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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 132 133 138
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 29 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 0.73% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.77% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 14
Average salary £32,500 £35,750 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +36.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £30,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,400 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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
3079 3137 3061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.80% 95.55% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2028 2006 2180
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 November 2014.

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 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 23 £32,500 -36.27% 8
Aberdeen +13 2 £45,000 +42.85%
Stirling -13 2 £47,500 +53.22%
Glasgow -9 1 £28,500 -16.17%
Midlothian - 1 - -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 35 (57.38%) SQL
2 31 (50.82%) Finance
3 24 (39.34%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (26.23%) Data Analysis
4 16 (26.23%) SAS
5 12 (19.67%) Banking
6 11 (18.03%) Degree
6 11 (18.03%) Analytics
7 10 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
8 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
8 8 (13.11%) XML
8 8 (13.11%) Data Management
9 7 (11.48%) Data Architecture
10 6 (9.84%) Retail
10 6 (9.84%) Derivative
10 6 (9.84%) MS Office
10 6 (9.84%) Oracle
10 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
10 6 (9.84%) PhD
10 6 (9.84%) PowerDesigner
11 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.20%) ERwin
11 5 (8.20%) UML
11 5 (8.20%) VB
11 5 (8.20%) Fixed Income
11 5 (8.20%) Retail Banking
11 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
11 5 (8.20%) Credit Risk

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 16 (26.23%) SAS
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) FastStats
3 2 (3.28%) SPSS
4 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) MS Access
4 2 (3.28%) Star Schema
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (3.28%) OLAP
4 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.28%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.28%) Data Mart
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.64%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) PowerDesigner
2 5 (8.20%) ERwin
General
1 31 (50.82%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Retail
4 5 (8.20%) Retail Banking
5 4 (6.56%) Marketing
6 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Law
7 1 (1.64%) French Language
7 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (39.34%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Derivative
3 5 (8.20%) Fixed Income
3 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.20%) Credit Risk
4 4 (6.56%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.28%) Economics
5 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.64%) PMI
6 1 (1.64%) Statistics
6 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) UNIX
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Data Analysis
2 11 (18.03%) Analytics
3 10 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
4 8 (13.11%) Data Management
5 7 (11.48%) Data Architecture
6 5 (8.20%) Metadata Management
6 5 (8.20%) UML
7 4 (6.56%) ETL
7 4 (6.56%) Data Reconciliation
8 3 (4.92%) Coaching
8 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (3.28%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL
9 2 (3.28%) Customer Insight
9 2 (3.28%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) VB
3 2 (3.28%) VBA
3 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.28%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) Java
4 1 (1.64%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.64%) Ruby
4 1 (1.64%) SAS Macro
4 1 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) PhD
3 2 (3.28%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.92%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.28%) SAP
4 2 (3.28%) Cognos
4 2 (3.28%) Reuters
4 2 (3.28%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.28%) Alterian
4 2 (3.28%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) SmartFocus
5 1 (1.64%) Netezza
5 1 (1.64%) Unica
5 1 (1.64%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (1.64%) Sybase
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe
5 1 (1.64%) Informatica
5 1 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
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