Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 16 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 551 465 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.78% 9.28% 11.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.76% 24.83% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 266 269 469
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +4.97% +10.37%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £28,950
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £70,000
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 2225 1873 2659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.49% 37.39% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1113 1570
Scotland median annual salary £44,500 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.49% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,525 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,950 £63,775
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +1 293 £40,000 -23.81% 17
Glasgow -1 192 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Inverclyde +10 12 £44,500 +4.71% 1
Fife -5 9 £38,000 +20.63% 2
West Lothian -7 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Stirling -12 6 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Highlands - 6 £23,000 - 1
Dundee -7 5 £25,500 -25.55% 1
Renfrewshire +9 4 £40,000 +63.27%
Falkirk 0 3 £45,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Scottish Borders +2 2 - -
Aberdeen +2 2 £27,250 +9.00% 1
South Lanarkshire -6 2 £31,500 -13.46%
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 218 (39.56%) Finance
2 193 (35.03%) SQL
3 146 (26.50%) Degree
4 123 (22.32%) Business Intelligence
5 106 (19.24%) Banking
6 105 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 81 (14.70%) SAP
9 75 (13.61%) Infrastructure Management
10 68 (12.34%) Project Management
11 66 (11.98%) Microsoft
12 64 (11.62%) Analytics
13 61 (11.07%) Oracle
14 58 (10.53%) Java
14 58 (10.53%) SAS
15 57 (10.34%) Mentoring
16 56 (10.16%) Data Analysis
17 55 (9.98%) Data Management
18 54 (9.80%) SDLC
19 53 (9.62%) C#
20 50 (9.07%) SQL Server
21 49 (8.89%) Retail
21 49 (8.89%) ETL
22 48 (8.71%) Change Management
23 47 (8.53%) .NET
23 47 (8.53%) ITIL
23 47 (8.53%) Teradata
24 45 (8.17%) Windows
24 45 (8.17%) People Management
25 41 (7.44%) Retail Banking

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 58 (10.53%) SAS
2 17 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.09%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.73%) CMS
6 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.36%) Apache
7 2 (0.36%) Confluence
7 2 (0.36%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.36%) IIS
7 2 (0.36%) nginx
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.18%) JBoss
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.73%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.36%) Houdini
7 2 (0.36%) Maya
7 2 (0.36%) NUKE
7 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.36%) SAP MM
2 12 (2.18%) SAP SCM
2 12 (2.18%) SAP SD
3 11 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (1.81%) SAP BPC
5 8 (1.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (1.27%) SAP Retail
7 6 (1.09%) Adaptiv
7 6 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.73%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 4 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.54%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
11 2 (0.36%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.36%) Movex
12 1 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.81%) iPaaS
3 8 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (1.09%) Office 365
5 5 (0.91%) GitHub
5 5 (0.91%) SaaS
6 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.73%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.36%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.36%) Heroku
7 2 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.36%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.09%) Internet
2 13 (2.36%) DHCP
2 13 (2.36%) DNS
3 11 (2.00%) VoIP
4 10 (1.81%) LAN
4 10 (1.81%) SAN
4 10 (1.81%) WAN
5 8 (1.45%) Firewall
5 8 (1.45%) Unified Communications
6 7 (1.27%) Network Security
6 7 (1.27%) SSL
6 7 (1.27%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.91%) HTTP
8 3 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.54%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.54%) VPN
9 2 (0.36%) Broadband
9 2 (0.36%) ISDN
9 2 (0.36%) SMS
9 2 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (3.45%) Base SAS
4 19 (3.45%) Big Data
5 18 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.09%) BODI
6 17 (3.09%) Oracle OWB
6 17 (3.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 17 (3.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 16 (2.90%) Power BI
7 16 (2.90%) QlikView
8 15 (2.72%) Hadoop
9 14 (2.54%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 13 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.81%) SAP Data Services
11 10 (1.81%) SAP HANA
11 10 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.45%) Cognos Report Studio
12 8 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (3.63%) Selenium
2 14 (2.54%) JUnit
2 14 (2.54%) ProC
2 14 (2.54%) Protractor
3 13 (2.36%) Jasmine
3 13 (2.36%) TestNG
4 9 (1.63%) JIRA
5 7 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.91%) Subversion
7 4 (0.73%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.73%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.73%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.54%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.54%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.36%) ERwin
9 2 (0.36%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.18%) MagicDraw
10 1 (0.18%) Xcode
General
1 218 (39.56%) Finance
2 106 (19.24%) Banking
3 49 (8.89%) Retail
4 41 (7.44%) Retail Banking
5 37 (6.72%) Automotive
6 16 (2.90%) Billing
7 14 (2.54%) Marketing
8 11 (2.00%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.63%) Games
9 9 (1.63%) Publishing
10 8 (1.45%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.09%) Advertising
12 5 (0.91%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.54%) Front Office
13 3 (0.54%) Legal
13 3 (0.54%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.18%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
14 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 147 (26.68%) Analyst
2 135 (24.50%) Consultant
3 74 (13.43%) Developer
4 50 (9.07%) SAP Consultant
5 48 (8.71%) Business Analyst
5 48 (8.71%) Senior Analyst
6 34 (6.17%) SQL Analyst
7 28 (5.08%) Data Analyst
8 23 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
9 21 (3.81%) IT Manager
10 19 (3.45%) Project Manager
10 19 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
11 18 (3.27%) Architect
11 18 (3.27%) Technical Analyst
12 17 (3.09%) IT Analyst
12 17 (3.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
12 17 (3.09%) Teradata Consultant
13 16 (2.90%) SQL Data Analyst
13 16 (2.90%) Technical Business Analyst
14 15 (2.72%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.53%) .NET
2 34 (6.17%) HTML
3 22 (3.99%) CSS
3 22 (3.99%) XML
4 12 (2.18%) SAP Core Interface
4 12 (2.18%) Spring
5 11 (2.00%) Hibernate
5 11 (2.00%) Web Services
6 9 (1.63%) Android SDK
6 9 (1.63%) RESTful
7 8 (1.45%) JMS
7 8 (1.45%) SOAP
8 7 (1.27%) Middleware
8 7 (1.27%) XML Schema
9 6 (1.09%) Apache CXF
9 6 (1.09%) Node.js
10 5 (0.91%) J2EE
10 5 (0.91%) JSON
10 5 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (0.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 26 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.72%) Virtual Team
4 13 (2.36%) User Experience
5 11 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
5 11 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 10 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (1.63%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.63%) Graphic Design
7 9 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.45%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.09%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.73%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.73%) iSeries
11 3 (0.54%) BBC
11 3 (0.54%) CUDA
11 3 (0.54%) Robotics
12 2 (0.36%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.17%) Windows
2 30 (5.44%) Linux
3 22 (3.99%) Unix
4 21 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.18%) Apple iOS
8 11 (2.00%) Android
9 6 (1.09%) AIX
10 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.36%) CentOS
11 2 (0.36%) Solaris
11 2 (0.36%) Tru64
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (22.32%) Business Intelligence
2 105 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 75 (13.61%) Infrastructure Management
5 68 (12.34%) Project Management
6 64 (11.62%) Analytics
7 57 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 56 (10.16%) Data Analysis
9 55 (9.98%) Data Management
10 54 (9.80%) SDLC
11 49 (8.89%) ETL
12 48 (8.71%) Change Management
13 47 (8.53%) ITIL
14 45 (8.17%) People Management
15 40 (7.26%) Requirements Analysis
16 38 (6.90%) Business Analysis
17 34 (6.17%) Migration
18 33 (5.99%) Coaching
19 32 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
20 28 (5.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 193 (35.03%) SQL
2 58 (10.53%) Java
3 53 (9.62%) C#
4 35 (6.35%) Python
5 29 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 23 (4.17%) R
7 16 (2.90%) C++
7 16 (2.90%) SAS Macro
8 15 (2.72%) PL/SQL
8 15 (2.72%) PowerShell
9 14 (2.54%) PROC SQL
10 9 (1.63%) Scala
10 9 (1.63%) VBA
11 8 (1.45%) Ruby
11 8 (1.45%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.09%) C
12 6 (1.09%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.91%) PHP
14 4 (0.73%) Perl
14 4 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 146 (26.50%) Degree
2 23 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (3.63%) MCSE
4 12 (2.18%) PMI Certification
4 12 (2.18%) PMP
5 10 (1.81%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.81%) PhD
5 10 (1.81%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.36%) CISM
8 2 (0.36%) HND
8 2 (0.36%) ISEB
8 2 (0.36%) MCP
8 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CISSP
9 1 (0.18%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 19 (3.45%) QA
2 11 (2.00%) PMO
3 7 (1.27%) SLA
4 3 (0.54%) GDPR
4 3 (0.54%) IFRS
4 3 (0.54%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.36%) MiFID
5 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.18%) Basel II
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.18%) EMIR
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.36%) Hyper-V
2 13 (2.36%) XenApp
2 13 (2.36%) XenDesktop
3 12 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.36%) Docker
5 2 (0.36%) Firmware
5 2 (0.36%) NFS
5 2 (0.36%) Samba
5 2 (0.36%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.18%) HDFS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (2.72%) SCCM
2 13 (2.36%) SCOM
3 9 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.36%) Ambari
5 2 (0.36%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.36%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.18%) AppManager
6 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.18%) DameWare
6 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 81 (14.70%) SAP
2 66 (11.98%) Microsoft
3 61 (11.07%) Oracle
4 47 (8.53%) Teradata
5 38 (6.90%) Cognos
6 29 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
7 21 (3.81%) Informatica
8 20 (3.63%) VMware
9 19 (3.45%) Citrix
10 17 (3.09%) IBM
11 15 (2.72%) Tableau
12 13 (2.36%) Cisco
12 13 (2.36%) Google
13 12 (2.18%) SolarWinds
14 10 (1.81%) Xamarin
15 7 (1.27%) Ariba
16 6 (1.09%) Apple
17 5 (0.91%) HP
17 5 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
17 5 (0.91%) Virgin Media