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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 552 534 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.22% 15.65% 17.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.36% 16.32% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 333 331 329
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,400 £52,500
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
2851 3273 2712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.09% 95.93% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1799 2135 1712
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 0 265 £39,500 +21.53% 60
Glasgow +2 173 £40,000 +8.10% 41
Stirling +5 38 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Aberdeen +2 28 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Fife +10 17 £42,926 +1.00% 4
Dundee +3 9 - - 2
West Lothian -5 9 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Renfrewshire - 9 £52,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £21,500 -
Falkirk +2 2 £19,500 -
Midlothian - 2 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £39,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £24,500 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £21,000 - 1
East Ayrshire - 1 £15,500 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £21,000 -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 576 (50.48%) Finance
2 288 (25.24%) SQL
3 208 (18.23%) Banking
4 207 (18.14%) Microsoft
5 192 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
6 178 (15.60%) Business Analysis
7 168 (14.72%) Windows
8 159 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
9 158 (13.85%) Degree
10 147 (12.88%) MS Excel
11 141 (12.36%) SQL Server
12 134 (11.74%) Oracle
13 124 (10.87%) Project Management
14 106 (9.29%) ITIL
15 102 (8.94%) MS Office
15 102 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 90 (7.89%) ISEB
17 88 (7.71%) Java
18 84 (7.36%) Systems Analysis
19 78 (6.84%) Active Directory
20 74 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
21 73 (6.40%) Linux
22 71 (6.22%) UNIX
23 64 (5.61%) Windows 7
24 63 (5.52%) Retail
25 59 (5.17%) ISTQB
25 59 (5.17%) HP
25 59 (5.17%) Firewall
26 57 (5.00%) Change Management
27 56 (4.91%) C#

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 45 (3.94%) MS Exchange
2 40 (3.51%) SAS
3 39 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.58%) JBoss
5 17 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 14 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (1.05%) Lync
7 12 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
7 12 (1.05%) IIS
8 11 (0.96%) CMS
9 9 (0.79%) WorkSite
10 7 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.44%) Apache
11 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.35%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.26%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 147 (12.88%) MS Excel
2 102 (8.94%) MS Office
3 40 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (2.45%) MS Project
5 17 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.18%) Mingle
6 2 (0.18%) FastStats
7 1 (0.088%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 30 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
3 16 (1.40%) Oracle iProcurement
3 16 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
4 15 (1.31%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (0.70%) Oracle SCM
8 8 (0.70%) SAP FI
9 7 (0.61%) SAP MDM
9 7 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.53%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.53%) SAP SD
10 6 (0.53%) SAP R/3
11 5 (0.44%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.44%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.35%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.18%) Office 365
5 1 (0.088%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.17%) Firewall
2 34 (2.98%) WAN
3 33 (2.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 32 (2.80%) LAN
5 23 (2.02%) DNS
6 16 (1.40%) DMZ
7 15 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (1.23%) Network Security
9 13 (1.14%) TCP/IP
10 12 (1.05%) SAN
11 10 (0.88%) HTTP
12 9 (0.79%) FTP
13 8 (0.70%) tcpdump
13 8 (0.70%) SMTP
14 7 (0.61%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.61%) Intranet
15 6 (0.53%) IP Telephony
15 6 (0.53%) Internet
15 6 (0.53%) VPN
16 4 (0.35%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 25 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (2.19%) Oracle Database
5 24 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (1.75%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (1.14%) Data Mining
9 10 (0.88%) SQLPlus
10 9 (0.79%) MS Access
11 8 (0.70%) DB2
12 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.53%) QlikView
13 6 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
16 3 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (1.67%) Visual Studio
1 19 (1.67%) Selenium
1 19 (1.67%) JIRA
2 18 (1.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (1.05%) Cucumber
3 12 (1.05%) LoadRunner
4 9 (0.79%) Toad
4 9 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.70%) SpecFlow
6 6 (0.53%) ClearCase
7 5 (0.44%) MSI
7 5 (0.44%) PeopleTools
8 3 (0.26%) JUnit
8 3 (0.26%) NUnit
8 3 (0.26%) Moq
9 2 (0.18%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.088%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.088%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.088%) Bugzilla
General
1 576 (50.48%) Finance
2 208 (18.23%) Banking
3 63 (5.52%) Retail
4 32 (2.80%) Investment Banking
4 32 (2.80%) Retail Banking
5 26 (2.28%) Back Office
6 21 (1.84%) Marketing
7 19 (1.67%) Law
7 19 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.05%) General Ledger
9 11 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.88%) Front Office
11 8 (0.70%) Billing
11 8 (0.70%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.70%) Legal
12 7 (0.61%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Electronics
13 4 (0.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (4.91%) .NET
2 39 (3.42%) XML
3 29 (2.54%) HTML
4 26 (2.28%) Web Services
5 25 (2.19%) ASP.NET
5 25 (2.19%) jQuery
6 20 (1.75%) JSP
7 16 (1.40%) .NET Framework
8 14 (1.23%) SOAP
9 13 (1.14%) Struts
9 13 (1.14%) CSS
9 13 (1.14%) Hibernate
9 13 (1.14%) JSF
9 13 (1.14%) REST
9 13 (1.14%) JAX-RS
9 13 (1.14%) JBoss Seam
9 13 (1.14%) RichFaces
9 13 (1.14%) Java EE 5
10 9 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (0.61%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 192 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (2.89%) Computer Science
3 24 (2.10%) Management Information System
4 18 (1.58%) Credit Risk
4 18 (1.58%) Equities
5 16 (1.40%) Derivative
6 12 (1.05%) N-Tier
7 11 (0.96%) Blackberry
7 11 (0.96%) Mathematics
8 10 (0.88%) Fixed Income
8 10 (0.88%) Mainframe
9 9 (0.79%) PMI
9 9 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (0.79%) Kindle
10 8 (0.70%) FMCG
11 7 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.61%) PKI
11 7 (0.61%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.53%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.44%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 168 (14.72%) Windows
2 73 (6.40%) Linux
3 71 (6.22%) UNIX
4 64 (5.61%) Windows 7
5 37 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.75%) Windows XP
9 17 (1.49%) AIX
9 17 (1.49%) Solaris
10 14 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.70%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.26%) Android
14 2 (0.18%) CentOS
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.088%) OS/400
15 1 (0.088%) zOS
15 1 (0.088%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (15.60%) Business Analysis
2 159 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (10.87%) Project Management
4 106 (9.29%) ITIL
5 102 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 84 (7.36%) Systems Analysis
7 74 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
8 57 (5.00%) Change Management
9 49 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 48 (4.21%) UML
11 47 (4.12%) PRINCE2
11 47 (4.12%) Test Scripting
12 46 (4.03%) Data Analysis
13 44 (3.86%) Migration
14 42 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 41 (3.59%) Workflow
16 40 (3.51%) Waterfall
17 38 (3.33%) Asset Management
17 38 (3.33%) Mentoring
18 37 (3.24%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 288 (25.24%) SQL
2 88 (7.71%) Java
3 56 (4.91%) C#
4 43 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 36 (3.16%) VBA
6 28 (2.45%) VB
6 28 (2.45%) T-SQL
6 28 (2.45%) Python
7 24 (2.10%) PowerShell
7 24 (2.10%) PL/SQL
8 23 (2.02%) Shell Script
9 21 (1.84%) Perl
10 11 (0.96%) C++
11 9 (0.79%) RPG
11 9 (0.79%) RPG IV
12 8 (0.70%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.53%) VBScript
13 6 (0.53%) PHP
14 5 (0.44%) F#
14 5 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 158 (13.85%) Degree
2 90 (7.89%) ISEB
3 59 (5.17%) ISTQB
4 35 (3.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (2.19%) CISSP
6 22 (1.93%) VCP4
7 18 (1.58%) Security Cleared
8 17 (1.49%) CEH
9 16 (1.40%) GIAC
9 16 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (1.31%) SC Cleared
11 13 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.88%) CISA
13 10 (0.88%) CISM
13 10 (0.88%) PMI Certification
13 10 (0.88%) HND
14 9 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.79%) MCP
15 8 (0.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.03%) QA
2 39 (3.42%) SLA
3 16 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.14%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.61%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.53%) FATCA
8 5 (0.44%) Basel II
9 4 (0.35%) P3O
10 2 (0.18%) COBIT
11 1 (0.088%) COREP
11 1 (0.088%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.088%) MiFID
11 1 (0.088%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 41 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.05%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.61%) vSphere
6 6 (0.53%) XenApp
6 6 (0.53%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.18%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.18%) vCloud
9 1 (0.088%) Squid
9 1 (0.088%) HDFS
9 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.088%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 31 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.05%) Control-M
3 10 (0.88%) SCOM
4 9 (0.79%) NetBackup
4 9 (0.79%) HP SIM
5 8 (0.70%) SCCM
6 4 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.18%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.18%) CA LISA
7 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.088%) Nagios
8 1 (0.088%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.088%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.088%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.088%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.088%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.088%) WSUS
Vendors
1 207 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 134 (11.74%) Oracle
3 59 (5.17%) HP
4 52 (4.56%) VMware
5 36 (3.16%) Cisco
6 35 (3.07%) SAP
7 34 (2.98%) Business Objects
8 26 (2.28%) Cognos
9 24 (2.10%) Sybase
10 21 (1.84%) Red Hat
11 17 (1.49%) SolarWinds
12 14 (1.23%) Citrix
13 13 (1.14%) BMC
14 12 (1.05%) Pegasus
14 12 (1.05%) Reuters
14 12 (1.05%) Bloomberg
14 12 (1.05%) IBM
15 11 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
15 11 (0.96%) Informatica
16 10 (0.88%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Scotland
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harris Global
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £16000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Salary DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harris Global
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago