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

Statistics
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 395 385 317
Rank change year-on-year -10 -68 +6
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 888 1,229 1,775
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.82% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.89% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 668 919 1,341
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 105,988 137,424 163,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.04% 92.21% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84,055 108,077 132,865
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
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 April 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 April 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 -9 825 £60,000 +9.09% 92
London +44 484 £67,500 +8.00% 52
UK excluding London -12 395 £45,000 -5.26% 46
South East +19 135 £48,300 -12.18% 14
North of England +6 74 £43,000 +1.18% 7
North West +35 55 £45,000 +7.14% 7
Midlands +16 54 £36,500 -8.75% 6
South West +21 45 £55,000 +15.79% 6
East of England +2 36 £37,500 -31.82% 7
Scotland +32 35 £50,000 +30.72% 3
Work from Home 0 32 £50,000 -11.50% 8
West Midlands +19 31 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East Midlands +42 23 £32,500 -31.58% 1
Wales -3 12 £37,500 -31.19% 3
Yorkshire +22 11 £43,000 -12.24%
North East +8 8 £31,880 +16.99%
Northern Ireland +18 4 £40,000 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 465 (52.36%) Python
2 387 (43.58%) Degree
2 387 (43.58%) Data Science
3 361 (40.65%) Mathematics
4 335 (37.73%) Machine Learning
5 327 (36.82%) Computer Science
6 321 (36.15%) Analytics
7 313 (35.25%) SQL
8 239 (26.91%) Finance
9 223 (25.11%) Analytical Skills
10 183 (20.61%) Big Data
11 180 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
12 176 (19.82%) Algorithms
13 172 (19.37%) R
14 171 (19.26%) Visualisation
15 157 (17.68%) Artificial Intelligence
16 155 (17.45%) Problem-Solving
17 154 (17.34%) AWS
18 143 (16.10%) Java
19 140 (15.77%) PhD
20 123 (13.85%) Apache Spark
21 120 (13.51%) Hadoop
22 118 (13.29%) Microsoft
23 114 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
23 114 (12.84%) Data Analytics
24 111 (12.50%) Data Analysis
25 110 (12.39%) Marketing
26 106 (11.94%) Data Visualisation
27 104 (11.71%) SQL Server
28 103 (11.60%) Azure

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
1 123 (13.85%) Apache Spark
2 51 (5.74%) SAS
3 28 (3.15%) Apache
4 26 (2.93%) Jupyter
5 21 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (2.25%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.69%) Apache Airflow
8 14 (1.58%) Luigi
9 13 (1.46%) Apache Solr
10 12 (1.35%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.01%) IIS
12 8 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.68%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.56%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.34%) CMS
15 3 (0.34%) Confluence
15 3 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
15 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
16 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 57 (6.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (3.49%) SPSS
4 16 (1.80%) Adobe Captivate
5 13 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.56%) Stata
8 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.34%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.23%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.23%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.11%) EViews
11 1 (0.11%) InDesign
11 1 (0.11%) InVision
11 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.56%) SAP CRM
1 5 (0.56%) SAP ERP
1 5 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.11%) Primavera
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 154 (17.34%) AWS
2 103 (11.60%) Azure
3 89 (10.02%) GCP
4 51 (5.74%) Power Platform
5 47 (5.29%) Office 365
6 24 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (2.70%) Amazon S3
7 19 (2.14%) SaaS
8 16 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.80%) GitHub
9 14 (1.58%) Amazon EMR
9 14 (1.58%) Google Analytics
10 9 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 9 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.90%) PaaS
12 7 (0.79%) Amazon EKS
13 6 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (0.68%) Serverless
13 6 (0.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.08%) Firewall
2 32 (3.60%) Network Security
2 32 (3.60%) WAN
3 30 (3.38%) LAN
4 28 (3.15%) VPN
5 26 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (2.93%) Wireless
6 25 (2.82%) VoIP
7 23 (2.59%) BGP
7 23 (2.59%) HSRP
7 23 (2.59%) Multicast
7 23 (2.59%) OSPF
7 23 (2.59%) VRRP
8 22 (2.48%) Cisco IPT
8 22 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 22 (2.48%) IP Telephony
8 22 (2.48%) IPsec
8 22 (2.48%) TCP/IP
8 22 (2.48%) WLAN
9 17 (1.91%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (20.61%) Big Data
2 120 (13.51%) Hadoop
3 104 (11.71%) SQL Server
4 100 (11.26%) NoSQL
5 96 (10.81%) Relational Database
6 60 (6.76%) Data Mining
7 53 (5.97%) MongoDB
8 51 (5.74%) Power BI
9 43 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (4.05%) MySQL
12 31 (3.49%) BigQuery
13 28 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 26 (2.93%) RDBMS
15 25 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
16 24 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
17 23 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
18 21 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (2.25%) Snowflake Schema
20 19 (2.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 47 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 13 (1.46%) ERwin
3 13 (1.46%) JIRA
3 13 (1.46%) PowerDesigner
4 12 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.01%) CircleCI
6 7 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (0.56%) kappa
8 4 (0.45%) Bazaar
8 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.34%) Moq
9 3 (0.34%) Selenium
9 3 (0.34%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.23%) MSI
10 2 (0.23%) Subversion
11 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket Server
11 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.11%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 239 (26.91%) Finance
2 110 (12.39%) Marketing
3 66 (7.43%) Retail
4 49 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.72%) Public Sector
6 21 (2.36%) Front Office
7 17 (1.91%) Games
8 15 (1.69%) Banking
9 13 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.35%) Advertising
11 11 (1.24%) Legal
12 9 (1.01%) Electronics
13 7 (0.79%) Law
14 6 (0.68%) Automotive
14 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.56%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.45%) German Language
16 4 (0.45%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.34%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 195 (21.96%) Data Scientist
2 138 (15.54%) Analyst
3 68 (7.66%) Senior Data Scientist
4 66 (7.43%) Data Engineer
5 64 (7.21%) Data Analyst
5 64 (7.21%) Developer
6 47 (5.29%) Architect
7 35 (3.94%) Python Engineer
8 31 (3.49%) Data Architect
9 29 (3.27%) Network Engineer
10 26 (2.93%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 25 (2.82%) Support Engineer
12 23 (2.59%) Python Developer
12 23 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (2.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 19 (2.14%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (1.91%) Senior Network Engineer
15 16 (1.80%) Junior
15 16 (1.80%) Quantitative Analyst
15 16 (1.80%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (10.36%) Natural Language Processing
2 49 (5.52%) TensorFlow
3 47 (5.29%) NumPy
4 45 (5.07%) Kafka
5 44 (4.95%) Pandas
6 36 (4.05%) .NET
6 36 (4.05%) XML
7 35 (3.94%) scikit-learn
8 33 (3.72%) PyTorch
8 33 (3.72%) SciPy
9 25 (2.82%) React
10 24 (2.70%) HTML
10 24 (2.70%) JSON
10 24 (2.70%) Keras
11 23 (2.59%) D3.js
11 23 (2.59%) Web Services
12 21 (2.36%) CSS
12 21 (2.36%) Dask
13 20 (2.25%) AngularJS
13 20 (2.25%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 223 (25.11%) Analytical Skills
2 176 (19.82%) Algorithms
3 102 (11.49%) Management Information System
4 60 (6.76%) Data Structures
5 39 (4.39%) User Experience
6 36 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (2.36%) Hedge funds
8 19 (2.14%) e-Learning
8 19 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (1.91%) Credit Risk
10 14 (1.58%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.58%) Smartphone
11 13 (1.46%) Reference Data
12 12 (1.35%) Derivative
12 12 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (1.24%) Analytical Mindset
13 11 (1.24%) Renewable Energy
14 10 (1.13%) Blackberry
14 10 (1.13%) Blog
14 10 (1.13%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 85 (9.57%) Linux
2 70 (7.88%) Windows
3 22 (2.48%) Unix
4 20 (2.25%) Windows 10
5 19 (2.14%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.35%) Android
7 12 (1.35%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (0.79%) CentOS
9 4 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (43.58%) Data Science
2 361 (40.65%) Mathematics
3 335 (37.73%) Machine Learning
4 327 (36.82%) Computer Science
5 321 (36.15%) Analytics
6 180 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
7 171 (19.26%) Visualisation
8 157 (17.68%) Artificial Intelligence
9 155 (17.45%) Problem-Solving
10 114 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
10 114 (12.84%) Data Analytics
11 111 (12.50%) Data Analysis
12 106 (11.94%) Data Visualisation
13 101 (11.37%) Software Engineering
14 91 (10.25%) ITIL
14 91 (10.25%) Physics
15 89 (10.02%) Economics
16 81 (9.12%) Data Modelling
17 70 (7.88%) DevOps
18 68 (7.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 465 (52.36%) Python
2 313 (35.25%) SQL
3 172 (19.37%) R
4 143 (16.10%) Java
5 102 (11.49%) C++
6 75 (8.45%) Scala
7 51 (5.74%) JavaScript
8 48 (5.41%) C#
9 39 (4.39%) PowerShell
10 34 (3.83%) MATLAB
11 29 (3.27%) Go
12 23 (2.59%) C
13 21 (2.36%) Bash Shell
14 20 (2.25%) VBA
15 9 (1.01%) VB
16 8 (0.90%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.90%) TypeScript
17 6 (0.68%) Julia
18 5 (0.56%) Perl
18 5 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 387 (43.58%) Degree
2 140 (15.77%) PhD
3 78 (8.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 68 (7.66%) Numerate Degree
5 59 (6.64%) Master's Degree
6 49 (5.52%) Security Cleared
7 31 (3.49%) SC Cleared
8 30 (3.38%) DV Cleared
9 29 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (2.59%) CCNP
11 19 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (1.80%) CIPD
14 13 (1.46%) AWS Certification
15 6 (0.68%) CCNA
15 6 (0.68%) MBA
15 6 (0.68%) Postgraduate
16 5 (0.56%) APMP
16 5 (0.56%) MCSE
16 5 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.41%) QA
2 37 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 37 (4.17%) SLA
3 19 (2.14%) GDPR
4 8 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.79%) Basel II
5 7 (0.79%) Basel III
5 7 (0.79%) JSP 440
5 7 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.23%) PMO
9 1 (0.11%) CDISC
9 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.11%) EMIR
9 1 (0.11%) MiFID
9 1 (0.11%) NCSC
9 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 56 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.83%) Docker
3 22 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.45%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.34%) Firmware
7 3 (0.34%) GPFS
7 3 (0.34%) Lustre
8 2 (0.23%) HDFS
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 25 (2.82%) Ansible
2 21 (2.36%) Kubernetes
3 16 (1.80%) Terraform
4 15 (1.69%) Puppet
5 14 (1.58%) Kibana
6 9 (1.01%) Grafana
6 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (1.01%) Salt
7 6 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.34%) Consul
9 3 (0.34%) Oozie
9 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.23%) SCCM
11 1 (0.11%) logstash
11 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 118 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 74 (8.33%) Tableau
3 59 (6.64%) Oracle
4 54 (6.08%) Google
5 37 (4.17%) Cisco
6 27 (3.04%) VMware
7 26 (2.93%) Palo Alto
7 26 (2.93%) SAP
8 19 (2.14%) Adobe
9 17 (1.91%) Citrix
10 15 (1.69%) Apple
10 15 (1.69%) IBM
11 10 (1.13%) Alteryx
11 10 (1.13%) Facebook
12 9 (1.01%) Computacenter
12 9 (1.01%) MobileIron
12 9 (1.01%) SaltStack
13 7 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.79%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.68%) Hortonworks