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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 6 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 557 635 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.55% 15.68% 16.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.68% 16.50% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 347 370 310
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £26,000 £23,903
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
2982 3849 2941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.95% 95.01% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1844 2517 1722
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -1 248 £38,000 +8.57% 74
Glasgow +1 207 £42,000 +16.66% 32
Aberdeen +5 25 £37,500 +7.14%
Stirling +1 23 £33,000 -12.00% 2
Fife +10 12 £42,926 +1.00% 1
West Lothian -2 12 £40,000 +14.28% 3
North Lanarkshire +5 8 £40,000 +23.07%
Renfrewshire - 7 £51,250 -
Dundee +4 6 - -
Falkirk +3 4 £19,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £39,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £21,500 -
Scottish Borders +2 1 £21,500 -49.41% 1
Argyll and Bute - 1 £21,500 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £15,500 -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 563 (51.60%) Finance
2 286 (26.21%) SQL
3 191 (17.51%) Banking
3 191 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
4 169 (15.49%) Business Analysis
5 168 (15.40%) Microsoft
6 166 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
7 163 (14.94%) Degree
8 146 (13.38%) Windows
9 123 (11.27%) MS Excel
10 121 (11.09%) Oracle
11 106 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 105 (9.62%) SQL Server
13 103 (9.44%) Project Management
14 88 (8.07%) MS Office
15 77 (7.06%) Java
16 76 (6.97%) ISEB
17 74 (6.78%) ITIL
18 72 (6.60%) Systems Analysis
18 72 (6.60%) Linux
19 68 (6.23%) Active Directory
20 66 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
21 57 (5.22%) Data Analysis
22 55 (5.04%) Windows 7
23 53 (4.86%) Asset Management
23 53 (4.86%) Firewall
24 52 (4.77%) HP
25 51 (4.67%) UNIX
26 50 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
26 50 (4.58%) Test Scripting

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 47 (4.31%) MS Exchange
2 37 (3.39%) SAS
3 28 (2.57%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (1.19%) JBoss
6 12 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
7 11 (1.01%) Lync
8 10 (0.92%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.73%) WorkSite
10 8 (0.73%) IIS
11 7 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.37%) CMS
14 3 (0.27%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.18%) Apache
15 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.092%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 123 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 88 (8.07%) MS Office
3 42 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.37%) MS Project
6 2 (0.18%) SPSS
6 2 (0.18%) FastStats
6 2 (0.18%) Mingle
7 1 (0.092%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 33 (3.02%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (2.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (2.20%) Oracle Financials
4 18 (1.65%) Oracle Payables
5 17 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
6 16 (1.47%) Markit EDM
7 15 (1.37%) Oracle iProcurement
7 15 (1.37%) Oracle General Ledger
8 13 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (1.01%) SAP FI
10 9 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (0.82%) SAP CO
11 8 (0.73%) Oracle SCM
11 8 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 7 (0.64%) SAP MDM
12 7 (0.64%) BPCS
12 7 (0.64%) SAP R/3
12 7 (0.64%) SAP SD
12 7 (0.64%) Primavera
13 6 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.27%) Office 365
4 2 (0.18%) SaaS
4 2 (0.18%) SmartFocus
5 1 (0.092%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.86%) Firewall
2 32 (2.93%) WAN
3 28 (2.57%) LAN
4 25 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (2.02%) Network Security
6 15 (1.37%) SAN
7 11 (1.01%) Internet
7 11 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (1.01%) DNS
8 10 (0.92%) DMZ
9 9 (0.82%) Intranet
10 8 (0.73%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.73%) tcpdump
11 7 (0.64%) IP Telephony
11 7 (0.64%) VPN
12 6 (0.55%) MPLS
12 6 (0.55%) Wireless
13 4 (0.37%) SSL
13 4 (0.37%) DHCP
13 4 (0.37%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (3.48%) Relational Database
4 27 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 25 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.01%) Data Mining
8 10 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (0.92%) SQLPlus
9 7 (0.64%) MS Access
10 6 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.55%) QlikView
10 6 (0.55%) Cognos Query Studio
10 6 (0.55%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 6 (0.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 6 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 25 (2.29%) Selenium
2 17 (1.56%) JIRA
3 13 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (1.10%) Cucumber
5 11 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.92%) LoadRunner
7 9 (0.82%) Toad
8 7 (0.64%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.46%) PeopleTools
9 5 (0.46%) MSI
10 4 (0.37%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.27%) NUnit
11 3 (0.27%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.27%) Moq
12 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.18%) Hudson
12 2 (0.18%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.18%) JUnit
General
1 563 (51.60%) Finance
2 191 (17.51%) Banking
3 48 (4.40%) Retail
4 31 (2.84%) Investment Banking
5 27 (2.47%) Retail Banking
6 24 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.56%) Law
7 17 (1.56%) Marketing
8 15 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.37%) Back Office
9 13 (1.19%) Front Office
9 13 (1.19%) Legal
10 12 (1.10%) General Ledger
11 10 (0.92%) Billing
12 8 (0.73%) Private Banking
13 6 (0.55%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.37%) Automotive
15 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.18%) German Language
15 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (4.22%) .NET
2 25 (2.29%) Web Services
3 23 (2.11%) XML
4 20 (1.83%) ASP.NET
5 17 (1.56%) jQuery
6 14 (1.28%) HTML
7 12 (1.10%) .NET Framework
8 11 (1.01%) JSP
8 11 (1.01%) SOAP
9 10 (0.92%) Struts
9 10 (0.92%) JSF
9 10 (0.92%) Hibernate
9 10 (0.92%) REST
9 10 (0.92%) JBoss Seam
9 10 (0.92%) Java EE 5
9 10 (0.92%) RichFaces
9 10 (0.92%) JAX-RS
10 8 (0.73%) CSS
11 6 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (0.46%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 191 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.02%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.02%) Equities
5 19 (1.74%) Derivative
6 14 (1.28%) Fixed Income
6 14 (1.28%) FMCG
7 12 (1.10%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.01%) Credit Risk
9 10 (0.92%) AS400
9 10 (0.92%) Reference Data
10 9 (0.82%) Kindle
10 9 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.73%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.64%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.64%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 146 (13.38%) Windows
2 72 (6.60%) Linux
3 55 (5.04%) Windows 7
4 51 (4.67%) UNIX
5 33 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.92%) Windows XP
9 17 (1.56%) AIX
10 16 (1.47%) Solaris
11 12 (1.10%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.92%) Android
14 9 (0.82%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.27%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.092%) CentOS
17 1 (0.092%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (15.49%) Business Analysis
2 166 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 103 (9.44%) Project Management
5 74 (6.78%) ITIL
6 72 (6.60%) Systems Analysis
7 66 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
8 57 (5.22%) Data Analysis
9 53 (4.86%) Asset Management
10 50 (4.58%) Test Scripting
11 48 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 48 (4.40%) Change Management
12 46 (4.22%) Mentoring
13 44 (4.03%) Migration
13 44 (4.03%) Investment Management
14 43 (3.94%) PRINCE2
15 40 (3.67%) Requirements Analysis
16 38 (3.48%) Time Management
16 38 (3.48%) Information Security
17 37 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 286 (26.21%) SQL
2 77 (7.06%) Java
3 41 (3.76%) C#
4 31 (2.84%) JavaScript
5 30 (2.75%) VBA
6 29 (2.66%) Python
7 22 (2.02%) Perl
8 21 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 21 (1.92%) VB
9 20 (1.83%) PL/SQL
10 14 (1.28%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.01%) PowerShell
12 9 (0.82%) RPG
12 9 (0.82%) C++
13 7 (0.64%) Assembly Language
13 7 (0.64%) RPG IV
14 6 (0.55%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.46%) F#
16 4 (0.37%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 163 (14.94%) Degree
2 76 (6.97%) ISEB
3 47 (4.31%) ISTQB
4 32 (2.93%) CISSP
5 28 (2.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 23 (2.11%) Security Cleared
7 20 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.19%) CEH
8 13 (1.19%) CISM
9 12 (1.10%) GIAC
9 12 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.10%) CISA
10 11 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.82%) HND
13 8 (0.73%) MCSE
13 8 (0.73%) GCIA
13 8 (0.73%) CISMP
14 7 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.03%) QA
2 32 (2.93%) SLA
3 18 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.47%) ISO 9001
5 15 (1.37%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.64%) FATCA
7 6 (0.55%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.37%) COBIT
8 4 (0.37%) P3O
9 3 (0.27%) MiFID
9 3 (0.27%) Basel II
10 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.18%) AIFMD
System Software
1 68 (6.23%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.19%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.73%) vSphere
5 6 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.55%) XenApp
5 6 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.092%) HDFS
7 1 (0.092%) Squid
7 1 (0.092%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.19%) Control-M
3 9 (0.82%) NetBackup
3 9 (0.82%) HP SIM
4 8 (0.73%) SCCM
4 8 (0.73%) SCOM
5 4 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.18%) CA LISA
6 2 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.18%) Nagios
6 2 (0.18%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.092%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.092%) WSUS
7 1 (0.092%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.092%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.092%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.092%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.092%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.092%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 168 (15.40%) Microsoft
2 121 (11.09%) Oracle
3 52 (4.77%) HP
4 46 (4.22%) VMware
5 41 (3.76%) Business Objects
6 37 (3.39%) SAP
7 33 (3.02%) Cisco
8 25 (2.29%) Cognos
9 23 (2.11%) Sybase
10 19 (1.74%) SolarWinds
11 17 (1.56%) Bloomberg
12 15 (1.37%) Reuters
13 14 (1.28%) Charles River
13 14 (1.28%) Citrix
14 13 (1.19%) CheckPoint
14 13 (1.19%) BMC
15 12 (1.10%) Pegasus
15 12 (1.10%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.92%) Informatica
17 9 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
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