Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 29 18
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 343 421 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.66% 7.73% 10.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.90% 20.78% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 203 221 234
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 1,815 2,026 2,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.26% 37.22% 37.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,175 1,358 1,247
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Edinburgh -7 167 £50,000 +16.28% 29
Glasgow +3 127 £42,500 -5.56% 38
Aberdeen - 21 £37,750 - 12
Fife -2 12 £55,000 +29.41% 2
West Lothian -21 8 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Dundee -2 4 £28,500 -17.99% 2
North Lanarkshire -3 2 £49,000 +8.89% 1
Stirling +6 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire +4 1 £41,500 -
West Dunbartonshire -4 1 £35,500 -18.39%
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 154 (44.90%) Problem-Solving
2 105 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (28.28%) SQL
4 92 (26.82%) Finance
5 68 (19.83%) Microsoft
6 66 (19.24%) Degree
7 61 (17.78%) Analytics
8 60 (17.49%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (17.20%) Python
10 49 (14.29%) Azure
11 47 (13.70%) SQL Server
12 44 (12.83%) Self-Motivation
13 35 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (10.20%) Oracle
14 33 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
14 33 (9.62%) ETL
14 33 (9.62%) AWS
14 33 (9.62%) Retail
14 33 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
14 33 (9.62%) SDLC
15 32 (9.33%) Use Case
16 31 (9.04%) Marketing
16 31 (9.04%) Service Delivery
16 31 (9.04%) Security Operations
17 30 (8.75%) Computer Science
18 29 (8.45%) DevOps
19 27 (7.87%) Java
20 26 (7.58%) Unix
20 26 (7.58%) Splunk
20 26 (7.58%) Machine Learning

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 12 (3.50%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (2.04%) Oracle UPK
4 5 (1.46%) Confluence
5 4 (1.17%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.17%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.17%) SAS
6 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.58%) Apache
7 2 (0.58%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.58%) nginx
7 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.29%) CMS
8 1 (0.29%) concrete5
8 1 (0.29%) lighttpd
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.33%) RoboHelp
5 5 (1.46%) Chatbot
6 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.58%) SPSS
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.29%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.29%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 7 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.29%) Actimize
7 1 (0.29%) Magento
7 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 49 (14.29%) Azure
2 33 (9.62%) AWS
3 19 (5.54%) Power Platform
4 18 (5.25%) GCP
5 15 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.33%) SaaS
7 5 (1.46%) Office 365
8 4 (1.17%) BlazeMeter
8 4 (1.17%) Sauce Labs
9 3 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.87%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.58%) AdWords
10 2 (0.58%) Amazon Alexa
10 2 (0.58%) GitHub
10 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.58%) PaaS
10 2 (0.58%) Siri
11 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.66%) Network Security
2 15 (4.37%) VPN
3 10 (2.92%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.33%) Firewall
4 8 (2.33%) Internet
5 7 (2.04%) Wireless
6 6 (1.75%) DNS
6 6 (1.75%) VoIP
7 5 (1.46%) DHCP
7 5 (1.46%) LAN
8 4 (1.17%) VLAN
9 3 (0.87%) ADSL
9 3 (0.87%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.87%) SSL
9 3 (0.87%) WAN
9 3 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.58%) FWSM
10 2 (0.58%) IPsec
11 1 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.12%) Big Data
3 19 (5.54%) Power BI
4 16 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.21%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.92%) QlikView
9 9 (2.62%) Essbase
9 9 (2.62%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.62%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.33%) Data Mining
10 8 (2.33%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.46%) OLTP
12 5 (1.46%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (4.37%) JIRA
2 14 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.62%) GitLab
4 7 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.04%) Selenium
5 5 (1.46%) Hudson
5 5 (1.46%) JUnit
5 5 (1.46%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.17%) Appium
6 4 (1.17%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.17%) MSTest
7 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.58%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.58%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.58%) Subversion
7 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.29%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 92 (26.82%) Finance
2 33 (9.62%) Retail
3 31 (9.04%) Marketing
4 14 (4.08%) Banking
4 14 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.50%) Billing
6 12 (3.50%) Public Sector
7 7 (2.04%) General Ledger
7 7 (2.04%) Publishing
8 6 (1.75%) Electronics
8 6 (1.75%) Games
8 6 (1.75%) Law
9 3 (0.87%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.87%) Legal
10 2 (0.58%) Front Office
10 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 77 (22.45%) Analyst
2 60 (17.49%) Developer
3 30 (8.75%) Consultant
4 29 (8.45%) Business Analyst
5 18 (5.25%) Splunk Consultant
6 16 (4.66%) Data Scientist
7 14 (4.08%) SQL Developer
8 11 (3.21%) IT Analyst
8 11 (3.21%) Security Analyst
9 10 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (2.62%) .NET Developer
10 9 (2.62%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (2.62%) IT Security Analyst
10 9 (2.62%) Lead Business Analyst
10 9 (2.62%) Senior Developer
10 9 (2.62%) SOC Analyst
11 8 (2.33%) Applications Support
11 8 (2.33%) Author
11 8 (2.33%) Senior Data Scientist
11 8 (2.33%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.96%) HTML
2 16 (4.66%) CSS
2 16 (4.66%) Natural Language Processing
3 14 (4.08%) JSON
4 13 (3.79%) XML
5 12 (3.50%) .NET
6 8 (2.33%) HTML5
6 8 (2.33%) YAML
7 6 (1.75%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.75%) J2EE
7 6 (1.75%) J2SE
7 6 (1.75%) JMS
7 6 (1.75%) Spring
8 5 (1.46%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.46%) Middleware
8 5 (1.46%) React
8 5 (1.46%) REST
9 4 (1.17%) Drools
9 4 (1.17%) Web Services
9 4 (1.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.83%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.37%) User Experience
4 12 (3.50%) Algorithms
4 12 (3.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 9 (2.62%) Analytical Mindset
5 9 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.62%) PKI
6 8 (2.33%) Blog
7 7 (2.04%) Smart Home
8 6 (1.75%) Graphic Design
8 6 (1.75%) Robotics
9 5 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.46%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.46%) PMI
9 5 (1.46%) SIMD
9 5 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.17%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.17%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.58%) Unix
2 24 (7.00%) Linux
3 12 (3.50%) Windows
4 7 (2.04%) Android
5 6 (1.75%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.17%) AIX
6 4 (1.17%) Solaris
6 4 (1.17%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.87%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (44.90%) Problem-Solving
2 105 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (17.78%) Analytics
4 60 (17.49%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 33 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
6 33 (9.62%) ETL
6 33 (9.62%) SDLC
7 32 (9.33%) Use Case
8 31 (9.04%) Security Operations
8 31 (9.04%) Service Delivery
9 30 (8.75%) Computer Science
10 29 (8.45%) DevOps
11 26 (7.58%) Machine Learning
12 25 (7.29%) Mathematics
13 24 (7.00%) Data Science
13 24 (7.00%) Software Engineering
14 23 (6.71%) Mentoring
14 23 (6.71%) Test Automation
15 22 (6.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (28.28%) SQL
2 59 (17.20%) Python
3 27 (7.87%) Java
4 24 (7.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (6.12%) R
6 20 (5.83%) C#
6 20 (5.83%) T-SQL
7 16 (4.66%) Bash Shell
8 12 (3.50%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.21%) C++
9 11 (3.21%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.62%) C
10 9 (2.62%) Perl
10 9 (2.62%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.33%) Groovy
11 8 (2.33%) VBA
12 6 (1.75%) VB
13 3 (0.87%) PHP
14 2 (0.58%) Scala
14 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (19.24%) Degree
2 12 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.04%) MCSA
6 5 (1.46%) HND
6 5 (1.46%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.17%) CEH
7 4 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.87%) CCNA
8 3 (0.87%) CCNP
8 3 (0.87%) MCITP
8 3 (0.87%) MCSE
8 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.87%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.58%) CISA
9 2 (0.58%) CISSP
9 2 (0.58%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.29%) CIMA
10 1 (0.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.71%) QA
2 11 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.04%) PMO
3 7 (2.04%) SLA
4 4 (1.17%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.58%) GDPR
6 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 24 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.37%) Docker
3 9 (2.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.58%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) Snort
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 15 (4.37%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.79%) Ansible
3 12 (3.50%) Terraform
4 9 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.17%) CA Service Virtualization
6 3 (0.87%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.58%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.29%) Control-M
8 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.29%) Kibana
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.29%) Nagios
8 1 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.29%) Puppet
8 1 (0.29%) QRadar
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 68 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.20%) Oracle
3 26 (7.58%) Splunk
4 22 (6.41%) Google
5 14 (4.08%) VMware
6 13 (3.79%) Adobe
7 12 (3.50%) Tableau
8 11 (3.21%) SAP
9 9 (2.62%) Hyperion
9 9 (2.62%) JD Edwards
10 7 (2.04%) Anaplan
10 7 (2.04%) Cognos
11 6 (1.75%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.75%) Dynatrace
11 6 (1.75%) IBM
12 5 (1.46%) Sybase
12 5 (1.46%) Xamarin
13 4 (1.17%) Lotus
13 4 (1.17%) Perfecto Mobile
13 4 (1.17%) ServiceNow