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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 145 144 126
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 16 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.86% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 2.36% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 17
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.93% +3.33%
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
1213 1356 1255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.52% 36.31% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 774 905 793
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Edinburgh -9 7 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Glasgow +15 5 £35,000 - 2
Fife +6 3 £31,500 +8.62%
Aberdeen +20 1 - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 11 (36.67%) Degree
4 11 (36.67%) Finance
5 10 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (30.00%) SAS
6 9 (30.00%) SPSS
6 9 (30.00%) R
7 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
8 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
9 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.00%) Java
9 6 (20.00%) VBA
9 6 (20.00%) Analytics
9 6 (20.00%) Algorithms
9 6 (20.00%) Banking
10 5 (16.67%) Economics
10 5 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
10 5 (16.67%) Python
11 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 4 (13.33%) PhD
11 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (13.33%) Oracle
11 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.33%) MS Office
11 4 (13.33%) Change Management
11 4 (13.33%) Management Information System

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (30.00%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) SPSS
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.33%) DMVPN
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WLAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.67%) MS Access
4 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Data Scientist
3 3 (10.00%) PMO Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Statistician
4 2 (6.67%) Support Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.67%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Security Officer
4 2 (6.67%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Manager
4 2 (6.67%) MI Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Project Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 5 (16.67%) Economics
5 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (13.33%) Neural Network
5 4 (13.33%) Physics
5 4 (13.33%) Psychology
5 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
6 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
4 6 (20.00%) Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Regression Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Propensity Modelling
6 4 (13.33%) Bayesian Methods
6 4 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 4 (13.33%) Operations Research
6 4 (13.33%) Cluster Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Line Management
7 3 (10.00%) Data Analytics
7 3 (10.00%) SOA
8 2 (6.67%) UML
8 2 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) R
3 6 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) VBA
4 5 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (13.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) PhD
3 2 (6.67%) CISSP
3 2 (6.67%) CIPD
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) CSQA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) HND
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe
3 2 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Hyland
4 1 (3.33%) Tableau
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
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