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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 121 132 98
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 45 28 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 0.89% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.94% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 31
Average salary £41,000 £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.37% -22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,683 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
3194 2989 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 94.98% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 1915 2069
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,744
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%

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 24 October 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 24 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
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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 -2 28 £46,500 +69.09% 3
Glasgow +2 10 £31,500 +6.77% 1
Highlands - 4 £28,414 -
Aberdeen +9 1 £37,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Systems Analyst
UK

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 50 (40.00%) Finance
2 41 (32.80%) Business Analysis
3 35 (28.00%) SQL
4 31 (24.80%) MS Office
5 29 (23.20%) Banking
5 29 (23.20%) Degree
6 27 (21.60%) Retail
6 27 (21.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (18.40%) Project Management
7 23 (18.40%) Retail Banking
8 19 (15.20%) Systems Analysis
8 19 (15.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (15.20%) MS Excel
9 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
10 14 (11.20%) MS Project
10 14 (11.20%) PRINCE
11 13 (10.40%) ISEB
11 13 (10.40%) Oracle
11 13 (10.40%) T-SQL
11 13 (10.40%) Asset Management
12 12 (9.60%) MS Visio
13 11 (8.80%) Business Process Mapping
14 10 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (8.00%) Data Mining
15 9 (7.20%) ITIL
15 9 (7.20%) Linux
15 9 (7.20%) Workflow
15 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (6.40%) Management Information System

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (2.40%) SAS
2 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.80%) JBoss
3 1 (0.80%) Apache
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (24.80%) MS Office
2 19 (15.20%) MS Excel
3 14 (11.20%) MS Project
4 12 (9.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (5.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (4.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.80%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) SAN
1 4 (3.20%) Intranet
2 3 (2.40%) LAN
2 3 (2.40%) WLAN
2 3 (2.40%) WAN
2 3 (2.40%) Firewall
3 1 (0.80%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.80%) DHCP
3 1 (0.80%) VPN
3 1 (0.80%) DNS
3 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.00%) Data Mining
3 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.40%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.20%) QlikView
6 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.80%) MS Access
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.80%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) PeopleTools
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (40.00%) Finance
2 29 (23.20%) Banking
3 27 (21.60%) Retail
4 23 (18.40%) Retail Banking
5 8 (6.40%) Advertising
6 3 (2.40%) Law
6 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.60%) Front Office
7 2 (1.60%) Legal
7 2 (1.60%) Games
8 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) XML
2 2 (1.60%) Web Services
3 1 (0.80%) HTML
3 1 (0.80%) Middleware
3 1 (0.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.20%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.60%) User Experience
5 1 (0.80%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.80%) Clustering
5 1 (0.80%) Economics
5 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.80%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.20%) Linux
2 7 (5.60%) UNIX
3 2 (1.60%) Windows
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.80%) Business Analysis
2 27 (21.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (18.40%) Project Management
4 19 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (15.20%) Systems Analysis
4 19 (15.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (11.20%) PRINCE
6 13 (10.40%) Asset Management
7 11 (8.80%) Business Process Mapping
8 9 (7.20%) Workflow
8 9 (7.20%) ITIL
9 8 (6.40%) OO
9 8 (6.40%) ERP
9 8 (6.40%) Change Management
10 6 (4.80%) Information Security
10 6 (4.80%) Document Management
10 6 (4.80%) OOD
10 6 (4.80%) ETL
10 6 (4.80%) Procure-to-pay
11 5 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.00%) SQL
2 13 (10.40%) T-SQL
3 8 (6.40%) C++
4 7 (5.60%) Java
5 5 (4.00%) VBA
5 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.20%) C
7 3 (2.40%) Perl
7 3 (2.40%) Python
8 1 (0.80%) VB
8 1 (0.80%) C#
8 1 (0.80%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (23.20%) Degree
2 13 (10.40%) ISEB
3 1 (0.80%) CIPD
3 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) SLA
1 5 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) XenServer
2 1 (0.80%) vSphere
2 1 (0.80%) NFS
2 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) Squid
2 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.80%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (10.40%) Oracle
2 8 (6.40%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.00%) VMware
3 5 (4.00%) Cisco
4 4 (3.20%) HP
4 4 (3.20%) Citrix
5 3 (2.40%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.40%) EMC
5 3 (2.40%) TSYS
5 3 (2.40%) F5
6 2 (1.60%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.80%) Charles River
7 1 (0.80%) Informatica
7 1 (0.80%) thinkFolio