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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 209 262 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.41% 19.10% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.27% 20.02% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 130 150 134
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £27,475 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,400
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
1210 1309 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.98% 95.41% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 813 847 860
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 256 (51.30%) Finance
2 194 (38.88%) Banking
3 125 (25.05%) SQL
4 117 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (23.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 111 (22.24%) Business Analysis
7 96 (19.24%) Analytical Skills
8 93 (18.64%) Retail
9 76 (15.23%) Project Management
10 69 (13.83%) Degree
11 55 (11.02%) Asset Management
12 54 (10.82%) Data Warehouse
12 54 (10.82%) Test Scripting
13 51 (10.22%) SAS
14 50 (10.02%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (8.82%) ISEB
15 44 (8.82%) Test Automation
16 43 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
16 43 (8.62%) Microsoft
17 38 (7.62%) MS Excel
17 38 (7.62%) SQL Server
18 37 (7.41%) Release Management
18 37 (7.41%) Manual Testing
19 36 (7.21%) Data Analysis
20 34 (6.81%) MS Office
21 31 (6.21%) Oracle
22 30 (6.01%) Change Management
22 30 (6.01%) Data Centre
23 29 (5.81%) SDLC
24 28 (5.61%) XML

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 51 (10.22%) SAS
2 19 (3.81%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.00%) IIS
6 4 (0.80%) Apache
7 3 (0.60%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.20%) CMS
9 1 (0.20%) Documentum
9 1 (0.20%) FileNet
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.20%) JBoss
9 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.81%) MS Office
3 11 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.20%) SPSS
6 2 (0.40%) MS Project
7 1 (0.20%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.40%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.40%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.20%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.20%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.20%) Office 365
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.81%) Intranet
2 14 (2.81%) Firewall
2 14 (2.81%) SSL
3 13 (2.61%) Internet
3 13 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (2.40%) DMZ
4 12 (2.40%) HTTP
5 10 (2.00%) Network Security
6 9 (1.80%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.40%) DHCP
7 2 (0.40%) DNS
7 2 (0.40%) SAN
7 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.82%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (7.62%) SQL Server
3 20 (4.01%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (3.21%) Data Mining
5 13 (2.61%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 9 (1.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 7 (1.40%) MySQL
9 7 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.40%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.00%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.80%) PowerCenter
11 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (1.60%) HP UFT
2 5 (1.00%) Selenium
2 5 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.60%) SpecFlow
4 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.40%) JIRA
5 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.40%) Subversion
5 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.40%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.20%) Ant
6 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.20%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
General
1 256 (51.30%) Finance
2 194 (38.88%) Banking
3 93 (18.64%) Retail
4 27 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 23 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 20 (4.01%) Retail Banking
7 18 (3.61%) Front Office
8 12 (2.40%) Marketing
8 12 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.60%) Law
10 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.00%) Legal
12 3 (0.60%) Electronics
12 3 (0.60%) Games
13 1 (0.20%) Back Office
13 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.61%) XML
2 19 (3.81%) .NET
3 17 (3.41%) Web Services
4 12 (2.40%) XSL
5 10 (2.00%) HTML
6 7 (1.40%) CSS
6 7 (1.40%) Middleware
7 4 (0.80%) Ajax
8 3 (0.60%) Apache Flex
8 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.60%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.40%) SOAP
9 2 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.40%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.20%) ArcObjects
10 1 (0.20%) CSS3
10 1 (0.20%) HTML5
10 1 (0.20%) jQuery
10 1 (0.20%) LAMP
10 1 (0.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 96 (19.24%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.01%) Data Centre
3 18 (3.61%) Mathematics
4 17 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.21%) Statistics
6 14 (2.81%) Mobile Banking
6 14 (2.81%) Security Operations Centre
7 12 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.40%) Credit Risk
7 12 (2.40%) DataPower
8 11 (2.20%) Data Integration
8 11 (2.20%) EPoS
9 10 (2.00%) Economics
10 5 (1.00%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.00%) Psychology
11 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.80%) iPhone
12 3 (0.60%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.60%) Clustering
12 3 (0.60%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.61%) Windows
2 20 (4.01%) Linux
3 10 (2.00%) Unix
4 9 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.80%) Android
7 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.40%) AIX
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.40%) zOS
10 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (23.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 111 (22.24%) Business Analysis
4 76 (15.23%) Project Management
5 55 (11.02%) Asset Management
6 54 (10.82%) Test Scripting
7 50 (10.02%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (8.82%) Test Automation
9 43 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 37 (7.41%) Manual Testing
10 37 (7.41%) Release Management
11 36 (7.21%) Data Analysis
12 30 (6.01%) Change Management
13 29 (5.81%) SDLC
14 27 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
15 26 (5.21%) ITIL
16 25 (5.01%) Data Modelling
16 25 (5.01%) Migration
17 24 (4.81%) Test Strategy
17 24 (4.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 125 (25.05%) SQL
2 27 (5.41%) Java
3 19 (3.81%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.41%) C#
4 17 (3.41%) Python
4 17 (3.41%) VB.NET
5 13 (2.61%) VBA
6 9 (1.80%) Perl
7 8 (1.60%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.40%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.20%) R
9 6 (1.20%) Ruby
9 6 (1.20%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.20%) VB
9 6 (1.20%) XPath
10 3 (0.60%) C++
11 2 (0.40%) C
11 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 69 (13.83%) Degree
2 44 (8.82%) ISEB
3 19 (3.81%) CISSP
4 17 (3.41%) ISTQB
5 14 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (2.40%) CISA
8 9 (1.80%) CEH
8 9 (1.80%) GCIA
8 9 (1.80%) GIAC
9 5 (1.00%) CISM
9 5 (1.00%) HNC
9 5 (1.00%) HND
9 5 (1.00%) IISP
9 5 (1.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.60%) IIBA
10 3 (0.60%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.61%) QA
2 16 (3.21%) Basel II
3 12 (2.40%) Solvency II
4 11 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.80%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.40%) PCI DSS
7 5 (1.00%) SLA
8 1 (0.20%) FATCA
8 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.80%) Squid
2 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.40%) XenApp
4 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.40%) zsh
Systems Management
1 13 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.40%) SCOM
3 6 (1.20%) SCCM
4 4 (0.80%) Puppet
5 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.20%) Ansible
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.20%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 43 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.21%) Oracle
3 15 (3.01%) IBM
4 11 (2.20%) Google
5 7 (1.40%) Adobe
5 7 (1.40%) Cisco
5 7 (1.40%) Informatica
6 6 (1.20%) Citrix
6 6 (1.20%) HP
7 5 (1.00%) Apple
7 5 (1.00%) Charles River
7 5 (1.00%) SAP
7 5 (1.00%) VMware
8 4 (0.80%) ArcSight
8 4 (0.80%) Splunk
9 3 (0.60%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.60%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.60%) Tableau
10 2 (0.40%) CA
10 2 (0.40%) Sun
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