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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 76 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 27 46 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.89% 2.88% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 3.01% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 10
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £48,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
1343 1526 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.18% 95.61% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 870 1001 687
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 £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
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 1 July 2015.

Systems Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 29 (70.73%) Finance
2 24 (58.54%) Systems Analysis
3 19 (46.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (36.59%) Retail
5 14 (34.15%) Banking
6 12 (29.27%) Retail Banking
7 11 (26.83%) VB
8 10 (24.39%) Java
9 9 (21.95%) SQL
9 9 (21.95%) Investment Management
10 8 (19.51%) Markit EDM
10 8 (19.51%) Front Office
11 7 (17.07%) Charles River
11 7 (17.07%) Fund Management
11 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
12 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
13 5 (12.20%) Equities
13 5 (12.20%) Fixed Income
13 5 (12.20%) HiPortfolio
13 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
13 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (9.76%) SDLC
14 4 (9.76%) .NET
14 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
14 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
15 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (7.32%) Project Management
15 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
15 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (4.88%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Lync
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Markit EDM
2 5 (12.20%) HiPortfolio
3 3 (7.32%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (70.73%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Retail
3 14 (34.15%) Banking
4 12 (29.27%) Retail Banking
5 8 (19.51%) Front Office
6 2 (4.88%) Legal
7 1 (2.44%) Back Office
7 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) XSLT
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Fixed Income
1 5 (12.20%) Equities
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Kindle
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Systems Analysis
2 19 (46.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (21.95%) Investment Management
4 7 (17.07%) Fund Management
4 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
5 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
6 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.76%) SDLC
7 3 (7.32%) Project Management
8 2 (4.88%) Change Management
8 2 (4.88%) Validation
8 2 (4.88%) ETL
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.88%) Scrum
8 2 (4.88%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (4.88%) Information Security
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Line Management
8 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) VB
2 10 (24.39%) Java
3 9 (21.95%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.44%) VBA
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) CISSP
1 2 (4.88%) CISA
1 2 (4.88%) CISM
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.88%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.44%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) XenApp
1 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
1 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Charles River
2 2 (4.88%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) Symantec
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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