Period
to 13 October 2019

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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 351 334 341
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1,215 1,598 1,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.98% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.07% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1,153 1,253
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,771 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £102,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% +9.41% +6.25%

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 126,098 149,968 161,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.15% 91.80% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 99,086 119,377 127,548
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 13 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Statistics in the UK

Statistics
Top 16 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 13 October 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 -18 1,150 £56,750 +3.18% 174
London +13 653 £67,500 +3.85% 79
UK excluding London -47 550 £45,000 -3.23% 106
South East +24 202 £52,500 +5.00% 34
North of England -49 114 £37,500 -6.25% 16
North West -36 74 £37,500 -10.71% 8
East of England +26 70 £41,047 -21.82% 25
South West -14 70 £47,500 -19.15% 6
Midlands -36 43 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Yorkshire -4 38 £40,000 - 5
West Midlands -18 34 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Scotland +3 26 £51,250 -10.87% 5
Wales +12 23 £68,000 +59.44% 6
East Midlands +6 9 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Northern Ireland +1 6 £62,500 +171.74%
North East +12 2 £55,000 +166.71% 3

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, IT jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 550 (45.27%) Python
2 492 (40.49%) Data Science
3 481 (39.59%) Degree
4 480 (39.51%) SQL
5 458 (37.70%) Mathematics
6 434 (35.72%) Machine Learning
7 380 (31.28%) Computer Science
8 362 (29.79%) Analytics
9 322 (26.50%) Finance
10 303 (24.94%) Analytical Skills
11 283 (23.29%) R
12 276 (22.72%) Algorithms
13 246 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
14 222 (18.27%) Microsoft
15 210 (17.28%) Visualisation
16 198 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
17 196 (16.13%) AWS
18 192 (15.80%) Big Data
18 192 (15.80%) PhD
19 186 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
20 180 (14.81%) Azure
21 169 (13.91%) Apache Spark
22 160 (13.17%) Marketing
23 157 (12.92%) Data Analysis
24 153 (12.59%) Artificial Intelligence
25 139 (11.44%) Hadoop
26 136 (11.19%) Deep Learning
27 135 (11.11%) ITIL
28 127 (10.45%) Linux
29 126 (10.37%) SQL Server

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
1 169 (13.91%) Apache Spark
2 108 (8.89%) SAS
3 40 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (2.14%) Jupyter
5 14 (1.15%) Apache Pig
6 13 (1.07%) Apache
7 12 (0.99%) IIS
8 10 (0.82%) Confluence
8 10 (0.82%) MS Exchange
9 9 (0.74%) Apache Solr
9 9 (0.74%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.49%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.33%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.16%) CMS
13 2 (0.16%) Jetty
13 2 (0.16%) nginx
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 96 (7.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (2.14%) SPSS
5 21 (1.73%) Stata
6 10 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.58%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.41%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.33%) CATIA
11 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.16%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.16%) SPSS Modeler
11 2 (0.16%) Weka
12 1 (0.082%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.082%) EViews
12 1 (0.082%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.082%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.082%) FastStats
2 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.082%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.082%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 196 (16.13%) AWS
2 180 (14.81%) Azure
3 75 (6.17%) Power Platform
4 65 (5.35%) GCP
5 49 (4.03%) SaaS
6 44 (3.62%) Office 365
7 29 (2.39%) PaaS
8 23 (1.89%) Google Analytics
9 16 (1.32%) Amazon EKS
10 12 (0.99%) GitHub
11 11 (0.91%) IaaS
12 9 (0.74%) Serverless
13 7 (0.58%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.58%) PowerApps
14 6 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
14 6 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (0.49%) WeChat
15 5 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.95%) WAN
2 34 (2.80%) Firewall
3 33 (2.72%) LAN
3 33 (2.72%) VoIP
4 27 (2.22%) IP Telephony
5 21 (1.73%) SAN
6 19 (1.56%) Network Security
6 19 (1.56%) Wireless
7 15 (1.23%) VPN
8 14 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (1.07%) Intranet
10 12 (0.99%) Skype
11 11 (0.91%) DNS
11 11 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (0.91%) TCP/IP
11 11 (0.91%) WLAN
12 10 (0.82%) Cisco IPT
12 10 (0.82%) DWDM
12 10 (0.82%) Internet
12 10 (0.82%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (15.80%) Big Data
2 139 (11.44%) Hadoop
3 126 (10.37%) SQL Server
4 92 (7.57%) Data Mining
5 87 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
6 73 (6.01%) NoSQL
6 73 (6.01%) Power BI
7 60 (4.94%) Relational Database
8 45 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 41 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
10 40 (3.29%) MySQL
11 35 (2.88%) Apache Hive
12 27 (2.22%) Data Lake
12 27 (2.22%) OLAP
12 27 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
13 25 (2.06%) Amazon Redshift
13 25 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (1.81%) Looker
15 21 (1.73%) MongoDB
16 20 (1.65%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 48 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 31 (2.55%) JIRA
3 21 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (0.74%) Subversion
6 7 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.58%) NUnit
6 7 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (0.49%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.49%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.49%) JUnit
7 6 (0.49%) LabVIEW
7 6 (0.49%) Selenium
8 5 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.33%) Moq
9 4 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.33%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.33%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.25%) Hudson
10 3 (0.25%) MSTest
General
1 322 (26.50%) Finance
2 160 (13.17%) Marketing
3 86 (7.08%) Retail
4 79 (6.50%) Telecoms
5 55 (4.53%) Banking
5 55 (4.53%) Public Sector
6 45 (3.70%) Games
7 34 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 30 (2.47%) Electronics
9 29 (2.39%) Legal
10 21 (1.73%) Law
11 20 (1.65%) Automotive
12 18 (1.48%) Advertising
13 16 (1.32%) Financial Institution
13 16 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.82%) Publishing
15 9 (0.74%) Local Government
16 8 (0.66%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.58%) Billing
17 7 (0.58%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 297 (24.44%) Data Scientist
2 200 (16.46%) Analyst
3 132 (10.86%) Senior Data Scientist
4 114 (9.38%) Developer
5 86 (7.08%) Data Analyst
6 54 (4.44%) Data Engineer
7 40 (3.29%) Junior
7 40 (3.29%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 37 (3.05%) DBA
8 37 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
9 30 (2.47%) .NET Developer
10 29 (2.39%) Administrator
11 28 (2.30%) Data Manager
11 28 (2.30%) IT Director
11 28 (2.30%) Operations Director
12 23 (1.89%) Network Engineer
13 21 (1.73%) Software Engineer
14 20 (1.65%) Architect
14 20 (1.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 20 (1.65%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (8.48%) Natural Language Processing
2 95 (7.82%) TensorFlow
3 78 (6.42%) scikit-learn
4 72 (5.93%) .NET
5 62 (5.10%) Pandas
6 59 (4.86%) Web Services
7 57 (4.69%) NumPy
8 47 (3.87%) HTML
9 41 (3.37%) Node.js
10 36 (2.96%) D3.js
11 33 (2.72%) Keras
12 30 (2.47%) CSS
13 29 (2.39%) SciPy
14 27 (2.22%) REST
15 23 (1.89%) .NET Framework
15 23 (1.89%) JSON
16 20 (1.65%) Kafka
16 20 (1.65%) React
17 19 (1.56%) AngularJS
17 19 (1.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 303 (24.94%) Analytical Skills
2 276 (22.72%) Algorithms
3 119 (9.79%) Management Information System
4 74 (6.09%) Data Structures
5 62 (5.10%) User Experience
6 50 (4.12%) Social Media
7 46 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
8 39 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
9 34 (2.80%) Replication
10 27 (2.22%) Data Centre
10 27 (2.22%) Smartphone
11 26 (2.14%) Digital Media
12 23 (1.89%) Video\Live Streaming
13 22 (1.81%) Mobile App
14 21 (1.73%) Public Cloud
15 19 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
16 18 (1.48%) Credit Risk
17 17 (1.40%) Derivative
18 16 (1.32%) CMDB
18 16 (1.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 127 (10.45%) Linux
2 114 (9.38%) Windows
3 66 (5.43%) Unix
4 39 (3.21%) Android
5 29 (2.39%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 11 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.66%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.58%) Solaris
10 7 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.33%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.33%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (40.49%) Data Science
2 458 (37.70%) Mathematics
3 434 (35.72%) Machine Learning
4 380 (31.28%) Computer Science
5 362 (29.79%) Analytics
6 246 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
7 210 (17.28%) Visualisation
8 198 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
9 186 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
10 157 (12.92%) Data Analysis
11 153 (12.59%) Artificial Intelligence
12 136 (11.19%) Deep Learning
13 135 (11.11%) ITIL
14 126 (10.37%) Decision-Making
15 125 (10.29%) Data Visualisation
16 120 (9.88%) Physics
17 114 (9.38%) Data Analytics
18 112 (9.22%) Software Engineering
19 95 (7.82%) ETL
20 80 (6.58%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 550 (45.27%) Python
2 480 (39.51%) SQL
3 283 (23.29%) R
4 118 (9.71%) Scala
5 115 (9.47%) Java
6 105 (8.64%) C++
7 97 (7.98%) JavaScript
8 84 (6.91%) MATLAB
9 70 (5.76%) C#
10 66 (5.43%) C
11 60 (4.94%) PowerShell
12 31 (2.55%) Bash Shell
13 28 (2.30%) VBA
14 25 (2.06%) Go
15 24 (1.98%) TypeScript
16 18 (1.48%) T-SQL
17 16 (1.32%) PHP
17 16 (1.32%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.74%) Ruby
19 7 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 481 (39.59%) Degree
2 192 (15.80%) PhD
3 82 (6.75%) Master's Degree
4 75 (6.17%) Numerate Degree
5 47 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 40 (3.29%) Security Cleared
7 32 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (2.06%) SC Cleared
9 21 (1.73%) CCNA
9 21 (1.73%) CCNP
10 19 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (1.32%) DV Cleared
12 13 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.82%) MBA
13 10 (0.82%) MCP
14 8 (0.66%) Postgraduate
15 7 (0.58%) CFA
16 6 (0.49%) ISTQB
17 5 (0.41%) MCSE
18 3 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.51%) SLA
2 55 (4.53%) QA
3 26 (2.14%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.91%) GDPR
5 7 (0.58%) PMO
6 5 (0.41%) IFRS
6 5 (0.41%) IFRS 9
6 5 (0.41%) ISO 26262
7 4 (0.33%) CDISC
8 3 (0.25%) NEBOSH
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.082%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.082%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.082%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.082%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.082%) NIST
10 1 (0.082%) Solvency II
System Software
1 84 (6.91%) Docker
2 61 (5.02%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.40%) HDFS
4 12 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.33%) Firmware
7 4 (0.33%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.16%) vSphere
10 1 (0.082%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 61 (5.02%) Kubernetes
2 36 (2.96%) Ansible
3 33 (2.72%) Terraform
4 19 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (1.32%) Consul
6 15 (1.23%) Foglight
6 15 (1.23%) LiteSpeed
7 13 (1.07%) Data Guard
8 11 (0.91%) SCOM
9 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (0.58%) HP ALM
10 7 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (0.49%) Puppet
11 6 (0.49%) SCCM
12 5 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.33%) Oozie
13 4 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.33%) Salt
14 3 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 222 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 100 (8.23%) Tableau
3 82 (6.75%) Google
4 71 (5.84%) Oracle
5 47 (3.87%) Cisco
6 45 (3.70%) SAP
7 37 (3.05%) ServiceNow
8 28 (2.30%) Apple
9 27 (2.22%) Splunk
10 23 (1.89%) VMware
11 22 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (1.56%) Citrix
12 19 (1.56%) IBM
12 19 (1.56%) Informatica
13 16 (1.32%) Computacenter
13 16 (1.32%) HP
13 16 (1.32%) MobileIron
14 14 (1.15%) Hortonworks
15 13 (1.07%) 3PAR
15 13 (1.07%) NetApp