Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 116 125
Rank change year-on-year +34 +9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 76 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.81% 0.86% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 0.90% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 29
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% -21.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,000 £45,400
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +23.08%

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 2599 2224 2912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.37% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1589 1464 1864
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 68 (89.47%) SQL
2 65 (85.53%) Finance
3 57 (75.00%) Banking
4 56 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (65.79%) Retail Banking
6 49 (64.47%) Data Management
7 47 (61.84%) Infrastructure Management
8 45 (59.21%) SAS
9 37 (48.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (43.42%) Data Mining
11 31 (40.79%) Teradata
12 27 (35.53%) Data Analysis
13 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (14.47%) Tableau
15 9 (11.84%) Degree
15 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
15 9 (11.84%) Python
16 8 (10.53%) ETL
16 8 (10.53%) R
16 8 (10.53%) Big Data
17 6 (7.89%) Visualisation
17 6 (7.89%) Oracle
18 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
18 5 (6.58%) QlikView
18 5 (6.58%) Credit Risk
18 5 (6.58%) Base SAS
18 5 (6.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
18 5 (6.58%) Mathematics
18 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
18 5 (6.58%) Data Governance

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 45 (59.21%) SAS
2 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (43.42%) Data Mining
2 8 (10.53%) Big Data
3 5 (6.58%) Base SAS
3 5 (6.58%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.58%) QlikView
3 5 (6.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (5.26%) Power BI
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.32%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) OLAP
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 65 (85.53%) Finance
2 57 (75.00%) Banking
3 50 (65.79%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Games
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
1 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.32%) WCF
1 1 (1.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.58%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Unix
2 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (64.47%) Data Management
3 47 (61.84%) Infrastructure Management
4 37 (48.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (35.53%) Data Analysis
6 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
7 8 (10.53%) ETL
8 6 (7.89%) Visualisation
9 5 (6.58%) Analytics
9 5 (6.58%) Data Governance
9 5 (6.58%) Mathematics
10 4 (5.26%) Customer Insight
10 4 (5.26%) Validation
11 3 (3.95%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (3.95%) Data Mapping
11 3 (3.95%) Data Transformation
11 3 (3.95%) Demand Management
11 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.95%) Statistical Analysis
11 3 (3.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (89.47%) SQL
2 9 (11.84%) Python
3 8 (10.53%) R
4 4 (5.26%) VBA
5 3 (3.95%) MATLAB
6 2 (2.63%) Java
7 1 (1.32%) C#
7 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) PhD
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Teradata
2 11 (14.47%) Tableau
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) Google
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.95%) Minitab
6 2 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Cognos
7 1 (1.32%) Informatica
7 1 (1.32%) Vertica