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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 91 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 75 60 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.27% 1.63% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 1.95% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 45 29 31
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,800 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
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
2928 3074 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.54% 83.56% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1832 1990 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 35 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Edinburgh +11 30 £45,000 +50.00% 9
West Dunbartonshire - 7 - -
West Lothian - 2 £41,250 -
Data Analysis
UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (51.91%) SQL
2 65 (49.62%) Finance
3 42 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (32.06%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (31.30%) Banking
5 36 (27.48%) Data Modelling
6 35 (26.72%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (25.95%) SQL Server
8 31 (23.66%) SAS
8 31 (23.66%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (19.85%) C#
10 25 (19.08%) .NET
11 23 (17.56%) Project Management
11 23 (17.56%) BusinessObjects
11 23 (17.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (16.79%) Business Analysis
12 22 (16.79%) Time Management
12 22 (16.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (16.03%) SharePoint
13 21 (16.03%) MS Excel
14 20 (15.27%) Java
14 20 (15.27%) Asset Management
14 20 (15.27%) Unit Testing
14 20 (15.27%) InfoPath
15 18 (13.74%) MS PowerPoint
15 18 (13.74%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (13.74%) Waterfall
15 18 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (12.98%) Scrum
16 17 (12.98%) Logical Data Model

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (23.66%) SAS
2 21 (16.03%) SharePoint
3 14 (10.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (16.03%) MS Excel
2 20 (15.27%) InfoPath
3 18 (13.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (6.11%) SPSS
5 7 (5.34%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.29%) MS Office
7 2 (1.53%) MS Project
8 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.53%) CA PPM
2 2 (1.53%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) Firewall
2 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.95%) SQL Server
2 31 (23.66%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (17.56%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (17.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (16.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (12.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (6.11%) QlikView
6 8 (6.11%) Data Mining
7 7 (5.34%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (3.05%) KDB
9 4 (3.05%) Spotfire
10 3 (2.29%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (2.29%) OLAP
10 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.29%) Cognos Query Studio
10 3 (2.29%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 3 (2.29%) Cognos Report Studio
10 3 (2.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (2.29%) Cognos Event Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) JIRA
2 2 (1.53%) Hudson
2 2 (1.53%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.53%) Subversion
2 2 (1.53%) MagicDraw
3 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 65 (49.62%) Finance
2 41 (31.30%) Banking
3 15 (11.45%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.82%) Spanish Language
4 5 (3.82%) Front Office
5 2 (1.53%) Games
5 2 (1.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 69 (52.67%) Analyst
2 34 (25.95%) Business Analyst
3 30 (22.90%) Developer
4 20 (15.27%) Data Analyst
5 16 (12.21%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (9.92%) Technical Analyst
6 13 (9.92%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.40%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) Technical Business Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Data Manager
10 5 (3.82%) Business Objects Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Senior Data Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Data Analytics Manager
11 4 (3.05%) Data Scientist
11 4 (3.05%) Data Business Analyst
12 3 (2.29%) Business Data Analyst
12 3 (2.29%) Agile Business Analyst
12 3 (2.29%) .NET Software Engineer
12 3 (2.29%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.08%) .NET
2 4 (3.05%) HTML
2 4 (3.05%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (3.05%) jQuery
2 4 (3.05%) HTML5
3 3 (2.29%) REST
3 3 (2.29%) SOAP
3 3 (2.29%) Web Services
3 3 (2.29%) XML
3 3 (2.29%) Hibernate
3 3 (2.29%) Spring
4 2 (1.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (1.53%) J2EE
5 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (32.06%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.40%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.11%) Statistics
4 7 (5.34%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.05%) Derivative
5 4 (3.05%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.05%) Equities
5 4 (3.05%) Neural Network
5 4 (3.05%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.29%) Physics
7 2 (1.53%) AS400
8 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.76%) Economics
8 1 (0.76%) Tandem
8 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.53%) Windows
1 2 (1.53%) Android
1 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.48%) Data Modelling
3 35 (26.72%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (17.56%) Project Management
5 22 (16.79%) Business Analysis
5 22 (16.79%) Time Management
6 20 (15.27%) Unit Testing
6 20 (15.27%) Asset Management
7 18 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (13.74%) Waterfall
7 18 (13.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (12.98%) Metadata Management
8 17 (12.98%) Dimensional Modelling
8 17 (12.98%) Data Mapping
8 17 (12.98%) Scrum
8 17 (12.98%) Logical Data Model
8 17 (12.98%) Software Delivery
9 16 (12.21%) Data Management
10 14 (10.69%) Mentoring
11 11 (8.40%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.91%) SQL
2 26 (19.85%) C#
3 20 (15.27%) Java
4 9 (6.87%) Python
5 6 (4.58%) VBA
5 6 (4.58%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.82%) R
7 4 (3.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.05%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.05%) Perl
8 2 (1.53%) C++
8 2 (1.53%) COBOL
8 2 (1.53%) RPG
8 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.53%) C
9 1 (0.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (12.98%) Degree
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.58%) IIBA
4 4 (3.05%) PhD
5 2 (1.53%) ISEB
5 2 (1.53%) CIPD
6 1 (0.76%) HNC
6 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.69%) Oracle
3 6 (4.58%) Sybase
4 5 (3.82%) SAP
4 5 (3.82%) Cognos
4 5 (3.82%) Tableau
5 4 (3.05%) Informatica
6 3 (2.29%) Vertica
7 1 (0.76%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.76%) Charles River
7 1 (0.76%) Hyland
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30, 000 - £65,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh (EH8)
Guru Careers
Salary: £32 - 35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Scottish Borders
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago