The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 91 99
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 48 71 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.77% 2.48% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.71% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 37
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £32,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £70,000 £48,100
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.66%  

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2480 2618 2803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.38% 91.35% 89.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1589 1478 1763
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Scotland

Data Analysis
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Data Analysis in Scotland

Data Analysis
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analysis in Scotland

Data Analysis
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -21 23 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Glasgow -7 18 £70,000 +33.33% 3
Stirling - 3 £45,000 - 1
Falkirk - 2 £80,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £29,250 -
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 78 (61.90%) SQL
2 63 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (41.27%) Finance
4 31 (24.60%) Degree
4 31 (24.60%) Analytics
5 30 (23.81%) SAS
6 27 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (19.84%) Data Management
8 23 (18.25%) Banking
9 22 (17.46%) Risk Management
10 21 (16.67%) Python
10 21 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
11 20 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (15.87%) R
12 19 (15.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (15.08%) Data Mining
13 18 (14.29%) PL/SQL
13 18 (14.29%) QA
13 18 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 18 (14.29%) Test Planning
13 18 (14.29%) Scorecard
14 17 (13.49%) Retail
14 17 (13.49%) Project Management
15 16 (12.70%) Retail Banking
16 15 (11.90%) Statistics
16 15 (11.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
17 14 (11.11%) Legal
17 14 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
18 13 (10.32%) Machine Learning

Data Analysis
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 30 (23.81%) SAS
2 9 (7.14%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.38%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.59%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.97%) SPSS
3 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Endur
1 8 (6.35%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 1 (0.79%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) tcpdump
1 4 (3.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (15.08%) Data Mining
4 18 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 12 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.14%) Apache Hive
7 8 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (4.76%) GIS
8 6 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.76%) QGIS
8 6 (4.76%) SQL Server
9 5 (3.97%) QlikView
10 4 (3.17%) Big Data
10 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.38%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (2.38%) MS Access
11 3 (2.38%) MySQL
11 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (2.38%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) ERwin
1 3 (2.38%) MagicDraw
2 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.59%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.59%) JIRA
2 2 (1.59%) Subversion
2 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (41.27%) Finance
2 23 (18.25%) Banking
3 17 (13.49%) Retail
4 16 (12.70%) Retail Banking
5 14 (11.11%) Legal
6 3 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.38%) Marketing
7 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Games
8 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (49.21%) Analyst
2 29 (23.02%) Senior Analyst
3 25 (19.84%) Data Analyst
4 20 (15.87%) Developer
5 19 (15.08%) Business Analyst
6 18 (14.29%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
7 16 (12.70%) Consultant
7 16 (12.70%) Senior Business Analyst
8 15 (11.90%) SQL Analyst
8 15 (11.90%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (10.32%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 13 (10.32%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
9 13 (10.32%) Technical Business Analyst
10 10 (7.94%) Data Engineer
11 8 (6.35%) Endur Consultant
11 8 (6.35%) OpenLink Consultant
12 6 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (4.76%) Senior Data Analyst
13 5 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 5 (3.97%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) XML
2 3 (2.38%) Google Maps API
2 3 (2.38%) XML Schema
3 2 (1.59%) Ajax
3 2 (1.59%) JSON
3 2 (1.59%) RSS
4 1 (0.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 63 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.97%) User Experience
4 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.17%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.17%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.38%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.59%) Equities
6 2 (1.59%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.59%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.59%) Social Media
7 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.79%) Fintech
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.60%) Analytics
2 27 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (19.84%) Data Management
4 22 (17.46%) Risk Management
5 20 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (15.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (14.29%) Scorecard
7 18 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 17 (13.49%) Project Management
9 15 (11.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 15 (11.90%) Statistics
10 14 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
11 13 (10.32%) Machine Learning
12 12 (9.52%) Business Analysis
12 12 (9.52%) UML
13 10 (7.94%) Business Analytics
13 10 (7.94%) Data Modelling
13 10 (7.94%) ETL
13 10 (7.94%) Functional Testing
13 10 (7.94%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 78 (61.90%) SQL
2 21 (16.67%) Python
3 20 (15.87%) R
4 18 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.97%) Java
5 5 (3.97%) PHP
6 3 (2.38%) C++
6 3 (2.38%) MATLAB
6 3 (2.38%) Perl
7 2 (1.59%) C
7 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.79%) F#
8 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (24.60%) Degree
2 9 (7.14%) Master's Degree
3 6 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.79%) IIBA
6 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.29%) QA
2 7 (5.56%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.59%) EMIR
3 2 (1.59%) ISO 20022
3 2 (1.59%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.79%) HDFS
1 1 (0.79%) KVM
1 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) Ambari
Vendors
1 8 (6.35%) OpenLink
1 8 (6.35%) Oracle
1 8 (6.35%) Triple Point
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.17%) Cognos
3 4 (3.17%) Google
3 4 (3.17%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.38%) Informatica
4 3 (2.38%) Teradata
5 2 (1.59%) IBM
5 2 (1.59%) Tableau
6 1 (0.79%) Intel
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