Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 46 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 0
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 305 304 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.67% 5.55% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 6.03% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 215 172 104
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% -11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £29,850 £27,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,006 5,039 4,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.05% 92.02% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,276 3,212 2,903
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Scotland

Analytics
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytics in Scotland.

Salary trend for Analytics in Scotland

Analytics
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Analytics in Scotland

Analytics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 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
Edinburgh -8 148 £47,567 +18.92% 36
Glasgow +26 145 £46,500 +16.25% 17
Fife +7 5 £31,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 4 £40,250 -
Dundee +3 1 - -
Stirling -3 1 - -
West Lothian -19 1 - - 1
Falkirk - 1 £65,000 -
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 132 (43.28%) SQL
2 110 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (28.52%) Python
4 80 (26.23%) Java
5 70 (22.95%) Finance
5 70 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
6 68 (22.30%) Software Engineering
6 68 (22.30%) Business Intelligence
7 64 (20.98%) Data Analytics
8 61 (20.00%) Degree
9 55 (18.03%) Big Data
10 52 (17.05%) Test Automation
11 50 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
12 48 (15.74%) SAS
13 46 (15.08%) Data Science
14 44 (14.43%) Computer Science
15 41 (13.44%) QA
16 40 (13.11%) Microsoft
17 39 (12.79%) ETL
17 39 (12.79%) JavaScript
17 39 (12.79%) Apache Spark
18 38 (12.46%) Problem-Solving
18 38 (12.46%) Linux
18 38 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
18 38 (12.46%) QlikView
18 38 (12.46%) Git (software)
19 36 (11.80%) Visualisation
19 36 (11.80%) OO
20 35 (11.48%) SQL Server
21 34 (11.15%) Data Modelling

Analytics
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 48 (15.74%) SAS
2 39 (12.79%) Apache Spark
3 14 (4.59%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.66%) CMS
5 2 (0.66%) Confluence
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.33%) JBoss
6 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.33%) InVision
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.59%) Amazon EMR
4 13 (4.26%) Google Analytics
5 9 (2.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.62%) PaaS
7 7 (2.30%) Amazon S3
7 7 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (2.30%) Serverless
8 6 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.31%) SaaS
10 3 (0.98%) Office 365
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.66%) GitHub
11 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.98%) SMS
2 2 (0.66%) DNS
2 2 (0.66%) WebEx
3 1 (0.33%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) Skype
3 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.03%) Big Data
2 50 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (12.46%) QlikView
4 35 (11.48%) SQL Server
5 29 (9.51%) Relational Database
6 28 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (8.52%) Hadoop
8 20 (6.56%) NoSQL
9 19 (6.23%) Apache Hive
9 19 (6.23%) Qlik Sense
10 17 (5.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (5.57%) Power BI
11 16 (5.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (4.59%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (4.26%) Data Mining
15 12 (3.93%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (3.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 10 (3.28%) Sqoop
17 9 (2.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (12.46%) Git (software)
2 34 (11.15%) Jenkins
3 17 (5.57%) Maven
3 17 (5.57%) Subversion
4 15 (4.92%) Selenium
5 12 (3.93%) JIRA
6 11 (3.61%) Cucumber
6 11 (3.61%) SpecFlow
7 10 (3.28%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.62%) Ant
8 8 (2.62%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.62%) Eclipse
8 8 (2.62%) IntelliJ
8 8 (2.62%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.97%) Appium
10 6 (1.97%) FitNesse
10 6 (1.97%) JUnit
11 5 (1.64%) NUnit
11 5 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 70 (22.95%) Finance
2 24 (7.87%) Banking
3 12 (3.93%) Marketing
4 7 (2.30%) Retail
5 4 (1.31%) Advertising
5 4 (1.31%) Games
5 4 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.98%) Law
7 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.66%) French Language
7 2 (0.66%) German Language
7 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (19.34%) Developer
2 52 (17.05%) Analyst
3 31 (10.16%) Consultant
4 25 (8.20%) Software Engineer
5 17 (5.57%) Technical Leader
6 15 (4.92%) Technical Manager
7 14 (4.59%) Analytics Manager
7 14 (4.59%) Data Scientist
7 14 (4.59%) Development Manager
7 14 (4.59%) Technical Development Manager
8 13 (4.26%) Team Leader
8 13 (4.26%) Test Engineer
9 12 (3.93%) Data Analyst
9 12 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (3.28%) AWS Consultant
10 10 (3.28%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 10 (3.28%) Java Developer
10 10 (3.28%) Software Test Engineer
11 9 (2.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.21%) CSS
1 22 (7.21%) HTML
2 19 (6.23%) Web Services
3 18 (5.90%) XML
4 16 (5.25%) AngularJS
5 15 (4.92%) .NET
5 15 (4.92%) HTML5
6 14 (4.59%) Node.js
6 14 (4.59%) RESTful
7 13 (4.26%) NumPy
7 13 (4.26%) Pandas
8 12 (3.93%) Spring
9 11 (3.61%) Hibernate
10 10 (3.28%) React
11 9 (2.95%) J2EE
11 9 (2.95%) JSON
12 8 (2.62%) Natural Language Processing
13 7 (2.30%) .NET Framework
13 7 (2.30%) Kafka
13 7 (2.30%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 70 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (14.43%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.56%) Algorithms
3 20 (6.56%) User Experience
4 15 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (4.59%) Data Structures
6 12 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.62%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.97%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.31%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.31%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.31%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) FMCG
10 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.46%) Linux
2 26 (8.52%) Unix
3 22 (7.21%) Windows
4 6 (1.97%) Android
5 5 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.98%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.66%) CentOS
8 2 (0.66%) Debian
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.33%) VMS
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (22.30%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (22.30%) Software Engineering
3 64 (20.98%) Data Analytics
4 52 (17.05%) Test Automation
5 46 (15.08%) Data Science
6 39 (12.79%) ETL
7 38 (12.46%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (11.80%) OO
8 36 (11.80%) Visualisation
9 34 (11.15%) Data Modelling
10 32 (10.49%) SDLC
11 28 (9.18%) Machine Learning
11 28 (9.18%) Mentoring
12 26 (8.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (8.52%) DevOps
13 25 (8.20%) Data Management
14 24 (7.87%) TDD
15 23 (7.54%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 132 (43.28%) SQL
2 87 (28.52%) Python
3 80 (26.23%) Java
4 39 (12.79%) JavaScript
5 27 (8.85%) R
6 26 (8.52%) C#
7 19 (6.23%) T-SQL
8 14 (4.59%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.61%) Ruby
10 10 (3.28%) C++
10 10 (3.28%) Scala
11 8 (2.62%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.30%) C
13 6 (1.97%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.64%) PHP
14 5 (1.64%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.64%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.64%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.31%) VB
16 3 (0.98%) Go
Qualifications
1 61 (20.00%) Degree
2 29 (9.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 6 (1.97%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 5 (1.64%) PhD
5 4 (1.31%) CEH
5 4 (1.31%) CISSP
5 4 (1.31%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (1.31%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.98%) ISEB
6 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CISA
7 1 (0.33%) ISACA
7 1 (0.33%) MCP
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (13.44%) QA
2 16 (5.25%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.31%) SLA
4 3 (0.98%) GDPR
4 3 (0.98%) PMO
5 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.33%) GAAP
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (4.92%) HDFS
2 14 (4.59%) Docker
3 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.59%) Oozie
2 11 (3.61%) Ansible
3 10 (3.28%) Puppet
4 9 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.62%) Kubernetes
6 7 (2.30%) Terraform
7 3 (0.98%) Mesos
8 2 (0.66%) Grafana
8 2 (0.66%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.66%) Sysdig
9 1 (0.33%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.33%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.33%) SCCM
9 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.18%) Oracle
3 25 (8.20%) Tableau
4 19 (6.23%) Google
5 17 (5.57%) Cognos
6 14 (4.59%) Informatica
7 10 (3.28%) IBM
8 9 (2.95%) Teradata
9 7 (2.30%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (2.30%) SAP
10 6 (1.97%) Netezza
10 6 (1.97%) Splunk
10 6 (1.97%) Talend
11 5 (1.64%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.64%) Vertica
12 4 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.98%) Apple
13 3 (0.98%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.98%) Verint
13 3 (0.98%) VMware