Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 37 54
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 339 355 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.39% 6.31% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.83% 6.85% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 239 241 122
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -10.53% -15.93%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 4,963 5,184 4,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.61% 92.19% 92.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,189 3,357 2,867
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% - +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,932 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -8 165 £47,500 +18.75% 20
Glasgow +19 161 £47,000 -1.05% 26
Fife - 5 £31,500 -
Dundee +5 1 - - 2
Stirling +1 1 - -
West Lothian -14 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £65,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £43,000 -
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 117 (34.51%) SQL
2 112 (33.04%) Python
3 107 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (25.66%) Degree
5 82 (24.19%) Java
6 76 (22.42%) Analytical Skills
7 75 (22.12%) Data Analytics
8 74 (21.83%) Business Intelligence
9 70 (20.65%) Finance
10 69 (20.35%) Data Science
11 67 (19.76%) Big Data
12 54 (15.93%) Software Engineering
13 53 (15.63%) Git (software)
14 51 (15.04%) Data Warehouse
15 50 (14.75%) Linux
15 50 (14.75%) Test Automation
15 50 (14.75%) Computer Science
16 48 (14.16%) SQL Server
16 48 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
17 46 (13.57%) QA
18 42 (12.39%) Collaborative Working
19 41 (12.09%) JavaScript
20 40 (11.80%) OO
20 40 (11.80%) SAS
20 40 (11.80%) QlikView
21 39 (11.50%) Visualisation
21 39 (11.50%) Data Modelling
21 39 (11.50%) Microsoft
21 39 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
21 39 (11.50%) Algorithms

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 40 (11.80%) SAS
2 33 (9.73%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.36%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.18%) CMS
4 4 (1.18%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.59%) JBoss
5 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (5.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.77%) SPSS
4 4 (1.18%) Simulink
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.95%) Google Analytics
4 8 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (2.36%) PaaS
5 7 (2.06%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (1.77%) SaaS
6 6 (1.77%) Serverless
7 5 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.47%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.18%) Office 365
9 3 (0.88%) Apigee
9 3 (0.88%) GitHub
10 2 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.59%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.59%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.47%) DNS
2 4 (1.18%) Internet
2 4 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.88%) HTTP
3 3 (0.88%) SMS
3 3 (0.88%) Wireless
4 2 (0.59%) WebEx
5 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (19.76%) Big Data
2 51 (15.04%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (14.16%) SQL Server
4 40 (11.80%) QlikView
5 35 (10.32%) Relational Database
6 29 (8.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (7.08%) NoSQL
8 20 (5.90%) Power BI
8 20 (5.90%) Qlik Sense
9 19 (5.60%) MySQL
10 18 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (4.72%) Data Mining
12 15 (4.42%) RDBMS
13 14 (4.13%) Apache Hive
13 14 (4.13%) Hadoop
13 14 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (2.95%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (2.36%) MongoDB
16 8 (2.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 53 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 37 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 27 (7.96%) Subversion
4 20 (5.90%) Maven
5 14 (4.13%) JIRA
5 14 (4.13%) Selenium
6 13 (3.83%) Eclipse
6 13 (3.83%) IntelliJ
6 13 (3.83%) SpecFlow
7 12 (3.54%) Bitbucket
8 11 (3.24%) Artifactory
8 11 (3.24%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.24%) TeamCity
9 9 (2.65%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.36%) Appium
10 8 (2.36%) FitNesse
11 7 (2.06%) Ant
12 6 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.47%) MSTest
13 5 (1.47%) NUnit
General
1 70 (20.65%) Finance
2 20 (5.90%) Banking
3 12 (3.54%) Marketing
4 9 (2.65%) Retail
5 4 (1.18%) Games
5 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.88%) Back Office
7 2 (0.59%) Billing
7 2 (0.59%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (0.59%) French Language
7 2 (0.59%) German Language
7 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.59%) Law
7 2 (0.59%) Social Science
7 2 (0.59%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
8 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (15.63%) Developer
2 41 (12.09%) Analyst
3 25 (7.37%) Consultant
4 22 (6.49%) Data Scientist
4 22 (6.49%) Team Leader
5 21 (6.19%) Software Engineer
6 19 (5.60%) Analytics Manager
7 17 (5.01%) Data Analyst
8 15 (4.42%) Graduate
8 15 (4.42%) Junior
8 15 (4.42%) Technical Leader
8 15 (4.42%) Technical Manager
9 14 (4.13%) Development Manager
9 14 (4.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (4.13%) Technical Development Manager
10 13 (3.83%) QlikView Developer
11 12 (3.54%) Data Manager
12 11 (3.24%) Data Analytics Manager
12 11 (3.24%) Java Developer
12 11 (3.24%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.37%) CSS
1 25 (7.37%) HTML
2 24 (7.08%) XML
3 21 (6.19%) Web Services
4 19 (5.60%) .NET
4 19 (5.60%) Hibernate
4 19 (5.60%) Spring
5 18 (5.31%) HTML5
6 17 (5.01%) RESTful
7 15 (4.42%) NumPy
7 15 (4.42%) Pandas
8 13 (3.83%) J2EE
9 12 (3.54%) AngularJS
9 12 (3.54%) JSON
10 10 (2.95%) Ajax
10 10 (2.95%) Node.js
11 9 (2.65%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.65%) EJB
11 9 (2.65%) JSP
11 9 (2.65%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 76 (22.42%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (11.50%) Algorithms
3 22 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (5.60%) Data Structures
5 15 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (3.54%) User Experience
7 7 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.06%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.06%) PMI
8 4 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.18%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.88%) Fintech
9 3 (0.88%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.88%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.59%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.75%) Linux
2 30 (8.85%) Windows
3 17 (5.01%) Unix
4 9 (2.65%) Android
4 9 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.59%) Debian
6 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) CentOS
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.29%) VMS
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (22.12%) Data Analytics
3 74 (21.83%) Business Intelligence
4 69 (20.35%) Data Science
5 54 (15.93%) Software Engineering
6 50 (14.75%) Computer Science
6 50 (14.75%) Test Automation
7 48 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (12.39%) Collaborative Working
9 40 (11.80%) OO
10 39 (11.50%) Data Modelling
10 39 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (11.50%) Visualisation
11 35 (10.32%) SDLC
12 33 (9.73%) Data Visualisation
12 33 (9.73%) Mentoring
13 32 (9.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 32 (9.44%) Decision-Making
13 32 (9.44%) Machine Learning
14 31 (9.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 117 (34.51%) SQL
2 112 (33.04%) Python
3 82 (24.19%) Java
4 41 (12.09%) JavaScript
5 34 (10.03%) R
6 32 (9.44%) C#
7 19 (5.60%) T-SQL
8 17 (5.01%) Bash Shell
8 17 (5.01%) MATLAB
9 11 (3.24%) Ruby
9 11 (3.24%) Scala
10 9 (2.65%) C++
10 9 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.47%) C
11 5 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.47%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.18%) VB
12 4 (1.18%) VBA
13 3 (0.88%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 87 (25.66%) Degree
2 29 (8.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.36%) PhD
4 7 (2.06%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.18%) CEH
5 4 (1.18%) CISSP
5 4 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.59%) ISEB
7 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (13.57%) QA
2 15 (4.42%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.77%) SLA
4 5 (1.47%) GDPR
5 4 (1.18%) PMO
6 1 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.29%) GAAP
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (5.31%) Docker
2 7 (2.06%) HDFS
3 4 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.88%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (5.31%) Ansible
2 16 (4.72%) Puppet
3 15 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (3.83%) Terraform
5 10 (2.95%) Kubernetes
6 7 (2.06%) Oozie
7 3 (0.88%) Mesos
7 3 (0.88%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.88%) WMI
8 2 (0.59%) Grafana
8 2 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.59%) Sysdig
9 1 (0.29%) Ambari
9 1 (0.29%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.29%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.29%) SCCM
9 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 39 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.03%) Tableau
3 33 (9.73%) Oracle
4 16 (4.72%) Google
5 15 (4.42%) Cognos
6 12 (3.54%) Teradata
7 11 (3.24%) SAP
8 10 (2.95%) Progress
9 9 (2.65%) IBM
10 5 (1.47%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.47%) VMware
11 4 (1.18%) Apple
11 4 (1.18%) Citrix
11 4 (1.18%) Informatica
11 4 (1.18%) Splunk
11 4 (1.18%) Verint
12 3 (0.88%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.88%) Red Hat