The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 96 39 104
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +65
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 74 155 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.05% 4.79% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 5.93% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 43 106 36
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -15.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £28,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2907 2612 2364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.44% 80.69% 75.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 1702 1606
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Analytics
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -39 45 £34,750 -26.84% 5
Glasgow -45 15 £57,500 +91.66% 6
Aberdeen - 6 £50,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 3 £20,000 -
Dundee - 2 £30,000 -
West Lothian +11 1 £50,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Analytics
UK

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 54 (35.76%) Finance
2 48 (31.79%) SQL
3 44 (29.14%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (23.18%) Marketing
5 30 (19.87%) Degree
6 27 (17.88%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (17.22%) Data Modelling
7 26 (17.22%) Java
7 26 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (16.56%) SQL Server
8 25 (16.56%) ETL
9 24 (15.89%) Oracle
10 22 (14.57%) SAS
10 22 (14.57%) Software Engineering
11 20 (13.25%) Banking
12 18 (11.92%) Data Management
12 18 (11.92%) Google
13 17 (11.26%) Linux
14 16 (10.60%) Informatica
14 16 (10.60%) Google Analytics
15 15 (9.93%) Big Data
15 15 (9.93%) .NET
15 15 (9.93%) Microsoft
16 14 (9.27%) Business Objects
16 14 (9.27%) Information Management
16 14 (9.27%) Data Analytics
16 14 (9.27%) Computer Science
17 13 (8.61%) OLAP
17 13 (8.61%) JavaScript
17 13 (8.61%) E-Commerce

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 22 (14.57%) SAS
2 8 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.30%) CMS
3 5 (3.31%) WordPress
4 2 (1.32%) Node.js
5 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Drupal
5 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.66%) TeamSite
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.65%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.65%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.32%) SPSS
4 1 (0.66%) FastStats
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (10.60%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.65%) WebTrends
2 4 (2.65%) Magento
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.66%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.66%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.66%) HFM
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.66%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.65%) MailChimp
1 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) Network Security
2 3 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (1.99%) Firewall
2 3 (1.99%) HTTP
3 2 (1.32%) Internet
4 1 (0.66%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.66%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.88%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (16.56%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.93%) Big Data
4 13 (8.61%) OLAP
5 11 (7.28%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (6.62%) QlikView
7 9 (5.96%) Oracle Database
7 9 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (5.96%) RDBMS
8 8 (5.30%) DataStage
8 8 (5.30%) NoSQL
8 8 (5.30%) Spotfire
8 8 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (4.64%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.64%) PerformancePoint
9 7 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (2.65%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.96%) Subversion
3 5 (3.31%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.31%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.99%) Maven
5 2 (1.32%) ERwin
5 2 (1.32%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.32%) JIRA
5 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.32%) Mocha
6 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.66%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 54 (35.76%) Finance
2 35 (23.18%) Marketing
3 20 (13.25%) Banking
4 7 (4.64%) Retail
5 6 (3.97%) Games
5 6 (3.97%) French Language
6 4 (2.65%) Publishing
7 3 (1.99%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.99%) Advertising
8 2 (1.32%) Legal
8 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.66%) German Language
9 1 (0.66%) Front Office
9 1 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (26.49%) Analyst
2 33 (21.85%) Developer
3 20 (13.25%) Consultant
4 19 (12.58%) Architect
5 10 (6.62%) Information Architect
6 9 (5.96%) Java Developer
6 9 (5.96%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.30%) Lead Developer
7 8 (5.30%) Lead Java Developer
8 7 (4.64%) Team Leader
8 7 (4.64%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) Java Team Leader
9 6 (3.97%) MI Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (3.31%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.31%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) Business Consultant
10 5 (3.31%) Business Developer
11 4 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.93%) .NET
2 12 (7.95%) HTML
3 7 (4.64%) XML
4 6 (3.97%) CSS
4 6 (3.97%) jQuery
4 6 (3.97%) HTML5
4 6 (3.97%) RESTful
5 5 (3.31%) CSS3
5 5 (3.31%) Middleware
6 4 (2.65%) REST
6 4 (2.65%) JSON
7 3 (1.99%) Apache Flex
7 3 (1.99%) Regular Expression
7 3 (1.99%) Backbone.js
7 3 (1.99%) LESS
7 3 (1.99%) Spring
7 3 (1.99%) Web Services
7 3 (1.99%) JDBC
8 2 (1.32%) DOM
8 2 (1.32%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.95%) Visualisation
2 12 (7.95%) Social Media
3 11 (7.28%) Data Integration
4 10 (6.62%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.62%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (3.97%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.97%) Informatics
5 6 (3.97%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.65%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.65%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.99%) Open Source
8 2 (1.32%) Statistics
8 2 (1.32%) Derivative
8 2 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.32%) Physics
8 2 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.66%) Statistical Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.26%) Linux
2 11 (7.28%) UNIX
3 6 (3.97%) Windows
4 3 (1.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.14%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (17.22%) Data Modelling
2 26 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (16.56%) ETL
4 22 (14.57%) Software Engineering
5 18 (11.92%) Data Management
6 14 (9.27%) Information Management
6 14 (9.27%) Data Analytics
7 13 (8.61%) E-Commerce
7 13 (8.61%) Project Management
8 12 (7.95%) Automated Testing
8 12 (7.95%) Risk Management
8 12 (7.95%) Master Data Management
9 11 (7.28%) Scrum
10 9 (5.96%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (5.96%) Customer Analytics
10 9 (5.96%) Data Analysis
10 9 (5.96%) SEO
10 9 (5.96%) Workflow
10 9 (5.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.79%) SQL
2 26 (17.22%) Java
3 13 (8.61%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.28%) C#
5 10 (6.62%) Python
6 6 (3.97%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.31%) Ruby
8 3 (1.99%) PHP
8 3 (1.99%) C++
9 2 (1.32%) Perl
9 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.32%) ECMAScript
9 2 (1.32%) R
10 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (19.87%) Degree
2 4 (2.65%) ISEB
2 4 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (2.65%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.99%) CISSP
3 3 (1.99%) PhD
4 2 (1.32%) PMP
4 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.66%) CEH
5 1 (0.66%) MBA
5 1 (0.66%) GIAC
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.66%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) QA
2 7 (4.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.32%) SLA
3 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) vSphere
1 1 (0.66%) XenApp
1 1 (0.66%) XenServer
1 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.66%) HDFS
1 1 (0.66%) vCloud
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.66%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (15.89%) Oracle
2 18 (11.92%) Google
3 16 (10.60%) Informatica
4 15 (9.93%) Microsoft
5 14 (9.27%) Business Objects
6 12 (7.95%) SAP
6 12 (7.95%) Tableau
7 10 (6.62%) Cognos
8 9 (5.96%) Teradata
8 9 (5.96%) MicroStrategy
9 8 (5.30%) Twitter
10 7 (4.64%) SmartFocus
10 7 (4.64%) Facebook
10 7 (4.64%) Alterian
11 5 (3.31%) Netezza
11 5 (3.31%) Perforce
12 4 (2.65%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.65%) Ab Initio
13 3 (1.99%) Logi Analytics
13 3 (1.99%) IBM
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