Period
to 12 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > Scotland
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 21 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 460 543 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.64% 9.68% 9.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.51% 25.65% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 234 260 274
Scotland median annual salary £45,250 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.47% -10.53% +4.97%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £64,625
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,139 2,117 1,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.16% 37.74% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,354 1,335 1,080
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,463
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Scotland

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Scotland.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in Scotland

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Scotland over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Analytical Skills in Scotland

Analytical Skills
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 206 £46,500 +3.33% 19
Edinburgh -22 140 £48,250 +20.63% 22
West Lothian +15 64 £32,500 -27.78% 3
South Lanarkshire +9 11 £55,000 +74.60% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 6 £39,750 -
Aberdeen +3 5 £26,500 -2.75% 6
Renfrewshire -1 5 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Fife -4 3 £28,500 -29.19% 2
Inverclyde -6 3 £42,500 -4.49%
Highlands -6 3 £41,000 +78.26%
Dundee +10 2 £35,000 +37.25% 2
Stirling +4 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £30,000 -
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 173 (37.61%) Problem-Solving
2 161 (35.00%) Finance
3 153 (33.26%) SQL
4 147 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (23.91%) Degree
6 97 (21.09%) Oracle
7 88 (19.13%) Microsoft
8 80 (17.39%) ERP
9 75 (16.30%) Analytics
10 70 (15.22%) Java
11 64 (13.91%) JavaScript
12 61 (13.26%) Business Intelligence
13 55 (11.96%) Oracle ERP
14 49 (10.65%) Migration
14 49 (10.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 47 (10.22%) CSS
16 46 (10.00%) HTML
16 46 (10.00%) SQL Server
16 46 (10.00%) Python
17 45 (9.78%) Software Engineering
18 44 (9.57%) Banking
19 43 (9.35%) Visualisation
20 42 (9.13%) Microsoft Office
21 41 (8.91%) ITIL
21 41 (8.91%) Windows
21 41 (8.91%) Data Modelling
21 41 (8.91%) Oracle EBS
21 41 (8.91%) Scrum
21 41 (8.91%) Git (software)
22 40 (8.70%) Data Migration

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 21 (4.57%) SAS
1 21 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.13%) Confluence
3 18 (3.91%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (2.39%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.39%) WildFly
6 9 (1.96%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.74%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.74%) IBM Notes
8 7 (1.52%) JBoss
9 6 (1.30%) CMS
9 6 (1.30%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.09%) IIS
10 5 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.87%) Apache
12 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.43%) GemFire
14 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 42 (9.13%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.09%) SPSS
5 4 (0.87%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.87%) Mathcad
5 4 (0.87%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (11.96%) Oracle ERP
2 41 (8.91%) Oracle EBS
3 28 (6.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (2.83%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.65%) Magento
7 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.22%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.78%) Dynamics 365
2 20 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.61%) Office 365
5 11 (2.39%) Serverless
6 9 (1.96%) Azure Functions
6 9 (1.96%) SaaS
6 9 (1.96%) Yammer
7 8 (1.74%) npm
8 3 (0.65%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.17%) VPN
2 9 (1.96%) Intranet
2 9 (1.96%) Skype
2 9 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.74%) Firewall
3 8 (1.74%) Wireless
4 6 (1.30%) Internet
4 6 (1.30%) SAN
5 5 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (0.87%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.65%) DNS
7 3 (0.65%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.65%) FTP
7 3 (0.65%) MPLS
7 3 (0.65%) Network Security
7 3 (0.65%) SMS
7 3 (0.65%) VLAN
7 3 (0.65%) VoIP
7 3 (0.65%) WinSCP
8 2 (0.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (6.96%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.74%) QlikView
5 29 (6.30%) Big Data
6 28 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (4.57%) MySQL
9 20 (4.35%) Power BI
10 17 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (3.26%) Qlik Sense
12 15 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (2.83%) Data Mining
14 12 (2.61%) Hadoop
14 12 (2.61%) NoSQL
15 10 (2.17%) MariaDB
15 10 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (1.96%) RDBMS
17 7 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 41 (8.91%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.30%) JIRA
3 25 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 22 (4.78%) Subversion
5 20 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.83%) Ant
7 12 (2.61%) Selenium
8 11 (2.39%) Android Studio
9 10 (2.17%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.17%) Gradle
9 10 (2.17%) Maven
10 9 (1.96%) Appium
11 8 (1.74%) FitNesse
11 8 (1.74%) SpecFlow
11 8 (1.74%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.74%) webpack
12 6 (1.30%) ClearCase
13 5 (1.09%) Hudson
13 5 (1.09%) JUnit
14 3 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 161 (35.00%) Finance
2 44 (9.57%) Banking
3 23 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.26%) Marketing
5 10 (2.17%) Electronics
6 9 (1.96%) Retail
7 7 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.09%) Automotive
9 5 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.87%) Back Office
11 3 (0.65%) Advertising
11 3 (0.65%) Law
12 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 113 (24.57%) Analyst
2 82 (17.83%) Developer
3 41 (8.91%) Business Analyst
3 41 (8.91%) Consultant
4 33 (7.17%) Software Engineer
5 24 (5.22%) ERP Consultant
6 23 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 19 (4.13%) Technical Analyst
8 18 (3.91%) Oracle Specialist
9 17 (3.70%) Development Manager
10 16 (3.48%) Technical Business Analyst
11 15 (3.26%) Functional Consultant
12 14 (3.04%) Data Migration Specialist
12 14 (3.04%) ERP Specialist
12 14 (3.04%) Migration Specialist
13 13 (2.83%) Oracle Consultant
13 13 (2.83%) Oracle Functional Consultant
14 12 (2.61%) Database Developer
14 12 (2.61%) Software Development Manager
14 12 (2.61%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.22%) CSS
2 46 (10.00%) HTML
3 30 (6.52%) AngularJS
4 24 (5.22%) Spring
5 22 (4.78%) XML
6 20 (4.35%) Hibernate
7 19 (4.13%) HTML5
7 19 (4.13%) Web Services
8 17 (3.70%) .NET
8 17 (3.70%) jQuery
9 15 (3.26%) RESTful
10 14 (3.04%) JSP
11 13 (2.83%) EJB
11 13 (2.83%) JSON
12 12 (2.61%) JPA
12 12 (2.61%) REST
12 12 (2.61%) Spring Boot
13 11 (2.39%) CSS3
13 11 (2.39%) EJB 3.0
13 11 (2.39%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.96%) Management Information System
2 20 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 17 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 15 (3.26%) Analytical Mindset
4 15 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.39%) Fintech
5 11 (2.39%) User Experience
6 10 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.52%) Replication
9 7 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.09%) Clustering
10 5 (1.09%) DataPower
11 4 (0.87%) Blog
11 4 (0.87%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.87%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (0.87%) Life Science
11 4 (0.87%) PMI
11 4 (0.87%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.91%) Windows
2 30 (6.52%) Linux
3 28 (6.09%) Unix
4 20 (4.35%) Android
5 19 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.30%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.65%) AIX
8 3 (0.65%) Solaris
8 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.43%) VMS
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (37.61%) Problem-Solving
2 147 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (17.39%) ERP
4 75 (16.30%) Analytics
5 61 (13.26%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (10.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 49 (10.65%) Migration
7 45 (9.78%) Software Engineering
8 43 (9.35%) Visualisation
9 41 (8.91%) Data Modelling
9 41 (8.91%) ITIL
9 41 (8.91%) Scrum
10 40 (8.70%) CRM
10 40 (8.70%) Data Migration
10 40 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (8.26%) Project Management
11 38 (8.26%) SDLC
12 37 (8.04%) Coaching
13 34 (7.39%) Data Analysis
14 32 (6.96%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 153 (33.26%) SQL
2 70 (15.22%) Java
3 64 (13.91%) JavaScript
4 46 (10.00%) Python
5 31 (6.74%) C#
6 30 (6.52%) PL/SQL
7 25 (5.43%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.04%) R
9 11 (2.39%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.17%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.74%) ES6
11 8 (1.74%) PHP
12 7 (1.52%) C++
12 7 (1.52%) Perl
12 7 (1.52%) Ruby
13 6 (1.30%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.09%) Tcl
15 4 (0.87%) VB
16 3 (0.65%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 110 (23.91%) Degree
2 6 (1.30%) HND
2 6 (1.30%) PhD
3 5 (1.09%) CCNP
3 5 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.09%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.87%) ISEB
4 4 (0.87%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.65%) CISSP
5 3 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.43%) CISM
6 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.22%) CCSA
7 1 (0.22%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) MBA
7 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.22%) QA
2 13 (2.83%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.39%) SLA
4 6 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.09%) PMO
6 4 (0.87%) GDPR
7 3 (0.65%) SEPA
8 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (2.83%) Docker
2 12 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.30%) NFS
5 5 (1.09%) HDFS
6 4 (0.87%) Firmware
6 4 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.65%) vSphere
8 2 (0.43%) Samba
8 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.43%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.87%) Ansible
2 4 (0.87%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.87%) vCenter Server
2 4 (0.87%) vMotion
3 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.65%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.43%) Kibana
4 2 (0.43%) logstash
4 2 (0.43%) Mesos
4 2 (0.43%) PowerCLI
4 2 (0.43%) SCCM
4 2 (0.43%) Terraform
4 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.22%) vRealize
5 1 (0.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 97 (21.09%) Oracle
2 88 (19.13%) Microsoft
3 29 (6.30%) Tableau
4 19 (4.13%) Atlassian
5 15 (3.26%) IBM
6 13 (2.83%) Cognos
7 11 (2.39%) SAP
8 10 (2.17%) Cognizant
9 9 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
9 9 (1.96%) ServiceNow
10 8 (1.74%) Adobe
10 8 (1.74%) CA
10 8 (1.74%) HP
10 8 (1.74%) Lotus
10 8 (1.74%) VMware
11 7 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.30%) Ab Initio
13 5 (1.09%) CA Agile Central
13 5 (1.09%) Splunk
13 5 (1.09%) Synopsys