Period
to 21 January 2022

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

Statistics
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 257 355 382
Rank change year-on-year +98 +27 -14
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1,781 506 1,035
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 0.80% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.86% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 736 353 711
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,505 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £40,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,250 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.30% - -0.86%
75th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £92,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -11.33%

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 120,799 58,807 117,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.98% 93.09% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 79,125 47,938 93,823
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,610 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

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 21 January 2022.

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 21 January 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 +98 1,402 £57,500 -4.17% 160
London +13 743 £70,000 +7.69% 72
UK excluding London +88 683 £45,000 -10.00% 94
Work from Home +52 398 £52,000 -9.57% 24
South East +27 213 £55,000 -4.35% 19
East of England +7 131 £57,500 -11.54% 26
North of England -38 129 £43,000 -14.00% 15
Midlands -44 79 £46,250 +8.82% 16
South West -4 76 £37,500 -25.00% 10
North West -34 61 £45,000 +7.72% 7
West Midlands -28 59 £46,250 +8.82% 12
Yorkshire -37 56 £50,877 -7.50% 7
Scotland -48 41 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East Midlands -43 20 £46,250 +40.15% 4
North East -23 12 £38,750 +61.46% 1
Wales -38 12 £36,250 -3.33%
Northern Ireland -29 3 £40,000 +73.91% 2

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 906 (50.87%) Mathematics
2 897 (50.36%) Degree
3 805 (45.20%) Computer Science
4 773 (43.40%) Python
5 661 (37.11%) Analytics
6 655 (36.78%) Data Science
7 584 (32.79%) Machine Learning
7 584 (32.79%) SQL
8 561 (31.50%) Social Skills
9 510 (28.64%) Analytical Skills
10 415 (23.30%) R
11 412 (23.13%) Finance
12 403 (22.63%) SAS
13 396 (22.23%) Visualisation
14 372 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
15 353 (19.82%) Data Analysis
16 346 (19.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 346 (19.43%) Problem-Solving
17 329 (18.47%) Business Intelligence
18 299 (16.79%) Data Visualisation
19 298 (16.73%) Algorithms
20 289 (16.23%) Computer Science Degree
21 276 (15.50%) Azure
22 267 (14.99%) AWS
23 262 (14.71%) Artificial Intelligence
24 258 (14.49%) PhD
25 256 (14.37%) Decision-Making
26 255 (14.32%) Data Management
27 246 (13.81%) Mentoring
28 245 (13.76%) Data Modelling

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
1 403 (22.63%) SAS
2 145 (8.14%) Apache Spark
3 45 (2.53%) Apache
4 39 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 21 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
6 17 (0.95%) CMS
7 15 (0.84%) Luigi
8 13 (0.73%) Jupyter
8 13 (0.73%) OpenStack
9 10 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.39%) Apache Pig
10 7 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.34%) IIS
12 4 (0.22%) Mule
12 4 (0.22%) nginx
13 3 (0.17%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.11%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.11%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.11%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 147 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 40 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
4 31 (1.74%) SPSS
5 7 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.34%) S-PLUS
6 6 (0.34%) Stata
7 4 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.056%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
1 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
1 3 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.11%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.056%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.056%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.056%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 276 (15.50%) Azure
2 267 (14.99%) AWS
3 235 (13.19%) Power Platform
4 83 (4.66%) GCP
5 54 (3.03%) Amazon S3
6 51 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
7 48 (2.70%) Google Analytics
8 37 (2.08%) SaaS
9 35 (1.97%) Microsoft 365
10 29 (1.63%) Snowflake
11 28 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
12 27 (1.52%) PaaS
13 26 (1.46%) Azure Data Factory
13 26 (1.46%) IaaS
13 26 (1.46%) Serverless
14 25 (1.40%) Collibra
15 21 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
16 20 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
17 19 (1.07%) OneDrive
17 19 (1.07%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.63%) Firewall
2 21 (1.18%) Broadband
3 18 (1.01%) LAN
3 18 (1.01%) WAN
3 18 (1.01%) WebEx
4 16 (0.90%) VPN
5 14 (0.79%) Internet
6 7 (0.39%) SSH
7 6 (0.34%) DNS
7 6 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (0.28%) HTTP
9 3 (0.17%) S/MIME
9 3 (0.17%) SMS
9 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.17%) VoIP
9 3 (0.17%) Wireless
10 2 (0.11%) Intranet
10 2 (0.11%) Skype
10 2 (0.11%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (12.24%) Tableau
2 216 (12.13%) Power BI
3 178 (9.99%) Big Data
4 101 (5.67%) Data Mining
5 98 (5.50%) Spotfire
6 91 (5.11%) Relational Database
7 79 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
8 78 (4.38%) Hadoop
8 78 (4.38%) SQL Server
9 63 (3.54%) Metadata
9 63 (3.54%) MySQL
10 55 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 53 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
12 50 (2.81%) DTS
12 50 (2.81%) NoSQL
13 47 (2.64%) Base SAS
14 44 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 41 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
16 35 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 32 (1.80%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 137 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 14 (0.79%) Cypress.io
2 14 (0.79%) JIRA
3 8 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.45%) MLflow
3 8 (0.45%) TestNG
3 8 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.34%) Browser DevTools
4 6 (0.34%) Maven
4 6 (0.34%) Storybook
4 6 (0.34%) webpack
5 5 (0.28%) GitLab
5 5 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.22%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.22%) Gerrit
6 4 (0.22%) Mocha
6 4 (0.22%) Postman
6 4 (0.22%) ProC
6 4 (0.22%) Selenium
7 3 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 561 (31.50%) Social Skills
2 510 (28.64%) Analytical Skills
3 412 (23.13%) Finance
4 346 (19.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 165 (9.26%) Marketing
6 129 (7.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 122 (6.85%) Retail
8 93 (5.22%) Presentation Skills
9 85 (4.77%) Organisational Skills
10 73 (4.10%) Law
11 56 (3.14%) Banking
12 55 (3.09%) Telecoms
13 48 (2.70%) Influencing Skills
14 47 (2.64%) Public Sector
15 41 (2.30%) Games
16 40 (2.25%) Manufacturing
17 32 (1.80%) Automotive
18 31 (1.74%) Legal
19 25 (1.40%) Electronics
20 17 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 369 (20.72%) Analyst
2 348 (19.54%) Data Scientist
3 287 (16.11%) Programmer
4 172 (9.66%) Data Analyst
5 162 (9.10%) Statistical Programmer
6 150 (8.42%) Developer
7 148 (8.31%) Senior Data Scientist
8 130 (7.30%) Data Engineer
9 98 (5.50%) Senior Programmer
10 66 (3.71%) Senior Analyst
11 62 (3.48%) Software Engineer
12 52 (2.92%) Senior Statistical Programmer
13 46 (2.58%) Graduate
14 41 (2.30%) Data Manager
15 34 (1.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 32 (1.80%) Full Stack Developer
17 31 (1.74%) DBA
18 29 (1.63%) Architect
18 29 (1.63%) Senior Data Engineer
19 28 (1.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (5.28%) TensorFlow
2 88 (4.94%) CSS
3 87 (4.88%) scikit-learn
4 85 (4.77%) XML
5 83 (4.66%) React
6 82 (4.60%) HTML
7 75 (4.21%) Pandas
8 67 (3.76%) NumPy
9 52 (2.92%) PyTorch
10 51 (2.86%) Node.js
11 50 (2.81%) PySpark
12 37 (2.08%) Kafka
13 35 (1.97%) Keras
14 32 (1.80%) REST
15 31 (1.74%) JSON
16 25 (1.40%) FHIR
17 21 (1.18%) .NET
18 20 (1.12%) Caffe
18 20 (1.12%) Flask
19 19 (1.07%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 298 (16.73%) Algorithms
2 135 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 127 (7.13%) Life Science
4 101 (5.67%) Self-Motivation
5 96 (5.39%) Biotechnology
6 67 (3.76%) User Experience
7 50 (2.81%) Virtual Team
8 44 (2.47%) Data Structures
9 39 (2.19%) Social Media
10 35 (1.97%) Credit Risk
11 20 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
11 20 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
12 19 (1.07%) Public Cloud
13 16 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
13 16 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (0.84%) Taxonomies
15 14 (0.79%) Smartphone
16 13 (0.73%) Data Centre
16 13 (0.73%) Hedge funds
17 12 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 110 (6.18%) Linux
2 71 (3.99%) Windows
3 25 (1.40%) Unix
4 23 (1.29%) Windows 10
5 19 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.51%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.22%) DC/OS
8 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.11%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.056%) CentOS
10 1 (0.056%) Debian
10 1 (0.056%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.056%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 906 (50.87%) Mathematics
2 805 (45.20%) Computer Science
3 661 (37.11%) Analytics
4 655 (36.78%) Data Science
5 584 (32.79%) Machine Learning
6 396 (22.23%) Visualisation
7 372 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
8 353 (19.82%) Data Analysis
9 346 (19.43%) Problem-Solving
10 329 (18.47%) Business Intelligence
11 299 (16.79%) Data Visualisation
12 262 (14.71%) Artificial Intelligence
13 256 (14.37%) Decision-Making
14 255 (14.32%) Data Management
15 246 (13.81%) Mentoring
16 245 (13.76%) Data Modelling
17 218 (12.24%) Biostatistics
18 208 (11.68%) Economics
19 200 (11.23%) Validation
20 195 (10.95%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 773 (43.40%) Python
2 584 (32.79%) SQL
3 415 (23.30%) R
4 128 (7.19%) Java
5 112 (6.29%) JavaScript
6 101 (5.67%) MATLAB
7 85 (4.77%) C++
8 78 (4.38%) C#
9 70 (3.93%) C
10 65 (3.65%) SAS Macro
11 50 (2.81%) Scala
12 36 (2.02%) Perl
13 35 (1.97%) T-SQL
14 30 (1.68%) VBA
15 29 (1.63%) Bash
15 29 (1.63%) TypeScript
16 19 (1.07%) PowerShell
17 17 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 17 (0.95%) Julia
18 13 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 897 (50.36%) Degree
2 289 (16.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 258 (14.49%) PhD
4 234 (13.14%) Master's Degree
5 129 (7.24%) Numerate Degree
6 38 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 36 (2.02%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.51%) CCNA
11 8 (0.45%) CCNP
11 8 (0.45%) MCSE
12 7 (0.39%) CISSP
12 7 (0.39%) HND
13 6 (0.34%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.34%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.28%) HNC
15 4 (0.22%) OSCP
15 4 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (9.83%) CDISC
2 95 (5.33%) Data Quality
3 50 (2.81%) Good Clinical Practice
4 42 (2.36%) QA
5 39 (2.19%) GRC
6 28 (1.57%) SLA
7 25 (1.40%) HL7
8 16 (0.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 13 (0.73%) GDPR
10 9 (0.51%) Actionable Recommendations
11 5 (0.28%) GMP
11 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.22%) ISO 13485
13 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (0.17%) NIST
13 3 (0.17%) PMO
14 2 (0.11%) Accessibility
14 2 (0.11%) CRD IV
14 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.11%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 144 (8.09%) Docker
2 39 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 29 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.56%) HDFS
6 9 (0.51%) KVM
6 9 (0.51%) LXC
6 9 (0.51%) Xen
7 1 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.056%) etcd
7 1 (0.056%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.056%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.056%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (2.19%) Kubernetes
2 19 (1.07%) Ansible
3 15 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.84%) Puppet
4 14 (0.79%) Cisco IPCC
5 10 (0.56%) Terraform
6 9 (0.51%) Grafana
6 9 (0.51%) logstash
7 6 (0.34%) Nagios
7 6 (0.34%) Scalr
8 5 (0.28%) Kubeflow
9 4 (0.22%) Apache Brooklyn
9 4 (0.22%) Marathon
9 4 (0.22%) Mesos
9 4 (0.22%) Packer
10 3 (0.17%) CASB
10 3 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.056%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 160 (8.98%) Microsoft
2 104 (5.84%) Google
3 52 (2.92%) SAP
4 51 (2.86%) Splunk
5 44 (2.47%) Facebook
6 34 (1.91%) Databricks
7 33 (1.85%) Alteryx
7 33 (1.85%) Oracle
8 32 (1.80%) VMware
9 26 (1.46%) Talend
10 23 (1.29%) LexisNexis
10 23 (1.29%) YouTube
11 22 (1.24%) Bloomberg
12 20 (1.12%) Citrix
13 18 (1.01%) Twitter
14 15 (0.84%) IFS
15 14 (0.79%) Cisco
16 11 (0.62%) Adobe
16 11 (0.62%) Hortonworks
17 9 (0.51%) FactSet