The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 78 87 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 19 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.49% 0.94% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.98% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 6
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% -17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
Technical 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% -

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Analyst Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 29 (72.50%) Banking
2 27 (67.50%) Finance
3 23 (57.50%) SQL
4 21 (52.50%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (52.50%) Business Analysis
5 17 (42.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (40.00%) SAS
6 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (37.50%) Data Mining
8 12 (30.00%) UML
8 12 (30.00%) ISEB
8 12 (30.00%) Basel II
8 12 (30.00%) Solvency II
9 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
11 8 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (17.50%) SDLC
13 6 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
13 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
13 6 (15.00%) .NET
13 6 (15.00%) Project Management
13 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (15.00%) Degree
14 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
15 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
16 3 (7.50%) Oracle
16 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
16 3 (7.50%) Software Testing

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (37.50%) Data Mining
3 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 29 (72.50%) Banking
2 27 (67.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Front Office
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Business Analysis
2 17 (42.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (30.00%) UML
5 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) SDLC
7 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 6 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
9 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
10 2 (5.00%) SOA
10 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
11 1 (2.50%) ERP
11 1 (2.50%) ETL
11 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
11 1 (2.50%) Manual Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) ISEB
2 6 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) CCNA
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) Basel II
1 12 (30.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Hyperion
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) TIBCO