Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 361 367 329
Rank change year-on-year +6 -38 +14
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 615 1,258 1,755
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.85% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.93% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 491 1,004 1,271
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +14.13%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £88,750 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.47% +11.76% +5.59%

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 71,778 135,730 163,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.15% 92.22% 92.15%
Number of salaries quoted 57,298 106,842 131,246
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 2020. 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 -3 573 £60,000 +9.09% 53
London +25 317 £70,000 +7.69% 22
UK excluding London +18 296 £43,000 -9.47% 37
South East +58 91 £50,000 -6.54% 7
North of England +40 55 £43,000 +2.38% 5
North West +47 40 £45,000 +9.76% 3
Midlands +62 38 £35,000 -12.50% 6
South West +40 37 £35,000 -26.32% 7
East of England +48 36 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Work from Home +35 33 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East Midlands +78 23 £32,750 -34.50% 3
Scotland +64 20 £45,000 - 5
Wales +19 17 £51,350 -24.49% 1
West Midlands +53 15 £42,500 +6.25% 3
North East +31 8 £31,880 +27.52%
Yorkshire +56 7 £43,000 -11.79% 2
Northern Ireland +20 2 £40,000 -20.00%

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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.

1 361 (58.70%) Python
2 271 (44.07%) Mathematics
3 265 (43.09%) Degree
4 253 (41.14%) Data Science
5 248 (40.33%) Analytics
6 236 (38.37%) Computer Science
7 227 (36.91%) SQL
8 217 (35.28%) Machine Learning
9 177 (28.78%) Analytical Skills
10 143 (23.25%) Finance
11 140 (22.76%) Algorithms
12 132 (21.46%) Visualisation
13 131 (21.30%) R
14 128 (20.81%) Big Data
15 123 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 121 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
17 118 (19.19%) Java
18 103 (16.75%) Business Intelligence
19 102 (16.59%) AWS
20 100 (16.26%) Artificial Intelligence
21 95 (15.45%) SQL Server
22 92 (14.96%) Data Visualisation
23 91 (14.80%) C++
24 86 (13.98%) PhD
25 84 (13.66%) Data Analysis
25 84 (13.66%) Hadoop
26 83 (13.50%) Data Analytics
27 77 (12.52%) NoSQL
28 75 (12.20%) Power BI
28 75 (12.20%) Power Platform

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 73 (11.87%) Apache Spark
2 39 (6.34%) SAS
3 21 (3.41%) Apache Airflow
3 21 (3.41%) Jupyter
4 20 (3.25%) Luigi
5 18 (2.93%) Apache
6 14 (2.28%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.30%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.81%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.65%) Confluence
10 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.33%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.16%) CMS
12 1 (0.16%) Pachyderm
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.16%) Tornado
12 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (6.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (3.74%) SPSS
4 14 (2.28%) Adobe Captivate
5 10 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.81%) Stata
8 3 (0.49%) EViews
9 2 (0.33%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.16%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.16%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.16%) InVision
10 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.16%) Sketch
10 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.16%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) SAP CRM
1 5 (0.81%) SAP ERP
1 5 (0.81%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.16%) Maximo
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.16%) Primavera
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 102 (16.59%) AWS
2 75 (12.20%) Power Platform
3 58 (9.43%) Azure
4 54 (8.78%) GCP
5 24 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (3.25%) Amazon EMR
7 19 (3.09%) Office 365
8 18 (2.93%) SaaS
9 17 (2.76%) Amazon S3
10 16 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (1.46%) Google Analytics
11 9 (1.46%) Logic Apps
12 6 (0.98%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (0.98%) Slack
13 4 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.65%) GitHub
13 4 (0.65%) PaaS
13 4 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.39%) Firewall
2 17 (2.76%) Network Security
3 16 (2.60%) WAN
4 14 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (2.28%) LAN
4 14 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.28%) Wireless
5 13 (2.11%) VPN
6 12 (1.95%) VoIP
7 10 (1.63%) BGP
7 10 (1.63%) Cisco IPT
7 10 (1.63%) Converged Networks
7 10 (1.63%) HSRP
7 10 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (1.63%) IP Telephony
7 10 (1.63%) IPsec
7 10 (1.63%) Multicast
7 10 (1.63%) OSPF
7 10 (1.63%) VRRP
7 10 (1.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (20.81%) Big Data
2 95 (15.45%) SQL Server
3 84 (13.66%) Hadoop
4 77 (12.52%) NoSQL
5 75 (12.20%) Power BI
6 73 (11.87%) Relational Database
7 44 (7.15%) Data Mining
7 44 (7.15%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (6.34%) MongoDB
10 35 (5.69%) MySQL
11 28 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 28 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 28 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
13 23 (3.74%) Amazon Redshift
13 23 (3.74%) OLAP
13 23 (3.74%) RDBMS
14 21 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (3.25%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 23 (3.74%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.60%) JIRA
3 15 (2.44%) ERwin
3 15 (2.44%) PowerDesigner
4 10 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.14%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (0.65%) Bazaar
6 4 (0.65%) CircleCI
6 4 (0.65%) Subversion
7 2 (0.33%) Moq
7 2 (0.33%) Selenium
7 2 (0.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.16%) MSI
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 143 (23.25%) Finance
2 71 (11.54%) Marketing
3 29 (4.72%) Retail
4 28 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.58%) Front Office
6 14 (2.28%) Advertising
7 12 (1.95%) Games
8 8 (1.30%) Banking
8 8 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.30%) Public Sector
9 6 (0.98%) Automotive
9 6 (0.98%) Law
9 6 (0.98%) Legal
10 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.49%) German Language
11 3 (0.49%) Local Government
11 3 (0.49%) Police
12 2 (0.33%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.33%) Electronics
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 120 (19.51%) Data Scientist
2 95 (15.45%) Analyst
3 84 (13.66%) Developer
4 58 (9.43%) Data Engineer
5 45 (7.32%) Data Analyst
6 39 (6.34%) Senior Data Scientist
7 35 (5.69%) Python Developer
8 32 (5.20%) Architect
9 28 (4.55%) Python Engineer
10 27 (4.39%) Data Architect
11 17 (2.76%) Senior Data Engineer
12 15 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (2.28%) Analytics Manager
13 14 (2.28%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 14 (2.28%) Network Engineer
13 14 (2.28%) Product Trainer
13 14 (2.28%) Quantitative Developer
13 14 (2.28%) Software Product Trainer
13 14 (2.28%) Trainer
14 13 (2.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.13%) Kafka
2 46 (7.48%) NumPy
3 44 (7.15%) Natural Language Processing
4 41 (6.67%) Pandas
5 38 (6.18%) XML
6 36 (5.85%) .NET
7 28 (4.55%) TensorFlow
8 27 (4.39%) scikit-learn
9 26 (4.23%) Django
9 26 (4.23%) SciPy
10 24 (3.90%) HTML
11 21 (3.41%) CSS
12 20 (3.25%) React
12 20 (3.25%) Spark Streaming
13 19 (3.09%) JSON
14 18 (2.93%) AngularJS
15 16 (2.60%) PyTorch
16 15 (2.44%) D3.js
16 15 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
16 15 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 177 (28.78%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (22.76%) Algorithms
3 65 (10.57%) Management Information System
4 42 (6.83%) Data Structures
5 25 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (3.09%) User Experience
7 16 (2.60%) Analytical Mindset
7 16 (2.60%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.44%) Derivative
8 15 (2.44%) e-Learning
8 15 (2.44%) Reference Data
9 13 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.95%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.79%) Credit Risk
11 11 (1.79%) Pricing Data
12 10 (1.63%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.46%) Social Media
14 8 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (1.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 47 (7.64%) Linux
2 36 (5.85%) Windows
3 14 (2.28%) Windows 10
4 10 (1.63%) Unix
4 10 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.30%) CentOS
5 8 (1.30%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (1.14%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.49%) Android
8 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (44.07%) Mathematics
2 253 (41.14%) Data Science
3 248 (40.33%) Analytics
4 236 (38.37%) Computer Science
5 217 (35.28%) Machine Learning
6 132 (21.46%) Visualisation
7 123 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 121 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
9 103 (16.75%) Business Intelligence
10 100 (16.26%) Artificial Intelligence
11 92 (14.96%) Data Visualisation
12 84 (13.66%) Data Analysis
13 83 (13.50%) Data Analytics
14 69 (11.22%) Data Modelling
15 65 (10.57%) Physics
15 65 (10.57%) Software Engineering
16 62 (10.08%) Economics
17 61 (9.92%) ETL
18 54 (8.78%) ITIL
19 52 (8.46%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 361 (58.70%) Python
2 227 (36.91%) SQL
3 131 (21.30%) R
4 118 (19.19%) Java
5 91 (14.80%) C++
6 63 (10.24%) JavaScript
7 58 (9.43%) C#
8 51 (8.29%) Scala
9 28 (4.55%) MATLAB
10 23 (3.74%) C
11 17 (2.76%) VBA
12 14 (2.28%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.95%) Go
14 9 (1.46%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.46%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.30%) VB
16 7 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 5 (0.81%) VB6
18 4 (0.65%) Perl
18 4 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 265 (43.09%) Degree
2 86 (13.98%) PhD
3 70 (11.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 44 (7.15%) Numerate Degree
5 42 (6.83%) Master's Degree
6 26 (4.23%) Security Cleared
7 17 (2.76%) DV Cleared
8 15 (2.44%) AWS Certification
9 14 (2.28%) CIPD
9 14 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (2.11%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.63%) CCNP
12 9 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.30%) Postgraduate
14 4 (0.65%) CCNA
14 4 (0.65%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 4 (0.65%) MCSE
14 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.88%) Data Quality
2 28 (4.55%) QA
3 19 (3.09%) SLA
4 17 (2.76%) GDPR
5 7 (1.14%) Basel II
5 7 (1.14%) Basel III
6 6 (0.98%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.49%) PMO
9 1 (0.16%) IFRS
9 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.74%) Docker
3 15 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.65%) GPFS
5 4 (0.65%) Lustre
6 3 (0.49%) Firmware
7 2 (0.33%) HDFS
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.95%) Ansible
2 10 (1.63%) Grafana
2 10 (1.63%) Puppet
3 9 (1.46%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.30%) Kibana
5 6 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.98%) Terraform
6 4 (0.65%) Salt
6 4 (0.65%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.16%) SCCM
8 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 71 (11.54%) Tableau
2 61 (9.92%) Microsoft
3 43 (6.99%) Oracle
4 32 (5.20%) Google
5 18 (2.93%) Cisco
5 18 (2.93%) VMware
6 16 (2.60%) SAP
7 15 (2.44%) Adobe
8 14 (2.28%) Palo Alto
9 10 (1.63%) SaltStack
10 9 (1.46%) Alteryx
10 9 (1.46%) Citrix
11 8 (1.30%) IBM
12 7 (1.14%) Facebook
12 7 (1.14%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.81%) Huawei
13 5 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.81%) Teradata
14 4 (0.65%) Veeam