The table below looks at the statistics for the Risk 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 Risk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analyst
Rank 145 151 177
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 18 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 4
Average salary £52,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.04% -3.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +3.79%
Risk 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
2733 3000 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.09% 95.48% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1877 2483
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Risk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Risk Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Risk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Risk Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Risk Analyst across the Scotland region.

Risk Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Risk Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Risk Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Risk Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

Risk 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 Risk Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Edinburgh +18 11 £51,250 +50.73% 7
Glasgow -8 5 - -
Risk Analyst
UK

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Risk 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 Risk Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 9 (42.86%) Credit Risk
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Derivative
3 9 (42.86%) OO
3 9 (42.86%) Java
4 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
4 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (28.57%) SDLC
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) OOD
6 5 (23.81%) SAS
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 5 (23.81%) Validation
6 5 (23.81%) QA
6 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Stress Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Requirements Management
6 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
6 5 (23.81%) Change Control
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Presales
7 4 (19.05%) Economics
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 4 (19.05%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (19.05%) Mathematics

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Risk 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 Risk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) S-PLUS
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Credit Risk
1 9 (42.86%) Derivative
2 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (19.05%) Credit Derivative
3 4 (19.05%) Economics
3 4 (19.05%) Fixed Income
3 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
3 4 (19.05%) Physics
4 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Online Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) OO
2 6 (28.57%) SDLC
3 5 (23.81%) Change Control
3 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) OOD
3 5 (23.81%) Requirements Management
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 5 (23.81%) Stress Testing
3 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Validation
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Black-Scholes
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Monte Carlo Method
4 4 (19.05%) Presales
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) C++
3 4 (19.05%) MATLAB
3 4 (19.05%) R
3 4 (19.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Basel II
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) TSYS
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