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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 8 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 445 569 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.55% 18.18% 15.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.34% 19.03% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 264 364 368
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £48,500
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
2723 2990 3847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.18% 95.53% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1682 1893 2515
Median salary £45,000 £42,926 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -3 215 £40,000 - 46
Glasgow -1 188 £34,000 -15.00% 27
Fife +3 12 £27,500 -35.93% 2
West Lothian -4 7 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Falkirk 0 6 £43,750 +124.35% 2
Aberdeen -4 5 £32,650 -14.07% 1
Midlothian 0 4 £36,000 -
Stirling -15 4 - -
Argyll and Bute -2 2 £26,914 +25.18%
North Lanarkshire -6 2 - -
Inverclyde -4 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £45,000 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 364 (40.35%) Finance
2 229 (25.39%) SQL
3 184 (20.40%) Banking
4 180 (19.96%) Business Analysis
5 153 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
6 145 (16.08%) Degree
7 134 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
8 133 (14.75%) Microsoft
9 122 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 117 (12.97%) Project Management
11 106 (11.75%) Windows
12 94 (10.42%) MS Excel
13 93 (10.31%) Retail
14 88 (9.76%) SQL Server
15 84 (9.31%) ITIL
16 83 (9.20%) Oracle
17 65 (7.21%) MS Office
18 64 (7.10%) SDLC
19 59 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
20 58 (6.43%) Java
21 56 (6.21%) Migration
21 56 (6.21%) Management Information System
22 54 (5.99%) Computer Science
23 53 (5.88%) Unix
23 53 (5.88%) ISEB
24 52 (5.76%) C#
24 52 (5.76%) Data Centre
25 50 (5.54%) .NET
25 50 (5.54%) Data Analysis
26 49 (5.43%) XML

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 (3.22%) SAS
2 28 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 18 (2.00%) JBoss
5 15 (1.66%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.00%) Skype for Business
7 8 (0.89%) CMS
7 8 (0.89%) IIS
7 8 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
8 7 (0.78%) Apache
8 7 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.78%) MS Project Server
9 6 (0.67%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.44%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.22%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 94 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 65 (7.21%) MS Office
3 18 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.22%) MS Project
6 6 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.44%) S-PLUS
7 4 (0.44%) SPSS
8 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.11%) DOC1
9 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (1.11%) SAP MM
2 9 (1.00%) SAP CO
2 9 (1.00%) SAP FI
2 9 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (0.89%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.67%) SAP cProjects
5 5 (0.55%) Infor SunSystems
5 5 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.55%) SAP PM
5 5 (0.55%) SAP SCM
6 4 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.33%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.33%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.33%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.22%) Office 365
2 10 (1.11%) Google Analytics
2 10 (1.11%) SaaS
3 6 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.10%) Firewall
2 19 (2.11%) Internet
3 17 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (1.88%) Network Security
4 15 (1.66%) Intranet
4 15 (1.66%) LAN
4 15 (1.66%) WAN
5 13 (1.44%) SSL
6 12 (1.33%) DMZ
6 12 (1.33%) HTTP
7 9 (1.00%) tcpdump
8 8 (0.89%) DNS
9 7 (0.78%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.78%) VPN
10 6 (0.67%) SAN
11 5 (0.55%) ATM
11 5 (0.55%) DHCP
12 4 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.44%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 28 (3.10%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 18 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (1.88%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.55%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.44%) QlikView
10 11 (1.22%) Data Mining
11 10 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
11 10 (1.11%) MS Access
12 9 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.67%) Base SAS
14 6 (0.67%) SAP BW
15 5 (0.55%) GIS
15 5 (0.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 21 (2.33%) Selenium
2 10 (1.11%) FitNesse
3 9 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.89%) JIRA
4 8 (0.89%) Maven
5 6 (0.67%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.55%) SAP CE
7 4 (0.44%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.44%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (0.44%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.44%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.22%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.22%) Subversion
9 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.11%) Ant
10 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.11%) JUnit
10 1 (0.11%) WinDbg
General
1 364 (40.35%) Finance
2 184 (20.40%) Banking
3 93 (10.31%) Retail
4 37 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 26 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 22 (2.44%) Front Office
6 22 (2.44%) Retail Banking
7 19 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.88%) Marketing
9 16 (1.77%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.66%) Legal
11 14 (1.55%) Law
12 12 (1.33%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.78%) General Ledger
13 7 (0.78%) Local Government
14 5 (0.55%) Back Office
14 5 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.55%) Games
14 5 (0.55%) Publishing
15 3 (0.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (5.54%) .NET
2 49 (5.43%) XML
3 20 (2.22%) HTML
4 14 (1.55%) Hibernate
4 14 (1.55%) Spring
5 13 (1.44%) Middleware
5 13 (1.44%) Web Services
6 12 (1.33%) XSL
7 10 (1.11%) CSS
8 8 (0.89%) Castor
8 8 (0.89%) Drools
8 8 (0.89%) jBPM
8 8 (0.89%) SOAP
9 7 (0.78%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.78%) REST
10 6 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (0.67%) Gherkin
11 5 (0.55%) SAP Basis
11 5 (0.55%) SAP PI
12 4 (0.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 134 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 54 (5.99%) Computer Science
4 52 (5.76%) Data Centre
5 24 (2.66%) Mathematics
6 23 (2.55%) Statistics
7 22 (2.44%) Derivative
8 19 (2.11%) Economics
9 18 (2.00%) Credit Risk
10 17 (1.88%) Fixed Income
11 15 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
11 15 (1.66%) User Experience
12 14 (1.55%) Mobile Banking
13 13 (1.44%) DataPower
14 12 (1.33%) Physics
15 11 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (1.22%) Reference Data
16 10 (1.11%) Psychology
17 7 (0.78%) Driving Licence
17 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 106 (11.75%) Windows
2 53 (5.88%) Unix
3 34 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 29 (3.22%) Linux
5 25 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (2.66%) Windows 7
7 20 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.55%) Windows XP
9 13 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.22%) AIX
12 2 (0.22%) Solaris
13 1 (0.11%) Android
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (19.96%) Business Analysis
2 153 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 117 (12.97%) Project Management
5 84 (9.31%) ITIL
6 64 (7.10%) SDLC
7 59 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
8 56 (6.21%) Migration
9 50 (5.54%) Data Analysis
10 49 (5.43%) Test Scripting
11 46 (5.10%) Line Management
11 46 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 45 (4.99%) Asset Management
13 43 (4.77%) Change Management
14 42 (4.66%) Information Security
15 40 (4.43%) ERP
15 40 (4.43%) Risk Management
16 39 (4.32%) Validation
17 38 (4.21%) Data Modelling
17 38 (4.21%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 229 (25.39%) SQL
2 58 (6.43%) Java
3 52 (5.76%) C#
4 34 (3.77%) VBA
5 29 (3.22%) Python
6 26 (2.88%) PL/SQL
7 23 (2.55%) VB.NET
8 22 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 14 (1.55%) C++
10 13 (1.44%) Perl
11 11 (1.22%) ABAP
12 8 (0.89%) Groovy
12 8 (0.89%) R
12 8 (0.89%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.89%) XPath
13 6 (0.67%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.55%) Ruby
15 4 (0.44%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.44%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 145 (16.08%) Degree
2 53 (5.88%) ISEB
3 27 (2.99%) ISTQB
4 22 (2.44%) CISSP
5 17 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.33%) CEH
7 12 (1.33%) Security Cleared
8 11 (1.22%) CISA
8 11 (1.22%) GIAC
9 10 (1.11%) HND
10 9 (1.00%) GCIA
11 8 (0.89%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.78%) CBAP
12 7 (0.78%) IIBA
13 6 (0.67%) PhD
14 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.55%) SAP Certification
15 4 (0.44%) CCNA
15 4 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.10%) QA
2 23 (2.55%) SLA
3 11 (1.22%) Basel II
4 7 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.55%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 7816
5 5 (0.55%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.22%) COBIT
7 2 (0.22%) FATCA
7 2 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.67%) Squid
4 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.22%) XenApp
6 1 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.11%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (1.44%) SCCM
2 10 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.89%) SCOM
4 5 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.33%) Control-M
5 3 (0.33%) Nessus
6 2 (0.22%) QRadar
6 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.11%) Ansible
7 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Puppet
7 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 133 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 83 (9.20%) Oracle
3 43 (4.77%) SAP
4 22 (2.44%) Cisco
5 20 (2.22%) VMware
6 17 (1.88%) IBM
7 14 (1.55%) Charles River
8 13 (1.44%) Citrix
8 13 (1.44%) Informatica
9 12 (1.33%) JD Edwards
10 10 (1.11%) Google
10 10 (1.11%) Sybase
11 9 (1.00%) Bloomberg
11 9 (1.00%) Sun
12 8 (0.89%) Cognos
12 8 (0.89%) HP
12 8 (0.89%) Reuters
13 7 (0.78%) Avaya
13 7 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (0.67%) Apple
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