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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 10 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 457 526 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.33% 17.25% 15.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.04% 18.03% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 274 317 318
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £49,300
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
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 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
(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
Glasgow +3 211 £35,000 -3.78% 36
Edinburgh -3 209 £40,000 - 58
West Lothian +17 15 £33,931 -20.16% 3
Fife -1 8 £37,500 -12.63%
West Dunbartonshire +1 7 £43,000 +59.25%
Argyll and Bute - 7 £31,500 -
Inverclyde - 7 £31,250 - 2
Aberdeen +1 4 £45,500 +21.33% 1
Stirling -11 4 £36,500 -3.94% 2
East Lothian - 3 - -
Renfrewshire -1 2 £30,000 - 1
East Ayrshire -3 2 £32,500 +109.67%
North Lanarkshire -2 1 £38,000 +55.10% 2
Dundee -18 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £18,750 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 432 (41.94%) Finance
2 263 (25.53%) SQL
3 262 (25.44%) Banking
4 201 (19.51%) Business Analysis
5 180 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
6 168 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
7 164 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 154 (14.95%) Degree
9 144 (13.98%) Project Management
10 124 (12.04%) Retail
11 121 (11.75%) Windows
12 116 (11.26%) Microsoft
13 111 (10.78%) Oracle
14 101 (9.81%) SQL Server
15 98 (9.51%) Test Scripting
16 93 (9.03%) ISEB
17 92 (8.93%) Java
18 83 (8.06%) ITIL
19 80 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
20 76 (7.38%) MS Excel
21 75 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
22 72 (6.99%) Unix
23 69 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
24 68 (6.60%) MS Office
25 67 (6.50%) Data Analysis
26 66 (6.41%) Information Security
26 66 (6.41%) Management Information System
27 65 (6.31%) QA
28 61 (5.92%) Asset Management
29 60 (5.83%) SAS

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 60 (5.83%) SAS
2 24 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.14%) WebSphere
4 20 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 17 (1.65%) JBoss
6 14 (1.36%) IIS
7 11 (1.07%) Lync
8 8 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (0.68%) Apache
9 7 (0.68%) MS Project Server
9 7 (0.68%) NetWeaver
10 6 (0.58%) CMS
11 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.39%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.29%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 76 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 68 (6.60%) MS Office
3 13 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.07%) MS Project
5 10 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.68%) SPSS
7 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.097%) DOC1
8 1 (0.097%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.097%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.097%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.097%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
3 9 (0.87%) Oracle SCM
4 8 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.68%) SAP cProjects
5 7 (0.68%) SAP MM
6 6 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.58%) SAP PM
7 5 (0.49%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.39%) SAP SCM
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.36%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.78%) Office 365
4 2 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.50%) Firewall
2 23 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (1.94%) Intranet
4 19 (1.84%) SSL
5 18 (1.75%) Internet
6 16 (1.55%) HTTP
7 14 (1.36%) LAN
7 14 (1.36%) Network Security
7 14 (1.36%) WAN
8 13 (1.26%) SAN
9 12 (1.17%) DMZ
10 11 (1.07%) tcpdump
11 9 (0.87%) TCP/IP
12 7 (0.68%) VPN
13 6 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.58%) DHCP
13 6 (0.58%) DNS
14 4 (0.39%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.39%) FTP
14 4 (0.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 40 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
5 25 (2.43%) RDBMS
6 18 (1.75%) Data Mining
6 18 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 18 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (1.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 10 (0.97%) QlikView
11 9 (0.87%) MS Access
11 9 (0.87%) MySQL
11 9 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 8 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (2.82%) Selenium
2 9 (0.87%) FitNesse
3 8 (0.78%) HP UFT
3 8 (0.78%) Maven
3 8 (0.78%) WebDriver
4 6 (0.58%) SAP CE
5 5 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.39%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.39%) JIRA
6 4 (0.39%) PowerBuilder
6 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.29%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.29%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.19%) Ant
8 2 (0.19%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.19%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.19%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (0.19%) WinDbg
General
1 432 (41.94%) Finance
2 262 (25.44%) Banking
3 124 (12.04%) Retail
4 39 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.50%) Investment Banking
6 29 (2.82%) Retail Banking
7 25 (2.43%) Front Office
7 25 (2.43%) Marketing
8 23 (2.23%) Manufacturing
9 21 (2.04%) Law
10 18 (1.75%) Spanish Language
11 17 (1.65%) Legal
12 15 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.49%) Back Office
13 5 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.49%) Publishing
14 4 (0.39%) Electronics
15 3 (0.29%) Games
16 2 (0.19%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (5.44%) XML
2 37 (3.59%) .NET
3 31 (3.01%) Web Services
4 20 (1.94%) HTML
5 15 (1.46%) Spring
6 14 (1.36%) Hibernate
7 13 (1.26%) CSS
7 13 (1.26%) Middleware
8 12 (1.17%) XSL
9 11 (1.07%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.78%) Castor
10 8 (0.78%) Drools
10 8 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
10 8 (0.78%) jBPM
11 6 (0.58%) SAP PI
11 6 (0.58%) XML Schema
12 5 (0.49%) SOAP
13 4 (0.39%) Ajax
13 4 (0.39%) Gherkin
14 3 (0.29%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 168 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (6.41%) Management Information System
3 48 (4.66%) Data Centre
4 33 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.23%) Statistics
6 21 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 21 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.04%) User Experience
7 19 (1.84%) Derivative
8 18 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
9 16 (1.55%) Credit Risk
10 14 (1.36%) Data Integration
10 14 (1.36%) Economics
10 14 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
11 12 (1.17%) DataPower
12 11 (1.07%) EPoS
13 9 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.78%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.68%) Clustering
15 7 (0.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 121 (11.75%) Windows
2 72 (6.99%) Unix
3 46 (4.47%) Linux
4 34 (3.30%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.14%) Windows 7
7 20 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (1.84%) Apple iOS
9 17 (1.65%) Windows XP
10 10 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.49%) Android
13 4 (0.39%) AIX
14 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.19%) Solaris
15 2 (0.19%) zOS
16 1 (0.097%) Debian
16 1 (0.097%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (19.51%) Business Analysis
2 180 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 144 (13.98%) Project Management
5 98 (9.51%) Test Scripting
6 83 (8.06%) ITIL
7 80 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
8 69 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 67 (6.50%) Data Analysis
10 66 (6.41%) Information Security
11 61 (5.92%) Asset Management
12 59 (5.73%) Manual Testing
13 53 (5.15%) SDLC
14 51 (4.95%) Migration
15 49 (4.76%) Software Testing
15 49 (4.76%) Test Automation
16 45 (4.37%) Data Modelling
17 41 (3.98%) Change Management
17 41 (3.98%) Release Management
18 40 (3.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 263 (25.53%) SQL
2 92 (8.93%) Java
3 56 (5.44%) Python
4 45 (4.37%) C#
5 34 (3.30%) JavaScript
6 29 (2.82%) PL/SQL
7 24 (2.33%) VBA
8 22 (2.14%) VB.NET
9 19 (1.84%) Perl
10 11 (1.07%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.07%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.97%) C++
11 10 (0.97%) Ruby
11 10 (0.97%) VB
11 10 (0.97%) XPath
12 9 (0.87%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.78%) Groovy
14 7 (0.68%) ABAP
14 7 (0.68%) PHP
15 6 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 154 (14.95%) Degree
2 93 (9.03%) ISEB
3 45 (4.37%) ISTQB
4 32 (3.11%) CISSP
5 22 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 20 (1.94%) Security Cleared
7 17 (1.65%) HND
8 16 (1.55%) IIBA
9 13 (1.26%) CBAP
9 13 (1.26%) CISA
10 11 (1.07%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.97%) CEH
11 10 (0.97%) GIAC
12 9 (0.87%) GCIA
13 7 (0.68%) SAP Certification
14 6 (0.58%) CCNA
14 6 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.58%) HNC
15 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.31%) QA
2 18 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 18 (1.75%) SLA
3 16 (1.55%) Basel II
3 16 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.17%) Solvency II
5 9 (0.87%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.29%) COBIT
8 2 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.097%) FATCA
9 1 (0.097%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 7816
9 1 (0.097%) PMBOK
System Software
1 36 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.49%) Squid
4 5 (0.49%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.19%) XenApp
6 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.19%) zsh
7 1 (0.097%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.097%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.097%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.97%) SCCM
3 9 (0.87%) SCOM
4 4 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.39%) Puppet
5 3 (0.29%) Control-M
5 3 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.29%) Nessus
5 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.097%) Ansible
7 1 (0.097%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.097%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.097%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 111 (10.78%) Oracle
3 35 (3.40%) SAP
4 20 (1.94%) IBM
4 20 (1.94%) VMware
5 17 (1.65%) Cisco
5 17 (1.65%) Informatica
6 16 (1.55%) Citrix
7 14 (1.36%) Google
8 10 (0.97%) HP
8 10 (0.97%) Sun
9 9 (0.87%) IFS
9 9 (0.87%) Sybase
10 8 (0.78%) Charles River
10 8 (0.78%) Cognos
11 7 (0.68%) Adobe
12 6 (0.58%) Cyber-Ark
13 5 (0.49%) Avaya
13 5 (0.49%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Package + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Greenock, Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £220.00 - £270.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £65,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum + 25% bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago