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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 14 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 284 667 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.27% 20.14% 20.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.80% 21.11% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 209 473 463
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +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
2406 3160 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.44% 95.41% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 2033 2242
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,125 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -5 137 £40,000 - 24
Glasgow -12 100 £36,000 -4.00% 23
Fife +2 14 £32,000 -20.00% 1
West Lothian -1 9 £28,500 -12.30% 1
Dumfries and Galloway 0 8 - -
Stirling -2 7 £27,750 -30.62%
Aberdeen -9 6 £25,000 -28.57%
Midlothian - 2 £36,500 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £33,500 - 2
Dundee +3 1 £42,500 +34.92% 2
North Lanarkshire +1 1 £37,500 +29.31%
Strathclyde 0 1 £29,500 -26.25%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,000 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 287 (40.88%) Finance
2 178 (25.36%) SQL
3 135 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (18.23%) Microsoft
5 125 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
6 103 (14.67%) Degree
7 102 (14.53%) Business Analysis
8 99 (14.10%) Windows
8 99 (14.10%) Banking
9 86 (12.25%) MS Excel
10 82 (11.68%) Oracle
11 77 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 75 (10.68%) Project Management
13 68 (9.69%) SQL Server
14 66 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
15 59 (8.40%) Retail
16 58 (8.26%) ITIL
17 54 (7.69%) MS Office
18 53 (7.55%) Data Analysis
19 52 (7.41%) Active Directory
20 48 (6.84%) Windows Server
21 46 (6.55%) QA
22 44 (6.27%) C#
22 44 (6.27%) SDLC
23 40 (5.70%) Analytics
23 40 (5.70%) Scrum
24 39 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
24 39 (5.56%) .NET
25 37 (5.27%) VMware
26 36 (5.13%) CRM

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 29 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.56%) SAS
3 13 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.71%) CMS
5 10 (1.42%) IIS
6 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.71%) IBM Domino
7 5 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.57%) Confluence
8 4 (0.57%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.43%) Apache
9 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.28%) CICS
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.14%) JBoss
11 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 86 (12.25%) MS Excel
2 54 (7.69%) MS Office
3 28 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.99%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.71%) MS Project
6 9 (1.28%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (2.28%) Cognos TM1
2 14 (1.99%) Cognos Controller
3 13 (1.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.85%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.85%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.57%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.43%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.28%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.28%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (1.57%) Office 365
2 7 (1.00%) IaaS
3 6 (0.85%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.43%) SaaS
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.14%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.71%) Firewall
3 17 (2.42%) DNS
4 13 (1.85%) SAN
4 13 (1.85%) WAN
5 12 (1.71%) DHCP
5 12 (1.71%) LAN
6 9 (1.28%) NAS
7 8 (1.14%) VoIP
8 7 (1.00%) Wireless
9 5 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.71%) VPN
10 4 (0.57%) Network Security
11 3 (0.43%) MPLS
12 2 (0.28%) Intranet
13 1 (0.14%) ADSL
13 1 (0.14%) ATM
13 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.14%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.69%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.42%) Data Mining
3 17 (2.42%) Oracle Database
3 17 (2.42%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (2.28%) RDBMS
5 15 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.85%) QlikView
7 10 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (1.28%) MS Access
8 9 (1.28%) MySQL
9 8 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.71%) Big Data
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (0.71%) Star Schema
12 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (2.14%) Cucumber
2 13 (1.85%) SpecFlow
3 12 (1.71%) HP UFT
4 11 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (1.57%) Selenium
5 10 (1.42%) JIRA
5 10 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.85%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.71%) FitNesse
8 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.57%) Maven
8 4 (0.57%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.43%) NUnit
10 2 (0.28%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.14%) JUnit
11 1 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 287 (40.88%) Finance
2 99 (14.10%) Banking
3 59 (8.40%) Retail
4 25 (3.56%) Retail Banking
5 21 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.99%) Marketing
6 15 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.28%) Front Office
9 8 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.00%) Local Government
11 6 (0.85%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.85%) Law
12 4 (0.57%) Back Office
12 4 (0.57%) Billing
12 4 (0.57%) Legal
13 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.28%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.14%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.56%) .NET
2 25 (3.56%) XML
3 17 (2.42%) ASP.NET
4 14 (1.99%) Gherkin
5 10 (1.42%) HTML
6 8 (1.14%) jQuery
6 8 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (0.85%) Middleware
8 5 (0.71%) SOAP
9 4 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.57%) CGI
9 4 (0.57%) Web Services
10 3 (0.43%) CSS
10 3 (0.43%) SAP Basis
10 3 (0.43%) WCF
11 2 (0.28%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.28%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (0.28%) REST
12 1 (0.14%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 125 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 20 (2.85%) Data Centre
4 19 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.71%) Mathematics
5 16 (2.28%) User Experience
6 13 (1.85%) Data Integration
7 12 (1.71%) Derivative
7 12 (1.71%) Statistics
8 11 (1.57%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.42%) Economics
9 10 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.28%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.00%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.85%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.85%) Psychology
12 6 (0.85%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.71%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.71%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 99 (14.10%) Windows
2 48 (6.84%) Windows Server
3 31 (4.42%) Unix
4 28 (3.99%) Linux
5 23 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (2.85%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.42%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.00%) AIX
10 6 (0.85%) Solaris
11 5 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.57%) Android
12 4 (0.57%) zOS
13 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.28%) MVS
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (14.53%) Business Analysis
3 77 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 75 (10.68%) Project Management
5 66 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (8.26%) ITIL
7 53 (7.55%) Data Analysis
8 44 (6.27%) SDLC
9 40 (5.70%) Analytics
9 40 (5.70%) Scrum
10 39 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 36 (5.13%) CRM
12 35 (4.99%) Data Modelling
13 33 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (4.56%) Migration
15 30 (4.27%) ERP
16 28 (3.99%) Change Management
16 28 (3.99%) Systems Analysis
16 28 (3.99%) User Stories
17 27 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 178 (25.36%) SQL
2 44 (6.27%) C#
3 32 (4.56%) PL/SQL
4 23 (3.28%) Java
5 15 (2.14%) Python
6 14 (1.99%) VBA
7 12 (1.71%) Perl
8 10 (1.42%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.42%) VB
9 9 (1.28%) C
9 9 (1.28%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.14%) Fortran
10 8 (1.14%) PHP
10 8 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.00%) COBOL
12 4 (0.57%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.43%) ABAP
13 3 (0.43%) R
13 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 103 (14.67%) Degree
2 23 (3.28%) ISEB
3 17 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.28%) CISSP
5 9 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.14%) CISM
6 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.00%) CCNA
7 7 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.71%) HND
8 5 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.57%) MCP
9 4 (0.57%) MCSA
10 3 (0.43%) CISA
10 3 (0.43%) CISMP
10 3 (0.43%) HNC
10 3 (0.43%) MCSE
11 2 (0.28%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.55%) QA
2 23 (3.28%) SLA
3 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.43%) COBIT
4 3 (0.43%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 52 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 25 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.71%) Squid
5 3 (0.43%) XenApp
6 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.28%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.14%) Firmware
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.57%) SCCM
2 9 (1.28%) Puppet
3 6 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.57%) TeamSite
4 4 (0.57%) WSUS
5 3 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Nessus
7 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 128 (18.23%) Microsoft
2 82 (11.68%) Oracle
3 37 (5.27%) VMware
4 24 (3.42%) Cognos
5 21 (2.99%) Cisco
6 19 (2.71%) HP
7 16 (2.28%) SAP
8 14 (1.99%) Citrix
9 10 (1.42%) Tableau
10 9 (1.28%) Informatica
11 8 (1.14%) Hyperion
12 7 (1.00%) Dell
12 7 (1.00%) JD Edwards
13 6 (0.85%) Google
13 6 (0.85%) Sybase
14 5 (0.71%) IBM
14 5 (0.71%) Lotus
14 5 (0.71%) Vertica
15 4 (0.57%) Anaplan
15 4 (0.57%) Twitter
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Significant bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee
The Care Inspectorate
Salary: £28,692 to £33,009
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee
The Care Inspectorate
Salary: £33,000 - £37,900
Posted: 4 days ago
Bathgate, West Lothian
Ardour Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Fife
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38896.00 - £47801.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tesco Bank
Salary: Competitive salary and package
Posted: 8 days ago
Renfrewshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Renfrewshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Sainsbury's Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago