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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 88 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 16 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.07% 1.08% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.14% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 4
Average salary £29,000 £30,625 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.30% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,575 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £43,500 £43,500
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
1436 1137 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.93% 94.83% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 951 706 818
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) SAS
3 11 (35.48%) Finance
4 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis
4 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (19.35%) Analytics
5 6 (19.35%) Data Reconciliation
6 5 (16.13%) Credit Risk
6 5 (16.13%) SPSS
6 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
6 5 (16.13%) MS Office
7 4 (12.90%) Change Management
7 4 (12.90%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) Banking
7 4 (12.90%) Retail
7 4 (12.90%) QA
7 4 (12.90%) SAS Macro
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
7 4 (12.90%) Base SAS
8 3 (9.68%) Reference Data
8 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
8 3 (9.68%) Marketing
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
9 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (6.45%) XML
9 2 (6.45%) UNIX
9 2 (6.45%) CRM
9 2 (6.45%) PhD

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (51.61%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.13%) SPSS
2 1 (3.23%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.23%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (3.23%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.90%) Base SAS
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mart
5 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.23%) OLAP
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) French Language
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Credit Risk
2 3 (9.68%) Reference Data
3 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) PMI
4 1 (3.23%) GIS
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Economics
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis
2 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (19.35%) Analytics
2 6 (19.35%) Data Reconciliation
3 4 (12.90%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.45%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) Data Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (3.23%) Customer Insight
5 1 (3.23%) Document Management
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.23%) ETL
5 1 (3.23%) SEO
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) SAS Macro
3 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) PhD
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Netezza
3 1 (3.23%) SmartFocus
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.23%) Alterian
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