The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 715 573 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 19.78% 17.70% 17.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.86% 18.55% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 449 337 400
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3427 3089 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 95.43% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 2030 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,799 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.95% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Analyst
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 0 316 £38,500 -1.28% 45
Glasgow -1 275 £35,000 -6.66% 35
Aberdeen +2 47 £40,000 +3.89%
Stirling -4 18 £42,500 +17.24% 5
West Lothian +14 14 £29,000 -30.12% 1
Perth and Kinross +1 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Dumfries and Galloway 0 3 £20,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 3 £40,250 -
Inverclyde - 3 £32,000 - 2
Fife -12 2 £31,500 +40.00% 1
Dundee - 2 £25,000 - 1
Scottish Borders - 2 £22,500 -
Highlands +9 1 £28,414 - 2
Aberdeenshire 0 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Midlothian -1 1 £21,500 -
Renfrewshire -2 1 - - 1
Grampian - 1 £30,000 -
Lothian - 1 £21,500 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 523 (39.12%) Finance
2 357 (26.70%) SQL
3 242 (18.10%) Business Analysis
4 223 (16.68%) ITIL
5 183 (13.69%) Windows
6 174 (13.01%) Banking
7 173 (12.94%) Microsoft
8 161 (12.04%) MS Office
9 150 (11.22%) MS Excel
10 149 (11.14%) Oracle
11 138 (10.32%) Degree
12 128 (9.57%) SQL Server
13 127 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 122 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
15 118 (8.83%) Project Management
16 107 (8.00%) UNIX
17 92 (6.88%) Active Directory
18 80 (5.98%) .NET
19 79 (5.91%) Change Management
19 79 (5.91%) Retail
20 76 (5.68%) MS Project
21 74 (5.53%) Linux
21 74 (5.53%) XML
22 72 (5.39%) C#
23 70 (5.24%) SharePoint
23 70 (5.24%) QA
24 69 (5.16%) Legal
25 67 (5.01%) Java
26 65 (4.86%) Systems Analysis
27 64 (4.79%) Asset Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 70 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.81%) SAS
3 39 (2.92%) WebSphere
4 33 (2.47%) MS Exchange
5 30 (2.24%) WorkSite
6 24 (1.80%) IBM Notes
7 19 (1.42%) IIS
8 18 (1.35%) CMS
9 17 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
12 12 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (0.82%) WebSphere Process Server
13 11 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
14 10 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (0.67%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
17 7 (0.52%) NServiceBus
18 5 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
19 4 (0.30%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 161 (12.04%) MS Office
2 150 (11.22%) MS Excel
3 76 (5.68%) MS Project
4 45 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (2.47%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.67%) SPSS
7 5 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.075%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 44 (3.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 37 (2.77%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (1.42%) Oracle 11i
4 17 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (1.20%) Oracle Payroll
6 15 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.75%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 9 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (0.67%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
10 7 (0.52%) FLEXCUBE
10 7 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.52%) Temenos T24
11 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.45%) SaaS
2 4 (0.30%) MailChimp
2 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.075%) Office 365
4 1 (0.075%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.37%) Firewall
2 30 (2.24%) SAN
3 27 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.80%) VPN
5 22 (1.65%) Network Security
5 22 (1.65%) WAN
6 21 (1.57%) DNS
7 18 (1.35%) LAN
8 17 (1.27%) SSL
9 16 (1.20%) FTP
10 15 (1.12%) HTTP
10 15 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (0.90%) Wireless
11 12 (0.90%) DHCP
12 11 (0.82%) HTTPS
12 11 (0.82%) IPsec
12 11 (0.82%) NetScaler
13 10 (0.75%) Frame Relay
13 10 (0.75%) MPLS
13 10 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.59%) Relational Database
3 33 (2.47%) RDBMS
4 30 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (2.17%) DB2
6 28 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
7 27 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 27 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (0.82%) Data Mining
11 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.37%) OLAP
12 5 (0.37%) MS Access
12 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.37%) Base SAS
13 4 (0.30%) Oracle Discoverer
14 3 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 33 (2.47%) Visual Studio
2 20 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (1.27%) Selenium
4 15 (1.12%) LoadRunner
5 14 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (0.97%) JIRA
7 9 (0.67%) Bugzilla
8 8 (0.60%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.45%) Fiddler
9 6 (0.45%) Subversion
9 6 (0.45%) ERwin
10 5 (0.37%) PowerDesigner
10 5 (0.37%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.37%) FogBugz
11 3 (0.22%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.22%) Ranorex
12 2 (0.15%) Concordion
12 2 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (0.15%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.15%) PeopleTools
General
1 523 (39.12%) Finance
2 174 (13.01%) Banking
3 79 (5.91%) Retail
4 69 (5.16%) Legal
5 53 (3.96%) Law
6 51 (3.81%) Retail Banking
7 41 (3.07%) Investment Banking
8 37 (2.77%) Marketing
9 31 (2.32%) Front Office
10 26 (1.94%) Advertising
11 15 (1.12%) Back Office
12 13 (0.97%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.67%) Billing
13 9 (0.67%) French Language
14 8 (0.60%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.52%) Electronics
16 6 (0.45%) Local Government
16 6 (0.45%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.37%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (5.98%) .NET
2 74 (5.53%) XML
3 52 (3.89%) HTML
4 42 (3.14%) ASP.NET
5 37 (2.77%) CSS
6 35 (2.62%) jQuery
7 27 (2.02%) LINQ
7 27 (2.02%) Web Services
8 24 (1.80%) Ajax
9 22 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 15 (1.12%) WCF
11 14 (1.05%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.90%) AngularJS
12 12 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (0.75%) J2EE
14 9 (0.67%) Middleware
15 8 (0.60%) NHibernate
15 8 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
15 8 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (2.69%) Equities
2 35 (2.62%) Management Information System
3 34 (2.54%) Derivative
4 33 (2.47%) Credit Risk
5 28 (2.09%) Fixed Income
5 28 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.02%) Statistics
7 22 (1.65%) Blackberry
8 20 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 12 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 10 (0.75%) Mathematics
10 10 (0.75%) Mainframe
11 7 (0.52%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.52%) iPad
11 7 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.45%) Economics
12 6 (0.45%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.45%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 183 (13.69%) Windows
2 107 (8.00%) UNIX
3 74 (5.53%) Linux
4 51 (3.81%) Windows 7
5 36 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (1.94%) Windows XP
8 23 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.90%) Solaris
11 9 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.67%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.30%) Android
14 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.15%) Tru64
15 2 (0.15%) AIX
16 1 (0.075%) HPUX
16 1 (0.075%) MVS
16 1 (0.075%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (18.10%) Business Analysis
2 223 (16.68%) ITIL
3 127 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 122 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (8.83%) Project Management
6 79 (5.91%) Change Management
7 65 (4.86%) Systems Analysis
8 64 (4.79%) Asset Management
9 60 (4.49%) Service Delivery
9 60 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 58 (4.34%) Workflow
10 58 (4.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 57 (4.26%) Scrum
12 55 (4.11%) UML
13 54 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
14 53 (3.96%) PRINCE
14 53 (3.96%) Information Security
15 49 (3.66%) Data Modelling
16 47 (3.52%) Incident Management
17 45 (3.37%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 357 (26.70%) SQL
2 72 (5.39%) C#
3 67 (5.01%) Java
4 62 (4.64%) JavaScript
5 34 (2.54%) PL/SQL
6 28 (2.09%) VBScript
7 25 (1.87%) RPG
8 24 (1.80%) RPG IV
9 22 (1.65%) Python
10 20 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 19 (1.42%) Perl
11 19 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 15 (1.12%) VB
14 11 (0.82%) C++
15 9 (0.67%) VBA
16 5 (0.37%) C
16 5 (0.37%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.37%) F#
16 5 (0.37%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 138 (10.32%) Degree
2 59 (4.41%) ISEB
3 35 (2.62%) ISTQB
4 25 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (1.27%) MCSE
6 17 (1.27%) CISSP
7 13 (0.97%) CCNA
7 13 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (0.90%) CEH
8 12 (0.90%) MCP
9 10 (0.75%) MCITP
9 10 (0.75%) Security Cleared
9 10 (0.75%) GIAC
9 10 (0.75%) CCNP
9 10 (0.75%) MCSA
10 9 (0.67%) CCA
10 9 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (0.60%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.24%) QA
2 42 (3.14%) SLA
3 14 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.15%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.075%) Basel II
6 1 (0.075%) BS7799
6 1 (0.075%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.075%) COREP
6 1 (0.075%) EMIR
6 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.075%) COBIT
System Software
1 92 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.12%) XenServer
5 14 (1.05%) XenApp
6 10 (0.75%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.45%) vSphere
8 5 (0.37%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.82%) XenMobile
3 6 (0.45%) SCCM
4 3 (0.22%) MOM
5 2 (0.15%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.15%) Control-M
6 1 (0.075%) OpenView
6 1 (0.075%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.075%) Puppet
6 1 (0.075%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.075%) SCOM
6 1 (0.075%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.075%) WSUS
Vendors
1 173 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 149 (11.14%) Oracle
3 50 (3.74%) VMware
4 48 (3.59%) Citrix
5 39 (2.92%) Lotus
6 38 (2.84%) HP
7 35 (2.62%) Cisco
8 27 (2.02%) Sybase
9 21 (1.57%) Business Objects
9 21 (1.57%) Informatica
10 19 (1.42%) Interwoven
11 16 (1.20%) Twitter
12 14 (1.05%) IBM
12 14 (1.05%) SAP
12 14 (1.05%) Cognos
13 12 (0.90%) thinkFolio
13 12 (0.90%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.90%) Bloomberg
13 12 (0.90%) JBoss
14 11 (0.82%) F5
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 33 minutes ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Leading Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27500.00 - £37500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension and Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago