Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistical Computing (Computational Statistics)
UK
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 990 800 1112
Rank change year-on-year -190 +312 +61
Permanent jobs citing Statistical Computing 10 2 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.003% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
10th Percentile £44,800 £52,500 £35,650
25th Percentile £50,500 £56,250 £39,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £70,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +33.33% -54.35%
75th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £68,125
90th Percentile £104,000 £83,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £44,250

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 105,933 63,073 132,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.76% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72,165 51,056 105,945
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Statistical Computing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Computing in the UK

Statistical Computing
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Statistical Computing.

Salary trend for Statistical Computing in the UK

Statistical Computing
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Statistical Computing over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Statistical Computing in the UK

Statistical Computing
Top 6 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 1 August 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 -170 10 £60,000 -14.29%
London -124 9 £60,000 -14.29%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Work from Home - 1 £110,000 -
UK excluding London - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 10 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) R
3 7 (70.00%) Statistics
4 6 (60.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 5 (50.00%) Machine Learning
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) Games
5 5 (50.00%) Bayesian Methods
6 4 (40.00%) Reinforcement Learning
6 4 (40.00%) Statistical Learning
6 4 (40.00%) Automated Trading
6 4 (40.00%) Social Skills
6 4 (40.00%) Data Science
6 4 (40.00%) C++
6 4 (40.00%) Validation
6 4 (40.00%) Neural Network
6 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (40.00%) Deep Learning
7 3 (30.00%) Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
8 2 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
8 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 2 (20.00%) Use Case
8 2 (20.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) PhD
8 2 (20.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
9 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineering

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (10.00%) AWS
1 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) Google Play
1 1 (10.00%) Power Platform
1 1 (10.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Power BI
1 1 (10.00%) Tableau
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Games
2 4 (40.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 1 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 4 (40.00%) Qualitative Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Quantitative Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Statistical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modeller
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Modeller
4 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Researcher
4 1 (10.00%) Research Scientist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Statistics
2 6 (60.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 5 (50.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Trading
4 4 (40.00%) Data Science
4 4 (40.00%) Deep Learning
4 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (40.00%) Neural Network
4 4 (40.00%) Reinforcement Learning
4 4 (40.00%) Statistical Learning
4 4 (40.00%) Validation
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
6 2 (20.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Use Case
6 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) R
3 4 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Kotlin
5 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) PhD
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Apple
1 1 (10.00%) Google