Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 203 378 379
Rank change year-on-year +175 +1 -41
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1,632 658 1,208
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.62% 0.79% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 0.85% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 398 499 921
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £98,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% +8.24%

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 93,720 77,168 132,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.13% 92.34% 92.34%
Number of salaries quoted 65,940 61,996 105,226
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,900 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.95% +5.56% -

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 14 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Statistics in the UK

Statistics
Top 18 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 14 June 2021. 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 +136 1,363 £55,000 -8.33% 125
UK excluding London +181 890 £50,000 +13.64% 81
London +6 402 £59,844 -14.51% 54
Work from Home -12 242 £52,500 +5.00% 22
South East +80 205 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Midlands +91 190 £45,000 +8.43% 12
North of England +69 189 £45,000 +4.65% 18
West Midlands +56 117 £45,000 +5.88% 9
South West +18 112 £47,500 -5.00% 4
North West +26 97 £45,000 -5.26% 10
East of England +50 90 £60,000 +100.00% 17
East Midlands +20 73 £43,500 +27.94% 3
Yorkshire +16 63 £50,000 +16.28% 5
Wales +34 46 £23,500 -56.64% 4
Scotland -32 35 £32,500 -27.78% 5
North East +12 29 £27,000 -15.31% 3
Isle of Man - 23 - -
Northern Ireland -18 1 £23,000 -42.50% 3

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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.

1 677 (41.48%) Driving Licence
2 666 (40.81%) Smartphone
3 471 (28.86%) Mathematics
4 434 (26.59%) Degree
5 418 (25.61%) Computer Science
6 408 (25.00%) Social Skills
7 405 (24.82%) Python
8 382 (23.41%) Analytics
9 361 (22.12%) SQL
10 353 (21.63%) Data Science
11 305 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
12 276 (16.91%) Machine Learning
13 249 (15.26%) SAS
14 225 (13.79%) Finance
15 224 (13.73%) R
16 209 (12.81%) Pharmaceutical
17 183 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
18 167 (10.23%) Visualisation
19 160 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
20 144 (8.82%) Data Analysis
21 137 (8.39%) Data Visualisation
22 133 (8.15%) Algorithms
22 133 (8.15%) Computer Science Degree
23 130 (7.97%) Validation
24 126 (7.72%) Marketing
25 125 (7.66%) Economics
26 124 (7.60%) CDISC
27 122 (7.48%) AWS
28 121 (7.41%) PhD
29 120 (7.35%) Business Intelligence

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
1 249 (15.26%) SAS
2 66 (4.04%) Apache Spark
3 18 (1.10%) Jupyter
4 16 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 13 (0.80%) Apache
5 13 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
6 11 (0.67%) CMS
7 10 (0.61%) Luigi
8 9 (0.55%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.25%) Jetty
9 4 (0.25%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.25%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.25%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.18%) IIS
11 2 (0.12%) Confluence
11 2 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 88 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (1.84%) SPSS
3 26 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
5 17 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.74%) Stata
7 4 (0.25%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.061%) EViews
9 1 (0.061%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.061%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 122 (7.48%) AWS
2 90 (5.51%) Azure
3 67 (4.11%) Power Platform
4 34 (2.08%) SaaS
5 28 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
6 27 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (1.59%) GCP
8 25 (1.53%) Amazon S3
8 25 (1.53%) Serverless
9 22 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (1.10%) Google Analytics
11 12 (0.74%) Amazon SageMaker
12 11 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (0.67%) Microsoft 365
12 11 (0.67%) Snowflake
13 6 (0.37%) IaaS
14 5 (0.31%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 5 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (0.31%) GitHub
14 5 (0.31%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.92%) DNS
2 13 (0.80%) Firewall
3 10 (0.61%) DHCP
3 10 (0.61%) Internet
3 10 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.55%) WAN
5 8 (0.49%) VPN
6 7 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.37%) MPLS
7 6 (0.37%) Multicast
7 6 (0.37%) SAN
8 5 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (0.31%) Intranet
8 5 (0.31%) LAN
8 5 (0.31%) Skype
9 4 (0.25%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.25%) HTTP
9 4 (0.25%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.25%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.18%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (5.82%) Data Mining
2 92 (5.64%) Tableau
3 87 (5.33%) Big Data
4 65 (3.98%) Relational Database
5 58 (3.55%) NoSQL
5 58 (3.55%) Power BI
6 55 (3.37%) SQL Server
7 49 (3.00%) Base SAS
7 49 (3.00%) Hadoop
8 40 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
9 33 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
10 27 (1.65%) Apache Hive
11 26 (1.59%) MySQL
12 23 (1.41%) Electronic Patient Records
12 23 (1.41%) KDB
13 19 (1.16%) QlikView
14 18 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (0.98%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 38 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.55%) JIRA
3 6 (0.37%) Selenium
4 5 (0.31%) JUnit
5 4 (0.25%) Cypress.io
5 4 (0.25%) IntelliJ
5 4 (0.25%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.25%) Maven
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.25%) Subversion
6 3 (0.18%) Postman
7 2 (0.12%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.12%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.12%) webpack
8 1 (0.061%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.061%) Mockito
8 1 (0.061%) ProC
8 1 (0.061%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.061%) TestRail
General
1 408 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 305 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
3 225 (13.79%) Finance
4 209 (12.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 126 (7.72%) Marketing
6 56 (3.43%) Games
7 43 (2.63%) Influencing Skills
8 39 (2.39%) Legal
8 39 (2.39%) Presentation Skills
8 39 (2.39%) Retail
9 32 (1.96%) Banking
10 31 (1.90%) Organisational Skills
11 28 (1.72%) Law
12 22 (1.35%) Public Sector
12 22 (1.35%) Social Science
13 18 (1.10%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.98%) Telecoms
15 15 (0.92%) Electronics
16 14 (0.86%) Advertising
17 11 (0.67%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 200 (12.25%) Data Scientist
2 199 (12.19%) Analyst
3 196 (12.01%) Programmer
4 138 (8.46%) Statistical Programmer
5 114 (6.99%) Senior Programmer
6 77 (4.72%) Senior Statistical Programmer
7 66 (4.04%) Developer
8 63 (3.86%) Data Analyst
9 53 (3.25%) Senior Data Scientist
10 51 (3.13%) Data Engineer
11 42 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
12 28 (1.72%) Qualitative Analyst
12 28 (1.72%) Quantitative Analyst
13 27 (1.65%) SAS Programmer
14 20 (1.23%) Data Manager
14 20 (1.23%) Senior Manager
14 20 (1.23%) Senior SAS Programmer
15 18 (1.10%) Machine Learning Scientist
16 16 (0.98%) Junior
17 15 (0.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.51%) .NET
2 40 (2.45%) TensorFlow
3 35 (2.14%) NumPy
4 33 (2.02%) HTML
4 33 (2.02%) scikit-learn
5 30 (1.84%) Pandas
6 29 (1.78%) Kafka
6 29 (1.78%) XML
7 28 (1.72%) CSS
8 25 (1.53%) React
9 23 (1.41%) PyTorch
10 22 (1.35%) Shiny
11 21 (1.29%) Keras
11 21 (1.29%) Node.js
11 21 (1.29%) REST
12 18 (1.10%) SciPy
13 14 (0.86%) AngularJS
13 14 (0.86%) HTML5
13 14 (0.86%) PySpark
13 14 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 677 (41.48%) Driving Licence
2 666 (40.81%) Smartphone
3 133 (8.15%) Algorithms
4 108 (6.62%) Life Science
5 56 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 47 (2.88%) Biotechnology
7 42 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (2.14%) Data Structures
9 28 (1.72%) User Experience
10 23 (1.41%) Virtual Team
11 21 (1.29%) FMCG
12 20 (1.23%) Mobile App
13 15 (0.92%) Cyberattack
14 14 (0.86%) Data Centre
15 13 (0.80%) Derivative
15 13 (0.80%) Replication
15 13 (0.80%) Social Media
16 12 (0.74%) Market Risk
17 11 (0.67%) Mobile Games
18 10 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (2.14%) Linux
2 17 (1.04%) Windows
3 13 (0.80%) Unix
4 9 (0.55%) Windows Server
4 9 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.18%) Android
8 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.12%) AIX
9 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.12%) SUSE
9 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (28.86%) Mathematics
2 418 (25.61%) Computer Science
3 382 (23.41%) Analytics
4 353 (21.63%) Data Science
5 276 (16.91%) Machine Learning
6 183 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
7 167 (10.23%) Visualisation
8 160 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
9 144 (8.82%) Data Analysis
10 137 (8.39%) Data Visualisation
11 130 (7.97%) Validation
12 125 (7.66%) Economics
13 120 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
14 118 (7.23%) Artificial Intelligence
15 117 (7.17%) Decision-Making
15 117 (7.17%) Project Management
15 117 (7.17%) Statistical Analysis
16 116 (7.11%) Data Management
17 113 (6.92%) Mentoring
18 108 (6.62%) Biostatistics
Programming Languages
1 405 (24.82%) Python
2 361 (22.12%) SQL
3 224 (13.73%) R
4 81 (4.96%) Java
5 54 (3.31%) SAS Macro
6 49 (3.00%) C#
6 49 (3.00%) C++
7 46 (2.82%) JavaScript
8 33 (2.02%) MATLAB
9 31 (1.90%) C
9 31 (1.90%) VBA
10 25 (1.53%) Scala
11 15 (0.92%) T-SQL
12 11 (0.67%) F#
13 10 (0.61%) Perl
14 9 (0.55%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.49%) Julia
16 7 (0.43%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.43%) TypeScript
17 6 (0.37%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 434 (26.59%) Degree
2 133 (8.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 121 (7.41%) PhD
4 95 (5.82%) Numerate Degree
5 91 (5.58%) Master's Degree
6 26 (1.59%) Security Cleared
7 18 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.49%) CCNP
11 7 (0.43%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.31%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.31%) MCSE
13 4 (0.25%) CBAP
13 4 (0.25%) CCA
13 4 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.25%) MCSA
13 4 (0.25%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (7.60%) CDISC
2 94 (5.76%) QA
3 52 (3.19%) Data Quality
4 32 (1.96%) Good Clinical Practice
5 28 (1.72%) SLA
6 20 (1.23%) GDPR
7 13 (0.80%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.74%) Basel II
9 9 (0.55%) CRD IV
10 6 (0.37%) PMO
11 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.18%) Accessibility
13 2 (0.12%) GMP
13 2 (0.12%) GxP
14 1 (0.061%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 45 (2.76%) Docker
2 13 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.25%) vSphere
4 4 (0.25%) XenApp
4 4 (0.25%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.061%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.061%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.061%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.061%) HDFS
6 1 (0.061%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.061%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.061%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (1.53%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.18%) Ansible
4 3 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.18%) Perfmon
4 3 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.12%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.12%) MIIS
6 1 (0.061%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.061%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.061%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.061%) Puppet
6 1 (0.061%) SCCM
6 1 (0.061%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.061%) Terraform
Vendors
1 84 (5.15%) Microsoft
2 45 (2.76%) Google
3 43 (2.63%) SAP
4 25 (1.53%) Facebook
5 15 (0.92%) Instagram
6 13 (0.80%) Remedy
7 11 (0.67%) Cisco
8 10 (0.61%) IBM
8 10 (0.61%) VMware
9 9 (0.55%) App Annie
10 8 (0.49%) Citrix
10 8 (0.49%) Cloudera
10 8 (0.49%) Databricks
10 8 (0.49%) Oracle
10 8 (0.49%) Palo Alto
11 7 (0.43%) ConnectWise
12 5 (0.31%) HP
12 5 (0.31%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.25%) Birst
13 4 (0.25%) ServiceNow