Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 328 338 325
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 +35
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1,623 1,697 1,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 0.96% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.05% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,168 1,261 1,557
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £29,925 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 152,455 161,761 176,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 121,351 127,721 147,508
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +14 1,530 £55,000 +10.00% 229
London +53 815 £65,000 +13.04% 102
UK excluding London -25 776 £45,000 +7.14% 141
South East -15 204 £47,500 +11.76% 43
North of England +16 199 £40,000 +6.67% 31
North West +44 147 £42,250 -0.59% 15
East of England -59 117 £52,500 +5.00% 22
Midlands -2 110 £40,000 +14.29% 13
South West +2 88 £56,250 +41.53% 19
West Midlands +5 82 £40,000 +1.27% 8
Yorkshire -5 48 £37,250 +6.43% 10
Scotland -6 40 £57,500 +35.29% 8
East Midlands -12 28 £37,500 +22.95% 5
Wales +15 17 £40,000 +6.67% 6
North East -34 4 £27,811 +13.51% 6
Northern Ireland -8 1 £23,000 -40.65%

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 711 (43.81%) Python
2 672 (41.40%) SQL
3 650 (40.05%) Mathematics
4 562 (34.63%) Degree
5 538 (33.15%) Analytics
6 525 (32.35%) Machine Learning
7 521 (32.10%) Data Science
8 498 (30.68%) Finance
9 448 (27.60%) Computer Science
10 439 (27.05%) R
11 418 (25.75%) Analytical Skills
12 357 (22.00%) Algorithms
13 261 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
14 260 (16.02%) Java
15 259 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
16 253 (15.59%) SQL Server
16 253 (15.59%) Visualisation
17 252 (15.53%) PhD
18 233 (14.36%) Big Data
19 232 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
20 231 (14.23%) Data Analysis
21 225 (13.86%) Microsoft
22 224 (13.80%) Artificial Intelligence
23 208 (12.82%) C++
24 195 (12.01%) Hadoop
24 195 (12.01%) Data Visualisation
25 181 (11.15%) Marketing
26 180 (11.09%) Apache Spark
27 176 (10.84%) ITIL
28 174 (10.72%) Physics

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
1 180 (11.09%) Apache Spark
2 170 (10.47%) SAS
3 73 (4.50%) Apache
4 53 (3.27%) MS Exchange
5 28 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 24 (1.48%) CMS
8 23 (1.42%) Apache Pig
9 22 (1.36%) Skype for Business
10 19 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.55%) Drupal
12 9 (0.55%) IIS
12 9 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.43%) Amazon Alexa
13 7 (0.43%) Hyperledger
13 7 (0.43%) WordPress
14 4 (0.25%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.25%) Confluence
14 4 (0.25%) Kinematics
Applications
1 168 (10.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 84 (5.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 80 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
4 51 (3.14%) SPSS
5 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.49%) Stata
7 5 (0.31%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.31%) EViews
7 5 (0.31%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.25%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.18%) Simulink
10 2 (0.12%) InVision
10 2 (0.12%) UserZoom
11 1 (0.062%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) FastStats
4 3 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.12%) Magento
6 1 (0.062%) BPCS
6 1 (0.062%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.062%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.062%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.062%) iTrent
6 1 (0.062%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.062%) Odoo
6 1 (0.062%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 150 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (5.55%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (3.76%) Google Analytics
4 30 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (1.85%) Office 365
5 28 (1.73%) SaaS
6 16 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
7 14 (0.86%) GitHub
8 13 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.62%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 7 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
11 6 (0.37%) IaaS
11 6 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (0.37%) PaaS
12 4 (0.25%) BrowserStack
13 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
13 3 (0.18%) Runscope
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.27%) Firewall
2 36 (2.22%) LAN
3 33 (2.03%) WAN
4 29 (1.79%) SAN
5 26 (1.60%) Internet
6 24 (1.48%) TCP/IP
7 19 (1.17%) SMS
7 19 (1.17%) VoIP
7 19 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
8 18 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 18 (1.11%) SSL
9 16 (0.99%) Network Security
9 16 (0.99%) VPN
9 16 (0.99%) Wireless
10 13 (0.80%) Ethernet
11 11 (0.68%) FTP
12 10 (0.62%) ADSL
13 9 (0.55%) Frame Relay
14 8 (0.49%) Skype
14 8 (0.49%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 233 (14.36%) Big Data
3 195 (12.01%) Hadoop
4 152 (9.37%) Data Warehouse
5 133 (8.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 120 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 107 (6.59%) Data Mining
8 92 (5.67%) NoSQL
9 91 (5.61%) Apache Hive
10 90 (5.55%) Power BI
11 82 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 72 (4.44%) MySQL
13 58 (3.57%) Relational Database
14 51 (3.14%) MongoDB
15 35 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 30 (1.85%) Impala
17 29 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
18 25 (1.54%) QlikView
19 23 (1.42%) Data Lake
19 23 (1.42%) HBase
Development Applications
1 110 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 66 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (2.03%) Visual Studio
4 32 (1.97%) Jenkins
5 28 (1.73%) JIRA
6 25 (1.54%) NUnit
7 22 (1.36%) Subversion
8 19 (1.17%) JUnit
9 16 (0.99%) Selenium
10 12 (0.74%) MSTest
10 12 (0.74%) Ranorex
11 10 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (0.62%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.55%) HP UFT
12 9 (0.55%) RStudio
13 8 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (0.43%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.31%) Bugzilla
15 5 (0.31%) GitLab
16 4 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 498 (30.68%) Finance
2 181 (11.15%) Marketing
3 110 (6.78%) Banking
4 104 (6.41%) Retail
5 100 (6.16%) Telecoms
6 48 (2.96%) Games
7 41 (2.53%) Publishing
8 37 (2.28%) Front Office
9 29 (1.79%) Investment Banking
10 27 (1.66%) Advertising
11 24 (1.48%) Electronics
11 24 (1.48%) Legal
12 23 (1.42%) Manufacturing
12 23 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (1.29%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (0.43%) Law
16 6 (0.37%) Back Office
17 5 (0.31%) German Language
18 4 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 363 (22.37%) Data Scientist
2 326 (20.09%) Analyst
3 195 (12.01%) Developer
4 128 (7.89%) Senior Data Scientist
5 104 (6.41%) Data Analyst
6 80 (4.93%) SQL Developer
7 71 (4.37%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 64 (3.94%) Machine Learning Researcher
9 63 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 61 (3.76%) Data Engineer
10 61 (3.76%) DBA
10 61 (3.76%) Service Analyst
11 60 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
12 59 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
13 55 (3.39%) SQL Server Developer
14 53 (3.27%) Service Manager
14 53 (3.27%) SQL BI Developer
15 50 (3.08%) Junior
16 49 (3.02%) SSIS Developer
16 49 (3.02%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (10.10%) Natural Language Processing
2 151 (9.30%) .NET
3 79 (4.87%) .NET Framework
4 78 (4.81%) Web Services
5 61 (3.76%) CSS
6 59 (3.64%) TensorFlow
7 56 (3.45%) Entity Framework
7 56 (3.45%) WPF
8 55 (3.39%) HTML
9 45 (2.77%) scikit-learn
10 43 (2.65%) ASP.NET
11 42 (2.59%) NumPy
12 41 (2.53%) AngularJS
13 40 (2.46%) Pandas
13 40 (2.46%) Velocity
13 40 (2.46%) WCF
14 38 (2.34%) D3.js
15 36 (2.22%) Kafka
16 35 (2.16%) WinForms
17 33 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 448 (27.60%) Computer Science
2 418 (25.75%) Analytical Skills
3 357 (22.00%) Algorithms
4 97 (5.98%) Management Information System
5 83 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
6 67 (4.13%) Fintech
7 64 (3.94%) User Experience
8 41 (2.53%) Replication
9 34 (2.09%) Data Structures
9 34 (2.09%) Hedge funds
10 28 (1.73%) Data Centre
11 27 (1.66%) Life Science
11 27 (1.66%) Mobile App
12 23 (1.42%) Virtual Team
13 22 (1.36%) Reinsurance
14 21 (1.29%) Credit Risk
14 21 (1.29%) Driving Licence
15 20 (1.23%) Social Network
16 18 (1.11%) Equities
17 17 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 171 (10.54%) Windows
2 115 (7.09%) Linux
3 53 (3.27%) Unix
4 45 (2.77%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (1.91%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.05%) Windows 10
7 17 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (0.99%) Android
9 14 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.80%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.49%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.25%) Robot Operating System
13 4 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.25%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.12%) CentOS
14 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.062%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (40.05%) Mathematics
2 538 (33.15%) Analytics
3 525 (32.35%) Machine Learning
4 521 (32.10%) Data Science
5 261 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
6 259 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
7 253 (15.59%) Visualisation
8 232 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 231 (14.23%) Data Analysis
10 224 (13.80%) Artificial Intelligence
11 195 (12.01%) Data Visualisation
12 176 (10.84%) ITIL
13 174 (10.72%) Physics
14 166 (10.23%) Deep Learning
15 138 (8.50%) Data Modelling
15 138 (8.50%) Neural Network
16 134 (8.26%) Data Analytics
17 129 (7.95%) Economics
17 129 (7.95%) Software Engineering
18 127 (7.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 711 (43.81%) Python
2 672 (41.40%) SQL
3 439 (27.05%) R
4 260 (16.02%) Java
5 208 (12.82%) C++
6 144 (8.87%) C#
7 128 (7.89%) JavaScript
8 109 (6.72%) Scala
9 107 (6.59%) MATLAB
10 100 (6.16%) C
11 92 (5.67%) T-SQL
12 44 (2.71%) VBA
13 38 (2.34%) PowerShell
14 24 (1.48%) Perl
15 23 (1.42%) PHP
16 19 (1.17%) Ruby
17 16 (0.99%) Go
17 16 (0.99%) Julia
18 11 (0.68%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 562 (34.63%) Degree
2 252 (15.53%) PhD
3 96 (5.91%) Numerate Degree
4 76 (4.68%) Master's Degree
5 48 (2.96%) Network+ Certification
6 39 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 32 (1.97%) CCNA
9 21 (1.29%) Security Cleared
10 18 (1.11%) ISEB
11 13 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.80%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.62%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.49%) CCNP
13 8 (0.49%) Postgraduate
14 7 (0.43%) MCP
14 7 (0.43%) MCSE
15 6 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (6.04%) SLA
2 53 (3.27%) QA
3 51 (3.14%) Data Quality
4 45 (2.77%) GDPR
5 9 (0.55%) IFRS
5 9 (0.55%) IFRS 9
6 7 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
7 5 (0.31%) GCP
8 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.18%) PMO
10 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 59 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 43 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.60%) Docker
4 25 (1.54%) HDFS
5 20 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
6 15 (0.92%) vSphere
7 14 (0.86%) Firmware
8 10 (0.62%) XenApp
9 8 (0.49%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.12%) Squid
11 2 (0.12%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.062%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 19 (1.17%) Kubernetes
3 15 (0.92%) Hadoop YARN
4 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (0.37%) Oozie
5 6 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.25%) NetVault Backup
7 4 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.25%) SCCM
7 4 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (0.18%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.18%) Nagios
8 3 (0.18%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.18%) SCOM
9 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 225 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 158 (9.74%) Tableau
3 103 (6.35%) Google
4 86 (5.30%) Cisco
5 55 (3.39%) Oracle
6 53 (3.27%) VMware
7 51 (3.14%) Fortinet
8 48 (2.96%) Huawei
9 47 (2.90%) SAP
10 32 (1.97%) Adobe
10 32 (1.97%) MapR
11 29 (1.79%) Cloudera
12 25 (1.54%) Alteryx
12 25 (1.54%) Apple
12 25 (1.54%) IBM
13 21 (1.29%) Remedy
14 20 (1.23%) Intel
14 20 (1.23%) MobileIron
15 18 (1.11%) Hortonworks
16 17 (1.05%) Avaya