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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 745 551 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.19% 17.85% 18.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.19% 18.84% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 469 328 401
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3515 2924 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.26% 94.72% 94.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2233 1914 2066
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 0 339 £37,500 -0.66% 58
Glasgow 0 282 £38,000 +4.10% 25
Stirling +1 43 £42,000 +35.48% 4
Aberdeen +1 28 £40,000 +17.64% 8
West Lothian 0 7 £38,500 -7.22% 1
Highlands +10 4 £28,414 -
Scottish Borders +3 4 £20,000 -
Fife -3 4 £30,000 +33.33%
Perth and Kinross +3 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Midlothian +1 2 £27,750 -
Renfrewshire +1 2 £27,500 - 1
Inverclyde - 2 £26,750 - 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Lothian - 1 £21,500 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £53,000 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 579 (41.18%) Finance
2 403 (28.66%) SQL
3 277 (19.70%) Business Analysis
4 234 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (16.64%) ITIL
5 227 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
6 209 (14.86%) Windows
6 209 (14.86%) Microsoft
7 198 (14.08%) Banking
8 177 (12.59%) MS Excel
9 170 (12.09%) MS Office
10 153 (10.88%) SQL Server
11 142 (10.10%) Oracle
12 137 (9.74%) Degree
13 136 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 135 (9.60%) Project Management
15 108 (7.68%) UNIX
16 100 (7.11%) .NET
17 99 (7.04%) C#
17 99 (7.04%) Active Directory
18 93 (6.61%) Retail
19 92 (6.54%) Change Management
19 92 (6.54%) Linux
20 83 (5.90%) XML
21 81 (5.76%) Systems Analysis
22 80 (5.69%) SharePoint
22 80 (5.69%) QA
23 79 (5.62%) Legal
24 78 (5.55%) MS Project
24 78 (5.55%) Java

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 80 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 54 (3.84%) SAS
3 46 (3.27%) MS Exchange
4 36 (2.56%) WorkSite
5 34 (2.42%) WebSphere
6 26 (1.85%) IIS
7 22 (1.56%) IBM Notes
7 22 (1.56%) CMS
7 22 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
10 11 (0.78%) NServiceBus
11 10 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.57%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.50%) Apache
14 7 (0.50%) WebSphere Process Server
14 7 (0.50%) WebSphere Portal
15 6 (0.43%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 177 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 170 (12.09%) MS Office
3 78 (5.55%) MS Project
4 54 (3.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (2.20%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.57%) SPSS
7 5 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.071%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 45 (3.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 37 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (1.21%) Oracle 11i
5 16 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
6 14 (1.00%) Markit EDM
6 14 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
7 13 (0.92%) Oracle Assets
7 13 (0.92%) Oracle Payroll
8 12 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 10 (0.71%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
11 8 (0.57%) Temenos T24
11 8 (0.57%) FLEXCUBE
12 7 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 7 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
12 7 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
12 7 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (0.36%) SaaS
2 4 (0.28%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.071%) Taleo
3 1 (0.071%) Office 365
3 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.56%) Firewall
2 35 (2.49%) TCP/IP
3 28 (1.99%) VPN
3 28 (1.99%) SAN
4 26 (1.85%) WAN
5 25 (1.78%) Network Security
6 22 (1.56%) FTP
6 22 (1.56%) DNS
7 20 (1.42%) LAN
8 19 (1.35%) HTTP
8 19 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 18 (1.28%) Wireless
10 16 (1.14%) HTTPS
11 14 (1.00%) SMTP
12 11 (0.78%) DHCP
13 10 (0.71%) SSL
13 10 (0.71%) Frame Relay
13 10 (0.71%) MPLS
14 9 (0.64%) OSPF
14 9 (0.64%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.06%) Relational Database
3 36 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (1.92%) DB2
5 27 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 24 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
7 22 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (0.71%) Data Mining
10 10 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.28%) Base SAS
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (0.28%) MySQL
13 4 (0.28%) DTS
14 3 (0.21%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 42 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 28 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.14%) LoadRunner
4 14 (1.00%) Selenium
5 13 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (0.92%) JIRA
6 12 (0.85%) SpecFlow
7 7 (0.50%) Bugzilla
8 6 (0.43%) Subversion
8 6 (0.43%) ERwin
8 6 (0.43%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.36%) PowerDesigner
10 4 (0.28%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.28%) Fiddler
11 3 (0.21%) FogBugz
11 3 (0.21%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.21%) JUnit
12 2 (0.14%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 579 (41.18%) Finance
2 198 (14.08%) Banking
3 93 (6.61%) Retail
4 79 (5.62%) Legal
5 65 (4.62%) Retail Banking
6 62 (4.41%) Law
7 51 (3.63%) Investment Banking
8 42 (2.99%) Marketing
9 29 (2.06%) Front Office
10 20 (1.42%) Advertising
11 17 (1.21%) Back Office
12 15 (1.07%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.64%) Billing
13 9 (0.64%) General Ledger
13 9 (0.64%) French Language
14 8 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.50%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.50%) Electronics
16 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (7.11%) .NET
2 83 (5.90%) XML
3 62 (4.41%) HTML
4 47 (3.34%) ASP.NET
5 39 (2.77%) jQuery
6 38 (2.70%) CSS
7 26 (1.85%) LINQ
8 24 (1.71%) Web Services
8 24 (1.71%) Ajax
9 23 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 17 (1.21%) .NET Framework
11 16 (1.14%) WCF
12 15 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (1.07%) AngularJS
13 12 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (0.78%) Sass
14 11 (0.78%) Castle Windsor
14 11 (0.78%) NHibernate
15 10 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
16 9 (0.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 227 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (3.34%) Management Information System
3 42 (2.99%) Credit Risk
4 40 (2.84%) Derivative
5 32 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 31 (2.20%) Equities
7 26 (1.85%) Fixed Income
7 26 (1.85%) Statistics
8 23 (1.64%) Blackberry
9 17 (1.21%) Mainframe
10 14 (1.00%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (0.71%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.64%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.57%) User Experience
13 8 (0.57%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.50%) DTV
15 5 (0.36%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.36%) Economics
15 5 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 209 (14.86%) Windows
2 108 (7.68%) UNIX
3 92 (6.54%) Linux
4 67 (4.77%) Windows 7
5 46 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (2.28%) Windows XP
8 31 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (0.71%) Solaris
12 8 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.21%) Android
15 2 (0.14%) Tru64
15 2 (0.14%) AIX
16 1 (0.071%) HPUX
16 1 (0.071%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.071%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.071%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (19.70%) Business Analysis
2 234 (16.64%) ITIL
2 234 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 135 (9.60%) Project Management
5 92 (6.54%) Change Management
6 81 (5.76%) Systems Analysis
7 70 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 62 (4.41%) Asset Management
9 57 (4.05%) Service Delivery
9 57 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 56 (3.98%) Scrum
10 56 (3.98%) Workflow
11 55 (3.91%) Information Security
11 55 (3.91%) Data Modelling
12 53 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
12 53 (3.77%) PRINCE
13 49 (3.49%) UML
14 46 (3.27%) ERP
15 44 (3.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 403 (28.66%) SQL
2 99 (7.04%) C#
3 78 (5.55%) Java
4 70 (4.98%) JavaScript
5 40 (2.84%) PL/SQL
6 30 (2.13%) Python
7 29 (2.06%) T-SQL
8 26 (1.85%) VBScript
8 26 (1.85%) RPG
9 25 (1.78%) RPG IV
10 24 (1.71%) Shell Script
11 22 (1.56%) Perl
11 22 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 18 (1.28%) VB
13 16 (1.14%) C++
14 11 (0.78%) VBA
15 6 (0.43%) C
15 6 (0.43%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.43%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 137 (9.74%) Degree
2 65 (4.62%) ISEB
3 42 (2.99%) ISTQB
4 24 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (1.28%) MCSE
8 17 (1.21%) MCP
8 17 (1.21%) CISSP
9 15 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.07%) CEH
10 14 (1.00%) CCNA
11 10 (0.71%) MCITP
11 10 (0.71%) CCNP
12 9 (0.64%) MCSA
12 9 (0.64%) Security Cleared
13 8 (0.57%) SC Cleared
13 8 (0.57%) GCIA
14 7 (0.50%) MOS
14 7 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.69%) QA
2 39 (2.77%) SLA
3 21 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.14%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.071%) MiFID
7 1 (0.071%) COREP
System Software
1 99 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.71%) XenServer
5 9 (0.64%) XenApp
6 6 (0.43%) vSphere
7 4 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.21%) NFS
9 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.36%) SCCM
2 5 (0.36%) XenMobile
3 3 (0.21%) Control-M
4 2 (0.14%) MOM
5 1 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.071%) WSUS
5 1 (0.071%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.071%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.071%) Puppet
5 1 (0.071%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.071%) SCOM
5 1 (0.071%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 209 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 142 (10.10%) Oracle
3 52 (3.70%) HP
4 44 (3.13%) VMware
5 37 (2.63%) Citrix
6 35 (2.49%) Lotus
6 35 (2.49%) Cisco
7 34 (2.42%) Sybase
8 23 (1.64%) Cognos
9 22 (1.56%) Informatica
10 21 (1.49%) Twitter
11 20 (1.42%) Interwoven
12 19 (1.35%) Red Hat
13 18 (1.28%) SAP
13 18 (1.28%) Bloomberg
14 15 (1.07%) Business Objects
15 14 (1.00%) thinkFolio
16 13 (0.92%) Google
17 12 (0.85%) IBM
18 11 (0.78%) Fidessa
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Excellent
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Pertemps Recruitment Partnership
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum + Good Benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
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