Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 18 19
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 456 435 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.06% 9.36% 10.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.85% 25.22% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 247 272 397
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £24,300 £31,250 £29,161
90th Percentile £61,250 £70,000 £68,750
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 2,187 1,725 2,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.66% 37.12% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 1,113 1,569
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,950 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -1 249 £40,000 -20.00% 26
Glasgow -22 142 £49,425 +9.83% 50
Fife +2 13 £42,500 -1.96% 2
North Lanarkshire +1 13 £40,000 - 1
West Lothian +3 11 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Stirling -5 8 £38,250 -12.57% 1
Dundee -4 6 £23,500 -47.19% 2
Inverclyde +11 5 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Scottish Borders +3 2 - -
Falkirk 0 1 £45,000 -
Highlands -1 1 - -
South Lanarkshire -5 1 £31,500 -13.46%
Aberdeen -10 1 £33,000 +32.00% 3
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 176 (38.60%) Finance
2 141 (30.92%) SQL
3 119 (26.10%) Degree
4 85 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 71 (15.57%) Banking
7 63 (13.82%) Microsoft
8 56 (12.28%) Project Management
8 56 (12.28%) C#
9 54 (11.84%) Business Analysis
10 49 (10.75%) .NET
11 48 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 48 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 47 (10.31%) Analytics
13 46 (10.09%) Java
14 41 (8.99%) ITIL
14 41 (8.99%) Infrastructure Management
15 40 (8.77%) SDLC
16 36 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
16 36 (7.89%) Oracle
17 34 (7.46%) Windows
18 33 (7.24%) Python
18 33 (7.24%) SAP
19 32 (7.02%) SAS
19 32 (7.02%) Computer Science
20 31 (6.80%) Migration
21 30 (6.58%) Service Management
22 29 (6.36%) Microsoft Office
22 29 (6.36%) HTML
22 29 (6.36%) Data Analysis

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 32 (7.02%) SAS
2 27 (5.92%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.10%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.10%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.44%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.44%) CMS
7 2 (0.44%) Confluence
7 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.44%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.44%) IIS
7 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (6.36%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (5.04%) MS Visio
4 19 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.88%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (1.32%) Adaptiv
4 5 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.88%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.88%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.88%) SAP SCM
5 4 (0.88%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.44%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.22%) SAP FI-AP
8 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.54%) Office 365
4 6 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.10%) IBM Blueworks
5 5 (1.10%) PaaS
5 5 (1.10%) SaaS
6 4 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.66%) GitHub
7 3 (0.66%) Heroku
7 3 (0.66%) npm
8 2 (0.44%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.85%) VoIP
3 12 (2.63%) Firewall
4 11 (2.41%) Internet
5 9 (1.97%) Network Security
6 8 (1.75%) VPN
7 7 (1.54%) LAN
7 7 (1.54%) SAN
7 7 (1.54%) SSL
7 7 (1.54%) WAN
8 6 (1.32%) IP Telephony
8 6 (1.32%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.32%) VLAN
9 5 (1.10%) DHCP
9 5 (1.10%) DNS
9 5 (1.10%) HTTP
9 5 (1.10%) ISDN
9 5 (1.10%) MPLS
10 4 (0.88%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.39%) Power BI
3 17 (3.73%) Big Data
4 16 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.63%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.63%) QlikView
8 10 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.97%) Data Mining
9 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.54%) BODI
10 7 (1.54%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.54%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.54%) Oracle OWB
10 7 (1.54%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.32%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.10%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 12 (2.63%) Selenium
2 9 (1.97%) JUnit
2 9 (1.97%) Protractor
3 8 (1.75%) Jasmine
3 8 (1.75%) TestNG
4 6 (1.32%) JIRA
5 4 (0.88%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.88%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.66%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.66%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.66%) ProC
6 3 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.66%) webpack
7 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.22%) ERwin
7 1 (0.22%) Subversion
7 1 (0.22%) TestRail
General
1 176 (38.60%) Finance
2 71 (15.57%) Banking
3 21 (4.61%) Retail
3 21 (4.61%) Retail Banking
4 16 (3.51%) Automotive
5 15 (3.29%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.63%) Marketing
7 8 (1.75%) Billing
7 8 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.54%) Advertising
8 7 (1.54%) Games
8 7 (1.54%) Publishing
9 6 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.10%) Back Office
10 5 (1.10%) Legal
11 4 (0.88%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.44%) Front Office
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 152 (33.33%) Analyst
2 63 (13.82%) Consultant
3 58 (12.72%) Business Analyst
3 58 (12.72%) Developer
4 39 (8.55%) Senior Analyst
5 21 (4.61%) Technical Analyst
6 20 (4.39%) Data Analyst
6 20 (4.39%) Senior Business Analyst
7 19 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 18 (3.95%) IT Analyst
8 18 (3.95%) Technical Business Analyst
9 16 (3.51%) SAP Consultant
10 15 (3.29%) Support Analyst
11 13 (2.85%) Senior Technical Analyst
12 12 (2.63%) C# Developer
13 11 (2.41%) Designer
13 11 (2.41%) Implementation Manager
13 11 (2.41%) Migration Manager
13 11 (2.41%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
13 11 (2.41%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (10.75%) .NET
2 29 (6.36%) HTML
3 19 (4.17%) XML
4 16 (3.51%) CSS
5 7 (1.54%) Node.js
6 6 (1.32%) J2EE
6 6 (1.32%) Web Services
7 5 (1.10%) Qt
8 4 (0.88%) jQuery
8 4 (0.88%) JSON
8 4 (0.88%) SAP Core Interface
8 4 (0.88%) SOAP
8 4 (0.88%) Swing
8 4 (0.88%) WPF
9 3 (0.66%) JMS
9 3 (0.66%) RESTful
9 3 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.66%) Spring
9 3 (0.66%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 3 (0.66%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 22 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.73%) User Experience
4 14 (3.07%) Analytical Mindset
5 9 (1.97%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.10%) Smart Home
9 4 (0.88%) BBC
9 4 (0.88%) Device Driver
9 4 (0.88%) FMCG
9 4 (0.88%) Graphic Design
9 4 (0.88%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.66%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.66%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.46%) Windows
2 21 (4.61%) Linux
3 19 (4.17%) Unix
4 13 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.88%) Android
7 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.66%) AIX
8 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.66%) Solaris
8 3 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (12.28%) Project Management
4 54 (11.84%) Business Analysis
5 48 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (10.31%) Analytics
7 41 (8.99%) Infrastructure Management
7 41 (8.99%) ITIL
8 40 (8.77%) SDLC
9 31 (6.80%) Migration
10 30 (6.58%) Service Management
11 29 (6.36%) Data Analysis
11 29 (6.36%) Mentoring
11 29 (6.36%) Software Engineering
12 28 (6.14%) OO
13 26 (5.70%) Data Management
14 25 (5.48%) CRM
14 25 (5.48%) ETL
15 24 (5.26%) Change Management
15 24 (5.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 141 (30.92%) SQL
2 56 (12.28%) C#
3 46 (10.09%) Java
4 33 (7.24%) Python
5 22 (4.82%) C++
6 21 (4.61%) R
7 19 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 16 (3.51%) C
9 11 (2.41%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.97%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.97%) VBA
11 5 (1.10%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.10%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.10%) Scala
11 5 (1.10%) VB
12 4 (0.88%) Assembly Language
12 4 (0.88%) PHP
12 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.66%) Perl
13 3 (0.66%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 119 (26.10%) Degree
2 17 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.97%) MCDBA
4 9 (1.97%) MCITP
4 9 (1.97%) PhD
5 6 (1.32%) ISEB
5 6 (1.32%) MCSE
6 5 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.66%) CCNA
8 3 (0.66%) CISM
8 3 (0.66%) HND
8 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.44%) CISSP
9 2 (0.44%) PMP
9 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.51%) PMO
2 15 (3.29%) QA
3 13 (2.85%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.97%) SLA
5 3 (0.66%) COBIT
5 3 (0.66%) GDPR
5 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.44%) P3O
7 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.22%) EMIR
7 1 (0.22%) FATCA
7 1 (0.22%) IFRS
7 1 (0.22%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.22%) MiFID
7 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 8 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.10%) Terminal Services
3 5 (1.10%) XenApp
3 5 (1.10%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.88%) ACF2
4 4 (0.88%) Docker
4 4 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.88%) RACF
4 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (1.54%) SCCM
2 5 (1.10%) SCOM
3 4 (0.88%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (0.88%) Foglight
3 4 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.44%) Ansible
5 2 (0.44%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.22%) AppManager
6 1 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 1 (0.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 63 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.89%) Oracle
3 33 (7.24%) SAP
4 25 (5.48%) Teradata
5 16 (3.51%) VMware
6 11 (2.41%) SolarWinds
7 8 (1.75%) Cognos
7 8 (1.75%) IBM
7 8 (1.75%) Informatica
7 8 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
7 8 (1.75%) Tableau
8 7 (1.54%) Citrix
9 6 (1.32%) Apple
9 6 (1.32%) Cisco
9 6 (1.32%) Google
10 5 (1.10%) CA
10 5 (1.10%) Capita
11 4 (0.88%) Dell
11 4 (0.88%) Lotus
11 4 (0.88%) Remedy