The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 98 75 91
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 16 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 1.16% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.48% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 6
Average salary £43,000 £47,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% +40.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1400 876 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.23% 78.21% 73.65%
Number of salaries quoted 907 507 761
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Data Analysis
Scotland

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 16 April 2014.

Data Analysis Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (33.33%) SAS
3 9 (30.00%) Analytics
4 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (26.67%) Banking
5 7 (23.33%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) ETL
6 6 (20.00%) Marketing
6 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 5 (16.67%) OLAP
8 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (13.33%) Retail
8 4 (13.33%) Teradata
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (13.33%) SQL
8 4 (13.33%) SAP
8 4 (13.33%) ERwin
8 4 (13.33%) Informatica
8 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (13.33%) Data Architecture
8 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
8 4 (13.33%) Data Stewardship
9 3 (10.00%) Google Analytics
9 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (10.00%) SharePoint

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 10 (33.33%) SAS
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.67%) WebTrends
2 2 (6.67%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (16.67%) OLAP
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.67%) Base SAS
4 2 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) ERwin
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Marketing
4 4 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Data Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Data Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Information Architect
7 2 (6.67%) SAS Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Seismic Data Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (30.00%) Analytics
3 7 (23.33%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) ETL
4 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (13.33%) Data Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
6 4 (13.33%) Data Stewardship
7 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) ERP
7 3 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
8 2 (6.67%) Validation
8 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.67%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) Data Management
8 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.67%) Information Management
8 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) PMP
1 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Teradata
2 4 (13.33%) SAP
2 4 (13.33%) Informatica
3 3 (10.00%) Planview
3 3 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (6.67%) IBM