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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 84 87 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 26 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.74% 1.27% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.32% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 17
Average salary £46,000 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.27% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,700 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £37,250 £52,000
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
1430 1442 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.78% 96.39% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 979 934 730
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 November 2014.

Systems Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 40 (51.28%) Finance
2 33 (42.31%) Business Analysis
3 24 (30.77%) Banking
4 23 (29.49%) SQL
5 21 (26.92%) Retail
6 20 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (25.64%) Degree
7 19 (24.36%) Retail Banking
8 15 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
9 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
10 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (15.38%) Asset Management
11 11 (14.10%) MS Project
11 11 (14.10%) MS Office
11 11 (14.10%) PRINCE
11 11 (14.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (12.82%) ISEB
12 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
13 9 (11.54%) T-SQL
13 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (10.26%) Oracle
15 7 (8.97%) XML
15 7 (8.97%) ERP
16 6 (7.69%) Project Management
16 6 (7.69%) Change Management
16 6 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
16 6 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
16 6 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
16 6 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (2.56%) SAS
2 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.28%) JBoss
2 1 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Project
1 11 (14.10%) MS Office
2 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) LAN
1 3 (3.85%) WLAN
1 3 (3.85%) WAN
1 3 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.13%) QlikView
4 4 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) MS Access
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (51.28%) Finance
2 24 (30.77%) Banking
3 21 (26.92%) Retail
4 19 (24.36%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.85%) Law
6 2 (2.56%) Legal
6 2 (2.56%) Games
6 2 (2.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) XML
2 2 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) HTML
3 1 (1.28%) Middleware
3 1 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.56%) Physics
4 1 (1.28%) Economics
4 1 (1.28%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Business Analysis
2 20 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
4 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 11 (14.10%) PRINCE
5 11 (14.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (8.97%) ERP
7 6 (7.69%) Project Management
7 6 (7.69%) Change Management
7 6 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
8 4 (5.13%) Data Management
8 4 (5.13%) CRM
8 4 (5.13%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.85%) Investment Management
9 3 (3.85%) Fund Management
9 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.41%) Java
4 4 (5.13%) Perl
5 3 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.28%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.28%) C#
7 1 (1.28%) C++
7 1 (1.28%) VB
7 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) Degree
2 10 (12.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) XenServer
2 1 (1.28%) Squid
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) Cisco
2 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
2 3 (3.85%) HP
2 3 (3.85%) EMC
2 3 (3.85%) Citrix
2 3 (3.85%) VMware
2 3 (3.85%) F5
3 1 (1.28%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.28%) TSYS
3 1 (1.28%) Informatica
3 1 (1.28%) Charles River
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft