The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
Data Analysis
Rank 105 105 118
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 63 56 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 1.73% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.14% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 27
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,800 £31,389
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £65,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -4.00%
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%
Data Analysis
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 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
Glasgow 0 39 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Edinburgh -21 15 £29,000 -47.74% 6
Stirling - 3 £50,000 - 1
Aberdeen +14 1 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Fife - 1 £30,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Data Analysis
UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 64 (60.38%) SQL
2 37 (34.91%) SQL Server
3 32 (30.19%) Data Modelling
3 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
4 31 (29.25%) Finance
5 30 (28.30%) Oracle
6 27 (25.47%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (24.53%) UNIX
8 25 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (23.58%) Relational Database
9 24 (22.64%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (21.70%) Java
11 20 (18.87%) Spring
11 20 (18.87%) Hibernate
12 17 (16.04%) Asset Management
13 16 (15.09%) TDD
13 16 (15.09%) Scrum
13 16 (15.09%) C#
13 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (15.09%) Waterfall
14 15 (14.15%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (13.21%) Kanban
15 14 (13.21%) Sybase
15 14 (13.21%) .NET
15 14 (13.21%) Tomcat
15 14 (13.21%) Management Information System
16 13 (12.26%) Software Engineering
16 13 (12.26%) Data Architecture
17 12 (11.32%) RDBMS

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (13.21%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.32%) SAS
3 4 (3.77%) Drupal
3 4 (3.77%) Alfresco
3 4 (3.77%) SugarCRM
3 4 (3.77%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) SPSS
3 3 (2.83%) MS Project
3 3 (2.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.83%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.94%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) LAN
1 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.91%) SQL Server
2 25 (23.58%) Relational Database
3 24 (22.64%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (11.32%) RDBMS
6 11 (10.38%) Oracle Database
7 6 (5.66%) OLAP
7 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.77%) MySQL
9 4 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.77%) Pentaho
9 4 (3.77%) Hadoop
9 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.77%) Big Data
10 3 (2.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Maven
1 4 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (3.77%) Selenium
1 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.77%) Jasmine
2 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.89%) ERwin
2 2 (1.89%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.89%) MagicDraw
2 2 (1.89%) Subversion
2 2 (1.89%) Hudson
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
General
1 31 (29.25%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Banking
3 8 (7.55%) Marketing
4 5 (4.72%) Retail
5 4 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.83%) French Language
6 3 (2.83%) Legal
7 2 (1.89%) Front Office
7 2 (1.89%) Law
8 1 (0.94%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.94%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (41.51%) Analyst
2 39 (36.79%) Developer
3 20 (18.87%) Business Analyst
4 16 (15.09%) Data Analyst
5 14 (13.21%) Architect
5 14 (13.21%) Lead Developer
6 11 (10.38%) SQL Developer
7 9 (8.49%) Database Architect
8 7 (6.60%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Business Systems Analyst
11 4 (3.77%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.77%) Business Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Technical Business Analyst
11 4 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Specialist
12 3 (2.83%) Data Consultant
12 3 (2.83%) Web Analyst
12 3 (2.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.87%) Spring
1 20 (18.87%) Hibernate
2 14 (13.21%) .NET
3 4 (3.77%) Middleware
3 4 (3.77%) Django
3 4 (3.77%) PostGIS
3 4 (3.77%) MapReduce
4 3 (2.83%) XML
5 2 (1.89%) J2EE
6 1 (0.94%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.72%) GIS
3 4 (3.77%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.77%) Open Source
3 4 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.83%) Statistics
5 2 (1.89%) Economics
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.53%) UNIX
2 5 (4.72%) Linux
3 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.19%) Data Modelling
2 27 (25.47%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.04%) Asset Management
5 16 (15.09%) TDD
5 16 (15.09%) Scrum
5 16 (15.09%) Waterfall
6 15 (14.15%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (13.21%) Kanban
8 13 (12.26%) Software Engineering
8 13 (12.26%) Data Architecture
9 12 (11.32%) CRM
10 9 (8.49%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (8.49%) Analytics
11 7 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (5.66%) Project Management
12 6 (5.66%) Business Analysis
13 5 (4.72%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (4.72%) Data Management
14 4 (3.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 64 (60.38%) SQL
2 23 (21.70%) Java
3 16 (15.09%) C#
4 7 (6.60%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.60%) PHP
5 5 (4.72%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.77%) Python
6 4 (3.77%) Ruby
7 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.89%) Perl
8 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) PMP
2 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.94%) MCITP
3 1 (0.94%) MBA
3 1 (0.94%) PhD
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Puppet
1 4 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 30 (28.30%) Oracle
3 14 (13.21%) Sybase
4 7 (6.60%) Informatica
5 5 (4.72%) Google
6 4 (3.77%) JBoss
6 4 (3.77%) Jaspersoft
6 4 (3.77%) Talend
7 2 (1.89%) Reuters
7 2 (1.89%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.89%) IBM
7 2 (1.89%) SAP
7 2 (1.89%) Teradata
8 1 (0.94%) Cognos
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