Period
to 16 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 16 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 200 204
Rank change year-on-year +32 +4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 55 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.00% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.50% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 21
Scotland median annual salary £43,750 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +17.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £35,750 £22,800 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +8.24%

Statistics 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 5017 4831 5798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.84% 91.20% 90.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3182 2856 3662
Scotland median annual salary £44,603 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.23% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,448 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.10% +5.56%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Scotland

Statistics
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Statistics in Scotland

Statistics
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Statistics in Scotland

Statistics
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 October 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 +11 40 £38,750 -8.28% 5
Glasgow +17 21 £50,000 +21.21%
Stirling - 2 £55,000 - 1
Statistics
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2017, IT jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 38 (69.09%) Python
2 34 (61.82%) Machine Learning
3 27 (49.09%) Mathematics
3 27 (49.09%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (45.45%) Degree
5 21 (38.18%) SQL
6 20 (36.36%) R
7 19 (34.55%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (30.91%) MongoDB
9 16 (29.09%) Applied Mathematics
9 16 (29.09%) Apache Spark
10 15 (27.27%) NumPy
11 14 (25.45%) Algorithms
12 13 (23.64%) Visualisation
12 13 (23.64%) ETL
12 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (20.00%) Operations Research
13 11 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
14 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
14 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (18.18%) SciPy
14 10 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
14 10 (18.18%) MLlib
15 9 (16.36%) Prototyping
15 9 (16.36%) PhD
16 8 (14.55%) Linux
16 8 (14.55%) Java
16 8 (14.55%) Physics
16 8 (14.55%) Analytics
17 7 (12.73%) C

Statistics
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 16 (29.09%) Apache Spark
2 7 (12.73%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (3.64%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (3.64%) IaaS
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Network Security
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (49.09%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (34.55%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (30.91%) MongoDB
4 11 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 6 (10.91%) Big Data
6 6 (10.91%) Hadoop
7 3 (5.45%) DTS
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.64%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.64%) Power BI
9 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.82%) QlikView
9 1 (1.82%) Spotfire
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Games
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Data Scientist
2 5 (9.09%) ICT Director
3 4 (7.27%) Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) DBA
4 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
5 2 (3.64%) Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.64%) IT Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Test Leader
6 1 (1.82%) Data Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Data Analytics Specialist
6 1 (1.82%) Data Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Data Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Developer
6 1 (1.82%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) NumPy
2 10 (18.18%) MLlib
2 10 (18.18%) SciPy
3 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.91%) Django
4 4 (7.27%) D3.js
5 2 (3.64%) ggplot
5 2 (3.64%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (3.64%) TensorFlow
6 1 (1.82%) Kafka
6 1 (1.82%) Pandas
6 1 (1.82%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Algorithms
2 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) AIX
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) Machine Learning
2 27 (49.09%) Mathematics
3 16 (29.09%) Applied Mathematics
4 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.64%) ETL
4 13 (23.64%) Visualisation
5 11 (20.00%) Operations Research
6 10 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
7 9 (16.36%) Prototyping
8 8 (14.55%) Analytics
8 8 (14.55%) Physics
9 5 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
9 5 (9.09%) Information Architecture
9 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
10 4 (7.27%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (7.27%) Data Analytics
11 3 (5.45%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (5.45%) Database Security
11 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
11 3 (5.45%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (69.09%) Python
2 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 20 (36.36%) R
4 8 (14.55%) Java
5 7 (12.73%) C
6 5 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.64%) C#
8 2 (3.64%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.82%) Lua
9 1 (1.82%) Perl
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (45.45%) Degree
2 9 (16.36%) PhD
3 2 (3.64%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) IFRS
2 1 (1.82%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco
3 2 (3.64%) Dell
3 2 (3.64%) EMC
3 2 (3.64%) Google
3 2 (3.64%) Vertica
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Tableau
4 1 (1.82%) TIBCO