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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 139 126 137
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 32 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.92% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.97% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 16
Average salary £29,000 £29,500 £30,695
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.69% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £40,000 £35,695
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +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
3502 2983 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.55% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 1967 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 -14 15 £29,000 -4.91% 3
Glasgow -5 13 £24,000 +6.66% 5
Stirling - 2 £46,250 - 1
Fife - 1 £30,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (45.61%) SQL
2 25 (43.86%) Finance
3 17 (29.82%) Data Analysis
4 15 (26.32%) SAS
5 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (14.04%) XML
6 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.28%) Banking
7 6 (10.53%) Data Architecture
7 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 6 (10.53%) Analytics
7 6 (10.53%) Data Reconciliation
8 5 (8.77%) Metadata Management
8 5 (8.77%) Fixed Income
8 5 (8.77%) SPSS
8 5 (8.77%) PowerDesigner
8 5 (8.77%) ERwin
8 5 (8.77%) UML
8 5 (8.77%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (8.77%) MS Office
8 5 (8.77%) VB
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle
8 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
8 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
8 5 (8.77%) Credit Risk
8 5 (8.77%) Degree
8 5 (8.77%) Data Management
8 5 (8.77%) Derivative
9 4 (7.02%) Computer Science

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (26.32%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.77%) SPSS
2 5 (8.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.75%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.75%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.75%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (7.02%) Base SAS
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.51%) Data Mart
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.75%) MS Access
5 1 (1.75%) OLAP
5 1 (1.75%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) PowerDesigner
1 5 (8.77%) ERwin
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
3 3 (5.26%) Law
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Arabic Language
5 1 (1.75%) French Language
5 1 (1.75%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Fixed Income
1 5 (8.77%) Derivative
1 5 (8.77%) Credit Risk
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.51%) Economics
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
5 1 (1.75%) GIS
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Statistics
5 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) UNIX
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Data Analysis
2 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
3 6 (10.53%) Data Architecture
3 6 (10.53%) Analytics
3 6 (10.53%) Data Reconciliation
4 5 (8.77%) Metadata Management
4 5 (8.77%) Data Management
4 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
4 5 (8.77%) UML
5 4 (7.02%) CRM
5 4 (7.02%) Change Management
5 4 (7.02%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (3.51%) ETL
7 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) VB
3 4 (7.02%) SAS Macro
4 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.51%) VBA
4 2 (3.51%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) PhD
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Google
3 2 (3.51%) Reuters
3 2 (3.51%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.75%) Alterian
4 1 (1.75%) Netezza
4 1 (1.75%) Wall Street Systems
4 1 (1.75%) SmartFocus
4 1 (1.75%) Informatica
4 1 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.75%) Sybase
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