The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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

Data Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 143 142
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 24 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.01% 0.66% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.69% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 12
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £30,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £48,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -9.77% +2.30%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2266 2736 3005
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.21% 95.07% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1703 1869
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,940 £58,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Scotland

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Scotland.

Salary trend for Data Analyst in Scotland

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in Scotland

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 16 £32,500 -45.83% 6
Glasgow +9 8 £35,000 - 1
Data Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Scotland region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (59.52%) SQL
2 22 (52.38%) Data Analysis
3 19 (45.24%) Finance
4 16 (38.10%) Analytics
5 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (30.95%) Statistics
6 13 (30.95%) Oracle
7 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Excel
8 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
10 6 (14.29%) Degree
10 6 (14.29%) Network Security
10 6 (14.29%) Database Security
10 6 (14.29%) ITIL V3
10 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 6 (14.29%) Python
10 6 (14.29%) DTS
10 6 (14.29%) SAS
10 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
10 6 (14.29%) ITIL
10 6 (14.29%) AIX
11 5 (11.90%) ETL
11 5 (11.90%) Google
11 5 (11.90%) Banking
11 5 (11.90%) Open Source
11 5 (11.90%) Anti-Money Laundering

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (14.29%) SAS
2 4 (9.52%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (14.29%) DTS
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.52%) Data Mining
4 4 (9.52%) GIS
4 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.52%) MySQL
4 4 (9.52%) QGIS
5 3 (7.14%) Apache Hive
5 3 (7.14%) Big Data
5 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.14%) MS Access
5 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.76%) OLAP
6 2 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (4.76%) Power BI
6 2 (4.76%) QlikView
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.76%) Retail
6 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.76%) Equities
3 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Fintech
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) AIX
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Data Analysis
2 16 (38.10%) Analytics
3 13 (30.95%) Statistics
4 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 6 (14.29%) Database Security
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 5 (11.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 5 (11.90%) ETL
6 5 (11.90%) Open Source
7 4 (9.52%) Data Analytics
7 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.52%) Project Management
7 4 (9.52%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) Visualisation
7 4 (9.52%) Web Development
8 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.14%) Data Management
8 3 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Python
2 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.52%) C++
3 4 (9.52%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) Perl
3 4 (9.52%) PHP
3 4 (9.52%) R
4 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.76%) VBA
6 1 (2.38%) F#
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) CCNA
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.76%) Reuters
5 1 (2.38%) Norkom
5 1 (2.38%) Platfora
5 1 (2.38%) Tableau
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