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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 696 736 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.13% 19.95% 17.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.53% 21.02% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 494 461 317
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3089 3501 2846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.78% 94.88% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 2235 1871
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -1 372 £38,000 +1.33% 59
Glasgow +2 237 £37,500 +2.04% 34
Stirling 0 30 £40,000 +0.62% 1
Aberdeen +4 27 £38,750 -3.12% 4
West Lothian +2 13 £33,750 -8.78%
Fife +4 10 £38,963 +29.87% 2
Dundee - 8 £30,750 - 3
Highlands +2 5 £40,000 +40.77% 1
Inverclyde +1 2 £38,750 +44.85%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £29,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £23,500 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 607 (46.66%) Finance
2 337 (25.90%) SQL
3 275 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
4 274 (21.06%) Banking
5 233 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
6 223 (17.14%) Business Analysis
7 179 (13.76%) Degree
8 167 (12.84%) Microsoft
9 153 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 151 (11.61%) Project Management
11 146 (11.22%) SQL Server
12 130 (9.99%) Windows
13 129 (9.92%) Oracle
14 118 (9.07%) MS Excel
15 107 (8.22%) Test Scripting
16 103 (7.92%) Information Security
17 99 (7.61%) Retail
17 99 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
18 91 (6.99%) Asset Management
19 88 (6.76%) SDLC
20 82 (6.30%) ITIL
21 80 (6.15%) ISEB
22 77 (5.92%) Java
23 76 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
24 74 (5.69%) QA
25 73 (5.61%) Relational Database
26 72 (5.53%) Data Analysis
27 71 (5.46%) MS Office
27 71 (5.46%) Computer Science
28 70 (5.38%) Linux

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 52 (4.00%) SAS
2 37 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.08%) IIS
5 13 (1.00%) JBoss
6 12 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.85%) WorkSite
8 8 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.54%) Apache
10 6 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.46%) CMS
10 6 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.15%) Lync
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.15%) Documentum
13 1 (0.077%) CICS
13 1 (0.077%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 118 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 71 (5.46%) MS Office
3 53 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (2.61%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.00%) MS Project
6 6 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.31%) SPSS
7 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.23%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.077%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.077%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.077%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 37 (2.84%) Markit EDM
2 32 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
5 17 (1.31%) Oracle 11i
5 17 (1.31%) thinkFolio
6 11 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
11 5 (0.38%) Oracle SCM
11 5 (0.38%) HiPortfolio
12 4 (0.31%) Primavera
12 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.23%) SAP CO
13 3 (0.23%) LatentZero
13 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
13 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
13 3 (0.23%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.23%) SaaS
2 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.077%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.23%) Network Security
2 24 (1.84%) Firewall
3 23 (1.77%) WAN
4 21 (1.61%) Internet
5 17 (1.31%) VPN
6 16 (1.23%) LAN
6 16 (1.23%) Intranet
7 14 (1.08%) DHCP
7 14 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 12 (0.92%) Wireshark
9 11 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (0.69%) VLAN
11 9 (0.69%) SAN
11 9 (0.69%) MPLS
12 8 (0.61%) EIGRP
12 8 (0.61%) TACACS
12 8 (0.61%) IP Telephony
12 8 (0.61%) Wireless
12 8 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 73 (5.61%) Relational Database
3 65 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (4.07%) RDBMS
5 35 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
6 26 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.15%) MySQL
9 12 (0.92%) QlikView
9 12 (0.92%) Data Mining
10 11 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (0.85%) MS Access
11 7 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.38%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 29 (2.23%) Selenium
2 24 (1.84%) JIRA
2 24 (1.84%) HP UFT
3 16 (1.23%) Cucumber
4 15 (1.15%) LoadRunner
5 7 (0.54%) WebDriver
5 7 (0.54%) SpecFlow
6 6 (0.46%) JMeter
6 6 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.38%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.38%) FitNesse
7 5 (0.38%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.31%) Toad
9 3 (0.23%) Subversion
9 3 (0.23%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.23%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.23%) Hudson
9 3 (0.23%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.077%) MSTest
General
1 607 (46.66%) Finance
2 274 (21.06%) Banking
3 99 (7.61%) Retail
4 47 (3.61%) Retail Banking
5 44 (3.38%) Investment Banking
6 39 (3.00%) Legal
7 28 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 28 (2.15%) Law
8 23 (1.77%) Front Office
8 23 (1.77%) Marketing
9 21 (1.61%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.85%) Billing
12 9 (0.69%) Back Office
13 6 (0.46%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.38%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.31%) Electronics
15 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.23%) Russian Language
16 3 (0.23%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.15%) .NET
2 33 (2.54%) Web Services
3 28 (2.15%) XML
4 18 (1.38%) ASP.NET
4 18 (1.38%) HTML
5 17 (1.31%) CSS
6 10 (0.77%) JSP
6 10 (0.77%) Servlets
6 10 (0.77%) jQuery
6 10 (0.77%) Gherkin
7 8 (0.61%) Java EE
8 7 (0.54%) Dojo
8 7 (0.54%) EJB 3.0
8 7 (0.54%) EJB
8 7 (0.54%) JMS
9 6 (0.46%) J2EE
9 6 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.31%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.23%) SOAP
11 3 (0.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 233 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (5.46%) Computer Science
3 45 (3.46%) Management Information System
4 31 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 29 (2.23%) User Experience
6 25 (1.92%) Derivative
7 24 (1.84%) Equities
8 23 (1.77%) EPoS
9 22 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.46%) Fixed Income
11 14 (1.08%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.00%) Cryptography
13 12 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.92%) Reference Data
14 11 (0.85%) Mainframe
14 11 (0.85%) Statistics
15 10 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.69%) SWIFT
16 9 (0.69%) Economics
17 8 (0.61%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 130 (9.99%) Windows
2 70 (5.38%) Linux
3 53 (4.07%) UNIX
4 34 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 23 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (1.46%) Windows XP
9 13 (1.00%) Android
10 9 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.38%) AIX
12 5 (0.38%) Solaris
12 5 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.23%) Debian
14 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.15%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.15%) Tru64
15 1 (0.077%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (17.14%) Business Analysis
3 153 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 151 (11.61%) Project Management
5 107 (8.22%) Test Scripting
6 103 (7.92%) Information Security
7 99 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 91 (6.99%) Asset Management
9 88 (6.76%) SDLC
10 82 (6.30%) ITIL
11 76 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
12 72 (5.53%) Data Analysis
13 70 (5.38%) Data Modelling
14 63 (4.84%) Scrum
15 62 (4.77%) Systems Analysis
15 62 (4.77%) Change Management
15 62 (4.77%) Waterfall
16 61 (4.69%) Requirements Analysis
17 57 (4.38%) Investment Management
18 53 (4.07%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 337 (25.90%) SQL
2 77 (5.92%) Java
3 45 (3.46%) C#
4 37 (2.84%) Perl
5 36 (2.77%) Python
6 18 (1.38%) VB
7 17 (1.31%) PL/SQL
8 16 (1.23%) VB.NET
9 15 (1.15%) JavaScript
9 15 (1.15%) VBA
10 12 (0.92%) Shell Script
11 11 (0.85%) Ruby
11 11 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 10 (0.77%) Bash Shell
13 9 (0.69%) C++
14 7 (0.54%) PHP
14 7 (0.54%) Assembly Language
15 6 (0.46%) RPG
15 6 (0.46%) C
16 5 (0.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 179 (13.76%) Degree
2 80 (6.15%) ISEB
3 64 (4.92%) ISTQB
4 60 (4.61%) CISSP
5 46 (3.54%) Security Cleared
6 30 (2.31%) CISM
7 27 (2.08%) SC Cleared
8 22 (1.69%) HND
9 19 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (1.31%) HNC
10 17 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (1.23%) CCNA
12 14 (1.08%) MCSE
12 14 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.92%) IIBA
14 11 (0.85%) CISMP
15 9 (0.69%) CISA
16 7 (0.54%) Security+ Certification
17 6 (0.46%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.69%) QA
2 37 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.08%) SLA
5 10 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.46%) COBIT
7 5 (0.38%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.31%) Basel II
8 4 (0.31%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.15%) FATCA
9 2 (0.15%) MiFID
10 1 (0.077%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.077%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.077%) Basel III
10 1 (0.077%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 46 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.61%) VMware Server
4 5 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.38%) vSphere
5 4 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.23%) XenApp
6 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.15%) zsh
8 1 (0.077%) Squid
8 1 (0.077%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.61%) CiscoWorks
3 7 (0.54%) Control-M
3 7 (0.54%) SCCM
4 6 (0.46%) SCOM
5 5 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.23%) Foglight
7 3 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.23%) Puppet
7 3 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.15%) WSUS
8 2 (0.15%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.077%) Nagios
9 1 (0.077%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 167 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 129 (9.92%) Oracle
3 39 (3.00%) VMware
4 30 (2.31%) SAP
5 29 (2.23%) Cisco
6 28 (2.15%) Charles River
7 25 (1.92%) HP
8 20 (1.54%) Sybase
9 16 (1.23%) Splunk
10 15 (1.15%) Citrix
10 15 (1.15%) Bloomberg
10 15 (1.15%) F5
11 13 (1.00%) Symantec
12 12 (0.92%) Reuters
13 11 (0.85%) McAfee
13 11 (0.85%) Informatica
13 11 (0.85%) IBM
14 10 (0.77%) Cognos
14 10 (0.77%) CheckPoint
14 10 (0.77%) ArcSight
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stirlingshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35-65,000 + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £47500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Based on Exp +Full Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60K-80K + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £60,000 - £85,000 depending on level
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago