Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 27 42
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 +14
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 166 201 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.60% 7.62% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% 8.24% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 106 143 70
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% -15.79% -10.38%
10th Percentile £25,125 £27,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £61,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.41% -10.53% -15.93%

Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,363 2,440 2,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.96% 92.49% 93.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,430 1,506 1,411
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,915 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.04% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Edinburgh

Analytics
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytics in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Analytics in Edinburgh

Analytics
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Analytics in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 58 (34.94%) Python
1 58 (34.94%) Degree
2 54 (32.53%) Data Science
3 45 (27.11%) Data Analytics
3 45 (27.11%) SQL
4 41 (24.70%) Finance
5 40 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (21.08%) SAS
6 35 (21.08%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (19.88%) Java
7 33 (19.88%) Big Data
8 32 (19.28%) Computer Science
9 26 (15.66%) Linux
10 25 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (14.46%) Software Engineering
12 23 (13.86%) Test Automation
12 23 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (13.86%) Decision-Making
13 22 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (12.65%) Machine Learning
15 20 (12.05%) ETL
16 19 (11.45%) Data Management
16 19 (11.45%) Apache Spark
16 19 (11.45%) Computer Science Degree
17 18 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (10.84%) Apache Cassandra
17 18 (10.84%) R
18 17 (10.24%) Mathematics
19 16 (9.64%) QlikView
19 16 (9.64%) Visualisation

Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (21.08%) SAS
2 19 (11.45%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.22%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.41%) CMS
4 4 (2.41%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) SPSS
2 4 (2.41%) Simulink
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.61%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (3.61%) Google Analytics
4 5 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.01%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.01%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (3.01%) Serverless
5 4 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.81%) GitHub
6 3 (1.81%) SaaS
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.20%) Office 365
7 2 (1.20%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.20%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.81%) Internet
1 3 (1.81%) Wireless
2 1 (0.60%) DNS
2 1 (0.60%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.88%) Big Data
2 18 (10.84%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (9.64%) QlikView
4 11 (6.63%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.02%) Power BI
6 8 (4.82%) Apache Hive
6 8 (4.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 8 (4.82%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.22%) Qlik Sense
8 6 (3.61%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.61%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.61%) SAS EBI
8 6 (3.61%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 5 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (3.01%) Spotfire
9 5 (3.01%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.61%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.41%) JIRA
3 4 (2.41%) Selenium
4 3 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.81%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.81%) Protractor
4 3 (1.81%) RSpec
5 2 (1.20%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.20%) GitLab
5 2 (1.20%) Subversion
5 2 (1.20%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.60%) GoCD
6 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.60%) Maven
6 1 (0.60%) Pylint
6 1 (0.60%) QUnit
6 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (24.70%) Finance
2 16 (9.64%) Banking
3 7 (4.22%) Marketing
4 2 (1.20%) Retail
4 2 (1.20%) Social Science
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (12.05%) Consultant
2 18 (10.84%) Analytics Manager
3 16 (9.64%) Analyst
4 13 (7.83%) Developer
5 11 (6.63%) Data Analytics Manager
5 11 (6.63%) Data Scientist
5 11 (6.63%) Graduate
5 11 (6.63%) Junior
6 10 (6.02%) Data Manager
7 8 (4.82%) Data Analyst
7 8 (4.82%) Development Manager
7 8 (4.82%) Technical Development Manager
7 8 (4.82%) Technical Leader
7 8 (4.82%) Technical Manager
8 7 (4.22%) Python Engineer
8 7 (4.22%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) SAS Consultant
10 5 (3.01%) Senior Analytics Manager
10 5 (3.01%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.41%) Python Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.23%) NumPy
1 12 (7.23%) Pandas
2 7 (4.22%) Kafka
2 7 (4.22%) Matplotlib
2 7 (4.22%) Node.js
2 7 (4.22%) scikit-learn
2 7 (4.22%) SciPy
3 5 (3.01%) .NET
3 5 (3.01%) Web Services
4 4 (2.41%) CSS
4 4 (2.41%) HTML
5 3 (1.81%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.81%) Spring
6 2 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.20%) JMS
6 2 (1.20%) Middleware
6 2 (1.20%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (1.20%) Swing
6 2 (1.20%) Velocity
7 1 (0.60%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.22%) Algorithms
2 7 (4.22%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (4.22%) PMI
3 5 (3.01%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.41%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (2.41%) User Experience
5 3 (1.81%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.20%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.20%) Fintech
6 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.60%) FMCG
7 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.66%) Linux
2 11 (6.63%) Windows
3 5 (3.01%) Unix
4 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.81%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.20%) Debian
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) CentOS
6 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (32.53%) Data Science
2 45 (27.11%) Data Analytics
3 40 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (21.08%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (19.28%) Computer Science
6 25 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (14.46%) Software Engineering
8 23 (13.86%) Decision-Making
8 23 (13.86%) Test Automation
9 22 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (12.65%) Machine Learning
11 20 (12.05%) ETL
12 19 (11.45%) Data Management
13 17 (10.24%) Mathematics
14 16 (9.64%) Collaborative Working
14 16 (9.64%) Line Management
14 16 (9.64%) Mentoring
14 16 (9.64%) Visualisation
15 15 (9.04%) Predictive Analytics
16 14 (8.43%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 58 (34.94%) Python
2 45 (27.11%) SQL
3 33 (19.88%) Java
4 18 (10.84%) R
5 14 (8.43%) MATLAB
6 10 (6.02%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.42%) Ruby
7 9 (5.42%) Scala
8 5 (3.01%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.01%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.41%) C#
10 3 (1.81%) C
10 3 (1.81%) C++
10 3 (1.81%) VB
11 2 (1.20%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.20%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.20%) Go
11 2 (1.20%) PHP
11 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (34.94%) Degree
2 19 (11.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.22%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.01%) PhD
5 4 (2.41%) CEH
5 4 (2.41%) CISSP
5 4 (2.41%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.01%) GDPR
3 3 (1.81%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.82%) Docker
2 3 (1.81%) HDFS
3 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (7.23%) Terraform
2 10 (6.02%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.61%) Ansible
3 6 (3.61%) Oozie
3 6 (3.61%) Puppet
4 5 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.81%) Mesos
5 3 (1.81%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.20%) Grafana
6 2 (1.20%) Sysdig
7 1 (0.60%) Ambari
7 1 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.60%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.60%) SCCM
7 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (9.04%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.83%) Oracle
3 11 (6.63%) Progress
3 11 (6.63%) Tableau
3 11 (6.63%) Teradata
4 9 (5.42%) Google
5 4 (2.41%) IBM
6 3 (1.81%) Informatica
6 3 (1.81%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.20%) Cognos
7 2 (1.20%) SAP
7 2 (1.20%) Splunk
8 1 (0.60%) Apple
8 1 (0.60%) Citrix
8 1 (0.60%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.60%) PagerDuty
8 1 (0.60%) Remedy