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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 13 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 282 523 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.03% 16.88% 18.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.58% 17.73% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 185 341 391
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £27,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £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
2241 2950 3154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.61% 95.19% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1918 2057
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -3 130 £40,000 - 36
Glasgow -8 108 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Aberdeen +2 8 £30,000 -16.66% 1
Renfrewshire +1 6 £35,000 +16.66%
Fife -3 6 £43,349 +15.59% 1
South Lanarkshire - 4 £24,750 - 2
Argyll and Bute 0 3 £30,500 -3.17%
Inverclyde -3 3 £37,500 - 2
Dundee -1 2 £42,500 +28.78%
Midlothian - 2 £36,250 -
Stirling +3 1 £23,000 -34.28%
Dumfries and Galloway 0 1 - -
West Lothian -11 1 £32,500 -9.72% 2
Falkirk - 1 - -
Angus - 1 £22,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,500 - 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 223 (35.91%) Finance
2 146 (23.51%) SQL
3 118 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (18.68%) Microsoft
5 115 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
6 96 (15.46%) Windows
7 86 (13.85%) Degree
8 82 (13.20%) Oracle
9 75 (12.08%) Project Management
9 75 (12.08%) Business Analysis
10 70 (11.27%) SQL Server
11 69 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 67 (10.79%) ITIL
13 63 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 60 (9.66%) Banking
15 55 (8.86%) C#
16 51 (8.21%) Active Directory
17 49 (7.89%) Windows Server
18 47 (7.57%) .NET
18 47 (7.57%) MS Office
19 45 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
20 44 (7.09%) Data Analysis
21 40 (6.44%) Cisco
22 39 (6.28%) VMware
23 37 (5.96%) Linux
24 34 (5.48%) PL/SQL
25 33 (5.31%) Firewall
25 33 (5.31%) Analytics
26 32 (5.15%) Translating Business Requirements
26 32 (5.15%) 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 19 (3.06%) SAS
2 14 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.93%) IIS
4 10 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.45%) CMS
6 8 (1.29%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.97%) IBM Domino
8 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.64%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.48%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.48%) JBoss
11 2 (0.32%) CICS
11 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 69 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 47 (7.57%) MS Office
3 19 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.74%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.61%) MS Project
6 9 (1.45%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
2 8 (1.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.29%) SAP HCM
2 8 (1.29%) SAP HR
3 7 (1.13%) Cognos Controller
4 6 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.64%) SunGard APT
7 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.48%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.48%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.45%) IaaS
3 8 (1.29%) Office 365
4 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.48%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.32%) SaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.16%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.31%) Firewall
2 29 (4.67%) LAN
2 29 (4.67%) TCP/IP
3 22 (3.54%) Network Security
4 21 (3.38%) WAN
5 20 (3.22%) VPN
5 20 (3.22%) Wireless
6 19 (3.06%) DNS
6 19 (3.06%) VoIP
7 16 (2.58%) SAN
8 15 (2.42%) DHCP
8 15 (2.42%) MPLS
9 10 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (1.61%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (1.61%) IPsec
9 10 (1.61%) NAS
9 10 (1.61%) Spanning Tree
9 10 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.58%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.25%) RDBMS
6 12 (1.93%) MySQL
7 9 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (1.45%) QlikView
8 8 (1.29%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.97%) Big Data
9 6 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.81%) MS Access
10 5 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (3.38%) Cucumber
2 16 (2.58%) HP UFT
2 16 (2.58%) SpecFlow
3 15 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (1.93%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.61%) Selenium
6 7 (1.13%) FitNesse
7 4 (0.64%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.64%) JIRA
7 4 (0.64%) Maven
7 4 (0.64%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.48%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.48%) NUnit
9 1 (0.16%) Mocha
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.16%) Subversion
9 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 223 (35.91%) Finance
2 60 (9.66%) Banking
3 31 (4.99%) Retail
4 18 (2.90%) Marketing
5 16 (2.58%) Retail Banking
6 14 (2.25%) Front Office
7 12 (1.93%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.77%) Legal
9 10 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.97%) Back Office
10 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.97%) Law
11 4 (0.64%) Billing
12 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.32%) Local Government
14 1 (0.16%) Games
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (7.57%) .NET
2 21 (3.38%) ASP.NET
3 19 (3.06%) Gherkin
4 18 (2.90%) XML
5 11 (1.77%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.45%) AngularJS
6 9 (1.45%) jQuery
6 9 (1.45%) Middleware
6 9 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (1.13%) HTML
8 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.64%) CGI
10 3 (0.48%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (0.48%) SOAP
11 2 (0.32%) CSS
11 2 (0.32%) Web Services
12 1 (0.16%) Ajax
12 1 (0.16%) JSF
12 1 (0.16%) MDX
12 1 (0.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 115 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.86%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.06%) Data Centre
3 19 (3.06%) User Experience
4 14 (2.25%) Derivative
4 14 (2.25%) Mathematics
5 13 (2.09%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.93%) Data Integration
6 12 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.29%) OTC Derivatives
8 7 (1.13%) EPoS
8 7 (1.13%) Reference Data
9 6 (0.97%) Statistics
10 5 (0.81%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.81%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.81%) PKI
10 5 (0.81%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.64%) Economics
12 3 (0.48%) Clustering
12 3 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 96 (15.46%) Windows
2 49 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 37 (5.96%) Linux
4 27 (4.35%) Unix
5 22 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (3.06%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.93%) AIX
9 10 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.29%) Solaris
11 6 (0.97%) Android
12 5 (0.81%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.64%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.64%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.64%) zOS
14 3 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.48%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.32%) MVS
15 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (12.08%) Business Analysis
2 75 (12.08%) Project Management
3 67 (10.79%) ITIL
4 63 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (7.09%) Data Analysis
7 33 (5.31%) Analytics
8 32 (5.15%) Asset Management
8 32 (5.15%) Translating Business Requirements
9 31 (4.99%) Migration
9 31 (4.99%) Scrum
10 30 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (4.83%) User Stories
11 28 (4.51%) Data Modelling
11 28 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (4.35%) MVC
12 27 (4.35%) SDLC
13 25 (4.03%) Test Scripting
14 24 (3.86%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 146 (23.51%) SQL
2 55 (8.86%) C#
3 34 (5.48%) PL/SQL
4 21 (3.38%) Java
5 13 (2.09%) Python
6 12 (1.93%) PowerShell
7 11 (1.77%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.61%) C
8 10 (1.61%) Perl
9 9 (1.45%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.45%) PHP
9 9 (1.45%) VB
10 8 (1.29%) Fortran
11 7 (1.13%) COBOL
12 6 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.81%) R
13 5 (0.81%) VBA
14 4 (0.64%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.48%) VBScript
16 2 (0.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 86 (13.85%) Degree
2 26 (4.19%) ISEB
3 18 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (2.58%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.93%) CCNP
6 10 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.45%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.13%) CCNA
8 7 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.97%) CBAP
9 6 (0.97%) IIBA
10 5 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.64%) CFA
11 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.48%) CISSP
12 3 (0.48%) MCSA
13 2 (0.32%) CISA
13 2 (0.32%) CISM
13 2 (0.32%) MCP
13 2 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.19%) QA
2 19 (3.06%) SLA
3 4 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.32%) COBIT
5 2 (0.32%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.32%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) EMIR
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) UCITS
System Software
1 51 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.83%) Hyper-V
3 29 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.97%) XenApp
5 4 (0.64%) Squid
6 3 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.16%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.16%) RHEV
7 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.93%) SCCM
2 11 (1.77%) Puppet
3 10 (1.61%) FortiGate
4 8 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.32%) SCOM
7 2 (0.32%) WSUS
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Nessus
8 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 116 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 82 (13.20%) Oracle
3 40 (6.44%) Cisco
4 39 (6.28%) VMware
5 24 (3.86%) HP
6 17 (2.74%) CheckPoint
7 16 (2.58%) Cognos
7 16 (2.58%) SAP
8 12 (1.93%) Citrix
9 10 (1.61%) Aruba
9 10 (1.61%) Tableau
10 9 (1.45%) Charles River
10 9 (1.45%) Dell
11 6 (0.97%) IBM
11 6 (0.97%) Lotus
12 5 (0.81%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.64%) Adobe
13 4 (0.64%) EMC
13 4 (0.64%) Hyperion
13 4 (0.64%) SunGard
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: Amazing Perks
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Sainsbury's Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Scottish Borders
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 39 days holiday P.A. + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greenock, Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Kilbride
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Sainsbury's Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: 36d holidays, flex-time + work, pension + lump sum
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33000 - £39200 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago