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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 89 34 87
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +53
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 84 169 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.30% 5.49% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 6.72% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 118 50
Average salary £46,250 £46,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.53% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
3002 2516 2501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.18% 81.77% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1934 1629 1658
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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 -32 51 £38,500 -19.37% 6
Glasgow -33 25 £55,000 +83.33% 3
Aberdeen - 3 £52,500 - 1
Dundee - 2 £30,000 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Analytics
UK

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 67 (43.51%) Finance
2 62 (40.26%) SQL
3 50 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (25.97%) Java
5 39 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (24.03%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (20.13%) Marketing
7 31 (20.13%) Degree
8 28 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 22 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (12.99%) Data Modelling
10 20 (12.99%) Oracle
10 20 (12.99%) SQL Server
10 20 (12.99%) Big Data
11 19 (12.34%) JavaScript
11 19 (12.34%) Python
11 19 (12.34%) Scrum
12 18 (11.69%) Risk Management
13 17 (11.04%) Linux
13 17 (11.04%) SAS
13 17 (11.04%) Computer Science
14 16 (10.39%) Relational Database
14 16 (10.39%) C#
14 16 (10.39%) .NET
14 16 (10.39%) Banking
15 15 (9.74%) Google
15 15 (9.74%) ETL
15 15 (9.74%) UNIX
15 15 (9.74%) Data Analytics
16 14 (9.09%) E-Commerce

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 17 (11.04%) SAS
2 9 (5.84%) CMS
3 7 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.25%) WordPress
5 4 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.95%) TeamSite
6 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.65%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.65%) Drupal
8 1 (0.65%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.25%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.60%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.30%) SPSS
5 1 (0.65%) FastStats
5 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (8.44%) Google Analytics
2 6 (3.90%) WebTrends
3 4 (2.60%) Magento
4 3 (1.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.65%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.65%) HFM
6 1 (0.65%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.65%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.60%) SaaS
1 4 (2.60%) MailChimp
2 3 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) Network Security
2 4 (2.60%) Internet
3 3 (1.95%) Firewall
3 3 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.65%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.65%) HTTP
4 1 (0.65%) SSL
4 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.99%) Big Data
3 16 (10.39%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.84%) OLAP
5 8 (5.19%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.19%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.55%) DataStage
7 6 (3.90%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.90%) QlikView
8 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.25%) PerformancePoint
8 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.25%) OLTP
9 4 (2.60%) Spotfire
9 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (2.60%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.84%) Subversion
3 5 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.25%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.95%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.30%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.30%) Moq
6 2 (1.30%) JIRA
6 2 (1.30%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.65%) ERwin
7 1 (0.65%) Maven
7 1 (0.65%) Ant
7 1 (0.65%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
General
1 67 (43.51%) Finance
2 31 (20.13%) Marketing
3 16 (10.39%) Banking
4 8 (5.19%) Retail
4 8 (5.19%) Front Office
5 7 (4.55%) Games
6 6 (3.90%) French Language
7 5 (3.25%) Publishing
8 3 (1.95%) Legal
8 3 (1.95%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.65%) Advertising
10 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.65%) Law
10 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.65%) German Language
Job Titles
1 40 (25.97%) Analyst
2 34 (22.08%) Developer
3 19 (12.34%) Architect
4 16 (10.39%) Consultant
5 15 (9.74%) Java Developer
6 9 (5.84%) Team Leader
7 8 (5.19%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) Information Architect
8 7 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.55%) Data Analyst
8 7 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
8 7 (4.55%) Python Developer
9 6 (3.90%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.25%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) Principal Consultant
10 5 (3.25%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.25%) Web Analyst
11 4 (2.60%) E-Commerce Specialist
11 4 (2.60%) QA Tester
11 4 (2.60%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.39%) .NET
2 13 (8.44%) HTML
2 13 (8.44%) Middleware
3 9 (5.84%) XML
4 8 (5.19%) CSS
5 7 (4.55%) JMS
6 6 (3.90%) RESTful
7 5 (3.25%) jQuery
8 4 (2.60%) REST
9 3 (1.95%) HTML5
9 3 (1.95%) JDBC
9 3 (1.95%) SOAP
9 3 (1.95%) Web Services
9 3 (1.95%) PhoneGap
9 3 (1.95%) Regular Expression
10 2 (1.30%) Kafka
10 2 (1.30%) Pandas
10 2 (1.30%) JSP
10 2 (1.30%) Cocoon
10 2 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.04%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.84%) Artificial Intelligence
4 9 (5.84%) Data Integration
4 9 (5.84%) Social Media
4 9 (5.84%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 7 (4.55%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.90%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.25%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.25%) Informatics
7 5 (3.25%) Open Source
8 4 (2.60%) Statistics
9 3 (1.95%) Derivative
9 3 (1.95%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.95%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.95%) User Experience
10 2 (1.30%) NHS
10 2 (1.30%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.04%) Linux
2 15 (9.74%) UNIX
3 5 (3.25%) Windows
4 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.03%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 20 (12.99%) Data Modelling
5 19 (12.34%) Scrum
6 18 (11.69%) Risk Management
7 15 (9.74%) ETL
7 15 (9.74%) Data Analytics
8 14 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 12 (7.79%) Data Management
10 11 (7.14%) TDD
10 11 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 10 (6.49%) Information Management
11 10 (6.49%) Automated Testing
11 10 (6.49%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (6.49%) OO
11 10 (6.49%) Line Management
11 10 (6.49%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.84%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (5.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 62 (40.26%) SQL
2 40 (25.97%) Java
3 19 (12.34%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.34%) Python
4 16 (10.39%) C#
5 7 (4.55%) Ruby
6 5 (3.25%) R
6 5 (3.25%) C++
7 4 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.95%) Perl
8 3 (1.95%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.30%) PHP
10 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (20.13%) Degree
2 6 (3.90%) PhD
3 4 (2.60%) ISEB
3 4 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.95%) CISSP
5 1 (0.65%) PMP
5 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.65%) SSCP
5 1 (0.65%) MBA
5 1 (0.65%) GIAC
5 1 (0.65%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.79%) QA
2 6 (3.90%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (12.99%) Oracle
2 15 (9.74%) Google
3 13 (8.44%) Informatica
4 11 (7.14%) IBM
5 10 (6.49%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.19%) SAP
6 8 (5.19%) Cognos
7 7 (4.55%) Business Objects
7 7 (4.55%) Facebook
7 7 (4.55%) Twitter
8 6 (3.90%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (3.90%) Tableau
9 5 (3.25%) Perforce
10 4 (2.60%) Ab Initio
10 4 (2.60%) Teradata
10 4 (2.60%) Alterian
10 4 (2.60%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.60%) SmartFocus
11 2 (1.30%) Sybase
12 1 (0.65%) Cisco
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