The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 108 84 89
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 5 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 1.28% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.19% 3.86% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 3
Average salary £80,000 £55,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.79% +33.13%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
OLAP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
419 440 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.68% 33.03% 31.22%
Number of salaries quoted 307 288 272
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OLAP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

OLAP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OLAP across the Edinburgh region.

OLAP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

OLAP
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OLAP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

OLAP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OLAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OLAP.

1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (50.00%) Big Data
3 6 (50.00%) Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) JDBC
5 4 (33.33%) OLTP
5 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) NewSQL
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) SAS
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Games
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Data Mart
7 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 2 (16.67%) FTP
7 2 (16.67%) B2B
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OLAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OLAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SAS
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (50.00%) Big Data
3 4 (33.33%) NewSQL
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) OLTP
3 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (16.67%) Star Schema
4 2 (16.67%) Data Mart
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (16.67%) Base SAS
4 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) JDBC
2 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (16.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) B2B
5 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Data Stewardship
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SAS Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MBA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) Teradata