The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 111 140 131
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 28 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.23% 0.65% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.68% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 14
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,275 £31,250 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%

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
2177 2781 2945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.99% 95.57% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1779 1862
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +21 18 £32,500 -45.83% 6
Glasgow +24 9 £35,000 -6.66% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £36,400 -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Data Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) Data Analysis
3 16 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (35.14%) Analytics
4 13 (35.14%) Finance
5 12 (32.43%) Statistics
5 12 (32.43%) Oracle
5 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
6 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
6 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.92%) SAS
8 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
8 7 (18.92%) Degree
9 6 (16.22%) Network Security
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (16.22%) Database Security
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL
9 6 (16.22%) AIX
9 6 (16.22%) DTS
9 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
9 6 (16.22%) Marketing
9 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (13.51%) GIS
10 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (13.51%) Python
10 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
10 5 (13.51%) MySQL
10 5 (13.51%) Perl

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) SAS
2 4 (10.81%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) SPSS
3 1 (2.70%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (16.22%) DTS
3 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) Big Data
4 5 (13.51%) GIS
4 5 (13.51%) MySQL
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.81%) Data Mining
5 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
5 4 (10.81%) QGIS
6 3 (8.11%) Apache Hive
6 3 (8.11%) MS Access
7 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.41%) OLAP
7 2 (5.41%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (2.70%) Power BI
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Marketing
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.41%) Retail
6 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Google Maps API
2 3 (8.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) AIX
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Data Analysis
2 13 (35.14%) Analytics
3 12 (32.43%) Statistics
4 6 (16.22%) Database Security
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
5 5 (13.51%) Data Analytics
5 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.51%) Open Source
6 4 (10.81%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 4 (10.81%) CRM
6 4 (10.81%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Web Development
7 3 (8.11%) Data Management
7 3 (8.11%) KYC
7 3 (8.11%) Marketing Automation
7 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
8 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.41%) ETL
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.51%) Perl
3 5 (13.51%) PHP
3 5 (13.51%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) R
4 4 (10.81%) C++
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Norkom
4 1 (2.70%) RapidMiner
4 1 (2.70%) Tableau
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