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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 111 95 126
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 53 78 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.67% 2.12% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.24% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 42 59 29
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £28,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2979 3482 3135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.68% 94.77% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 2260 2052
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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 -23 29 £49,000 +18.07% 6
Glasgow 0 9 £42,500 +21.42% 1
West Lothian - 6 - -
Fife - 5 £42,926 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
East Lothian - 1 £33,500 - 1
Systems Analyst
UK

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 53 (58.89%) Finance
2 39 (43.33%) SQL
3 26 (28.89%) Systems Analysis
4 20 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (21.11%) SDLC
6 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (18.89%) Markit EDM
8 16 (17.78%) Retail
8 16 (17.78%) Oracle
9 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 15 (16.67%) ERP
9 15 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 14 (15.56%) Degree
10 14 (15.56%) Asset Management
10 14 (15.56%) Change Management
11 13 (14.44%) .NET
11 13 (14.44%) Manufacturing
12 12 (13.33%) Banking
12 12 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (13.33%) thinkFolio
12 12 (13.33%) VB
12 12 (13.33%) VB.NET
13 11 (12.22%) Java
13 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (12.22%) Test Scripting
13 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
13 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
13 11 (12.22%) Requirements Analysis

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 5 (5.56%) SAS
1 5 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (18.89%) Markit EDM
2 12 (13.33%) thinkFolio
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (5.56%) HiPortfolio
4 5 (5.56%) Primavera
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (1.11%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (1.11%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) WAN
1 6 (6.67%) RIP
1 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.67%) OSPF
1 6 (6.67%) BGP
1 6 (6.67%) NetScreen
1 6 (6.67%) BIG-IP
1 6 (6.67%) VLAN
1 6 (6.67%) Wireshark
1 6 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
1 6 (6.67%) Junos
1 6 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (6.67%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (5.56%) SQLPlus
5 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.33%) dBASE
7 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Toad
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (58.89%) Finance
2 16 (17.78%) Retail
3 13 (14.44%) Manufacturing
4 12 (13.33%) Banking
5 11 (12.22%) Retail Banking
6 9 (10.00%) Front Office
7 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (3.33%) Legal
8 3 (3.33%) Billing
9 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) .NET
2 4 (4.44%) XML
3 3 (3.33%) HTML
4 2 (2.22%) CSS
4 2 (2.22%) XSLT
4 2 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.56%) Fixed Income
4 5 (5.56%) Equities
5 1 (1.11%) Economics
5 1 (1.11%) Derivative
5 1 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.11%) Commodity Exotics
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Systems Analysis
2 20 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 19 (21.11%) SDLC
4 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (16.67%) ERP
5 15 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 14 (15.56%) Change Management
6 14 (15.56%) Asset Management
7 11 (12.22%) Test Scripting
7 11 (12.22%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (12.22%) Technical Analysis
8 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.00%) Investment Management
10 8 (8.89%) Time Management
11 7 (7.78%) Fund Management
12 6 (6.67%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.67%) Network Management
13 5 (5.56%) Workflow
13 5 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.33%) SQL
2 12 (13.33%) VB
2 12 (13.33%) VB.NET
3 11 (12.22%) Java
4 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) VBA
5 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) Degree
2 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
2 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) ISEB
3 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.22%) CISA
4 2 (2.22%) CISM
4 2 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.22%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.11%) Basel III
2 1 (1.11%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.11%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Oracle
2 7 (7.78%) Charles River
3 6 (6.67%) Juniper
3 6 (6.67%) Cisco
3 6 (6.67%) F5
4 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.44%) SAP
6 3 (3.33%) Lotus
7 1 (1.11%) Hyland
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