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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 92 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 20 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.26% 1.07% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.11% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 8
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £30,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -5.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,575
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £33,250 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
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
1490 1436 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.71% 95.93% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 971 951 706
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

Data Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 11 (34.38%) Business Analysis
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (28.13%) SAS
6 8 (25.00%) Data Management
7 7 (21.88%) Degree
7 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
7 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (18.75%) Analytics
8 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.63%) Data Mining
10 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (12.50%) Fund Management
10 4 (12.50%) Wealth Management
10 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
10 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
11 3 (9.38%) SDLC
11 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (9.38%) Banking
11 3 (9.38%) Marketing
12 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (6.25%) Fund Accounting
12 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
12 2 (6.25%) Validation
12 2 (6.25%) CRM
12 2 (6.25%) Front Office
12 2 (6.25%) Back Office

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (28.13%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Data Mining
2 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) RequisitePro
1 1 (3.13%) PowerDesigner
General
1 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Front Office
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Statistics
2 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) iPad
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 11 (34.38%) Business Analysis
3 8 (25.00%) Data Management
4 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
4 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (18.75%) Analytics
5 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 4 (12.50%) Fund Management
6 4 (12.50%) Wealth Management
7 3 (9.38%) SDLC
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) SEO
8 2 (6.25%) Validation
8 2 (6.25%) UML
8 2 (6.25%) CRM
8 2 (6.25%) Fund Accounting
8 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Informatica
2 1 (3.13%) Charles River
2 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £28000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago