Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Statistical Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Statistical Computing over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistical Computing (Computational Statistics)
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1069 1197 1197
Rank change year-on-year +128 0 +90
Permanent jobs citing Statistical Computing 56 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.002% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 52 3 12
UK median annual salary £115,000 £40,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +187.50% -46.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £67,500 £37,500 £49,000
90th Percentile £132,500 £42,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -20.00% -20.00%

Statistical Computing 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 144,874 163,724 169,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.60% 91.89% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 114,516 130,082 140,302
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

Statistical Computing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Computing in the UK

Statistical Computing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Statistical Computing in the UK

Statistical Computing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Statistical Computing over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Statistical Computing in the UK

Statistical Computing
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistical Computing within the UK over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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 +133 56 £115,000 +187.50% 2
London - 56 £115,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Statistical Computing 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 Statistical Computing.

1 56 (100.00%) Statistics
1 56 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 55 (98.21%) Python
3 49 (87.50%) Artificial Intelligence
3 49 (87.50%) Neural Network
3 49 (87.50%) Deep Learning
3 49 (87.50%) Reinforcement Learning
4 48 (85.71%) Probabilistic Modelling
4 48 (85.71%) Quantitative Research
4 48 (85.71%) Markov Model
4 48 (85.71%) Bayesian Methods
4 48 (85.71%) Signal Processing
4 48 (85.71%) Natural Language Processing
4 48 (85.71%) Econometrics
5 42 (75.00%) Finance
6 32 (57.14%) PhD
7 25 (44.64%) Hedge funds
8 24 (42.86%) Mathematics
9 16 (28.57%) Time Series Forecasting
9 16 (28.57%) Mathematical Modelling
10 8 (14.29%) Analytics
10 8 (14.29%) R
10 8 (14.29%) Hadoop
10 8 (14.29%) SQL
11 7 (12.50%) SAS
11 7 (12.50%) SPSS
11 7 (12.50%) MATLAB
11 7 (12.50%) Degree
11 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
11 7 (12.50%) Big Data

Statistical Computing
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 7 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 7 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) SPSS
2 6 (10.71%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 7 (12.50%) Big Data
3 6 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (10.71%) Data Mining
General
1 42 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Billing
2 6 (10.71%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (85.71%) Machine Learning Researcher
2 17 (30.36%) Quantitative Researcher
3 15 (26.79%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 15 (26.79%) Research Scientist
4 8 (14.29%) Data Scientist
5 6 (10.71%) Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Data Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (85.71%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (10.71%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Drill
3 1 (1.79%) D3.js
3 1 (1.79%) Keras
3 1 (1.79%) scikit-learn
3 1 (1.79%) Seaborn
3 1 (1.79%) TensorFlow
3 1 (1.79%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 25 (44.64%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Grid Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 56 (100.00%) Statistics
2 49 (87.50%) Artificial Intelligence
2 49 (87.50%) Deep Learning
2 49 (87.50%) Neural Network
2 49 (87.50%) Reinforcement Learning
3 48 (85.71%) Bayesian Methods
3 48 (85.71%) Econometrics
3 48 (85.71%) Markov Model
3 48 (85.71%) Probabilistic Modelling
3 48 (85.71%) Quantitative Research
3 48 (85.71%) Signal Processing
4 24 (42.86%) Mathematics
5 16 (28.57%) Mathematical Modelling
5 16 (28.57%) Time Series Forecasting
6 8 (14.29%) Analytics
7 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 6 (10.71%) Business Development
8 6 (10.71%) Data Analytics
8 6 (10.71%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 55 (98.21%) Python
2 8 (14.29%) R
2 8 (14.29%) SQL
3 7 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.71%) Bourne shell
4 6 (10.71%) CQL
4 6 (10.71%) C-shell
4 6 (10.71%) Korn
4 6 (10.71%) PHP
4 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (57.14%) PhD
2 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) MapR
1 1 (1.79%) Tableau