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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 73 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 24 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.88% 1.30% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.36% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 13
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £39,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,905
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.88%
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
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Systems Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 26 (72.22%) Finance
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 16 (44.44%) SDLC
4 15 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 15 (41.67%) .NET
4 15 (41.67%) Project Management
5 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.78%) Asset Management
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 8 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (19.44%) Investment Management
8 7 (19.44%) Retail
8 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.89%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.11%) Office 365
10 4 (11.11%) Degree
11 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
11 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
11 3 (8.33%) ISEB
12 2 (5.56%) Citrix
12 2 (5.56%) CA
12 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
12 2 (5.56%) Symantec
12 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
12 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.56%) SAS
1 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DHCP
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) WinDbg
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (72.22%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.78%) Economics
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Physics
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
1 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) SDLC
2 15 (41.67%) Project Management
3 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Asset Management
5 8 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (19.44%) Investment Management
7 5 (13.89%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL
9 2 (5.56%) Migration
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) Scrum
9 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.56%) Use Case
9 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.56%) XenApp
1 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
1 2 (5.56%) SCOM
1 2 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) CA
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) Citrix
2 2 (5.56%) Symantec
2 2 (5.56%) Varonis
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Baan
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) TSYS
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