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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 103 132 124
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -8
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 52 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.66% 1.15% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.40% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 19
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £70,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Data Analysis
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
2642 2861 2309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.11% 82.12% 79.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 1874 1444
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
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%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Analysis
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Data Analysis Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Analysis
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Data Analysis Salary Histogram in Scotland

Data Analysis
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
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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
Glasgow +9 29 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Edinburgh +10 19 £42,500 -1.16% 5
Dundee - 2 £53,000 -
Aberdeen +11 1 £32,500 -10.34% 1
Stirling - 1 £28,000 - 1
Data Analysis
UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 39 (41.05%) Finance
2 37 (38.95%) SQL
3 22 (23.16%) Banking
3 22 (23.16%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (20.00%) C#
6 19 (20.00%) Java
6 19 (20.00%) Degree
6 19 (20.00%) Analytics
7 18 (18.95%) Oracle
7 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
7 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
8 17 (17.89%) Data Modelling
8 17 (17.89%) Time Management
9 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
10 15 (15.79%) Data Management
10 15 (15.79%) Data Mapping
11 14 (14.74%) SAS
12 13 (13.68%) Data Mining
13 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (11.58%) Coaching
14 11 (11.58%) Relational Database
14 11 (11.58%) Waterfall
14 11 (11.58%) Scrum
14 11 (11.58%) Project Management
14 11 (11.58%) Windows
14 11 (11.58%) C++
15 10 (10.53%) VBA
15 10 (10.53%) SAP

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (14.74%) SAS
2 6 (6.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Project
3 2 (2.11%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) SAP MDM
2 3 (3.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.05%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) VPN
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) DNS
2 1 (1.05%) SMTP
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.16%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
3 13 (13.68%) Data Mining
4 11 (11.58%) Relational Database
5 9 (9.47%) RDBMS
6 6 (6.32%) QlikView
6 6 (6.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.11%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.05%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.11%) Maven
2 1 (1.05%) MagicDraw
2 1 (1.05%) Selenium
2 1 (1.05%) Hudson
2 1 (1.05%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.05%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 39 (41.05%) Finance
2 22 (23.16%) Banking
3 9 (9.47%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
5 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) French Language
6 1 (1.05%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (48.42%) Analyst
2 25 (26.32%) Data Analyst
3 23 (24.21%) Developer
4 12 (12.63%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) Lead Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Data Migration Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) SAP Data Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Master Data Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Data Scientist
9 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (2.11%) Service Analyst
11 2 (2.11%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) Spring
2 7 (7.37%) Hibernate
3 6 (6.32%) .NET
4 3 (3.16%) XML
5 2 (2.11%) HTML
5 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.11%) Pandas
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.05%) COM
6 1 (1.05%) J2EE
6 1 (1.05%) JMS
6 1 (1.05%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.26%) GIS
4 4 (4.21%) Statistics
4 4 (4.21%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.11%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.11%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.11%) iPad
5 2 (2.11%) User Experience
5 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.05%) Open Source
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) UNIX
3 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (20.00%) Analytics
4 17 (17.89%) Time Management
4 17 (17.89%) Data Modelling
5 15 (15.79%) Data Management
5 15 (15.79%) Data Mapping
6 11 (11.58%) Waterfall
6 11 (11.58%) Scrum
6 11 (11.58%) Project Management
6 11 (11.58%) Coaching
7 9 (9.47%) ETL
7 9 (9.47%) Asset Management
7 9 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (8.42%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (8.42%) TDD
9 7 (7.37%) Migration
9 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.37%) Data Migration
9 7 (7.37%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.95%) SQL
2 19 (20.00%) C#
2 19 (20.00%) Java
3 11 (11.58%) C++
4 10 (10.53%) VBA
5 5 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.16%) MATLAB
6 3 (3.16%) R
6 3 (3.16%) Python
6 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.11%) C
7 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.11%) Ruby
8 1 (1.05%) Groovy
8 1 (1.05%) XQuery
8 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) CRISC
2 8 (8.42%) CISA
2 8 (8.42%) CISM
3 2 (2.11%) PhD
3 2 (2.11%) VCP4
4 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) Data Quality
2 9 (9.47%) QA
3 8 (8.42%) COBIT
4 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Oracle
2 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.53%) SAP
4 9 (9.47%) Business Objects
5 7 (7.37%) Cognos
5 7 (7.37%) Sybase
6 2 (2.11%) Citrix
6 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.05%) Reuters
7 1 (1.05%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.05%) Google
7 1 (1.05%) Twitter
7 1 (1.05%) Jaspersoft
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