Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 19 18
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 427 549 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.74% 10.22% 11.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.79% 24.92% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 227 244 322
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +6.74%
10th Percentile £28,100 £27,875 £29,300
90th Percentile £67,500 £74,250 £61,250
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 2,273 2,203 2,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.18% 41.01% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,539 1,345 1,272
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% -5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £25,525
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £66,225
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 August 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 18 August 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
Glasgow -1 183 £47,500 +11.76% 27
Edinburgh -21 167 £42,500 - 22
West Lothian +16 34 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Fife -5 6 £42,500 -1.53% 1
Renfrewshire 0 5 £25,000 -37.50% 1
North Lanarkshire 0 4 £40,000 +2.56%
Inverclyde -1 3 £42,250 -3.98%
Stirling -2 3 £40,000 -23.81% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £43,500 -
Falkirk +1 2 £20,000 -55.56% 1
Argyll and Bute - 2 £34,500 - 1
Dundee +10 1 £34,750 - 2
Highlands -2 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Strathclyde - 1 £36,500 -
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 136 (31.85%) Finance
2 132 (30.91%) Problem-Solving
3 118 (27.63%) SQL
4 105 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (18.74%) Degree
6 72 (16.86%) Business Analysis
7 69 (16.16%) Microsoft
8 64 (14.99%) Analytics
9 63 (14.75%) Python
10 61 (14.29%) Banking
11 57 (13.35%) Java
11 57 (13.35%) Project Management
12 50 (11.71%) Oracle
13 48 (11.24%) SQL Server
14 46 (10.77%) C#
15 45 (10.54%) ITIL
15 45 (10.54%) Change Management
16 44 (10.30%) Continuous Improvement
17 42 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 40 (9.37%) Time Management
19 39 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
20 38 (8.90%) Linux
20 38 (8.90%) ERP
21 37 (8.67%) Windows
22 35 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
22 35 (8.20%) Software Engineering
22 35 (8.20%) Coaching
22 35 (8.20%) SDLC
23 34 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
24 32 (7.49%) JavaScript

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 26 (6.09%) SAS
2 19 (4.45%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.11%) Skype for Business
3 9 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.87%) Confluence
5 7 (1.64%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.94%) CMS
7 4 (0.94%) IIS
7 4 (0.94%) JBoss
7 4 (0.94%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.70%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.70%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.70%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.47%) Apache
9 2 (0.47%) GemFire
9 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 35 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (6.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (6.56%) Oracle ERP
2 18 (4.22%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.23%) Primavera
7 1 (0.23%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (6.32%) PaaS
3 26 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (4.45%) IaaS
6 18 (4.22%) SaaS
7 15 (3.51%) Office 365
8 10 (2.34%) Serverless
9 9 (2.11%) Azure Functions
9 9 (2.11%) Yammer
10 7 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.94%) npm
12 3 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.23%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 1 (0.23%) GitHub
14 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.15%) Firewall
2 10 (2.34%) Internet
2 10 (2.34%) Intranet
3 9 (2.11%) Skype
4 7 (1.64%) VoIP
5 6 (1.41%) HTTPS
5 6 (1.41%) SAN
5 6 (1.41%) VPN
6 5 (1.17%) Network Security
6 5 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.94%) DNS
7 4 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (0.94%) FTP
7 4 (0.94%) WinSCP
8 3 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.70%) HTTP
8 3 (0.70%) SMS
8 3 (0.70%) Wireless
9 2 (0.47%) SSL
9 2 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.39%) Big Data
2 23 (5.39%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.75%) RDBMS
7 15 (3.51%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.04%) QlikView
9 11 (2.58%) Power BI
9 11 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.34%) Data Mining
10 10 (2.34%) DB2
10 10 (2.34%) MySQL
11 9 (2.11%) Data Lake
11 9 (2.11%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.64%) KDB
13 5 (1.17%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.17%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 18 (4.22%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.75%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.04%) JIRA
4 11 (2.58%) Subversion
5 9 (2.11%) Maven
6 7 (1.64%) ClearCase
7 6 (1.41%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.41%) JUnit
7 6 (1.41%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.17%) Selenium
9 4 (0.94%) webpack
9 4 (0.94%) XMLSpy
10 3 (0.70%) Ant
10 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.70%) Hudson
10 3 (0.70%) MagicDraw
10 3 (0.70%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.70%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.47%) FitNesse
General
1 136 (31.85%) Finance
2 61 (14.29%) Banking
3 12 (2.81%) Investment Banking
4 11 (2.58%) Back Office
5 10 (2.34%) Marketing
6 9 (2.11%) Retail
7 8 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.17%) Private Banking
9 4 (0.94%) Front Office
9 4 (0.94%) Law
10 3 (0.70%) Legal
11 2 (0.47%) Advertising
11 2 (0.47%) French Language
11 2 (0.47%) Games
11 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 127 (29.74%) Analyst
2 76 (17.80%) Developer
3 56 (13.11%) Business Analyst
4 26 (6.09%) Architect
4 26 (6.09%) Consultant
5 25 (5.85%) Senior Analyst
6 24 (5.62%) Software Engineer
7 22 (5.15%) Data Analyst
8 19 (4.45%) Technical Analyst
9 18 (4.22%) Cloud Architect
10 14 (3.28%) Software Developer
11 13 (3.04%) Technical Business Analyst
12 12 (2.81%) IT Manager
12 12 (2.81%) Service Manager
12 12 (2.81%) SharePoint Developer
13 11 (2.58%) Designer
13 11 (2.58%) IT Analyst
13 11 (2.58%) Java Developer
14 10 (2.34%) ERP Specialist
15 9 (2.11%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.85%) HTML
1 25 (5.85%) JSON
2 23 (5.39%) CSS
3 20 (4.68%) .NET
4 18 (4.22%) Spring
4 18 (4.22%) XML
5 17 (3.98%) AngularJS
6 15 (3.51%) Web Services
7 13 (3.04%) jQuery
8 12 (2.81%) HTML5
9 10 (2.34%) J2EE
10 9 (2.11%) CSS3
10 9 (2.11%) Hibernate
10 9 (2.11%) React
10 9 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (1.87%) EDI
11 8 (1.87%) SOAP
12 7 (1.64%) Kafka
13 6 (1.41%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.45%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.22%) Computer Science
2 18 (4.22%) Enterprise Cloud
3 16 (3.75%) Analytical Mindset
4 15 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.04%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.58%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (2.34%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (2.34%) User Experience
8 9 (2.11%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.87%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.64%) DataPower
11 6 (1.41%) Clustering
11 6 (1.41%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.41%) Replication
12 4 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (0.94%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.90%) Linux
2 37 (8.67%) Windows
3 31 (7.26%) Unix
4 9 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.70%) AIX
7 3 (0.70%) Solaris
7 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (30.91%) Problem-Solving
2 105 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (16.86%) Business Analysis
4 64 (14.99%) Analytics
5 57 (13.35%) Project Management
6 45 (10.54%) Change Management
6 45 (10.54%) ITIL
7 44 (10.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 40 (9.37%) Time Management
9 39 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (8.90%) ERP
11 35 (8.20%) Coaching
11 35 (8.20%) SDLC
11 35 (8.20%) Software Engineering
12 34 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (7.49%) Mentoring
13 32 (7.49%) OO
13 32 (7.49%) Service Management
14 31 (7.26%) Scrum
15 30 (7.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 118 (27.63%) SQL
2 63 (14.75%) Python
3 57 (13.35%) Java
4 46 (10.77%) C#
5 32 (7.49%) JavaScript
6 19 (4.45%) C++
7 18 (4.22%) PowerShell
7 18 (4.22%) T-SQL
8 17 (3.98%) PL/SQL
9 15 (3.51%) R
10 12 (2.81%) C
10 12 (2.81%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.34%) TypeScript
12 9 (2.11%) Perl
13 6 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.41%) VB
14 5 (1.17%) Ruby
14 5 (1.17%) VBA
15 4 (0.94%) ES6
16 3 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 80 (18.74%) Degree
2 7 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.41%) CISSP
3 6 (1.41%) PhD
3 6 (1.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 6 (1.41%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 5 (1.17%) PMP
5 4 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.94%) HND
5 4 (0.94%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (0.70%) CCNA
6 3 (0.70%) CISM
6 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.70%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.47%) CISA
7 2 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.98%) QA
2 16 (3.75%) Data Quality
3 13 (3.04%) SLA
4 7 (1.64%) PMO
5 6 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.94%) SEPA
7 3 (0.70%) IFRS
7 3 (0.70%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.47%) COBIT
8 2 (0.47%) GDPR
8 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.23%) Basel II
9 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.23%) EMIR
9 1 (0.23%) FATCA
9 1 (0.23%) MiFID
9 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.41%) ACF2
3 6 (1.41%) Docker
3 6 (1.41%) RACF
4 5 (1.17%) HDFS
5 4 (0.94%) NFS
5 4 (0.94%) vSphere
6 3 (0.70%) Firmware
7 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.47%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (4.45%) Ansible
2 8 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.70%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.70%) Oozie
4 3 (0.70%) SCCM
4 3 (0.70%) vCenter Server
4 3 (0.70%) vMotion
5 2 (0.47%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.47%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.23%) logstash
6 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.23%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.23%) Terraform
6 1 (0.23%) vRealize
6 1 (0.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 69 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.71%) Oracle
3 16 (3.75%) Tableau
4 13 (3.04%) SAP
5 10 (2.34%) IBM
5 10 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.11%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.87%) Remedy
7 8 (1.87%) Sybase
8 7 (1.64%) HP
8 7 (1.64%) VMware
9 6 (1.41%) ArcSight
10 5 (1.17%) Cognizant
10 5 (1.17%) Dell
10 5 (1.17%) Pega
10 5 (1.17%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.17%) Splunk
11 4 (0.94%) Cisco
11 4 (0.94%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.70%) Adobe