Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 28 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 424 444 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.23% 7.76% 9.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.44% 20.70% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 219 257 273
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,650 £25,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +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 1,978 2,145 1,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.41% 37.48% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,247 1,442 1,074
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -1.01%

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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 +11 157 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Edinburgh -10 149 £45,000 +12.50% 17
West Lothian +5 48 £33,000 -26.67% 5
South Lanarkshire - 11 £55,000 -
Aberdeen +3 7 £30,750 -6.82% 5
Aberdeenshire - 7 - -
Stirling +4 6 - -
Highlands 0 6 £41,033 -
Inverclyde -1 4 £42,579 -4.32%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £38,475 -
Dundee +7 3 £35,000 +48.94%
Fife -12 3 £27,500 -35.29%
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £30,000 -
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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.

1 168 (39.62%) Finance
2 161 (37.97%) SQL
3 159 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
4 136 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (22.41%) Oracle
6 84 (19.81%) Microsoft
7 80 (18.87%) Analytics
8 78 (18.40%) Degree
9 71 (16.75%) SQL Server
10 67 (15.80%) Microsoft Excel
11 65 (15.33%) ERP
12 61 (14.39%) Business Intelligence
13 56 (13.21%) Java
14 50 (11.79%) Python
15 49 (11.56%) JavaScript
16 48 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
17 46 (10.85%) HTML
18 44 (10.38%) ITIL
19 43 (10.14%) Management Information System
20 42 (9.91%) Visualisation
21 41 (9.67%) CSS
21 41 (9.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 40 (9.43%) Project Management
23 39 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
23 39 (9.20%) Oracle ERP
23 39 (9.20%) Data Modelling
23 39 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
24 37 (8.73%) C#
24 37 (8.73%) Migration
24 37 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 36 (8.49%) SAS
2 18 (4.25%) WebSphere
2 18 (4.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (4.01%) Apache Spark
4 14 (3.30%) Confluence
5 11 (2.59%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.59%) WildFly
6 9 (2.12%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.42%) CMS
8 5 (1.18%) Apache
8 5 (1.18%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.18%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.94%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.94%) JBoss
9 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 67 (15.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (8.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.89%) SPSS
5 6 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.94%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.94%) Mathcad
6 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.94%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (9.20%) Oracle ERP
2 34 (8.02%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (5.19%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.94%) Magento
6 3 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.24%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.13%) Dynamics 365
3 17 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (2.59%) SaaS
6 8 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.42%) Office 365
8 5 (1.18%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.18%) npm
9 4 (0.94%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.94%) Serverless
10 3 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.71%) PaaS
11 2 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.24%) Akamai
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.59%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.36%) VPN
3 9 (2.12%) DHCP
4 8 (1.89%) Firewall
5 7 (1.65%) VLAN
5 7 (1.65%) Wireless
6 6 (1.42%) DNS
7 5 (1.18%) HTTP
7 5 (1.18%) Network Security
7 5 (1.18%) VoIP
8 4 (0.94%) Internet
9 3 (0.71%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.71%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.71%) SSL
10 2 (0.47%) LAN
10 2 (0.47%) Multicast
10 2 (0.47%) SAN
10 2 (0.47%) Skype
10 2 (0.47%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.75%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (7.08%) Big Data
4 30 (7.08%) QlikView
5 26 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (5.66%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.25%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (3.77%) MySQL
8 16 (3.77%) Power BI
9 15 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (3.30%) Data Mining
11 13 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (2.59%) Hadoop
12 11 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (2.36%) MariaDB
13 10 (2.36%) NoSQL
14 9 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 30 (7.08%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.42%) JIRA
3 15 (3.54%) Eclipse
4 14 (3.30%) Subversion
5 13 (3.07%) Ant
5 13 (3.07%) Selenium
6 11 (2.59%) Android Studio
7 10 (2.36%) Gradle
8 8 (1.89%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.65%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.42%) Appium
10 6 (1.42%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.18%) FitNesse
11 5 (1.18%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.18%) webpack
12 4 (0.94%) Hudson
12 4 (0.94%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.94%) Xdebug
13 3 (0.71%) Selenium IDE
14 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 168 (39.62%) Finance
2 34 (8.02%) Banking
3 17 (4.01%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.59%) Electronics
5 9 (2.12%) Marketing
6 8 (1.89%) Back Office
7 7 (1.65%) Retail
8 6 (1.42%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.18%) Automotive
9 5 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.71%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 131 (30.90%) Analyst
2 67 (15.80%) Developer
3 48 (11.32%) Business Analyst
4 20 (4.72%) Consultant
4 20 (4.72%) Data Analyst
5 19 (4.48%) Test Analyst
6 17 (4.01%) Software Engineer
7 16 (3.77%) Oracle Analyst
8 14 (3.30%) Data Scientist
8 14 (3.30%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 13 (3.07%) ERP Consultant
9 13 (3.07%) Oracle Specialist
9 13 (3.07%) Support Engineer
10 12 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (2.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (2.59%) Development Manager
11 11 (2.59%) Project Manager
12 10 (2.36%) Data Manager
12 10 (2.36%) Digital Development Manager
12 10 (2.36%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.85%) HTML
2 41 (9.67%) CSS
3 22 (5.19%) Web Services
4 21 (4.95%) JSON
5 17 (4.01%) AngularJS
5 17 (4.01%) Spring
6 16 (3.77%) SOAP
7 14 (3.30%) EJB
7 14 (3.30%) Hibernate
7 14 (3.30%) Spring Boot
8 13 (3.07%) JSP
8 13 (3.07%) XML
9 12 (2.83%) JPA
10 11 (2.59%) .NET
10 11 (2.59%) EJB 3.0
10 11 (2.59%) Struts
10 11 (2.59%) Struts2
11 9 (2.12%) RESTful
12 6 (1.42%) Kafka
12 6 (1.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.14%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (4.01%) Algorithms
4 16 (3.77%) Analytical Mindset
5 15 (3.54%) Fintech
6 14 (3.30%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.89%) User Experience
8 7 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.65%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.18%) PMI
9 5 (1.18%) Replication
9 5 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.18%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.94%) Blog
10 4 (0.94%) Life Science
10 4 (0.94%) Optoelectronics
10 4 (0.94%) Robotics
10 4 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.71%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.71%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.84%) Windows
2 20 (4.72%) Android
3 19 (4.48%) Apple iOS
4 17 (4.01%) Linux
4 17 (4.01%) Unix
5 12 (2.83%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.36%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.94%) AIX
8 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.94%) Solaris
8 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 136 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (18.87%) Analytics
4 65 (15.33%) ERP
5 61 (14.39%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (10.38%) ITIL
7 42 (9.91%) Visualisation
8 40 (9.43%) Project Management
9 39 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 39 (9.20%) Data Modelling
9 39 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (8.73%) Migration
11 36 (8.49%) Decision-Making
12 35 (8.25%) Data Analysis
13 34 (8.02%) Scrum
14 30 (7.08%) Test Automation
15 29 (6.84%) Data Cleansing
15 29 (6.84%) Data Science
16 28 (6.60%) Data Visualisation
16 28 (6.60%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (37.97%) SQL
2 56 (13.21%) Java
3 50 (11.79%) Python
4 49 (11.56%) JavaScript
5 37 (8.73%) C#
6 32 (7.55%) PL/SQL
7 26 (6.13%) T-SQL
8 21 (4.95%) R
9 14 (3.30%) X++
10 10 (2.36%) Scala
11 9 (2.12%) VBA
12 8 (1.89%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.65%) PHP
14 6 (1.42%) C
15 5 (1.18%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.18%) ES6
15 5 (1.18%) Perl
15 5 (1.18%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.18%) Ruby
15 5 (1.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 78 (18.40%) Degree
2 12 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.65%) CCNP
3 7 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.18%) HND
4 5 (1.18%) ISEB
4 5 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.18%) PhD
4 5 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.94%) CCNA
5 4 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.71%) MCITP
6 3 (0.71%) MCSE
6 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.24%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.13%) QA
2 17 (4.01%) Data Quality
3 14 (3.30%) PMO
4 9 (2.12%) SLA
5 8 (1.89%) GDPR
6 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.24%) GxP
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.24%) PSD2
System Software
1 20 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.83%) Docker
3 9 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.65%) vSphere
5 6 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.71%) HDFS
6 3 (0.71%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.71%) XenApp
7 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (1.18%) Ansible
1 5 (1.18%) Backup Exec
1 5 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (0.94%) Ambari
2 4 (0.94%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.71%) Kibana
3 3 (0.71%) SCCM
3 3 (0.71%) Terraform
4 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.47%) logstash
4 2 (0.47%) Mesos
4 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.24%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.24%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.24%) vRealize
5 1 (0.24%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 95 (22.41%) Oracle
2 84 (19.81%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.37%) Tableau
4 18 (4.25%) Google
5 13 (3.07%) Atlassian
6 12 (2.83%) Splunk
6 12 (2.83%) VMware
7 11 (2.59%) SAP
8 10 (2.36%) Cisco
8 10 (2.36%) IBM
8 10 (2.36%) MicroStrategy
8 10 (2.36%) Symantec
9 8 (1.89%) CA
10 7 (1.65%) Citrix
10 7 (1.65%) Cognos
11 6 (1.42%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (1.42%) Sun
12 5 (1.18%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.18%) Cadence
12 5 (1.18%) Dynatrace