Period
to 18 April 2021

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

Analytics
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 33 35
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 194 233 369
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 5.47% 6.47% 6.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 7.03% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 118 146 249
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,500 £26,068
25th Percentile £40,313 £42,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
75th Percentile £60,938 £60,000 £59,680
90th Percentile £70,375 £71,875 £77,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,936 £57,500
% change year-on-year -1.54% +5.97% +4.55%

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 3,221 3,314 5,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.83% 91.98% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,165 2,160 3,330
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £38,500 £36,250 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
75th Percentile £60,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,025 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Scotland

Analytics
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Analytics in Scotland

Analytics
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

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 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 0 110 £55,000 - 27
Glasgow -4 61 £48,000 -4.00% 6
Aberdeen +7 12 £37,500 -21.05%
Fife - 5 - -
West Lothian -1 2 - - 1
Scottish Borders - 2 £48,750 -
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, 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 85 (43.81%) SQL
2 56 (28.87%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (27.84%) DevOps
4 53 (27.32%) Python
5 51 (26.29%) Data Analytics
6 49 (25.26%) Linux
6 49 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (23.20%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (21.65%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (21.13%) Docker
10 39 (20.10%) Software Engineering
11 37 (19.07%) Kubernetes
12 36 (18.56%) Marketing
12 36 (18.56%) SQL Server
13 35 (18.04%) JavaScript
13 35 (18.04%) Data Warehouse
14 33 (17.01%) Git (software)
15 32 (16.49%) Microsoft
16 30 (15.46%) MySQL
16 30 (15.46%) Azure
16 30 (15.46%) SaaS
16 30 (15.46%) Mobile App
16 30 (15.46%) Microservices
16 30 (15.46%) Data Science
16 30 (15.46%) Infrastructure as Code
17 29 (14.95%) AWS
18 28 (14.43%) Power BI
18 28 (14.43%) Power Platform
19 27 (13.92%) QA
20 26 (13.40%) Google

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 16 (8.25%) SAS
2 9 (4.64%) Confluence
3 6 (3.09%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (2.58%) CMS
4 5 (2.58%) Kentico
5 2 (1.03%) Apache
5 2 (1.03%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) Luigi
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Oracle Assets
1 6 (3.09%) Oracle Cash Management
1 6 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (3.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (3.09%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 6 (3.09%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (3.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (3.09%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (3.09%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (3.09%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.46%) Azure
1 30 (15.46%) SaaS
2 29 (14.95%) AWS
3 28 (14.43%) Power Platform
4 15 (7.73%) Serverless
5 13 (6.70%) GCP
6 12 (6.19%) PaaS
7 11 (5.67%) Google Analytics
8 8 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (4.12%) Logic Apps
9 5 (2.58%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (2.58%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (2.58%) GitHub
9 5 (2.58%) npm
10 4 (2.06%) IaaS
11 3 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (1.03%) Google Play
13 1 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.06%) DNS
1 4 (2.06%) OpenVPN
1 4 (2.06%) SSL
2 1 (0.52%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 35 (18.04%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (15.46%) MySQL
4 28 (14.43%) Power BI
5 19 (9.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (9.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (9.28%) Big Data
7 17 (8.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (6.19%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (5.67%) QlikView
10 10 (5.15%) NoSQL
10 10 (5.15%) Tableau
11 8 (4.12%) Qlik Sense
12 7 (3.61%) Data Lake
13 6 (3.09%) Essbase
13 6 (3.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (2.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
15 4 (2.06%) Cosmos DB
15 4 (2.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (17.01%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.28%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.67%) webpack
4 10 (5.15%) JIRA
5 6 (3.09%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.09%) IntelliJ
5 6 (3.09%) Subversion
6 5 (2.58%) Babel
7 4 (2.06%) JUnit
8 3 (1.55%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.55%) Cypress.io
8 3 (1.55%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.55%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.55%) Mockito
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.52%) GitLab
9 1 (0.52%) JMeter
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.52%) RStudio
General
1 36 (18.56%) Marketing
2 26 (13.40%) Finance
3 14 (7.22%) Games
4 12 (6.19%) Banking
5 10 (5.15%) Retail
6 8 (4.12%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.09%) Automotive
8 5 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.58%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.55%) Legal
10 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.03%) Publishing
11 1 (0.52%) Billing
11 1 (0.52%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.52%) Police
11 1 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (17.53%) Developer
2 22 (11.34%) Consultant
3 15 (7.73%) Analyst
3 15 (7.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (7.73%) Software Engineer
4 14 (7.22%) Site Engineer
4 14 (7.22%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 10 (5.15%) Support Technician
6 9 (4.64%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 9 (4.64%) Data Consultant
6 9 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (4.64%) Software Developer
7 8 (4.12%) Data Manager
7 8 (4.12%) Data Scientist
8 7 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (3.61%) React Developer
9 6 (3.09%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.09%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (3.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.58%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.86%) HTML
2 22 (11.34%) CSS
3 16 (8.25%) CSS3
3 16 (8.25%) HTML5
3 16 (8.25%) React
4 15 (7.73%) .NET
5 13 (6.70%) XML
6 11 (5.67%) REST
7 10 (5.15%) Ajax
7 10 (5.15%) Redux
8 8 (4.12%) Entity Framework
9 7 (3.61%) Middleware
10 6 (3.09%) EDI
10 6 (3.09%) JSON
10 6 (3.09%) Kafka
10 6 (3.09%) React Native
10 6 (3.09%) Spring Boot
11 5 (2.58%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.58%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 56 (28.87%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (15.46%) Mobile App
3 25 (12.89%) Public Cloud
4 24 (12.37%) Data Centre
4 24 (12.37%) EPoS
5 8 (4.12%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.12%) Data Structures
5 8 (4.12%) Life Science
6 7 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.09%) Renewable Energy
8 5 (2.58%) User Experience
9 3 (1.55%) Robotics
9 3 (1.55%) Tandem
9 3 (1.55%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.03%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 49 (25.26%) Linux
2 26 (13.40%) Windows
3 9 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.12%) Alpine Linux
4 8 (4.12%) Ubuntu
4 8 (4.12%) Unix
5 2 (1.03%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.84%) DevOps
2 51 (26.29%) Data Analytics
3 49 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (23.20%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (21.65%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (20.10%) Software Engineering
7 30 (15.46%) Data Science
7 30 (15.46%) Infrastructure as Code
7 30 (15.46%) Microservices
8 26 (13.40%) Visualisation
9 25 (12.89%) Data Modelling
9 25 (12.89%) Incident Management
9 25 (12.89%) Web Operations
10 24 (12.37%) Demand Management
10 24 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (12.37%) Project Management
10 24 (12.37%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 24 (12.37%) Technical Debt
11 23 (11.86%) OO
12 22 (11.34%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 85 (43.81%) SQL
2 53 (27.32%) Python
3 35 (18.04%) JavaScript
4 26 (13.40%) Java
5 23 (11.86%) PowerShell
6 14 (7.22%) R
7 13 (6.70%) T-SQL
8 11 (5.67%) C#
9 9 (4.64%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.61%) TypeScript
11 6 (3.09%) Clojure
11 6 (3.09%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.58%) VBA
13 4 (2.06%) C
14 3 (1.55%) C++
14 3 (1.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (1.03%) Kotlin
15 2 (1.03%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.03%) PHP
15 2 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (12.37%) Degree
2 6 (3.09%) PhD
3 5 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.58%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Analytics IQ
5 1 (0.52%) CISA
5 1 (0.52%) CISM
5 1 (0.52%) CISSP
5 1 (0.52%) HND
5 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.52%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.92%) QA
2 22 (11.34%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.55%) GDPR
4 2 (1.03%) HIPAA
4 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.52%) CDISC
5 1 (0.52%) IFRS
5 1 (0.52%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (21.13%) Docker
2 8 (4.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (19.07%) Kubernetes
2 24 (12.37%) ZABBIX
3 15 (7.73%) Ansible
4 14 (7.22%) Terraform
5 10 (5.15%) Graylog
6 1 (0.52%) Oozie
6 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.40%) Google
3 18 (9.28%) Oracle
4 12 (6.19%) Teradata
5 9 (4.64%) SAP
6 6 (3.09%) Concur
6 6 (3.09%) Hyperion
7 5 (2.58%) Informatica
8 4 (2.06%) Databricks
9 3 (1.55%) DataFlux
9 3 (1.55%) Facebook
9 3 (1.55%) Splunk
10 2 (1.03%) Logi
10 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.03%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.52%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.52%) IBM
11 1 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.52%) Twitter