The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 319 329 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.37% 20.61% 18.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.75% 21.56% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 210 208 107
Average salary £40,750 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.23% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1343 1526 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.18% 95.61% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 870 1001 687
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Analyst Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 296 (51.75%) Finance
2 127 (22.20%) Banking
3 109 (19.06%) SQL
4 99 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
6 94 (16.43%) Degree
7 78 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 74 (12.94%) Microsoft
9 68 (11.89%) Windows
10 65 (11.36%) Business Analysis
11 57 (9.97%) SQL Server
12 56 (9.79%) Asset Management
13 51 (8.92%) Project Management
14 48 (8.39%) Linux
14 48 (8.39%) Retail
15 45 (7.87%) MS Excel
16 44 (7.69%) Software Testing
17 43 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
18 40 (6.99%) Systems Analysis
19 38 (6.64%) Investment Management
20 36 (6.29%) CISSP
21 34 (5.94%) ISEB
21 34 (5.94%) Java
22 33 (5.77%) VMware
22 33 (5.77%) Data Centre
23 32 (5.59%) Test Automation
24 30 (5.24%) QA
25 29 (5.07%) Information Security
25 29 (5.07%) Markit EDM
26 28 (4.90%) Firewall

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (4.02%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.15%) SAS
3 15 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.87%) WorkSite
6 4 (0.70%) IIS
7 2 (0.35%) CMS
7 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.35%) Lync
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) JBoss
8 1 (0.17%) CICS
8 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 45 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.85%) MS Office
3 16 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.52%) SPSS
5 3 (0.52%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 29 (5.07%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.57%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.87%) HiPortfolio
3 5 (0.87%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.52%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.35%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.17%) BPCS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.17%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) Finacle
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.90%) Firewall
2 20 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (2.62%) Network Security
4 13 (2.27%) Intranet
5 11 (1.92%) WAN
6 10 (1.75%) LAN
6 10 (1.75%) SAN
7 9 (1.57%) Internet
8 8 (1.40%) tcpdump
9 4 (0.70%) MPLS
10 3 (0.52%) VPN
10 3 (0.52%) MRTG
10 3 (0.52%) Wireless
11 2 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.35%) DNS
11 2 (0.35%) DHCP
11 2 (0.35%) VoIP
11 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.17%) VLAN
12 1 (0.17%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (3.15%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 8 (1.40%) MySQL
6 7 (1.22%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.70%) QlikView
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.52%) DataStage
9 3 (0.52%) DB2
9 3 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.52%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.52%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.52%) JasperReports
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.80%) Selenium
2 14 (2.45%) Cucumber
3 12 (2.10%) HP UFT
3 12 (2.10%) JIRA
4 9 (1.57%) WebDriver
5 8 (1.40%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.22%) SpecFlow
7 5 (0.87%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.35%) MSI
8 2 (0.35%) JMeter
8 2 (0.35%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.35%) JUnit
8 2 (0.35%) MSTest
8 2 (0.35%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.17%) Behat
9 1 (0.17%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.17%) SilkPerformer
General
1 296 (51.75%) Finance
2 127 (22.20%) Banking
3 48 (8.39%) Retail
4 28 (4.90%) Retail Banking
5 21 (3.67%) Front Office
6 15 (2.62%) Law
7 8 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.40%) Marketing
8 7 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.22%) Back Office
9 5 (0.87%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.70%) Legal
11 3 (0.52%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.20%) .NET
2 20 (3.50%) XML
3 13 (2.27%) Web Services
4 11 (1.92%) HTML
5 10 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.57%) Gherkin
7 6 (1.05%) jQuery
7 6 (1.05%) CSS
7 6 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.70%) Ajax
8 4 (0.70%) HTML5
9 3 (0.52%) Apache Flex
9 3 (0.52%) J2EE
10 2 (0.35%) JSP
10 2 (0.35%) XSD
10 2 (0.35%) CSS3
11 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.17%) ISPF
11 1 (0.17%) EJB 3.0
11 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 95 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.02%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.40%) SWIFT
5 8 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (1.22%) Statistics
6 7 (1.22%) User Experience
7 6 (1.05%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.05%) Equities
7 6 (1.05%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.87%) iPad
8 5 (0.87%) Economics
9 4 (0.70%) EPoS
9 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.70%) Kindle
9 4 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.35%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.89%) Windows
2 48 (8.39%) Linux
3 20 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (3.32%) UNIX
5 14 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.40%) Android
9 7 (1.22%) AIX
10 6 (1.05%) Solaris
10 6 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.35%) Debian
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) OS/400
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (11.36%) Business Analysis
4 56 (9.79%) Asset Management
5 51 (8.92%) Project Management
6 44 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 43 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 40 (6.99%) Systems Analysis
9 38 (6.64%) Investment Management
10 32 (5.59%) Test Automation
11 29 (5.07%) Information Security
12 24 (4.20%) PRINCE2
12 24 (4.20%) Manual Testing
13 23 (4.02%) Migration
14 22 (3.85%) Change Management
15 21 (3.67%) Data Modelling
15 21 (3.67%) Requirements Analysis
15 21 (3.67%) Test Scripting
15 21 (3.67%) SDLC
16 20 (3.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 109 (19.06%) SQL
2 34 (5.94%) Java
3 25 (4.37%) C#
4 16 (2.80%) Perl
5 12 (2.10%) VB
6 9 (1.57%) Python
6 9 (1.57%) PHP
7 8 (1.40%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.40%) Assembly Language
7 8 (1.40%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.05%) VBA
8 6 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.05%) C++
8 6 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.87%) C
10 4 (0.70%) XPath
10 4 (0.70%) R
11 3 (0.52%) JCL
12 2 (0.35%) VBScript
13 1 (0.17%) REXX
Qualifications
1 94 (16.43%) Degree
2 36 (6.29%) CISSP
3 34 (5.94%) ISEB
4 16 (2.80%) ISTQB
5 15 (2.62%) CISMP
6 12 (2.10%) CISM
6 12 (2.10%) GIAC
7 11 (1.92%) CEH
7 11 (1.92%) CISA
8 10 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.40%) GCIA
9 8 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.40%) MCSE
10 6 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.87%) HND
11 5 (0.87%) Security+ Certification
12 4 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.24%) QA
2 26 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.22%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.22%) FATCA
7 6 (1.05%) Solvency II
7 6 (1.05%) SLA
8 3 (0.52%) Basel II
8 3 (0.52%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.52%) MiFID
9 2 (0.35%) P3O
9 2 (0.35%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.57%) VMware ESX
4 8 (1.40%) vSphere
5 5 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (0.87%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.35%) XenApp
7 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.75%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.22%) Control-M
3 7 (1.22%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.35%) SCCM
4 2 (0.35%) SCOM
5 1 (0.17%) Nagios
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
5 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 74 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.77%) VMware
3 26 (4.55%) Charles River
4 21 (3.67%) HP
5 18 (3.15%) Oracle
6 16 (2.80%) Cisco
7 13 (2.27%) Symantec
8 12 (2.10%) Business Objects
9 10 (1.75%) SolarWinds
9 10 (1.75%) Splunk
10 9 (1.57%) Citrix
10 9 (1.57%) Veritas
11 7 (1.22%) BMC
11 7 (1.22%) Sophos
11 7 (1.22%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.22%) SAP
11 7 (1.22%) Websense
12 6 (1.05%) IBM
13 5 (0.87%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.87%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus and Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £3300 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago