The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Informatics in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Informatics over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Informatics
Rank 151 158 174
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Informatics 11 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.031% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.083% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £38,750 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-29.41% -
Informatics
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1178 1203 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.96% 37.84% 32.36%
Number of salaries quoted 669 709 812
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Informatics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Informatics across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Informatics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Informatics
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Informatics Salary Trend in Scotland

Informatics
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Informatics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Informatics Salary Histogram in Scotland

Informatics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Informatics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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 +14 9 £41,250 +55.66%
Glasgow - 1 £16,500 -
Informatics
UK

Informatics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Informatics 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 Informatics.

1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
3 10 (58.82%) Analytics
4 8 (47.06%) Health Informatics
4 8 (47.06%) Games
5 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (35.29%) Python
6 6 (35.29%) EPoS
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (35.29%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) Dell
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Marketing
6 6 (35.29%) Fujitsu
6 6 (35.29%) Resource Management
6 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
6 6 (35.29%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
7 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) R
7 5 (29.41%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (29.41%) Greenplum
7 5 (29.41%) Tableau
7 5 (29.41%) Data Governance
7 5 (29.41%) D3.js
7 5 (29.41%) Big Data
7 5 (29.41%) Statistical Modelling

Informatics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Informatics 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 Informatics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
1 5 (29.41%) SAS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) GeoServer
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) Big Data
3 5 (29.41%) Data Mining
3 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (11.76%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (5.88%) GIS
5 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
5 1 (5.88%) QGIS
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (47.06%) Games
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Field Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) IT Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Data Scientist
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Healthcare Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) GIS Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Platform Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) D3.js
2 1 (5.88%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Health Informatics
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) EPoS
3 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (29.41%) Applied Mathematics
3 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
3 5 (29.41%) Statistics
3 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
4 2 (11.76%) e-Health
4 2 (11.76%) LIMS
4 2 (11.76%) NHS
4 2 (11.76%) PACS
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Analytics
2 6 (35.29%) Resource Management
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Data Governance
3 5 (29.41%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (29.41%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) SEO
7 1 (5.88%) Business Development
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) High Availability
7 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) R
2 5 (29.41%) Scala
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.76%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Dell
2 6 (35.29%) Fujitsu
2 6 (35.29%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Greenplum
3 5 (29.41%) Tableau
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat