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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 99 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 2 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 2.02% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.58% 7.55% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 4
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -8.65%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
344 384 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.77% 26.69% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 241 288 286
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £29,000
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 3 March 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (77.78%) SAS
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (44.44%) ETL
4 4 (44.44%) Data Management
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (44.44%) Base SAS
4 4 (44.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) Master Data Management
5 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
5 3 (33.33%) Reference Data
5 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) Information Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) Social Media
5 3 (33.33%) SAP HANA
5 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 3 (33.33%) Information Management
5 3 (33.33%) Banking

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) SAS
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
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 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle OLAP
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (44.44%) Base SAS
1 4 (44.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 3 (33.33%) SAP HANA
2 3 (33.33%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) ERwin
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Data Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
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 4 (44.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 3 (33.33%) Information Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Security
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 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