The table below looks at the statistics for OLAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLAP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 155 128 147
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 7 38 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 1.17% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 3.75% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 9
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £109,500 £58,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -5.88%
OLAP
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
1016 1014 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.66% 31.13% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 705 706 715
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

OLAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

OLAP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OLAP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

OLAP Salary Trend in Scotland

OLAP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OLAP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

OLAP Salary Histogram in Scotland

OLAP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OLAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 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 -22 6 £43,750 -7.89%
Glasgow -6 1 £125,000 +138.09%
OLAP
UK

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing OLAP 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 OLAP.

1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) Sybase
3 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) SAS
4 5 (41.67%) Big Data
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) Data Management
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (33.33%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) DB2
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) SPSS
6 3 (25.00%) SAP
6 3 (25.00%) Cognos
6 3 (25.00%) Informatica
6 3 (25.00%) Teradata
6 3 (25.00%) SAP BW
6 3 (25.00%) OLTP
6 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing OLAP 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 OLAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) SAS
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (41.67%) Big Data
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) SAP BW
5 3 (25.00%) DB2
5 3 (25.00%) OLTP
5 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA
6 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (16.67%) Base SAS
6 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
7 1 (8.33%) Data Mart
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) ERwin
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JSP
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) Kafka
2 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Reference Data
1 3 (25.00%) Social Media
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Analytics
2 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Information Management
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Security
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Macro
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) SAS Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Sybase
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) Cognos
3 3 (25.00%) Informatica
3 3 (25.00%) Teradata