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) SQL Data Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) Data Analytics Manager
9 7 (5.79%) Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) SPSS Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Power BI Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) SPSS Data Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.53%) Natural Language Processing
2 13 (10.74%) Anaconda
3 3 (2.48%) NetworkX
3 3 (2.48%) Web Services
4 2 (1.65%) J2EE
4 2 (1.65%) XML
5 1 (0.83%) CSS
5 1 (0.83%) D3.js
5 1 (0.83%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (43.80%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (16.53%) Algorithms
3 13 (10.74%) Augmented Reality
3 13 (10.74%) Linked Data
3 13 (10.74%) Semantic Web
3 13 (10.74%) User Experience
4 5 (4.13%) Credit Risk
4 5 (4.13%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.48%) NHS
6 2 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.65%) Social Network
7 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.83%) PACS
7 1 (0.83%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (61.16%) Analytics
2 56 (46.28%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (38.84%) Data Analysis
4 44 (36.36%) Data Science
5 40 (33.06%) Visualisation
6 32 (26.45%) Machine Learning
7 31 (25.62%) Statistical Modelling
8 28 (23.14%) Data Visualisation
9 27 (22.31%) Decision-Making
10 25 (20.66%) Mathematics
11 24 (19.83%) ETL
12 22 (18.18%) Statistics
13 19 (15.70%) Data Analytics
13 19 (15.70%) Data Modelling
14 18 (14.88%) Data Governance
15 17 (14.05%) Actionable Insight
16 16 (13.22%) CRM
17 15 (12.40%) Data Architecture
17 15 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (11.57%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 86 (71.07%) SQL
2 73 (60.33%) Python
3 53 (43.80%) R
4 18 (14.88%) MATLAB
5 13 (10.74%) C
6 6 (4.96%) Java
6 6 (4.96%) VBA
7 5 (4.13%) Scala
8 4 (3.31%) VB
9 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.65%) Julia
11 1 (0.83%) C++
11 1 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.83%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 38 (31.40%) Degree
2 8 (6.61%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (2.48%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.65%) PhD
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.83%) MCSA
5 1 (0.83%) MCSE
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) GLP
1 6 (4.96%) GMP
2 5 (4.13%) IFRS
2 5 (4.13%) IFRS 9
3 4 (3.31%) GDPR
4 3 (2.48%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.65%) PMO
6 1 (0.83%) DICOM
6 1 (0.83%) SLA
Vendors
1 33 (27.27%) Tableau
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle
3 11 (9.09%) SAP
4 10 (8.26%) Google
5 9 (7.44%) IBM
5 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.79%) Cognos
6 7 (5.79%) Minitab
7 5 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.31%) Alteryx
9 3 (2.48%) Adobe
9 3 (2.48%) Alterian
9 3 (2.48%) Snowplow
10 2 (1.65%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.65%) Informatica
10 2 (1.65%) Teradata
11 1 (0.83%) Coremetrics
11 1 (0.83%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.83%) Omniture