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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analysis
UK / Scotland
Rank 70 72 119
Rank change year-on-year +2 +47  
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 74 88 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.25% 3.03% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 3.34% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 55 23
Median salary £44,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.23% +40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £38,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 2077 2635 2743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.18% 90.61% 88.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1701 1676
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +6.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 -4 38 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Glasgow +6 32 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Dundee - 3 £44,500 -
Fife - 1 £32,500 -
Data Analysis
UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 65 (54.17%) SQL
2 64 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (31.67%) Finance
4 36 (30.00%) Analytics
5 35 (29.17%) Degree
6 34 (28.33%) SAS
7 32 (26.67%) Risk Management
8 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (18.33%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (17.50%) QA
11 20 (16.67%) Data Mining
11 20 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
12 19 (15.83%) Project Management
12 19 (15.83%) PL/SQL
12 19 (15.83%) Python
13 18 (15.00%) Legal
13 18 (15.00%) R
13 18 (15.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 17 (14.17%) Change Control
14 17 (14.17%) Test Planning
14 17 (14.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 17 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (14.17%) Business Analysis
14 17 (14.17%) Scorecard
15 15 (12.50%) Oracle
15 15 (12.50%) Machine Learning
15 15 (12.50%) SDLC
16 14 (11.67%) Functional Testing
16 14 (11.67%) Hadoop

Data Analysis
Top Related 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 34 (28.33%) SAS
2 12 (10.00%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.33%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
3 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (8.33%) Endur
1 10 (8.33%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) tcpdump
1 8 (6.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 20 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 17 (14.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 14 (11.67%) Hadoop
5 12 (10.00%) Apache Hive
6 9 (7.50%) Big Data
7 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 7 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (5.00%) GIS
9 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
9 6 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (5.00%) QGIS
10 5 (4.17%) MS Access
11 4 (3.33%) MySQL
12 3 (2.50%) DB2
12 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
12 3 (2.50%) QlikView
12 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (1.67%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 38 (31.67%) Finance
2 18 (15.00%) Legal
3 12 (10.00%) Marketing
4 11 (9.17%) Banking
5 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (42.50%) Analyst
2 27 (22.50%) Consultant
3 25 (20.83%) Developer
4 19 (15.83%) Data Analyst
5 17 (14.17%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 10 (8.33%) Endur Consultant
6 10 (8.33%) OpenLink Consultant
6 10 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 10 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Data Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Information Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (6.67%) SIEM Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) Google Maps API
2 3 (2.50%) RESTful
2 3 (2.50%) Spring
3 1 (0.83%) Ajax
3 1 (0.83%) JSON
3 1 (0.83%) RSS
3 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.00%) Derivative
5 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.50%) User Experience
7 2 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Fintech
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.00%) Analytics
2 32 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (15.83%) Project Management
6 18 (15.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 17 (14.17%) Business Analysis
7 17 (14.17%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (14.17%) Change Control
7 17 (14.17%) Scorecard
7 17 (14.17%) Test Planning
8 15 (12.50%) Machine Learning
8 15 (12.50%) SDLC
9 14 (11.67%) Functional Testing
9 14 (11.67%) Statistics
10 13 (10.83%) Business Analytics
10 13 (10.83%) Case Management
10 13 (10.83%) KYC
10 13 (10.83%) Regression Analysis
10 13 (10.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (54.17%) SQL
2 19 (15.83%) PL/SQL
2 19 (15.83%) Python
3 18 (15.00%) R
4 13 (10.83%) Java
5 5 (4.17%) PHP
6 4 (3.33%) C++
6 4 (3.33%) MATLAB
6 4 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) F#
7 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (29.17%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.83%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.50%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.83%) EMIR
3 1 (0.83%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 12 (10.00%) Ambari
Vendors
1 15 (12.50%) Oracle
2 10 (8.33%) OpenLink
2 10 (8.33%) Triple Point
3 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.17%) Cognos
4 5 (4.17%) Google
4 5 (4.17%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.50%) Tableau
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