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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 287 306 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.24% 19.37% 20.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.46% 20.41% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 169 191 102
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,738 £27,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1278 1499 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.60% 94.87% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 797 968 606
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,350 £60,000 £59,000
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 27 May 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 309 (56.59%) Finance
2 115 (21.06%) Banking
3 106 (19.41%) SQL
4 85 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
5 84 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 84 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (14.10%) Degree
7 76 (13.92%) Windows
7 76 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (11.54%) Business Analysis
9 56 (10.26%) Asset Management
10 53 (9.71%) MS Excel
11 49 (8.97%) Project Management
12 47 (8.61%) Linux
13 45 (8.24%) SQL Server
13 45 (8.24%) Retail
14 44 (8.06%) Systems Analysis
15 37 (6.78%) Software Testing
16 36 (6.59%) ISEB
17 34 (6.23%) User Acceptance Testing
17 34 (6.23%) Investment Management
17 34 (6.23%) Data Centre
18 33 (6.04%) MS Office
18 33 (6.04%) Java
18 33 (6.04%) VMware
18 33 (6.04%) Firewall
19 29 (5.31%) Active Directory
19 29 (5.31%) QA
20 28 (5.13%) Retail Banking
21 27 (4.95%) MS Exchange

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 27 (4.95%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.85%) SAS
3 16 (2.93%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.10%) Lync
5 6 (1.10%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.73%) IIS
8 3 (0.55%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.37%) JBoss
9 2 (0.37%) CMS
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.18%) Apache
10 1 (0.18%) CICS
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
Applications
1 53 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.04%) MS Office
3 13 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.47%) MS Project
6 3 (0.55%) SPSS
7 2 (0.37%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 24 (4.40%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.28%) SAP MDM
3 6 (1.10%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.92%) HiPortfolio
5 3 (0.55%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.55%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.37%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.18%) Finacle
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.18%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.04%) Firewall
2 24 (4.40%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (3.48%) WAN
4 18 (3.30%) LAN
5 14 (2.56%) Network Security
6 11 (2.01%) SAN
6 11 (2.01%) Intranet
7 8 (1.47%) Internet
7 8 (1.47%) tcpdump
8 5 (0.92%) MPLS
8 5 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.73%) Wireless
9 4 (0.73%) DNS
9 4 (0.73%) MRTG
10 3 (0.55%) VPN
11 2 (0.37%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (0.37%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.47%) Data Mining
5 7 (1.28%) MySQL
6 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.55%) Base SAS
7 3 (0.55%) DB2
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.55%) DataStage
7 3 (0.55%) JasperReports
7 3 (0.55%) QlikView
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (2.56%) Selenium
2 13 (2.38%) JIRA
3 11 (2.01%) Cucumber
4 10 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (1.65%) WebDriver
6 8 (1.47%) LoadRunner
7 6 (1.10%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.92%) MSI
9 2 (0.37%) JMeter
9 2 (0.37%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.37%) JUnit
9 2 (0.37%) MSTest
9 2 (0.37%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.18%) Behat
10 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
General
1 309 (56.59%) Finance
2 115 (21.06%) Banking
3 45 (8.24%) Retail
4 28 (5.13%) Retail Banking
5 20 (3.66%) Front Office
6 15 (2.75%) Law
7 9 (1.65%) Back Office
8 8 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.92%) Marketing
11 3 (0.55%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.37%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) International Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.76%) .NET
2 18 (3.30%) XML
3 11 (2.01%) ASP.NET
3 11 (2.01%) Web Services
4 9 (1.65%) HTML
4 9 (1.65%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.47%) Gherkin
6 6 (1.10%) jQuery
7 5 (0.92%) CSS
8 4 (0.73%) Ajax
8 4 (0.73%) HTML5
9 3 (0.55%) Apache Flex
9 3 (0.55%) J2EE
10 2 (0.37%) JSP
10 2 (0.37%) XSD
10 2 (0.37%) CSS3
11 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.18%) ISPF
11 1 (0.18%) EJB 3.0
11 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 85 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.23%) Data Centre
3 14 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.65%) Mathematics
4 9 (1.65%) Blackberry
4 9 (1.65%) Kindle
5 8 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.10%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.10%) Equities
6 6 (1.10%) Economics
6 6 (1.10%) Statistics
7 5 (0.92%) Fixed Income
7 5 (0.92%) iPad
8 4 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.55%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.37%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 76 (13.92%) Windows
2 47 (8.61%) Linux
3 20 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (3.66%) Windows 7
4 16 (2.93%) UNIX
5 15 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.65%) AIX
7 9 (1.65%) Android
8 8 (1.47%) Solaris
8 8 (1.47%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.37%) Debian
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (11.54%) Business Analysis
4 56 (10.26%) Asset Management
5 49 (8.97%) Project Management
6 44 (8.06%) Systems Analysis
7 37 (6.78%) Software Testing
8 34 (6.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (6.23%) Investment Management
9 27 (4.95%) PRINCE2
9 27 (4.95%) Migration
10 23 (4.21%) Data Management
10 23 (4.21%) Data Analysis
10 23 (4.21%) Test Automation
11 21 (3.85%) Change Management
11 21 (3.85%) SDLC
12 19 (3.48%) Requirements Analysis
13 18 (3.30%) SIEM
13 18 (3.30%) Manual Testing
14 17 (3.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (19.41%) SQL
2 33 (6.04%) Java
3 26 (4.76%) C#
4 15 (2.75%) Perl
5 11 (2.01%) Python
6 10 (1.83%) VB
7 9 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.47%) Assembly Language
8 8 (1.47%) VBA
8 8 (1.47%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.10%) PHP
10 4 (0.73%) C++
10 4 (0.73%) C
10 4 (0.73%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.73%) XPath
10 4 (0.73%) R
11 2 (0.37%) JCL
11 2 (0.37%) F#
11 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 77 (14.10%) Degree
2 36 (6.59%) ISEB
3 23 (4.21%) CISSP
4 15 (2.75%) ISTQB
5 13 (2.38%) GIAC
6 12 (2.20%) CEH
7 11 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.65%) CISMP
9 8 (1.47%) CISA
9 8 (1.47%) CISM
9 8 (1.47%) GCIA
10 6 (1.10%) MCSE
10 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.73%) SSCP
12 4 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.73%) Security+ Certification
13 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.31%) QA
2 18 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.93%) ISO 9001
4 12 (2.20%) SLA
5 11 (2.01%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.28%) FATCA
6 7 (1.28%) PCI DSS
7 6 (1.10%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.55%) Basel II
9 3 (0.55%) MiFID
9 3 (0.55%) P3O
10 2 (0.37%) AIFMD
System Software
1 29 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.83%) VMware ESX
4 8 (1.47%) vSphere
5 6 (1.10%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.92%) XenApp
7 4 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.55%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.65%) HP SIM
2 9 (1.65%) Control-M
3 8 (1.47%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.92%) SCCM
4 5 (0.92%) SCOM
5 4 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.18%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.18%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 84 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.04%) VMware
3 24 (4.40%) HP
4 23 (4.21%) Charles River
5 22 (4.03%) Cisco
6 16 (2.93%) Oracle
7 14 (2.56%) SolarWinds
8 12 (2.20%) Business Objects
9 11 (2.01%) Citrix
9 11 (2.01%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.83%) SAP
11 8 (1.47%) BMC
11 8 (1.47%) Veritas
12 6 (1.10%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.10%) Cognos
13 5 (0.92%) EMC
13 5 (0.92%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.92%) Symantec
13 5 (0.92%) Splunk
14 4 (0.73%) ArcSight
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Limited
Salary: Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: + Benefits packages
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing Ltd
Salary: competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits packages
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Benefits packages
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Solid Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + car allowance, benefits & pension
Posted: 6 days ago