Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 20 18
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 429 559 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.97% 10.11% 10.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.67% 24.70% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 220 246 274
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +7.95%
10th Percentile £27,425 £27,500 £29,225
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.43% +2.22% -

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 2,298 2,263 2,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 42.71% 40.91% 41.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,525 1,391 1,162
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,349
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +1.50% +8.37%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £64,975
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +5 203 £46,500 +3.33% 31
Edinburgh -25 135 £42,500 +1.80% 47
West Lothian +13 57 £32,500 -7.14% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 6 £39,750 -
Renfrewshire -2 5 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Stirling 0 3 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Highlands -2 3 £41,000 +78.26% 1
Fife -5 3 £40,500 -10.82% 2
Argyll and Bute - 2 £34,500 - 1
Dundee +12 1 £34,750 +26.36%
South Lanarkshire +3 1 - - 3
Aberdeen -3 1 £26,500 -2.75% 4
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £30,000 -
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 155 (36.13%) Finance
2 142 (33.10%) Problem-Solving
3 141 (32.87%) SQL
4 133 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (22.84%) Degree
6 75 (17.48%) Microsoft
7 72 (16.78%) Analytics
8 70 (16.32%) Oracle
9 69 (16.08%) ERP
10 60 (13.99%) Java
11 56 (13.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 54 (12.59%) JavaScript
13 52 (12.12%) Banking
14 49 (11.42%) Oracle ERP
15 48 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
16 47 (10.96%) Python
17 44 (10.26%) SQL Server
18 43 (10.02%) Stakeholder Management
19 42 (9.79%) Migration
20 41 (9.56%) Windows
20 41 (9.56%) Software Engineering
21 39 (9.09%) Project Management
22 38 (8.86%) Scrum
22 38 (8.86%) ITIL
22 38 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
22 38 (8.86%) C#
22 38 (8.86%) Coaching
22 38 (8.86%) SDLC
23 36 (8.39%) Data Migration
24 34 (7.93%) Linux

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 24 (5.59%) SAS
2 19 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.73%) Confluence
4 9 (2.10%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.86%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.86%) IBM Notes
5 8 (1.86%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.17%) IIS
8 4 (0.93%) Apache
8 4 (0.93%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.93%) CMS
8 4 (0.93%) JBoss
8 4 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.70%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.47%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.47%) GemFire
Applications
1 38 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 49 (11.42%) Oracle ERP
2 32 (7.46%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
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 26 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.73%) Dynamics 365
3 14 (3.26%) Office 365
4 12 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (2.56%) PaaS
6 10 (2.33%) Serverless
7 9 (2.10%) Azure Functions
7 9 (2.10%) Yammer
8 8 (1.86%) SaaS
9 7 (1.63%) IaaS
10 6 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.17%) Google Analytics
11 5 (1.17%) npm
12 3 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.23%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.23%) GitHub
13 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.03%) Firewall
2 9 (2.10%) Intranet
2 9 (2.10%) Skype
2 9 (2.10%) VPN
3 8 (1.86%) Internet
3 8 (1.86%) Wireless
4 7 (1.63%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.63%) SAN
5 6 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.40%) VoIP
6 5 (1.17%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (0.93%) DNS
7 4 (0.93%) FTP
7 4 (0.93%) SMS
7 4 (0.93%) SSL
7 4 (0.93%) WinSCP
8 3 (0.70%) Network Security
9 2 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.47%) HTTP
9 2 (0.47%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (5.59%) Big Data
4 24 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.90%) QlikView
6 19 (4.43%) Power BI
7 17 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (3.50%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.80%) MySQL
10 12 (2.80%) Qlik Sense
10 12 (2.80%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.56%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.86%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.63%) DB2
14 6 (1.40%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.17%) KDB
15 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (7.46%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 20 (4.66%) JIRA
4 12 (2.80%) Subversion
5 11 (2.56%) Selenium
6 10 (2.33%) Maven
6 10 (2.33%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.10%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.86%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.86%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.63%) Appium
9 7 (1.63%) ClearCase
9 7 (1.63%) FitNesse
10 5 (1.17%) Ant
10 5 (1.17%) JUnit
10 5 (1.17%) webpack
11 4 (0.93%) Hudson
11 4 (0.93%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.93%) XMLSpy
12 3 (0.70%) MagicDraw
General
1 155 (36.13%) Finance
2 52 (12.12%) Banking
3 17 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.26%) Marketing
5 9 (2.10%) Retail
6 7 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.17%) Back Office
9 3 (0.70%) Advertising
9 3 (0.70%) Law
10 2 (0.47%) French Language
10 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 114 (26.57%) Analyst
2 82 (19.11%) Developer
3 46 (10.72%) Business Analyst
4 42 (9.79%) Consultant
5 23 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
6 21 (4.90%) Software Engineer
7 20 (4.66%) Data Analyst
7 20 (4.66%) Technical Business Analyst
8 19 (4.43%) ERP Consultant
8 19 (4.43%) Senior Analyst
9 18 (4.20%) Architect
10 17 (3.96%) ERP Specialist
11 16 (3.73%) Functional Consultant
12 15 (3.50%) Data Migration Specialist
12 15 (3.50%) Migration Specialist
13 14 (3.26%) Database Developer
13 14 (3.26%) Oracle Consultant
13 14 (3.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
13 14 (3.26%) Oracle Specialist
14 13 (3.03%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.23%) CSS
1 31 (7.23%) HTML
2 21 (4.90%) XML
3 20 (4.66%) AngularJS
4 19 (4.43%) Web Services
5 18 (4.20%) .NET
5 18 (4.20%) HTML5
5 18 (4.20%) jQuery
5 18 (4.20%) JSON
6 17 (3.96%) Spring
7 12 (2.80%) REST
7 12 (2.80%) RESTful
8 10 (2.33%) CSS3
8 10 (2.33%) Hibernate
9 9 (2.10%) ASP.NET
9 9 (2.10%) React
9 9 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (1.86%) J2EE
10 8 (1.86%) SOAP
11 6 (1.40%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.90%) Analytical Mindset
2 18 (4.20%) Computer Science
2 18 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.73%) Data Structures
3 16 (3.73%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 13 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (2.10%) User Experience
6 7 (1.63%) DataPower
6 7 (1.63%) Replication
6 7 (1.63%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (1.40%) Fintech
8 5 (1.17%) Clustering
8 5 (1.17%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.17%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.56%) Windows
2 34 (7.93%) Linux
2 34 (7.93%) Unix
3 9 (2.10%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.63%) Android
5 6 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.70%) AIX
6 3 (0.70%) Solaris
7 2 (0.47%) VMS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (33.10%) Problem-Solving
2 133 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (16.78%) Analytics
4 69 (16.08%) ERP
5 56 (13.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 48 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (10.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (9.79%) Migration
9 41 (9.56%) Software Engineering
10 39 (9.09%) Project Management
11 38 (8.86%) Coaching
11 38 (8.86%) ITIL
11 38 (8.86%) Scrum
11 38 (8.86%) SDLC
12 36 (8.39%) Data Migration
13 34 (7.93%) Service Delivery
14 32 (7.46%) Data Modelling
14 32 (7.46%) Visualisation
15 29 (6.76%) CRM
15 29 (6.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 141 (32.87%) SQL
2 60 (13.99%) Java
3 54 (12.59%) JavaScript
4 47 (10.96%) Python
5 38 (8.86%) C#
6 28 (6.53%) T-SQL
7 26 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 15 (3.50%) C++
9 13 (3.03%) R
9 13 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.33%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.63%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.63%) Perl
11 7 (1.63%) Ruby
12 6 (1.40%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.17%) ES6
14 4 (0.93%) PHP
14 4 (0.93%) VB
15 3 (0.70%) Groovy
15 3 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 98 (22.84%) Degree
2 8 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (1.40%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.17%) ISEB
4 5 (1.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 5 (1.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 4 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.70%) CISSP
6 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.47%) CISM
7 2 (0.47%) HND
7 2 (0.47%) PhD
8 1 (0.23%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.23%) MBA
8 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.90%) QA
2 14 (3.26%) SLA
3 10 (2.33%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.93%) PMO
4 4 (0.93%) SEPA
5 2 (0.47%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.40%) NFS
4 5 (1.17%) Docker
4 5 (1.17%) HDFS
5 4 (0.93%) Firmware
5 4 (0.93%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 4 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.70%) vSphere
7 2 (0.47%) ACF2
7 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.47%) RACF
7 2 (0.47%) Samba
7 2 (0.47%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (1.63%) Ansible
3 5 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.93%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.93%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (0.93%) vCenter Server
4 4 (0.93%) vMotion
5 3 (0.70%) Oozie
6 2 (0.47%) PowerCLI
6 2 (0.47%) SCCM
7 1 (0.23%) Ambari
7 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.23%) Terraform
7 1 (0.23%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 70 (16.32%) Oracle
3 21 (4.90%) Tableau
4 16 (3.73%) Atlassian
5 13 (3.03%) IBM
6 10 (2.33%) Cognizant
6 10 (2.33%) Cognos
7 9 (2.10%) HP
7 9 (2.10%) SAP
7 9 (2.10%) ServiceNow
7 9 (2.10%) VMware
8 8 (1.86%) Adobe
8 8 (1.86%) Lotus
9 6 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.17%) Google
10 5 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (1.17%) Splunk
10 5 (1.17%) Sybase
11 4 (0.93%) Okta
11 4 (0.93%) Xamarin