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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 150 159 136
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 13 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.52% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 1.57% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 14
Average salary £48,750 £43,750 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +49.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £38,250 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £50,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1154 1335 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.35% 33.08% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 682 839 630
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Glasgow +7 5 £65,000 +44.44%
Edinburgh +9 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Stirling - 2 £85,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £40,182 -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Mathematics
3 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (38.46%) Finance
4 9 (34.62%) SAS
4 9 (34.62%) Degree
5 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (19.23%) SPSS
7 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (15.38%) Analytics
7 4 (15.38%) Marketing
8 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Physics
8 3 (11.54%) Psychology
8 3 (11.54%) Economics
8 3 (11.54%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) R
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.54%) Campaign Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Propensity Modelling
8 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle
8 3 (11.54%) MS Office
8 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
8 3 (11.54%) Retail
9 2 (7.69%) Banking

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (34.62%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) SPSS
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Data Scientist
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Operations Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Statistician
3 3 (11.54%) Data Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Security Officer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Support Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.85%) MI Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) HR Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Mathematics
2 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.54%) Economics
4 3 (11.54%) Physics
4 3 (11.54%) Psychology
5 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (3.85%) EPoS
6 1 (3.85%) Social Media
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Campaign Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Propensity Modelling
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) SOA
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) UML
4 2 (7.69%) OOP
4 2 (7.69%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) R
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) CISSP
2 2 (7.69%) CIPD
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) PhD
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Hyland
2 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
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