Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 327 343
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1,693 1,693 1,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.98% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.09% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,216 1,306 1,448
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 156,033 155,853 179,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.78% 90.62% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 125,429 126,903 149,323
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 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 -3 1,592 £53,000 +11.58% 205
London +26 833 £60,000 +9.09% 83
UK excluding London -29 829 £42,500 +2.41% 128
South East -41 255 £40,000 -11.11% 30
North of England -4 197 £40,000 +14.29% 39
East of England +3 153 £55,000 +24.17% 19
North West +30 143 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Midlands -23 92 £37,500 +7.14% 17
West Midlands +7 75 £37,500 +7.14% 10
South West -4 69 £53,000 +41.33% 16
Yorkshire -5 45 £37,250 +6.43% 13
Scotland -37 45 £57,500 +29.21% 4
Wales -3 17 £42,700 +6.75% 2
East Midlands -20 17 £37,500 +22.95% 7
North East -29 9 £35,000 +89.19% 3
Northern Ireland +2 1 £23,000 +2.22% 1

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 723 (42.71%) Python
2 710 (41.94%) SQL
3 692 (40.87%) Mathematics
4 617 (36.44%) Degree
5 567 (33.49%) Data Science
6 557 (32.90%) Analytics
7 535 (31.60%) Machine Learning
8 493 (29.12%) Finance
9 479 (28.29%) Computer Science
10 445 (26.28%) R
11 398 (23.51%) Analytical Skills
12 358 (21.15%) Algorithms
13 294 (17.37%) PhD
13 294 (17.37%) Microsoft
14 288 (17.01%) Problem-Solving
15 285 (16.83%) Big Data
16 279 (16.48%) Java
17 252 (14.88%) Data Analysis
18 250 (14.77%) SQL Server
19 246 (14.53%) Visualisation
20 243 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
21 225 (13.29%) C++
22 212 (12.52%) Apache Spark
23 210 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
24 197 (11.64%) Marketing
25 194 (11.46%) Data Visualisation
25 194 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
26 184 (10.87%) Hadoop
27 183 (10.81%) Artificial Intelligence
28 180 (10.63%) Windows

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
1 212 (12.52%) Apache Spark
2 169 (9.98%) SAS
3 45 (2.66%) MS Exchange
4 40 (2.36%) Apache
5 35 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 22 (1.30%) Apache Pig
7 19 (1.12%) IIS
8 16 (0.95%) Skype for Business
9 15 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.59%) Jupyter
12 8 (0.47%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.35%) CMS
14 5 (0.30%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.18%) Confluence
16 3 (0.18%) IPython
17 2 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 194 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 91 (5.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 76 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
4 72 (4.25%) SPSS
5 20 (1.18%) Stata
6 9 (0.53%) Weka
7 6 (0.35%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.30%) Mathematica
8 5 (0.30%) Simulink
9 4 (0.24%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.24%) EViews
9 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.12%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.059%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.89%) Elite 3E
1 15 (0.89%) Workfront
2 7 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.24%) FastStats
4 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.18%) iTrent
6 2 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.12%) Magento
7 1 (0.059%) BPCS
7 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.059%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.059%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.059%) Sage 500
7 1 (0.059%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.059%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 134 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (2.72%) Google Analytics
4 44 (2.60%) Office 365
5 30 (1.77%) SaaS
6 15 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
6 15 (0.89%) Azure Machine Learning
7 13 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.53%) GitHub
10 7 (0.41%) IaaS
10 7 (0.41%) PaaS
11 6 (0.35%) Runscope
12 5 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.24%) Bluemix
13 4 (0.24%) BrowserStack
13 4 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.24%) Internet
2 29 (1.71%) Firewall
2 29 (1.71%) SSL
3 27 (1.59%) LAN
4 26 (1.54%) FTP
5 25 (1.48%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.36%) WAN
7 22 (1.30%) SMS
8 16 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (0.83%) SAN
9 14 (0.83%) VoIP
10 13 (0.77%) Network Security
10 13 (0.77%) VPN
11 11 (0.65%) Ethernet
11 11 (0.65%) Symposium
12 10 (0.59%) DNS
12 10 (0.59%) GPON
13 9 (0.53%) Frame Relay
14 8 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (16.83%) Big Data
2 250 (14.77%) SQL Server
3 184 (10.87%) Hadoop
4 146 (8.62%) Data Mining
5 144 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 142 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
7 112 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 103 (6.08%) NoSQL
9 96 (5.67%) MySQL
10 90 (5.32%) Relational Database
11 86 (5.08%) Apache Hive
12 84 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 65 (3.84%) Power BI
14 62 (3.66%) MongoDB
15 43 (2.54%) Data Lake
16 35 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
17 34 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
18 32 (1.89%) QlikView
19 28 (1.65%) OLAP
19 28 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 68 (4.02%) Git (software)
2 63 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (2.24%) JIRA
4 28 (1.65%) NUnit
5 26 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 22 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 21 (1.24%) RStudio
8 17 (1.00%) Jenkins
9 14 (0.83%) Subversion
10 13 (0.77%) Cucumber
10 13 (0.77%) JUnit
11 11 (0.65%) Selenium
12 9 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (0.41%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.35%) Mockito
15 5 (0.30%) HP UFT
15 5 (0.30%) Mocha
15 5 (0.30%) MSTest
15 5 (0.30%) Ranorex
15 5 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 493 (29.12%) Finance
2 197 (11.64%) Marketing
3 96 (5.67%) Banking
3 96 (5.67%) Retail
4 81 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 45 (2.66%) Games
6 28 (1.65%) Legal
7 27 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 26 (1.54%) Advertising
8 26 (1.54%) Publishing
9 23 (1.36%) Front Office
9 23 (1.36%) Investment Banking
10 22 (1.30%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.18%) Electronics
12 17 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.77%) Law
14 7 (0.41%) Back Office
15 5 (0.30%) Automotive
15 5 (0.30%) Billing
16 4 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 364 (21.50%) Analyst
2 351 (20.73%) Data Scientist
3 214 (12.64%) Developer
4 128 (7.56%) Data Analyst
5 82 (4.84%) Senior Data Scientist
6 68 (4.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 67 (3.96%) Service Manager
8 63 (3.72%) SQL Developer
9 59 (3.48%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 56 (3.31%) Junior
11 50 (2.95%) Service Analyst
12 49 (2.89%) DBA
13 48 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
13 48 (2.84%) Service Desk Analyst
13 48 (2.84%) SQL BI Developer
14 45 (2.66%) Data Engineer
14 45 (2.66%) Software Developer
14 45 (2.66%) Software Engineer
15 44 (2.60%) Architect
15 44 (2.60%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (9.92%) .NET
2 145 (8.56%) Natural Language Processing
3 88 (5.20%) TensorFlow
4 82 (4.84%) .NET Framework
5 72 (4.25%) scikit-learn
6 70 (4.13%) NumPy
7 69 (4.08%) Web Services
8 68 (4.02%) HTML
9 52 (3.07%) CSS
10 48 (2.84%) Pandas
11 47 (2.78%) WPF
12 41 (2.42%) Entity Framework
13 33 (1.95%) Kafka
14 32 (1.89%) AngularJS
14 32 (1.89%) ASP.NET
15 30 (1.77%) SciPy
16 27 (1.59%) HTML5
17 26 (1.54%) Keras
18 25 (1.48%) WCF
19 24 (1.42%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 479 (28.29%) Computer Science
2 398 (23.51%) Analytical Skills
3 358 (21.15%) Algorithms
4 125 (7.38%) Management Information System
5 83 (4.90%) Fintech
6 79 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
7 75 (4.43%) User Experience
8 47 (2.78%) Mobile App
9 39 (2.30%) Replication
10 38 (2.24%) Hedge funds
11 36 (2.13%) Blackberry
11 36 (2.13%) Data Structures
12 34 (2.01%) Smartphone
12 34 (2.01%) Social Media
13 26 (1.54%) Life Science
14 23 (1.36%) Derivative
15 21 (1.24%) Data Centre
16 20 (1.18%) Credit Risk
17 19 (1.12%) Driving Licence
17 19 (1.12%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 180 (10.63%) Windows
2 141 (8.33%) Linux
3 45 (2.66%) Windows Server
4 41 (2.42%) Unix
5 28 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.89%) Android
8 14 (0.83%) Windows 10
9 12 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.59%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.24%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.18%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.12%) CentOS
14 2 (0.12%) Debian
14 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (40.87%) Mathematics
2 567 (33.49%) Data Science
3 557 (32.90%) Analytics
4 535 (31.60%) Machine Learning
5 288 (17.01%) Problem-Solving
6 252 (14.88%) Data Analysis
7 246 (14.53%) Visualisation
8 243 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
9 210 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
10 194 (11.46%) Data Visualisation
11 183 (10.81%) Artificial Intelligence
12 179 (10.57%) Data Analytics
13 177 (10.45%) Physics
14 175 (10.34%) ITIL
15 160 (9.45%) Deep Learning
16 143 (8.45%) Data Modelling
17 137 (8.09%) Software Engineering
18 127 (7.50%) Economics
19 118 (6.97%) Statistical Modelling
20 117 (6.91%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 723 (42.71%) Python
2 710 (41.94%) SQL
3 445 (26.28%) R
4 279 (16.48%) Java
5 225 (13.29%) C++
6 160 (9.45%) MATLAB
7 133 (7.86%) C#
8 126 (7.44%) C
9 116 (6.85%) Scala
10 105 (6.20%) JavaScript
11 94 (5.55%) T-SQL
12 75 (4.43%) VBA
13 27 (1.59%) Perl
14 24 (1.42%) RPG
15 23 (1.36%) PowerShell
16 22 (1.30%) Ruby
17 21 (1.24%) PHP
18 19 (1.12%) VB
19 17 (1.00%) Embedded C
19 17 (1.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 617 (36.44%) Degree
2 294 (17.37%) PhD
3 131 (7.74%) Numerate Degree
4 61 (3.60%) Master's Degree
5 59 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 41 (2.42%) Network+ Certification
7 36 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (2.01%) CCNA
9 27 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (1.54%) MCP
11 21 (1.24%) Security Cleared
12 19 (1.12%) MCSE
13 17 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.89%) MCSA
15 14 (0.83%) ISEB
15 14 (0.83%) Postgraduate
16 9 (0.53%) SC Cleared
17 6 (0.35%) CBAP
17 6 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 5 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (6.14%) SLA
2 54 (3.19%) Data Quality
3 42 (2.48%) QA
4 23 (1.36%) GDPR
5 8 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.18%) PMO
8 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.12%) GCP
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.059%) COSHH
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 68 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 53 (3.13%) Docker
3 17 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.71%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.41%) HDFS
5 7 (0.41%) vSphere
6 5 (0.30%) LXC
7 3 (0.18%) Firmware
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.18%) XenApp
8 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.059%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
2 29 (1.71%) Kubernetes
3 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (0.65%) Perfmon
4 8 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.47%) Terraform
5 6 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.35%) Oozie
6 5 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.12%) Marathon
9 2 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.12%) Nessus
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.12%) QRadar
9 2 (0.12%) SQL Sentry
9 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 294 (17.37%) Microsoft
2 138 (8.15%) Tableau
3 87 (5.14%) Oracle
4 80 (4.73%) Google
5 68 (4.02%) Cisco
6 42 (2.48%) SAP
7 41 (2.42%) Fortinet
8 40 (2.36%) Apple
9 38 (2.24%) MobileIron
10 37 (2.19%) IBM
11 33 (1.95%) Huawei
12 32 (1.89%) Alteryx
13 30 (1.77%) Cloudera
14 28 (1.65%) SolarWinds
15 24 (1.42%) Adobe
15 24 (1.42%) Dynatrace
16 20 (1.18%) Capita
16 20 (1.18%) VMware
17 19 (1.12%) Vertica
18 17 (1.00%) Cognos