Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 313 360
Rank change year-on-year -15 +47 +15
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1777 1933 1945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 1.02% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.14% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1558 1485
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Statistics 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 161952 169683 193148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127936 140934 159138
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 £79,350 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in the UK

Statistics
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Statistics in the UK

Statistics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Statistics in the UK

Statistics
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 -1 1685 £52,500 +15.38% 160
UK excluding London +9 936 £42,500 +6.25% 92
London -19 833 £60,000 +4.35% 73
South East -42 271 £45,000 +12.50% 26
East of England +134 225 £52,500 - 27
North of England -26 162 £40,000 - 19
Midlands +17 118 £35,000 +14.75% 9
North West -51 97 £43,750 +9.38% 16
West Midlands +19 87 £39,000 +30.00% 4
South West +10 74 £42,500 +51.79% 6
Scotland +34 62 £50,000 +11.73% 3
Yorkshire +26 58 £37,500 - 2
East Midlands +28 30 £32,500 -16.13% 5
Wales -76 12 £32,000 -24.71% 1
Northern Ireland - 10 - - 1
North East +10 7 £36,000 -19.53% 1
Isle of Man - 5 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 745 (41.92%) Mathematics
2 729 (41.02%) SQL
3 693 (39.00%) Python
4 617 (34.72%) Degree
5 567 (31.91%) Analytics
6 548 (30.84%) Computer Science
7 547 (30.78%) Finance
8 525 (29.54%) Machine Learning
9 427 (24.03%) R
10 366 (20.60%) Analytical Skills
11 315 (17.73%) Algorithms
12 280 (15.76%) Big Data
13 273 (15.36%) PhD
14 265 (14.91%) Visualisation
15 263 (14.80%) SAS
16 256 (14.41%) Physics
17 252 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
18 247 (13.90%) Microsoft
19 245 (13.79%) Java
20 232 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
21 231 (13.00%) SQL Server
22 220 (12.38%) Data Analysis
23 209 (11.76%) MATLAB
24 208 (11.71%) Marketing
25 207 (11.65%) Apache Spark
26 206 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
27 204 (11.48%) Hadoop
28 199 (11.20%) Data Visualisation
29 184 (10.35%) Windows
30 182 (10.24%) Economics

Statistics
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
1 263 (14.80%) SAS
2 207 (11.65%) Apache Spark
3 44 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 41 (2.31%) Apache
5 28 (1.58%) Apache Pig
5 28 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (1.18%) MS Exchange
7 19 (1.07%) Skype for Business
8 17 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (0.56%) nginx
10 9 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.51%) Jupyter
11 7 (0.39%) NetWeaver
12 6 (0.34%) Smallworld
13 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.28%) WordPress
14 4 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 206 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 108 (6.08%) Microsoft Office
3 101 (5.68%) SPSS
4 85 (4.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.62%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.56%) Stata
8 9 (0.51%) Mathematica
9 7 (0.39%) SPSS Modeler
10 6 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.34%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.34%) S-PLUS
11 4 (0.23%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.23%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.23%) Maple
11 4 (0.23%) Weka
12 3 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
14 1 (0.056%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 12 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (0.68%) Magento
2 7 (0.39%) SAP GRC
3 6 (0.34%) Eikon
4 5 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.17%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.17%) Sage 500
5 3 (0.17%) Sage X3
5 3 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.11%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.11%) FastStats
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle AML
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.056%) Capstone
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 128 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (3.04%) Google Analytics
4 47 (2.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 28 (1.58%) Mimecast
6 26 (1.46%) Office 365
7 15 (0.84%) SaaS
8 13 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
8 13 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.56%) GitHub
10 9 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
10 9 (0.51%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.45%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.23%) IaaS
13 3 (0.17%) AdWords
13 3 (0.17%) Heroku
13 3 (0.17%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.88%) Firewall
2 68 (3.83%) WAN
3 65 (3.66%) LAN
4 44 (2.48%) Network Security
5 35 (1.97%) VPN
6 31 (1.74%) Intranet
6 31 (1.74%) Unified Communications
7 29 (1.63%) SSL
7 29 (1.63%) Wireless
8 28 (1.58%) Internet
9 27 (1.52%) FTP
10 26 (1.46%) DWDM
11 25 (1.41%) MPLS
11 25 (1.41%) VoIP
12 22 (1.24%) SMS
13 18 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (1.01%) DNS
14 16 (0.90%) BGP
14 16 (0.90%) OSPF
15 14 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (15.76%) Big Data
2 231 (13.00%) SQL Server
3 204 (11.48%) Hadoop
4 152 (8.55%) Data Mining
5 136 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
6 96 (5.40%) Apache Hive
6 96 (5.40%) Relational Database
7 81 (4.56%) NoSQL
8 75 (4.22%) MongoDB
9 69 (3.88%) MySQL
10 65 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
11 63 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 61 (3.43%) Amazon Redshift
13 51 (2.87%) Power BI
14 50 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 45 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
16 44 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
17 40 (2.25%) QlikView
18 34 (1.91%) Spotfire
19 30 (1.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 50 (2.81%) Git (software)
2 32 (1.80%) JIRA
3 17 (0.96%) NUnit
4 16 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
5 15 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.73%) Cucumber
8 12 (0.68%) Selenium
9 11 (0.62%) HP UFT
9 11 (0.62%) SpecFlow
9 11 (0.62%) TestRail
9 11 (0.62%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.39%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.39%) Subversion
11 6 (0.34%) Toad
12 4 (0.23%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.17%) CircleCI
13 3 (0.17%) JUnit
13 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 547 (30.78%) Finance
2 208 (11.71%) Marketing
3 138 (7.77%) Retail
4 86 (4.84%) Banking
5 63 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 51 (2.87%) Law
7 48 (2.70%) Games
8 44 (2.48%) Advertising
9 38 (2.14%) Legal
10 23 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 16 (0.90%) Front Office
13 15 (0.84%) Automotive
14 13 (0.73%) Back Office
15 12 (0.68%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.62%) Electronics
17 10 (0.56%) French Language
18 9 (0.51%) Billing
19 8 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
20 7 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 370 (20.82%) Data Scientist
2 365 (20.54%) Analyst
3 213 (11.99%) Developer
4 132 (7.43%) Data Analyst
5 75 (4.22%) Senior Data Scientist
6 64 (3.60%) DBA
7 55 (3.10%) Service Manager
8 54 (3.04%) Administrator
9 53 (2.98%) Consultant
9 53 (2.98%) Graduate
9 53 (2.98%) Junior
10 50 (2.81%) SQL DBA
11 48 (2.70%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 48 (2.70%) Network Engineer
12 45 (2.53%) Software Engineer
13 42 (2.36%) Team Leader
14 37 (2.08%) Insight Analyst
14 37 (2.08%) Machine Learning Researcher
15 33 (1.86%) Architect
15 33 (1.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (5.63%) Natural Language Processing
2 95 (5.35%) .NET
3 93 (5.23%) HTML
4 80 (4.50%) CSS
5 65 (3.66%) TensorFlow
6 56 (3.15%) NumPy
7 55 (3.10%) scikit-learn
8 52 (2.93%) Web Services
9 43 (2.42%) jQuery
10 41 (2.31%) HTML5
11 38 (2.14%) Pandas
12 37 (2.08%) ASP.NET
13 36 (2.03%) AngularJS
13 36 (2.03%) WPF
14 34 (1.91%) XML
15 32 (1.80%) SciPy
16 29 (1.63%) D3.js
17 25 (1.41%) Kafka
18 21 (1.18%) CSS3
19 20 (1.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 548 (30.84%) Computer Science
2 366 (20.60%) Analytical Skills
3 315 (17.73%) Algorithms
4 85 (4.78%) Data Centre
5 75 (4.22%) Management Information System
6 55 (3.10%) User Experience
7 49 (2.76%) Fintech
8 36 (2.03%) Data Structures
8 36 (2.03%) Replication
9 30 (1.69%) Credit Risk
10 28 (1.58%) e-Learning
10 28 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
11 27 (1.52%) Life Science
11 27 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
12 25 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
13 24 (1.35%) Social Media
14 21 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (1.07%) Hedge funds
16 18 (1.01%) Reinsurance
17 16 (0.90%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 184 (10.35%) Windows
2 121 (6.81%) Linux
3 82 (4.61%) Unix
4 73 (4.11%) Windows Server
5 39 (2.19%) Windows 7
6 38 (2.14%) Android
7 29 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 26 (1.46%) Windows 10
9 22 (1.24%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.28%) CentOS
12 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.11%) Debian
15 1 (0.056%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.056%) VME
15 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (41.92%) Mathematics
2 567 (31.91%) Analytics
3 525 (29.54%) Machine Learning
4 265 (14.91%) Visualisation
5 256 (14.41%) Physics
6 252 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
7 232 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
8 220 (12.38%) Data Analysis
9 199 (11.20%) Data Visualisation
10 182 (10.24%) Economics
11 147 (8.27%) Data Analytics
12 141 (7.93%) Service Delivery
12 141 (7.93%) Software Engineering
13 140 (7.88%) Data Modelling
14 130 (7.32%) Bayesian Methods
15 128 (7.20%) Deep Learning
16 125 (7.03%) Statistical Analysis
17 124 (6.98%) Mentoring
18 119 (6.70%) Neural Network
19 112 (6.30%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 729 (41.02%) SQL
2 693 (39.00%) Python
3 427 (24.03%) R
4 245 (13.79%) Java
5 209 (11.76%) MATLAB
6 181 (10.19%) C++
7 138 (7.77%) C#
8 136 (7.65%) JavaScript
9 102 (5.74%) Scala
10 80 (4.50%) C
10 80 (4.50%) Julia
11 72 (4.05%) T-SQL
12 66 (3.71%) VBA
13 65 (3.66%) PowerShell
14 31 (1.74%) Perl
14 31 (1.74%) PHP
15 27 (1.52%) VB
16 22 (1.24%) PL/SQL
17 19 (1.07%) RPG
18 15 (0.84%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 617 (34.72%) Degree
2 273 (15.36%) PhD
3 114 (6.42%) Numerate Degree
4 82 (4.61%) Master's Degree
5 74 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 58 (3.26%) CCNP
8 47 (2.64%) ISEB
9 33 (1.86%) CCIE
10 31 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (1.58%) ISTQB
12 27 (1.52%) MCSE
13 23 (1.29%) CCNA
14 22 (1.24%) Security Cleared
15 17 (0.96%) Postgraduate
16 13 (0.73%) MCSA
17 11 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 10 (0.56%) SC Cleared
19 9 (0.51%) AWS Certification
20 8 (0.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (6.19%) SLA
2 80 (4.50%) Data Quality
3 62 (3.49%) QA
4 11 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
7 7 (0.39%) GCP
7 7 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.34%) GMP
8 6 (0.34%) NEBOSH
9 4 (0.23%) PMO
10 3 (0.17%) COSHH
10 3 (0.17%) FATCA
10 3 (0.17%) GLP
10 3 (0.17%) GxP
10 3 (0.17%) IFRS
10 3 (0.17%) IFRS 9
10 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 102 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.69%) Docker
3 23 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.79%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.39%) HDFS
7 7 (0.39%) Varnish
8 4 (0.23%) vSphere
9 1 (0.056%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.056%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.056%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.056%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.056%) XenApp
9 1 (0.056%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (0.90%) Ansible
2 14 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.62%) Kubernetes
4 9 (0.51%) SCCM
5 8 (0.45%) Puppet
5 8 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.34%) Cacti
7 6 (0.34%) Oozie
7 6 (0.34%) SmokePing
8 5 (0.28%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.23%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.23%) Perfmon
9 4 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.17%) Kibana
11 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.11%) Netcool
11 2 (0.11%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 247 (13.90%) Microsoft
2 162 (9.12%) Tableau
3 110 (6.19%) Google
4 102 (5.74%) Oracle
5 97 (5.46%) Cisco
6 51 (2.87%) CheckPoint
7 47 (2.64%) HP
8 46 (2.59%) VMware
9 39 (2.19%) Palo Alto
10 37 (2.08%) Cadence
11 35 (1.97%) SolarWinds
12 32 (1.80%) IBM
12 32 (1.80%) SAP
13 31 (1.74%) Juniper
14 30 (1.69%) Adobe
14 30 (1.69%) iManage
15 24 (1.35%) Citrix
16 21 (1.18%) Alteryx
16 21 (1.18%) F5
17 20 (1.13%) Twitter