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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 7 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 539 497 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.52% 15.19% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.52% 16.00% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 351 308 338
Average salary £37,500 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,200 £50,500
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
2910 3107 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.60% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1969 2102
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £60,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +4 284 £40,000 - 48
Glasgow 0 154 £35,000 -6.66% 17
Stirling 0 37 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Aberdeen -14 17 £38,500 -9.41% 4
North Lanarkshire +3 5 £27,500 -8.33%
Fife +3 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Perth and Kinross - 4 £44,000 -
Midlothian - 3 £42,000 - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £21,000 - 1
Aberdeenshire +4 1 £36,000 -7.09% 1
Highlands +3 1 £28,414 -
West Lothian +1 1 £42,500 +165.62% 5
Renfrewshire -5 1 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £27,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 617 (48.89%) Finance
2 342 (27.10%) SQL
3 234 (18.54%) Microsoft
4 223 (17.67%) Business Analysis
5 220 (17.43%) Windows
6 219 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
7 214 (16.96%) Banking
8 196 (15.53%) MS Excel
9 194 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
10 174 (13.79%) SQL Server
11 171 (13.55%) ITIL
12 148 (11.73%) Project Management
13 140 (11.09%) MS Office
14 137 (10.86%) Degree
15 134 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 131 (10.38%) Oracle
17 105 (8.32%) Java
18 101 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
19 100 (7.92%) UNIX
20 97 (7.69%) C#
21 96 (7.61%) Active Directory
22 93 (7.37%) .NET
23 92 (7.29%) Linux
24 89 (7.05%) ISEB
25 81 (6.42%) Windows 7
26 80 (6.34%) Retail
27 71 (5.63%) Change Management
28 66 (5.23%) SharePoint
29 65 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
30 64 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 66 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 51 (4.04%) MS Exchange
3 39 (3.09%) SAS
4 28 (2.22%) WorkSite
5 23 (1.82%) IIS
6 22 (1.74%) WebSphere
7 21 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (1.58%) WebLogic
9 19 (1.51%) JBoss
10 15 (1.19%) CMS
11 14 (1.11%) Lync
12 13 (1.03%) NServiceBus
13 10 (0.79%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.79%) Apache
14 9 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (0.63%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
16 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
17 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 196 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 140 (11.09%) MS Office
3 57 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (3.65%) MS Project
5 19 (1.51%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.24%) SPSS
8 2 (0.16%) FastStats
9 1 (0.079%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 19 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.79%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 9 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (0.55%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.40%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.24%) Endur
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.16%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.079%) SaaS
3 1 (0.079%) Office 365
3 1 (0.079%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.91%) Firewall
2 32 (2.54%) DNS
3 30 (2.38%) WAN
3 30 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 23 (1.82%) LAN
4 23 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 19 (1.51%) FTP
5 19 (1.51%) HTTP
6 18 (1.43%) VPN
6 18 (1.43%) SAN
6 18 (1.43%) DMZ
7 16 (1.27%) Network Security
8 14 (1.11%) Wireless
9 13 (1.03%) HTTPS
9 13 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (1.03%) SMTP
10 12 (0.95%) DHCP
11 8 (0.63%) IP Telephony
12 7 (0.55%) LDAP
13 6 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.85%) Relational Database
3 34 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (1.90%) Oracle Database
7 21 (1.66%) RDBMS
8 16 (1.27%) DB2
9 13 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (0.71%) MS Access
11 8 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.55%) MySQL
12 7 (0.55%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.48%) QlikView
14 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.32%) Base SAS
15 3 (0.24%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 36 (2.85%) Visual Studio
2 20 (1.58%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (1.43%) LoadRunner
4 17 (1.35%) JIRA
5 16 (1.27%) SpecFlow
6 15 (1.19%) Selenium
7 12 (0.95%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.55%) PeopleTools
9 5 (0.40%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.24%) JUnit
10 3 (0.24%) PowerDesigner
10 3 (0.24%) MSI
10 3 (0.24%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.24%) NUnit
10 3 (0.24%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.24%) Moq
11 2 (0.16%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 617 (48.89%) Finance
2 214 (16.96%) Banking
3 80 (6.34%) Retail
4 55 (4.36%) Legal
5 51 (4.04%) Retail Banking
6 49 (3.88%) Law
7 36 (2.85%) Investment Banking
8 31 (2.46%) Back Office
9 29 (2.30%) Marketing
10 14 (1.11%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.95%) Telecoms
12 11 (0.87%) Front Office
13 7 (0.55%) Electronics
13 7 (0.55%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.32%) Advertising
14 4 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.32%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.24%) Games
15 3 (0.24%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (7.37%) .NET
2 58 (4.60%) XML
3 45 (3.57%) HTML
4 43 (3.41%) ASP.NET
5 41 (3.25%) jQuery
6 25 (1.98%) CSS
7 21 (1.66%) JSP
8 20 (1.58%) .NET Framework
9 19 (1.51%) Web Services
9 19 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (1.43%) SOAP
11 17 (1.35%) WCF
11 17 (1.35%) AngularJS
12 14 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (1.11%) LINQ
12 14 (1.11%) REST
13 13 (1.03%) Castle Windsor
13 13 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (1.03%) JAX-RS
13 13 (1.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 219 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 33 (2.61%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.22%) Credit Risk
5 22 (1.74%) Derivative
6 16 (1.27%) Equities
6 16 (1.27%) Mainframe
6 16 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 13 (1.03%) Fixed Income
8 12 (0.95%) Mathematics
9 11 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 11 (0.87%) PMI
10 10 (0.79%) N-Tier
11 9 (0.71%) Reference Data
12 8 (0.63%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.55%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.55%) GIS
14 6 (0.48%) DTV
14 6 (0.48%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 220 (17.43%) Windows
2 100 (7.92%) UNIX
3 92 (7.29%) Linux
4 81 (6.42%) Windows 7
5 54 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 17 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.87%) Solaris
11 6 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.40%) AIX
12 5 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.16%) CentOS
15 1 (0.079%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.079%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.079%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.079%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (17.67%) Business Analysis
2 194 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (13.55%) ITIL
4 148 (11.73%) Project Management
5 134 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 101 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
7 71 (5.63%) Change Management
8 65 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
9 64 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 56 (4.44%) Data Modelling
11 50 (3.96%) UML
12 44 (3.49%) CRM
12 44 (3.49%) Information Security
13 43 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 42 (3.33%) Scrum
15 41 (3.25%) Asset Management
16 40 (3.17%) Waterfall
17 39 (3.09%) Data Analysis
18 37 (2.93%) Workflow
18 37 (2.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 342 (27.10%) SQL
2 105 (8.32%) Java
3 97 (7.69%) C#
4 62 (4.91%) JavaScript
5 37 (2.93%) T-SQL
6 34 (2.69%) VBA
6 34 (2.69%) PL/SQL
7 32 (2.54%) Shell Script
7 32 (2.54%) VB
8 29 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 27 (2.14%) Python
10 26 (2.06%) Perl
11 18 (1.43%) C++
12 17 (1.35%) VBScript
13 15 (1.19%) RPG
13 15 (1.19%) RPG IV
14 12 (0.95%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.71%) C
16 7 (0.55%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 137 (10.86%) Degree
2 89 (7.05%) ISEB
3 62 (4.91%) ISTQB
4 37 (2.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.27%) CISSP
7 15 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (1.19%) CEH
8 12 (0.95%) PMI Certification
8 12 (0.95%) MCP
9 11 (0.87%) Security Cleared
10 10 (0.79%) HND
10 10 (0.79%) MCSE
11 9 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.63%) MCDST
13 7 (0.55%) MCSA
13 7 (0.55%) PhD
13 7 (0.55%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.48%) SSCP
14 6 (0.48%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.44%) QA
2 38 (3.01%) SLA
3 23 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.24%) Basel II
7 2 (0.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.079%) MiFID
8 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.079%) FATCA
8 1 (0.079%) P3O
8 1 (0.079%) COREP
System Software
1 96 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 36 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.55%) XenApp
5 6 (0.48%) vSphere
6 5 (0.40%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.40%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.24%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.16%) NFS
9 2 (0.16%) XenServer
9 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.16%) vCloud
10 1 (0.079%) Squid
10 1 (0.079%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.71%) SCCM
2 9 (0.71%) SCOM
3 6 (0.48%) Control-M
4 3 (0.24%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.16%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.16%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.079%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.079%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.079%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.079%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.079%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.079%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.079%) Nagios
6 1 (0.079%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.079%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 234 (18.54%) Microsoft
2 131 (10.38%) Oracle
3 63 (4.99%) HP
4 48 (3.80%) VMware
5 39 (3.09%) Sybase
6 35 (2.77%) Cognos
7 33 (2.61%) Cisco
8 25 (1.98%) SAP
8 25 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 19 (1.51%) Citrix
9 19 (1.51%) Business Objects
10 18 (1.43%) Twitter
11 16 (1.27%) Bloomberg
12 15 (1.19%) Informatica
13 14 (1.11%) IBM
14 13 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
15 12 (0.95%) Interwoven
15 12 (0.95%) Lotus
16 10 (0.79%) Google
16 10 (0.79%) thinkFolio
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