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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 676 582 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 19.67% 18.34% 17.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.55% 19.35% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 443 351 384
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% +8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
3289 3008 3034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.72% 94.80% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2081 1934 2095
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 0 326 £40,000 - 56
Glasgow -1 220 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Stirling -1 57 £42,000 +7.69% 1
Aberdeen -12 16 £40,000 +17.64% 4
Highlands +5 5 £28,414 -
Perth and Kinross - 5 £44,000 -
West Lothian -8 4 £33,750 -18.67%
Scottish Borders +4 3 £20,000 -
North Lanarkshire 0 3 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Fife -6 2 £27,000 +20.00%
Renfrewshire - 2 £27,500 - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £21,500 -
Midlothian - 1 £34,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £53,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £21,000 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 609 (43.81%) Finance
2 392 (28.20%) SQL
3 263 (18.92%) Business Analysis
4 226 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
5 224 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
6 223 (16.04%) Banking
7 222 (15.97%) Windows
8 221 (15.90%) Microsoft
9 217 (15.61%) ITIL
10 192 (13.81%) MS Excel
11 178 (12.81%) SQL Server
12 170 (12.23%) MS Office
13 152 (10.94%) Project Management
14 138 (9.93%) Degree
15 137 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 133 (9.57%) Oracle
17 113 (8.13%) .NET
18 109 (7.84%) C#
19 106 (7.63%) Active Directory
20 101 (7.27%) UNIX
21 98 (7.05%) Retail
22 95 (6.83%) Systems Analysis
23 91 (6.55%) Linux
24 87 (6.26%) Change Management
25 84 (6.04%) Java
26 81 (5.83%) SharePoint
27 80 (5.76%) XML
27 80 (5.76%) Legal
27 80 (5.76%) Windows 7
28 79 (5.68%) ISEB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 81 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.67%) SAS
3 45 (3.24%) MS Exchange
4 38 (2.73%) WorkSite
5 28 (2.01%) IIS
6 24 (1.73%) WebSphere
7 21 (1.51%) CMS
8 20 (1.44%) IBM Notes
8 20 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (1.08%) NServiceBus
9 15 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (0.79%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
12 8 (0.58%) Apache
12 8 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.58%) JBoss
13 6 (0.43%) Lync
14 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 192 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 170 (12.23%) MS Office
3 69 (4.96%) MS Project
4 59 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (2.09%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.58%) SPSS
7 5 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.072%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 32 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 29 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.94%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.86%) Markit EDM
5 12 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
6 11 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 9 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
7 9 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (0.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 6 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
9 6 (0.43%) FLEXCUBE
9 6 (0.43%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.29%) MailChimp
2 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.14%) SaaS
3 1 (0.072%) Office 365
3 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.072%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.96%) Firewall
2 33 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 31 (2.23%) DNS
4 27 (1.94%) VPN
5 26 (1.87%) WAN
5 26 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
6 25 (1.80%) SAN
7 24 (1.73%) Network Security
8 21 (1.51%) FTP
9 19 (1.37%) LAN
10 18 (1.29%) HTTP
11 17 (1.22%) Wireless
12 14 (1.01%) HTTPS
13 13 (0.94%) SMTP
13 13 (0.94%) DHCP
14 10 (0.72%) MPLS
14 10 (0.72%) Frame Relay
15 9 (0.65%) OSPF
15 9 (0.65%) BGP
15 9 (0.65%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (2.66%) Relational Database
4 33 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (1.80%) DB2
8 21 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 21 (1.51%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
9 16 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (1.01%) Data Mining
10 14 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.43%) QlikView
13 6 (0.43%) MS Access
14 5 (0.36%) MySQL
15 4 (0.29%) DTS
16 3 (0.22%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 50 (3.60%) Visual Studio
2 30 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (1.29%) SpecFlow
4 17 (1.22%) JIRA
4 17 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (1.15%) LoadRunner
6 13 (0.94%) Selenium
7 7 (0.50%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.43%) ERwin
9 5 (0.36%) PowerDesigner
10 4 (0.29%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.29%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.29%) Subversion
11 3 (0.22%) Fiddler
11 3 (0.22%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.22%) JUnit
11 3 (0.22%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.22%) FogBugz
12 2 (0.14%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 609 (43.81%) Finance
2 223 (16.04%) Banking
3 98 (7.05%) Retail
4 80 (5.76%) Legal
5 68 (4.89%) Law
6 59 (4.24%) Retail Banking
7 46 (3.31%) Investment Banking
8 45 (3.24%) Marketing
9 24 (1.73%) Front Office
9 24 (1.73%) Back Office
10 18 (1.29%) Telecoms
11 17 (1.22%) Advertising
12 13 (0.94%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.72%) General Ledger
14 9 (0.65%) Electronics
15 8 (0.58%) French Language
16 7 (0.50%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.36%) Billing
18 4 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
18 4 (0.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (8.13%) .NET
2 80 (5.76%) XML
3 61 (4.39%) HTML
4 56 (4.03%) ASP.NET
5 47 (3.38%) jQuery
6 39 (2.81%) CSS
7 27 (1.94%) Web Services
8 24 (1.73%) Ajax
8 24 (1.73%) .NET Framework
8 24 (1.73%) LINQ
8 24 (1.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 18 (1.29%) AngularJS
9 18 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (1.29%) WCF
10 16 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (1.08%) Sass
11 15 (1.08%) Castle Windsor
11 15 (1.08%) NHibernate
12 12 (0.86%) JSP
13 11 (0.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 226 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 40 (2.88%) Credit Risk
4 34 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 32 (2.30%) Derivative
6 23 (1.65%) Fixed Income
7 22 (1.58%) Equities
7 22 (1.58%) Blackberry
8 20 (1.44%) Mainframe
8 20 (1.44%) Statistics
9 12 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 9 (0.65%) DTV
10 9 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.65%) Visualisation
10 9 (0.65%) Open Source
11 8 (0.58%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.50%) PMI
12 7 (0.50%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.50%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 222 (15.97%) Windows
2 101 (7.27%) UNIX
3 91 (6.55%) Linux
4 80 (5.76%) Windows 7
5 49 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (2.16%) Windows XP
8 28 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.65%) Solaris
12 7 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.36%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.22%) Android
14 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.14%) AIX
15 2 (0.14%) CentOS
15 2 (0.14%) Tru64
15 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.072%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (18.92%) Business Analysis
2 224 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (15.61%) ITIL
4 152 (10.94%) Project Management
5 137 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 95 (6.83%) Systems Analysis
7 87 (6.26%) Change Management
8 72 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 59 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
10 58 (4.17%) Scrum
11 57 (4.10%) Data Modelling
12 56 (4.03%) Information Security
12 56 (4.03%) Asset Management
13 55 (3.96%) Workflow
14 54 (3.88%) UML
14 54 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
15 51 (3.67%) CRM
16 47 (3.38%) Analytics
17 43 (3.09%) PRINCE
17 43 (3.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 392 (28.20%) SQL
2 109 (7.84%) C#
3 84 (6.04%) Java
4 76 (5.47%) JavaScript
5 38 (2.73%) T-SQL
6 36 (2.59%) PL/SQL
7 32 (2.30%) Shell Script
8 28 (2.01%) Python
8 28 (2.01%) VBScript
9 25 (1.80%) RPG
10 24 (1.73%) Perl
10 24 (1.73%) RPG IV
11 23 (1.65%) PowerShell
11 23 (1.65%) VB
12 21 (1.51%) VBA
13 19 (1.37%) C++
14 10 (0.72%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.50%) C
15 7 (0.50%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 138 (9.93%) Degree
2 79 (5.68%) ISEB
3 50 (3.60%) ISTQB
4 26 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (1.58%) CISSP
6 20 (1.44%) CEH
7 19 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.01%) MCSE
9 13 (0.94%) CCNA
10 12 (0.86%) MCP
11 10 (0.72%) CCNP
11 10 (0.72%) MCITP
11 10 (0.72%) GIAC
12 8 (0.58%) GCIA
12 8 (0.58%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.58%) MCSA
12 8 (0.58%) PhD
12 8 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.04%) QA
2 35 (2.52%) SLA
3 23 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.14%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.14%) COREP
6 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.14%) Basel II
7 1 (0.072%) COBIT
7 1 (0.072%) MiFID
7 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.072%) FATCA
System Software
1 106 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.36%) vSphere
5 4 (0.29%) XenServer
6 3 (0.22%) NFS
6 3 (0.22%) XenApp
6 3 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.14%) vCloud
7 2 (0.14%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.072%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.072%) Squid
8 1 (0.072%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.072%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.29%) SCCM
3 3 (0.22%) SCOM
4 2 (0.14%) Control-M
5 1 (0.072%) WSUS
5 1 (0.072%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.072%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.072%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.072%) Puppet
5 1 (0.072%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 221 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 133 (9.57%) Oracle
3 52 (3.74%) HP
4 38 (2.73%) VMware
5 37 (2.66%) Cisco
6 34 (2.45%) Sybase
7 30 (2.16%) Lotus
8 28 (2.01%) Cognos
9 26 (1.87%) Red Hat
10 25 (1.80%) Twitter
11 22 (1.58%) SAP
12 21 (1.51%) Citrix
13 20 (1.44%) Interwoven
14 18 (1.29%) Bloomberg
15 17 (1.22%) Informatica
16 16 (1.15%) Google
17 14 (1.01%) IBM
17 14 (1.01%) Business Objects
18 12 (0.86%) thinkFolio
19 11 (0.79%) Fidessa
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Salary: £00000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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