Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 75 117
Rank change year-on-year -54 +42 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 19 76 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.75% 2.80% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 2.91% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 14
Edinburgh median annual salary £27,500 £38,750 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.03% +24.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £45,000
Scotland median annual salary £33,250 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -16.88% +19.40% -16.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,397 2,613 2,235
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 96.31% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,464 1,582 1,452
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Data Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) Marketing
4 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Analytics
5 4 (21.05%) GDPR
5 4 (21.05%) Data Science
5 4 (21.05%) Decision-Making
5 4 (21.05%) CRM
5 4 (21.05%) SAS
5 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (21.05%) Data Extraction
5 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Database Tuning
6 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.79%) Pentaho
6 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
6 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (15.79%) MySQL
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling

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 4 (21.05%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
2 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (15.79%) Pentaho
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (5.26%) QlikView
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (31.58%) Marketing
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (21.05%) Data Extraction
3 4 (21.05%) Data Science
3 4 (21.05%) Decision-Making
3 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Actionable Insight
4 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Data Enrichment
4 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) Database Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Campaign Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
5 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (10.53%) Marketing Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Post-Campaign Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) R
3 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) GDPR
2 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) IBM