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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 10 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 338 458 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.63% 15.62% 17.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.25% 16.32% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 224 278 336
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,525 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%

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
2216 2807 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.89% 95.74% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1821 1930
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -1 177 £38,000 -5.00% 44
Glasgow -8 100 £39,000 +9.85% 13
Inverclyde +1 14 £42,500 +36.00% 1
West Lothian -2 14 £32,500 -4.02% 1
Fife +7 7 £35,000 +7.69%
South Lanarkshire - 5 £36,400 -
Renfrewshire -2 3 £36,500 +21.66%
Scottish Borders - 3 £28,500 - 2
Dundee +20 2 £45,000 - 1
Stirling +10 2 £32,750 -10.27% 1
Perth and Kinross - 2 - -
Aberdeen +1 1 - -
Midlothian 0 1 £34,500 -4.16%
Strathclyde - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £33,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £34,000 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 200 (33.50%) Finance
2 141 (23.62%) SQL
3 120 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (18.09%) Microsoft
5 96 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (14.91%) Windows
7 84 (14.07%) Degree
8 80 (13.40%) ITIL
8 80 (13.40%) Oracle
8 80 (13.40%) SQL Server
9 72 (12.06%) Business Analysis
10 70 (11.73%) MS Excel
11 66 (11.06%) Project Management
12 64 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 58 (9.72%) Active Directory
14 51 (8.54%) C#
15 47 (7.87%) Data Analysis
16 46 (7.71%) .NET
17 44 (7.37%) MS Office
18 42 (7.04%) Windows Server
19 41 (6.87%) Banking
20 40 (6.70%) Firewall
20 40 (6.70%) Cisco
21 37 (6.20%) Analytics
22 36 (6.03%) Data Modelling
23 34 (5.70%) LAN
23 34 (5.70%) Linux
24 33 (5.53%) VPN
24 33 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
25 32 (5.36%) Network Security

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 19 (3.18%) SAS
2 11 (1.84%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.17%) IBM Domino
3 7 (1.17%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.01%) CMS
4 6 (1.01%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.84%) IIS
6 4 (0.67%) ArcGIS
6 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.67%) JBoss
7 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.34%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 70 (11.73%) MS Excel
2 44 (7.37%) MS Office
3 11 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.50%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
6 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 15 (2.51%) SAP HCM
2 8 (1.34%) SAP HR
3 6 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.67%) SunGard APT
5 3 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.50%) Fishtalk
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.50%) Q-Pulse
5 3 (0.50%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.50%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.17%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.01%) SaaS
3 5 (0.84%) Office 365
4 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.34%) IaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.17%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.70%) Firewall
2 34 (5.70%) LAN
3 33 (5.53%) VPN
4 32 (5.36%) Network Security
5 26 (4.36%) TCP/IP
6 21 (3.52%) WAN
7 19 (3.18%) SAN
7 19 (3.18%) Wireless
8 17 (2.85%) MPLS
9 16 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (2.68%) VoIP
10 13 (2.18%) DNS
11 12 (2.01%) NAS
12 10 (1.68%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (1.68%) IPsec
12 10 (1.68%) Spanning Tree
12 10 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (1.34%) tcpdump
13 8 (1.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.01%) MySQL
5 11 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (1.68%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.51%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.51%) QlikView
8 7 (1.17%) Big Data
8 7 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.17%) GIS
8 7 (1.17%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.01%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.84%) DTS
10 5 (0.84%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (2.85%) Cucumber
3 16 (2.68%) Visual Studio
4 15 (2.51%) HP UFT
4 15 (2.51%) SpecFlow
5 7 (1.17%) FitNesse
5 7 (1.17%) Selenium
6 6 (1.01%) JIRA
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.67%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.50%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.34%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (0.34%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.17%) Mocha
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.17%) Redmine
General
1 200 (33.50%) Finance
2 41 (6.87%) Banking
3 18 (3.02%) Retail
4 16 (2.68%) Marketing
5 13 (2.18%) Front Office
6 10 (1.68%) Legal
7 8 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.17%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.84%) Back Office
9 5 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.67%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.71%) .NET
2 18 (3.02%) AngularJS
2 18 (3.02%) ASP.NET
3 17 (2.85%) .NET Framework
4 15 (2.51%) Gherkin
5 14 (2.35%) XML
6 8 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (1.34%) Middleware
7 6 (1.01%) jQuery
8 5 (0.84%) HTML
8 5 (0.84%) SAML
8 5 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (0.67%) CSS
9 4 (0.67%) Google Maps API
10 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (0.50%) CGI
10 3 (0.50%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (0.50%) SOAP
11 2 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 120 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 19 (3.18%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.18%) Derivative
6 12 (2.01%) User Experience
7 10 (1.68%) PKI
8 9 (1.51%) EPoS
9 6 (1.01%) OTC Derivatives
9 6 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.67%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.67%) Fintech
10 4 (0.67%) iPhone
10 4 (0.67%) SCADA
10 4 (0.67%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.50%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.50%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.34%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 89 (14.91%) Windows
2 42 (7.04%) Windows Server
3 34 (5.70%) Linux
4 24 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (3.69%) Unix
5 22 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.85%) Windows 7
7 16 (2.68%) AIX
8 11 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.01%) Android
10 5 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.84%) Solaris
10 5 (0.84%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.67%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.34%) zOS
14 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (13.40%) ITIL
3 72 (12.06%) Business Analysis
4 66 (11.06%) Project Management
5 64 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (7.87%) Data Analysis
7 37 (6.20%) Analytics
8 36 (6.03%) Data Modelling
9 33 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (4.86%) Asset Management
11 29 (4.86%) Migration
12 28 (4.69%) TDD
13 27 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (4.19%) Scrum
14 25 (4.19%) User Stories
15 24 (4.02%) Process Improvement
16 23 (3.85%) SDLC
17 22 (3.69%) Defect Management
17 22 (3.69%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 141 (23.62%) SQL
2 51 (8.54%) C#
3 30 (5.03%) PL/SQL
4 18 (3.02%) Java
5 14 (2.35%) T-SQL
6 11 (1.84%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.51%) Perl
7 9 (1.51%) PHP
7 9 (1.51%) Python
7 9 (1.51%) R
8 8 (1.34%) VBA
9 7 (1.17%) VB
10 6 (1.01%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.84%) C++
12 4 (0.67%) C
12 4 (0.67%) VBScript
13 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.50%) Fortran
13 3 (0.50%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.17%) JCL
Qualifications
1 84 (14.07%) Degree
2 26 (4.36%) ISEB
3 16 (2.68%) ISTQB
4 15 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.84%) CCNP
6 8 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.01%) CBAP
7 6 (1.01%) IIBA
7 6 (1.01%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.67%) CFA
8 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.50%) CCNA
10 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.34%) HND
10 2 (0.34%) MCSA
10 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.17%) MCDST
11 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.35%) SLA
2 16 (2.68%) QA
3 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.34%) MiFID
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) EMIR
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) UCITS
System Software
1 58 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.17%) Terminal Server
4 7 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.67%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.67%) XenApp
6 3 (0.50%) RHEV
7 2 (0.34%) Firmware
7 2 (0.34%) Squid
7 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 23 (3.85%) SCCM
2 13 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.68%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.67%) DameWare
5 3 (0.50%) Puppet
6 2 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.34%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 108 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 80 (13.40%) Oracle
3 40 (6.70%) Cisco
4 31 (5.19%) VMware
5 22 (3.69%) SAP
6 20 (3.35%) CheckPoint
7 18 (3.02%) HP
8 14 (2.35%) Citrix
9 10 (1.68%) Aruba
9 10 (1.68%) F5
10 9 (1.51%) Tableau
11 8 (1.34%) Charles River
11 8 (1.34%) Juniper
12 7 (1.17%) Lotus
12 7 (1.17%) Sourcefire
13 6 (1.01%) Informatica
13 6 (1.01%) Palo Alto
14 5 (0.84%) Apple
14 5 (0.84%) IBM
14 5 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £41000 - £61000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: competitive entry-level salary + excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gourock, Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Call Centre Associates
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + significant bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Livingston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Net Talent
Salary: Pension scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago