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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 264 249 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.53% 17.75% 22.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.69% 18.50% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 146 143 168
Average salary £39,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,375 £25,600 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £52,650
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
1276 1346 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.38% 95.94% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 790 868 731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 February 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 328 (57.34%) Finance
2 129 (22.55%) Microsoft
3 123 (21.50%) SQL
4 119 (20.80%) Banking
5 101 (17.66%) Windows
6 100 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
7 88 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (14.51%) Business Analysis
9 75 (13.11%) Degree
10 73 (12.76%) SQL Server
11 68 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 66 (11.54%) MS Excel
13 59 (10.31%) Project Management
14 54 (9.44%) MS Office
15 52 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
16 49 (8.57%) Retail
16 49 (8.57%) Active Directory
17 43 (7.52%) ISEB
18 42 (7.34%) VMware
19 41 (7.17%) UML
20 37 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
20 37 (6.47%) Linux
20 37 (6.47%) Firewall
21 35 (6.12%) HP
21 35 (6.12%) MS Exchange
21 35 (6.12%) Windows 7
22 34 (5.94%) SAS
23 33 (5.77%) Change Management
24 32 (5.59%) C#
24 32 (5.59%) Retail Banking

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 35 (6.12%) MS Exchange
2 34 (5.94%) SAS
3 16 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.10%) Lync
5 11 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.75%) CMS
6 10 (1.75%) IIS
7 9 (1.57%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.40%) Apache
9 6 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.87%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.70%) JBoss
12 2 (0.35%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 66 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 54 (9.44%) MS Office
3 25 (4.37%) MS Project
4 12 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) Mingle
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.05%) SAP MDM
2 5 (0.87%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.52%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.35%) FINCAD Analytics
5 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.35%) Finacle
5 2 (0.35%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.47%) Firewall
2 29 (5.07%) Intrusion Detection
2 29 (5.07%) WAN
3 27 (4.72%) LAN
4 16 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (2.27%) DNS
6 12 (2.10%) Network Security
7 10 (1.75%) SAN
7 10 (1.75%) HTTP
8 9 (1.57%) FTP
9 8 (1.40%) SMTP
9 8 (1.40%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.22%) IP Telephony
10 7 (1.22%) tcpdump
11 6 (1.05%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.87%) Intranet
13 4 (0.70%) Internet
14 3 (0.52%) MPLS
14 3 (0.52%) MRTG
14 3 (0.52%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.57%) Data Mining
6 8 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.70%) MySQL
10 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.70%) QlikView
10 4 (0.70%) Base SAS
11 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.35%) DB2
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.17%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (0.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (2.97%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.92%) LoadRunner
2 11 (1.92%) JIRA
3 9 (1.57%) SpecFlow
4 8 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (0.87%) MSI
7 4 (0.70%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.70%) Selenium
7 4 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.17%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.17%) MSTest
8 1 (0.17%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.17%) JUnit
8 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.17%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
General
1 328 (57.34%) Finance
2 119 (20.80%) Banking
3 49 (8.57%) Retail
4 32 (5.59%) Retail Banking
5 18 (3.15%) Law
5 18 (3.15%) Back Office
6 9 (1.57%) Marketing
7 7 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.05%) Legal
9 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.87%) Front Office
10 4 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.52%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.35%) Billing
12 2 (0.35%) International Banking
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.07%) XML
2 25 (4.37%) .NET
3 24 (4.20%) HTML
4 16 (2.80%) .NET Framework
5 14 (2.45%) ASP.NET
6 12 (2.10%) jQuery
7 11 (1.92%) Web Services
8 10 (1.75%) CSS
9 6 (1.05%) Ajax
9 6 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.87%) WCF
10 5 (0.87%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (0.87%) Sass
10 5 (0.87%) AngularJS
10 5 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (0.87%) NHibernate
11 4 (0.70%) JSP
11 4 (0.70%) XSD
11 4 (0.70%) Regular Expression
12 3 (0.52%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 100 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 13 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.10%) Credit Risk
4 11 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 11 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 10 (1.75%) PMI
5 10 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.57%) Kindle
7 6 (1.05%) Visualisation
8 5 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.87%) EPoS
8 5 (0.87%) Replication
9 4 (0.70%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.70%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.70%) Open Source
9 4 (0.70%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.70%) Derivative
9 4 (0.70%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 101 (17.66%) Windows
2 37 (6.47%) Linux
3 35 (6.12%) Windows 7
4 27 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.97%) UNIX
8 9 (1.57%) AIX
8 9 (1.57%) Solaris
9 8 (1.40%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.17%) zOS
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) Debian
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (14.51%) Business Analysis
3 68 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (10.31%) Project Management
5 52 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 41 (7.17%) UML
7 33 (5.77%) Change Management
8 30 (5.24%) Asset Management
9 29 (5.07%) PRINCE2
10 28 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (4.72%) Data Analysis
12 26 (4.55%) ITIL
12 26 (4.55%) Analytics
13 24 (4.20%) Data Modelling
13 24 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (3.85%) SIEM
15 22 (3.85%) Workflow
15 22 (3.85%) Data Management
15 22 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 123 (21.50%) SQL
2 32 (5.59%) C#
3 29 (5.07%) Java
4 26 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 17 (2.97%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.10%) Python
7 11 (1.92%) Perl
7 11 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.05%) VBScript
8 6 (1.05%) VBA
9 5 (0.87%) PHP
9 5 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.70%) JCL
10 4 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.70%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.52%) XPath
12 2 (0.35%) SAS Macro
12 2 (0.35%) Ruby
12 2 (0.35%) F#
12 2 (0.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (13.11%) Degree
2 43 (7.52%) ISEB
3 19 (3.32%) CISSP
4 17 (2.97%) ISTQB
5 15 (2.62%) CEH
5 15 (2.62%) GIAC
6 12 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (1.92%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.40%) VCP4
8 8 (1.40%) SSCP
9 7 (1.22%) CISA
9 7 (1.22%) MCP
9 7 (1.22%) GCIA
10 6 (1.05%) PhD
10 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.87%) HND
12 4 (0.70%) MCSE
12 4 (0.70%) CISM
12 4 (0.70%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.55%) QA
2 20 (3.50%) SLA
3 14 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (2.10%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.92%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.05%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.87%) Basel II
7 5 (0.87%) FATCA
8 4 (0.70%) P3O
9 1 (0.17%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.17%) MiFID
9 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.10%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.05%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.87%) XenApp
6 5 (0.87%) vSphere
7 3 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.35%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.35%) vCloud
9 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (2.10%) Control-M
2 9 (1.57%) NetBackup
2 9 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.57%) HP SIM
3 8 (1.40%) SCOM
4 6 (1.05%) SCCM
5 4 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.35%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.17%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 129 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 42 (7.34%) VMware
3 35 (6.12%) HP
4 28 (4.90%) Cisco
5 17 (2.97%) Oracle
6 16 (2.80%) SolarWinds
7 11 (1.92%) Business Objects
7 11 (1.92%) BMC
8 10 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.57%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.57%) SAP
9 9 (1.57%) EMC
10 8 (1.40%) Cognos
11 7 (1.22%) IBM
11 7 (1.22%) Citrix
11 7 (1.22%) Veritas
12 6 (1.05%) CA
12 6 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
13 5 (0.87%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.87%) Twitter
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