The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 10 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 434 602 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.27% 19.74% 16.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.97% 20.68% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 264 395 378
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,861 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2717 2911 3701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.47% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1644 1836 2429
Median salary £45,000 £42,926 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 214 £40,000 -3.61% 39
Glasgow -9 183 £34,000 -9.93% 24
Fife +1 10 £27,250 -36.51% 2
Falkirk -1 6 £43,750 -
Aberdeen +1 5 £32,650 -18.37%
Stirling -12 4 - - 1
West Lothian -5 3 £40,000 - 3
Midlothian +2 2 £36,000 -
Argyll and Bute 0 2 £26,914 +9.85%
North Lanarkshire -8 2 - -
Lanarkshire 0 1 £46,000 +15.00%
Inverclyde -3 1 - - 1
Renfrewshire -4 1 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Highlands - 1 £36,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 £45,000 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 362 (40.95%) Finance
2 230 (26.02%) SQL
3 181 (20.48%) Business Analysis
4 168 (19.00%) Banking
5 158 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
6 134 (15.16%) Degree
7 131 (14.82%) Microsoft
8 125 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
9 121 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 108 (12.22%) Project Management
11 105 (11.88%) Windows
12 96 (10.86%) MS Excel
13 93 (10.52%) Retail
14 80 (9.05%) SQL Server
15 78 (8.82%) Oracle
16 70 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
17 69 (7.81%) ITIL
18 64 (7.24%) SDLC
19 60 (6.79%) MS Office
20 53 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
21 52 (5.88%) Migration
21 52 (5.88%) Data Analysis
21 52 (5.88%) Data Centre
22 51 (5.77%) Computer Science
22 51 (5.77%) Unix
23 50 (5.66%) .NET
24 49 (5.54%) Management Information System
24 49 (5.54%) Line Management
25 48 (5.43%) Java
26 47 (5.32%) C#

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.05%) SAS
3 21 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 17 (1.92%) JBoss
5 11 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.79%) Apache
7 7 (0.79%) CMS
7 7 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (0.68%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.57%) IIS
10 4 (0.45%) Confluence
10 4 (0.45%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.34%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 96 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 60 (6.79%) MS Office
3 22 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.13%) MS Project
6 5 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.45%) S-PLUS
7 4 (0.45%) SPSS
8 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.11%) DOC1
9 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (1.02%) SAP CO
1 9 (1.02%) SAP FI
1 9 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (1.02%) SAP MM
2 8 (0.90%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.68%) Cognos Controller
4 6 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.45%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.45%) SAP SCM
7 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.34%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.34%) SAP cProjects
7 3 (0.34%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.34%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.36%) Office 365
2 10 (1.13%) Google Analytics
2 10 (1.13%) SaaS
3 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.62%) Firewall
2 17 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (1.81%) Internet
3 16 (1.81%) Network Security
4 12 (1.36%) Intranet
5 11 (1.24%) LAN
5 11 (1.24%) WAN
6 10 (1.13%) DMZ
6 10 (1.13%) HTTP
6 10 (1.13%) SSL
7 9 (1.02%) DNS
8 8 (0.90%) tcpdump
9 7 (0.79%) VPN
10 6 (0.68%) DHCP
11 5 (0.57%) ATM
11 5 (0.57%) SAN
11 5 (0.57%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.45%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
4 24 (2.71%) Relational Database
5 20 (2.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 17 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 17 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.58%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.47%) Data Mining
9 13 (1.47%) QlikView
10 11 (1.24%) BusinessObjects XI
10 11 (1.24%) MS Access
11 9 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.68%) Base SAS
13 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.68%) Star Schema
14 5 (0.57%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 14 (1.58%) Selenium
2 12 (1.36%) JIRA
3 9 (1.02%) FitNesse
3 9 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.79%) Maven
5 6 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.45%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.34%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.23%) SAP CE
8 2 (0.23%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.23%) Subversion
8 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (0.23%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.11%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.11%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.11%) JUnit
9 1 (0.11%) MSI
9 1 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
General
1 362 (40.95%) Finance
2 168 (19.00%) Banking
3 93 (10.52%) Retail
4 35 (3.96%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 27 (3.05%) Retail Banking
6 19 (2.15%) Front Office
7 16 (1.81%) Marketing
8 14 (1.58%) Law
8 14 (1.58%) Legal
8 14 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.13%) Spanish Language
11 8 (0.90%) Local Government
12 7 (0.79%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.68%) Back Office
14 5 (0.57%) Games
14 5 (0.57%) Publishing
15 4 (0.45%) Billing
15 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (5.66%) .NET
2 43 (4.86%) XML
3 20 (2.26%) HTML
4 13 (1.47%) Hibernate
4 13 (1.47%) Spring
5 10 (1.13%) ASP.NET
5 10 (1.13%) CSS
5 10 (1.13%) Middleware
5 10 (1.13%) XSL
6 9 (1.02%) Web Services
7 8 (0.90%) SOAP
8 7 (0.79%) Castor
8 7 (0.79%) Drools
8 7 (0.79%) jBPM
8 7 (0.79%) REST
9 5 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (0.57%) Gherkin
9 5 (0.57%) SAP Basis
10 4 (0.45%) HTML5
10 4 (0.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 125 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 51 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 49 (5.54%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.60%) Derivative
5 23 (2.60%) Statistics
6 22 (2.49%) Mathematics
7 20 (2.26%) Economics
8 19 (2.15%) Fixed Income
9 18 (2.04%) Credit Risk
10 16 (1.81%) User Experience
11 14 (1.58%) Security Operations Centre
12 13 (1.47%) Physics
13 12 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (1.24%) DataPower
14 11 (1.24%) Psychology
14 11 (1.24%) Reference Data
15 10 (1.13%) Mobile Banking
16 8 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (0.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 105 (11.88%) Windows
2 51 (5.77%) Unix
3 28 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 25 (2.83%) Linux
4 25 (2.83%) Windows 7
4 25 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.58%) Windows XP
8 8 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.23%) AIX
10 2 (0.23%) Android
11 1 (0.11%) Solaris
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (20.48%) Business Analysis
2 158 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 108 (12.22%) Project Management
5 70 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
6 69 (7.81%) ITIL
7 64 (7.24%) SDLC
8 52 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 52 (5.88%) Migration
9 49 (5.54%) Line Management
10 42 (4.75%) Asset Management
11 41 (4.64%) Data Modelling
11 41 (4.64%) Information Security
12 40 (4.52%) Analytics
12 40 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 39 (4.41%) ERP
13 39 (4.41%) Test Scripting
14 38 (4.30%) Systems Analysis
15 37 (4.19%) Change Management
15 37 (4.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 230 (26.02%) SQL
2 48 (5.43%) Java
3 47 (5.32%) C#
4 31 (3.51%) PL/SQL
4 31 (3.51%) VBA
5 21 (2.38%) Python
5 21 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 16 (1.81%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.58%) C++
8 11 (1.24%) Perl
9 8 (0.90%) ABAP
9 8 (0.90%) XPath
10 7 (0.79%) Groovy
10 7 (0.79%) R
11 6 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.57%) Ruby
13 4 (0.45%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.45%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.34%) PHP
14 3 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 134 (15.16%) Degree
2 47 (5.32%) ISEB
3 24 (2.71%) ISTQB
4 18 (2.04%) CISSP
5 14 (1.58%) HND
6 13 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (1.24%) CEH
7 11 (1.24%) GIAC
8 10 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.13%) Security Cleared
9 9 (1.02%) CISA
10 8 (0.90%) GCIA
10 8 (0.90%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.79%) CBAP
11 7 (0.79%) IIBA
11 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.57%) PhD
13 4 (0.45%) CISM
13 4 (0.45%) HNC
14 3 (0.34%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.09%) QA
2 25 (2.83%) SLA
3 10 (1.13%) Basel II
4 5 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.57%) ISO 8583
4 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 7816
5 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.45%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.23%) COBIT
7 2 (0.23%) FATCA
7 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 36 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.45%) Squid
4 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.23%) XenApp
5 1 (0.11%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (1.58%) SCCM
2 9 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.79%) SCOM
4 5 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.34%) Control-M
5 3 (0.34%) Nessus
6 2 (0.23%) QRadar
6 2 (0.23%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.11%) Ansible
7 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.11%) Puppet
7 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 131 (14.82%) Microsoft
2 78 (8.82%) Oracle
3 38 (4.30%) SAP
4 21 (2.38%) Cisco
5 20 (2.26%) VMware
6 16 (1.81%) Informatica
7 15 (1.70%) Charles River
7 15 (1.70%) Cognos
7 15 (1.70%) IBM
8 13 (1.47%) Citrix
9 12 (1.36%) JD Edwards
10 10 (1.13%) Google
10 10 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
10 10 (1.13%) Sybase
11 9 (1.02%) Bloomberg
12 8 (0.90%) Avaya
12 8 (0.90%) Reuters
13 7 (0.79%) Apple
14 6 (0.68%) HP
14 6 (0.68%) Sun
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + significant bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 30 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £46000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Borders
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 40k + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Selkirk, Selkirkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Dunfermline, Fife
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- £58,000+ an EXCELLENT package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Generous Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + flexi-benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago