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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 94 72 75
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 18 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 1.57% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.88% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 11
Average salary £45,000 £55,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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
1257 1117 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.80% 83.48% 81.18%
Number of salaries quoted 839 711 720
Average salary £42,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

Data Analysis Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) SAS
4 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (27.27%) Analytics
6 7 (21.21%) Java
6 7 (21.21%) Degree
6 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
7 6 (18.18%) Marketing
7 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
8 5 (15.15%) Statistics
8 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
9 4 (12.12%) French Language
9 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
9 4 (12.12%) Web Analytics
9 4 (12.12%) Google
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (12.12%) SPSS
9 4 (12.12%) C#
9 4 (12.12%) Retail
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.09%) Banking
10 3 (9.09%) C++
10 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
10 3 (9.09%) Python
10 3 (9.09%) PHP

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SPSS
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
1 2 (6.06%) WebTrends
2 1 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) OLAP
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) French Language
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 3 (9.09%) Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Front Office
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.03%) Legal
6 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Data Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Web Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Data Scientist
5 2 (6.06%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Change Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Pandas
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
3 5 (15.15%) Statistics
3 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.09%) Data Extraction
5 2 (6.06%) Economics
6 1 (3.03%) GIS
6 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.03%) Clustering
6 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Analytics
2 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (12.12%) Web Analytics
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.09%) ETL
5 3 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Customer Analytics
5 3 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 3 (9.09%) MapReduce
5 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Coaching
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
4 3 (9.09%) Ruby
4 3 (9.09%) R
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Google
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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