Period
to 15 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 44 63
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 301 315 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.51% 5.91% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.93% 6.38% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 207 168 98
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £69,250 £75,000 £76,000
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 5,078 4,938 5,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.94% 92.58% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,379 3,076 3,134
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 August 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 August 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 -9 146 £50,000 +17.65% 20
Glasgow +16 136 £46,000 +15.00% 27
South Lanarkshire - 6 £42,500 -
Fife +2 4 £31,500 - 2
West Lothian -3 4 £55,000 -
Dundee +4 1 - -
North Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
Stirling -4 1 - - 1
Falkirk - 1 £65,000 - 1
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 167 (55.48%) SQL
2 94 (31.23%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (26.91%) Business Intelligence
4 78 (25.91%) Finance
5 76 (25.25%) Python
6 69 (22.92%) Data Analytics
7 68 (22.59%) Java
8 66 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
9 65 (21.59%) Big Data
10 60 (19.93%) Software Engineering
11 56 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
11 56 (18.60%) SAS
12 49 (16.28%) ETL
12 49 (16.28%) Microsoft
13 46 (15.28%) Degree
13 46 (15.28%) Machine Learning
14 44 (14.62%) Data Science
15 43 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (12.29%) Computer Science
17 36 (11.96%) Visualisation
17 36 (11.96%) JavaScript
18 34 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
19 33 (10.96%) Banking
19 33 (10.96%) Data Analysis
19 33 (10.96%) Git (software)
19 33 (10.96%) QlikView
20 32 (10.63%) Hadoop
20 32 (10.63%) SQL Server
21 31 (10.30%) Oracle
21 31 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure

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 56 (18.60%) SAS
2 30 (9.97%) Apache Spark
3 14 (4.65%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.66%) Confluence
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) CMS
7 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (6.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.33%) InVision
5 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.30%) Amazon AWS
1 31 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.65%) Amazon EMR
3 11 (3.65%) Azure Data Factory
4 10 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (3.32%) Google Analytics
4 10 (3.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.66%) PaaS
6 7 (2.33%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (2.33%) Serverless
7 6 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.00%) Office 365
9 3 (1.00%) SaaS
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.66%) GitHub
10 2 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.66%) HTTP
2 4 (1.33%) CTI
2 4 (1.33%) LAN
2 4 (1.33%) WAN
3 3 (1.00%) SMS
4 2 (0.66%) DNS
5 1 (0.33%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) Intranet
5 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.33%) Network Security
5 1 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (21.59%) Big Data
2 56 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (10.96%) QlikView
4 32 (10.63%) Hadoop
4 32 (10.63%) SQL Server
5 31 (10.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (8.97%) NoSQL
7 26 (8.64%) Relational Database
8 22 (7.31%) Power BI
9 21 (6.98%) Data Mining
10 19 (6.31%) Apache Hive
11 16 (5.32%) Data Lake
11 16 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
12 14 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (3.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (3.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 10 (3.32%) Qlik Sense
14 10 (3.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 33 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.64%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.65%) Maven
4 8 (2.66%) Cucumber
4 8 (2.66%) Selenium
4 8 (2.66%) Subversion
5 7 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 7 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.66%) JIRA
6 5 (1.66%) JUnit
6 5 (1.66%) MSTest
6 5 (1.66%) NUnit
6 5 (1.66%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.33%) IntelliJ
7 4 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.00%) JBehave
8 3 (1.00%) Mockito
General
1 78 (25.91%) Finance
2 33 (10.96%) Banking
3 19 (6.31%) Marketing
4 10 (3.32%) Retail
5 8 (2.66%) Advertising
6 6 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.66%) Law
8 4 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.33%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Back Office
9 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.66%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (18.94%) Developer
2 52 (17.28%) Analyst
3 35 (11.63%) Consultant
4 27 (8.97%) Software Engineer
5 17 (5.65%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (5.32%) Analytics Manager
7 14 (4.65%) Data Analyst
8 13 (4.32%) Data Manager
8 13 (4.32%) Data Scientist
9 12 (3.99%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (3.99%) Software Developer
10 11 (3.65%) Data Consultant
11 10 (3.32%) AWS Consultant
11 10 (3.32%) Java Developer
11 10 (3.32%) SAS Consultant
12 9 (2.99%) Data Analytics Manager
12 9 (2.99%) Data Engineer
12 9 (2.99%) Team Leader
12 9 (2.99%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.64%) HTML
2 19 (6.31%) AngularJS
2 19 (6.31%) CSS
3 18 (5.98%) Node.js
3 18 (5.98%) Web Services
4 16 (5.32%) .NET
5 11 (3.65%) XML
6 10 (3.32%) .NET Framework
6 10 (3.32%) React
6 10 (3.32%) REST
7 9 (2.99%) HTML5
7 9 (2.99%) jQuery
8 8 (2.66%) Entity Framework
8 8 (2.66%) Hibernate
8 8 (2.66%) Spring
9 7 (2.33%) Kafka
9 7 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
10 6 (1.99%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.99%) NumPy
10 6 (1.99%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 66 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (12.29%) Computer Science
3 23 (7.64%) User Experience
4 16 (5.32%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.99%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.99%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.66%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.66%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.33%) IVR
9 4 (1.33%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.00%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.66%) FMCG
11 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.64%) Linux
2 25 (8.31%) Unix
3 15 (4.98%) Windows
4 5 (1.66%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.66%) Android
6 2 (0.66%) CentOS
6 2 (0.66%) Debian
7 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (31.23%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (26.91%) Business Intelligence
3 69 (22.92%) Data Analytics
4 60 (19.93%) Software Engineering
5 49 (16.28%) ETL
6 46 (15.28%) Machine Learning
7 44 (14.62%) Data Science
8 43 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (11.96%) Visualisation
10 34 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
11 33 (10.96%) Data Analysis
12 29 (9.63%) Test Automation
13 27 (8.97%) Data Management
14 26 (8.64%) Data Modelling
15 24 (7.97%) Mentoring
15 24 (7.97%) TDD
16 23 (7.64%) Data Visualisation
16 23 (7.64%) OO
16 23 (7.64%) Project Management
17 22 (7.31%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 167 (55.48%) SQL
2 76 (25.25%) Python
3 68 (22.59%) Java
4 36 (11.96%) JavaScript
5 29 (9.63%) R
6 17 (5.65%) C#
7 16 (5.32%) T-SQL
8 14 (4.65%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.32%) Ruby
9 10 (3.32%) Scala
10 9 (2.99%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.66%) C++
11 8 (2.66%) PHP
12 5 (1.66%) C
12 5 (1.66%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.00%) VB
13 3 (1.00%) VBA
14 2 (0.66%) Clojure
14 2 (0.66%) Go
14 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (15.28%) Degree
2 21 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.99%) PhD
4 6 (1.99%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 6 (1.99%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 4 (1.33%) ISEB
6 2 (0.66%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.66%) CISM
6 2 (0.66%) CISSP
6 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.33%) ACCA
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CISA
7 1 (0.33%) ISACA
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.97%) QA
2 19 (6.31%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.00%) GCP
3 3 (1.00%) GDPR
3 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.00%) PMO
4 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.33%) EMIR
4 1 (0.33%) FATCA
4 1 (0.33%) GAAP
4 1 (0.33%) MiFID
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (6.31%) HDFS
2 12 (3.99%) Docker
3 3 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.33%) NFS
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (4.65%) Oozie
2 11 (3.65%) Ansible
3 7 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.33%) Puppet
3 7 (2.33%) Terraform
4 5 (1.66%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.00%) Mesos
6 2 (0.66%) Grafana
6 2 (0.66%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.66%) Sysdig
7 1 (0.33%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.33%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.30%) Oracle
3 24 (7.97%) Tableau
4 19 (6.31%) Google
5 16 (5.32%) Informatica
6 12 (3.99%) Teradata
7 10 (3.32%) Cognos
7 10 (3.32%) MicroStrategy
8 9 (2.99%) SAP
9 8 (2.66%) IBM
9 8 (2.66%) Netezza
9 8 (2.66%) Talend
10 7 (2.33%) Splunk
10 7 (2.33%) Vertica
11 4 (1.33%) Cisco
11 4 (1.33%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.33%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.66%) IFS