Data Analysis Jobs in Scotland

Data Analysis
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 6 months to 18 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
18 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 124 103 96
Rank change year-on-year -21 -7 +48
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 195 137 160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.94% 2.85% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 3.04% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52 42 103
10th Percentile £31,375 - £34,500
25th Percentile £42,439 £30,500 £38,635
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £37,202 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +47.84% -22.50% +5.49%
75th Percentile £59,500 £67,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £62,375 £75,000 £63,567
UK median annual salary £52,500 £54,377 £54,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +0.70% +8.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

Data Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,160 4,513 5,167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 93.02% 94.02% 91.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,417 2,255 2,772
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,625 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,810 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.19% +10.11% +7.69%
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,600 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.57% +2.50% +9.09%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Scotland

Data Analysis
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis in Scotland.

Salary trend for Data Analysis in Scotland

Data Analysis
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analysis in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Data Analysis in Scotland

Data Analysis
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 April 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Glasgow -24 168 £55,000 +50.64% 7
Edinburgh +4 13 £43,586 -31.63% 10
Aberdeen -11 6 £52,500 +69.35% 2
West Lothian - 3 £30,000 - 1
Stirling -6 2 £32,500 - 2
South Ayrshire - 1 £65,000 - 2
Data Analysis
UK

Data Analysis
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (10.77%) Apache
2 18 (9.23%) Apache Spark
3 16 (8.21%) Confluence
4 10 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (8.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (8.72%) Windchill
3 10 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (8.72%) Teamcenter
2 11 (5.64%) Primavera
3 2 (1.03%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 96 (49.23%) AWS
2 43 (22.05%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (15.38%) Power Platform
4 7 (3.59%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (3.59%) Yammer
5 6 (3.08%) Azure
6 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.03%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (1.03%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (1.03%) Snowflake
7 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.23%) DSL
2 2 (1.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 32 (16.41%) Tableau
3 30 (15.38%) Power BI
4 28 (14.36%) Big Data
5 19 (9.74%) Data Lake
6 18 (9.23%) DB2
6 18 (9.23%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.03%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.03%) Metadata
8 1 (0.51%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.21%) JIRA
2 2 (1.03%) GitLab
2 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.03%) SonarQube
2 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.51%) Git
General
1 143 (73.33%) Finance
2 126 (64.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 126 (64.62%) Law
3 83 (42.56%) Marketing
4 50 (25.64%) Legal
5 47 (24.10%) Banking
6 42 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (20.00%) Presentation Skills
8 38 (19.49%) Social Skills
9 36 (18.46%) Financial Institution
9 36 (18.46%) Investment Banking
10 18 (9.23%) Games
11 7 (3.59%) Publishing
12 5 (2.56%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (1.03%) Aviation
13 2 (1.03%) Influencing Skills
14 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (34.36%) Software Engineer
2 46 (23.59%) AWS Engineer
2 46 (23.59%) AWS Software Engineer
3 39 (20.00%) Software Engineering Director
4 28 (14.36%) Data Engineer
5 27 (13.85%) Analyst
6 21 (10.77%) Technology Director
7 19 (9.74%) Lead
8 18 (9.23%) Principal Engineer
8 18 (9.23%) Principal Software Engineer
9 17 (8.72%) Configuration Specialist
10 14 (7.18%) Python Engineer
10 14 (7.18%) Python Software Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) User Experience Researcher
12 10 (5.13%) Principal Modelling Engineer
13 9 (4.62%) Big Data Engineer
13 9 (4.62%) Big Data Software Engineer
13 9 (4.62%) Business Analyst
14 8 (4.10%) Risk Analyst
15 7 (3.59%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.77%) Apache NiFi
2 20 (10.26%) Kafka
3 2 (1.03%) .NET
3 2 (1.03%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.03%) CSS
3 2 (1.03%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.03%) HTML
3 2 (1.03%) HTML5
4 1 (0.51%) Keras
4 1 (0.51%) Matplotlib
4 1 (0.51%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 57 (29.23%) Cloud Native
2 51 (26.15%) Product Ownership
3 46 (23.59%) Algorithms
4 45 (23.08%) Onboarding
5 21 (10.77%) Taxonomies
6 20 (10.26%) Public Cloud
7 18 (9.23%) Management Information System
7 18 (9.23%) Market Risk
8 5 (2.56%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.03%) Distributed Systems
11 1 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.05%) Linux
2 2 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (59.49%) Software Engineering
2 106 (54.36%) Machine Learning
3 103 (52.82%) Agile
4 85 (43.59%) CI/CD
5 82 (42.05%) Data Pipeline
6 81 (41.54%) SDLC
7 79 (40.51%) Analytics
7 79 (40.51%) Artificial Intelligence
7 79 (40.51%) Operational Stability
8 66 (33.85%) ETL
9 61 (31.28%) Community of Practice
9 61 (31.28%) Decision-Making
10 59 (30.26%) Risk Management
11 53 (27.18%) Visualisation
12 51 (26.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 51 (26.15%) Problem-Solving
13 48 (24.62%) Business Intelligence
14 47 (24.10%) Business Analysis
14 47 (24.10%) Project Management
15 45 (23.08%) Client Onboarding
Programming Languages
1 103 (52.82%) Python
2 80 (41.03%) SQL
3 19 (9.74%) PL/SQL
4 18 (9.23%) Java
4 18 (9.23%) Scala
5 2 (1.03%) Bash
5 2 (1.03%) C
5 2 (1.03%) C#
5 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.03%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.51%) C++
6 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (12.82%) Degree
2 15 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.67%) Master's Degree
3 13 (6.67%) PhD
4 1 (0.51%) ACCA
4 1 (0.51%) CBAP
4 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.26%) SLA
2 17 (8.72%) PMO
3 4 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.05%) IFRS
3 4 (2.05%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.51%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (10.26%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.03%) Ansible
2 2 (1.03%) Grafana
2 2 (1.03%) Prometheus
2 2 (1.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 83 (42.56%) Databricks
2 23 (11.79%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.26%) Oracle
4 18 (9.23%) Alteryx
4 18 (9.23%) Cognos
4 18 (9.23%) Sybase
5 7 (3.59%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.59%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.03%) Sparx
7 1 (0.51%) CA
7 1 (0.51%) Informatica