The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining 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 Mining over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Mining
Rank 147 173 140
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -33
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 16 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.17% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.70% 0.56% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 24
Average salary £66,250 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.47% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £40,450 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £60,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Data Mining
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
940 1253 1107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 29.61% 31.05% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 577 851 626
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Data Mining Salary Histogram in Scotland

Data Mining
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 Mining within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +22 12 £66,250 +32.50% 2
Glasgow +9 3 - - 1
Data Mining
UK

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining 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 Mining.

1 19 (52.78%) SQL
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle
1 19 (52.78%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 14 (38.89%) SAS
5 13 (36.11%) ETL
6 12 (33.33%) Finance
7 11 (30.56%) VBA
7 11 (30.56%) Business Objects
7 11 (30.56%) QlikView
8 10 (27.78%) Data Analysis
8 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database
8 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL
9 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 7 (19.44%) Logical Data Model
10 7 (19.44%) Banking
10 7 (19.44%) Time Management
11 6 (16.67%) COBIT
11 6 (16.67%) CRISC
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
11 6 (16.67%) Project Management
11 6 (16.67%) CISA
11 6 (16.67%) CISM
11 6 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (16.67%) Teradata
11 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining 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 Mining. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (38.89%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SMTP
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (30.56%) QlikView
3 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (11.11%) Big Data
5 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.78%) MS Access
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.78%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Billing
3 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Advertising
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Teradata Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Resourcer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Risk Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Data Scientist
8 1 (2.78%) Data Business Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.78%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) COM
1 1 (2.78%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (36.11%) ETL
3 10 (27.78%) Data Analysis
4 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 7 (19.44%) Time Management
5 7 (19.44%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.89%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (13.89%) Information Architecture
7 5 (13.89%) Analytics
7 5 (13.89%) Data Architecture
8 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Data Management
8 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) UML
10 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) VBA
3 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) REXX
4 1 (2.78%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) CISA
1 6 (16.67%) CISM
1 6 (16.67%) CRISC
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) NVQ Level 3
3 3 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) COBIT
2 4 (11.11%) QA
3 3 (8.33%) Solvency II
3 3 (8.33%) Basel II
4 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) Business Objects
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) Teradata
5 1 (2.78%) Hyland
5 1 (2.78%) CA
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
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