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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 317 249 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.45% 20.33% 20.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.40% 21.37% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 203 139 172
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £26,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,500 £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
1415 1165 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.74% 95.10% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 928 723 822
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 321 (50.87%) Finance
2 144 (22.82%) Business Analysis
3 140 (22.19%) SQL
4 97 (15.37%) Microsoft
5 95 (15.06%) Banking
6 84 (13.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 81 (12.84%) SQL Server
7 81 (12.84%) ITIL
8 77 (12.20%) Degree
9 74 (11.73%) MS Office
10 73 (11.57%) Retail
11 71 (11.25%) Windows
12 67 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
13 63 (9.98%) MS Project
14 57 (9.03%) Oracle
15 53 (8.40%) Retail Banking
16 51 (8.08%) C#
16 51 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
17 50 (7.92%) MS Excel
18 48 (7.61%) Project Management
19 47 (7.45%) Asset Management
20 46 (7.29%) QA
20 46 (7.29%) PRINCE
21 45 (7.13%) SAS
22 44 (6.97%) Scrum
23 40 (6.34%) XML
24 35 (5.55%) ISEB
25 32 (5.07%) .NET
25 32 (5.07%) Change Management
25 32 (5.07%) Oracle EBS R12

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 45 (7.13%) SAS
2 24 (3.80%) WebSphere
2 24 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.38%) CMS
5 11 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (1.58%) WebSphere Process Server
6 10 (1.58%) WebSphere Portal
6 10 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.43%) NServiceBus
8 6 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.95%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.63%) IIS
9 4 (0.63%) WorkSite
10 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.32%) Apache
12 1 (0.16%) MTS
12 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.16%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 74 (11.73%) MS Office
2 63 (9.98%) MS Project
3 50 (7.92%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.79%) SPSS
7 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 32 (5.07%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (2.06%) Oracle 11i
3 13 (2.06%) Markit EDM
4 12 (1.90%) Oracle Payroll
5 11 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (1.27%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (1.11%) Temenos T24
8 7 (1.11%) FLEXCUBE
9 6 (0.95%) Oracle iProcurement
9 6 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.79%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 5 (0.79%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) Taleo
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.85%) FTP
2 16 (2.54%) HTTP
2 16 (2.54%) Firewall
3 14 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.90%) LAN
5 11 (1.74%) SMTP
5 11 (1.74%) HTTPS
5 11 (1.74%) SSL
6 10 (1.58%) DNS
6 10 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (1.43%) SAN
8 8 (1.27%) WAN
8 8 (1.27%) Network Security
8 8 (1.27%) NetScaler
9 7 (1.11%) tcpdump
9 7 (1.11%) WLAN
10 5 (0.79%) LDAP
11 4 (0.63%) DHCP
11 4 (0.63%) SSH
11 4 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.79%) Base SAS
8 5 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.32%) DB2
11 1 (0.16%) OLAP
11 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.06%) LoadRunner
3 10 (1.58%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.58%) Selenium
4 9 (1.43%) SpecFlow
5 7 (1.11%) JIRA
5 7 (1.11%) Bugzilla
6 5 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.63%) Fiddler
7 4 (0.63%) FogBugz
8 2 (0.32%) Subversion
9 1 (0.16%) ERwin
9 1 (0.16%) JMeter
9 1 (0.16%) JUnit
9 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 321 (50.87%) Finance
2 95 (15.06%) Banking
3 73 (11.57%) Retail
4 53 (8.40%) Retail Banking
5 27 (4.28%) Marketing
6 10 (1.58%) Front Office
7 8 (1.27%) Billing
8 7 (1.11%) General Ledger
9 6 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.63%) Back Office
10 4 (0.63%) Advertising
10 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.48%) French Language
11 3 (0.48%) Games
11 3 (0.48%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.34%) XML
2 32 (5.07%) .NET
3 23 (3.65%) HTML
4 18 (2.85%) ASP.NET
5 14 (2.22%) jQuery
6 13 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (2.06%) WCF
6 13 (2.06%) AngularJS
7 12 (1.90%) .NET Framework
8 10 (1.58%) CSS
8 10 (1.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (1.43%) Sass
9 9 (1.43%) NHibernate
9 9 (1.43%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (1.11%) Web Services
10 7 (1.11%) Regular Expression
11 6 (0.95%) XSLT
12 5 (0.79%) XML Schema
13 4 (0.63%) WPF
13 4 (0.63%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.33%) Statistics
2 19 (3.01%) Credit Risk
3 17 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 12 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.74%) Blackberry
6 10 (1.58%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.11%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.79%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.63%) Open Source
9 4 (0.63%) iPad
9 4 (0.63%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.63%) Economics
10 3 (0.48%) Informatics
10 3 (0.48%) EPoS
10 3 (0.48%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.48%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.32%) FMCG
11 2 (0.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (11.25%) Windows
2 29 (4.60%) Linux
3 25 (3.96%) UNIX
4 17 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (2.54%) Windows 7
6 15 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.95%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.32%) Solaris
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (22.82%) Business Analysis
2 84 (13.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 81 (12.84%) ITIL
4 67 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 48 (7.61%) Project Management
7 47 (7.45%) Asset Management
8 46 (7.29%) PRINCE
9 44 (6.97%) Scrum
10 32 (5.07%) Change Management
11 30 (4.75%) Data Modelling
12 29 (4.60%) UML
12 29 (4.60%) Analytics
13 27 (4.28%) Systems Analysis
14 24 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (3.17%) Change Control
16 18 (2.85%) Data Analysis
16 18 (2.85%) Information Security
17 17 (2.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (22.19%) SQL
2 51 (8.08%) C#
3 27 (4.28%) JavaScript
4 26 (4.12%) Java
5 18 (2.85%) PowerShell
6 16 (2.54%) T-SQL
7 14 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.79%) VB.NET
8 5 (0.79%) VBA
8 5 (0.79%) Python
8 5 (0.79%) SAS Macro
9 4 (0.63%) F#
9 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.63%) Perl
10 3 (0.48%) C
10 3 (0.48%) VB
11 2 (0.32%) PHP
11 2 (0.32%) R
12 1 (0.16%) VBScript
12 1 (0.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 77 (12.20%) Degree
2 35 (5.55%) ISEB
3 19 (3.01%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (1.74%) MCP
6 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.11%) GCIA
8 6 (0.95%) CBAP
8 6 (0.95%) MCSE
8 6 (0.95%) CCA
8 6 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (0.95%) CCAA
9 5 (0.79%) CISSP
9 5 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.79%) GIAC
10 4 (0.63%) PhD
10 4 (0.63%) IIBA
10 4 (0.63%) GWAPT
10 4 (0.63%) GPEN
10 4 (0.63%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.29%) QA
2 9 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.11%) SLA
3 7 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.32%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.16%) COREP
5 1 (0.16%) BS7799
System Software
1 27 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.06%) XenServer
3 11 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.43%) XenApp
5 7 (1.11%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.63%) vSphere
7 3 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.32%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (1.27%) XenMobile
2 2 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 97 (15.37%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.03%) Oracle
3 29 (4.60%) VMware
4 26 (4.12%) HP
5 24 (3.80%) Citrix
6 16 (2.54%) Cisco
7 15 (2.38%) Twitter
8 13 (2.06%) thinkFolio
9 10 (1.58%) Fidessa
10 9 (1.43%) Bloomberg
10 9 (1.43%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.27%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.27%) Google
11 8 (1.27%) F5
12 7 (1.11%) EMC
13 6 (0.95%) Lotus
13 6 (0.95%) Alterian
13 6 (0.95%) SmartFocus
14 5 (0.79%) TSYS
15 4 (0.63%) Charles River
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