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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 158 121 142
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +21
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 15 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 1.15% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 3.32% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 13
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
1337 1053 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.93% 34.66% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 889 682 654
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 £30,000 £30,000 £26,549
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -27 7 £45,000 +42.85% 4
Dundee - 4 £42,500 -
Glasgow -15 2 - -
Stirling - 2 - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 26 (54.17%) Oracle
2 23 (47.92%) Oracle Reports
3 22 (45.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (41.67%) SQL
4 20 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (39.58%) Oracle EBS
6 18 (37.50%) Finance
7 17 (35.42%) ITIL
8 14 (29.17%) Problem Management
8 14 (29.17%) Oracle Applications
8 14 (29.17%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (18.75%) Degree
10 8 (16.67%) Mathematics
10 8 (16.67%) Project Management
11 7 (14.58%) Python
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (14.58%) General Ledger
11 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle iProcurement
11 7 (14.58%) Cash Management
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle Payables
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle Cash Management
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle Assets
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (12.50%) Billing
12 6 (12.50%) Windows
12 6 (12.50%) SQL Server

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) nginx
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) Lync
3 3 (6.25%) SAS
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (39.58%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (29.17%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle iProcurement
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle Assets
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) CDMA
1 1 (2.08%) PSTN
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JMeter
1 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) General Ledger
3 6 (12.50%) Billing
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Front Office
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 9 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Applications Specialist
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Technical Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Business Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Pandas
2 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Reference Data
4 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Solaris
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.33%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (35.42%) ITIL
3 14 (29.17%) Problem Management
3 14 (29.17%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (16.67%) Project Management
5 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.58%) Cash Management
6 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) Analytics
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (6.25%) Line Management
8 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) Python
3 5 (10.42%) Perl
4 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.33%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) C++
5 3 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.17%) R
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.08%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Veeam
3 4 (8.33%) VMware
3 4 (8.33%) Dell
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco
3 4 (8.33%) NetApp
3 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) Sybase
4 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Lotus
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