Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 312 357
Rank change year-on-year -16 +45 +20
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1775 1930 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 1.01% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.14% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1557 1497
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +8.24%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%

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 161983 169953 194669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 127876 141202 160286
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -6 1685 £52,500 +16.67% 114
UK excluding London +11 938 £42,500 +6.25% 59
London -20 828 £60,000 +4.35% 58
South East -48 268 £45,000 +12.50% 23
East of England +140 231 £52,500 - 13
North of England -35 161 £40,000 - 11
Midlands +41 119 £35,000 +11.11% 7
North West -36 97 £45,000 +12.50% 9
West Midlands +14 85 £39,000 +30.00% 6
South West +12 75 £42,250 +50.89% 2
Scotland +38 61 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire +23 56 £35,000 -4.76% 2
East Midlands +32 32 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Wales -70 11 £32,000 -28.89%
Northern Ireland - 10 - -
North East +12 8 £35,750 -20.09%
Isle of Man - 5 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Statistics.

1 739 (41.63%) Mathematics
2 723 (40.73%) SQL
3 685 (38.59%) Python
4 608 (34.25%) Degree
5 565 (31.83%) Analytics
6 552 (31.10%) Finance
7 537 (30.25%) Computer Science
8 516 (29.07%) Machine Learning
9 419 (23.61%) R
10 360 (20.28%) Analytical Skills
11 313 (17.63%) Algorithms
12 280 (15.77%) Big Data
13 266 (14.99%) PhD
13 266 (14.99%) Visualisation
14 260 (14.65%) Microsoft
15 257 (14.48%) SAS
16 254 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
16 254 (14.31%) Physics
17 244 (13.75%) Java
18 239 (13.46%) SQL Server
19 237 (13.35%) Business Intelligence
20 217 (12.23%) Data Analysis
21 213 (12.00%) MATLAB
21 213 (12.00%) Marketing
22 210 (11.83%) Microsoft Excel
23 204 (11.49%) Apache Spark
24 202 (11.38%) Hadoop
25 199 (11.21%) Data Visualisation
26 184 (10.37%) Economics
27 183 (10.31%) 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
1 257 (14.48%) SAS
2 204 (11.49%) Apache Spark
3 46 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 40 (2.25%) Apache
5 27 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (1.46%) Apache Pig
7 22 (1.24%) MS Exchange
8 20 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
9 17 (0.96%) Skype for Business
10 9 (0.51%) nginx
11 8 (0.45%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.39%) Jupyter
12 7 (0.39%) NetWeaver
13 6 (0.34%) CMS
13 6 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.34%) Smallworld
14 5 (0.28%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.28%) WordPress
15 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 210 (11.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 111 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 97 (5.46%) SPSS
4 82 (4.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.56%) Stata
8 9 (0.51%) Mathematica
9 7 (0.39%) SPSS Modeler
10 6 (0.34%) S-PLUS
11 5 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.28%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.23%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.23%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.23%) Maple
13 3 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.17%) Weka
14 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
15 1 (0.056%) Doxygen
15 1 (0.056%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 19 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.68%) Magento
3 7 (0.39%) SAP GRC
4 6 (0.34%) Eikon
5 5 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.11%) FastStats
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.11%) Sage 500
7 2 (0.11%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.056%) Actimize
8 1 (0.056%) Capstone
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 122 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (3.15%) Google Analytics
4 46 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (1.46%) Mimecast
5 26 (1.46%) Office 365
6 13 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
6 13 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.73%) SaaS
7 10 (0.56%) GitHub
8 8 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
10 4 (0.23%) AdWords
10 4 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.23%) IaaS
11 3 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
11 3 (0.17%) Heroku
11 3 (0.17%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 72 (4.06%) WAN
2 71 (4.00%) Firewall
3 68 (3.83%) LAN
4 41 (2.31%) Network Security
5 35 (1.97%) VPN
6 34 (1.92%) Intranet
7 32 (1.80%) Unified Communications
8 29 (1.63%) Wireless
9 27 (1.52%) FTP
9 27 (1.52%) Internet
9 27 (1.52%) SSL
9 27 (1.52%) VoIP
10 26 (1.46%) DWDM
11 25 (1.41%) MPLS
12 21 (1.18%) SMS
13 20 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (1.07%) DNS
15 15 (0.85%) BGP
15 15 (0.85%) DHCP
15 15 (0.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (15.77%) Big Data
2 239 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 202 (11.38%) Hadoop
4 147 (8.28%) Data Mining
5 139 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
6 97 (5.46%) Relational Database
7 94 (5.30%) Apache Hive
8 84 (4.73%) NoSQL
9 73 (4.11%) MongoDB
10 70 (3.94%) MySQL
11 64 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
11 64 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 60 (3.38%) Amazon Redshift
13 53 (2.99%) Power BI
14 52 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 44 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
16 42 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
17 40 (2.25%) QlikView
18 34 (1.92%) Spotfire
19 30 (1.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 50 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 34 (1.92%) JIRA
3 19 (1.07%) NUnit
4 16 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 14 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
7 12 (0.68%) Cucumber
7 12 (0.68%) Selenium
8 11 (0.62%) HP UFT
8 11 (0.62%) SpecFlow
8 11 (0.62%) TestRail
8 11 (0.62%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.39%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.39%) Subversion
10 6 (0.34%) Toad
11 4 (0.23%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.17%) CircleCI
12 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 552 (31.10%) Finance
2 213 (12.00%) Marketing
3 138 (7.77%) Retail
4 90 (5.07%) Banking
5 66 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 50 (2.82%) Games
7 49 (2.76%) Law
8 43 (2.42%) Advertising
9 39 (2.20%) Legal
10 21 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.90%) Automotive
11 16 (0.90%) Front Office
11 16 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.73%) Back Office
12 13 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.62%) Electronics
14 9 (0.51%) Billing
14 9 (0.51%) French Language
14 9 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 367 (20.68%) Analyst
2 361 (20.34%) Data Scientist
3 214 (12.06%) Developer
4 133 (7.49%) Data Analyst
5 73 (4.11%) Senior Data Scientist
6 62 (3.49%) DBA
7 58 (3.27%) Administrator
8 57 (3.21%) Service Manager
9 53 (2.99%) Graduate
10 52 (2.93%) Consultant
11 50 (2.82%) Junior
12 49 (2.76%) SQL DBA
13 48 (2.70%) Network Engineer
14 45 (2.54%) Machine Learning Scientist
15 44 (2.48%) Team Leader
16 42 (2.37%) Software Engineer
17 38 (2.14%) Machine Learning Researcher
18 36 (2.03%) SQL Analyst
19 34 (1.92%) Insight Analyst
20 33 (1.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (5.69%) .NET
2 97 (5.46%) Natural Language Processing
3 89 (5.01%) HTML
4 81 (4.56%) CSS
5 65 (3.66%) TensorFlow
6 52 (2.93%) scikit-learn
6 52 (2.93%) Web Services
7 51 (2.87%) NumPy
8 42 (2.37%) ASP.NET
9 41 (2.31%) jQuery
10 38 (2.14%) HTML5
10 38 (2.14%) WPF
11 36 (2.03%) Pandas
12 34 (1.92%) AngularJS
13 32 (1.80%) XML
14 30 (1.69%) D3.js
15 29 (1.63%) SciPy
16 25 (1.41%) Kafka
17 20 (1.13%) CSS3
17 20 (1.13%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 537 (30.25%) Computer Science
2 360 (20.28%) Analytical Skills
3 313 (17.63%) Algorithms
4 87 (4.90%) Data Centre
5 83 (4.68%) Management Information System
6 54 (3.04%) User Experience
7 49 (2.76%) Fintech
8 37 (2.08%) Data Structures
9 34 (1.92%) Replication
10 30 (1.69%) Credit Risk
11 29 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
12 26 (1.46%) e-Learning
12 26 (1.46%) Life Science
12 26 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
13 25 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
14 21 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 21 (1.18%) Social Media
15 19 (1.07%) Reinsurance
16 18 (1.01%) Hedge funds
17 15 (0.85%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 183 (10.31%) Windows
2 119 (6.70%) Linux
3 77 (4.34%) Unix
4 76 (4.28%) Windows Server
5 36 (2.03%) Windows 7
6 35 (1.97%) Android
7 27 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 24 (1.35%) Windows 10
9 20 (1.13%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.23%) CentOS
13 2 (0.11%) Debian
13 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.056%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.056%) VME
14 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (41.63%) Mathematics
2 565 (31.83%) Analytics
3 516 (29.07%) Machine Learning
4 266 (14.99%) Visualisation
5 254 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
5 254 (14.31%) Physics
6 237 (13.35%) Business Intelligence
7 217 (12.23%) Data Analysis
8 199 (11.21%) Data Visualisation
9 184 (10.37%) Economics
10 147 (8.28%) Data Analytics
11 143 (8.06%) Data Modelling
11 143 (8.06%) Software Engineering
12 142 (8.00%) Service Delivery
13 130 (7.32%) Bayesian Methods
14 128 (7.21%) Statistical Analysis
15 126 (7.10%) Deep Learning
16 122 (6.87%) Mentoring
17 118 (6.65%) ITIL
18 117 (6.59%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 723 (40.73%) SQL
2 685 (38.59%) Python
3 419 (23.61%) R
4 244 (13.75%) Java
5 213 (12.00%) MATLAB
6 180 (10.14%) C++
7 143 (8.06%) C#
8 137 (7.72%) JavaScript
9 102 (5.75%) Scala
10 82 (4.62%) Julia
11 79 (4.45%) C
12 72 (4.06%) T-SQL
13 67 (3.77%) PowerShell
13 67 (3.77%) VBA
14 32 (1.80%) PHP
15 28 (1.58%) Perl
15 28 (1.58%) VB
16 24 (1.35%) PL/SQL
17 18 (1.01%) RPG
18 15 (0.85%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 608 (34.25%) Degree
2 266 (14.99%) PhD
3 110 (6.20%) Numerate Degree
4 78 (4.39%) Master's Degree
5 75 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 57 (3.21%) CCNP
8 50 (2.82%) ISEB
9 34 (1.92%) CCIE
10 33 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (1.63%) MCSE
12 28 (1.58%) ISTQB
13 25 (1.41%) CCNA
14 23 (1.30%) Security Cleared
15 17 (0.96%) Postgraduate
16 14 (0.79%) MCSA
17 11 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (0.62%) SC Cleared
18 9 (0.51%) MCP
18 9 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (6.37%) SLA
2 82 (4.62%) Data Quality
3 65 (3.66%) QA
4 13 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
6 8 (0.45%) GCP
7 7 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.34%) GMP
8 6 (0.34%) NEBOSH
9 4 (0.23%) GLP
9 4 (0.23%) GxP
9 4 (0.23%) PMO
10 3 (0.17%) FATCA
10 3 (0.17%) IFRS
10 3 (0.17%) IFRS 9
10 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.11%) COSHH
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.69%) Docker
3 23 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.73%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.39%) HDFS
6 7 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.39%) Varnish
7 5 (0.28%) vSphere
8 1 (0.056%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.056%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.056%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.056%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.056%) XenApp
8 1 (0.056%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (0.85%) Ansible
2 14 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 9 (0.51%) SCCM
5 8 (0.45%) Cacti
5 8 (0.45%) Puppet
5 8 (0.45%) SmokePing
5 8 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.34%) HP SIM
8 5 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.28%) Oozie
8 5 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.23%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.11%) Kibana
10 2 (0.11%) Netcool
10 2 (0.11%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 260 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 158 (8.90%) Tableau
3 112 (6.31%) Google
4 102 (5.75%) Oracle
5 100 (5.63%) Cisco
6 53 (2.99%) CheckPoint
7 48 (2.70%) HP
7 48 (2.70%) VMware
8 39 (2.20%) Palo Alto
9 37 (2.08%) Cadence
10 35 (1.97%) SolarWinds
11 33 (1.86%) IBM
11 33 (1.86%) SAP
12 30 (1.69%) Adobe
12 30 (1.69%) Juniper
13 29 (1.63%) iManage
14 26 (1.46%) Citrix
15 22 (1.24%) F5
16 20 (1.13%) Alteryx
17 18 (1.01%) Twitter