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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 134 144
Rank change year-on-year +15 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 22 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.94% 1.01% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.12% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 8
Median salary £44,500 £37,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.66% -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £32,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,650 £60,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £44,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.60% +10.62%  

Statistics 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 2131 2678 2747
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.22% 90.47% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1729 1674
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £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%  

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Statistics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 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 13 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Glasgow +19 5 £50,000 - 1
Dundee - 3 £44,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Statistics
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) Data Analysis
2 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (35.29%) Degree
3 12 (35.29%) Oracle
4 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
5 9 (26.47%) Python
5 9 (26.47%) Mathematics
5 9 (26.47%) Analytics
6 8 (23.53%) Database Security
6 8 (23.53%) Network Security
6 8 (23.53%) ITIL V3
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 8 (23.53%) DTS
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 8 (23.53%) ITIL
6 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
6 8 (23.53%) AIX
7 7 (20.59%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) SAS
8 6 (17.65%) Data Mining
8 6 (17.65%) Machine Learning
9 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
9 5 (14.71%) R
9 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (11.76%) Legal
10 4 (11.76%) Validation
10 4 (11.76%) Risk Management

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 6 (17.65%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (8.82%) Google Compute Engine
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Network Security
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) NAS
2 3 (8.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) DTS
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (17.65%) Data Mining
3 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.94%) SAS EBI
5 1 (2.94%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Star Schema
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Legal
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (38.24%) Data Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Data Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Data Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Data Scientist
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.88%) D3.js
1 2 (5.88%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Credit Risk
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) AIX
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Data Analysis
2 9 (26.47%) Analytics
2 9 (26.47%) Mathematics
3 8 (23.53%) Database Security
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL V3
4 6 (17.65%) Machine Learning
5 4 (11.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 4 (11.76%) Benchmarking
5 4 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (11.76%) ETL
5 4 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (11.76%) Numerical Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
5 4 (11.76%) Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Analytics
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Validation
6 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) Python
3 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 5 (14.71%) R
5 4 (11.76%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Terminal Server
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) Google
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
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Salary: £55000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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