Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 117 119
Rank change year-on-year +22 +2 +36
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 156 98 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.77% 1.91% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 2.09% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 78 41 90
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,775 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,250 £60,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Data Analysis 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 5126 4680 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.87% 91.37% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3272 2839 3704
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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 +30 86 £42,500 -29.17% 6
Glasgow -26 38 £45,000 -25.00% 6
Orkney Islands - 11 - -
Inverclyde - 8 £44,000 -
Stirling - 4 £45,000 -
Aberdeen -2 2 £24,500 -2.00%
Dundee - 2 £50,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £29,250 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £35,000 -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £27,500 -
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 100 (64.10%) SQL
2 66 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (41.03%) Finance
3 64 (41.03%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (36.54%) Banking
5 51 (32.69%) Data Management
6 37 (23.72%) SAS
7 36 (23.08%) Degree
8 33 (21.15%) Retail Banking
8 33 (21.15%) Infrastructure Management
9 29 (18.59%) Analytics
10 26 (16.67%) ETL
11 25 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (15.38%) Big Data
13 23 (14.74%) Data Mining
13 23 (14.74%) Visualisation
14 22 (14.10%) Linux
14 22 (14.10%) Teradata
15 19 (12.18%) SQL Server
15 19 (12.18%) C++
15 19 (12.18%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (12.18%) Software Engineering
15 19 (12.18%) Algorithms
16 17 (10.90%) Data Modelling
16 17 (10.90%) T-SQL
16 17 (10.90%) Windows
16 17 (10.90%) Python
16 17 (10.90%) Git (software)
16 17 (10.90%) Machine Learning
17 16 (10.26%) Java

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 37 (23.72%) SAS
2 4 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.28%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (3.85%) SPSS
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.64%) Actimize
2 1 (0.64%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (0.64%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.05%) SaaS
2 3 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) tcpdump
1 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.38%) Big Data
2 23 (14.74%) Data Mining
3 19 (12.18%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (12.18%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.05%) QlikView
5 10 (6.41%) Base SAS
6 9 (5.77%) Power BI
7 7 (4.49%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (4.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 6 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 6 (3.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 6 (3.85%) Cognos Report Studio
8 6 (3.85%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.92%) Cognos Query Studio
10 3 (1.92%) SAS EBI
10 3 (1.92%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 17 (10.90%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.21%) Subversion
4 4 (2.56%) ERwin
5 3 (1.92%) MagicDraw
6 2 (1.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.28%) JIRA
7 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (41.03%) Finance
2 57 (36.54%) Banking
3 33 (21.15%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.56%) Games
4 4 (2.56%) Legal
5 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) French Language
7 1 (0.64%) Front Office
7 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (54.49%) Analyst
2 44 (28.21%) Senior Analyst
3 40 (25.64%) SQL Analyst
4 39 (25.00%) Data Analyst
5 30 (19.23%) Business Analyst
6 20 (12.82%) Senior Business Analyst
6 20 (12.82%) Senior Data Analyst
7 19 (12.18%) SQL Data Analyst
7 19 (12.18%) Technical Analyst
7 19 (12.18%) Technical Business Analyst
8 18 (11.54%) Developer
8 18 (11.54%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 18 (11.54%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
9 13 (8.33%) Software Engineer
9 13 (8.33%) SQL Developer
10 9 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Specialist
11 7 (4.49%) Architect
11 7 (4.49%) SAS Analyst
12 6 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 6 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 13 (8.33%) OpenCV
1 13 (8.33%) Web Services
2 7 (4.49%) XML
3 6 (3.85%) D3.js
4 4 (2.56%) FusionCharts
4 4 (2.56%) Google Maps API
4 4 (2.56%) Leaflet
4 4 (2.56%) OpenLayers
5 3 (1.92%) HTML
5 3 (1.92%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.28%) HTML5
7 1 (0.64%) .NET
7 1 (0.64%) Apache MINA
7 1 (0.64%) CGI
7 1 (0.64%) CSS
7 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.64%) JMS
7 1 (0.64%) SOAP
7 1 (0.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 64 (41.03%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.18%) Algorithms
3 13 (8.33%) Robotics
4 11 (7.05%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.21%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.56%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.92%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.92%) User Experience
8 2 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.28%) Equities
8 2 (1.28%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.28%) Social Media
8 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.64%) ASIC
9 1 (0.64%) Derivative
9 1 (0.64%) FMCG
9 1 (0.64%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.10%) Linux
2 17 (10.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (32.69%) Data Management
3 33 (21.15%) Infrastructure Management
4 29 (18.59%) Analytics
5 26 (16.67%) ETL
6 25 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (14.74%) Visualisation
8 19 (12.18%) Software Engineering
9 17 (10.90%) Data Modelling
9 17 (10.90%) Machine Learning
10 15 (9.62%) Mathematics
10 15 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (8.97%) Project Management
12 13 (8.33%) Data Analytics
12 13 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
12 13 (8.33%) Deep Learning
12 13 (8.33%) Image Processing
12 13 (8.33%) Innovative Thinking
12 13 (8.33%) Quantitative Analysis
12 13 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (64.10%) SQL
2 19 (12.18%) C++
3 17 (10.90%) Python
3 17 (10.90%) T-SQL
4 16 (10.26%) Java
5 14 (8.97%) C#
6 11 (7.05%) R
7 6 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.21%) C
9 3 (1.92%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.64%) HiveQL
10 1 (0.64%) Perl
10 1 (0.64%) Scala
10 1 (0.64%) VBA
10 1 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (23.08%) Degree
2 14 (8.97%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
2 5 (3.21%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.28%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) Grafana
Vendors
1 22 (14.10%) Teradata
2 13 (8.33%) Oracle
3 10 (6.41%) Tableau
4 8 (5.13%) Google
4 8 (5.13%) IBM
4 8 (5.13%) Informatica
4 8 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.49%) Cognos
6 4 (2.56%) SAP
7 3 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.28%) Workday
9 1 (0.64%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.64%) Intel
9 1 (0.64%) Vertica