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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 134 135 135
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 31 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 0.87% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.92% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 14
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -4.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
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
3110 3487 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.04% 94.78% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2237 1879
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 18 £40,000 +37.93% 10
Glasgow -2 6 £40,500 +68.75%
Stirling +10 4 - - 1
Inverclyde - 2 £38,750 -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (52.94%) Finance
2 20 (39.22%) Data Analysis
2 20 (39.22%) SQL
3 16 (31.37%) Data Management
3 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (29.41%) Business Analysis
5 13 (25.49%) SAS
5 13 (25.49%) Data Modelling
6 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (21.57%) Banking
6 11 (21.57%) Analytics
7 10 (19.61%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (13.73%) Software Delivery
10 7 (13.73%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (13.73%) Degree
11 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 6 (11.76%) Data Analytics
12 5 (9.80%) Data Structures
12 5 (9.80%) Logical Data Model
12 5 (9.80%) Data Architecture
12 5 (9.80%) Data Mapping
12 5 (9.80%) Marketing
12 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
12 5 (9.80%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (9.80%) Project Management
13 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
13 4 (7.84%) Validation

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (25.49%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
2 5 (9.80%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) QlikView
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) RequisitePro
General
1 27 (52.94%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Billing
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Front Office
4 2 (3.92%) Back Office
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.88%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.92%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.92%) Equities
5 2 (3.92%) Derivative
6 1 (1.96%) Statistics
6 1 (1.96%) iPad
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Data Analysis
2 16 (31.37%) Data Management
3 15 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 13 (25.49%) Data Modelling
5 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (21.57%) Analytics
6 10 (19.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (13.73%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (13.73%) Software Delivery
9 6 (11.76%) Data Analytics
10 5 (9.80%) Logical Data Model
10 5 (9.80%) Data Mapping
10 5 (9.80%) Data Architecture
10 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.80%) Project Management
11 4 (7.84%) Validation
11 4 (7.84%) Dimensional Modelling
11 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) VBA
3 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Cognos
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.88%) Reuters
1 3 (5.88%) Bloomberg
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Charles River
3 1 (1.96%) Pega
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