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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 12 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 359 688 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.07% 21.06% 19.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.63% 22.06% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 251 480 462
Median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
2634 3119 3576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.89% 95.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 2002 2294
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 180 £43,500 +12.98% 20
Glasgow -8 136 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Fife +1 12 £31,500 -26.61%
West Lothian -1 9 £28,500 -15.55% 3
Stirling -3 8 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Dumfries and Galloway - 6 - -
Renfrewshire 0 4 £22,750 -22.88%
Aberdeen -8 4 £32,650 -23.17% 1
Inverclyde -5 3 £23,500 -39.35%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £31,250 -
North Lanarkshire +2 1 £37,500 +29.31%
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,000 - 1
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 -
Strathclyde - 1 £29,500 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 344 (43.38%) Finance
2 203 (25.60%) SQL
3 156 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (17.40%) Microsoft
5 130 (16.39%) Business Analysis
6 128 (16.14%) Banking
6 128 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
7 108 (13.62%) Degree
8 103 (12.99%) Windows
9 93 (11.73%) MS Excel
9 93 (11.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 83 (10.47%) Retail
11 82 (10.34%) Project Management
12 81 (10.21%) Oracle
13 80 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
14 74 (9.33%) SQL Server
15 63 (7.94%) ITIL
16 62 (7.82%) SDLC
17 57 (7.19%) MS Office
18 53 (6.68%) Data Analysis
19 49 (6.18%) Active Directory
20 48 (6.05%) QA
21 45 (5.67%) Analytics
21 45 (5.67%) Windows Server
22 44 (5.55%) .NET
23 43 (5.42%) Scrum
23 43 (5.42%) Computer Science
24 42 (5.30%) C#
25 41 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
26 38 (4.79%) Asset Management

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 33 (4.16%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.90%) SAS
3 17 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.77%) CMS
5 10 (1.26%) IIS
6 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.50%) Confluence
7 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.38%) Apache
8 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.38%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.38%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.38%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.25%) CICS
9 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 93 (11.73%) MS Excel
2 57 (7.19%) MS Office
3 31 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (3.40%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.77%) MS Project
6 8 (1.01%) SPSS
7 2 (0.25%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (2.02%) Cognos TM1
2 14 (1.77%) Cognos Controller
3 13 (1.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (1.13%) SAP CO
4 9 (1.13%) SAP FI
4 9 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.76%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.63%) Infor M3
9 4 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.50%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.38%) Sage CRM
10 3 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
11 2 (0.25%) LatentZero
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.25%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.26%) Office 365
3 8 (1.01%) SaaS
4 7 (0.88%) IaaS
5 5 (0.63%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.27%) DNS
1 18 (2.27%) Firewall
2 17 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.51%) DHCP
3 12 (1.51%) SAN
4 10 (1.26%) WAN
5 9 (1.13%) LAN
6 8 (1.01%) Network Security
7 7 (0.88%) NAS
8 5 (0.63%) VoIP
9 4 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.50%) Wireless
10 3 (0.38%) ATM
10 3 (0.38%) Internet
10 3 (0.38%) WLAN
11 2 (0.25%) Intranet
12 1 (0.13%) ADSL
12 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.13%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.14%) Oracle Database
4 17 (2.14%) RDBMS
5 15 (1.89%) Data Mining
5 15 (1.89%) QlikView
5 15 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
6 14 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (1.13%) MS Access
9 7 (0.88%) MySQL
9 7 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.63%) Base SAS
10 5 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (1.64%) Selenium
2 12 (1.51%) Cucumber
2 12 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.26%) JIRA
3 10 (1.26%) SpecFlow
4 9 (1.13%) HP UFT
4 9 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.50%) FitNesse
6 4 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.50%) Maven
6 4 (0.50%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.38%) NUnit
8 2 (0.25%) Subversion
9 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.13%) JUnit
9 1 (0.13%) MSI
9 1 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
General
1 344 (43.38%) Finance
2 128 (16.14%) Banking
3 83 (10.47%) Retail
4 31 (3.91%) Retail Banking
5 29 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.40%) Marketing
7 18 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (1.89%) Front Office
9 14 (1.77%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.26%) Law
10 10 (1.26%) Local Government
11 8 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.88%) Legal
13 6 (0.76%) Games
13 6 (0.76%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.76%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.63%) Back Office
15 4 (0.50%) Billing
16 1 (0.13%) French Language
16 1 (0.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.55%) .NET
2 22 (2.77%) XML
3 18 (2.27%) HTML
4 17 (2.14%) ASP.NET
5 11 (1.39%) Gherkin
6 8 (1.01%) jQuery
7 6 (0.76%) CSS
7 6 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (0.63%) Middleware
8 5 (0.63%) SAP Basis
8 5 (0.63%) SOAP
9 4 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.50%) REST
9 4 (0.50%) Web Services
10 3 (0.38%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.38%) CGI
10 3 (0.38%) HTML5
10 3 (0.38%) WCF
11 2 (0.25%) CSS3
12 1 (0.13%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 128 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.42%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.78%) Data Centre
4 22 (2.77%) Mathematics
5 17 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.14%) User Experience
6 15 (1.89%) Derivative
7 14 (1.77%) Economics
8 12 (1.51%) Data Integration
9 11 (1.39%) Driving Licence
9 11 (1.39%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.39%) Statistics
9 11 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.26%) Physics
10 10 (1.26%) Reference Data
11 9 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.13%) Psychology
12 8 (1.01%) Credit Risk
12 8 (1.01%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 103 (12.99%) Windows
2 45 (5.67%) Windows Server
3 30 (3.78%) Unix
4 26 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (3.15%) Linux
5 25 (3.15%) Windows 7
6 19 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.39%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.63%) AIX
10 5 (0.63%) Solaris
11 4 (0.50%) Android
11 4 (0.50%) zOS
12 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.25%) MVS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (16.39%) Business Analysis
3 93 (11.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (10.34%) Project Management
5 80 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
6 63 (7.94%) ITIL
7 62 (7.82%) SDLC
8 53 (6.68%) Data Analysis
9 45 (5.67%) Analytics
10 43 (5.42%) Scrum
11 41 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 38 (4.79%) Asset Management
12 38 (4.79%) Migration
13 36 (4.54%) Data Modelling
13 36 (4.54%) ERP
14 35 (4.41%) CRM
14 35 (4.41%) Systems Analysis
15 34 (4.29%) Change Management
15 34 (4.29%) User Stories
16 33 (4.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 203 (25.60%) SQL
2 42 (5.30%) C#
3 30 (3.78%) PL/SQL
4 28 (3.53%) Java
5 20 (2.52%) VBA
6 15 (1.89%) Python
7 13 (1.64%) Perl
8 11 (1.39%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.01%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.88%) C
10 7 (0.88%) COBOL
10 7 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.88%) VB
11 6 (0.76%) Fortran
11 6 (0.76%) PHP
11 6 (0.76%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.63%) ABAP
12 5 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.50%) C++
13 4 (0.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 108 (13.62%) Degree
2 31 (3.91%) ISEB
3 19 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.02%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.13%) CISSP
7 8 (1.01%) CISM
7 8 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.88%) HND
8 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.76%) CCNA
9 6 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.50%) CEH
10 4 (0.50%) HNC
10 4 (0.50%) MCP
10 4 (0.50%) MCSA
10 4 (0.50%) PhD
10 4 (0.50%) SANS
11 3 (0.38%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.05%) QA
2 25 (3.15%) SLA
3 5 (0.63%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (0.38%) COBIT
4 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.38%) ISO 8583
4 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 7816
4 3 (0.38%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.13%) Basel II
5 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.13%) FATCA
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 49 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.50%) Squid
4 4 (0.50%) XenApp
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.13%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (1.64%) SCCM
2 8 (1.01%) Puppet
3 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.50%) TeamSite
5 4 (0.50%) WSUS
6 2 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.25%) QRadar
6 2 (0.25%) SCOM
7 1 (0.13%) Nessus
7 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 138 (17.40%) Microsoft
2 81 (10.21%) Oracle
3 37 (4.67%) VMware
4 26 (3.28%) Cognos
5 23 (2.90%) SAP
6 22 (2.77%) Cisco
7 19 (2.40%) HP
8 15 (1.89%) Citrix
9 11 (1.39%) Charles River
10 10 (1.26%) JD Edwards
11 9 (1.13%) Hyperion
11 9 (1.13%) Informatica
12 8 (1.01%) Tableau
13 7 (0.88%) Dell
13 7 (0.88%) IBM
13 7 (0.88%) Remedy
14 6 (0.76%) Bloomberg
15 5 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
15 5 (0.63%) Sage
15 5 (0.63%) Sybase
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Tectre Limited
Salary: £38,000 - £40,000 per year dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Meraki Talent Ltd
Salary: Excellent plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tesco Bank
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,750 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston
Williams Lea Tag
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Livingston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Capita plc
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 - £35500 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £37500.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago