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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 151 155 130
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 9 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.40% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.06% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 11
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £42,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
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
1127 1324 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.31% 38.12% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 683 803 608
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
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 March 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 March 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 5 £50,750 +12.77% 3
Stirling - 2 £85,000 -
Glasgow 0 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) Mathematics
3 10 (45.45%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) SAS
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
5 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (22.73%) R
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) SPSS
7 4 (18.18%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Retail
8 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
8 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.64%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) Python
8 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) MS Office
8 3 (13.64%) Economics
8 3 (13.64%) Marketing
8 3 (13.64%) Psychology
8 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
8 3 (13.64%) Analytics
8 3 (13.64%) Campaign Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Propensity Modelling
9 2 (9.09%) Line Management

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (40.91%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SPSS
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Data Scientist
2 4 (18.18%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Operations Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Data Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Statistician
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Security Officer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Support Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.55%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Mathematics
2 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Economics
3 3 (13.64%) Psychology
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.55%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.55%) EPoS
5 1 (4.55%) Social Media
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
1 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Change Management
2 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.64%) Analytics
2 3 (13.64%) Campaign Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Propensity Modelling
3 2 (9.09%) Line Management
3 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) SOA
3 2 (9.09%) UML
3 2 (9.09%) OOP
3 2 (9.09%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) R
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) VCP4
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) PhD
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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