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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 365 317 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.17% 21.59% 19.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.68% 22.51% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 271 200 134
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,075
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
1479 1408 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.90% 95.91% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 960 927 704
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 313 (48.15%) Finance
2 155 (23.85%) Banking
3 152 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (19.85%) SQL
5 111 (17.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 111 (17.08%) Analytical Skills
6 108 (16.62%) Business Analysis
7 85 (13.08%) Degree
8 80 (12.31%) SQL Server
9 77 (11.85%) Microsoft
10 76 (11.69%) Asset Management
11 71 (10.92%) Retail
12 63 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 63 (9.69%) Project Management
13 62 (9.54%) Windows
14 49 (7.54%) MS Excel
15 47 (7.23%) ISEB
16 45 (6.92%) Test Automation
17 44 (6.77%) Linux
18 43 (6.62%) Java
18 43 (6.62%) Software Testing
19 39 (6.00%) Systems Analysis
19 39 (6.00%) Investment Management
19 39 (6.00%) Markit EDM
20 38 (5.85%) Test Scripting
20 38 (5.85%) Information Security
21 36 (5.54%) QA
22 35 (5.38%) Manual Testing
22 35 (5.38%) Data Modelling
23 34 (5.23%) Waterfall

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (3.69%) SAS
2 19 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.15%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.92%) JBoss
6 5 (0.77%) IIS
6 5 (0.77%) WorkSite
6 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.31%) CMS
8 1 (0.15%) CICS
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
Applications
1 49 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 22 (3.38%) MS Office
4 14 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.92%) MS Project
6 3 (0.46%) SPSS
7 2 (0.31%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.15%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 39 (6.00%) Markit EDM
2 17 (2.62%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.77%) HiPortfolio
4 3 (0.46%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) BPCS
6 1 (0.15%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.00%) Intranet
2 9 (1.38%) Network Security
3 8 (1.23%) Firewall
3 8 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (1.08%) SAN
5 6 (0.92%) CTI
6 5 (0.77%) Internet
7 4 (0.62%) FTP
7 4 (0.62%) WAN
8 3 (0.46%) LAN
8 3 (0.46%) VPN
9 2 (0.31%) DNS
9 2 (0.31%) DHCP
9 2 (0.31%) MPLS
9 2 (0.31%) VoIP
10 1 (0.15%) VLAN
10 1 (0.15%) Wireless
10 1 (0.15%) NAS
10 1 (0.15%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.15%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.77%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.77%) RDBMS
5 14 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.54%) Data Mining
6 10 (1.54%) MySQL
7 8 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.62%) DB2
9 4 (0.62%) QlikView
10 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.46%) JasperReports
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.46%) DataStage
10 3 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.46%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (2.77%) Selenium
2 16 (2.46%) HP UFT
2 16 (2.46%) JIRA
3 14 (2.15%) Cucumber
4 8 (1.23%) WebDriver
5 7 (1.08%) SpecFlow
6 5 (0.77%) LoadRunner
6 5 (0.77%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.46%) JMeter
8 2 (0.31%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.15%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (0.15%) Behat
9 1 (0.15%) FogBugz
9 1 (0.15%) MSTest
General
1 313 (48.15%) Finance
2 155 (23.85%) Banking
3 71 (10.92%) Retail
4 31 (4.77%) Retail Banking
5 19 (2.92%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.92%) Front Office
6 17 (2.62%) Marketing
7 13 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.00%) Law
8 6 (0.92%) Back Office
9 5 (0.77%) Legal
9 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.00%) .NET
2 17 (2.62%) XML
3 15 (2.31%) Web Services
4 11 (1.69%) HTML
5 10 (1.54%) Gherkin
6 9 (1.38%) CSS
7 7 (1.08%) jQuery
8 6 (0.92%) EJB 3.0
8 6 (0.92%) JSP
8 6 (0.92%) Servlets
8 6 (0.92%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.92%) EJB
8 6 (0.92%) Java EE
8 6 (0.92%) Dojo
8 6 (0.92%) JMS
9 3 (0.46%) J2EE
10 2 (0.31%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.15%) OAuth
11 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.15%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 111 (17.08%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.23%) EPoS
5 15 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 10 (1.54%) User Experience
7 8 (1.23%) SWIFT
7 8 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.92%) Statistics
8 6 (0.92%) Fixed Income
8 6 (0.92%) Equities
9 4 (0.62%) Economics
9 4 (0.62%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.62%) iPad
9 4 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.54%) Windows
2 44 (6.77%) Linux
3 19 (2.92%) UNIX
4 16 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.38%) Android
7 8 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.92%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.46%) Debian
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.15%) OS/400
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (17.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 108 (16.62%) Business Analysis
4 76 (11.69%) Asset Management
5 63 (9.69%) Project Management
5 63 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 45 (6.92%) Test Automation
7 43 (6.62%) Software Testing
8 39 (6.00%) Systems Analysis
8 39 (6.00%) Investment Management
9 38 (5.85%) Test Scripting
9 38 (5.85%) Information Security
10 35 (5.38%) Data Modelling
10 35 (5.38%) Manual Testing
11 34 (5.23%) Waterfall
12 33 (5.08%) Scrum
13 32 (4.92%) SDLC
14 30 (4.62%) Data Analysis
15 28 (4.31%) ITIL
15 28 (4.31%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (19.85%) SQL
2 43 (6.62%) Java
3 27 (4.15%) C#
4 23 (3.54%) Perl
5 16 (2.46%) VB
5 16 (2.46%) VB.NET
6 9 (1.38%) VBA
6 9 (1.38%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.23%) Assembly Language
8 7 (1.08%) PHP
9 5 (0.77%) C++
9 5 (0.77%) Python
9 5 (0.77%) C
10 4 (0.62%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.46%) R
12 2 (0.31%) Ruby
12 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (13.08%) Degree
2 47 (7.23%) ISEB
3 27 (4.15%) CISSP
4 21 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 16 (2.46%) HND
6 15 (2.31%) Security Cleared
7 14 (2.15%) HNC
8 13 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.69%) CISMP
10 9 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (1.38%) CISM
11 7 (1.08%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.08%) MCSE
12 6 (0.92%) IIBA
13 5 (0.77%) CISA
14 3 (0.46%) GIAC
14 3 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.31%) CEH
15 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.54%) QA
2 29 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.31%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.38%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.77%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.62%) SLA
8 3 (0.46%) Basel II
8 3 (0.46%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.46%) COBIT
8 3 (0.46%) FATCA
9 2 (0.31%) MiFID
9 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.15%) Basel III
System Software
1 24 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.92%) vSphere
3 6 (0.92%) VMware Server
4 4 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.31%) XenApp
5 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.15%) Squid
6 1 (0.15%) zsh
Systems Management
1 15 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.77%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.31%) WSUS
3 2 (0.31%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.31%) Puppet
3 2 (0.31%) SCCM
3 2 (0.31%) SCOM
4 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.15%) Nagios
4 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 77 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 31 (4.77%) Oracle
3 29 (4.46%) Charles River
4 28 (4.31%) VMware
5 13 (2.00%) Symantec
5 13 (2.00%) Splunk
6 10 (1.54%) HP
7 9 (1.38%) Citrix
7 9 (1.38%) IBM
8 8 (1.23%) Cisco
9 7 (1.08%) Websense
9 7 (1.08%) Sophos
9 7 (1.08%) ArcSight
10 5 (0.77%) IronPort
10 5 (0.77%) Sybase
11 4 (0.62%) Veritas
12 3 (0.46%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.46%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.46%) SAP
12 3 (0.46%) Google
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £130.00 - £140.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago