The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 149 153 122
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -31
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 18 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.62% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 1.69% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 28
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £28,800 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £47,500 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Statistics
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
1346 1360 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.86% 36.86% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 816 902 706
Average salary £41,750 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.08% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Statistics
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Statistics Salary Trend in Scotland

Statistics
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Statistics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Statistics Salary Histogram in Scotland

Statistics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Glasgow +11 10 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh -8 7 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Stirling +9 1 £42,500 -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 18 (47.37%) Mathematics
2 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 17 (44.74%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (36.84%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (31.58%) Analytics
4 12 (31.58%) SQL
5 11 (28.95%) SAS
6 10 (26.32%) SPSS
6 10 (26.32%) Python
7 9 (23.68%) Oracle
7 9 (23.68%) Risk Management
7 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
7 9 (23.68%) R
8 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
9 7 (18.42%) ETL
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.79%) Algorithms
10 6 (15.79%) Data Mining
10 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.79%) MS Office
10 6 (15.79%) VBA
10 6 (15.79%) Economics
11 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
11 5 (13.16%) Physics
11 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.16%) Banking
11 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (13.16%) Scrum

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Statistics 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 Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (28.95%) SAS
2 4 (10.53%) Apache Spark
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) SPSS
2 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Google Analytics
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) WLAN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.63%) Network Security
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.63%) DMVPN
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Data Mining
3 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (13.16%) Big Data
4 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.53%) Apache Hive
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.26%) MS Access
6 2 (5.26%) MySQL
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Data Scientist
3 4 (10.53%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (10.53%) PMO Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) DBA
5 2 (5.26%) Sales Executive
5 2 (5.26%) Statistician
5 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.26%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Sales Executive
5 2 (5.26%) MI Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Trainee
6 1 (2.63%) Data Programmer
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) OpenMP
2 2 (5.26%) WSH
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Mathematics
2 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
4 6 (15.79%) Algorithms
4 6 (15.79%) Economics
5 5 (13.16%) Physics
5 5 (13.16%) Data Integration
6 4 (10.53%) Psychology
6 4 (10.53%) Neural Network
7 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (2.63%) Replication
8 1 (2.63%) Chemistry
8 1 (2.63%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (31.58%) Analytics
3 9 (23.68%) Risk Management
4 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
5 7 (18.42%) ETL
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
6 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.16%) Predictive Modelling
7 4 (10.53%) Regression Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Data Analytics
7 4 (10.53%) Propensity Modelling
7 4 (10.53%) Bayesian Methods
7 4 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Operations Research
7 4 (10.53%) Cluster Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.53%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Python
3 9 (23.68%) R
4 6 (15.79%) VBA
5 5 (13.16%) C++
5 5 (13.16%) Java
6 4 (10.53%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) PhD
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCTS
3 2 (5.26%) MCITP
3 2 (5.26%) CIPD
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CSQA
4 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Informatica
4 3 (7.89%) Google
5 2 (5.26%) Tableau
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe
6 1 (2.63%) Juniper
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Hyland
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