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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 132 143 139
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 30 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 0.90% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.95% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 11
Average salary £38,250 £29,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.89% -4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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
2967 3487 3106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.71% 94.81% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 2276 2048
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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 31 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 31 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
Edinburgh +1 14 £31,000 +9.73% 8
Glasgow +9 9 £39,000 +62.50% 2
Stirling -4 4 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £38,750 -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) Data Management
4 16 (31.37%) Data Analysis
5 15 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 11 (21.57%) Analytics
8 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (17.65%) SAS
9 9 (17.65%) Business Analysis
9 9 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (15.69%) Banking
10 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (13.73%) Data Quality
12 6 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (11.76%) Degree
12 6 (11.76%) Software Delivery
12 6 (11.76%) Data Analytics
13 5 (9.80%) Data Structures
13 5 (9.80%) Marketing
13 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (9.80%) Data Architecture
13 5 (9.80%) Project Management
13 5 (9.80%) VBA
13 5 (9.80%) Reuters
13 5 (9.80%) Bloomberg
13 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
13 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (7.84%) Workflow

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (17.65%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.88%) Big Data
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.96%) QlikView
6 1 (1.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) RequisitePro
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) 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
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) 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
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) UNIX
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Data Management
2 16 (31.37%) Data Analysis
3 12 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 11 (21.57%) Analytics
5 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 9 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (11.76%) Data Analytics
7 6 (11.76%) Software Delivery
7 6 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) Data Architecture
8 5 (9.80%) Project Management
8 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.84%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (7.84%) Workflow
9 4 (7.84%) Validation
9 4 (7.84%) Data Mapping
9 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) VBA
3 1 (1.96%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) R
3 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Reuters
1 5 (9.80%) Bloomberg
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Cognos
4 1 (1.96%) Charles River
4 1 (1.96%) Tradeweb
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