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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 95 81 82
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 17 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 0.90% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.94% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 2
Average salary £32,500 £30,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% -25.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £26,350 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £54,200 £44,250
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
1440 1275 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.00% 95.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 951 818 864
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 October 2014.

Data Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 26 (81.25%) SQL
2 20 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (46.88%) SAS
4 14 (43.75%) Finance
5 8 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 7 (21.88%) Banking
6 7 (21.88%) Retail
6 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (21.88%) Analytics
7 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (18.75%) Retail Banking
8 5 (15.63%) SPSS
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle
9 4 (12.50%) MS Office
9 4 (12.50%) Degree
9 4 (12.50%) Credit Risk
9 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
10 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
10 3 (9.38%) PhD
10 3 (9.38%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (6.25%) Star Schema
11 2 (6.25%) ISEB
11 2 (6.25%) CRM
11 2 (6.25%) FTP
11 2 (6.25%) OLAP
11 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
11 2 (6.25%) XML
11 2 (6.25%) UNIX
11 2 (6.25%) ETL

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (46.88%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) SPSS
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (6.25%) Star Schema
3 2 (6.25%) OLAP
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) Data Mart
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (3.13%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
2 7 (21.88%) Retail
3 6 (18.75%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) French Language
5 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Economics
4 1 (3.13%) GIS
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 7 (21.88%) Analytics
3 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) ETL
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Data Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) Data Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
6 1 (3.13%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Customer Insight
6 1 (3.13%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (3.13%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) SAS Macro
3 1 (3.13%) R
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
3 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) PhD
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) SmartFocus
3 1 (3.13%) Netezza
3 1 (3.13%) Alterian
3 1 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
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