The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 720 576 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 19.86% 17.71% 17.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.94% 18.55% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 461 342 403
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,700 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3438 3105 2975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.48% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2259 2057 2087
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Analyst
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +3 322 £37,500 - 46
Glasgow -1 279 £35,000 -1.40% 23
Aberdeen +1 46 £40,000 - 3
Stirling -4 18 £43,750 +20.68% 4
West Lothian +18 16 £29,000 -30.12% 4
Perth and Kinross 0 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Dumfries and Galloway 0 4 £20,000 - 1
Fife -7 2 £31,500 +31.25% 1
Dundee - 2 £25,000 - 1
Inverclyde - 2 £34,000 - 2
Argyll and Bute - 2 £27,500 -
Aberdeenshire +1 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Midlothian -1 1 £21,500 -
Renfrewshire -2 1 - - 1
Grampian - 1 £30,000 -
Lothian - 1 £21,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 533 (39.54%) Finance
2 350 (25.96%) SQL
3 239 (17.73%) Business Analysis
4 213 (15.80%) ITIL
5 183 (13.58%) Microsoft
6 178 (13.20%) Windows
7 169 (12.54%) Banking
8 161 (11.94%) MS Office
9 148 (10.98%) MS Excel
10 147 (10.91%) Oracle
11 133 (9.87%) Degree
12 126 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
12 126 (9.35%) SQL Server
13 124 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 111 (8.23%) Project Management
15 98 (7.27%) UNIX
16 92 (6.82%) Active Directory
17 81 (6.01%) Change Management
18 78 (5.79%) MS Project
19 77 (5.71%) Retail
20 75 (5.56%) XML
21 74 (5.49%) .NET
22 69 (5.12%) C#
22 69 (5.12%) Linux
22 69 (5.12%) SharePoint
22 69 (5.12%) QA
23 65 (4.82%) Java
24 64 (4.75%) Systems Analysis
24 64 (4.75%) Legal
25 63 (4.67%) Asset Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 69 (5.12%) SharePoint
2 52 (3.86%) SAS
3 39 (2.89%) WebSphere
4 36 (2.67%) MS Exchange
5 28 (2.08%) WorkSite
6 21 (1.56%) IBM Notes
6 21 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (1.34%) CMS
7 18 (1.34%) IIS
8 15 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
9 14 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (0.96%) WebSphere Process Server
10 13 (0.96%) WebSphere Portal
11 10 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.45%) NServiceBus
13 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 161 (11.94%) MS Office
2 148 (10.98%) MS Excel
3 78 (5.79%) MS Project
4 47 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (2.45%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.67%) SPSS
7 5 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.074%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 43 (3.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 36 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
4 17 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (1.19%) Oracle Payroll
6 13 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.74%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 9 (0.67%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.59%) Oracle iProcurement
9 8 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
9 8 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
10 7 (0.52%) FLEXCUBE
10 7 (0.52%) Temenos T24
10 7 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.45%) SaaS
2 5 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.30%) MailChimp
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.19%) Firewall
2 29 (2.15%) SAN
3 26 (1.93%) TCP/IP
4 23 (1.71%) VPN
4 23 (1.71%) WAN
5 21 (1.56%) DNS
5 21 (1.56%) Network Security
6 19 (1.41%) LAN
7 18 (1.34%) SSL
8 14 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (1.04%) FTP
9 13 (0.96%) HTTP
9 13 (0.96%) NetScaler
10 12 (0.89%) Wireless
10 12 (0.89%) DHCP
11 11 (0.82%) Internet
11 11 (0.82%) IPsec
12 10 (0.74%) Frame Relay
12 10 (0.74%) MPLS
12 10 (0.74%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 34 (2.52%) RDBMS
4 33 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (2.23%) DB2
7 29 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 27 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
9 20 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (0.82%) Data Mining
12 11 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.59%) OLAP
14 7 (0.52%) MS Access
15 6 (0.45%) Oracle OLAP
16 5 (0.37%) Base SAS
16 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
17 4 (0.30%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 30 (2.23%) Visual Studio
2 19 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (1.34%) Selenium
4 15 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 14 (1.04%) LoadRunner
6 13 (0.96%) JIRA
7 9 (0.67%) Bugzilla
8 8 (0.59%) SpecFlow
8 8 (0.59%) Subversion
9 7 (0.52%) ERwin
9 7 (0.52%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.45%) Fiddler
11 5 (0.37%) PowerDesigner
11 5 (0.37%) FogBugz
12 3 (0.22%) Ranorex
12 3 (0.22%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 2 (0.15%) Git (software)
13 2 (0.15%) Concordion
13 2 (0.15%) NUnit
General
1 533 (39.54%) Finance
2 169 (12.54%) Banking
3 77 (5.71%) Retail
4 64 (4.75%) Legal
5 50 (3.71%) Law
6 49 (3.64%) Retail Banking
7 41 (3.04%) Investment Banking
8 38 (2.82%) Marketing
9 32 (2.37%) Front Office
10 26 (1.93%) Advertising
11 16 (1.19%) Back Office
12 14 (1.04%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.74%) Billing
14 9 (0.67%) French Language
15 8 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.52%) Electronics
17 6 (0.45%) Local Government
17 6 (0.45%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.30%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (5.56%) XML
2 74 (5.49%) .NET
3 49 (3.64%) HTML
4 39 (2.89%) ASP.NET
5 34 (2.52%) CSS
6 30 (2.23%) jQuery
7 28 (2.08%) Web Services
8 26 (1.93%) LINQ
9 23 (1.71%) Ajax
10 20 (1.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (1.04%) WCF
12 13 (0.96%) .NET Framework
13 12 (0.89%) J2EE
14 11 (0.82%) AngularJS
14 11 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
15 8 (0.59%) Middleware
15 8 (0.59%) SOAP
16 7 (0.52%) NHibernate
16 7 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (2.74%) Equities
2 34 (2.52%) Derivative
3 33 (2.45%) Credit Risk
4 32 (2.37%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.23%) Fixed Income
6 27 (2.00%) Statistics
7 26 (1.93%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.71%) Blackberry
9 21 (1.56%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 12 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.67%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.67%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.59%) iPad
13 8 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.52%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.45%) Open Source
15 6 (0.45%) Economics
16 5 (0.37%) Reference Data
16 5 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 178 (13.20%) Windows
2 98 (7.27%) UNIX
3 69 (5.12%) Linux
4 50 (3.71%) Windows 7
5 37 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (2.30%) Windows XP
8 25 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.82%) Solaris
11 9 (0.67%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.30%) Android
15 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.15%) Tru64
16 2 (0.15%) AIX
17 1 (0.074%) HPUX
17 1 (0.074%) MVS
17 1 (0.074%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (17.73%) Business Analysis
2 213 (15.80%) ITIL
3 126 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 111 (8.23%) Project Management
6 81 (6.01%) Change Management
7 64 (4.75%) Systems Analysis
8 63 (4.67%) Asset Management
9 62 (4.60%) Service Delivery
10 60 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 59 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
11 59 (4.38%) Workflow
12 57 (4.23%) UML
12 57 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 56 (4.15%) Scrum
14 52 (3.86%) PRINCE
15 50 (3.71%) Information Security
16 48 (3.56%) Incident Management
17 45 (3.34%) Investment Management
18 44 (3.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 350 (25.96%) SQL
2 69 (5.12%) C#
3 65 (4.82%) Java
4 56 (4.15%) JavaScript
5 31 (2.30%) PL/SQL
6 27 (2.00%) VBScript
7 23 (1.71%) RPG
8 22 (1.63%) RPG IV
9 21 (1.56%) Python
9 21 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 20 (1.48%) VB
11 19 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 17 (1.26%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.26%) Perl
13 9 (0.67%) C++
14 7 (0.52%) VBA
15 5 (0.37%) SAS Macro
15 5 (0.37%) F#
15 5 (0.37%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 133 (9.87%) Degree
2 61 (4.53%) ISEB
3 38 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 27 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (1.34%) MCSE
6 18 (1.34%) CISSP
7 14 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (0.96%) CCNA
9 12 (0.89%) CEH
9 12 (0.89%) MCP
10 11 (0.82%) MCSA
10 11 (0.82%) CCA
10 11 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (0.82%) GIAC
10 11 (0.82%) MCITP
11 10 (0.74%) CCAA
11 10 (0.74%) Security Cleared
11 10 (0.74%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.12%) QA
2 45 (3.34%) SLA
3 14 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.15%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.074%) Basel II
6 1 (0.074%) BS7799
6 1 (0.074%) COBIT
6 1 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.074%) COREP
6 1 (0.074%) EMIR
System Software
1 92 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.26%) XenServer
5 16 (1.19%) XenApp
6 13 (0.96%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.45%) vSphere
7 6 (0.45%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.074%) NFS
11 1 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.074%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.96%) XenMobile
3 6 (0.45%) SCCM
4 3 (0.22%) MOM
5 2 (0.15%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.15%) WSUS
5 2 (0.15%) Control-M
6 1 (0.074%) OpenView
6 1 (0.074%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.074%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.074%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.074%) SCOM
6 1 (0.074%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.074%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.074%) Puppet
Vendors
1 183 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 147 (10.91%) Oracle
3 58 (4.30%) VMware
4 51 (3.78%) Citrix
5 38 (2.82%) HP
6 36 (2.67%) Cisco
6 36 (2.67%) Lotus
7 28 (2.08%) Business Objects
8 24 (1.78%) Sybase
9 21 (1.56%) IBM
9 21 (1.56%) Informatica
10 17 (1.26%) Interwoven
11 16 (1.19%) JBoss
12 15 (1.11%) Twitter
13 13 (0.96%) SAP
13 13 (0.96%) thinkFolio
14 11 (0.82%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.82%) Bloomberg
14 11 (0.82%) CheckPoint
14 11 (0.82%) F5
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + on-call allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scope AT Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £35K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Net Talent
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stirlingshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago