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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 354 316 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.97% 21.53% 19.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.52% 22.43% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 255 202 128
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
1387 1409 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.91% 95.98% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 903 928 743
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
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 4 August 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 309 (49.68%) Finance
2 137 (22.03%) Banking
3 134 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (19.29%) SQL
5 99 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
6 96 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 94 (15.11%) Degree
8 86 (13.83%) Business Analysis
9 73 (11.74%) Microsoft
10 72 (11.58%) SQL Server
11 67 (10.77%) Asset Management
12 63 (10.13%) Windows
13 56 (9.00%) Project Management
14 55 (8.84%) Retail
15 54 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
16 48 (7.72%) MS Excel
17 47 (7.56%) Software Testing
18 43 (6.91%) ISEB
19 42 (6.75%) Linux
20 41 (6.59%) Java
21 40 (6.43%) Information Security
22 38 (6.11%) Markit EDM
23 37 (5.95%) Test Automation
24 35 (5.63%) Investment Management
25 34 (5.47%) Test Scripting
25 34 (5.47%) Systems Analysis
25 34 (5.47%) CISSP
26 32 (5.14%) Manual Testing
27 31 (4.98%) SDLC
27 31 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 19 (3.05%) SAS
2 18 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.57%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.96%) JBoss
4 6 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.80%) WorkSite
6 4 (0.64%) IIS
7 2 (0.32%) CMS
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.16%) CICS
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
Applications
1 48 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.54%) MS Visio
3 21 (3.38%) MS Office
4 13 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.80%) MS Project
6 3 (0.48%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 38 (6.11%) Markit EDM
2 18 (2.89%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.80%) HiPortfolio
4 3 (0.48%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.32%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) Finacle
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) BPCS
6 1 (0.16%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.32%) SaaS
2 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.89%) Firewall
2 16 (2.57%) Intranet
3 15 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (2.09%) Network Security
5 9 (1.45%) Internet
5 9 (1.45%) SAN
6 7 (1.13%) WAN
7 6 (0.96%) LAN
7 6 (0.96%) CTI
8 4 (0.64%) FTP
8 4 (0.64%) tcpdump
9 3 (0.48%) VPN
9 3 (0.48%) MPLS
10 2 (0.32%) VoIP
10 2 (0.32%) Wireless
10 2 (0.32%) DNS
10 2 (0.32%) DHCP
10 2 (0.32%) MRTG
10 2 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 20 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.41%) RDBMS
5 13 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (1.77%) Data Mining
7 8 (1.29%) MySQL
8 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.64%) DB2
9 4 (0.64%) QlikView
10 3 (0.48%) DataStage
10 3 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.48%) JasperReports
10 3 (0.48%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.57%) Selenium
2 15 (2.41%) JIRA
3 14 (2.25%) Cucumber
4 13 (2.09%) HP UFT
5 8 (1.29%) WebDriver
6 7 (1.13%) SpecFlow
7 5 (0.80%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.64%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.48%) JMeter
10 2 (0.32%) MSTest
10 2 (0.32%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.16%) Behat
11 1 (0.16%) FogBugz
11 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.16%) SilkPerformer
11 1 (0.16%) JUnit
11 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.16%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.16%) RequisitePro
General
1 309 (49.68%) Finance
2 137 (22.03%) Banking
3 55 (8.84%) Retail
4 28 (4.50%) Retail Banking
5 20 (3.22%) Front Office
6 15 (2.41%) Law
7 14 (2.25%) Marketing
8 11 (1.77%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.61%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.96%) Back Office
11 4 (0.64%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.64%) Legal
12 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.32%) Billing
12 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.34%) .NET
2 17 (2.73%) XML
3 13 (2.09%) HTML
3 13 (2.09%) Web Services
4 9 (1.45%) CSS
4 9 (1.45%) Gherkin
5 8 (1.29%) jQuery
6 7 (1.13%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.96%) EJB
7 6 (0.96%) JSP
7 6 (0.96%) Servlets
7 6 (0.96%) JMS
7 6 (0.96%) EJB 3.0
7 6 (0.96%) Java EE
7 6 (0.96%) Dojo
8 3 (0.48%) J2EE
9 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.32%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.16%) OAuth
10 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 99 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.50%) Data Centre
3 27 (4.34%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.25%) EPoS
4 14 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.77%) Mainframe
6 9 (1.45%) User Experience
7 8 (1.29%) SWIFT
7 8 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (0.96%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.80%) Equities
9 5 (0.80%) Statistics
9 5 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.80%) iPad
9 5 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.64%) Economics
10 4 (0.64%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 63 (10.13%) Windows
2 42 (6.75%) Linux
3 18 (2.89%) UNIX
3 18 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.45%) Android
6 8 (1.29%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.64%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.32%) Debian
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.16%) OS/400
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 86 (13.83%) Business Analysis
4 67 (10.77%) Asset Management
5 56 (9.00%) Project Management
6 54 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 47 (7.56%) Software Testing
8 40 (6.43%) Information Security
9 37 (5.95%) Test Automation
10 35 (5.63%) Investment Management
11 34 (5.47%) Test Scripting
11 34 (5.47%) Systems Analysis
12 32 (5.14%) Manual Testing
13 31 (4.98%) Change Management
13 31 (4.98%) SDLC
14 30 (4.82%) Data Modelling
14 30 (4.82%) Scrum
15 29 (4.66%) Mentoring
16 28 (4.50%) Waterfall
17 24 (3.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 120 (19.29%) SQL
2 41 (6.59%) Java
3 27 (4.34%) C#
4 21 (3.38%) Perl
5 16 (2.57%) VB.NET
6 13 (2.09%) VB
7 10 (1.61%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.29%) PHP
8 8 (1.29%) VBA
8 8 (1.29%) Python
8 8 (1.29%) Assembly Language
9 6 (0.96%) C++
9 6 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.80%) C
11 4 (0.64%) R
12 3 (0.48%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.32%) JCL
14 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 94 (15.11%) Degree
2 43 (6.91%) ISEB
3 34 (5.47%) CISSP
4 22 (3.54%) ISTQB
5 15 (2.41%) CISMP
6 12 (1.93%) CISM
7 11 (1.77%) HND
8 10 (1.61%) Security Cleared
9 9 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.45%) HNC
10 8 (1.29%) MCSE
10 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (1.29%) GIAC
10 8 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (1.13%) CEH
11 7 (1.13%) CISA
11 7 (1.13%) Security+ Certification
12 4 (0.64%) GCIA
13 3 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.48%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (4.82%) QA
3 14 (2.25%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.77%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.96%) FATCA
7 5 (0.80%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.64%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.64%) SLA
9 3 (0.48%) Basel II
9 3 (0.48%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.48%) COBIT
10 2 (0.32%) MiFID
11 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.16%) Basel III
System Software
1 24 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.13%) vSphere
4 6 (0.96%) VMware Server
5 4 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.48%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.16%) Squid
8 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.80%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.32%) WSUS
3 2 (0.32%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.32%) SCCM
3 2 (0.32%) SCOM
4 1 (0.16%) Control-M
4 1 (0.16%) Nagios
4 1 (0.16%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.16%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 73 (11.74%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.82%) VMware
3 28 (4.50%) Oracle
4 26 (4.18%) Charles River
5 14 (2.25%) HP
6 13 (2.09%) Symantec
6 13 (2.09%) Splunk
7 12 (1.93%) Cisco
8 9 (1.45%) IBM
8 9 (1.45%) Citrix
9 7 (1.13%) Websense
9 7 (1.13%) ArcSight
9 7 (1.13%) Sophos
10 5 (0.80%) IronPort
10 5 (0.80%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.80%) Sybase
11 4 (0.64%) SAP
11 4 (0.64%) Veritas
12 3 (0.48%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.48%) Fidessa
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