Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 320 351
Rank change year-on-year +7 +31 +26
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1,767 1,748 1,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 1.00% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.11% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,325 1,367 1,523
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -8.16% +8.89%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 158,271 157,206 186,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.53% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 128,517 129,505 154,372
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 +16 1,653 £55,000 +18.92% 249
UK excluding London -5 888 £45,000 +12.50% 143
London +15 858 £60,000 +4.35% 121
South East -9 297 £47,500 +11.76% 47
East of England +109 192 £55,000 +22.22% 27
North of England -43 147 £42,500 +18.22% 26
North West -41 104 £42,500 +14.25% 15
Midlands -20 87 £35,000 - 13
West Midlands +13 74 £35,000 +16.67% 9
South West +5 72 £55,000 +22.22% 15
Scotland +4 64 £50,000 +12.36% 11
Yorkshire +15 38 £47,500 +26.67% 8
Wales -74 14 £47,400 +18.50% 4
East Midlands -12 13 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Northern Ireland - 12 £85,000 -
Isle of Man +3 5 £50,000 -
North East -16 5 £37,500 +19.05% 3

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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.

1 803 (45.44%) Mathematics
2 758 (42.90%) Python
3 727 (41.14%) SQL
4 635 (35.94%) Degree
5 605 (34.24%) Data Science
6 587 (33.22%) Machine Learning
7 584 (33.05%) Analytics
8 583 (32.99%) Computer Science
9 528 (29.88%) Finance
10 465 (26.32%) R
11 353 (19.98%) Algorithms
12 323 (18.28%) PhD
13 322 (18.22%) Big Data
14 321 (18.17%) Analytical Skills
15 283 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
16 261 (14.77%) Visualisation
17 248 (14.04%) Java
18 245 (13.87%) SAS
19 243 (13.75%) Physics
20 238 (13.47%) Microsoft
21 232 (13.13%) Apache Spark
22 223 (12.62%) Data Analysis
23 207 (11.71%) C++
24 197 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
24 197 (11.15%) Hadoop
25 196 (11.09%) SQL Server
26 195 (11.04%) Marketing
27 193 (10.92%) Data Visualisation
28 192 (10.87%) MATLAB
29 175 (9.90%) Microsoft Excel

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
1 245 (13.87%) SAS
2 232 (13.13%) Apache Spark
3 52 (2.94%) Apache
4 38 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 35 (1.98%) Apache Pig
6 26 (1.47%) MS Exchange
7 23 (1.30%) Skype for Business
8 17 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 15 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
11 13 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (0.74%) Jupyter
12 9 (0.51%) NetWeaver
12 9 (0.51%) nginx
13 8 (0.45%) IIS
14 6 (0.34%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.34%) Smallworld
15 5 (0.28%) WordPress
16 3 (0.17%) IPython
Applications
1 175 (9.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 89 (5.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 89 (5.04%) SPSS
3 82 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (1.08%) Stata
5 13 (0.74%) Weka
6 11 (0.62%) Mathematica
7 10 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.40%) Chatbot
8 7 (0.40%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.34%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.28%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.23%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.11%) Maple
12 2 (0.11%) Simulink
13 1 (0.057%) EViews
13 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Project
13 1 (0.057%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.057%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 9 (0.51%) SAP GRC
2 7 (0.40%) Elite 3E
2 7 (0.40%) Workfront
3 6 (0.34%) Eikon
4 4 (0.23%) Carpe Diem
4 4 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.23%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.23%) Sage 500
4 4 (0.23%) Sage X3
5 3 (0.17%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.17%) iTrent
5 3 (0.17%) Magento
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle AML
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 130 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (1.47%) SaaS
5 24 (1.36%) Google Analytics
6 19 (1.08%) Mimecast
7 18 (1.02%) Amazon S3
7 18 (1.02%) Office 365
8 14 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
8 14 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
9 13 (0.74%) Azure Machine Learning
9 13 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.74%) GitHub
10 3 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.17%) IaaS
11 2 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.11%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.38%) WAN
2 41 (2.32%) Firewall
2 41 (2.32%) Internet
2 41 (2.32%) LAN
3 35 (1.98%) SSL
4 31 (1.75%) FTP
5 30 (1.70%) Network Security
6 24 (1.36%) VPN
7 22 (1.25%) SMS
8 20 (1.13%) DWDM
8 20 (1.13%) Unified Communications
9 19 (1.08%) MPLS
10 18 (1.02%) Wireless
11 14 (0.79%) TCP/IP
12 12 (0.68%) Intranet
12 12 (0.68%) WLAN
13 11 (0.62%) IPsec
14 10 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.57%) DNS
14 10 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (18.22%) Big Data
2 197 (11.15%) Hadoop
3 196 (11.09%) SQL Server
4 154 (8.72%) Data Mining
5 136 (7.70%) Data Warehouse
6 96 (5.43%) Apache Hive
7 90 (5.09%) Relational Database
8 81 (4.58%) NoSQL
9 80 (4.53%) MySQL
10 79 (4.47%) MongoDB
11 75 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
12 65 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 61 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 49 (2.77%) Amazon Redshift
15 46 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
16 44 (2.49%) Power BI
17 38 (2.15%) QlikView
18 33 (1.87%) Text Mining
19 31 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
19 31 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 65 (3.68%) Git (software)
2 32 (1.81%) JIRA
3 29 (1.64%) NUnit
4 20 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 16 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.57%) Selenium
9 8 (0.45%) JUnit
10 7 (0.40%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.34%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.34%) TestRail
11 6 (0.34%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.23%) Android Studio
13 4 (0.23%) Gradle
13 4 (0.23%) Subversion
14 3 (0.17%) Mocha
14 3 (0.17%) Toad
15 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 528 (29.88%) Finance
2 195 (11.04%) Marketing
3 120 (6.79%) Retail
4 67 (3.79%) Banking
5 48 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.26%) Games
6 40 (2.26%) Legal
7 38 (2.15%) Advertising
8 31 (1.75%) Law
9 28 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 19 (1.08%) Publishing
12 17 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.51%) Front Office
14 9 (0.51%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.45%) Automotive
15 8 (0.45%) Electronics
16 7 (0.40%) Back Office
16 7 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 376 (21.28%) Data Scientist
2 325 (18.39%) Analyst
3 231 (13.07%) Developer
4 126 (7.13%) Data Analyst
5 82 (4.64%) Senior Data Scientist
6 69 (3.90%) Service Manager
7 57 (3.23%) Junior
8 54 (3.06%) Software Engineer
9 53 (3.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 50 (2.83%) Senior Developer
11 47 (2.66%) Consultant
12 46 (2.60%) DBA
13 43 (2.43%) Architect
13 43 (2.43%) Software Developer
14 42 (2.38%) Administrator
15 36 (2.04%) C# Developer
16 35 (1.98%) Support Manager
17 34 (1.92%) Insight Analyst
18 33 (1.87%) Graduate
18 33 (1.87%) Machine Learning Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (7.19%) Natural Language Processing
2 114 (6.45%) .NET
3 105 (5.94%) HTML
4 89 (5.04%) TensorFlow
5 83 (4.70%) NumPy
6 76 (4.30%) CSS
7 65 (3.68%) scikit-learn
8 61 (3.45%) WPF
9 51 (2.89%) Pandas
10 46 (2.60%) Web Services
11 43 (2.43%) HTML5
12 42 (2.38%) SciPy
13 40 (2.26%) AngularJS
14 37 (2.09%) ASP.NET
15 35 (1.98%) Kafka
16 31 (1.75%) jQuery
17 26 (1.47%) D3.js
18 25 (1.41%) Reactive Extensions
19 24 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
20 23 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 583 (32.99%) Computer Science
2 353 (19.98%) Algorithms
3 321 (18.17%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 80 (4.53%) User Experience
6 63 (3.57%) Fintech
7 44 (2.49%) Social Media
8 39 (2.21%) Data Structures
9 38 (2.15%) Data Centre
10 36 (2.04%) Life Science
11 34 (1.92%) Replication
12 33 (1.87%) Credit Risk
12 33 (1.87%) Mobile App
13 29 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
14 24 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
15 23 (1.30%) Hedge funds
16 21 (1.19%) Reinsurance
17 20 (1.13%) Equities
18 18 (1.02%) Social Network
18 18 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 173 (9.79%) Windows
2 155 (8.77%) Linux
3 76 (4.30%) Unix
4 62 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 35 (1.98%) Android
6 31 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 25 (1.41%) Windows 10
8 24 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.85%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.34%) CentOS
10 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.23%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.17%) Debian
14 1 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.057%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.057%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 803 (45.44%) Mathematics
2 605 (34.24%) Data Science
3 587 (33.22%) Machine Learning
4 584 (33.05%) Analytics
5 283 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
6 261 (14.77%) Visualisation
7 243 (13.75%) Physics
8 223 (12.62%) Data Analysis
9 197 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
10 193 (10.92%) Data Visualisation
11 165 (9.34%) Data Analytics
12 159 (9.00%) Deep Learning
13 156 (8.83%) Software Engineering
14 153 (8.66%) Economics
15 133 (7.53%) Data Modelling
16 127 (7.19%) Service Delivery
17 124 (7.02%) Neural Network
18 121 (6.85%) Mentoring
19 120 (6.79%) Statistical Analysis
20 119 (6.73%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 758 (42.90%) Python
2 727 (41.14%) SQL
3 465 (26.32%) R
4 248 (14.04%) Java
5 207 (11.71%) C++
6 192 (10.87%) MATLAB
7 133 (7.53%) JavaScript
8 131 (7.41%) C#
9 128 (7.24%) Scala
10 119 (6.73%) C
11 60 (3.40%) T-SQL
12 57 (3.23%) Julia
13 45 (2.55%) VBA
14 40 (2.26%) Perl
14 40 (2.26%) PowerShell
15 29 (1.64%) PHP
16 25 (1.41%) RPG
17 24 (1.36%) Embedded C
17 24 (1.36%) Embedded C++
18 23 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 635 (35.94%) Degree
2 323 (18.28%) PhD
3 119 (6.73%) Numerate Degree
4 97 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 68 (3.85%) Master's Degree
6 45 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (1.81%) Security Cleared
8 31 (1.75%) CCNP
9 28 (1.58%) ISEB
10 23 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (1.08%) CCIE
12 18 (1.02%) MCSE
13 16 (0.91%) CCNA
13 16 (0.91%) Postgraduate
14 14 (0.79%) MCSA
15 13 (0.74%) AWS Certification
15 13 (0.74%) MCP
16 12 (0.68%) SC Cleared
17 10 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.32%) SLA
2 76 (4.30%) Data Quality
3 48 (2.72%) QA
4 11 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
5 8 (0.45%) GDPR
5 8 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.34%) COSHH
6 6 (0.34%) NEBOSH
7 5 (0.28%) GMP
7 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.23%) GCP
9 3 (0.17%) IFRS
9 3 (0.17%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.057%) Basel III
11 1 (0.057%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 70 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.98%) Docker
3 12 (0.68%) Apache Flume
4 9 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.40%) HDFS
6 6 (0.34%) Varnish
6 6 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.28%) LXC
8 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.11%) vSphere
10 1 (0.057%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (1.08%) Ansible
2 17 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (0.62%) SCCM
5 9 (0.51%) Kubernetes
6 8 (0.45%) Oozie
6 8 (0.45%) Terraform
7 7 (0.40%) Puppet
8 5 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.28%) Perfmon
9 3 (0.17%) Cacti
9 3 (0.17%) SmokePing
10 2 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.11%) Kibana
10 2 (0.11%) Netcool
10 2 (0.11%) SCOM
10 2 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 238 (13.47%) Microsoft
2 137 (7.75%) Tableau
3 94 (5.32%) Oracle
4 68 (3.85%) Google
5 52 (2.94%) Cisco
6 34 (1.92%) Cloudera
7 31 (1.75%) SolarWinds
8 30 (1.70%) CheckPoint
9 29 (1.64%) Cadence
9 29 (1.64%) SAP
10 28 (1.58%) Alteryx
11 25 (1.41%) Dynatrace
11 25 (1.41%) Palo Alto
11 25 (1.41%) Teradata
11 25 (1.41%) Twitter
12 24 (1.36%) Juniper
13 23 (1.30%) IBM
14 21 (1.19%) Capita
15 19 (1.08%) Adobe
15 19 (1.08%) Apple