Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 110 125
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 55 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.05% 1.18% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.23% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 15
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -25.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £30,375 £26,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £52,500 £54,000
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +40.91% -12.00% +11.11%

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 2,581 2,106 2,623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.95% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,672 1,390 1,700
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £66,275
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 47 (85.45%) SQL
2 38 (69.09%) SAS
2 38 (69.09%) Finance
3 30 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (47.27%) Banking
5 22 (40.00%) Data Analysis
6 18 (32.73%) Data Management
7 17 (30.91%) Data Modelling
7 17 (30.91%) ETL
7 17 (30.91%) Tableau
8 16 (29.09%) Retail Banking
9 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (25.45%) Infrastructure Management
10 14 (25.45%) Oracle
10 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
11 13 (23.64%) Python
11 13 (23.64%) Data Mining
11 13 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (21.82%) Hadoop
13 11 (20.00%) Big Data
13 11 (20.00%) Degree
14 10 (18.18%) Teradata
14 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
15 8 (14.55%) QlikView
15 8 (14.55%) Visualisation
15 8 (14.55%) R
15 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
15 8 (14.55%) Data Science
16 7 (12.73%) Power BI
16 7 (12.73%) 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 38 (69.09%) SAS
2 6 (10.91%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.64%) Data Mining
3 12 (21.82%) Hadoop
4 11 (20.00%) Big Data
5 8 (14.55%) QlikView
5 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
6 7 (12.73%) Base SAS
6 7 (12.73%) Power BI
7 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.64%) MySQL
11 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.82%) HBase
11 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 38 (69.09%) Finance
2 26 (47.27%) Banking
3 16 (29.09%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) D3.js
1 1 (1.82%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 18 (32.73%) Data Management
4 17 (30.91%) Data Modelling
4 17 (30.91%) ETL
5 14 (25.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 13 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.55%) Data Science
7 8 (14.55%) Visualisation
8 7 (12.73%) Analytics
9 5 (9.09%) Customer Insight
9 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
9 5 (9.09%) Open Source
10 4 (7.27%) Creative Thinking
10 4 (7.27%) Data Analytics
10 4 (7.27%) Data Governance
10 4 (7.27%) Data Mapping
11 3 (5.45%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 3 (5.45%) Dashboard Development
11 3 (5.45%) Digital Analytics
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) SQL
2 13 (23.64%) Python
3 8 (14.55%) R
4 7 (12.73%) Java
5 5 (9.09%) MATLAB
6 4 (7.27%) VBA
7 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) C#
8 1 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (7.27%) PhD
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.82%) EMIR
2 1 (1.82%) FATCA
2 1 (1.82%) MiFID
2 1 (1.82%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Tableau
2 14 (25.45%) Oracle
3 10 (18.18%) Teradata
4 6 (10.91%) Google
5 5 (9.09%) Informatica
5 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.09%) Talend
6 3 (5.45%) Sybase
7 2 (3.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.82%) Apple
8 1 (1.82%) Capita
8 1 (1.82%) IBM
8 1 (1.82%) Minitab
8 1 (1.82%) Pega
8 1 (1.82%) Vertica