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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 9 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 347 458 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.37% 15.70% 17.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.01% 16.41% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 227 275 336
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%

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
2167 2791 2951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.01% 95.68% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1841 1939
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -3 164 £40,000 -5.88% 26
Glasgow -2 124 £38,000 +8.57% 17
Inverclyde +1 16 £42,500 +36.00% 2
Fife +2 8 £30,500 -18.66% 1
Renfrewshire +2 6 £35,000 +16.66% 1
South Lanarkshire - 5 £36,400 -
Aberdeen +2 4 £30,000 -20.00%
West Lothian -7 3 £40,000 +12.67% 4
Stirling +9 2 £32,750 -10.27% 1
Perth and Kinross - 2 - -
Scottish Borders - 2 £25,000 -
Dundee +14 1 - -
Falkirk +4 1 - -
Argyll and Bute 0 1 £30,500 -3.17%
Angus - 1 £22,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £34,000 -
Midlothian - 1 £34,500 -
Strathclyde - 1 - - 2
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 188 (31.39%) Finance
2 131 (21.87%) SQL
3 115 (19.20%) Microsoft
4 113 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
5 105 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (16.69%) Windows
7 82 (13.69%) Degree
8 77 (12.85%) ITIL
9 73 (12.19%) SQL Server
10 72 (12.02%) Oracle
11 68 (11.35%) Business Analysis
12 67 (11.19%) Active Directory
13 66 (11.02%) Project Management
14 62 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 62 (10.35%) MS Excel
15 51 (8.51%) C#
16 50 (8.35%) Windows Server
17 47 (7.85%) Data Analysis
18 43 (7.18%) Cisco
19 42 (7.01%) MS Office
19 42 (7.01%) Linux
20 41 (6.84%) Firewall
21 40 (6.68%) .NET
22 39 (6.51%) VMware
22 39 (6.51%) Banking
23 38 (6.34%) LAN
24 34 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
25 33 (5.51%) VPN
26 32 (5.34%) Network Security
27 31 (5.18%) TCP/IP

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 13 (2.17%) SAS
2 12 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.34%) IBM Domino
3 8 (1.34%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.17%) CMS
5 6 (1.00%) IIS
6 5 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.67%) ArcGIS
7 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.67%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.67%) JBoss
7 4 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 62 (10.35%) MS Excel
2 42 (7.01%) MS Office
3 11 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.50%) MS Project
5 3 (0.50%) SPSS
6 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (1.67%) SAP HCM
2 8 (1.34%) SAP HR
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.67%) SunGard APT
4 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.50%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.50%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.50%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.17%) Office 365
3 6 (1.00%) SaaS
4 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.50%) IaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.17%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.84%) Firewall
2 38 (6.34%) LAN
3 33 (5.51%) VPN
4 32 (5.34%) Network Security
5 31 (5.18%) TCP/IP
6 25 (4.17%) WAN
7 23 (3.84%) SAN
8 20 (3.34%) DNS
8 20 (3.34%) Wireless
9 17 (2.84%) MPLS
9 17 (2.84%) VoIP
10 16 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (2.50%) NAS
12 11 (1.84%) DHCP
13 10 (1.67%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (1.67%) IPsec
13 10 (1.67%) Spanning Tree
13 10 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (2.67%) MySQL
4 15 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.34%) QlikView
9 8 (1.34%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.00%) GIS
11 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.83%) DTS
12 5 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (0.67%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (3.01%) Cucumber
2 16 (2.67%) HP UFT
2 16 (2.67%) SpecFlow
2 16 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (1.34%) FitNesse
6 6 (1.00%) Selenium
7 4 (0.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.67%) JIRA
8 3 (0.50%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.33%) Maven
9 2 (0.33%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.33%) NUnit
9 2 (0.33%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.17%) Mocha
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 188 (31.39%) Finance
2 39 (6.51%) Banking
3 19 (3.17%) Retail
4 14 (2.34%) Front Office
5 13 (2.17%) Marketing
6 11 (1.84%) Legal
7 9 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.34%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.17%) Law
10 6 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.83%) Back Office
12 2 (0.33%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.68%) .NET
2 16 (2.67%) ASP.NET
2 16 (2.67%) Gherkin
3 15 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 14 (2.34%) AngularJS
4 14 (2.34%) XML
5 10 (1.67%) Middleware
6 8 (1.34%) jQuery
6 8 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (0.83%) SAML
9 4 (0.67%) Google Maps API
10 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.50%) CGI
10 3 (0.50%) HTML
10 3 (0.50%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (0.50%) SOAP
10 3 (0.50%) Web Services
11 2 (0.33%) CSS
12 1 (0.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 113 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.84%) Data Centre
3 22 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.34%) User Experience
7 13 (2.17%) Derivative
8 11 (1.84%) PKI
9 10 (1.67%) Data Integration
9 10 (1.67%) Statistics
10 9 (1.50%) EPoS
11 8 (1.34%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.00%) OTC Derivatives
12 6 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (0.83%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.83%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.67%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.67%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.67%) SCADA
15 3 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (16.69%) Windows
2 50 (8.35%) Windows Server
3 42 (7.01%) Linux
4 27 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (4.17%) Unix
6 23 (3.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (3.34%) Windows 7
8 19 (3.17%) AIX
9 13 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.34%) Solaris
11 6 (1.00%) Android
11 6 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.00%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.67%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.67%) zOS
13 3 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (12.85%) ITIL
3 68 (11.35%) Business Analysis
4 66 (11.02%) Project Management
5 62 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (7.85%) Data Analysis
7 34 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (5.01%) Asset Management
8 30 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (5.01%) Scrum
9 29 (4.84%) Translating Business Requirements
10 28 (4.67%) Data Modelling
11 27 (4.51%) Analytics
11 27 (4.51%) Change Management
11 27 (4.51%) Incident Management
11 27 (4.51%) Migration
11 27 (4.51%) TDD
12 26 (4.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (4.34%) User Stories
13 25 (4.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 131 (21.87%) SQL
2 51 (8.51%) C#
3 31 (5.18%) PL/SQL
4 18 (3.01%) Java
5 17 (2.84%) T-SQL
6 12 (2.00%) Perl
6 12 (2.00%) PHP
7 11 (1.84%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.34%) C
8 8 (1.34%) Python
8 8 (1.34%) VB
9 7 (1.17%) Fortran
10 6 (1.00%) R
10 6 (1.00%) VBA
11 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.67%) C++
11 4 (0.67%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.67%) VBScript
12 2 (0.33%) COBOL
12 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (13.69%) Degree
2 26 (4.34%) ISEB
3 17 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.00%) CCNP
5 9 (1.50%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.17%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.00%) CBAP
8 6 (1.00%) IIBA
9 5 (0.83%) CCNA
9 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.67%) CFA
11 3 (0.50%) MCSA
12 2 (0.33%) CISSP
12 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.33%) HND
12 2 (0.33%) MCP
12 2 (0.33%) MCSE
12 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.51%) QA
2 17 (2.84%) SLA
3 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.33%) MiFID
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) EMIR
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) UCITS
System Software
1 67 (11.19%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.17%) Terminal Server
5 6 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.83%) XenApp
7 4 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.67%) Squid
7 4 (0.67%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.50%) RHEV
9 2 (0.33%) Firmware
9 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.17%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (4.17%) SCCM
2 10 (1.67%) FortiGate
3 7 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.00%) Puppet
5 4 (0.67%) DameWare
6 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.33%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.33%) Legato
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.33%) SCOM
8 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 115 (19.20%) Microsoft
2 72 (12.02%) Oracle
3 43 (7.18%) Cisco
4 39 (6.51%) VMware
5 21 (3.51%) HP
6 20 (3.34%) CheckPoint
7 16 (2.67%) SAP
8 15 (2.50%) Citrix
9 10 (1.67%) Aruba
9 10 (1.67%) F5
10 9 (1.50%) Charles River
10 9 (1.50%) Tableau
11 8 (1.34%) Lotus
12 7 (1.17%) Google
12 7 (1.17%) Juniper
12 7 (1.17%) Sourcefire
13 6 (1.00%) Palo Alto
14 5 (0.83%) Bloomberg
14 5 (0.83%) IBM
14 5 (0.83%) ION Trading
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gourock
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greenock
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Forres, Morayshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Forres, Morayshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago