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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 576 625 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 19.51% 16.31% 16.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.88% 17.20% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 374 375 289
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2758 3633 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.40% 94.83% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 2378 1810
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +1 268 £40,000 +5.26% 81
Glasgow +6 216 £38,375 +9.64% 36
Aberdeen +4 18 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Stirling -3 18 £35,000 -9.09% 2
Fife +8 10 £42,926 +1.00%
West Lothian -5 10 £40,000 +18.51% 2
North Lanarkshire +6 7 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Renfrewshire - 7 £50,000 - 3
Falkirk - 3 - -
Argyll and Bute -3 2 £24,500 -10.90%
Dundee +4 1 - - 6
Inverclyde 0 1 £39,000 +30.00%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £39,000 -
Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 587 (51.90%) Finance
2 293 (25.91%) SQL
3 199 (17.60%) Banking
4 191 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
5 189 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
6 178 (15.74%) Business Analysis
7 174 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 162 (14.32%) Degree
9 139 (12.29%) Windows
10 120 (10.61%) MS Excel
11 112 (9.90%) Oracle
12 108 (9.55%) Project Management
13 105 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 100 (8.84%) SQL Server
15 80 (7.07%) ISEB
16 79 (6.98%) MS Office
17 75 (6.63%) Linux
18 70 (6.19%) Java
18 70 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
18 70 (6.19%) Systems Analysis
19 65 (5.75%) Test Scripting
20 64 (5.66%) Asset Management
20 64 (5.66%) ITIL
21 60 (5.31%) Active Directory
21 60 (5.31%) Data Analysis
22 57 (5.04%) Retail
22 57 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
23 55 (4.86%) ISTQB
24 54 (4.77%) QA
25 53 (4.69%) Investment Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 40 (3.54%) MS Exchange
1 40 (3.54%) SAS
2 27 (2.39%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
4 13 (1.15%) IIS
5 12 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.71%) JBoss
8 7 (0.62%) Lync
9 6 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.53%) WorkSite
10 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.27%) Apache
11 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.27%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.27%) CMS
12 2 (0.18%) Documentum
12 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 120 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 79 (6.98%) MS Office
3 43 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.33%) MS Project
6 3 (0.27%) SPSS
7 2 (0.18%) Mingle
8 1 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.088%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.088%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 37 (3.27%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (3.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 29 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
4 24 (2.12%) Markit EDM
5 21 (1.86%) Oracle Payables
6 20 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
7 18 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
8 16 (1.41%) Oracle iProcurement
9 15 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
10 11 (0.97%) SAP FI
11 10 (0.88%) Primavera
12 9 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
12 9 (0.80%) SAP CO
13 8 (0.71%) Oracle SCM
14 7 (0.62%) BPCS
14 7 (0.62%) SAP SD
14 7 (0.62%) SAP R/3
14 7 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
14 7 (0.62%) SAP MDM
15 6 (0.53%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.27%) Office 365
2 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.18%) SaaS
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.088%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (0.088%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.69%) Firewall
2 34 (3.01%) WAN
3 33 (2.92%) LAN
4 29 (2.56%) Network Security
5 25 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (1.41%) Internet
6 16 (1.41%) VPN
7 14 (1.24%) DHCP
7 14 (1.24%) DNS
8 12 (1.06%) Wireless
8 12 (1.06%) SAN
9 11 (0.97%) MPLS
9 11 (0.97%) Intranet
10 10 (0.88%) IP Telephony
10 10 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (0.80%) SSL
12 8 (0.71%) EIGRP
12 8 (0.71%) TACACS
12 8 (0.71%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (3.89%) Relational Database
4 33 (2.92%) RDBMS
5 26 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (1.41%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.15%) Data Mining
9 12 (1.06%) SQLPlus
10 10 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (0.80%) QlikView
12 8 (0.71%) MySQL
12 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.53%) MS Access
14 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 33 (2.92%) Selenium
2 21 (1.86%) JIRA
3 20 (1.77%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (1.50%) Cucumber
5 15 (1.33%) LoadRunner
6 12 (1.06%) Toad
7 11 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.80%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.44%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.44%) MSI
10 4 (0.35%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.18%) JMeter
11 2 (0.18%) PeopleTools
11 2 (0.18%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.18%) JUnit
11 2 (0.18%) MSTest
11 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.18%) Hudson
General
1 587 (51.90%) Finance
2 199 (17.60%) Banking
3 57 (5.04%) Retail
4 32 (2.83%) Retail Banking
5 31 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 29 (2.56%) Investment Banking
7 23 (2.03%) Law
8 19 (1.68%) Front Office
9 14 (1.24%) Legal
9 14 (1.24%) Marketing
10 13 (1.15%) Billing
10 13 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.06%) General Ledger
12 10 (0.88%) Back Office
13 8 (0.71%) Private Banking
14 7 (0.62%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.35%) Automotive
16 2 (0.18%) Electronics
16 2 (0.18%) Games
16 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.71%) .NET
2 30 (2.65%) Web Services
3 23 (2.03%) XML
4 19 (1.68%) ASP.NET
5 14 (1.24%) HTML
6 12 (1.06%) jQuery
7 11 (0.97%) .NET Framework
8 10 (0.88%) CSS
9 8 (0.71%) JSP
10 7 (0.62%) Gherkin
11 5 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.44%) J2EE
11 5 (0.44%) Ajax
12 4 (0.35%) Hibernate
12 4 (0.35%) JSF
12 4 (0.35%) SOAP
12 4 (0.35%) Struts
12 4 (0.35%) Java EE 5
12 4 (0.35%) RichFaces
12 4 (0.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 189 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.09%) Computer Science
3 34 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 27 (2.39%) Equities
5 21 (1.86%) Derivative
6 18 (1.59%) Fixed Income
7 14 (1.24%) FMCG
8 13 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.15%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (0.97%) Blackberry
10 11 (0.97%) AS400
11 10 (0.88%) Statistics
11 10 (0.88%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.80%) Kindle
12 9 (0.80%) Reference Data
13 8 (0.71%) Cryptography
13 8 (0.71%) Mainframe
13 8 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (0.62%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 139 (12.29%) Windows
2 75 (6.63%) Linux
3 47 (4.16%) UNIX
4 45 (3.98%) Windows 7
5 30 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.86%) Windows XP
9 18 (1.59%) AIX
10 16 (1.41%) Solaris
11 13 (1.15%) Android
12 12 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.88%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.27%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.18%) zOS
17 1 (0.088%) VME
17 1 (0.088%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (15.74%) Business Analysis
3 108 (9.55%) Project Management
4 105 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
5 70 (6.19%) Systems Analysis
6 65 (5.75%) Test Scripting
7 64 (5.66%) Asset Management
7 64 (5.66%) ITIL
8 60 (5.31%) Data Analysis
9 57 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 53 (4.69%) Investment Management
11 50 (4.42%) Requirements Analysis
12 48 (4.24%) Change Management
13 46 (4.07%) Migration
13 46 (4.07%) Time Management
14 45 (3.98%) Mentoring
14 45 (3.98%) PRINCE2
15 44 (3.89%) Information Security
15 44 (3.89%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 293 (25.91%) SQL
2 70 (6.19%) Java
3 39 (3.45%) C#
4 38 (3.36%) Python
5 24 (2.12%) VBA
6 23 (2.03%) JavaScript
6 23 (2.03%) Perl
7 20 (1.77%) T-SQL
8 17 (1.50%) PL/SQL
9 16 (1.41%) VB
10 10 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 10 (0.88%) RPG
10 10 (0.88%) C++
11 9 (0.80%) PowerShell
12 8 (0.71%) Assembly Language
13 7 (0.62%) RPG IV
14 6 (0.53%) PHP
14 6 (0.53%) C
15 5 (0.44%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 162 (14.32%) Degree
2 80 (7.07%) ISEB
3 55 (4.86%) ISTQB
4 37 (3.27%) CISSP
5 28 (2.48%) Security Cleared
6 27 (2.39%) SC Cleared
7 24 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (1.50%) CISM
9 13 (1.15%) CCNA
9 13 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.15%) CEH
9 13 (1.15%) GIAC
10 12 (1.06%) CISA
11 10 (0.88%) MCSE
12 9 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.80%) CISMP
13 8 (0.71%) GCIA
13 8 (0.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.77%) QA
2 26 (2.30%) SLA
3 21 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.50%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.97%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.62%) FATCA
7 6 (0.53%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.35%) COBIT
10 3 (0.27%) P3O
10 3 (0.27%) MiFID
10 3 (0.27%) Basel II
11 2 (0.18%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.088%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 60 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.97%) VMware ESX
4 9 (0.80%) vSphere
5 6 (0.53%) XenApp
5 6 (0.53%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.27%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.088%) HDFS
8 1 (0.088%) Squid
Systems Management
1 27 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.15%) Control-M
3 9 (0.80%) HP SIM
4 8 (0.71%) NetBackup
4 8 (0.71%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (0.71%) SCCM
4 8 (0.71%) SCOM
5 4 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.18%) Foglight
7 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.088%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.088%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.088%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.088%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.088%) WSUS
Vendors
1 174 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 112 (9.90%) Oracle
3 44 (3.89%) Business Objects
4 41 (3.63%) HP
5 40 (3.54%) VMware
6 36 (3.18%) Cisco
6 36 (3.18%) SAP
7 22 (1.95%) Charles River
7 22 (1.95%) SolarWinds
8 20 (1.77%) Sybase
9 19 (1.68%) CheckPoint
10 18 (1.59%) Cognos
11 15 (1.33%) Bloomberg
12 14 (1.24%) Citrix
13 13 (1.15%) Reuters
13 13 (1.15%) Pegasus
14 11 (0.97%) F5
14 11 (0.97%) McAfee
14 11 (0.97%) Informatica
15 10 (0.88%) BMC
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Forestry Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Inverness, Inverness-Shire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits packages
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Petroplan Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Benefits packages
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeenshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65k plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Musselburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37500 - £55000 per annum + DOE Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago