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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 336 261 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.58% 20.96% 20.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.43% 22.03% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 224 151 179
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,695
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £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
1434 1185 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.37% 95.18% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 962 749 838
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,872
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 346 (53.07%) Finance
2 161 (24.69%) Business Analysis
3 154 (23.62%) SQL
4 127 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
5 118 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
6 110 (16.87%) Microsoft
7 109 (16.72%) Banking
8 103 (15.80%) SQL Server
9 85 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 84 (12.88%) Retail
11 81 (12.42%) ITIL
11 81 (12.42%) Windows
12 77 (11.81%) MS Office
13 74 (11.35%) Degree
14 67 (10.28%) MS Project
15 63 (9.66%) Retail Banking
16 60 (9.20%) C#
17 58 (8.90%) MS Excel
18 53 (8.13%) Oracle
19 51 (7.82%) Project Management
20 50 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
21 49 (7.52%) PRINCE
21 49 (7.52%) XML
22 48 (7.36%) Asset Management
23 46 (7.06%) SAS
24 45 (6.90%) Scrum
25 42 (6.44%) QA
26 36 (5.52%) ISEB
26 36 (5.52%) .NET
27 34 (5.21%) Change Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 46 (7.06%) SAS
2 25 (3.83%) MS Exchange
3 22 (3.37%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.91%) WebSphere
5 17 (2.61%) CMS
6 12 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (1.69%) NServiceBus
8 8 (1.23%) IIS
9 7 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.07%) WebSphere Process Server
9 7 (1.07%) WebSphere Portal
10 6 (0.92%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.77%) Apache
12 4 (0.61%) Lync
12 4 (0.61%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
14 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 77 (11.81%) MS Office
2 67 (10.28%) MS Project
3 58 (8.90%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.77%) SPSS
7 4 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 31 (4.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (3.68%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.99%) Markit EDM
4 11 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (1.53%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (1.38%) Oracle Payroll
6 9 (1.38%) Oracle Assets
7 8 (1.23%) Temenos T24
7 8 (1.23%) FLEXCUBE
8 7 (1.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (0.92%) Oracle iProcurement
9 6 (0.92%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.77%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.77%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 4 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) Taleo
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.22%) FTP
2 18 (2.76%) Firewall
2 18 (2.76%) HTTP
3 15 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.15%) SMTP
4 14 (2.15%) HTTPS
5 13 (1.99%) LAN
6 12 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (1.69%) WAN
7 11 (1.69%) DNS
8 10 (1.53%) SAN
9 8 (1.23%) Network Security
10 7 (1.07%) SSL
10 7 (1.07%) WLAN
10 7 (1.07%) tcpdump
11 4 (0.61%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.61%) SSH
11 4 (0.61%) DHCP
11 4 (0.61%) LDAP
11 4 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (15.80%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.77%) QlikView
10 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.46%) MySQL
11 3 (0.46%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.31%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (0.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.31%) MS Access
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Discoverer
12 2 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.99%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.84%) SpecFlow
3 12 (1.84%) LoadRunner
4 7 (1.07%) JIRA
4 7 (1.07%) Selenium
5 6 (0.92%) Bugzilla
6 4 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.46%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.46%) FogBugz
8 2 (0.31%) Subversion
9 1 (0.15%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.15%) ERwin
9 1 (0.15%) JMeter
9 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.15%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
General
1 346 (53.07%) Finance
2 109 (16.72%) Banking
3 84 (12.88%) Retail
4 63 (9.66%) Retail Banking
5 27 (4.14%) Marketing
6 9 (1.38%) Front Office
7 8 (1.23%) Billing
7 8 (1.23%) General Ledger
8 7 (1.07%) Back Office
9 6 (0.92%) Law
9 6 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.77%) Legal
10 5 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.61%) French Language
11 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.46%) Advertising
12 3 (0.46%) Games
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.52%) XML
2 36 (5.52%) .NET
3 31 (4.75%) HTML
4 20 (3.07%) ASP.NET
5 16 (2.45%) jQuery
6 15 (2.30%) AngularJS
6 15 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (2.30%) .NET Framework
6 15 (2.30%) WCF
7 12 (1.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (1.84%) CSS
8 11 (1.69%) NHibernate
8 11 (1.69%) Castle Windsor
8 11 (1.69%) Sass
9 8 (1.23%) Web Services
9 8 (1.23%) XSLT
10 7 (1.07%) Regular Expression
11 5 (0.77%) WinForms
11 5 (0.77%) XML Schema
12 4 (0.61%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 127 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.22%) Management Information System
2 21 (3.22%) Credit Risk
3 20 (3.07%) Statistics
4 15 (2.30%) Mainframe
5 12 (1.84%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.84%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.84%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.07%) Mathematics
7 6 (0.92%) User Experience
7 6 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.77%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.61%) Open Source
9 4 (0.61%) iPad
9 4 (0.61%) Economics
9 4 (0.61%) PMI
9 4 (0.61%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.61%) EPoS
10 3 (0.46%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.46%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 81 (12.42%) Windows
2 30 (4.60%) Linux
3 26 (3.99%) UNIX
4 21 (3.22%) Windows 7
4 21 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.77%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.31%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (24.69%) Business Analysis
2 118 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (12.42%) ITIL
5 51 (7.82%) Project Management
6 50 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 49 (7.52%) PRINCE
8 48 (7.36%) Asset Management
9 45 (6.90%) Scrum
10 34 (5.21%) Change Management
11 33 (5.06%) UML
11 33 (5.06%) Data Modelling
12 30 (4.60%) Systems Analysis
12 30 (4.60%) Analytics
13 26 (3.99%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (3.53%) Workflow
16 22 (3.37%) Requirements Analysis
17 20 (3.07%) Risk Management
18 18 (2.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (23.62%) SQL
2 60 (9.20%) C#
3 32 (4.91%) JavaScript
4 27 (4.14%) Java
5 22 (3.37%) T-SQL
6 20 (3.07%) PowerShell
7 12 (1.84%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.92%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.92%) Python
9 5 (0.77%) Perl
10 4 (0.61%) F#
10 4 (0.61%) VB
10 4 (0.61%) VBA
10 4 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.46%) C
11 3 (0.46%) SAS Macro
12 2 (0.31%) R
12 2 (0.31%) PHP
13 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 74 (11.35%) Degree
2 36 (5.52%) ISEB
3 18 (2.76%) ISTQB
4 15 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (1.99%) MCP
6 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.07%) GCIA
7 6 (0.92%) CBAP
8 5 (0.77%) MCSE
8 5 (0.77%) PhD
8 5 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.61%) GWAPT
9 4 (0.61%) GPEN
9 4 (0.61%) OSCP
9 4 (0.61%) OSCE
9 4 (0.61%) IIBA
9 4 (0.61%) CEH
9 4 (0.61%) GSEC
9 4 (0.61%) GCIH
9 4 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.44%) QA
2 10 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.53%) SLA
3 9 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.31%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.15%) COREP
System Software
1 32 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.38%) XenServer
4 8 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.61%) vSphere
6 3 (0.46%) XenApp
6 3 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.31%) vCloud
7 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.31%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.46%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 110 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.13%) Oracle
3 29 (4.45%) HP
4 27 (4.14%) VMware
5 17 (2.61%) Cisco
6 16 (2.45%) Citrix
6 16 (2.45%) Twitter
7 13 (1.99%) thinkFolio
8 11 (1.69%) Fidessa
9 10 (1.53%) Business Objects
9 10 (1.53%) Bloomberg
10 9 (1.38%) EMC
11 8 (1.23%) Google
12 7 (1.07%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.07%) F5
13 6 (0.92%) Lotus
14 5 (0.77%) SAP
14 5 (0.77%) TSYS
15 4 (0.61%) SmartFocus
15 4 (0.61%) Alterian
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