The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 81 96 79
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 20 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.49% 0.69% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.72% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 13
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £28,900 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,900 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +14.16%
Data Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1269 1388 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.49% 96.32% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 781 896 716
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Analyst Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Data Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title.

1 23 (54.76%) Finance
2 22 (52.38%) Data Analysis
3 19 (45.24%) SQL
4 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (30.95%) Data Management
6 12 (28.57%) Data Quality
7 11 (26.19%) SAS
8 9 (21.43%) Banking
9 8 (19.05%) Migration
9 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 8 (19.05%) SAP
9 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (19.05%) Data Migration
9 8 (19.05%) Data Mapping
10 7 (16.67%) Degree
10 7 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (16.67%) Data Governance
10 7 (16.67%) Analytics
10 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (16.67%) SAP MDM
10 7 (16.67%) Workflow
11 6 (14.29%) Windows
11 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 6 (14.29%) Time Management
11 6 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (11.90%) PhD
12 5 (11.90%) Retail
13 4 (9.52%) MS Office
13 4 (9.52%) Reuters
13 4 (9.52%) Bloomberg

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.19%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) SAP MDM
2 2 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) OLAP
3 1 (2.38%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) PowerDesigner
General
1 23 (54.76%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.38%) French Language
6 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Data Analysis
2 13 (30.95%) Data Management
3 8 (19.05%) Migration
3 8 (19.05%) Data Migration
3 8 (19.05%) Data Mapping
4 7 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 7 (16.67%) Analytics
4 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (16.67%) Workflow
5 6 (14.29%) Time Management
5 6 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (9.52%) Data Reconciliation
7 3 (7.14%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Investment Management
7 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) ETL
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) R
3 1 (2.38%) VBA
3 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) PhD
3 1 (2.38%) VCP4
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 8 (19.05%) SAP
2 4 (9.52%) Reuters
2 4 (9.52%) Bloomberg
3 3 (7.14%) Tradeweb
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Cognos
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) Google
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