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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 720 556 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 19.49% 17.62% 18.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.56% 18.64% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 457 331 426
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
3502 2983 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.55% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 1967 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 0 317 £37,500 - 48
Glasgow 0 280 £35,000 -4.10% 34
Aberdeen +3 39 £40,000 +8.84% 5
Stirling +2 29 £36,250 -12.65% 4
West Lothian +10 9 £32,250 -22.28% 1
Scottish Borders +3 4 £20,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross +2 4 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Highlands +10 3 £28,414 -
Fife -8 2 £31,500 +40.00% 2
Inverclyde - 2 £26,750 -
Aberdeenshire +2 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Renfrewshire 0 1 - - 2
Midlothian -1 1 £21,500 -
Dundee - 1 £27,500 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £53,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Grampian - 1 £30,000 -
Lothian - 1 £21,500 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 545 (40.01%) Finance
2 384 (28.19%) SQL
3 254 (18.65%) Business Analysis
4 231 (16.96%) ITIL
5 191 (14.02%) Windows
6 186 (13.66%) Microsoft
7 176 (12.92%) Banking
8 160 (11.75%) MS Excel
9 159 (11.67%) MS Office
10 149 (10.94%) Oracle
11 139 (10.21%) Degree
12 138 (10.13%) SQL Server
13 131 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 129 (9.47%) Project Management
15 119 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
16 104 (7.64%) UNIX
17 94 (6.90%) Active Directory
18 92 (6.75%) .NET
19 89 (6.53%) C#
20 86 (6.31%) Change Management
21 82 (6.02%) Linux
22 81 (5.95%) Retail
23 79 (5.80%) QA
24 77 (5.65%) SharePoint
25 74 (5.43%) Legal
26 73 (5.36%) MS Project
27 72 (5.29%) XML
28 71 (5.21%) Java
29 67 (4.92%) Systems Analysis
30 65 (4.77%) JavaScript

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 77 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.74%) SAS
3 40 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 38 (2.79%) MS Exchange
5 31 (2.28%) WorkSite
6 24 (1.76%) IBM Notes
7 20 (1.47%) IIS
7 20 (1.47%) CMS
8 19 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
11 12 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (0.73%) WebSphere Process Server
12 10 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (0.73%) WebSphere Portal
13 9 (0.66%) NServiceBus
14 8 (0.59%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
17 4 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 160 (11.75%) MS Excel
2 159 (11.67%) MS Office
3 73 (5.36%) MS Project
4 47 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (2.28%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.59%) SPSS
7 5 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.073%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 47 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 39 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (1.40%) Oracle 11i
4 18 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
6 16 (1.17%) Oracle Payroll
7 13 (0.95%) Markit EDM
8 12 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
8 12 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
9 11 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
10 10 (0.73%) Google Analytics
10 10 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
10 10 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 8 (0.59%) Oracle iProcurement
12 7 (0.51%) Temenos T24
12 7 (0.51%) FLEXCUBE
12 7 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
13 6 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 6 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
13 6 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.37%) SaaS
2 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.29%) MailChimp
3 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.073%) Office 365
4 1 (0.073%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.52%) Firewall
2 33 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 30 (2.20%) SAN
4 28 (2.06%) VPN
5 24 (1.76%) Network Security
6 23 (1.69%) DNS
6 23 (1.69%) WAN
7 20 (1.47%) FTP
8 19 (1.40%) LAN
9 18 (1.32%) HTTP
10 16 (1.17%) Wireless
10 16 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (1.03%) DHCP
11 14 (1.03%) SSL
12 13 (0.95%) HTTPS
13 11 (0.81%) SMTP
14 10 (0.73%) BGP
14 10 (0.73%) Frame Relay
14 10 (0.73%) MPLS
15 9 (0.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.01%) Relational Database
3 32 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (2.13%) DB2
4 29 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
5 28 (2.06%) RDBMS
6 26 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (1.84%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (0.73%) Data Mining
10 10 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.37%) Base SAS
13 4 (0.29%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (0.29%) OLAP
14 3 (0.22%) DTS
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 39 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 26 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (1.25%) Selenium
4 16 (1.17%) LoadRunner
5 12 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (0.81%) JIRA
7 9 (0.66%) SpecFlow
8 8 (0.59%) Bugzilla
9 6 (0.44%) ERwin
10 5 (0.37%) PowerDesigner
10 5 (0.37%) Fiddler
10 5 (0.37%) Subversion
11 4 (0.29%) FogBugz
11 4 (0.29%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.22%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.22%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.22%) JUnit
13 2 (0.15%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.15%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.15%) PeopleTools
General
1 545 (40.01%) Finance
2 176 (12.92%) Banking
3 81 (5.95%) Retail
4 74 (5.43%) Legal
5 57 (4.19%) Law
6 54 (3.96%) Retail Banking
7 43 (3.16%) Investment Banking
8 41 (3.01%) Marketing
9 28 (2.06%) Front Office
10 22 (1.62%) Advertising
11 14 (1.03%) Telecoms
12 13 (0.95%) Back Office
13 8 (0.59%) Billing
13 8 (0.59%) French Language
14 7 (0.51%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.51%) Electronics
14 7 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.44%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (6.75%) .NET
2 72 (5.29%) XML
3 55 (4.04%) HTML
4 46 (3.38%) ASP.NET
5 38 (2.79%) jQuery
6 37 (2.72%) CSS
7 27 (1.98%) LINQ
8 24 (1.76%) Ajax
9 23 (1.69%) Web Services
9 23 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 16 (1.17%) WCF
11 15 (1.10%) .NET Framework
12 14 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (1.03%) AngularJS
13 10 (0.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (0.73%) NHibernate
14 9 (0.66%) Middleware
14 9 (0.66%) Sass
14 9 (0.66%) Castle Windsor
14 9 (0.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 37 (2.72%) Credit Risk
3 36 (2.64%) Derivative
4 33 (2.42%) Equities
5 30 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 27 (1.98%) Statistics
7 26 (1.91%) Fixed Income
8 21 (1.54%) Blackberry
9 14 (1.03%) Mobile App
10 12 (0.88%) Mainframe
11 11 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (0.73%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.73%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.59%) Reference Data
14 6 (0.44%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.44%) iPad
14 6 (0.44%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.44%) DTV
15 5 (0.37%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 191 (14.02%) Windows
2 104 (7.64%) UNIX
3 82 (6.02%) Linux
4 55 (4.04%) Windows 7
5 38 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (1.91%) Windows XP
8 25 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (0.73%) Solaris
12 9 (0.66%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.22%) Android
15 2 (0.15%) Tru64
15 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.15%) CentOS
15 2 (0.15%) AIX
16 1 (0.073%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (18.65%) Business Analysis
2 231 (16.96%) ITIL
3 131 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 129 (9.47%) Project Management
5 119 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (6.31%) Change Management
7 67 (4.92%) Systems Analysis
8 64 (4.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 62 (4.55%) Asset Management
10 59 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 57 (4.19%) Scrum
11 57 (4.19%) Service Delivery
12 55 (4.04%) Information Security
13 54 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
14 51 (3.74%) Data Modelling
14 51 (3.74%) Workflow
15 50 (3.67%) PRINCE
16 46 (3.38%) ERP
17 45 (3.30%) UML
17 45 (3.30%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 384 (28.19%) SQL
2 89 (6.53%) C#
3 71 (5.21%) Java
4 65 (4.77%) JavaScript
5 40 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 27 (1.98%) VBScript
7 26 (1.91%) RPG
7 26 (1.91%) Python
8 25 (1.84%) RPG IV
8 25 (1.84%) T-SQL
9 22 (1.62%) Shell Script
10 21 (1.54%) Perl
11 19 (1.40%) PowerShell
12 17 (1.25%) VB
13 15 (1.10%) C++
14 12 (0.88%) VBA
15 6 (0.44%) C
15 6 (0.44%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.44%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.37%) F#
Qualifications
1 139 (10.21%) Degree
2 61 (4.48%) ISEB
3 39 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 24 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (1.32%) MCSE
7 17 (1.25%) CISSP
8 16 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (1.10%) MCP
10 14 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.03%) CEH
11 13 (0.95%) CCNA
12 10 (0.73%) MCITP
12 10 (0.73%) MCSA
12 10 (0.73%) CCNP
12 10 (0.73%) Security Cleared
13 8 (0.59%) SC Cleared
13 8 (0.59%) GCIA
14 7 (0.51%) GIAC
14 7 (0.51%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.80%) QA
2 39 (2.86%) SLA
3 17 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.15%) COBIT
5 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.073%) COREP
6 1 (0.073%) BS7799
System Software
1 94 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.95%) XenServer
5 12 (0.88%) XenApp
6 7 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.44%) vSphere
8 5 (0.37%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.22%) NFS
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.073%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.59%) XenMobile
3 6 (0.44%) SCCM
4 3 (0.22%) MOM
5 2 (0.15%) Control-M
5 2 (0.15%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.073%) WSUS
6 1 (0.073%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.073%) SCOM
6 1 (0.073%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.073%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.073%) Puppet
Vendors
1 186 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 149 (10.94%) Oracle
3 48 (3.52%) HP
4 47 (3.45%) VMware
5 46 (3.38%) Citrix
6 37 (2.72%) Lotus
7 33 (2.42%) Cisco
8 29 (2.13%) Sybase
9 22 (1.62%) Informatica
10 20 (1.47%) Interwoven
10 20 (1.47%) Twitter
11 18 (1.32%) Cognos
12 16 (1.17%) SAP
13 15 (1.10%) Business Objects
13 15 (1.10%) Red Hat
14 14 (1.03%) IBM
14 14 (1.03%) Bloomberg
15 13 (0.95%) Google
15 13 (0.95%) thinkFolio
16 10 (0.73%) Fidessa
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Perth & Kinross
Sanderson
Posted: 17 hours ago
Perth & Kinross
Sanderson
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stirlingshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + FS bens package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Talent International
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Renfrew, Renfrewshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £43500 per annum + beneits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Skyscanner
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago