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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 129 152 137
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 27 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.54% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.57% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 19
Average salary £41,250 £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.32% +23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,400 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
2923 3532 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.05% 95.51% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 2315 1709
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Edinburgh +10 18 £43,750 +25.00% 7
Glasgow +17 6 £41,250 +37.50% 2
Stirling - 3 £28,000 -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 23 (38.33%) SQL
2 23 (38.33%) Data Analysis
3 22 (36.67%) Data Management
4 13 (21.67%) Data Quality
5 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (18.33%) Degree
6 11 (18.33%) SAS
7 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 9 (15.00%) SAP
8 9 (15.00%) Workflow
8 9 (15.00%) Data Mapping
8 9 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (13.33%) Migration
9 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (11.67%) Windows
10 7 (11.67%) SAP MDM
10 7 (11.67%) Data Governance
10 7 (11.67%) Time Management
10 7 (11.67%) Data Migration
10 7 (11.67%) Banking
11 6 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (10.00%) Reuters
11 6 (10.00%) Bloomberg
11 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (10.00%) Analytics
12 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (8.33%) MS Office
12 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (18.33%) SAS
2 3 (5.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.33%) FastStats
4 1 (1.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) SAP MDM
2 2 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.00%) MS Access
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) PowerDesigner
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.33%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Back Office
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Reference Data
3 3 (5.00%) GIS
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Data Analysis
2 22 (36.67%) Data Management
3 9 (15.00%) Workflow
3 9 (15.00%) Data Mapping
3 9 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (13.33%) Migration
5 7 (11.67%) Time Management
5 7 (11.67%) Data Governance
5 7 (11.67%) Data Migration
6 6 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (10.00%) Analytics
6 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.33%) Investment Management
8 4 (6.67%) Data Reconciliation
9 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.00%) CRM
10 2 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) VBA
3 2 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) Ruby
4 1 (1.67%) R
4 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) SAP
3 6 (10.00%) Reuters
3 6 (10.00%) Bloomberg
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.00%) Tradeweb
6 2 (3.33%) SmartFocus
6 2 (3.33%) Alterian
6 2 (3.33%) Unica
6 2 (3.33%) Cognos
7 1 (1.67%) Charles River
7 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
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