Period
to 18 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 28 29
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 179 265 427
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 5.05% 7.35% 7.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.92% 20.12% 21.39%
Number of salaries quoted 93 171 226
10th Percentile £30,668 £31,250 £29,283
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £68,750 £69,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +2.08%

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 1,286 1,317 1,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.27% 36.55% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 727 881 1,317
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £78,000 £71,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Scotland

Analytical Skills
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Scotland.

Salary trend for Analytical Skills in Scotland

Analytical Skills
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytical Skills in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 April 2021.

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 April 2021. 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 -13 85 £50,000 - 26
Glasgow -17 51 £48,750 -2.50% 14
North Lanarkshire +8 5 £42,500 +51.79%
Aberdeen -4 5 £44,676 -10.65% 2
Stirling +6 4 £55,000 -8.33%
West Lothian -2 4 - - 3
Dundee -10 3 £50,000 +21.40%
Inverclyde - 3 £39,500 -
Fife -7 2 £50,000 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £31,500 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £47,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, 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 93 (51.96%) Problem-Solving
2 56 (31.28%) Analytics
3 53 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (26.82%) SQL
5 40 (22.35%) Marketing
6 39 (21.79%) Mobile App
7 37 (20.67%) Linux
8 36 (20.11%) EPoS
9 35 (19.55%) DevOps
9 35 (19.55%) Microservices
10 34 (18.99%) Python
11 33 (18.44%) Windows
11 33 (18.44%) Finance
11 33 (18.44%) SaaS
12 32 (17.88%) Java
13 31 (17.32%) Software Engineering
14 30 (16.76%) Docker
14 30 (16.76%) Infrastructure as Code
15 29 (16.20%) Mentoring
16 28 (15.64%) Public Cloud
16 28 (15.64%) MySQL
17 26 (14.53%) Degree
17 26 (14.53%) Change Management
17 26 (14.53%) Data Centre
18 24 (13.41%) Web Operations
18 24 (13.41%) Demand Management
18 24 (13.41%) ZABBIX
18 24 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
18 24 (13.41%) Incident Management
18 24 (13.41%) C#

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 5 (2.79%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.68%) Apache
3 2 (1.12%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.56%) Documentum
4 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.56%) MadCap Flare
7 1 (0.56%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.56%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (3.35%) Primavera
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.44%) SaaS
2 20 (11.17%) AWS
3 18 (10.06%) Azure
4 16 (8.94%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.79%) Google Analytics
6 4 (2.23%) GitHub
6 4 (2.23%) Serverless
7 3 (1.68%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.68%) Google Workspace
7 3 (1.68%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (1.12%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.56%) AWS IoT
9 1 (0.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) Firewall
2 2 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.56%) 802.11
3 1 (0.56%) Broadband
3 1 (0.56%) DHCP
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Modbus
3 1 (0.56%) Network Security
3 1 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.56%) SSH
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.64%) MySQL
2 22 (12.29%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.94%) Power BI
4 13 (7.26%) MongoDB
5 12 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.91%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.35%) Big Data
9 5 (2.79%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (2.23%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (2.23%) Data Lake
10 4 (2.23%) GIS
10 4 (2.23%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.68%) Spotfire
11 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.68%) Tableau
12 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.12%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (7.82%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.59%) Selenium
2 10 (5.59%) WebDriver
3 5 (2.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.79%) JIRA
4 4 (2.23%) Postman
4 4 (2.23%) REST Assured
4 4 (2.23%) TestNG
5 3 (1.68%) Subversion
6 2 (1.12%) Appium
6 2 (1.12%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.12%) webpack
7 1 (0.56%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.56%) GitLab
7 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.56%) JUnit
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (22.35%) Marketing
2 33 (18.44%) Finance
3 15 (8.38%) Banking
4 13 (7.26%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.79%) Police
5 5 (2.79%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.23%) Electronics
6 4 (2.23%) Legal
6 4 (2.23%) Local Government
7 3 (1.68%) Advertising
7 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.12%) Front Office
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (23.46%) Analyst
2 37 (20.67%) Developer
3 14 (7.82%) Site Engineer
3 14 (7.82%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 13 (7.26%) Software Engineer
5 10 (5.59%) Support Technician
6 8 (4.47%) Business Analyst
6 8 (4.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (4.47%) Software Developer
7 7 (3.91%) Developer in Test
7 7 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (3.91%) Tester
8 6 (3.35%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.35%) Oracle Analyst
8 6 (3.35%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.35%) Support Analyst
9 5 (2.79%) Automation Tester
9 5 (2.79%) Business Developer
9 5 (2.79%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.79%) Oracle Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.94%) .NET
2 15 (8.38%) React
3 12 (6.70%) CSS
4 11 (6.15%) REST
5 10 (5.59%) Kafka
6 9 (5.03%) HTML
7 8 (4.47%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.91%) Node.js
9 6 (3.35%) XML
10 5 (2.79%) GraphQL
10 5 (2.79%) Spring
10 5 (2.79%) Web Services
11 4 (2.23%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.23%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.23%) Code First Entity Framework
11 4 (2.23%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.23%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (2.23%) React Native
11 4 (2.23%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.79%) Mobile App
2 36 (20.11%) EPoS
3 28 (15.64%) Public Cloud
4 26 (14.53%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.03%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.79%) User Experience
6 5 (2.79%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.68%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.68%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.68%) Life Science
9 2 (1.12%) Derivative
9 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.12%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.12%) Tandem
10 1 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.67%) Linux
2 33 (18.44%) Windows
3 7 (3.91%) Android
4 5 (2.79%) Unix
5 4 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.12%) Solaris
6 2 (1.12%) SUSE
6 2 (1.12%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (51.96%) Problem-Solving
2 56 (31.28%) Analytics
3 53 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (19.55%) DevOps
4 35 (19.55%) Microservices
5 31 (17.32%) Software Engineering
6 30 (16.76%) Infrastructure as Code
7 29 (16.20%) Mentoring
8 26 (14.53%) Change Management
9 24 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (13.41%) Demand Management
9 24 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (13.41%) Incident Management
9 24 (13.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 24 (13.41%) Technical Debt
9 24 (13.41%) Web Operations
10 21 (11.73%) SDLC
10 21 (11.73%) Systems Engineering
11 20 (11.17%) Scrum
12 19 (10.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.82%) SQL
2 34 (18.99%) Python
3 32 (17.88%) Java
4 24 (13.41%) C#
5 19 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.61%) PowerShell
6 13 (7.26%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.59%) VBA
8 9 (5.03%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.91%) C++
9 7 (3.91%) Ruby
10 5 (2.79%) C
11 4 (2.23%) PHP
11 4 (2.23%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.68%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.68%) R
12 3 (1.68%) VB
13 2 (1.12%) Tcl
14 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (14.53%) Degree
2 8 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.68%) APMP
4 3 (1.68%) CEH
4 3 (1.68%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.68%) PMP
5 2 (1.12%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.12%) CISM
5 2 (1.12%) CISSP
5 2 (1.12%) HNC
5 2 (1.12%) MCP
5 2 (1.12%) MCSE
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) CCNP
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.59%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.03%) QA
2 9 (5.03%) SLA
3 6 (3.35%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.23%) GDPR
4 4 (2.23%) PMO
5 3 (1.68%) NIST
6 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.56%) COBIT
7 1 (0.56%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.56%) IEC 61131
7 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (16.76%) Docker
2 3 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (13.41%) ZABBIX
2 18 (10.06%) Kubernetes
3 10 (5.59%) Graylog
4 3 (1.68%) SCCM
5 2 (1.12%) Sysprep
5 2 (1.12%) WMI
6 1 (0.56%) Ansible
6 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.56%) Nessus
6 1 (0.56%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (7.82%) Google
2 13 (7.26%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.70%) Oracle
4 3 (1.68%) Databricks
4 3 (1.68%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.12%) Automation Anywhere
5 2 (1.12%) Blue Prism
5 2 (1.12%) Charles River
5 2 (1.12%) ESRI
5 2 (1.12%) Facebook
5 2 (1.12%) Logi
5 2 (1.12%) Remedy
5 2 (1.12%) SAP
5 2 (1.12%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.12%) UiPath
6 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.56%) Epicor
6 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.56%) Teradata
6 1 (0.56%) VMware