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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 104 123 112
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 63 32 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.75% 1.02% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.08% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 46 18 24
Average salary £38,750 £29,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.47% -26.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £39,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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
3430 2957 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.47% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 1925 2092
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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
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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 +13 44 £40,500 +47.27% 6
Glasgow -1 12 £31,500 -2.32%
Highlands - 4 £28,414 - 1
Aberdeen +13 1 £37,500 -16.66%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Systems Analyst
UK

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 52 (40.94%) Finance
2 43 (33.86%) Business Analysis
3 33 (25.98%) MS Office
4 32 (25.20%) SQL
5 31 (24.41%) Banking
6 30 (23.62%) Degree
7 28 (22.05%) Retail
8 25 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (18.11%) Retail Banking
10 20 (15.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (15.75%) Project Management
11 19 (14.96%) MS Excel
12 16 (12.60%) MS Project
12 16 (12.60%) PRINCE
12 16 (12.60%) Systems Analysis
13 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
14 14 (11.02%) Asset Management
14 14 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (10.24%) T-SQL
15 13 (10.24%) ITIL
15 13 (10.24%) ISEB
16 12 (9.45%) Oracle
17 11 (8.66%) MS Visio
18 10 (7.87%) Data Mining
18 10 (7.87%) Business Process Mapping
18 10 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (7.09%) Cisco
19 9 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 9 (7.09%) VMware
19 9 (7.09%) Change Management

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 3 (2.36%) SAS
2 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.79%) CMS
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 33 (25.98%) MS Office
2 19 (14.96%) MS Excel
3 16 (12.60%) MS Project
4 11 (8.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (5.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (4.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.79%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) SAN
2 7 (5.51%) LAN
2 7 (5.51%) WLAN
2 7 (5.51%) WAN
3 4 (3.15%) Firewall
3 4 (3.15%) Intranet
4 2 (1.57%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.79%) DHCP
5 1 (0.79%) VPN
5 1 (0.79%) DNS
5 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.87%) Data Mining
3 9 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.51%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.15%) QlikView
6 4 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.79%) MS Access
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.79%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) PeopleTools
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (40.94%) Finance
2 31 (24.41%) Banking
3 28 (22.05%) Retail
4 23 (18.11%) Retail Banking
5 8 (6.30%) Advertising
6 3 (2.36%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.36%) Law
6 3 (2.36%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.57%) Legal
7 2 (1.57%) Games
7 2 (1.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.79%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) XML
2 3 (2.36%) HTML
3 2 (1.57%) Web Services
3 2 (1.57%) XSLT
4 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.15%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.57%) User Experience
4 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.72%) Linux
2 4 (3.15%) UNIX
3 2 (1.57%) Windows
3 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.86%) Business Analysis
2 25 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (15.75%) Project Management
3 20 (15.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (12.60%) Systems Analysis
4 16 (12.60%) PRINCE
5 14 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.02%) Asset Management
6 13 (10.24%) ITIL
7 10 (7.87%) Business Process Mapping
8 9 (7.09%) Change Management
9 8 (6.30%) ERP
9 8 (6.30%) Workflow
10 7 (5.51%) OO
11 6 (4.72%) Information Security
11 6 (4.72%) Procure-to-pay
11 6 (4.72%) Fund Management
12 5 (3.94%) Document Management
12 5 (3.94%) OOD
12 5 (3.94%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.20%) SQL
2 13 (10.24%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.72%) C++
3 6 (4.72%) Java
4 4 (3.15%) C
4 4 (3.15%) VBA
4 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.57%) Python
6 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.79%) Perl
7 1 (0.79%) C#
7 1 (0.79%) VB
7 1 (0.79%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (23.62%) Degree
2 13 (10.24%) ISEB
3 1 (0.79%) CIPD
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.94%) QA
2 4 (3.15%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) XenServer
2 1 (0.79%) vSphere
2 1 (0.79%) NFS
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (9.45%) Oracle
2 9 (7.09%) Cisco
2 9 (7.09%) VMware
3 8 (6.30%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.30%) HP
3 8 (6.30%) Citrix
4 7 (5.51%) CheckPoint
4 7 (5.51%) EMC
4 7 (5.51%) F5
5 3 (2.36%) TSYS
6 2 (1.57%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.79%) Charles River
7 1 (0.79%) thinkFolio
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