The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 84 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 11 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.85% 1.14% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.34% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 5
Average salary £24,000 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £25,750 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,769 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
Data Analysis
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1122 1348 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.24% 85.70% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 669 874 517
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Edinburgh region.

Data Analysis Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Data Analysis Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Analysis.

1 23 (74.19%) Finance
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) SAP
4 9 (29.03%) Data Mapping
4 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (25.81%) Analytics
5 8 (25.81%) Data Modelling
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) Data Management
6 7 (22.58%) Banking
6 7 (22.58%) Migration
6 7 (22.58%) SAS
6 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
6 7 (22.58%) Data Quality
6 7 (22.58%) Time Management
6 7 (22.58%) Data Migration
7 6 (19.35%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (19.35%) Degree
7 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (19.35%) Data Governance
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle
7 6 (19.35%) SAP MDM
7 6 (19.35%) Workflow
7 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) Project Management
8 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.13%) Tableau
8 5 (16.13%) Predictive Analytics

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) SPSS
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) SAP MDM
2 1 (3.23%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.90%) Spotfire
2 4 (12.90%) QlikView
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (74.19%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Analyst
2 19 (61.29%) Data Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Data Migration Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) SAP Data Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) SAP Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Master Data Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Data Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Report Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Data Scientist
7 1 (3.23%) MI Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Data Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.45%) Statistics
3 2 (6.45%) iPad
3 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Physics
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Tandem
4 1 (3.23%) Economics
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Data Mapping
2 8 (25.81%) Analytics
2 8 (25.81%) Data Modelling
2 8 (25.81%) Data Management
3 7 (22.58%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) Time Management
3 7 (22.58%) Data Migration
4 6 (19.35%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (19.35%) Data Governance
4 6 (19.35%) Workflow
4 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) Predictive Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
6 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) Data Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) Coaching
6 4 (12.90%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) VBA
3 2 (6.45%) C
4 1 (3.23%) R
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) SAP
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) Tableau
5 3 (9.68%) Business Objects
6 2 (6.45%) Cognos
7 1 (3.23%) Google
7 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.23%) Charles River
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