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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 103 128 124
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 52 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.66% 1.13% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.39% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 20
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,350 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £73,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
2673 2663 2469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.13% 81.34% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 1698 1713
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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
Edinburgh +9 26 £45,000 -13.46% 5
Glasgow +5 24 £38,750 -11.42% 4
Stirling -15 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £47,500 -
Data Analysis
UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 55 (52.38%) SQL
2 41 (39.05%) Finance
3 32 (30.48%) SQL Server
4 28 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 25 (23.81%) Data Modelling
7 24 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (21.90%) Java
8 23 (21.90%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (20.00%) Banking
10 20 (19.05%) C#
10 20 (19.05%) Degree
10 20 (19.05%) Analytics
11 18 (17.14%) Oracle
12 17 (16.19%) Relational Database
13 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
14 14 (13.33%) Scrum
14 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (12.38%) Coaching
15 13 (12.38%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (12.38%) UNIX
16 11 (10.48%) ETL
16 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
16 11 (10.48%) C++
16 11 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (10.48%) Spring
16 11 (10.48%) TDD
16 11 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (9.52%) Business Analysis
17 10 (9.52%) Computer Science

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (9.52%) SAS
2 9 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.90%) MS Project
4 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.90%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.90%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (0.95%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.48%) SQL Server
2 23 (21.90%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (16.19%) Relational Database
4 11 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (8.57%) RDBMS
6 7 (6.67%) Data Mining
7 5 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.86%) QlikView
9 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.95%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.95%) Big Data
11 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Maven
2 1 (0.95%) MagicDraw
2 1 (0.95%) Hudson
2 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.95%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 41 (39.05%) Finance
2 21 (20.00%) Banking
3 10 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Marketing
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
5 3 (2.86%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.95%) French Language
7 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (38.10%) Analyst
2 34 (32.38%) Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Data Analyst
4 13 (12.38%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.48%) Lead Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Architect
6 9 (8.57%) SQL Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Database Architect
8 5 (4.76%) Data Migration Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Web Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 4 (3.81%) Data Scientist
10 3 (2.86%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
11 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) Spring
2 10 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 8 (7.62%) .NET
4 7 (6.67%) XML
5 3 (2.86%) Pandas
6 2 (1.90%) HTML
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.95%) JMS
7 1 (0.95%) FpML
7 1 (0.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.62%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.76%) GIS
5 5 (4.76%) Statistics
6 3 (2.86%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.90%) Economics
7 2 (1.90%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.90%) User Experience
8 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.95%) Clustering
8 1 (0.95%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.95%) Open Source
8 1 (0.95%) iPad
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.95%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) UNIX
2 7 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.81%) Data Modelling
3 24 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (19.05%) Analytics
5 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 14 (13.33%) Scrum
7 13 (12.38%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (12.38%) Coaching
8 11 (10.48%) TDD
8 11 (10.48%) ETL
9 10 (9.52%) CRM
9 10 (9.52%) Asset Management
9 10 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 10 (9.52%) Line Management
9 10 (9.52%) Data Architecture
10 9 (8.57%) Waterfall
10 9 (8.57%) Kanban
11 8 (7.62%) Time Management
11 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.67%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 55 (52.38%) SQL
2 23 (21.90%) Java
3 20 (19.05%) C#
4 11 (10.48%) C++
5 6 (5.71%) VBA
6 5 (4.76%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.81%) R
7 4 (3.81%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.81%) Python
8 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (0.95%) C
9 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.95%) Perl
9 1 (0.95%) XQuery
9 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (19.05%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) CRISC
2 5 (4.76%) CISA
2 5 (4.76%) CISM
3 1 (0.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
2 5 (4.76%) COBIT
3 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.14%) Oracle
3 10 (9.52%) Sybase
4 7 (6.67%) Cognos
5 4 (3.81%) Google
6 3 (2.86%) SAP
7 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.90%) Citrix
8 1 (0.95%) Informatica
8 1 (0.95%) Reuters
8 1 (0.95%) Bloomberg
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Salary: Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
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Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago