Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 56 52
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4 +54
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 343 218 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.11% 4.19% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.73% 4.59% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 215 103 206
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £46,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.61% -18.58% +25.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,459
% change year-on-year - +6.88% +2.92%

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 5097 4751 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.82% 91.40% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3246 2882 3705
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 18 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +23 202 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Glasgow +1 113 £47,500 +2.15% 4
Dundee -1 9 £40,000 +19.40%
Stirling +5 8 £45,000 +12.50%
West Lothian -1 3 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £42,500 -
Fife +3 1 - -
Aberdeen -4 1 £24,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £35,000 -
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 145 (42.27%) SQL
2 140 (40.82%) Finance
3 105 (30.61%) SAS
4 98 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 89 (25.95%) Data Analytics
6 74 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (20.99%) Big Data
8 68 (19.83%) Java
9 64 (18.66%) Analytical Skills
10 57 (16.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 55 (16.03%) Degree
12 54 (15.74%) Base SAS
12 54 (15.74%) Oracle
13 50 (14.58%) Banking
13 50 (14.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 49 (14.29%) Python
15 45 (13.12%) JavaScript
16 44 (12.83%) Visual Analytics
17 41 (11.95%) ETL
18 40 (11.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
18 40 (11.66%) SAS Visual Analytics
19 39 (11.37%) HTML
19 39 (11.37%) Microsoft
20 36 (10.50%) Mentoring
21 35 (10.20%) ProC
21 35 (10.20%) PROC SQL
21 35 (10.20%) Infrastructure Management
21 35 (10.20%) Machine Learning
21 35 (10.20%) SAS Macro
21 35 (10.20%) Visualisation

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
1 105 (30.61%) SAS
2 11 (3.21%) Confluence
3 7 (2.04%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.87%) Apache
6 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.58%) FileNet
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) nginx
7 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.04%) SPSS
4 3 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (3.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.87%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (0.87%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.87%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.58%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.29%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.62%) GitHub
2 9 (2.62%) Google Analytics
3 8 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.33%) Firebase
4 6 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.87%) PaaS
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.29%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.29%) Heroku
8 1 (0.29%) Office 365
8 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.58%) HTTP
2 1 (0.29%) ADSL
2 1 (0.29%) ATM
2 1 (0.29%) Broadband
2 1 (0.29%) CTI
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) PBX
2 1 (0.29%) Skype
2 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (20.99%) Big Data
2 54 (15.74%) Base SAS
3 50 (14.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 40 (11.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 40 (11.66%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 33 (9.62%) QlikView
6 29 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (7.29%) Hadoop
8 23 (6.71%) SQL Server
9 15 (4.37%) Blockchain
9 15 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (4.08%) NoSQL
11 13 (3.79%) Relational Database
12 12 (3.50%) Data Mining
13 11 (3.21%) Cognos Report Studio
13 11 (3.21%) MongoDB
14 9 (2.62%) Qlik Sense
14 9 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (2.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 8 (2.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 35 (10.20%) ProC
2 26 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.37%) JIRA
4 9 (2.62%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.33%) Android Studio
5 8 (2.33%) Ant
5 8 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 8 (2.33%) Gradle
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.29%) Grunt
7 1 (0.29%) gulp
7 1 (0.29%) Selenium
7 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 140 (40.82%) Finance
2 50 (14.58%) Banking
3 31 (9.04%) Marketing
4 14 (4.08%) Games
5 13 (3.79%) Law
6 4 (1.17%) Prime Brokerage
6 4 (1.17%) Retail
6 4 (1.17%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.87%) Legal
7 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.58%) International Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 112 (32.65%) Developer
2 94 (27.41%) Consultant
3 52 (15.16%) SAS Consultant
4 46 (13.41%) Analyst
5 34 (9.91%) Java Developer
6 26 (7.58%) Analytics Developer
6 26 (7.58%) Senior Consultant
7 19 (5.54%) Analytics Consultant
7 19 (5.54%) Security Consultant
8 17 (4.96%) Senior SAS Consultant
9 16 (4.66%) Data Scientist
9 16 (4.66%) Lead Developer
10 15 (4.37%) Blockchain Developer
10 15 (4.37%) Data Analytics Consultant
10 15 (4.37%) Data Consultant
11 12 (3.50%) Big Data Consultant
11 12 (3.50%) Linux Consultant
11 12 (3.50%) Splunk Consultant
11 12 (3.50%) Trainee
11 12 (3.50%) Trainee Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.37%) HTML
2 27 (7.87%) CSS
3 22 (6.41%) REST
4 18 (5.25%) Spring
5 17 (4.96%) .NET
6 16 (4.66%) AngularJS
6 16 (4.66%) Web Services
7 15 (4.37%) Node.js
7 15 (4.37%) SOAP
7 15 (4.37%) XML
8 13 (3.79%) jQuery
8 13 (3.79%) RESTful
9 12 (3.50%) HTML5
10 10 (2.92%) J2EE
11 9 (2.62%) Ajax
11 9 (2.62%) RxJava
11 9 (2.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (2.33%) Android SDK
13 7 (2.04%) D3.js
13 7 (2.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 64 (18.66%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.96%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (4.37%) User Experience
4 14 (4.08%) Credit Risk
5 12 (3.50%) Security Operations Centre
6 11 (3.21%) Over-the-Top Content
6 11 (3.21%) STB
7 9 (2.62%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.17%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.87%) IPTV
10 3 (0.87%) Mobile Games
10 3 (0.87%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.58%) FMCG
11 2 (0.58%) Handset
11 2 (0.58%) iPhone
11 2 (0.58%) IVR
11 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.16%) Linux
2 12 (3.50%) Android
3 7 (2.04%) Unix
4 4 (1.17%) Windows
5 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 89 (25.95%) Data Analytics
3 74 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (16.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (12.83%) Visual Analytics
6 41 (11.95%) ETL
7 36 (10.50%) Mentoring
8 35 (10.20%) Infrastructure Management
8 35 (10.20%) Machine Learning
8 35 (10.20%) Visualisation
9 27 (7.87%) Data Analysis
10 26 (7.58%) Software Engineering
11 25 (7.29%) Big Data Analytics
11 25 (7.29%) Data Management
12 24 (7.00%) Customer Analytics
12 24 (7.00%) Microservices
12 24 (7.00%) TDD
13 22 (6.41%) Business Analytics
13 22 (6.41%) Data Visualisation
14 21 (6.12%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 145 (42.27%) SQL
2 68 (19.83%) Java
3 49 (14.29%) Python
4 45 (13.12%) JavaScript
5 35 (10.20%) PROC SQL
5 35 (10.20%) SAS Macro
6 33 (9.62%) R
7 31 (9.04%) C#
8 22 (6.41%) C++
9 11 (3.21%) Scala
10 8 (2.33%) Kotlin
10 8 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.04%) MATLAB
11 7 (2.04%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.46%) PHP
13 4 (1.17%) Ruby
14 3 (0.87%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.87%) VBA
15 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (16.03%) Degree
2 13 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.04%) PhD
4 5 (1.46%) CEH
4 5 (1.46%) CISSP
4 5 (1.46%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (1.46%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.87%) PMP
6 3 (0.87%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.33%) QA
2 7 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.17%) Grafana
2 3 (0.87%) Ambari
Vendors
1 54 (15.74%) Oracle
2 39 (11.37%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.71%) Informatica
4 21 (6.12%) Tableau
5 19 (5.54%) Cognos
5 19 (5.54%) Google
6 18 (5.25%) Teradata
7 13 (3.79%) Red Hat
7 13 (3.79%) Splunk
8 12 (3.50%) IBM
8 12 (3.50%) SAP
9 9 (2.62%) ServiceNow
10 7 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.87%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.87%) Apple
11 3 (0.87%) Capita
11 3 (0.87%) Epicor
11 3 (0.87%) IFS
11 3 (0.87%) Infor
11 3 (0.87%) Sage