The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 89 92
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 25 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.05% 0.41% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 0.43% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 8
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -14.28% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1158 1158 1332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.94% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 714 667 838
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Data Analyst in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in Edinburgh

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Edinburgh region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (73.33%) SQL
2 30 (66.67%) Finance
3 19 (42.22%) Data Analysis
4 14 (31.11%) Analytics
5 13 (28.89%) Banking
5 13 (28.89%) Retail
6 12 (26.67%) Data Management
6 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (24.44%) Data Mining
7 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (24.44%) SAS
7 11 (24.44%) Retail Banking
7 11 (24.44%) Mathematics
7 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (20.00%) Python
10 8 (17.78%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (17.78%) Degree
11 7 (15.56%) Statistics
12 6 (13.33%) VBA
12 6 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
13 5 (11.11%) Linux
13 5 (11.11%) ETL
13 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
13 5 (11.11%) R
13 5 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 4 (8.89%) Tableau
14 4 (8.89%) Data Analytics

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 11 (24.44%) SAS
2 3 (6.67%) ArcGIS
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Data Mining
2 8 (17.78%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.67%) Apache Hive
5 3 (6.67%) Big Data
5 3 (6.67%) GIS
5 3 (6.67%) MySQL
5 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.67%) QGIS
6 2 (4.44%) QlikView
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.22%) Power BI
7 1 (2.22%) Spotfire
General
1 30 (66.67%) Finance
2 13 (28.89%) Banking
2 13 (28.89%) Retail
3 11 (24.44%) Retail Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Marketing
5 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Equities
2 3 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Data Analysis
2 14 (31.11%) Analytics
3 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (26.67%) Data Management
3 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Management
4 11 (24.44%) Mathematics
5 7 (15.56%) Statistics
6 6 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 5 (11.11%) ETL
8 4 (8.89%) Data Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Open Source
8 4 (8.89%) Time Management
8 4 (8.89%) Visualisation
9 3 (6.67%) Data Transformation
9 3 (6.67%) Fund Management
9 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.67%) Validation
9 3 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) Python
3 6 (13.33%) VBA
4 5 (11.11%) R
5 3 (6.67%) C++
5 3 (6.67%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 3 (6.67%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) F#
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Google
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Tableau
2 4 (8.89%) Teradata
3 3 (6.67%) Bloomberg
3 3 (6.67%) Minitab
3 3 (6.67%) Reuters
4 1 (2.22%) Norkom
4 1 (2.22%) Platfora
4 1 (2.22%) Vertica
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