Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Statistical Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Statistical Analysis over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistical Analysis
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 757 814 801
Rank change year-on-year +57 -13 +76
Permanent jobs citing Statistical Analysis 477 418 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 380 358 388
UK median annual salary £47,750 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.53% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,513 £25,675
90th Percentile £85,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%

Statistical Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161950 169183 194286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.41% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127926 140515 160119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,800 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Statistical Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Statistical Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Analysis in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis.

Salary trend for Statistical Analysis in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Statistical Analysis in the UK

Statistical Analysis
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +81 449 £47,500 - 28
London -7 238 £55,000 -15.38% 17
UK excluding London +118 231 £40,000 +6.67% 11
South East +84 84 £40,000 - 6
Midlands +53 41 £30,000 -16.08% 2
North of England +3 40 £46,500 +32.86% 2
East of England +21 28 £35,614 +1.75% 1
East Midlands +44 21 £29,000 -35.56%
Scotland - 20 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +25 19 £47,750 +31.72%
West Midlands +23 19 £42,500 +41.67% 2
North West -34 19 £55,000 +61.76% 2
South West +29 17 £39,991 +55.43%
North East - 2 £22,500 -
Wales +18 1 £49,700 +28.26%

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Statistical Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Statistical Analysis.

1 213 (44.65%) Python
2 200 (41.93%) SQL
3 198 (41.51%) Analytics
4 187 (39.20%) Degree
5 172 (36.06%) R
6 155 (32.49%) Machine Learning
7 147 (30.82%) Finance
8 139 (29.14%) Mathematics
9 126 (26.42%) Statistics
10 123 (25.79%) Analytical Skills
11 115 (24.11%) Visualisation
12 107 (22.43%) Data Analysis
13 105 (22.01%) Marketing
14 104 (21.80%) Business Intelligence
15 101 (21.17%) Computer Science
16 99 (20.75%) Big Data
17 95 (19.92%) SAS
18 80 (16.77%) Algorithms
19 79 (16.56%) Hadoop
20 73 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
21 70 (14.68%) Microsoft Excel
22 69 (14.47%) Apache Spark
23 64 (13.42%) Data Mining
23 64 (13.42%) Data Analytics
24 61 (12.79%) Data Visualisation
25 60 (12.58%) SPSS
26 59 (12.37%) MATLAB
26 59 (12.37%) PhD
27 58 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
28 56 (11.74%) Java

Statistical Analysis
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 95 (19.92%) SAS
2 69 (14.47%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.47%) Apache
4 7 (1.47%) Apache Pig
4 7 (1.47%) IPython
5 6 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.05%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
Applications
1 70 (14.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (12.58%) SPSS
3 27 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (4.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (3.14%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.47%) MS Visio
7 6 (1.26%) Stata
8 4 (0.84%) CPLEX
8 4 (0.84%) Mathematica
9 3 (0.63%) SPSS Modeler
10 2 (0.42%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.42%) Weka
11 1 (0.21%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.21%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.21%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.21%) FastStats
3 1 (0.21%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.77%) Google Analytics
4 15 (3.14%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (1.47%) AdWords
5 7 (1.47%) SaaS
6 6 (1.26%) GitHub
7 4 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.89%) Internet
2 6 (1.26%) FTP
3 4 (0.84%) DNS
3 4 (0.84%) RFID
3 4 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (0.84%) Wireless
3 4 (0.84%) ZigBee
4 3 (0.63%) SMS
5 2 (0.42%) ATM
5 2 (0.42%) DSL
5 2 (0.42%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.42%) GLBP
5 2 (0.42%) HSRP
5 2 (0.42%) ISDN
5 2 (0.42%) LAN
5 2 (0.42%) MPLS
5 2 (0.42%) VRRP
6 1 (0.21%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (20.75%) Big Data
2 79 (16.56%) Hadoop
3 64 (13.42%) Data Mining
4 58 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (9.64%) NoSQL
6 41 (8.60%) Apache Hive
6 41 (8.60%) SQL Server
7 29 (6.08%) MongoDB
8 26 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (5.24%) QlikView
9 25 (5.24%) Relational Database
10 21 (4.40%) MySQL
11 20 (4.19%) Text Mining
12 18 (3.77%) Power BI
13 16 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (2.73%) Impala
15 12 (2.52%) Spotfire
16 8 (1.68%) GIS
16 8 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.84%) Selenium
1 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.42%) RStudio
4 1 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA
4 1 (0.21%) Subversion
4 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 147 (30.82%) Finance
2 105 (22.01%) Marketing
3 55 (11.53%) Retail
4 34 (7.13%) Legal
5 28 (5.87%) Law
6 16 (3.35%) Games
7 15 (3.14%) Banking
7 15 (3.14%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.73%) Electronics
9 9 (1.89%) Front Office
10 8 (1.68%) German Language
11 7 (1.47%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.05%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.84%) Advertising
14 3 (0.63%) Billing
14 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.42%) Back Office
15 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 138 (28.93%) Analyst
2 118 (24.74%) Data Scientist
3 46 (9.64%) Data Analyst
4 39 (8.18%) Developer
5 21 (4.40%) SQL Analyst
6 20 (4.19%) Data Manager
6 20 (4.19%) Insight Analyst
7 19 (3.98%) Report Analyst
8 18 (3.77%) Financial Analyst
9 17 (3.56%) Data Engineer
9 17 (3.56%) User Experience Researcher
10 16 (3.35%) Senior Developer
11 14 (2.94%) Python Developer
12 13 (2.73%) Finance Systems Analyst
12 13 (2.73%) Senior Python Developer
12 13 (2.73%) SQL Data Analyst
12 13 (2.73%) Systems Analyst
12 13 (2.73%) Team Leader
13 12 (2.52%) Credit Analyst
13 12 (2.52%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.55%) Natural Language Processing
2 31 (6.50%) Pandas
3 30 (6.29%) NumPy
4 29 (6.08%) HTML
5 18 (3.77%) SciPy
6 15 (3.14%) scikit-learn
7 14 (2.94%) Web Services
8 12 (2.52%) CSS
8 12 (2.52%) REST
9 11 (2.31%) Flask
10 10 (2.10%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.10%) Node.js
11 9 (1.89%) HTML5
11 9 (1.89%) Seaborn
12 8 (1.68%) .NET
12 8 (1.68%) XML
13 7 (1.47%) D3.js
13 7 (1.47%) Kafka
13 7 (1.47%) MLlib
13 7 (1.47%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 123 (25.79%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (21.17%) Computer Science
3 80 (16.77%) Algorithms
4 40 (8.39%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.40%) User Experience
6 18 (3.77%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (2.52%) Social Media
9 10 (2.10%) Tandem
10 9 (1.89%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.05%) BBC
11 5 (1.05%) FMCG
11 5 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.05%) Internet of Things
11 5 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.84%) Fintech
12 4 (0.84%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.84%) Machine to Machine
12 4 (0.84%) Raspberry Pi
12 4 (0.84%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.71%) Linux
2 15 (3.14%) Unix
2 15 (3.14%) Windows
3 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
3 4 (0.84%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.84%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (41.51%) Analytics
2 155 (32.49%) Machine Learning
3 139 (29.14%) Mathematics
4 126 (26.42%) Statistics
5 115 (24.11%) Visualisation
6 107 (22.43%) Data Analysis
7 104 (21.80%) Business Intelligence
8 73 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (13.42%) Data Analytics
10 61 (12.79%) Data Visualisation
11 51 (10.69%) ETL
12 49 (10.27%) Data Management
13 47 (9.85%) Validation
14 46 (9.64%) Data Modelling
14 46 (9.64%) Statistical Modelling
15 44 (9.22%) Physics
15 44 (9.22%) Predictive Modelling
16 34 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (6.71%) Artificial Intelligence
17 32 (6.71%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 213 (44.65%) Python
2 200 (41.93%) SQL
3 172 (36.06%) R
4 59 (12.37%) MATLAB
5 56 (11.74%) Java
6 43 (9.01%) C++
7 38 (7.97%) C
8 37 (7.76%) JavaScript
9 35 (7.34%) C#
10 32 (6.71%) VBA
11 30 (6.29%) Scala
12 15 (3.14%) Perl
13 8 (1.68%) Julia
14 7 (1.47%) VB
15 4 (0.84%) Fortran
15 4 (0.84%) PHP
15 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.42%) Ruby
16 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.21%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 187 (39.20%) Degree
2 59 (12.37%) PhD
3 33 (6.92%) Master's Degree
4 29 (6.08%) Security Cleared
5 25 (5.24%) Numerate Degree
6 20 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (4.19%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.35%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.47%) CISSP
9 6 (1.26%) CISA
9 6 (1.26%) CISM
9 6 (1.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 6 (1.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 6 (1.26%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 3 (0.63%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.21%) HND
11 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.21%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.21%) SSCP
11 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (4.82%) Data Quality
3 20 (4.19%) GDPR
4 11 (2.31%) COBIT
4 11 (2.31%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.68%) SLA
6 7 (1.47%) QA
7 5 (1.05%) PMO
8 4 (0.84%) GCP
9 3 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.63%) Def Stans
9 3 (0.63%) GLP
9 3 (0.63%) GMP
9 3 (0.63%) GxP
9 3 (0.63%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.47%) Kibana
2 5 (1.05%) Oozie
3 1 (0.21%) Control-M
3 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (11.32%) Tableau
2 50 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 37 (7.76%) Google
4 19 (3.98%) Oracle
5 13 (2.73%) SAP
6 12 (2.52%) CA
6 12 (2.52%) Minitab
7 10 (2.10%) Twitter
8 8 (1.68%) Adobe
8 8 (1.68%) Cloudera
9 7 (1.47%) Hortonworks
9 7 (1.47%) Teradata
10 6 (1.26%) MapR
10 6 (1.26%) Remedy
10 6 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.26%) VMware
11 4 (0.84%) LANDesk
11 4 (0.84%) Sigfox
11 4 (0.84%) Splunk
12 3 (0.63%) Cisco