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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 95 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 11 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.80% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.83% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 6
Average salary £31,000 £29,000 £30,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.89% -5.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,400 £34,875
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +4.61%
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
1358 1440 1165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.78% 95.87% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 891 956 737
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 £28,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 28 July 2015.

Data Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Data Management
2 9 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (25.00%) Analytics
4 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (20.83%) Data Mining
5 5 (20.83%) SAS
5 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Investment Management
7 3 (12.50%) Data Quality
7 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (12.50%) Workflow
8 2 (8.33%) Front Office
8 2 (8.33%) Back Office
8 2 (8.33%) SAP MDM
8 2 (8.33%) VBA
8 2 (8.33%) SAP
8 2 (8.33%) UML
8 2 (8.33%) Data Governance
8 2 (8.33%) Fund Accounting
8 2 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (8.33%) Validation
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (20.83%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Data Mining
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) RequisitePro
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Front Office
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
2 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Data Management
1 9 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 6 (25.00%) Analytics
2 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 3 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) Data Governance
6 2 (8.33%) Fund Accounting
6 2 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (4.17%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (4.17%) Fund Management
7 1 (4.17%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) VBA
3 1 (4.17%) R
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Tradeweb
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Reuters
2 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
2 1 (4.17%) Charles River
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