Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 18 19
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 439 472 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.63% 10.04% 10.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.82% 24.46% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 243 265 330
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,800 £30,050 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £74,000 £61,275
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,333 1,930 2,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.56% 41.05% 46.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,569 1,248 1,462
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% -2.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +7.69%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Edinburgh -4 223 £40,250 -15.26% 36
Glasgow -31 144 £47,750 +6.11% 38
West Lothian +14 16 £45,000 +28.57% 3
North Lanarkshire +3 16 £40,000 +20.30% 1
Fife -1 14 £42,500 -13.57%
Inverclyde - 6 £44,500 -
Stirling 0 5 £37,000 -43.08% 4
Dundee +1 4 £23,500 -47.19%
Falkirk - 2 £20,000 -
South Lanarkshire -5 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Strathclyde - 1 £36,500 -
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 178 (40.55%) Problem-Solving
2 146 (33.26%) Finance
3 115 (26.20%) SQL
4 96 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (21.18%) Degree
6 85 (19.36%) Business Analysis
7 71 (16.17%) Banking
8 66 (15.03%) Project Management
9 62 (14.12%) Microsoft
10 57 (12.98%) Analytics
11 54 (12.30%) Python
12 52 (11.85%) C#
12 52 (11.85%) Java
13 50 (11.39%) Service Management
14 49 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 49 (11.16%) ITIL
15 39 (8.88%) SQL Server
15 39 (8.88%) Time Management
16 38 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (8.20%) Software Engineering
17 36 (8.20%) Mentoring
18 34 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
18 34 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
18 34 (7.74%) Change Management
19 33 (7.52%) Microsoft Excel
20 32 (7.29%) Windows
20 32 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
21 31 (7.06%) Decision-Making
22 29 (6.61%) PaaS
22 29 (6.61%) SDLC

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 27 (6.15%) SAS
2 17 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.05%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.91%) Confluence
7 3 (0.68%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.46%) JBoss
8 2 (0.46%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.46%) WildFly
9 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.23%) CMS
9 1 (0.23%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (7.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (5.24%) MS Visio
4 21 (4.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.96%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (2.28%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.23%) Primavera
7 1 (0.23%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (6.61%) PaaS
4 26 (5.92%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (4.78%) SaaS
6 19 (4.33%) IaaS
7 7 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (1.37%) Office 365
9 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.91%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.68%) Heroku
10 3 (0.68%) IBM Blueworks
10 3 (0.68%) npm
11 2 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.46%) GitHub
11 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.23%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.92%) Firewall
2 14 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.51%) VoIP
4 10 (2.28%) Internet
4 10 (2.28%) VPN
5 9 (2.05%) Network Security
6 7 (1.59%) SSL
7 6 (1.37%) HTTP
7 6 (1.37%) SAN
7 6 (1.37%) VLAN
8 5 (1.14%) IP Telephony
8 5 (1.14%) ISDN
8 5 (1.14%) MPLS
8 5 (1.14%) WAN
9 4 (0.91%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.91%) LAN
9 4 (0.91%) Wireless
10 2 (0.46%) DHCP
10 2 (0.46%) DNS
10 2 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.33%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.87%) Big Data
4 16 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.19%) Data Mining
6 13 (2.96%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.51%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (2.05%) Power BI
9 9 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.82%) QlikView
11 7 (1.59%) Data Lake
11 7 (1.59%) DB2
12 5 (1.14%) KDB
12 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.91%) MySQL
13 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.59%) JIRA
1 7 (1.59%) JUnit
1 7 (1.59%) Selenium
2 6 (1.37%) Protractor
3 5 (1.14%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.14%) Jasmine
3 5 (1.14%) TestNG
4 4 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.68%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.68%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.68%) webpack
6 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.23%) MSTest
6 1 (0.23%) Subversion
6 1 (0.23%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 146 (33.26%) Finance
2 71 (16.17%) Banking
3 15 (3.42%) Investment Banking
4 12 (2.73%) Back Office
5 9 (2.05%) Retail
6 6 (1.37%) Front Office
6 6 (1.37%) Games
6 6 (1.37%) Legal
7 5 (1.14%) Advertising
7 5 (1.14%) Marketing
7 5 (1.14%) Private Banking
8 4 (0.91%) Automotive
8 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.91%) Publishing
8 4 (0.91%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.68%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.46%) Billing
10 2 (0.46%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 155 (35.31%) Analyst
2 73 (16.63%) Business Analyst
3 46 (10.48%) Developer
4 32 (7.29%) Senior Analyst
5 25 (5.69%) Architect
6 24 (5.47%) Consultant
6 24 (5.47%) Technical Analyst
7 23 (5.24%) Software Engineer
8 19 (4.33%) Technical Business Analyst
9 18 (4.10%) Cloud Architect
9 18 (4.10%) IT Analyst
10 17 (3.87%) Designer
11 15 (3.42%) Data Analyst
11 15 (3.42%) SOC Analyst
12 13 (2.96%) IT Manager
13 12 (2.73%) Migration Manager
13 12 (2.73%) Senior Business Analyst
13 12 (2.73%) Service Manager
14 11 (2.51%) Implementation Manager
15 10 (2.28%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.61%) .NET
2 20 (4.56%) JSON
3 19 (4.33%) HTML
4 14 (3.19%) CSS
5 13 (2.96%) XML
6 10 (2.28%) Spring
7 8 (1.82%) EDI
7 8 (1.82%) J2EE
8 6 (1.37%) Web Services
9 5 (1.14%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.14%) JMS
9 5 (1.14%) Node.js
9 5 (1.14%) Qt
9 5 (1.14%) React
10 4 (0.91%) Apache CXF
10 4 (0.91%) Backbone.js
10 4 (0.91%) Middleware
10 4 (0.91%) SOAP
10 4 (0.91%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 4 (0.91%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.69%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.47%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (4.33%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.10%) Analytical Mindset
4 18 (4.10%) Enterprise Cloud
5 17 (3.87%) User Experience
6 10 (2.28%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.28%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (1.59%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.14%) DataPower
10 5 (1.14%) Smart Home
11 4 (0.91%) Device Driver
11 4 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.91%) FMCG
12 3 (0.68%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.29%) Windows
2 28 (6.38%) Linux
3 20 (4.56%) Unix
4 12 (2.73%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.46%) AIX
6 2 (0.46%) Solaris
6 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) Android
7 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (40.55%) Problem-Solving
2 96 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (19.36%) Business Analysis
4 66 (15.03%) Project Management
5 57 (12.98%) Analytics
6 50 (11.39%) Service Management
7 49 (11.16%) ITIL
7 49 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (8.88%) Time Management
9 38 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (8.20%) Mentoring
10 36 (8.20%) Software Engineering
11 34 (7.74%) Change Management
12 31 (7.06%) Decision-Making
13 29 (6.61%) SDLC
14 28 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (6.38%) OO
15 24 (5.47%) Migration
16 23 (5.24%) Information Security
16 23 (5.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 115 (26.20%) SQL
2 54 (12.30%) Python
3 52 (11.85%) C#
3 52 (11.85%) Java
4 24 (5.47%) PowerShell
5 20 (4.56%) C
6 18 (4.10%) C++
7 16 (3.64%) R
8 14 (3.19%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.05%) Perl
10 7 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.37%) VBA
12 5 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.14%) VB
13 4 (0.91%) Assembly Language
13 4 (0.91%) PHP
13 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.68%) ES6
14 3 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 93 (21.18%) Degree
2 11 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.82%) MCDBA
5 8 (1.82%) MCITP
6 6 (1.37%) PMP
7 5 (1.14%) CCNA
7 5 (1.14%) CISSP
7 5 (1.14%) ISEB
7 5 (1.14%) PhD
8 4 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.91%) HND
8 4 (0.91%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 4 (0.91%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 3 (0.68%) CISM
9 3 (0.68%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.33%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.42%) SLA
3 14 (3.19%) QA
4 12 (2.73%) PMO
5 6 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.91%) COBIT
6 4 (0.91%) IFRS
6 4 (0.91%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.68%) GDPR
8 2 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.46%) EMIR
8 2 (0.46%) FATCA
8 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.46%) MiFID
8 2 (0.46%) P3O
8 2 (0.46%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.23%) Basel II
System Software
1 22 (5.01%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.28%) ACF2
2 10 (2.28%) RACF
3 8 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.14%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.91%) Docker
5 4 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.68%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.68%) HDFS
7 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (0.46%) vSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (4.56%) Ansible
2 4 (0.91%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (0.91%) Foglight
3 3 (0.68%) Oozie
3 3 (0.68%) SCCM
3 3 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.68%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.46%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.23%) AppManager
5 1 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.23%) logstash
5 1 (0.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 62 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.15%) Oracle
3 13 (2.96%) Teradata
4 12 (2.73%) VMware
5 11 (2.51%) SAP
5 11 (2.51%) Tableau
6 10 (2.28%) IBM
7 7 (1.59%) Remedy
7 7 (1.59%) SolarWinds
7 7 (1.59%) Sybase
8 6 (1.37%) ArcSight
8 6 (1.37%) Dell
9 5 (1.14%) CA
9 5 (1.14%) Pega
9 5 (1.14%) Splunk
10 4 (0.91%) Apple
10 4 (0.91%) Capita
10 4 (0.91%) Cisco
10 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.68%) Google