The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 86 83 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 29 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.90% 1.21% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.27% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 16
Average salary £44,500 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.81% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £27,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £28,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Systems 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
1467 1343 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.95% 95.45% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 956 865 847
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Systems Analyst Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Systems Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems 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 Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 44 (50.00%) Finance
2 40 (45.45%) Business Analysis
3 28 (31.82%) Banking
4 24 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (26.14%) Retail
5 23 (26.14%) Degree
6 22 (25.00%) Retail Banking
7 21 (23.86%) SQL
8 17 (19.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (17.05%) MS Project
9 15 (17.05%) MS Office
9 15 (17.05%) PRINCE
10 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
10 14 (15.91%) Asset Management
11 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (14.77%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (12.50%) ISEB
13 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
14 9 (10.23%) T-SQL
14 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (7.95%) Oracle
15 7 (7.95%) ITIL
15 7 (7.95%) ERP
16 6 (6.82%) XML
16 6 (6.82%) Project Management
16 6 (6.82%) Change Management
16 6 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
16 6 (6.82%) Procure-to-pay
16 6 (6.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems 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 Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.41%) SAS
2 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.14%) JBoss
2 1 (1.14%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (17.05%) MS Project
1 15 (17.05%) MS Office
2 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (6.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) LAN
1 4 (4.55%) WLAN
1 4 (4.55%) WAN
1 4 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.55%) QlikView
4 4 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.14%) MS Access
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.14%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (50.00%) Finance
2 28 (31.82%) Banking
3 23 (26.14%) Retail
4 22 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.41%) Law
6 2 (2.27%) Legal
6 2 (2.27%) Games
6 2 (2.27%) Front Office
7 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) XML
2 2 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) Middleware
3 1 (1.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Credit Risk
2 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.14%) Economics
4 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.14%) Physics
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 24 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (19.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (17.05%) PRINCE
5 14 (15.91%) Asset Management
6 13 (14.77%) Systems Analysis
6 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.95%) ITIL
7 7 (7.95%) ERP
8 6 (6.82%) Project Management
8 6 (6.82%) Change Management
8 6 (6.82%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (4.55%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.55%) CRM
9 4 (4.55%) UML
9 4 (4.55%) Data Management
9 4 (4.55%) Fund Management
10 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (3.41%) Scrum
11 2 (2.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.86%) SQL
2 9 (10.23%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.41%) Java
3 3 (3.41%) Python
4 2 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (1.14%) C#
5 1 (1.14%) C++
5 1 (1.14%) VB
5 1 (1.14%) VBA
5 1 (1.14%) SAS Macro
5 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (26.14%) Degree
2 11 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) XenServer
2 1 (1.14%) Squid
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle
2 4 (4.55%) Cisco
2 4 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 4 (4.55%) HP
2 4 (4.55%) EMC
2 4 (4.55%) Citrix
2 4 (4.55%) VMware
2 4 (4.55%) F5
3 3 (3.41%) TSYS
4 1 (1.14%) thinkFolio
4 1 (1.14%) Informatica
4 1 (1.14%) Charles River
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft