The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 180 362 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.67% 23.26% 21.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.41% 24.43% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 125 269 202
Median salary £43,500 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.98% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
1168 1482 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.19% 95.24% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 772 968 946
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £55,600 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 2016.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 211 (53.55%) Finance
2 92 (23.35%) Banking
3 90 (22.84%) SQL
4 87 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (20.05%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (18.78%) Business Analysis
7 73 (18.53%) Retail
8 65 (16.50%) Microsoft
9 55 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (13.20%) Project Management
10 52 (13.20%) MS Excel
11 44 (11.17%) SQL Server
12 43 (10.91%) Degree
13 36 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (8.88%) Migration
15 34 (8.63%) Asset Management
15 34 (8.63%) Windows
16 31 (7.87%) Translating Business Requirements
17 30 (7.61%) Retail Banking
18 28 (7.11%) C#
18 28 (7.11%) MS Office
19 27 (6.85%) Oracle
20 26 (6.60%) Analytics
21 25 (6.35%) SDLC
21 25 (6.35%) Data Analysis
22 24 (6.09%) .NET
23 22 (5.58%) Data Centre
23 22 (5.58%) Scrum
24 21 (5.33%) SharePoint
24 21 (5.33%) SAS

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (5.33%) SAS
1 21 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.54%) CMS
2 10 (2.54%) IIS
3 4 (1.02%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.76%) GlassFish
4 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.25%) Apache
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.25%) JBoss
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 52 (13.20%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.11%) MS Office
3 15 (3.81%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.03%) SPSS
6 4 (1.02%) MS Project
7 2 (0.51%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.02%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.76%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.76%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.51%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.51%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.25%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.25%) Hi Portfolio
5 1 (0.25%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.25%) LongView
5 1 (0.25%) Movex
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.78%) IaaS
1 7 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.02%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.76%) Office 365
4 2 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.27%) DHCP
1 5 (1.27%) DNS
1 5 (1.27%) LAN
1 5 (1.27%) TCP/IP
1 5 (1.27%) WAN
2 3 (0.76%) NAS
2 3 (0.76%) SAN
3 2 (0.51%) Firewall
3 2 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.25%) Internet
4 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.79%) Data Mining
5 8 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (2.03%) MS Access
5 8 (2.03%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (1.27%) BusinessObjects XI
6 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.02%) Base SAS
7 4 (1.02%) Big Data
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.76%) Essbase
9 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (2.54%) SpecFlow
2 9 (2.28%) HP UFT
3 8 (2.03%) Cucumber
3 8 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.27%) Selenium
6 4 (1.02%) FitNesse
6 4 (1.02%) JIRA
7 3 (0.76%) NUnit
7 3 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.51%) Subversion
9 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.25%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.25%) MSI
General
1 211 (53.55%) Finance
2 92 (23.35%) Banking
3 73 (18.53%) Retail
4 30 (7.61%) Retail Banking
5 20 (5.08%) Investment Banking
6 18 (4.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (3.81%) Front Office
8 14 (3.55%) Marketing
9 8 (2.03%) Local Government
10 6 (1.52%) Law
11 5 (1.27%) Legal
12 3 (0.76%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.09%) .NET
2 11 (2.79%) ASP.NET
3 9 (2.28%) XML
4 7 (1.78%) Gherkin
5 6 (1.52%) HTML
6 4 (1.02%) Middleware
7 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.76%) CGI
7 3 (0.76%) CSS
7 3 (0.76%) WCF
8 2 (0.51%) REST
8 2 (0.51%) SOAP
8 2 (0.51%) Web Services
9 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.25%) HTML5
9 1 (0.25%) JSON
9 1 (0.25%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 79 (20.05%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.58%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.81%) Mathematics
4 13 (3.30%) Economics
5 10 (2.54%) Physics
5 10 (2.54%) User Experience
6 8 (2.03%) Credit Risk
6 8 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.03%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.03%) Psychology
7 6 (1.52%) Statistics
8 5 (1.27%) Derivative
8 5 (1.27%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.02%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.76%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.76%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.63%) Windows
2 19 (4.82%) Linux
3 18 (4.57%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.54%) Unix
5 9 (2.28%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.02%) zOS
8 3 (0.76%) AIX
8 3 (0.76%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (18.78%) Business Analysis
3 55 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (13.20%) Project Management
5 36 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (8.88%) Migration
7 34 (8.63%) Asset Management
8 31 (7.87%) Translating Business Requirements
9 26 (6.60%) Analytics
10 25 (6.35%) Data Analysis
10 25 (6.35%) SDLC
11 22 (5.58%) Scrum
12 20 (5.08%) User Stories
13 19 (4.82%) Change Management
13 19 (4.82%) Data Modelling
13 19 (4.82%) Systems Analysis
14 18 (4.57%) Line Management
15 16 (4.06%) Infrastructure Management
15 16 (4.06%) ITIL
15 16 (4.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (22.84%) SQL
2 28 (7.11%) C#
3 17 (4.31%) VBA
4 11 (2.79%) PL/SQL
5 8 (2.03%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.52%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.27%) Java
7 5 (1.27%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.02%) C++
8 4 (1.02%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.02%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.76%) Perl
9 3 (0.76%) R
9 3 (0.76%) VBScript
10 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.51%) Python
10 2 (0.51%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.25%) C
11 1 (0.25%) Erlang
11 1 (0.25%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 43 (10.91%) Degree
2 13 (3.30%) ISEB
3 9 (2.28%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.78%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.27%) HND
5 5 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.02%) PhD
7 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.51%) Analytics IQ
8 2 (0.51%) MCP
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CCNA
9 1 (0.25%) CCNP
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.25%) HNC
9 1 (0.25%) MCITP
9 1 (0.25%) MCSA
9 1 (0.25%) MCSE
9 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.05%) QA
2 10 (2.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) Basel II
3 1 (0.25%) FATCA
3 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.02%) Squid
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.03%) Puppet
2 6 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.02%) SCCM
4 4 (1.02%) TeamSite
5 3 (0.76%) WSUS
6 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.85%) Oracle
3 15 (3.81%) VMware
4 11 (2.79%) Charles River
5 10 (2.54%) HP
6 9 (2.28%) Cognos
7 7 (1.78%) Cisco
7 7 (1.78%) SAP
8 6 (1.52%) Dell
9 5 (1.27%) Sage
10 4 (1.02%) Citrix
10 4 (1.02%) EMC
10 4 (1.02%) Google
10 4 (1.02%) Tableau
10 4 (1.02%) Twitter
11 3 (0.76%) Adobe
11 3 (0.76%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.76%) Meraki
11 3 (0.76%) Northgate
11 3 (0.76%) Remedy
Edinburgh & Lothians
Meraki Talent Ltd
Salary: Excellent plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tesco Bank
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Capita plc
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £37500.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago