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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 134 146 146
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 21 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.65% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.69% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 6
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.20% +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
2845 3648 2988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.31% 94.93% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1797 2397 1800
Average salary £42,926 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.69% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,950
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 27 May 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 May 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 +9 13 £29,750 -13.76% 8
Glasgow +10 8 £39,000 +25.80% 1
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 21 (40.38%) Data Management
2 21 (40.38%) Data Analysis
3 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 11 (21.15%) Data Quality
5 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (17.31%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (17.31%) Data Mapping
6 9 (17.31%) Degree
6 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
6 9 (17.31%) Workflow
7 8 (15.38%) Migration
7 8 (15.38%) SAS
7 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (13.46%) SAP
8 7 (13.46%) SAP MDM
8 7 (13.46%) Data Governance
9 6 (11.54%) Data Migration
9 6 (11.54%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (11.54%) Time Management
9 6 (11.54%) Banking
9 6 (11.54%) Windows
9 6 (11.54%) VBA
10 5 (9.62%) MS Office
10 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
10 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (9.62%) Investment Management
11 4 (7.69%) Marketing
11 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (15.38%) SAS
2 3 (5.77%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) FastStats
4 1 (1.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.92%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) MS Access
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) QlikView
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Front Office
4 2 (3.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
1 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.77%) GIS
3 3 (5.77%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Data Management
1 21 (40.38%) Data Analysis
2 9 (17.31%) Data Mapping
2 9 (17.31%) Workflow
2 9 (17.31%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (15.38%) Migration
4 7 (13.46%) Data Governance
5 6 (11.54%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (11.54%) Data Migration
5 6 (11.54%) Time Management
6 5 (9.62%) Investment Management
6 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.69%) Analytics
8 3 (5.77%) Data Reconciliation
8 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.77%) CRM
8 3 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) VBA
3 1 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) R
3 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) SAP
3 4 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 4 (7.69%) Reuters
3 4 (7.69%) Bloomberg
4 3 (5.77%) Tradeweb
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.92%) Charles River
6 1 (1.92%) Alterian
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