Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Stata skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Stata over the 6 months to 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

StataCorp Stata
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 736 1012 1090
Rank change year-on-year +276 +78 +84
Permanent jobs citing Stata 9 17 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.013% 0.024%
As % of the Applications category 0.24% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 33
Median annual salary £55,000 £40,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.80% -20.59% +2.00%
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £47,797 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.24% -13.10% +10.00%

Stata 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 3,828 10,043 13,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.13% 7.95% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,044 8,021 9,909
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%

Stata
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Stata in the UK

Stata
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Stata in the UK

Stata
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Stata over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Stata in the UK

Stata
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stata within the UK over the 6 months to 15 January 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 +272 9 £55,000 +35.80% 3
London +188 6 £55,000 +46.67% 1
UK excluding London +200 2 £46,250 -3.24% 3
South East +163 1 £55,000 -15.38% 2
North of England +95 1 £37,500 +15.38%
North West +82 1 £37,500 +15.38%

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, IT jobs citing Stata 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 Stata.

1 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (88.89%) Statistical Analysis
2 8 (88.89%) Statistics
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) SPSS
3 7 (77.78%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (66.67%) R
5 2 (22.22%) NHS
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Thought Leadership
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Science
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (11.11%) SAS
6 1 (11.11%) GIS
6 1 (11.11%) Data Security
6 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

Stata
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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) SPSS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Clinical Statistician
1 7 (77.78%) Statistician
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Statistical Analysis
1 8 (88.89%) Statistics
2 7 (77.78%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Science
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) R
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality