The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 534 501 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.19% 15.18% 17.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.26% 15.91% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 326 313 345
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2924 3149 2838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.42% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1920 2033 1970
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 27 January 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +3 267 £40,500 +22.72% 53
Glasgow -1 163 £36,125 -3.66% 33
Stirling +2 45 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Aberdeen -13 16 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Fife +7 11 £42,926 +1.00% 3
Renfrewshire +6 7 - - 1
Dundee +5 4 - -
North Lanarkshire +1 3 £24,500 -18.33% 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Midlothian - 3 £42,000 - 1
Aberdeenshire +3 1 £36,000 -10.00%
West Lothian -10 1 £42,500 +27.81% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £27,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £21,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £20,500 - 1
Perthshire - 1 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 604 (50.12%) Finance
2 323 (26.80%) SQL
3 230 (19.09%) Microsoft
4 220 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
5 208 (17.26%) Business Analysis
6 205 (17.01%) Banking
7 201 (16.68%) Windows
8 174 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
9 166 (13.78%) SQL Server
10 163 (13.53%) MS Excel
11 148 (12.28%) Degree
12 144 (11.95%) Project Management
13 135 (11.20%) ITIL
14 134 (11.12%) Oracle
15 120 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 113 (9.38%) MS Office
17 102 (8.46%) Java
18 101 (8.38%) Systems Analysis
19 94 (7.80%) ISEB
20 91 (7.55%) Linux
21 90 (7.47%) UNIX
22 87 (7.22%) C#
22 87 (7.22%) Active Directory
23 82 (6.80%) .NET
24 76 (6.31%) Windows 7
25 72 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
26 70 (5.81%) Retail
27 67 (5.56%) Change Management
28 65 (5.39%) HP
29 64 (5.31%) ISTQB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 53 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 52 (4.32%) MS Exchange
3 42 (3.49%) SAS
4 19 (1.58%) WebLogic
4 19 (1.58%) IIS
4 19 (1.58%) JBoss
5 18 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (1.41%) WorkSite
7 16 (1.33%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.24%) Lync
9 14 (1.16%) CMS
10 11 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (0.83%) Apache
12 9 (0.75%) NServiceBus
13 8 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.58%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
16 3 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 163 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 113 (9.38%) MS Office
3 47 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (3.07%) MS Project
5 14 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) FastStats
7 2 (0.17%) Mingle
8 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (2.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
4 16 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
5 14 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
7 8 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.58%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (0.41%) Markit EDM
10 5 (0.41%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.41%) SAP SD
10 5 (0.41%) SAP R/3
10 5 (0.41%) Oracle SCM
10 5 (0.41%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.41%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.083%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.73%) Firewall
2 34 (2.82%) WAN
3 30 (2.49%) LAN
4 27 (2.24%) DNS
5 26 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
6 25 (2.07%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.41%) HTTP
7 17 (1.41%) DMZ
8 15 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (1.24%) FTP
9 14 (1.16%) Network Security
10 12 (1.00%) SMTP
11 11 (0.91%) HTTPS
12 10 (0.83%) VPN
13 9 (0.75%) SAN
13 9 (0.75%) Wireless
14 7 (0.58%) IP Telephony
15 6 (0.50%) DHCP
15 6 (0.50%) LDAP
15 6 (0.50%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (2.66%) Relational Database
4 28 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (2.07%) Oracle Database
7 24 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (1.58%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.16%) DB2
10 12 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (0.83%) Data Mining
12 9 (0.75%) SQLPlus
12 9 (0.75%) MS Access
13 7 (0.58%) MySQL
13 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.41%) QlikView
16 4 (0.33%) Base SAS
16 4 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 30 (2.49%) Visual Studio
2 20 (1.66%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (1.41%) Selenium
3 17 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.33%) JIRA
5 14 (1.16%) LoadRunner
6 13 (1.08%) Cucumber
7 12 (1.00%) SpecFlow
8 9 (0.75%) Toad
9 5 (0.41%) PeopleTools
9 5 (0.41%) MSI
9 5 (0.41%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.33%) JUnit
11 3 (0.25%) NUnit
11 3 (0.25%) Moq
11 3 (0.25%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.25%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.17%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 604 (50.12%) Finance
2 205 (17.01%) Banking
3 70 (5.81%) Retail
4 40 (3.32%) Retail Banking
5 33 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 29 (2.41%) Law
7 28 (2.32%) Marketing
8 27 (2.24%) Back Office
9 26 (2.16%) Legal
10 17 (1.41%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.08%) General Ledger
12 11 (0.91%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.83%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.58%) Front Office
14 7 (0.58%) Electronics
15 6 (0.50%) Billing
16 5 (0.41%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.33%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
18 3 (0.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (6.80%) .NET
2 49 (4.07%) XML
3 38 (3.15%) HTML
4 33 (2.74%) ASP.NET
5 32 (2.66%) jQuery
6 24 (1.99%) Web Services
7 21 (1.74%) .NET Framework
8 20 (1.66%) JSP
9 18 (1.49%) SOAP
9 18 (1.49%) CSS
10 13 (1.08%) Struts
10 13 (1.08%) Hibernate
10 13 (1.08%) JSF
10 13 (1.08%) JBoss Seam
10 13 (1.08%) Java EE 5
10 13 (1.08%) RichFaces
10 13 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (1.08%) REST
10 13 (1.08%) JAX-RS
11 12 (1.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 220 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 32 (2.66%) Computer Science
4 23 (1.91%) Credit Risk
5 20 (1.66%) Derivative
6 17 (1.41%) Equities
7 15 (1.24%) Blackberry
8 14 (1.16%) Mainframe
9 12 (1.00%) Mathematics
10 11 (0.91%) PMI
11 10 (0.83%) N-Tier
11 10 (0.83%) Fixed Income
12 9 (0.75%) Reference Data
13 8 (0.66%) Kindle
14 7 (0.58%) FMCG
14 7 (0.58%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.58%) PKI
15 6 (0.50%) Visualisation
15 6 (0.50%) Mobile App
16 5 (0.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 201 (16.68%) Windows
2 91 (7.55%) Linux
3 90 (7.47%) UNIX
4 76 (6.31%) Windows 7
5 47 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (2.32%) Windows XP
8 27 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (1.58%) Solaris
10 16 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (1.24%) AIX
12 8 (0.66%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.66%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.25%) CentOS
14 2 (0.17%) Android
14 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.083%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.083%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (17.26%) Business Analysis
2 174 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (11.95%) Project Management
4 135 (11.20%) ITIL
5 120 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 101 (8.38%) Systems Analysis
7 72 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
8 67 (5.56%) Change Management
9 55 (4.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 50 (4.15%) UML
11 48 (3.98%) Data Modelling
12 46 (3.82%) Data Analysis
13 45 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 44 (3.65%) PRINCE2
15 42 (3.49%) Mentoring
16 41 (3.40%) Workflow
17 39 (3.24%) Waterfall
18 38 (3.15%) Test Scripting
18 38 (3.15%) Asset Management
18 38 (3.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 323 (26.80%) SQL
2 102 (8.46%) Java
3 87 (7.22%) C#
4 54 (4.48%) JavaScript
5 35 (2.90%) VBA
6 32 (2.66%) T-SQL
7 30 (2.49%) VB
7 30 (2.49%) Shell Script
8 29 (2.41%) PowerShell
9 28 (2.32%) Python
9 28 (2.32%) Perl
9 28 (2.32%) PL/SQL
10 18 (1.49%) C++
11 11 (0.91%) RPG
11 11 (0.91%) VB.NET
11 11 (0.91%) RPG IV
12 9 (0.75%) C
12 9 (0.75%) VBScript
13 6 (0.50%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.41%) F#
Qualifications
1 148 (12.28%) Degree
2 94 (7.80%) ISEB
3 64 (5.31%) ISTQB
4 42 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (1.24%) CISSP
6 15 (1.24%) CEH
6 15 (1.24%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.00%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.00%) MCP
7 12 (1.00%) HND
8 11 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (0.91%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.75%) GIAC
10 8 (0.66%) MCDST
11 7 (0.58%) PhD
12 6 (0.50%) MCSE
12 6 (0.50%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.48%) QA
2 42 (3.49%) SLA
3 18 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.33%) Basel II
7 4 (0.33%) P3O
8 2 (0.17%) FATCA
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
8 2 (0.17%) MiFID
9 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.083%) COREP
9 1 (0.083%) AIFMD
System Software
1 87 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 38 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.83%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.58%) XenApp
6 6 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.41%) vSphere
8 3 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.17%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.17%) vCloud
10 1 (0.083%) HDFS
10 1 (0.083%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.083%) NFS
10 1 (0.083%) Squid
10 1 (0.083%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.91%) Control-M
3 9 (0.75%) SCOM
4 8 (0.66%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.58%) SCCM
5 7 (0.58%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.17%) CA LISA
7 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.083%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.083%) Nagios
8 1 (0.083%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.083%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.083%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.083%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.083%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 230 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 134 (11.12%) Oracle
3 65 (5.39%) HP
4 50 (4.15%) VMware
5 35 (2.90%) SAP
6 34 (2.82%) Cisco
7 33 (2.74%) Cognos
7 33 (2.74%) Sybase
8 25 (2.07%) Business Objects
9 23 (1.91%) Red Hat
10 17 (1.41%) Citrix
11 14 (1.16%) SolarWinds
11 14 (1.16%) Twitter
12 13 (1.08%) IBM
13 12 (1.00%) Informatica
13 12 (1.00%) Bloomberg
14 11 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
15 10 (0.83%) BMC
16 9 (0.75%) Reuters
17 8 (0.66%) EMC
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Fife
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Experis Ltd
Salary: £39401.00 - £46450.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Falkirk, Stirlingshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + plus bonus, pension, health, flexitime
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago