Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Analytical Skills
UK > Scotland
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 34 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Analytical Skills 189 366 430
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 6.59% 6.95% 7.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.88% 19.06% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 120 207 240
Median annual salary £50,000 £43,110 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.98% +1.44% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,900 £27,450
90th Percentile £70,100 £69,850 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £49,109 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.89% +2.31% +6.67%

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 1,057 1,920 2,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.87% 36.45% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 700 1,254 1,436
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 +10 107 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Glasgow -4 56 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Aberdeen -5 12 £46,250 +27.59%
West Lothian +10 6 £55,000 +66.67%
Highlands -5 3 £50,000 +21.85%
Fife +7 2 £47,000 +10.59% 4
Dundee +2 2 £34,250 - 1
Stirling -3 1 £60,000 - 1
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 53 (28.04%) Problem-Solving
2 49 (25.93%) SQL
3 48 (25.40%) Finance
4 45 (23.81%) Analytics
5 44 (23.28%) Degree
6 43 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (19.05%) Python
8 32 (16.93%) JavaScript
9 27 (14.29%) Java
10 25 (13.23%) Project Management
11 24 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (12.70%) Cybersecurity
12 21 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 21 (11.11%) Mentoring
13 20 (10.58%) REST
13 20 (10.58%) Microsoft Excel
13 20 (10.58%) Oracle
14 19 (10.05%) .NET
14 19 (10.05%) Data Analytics
15 18 (9.52%) Microservices
15 18 (9.52%) Software Engineering
16 17 (8.99%) Retail
16 17 (8.99%) C#
16 17 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (8.99%) Azure
16 17 (8.99%) QA
16 17 (8.99%) Analytical Thinking
17 16 (8.47%) DevOps
17 16 (8.47%) Windows
17 16 (8.47%) Information Security

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 10 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.17%) CMS
2 6 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.12%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.59%) Confluence
4 3 (1.59%) Documentum
4 3 (1.59%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.06%) SAS
6 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.53%) Jupyter
Applications
1 20 (10.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (6.88%) MS Visio
3 12 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (6.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (3.17%) Primavera
2 5 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.65%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (2.65%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.12%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (2.12%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (2.12%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.12%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.53%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.99%) Azure
2 9 (4.76%) AWS
3 4 (2.12%) GCP
3 4 (2.12%) Office 365
3 4 (2.12%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.06%) IaaS
4 2 (1.06%) Slack
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.17%) Firewall
2 5 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (2.65%) Network Security
2 5 (2.65%) VPN
3 4 (2.12%) Wireless
4 3 (1.59%) Skype
4 3 (1.59%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.59%) VoIP
4 3 (1.59%) WAN
5 2 (1.06%) BGP
5 2 (1.06%) DNS
5 2 (1.06%) LAN
5 2 (1.06%) OSPF
5 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.53%) NAS
6 1 (0.53%) SAN
6 1 (0.53%) VLAN
6 1 (0.53%) VXLAN
6 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.29%) Big Data
1 10 (5.29%) Relational Database
1 10 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.17%) SQLPlus
5 5 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (2.65%) Data Lake
5 5 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.12%) Power BI
7 3 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.06%) GIS
8 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (3.17%) JIRA
1 6 (3.17%) Toad
2 3 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq
3 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.53%) GitLab
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 48 (25.40%) Finance
2 17 (8.99%) Retail
3 14 (7.41%) Legal
4 12 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.23%) Banking
7 6 (3.17%) Law
8 4 (2.12%) General Ledger
8 4 (2.12%) Marketing
9 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Billing
10 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 60 (31.75%) Analyst
2 27 (14.29%) Developer
3 23 (12.17%) Business Analyst
4 15 (7.94%) Consultant
5 14 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 9 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
7 8 (4.23%) .NET Developer
7 8 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (4.23%) Data Engineer
7 8 (4.23%) Data Scientist
8 7 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 7 (3.70%) Information Manager
9 6 (3.17%) Architect
9 6 (3.17%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.17%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (3.17%) Project Analyst
9 6 (3.17%) Security Manager
9 6 (3.17%) Service Analyst
9 6 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.58%) REST
2 19 (10.05%) .NET
3 13 (6.88%) GraphQL
4 10 (5.29%) SOAP
5 9 (4.76%) React Native
6 8 (4.23%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.70%) Web Services
7 7 (3.70%) XML
8 6 (3.17%) HTML
8 6 (3.17%) JSON
8 6 (3.17%) React
9 5 (2.65%) CSS
9 5 (2.65%) WCF
10 3 (1.59%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.06%) LDAP
11 2 (1.06%) Swagger
11 2 (1.06%) TensorFlow
12 1 (0.53%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.35%) Analytical Mindset
3 8 (4.23%) User Experience
4 7 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.65%) Robotics
5 5 (2.65%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.12%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.59%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.06%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.53%) LIMS
9 1 (0.53%) NHS
9 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.47%) Windows
2 13 (6.88%) Linux
3 4 (2.12%) Unix
4 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.06%) Android
5 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.53%) AIX
6 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.04%) Problem-Solving
2 45 (23.81%) Analytics
3 43 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (13.23%) Project Management
5 24 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (12.70%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 19 (10.05%) Data Analytics
8 18 (9.52%) Microservices
8 18 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 17 (8.99%) Analytical Thinking
9 17 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (8.47%) DevOps
10 16 (8.47%) Information Security
11 15 (7.94%) Machine Learning
12 14 (7.41%) Business Analysis
12 14 (7.41%) Computer Science
12 14 (7.41%) Data Science
12 14 (7.41%) ITIL
13 13 (6.88%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.93%) SQL
2 36 (19.05%) Python
3 32 (16.93%) JavaScript
4 27 (14.29%) Java
5 17 (8.99%) C#
6 11 (5.82%) Apple Swift
6 11 (5.82%) Objective-C
7 9 (4.76%) Dart
7 9 (4.76%) Kotlin
8 8 (4.23%) VBA
9 5 (2.65%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.59%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.59%) Perl
10 3 (1.59%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.59%) R
10 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.06%) Scala
12 1 (0.53%) Groovy
12 1 (0.53%) Ruby
12 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (23.28%) Degree
2 12 (6.35%) CISM
3 9 (4.76%) CISSP
4 6 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (2.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (2.12%) CISA
6 4 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.12%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (2.12%) CRISC
6 4 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.06%) SANS
9 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) IIBA
9 1 (0.53%) MCSA
9 1 (0.53%) MCSE
9 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.99%) QA
2 14 (7.41%) NIST
3 7 (3.70%) SLA
4 6 (3.17%) Data Quality
4 6 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (2.12%) GDPR
6 3 (1.59%) COBIT
7 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.53%) IFRS
8 1 (0.53%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.53%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (7.41%) Docker
2 12 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) Firmware
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.59%) Ansible
1 3 (1.59%) BMC Performance Manager
2 2 (1.06%) Terraform
3 1 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
3 1 (0.53%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 21 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.58%) Oracle
3 11 (5.82%) Capita
4 8 (4.23%) Tableau
5 7 (3.70%) Adobe
6 6 (3.17%) SAP
6 6 (3.17%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.65%) Automation Anywhere
7 5 (2.65%) Blue Prism
7 5 (2.65%) Remedy
7 5 (2.65%) Splunk
7 5 (2.65%) UiPath
7 5 (2.65%) Workday
8 4 (2.12%) Cognizant
8 4 (2.12%) Lotus
8 4 (2.12%) VMware
9 3 (1.59%) BMC
9 3 (1.59%) IBM
10 2 (1.06%) Cisco
10 2 (1.06%) Google