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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 87 111 127
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +16
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 74 52 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.49% 1.67% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.93% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 24
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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
2654 2701 2821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.48% 86.93% 84.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1714 1846
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -4 47 £55,000 +46.66% 5
Edinburgh +19 38 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Data Analysis
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Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 86 (56.95%) SQL
2 62 (41.06%) Banking
3 61 (40.40%) Oracle
4 58 (38.41%) Finance
5 45 (29.80%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (29.80%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (27.15%) Data Modelling
7 35 (23.18%) BusinessObjects
7 35 (23.18%) SQL Server
7 35 (23.18%) Asset Management
8 33 (21.85%) Dimensional Modelling
9 30 (19.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (17.22%) Business Analysis
12 24 (15.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (15.89%) ETL
13 23 (15.23%) SAS
13 23 (15.23%) Unix
13 23 (15.23%) Degree
14 22 (14.57%) Java
15 20 (13.25%) Microsoft
15 20 (13.25%) Translating Business Requirements
16 19 (12.58%) Analytics
16 19 (12.58%) Star Schema
16 19 (12.58%) PL/SQL
16 19 (12.58%) XML
16 19 (12.58%) QA
17 18 (11.92%) MS Excel
17 18 (11.92%) Project Management

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (15.23%) SAS
2 11 (7.28%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.32%) Apache
3 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (11.92%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.97%) MS Office
4 4 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) Internet
1 1 (0.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (29.80%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (23.18%) BusinessObjects
2 35 (23.18%) SQL Server
3 19 (12.58%) Star Schema
4 13 (8.61%) Oracle Database
5 12 (7.95%) BODI
5 12 (7.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 12 (7.95%) DataStage
5 12 (7.95%) Hadoop
5 12 (7.95%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (7.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (7.95%) Oracle ODI
5 12 (7.95%) PowerCenter
6 9 (5.96%) QlikView
7 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.65%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.65%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.99%) Big Data
9 3 (1.99%) MS Access
9 3 (1.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) PowerDesigner
General
1 62 (41.06%) Banking
2 58 (38.41%) Finance
3 15 (9.93%) Spanish Language
4 12 (7.95%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.30%) Front Office
6 5 (3.31%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Legal
7 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.32%) Publishing
7 2 (1.32%) Retail
8 1 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (45.03%) Analyst
2 39 (25.83%) Developer
3 33 (21.85%) Business Analyst
3 33 (21.85%) Consultant
4 22 (14.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 18 (11.92%) Business Consultant
6 16 (10.60%) Data Analyst
6 16 (10.60%) Oracle Consultant
7 12 (7.95%) Business Objects Developer
7 12 (7.95%) Java Developer
8 11 (7.28%) Lead Developer
8 11 (7.28%) Lead Java Developer
9 10 (6.62%) Oracle BI Consultant
10 9 (5.96%) Asset Management Analyst
10 9 (5.96%) Asset Management Business Analyst
11 8 (5.30%) Test Analyst
12 7 (4.64%) Data Business Analyst
12 7 (4.64%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
13 6 (3.97%) Information Analyst
13 6 (3.97%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.58%) XML
2 11 (7.28%) Hibernate
2 11 (7.28%) Spring
3 7 (4.64%) HTML
4 6 (3.97%) .NET
4 6 (3.97%) CSS
5 2 (1.32%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.32%) CSS3
5 2 (1.32%) HTML5
5 2 (1.32%) REST
5 2 (1.32%) SOAP
5 2 (1.32%) Web Services
6 1 (0.66%) ArcObjects
6 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.62%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.96%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.65%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.99%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.99%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.32%) Economics
7 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) Life Science
8 1 (0.66%) Neural Network
8 1 (0.66%) Remote Sensing
8 1 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.23%) Unix
2 3 (1.99%) Windows
3 1 (0.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.80%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (27.15%) Data Modelling
3 35 (23.18%) Asset Management
4 33 (21.85%) Dimensional Modelling
5 30 (19.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (17.22%) Business Analysis
7 24 (15.89%) ETL
7 24 (15.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (13.25%) Translating Business Requirements
9 19 (12.58%) Analytics
10 18 (11.92%) Project Management
11 16 (10.60%) Data Transformation
11 16 (10.60%) Waterfall
12 14 (9.27%) Data Management
12 14 (9.27%) Technical Analysis
13 13 (8.61%) Scrum
14 12 (7.95%) Fund Management
14 12 (7.95%) Test Planning
14 12 (7.95%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (56.95%) SQL
2 22 (14.57%) Java
3 19 (12.58%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.97%) C++
4 6 (3.97%) XPath
5 5 (3.31%) C#
5 5 (3.31%) Python
6 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.32%) VBA
8 1 (0.66%) Perl
8 1 (0.66%) R
8 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (15.23%) Degree
2 3 (1.99%) IIBA
2 3 (1.99%) ISEB
2 3 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) CISSP
3 2 (1.32%) SSCP
4 1 (0.66%) CFA
4 1 (0.66%) EnCE
4 1 (0.66%) MBA
4 1 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.58%) QA
2 7 (4.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 61 (40.40%) Oracle
2 20 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.60%) Cognos
4 13 (8.61%) Informatica
5 12 (7.95%) Tableau
5 12 (7.95%) Teradata
6 11 (7.28%) Sybase
7 5 (3.31%) SAP
8 3 (1.99%) Google
8 3 (1.99%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.66%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.66%) Adobe
9 1 (0.66%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.66%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
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