Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 933 739 962
Rank change year-on-year -194 +223 -16
Permanent jobs citing SPSS 62 53 154
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Applications category 0.74% 1.11% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 41 120
10th Percentile £30,927 £29,250 £22,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £32,750 £32,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £37,500 £43,250
Median % change year-on-year +46.67% -13.29% -1.14%
75th Percentile £62,250 £55,000 £52,813
90th Percentile £89,250 £65,000 £76,300
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £37,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +53.33% -9.64% +18.57%

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 8,421 4,759 11,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.46% 6.90% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5,318 3,710 9,231
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +2.67%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,100 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,200 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.53% +7.14% -

SPSS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SPSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SPSS.

Salary trend for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SPSS over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Top 9 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 29 July 2021. 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 -167 56 £55,000 +46.67% 17
London -115 33 £55,000 - 11
UK excluding London -122 21 £57,500 +53.33% 6
East of England -24 11 £60,000 +41.18%
Work from Home -240 7 £140,000 +86.67% 2
North of England -67 5 £34,125 +9.20% 2
South East -90 5 £55,000 +46.67% 3
North West -57 3 £33,249 +6.40%
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 34 (54.84%) SAS
2 32 (51.61%) Analytics
3 29 (46.77%) SQL
4 26 (41.94%) Tableau
5 25 (40.32%) Mathematics
6 24 (38.71%) Degree
6 24 (38.71%) Microsoft Excel
6 24 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (37.10%) R
8 19 (30.65%) Statistics
9 18 (29.03%) Big Data
10 17 (27.42%) Visualisation
10 17 (27.42%) SAP
11 14 (22.58%) Management Information System
11 14 (22.58%) Data Visualisation
11 14 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (20.97%) Data Science
12 13 (20.97%) Python
12 13 (20.97%) VBA
12 13 (20.97%) Google
13 12 (19.35%) Marketing
13 12 (19.35%) Finance
13 12 (19.35%) Social Skills
14 11 (17.74%) Decision-Making
14 11 (17.74%) Advertising
15 10 (16.13%) Data Strategy
15 10 (16.13%) Post-Campaign Analysis
15 10 (16.13%) Collaborative Working
15 10 (16.13%) Snowflake
15 10 (16.13%) Alteryx

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 34 (54.84%) SAS
2 3 (4.84%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (38.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (9.68%) Stata
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.61%) EViews
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) IBM Planning Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Snowflake
2 9 (14.52%) GCP
3 6 (9.68%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.23%) AWS
4 2 (3.23%) Azure
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (3.23%) SurveyMonkey
5 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (41.94%) Tableau
2 18 (29.03%) Big Data
3 9 (14.52%) BigQuery
4 6 (9.68%) Power BI
5 5 (8.06%) Base SAS
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.45%) Data Mining
7 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.84%) OLAP
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (4.84%) QlikView
8 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.23%) DataStage
8 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.23%) Spotfire
8 2 (3.23%) Text Mining
9 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
General
1 24 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 12 (19.35%) Marketing
2 12 (19.35%) Social Skills
3 11 (17.74%) Advertising
4 9 (14.52%) Games
4 9 (14.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (14.52%) Publishing
5 8 (12.90%) Social Science
6 4 (6.45%) Brand Awareness
6 4 (6.45%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
8 2 (3.23%) Law
8 2 (3.23%) Retail
9 1 (1.61%) Back Office
9 1 (1.61%) Banking
9 1 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Data Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Data Scientist
5 5 (8.06%) Programmer
5 5 (8.06%) Statistical Programmer
6 4 (6.45%) Insight Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Lean Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Six Sigma Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Business Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Data Insight Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Insight Data Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Insight Executive
8 2 (3.23%) Marketing Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) OLE
2 1 (1.61%) D3.js
2 1 (1.61%) Shiny
2 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.45%) Credit Risk
2 4 (6.45%) FMCG
2 4 (6.45%) Life Science
3 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.61%) BYOD
5 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) Analytics
2 25 (40.32%) Mathematics
3 19 (30.65%) Statistics
4 17 (27.42%) Visualisation
5 14 (22.58%) Data Visualisation
5 14 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (20.97%) Data Science
7 11 (17.74%) Decision-Making
8 10 (16.13%) Campaign Analysis
8 10 (16.13%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (16.13%) Data Strategy
8 10 (16.13%) Post-Campaign Analysis
9 9 (14.52%) Data Analysis
9 9 (14.52%) Data Pipeline
9 9 (14.52%) Logistics
10 8 (12.90%) B2B
10 8 (12.90%) Data Analytics
10 8 (12.90%) Statistical Analysis
11 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) SQL
2 23 (37.10%) R
3 13 (20.97%) Python
3 13 (20.97%) VBA
4 4 (6.45%) C
4 4 (6.45%) C++
5 3 (4.84%) C#
5 3 (4.84%) Java
5 3 (4.84%) Perl
6 2 (3.23%) F#
6 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.23%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) Scala
7 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) Master's Degree
2 4 (6.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (6.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 4 (6.45%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.61%) HNC
3 1 (1.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) CDISC
2 3 (4.84%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.61%) GDPR
3 1 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) SAP
2 13 (20.97%) Google
3 10 (16.13%) Alteryx
4 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.06%) Cognos
6 4 (6.45%) App Annie
6 4 (6.45%) Minitab
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle
7 3 (4.84%) Hyperion
7 3 (4.84%) IBM
7 3 (4.84%) Saba
8 2 (3.23%) Askia
8 2 (3.23%) Cloudera
8 2 (3.23%) Databricks
8 2 (3.23%) Informatica
8 2 (3.23%) Qualtrics
8 2 (3.23%) Trillium