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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 326 295 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.32% 20.97% 20.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.22% 21.97% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 221 168 188
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,670
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1467 1343 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.95% 95.45% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 956 865 847
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 20 October 2014.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 372 (57.59%) Finance
2 155 (23.99%) Business Analysis
3 154 (23.84%) SQL
4 131 (20.28%) Analytical Skills
5 123 (19.04%) Banking
6 119 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 115 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
8 106 (16.41%) SQL Server
9 96 (14.86%) Windows
10 84 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 82 (12.69%) Retail
12 75 (11.61%) Degree
13 73 (11.30%) MS Office
14 67 (10.37%) ITIL
15 66 (10.22%) MS Excel
16 63 (9.75%) Project Management
17 62 (9.60%) C#
18 58 (8.98%) MS Project
19 57 (8.82%) Retail Banking
20 47 (7.28%) Scrum
21 46 (7.12%) Oracle
21 46 (7.12%) SAS
21 46 (7.12%) Asset Management
22 45 (6.97%) ISEB
22 45 (6.97%) XML
23 44 (6.81%) Active Directory
23 44 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
24 39 (6.04%) PRINCE
25 38 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
25 38 (5.88%) .NET

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 46 (7.12%) SAS
2 26 (4.02%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.48%) CMS
5 15 (2.32%) NServiceBus
6 13 (2.01%) IIS
7 12 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.55%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.08%) Apache
11 6 (0.93%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.77%) Lync
13 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Portal
13 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Process Server
13 2 (0.31%) JBoss
13 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.31%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.15%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 73 (11.30%) MS Office
2 66 (10.22%) MS Excel
3 58 (8.98%) MS Project
4 7 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.77%) SPSS
5 5 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 28 (4.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 22 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.86%) Markit EDM
4 11 (1.70%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (1.55%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
7 8 (1.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (1.24%) Google Analytics
8 7 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.93%) Temenos T24
9 6 (0.93%) FLEXCUBE
9 6 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
9 6 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.77%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 5 (0.77%) Oracle Payroll
11 4 (0.62%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 3 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) Office 365
2 1 (0.15%) Taleo
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.56%) Firewall
2 21 (3.25%) FTP
3 18 (2.79%) HTTP
3 18 (2.79%) DNS
3 18 (2.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.17%) LAN
6 13 (2.01%) HTTPS
6 13 (2.01%) SMTP
7 11 (1.70%) WAN
8 8 (1.24%) SAN
8 8 (1.24%) Network Security
9 7 (1.08%) tcpdump
10 6 (0.93%) LDAP
11 5 (0.77%) DHCP
11 5 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.62%) WLAN
12 4 (0.62%) SSH
12 4 (0.62%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.46%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.70%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.77%) QlikView
10 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.62%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.62%) MySQL
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.31%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.31%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.31%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.31%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (3.10%) Visual Studio
2 18 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (2.79%) SpecFlow
3 11 (1.70%) LoadRunner
4 10 (1.55%) JIRA
5 7 (1.08%) Selenium
5 7 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.46%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.46%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.46%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.46%) FogBugz
7 2 (0.31%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.15%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.15%) Subversion
8 1 (0.15%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.15%) ERwin
8 1 (0.15%) JMeter
General
1 372 (57.59%) Finance
2 123 (19.04%) Banking
3 82 (12.69%) Retail
4 57 (8.82%) Retail Banking
5 27 (4.18%) Marketing
6 11 (1.70%) Back Office
7 10 (1.55%) Law
8 8 (1.24%) Legal
8 8 (1.24%) Front Office
8 8 (1.24%) General Ledger
9 7 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.62%) Billing
10 4 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.62%) French Language
11 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.46%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) International Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.97%) XML
2 38 (5.88%) .NET
3 28 (4.33%) HTML
4 24 (3.72%) ASP.NET
5 22 (3.41%) .NET Framework
6 21 (3.25%) jQuery
7 18 (2.79%) WCF
7 18 (2.79%) AngularJS
8 17 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (2.32%) Castle Windsor
10 15 (2.32%) Sass
10 15 (2.32%) NHibernate
11 11 (1.70%) CSS
11 11 (1.70%) Regular Expression
12 10 (1.55%) Web Services
13 6 (0.93%) XSLT
14 4 (0.62%) Middleware
14 4 (0.62%) WinForms
15 3 (0.46%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 131 (20.28%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.56%) Credit Risk
3 21 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.79%) Mainframe
5 15 (2.32%) Statistics
6 14 (2.17%) Blackberry
7 12 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.39%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.39%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.24%) Open Source
10 7 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.08%) PMI
11 6 (0.93%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.77%) iPad
13 4 (0.62%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.62%) Economics
14 3 (0.46%) Derivative
14 3 (0.46%) Replication
14 3 (0.46%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 96 (14.86%) Windows
2 32 (4.95%) Linux
3 27 (4.18%) Windows 7
4 22 (3.41%) UNIX
5 21 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.93%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.46%) Solaris
10 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.15%) CentOS
11 1 (0.15%) Debian
11 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (23.99%) Business Analysis
2 115 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (10.37%) ITIL
5 63 (9.75%) Project Management
6 47 (7.28%) Scrum
7 46 (7.12%) Asset Management
8 44 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 39 (6.04%) PRINCE
10 38 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
11 37 (5.73%) Analytics
12 36 (5.57%) Change Management
13 34 (5.26%) UML
14 29 (4.49%) Data Modelling
15 28 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (4.18%) Workflow
16 27 (4.18%) Waterfall
17 26 (4.02%) User Acceptance Testing
18 22 (3.41%) Risk Management
19 21 (3.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 154 (23.84%) SQL
2 62 (9.60%) C#
3 34 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 26 (4.02%) Java
5 23 (3.56%) T-SQL
6 22 (3.41%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.55%) Perl
8 8 (1.24%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.24%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.24%) Python
9 7 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.93%) VBScript
11 5 (0.77%) VBA
11 5 (0.77%) PHP
12 4 (0.62%) VB
13 3 (0.46%) C
13 3 (0.46%) F#
14 2 (0.31%) R
14 2 (0.31%) JCL
14 2 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 75 (11.61%) Degree
2 45 (6.97%) ISEB
3 20 (3.10%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.39%) CISSP
5 9 (1.39%) MCP
5 9 (1.39%) GIAC
5 9 (1.39%) CEH
6 8 (1.24%) PhD
7 7 (1.08%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.08%) GCIA
8 6 (0.93%) SSCP
8 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.93%) CBAP
9 4 (0.62%) GWAPT
9 4 (0.62%) GPEN
9 4 (0.62%) OSCP
9 4 (0.62%) OSCE
9 4 (0.62%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.73%) QA
2 12 (1.86%) SLA
2 12 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.31%) Basel II
5 2 (0.31%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.15%) COREP
6 1 (0.15%) FATCA
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.62%) XenServer
5 3 (0.46%) vSphere
6 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.31%) vCloud
6 2 (0.31%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.15%) Squid
7 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.31%) SCOM
3 1 (0.15%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 119 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 46 (7.12%) Oracle
3 26 (4.02%) HP
4 22 (3.41%) VMware
5 21 (3.25%) Cisco
6 20 (3.10%) Twitter
7 12 (1.86%) thinkFolio
8 11 (1.70%) Google
8 11 (1.70%) Fidessa
9 10 (1.55%) Bloomberg
10 8 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.24%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.24%) Citrix
11 6 (0.93%) EMC
11 6 (0.93%) IBM
11 6 (0.93%) Lotus
12 5 (0.77%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.77%) TSYS
13 4 (0.62%) SmartFocus
13 4 (0.62%) F5
Edinburgh & Lothians
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + health + pension + other
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
hyphen workforce solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
hyphen workforce solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago