Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Mining skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Mining over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Mining
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 158 201
Rank change year-on-year +7 +43 +23
Permanent jobs citing Data Mining 76 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.38% 0.72% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.19% 2.24% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 33
Scotland median annual salary £32,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £38,000 £35,250
90th Percentile £53,250 £66,800 £75,000
UK median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.00% - +11.11%

Data Mining is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,816 1,472 1,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.86% 31.99% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,171 934 1,234
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in Scotland

Data Mining
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Data Mining in Scotland

Data Mining
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Mining in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Mining in Scotland

Data Mining
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 Mining within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 January 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 +22 66 £32,000 -30.81% 4
Glasgow -24 9 £32,500 -45.83%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Data Mining
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Data Mining 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 Mining.

1 48 (63.16%) SQL
2 43 (56.58%) Data Management
3 40 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (51.32%) Finance
4 39 (51.32%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (43.42%) Data Analysis
6 30 (39.47%) Banking
6 30 (39.47%) Infrastructure Management
7 28 (36.84%) Degree
8 26 (34.21%) Retail Banking
9 23 (30.26%) SAS
9 23 (30.26%) Big Data
10 22 (28.95%) Machine Learning
11 21 (27.63%) Numerate Degree
11 21 (27.63%) Innovative Thinking
12 20 (26.32%) Analytics
12 20 (26.32%) Algorithms
13 19 (25.00%) OpenCV
13 19 (25.00%) Deep Learning
13 19 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 19 (25.00%) Image Processing
13 19 (25.00%) Robotics
13 19 (25.00%) Mathematics
13 19 (25.00%) Quantitative Analysis
13 19 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 19 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 19 (25.00%) Software Testing
13 19 (25.00%) C++
13 19 (25.00%) Web Services
13 19 (25.00%) Windows

Data Mining
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 23 (30.26%) SAS
2 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) Big Data
2 6 (7.89%) Hadoop
2 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.26%) Base SAS
3 4 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (5.26%) Text Mining
4 3 (3.95%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.95%) MySQL
4 3 (3.95%) QlikView
4 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.95%) SAS EBI
4 3 (3.95%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (51.32%) Finance
2 30 (39.47%) Banking
3 26 (34.21%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Analyst
2 22 (28.95%) Data Analyst
2 22 (28.95%) SQL Analyst
3 19 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 17 (22.37%) Business Analyst
5 14 (18.42%) Technical Analyst
6 13 (17.11%) Technical Business Analyst
7 9 (11.84%) SQL Data Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) Business Data Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Data Business Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Data Scientist
9 5 (6.58%) SAS Consultant
10 4 (5.26%) Report Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) SQL Reporting Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 3 (3.95%) Management Consultant
11 3 (3.95%) QlikView Consultant
11 3 (3.95%) Teradata Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 19 (25.00%) OpenCV
1 19 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.63%) Bokeh
3 2 (2.63%) PySpark
3 2 (2.63%) SparkR
4 1 (1.32%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Algorithms
2 19 (25.00%) Robotics
3 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) IPTV
4 4 (5.26%) Over-the-Top Content
4 4 (5.26%) STB
4 4 (5.26%) Video on Demand
5 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Linux
1 19 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (56.58%) Data Management
2 40 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (51.32%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (43.42%) Data Analysis
5 30 (39.47%) Infrastructure Management
6 22 (28.95%) Machine Learning
7 21 (27.63%) Innovative Thinking
8 20 (26.32%) Analytics
9 19 (25.00%) Deep Learning
9 19 (25.00%) Image Processing
9 19 (25.00%) Mathematics
9 19 (25.00%) Quantitative Analysis
9 19 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 19 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 9 (11.84%) Data Analytics
11 7 (9.21%) Project Management
11 7 (9.21%) Visualisation
12 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (7.89%) Data Modelling
12 6 (7.89%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 48 (63.16%) SQL
2 19 (25.00%) C++
3 18 (23.68%) Java
4 13 (17.11%) C#
5 7 (9.21%) Python
6 4 (5.26%) R
7 3 (3.95%) HiveQL
8 2 (2.63%) Scala
9 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) Degree
2 21 (27.63%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Teradata
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (3.95%) Informatica
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.95%) Sybase
5 1 (1.32%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) SAP