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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 126 148 133
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 30 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 0.34% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.35% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 12
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,100 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +14.16%
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
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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 +21 22 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Aberdeen +3 3 - -
Glasgow +13 2 £34,500 - 1
Midlothian - 2 - -
Stirling - 1 - - 1
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (49.15%) Finance
2 28 (47.46%) SQL
3 24 (40.68%) Data Analysis
4 23 (38.98%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (28.81%) Data Management
5 17 (28.81%) SAS
6 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (20.34%) Banking
6 12 (20.34%) Degree
6 12 (20.34%) Data Quality
7 9 (15.25%) Analytics
7 9 (15.25%) Data Mapping
7 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
7 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
7 9 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (13.56%) Migration
8 8 (13.56%) Data Migration
9 7 (11.86%) Time Management
9 7 (11.86%) SAP
10 6 (10.17%) Windows
10 6 (10.17%) MS Office
10 6 (10.17%) PhD
10 6 (10.17%) Reference Data
10 6 (10.17%) Retail
10 6 (10.17%) Data Reconciliation
11 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (8.47%) Workflow
11 5 (8.47%) Data Governance
11 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
11 5 (8.47%) Oracle

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (28.81%) SAS
2 3 (5.08%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) FastStats
4 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) SAP MDM
2 2 (3.39%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.08%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.39%) MS Access
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.69%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.69%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.69%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) PowerDesigner
General
1 29 (49.15%) Finance
2 12 (20.34%) Banking
3 6 (10.17%) Retail
4 4 (6.78%) Retail Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) French Language
5 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.69%) CSS
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Reference Data
3 4 (6.78%) Credit Risk
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) GIS
5 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.69%) Derivative
6 1 (1.69%) Statistics
6 1 (1.69%) Economics
6 1 (1.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Data Analysis
2 17 (28.81%) Data Management
3 9 (15.25%) Analytics
3 9 (15.25%) Data Mapping
3 9 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (13.56%) Migration
4 8 (13.56%) Data Migration
5 7 (11.86%) Time Management
6 6 (10.17%) Data Reconciliation
7 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (8.47%) Workflow
7 5 (8.47%) Data Governance
7 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (5.08%) Coaching
9 3 (5.08%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.08%) ETL
10 2 (3.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) Ruby
2 1 (1.69%) SAS Macro
2 1 (1.69%) Python
2 1 (1.69%) VBA
2 1 (1.69%) Java
2 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) PhD
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.08%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) SAP
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Reuters
4 4 (6.78%) Bloomberg
5 3 (5.08%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.39%) Cognos
6 2 (3.39%) SmartFocus
6 2 (3.39%) Tradeweb
6 2 (3.39%) Alterian
6 2 (3.39%) Unica
6 2 (3.39%) Google
7 1 (1.69%) Adobe
7 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
Stirlingshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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