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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 694 715 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.02% 19.78% 17.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.52% 20.86% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 489 449 337
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
2951 3427 3093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.62% 94.83% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 2223 2031
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +1 354 £38,500 - 75
Glasgow +2 236 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Stirling +4 32 £40,000 -5.88%
Aberdeen +2 20 £40,000 - 3
West Lothian +1 20 £35,000 +20.68% 3
Fife +7 8 £42,926 +36.27% 3
Highlands +3 5 £40,000 +40.77% 1
Renfrewshire -1 5 £50,000 - 1
Dundee +2 4 £30,000 +20.00%
Inverclyde -1 2 £38,750 +21.09%
Lanarkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Midlothian -3 1 - -
Argyll and Bute -5 1 £27,500 -31.67%
East Ayrshire - 1 £23,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
East Lothian - 1 £33,500 - 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 595 (47.11%) Finance
2 328 (25.97%) SQL
3 250 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
4 245 (19.40%) Banking
5 213 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
6 199 (15.76%) Business Analysis
7 184 (14.57%) Degree
8 171 (13.54%) Microsoft
9 135 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 134 (10.61%) Oracle
10 134 (10.61%) SQL Server
11 130 (10.29%) Project Management
12 128 (10.13%) Windows
13 127 (10.06%) MS Excel
14 104 (8.23%) Test Scripting
15 101 (8.00%) Information Security
16 93 (7.36%) User Acceptance Testing
17 88 (6.97%) SDLC
18 82 (6.49%) Asset Management
19 81 (6.41%) Retail
20 74 (5.86%) MS Office
20 74 (5.86%) Relational Database
21 73 (5.78%) Java
22 71 (5.62%) Computer Science
23 70 (5.54%) ITIL
23 70 (5.54%) Linux
23 70 (5.54%) ISEB
24 69 (5.46%) CISSP
25 66 (5.23%) QA
26 64 (5.07%) ISTQB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 41 (3.25%) SAS
2 36 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 15 (1.19%) IIS
5 12 (0.95%) JBoss
6 10 (0.79%) WorkSite
7 9 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.40%) CMS
11 4 (0.32%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.24%) Apache
12 3 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.16%) Lync
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.16%) Documentum
14 1 (0.079%) CICS
Applications
1 127 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 74 (5.86%) MS Office
3 53 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.95%) MS Project
6 5 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.24%) SPSS
9 1 (0.079%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.079%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.079%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.079%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 38 (3.01%) Markit EDM
2 36 (2.85%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (2.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (1.90%) Oracle Financials
5 18 (1.43%) thinkFolio
6 17 (1.35%) Oracle 11i
7 13 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
8 12 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
10 10 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
11 9 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
12 7 (0.55%) BPCS
13 6 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
14 5 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
14 5 (0.40%) Oracle SCM
14 5 (0.40%) HiPortfolio
14 5 (0.40%) Primavera
15 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
15 3 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
15 3 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.32%) SaaS
3 2 (0.16%) Office 365
3 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.93%) Firewall
2 35 (2.77%) Network Security
3 26 (2.06%) WAN
4 25 (1.98%) Internet
5 19 (1.50%) Intranet
5 19 (1.50%) VPN
5 19 (1.50%) LAN
6 16 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 15 (1.19%) DHCP
8 14 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 12 (0.95%) Wireshark
10 11 (0.87%) SAN
10 11 (0.87%) MPLS
11 10 (0.79%) Wireless
12 9 (0.71%) VLAN
13 8 (0.63%) IP Telephony
13 8 (0.63%) EIGRP
13 8 (0.63%) TACACS
13 8 (0.63%) DNS
13 8 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.86%) Relational Database
3 57 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (3.96%) RDBMS
5 40 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
6 28 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.03%) Data Mining
10 12 (0.95%) MySQL
10 12 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (0.95%) QlikView
11 11 (0.87%) MS Access
12 10 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (0.40%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 32 (2.53%) Selenium
2 26 (2.06%) JIRA
3 21 (1.66%) HP UFT
4 16 (1.27%) Cucumber
5 15 (1.19%) LoadRunner
6 8 (0.63%) WebDriver
7 7 (0.55%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.48%) JMeter
9 5 (0.40%) FitNesse
9 5 (0.40%) Toad
9 5 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.32%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.24%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.24%) Subversion
11 3 (0.24%) Ranorex
11 3 (0.24%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.24%) Hudson
12 2 (0.16%) MSTest
13 1 (0.079%) FogBugz
General
1 595 (47.11%) Finance
2 245 (19.40%) Banking
3 81 (6.41%) Retail
4 42 (3.33%) Retail Banking
5 41 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 33 (2.61%) Legal
7 30 (2.38%) Law
8 27 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.74%) Front Office
10 20 (1.58%) Marketing
11 14 (1.11%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.03%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.87%) Billing
14 10 (0.79%) Back Office
15 7 (0.55%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.24%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.24%) International Banking
17 3 (0.24%) Russian Language
17 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.33%) .NET
2 31 (2.45%) Web Services
3 30 (2.38%) XML
4 18 (1.43%) ASP.NET
4 18 (1.43%) HTML
5 15 (1.19%) CSS
6 11 (0.87%) jQuery
7 9 (0.71%) JSP
7 9 (0.71%) Servlets
7 9 (0.71%) Gherkin
8 7 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (0.48%) EJB 3.0
9 6 (0.48%) Java EE
9 6 (0.48%) JMS
9 6 (0.48%) Dojo
9 6 (0.48%) EJB
9 6 (0.48%) J2EE
10 4 (0.32%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 213 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (5.62%) Computer Science
3 44 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 36 (2.85%) Data Centre
5 28 (2.22%) Equities
6 24 (1.90%) Derivative
7 23 (1.82%) User Experience
8 22 (1.74%) Fixed Income
9 20 (1.58%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.11%) EPoS
10 14 (1.11%) Reference Data
11 12 (0.95%) Cryptography
11 12 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 12 (0.95%) Mainframe
12 11 (0.87%) AS400
13 10 (0.79%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.71%) Statistics
14 9 (0.71%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 128 (10.13%) Windows
2 70 (5.54%) Linux
3 50 (3.96%) UNIX
4 33 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 25 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.35%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.95%) Android
10 8 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.48%) AIX
13 4 (0.32%) Solaris
13 4 (0.32%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.16%) Tru64
15 2 (0.16%) Debian
16 1 (0.079%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (15.76%) Business Analysis
3 135 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 130 (10.29%) Project Management
5 104 (8.23%) Test Scripting
6 101 (8.00%) Information Security
7 93 (7.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 88 (6.97%) SDLC
9 82 (6.49%) Asset Management
10 70 (5.54%) ITIL
11 63 (4.99%) Business Intelligence
12 62 (4.91%) Change Management
12 62 (4.91%) Requirements Analysis
13 59 (4.67%) Data Modelling
14 57 (4.51%) Data Analysis
15 56 (4.43%) Investment Management
16 55 (4.35%) Scrum
17 54 (4.28%) Systems Analysis
17 54 (4.28%) Software Testing
17 54 (4.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 328 (25.97%) SQL
2 73 (5.78%) Java
3 43 (3.40%) C#
4 37 (2.93%) Python
5 34 (2.69%) Perl
6 18 (1.43%) PL/SQL
6 18 (1.43%) VBA
7 16 (1.27%) VB.NET
7 16 (1.27%) JavaScript
8 15 (1.19%) VB
9 13 (1.03%) T-SQL
10 12 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 10 (0.79%) RPG
12 9 (0.71%) Ruby
13 8 (0.63%) Assembly Language
13 8 (0.63%) PHP
13 8 (0.63%) C++
14 7 (0.55%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.48%) RPG IV
15 6 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 184 (14.57%) Degree
2 70 (5.54%) ISEB
3 69 (5.46%) CISSP
4 64 (5.07%) ISTQB
5 41 (3.25%) Security Cleared
6 37 (2.93%) CISM
7 30 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 15 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.19%) HND
8 15 (1.19%) CISMP
9 14 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.03%) CCNA
11 12 (0.95%) MCSE
11 12 (0.95%) CISA
12 11 (0.87%) HNC
13 9 (0.71%) GIAC
14 8 (0.63%) CEH
15 7 (0.55%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.23%) QA
2 37 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.19%) SLA
4 14 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.95%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.63%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.55%) COBIT
9 6 (0.48%) FATCA
10 5 (0.40%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.32%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.24%) Basel II
13 2 (0.16%) MiFID
14 1 (0.079%) AIFMD
14 1 (0.079%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.079%) Basel III
System Software
1 46 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.63%) vSphere
4 6 (0.48%) VMware Server
5 4 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.24%) XenApp
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.079%) Squid
Systems Management
1 29 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (0.63%) Control-M
3 7 (0.55%) SCCM
3 7 (0.55%) SCOM
4 5 (0.40%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.24%) Foglight
6 3 (0.24%) WSUS
6 3 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.16%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.079%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.079%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.079%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.079%) Nagios
8 1 (0.079%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 171 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 134 (10.61%) Oracle
3 38 (3.01%) VMware
4 32 (2.53%) SAP
4 32 (2.53%) Cisco
5 31 (2.45%) HP
6 27 (2.14%) Charles River
7 20 (1.58%) Sybase
8 16 (1.27%) Bloomberg
8 16 (1.27%) Splunk
9 15 (1.19%) F5
9 15 (1.19%) Reuters
10 13 (1.03%) CheckPoint
10 13 (1.03%) Symantec
11 12 (0.95%) McAfee
12 11 (0.87%) Citrix
13 10 (0.79%) IBM
13 10 (0.79%) Cognos
13 10 (0.79%) Informatica
13 10 (0.79%) Red Hat
Dunfermline, Fife
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Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
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Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + PACKAGE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Selkirk, Selkirkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
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FPSG Connect
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday