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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 117 123 129
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 39 50 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 1.35% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.66% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 17
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £45,000 £62,000
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
2628 3019 2342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.56% 81.64% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1600 1978 1388
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 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 27 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 0 20 £36,000 -15.29% 8
Edinburgh +6 11 £42,500 -1.16% 9
Aberdeen +12 2 £32,500 -10.34%
Stirling -9 2 £41,500 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £40,182 -
Dundee - 2 £53,000 -
Data Analysis
UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 42 (45.16%) Finance
2 37 (39.78%) SQL
3 27 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (27.96%) Banking
5 25 (26.88%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (22.58%) Data Management
7 21 (22.58%) Data Modelling
7 21 (22.58%) Data Mapping
8 20 (21.51%) Time Management
9 19 (20.43%) MS Excel
10 18 (19.35%) SAS
10 18 (19.35%) Degree
11 17 (18.28%) Analytics
11 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
12 16 (17.20%) C#
13 15 (16.13%) Oracle
13 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
13 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (15.05%) Waterfall
14 14 (15.05%) Business Objects
14 14 (15.05%) Project Management
15 13 (13.98%) Data Mining
15 13 (13.98%) Java
16 12 (12.90%) Dimensional Modelling
16 12 (12.90%) Logical Data Model
17 11 (11.83%) Metadata Management
17 11 (11.83%) Windows
18 10 (10.75%) SAP
18 10 (10.75%) VBA

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 18 (19.35%) SAS
2 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (20.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.15%) MS Project
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) SAP MDM
2 3 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.08%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.08%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) SMTP
2 1 (1.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 13 (13.98%) Data Mining
4 10 (10.75%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.53%) RDBMS
5 7 (7.53%) QlikView
6 6 (6.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.15%) Selenium
2 1 (1.08%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.08%) Maven
General
1 42 (45.16%) Finance
2 26 (27.96%) Banking
3 7 (7.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 53 (56.99%) Analyst
2 23 (24.73%) Data Analyst
3 19 (20.43%) Developer
4 18 (19.35%) Business Analyst
5 12 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Data Migration Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) SAP Data Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) SAP Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Master Data Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
11 3 (3.23%) Programmer
11 3 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
12 2 (2.15%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) .NET
2 4 (4.30%) Spring
3 3 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.15%) XML
5 1 (1.08%) HTML
5 1 (1.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.38%) GIS
5 4 (4.30%) Statistics
6 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.15%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.15%) iPad
6 2 (2.15%) User Experience
6 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.08%) AS400
7 1 (1.08%) Tandem
7 1 (1.08%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) UNIX
3 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.58%) Data Management
3 21 (22.58%) Data Modelling
3 21 (22.58%) Data Mapping
4 20 (21.51%) Time Management
5 17 (18.28%) Analytics
6 14 (15.05%) Waterfall
6 14 (15.05%) Project Management
7 12 (12.90%) Dimensional Modelling
7 12 (12.90%) Logical Data Model
8 11 (11.83%) Metadata Management
9 9 (9.68%) Master Data Management
9 9 (9.68%) Scrum
10 8 (8.60%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (8.60%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (8.60%) ETL
10 8 (8.60%) Coaching
11 7 (7.53%) Asset Management
11 7 (7.53%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (39.78%) SQL
2 16 (17.20%) C#
3 13 (13.98%) Java
4 10 (10.75%) VBA
5 9 (9.68%) C++
6 5 (5.38%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.15%) Groovy
7 2 (2.15%) C
7 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.08%) RPG
8 1 (1.08%) COBOL
8 1 (1.08%) R
8 1 (1.08%) Python
8 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Degree
2 8 (8.60%) CRISC
2 8 (8.60%) CISA
2 8 (8.60%) CISM
3 2 (2.15%) CIPD
3 2 (2.15%) PhD
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) Data Quality
2 8 (8.60%) COBIT
2 8 (8.60%) QA
3 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.13%) Oracle
3 14 (15.05%) Business Objects
4 10 (10.75%) SAP
5 5 (5.38%) Cognos
6 4 (4.30%) Sybase
7 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.15%) Citrix
7 2 (2.15%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.08%) Informatica
8 1 (1.08%) Reuters
8 1 (1.08%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.08%) Charles River
8 1 (1.08%) Hyland
8 1 (1.08%) Google
8 1 (1.08%) Twitter
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