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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 100 78 80
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 6 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 1.77% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.59% 5.42% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 8
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £32,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £59,100 £56,150
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -4.11%
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
377 480 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.49% 32.68% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 284 356 252
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) SAS
2 5 (55.56%) Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (33.33%) Information Management
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 3 (33.33%) Reference Data
4 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Information Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Social Media
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Data Security
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (33.33%) Teradata
4 3 (33.33%) Sybase
4 3 (33.33%) DB2
4 3 (33.33%) SAP

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (55.56%) SAS
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (33.33%) DB2
4 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
4 3 (33.33%) SAP HANA
5 2 (22.22%) Base SAS
5 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) ERwin
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (22.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Reference Data
1 3 (33.33%) Social Media
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Analytics
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Data Security
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) Information Management
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 3 (33.33%) Master Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
4 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Information Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) B2B
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Sybase
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Cognos
2 3 (33.33%) Informatica
2 3 (33.33%) Teradata