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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 12 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 415 657 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.58% 20.76% 17.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.10% 21.78% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 261 442 439
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £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
2748 3016 3669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.52% 95.29% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1931 2440
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -2 196 £40,000 - 40
Glasgow -10 185 £35,000 -7.28% 22
Fife -6 8 £27,250 -36.51% 3
Stirling 0 6 £47,500 +36.69%
Renfrewshire -5 5 £24,000 -39.62% 1
Aberdeen -1 4 £32,650 -20.84%
Inverclyde -1 4 £23,500 -39.74% 1
Falkirk -4 3 £50,000 -
West Lothian -7 3 £33,750 -15.62% 3
South Lanarkshire +2 2 £31,250 -
Lanarkshire -1 1 £46,000 +15.00%
North Lanarkshire -1 1 - -
Highlands -2 1 £36,000 -10.00%
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 380 (43.48%) Finance
2 222 (25.40%) SQL
3 167 (19.11%) Business Analysis
4 157 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (17.62%) Banking
6 130 (14.87%) Degree
6 130 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
7 128 (14.65%) Microsoft
8 114 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 110 (12.59%) Windows
10 97 (11.10%) MS Excel
11 93 (10.64%) Retail
12 91 (10.41%) Project Management
13 84 (9.61%) SQL Server
14 77 (8.81%) Oracle
15 75 (8.58%) ITIL
15 75 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
16 71 (8.12%) SDLC
17 63 (7.21%) MS Office
18 56 (6.41%) Data Analysis
19 55 (6.29%) .NET
20 52 (5.95%) Computer Science
21 49 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
22 47 (5.38%) QA
23 46 (5.26%) Migration
23 46 (5.26%) Analytics
24 43 (4.92%) Unix
24 43 (4.92%) Data Modelling
24 43 (4.92%) Asset Management
25 42 (4.81%) Information 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 34 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.43%) SAS
3 19 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.14%) CMS
4 10 (1.14%) JBoss
5 9 (1.03%) IIS
6 7 (0.80%) Apache
7 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.46%) Confluence
9 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.23%) CICS
10 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.11%) FileNet
11 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 97 (11.10%) MS Excel
2 63 (7.21%) MS Office
3 32 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.26%) MS Project
6 6 (0.69%) SPSS
7 4 (0.46%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.11%) DOC1
9 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (1.49%) Cognos Controller
1 13 (1.49%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (1.03%) SAP CO
3 9 (1.03%) SAP FI
3 9 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (0.92%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.69%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.57%) Infor M3
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.46%) Sage CRM
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.34%) SAP SCM
8 3 (0.34%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.34%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.49%) Office 365
2 10 (1.14%) SaaS
3 8 (0.92%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.63%) Firewall
2 14 (1.60%) Network Security
3 12 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (1.26%) Internet
5 10 (1.14%) DNS
6 8 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.92%) WAN
7 7 (0.80%) DHCP
7 7 (0.80%) Intranet
7 7 (0.80%) LAN
8 5 (0.57%) ATM
8 5 (0.57%) DMZ
8 5 (0.57%) HTTP
8 5 (0.57%) SAN
8 5 (0.57%) SSL
9 4 (0.46%) tcpdump
9 4 (0.46%) VPN
10 3 (0.34%) Wireless
10 3 (0.34%) WLAN
11 1 (0.11%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.72%) QlikView
5 15 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (1.37%) MS Access
8 11 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (1.26%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.03%) BusinessObjects XI
10 9 (1.03%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.92%) Star Schema
12 5 (0.57%) Base SAS
12 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.46%) Big Data
13 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (1.95%) Selenium
2 13 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.37%) JIRA
4 11 (1.26%) Cucumber
5 7 (0.80%) SpecFlow
6 6 (0.69%) HP UFT
6 6 (0.69%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.34%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.23%) JUnit
9 2 (0.23%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.23%) Subversion
10 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.11%) WinDbg
General
1 380 (43.48%) Finance
2 154 (17.62%) Banking
3 93 (10.64%) Retail
4 34 (3.89%) Investment Banking
5 30 (3.43%) Retail Banking
6 21 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (1.95%) Front Office
7 17 (1.95%) Marketing
8 13 (1.49%) Law
8 13 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.26%) Legal
10 10 (1.14%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.03%) Local Government
12 6 (0.69%) Billing
12 6 (0.69%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.57%) Back Office
13 5 (0.57%) Games
13 5 (0.57%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.46%) Publishing
15 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (6.29%) .NET
2 32 (3.66%) XML
3 19 (2.17%) HTML
4 15 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 10 (1.14%) CSS
5 10 (1.14%) Gherkin
6 8 (0.92%) SOAP
7 7 (0.80%) Middleware
7 7 (0.80%) REST
7 7 (0.80%) Spring
8 6 (0.69%) Hibernate
9 5 (0.57%) SAP Basis
9 5 (0.57%) Web Services
9 5 (0.57%) XSL
10 4 (0.46%) CGI
10 4 (0.46%) HTML5
11 3 (0.34%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.34%) CSS3
11 3 (0.34%) jQuery
11 3 (0.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 130 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 40 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 36 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 23 (2.63%) Statistics
6 21 (2.40%) Derivative
6 21 (2.40%) Economics
7 19 (2.17%) User Experience
8 16 (1.83%) Credit Risk
9 14 (1.60%) Fixed Income
10 13 (1.49%) Physics
11 12 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.37%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.26%) Psychology
13 10 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
14 9 (1.03%) Reference Data
15 8 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.92%) Visualisation
16 7 (0.80%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 110 (12.59%) Windows
2 43 (4.92%) Unix
3 31 (3.55%) Windows Server
4 28 (3.20%) Windows 7
5 26 (2.97%) Linux
6 24 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.49%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.80%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.46%) Android
12 2 (0.23%) MVS
13 1 (0.11%) Solaris
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (19.11%) Business Analysis
2 157 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 91 (10.41%) Project Management
5 75 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
5 75 (8.58%) ITIL
6 71 (8.12%) SDLC
7 56 (6.41%) Data Analysis
8 46 (5.26%) Analytics
8 46 (5.26%) Migration
9 43 (4.92%) Asset Management
9 43 (4.92%) Data Modelling
10 42 (4.81%) Information Security
11 39 (4.46%) Line Management
12 38 (4.35%) CRM
12 38 (4.35%) Mentoring
12 38 (4.35%) Scrum
13 37 (4.23%) Systems Analysis
13 37 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
14 36 (4.12%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 222 (25.40%) SQL
2 41 (4.69%) C#
3 38 (4.35%) Java
4 31 (3.55%) PL/SQL
5 28 (3.20%) VBA
6 15 (1.72%) VB.NET
7 13 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.37%) Python
9 11 (1.26%) C++
10 10 (1.14%) Perl
11 7 (0.80%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.80%) R
12 5 (0.57%) ABAP
12 5 (0.57%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.57%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.34%) COBOL
13 3 (0.34%) PHP
13 3 (0.34%) XPath
14 2 (0.23%) Ruby
14 2 (0.23%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 130 (14.87%) Degree
2 36 (4.12%) ISEB
3 18 (2.06%) ISTQB
4 16 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.60%) CISSP
6 11 (1.26%) HND
6 11 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.03%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.92%) CISA
8 8 (0.92%) CISM
9 7 (0.80%) CEH
9 7 (0.80%) GIAC
9 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.80%) PhD
10 5 (0.57%) CBAP
10 5 (0.57%) IIBA
11 4 (0.46%) GCIA
11 4 (0.46%) HNC
12 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.38%) QA
2 29 (3.32%) SLA
3 5 (0.57%) Basel II
3 5 (0.57%) COBIT
3 5 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.57%) ISO 8583
3 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 7816
4 3 (0.34%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) FATCA
6 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.46%) Squid
5 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.23%) XenApp
6 1 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (1.95%) SCCM
2 6 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.69%) Puppet
2 6 (0.69%) SCOM
3 5 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.46%) TeamSite
5 3 (0.34%) Control-M
5 3 (0.34%) WSUS
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.23%) QRadar
7 1 (0.11%) Ansible
7 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.11%) Nessus
7 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 128 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 77 (8.81%) Oracle
3 28 (3.20%) SAP
4 25 (2.86%) VMware
5 23 (2.63%) Cisco
5 23 (2.63%) Cognos
6 16 (1.83%) Informatica
7 14 (1.60%) Citrix
8 12 (1.37%) Charles River
9 11 (1.26%) HP
9 11 (1.26%) JD Edwards
9 11 (1.26%) MicroStrategy
10 10 (1.14%) IBM
10 10 (1.14%) Sybase
11 8 (0.92%) Google
12 7 (0.80%) Apple
12 7 (0.80%) Bloomberg
12 7 (0.80%) Remedy
13 6 (0.69%) Reuters
13 6 (0.69%) Sage
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,500 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunfermline, Fife
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Stafffinders
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,500 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 40k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glenrothes, Fife
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbridge, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£58,000 depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Advantage XPO
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago