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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 90 88 98
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 5 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.94% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.98% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 8
Average salary £60,000 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.61% -16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £33,550 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.23% -
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
1213 1324 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.73% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 782 808 1007
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) SAS
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) Statistics
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 1 (9.09%) Economics
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Laserfiche
4 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) ArcObjects
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Image Processing
4 1 (9.09%) R

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (27.27%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Alfresco
2 1 (9.09%) ArcGIS
2 1 (9.09%) Documentum
2 1 (9.09%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) DOC1
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
3 1 (9.09%) FileMaker
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Economics
3 1 (9.09%) Life Science
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Sensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Content Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
2 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Image Processing
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
2 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) R
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Kofax
1 1 (9.09%) Laserfiche
1 1 (9.09%) Mapinfo
1 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago