Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistical Computing (Computational Statistics)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1097 1150 1206
Rank change year-on-year +53 +56 +74
Permanent jobs citing Statistical Computing 4 36 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.021% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.003% 0.023% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 3
UK median annual salary £45,500 £115,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -60.43% +43.75% +56.10%
10th Percentile £34,125 £67,500 £45,500
90th Percentile £71,875 £132,500 £84,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £115,000 -
% change year-on-year -66.52% - -

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 131,420 154,729 162,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.18% 91.82% 92.29%
Number of salaries quoted 103,282 123,226 129,146
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 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 +35 3 £38,500 -66.52%
UK excluding London +31 3 £38,500 -66.52%
Midlands - 2 £37,250 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,250 -
London +66 1 £75,000 -34.78%
Scotland 0 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) R
2 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) SAS
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Physics
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (50.00%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Vision
4 1 (25.00%) Keras
4 1 (25.00%) Reinforcement Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Data Science
4 1 (25.00%) Dialogue System
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) scikit-learn
4 1 (25.00%) TensorFlow
4 1 (25.00%) Fintech
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning

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 2 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Keras
1 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (25.00%) scikit-learn
1 1 (25.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Vision
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Science
3 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Dialogue System
3 1 (25.00%) Fintech
3 1 (25.00%) Reinforcement Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) R
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Actionable Recommendations