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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 83 99 88
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 22 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.61% 0.59% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 0.62% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 6
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,800 £33,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
1285 1300 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.86% 95.31% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 848 835 764
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 26 January 2015.

Data Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 24 (51.06%) SQL
3 21 (44.68%) Data Analysis
4 20 (42.55%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (29.79%) SAS
6 12 (25.53%) Data Management
7 11 (23.40%) Banking
7 11 (23.40%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (23.40%) Data Quality
8 10 (21.28%) Analytics
8 10 (21.28%) Degree
9 9 (19.15%) Migration
10 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
10 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (17.02%) Data Migration
10 8 (17.02%) Data Mapping
11 7 (14.89%) PhD
12 6 (12.77%) Windows
12 6 (12.77%) MS Office
12 6 (12.77%) SAP
12 6 (12.77%) Retail
12 6 (12.77%) Time Management
12 6 (12.77%) Data Reconciliation
13 5 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (10.64%) Reference Data
13 5 (10.64%) Data Governance
13 5 (10.64%) Workflow
13 5 (10.64%) SAP MDM
14 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 14 (29.79%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) SAP MDM
2 2 (4.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) OLAP
3 1 (2.13%) MS Access
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.13%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.13%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) PowerDesigner
General
1 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Retail
4 4 (8.51%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) French Language
6 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
1 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Reference Data
3 4 (8.51%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.13%) PMI
5 1 (2.13%) Economics
5 1 (2.13%) Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Data Analysis
2 12 (25.53%) Data Management
3 10 (21.28%) Analytics
4 9 (19.15%) Migration
5 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (17.02%) Data Migration
5 8 (17.02%) Data Mapping
6 6 (12.77%) Time Management
6 6 (12.77%) Data Reconciliation
7 5 (10.64%) Data Governance
7 5 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (10.64%) Workflow
8 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (6.38%) Coaching
9 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.38%) ETL
10 2 (4.26%) Change Management
10 2 (4.26%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) VBA
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby
3 1 (2.13%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) PhD
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.26%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) SAP
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Reuters
4 3 (6.38%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.26%) Google
5 2 (4.26%) Tradeweb
5 2 (4.26%) Cognos
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago