The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 137 130 139
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 33 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.92% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.16% 2.99% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 15
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +4.16%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1043 1003 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.28% 30.79% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 674 649 624
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Statistics
UK

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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 17 £45,000 +42.85%
West Lothian +15 5 £50,000 -
Dundee - 4 £42,500 -
Fife -6 2 £29,000 -31.76%
Stirling - 2 - -
Aberdeen +14 1 £26,500 -3.63% 1
Glasgow -15 1 - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (50.00%) Oracle
2 24 (44.44%) SQL
2 24 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
3 23 (42.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (38.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 21 (38.89%) ITIL
5 19 (35.19%) Oracle EBS
6 18 (33.33%) Finance
7 14 (25.93%) Oracle Applications
7 14 (25.93%) Systems Analysis
7 14 (25.93%) Problem Management
8 12 (22.22%) Windows
9 11 (20.37%) IIS
10 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (14.81%) Project Management
11 8 (14.81%) Degree
12 7 (12.96%) Oracle General Ledger
12 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
12 7 (12.96%) General Ledger
12 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
12 7 (12.96%) XML
12 7 (12.96%) Oracle iProcurement
12 7 (12.96%) Cash Management
12 7 (12.96%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (12.96%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (12.96%) Oracle Cash Management
12 7 (12.96%) Oracle Assets
12 7 (12.96%) Oracle Internet Expenses

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (20.37%) IIS
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.41%) SAS
2 4 (7.41%) nginx
2 4 (7.41%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) SPSS
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (35.19%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (25.93%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle iProcurement
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle Assets
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle Payroll
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) CDMA
1 1 (1.85%) PSTN
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.41%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) General Ledger
3 6 (11.11%) Billing
4 2 (3.70%) Front Office
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Games
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (27.78%) Applications Support
3 9 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Applications Specialist
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Graduate
8 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Business Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Technical Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) XML
2 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 6 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.70%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.70%) Economics
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.41%) Solaris
4 4 (7.41%) OpenSolaris
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Continuous Improvement
2 21 (38.89%) ITIL
3 14 (25.93%) Systems Analysis
3 14 (25.93%) Problem Management
4 8 (14.81%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) Cash Management
6 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (3.70%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.70%) Predictive Modelling
8 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.70%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Operations Research
8 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.70%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.26%) Perl
3 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.26%) Python
4 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.85%) R
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCITP
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
1 2 (3.70%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
1 4 (7.41%) vSphere
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) Dell
3 4 (7.41%) NetApp
3 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.41%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) Veeam
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) LexisNexis
5 2 (3.70%) Sybase
5 2 (3.70%) Bloomberg