The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 13 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 388 691 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.43% 21.87% 19.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.95% 22.91% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 264 486 467
Median salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £26,475 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
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
2782 3016 3596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.26% 95.44% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1937 2362
Median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 30 July 2016.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 191 £42,500 +8.97% 26
Glasgow -11 158 £35,000 -6.66% 16
Fife -3 10 £31,500 -26.61% 1
West Lothian -1 9 £27,250 -22.14% 2
Renfrewshire -4 5 £24,000 -52.00%
Inverclyde -4 4 £23,500 -39.74%
Aberdeen -9 4 £32,650 -12.93% 1
Stirling -4 3 £47,500 +18.75% 5
South Lanarkshire - 2 £31,250 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 - - 1
Midlothian +4 1 £35,000 -
North Lanarkshire +1 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Highlands -1 1 £36,000 -10.00%
Lanarkshire -1 1 £46,000 +15.00%
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,000 - 1
Strathclyde - 1 £29,500 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 374 (44.42%) Finance
2 215 (25.53%) SQL
3 161 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (17.93%) Business Analysis
5 139 (16.51%) Banking
6 133 (15.80%) Microsoft
7 128 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
8 117 (13.90%) Degree
9 97 (11.52%) Windows
10 96 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 94 (11.16%) MS Excel
12 88 (10.45%) Retail
13 83 (9.86%) Project Management
14 82 (9.74%) Oracle
15 79 (9.38%) SQL Server
16 77 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
17 75 (8.91%) ITIL
18 65 (7.72%) SDLC
19 61 (7.24%) MS Office
20 53 (6.29%) Data Analysis
20 53 (6.29%) .NET
21 47 (5.58%) Computer Science
22 46 (5.46%) QA
23 44 (5.23%) Asset Management
24 43 (5.11%) Migration
24 43 (5.11%) Data Modelling
24 43 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
25 42 (4.99%) Analytics
25 42 (4.99%) C#
25 42 (4.99%) Scrum

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.97%) SAS
3 16 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.43%) CMS
5 8 (0.95%) IIS
6 6 (0.71%) Apache
6 6 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.48%) Confluence
7 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.48%) JBoss
7 4 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.24%) CICS
8 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.12%) FileNet
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 94 (11.16%) MS Excel
2 61 (7.24%) MS Office
3 33 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (3.21%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.54%) MS Project
6 6 (0.71%) SPSS
7 4 (0.48%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.12%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 16 (1.90%) Cognos TM1
2 14 (1.66%) Cognos Controller
3 13 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 9 (1.07%) SAP CO
4 9 (1.07%) SAP FI
4 9 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (0.83%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.59%) Infor M3
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.48%) Sage CRM
8 4 (0.48%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (0.36%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.36%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.95%) Office 365
2 8 (0.95%) SaaS
3 7 (0.83%) IaaS
4 3 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.38%) Firewall
2 13 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.31%) Network Security
4 10 (1.19%) DNS
5 7 (0.83%) DHCP
5 7 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (0.83%) SAN
5 7 (0.83%) WAN
6 6 (0.71%) LAN
7 5 (0.59%) ATM
7 5 (0.59%) Internet
8 3 (0.36%) Intranet
8 3 (0.36%) NAS
8 3 (0.36%) VoIP
8 3 (0.36%) WLAN
9 2 (0.24%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.24%) Wireless
10 1 (0.12%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.12%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.16%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.14%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.90%) RDBMS
5 15 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (1.43%) QlikView
7 12 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.31%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.19%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.95%) MS Access
11 7 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.71%) Base SAS
12 6 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
13 5 (0.59%) Star Schema
14 4 (0.48%) Big Data
14 4 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (1.90%) Selenium
2 13 (1.54%) Cucumber
2 13 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.43%) JIRA
4 9 (1.07%) SpecFlow
5 8 (0.95%) HP UFT
6 5 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.48%) FitNesse
7 4 (0.48%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.36%) Maven
8 3 (0.36%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.24%) NUnit
9 2 (0.24%) Subversion
10 1 (0.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.12%) MSI
10 1 (0.12%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
General
1 374 (44.42%) Finance
2 139 (16.51%) Banking
3 88 (10.45%) Retail
4 33 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 30 (3.56%) Retail Banking
6 19 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 18 (2.14%) Marketing
8 17 (2.02%) Front Office
9 14 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.31%) Law
11 10 (1.19%) Legal
11 10 (1.19%) Local Government
12 7 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.83%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.71%) Billing
13 6 (0.71%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.59%) Back Office
14 5 (0.59%) Games
15 3 (0.36%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.12%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (6.29%) .NET
2 24 (2.85%) XML
3 20 (2.38%) HTML
4 17 (2.02%) ASP.NET
5 12 (1.43%) Gherkin
6 9 (1.07%) CSS
7 8 (0.95%) SOAP
8 7 (0.83%) REST
9 6 (0.71%) Middleware
9 6 (0.71%) Web Services
10 5 (0.59%) jQuery
10 5 (0.59%) SAP Basis
11 4 (0.48%) CGI
11 4 (0.48%) HTML5
12 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.36%) CSS3
12 3 (0.36%) WCF
13 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1 (0.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 128 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.58%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 25 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.61%) Mathematics
6 19 (2.26%) Derivative
7 18 (2.14%) Economics
7 18 (2.14%) User Experience
8 15 (1.78%) Statistics
9 14 (1.66%) Credit Risk
10 13 (1.54%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.43%) Physics
12 11 (1.31%) Virtual Team
13 9 (1.07%) Driving Licence
13 9 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.07%) Psychology
13 9 (1.07%) Reference Data
14 8 (0.95%) Data Integration
14 8 (0.95%) Visualisation
15 7 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 97 (11.52%) Windows
2 40 (4.75%) Windows Server
3 34 (4.04%) Unix
4 27 (3.21%) Windows 7
5 24 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.02%) Linux
7 17 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.31%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.95%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.83%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.48%) Android
12 2 (0.24%) MVS
13 1 (0.12%) Solaris
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (17.93%) Business Analysis
3 96 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (9.86%) Project Management
5 77 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
6 75 (8.91%) ITIL
7 65 (7.72%) SDLC
8 53 (6.29%) Data Analysis
9 44 (5.23%) Asset Management
10 43 (5.11%) Data Modelling
10 43 (5.11%) Migration
10 43 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 42 (4.99%) Analytics
11 42 (4.99%) Scrum
12 38 (4.51%) CRM
13 37 (4.39%) Systems Analysis
14 36 (4.28%) ERP
15 35 (4.16%) User Stories
16 34 (4.04%) Change Management
17 32 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 215 (25.53%) SQL
2 42 (4.99%) C#
3 37 (4.39%) Java
4 25 (2.97%) VBA
5 24 (2.85%) PL/SQL
6 18 (2.14%) Python
7 15 (1.78%) Perl
8 13 (1.54%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.19%) C++
10 9 (1.07%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.71%) COBOL
13 5 (0.59%) ABAP
13 5 (0.59%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.59%) R
14 4 (0.48%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.36%) C
15 3 (0.36%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 117 (13.90%) Degree
2 36 (4.28%) ISEB
3 18 (2.14%) ISTQB
3 18 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (1.19%) CISSP
5 10 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.07%) HND
7 8 (0.95%) CISM
8 7 (0.83%) PhD
9 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.59%) CEH
10 5 (0.59%) CISA
10 5 (0.59%) GIAC
11 4 (0.48%) CCNA
11 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.48%) HNC
12 3 (0.36%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.46%) QA
2 30 (3.56%) SLA
3 5 (0.59%) Actionable Recommendations
3 5 (0.59%) ISO 8583
3 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 7816
4 4 (0.48%) COBIT
5 3 (0.36%) Basel II
5 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.36%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.12%) FATCA
6 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 39 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.48%) Squid
5 3 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.24%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.24%) XenApp
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (1.90%) SCCM
2 6 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.71%) Puppet
3 4 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.48%) TeamSite
3 4 (0.48%) WSUS
4 3 (0.36%) SCOM
5 2 (0.24%) Control-M
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.24%) QRadar
6 1 (0.12%) Nessus
6 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 133 (15.80%) Microsoft
2 82 (9.74%) Oracle
3 29 (3.44%) VMware
4 28 (3.33%) SAP
5 25 (2.97%) Cognos
6 20 (2.38%) Cisco
7 15 (1.78%) Citrix
7 15 (1.78%) HP
8 14 (1.66%) Informatica
9 11 (1.31%) Charles River
10 10 (1.19%) Sybase
11 9 (1.07%) JD Edwards
12 8 (0.95%) Hyperion
12 8 (0.95%) IBM
12 8 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (0.83%) Remedy
14 6 (0.71%) Bloomberg
14 6 (0.71%) Dell
14 6 (0.71%) Sage
15 5 (0.59%) Infor
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Posted: Yesterday
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