The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 58 69 94
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +25
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 110 101 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.56% 3.11% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 3.82% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 60 64 29
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -24.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £32,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £80,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Analytics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2621 2645 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.85% 81.48% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1709 1542
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Analytics across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Analytics
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Analytics Salary Trend in Scotland

Analytics
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analytics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Analytics Salary Histogram in Scotland

Analytics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 69 £50,000 +17.64% 10
Glasgow +28 38 £43,000 +22.85% 5
Stirling - 3 - -
Dundee +9 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
Analytics
UK

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 106 (53.27%) Finance
2 91 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (29.65%) Java
4 58 (29.15%) SQL
5 52 (26.13%) Degree
6 41 (20.60%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (17.59%) JavaScript
7 35 (17.59%) TDD
8 34 (17.09%) Python
9 29 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (13.57%) HTML
11 26 (13.07%) OO
12 25 (12.56%) XML
12 25 (12.56%) Microsoft
12 25 (12.56%) Scrum
13 24 (12.06%) Relational Database
13 24 (12.06%) Big Data
14 23 (11.56%) Data Analytics
14 23 (11.56%) Waterfall
14 23 (11.56%) IBM
14 23 (11.56%) SQL Server
14 23 (11.56%) MS Excel
14 23 (11.56%) Linux
15 22 (11.06%) Banking
16 21 (10.55%) CSS
16 21 (10.55%) ISEB
16 21 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (10.05%) Marketing
17 20 (10.05%) Computer Science
17 20 (10.05%) Coaching

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.53%) SAS
2 8 (4.02%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.52%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.02%) WordPress
5 5 (2.51%) TeamSite
5 5 (2.51%) CMS
6 3 (1.51%) IIS
7 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.50%) Drupal
8 1 (0.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.51%) SPSS
3 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (5.03%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.51%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.51%) SaaS
4 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.53%) Firewall
2 10 (5.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (3.02%) Internet
4 3 (1.51%) DNS
4 3 (1.51%) SMS
5 2 (1.01%) NAS
5 2 (1.01%) SAN
6 1 (0.50%) Intranet
6 1 (0.50%) VPN
6 1 (0.50%) PBX
6 1 (0.50%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.50%) Network Security
6 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.06%) Relational Database
1 24 (12.06%) Big Data
2 23 (11.56%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.04%) Hadoop
4 14 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.52%) SAP BW
5 7 (3.52%) Data Mining
5 7 (3.52%) OLAP
5 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (3.02%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.51%) MySQL
7 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.51%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (2.01%) QlikView
8 4 (2.01%) SAP HANA
8 4 (2.01%) DB2
8 4 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.01%) SAP BI
9 3 (1.51%) DecisionStream
Development Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.02%) Subversion
2 6 (3.02%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.51%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.51%) ERwin
3 3 (1.51%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.51%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.51%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.01%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.01%) Moq
4 2 (1.01%) Selenium
4 2 (1.01%) JIRA
4 2 (1.01%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.50%) Maven
5 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.50%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.50%) GitLab
5 1 (0.50%) WatiN
General
1 106 (53.27%) Finance
2 22 (11.06%) Banking
3 20 (10.05%) Marketing
4 17 (8.54%) Front Office
5 14 (7.04%) Games
6 13 (6.53%) Retail
7 6 (3.02%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.51%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.51%) Publishing
10 2 (1.01%) French Language
10 2 (1.01%) Advertising
10 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.50%) Legal
11 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (25.63%) Developer
2 30 (15.08%) Analyst
3 25 (12.56%) Java Developer
4 19 (9.55%) Python Developer
5 15 (7.54%) Architect
5 15 (7.54%) Consultant
6 10 (5.03%) Test Manager
7 9 (4.52%) Data Analyst
8 8 (4.02%) Web Developer
9 7 (3.52%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.52%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.02%) Senior Security Specialist
10 6 (3.02%) Security Specialist
10 6 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.02%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.02%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (3.02%) Business Consultant
10 6 (3.02%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.51%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.51%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.57%) HTML
2 25 (12.56%) XML
3 21 (10.55%) CSS
4 19 (9.55%) Middleware
5 17 (8.54%) JMS
6 14 (7.04%) Web Services
7 12 (6.03%) .NET
8 11 (5.53%) jQuery
9 10 (5.03%) HTML5
9 10 (5.03%) Regular Expression
10 8 (4.02%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.52%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.52%) RESTful
12 6 (3.02%) Velocity
12 6 (3.02%) XSLT
13 5 (2.51%) JSP
13 5 (2.51%) Cocoon
13 5 (2.51%) PhoneGap
14 4 (2.01%) WCF
14 4 (2.01%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.60%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.05%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.04%) Open Source
4 12 (6.03%) Mobile App
5 11 (5.53%) Visualisation
6 9 (4.52%) Social Media
7 8 (4.02%) Mathematics
7 8 (4.02%) Xbox
8 6 (3.02%) User Experience
9 5 (2.51%) N-Tier
9 5 (2.51%) Statistics
10 4 (2.01%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.51%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.51%) Taxonomies
11 3 (1.51%) Graphic Design
11 3 (1.51%) Photography
11 3 (1.51%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.56%) Linux
2 14 (7.04%) Windows
3 4 (2.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.59%) TDD
3 29 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (13.07%) OO
5 25 (12.56%) Scrum
6 23 (11.56%) Data Analytics
6 23 (11.56%) Waterfall
7 21 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (10.05%) Coaching
8 20 (10.05%) Data Analysis
9 19 (9.55%) Mentoring
9 19 (9.55%) V-Model
10 17 (8.54%) Data Modelling
10 17 (8.54%) OOD
10 17 (8.54%) Software Engineering
11 14 (7.04%) Project Management
12 13 (6.53%) Web Development
13 12 (6.03%) Web Analytics
13 12 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (6.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (29.65%) Java
2 58 (29.15%) SQL
3 35 (17.59%) JavaScript
4 34 (17.09%) Python
5 20 (10.05%) C#
6 12 (6.03%) PHP
7 9 (4.52%) R
8 8 (4.02%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.52%) Ruby
10 5 (2.51%) C++
10 5 (2.51%) VBA
11 4 (2.01%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.51%) VBScript
12 3 (1.51%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.01%) ABAP
13 2 (1.01%) Perl
13 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.50%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 52 (26.13%) Degree
2 21 (10.55%) ISEB
3 19 (9.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 19 (9.55%) ISTQB
4 14 (7.04%) CISSP
5 10 (5.03%) SSCP
5 10 (5.03%) PhD
5 10 (5.03%) GIAC
5 10 (5.03%) CEH
6 9 (4.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (2.51%) CISA
7 5 (2.51%) CRISC
8 4 (2.01%) CISM
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.50%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.50%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.50%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.03%) QA
2 5 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.01%) COBIT
4 3 (1.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.50%) NFS
3 1 (0.50%) Docker
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.50%) vSphere
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.50%) Ansible
1 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.56%) IBM
3 19 (9.55%) Oracle
4 11 (5.53%) Cisco
4 11 (5.53%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.03%) SAP
5 10 (5.03%) Google
6 6 (3.02%) Cognos
6 6 (3.02%) Informatica
7 5 (2.51%) Sybase
8 4 (2.01%) Teradata
8 4 (2.01%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.51%) Adobe
9 3 (1.51%) HP
9 3 (1.51%) Sourcefire
9 3 (1.51%) HubSpot
9 3 (1.51%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.01%) Perforce
11 1 (0.50%) Apple
11 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
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