The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 128 112 135
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 35 48 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.18% 1.56% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.63% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 24
Average salary £45,000 £42,926 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £49,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Systems 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
2827 2940 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.70% 95.55% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 1870 2113
Average salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,575
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Systems Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

Systems 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 Systems Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
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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 +14 23 £45,000 -4.25% 4
Glasgow -22 10 £35,000 +2.94%
Aberdeen +16 1 £45,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £38,000 -
Systems Analyst
UK

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Systems 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 Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 38 (52.05%) SQL
2 37 (50.68%) Finance
3 28 (38.36%) Project Management
4 20 (27.40%) SDLC
5 15 (20.55%) VB.NET
5 15 (20.55%) .NET
5 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
8 12 (16.44%) Management Information System
9 11 (15.07%) ERP
9 11 (15.07%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (13.70%) Asset Management
11 9 (12.33%) Retail
11 9 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (12.33%) IFS
12 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
12 8 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (9.59%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (9.59%) Investment Management
14 6 (8.22%) Change Control
14 6 (8.22%) Business Analysis
14 6 (8.22%) Migration
14 6 (8.22%) Banking
14 6 (8.22%) Oracle
14 6 (8.22%) Unix
14 6 (8.22%) Front Office
15 5 (6.85%) Active Directory

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Systems 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 Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.74%) SAS
1 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.37%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) DHCP
2 2 (2.74%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) LAN
3 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.48%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.48%) QlikView
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.37%) dBASE
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) Selenium
2 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (50.68%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Retail
3 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Front Office
4 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.48%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Legal
7 1 (1.37%) Back Office
7 1 (1.37%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (5.48%) XML
3 1 (1.37%) CSS
3 1 (1.37%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.37%) HTML
3 1 (1.37%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.48%) e-Learning
3 4 (5.48%) Equities
3 4 (5.48%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (5.48%) Reference Data
3 4 (5.48%) Statistics
4 3 (4.11%) Economics
5 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.74%) Commodity Exotics
5 2 (2.74%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.74%) Derivative
5 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.37%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Unix
2 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.74%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Project Management
2 20 (27.40%) SDLC
3 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.07%) ERP
4 11 (15.07%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (13.70%) Asset Management
6 9 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (9.59%) Investment Management
7 7 (9.59%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.22%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.22%) Change Control
8 6 (8.22%) Migration
9 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.85%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.85%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.48%) Market Making
10 4 (5.48%) People Management
11 3 (4.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.05%) SQL
2 15 (20.55%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.74%) VBA
4 1 (1.37%) C#
4 1 (1.37%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) Ruby
4 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
1 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) XenApp
2 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) SCCM
1 2 (2.74%) SCOM
1 2 (2.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (2.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.37%) Ansible
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) IFS
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle
4 5 (6.85%) VMware
5 2 (2.74%) CA
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco
5 2 (2.74%) Citrix
5 2 (2.74%) Symantec
5 2 (2.74%) Varonis
6 1 (1.37%) Baan
6 1 (1.37%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) Lotus
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) Sun
6 1 (1.37%) TSYS
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