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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 118 126 132
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 42 53 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 1.31% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.61% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 11
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £27,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
2704 3293 2439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.19% 81.29% 78.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1656 2163 1398
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +6 30 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Edinburgh +11 8 £24,000 -44.18% 9
Aberdeen - 2 £32,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £40,182 -
Stirling -5 1 £55,000 -
Data Analysis
UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 47 (47.96%) Finance
2 41 (41.84%) SQL
3 29 (29.59%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (26.53%) Banking
5 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (25.51%) Data Modelling
5 25 (25.51%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (25.51%) Time Management
6 23 (23.47%) SQL Server
7 22 (22.45%) Data Mapping
8 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (21.43%) Data Management
8 21 (21.43%) C#
8 21 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 20 (20.41%) SAS
10 19 (19.39%) Microsoft
11 18 (18.37%) Degree
12 17 (17.35%) Oracle
13 15 (15.31%) Business Objects
13 15 (15.31%) Java
13 15 (15.31%) Project Management
13 15 (15.31%) Analytics
14 14 (14.29%) Waterfall
15 13 (13.27%) Dimensional Modelling
15 13 (13.27%) Logical Data Model
15 13 (13.27%) Scrum
16 12 (12.24%) SAP
16 12 (12.24%) Software Delivery
16 12 (12.24%) Metadata Management
17 11 (11.22%) Relational Database

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 20 (20.41%) SAS
2 6 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.12%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.04%) SPSS
3 2 (2.04%) MS Project
3 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) SAP MDM
2 2 (2.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.02%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.02%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.02%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) Wireless
2 1 (1.02%) SMTP
2 1 (1.02%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.59%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (23.47%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.22%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.20%) Data Mining
4 10 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.16%) QlikView
6 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.04%) Spotfire
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.02%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (1.02%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 47 (47.96%) Finance
2 26 (26.53%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (58.16%) Analyst
2 24 (24.49%) Data Analyst
3 22 (22.45%) Developer
4 21 (21.43%) Business Analyst
5 12 (12.24%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Data Migration Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) SAP Data Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) SAP Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Master Data Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Technical Business Analyst
11 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 3 (3.06%) Agile Business Analyst
12 3 (3.06%) Business Systems Analyst
12 3 (3.06%) Systems Analyst
12 3 (3.06%) Analyst Programmer
12 3 (3.06%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) .NET
2 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.04%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.04%) Spring
3 1 (1.02%) COM
3 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.10%) GIS
5 3 (3.06%) Statistics
6 2 (2.04%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.04%) AS400
6 2 (2.04%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.04%) iPad
7 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.02%) Tandem
7 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Data Modelling
1 25 (25.51%) Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (25.51%) Time Management
2 22 (22.45%) Data Mapping
3 21 (21.43%) Data Management
4 15 (15.31%) Project Management
4 15 (15.31%) Analytics
5 14 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 13 (13.27%) Dimensional Modelling
6 13 (13.27%) Logical Data Model
6 13 (13.27%) Scrum
7 12 (12.24%) Software Delivery
7 12 (12.24%) Metadata Management
8 9 (9.18%) Master Data Management
8 9 (9.18%) Asset Management
9 8 (8.16%) ETL
10 7 (7.14%) Migration
10 7 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.84%) SQL
2 21 (21.43%) C#
3 15 (15.31%) Java
4 10 (10.20%) VBA
5 9 (9.18%) C++
6 5 (5.10%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.04%) Groovy
7 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.04%) COBOL
7 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.04%) RPG
7 2 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) CRISC
2 6 (6.12%) CISA
2 6 (6.12%) CISM
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.04%) CIPD
5 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.02%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.12%) COBIT
2 6 (6.12%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.35%) Oracle
3 15 (15.31%) Business Objects
4 12 (12.24%) SAP
5 5 (5.10%) Cognos
6 4 (4.08%) Sybase
7 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.04%) Citrix
7 2 (2.04%) Tableau
7 2 (2.04%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.02%) Twitter
8 1 (1.02%) Vertica
8 1 (1.02%) Informatica
8 1 (1.02%) Reuters
8 1 (1.02%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.02%) Charles River
8 1 (1.02%) Hyland
8 1 (1.02%) Google
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