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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 130 147 145
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 32 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 0.58% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 13
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £52,000 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
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
2950 3096 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.06% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1974 2148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 +10 22 £32,500 -36.27% 5
Aberdeen +12 5 £45,000 +42.85%
Glasgow -4 2 £28,750 -15.44% 2
Midlothian - 2 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (55.17%) Finance
2 31 (53.45%) SQL
3 23 (39.66%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (29.31%) SAS
4 17 (29.31%) Data Analysis
5 14 (24.14%) Banking
6 11 (18.97%) Data Management
7 10 (17.24%) Analytics
7 10 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (17.24%) Degree
8 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
9 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (12.07%) Migration
11 6 (10.34%) Data Migration
11 6 (10.34%) Data Quality
11 6 (10.34%) PhD
11 6 (10.34%) Retail
12 5 (8.62%) Credit Risk
12 5 (8.62%) Reference Data
12 5 (8.62%) Retail Banking
12 5 (8.62%) Marketing
12 5 (8.62%) Windows
12 5 (8.62%) Data Mapping
12 5 (8.62%) Data Reconciliation
12 5 (8.62%) Time Management
12 5 (8.62%) MS Office
12 5 (8.62%) Oracle
13 4 (6.90%) Business Objects
13 4 (6.90%) SQL Server

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (29.31%) SAS
2 3 (5.17%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
3 3 (5.17%) FastStats
4 1 (1.72%) SPSS
4 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) MS Access
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.72%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.72%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.72%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.72%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (3.45%) ERwin
General
1 32 (55.17%) Finance
2 14 (24.14%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Retail
4 5 (8.62%) Retail Banking
4 5 (8.62%) Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.72%) French Language
6 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (39.66%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Credit Risk
2 5 (8.62%) Reference Data
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) GIS
3 3 (5.17%) Derivative
4 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.72%) Economics
5 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.72%) PMI
5 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Data Analysis
2 11 (18.97%) Data Management
3 10 (17.24%) Analytics
4 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.07%) Migration
6 6 (10.34%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.62%) Data Mapping
7 5 (8.62%) Time Management
7 5 (8.62%) Data Reconciliation
8 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.17%) ETL
9 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.17%) Coaching
9 3 (5.17%) Customer Insight
9 3 (5.17%) Data Architecture
10 2 (3.45%) Customer Analysis
10 2 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 31 (53.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) VB
2 2 (3.45%) VBA
2 2 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) Python
3 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.72%) Ruby
3 1 (1.72%) SAS Macro
3 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) PhD
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.17%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.17%) Alterian
4 3 (5.17%) SmartFocus
5 2 (3.45%) Unica
5 2 (3.45%) Google
5 2 (3.45%) Reuters
5 2 (3.45%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) Cognos
6 1 (1.72%) Sybase
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) Informatica
6 1 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.72%) Netezza
6 1 (1.72%) Wall Street Systems
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