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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 128 141 138
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 10 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.68% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.72% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 17
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,100 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £41,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
2278 2932 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.75% 95.44% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1897 2030
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 6 £29,500 -4.83% 3
Glasgow +15 3 £33,500 -2.89% 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 £36,400 -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Analytics
3 8 (27.59%) Data Analytics
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 8 (27.59%) MS Office
3 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
4 7 (24.14%) CRM
4 7 (24.14%) XML
4 7 (24.14%) C#
4 7 (24.14%) SPSS
4 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
4 7 (24.14%) Data Mining
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (24.14%) Marketing
5 6 (20.69%) Customer Insight
5 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.24%) SAS
6 5 (17.24%) Cognos
7 4 (13.79%) Finance
8 3 (10.34%) Python
8 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.34%) Degree
8 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
8 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.34%) Banking
8 3 (10.34%) Statistics
9 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
9 2 (6.90%) Visualisation

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 5 (17.24%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
1 8 (27.59%) MS Office
2 7 (24.14%) SPSS
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) Weka
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (24.14%) Data Mining
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) GIS
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) DTS
4 1 (3.45%) Impala
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) QlikView
4 1 (3.45%) Spatial Data
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (24.14%) Marketing
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Statistics
3 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Economics
4 1 (3.45%) FMCG
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Psychology
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Analytics
2 8 (27.59%) Data Analytics
3 7 (24.14%) CRM
3 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
4 6 (20.69%) Customer Insight
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) Information Management
6 2 (6.90%) Open Source
6 2 (6.90%) Open Source Development
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.45%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Marketing Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
3 7 (24.14%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.90%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) Perl
5 2 (6.90%) R
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Cognos
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) RapidMiner
2 1 (3.45%) Tableau
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