The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 90 81
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 20 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.79% 0.45% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.48% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 9
Median salary £41,250 £63,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.78% +48.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £60,650 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,850 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 1066 1251 1298
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.35% 93.29% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 690 837 787
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in Edinburgh

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
4 10 (41.67%) Analytics
5 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (25.00%) Python
6 6 (25.00%) Statistics
6 6 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.83%) Open Source
7 5 (20.83%) Google
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 5 (20.83%) SAS
8 4 (16.67%) GIS
8 4 (16.67%) ArcGIS
8 4 (16.67%) MySQL
8 4 (16.67%) C++
8 4 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) Perl
8 4 (16.67%) PHP
8 4 (16.67%) ETL
8 4 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) Marketing
8 4 (16.67%) Web Development
8 4 (16.67%) Banking
8 4 (16.67%) Hadoop
8 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
8 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 4 (16.67%) Google Maps API
8 4 (16.67%) Algorithms

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (20.83%) SAS
2 4 (16.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 4 (16.67%) GIS
2 4 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) QGIS
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (8.33%) Power BI
4 2 (8.33%) QlikView
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.17%) MS Access
5 1 (4.17%) Spotfire
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
3 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Fintech
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 10 (41.67%) Analytics
3 6 (25.00%) Statistics
4 5 (20.83%) Open Source
5 4 (16.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) ETL
5 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 4 (16.67%) Web Development
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) KYC
7 2 (8.33%) Marketing Automation
8 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.17%) Decision Tree
8 1 (4.17%) Internal Audit
8 1 (4.17%) Peer-to-Peer Lending
8 1 (4.17%) Regression Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) C++
3 4 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) R
4 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) F#
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Google
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Norkom
3 1 (4.17%) Platfora
3 1 (4.17%) Tableau
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago