Period
to 19 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 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 211 375 378
Rank change year-on-year +164 +3 -41
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 1,661 646 1,222
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.61% 0.79% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.85% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 410 496 932
10th Percentile £29,975 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £65,188 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £100,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.94% -8.42% +11.76%

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 95,829 75,605 132,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.17% 92.35% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66,597 60,779 105,358
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,371 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,375 £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 £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +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 19 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 19 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 +146 1,382 £55,000 -8.33% 127
UK excluding London +158 897 £50,000 +14.94% 79
London +9 414 £57,500 -17.86% 57
Work from Home -1 250 £52,750 +5.50% 21
South East +73 208 £55,000 +10.00% 20
North of England +71 190 £42,500 -1.16% 22
Midlands +75 189 £45,000 +11.11% 12
West Midlands +48 116 £45,000 +5.88% 8
South West +20 113 £47,500 -5.00% 2
North West +40 97 £43,750 -2.78% 11
East of England +60 93 £58,750 +74.07% 12
East Midlands +26 73 £43,500 +27.94% 4
Yorkshire +18 64 £48,200 +12.09% 8
Wales +30 46 £23,500 -56.64% 4
Scotland -37 35 £32,500 -27.78% 5
North East +11 29 £27,000 -15.31% 3
Isle of Man - 23 - -
Northern Ireland -25 1 £23,000 -42.50% 2

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 679 (40.88%) Driving Licence
2 666 (40.10%) Smartphone
3 487 (29.32%) Mathematics
4 450 (27.09%) Degree
5 430 (25.89%) Computer Science
6 419 (25.23%) Social Skills
7 418 (25.17%) Python
8 391 (23.54%) Analytics
9 373 (22.46%) SQL
10 364 (21.91%) Data Science
11 318 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
12 281 (16.92%) Machine Learning
13 255 (15.35%) SAS
14 235 (14.15%) Finance
15 231 (13.91%) R
16 216 (13.00%) Pharmaceutical
17 190 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
18 178 (10.72%) Visualisation
19 161 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
20 151 (9.09%) Data Analysis
21 145 (8.73%) Data Visualisation
22 142 (8.55%) Algorithms
23 136 (8.19%) Validation
24 135 (8.13%) Computer Science Degree
25 130 (7.83%) Marketing
26 129 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
27 128 (7.71%) Statistical Analysis
27 128 (7.71%) Economics
28 127 (7.65%) CDISC
29 124 (7.47%) Data Management

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
1 255 (15.35%) SAS
2 67 (4.03%) Apache Spark
3 22 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.20%) Jupyter
5 13 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
6 12 (0.72%) CMS
7 11 (0.66%) Apache
8 10 (0.60%) Luigi
9 9 (0.54%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.30%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.30%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.24%) Jetty
11 4 (0.24%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.18%) IIS
13 2 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.12%) WordPress
14 1 (0.060%) Confluence
Applications
1 93 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (1.81%) SPSS
3 28 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 17 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.72%) Stata
7 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.060%) EViews
9 1 (0.060%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 124 (7.47%) AWS
2 93 (5.60%) Azure
3 77 (4.64%) Power Platform
4 34 (2.05%) SaaS
5 31 (1.87%) GCP
6 27 (1.63%) Amazon EMR
7 26 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (1.51%) Serverless
9 24 (1.44%) Amazon S3
10 21 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
11 19 (1.14%) Google Analytics
12 12 (0.72%) Amazon SageMaker
13 11 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (0.66%) Microsoft 365
13 11 (0.66%) Snowflake
14 7 (0.42%) IaaS
15 6 (0.36%) GitHub
15 6 (0.36%) Google Data Studio
16 5 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
16 5 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.96%) DNS
2 13 (0.78%) Firewall
3 11 (0.66%) DHCP
3 11 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.60%) Internet
5 9 (0.54%) WAN
6 8 (0.48%) VPN
7 7 (0.42%) MPLS
7 7 (0.42%) SAN
7 7 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.36%) Multicast
8 6 (0.36%) Skype
9 5 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.30%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (0.30%) Intranet
9 5 (0.30%) iSCSI
9 5 (0.30%) LAN
10 4 (0.24%) HTTP
10 4 (0.24%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.18%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (5.84%) Data Mining
2 96 (5.78%) Tableau
3 86 (5.18%) Big Data
4 68 (4.09%) Power BI
4 68 (4.09%) Relational Database
5 59 (3.55%) NoSQL
6 57 (3.43%) SQL Server
7 51 (3.07%) Hadoop
8 50 (3.01%) Base SAS
9 41 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (1.93%) Amazon Redshift
11 28 (1.69%) Apache Hive
12 24 (1.44%) MySQL
13 23 (1.38%) KDB
14 22 (1.32%) Electronic Patient Records
15 20 (1.20%) Looker
16 19 (1.14%) BigQuery
16 19 (1.14%) QlikView
17 18 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.48%) JIRA
3 6 (0.36%) Selenium
4 4 (0.24%) IntelliJ
4 4 (0.24%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.24%) JUnit
4 4 (0.24%) Maven
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (0.24%) Subversion
5 3 (0.18%) Cypress.io
5 3 (0.18%) Postman
6 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.12%) webpack
7 1 (0.060%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.060%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.060%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.060%) ProC
7 1 (0.060%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.060%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.060%) TestRail
General
1 419 (25.23%) Social Skills
2 318 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 235 (14.15%) Finance
4 216 (13.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 130 (7.83%) Marketing
6 62 (3.73%) Games
7 45 (2.71%) Influencing Skills
8 39 (2.35%) Presentation Skills
8 39 (2.35%) Retail
9 37 (2.23%) Legal
10 34 (2.05%) Organisational Skills
11 33 (1.99%) Banking
12 30 (1.81%) Law
13 25 (1.51%) Public Sector
14 22 (1.32%) Social Science
15 19 (1.14%) Manufacturing
16 18 (1.08%) Telecoms
17 16 (0.96%) Electronics
18 14 (0.84%) Advertising
19 11 (0.66%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 209 (12.58%) Analyst
2 205 (12.34%) Data Scientist
3 203 (12.22%) Programmer
4 142 (8.55%) Statistical Programmer
5 120 (7.22%) Senior Programmer
6 82 (4.94%) Senior Statistical Programmer
7 66 (3.97%) Data Analyst
7 66 (3.97%) Developer
8 53 (3.19%) Senior Data Scientist
9 50 (3.01%) Data Engineer
10 44 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
11 28 (1.69%) Qualitative Analyst
11 28 (1.69%) Quantitative Analyst
11 28 (1.69%) SAS Programmer
12 20 (1.20%) Data Manager
12 20 (1.20%) Senior Manager
12 20 (1.20%) Senior SAS Programmer
13 19 (1.14%) Machine Learning Scientist
14 18 (1.08%) Junior
15 15 (0.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.53%) .NET
2 41 (2.47%) TensorFlow
3 38 (2.29%) scikit-learn
4 37 (2.23%) NumPy
5 33 (1.99%) Pandas
6 32 (1.93%) HTML
7 30 (1.81%) Kafka
8 28 (1.69%) XML
9 27 (1.63%) CSS
10 26 (1.57%) PyTorch
11 24 (1.44%) React
12 23 (1.38%) Keras
13 22 (1.32%) Shiny
14 21 (1.26%) REST
15 20 (1.20%) Node.js
16 17 (1.02%) SciPy
17 14 (0.84%) HTML5
17 14 (0.84%) PySpark
17 14 (0.84%) Web Services
18 13 (0.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 679 (40.88%) Driving Licence
2 666 (40.10%) Smartphone
3 142 (8.55%) Algorithms
4 109 (6.56%) Life Science
5 60 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 50 (3.01%) Biotechnology
7 45 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
8 37 (2.23%) Data Structures
9 28 (1.69%) User Experience
10 23 (1.38%) Virtual Team
11 21 (1.26%) FMCG
12 19 (1.14%) Mobile App
13 15 (0.90%) Data Centre
14 14 (0.84%) Mobile Games
14 14 (0.84%) Replication
15 13 (0.78%) Cyberattack
15 13 (0.78%) Derivative
15 13 (0.78%) Social Media
16 12 (0.72%) Market Risk
17 10 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (2.17%) Linux
2 21 (1.26%) Windows
3 14 (0.84%) Unix
4 10 (0.60%) Windows Server
4 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.36%) 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
1 487 (29.32%) Mathematics
2 430 (25.89%) Computer Science
3 391 (23.54%) Analytics
4 364 (21.91%) Data Science
5 281 (16.92%) Machine Learning
6 190 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
7 178 (10.72%) Visualisation
8 161 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
9 151 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 145 (8.73%) Data Visualisation
11 136 (8.19%) Validation
12 129 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
13 128 (7.71%) Economics
13 128 (7.71%) Statistical Analysis
14 124 (7.47%) Data Management
15 122 (7.34%) Decision-Making
16 120 (7.22%) Artificial Intelligence
17 119 (7.16%) Project Management
18 116 (6.98%) Mentoring
19 111 (6.68%) Biostatistics
Programming Languages
1 418 (25.17%) Python
2 373 (22.46%) SQL
3 231 (13.91%) R
4 80 (4.82%) Java
5 55 (3.31%) SAS Macro
6 49 (2.95%) C++
7 48 (2.89%) C#
8 46 (2.77%) JavaScript
9 35 (2.11%) C
9 35 (2.11%) VBA
10 33 (1.99%) MATLAB
11 27 (1.63%) Scala
12 16 (0.96%) T-SQL
13 13 (0.78%) PowerShell
14 11 (0.66%) F#
15 10 (0.60%) Perl
16 9 (0.54%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.48%) Julia
18 7 (0.42%) VB
19 6 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 450 (27.09%) Degree
2 135 (8.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 122 (7.34%) PhD
4 100 (6.02%) Numerate Degree
5 94 (5.66%) Master's Degree
6 25 (1.51%) Security Cleared
7 17 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.48%) CCNP
10 8 (0.48%) DBS Check
10 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.36%) CBAP
11 6 (0.36%) MCSE
12 5 (0.30%) CCA
12 5 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (0.30%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.30%) MCSA
12 5 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (7.65%) CDISC
2 96 (5.78%) QA
3 56 (3.37%) Data Quality
4 30 (1.81%) Good Clinical Practice
5 27 (1.63%) SLA
6 23 (1.38%) GDPR
7 13 (0.78%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.72%) Basel II
9 9 (0.54%) CRD IV
10 6 (0.36%) PMO
11 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.18%) Accessibility
14 2 (0.12%) GMP
14 2 (0.12%) GxP
15 1 (0.060%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 48 (2.89%) Docker
2 14 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.30%) vSphere
4 5 (0.30%) XenApp
4 5 (0.30%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.060%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.060%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.060%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.060%) HDFS
6 1 (0.060%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.060%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.060%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (1.57%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (0.24%) Ansible
4 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.18%) Perfmon
4 3 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.12%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.12%) Kubeflow
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.12%) MIIS
5 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.12%) Puppet
5 2 (0.12%) Terraform
6 1 (0.060%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.060%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.060%) SCCM
6 1 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 90 (5.42%) Microsoft
2 50 (3.01%) Google
3 43 (2.59%) SAP
4 29 (1.75%) Facebook
5 15 (0.90%) Instagram
6 13 (0.78%) IBM
6 13 (0.78%) Remedy
7 11 (0.66%) Cisco
7 11 (0.66%) VMware
8 9 (0.54%) App Annie
8 9 (0.54%) Citrix
9 8 (0.48%) Cloudera
9 8 (0.48%) Databricks
9 8 (0.48%) Palo Alto
10 7 (0.42%) ConnectWise
10 7 (0.42%) Oracle
11 5 (0.30%) Adobe
11 5 (0.30%) Dell
11 5 (0.30%) EMC
11 5 (0.30%) HP