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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 91 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 21 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.40% 1.49% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.56% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 3
Average salary £55,000 £36,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.05% +5.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
1435 1349 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.73% 95.88% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 951 863 818
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 £29,400 £29,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Technical Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 14 (51.85%) Banking
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
4 7 (25.93%) Degree
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) XML
5 6 (22.22%) Windows
5 6 (22.22%) UML
5 6 (22.22%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 6 (22.22%) DNS
5 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (18.52%) VBScript
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) SOA
6 5 (18.52%) JIRA
7 4 (14.81%) Retail
7 4 (14.81%) Web Services
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.81%) HTML
8 3 (11.11%) C#
8 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.11%) PHP
8 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 3 (11.11%) .NET
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle
8 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 3 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) LDAP
2 2 (7.41%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) ClearCase
2 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.70%) PowerBuilder
General
1 14 (51.85%) Banking
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) International Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) Ajax
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.11%) jQuery
3 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) JSP
3 3 (11.11%) XSD
4 1 (3.70%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
2 6 (22.22%) UML
2 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) SOA
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Validation
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Release Management
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) VBScript
3 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Basel II
1 2 (7.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Control-M
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
1 7 (25.93%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 3 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
4 1 (3.70%) Brocade
4 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) Intel
4 1 (3.70%) BMC
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Teradata
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