The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 141 142 137
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 22 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.90% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.94% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 8
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £50,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £33,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +3.84%
Data Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2919 3501 3126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.44% 95.14% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 2319 2040
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Scotland region.

Data Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Data Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

Data Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 9 £39,000 +2.63% 4
Edinburgh 0 9 £31,000 +6.89% 6
Stirling -4 2 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £38,750 -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 19 (38.78%) Data Management
2 19 (38.78%) Data Analysis
3 18 (36.73%) Finance
4 12 (24.49%) Data Modelling
4 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (20.41%) Analytics
7 8 (16.33%) Degree
8 7 (14.29%) SAS
8 7 (14.29%) Data Quality
8 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (12.24%) Data Mapping
9 6 (12.24%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.24%) Reuters
9 6 (12.24%) Bloomberg
9 6 (12.24%) Data Mining
9 6 (12.24%) Workflow
9 6 (12.24%) Software Delivery
10 5 (10.20%) Data Analytics
10 5 (10.20%) VBA
10 5 (10.20%) Business Objects
10 5 (10.20%) Banking
10 5 (10.20%) Marketing
10 5 (10.20%) Investment Management
11 4 (8.16%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (8.16%) Data Integration

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.24%) Data Mining
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) QlikView
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) MS Access
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
2 5 (10.20%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Front Office
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Data Structures
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.16%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.08%) Statistics
3 2 (4.08%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.08%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Equities
4 1 (2.04%) Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) UNIX
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Data Management
1 19 (38.78%) Data Analysis
2 12 (24.49%) Data Modelling
3 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (20.41%) Analytics
5 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (12.24%) Software Delivery
6 6 (12.24%) Workflow
6 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.24%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) Data Mapping
7 5 (10.20%) Investment Management
7 5 (10.20%) Data Analytics
8 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.16%) Data Governance
8 4 (8.16%) Master Data Management
8 4 (8.16%) Metadata Management
8 4 (8.16%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (8.16%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) VBA
3 1 (2.04%) Python
3 1 (2.04%) R
3 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Reuters
1 6 (12.24%) Bloomberg
2 5 (10.20%) Business Objects
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Tradeweb
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) Cognos
6 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.04%) Charles River
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