Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analytics over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analytics
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 152 142
Rank change year-on-year +23 -10 +86
Permanent jobs citing Data Analytics 95 61 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.68% 1.18% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.29% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 78 32 80
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% -15.93% +13.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,025 £33,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £75,400 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%

Data 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 5143 4724 5876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.82% 91.27% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 2862 3722
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in Scotland

Data Analytics
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Data Analytics in Scotland

Data Analytics
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analytics in Scotland

Data 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 Data Analytics within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 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 +9 54 £40,000 -13.98% 9
Glasgow -6 31 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Stirling +4 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Inverclyde - 2 £42,500 -
Dundee - 2 £50,000 -
Data Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data 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 Data Analytics.

1 95 (100.00%) Analytics
2 34 (35.79%) Big Data
2 34 (35.79%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (31.58%) SQL
4 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (26.32%) Big Data Analytics
5 22 (23.16%) Linux
6 20 (21.05%) Finance
7 18 (18.95%) Python
7 18 (18.95%) Degree
8 17 (17.89%) R
9 16 (16.84%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (15.79%) SAS
10 15 (15.79%) Scrum
10 15 (15.79%) Visualisation
10 15 (15.79%) Blockchain
11 14 (14.74%) Use Case
11 14 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (14.74%) JavaScript
12 13 (13.68%) Java
12 13 (13.68%) ETL
12 13 (13.68%) Data Analysis
12 13 (13.68%) Security Operations
12 13 (13.68%) Security Operations Centre
13 12 (12.63%) Security Monitoring
13 12 (12.63%) Law
13 12 (12.63%) Red Hat
13 12 (12.63%) QlikView
13 12 (12.63%) Splunk
13 12 (12.63%) Node.js

Data 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 15 (15.79%) SAS
2 3 (3.16%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.11%) Confluence
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.32%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.26%) SPSS
4 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.16%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.11%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.11%) PaaS
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.79%) Big Data
2 15 (15.79%) Blockchain
3 14 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (12.63%) QlikView
5 9 (9.47%) Qlik Sense
6 7 (7.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (5.26%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.26%) MongoDB
8 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
8 5 (5.26%) Power BI
8 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.16%) CouchDB
9 3 (3.16%) DocumentDB
9 3 (3.16%) GIS
9 3 (3.16%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (3.16%) Star Schema
10 2 (2.11%) ActiveReports
10 2 (2.11%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.16%) JIRA
2 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (21.05%) Finance
2 12 (12.63%) Law
3 6 (6.32%) Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Games
5 2 (2.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Front Office
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (24.21%) Consultant
1 23 (24.21%) Developer
2 18 (18.95%) Security Consultant
3 16 (16.84%) Analyst
4 15 (15.79%) Analytics Developer
4 15 (15.79%) Blockchain Developer
5 12 (12.63%) Data Consultant
6 11 (11.58%) Analytics Consultant
6 11 (11.58%) Big Data Consultant
6 11 (11.58%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 11 (11.58%) Linux Consultant
6 11 (11.58%) Splunk Consultant
6 11 (11.58%) Trainee
6 11 (11.58%) Trainee Consultant
6 11 (11.58%) UI Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Data Scientist
7 7 (7.37%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (7.37%) Senior Security Consultant
7 7 (7.37%) SOC Consultant
7 7 (7.37%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) Node.js
2 11 (11.58%) jQuery
3 8 (8.42%) .NET
4 4 (4.21%) J2EE
4 4 (4.21%) Web Services
5 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.16%) Akka
5 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.16%) D3.js
5 3 (3.16%) Entity Framework
5 3 (3.16%) HTML
5 3 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.16%) REST
5 3 (3.16%) WCF
6 2 (2.11%) HTML5
7 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.05%) FusionCharts
7 1 (1.05%) Google Maps API
7 1 (1.05%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.37%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.05%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.05%) FMCG
7 1 (1.05%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.05%) SCORM
7 1 (1.05%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.16%) Linux
2 1 (1.05%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (100.00%) Analytics
2 34 (35.79%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.32%) Big Data Analytics
4 16 (16.84%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (15.79%) Scrum
5 15 (15.79%) Visualisation
6 14 (14.74%) Use Case
7 13 (13.68%) Data Analysis
7 13 (13.68%) ETL
7 13 (13.68%) Security Operations
8 12 (12.63%) Security Monitoring
9 11 (11.58%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (8.42%) Machine Learning
10 8 (8.42%) Statistics
10 8 (8.42%) User Stories
11 7 (7.37%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.58%) SQL
2 18 (18.95%) Python
3 17 (17.89%) R
4 14 (14.74%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.68%) Java
6 4 (4.21%) C#
7 3 (3.16%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.16%) Scala
8 2 (2.11%) C
8 2 (2.11%) C++
9 1 (1.05%) Clojure
9 1 (1.05%) Elixir
9 1 (1.05%) Jython
9 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
9 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) CEH
2 6 (6.32%) CISSP
2 6 (6.32%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (6.32%) Security+ Certification
3 4 (4.21%) PhD
4 1 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.05%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Grafana
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Red Hat
1 12 (12.63%) Splunk
2 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle
4 6 (6.32%) Informatica
5 5 (5.26%) Tableau
6 4 (4.21%) Google
7 3 (3.16%) Cognos
8 2 (2.11%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.05%) IBM
9 1 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.05%) Vertica