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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 6 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 559 595 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.99% 16.09% 16.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.12% 16.85% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 343 358 321
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 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
2923 3532 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.05% 95.51% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 2315 1709
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 27 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 27 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 -1 249 £38,000 +8.57% 62
Glasgow +1 197 £42,500 +18.05% 29
Stirling +4 33 £35,000 -7.89% 5
Aberdeen +2 27 £36,750 -2.00% 2
Fife +7 14 £42,926 +1.00% 1
Renfrewshire - 11 £51,250 - 1
West Lothian -6 10 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Dundee +9 9 - - 2
North Lanarkshire +5 6 £40,000 +33.33% 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 £21,500 -
Falkirk +1 2 £19,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £39,000 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £21,000 - 1
Argyll and Bute - 1 £21,500 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £15,500 -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 - - 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 547 (50.41%) Finance
2 276 (25.44%) SQL
3 189 (17.42%) Microsoft
4 187 (17.24%) Banking
5 180 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
6 167 (15.39%) Business Analysis
7 159 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
7 159 (14.65%) Degree
8 154 (14.19%) Windows
9 142 (13.09%) MS Excel
10 134 (12.35%) Oracle
11 111 (10.23%) Project Management
12 110 (10.14%) SQL Server
13 104 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 102 (9.40%) MS Office
15 90 (8.29%) ITIL
16 79 (7.28%) ISEB
17 77 (7.10%) Java
18 75 (6.91%) Active Directory
19 73 (6.73%) Systems Analysis
20 66 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
21 64 (5.90%) Linux
22 63 (5.81%) Windows 7
23 59 (5.44%) UNIX
24 56 (5.16%) Firewall
25 55 (5.07%) Retail
25 55 (5.07%) HP
26 53 (4.88%) Data Analysis
27 49 (4.52%) Change Management
27 49 (4.52%) .NET

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (4.15%) MS Exchange
2 37 (3.41%) SAS
3 30 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.57%) JBoss
5 15 (1.38%) WebLogic
6 13 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
8 11 (1.01%) Lync
9 10 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.83%) WorkSite
11 8 (0.74%) IIS
12 7 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.65%) CMS
13 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.37%) Apache
15 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.28%) ArcGIS
16 2 (0.18%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.18%) NServiceBus
16 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 142 (13.09%) MS Excel
2 102 (9.40%) MS Office
3 41 (3.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.94%) MS Project
5 19 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.18%) SPSS
6 2 (0.18%) FastStats
6 2 (0.18%) Mingle
7 1 (0.092%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 33 (3.04%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (2.21%) Oracle Financials
4 18 (1.66%) Oracle Payables
5 17 (1.57%) Oracle Receivables
6 15 (1.38%) Oracle iProcurement
6 15 (1.38%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.74%) Oracle SCM
8 8 (0.74%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (0.65%) BPCS
9 7 (0.65%) SAP MDM
10 6 (0.55%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.55%) SAP R/3
10 6 (0.55%) SAP SD
10 6 (0.55%) Markit EDM
10 6 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
11 5 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.18%) Office 365
5 1 (0.092%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.16%) Firewall
2 31 (2.86%) WAN
3 29 (2.67%) LAN
3 29 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (1.47%) Network Security
4 16 (1.47%) DNS
5 15 (1.38%) DMZ
6 13 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (1.11%) SAN
8 10 (0.92%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.74%) Intranet
9 8 (0.74%) Internet
9 8 (0.74%) tcpdump
10 5 (0.46%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.46%) VPN
10 5 (0.46%) HTTP
11 4 (0.37%) FTP
11 4 (0.37%) SMTP
11 4 (0.37%) Wireless
11 4 (0.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 26 (2.40%) Oracle Database
5 24 (2.21%) RDBMS
6 21 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.11%) Data Mining
10 10 (0.92%) SQLPlus
11 8 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.74%) MS Access
12 7 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.55%) DB2
13 6 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.37%) QlikView
15 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (2.12%) Selenium
2 17 (1.57%) JIRA
3 16 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (1.29%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.11%) Cucumber
6 11 (1.01%) LoadRunner
7 9 (0.83%) Toad
8 7 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.46%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.46%) PeopleTools
9 5 (0.46%) MSI
9 5 (0.46%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.37%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.28%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.28%) NUnit
11 3 (0.28%) Moq
12 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.18%) Hudson
12 2 (0.18%) JUnit
General
1 547 (50.41%) Finance
2 187 (17.24%) Banking
3 55 (5.07%) Retail
4 27 (2.49%) Investment Banking
4 27 (2.49%) Retail Banking
5 20 (1.84%) Back Office
6 18 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.66%) Marketing
7 16 (1.47%) Law
8 12 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.01%) Front Office
9 11 (1.01%) General Ledger
10 10 (0.92%) Billing
11 8 (0.74%) Legal
12 7 (0.65%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.46%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.37%) Automotive
15 3 (0.28%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.18%) German Language
16 2 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.52%) .NET
2 25 (2.30%) Web Services
3 23 (2.12%) XML
3 23 (2.12%) ASP.NET
3 23 (2.12%) jQuery
4 20 (1.84%) HTML
5 17 (1.57%) JSP
6 14 (1.29%) SOAP
6 14 (1.29%) .NET Framework
7 13 (1.20%) JBoss Seam
7 13 (1.20%) Java EE 5
7 13 (1.20%) RichFaces
7 13 (1.20%) Struts
7 13 (1.20%) Hibernate
7 13 (1.20%) JSF
7 13 (1.20%) REST
7 13 (1.20%) JAX-RS
8 11 (1.01%) CSS
9 7 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (0.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 180 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (2.95%) Management Information System
3 29 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 20 (1.84%) Equities
5 17 (1.57%) Derivative
6 13 (1.20%) Credit Risk
7 12 (1.11%) Fixed Income
7 12 (1.11%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.01%) Mathematics
9 10 (0.92%) Reference Data
9 10 (0.92%) FMCG
10 9 (0.83%) Kindle
11 8 (0.74%) AS400
12 7 (0.65%) PMI
12 7 (0.65%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.55%) PKI
13 6 (0.55%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 154 (14.19%) Windows
2 64 (5.90%) Linux
3 63 (5.81%) Windows 7
4 59 (5.44%) UNIX
5 37 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.94%) Windows XP
9 17 (1.57%) AIX
10 16 (1.47%) Solaris
11 11 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.65%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.55%) Android
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.28%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.092%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (15.39%) Business Analysis
2 159 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (10.23%) Project Management
4 104 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (8.29%) ITIL
6 73 (6.73%) Systems Analysis
7 66 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
8 53 (4.88%) Data Analysis
9 49 (4.52%) Change Management
10 47 (4.33%) Test Scripting
11 45 (4.15%) PRINCE2
12 43 (3.96%) Migration
13 42 (3.87%) Data Modelling
13 42 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 40 (3.69%) Requirements Analysis
14 40 (3.69%) Asset Management
14 40 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 39 (3.59%) Waterfall
16 38 (3.50%) Mentoring
17 37 (3.41%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 276 (25.44%) SQL
2 77 (7.10%) Java
3 46 (4.24%) C#
4 40 (3.69%) JavaScript
5 35 (3.23%) VBA
6 28 (2.58%) Python
7 26 (2.40%) PL/SQL
7 26 (2.40%) VB
8 21 (1.94%) Perl
9 20 (1.84%) T-SQL
10 18 (1.66%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.47%) PowerShell
12 10 (0.92%) RPG
13 9 (0.83%) C++
13 9 (0.83%) RPG IV
14 7 (0.65%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.46%) F#
15 5 (0.46%) PHP
16 4 (0.37%) VBScript
16 4 (0.37%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 159 (14.65%) Degree
2 79 (7.28%) ISEB
3 49 (4.52%) ISTQB
4 30 (2.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 27 (2.49%) CISSP
6 19 (1.75%) Security Cleared
7 16 (1.47%) SC Cleared
8 15 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.38%) CEH
9 14 (1.29%) GIAC
10 11 (1.01%) CISM
10 11 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (0.92%) CISA
12 9 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.83%) HND
12 9 (0.83%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.83%) MCDST
13 8 (0.74%) GCIA
13 8 (0.74%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.87%) QA
2 37 (3.41%) SLA
3 16 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.29%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.46%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.46%) FATCA
6 4 (0.37%) P3O
7 3 (0.28%) Basel II
8 2 (0.18%) COBIT
9 1 (0.092%) MiFID
9 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.092%) COREP
9 1 (0.092%) AIFMD
System Software
1 75 (6.91%) Active Directory
2 37 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.55%) XenApp
4 6 (0.55%) XenDesktop
4 6 (0.55%) vSphere
5 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.18%) Squid
6 2 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.092%) HDFS
7 1 (0.092%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 25 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.11%) Control-M
3 9 (0.83%) NetBackup
3 9 (0.83%) SCOM
3 9 (0.83%) HP SIM
4 8 (0.74%) SCCM
5 4 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.18%) CA LISA
6 2 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.092%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.092%) Nagios
7 1 (0.092%) WSUS
7 1 (0.092%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.092%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.092%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.092%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.092%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 189 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 134 (12.35%) Oracle
3 55 (5.07%) HP
4 46 (4.24%) VMware
5 38 (3.50%) Business Objects
6 34 (3.13%) SAP
7 32 (2.95%) Cisco
8 26 (2.40%) Cognos
9 25 (2.30%) Sybase
10 17 (1.57%) SolarWinds
11 14 (1.29%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.29%) Reuters
11 14 (1.29%) Bloomberg
12 13 (1.20%) BMC
12 13 (1.20%) Citrix
13 12 (1.11%) Pegasus
14 11 (1.01%) Informatica
14 11 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
15 10 (0.92%) CheckPoint
16 8 (0.74%) Twitter
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Head Resourcing Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £41500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lockheed Martin
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Fife
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Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Salary DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rockhall Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum £35,000 - £50,000 + Benefits Package
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
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