Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 331 324
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 +44
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1,479 1,767 1,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.98% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.07% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,037 1,331 1,514
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +11.70% +4.44%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +2.56%

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 146,225 165,096 168,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.56% 91.88% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 115,831 131,154 139,968
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Statistics in the UK

Statistics
Top 16 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 11 December 2018. 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 -4 1,398 £60,000 +14.29% 181
London +22 744 £70,000 +16.67% 89
UK excluding London -25 711 £50,000 +11.11% 102
South East -5 231 £55,000 +15.79% 29
North of England +14 143 £42,500 +1.19% 30
North West +13 103 £45,000 - 19
South West +41 100 £60,000 +41.18% 8
Midlands +18 91 £40,000 +14.29% 7
East of England -80 86 £52,500 +1.07% 18
West Midlands +5 69 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Scotland -16 41 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Yorkshire +11 33 £42,000 +12.00% 3
East Midlands +15 22 £77,500 +138.46% 1
Wales +4 15 £54,500 +70.31% 2
North East 0 7 £20,622 -42.72% 8
Northern Ireland -11 4 £35,000 -58.82% 5

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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.

1 734 (49.63%) Python
2 661 (44.69%) Mathematics
3 617 (41.72%) SQL
4 601 (40.64%) Machine Learning
5 509 (34.42%) Data Science
6 508 (34.35%) Degree
7 503 (34.01%) Analytics
8 482 (32.59%) Finance
9 457 (30.90%) R
10 430 (29.07%) Computer Science
11 359 (24.27%) Analytical Skills
12 342 (23.12%) Algorithms
13 298 (20.15%) Artificial Intelligence
14 287 (19.41%) Visualisation
15 262 (17.71%) Big Data
16 248 (16.77%) PhD
17 240 (16.23%) Java
18 220 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
19 216 (14.60%) Data Analysis
19 216 (14.60%) Apache Spark
20 213 (14.40%) Deep Learning
20 213 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
21 211 (14.27%) Hadoop
22 206 (13.93%) Problem-Solving
23 196 (13.25%) SQL Server
24 194 (13.12%) Data Visualisation
25 188 (12.71%) SAS
26 181 (12.24%) C++
27 176 (11.90%) Natural Language Processing
28 173 (11.70%) Decision-Making

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
1 216 (14.60%) Apache Spark
2 188 (12.71%) SAS
3 101 (6.83%) Apache
4 28 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 26 (1.76%) Apache Pig
6 24 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (1.56%) SharePoint
8 21 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (1.28%) CMS
10 18 (1.22%) Skype for Business
11 16 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (0.74%) IIS
13 9 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.54%) Drupal
15 7 (0.47%) Hyperledger
15 7 (0.47%) WordPress
16 6 (0.41%) DNN
16 6 (0.41%) Kinematics
17 5 (0.34%) Jupyter
18 4 (0.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 132 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
3 61 (4.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (3.04%) SPSS
5 11 (0.74%) Stata
6 8 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.41%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.27%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.20%) InVision
9 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.14%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.14%) UserZoom
11 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.068%) EViews
11 1 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.14%) Magento
4 2 (0.14%) Odoo
4 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.068%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.068%) iTrent
5 1 (0.068%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.068%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 151 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (2.70%) Google Analytics
4 37 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (1.22%) SaaS
6 16 (1.08%) GitHub
7 15 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
8 14 (0.95%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 14 (0.95%) Google Tag Manager
9 13 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.68%) Amazon Alexa
10 10 (0.68%) Office 365
10 10 (0.68%) Siri
11 7 (0.47%) PaaS
12 6 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.34%) AdWords
13 5 (0.34%) Runscope
13 5 (0.34%) Serverless
14 4 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
14 4 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.45%) Firewall
2 33 (2.23%) LAN
3 31 (2.10%) WAN
4 25 (1.69%) SAN
5 24 (1.62%) Internet
6 19 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 18 (1.22%) Wireless
8 12 (0.81%) HTTP
8 12 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (0.81%) Network Security
8 12 (0.81%) SMS
9 11 (0.74%) Skype
9 11 (0.74%) VoIP
9 11 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (0.61%) iBeacon
11 7 (0.47%) VPN
12 6 (0.41%) Broadband
12 6 (0.41%) DHCP
12 6 (0.41%) DNS
13 5 (0.34%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (17.71%) Big Data
2 211 (14.27%) Hadoop
3 196 (13.25%) SQL Server
4 136 (9.20%) Apache Hive
5 111 (7.51%) Power BI
6 108 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
7 105 (7.10%) Data Mining
8 102 (6.90%) NoSQL
9 88 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 72 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 67 (4.53%) Relational Database
12 51 (3.45%) Text Mining
13 48 (3.25%) MySQL
14 45 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 43 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
16 41 (2.77%) SAP HANA
17 32 (2.16%) Impala
18 31 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
18 31 (2.10%) MongoDB
19 24 (1.62%) HBase
Development Applications
1 132 (8.92%) Git (software)
2 32 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (2.16%) Visual Studio
3 26 (1.76%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.49%) Selenium
4 22 (1.49%) Subversion
5 20 (1.35%) JUnit
5 20 (1.35%) NUnit
6 18 (1.22%) JIRA
7 11 (0.74%) Trac
8 10 (0.68%) MSTest
8 10 (0.68%) Ranorex
9 9 (0.61%) TestRail
10 6 (0.41%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.41%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.34%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.34%) GitLab
11 5 (0.34%) HP UFT
11 5 (0.34%) Mockito
12 4 (0.27%) RStudio
General
1 482 (32.59%) Finance
2 167 (11.29%) Marketing
3 128 (8.65%) Retail
4 102 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 76 (5.14%) Banking
6 57 (3.85%) Publishing
7 55 (3.72%) Games
8 30 (2.03%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.89%) Advertising
9 28 (1.89%) Front Office
10 25 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 23 (1.56%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.35%) Law
13 19 (1.28%) Electronics
14 18 (1.22%) Legal
15 11 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
16 9 (0.61%) Billing
17 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.47%) Military
18 6 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 372 (25.15%) Data Scientist
2 237 (16.02%) Analyst
3 163 (11.02%) Developer
4 149 (10.07%) Senior Data Scientist
5 95 (6.42%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 93 (6.29%) Data Analyst
7 73 (4.94%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 72 (4.87%) DBA
9 62 (4.19%) Data Engineer
10 61 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
11 50 (3.38%) Service Manager
12 48 (3.25%) SQL DBA
13 39 (2.64%) SQL Developer
14 37 (2.50%) C# Developer
14 37 (2.50%) Junior
14 37 (2.50%) Test Engineer
15 36 (2.43%) Python Developer
15 36 (2.43%) Python Engineer
15 36 (2.43%) Software Engineer
16 33 (2.23%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (11.90%) Natural Language Processing
2 97 (6.56%) .NET
3 68 (4.60%) D3.js
4 59 (3.99%) TensorFlow
5 58 (3.92%) CSS
6 57 (3.85%) HTML
7 54 (3.65%) Kafka
7 54 (3.65%) Web Services
8 53 (3.58%) WPF
9 42 (2.84%) ggplot
10 37 (2.50%) .NET Framework
11 36 (2.43%) ASP.NET
12 35 (2.37%) Pandas
13 33 (2.23%) Velocity
13 33 (2.23%) WCF
14 31 (2.10%) NumPy
15 29 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (1.96%) Node.js
16 28 (1.89%) SciPy
16 28 (1.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 359 (24.27%) Analytical Skills
2 342 (23.12%) Algorithms
3 78 (5.27%) Management Information System
4 48 (3.25%) Fintech
4 48 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (3.04%) Social Network
6 44 (2.97%) Replication
7 41 (2.77%) Data Structures
8 37 (2.50%) Hedge funds
9 32 (2.16%) Reinsurance
9 32 (2.16%) User Experience
10 27 (1.83%) Life Science
11 24 (1.62%) Virtual Team
12 22 (1.49%) NHS
13 20 (1.35%) Credit Risk
14 19 (1.28%) Social Media
15 17 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
16 15 (1.01%) Data Centre
16 15 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.95%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 110 (7.44%) Linux
2 109 (7.37%) Windows
3 80 (5.41%) Unix
4 49 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.81%) Android
8 9 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.54%) Robot Operating System
10 7 (0.47%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.20%) CentOS
13 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.068%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.068%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.068%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (44.69%) Mathematics
2 601 (40.64%) Machine Learning
3 509 (34.42%) Data Science
4 503 (34.01%) Analytics
5 430 (29.07%) Computer Science
6 298 (20.15%) Artificial Intelligence
7 287 (19.41%) Visualisation
8 220 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
9 216 (14.60%) Data Analysis
10 213 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
10 213 (14.40%) Deep Learning
11 206 (13.93%) Problem-Solving
12 194 (13.12%) Data Visualisation
13 173 (11.70%) Decision-Making
14 170 (11.49%) Neural Network
15 167 (11.29%) Physics
16 153 (10.34%) ITIL
17 150 (10.14%) Bayesian Methods
17 150 (10.14%) Data Modelling
18 140 (9.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 734 (49.63%) Python
2 617 (41.72%) SQL
3 457 (30.90%) R
4 240 (16.23%) Java
5 181 (12.24%) C++
6 139 (9.40%) JavaScript
7 127 (8.59%) C#
8 108 (7.30%) Scala
9 87 (5.88%) T-SQL
10 82 (5.54%) C
11 75 (5.07%) MATLAB
12 42 (2.84%) PowerShell
13 37 (2.50%) Go
13 37 (2.50%) Julia
14 28 (1.89%) PHP
15 26 (1.76%) Bash Shell
16 21 (1.42%) Ruby
16 21 (1.42%) VBA
17 18 (1.22%) Cython
18 12 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 508 (34.35%) Degree
2 248 (16.77%) PhD
3 84 (5.68%) Numerate Degree
4 64 (4.33%) Master's Degree
5 32 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 30 (2.03%) MPhil
7 26 (1.76%) Security Cleared
8 24 (1.62%) Network+ Certification
9 17 (1.15%) ISEB
9 17 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 15 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (0.95%) ISTQB
12 12 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.61%) CCNA
14 7 (0.47%) MBA
14 7 (0.47%) Postgraduate
15 6 (0.41%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.34%) CCNP
17 4 (0.27%) MCSE
17 4 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.39%) SLA
2 57 (3.85%) QA
3 56 (3.79%) GDPR
4 50 (3.38%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.61%) IFRS
5 9 (0.61%) IFRS 9
6 8 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.20%) PMO
10 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.068%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.10%) HDFS
4 19 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
5 18 (1.22%) Docker
6 13 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.81%) Firmware
8 10 (0.68%) vSphere
9 8 (0.54%) XenApp
10 5 (0.34%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.14%) Squid
11 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.068%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.068%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (2.77%) Hadoop YARN
2 12 (0.81%) Data Guard
3 8 (0.54%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.54%) SCCM
3 8 (0.54%) SCOM
4 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.27%) Oozie
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.20%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.20%) Nagios
6 3 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.14%) Ansible
7 2 (0.14%) NetVault Backup
7 2 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.14%) Puppet
7 2 (0.14%) vRealize
8 1 (0.068%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 169 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 151 (10.21%) Tableau
3 73 (4.94%) Google
4 68 (4.60%) SAP
5 53 (3.58%) VMware
6 47 (3.18%) Cisco
7 46 (3.11%) Oracle
8 28 (1.89%) MapR
9 27 (1.83%) Adobe
10 26 (1.76%) Fortinet
11 25 (1.69%) Cloudera
12 24 (1.62%) Huawei
13 19 (1.28%) Hortonworks
14 17 (1.15%) Remedy
15 14 (0.95%) Cadence
16 13 (0.88%) Alteryx
17 11 (0.74%) Citrix
18 10 (0.68%) Facebook
18 10 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
19 9 (0.61%) Intel