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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 88 95 70
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 18 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 0.97% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.01% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 13
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £30,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £30,000
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
1308 1480 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.92% 96.17% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 789 941 646
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
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 31 March 2015.

Data Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 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 (56.10%) Finance
2 20 (48.78%) Data Analysis
3 17 (41.46%) Data Management
4 16 (39.02%) SQL
5 11 (26.83%) Data Quality
6 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (19.51%) Data Mapping
7 8 (19.51%) SAP
7 8 (19.51%) SAS
7 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
7 8 (19.51%) Workflow
7 8 (19.51%) Migration
8 7 (17.07%) SAP MDM
8 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (17.07%) Data Migration
8 7 (17.07%) Degree
8 7 (17.07%) Data Governance
9 6 (14.63%) Time Management
9 6 (14.63%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (14.63%) Windows
9 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
9 6 (14.63%) Banking
10 5 (12.20%) Investment Management
10 5 (12.20%) Analytics
11 4 (9.76%) Data Reconciliation
11 4 (9.76%) Reference Data
11 4 (9.76%) PhD
11 4 (9.76%) MS Office
11 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 8 (19.51%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) SAP MDM
2 2 (4.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) PowerDesigner
General
1 23 (56.10%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.88%) Front Office
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.88%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Derivative
4 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Data Analysis
2 17 (41.46%) Data Management
3 8 (19.51%) Workflow
3 8 (19.51%) Migration
3 8 (19.51%) Data Mapping
3 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (17.07%) Data Governance
4 7 (17.07%) Data Migration
5 6 (14.63%) Time Management
5 6 (14.63%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (12.20%) Investment Management
6 5 (12.20%) Analytics
7 4 (9.76%) Data Reconciliation
7 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.88%) Validation
9 2 (4.88%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) R
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) SAP
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Reuters
2 4 (9.76%) Bloomberg
3 3 (7.32%) Tradeweb
4 2 (4.88%) Cognos
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.44%) Charles River
5 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
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