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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 283 251 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.14% 17.32% 21.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.37% 18.19% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 181 147 164
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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
1324 1380 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.23% 95.24% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 889 898 758
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 £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 22 December 2014.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 375 (60.48%) Finance
2 152 (24.52%) SQL
3 138 (22.26%) Microsoft
4 134 (21.61%) Business Analysis
5 123 (19.84%) Banking
6 120 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 117 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
8 107 (17.26%) Windows
9 96 (15.48%) SQL Server
10 83 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 79 (12.74%) Degree
12 77 (12.42%) MS Excel
13 73 (11.77%) Project Management
14 69 (11.13%) Retail
15 61 (9.84%) MS Office
16 55 (8.87%) C#
17 52 (8.39%) Retail Banking
18 47 (7.58%) Systems Analysis
19 46 (7.42%) Active Directory
19 46 (7.42%) ISEB
20 43 (6.94%) ITIL
21 41 (6.61%) Linux
22 38 (6.13%) Scrum
22 38 (6.13%) MS Project
22 38 (6.13%) SAS
23 36 (5.81%) XML
24 35 (5.65%) UML
24 35 (5.65%) Asset Management
25 34 (5.48%) .NET
25 34 (5.48%) Change Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 38 (6.13%) SAS
2 31 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.26%) CMS
5 13 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (2.10%) NServiceBus
5 13 (2.10%) IIS
6 11 (1.77%) Lync
7 10 (1.61%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.45%) Apache
9 5 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.65%) JBoss
11 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.16%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 77 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 61 (9.84%) MS Office
3 38 (6.13%) MS Project
4 9 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.32%) SPSS
8 1 (0.16%) FastStats
8 1 (0.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 13 (2.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (1.94%) Markit EDM
2 12 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (0.97%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.32%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.16%) Epicor Tropos
8 1 (0.16%) Finacle
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.16%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.16%) Taleo
1 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.16%) SaaS
1 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.52%) Firewall
2 21 (3.39%) WAN
3 19 (3.06%) FTP
3 19 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (2.90%) HTTP
5 17 (2.74%) LAN
5 17 (2.74%) DNS
6 13 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (2.10%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.94%) SMTP
7 12 (1.94%) HTTPS
8 9 (1.45%) SAN
9 8 (1.29%) IP Telephony
10 6 (0.97%) LDAP
11 5 (0.81%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.81%) Network Security
11 5 (0.81%) DHCP
12 4 (0.65%) tcpdump
12 4 (0.65%) SSH
13 3 (0.48%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.77%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.97%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.81%) MySQL
9 4 (0.65%) QlikView
9 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.65%) Base SAS
10 3 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.32%) MS Access
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.16%) OLAP
12 1 (0.16%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.16%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 20 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (2.58%) SpecFlow
3 12 (1.94%) JIRA
3 12 (1.94%) LoadRunner
4 5 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.65%) Selenium
6 3 (0.48%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.48%) MSI
6 3 (0.48%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.32%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.32%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.16%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.16%) JMeter
8 1 (0.16%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.16%) PowerDesigner
General
1 375 (60.48%) Finance
2 123 (19.84%) Banking
3 69 (11.13%) Retail
4 52 (8.39%) Retail Banking
5 18 (2.90%) Marketing
6 17 (2.74%) Back Office
7 12 (1.94%) Law
8 7 (1.13%) Legal
9 6 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.97%) Front Office
10 4 (0.65%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.48%) Games
11 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) International Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.81%) XML
2 34 (5.48%) .NET
3 25 (4.03%) HTML
4 21 (3.39%) ASP.NET
5 18 (2.90%) .NET Framework
5 18 (2.90%) jQuery
6 15 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (2.26%) AngularJS
7 14 (2.26%) WCF
8 13 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (2.10%) Castle Windsor
8 13 (2.10%) NHibernate
8 13 (2.10%) Sass
9 11 (1.77%) Regular Expression
10 9 (1.45%) CSS
11 6 (0.97%) Web Services
11 6 (0.97%) XSLT
12 3 (0.48%) Ajax
12 3 (0.48%) XSD
12 3 (0.48%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 120 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 17 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.58%) Mainframe
5 14 (2.26%) Credit Risk
6 11 (1.77%) Mathematics
6 11 (1.77%) PMI
7 10 (1.61%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.29%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.29%) Open Source
10 6 (0.97%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.97%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.81%) EPoS
11 5 (0.81%) Replication
11 5 (0.81%) Statistics
11 5 (0.81%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.65%) Derivative
12 4 (0.65%) Economics
12 4 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 107 (17.26%) Windows
2 41 (6.61%) Linux
3 33 (5.32%) Windows 7
4 28 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (3.55%) UNIX
8 7 (1.13%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.65%) Solaris
10 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.32%) AIX
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.16%) Debian
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (21.61%) Business Analysis
2 117 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (11.77%) Project Management
5 47 (7.58%) Systems Analysis
6 43 (6.94%) ITIL
7 38 (6.13%) Scrum
8 35 (5.65%) Asset Management
8 35 (5.65%) UML
9 34 (5.48%) Change Management
10 33 (5.32%) Data Modelling
10 33 (5.32%) Analytics
11 32 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (4.35%) Waterfall
12 27 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (4.03%) PRINCE
14 23 (3.71%) Data Analysis
14 23 (3.71%) Requirements Analysis
15 22 (3.55%) PRINCE2
15 22 (3.55%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (24.52%) SQL
2 55 (8.87%) C#
3 32 (5.16%) Java
4 28 (4.52%) PowerShell
5 26 (4.19%) JavaScript
6 20 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 15 (2.42%) Perl
8 10 (1.61%) Python
9 8 (1.29%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.29%) VBA
9 8 (1.29%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.97%) VBScript
11 4 (0.65%) VB
11 4 (0.65%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.65%) C
12 3 (0.48%) Ruby
12 3 (0.48%) SAS Macro
12 3 (0.48%) PHP
13 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.32%) JCL
Qualifications
1 79 (12.74%) Degree
2 46 (7.42%) ISEB
3 16 (2.58%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.94%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (1.61%) MCP
7 7 (1.13%) CISSP
7 7 (1.13%) PhD
7 7 (1.13%) SSCP
7 7 (1.13%) GIAC
7 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.13%) CEH
8 5 (0.81%) CBAP
8 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.81%) HND
9 4 (0.65%) GCIA
9 4 (0.65%) GSEC
9 4 (0.65%) GCIH
9 4 (0.65%) GWAPT
9 4 (0.65%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.16%) QA
2 18 (2.90%) SLA
3 13 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.48%) Basel II
5 3 (0.48%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) FATCA
6 1 (0.16%) P3O
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (7.42%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.81%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.65%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.48%) vSphere
6 3 (0.48%) XenApp
7 2 (0.32%) XenServer
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.32%) vCloud
7 2 (0.32%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.16%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (1.13%) SCOM
2 6 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.97%) SCCM
3 5 (0.81%) Control-M
4 3 (0.48%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.32%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.16%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 138 (22.26%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.32%) Oracle
3 32 (5.16%) VMware
4 31 (5.00%) HP
5 23 (3.71%) Cisco
6 17 (2.74%) Twitter
7 12 (1.94%) thinkFolio
8 11 (1.77%) Fidessa
8 11 (1.77%) Bloomberg
9 9 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.45%) Google
10 7 (1.13%) EMC
11 6 (0.97%) Citrix
11 6 (0.97%) IBM
11 6 (0.97%) Business Objects
11 6 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.81%) Brocade
12 5 (0.81%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.81%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.65%) BMC
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per year - 12 months Fixed Term
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer People
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago