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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 94 100 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 11 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.35% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 1.00% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £31,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £47,950 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
496 502 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.35% 35.10% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 318 306 243
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 24 December 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 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) SAS
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) R
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) Python
7 4 (22.22%) ISEB
7 4 (22.22%) Ruby
7 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 4 (22.22%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (16.67%) C++
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) SPSS
8 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
8 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (16.67%) Change Management
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Retail
8 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) Marketing
8 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
8 3 (16.67%) MongoDB

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (38.89%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SPSS
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JMeter
1 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Data Scientist
2 4 (22.22%) Data Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Operations Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Statistician
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Quality Manager
5 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Economics
3 2 (11.11%) Psychology
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) EPoS
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) MapReduce
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Campaign Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Propensity Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) R
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle