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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 123 152 161
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +9
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 30 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 0.71% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Average salary £37,500 £49,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.46% +5.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,400 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,800 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
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
1353 1125 1211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.48% 36.56% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 802 672 725
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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 +15 17 £37,500 -23.46% 5
East Lothian - 5 - -
Glasgow - 4 - -
West Lothian - 4 - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 22 (46.81%) Degree
2 19 (40.43%) Mathematics
2 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 19 (40.43%) SAS
3 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) Statistical Analysis
4 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.28%) Analytics
4 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (19.15%) Line Management
5 9 (19.15%) MS Office
5 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
6 8 (17.02%) VBA
6 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.89%) Oracle
7 7 (14.89%) ITIL
7 7 (14.89%) SPSS
7 7 (14.89%) ITSM
7 7 (14.89%) Economics
8 6 (12.77%) Banking
8 6 (12.77%) Business Development
8 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
8 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.77%) Python
8 6 (12.77%) Test Strategy
8 6 (12.77%) R
9 5 (10.64%) Campaign Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) Propensity Modelling
9 5 (10.64%) Adobe

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (40.43%) SAS
2 3 (6.38%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Office
2 7 (14.89%) SPSS
3 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) QlikView
2 4 (8.51%) Big Data
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.51%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Service Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Statistician
3 6 (12.77%) Statistician
4 5 (10.64%) Statistical Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.51%) HR Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) HR Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Support Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Support
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Support Manager
6 3 (6.38%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Flash
2 2 (4.26%) OpenMP
2 2 (4.26%) WSH
3 1 (2.13%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Mathematics
2 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
4 7 (14.89%) Economics
5 5 (10.64%) Biotechnology
5 5 (10.64%) Life Science
5 5 (10.64%) Psychology
6 4 (8.51%) Credit Risk
6 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
6 4 (8.51%) e-Learning
6 4 (8.51%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
6 4 (8.51%) Reference Data
7 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
7 3 (6.38%) Physics
8 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
8 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
9 1 (2.13%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (2.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) AIX
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Statistical Analysis
2 10 (21.28%) Analytics
3 9 (19.15%) Line Management
4 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.89%) ITIL
5 7 (14.89%) ITSM
6 6 (12.77%) Business Development
6 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
6 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
6 6 (12.77%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.64%) Campaign Analysis
7 5 (10.64%) Propensity Modelling
8 4 (8.51%) Change Control
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.51%) Critical Success Factor
8 4 (8.51%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (8.51%) People Management
8 4 (8.51%) Performance Management
8 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) VBA
3 6 (12.77%) Python
3 6 (12.77%) R
4 2 (4.26%) C++
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) ISEB
3 2 (4.26%) MCITP
3 2 (4.26%) MCTS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Basel II
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) Adobe
3 5 (10.64%) Charles River
3 5 (10.64%) Google
4 4 (8.51%) Cadence
5 3 (6.38%) Informatica
6 2 (4.26%) Hyperion
6 2 (4.26%) Tableau
7 1 (2.13%) Greenplum
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