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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 245 220 367
Rank change year-on-year -25 +147 +3
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 2,937 1,697 624
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.62% 1.57% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.68% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 802 428 482
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,875 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,474 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,197 £52,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.14% -8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +13.37% -9.47%

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 173,273 101,154 73,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.36% 93.84% 92.90%
Number of salaries quoted 85,104 70,015 59,291
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,750
25th Percentile £44,842 £41,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in the UK

Statistics
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Statistics.

Salary trend for Statistics in the UK

Statistics
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Statistics over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Statistics in the UK

Statistics
Top 18 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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -22 2,271 £57,000 +3.64% 95
London +80 1,369 £60,000 +4.35% 34
Work from Home +66 1,114 £55,197 +5.14% 24
UK excluding London -54 1,024 £50,000 +2.56% 69
South East -33 282 £55,000 - 12
North of England -79 193 £43,828 +4.73% 15
East of England -27 160 £57,000 -0.87% 13
Midlands -108 121 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Scotland +26 120 £40,271 +23.91% 4
North West -61 116 £40,000 -5.88% 13
South West -56 78 £45,000 -5.26% 8
West Midlands -88 77 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Wales -10 70 £55,197 +134.88% 2
Yorkshire -51 67 £42,426 -8.57% 2
East Midlands -66 44 £44,500 +2.30% 3
North East -33 10 £48,872 +81.01%
Channel Islands - 5 - -
Northern Ireland -24 2 £47,500 +46.15% 3

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 1,536 (52.30%) Degree
2 1,428 (48.62%) Mathematics
3 1,340 (45.62%) Python
4 1,191 (40.55%) SQL
4 1,191 (40.55%) Computer Science
5 1,153 (39.26%) Analytics
6 1,097 (37.35%) Data Science
7 1,013 (34.49%) Social Skills
8 943 (32.11%) Analytical Skills
9 825 (28.09%) Machine Learning
10 781 (26.59%) Agile
11 762 (25.94%) R
12 744 (25.33%) Finance
13 665 (22.64%) Visualisation
14 633 (21.55%) AWS
15 615 (20.94%) SAS
16 612 (20.84%) Data Analysis
17 550 (18.73%) Problem-Solving
18 482 (16.41%) Decision-Making
19 474 (16.14%) Marketing
20 468 (15.93%) Computer Science Degree
21 452 (15.39%) Data Visualisation
22 441 (15.02%) Azure
23 425 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
24 418 (14.23%) Software Engineering
25 406 (13.82%) Algorithms
26 372 (12.67%) Mentoring
27 370 (12.60%) PhD
28 366 (12.46%) Google
29 362 (12.33%) Pharmaceutical

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
1 615 (20.94%) SAS
2 257 (8.75%) Apache Spark
3 68 (2.32%) Apache
4 46 (1.57%) Apache Airflow
5 34 (1.16%) OpenStack
6 25 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 24 (0.82%) CMS
8 22 (0.75%) Jupyter
9 16 (0.54%) Confluence
10 13 (0.44%) ArcGIS
10 13 (0.44%) Luigi
11 10 (0.34%) R Markdown
12 8 (0.27%) Jetty
13 7 (0.24%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.20%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.20%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.20%) Ethereum
14 6 (0.20%) GeoServer
14 6 (0.20%) IPython
15 5 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 200 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 102 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 65 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
4 36 (1.23%) SPSS
5 29 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 23 (0.78%) Stata
7 16 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
8 11 (0.37%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.20%) Sketch
9 6 (0.20%) Zeplin
10 5 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.14%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.14%) Marvel
12 3 (0.10%) PaintShop Pro
13 2 (0.068%) EViews
Business Applications
1 19 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 8 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.27%) Shopify
4 4 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.10%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 2 (0.068%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.034%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.034%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 633 (21.55%) AWS
2 441 (15.02%) Azure
3 308 (10.49%) Power Platform
4 279 (9.50%) GCP
5 122 (4.15%) Google Analytics
6 108 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
7 104 (3.54%) Amazon S3
8 85 (2.89%) SaaS
9 79 (2.69%) Microsoft 365
10 55 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
10 55 (1.87%) Serverless
11 50 (1.70%) Google Data Studio
12 48 (1.63%) GitHub
13 43 (1.46%) Adobe Analytics
13 43 (1.46%) Snowflake
14 39 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
15 37 (1.26%) Azure DevOps
16 35 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
17 31 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
18 29 (0.99%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.43%) Internet
2 31 (1.06%) Firewall
3 30 (1.02%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 28 (0.95%) VPN
5 21 (0.72%) WAN
6 18 (0.61%) DNS
6 18 (0.61%) LAN
7 12 (0.41%) Broadband
8 11 (0.37%) HTTP
8 11 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (0.34%) VoIP
10 8 (0.27%) DHCP
11 7 (0.24%) Intranet
11 7 (0.24%) SAN
11 7 (0.24%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.20%) WebEx
13 5 (0.17%) IPX
13 5 (0.17%) S/MIME
13 5 (0.17%) SMS
13 5 (0.17%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (10.69%) Tableau
2 291 (9.91%) Power BI
3 263 (8.95%) Big Data
4 212 (7.22%) Data Mining
5 166 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
6 161 (5.48%) Hadoop
7 135 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
8 114 (3.88%) Looker
9 110 (3.75%) Relational Database
10 107 (3.64%) NoSQL
11 99 (3.37%) Amazon Redshift
12 93 (3.17%) BigQuery
12 93 (3.17%) SQL Server
13 90 (3.06%) MySQL
14 85 (2.89%) Data Lake
15 75 (2.55%) Metadata
16 66 (2.25%) Spotfire
17 55 (1.87%) DynamoDB
18 51 (1.74%) Flink
18 51 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 204 (6.95%) Git (software)
2 44 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 43 (1.46%) JIRA
4 27 (0.92%) GitLab
5 16 (0.54%) Cypress.io
6 14 (0.48%) Maven
6 14 (0.48%) ProC
7 10 (0.34%) IntelliJ
7 10 (0.34%) JUnit
8 9 (0.31%) Snakemake
9 8 (0.27%) Subversion
9 8 (0.27%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.24%) RStudio
10 7 (0.24%) Selenium
11 6 (0.20%) CircleCI
11 6 (0.20%) Fiddler
11 6 (0.20%) Postman
11 6 (0.20%) SoapUI
12 5 (0.17%) MLflow
13 4 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,013 (34.49%) Social Skills
2 943 (32.11%) Analytical Skills
3 744 (25.33%) Finance
4 474 (16.14%) Marketing
5 362 (12.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 184 (6.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 184 (6.26%) Presentation Skills
7 169 (5.75%) Advertising
7 169 (5.75%) Retail
8 159 (5.41%) Banking
9 151 (5.14%) Organisational Skills
10 140 (4.77%) Law
11 116 (3.95%) Games
12 85 (2.89%) Social Science
13 81 (2.76%) Telecoms
14 74 (2.52%) Public Sector
15 71 (2.42%) Publishing
16 68 (2.32%) Legal
17 50 (1.70%) Manufacturing
18 46 (1.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 576 (19.61%) Analyst
2 378 (12.87%) Programmer
3 377 (12.84%) Data Scientist
4 292 (9.94%) Data Analyst
5 247 (8.41%) Statistical Programmer
6 195 (6.64%) Senior Analyst
7 183 (6.23%) Developer
8 172 (5.86%) Senior Data Scientist
9 165 (5.62%) Data Engineer
9 165 (5.62%) Senior Programmer
10 145 (4.94%) Software Engineer
11 106 (3.61%) Senior Statistical Programmer
12 99 (3.37%) Graduate
13 97 (3.30%) Senior Data Analyst
14 93 (3.17%) Analytics Manager
15 84 (2.86%) Biostatistician
15 84 (2.86%) Senior Data Engineer
16 57 (1.94%) Senior Developer
17 56 (1.91%) Full Stack Developer
18 52 (1.77%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (6.61%) XML
2 153 (5.21%) TensorFlow
3 151 (5.14%) scikit-learn
4 145 (4.94%) Pandas
5 142 (4.83%) React
6 123 (4.19%) HTML
7 112 (3.81%) Node.js
8 110 (3.75%) CSS
9 104 (3.54%) NumPy
10 82 (2.79%) Kafka
11 79 (2.69%) PyTorch
12 77 (2.62%) REST
13 76 (2.59%) Keras
14 56 (1.91%) Shiny
15 52 (1.77%) PySpark
16 45 (1.53%) Torch
17 43 (1.46%) SciPy
18 41 (1.40%) Apache Beam
19 39 (1.33%) .NET
19 39 (1.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 406 (13.82%) Algorithms
2 267 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 226 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 190 (6.47%) User Experience
5 146 (4.97%) Life Science
6 126 (4.29%) Biotechnology
7 123 (4.19%) Data Structures
8 120 (4.09%) Virtual Team
9 80 (2.72%) Social Media
10 72 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
11 45 (1.53%) Credit Risk
12 44 (1.50%) Replication
13 40 (1.36%) Hackathon
14 39 (1.33%) Blockchain
15 37 (1.26%) Public Cloud
16 36 (1.23%) Digital Media
17 34 (1.16%) Cloud Native
18 33 (1.12%) Mobile App
19 28 (0.95%) Smartphone
20 26 (0.89%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 207 (7.05%) Linux
2 97 (3.30%) Windows
3 51 (1.74%) Unix
4 29 (0.99%) Windows Server
5 24 (0.82%) Android
6 14 (0.48%) Windows 10
7 12 (0.41%) CentOS
8 11 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.10%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.10%) Debian
12 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.068%) Alpine Linux
13 2 (0.068%) VMS
14 1 (0.034%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.034%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,428 (48.62%) Mathematics
2 1,191 (40.55%) Computer Science
3 1,153 (39.26%) Analytics
4 1,097 (37.35%) Data Science
5 825 (28.09%) Machine Learning
6 781 (26.59%) Agile
7 665 (22.64%) Visualisation
8 612 (20.84%) Data Analysis
9 550 (18.73%) Problem-Solving
10 482 (16.41%) Decision-Making
11 452 (15.39%) Data Visualisation
12 425 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
13 418 (14.23%) Software Engineering
14 372 (12.67%) Mentoring
15 344 (11.71%) Data Modelling
16 340 (11.58%) Data Management
17 337 (11.47%) Economics
18 323 (11.00%) Project Management
19 322 (10.96%) Artificial Intelligence
20 313 (10.66%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 1,340 (45.62%) Python
2 1,191 (40.55%) SQL
3 762 (25.94%) R
4 258 (8.78%) Java
5 219 (7.46%) JavaScript
6 131 (4.46%) C++
7 115 (3.92%) MATLAB
8 113 (3.85%) C
9 109 (3.71%) SAS Macro
10 95 (3.23%) Scala
11 80 (2.72%) C#
12 52 (1.77%) Julia
13 49 (1.67%) Bash
14 48 (1.63%) TypeScript
15 43 (1.46%) PowerShell
15 43 (1.46%) T-SQL
16 32 (1.09%) Go
17 29 (0.99%) Shell Script
18 26 (0.89%) VBA
19 18 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,536 (52.30%) Degree
2 468 (15.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 370 (12.60%) PhD
4 293 (9.98%) Master's Degree
5 262 (8.92%) Numerate Degree
6 55 (1.87%) Security Cleared
7 54 (1.84%) SC Cleared
8 25 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 22 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (0.72%) CISSP
11 20 (0.68%) AWS Certification
12 17 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (0.54%) Postgraduate
14 13 (0.44%) CEH
14 13 (0.44%) MBA
15 12 (0.41%) CCA
16 11 (0.37%) CCNA
17 10 (0.34%) GCIA
17 10 (0.34%) GCIH
17 10 (0.34%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (10.35%) CDISC
2 91 (3.10%) QA
3 86 (2.93%) Data Quality
4 78 (2.66%) Actionable Recommendations
5 60 (2.04%) Good Clinical Practice
6 59 (2.01%) PMO
7 42 (1.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 42 (1.43%) GDPR
8 32 (1.09%) SLA
9 26 (0.89%) ISO 9001
10 23 (0.78%) HL7
11 17 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (0.54%) Accessibility
12 16 (0.54%) ISO 14001
13 14 (0.48%) SOC 1
13 14 (0.48%) SOC 2
14 8 (0.27%) IFRS
14 8 (0.27%) NIST
15 7 (0.24%) IFRS 9
16 4 (0.14%) GxP
System Software
1 220 (7.49%) Docker
2 59 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 52 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (0.72%) LXC
6 15 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.51%) KVM
6 15 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.51%) Xen
7 10 (0.34%) HDFS
8 3 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.10%) vSphere
9 2 (0.068%) etcd
10 1 (0.034%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 97 (3.30%) Kubernetes
2 42 (1.43%) Ansible
3 38 (1.29%) Cisco IPCC
4 32 (1.09%) Terraform
5 27 (0.92%) Grafana
6 21 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (0.51%) logstash
7 15 (0.51%) Puppet
8 14 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
9 13 (0.44%) Kubeflow
10 12 (0.41%) QRadar
11 10 (0.34%) CSIRT
12 7 (0.24%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
13 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
14 5 (0.17%) CASB
15 3 (0.10%) Backup Exec
15 3 (0.10%) Opsview
16 2 (0.068%) Nagios
16 2 (0.068%) WSUS
Vendors
1 366 (12.46%) Google
2 265 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 84 (2.86%) Alteryx
4 70 (2.38%) Adobe
5 59 (2.01%) Facebook
5 59 (2.01%) VMware
6 57 (1.94%) Oracle
7 52 (1.77%) SAP
8 47 (1.60%) Apple
9 41 (1.40%) YouTube
10 40 (1.36%) Databricks
11 31 (1.06%) Teradata
12 27 (0.92%) Splunk
12 27 (0.92%) Talend
13 26 (0.89%) Perforce
14 25 (0.85%) LexisNexis
15 23 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
16 21 (0.72%) Crimson Hexagon
17 19 (0.65%) CA
18 18 (0.61%) Cisco