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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 189 329 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.95% 22.64% 21.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.70% 23.74% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 119 238 208
Median salary £42,500 £38,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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
1132 1386 1436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.53% 95.39% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 661 907 955
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 23 July 2016.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 234 (55.32%) Finance
2 108 (25.53%) Banking
3 97 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (22.22%) SQL
5 86 (20.33%) Business Analysis
6 83 (19.62%) Retail
7 78 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
8 60 (14.18%) Microsoft
9 59 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 56 (13.24%) Project Management
11 52 (12.29%) MS Excel
12 51 (12.06%) Degree
13 44 (10.40%) SQL Server
14 39 (9.22%) Migration
15 38 (8.98%) Asset Management
16 37 (8.75%) Windows
17 33 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (6.86%) .NET
18 29 (6.86%) Retail Banking
19 28 (6.62%) Translating Business Requirements
20 27 (6.38%) Data Centre
20 27 (6.38%) SDLC
20 27 (6.38%) C#
20 27 (6.38%) MS Office
21 26 (6.15%) Oracle
22 25 (5.91%) Data Modelling
22 25 (5.91%) SAS
23 24 (5.67%) Investment Banking
23 24 (5.67%) Analytics
24 23 (5.44%) Line Management

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 25 (5.91%) SAS
2 23 (5.44%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.42%) CMS
3 6 (1.42%) IIS
4 5 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.95%) Apache
6 3 (0.71%) JBoss
6 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.24%) Documentum
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.24%) FileNet
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 52 (12.29%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.38%) MS Office
3 17 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (3.78%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.42%) SPSS
6 4 (0.95%) MS Project
6 4 (0.95%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.24%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 8 (1.89%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.95%) Sage CRM
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.71%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.71%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.24%) Hi Portfolio
5 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.24%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.24%) LongView
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) Movex
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.42%) IaaS
3 4 (0.95%) Office 365
4 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.18%) Firewall
1 5 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (0.71%) Internet
3 2 (0.47%) DHCP
3 2 (0.47%) DMZ
3 2 (0.47%) DNS
3 2 (0.47%) HTTP
3 2 (0.47%) Intranet
3 2 (0.47%) Network Security
3 2 (0.47%) SSL
3 2 (0.47%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.65%) MS Access
8 6 (1.42%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.18%) Base SAS
9 5 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (0.95%) Big Data
10 4 (0.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.24%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (1.89%) SpecFlow
1 8 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.65%) HP UFT
3 6 (1.42%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.18%) Selenium
5 4 (0.95%) JIRA
6 3 (0.71%) FitNesse
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.47%) Subversion
8 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.24%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.24%) MSI
8 1 (0.24%) NUnit
8 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.24%) WinDbg
General
1 234 (55.32%) Finance
2 108 (25.53%) Banking
3 83 (19.62%) Retail
4 29 (6.86%) Retail Banking
5 24 (5.67%) Investment Banking
6 19 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (4.02%) Front Office
8 13 (3.07%) Marketing
9 8 (1.89%) Local Government
10 5 (1.18%) Law
10 5 (1.18%) Legal
11 3 (0.71%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.86%) .NET
2 10 (2.36%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.65%) HTML
3 7 (1.65%) XML
4 5 (1.18%) CSS
4 5 (1.18%) Gherkin
5 4 (0.95%) CGI
6 3 (0.71%) Middleware
6 3 (0.71%) WCF
7 2 (0.47%) REST
7 2 (0.47%) SOAP
7 2 (0.47%) Web Services
7 2 (0.47%) XSL
8 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.24%) HTML5
8 1 (0.24%) LAMP
8 1 (0.24%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 78 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.49%) Mathematics
5 17 (4.02%) Economics
6 15 (3.55%) Credit Risk
7 12 (2.84%) Physics
8 11 (2.60%) Statistics
9 10 (2.36%) Fixed Income
9 10 (2.36%) User Experience
10 9 (2.13%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.89%) Psychology
12 7 (1.65%) Derivative
13 5 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (1.18%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
14 4 (0.95%) Reference Data
15 3 (0.71%) EPoS
15 3 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.75%) Windows
2 13 (3.07%) Windows 7
3 12 (2.84%) Linux
3 12 (2.84%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.89%) Unix
5 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (20.33%) Business Analysis
3 59 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (13.24%) Project Management
5 39 (9.22%) Migration
6 38 (8.98%) Asset Management
7 33 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (6.62%) Translating Business Requirements
9 27 (6.38%) SDLC
10 25 (5.91%) Data Modelling
11 24 (5.67%) Analytics
12 23 (5.44%) ITIL
12 23 (5.44%) Line Management
13 22 (5.20%) User Stories
14 20 (4.73%) Systems Analysis
15 19 (4.49%) Data Analysis
15 19 (4.49%) Scrum
16 18 (4.26%) Waterfall
17 17 (4.02%) User Acceptance Testing
18 16 (3.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (22.22%) SQL
2 27 (6.38%) C#
3 21 (4.96%) VBA
4 10 (2.36%) Java
5 9 (2.13%) C++
5 9 (2.13%) VB.NET
6 7 (1.65%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.42%) Perl
7 6 (1.42%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.18%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.18%) MATLAB
8 5 (1.18%) Python
9 4 (0.95%) R
10 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.47%) C
10 2 (0.47%) Ruby
10 2 (0.47%) SAS Macro
10 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.24%) PHP
11 1 (0.24%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 51 (12.06%) Degree
2 15 (3.55%) ISEB
3 11 (2.60%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.65%) HND
4 7 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (1.65%) PhD
4 7 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.47%) CEH
6 2 (0.47%) CISA
6 2 (0.47%) CISSP
6 2 (0.47%) GCIA
6 2 (0.47%) GIAC
6 2 (0.47%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.24%) HNC
7 1 (0.24%) MCITP
7 1 (0.24%) MCP
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.84%) SLA
2 11 (2.60%) QA
3 3 (0.71%) Basel II
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) FATCA
4 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.71%) Squid
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.24%) XenApp
6 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.65%) SCCM
2 6 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.42%) Puppet
3 4 (0.95%) TeamSite
4 3 (0.71%) SCOM
4 3 (0.71%) WSUS
5 1 (0.24%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 60 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.15%) Oracle
3 12 (2.84%) Charles River
4 11 (2.60%) Cisco
5 9 (2.13%) VMware
6 8 (1.89%) Cognos
7 7 (1.65%) Citrix
8 6 (1.42%) HP
8 6 (1.42%) Sage
8 6 (1.42%) SAP
9 5 (1.18%) Apple
9 5 (1.18%) Dell
10 4 (0.95%) IBM
10 4 (0.95%) Informatica
10 4 (0.95%) Twitter
11 3 (0.71%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.71%) Northgate
11 3 (0.71%) Remedy
11 3 (0.71%) Sybase
12 2 (0.47%) Fidessa
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