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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 313 278 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.85% 18.83% 20.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.80% 19.55% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 214 165 163
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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
1436 1422 1164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.67% 96.34% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 978 931 758
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 371 (58.89%) Finance
2 155 (24.60%) SQL
3 148 (23.49%) Business Analysis
4 129 (20.48%) Microsoft
5 119 (18.89%) Banking
6 117 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
6 117 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
7 107 (16.98%) SQL Server
8 101 (16.03%) Windows
9 84 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 84 (13.33%) Degree
10 72 (11.43%) MS Excel
11 71 (11.27%) Retail
12 69 (10.95%) Project Management
13 65 (10.32%) MS Office
14 61 (9.68%) C#
15 54 (8.57%) ITIL
16 52 (8.25%) ISEB
16 52 (8.25%) Retail Banking
17 47 (7.46%) Active Directory
18 43 (6.83%) MS Project
18 43 (6.83%) Systems Analysis
19 41 (6.51%) XML
20 39 (6.19%) Scrum
20 39 (6.19%) Asset Management
21 38 (6.03%) Linux
21 38 (6.03%) Oracle
21 38 (6.03%) SAS
22 37 (5.87%) .NET
22 37 (5.87%) Change Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 38 (6.03%) SAS
2 32 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 19 (3.02%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.70%) CMS
5 14 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.22%) NServiceBus
6 13 (2.06%) IIS
7 9 (1.43%) Lync
8 8 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.27%) Apache
9 6 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.48%) JBoss
10 3 (0.48%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.32%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.16%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 72 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 65 (10.32%) MS Office
3 43 (6.83%) MS Project
4 7 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.48%) SPSS
8 1 (0.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 17 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.90%) Markit EDM
4 11 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 8 (1.27%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.32%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) Taleo
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.44%) Firewall
2 22 (3.49%) FTP
3 20 (3.17%) HTTP
4 19 (3.02%) WAN
4 19 (3.02%) DNS
4 19 (3.02%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (2.70%) LAN
5 17 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.22%) SMTP
6 14 (2.22%) HTTPS
7 11 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (1.59%) SAN
9 8 (1.27%) Network Security
10 7 (1.11%) tcpdump
11 6 (0.95%) IP Telephony
11 6 (0.95%) LDAP
12 5 (0.79%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.79%) DHCP
13 4 (0.63%) SSH
14 3 (0.48%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.95%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.79%) MySQL
10 4 (0.63%) QlikView
10 4 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.48%) Base SAS
11 3 (0.48%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.32%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Discoverer
12 2 (0.32%) MS Access
12 2 (0.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (3.02%) Visual Studio
2 17 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (2.70%) SpecFlow
3 12 (1.90%) JIRA
4 10 (1.59%) LoadRunner
5 7 (1.11%) Selenium
5 7 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.48%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.48%) FogBugz
6 3 (0.48%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.48%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.32%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.16%) Subversion
8 1 (0.16%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.16%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.16%) ERwin
8 1 (0.16%) JMeter
General
1 371 (58.89%) Finance
2 119 (18.89%) Banking
3 71 (11.27%) Retail
4 52 (8.25%) Retail Banking
5 18 (2.86%) Marketing
6 16 (2.54%) Back Office
7 10 (1.59%) Law
8 8 (1.27%) Legal
9 7 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.11%) Front Office
10 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.79%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.48%) Games
11 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.32%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) International Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.51%) XML
2 37 (5.87%) .NET
3 30 (4.76%) HTML
4 23 (3.65%) ASP.NET
5 20 (3.17%) .NET Framework
5 20 (3.17%) jQuery
6 17 (2.70%) WCF
6 17 (2.70%) AngularJS
7 16 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (2.22%) Sass
9 14 (2.22%) Castle Windsor
9 14 (2.22%) NHibernate
10 12 (1.90%) CSS
11 11 (1.75%) Regular Expression
12 7 (1.11%) Web Services
13 6 (0.95%) XSLT
14 4 (0.63%) WinForms
15 3 (0.48%) Ajax
15 3 (0.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 117 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.70%) Credit Risk
4 17 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 10 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.43%) Visualisation
6 9 (1.43%) PMI
6 9 (1.43%) Statistics
7 8 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.27%) Open Source
8 7 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.95%) Fat Client
9 6 (0.95%) Thin Client
9 6 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.95%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.79%) EPoS
10 5 (0.79%) Economics
11 4 (0.63%) Derivative
11 4 (0.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 101 (16.03%) Windows
2 38 (6.03%) Linux
3 31 (4.92%) Windows 7
4 28 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (3.65%) UNIX
7 22 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.63%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.48%) Solaris
9 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) Debian
11 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (23.49%) Business Analysis
2 117 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (10.95%) Project Management
5 54 (8.57%) ITIL
6 43 (6.83%) Systems Analysis
7 39 (6.19%) Scrum
7 39 (6.19%) Asset Management
8 37 (5.87%) Change Management
9 36 (5.71%) Analytics
10 35 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 34 (5.40%) UML
11 34 (5.40%) Data Modelling
12 32 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (4.60%) PRINCE
14 28 (4.44%) Waterfall
15 27 (4.29%) Workflow
16 24 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
17 22 (3.49%) Requirements Analysis
18 20 (3.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 155 (24.60%) SQL
2 61 (9.68%) C#
3 31 (4.92%) JavaScript
4 28 (4.44%) Java
5 25 (3.97%) PowerShell
6 23 (3.65%) T-SQL
7 14 (2.22%) Perl
8 10 (1.59%) Python
9 9 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.27%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.95%) VBA
11 6 (0.95%) VBScript
12 3 (0.48%) VB
12 3 (0.48%) PHP
12 3 (0.48%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.48%) C
12 3 (0.48%) Ruby
12 3 (0.48%) SAS Macro
12 3 (0.48%) F#
12 3 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (13.33%) Degree
2 52 (8.25%) ISEB
3 19 (3.02%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (1.75%) MCP
6 10 (1.59%) CISSP
6 10 (1.59%) GIAC
6 10 (1.59%) CEH
7 9 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.43%) PhD
8 7 (1.11%) GCIA
8 7 (1.11%) SSCP
9 6 (0.95%) CBAP
10 5 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.79%) HND
10 5 (0.79%) MCSE
11 4 (0.63%) GSEC
11 4 (0.63%) GCIH
11 4 (0.63%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.60%) QA
2 16 (2.54%) SLA
3 14 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.48%) Basel II
6 3 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) FATCA
7 1 (0.16%) P3O
7 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
System Software
1 47 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.48%) XenServer
4 3 (0.48%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.48%) vSphere
5 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.32%) vCloud
5 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.32%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.16%) Squid
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.48%) SCOM
2 3 (0.48%) Control-M
3 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.32%) SCCM
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.16%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 129 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.03%) Oracle
3 31 (4.92%) VMware
4 29 (4.60%) HP
5 23 (3.65%) Cisco
6 19 (3.02%) Twitter
7 12 (1.90%) thinkFolio
8 11 (1.75%) Google
8 11 (1.75%) Fidessa
8 11 (1.75%) Bloomberg
9 9 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.27%) EMC
11 6 (0.95%) Citrix
11 6 (0.95%) IBM
11 6 (0.95%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.79%) Brocade
12 5 (0.79%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.48%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.48%) TSYS
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tesco Bank
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
7 Fifty Two
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Muse Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Training
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago