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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Rank 153 141 150
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing OLAP 9 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.54% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.02% 1.75% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 16
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.43%
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
886 973 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.84% 30.92% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 509 609 886
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 30 April 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 +13 8 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Glasgow -8 1 £40,000 -9.60% 6
OLAP
UK

OLAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (47.62%) SAS
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle OLAP
5 9 (42.86%) Base SAS
5 9 (42.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 7 (33.33%) Big Data
6 7 (33.33%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) Unix
6 7 (33.33%) OLTP
7 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
7 6 (28.57%) Java
7 6 (28.57%) Games
7 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
7 6 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (28.57%) NewSQL
7 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 6 (28.57%) VoltDB
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (28.57%) Vertica
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (23.81%) Banking
8 5 (23.81%) Retail
8 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
8 5 (23.81%) ETL

OLAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) SAS
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle OLAP
3 9 (42.86%) Base SAS
3 9 (42.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (33.33%) Big Data
4 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 7 (33.33%) OLTP
5 6 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 6 (28.57%) NewSQL
5 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 6 (28.57%) VoltDB
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (19.05%) Data Mining
7 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Games
3 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Retail
4 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
1 7 (33.33%) SAS Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (19.05%) SAS BI Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) MDX
2 2 (9.52%) JDBC
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (19.05%) Data Integration
1 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) ETL
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (19.05%) ETL Development
3 4 (19.05%) Inmon Methodology
3 4 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 4 (19.05%) VBA
5 3 (14.29%) SAS Macro
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Vertica
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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