The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 101 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 11 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.75% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 2.13% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 4
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £31,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £46,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
Statistics
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
572 516 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.11% 34.96% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 377 336 230
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,100 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Statistics across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Statistics
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Statistics Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) SAS
5 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (17.39%) R
6 4 (17.39%) Analytics
6 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
6 4 (17.39%) QA
6 4 (17.39%) Retail
6 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Ruby
6 4 (17.39%) Python
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) ISEB
7 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
7 3 (13.04%) C++
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (13.04%) Marketing
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Statistics 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 Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SPSS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JMeter
1 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Operations Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Data Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Data Scientist
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) EPoS
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Economics
4 1 (4.35%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
1 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (17.39%) Analytics
2 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) MapReduce
3 3 (13.04%) Machine Learning
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) Ruby
2 4 (17.39%) R
2 4 (17.39%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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