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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 264 215 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.37% 15.95% 20.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.59% 16.73% 21.63%
Number of salaries quoted 149 122 155
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,450 £54,200
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
1282 1285 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 95.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 338 (57.88%) Finance
2 142 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 133 (22.77%) SQL
4 113 (19.35%) Banking
4 113 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
5 112 (19.18%) Windows
6 101 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (17.12%) Business Analysis
8 88 (15.07%) SQL Server
9 71 (12.16%) MS Excel
10 70 (11.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 70 (11.99%) Degree
11 64 (10.96%) Project Management
12 58 (9.93%) MS Office
13 55 (9.42%) Retail
14 52 (8.90%) Active Directory
15 49 (8.39%) Systems Analysis
16 47 (8.05%) C#
17 41 (7.02%) VMware
17 41 (7.02%) Linux
18 40 (6.85%) ISEB
19 39 (6.68%) MS Exchange
19 39 (6.68%) UML
20 38 (6.51%) Retail Banking
20 38 (6.51%) Windows 7
21 35 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
22 33 (5.65%) QA
22 33 (5.65%) XML
22 33 (5.65%) .NET
22 33 (5.65%) SAS

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (6.68%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.65%) SAS
3 18 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.57%) Lync
5 13 (2.23%) CMS
5 13 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.88%) IIS
7 9 (1.54%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.54%) Apache
8 8 (1.37%) NServiceBus
9 6 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.68%) JBoss
11 2 (0.34%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 71 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 58 (9.93%) MS Office
3 30 (5.14%) MS Project
4 11 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.34%) Mingle
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.86%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.86%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.86%) SAP MDM
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.51%) CA Clarity
5 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.34%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.17%) Finacle
6 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.17%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.14%) Firewall
2 28 (4.79%) WAN
3 24 (4.11%) LAN
4 23 (3.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (2.74%) HTTP
6 15 (2.57%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (2.57%) FTP
7 14 (2.40%) DNS
8 11 (1.88%) SMTP
8 11 (1.88%) HTTPS
9 10 (1.71%) TCP/IP
10 9 (1.54%) Network Security
11 8 (1.37%) SAN
12 7 (1.20%) IP Telephony
13 6 (1.03%) tcpdump
14 5 (0.86%) LDAP
15 4 (0.68%) Wireless
15 4 (0.68%) Wireshark
16 3 (0.51%) SSH
17 2 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.20%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.86%) MySQL
8 4 (0.68%) QlikView
8 4 (0.68%) Base SAS
9 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.34%) DB2
10 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.17%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 20 (3.42%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.88%) SpecFlow
4 10 (1.71%) LoadRunner
4 10 (1.71%) JIRA
5 5 (0.86%) Selenium
5 5 (0.86%) MSI
5 5 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.51%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.51%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.17%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.17%) JMeter
7 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.17%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.17%) JUnit
General
1 338 (57.88%) Finance
2 113 (19.35%) Banking
3 55 (9.42%) Retail
4 38 (6.51%) Retail Banking
5 17 (2.91%) Back Office
6 15 (2.57%) Law
7 11 (1.88%) Marketing
8 6 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.03%) Legal
9 5 (0.86%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.68%) Front Office
10 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.51%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.34%) International Banking
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.65%) XML
1 33 (5.65%) .NET
2 25 (4.28%) HTML
3 18 (3.08%) .NET Framework
4 17 (2.91%) ASP.NET
5 15 (2.57%) jQuery
6 9 (1.54%) CSS
7 8 (1.37%) Web Services
7 8 (1.37%) NHibernate
7 8 (1.37%) WCF
7 8 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (1.37%) Castle Windsor
7 8 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (1.37%) AngularJS
7 8 (1.37%) Sass
8 7 (1.20%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.86%) Ajax
10 4 (0.68%) XSLT
11 3 (0.51%) HTML5
11 3 (0.51%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 113 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 16 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.40%) Mainframe
5 13 (2.23%) Credit Risk
6 11 (1.88%) Mathematics
6 11 (1.88%) Blackberry
6 11 (1.88%) PMI
7 8 (1.37%) Kindle
8 6 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.03%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.86%) Open Source
9 5 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.86%) Reference Data
9 5 (0.86%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.86%) Derivative
9 5 (0.86%) Replication
9 5 (0.86%) EPoS
9 5 (0.86%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.68%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 112 (19.18%) Windows
2 41 (7.02%) Linux
3 38 (6.51%) Windows 7
4 29 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (4.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (3.42%) UNIX
8 9 (1.54%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.37%) Solaris
10 7 (1.20%) AIX
11 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.34%) CentOS
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.17%) Android
13 1 (0.17%) Debian
13 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (17.12%) Business Analysis
3 70 (11.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (10.96%) Project Management
5 49 (8.39%) Systems Analysis
6 39 (6.68%) UML
7 31 (5.31%) Asset Management
8 30 (5.14%) ITIL
8 30 (5.14%) Change Management
9 29 (4.97%) Scrum
10 28 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (4.62%) Data Modelling
11 27 (4.62%) PRINCE2
11 27 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (4.45%) Analytics
12 26 (4.45%) Data Analysis
13 23 (3.94%) Requirements Analysis
14 22 (3.77%) Wealth Management
14 22 (3.77%) Workflow
14 22 (3.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 133 (22.77%) SQL
2 47 (8.05%) C#
3 30 (5.14%) Java
4 28 (4.79%) PowerShell
5 21 (3.60%) JavaScript
6 15 (2.57%) Perl
7 13 (2.23%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.71%) Python
9 8 (1.37%) VBA
10 7 (1.20%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.03%) VBScript
12 5 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.68%) VB
13 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.51%) XPath
14 3 (0.51%) Ruby
14 3 (0.51%) JCL
14 3 (0.51%) PHP
14 3 (0.51%) C
15 2 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 70 (11.99%) Degree
2 40 (6.85%) ISEB
3 15 (2.57%) ISTQB
3 15 (2.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (2.05%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.54%) CEH
5 9 (1.54%) GIAC
5 9 (1.54%) CISSP
5 9 (1.54%) MCP
6 7 (1.20%) PhD
7 6 (1.03%) HND
7 6 (1.03%) SSCP
7 6 (1.03%) GCIA
8 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.51%) GWAPT
10 3 (0.51%) GPEN
10 3 (0.51%) OSCP
10 3 (0.51%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.65%) QA
2 19 (3.25%) SLA
3 12 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 12 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.71%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.86%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.68%) Basel II
6 4 (0.68%) P3O
7 2 (0.34%) FATCA
8 1 (0.17%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 52 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 35 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.71%) VMware ESX
3 10 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.03%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.86%) XenApp
6 4 (0.68%) vSphere
7 3 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.34%) vCloud
8 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.34%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (1.71%) Control-M
2 8 (1.37%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.37%) SCOM
3 7 (1.20%) HP SIM
4 6 (1.03%) SCCM
4 6 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.17%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 142 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.02%) VMware
3 32 (5.48%) HP
4 27 (4.62%) Cisco
5 23 (3.94%) Oracle
6 14 (2.40%) SolarWinds
7 11 (1.88%) Twitter
8 10 (1.71%) SAP
8 10 (1.71%) BMC
8 10 (1.71%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.37%) Business Objects
9 8 (1.37%) Citrix
9 8 (1.37%) EMC
10 7 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.20%) Cognos
11 6 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.03%) IBM
11 6 (1.03%) Veritas
11 6 (1.03%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.03%) Google
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
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Salary: £16000.00 - £17000.00 per annum + Strong training plan and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
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The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per hour
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Training
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Sanderson
Salary: excellent benefits + bonus
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
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