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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 147 143
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 25 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.94% 0.63% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.69% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 15
Median salary £41,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £22,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,000 £43,145
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25%  

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 2439 2617 2809
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.49% 91.54% 89.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1562 1474 1762
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 18 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Glasgow +10 6 £41,500 +88.63% 4
Statistics
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 23 (45.10%) Mathematics
2 22 (43.14%) Degree
2 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 21 (41.18%) Python
4 17 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (31.37%) Data Analysis
6 15 (29.41%) Machine Learning
6 15 (29.41%) Analytics
7 14 (27.45%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (27.45%) MongoDB
8 12 (23.53%) Finance
8 12 (23.53%) Oracle
9 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
10 10 (19.61%) Statistical Analysis
10 10 (19.61%) Applied Mathematics
11 9 (17.65%) Operations Research
11 9 (17.65%) R
11 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
12 8 (15.69%) ETL
12 8 (15.69%) SAS
12 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
12 8 (15.69%) ITIL
12 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
12 8 (15.69%) AIX
12 8 (15.69%) DTS
12 8 (15.69%) ITIL V3
12 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (15.69%) Visualisation
12 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 8 (15.69%) SAS
2 6 (11.76%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.92%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (3.92%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Network Security
2 3 (5.88%) NAS
2 3 (5.88%) SAN
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) MongoDB
1 14 (27.45%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (15.69%) DTS
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.76%) Data Mining
4 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.92%) Big Data
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Legal
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Data Scientist
3 10 (19.61%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) DBA
4 5 (9.80%) ICT Director
4 5 (9.80%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.88%) Data Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Marketing Data Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.92%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) NumPy
2 5 (9.80%) MLlib
2 5 (9.80%) SciPy
3 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.84%) D3.js
3 4 (7.84%) Django
4 1 (1.96%) Kafka
4 1 (1.96%) Pandas
4 1 (1.96%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) AIX
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Mathematics
2 16 (31.37%) Data Analysis
3 15 (29.41%) Analytics
3 15 (29.41%) Machine Learning
4 10 (19.61%) Applied Mathematics
4 10 (19.61%) Statistical Analysis
5 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (17.65%) Operations Research
6 8 (15.69%) Database Security
6 8 (15.69%) ETL
6 8 (15.69%) ITIL
6 8 (15.69%) ITIL V3
6 8 (15.69%) Visualisation
7 6 (11.76%) Project Management
8 5 (9.80%) Data Analytics
8 5 (9.80%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (9.80%) Information Architecture
8 5 (9.80%) Programme Management
8 5 (9.80%) Prototyping
8 5 (9.80%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 21 (41.18%) Python
3 9 (17.65%) R
4 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.80%) C
5 5 (9.80%) MATLAB
6 3 (5.88%) Java
7 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (7.84%) PhD
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) Vertica
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