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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 142 145 144
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 14 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 1.21% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 4
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £31,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £50,000 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
1023 1320 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.53% 40.35% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 679 798 638
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 17 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
(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 +6 12 £45,000 +42.85%
Aberdeen - 1 £47,500 -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) Mathematics
3 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 10 (34.48%) Degree
4 9 (31.03%) Python
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Oracle
5 8 (27.59%) Windows
5 8 (27.59%) SAS
5 8 (27.59%) Project Management
5 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
7 6 (20.69%) Java
7 6 (20.69%) Perl
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) R
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) IIS
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Analytics
8 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.79%) C#
9 4 (13.79%) MySQL
9 4 (13.79%) Solaris
9 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 4 (13.79%) Apache
9 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
9 4 (13.79%) SharePoint

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 8 (27.59%) SAS
2 5 (17.24%) IIS
3 4 (13.79%) Apache
3 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.79%) nginx
3 4 (13.79%) Lync
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SPSS
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.45%) JMeter
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Front Office
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Data Scientist
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Data Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Operations Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Statistician
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Pandas
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Mathematics
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.90%) Reference Data
5 2 (6.90%) Psychology
5 2 (6.90%) Economics
5 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
6 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.45%) EPoS
6 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) OpenSolaris
2 4 (13.79%) Solaris
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
4 5 (17.24%) Analytics
4 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) Machine Learning
6 3 (10.34%) MapReduce
6 3 (10.34%) Line Management
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Validation
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Python
3 6 (20.69%) Perl
3 6 (20.69%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) R
4 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
4 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.79%) Ruby
4 4 (13.79%) MATLAB
4 4 (13.79%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) ISEB
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PhD
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
1 4 (13.79%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.79%) Dell
3 4 (13.79%) NetApp
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) Veeam
4 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
4 2 (6.90%) Sybase
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus