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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 266 313 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.49% 19.07% 21.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.46% 20.04% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 148 191 125
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,662 £26,000 £21,120
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
1300 1562 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.24% 95.19% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 796 1000 618
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 301 (56.58%) Finance
2 109 (20.49%) Banking
3 104 (19.55%) SQL
4 83 (15.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 81 (15.23%) Microsoft
6 80 (15.04%) Windows
7 77 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
8 76 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (13.72%) Degree
10 69 (12.97%) Business Analysis
11 50 (9.40%) Asset Management
12 49 (9.21%) Linux
12 49 (9.21%) MS Excel
13 46 (8.65%) Systems Analysis
14 45 (8.46%) Project Management
15 39 (7.33%) Retail
16 36 (6.77%) VMware
16 36 (6.77%) SQL Server
16 36 (6.77%) MS Office
17 35 (6.58%) Active Directory
18 34 (6.39%) Firewall
18 34 (6.39%) ISEB
19 30 (5.64%) Java
19 30 (5.64%) Investment Management
20 29 (5.45%) MS Exchange
21 28 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
21 28 (5.26%) Retail Banking
22 27 (5.08%) Software Testing
22 27 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
23 26 (4.89%) HP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 29 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 24 (4.51%) SAS
3 16 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.32%) Lync
5 7 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.56%) IIS
7 3 (0.56%) CMS
7 3 (0.56%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.38%) JBoss
8 2 (0.38%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) CICS
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
Applications
1 49 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.77%) MS Office
3 14 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.88%) MS Project
5 7 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) SPSS
6 2 (0.38%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 20 (3.76%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.32%) SAP MDM
3 4 (0.75%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.75%) HiPortfolio
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.56%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.38%) FINCAD Analytics
5 2 (0.38%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.19%) Finacle
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.19%) BPCS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.39%) Firewall
2 24 (4.51%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (4.32%) WAN
4 21 (3.95%) LAN
5 14 (2.63%) Network Security
6 11 (2.07%) SAN
7 10 (1.88%) Intranet
8 9 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.50%) Internet
9 8 (1.50%) tcpdump
10 5 (0.94%) MPLS
11 4 (0.75%) Wireless
11 4 (0.75%) DNS
11 4 (0.75%) MRTG
12 3 (0.56%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.38%) WAAS
13 2 (0.38%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (0.38%) VoIP
13 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
13 2 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.69%) Data Mining
4 6 (1.13%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.94%) MySQL
5 5 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.75%) Base SAS
7 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.56%) DB2
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.56%) DataStage
7 3 (0.56%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (2.26%) JIRA
2 10 (1.88%) Selenium
2 10 (1.88%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.50%) LoadRunner
3 8 (1.50%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.32%) WebDriver
5 6 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (0.94%) MSI
7 4 (0.75%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.38%) MSTest
8 2 (0.38%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.38%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.38%) JUnit
9 1 (0.19%) Behat
9 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
General
1 301 (56.58%) Finance
2 109 (20.49%) Banking
3 39 (7.33%) Retail
4 28 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 15 (2.82%) Front Office
6 10 (1.88%) Law
6 10 (1.88%) Back Office
6 10 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.50%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.75%) Marketing
10 3 (0.56%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.38%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) International Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.51%) .NET
2 15 (2.82%) XML
3 10 (1.88%) HTML
3 10 (1.88%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.69%) Web Services
4 9 (1.69%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.94%) Gherkin
5 5 (0.94%) CSS
5 5 (0.94%) jQuery
6 4 (0.75%) HTML5
6 4 (0.75%) Ajax
7 3 (0.56%) J2EE
7 3 (0.56%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.38%) XSD
8 2 (0.38%) CSS3
9 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.19%) JSP
9 1 (0.19%) ODBC
9 1 (0.19%) Middleware
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 10 (1.88%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.69%) Kindle
4 9 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 9 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 8 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (1.13%) Economics
6 6 (1.13%) Mainframe
7 5 (0.94%) iPad
7 5 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.94%) Statistics
8 4 (0.75%) PMI
8 4 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.56%) Equities
9 3 (0.56%) Derivative
9 3 (0.56%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 80 (15.04%) Windows
2 49 (9.21%) Linux
3 24 (4.51%) Windows 7
4 21 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (3.38%) UNIX
5 18 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.69%) AIX
6 9 (1.69%) Android
7 8 (1.50%) Solaris
8 7 (1.32%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.19%) OS/400
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) zOS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (15.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 76 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (12.97%) Business Analysis
4 50 (9.40%) Asset Management
5 46 (8.65%) Systems Analysis
6 45 (8.46%) Project Management
7 30 (5.64%) Investment Management
8 27 (5.08%) Software Testing
8 27 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (4.70%) Data Analysis
9 25 (4.70%) PRINCE2
9 25 (4.70%) Migration
10 24 (4.51%) Change Management
10 24 (4.51%) UML
11 23 (4.32%) Data Management
12 20 (3.76%) Requirements Analysis
12 20 (3.76%) Data Modelling
13 18 (3.38%) SIEM
13 18 (3.38%) Wealth Management
14 17 (3.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 104 (19.55%) SQL
2 30 (5.64%) Java
3 20 (3.76%) C#
4 12 (2.26%) Perl
5 11 (2.07%) Python
5 11 (2.07%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.50%) Assembly Language
6 8 (1.50%) VBA
6 8 (1.50%) VB
7 7 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.13%) PHP
9 4 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.75%) XPath
9 4 (0.75%) C
9 4 (0.75%) C++
9 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.56%) R
11 2 (0.38%) F#
11 2 (0.38%) JCL
11 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (13.72%) Degree
2 34 (6.39%) ISEB
3 23 (4.32%) CISSP
4 13 (2.44%) GIAC
5 12 (2.26%) CEH
5 12 (2.26%) ISTQB
6 11 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.69%) CISMP
8 8 (1.50%) GCIA
8 8 (1.50%) CISA
8 8 (1.50%) CISM
9 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.13%) MCSE
11 5 (0.94%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.75%) SSCP
13 3 (0.56%) MCSA
13 3 (0.56%) HND
13 3 (0.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.51%) QA
2 16 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (3.01%) ISO 9001
3 13 (2.44%) SLA
4 10 (1.88%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.32%) FATCA
5 7 (1.32%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.75%) Basel II
6 4 (0.75%) P3O
7 3 (0.56%) MiFID
7 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.38%) AIFMD
System Software
1 35 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.88%) VMware ESX
4 8 (1.50%) vSphere
5 6 (1.13%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.94%) XenApp
7 3 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (1.69%) HP SIM
1 9 (1.69%) Control-M
2 8 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.50%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.94%) SCCM
3 5 (0.94%) SCOM
4 4 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 81 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.77%) VMware
3 26 (4.89%) HP
4 22 (4.14%) Cisco
5 18 (3.38%) Charles River
6 16 (3.01%) Oracle
7 14 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 13 (2.44%) Business Objects
9 11 (2.07%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.88%) Citrix
10 10 (1.88%) SAP
11 8 (1.50%) BMC
11 8 (1.50%) Veritas
12 7 (1.32%) Cognos
13 6 (1.13%) Bloomberg
14 5 (0.94%) EMC
14 5 (0.94%) Symantec
15 4 (0.75%) Reuters
15 4 (0.75%) CA
15 4 (0.75%) Red Hat
Edinburgh
Parity Personnel
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Bright Purple Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 7 days ago