The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 3 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 13.04% 6.67% 20.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.04% 6.67% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £27,500 - £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Analyst
West Lothian

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Livingston 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
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
23 45 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 100.00% 100.00% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 56
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Analyst
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Analyst Salary Trend in Livingston

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Livingston region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Volume Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) CISA
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) SLA
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) GIAC
4 1 (6.67%) GCIA
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) CEH
4 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Livingston region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Volume Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) GIAC
2 1 (6.67%) GCIA
2 1 (6.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft