Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistical Computing (Computational Statistics)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1068 1173 1187
Rank change year-on-year +105 +14 +122
Permanent jobs citing Statistical Computing 39 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.028% 0.005% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 12
UK median annual salary £115,000 £80,000 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% +16.36% +7.84%
10th Percentile £97,500 £37,500 £49,000
90th Percentile £132,500 £130,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -23.81% -22.22%

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 137,171 160,827 160,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.83% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 108,142 130,549 132,251
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 +121 39 £115,000 +43.75%
London +99 39 £115,000 -4.17%

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 39 (100.00%) Statistics
1 39 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 38 (97.44%) Python
3 33 (84.62%) Finance
3 33 (84.62%) Econometrics
3 33 (84.62%) Artificial Intelligence
3 33 (84.62%) Neural Network
3 33 (84.62%) Signal Processing
3 33 (84.62%) Deep Learning
3 33 (84.62%) Bayesian Methods
3 33 (84.62%) Natural Language Processing
3 33 (84.62%) Probabilistic Modelling
3 33 (84.62%) Reinforcement Learning
3 33 (84.62%) Quantitative Research
3 33 (84.62%) Markov Model
4 23 (58.97%) Mathematics
5 17 (43.59%) Hedge funds
5 17 (43.59%) PhD
6 16 (41.03%) Mathematical Modelling
6 16 (41.03%) Time Series Forecasting
7 6 (15.38%) Analytics
7 6 (15.38%) CQL
7 6 (15.38%) Business Forecasting
7 6 (15.38%) Apache Spark
7 6 (15.38%) Big Data
7 6 (15.38%) Statistical Modelling
7 6 (15.38%) Data Analytics
7 6 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (15.38%) Data Mining
7 6 (15.38%) SAS

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 6 (15.38%) Apache Spark
1 6 (15.38%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) SPSS
1 6 (15.38%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (15.38%) Big Data
1 6 (15.38%) Data Mining
1 6 (15.38%) Hadoop
General
1 33 (84.62%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Billing
2 6 (15.38%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Machine Learning Researcher
2 16 (41.03%) Quantitative Researcher
3 15 (38.46%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 15 (38.46%) Research Scientist
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (84.62%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 39 (100.00%) Statistics
2 33 (84.62%) Artificial Intelligence
2 33 (84.62%) Bayesian Methods
2 33 (84.62%) Deep Learning
2 33 (84.62%) Econometrics
2 33 (84.62%) Markov Model
2 33 (84.62%) Neural Network
2 33 (84.62%) Probabilistic Modelling
2 33 (84.62%) Quantitative Research
2 33 (84.62%) Reinforcement Learning
2 33 (84.62%) Signal Processing
3 23 (58.97%) Mathematics
4 16 (41.03%) Mathematical Modelling
4 16 (41.03%) Time Series Forecasting
5 6 (15.38%) Business Development
5 6 (15.38%) Business Forecasting
5 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 6 (15.38%) Data Analytics
5 6 (15.38%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) Python
2 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 6 (15.38%) Bourne shell
2 6 (15.38%) CQL
2 6 (15.38%) C-shell
2 6 (15.38%) Korn
2 6 (15.38%) MATLAB
2 6 (15.38%) PHP
2 6 (15.38%) R
2 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) PhD
2 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) GDPR