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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analyst
Rank 157 155 148
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 8 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
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
3201 3038 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.95% 95.12% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2053 1937 2142
Average salary £40,000 £40,699 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.71% +1.74%
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 average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 31 October 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 -7 6 £32,500 -
Stirling -21 1 - -
Risk Analyst
UK

Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Credit Risk
3 7 (46.67%) Banking
4 6 (40.00%) SAS
4 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) CRM
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) Retail
7 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
7 3 (20.00%) TSYS
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (13.33%) Operations Research
8 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
8 2 (13.33%) Information Security
8 2 (13.33%) Statistics
8 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
8 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
8 2 (13.33%) JSON
8 2 (13.33%) Mathematics

Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Credit Risk
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (13.33%) Statistics
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (20.00%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Research
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
3 2 (13.33%) Cash Management
3 2 (13.33%) BCP
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM
3 2 (13.33%) Data Security
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) CRD IV
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) TSYS